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Jay III Nominated For International Soca Award

Jay III Nominated For International Soca Award

Bermudian recording artist JayLynn Hines, also known as Jay III, has been nominated as part of an international soca competition in the category “Groovy Soca of the Year”, and locals can cast their vote for her online. The award ceremony for the competition will be held in St. Lucia on July 10. The competition’s website says, “SAO... Read more of this article

Marcus Scotland Selected For Surrey U15s

Marcus Scotland Selected For Surrey U15s

Bermudian Marcus Scotland has been selected by Surrey in the ECB Under 15 County Cup featuring the major and minor counties in England and Wales. Surrey’s group comprises Middlesex, Essex, Kent and Suffolk in a home and away league with the top two sides advancing to the national quarterfinals. This year’s 50-over white ball competition begins on... Read more of this article

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing Series

Photos & Results: Wednesday Night Sailing Series

The Wednesday Night Sailing Series continued on the waters of the Hamilton Harbor, with 22 boats going to the startline for Race Day 4. Crossfire was the first boat to cross the line clocking a time of 42:46 and with their corrected time of 46:55 saw them finish 2nd on the night. Airforce crossed the line 2nd on the night with a time of 49:34, with... Read more of this article

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Rodrigo Lira

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Rodrigo Lira

In the fifth in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Rodrigo J. Lira from the Mount Saint Agnes Academy. Rodrigo J. Lira was born on February 28th in the capital of Peru, Lima. He is the son of parents Elizabeth Lira and Ruben Teuling and has two younger sisters named Jocelyn and Samantha.... Read more of this article

Harbour Sees Bright Future For Swimming

Harbour Sees Bright Future For Swimming

Over the last two weeks, Harbour Swim Club swimmers have seen great success at both the Validus National Championships held this past weekend at the National Aquatics Center as well as the Schroder’s Long Course Age Group Championships held May 3 -7. A spokesperson said, “Harbour coaches are excited about the pipeline of talented swimmers in... Read more of this article

Photos: Three Superyachts Visit St. George’s

Photos: Three Superyachts Visit St. George’s

Three superyachts are paying a visit to St. George’s, including the vessels Georgia, Time For Us, and Vixit Georgia is a 159-foot long sail yacht that can accommodate up to twelve guests and up to eight crew, and is listed at a sale price of $15,950,000. The superyacht Time For Us is a 122-foot long luxury vessel that can accommodate... Read more of this article

Boccia Bermuda Players Move Up In Rankings

Boccia Bermuda Players Move Up In Rankings

The latest Boccia World Rankings have been released by the Boccia International Sport Federation [BISFed], with Bermuda players moving up in the rankings. A spokesperson said, “The latest Boccia World Rankings have been released by the Boccia International Sport Federation and Boccia Bermuda are pleased to report that our local players have moved... Read more of this article

Students Graduate From New England Tech

Students Graduate From New England Tech

The Minister of Education and Workforce Development Diallo Rabain, today [May 21] offered congratulations to the Bermudian students who recently graduated from the New England Institute of Technology [NEIT]. The Department provides funds for students in the amount of $10,000.00 per year. In addition, students attending NEIT receive an additional $7000.00... Read more of this article

Photos: Warren Foggo Celebrates 100th Birthday

Photos: Warren Foggo Celebrates 100th Birthday

St. George’s resident Warren [Tishi] Foggo was joined by friends, family, and political leaders as he celebrated his 100th birthday with a gathering at the east end yesterday [May 20]. Mr. Foggo who was a barber for many years was surrounded by children Winstein Foggo, Warren Foggo and Gardine Gibbons, Acting Premier Walter Roban, Minister of... Read more of this article

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Jermayne Dears

Alpha Beautillion Profile: Jermayne Dears

In the fourth in a series of profiles of the young men competing in this year’s Alpha Beautillion, we spotlight Jermayne Damion Dears from the Impact Mentoring Academy. Jermayne was born in Bermuda on November 24th, 2000 to Jerry-Dee and Wayne Anthony Dears. Jermayne also has a little brother, Joshua Dears, and two older stepbrothers, Zhane Burgess... Read more of this article

Video: Nova Mas Kiddie Carnival Costumes

Video: Nova Mas Kiddie Carnival Costumes

Leading up to the upcoming Bermuda Heroes Weekend next month, the Bermuda Kiddie Carnival will be held on Sunday, June 3rd. People’s on Church Street and Victoria Street today [May 20] showcased some costumes available for Bermuda Kiddie Carnival from Nova Mas International that include the Lil’ L’Mara, Lil’ Zazu or Lil’ Soleil sections.... Read more of this article

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2019

Disney Cruise Line To Visit Bermuda In 2019

Disney cruise line recently announced their fall 2019 lineup, confirming that they will visit Bermuda again, with the Disney Magic ship set to visit the island late next year. The cruise line will visit Bermuda this year with the Bermuda Tourism Authority previously noting that it will be the “first-ever time Disney Cruise Line has come to Bermuda”... Read more of this article

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

Photos, Video & Results: Powerboat Racing

[Updated] The 2018 Bermuda Powerboat Association [BPBA] season got underway this afternoon [May 20] at Spanish Point Boat Club [SPBC] with the race course spanning the waters of the Great Sound. Seven boats from different classes took part in this season opener and spectators watched from both sea and land with pleasure boats about the course and spectators... Read more of this article