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Members of V.I. Men’s Basketball Look to Take on $2 Million Tournament

Four Virgin Islanders aim to play on Tampa 20/20 in this year’s edition of The Basketball Tournament, typically a 64-team single elimination tournament where the winning team takes home $2 million.
Konner and Karson Kendall hold up the Virgin Islands Flag at a recent CONCACAF Nations League game. (Photo provided by Konner Kendall)

Sports in Pandemic: V.I. Soccer-Playing Brothers Share Their Experience

Konner and Karson Kendall grew up on St. Thomas and have represented the U.S. Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Team. They were playing soccer in the U.S. when COVID-19 shut down sports.

VI PaceRunners Virtual Road Race Set for May 25-31

The live race has been canceled for 2020.

Organizers Cancel 2020 Bastille Day Kingfish Tournament

The cancellation, originally scheduled for July 12, is due to health and safety recommendations taken by the Government of the U.S. Virgin Islands in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Elizabeth Nurse and Tyler Rice founded Breathe St. Thomas as a non-profit organization where proceeds from the studios’ yoga classes are used to fund community outreach projects centered around providing trauma relief. (Bethaney Lee photo)

Workout With WTJX, Breathe Yoga for Adults and Kids to Help Public Stay Fit

Virgin Islanders are still under a ‘Stay at Home’ order, but we still need to exercise. WTJX has engaged trainers in the territory as it debuts “Workout With WTJX,” featuring workouts that people can follow right in their homes.

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.

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