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Devastated Stokes keen to move on from Brathwaite beating

Stabroek - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:02
LONDON, (Reuters) – England all-rounder Ben Stokes says he was left devastated by his last over horror show in the World Twenty20 final against West Indies and has yet to watch a re-run of...

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Life lessons from Paris

Stabroek - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:01
Since I moved to Europe, things have been a bit hectic and sometimes a bit unbalanced because of the nature of my husband’s job.

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Panama in Iceland

Stabroek - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:01
After almost a year of poring over the 11.5 million documents which constitute the Panama Papers — the largest leak of sensitive data in history — news outlets around the world are confirming many of...

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Fury’s camp confirm Klitschko re-match in July

Stabroek - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:01
LONDON, (Reuters) – British heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury will defend his titles against Wladimir Klitschko, the man he deposed, in Manchester on July 9, according to his camp.

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T&T seismologist calls for proper building codes after 5.7 earthquake

Stabroek - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:01
(Trinidad Express) Trinidad and Tobago should develop its building codes properly, implement legislation and introduce investment to secure recovery in the event of an earthquake.

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Politikles

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At-risk Zeelugt youths still not getting help

Stabroek - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:01
Dear Editor, Words cannot express the sadness I felt when I looked at the dailies yesterday and saw a twelve- -year-old girl being charged for murder.

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U.S. ‘Fast and Furious gun trafficking operation papers released

Stabroek - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 02:01
WASHINGTON,  (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice released thousands of subpoenaed documents about the controversial “Operation Fast and Furious” gun trafficking investigation to a...

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Ben Simmons turns back on Australia's Olympic basketball squad

Guardian Sport - Sat, 04/09/2016 - 00:24
  • Top draft prospect to focus on NBA career instead of playing in Rio
  • Simmons keen to play for Boomers in future, says agent

Teenage basketball phenomenon Ben Simmons has decided against playing for Australia at this year’s Olympics. The 19-year-old, expected to be the number one pick in June’s NBA draft, will focus on his fledgling NBA career instead of wearing green and gold in Rio de Janeiro.

Simmons’ US agent Rich Paul, who made the announcement on Friday, did say the Melbourne-born talent is looking forward to playing for the Boomers in the years ahead.

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Figueredo leaves prison for prostate surgery

Observer Sport - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AFP) — Fallen FIFA official Eugenio Figueredo, one of the men implicated at the heart of football’s global corruption scandal, was released from custody yesterday to undergo emergency prostate surgery, local media reported.

Bernard to step aside as Harbour View head coach

Observer Sport - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
TUCKER, St James — Ludlow Bernard will not be the coach of Harbour View when the 2016-17 season gets under way in August he told the

Smuggled Afghan boy texts for help inside UK lorry

Observer - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — A young Afghan boy saved his life and that of 14 adults by texting for help from inside a refrigerated truck in which they were being smuggled to Britain, a charity worker who helped him said yesterday.

Classic season gets going with Post to Post Jamaica Guineas

Observer Sport - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
Two of the five highest Grade One races for Native-bred three-year-olds will open the age-group Classic season with the 42nd running of the Post to Post Jamaica 1,000 and 2,000 Guineas at Caymanas Park today.

Rhodes Hall book final semi-final spot in school’s B-ball tourney

Observer Sport - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
WAKEFIELD, Trelawny — Rhodes Hall High secured the final spot in the ISSA Girls’ Open basketball semi-finals after beating former champions Muschett High by two points, 22-20, coming from behind, in a close game at Muschett, on Thursday.

Three alleged robbers shot dead in Sav

Observer - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
SAVANNA-LA-MAR, Westmoreland — Police early yesterday morning shot and killed three alleged robbers during a gunfight in Savanna-la-Mar, the Westmoreland capital.

Bogue move up after win over Fire House

Observer Sport - Fri, 04/08/2016 - 22:00
WESTGREEN, St James — Promoted Bogue FC took over third place in the points table of the St James Football Association/Sandals ATL Division One competition, after beating Fire House SC at Westgreen on Thursday in a repeat of last season’s Division Two final.

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