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 PHILIPSBURG - The curtains came down on the B Division Finals in the RBTT/RBC  Tournament on Sunday at the Charles Vlaun Cricket Field in Cul-de-Sac.

Marigot, St. Maarten – With piping easterly tradewinds continuing to rake the waters off the island of St. Maarten, the big breeze and boisterous seas played the central role today during Day 2 action of the 32nd annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. But the solid winds, gusting to 25 knots or more over certain portions of the racecourse, proved to be both a blessing and a curse.

EUROPE - Andy Ganteaume
Arguably the most famous one-cap wonder from anywhere, Trinidad's Ganteaume had one Test innings, against England at home in Port-of-Spain in 1947-48. He scored 112... and was never selected again.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – On a glorious, sun-splashed day with solid easterly tradewinds coursing over the deep blue seas surrounding the Friendly Island of St. Maarten, an impressive fleet of 202 yachts in 15 separate divisions hoisted sail this morning to commence the 32nd edition of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – There are many adjectives one might employ to describe the sailing conditions today in Simpson Bay off the south coast of the Friendly Island of St. Maarten for the running of the Gill Commodores Cup, the kick-off to the 32nd annual St. Maarten Heineken Regatta. "Sporty, sunny, and breezy" would all apply.

RBTT Cup FInals takes place this weekend

Written by Thursday, 01 March 2012 22:05

PHILIPSBURG - The first of two division (B & A) finals will be played on Sunday 4TH March beginning at 10:00am sharp.

Guyana board president quits after home is raided

Written by Wednesday, 29 February 2012 20:48

GUYANA - The president of the Guyana Cricket Board, Ramsay Ali, has resigned after police and court officials raided his home, and the homes of other board officials.

The raids were the latest development in an ongoing impasse between the GCB and the Guyana government.

Simpson Bay, St. Maarten – On a shifty, challenging racecourse that put a premium on tactics and boat handling, British Virgin Island skipper Colin Rathbun topped an international field of competitors in the protected waters of Simpson Bay today to win the fourth annual Budget Marine Match Racing Cup, the kick-off to the 32nd running of the St. Maarten Heineken Regatta, which begins later this week.

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten soccer team Telstar travelled to Curacao last week to participate at an international Futsal tournament (indoor soccer).

EUROPE - Chittagong Kings have threatened to pull out of the next edition of the Bangladesh Premier League because they were replaced in the semi-finals of this year's tournament hours after being officially deemed to have qualified.