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PHILIPSBURG - It's been over a week now but seems like no ones really cared to give us some space, I've send it to Today's, herald, but we haven't seen anything, i don't know of any french side papers but maybe you can help. thanks Rudolf.
www.sxmislandtime.comCASTRIES, Saint Lucia – Leading regional long-distance runner Zepherinus Joseph, and the Caribbean number one female high-jumper Lavern Spencer, were on Saturday February 20, 2010, named Saint Lucia's 2009 Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year.
Spencer is the only female high jumper from the Central America and Caribbean Region to have qualified for the IAAF World Track and Field Championships in Germany last year.
She is currently ranked the number one female high jumper in the Caribbean, and ranked amongst the top twelve female high jumpers in the world.
PHILIPSBURG - Two of St. Maarten's top bodybuilders, Francois Carty and Body Building Champion Leon Bussue, on Thursday, made a presentation to sports commissioner Frans Richardson.
PHILIPSBURG - Sports is to receive a major boost when a number of high profile sports men in baseball and basket ball out of the United States are scheduled to hold workshops and training here on the island.
PHILIPSBURG - The week of activities in celebration and commemoration of the Rights of the Child closed off on Saturday November 21st with the annual sports day.
Participants from Anguilla, Saba, St. Eustatius, French St. Martin and Dutch St. Maarten participated in the various games consisting of; Volleyball, Basketball, Tennis, Track & Field, Soccer, Swimming, Netball and Cricket.
The total amount of participants which included athletes, coaches and referees numbered 465. There were also many volunteers who worked tirelessly to ensure that the day was a success.
HOLLAND - Former world champion speed skater Rintje Ritsma broke his collar bone while making a few promotional laps to promote his switch to motorbike racing on Tuesday.
PHILIPSBURG - On Saturday morning at approximately 10 a.m. the opening ceremony for the Special Olympics in Sint Maarten was officially opened with a speach from First Lady Angela Richards.
The Special Olympic game on St. Maarten is being done under the leadership of Mr. Les Brown and the games took place at the Raoul Illidge Sport complex in Cayhill.