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August 23rd, 2016
Major sponsors drop Ryan Lochte after Rio incident

NEW YORK, USA - US swimmer Ryan Lochte lost the last of his four major sponsors, Japanese mattress maker Airweave, days after he admitted to exaggerating his story about being robbed at gunpoint in Rio during the Olympics.

August 23rd, 2016
Bayside Blazers off to winning start in Hon Fraser League

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – As the Julian Fraser/Save the Seed Basketball League continued on Sunday August 21, 2016 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom on the main island of Tortola, there were wins for Ghut Boys, Red Zone and former champions Bayside Blazers.

August 21st, 2016
First ever VG International Marlin Tournament begins

VALLEY, Virgin Gorda, VI- Before the crack of dawn, over eight boats set sailed and officially started the first ever Virgin Gorda International Marlin Tournament, which will run from today, Sunday August 20, 2016, and end on Tuesday August 23, 2016.

August 21st, 2016
Full house for Hon Fraser League opening

DUFF’S BOTTOM, Tortola, VI – A packed Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom witnessed the Opening Ceremony of the 4th Annual Julian Fraser/Save the Seed Basketball League last night, Saturday August 20, 2016.

August 20th, 2016
UPDATE: Usain St. Leo Bolt becomes Olympic immortal

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RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil- Four years ago, Canut Lawrence made himself a promise.

August 19th, 2016
UPDATE: Henry completes VI’s Olympic mission

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Eldred Henry closed out Team Virgin Islands (VI) participation in the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games with his Shot Put event on the morning of Thursday August 18, 2016 at the Olympic Stadium.

August 19th, 2016
Visitors come to place bets on horses- Lesmore Smith

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Long time horse owner Lesmore Smith has again called for pari-mutuel betting in the Virgin Islands to be made legal.

August 18th, 2016
Sugar Works Museum highlights VI’s horse racing stalwarts

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Those who have over the many years contributed towards the development of horse racing in the Virgin Islands were highlighted by the Sugar Estate Museum in Lower Estate on Wednesday August 17, 2016.

August 17th, 2016
VI’s Jharel L. Cotton named Pacific Coast Pitcher of the Week

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI -The A's may have been wondering what type of pitcher they were getting when they acquired Virgin Islander Jharel L. Cotton, but the No. 16 A's prospect was named Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week on Monday August 15, 2016, after he flirted with a perfect game in his second start for Triple-A Nashville the previous week.

August 16th, 2016
Disappointed Harrigan-Scott looking to pick up the pieces

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- For at least 50 metres of her race, the Virgin Islands top sprinter Tahesia G. Harrigan-Scott seemed headed for semi-final qualification for the 100m at the Rio Olympics.

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