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.
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.
The USVI Soccer Association will be hosting a Caribbean Football Union (CFU) Boys U-17 Tournament. This year the U.S. Virgin Islands will compete in group 4 of this bi-annual event along with national teams from Jamaica, Guyana, Antigua and Barbuda.
Despite St. Croix's sometimes daunting terrain, exploring the island by bicycle is open to a wide range of ages and abilities, according to Aaron Hutchins, owner of Virgin Islands Bike and Trails.
The Virgin Islands Swimming Delegation was represented by 13 swimmers and two officials at the XXI Caribbean Islands Swimming Championships (CISC) 2016, held in Nassau, Bahamas, June 29 through July 2.
The Virgin Islands Track and Field Federation (VITFF) announced today that, aware of current deadlines for qualifying for major championships in track and field, V.I. National Track and Field team members are making final efforts at the end of this Olympiad to make those marks.
The 53rd July Open Billfish Tournament (JOBT) is the longest, annually-held angling contest in the Virgin Islands.
The annual Virgin Islands National Track and Field Championships were held on Saturday, June 25. For the first time the venue was the new IAAF certified track at Ivanna Eudora Kean High School on St. Thomas.
Mia Nicolosi is quick to tell you that her ambition in sailing isn’t earning the Top Girl prize. Instead, she has always set her sights on the overall top trophy, beating all the other girls and boys alike. The 13-year-old St. Thomas Yacht Club (STYC) sailor achieved her goal by winning the 24th International Optimist Regatta (IOR), held June 17-19.
Minimizing mistakes, racing proactively and sticking to the game plan were the skills junior sailors on Team Spectra (Coral Reef Yacht Club) CRYC used to win Thursday’s TOTE Maritime Team Racing Championships.