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Cayman CARIFTA committee named

Cayman CARIFTA committee named

| 17/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A multi-disciplinary team has been set up to help organise the CARIFTA Games, one of the largest and longest-running youth track-and-field events in the world, which is being hosted by the Cayman Islands next year. Lance Barnes, President of the Cayman Islands Athletic Association, [...]

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Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

Kanuga racing again to fight childhood cancer

| 17/07/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): Ultramarathoner Kerri Kanuga will participate in her third Badwater race in Death Valley California, on 23 July, which National Geographic has dubbed “The World’s Toughest Foot Race”. Covering 135 miles, Kanuga will trek non-stop through the lowest elevation in North America, [...]

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Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

Scuba scholarship to honour Bob Soto

| 16/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A scholarship named for dive pioneer Bob Soto has been set up with the first recipient to be awarded at the International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) induction ceremony set for 14 September 2018. Soto established the first diving operation in the Caribbean and one of the firs [...]

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Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

Public asked to nominate local dive honourees

| 13/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Nominations are open for local honourees for the 2018 International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF). In calling for the community to put forward names, the Ministry and Department of Tourism said honourees are categorised as people who have made a significant contribution to scub [...]

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Cayman’s swimmers earn 14 medals

Cayman’s swimmers earn 14 medals

| 09/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s National Swim Team came home last week with 14 medals from the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Confederation (CCCAN) Championships held in Aruba, clocking 10 national and CIASA records, and a CCCAN record, and notching 46 personal bests in 67 swims. Overall, CCCA [...]

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Kids hoops competition to score for NCVO

Kids hoops competition to score for NCVO

| 08/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The fourth annual Shooting Stars 3-on-3 basketball tournament is set for Saturday, 29 July, at the Camana Bay Arts and Recreation Centre, with funds raised benefiting the National Council of Voluntary Organisation’s (NCVO) Caring Cousins Lunch Support Programme. The NCVO and broa [...]

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Special Olympics basketball camp names title sponsor

Special Olympics basketball camp names title sponsor

| 05/07/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): A basketball camp for Special Olympics athletes has been rebranded with the title sponsorship of Cayman National Bank. At the inaugural Cayman National Bank Special Olympics Basketball Camp, set for 7 November, 35 athletes are expected to participate. Special Olympics Cayman Island [...]

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Cayman’s swimmers competing at regional event

Cayman’s swimmers competing at regional event

| 29/06/2018 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands National Swim Team is competing at the Central American and Caribbean Swimming Championship (CCCAN) being held in Aruba, having travelled there Wednesday, 27 June. The championship takes place every other year and it has been more than five years since Cayman has [...]

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Race for semifinals takes shape

Race for semifinals takes shape

| 28/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): There are tight races for semifinal spots in both groups of the 2018 Cayman Airways Youth Cup heading into the final day of pool play at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex today (28 June). Mt Pleasant Football Academy (Jamaica) and Central Brooklyn Soccer Club (US) lead the standings [...]

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Exciting action on day two of tournament

Exciting action on day two of tournament

| 28/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2018 Cayman Airways Youth Cup rolled on through the second day with exciting action from Under-13 teams from the Cayman Islands, Jamaica and the US at Truman Bodden Sports Complex on Tuesday, 26 June. [...]

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Young swimmers have fun in the sun

Young swimmers have fun in the sun

| 27/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The third annual Fun in the Sun pre-competition swim meet took place 23 June, with swimmers from on-island learn-to-swim programmes participating in the races. Hosted by the Department of Sports, the swim schools that participated in the event were iSwim Swim School, Darren Mew Swi [...]

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Women’s run empowers Crisis Centre

Women’s run empowers Crisis Centre

| 27/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The inaugural Women’s Empowerment 5K run, held Sunday, 10 June, raised $1,000 for the Cayman Islands Crisis Centre (CICC), a non-profit providing support and shelter to victims of domestic abuse. Patricia Muschette and Celia Hydes, members of the group Powerful Runners establishe [...]

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All countries win as football tournament opens

All countries win as football tournament opens

| 26/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The 2018 Cayman Airways Youth Cup kicked off Monday, 25 June, at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex with a full slate of four matches featuring excellent play on the pitch, said a press release on the tournament. Teams from Jamaica, the US and the Cayman Islands all had wins on the o [...]

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U13 football tournament kicks off

U13 football tournament kicks off

| 25/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): More than 180 rising football stars will showcase their skills on the pitch at the 2018 Cayman Airways Under-13 Youth Cup hosted by Academy Sports Club. The tournament, running from 25-30 June, will feature three local teams facing opposition from Jamaica and the US. [...]

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DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

DG’s 5K Challenge raises $89k for charities

| 22/06/2018 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Lie): The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised $89,000 for five charitable causes, which all focus on feeding the most vulnerable in the community. The grand total is $29,000 more than the goal Deputy Governor Franz Manderson set for the event, which was held in April. [...]

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