Category: Sports

BVI Olympic Committee celebrates 30 years

BVI Olympic Committee celebrates 30 years

PRESS RELEASE: The BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) marked 30 years of the Virgin Islands’ participation in regional and international Games with a reception that honoured the first Olympians to represent the territory. The celebratory event, which took place at Old Government […]

by / on November 9, 2014 at 6:00 AM /
Five to represent territory at CAC Games

Five to represent territory at CAC Games

The BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC) has named the five athletes who will represent the territory at the XXII Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games, which will be held at Vera Cruz in Mexico from November 14 to 30. They will […]

by / on November 4, 2014 at 7:39 AM /
More money coming for elite athletes

More money coming for elite athletes

Elite athletes representing the territory will soon see an increase in the amount of money paid to them as stipend to help offset their monthly expenses, said Ephraim Penn, president of the BVI Olympic Committee (BVIOC). He stated that the […]

by / on November 3, 2014 at 8:00 AM /
Track administrator dies

Track administrator dies

Lenford G. Levy, a former sports officer in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), was found dead on Wednesday in Puerto Rico. It is not clear what caused the shocking death of the Jamaican native, who, up to the time of […]

by / on October 31, 2014 at 8:00 AM /
Basketball clash returns

Basketball clash returns

Top level basketball will return to the British Virgin Islands on November 28 and 29 with the return of Tropical Shootout 2014 at the Multi-Purpose Complex on Tortola. This year, the event is a National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) […]

by / on October 23, 2014 at 6:00 AM /
PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

PHOTOS: Scores attend soap box derby

Scores of persons turned out on Sunday for the BVI Soap Box Derby hosted by Caribbean Insurers Limited and the BVI Motorsports Associations. The event held at the H. Lavity Stoutt Community College in Paraquita Bay was to raise donations […]

by / on October 20, 2014 at 12:11 PM /
Tennis players beat rivals overseas

Tennis players beat rivals overseas

Paul Oliver and Justine Bryson of Tortola Sports Club in the British Virgin Islands earned first place finishes in their respective categories at a junior tennis tournament held from October 10 to 13 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. There were […]

by / on October 15, 2014 at 7:55 AM /
Basketball league to host All Star night games

Basketball league to host All Star night games

PRESS RELEASE – For the second year, the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League will host its popular All Star night games in anticipation of the upcoming playoffs. The All Star games scheduled for Saturday October 11, […]

by / on October 9, 2014 at 4:18 AM /
Photos: Apollo Sky wins big

Photos: Apollo Sky wins big

Apollo Sky dominated the track, out-running two rivals to rule the feature race at Ellis Thomas Downs in Sea Cow’s Bay on Sunday afternoon. The race over seven furlongs, which carried a purse of $6000, saw Apollo Sky out of […]

by / on October 7, 2014 at 8:12 AM /
Agreements signed; work likely to start on new stadium in November

Agreements signed; work likely to start on new stadium in November

Governor John Duncan and Premier Dr. D. Orlando Smith have signed the Development Agreement for a multi-purpose sports facility at Long Look on Tortola, and also a 25-year lease agreement for the use of the land. The signing of the […]

by / on October 3, 2014 at 6:34 AM /