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Photos: “Fryderyk Chopin” Ship Visits Bermuda

Photos: “Fryderyk Chopin” Ship Visits Bermuda

The Fryderyk Chopin tall ship is presently visiting the island, with the 180-foot long vessel seen in St. George’s today [March 27]. Designed by Polish naval architect Zygmunt Choreń, the ship is named after the 19th century Polish composer, and can accommodate a crew of 53, and is able to attain a maximum speed of 9kn under engine, and 16kn under... Read more of this article

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Lisa Blackburn Breaks Masters World Record

Bermuda’s Lisa Blackburn made a very impressive showing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Canada this weekend, breaking the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle.Racing at the Ontario Masters Swimming Championships in Toronto, Ontario, she shattered the Masters World Record in the 100 freestyle with a time of 58.24. Ms Blackburn... Read more of this article

Video: 60 Years On The Job For Shirley Hunt

Video: 60 Years On The Job For Shirley Hunt

He has been working at the Elbow Beach Resort for 60 years, and Bell Captain Shirley Hunt says that he still enjoys what he’s doing and has no plans to retire yet. Bernews recently had the opportunity to meet with Mr. Hunt, and guest interviewer Charles Webbe introduced him by saying, “During the ten decades that this hotel has been in existence,... Read more of this article

BF&M Launching “No Limits” Sailing Program

BF&M Launching “No Limits” Sailing Program

BF&M, in association with the America’s Cup Endeavour Program and Bermuda Autism Support and Education [BASE], is launching the ‘No Limits’ sailing program for children with autism spectrum disorder [ASD]. BF&M’s ‘No Limits’ program seeks to offer sailing as a form of recreational therapy for ASD children, to extend the excitement... Read more of this article

Junior Davis Cup Team Competing In El Salvador

Junior Davis Cup Team Competing In El Salvador

The Bermuda Lawn Tennis Association sent their Junior Davis Cup Team of Trey Mallory, Tariq Simons and Scott Redmond to compete this week in El Salvador. The Junior Davis Cup event, is being played at Polideportivo De Ciudad Merliot, El Salvador, and eighteen countries are represented at the event. The team arrived on Friday afternoon lead by National... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: 2017 Earth Hour Celebrations

Photos & Video: 2017 Earth Hour Celebrations

Last night, Greenrock and a number of other organisations hosted the annual celebration of Earth Hour in Bermuda, bringing the island’s people together for both fun and raising awareness of environmental issues. The evening’s featured activity was a 5K Glow Fun Walk and Run through the City of Hamilton during the “lights out” period from... Read more of this article

Dill & Derosa Win Invitational Events In USA

Dill & Derosa Win Invitational Events In USA

Two Bermuda track & field athletes claimed victories at Invitational Meets held recently in the United States. Shaquille Dill won the Men’s Weems Baskin Invitational 800m race, while Tiara Derosa won the Richmond’s Fred Hardy Invitational Women Discus Throw Non-Division 1. Dill won the Men’s 800m event stopping the clock in a time of 1:48.62. Derosa,... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday March 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday March 26th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that Alize Bailey won the Top Model Worldwide public vote, footballer Oneko Lowe was selected to join the New York Cosmos B Team, the Bermuda Stock Exchange was named the Most Outstanding Offshore Exchange, and Lamont Marshall set a new Bermuda 5000m record were all some of the positive news stories from the past week. In additional good news,... Read more of this article

Video & Photos: Blossoming Beauty Hair Show

Video & Photos: Blossoming Beauty Hair Show

The New Testament Church of God Island Women’s Ministry held their ‘‎Blossoming Beauty Hair Show’ at the Heritage Worship Center this weekend, with the fashion show featuring models in exotic head-wear made to look like flowers walking the runway while music was interspersed with inspirational messages of faith. “Cindy Roberts,... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Wins 2017 MTO Race In South Africa

Flora Duffy Wins 2017 MTO Race In South Africa

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy won the Elite Women’s race in MTO Champions Race in Stellenbosch, South Africa. “Starting on the Kayamandi Sports Fields the MTO Champions race got underway with a lap of the bumpy grass rugby field before heading up the embankment towards the songo.info clubhouse, from there the route twisted into an urban XCO route... Read more of this article

Photos: Ghana’s 60th Independence Celebration

Photos: Ghana’s 60th Independence Celebration

In celebration of Ghana’s 60th Independence Anniversary, a reception was held last night [March 24] at the Police Club in Devonshire, with the location festively decorated in the colours of Ghana’s flag to mark the occasion. The event, which was hosted by the Honourary Consulate of Ghana in Bermuda, included refreshments, speeches, music,... Read more of this article

Lamont Marshall Breaks Another Record

Lamont Marshall Breaks Another Record

Only weeks after shattering the 3000m record, Lamont Marshall has broken yet another Bermuda record; this time setting a new record in the 5000m. Competing last night in the Raleigh Relays in Raleigh, North Carolina, Marshall ran the 5000 meters in a time of 14:23, breaking his own record of 14:27 which was set six years ago, also in Raleigh. This... Read more of this article

Ag Show: AXIS Sponsor “Kids Free On Friday”

Ag Show: AXIS Sponsor “Kids Free On Friday”

Ag Show Ltd and AXIS Capital today [March 24] announced a three-year partnership whereby AXIS will continue as lead sponsor of the annual Bermuda Agricultural Show, with the sponsorship to include the introduction of the ‘AXIS Kids Free on Friday’ initiative. “As part of the partnership, and consistent with its desire to support youth and... Read more of this article