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Keys to launch new album at MTV Awards


August 26th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Aug 26 (IANS) Singer Alicia Keys will launch her fifth album "Girl On Fire" at the MTV Video Music Awards.Keys, 31, will sing the album's title track at ... Read more...

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Black woman held in Britain for racist rant


August 22nd, 2012 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) A middle-aged black woman has been arrested in the British capital on suspicion of committing a racial offence, after she screamed expletives at white passengers on ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US women power to 4×400m relay gold


August 12th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) The US powered unchallenged to Olympic gold in the women's 4x400 metres relay Saturday.The quartet of DeeDee Trotter, Allyson Felix, Francena McCorory and Sanya Richards-Ross ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: US breaks women’s 4×100m relay world record


August 12th, 2012 - 12:25 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 11 (IANS) Allyson Felix ran the second leg to help the US win the women's 4x100m relay in world record time here Friday as the Americans pulled away ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: I have nothing left to prove, says Bolt (Second Lead)


August 10th, 2012 - 6:24 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 10 (IANS) In a show of his sprint dominance to sports fans around the world, Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt won the gold medal in the 200 metres here ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt breezes into 200m final


August 9th, 2012 - 2:31 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt is poised to defend his Olympic 200 metres title Thursday in a bid to cement his status as a sprint legend. Bolt effortlessly breezed into ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Russian Antyukh wins 400m hurdles gold (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 6:19 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russian Natalya Antyukh won the women's 400 metres hurdles Olympic gold Wednesday by posting a personal best of 52.70 seconds for the top medal, holding ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Merritt a deserving 110m hurdles champion (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 4:37 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) Aries Merritt ran a personal best of 12.92 to win the gold medal as the US took 1-2 in the final of the 110 metres hurdle ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Merritt hurdles to 110m gold for US


August 9th, 2012 - 3:59 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Aries Merritt of the US took the Olympic gold medal in the men's 110 metres hurdles Wednesday.Merritt, the world No. 1, ran a new personal ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Russia’s Antyukh storms to 400m hurdles gold


August 9th, 2012 - 3:44 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Natalya Antyukh stormed to the women's 400 metres hurdles Olympic gold Wednesday.The Russian posted a personal best of 52.70 seconds for gold, holding off ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Felix wins 200m gold


August 9th, 2012 - 3:38 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS/RIA Novosti) America's Allyson Felix won Olympic gold in the 200 metres sprint Wednesday.Felix, the Beijing silver medalist, clocked 21.88 for gold, holding off 100 metres champion ... Read more...

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Olympics: Foster-Hylton ends sterling career after hurdle mishap


August 8th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Jamaican hurdler Brigitte Foster-Hylton says the 2012 season will be the last of her long, sterling career, a day after she crashed out of the London Olympics ... Read more...

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Olympic athletics: Bolt warns Blake off 200m gold


August 8th, 2012 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Repeat men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Forget winning 200m title, Bolt tells Blake


August 8th, 2012 - 2:47 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 8 (IANS/CMC) Two-time men's Olympic 100 metres champion Usain Bolt says he has told compatriot and training partner Yohan Blake not to think about winning the men's 200 metres ... Read more...

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Olympics: Bolt admits to pressure ahead of 100m conquest


August 7th, 2012 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 7 (IANS/CMC) Sprint legend Usain Bolt has admitted to being under pressure to defend his men's Olympics 100 metres title in London.Shortly after storming to victory in a new ... Read more...

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Olympics: Medals tally (Updated)


August 5th, 2012 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 5 (IANS) The following is the medal's tally at the 2012 London Olympics here Saturday:Country Gold Silver Bronze Total US 26 13 15 54 China 25 16 12 ... Read more...

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Southee drafted into New Zealand Test squad


July 14th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 14 (IANS/CMC) Fast bowler Tim Southee has been drafted into the New Zealand squad for the two-Test series against the West Indies starting later this month.The ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s son takes centre stage


July 4th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Scarborough(Tobago), July 4(IANS/CMC) Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of the West Indies Test star Shivnarine Chanderpaul, struck a half-century to lead Guyana to victory over Barbados in the second round of the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Bolt in 200m semis at Olympic trials


July 1st, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston, July 1 (IANS/CMC) Usain Bolt shrugged off a shock defeat to Yohan Blake in the men's 100 metres final to coast into the semi-finals of the 200 metres at the ... Read more...

