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Adaejah Hodge Claims Austin Sealy Award at 49th CARIFTA Games

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Jamaica imperiously swept the distance relays but Adaejah Hodge of the British Virgin Islands added a third gold to her tally to claim the Austin Sealy Award for the meet’s Most Outstanding Athlete, and leave an indelible mark on the 49th CARIFTA Games which wrapped up here Easter Monday.

Adaejah Hodge from the BVI in the 200 meters at the 49th CARIFTA Games on Monday.

Educator and Olympian, Vilma Charlton, to Be Honored By Team Jamaica Bickle

New York, New York - Noted Educator and Olympian, Vilma Charlton, OD., will be honored with the Pioneer in Athletics & Exemplary Leader in Sport Award, at the inaugural staging of the Labor of Love Luncheon being put on by Team Jamaica Bickle Inc., the New York based organization that provides hospitality services to Jamaican (and Caribbean) athletes at the Penn Relays held annually at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia, PA. The beautiful Spring affair will be held on Sunday April 24, 2022, 12 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., at the Crest Hollow Country Club, 8325 Jericho Turnpike, Woodbury, New York. Other honorees are Stephen Drummond, Esq; Dawn Warren Esq., David Warren Esq., and JoAnne Squillace Esq.

Vilma Charlton, O.D. (Credit: Collin Reid)

Team Jamaica Bickle to Welcome Jamaican Athletes to Penn Relays Carnival After 2-Year Break

New York, New York - Team Jamaica Bickle is preparing to welcome Jamaican athletes to the Penn Relays Carnival for 2022 as easing of COVID-19 restrictions takes effect across the USA and the Caribbean. TJB was well into planning mode in 2020 when the COVID-19 pandemic halted most sporting activities worldwide, the Penn Relays being no exception. It’s been a two-year hiatus from these relays, for Team Jamaica Bickle and the athletes it serves.

Calabar High School 2019 4x100m team in Action (Photo Credit: Collin Reid)
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