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BCB Coaching Hire Enjoys Major Success In India

BCB Coaching Hire Enjoys Major Success In India

[Written by Patrick Bean] The Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] is excited about the prospect of an early 2023 return of Indian cricket coach Niraj Odedra to full-time duties as Bermuda’s national coach, particularly as the instructor recently enhanced his pedigree — and resume — in capturing a major honour in India. Odedra coached the Saurastra... Read more of this article

Bermuda To Host ICC T20 Cricket Tournament

Bermuda To Host ICC T20 Cricket Tournament

[Written by Patrick Bean] After missing out on reaching the recent finals of the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia — won by England — the Bermuda Cricket Board is going all out in its attempt to have Bermuda qualify for the 2024 ICC T20 World Cup, which is set to be held in the United States and West Indies. The Island has already achieved... Read more of this article

Clay Smith Celebrates Win On Emotional Day

Clay Smith Celebrates Win On Emotional Day

[Written by Patrick Bean] Few would argue against Clay Smith’s status as a winner on the cricket pitch, his accomplishments as a prolific, right-handed opening batsman, having proven himself at first class and international levels. Presently the coach of St George’s, Smith has a legacy that includes that of being captain, consistent prime-time... Read more of this article

FA Cup Preview, Analysis, And Predictions

FA Cup Preview, Analysis, And Predictions

[Written by Patrick Bean] The treasured Bermuda Football Association [BFA] Challenge Cup occupies centre-stage this weekend as eight contests are slated at points across the island. Three match-ups involve all-Premier Division clubs, while there is one all-First Division affair and the remainder a mixed bag of teams from rival divisions. Robin Hood... Read more of this article

Runners To Take To The Streets For Weekend

Runners To Take To The Streets For Weekend

[Written by Patrick Bean] A bit later than customary, Bermuda Marathon Race Weekend commands attention starting tonight with the Front Street Miles Series of races along the moon and artificial lit street bordering the postcard imagery of Hamilton Harbour, starting at 7 p.m. Meanwhile, Saturday will witness the National Sports Centre as the active... Read more of this article

Students Honour Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

Students Honour Dr. Martin Luther King Jr

[Written by Patrick Bean] The innocence and vibrancy of youth rang out from containment in the west to all points beyond as students of Dalton E. Tucker went to the Sandys Maxi Mart parking lot in peaceful and reverent respect to a pioneer, freedom fighter, activist, and legend in the battle for equality, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Combining in song... Read more of this article

This Year’s Super Bowl Match-Up All But Set

This Year’s Super Bowl Match-Up All But Set

[Written by Patrick Bean] Local fans of the United States’ version of ‘football’ and it’s treasured Super Bowl finale would have watched over the weekend as the national Football League’s [NFL] finalists for the American Football Conference [AFC] and National Football Conference [NFC], from where the Super Bowl contestants will emerge, were... Read more of this article

Premier & First Division Results And Standings

Premier & First Division Results And Standings

[Written by Patrick Bean] The tight battle at the top of the Premier Division continued during the latest slate of matches, as Robin Hood and PHC continue their strangle-hold on the top two spots, Hood maintaining a tentative grasp of first via goal difference, but with the Zebras still having played a game less. In the First Division Southampton Rangers... Read more of this article

Sibling Athletes Return To School In England

Sibling Athletes Return To School In England

[Written by Patrick Bean] It was a welcome and prosperous return to base for the brother and sister tandem of Diionne and Daaimah Millett, who returned to Langley School in Norwich, England as the young man scored twice for the school soccer outfit, while his sister was named captain of Langley ‘A’ Netball Team. Both were active during the Christmas... Read more of this article

Pee Wees Serve Up Family Fun At The Park

Pee Wees Serve Up Family Fun At The Park

[Written by Patrick Bean] Much rumbling and tumbling, dashing back and forth, along with keen doses of skill and talent were present and on display at Bernard Park as the Pee Wee Youth Leagues took centre stage, with several club teams featured on the inaugural day of organised play for the 2019 season. Like the ‘big boys’ of the Bermuda Football... Read more of this article

Author Bernette Forde Explores Writing Passion

Author Bernette Forde Explores Writing Passion

[Written by Patrick Bean] Her mind often appears to wonder in boundless abstraction, yet often with a grasping true to life feel of situation, scenario and circumstance. Combining the far flung futuristic with the achievable present to effect that challenges the mind to consider and ask: is it possible? Possible to what and whom? Such is left to the... Read more of this article

Weekend Football Preview, Predictions, Analysis

Weekend Football Preview, Predictions, Analysis

[Written by Patrick Bean] League action continues this weekend, with all member clubs of the Bermuda Football Association [BFA] in play among the top divisions, except for Fort St. David’s of the First Division. Several intriguing battles are set, with the leadership and relegation battles of chief concern. Robin Hood v Somerset, Somerset Cricket... Read more of this article

Football: Turner Reaches For Dream At IMG

Football: Turner Reaches For Dream At IMG

[Written by Patrick Bean] The power of self-will, discipline and commitment is evident in the exponential leaps and bounds being made by Bermuda youth international goalkeeper Za’Khari Turner in her studies and athletic endeavours. The 15-year-old member of the triumphant Bermuda female team that won the CONCACAF Girls’ Under-15 Championship Division... Read more of this article