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first_imgDHAKA, Bangladesh (CMC):The young WestIndies cricketer, Shamar Springer, who broke Bangladeshi hearts with an unbeaten half-century that set up a thrilling, three-wicket victory, says it felt good to beat the hosts in front of thousands of spectators.Springer steadied the young West Indies innings with an unbeaten 62 from 88 balls, which steered them past Bangladesh’s 226 all out, with eight balls to spare in front of thousands of dejected home fans.His match-winning effort, which followed a disciplined bowling performance in which he grabbed two wickets, ensured the Caribbean side will meet the undefeated India Under-19s for the title on Sunday at the same venue.”Right now words can’t really explain how I feel,” said Springer, a lanky all-rounder from Haggatt Hall in the Barbadian parish of St. Michael.”This is a very heart-warming feeling to guide my team to victory. It feels very good and it feels even better to beat them in front of 15,000.”WINNING RUNSSpringer capped his performance by hitting the winning runs, a drive through cover, off Mohammad Saiffudin, for his fifth four, and was named Player of the Match.”I was very satisfied,” said Springer, referring to his bowling figures of two for 36 from ten overs, same as compatriot Chemar Holder.”This was my best performance, in my opinion, with the ball, and it was great to get that performance in at this stage”.It will be the second time a West Indies Under-19 teamwill play in the Final of the tournament, following Denesh Ramdin’s side which lost to Pakistan Under-19s 12 years ago.”They should watch us because we are young andexciting and just hungry for victory,” said Springer, in a comment directed at West Indies fans eager for a favourable outcome in Sunday’s final.”They should also look forward to see my chestroll again”.last_img read more

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first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The West Kazakhstan Philharmonic Orchestra chose an unusual composer to headline its London performance Friday: Borat’s real-life brother. Erran Baron Cohen, the brother of actor Sacha Baron Cohen, composed the 16-minute piece, “Zere,” which is debuting at St. James’s Church in London. The irony of working with a Kazakh orchestra was not lost on Erran Baron Cohen, a trumpeter who composed the score to his brother’s movie “Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan.” In the smash comedy, Sacha Baron Cohen portrays a backward Kazakh television journalist. “After I’d got over the initial shock of being rung up by someone from Kazakhstan, I thought it was a great accolade if they liked the music in the film so much that they asked me to write for a symphony orchestra,” said Erran Baron Cohen.last_img read more

first_imgLille are three points ahead of Lyon, who have a game in hand, and five ahead of Montpellier, who did not play for a second consecutive week, and have played two fewer matches.The French title race is all but over with reigning champions Paris Saint-Germain 10 points clear, but a young Lille side are eyeing a return to the Champions League group stage for the first time since 2012, while Lyon, who squeaked into the last 16 in Europe in midweek, are seeking to ensure they will be back next year.“This match was one of our most dominant performances in the league,” said Lyon coach Bruno Genesio. “Even with superiority, we continued to play simply, to work for each other.”Lyon took the lead in only the sixth minute with a goal by Houssem Aouar, his sixth of the season.Nabil Fekir added the second in the 34th minute. Kenny Tete shrugged off a timid challenge to pull back a low cross which Fekir attacked while Monaco’s Jemerson hesitated.Monaco managed only one shot all game. They played almost the whole second half with 10 men after Aleksandr Golovin raked his studs down the back of Fekir’s calf in the 47th minute and was sent off.– ‘Childish attitudes’ –Ferland Mendy added a deserved third for Lyon just before the hour mark.“The match in Kiev on Wednesday made us realise that we had a strong group,” said Genesio. “And that we had to stop the childish attitudes that we have seen on some matches.”Monaco, the only team in the bottom half of the French league table to play this weekend, meekly wasted a chance to gain ground on their rivals.“We have to look at the first goal we conceded and especially the second goal which summed up this game,” Henry said. “Winning without desire is hard.Lille are now five points clear of third-placed Montpellier in Ligue 1 © AFP / PASCAL GUYOT“We have to try to put this game behind us, we have a big game against Guingamp next week.”Earlier, in-form striker Nicolas Pepe scored what proved to be the winner as 10-man Lille won at Nimes.“What a match, I’m really proud of my players,” said Lille coach Christophe Galtier. “We must not forget that we played for more than an hour and 20 minutes with 10 men.“With the added time, it was a very long and hard match physically.”Portuguese teenager Rafael Leao headed Lille into a fourth-minute lead, but Galtier’s men suffered a setback when former Southampton centre-back Jose Fonte was sent off in the 16th minute.Jonathan Bamba’s deflected effort doubled the advantage shortly before the interval, though, and Pepe appeared to have made the points safe midway through the second half with his 12th goal of the campaign.“After the PSG strikers, Pepe and Bamba are the best,” said Nimes coach Bernard Blaquart.The 10 men finally started to tire late on, but Lille held on for victory despite Nimes goals from Rachid Alioui and Clement Depres.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Aouar and Fekir found the net as Lyon eased past struggling Monaco © AFP / ROMAIN LAFABREGUEPARIS, France, Dec 17 – Lyon dominated struggling Monaco from beginning to end on Sunday to climb back into the Ligue 1 top three and bury Thierry Henry’s side deeper in the relegation zone.Lyon kept pace with Lille, who won 3-2 at Nimes earlier despite playing much of the match with 10 men.last_img read more

