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Singleton Involved In Russia Olympic Decision

Singleton Involved In Russia Olympic Decision

This week the World Anti-Doping Agency [WADA] turned down Russia’s appeal for reinstatement after meeting in Seoul. According to Inside the Games the Russian Anti-Doping Agency [RUSADA] has been suspended by WADA since a report they commissioned in 2015 had found evidence of state-sponsored doping and accusing it of enabling rather than catching... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish Second In Grand Prix

James & Cipres Finish Second In Grand Prix

Bermuda born figure skater Vanessa James and partner Morgan Cipres, who represent France, continued competing in the Free Skate Pairs competition at the 2017 Skate Canada International ISU Grand Prix event in Saskatchewan. The pair finished 2nd in the Free Skate Program after recording a score of 70.70, Canadian pair Meagan Duhamel and Eric Radford... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Win 2017 Autumn Classic

James & Cipres Win 2017 Autumn Classic

Bermuda-born Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres competed in their first figure skating competition of the season, earning a victory at 2017 Autumn Classic International in Canada. The pair, who represent France, topped the table with a score of 210.48, with Canada’s Meagan Duhame and Eric Radford finishing second with a score of 202.98, while Julianne... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Finishes 24th In New Zealand

Tucker Murphy Finishes 24th In New Zealand

Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy took part in the FIS Cross-Country Ski Classic at Snow Farm for the Winter Games in New Zealand. Murphy, the 3rd skier to take off, clocked a time of 35:27.1 over the 10K distance to finish 24th overall. Benjamin Lustgarten from the USA won the event stopping the clock in a time of 27:35.5, Kaichi Naruse... Read more of this article

Video: Winter Olympian Donates To NSC

Video: Winter Olympian Donates To NSC

Thanks to the generosity of Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Dr Tucker Murphy, people can now train like a cross country skier. Dr Murphy, who competed as a cross country skier in the Winter Olympics at Vancouver in 2010 and Sochi four years later, has donated a SkiErg to the National Sports Centre’s gym.“The equipment is very similar to cross country... Read more of this article

Matthew Leseur Finishes 27th In Australia

Matthew Leseur Finishes 27th In Australia

Bermuda’s Matthew Leseur recently competed in the Australian National Mogul Championships. In a field of 71 competitors, Leseur finished 27th with a score of 68.04. Australia’s Matt Graham recorded the win as Day 1 of competition wrapped up.Photo courtesy of AUSMSA Related StoriesBermuda Athletes On The Road To Pyeongchang NOSPC... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes On The Road To Pyeongchang

Bermuda Athletes On The Road To Pyeongchang

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today [July 3] announced that two elite Bermudian winter sports athletes have received Olympic Scholarships through the International Olympic Committee’s Olympic Solidarity programme in support of their bids to compete at the XXIII Winter Olympiad in Pyeongchang, Republic of Korea in February 2018. Tucker Murphy... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Competes In Skiing In Iceland

Tucker Murphy Competes In Skiing In Iceland

Dr Tucker Murphy — who has represented Bermuda at the past two Winter Olympics — was back in action recently. Murphy competed in the Akureyri Iceland National Championships, finishing the Men’s 10km Mass Start Cross Country Skiing event in 11th place clocking a time of 29:05.3. Murphy then finished 11th competing in the Men’s 15km... Read more of this article

Videos: James & Cipres Win Free Skate In Japan

Videos: James & Cipres Win Free Skate In Japan

Bermudian Vanessa James and her partner Morgan Cipres competed in the 2017 Figure Skating Championships World Team Trophy in Tokyo, Japan, with the skating duo winning the Pairs Free Skate competition.The pair, representing France, won the Pairs Free Skate with 146.87 points, with Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov of Russia in second, while China’s... Read more of this article

John Leseur Wins Age Group In Mogul Skiing

John Leseur Wins Age Group In Mogul Skiing

John Leseur competed in the Rocky Mountain Division, Divisional Championships in Winter Park, Colorado. Leseur finished in first place in his Age Group Class, and 7th overall in the Men’s Moguls Singles. During the Men’s Dual Moguls, Leseur advanced into the round of 16. Related StoriesBermuda Athletes On The Road To Pyeongchang NOSPC... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Win French Championships

James & Cipres Win French Championships

Vanessa James and Morgan Cipres won their fifth consecutive French Ice Skating Title, with the pair claiming victory in the French Figure Skating Championships.On their way to victory the pair recorded a New Short Program Record with a score of 68.17 points. They were able to claim their 5th title of Champions of France with a total of 198.43 points. Ms.... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: ‘Ice Skating Rink’ Grand Opening

Photos/Video: ‘Ice Skating Rink’ Grand Opening

[Updated] St George’s Skates — the ice skating rink at Somers Gardens in St George’s — is holding their Grand Opening today, with a special guest performance by American Olympic ice skaters Tiffany Scott and Philip Dulebohn. The guest performance was free for the public, thanks to sponsorship from Butterfield Bank, and the skate... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish 3rd In France Grand Prix

James & Cipres Finish 3rd In France Grand Prix

Bermudian figure skater Vanessa James and her partner Morgan Cipres recently achieved a bronze medal finish in free skate at the Trophee de France Grand Prix 2016. Besides earning the distinction of medaling in the event, James and Cipres also achieved the competitions highest technical score. Ms. James is lived in Bermuda as a child before moving overseas.... Read more of this article