Controversial issues which have plagued Jamaica’s star-studded track and field teams at major international events recently, some which surfaced again before and during the IAAF World Championships in Athletics (WCA) which ended here Sunday, must be ironed out once and for all, according to a representative of the country’s top athlete.

If not, the off-track issues could damage Jamaica’s reputation worldwide and demoralise the athletes, who won 13 medals – seven gold, four silver and two bronze – at the 2009 WCA.

Sometimes you make some little judgement calls that are unnecessary and it cost us medals," Norman Peart, manager of Usain Bolt, the biggest name in the sport, who won the 100 and 200 metres gold in world record times and ran a leg on Jamaica’s victorious 4×100 metres relay team, said Sunday…..Read More

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