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Video: Houston Returns From Olympic Games

Video: Houston Returns From Olympic Games

Tre Houston returned home from the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio today [August 23], and speaking at the airport, Houston said the “experience was wonderful” and he “wouldn’t trade it for the world.” The sprinter — who made Bermuda’s first appearance in the 200m in twenty years — said he has worked hard... Read more of this article

12 Videos: Bermudians At The Olympic Games

12 Videos: Bermudians At The Olympic Games

The 2016 Olympic Games saw its closing ceremony take place, ending an event that saw Bermuda field a team of eight world class athletes. The Games saw long jumper Tyrone Smith mark his third Olympic appearance with a 16 place finish, while swimmers Julian Fletcher and Rebecca Heyliger made their Olympic debuts. Sailor Cameron Pimentel tested himself... Read more of this article

Photos: Flora Duffy Competes In Rio Olympics

Photos: Flora Duffy Competes In Rio Olympics

Flora Duffy had the best ever finish by a Bermudian in an Olympic triathlon when she crossed the line in 8th, and also delivered the first top 10 Olympic showing for Bermuda since sailors Peter Bromby and Lee White were eighth at the 2004 Olympics. Gwen Jorgensen of the US won the gold medal when she sprinted away from defending champ Nicola Spirig... Read more of this article

Videos: Heyliger, Fletcher Compete At Olympics

Videos: Heyliger, Fletcher Compete At Olympics

Bermuda’s two Olympic swimmers, Rebecca Heyliger and Julian Fletcher, recently competed at the Games in Rio, finishing sixth and third in their respective heats. Heyliger finished sixth in her women’s 50m freestyle of 12 heats and finished in a time of 26.54, competing against swimmers from the Dominican Republic, Bolivia, Syria, Botswana, Malta,... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Pearson Finishes 3rd In Heat

Photos & Video: Pearson Finishes 3rd In Heat

[Written by Don Burgess] Shelley Pearson is looking forward to Tuesday’s quarterfinal race where she could make history. Pearson finished third in her heat on Saturday and is poised to beat Jim Butterfield’s 16th place finish in the 1972 Munich Games to become Bermuda’s greatest Olympic rower.Pearson told the Bermuda Broadcasting Company’s... Read more of this article

Video: Bermuda’s Team Enters Olympic Stadium

Video: Bermuda’s Team Enters Olympic Stadium

[Updated with video] The 2016 Rio Olympic Opening Ceremony is taking place this evening [Aug 5], with an eight-strong Bermuda team — dressed in our traditional Bermuda shorts — entering the stadium behind flag-bearer Tyrone Smith.Competing for Bermuda will be Harold ‘Tre’Houston in Athletics; Tyrone Smith in Athletics; Julian Fletcher... Read more of this article

12 Videos: 2016 Cup Match Cricket & Concerts

12 Videos: 2016 Cup Match Cricket & Concerts

Camping, concerts, and the always anticipated Somerset versus St. George’s cricket match were all on the agenda for this year’s Cup Match holiday, with people from around the island coming together to celebrate in a myriad of ways. The jam-packed weekend included the Cup Match Summer Splash concerts, camping, and more.  For photo galleries... Read more of this article

Video: Land Rover BAR Win AC In Portsmouth

Video: Land Rover BAR Win AC In Portsmouth

It really was Super Sunday today [July 24] for Sir Ben Ainslie and Land Rover BAR whose second place in the last of Sunday’s three races gave them the overall regatta win at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Portsmouth event. The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge were on hand to present the awards and it was a fitting end to an amazing weekend... Read more of this article

30 Minute Video: ZFB “Foil Fest Special”

30 Minute Video: ZFB “Foil Fest Special”

Bermuda’s three resident America’s Cup teams opened their doors to the people of Bermuda at Foil Fest on June 25th, with thousands of residents and visitors treated to a look inside the teams bases and three drags races between the “super charged” AC45s in the waters just off the cruise ships berths in Dockyard. If you missed the action, ZFB... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy Wins Gold Medal In Sweden

Video: Flora Duffy Wins Gold Medal In Sweden

Bermuda’s Flora Duffy won the Vattenfall World Triathlon Stockholm in Sweden this weekend, with her impressive gold medal win marking her first-ever World Triathlon Series title and cementing her spot as the current leader in the Columbia Threadneedle rankings. Her win means Bermuda has become the 10th country to claim a WTC gold medal, and Duffy... Read more of this article

Video & Results: BBA Road Race Championships

Video & Results: BBA Road Race Championships

[Written by Greg Hopkins] Early morning thunder, lightning and heavy rain did not deter the islands top road cyclist from challenging both the adverse weather conditions, and each other for the coveted title of 2016 National Road Race Champion in the Male Open, Female Open, Junior Male and Junior Female categories on Sunday morning at Southside St.Davids. The... Read more of this article

Photos, Videos: America’s Cup Series In Chicago

Photos, Videos: America’s Cup Series In Chicago

The Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series was held in Chicago this past weekend, with Artemis Racing leaving as event champions, an historic title as the first winners on fresh water. In front of sold outgrandstands, the six America’s Cup teams fought fiercely for the double points on offer for each of Sunday’s three races. In race two, the... Read more of this article

Videos: Two Teams Capsize At America’s Cup

Videos: Two Teams Capsize At America’s Cup

[Updated] In advance of tomorrow’s racing at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series in Chicago, Emirates Team New Zealand capsized during today’s [June 10] practice session, however the team has said that “it appears no one is hurt.” Peter Burling, Emirates Team New Zealand Helmsman, said: “These boats are pretty hard... Read more of this article