ALIA, OR ELSE!

By Zaheer E. Clarke

Published January 19, 2015

Alia Atkinson, front-runner for the 2015 RJR Sportswoman of the Year Award

Alia Atkinson, front-runner for the 2015 RJR Sportswoman of the Year Award

By the time this is published, the RJR Sports Foundation Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year Awards would have been presented. The front-runners on everyone’s lips are Nicholas ‘Axeman’ Walters and Alia Atkinson. Both athletes are from nontraditional sports, boxing and swimming, that haven’t seen winners in recent times.

It is my belief that if Alia Atkinson did not win the 2014 RJR Sportswoman of the Year, last Friday, then the awards committee should be fired or they should relinquish their positions forthwith. Continue reading