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Cayman’s swimmers vying for CARIFTA spots

Cayman’s swimmers vying for CARIFTA spots

| 27/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) hosted the fourth annual Cayman Islands National Swimming Championship 16-19 February at the Camana Bay Aquatic Centre, with the open-water 5K taking place earlier in the month. A number of swimmers made qualifying times a [...]

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Young runners ready to go Off the Beaten Track

Young runners ready to go Off the Beaten Track

| 22/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): A group of young athletes is training for one of Cayman’s most challenging sporting events, the Off the Beaten Track (OTBT) 50K ultra-marathon and relay route, set for Sunday, 26 February. The team, the Solomon Harris Speedsters, will be taking on a course that goes through [...]

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Kids come out for Gaelic football

Kids come out for Gaelic football

| 21/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Young Gaelic football enthusiasts showed up in force for the first training session of the year, on Saturday, 11 February at the Cayman International School pitch. The “Start of Season Blitz” event for the Kids Gaelic Football Club attracted 65 children who learned about th [...]

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Brac sports officials learn about child abuse prevention

Brac sports officials learn about child abuse prevention

| 20/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): A delegation from the Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports travelled to Cayman Brac on Thursday, 9 February, to kick off the first in a series of child abuse prevention training sessions specifically targeting sports administrators and officials. The sessions, which [...]

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Government workers step up for good health

Government workers step up for good health

| 20/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): In just 21 days, 1,209 people from 60 teams competed in the “Every Step Counts” pedometer challenge, exercising their way to a collective 179 million steps. The 920 civil servants who participated recorded 141,315,713 steps, with the remaining 289 people drawn from statutor [...]

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Swimmers dive into national championships

Swimmers dive into national championships

| 16/02/2017 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association (CIASA) is hosting the Cayman Islands National Swimming Championships starting today (Thursday, 16 February). This four-day meet, being held at the Camana Bay Aquatics Centre, is using the preliminaries and finals format that is [...]

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Junior tennis players double up to raise money

Junior tennis players double up to raise money

| 14/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): It was a win-win situation at the Cayman Islands Tennis Club last Saturday, 4 February, with youngsters enjoying a doubles tournament followed by supper and a movie, and raising more than $1,000 for the Tennis Federation’s junior overseas travel fund. Players aged nine to ove [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

DG’s 5K Challenge races to help YMCA

| 10/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge will be benefiting the YMCA of the Cayman Islands in 2017. Led by Deputy Governor Franz Manderson, the annual walk/run this year aims to raise $60,000 for the youth-oriented organisation. The money will go towards building a “ropes challen [...]

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Riders put on show at dressage event

Riders put on show at dressage event

| 06/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation held its second dressage show of the season on Sunday, 29 January, at the Equestrian Centre in the morning and at Cayman Riding School in the afternoon. Sandy Hotz, a Colorado-based USEF-S and FEI 4* judge, officiated the show, which fea [...]

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Registration opens for Off The Beaten Track

Registration opens for Off The Beaten Track

| 01/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The eighth annual Off the Beaten Track 50K ultra-marathon and relay, one of the most challenging athletic events on the Cayman Islands’ sporting calendar, will be taking place Sunday, 26 February. Race founder Kenneth Krys is encouraging teams to sign up for the race, which h [...]

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Cayman Prep secure league titles

Cayman Prep secure league titles

| 31/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(PFL): Cayman Prep continued their recent domination of the CUC Primary Football League (PFL) as the school secured the 2016/2017 Under 9 and Under 11 League championships Saturday, 28 January, at the Annex Field, headlining a glorious day of PFL and Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) final [...]

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Dwight Yorke attends youth football tourney

Dwight Yorke attends youth football tourney

| 31/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Former Manchester United player Dwight Yorke and the FA Cup made an appearance at the second Academy Sports Club Mini Slam Cup held on Monday, 23 January at the Academy Field. The event featured a seven-a-side tournament with three age groups: U11 boys, U13 boys and U13 girls. [...]

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Course record set at Mercuryman

Course record set at Mercuryman

| 30/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Marino Vanhoenacker, previous world record holder for the Ironman triathlon, broke the course record of 4:11 by almost 10 minutes at the Mercuryman, held Sunday, 22 January in Grand Cayman. Of the 80 triathletes who participated in the fifth anniversary of the Mercuryman triath [...]

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Kids Gaelic football kicks off new season

Kids Gaelic football kicks off new season

| 30/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club will host a “Start of Season Blitz” on Saturday, 11 February, from 9:30am-11:30am at Cayman International School, comprising skills training for various age groups followed by a round robin of matches. The free event, for youngs [...]

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Cayman Prep face CIS for league titles

Cayman Prep face CIS for league titles

| 25/01/2017 | 0 Comments

(PFL): The primary schools’ best footballers were in action at the Annex Field Saturday, 21 January, as the 2016/2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and the Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) semifinals were played in front of a large crowd. Next up are the finals and third-place match [...]

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