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Organizers Cancel 2020 International Optimist Regatta Due to COVID-19

Organizers of the International Optimist Regatta, which is presented by EMS Virgin Islands, TOTE Maritime Clinic and TOTE Maritime Team Race, regret to announce the cancellation of the 2020 event.
Tim Duncan capped his 19-year career with the San Antonio Spurs on Satirday with election to the Basketball Hall of Fame. (Photo from youtube)

Tim Duncan Part of Elite 2020 Basketball Hall of Fame Class

St. Croix native Tim Duncan was announced as a member of a star-studded 2020 class of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, a nine-member group also includes Kevin Garnett and the late Kobe Bryant.

Virgin Islands Athletes Shift Focus to 2021 After 2020 Olympic Games Postponed

While the decision to postpone the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo until next summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic is likely to save lives, the decision made an impact on athletes who planned on representing the U.S. Virgin Islands on the big stage.

A Look Back on Aliyah Boston’s Freshman Season

This upcoming weekend would have been the NCAA Women’s Division 1 basketball Final Four competition, and it’s very likely that South Carolina, and Virgin Islander Aliyah Boston, would have been taking part in the national semifinals.

Corrections to Install Vocational Training Program in Advanced Horse Care

The goal of the program is to provide job skills and equine assisted therapy to incarcerated men and women, thereby lowering the rate of recidivism and increasing wage-earning opportunities for the inmates upon release.

V.I. Track and Field Federation Bulletin on COVID-19

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced on Wednesday the information and actions it is taking relative to the outbreak of COVID-19/coronavirus.

Sports, Parks and Recreation Shares COVID-19 Protocols

In light of the COVID-19 public health emergency, the Virgin Islands Department of Sports, Parks, and Recreation has taken the following preventative measures in alignment with the Department of Health’s recommendations to help protect and serve the community.

USVI Soccer Association Cancels Events and Competitions

Because of the public health situation and global concerns about the spread of COVID-19, the U.S. Virgin Islands Soccer Association (USVISA) has made the decision to suspend or cancel upcoming events and competitions which were due to take place over the next 30 days.
Chris Stanton skippered Margaret, an Alerion 27, and won the non-spinnaker class of the 2020 St. Croix International Regatta. (Photo by Chelcie Stanton)

Higby and Stanton Win Their Weight in Rum at STX Regatta

The St. Croix Yacht Club hosted its 27th annual international regatta this weekend and attracted top Virgin Island racers along with spectators, old salts and party lovers.
Tim Duncan speaks to the Spurs players during a game earlier this season. (Photo from San Antonio Spurs Facebook page)

NBA Spurs Win as Tim Duncan Fills in as Head Coach

Tim Duncan was forced into the head coaching role of the San Antonio Spurs Tuesday night as Greg Popovich had to attend to personal business, and the team squeaked out a win with the five-time NBA champion at the helm.

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