March 2, 2021

Boxing: Cayman Islands’ Brandy Barnes wins Caribbean Boxing title

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Cayman Islands’ Brandy “Bee” Barnes had her fight against Guyana’s Joanne Williams stopped at two minutes 15 seconds of the second round in her (Barnes) favour. Barnes was competing last Sunday (9) at the Caribbean Championships in Guyana and defended her title successfully to win gold. Brandy hopes to qualify for the Pan American Games […]

2018 Cayman Invitational

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Asafa Powell and LaShawn Merritt to headline 2018 Cayman Invitational Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – Olympic and World champions Asafa Powell (JAM) and LaShawn Merritt (USA) will headline the sixth staging of the Cayman Invitational which is set for Saturday, 2 June 2018 at the Truman Bodden Sports Complex. The meet will also welcome Trinidadian […]

Caricom Highlights Caribbean Performance in World Championships

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From Prensa Latina Saint George, Aug 21 (Prensa Latina) In a congratulatory message to the athletes, Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Chairman and Prime Minister of Grenada Kieth Mitchell said he was ”extremely proud” of their performances. He congratulated the athletes, and recognised the successes of the participants of the Caribbean region in the World Champinships of […]

Florida Prep Jamal Walton continues hot stretch at World Championships in 400

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By Cory Mull From MileSplit USA Florida prep Jamal Walton — a rising 18-year-old senior at Miramar High and athlete for the Cayman Islands — ran well in his first appearance at the IAAF World Championships, though missed the finals of the 400m after finishing fourth in London on Tuesday in the semifinals in 45.16 […]

Usain Bolt loses final 100-Meter race at World Championships, Justin Gatlin Wins Gold

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By CHRIS CHAVEZ From Sports Illustrated Olympic champion and world record holder Usain Bolt finished third in the men’s 100 meters in 9.95 seconds at the IAAF World Championships in London on Saturday evening. 2004 Olympic champion Justin Gatlin of the United States won gold in 9.92 seconds with his compatriot Christian Coleman taking silver in 9.94. Bolt was defeated by […]

Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt reaches men’s 200m final but Justin Gatlin out

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From BBC Usain Bolt ran his fastest time of the season to win his Olympic 200m semi-final in 19.78 seconds as Justin Gatlin missed out on a place in the final. Jamaica’s Bolt has already won the 100m and is now aiming for an eighth Olympic gold by retaining his 200m title. But American Gatlin, […]

Rio Olympics 2016: Usain Bolt wins 100m gold, Justin Gatlin second, Andre de Grasse bronze

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From BBC Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first athlete to win three Olympic 100m titles by beating American Justin Gatlin to gold at Rio 2016. Bolt, 29, ran 9.81 seconds in his final Olympics to replicate his success at Beijing 2008 and London 2012. Gatlin, twice banned for doping offences, finished 0.08 seconds behind Bolt […]

World’s top athletes to star in Cayman Invitational

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Some of the top figures in the world of athletics will be heading to Cayman next month to compete in the third Cayman Invitational athletics track meet and organisers are particularly excited about the incredibly strong female contingent participating this year. The event, to be held on Wednesday 7 May, 2014 at the Truman Bodden […]

Asafa Powell: Jamaican sprinter appears before anti-doping panel

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From BBC Sprinter Asafa Powell has told a Jamaican anti-doping hearing he did not list all his supplements at trials as he could not remember their names. The former 100m world record holder, 31, tested positive for the banned stimulant oxilofrine at the national championships in June. He said the naming oversight was caused by […]