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Webb presses on with goal of Caribbean league

Webb presses on with goal of Caribbean league

| 29/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) President Jeffrey Webb has been pressing ahead with plans for a regional league to help develop Caribbean football. At a recent meeting officials discussed the initial Caribbean Professional League viability report on the positives and negatives of potential competition formats and their correlated […]

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Teen player secures apprenticeship with English club

Teen player secures apprenticeship with English club

| 29/01/2015 | 5 Comments

(Grasspiece): Sixteen-year-old Sebastian Martinez is making local football history as the first young Caymanian to receive a two-year apprenticeship contract, starting this summer with professional football club Swindon Town FC in England. Martinez has been with the League One club’s prestigious Youth Academy since 2011 when he became the first young Caymanian to sign a […]

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Local competitors make scoreboard in half ironman

Local competitors make scoreboard in half ironman

| 22/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The overall winner for the professional triathletes in Cayman’s annual half iron distance triathlon, the Generali Mercuryman, was American triathlete and trainer, Emily Cocks, who managed to complete the 1.2 mile swim in just 29:01:00, the 56 mile bike race in 2:27:36 and the 13.1 mile run in 1:34:07, for an overall time of […]

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Special Olympians need funds for LA Games

Special Olympians need funds for LA Games

| 20/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): This year the Cayman Islands is sending its biggest team ever to the Special Olympic Games, which will take place in Los Angeles in July and August. However, the team is facing a hefty bill, needing around $170,000 to send the 37 athletes and support personnel to the Games. At a press briefing last week Andrew […]

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Girls encouraged to join in football festival

Girls encouraged to join in football festival

| 20/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) will host its inaugural Girls’ Grassroots Football Festival on Saturday as part of the goal to encourage more girls to take part in the game. “We hope to boost the women’s football programme by starting to teach our girls and young ladies about the basics of the game, […]

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Cayman to tackle Belize on road to Russia

Cayman to tackle Belize on road to Russia

| 19/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands national football team has been paired with Belize in the first round of the regional qualifiers for the FIFA 2018 World Cup in Russia. The first match will be an away game for Cayman followed by a home leg. This is a very tough draw for the Cayman Islands which is […]

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Cayman’s football boss focuses on diversity

Cayman’s football boss focuses on diversity

| 14/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): In an effort to embrace and promote diversity in the game, the regional football boss, Jeffery Webb, has unveiled a new handbook designed as an educational guide for the football community. The first ever Diversity Handbook was launched Wednesday at a Club Licensing Seminar in Miami.

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Officials to draw teams for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

Officials to draw teams for 2018 World Cup qualifiers

| 14/01/2015 | 1 Comment

(CNS): The draw to determine who will play who in the region during the first games on the road to the 2018 World Cup in Russia will take place in Miami Thursday. The draw includes 27 of the 35 national teams making up the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF), including […]

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Top triathletes to battle for Mercuryman title

Top triathletes to battle for Mercuryman title

| 09/01/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s annual, one-of-a-kind half Ironman distance triathlon this coming Sunday in East End is attracting some of the leading athletes in the Ironman sport. Former downhill ski champion American Lisa Roberts, who is an Ironman and 70.3 specialist; American triathlete and trainer Emily Cocks; Canadian triathlete, dietician and former ballerina Jennifer Lentzke; USA triathlon coach […]

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