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Bolt’s fun nature will be missed

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] There is a TV ad in the United Kingdom featuring Usain Bolt driving maniacally in a car. Blink and you’ll miss it, but he is so recognisable that the millions Virgin Media are paying him for that clip make it absolutely cost effective. That is the …

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Cayman best in the region

The Cayman Islands Equestrian Team has proved its strength by winning the adult category and coming second in the children’s division in the 2017 Caribbean Equestrian Association Caribbean Dressage Challenge. The competition, in its 13th year, enables riders from CEA member countries to compete without having to travel. Instead, a …

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Cayman upset Mexico

Despite heavy downpours, about 800 people turned out to watch RHSW Cayman National XV historically defeat Mexico on Saturday. It was the Health City Cayman Big Game 8 at Truman Bodden Sports Complex and this win was another sensational one in the rapid rise of Cayman rugby in the past …

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Sammy outlines why stars don’t play for West Indies

By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Darren Sammy, the former West Indies captain, says that under the new administration stars like Chris Gayle, Dwayne Bravo and Kieron Pollard are unlikely to play in international matches. Cricket West Indies only picks players who feature in domestic competitions for internationals which has resulted in …

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Baileys head home for marathon

Birmingham is the United Kingdom’s second city and two Cayman residents will be competing at its staging of the marathon in October. The two honorary Brummies making the staggering 10,000-mile round trip to take on the inaugural Birmingham International Marathon are Chris and Kym Bailey. They are among over 8,000 …

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Lyne stars for Sharks

The Dart Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Club League continued last week with more action from the three age groups at the ARC and Cayman International School Pitch in Camana Bay. The under-15 started their training by working on their attacking movement and learning how to overcome an opponent. Their skills …

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Mayweather bout labelled a ‘farce’

  By Ron Shillingford [email protected] Boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather claims he is “giving the people what they want” by coming out of retirement to fight UFC champion Conor McGregor. Mayweather is in danger of spoiling his legacy with this one. The 40-year-old former five-weight world champion retired unbeaten in …

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Cayman tackle Mexico

  Rugby fans will be entertained again with the visit of Mexico to face the Cayman Islands in the Big Game 8 on Saturday, June 17. The Big Game matches are not just great spectacles or rugby, the event is a family-orientated day out with music, competitions and tremendous fun. …

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Fancy dress makes dressage fun

The Cayman Riding School Combined Training League held its fourth and final leg on Sunday, June 11 with perfect weather making it an ideal day out for competitors and spectators at the riding facility on Hirst Road in Savannah. Unlike most other Equestrian competitions where horse and rider attempt just …

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Gaelic coach over from Chicago

  The Dart Cayman Islands Kids Gaelic Football Club has well and truly kicked off in Grand Cayman, reaching a membership of over 70 playing children. The Club held a successful inaugural Cool Camp with visiting coaching expert Colm Egan and is now running weekly sessions on Sunday mornings throughout …

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