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HOLLAND - Swimmer Sharon van Rouwendaal won the Netherlands’ fifth gold medal on Monday by beating off 24 opponents to take the 10 kilometre open water gold.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Princess Juliana International Airport- On Saturday 13th of August, youth coach Dagmar Daal and U15 Sint Maarten national player Michele Palella, traveled to Belgium for the Progress Sports Summer Soccer Camp.

RIO - Usain Bolt had time to look over his shoulder and flash a smile before winning his 100m semi-final.

HOLLAND - There was unexpected success as well as disappointment for the Dutch at the Olympic games in Rio on Saturday with one gold win and two medal hopes dashed.

RIO DE JANEIRO – A changing of the guard in women’s sprints doesn’t mean a redrawing of the map.

MULLET BAY, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Golf Association (SMGA) donated USD 3,000 to the No Kidding With Our Kids Foundation.

RIO – Prime Minister Andrew Holness has arrived in Brazil in support of Jamaica’s athletes participating in the Rio Olympics.

The Prime Minister who will be in Rio until August 16, said it is important that he brings the good wishes of the nation directly to the athletes.

While Prime Minster Holness is off the island, Minister without Portfolio in the Office of the Prime Minister Derrick Smith will be in charge of the government.

HOLLAND - Cyclist Anna van der Breggen has picked up her second medal at the Rio Olympics, adding a time trial bronze to her road race gold.

HOLLAND -  Dutch gymnast Yuri van Gelder has been sent home from the Rio Olympics for ‘overstepping the norms and values’ of the Dutch team and the gymnastics association.

MULLET BAY, St. Maarten - The St. Maarten Golf Association SMGA donated USD 3,000 to the LAB Sports Academy led by Les Brown. LAB Sports Academy have been assisting the SMGA for several years during tournaments and other activities, the donation will be used for additional track and field material as well as for the coverage of rental fee to use the Raoul Illidge Sports Complex.

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