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Fight City Quartet To Compete In Ohio

Fight City Quartet To Compete In Ohio

[Written by Stephen Wright] Muay Thai fighter Ashton Bell will be eyeing his second title at the Tournament of Champions at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, Ohio, next week. Bell [10-2] claimed the super-middleweight crown in the Novice Division when he debuted at the tournament in Des Moines, Iowa, in 2021. The 29-year-old, who represents Fight... Read more of this article

Mia Fishel Injures ACL On US Duty

Mia Fishel Injures ACL On US Duty

[Written by Stephen Wright] Mia Fishel suffered an anterior cruciate ligament injury yesterday [February 19] while training with the United States women’s national team on the eve of the Concacaf W Gold Cup. Chelsea forward Fishel, whose father is Bermudian, has been replaced in the US squad by Alex Morgan, the San Diego Wave captain. Chelsea confirmed... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes Claims Two Podium Finishes

Scott Barnes Claims Two Podium Finishes

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes continued his impressive start to the karting season after claiming two podium finishes at the Roc Cup USA Florida Winter Tour at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex at the weekend. The island’s top driver, who won the Shifter Masters title in the Skusa Winter Series at the same venue the previous weekend, finished... Read more of this article

Jacob Madeiros On U-20 Call-up And More

Jacob Madeiros On U-20 Call-up And More

[Written by Stephen Wright] Jacob Madeiros only started taking football seriously when he was 14 years old but has earned his first international call-up just three years later. It has been a meteoric rise for Madeiros, who was named in the Bermuda Under-20 squad for the Concacaf Under-20 Championship qualifiers in St Kitts and Nevis. Although Madeiros... Read more of this article

Justin Donawa Set To Join Chorley On Loan

Justin Donawa Set To Join Chorley On Loan

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda winger Justin Donawa is set to join Vanarama National League North promotion-hopefuls Chorley on a month’s loan. Donawa, 27, has scored three goals in 14 matches since joining Altrincham from National League rivals Solihull Moors last summer. He returned to action after injury in a Cheshire Senior Cup tie away... Read more of this article

Southampton Coach Visits DaRock Elite Camp

Southampton Coach Visits DaRock Elite Camp

[Written by Stephen Wright] Youngsters from the DaRock Elite Performance Academy were put through their paces by a Southampton coach during a half-term football camp at BFA Field last week. Ed Kilby, the football development co-ordinator [global] at Sky Bet Championship club Southampton, spent five days sharing his knowledge with the 24 youngsters aged... Read more of this article

Aeziah Divine Joins Top British Racing Team

Aeziah Divine Joins Top British Racing Team

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian motorcycle racer Aeziah Divine has signed for top British development team Microlise Cresswell Racing. The 14-year-old will debut in the R&G British Talent Cup Moto3 class in the premier national championship, the Bennetts British Superbikes [BSB]. Divine met team owner John Cresswell last week to discuss future... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes To Drive In Roc Cup USA

Scott Barnes To Drive In Roc Cup USA

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes will look to build on his impressive start to the year when he races at the Roc Cup USA Florida Winter Tour at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex this weekend. The island’s top karting driver, who won the Shifter Masters class at the Skusa Winter Series at the same venue last weekend, will compete in the second... Read more of this article

Cal Blankendal On Challenge League & More

Cal Blankendal On Challenge League & More

[Written by Stephen Wright] Cal Blankendal, the Bermuda Cricket Board executive director, believes it is vital for the growth of the national team programme to regularly play two international formats as they prepare for the 50-over World Cup Challenge League Play-off in Malaysia. Bermuda have enjoyed success in T20 in recent years, narrowly missing... Read more of this article

Kamau Leverock On Challenge League Play-off

Kamau Leverock On Challenge League Play-off

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kamau Leverock believes the future of Bermudian cricket is at stake after backing the national team to finish their ICC Men’s World Cup Challenge League Play-off in Malaysia undefeated. Bermuda have warmed up for their campaign in India, playing several practice matches, before heading to Malaysia for their group A fixtures... Read more of this article

Bermuda Pub Talk Helped Blummenfelt Win Gold

Bermuda Pub Talk Helped Blummenfelt Win Gold

[Written by Stephen Wright] Norwegian triathlete Kristian Blummenfelt has revealed how a meeting in a pub in Bermuda helped him win the gold medal at the Olympic Games in Tokyo three years ago. Blummenfelt was part of a Norwegian podium sweep in the men’s race at the inaugural World Triathlon Series Bermuda in 2018, finishing second. He was invited... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes Happy With Three-Peat Title

Scott Barnes Happy With Three-Peat Title

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes achieved his goal of a “three-peat” after claiming a third straight Shifter Masters title in the Skusa Winter Series at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex in Florida at the weekend. The island’s top karting driver, competing for Ohio-based Magik Kart USA, went into rounds three and four of the competition... Read more of this article

Simmons Aims For A Busy Year Of Boxing

Simmons Aims For A Busy Year Of Boxing

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian boxer Saundre “Dash” Simmons said he hopes for five or six more fights this year as he looks to build on his promising start in the paid ranks. Simmons won his second successive bout since turning pro at the weekend, stopping American Jayvone Dafney inside the first round of their cruiserweight contest at the... Read more of this article

Adrian Roach Heading To Vegas For Training

Adrian Roach Heading To Vegas For Training

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian amateur boxer Adrian Roach will hone his craft at a two-week training camp under esteemed coach Kay Koroma in Las Vegas next month. Roach, who recently fought at the Brampton Cup in Ontario, Canada, for Crandall University, will train three times a day at the DLX Boxing Gym for the duration of the trip. Koroma is... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis Ready For Dubai Grand Prix

Jessica Lewis Ready For Dubai Grand Prix

[Written by Stephen Wright] Jessica Lewis gets her Dubai 2024 World Para Athletics Grand Prix campaign underway at the Dubai Club for People of Determination tomorrow [February 13]. The Bermudian competes in the T53 100 metres tomorrow at 9.35 am and the T53 400 at 7.43 am on Wednesday. Lewis warmed up for the event, featuring 573 athletes from 71... Read more of this article

Andre Lambe Set To Fight Kenny Paklos

Andre Lambe Set To Fight Kenny Paklos

[Written by Stephen Wright] Boxer Andre Lambe will face American Kenny Paklos in a six-round welterweight bout at The Shed in Dockyard on March 30. The Bermudian will look to improve his record of ten professional wins when he meets Paklos, who has won all three of his outings in the paid ranks. Lambe, 28, overcame the toughest test of his pro career... Read more of this article