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Sunday, January 24, 2021

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Sports to Help Tourism Sector’s Post-Pandemic Revival

Commissioner Joseph Boschulte pledged to leverage the territory’s “natural appeal and growing complement of facilities to attract athletes to practice and compete on and off our shores.”

UVI Cancels Spring Sports for 2021

The University of the Virgin Islands announced that in the best interest of its student-athletes it has canceled spring sports for 2021, curtailing athletic travel to and from the states.

UVI Athletics Cancels Playing Season for Spring 2021

COVID-19 has directly impacted all levels of intercollegiate athletics and is projected to rise within the U.S. southeastern hemisphere.

World Triathlon Women’s Committee Gives Award of Excellence to Virgin Islander

Virgin Islands Triathlon congratulates Theresa Harper for receiving the World Triathlon Women’s Committee Award of Excellence for her service to the V.I. community, especially its women and youth.

Dominican Republic Beats USVI in FIBA AmeriCup Qualifier

The U.S. Virgin Islands Men’s Basketball team lost to the Dominican Republic, 89-75, in Punta Cana, D.R., in its FIBA AmeriCup qualifier.

V.I. Senior Men’s National Team Is in the ‘Bubble’ at AmeriCup Qualifiers

Some of the strict protocols faced by the team are that the players, over a 10-day-period, must have three negative PCR test results and must stay in isolation in their hotel rooms, except for practice and games, throughout their stay.

Terry Top Angler, ‘Miss Lucy’ Top Boat in VI Game Fishing Club’s Wahoo Windup

Terry’s catch was 46-pounds shy of the $10,000 prize offered for the tournament angler who could catch the largest wahoo over 75-pounds.

D’Amour of St. Thomas Finishes 16th in Stage One of Archery Indoor World Series

Archers shot their 60-arrow, 18-meter rounds anywhere in the world over the weekend of Nov. 21-22 to participate in Stage One.

VI Track and Field Federation Reacts to State of Emergency Due to COVID-19

World and regional track and field competition, have, for the most part, been canceled or postponed until 2021, including the Tokyo Olympic Games, CARIFTA and others.
Horses race in 2011 at St. Croix's Randall 'Doc' James Racetrack. (File photo)

Governor Meets With Senators to Discuss Restarting Horse Racing in USVI

Thursday’s meeting was convened to discuss the ongoing mediation between VIGL and Southland Gaming over the use of video lottery terminals at the racetracks.