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For Jamaicans at home and in the Diaspora, the Beijing Olympics in 2008 and the World Championships in Berlin a year later were unforgettable. Most will remember the outstanding performance of Usain 'Lighting" Bolt who proved he was still the fastest human being on the planet, outclassing the field in the 100 meters (9.58 secs) and 200 meters (19.19 secs) (both world records) at the World Championship in Berlin, Germany. In similar fashion, Olympic champion Shelly Ann Fraser took home gold in the women’s 100 meters while Kerron Stewart, hurdles champion Brigitte Foster-Hylton, Delloreen Ennis-London, 400m champion Melaine Walker, Veronica Campbell-Brown, Aileen Bailey and Simone Facey all made us extremely proud.

The Miami Northwest Express Track Club, Inc. will host its 35th Annual Northwest Track & Field Classic on June 11-13, 2010 at Miami-Dade College, North Campus / Traz Powell Stadium.

If you would like to compete, please register on-line at www.directathletics.com. You may also visit the Miami Northwest Express website at www.mnwexpress.com to obtain additional Meet information.

Broward County will make international sporting event history May 20-23 when it hosts the first international cricket match ever played in the United States by full International Cricket Council (ICC) members.
Playing a man down in the second half, Miami FC fought its way to a 1-1 draw against the FC Tampa Bay Rowdies in the first ever meeting between the two teams in the Coastal Cup, a physical match that marked the new era for a classic rivalry.
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