THE BVI BASKETBALL FEDERATION TO TAKE DISCIPLINARY ACTIONS FOLLOWING A PHYSICAL DISPUTE DURING A GAME OVER THE WEEKEND

The BVI Basketball Federation will be taking a no tolerance stance following this weekend’s altercation at a basketball game and will be instituting bans and suspensions following investigations into the matter. This is according to the federation’s President Dereck Varlack who told 284 News in an interview on Monday September 20, that his organisation will … Continued

THE INTRODUCTION OF A STAND ALONE MINISTRY OF SPORT IN THE BVI NOT IN THE IMMEDIATE FUTURE PLANS – NATIONAL SPORTS COUNCIL THE WAY FORWARD

The British Virgin Islands will not be instituting a stand-alone Ministry of Sport, at least not in the immediate future. This was the response given to 284 Media by the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth Affairs, Fisheries and Agriculture Dr. Natalio Wheatley, who is also presently responsible for sport in the territory. Dr. Wheatley was … Continued

MCMASTER CONFIDENT OF BREAKING THE WORLD RECORD IN THE MEN’S 400-METER HURDLE EVENT IN THE FUTURE – SAYS HIS CAREER BEGINS NOW!

BVI Olympian Kyron McMaster believes he has what it takes to break the world record in the men’s 400-meter hurdle event. McMaster recently set a new national record in the aforementioned event when he competed in the finals at the Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan this week. He ran a time of 47.08 seconds in … Continued

BVI TO SOON HAVE TWO FUNCTIONAL COMPETITION SIZED SWIMMING POOLS AFTER GOVERNMENT IDENTIFY LOCATIONS ON TORTOLA AND VIRGIN GORDA

The British Virgin Islands may soon have two functional competition sized swimming pools in the territory after the government identified locations on Tortola and Virgin Gorda. This was confirmed by Minister for Sport Dr. Natalio Wheatley, during an Olympic press conference on Wednesday August 4. Minister Wheatley said an agreement was made on the two … Continued

MALONE PLACES 12TH IN THE WOMEN’S LONG JUMP FINAL – SAYS SHE’S CONFLICTED WITH HER EMOTIONS BUT WILL BE RETURNING STRONGER

Olympian finalist Chantel Malone finished 12th in the women’s long jump event at the Olympic Games in Tokyo Japan on Monday August 2. Malone recorded a best jump of 6.50 meters, far below her semi-final performance of 6.82. The long jump event was won by Malaika Mihambo of Germany with a leap of 7.00 meters, while … Continued