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Usain Bolt for OJ

The world fastest man is to be awarded the fourth-highest honor of our nation, the Order of Jamaica. Prime Minister Bruce Golding announced on September 15th, this will make Bolt the youngest ever to receive such an award.

The Prime minister said when this award is presented to the 100 and 200 meter world record holder he would be referred to as "The Honorable" Mr Bolt. How cool is that!

In addition to that, the PM say in recognizing the outstanding record breaking performance by usain, at both the Olympic in Beijing China, and the astonishing run at the World Athletic Championship in Berlin Germany.

Highway 2000 will be renamed after the world greatest sprinter.

The prime minister also paid tribute to all the athletes who represented the country at the world championships, with distinction.

He however singled out Brigitte Foster-Hilton for taking home gold in the 100 meter hurdle at that event.

Danny McFarlane the 400 meters hurdler was praised for the highest number of appearances at the world championship nine times paralleled that of race walker Tim Barrett.

Shaggy save the Children

Shaggy And Friends Make A Difference Foundation has donated to the Children hospital some much needed equipment.

The Bustemante Children hospital in Kingston Jamaica benefit from Shaggy and friends Generosity with these equipments.

19 Syringes Pumps

22 Valve Metric Pumps

4 Hospital Stretchers

1 Surgical Microscope

5 Signal Pulse Oximeters

9 Vital Signs Monitors

10 Examinations Lights

A nurse on the orthopedic ward said.

"This will maximize and improve the care given to each child."

Great work Shaggy!



Unusual Present - A Piece Of The Berlin Wall?

Berlin Germany honored Usain Bolt by giving him a piece of the Berlin Wall 12-feet high and 2.7 metric ton. Wow! That's huge, unheard of, 'if you will.'

It will be delivered to Bolt training camp in Jamaica by a special company.

The piece of wall will be decorated with a life-size painting of Bolt running on the blue track of the Olympic stadium with thewords "New WR'- new world record. Bolt said "I will never forget Berlin.

Berlin Mayor Klaus Wowereit said "Bolt had shown that one can tear down walls that had been considered as insurmountable."

Berlin Germany Thirteen medals

With the IAAF World Championship in Berlin Germany now come to a close on Sunday August 23th-2009, Jamaica bag a silver in the final race the woman's 4x400m relay.

Jamaica manage to clenched 13-medals, seven gold, four silver and two bronze. Jamaica is second only to the USA, they topped the medal table with 10 gold, six silver and six bronze. Team Jamaica I have one word for you, Awesome!



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