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June 22nd, 2019
Dwight A. Hutchinson Jr wins Gen Y Factor 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Twenty-nine year old Dwight A. Hutchinson Jr is the winner of Gen Y Factor 2019 ‘Battle of the Sexes’ competition held at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex in Road Town, Tortola, this evening, June 22, 2019.

October 18th, 2017
Chapman eyeing World Cup glory with VI National Team

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - From the chilly streets of Stoke-on-Trent to the searing heat of the Caribbean, Leek Town goalkeeper Ben Chapman is eyeing potential future World Cup glory with the small Caribbean country, the [British] Virgin Islands.

June 1st, 2016
Pre-Primary Sports a great success

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The VI Sports 4 Life Organisation held a highly successful Pre-Primary School Games Day on Friday May 27, 2016 with 21 Schools and hundreds of boys and girls enjoying competition across various events.

April 25th, 2016
Local Media Houses lose employees as they struggle to remain competitive

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- It is not often that the media turns its lenses on itself to report on the ‘going ons’ in the media world. The media companies in the Virgin Islands, like any other business, goes through its ‘ups and downs’ and within the past year the three main online news sites (Virgin Islands News Online, BVI Platinum and BVI News) have lost some of their journalists (reporters) to most often greener pastures and are in the process of recruiting their replacements.

February 14th, 2015
Real competition: always the best option

By Dickson Igwe

Colin O’Neal is a powerful name in Virgin Islands Society. He is the proverbial BIG SHOT. A wealthy aristocrat, businessman and lawyer: Scion of a West Indian merchant and commercial dynasty going back to the early 1900s.

October 9th, 2014
‘Come out & support the players @ All Star Night’ – Asst. Comm. Milton C. McLean

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - For the second year, the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League will host its popular All Star night games in anticipation of the upcoming playoffs and Assistant Commissioner of the League Milton C. McLean has urged fans to come out and rally in support of both the junior and senior players in what promises to be an evening of excitement.

August 2nd, 2014
Competition: the best form of regulation

By Dickson Igwe

The regulatory mechanism is controlled by the wealthy and powerful. This is the tiny number of people at the pinnacle of the Virgin Islands social and economic pyramid. They own and manage the telecoms businesses. They also possess enormous political clout. These people profess to be business minded: in reality they are weary of real competition. Competition will eat into their bottom line.

July 17th, 2014
'MMA in Paradise 4' on this Saturday

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), a sport that is rapidly gaining popularity in the Virgin Islands, will see a competition being held on Saturday evening July 19, 2014 at the Multipurpose Sports Complex, according to Dwayne N. Donovan, one of the main competitors.

July 4th, 2014
UPDATE: Finalists for 2nd Soca Monarch decided

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Last weekend organizers of the 2nd annual Soca Monarch narrowed down the list of those who are going to have a shot at the purse for this year’s Soca Monarch cash pocket and other prizes.

May 2nd, 2014
39th Customs Sports Tournament deemed a great success!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The hosting of the 39th Customs Sports Club Tournament in the Virgin Islands between April 17 and 21, 2014, has been hailed as a great success both on and off the field with some hotly contested sports competition mingled with social encounters.

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