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Perfect touch in New York

  The Cayman Touch Association men’s team swept the Rumble in the Concrete Jungle Touch Rugby tournament last week in New York City for the second year in a row. This tournament in East River Park, Manhattan is fast becoming the premier touch event on the East Coast. This year …

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Wind of Hope donates to Red Cross

A local runner has raised money for the third consecutive year for a local charity, this time the Cayman Islands Red Cross. Paul Williams is the founder of Wind of Hope who raised $4,500 for the Red Cross in a 5k walk/run he helped organise called the Wind of Hope …

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VIDEO: Academy triumph at Schwan Cup   

Talk about needed extra baggage space – Academy Sports Club certainly did after returning from a football tournament in the United States.  They won not one, not two but THREE trophies.  The Under 10 boys time won the Schwan Gold Cup, the Under 12 girls picked up Silver, while the Under 15 boys came away with the runners-up prize.  A spokesman …

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Stroke & Stride eases them back

After the summer break, athletes can ease themselves gently back into the sporting scene with the Stroke & Stride series. The Cayman Islands Triathlon Association’s annual Stroke & Stride is one of the most popular events of the year. Presented by Ogier, the Stroke & Stride series race will take …

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Stafford edges up rankings

When squash ace Cameron Stafford turned pro a few years ago, his sole intention was to rise the world rankings and really put Cayman on the map. There have been setbacks but he has stuck to it and now Stafford has a top 100 place in his sights. He said: …

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Larner falls but still grabs gold

Every summer Derek Larner defies the ageing process and takes on some of the best middle-distance master runners in the world with immense success. He did it again last week at the USA Track and Field championships at the Bernie Moore Track Stadium in Baton Rouge, winning the 3,000 metres …

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Taekwondo gets nod for possible Cayman Olympic bid

The Cayman Taekwondo Academy is only two years old but has already gained international recognition; two of the club’s members were invited to South Korea last month for the World TKD Championships. David Reid, a club founder and instructor, and student Derrick “Tricker” Pascal had not planned to attend as …

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Windies truce on the way

West Indies are without a host of big names for their Test series in England, preferring to pick inexperienced youngsters. This is surprising because speculation was that past disputes had been put aside and many exiled stars were going to be recalled. But the good news is that there is …

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Lynx tame Wolverines

Week four of the Cayman Islands Flag Football Premier League Season saw something that the league has not done in a while. Saturday’s games were held at the TE McField Annex field in George Town rather than the Ed Bush stadium in West Bay. From the start of the season, …

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50 best in World Cup squad

Cayman’s 50 best teenage footballers have a year to prepare for World Cup action. In preparation for the Caribbean Football Union Under 20 World Cup Playoffs, scheduled for July/August 2018, 50 players have been selected to training as the Cayman Islands Men’s Under 20 National Football squad. They are: Albertini …

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