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Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

Cayman adds 3 golds to medals tally in swimming

| 22/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers matched their first-day medals total, taking 11 including three more gold at Sunday’s (21 April) CARIFTA Aquatics Championships taking place in Barbados. Together with the four silver and four bronze in swimming, duplicating Saturday’s haul, Cayman has 29 total medals overall, comprising synchronised swimming, open water and pool events, entering […]

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Swimmers take 3 golds at CARIFTA championships

Swimmers take 3 golds at CARIFTA championships

| 21/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s swimmers earned 11 medals, including three gold, on the first day of competition at the 34th annual CARIFTA Aquatics Championships being held in Barbados through Tuesday, 23 April. Taking the top spot on the podium for Cayman on Saturday, 20 April, all in girls’ events, were Raya Embry-Brown, for her first […]

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CARIFTA games open in Cayman

CARIFTA games open in Cayman

| 21/04/2019

(CNS Local Life): Aijah Lewis gave host Cayman Islands its first medal in the 48th annual CARIFTA games at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, taking bronze in the women’s U20 high jump on the opening day of the three-day event, Saturday, 19 April. Later in the day, high jumper Louis Gordon just missed a spot […]

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Government turns to sports for newest heroes

Government turns to sports for newest heroes

| 14/08/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The government is looking to give out its next batch of local gongs to sports women and men who have excelled in their fields. The 2018 National Heroes Day is still more than five months away but the nominations committee has already held their first meeting and begun planning the annual national […]

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Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

Cayman hold Belize to goal-less draw in away leg

| 26/03/2015 | 7 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands football team clung onto a goal-less draw in the World Cup qualifying match on Wednesday evening during a relentless game of attack from the Belize squad playing in front of a home crowd in Belmopan. The Cayman national team was in trouble from the first minute, when Belize was awarded a penalty […]

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DG encourages fundraising and fitness

DG encourages fundraising and fitness

| 04/03/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The registration for the 2015 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge has now opened and Franz Manderson is urging the community to join in to improve their fitness and raise much-needed funds for the Special Olympians of the Cayman Islands (SOCI), who have their sites on the Los Angeles Games this summer. The challenge is set […]

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Webb unopposed in CONCACAF ballot

Webb unopposed in CONCACAF ballot

| 04/03/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): As the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) prepares itself for its executive elections next month, the regional footballing body has confirmed that Cayman’s Jeffrey Webb is set to be re-elected as president, as he is running unopposed. Arguably the world’s most famous modern day Caymanian, Webb has said he […]

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Team Cayman in good shape for regional swimming games

Team Cayman in good shape for regional swimming games

| 26/02/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association is sending 21 young swimmers to Barbados in April to compete in the XXX 2015 CARIFTA Swimming Championships. Bailey Weathers, CIASA’s Technical Director, said it has already been an exciting season for many local swimmers. “We have seen an incredible amount of improvement and success, and we are expecting […]

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CONCACAF backs winter World Cup for Qatar

CONCACAF backs winter World Cup for Qatar

| 24/02/2015 | 3 Comments

(CNS): The proposal by a special FIFA task force to move the 2022 World Cup to the end of the year has the support of CONCACAF, officials from the regional football body have confirmed. The task force met in the Qatar capital, Doha, Tuesday to discuss the issues surrounding the tournament there following concerns that […]

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Clifton Hunter tops school sports challenge

Clifton Hunter tops school sports challenge

| 19/02/2015 | 2 Comments

(CNS): For the third-year running, Clifton Hunter High School emerged as the overall winner of the seventh annual Inter-secondary Track and Field Meet. During the three-day event teenage athletes from all of Cayman’s secondary schools, from the public and private sectors, went into fierce competition. CHHS tallied up an impressive 804 points, just nine points […]

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CIFA plans full calendar for football staff

CIFA plans full calendar for football staff

| 19/02/2015 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The local football association is planning a busy schedule of courses this year to help support the personnel needed to advance the sport in the Cayman Islands. Courses providing certification opportunities for coaches, team medical personnel, and administrators start off with a FIFA Grassroots Coaching Course in Cayman Brac next month.

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