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Queen’s Baton Visits 68 Nations & Territories

Queen’s Baton Visits 68 Nations & Territories

The 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay has now visited 68 nations and territories of the Commonwealth — including Bermuda — in 253 days, with visits to Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales remaining in the international journey. A spokesperson said, “In recent weeks the Baton has visited Commonwealth nations and territories spanning North America,... Read more of this article

Minors Thrilled To Qualify For Commonwealth

Minors Thrilled To Qualify For Commonwealth

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dage Minors said he is “over the moon” after qualifying in both of his events for the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, which starts next month. Minors left it late to qualify in the 1,500 metres, his favoured discipline, hitting the mark at the Portland Track Festival in Oregon last weekend. It was the 26-year-old’s... Read more of this article

17 Athletes Set For 2022 Commonwealth Games

17 Athletes Set For 2022 Commonwealth Games

Bermuda’s team for the upcoming Commonwealth Games — which will be held Birmingham, UK from July 28-August 9th — has been named, with the island set to be represented by seventeen athletes in five different sports. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association is pleased to announce the selection of Team Bermuda for the... Read more of this article

Video: Flora Duffy’s Commonwealth Games Story

Video: Flora Duffy’s Commonwealth Games Story

Commonwealth Sport has released a video titled ‘Flora Duffy | My Commonwealth Games Story,’ featuring an interview with the athlete that serves to highlight her gold medal victory in the last Commonwealth Games. The video’s description says, “Four years ago, Flora Duffy stormed to victory to win the first gold medal of the 21st Commonwealth... Read more of this article

Queen’s Baton Relay Completes Bermuda Visit

Queen’s Baton Relay Completes Bermuda Visit

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay has completed its visit to Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay has completed its visit to Bermuda, the 62nd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting. “The Baton arrived on Sunday, May 22nd 2022 and was officially welcomed by Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

Photos: Queen’s Baton Relay Tours Bermuda

[Updated with video] The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Bermuda – the 62nd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting – this week, and has toured the island from east to west, with many notable people involved.Bernews caught up with the Baton in the west end yesterday, which involved... Read more of this article

Queen’s Baton Relay Two Day Tour Schedule

Queen’s Baton Relay Two Day Tour Schedule

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced the schedule of events that will take place during the Queen’s Baton Relay from Sunday [May 22] to Monday [May 23]. A spokesperson said, “As we anticipate the Queen’s Baton Relay’s arrival to our shores, we would like to also invite the public to join us in celebration as we show off our... Read more of this article

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda On May 22

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda On May 22

The Birmingham 2022 Queen’s Baton Relay will arrive in Bermuda on May 22, marking the 62nd destination out of the 72 Commonwealth nations and territories it will be visiting. A spokesperson said, “On Sunday May 22nd 2022, Peter Dunne, Bermuda Olympic Association President and Branwen Smith-King, Bermuda Olympic Association Secretary General,... Read more of this article

Athlete Tyrone Smith Jumping Out Of Retirement

Athlete Tyrone Smith Jumping Out Of Retirement

[Written by Stephen Wright] Long jumper Tyrone Smith hopes for one last hurrah at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this summer after coming out of retirement. The three-times Olympian called time on his athletics career 12 months ago – despite having met the standard for Birmingham – after missing out on reaching the Olympic Games in Tokyo. However,... Read more of this article

BOA Announces Commonwealth Games Team

BOA Announces Commonwealth Games Team

Dame Flora Duffy, Tyler Smith, Erica Hawley, Tyler Butterfield, Jah-Nhai Perinchief, Caitlyn Bobb, Sakari Famous, Caitlin Conyers, Madelyn Moore, and Emma Harvey are set to represent Bermuda at the 2022 Commonwealth Games which will be held this summer in Birmingham, UK.A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] today announced... Read more of this article

Commonwealth Federation Appoint Arantxa King

Commonwealth Federation Appoint Arantxa King

The Commonwealth Games Federation [CGF] has appointed Bermudian Arantxa King as their first Ethics Officer. A statement from the organisation said, “The Commonwealth Games Federation [CGF] is delighted to announce the appointment of its first Ethics Officer and a further four members to its Ethics Commission. “The CGF Ethics Commission... Read more of this article

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda In 2022

Queen’s Baton To Arrive In Bermuda In 2022

The Queen’s Baton will arrive in Bermuda on May 22, 2022, as part of the Queen’s Baton Relay leading up to the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games. The statement from the Birmingham 2022 website said, “The international route spans an impressive 269 days, spending between two and four days in each nation or territory, covering approximately... Read more of this article

Dage Minors Named BOA’S eqUIP Intern

Dage Minors Named BOA’S eqUIP Intern

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced that Dage Minors has been appointed as its Commonwealth Games Federation eqUIP Intern. A spokesperson said, “During this twelve-month, part-time assignment, Mr. Minors will assist the BOA with special projects, general administration and other preparations for Bermuda’s participation in the Birmingham 2022... Read more of this article