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Schippers shifts gear to take 200m gold

schippersBEIJING-- Dutch flier Dafne Schippers completed her transformation from heptathlete to world champion sprinter when she ran the fourth fastest 200 metres of all time to win by a nose at the Bird's Nest on Friday.
  The 23-year-old European champion clocked 21.63 seconds to beat Jamaica's Elaine Thompson by three-hundredths of a second and add gold to the silver medal she won in the 100m...

Watson takes one-shot lead at The Barclays

golfEDISON, New Jersey-- Two-times Masters champion Bubba Watson rolled in a 12-foot birdie putt at the last to claim a...

Four games slated as Futsal continues Sunday

PHILIPSBURG--The annual St. Maarten Futsal competiton is scheduled to continue with match day three at L.B. Scott...

Watson sizzles at Barclays, Spieth struggles

bubbaEDISON, New Jersey-- Bubba Watson charged into a tie for the first-round lead at The Barclays on Thursday while newly...

Usain does it again for Beijing sweep

BOLTBEIJING-- Usain Bolt delivered Justin Gatlin a second knockout blow in five days to win his fourth straight 200...

VO 65 Team Brunel to race during the 2016 St. Maarten Heineken Regatta

hrpdfThis past week hundreds of thousands of residents and visitors flocked in droves to the shores of IJhaven in...

Brown wins FirstCaribbean Bank Open Youth Tennis Tournament

tennisCAY HILL--Leshawn Brown won the Open division of the 14th annual FirstCaribbean Bank Youth Tennis Tournament at Raoul...

Sport Federation meets on Promising Athletes Project

CAY HILL—The St. Maarten Sports Federation will host an Extra Ordinary Meeting at Raoul Illidge Sport Complex...

Last track meet serves as National Championship

trackCAY HILL—The last local Track and Field meet of the season will be held at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex Sunday...

Rudisha back on top of the world, Dibaba dominant

rudishaBEIJING-- David Rudisha strained every sinew to win gold, Genzebe Dibaba dominated in the way the Kenyan once did and...

Five-star Spain as Valencia make Champions League history

valenciaSPAIN-- Spain became the first couuntry to have five teams in the Champions League group stage in one season after...

Fraser-Pryce caps day of dominance as Schippers sets Dutch 100m record

boltBEIJING-- Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce proved once again that Usain Bolt is not the only Jamaican who can monopolise...

Sagan sprints to Vuelta win as Chaves retains lead

cycleMADRID-- Colombian Esteban Chaves retained the leader's red jersey and Briton Chris Froome made smooth progress as...

Teenager Ghebreselassie wins marathon world title

marathonBEIJING--Eritrean teenager Ghirmay Ghebreselassie became the youngest ever marathon world champion when he stunned a...

Fiers throws no-hitter to shut down Dodgers

astrosHOUSTON--Houston Astros pitcher Mike Fiers fired a no-hitter against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday in a dominant...

England collapse puts Australia in sight of victory

ashesLONDON--England crumbled meekly to 107 for eight in reply to Australia's 481 to put the touring side firmly on course...

Ghotbi to assist Kluivert with Curacao World Cup tie

WILLEMSTAD--Former Iran boss Afshin Ghotbi has signed up to assist Curacao manager Patrick Kluivert for the Caribbean...

Sports facilities close as Danny nears

riscPHILIPSBURG--Raoul Illidge Sports Complex, L. B. Scott Sport Auditorium, Melford Hazel Sport Center and the John...

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...

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...

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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...