October 18, 2018

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

Draw reveals groups for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship

The centralized competition will qualify the top four finishers to the FIFA U-20 World Cup Poland 2019 Miami (Thursday, September 13, 2018) – The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (Concacaf) conducted the official draw for the 2018 Concacaf Under-20 Championship, at the Concacaf Headquarters, in Miami, FL. The 2018 edition of […]

ESPN is testing a global fantasy soccer game

By Mallory Locklear From engadget Soccer fans around the world can join at any time. ESPN has launched a new global fantasy soccer game that will let soccer fans around the world compete across 13 global editions of ESPN.com.ESPN Fantasy Soccer, which launched in beta today, is presented in three languages — English, Spanish and […]

Cayman skipper still upbeat over Nations League opportunities even after Reggae Boyz shellacking

From Concacaf Even in defeat, Ramon Sealy carries a dream in his thumping heart. The Cayman Islands captain, despite losing the first game of the Concacaf Nations League 4-0 to host Jamaica on Sunday, still hopes his team will bounce back with victories in the remaining three matches and possibly snatch a spot in the […]

Jamaica open CONCACAF Nations League with 4-0 win over Cayman Islands

From Jamaica Observer KINGSTON, Jamaica — Jamaica opened their qualifying phase of the CONCACAF Nations League with a comfortable 4-0 win over an over-matched Cayman Islands inside the National Stadium on Sunday. Played before a paltry 1,360 patrons, Darren Mattocks in the second and 58th minutes, and strike partner Cory Burke in the 34th and 66th […]

Cricket: The British are coming

BY GEORGE ALLEYNE From Caribbean Life By copping five matches in an English cricket team tour from January, Barbados has rebounded from the loss suffered when it failed to get to host a game in the Women’s Cricket World Cup competition. The one Test, two One-Day Internationals and two practice matches that Barbados hauled in […]

International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame announces 2018 Cayman Islands Honourees

The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) is pleased to announce that Wayne Hassen, Daniel Tibbetts and Darryl Bud Walton Jr. will be inducted for their contributions to the sport during a gala ceremony on 14 September, 2018. Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands (7 September 2018) – The International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame (ISDHF) […]