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Sean Trott Eyes Third Lindo’s Race Title

Sean Trott Eyes Third Lindo’s Race Title

[Written by Stephen Wright] Sean Trott will be eyeing a third title when he competes in the Lindo’s to Lindo’s 10K Run on Sunday [March 3]. The defending champion will be among the top contenders in the annual race – which is celebrating its 25th anniversary – starting at Lindo’s Family Foods in Warwick and finishing at Lindo’s Market in... Read more of this article

Riana Robinson: Top Tips For Magic Mile

Riana Robinson: Top Tips For Magic Mile

[Written by Stephen Wright] Riana Robinson, a Bermuda Pacers Track Club athlete, has shared her top tips for the boys and girls competing in the Skyport Magic Mile at the Flora Duffy Stadium on Saturday [March 2]. Among her tips for the annual iconic junior race include stretching and warming up. “What I love most about running track with Pacers... Read more of this article

Simons Hoping For Big Magic Mile Turnout

Simons Hoping For Big Magic Mile Turnout

[Written by Stephen Wright] Schools will be vying for prizes in the Skyport Magic Mile at the Flora Duffy Stadium on Saturday [March 2], with cash donations on offer to those with the highest participation numbers. The school with the most entries in preschool, primary, middle, and high school will receive $200 from Skyport, who came on board as the... Read more of this article

One Comm Excited About Family Zone

One Comm Excited About Family Zone

[Written by Stephen Wright] Shira Jatto, the One Communications marketing communications director, believes partnering with the Skyport Magic Mile as a gold sponsor is the perfect way for the company to engage with the local community in a “meaningful way.” The telecoms provider has come on board as a sponsor of the iconic junior race for the first... Read more of this article

Saundre Simmons Set For Third Pro Fight

Saundre Simmons Set For Third Pro Fight

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian boxer Saundre “Dash” Simmons will look to continue his education in the paid ranks when he faces Marcell Sams Jr in Charlotte, North Carolina, on Saturday [March 2]. Simmons [2-0] faces American Sams [1-9] in a four-round cruiserweight contest at the Labcity Sports, Training and Events Centre. The 26-year-old... Read more of this article

Sol Delighted To Sponsor Magic Mile Timing

Sol Delighted To Sponsor Magic Mile Timing

Che Barker, the Sol Petroleum Bermuda Limited retail sales executive, said he is delighted the company will be the timing sponsor for the Skyport Magic Mile on Saturday [March 2]. Mr Barker told Bernews: “Sol Petroleum, along with our Esso service stations, has always felt part of the community, so it’s great for us to be out here as the timing... Read more of this article

Dr Brock Happy To Inspire Next Generation

Dr Brock Happy To Inspire Next Generation

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Malcolm Brock has stressed the importance of persistence in the face of adversity after being recognised by the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club as part of their Black History Month celebrations. A professor of surgery and oncology at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins University of Medicine, Dr Brock was honoured alongside... Read more of this article

Lightbourne Pays Tribute To Chris Nicholl

Lightbourne Pays Tribute To Chris Nicholl

[Written by Stephen Wright] Kyle Lightbourne has paid tribute to his former Walsall manager, Chris Nicholl, who passed away aged 77 on Saturday [February 24]. It was under Nicholl that Lightbourne enjoyed the best years of his playing career, describing the former Northern Ireland international as an “outstanding manager” who helped “put me on... Read more of this article

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

Security Associates Thrilled To Sponsor Event

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Carlton C. Crockwell Sr, the chairman and chief executive of Security Associates Limited, said he was delighted to have secured a five-year sponsorship partnership with the Skyport Magic Mile. Security Associates, a security management company formed in 2010, will sponsor the SA Kids Village at the Flora Duffy Stadium... Read more of this article

Dage Minors Fondly Remembers Magic Mile

Dage Minors Fondly Remembers Magic Mile

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dage Minors has fond memories of first experiencing the thrill of running in front of a sizeable crowd when he competed in the Skyport Magic Mile as a five-year-old. The island’s top middle-distance runner participated in the annual junior race, then the Telford Magic Mile, throughout his childhood and believes it helped... Read more of this article

Bermuda Under-20 Make Winning Start

Bermuda Under-20 Make Winning Start

[Written by Stephen Wright] The Bermuda Under-20 national team made a perfect start to their Concacaf Under-20 Championship qualifying campaign after defeating Grenada 2-1 at the SKNFA Technical Centre in Basseterre, St Kitts and Nevis, today [February 24]. Coach Cecoy Robinson’s side opened the scoring in the 37th minute through winger Sachiel Ming... Read more of this article

Remember When: Wells In League Cup Final

Remember When: Wells In League Cup Final

[Written by Stephen Wright] It has been 11 years to the day since Nahki Wells became the first Bermudian to play in a major English cup final when he reached the League Cup final with Bradford City in the 2012-13 season. The final was played at the new Wembley Stadium, making the forward the first Bermudian to play at the iconic venue. Bradford, who... Read more of this article

Dr Carika Weldon On Being A Role Model

Dr Carika Weldon On Being A Role Model

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dr Carika Weldon said she was overcome with pride after being recognised by the Hamilton Princess & Beach Club as part of their Black History Month celebrations. She will be honoured alongside fellow prominent Black Bermudians in the medical field, Dr Terry-Lynne Emery and Dr Malcolm Brock, at a celebration dinner tomorrow... Read more of this article

Sanaa Rae Morris On Pacers And Magic Mile

Sanaa Rae Morris On Pacers And Magic Mile

[Written by Stephen Wright] Although Sanaa Rae Morris never actually competed in the Skyport Magic Mile, she credits the Bermuda Pacers Track Club, the organisers of the annual event, for fuelling her passion for running. Rae Morris ran for Pacers for more than six years, representing them at overseas meets and believes those experiences at a tender... Read more of this article

Scott Barnes Signs For Maranello Kart USA

Scott Barnes Signs For Maranello Kart USA

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes has agreed to drive for Maranello Kart USA for the remainder of the year, admitting their offer was “too good to turn down.” The island’s top driver was offered the deal after impressing on his first outing for them in the Roc USA Florida Winter Tour second round at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex last... Read more of this article

Willy James Playing For Saskatoon Blades

Willy James Playing For Saskatoon Blades

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian-born ice hockey player Willy James has made the most of his opportunities since signing for the Saskatoon Blades in the Western Hockey League [WHL] – the top major junior league in Canada. Rookie James, who signed a WHL Scholarship and Development agreement in March last year, spent the first eight years of his... Read more of this article