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No reports of damage or injuries as several earthquakes hit the Caribbean

first_imgImage via: channel6newsonline.comBASSETERRE, St Kitts (CUOPM) — There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries in St Kitts and Nevis as a result of an earthquake early Monday morning.The Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CEDEMA) said the earthquake registered 4.7 on the Richter scale and was felt in several Caribbean islands.The early morning earthquake was one of several earthquakes recorded in the Caribbean.Puerto Rico recorded nine earthquakes registering between 2.9 and 5.2 on Monday.Caribbean News Now 8 Views   no discussions Sharing is caring! Tweet Sharecenter_img Share NewsRegional No reports of damage or injuries as several earthquakes hit the Caribbean by: – November 29, 2011 Sharelast_img read more

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Man Utd Ighalo deal won’t influence Dembele pursuit

first_img But executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward and co. are still on the look-out to bring another striker to Old Trafford to ease the burden on Marcus Rashford. read also:Rashford reacts to Ighalo’s Man Utd loan deal extension RB Leipzig striker Timo Werner is under consideration, but 23-year-old Dembele is still a target for the 13-time Premier League champions. Dembele scored 22 goals and provided seven assists in 42 appearances before the Ligue 1 season was halted due to the Coronavirus. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Manchester United are yet to make an offer for Lyon striker Moussa Dembele. United are monitoring Dembele’s situation at Lyon and could make an approach in the upcoming transfer window, says ESPN. United yesterday announced that they had secured a loan extension for Nigeria international Odion Ighalo that will see him remain with the club until January 2021.Advertisementcenter_img Loading…last_img read more

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Driver Appreciation Night is Friday at Dodge City Raceway Park

first_imgBy Lonnie WheatleyDODGE CITY, Kan. (July 23) – Among the most anticipated racing nights of the year at Dodge City Raceway Park is in store with a special Friday night card this week featuring the annual Lewis Automotive Drivers’ Appreciation Night.The Friday night special at the state-of-the-art 3/8-mile clay oval in southwest Kansas features a full card of championship chase racing action including Precise Racing Products DCRP Sprint Cars, IMCA Modifieds, IMCA SportMods, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and IMCA Sunoco Hobby Stocks with the green flag flying at 7:30 p.m.And not only do the drivers get in on the pageantry this year, fans receive a number of giveaways over the course of the evening as well. Last year’s Drivers’ Appreciation Night attracted more than 5,000 people as drivers were awarded a number of tickets to distribute to family, friends and sponsors. An even bigger turnout is expected this year.Once again, a $500 bonus is up for grabs for one of the six drivers who have the most tickets re­deemed at the front gate.Tickets returned to the front gate on Friday night will make those drivers eligible for all variety of product prizes including the grand prize Hinchman racing suit along with additional prizes sup­plied by Precise Racing Products, BMI, Simpson and more that will be drawn for.Only drivers who have competed in at least 80 percent of this year’s Dodge City events will be eligible for the grand prize while all drivers taking part will walk away with something in hand. Addition­ally, the six drivers who have the most tickets turned in at the front gate by 8:15 p.m. will be eligible for a cash drawing of $500.last_img read more

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Bute and Alvarez in WBC eliminator

first_imgFORMER champion Lucian Bute, who was at the recent WBC Convention in Hollywood, Florida, will star in a light heavyweight eliminator, trying to earn an opportunity to take on absolute champion Adonis Stevenson, but first he must convincingly defeat Eleider Alvarez on February 24 in Canada.“Alvarez is a great challenge. We are going to have an exacting eliminator against him, in order to face Stevenson for the WBC championship. It is an honour and a privilege to fight with Alvarez and if I defeat him I will probably go for the championship with Stevenson, which is my golden dream,” said a loquacious, thus far from mute Bute, adding:“I was already a champion at 168 pounds, but now I want to climb to the 175 pounds division. I’m in camp and in great shape.” Bute also explained that the doping issue was resolved. He explained it happened due to a contaminated supplement and not something that allowed him to improve his performance.last_img read more

