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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Bermuda Sports Awards Nomination Deadline
With the 37th Annual Sports Awards scheduled for Saturday March 17th, 2018, the Department of Youth, Sport & Recreation are currently accepting nomination submissions for the 2017 Sports Awards.

There are nine categories of recognition and they are as follows:

Achievement Award

This award is presented to a competitive athlete who has excelled in national and/or international competition during the awards year.

Appreciation Award

This award is presented to sports bodies who conduct national amateur games in Bermuda. It is also presented to clubs/organizations, sporting promotion groups and companies having demonstrated community responsiveness by pioneering and implementing a community sports programme. The programme must show evidence of continuity, growth and development for a minimum of five years.

Female Athlete of the Year

This award is presented to the female athlete who has excelled in competitions. She should have advanced at least to the final grouping [round] or a position deemed equivalent in a recognized international/world competition, or first in a national competition. The athlete must have demonstrated an obvious programme of maintained excellence and conduct that embody the ideals of the sport.

Female Junior Athlete of the Year

This award is presented to the most outstanding female junior athlete who has excelled in competitions. She should have advanced at least to the final grouping [round] or a position deemed equivalent in a recognized international/world competition, or first in a national competition. The junior athlete must have demonstrated an obvious programme of maintained excellence and conduct that embody the ideals of the sport.

Junior Athlete Achievement Award

This award is presented to a competitive junior athlete who has excelled in national and/or international competition during the awards year.

Male Athlete of the Year

This award is presented to the male athlete who has excelled in competitions. He should have advanced at least to the final grouping [round] or a position deemed equivalent in a recognized international/world competition, or first in a national competition. The athlete must have demonstrated an obvious programme of maintained excellence and conduct that embody the ideals of the sport.

Male Junior Athlete of the Year

This award is presented to the most outstanding male junior athlete who has excelled in competitions. He should have advanced at least to the final grouping [round] or a position deemed equivalent in a recognized international/world competition, or first in a national competition. The junior athlete must have demonstrated an obvious programme of maintained excellence and conduct that embody the ideals of the sport.

Special Achievement Award

This award is presented to an individual other than an athlete who has made a significant and sustained contribution to sport in a voluntary capacity at the national level, e.g. sports administration, organization or medicine, etc. A minimum of 5 years contribution is required.

Sport Citation

This award is presented to an individual, team, club or governing body of sport who has distinguished themselves both past and present. This award is open to all levels of achievement, competition, participation and/or contribution, e.g. organization of a major sporting event, distinguished sporting career, etc.

Nomination forms can be collected at:

Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation office Craig Appin House 3rd Floor, 8 Wesley Street Hamilton HM11
The Pro Shop
Sports Locker
The International Sports Shop

All nomination forms are due by Friday January 5th, 2018 and can to be submitted to the Youth, Sport and Recreation office or sent electronically to Jekon Edness – jaedness@gov.bm or Erica Woods - elwoods@gov.bm.

 
 
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Jay Donawa 5K Road Race Countdown
The Sandys Parish Council’s Community Outreach Committee will be hosting a 5K road race to honor runner Jay Donawa for his achievements on Sunday, December 17th.

A spokesperson said, “The Sandys Parish Council’s Community Outreach Committee have planned a road race to honor Jay Donawa for his achievements and winning the May 24th Bermuda Day Race this year. All entry fees will be used towards Sandys Parish Council’s 2018 Educational Bursaries recipients.

“Enzi Johnson’s poster, a student from Dalton E. Tucker Primary School was the winning entry of the Jay Donawa 5K Road Race poster competition in which schools participated and submitted entries based on how the poster should look and entered schools were Somerset Primary School, West End Primary School, Sandys Middle School, and Dalton E. Tucker Primary School. All entries were received and judged and his won the final pick.”
“We look forward to having a great community turnout on Sunday, December 17th and this will be a fun event.”

 
 
Monday, December 11, 2017
Bermuda Paralympian Lewis Wins Brook University Award

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Bermuda Paralympian Jessica Lewis, won the 2017 Brock University Accessibility and Inclusion Award.

Lewis said, “I am extremely humbled to have received the 2017 Accessibility and Inclusion Award! I like many other differently abled individuals have had many different stereotypes and stigmas put on us about what we can and can’t do so I have always made it a mission of mine to help anyway I can to break through those walls to create a more inclusive world.

Lewis also had the opportunity to meet and listen to Lieutenant General the Honorable Roméo Dallaire. He spoke about his experiences serving as Force Commander of the United Nations peacekeeping effort during the Rwandan genocide in 1993/94 and the impact it had on him and other veterans. To highlight the International Day of Persons with Disabilities he talked about PTSD and the importance of providing support and recognizing people around us who struggle with mental health or invisible disabilities.
Sunday, December 10, 2017
BAC 5K Jingle Bell Round Up

Jennifer Alen
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Tim Price and Jennifer Alen are the 2017 BAC 5K Jingle Bell Run Male and Female Champions.

Price ran to victory holding off challenges from youngsters, Price stopped the clock in 17:45, with Quincy Kuzyk was second in 17:59 and Ryan Outerbridge finished third clocking 18:35.

Alen was the 9 runner to cross the line clocking a time of 19:38, Gayle Lindsay was the second female finisher and 14th overall with a time of 19:53 and the third female finisher was Martina Olcheski-Bell who finished 27th overall clocking 21:10.

2017 BAC 5K Jingle Bell Run Top 20 Finishers

17:45 Tim Price

17:59 Quincy Kuzyk
18:35 Ryan Outerbridge
18:38 Christopher Harris
18:52 Jonas Muir Wood
19:10 Chayce Smith
19:25 Jake Brislane
19:36 Kanaz Tuzo
19:38 Jennifer Alen
19:42 Edward Shum
19:45 James Roberts
19:50 Barry Murphy
19:52 Shay Brown
19:53 Gayle Lindsay
19:56 Mike Schindel
20:05 Alexander Southern
20:06 Ciaran Keaveny
20:13 Byron Rencken
20:32 Neil Burt
20:33 Will Green
Friday, December 08, 2017
Power of One Revealed at Victor Scott Primary

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Bermuda Security Group (BSG) & ABC Football Foundation mark launch of Power of One with Andrew and David Bascome joining forces at Victor Scott School

The Football Matters programme led in-school by Physical Education teacher, Nuri Lathan alongside ABC certified coaches, Aaron Lugo, Dashun Cooper, Selina Bascome and Andrew Bascome, Founder of ABC Football Foundation partnered with David Bascome, Creator of the Power of One Programme and funded by lead sponsor Bermuda Security Group created a fully comprehensive football and character development programme at the Victor Scott School.

The BSG - ABC Football at Victor Scott programme incorporates Andrew Bascome's grassroots coaching philosophy that is child-centered and geared character development, discipline and active learning.

The BSG's sponsorship contributed to equipment, facility, coaching and the integration of the Power of One classroom component.

Herman Tucker, a former student of the Central School (which became Victor Scott), made a public call for Central School alumni to come together to enhance the school's physical infrastructure and security.

A number of anonymous donors, former students, heeded the call and the school field has been resurfaced and upgraded, and now accommodates BFA sanctioned community football on weekends.
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