Asafa Powell’s statue to be unveiled in Jamaica on Feb 9

Asafa Powell’s statue to be unveiled in Jamaica on Feb 9

  The statute of Olympian and former world record holder over 100 metres, Asafa Powell, is to be unveiled at Independence Park at the National Stadium in Kingston on Sunday, February 9. That’s according to the Minister of Sport, Olivia Grange who has said all is on track for next month’s unveiling. She gave the […]

Trinbago sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye banned for two years

Trinbago sprinter Michelle-Lee Ahye banned for two years

PARIS, France — Trinidad and Tobago’s Michelle-Lee Ahye, an Olympic sprint finalist, has been banned for two years after “whereabouts failures”, the Athletics Integrity Unit (AIU) has announced. Ahye, sixth in both the 100 and 200m at the 2016 Rio Olympics, and again sixth in the 100m at the 2017 London world championships, is suspended […]

Canada’s Under-19 World Cup cricket squad of to South Africa

Canada’s Under-19 World Cup cricket squad of to South Africa

Canada’s 15 member squad, which will be captained by Astan Deosammy, managed by Anil Khanna with former Canadian national Senior Team Captain Farouk Kirmani as its Head Coach, departed for South Africa on Friday January 3. The Canadians left to join fifteen other competing country teams that will be participating in the South Africa hosted […]

Ethan Small strikes gold in Junior World Karate

Ethan Small strikes gold in Junior World Karate

By Lincoln DePradine It is widely known that Canada’s top individual female global sporting champion is Bianca Andreescu, who won the U.S. Open Tennis championship last September. What’s not so well-known is that the latest male individual world champion is a Black Canadian, Ethan Small, whose parents were born in Jamaica. Small travelled to Chile […]

Turning sneakers into art – sneak this book under the tree

Turning sneakers into art – sneak this book under the tree

By Stephen Weir  If your son or daughter has ever lined up all night on Yonge Street to buy a pair of designer sneakers, there is a book you might want to buy and sneak under the Christmas tree! Available only through on-line booksellers like Amazon.ca and Indigo, The Art of Sneakers written by Hollywood actor Ivan […]

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