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November 29th, 2017
VI miss out as Jamaica crowned RAN Sevens Champions

MEXICO CITY, Mexico — Jamaica Men and Mexico Women have been crowned the 2017 Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens Champions. Both teams have booked their ticket to Rugby World Cup Sevens in San Francisco as well as the Central American and Caribbean Sports Organisation (CACSO) Games.

November 26th, 2017
VI competing in Rugby Americas North Sevens Tournament

MEXICO CITY, Mexico – A team representing the [British] Virgin Islands (VI) arrived safely in Mexico on Friday November 24, 2017 to take part in the Rugby Americas North (RAN) Sevens tournament, with Commonwealth Games qualification at stake.

October 21st, 2017
VI 205th in Football World Rankings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Trinidad and Tobago’s emotional World Cup qualifying victory over the United States last Tuesday has propelled them to third in the Caribbean Football Union rankings after the release on Monday, October 16, 2017 of the World Rankings by the sport’s world governing body.

August 16th, 2017
VI rout TCI 7-3 in CONCACAF U15 Championship

FLORIDA, USA – The Virgin Islands (UK) U15 boys football team routed Turks and Caicos, 7-3, on Tuesday August 15, 2017 as the CONCACAF U15 Championship continued at the IMG Academy in Florida, USA.

August 14th, 2017
VI is No.1 tourism destination in Caribbean- US News & World Report

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The 2017-2018 US News and World Report Best Vacation rankings recently announced the Virgin Islands as number one on their list of best places to visit in the Caribbean.

December 19th, 2016
VI reach Leewards Basketball Final; Lose to St Kitts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Virgin Islands (VI) were routed by St Kitts, 73-57, in the championship game of the Leeward Islands Basketball Tournament on Saturday December 17, 2016 in the Rodney McArthur Rey Auditorium, Anguilla.

November 19th, 2016
VI Rugby Seven’s reach RAN Shield Final

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – A seven-a-side rugby squad, representing the Virgin Islands Rugby Union competed at the 2016 Rugby Americas North Sevens Championship in Trinidad and came home as runners up in the Shield Final.

September 30th, 2016
VI could face EU sanctions over its offshore sector

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands is listed among eight British overseas territories and crown dependencies that could face EU economic sanctions after Brussels identified them as having low or no corporation tax.

September 10th, 2016
Why social class fails in the Virgin Islands

Dickson Igwe

Now, this Old Boy did not realise that a story on social class in the Virgin Islands would generate great interest. He has received much feedback from some of the general public on his story on social class. Most of the feedback disagrees with his notion that social class is a back burner matter in paradise.

August 16th, 2016
VI volleyballers stay winless @ ECVA U23 Tournament

LA CLERY, St Lucia- The Virgin Islands (VI) U23 Women’s Volleyball team remained winless after suffering a 3-0 loss to St Vincent and the Grenadines in the Bronze Medal match on Sunday August 14, 2016 at the inaugural Eastern Caribbean Volleyball Association (ECVA) Under-23 Women’s Tournament, at the Vide Boutielle Secondary School’s court in St Lucia.

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