Category Archives: Sports

628. Curaçao’s Patient Champion

“B’a kere k’e mosa ta keda ku su kasa si e no ta stimé? E ta bai buska un otro homber ku ta karisiéle mané e ke! (…) Mester hasi tur kos ku amor… si no tin amor p’e kos,

628. Curaçao’s Patient Champion

“B’a kere k’e mosa ta keda ku su kasa si e no ta stimé? E ta bai buska un otro homber ku ta karisiéle mané e ke! (…) Mester hasi tur kos ku amor… si no tin amor p’e kos,

634. Curaçao’s Ozzie Smith

James Jay Hutchison wrote this on Andrelton Simmons’ Facebook page: “Simbo, I have been absolutely dazzled by your play since day one last year. Was sorely disappointed about the finger. I tell everyone that as far as I am concerned,

634. Curaçao’s Ozzie Smith

James Jay Hutchison wrote this on Andrelton Simmons’ Facebook page: “Simbo, I have been absolutely dazzled by your play since day one last year. Was sorely disappointed about the finger. I tell everyone that as far as I am concerned,

661. Curaçao’s Babe Ruth

Curaçaoan and former Seattle Mariner and Cincinnati Red, current Yakult Swallow, Wladimir ‘Coco’ Balentien (28) is the reigning ‘Home Run King’ of Japanese professional baseball having tied the Japanese baseball’s season home run record of 55 (set by Sadaharu Oh in

661. Curaçao’s Babe Ruth

Curaçaoan and former Seattle Mariner and Cincinnati Red, current Yakult Swallow, Wladimir ‘Coco’ Balentien (28) is the reigning ‘Home Run King’ of Japanese professional baseball having tied the Japanese baseball’s season home run record of 55 (set by Sadaharu Oh in

667. Curaçao’s ‘Super Boys’ of Summer

Curaçao’s National Champions ‘Pariba Baseball League’ had an incredible Summer of 2013. All of their five divisions (Minor, Little, Intermediate, Junior and Senior) participated in the Latin American regional playoffs — which includes the Caribbean region, Curaçao’s Pariba Minor and Junior

667. Curaçao’s ‘Super Boys’ of Summer

Curaçao’s National Champions ‘Pariba Baseball League’ had an incredible Summer of 2013. All of their five divisions (Minor, Little, Intermediate, Junior and Senior) participated in the Latin American regional playoffs — which includes the Caribbean region, Curaçao’s Pariba Minor and Junior

668. Curaçao’s Olympic Runners

The Kingdom of the Netherlands 4×100 m relay team Churandy Martina, Brian Mariano, Liemarvin Bonevacia, Hensley Paulina, came in 5th in the WORLD in Moscow last Sunday completing the race in 38.37 seconds, besting the Dutch team’s 2012 Olympic results (6th in the world at 38.39 seconds).

668. Curaçao’s Olympic Runners

The Kingdom of the Netherlands 4×100 m relay team Churandy Martina, Brian Mariano, Liemarvin Bonevacia, Hensley Paulina, came in 5th in the WORLD in Moscow last Sunday completing the race in 38.37 seconds, besting the Dutch team’s 2012 Olympic results (6th in the world at 38.39 seconds).

685. First Windsurfing Wizard from Curaçao

Our sister islands, Aruba and Bonaire, are well known in the windsurfing world. Bonaire has even inspired the award-winning 2012 documentary, Children of the Wind, the incredible journey of brothers Tonky and Taty Frans and their cousin Kiri Thode —  the world’s top freestyle windsurfers.

685. First Windsurfing Wizard from Curaçao

Our sister islands, Aruba and Bonaire, are well known in the windsurfing world. Bonaire has even inspired the award-winning 2012 documentary, Children of the Wind, the incredible journey of brothers Tonky and Taty Frans and their cousin Kiri Thode —  the world’s top freestyle windsurfers.

712. Kitesurfing in Curaçao

Dutchman Gijsbertus Adrianus Panhuise first patented KiteSurfing in October 1977. Per the KiteSurfing section of the Virtual Library of Sport Panhuise’s patent covers, “a water sport using a floating board of a surf board type where a pilot standing up on it is

712. Kitesurfing in Curaçao

Dutchman Gijsbertus Adrianus Panhuise first patented KiteSurfing in October 1977. Per the KiteSurfing section of the Virtual Library of Sport Panhuise’s patent covers, “a water sport using a floating board of a surf board type where a pilot standing up on it is