St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 7, 2013

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Central committee met with Tony James Group on football league

St. Maarten – Last Friday the Central Committee heard a presentation from the Tony James Group on the establishment of a St. Maarten youth football camp and program. President of Parliament Gracita Arrindell, who chaired the meeting, said “it was

Commodores at hand for Gill Commodore’s Cup

St. Maarten - In a match made in music and yacht racing heaven, race officials for the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta have announced some very special guests will attend this year's Gill Commodore's Cup, the kick-off, tune-up event that takes place tom

More races, more classes, more photos: The Heineken Regatta has more of everything

St. Maarten - With just over three weeks to go before action begins in the 33rd annual edition of the St Maarten Heineken Regatta, entries continue to pour in and plans continue to firm up. The event begins on February 28 with the pre-regatta tune

Sol Antilles shows appreciation

St. Maarten - Several employees of Sol Antilles were recognized for their commitment and dedication to the company at an event at Rancho Restaurant in Simpson Bay on Saturday evening.  During the event Sol regional manager David Antrobus, Alfred Car

State of St. Maarten’s Raul Illidge Sports Complex shocks Fifa VP Webb

St. Maarten - Jeffrey Webb, Vice President of Fifa and President of Concacaf could not believe his eyes when he saw the football field he played on some 20 years ago at the Raoul Illidge Sports complex. Webb and Owen Nickie, president of the Socce

Despite understaffing, St. Maarten sports development continues

St. Maarten - Since 10.10.10 the Department of Sports and Youth Affairs has existed as one body. The government has seen the need for a separation of the two but severe understaffing could further affect the implementation of projects, when the unit

Sunnery James and Ryan Marciano to be at the 2013 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta party

GREAT BAY - The St. Maarten Heineken Regatta is adding another act to the Sunday party at Kim Sha Beach, the world-acclaimed Dutch DJ duo Sunnery James & Ryan Marciano, on March 3rd 2013. After the Grammy Award winning Commodores have gotten the crow

Foundation introduces U-7 players to interscholastic competition

St. Maarten - If time was permitted, more goals would have been scored in the first week of the St Maarten Soccer Educational Foundation’s interscholastic tournament that kicked off on Saturday in Belvedere. The participating schools in this yea

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 28, 2013

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Gender equity highlighted at opening soccer tournament

St. Maarten - The call to have more women involved in sports at the competitive level was reiterated during the official opening of the St Maarten Soccer Educational Foundation’s annual interscholastic tournament which kicked off last Saturday at t

Seven teams compete in Super Splash competition

St. Maarten - Swimmers in the male and female categories are expected to strive for excellence when the third annual Super Splash Sprint Meet takes place at the Caribbean International Academy C.I.A in Cupecoy this upcoming Saturday and Sunday. Th

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on December 12, 2012

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Futsal showdown in the making: RISC Takers face Paradise Inn

St. Maarten - The presence of Leonardo Santiago, a professional footballer from Brazil in the Risc Takers camp as a guest may have been their source of inspiration and they are yet to be defeated with one game left in the 2012 Nagico Veteran League.

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on December 12, 2012

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Le Floch and Scotney share top honors in Greenhouse run

St. Maarten - For Gael Le Floch and Morgan Scotney, it was a fitting way to end year on a winning note and bring down the curtains on the final race of the year in the Greenhouse to Greenhouse run/walk on Sunday, Scotney who was a part of the grou

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on December 5, 2012

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Risc Takers moves up one spot

St. Maarten - In the battle for supremacy to see which teams will end up at the top in the 2012 Nagico futsal competition, the Risc Takers is just one of the teams that now stands a chance to secure a championship title after the last round of matche

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on December 5, 2012

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Belizaire is Powerade Sprint champion

St. Maarten - From the word go, Wilfrid Belizaire surged into the lead in the swimming leg of the 2012 Powerade Sprint Triathlon and was never challenged. His closest rival Greg Pigeon had to settle for the second place followed by Daniel Miller in t

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on December 3, 2012

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Double volleyball victory for United Volley Club

St. Maarten - In a weekend packed with activities, the United Volleyball Club (UVC) scored two victories, both on Saturday. After the regular training activities on Friday evening, the UVC men team went immediately to their playoff game against th

Best of five series starts tonight

St. Maarten - Each of the four teams vying for the championship title in the 2012 Double A Baseball Championship will be seeking record victories when the best of five series begins at the John Cooper/Jose Lake Sr Ballpark starting tonight at 8 p.m.

