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Dennis Brown: “A Tribute To Coach Speedy”

Dennis Brown: “A Tribute To Coach Speedy”

[Written by Dennis Brown] First of all, I am truly sorry for not being able to attend the home going service of our dear friend and colleague Jermaine “Speedy” Smith, as I am currently abroad with my family on a much needed vacation. When I received the news from Cal that Speedy had passed, I was on my daily stroll at Admiralty House with the dogs.... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sanshou Association Receive $10,000

Bermuda Sanshou Association Receive $10,000

The Minister of National Security Jeffrey Baron recently presented a cheque worth $10,000 to the Bermuda Sanshou Association as part of the Cash Back for Communities programme. A spokesperson said, “Cash Back is made possible through the Confiscated Assets or proceeds of crime initiative, where seized funds are given back to worthy organisations... Read more of this article

Keeper Nathan Trott, West Ham Face Swansea

Keeper Nathan Trott, West Ham Face Swansea

West Ham United Premier League 2 goalkeeper Bermudian Nathan Trott will be looking to help his team continue its winning ways when the club matches up with Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium tomorrow [Aug 25]. A story on the West Ham United website said, “The Hammers go into the game on the back of a terrific 3-1 victory against Newcastle United... Read more of this article

Hodsoll & Steede Win Cricket Players Of Week

Hodsoll & Steede Win Cricket Players Of Week

Logic and the Bermuda Cricket Board announced that the Logic Premier Division ‘Player of the Week’ is Kyle Hodsoll of Bailey’s Bay, while the Logic First Division ‘Player of the Week’ is Ryan Steede of St. George’s. “Kyle delivered a devastating spell of 7 wickets for 42 to ensure that Bailey’s Bay captured a comprehensive victory... Read more of this article

Sailing Instructor Earns International Designation

Sailing Instructor Earns International Designation

Bermudian Tristan Loescher has completed an internationally recognized yachting instructor course as part of his professional development at the America’s Cup Endeavour program. Mr Loescher, a full-time member of the AC Endeavour team, travelled to the UK this July to complete the Royal Yachting Association’s Instructor training course. This... Read more of this article

Photos: Olympic Athletes Return To Bermuda

Photos: Olympic Athletes Return To Bermuda

Throughout the week, Bermuda’s Olympic athletes have been arriving back home following their participation in the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio. Sailors Cameron Pimentel and Cecilia Wollmann were the latest Olympians to arrive home, where they were greeted by Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of Social Development & Sports Sylvan Richards. Sprinter... Read more of this article

Event Set To Aid Young Bermudian Tennis Star

Event Set To Aid Young Bermudian Tennis Star

On Sunday [August 29] there will be a Community Tennis and Pot Luck event held at Admiralty House from 8am to 8pm to honour 11-year-old Bermudian tennis star, Daniel Phillips, as he prepares to leave for the Rafa Nadal Tennis Academy in Mallorca, Spain. In order to give Daniel a proper send off and also raise funds towards his tuition, the whole community... Read more of this article

USA Win CONCACAF U/15 Girls Championship

USA Win CONCACAF U/15 Girls Championship

The United States scored a goal in each half to earn the 2016 CONCACAF U-15 Girls’ Championship title by defeating Canada 2-0, in the final at the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in Florida. CONCACAF said, “The U.S. finished the competition with a perfect 7W-0D-0L record, scoring a remarkable 39 goals and, more impressively perhaps, conceding... Read more of this article

Beach Football Cancelled Due To Lack Of Entries

Beach Football Cancelled Due To Lack Of Entries

The Bermuda Football Association said they “regret to announce that the Beach Football Tournament scheduled for Sunday, August 28th has been cancelled due to a lack of entries.” “The BFA Beach Football Committee will meet with various stake holders in Bermuda football and develop a new strategy and plan for the summer of 2017,”... Read more of this article

Free NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic To Be Held

Free NBA Jumpstart Basketball Clinic To Be Held

On August 26th, Digicel will be hosting the 2016 NBA Jumpstart Programme. It’s the second year Digicel Bermuda has participated in the NBA Jumpstart Programme, and as in 2015 they are partnering with the BBYF. The three day clinic — which is free — is open to registration for boys and girls aged between 14 and 16. Registered players... 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

Men’s Volleyball: Grenada Defeat Bermuda 3-0

Men’s Volleyball: Grenada Defeat Bermuda 3-0

The Bermuda’s men’s volleyball team continued competition in the NORCECA 2018 World Championships Qualifiers in Grenada, with Grenada defeating Bermuda 3-0. NORCECA’s match report said, “Grenada took the bronze in the penultimate match in the men’s Group B of the NORCECA Zone FIVB World Championships Qualifiers, numbing Bermuda 3-0 [ 25-23,... Read more of this article

Final Team Selected For Youth America’s Cup

Final Team Selected For Youth America’s Cup

Bermuda’s team for next year’s Youth America’s Cup is now complete with the final 11 members selected after an intensive training camp held last week. Last week’s training camp saw the participants sailing in Nacra 17s, an Olympic class catamaran, as they showcased their skills and development as sailors and teammates.The final members of... Read more of this article