Barbados Discusses Enhancing Sports & Culture With Cuba

Barbados Discusses Enhancing Sports & Culture With Cuba

By Sheena Forde-Craigg | January 10, 2024 | BGIS Developing Barbados’ sports and culture sectors was the focal point of discussion between the Ambassador of the Republic of Cuba to Barbados, Yanet Cárdenas, and Minister of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment, Charles Griffith. The discussion took place today during a courtesy call at the Ministry’s […]

The First Black Professional Soccer Coach in the USA will receive the Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award at CARAH Awards

The First Black Professional Soccer Coach in the USA will receive the Marcus Garvey Lifetime Achievement Award at CARAH Awards

Photos Courtesy: CARAH awards The CARAH Awards is presented by the Institute of Caribbean Studies (ICS), the leading Caribbean-American advocacy organization responsible for securing the Presidential Proclamation of June as National Caribbean-American Heritage Month. The prestigious honors recognize the contributions and accomplishments of Caribbean leaders in various fields while celebrating Caribbean pride and the great […]

Controversial Interview Casting Doubt on Jamaican Sprint King Usain Bolt Resurfaces

Controversial Interview Casting Doubt on Jamaican Sprint King Usain Bolt Resurfaces

By jamaicans.com | October 30, 2023 American journalist Graham Bensinger has renewed the debate about the superior abilities of Jamaican athletes including the world’s fastest man alive, Usain Bolt. The journalist recently shared on Tik Tok a preview of an interview he did with Victor Conte, founder and president of the Bay Area Laboratory Co-operative (BALCO), […]

How Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon Has Won the Heart of Runners Across the Globe

How Jamaica’s Reggae Marathon Has Won the Heart of Runners Across the Globe

Photos courtesy of Karen Fuchs The Reggae Marathon, for many, is the most transfixing event on the semi-professional running calendar. Urban marathons, such as the New York and London Marathon, force runners through blocks and boroughs of densely packed buildings and labyrinthian streets. “The magic moments of Jamaica, of running in Negril, involve having the […]

Fifth and Final Olympics for Jamaican Sprint Legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in 2024

Fifth and Final Olympics for Jamaican Sprint Legend Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce in 2024

By Jamaicans.com | September 26, 2023 Jamaican sprint superstar Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has confirmed that the Olympic Games in Paris in 2024 will be her last. A  recent silver and bronze medal winner at the 2023 World Athletics Championships in Budapest, Hungary, Fraser-Pryce also suffered a muscle injury at the competition and was taken to a hospital. While the injury […]

Usain Bolt Honored with Top Legends New Value Note

Usain Bolt Honored with Top Legends New Value Note

Editorial credit: Shahjehan / Shutterstock.com By Stephanie Korney Jamaica’s multi-Olympic champion and sprint legend Usain Bolt is featured on a new value note issued by collectibles firm Top Legends. Value notes from Top Legends, which are copy-protected, provide unique collectible items that combine artistic quality, authentic designs, and sophisticated safety features in an item that recognizes the […]

Report: Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt’s $10 Million ‘Retirement Funds’ Wiped Out After Massive Scam Leaves Him With Only $2,000 in His Account

Report: Olympic Sprinter Usain Bolt’s $10 Million ‘Retirement Funds’ Wiped Out After Massive Scam Leaves Him With Only $2,000 in His Account

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 08.18.2016: Usain Bolt of Jamaica celebrates winning gold medal 200m sprint race track field at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. (Shutterstock) By Aaron Royce, Footwear News Decorated Olympic athlete Usain Bolt has begun the new year with a financial loss, according to Jamaica Observer. As reported by Essentially Sports, Bolt was scammed from around $9,998,000 in his […]

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

Jamaican Kaliese Spencer-Carter to Receive Olympic Medal After Russian Runner Stripped of 2012 Gold

By Staff Writer, Jamaicans A decade after receiving the gold medal in the 400-meter hurdles event at the 2012 London Olympics, the winner, Natalya Antyukh of Russia has been disqualified and stripped of the medal for doping. This means that the 2012 silver medalist, Lashinda Demus of the United States, will be presented with the […]

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