November 21, 2017 11:35 am Last modified: 7:31 am

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Three-time world boxing champion Julian 'The Hawk' Jackson receives a replica of his first world title belt at Saturday's boxing event. (Photo by Max Schanfarber)

Julian Jackson Receives Replica of First, Stolen Title Belt

In the midst of Saturday’s professional boxing card, Julian “The Hawk” Jackson’s camp took time between matches to honor the Boxing Hall of Famer with a replica of his first title belt, which was stolen after he won it in the late 1980s.
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Brock forward Dani Elgadi drives to the hoop through a host of James Madison Dukes.

Paradise Jam: Brock Beats James Madison in Rematch

In the second consecutive game between the Dukes of James Madison and the Brock Badgers, it was the Badgers who prevailed Monday night, notching a 78-75 victory at the UVI Sports and Fitness Center.
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Local Inducted Into ‘Who’s Who in the Martial Arts’ and Martial Arts Hall of Fame

Over 800 nominations of martial arts experts were received to be inducted into the AMAA Who’s Who Legends Hall of Fame. Grandmaster Jerry Otto was one of 250 who were selected for this honor.
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Dukes guard Matt Lewis scores two of his 16 points against the Ravens.

James Madison Takes a Pair of Wins in Summer Tour

The Dukes of James Madison University opened their campaign in the Paradise Jam Summer Tour with victories over a par of Canadian college basketball teams – the Brock University Badgers and the Carelton Ravens.
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V.I. Senior Men’s National Basketball Team to Play James Madison University August 23

In preparation for the 2017 AmeriCup, the Virgin Islands Senior Men’s National Basketball Team will host James Madison University on Wednesday at UVI.
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Paradise Jam Schedules Summer Tour for August 13 – 23

This is the schedule for the 10 Paradise Jam Basketball Summer Tour games to be played on St. Thomas.
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Eddie Lovett Impresses at 2017 IAAF World Championship in London

Eddie Lovett represented the Virgin Islands in the IAAF World Championships in London this past weekend and became the first V.I. 110-meter hurdler to advance to the semi-finals with a season best of 13.41.
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V.I. Women Knock Over Brazil at AmeriCup Tournament

Making some history, the Virgin Islands Women’s National Basketball Team defeated 8th ranked Brazil in overtime, 67-60.
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Women’s AmeriCup Tournament Continues in Argentina

On Monday, Aug. 7, the Virgin Islands senior women AmeriCup team shocked the Americas today with a dominant win over 30th ranked Venezuela, 79-53, at the 2017 AmeriCup held in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
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VITFF Team Member Leon Hunt Coaches Young People in India

While overcoming the language barrier, Hunt became a successful teacher of the technical aspects of track and field, which are basically a universal language.
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