Olympics: While Nigeria House flops in Brazil Jamaica nets 20,000 visitors

By IKECHI Uko The Rio Olympics left Nigeria limping home with only the “Golden” Bronze won by the football team. That wasn’t the only loss suffered by Nigeria in Rio. While Jamaica was smiling home with a truckload of Gold medals from the tracks it seems it also won the tourism Gold medal too. The idea of a Nigeria village […]

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Olympics: How health policies and strong culture created Usain Bolt and other Jamaican runners

Among the most enigmatic features of Jamaica, an island of only 2.8 million people, is its astonishing supremacy in running. Currently, the world’s fastest man and woman are both Jamaicans. Nineteen of the 26 fastest times ever recorded in 100 meter races were by Jamaicans. The list goes on. Jamaica’s global dominance is broad and deep, both male and female, […]

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