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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 [...]

Team PACT Snags 2022 La Ruta Maya Race

Day four of the Belikin La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge was almost a snapshot of day one, with Team PACT dominating the event. The race started last Friday at [...]

Belikin La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge Begins; PACT Wins First Leg

After a two-year interruption caused by the COVID Pandemic, and very short notice, the Annual Belikin La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge is on. For the next three days, forty-six [...]

Contact Sports to Resume, Starting With Basketball

For almost two years, most sporting activities had been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions that were in place. Some disciplines resumed, but with limited capacity.  With [...]

Minister of Sports Calls for More Support of Athletes

“They were led like sheep to the slaughter”. That is what the Minister of Youth, Sports and Transportation, Rodwell Ferguson, had to say about the Senior Women’s National Football Team [...]

Minister of Sports Wants to Pay National Team Athletes

During the interview, Minister Ferguson pitched the idea of paying athletes to train so that they can spend more time in training. This has always been a complaint of athletes [...]

More Sporting Events Could Open Up at Limited Capacity

As the nation continues to open up, more and more sporting activities are occurring across the country. The Ministry of Health confirmed that it gave its approval for an upcoming [...]

Ahmadiyya Basketball League: Biggest Youth Tournament in Belize

The Ahmadiyya Muslim community also announced that it has the biggest youth basketball tournament in Belize. Its basketball league is a program that engages youth athletes in the discipline of [...]

Women’s A-Team Loses to El Salvador

The Belize Women’s A-Team came up short against El Salvador in their CONCACAF Women’s World Cup Qualifiers. The game ended with a score of six to zero, a decisive victory [...]

More Tomorrow Village Paddlers Gearing Up for River Races

With only two weeks before the highly anticipated Belikin La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge, teams across the country are rigorously training.  Today, we visited the historic village of More [...]

Sponsorship May Be Down, but Canoe Excitement Running High

Many businesses are not sponsoring canoe teams this year because of the financial hit they took as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  Elvin Penner, President of the Belize Canoeing [...]

Boom to the City Canoe Race this Sunday

This weekend, paddlers will get an opportunity to compete against each other and get back on the water to test out their equipment.  The Belize Canoeing Association is also bringing [...]

Belize Football U-17 Team Faces Salvador

After months of delay due to COVID, the CONCACAF Senior Women’s Qualifiers kick off this week with the Belize’s National Football Senior Women’s team squaring off against its first opponent [...]

Coach Says Belize Team Prepared Well for Games

Coach Casimiro says that despite the challenges with COVID, the Belize team went to camp early, did their homework, and prepared well for the matches.   Wayne Casimiro, Head Coach, [...]

Time for a New Cycling Federation Executive?

An extraordinary general meeting is being requested by members of the Cycling Federation of Belize in an attempt to elect a new executive. This afternoon, Tariq Cano and Alexi Ordonez, [...]

Much More Can Be Done for Cycling in Belize

Running for vice president on Cano’s ticket is Alexi Ordonez. Despite trying to revive interest in the sport, Ordonez says that much more can be done to meet the needs [...]

Meet the Male Senior National Football Team

The Football Federation of Belize held its first press conference for 2022 virtually today. It was to present the members of the male senior national team which will be leaving [...]

Upcoming International Football Matches

The senior male national team departs Belize for Nicaragua this week to participate in its first international friendly match on January twenty-ninth.  F.F.B.’s Technical Director, Philip Marin, shared details via [...]