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Team Cayman heads home with bag of medals

Team Cayman heads home with bag of medals

| 03/07/2017 | 1 Comment
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands came in 10th position at the end of the NatWest Islands Games in Gotland, Sweden, which were held from 24 June to 30 June. The team bagged 25 medals in total, including seven gold thanks to the country’s track and field stars and the basketball team. On the [...]

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Jamal Walton strikes gold at Island Games

Jamal Walton strikes gold at Island Games

| 27/06/2017 | 3 Comments
(CNS Local Life): Jamal Walton has bagged Cayman’s first gold medal of the Island Games, after a comfortable win in the 200m, Monday, 26 June. The local sprinter crossed the line in 21:55, well clear of Tyler Johnson from Jersey, who took silver, and Jerai Torres from Gibraltar, who took bronz [...]

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Cayman’s CARIFTA athletes named

Cayman’s CARIFTA athletes named

| 31/03/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) has announced the 15-member 2017 CARIFTA track and field team that will be representing the Cayman Islands at the 46th CARIFTA Games in Curacao between 14 and 17 April. The athletes were introduced at an official gathering 29 March. I [...]

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Olympic icon Bob Beamon attending Special Olympics events

Olympic icon Bob Beamon attending Special Olympics events

| 17/01/2017 | 0 Comments
(CNS Local Life): US Olympic gold medallist and record-holding long jumper Bob Beamon is coming to Cayman for the Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) signature fundraising golf tournament and awards evening. On Friday, 20 January, the Special Olympics ambassador will attend the sixth annual Cayma [...]

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Young long jumper takes silver at CUT Games

Young long jumper takes silver at CUT Games

| 21/07/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): A Cayman team comprising four athletes recently participated in the Caribbean Union of Teachers (CUT) Games, with the youngest competitor bringing home a silver medal. The biennial track-and-field competition, which brings together young athletes from throughout the Caribbean, was held in To [...]

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Forbes breaks record and rises in rankings

Forbes breaks record and rises in rankings

| 12/05/2016 | 7 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s 110-metre hurdler, Ronald Forbes, has broken his own national record and become one of the fastest hurdlers in the world this year. With less than three months to go before the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, the elite local athlete clocked a time of 13.36 at the NTC Star Sprint S [...]

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Caymanian athlete races for trip to Rio Olympics

Caymanian athlete races for trip to Rio Olympics

| 02/05/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): One young Caymanian track athlete is working toward booking his ticket to compete in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio, as he continues his training in Miramar, Florida. Jamal Walton, who has been running since primary school, is determined to achieve that goal. Towards that end, he will be com [...]

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CARIFTA athletes honoured at ministry reception

CARIFTA athletes honoured at ministry reception

| 19/04/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): The Ministry of Sports last week hosted a reception for the 2016 CARIFTA athletes, who brought home a combined 22 medals in swimming and track and field. On hand to honour the young sports men and women were Minister of Sports Osbourne Bodden, Director of Sports Collin Anglin, the president o [...]

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Cayman’s athletes get set for final CARIFTA qualifier

Cayman’s athletes get set for final CARIFTA qualifier

| 09/03/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s young athletes are preparing to compete this weekend for a place in the 2016 CARIFTA Games to be held in Granada 26-28 March. The Cayman Islands Athletic Association, in partnership with Caribbean Utilities Company (CUC), is presenting the 2016 CUC Youth & Junior CARIFTA Track [...]

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Secondary school athletes prepare for track and field meet

Secondary school athletes prepare for track and field meet

| 23/02/2016 | 0 Comments
(CNS): Young athletes have been training to compete in the eighth annual Inter-Secondary Track and Field Meet, taking place 1-3 March at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. An important event on the athletics calendar, the meet will comprise athletes from John Gray High School, Clifton Hunter High Sch [...]

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