Esso hit by armed robbers

The Barcam Esso on Shamrock Road was robbed by two armed men around 5:30 a.m. Sunday, the Royal Cayman Islands Police reported. The men escaped with a quantity of cash in a dark-colored, compact vehicle heading toward central George Town.

Update: Softball tournament begins with win for Cayman

Cayman’s softball teams are taking on regional teams from Cuba and Jamaica in a six-day international friendly tournament.

Tryout camp on the horizon for Cayman’s young footballers

The chance of a lifetime will soon be coming for 40 young Caymanian football players.

Gaelic football: Align Mixed 9s Tournament

The 2018 Cayman Islands Gaelic football season kicked off with the Align Mixed 9s Tournament Friday featuring teams from Dart, DMS Governance, F45, FTI, Harmonic, Kalo Advisors, KPMG, Maples and Calder, MUFG, PwC, Rawlinson & Hunter, and Scimitar.


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