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Jacob Gelt Dekker
By Edition On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

The Olympic weeks of 2016

The relevance of Olympic split seconds, and millimeters amongst champions vending for the illusion of national pride, and the bloody battle, in full color on our screens, over Aleppo, captured our full attention, More...

By Edition On Friday, August 19th, 2016

Martina wants to inspire: “Never give up!”

WILLEMSTAD - There are athletes who after missing an Olympic medal burst into tears or scold the whole lot together. Sprinter Churandy Martina is a contrast he will always smile and stay positive. Similarly in the More...

By Edition On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

Our own Churandy Martina goes to finals in 200m

WILLEMSTAD - Churandy Martina has placed himself at the Olympics for the final. The 32-year-old Curaçao-born finished his semifinal surprised as second (20.10 seconds) In 2008 and 2012 the smiling sprinter was More...

By Edition On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Churandy through to semifinals

RIO DE JANEIRO - Churandy Martina has qualified for the semifinals in the 200 meters. Curacao sprinter ran in his heat to second place in 20.29 seconds. The best two of each heat plus the four best times advance More...

By Edition On Monday, August 15th, 2016

Good to know: First black athlete to win swimming medal in the Olympics was from Curaçao

WILLEMSTAD - Enith Sijtje Maria Brigitha (born April 15, 1955 in Willemstad, Curaçao) was the first black athlete to win a swimming medal in the Olympics. No other black female swimmer won an individual medal in More...

By Edition On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Curaçaoan gets a place in the International Swimming Hall of Fame

WILLEMSTAD – June 20, 2015 was a very special day for the Curaçao born, Enith Brigitha. She was given a place in the prestigious International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale, Florida during a solemn More...

By Edition On Monday, July 28th, 2014

Martina also wins 200 m title

AMSTERDAM, WILLEMSTAD – After his title in the 100 meters, Churandy Martina takes the gold in the 200 meters at the NK athletics in Amsterdam. The Curaçao athlete, who in two weeks will defend his European title More...

Martina, Kabarra and Mariano
By Edition On Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

Martina and Mariano pay visit to CTB

WILLEMSTAD - After the warm welcome on his native island, Churandy Martina recently visited the director of the Curaçao Tourist Board (CTB) as a sign of appreciation for the ongoing sponsorship. He did this in More...

Remco Tevreden
By Edition On Thursday, September 6th, 2012

Politics interfered with NAOC

WILLEMSTAD - Remco Tevreden is no longer in the service of the Netherlands Antilles Olympic Committee (NAOC). This has to do with the fact that the NAOC no longer receives funds from the International Olympic Committee More...

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By Edition On Sunday, September 2nd, 2012

Olympic Committee still not recognized

WILLEMSTAD - The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has ruled that it is not competent to decide on the complaint of Curaçao against the International Olympic Committee. Who had rejected the Curaçao Sport Olympic More...