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Anti-Doping Authority Annual Report Submitted

Anti-Doping Authority Annual Report Submitted

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo tabled the Bermuda Sport Anti-Doping Authority financial statements and annual report when she spoke in the House of Assembly today [July 12]. Minister Foggo said, “The Authority continues to be fully compliant with the World anti-Doping Agency requirements. Through their sample collections... Read more of this article

Butterfield 3rd, Lance Armstrong Wins

Butterfield 3rd, Lance Armstrong Wins

Bermuda’s Tyler Butterfield finished third in the SuperFrog Triathlon in California today [Sept 30], with seven-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong winning the race, and setting a new course record. The annual SuperFrog Triathlon consists of a 1.2-mile swim, 56-mile bike ride and 13.1-mile run. Second place in the men’s race went... Read more of this article

Minister: Anti-Doping in Sport Act

Minister: Anti-Doping in Sport Act

The Minister of Youth, Families and Sports Glenn Blakeney announced that the Anti-Doping in Sport Act 2011 has been brought into effect by Gazette Notice published on Friday February 24th 2012. He has “heralded this legislation as very important in the global context of the fight to keep drugs out of sport, and said the legislation signals the... Read more of this article

Anti-Doping Legislation Introduced

Anti-Doping Legislation Introduced

Sports Minister Glenn Blakeney on Friday [Feb. 11] introduced the Anti-Doping in Sport Act 2011 — new legislation which will brings Bermuda in line with international standards and ensures Bermuda’s athletes perform based on ability, not the use of harmful and illegal drugs. Last month when the the Bermuda Council for Drug-free Sport... Read more of this article

Bermuda Sport Anti Doping Authority

Bermuda Sport Anti Doping Authority

The Bermuda Council for Drug-free Sport has changed its name to Bermuda Sport Anti Doping Authority. Jon Beard, the Chairman of the Bermuda Council for Drug-free Sport said “One of the most important strategic changes identified is the need for legislation with the Government diligently working towards this. Within the frame work of Legislation it... Read more of this article

Four Sporting Bodies Barred from Facilities

Four Sporting Bodies Barred from Facilities

Due to lack of compliance with doping control, four Bermuda sporting bodies are presently barred from training facilities operated by the Department of Youth, Sports and Recreation, as well as barred from receiving funding. The sporting bodies in question are Boxing, Martial Arts, Target Shooting and Archery. Most are working to correct the situation,... Read more of this article

BDA Drug Council Names Non-Compliant Sports

BDA Drug Council Names Non-Compliant Sports

Bermuda Council for Drug-free Sport [BCDS] has released a list of National Sport Governing Bodies [NSGB] they have red listed as they are considered to be non compliant. The sports include archery, boxing, martial arts, target shooting and tennis. They have been red-listed for a variety of reasons including:Not providing membership lists for the... Read more of this article

Failed Drug Test: Mr. Bermuda Stripped of Medal

Failed Drug Test: Mr. Bermuda Stripped of Medal

Marking the first time a Bermudian bodybuilder has failed a drug test in international competition, Ross Ceasar has been stripped of the gold medal he won at the Caribbean and Central American Bodybuilding Championships [CAC]. Although he represented Bermuda, Mr. Ceasar is originally from Barbados. He is the reigning Mr. Bermuda champion, and a multiple... Read more of this article