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Houston Inspires CedarBridge Academy Students

Houston Inspires CedarBridge Academy Students

[Written by S1 Year Head Denise Weekes-Burke] Tre Houston, a former CedarBridge Academy student, well-known national athlete and Olympian, recently addressed S1 students at an assembly urging students to focus on their dreams. Houston insisted that it was important to return to his alma mater to speak to young students about staying focused in school.... Read more of this article

Ten Coaches Earn IAAF Level 1 Certification

Ten Coaches Earn IAAF Level 1 Certification

The Bermuda National Athletics Association had ten people who spent the last two weeks taking the IAAF Level 1 coaches certification course, and all ten participants have passed the course.BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “This was a very grueling course which took them through every event in athletics. Not only did they have to learn about... Read more of this article

BNAA Hosting Coaches Certification Course

BNAA Hosting Coaches Certification Course

The Bermuda National Athletics Association has been hosting a Level 1 Coaches Certification Course with two instructors from the Caribbean, saying they thought they could have more coaches certified by bringing the course to Bermuda rather than send individual coaches overseas. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “The BNAA have been hosting a Level... Read more of this article

Today’s Track Meet Cancelled Due To Weather

Today’s Track Meet Cancelled Due To Weather

The scheduled track meet at the National Sports Center today [Oct 22] has been cancelled due to the weather. The Bermuda National Athletics Association were due to host their first track meet today, aiming to start preparations early for next year’s Carifta Games. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “Please note the track meet has been cancelled due... Read more of this article

BNAA To Host Track Meet & Social On Saturday

BNAA To Host Track Meet & Social On Saturday

The Bermuda National Athletics Association will be hosting their first track meet this coming Saturday, aiming to start preparations early for next year’s Carifta Games. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “The BNAA will be hosting its first track meet this coming Saturday at the National Sports Center at 1:00pm. We are trying to prepare early... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Track & Field

Photos & Video: Special Olympics Track & Field

[Updated with video] Special Olympics Bermuda hosted their track and field heats today [Sept 17] at the National Sports Centre in Devonshire with approximately 100 participants reportedly registering for the event.Individuals ages 8 and up with an intellectual disability are eligible to participate in the Special Olympics. Parents, guardians and care... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 800M Heats

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 800M Heats

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 800m heats at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this morning, crossing the line in a time of 1:58.24, marking a personal best for the 23-year-old athlete.Racing in the second of two heats, Hongzhuan Zhou from China was 1st, Angela Ballard from Australia was 2nd, Samantha Kinghorn... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th in 400M Heats

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th in 400M Heats

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 400m heats at 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this afternoon [Sept 10], crossing the line in a time of 1:00.25. This time will not see her advance to the finals, however the 23-year-old sprinter did record a personal best, recording her fastest ever time in the 400m today.Racing... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 100M Finals

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 100M Finals

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 100m finals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this evening [Sept 8], racing across the line in a time of 17.25.Lisha Huang from China won the gold medal with a time of 16.28, Hongzhuan Zhou from China won silver in 16.51, Angela Ballard from Australia won bronze in 16.59, Hamide... Read more of this article

Video: Lewis Advances To Finals At Paralympics

Video: Lewis Advances To Finals At Paralympics

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has just qualified for the 100m finals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio, recording a time of 17.42 in this afternoon’s heats  to advance to the finals.Hongzhuan Zhou from China finished first with a time of 16.64, Angela Ballard from Australia was second in 16.80, Kelsey Lefevour from the... Read more of this article

Lewis ‘Extremely Proud To Represent Bermuda’

Lewis ‘Extremely Proud To Represent Bermuda’

[Written by Don Burgess] When you’re the gold medal champion from the Parapan Games, the bar is raised and so are expectations. It’s raised even higher when you’ve made the podium at the World Championships. Along with those lofty expectations comes added pressure to do well, but athlete Jessica Lewis can handle it.Lewis — along with... Read more of this article

Best Wishes Extended To Bermuda Paralympians

Best Wishes Extended To Bermuda Paralympians

As Bermuda’s two paralympians Jessica Lewis and Yushae Desilva-Andrade prepare to leave for the Rio 2016 Paralympics, the Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards wished them luck in their respective competitions. “On behalf of the Government and people of Bermuda, I want to congratulate and thank Jessica and Yushae for... 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