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Bermuda Team For 2016 Olympics Announced

Bermuda Team For 2016 Olympics Announced

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] officially announced the names of the athletes that will represent Bermuda at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Competing for Bermuda will be:Harold ‘Tre’Houston in Athletics Tyrone Smith in Athletics Julian Fletcher in Swimming Rebecca Heyliger in Swimming Michelle ‘Shelley’ Pearson in Rowing Cameron... Read more of this article

Digicel Business Sponsor Sailor Ceci Wollman

Digicel Business Sponsor Sailor Ceci Wollman

Digicel Business have broadened their sponsorship of young Bermudian athletes by becoming the official telecoms partner for Ceci Wollmann – who is set to represent Bermuda at the 2016 Olympic Games. In January, Ms Wollmann became the first Bermudian to qualify for the Rio Olympics after she secured the required time at the Sailing World Cup in... Read more of this article

IOC “Confident” That Rio Olympics Will Be Safe

IOC “Confident” That Rio Olympics Will Be Safe

The Bermuda Olympic Association said it is their “intention to have Bermuda’s qualifying athletes compete” at the 2016 Olympics in Rio, saying they “will ensure Bermuda’s athletes and representatives who travel to the Games are aware of the risks and advised to take precautions against mosquito bites.” “World Health... Read more of this article

Video: Wollmann Earns Olympic Qualification

Video: Wollmann Earns Olympic Qualification

Bermuda’s Ceci Wollmann gave herself the best birthday present one could ask for after qualifying for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games during the Sailing World Cup in Miami.Ms Wollmann returned to Bermuda last night where she was greeted by proud family and friends, and said, “I was a bit nervous the night before the last race day, because I knew it... Read more of this article

Patrick Singleton Gets Top IOC Appointment

Patrick Singleton Gets Top IOC Appointment

Patrick Singleton — who represented Bermuda in the Luge and Skeleton events at three Winter Olympics — has been named to a top International Olympic Committee [IOC] post, with the IOC calling him a “very experienced and well respected administrator.” The IOC said, “As part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen the working... Read more of this article

Brenda Dale Named Olympics Chef De Mission

Brenda Dale Named Olympics Chef De Mission

The Bermuda Olympic Association today [Jan 8] announced that Brenda Dale has been named Chef de Mission to lead the Bermuda team at 2016 Olympics being held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from 5 August to 21 August 2016. In this role, Ms. Dale will be responsible for preparing the Team for attendance at the Games, overseeing the athletes’ participation... Read more of this article

Singleton Re-Elected For Olympians Association

Singleton Re-Elected For Olympians Association

Incumbent World Olympians Association [WOA] Treasurer Patrick Singleton has been re-elected to his post after a strong vote of confidence at the WOA General Assembly on Thursday. Singleton — a three-time Olympian who competed for Bermuda in the Luge and Skeleton events at the Winter Olympics — was first elected to the WOA in 2011 for... Read more of this article

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

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