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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

Video: Houston Returns From Olympic Games

Video: Houston Returns From Olympic Games

Tre Houston returned home from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio today [August 23], and speaking at the airport, Houston said the “experience was wonderful” and he “wouldn’t trade it for the world.” The sprinter — who made Bermuda’s first appearance in the 200m in twenty years — said he has worked hard... Read more of this article

Olympian Tre Houston: “A Dream Come True”

Olympian Tre Houston: “A Dream Come True”

[Written by Don Burgess] A passing moment between the seventh and ninth 200m heats saw Tre Houston and Usain Bolt cross paths at the Rio Olympics. Bermuda’s fastest man ran a 20.85 in his Olympic heat, which was not enough to make it to the semifinals, but Houston was okay with that considering he had spent the past three weeks recovering from an... Read more of this article

Olympics: Tre Houston Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Olympics: Tre Houston Finishes 6th In 200m Heat

Bermuda’s Tre Houston made his Olympic debut today, placing 6th in the 200m heats, crossing the line in a time of 20.85. Houston, 26, was running in lane five in the seventh of 10 heats. Only the top two athletes from each heat automatically advance to the next round with the next four fastest times also moving on to one of the coveted spots. Houston’s... Read more of this article

Video: Tyrone Smith Reflects On Rio Olympics

Video: Tyrone Smith Reflects On Rio Olympics

Following his performance at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio, Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith said that “it’s hard to come away with nothing” but focused on having “some really good efforts.” Smith — the Bermuda National Record holder — placed 16th in the long jump with a leap of 7.81. The 32-year-old athlete has... Read more of this article

Olympics: Tre Houston To Compete On Tuesday

Olympics: Tre Houston To Compete On Tuesday

Bermuda’s Tre Houston is set to compete on Tuesday in the 200m sprint at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, marking the first time in 20 years the island will be represented in the 200m at the Olympics. This is the first time in over a decade that Bermuda has been represented by a sprinter at the Olympic Games, with the last Bermudian being Xavier James,... Read more of this article

Olympics: Tyrone Smith Finishes In 16th Place

Olympics: Tyrone Smith Finishes In 16th Place

[Written by Don Burgess] It was heartbreak for Olympic medal hopeful Tyrone Smith in the long jump. Sky Bet had Smith as a 16 to 1 favorite to win a gold medal in Rio. Smith’s first leap was 7.78 meters and managed to marginally improve upon it with his second at a distance of 7.81.He finished the men’s long jump competition in 16th place after... Read more of this article

BNAA President Misses Opening Ceremonies

BNAA President Misses Opening Ceremonies

[Written by Don Burgess] A series of flight “nightmare” cancellations and delays caused Donna Raynor to miss last night’s opening ceremonies of the Rio Olympics. The Bermuda National Athletic Association president was also carrying with her the uniforms for sprinter Tre Houston and long jumper Tyrone Smith. And even though she wanted to be there... Read more of this article

Olympics: Tyrone Smith To Carry Bermuda Flag

Olympics: Tyrone Smith To Carry Bermuda Flag

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced that Tyrone Smith will be the flag bearer for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremonies this evening, saying that the three-time Olympian has “earned the right to carry the flag and proudly lead our team.” Smith is part of an 8-strong Bermuda team which also includes triathlete Flora Duffy, sailor... Read more of this article

Pacers Track Club Win Medals In North Carolina

Pacers Track Club Win Medals In North Carolina

This past weekend saw the Bermuda Pacers Track Club earn a number of medals at the Russell E. Blunt East Coast [REB ECI] Invitational track meet, held at Durham County Memorial Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. A spokesperson said, “The team competed in ninety degree plus temperature for three days against some 82 other track teams from around... Read more of this article

Perinchief Ranked #1 In World In U/20 High Jump

Perinchief Ranked #1 In World In U/20 High Jump

Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief is ranked #1 in the world in the IAAF U/20 Men’s High Jump listings, and the International Association of Athletics Federations [IAAF] cited him as a medal contender at the upcoming IAAF World U20 Championships in Poland, saying that while Bermuda has never won a medal in the event, that “could soon change.” The... Read more of this article

Houston Narrowly Misses Breaking 100m Record

Houston Narrowly Misses Breaking 100m Record

[Written by Don Burgess] Tre Houston narrowly missed breaking the Bermuda record in the 100m this weekend. Running in a meet in Guyana, Houston set a personal best 10.28, finishing third in a thrilling dash that saw the top three runners place within 0.03 seconds of each other. Hosuton, who is representing Bermuda in the Rio Olympics in the 200m, said... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Head To Summer Competition

Bermuda Athletes Head To Summer Competition

A number of Bermuda athletes will be heading overseas for international meets during the summer, including Shaquille Dill, Dage Minors, Kyle Webb, Jah-Nhai Perinchief, Bruce Degrilla, and Lamont Marshall. BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “We have several of our athletes who will be going off to international meets an attempt to reach the qualifying... Read more of this article