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Bermuda Wins Gold & Silver In Island Games

Bermuda Wins Gold & Silver In Island Games

[Updated with video] A big showing from the island’s sprinters has seen Bermuda claim both the gold and silver medals in the 100m during the Island Games in Jersey today [June 29], with Taahira Butterfield winning gold and Natasha Trott winning the silver. Both of Bermuda’s sprinters had made it to the finals after winning their respective... Read more of this article

Lewis Achieves Qualifying Times For Paralympics

Lewis Achieves Qualifying Times For Paralympics

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis has achieved the qualifying time in three events for the 2016 Rio Paralympics, gaining the ‘A’ standard in the 100m. and ‘B’ standards in the 400m and 800m. Although Ms Lewis has achieved the qualifying times, she must still wait for the ‘official’ word from the International Paralympic Committee that... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith Ranked 14th In World

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith Ranked 14th In World

Following his impressive showing in Morocco earlier this month, Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith is now ranked 14th in the world by the International Association of Athletics Federations [IAAF]. The follows after Smith won the IAAF World Challenge Mohammed VI d’Athletisme de Rabat in Morocco with a massive leap of 8.20, which served to qualify him for the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games Named

Bermuda Team For Pan Am Games Named

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [June 16] officially announced the names of the athletes who will represent Bermuda at the XVII Pan American Games, which are being held from 10 July through 26 July 2015 in Toronto, Canada. Bermuda will be represented in seven sports: Athletics:Aaron Evans Harold “Tre” Houston Lamont Marshall Tyrone... Read more of this article

‘Great Races’ At XL Catlin BNAA Championships

‘Great Races’ At XL Catlin BNAA Championships

The XL Catlin Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] Championships were held on June 12 and 13, seeing “many great races, great performances and several personal bests.” BNAA President Donna Watson said, “We could not have asked for better weather and the athletes giving 100 percent. A great addition to this meet was the overseas... Read more of this article

Smith Wins In Morocco, Qualifies For Olympics

Smith Wins In Morocco, Qualifies For Olympics

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith recently took to the track to compete in the IAAF World Challenge Mohammed VI d’Athletisme de Rabat in Morocco, winning the Men’s Long Jump with a leap of 8.20, and qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games. Smith recorded back to back fouls on his first two attempts, before leaping 7.96 on his third attempt. A foul... Read more of this article

Tre Houston Qualifies For World Championships

Tre Houston Qualifies For World Championships

Bermudian sprinter Tre Houston has qualified in the 200m for the 2015 World Championships in China, with his time of 20.42 seeing him ranked 52nd in the world. BNAA President Donna Watson said, “The BNAA are pleased to announce that Tre Houston has met the qualifying standard for the World Championships which will be held August 22nd – 30th... Read more of this article

Elite & International Athletes Set To Compete

Elite & International Athletes Set To Compete

With the XL Catlin Bermuda National Athletics Championships set to take place this weekend, Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Watson provided an overview of the elite and international athletes who are set to compete. Ms. Watson said, “As we put our final preparations together for the XL Catlin Bermuda National Athletics Championships... Read more of this article

Berry & Smith Break Bermuda National Records

Berry & Smith Break Bermuda National Records

Two Bermuda National Records have been broken over the last several days, with Ashley Berry shattering a record that has stood since 1981, while Shianne Smith broke her own record in the heptathlon. Bermuda National Athletic Association President Donna Watson said, “Ashley Berry broke the 3000m record held by Merenette Bean since 1981 with a time... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Wins 100m In Switzerland

Video: Jessica Lewis Wins 100m In Switzerland

Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis recently competed in Switzerland where she recorded a very impressive win in the 100 metres, blowing the field away to finish well ahead of the other athletes.Speaking after the racing concluded, Lewis said, “I have had a great time in Switzerland on and off the track, but more importantly on the track. “Over... Read more of this article

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