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Somerset Confident Heading Into Cup Match

Somerset Confident Heading Into Cup Match

[Written by Don Burgess] When you’re holding the Cup, you can be afforded many luxuries. So Somerset’s confidence heading into the 2015 Cup Match is understandable. They have only made two changes in three years to a team that looks set to dominate the Classic for the better part of this decade. By comparison, St. George’s made six changes this... Read more of this article

Column: Man Who Made The Greatest Impact

Column: Man Who Made The Greatest Impact

[Opinion column written by Terry Lister] Anyone who knows me knows that I am as much a diehard Somerset fan as there can be. Nothing could ever change that. When you grow up in the Sixties under the lash of a Cal” Bummy” Symonds led team of Cup Match all stars you could never find a reason today to leave your team!! I can remember going... Read more of this article

Column: The Beginnings Of Cup Match In 1835

Column: The Beginnings Of Cup Match In 1835

[Opinion column written by Larry Burchall] Cup Match’s history gives insights into old Bermuda while showing much about modern Bermuda. Originally, Cup Match involved only black Bermudians. It started in August 1835 with recently freed black Bermudian slaves taking an unofficial day off work to celebrate their August 1st 1834 Emancipation. Taking... Read more of this article

One Week Left To Sign Up: Youth America’s Cup

One Week Left To Sign Up: Youth America’s Cup

Only one week remains to sign-up ahead of the first round of try outs for Team Bermuda’s entry in the Red Bull Youth America’s Cup. Thus far, 35 have submitted expressions of interest to try out for the team at its first open casting call on August 8, 2015. “We’re very pleased with the response to date,” said Craig Brown, vice chairperson... Read more of this article

43 Riders Take Part In BBA Hamilton Criterium

43 Riders Take Part In BBA Hamilton Criterium

43 riders took the street of Hamilton as the Bicycle Works Criterium was the latest action in the Bermuda Bicycle Association’s 2015 Road Race Season. Manual Lonfat won the Adult A Division race with a time of 47:11.718, while Anthony Bartley finished second in 47:11.759 and Matthew Oliviera finished third clocking 47:12.141. Wenda Roberts rode to... Read more of this article

Photos, Video: Cup Match Reception At Camden

Photos, Video: Cup Match Reception At Camden

The 2015 Cup Match teams attended a reception at Camden yesterday [July 27], ahead of the upcoming Cup Match Cricket Classic. Deputy Premier Bob Richards and Minister of Community, Culture and Sports Pat Gordon-Pamplin greeted the players in the absence of the Premier who was making his way back to the island following an overseas trip. Those attending... Read more of this article

Terceira, Nisbett Conclude Competing In Toronto

Terceira, Nisbett Conclude Competing In Toronto

Jillian Terceira and Patrick Nisbett concluded competing in the Horse Jumping Event Finals at the Pan American Games in Toronto. The top 20 riders after the first round advance to a second round. Both riders advanced to the finals, with Nisbett in the third rider into the ring, once again Quick Z made an entrance backward, but once he was in he rode... Read more of this article

Gymnasts Win 17 Medals At 2015 Island Games

Gymnasts Win 17 Medals At 2015 Island Games

The Bermuda team continued its dominance in Ynys Mon during the gymnastics portion of the Island Games, winning 17 medals in the second round of competition. On Saturday, July 25th, the team of 14 girls and boys took the floor against Isle of Man, Jersey, Aland, Cayman, Gotland, Shetland Islands, and Ynys Mon in the FIG meet, performing their highest... Read more of this article

Football U20: Bermuda Defeat St Kitts 7-0

Football U20: Bermuda Defeat St Kitts 7-0

The Bermuda’s Under 20 women’s national football team opened their Caribbean Football Union U20 World Cup Qualifiers campaign with a massive win, defeating St. Kitts and Nevis 7-0. Bermuda’s starting line-up was Micah Pond, Kali Lespere, Deshae Darrell, Teyah Lindo, Eva Frazzoni, Aaliyah Nolan, Zahra Gibbons, Leah Smith, Marley Christian,... Read more of this article

Evans, Marshall & Houston Compete In Toronto

Evans, Marshall & Houston Compete In Toronto

Bermuda had three competitors on the track at the 2015 Pan Am Games in Toronto, with Aaron Evans competing in the Men’s 800m final, Tre Houston taking part in the 200m sprint and Lamont Marshall competing in the 1500m. Evans finished 6th crossing the line in a time of 1:49.07, while Houston ran a 21.00 in heat 2 of the 200m to finish fourth. Houston’s... Read more of this article

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