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Workmanlike Bolt answers doubts with season's best

boltLONDON-- Usain Bolt answered questions over his fitness ahead of the world championships with a season's best of 9.87 seconds in the 100 metres with a workmanlike performance at the London Anniversary Games on Friday.
  With just under a month to go before he defends his world 100 and 200 titles in Beijing, the Jamaican showed he had recovered from a pelvic injury that has disrupted his...

Froome has lead cut by Quintana as Nibali wins

TOURLA TOUSSUIRE, France-- Chris Froome has one more mountainous hurdle to overcome to claim a second Tour de France...

Augusta resident enjoys masterful start in Canada

bubbaOAKVILLE, Ontario-- Zach Johnson's putting coach has another student hoping to find his way into the winner's circle...

The head says Hamilton but watch out for the Finns

GN32724VBUDAPEST-- The head says Lewis Hamilton but those willing to take a more adventurous punt might fancy the chances of...

Froome in control as Contador drifts

TOURPRA LOUP, France-- Chris Froome emerged unscathed from a treacherous 17th stage of the Tour de France on Wednesday...

Canada's De Grasse opens Pan Am quest in smooth style

TRACKTORONTO-- Canadian sprint sensation Andre De Grasse took a step in the right direction in his bid to sweep three...

Formula One says farewell to Bianchi

f_1NICE, France-- Formula One world champions past and present paid their respects to Jules Bianchi and mourned one of...

Blatter faces months of troubles before departure

ZURICH-- FIFA president Sepp Blatter has seven months left at the top of world soccer's governing body but his hope...

Ruthless Australia secure crushing win as England wilt

ausLONDON-- A rampant Australian pace attack ripped out a feeble England England for 103 to seal a crushing 405-run win...

Greipel wins Tour 15th stage, Froome still leads

TOURVALENCE, France-- Andre Greipel confirmed he was the sprint king at this year's Tour de France when the German...

Greg van Avermaet clinches rare victory

TOURRODEZ, France-- Greg van Avermaet, one of cycling's nearly men, enjoyed a rare victory when he claimed the 13th stage...

Four Latin American athletes exit Pan Ams for doping

TORONTO-- Four Latin American athletes have been kicked out of the Pan American Games for positive doping tests, the...

Rodriguez takes stage as Froome fends off rivals

TOURPLATEAU DE BEILLE, France-- Spain's Joaquim Rodriguez won the 12th stage of the Tour de France, a gruelling trek in...

More surprises likely ahead as trade deadline looms

NEW YORK-- Major League Baseball's first-half surprises included the rise of the Astros and Twins and a dip by...

Froome enjoys quiet day, Majka wins stage

TOURCAUTERETS, France-- Chris Froome enjoyed a safe day in the saddle on Wednesday, retaining the overall leader's yellow...

Bangladesh stun South Africa to clinch ODI series

BANGLADESH - Bangladesh continued their giant-killing exploits with a nine-wicket victory over South Africa in...

Froome's rivals crushed by dominant Sky Team

TOURLA PIERRE ST MARTIN, France-- One by one, with the exception of Nairo Quintana, Chris Froome's rivals were dropped...

Banned Rose honored as Reds legend before All-Star Game

CINCINNATI - Pete Rose, Major League Baseball's all-time hits leader, is still serving a lifetime ban for having...

Real fans urge president to quit over Casillas exit

CASILLASMADRID-- Several hundred Real Madrid fans chanted for president Florentino Perez to resign at an official send-off...

Stronger, fresher Froome in charge as Pyrenees loom

PAU, France-- Chris Froome is fresher, better prepared and stronger than he was when he won the Tour de France in...

Steel-plated Djokovic a step too far for Federer

novakLONDON-- Novak Djokovic again revealed the true depth of his steely core to grind Wimbledon idol Roger Federer's...

