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August 13th, 2019
Gov’t assures Ellis Thomas Downs will be fixed

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI- While admitting that the renovation of Ellis Thomas Downs, the territory’s lone horse racing facility, is not on the front burner for Government, Premier and Minister of Finance Honourable Andrew A. Fahie (R1) has said “other things” for horse racing will be done in the interim.

August 12th, 2019
UPDATE: Hon Fraser B/Ball League Draft rescheduled to August 14, 2019

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Teams in the 2019 Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League will get an opportunity to choose their elite players from the draft pool on August 14, 2019 at the Save the Seed Energy Center.

August 12th, 2019
‘In paradise there is a football pitch!’- FIFA President ‘Gianni’ Infantino

EAST End, Tortola, VI- “I am a happy man today when I come here to this beautiful place. I mean it is part of paradise… in paradise there is a football pitch,” were some of the remarks of President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), Giovanni V. Infantino aka 'Gianni' on his historic visit to the Virgin Islands on August 11, 2019.

August 11th, 2019
VI Footballers win CONCACAF U-15 Championships in Florida

BRADENTON, Florida, USA- Sporting history has once again been created in the Virgin Islands, this time through football.

August 11th, 2019
FIFA President Giovanni V. Infantino visits VI today, Aug. 11, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the world governing body for football, Giovanni V. Infantino, will make an inaugural visit to the Virgin Islands today, August 11, 2019, as part of his three-day tour of the Caribbean region.

August 10th, 2019
Improved showing for VI ‘All Stars’ @ Paradise Jam Tour in STT

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The Virgin Islands National ‘All Stars’ Basketball Team has been gaining valuable experience at the Paradise Jam Tour in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI), playing against collegiate level Division One teams from the United States of America (USA).

August 9th, 2019
VI National Basketball Team participating in ‘Paradise Jam Tour’ in STT

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- A Senior National Basketball Team of the [British] Virgin Islands, comprising 'All Star' players, is taking part in the Paradise Jam Tour in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI).

August 8th, 2019
Henry 6th in Pan Am Games Shot Put

By Dean H. Greenaway aka ‘The Sportsman’

LIMA, Peru, SA—Eldred Henry brought the curtains down on the Virgin Islands’ track and field participation in the 18th Pan Am Games in Lima, Peru on Wednesday night, August 7, 2019 with a sixth placed Shot Put finish, after Ashley N. Kelly had a non-advancing time in the 400m semi-final.

August 7th, 2019
UPDATE: ‘Winning gold is a big deal’- Chantel E. Malone

By Dean H. Greenaway

LIMA, Peru, SA—Four years after a medal slipped from her grasp in the final round of competition in Toronto, Canada, Long Jumper Chantel Ellen Malone buried the field on her first attempt, to win the Virgin Islands (VI) first Pan Am Games medal in its 36-year history, on the opening day of track and field in Estadio Nacional, in Lima, Peru on August 6, 2019.

August 6th, 2019
Lettsome sets sail as Malone jumps into Pan Am Games action

Dean H. Greenaway aka ‘The Sportsman’

LIMA, Peru, SA—Laser Sailor Thad A. Lettsome finally got the wind in his sail and made his debut in the 18th Pan Am Games sailing competition in Paracas, Peru yesterday, August 5, 2019 where he had two races, after the first two days of racing and four races were cancelled.

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