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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.

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.

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.