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St. Maarten midday Weather Forecast for Saturday
Saturday, 17 October 2015
DATE ISSUED: Saturday, October 17, 2015 @ 12:00 LST (16:00 UTC) VALID UNTIL: Sunday midday (12:00... Read more...
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SHTA poll: Businesses want anti-ship-jumping legislation
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Click here for SHTA graph pdf PHILIPSBURG--The St. Maarten Hospitality and Trade Association... Read more...
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Dominica’s tourism sector ready to welcome visitors after TS Erika
Friday, 16 October 2015
ROSEAU, Dominica--“Dominica is open for business and ready to welcome visitors to its shores.”... Read more...
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Reparations Committee: Withdraw Queens’ names from Suriname’s highest mountains
Thursday, 15 October 2015
PARAMARIBO--Suriname’s National Reparations Committee NRCS has filed a request with President... Read more...
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Ex-US House Speaker Hastert to plead guilty in hush-money case
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHICAGO--Former U.S. House Speaker Dennis Hastert is expected to plead guilty in a hush-money case... Read more...
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Hillary Clinton to 'look hard' at Julian Castro as possible VP pick
Friday, 16 October 2015
WASHINGTON--Democratic presidential contender Hillary Clinton won the backing of Housing and Urban... Read more...
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Half a million Yemen children face severe malnutrition
Friday, 16 October 2015
GENEVA--More than half a million children in Yemen face life-threatening malnutrition as a risk of... Read more...
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Modi to open 70-year-old files in challenge to Gandhi dynasty
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW DELHI--Prime Minister Narendra Modi says he will seek to unravel one of India's most enduring... Read more...
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Cuba in cash crunch due to low commodity prices, Venezuela woes
Friday, 16 October 2015
HAVANA--Low commodity prices, a drought at home and Venezuela's economic crisis have created a cash... Read more...
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Apple's newest courtroom foe is patent-savvy university
Friday, 16 October 2015
NEW YORK--As a veteran of the global smart phone wars, Apple is used to courtroom battles with... Read more...
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Focus needs to be on fighting crime & helping unemployed
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Editor, With all of the political situation on the island, we can't lose focus on some of the... Read more...
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Had enough
Friday, 16 October 2015
Dear Queenie, My brother died years ago but his widow stayed close to our family. Eventually she... Read more...
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RBC St. Maarten Little League School Tournament
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Sister Marie Laurence defeated Leonald Conner in the RBC St. Maarten Little League School... Read more...
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Nadal trounces Wawrinka, Djokovic tames Tomic
Friday, 16 October 2015
CHINA-- Former world number one Rafa Nadal displayed more signs of a return to top form with a... Read more...
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Junk shop photo spurs quest to confirm Billy the Kid image
Friday, 16 October 2015
DENVER--For the $2 he spent to buy three old photographs, Randy Guijarro may have hit the mother... Read more...
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Few signs of improvement for NBA star Odom after collapse
Friday, 16 October 2015
LAS VEGAS--Pro basketball and reality TV star Lamar Odom spent a third day hospitalized on... Read more...
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Bruney cruises into retirement
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ After three decade in cruise industry ~   By Alita Singh   Frank Bruney has seen tiny... Read more...
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ALL HANDS ON DECK, WE MADE IT!
Friday, 16 October 2015
~ Fair Transport Sailing Vessel Nordlys is launched ~   St. Maarten has been graced by the... Read more...
Editorial - Anybody’s guess
Saturday, 17 October 2015
Governor Eugene Holiday has decided to seek legal clarity on the current constitutional impasse.... Read more...
Editorial - Time is up
Friday, 16 October 2015
With so much ongoing constitutional turmoil, the fact that more than 100 people attended the... Read more...
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Notices October 16
Friday, 16 October 2015
General Meeting St. Maarten Professional Softball Association (SMPSA) general meeting for the... Read more...
Notices October 15
Thursday, 15 October 2015
General Meeting S.M.P.S.A. general meeting for the softball season 2016 will be held at Sundial... Read more...