Cyprus Paintball: pumping adrenaline for 25 years | Cyprus Mail

For young or old, beginner or seasoned veteran, there’s nothing like the rush and emotion of paintballing Enjoyed by millions of people all over the world, transformed from a hobby played by few into a highly successful extreme sport with news/” 2169 target=”_blank”>international competitions, paintball’s popularity in Cyprus has grown exponentially, mainly thanks to the […]

Vast majority of sports venues fail to meet safety standards, MPs say | Cyprus Mail

Members of the House education committee found serious safety and health issues as they re-examined the suitability of sports venues in Cyprus during its session on Wednesday. Deputy president of the committee Chrysanthos Savvides said that most football stadiums are unsuitable with only GSP and AEK Arena providing adequate safety to both athletes and spectators. […]

Paralimni Mayor at odds with MPs over water sport concessions | Cyprus Mail

Paralimni Mayor Theodoros Pyrillis has reported MPs for extending the concessions to water sports providers on beaches without any tenders in a letter he sent to the attorney-general and the auditor-general. Pyrillis has also reported the alleged irregularity to the European Commission delegation in Cyprus, as he claimed it violates EU directives. According to daily […]

Floyd I. John | News, Sports, Jobs

Floyd I. John, 91, went to be with the Lord on April 27, 2022. He was born Aug. 20, 1930, in Morgantown, West Virginia, to Idwal and Margaret (Kinney). The family moved to Gary, Indiana, where Floyd grew up. He started a life-long interest in the Boy Scouts, becoming an Eagle Scout and member of […]

Plans to promote sports tourism | Cyprus Mail

The deputy tourism ministry said on Wednesday Cyprus needs to start investing heavily in sports tourism, adding that in 2019, the last year before the Covid-19 pandemic, over 5,000 athletes visited the island bringing about 50,000 overnight hotel stays. His comments came during a joint conference called “Development, Sustainability and Innovation of Sports Tourism Services […]

Jyothi Yarraji breaks 20-year old 100m hurdles national record in Cyprus-Sports News , Firstpost

Jyothi won the gold medal in Cyprus news/” 2169 target=”_blank”>International Meet. The old national record of 13.38 seconds was in the name of Anuradha Biswal since 2002 100m hurdler Jyothi Yarraji in a file photo. Image: Twitter/SAIMedia A month after her national record effort was not counted due to wind assistance beyond legal limit, 100m […]

EU awards Cyprus Prisons Department for diversity in sports | Cyprus Mail

The Prisons Department emerged among the top three organisations participating in the pan-European competition #Beinclusive EU Sport Award 2022 and won an award under the “Celebrating Diversity” category. The EU Commission competition is concerned about good practices in sport and innovative ideas and initiatives aiming at the inclusion of all social groups with respect for […]

Cypriot police probe car arson, fan attack after soccer game

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Six cars were deliberately set ablaze a short distance from the soccer stadium where league leader Apollon Limassol played second-place APOEL Nicosia, Cypriot police said Monday. Police said the arson attack occurred 30 minutes before the end of Sunday’s match. Apollon won 3-2, giving the Limassol team a four-point cushion over […]