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Flora Duffy On Postponement Of Olympics

Flora Duffy On Postponement Of Olympics

Bermudian triathlete Flora Duffy says that “it is a tough pill to swallow” hearing the Olympic Games will be postponed due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, but said “given the current situation in the world, it is the right call” and urged everyone to  ”stay inside and do your part to stop the spread.” In an online... Read more of this article

2020 Olympics & Paralympics Will Be Postponed

2020 Olympics & Paralympics Will Be Postponed

The Olympic Games and Paralympic Games will be postponed to next year, with the official announcement being made today that the Games “must be rescheduled to a date beyond 2020 but not later than summer 2021, to safeguard the health of the athletes, everybody involved in the Olympic Games and the international community.” This is the biggest... Read more of this article

Olympics: BOA In Favour Of Postponement

Olympics: BOA In Favour Of Postponement

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that “whilst it will support the decision of the International Olympic Committee regarding the status of the Tokyo 2020 Games, with uncertainty regarding the duration and ongoing impact of the Covid-19 health crisis, it is in favour of the postponement of Games.” The BOA noted that the... Read more of this article

Video: BOA Announce Winning Bermuda Logo

Video: BOA Announce Winning Bermuda Logo

[Updated with video] The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has announced the winner of its recent Team Bermuda Logo Competition. “The “Longtail Circle” logo submitted by Bermudian illustrator and graphic designer Frederick “Lee” Ingram received the largest number of votes among the shortlisted designs that were put to the public for their... Read more of this article

Annabelle Collins Is Heading To 2020 Olympics

Annabelle Collins Is Heading To 2020 Olympics

The Bermuda Equestrian Federation advised that the Federation Equestre Internationale [FEI] has “now confirmed that Bermuda is eligible to compete with one individual athlete/horse dressage combination at the upcoming 2020 Olympics in Tokyo.” “Although Annabelle and her the 11 year old Stallion, Joyero VG, have already achieved the... Read more of this article

No Plans To Cancel 2020 Tokyo Olympics

No Plans To Cancel 2020 Tokyo Olympics

Organizers of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games have confirmed that the event will go ahead despite the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. A report on CNN said, “There are no plans to cancel the Tokyo 2020 Games despite the novel coronavirus outbreak in Asia, Olympic organizers have confirmed. “The virus has so far claimed the lives of 1,350 people... Read more of this article

BOA To Hold Athletes Forum On February 16

BOA To Hold Athletes Forum On February 16

The Bermuda Olympic Association Athletes’ Commission will hold an Athletes’ Forum on Sunday, February 16th, with the forum focused on providing detailed information about new trends in athlete development, the BOA Stars programme, and funding opportunities that are available through Olympic Solidarity. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic... Read more of this article

BOA Names Smith-King As Secretary General

BOA Names Smith-King As Secretary General

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has named Branwen Smith-King its new Secretary General, effective 10 February 2020. “In recognition of the increased demands on the BOA’s administrative team in managing relationships with global sports organisations and their associated committees, Mrs. Smith-King will work full-time as Secretary General.... Read more of this article

BOA Shortlists Five Designs In Logo Contest

BOA Shortlists Five Designs In Logo Contest

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has shortlisted five logo designs in its Team Bermuda logo competition, with the winning designer to receive a $1,000 travel voucher. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has shortlisted five logo designs from among 82 submitted in its Team Bermuda logo competition. The five designs... Read more of this article

Win A $1K Travel Voucher In Logo Design Contest

Win A $1K Travel Voucher In Logo Design Contest

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] is hosting a design competition for a new Team Bermuda logo that will be featured on athletes’ non-competition attire, with the winning designer set to receive a $1,000 travel voucher. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that it is running a design competition for... Read more of this article

BOA To Promote Long-Term Athlete Development

BOA To Promote Long-Term Athlete Development

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] is getting set to host a special conference this weekend for board members of Bermuda’s various sports governing bodies [NSGBs] in order to to promote the long-term development of the island’s athletes. A spokesperson said, “Hosted and organised by the BOA’s Standards Committee, the Long-Term Athlete... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Japanese Olympic Official

Minister Meets With Japanese Olympic Official

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo was pleased to welcome Mr. Toshihiro Hayashi, a key 2020 Olympics Official to the Ministry Offices recently. Minister Lovitta Foggo with Mr. Toshihiro HayashiMr. Hayashi is the Assistant Director for The Secretariat of the Headquarters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The... Read more of this article

Simons Re-Appointed To Olympic Commission

Simons Re-Appointed To Olympic Commission

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [May 21] announced that BOA President, Mrs. Judy Simons, has been re-appointed a member of the Olympic Education Commission by International Olympic Committee [IOC] President, Thomas Bach effective 13 May 2019. Mrs. Simons was previously named to the Education Commission in June 2015. The Olympic Education... Read more of this article