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Jamaica aims to top medal count at CARIFTA Games

Jamaica aims to top medal count at CARIFTA Games

| 15/04/2019 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Perennial track-and-field powerhouse Jamaica expects once again to lead the medals standing at the 48th annual CARIFTA Games taking place in Cayman this weekend, even though several of the country’s top athletes will miss the competition. The Jamaica Athletics Administrative Association (JAAA) is confident of the team’s success at the meet, set […]

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Women win again in beach volleyball

Women win again in beach volleyball

| 02/08/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman’s women’s beach volleyball duo of Marissa Harrison and Ileann Powery won matches two days in a row at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games in Barranquilla, Columbia. A day after a victory against St Lucia, Cayman beat Suriname in three sets.

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Cayman falls short in beach volleyball and track at CAC Games

Cayman falls short in beach volleyball and track at CAC Games

| 30/07/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman men’s beach volleyball team took to the courts in the midday heat Saturday, 28 July, at Puerto de Oro, in Barranquilla, Colombia, for their first match at the 23rd Central American & Caribbean (CAC) Games. Nathan Dack and Casey Santamaria won their first match against the US Virgin Islands, but […]

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Track star Fraser-Pryce to compete at Cayman Invitational

Track star Fraser-Pryce to compete at Cayman Invitational

| 27/05/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Jamaican Olympic sprinter Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce has joined the line-up for the Cayman Invitational which takes place on Saturday, 2 June at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex starting at 6pm. Fraser-Pryce’s countryman Asafa Powell and American LaShawn Merritt are also headlining the meet, along with more than 70 other international athletes and at […]

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Hyman misses out on medal in 100m final surprise

Hyman misses out on medal in 100m final surprise

| 09/04/2018 | 11 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The Cayman Islands’ Kemar Hyman clocked the second best time in the 100 metre semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Australia, but a surprise domination by the South African duo saw the Cayman Islands track star pushed off the medal podium in the finals Monday. Akani Simbine and his team‑mate, Henricho Bruintjies, […]

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Forbes comes up short in the hurdles

Forbes comes up short in the hurdles

| 09/04/2018 | 2 Comments

(CNS Local Life): Cayman Islands hurdler Ronald Forbes failed to make the finals for the 110m race in the 2018 Commonwealth Games after he came in 6th with a time of 13.88 in the heats. However, he said he had no regrets even though he had hoped to lower the time a little bit more. […]

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Secondary school athletes ready to compete

Secondary school athletes ready to compete

| 27/02/2018 | 0 Comments

(CNS Local Life): The annual Inter-Secondary Track and Field Meet is set to take place at the Truman Bodden Sports Centre (TBSC) on 1-2 March. The Ministry of Education and the Department of Education Services, in partnership with the Department of Sports, are hosting the event, which features participants from nearly every secondary school in […]

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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 final […]

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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 bronze. The 18-year-old dominated the […]

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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. In addition to parents and supporters, Osbourne Bodden, […]

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