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August 28th, 2015
VI’s Jharel Cotton gets Triple-A promotion to Oklahoma City

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Jharel Cotton, on Tuesday August 25, 2015, a few days after his promotion to Triple-A, made his Oklahoma City debut, pitching two scoreless innings of relief, allowing two hits and a walk, but also striking out six.

August 27th, 2015
Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin again to win 200m world championship gold

THE GUARDIAN

Usain Bolt has done it again, winning his fourth consecutive world 200m title with a display of supreme confidence in his fastest time since the Olympic final at London 2012.

August 27th, 2015
UPDATE: NBA coaches impressed with standard of young VI ballers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola VI – The two coaches from the National Basketball Association (NBA) here for the Digicel/NBA Jump Start Programme said the standard of the players at the 2-day clinic at the Multi-Purpose Sports Complex has been impressive and noted that it was a touch decision selecting the five players to attend a further training camp in Trinidad and Tobago.

August 26th, 2015
‘Future bright for basketball in the territory’- Hon Julian Fraser RA

WICKHAMS CAY II, Tortola, VI – “It makes me feel happy to know that I am not chasing a dream, this is real and Digicel is taking it on and I am fully behind them with it,” said Chairman of the Virgin Islands Party and Leader of the Opposition, Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3).

August 26th, 2015
Digicel & NBA give young VI ballers a chance of a lifetime!

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - Digicel and the National Basketball Association (NBA) joined forces on Tuesday August 25, 2015 to launch the Jump Start Basketball Programme that will be giving 40 boys from Tortola and Virgin Gorda a once in a lifetime opportunity to showcase their talent and gain selection to an elite training camp in Trinidad and Tobago.

August 25th, 2015
Starz, Bayside Blazers & Knights among winners in latest action of Hon Fraser League

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Defending champions Bayside Blazers continued their perfect start to the 3rd Annual Julian Fraser/Save the Seed Basketball League with a battling 68-63 defeat of the Warrias on Saturday August 21, 2015 at the Save the Seed Energy Centre in Duff’s Bottom.

August 24th, 2015
BVI fall to St Kitts & Nevis in opening game of WC Qualifiers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- The BVI U17 Women lost 3-1 to St Kitts and Nevis in their first game of the Caribbean Football Union World Cup qualifying Tournament at the Elquemedo Willett Park in Nevis on Saturday August 22, 2015.

August 23rd, 2015
Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to 100m title at IAAF World Championship

THE GUARDIAN

BEIJING, China- Over darkened Beijing skies, a moment of blinding light. For two years Justin Gatlin has been the undisputed king of sprinting as well as athletics’ most controversial character, but cometh the hour, cometh Usain Bolt – but by the narrowest of margins.

August 23rd, 2015
Harrigan-Scott places 5th in IAAF Worlds Heat

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – Whilst all the attention has been on Usain Bolt and Justin Gatlin, two of the territory’s top athletes are also competing at the 15th International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in Beijing, China.

August 22nd, 2015
Performance the key for VI @ U17 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The [British] Virgin Islands U17 National team departed the territory on Thursday August 20, 2015, bound for Nevis and the Elquemedo Willett Park where they will be competing in Group 3 of the Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Women’s Under 17 Qualifiers.

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