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Flora Duffy Named Best Female Triathlete

Flora Duffy Named Best Female Triathlete

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dame Flora Duffy has been crowned the Best Female Triathlete of the year at the inaugural Global Triathlon Awards in Nice, France, yesterday. The Bermudian topped a shortlist, including Ashleigh Gentle, of Australia, Georgia Taylor-Brown and Lucy Charles-Barclay, of Britain, and American Chelsea Sodaro. Duffy enjoyed a scintillating... Read more of this article

Moore Joins Bangladesh National Programme

Moore Joins Bangladesh National Programme

[Written by Stephen Wright] Former Bermuda cricket coach David Moore has been appointed Bangladesh’s head of programmes on a two-year contract. In a statement, the Bangladesh Cricket Board [BCB] said Moore, who served as Bermuda coach from 2010 to 2013, will be responsible for “planning, devising strategies and implementation of the High Performance... Read more of this article

Bell & Kerr To Compete At Muay Thai Festival

Bell & Kerr To Compete At Muay Thai Festival

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian Muay Thai fighters Ashton Bell and Tyler Kerr will head to the home of the ancient combat sport to compete at the Thailand Cup next month. They received an invite from the WBC Muaythai to fight at the inaugural Amazing Muay Thai Festival in Hua Hin – about 124 miles southwest of the country’s capital Bangkok... Read more of this article

Campbell: ‘Hope Is The Most Consistent Theme’

Campbell: ‘Hope Is The Most Consistent Theme’

[Written by Stephen Wright] Bermudian poet Rhys Campbell delved deep into his own struggles with mental health when creating his first collection of work. Animate [A Poetry Collection] features more than 40 poems written by Mr Campbell, who published his debut release, From the Pink Sands – a Bermuda-themed poetry booklet – last year. The 25-year-old... Read more of this article

Barnes Makes Strong Start To Title Defence

Barnes Makes Strong Start To Title Defence

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes has put himself in a formidable position to retain his Shifter Masters title in the Skusa Winter Series. Barnes leads the standings after the opening two rounds of the competition at the Homestead-Miami Motorplex in Florida at the weekend. The 38-year-old almost completed a clean sweep, winning three of the... Read more of this article

Santana, Stevens Win Titles In Triangle Challenge

Santana, Stevens Win Titles In Triangle Challenge

[Written by Stephen Wright] JJ Santana and Ellie Stevens claimed top honours in the Chubb Bermuda Triangle Half Challenge. American Santana finished with an accumulative time of 1hr 45min 29sec after coming second in the Butterfield Triangle Challenge Mile [4:23] before winning both the BF&M 10K Race [32:39] and the PwC Bermuda Half Marathon [1:08:25]. Tyler... Read more of this article

Santana & Stevens Win PWC Half Marathon

Santana & Stevens Win PWC Half Marathon

[Written by Stephen Wright] JJ Santana and Ellie Stevens claimed their second victories in the Chubb Bermuda Triangle Challenge after winning the PwC Bermuda Half Marathon today. American Santana and England’s Stevens also secured wins in the BF&M 10K Run yesterday. Santana finished the half marathon in 1hr 8min 25sec followed by Bermudian pair... Read more of this article

Mbelenzi & Hodge Win PWC Bermuda Marathon

Mbelenzi & Hodge Win PWC Bermuda Marathon

[Written by Stephen Wright] Former island resident Dennis Mbelenzi achieved his objective of winning the PwC Bermuda Marathon today [Jan 15] while Stephanie Hodge claimed the female title. The Kenyan, who lived on the island from 2007 to 2019, completed the two 13.1-mile loops in 2hr 29min 55sec. It was the Canadian resident’s first outing in the... Read more of this article

Runners Can ‘Refuel’ At Goslings Rum Stops

Runners Can ‘Refuel’ At Goslings Rum Stops

[Written by Stephen Wright] Runners taking to the island’s roads for the PwC Bermuda Marathon and Half Marathon today [January 15] can “refuel” at rum stops along the route. Courtesy of Gosling’s Limited, the half-marathon and half-marathon relay courses will feature two rum stops, and the full marathon will feature three. Photo via Goslings Rum... Read more of this article

Nahki Wells Scores In Bristol City Win

Nahki Wells Scores In Bristol City Win

[Updated with video + written by Stephen Wright] Nahki Wells scored his ninth goal of the season in Bristol City’s 4-2 win at home to Birmingham City in the Sky Bet Championship today. The Bermuda forward struck in the 21st minute with a right-footed shot from the centre of the box to make it 2-0. Antoine Semenyo gave City the lead in the seventeenth... Read more of this article

Video: McNamara Wins Elite Women’s Race

Video: McNamara Wins Elite Women’s Race

[Written by Stephen Wright] Gina McNamara reigned supreme in the Butterfield Front Street Mile elite women’s race tonight. McNamara, of the United States, won in a time of 4min 51.89sec. Ellie Stevens, of Britain, came second in 4:56.14 and Christina Vergara-Aleshire, of the US, finished third in 5:04.89.  Read More →

Video: Dage Minors Wins Butterfield Mile Elite

Video: Dage Minors Wins Butterfield Mile Elite

[Written by Stephen Wright] Dage Minors enhanced his growing reputation after becoming a two-time winner in the Butterfield Front Street Mile elite race tonight [Jan 13] Minors, who became the first Bermudian to win the iconic race in 2018, punched the finish line tape in celebration of his memorable victory in front of a jubilant Front Street crowd. The... Read more of this article

Barnes To Start Winter Series Title Defence

Barnes To Start Winter Series Title Defence

[Written by Stephen Wright] Scott Barnes begins the defence of his Shifter Masters title in the Skusa Winter Series at the AMR Homestead-Miami Motorplex in Florida this weekend. The island’s top karting driver dominated all four rounds last year, winning three of the four heats and three of the four finals to seal the title. Barnes will be racing... Read more of this article