Round 2: Hill & Sports Minister Weeks Back in the Ring on Court Street Round 3 Next Week on Fresh TV

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Call it a clash of the titans, but it's a clash that as of the start of this week, marks the second round of heated discussions, live on Court Street between Bermuda's only Olympic Bronze medalist Clarence Hill and Sports Minister Michael Weeks. Bermuda Real first heard of this latest incident fr... Readmore

Bermuda’s Own World Triathlete Champion to End ITU Career on Her Home Turf

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Bermuda's own World Triathlon champion Flora Duffy intends to bow out gracefully from her ITU triathlon career on her home turf when the island hosts the World Triathlon Grand Final in 2021. Duffy's plans were revealed yesterday with the announcement that Bermuda is once again, set to host one of... Readmore

SCC Cup Match Team’s Dion Stovell Presented With MVP Award

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Sports Minister Michael Weeks today presented Dion Stovell with the the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award for his performance in Cup Match 2018. The presentation was held today in the boardroom of the Department of Youth, Sport and Recreation. Minister Weeks said he took "great honour" in pres... Readmore

Sports Minister Weeks on Disability & Sports in Bermuda

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Sports Minister Michael Weeks, who also holds responsibility for Social Development, informed parliamentarians on Friday, that his Ministry "intends to launch an initiative to highlight the sporting achievements of, and make sports more socially inclusive for, persons with disabilities in Bermuda". ... Readmore

SCC President Issues Big Thank You to Community For Making Cup Match 2018 a Huge Success

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Elected just last year as the club's youngest-ever head executive, Somerset Cricket Club President Vashun Blanchette issued a big thank you to the Bermuda community for making Bermuda's biggest holiday and his first as the man at the helm at SCC a huge success. Speaking the day after the annual t... Readmore

Somerset Nails Cup Match 2018 With First 2-1-Victory Since 1948 – Motorcade Starts at SCC at 2pm

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[caption id="attachment_7961" align="alignleft" width="363"] SCC Captain Jordan DeSilva[/caption] Somerset Cricket Club nailed a two-to-one Cup Match victory on Friday, the first victory in seven years, and the first two-to-one win by 34 runs since 1948. In what will go down in histo... Readmore

SCC Opening Batsmen Set New First-Wicket Partnership Record at Cup Match 2018

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Somerset opening batsmen Terryn Fray and Chris Douglas set a new first-wicket partnership record on day on of the two-day annual 2018 Cup Match Classic on Thursday. Somerset Cup Match Captain Jordan DeSilva opted to go to bat "to runs" from the outset. And by the end of the first day of play S... Readmore

Cup Match 2018 Gets Underway on Emancipation Day at Somerset Cricket Club

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Somerset won the toss and opted to go to bat, as in the words of Somerset Cup Match Captain, Jordan DeSilva: "to score a lot of runs early". At this hour the two-day annual classic is about to get underway under sunny skies and no rain in sight for at least the next few days. Be sure to tune i... Readmore

Government Gives SCC Cup Match Hosts $75,000 in First Annual Funding For Both Clubs

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A big day at Somerset Cricket Club on Monday, where hundreds turned out for a seniors tea party, that started with a big presentation by the Premier, who presented a $75,000 cheque to SCC President Vashun Blanchette to help defray costs for the "uniquely Bermudian celebration" of Emancipation and Cu... Readmore

Sports Minister Weeks on The Important Link Between Cup Match & Emancipation in Bermuda

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[caption id="attachment_6557" align="alignleft" width="443"] Michael Weeks, Minister of Social Development & Sports[/caption] Sports Minister Michael Weeks took time out this morning, to highlight the "historical importance and significance" of the Annual Cup Match Classic on the floor o... Readmore