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Say it ain’t so…VCB tests positive for banned diuretic

It’s been over two days since I first heard the news and I still cannot believe it. I have to write this post in the first person because this is personal. I have admired VCB for so long – have sung her praises right here on Islandista so many times. So words are inadequate to describe how […]

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Islandistas Shelly-Ann and VCB shine at the Olympics!

It’s like deja vu all over again – here we are blogging about two of our favourite sporting islandistas – Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce and Veronica Campbell Brown. Just like we did in 2008. And in 2009. Because that’s just how our islandistas do it! Shelly-Ann just gave me goosebumps and my throat is still raw from […]

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Islandistas doing good – VCB and Alexandra Burke

At opposite ends of the Atlantic, two islandistas have been doing their bit for charities close to their hearts recently. Sprint legend Veronica Campbell-Brown presented the second ever Veronica Campbell Brown Foundation scholarship at her alma mater Vere Technical, in an emotional homecoming. “It really feels good to be here, at home, ” said VCB […]

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VCB blazes at Prefontaine Classic

  One of Islandista’s favourite sprinters – the lionhearted Veronica Campbell-Brown, sizzled in the Prefontaine Classic this weekend – in the 100 meters.  Though she’s no slouch at the shortest distance, over the last few years, VCB has become better known for her 200 m ability than her 100 m running, as she won back […]

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Islandistas we love: Golden girls VCB and Shelly!

Jahknow, mi couldn’t blog during di Olympics. Di at’lete dem just had me in such a uproar whe mi couldna constentrate. Had to channel my Jamaican friends there just now. 🙂 It is all done and dusted and it was truly the best Olympics ever for me as a Caribbean person. I don’t know if any […]