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Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

Brackers turn out for DG’s 5K Challenge

| 18/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Governor Martyn Roper, Deputy Governor Franz Manderson and Strategic Operations Officer Jennifer Ahearn were among the 72 participants in the Cayman Brac 2019 DG’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, 15 September.

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Heat ends primary girls football rally early

Heat ends primary girls football rally early

| 17/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Extreme heat cut the 2019 CUC Girls Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally short last Saturday, 14 September, as a number of players were affected by the intense conditions. Although the plan was for the eight teams to all play each other (a total of seven games each), a decision was made to end […]

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School football league targets 1,000 players

School football league targets 1,000 players

| 13/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): A new football league has been created that will enable students to compete against each other in school teams, with around 1,000 players from 22 schools expected to take part. The new Cayman Youth Football League (CYFL) will take over the administration of the CUC Primary Football League, which has been running for over […]

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Cayman nets important wins in Nations League

Cayman nets important wins in Nations League

| 09/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): Fresh on the heels of the Cayman Islands national football team’s 2-0 victory over the US Virgin Islands on Friday, the team netted a fantastic win over much tougher opponents Barbados on Sunday night. The 3-2 victory took place in front of a home crowd at the Truman Bodden stadium in George Town. Jorrell […]

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DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

DG’s 5K Challenge nears fundraising goal

| 08/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The fundraising target for this year’s Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge is $70,000, which will be split evenly among three charitable causes: the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre, the Special Needs Foundation Cayman and the Alex Panton Foundation. DG Franz Manderson has said that they are on track to reach the ambitious fundraising goal […]

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Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

Crisis Centre raising funds for new shelter

| 01/09/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS): The Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC) is encouraging people to sign up for their annual Jingle Bell 5K 10K Walk/Run, which will take place at the start of the festive season on Sunday 1 December. Funds raised will go towards building a new shelter for local victims and their children, as the current facility […]

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Cayman Heart Fund donates AED to Boxing Association

Cayman Heart Fund donates AED to Boxing Association

| 28/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Heart Fund (CHF) recently donated an automated external defibrillator (AED) to the Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA), with which CHF is planning to hold a health-focused day called “Know Your Numbers” the end of October. At the family event, the community will be invited to CIBA’s gym for free health […]

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Men’s rugby team set for tournament debut

Men’s rugby team set for tournament debut

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The FFP Cayman National Men’s XV squad will be competing for the first time at the Americas Rugby Challenge (ARCh) from 23 August-1 September in Medellin, Colombia. The ARCh enables second-tier countries like Cayman to progress further in the sport of rugby. Cayman qualified for the tournament with a 58-14 drubbing of […]

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Gerry Kirkconnell honoured with Little League award

Gerry Kirkconnell honoured with Little League award

| 16/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Local businessman and community leader, Gerry Kirkconnell, was surprised at a recent Cayman Islands Little League (CILL) reunion event when founder JC Calhoun called his name to present the George Rivers Award, a longstanding tradition that has been revived to recognise CILL volunteers. The award was created to honour dedicated, long-serving CILL […]

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Lauren Hew carries flag as Pan Am Games conclude

Lauren Hew carries flag as Pan Am Games conclude

| 12/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The XVIII Pan American Games Lima 2019 officially ended Sunday, with thousands of athletes and spectators attending the two-hour-long closing ceremony at Lima’s National Stadium, themed “Dance of Diversity”. The event closed out the 17-day Games in which 6,000 athletes from 41 nations took part.

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