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BOA Names Smith-King As Secretary General

BOA Names Smith-King As Secretary General

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has named Branwen Smith-King its new Secretary General, effective 10 February 2020. “In recognition of the increased demands on the BOA’s administrative team in managing relationships with global sports organisations and their associated committees, Mrs. Smith-King will work full-time as Secretary General.... Read more of this article

BOA Shortlists Five Designs In Logo Contest

BOA Shortlists Five Designs In Logo Contest

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has shortlisted five logo designs in its Team Bermuda logo competition, with the winning designer to receive a $1,000 travel voucher. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] has shortlisted five logo designs from among 82 submitted in its Team Bermuda logo competition. The five designs... Read more of this article

Win A $1K Travel Voucher In Logo Design Contest

Win A $1K Travel Voucher In Logo Design Contest

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] is hosting a design competition for a new Team Bermuda logo that will be featured on athletes’ non-competition attire, with the winning designer set to receive a $1,000 travel voucher. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced that it is running a design competition for... Read more of this article

BOA To Promote Long-Term Athlete Development

BOA To Promote Long-Term Athlete Development

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] is getting set to host a special conference this weekend for board members of Bermuda’s various sports governing bodies [NSGBs] in order to to promote the long-term development of the island’s athletes. A spokesperson said, “Hosted and organised by the BOA’s Standards Committee, the Long-Term Athlete... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Japanese Olympic Official

Minister Meets With Japanese Olympic Official

The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo was pleased to welcome Mr. Toshihiro Hayashi, a key 2020 Olympics Official to the Ministry Offices recently. Minister Lovitta Foggo with Mr. Toshihiro HayashiMr. Hayashi is the Assistant Director for The Secretariat of the Headquarters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The... Read more of this article

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... Read more of this article