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.
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.
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.
The USVI Soccer Association will provide a revised Grassroots Soccer Festival schedule once access is available to USVI Government sporting facilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A total of 263 athletes, including several soon-to-be Olympians, competed from Friday, July 9 to Sunday, July 11, with 19 countries represented.
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.
The vessels, one Flying Scot and five Optimist dinghies, are key craft in teaching 10- to 18-year-old students all points of sail.
“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.
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.
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.
Originally planned for 2020, the Tokyo Summer Olympic Games have been delayed for a year due to the pandemic.
Yashira Rhymer-Stuart jumped 1.75 meters to finish 2nd at the Felix Sanchez Invitational on June 12.
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.
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.
On Sunday, 31 cyclists took part in the Ride To The Rings Road Race, which was sponsored by the Virgin Islands National Guard.