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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.

PHILIPSBURG - St. Maarten's Special Olympians copped eleven medals including three gold, three silver and five bronze at the just-concluded Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece.

PHILIPSBURG - The NAGICO Sponsored VELO Club de Grande Case (V.C.G) cycling team again outshined several other countries, in the 9th Annual Grand Prix Du Conseil General held in Guadeloupe recently.

AIRPORT - Eleven "special" athletes left St. Maarten on Saturday to represent young country St. Maarten at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens, Greece. The games run from June 25 – July 4.

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PHILIPSBURG - Some eleven athletes of the St.Maarten Special Olympics Committee are scheduled to leave here for Greece on Saturday June 18th, where they will be participating at the International Special Olympics sporting events.

Chippie sponsors fundraising bike-athon

Written by Sunday, 05 June 2011 14:51

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PHILIPSBURG - Chippie supported the fundraising efforts of the Alpha and Omega Foundation by funding a bike-athon that was held Sunday morning.

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PHILIPSBURG - In connection with triathlon, organized by the "Friendly Island Triathlon Association" which will be held on Sunday June 5th from 07.00 a.m. through 10.00 a.m. the police department wants to make the following known to the public.