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Dart continues to support Special Olympic swimmers

The partnership between Stingray Swim Club (SSC) and the Dart Grants programme has proven to be successful according to a recent SSC press release. Over the past two years, SSC received more than $25,000 to assist with two projects catering for three Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) swimmers within SSC and the club as aContinue reading “Dart continues to support Special Olympic swimmers”

20 Samsung tablets donated to Special Olympics Cayman Islands

Special Olympics Cayman Islands (SOCI) recently received a generous donation of 20 Samsung Galaxy tablets from Kirk Office. The tablets will be used for the organisation’s Healthy Athletes programme as well as tracking important data such as training participation,” according to a press release from SOCI. Healthy Athletes is a programme that provides health screeningsContinue reading “20 Samsung tablets donated to Special Olympics Cayman Islands”

International Sports

FIFA kicks Russia out of World Cup

Russia will be barred from the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar and other international sports competitions after FIFA and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) levied extraordinary sanctions in response to the invasion of Ukraine. FIFA, football’s world governing body, and UEFA, the sport’s European governing body, announced that they have banned all Russian national teams andContinue reading “FIFA kicks Russia out of World Cup”

T&T Olympic bronze medalist Deon Lendore dies in car crash

Deon Lendore, an Olympic bronze medal-winning sprinter for Trinidad & Tobago and former NCAA champion at Texas A&M, was killed in a head-on collision in Texas, state police said. He was 29. Lendore, a volunteer assistant coach at Texas A&M, died Monday after his car drifted across the center line, sideswiped a vehicle and thenContinue reading “T&T Olympic bronze medalist Deon Lendore dies in car crash”

Pro boxer gunned down in front of kids, in possible ‘road rage’ on Christmas Eve

A professional boxer from Maryland was killed in front of his girlfriend and three kids in a possible road rage shooting on Christmas Eve, according to police. Danny Kelly Jr., a 30-year-old resident of Clinton, Md., was driving to a holiday gathering with his children and gal pal in nearby Temple Hills on Friday afternoonContinue reading “Pro boxer gunned down in front of kids, in possible ‘road rage’ on Christmas Eve”

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