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Equestrians jump into competition

Equestrians jump into competition

| 16/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The third leg of the Cayman Riding School (CRS) Combined Training League took place Saturday, 11 March, with the sunny day attracting a record number of competitors and spectators to the riding facility. Unlike most other equestrian competitions where horse and rider attempt ju [...]

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Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

Registration opens for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 16/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Registration has opened for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge, which is being held in April. This year, registration will be online for the first time to make it simple for walkers and runners to sign up for the event. The CaymanActive website is hosting registration, w [...]

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Gaelic football on tap to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

Gaelic football on tap to celebrate St Patrick’s Day

| 10/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club is hosting a free training and games session at the Camana Bay CIS football pitch on Saturday, 18 March. This event, the St Patrick’s Blitz, will encompass training of skill sets for each age group and culminate in a round robin of [...]

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DG leads annual fitness drive

DG leads annual fitness drive

| 08/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Deputy Governor Franz Manderson launched the Off the Couch fitness programme Monday, 6 March, ahead of his annual DG’s 5K Challenge. The weekly walk/run, which is free, aims to get people in shape for the 5K Challenge to raise money for the YMCA of the Cayman Islands. Off the [...]

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West Indies cricket legends go to bat for Cayman

West Indies cricket legends go to bat for Cayman

| 07/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Two West Indies cricket legends will be in Cayman in April for a fundraising golf tournament. Barbadians Gordon Greenidge and Desmond Haynes formed a dominant opening partnership for the West Indies in the 1980s; together they made more than 6000 runs, as well as 16 100-run sta [...]

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Brac Spring Weekend on the horizon

Brac Spring Weekend on the horizon

| 03/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Brac teenagers and young adults are set for a weekend of forums, drone racing, and sports from 10-12 March 2017. The Youth Services Unit (YSU) of the Ministry of Community Affairs, Youth and Sports is organising the activity-filled days of free events. James Myles, YSU a [...]

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Kanuga repeating the ultimate challenge for charity

Kanuga repeating the ultimate challenge for charity

| 02/03/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): For the second year running, local real estate agent and ultramarathon runner Kerri Kanuga has been accepted to enter what is considered the most demanding and extreme running race on earth, the STYR Labs Badwater 135 Ultra Marathon in Death Valley in the US, set for 10-12 Jul [...]

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Golf Tournament aids Alzheimer’s Association

Golf Tournament aids Alzheimer’s Association

| 28/02/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Pirates Week Charity Golf Classic went off without a hitch on Friday 17 February with dozens of golf lovers teeing up to help raise funds for the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Association of the Cayman Islands (ADACI). Although due to inclement weather the event had been postp [...]

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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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