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Bolt says he's ready for the Order of Jamaica

"For the Prime Minister to decide to bestow certain things on me, it must be for a good reason," was Usain Bolt’s reaction yesterday to being bestowed Jamaica’s fourth highest honour – the Order of Jamaica (OJ).

Prime Minister Bruce Golding on Tuesday announced that the world’s fastest man will also be named Ambassador-at-Large and have the Highway 2000 express roadway renamed in the athlete’s honour.

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But following Golding’s pronouncement, some experts felt the OJ and ambassadorial position had come too early in Bolt’s career and could be too much of a burden for the 23-year-old to carry.

"For me it’s no problem. I’m very honoured and I really appreciate it. I don’t know why some people see it as a big problem, but for me, no problem," said Bolt….Read More

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