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St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on September 19, 2012

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Baseball players on French roster wing out today

GREAT BAY- Local baseball players Miguel Hanson, Marc Ramirez, Felix Brown, René Leveret and David Van Heyningen will be included in the French team that will be competing in the World Baseball Classic qualifying round to be held in Jupiter, Florida

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on September 17, 2012

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Patterson powers his way to Puerto Rico

GREAT BAY- There was no question about it, from the time Desmond Patterson stepped onto the stage at the Philipsburg Cultural Center, his well defined physique stood out tremendously and it did not take the judges long to arrive at a decision at the

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on September 17, 2012

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Conquerors turn adversity into victory

GREAT BAY- In what can only be described as his most prolific performance to date, Kelvin Baptist spurred the Winair Conquerors to a well deserved title when they defeated Nagico by 32 runs and 42 balls to spare in the Prime /Pepsi A division finals

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on September 14, 2012

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Extreme Duo: the ultimate off the road endurance test

Extreme Duo: the ultimate off the road endurance test

Organising committee members Erik van Engelen (right) with Ralph van Dijk and at left Sandra Garnier and Liesbeth de Falco. Robert Luckock Photo.St. Maarten / By Robert Luckock —Seriously-competitive mountain bikers will get a chance to prove

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

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Caribbean Auto ends losing streak

GREAT BAY- Exactly one week after receiving their spanking new set of uniforms from their sponsors, the Caribbean Auto Futsal team ended their drought when they defeated the St Maarten Youth United by 6 goals to 3. The recent defeat by the Caribbean

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on September 10, 2012

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Young athletes compete under adverse conditions

St. Maarten - The deteriorating state of the rubberized track at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex certainly limited the performances of the young athletes on the island during a two day event involving the primary and secondary schools. The event wh

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

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Futsal champion Paradise Inn sends strong message

St. Maarten - Playing like the champions they are, the 2011 champions Paradise Inn defeated the St Maarten Youth United 16-0 in what can only be described as a clinical display of team work and ball control when the futsal competition entered its fif

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

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Conquerors squeeze in A division finals

St. Maarten - Up to the penultimate over in the final semi final match in the A division, the MNO Spartans were in sight of certain victory, but a tricky delivery from Lerry Baptist in the 5th ball of the over turned the tables to win by 6 runs and 4

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

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Stars fail to shine again in Futsal

GREAT BAY- New comers to the Futsal League, Caribbean Auto Stars are yet to record a victory since the start of the competition which is in its fourth week, in an almost one sided game they went down hard to Mix Italia by 10 goals to one in the final

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on August 27, 2012

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Pioneers throw in the towel and leave the game

St. Maarten - When the WIB Pioneers went up against the Nagico Cricket Club in the first semi final game in the A division yesterday, no one would have anticipated how it would end, but after 40 completed overs and seven wickets down, the Pioneers de

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on August 27, 2012

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Coach Jimmy Saincine: “Don’t give up on your children”

St. Maarten / By Torana Granston -At 6 feet 2 inches, French national Jimmy Saincine has towered above his past circumstances to emerge an inspiration to many children in Marigot and the surrounding areas. The lot behind Skanki’s Bar and Restauran

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

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Presidente team domino champion

St. Maarten- The strong domino team sponsored by Presidente made light work of their opponents to cart off the championship trophy along with the $1,500 cash prize when the first annual Mount Gay Rum domino tournament concluded at the Under The Sun C

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on August 17, 2012

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Remembering Gassy

Remembering Gassy

St. Maarten / By Milton G Pieters - Not many young people on St Maarten and old knew who George Gaston Richardson aka Gassy was, but those who had the opportunity to secure his friendship would agree that he was one of the best racing cyclists to rep

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on August 14, 2012

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Nagico one-day tournament returns to St Maarten

St. Maarten - The Leeward Islands one-day cricket tournament that has enjoyed premier sponsorship from National General Insurance Company for the a few years now will be making a return to St.Maarten in October. This year’s Nagico Insurance Leewar

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on August 1, 2012

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“Morgan-ettes” win all female sports competition

St. Maarten - After a display of team work and dexterity the Captain Morgan team secured enough points to be crowned as the championship team in the 2012 All Female Sports day event which was held at the Omni Sports Auditorium in Galisbay on Sunday.

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on July 26, 2012

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Volleyball camp provides players for St. Maarten “national” team

St. Maarten - When the “St. Maarten national selection” female volleyball team plays in St Kitts this weekend, the United Volleyball Club (UVC) will be rooting extra hard. The majority of the territory’s players in the Eastern Caribbean Volley

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on July 25, 2012

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Athletes return from France with gold and silver medals

Athletes return from France with gold and silver medals

Richardson promises to invest more President of the Collectivité Alain Richardson (second left) poses with the Speedy Plus delegation after they arrived at the Grand Case Airport.GRAND CASE, St. Martin - Several athletes who represented St. M

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on July 16, 2012

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Team Dragon Blast wins sand castle competition

ORIENT BAY – Team Dragon Blast beat out eight other teams Sunday to win Lady B’s Sand Blast sand castle competition. They won a golden bucket after their dragon beat out sculptures of a sea turtle and Sponge Bob Squarepants. The competition mean

