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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

Video: Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

Video: Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony

The 2018 Commonwealth Games came to an end, with triathlete Erica Hawley carrying the Bermuda flag during the closing ceremony held in the Gold Coast, Australia.Bermuda had eight athletes competing in four disciplines, with Tyler Butterfield, Tre Houston, Tyrone Smith, Kyle Webb, Flora Duffy, Micah Franklin, Erica Hawley and Tyler Smith all representing... Read more of this article

Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Marathon Record

Butterfield Breaks Bermuda Marathon Record

Tyler Butterfield broke a 37-year-old Bermuda record on the final day of the 2018 Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia while competing in the Men’s Marathon. Butterfield crossed the line 12th overall in a time of 2:26.29, with his time breaking Raymond Swan’s National Record time of 2:26.37, set back in April of 1981. Butterfield... Read more of this article

Smith Finishes 10th In Commonwealth Games

Smith Finishes 10th In Commonwealth Games

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith has finished 10th at the Commonwealth Games Men’s Long Jump Final, with the finals taking place Australia this morning. Smith, the Bermuda National Record Holder, advanced through the preliminaries to make the finals, where he finished 10th recording a top leap of 7.79m.South Africa’s Luvo Manyonga won the gold medal,... Read more of this article

Duffy Withdraws From Commonwealth Cycling

Duffy Withdraws From Commonwealth Cycling

Flora Duffy has withdrawn from the Commonwealth Games Mountain Bike event, deeming the risk too high for the upcoming WTS Bermuda and triathlon season ahead. Inn an email to the Bermuda Chef-de-Mission Katura Horton Perinchief stated, “After taking two days to familiarize myself on the Commonwealth Games Mountain Bike track, I’ve made difficult... Read more of this article