1. Usain Bolt
No other Jamaican has come close to matching Bolt's mind-boggling achievements, much less his worldwide appeal. Whatever happens in London, Bolt's status as the greatest sports personality we have ever had is assured.
Jamaican Sports Icons
Gleaner contributor and KLAS sportscaster Orville Higgins compiled a list of Jamaica’s 10 greatest sports icons to celebrate its 50th year of independence. Higgins is the 2011 winner of the Hugh Crosskill/Raymond Sharpe Award for Sports Reporting. Click the photos to read the article.