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Up close with: Chambria Dalhouse

Up close with: Chambria Dalhouse

| 22/02/2019 | 3 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Chambria Dalhouse, at age 18, has already accomplished an impressive amount. As a boxer, she has represented the Cayman Islands internationally, taking gold at the 2017 Caribbean Development Championships held in St Lucia, and reaching the quarterfinals that same year at the Youth Commonwealth Games in the Bahamas. She is also a […]

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Barnes wins boxing gold in Guyana

Barnes wins boxing gold in Guyana

| 10/12/2018 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands amateur boxer Brandy Barnes took the gold at the recent Caribbean Championships in Guyana, successfully defending her title from last year’s competition, which was held in St Lucia. On Sunday, 9 December, she defeated Joanne Williams of Guyana in front of that boxer’s home crowd in Georgetown in a dominating […]

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Boxing gym gets a facelift

Boxing gym gets a facelift

| 28/11/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA) has spent this year upgrading its national training facility, the D. Dalmain Ebanks Boxing Gymnasium,  at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex as well as revamping programmes. In a strategy aimed at “getting back to boxing”, the association has been “heavily investing in grassroots initiatives and collaborating […]

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Cayman boxers to compete regionally

Cayman boxers to compete regionally

| 29/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Four amateur boxers from Cayman are heading off this week to an invitational in St Maarten. The “Battle of the Islands Tournament”, scheduled to take place from 31 May until 3 June, has been arranged by the president of the St Maarten Boxing Association to enable the Caribbean to have some necessary […]

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Young boxers get tips from Toastmasters

Young boxers get tips from Toastmasters

| 15/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Boxing Association (CIBA) recently partnered with Toastmasters International clubs on the island to run an eight-week youth leadership programme aimed at providing young people with the experience of running a formal meeting and undertaking various roles such as president and secretary.

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Ebanks gives his all in the boxing ring

Ebanks gives his all in the boxing ring

| 09/04/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands boxer Dariel Ebanks lost to England’s Benjamin Whittaker in his men’s 75kg bout at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Despite giving it everything he had, he said Whittaker was the better man. “He’s a great fighter. I have to give it up to him,” he told Cayman’s pool reporter Ben […]

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Local boxers hoping to smash Gold Coast Games

Local boxers hoping to smash Gold Coast Games

| 24/01/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Brandy Barnes, who won a gold medal in boxing at the Caribbean Championships in December, will be heading to London next month to prepare for this year’s Commonwealth Games in Australia. Barnes, who will be sparring with tough competition ahead of the Games, and veteran boxer Dariel Ebanks will attend the Elite Marble […]

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Boxers take three gold at championships

Boxers take three gold at championships

| 21/12/2017 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s amateur boxers took home three gold medals from the 2017 Caribbean Development Championships held in St Lucia. In addition to the top prize, the remaining nine pugilists won four silver and five bronze medals. Earning gold at the tournament, which ran from 13-16 December, were Alexander Smith, Brandy Barnes and Chambria […]

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Cayman to host boxing star’s ‘rumble’

Cayman to host boxing star’s ‘rumble’

| 17/11/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Boxing fans are said to be in for a spectacular event in the New Year following the announcement that a legend of the sport will be hosting a major bout in Cayman. Local fighters will be taking part in an international competition with boxing star Manny Pacquiao when he hosts the “Island Rumble”. Part […]

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Cayman boxers to compete in US tournament

Cayman boxers to compete in US tournament

| 01/08/2016 | 1 Comment

(CNS): Two Cayman boxers will be heading off to the US this month to compete at the Sugar Bert National Championships qualifier in Columbus, Georgia. Coach Ryan Barrett selected Bruce Lee Coulson, 32, and Blayze Wood, 17, to participate in the 26-28 August event, with the airfare for one of the athletes sponsored by private […]

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