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Bermuda’s Commonwealth Games Team Named

Bermuda’s Commonwealth Games Team Named

The Bermuda Olympic Association today [Feb 8] announced the names of the athletes that will represent Bermuda at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia. Bermuda will have eight athletes competing in four disciplines, with Tyler Butterfield, Tre Houston, Tyrone Smith, Kyle Webb, Flora Duffy, Micah Franklin, Erica Hawley and Tyler Smith... Read more of this article

Photos: Queens Baton Bermuda Visit

Photos: Queens Baton Bermuda Visit

The Queens Baton was greeted fondly in the East End on the first full day of activity, as Tre Houston took time out to hold the Baton that contains the Queens message he is hoping to hear at the Opening Ceremony in Australia. The Baton moved to the St. Peters Church, were officials were greeted and given a tour and a history lesson. The Baton made it... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Win Medals At Youth Games

Bermuda Athletes Win Medals At Youth Games

This evening, Bermuda’s Commonwealth Youth Games team — including medalists Matthew Oliveira [Gold and Bronze in Cycling], Sakari Famous [Bronze in High Jump] and Alyssa Rowse [Bronze in Cycling] — will arrive home. Accompanying the team will be the Queen’s Baton, which makes its way to Bermuda as part of the Gold Coast 2018 Queen’s... Read more of this article

Bermuda Girls U18 Rugby 7s At CYG Bahamas

Bermuda Girls U18 Rugby 7s At CYG Bahamas

The Bermuda Girls U18 Rugby team recently took part in the Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 in Bahamas. A spokesperson said, “For the first time ever Bermuda has fielded an entirely Bermudian girl’s rugby team. They were given the opportunity to participate in the Commonwealth Youth Games hosted by the Bahamas. “As a top-class, multi-sport event... Read more of this article

CYG 2017 Men & Women Road Race Results

CYG 2017 Men & Women Road Race Results

The Commonwealth Youth Games 2017 men and women’s road races recently took place, with Matthew Oliveira earning a bronze medal. A spokesperson said, “Matthew Oliveira finished third, adding a bronze medal to the gold he won on Wednesday in the time trial. Kaden Hopkins, shown in the results as one lap down, was 26th or 27th, having suffered... Read more of this article

Ministers Greet Returning Athletes At Airport

Ministers Greet Returning Athletes At Airport

Some of Bermuda’s athletes competing overseas returned home tonight [July 23] and were greeted on their arrival at the airport by family and friends, and newly appointed Minister of Education Diallo Rabain and Minister of Government Reform Lovitta Foggo. The Bermuda U19 Rugby Team traveled to Miami, Florida recently to participate in the RAN Super... Read more of this article

Jesse Washington To Be Flag Bearer For CYG

Jesse Washington To Be Flag Bearer For CYG

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [July 19] announced that swimmer Jesse Washington has been selected as Bermuda’s flag bearer for the opening ceremonies of the VI Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas. A spokesperson said, “Jesse is a decorated athlete having earned multiple medals at several international competitions in recent... Read more of this article

Bermuda Women’s Team: Rugby Youth Games

Bermuda Women’s Team: Rugby Youth Games

Today [July 13] the Bermuda Rugby Football Union [BRFU] announced the National U18 Women’s Rugby training squad for the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games [CYG] which will take place in Nassau, Bahamas between July 19th-23th. Bermuda was invited to compete in the CYG following England’s withdrawal from the tournament only 2 months ago. They will face... Read more of this article

BOA Name Commonwealth Youth Games Team

BOA Name Commonwealth Youth Games Team

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [June 29] officially announced the names of the athletes that will represent Bermuda at the 2017 Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas. Competing for Bermuda will be:Sakari Famous in Athletics Deneo Brangman in Athletics Kaden Hopkins in Cycling Matthew Oliviera in Cycling Alyssa Rowse in Cycling Madelyn... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda At Commonwealth Games

Photos: Bermuda At Commonwealth Games

From the opening ceremony to the event’s close yesterday [Aug 3], Bermuda put on a strong showing at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, competing against athletes from 70 other nations. By the time it ended, this year’s iteration of the Commonwealth Games saw 6,500 athletes and officials from 71 different nations and territories... Read more of this article

PLP Commend Commonwealth Games Athletes

PLP Commend Commonwealth Games Athletes

“On behalf of the Progressive Labour Party, I extend congratulations to our Commonwealth Games participants who represented Bermuda well in Glasgow, Scotland,” Shadow Minister Michael Weeks said today. “Special mention goes to Flora Duffy, who finished 8th in the triathlon, Heptathlete Shianne Smith who achieved a personal best in... Read more of this article

Cyclists Mayho & Mitchell Compete In Scotland

Cyclists Mayho & Mitchell Compete In Scotland

The eleventh and final day of the 2014 Commonwealth Games saw Bermuda’s cyclists Nicole Mitchell and Dominique Mayho both compete in the road race in heavy rain. Mitchell was pulled off the course after 4 laps with 3 to go. She was in 43rd place when she was forced to stop due to a mechanical problem while on the steep hill climb, which saw the... Read more of this article

24 Years Later: Saunders Record Still Stands

24 Years Later: Saunders Record Still Stands

Following the conclusion of the high jumping competition at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Scotland, the record-breaking leap by Bermuda’s Clarence “Nicky” Saunders continues to stand the test of time, remaining unbroken after 24 years. Mr. Saunders set the record at the 1990 Commonwealth Games in New Zealand, becoming the first... Read more of this article