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Young Reporter Interested In  Youth Olympics?

Young Reporter Interested In Youth Olympics?

On behalf of the International Olympic Committee [IOC], the Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] put out a call to young Bermudians, aged 18 to 24, who are studying journalism at the post-secondary level [or already working as journalists] to apply for the IOC Young Reporters Programme. The BOA said, “The Programme will bring 30 Young Reporters from... Read more of this article

Jesse Washington To Be Flag Bearer For CYG

Jesse Washington To Be Flag Bearer For CYG

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [July 19] announced that swimmer Jesse Washington has been selected as Bermuda’s flag bearer for the opening ceremonies of the VI Commonwealth Youth Games in Nassau, Bahamas. A spokesperson said, “Jesse is a decorated athlete having earned multiple medals at several international competitions in recent... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes On The Road To Pyeongchang

Bermuda Athletes On The Road To Pyeongchang

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [July 3] announced that two elite Bermudian winter sports athletes have received Olympic Scholarships through the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity programme in support of their bids to compete at the XXIII Winter Olympiad in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea in February 2018. Tucker Murphy... Read more of this article

BOA Mark International Olympic Day On Friday

BOA Mark International Olympic Day On Friday

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] will mark international Olympic Day on Friday, 23 June 2017 with a special swimming event at the Aquatics Facility at the National Sports Centre. Ben Smith, Aquatics Manager and National Coach of the Bermuda Amateur Swimming Association will host 32 young swimmers at the National Pool who will learn new skills,... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Compete In Major Sports Events

Bermuda To Compete In Major Sports Events

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced the major international sports festivals at which it anticipates Bermuda will be represented during the 2016-2020 quadrennial. Those festivals are as follows:2017 Youth Commonwealth Games – Nassau, Bahamas – 18-23 July 2017 [Chef de Mission: Ms. Mia Black]2018 Winter Olympics, PyeongChang,... Read more of this article

BOA Names Stanley Douglas Secretary General

BOA Names Stanley Douglas Secretary General

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today confirms that Stanley Douglas has been appointed BOA Secretary General, with administrative responsibility for the BOA and its various programmes. Mr. Douglas fills the role previously held by Philip Guishard, who passed away in 2016. Mr. Douglas has been involved with the BOA for more than twenty years in... Read more of this article

Bermuda Olympic Association Election Results

Bermuda Olympic Association Election Results

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced the results of the 1st December election of Committee Members who will lead the BOA for the ensuing quadrennial period, to December 2020. Stanley Douglas, who was previously a general Member of the Committee has been appointed to the role of Secretary General, replacing Philip Guishard, who passed... 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 fundraising Tag Day this coming Friday October 28th, and BOA Treasurer Carlos Lee and BOA Project Coordinator Veronica Edwards got things underway when they attended Government House and presented the first tag to Acting Governor Ginny Ferson.A move for Bermuda to obtain recognition... Read more of this article

Minister Gordon-Pamplin Trip To Rio Cost $6312

Minister Gordon-Pamplin Trip To Rio Cost $6312

A trip in July 2016 by Minister of Home Affairs Patricia Gordon-Pamplin to Rio for Olympics cost $6312.09, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Saturday, July 30, 2016 – Tuesday, August 16, 2016, and the web page listing said, “Prior to the reassignment of Cabinet portfolios,... Read more of this article

Videos: Olympic Wall Unveiled At Sports Centre

Videos: Olympic Wall Unveiled At Sports Centre

Bermuda’s Olympians and their families were joined at the National Sports Center along with members of the Bermuda Olympic Association and Government for the unveiling of the Olympic Wall.Acting Governor Ginny Ferson, Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards, Director Youth Sport & Recreation... Read more of this article

Photos: Olympic Wall Unveiled At Sports Centre

Photos: Olympic Wall Unveiled At Sports Centre

Past and recent Bermuda Olympians and their families were joined at the National Sports Center along with Members of the Bermuda Olympic Association and Government for the ‘unveiling’ of the Olympic Wall. Acting Governor Ginny Ferson, Premier Michael Dunkley, Minister of Social Development and Sports Sylvan Richards, Director Youth Sport... Read more of this article

Jackie Joyner Kersee Sports Clinic Cancelled

Jackie Joyner Kersee Sports Clinic Cancelled

The unveiling of the Olympic Wall at National Sports Centre will take place tomorrow [Oct 15] at 11.00am, however unfortunately the Youth Sports Clinic with Jackie Joyner Kersee has been cancelled in the wake of Hurricane Nicole. The Wall serves to help mark the 80th anniversary of Bermuda’s participation in the Olympic Games. A Bermuda Olympic Association... Read more of this article

BOA 80th Anniversary Events May Be Impacted

BOA 80th Anniversary Events May Be Impacted

Due to the impending arrival of Nicole – which is currently a Tropical Storm but predicted to strengthen into a Hurricane — the Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] said they wishes to advise the public that their 80th Anniversary events scheduled for Saturday, 15 October may be impacted. The BOA said “Given the approach and potential... Read more of this article