January 24, 2018

CIFA hosts Under 15 Girls’ Football Festival

In keeping with its ongoing commitment to developing youth football for girls, the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) hosted a Football Festival for young ladies aged 15 and under on Saturday, January 20 at the CIFA Centre of Excellence in Prospect. Approximately 35 girls from Grand Cayman’s major football clubs, including Elite SC, Sunset FC, […]

Cayman Islands ARK to receive this year’s Irish Jog funds

(Grand Cayman – 18 January, 2018) Cayman’s Acts of Random Kindness (“ARK”) will receive the funds from the 26th annual St. Patrick’s Day 5k Irish Jog, hosted by Butterfield Bank (Cayman) Limited (“Butterfield”) and Dart Enterprises Ltd. Each year, the Irish Jog Organising Committee appeals to local charities to send requests to be the recipient […]

Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore gets grip on failed U.S. World Cup campaign

By ANNE M. PETERSON The Associated Press From The Star Altidore is pouring his energy into charitable endeavours with youth soccer players in the Caribbean, which takes his mind off of the disappointment of the United States men’s team failing to qualify for the World Cup. For Toronto FC’s Jozy Altidore, this was supposed to […]

Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Qualified Clubs

From CONCACAF Monday, January 8, 2017 – U.S. Soccer has submitted to CONCACAF language clarifying the procedures previously submitted for qualification of the U.S.-based clubs for the 2019 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League. Per the clarification, the position designated to the 2017 MLS Cup champion will be awarded to the U.S.-based team not already qualified with […]

New tennis circuit coming to the Caribbean

From Caribbean News Now TORONTO, Canada — Former Davis Cup player, Jamaican native Karl Hale’s newest venture is the Caribbean Cup Tennis Series — a seven event series featuring top junior, seniors and professional tennis players from around the world. The Caribbean Cup Series is centered on the four Cs — Caribbean, Competition, Charity and […]

Football: Brazil legend Ronaldinho to retire

FROM  teleSUR Ronaldinho has not played a competitive match since 2015 but had avoided calling a definitive halt to his career until now. Former Brazil national team and Barcelona midfielder Ronaldinho, who won a World Cup in 2002, the Champions League 2006, Copa Libertadores in 2013 and the FIFA World Player of the Year (current […]

Football [Soccer]: Herdman named Canada head coach

From CONCACAF OTTAWA — Canada Soccer announced Monday evening that John Herdman has been put in charge of its men’s program and will be national team head coach, replacing Octavio Zambrano, who was in the post for 10 months. Herdman shifts from his position as head coach of the Canada women’s national team, which he […]

Biopic on disgraced Olympic skater fails to impress

BY KAM WILLIAMS From Caribbean Life Based on the unbelievable, but true events, “I, Tonya” is a darkly comedic tale of American figure skater, Tonya Harding, and one of the most sensational scandals in sports history. “I, Tonya” Poor (0 stars) Rated R for violence, pervasive profanity, and some sexuality and nudity Running time: 120 […]

IAAF to help rebuild Caribbean countries after hurricane devastation

From InsidetheGames The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) have pledged $500,000 (£363,359/€409,669) to help North American, Central American and Caribbean (NACAC) Federations recover the damage to local sports facilities caused last year by four hurricanes. The hurricanes, Harvey, Irma, Maria and Jose, caused Federations across the region to lose communications, offices, training facilities and […]

Reminder of Cayman Islands Fishery Regulations for the New Year

The Department of Environment (DoE) reminds the public that fishery rules are in effect for a variety of marine life at this time of the year. These fishery rules apply to all individuals and businesses, and should be kept in mind when planning fishing trips. “It is vital that we respect the fishery rules of […]