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Queen’s Baton Relay Two Day Tour Schedule

Queen’s Baton Relay Two Day Tour Schedule

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced the schedule of events that will take place during the Queen’s Baton Relay from Sunday [May 22] to Monday [May 23]. A spokesperson said, “As we anticipate the Queen’s Baton Relay’s arrival to our shores, we would like to also invite the public to join us in celebration as we show off our... Read more of this article

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda On May 22

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda On May 22

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in Bermuda on May 22, marking the 62nd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday May 22nd 2022, Peter Dunne, Bermuda Olympic Association President and Branwen Smith-King, Bermuda Olympic Association Secretary General,... Read more of this article

Athlete Tyrone Smith Jumping Out Of Retirement

Athlete Tyrone Smith Jumping Out Of Retirement

[Written by Stephen Wright] Long jumper Tyrone Smith hopes for one last hurrah at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer after coming out of retirement. The three-times Olympian called time on his athletics career 12 months ago – despite having met the standard for Birmingham – after missing out on reaching the Olympic Games in Tokyo. However,... Read more of this article

BOA Announces Commonwealth Games Team

BOA Announces Commonwealth Games Team

Dame Flora Duffy, Tyler Smith, Erica Hawley, Tyler Butterfield, Jah-Nhai Perinchief, Caitlyn Bobb, Sakari Famous, Caitlin Conyers, Madelyn Moore, and Emma Harvey are set to represent Bermuda at the 2022 Commonwealth Games which will be held this summer in Birmingham, UK.A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced... Read more of this article

Commonwealth Federation Appoint Arantxa King

Commonwealth Federation Appoint Arantxa King

The Commonwealth Games Federation [CGF] has appointed Bermudian Arantxa King as their first Ethics Officer. A statement from the organisation said, “The Commonwealth Games Federation [CGF] is delighted to announce the appointment of its first Ethics Officer and a further four members to its Ethics Commission. “The CGF Ethics Commission... Read more of this article

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda In 2022

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda In 2022

The Queen’s Baton will arrive in Bermuda on May 22, 2022, as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay leading up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The statement from the Birmingham 2022 website said, “The international route spans an impressive 269 days, spending between two and four days in each nation or territory, covering approximately... Read more of this article

Dage Minors Named BOA’S eqUIP Intern

Dage Minors Named BOA’S eqUIP Intern

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced that Dage Minors has been appointed as its Commonwealth Games Federation eqUIP Intern. A spokesperson said, “During this twelve-month, part-time assignment, Mr. Minors will assist the BOA with special projects, general administration and other preparations for Bermuda’s participation in the Birmingham 2022... Read more of this article

Donna Raynor Named Chef-De-Mission

Donna Raynor Named Chef-De-Mission

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that Donna Raynor, President of the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA], has been named Bermuda’s Chef-de-Mission for the 2022 Commonwealth Games, which is set to be held in Birmingham, UK from 28 July to 8 August 2022. Ms. Raynor will lead the team, overseeing Bermuda’s athletes’... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: Motorcade For Duffy & Saunders

Photos, Videos: Motorcade For Duffy & Saunders

Locals lined the streets today [April 30] to celebrate Bermuda’s two Commonwealth Gold Medalists — Clarence ‘Nicky’ Saunders and Flora Duffy — with a motorcade making its way through Hamilton before stopping on the grounds of Cabinet, where the athletes were greeted by Premier David Burt, Cabinet Ministers, Bermuda Olympic... Read more of this article

Motorcade To Celebrate Commonwealth Medals

Motorcade To Celebrate Commonwealth Medals

[Updated with video] Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks Today [April 27] announced that there will be a motorcade through Hamilton on Monday morning to celebrate Bermuda’s triathlon champion Flora Duffy and her triumphant win at the Commonwealth Games earlier this month. Also travelling in the motorcade will be Clarence “Nicky”... Read more of this article

BBC: Tyrone Smith Jump One Of Top 20 Photos

BBC: Tyrone Smith Jump One Of Top 20 Photos

A photo of Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith taken during the Commonwealth Games recently ranked as one of “20 great photos,” according to the BBC. Smith, the Bermuda national record holder, advanced through the men’s long jump preliminaries to make the finals, where he finished 10th recording a top leap of 7.79m. Apart from being an excellent... Read more of this article

Minister Greets Returning Commonwealth Team

Minister Greets Returning Commonwealth Team

Following the conclusion of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, some members of the Bermuda team returned tonight [April 16] with Minister of the Cabinet Office with Responsibility for Government Reform Lovitta Foggo welcoming them back at the airport.In what has been an exceptional performance by Bermuda’s team this year, the island’s... Read more of this article

Saunders Record Still Stands 28 Years Later

Saunders Record Still Stands 28 Years Later

Following the conclusion of the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia, the record-breaking jump by Bermuda’s Clarence “Nicky” Saunders continues to stand the test of time, remaining unbroken after 28 years. The top jump this year was from Australia’s Brandon Starc, who jumped 2.32 metres to win gold, and while very impressive, it did not... Read more of this article