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Defiant Smith puts Australia in control

cricketLONDON-- Steve Smith made a brave unbeaten 78 to lift Australia to 287 for three on the first day of the fifth and final test against England at The Oval on Thursday.
  The touring side, 3-1 down in the series and bidding for a consolation victory after losing the Ashes, made a solid start after losing the toss with David Warner scoring 85 and Chris Rogers 43.
  England, however...

Three successive homers power Rangers past Mariners 7-2

RANGERSTEXAS-- The Texas Rangers hit three successive home runs in a four-pitch sequence against Seattle left-hander Joe...

Djokovic, Wawrinka advance in Cincinnati

m_tennCINCINNATI - Top seed Novak Djokovic cruised through his opening match at the Western & Southern Open on...

Memphis strikes twice as United beat Bruges in playoffs

unitedLONDON-- Manchester United's new signing Memphis Depay struck two fine goals and made a third as they took a step...

Bencic continues winning ways in Cincinnati 7-5 6-3

w_tennCINCINNATI -- Swiss giant-killer Belinda Bencic continued her brilliant winning run with a 7-5 6-3 victory over...

Bilbao hold off Barcelona to claim Spanish Super Cup

barcaBARCELONA-- Athletic Bilbao claimed their first silverware in more than three decades when they wrapped up a 5-1...

Lorenzo surges to Czech MotoGP win

motogpCZECH REPUBLIC - Spaniard Jorge Lorenzo won the Czech MotoGP in Brno from pole position on Sunday to move level with...

Teenager Bencic claims Rogers Cup, Halep retires

w_tennTORONTO-- Swiss teenager Belinda Bencic capped a brilliant run to the Rogers Cup title on Sunday when a distressed...

Chandimal heroics help set India 176 for win

sri_-INDIAGALLE, Sri Lanka-- Dinesh Chandimal inspired a Sri Lankan fightback with an attacking unbeaten 162, his highest...

Iwata fires record-tying 63 to join major club

 

 

 

Patient Johnson sets early pace at PGA

golfKOHLER, Wisconsin-- Dustin Johnson, so often the nearly man in recent majors, took advantage of relatively calm early...

Halep struggles with serve but edges past Kerber in Toronto

w_tennTORONTO.- Second seed Simona Halep struggled to overcome a predictably tough examination from Angelique Kerber before...

Ashwin spins India to box seat in Galle test

CRICKETGALLE, Sri Lanka-- Ravichandran Ashwin claimed six for 46 in a fine display of spin bowling as India skittled out Sri...

Williams shakes off rust, rolls ahead at Rogers Cup

w_tennTORONTO-- Serena Williams needed a set to shake off some hard court rust then rolled to 2-6 6-3 6-0 win over Italy's...

Pedro strike hands Barcelona Super Cup in nine-goal thriller

BARCELONATBILISI, GEORGIA- - Barcelona substitute Pedro scored deep into extra time to secure the European Super Cup with a...

No proof dirty water made Rio rowers ill: officials

rowRIO DE JANEIRO-- There is no evidence that abnormal levels of viruses or bacteria in the water caused rowers...

Worlds end under a cloud as favourite Sun fails to start

SWIMMINGKAZAN, Russia-- Mystery surrounded the conclusion of the world championships on Sunday when China's twice champion...

Oxford bags teenage hero status for happy Hammers

LONDON-- West Ham United's Reece Oxford reckoned he had enjoyed "a dream debut" after becoming, at 16, one of the...

Larkin and Campbell put Australia back on top

larkinKAZAN, Russia-- Mitchell Larkin completed a rare backstroke double and Bronte Campbell won the blue riband women's...

Five-star Ben Stokes puts England on brink of victory

cricketNOTTINGHAM, England-- Ben Stokes took five wickets to put England on the verge of a famous victory that would win...

Ruthless England turn the screw as Australia wilt

ashesNOTTINGHAM, England-- England skittled out shell-shocked Australia for 60 and piled up 274 for four in reply to take...

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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...