Butterfield Ready To Represent Bermuda in Columbia
Butterfield on the Bermuda Track
On Friday the Bermuda CAC Games team was announced, with Sprinter Taahira Butterfield named to the team.
Butterfield was training at the National Sports Center and www.islandstats.com asked her if she was excited about having the opportunity to represent Bermuda in Columbia.
Butterfield said, “I am really excited and I am looking forward to representing Bermuda Internationally again, I am coming off a good Indoor and Outdoor Track Season in my final year at the University of Albany.”
Monday, June 18, 2018
Leverock & Vancouver Knights T20 Canada Schedule
West Indies stars Darren Sammy and Chris Gayle will face off on the opening day of the Global T20 Canada schedule, the match will also include Bermuda’s Kamau Leverock.
Sammy's Toronto Nationals, which includes disgraced former Australian skipper Steve Smith, will meet Gayle's Vancouver Knights on June 28th in the opening match of the inaugural 22-game season of the Twenty20 cricket league. The Knights also feature Andre Russell of the West Indies.
The Global T20 Canada features six teams: Toronto and Vancouver are joined by the Montreal Tigers, Edmonton Royals, Winnipeg Hawks and a Cricket West Indies representative B team.
The five Canadian teams are a combination of international and domestic talent.
Each team will play the five other sides in the first round June 28th to July 8th. The second round, July 10th – 11th, will see the No. 1 team versus No. 6, No. 2 versus No. 5 and No. 3 versus No. 4.
The bottom two teams in the standings will then drop out. The July 12th – 15th playoffs will see No. 1 versus No. 2 with the winner moving straight into the final. The loser will play the winner of the match between the No. 3 and 4 teams to determine the other finalist.
All of the matches will take place at the Maple Leaf Cricket Club in King City, north of Toronto.
Schedule (All times Eastern Standard Time)
June 28th: Toronto Nationals vs. Vancouver Knights - 4 p.m.
June 29th: Montreal Tigers vs. Winnipeg Hawks - 4 p.m.
June 30th: Toronto Nationals vs. Edmonton Royals - 11 a.m. Montreal Tigers vs. Cricket West Indies B Team - 4 p.m.
July 1st: Vancouver Knights vs. Winnipeg Hawks - 11 a.m. Edmonton Royals vs. Cricket West Indies B Team - 4 p.m.
July 2nd: Toronto National vs. Winnipeg Hawks - 11 a.m. Montreal Tigers vs. Vancouver Knights - 4 p.m.
July 4th: Montreal Tigers vs. Edmonton Royals - 4 p.m.
July 5th: Winnipeg Hawks vs. Cricket West Indies B Team - 4 p.m.
July 6th: Vancouver Knights vs. Edmonton Royals - 4 p.m.
July 7th: Toronto Nationals vs. Cricket West Indies B Team - 11 a.m. Winnipeg Hawks vs. Edmonton Royals - 4 p.m.
July 8th: Vancouver Knights vs. Cricket West Indies B Team - 11 a.m. Toronto Nationals vs. Montreal Tigers - 4 p.m.
July 10th: 1st place vs. 6th place - 11 a.m. 2nd place vs. 5th place, 4 p.m.
July 11th: 3rd place vs. 4th place - 4 p.m.
July 12th: Playoff 1: 1st vs. 2nd - 11 a.m. Playoff 2: 3rd vs. 4th - 4 p.m.
July 14th: Playoff 3: Loser Playoff 1 vs. Winner Playoff 2 - 3 p.m.
July 15th: Championship: Winner Playoff 1 vs. Winner Playoff 3 - 3 p.m.
Sunday, June 17, 2018
International Schools Fair Dates Announced
Schools Attending the Fair
Parent will have the summer to sit and discuss option which their youngsters regarding Overseas Schooling as the International Schools Fair in Bermuda dates have been released.
The 2018 dates are September 19th – 20th to be held at the Hamilton Princess, schools from the UK, USA and Canada will all be in attendance.
Over the years several youngsters have been afforded the opportunity to go to these schools and have excelled in various Sporting activities.
With the school year drawing to an end, thinking about the future should start now with the conversation.
Tuesday, June 12, 2018
Lima 2019 Pan American Games - Olympic Qualifiers
Bermuda athletes who Qualify for the Lima 2019 Pan American Games programme learned that a total of 22 sports will act as Qualifiers for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, it has been announced.
Lima 2019 organizers and Panam Sports have confirmed the number is a record for a Pan American Games.
The announcement follows approval from the respective International Federations and means one-third of Lima 2019’s 62 disciplines from 39 sports will give athletes with the chance to confirm their place at Tokyo 2020.
It is claimed this will help the event attract the best athletes from the continent.
Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Equestrian, Handball, Hockey, Karate, Modern Pentathlon, Tennis, Sailing, Shooting, Skateboarding, Surfing, Swimming, Table Tennis, Triathlon, Water Polo and Weightlifting are the sports which will offer Tokyo 2020 Qualification to competitors.
"We are delighted with the record number of disciplines that will act as qualifiers for Tokyo 2020," said Lima 2019 President Carlos Neuhaus.
"Lima 2019 is set to be a Pan American Games like no other – captivating sport with a uniquely Peruvian flavour.
"Our Games will feature the best of Pan American Sport with more disciplines and Olympic qualifiers than ever before.
"We look forward to welcoming the finest athletes from the Americas and we are working around the clock to ensure they have the best facilities at their disposal to fulfil their potential."
The Lima 2019 Pan American Games will see approximately 6,700 athletes from 41 countries compete.
The event is due to take place from July 26th to August 11th.
The Lima 2019 Parapan American Games will bring together 1,890 athletes in 17 sports and 18 disciplines from August 23rd to September 1st.
Sunday, June 10, 2018
Rawlins Guides Eastbourne to Victory
Delray Rawlins guided Eastbourne Cricket Club to a 64 run victory over Crawley Eagles Cricket Club in a Sussex Cricket League - Gray-Nicolls T20 Cup 2018 - Round 2 match at the Saffrons Ground.
Eastbourne won the toss and elected to bat they would score 202/4, with Rawlins the top scorer with 68, he hit 5 fours and 5 sixes in his 38 ball stay at the crease, he shared a 104 opening wicket partnership stand with Daniel Arms.
In reply Crawley Eagles would be bowled out for 138, Rawlins finished with figures of 2-0-4-1.