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Team V.I. Finishes 6 of 16 in ITF World Junior Tennis Competition

The International Tennis Federation (ITF) pre-qualifying World Junior Tennis Competition finished on Saturday, March 21, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The team, consisting of Alec Kuipers, Russell Armstrong and Nayan Bansal from St. Croix, finished within the main draw in 6th place overall.

Special Olympics V.I. Releases Results of St. Croix Area Games

The St. Croix area games of the Special Olympics Virgin Islands were held on Saturday. March 21. There are the results.

Elite Cyclists Challenge ‘Triple Bypass’

A new course and brisk winds challenged the 27 cyclists who competed Sunday on a route that took them once, twice or three times, depending on category, over the Christiansted Bypass, giving the name "Triple Bypass" to the course.

Gillette West Is Best Sprint Triathlon and Try-a-Tri Results Are In

Athletes were in abundance at Sunday's Gillette West Is Best Sprint Triathlon and Try-a-Tri, which took place in front of Coconuts on the Beach Restaurant in Frederiksted.

Rice Repeats as Women’s Winner in 8 Tuff Miles

For the second year in a row, Jessica Rice, 39, of Needham, Mass., was the first woman across the finish at Saturday’s 8 Tuff Miles race. A total of 1,046 people ran the course. Paul Jones, 39, of Apex, N.C., won the men's race in a time of 52 minutes and 34 seconds.

V.I.Pace Runners Hold 29th Annual Toast-To-The-Captain Road Race

Runners in the 29th Annual Toast-To-The-Captain 8.4 mile road race were from different walks of life as they toed the start line before sunrise in the Christiansted National Historic Site on St. Croix. Runners included Billy Bohlke, a past winner of the race and a multiple Virgin Islands record holder in distance races.

Winners of Choice Wireless V.I. Open Tennis Tournament Announced

Rain may have dampened some of the play but not the spirit and world-class competition at the Choice Wireless V.I. Open Tennis Tournament. Hosted Feb. 12-16 by the St. Thomas Yacht Club, nearly 90 tennis players from the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, the U.S. Mainland, Central America and Europe – which included professional as well as a strong contingent of amateur or B division competitors – maintained this tournament’s reputation as the ‘Wimbledon of the Caribbean.’

Helenites Win Soccer Association’s Club Championship

The Helenites Soccer Club has won the USVI Soccer Association’s Annual Club Championship in a 3-1 victory over the Raymix Soccer Club. The USVISA club...

Players Ready to Compete at Choice Wireless VI Tennis Tournament

Tennis players from the U.S. Virgin Islands, Caribbean, U.S. Mainland and World are registered to compete in the Choice Wireless VI Open Tennis Tournament....

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