Cayman’s Olympian Ronald Forbes Retires

Cayman Island’s Olympian Ronald Forbes, 35, hung up the spikes on his professional track and field career this past Friday (8 January). “I received an official email from Ronald yesterday (8 January), stating that he is retiring,” Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) President Lance Barnes told Cay 03 Sports. “This letter is my official notificationContinue reading “Cayman’s Olympian Ronald Forbes Retires”

Athletics Weekly voted Bolt ‘Greatest Male Track Athlete’ in the last 75 years

Retired Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt has been voted the best male track and field athlete in the past 75 years by Athletics Weekly. The UK-based track and field publication recently marked their diamond anniversary (75th anniversary) by asking readers to vote for the top male and female athletes to have graced the sport since 1945. TheContinue reading “Athletics Weekly voted Bolt ‘Greatest Male Track Athlete’ in the last 75 years”

Coaches speak on Cayman’s track-and-field sanction

Officials have remained quiet over the last month, providing no update on the sanction over the Cayman Islands track and field circuit. Coaches have now joined the public in asking the one question that no one seems to have the answer for. Who is responsible for the situation? “It’s not quite clear-cut to me whatContinue reading “Coaches speak on Cayman’s track-and-field sanction”

Walton leaves a firm message for the Cayman Islands Athletic Association

Caymanian sprinter Jamal Walton made it clear that he is unhappy with the controversy surrounding the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA). “I’m speechless really,” said Walton via a WhatsApp message. Last month the CIAA issued a press release claiming the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association sanctioned a banned on competition for Cayman’sContinue reading “Walton leaves a firm message for the Cayman Islands Athletic Association”

National athletes stay hopeful during allegations against the CARIFTA 2019 LOC

Its been almost one week since the Cayman Islands Athletic Association (CIAA) claimed the North American, Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) sanctioned a banned on Cayman’s amateur and professionals track and fielders from participating in competitions due to unpaid funds by Cayman’s 2019 CARIFTA local organising committee (LOC). CIAA President Lance Barnes wentContinue reading “National athletes stay hopeful during allegations against the CARIFTA 2019 LOC”

Detrimental sanction imposed on Cayman’s athletic association

Cayman Islands national track and fielders have been banned from participating in sanctioned competitions. A letter released last week by Cayman Islands Athletics Association (CIAA) President Lance Barnes stated; On Friday July 25th, the North American Central American and Caribbean Athletic Association (NACAC) imposed a sanction on the Cayman Islands Athletic Association. The sanctioned leveledContinue reading “Detrimental sanction imposed on Cayman’s athletic association”

Division I university clenched Wray

Kansas State University will welcome Cayman’s national athlete Shalysa Wray in the next school semester. “I got a scholarship offer” she said in an interview. Wray, 21, previously attended Xavier University of Louisiana as a freshman where she set multiple school records in the 400-meter dash. The CARIFTA Games standout and World Junior semi-finalist returnedContinue reading “Division I university clenched Wray”