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Etienne Wolffe Named Olympic NOC Assistant

Etienne Wolffe Named Olympic NOC Assistant

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced that Etienne Wolffe has been selected as the National Olympic Committee [NOC] Assistant to Team Bermuda for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda will be assigned a total of 4 NOC assistants by the Paris 2024 Organizing Committee. Etienne, a Bermudian, is a first-year student at... Read more of this article

BOA Mourns Passing Of Judy Simons

BOA Mourns Passing Of Judy Simons

[Updated] The Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] said they are saddened to advise of the passing of former BOA President Judy Simons, noting that her ”contributions to the BOA and Bermuda’s sporting community have had a significant impact.” A spokesperson said, “We are saddened to advise you of the passing of our friend and colleague... Read more of this article

PanAm Record For Most Nations Medaling

PanAm Record For Most Nations Medaling

The 2023 Pan American Games set a new record for the number of countries that won medals, with 34 nations on the medal table, including Bermuda, who won a bronze medal thanks to cyclist Conor White’s performance, marking the island’s first medal since Dame Flora Duffy won a bronze back in 2015. Bermuda’s Conor White won a bronze medal... Read more of this article

Squash To Be Included In 2028 Olympic Games

Squash To Be Included In 2028 Olympic Games

Squash will be included in the Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028, with the Bermuda Squash Association’s Micah Franklin saying the inclusion will give the sport the “much-needed recognition and validation it deserves.” A spokesperson said, “The World Squash Federation, US Squash, and the Professional Squash Association... Read more of this article

2028 Olympic Games To Include Cricket

2028 Olympic Games To Include Cricket

Cricket’s inclusion in the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028 has been officially confirmed by the International Olympic Committee [IOC]. An ICC spokesperson said, “The ICC is thrilled at the confirmation that cricket will be part of sports programme of the Olympic Games in Los Angeles in 2028 [LA28]. Cricket’s inclusion was formally... Read more of this article

ICC ‘Delighted’ By Olympic Cricket Proposal

ICC ‘Delighted’ By Olympic Cricket Proposal

The International Cricket Council [ICC] said they are “delighted at the decision of the organisers of the Los Angeles 2028 Olympics to recommend cricket for inclusion at the Games.” ICC Chairman Greg Barclay said, “We are delighted that LA28 have recommended cricket for inclusion in the Olympics. Whilst this is not the final decision,... Read more of this article

Bermuda Team Announced For Pan Am Games

Bermuda Team Announced For Pan Am Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association has announced the selection of Team Bermuda for the upcoming Pan-American [Pan Am] Games, which will be held in Santiago, Chile from October 20th to November 6th, 2023. A spokesperson said, “Each athlete has successfully met the established qualifying standards for their respective sport and their selection is a... Read more of this article

Duffy Pulls Out Of Olympic Test Event In Paris

Duffy Pulls Out Of Olympic Test Event In Paris

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy has pulled out of the World Triathlon Olympic Test Event in Paris, France, this week. The test event for the Olympic Games next summer will be held tomorrow and Friday. Duffy, the Olympic champion, is still recovering from a long-term knee injury but has been in Paris this week to view the course. “Not... Read more of this article

Team Selected For Youth Commonwealth Games

Team Selected For Youth Commonwealth Games

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced the selection of Team Bermuda for the upcoming Commonwealth Youth Games, to be held in Trinidad and Tobago from August 4th – August 11th, 2023. A spokesperson said, “Trinbago 2023 will see more than 1,000 young athletes aged between 14 and 18 from nations and territories across the Commonwealth compete... Read more of this article

Bermuda Olympic Association Hold AGM

Bermuda Olympic Association Hold AGM

The Bermuda Olympic Association hosted its Annual General Meeting recently, which saw Brenda Dale re-elected to the First Vice President position unopposed, Tom Clarke elected to the Second Vice President position, with Aaron Smith, Mia Bean, and Melissa Looby all elected to the committee. Current Bermuda Olympic Association Executive Committee Peter... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s Team For CAC Games Announced

Bermuda’s Team For CAC Games Announced

The Bermuda Olympic Association announced Bermuda’s team for the upcoming Central American and Caribbean [CAC] Games, to be held in San Salvador and the Dominican Republic, from June 23rd – July 9th, 2023. A spokesperson said, “ Each athlete and team have successfully met the established qualifying standards for their respective sport,... Read more of this article

Chef De Missions Named For 2023 & 2024 

Chef De Missions Named For 2023 & 2024 

The Bermuda Chef De Missions have been selected for the CAC, Commonwealth Youth, PanAm and Olympic Games in 2023 and 2024, with Jon Beard, Ashley Yearwood, Julia Hawley and Katura Horton Perinchief all set to serve. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association is happy to announce the selected Chef de Missions [CDM] for the upcoming 2023... Read more of this article

Caitlin Conyers Targets Olympic Qualification

Caitlin Conyers Targets Olympic Qualification

[Written by Stephen Wright] Caitlin Conyers admits her upcoming cycling season will determine her future in the sport as she aims to become the first Bermudian female cyclist to qualify for the Olympic Games. Conyers begins her bid for Paris 2024 in April at the Pan American Road and Track Championships in Panama City, Panama, where two spots will... Read more of this article

BOA To Host “Women In Formation” Event

BOA To Host “Women In Formation” Event

The Bermuda Olympic Association will be hosting an event entitled “Women in Formation” to celebrate Women in Sport in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Olympic Association will be hosting an event entitled “Women in Formation” on Saturday November 12th at Tucker’s Point, to celebrate Women in Sport in Bermuda. “This... Read more of this article

Celebratory Dive 18 Years After Making History

Celebratory Dive 18 Years After Making History

[Written by Stephen Wright] Katura Horton-Perinchief rolled back the years with a celebratory dive to mark her eighteenth anniversary of becoming the first Black woman in the world to compete in diving at the Olympic Games. She performed the dive yesterday at the Aquatics Facility at the National Sports Centre, where she holds her Star Diving Camp... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Clarence Hill Posters Unveiled

Photos & Video: Clarence Hill Posters Unveiled

“Today we are here to commemorate that glorious moment when Clarence Hill put tiny Bermuda on the Olympic map,” Minister of the Cabinet Office Wayne Furbert said as commemorative posters featuring Mr Hill were unveiled at the Post Office in Hamilton. Minister Furbert said, “I want to welcome you all here today for this momentous occasion,... Read more of this article