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A Jab in the Right Direction

Earlier generations knew and respected her for her passion in the discipline of boxing. She was a force to be reckoned with. The name Henrietta Gill was known for turning [...]

Gianni Infantino, the President of FIFA, Meets With Government Officials and F.F.B. Management in Belize

Gianni Infantino, the President of FIFA, is in Belize. He has been in the country since Tuesday. Today, he called on government officials, as well as the staff at the [...]

FIFA President says F.F.B. President Sergio Chuc Leads With Transparency and Accountability

President Infantino was also asked for his take on F.F.B.’s performance, as far as managing FIFA funds are concerned. The two-time FIFA President sang the praises of President Sergio Chuc, [...]

Belizean Female Student Becomes Football Star in the U.S.

Women representing Belize internationally in football does not make the news every day, but we have one person to feel proud of tonight in that discipline. Jayda Brown graduated from [...]

Teens Compete in Ministry of Sports Basketball Tournament

There’s also basketball news tonight with the first-of-its-kind National Basketball Tournament held over the weekend for youths in Belize City. The Ministry of Youth and Sports hosted the two-day event [...]

The Belize Civic Center is “very active”

Minister Espat also gave an update on the use of the Belize Civic Center. The thirty-three million dollar sporting facility is buzzing with activities says Minister Espat.  He says that [...]

Belizean U-20 Athletes Captures Gold in Nicaragua

Today, Belize captured two gold medals at the U-20 Central American Athletics Championships in Managua, Nicaragua. Mia Sylvester won Belize’s first gold medal in the discus throw event with a [...]

Coming Soon: Sports Academies across Belize

Belize’s athletes in the various disciplines are often put to the test when they compete against their peers from other countries. Sometimes they make us proud, and at other times, [...]

Basketball Scholarships for Students as Young as Primary Schoolers

The Ministry of Sports is holding a series of basketball tournaments for youths under the age of eighteen, with a view to provide them with scholarships. Through this effort, children [...]

Minister of Sports Hands Over Lawn Mowers to Sports Council

During the COVID lockdown, sporting events were generally banned and the grass was overgrown and unkempt. But now that life has returned to a sense of normalcy and sports is [...]

Dallas Mavericks Shooting Guard Reggie Bullock is in Town

Pro baller Reggie Bullock arrived in Belize this afternoon and visited the Mexico Sports Center where dozens of high school students from across the city were participating in a basketball [...]

Team Belize in the CONCACAF Nation’s League; Game 1

  Belize suffered its first loss in a home game against the Dominican Republic in the CONCACAF Nation’s League tournament this evening. After ninety four minutes of game play, including [...]

Meet the U15 Female National Football Team

Back in Belmopan today at the Football Federation of Belize Headquarters, the U15 female national team was officially announced. Like the National Senior Men’s Team, this team will be participating [...]

Meet the National Senior Men’s Football Team

The Football Federation of Belize is on a mission to make it once again to the Gold Cup and for some time now, it has been readying the National Senior [...]

Hundreds of Youth Athletes Tryout to Make the U16 National Team

During the course of Saturday and Sunday, the Belize Basketball Federation convened tryouts, as it searches for the best athletes fifteen years old and younger who will form the male [...]

Belizean Basketball Athletes Prepare for Baseline Sports Recruitment

Baseline Sports out of the U.S. annually hosts a basketball event where young athletes from across the world would converge for an opportunity to be scouted by basketball clubs and [...]

F.F.B. Prepares National Football Team for CONCACAF Games

The CONCAFAC Games are about a month away and the National Team is in camp training for the event. Today, Football Federation of Belize National Team Director, Ian Jones told [...]

F.F.B. Official Says F.F.B. Preparing Younger Players for Future Big Leagues

F.F.B.’s National Team Director, Ian Jones says that what they are doing at the F.F.B. is preparing youths for bigger and better chances at shining at the prime time level [...]

Belizean Rugby Player Gains International Attention

 Two weeks ago, a Belizean rugby team went to play among others in their category in the 2022 Rugby American North Sevens Qualifiers, which was held in Nassau, Bahamas. The [...]

Rugby Player Says He Looks Forward to Scoring for Belize Again

Usher explained that he was able to score the goal not once, but three times, and it all has to do with his lightning speed, which he was able to [...]

Belize Basketball Federation Launches Junior National Team Program

A call is being made for youth basketball players sixteen and younger to come out to a location near you this weekend as the Belize Basketball Federation launched its junior [...]

A Summer League for Semi Pro Basketball Athletes

Since taking over the leadership of the federation, Jacob Leslie and his team have been pushing full steam ahead with basketball programs to develop the sport.  Recently, along with the [...]

Belizean Track And Field Athletes Faceoff in Championship Games

Track And Field Athletes from across the country converged at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex for the Track and Field National Championship on Saturday and Sunday. The two-day event saw [...]

“Concerned Belizean Athletes” calls for Resignation of BAA President

Concerned Belizean Athletes, a group reportedly made up of local athletes, is calling the leadership of Deon Sutherland, the President of the Belize Athletic Association, into question.  On May fifth, [...]

SPRITE Live Life Basketball Tournament, an Intervention for Rivaling Gangs

The Ministry of Home Affairs, in partnership with Sprite, officially opened its SPRITE Live Life Basketball Youth Tournament 2022, on Saturday. The competition is seeing participation from fifteen teams across [...]