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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

BOA Announce Athletes Qualified For Pan Am

BOA Announce Athletes Qualified For Pan Am

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] released the names of the Bermuda athletes who have qualified for and are eligible to be ratified to represent Bermuda at the upcoming Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru.Attaining the qualification standard thus far are: AthleticsShaquille Dill [800m] Dage Minors [800m] Jah-Nhai Perinchief [High Jump] Tyrone Smith [Long... Read more of this article

Three Bermudian Olympians Attend Forum

Three Bermudian Olympians Attend Forum

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today acknowledged and thanked three Bermudian Olympians for representing the country at a recent international athletes forum in Lausanne, Switzerland organised by the International Olympic Committee [IOC]. Julian Fletcher, representing the Athletes’ Commission of the BOA, Patrick Singleton, representing the... Read more of this article

Branwen Smith-King Named Chef De Mission

Branwen Smith-King Named Chef De Mission

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has named Branwen Smith-King Bermuda’s Chef de Mission for the upcoming Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru. “Branwen Smith‐King is the Executive Director of the Bermuda Sloop Foundation since 2017, and oversees all aspects of the Foundation’s programme and its mission to provide sail training for Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

BOA To Host Women In Sports Banquet & Expo

BOA To Host Women In Sports Banquet & Expo

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] will be hosting the 2019 Women in Sports Banquet & Expo on March 8th and 9th at the Hamilton Princess Hotel. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] is pleased to present the 2019 Women in Sports Banquet & Expo on 8 and 9 March. “The Banquet, will be held in the Princess Ballrooms... Read more of this article

New Equipment For Gymnastics Association

New Equipment For Gymnastics Association

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced that the Bermuda Gymnastics Association [BGA], in its capacity as the National Sports Governing Board for Gymnastics, has been able to purchase a regulation Olympic trampoline and power tumbling track, which have been installed at the BGA’s facility in St. David’s. The purchase of the new equipment... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Olympic Medalist Clarence Hill

Video: Bermuda’s Olympic Medalist Clarence Hill

[Written by Generation Next’s Eron Hill] This past week, I was blessed with the opportunity to sit down with Bermuda’s only Olympic medalist, Mr. Clarence Hill. At the 1976 Olympic games in Montreal, Canada, Mr. Hill successfully fought his way to the winner’s podium, having earned a bronze medal in boxing.This heavyweight champion of Bermuda... Read more of this article

WHM: Katura Diving Into Olympic History

WHM: Katura Diving Into Olympic History

[Part of Women’s History Month Series | Written by Don Burgess] Katura Horton-Perinchief made history without realising it. In 2004 she became the first black woman, in the world, to compete in the Olympics as a diver. She had a humble start in the sport at the age of seven in Canada, but it wasn’t her only focus. “I ended up doing figure... Read more of this article

McGinger Comic: Murphy Made Bermuda Proud

McGinger Comic: Murphy Made Bermuda Proud

[Written by McGinger Design Lab] In the third of a new comic series from McGinger Design Lab, McGinger notes that Tucker Murphy made Bermuda proud during the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.Thank you Tucker! Related StoriesSimons Re-Appointed To Olympic Commission Murphy Finishes 104th In Winter Olympics ‘Bermuda Shorts’ Searches... Read more of this article

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