May 29, 2017

Freeport International Junior Rugby Festival largest to date

By Sarah Kirkby From The Bahamas Weekly Freeport, Grand Bahama, Bahamas – Last weekend saw the largest Freeport Junior Rugby Festival, in its seven-year history, and some amazing games of rugby played the Freeport Rugby Football Club (FRFC). Both girls and boys played in matches on Saturday and Sunday from the Under 8’s division all […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

South Dakota State to play in first ever Cayman Islands Classic

From ESPN South Dakota State will be spending Thanksgiving week in the tropics, but this won’t be a vacation. The Jackrabbits are one of eight teams in the inaugural Cayman Islands Classic, presented by Global Sports Management. The event takes place November 20 – 22, 2017. Iowa, Buffalo, Louisiana-Lafayette, Richmond, Cincinnati, Wyoming and Alabama-Birmingham round […]

Cricket: Pakistan’s historic victory

By Azad Ali From Caribbean Life Pakistan pulled off a historic victory in the decisive third Test against the West Indies in Dominica on Sunday, May 14. It was Pakistan’s first Test series win in the Caribbean in 59 years, since they first toured the Caribbean. The West Indies were finally dismissed for 202, with […]

CIASA hosts the Cayman Islands FLOW 800m Sea Swim

The annual Flow 800m Sea Swim takes place this Saturday, May 13th. The swim starts at 4pm, with registration from 3-3:45pm; and is a loop course, starting and ending at Governor’s Beach, on Seven Mile Beach. The Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association’s (CIASA’s) sea swims attract a wide variety of participants – competitive and non–competitive […]

FIFA to Investigate Pogba’s World-record Manchester Utd Transfer

AFP From News18 Manama: FIFA are to investigate the world-record transfer of Paul Pogba to Manchester United, a source at world football’s governing body told AFP on Tuesday. French midfielder Pogba was transferred for more than £89.3 million ($111 million, 105.2 million euros) in August 2016 from Italian club Juventus. Confirmation of the investigation came […]

Iowa men’s basketball nonconference slate is nearly complete [Hawkeyes to compete in inaugural Cayman Islands Classic]

By SCOTT DOCHTERMAN From Land Of 10 Staff IOWA CITY, Iowa — Most of the Iowa men’s basketball nonconference schedule is set for the 2017-18 season, according to contracts obtained by Land of 10 through state open-records laws. Nine of the Hawkeyes’ usual 13 nonconference dates are filled with one other game — in the Big Ten-ACC Challenge […]