Sports minister presents national flag to CICO ahead of the Olympic Games

Minister for Sports, Bernie Bush followed the time-honoured tradition of presenting the Cayman Islands national flag to the Cayman Islands Olympic Committee (CICO) this past Saturday (July 10). The brief ceremony, held at the Westin hotel saw Bush present the flag to the committee’s Chef de Mission, Janet Sairsingh. “Having previously been an Olympic CommitteeContinue reading “Sports minister presents national flag to CICO ahead of the Olympic Games”

Sports minister on sporting budget increase

Mr Speaker I am pleased to announce that with support of my colleagues in Cabinet and the Government, I am able to announce an increase in funding to the six focus sports in the Cayman Islands and the addition of two sporting disciplines to the list for increased focus and support by the Government. MrContinue reading “Sports minister on sporting budget increase”

Cayman’s National Footballers under the radar to receive Covid-19 vaccinations

Now that Cayman’s first batch of Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines are now on island, Cayman Islands Football Association President Alfredo Whittaker is aiming to get the national men’s football team on the list to receive the shot. “As the president obviously, I would like for all of our players and coaches to get vaccinated,” said Whittaker.Continue reading “Cayman’s National Footballers under the radar to receive Covid-19 vaccinations”

Government restores full funding to CIFA

The Cayman Islands Government and the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) have once again partnered up. The partnership was made official Wednesday (2 December) afternoon, where both parties signed a purchase agreement that requires government to grant a sum of $150,000 to CIFA’s annual budget, effective immediately. “Today is a very important day for footballContinue reading “Government restores full funding to CIFA”