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Jamaican Olympic Champion Elaine Thompson-Herah Departs From Nike To Sign With PUMA

Elaine Thompson-Herah has found a new home. On July 14, the fastest woman alive made the official announcement that she signed with PUMA.

Jul 18, 2022

Jamaican Bobsled Team Sells NFTs To Raise Money For The 2022 Winter Olympics

The Jamaican bobsled team would love to continue its “cool runnings” into the winter Olympics. In a press release announcement, it was revealed that one of the world’s most famous bobsled teams would love to go to the winter Olympics, and they need to raise money to do so. But this time around, they’re not going to be doing exhibitions or heart-warming Disney movies. Rather, they’re raising money with non-fungible tokens (NFTs). “ The NFT Drop will feature limited edition digital artwork which highlights the best of the Jamaican Bobsled Team brand: daring, courageousness, persistence, and claiming your place on Earth regardless of where you are,” read a statement in the press release. “ The NFT Drop initiative is the first of its kind, mixing in a range of authentic Jamaican digital and physical experiences from musicians, music, and art lovers along with a purpose-driven mission of securing the celebrated team a spot in the 2022 Olympics utilizing unique digital assets.” According...

11-Year-Old Dominic Darby Just Won a Coding Competition After Creating His Own Video Game For the First Time

This 11-year-old is making big moves in the gaming world! According to Black Business, Jamaican native, Dominic Darby has won the XPRIZE Connect Code Games competition after creating his own video game for the first time. The competition, sponsored by California-based, nonprofit, XPRIZE, was a partnership between the company and video game developer E-Line Media. Supported by Endless Network, the partnership is on a mission to improve lives through technology. Darby was named “Best in Class,” and won a $1,000 cash prize in the Junior Division. Using MIT’s Scratch coding software, Darby’s winning piece titled, “How to Fall,” consists of a game character who moved through multiple levels while getting away from different obstacles.   This is the first game that Darby has ever created and it took him several months to finish the game. According to his mother, Shellian Darby, her son first learned about the platform at just six-years-old after attending a summer program held at the...

Mar 18, 2021