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September 17th, 2022
TS Fiona forces postponement of HLSCC College Classic VG Race

PARAQUITA BAY, Tortola, VI – Tropical Storm activity in the Virgin Islands has forced the postponement of the annual H. Lavity Stoutt Community College (HLSCC), 'College Classic Races' now in its 27th year.

September 15th, 2022
Unity Gov't denies cancelling contract with Thomas family

SEA COWS BAY, Tortola, VI - The Unity Government led by Premier Dr the Honourable Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says it remains committed to continuing efforts to resolve all outstanding issues with the Thomas family regarding the use of their land, which forms a part of Ellis Thomas Downs.

September 10th, 2022
VI’s Winnette Lawrence qualifies for CAC Games 2023 in Archery

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Winnette Lawrence and Ritseeniyah Georges both competed in the Compound Women division, shooting at 50 meters at the Central American & Caribbean Games (CAC) Qualifiers in Santo Domingo with Lawrence qualifying for the upcoming games in 2023.

August 9th, 2022
UPDATE: Motion to reduce money transfer levy to 3.5% passed in HoA

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– The Resolution to reduce the money transfer services levy from 7 % to 3.5%, as well as amend the categories to benefit from the funds collected, has been passed in the House of Assembly (HoA).

August 4th, 2022
DeFreitas qualifies for women’s 200m semis @ Birmingham 2022

BIRMINGHAM, UK – Virgin Islands sprinter Beyonce A. DeFreitas has qualified for the Women's 200m Semi-Finals today August 4, 2022, during the heat stage of the race at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England.

August 4th, 2022
Rikkoi A. R. Brathwaite closes out Commonwealth Games after 100m Semi-Finals

BIRMINGHAM, UK- Virgin Islands (VI) sprinter Rikkoi A. R. Brathwaite has closed out his Commonwealth Games debut after making it to the Semi-Finals of the Men’s 100m but failing to advance to the finals at Birmingham 2022.

May 20th, 2022
‘Great time’ for sports as line item in Nat’l Budget– Premier Wheatley

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Virgin Islands Premier and Minister of Finance, Dr the Hon Natalio D. Wheatley (R7) says now is a great time for the addition of Sports as a line item in the national budget.

April 20th, 2022
Entire VI 'guilty' of not fully supporting local athletes – Skelton-Cline

BAUGHERS BAY, Tortola, VI - Honestly Speaking talk show host, Claude O. Skelton-Cline has called on the Virgin Islands to rally behind local athletes and offer more financial support, rather than just offering lip service.

April 16th, 2022
Husband & wife duo takes 2022 Tortola Torture title

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The seventh edition of the Tortola Torture took place on Saturday, April 9, on Tortola with 38 runners competing and in an event first, husband and wife duo - Roddy and Kerry-Ann Dos Santos took top honours winning the individual men's and women's category respectively.

April 9th, 2022
Gov’t, BVITB makes $35K donation towards VI’s 2022 CARIFTA Games athletes

ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI – The Government of the Virgin Islands (VI) along with the BVI Tourist Board has collaborated to make a $35K donation to the team heading to the 49th CARIFTA Games to be held in Jamaica from 15-19 April, 2022.


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