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Skye Ferguson Wins BBA Criterium Race

Skye Ferguson Wins BBA Criterium Race

Skye Ferguson, of Winners Edge, claimed victory in the Bermuda Bicycle Association Criterium Race on Sunday [July 14]. Paulo Medeiros, of Winners Edge, competing in the Adult C division, came second and Keon Stevens, of Winners Edge, also competing in the Adult C division, finished third. In the youth 13-14 division, Kelise Wade claimed victory, with... Read more of this article

Desmond Crockwell Jr. Joins BCB As Intern

Desmond Crockwell Jr. Joins BCB As Intern

Desmond Crockwell Jr. joined the Bermuda Cricket Board as an intern through the SkillCraft Youth Internship Program to gain experience in social media marketing. In providing information about himself, Mr. Crockwell said, “I am 17 years old and recently graduated from Somersfield Academy on June 6th. I plan to attend Oxford Brookes University in... Read more of this article

‘The Best Interviews The Best’ Series To Launch

‘The Best Interviews The Best’ Series To Launch

This summer, ten of Bermuda’s Olympic and Paralympic athletes will represent the island on the biggest sporting stage in Paris, and as part of Bernews special coverage leading up to the Games, we are launching a video series highlighting each one of the athletes. Top Athletes To Host The Video Series Our athletes have reached the very pinnacle... Read more of this article

Oliver Betschart Competes In R&A Junior Open

Oliver Betschart Competes In R&A Junior Open

Oliver Betschart is competing in the 2024 R&A Junior Open in Scotland. A spokesperson said, “The 2024 R&A Junior Open is being hosted at Kilmarock [Barassie] Golf Links, Barassie, Scotland. The R&A Junior Open has 116 participants competing in u-16 Boys and Girls divisions from over 70 countries. This marks the second time 15 year... Read more of this article

Somerset Lady Trojans Earn BFA Women’s Title

Somerset Lady Trojans Earn BFA Women’s Title

Somerset Lady Trojans won the BFA Women’s League Championship title for the 2023/24 season. A BFA spokesperson said, “Congratulations to the Somerset Lady Trojans for taking home the BFA Women’s League Championship title for the 2023/24 season! This is their third league title. “The Trojans’ perfect score of 30 points in... Read more of this article

Bermuda Women Defeat Belize In Friendly

Bermuda Women Defeat Belize In Friendly

Goals from Jya Ratteray-Smith and Victoria Davis handed the Bermuda women’s national football team a 2-0 win away to Belize in their second friendly match yesterday [July 14]. Bermuda bounced back from losing 2-0 to Belize in their opening friendly last Thursday, taking the lead in the twelfth minute through Ratteray-Smith before Davis completed the... Read more of this article

Applications Open For Golf Volunteer Program

Applications Open For Golf Volunteer Program

“The Butterfield Bermuda Championship’s BF&M Volunteer Programme for adults and juniors is now accepting online applications. A spokesperson said, “The tournament returns for its sixth year from November 11th to November 17th at Port Royal Golf Course, Southampton. “Over 600 volunteers will be required to fill positions on 17... Read more of this article

OpenMat Athletes Win 13 Medals In Boston

OpenMat Athletes Win 13 Medals In Boston

Athletes from OpenMat Bermuda have returned home with 13 medals from the Grappling Industries BJJ GI and No Gi Round-Robin Tournament in Boston. A team of 12 athletes represented the Brazilian jiu-jitsu gym at the competition on Saturday [July 13]. In the junior division, Dash Irvine won gold in the No Gi and silver in the Gi competitions, Gaia Angeli... Read more of this article

Adam Hall Impresses In Biloxi Shuckers Win

Adam Hall Impresses In Biloxi Shuckers Win

Baseball player Adam Hall played his part in Biloxi Shuckers 7-5 win over the Chattanooga Lookouts in the Double A Southern League at AT&T Field yesterday [July 14]. Hall, who went 2 for 5 with bat, tied the game at 4-4 with an RBI [Run batted in] single into right field. The 25-year-old was promoted to the Shuckers from the Rookie-level ACL Brewers... Read more of this article

Adventure Camps Set For Summer

Adventure Camps Set For Summer

The Bermuda Adventure and Surf BDA will host a series of camps for local youngsters this summer. The Cheese Adventure Camp is for youngsters aged ten and above and will feature surfing, paddleboarding, cliff jumping, exploring beaches and caves. It will run from 8.30 am to 3 pm, with drop-off at the Botanical Gardens. Meanwhile, the Sports Adventure... Read more of this article

Photos: Minister Supports Olympic Team

Photos: Minister Supports Olympic Team

Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport Owen Darrell, met with members of Bermuda’s Olympic Team –  Adriana Penruddock [sailing], Jack Harvey, [swimming] and Emma Harvey [swimming] — as they prepare for the upcoming games. A Government spokesperson said, “Recently as a show of support, the Minister of Tourism, Culture and Sport,... Read more of this article

Inkster Elected As Island Games Chairman

Inkster Elected As Island Games Chairman

Andrew Inkster was elected as the new chairman of the International Island Games at its Annual General Meeting in the Orkney Islands, Scotland. A spokesperson said, “The AGM of the International Island Games was held this week in Orkney Islands [Scotland]. A new chairman, Andrew Inkster, was voted in by the member islands. He is pictured here... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Olympic And Paralympic Venues

Bermuda’s Olympic And Paralympic Venues

Bermuda’s ten Olympic and Paralympic athletes will compete at six different venues in Paris and Marseilles this summer. Bernews takes a closer look: OLYMPIC GAMES VENUES Athletics: The Stade de France Jah-Nhai Perinchief [triple jump] Jah-Nhai Perinchief will grace the country’s largest stadium, which has hosted such events as the Football... Read more of this article

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Video: DeSilva-Andrade Wins Medal In Portugal

Yushae DeSilva-Andrade won a silver medal at the Povoa World Boccia Cup in Portugal today [July 13]. The Bermudian, who competes in the women’s BC1 Division, defeated an opponent from Israel to advance to the semifinals, where she then defeated an opponent from Croatia to advance to the finals, where she lost to Brazil’s Andreza De Oliveira. DeSilva-Andrade... Read more of this article

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Jah-Nhai Perinchief Wins Event In Memphis

Triple jumper Jah-Nhai Perinchief has warmed up for the Olympic Games in Paris by winning the elite men’s event at the Ed Murphey Track Classic in Memphis, Tennessee, on Thursday [July 11]. Perinchief claimed victory with his fifth and final leap of 16.82 metres. The 26-year-old, whose personal best is 17.03, is part of Bermuda’s eight-team squad... Read more of this article

OpenMat Bermuda To Compete In Boston

OpenMat Bermuda To Compete In Boston

OpenMat Bermuda have sent a team of 11 junior and senior athletes to the BJJ GI and No Gi Round-Robin Tournament in Boston, which starts today [July 13]. Representing the Brazilian jiu-jitsu gym are juniors Keegan Dyer, Thea Dyer, Logan Frith, Gaia Angeli, Elias Angeli, Dash Irvine and Giles Roberts. Also competing are adults Jahmali Bridgewater [200lbs],... Read more of this article