Photo: Jetola Anderson-Blair of Houston Texas ; winner of  The Marcia Sinclair Memorial Award.  New York/October 29, 2020/CMMInc… The Awards Ceremony to announce the winners of the recently held Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) Inaugural Virtual 5K Run/Walk, was held on Sunday October 25, 2020. The organization which had since 2011 held its annual 5K […]

Team Jamaica Bickle intensifies focus on athletes’ welfare with 5K run/walk

DESPITE the negative effects of the coronavirus pandemic and the resulting fallout in sponsorships and fund-raising activities, chief executive officer (CEO) of Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB), Irwine Clare says the focus was firmly on the welfare of Jamaican students in the United States. The COVID-19 pandemic, he said, had caused a serious shift in concentration […]

Pandemic Costs Team Jamaica Bickle $22m

From left: Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) President Irwine Clare, Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association Second Vice-President Vilma Charlton, Jamaica Olympic Association First Vice-President Nelson Stokes, and Olympians Association of Jamaica’s (OAJ) Marvin Anderson at the signing of a memorandum of understanding signing between the TJB and OAJ at the National Stadium on Friday. Photo: Nicholas Nunes  […]

2020 Penn Relays to Showcase 100 Years of HBCU Competition

PHILADELPHIA – The 2020 Penn Relay Carnival will celebrate 100 years of participation of the Historically Black Colleges & Universities with a series of events during the Relays, which will be held April 23-25, 2020, at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. “The 1920 Penn Relays were the first to welcome multiple HBCU participants as Lincoln, Howard and Cheyney all took the track,” said Relay Carnival Director Dave Johnson. “Since then, more […]

Hubert Lawrence |Gibson McCook Relay Magic

Jamaica Gleaner Last year, Kimar Farquharson was the shining high school star of the 41st Gibson McCook Relays. His stunning 4×800-metre anchor leg time-warped Calabar High School into the record books at 7 minutes 31.71 seconds. In a show of relay magic on Saturday, at the 42nd staging of the venerable relay carnival inside the […]

Top Guns Set For Carifta Showdown

Racers Track Club’s Oblique Seville Source: Jamaica Gleaner THE TOP Under-17 and Under-20 athletes will be hunting places on the country’s team to next month’s Carifta Games, which is scheduled to be held in Hamilton, Bermuda, between April 10 and 13. Today’s opening day of competition at the National Stadium will see eight field-event finals […]

RJRGLEANER Honour Awards 2019 | Caring For Athletes At Home And Abroad

Recipient: Team Jamaica Bickle Category: Special Award: Voluntary Service Source: Jamaica Gleaner Jamaican high schools impress athletics enthusiasts and scouts on the track at the Penn Relays Carnival at Franklin Field in Pennsylvania, United States, every year, but a large part of their successes is due to the background work done by Team Jamaica Bickle […]


To mark 25 years of service to Jamaica’s athletes, Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) made a commitment to donate 25 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) to schools in 2019 under its “Defibrillator to Schools” program. The organization was however able to donate 35 units, 10 more than planned through the help of kind sponsors. Thirteen (13) high schools; Annotto Bay, […]

More Defibrillators for Schools!

Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) will present another 15 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) as part of its “Defibrillator to Schools Program,” in a ceremony set to take place on Friday November 15 (9:00am-2:00pm) at the JAMPRO Auditorium, 18 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10. Thirteen (13) schools; the National Stadium and The University of the West Indies (UWI) […]