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Trott Selected To Officiate At Concacaf U17

Trott Selected To Officiate At Concacaf U17

Natasha Trott has been selected to officiate at the CONCACAF Women’s Under 17 Qualifying Tournament which will take place from October 20th to November 1st, 2021, at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, FL, USA. Following the withdrawal of a number of teams due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, which resulted in an uneven number of teams per group, CONCACAF... Read more of this article

Goslings Launches “Flora Gold” Bermuda Rum

Goslings Launches “Flora Gold” Bermuda Rum

Gosling’s is launching a limited release aged rum — called ‘Flora Gold’ — in collaboration with Olympic gold medalist Flora Duffy, with 15 bottles, which have been signed by Ms Duffy, set to be auctioned with proceeds to benefit the Flora Fund, which supports aspiring Bermudian athletes.A spokesperson said, “Goslings... Read more of this article

Trio Attain Impressive Results In UK Swim Meets

Trio Attain Impressive Results In UK Swim Meets

Three Harbour swimmers Giada Dudley-Pun, Finn Moseley, and Sam Williamson were in action swimming in the first short course meet of the season at the Lindsay Powell Memorial Meet held at the Plymouth Life Centre in Plymouth, England. The meet was the first opportunity to post-qualification times for the main event of the short course season – the... Read more of this article

Fischer & Blair Academy Defeat Mercerburg

Fischer & Blair Academy Defeat Mercerburg

Sydney Fischer and her Blair Academy Varsity Field Hockey teammates returned to their winning ways with an 8 – 0 win over Mercerburg Academy. Blair leading goal scorer Ella Gaitan led the way with five goals Maddie Miller added two goals, with Avery Robertson adding the other. Related StoriesSydney Fischer Scores In Blair... Read more of this article

Video: Nia Christopher Scores In Towson Draw

Video: Nia Christopher Scores In Towson Draw

Nia Christopher scored for the Towson University women’s soccer team, marking her 12th goal of the season, with the Bermudian footballer now tied for third for goals in a single season in Towson history. The school’s match report said, “Nia Christopher scored in on the Towson University women’s soccer team’s final chance in... Read more of this article

Robinson Scores Twice In Thomas College Win

Robinson Scores Twice In Thomas College Win

Bermuda’s Shane Robinson scored twice for Thomas College Men’s Soccer team as they played to a 6-0 victory over University of Maine – Presque Isle. The school’s match report said, “Men’s Soccer rebounded from their tough loss earlier this week with a commanding 6-nil win over University of Maine – Presque Isle. “Thomas... Read more of this article

Video: Students Pay Tribute To Flora Duffy

Video: Students Pay Tribute To Flora Duffy

The Department of Culture has released a tribute video featuring students, including the Tri-Headz kids, poet Alay Burgess Rocker, the Y7, Y8, and Y9 arts students of Warwick Academy, and Bermudian students in Dubai sharing the “ways Bermuda’s Olympic gold winner Flora Duffy has inspired them.” The video description says, “TheTri-Headz... Read more of this article

Detre Bell Makes Season-High Five Saves

Detre Bell Makes Season-High Five Saves

Bermudian goalkeeper Detre Bell made a season-high five saves to help the University of Louisville men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over North Carolina. The school’s match report said, “Aboubacar Camara scored twice in the final four minutes to lift the University of Louisville men’s soccer team to a 2-0 victory over North Carolina... Read more of this article

Sandcastle To Celebrate Flora Duffy Day

Sandcastle To Celebrate Flora Duffy Day

In celebration of Flora Duffy Day, Bermuda Sandcastle Competition organisers created a sandcastle aimed at celebrating the Olympic gold medalist, whose win gave Bermuda the distinction of being the smallest nation in the world to win a gold medal at the Summer Olympics. Posting the images on the Bermuda Sandcastle Competition’s Facebook page, the... Read more of this article

Photos: 3D Look At Flora Duffy Celebration

Photos: 3D Look At Flora Duffy Celebration

Flora Duffy returned to the Island on October 11, and crowds lined the streets to celebrate the arrival of Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medalist, and you take a look at some virtual 3D popup images from the special celebratory motorcade. The massive welcome from Bermudians gave evidence to the excitement surrounding Ms Duffy’s return, with some... Read more of this article

Video: Sunday Oct 17th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

Video: Sunday Oct 17th ‘Good News’ Spotlight

News that the island celebrated Flora Duffy’s return home, Joseph Weeks won the National Globe Award, Izabella Arnold was called to the Bermuda Bar, and a round up campaign at MarketPlace raised nearly $60K for two charities were all some of the positive news stories from the past week.Other good news stories included Jonte Smith scoring twice... Read more of this article

Rugby: Bermuda Win RAN’s Seven’s Opener

Rugby: Bermuda Win RAN’s Seven’s Opener

Bermuda has defeated Guyana in their opening Fireminds Rugby Americas North Sevens match in the Turks and Caicos, winning by a score of 15 – 7. Jahniko Francis gave Bermuda the lead just minutes before the halftime break, after some good work by Stephan Smith. Early in the second half Tashon De Silva doubled the lead, Jamie Baum broke through the... Read more of this article

Bermudian Summits Mount Kilimanjaro

Bermudian Summits Mount Kilimanjaro

Raygina Fox, a Bermudian living in California, recently reached the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania, Africa – the highest free standing mountain in the world — with the Bermudian flag making the trek with her. Ms Fox attended East End Primary in Bermuda before moving to the United States, with family in St. David’s and St.... Read more of this article