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Belize’s National U-20 Team Ready for UNCAF Championships

The UNCAF Championships is being hosted in Belize from April twenty-fourth through to the thirtieth at the F.F.B. and the Isidoro Beaton Stadiums in Belmopan. Seven Central American countries and [...]

Belize National Rugby Team Departs for Biggest Tournament in Bahamas

The Belize National Rugby Team left the country today for Nassau, Bahamas to participate in the biggest rugby tournament this year. The team will be competing in the Rugby Americas [...]

Basketball All Star Game Coming Saturday

Warraich says there is a five dollar entry fee for the workshop but lunch will be provided. Meanwhile, he said the Ahmadiyya Basketball League has opened, and this weekend there [...]

P.G. Resident Working to Change Young Lives

Meet twenty-two-year-old Darnell Oden from Punta Gorda. He is a physical trainer at Peini Fitness Gym who is dedicating his time to youth empowerment. He has also been hosting basketball activities [...]

Peini Fitness: Making P.G. Healthy

Peini Fitness is on a mission to get residents in Punta Gorda into living healthy lifestyles.  Physical Trainer Darnell Oden speaks of motivating people.   Darnell Oden, Physical Trainer “I [...]

Anguillan Cyclist, Hasani Hennis Snags 2022 Cross Country Title

It was suspended for two years because of the COVID pandemic and while the reigning champion, Guatemalan Julio Miranda Padilla was not a serious threat in the home stretch for [...]

Women’s National Team Beats Barbados

The Belize Women’s National Team finished third in its group in CONCACAF’s World Cup Elimination Rounds.  On Tuesday, Belize came up on top against Barbados in a three-nil victory in [...]

Player Jayda Brown Encourages Young Women to Pursue Their Sports Dreams

An emotional Jayda Brown also took questions from the press following the game. Here is what she had to say.   Jayda Brown, Captain, Belize Women’s National Team “I feel [...]

Youth Basketball Athletes Win Big in Campeche

Belizean basketball fans have something to celebrate tonight as an under eighteen team has won the Copa Campeche Tournament. Nine athletes, along with Coaches Darwin “Puppy” Leslie and Linbert Moody, [...]

U-19 Football Team Wins Friendly Match in Mexico, Prepare for UNCAF Championship

At news time tonight, a second friendly football match is taking place in Chetumal between the U-19 Belize Men’s National Football Team and the CAR M.M., a team from Cancun. [...]

Team Cardinal Wins Female Cross Country Cycling Classic

On Sunday, the women’s cross country classic took place and taking the top two spots were American cyclists from Team Cardinal. Using a tactic to break away from the pack, [...]

Federation V.P. Says Good Showing by Belizean Women Cyclists

Unfortunately, defending champion Kaya Cattouse did not contest the thirty-first Women Cross Country Cycling Classic because she is riding professionally with the L.A. Sweat team in the U.S.  The Women Cross [...]

On the Bright Side: Powerhouse Alida Sharp on Power lifting Competition

Many people think having arthritis or other conditions means they can no longer enjoy certain sports. Well, tonight on the Bright Side, Sabreena Daly meets a woman who uses weight [...]

Male National Volleyball Championship this Weekend

The Belize Volleyball Association is hosting the 2022 male national volleyball championship this weekend at the Mexico Sports Center in Belize City. On Saturday, April ninth, twelve teams from across [...]

Volleyball Athlete Francis Hauze Named Freshman of the Year

Speaking about volleyball, one Belizean volleyball athlete is making waves in the U.S. for Calumet College of Saint Joseph in Indiana. Francis Hauze was one of four Belizean volleyball athletes [...]

Ping-pong Diplomacy Between Belize and Guatemala?

Today is celebrated as World Table Tennis Day.  It is also the fiftieth anniversary of “ping-pong diplomacy” which refers to the exchange of table tennis players between the United States [...]

Jacob Leslie is the New President of the Basketball Federation

He has had an active role in the local basketball scene – from playing the sport, to the management of a team, and even organizing sporting events. And this past [...]

What’s in the Future for Basketball in Belize?

While there will be an official handing over and press conference later this week, News Five asked B.B.F. President Jacob Leslie about the resurgence of basketball as a leading sport. [...]

Deon Sutherland Returned as President of Athletics Association

In other sports news, elections for the Belize Athletics Association were held on Saturday and Deon Sutherland was returned as its president. Sutherland has been at the helm of the [...]

Athletics Association Wants Athletes to Compete, Not Participate in Olympics

President Deon Sutherland says that one of the tasks of the association is to create an enabling environment, providing athletes with access to facilities and coaching staff to train and [...]

Star Goalkeeper Woodrow West Suspended Following Viral Video

Over the weekend, there was one player visibly missing from the Belize versus Cuba game held on Sunday– Woodrow West. That’s because the Football Federation of Belize and the management [...]

The Berger Field Development Project 2022 Kicks Off

It was announced years ago, but never materialized. But finally, after all these years, a football pitch will be installed at the Berger Field in Belize City. Today, the official [...]

The Queen’s Baton Relay Makes Its Way Through the Jewel

This afternoon in Belize City, athletes in several disciplines participated in the Queen’s Baton Relay. They cycled and ran through the principal streets of the Old Capital as Belize joins [...]

Inspiring Youth through Football in PG

The Football Federation of Belize is engaging young people all across the country. In the Toledo district, there is an emphasis on youth empowerment and youth activism through sports, particularly [...]

Bryton Codd Back From Finland for Off Season Volleyball Training

Belizean professional volleyball athlete Bryton Codd is back in the Jewel after playing an intense first season with a Finnish team. It’s been eight months since the twenty-six-year-old signed a [...]