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Seniors Win at Harry Sneider Memorial Meet in Arcadia

  Strong Senior Games Medalists enjoy their achievements in Arcadia. – Photo by Yolanda Cabada   Sneiders Family Fitness in Arcadia hosted its 24th annual California Senior Games Powerlifting Championships for men and women over 50 years old. The very first Harry Sneider Powerlifting Trophy was awarded to the men’s best lifter, Curtis Uyeda from Torrance, who at age 65, with a bodyweight of 178 pounds, lifted 320 pounds! The trophy, remembering Harry Sneider who won numerous Read more […]


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Matthew Wades stellar show leads Australia to 270 for 9 against West Indies in Tri-Nation Series 2016 Final

Matthew Wade remained unbeaten at 57 off 52 in final of Tri-Nation Series 2016 © AFP Australia wicketkeeper-batsman Matthew Wade’s stellar fifty leads his side to post mammoth target of 270 for 9 against West Indies in Tri-Nation Series 2016 Final at Barbados on Sunday. West Indies bowlers restricted Australia time to time, but were unable to stop the heroics of Wade in the death overs. Apart from Wade, Australia’s skipper Steven Smith and Aaron Finch also added 46 and 47 runs respectively Read more […]


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The Humanitarian Clock Is Ticking, The Powerful Feign Deafness

Among the issues discussed was how the humanitarian sector could improve protection of civilians from violence. Jan Egelend, who heads the Norwegian Refugee Council and is also the Special Advisor to Staffan de Mistura, the UN Special Envoy for Syria, said that the international community needs to “blacklist” any group or Government that bombs civilians and civilian targets. Pictured, Baharka IDP camp in northern Iraq. Photo: OCHA/Brandon BatemanBy Baher KamalROME, May 26 2016 (IPS)The Read more […]


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Roy Keane no-show set Lars Lagerback and Iceland on the path to European Championships glory

LARS LAGERBACK will  forever be considered as a footballing god among the population of Iceland. All 330,000 of them. A coach who, against all the odds, has taken this nation that once boasted a world ranking of 112 to the last 16 of Euro 2016 and maybe beyond. Lars Lagerback managed the impossible and got Iceland to the last 16Minnows stunned Portugal and Austria to finish second in their groupIceland, everyone’s favourite  second team in France,  were yesterday back at their Read more […]


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The only direction is up, but how high can the Riders fly?

REGINA — It didn’t take Chris Jones long to start ruffling feathers in Riderville. Jones was brought in to clean house from top to bottom, and he didn’t start by sweeping the floors. He threw out the kitchen sink. Gone were the likes of Weston Dressler, John Chick and Ryan Smith. In are Shawn Lemon, Justin Capicciotti and many, many others. In just weeks, the Riders already had Chris Jones’ name all over them. “It’s natural for fans to pick our favourites and things Read more […]


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Why This 28-year English Winger Will Be A Good Signing For Celtic Go For It Rodgers

The Northern Irishman had a great time at the Swans before his ill-fated spell at Liverpool and now he looks set to rejuvenate his career at Scotland with one of the biggest clubs in the world. Celtic also seems to be looking for an attacker/winger with the likes of Tom Rogic being linked with a move away from the club and to the Premier League. Rodgers knows what Dyer would provide to the club and the fact that Dyer is one of the fastest players in the Premier League would hold him great stead Read more […]