SEPTEMBER 10—The 19th season of the annual Highland Spring College Classic Series will kick off on Saturday in Virgin Gorda.
SEPTEMBER 1--Three years after picking up the Discus as well as the Shot Put, Eldred Henry ends his first year throwing the senior implements with the best mark ever by an athlete from the OECS region and a #68 ranking on the IAAF World list in the Discus Throw.
AUGUST 26--With a little help from her new found friends from around the world—several of who didn’t speak her language—the BVI’s Lakeisha “Mimi” Warner won a Youth Olympic Games Mixed 8 x100m Relay gold medal on Tuesday, at the close of the track and field segment of the Games in Nanjing, China.
KAMLOOPS, B.C. Canada—Eldred Henry closed his inaugural season as a Sr. athlete with a fourth place finish in the NACAC U23 Championships Discus Throw, followed by a fifth place finish in the Shot Put at Hillside Stadium on the Thompson River University campus in Kamloops, British Columbia, Canada.
AUGUST 1—Chantel Malone had the best place finish by a BVI athlete in its history of Commonwealth Games competition when she finished fourth in the Long Jump on Thursday night as the territory’s athletes wrapped up competition in Glasgow, Scotland, in the XX editing of the event.
JULY 26—Nelda Huggins became the second British Virgin Islands female athlete to advance to the semifinal of an IAAF World Jr. Championships sprint event in the territory’s history, when she reached Thursday’s 200m semifinal.
JULY 21—James Farley and Tallulah Kinkead were the respective winners in Saturday’s Ceres Juices 10K Series tour stop on Beef Island, which turned out to be an extra mile adventure for participants as the original course was scrapped because of on going works in East End and two laps were run on Beef Island.
JULY 14—Two BVI Carifta Games bronze medalists in track events who have established National Jr. Records this season will represent the territory at the IAAF World Jr. Championships in Eugene, Oregon, July 22-27.
JULY 8—For some it was a tune up for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland later this month. For others, it was the end of competition for the 2014 season.
JULY 4—As the 2014 track and field season begins winging down, the BVI will kick off the regional and international phase of competition with the OECS Championships in St. Kitts July 5-6.
JUNE 29—There’s one thing the top runners agreed on regarding Saturday’s second Ceres Juices 10K Series tour stop in Carrot Bay—the course is tough.
JULY 21—Five track and field athletes have qualified for the 2014 Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing, China and will join a swimmer and sailor at the games next month.
JUNE 8—Five All Comers and six meet records were broken, highlighting the 2nd BVI Twilight Invitational on Saturday evening at the A. O. Shirley Recreation Grounds.
JUNE 1—Versatile Maxford Pipe had his easiest weekend of the season in winning the kick off of the 2014 Ceres Juices 10K Series on Saturday.
MAY 30—Three of six U.S. Virgin Islands athletes will compete in the Virgin Islands for the first time as professional athletes in the 2nd BVI Twilight Invitational on Tortola on June 7.
MAY 25, NASSAU, The Bahamas—The British Virgin Islands Women’s 4x100m Relay team ran the second fastest time in the territory’s history to reach the B final of the inaugural IAAF World Relays here in Nassau, The Bahamas and finished in the top 16.
MAY 21—Five BVI athletes will be among 800 from 42 countries competing in the inaugural IAAF World Relays in Nassau, Bahamas, May 24-25. The BVI is fielding a Women's 4 x 100m Relay team in the competition.
MAY 19—British Virgin Islands native and Central Arizona College freshman Eldred Henry, won the National Jr. College Athletics Association Championships Discus Throw title on Saturday night, during the championships held at Mesa College, in Mesa, Arizona.
MAY 19—St. John’s Timothy “TJ” Hindes did his research, relied in his 8 Tuff Miles racing and course training, then executed his strategy to perfection en route to burying the field and winning Saturday’s 3rd Virgin Gorda Half Marathon.
MAY 15--Colonial Insurance is continuing its relationship with the BVI Athletics Association with another contribution to the association’s Athletes Medical Services Program.
MAY 14—Before he would seek to help Vincy return to the Digicel Twenty 20 Cricket Tournament final with a victory over unbeaten Vikings and play in another game of Football on Sunday, Maxford Pipe has some unfinished business to do.
MAY 12— Unlike last month’s Carifta Games, this time, Kyron McMaster doesn’t have to worry about hurdle height, after he secured a ticket to the July 22-27, IAAF World Jr. Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
MAY 11—Although Guy Williamson won the overall men’s division of the 2014 Blenheim Trust 5K Series, Maxford Pipe ended his streak of victories with a furious finish during Saturday’s finale, by .01 seconds.
MAY 6—As officials gear up for the 3rd Virgin Gorda Half Marathon and 6 Miles Challenge by rolling out a tougher segment of the course, making it the most challenging race in the British Virgin Islands, they could not have asked for a better tune up than Saturday’s Dive BVI 10K Series race.
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- College Classic Series Race 3 Tortola
- Ceres Juices 10K Series Race 5, Finale, Road Town
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- 6th BVIAA Athletes Awards Recognition Gala @ The Moorings
- Dive BVI 5K Series Race 1 Virgin Gorda