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DCC to meet Police in second division semi-final

Stabroek - 12 hours 56 min ago
Rivals Demerara Cricket Club (DCC) and Police Sports Club will clash today and tomorrow at the DCC ground in Queenstown in the semi-final of the Georgetown Cricket Association’s Noble House Seafood’s...

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Teen biker dies after crashing into trench

Stabroek - 12 hours 56 min ago
The lifeless body of a teenage biker was fished out of a trench at Nismes, West Bank Demerara (WBD) on Thursday evening after he apparently lost control of his bike and plunged overboard. A police...

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Ex-worker charged with embezzling nearly $2M from Works Ministry

Stabroek - 12 hours 56 min ago
A former employee was yesterday charged with swindling the Ministry of Public Works of nearly $2M. Pennelope Persaud of Vision Gardens, Versailles, West Bank Demerara, was admitted to bail in the sum...

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Two U.S. states to quarantine health workers returning from Ebola zones

Stabroek - 12 hours 56 min ago
NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, (Reuters) – New York and New Jersey will automatically quarantine medical workers returning from Ebola-hit West African countries and the U.S. government is considering the...

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Women 'need clear coaching pathway'

BBC Sport - 12 hours 57 min ago
Women need a clear pathway into coaching if they are to succeed in a male-dominated environment, say industry experts.

Digicel project received bipartisan support from Linden IMC

Stabroek - 12 hours 57 min ago
Dear Editor,   Recently Mr. Samuel Wright has taken pleasure or pains to write two missives to your newspaper on matters pertaining to decisions of the IMC in Linden. I have led the way with...

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Ten in race for Mr Guyana International title

Stabroek - 12 hours 57 min ago
Under the theme ‘True Sons of the Soil’, ten contestants will compete for the first ever Mr Guyana International title. The aims of the competition are to foster the knowledge of its participants in...

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Samples taken from missing businessman’s family for DNA testing in T&T

Stabroek - 12 hours 57 min ago
Blood, hair and saliva samples have been taken from relatives of missing businessman Mohamed Khan and according to Crime Chief Leslie James they will be sent to Trinidad and Tobago for testing....

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IRB fights to discourage drug cheats

BBC Sport - 13 hours 4 min ago
Rugby's governing bodies are keen to discourage players tempted to bulk up their bodies by using prohibited substances.

Drivers taking liberties - Stewart

BBC Sport - 13 hours 15 min ago
Sir Jackie Stewart says the Jules Bianchi crash is a reminder to Formula 1 drivers that they are not 'bulletproof'.

The gifs that keep on giving: Neuer v Gervinho and Bielsa v a cup of coffee

Guardian Sport - 13 hours 17 min ago
Featuring an acrobatic celebration, a peaceful easy wheelie, a fooled full-back and the perils of exercising on a treadmill

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Ebola death toll tops 4,900 as virus spreads: WHO

Observer - 13 hours 25 min ago
GENEVA (Reuters) - The death toll from the Ebola epidemic rose to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries through October 23, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Saturday.

VIDEO: England in nerve-wracking Samoa win

BBC Sport - 13 hours 26 min ago
England beat Samoa 32-26 in the opening game of the Four Nations at the Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane, Australia.

England 32-26 Samoa | Four Nations match report

Guardian Sport - 13 hours 36 min ago
Steve McNamaras side recover from 22-20 deficit to win 32-26
Pacific Islanders twice led at Suncorp Stadium in Brisbane
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England survived a major scare to get their Four Nations Series campaign off to a successful start with a 32-26 triumph over Samoa in a thrilling clash in Brisbane.

The Pacific Islanders threatened to pull off a shock result on their tournament debut in front of a near 50,000 crowd at the Suncorp Stadium when they led 10-6 and 22-20 but the Tomkins brothers, Sam and Joel, came to Englands rescue with crucial second-half tries. Sam Tomkins was also heroic in defence while Castlefords Daryl Clark enjoyed a fairytale debut, creating a try for his club captain Michael Shenton with his first touch, but there are major defensive issues for coach Steve McNamara to resolve ahead of Englands next game against Australia.

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Inside the NFL's all-seeing eye

BBC Sport - 13 hours 44 min ago
How 88 TV screens in a high-tech office in New York will seek to ensure Sunday's NFL game at Wembley avoids controversy.

Suarez to return in 'Clasico' after biting ban

Observer - 13 hours 51 min ago
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Suarez's long wait is almost over. The much-maligned forward will play his first minutes for Barcelona on Saturday (October 25) against Real Madrid after completing his ban for biting an opponent four months ago at the World Cup.

Adelaide wins Australia's Cox Plate

BBC Sport - 14 hours 7 min ago
English jockey Ryan Moore brings Adelaide from last to first to win the valuable Cox Plate for Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien.

Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

Observer - 14 hours 12 min ago
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.

Luis Suárez: me and my big mouth

Guardian Sport - 14 hours 32 min ago

Banned from playing football since the World Cup, Luis Suárez is finally set to make his debut for Barcelona against Real Madrid in the first El Clasico of the season. Is the worlds most thrilling (and volatile) striker a reformed man? Simon Hattenstone tries to stay on his right side

Luis Suárez is squinting into the Spanish midday sun. We are sitting by the side of a pitch at Barcelonas training ground, and he is talking movingly about his relationship with his wife, Sofi, the humility of his new team-mates at Barcelona, the Monopoly games he enjoyed with the players back at Liverpool. And the more he talks, the more Im thinking, can this be the same man who sank his fangs into Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup? He speaks quietly, with a sweet if monotonous intensity, and still theres this nagging question.

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