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Photos/Video: Digicel Jumpstart Clinic Launches

Photos/Video: Digicel Jumpstart Clinic Launches

[Updated with video] The second annual Digicel Jumpstart clinic got underway at The Berkley Institute this morning [August 26]. The Digicel Jumpstart clinic is a youth sports initiative that takes place in select countries across the Caribbean and Bermuda, with Bermuda hosting the first one of 2016. The clinics give young basketballers, aged 14 to 16,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: CBIS “Goes To The Olympics”

Photos & Video: CBIS “Goes To The Olympics”

For the month of June, the Chatmore British International School “went to the Olympics” as part of their International Early, Primary and Middle Years Curriculum, which consists of students ranging from ages of 18 months to 15 years old. A spokesperson said, “Students were exposed to the history, symbols and events of the Olympics, researching... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda’s Team At The Olympic Games

Photos: Bermuda’s Team At The Olympic Games

Eight of the island’s most talented athletes are representing us at this year’s Olympic Games, with seven of them having already completed competition. Long jumper Tyrone Smith marked his third Olympic appearance with a 16 place finish, while swimmers Julian Fletcher and Rebecca Heyliger made their Olympic debuts. Sailor Cameron Pimentel... Read more of this article

Photos: Development Team Defeats Sussex U14

Photos: Development Team Defeats Sussex U14

The Bermuda Development Squad recently took on Sussex U14 Invitational XI, with the island team winning by 39 runs. Bermuda was 181 for 4 in 35 overs, featuring Jerez Eve [26], Marcus Scotland [61], Jamar Stovel [20], Dalin Richardson [33 retired not out], Jarryd Richardson [retired not out 23], Dominic Sabir [not out 4], Tybrae Robinson [5 run out]. Sussex... Read more of this article

Photos: Development Team Defeats Skorpions

Photos: Development Team Defeats Skorpions

A cricket match in the UK saw the BCBNA Development Team take on the Skorpions, with Bermuda claiming victory by a margin of seven wickets. The Skorpions batted first and scored 144 for 4 in 30 overs; Tybrae Robinson led the bowling with 2 for 8, while Marcus Scotland and Yazharyaa Williams took a wicket each. Bermuda scored 145 for 3 to win by 7 wickets.... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing

Twenty-two boats went to the start line for Race Day Twelve of the 2016 Wednesday Night Sailing that begins and ends in the Hamilton Harbour. Cross Fire crossed the line first with a time of 1:06:31 and with their corrected time of 1:12:58 saw them finish 5th on the night. Nasty Medicine was the second boat to cross the line clocking a time of 1:12:44,... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Summer League Netball

Photos & Results: Summer League Netball

Excitement filled the Bernard Park Netball Courts as the deciding game for the Bermuda Netball Association’s Summer League title decider came down to 1 goal. The National Junior Squad defeated the B.A.C Women in Blue 25 – 24. The National Junior Squad were crowned the champions have recorded victories in all their matches except two that resulted... Read more of this article

Photos: Cricket Training With Coach Azam Riyard

Photos: Cricket Training With Coach Azam Riyard

Young Bermuda cricket players are currently taking part in the 2016 BCB National Academy Development Tour in the United Kingdom from August 8 to August 20, with both the girls and boys enjoying training with Coach Azam Riyard recently. A Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] spokesperson said, “Both the girls and the boys enjoyed the specialist training... Read more of this article

Results & Photo Set #3: Around The Island Race

Results & Photo Set #3: Around The Island Race

Keith and Steven Bridges in S20 were the fastest participants to complete the 2016 Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race which was held on Sunday afternoon [August 14]. The pair recorded a time of 33.36 in their S-Class 28’ Skater. Ryan Davidge and Co-Pilot Andrew Osbourne in A16 won the A-Class in a time of 57.42 while father and son team of Anthony... Read more of this article

Video & Photo Set #2: Around The Island Race

Video & Photo Set #2: Around The Island Race

The 2016 Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race was held on Sunday afternoon [August 14], with the event getting underway from Ferry Reach, leading to an afternoon of powerboats racing around the island in a bid to claim the fastest time.In the lead up to race-day, eighteen boats had signed up to participate and today, eighteen boats took to the... Read more of this article

Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

Photos: Around The Island Powerboat Race

The 2016 Rubis Around the Island Power Boat Race was held this afternoon [August 14] with racing getting underway at 2.00pm from Ferry Reach. In the lead up to race-day, eighteen boats had signed up to participate and today, eighteen boats took to the start line in their respective classes, under clear skies. Bermuda Powerboat Association Vice-Commodore... Read more of this article

Photos: St. David’s Wins Eastern County Cup

Photos: St. David’s Wins Eastern County Cup

[Updated] St. David’s County Cricket Club have won the second round of the 2016 Eastern County Cup Classic held today [Aug 13] at the Bailey’s Bay Cricket Club. The east enders faced previous cup holders Cleveland County Cricket Club. Cleveland County went to bat first amassing a total of 145 runs. In reply St. David’s Cricket Club went... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Pearson Finishes 3rd In Heat

Photos & Video: Pearson Finishes 3rd In Heat

[Written by Don Burgess] Shelley Pearson is looking forward to Tuesday’s quarterfinal race where she could make history. Pearson finished third in her heat on Saturday and is poised to beat Jim Butterfield’s 16th place finish in the 1972 Munich Games to become Bermuda’s greatest Olympic rower.Pearson told the Bermuda Broadcasting Company’s... Read more of this article