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Update on the latest sports

first_imgAnd the three remaining games in this week’s New York Yankees-Philadelphia Phillies series also were postponed because of virus worries. In a statement Tuesday, MLB said it wanted to allow the Marlins time to focus on providing care for their players and plan for a resumption of play early next week. The Marlins remained stranded in Philadelphia, where they played last weekend. The Phillies-Yankees games through Thursday were postponed “out of an abundance of caution,” MLB said, although no Phillies players have tested positive.Dr. Anthony Fauci says the Miami Marlins’ coronavirus outbreak could endanger the Major League Baseball season, but he doesn’t believe games needs to stop now.In other MLB news: — Denver Broncos defensive tackle Kyle Peko has decided not to play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus. Peko is a fifth-year pro who was in his second stint with the Broncos. A year ago, Peko left the Buffalo Bills’ training camp to be with his wife as she battled cancer. The couple later said she was cancer free. — The Tennessee Titans have placed their top draft pick on the COVID-19/reserve list. Coach Mike Vrabel announced that move Tuesday at the end of a 40-minute video conference call with reporters. The Titans drafted offensive lineman Isaiah Wilson with the No. 29 pick overall out of Georgia, and Wilson remains the one member of their six-man draft class that has yet to agree to a contract. — Two people with direct knowledge of the decision have confirmed to The Associated Press that Buffalo Bills starting defensive tackle Star Lotulelei is voluntarily opting out from playing this season. The 30-year-old Lotulelei has seven years of NFL experience and was entering his third season with the Bills. He has two years remaining on his contract, which will now run through 2022.— Denver Broncos defensive tackle Kyle Peko has decided not to play this season because of concerns over the coronavirus. Peko is a fifth-year pro who was in his second stint with the Broncos. A year ago, Peko left the Buffalo Bills’ training camp to be with his wife as she battled cancer. The couple later said she was cancer free.—The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed running back Wendell Smallwood to a one-year deal, giving the backfield a bit of experienced depth heading into training camp. Smallwood joins a group that includes James Conner, Benny Snell Jr., Jaylen Samuels and rookie Anthony McFarland. Update on the latest sports —The San Francisco 49ers have placed starting receiver Deebo Samuel on the non-football injury list after foot surgery and they say he might miss the start of the season. Samuel suffered a fracture in his left foot last month during informal workouts with teammates in Tennessee and the timeline for his return remains unknown. COLLEGE FOOTBALL-EARLY STARTTeams allowed to begin season earlyUNDATED (AP) — The NCAA is allowing all major college football teams to begin their seasons as early as Aug. 29. The association confirmed that the football oversight committee had requested a blanket waiver to permit any school to push up the start of its season to the so-called Week Zero. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMLB-MARLINS-VIRUSMarlins season suspended through SundayMIAMI (AP) — Major League Baseball has temporarily suspended the Miami Marlins’ season through Sunday because of their worsening coronavirus outbreak. The official start of the season had been Labor Day weekend, with a few games scheduled for Aug. 29. That was before the coronavirus pandemic put the season in peril and schedules were remade to deal with potential disruptions of COVID-19. Some schools and conferences are working on delaying the start of their football seasons while others are trying to get a head start. Kansas and Oklahoma from the Big 12 have both recently moved up their opening games against FCS opponents to Aug. 29.In other virus-related sports developments:— A women’s professional tennis tournament that was supposed to be played in Tokyo in November has been canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, the latest event scratched from the sport’s calendar. The Toray Pan Pacific Open already had been postponed from September because of the COVID-19 outbreak that has put the WTA and ATP tours on hold since March. Two-time Grand Slam champion Naomi Osaka won that title last year.— Real Madrid says forward Mariano has tested positive for the coronavirus. The announcement comes as the team returns to practice ahead of its Champions League match against Manchester City on Aug. 7. Associated Press — Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria has returned to the team after being isolated for 24 hours with COVID-19 symptoms. He passed MLB’s virus protocol and arrived at Progressive Field about an hour before the White Sox played their first road game this season and a doubleheader against the Indians. Renteria woke up Monday with a “slight cough and nasal congestion” and went to a Cleveland hospital for tests as a precautionary measure. — The New York Mets have agreed to a minor league contract with catcher Bruce Maxwell, the first major league player to kneel during the national anthem to protest racial injustice in 2017. That’s according to a person familiar with the deal. — The Kansas City Royals signed former All-Star Matt Harvey to a minor league contract. The Royals announced the move before Tuesday night’s game at Detroit. The 31-year-old Harvey has struggled to recapture the form that made him a key member of the New York Mets when they faced Kansas City in the 2015 World Series. — Super Bowl MVP Patrick Mahomes is joining the ownership group of the Kansas City Royals. The Royals announced the addition of Mahomes, the star quarterback who led the Kansas City Chiefs to a Super Bowl title last season, on Tuesday. Mahomes was once a baseball prospect and was drafted by the Detroit Tigers in 2014. NFL-PATRIOTS-HIGHTOWER NHL-RACIAL INJUSTICEBruins to lock arms for anthems to promote racial equalityBoston Bruins players plan to lock arms during the U.S. and Canadian anthems to promote racial equality, while members of the Philadelphia Flyers and Pittsburgh Penguins lined up together Tuesday before the first exhibition game of the NHL’s restarted season.The league said it would feature Black Lives Matter and other social justice issues during opening ceremonies this weekend in Toronto and Edmonton, Alberta. NHL executive Steve Mayer expects other demonstrations to happen organically.The Bruins became the first team to announce its intentions to highlight racial injustice as part of what players said is “a sign of solidarity with the Black community.” July 28, 2020 Patriots’ Hightower opts outBOSTON (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says New England Patriots linebacker Dont’a Hightower has decided to opt out of the 2020 season. The source says Hightower’s decision was made out of concern for the health of his fiancée and child, who was born earlier this month. Two other people told the AP that starting right tackle Marcus Cannon and fullback Danny Vitale have also chosen to sit out the season, citing health concerns.In other NFL developments:last_img read more

