Category: Sports

Myron banks on Kyron, needs money for athletes

Myron banks on Kyron, needs money for athletes

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff All lawmakers who mentioned the issue agreed that homage should be paid to the British Virgin Islands’ athletes who have been performing relatively well on the international stage in recent times. But some […]

by / on April 25, 2017 at 8:19 AM /
3 silver, 3 bronze

3 silver, 3 bronze

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) has earned a total of six medals at the 2017 CARIFTA Games, which ended yesterday (April 17) at the Ergilio Hato Stadium in Curaçao. Djimon Gumbs copped two silver medals and Akira Phillip earned one […]

by / on April 18, 2017 at 7:45 AM /
McMaster lauded

McMaster lauded

Government Information Service (press release) –  BVIslander Mr Kyron McMaster ranks 2nd fastest in the world in the 400 metres Hurdles (400mH) after having completed the race at the Florida Relays with a time of 48.71. Mr McMaster recovered from […]

by / on April 12, 2017 at 5:41 AM /
Luke appointed to territory’s football association

Luke appointed to territory’s football association

The BVI Football Association (BVIFA) has announced the appointment of Juliana Luke as its new general secretary, following what it said was the ‘successful interim term’ of Paul Hewlett. “Hewlett came into the Association and added new dimensions of professionalism […]

by / on April 10, 2017 at 6:51 AM /
BVI gets warm response at US tennis tournament

BVI gets warm response at US tennis tournament

BVI Tourist Board (press release) – The British Virgin Islands Tourist Board has generated great interest with its presence at the recently concluded 2017 Miami Open Tennis Tournament. The British Virgin Islands (BVI) was the exclusive Caribbean destination sponsor for […]

by / on April 5, 2017 at 6:00 AM /
Photos: Totally Evil prevails

Photos: Totally Evil prevails

Totally Evil, which is owned by Alliance Point Stables in the US Virgin Islands, galloped to victory in the feature race at Ellis Thomas Downs in the British Virgin Islands yesterday, April 2. The race had a purse of $8,000. […]

by / on April 3, 2017 at 8:59 AM /
Harriette Skelton softball league starts

Harriette Skelton softball league starts

Power Outage defeated Pirates and That’s Ya Problem triumphed over Hawks on the opening day of the Harriette Skelton Fast Pitch Softball League in Road Town. The winning scoreline in favour of That’s Ya Problem 10-0. That’s Ya Problem, which […]

by / on March 21, 2017 at 5:00 AM /
Huggins creates history

Huggins creates history

Nelda Huggins, who is enrolled at Iowa Central College, has become the first female athlete from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) to win an individual title at any collegiate level in the United States. Chantel Malone previously achieved similar distinction, […]

by / on March 8, 2017 at 5:38 AM /
Darel Christopher – BVI’s first international professional cyclist

Darel Christopher – BVI’s first international professional cyclist

Darel Christopher Jr is the British Virgin Island’s first international professional cyclist. His licence has been sanctioned by the International Cycling Union. Minister responsible for sports Myron Walwyn said he is proud of the young Virgin Islander’s achievements. “It seems […]

by / on February 20, 2017 at 7:44 AM /
$6K paid out after two football competitions

$6K paid out after two football competitions

The Sugar Boys beat Islanders Football Club 1-0 to win the President’s Cup in front a relatively large crowd at the A O Shirley Recreational Ground in Tortola on Sunday, February 12. The win is a redemption of sorts for […]

by / on February 14, 2017 at 7:59 AM /