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February 8th, 2020
Lettsome falls short @ Hempel World Cup Miami

MIAMI, Florida – VI sailing champion, Thad A. Lettsome came in 24th position overall after completing the Hempel World Cup Series event in South Florida, Miami falling short of any top spot wins.

January 1st, 2020
'Use athletes as face of VI Tourism' - Hon Fraser to BVITB

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Following recent stellar performances by Virgin Islands' athletes at major international sporting events, Opposition Member Hon Julian Fraser RA (R3) believes the British Virgin Islands Tourist Board (BVITB) is not doing enough to capitalise on the popularity of local athletes to promote the Virgin Islands' tourism products.

December 24th, 2019
Barney Crook wins 2019 Commodore's Race in Airgasm

NANNY CAY, VI- The 2019 O'Neal and Mundy Commodore's Race was won by Barney Crook in Airgasm when the sailing event organised by the Royal BVI Yacht Club (RBVIYC) was held on Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Nanny Cay.

October 8th, 2019
Thad A. Lettsome wins sailing championship in USA

LEWIS BAY, Massachusetts, USA- Top Virgin Islands youth sailor, Thad A. Lettsome sailed to victory in the New England Schools Sailing Association (NESSA) Single Handed Championship held at Lewis Bay in Massachusetts, USA on October 5-6, 2019.

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 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.

August 4th, 2019
Lettsome’s Pan Am Games debut delayed

Dean H. Greenaway aka ‘The Sportsman’

PARACAS, Peru, SA—Laser Sailor Thad A. Lettsome’s planned debut yesterday, August 3, 2019, the opening day of sailing in the 18th Pan Am Games sailing in Paracas, Peru, was delayed because there was no wind.

July 29th, 2019
Laser Sailor Thad A. Lettsome excited about Pan Am Games debut

Dean H. Greenaway aka ‘The Sportsman’

LIMA, Peru, SA—When he puts his boat in the waters in Paracas, Peru on Saturday, August 3, 2019 Thad A. Lettsome, 17, will make history as the [[British] Virgin Islands’ first Laser Sailor in its Pan American Games history.

July 28th, 2019
VI makes splash in Pan Am Games opening ceremony

Dean H. Greenaway

LIMA, Peru, SA—Although among the smallest of the 41 delegations, the [British] Virgin Islands made its splash during the 18th Pan Am Games opening ceremony in Lima, Peru on Friday night, July 26, 2019 during an entertaining and colorful show.

July 26th, 2019
Ashley N. Kelly added to VI’s Pan Am Games team

LIMA, Peru, SA—Sprinter and Rio Olympian Ashley N. Kelly has been included in the Virgin Islands’ team for the 18th Pan American (Pan AM) Games, which opens tonight, July 26, 2019 in Lima, Peru.

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