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Dage Minors On Season, NACAC, Races & More

Dage Minors On Season, NACAC, Races & More

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dage Minors brings the curtain down on his memorable season when he competes at the NACAC Senior Championships in Freeport, the Bahamas, this week. Minors heads to the Caribbean in fine form, having set a personal best and new national record at the West Chester Mile in Pennsylvania last week, finishing sixth in 4min 2.09sec. The... Read more of this article

DeRosa Marks First For Bermuda At Games

DeRosa Marks First For Bermuda At Games

Among a number of accomplishments for the island at the 2022 Commonwealth Games was the historic appearance by Tiara DeRosa, who became the first Bermudian woman to compete in the discus throw at this level. According to the listings on the official website, DeRosa’s appearance at the Games marked only the second time Bermuda has been represented... Read more of this article

Dage Minors Sets Mile Track Record Time

Dage Minors Sets Mile Track Record Time

Dage Minors recently competed in the West Chester Mile in West Chester, Pennsylvania. The event was held at the Henderson High School’s track, and Minors clocked a personal best time of 4:02.09, finishing 6th and establishing a new Bermuda Mile Track Record Time. Minors recently represented Bermuda at the Commonwealth Games and will be part of... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features Bermudian athlete Jah-Nhai Perinchief, who literally leaped into history, as he won the bronze medal in the triple jump at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, cementing himself as one of Bermuda’s best ever jumpers.The design is available in three different... Read more of this article

Team Named For NACAC Senior Championships

Team Named For NACAC Senior Championships

Fresh off their appearances at the Commonwealth Games, Jah-Nhai Perinchief, Dage Minors, Tiara DeRosa, and Sakari Famous will be representing Bermuda, along with a number of up and coming track & field athletes, at the NACAC Senior Championships in the Bahamas later this month. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda National Athletics Association... Read more of this article

Perinchief Leapt More Than Two Bus Lengths

Perinchief Leapt More Than Two Bus Lengths

To put Jah-Nhai Perinchief‘s Commonwealth Games medal winning performance into context, he jumped further than two Bermuda buses – the full length, not width. We did the math, and his stunning leap was around 2.5 feet longer than the length of two of the new electric buses combined. The 24-year-old became the first Bermudian to medal in... Read more of this article

Video: Perinchief On Commonwealth Medal Win

Video: Perinchief On Commonwealth Medal Win

[Updated + Written by Stephen Wright] Jah-Nhai Perinchief etched his name into the annals of Bermudian sporting history after winning the bronze medal in the triple jump at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Perinchief’s first attempt of 16.92 metres earned him a spot on the podium on the final day of the competition at an atmospheric Alexander... Read more of this article

Perinchief Wins Medal At Commonwealth Games

Perinchief Wins Medal At Commonwealth Games

[Updating] Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief  made an outstanding showing to win a bronze medal in the triple jump at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this morning [Aug 7]. He came out with a major leap to start, a distance of 16.92, which earned him the bronze medal and Bermuda’s second medal of these Games.The event has just concluded... Read more of this article

Saunders Record Still Stands 32 Years Later

Saunders Record Still Stands 32 Years Later

The high jump portion of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham has concluded, and the record-breaking jump by Bermuda’s Clarence “Nicky” Saunders continues to stand the test of time, remaining unbroken after 32 years. Mr. Saunders – who also made three Olympic appearances for Bermuda – leaped 2.36 metres [7.74ft] at the 1990 Commonwealth... Read more of this article

Video: Dage Minors Finishes Ninth In 1,500m

Video: Dage Minors Finishes Ninth In 1,500m

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dage Minors remained philosophical after finishing ninth in his 1,500 metres heat at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Minors pointed out that his time of 3min 46.67sec would have been fast enough to qualify for the final at the previous Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, four years ago. Results of both heats, Minors... Read more of this article

Sakari Famous Finishes 8th In High Jump Heat

Sakari Famous Finishes 8th In High Jump Heat

[Written by Stephen Wright] Sakari Famous — who made her Commonwealth Games debut for Bermuda today — said she had a few issues with her high jump approach after finishing eighth in her qualifying group, however added that the event was ‘amazing.’ Famous, competing at her first major Games, had a successful attempt at 1.76 metres... Read more of this article

Perinchief Looking Forward To Triple Jump

Perinchief Looking Forward To Triple Jump

[Written by Stephen Wright] Jah-Nhai Perinchief said he is even more determined to try and win a medal at the Commonwealth Games after what he called a disappointing World Athletics Championships. Perinchief said he is still smarting after falling short of reaching the triple jump final at the recent worlds in Eugene, Oregon, finishing 22nd overall... Read more of this article

Videos: Bobb Finishes In 20th At Commonwealth

Videos: Bobb Finishes In 20th At Commonwealth

[Written by Stephen Wright] Caitlyn Bobb — one of the youngest members of Bermuda’s team — said she had no complaints after just missing out on reaching the 400 metres semi-finals at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham after placing 4th in her heat.The 19-year-old needed to finish in the top three in her heat to automatically advance... Read more of this article