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Maupay strikes late as Arsenal sunk by Brighton

first_img(REUTERS) – Arsenal slumped to a last-gasp 2-1 Premier League defeat at relegation-threatened Brighton & Hove Albion yesterday in a blow to the London club’s chances of securing European football next season.Frenchman Neal Maupay struck the winner five minutes into stoppage time after Nicolas Pepe’s delightful second-half opener had been cancelled out by Lewis Dunk.The defeat left the Gunners, who lost keeper Bernd Leno to injury in the first half, in ninth place with 40 points from 30 games, six behind fifth-placed Manchester United.The result came three days after Mikel Arteta’s side suffered a 3-0 rout at Manchester City as the Premier League returned after a three-month hiatus due to the coronavirus health crisis. Brighton are 15th on 32 points, five points above third-from-bottom Bournemouth, who have a game in hand.Arsenal had four attempts in the opening 10 minutes – more than in the entire game against Manchester City – but they still could not find the net.Their best chance came in the 31st minute when Alexandre Lacazette’s header was tipped away by Mathew Ryan after the Frenchman had been set up by Bukayo Saka, Arsenal’s most dangerous player who struck the bar in the eighth minute. Leno was carried off the pitch on a stretcher in the 40th minute with a possible knee injury after a tussle with Maupay.He was replaced by Emiliano Martinez, who made his first Premier League appearance since 2017 and was tested right away by Aaron Mooy.Pepe broke the deadlock in the 68th with a splendid curled effort into the far top corner.It took Brighton seven minutes to level, with Dunk forcing the ball in after Maupay’s header had been blocked on the line by Rob Holding following a corner.Five minutes into stoppage time, substitute Alexis Mac Allister played the ball forward and Maupay collected it after letting it run through his legs and flicked it past the keeper to inflict a second consecutive defeat on Arsenal.last_img read more

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Women’s water polo heads to La Jolla for tournament

first_imgFresh off two convincing wins to start their 2016 campaign, the No. 2 USC women’s water polo team will travel to La Jolla to play in the Triton Invitational this weekend.The Trojans will square off against Santa Clara at 8 a.m. Saturday and the winner of the UC San Diego-Indiana game at 2:40 p.m. If USC comes away with both wins Saturday, they will advance to the semifinals at 12:30 p.m. Sunday and to the championship at 5:50 p.m. the same day.In order to claim the title, the Women of Troy will likely have to get past top-ranked UCLA in the championship match.“We’ve been conditioning hard and working on our team chemistry to get ready for big games,” junior two-meter Brigitta Games said. “This weekend will test our hard work.”The Trojans will lean on junior two-meter Avery Peterson, one of their captains and the leading scorer in the conference, averaging 4.5 goals per game early on in the season.“It gives me confidence knowing I can come out and score, but I have to give a lot of credit to my teammates with setting me up with those opportunities,” Peterson said. “I’m thankful for them being a part of this team.”Pre-season NCAA and MPSF women’s water polo is in full force after a packed weekend of match-ups. While USC took down UC San Diego and Whittier this past weekend, top-ranked Stanford fell to the No. 2 spot after losing to Cal 5-2 in Stanford’s own tournament.Following the upset, UCLA and USC have both taken over the No. 1 and 2 spots, respectively, in the rankings. The Trojans outscored UC San Diego and Whittier by a combined score a 45-6.“Our goal was to focus on defense and keep the other team to a low score,” Peterson said. “When we have good defense, it helps produce our offensive game.”Heading into this week, the Trojans hope to cling on to their top two spot. The Women of Troy faced off with the Brazilian national team Wednesday to get ready for the weekend games.Last season, USC won the Triton Invitational, sweeping four opponents and beating UC Irvine 10-5 in the title match.last_img read more

