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Gunners hang on grimly

Written by Tuesday, 16 August 2011 18:45

Arsene Wenger watches the match from the directors boxEUROPE - Arsenal laboured to a 1-0 win over Udinese in the first leg of their Champions League play-off at Emirates Stadium, which left more questions than answers over life after Cesc Fabregas.

PHILIPSBURG - Cricket returned to the Carib Lumber Ball Park over the weekend in the "2011 RBTT Cup" 50 overs tournament.

The Nagico United Cricket Club was victorious in Sunday's match-up.

Barca agree Fabregas deal

Written by Monday, 15 August 2011 00:35

Cesc Fabregas will undergo medical in BarcaEUROPE - Arsenal have reached an "agreement in principle'' with Barcelona for the sale of captain Cesc Fabregas, both clubs have confirmed.

Despite Arsenal insisting throughout the summer that they would not sell Fabregas for less than £40 million, it is thought that a £35 million fee has finally been agreed.

Keane heading to LA?

Written by Friday, 12 August 2011 17:55

Robbie Keane EUROPE - Tottenham striker Robbie Keane is closing on a lucrative move to MLS side LA Galaxy worth an estimated $9 million for a two-year contract, according to reports.

NAGICO assists youngster with cricket gears

Written by Thursday, 04 August 2011 19:35
PHILIPSBURG- Kayode Pantophlet, a young student who hails from St. Maarten and has made remarkable strides in both his educational pursuits and sports career was the most recent recipient of a sponsorship from NAGICO towards the purchasing of a Cricket Kit.

PHILIPSBURG - The SIMVA (the Sint Maarten Volleyball Association) the Veterans Volleyball Organizing Committee want's to draw the attention of all interested to the upcoming Veteran's volleyball tournament from 25th through 27th of August 2011.

This year the tournament will be played in honor of Mr. Glenn Peterson, a great volleyball player from the olden days.

London games in doubt

Written by Tuesday, 09 August 2011 17:18

London burn EUROPE - The Premier League and Football League have said they will make a statement on Thursday over whether more fixtures will be postponed after the rioting in London and other major UK cities.

London in particular has been hit hard by the violence which has already seen Carling Cup fixtures postponed and two international friendlies - England v Netherlands at Wembley and Ghana v Nigeria at Watford's Vicarage Road - called off.

PHILIPSBURG - The Nagico Insurances sponsored SMFA futsal tournament continued on Sunday 7th August with a lot of excitement.  

PHILIPSBURG - The St.Maarten Sports Federation (SMSF) held a general assembly extraordinary meeting last week.

PHILIPSBURG - In the Male Division Casino Magic played High Grade Family. Casino batted first and scored 54-All Out.

Top scorers was Richard Adonis 10, Sherwyn Parris 9 and Best Bowler for High Grade was Presley Arnaud 2-13. In reply High Grade scored 57-3 in 6.4 overs.