June 25, 2018

Alternate venues confirmed for 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League Round of 16 Matches of CD Walter Ferretti and Diriangen FC

Home matches moved due to ongoing security concerns in Nicaragua Miami (Friday, June 22, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) announced today the alternate stadiums selected by the Nicaraguan clubs CD Walter Ferretti and Diriangen FC for their first-round matches of the 2018 Scotiabank Concacaf League. On Wednesday, August […]

Cayman Islands: DG’s 5K Challenge raises close to $90,000

The event raised a total of $89,000. Funds to support five causes which aim to feed children and the elderly. The total exceeded the goal by close to $30,000.   GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The 2018 DG’s 5K Challenge raised a total of $89,000 for the five charitable causes, which focus on feeding the most […]

Cayman Islands’ Academy SC win Boy’s FA Cups

Academy SCs burgeoning youth programme again paid dividends for the George Town- based club as their Boy’s Under 11 and Under 13 squads captured the respective FA Cup trophies this past Saturday, June 16 in the prestigious Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) competitions. In the Boy’s Under 11 FA Cup final played at the Annex […]

In this family, to come of age you must first earn scuba certification

By Chris Peters  From Omaha World Herald WOODBINE, Iowa — In the Steppuhn family, the hand-me-downs are scuba suits. Grandpa Bill has made a family tradition out of scuba diving. He and his son, Brad, tried it during a business trip to the Bahamas in 2006, and it has grown into a hobby shared by […]

A history of the debuts of CONCACAF teams at the World Cup

 From Concacaf SOCHI, Russia – With Panama set to play in its first ever FIFA World Cup match on Monday versus Belgium, CONCACAF looks back on the World Cup debuts of every CONCACAF representative to have appeared at a FIFA World Cup. Mexico (Uruguay 1930) – The first two matches at the very first World […]

Cayman Islands Butterfield 800m Sea Swim makes a big splash

The open water swim season continued this past weekend with the annual Butterfield 800m Sea Swim which attracted 128 competitive and non–competitive swimmers.  The event, which is organised by the Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association (CIASA), took place at Governor’s Beach on Saturday with 51 female and 77 male swimmers participating.  First across the line […]

Caribbean roots singer misses World Cup performance

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: A Caribbean roots singer set to perform at the kick-off of the 2018 World Cup Thursday missed the big gig due to travel issues. Haitian-American singer and Miami native, Jason Derulo, was set to serenade soccer fans at the opening of the World Cup […]

RIP, ‘Pro Evolution Soccer’

By Edgar Alvarez from Engadget I have a mild obsession with FIFA video games, largely because I like playing with official teams and players rather than fictional ones. But, I always gave Pro Evolution Soccer (PES) a chance. Two years ago, I even wrote that Konami’s title was actually better than EA Sports’, much to […]

Top Caribbean athletes shine in Jamaica

From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Fri. June 15, 2018: Several Caribbean and Caribbean American athletes were in winning form at the JN Racers Grand Prix meeting at Jamaica’s National Stadium in Kingston last weekend. Former World and Olympic female sprint champion, Jamaica’s Shelly Ann Fraser Pryce, returned to winning form after giving birth, […]

Derulo sings at World Cup

This Caribbean roots singer will perform at the 2018 World Cup From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Thurs. June 14, 2018: It’s officially the kick-off of the 2018 World Cup today, June 14, 2018 and a Caribbean roots singer will be in the house today, helping open the mega, global event. Haitian-American singer and […]