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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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Cayman’s athletes close out Pan Am Games

Cayman’s athletes close out Pan Am Games

| 11/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Swimmer John Bodden took part in the final event for Cayman at the Pan Am Games, competing in the 1,500m freestyle Saturday, 10 August. While failing to qualify out of his heat, he did record a personal best of 16:16.31, cutting 20 seconds off his previous fastest time. Overall, he finished 16th […]

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Final day for Cayman’s swimmers at Pan Am Games

Final day for Cayman’s swimmers at Pan Am Games

| 09/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Brett Fraser became Cayman’s first athlete at the 2019 Pan Am Games to qualify for a medal event Thursday (8 August), but fell short in the 100m freestyle final that evening. He said he was happy with both of his performances on the day and he’s ready to put in the necessary […]

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Hew looks ahead after missing 200m finals

Hew looks ahead after missing 200m finals

| 07/08/2019 | 1 Comment

(CNS Local Life): Swimmer Lauren Hew failed to qualify for the 200m freestyle finals Wednesday, at the Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru, finishing her heat in 2:14.50, which placed her 21st out of the 25 athletes taking part. Acknowledging she was unhappy with her time in the race, Hew is staying positive for her […]

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No medals but athletes look to better results at Games

No medals but athletes look to better results at Games

| 07/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Three of Cayman’s athletes were competing on land and in the water on Tuesday, 6 August, the 14th day of action at the Pam Am Games in Lima, Peru. While no one came away with a medal, there were some personal bests achieved and still opportunities for better finishes at upcoming races.

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Sailors finally catch the wind at Pan Am Games

Sailors finally catch the wind at Pan Am Games

| 06/08/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): After two days of cancellations due to lack of wind, Cayman sailor Jesse Jackson finally got to compete Monday, 5 August, but finished last out of the 22 taking part in the first laser standard race at the Pan American Games in Peru, moving up two places in the second race.

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