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THIS WEEK IN SPORTGLOBE: Athletes under fire for flag use
2012-09-06 15:32:16 | (0 Comments)
Athletes under fire for flag use
Jamaica's Warren Weir, Usain Bolt and after their 200 Olympic final - Ricardo Makyn/Staff Photographer
RESPECTED logistical and protocol consultant, Merrick Needham, has hit out against Jamaican athletes draping themselves with the national flag during celebrations.
University lecturer Fae Ellington has also weighed in: “The flag should never touch the ground and should never be tied around the neck of an athlete.”
Brush with racism haunts Stevens
AS Reggae Boy Errol Stevens prepares for Jamaica’s World Cup qualifier against the United States this Friday, the Arnett Gardens playmaker said he is still haunted by the blatant racism he faced while playing for five months in Russia.
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Mattocks ready to prowl
As a youngster growing up, it was always Darren Mattocks’ dream to one day represent his country and play professional football on the international stage. That dream is now reality for the former University of Akron star, who scored 39 goals in 47 appearances for the college over two years.
Goalie predicts victory for Boyz
Montego Bay United’s Jacomeno Barrett won’t be between the sticks for the Reggae Boyz in Friday’s World Cup qualifying tie against the United States but is supremely confident Jamaica can pull off a win.
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