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Video: Premier Meets With Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Video: Premier Meets With Jah-Nhai Perinchief

[Updated] Premier David Burt is meeting with Commonwealth Games medalist Jah-Nhai Perinchief at the Cabinet Office this afternoon [Sept 2]. We will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below. Update: The live broadcast has concluded and the 5-minute replay is below Update: Premier and Minister of Finance David... Read more of this article

DeRosa Marks First For Bermuda At Games

DeRosa Marks First For Bermuda At Games

Among a number of accomplishments for the island at the 2022 Commonwealth Games was the historic appearance by Tiara DeRosa, who became the first Bermudian woman to compete in the discus throw at this level. According to the listings on the official website, DeRosa’s appearance at the Games marked only the second time Bermuda has been represented... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

Wallpaper Wednesday: Jah-Nhai Perinchief

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features Bermudian athlete Jah-Nhai Perinchief, who literally leaped into history, as he won the bronze medal in the triple jump at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, cementing himself as one of Bermuda’s best ever jumpers. The design is available in three different... Read more of this article

Perinchief Leapt More Than Two Bus Lengths

Perinchief Leapt More Than Two Bus Lengths

To put Jah-Nhai Perinchief‘s Commonwealth Games medal winning performance into context, he jumped further than two Bermuda buses – the full length, not width. We did the math, and his stunning leap was around 2.5 feet longer than the length of two of the new electric buses combined. The 24-year-old became the first Bermudian to medal in... Read more of this article

“It’s Been A Fantastic Games For Bermuda”

“It’s Been A Fantastic Games For Bermuda”

[Written by Stephen Wright] The Commonwealth Games in Birmingham might be Bermuda’s best-ever collective showing at a major multi-sport event. It began ten days ago when Flora Duffy stormed to the gold medal in the individual triathlon at Sutton Park and finished with Jah-Nhai Perinchief emerging as the island’s next sporting superstar after clinching... Read more of this article

Video: Perinchief On Commonwealth Medal Win

Video: Perinchief On Commonwealth Medal Win

[Updated + Written by Stephen Wright] Jah-Nhai Perinchief etched his name into the annals of Bermudian sporting history after winning the bronze medal in the triple jump at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Perinchief’s first attempt of 16.92 metres earned him a spot on the podium on the final day of the competition at an atmospheric Alexander... Read more of this article

Cyclists Finish Commonwealth Road Race

Cyclists Finish Commonwealth Road Race

[Updated] Bermuda’s final day of competition at the 2022 Commonwealth Games concluded in impressive fashion, as following the track & field medal win, the island’s cyclists all made a strong showings in the road race this morning [Aug 7] in Birmingham. All three Bermuda cyclists finished the race, which by itself is no small feat considering... Read more of this article

Updates: 2022 Commonwealth Games

Updates: 2022 Commonwealth Games

[Updating | Bermuda has won two medals!] The Commonwealth Games is now underway in Birmingham, UK with the event running until August 8, and we will be bringing you live text, photo and video updates of the event as able. Bermuda’s team includes Dame Flora Duffy, Tyler Butterfield, Erica Hawley, Tyler Smith, Caitlin Conyers, Kaden Hopkins, Conor White,... Read more of this article

Perinchief Wins Medal At Commonwealth Games

Perinchief Wins Medal At Commonwealth Games

[Updating] Bermuda’s Jah-Nhai Perinchief  made an outstanding showing to win a bronze medal in the triple jump at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham this morning [Aug 7]. He came out with a major leap to start, a distance of 16.92, which earned him the bronze medal and Bermuda’s second medal of these Games. The event has just concluded... Read more of this article

Notable Hand Over In Commonwealth Relay

Notable Hand Over In Commonwealth Relay

One handover during the team triathlon at the Commonwealth Games was without precedent in the event’s triathlon history — as the only 2-time champion in the world handed over to the only competitor in the world to compete over a 20 year span — and it was the team from Bermuda that claims the distinction. The handover from Dame Flora... Read more of this article

Hopkins To Serve As Flag Bearer For Bermuda

Hopkins To Serve As Flag Bearer For Bermuda

Cyclist Kaden Hopkins will serve as the Flag Bearer for Bermuda at the 2022 Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony, the Bermuda Olympic Association announced. A spokesperson said, “Yesterday, following a team Bermuda dinner, Chef de Mission, Donna Raynor announced Kaden Hopkins as Flag Bearer for Team Bermuda at the Birmingham Commonwealth Games Closing... Read more of this article

Bermuda Cyclists Looking Forward To Road Race

Bermuda Cyclists Looking Forward To Road Race

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kaden Hopkins said the Bermuda men’s cycling team hope to “throw a stick in the works” when they compete in the road race at the Commonwealth Games in Birmingham. Hopkins, Conor White, and Nicholas Narraway will team up for the road race, which takes place in Warwick, a market town, 19 miles south-east of Birmingham,... Read more of this article

Saunders Record Still Stands 32 Years Later

Saunders Record Still Stands 32 Years Later

The high jump portion of the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham has concluded, and the record-breaking jump by Bermuda’s Clarence “Nicky” Saunders continues to stand the test of time, remaining unbroken after 32 years. Mr. Saunders – who also made three Olympic appearances for Bermuda – leaped 2.36 metres [7.74ft] at the 1990 Commonwealth... Read more of this article