December 14, 2017

WE ARE SAILING!

As part of the preparations for Race Cayman 2012, the Cayman Islands Sailing Club held a week long Optimist sailing clinic. Six of our local sailors were joined by three sailors from Jamaica. Head Coach Raph Harvey ran the clinic himself. He said: “It is vital that kids spend time on the water if they […]

Arsenal seal much needed win

A 2-1 win in Udinese allowed Arsenal to book their place in the UEFA Champions League and offered some respite for beleaguered boss Arsene Wenger. Priceless away goals from Robin van Persie and Theo Walcott saw the Gunners through 3-1 on aggregate, after Antonio Di Natale had given them a scare on Wednesday night by […]

Spectacular splash at Sunset

The climatic final part of the Ogier Stroke and Stride 2011 swim/run series had the crowd at Sunset House on the edge of their seats. The challenging conditions and 800m swim didn’t stop South African Marius Acker from gaining the top spot, even though Matthew Courtis left the water over a minute ahead, Acker crossed […]

England avoid Irish upset

England avoided another embarrassing defeat at the hands of Ireland as they recorded an 11-run win via the Duckworth-Lewis method at Clontarf. In a game affected badly by rain the visitors made 201-8 from 42 overs, Jonathan Trott and captain Eoin Morgan making contrasting half-centuries. Ireland reached 42-2 in their revised run chase in the […]

Samir Nasri completes Manchester City move

MANCHESTER UK, (AP): Samir Nasri has completed his move from Arsenal to Manchester City for a reported £25m (CI$33m) – and said he was delighted to be joining a club with “more passionate” fans. Nasri, 24, said: “Arsenal have good fans but not that passionate since they moved from Highbury. “City fans are really passionate. […]

BOXING CLEVER

These three boxers will be carrying some weight on their shoulders. Kendall Ebanks, Jesse Bodden and Dariel Ebanks will travel more than 7000 miles to represent Cayman in the AIBA World Boxing Championships. The trio are currently training for the fights of their lives which will be held next month in Baku, the capital city […]

Netball Association congratulates Molly

Cayman Islands Netball Association would like to congratulate the President of INFA (International Federation of Netball Association) of which CINA is a member. Mrs. Molly Rhone has been awarded the fourth highest honour in Jamaica, “The Order of Jamaica” for her contributions to the Sport of Netball locally and internationally. She has been with the […]

NASCAR’s Busch banned from driving

STATESVILLE, N.C. (AP) — NASCAR points leader Kyle Busch lost his driver’s license for 45 days on Tuesday for driving 128 mph on a road close to a day-care centre and church in a nearly $400,000 car. His lawyer said his client was not treated “like any other citizen.” Busch, who doesn’t need a license […]

Gonzalez homers twice as Red Sox beat Rangers 11-5

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez rediscovered his power stroke and Jacoby Ellsbury made an immediate impact in his return to the lineup for the Boston Red Sox, who finally won a game in Texas. Gonzalez homered twice after going deep only once in 155 at-bats over the previous 39 games, and Boston beat the […]

Stroke & Stride final chapter

The third and final chapter of the Ogier Stroke & Stride swim/run series for 2011 is on tap at Sunset House this Wednesday, with action slated to get underway at 5:45 p.m. The first two sessions have each attracted more than 125 participants, including individual competitors and another twenty-plus two-person teams. With the swim distance […]