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Flora Duffy Finishes 5th In Australia Triathlon

Flora Duffy Finishes 5th In Australia Triathlon

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy finished 5th at today’s [Apr 11] ITU World Triathlon on Australia’s Gold Coast, covering the 1500m swim, 40km rike and 10km run in a time of 1:59:05. The race saw top triathletes from all over the world take part, with Gwen Jorgensen winning the women’s race, while Jonathan Brownlee raced to victory in the... Read more of this article

Video: Australian Senate Questions Tax Dealings

Video: Australian Senate Questions Tax Dealings

The Australian Senate Economic References Committe conducted hearings on corporate tax structure, with Google’s dealings in Bermuda being brought up at one stage of the proceedings. Yesterday [Apr 8], top executives from the Australian branches of Google and Apple appeared at the Australian senate inquiry into corporate tax avoidance, while Microsoft... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Finishes Eighth In Australia Event

Jessica Lewis Finishes Eighth In Australia Event

Paralympian Jessica Lewis began her 2015 competitive year recently in Australia at the Summer Down Under Wheelchair Road Racing Series, with one race in Canberra and another in Sydney, followed by a 10K which is also in Sydney. Ms. Lewis finished eighth in the Open Women’s Division with a time of 34:52, and 30th overall in the event. In a blog... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Set To Compete In Australia

Jessica Lewis Set To Compete In Australia

Paralympian Jessica Lewis is set to start her 2015 competitive year this weekend in Australia, with one race in Canberra and another in Sydney followed by a 10K which is also in Sydney. Lewis has headed out from her base in Canada to make the 25 hour journey to Australia, and her training buddy Austin Pruitt will also be going to Australia to compete,... Read more of this article

Nikki Butterfield Places 3rd In Ironman Australia

Nikki Butterfield Places 3rd In Ironman Australia

Less than 10 months after the birth of her second child, Nikki Butterfield — the Australian born wife of Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield — marked her return to professional racing with a third place podium finish at the Ironman 70.3 Mandurah Australian Pro Championship. Butterfield’s result came amidst a highly competitive field and... Read more of this article

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 9th In Noosa, Australia

Tyler Butterfield Finishes 9th In Noosa, Australia

Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield finished 9th in the Noosa Triathlon in Australia this past weekend, clocking a time of 1:51:06. Defending champion Aaron Royle won his second consecutive Noosa Triathlon crown after he outsprinted Commonwealth Games teammates Dan Wilson and Ryan Bailie in a dramatic finish to cross the line in 1:47:56. Butterfield... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Reflects On XTERRA Australia Win

Flora Duffy Reflects On XTERRA Australia Win

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy reflected on her recent win at the inaugural XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship in Australia saying it was “mission accomplished.” The two-time Olympian has had a great season thus far, winning the XTERRA South Africa Championship in February and also winning the XTERRA West Championship in Nevada last month. She... Read more of this article

Duffy Does It Again, Wins XTERRA In Australia

Duffy Does It Again, Wins XTERRA In Australia

[Updated] Marking her third international win in recent weeks, Bermuda’s Flora Duffy has captured yet another XTERRA title, racing to victory in the inaugural XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship in Australia today [Apr 26]. “It all came together,” said Duffy who finished the 1.5k swim, 28.2k mountain bike and 10k trail run course in a time of... Read more of this article

Photos & Audio: Bermuda Anzac Day Ceremony

Photos & Audio: Bermuda Anzac Day Ceremony

Just past 6.00am this morning [Apr 25] at the Cenotaph on Front Street, about thirty people and Governor George Fergusson assembled for the observance of Anzac Day. In Australia and New Zealand, this day is known as Anzac Day and the ceremony traditionally takes place at dawn every 25th of April. Bermuda’s Australasian community has brought the... Read more of this article

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

ANZAC Day Dawn Service Set For April 25

The national day of remembrance for the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps [ANZAC] is approaching, with services set to take place on the morning of April 25, 2014. A spokesperson said, “Traditionally, the day commemorates the ill-fated dawn landing of troops at Gallipoli in Turkey in 1915, as part of a military campaign to open channels and... Read more of this article

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