Young Caymanian lands senior department of sports job

The Ministry of Youth, Sports, Culture & Heritage is pleased to announce the appointment of a young Caymanian as Assistant Director of Sports – Programmes. Ms Emily Kelly’s duties involve overseeing the department’s 20 coaches and sports coordinators to support them in delivering community programmes, camps, workshops, recreational leagues and events, along with school coachingContinue reading “Young Caymanian lands senior department of sports job”

Aaron Jarvis granted sponsors exemption into the Butterfield Bermuda Championships

The Butterfield Bermuda Championship has awarded one of its 2022 sponsor exemptions to Grand Cayman’s 19-year-old Aaron David Jarvis. Aaron’s debut in Bermuda makes his third PGA TOUR start, and first outside of a major championship (MC/2022 Masters Tournament, T76/2022 The Open Championship). Jarvis became the first Caymanian to compete in the Masters Tournament afterContinue reading “Aaron Jarvis granted sponsors exemption into the Butterfield Bermuda Championships”

Ferguson wins season-opening Foster’s 800 sea swim

The domestic sea swim season opened on Saturday (15 Oct.) with Thomas Ferguson edging defending winner Will Sellars to take first in the 38th -annual Foster’s 800-metre Sea Swim. “It’s a really significant event,” Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association Events Director Martin Trott said. “It normally kicks off our open water swim season for theContinue reading “Ferguson wins season-opening Foster’s 800 sea swim”

Fraser Properties open water relay makes a splash

“This was a fun, family event that everyone enjoyed”, said Jim Fraser, father of Shaune and Brett Fraser – Cayman’s Olympic swimmers who took part in all CIASA’s open water swims when they were age group swimmers, but are now best known for their exploits in the pool rather than open water. And to proveContinue reading “Fraser Properties open water relay makes a splash”

High School Football returns

After a year’s absence, the Cayman Youth Football Leagues (CYFL) is pleased to announce the return of the 2022 Dart Under 13 and Appleby Under 18 boys’ and girls’ high school football leagues. On Wednesday, September 14, the Dart Under 13 girls’ league will kick-off the 2022 season with the Dart Under 13 boys’ leagueContinue reading “High School Football returns”

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