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Minister Peets’ Trip To Jamaica Cost $2,704.19

Minister Peets’ Trip To Jamaica Cost $2,704.19

A trip in April 2022 by Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr Ernest Peets to Kingston, Jamaica for the 49th 2022 Carifta Games cost $2,704.19, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from April 14, 2022 – April 19, 2022, and the web page listing said, “Dr. The Hon Ernest Peets,... Read more of this article

Minister Meets With Bermuda’s Carifta Teams

Minister Meets With Bermuda’s Carifta Teams

Members of Bermuda’s Carifta Teams recently met with the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets, who congratulated them on their success at the 2022 Games. A Government spokesperson said, “As the public is aware last month the Carifta Games took place in Jamaica and Barbados, with Bermudian athletes delivering outstanding performances... Read more of this article

Column: ‘Why Can’t We Compete With Jamaica?’

Column: ‘Why Can’t We Compete With Jamaica?’

[Column written by Dr. Freddie Evans] Despite Bermuda having a lot to celebrate after the 49th Carifta Games held in Kingston, Jamaica. One of the first questions I was asked upon my return is “Why can’t we compete with Jamaica?” After the Covid cancellation of Carifta for the last two years, the Bermuda National Athletic Association [BNAA] and... Read more of this article

Bean Envisages Bright Future For Athletes

Bean Envisages Bright Future For Athletes

[Written by Stephen Wright] DeVon Bean, the Bermuda director of athletics, believes strong foundations were laid by the island’s talented crop of young athletes at the Carifta Games. Bean said the 20-strong team exceeded expectations at the region’s most prestigious athletics meet by winning three medals in Kingston, Jamaica, over the Easter weekend. Caitlyn... Read more of this article

Swimmers Win Another Seven Carifta Medals

Swimmers Win Another Seven Carifta Medals

Bermuda swimmers continued competing at the 2022 Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, winning another seven medals last night [April 19], bringing their overall medal tally to an impressive nineteen. Violet Smith won gold medal and Arabella Newport Derbyshire claimed a bronze medal in the 11-12 girls 200m backstroke to give Bermuda two places... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimming Day 4 Preliminary Results

Carifta Swimming Day 4 Preliminary Results

The preliminaries on the fourth day of the 2022 Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados have concluded, with multiple Bermuda swimmers — who have already won a total of 12 medals — advancing to the finals. During the 11-12 girls 50 meter freestyle Arabella Newport Derbyshire finished 16th clocking a time of 31.73, while Violet Smith finished... Read more of this article

Minister Peets Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Minister Peets Congratulates Carifta Athletes

Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport Dr. Ernest Peets congratulated Bermuda’s Carifta Team, who have won several medals at the 2022 Games, and had many other stand out performances. A Government spokesperson said, “As the public is aware the 2022 Carifta Games have been taking place in Jamaica and Barbados these past few days, with Bermudian athletes... Read more of this article

Swimmers Win Four More Carifta Medals

Swimmers Win Four More Carifta Medals

Bermuda swimmers continued competing on the third day of the 2022 Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, winning another four medals to bring the team’s overall tally to 12. Bermuda captured another gold when Arabella Newport Derbyshire won the 11-12 girls 200m butterfly in a time of 2:39.10, and Marleigh Howes won a silver medal during the... Read more of this article

Caitlyn Bobb Ranked 10th In World 400m U20

Caitlyn Bobb Ranked 10th In World 400m U20

After her impressive showing at the 2022 Carifta Games in Jamaica, Bermuda’s Caitlyn Bobb is now ranked 10th in the world in the 400m under 20 division, and she has also attainted a rank of 90th in the world’s senior division. Bobb claimed a bronze medal in the U20 400m at the Carifta Games with a season best time of 53.12, and she was also... Read more of this article

Videos: 4×400 Relay Teams Win Carifta Medals!

Videos: 4×400 Relay Teams Win Carifta Medals!

Bermuda’s relay teams made a spectacular showing at the Carifta Games in Jamaica this evening [April 18] to claim two medals in the 4×400 relays, with the U17 team claiming a silver medal, while the U20 team won a bronze medal. Screenshot from the broadcast showing the U17 4×400 relay results:Video of the U17 4×400 relay:Screenshot... Read more of this article

Carifta Swimming Day 3 Preliminary Results

Carifta Swimming Day 3 Preliminary Results

Bermuda swimmers continued competing on the third day of the 2022 Carifta Swimming Championships in Barbados, and the preliminary results from the morning session are below, with multiple swimmers set to appear in the finals later today. During the 11-12 girls 200 meter individual medley Violet Smith finished 9th clocking 2:55.76, Myeisha Sharrieff... Read more of this article

2022 Carifta: Track & Field Day Two Results

2022 Carifta: Track & Field Day Two Results

The second day of the track and field portion of the 2022 Carifta Games continued in Jamaica with Bermuda’s team making strong showings. J’auza James continued competing in the U20 octathlon, he took to the track for the 110 meter hurdles where he finished 9th clocking a time of 19.20, he finished first in the 1500 meter run clocking a time... Read more of this article

Carifta: Bermuda Finish 4th In Two 4×100 Relays

Carifta: Bermuda Finish 4th In Two 4×100 Relays

Bermuda’s 4×100 women’s relay teams have made excellent showings at the 2022 Carifta Games in Jamaica this evening [April 17], with both the U17 and U20 teams placing 4th, and in one case, just 0.01 second off a medal. Considering the Caribbean consistently produces many of the best sprinters in world, claiming two 4th places in the... Read more of this article