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Hendricks goes 8 innings, Cubs beat Cardinals 5-1

first_img COMMENT First Published: 8th September, 2020 06:34 IST Associated Press Television News Written By LIVE TV WATCH US LIVEcenter_img Last Updated: 8th September, 2020 06:34 IST Hendricks Goes 8 Innings, Cubs Beat Cardinals 5-1 Kyle Hendricks went eight innings, and the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs beat the second-place St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Monday FOLLOW US Kyle Hendricks went eight innings, and the NL Central-leading Chicago Cubs beat the second-place St. Louis Cardinals 5-1 on Monday.The Cubs got just the sort of start they needed from Hendricks and closed out the five-game series on a winning note after losing three straight. They lead their longtime rivals by 2 1/2 games.Hendricks (5-4) gave up a run and seven hits in his second straight win. He also struck out four and walked none in his 38th consecutive start with two walks or less — the most by a Cubs pitcher since at least 1901.Javier Báez had three singles and scored a run, helping the Cubs earn a split of the 10-game season series against the Cardinals. Jason Kipnis had two hits and drove in a run. Willson Contreras made it 5-0 with a two-run single against Johan Oviedo in the fifth.Oviedo (0-2) went 4 2/3 innings in his fourth major league start, allowing three earned runs and eight hits.Catcher Yadier Molina exited in the sixth with a bruised left elbow. Matt Wieters replaced the nine-time All-Star and drove in St. Louis’ lone run with a seventh-inning single. But the Cardinals came up short after matching a season high with three straight wins.CUBS CLAIM HAMILTONThe Cubs claimed outfielder Billy Hamilton off waivers from the New York Mets.A career .241 hitter with 302 steals over eight seasons with Cincinnati (2013-18), Kansas City (2019), Atlanta (2019) and New York (2020), Hamilton was 1 for 22 before the Mets designated him for assignment on Friday.The Cubs also added infielder Ildemaro Vargas to the active roster and designated left-hander Matt Dermody for assignment.TRAINER’S ROOMCardinals: OF Austin Dean is available to be recalled from the team’s alternate site if needed, manager Mike Shildt said. Dean tested positive for the coronavirus and has not appeared in a game this season.Cubs: OF Jason Heyward “seems to be feeling much better” after leaving Sunday’s game because he was feeling lightheaded and having difficulty breathing, manager David Ross said. Heyward was taken to a hospital, though he did not stay overnight, and was scheduled for more tests on Tuesday. Ross would not say what the illness is. “We have had no positive COVID tests, I can tell you that,” he said. … RHP Tyler Chatwood (strained right forearm) started his throwing program Monday, and LHP José Quintana (left lat inflammation) is expected to begin throwing on Tuesday.UP NEXTCardinals: RHP Carlos Martínez (0-1, 14.73 ERA) returns from the coronavirus to start the first game of a doubleheader against Minnesota. His only appearance was against the Twins on July 28. RHP Daniel Ponce de Leon (0-3, 7.82 ERA) likely will be added as the 29th man and start the nightcap, Shildt said. The Twins will go with right-handers Jose Berrios (3-3, 4.29 ERA) in the opener and Randy Dobnak (6-2, 2.72 ERA) in Game 2.Cubs: RHP Alec Mills (3-3, 5.50) starts as the Cubs open a three-game series against Cincinnati. RHP Tyler Mahle (1-1, 3.90 ERA) pitches for the Reds.Image credits: AP SUBSCRIBE TO USlast_img read more

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David Granger Willing to Accept Election Outcome Declared by GECOM

first_imgThe President in the past committed to accepting the national vote recount figures which show the PPP winning the elections by over 15,000 votes but agents of Granger have moved to the court to block GECOM from using the figures. Local and international stakeholders have collectively called for the recount results to be used as the basis for a declaration. The coalition is seeking to have the court approve the use of 10 regional declarations which handed it a victory based on fraudulent numbers. ”With respect, my statements on compliance with the declaration wasn’t conditional, I didn’t say if the rain is falling or the sun is shining, you know, if it comes by day or by night, I am obliged to observe the declaration of the Chairman of the Guyana Elections Commission.” Earlier this month, Guyana’s highest court – the Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) ruled that votes already counted during the national recount of votes are valid and should form the basis of a declaration of a winner. Speaking with reporters on Thursday, on the sidelines of the opening of a new COVID-19 hospital here, he pointed out that his acceptance of the declaration is not conditional on whether it goes in his favour or not. Granger’s APNU+AFC Coalition has used the courts to try to get GECOM to declare results other than the recount figures which show the Opposition People’s Progressive Party (PPP) has won. Current President of Guyana, David Granger GEORGETOWN, Guyana – President David Granger on Thursday indicated he will accept the results of the March 2 election once they are declared by the Guyana Elections Commission (GECOM). CMClast_img read more

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Sanjin Prcic to move to Italian Torino?

first_imgSanjin Prcić, a football player from B&H, has moved “on loan” to Italian Torino, was published on the official website of the club.This 21-year-old, who occasionally plays in the national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina, will spent the following year in Turin, and the Italians have the option to purchase Prcić from Rennes.Prcić has so far played three times for the senior national team of B&H.(Source:

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