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February 8th, 2020
BVI Basketball Federation stages local referee clinic

DUFFS BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – Today Saturday, February 8, 2020, the BVI Basketball Federation conducted a training clinic for potential referees in the local basketball sphere as part of the Federation’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the referee pool in the Virgin Islands (VI).

January 26th, 2020
UPDATE: Kobe Bryant & daughter dead in helicopter crash

CALIFORNIA, USA - New information coming into Virgin Islands News Online (VINO) is that the daughter of NBA legend, Kobe B. Bryant also perished alongside her father in the deadly California helicopter crash that claimed the lives of at least 9 people.

November 16th, 2019
79 Out! in clean sweep; Bayside Blazers live to fight another day

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI - Games in the play-offs round 2, in the Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League resumed on Friday, November 15, 2019, after the games were interrupted last weekend when local referees staged a boycott because they felt a player who was involved in a fight should have received a longer suspension.

August 23rd, 2019
Heavy defeat for VI in Paradise Jam Tour

CHARLOTTE AMALIE, St Thomas, USVI- The [British] Virgin Islands National ‘All Stars’ Basketball Team played their final game in the Paradise Jam Tour in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands (USVI) against University of Massachusetts (Umass) at the Virgin Islands (UVI) Gymnasium on August 22, 2019.

June 22nd, 2019
BVIBF votes for new Executive Body on June 25, 2019

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - After almost five years, the BVI Basketball Federation (BVIBF) will be voting for its 2019-2023 new executive body next Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in the Virgin Islands (VI).

May 24th, 2019
Registration for Hon Fraser B/ball League closes May 31, 2019

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI – Registration for The Hon Julian Fraser Save the Seed National Basketball League will close on Friday, May 31, 2019.

May 17th, 2019
Illness stricken educator raising funds for school children

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI –Virgin Islander and Educator, Ms Cleopatria A. King-Defreitas aka ‘Cleo’ has a remarkable story of survival after 19 surgeries, which included 15 abdominal and 4 brain surgeries, plus a minor stroke with relapses.

May 13th, 2019
ESHS Sr Rams had 'great' b/ball season despite funding challenges - Steve E. Pavilion

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The Senior Rams Basketball Team of the Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) has had an outstanding basketball season that saw them destroy opponents in the AAU College Showcase Championships in Orlando, Florida, April 13 - April 14, 2019 amongst other tournaments.

April 29th, 2019
Registration opens for Hon Fraser 2019 B/Ball League

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - In a press notice today, Monday, April 29, 2019, the Hon Julian Fraser ‘Save the Seed National Basketball League’ said it will commence its 2019 registration from May 5, 2019 through May 31, 2019.

April 15th, 2019
Sr Rams destroy opponents in Florida Victory

ORLANDO, Florida, USA – The Elmore Stoutt High School (ESHS) Senior Rams Basketball team have once again shown the world the ‘balling skills’ of the Virgin Islands (VI) with a clean sweep of the games at the AAU College Showcase Championships in Orlando Florida, April 13 - April 14, 2019.

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