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6 Cricket Players Unable To Travel To India Camp

6 Cricket Players Unable To Travel To India Camp

[Written by Patrick Bean] Six members of the Bermuda cricket team unable to travel to India for a two-week practice camp, will instead spend the next three days engaged in intense net training before flying to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Thursday, February 15 to take part in the ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League play-off. Included among the six left... Read more of this article

NFL’s Antonio Pierce On Hiring Process & More

NFL’s Antonio Pierce On Hiring Process & More

[Written by Patrick Bean] This year’s post-season has been unlike any other for former New York Giants star middle linebacker Antonio Pierce, who has strong Bermuda connections, as he found himself a much sought after commodity among the National Football League’s [NFL] coaching ranks. Before eventually being hired on by the Las Vegas Raiders as... Read more of this article

DailyMale Becomes Newest Registered Charity

DailyMale Becomes Newest Registered Charity

[Written by Patrick Bean] Nearly a year from the date of its inception DailyMale Free Men’s Health Clinic recently received the best possible anniversary present, when it was officially granted Bermuda charity status, as of February 1. The brainchild of world renowned urologist Dr Jonathan Makajuola and Jade Robinson, a Bermudian medical student... Read more of this article

Women’s Football, AFC Bournemouth & More

Women’s Football, AFC Bournemouth & More

[Written by Patrick Bean] More doors are opening for local female footballers, with the Bermuda Football Association [BFA] having developed relationships with overseas clubs, particularly those among the European professional leagues. Prime among these is AFC Bournemouth, which competes in the National League Division One South West and has Bermuda... Read more of this article

North Village Community Club Enjoying Success

North Village Community Club Enjoying Success

[Written by Patrick Bean] What’s in a name? When it comes to the word ‘community’ in North Village Community Club, therein lies the foundation of the organisation, with its serving up of various organised sporting, recreational, and learning activities for those of – but not limited to – the north Hamilton and northeast areas of Pembroke. Founded... Read more of this article

North Village Hopeful Of Having Lights In Place

North Village Hopeful Of Having Lights In Place

[Written by Patrick Bean] North Village Community Club are looking to have sports lights erected at its Bernard Park ground in time for the 2024-25 football season. The club took possession of a set of four, Chinese manufactured, state-of-the-art lights in January of this year, but have had to watch them sit on the sidelines, while the club awaits the... Read more of this article

YouTuber Brothers In Butterfield Championships

YouTuber Brothers In Butterfield Championships

[Written by Patrick Bean] The advantage available to Wesley and George Bryan as trick shot artists on video are staged scenes that allow for multiple takes to be edited into a single, flawlessly constructed final image of perfection. However, there’s a reason why those prone to attempting crazy stunts belying convention rarely make it to the sport’s... Read more of this article

Sims Looking Forward To Championships

Sims Looking Forward To Championships

[Written by Patrick Bean] Playing in honour of the late Brian Morris, Michael Sims hopes his fifth Butterfield Bermuda Championship is a charm. Golf is an individual sport, where one matches skill and wit against Mother Nature in a partially modified form, in competition with others. Bermuda’s Michael Sims will be one of many who, starting on Thursday,... Read more of this article

Golfer Adam Scott On Upcoming PGA Event

Golfer Adam Scott On Upcoming PGA Event

[Written by Patrick Bean] Australian golfing legend Adam Scott is well aware of Father Time’s diminishing effect on an athlete’s ability to defeat the rising tide of a powerful, young group of challengers hungry to duplicate his success on the PGA Tour. Changed priorities and physical dynamics inherent with one’s maturation from care-free youngster... Read more of this article

Raiders Win In Antonio Pierce’s Coach Debut

Raiders Win In Antonio Pierce’s Coach Debut

[Written by Patrick Bean] Antonio Pierce, the son of Bermudian Cleo Burrows, won his first National Football League [NFL] game as interim head coach of the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday. Pierce, who was promoted from linebackers coach to the top position last week, following the firing of former head coach Josh McDaniels, guided his team to a 30-6 shellacking... Read more of this article

Volunteers Helped Make ICC Event A Success

Volunteers Helped Make ICC Event A Success

[Written by Patrick Bean] While Bermuda’s senior cricketers failed in their recent bid to qualify for the 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup, the Island’s hosting of the regional qualifier involving Canada, Cayman Islands and Panama has been noted as a success by the world governing body. Playing no small part in the smooth running of the event... Read more of this article

Terron To Spin His Way To Cricketing Success

Terron To Spin His Way To Cricketing Success

[Written by Patrick Bean] Once a near lost art, there are so many right-arm, leg break bowlers around today that it’s hard to believe that this type of delivery had almost disappeared from the game of cricket, with the modern resurgence largely keyed by the late, great Australian wrist spinner and his Pakistani and Indian contemporaries Abdul Qadir... Read more of this article

Panamanian Cricketers Thrilled To Meet Sluggo

Panamanian Cricketers Thrilled To Meet Sluggo

[Written by Patrick Bean] It is said that pictures say a thousand words and memories last forever, and so it is that the legend of Dwayne [Sluggo] Leverock’s superlative, diving catch and gleeful celebration during the 2007 World Cup in the West Indies lives on in the history of world cricket. At a time when fitness was increasingly becoming a... Read more of this article

‘Now That’s A Good Wicket Out There’

‘Now That’s A Good Wicket Out There’

[Written by Patrick Bean] Bermuda Cricket Board [BCB] high performance chairman, Allan Douglas Sr, who has overseen the preparation of the cricket pitches at the National Sports Complex’s [NSC] North Field and White Hill Field for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Americas Regional Qualifier, has done his utmost to ensure the grounds are set up extremely... Read more of this article

Coach Seymour: Impacting Lives With Football

Coach Seymour: Impacting Lives With Football

[Written by Patrick Bean] “One coach will impact more young people in a season than the average person in a lifetime.” – Billy Graham It was not by accident that Danvers [Dio] Seymour Jr ventured into coaching football; it was destiny. From the day he arrived on planet Earth, Seymour was earmarked for this specialised area of the teaching... Read more of this article

Somerset’s DeSilva Calls Time On Captaincy

Somerset’s DeSilva Calls Time On Captaincy

[Written by Patrick Bean] Somerset’s Jordan DeSilva has decided to step down as captain of Cup Match champions, Somerset Cricket Club at season’s end. A three-time Cup Match winning skipper, DeSilva made known his decision to step away from the position during Friday night’s annual Cup Match prize presentation at the west end club, expressing... Read more of this article