In The Spotlight
The basketball and volleyball courts in the Jean-Louis Vanterpool Stadium, Marigot, will soon be completely under cover as part of a 2.3-million euro renovation of the stadium.
CUTTACK, India- - Limited overs stalwarts Yuvraj Singh and Mahendra Singh Dhoni rolled back the years to smash scintillating centuries to help India secure a series-clinching 15-run victory in the second one-day international against England on Thursday.
LES SABLES D'OLONNE, France-- With his hands coarsened by salt, Armel Le Cleac'h grabbed a couple of emergency beacons and raised his arms in celebration, shining light on the thousands of spectators gathered to greet him at the end of his victorious solo race around the world.
Reggie Coram (c), from St. Maarten Speedway on the Great Bay Promenade won the first national model car racing event of the year, Saturday. Coram bested a field of 26 other racers from as far away as Brazil, Canada and the United States to win the Hillbilly Nationals in Tennessee Saturday. In addition to racing, Coram is in the States to promote the fifth International St. Maarten Open that he and the Speedway will host in October.
MELBOURNE-- Andy Murray looked every bit the world number one as he gave Russian teenager Andrey Rublev a lesson in grand slam tennis to reach the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-3 6-0 6-2 win on Wednesday.
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC --Team Island Water World sailor Frits Bus will represent St. Maarten in Caribbean International Laser Regatta in Dominican Republic this weekend.
CAY HILL—Registration for the 16th annual Oyster Bay Youth Tennis Championship will be held at the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex Tennis Pavilion Friday evening beginning at 7:00pm. Tennis will be served up Saturday and Sunday from 10:00am to 4:00pm.
AUSTRALIA- - Champion and top seed Angelique Kerber will be eager to improve on her shaky start to the Australian Open when she takes on German compatriot Carina Witthoeft in the second round on Wednesday.
NEW YORK- - Defense wins championships, or so the saying goes, but high-flying offences look set to unleash a bombs-away spectacle led by elite quarterbacks that may be the best quartet to ever reach the conference championships.
MELBOURNE- - Roger Federer made a winning return to competitive tennis after six months out of the game on Monday, thrilling a packed Rod Laver Arena as he beat qualifier Juergen Melzer 7-5 3-6 6-2 6-2 to reach the Australian Open second round.