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HYDERABAD, India — A man was killed by a rooster with a blade tied to its leg during an illegal cockfight in southern India, police said, bringing focus on a practice that continues in some Indian states despite a decades-old ban. The rooster, with a 3-inch knife tied to its

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SAN JUAN — After a hard-fought overtime victory against the U.S. Virgin Islands on Saturday at Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, the Dominican Republic officially qualified as part of Group C for the 2022 AmeriCup tournament. Dominican Republic’s bench players were the difference makers in the 103-99 victory, contributing

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SAN JUAN — Kaza Kajami-Keane and Anthony Bennett combined for 46 points in Canada’s second win over the U.S. Virgin Islands in a 95-90 win, during Group C action this afternoon at Coliseo Roberto Celemente. A rematch of Wednesday’s game saw both teams keeping it close as Canada outscored their

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SAN JUAN — Aaron Best’s 26 point night helped Canada beat the U.S. Virgin Islands men’s team in a close fought 95-93 win in their first AmeriCup game since November. But it was Kyle Landry who stole the show at the end. With just seconds left and the game tied

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SAN JUAN — Coast Guard Air Station Borinquen helicopter crews Saturday rescued five stranded kayakers in the U.S. Virgin Islands and a distressed snorkeler in Isabela, Puerto Rico. “Both these cases highlight how even a beautiful day can turn into a bad situation,” said Lt. William T. Cox, Coast Guard

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ROAD TOWN, Tortola — A prominent British Virgin Islands businessman and horse owner was shot dead outside his home on Tuesday night, according to the Royal Virgin Islands Police Force. The killing of Earl “Bob” Hodge on Tortola’s southeast coast comes just six days after the slaying of another horseman

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CHARLOTTE AMALIE — There’s some good news for college basketball fans in St. Thomas — the Paradise Jam tournament will return to the territory this fall. Tournament organizers Basketball Travelers Inc. revealed that bit of news Friday, as well as the eight-team field for the 2021 Paradise Jam men’s tournament.

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CHRISTIANSTED — AARP in the Virgin Islands has partnered with the Department of Sports, Parks and Recreation to help residents stay fit. The local organization recently announced the opening of a sponsored outdoor fitness park at Altona Lagoon in Gallows Bay. “We have always worked to help Americans – especially

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SAN JUAN — The U.S. Virgin Islands’ senior men’s national team will play its final first-round games in its own backyard — Puerto Rico — for the FIBA AmeriCup 2022 Qualifiers. The USVI national team’s best player and scoring leader, Walter Hodge, is a native of Puerto Rico — so

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CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. and Congresswoman Stacey Plaskett are working with the National Park Service to make available additional resources to ensure the safety of visitors to the Buck Island Reef National Monument in light of recent incidents on the island just off of St. Croix. Bryan has pledged

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