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Video: Tyler Christopher Interview & Training

Video: Tyler Christopher Interview & Training

[Written by Stephen Wright] Boxer Tyler Christopher will make his long-awaited return from injury when he faces Cameroonian Serge Ambomo in Birmingham, England, on May 18. Christopher has not fought since his points victory over Connor Meanwell in Edgbaston, Birmingham, in which he fractured his left hand in October last year. The 27-year-old is scheduled... Read more of this article

Thomas-Bassett Impresses In Goal In Spain

Thomas-Bassett Impresses In Goal In Spain

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian goalkeeper Xavier Thomas-Bassett showcased his potential for the International Development Valencia Under-14 side at the Mediterranean International Cup in Costa Brava, Spain, this week. Thomas-Bassett was selected for the competition, which brings together talented youngsters from around the world, after impressing... Read more of this article

Toby Madeiros Wins Georgia State Vault Title

Toby Madeiros Wins Georgia State Vault Title

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian Toby Madeiros made a triumphant return to action after two months out through injury to win the vault at the recent USA Gymnastics Georgia Men’s State Championship. Madeiros, 15, competed in all six events at Level 7 and also finished runner-up in the high bar in the competition at the Gymnastix Training Centre... Read more of this article

Report: Nathan Trott Set For West Ham Talks

Report: Nathan Trott Set For West Ham Talks

[Written by Stephen Wright] Goalkeeper Nathan Trott is set for talks with West Ham United regarding his future at the Premier League club, according to British website Football Insider. It is understood West Ham are yet to make a final decision on the Bermudian, whose contract expires at the end of the season. The 25-year-old has been on loan at Danish... Read more of this article

North Encouraged By Lindo’s Doubleheader

North Encouraged By Lindo’s Doubleheader

[Written by Stephen Wright] Jason North, the Bermuda Karting Club president, said he would like to turn the Lindo’s Doubleheader Race Weekend into an annual event. The inaugural two-day competition was held at the Bermuda Motorsports Park in Southside, St David’s, last weekend, and despite the final day being affected by wet and windy weather, North... Read more of this article

Ben Smith Backs Swimmers For Medal Haul

Ben Smith Backs Swimmers For Medal Haul

[Written by Stephen Wright] Ben Smith, the national swimming coach, is confident the island’s swimmers can achieve a medal haul at the Carifta Swimming Age Group Championships in the Bahamas. The 15-strong team – Rory Shepherd, Scarlett Spurling, Dominic Wright, Noah Maranzana, Katherine Wheddon, Conor Hupman, Brandon Adkins, Adriana Argent, Thomas... Read more of this article

OpenMat Athletes Win Medals In Florida

OpenMat Athletes Win Medals In Florida

[Written by Stephen Wright] Lonnie Bascome and Ramazan Ramazanov won bronze medals for OpenMat Bermuda at the Pan IBJJF Jiu-Jitsu Championship in Kissimmee, Florida, at the weekend. Bascome, who won gold in the purple belt lightweight division at the championship two years ago, enjoyed a podium finish in the brown belt category. Ramazanov continued... Read more of this article

Remember When: Perozzi Makes Pro Debut

Remember When: Perozzi Makes Pro Debut

[Written by Stephen Wright] It’s been exactly 21 years since Bermudian boxer Teresa Perozzi made her professional debut. Perozzi defeated American Nicole Conant by split decision at The Aladdin in Las Vegas in a four-round light-heavyweight contest on March 21, 2003. The southpaw retired almost ten years ago after losing by technical knockout to Kali... Read more of this article

Kenni Thompson To Play At Vitality Stadium

Kenni Thompson To Play At Vitality Stadium

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kenni Thompson looks set to play for AFC Bournemouth Women at the Vitality Stadium – the home of the Bournemouth men’s team – on Sunday [March 24]. Thompson and her team-mates will face Keynsham Town Ladies in front of an expected crowd of 6,000 spectators in the FA Women’s National League Division One South West. AFC... Read more of this article

Sachiel Ming Relishing Saudi Experience

Sachiel Ming Relishing Saudi Experience

[Written by Stephen Wright] Sachiel Ming said he is determined to “soak up the experience” of the Fifa Series in Saudi Arabia after being called up to the Bermuda senior squad for the first time. He was among five under-20 players named in coach Michael Findlay’s 23-man squad for the series, a pilot project launched to provide international friendly... Read more of this article

Barnes Reflects On Clean Sweep In Orlando

Barnes Reflects On Clean Sweep In Orlando

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes has reflected on his best race weekend yet with new team Maranello Karts USA after completing a clean sweep of wins in the final round of the Rok USA Florida Winter Tour in Orlando last weekend. The Bermudian, competing in a field of 18 drivers in the Shifter Masters, won all three heats, the pre-final, qualifying... Read more of this article

Dara Alizadeh Thrilled To Qualify For Olympics

Dara Alizadeh Thrilled To Qualify For Olympics

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermuda rower Dara Alizadeh says he is “over the moon” to have qualified for a second successive Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Alizadeh, who competed in the single skulls at the Tokyo Olympics, needed to finish in the top five of the 19 contenders at the World Rowing Americas Regatta in Rio de Janeiro last weekend. The... Read more of this article

Remember When: Leverock’s World Cup Catch

Remember When: Leverock’s World Cup Catch

[Written by Stephen Wright] It has been 17 years since Dwayne “Sluggo” Leverock took “the catch that shook the world” in Bermuda’s unforgettable game against India at the ICC Cricket World Cup. Bermuda, one of six qualifiers at the World Cup, took on star-studded India in a group match at the Queen’s Park Oval, Port of Spain, Trinidad, on... Read more of this article

Bermuda Athletes Win Medals At Phoenix Wushu

Bermuda Athletes Win Medals At Phoenix Wushu

[Written by Stephen Wright] Athletes from the Bermuda Sanshou Association will return to the island with 13 medals from the recent Phoenix Wushu Nationals in Phoenix, Arizona. Kaelin Cox claimed two gold and three silver medals in taolu [a set of stylised movements]. Meanwhile, there were gold medal wins in sanda [Chinese kickboxing] for Krista Dyer,... Read more of this article

Jessica Lewis On Season Goals And More

Jessica Lewis On Season Goals And More

[Written by Stephen Wright] Jessica Lewis believes she is approaching her peak as an athlete as she builds towards the Paralympic Games in Paris this summer. The 30-year-old recently won her second Female Athlete of the Year award in recognition of her gold medal display in the T53 100 metres at the Parapan Am Games in Santiago, Chile, in November last... Read more of this article

Fight Night Champion Event Postponed

Fight Night Champion Event Postponed

[Written by Stephen Wright] Fight Night Champion scheduled for The Shed in Dockyard on March 30 has been postponed because of “unforeseen circumstances” and rescheduled for May 25. The event was to be co-headlined by Bermudian professional boxers Andre Lambe and Nikki Bascome. Epic Entertainment, the promoter, told Bernews: “Due to unforeseen... Read more of this article