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West Indies need to make winning start: Gayle


June 30th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale, June 30 (IANS/CMC) Talismanic West Indies opener Chris Gayle has stressed the importance of a winning start to the series against New Zealand this weekend. The left-hander said it ... Read more...

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West Indies, Black Caps gear up for historic Florida T20s


June 27th, 2012 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
Fort Lauderdale (Florida), June 27, (IANS/CMC) The embattled West Indies cricket team has touched down here to prepare for two historic Twenty20 Internationals against New Zealand.For the first time, West ... Read more...

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Train stopped to ’save’ kid’s toy


June 11th, 2012 - 12:08 am ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Railway workers in the US stopped a train to save a three-year-old girl's beloved bunny, it was reported here.A tantrum-inducing disaster was avoided thanks to kind-hearted ... Read more...

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Deonarine, Fudadin cleared to travel; Samuels arrives


May 9th, 2012 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 9 (IANS/CMC) West Indies batsmen Narsingh Deonarine and Assad Fudadin are scheduled to arrive here Wednesday after managing to finally secure their UK travel visas in Jamaica.The left-handed Guyanese ... Read more...

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Prince Harry wants to be reggae DJ?


May 8th, 2012 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
London, May 8 (IANS) Prince Harry wants to become a reggae music DJ and eventually to show off his skills at parties, say his friends.The 27-year-old royal has been inspired ... Read more...

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US men held after open sex on gay cruise


March 23rd, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Two US men have pleaded guilty to indecent exposure in Dominica after they were arrested during a stop on a gay cruise of the Caribbean.John Robert ... Read more...

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Deported hate preacher gives speeches on web


March 14th, 2012 - 1:04 am ICT by IANS
London, March 13 (IANS) A Muslim hate preacher who was deported from Britain to Jamaica has been found to be broadcasting his extremist views live over the internet.Abdullah el-Faisal, 48, ... Read more...

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West Indies’ Ramdin sidelined with injury


March 12th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados), March 12 (IANS/CMC) Wicketkeeper Denesh Ramdin has been ruled out of the first three One-Day Internationals against Australia, after sustaining a fractured finger during a practice game at 3Ws ... Read more...

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Compensate for slavery: Jamaica


March 6th, 2012 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 6 (IANS) Jamaican Prime Minister Portia Simpson Miller has hinted that Britain might want to pay her country compensation for slavery in the days of the Empire.She said ... Read more...

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Prince Harry’s tour with Bahamian military


March 4th, 2012 - 8:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 4 (IANS) Prince Harry, who is trained to fly Apache attack helicopters, Sunday joined the Royal Bahamian Defence Force to study the defensive capabilities of the island nation.Femalefirst.co.uk ... Read more...

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Clarke sets season’s fastest time in 60m


February 15th, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Feb 15 (IANS) Jamaican sprinter Lerone Clarke clocked the fastest 60-meter time in the current season Tuesday - at the Lievin indoor meet in France.The Commonwealth Games champion timed ... Read more...

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Bolt to take part in Bislett Games in June


January 12th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Paris, Jan 12 (IANS) Triple Olympic champion Usain Bolt of Jamaica confirmed that he will compete in the Bislett Games in Oslo June 7 to prepare for the London Olympic ... Read more...

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Britain to hold disco night for the deaf


August 30th, 2011 - 7:05 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 30 (IANS) It's good news for those unable to hear. Britain will soon organise its first disco night for the deaf, a media report said Tuesday.The "multi-sensory" disco ... Read more...

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Gayle meets West Indies Cricket chief to thrash out issues


August 24th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bridgetown (Barbados) Aug 24 (IANS/CMC) Estranged West Indies opener Chris Gayle met with West Indies Cricket Board chief executive Ernest Hilaire in Antigua Tuesday, in yet another attempt to thrash out ... Read more...

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Jamaican bride dumps British hubby in 20 minutes!


July 19th, 2011 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 19 (IANS) A man in Britain was left shattered after his newly-wedded wife deserted him within 20 minutes of entering his home.Johnny Gannon, a charity worker, spent 5,000 ... Read more...

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Ashley plans second honeymoon with Cheryl


July 12th, 2011 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
London, July 12 (IANS) Footballer Ashley Cole is planning to go on a second honeymoon with singer Cheryl Cole.The couple, who divorced last year after Ashley's string of affairs, have ... Read more...

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