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PHILIPSBURG - Twelve-year-old, Leonardo Knol, sailing for St. Maarten, took top honors at the 5th annual SOL International Optimist Regatta held November 5th.  Second place went to Hosea Williams (15) of Antigua, coached by Olympic medalist, Karl James.

Third place went to another St. Maarten youngster, Nathan Smith (9).

Henry set for two-month loan

Written by Thursday, 29 December 2011 18:57

Robin van Persie and Thierry henry Arsenal EUROPE - Arsenal's record goalscorer Thierry Henry has been offered the chance to return to the Gunners on a two-month loan deal, according to widespread press reports on Thursday evening.

Ancelotti set for PSG

Written by Wednesday, 28 December 2011 23:00

Carlo Ancelotti EUROPE - Carlo Ancelotti has flown into Paris and is set to tie up a deal to be new coach of cash-rich Paris Saint-Germain, according to widespread reports in France.

The former Chelsea boss, out of work since May and who has spent much of the intervening time in London and who has been linked with a potential vacancy at Tottenham Hotspur, is poised to replace Antoine Kombouare as coach.

Wolves hold Gunners

Written by Tuesday, 27 December 2011 16:48

Steven Fletcher scores against Arsenal EUROPE -

Arsenal were left frustrated as 10-man Wolves battled to a 1-1 draw at Emirates Stadium.

Berba helps United close gap

Written by Monday, 26 December 2011 23:16

Dimitar BerbatovEUROPE - A 5-0 victory over ten-man Wigan enabled Manchester United to draw level on points with Premier League leaders Manchester City on Boxing Day, as Roberto Mancini's men were held to a 0-0 draw against West Brom on a day that saw Fulham strike a major blow to Chelsea's title ambitions.

 

At Old Trafford, Dimitar Berbatov's hat-trick and goals from Park Ji-sung and Antonio Valencia saw a makeshift Manchester United side cruise to a five-goal win over Wigan - who had striker Conor Sammon sent off in the first half.

AVB hails under-fire Terry

Written by Friday, 23 December 2011 23:00

John Terry EUROPE - Andre Villas-Boas heaped praise on under-pressure skipper John Terry after his last-gasp intervention prevented Chelsea from losing to Tottenham at White Hart Lane on Thursday.

 

Terry learnt just 24 hours earlier that he will be charged by the Criminal Prosecution Service for alleged racist comments he made towards Anton Ferdinand during the west London derby at QPR in October.

Atletico sack Manzano

Written by Thursday, 22 December 2011 22:24

Gregorio ManzanoEUROPE - La Liga side Atletico Madrid have announced the sacking of head coach Gregorio Manzano.

City top at Christmas

Written by Thursday, 22 December 2011 00:42

Sergio Aguero EUROPE - Manchester City will be top at Christmas for the first time in 82 years after they cruised to a 3-0 victory over Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday.

 

Two goals from Sergio Aguero and one from Adam Johnson were enough to give Roberto Mancini another comfortable victory, although City fans would be unwise to celebrate too soon - just eight sides that were top at Christmas have gone on to win the Premier League title.

Spurs and Celtic bow out

Written by Thursday, 15 December 2011 19:52

Udinese's Antonio Di Natale celebrates his equaliser against Celtic EUROPE - Udinese's Antonio Di Natale capitalised on a defensive blunder to secure a 1-1 draw and deny Celtic the away victory they needed to book a place in the knockout stages of the Europa League. Tottenham also failed to go through, despite beating Shamrock Rovers 4-0 in Ireland.

The visitors took the lead in the 29th minute when Gary Hooper took advantage of a mix-up in the Udinese defence to tap in from a yard out and Celtic looked well placed to progress from Group I as runners-up.

Tevez: I will not return

Written by Wednesday, 14 December 2011 20:47

Carlos Tevez car EUROPE - Manchester City's wantaway striker Carlos Tevez says that he is fed up of travelling and that he will not be returning to England because he wants to play for Boca Juniors in January.

 

Tevez, 29, is AWOL from training after he was suspended and fined having refused to warm-up against Bayern Munich in September and is currently in his native Argentina where he has been spotted playing golf.