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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 StoriesNOSPC Comments On Paralympic Games Tre... 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

Patrick Singleton Gets Top IOC Appointment

Patrick Singleton Gets Top IOC Appointment

Patrick Singleton — who represented Bermuda in the Luge and Skeleton events at three Winter Olympics — has been named to a top International Olympic Committee [IOC] post, with the IOC calling him a “very experienced and well respected administrator.” The IOC said, “As part of an ongoing strategy to strengthen the working... Read more of this article

Singleton Re-Elected For Olympians Association

Singleton Re-Elected For Olympians Association

Incumbent World Olympians Association [WOA] Treasurer Patrick Singleton has been re-elected to his post after a strong vote of confidence at the WOA General Assembly on Thursday. Singleton — a three-time Olympian who competed for Bermuda in the Luge and Skeleton events at the Winter Olympics — was first elected to the WOA in 2011 for... Read more of this article

Video: Winter Olympian Murphy Congratulated

Video: Winter Olympian Murphy Congratulated

Earlier this morning [June 26], Premier Michael Dunkley and Minister of Community, Culture and Sport Wayne Scott joined members of the Bermuda Olympic Association in recognising Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy. Dr. Murphy is the first Bermudian to make an appearance in Olympic skiing, and has represented the island in the last two Winter Olympics Games. This... Read more of this article

NOSPC Comments On Paralympic Games

NOSPC Comments On Paralympic Games

The National Office for Seniors and Physically Challenged [NOSPC] says that they’re looking forward to the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. A spokesperson said, “The National Office for Seniors and Physically Challenged would like to remind the public that the Paralympic flame will be ignited at the Opening Ceremony of the... Read more of this article

Tucker Murphy Finishes 84th In Sochi 15K Event

Tucker Murphy Finishes 84th In Sochi 15K Event

Bermudian Dr. Tucker Murphy’s 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games 15K Free Cross Country Skiing Event saw him improve on his 2010 performance, placing 84th even as he recorded a slower time, according to the official Sochi 2014 website. At the 2010 Winter Olympic Games, Murphy finished 88th overall with a time of 42:39.1; in Sochi, Murphy finished 84th... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Finish 10th In Sochi Games

James & Cipres Finish 10th In Sochi Games

Vanessa James and her partner Morgan Cipres finished in tenth position in the Pairs Figure Skating Event at the Sochi Winter Olympic Games, representing France. The pair recorded an overall score of 179.43; they placed tenth in the Short Programme with a score of 65.36, and 11th in the Free Programme with a score of 114.07. Ms. James and former partner... Read more of this article

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

Houston Media Delete “Idiot” Bermuda Reference

[Updated] After originally reporting that the Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team were a “nod to their country’s proud tradition of looking like idiots,” the Houston Chronicle has now deleted the statement. It was made after the island’s team entered the Olympic stadium in Russia dressed in the traditional Bermuda business... Read more of this article

Bermuda “Wins” Olympic Opening Ceremony

Bermuda “Wins” Olympic Opening Ceremony

We may the smallest team in attendance, but the Bermuda Winter Olympic team made their presence felt at yesterday’s [Feb 7] Opening Ceremony, attracting plenty of attention due to our tradition wearing the island’s signature Bermuda shorts at Olympic events. Fox News even went so far as to declare Bermuda the winner of the Opening Ceremony,... Read more of this article

Vanessa James Competes In Olympic Skating

Vanessa James Competes In Olympic Skating

Bermudian figure skater Vanessa James and partner Morgan Cipres — representing France — took part in the inaugural figure skating team event at Sochi yesterday [Feb 6]. The pair placed seventh with a score of 57.45, earning a total of four points for France, the country they’re representing. The final standings for team figure skating... Read more of this article