Cayman national athletes geared up for Commonwealth Karate Championships

A team of three martial artists from the Cayman Islands packed their gis and gum-shields, with plans to hit the mat during the 10th Commonwealth Karate Championships in Birmingham, England.  Cayman resident Zuzana Leitmannova and Caymanians Sarah Hydes and Nick Young will all compete in the Senior Kata Divisions against athletes ranging from 20 nationsContinue reading “Cayman national athletes geared up for Commonwealth Karate Championships”

Parkers Raceway issue statement on motorcycle fatality

Parkers Raceway have issued a statement after father-of-four Kashwayne McKenzie, was killed on Sunday afternoon after his bike crashed at their racing grounds in Breakers, Bodden Town. “[Sunday] was a sad day for the racing community,” the racing organisers wrote on their social media pages. “We want to extend our deepest condolences to the family andContinue reading “Parkers Raceway issue statement on motorcycle fatality”

Commonwealth Games: Track and fielders complete events

Long-jumper and Cayman flag-bearer Louis Gordon was first up in the track-and-field events. Gordon jumped 7.43 metres and finished ninth overall on August 2, at the Alexander Stadium. “I feel like I could’ve done better,” Gordon said. “But it just [didn’t] come together in time.” Teammate Rasheem Brown then hit the track for the 110mContinue reading “Commonwealth Games: Track and fielders complete events”

Community steps up to support Academy Girls USA Cup football team

With the help of several corporate and other community sponsors Academy Sports Club was able to include a Girls U17 football team to compete at the recent Target USA Cup tournament in Minnesota. The local football club started its girls program only 7 years ago and has been growing it’s girls teams over the years.Continue reading Community steps up to support Academy Girls USA Cup football team

Commonwealth Games: Cayman duo advances to finals

Harper Barrowman made history on Tuesday, 2 Aug., becoming the first female swimmer in Cayman’s history to compete in a Commonwealth Games final. “To be able to do something like that at a level like this, it is just…amazing,” Barrowman said. Barrowman, 16, stopped the clock at 9:13.97 and place 8th during her 800-metre freestyleContinue reading “Commonwealth Games: Cayman duo advances to finals”

Commonwealth Games: Cayman claim several wins on day 1

After parading inside the Alexander Stadium for the 2022 Commonwealth Opening Ceremony, several athletes from Cayman turned in a couple of wins during day one of the major event held in Birmingham, England. Claiming the first win for Cayman was squash player Jake Kelly, who made a comeback to defeat Figi’s Maika Matanatabu in aContinue reading “Commonwealth Games: Cayman claim several wins on day 1”

Webster takes top honours at UK Nationals

Caymanian sailor, Charlotte Webster has won a gold medal in the U19 Female International Laser Class Association 6 (ILCA 6) at the UK ILCA Open & National Championships. Racing in an Olympic-class single-handed dingy, Ms Webster’s victory on Friday (22 July 2022) comes after her silver at the same event last year, in the ILCAContinue reading “Webster takes top honours at UK Nationals”