Nell Connor, Queen of Breakers, dies at 96

“Miss Nell was an icon and institution of Breakers and Cayman,” said Minister Osbourne Bodden, MLA for Bodden Town.

Time to register for DG 5K Challenge

Registration is open online only until 6 p.m. Friday for the 2017 Deputy Governor’s 5K Challenge on Sunday, April 30, on Grand Cayman.

Cuba sweeps both brackets of NORCECA tournament

Three days of action-packed volleyball wound to a close Sunday at Seven Mile Beach as Cuba swept both brackets of the ninth NORCECA tournament to be held in the Cayman Islands.

Beach gives birth to a new NCAA sport

Beach volleyball took on a starring role in Cayman over the weekend with the NORCECA tournament at Seven Mile Beach, spotlighting a sport that has enjoyed a meteoric rise to prominence in the United States over the past decade.


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