December 14, 2017

Promoting the Sport in the Caribbean

From Scuttlebutt The 2017 Caribbean Sailing Association’s Annual General Meeting was held November 29 in Antigua where several members present were joined electronically by 21 other members from across the Caribbean to discuss the business of Caribbean sailing and elect officials for the coming year. Without exception, sailing development continues to be the biggest focus […]

The Cult of Tonya Harding

By Viviana Olen and Matt Harkins From Vulture We’re Matt and Viviana, best friends, roommates, and co-curators of the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan Museum (THNK1994 Museum, for short), in Brooklyn, New York. We weren’t born museum owners, like the Guggenheims or the Whitneys or the great MOFAD dynasty — rather, we sort of fell […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  Advent Season Events at Savannah United Church 9 Dec. – Saturday Christmas Cantata “Under a Starry Sky” @ 6:30pm   10 Dec. – 2nd Sunday in Advent  Cantata “Under a Starry Sky” 10am Lighting the Candle of PEACE   17 Dec. – 3rd Sunday in Advent  Youth Christmas Programme 10am Lighting the Candle of […]

US embassy hosts EducationUSA student-athlete recruitment workshops in the Eastern Caribbean

From Caribbean News Now BRIDGETOWN, Barbados –The US embassy in Bridgetown hosted a series of workshops in Barbados, Grenada, and Antigua focusing on the recruitment process for student athletes aspiring to study and play sports at US colleges and universities. Susan Whipple, assistant director, Office of International Education at Marquette University, was the facilitator of […]

The Editor Speaks: The Cayman Marathon

The 2017 Caribbean Marathon was as usual a magnificent success. Over 100 participants, and crowds of people, young and old, watched the competitors running, panting, sweating and walking the roads of Grand Cayman. It was well organised with volunteer marshals and police making sure the runners were protected. The many manned water stations along the […]

Steve Speirs of USA wins Cayman Islands Marathon 2017

Virginia Beach’s Steve Speirs wins 15th Cayman Islands Marathon on Sunday 3rd December, crossing the finish line in 2:59:54.5, This was his third victory. Maryland’s Yvonne Carter was the first women to cross the finish line in the full marathon at 3:28:31.7 Ireland’s Mark Hoey won the half marathon at 1:17:27.0 Colorado’s Maggie Callahan was […]

Costa Rica, Mexico & Panama learn World Cup opponents

From CONCACAF A general view of the Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia at the State Kremlin Palace on December 1, 2017, in Moscow, Russia. (Photo: FIFA via Getty Images) MOSCOW – The Final Draw for the 2018 FIFA World Cup took place on Friday at the State Kremlin Palace. CONCACAF’s trio […]

Nicaragua named host for 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship

Eight teams to compete for regional championship and three available spots in the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Uruguay 2018 Miami (Tuesday, December 5, 2017) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today confirmed Nicaragua as host of the 2018 CONCACAF Women’s Under-17 Championship, scheduled from April 19 – 29, […]

Q&A: Club Index for 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League Draw

The draw for the 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League is set for December 18 in Miami and CONCACAF has now unveiled its new slot allocation ranking for positioning in the Scotiabank CONCACAF Champions League (SCCL) draw. The allocation ranking has determined the seeding of clubs for the upcoming edition of the SCCL. Here are some […]

Cayman Islands: 2017 CUC PFL Semi Final Review

Cayman Prep and CIS to meet in Under 11 final The stage is set for next Saturday’s championship games in the 2017 CUC Primary Football League (PFL) and CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL). Semi finals for boys and girls were contested this past Saturday, December 2nd at the Annex Field. GPFL Champions Cup: Defending […]