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Jake Brislane Wins Second Carifta Medal

Jake Brislane Wins Second Carifta Medal

Jake Brislane won his second medal at the Carifta Games at the Kirani James Athletic Stadium in St George’s, Grenada, yesterday [April 1]. Brislane, who won bronze in the boys under-20 1,500 metres on the opening day of the competition on Saturday, claimed silver in the 5,000 in 15min 42.42sec. The 19-year-old went one better than last year’s Games... Read more of this article

Track & Field: Carifta Games Day 2 Results

Track & Field: Carifta Games Day 2 Results

The 51st Carifta Games continued at the Kirani James Stadium, Saint George, Grenada. Miles Outerbridge, advanced out of the Under 17 boys 200m heats, Outerbridge clocked the 6th fastest time of 22.37, while Daylen Scott finished 16th with a time of 23.47. Norre Robinson and Denver Tucker advanced out of the Under 20 boys 200m heats, Robinson clocked... Read more of this article

Jake Brislane Wins Bronze In Grenada

Jake Brislane Wins Bronze In Grenada

[Updated with video] Jake Brislane has won Bermuda’s first medal at the Carifta Games at the Kirani James Athletics Stadium in St George’s, Grenada, yesterday [March 30]. Brislane claimed bronze in the under-20 division 1,500 metres, breaking the four-minute barrier for the first time, finishing in 3min 58.83sec. The 19-year-old finished behind... Read more of this article

Minister Darrell Cheers On CARIFTA Athletes

Minister Darrell Cheers On CARIFTA Athletes

The CARIFTA Teams departed the island on Wednesday, and the  Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport, Senator Owen Darrell was at the airport to bid them farewell A Government spokesperson said, “The 51st CARIFTA Games begins on Saturday, March 30th, and ends on Monday, April 1st. The games will be held at the Kirani James Athletics Stadium... Read more of this article

BNAA Unveils Bermuda’s Carifta Team

BNAA Unveils Bermuda’s Carifta Team

The Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] has unveiled Bermuda’s lineup for the 51st Carifta Games in Grenada. A spokesperson said, “BNAA is pleased to share the names of athletes who have been invited to represent Bermuda at the 51st Carifta Games which will be held at the Kirani James Athletics Stadium Queens Park, St. Georges,... Read more of this article

2024 Carifta Games Squad Hit By Injuries

2024 Carifta Games Squad Hit By Injuries

Bermuda’s squad for the upcoming Carifta Games in St George’s, Grenada, has been hit by a slew of injuries. Kallan Richardson [1,500 and 500 metres], J’Jaz Richards [100 and 200], I’Aura Golding [100 and 100 hurdles], Azari Jones [1,500 and 3,000], Simeon Hayward [800 and 4x100], and Arima Turner [4x100] had all qualified for the annual... Read more of this article

Kallan Richardson To Miss Carifta Due To Injury

Kallan Richardson To Miss Carifta Due To Injury

Kallan Richardson will miss this year’s Carifta Games due to injury. BNAA President Dr Freddie Evans said, “Kallan Richardson BNAA’s U20 academic and athletic wonderkid has been ruled out of this year’s Carifta Games. “The St. John’s University junior has been fighting an achilles injury for the last two months and he has been... Read more of this article

Two Weeks Left Until Carifta Entries Submitted

Two Weeks Left Until Carifta Entries Submitted

With two weeks remaining before the final entries must be submitted for the 2024 Carifta Games which will be held in Grenada, BNAA President Dr Freddie Evans said he was disappointed that there were no qualifiers from this weekend’s events. He said, “Despite weather conditions improving slightly, and young athletes delivering solid performance,... Read more of this article

2024 Carifta Swimming Team Announced

2024 Carifta Swimming Team Announced

The Bermuda Carifta Swimming Age Group Championship team has been selected, with the Games set to take place from March 30th to April 2nd at the Betty Kelly-Kenning Aquatic Center in Nassau, Bahamas. Several of the swimmers will be representing Bermuda for the first time in this international event, including Rory Shepperd, Scarlett Spurling, Dominic... Read more of this article

BNAA To Hold Golf Fundraiser For Carifta

BNAA To Hold Golf Fundraiser For Carifta

The Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] will hold its Second Annual Carifta Fundraising Golf Tournament at Belmont Hills Golf Course on February 24. The format of the tournament, which starts at noon, will be Captain’s Choice. Funds raised will go towards supported the island’s athletes at the Carifta Games in Grenada from March 30 to... Read more of this article

BermudAir Charter Planned For Carifta Games

BermudAir Charter Planned For Carifta Games

The Bermuda National Athletic Association said they are working with BermudAir to arrange a charter flight to Grenada for the 2024 Carifta Games. A BNAA spokesperson said, “Bermuda National Athletic Association with the support of BermudAir is in the process of arranging a charter flight to Grenada for the Carifta Games 2024. “After the team... Read more of this article

Track & Field Athletes Qualify For Carifta

Track & Field Athletes Qualify For Carifta

Bermudian track and field athletes delivered outstanding performances over the weekend, with Jaeda Grant [1500m], Norre Robinson [100m], Cameron Adkins [3000m], Jake Brislane [5000m], and Elise Dickinson [400m] securing Carifta qualifications. A spokesperson said, “On Saturday, January 27th, Jaeda Grant [1500m] 4:57.72 joined Norre Robinson [100m]... Read more of this article

Three Athletes Meet Carifta Track Standards

Three Athletes Meet Carifta Track Standards

The Bermuda National Athletics Association hosted a track meet where three athletes –  Jaeda Grant, Cameron Adkins, and Jake Brislane — successfully met the Carifta Standards. Jaeda Grant achieved the Carifta standard in the Under 17 women’s 1500 meter run with a time of 4:57.72, surpassing the set standard of 5:06.00. Cameron Adkins... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win 5 Medals In Carifta Triathlon

Bermuda Win 5 Medals In Carifta Triathlon

The 5th annual CARIFTA Triathlon got underway in Nassau, Bahamas, with Bermuda’s athletes making a strong showing to win five medals on the first day. In the female 11-12 age group division, Sofia LeClerc finished 5th with a time of 24:06, Daisy Langley was 9th clocking 25:57, while Riana Robinson was 12th with a time of 27:24, Elena Bortoli crossed... Read more of this article

Bermuda Carifta Triathlon Team Announced

Bermuda Carifta Triathlon Team Announced

The Bermuda Triathlon Association today announced the names of the 29 athletes chosen to take part in the 5th annual Carifta Triathlon, Aquathlon and Mixed Team Relay Championship scheduled to be held in Nassau, Bahamas this weekend. Male and female athletes will compete in 11-12, 13-15, 16-19 and 20-21 age groups with draft legal triathlon events being... Read more of this article

Minister Darrell’s Trip To Bahamas Cost $2,424

Minister Darrell’s Trip To Bahamas Cost $2,424

A trip in April 2023 by Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Senator Owen Darrell to Bahamas for the Carifta Games 2023 cost $2,424.71, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from April 8, 2023 – April 11, 2023, and the web page listing said, “Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Senator,... Read more of this article