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  • Chelsea James wins gold medal
    CHELSEA James struck gold for Tobago on the first day of the 43rd Carifta Games, winning the Girls Under-18 shot put. The fifth form student at Signal Hill Secondary School threw a personal best of 16.12 metres at the Pierre Aliker Municipal Stadium in Fort de France, Martinique on Saturday.

  • Portland Timbers forward Frederic Piquionne returns home to deal with family emergency
    Portland Timbers forward Frederic Piquionne has returned to Martinique to deal with a family emergency.

  • Martinique Promotion Bureau: American Airlines Expands Service To Martinique This Summer
    NEW YORK, April 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Experiencing the "Isle of flowers," with its magnificent Fort-de-France Bay, lush tropical rain forest and majestic Mont-Pelée volcano, will be made easier this summer thanks to American Airlines. Starting June 11 through August 13, 2014, American Airlines will launch an additional weekly non-stop connection from Miami to Martinique, featuring ...

  • Frenchmen dominate MMA
    The Caribbean Fight League’s (CFL) Massacre 5 event turned out to be more like Wrestlemania XXXI . And by the way those in attendance – especially the small contingent from Martinique – responded, you would have sworn Undertaker or Hulk Hogan was on centre stage. However, it was the Frenchmen who stole the spotlight on Saturday night, during the fifth regional Mixed Martial Arts ( MMA ...

  • Burke pulls up injured
    FORT de FRANCE – AN APPARENT HAMSTRING injury has put Mario Burke’s participation in doubt for the rest of the 2014 CARIFTA Games here at the Stade Municipal Pierre Aliker in Martinique. Anticipation was high this morning when the Under-18 boys’ 100 metres was re-run as everyone was expecting the Barbadian sprinter to win a medal of some kind. But during his acceleration phase, Burke clutched at ...

  • Jamaica dominate sprints on windy night
    Fort-de-France (Martinique), April 20 (IANS/CMC): Jamaican sprinters swept the marquee 100 metres finals at the 43rd CARIFTA Games, on a very windy night at the Stade Pierre Aliker.

  • Bajans hold own on chess boards
    BAJAN CHESS players were among the prizes at the third Martinique Chess Open which was held over the last week. A strong contingent led by national champion and FIDE master Orlando Husbands, international master Terry Farley, FIDE master Delisle Warner, Allon Richards, Bryan Husbands and Kelvin Daniel competed in an 88-strong player  from nine countries, among them a number of strong ...

  • Carifta coach: We are ready
    Barbados’ Carifta team will be in Martinique this weekend pursuing the dream of writing their names on history’s page, according to returning coach Bryan Holder. In an exclusive interview with the WEEKEND NATION at the team’s final training prior to leaving for the French isle, Holder said his charges were ready to impress. “Every Barbadian wants to write his or her name on history’s page and ...

  • Sounders FC signs Kevin Parsemain
    It's finally official: Sounders FC has signed forward Kevin Parsemain, a 26-year-old forward from Martinique who has been with the team since the start of preseason.

  • Seattle Sounders sign Martinique international forward Kevin Parsemain
    The Seattle Sounders have bolstered their attack with another international, announcing the signing of forward and Martinique national team captain Kévin Parsemain on Friday. The 26-year-old scored three goals in the 2014 preseason with Seattle, starting four of six appearances with 248 minutes played. He most recently played for Rivière-Pilote in the Martinique first division. Check out more ...