Top-ranked racing sailor Taylor Canfield, who hails from St. Thomas and helped pioneer the sailing program at Antilles School, is in New York City preparing for his second race in the SailGP series with the U.S. team.
After two years of top level college basketball competition, Nicolas Claxton of the U.S. Virgin Islands national team may hear his name called Thursday during the first round of the NBA draft, according to various sports news sites.
For the first time in seven years, the U.S. Virgin Islands is sending a team to participate in what is considered to be the highest regarded team tennis event in the world.
Spot on starts, successfully managing wind shifts and a solid final day game plan proved the winning combination that led 12-year-old Griggs Diemar, from Miami, Fla., to place first overall at the 27th International Optimist Regatta.
Jones, a native of Frederiksted, St. Croix, visited the schools while in the territory attending the V.I. Track and Field Championships on St. Thomas in preparation for her fifth Olympic appearance in Tokyo in 2020.
Dialing in the right combination of scores proved the secret to success for Team USA Worlds, who won the TOTE Maritime Team Racing Championships on Thursday.
The Virgin Islands Archery Federation sent four athletes to the Netherlands to compete in the 2019 World Archery Championships, where some of them scored personal bests.
The 2nd Annual Carl Plaskett V.I. Track Championship on Saturday at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School offered national team runners and youth runners an opportunity to qualify for some upcoming international competitions, one being the Pan-American Games.
This trio of events is the largest annual little boat regatta in the U.S.V.I. and Caribbean. Sailors will be representing 13 countries: Antigua, Argentina, the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Ireland, Malta, Puerto Rico, the USA and all three U.S. Virgin Islands.
Julian “The Hawk” Jackson was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in Canastota, New York, on Sunday, June 9.