Category: Sports

Photos: BVI teams beaten by visitor

Photos: BVI teams beaten by visitor

With support from the Emmanuel Softball Academy, four teams recently participated in a three-day friendly competition at the E Walwyn Brewley Softball Park in the British Virgin Islands. The contest was organized by the academy’s Director Jose Faulkner, with assistance […]

by / on October 25, 2016 at 6:00 AM /
Big wins, including a shocker, in weekend matches

Big wins, including a shocker, in weekend matches

While the Islanders put a dent in the title hopes of the Wolues and the Sugar Boys stormed all over Virgin Gorda, the surprise result of the National Leagues fixtures last weekend was without doubt Old Madrid’s 3-2 victory over […]

by / on October 12, 2016 at 2:39 AM /
Four players from BVI win NBA experience

Four players from BVI win NBA experience

Four basketball players from the British Virgin Islands (BVI) have made the list of 13 youngsters from the Caribbean and Bermuda who will participate in what is being called an authentic National Basketball Association (NBA) experience, which will be held […]

by / on October 10, 2016 at 8:00 AM /
Big wins, many cards in weekend clashes

Big wins, many cards in weekend clashes

Perennial league champions Islanders Football Club secured victory on Saturday (October 1) in the National League at the AO Shirley Recreational Grounds with their third straight win, 4-0, against the Panthers. Avondale Williams smashed home a 25-yard half volley to […]

by / on October 4, 2016 at 8:00 AM /
Stadium in east to be completed by early February

Stadium in east to be completed by early February

The installation of an artificial football pitch at the stadium in East End/Long Look took a significant step forward over the last few days following the arrival of Heribert Hammes, a FIFA-approved installation expert, who has vast experience in overseeing […]

by / on September 24, 2016 at 7:00 PM /
Exciting matches open national league

Exciting matches open national league

BVI Football Association – The 2016/17 National League kicked off in fine style on Sunday, September 18, in front of a large crowd and two exciting matches on the A.O. Shirley Ground. The first game saw two teams – Panthers […]

by / on September 20, 2016 at 6:24 AM /
Fair Play for women

Fair Play for women

The British Virgin Islands Football Association (FA) has approved its Women Committee’s plans to introduce a ‘Fair Play’ award in its national nine-a-side league this season. The award, which is called CAPS Leadership Award, will be presented to the team […]

by / on September 14, 2016 at 4:46 AM /
‘I am optimistic for the future’

‘I am optimistic for the future’

While declaring that the BVI Football Association now has a clear pathway for youths from five years old to senior representative levels, President of the Association Andy Bickerton said sponsors are being sought to join in the “increased interest” in […]

by / on September 8, 2016 at 6:36 AM /
‘This is the fight of my life’

‘This is the fight of my life’

By Horace Mills, BVI News Online Staff The man who has been the new face of boxing in the British Virgin Islands, Julan ‘Iron Fist’ Brown, will face the test of his life at seven o’ clock this evening, August […]

by / on August 31, 2016 at 7:57 AM /
Football league in the offing with $11K up for grabs

Football league in the offing with $11K up for grabs

The BVI Football Association National League will kick off on Sunday, September 18, and is expected to be hotly contested with a total prize money of $11,000. The league, which is the start of a full calendar of football for […]

by / on August 30, 2016 at 6:06 AM /