Fifty Days Afire
Fifty Days Afire

A new book, Fifty Days Afire: Inside Jamaica’s Long Sprint to Freedom, will feature the fifty greatest performances by Jamaican sprinters on the international stage. The project, which researched more than a century of events on the track through 2022, begins with a specially illustrated chapter detailing G.C. Foster’s tour of the United Kingdom in 1908.

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Anthony Foster is a renowned Jamaican sports journalist, honored twice as the Jamaica sports journalist of the year (in 2004 and 2005). His journalistic achievements are globally recognized. Notably, he authored an award-winning article on Usain Bolt, the iconic 6-time Olympic champion, 11-time World champion, and record holder for the sprint double. This significant piece was published in the Jamaica Gleaner in 2004. Anthony's extensive coverage includes prestigious events such as the Olympic Games in Beijing 2008, London 2012, and Rio 2016. He has also provided coverage for seven (7) World Athletics Championships held between 2007 and 2022, alongside various other international sporting events. Noteworthy mentions comprise his coverage of the 2007 World Cup of cricket and his cherished experience reporting on the 2004 clash between his favorite football team, Argentina, and the USA.