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

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Battle in school soccer competition winds down

St. Maarten - After weeks of intense competition, the weaker teams have been eliminated from the school soccer competition, some are still fighting to remain in contention and the battles among the stronger teams have intensified. In one of the q

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 28, 2012

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Athletes warm up for Boardwalk Triathlon

St. Maarten - Without even knowing exactly who the visiting opponents are, some of the local athletes have been getting in shape to compete in the Boardwalk Triathlon next Sunday. Early yesterday morning, several men and a few women that will be

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 16, 2012

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Competition grows for Marlow One-Design Regatta

SIMPSON BAY – The St. Maarten Yacht Club reports that the competition for its 11th annual Marlow One-Design Regatta is already getting fierce. Although the contest is slated for June 16 and June 17, many local and regional teams appear in top form

French St. Martin News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 14, 2012

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Be Wise kids make eco-hike with basketball coach Arey

MARIGOT - In cooperation with the Réserve Naturelle of Saint Martin and the Brigade for the prevention of juvenile delinquency BPDJ children of the Be Wise Foundation and the Basketball Association of Saint Martin set out for an eco-citizen hike tha

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on May 14, 2012

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Softball Association recognizes mothers and daughters

St. Maarten - As several countries around the world celebrated mother’s day, the St Maarten softball Association has made the day a very special one for a few ladies that have contributed in one way or the other to the development of the game on th

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 20, 2012

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Sports: Steelers records highest win margin to date

St. Maarten - In the 2012 Softball season which is in its third week, the ladies in the Steelers team have displayed that they can be as determined as their male counterparts when they defeated the Survivors by 34 to 0, when the competition resumed l

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

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Sports: Nickey: “We have to restrict abuse of field”

St. Maarten - The re-introduction of ladies football, the staging of a Leeward Islands tournament and participation in Digicel Cup are just some of the topics on the agenda of the St Maarten Soccer Association (SMSA) for 2012 as they embark on a new

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 6, 2012

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Sports: Wib takes cream of awards

St. Maarten - The Windward Islands Bank softball team will be going into the 2012 season which began Sunday with a psychological advantage after securing three of the six awards in the male category for their performances in 2011. In addition to t

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on February 1, 2012

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Sports: St. Martin/St. Maarten to compete as one

St. Maarten - Some of the seasoned athletes from both sides of the island will be facing a stern test when the Speedy Plus club stages its first international track & field events at the Alberic Richards stadium in Sandy Ground from May 5 to May 9. T

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 26, 2012

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Website matches racers with boats for 2012 Heineken Regatta

Website matches racers with boats for 2012 Heineken Regatta

St. Maarten - There’s more than one way to enjoy the legendary “Serious Fun” that’s become the trademark for the annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, the 32nd edition of which is scheduled for March 1 to March 4. Thanks to a website that li

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 25, 2012

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Sports: Dynamics Track Club dominate senior category

Sports: Dynamics Track Club dominate senior category

Michel Hunte (center) beats the field in the battle of the ladies down the 60meter track.St. Maarten - The male athletes from the Dynamics Track Club were forced to compete against themselves due to the absence of competition from their French co

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

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Sports: Sierra and Korstanje record victories

St. Maarten - The collective efforts by 39 swimmers in various age brackets resulted in 120.25km recorded when the Carib Swim Team staged their annual six hour Swim A Thon at the pool in Cole Bay on Sunday. The objective of the event each year is

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

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Francisco and Lake victorious in cycling season’s opener

St. Maarten - Walwin Francisco and Dave Lake won the two first cycle races of the year on Sunday. The 15 lap event, which was organized by the Soualiga Cycling Club, had 23 participants who began their circumnavigation of the Great Salt Pond at the F

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

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Season opener dedicated to paralyzed cyclist

St. Maarten - The Soualiga Cycling Club presented the proceeds from Sunday’s season opening race to Emmanuel Laud yesterday to show their solidarity with Deion Richardson – a cyclist who was shot under mysterious circumstances on November 5 in An

St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 17, 2012

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A “stoked” Jaime Torres returns to Regatta

A “stoked” Jaime Torres returns to Regatta

Skipper Jaime Torres and his crew pilot Beneteau First 40.7 Smile and Wave in a handout photo from the St. Maarten Yacht Club.  St. Maarten – Jaime Torres, the skipper of the Beneteau First 40.7 Smile and Wave, will be one of the more passion

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 16, 2012

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RBTT cricket tournament resumes next weekend

St. Maarten - After a premature end to the RBTT 50 over cricket tournament last December, the battle is set to resume next weekend with the A&A Supply Events taking on KFC Twisters on Saturday and Future Champs versus MNO Montego Bay the followin

St. Maarten News, St. Maarten Sports - Posted by on January 16, 2012

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Cricket coach Singh calls on youngsters to get involved

St. Maarten - With the emphasis on developing the game of cricket at the grass roots level, National Cricket Coach Rishi Parsram Singh is once again extending an open invitation to young boys that are willing to get involved with the sport. Singh,

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