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Video/Results: Open Water Swimming Nationals

Video/Results: Open Water Swimming Nationals

The Bermuda National Open Water Championships took place on Sunday with swimmers taking to the waters at Clearwater Beach and Turtle Bay to participate in one of three races which consisted of a 5k, 1500m or 400m open water swim. Daniel Kunst won the 400m open water swim placing first with a time of 6:26. Harlan Watson-Brown came second in a time of... Read more of this article

Video/Results: Bermuda Karting Season Opener

Video/Results: Bermuda Karting Season Opener

The Bermuda Karting Club hosted their season opener on Sunday at the Southside Motor Sports Park in St. David’s. The Junior Cadet Class saw the same top three finishers in each heat with Jamie Newton finishing first, Nile Bean taking second and Ashley Horseman securing third, in all three races.Jason North, Robert Decosta and David Barbosa all secured... Read more of this article

Video: Goater Highlighted In “Goal Of The Day”

Video: Goater Highlighted In “Goal Of The Day”

Manchester City FC highlighted a goal scored by Bermudian Shaun Goater, posting it online this week as their “Goal of the Day,” saying “some things in life can’t be stopped. This Shaun Goater goal is one of them.”The footballing legend made his international debut for Bermuda at age 17, scored over 30 goals for the island... Read more of this article

Video: Artemis Racing Win AC Series In France

Video: Artemis Racing Win AC Series In France

Late summer sunshine greeted the thousands of spectators who made it out in force for Super Sunday at the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series Toulon, and it is Artemis Racing who leave France celebrating after taking the regatta honours. Behind them, Softbank Team Japan went from last on Saturday to finishing second overall, an incredible turnaround,... Read more of this article

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 100M Finals

Video: Jessica Lewis Finishes 6th In 100M Finals

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Jessica Lewis finished 6th in the 100m finals at the 2016 Paralympic Games in Rio this evening [Sept 8], racing across the line in a time of 17.25.Lisha Huang from China won the gold medal with a time of 16.28, Hongzhuan Zhou from China won silver in 16.51, Angela Ballard from Australia won bronze in 16.59, Hamide... Read more of this article

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