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Long Distance (again!) on Hot102FM in Jamaica!

Here are the final snippets from my radio interview on Sportsline on Hot102FM in Jamaica last week Monday. The show was hosted by Wayne Lewis and Trudy-Ann Williams,  while Bruce James, the President of MVP track club (where Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce trains), also made an appearance as we discussed the recently concluded World Championships: The first snippet is

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200m World Championship Medallists at Moscow 2013 (L-R - Cote d'Ivoire's Ahoure won Silver, Jamaica's Fraser-Pryce won GOLD and Nigeria's Okagabre won Bronze)

Blessing ensures Nigeria ends World Champs with 2 medals; Murielle does same for Cote d’Ivoire

On Friday evening, Blessing Okagbare won her second World Championship medal in a week – bronze in the 200 metres – to ensure that Nigerians for the first time since 1999 had something to celebrate at the end of these championships. Indeed, Blessing single-handedly ensured that Nigeria equaled its best ever medal tally of 1 Silver

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Blessing jumping in Moscow

Blessing Okagbare wins Nigeria’s first World Championship medal since 1999!

Earlier today, Sunday August 11th 2013, in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Blessing Okagbare came as close as any Nigerian has ever come to becoming a World Champion in Athletics, when she finished  2 centimetres behind the unpredictable, yet ever-present Brittney Reese in the Long Jump – unpredictable because Reese sneaked into today’s final in

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