In The Spotlight
SPAIN--Diego Costa was among the scorers as Spain strolled to a 4-1 win at home to Israel in a World Cup qualifier on Friday to stay top of Group G.
TEXAS - Phil Mickelson and Marc Leishman were headed for a Saturday showdown in the WGC-Dell Match Play Championship after winning their respective groups in the round-robin phase in Texas.
FLORIDA- - World number one Dustin Johnson continued his perfect record at the WGC-Dell Match Play on Thursday while number two Rory McIlroy was eliminated without even setting foot on the course.
FLORIDA-- Czech second seed Karolina Pliskova cruised into the third round of the Miami Open with a 6-1 6-3 win over Madison Brengle on Thursday while Dominika Cibulkova beat Paraguayan qualifier Veronica Cepede Royg 6-3 6-2.
LOS ANGELES -- Puerto Rico volvió a quedarse a la orilla de la gloria máxima en el Clásico Mundial de Béisbol.
Several of the top placers at the 2016 edition of the Fittest on the Rock competition.
PHILIPSBURG-The St. Maarten Tourist Bureau (STB) is putting together a program to boosts efforts to promote St. Maarten as a Sports Tourism destination. Entitled “St. Maarten Summer of Sports” campaign, STB has targeted three events that it will seek to partner with and support for June and July.
Head of the STB Rolando Brison explained that STB has met with the Fittest on the Rock, the 7th annual Inter Islands Body Building Competition, and the Battle of the Fittest Basketball Tournament.
The events attract athletes from around the Caribbean, and take place in the slow seasons, between June 1 and mid-July. “We are seeking a fourth event in the summer to support a create a series of sporting events in the summer that will be collectively marketing the entire island as an ideal place to enjoy fitness and sporting competitions,” Brison said.
Fittest on the rock
Fittest on the Rock is a strength and endurance workout competition. Previously the event had a total of 60 registered athletes, 35 males and 25 females, with participants form neighboring islands.
Inter-island Bodybuilding and Fitness
The 6th edition in 2016 had an important impact with 12 participating countries and 52 athletes. This year, organizers are expecting an increase to 100 athletes. This event has also attracted representatives of two outside media sports magazine, Hybrid Caribbean Fitness and Wellness Magazine out of Trinidad and Muscular Development Latino Magazine which covers the entire Latin region. The grand showdown will take place at Maho Casino Royale.
Battle of the Fittest Basketball Tournament
The purpose of Battle of The Fittest Basketball Tournament is re-instill the love for basketball and inspire and motivate younger generation to showcase their skills and possibly offer them an opportunity to do so on an international level. Battle of the Fittest brings the greatest collection of basketball talent within the region and surrounding Islands. Ten countries are confirmed to be attending.
United States catcher Jonathan Lucroy (25) dives back to first base before the tag by Puerto Rico infielder T.J. Rivera (5) during the 2017 World Baseball Classic at Dodger Stadium. Lucroy was safe on the pickoff attempt. Marcus Stroman was on the mound for Team USA and pitched six scorless innings before giving up a hit to Angel Pagan in the seventh. USA went on to win 8-0. (Robert Hanashiro-USA TODAY Sports.)
The Photo Gumbs runner is out at the plate. Photo Gumbs faced The Daily Herald in age 12 and under Little League Baseball at the Ballpark on Pond Island yesterday. Photo Gumbs won 11-0.
DORTMUND, March 22 (Reuters) - Germany's Lukas Podolski capped his international swansong with a sensational goal to give the world champions a 1-0 victory over England in a friendly on Wednesday.
LOS ÁNGELES -- Brandon Crawford anotó la carrera de la diferencia gracias a un error de Nubuhiro Matsuda en el octavo inning, y Estados Unidos superó el martes 2-1 a Japón para citarse con Puerto Rico en la final del Clásico Mundial de Béisbol.
Bajo una llovizna constante en el Dodger Stadium, Matsuda malabareó un roletazo de Adam Jones <http://m.mlb.com/player/430945/adam-jones> por la antesala, con lo que Estados Unidos avanzó por primera vez en la historia a la final del certamen. Andrew McCutchen remolcó la primera carrera de los estadounidenses.