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 29, 2012

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Leguez breaks barrier

St. Maarten - With the focus on the visiting wheelchair lawn tennis players who are currently on the island, a few local persons that are physically challenged due to circumstances beyond their control are defying the odds. Forty four year old Cle

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 28, 2012

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Teams suffer mixed fortunes in Digicel sponsored tournament

St. Maarten- A Mohit Hingorani 11 clinched the 30 over encounter which was played last Saturday and Vimal Ragubir’s side rebounded to win the T-20 game when the curtains went down on the second annual Grassroots tournament sponsored by Digicel.

Young man died during basketball game

St. Maarten – Conray Thomas (23) died of a sudden heart attack, while playing a basketball game Saturday evening during the Church Basketball games at the Melford Hazel Sports complex in Sucker Garden. Thomas fell suddenly on the floor during th

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 25, 2012

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Wheelchair tennis players have arrived

St. Maarten - Eight of the twelve world ranked wheelchair tennis players and members of their extended families received a warm welcome when they touched down at the Princess Juliana International Airport yesterday ahead of the start of awareness wee

Oasis games training this weekend

GREAT BAY – Training sessions for the Oasis game is currently underway and will continue this weekend at the Dutch Quarter Community Center. Persons interested in becoming a trainer are invited to attend either the session from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 23, 2012

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All set for grass roots cricket tournament

GREAT BAY- Cricket St Maarten Management Team will host its second annual Digicel Grassroots Cricket tournament this Saturday and Sunday for kids between the ages of 5 to 17. Viram Ragubhir and Mohit Hingorani, who came out of the Kiddy Cricket Pro

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 22, 2012

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Statia team faces Hotspurs FC

GREAT BAY- Daniel Halman will spearhead the Hotspurs FC against Ibos, a visiting team from Statia who will be playing two matches here this weekend starting on Saturday at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex at 4.00 p.m. The friendly tournament was o

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 22, 2012

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Defending champions on a rampage

St. Maarten - At the conclusion of week two in the quarter final round of the 2012 Nagico Futsal tournament, four more teams have been eliminated, but the defending champions, Paradise Inn are maintaining their consistency with one purpose in mind.

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 22, 2012

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King Yen holds quarterly national taekwondo exams

St. Maarten - After 10 hours of intense taekwondo examinations which was held at the King Yen school last Saturday, over 50 students passed with flying colors in the final test of the year and now they are ready for the next step in their sporting ca

Veteran players cop third place trophy

GREAT BAY- St Maarten’s veterans’ basketball team Rebels just returned from Curacao where it participated in the 5th Annual CURASUR Masters Basketball Tournament. Eight teams representing the countries and islands of Curacao, Suriname, The Nether

Team Coors Light wins St. Maarten Day Series

St. Maarten - Team Coors-Light did it again. In the St. Maarten Day Series organized by the St. Maarten Yacht Club consisting of 2 Saturdays of sailing the C-L team won overall in LSR class. The team established a commanding lead in the first day wit

Doram off to India

St. Maarten - When 15-year-old Daniel Doram, left for Holland yesterday on his way to Dubai and finally India, it marked the beginning of a journey that is expected to transform him mentally, spiritually and physically. Known as a person of few wo

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 16, 2012

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Official results around the island relay

St. Maarten - There are no changes to the top finishers in the 25th Around the Island Relay which took place on November 11. The final results will come as good news to the 41 of the 50 teams that started the race. The time separating the first to

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 12, 2012

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Coors Light takes back relay title

St. Maarten -Had it not been for a not so good performance from one of the runners on the Coors Light Relay team during the early stage who completed the 10 stage course with a time of 2 hours and 29 seconds, they would have established a new record.

Philips fails in quest for title

GREAT BAY- Considering his track record as a kick boxer, fight fans expected a good performance from Junior Philips when he challenged Brian Vaarnold from Suriname for the Thai Caribbean title, but he ran out of gas in the second round, much to the d


St. Maarten - With just two days to go before the start of the 25th Around The Island Relay, there is a buzz among the participants from the 50 teams and by simply doing the mathematics, it will be approximately 500 athletes in this year’s event.

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on November 9, 2012

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St. Maarten - Raken Cornwall had the best bowling figures of 3 for 19 for Antigua And Barbuda when they pulled of a 26 run win over St Kitts to lift the coveted title in the Leeward Islands T/20, tournament which concluded yesterday. It was a long

Competition favorites draw first blood

GREAT BAY- Antigua and Barbuda sounded an early warning by opening their Nagico/LICA 50 over campaign on a winning note after defeating St Maarten by 201 runs in what can only be described as a one sided affair. Originally, St Kitts was scheduled

Imran McSood Amjad: “Should there be a cricket stadium? Certainly”

St. Maarten - Amid the growing concerns from a cross section of the community about the plan to erect a cricket stadium on a section of Pond Island, CEO of Nagico Insurances Imran McSood Amjad clarified his position on the matter. The views were mad

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