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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 competing in Rio de Janeiro at the weekend to fall ill, U.S. and international sailing officials told Reuters on Monday.

The Associated Press reported that 13 members of the 40-member U.S. team fell ill after the world junior championships, a test event for next year's Olympics in...

Curaçao with 11 goals looks hard to beat in U-15 tourney

b_pageCAY HILL--Cayman Islands, Dominican Republic and Curaçao top the standing tables after two days of play in the...

Omarco lays down marker for first Red Cross 7K run

red_cross_1SIMPSON BAY--Omarco Robinson set a benchmark time of 25:54 to win the 7.45K inaugural Red Cross Youth Chapter Run in...

Superstar is Champion of Champions in final race of the boating season

Superstar_is_ChampionANGUILLA—Eleven boats were fighting hard for four hours in the final race of the boating season to determine the...

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...

Eversteijn wins 10-Ball Tourney

poolSUCKER GARDEN-- Rene Eversteijn won the 10-Ball Tournament for Top League Players at 8/9Poolbar Sucker...

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...

U 15 soccer tourney kicks off Saturday

soccerPHILIPSBURG --St. Maarten will face St. Vincent and the Grenadines in the Boys Caribbean Football Union’s Under 15...

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...

American Fowler takes clubhouse lead at Firestone

golfAKRON, Ohio-- Rickie Fowler used a sharp short game to offset a mediocre day of ball-striking as he took an early...

Steeling and running feature in pro clinic

skeete_1PHILIPSBURG--The week-long baseball clinic hosted by former Major League Baseball player Rafel Skeete from St...

Roy Jones Jr. to fight on St. Maarten

boxPHILIPSBURG--Roy Jones Jr and Danny Santiago will step into the ring at the L.B. Scott Sports Auditorium August...

Ledecky adds third gold medal to tally

SWIMKAZAN, Russia-- Katie Ledecky's bid to become the first swimmer to win four individual freestyle titles at a world...

Partizan, CSKA through on night of dramatic comebacks

CHAMPIONSBERNE- - Partizan Belgrade, Astana, Malmo and CSKA Moscow all pulled off impressive comebacks to reach the playoff...

Former pro-player Skeete teaches base running

skeet_1POND ISLAND--Hard work and repetition until a movement becomes second nature are key elements of being successful in...

Rapid Vienna knock out Ajax with dramatic win

ajaxZURICH-- Four-times European champions Ajax Amsterdam were knocked out of the Champions League in the third...

Ledecky fights fatigue to stay on course for four golds

SWIMMINGKAZAN, Russia-- For the first time at this year's world championships, Katie Ledecky, the world's most dominant...

Baseball clinics

skeetFormer Major League Baseball player Rafel Skeete from St. Maarten has returned to the Friendly Island to host two...

Parris wins St. Maarten 9-Ball Championship

poolSUCKER GARDEN—Michael Parris is the St. Maarten National Billiards Federation’s 2015 9-Ball Champion. Parris...

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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...