Category: Sports

Track and Field: Development meet being held

Track and Field: Development meet being held

The BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) said it will host its first development meet of the year today (January 13) at the A.O. Shirley Recreational Grounds in Road Town, Tortola. “We anticipate a great track and field season with lots of […]

by / on January 13, 2017 at 6:07 AM /
Youth sailors wrap up 2016 in Orange Bowl Regatta, Miami

Youth sailors wrap up 2016 in Orange Bowl Regatta, Miami

PRESS RELEASE – Three Team BVI Sailors wrapped up 2016 with a trip to Miami to race in the 2016 Orange Bowl Regatta, December 26-30, 2016. The first two days of racing saw light winds from 5-10 knots. The third […]

by / on January 6, 2017 at 6:20 AM /
2016 top athletes awarded

2016 top athletes awarded

A number of local athletes who excelled at their respective sporting disciplines during this year were awarded during the 2016 Athletes Awards Gala held at the Moorings Mariner Inn last evening, December 29. Top athletes were awarded across three different […]

by / on December 30, 2016 at 7:03 AM /
Nominees for annual sports awards named

Nominees for annual sports awards named

Several local athletes are waiting with bated breath to find out if they will cop any of the top awards at the annual BVI Athletes Awards Gala, where Jamaican Olympic relay gold medalist Michael Frater will be guest speaker. The […]

by / on December 28, 2016 at 6:44 AM /
PHOTOS: Huge crowd as BVI wins big Boxing Day race

PHOTOS: Huge crowd as BVI wins big Boxing Day race

For the second consecutive time, the British Virgin Islands’ Family Affairs Stables won the feature race during the annual Boxing Day Races at the Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cow’s Bay, Tortola. A relatively large crowd was present at the […]

by / on December 27, 2016 at 7:38 AM /
BVI children attend NBA through Digicel Jumpstart

BVI children attend NBA through Digicel Jumpstart

PRESS RELEASE: Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) announced this week that the top 13 boys and girls from the Digicel NBA Jumpstart Elite Camp in the British Virgin Islands attended an NBA game at Madison Square Garden in New […]

by / on December 15, 2016 at 4:00 AM /
Football affected by power outage – One Love shine

Football affected by power outage – One Love shine

The power outage that hit the entire island of Tortola on Sunday affected the final match in the National Football League ahead of the Christmas break. The outage caused the cancellation of the Rebels against Old Madrid clash. There was […]

by / on December 14, 2016 at 7:59 AM /
Wins for Panthers, Sugar Boyz, Rebels

Wins for Panthers, Sugar Boyz, Rebels

Mid table action in the Men’s National Football League kicked it up a notch over the weekend (December 3 and 4) with the Panthers recording their first win of the season, and Old Madrid and the Wolues both beaten. The […]

by / on December 6, 2016 at 5:10 AM /
Victory for Rebels, Islanders and One Love

Victory for Rebels, Islanders and One Love

As the Football Association’s National League continued over the weekend, One Love dented Old Madrid’s top four aspirations with a comfortable 3-0 win, the Islanders stayed unbeaten, and the Rebels closed in on second place in the standings. All the […]

by / on November 29, 2016 at 6:29 AM /
Twin athletes sign letters of intent with university

Twin athletes sign letters of intent with university

Twin sisters Trevia and Tynelle Gumbs signed letters of intent with the University of Central Florida (UCF) in Orlando last week Tuesday, November 15. While furthering their athletic career, Trevia will pursue a Mass Communications Degree, while Tynelle will pursue […]

by / on November 24, 2016 at 6:35 AM /