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Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

Twitterverse Praises Bermuda’s Olympic Team

The traditional Bermuda shorts worn by our Winter Olympic team have attracted attention in the Twitterverse after the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in South Korea today, with some even saying they think we deserve a gold medal simply for the shorts. Tucker Murphy is representing Bermuda, with the cross-country skier making his third... Read more of this article

James & Cipres Start Competing In Olympics

James & Cipres Start Competing In Olympics

Vanessa James — who lives in Bermuda as a child — and her partner Morgan Cipres began competing in the Pyeongchang Winter Olympic Games 2018 on the Opening Day of competition. The pair, representing France in the Team Event Pair Skating Short Program, finished in 6th with a score of 68.49. Russian pair Evgenia Tarasova and Vladimir Morozov... Read more of this article

Photos: Bermuda At Winter Olympics Opening

Photos: Bermuda At Winter Olympics Opening

Bermuda’s Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy is taking part in the opening ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang today [Feb 9], with the cross-country skier making his third appearance at the Winter Olympics. As is tradition, Dr. Murphy sported Bermuda shorts among athletes dressed mostly in warm winter gear given the chilly temperatures,... Read more of this article

Winter Olympics: Murphy To Represent Bermuda

Winter Olympics: Murphy To Represent Bermuda

Marking his third appearance at the Winter Olympics, Bermudian cross-country skier Tucker Murphy will compete in the Men’s 15K Free Individual Start cross-country ski event.Murphy, 36, will be accompanied by his Coach Pepa Miloucheva, and Assistant Coach/Waxer Jeff Shaw, as well as Chef de Mission Lawrence [Mike] Murphy, and Sean Field-Lament who... Read more of this article

Video: James, Cipres Win European Short Skate

Video: James, Cipres Win European Short Skate

[Updated] Bermuda born figure skater Vanessa James and her partner Morgan Ciprès, who skate for France, have made an impressive start at the 2018 European Figure Skating Championships in Moscow, Russia, winning the pairs short programme with 77.52 points.The pair, who won bronze at the 2017 Championships, produced an impressive display that took... Read more of this article

Leseur Competes In Moguls In Deer Valley

Leseur Competes In Moguls In Deer Valley

Bermuda Winter Olympic hopeful Matthew Leseur was back in action on the second day, competing in the World Cup – Men’s Moguls in Deer Valley. In the second round of competition, Leseur finished 36th with a score of 65.57. Mikael Kingsbury from Canada finished for the 48th time in first-place in his career, the most of any freestyle skier... Read more of this article

Murphy Finishes 12th In Turkey Skiing Event

Murphy Finishes 12th In Turkey Skiing Event

Bermuda’s Tucker Murphy was back in action again competing in a Kandilli / Erzurum Cross Country Skiing event in Turkey and he recorded his best finish to date. Murphy competed in the FIS – Men’s 15 km F Race finishing 12th clocking a time of 42:12.0. Murphy finished 6:05.4 behind winner Hamza Dursun from Turkey who clocked 36:06.6,... Read more of this article

Murphy Competes In Skiing Event In Turkey

Murphy Competes In Skiing Event In Turkey

Bermuda Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy was back in action again competing in a Kandilli / Erzurum Cross Country Skiing event in Turkey.Murphy competed in the FIS – Men’s 15 km F Race for a third time finishing 21st clocking a time of 52:46.0. Murphy finished 9:23.2 behind winner Damir Rastic from the Republic of Serbia who clocked 43.22.8,... Read more of this article

Murphy Competes In Skiing Event In Turkey

Murphy Competes In Skiing Event In Turkey

Bermuda Winter Olympian Tucker Murphy was back in action competing in the Kandilli / Erzurum Cross Country Skiing event in Turkey. Murphy competed in the FIS – Men’s 15 km F Race finished 14th clocking a time of 42.49.9. Murphy finished 6:49.6 behind the winner Damir Rastic from the Republic of Serbia who clocked 36.00.3, Omer Aycicek from... Read more of this article

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