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BOA Webinars: Drugs In Sport And Branding

BOA Webinars: Drugs In Sport And Branding

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced that its Athletes’ Commission will be hosting two webinar lectures this month for athletes looking to expand their knowledge around key topics in sport: Drugs in Sport; and Branding. A spokesperson said, “On 13 March 2021 at 3:00 p.m., Colin Ryan, Pharmacist will present “Drugs In Sport”, which... Read more of this article

Alizadeh Qualifies For Tokyo Olympic Games

Alizadeh Qualifies For Tokyo Olympic Games

Dara Alizadeh’s dream has come true, with the athlete qualifying for the Tokyo Olympic Games, where he will represent the island in rowing. Competing in the finals of the World Rowing Americas Olympic Qualification Regatta in Brazil, all but one Olympic qualifying spot for the Men’s Single Sculls were confirmed according to the qualification rules... Read more of this article

Audio: Tyrone Smith Featured On CNN Podcast

Audio: Tyrone Smith Featured On CNN Podcast

Bermudian Tyrone Smith, alongside his wife, fellow Olympian Sandi Morris, recently appeared on CNN’s ‘Coronavirus: Fact Vs Fiction” podcast in order to discuss “their struggles and sacrifices to train over the last year and compete in one last Olympics together as a married couple.” The CNN website said, “When your career... Read more of this article

Team Bermuda Masks To Support Athletes

Team Bermuda Masks To Support Athletes

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] in partnership with Coral Coast Clothing is selling “Team Bermuda” face masks to “help the public show their support, and raise money for Bermuda’s athletes leading up to Tokyo 2020.” A spokesperson said, “The masks, which are reusable and adjustable, retail for $20 each and are available... Read more of this article

BOA/Bermuda Masks For Sale At Coral Coast

BOA/Bermuda Masks For Sale At Coral Coast

The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] in partnership with Coral Coast Clothing is now selling “Team Bermuda” and BOA-branded face masks. A spokesperson said, “The masks, which are reusable and adjustable, and available in pink and blue, retail for $20 each and are available exclusively at the Coral Coast Clothing shop at 15 Front Street in Hamilton. “All... Read more of this article

Dunne & Hawley Elected To BOA Board

Dunne & Hawley Elected To BOA Board

The Bermuda Olympic Association recently held its Annual General Meeting in order to elect officers to replace outgoing Second Vice President Stanley Douglas, and Treasurer Andrew Griffith. Bermuda Bicycle Association President Peter Dunne was elected as the new Second Vice President, with Julia Hawley from the Bermuda Triathlon Association elected... Read more of this article

Simons Represents Bermuda In CANOC AGM

Simons Represents Bermuda In CANOC AGM

Bermuda Olympic Association President Judy Simons took part in the Caribbean Association of National Olympic Committees [CANOC] first virtual AGM which they said “was an important step in displaying the collective determination and indomitable will to not just survive this devastating pandemic but to thrive.” The quote of the AGM was, “This... Read more of this article

Patrick Singleton Returns As WOA Treasurer

Patrick Singleton Returns As WOA Treasurer

The World Olympians Association [WOA] General Assembly was held, with Bermuda’s Patrick Singleton re-elected as the WOA Treasurer. The General Assembly and election took place online due to Covid-19 and associated travel restrictions and social distancing measures. National Olympians Associations [NOAs] joined the assembly from all five continents... Read more of this article

Olympic Tokyo Website Features Clarence Hill

Olympic Tokyo Website Features Clarence Hill

The Olympic Tokyo 2020 website has highlighted Bermuda’s Clarence Hill, whose medal winning performance in 1976 gave the island the distinction of being the smallest nation in the world to win an Olympic medal. A story in the Tokyo 2020 website said, “While winning an Olympic medal is a personal goal for thousands of athletes, for 24 nations... Read more of this article

Video: BNV Sports With Branwen Smith-King

Video: BNV Sports With Branwen Smith-King

The Secretary General of the Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] Branwen Smith-King is joining host Earl Basden today [July 22] for the latest episode in a new Bernews News & Views series on sports. You can watch the live video below, and you can also tune in to the broadcast on Bernews YouTube channel, Facebook page, Periscope account and Twitter... Read more of this article

2020 Youth Olympic Games Postponed To 2026

2020 Youth Olympic Games Postponed To 2026

Due to the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic, the 2022 Youth Olympic Games will be postponed to 2026. The announcement said, “President Macky Sall’s proposal was welcomed by IOC President Thomas Bach, following in-depth discussions on the subject. This postponement meets the requirement of responsibility and the concern for efficiency imposed... Read more of this article

Reminder: BOA “Healthy Athlete” Webinars

Reminder: BOA “Healthy Athlete” Webinars

The Medical Committee of the Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] is reminding the public that they will be hosting free webinars focused on the health and development of athletes. A spokesperson said, “This week’s session – The Nervous System and Mindfulness: Let’s Get Connected – hosted by Maureen Ryan is being held Wednesday at Barr’s... Read more of this article

Video: BNV With Katura Horton-Perinchief

Video: BNV With Katura Horton-Perinchief

Katura Horton-Perinchief — the first black woman in the world to compete in Olympic diving –  is joining host Earl Basden today [July 8] for the fifth episode in a new Bernews News & Views series on sports. Ms Horton-Perinchief made her historic Olympic showing in 2004, and has also represented Bermuda in numerous international... Read more of this article