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May 8th, 2019
Promise kept! Sports Minister presents $10k cheque to BVIAA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- A promise to provide financial assistance to the further development of sports and athletes in the Territory was fulfilled on May 7, 2019 when Minister for Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture, Dr The Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley aka ‘Sowande Uhuru’ presented a cheque of $10, 000.00 US to the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA).

April 12th, 2019
VI athletes off to represent at 2019 Carifta Games

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – As the Virgin Islands (VI) athletics team head off to the Cayman Islands for the 2019 edition of the XLVIII Carifta Games, team members were told to “visualize your race,” by President of the BVI Athletics Association (BVAA) Mr Steve Augustine.

April 2nd, 2018
Brathwaite advances to 200m final @ 2018 Carifta Games

NASSAU, The Bahamas- Bronze medalist in the 100m Boys Under 20 event Rikkoi A.R. Brathwaite will be eyeing another podium finish on the closing day of the 47th Flow Carifta Games in Nassau, The Bahamas later today, April 2, 2018.

April 1st, 2018
Carifta mix-up sees Brathwaite collect silver then stripped!

NASSAU, The Bahamas, WI- It is not the first time such confusion has happened in athletics but it can be a little disappointing when officials get the results of an event wrong and then have to make the correction after medals would have been already handed out.

February 28th, 2018
Jaleel Croal surpasses 2018 Carifta Games qualifying standards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The Virgin Islands team for the 2018 Flow Carifta Games continues to expand, with sprinter Jaleel Croal becoming the latest to achieve qualifying standards.

January 31st, 2018
Djimon L. Gumbs surpasses Carifta Games qualifying standards

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Djimon L. Gumbs surpassed the qualifying standards of 52.00m for Carifta Games with a discus throw of 52.73m to highlight the BVI Athletics Association (BVIAA) Dag Samuels Developmental meet series number two (2) over the weekend.

April 22nd, 2017
Double Carifta Silver for Phillip

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, V - Elinah Phillip won two silver medals representing the Virgin Islands at the 32nd Carifta Swimming Championships held in the Bahamas from April 15-19, 2017.

January 14th, 2017
Gumbs qualifies for World Youth C/ships with new National Record

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The highlight of a cold and blustery night at the 2nd BVI Athletic Association’s Development Meet on Friday January 13, 2017, at the A.O. Shirley Ground was the new National Record set by DJimon Gumbs.

April 5th, 2015
UPDATE: VI’s medal hopes dented with 100m disappointment

BIRD ROCK, St Kitts & Nevis- The first full day of action at the 44th Carifta Games on Saturday April 4, 2015 in St Kitts and Nevis ended with tears and disappointment for three of the territory’s top sprint medal hopes.

April 3rd, 2015
Guyana’s CARIFTA Games team grounded

By Edison Jefford

After four years of consistent performances at the Caribbean’s most prestigious Junior Track and Field Championships, The CARIFTA Games, Guyana’s locally-based athletes will miss the 2015 Games scheduled for this weekend in St. Kitts and Nevis.

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