Tag: #Olympics

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

Video: Winter Olympian Murphy Congratulated

Video: Winter Olympian Murphy Congratulated

Earlier this morning [June 26], Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of Community, Culture and Sport Wayne Scott joined members of the Bermuda Olympic Association in recognising Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy. Dr. Murphy is the first Bermudian to make an appearance in Olympic skiing, and has represented the island in the last two Winter Olympics Games. This... Read more of this article

NOSPC Comments On Paralympic Games

NOSPC Comments On Paralympic Games

The National Office for Seniors and Physically Challenged [NOSPC] says that they’re looking forward to the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. A spokesperson said, “The National Office for Seniors and Physically Challenged would like to remind the public that the Paralympic flame will be ignited at the Opening Ceremony of the... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Finishes 84th In Sochi 15K Event

Tucker Murphy Finishes 84th In Sochi 15K Event

Bermudian Dr. Tucker Murphy’s 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games 15K Free Cross Country Skiing Event saw him improve on his 2010 performance, placing 84th even as he recorded a slower time, according to the official Sochi 2014 website. At the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Murphy finished 88th overall with a time of 42:39.1; in Sochi, Murphy finished 84th... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish 10th In Sochi Games

James & Cipres Finish 10th In Sochi Games

Vanessa James and her partner Morgan Cipres finished in tenth position in the Pairs Figure Skating Event at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, representing France. The pair recorded an overall score of 179.43; they placed tenth in the Short Programme with a score of 65.36, and 11th in the Free Programme with a score of 114.07. Ms. James and former partner... Read more of this article

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

[Updated] After originally reporting that the Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team were a “nod to their country’s proud tradition of looking like idiots,” the Houston Chronicle has now deleted the statement. It was made after the island’s team entered the Olympic stadium in Russia dressed in the traditional Bermuda business... Read more of this article

Bermuda “Wins” Olympic Opening Ceremony

Bermuda “Wins” Olympic Opening Ceremony

We may the smallest team in attendance, but the Bermuda Winter Olympic team made their presence felt at yesterday’s [Feb 7] Opening Ceremony, attracting plenty of attention due to our tradition wearing the island’s signature Bermuda shorts at Olympic events. Fox News even went so far as to declare Bermuda the winner of the Opening Ceremony,... Read more of this article

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