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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.

August 23rd, 2015
Harrigan-Scott places 5th in IAAF Worlds Heat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Whilst all the attention has been on Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin, two of the territory’s top athletes are also competing at the 15th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Beijing, China.

June 5th, 2015
Small aircraft loses wheel on TB Lettsome Airport runway

BEEF ISLAND, VI – The circumstances surrounding the incident is yet not clear, however, a small aircraft lost one of its wheels while on the runway of the Terrance B. Lettsome International Airport on Beef Island this morning, June 5, 2015.

May 14th, 2015
BVI Airports Authority cashier arrested on suspicion of theft

BEEF ISLAND, VI – (Post Time: 10:10am) Information just reaching Virgin Islands News Online from our Team of Reporters across the Virgin Islands is that a female cashier employed at the BVI Airports Authority (BVIAA) was arrested while on the job yesterday, May 13, 2015 allegedly on suspicion of theft.

January 20th, 2015
King & Kelly finish 1, 2 in the Gotham Cup 200m

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The 2015 Track and Field season is well and truly underway with several strong performances abroad and also at the BVIAA’s 1st Development Meet held on Friday January 16, 2015.

September 30th, 2014
Finally! Anegada Airport to get overdue facelift – says Mr. Rhodni A. Skelton

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Chairman of the Anegada Lobster Festival Mr. Rhodni A. Skelton yesterday September 29, 2014 announced that there will be a friendlier outlook to the Auguste George International Airport on Anegada in time for the festival there.

August 16th, 2014
2nd Annual 1st District Athletic Camp concludes tomorrow!

CAPOON’S BAY, Tortola, VI – Dozens of excited, enthusiastic young athletes will be showing off their new found skills tomorrow Sunday August 17, 2014, when the second Annual BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) First District “Run, Throw, Jump” Kids Athletic Camp concludes with a Mini Track Meet at Capoon’s Bay.

February 13th, 2014
Who will take bragging rights in Johnny Hassan Relays?

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It’s not just bragging rights up for grabs during Friday’s Johnny Hassan Relays , but also a $300 purse, that the former BVI Athletics Association President has put up to add even more spice to the event.

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