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January 7th, 2018
McMaster #2 & Malone #10 in IAAF 2017 World Rankings

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Two Virgin Islands' athletes have made the Top 10 List of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Rankings.

January 6th, 2018
Consultation period for recovery plan ‘way too short’- Dr Natalio D. Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Amid criticisms that the public was snubbed in the formulation of the initial document, the National Democratic Party (NDP) Government in late December 2017 published on the Government official website a draft of the post hurricanes Irma and Maria recovery plans, along with the floods of August 2017, to allow the public to make an input.

January 5th, 2018
2018 Developmental Meet Series in honour of Xavier ‘Dag’ Samuels

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI- Quite appropriately, the Developmental Meet Series for the British Virgin Islands Athletics Association’s (BVIAA) 2018 Track and Field season is being held in honour of the late coach Xavier Samuels aka ‘Coach Dag’, who was one of the fatalities of Hurricane Irma on September 6, 2017.

January 5th, 2018
Serena J. Williams withdraws from Australian Open

MELBOURNE, Australia- Former world number one Serena J. Williams has withdrawn from this month's Australian Open in Melbourne.

January 3rd, 2018
Munro’s ton guides NZ to T20 series win over West Indies

MOUNT MAUNHANUI, New Zealand- Colin Munro’s hurricane century (104 off 53 balls; 3 x 4s, 10 x 6s) powered New Zealand to 243 for five wickets in the second T20 international against West Indies at Mount Maunganui on January 3, 2018.

January 2nd, 2018
Simmons named Afghanistan head coach

LONDON, England — Former West Indies coach Phillip V. Simmons aka 'Phil' has been tasked with taking Afghanistan to the 2019 World Cup after he was announced as head coach on Sunday, December 31, 2017.

December 31st, 2017
Serena J. Williams 'excited to be back' to tennis after giving birth

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates- Serena J. Williams was "excited to be back" after completing her first match since giving birth four months ago.

December 30th, 2017
61 year old barefoot runner set to take on T&T Marathon, 5k races

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad & Tobago- Sidy Diallo, a 61-year-old a French diplomat who has run marathons on seven continents, barefooted—48 in 2013 alone—is expected to be on the starting line when the 36th edition of the 26.2 miles T&T International Marathon (T&TIM) runs off of Sunday January 21, 2017 from Freeport to the finish line at the Queen’s Park Savannah, Port-of-Spain.

December 29th, 2017
Kiwis beat West Indies by 47 runs in T20 Opener

SAXTON, New Zealand- Dynamic fifties from Colin Munro and Glenn D. Phillips laid the base, the lower order pitched in, then a sharp New Zealand attack aided by even sharper catching, saw the hosts trounce West Indies for the sixth time on tour today, December 29, 2017 at Saxton Oval in New Zealand.

December 28th, 2017
Barshim & Thiam named world athletes of year

MONTE CARLO, Monaco- High jumper Mutaz Essa Barshim and heptathlete Nafissatou Thiam were named male and female world athletes of the year by the International Association of Athletics Federations at a ceremony in Monaco on December 22, 2017.

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