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Caribbean Nations In 2022 Winter Olympics

Caribbean Nations In 2022 Winter Olympics

Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, and Trinidad & Tobago will be the Caribbean nations represented in the upcoming Winter Olympics in China, with Haiti making their Winter Games debut.The Panam Sports website said, “In total, nearly 3,000 athletes from 86 countries will participate in 15 sports during 17 days of competition. Panam Sports will be represented... Read more of this article

No Bermuda Team In 2022 Winter Olympics

No Bermuda Team In 2022 Winter Olympics

The 2022 Winter Olympics will get underway next month and Bermuda — which despite our sub-tropical climate and small size has produced Winter Olympians before — will not have a representative this year.Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] President Peter Dunne told Bernews, “Bermuda will not have any athletes or representatives at the... Read more of this article

James Named To Canada’s Winter Olympic Team

James Named To Canada’s Winter Olympic Team

Figure skaters Vanessa James and Eric Radford have been named to the Canadian team for the 2022 Olympic Winter Games, which will take place next month in Beijing, China. Ms James — who lived in Bermuda as a child and has Bermudian family — has previously made three Olympic appearances for France and she, along with previous partner Yannick... Read more of this article

New BOA President On Plans, Athletes & More

New BOA President On Plans, Athletes & More

 [Written by Stephen Wright] Peter Dunne has outlined his vision for his three-year term as the president of the Bermuda Olympic Association, insisting his main focus is prioritising the needs of the island’s top athletes. Dunne succeeded Judy Simons at the helm after she opted not to seek re-election last month. While Dunne said he aims to build... Read more of this article

Olympic Association Pays Tribute To Mike Sharpe

Olympic Association Pays Tribute To Mike Sharpe

The Bermuda Olympic Association has paid tribute to Olympian Mike Sharpe, noting he was a world-class sprinter and horizontal jumper, and said his “legacy as an Olympian is a part of our proud history and his support of the Bermuda sporting community has extended far beyond his years as a competitor.” A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda... Read more of this article

Dunne Elected Olympic Association President

Dunne Elected Olympic Association President

[Updated] Bermuda Bicycle Association President Peter Dunne has been elected the President of the Bermuda Olympic Association following their Annual General Meeting. Dunne who was the second Vice President faced off against the first Vice President Brenda Dale in a run off for the leadership position vacated by Judy Simons who was not seeking re-election. Update... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Donates Racing Suit To Museum

Flora Duffy Donates Racing Suit To Museum

The racing suit worn by Flora Duffy during her historic Olympic gold medal winning performance will be on display at the National Museum of Bermuda. The Museum tweeted this image, saying, “Last month Duffy generously donated her 2020 Olympic race suit to the National Museum of Bermuda [NMB]. In July, Duffy won Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medal... Read more of this article

Bid To Win Flora Duffy’s Signed Rio Olympic Suit

Bid To Win Flora Duffy’s Signed Rio Olympic Suit

Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy’s signed Rio Olympic suit is currently up for auction in an effort to raise money for Warwick Academy’s bursary fund, with the auction continuing until 5.00pm today [Oct 25]. A spokesperson said, “Olympic Gold Medalist Flora Duffy had a whirlwind trip to Bermuda to celebrate her remarkable achievement... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

Photos & Video: Event Held With Clarence Hill

People had the opportunity to meet Olympic bronze medalist Clarence Hill today [Oct 24] at Quality Kitchen, and Mr Hill –  the first Bermudian to win an Olympic medal — had praise for Flora Duffy and urged the island to keep supporting all our athletes. Speaking at the event, Dale Butler told Bernews, “We’re here at the Quality... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermuda’s Two Olympic Medalists

Photos/Video: Bermuda’s Two Olympic Medalists

Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy acknowledged Clarence Hill — the first Bermudian to win an Olympic medal — during the special presentation held yesterday [Oct 11] at the Cabinet Office, saying that he showed that a Bermudian could win a Olympic medal, and paved the way.“Thank you to Clarence,” Ms Duffy said, resulting in... Read more of this article

Video: BOA’s Brenda Dale Rotary Presentation

Video: BOA’s Brenda Dale Rotary Presentation

The Bermuda Olympic Association’s Brenda Dale – who was the Chef De Mission for the Bermuda contingent at the Tokyo Olympics – recently delivered a virtual presentation to the Rotary Club, with Ms Dale giving a first hand account of Flora Duffy’s history making gold medal performance. Ms Dale divided the presentation into three... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy Celebration: Arrival, Motorcade, More

Flora Duffy Celebration: Arrival, Motorcade, More

[Updated] The Bermuda Government has declared October 18th a public holiday to celebrate Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy, and the details are being delivered in the Senate today [Sept 15], and you can listen below. Update 10.44am: The Minister said that Ms Duffy arrives on 11 October 11th, and she will be welcomed at the airport... Read more of this article

Video: World Triathlon Highlights Flora Duffy

Video: World Triathlon Highlights Flora Duffy

To celebrate 50-days since the Olympic Games in Tokyo, the World Triathlon has highlighted Bermuda’s Flora Duffy in a video entitled Flora Duffy History Maker.The video description says, “Flora Duffy is the first Bermudian in history to become Olympic Champion and makes history again by adding a third world title to Olympic gold in 2021!... Read more of this article