Category: Sports

Referendum needed on parimutuel betting – Marshall

Referendum needed on parimutuel betting – Marshall

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff A referendum should be held to determine whether the British Virgin Islands should legalize parimutuel betting in the horse-racing industry, suggested former president of the BVI Horse Owners Association Dereck ‘Aruba’ Marshall. Over […]

by / on December 30, 2014 at 4:29 PM /
PHOTOS: Racing calendar ends in style

PHOTOS: Racing calendar ends in style

The 2014 horse racing calendar ended in fine style on Friday (December 26) with several spectators going wild particularly over the final clash which saw three horses in an intense battle from start to finish. All three took the lead […]

by / on December 27, 2014 at 2:19 PM /
Under-15 Girls rise to the top

Under-15 Girls rise to the top

BVI Football Association – The Under-15 Girls cruised into the top spot of the Marlon Penn Women’s Nine-a-side League with an emphatic 2-0 win over the Ballstarz on Sunday (December 7) at Greenland Playing Field, Tortola. Keithreece Smith fired the team ahead in […]

by / on December 9, 2014 at 4:11 AM /
Malone wins gold for the BVI

Malone wins gold for the BVI

Chantel Malone has won gold for the British Virgin Islands in Veracruz, Mexico, at the Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games. With a best leap of 6.46 metres, she won the women’s long jump today, ahead of Cuba and Mexico […]

by / on November 25, 2014 at 1:00 PM /
Scores in Marlon Penn competition

Scores in Marlon Penn competition

PRESS RELEASE – Old Madrid and the Islanders remained inseparable at the top of Group B in the Marlon Penn Nine-a-side after a 1-1 draw on Sunday (November 23) as the latest round of matches concluded at Greenland Playing Field, […]

by / on November 25, 2014 at 6:38 AM /
Marlon Penn league results

Marlon Penn league results

Action in the Marlon Penn Women’s Nine-a-side League played at Greenland in East End, Tortola, on Sunday (November 16) saw the Ballstarz hold off a concerted and tenacious challenge from the Under-15 Girls team to record a narrow 1-0 win. […]

by / on November 19, 2014 at 5:49 AM /
BVI welcomed to regional games

BVI welcomed to regional games

The British Virgin Islands, jointly with Aruba and Bahamas, has been welcomed to the 22nd Central American and Caribbean (CAC) Games being held in Veracruz, Mexico. A welcome ceremony took place on November 12 at the World Trade centre, and […]

by / on November 16, 2014 at 7:48 AM /
Girls rule in Penn’s league

Girls rule in Penn’s league

The Marlon Penn Nine-A-Side League for Men and Women continued on Sunday (November 9) with the Under-15 Girls team romping to a 3-0 win over the Panthers. Gaby Dawson’s long range free kick put the young ladies on their way […]

by / on November 12, 2014 at 6:51 AM /
Sailors compete overseas

Sailors compete overseas

PRESS RELEASE – Last weekend, 8th and 9th November, six sailors from the BVI Sailing Team travelled to Sint Maarten for the Sol Optimist Championship 2014. Rayne Duff, Nathan Haycraft, James Rajic-Knight and Kyle Roose competed in the Blue Fleet, […]

by / on November 11, 2014 at 5:59 AM /
Record number pre-register for half marathon

Record number pre-register for half marathon

PRESS RELEASE – A record number of persons have met early bird registration for the 9th Deloite-Ogier BVI Sunrise Half Marathon scheduled for November 22 officials revealed during a media briefing at the Department of Youth Affairs and Sports on […]

by / on November 10, 2014 at 5:38 AM /