In The Spotlight
LISBON- - Juventus edged closer to the Champions League quarter-finals after second-half goals from substitutes Marko Pjaca and Dani Alves earned them a 2-0 away win at 10-man Porto in a one-sided last 16 first-leg tie on Wednesday.
PUNE, India--Australia paceman Mitchell Starc has raised his game to the next level and India's batsmen need to be wary of his ability to trouble them with reverse swing, home captain Virat Kohli said on the eve of the first test beginning on Thursday.
Guadeloupe’s Eddy Boulate won the 14th edition of the St. Martin 15K Run organised by Avenir Sportif Club on Sunday. Boulate (in photo with male category winners) completed the course in 53:01 just a few seconds in front of Omarco Robinson. In the women’s category, first across the finish line was Calme Sunilda from the Citizen Club of Basse Terre in 1:01:49. 102 runners took part in this edition with all completing the course. A large delegation came for the race from Guadeloupe, mostly from the Foulées Vertes du Rond Point de Petit Bourg. The next race coming up is the 5th Saint Martinoise all-female run on March 11, 2017.
ENGLAND-- Facing Europe's most potent strikeforce would cause some managers to man the barricades but for Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola there was only one option in Tuesday's Champions League clash with Monaco - "attack, attack, attack".
CAY HILL— Tesse Blom bested Yasmine Essed 6-2, 6-4 to win the Women’s Singles match of the St. Maarten Tennis Club. In the Men’s group Bas van den Bosch faced Martijn Eerland in the final. Bas managed to win in 6-1, 6-2.
LONDON- - Sutton United's FA Cup fairytale ended as Arsenal forward Theo Walcott scored his 100th goal for the club in a 2-0 fifth round victory on a surreal night at Gander Green Lane on Monday.
CAY HILL – The Island Hoops Foundation, on behalf of the St. Maarten Basketball Federation is proud to announce the island’s first ever 3-on-3 basketball national teams. The U18 Men’s SXM team consists of Kevin Edwards, Louis Fernandes, Kenya Hodge and David Labardy. The players on the U18 Women’s team are Aesha Gibson, Jalaika Davoren, Kenya Hodge and David Labardy.
CUL DE SAC--The Flamboyant Firebats recorded its first win in Cricket St. Maarten High Performance League with a clinical five-wicket win over Super Smashers at the Caribe Lumber Ballpark on Sunday.
ENGLAND-- Manchester United's Zlatan Ibrahimovic came off the bench to score the winner as they recovered from an early deficit to beat Championship strugglers Blackburn Rovers 2-1 away in the FA Cup fifth round on Sunday.