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Video: Carifta Games Postponed Due To Covid19

Video: Carifta Games Postponed Due To Covid19

[Updated] Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo and Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] president Donna Raynor are holding a press conference this morning [March 13] about the Carifta Games. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 10.29am: We will have more details... Read more of this article

Antigua & Barbuda Withdraw From Carifta Games

Antigua & Barbuda Withdraw From Carifta Games

[Updated] Citing concerns related to the worldwide spread of Covid-19, Antigua and Barbuda have reportedly withdrawn from the Carifta Games, which are scheduled to be held in Bermuda next month. The report from the Antigua Observer said, “Minister of Sports Daryll Matthew has confirmed the government’s decision to pull out of April’s Carifta... Read more of this article

Bermuda Track Athletes: Medals & New Record

Bermuda Track Athletes: Medals & New Record

Bermuda track athletes Chayse Tanner, Nathan Armstrong, Isabelle Dutranoit, and Nirobi Mills-Smith had strong performances as they recently competed in their respective track and field events. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, “We have had another fantastic weekend as our athletes prepare for the upcoming Carifta... Read more of this article

Minister: Bermuda Gears Up For Carifta Games

Minister: Bermuda Gears Up For Carifta Games

“I would encourage those who haven’t already gotten their tickets to go online to Carifta 2020 Bermuda and get your tickets,” Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo said in the House of Assembly, as she urged people to come out and support our athletes. Minister Foggo said, “In just 41 days Bermuda will be... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo Visits National Sports Centre

Minister Foggo Visits National Sports Centre

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo recently visited the National Sports Centre [NSC] field to get an update on the 2020 Carifta Games preparations. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo visited the National Sports Centre field recently to get an update on the... Read more of this article

Video: Usain Bolt Races In Bermuda In 2004

Video: Usain Bolt Races In Bermuda In 2004

As Bermuda prepares for Carifta Games 2020, which will be held on the island, the event’s organisers have posted a throwback video featuring Usain Bolt when the world-renowned Jamaican track athlete competed in Carifta 2004, also held in Bermuda. During the 2004 event, Bolt broke the 200m world junior record, won three gold medals, and earned... Read more of this article

27 Nations Set For Carifta Games In Bermuda

27 Nations Set For Carifta Games In Bermuda

Local organisers have received the preliminary entries for the 2020 Carifta Games, and said that based on the entries at this time, 27 countries will be competing, with some 603 athletes and 119 coaches set to take part in the Games. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, “The BNAA and the Carifta Games 2020 LOC we would... Read more of this article

Track Athletes To Compete In The Bahamas

Track Athletes To Compete In The Bahamas

Bermudian track & field athletes will traveling to the Bahamas today [Jan 30] to compete in the Star Performers Track Classic as part of their preparation for the upcoming Carifta Games. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, “The Bermuda Carifta team is shaping up to be good and with so many of our athletes overseas... Read more of this article

Isabelle Dutranoit Qualifies For Carifta Games

Isabelle Dutranoit Qualifies For Carifta Games

Isabelle Dutranoit has qualified for the Carifta Games after running a time of 9:54.86 in the 3000m. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, “I am pleased to inform you that we have had another Carifta qualifier this weekend. “Isabelle Dutranoit competed in the Bob Pollock Indoor Meet and placed 8th in the 3000m... Read more of this article

“Fantastic Performances” By Bobb & Armstrong

“Fantastic Performances” By Bobb & Armstrong

Bermuda’s Caitlyn Bobb and Nathan Armstrong continue to have strong results as they prepare for the upcoming Carifta Games. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, “Caitlyn Bobb and Nathan Armstrong continue their fantastic performances this weekend. They are both really looking great as they prepare for the... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Panel Discussion On Carifta

Video: BNV Panel Discussion On Carifta

Bernews will be hosting a News & Views panel discussion at around noon today [Nov 27] to discuss the 2020 Carifta Games which will be held in Bermuda, with BNAA President Donna Raynor, Mia Bean and Domico Watson set to take part in the discussion. The panelists will be discussing the matter with journalist Don Burgess, and we will update this article... Read more of this article

NSC Seeks Food Vendors For Carifta Games

NSC Seeks Food Vendors For Carifta Games

Food vendors are being sought for the 2020 Carifta Games being held in Bermuda. Craig Tyrrell, the National Sports Centre’s operations manager, said: “This is a great opportunity for vendors as I am sure Bermudians will come out in force to watch these games. “We are looking for seven vendors for four days who will have stations at the NSC. I... Read more of this article

Carifta 2020 Tickets To Be Released Tomorrow

Carifta 2020 Tickets To Be Released Tomorrow

Tickets for Carifta 2020 will be on sale starting tomorrow [Sept 18], with the tickets to be available both online and at ticketing centres. A spokesperson said, “The Carifta 2020 LOC will be releasing the tickets for Carifta 2020 on Wednesday, September 18. Tickets can be purchased at bdatix.bm and will also be sold at our two Ticketing Centres... Read more of this article