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October 1st, 2019
UPDATE: ‘I just couldn’t hold on’- Kyron A. McMaster

DOHA, Qatar- Despite narrowly missing out on a historic medal in the Men’s 400m Hurdles Final at the IAAF World Championships in Doha, Qatar on September 30, 2019, Virgin Islands champion hurdler Kyron A. McMaster is consoled with the knowledge he gave it his all in the showdown that featured three of the four fastest 400m hurdlers in history, all of whom managed to secure a podium finish.

July 31st, 2019
Kyron A. McMaster out of 2019 Pan Am Games

Dean H. Greenaway aka ‘The Sportsman’

LIMA, Peru, SA— Ahead of the August 6, 2019 start of track and field competition in the 18th Pan Am Games now in progress in Lima, Peru, one of the Virgin Islands’ medal prospects—400m Hurdler Kyron A. McMaster— is out of the competition, in which he would have made his games debut on opening day.

July 9th, 2019
2 injured on VG as gas cylinder explodes

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Two persons on Virgin Gorda were injured, including one man receiving severe injuries to one of his hands, after a Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinder exploded this afternoon, July 9, 2019.

May 17th, 2019
Another rider injured in motor scooter accident

MANUEL REEF, Tortola, VI- An accident involving a motor scooter at Manuel Reef, on the main island of Tortola, this evening, May 17, 2019 has resulted in injuries to the rider.

March 25th, 2018
Scooter rider injured in accident on De Castro Street

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- On the eve of the event ‘A Ride for Life, which addressed topics of safety while riding motor scooters and bicycles, a scooter rider was injured in an accident on Friday March 23, 2018.

January 22nd, 2018
Scooter rider injured in accident @ Pasea Estate

PASEA ESTATE, Tortola, VI- A scooter rider was taken to Peebles Hospital by ambulance after he became involved in an accident with a motor vehicle near Delta Gas Station at Pasea Estate, Tortola, moments ago, January 22, 2018.

November 19th, 2017
Defiant Alia S. Atkinson bags gold in Singapore

KINGSTON, Jamaica- Jamaica's champion swimmer Alia S. Atkinson proved a tough cookie yesterday as she defied a shoulder injury to claim another gold medal in the 100m breaststroke, this time on the final leg of the Fina/airweave Swimming World Cup in Singapore.

October 21st, 2017
Man shot in Baughers Bay

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Reports reaching our newsroom indicate that a male turned up at Peebles Hospital last night, Friday October 20, 2017 with non life threatening injuries as a result of being shot.

August 13th, 2017
Bolt injured in final race of career

LONDON, United Kingdom - Usain St Leo Bolt was ramping into warp speed when suddenly, stunningly, the sprint turned into a somersault.

June 18th, 2017
School prank leaves USVI school administrator seriously injured

VI CONSORTIUM

FREDERIKSTED, St Croix, USVI— An incident that occurred on June 7, 2017 at the St Croix Educational Complex High School, US Virgin Islands (USVI), has left a school administrator, according to the Department of Education, seriously injured after being hit with a water bottle; personal electronic devices destroyed and other bystanders, some of which were visiting parents, narrowly escaping injury.

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