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First ever FIFA 1-Star-approved synthetic field to be completed by year’s end
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First ever FIFA 1-Star-approved synthetic field to be completed by year’s end

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter The first ever stadium with a FIFA 1-Star-approved synthetic turf and perimeter warm up track is expected to be ready for use by the end of this year. Director of the Belize Infrastructure Limited (BIL) Christy Mastry told the Reporter this week that the reconstructed […]

Jaguars lose in Canada
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Jaguars lose in Canada

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Belize Jaguars football team returned home on Saturday morning following a disappointing 3-0 loss to Canada’s national team on Friday night and are now preparing for Tuesday’s second game against the Canadians. In the first half of the game, Canada controlled the ball […]

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Sharing the good news through sports

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter   Sports Reach, a Christian-based outreach organization is in Belize for a week’s worth of basketball games and missionary work.   The Sports Reach team will play against local selections beginning on Saturday at Birds Isle in Belize City, before travelling to Belmopan, San Ignacio and Dangriga. […]

Jaguars to face Canada in next qualifying round
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Jaguars to face Canada in next qualifying round

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter The Belize Jaguars are set to face Canada’s national team in the third round of the CONCACAF qualifiers. The selection was made during a World Cup drawing ceremony in Russia on Saturday. The first leg will be played on September 4th at the BMO […]

PM leaves for Special Olympics
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PM leaves for Special Olympics

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter Prime Minister Dean Barrow has left the country to attend the opening ceremony of the Special Olympic World Games being held in Los Angeles, California with wife, Special Envoy for Women and Children, Kim Simplis Barrow. The opening ceremony is scheduled for July 25th […]

Belizean athletes ready for Pan Am Games
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Belizean athletes ready for Pan Am Games

By Benjamin Flowers, Staff Reporter A delegation of Belizean athletes are preparing to represent the country in the upcoming 17th Pan American Games. The delegates leave for Toronto, Canada on Wednesday to participate in the Athletics and Triathlon events. The delegation will be headed by Chief of Mission, Allan Sharp. […]

Katy Sealy leading at Central American Games
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Katy Sealy leading at Central American Games

By Alexis R. Milan, Staff Reporter British-born heptathlete Katy Sealy, representing Belize, is leading all athletes in points in the haptathlon, after the first two days of competition in Nicaragua at the Central American Games. After the first four events of the seven-event heptathlon, Sealy leads in every category. She […]

Independence Primary boys win national football championships
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Independence Primary boys win national football championships

By Silliam Ysaguirre, Staff Reporter   The boys of Independence Primary School won the National Primary Schools Football Tournament, organized by the National Sports Council at the Raccoon Street field in Belize City on Wednesday, June 17. The Independence boys won the championship final 3-2 over the Cayo District champions, […]

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San Pedro Tigersharks win 1st NEBL final

There was little joy at the after party in San Ignacio as Cayo basketball fans lamented the top-seeded Cayo Western Ballaz’s 64-77 loss to defending champions, the San Pedro Tigersharks, in the first game of the National Elite Basketball League championship finals at the Sacred Heart College auditorium on Friday […]

Rawell  Pelayo resigns from FFB
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Rawell Pelayo resigns from FFB

By Marion Ali, Staff Reporter Rawell Pelayo, the disgraced Second Vice President of the Football Federation of Belize (FFB), who was deported from the US after having served time for admitting to orchestrate a drug transaction on American soil, resignation last Friday after he was given two deadlines to do […]