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Ek’Balam Dominates Once More in World Cup Competition

Belize’s National Pok-ta-Pok team, Ek’Balam is the 2021 Pok ta Pok World Cup Champions. Also known as the “Mayan ball game,” the world cup competition was held in Merida, Mexico. [...]

Belizean College Basketball Student Encourages Belizean Youth to Pursue Sports

And in Diaspora news, a young man who is on a basketball scholarship at a university in California is encouraging other Belizean youth to pursue their sporting dreams. Arik Nicholas, [...]

Belizean Student Chosen as Volleyball Freshman of the Year in US

A Belizean athlete studying abroad, Fatima Ramirez, was selected as the Freshman of the Year for volleyball by the National Junior College Athletics Association. The last time we heard from [...]

Belize Won’t Advance to Next Round of Regional Cricket Tourney

Belize’s National Cricket Selection will not be advancing to another round of competition, following the T20 tournament in Antigua. That’s because the team has lost three important matches since the [...]

Jaguars Beat St. Martin

The U20 National Football Team defeated the team from Saint Martin, six to one earlier today. The Jaguars are currently representing Belize in the U20 CONCACAF Qualifiers in Santo Domingo [...]

Belize’s Cricket Team Heads to Antigua for Regional Competition

In the days ahead, Belize and seven other countries will be participating in the World T20 cricket qualifying tournament for the Americas.  The event is being hosted by the International [...]

First Steps Taken Towards Revitalizing Berger Field

After a false start almost nine years ago, today there was a second pledge to transform the Berger Field on Vernon Street into a football stadium. Three parties, the Minister [...]

Belize City Marathon a Success!

The first ever Belize City Marathon took place on Sunday. It included a half marathon, a five-K and a ten-K run through Belize City streets. It was a collaborative effort [...]

Belize Wins Against Barbados in CONCACAF U17 Women’s Tournament

There’s good news coming out of Florida today for the under-seventeen female national team who went on to beat the national team from Barbados two to one in the CONCACAF [...]

Six Belizean Cyclists to Compete in “Into the Lion’s Den”

On Sunday afternoon, a Belizean contingent travels to Sacramento, California for the “Into the Lion’s Den” criterion hosted by Belize National Champion, Justin Williams and his team, Legion of Los [...]

Under 17 Female Footballers Prep for Match Against Barbados

The under-seventeen female football national team is preparing to go up against Barbados in the 2021 Women’s Under 17 Championship. The Belize team lost in a three-to-one final score against [...]

National Female Volleyball Team Fighting at Central American Championship

Female athletes attached to national teams are overseas representing the country in volleyball and football. Nearest to our borders are the national female volleyball team, who landed in Nicaragua on [...]

COVID Pandemic Affected the National Female Volleyball Team

While the team experienced yet another loss today, BVA President Allan Sharp says their performance was affected by two factors:  the COVID-19 pandemic as well as the fact that some [...]

U17 Female Football National Team Loses to Curacao

Similarly, the under-seventeen female football national team is in Florida competing in the 2021 Women’s Under 17 Championship. During the match against Curacao held today, the national team lost in [...]

Contact Sports Activities Resumes

After eighteen months, contact sports can now resume, but with restrictions. Effective Wednesday, October twentieth, those wanting to organize and participate in sporting activities such as football, volleyball, basketball and [...]

CitCo and NSC Host First Belize City Half Marathon

The National Sports Council and the Belize City Council have teamed up and will be hosting the first ever Belize City Half Marathon on Sunday. The event was to be [...]

Kaya Heads to LA for Another International Race

On that same day, Kaya leaves Belize for Sacramento, California to compete in the first ever “Into the Lion’s Den” criterium cycling race. It is being hosted by Belizean National [...]

Women’s Volleyball Heads to Central American Championships

Viewers may recall that 2018 was a big year for women’s volleyball in Belize. Fans from across the nation witnessed the Belize Women’s National Volleyball team capture silver in the [...]

Belizean Rugby Team Off to Turks and Caicos Competition

The Belize National Rugby Team left for the Turks and Caicos Islands today. They will be competing for the first time in an international tournament. It’s a historic step for [...]

A FIFA Grassroots Football Course at the F.F.B.

A FIFA Grassroots Football Course got underway at the F.F.B. headquarters in Belmopan today. A FIFA trainer is conducting the course with football coaches and instructors from across the country [...]

Finally, Berger Field to be Transformed as a Football Stadium

But with new equipment, there is a need for facilities and safe spaces for footballers of all ages to train and play.  And tonight, News Five has confirmed that the [...]

F.F.B. Donates Football Gear to Clubs Across the Country

For the past week, the Football Federation of Belize has been distributing equipment across the country. It is part of a FIFA program where football clubs that work with at-risk [...]

Young Belizean Athlete to Represent the Jewel at Baseball’s Power Showcase

A seventeen-year-old slugger is getting ready to represent Belize for the first time at a baseball event in the United States.  It’s a dream come true for George Perteau who [...]

Former NBA Player Milton Palacio Charged in Healthcare Fraud

Reports have surfaced on U.S. media outlets, including the Portland Tribune, that Belizean basketball star; Milton Palacio is among eighteen NBA veterans whose names have been called in an alleged [...]

Marion Jones Track Deteriorating

The Marion Jones track, installed in 2012, is cracking up and while there is some remedial work that can be done to salvage portions of it, eventually, the whole track [...]