In The Spotlight
St. Maarten U15 National Soccer team receiving their award for Best Overall Team from Government Sports Department Head, Janelle Richardson.
COLE BAY—Bodybuilder Maudienne Profas and Kickboxer Omar Marsham were named female and male athletes of the year at the 4th Annual Brown Pelican Sports Awards ceremony held in Port de Plaisance Sunday evening.
PALERMO, Italy-- Italy thumped hapless Armenia 9-1 on Monday to complete their Euro 2020 qualifying group with a perfect record and extend their record-breaking run to 11 successive international wins as they looked forward to next year's tournament.
President of the St. Martin Football Association Aristide Conner (l) and President of the St. Maarten Football Federation Jonny Singh announce the kick-off of the SXM Unity Champions League. The competition starts with three games on December 7, at Raoul Illidge Sports Complex. Action begins at 3:30pm as FC Attackers face Flames United. At 5:30pm FC Soualiga take on C & D Connection. The final game of the afternoon starts at 7:30pm and features Junior Stars against United Stars. The teams will place each other twice. The top four will advance to the finals.
St. Maarten’s Gerwin Lake (9) scored the first goal of their away match as the National Team faced Turks and Caicos in the CONCACAF Nations League on Thursday. Lake scored in the 14th minute. Turks and Caicos equalized in the 37th minute. Remslei Boelijn put St. Maarten ahead in the 45th minute of play. Turks and Caicos equalized again in the 75th minute of play and won in stoppage time. St. Martin is also in Group C. They played Barbados in Anguilla on Saturday and won 1-0.
SAO PAULO- - Max Verstappen won a thrilling Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday after the Ferraris collided and Mercedes' six-times world champion Lewis Hamilton was demoted from third to seventh.
BELFAST- Netherlands booked their place at Euro 2020 with a 0-0 draw against Northern Ireland, whose hopes of automatic qualification slipped away as their captain Steven Davis missed a penalty in the Group C encounter at Windsor Park on Saturday.
Davis fired high over the crossbar on a night of few clear-cut chances that ensured Northern Ireland's only hope of reaching the finals would be through the playoffs.
FRANCE--St. Maarten paddler Stuart Knaggs placed ninth in the mixed K2 (double) category and 48th overall out of 283 finishers in the 30km Ardeche Marathon in France.
LONDON--Defending champion Alexander Zverev reached the last four at the ATP Finals with a 6-4 7-6(4) defeat of Russian debutant Daniil Medvedev on Friday and consigned Rafael Nadal to an early exit at the same time.
SAO PAULO- - Sebastian Vettel led a Ferrari one-two in practice for the Brazilian Formula One Grand Prix on Friday, with Red Bull's Max Verstappen third fastest on an incident-filled afternoon at a damp Interlagos.