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Weather May Affect America’s Cup Opening

Weather May Affect America’s Cup Opening

The current forecast for Friday [May 26] is for high winds, and the America’s Cup organisers said a final decision about the opening may be made as late as 9.00pm on Thursday [May 25], and if racing is cancelled on Friday, the America’s Cup Village will be closed and the Opening Ceremony “would also be delayed.” The organisers said,... Read more of this article

Runner Jay Donawa: “It’s A Dream Come True”

Runner Jay Donawa: “It’s A Dream Come True”

“It’s a dream come true,” Jay Donawa said after winning today’s [May 24] Bermuda Half Marathon Derby, adding that today will be his last marathon, as he wants to “go out on top.” Saying that he is “still a little bit deaf from the crowd support,” he thanked everyone for supporting him, saying he is very thankful... Read more of this article

Videos: Bermuda Day Cycling & Half-Marathon

Videos: Bermuda Day Cycling & Half-Marathon

The 2017 Bermuda Day holiday got underway this morning [May 24], with cycling and the Half-Marathon Derby beginning in St. George’s, set to be followed by the parade this afternoon at 1.30pm from Marsh Folly Road. Jay Donawa and Deon Breary won the Half Marathon Derby, with both crossing the line to loud applause from the gathered crowd, while .... Read more of this article

Jay Donawa & Deon Breary Win Half Marathon

Jay Donawa & Deon Breary Win Half Marathon

Jay Donawa and Deon Breary won today’s [May 24] Bermuda Half Marathon Derby, with both crossing the line to loud applause from the gathered crowd. Mr. Donawa crossing the finish line with a time of 1:20:08. was followed by Evan Naude, who finished with a time of 1:21:50, Christopher Harris with a time of 1:23:16, Artur Paulino with a time of 1:25:27,... Read more of this article

Hopkins & Rowse Win Bermuda Day Cycling

Hopkins & Rowse Win Bermuda Day Cycling

[Written by Don Burgess + Updated] Youth triumphed over experience as two 17-year-olds won their maiden Sinclair Packwood Memorial race titles and a son joined his father as winners of the event. Kaden Hopkins and Alyssa Rowse won the men’s and women’s races respectively, while another 17-year-old, Matthew Oliveira, who was last year’s race,... Read more of this article

First World Triathlon Series To Be In April 2018

First World Triathlon Series To Be In April 2018

The Bermuda Tourism Authority and the International Triathlon Union [ITU] have signed a three-year contract to host World Triathlon Series events, with the first race to be held on April 28, 2018. Bermuda Tourism Authority CEO Kevin Dallas said, “Our warm climate in April offers perfect conditions for racing. We invite triathletes to enjoy some early... Read more of this article

May 24th Half Marathon Individual Entrant List

May 24th Half Marathon Individual Entrant List

[Updated] The 2017 Appleby Bermuda Half Marathon Derby is set to take place tomorrow [May 24], with over eight hundred runners to take part in the always popular annual event. The race is starting from St. George’s this year, with crowds sure to be lining the route to cheer the runners on as they head to Hamilton. The race begins at 9:00am in St.... Read more of this article

AXIS To Continue Sponsoring Girls Cricket

AXIS To Continue Sponsoring Girls Cricket

The Bermuda Cricket Board announced that Axis Capital has confirmed its support of girl’s cricket in Bermuda. Axis’s assistance will include:An all-girls U11 team, Axis Angels competing in the HIscox U11 League An all-girls U8 team, Little Angels, competing in the Tokio MR U8 league Support and promotion of the BSSF Primary Girls and Middle... Read more of this article

Video: Yokohama Highlights, Flora Duffy Wins

Video: Yokohama Highlights, Flora Duffy Wins

In her first race back after claiming her debut World Triathlon Series World Title last year, Bermuda’s Flora Duffy returned to the 2017 season and walked right back to the familiar top of the podium when she won the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama. She recorded a commanding victory, crossing the line in a time of 1:56:18, almost two minutes ahead... Read more of this article

Men’s Futsal Results: PHC & C-Side Win

Men’s Futsal Results: PHC & C-Side Win

A men’s futsal league double header inside the Bermuda College Gymnasium produced 20 goals on the night. The first match between Flanagan’s Onions II and PHC was a game much closer than the final score. At the half, PHC led 5 to 3 behind a hat trick by Cecoy Robinson. Flanagan’s Vuk Panic scored 2 goals to keep the game competitive. Although... Read more of this article

Video: A Closer Look At The AC50 Yacht

Video: A Closer Look At The AC50 Yacht

The finals of the 35th America’s Cup are set to start soon, with the teams racing on super high-tech catamarans with the most innovative technology on board. In order to help fans better understand the watercraft involved in the competition, Tom Slingsby, tactician and helmsman with Oracle Team USA, took the time to break down their specifics... Read more of this article

BBA Elite League: Hoopstars Defeat Crossfire

BBA Elite League: Hoopstars Defeat Crossfire

The Bermuda Basketball Association’s Elite City League continued with a single match inside the Somersfield Academy Gymnasium, where overtime was needed for the Hoopstars to defeat Crossfire 55-48. One point separated the two teams at the halftime break with the Hoopstars leading Crossfire 20 – 19. Omar Wolfe had 7 points, 5 rebounds and... Read more of this article

Meet Switzerland’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Meet Switzerland’s Youth America’s Cup Team

Team Tilt was originally founded by Swiss sailor Alex Schneiter in 1987. At the end of 2012, he put together a team for the 2013 Red Bull Youth America’s Cup, and with Lucian Cujean at the helm Team Tilt finished fourth in the regatta, just one point off the podium. In 2014 Team Tilt continued an ongoing process of sailing the Decision 35 on Lake... Read more of this article