September 30, 2020

The Editor speaks: All Cayman’s athletes have been banned from competing world-wide

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It is with much astonishment and dismay at reading a copy of a letter from the Cayman Islands Athletic Association to its members advising them that the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) has imposed a sanction on the Cayman Islands Athletic Association. The sanction prevents any athlete from the Cayman Islands […]

FIFA World Cup Logos

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The Evolution of the FIFA World Cup Logos From Daily Designer After the Olympic Games, the FIFA World Cup that takes place every four years in a different country every time is probably the largest international sport event in the world. With the recent release of the next World Cup’s logo, which was as usual […]

Trumpet picks up Cayman Islands boxing job

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By Walter Alibey From The Guardian TT Floyd Trum­pet, the man who took T&T box­er Nigel Paul to the Olympic Games in just 11 fights, is on his way to coach in the Cay­man Is­lands. He signed a lu­cra­tive four-year deal that will take him to 2022 with an op­tion to ex­tend. His main re­spon­si­bil­i­ty […]

Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce joins 2018 Cayman Invitational Line-up

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Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Jamaica sweetheart Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce joins the line-up for the Cayman Invitational which takes place on Saturday, 2 June 2018 at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex starting at 6pm. Fraser-Pryce’s fellow countryman Asafa Powell and American LaShawn Merritt are also headlining the meet along with 70-plus other international athletes and at […]

Rugby & US Football in Cuba, Past and Present

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By Jose A. Rodriguez From Havana Times HAVANA TIMES — Rugby, in its different forms, has been played in Cuba for many years, although it still continues to suffer a kind of curse because it doesn’t receive the institutional support it should. Traditional US football was what was most known in Cuba, the kind that […]

Caribbean Travel Marketplace draws 1,000 participants

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The Caribbean Travel Marketplace, which was held Jan. 31-Feb. 3 at Atlantis Paradise Island in Nassau, the Bahamas, attracted an estimated 1,000 registrants, including 271 travel, meeting and incentive buyers. Of the 32 first-time buyers who attending this year’s event, five were from meetings and incentive firms, a new target market for the Caribbean Hotel […]

NAN Caribbean Sports Personality of 2016

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From NAN News Americas, NEW YORK, NY, Weds. Dec. 28, 2016:  There is no denying who the Caribbean sports personality of 2016 was. To the man who dominated sports, athletics, the Olympics and media coverage in 2016, the NAN title for Caribbean Sports Personality Of 2016 has to go to Usain St. Leo Bolt. Here’s […]

Flow Sports celebrates One Year as ‘the Home of Sports in the Caribbean’

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MIAMI, FL, Dec 21, 2016 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — MIAMI, FL–(Marketwired – Dec 21, 2016) – One year ago, Flow unveiled its new Flow Sports Network, giving fans an exciting and innovative viewing experience, forever changing the game in sports broadcasting in the Caribbean. In its first year, Flow Sports beamed over 4,000 hours of […]

Thompson, McLeod among Caribbean Hall of Fame nominees

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By Shayne Fairman From Jamaica Star Olympic Games 100m and 200m champion, Elaine Thompson and men’s 110m hurdles winner Omar McLeod headline nominees to be inducted in this year’s 13th Annual Caribbean Hall of Fame Awards for Excellence on Friday, November 25, at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston, starting at 7 p.m. The award […]

Sports Commentary: A gold medal for Rio staff and volunteers

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By Rene A. Henry From Caribbean News Now The International Olympic Committee needs to award one more gold medal. This gold needs to go to the volunteers and staff who made Rio’s 2016 Olympic Games a success. I do not remember any organizing committee ever faced with so many crises – a nearly bankrupt government; […]