Category: Sports

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 /
Islanders still on top, still unbeaten

Islanders still on top, still unbeaten

The Islanders completed an eventful weekend of football on Sunday (November 20) with a battling 3-1 victory over One Love Football Club. Julian Davidson (in the third minute) and Fitzroy Daley (in the 15th minute) settled any nerves early and […]

by / on November 22, 2016 at 7:58 AM /
BVI athlete wants world record, to study in US

BVI athlete wants world record, to study in US

The territory’s first IAAF World Junior Championship 400m hurdle bronze medalist Kyron McMaster signed off on a letter of intent with the University of Florida yesterday (November 16) at the A O Shirley Recreational Grounds on Tortola. The BVIslander will […]

by / on November 17, 2016 at 10:26 AM /
INSPIRE BVI: The wonder child

INSPIRE BVI: The wonder child

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff On a water-drenched field in Road Town on Saturday, a 15-year-old boy from Bregado Flax Educational Centre displayed one of the finest piece of football ever witnessed in the national league. He repeatedly […]

by / on November 14, 2016 at 8:35 AM /