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Uncertain Future For Commonwealth Games

Uncertain Future For Commonwealth Games

[Written by Stephen Wright] The Commonwealth Games is facing an uncertain future after the Gold Coast dropped its bid to host the 2026 Games. Tom Tate, major of the coastal city, which hosted the Games in 2018, where Bermuda triathlete Dame Flora Duffy won the gold medal in the women’s triathlon, floated the idea of holding “a streamlined”... Read more of this article

Swimmers Conclude Competing In Trinidad

Swimmers Conclude Competing In Trinidad

Bermuda swimmers concluded competing in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago. In the women’s 50 m freestyle, Isabella Howes finished 14th overall clocking 27.48, while Marleigh Howes was 25th overall with a time of 28.17. Flynn Watson-Brown finished 21st overall clocking 24.49 during the men’s 50 m freestyle, while Thomas Cechini... Read more of this article

Swimmers Continue At Commonwealth Youth

Swimmers Continue At Commonwealth Youth

Bermuda swimmers continued competing in the Commonwealth Youth Games, in Trinidad and Tobago. Marleigh and Isabella Howes, along with Brandon Adkins and Flynn Watson-Brown finished 7th in the mixed 4 x 100m freestyle relay clocking a time of 3:45.62. In the women’s 100m breaststroke, Isabella Howes finished 19th with a time of 1:23.41, Adriana... Read more of this article

Volleyball Duo Compete In Commonwealth Games

Volleyball Duo Compete In Commonwealth Games

Kayley Hamilton and Natalie Gazzard competed in beach volleyball in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago. Hamilton and Gazzard took on Canadian pair Calinda Kok and Katarina Drozd, with Canada advancing after winning 2-0, 21-7, 21-7. Related Stories Beach Volleyball Team Win One, Lose One Beach Volleyball Team Reach Quarter-Finals Athletes... Read more of this article

Two Teams Compete In Mixed Team Relay

Two Teams Compete In Mixed Team Relay

Bermuda had two teams compete in the Mixed Team Relay Super Sprint Distance Triathlon at the Commonwealth Youth Games which is being held in Trinidad and Tobago. Jackson Langley and Fenella Wightman finished 9th with a time of 44:29, while Jamie Bedford and Daria Desmond finished 12th in 45:45. Related Stories Triathletes In Commonwealth Youth Games Triathletes... Read more of this article

Beach Volleyball Team Reach Quarter-Finals

Beach Volleyball Team Reach Quarter-Finals

[Written by Stephen Wright] The Bermuda women’s beach volleyball team has reached the quarter-finals of their competition at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago. Bermuda pair Kayley Hamilton and Natalie Gazzard defeated Yvette Uwase and Claire Uwase, of Rwanda, 23-21, 21-16 in the round of 16 today [August 7]. They will face Canada... Read more of this article

Triathletes In Commonwealth Youth Games

Triathletes In Commonwealth Youth Games

The Individual Triathlon events took place at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago. In the Women’s Individual Super Sprint Distance, Bermuda’s Fenella Wightman finished in 9th place clocking a time of 36:12, while Daria Desmond finished 16th in a time of 39:14. Jackson Langley finished in 7th place during the Men’s... Read more of this article

Swimmers Compete At Commonwealth Youth

Swimmers Compete At Commonwealth Youth

Bermuda swimmers began competing at the Commonwealth Youth Games, in Trinidad and Tobago. Marleigh Howes took to the pool for the women’s 50m butterfly finishing 23rd overall touching the wall in a time of 29:64, Isabella Howes finished 25th with a time of 29:80. During the women’s 200m freestyle Isabella Howes finished 12th clocking 2:12.34,... Read more of this article

Beach Volleyball Team Win One, Lose One

Beach Volleyball Team Win One, Lose One

The Beach Volleyball action is underway in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago, with Bermuda’s Kayley Hamilton and Natalie Gazzard in action. In their first match on the opening day, Gazzard and Hamilton were defeated 2 – 0 by Sharon Aruse and Abiael Chesebe from Kenya. Gazzard and Hamilton then matched up against L’fe Roberts... Read more of this article

Cycling: Miller Finishes 7th In Youth Games

Cycling: Miller Finishes 7th In Youth Games

Annabelle Miller started competing in the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad and Tobago, taking part in the Women’s Individual Time Trial cycling event where she  finished 7th overall clocking a time of 15:23.44. Related Stories Cyclists Finish Commonwealth Road Race Hopkins To Serve As Flag Bearer For Bermuda Cyclists Compete In Commonwealth... Read more of this article

Athletes Travel For Commonwealth Games

Athletes Travel For Commonwealth Games

Bermuda’s squad of 16 athletes left the island for Trinidad and Tobago today [August 2] for the Commonwealth Youth Games. The team consists of Denver Tucker [athletics]; Natalie Gazzard and Kayley Hamilton [beach volleyball]; Annabelle Miller and Cameron Morris [cycling]; Adriana Argent, Elanna Fulton, Marleigh Howes, Isabella Howes, Thomas Chechini,... Read more of this article

Swimmers To Compete In Commonwealth Games

Swimmers To Compete In Commonwealth Games

Bermuda swimmers are set to compete at the Commonwealth Youth Games in Trinidad at the National Aquatics Center, commencing August 4th. The seven member team comprised of Brandon Adkins, Adriana Argent, Thomas Cechini, Elanna Fulton, Bella Howes, Marleigh Howes and Flynn Watson-Brown will be led by National Coaches, Shona Palmer and Ben Smith and accompanied... Read more of this article

Team Selected For Youth Commonwealth Games

Team Selected For Youth Commonwealth Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced the selection of Team Bermuda for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games, to be held in Trinidad and Tobago from August 4th – August 11th, 2023. A spokesperson said, “Trinbago 2023 will see more than 1,000 young athletes aged between 14 and 18 from nations and territories across the Commonwealth compete... Read more of this article

Video: Premier Meets With Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Video: Premier Meets With Jah-Nhai Perinchief

[Updated] Premier David Burt is meeting with Commonwealth Games medalist Jah-Nhai Perinchief at the Cabinet Office this afternoon [Sept 2]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 5-minute replay is below Update: Premier and Minister of Finance David... 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

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