October 15, 2018

TT ruggers perfect at RAN Sevens

By Andrew Gioannetti From NewsDay tt BOTH TT’s men and women’s teams enjoyed a flawless day of rugby as they won all their group matches to enter today, the second and final day of the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens Championships, with a clear sight at the cup. The tournament is being staged at the […]

Canada: Victoria non-profit karate school struggles to stay afloat [Cayman Islands link]

By NICOLE CRESCENZI From Sooke News Mirror James Bay non-profit karate school tries to keep up with big businesses A small, non-profit karate club switches hands as its sensei of over 30 years retires. Canadian Associated Schools of Karate-do (CASK) runs out of the James Bay Community School gym twice a week to teach kids […]

T&T turns to governing body in bid to have disqualification overturned

From Antigua Observer PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (CMC) – The Trinidad and Tobago Rugby Football Union (TTRFU) has turned to the sport’s governing body, World Rugby, in an attempt to have their disqualification from this year’s Rugby Americas North (RAN) Championships overturned. After defeating Bermuda 27-24 and USA South 34-33 in their first two games, […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices NRA Continues Road Improvements along Shamrock Road and Hirst Road Intersection The National Roads Authority (NRA) along with its subcontractors will be continuing works on Shamrock Road near Countryside and Savannah this weekend, Saturday September 22ndand Sunday September 23rd. Section 2, […]

Former Cayman Islands Football Association secretary receives life ban and fine from FIFA

Costas Takkas, former CIFA secretary and aide to former FIFA vice president Jeffrey Webb, has received a life ban from FIFA and a US$1.03M fine. See AP story below: FIFA life bans for 3 who pleaded guilty in US case ZURICH (AP) — FIFA’s ethics committee has imposed life bans on three officials for bribery […]

Celia Barquín: European golf champion murdered in Iowa

From BBC A homeless man has been charged in the murder of prominent Spanish golfer Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, who was found dead on an Iowa golf course. Ms Barquín won the European Ladies’ Amateur championship in July and was a top athlete at Iowa State University. She was found on Monday at the Coldwater […]

CUC Girls Primary League: Cayman Prep retain CUC Girls’ Opening Rally title

The young ladies from Cayman Prep retained the CUC Girls’ Primary Football League (GPFL) Opening Rally title this past Saturday, September 15 at the Annex Field after going unbeaten in round-robin play. Taking a slightly different approach this year, the GPFL coaches decided to implement a schedule whereby all participating schools would play as many […]

Cayman Islands attorney appointed to CFU

Theresa Pitcairn appointed as administrative consultant to the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) By Dwight Fraser From IrieFM Pitcairn replaces former general secretary Neil Cochrane, whose contract ended at the end of July. Cochrane remained with the organization for an additional month to facilitate a smooth transition for his successor. Pitcairn, an attorney from Cayman Islands […]

Hotelier hails Naomi Osaka’s Haitian heritage

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (September 15, 2018) – Le Plaza Hotel’s General Manager Marc Pierre-Louis hails Naomi Osaka’s stunning victory at the US Open as “an achievement of which all Haitians should be incredibly proud.” Speaking in the euphoric aftermath of the 20-year-old’s 6-2, 6-4 upset of 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams last weekend, the Haitian […]

iNews Briefs & Community Events

  NOTE: See also Community Events listed in DATE ORDER below articles and notices The Savannah United Church presents “Total Wellness Health Fair” on Saturday, September 22, from 8 am – 2 pm at the Church. There will be FREE health screening, personal consultation with health practitioners and pharmacists corner for Brown Bagging.  There will […]