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St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on July 20, 2016

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Hendrik Ekema kicks his way into the record books for St. Maarten

St. Maarten News—After winning two gold medals in the side and back kicking, Henderikus (EH) Ekema closed off the final day of the World Taekwondo championships with a bronze from a pool of 60 competitors. It has been six years since Ekema has not

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on June 28, 2016

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Junior climbing wall at Marci’s Mega Gym

Junior climbing wall at Marci’s Mega Gym

The students are satisfied after completing their decoration of the climbing wall. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - Marci’s Mega Gym in Sympson Bay has been voted the best gym for seven years in a row. Now it has added an additional att

Entertainment, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 23, 2016

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DJ Outkast speechless after performance in Beijing

DJ Outkast speechless after performance in Beijing

  DJ Outkast at work in the People’s Republic of China. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - DJ Outkast returned to St. Maarten earlier this month following his performances at the Caribbean Music Festival in the Chinese capital of Beij

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 22, 2016

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“Moment of immense pride” DP says about Keacy Carty

St. Maarten News – “It was an immense moment of pride for all who came out to welcome our young sports hero Keacy Carty back home on Wednesday evening. The story of his performance during the finals of the  U19 World Cup Cricket cannot be reto

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 19, 2016

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Keacy Carty gets a fitting hero’s welcome

Keacy Carty gets a fitting hero’s welcome

St. Maarten News - After arriving on the ATR-72, to the special reception in the VIP Hall at the Princess Juliana International Airport followed by a tremendous greeting in the arrival hall and finally driven away in an Audi A8 in a mini motorcade ha

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 19, 2016

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St. Maarten Governor receives local 'Under 19 Cricket World Cup' hero Keacy Carty

St. Maarten Governor receives local ‘Under 19 Cricket World Cup’ hero Keacy Carty

Governor Holiday received Keacy Carty and his entourage yesterday. Photo contributed St. Maarten News - Governor drs. Eugene Holiday received cricket hero Keacy Carty along with his parents and members of the Sint Maarten Cricket Association yeste

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 17, 2016

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Minister Jacobs wants to welcome Keacy Carty back home in style

St. Maarten News - Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Silveria Jacobs extends congratulations  on behalf of the government and the entire community to Keacy Carty and the West Indies U19 team on the West Indies win in the U19 World Cup

St. Martin Athletes compete in Carifta qualifiers

St. Maarten News - Track and Field athletes from Anguilla, French Sint Martin and Dutch St. Maarten literally stepped on the gas last Saturday during the final event that was organized by the St. Maarten Amateur Athletic Association at the Raoul Illi

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 29, 2016

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Sunday March 13: Athletes have ample time to prepare for mini triathlon

St. Maarten News - The first off road cycle race of the season, the ASM Mountain Bike Challenge, scheduled for Sunday February 6 is expected to be an opportunity for participants to get in shape for the annual Sunset Mini Triathlon billed for Sunday

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 25, 2016

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Minister Jacobs delivers first pitch to open softball season

Minister Jacobs delivers first pitch to open softball season

St. Maarten News: The opening of the 2016 Softball season lacked the usual fanfare during the opening ceremony, but thanks to the presence of the Minister of Education, Culture, Youth and Sports Silveria Jacobs who delivered the first pitch, it did h

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 25, 2016

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St. Maarten Mountain bikers grab three  podium places in Aruba

St. Maarten Mountain bikers grab three podium places in Aruba

St. Maarten News: Sandra Garnier and Joost Huele emerged as the winners while Dean Hodge Jr placed second in the when the curtains went down on the 10th Annual Tri Bike, Three Day Mountain Bike Cycling championships which took place in Aruba over th

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 25, 2016

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Shakeba Pink strong in Guadeloupe

Shakeba Pink strong in Guadeloupe

St. Maarten's Carifta Games Silver medalist Shakeba Pink has started off the year on the international circuit on a high note after completing a 2000-meter race in Guadeloupe in a time of 6 minutes and 50 seconds. This new development was recorded

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on September 29, 2015

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“I am no longer an amateur” Yoly Hawley wins IFBB pro card in the Bahamas

“I am no longer an amateur” Yoly Hawley wins IFBB pro card in the Bahamas

    Yoly Hawley smiles when she is on stage in the Bahamas with her winners trophies. Photo contributed St. Maarten - The 43rd annual Central American & Caribbean Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships which was held in the B

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 11, 2015

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Four teams advance in Prime/Pepsi T/20 Semi-Finals

  St. Maarten - The Future Champs A team, Nagico United, MNO Spartans and the Winair Conquerors have all advanced to the semifinal round in the Prime /Pepsi T/20 competition, the decider is scheduled to take place on June 7th. After the l

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 11, 2015

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Local athletes shine at international meet

Local athletes shine at international meet

    Olympian Dee Dee Trotter edges Italy’s Libania Grenot to the line in the 400m race. St. Maarten - In viewing the program for the 4th annual International Track & Field meet which was held at the Alberic Richards Stad

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 7, 2015

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ALL SET FOR TEST OF STRENGTH AND ENDURANCE

St. Maarten - A combination of strength and endurance will be the ultimate factors when athletes go up against  each other in a series of events that is being dubbed as the ‘Fittest on the Rock’ which takes place this Saturday May 30th FROM 10a

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 7, 2015

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TWISTERS WIN BY 28 RUNS IN LOW SCORING GAME

St. Maarten - A three wicket haul by Mervin Christopher combined with 23 runs the second highest score enabled his team to win by 28 runs when they went up against the Future Champs A team in the Prime/Pepsi T20 Tournament. Batting first, the Twi

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on October 22, 2014

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Richardson is first blind man to run 10k on St. Maarten

St. Maarten / By Milton Pieters - Hyacinth Richardson who is visually impaired has joined the long list of persons that have turned adversity into opportunity and he was able to display that when he participated in the 10kilometer leg of the 31 Guard

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

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 27, 2013

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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

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 8, 2013

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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

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 31, 2013

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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

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 31, 2013

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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

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 29, 2013

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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

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 29, 2013

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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

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

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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

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 16, 2013

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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

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

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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

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