May 29, 2017

Record attendance at Cayman Islands Lions sprint swim meet

All four clubs and the Special Olympic athletes competed at the Lions Pool for their annual sprint swim meet with a record attendance of 179 athletes.  Stingray Swim Club, Camana Bay Aquatic Club, Seven Mile Swimmers, Brac Barracudas and Special Olympians all raced head to head in this event geared towards younger swimmers. Meet Director, […]

Caribbean umpire to stand in English County Championship

From Barbados Nation News ST JOHN’S – Experienced umpire Patrick Gustard has been chosen to participate in the umpire’s exchange programme between the West Indies Cricket Board (WICB) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB). The 45-year-old Jamaican will stand in matches in the English Country Championship this month and next month, during a […]

Cayman Islands soccer official pleads guilty to money laundering

By Paul Frangipane Special to the Brooklyn Daily Eagle After originally pleading not guilty to a money laundering conspiracy, an official of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) pleaded guilty on Wednesday to transferring millions of dollars in bribes to the former FIFA vice president. U.K. native Costas Takkas pleaded guilty to receiving and transferring […]

Dressage Day

Cayman Islands’ Dressage Day of Double Winners At the final Cayman Islands Equestrian Federation (CIEF) dressage show of the season, that was hosted last Sunday, five riders were double class winners: Stephanie Lloyd, Lara Humphries, Abbey Swartz, Tracey Surrey and Jardae Barnes. High Point Champions at the show were Stephanie Lloyd in the Adult category […]

Triple C #1 again

Triple C’s Under 18 Volleyball – #1 Again On Wednesday, April 5th, Triple C’s Under-18 co-ed volleyball team won the annual Private School Association (PSA) volleyball tournament that was held at the Cayman International School in Camana Bay. The team was also one of the winners of the PSA league through a 3-way tie. This […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Ex-Cayman Islands Secretary of CIFA pleads guilty to money laundering Former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and former business partner and attaché for Cayman islands’ disgraced Jeffrey Webb, Costas Takkas, pleaded guilty to money laundering conspiracy in U.S. federal court last Wednesday. Takkas was a Cayman Islands resident from the […]

The Progressives: Youth, sport & the elderly

From The Progressives 2017 Manifesto YOUTH & SPORT ENHANCING THE LIVES OF Life today is more complicated than it was a decade ago and it is becoming increasingly challenging for young people. It is crucial that we focus on the future of Cayman – our youth. A new Progressives Government will: • Update the comprehensive […]

ICC World League: Qatar to start campaign against Cayman Islands

By Fawad Hussain  From The Peninsula Qatar will take on Cayman Islands in their opening match of ICC World League Division 5, according to details revealed by the International Cricket Council for the eight-nation tournament to be played in South Africa in September. Qatar have been placed in Group A in the competition, which also […]

Cayman Islands Invictus Reggae Classic Track & Field Meet – Special Prizes

The Invictus Sports Academy’s Invictus Reggae Classic Track & Field Meet on the 9th and 10th June 2017 at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex, will not only feature good athletic completion but will also see athletes competing for their Primary and High Schools also engaged in battle to win a 50” flat screen television for […]

These Caribbean athletes won Gold at the Jamaica Invitational

From NAN News Americas, KINGSTON, Jamaica, Mon. May 22, 2017: Eight athletes from across the Caribbean, including six from Jamaica, claimed gold on Saturday at the prestigious Jamaica International Invitational IWC meet, held in the island’s capital, Kingston. They are: 1: Jamaican Olympian Yohan Blake ensured the 100-m gold title stayed in Jamaica as he […]