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Scaur Charity Donates To Special Olympians

Scaur Charity Donates To Special Olympians

The Scaur community recently donated $1,040 to the Special Olympics, thanks to the proceeds of their Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party. A spokesperson said, “The Scaur Charity Soup Tasting Party has been going on since the month of January in 2002 and this year preparations started in the middle of March for the 13th of April event. The three themes... Read more of this article

Video: Motorcade For Special Olympics Athletes

Video: Motorcade For Special Olympics Athletes

[Updated with video] In order to celebrate the accomplishments of Bermuda’s Special Olympians — who won an impressive 19 medals at the World Games in Abu Dhabi — a motorcade will be held today [March 25] starting at 12 noon. On Friday night the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo was on hand at the airport... Read more of this article

Video: Special Olympic Team Returns Home

Video: Special Olympic Team Returns Home

Loud cheers could be heard at the airport tonight [March 22] as friends and family gathered to welcome Bermuda’s athletes home, with the team returning after making an excellent showing at the Special Olympic World Games in Abu Dhabi.Bermuda’s 13-strong team competed in track and field, tennis, bowling and equestrian, joining approximately... Read more of this article

Special Olympians Increase Medal Tally To 17

Special Olympians Increase Medal Tally To 17

Bermuda’s athletes continued competing in the Special Olympic Games in Abu Dhabi, and continue to make impressive showings, with the team now increasing their medal tally to 17. These Games have eight places on the podium, and Bermuda has won a total of 17 medals with 3 silver, 5 bronze, 5 fourth place, 2 fifth place, one sixth, and one eighth place... Read more of this article

Bermuda Special Olympians Claim 14 Medals

Bermuda Special Olympians Claim 14 Medals

Bermuda’s athletes continue competing in the Special Olympic World Games in Abu Dhabi, where they are racking up the medals, with the island’s team having claimed medals in equestrian, track & field and bowling events. These World Games have eight places on the podium, and the Bermuda contingent has now collected a total of 14 medals with... Read more of this article

Bermuda Win Medals At Special Olympics

Bermuda Win Medals At Special Olympics

Bermuda’s athletes have made an excellent start at the 2019 Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, claiming two medals and a number of top finishes. Equestrian Eden Woollery claimed the silver medal in Level CS English Working Trials, while Carlton Thompson claimed the bronze medal in the singles bowling competition.Danielle Gibbons finished... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo Commends Special Olympians

Minister Foggo Commends Special Olympians

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports, Lovitta Foggo has expressed words of encouragement and congratulations to Bermuda’s athletes who are currently competing in the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi. They are taking part in track & field, tennis, bowling and equestrian events.“I am so proud of Bermuda’s 13-strong team... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda At Special Olympics Opening

Video: Bermuda At Special Olympics Opening

Bermuda’s team joined thousands of athletes from 200 nations around the world at the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi, with the island’s team accompanied by two Gombeys as they entered the stadium.His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan announced the start of Special Olympics World Games at... Read more of this article

Bermuda Bowlers In Action At Special Olympics

Bermuda Bowlers In Action At Special Olympics

Bermuda’s Bowlers have started competing at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi. In placement action Carlton Smith finished first with a score of 119.75, Tiannai Lowe was second with a score of 65.25 and Wayne Smith finished 3rd with a score of 55.25. Related StoriesMinister Foggo Commends Special Olympians Bermuda Win Medals At Special... Read more of this article

Special Olympic World Summer Games Athletes

Special Olympic World Summer Games Athletes

Thirteen determined athletes will be representing Bermuda at the 2019 Special Olympic World Summer Games to be held in Abu Dhabi from March 14 — 22.National Director of Special Olympics Bermuda Karen Woollery said, “Our athletes will be competing in track and field, tennis, bowling and equestrian. “Special Olympic Bermuda’s main focus... Read more of this article

National Sports Governing Bodies Hold Meeting

National Sports Governing Bodies Hold Meeting

The Association of National Sports Governing Bodies [ANSGB] held their General Assembly Meeting on Saturday, December 1st at the CedarBridge Academy. Delegates representing Bermuda Boxing Association, Bermuda Association of Motorsports, Bermuda Badminton Association, Bermuda Basketball Association, Bermuda Bicycle Association, Bermuda Body Building... Read more of this article

City Hall Lights Up For ‘Inclusion Revolution’

City Hall Lights Up For ‘Inclusion Revolution’

City Hall in Hamilton lit up in red for the ‘Inclusion Revolution’ on Saturday [July 21] as part of the Special Olympics 50th anniversary celebration. The Bermuda building was one of more than 225 landmarks around the world to light up in support of the event, according to the Special Olympics website.A Bermuda Special Olympics spokesperson previously... Read more of this article

Special Olympics Inclusion Revolution On July 20

Special Olympics Inclusion Revolution On July 20

Special Olympics has announced that major landmarks, stadiums, and iconic buildings around the world – including City Hall in Hamilton – will light up for its ‘Inclusion Revolution’, part of the organization’s 50th anniversary celebration. A spokesperson said, “The act represents the dawn of the Inclusion Revolution,... Read more of this article