Category: Sports

Malone seeks podium finish after making history

Malone seeks podium finish after making history

Local athlete Chantel Malone has made history by earning the British Virgin Islands a place in a final at the 2017 IAAF World Championships being held in London. She made the final start list of the Women’s Long Jump after […]

by / on August 11, 2017 at 6:57 AM /
VIDEO: McMaster disqualified; Kelly advances

VIDEO: McMaster disqualified; Kelly advances

The British Virgin Islands’ hope of winning its first medal on the international stage became more difficult today when the world leading Kyron McMaster faced disqualification. As such, he did not advance out of Heat Two at the IAAF World […]

by / on August 6, 2017 at 6:49 PM /
Winners!

Winners!

The all-male team of Power Outage and the female squad known as That’s Ya Problem have won the 2017 Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch Softball League. In their game on the weekend, That’s Ya Problem defeated Haws 15-14. That’s Ya Problem […]

by / on July 25, 2017 at 12:00 PM /
PHOTOS: BVI welcomes personal bests

PHOTOS: BVI welcomes personal bests

There was jubilation at the Road Town Jetty yesterday as supporters welcomed the return of local athletes who participated in last week’s Commonwealth Youth Games in The Bahamas. The week-long competition ended with the BVI walking away with two medals. […]

by / on July 25, 2017 at 7:55 AM /
History makers return home

History makers return home

By Davion Smith, BVI News Online Journalist When Beyonce DeFreitas crossed the finish line in the 200 metres final on Sunday, she stopped the clock at 23.88 seconds, landing the British Virgin Islands (BVI) its second medal ever in the […]

by / on July 25, 2017 at 7:16 AM /
Gumbs wins historic medal for BVI

Gumbs wins historic medal for BVI

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has won a bronze – it’s first medal ever at the Commonwealth Youth Games. Discuss thrower Dijimon Gumbs received the medal yesterday with a heave of 56.24m. The event was won by Connor Bell from […]

by / on July 21, 2017 at 11:50 AM /
VIDEO: McMaster finishes second in London

VIDEO: McMaster finishes second in London

British Virgin Islands athlete Kyron McMaster finished second at the prestigious Müller Anniversary Games in London yesterday – his first international clash since May when he set a world leading 47.80 seconds in Jamaica. He, yesterday, also became the first […]

by / on July 10, 2017 at 5:22 AM /
VG puts on gallant fight to reach quarter final

VG puts on gallant fight to reach quarter final

Virgin Gorda United stunned Old Madrid with a late equalizer, and then a penalty shoot-out victory in the same game to reach quarter final in the Terry Evans Cup. The winning team will next play in the quarter final against […]

by / on July 7, 2017 at 6:19 AM /
Suspended! Leagues declare war on indiscipline

Suspended! Leagues declare war on indiscipline

Amid plans to make each disciplinary action applicable across all basketball leagues in the territory, President of the BVI Basketball Federation Guy Malone today disclosed that the player involved in a recent fight at a match venue in Road Town […]

by / on June 21, 2017 at 3:13 PM /
BVI footballers test skills in Saint Maarten

BVI footballers test skills in Saint Maarten

Teams selected from the Virgin Gorda Football League, but also containing a few players from Tortola, travelled to Saint Maarten over the holiday weekend and returned home with bragging rights. The overall team, which is known as the Virgin Gorda […]

by / on June 9, 2017 at 5:23 AM /