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‘Sodium’ Continues Lead on Day 3 of Atlantic Blue Marlin Tournament

Rod Windley and his team aboard the Gulf Rascal fished so far east that they were out of radio communication for the day, leaving the rest of the tournament participants to wonder if the anglers aboard their 68-foot Hatteras were having a feast or famine of blue marlin catch and releases.

Former World Record Blue Marlin Display Dedicated at St. Thomas Airport

Now, the majestic mount of a 1,282-pound blue marlin at the Cyril E. King Airport on St. Thomas brings home in a big way the territory’s reputation as the “Blue Marlin Capital of the World.”

VI Cycling Federation Gives Results of Encarnación Road Race

A small field of cyclists gathered on St. Croix's south shore during an overcast sky and cool, heavy breeze on the 12.7-mile loop course, which began at the Café Kaleidoscope.

Martial Arts Students Showcase Skills at Open World Tournament

St. Croix and St. Thomas youth who train at the Professor Louis A. Jackson International Martial Arts Academy (PJIMAA) recently returned victorious from the 2016 U.S. Open World Martial Arts Tournament.

V.I.’s Julius Jackson Loses to Opponent Odom in Third Round

After dominating for two rounds Friday against opponent Jerry Odom, 340 Boxing champ Julius Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) got caught with a right to the head that left him unable to continue, allowing Odom to win the bout by technical knockout 1:54 into the third round.

V.I. Field and Track Team Members Vie to Qualify for Olympic Games

As is the case in each Olympiad, Virgin Islands National Track and Field (VINTF) team members vie for qualifying marks for the Summer Olympic Games.

14-Year-Old is Top Angler in Billfish Tournament

14-year-old Zachary ‘Zak’ Murck, of Davie, Florida, on Tuesday claimed the title of Top Angler in the 53rd Annual July Open Billfish Tournament.

Murck Maintains Lead in Second Day of Billfish Tournament

Zac Murck, 14, held onto his lead Monday in the 53rd July Open Billfish Tournament, doubling his number of catches and releases on a day when the fleet as a whole doubled its releases as well.

V.I. Olympic Team Welcomes McDonald’s Sponsorship

Billions of people around the world are gearing up to watch the Olympic Games this August from Rio de Janeiro. One of the biggest spectacles of the games is the opening ceremony featuring the parade of athletes in a spectacle showcasing the culture of each competing nation.

V.I. Olympians Gearing Up for August in Rio

A full week of events has helped the V.I. Olympic Committee as it continues to raise funds to send seven local athletes to this summer’s games in Brazil.





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