first_imgHere’s the top transfer-related stories in Sunday’s newspapers…Manchester United have agreed to sell Angel Di Maria to French champions Paris St-Germain. The 27-year-old Argentina midfielder will move for a fee of around £46.5m. (L’Equipe) PSG boss Laurent Blanc has said there is a “good possibility” Di Maria will join the French club, who won four domestic trophies last season. (Sun on Sunday) Di Maria has told Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal he wants to leave Old Trafford because he and his family are unhappy, and have been unable to settle in England since an attempted burglary at their home in Cheshire. (Sunday Express) Meanwhile, United have rejected approaches from Newcastle and Inter Milan for 33-year-old England midfielder Michael Carrick. (Sunday People) Tottenham will sign West Brom’s England Under-21 striker Saido Berahino for £15m in the next 48 hours. (Sunday Express) Spurs have not made an offer for Newcastle midfielder Moussa Sissoko, which could prompt Liverpool to move for the 25-year-old France international. (Daily Star Sunday) Crystal Palace manager Alan Pardew is hopeful of adding his former Newcastle captain Fabricio Coloccini, 33, to his squad at Selhurst Park. (Sunday People) Ghana striker Jordan Ayew, 23, has accused his club Lorient of pricing him out of a move to Aston Villa. (Observer) Swansea are favourites to sign out-of-favour Sunderland striker Steven Fletcher and will make a £4m bid for the 28-year-old Scotland international. (Sunday Mirror) England forward Theo Walcott has agreed a new four-year deal at Arsenal – making the 26-year-old one of the club’s highest-paid players. (Sunday Mirror) But Arsenal’s hopes of signing Lyon striker Alexandre Lacazette, 24, have been reduced after his coach confirmed the France international is expected to remain at the club. (London Evening Standard) Manchester City are preparing to sell strikers Edin Dzeko, 29, and Stevan Jovetic, 25, with Napoli’s 27-year-old striker Gonzalo Higuain among the targets to replace them. (Sun on Sunday) Wolfsburg coach Dieter Hecking insists the Bundesliga runners-up have received no bids from City for Belgium winger Kevin De Bruyne, 24. (Mail on Sunday) Leicester City are the latest club to join the race to sign Liverpool striker Rickie Lambert, 33. (Mail on Sunday)And here’s the latest headlines… 1 Transfer rumours and paper review last_img read more

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.And on Friday morning, a replacement driver was attacked with a baseball bat while collecting garbage in Long Beach. He was not seriously injured and declined medical attention. Neither side seems optimistic about an early resolution to the strike, which began Oct. 19 after Teamsters Local 396 rejected Waste Management’s final contract offer. Waste Management began running ads Friday seeking to hire replacement drivers on a permanent basis – an implicit threat to striking workers that they may not find their jobs waiting for them when the strike is over. The walkout affects three yards in Compton, Carson and Sun Valley, and some 225,000 residential customers in Manhattan Beach, Carson, Rancho Palos Verdes, Rolling Hills Estates, Long Beach, Inglewood and elsewhere. Residents and officials in the affected cities reported this week that collection service is running about a day behind. Most commercial accounts are being handled on time. At the yard in Carson, strikers have taken to blocking garbage trucks as they leave in the morning and as they return at night. Strike organizers say the traffic backup limits the hours the replacement drivers are able to work. “I make each one sit for a minute-and-a-half before he can come through my line,” said Bill Huff, executive coordinator of Local 396. “I’m knocking out about five hours every day. They keep trying to throw me in jail, but I’m still here.” Waste Management employees have called the Sheriff’s Department several times to complain about obstruction and harassment. But when deputies arrive, the strikers are generally on good behavior, Sgt. Bruce Cantley said. “We don’t have the ability, unless they’re paying for it, to sit there all day long,” Cantley said. As trucks returned to the yard Friday afternoon and evening, a striker playfully taunted the drivers with a bullhorn while security guards kept track of the allotted 90 seconds. The conflict was more serious Friday morning in Long Beach, where a replacement driver reported that he was attacked with a baseball bat. The driver was collecting trash in the 3700 block of Atlantic Avenue at about 6:30 a.m. when the attacker approached and hit him in the head, Sgt. David Marander said. The man also struck the garbage truck and fled. He was not apprehended. Waste Management did not comment on the incident. Jay Phillips, president of Local 396, said “We don’t condone violence of any sort.” Phillips said he was not surprised that Waste Management was seeking to hire permanent replacements but doubted that the tactic would be successful. “This is a perfect example of the threatening, intimidating and heavy-handed tactics they use with their workers,” Phillips said. “That’s one of the reasons they’re on strike. This company treats their workers like a commodity that’s easily replaceable.” Kit Cole, a spokeswoman for Waste Management, said that striking drivers whose jobs were permanently filled would be placed on a list from which the company would hire workers as new jobs become available. Huff said he doubted the tactic would work because the labor market is tight. “They can’t find drivers normally,” he said. “They’re trying to train a bunch of idiots now.” Phillips said the union’s negotiating position is that once an agreement is reached, all striking drivers will be allowed to return to work. But as the drivers’ last paycheck arrived Friday, no negotiations were under way. “I got three people – my son, my daughter and my wife,” said Luis Brise o, 42, who has been a driver for the past 11 years. “We gotta pay all expenses. We gotta pay insurance. We gotta pay car. But everybody disagrees with the contract they’re giving us right now. It’s no good.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! By Gene Maddaus STAFF WRITER Tensions are rising on the picket lines as the Waste Management strike enters its second week. Sheriff’s deputies have been called repeatedly to the company’s Carson yard to mediate between company security guards and striking workers. last_img read more

