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(Reuters) – Wimbledon had its ranking points stripped by the ATP and WTA Tours yesterday over its decision to exclude players from Russia and Belarus at this year’s Championships due to Moscow’s invasion of Ukraine.
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It has been 34 years since Parliament passed the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Control) Act of 1988.
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The restoration works on the historic City Hall building are moving apace and are on schedule, according to Deputy Mayor of Georgetown, Alfred Mentore.
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QUITO, (Reuters) – Ecuador’s former vice-president Jorge Glas, who served 4-1/2 years in prison on a bribery conviction before being released last month, was arrested on Friday by police under a court order to return him to jail.
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The Regional Women’s Super50 and T20 Blaze will mark their return next month when the Cricket West Indies’ tournament heads to Guyana from June 7-25.
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Lindener Ebony Grenville recently copped first place in the nail art category in the virtual Caribbean Rising Stars In Beauty Competition, securing a scholarship valued at Bds$5,000 to study cosmetology in Bridgetown, Barbados.
Guyana Harpy Eagles are firmly in control of their third-round clash in the West Indies Championship heading into the final day with Barbados Pride trailing by 180 runs after being asked to bat again.
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(CMC) – Former West Indies all-rounder Kieron Pollard has joined English county Surrey for the T20 Blast bowling off next week.
According to the Stabroek News of May 20, “Fifty hectares of land at Blairmont, West Coast Berbice are now being developed to accommodate the varietal field research programme…” – a move estimated ‘to set back sugar development for at least a year’ – reported to be ‘part of GuySuCo’s consolidating and transitional plans’ – even though it was earlier reported that the Corporation might have been taken by surprise by the aggressive action of the Central Housing and Planning Authority (CHPA).
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(Reuters) – Two times world champion Fernando Alonso risked being sanctioned by Formula One’s governing body at his home Spanish Grand Prix yesterday after accusing stewards of incompetent and unprofessional behaviour.
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(Reuters) – New Zealand pair Henry Nicholls and Blair Tickner
and bowling coach Shane Jurgensen have tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of their warm-up match against county side Sussex, the country’s cricket board (NZC) said.
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Jayson Tatum scored 27 points and Marcus Smart electrified the Celtics with a superb all-around effort as Boston rolled to a 127-102 victory over the host Miami Heat on Thursday, evening the Eastern Conference finals at one win apiece.
By Seta Tutundjian
DUBAI – Global food prices are soaring. The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Food Price Index – which covers a basket of basic food commodities (cereals, meat, dairy, vegetable oils, and sugar) – reached an all-time high of 159.7 in March, up from 141.1 the previous month.
(Reuters) – Justin Thomas was clinging to the second round clubhouse lead at the wind-whipped PGA Championship yesterday, as Rory McIlroy was being blown down the leaderboard.
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Last week I highlighted the challenges producers have been experiencing in trying to rent the National Cultural Centre.
Amid a public outcry, the Chambers of the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) this afternoon explained its decision to terminate a private criminal charge brought under the Racial Hostility Act by police corporal Shawnette Bollers against attorney Nirvan Singh.
(Barbados Nation) After 128 years of offering educational services in Barbados, the Ursuline Convent School will be closing in August 2023.
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(Trinidad Express) A teenager was fatally shot outside his home on Wednesday.