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BEIJING - Official ResultsOfficial Results : Athletics - Men's 100m Aug. 16, 2008, Start time: 10:30 AM ETAug. 16, 2008, Start time: 22:30.
Three days before the track and field competition begins inside China
|Michael Phelps swims to win the gold medal and set a new world record in the men's 200-meter butterfly final.|
PHILIPSBURG - The St.Maarten Table Tennis Federation now has its eyes set on the Caribbean Tennis Federation youth tournament. That is according to the local federation's vice president, Coach Franklin Rajoukie. Mr. Rajoukie stated that he is now looking for youngsters between the ages of 5 and 15 years old in order to start preparing for regional tournaments.
PHILIPSBURG - Body Builders on St.Maarten are currently gearing for the St.Maarten Bodybuilding championships. The event is scheduled for Saturday September 5th, and will be held at the Cultural Center on Back Street.
PHILIPSBURG - The Lab Sports Academy Foundation will be hosting their fifth annual MNO youth tennis tournament. The tournament is scheduled by be held at the Raul Illidge Sports Complex and will take place on July 25th through July 27th.
CURACAO - Curacao sprinter, Churandy Martina - representing the Netherlands Antilles - has wrapped up his training before heading off to the Beijing Olympics.
WILLEMSTAD, July 15 (Reuters) - Anyone closely watching the starting line of the Beijing Olympics 100-metre sprint may notice the flash of a gold tooth emblazoned with the letter "C". Churandy Martina's smile surrounds the "C" that stands for his name, his island home of Curacao and his ambition -- champion.
PHILIPSBURG - The ITF Junior Tennis Tournament came to an end saturday at the Port de Plaisance Hotel. Following ar the final results of the tournament.