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Soccer Association Women’s National Team Competing in Turks/ Caicos Islands Festival

Participating in The Turks and Caicos Islands Women's Football Festival along with the USVI, are Turks and Caicos Islands, Cayman Islands and Bahamas senior women’s national soccer teams.

Olympics: Australian Eliminates USVI’s Nicholas D’Amour in Close Match

Australian archer Ryan Tyak edged Nicholas D'Amour from the U.S. Virgin Islands in a close match in the men's individual archery elimination round at the Tokyo Olympics.

USVI Olympians Fall Short in 100-Meter Breaststroke, 400-Meter Freestyle

Adriel Sanes did not advance to the semifinals of the men’s 100-meter breaststroke Sunday at the Olympics after placing third in his heat. Natalia Kuipers, 19, also of St. Croix, finished outside the top eight in the women’s 400-meter freestyle semis.

USVI Soccer Association Suspends Grassroots Soccer Festivals

The USVI Soccer Association will provide a revised Grassroots Soccer Festival schedule once access is available to USVI Government sporting facilities.

USVI Flag Flies High at Olympics Opening Ceremony *Update*

Swimmers Adriel Sanes and Natalia Kuipers carried the flag for the U.S. Virgin Islands on Friday at the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics.

Archer D’Amour Ranks 4th in the World, Will Represent the USVI in Tokyo

Nicholas D’Amour will represent the U.S. Virgin Islands at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, Japan, this month, competing in the men’s recurve archery individual competition.

STT Boxer Deion Pruitt Wins Second Pro Bout with Another TKO

On Saturday, Deion Pruitt of St. Thomas won his second professional bout at the Cosmopolitan Premier Lounge in Decatur, Georgia, for the "Sugar Bert Vegas in Atlanta" The 25-year-old Pruitt secured the win with a second-round TKO, taking his record to 2-0.

V.I. Olympian Eddie Lovett Will Push His Limits When He Competes in Tokyo

Eddie Lovett will return to the Olympics this month, representing the U.S. Virgin Islands in in 110-meter hurdles. He will bring with him the lessons he learned competing for the territory in the 2016 games in Rio de Janeiro.

Mikaela Smith Wins Silver at Regional U-23 Championships

A total of 263 athletes, including several soon-to-be Olympians, competed from Friday, July 9 to Sunday, July 11, with 19 countries represented.

Deion Pruitt is ‘Ready to Secure the W’ for His Second Professional Fight

U.S. Virgin Islander Deion Pruitt will compete in his second professional bout at the Sugar Bert Vegas in Atlanta boxing tournament in Atlanta on July 10.

Sponsors Donate Six New Sailboats to Marine Vocational Program for Students

The vessels, one Flying Scot and five Optimist dinghies, are key craft in teaching 10- to 18-year-old students all points of sail.

Governor Bryan Proclaims July Sports, Parks and Recreation Month

“The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation employees play a vital role in maintaining and enhancing the health, safety and welfare of all Virgin Islands residents.” said Gov. Albert Bryan Jr.

St. Croix Athlete Sang Anthem at Padres-Diamondbacks Game

Former St. Croix Educational Complex student and U.S. Navy hospital corpsman Ashley Paddie sang the U.S. National anthem in the Petco Stadium at the beginning of the Major League Baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday June 27.

USVI Soccer Association Opens National Recruitment Drive

USVISA has announced the launch of a recruitment campaign to find female and male soccer players capable of representing the Virgin Islands at regional and international soccer tournaments.

Four Virgin Islanders to Compete at Tokyo Olympic Games in July

Originally planned for 2020, the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games have been delayed for a year due to the pandemic.

VITFF: Yashira Rhymer-Stuart Wins Silver in Dominican Republic

Yashira Rhymer-Stuart jumped 1.75 meters to finish 2nd at the Felix Sanchez Invitational on June 12.

USVI’s Tanner Krygsveld Wins 28th International Optimist Regatta

Young USVI sailor Tanner Krygsveld, 14, who led the three days of the 28th International Optimist Regatta, from the opening Friday, finished the way he started, bringing home the win over a field of competitors representing six nations and territories.

28th International Optimist Regatta, TOTE Clinic, TOTE Team Race Set for June 14-20

A fleet of 8- to 15-year-old sailors from Antigua, Canada, the Cayman Islands, Puerto Rico, the U.S.A. and the U.S. Virgin Islands will race. A trio of events is one of the longest-running annual little boat regattas in the USVI and the Caribbean.

VI Cyclists Celebrate Olympic Month

On Sunday, 31 cyclists took part in the Ride To The Rings Road Race, which was sponsored by the Virgin Islands National Guard.

Four V.I. Senior Track and Field Athletes Compete at VI National Track and Field Championships

Those attending were Nia Jack, Wanetta Kirby, Yashira Rhymer-Stuart and Lavern Jones-Ferrette.

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