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BOA To Host Bermuda’s Youth At Olympic Day

BOA To Host Bermuda’s Youth At Olympic Day

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced details of 2015 Olympic Day Celebrations in Bermuda. On the afternoon of Tuesday, 23 June 2015 [from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.], to mark international Olympic Day, the BOA in cooperation with the Bermuda Hockey Federation, the Bermuda Football Rugby Union and the Bermuda School Sports Federation will... Read more of this article

Smith Wins In Morocco, Qualifies For Olympics

Smith Wins In Morocco, Qualifies For Olympics

Bermuda’s Tyrone Smith recently took to the track to compete in the IAAF World Challenge Mohammed VI d’Athletisme de Rabat in Morocco, winning the Men’s Long Jump with a leap of 8.20, and qualifying for the 2016 Olympic Games. Smith recorded back to back fouls on his first two attempts, before leaping 7.96 on his third attempt. A foul... Read more of this article

Simons Appointed: IOC Education Commission

Simons Appointed: IOC Education Commission

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that BOA President, Judy Simons, has been appointed a Member of the International Olympic Committee’s [IOC] Olympic Education Commission. On 26 May 2015, IOC President Thomas Bach introduced widespread changes to the composition and functions of various IOC Commissions stemming from reforms adopted... Read more of this article

Judy Simons Appointed: ANOC Working Group

Judy Simons Appointed: ANOC Working Group

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [May 18] announced that BOA President, Judy Simons, has been reappointed to the Events Working Group for 2015. The BOC said, “The ANOC Events Working Group is one of nine Commissions and Working Groups introduced by ANOC under the leadership of Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah. “The Commissions and... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Paralympic Petal Presented To City

Photos/Video: Paralympic Petal Presented To City

[Updated with video] The Paralympic Petal — a souvenir given by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games – is now public display at City Hall as a symbol of inspiration and motivation for future athletes. All 164 nations that participated in the 2012 Paralympic Games in London received a handmade copper petal from the... Read more of this article

Paralympic Petal To Go On Display In Hamilton

Paralympic Petal To Go On Display In Hamilton

Following a presentation on May 4th the Paralympic Petal —  a souvenir given by the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games  – will go on public display at City Hall as a symbol of inspiration and motivation for future athletes. A statement from the City said, “The Corporation of Hamilton and Bermuda Paralympic... Read more of this article

Carlos Lee Appointed Pan Am Chef De Mission

Carlos Lee Appointed Pan Am Chef De Mission

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that Carlos Lee [pictured] has been named Chef de Mission of the Bermuda team that will attend the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto Canada from 10 to 26 July. Established in 1951, the Pan American Games are the world’s third largest international multi-sport festival after the Olympics and Asian... Read more of this article

Katura Horton-Perinchief Named To CANOC

Katura Horton-Perinchief Named To CANOC

[Updated] The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that Katura Horton-Perinchief has been named to the Women and Sport Commission of the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees [CANOC]. Ms. Horton-Perinchief, who is a BOA Board member, Chair of the BOA Athletes’ Commission and the BOA Women In Sport Committee, will represent... Read more of this article

BCB Sponsors Bermuda Olympic Association

BCB Sponsors Bermuda Olympic Association

Bermuda Commercial Bank [BCB], its parent company, BSX listed Somers Limited and Bermuda based Fund Manager, ICM Limited, wil be sponsoring the Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] for the next four years. The BOA was formed in 1936 to promote Bermuda’s representation at the Olympic Games and other international games, such as the Pan Am Games, Commonwealth... Read more of this article

Bermuda Olympians Earn IOC Scholarships

Bermuda Olympians Earn IOC Scholarships

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that all of Bermuda’s London 2012 Olympians who were successful in gaining interim scholarships between the current Olympic Games period have been confirmed upon the BOA’s application for the official full IOC Olympic Scholarships for “Rio 2016”. It was in January 2014 that the same athletes were... Read more of this article

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