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December 29th, 2016
Michael Frater Guest of Honour @ Athletes Awards Gala

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Jamaican Sprinter Michael Frater is to be the Guest of Honour at the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) 8th Annual Awards Gala at The Moorings on Thursday December 29, 2016.

September 23rd, 2016
BVI Airways got $5M from taxpayers but owes BVIAA $99K

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- After already forwarding some $5M to defunct airline BVI Airways, the people of the Virgin Islands are now learning that BVI Airways still owes the government of the Virgin Islands.

June 30th, 2016
Barbados, T&T relay teams eyeing Rio @ 2nd OECS C/ships

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- With the addition of Trinidad and Tobago’s Women’s 4 x 400m Relay added to the 2nd OECS Championships line up as they seek to qualify for Rio, BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) officials are now expecting 185 visiting athletes and officials for the 2-day competition on Saturday July 2 and Sunday July 3, 2016.

March 5th, 2016
Records highlight first session of BVIAA National Jr C/ships

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Several Under-18 Girls kicked off Session I of the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) National Jr Championships last night, March 4, 2016 with record performances, highlighted by High Jumper Z’Niah Hutchinson and Javelin Thrower Arianna Hayde.

February 12th, 2016
Flip flopping again? Premier Smith admits BVI Airways owes nothing to BVIAA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Premier and Minister of Finance Dr The Honourable D. Orlando Smith has confirmed that nothing else is owed by BVI Airways to the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) following a court case in 2014 which resulted in the outstanding balance being resolved after $70,000 had been paid.

February 9th, 2016
BVIAA contradicts Premier Smith on legal action against BVI Airways

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- So far no legal action has been taken against BVI Airways to recover funds owed to the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) more than two years ago.

January 28th, 2016
BVIAA Founding Member Reynold S. ‘Rey’ O'Neal OBE honoured with IOC Trophy

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Reynold S. ‘Rey’ O'Neal OBE, a 1970 founding member of the British Virgin Islands Athletics Association (BVIAA) and a 1980 founding member of the BVI Olympic Committee, was honored during a tribute evening black tie dinner on Saturday night, January 23, 2016 at Maria's By The Sea, where he received the International Olympic Committee's Pierre de Coubertin trophy.

January 27th, 2016
Warner breaks 22-year old VI 400m Hurdles record

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Lakeisha “Mimi” Warner chopped 1.07 seconds off her personal best en route to taking down Pat Archibald’s 22-year old 400m Hurdles National Record mark of 60.0 seconds handheld time from 1984, when the BVI Athletics Association’s Development Series meet was held on Friday January 22, 2016.

January 7th, 2016
‘Athletics still in 1970 without an office’ - Dean H. Greenaway

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- President of the British Virgin Islands Athletics Association (BVIAA) Dean H. ‘The Sportsman’ Greenaway has lamented the fact that the BVIAA still does not have an office after 45 years in existence.

October 22nd, 2015
Island Bird aircraft lands safely following landing gear problem

BEEF ISLAND, VI - First responders rushed into position shortly after 4pm today October 22, 2015 as an Island Bird aircraft reportedly sounded the alarm that it was having technical problems likely to pose landing challenges at the Terrence B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island.



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