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Video: BNV With Donna Raynor & Mia Bean

Video: BNV With Donna Raynor & Mia Bean

Chairperson of Local Organizing Committee for the Carifta Games Donna Raynor and Assistant Chairperson of the Local Organizing Committee Mia Bean are joining Bernews this afternoon [May 11] for the latest episode in the Bernews News & Views series, with Ms Raynor and Ms Bean set to discuss the cancellation of the Carifta Games. The Carifta Games... Read more of this article

NACAC Announces Cancellation Of Carifta

NACAC Announces Cancellation Of Carifta

The Carifta Games — which were scheduled to take place in August in Bermuda after having been previously postponed twice — have been cancelled. A report on the Nation News website said, “Organisers of the 2021 Carifta Games were forced to abandon the meet set for August 13-15 in Hamilton, Bermuda. “In a statement released late on Monday... Read more of this article

Carifta Games Date Changed To August 13-15

Carifta Games Date Changed To August 13-15

The Carifta Games have been rescheduled for a third time, with the Carifta Member Federations agreeing to hold the event from August 13th – 15th, 2021. The announcement was made by North American, Central American, and Caribbean Athletic Association President Mike Sands during a virtual press conference. With the recently announced dates for the Caribbean... Read more of this article

Photos: BNAA Carifta Games Trial Track Meet

Photos: BNAA Carifta Games Trial Track Meet

[Updated with photos] The Bermuda National Athletics Association hosted a Carifta Games Trial Track Meet at the National Sports Center. Ellie Richmond met the Under 20 Women’s Javelin Throw Carita Games 2020 qualifying standard with a top toss of 37.80m. Za’kayza Parsons just missed out on the Under 20 Women’s 100m Dash Carifta Games qualifying... Read more of this article

Carifta Games In Bermuda Scheduled For July

Carifta Games In Bermuda Scheduled For July

The Carifta Games have been rescheduled to take place between July 2 and July 4 in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The 2021 Carifta Games will not be staged on the traditional Easter weekend. Instead, the regional junior track and field championships will take place between July 2 and 4 in Bermuda. “The North American, Central American and... Read more of this article

Video: Carifta 2020 Team Athletes Celebrated

Video: Carifta 2020 Team Athletes Celebrated

While the Carifta Games 2020 were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] is still celebrating the team, noting that they wish to acknowledge our athletes “who put in the hard work and were selected to be part of this team for the 49th Carifta Games.” BNAA President Donna Raynor said, “As... Read more of this article

Covid-19: Carifta Games Postponed Until 2021

Covid-19: Carifta Games Postponed Until 2021

The Government of Bermuda and all of the Caribbean Carifta Countries have made the decision to move the 49th Edition of the Carifta Games to 2021. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, “On behalf of the Bermuda National Athletics Association and the Carifta Local Organizing Committee we would like to advise that following... Read more of this article

Video: Carifta Games Postponed Due To Covid19

Video: Carifta Games Postponed Due To Covid19

[Updated] Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo and Bermuda National Athletics Association [BNAA] president Donna Raynor are holding a press conference this morning [March 13] about the Carifta Games. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update 10.29am: We will have more details... Read more of this article

Antigua & Barbuda Withdraw From Carifta Games

Antigua & Barbuda Withdraw From Carifta Games

[Updated] Citing concerns related to the worldwide spread of Covid-19, Antigua and Barbuda have reportedly withdrawn from the Carifta Games, which are scheduled to be held in Bermuda next month. The report from the Antigua Observer said, “Minister of Sports Daryll Matthew has confirmed the government’s decision to pull out of April’s Carifta... Read more of this article

Bermuda Track Athletes: Medals & New Record

Bermuda Track Athletes: Medals & New Record

Bermuda track athletes Chayse Tanner, Nathan Armstrong, Isabelle Dutranoit, and Nirobi Mills-Smith had strong performances as they recently competed in their respective track and field events. Bermuda National Athletics Association President Donna Raynor said, “We have had another fantastic weekend as our athletes prepare for the upcoming Carifta... Read more of this article

Minister: Bermuda Gears Up For Carifta Games

Minister: Bermuda Gears Up For Carifta Games

“I would encourage those who haven’t already gotten their tickets to go online to Carifta 2020 Bermuda and get your tickets,” Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo said in the House of Assembly, as she urged people to come out and support our athletes. Minister Foggo said, “In just 41 days Bermuda will be... Read more of this article

Minister Foggo Visits National Sports Centre

Minister Foggo Visits National Sports Centre

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo recently visited the National Sports Centre [NSC] field to get an update on the 2020 Carifta Games preparations. A Government spokesperson said, “The Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo visited the National Sports Centre field recently to get an update on the... Read more of this article

Video: Usain Bolt Races In Bermuda In 2004

Video: Usain Bolt Races In Bermuda In 2004

As Bermuda prepares for Carifta Games 2020, which will be held on the island, the event’s organisers have posted a throwback video featuring Usain Bolt when the world-renowned Jamaican track athlete competed in Carifta 2004, also held in Bermuda. During the 2004 event, Bolt broke the 200m world junior record, won three gold medals, and earned... Read more of this article