first_imgA CO DONEGAL hotel manager who paid €650,000 for his famous premises this week had offered €900,000 for it just a few weeks beforehand, can reveal.But Paul Diver, the proud new owner of the Sand House Hotel in Rossnowlagh, had his offer turned down!That’s because administrators KPMG were obliged to put it on the open market under company rules. And the reserve price tag of €650,000 was put on the 55-bedroom 4-star hotel in the hope of getting a bidding war going.But when lot No39 came up at the auction in Dublin on Thursday NOBODY else bid for it.That meant 46-year-old Paul (pictured) got the chance the buy the beachfront hotel he had managed for the Britton family for the past 20 years.He had been running the hotel since 2009 when the company went into voluntary liquidation. “He desperately wanted to own the Sand House,” a friend said today. “He had made several offers to buy it in recent weeks, including one offer of €900,000.“But that was turned down because KPMG were obliged to try to get the best price on the open market.“As it turned out no-one else bid for it even though there were at least six other viewings of the hotel in recent weeks.”Meanwhile the hotelier tells today’s Irish Independent that he is delighted to have got the hotel.“I’m the cat that got the cream,” says the father of three. That interview is here: HOTEL MANAGER OFFERED TO PAY €900K FOR CUT-PRICE HOTEL was last modified: March 3rd, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:Co Donegal hotelsPaul DiverRossnowlaghSand House Hotellast_img read more

first_imgMore than 1,000 people gathered in New Zealand today for the funeral of millionaire Donegal-born businessman Hugh Green.Mr.Green, 80, was laid to rest after funeral mass at Christ the King Church in the Auckland suburb of Owairka.Those who attended included family, friends, politicians and business leaders. Mr Green’s family have said they plan to return to Donegal at some stage in the future to spread some of his ashes on the Green family grave in Convoy. MORE THAN 1,000 MOURNERS SAY FAREWELL TO HUGH GREEN was last modified: July 19th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:funeralHugh Greenlast_img read more

first_imgA huge crowd gathered in Gaoth Dobhair GAA club to welcome the Sam Maguire to the heart of the gaeltacht.The McGee brothers stopped off to see mum in Dore, before the players took Sam to the SeaView for dinner!Then it was off to the club for a very noisy reception. Were you in Gaoth Dobhair for Sam?Send your pictures to Leon Duffy holding Sam maguire cup tonight in Seaview in Gweedore. Great night, said Louise Duffy WHO’S THAT WITH BRID? SAM’S WORLD TOUR OF DONEGAL – GAOTH DOBHAIR PICTURE SPECIAL was last modified: September 27th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:SAM’S WORLD TOUR OF DONEGAL – GAOTH DOBHAIR PICTURE SPECIALlast_img read more

first_imgOisin is welcomed home to Finn Park by Ollie, Shane & Aidan as he came to support his USL team-mates today.Finn Harps U19 star Oisin Merritt made his long awaited return to Finn Park earlier this afternoon for the USL clash between Finn Harps and Bonagee United.Oisin had played for the Finn Harps reserve side several times earlier this season, before he suffered a serious injury while holidaying in Santa Ponsa in June.Doctors were astounded by Oisin’s miraculous recovery and continues to get stronger since returning to Ireland last month to begin his rehabilitation. On Friday, Michael Murphy and Neil Gallagher visited him for a kick about before heading to Croke Park for yesterday’s All-Ireland quarter-final victory over Armagh.Oisin posted on his timeline on Facebook, “Me and the two main men out for a kick about, what a visit that was. Absolute gentlemen!His day then got better when doctors allowed him to return home for the weekend.Today, players and management at Finn Park were absolutely delighted to see Oisin return to Finn Park to cheer on his USL teammates.  MIRACLE MAN OISIN MAKES LONG AWAITED RETURN TO FINN PARK was last modified: August 10th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Finn ParkHome-page NewsOisin MerrittSportlast_img read more