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Archers Claimed First Ever Island Games Medal

Archers Claimed First Ever Island Games Medal

Bermuda Archers claimed their first ever Island Games medal today [June 27] while competing in Gotland. A spokesperson said, “Bernard Wade III and Tiffany Slaton of Bermuda beat 10th seeded Shetland Islands and then 3rd seeded Jersey, followed by 2nd seeded Åland to face 1st seeded Guernsey in the final. Guernsey were too strong for Bermuda and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win Medals At NatWest Island Games

Bermuda Win Medals At NatWest Island Games

The Bermuda team continues to impress while participating at the NatWest Island Games, being held on the island of Gotland. A spokesperson said, “In Archery Bernard Wade III is showing terrific form as he finished 5th overall in the Men’s 1440 recurve. The team of Wade, Robert O’Connor and Tiffany Slaton finished an impress 8th overall in this... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Team For Island Games To Depart

Bermuda’s Team For Island Games To Depart

Bermuda’s team to represent the island at the NatWest Island Games departs for Gotland on Thursday. Many of Bermuda’s top athletes are involved in the Games and the Chef de Mission, Jon Beard, believes that this group of athletes will continue the success and reputation that Bermuda enjoys in the Games. Mr Beard expressed his praise of the hard... Read more of this article

Volleyball Teams Set For Natwest Island Games

Volleyball Teams Set For Natwest Island Games

The Bermuda Volleyball Association will be sending their Men’s & Women’s Indoor Teams along with a Men’s Beach Team to the NatWest Island Games in Gotland, Sweden on June 22, 2017. The Men’s Indoor Team will be looking to improve on their 4th place finish from 2015 in Jersey. Returning outside hitters Daniel Fiddick, Brian Amaro, and... Read more of this article

Bermuda Island Games ‘Water Bearers’ Named

Bermuda Island Games ‘Water Bearers’ Named

The Bermuda Island Games Association announced Bermuda’s athletes who will officially represent us in the opening ceremonies of the NatWest Island Games 2017 in Gotland, Sweden. The “water ceremony” signifies the coming together of all the islands of the International Island Games as each contributes water from their island to join as one. Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

70 Athletes To Represent Bermuda In Gotland

70 Athletes To Represent Bermuda In Gotland

Seventy of Bermuda’s top athletes are getting ready to head to Sweden to take part in the 2017 NatWest Island Games. On June 22, Team Bermuda will set off for the Swedish island of Gotland, which has a population of 57,000 people. Jon Beard, Chairman of the Bermuda Island Games Association, said: “These games are of a high standard. They are not... Read more of this article

Gymnastics Team Named For Island Games

Gymnastics Team Named For Island Games

Five gymnasts between 13 and 15 years old have been named to the 2017 Island Games team, with Max Blakeney, Chantae Wilson, Anna Francoeur, Taj Lowery, and Gianna Webbe all set to represent Bermuda. “In March 2017, the Bermuda Gymnastics Association, in its capacity as the National Governing Body of Gymnastics [BGA] ran its Island Games trials... Read more of this article

Bermuda Island Games Golf Team Announced

Bermuda Island Games Golf Team Announced

The Bermuda Golf Association [BGA] has selected eight players to represent Bermuda at the 2017 NatWest Island Games to be contested from June 24-30 at the Visby and Slite Golfklubbs in Gotland, Sweden. The men’s team will include Walker Campbell, Jarryd Dillas, Will Haddrell and Mark Phillips, with Spencer Wideman and Mitchell Campbell named as the... Read more of this article

Bermuda Representatives Finish Gotland Visit

Bermuda Representatives Finish Gotland Visit

Bermuda’s representatives have just completed the preliminary visit to Gotland to view arrangements for the 2017 NatWest Island Games. The visit took place with representatives from all 24 participating islands and culminated in the annual general meeting. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda’s Jon Beard and Juanita Blee were very impressed... Read more of this article

NatWest Island Games Annual General Meeting

NatWest Island Games Annual General Meeting

The Chairman and the Secretary of the Bermuda Island Games Association leave this week for the Annual General Meeting of the International Island Games Association. The meeting will be held on the Swedish island of Gotland, where Jon Beard and Juanita Blee will meet their counterparts from the other 24 international islands. Among the items to be discussed... Read more of this article

IIGA’s Bo Frykenstam “Will Be Greatly Missed”

IIGA’s Bo Frykenstam “Will Be Greatly Missed”

Bo Frykenstam, one of the founding fathers of the International Island Games Association, recently passed away at age 78, leaving behind a sporting legacy that spans Bermuda and all the other small island nations involved in the IIGA. Jon Beard, Chairman of the Bermuda Island Games Association, said, “Bo was a terrific contributor to the Island... Read more of this article

Gymnasts Win 17 Medals At 2015 Island Games

Gymnasts Win 17 Medals At 2015 Island Games

The Bermuda team continued its dominance in Ynys Mon during the gymnastics portion of the Island Games, winning 17 medals in the second round of competition. On Saturday, July 25th, the team of 14 girls and boys took the floor against Isle of Man, Jersey, Aland, Cayman, Gotland, Shetland Islands, and Ynys Mon in the FIG meet, performing their highest... Read more of this article

Bermuda Gymnasts Dominate At Island Games

Bermuda Gymnasts Dominate At Island Games

The gymnastics portion of the 2015 Island Games is now taking place in the Welsh island of Ynys Môn, and Bermuda’s gymnastics team have turned in a dominating performance, winning multiple team and individual medals. For the first time ever, Bermuda is fielding a male gymnastics teams at the Island Games, and they made their debut in style,... Read more of this article