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Athletes set to hit the water at Pan Am Games

Athletes set to hit the water at Pan Am Games

| 01/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Jesse Jackson, Cayman’s lone sailor at the Pan Am Games, is preparing for his five days of laser standard competition which start Saturday, 3 August, in Paracas Bay, Peru, a four-hour drive south of the main venue in Lima, with the swim team’s events set to begin three days later.

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Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

Registration open for annual ‘Stroke and Stride’

| 30/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The three-race “Stroke and Stride” series returns next month, in support of young triathletes and benefitting the Special Needs Foundation Cayman. The event, which will be held over the first three Wednesdays in August, each including a swim and a two-mile run, is once again being sponsored by Ogier.

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Cayman draws with Haiti, falls in Olympic bid

Cayman draws with Haiti, falls in Olympic bid

| 29/07/2019 | 4 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s U23 national football team came up short in their bid to qualify for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, after Haiti scored a tying goal in the final minutes of their Sunday, 27 July match, for a 2-2 result. After losing 1-0 to Grenada Wednesday in their first CONCACAF Olympic qualifiers at […]

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Strongman ‘The Beast’ coming to Cayman

Strongman ‘The Beast’ coming to Cayman

| 29/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Englishman Eddie Hall, the 2017 World’s Strongest Man, will be coming to Cayman to participate in the first-ever Cayman Islands Strongman Competition. Hall, also known as “The Beast”, is the reigning Guinness World Records holder for heaviest strongman deadlift (500 kg/1,102.3lbs in 2016).

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Nominations open to honour local dive pioneers

Nominations open to honour local dive pioneers

| 29/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Nominations are now open for local honourees to be named to the 2019 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) to recognise those who have contributed significantly to scuba and watersports in the Cayman Islands through development, promotion, positive environmental impact or education. The Ministry and Department of Tourism are calling for […]

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Raegan Rutty misses cut for gymnastics finals

Raegan Rutty misses cut for gymnastics finals

| 29/07/2019 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After failing to qualify for the individual apparatus finals at the Pan Am Games on Saturday, 27 July, Cayman Islands gymnast Raegan Rutty has shifted her focus to the World Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Germany coming up in October. Rutty, 17, the first of the Cayman athletes to compete in Lima, was […]

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Pan Am Games officially open

Pan Am Games officially open

| 29/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): With more than 50,000 people in attendance for the opening ceremony on Friday, 26 July, and 41 participating countries represented at the 18th Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Kemar Hyman, a two-time Olympian and Cayman Islands 100m national record holder, led the Cayman delegation of eight into the National Stadium as […]

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Kemar Hyman to carry the flag for Cayman

Kemar Hyman to carry the flag for Cayman

| 26/07/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Cayman sprinter Kemar Hyman has been named the Cayman Islands flag bearer for the opening ceremony this evening of the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru. He will competing in the 100m later in the Games, as track events are not beginning in earnest until 6 August.

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Cayman takes hard loss in Olympic qualifier

Cayman takes hard loss in Olympic qualifier

| 25/07/2019 | 6 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Hosts Cayman lost the opening match of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifiers 1-0 against Grenada in the first night of action at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex Wednesday, 24 July, despite creating more scoring chances than their opponents. The team, however, is determined to put that result behind them as they prepare for […]

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Cayman’s athletes in Peru for Pan Am Games

Cayman’s athletes in Peru for Pan Am Games

| 25/07/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Ahead of the official opening ceremony taking place Friday, 26 July, Cayman was welcomed to the 18th Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, Wednesday, along with teams from the Bahamas, Brazil, Bolivia and St Lucia. Not all of Cayman’s representatives were on hand to be greeted as they arrived at the Pan […]

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