Tag: Island Games

Video: Burnt House Showcases Island Games

Video: Burnt House Showcases Island Games

Bermuda’s Burnt House Productions has released a video that serves to capture the energy and excitement of the 2013 NatWest Island Games, showcasing the many sporting disciplines that the event offered, along with crowds of cheering spectators, with aerial footage implemented courtesy of Bermuda Aerial Media. The 2013 NatWest Island Games officially... Read more of this article

Cayman Group Express Island Games Praise

Cayman Group Express Island Games Praise

A letter of thanks has been sent to Governor George Ferguson, Premier Cannonier and Bermuda Island Games Chairman Jon Beard by Cayman Assistant Team Manager Carl Brown on behalf of the Board of Directors Cayman Island Games Association. In the letter Mr Brown expresses the Board’s gratitude to the Bermuda community and the Bermuda attachés to... Read more of this article

Minister Has High Praise For 2013 Island Games

Minister Has High Praise For 2013 Island Games

Community, Culture and Sports Minister Wayne Scott spoke in the House of Assembly on Friday [July 26] saying “Bermuda has received accolades from many of our overseas visitors who came for the games”. Minister Scott said, “Last week at the Island Games all our athletes demonstrated commitment to their sport of choice by exhibiting... Read more of this article

List: New Island Games Records Set In Bermuda

List: New Island Games Records Set In Bermuda

A number of new records were set at the recent Island Games, with Bermuda’s athletes claiming seven of them. Sprinter Tre Houston set records in both the 100m and 200m, both times setting a record in the heats and coming back to break his own record in the finals. Jasmine Brunson set a new record in the triple jump, while Ashley Yearwood set a... Read more of this article

Faroe Badminton Officials Killed In Car Crash

Faroe Badminton Officials Killed In Car Crash

After enjoying a week long competition in Bermuda at the Island Games, the Faroese athletes are in mourning today [July 22] following the death of two of their badminton officials in a car crash in the Faroe Islands. The two officials had just returned from Bermuda, and were traveling home from the airport in the Faroe Islands in a taxi when the collision... Read more of this article

All Footage: 2013 Island Games Videos & Photos

All Footage: 2013 Island Games Videos & Photos

For those who couldn’t catch all the various parts of the 2013 NatWest Island Games, you can watch some of the action below, with 40 videos showing many of Bermuda’s record breaking performances, medal wins, the Opening and Closing Ceremonies and much more. The Games officially concluded on Friday [July 19] after one week of competition... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Island Games Badminton Matches

Photos/Video: Island Games Badminton Matches

Teams from eleven different islands took part in the badminton competition at the 2013 NatWest Island Games, with all matches taking place at the BHS gymnasium. Badminton takes its name from Badminton House – home of the Duke of Beaufort in the English county of Gloucestershire. In 1873, the Duke is credited with bringing a version of the game... Read more of this article

Videos: Relays, Men’s 1500M & Half Marathon

Videos: Relays, Men’s 1500M & Half Marathon

Bermuda’s track and field athletes finished the 2013 NatWest Island Games with 26 medals, and multiple new Island Games records. Wrapping up the week long schedule of events at the track on Friday [July 19], Dage Minors won bronze in the 1500m, Tamika Williams won silver in the 800m, the women’s 4×100 relay team won gold, the women’s... Read more of this article

PLP Congratulate Games Athletes & Organisers

PLP Congratulate Games Athletes & Organisers

Following the conclusion of the 2013 NatWest Island Games, Shadow Sports Minister Michael Weeks congratulated Bermuda’s athletes and the organizers, volunteers and all who worked to make the competition a success. The week long competition saw over 1,000 athletes from 22 islands compete in 14 different sports. Bermuda finished in second place... Read more of this article

Photos: Games Women’s Beach Volleyball

Photos: Games Women’s Beach Volleyball

Women’s and men’s beach volleyball took place at the National Sports Centre north field this past week, where sand has been trucked in to “recreate” a beach for the 2013 NatWest Island Games. Both Menorca and Cayman Islands won two medals, while Gotland and Saaremaa won one each. Other islands competing in beach volleyball included Bermuda,... Read more of this article


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