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Perinchief And Penruddocke To Carry Flags

Perinchief And Penruddocke To Carry Flags

Triple jumper Jah-Nhai Perinchief and sailor Adriana Penruddocke have been named as Bermuda’s flag bearers for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Paris on Friday [July 26]. Both athletes are making their Olympic debuts. Bermuda will be represented by eight athletes in five different sports at the Games. Katura Horton-Perinchief, the Bermuda... Read more of this article

Bernews Launches Website For Games Coverage

Bernews Launches Website For Games Coverage

In anticipation of the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Paris, Bernews has launched a new website Bermuda2024.com, designed to keep our viewers updated on the island’s ten athletes representing the island this summer, as well as provide historical information about Bermuda’s participation in the Games going back almost 100 years. Our... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Yushae DeSilva-Andrade

Video: Interview With Yushae DeSilva-Andrade

It’s showtime, literally, as Paralympian Yushae DeSilva-Andrade spoke with professional boxer Andre “Showtime” Lambe, who interviewed her as as part of Bernews ‘Best Interview the Best’ series. DeSilva-Andrade believes she is better prepared to handle the big occasion when she competes in boccia at the Paralympic Games in Paris.... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Paralympian Jessica Lewis

Video: Interview With Paralympian Jessica Lewis

Jessica Lewis – who will become the first Bermudian to make four appearances in the Paralympic Games — recently spoke with another top Bermudian athlete, with Dage Minors interviewing her on behalf of Bernews as part of the ‘Best Interview the Best’ series. Lewis has represented Bermuda at the 2012 London Games, the 2016... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Adriana Penruddocke

Video: Interview With Adriana Penruddocke

Bermuda sailor Adriana Penruddocke – in an interview with tennis player Gavin Manders –  said she is excited to experience her first Olympic Games in Paris, where she will make her debut at just 24-years-old. Penruddocke will continue Bermuda’s proud sailing tradition at the Olympics, following in the sails of Peter Bromby, Kirk Cooper,... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Olympian Dara Alizadeh

Video: Interview With Olympian Dara Alizadeh

Dara Alizadeh – in an interview with Bermuda women’s football captain Eva Frazzoni — said he is looking forward to an Olympic Games with “fans in the stands” after competing in an empty venue at the Tokyo Games three years ago, noting that the best part is that his family will be able to watch him compete on the biggest stage... Read more of this article

BOA Announces Partnership With Maurten

BOA Announces Partnership With Maurten

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced a partnership with Maurten, a global leader in sports nutrition, for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics. A spokesperson said, “Maurten, a global leader in sports nutrition, is proud to announce its official sponsorship of Bermuda’s Olympic team for the Paris 2024 Summer Olympics. This new and exciting... Read more of this article

Video: Interview With Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Video: Interview With Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Bermuda triple jumper Jah-Nhai Perinchief – in an interview with professional footballer LeiLanni Nesbeth — said he is determined to make a mark when he competes at his first Olympic Games in Paris. Qualifying as one of the top 35 ranked men’s triple jumpers, Perinchief believes he is ready to shine on the biggest stage after narrowly... Read more of this article

Video: Olympic Medalist Clarence Hill Interview

Video: Olympic Medalist Clarence Hill Interview

Bermuda’s most decorated boxer Clarence Hill has encouraged the island’s Olympians and Paralympians to aspire for greatness in Paris. Hill, who became the island’s first Olympic medal winner when he claimed bronze in the heavyweight division at the 1976 Montreal Games, describes competing against the best athletes in the world as an unforgettable... Read more of this article

French Consul Sends Best Wishes To Athletes

French Consul Sends Best Wishes To Athletes

The French Honorary Consul in Bermuda extended her best wishes to the Bermuda Olympic and Paralympic teams as they prepare to compete in Paris, France. A spokesperson said, “The Honorary Consul of France wishes ‘Bonne chance’ and ‘Bon voyage’ to the Bermuda Olympic Delegation as they prepare to travel to Paris this week. “The... 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

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

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

Audio: Podcast With Dame Flora Duffy

Audio: Podcast With Dame Flora Duffy

In the latest episode of The Convex Conversion, Olympic Gold medalist Dame Flora Duffy discussed her challenging journey to the Paris 2024 start line after a severe knee injury. The episode description says, “When reigning Olympic Gold triathlete Dame Flora Duffy takes her place on the pontoon on the Seine in Paris in three weeks’ time, it marks... Read more of this article

Paralympic Association Officially Announce Team

Paralympic Association Officially Announce Team

The Bermuda Paralympic Association have now ‘officially’ announced Bermuda’s team for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris, with Yushae DeSilva Andrade and Jessica Lewis set to represent Bermuda. The Bermuda Paralympic Association said, “We are excited to officially announce that Yushae DeSilva Andrade [Boccia] and Jessica Lewis [Para... Read more of this article

Meet Bermuda’s Olympians And Paralympians

Meet Bermuda’s Olympians And Paralympians

[Written by Stephen Wright] With the Olympic Games and Paralympic Games in Paris on the horizon, Bernews takes a closer look at the ten athletes who will represent Bermuda on the biggest stages of all. Name: Dame Flora Duffy Age: 36 Sport: Triathlon Event: Women’s individual Date: July 31 Venue: Pont Alexandre III Olympic appearances: [4] Beijing... Read more of this article