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Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics

Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics

Bermuda’s Tucker Murphy took to the Men’s Cross Country Skiing 15km Course at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, finishing in 104th position. Murphy clocked a time of 43:05.7, finishing 9:21 behind winner Dario Cologna from Switzerland, who clocked a time of 33:43.9. Norway’s Simen Hegstad Krueger was second, clocking 34:02.2, and... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish Fifth In Winter Olympics

James & Cipres Finish Fifth In Winter Olympics

Figure skater Vanessa James, who lives in Bermuda as a child, and her partner Morgan Cipres finished 5th in the Pair Skating Free Skating on their final day of competition at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang. Coming into the Final Event the pair, representing France, stood in 6th, but a 143.19 point performance saw them move up to 5th overall... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish 6th In Short Programme

James & Cipres Finish 6th In Short Programme

After participating in the team competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Vanessa James — who lived in Bermuda as a child — and her partner Morgan Ciprès went to the Center Rink for their Short Program and they have kept their dream of medal alive. The French pair finished 6th with a score of 75.34, Wenjing Sui and Cong Han from China recorded the... Read more of this article

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches Up 80% In Norway

After Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr. Tucker Murphy took part in the opening ceremony of the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang on February 9 while wearing traditional Bermuda shorts, the cross-country skier has sparked curiosity about the unlikely winter attire, causing Google searches for “Bermuda shorts” to spike by 80% in Norway. Google’s... Read more of this article

Video: Canada’s CTV Highlights Tucker Murphy

Video: Canada’s CTV Highlights Tucker Murphy

Calling him “Bermuda’s only Olympic hope,” Canada’s CTV News has taken the time to spotlight the island’s Dr. Tucker Murphy as he represents Bermuda at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The story says “He may be Bermuda’s only Olympic hope, but Tucker Murphy says his expectations at the Winter Games are realistic.” “[My]... Read more of this article

Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

The traditional Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team have attracted attention in the Twitterverse after the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea today, with some even saying they think we deserve a gold medal simply for the shorts. Tucker Murphy is representing Bermuda, with the cross-country skier making his third... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Start Competing In Olympics

James & Cipres Start Competing In Olympics

Vanessa James — who lives in Bermuda as a child — and her partner Morgan Cipres began competing in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games 2018 on the Opening Day of competition. The pair, representing France in the Team Event Pair Skating Short Program, finished in 6th with a score of 68.49. Russian pair Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda At Winter Olympics Opening

Photos: Bermuda At Winter Olympics Opening

Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy is taking part in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang today [Feb 9], with the cross-country skier making his third appearance at the Winter Olympics. As is tradition, Dr. Murphy sported Bermuda shorts among athletes dressed mostly in warm winter gear given the chilly temperatures,... Read more of this article

Photos: Singleton Carries Olympic Torch In Korea

Photos: Singleton Carries Olympic Torch In Korea

Three time Bermudian Olympian and IOC Athlete Commission member Patrick Singleton was honoured with the task of carrying the 2018 Winter Olympic torch as the Games get set to open in PyeongChang, South Korea tomorrow [Feb 9]. While he is now attending in an official capacity, Singleton has competed in the Winter Olympics three times. He finished... Read more of this article

Winter Olympics: Murphy To Represent Bermuda

Winter Olympics: Murphy To Represent Bermuda

Marking his third appearance at the Winter Olympics, Bermudian cross-country skier Tucker Murphy will compete in the Men’s 15K Free Individual Start cross-country ski event.Murphy, 36, will be accompanied by his Coach Pepa Miloucheva, and Assistant Coach/Waxer Jeff Shaw, as well as Chef de Mission Lawrence [Mike] Murphy, and Sean Field-Lament who... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Receive Olympic Funding

Bermuda Athletes Receive Olympic Funding

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that five elite Bermudian athletes — Flora Duffy, Cecilia Wollmann, Tyrone Smith, Tre Houston and Jah-Nhai Perinchief — have received Olympic Scholarships through the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity programme in support of their bids to compete at the 2020 Olympics. “Flora... Read more of this article

Singleton Involved In Russia Olympic Decision

Singleton Involved In Russia Olympic Decision

This week the World Anti-Doping Agency [WADA] turned down Russia’s appeal for reinstatement after meeting in Seoul. According to Inside the Games the Russian Anti-Doping Agency [RUSADA] has been suspended by WADA since a report they commissioned in 2015 had found evidence of state-sponsored doping and accusing it of enabling rather than catching... Read more of this article

Bermuda Olympic Association To Hold Tag Day

Bermuda Olympic Association To Hold Tag Day

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] will be holding their annual Tag Day on Friday, October 27th. Today, BOA President Judy Simons and BOA Tag Day Coordinator Veronica Edward officially got things underway when they attended Government House to tag Governor John Rankin.The Bermuda Olympic Association holds a Tag Day in the City of Hamilton each... Read more of this article