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April 19th, 2018
Kyron A. McMaster reps athletes of small nations

GOLD COAST, Australia - Kyron A. McMaster, 400m hurdles champion and inaugural Virgin Islands (VI) gold medalist sat at the head table with top executives of the Commonwealth Games Federation, GOLDOC, and Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games at the final day press conference of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

April 18th, 2018
Exclusive: Kyron A. McMaster speaks ‘I am grateful for BVI support’

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - He is being called by every media organisation in the world seeking interviews, and comments. However, the 21-year-old Virgin Islander Kyron A. McMaster who won the first Commonwealth Games gold medal for the tiny British Overseas Territory of the Virgin Islands (VI) with less than 30,000 people spoke briefly exclusively to his hometown newspaper Virgin Islands News Online.

April 17th, 2018
Team VI ends Gold Coast 2018 with historic Gold medal & fanfare

GOLD COAST, Australia - As the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games came to an end on April 15, 2018, Ephraim Penn, President of the BVI Commonwealth Games Association (BVICGA) commended the athletes for their hard work and dedication despite the devastating hurricanes of September 2017.

April 12th, 2018
McMaster wins VI’s first Commonwealth Games gold!

QUEENSLAND, Australia- In what has captured the hearts of athletes and fans around the globe, hurdler Kyron A. McMaster, who lost his coach Xavier Dag Samuels tragically to Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017, won the first ever Commonwealth Games gold medal for the [British] Virgin Islands.

April 11th, 2018
4 VI athletes advance to finals @ Commonwealth Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - As the Virgin Islands (VI) athletes showcase their talents in their respective events at the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games in Australia, four of them have now advanced to the finals on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

April 9th, 2018
Harrigan-Scott applauded after performance @ Commonwealth Games

GOLD COAST, Australia - Tahesia G. Harrigan-Scott, Virgin Islands (VI) 100-meter sprinter was praised for her performance at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games on Monday, April 8, 2018.

April 6th, 2018
VI athletes represent territory at 2018 Gold Coast Opening

BRISBANE, Australia - A team of 10 Virgin Islands (VI) athletes along with other VI officials entered the Carrara Stadium at the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) opening ceremony on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 which was led by Kyron A. McMaster, 400m hurdler who was selected to as the flag bearer.

April 5th, 2018
Struiken strikes in Hauteville 5K in Carrot Bay

CARROT BAY, Tortola, VI- Cliff Struiken blazed to victory, with hardly a challenge, when the Hauteville 5K Series made a stop in Carrot Bay, Tortola on March 31, 2018.

April 4th, 2018
87-year old Tattersall sweeps awards @ 2018 BVI Spring Regatta

NANNY CAY, Tortola, VI - On April 1, 2018, the final day of racing in the 47th edition of the BVI Spring Regatta, which ended on a light note along with plenty of cold beer, sunshine and smiles, the story was really about the fantastic job Nanny Cay and the regatta organisers have done to make this year's BVI Spring Regatta event happen post Hurricane Irma.

April 3rd, 2018
Elinah Phillip captures 2 silver medals @ Carifta Swim Meet in Jamaica

ST ANDREW, Kingston, Jamaica- While the track and field athletes from the Virgin Islands were only able to pick up a bronze medal at the 47th Flow Carifta Games in The Bahamas over the Easter weekend, swimmer Elinah Phillip has managed to pick up two silver medals at the ongoing Carifta Swimming Championships in Jamaica.



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