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V.I. Swimmers Compete to Qualify for Olympics at XXI Caribbean Islands Championships 2016

The Virgin Islands Swimming Delegation was represented by 13 swimmers and two officials at the XXI Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) 2016, held in Nassau, Bahamas, June 29 through July 2.

V.I. National Track and Field Athletes Making Final Attempts to Qualify for Major Championships

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced today that, aware of current deadlines for qualifying for major championships in track and field, V.I. National Track and Field team members are making final efforts at the end of this Olympiad to make those marks.

53rd July Open Billfish Tournament Scheduled for July 17-19

The 53rd July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) is the longest, annually-held angling contest in the Virgin Islands.

Results of the V.I. National Track and Field Championships Are Given

The annual Virgin Islands National Track and Field Championships were held on Saturday, June 25. For the first time the venue was the new IAAF certified track at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas.

Mia Nicolosi Wins 24th International Optimist Regatta

Mia Nicolosi is quick to tell you that her ambition in sailing isn’t earning the Top Girl prize. Instead, she has always set her sights on the overall top trophy, beating all the other girls and boys alike. The 13-year-old St. Thomas Yacht Club (STYC) sailor achieved her goal by winning the 24th International Optimist Regatta (IOR), held June 17-19.

Team Spectra CRYC Wins TOTE Marine Championship, 7 Nations Ready to Compete in Regatta

Minimizing mistakes, racing proactively and sticking to the game plan were the skills junior sailors on Team Spectra (Coral Reef Yacht Club) CRYC used to win Thursday’s TOTE Maritime Team Racing Championships.

24th International Optimist Regatta, TOTE Maritime Clinic, Team Race Kicks-Off

A near record 115 junior sailors, 8-to-15 year-olds, representing seven countries, set sail June 17 to 19 in the International Optimist Regatta (IOR), which was presented by Electronic Merchant System (EMS) Virgin Islands. Their participation will be prefaced by partaking in the TOTE Maritime Clinic, June 13 to 15, and TOTE Maritime Team Race on June 16.

VITFF Championships to Be Held June 25 on St. Thomas

The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF)has announced that the VITFF Championships will be held June 25, at Ivana Eudora Kean High School track. All Virgin Islands athletes who are registered with VITFF are eligible.

Sports Spotlight: Amateur Boxer Clayton Laurent Ready to Realize Dream of Olympic Gold

As far as dreams go, bringing home a gold medal from this year’s Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is high up on the list for V.I. amateur boxer Clayton Laurent Jr.

Results Given for Inter-Island Baseball Tournament

Al McBean East Little League announces this past weekend’s action during the Inter-Island Baseball Tournament at Lionel Roberts Stadium.





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