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ICM Renews Olympic Association Sponsorship

ICM Renews Olympic Association Sponsorship

The Bermuda Olympic Association and ICM Limited celebrated the renewal of their sponsorship, extending their partnership for another four years. A spokesperson said, “Bermuda Olympic Association President Peter Dunne and Branwen Smith-King welcomed ICM Limited’s [ICM] continued support at a luncheon at the Royal Bermuda Yacht Club today.” “ICM... Read more of this article

Carey Olsen Delighted Erica Hawley Qualifies

Carey Olsen Delighted Erica Hawley Qualifies

Law firm Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited has congratulated triathlete Erica Hawley for qualifying for the upcoming 2024 Olympics in Paris. A spokesperson said, “Bermudian triathlete and the first recipient of the Carey Olsen Bermuda Limited inaugural Athletics Sponsorship, Erica Hawley, has qualified to represent Bermuda in the Paris 2024 Olympic... Read more of this article

Penruddocke Steps Up Paris Preparations

Penruddocke Steps Up Paris Preparations

Bermuda sailor Adriana Penruddocke is stepping up her preparations as she builds towards the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Penruddocke has been busy acclimatising to the conditions at the Marseille Marina in the Mediterranean Sea, where she will compete in the women’s dinghy ILCA 6, since the beginning of the month. She secured her qualifying... Read more of this article

World Triathlon Names Qualification Slots

World Triathlon Names Qualification Slots

World Triathlon has released the Olympic qualification slots for Paris, with Bermuda securing two women’s spots for Dame Flora Duffy and Erica Hawley and one men’s place for Tyler Smith. Duffy will defend the title she won at the rescheduled Tokyo Games in 2021 after returning to action last month following an 18-month lay-off due to injury. Meanwhile,... Read more of this article

Eiffel Tower In Paris Displays Olympic Rings

Eiffel Tower In Paris Displays Olympic Rings

[Written by Stephen Wright] Paris is stepping up its preparations for the Olympic Games after organisers unveiled a display of the five Olympic rings mounted on the Eiffel Tower. It is just 49 days until Bermuda’s athletes join more than 10,000 competitors from more than 200 nations at the Olympic Games in Paris – the largest sporting event organised... Read more of this article

Flora Duffy On Comeback And Medal Hopes

Flora Duffy On Comeback And Medal Hopes

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy said she never gave up hope of defending her Olympic title as she prepares to challenge for another medal at the Paris Games. The Olympic champion returned to action after an 18-month lay-off at the recent World Triathlon Championship Series [WTCS] Yokohama in Japan, finishing seventh before racing again... Read more of this article

Hawley And Smith To Compete At Olympics

Hawley And Smith To Compete At Olympics

[Written by Stephen Wright] Erica Hawley has qualified for the Olympic Games in Paris and will be joined by fellow triathlete Tyler Smith, who has received a tripartite invitation. Hawley finished the two-year qualification period ranked in 50th position and will be among the 55 female competitors, along with Dame Flora Duffy taking to the start line... Read more of this article

Dame Flora Duffy Counting Down To Paris

Dame Flora Duffy Counting Down To Paris

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy believes she is edging closer to top form after finishing eighth at the World Triathlon Championship Series Cagliari, Italy, yesterday [May 25]. Duffy, who came seventh at the WTCS Yokohama in Japan this month – her first race in 18 months because of a knee injury – completed the standard-distance course... Read more of this article

Tyler Smith: ‘Time To Get Back To Work’

Tyler Smith: ‘Time To Get Back To Work’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Triathlete Tyler Smith has not given up on his dream of competing at the Olympic Games in Paris this summer. Smith, who placed 26th in the recent men’s elite race at the World Triathlon Cup Samarkand in Uzbekistan, has spent the past month racing in Australia and China. He also had a training camp in Thailand. Although... Read more of this article

BermudAir & BOA Announce New Partnership

BermudAir & BOA Announce New Partnership

BermudAir and the Bermuda Olympic Association [BOA] announced a new partnership, with BermudAir becoming the Official Airline of Team Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “Under the arrangement BermudAir will provide support for BOA in advance of the upcoming Olympic Games in Paris this July and beyond. For both entities, this represents a new level... Read more of this article

Butterfield & Vallis Sponsors Team Bermuda

Butterfield & Vallis Sponsors Team Bermuda

The Bermuda Olympic Association welcomed Butterfield & Vallis as sponsors of Team Bermuda heading to the Paris 2024 Summer Olympic Games. A spokesperson said, “A supporter of many events and organizations in Bermuda, Butterfield & Vallis will support the BOA financially and with Team Bermuda branding on their commercial vehicles.” Branwen... Read more of this article

Bermuda Olympic Association Appoint Palacio

Bermuda Olympic Association Appoint Palacio

Maya Palacio has been named as Team Bermuda’s Media and Content Coordinator and Olympic Attaché, overseeing all official social media content for the Paris Olympics. A BOA spokesperson said, “With 3 months to go before the start of the 2024 Paris Olympic Games, the Bermuda Olympic Association is pleased to announce Maya Palacio as Team Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

100 Days Until Start Of The Paris Olympics

100 Days Until Start Of The Paris Olympics

The countdown to the Olympic Games in Paris has begun, with just 100 days before Bermuda’s athletes join more than 10,000 competitors from 206 nations at the largest sporting event organised in France. The opening ceremony for the 30th edition of the Summer Games promises to be an extravagant affair and the first to take place outside a stadium, with... Read more of this article

Rower Dara Alizadeh Qualifies For Olympics

Rower Dara Alizadeh Qualifies For Olympics

Dara Alizedah has qualified for the Olympic Games in Paris after finishing fourth in the men’s single sculls final at the World Rowing Americas Olympic and Paralympic Qualification Regatta in Rio de Janeiro this weekend. Alizedah needed a top-five finish to reach his second successive Olympics, having finished eighteenth at the rescheduled Tokyo Games... Read more of this article

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