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Shakib, Mitchell Marsh highlight July nominations

Dubai [UAE], August 8 (ANI): The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Sunday announced the July nominees for the ICC Player of the Month awards, instituted in January this year to recognise the best international performances across formats for male and female cricketers. "The nominees for the monthly men's awards this time are Shakib Al Hasan (BAN), Mitchell Marsh (AUS), and Hayden Walsh Jr (WI) while Hayley Matthews ( (Trinidad Times)

Results of cycling track men's keirin final at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Aug. 8 (Xinhua) -- Following are the results of cycling track men's keirin final 1-6 at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Sunday:

1. Jason Kenny, Britain

2. Mohd Azizulhasni Awang, Malaysia

3. Harrie Lavreysen, Netherlands

4. Jair Tjon En Fa, Suriname

5. Matthew Glaetzer, Australia

6. Maximilian Levy, Germany

7. Yuta Wakimoto, Japan

8. Jack Carlin, Britain

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Results of athletics men's 4x400m relay final at Tokyo Olympics

TOKYO, Aug. 7 (Xinhua) -- Following are the results of athletics men's 4x400m relay final at the Tokyo Olympic Games here on Saturday:

1. United States (Michael Cherry, Michael Norman, Bryce Deadmon, Rai Benjamin), 2:55.70 SB

2. Netherlands (Liemarvin Bonevacia, Terrence Agard, Tony Van Diepen, Ramsey Angela), 2:57.18 NR

3. Botswana (Isaac Makwala, Baboloki Thebe, Zibane Ngozi, Bayapo Ndori), 2:57. (Trinidad Times)

IPL: 14 bubbles to be created in UAE

By Vishesh RoyNew Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI): With the Indian Premier League (IPL) all set to resume in the United Arab Emirates from September 19, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is leaving no stone unturned in ensuring health and safety of all parties involved. The board has come up with a 46-page health advisory which lays down all the pointers that everyone associated with the IPL needs to follow i (Trinidad Times)

Lincoln American University collaborates

New Delhi [India], August 6 (ANI/SRV Media): With the ongoing reflection on the world's health infrastructure, experts worldwide have concluded upon the need to increase medically trained staff, especially for developing countries. This is in line with the ambitions of lakhs of young students who want to pursue medical studies to be trained medical professionals. Lincoln American University has always been sincerely worki (Trinidad Times)

New Zealand cricket team to tour Pakistan after 18 years

New Zealand will tour Pakistan for the first time in 18 years to play three one-day internationals and five Twenty20s, both countries said on Thursday.

Pakistan has made steady strides in restoring its image as a safe venue for international matches, after successfully hosting Zimbabwe, Sri Lanka, the West Indies, and South Africa in recent years.

The Pakistan Cricket Board (Trinidad Times)

Finch talks about Australia's loss in first T20I

Gros Islet [St Lucia], July 10 (ANI): After stumbling to an 18-run loss in the first T20I of the five-match series against West Indies, Australia captain Aaron Finch said his side should have been sma (Trinidad Times)

WI register thrilling win over Australia in first T20I

Gros Islet [St Lucia], July 10 (ANI): A business end masterclass from Andre Russell aided by stunning bowling performances from Obed McCoy and Hayden Walsh helped West Indies defeat Australia by 18 ru (Trinidad Times)

West Indies beat Australia in T20I series opener

Obed McCoy and Hayden Walsh combined for seven wickets to trigger a stunning Australian collapse as the West Indies pulled off an (Trinidad Times)

Colombian Suspects, Some Former Military, Were Recruited, Police Say

PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI - The Colombians implicated in the assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moise had been recruited by four companies and traveled to the Caribbean nation in two groups via (Trinidad Times)

UN encourages political compromise, more aid for Haiti

UNITED NATIONS, July 9 (Xinhua) -- While encouraging leaders in Haiti to reach an inclusive political settlement for stability, UN officials also strive to resume sustainable humanitarian relief ef (Trinidad Times)

West Indies name 14-member squad for 1st T20I against Aus

Gros Islet [St Lucia], July 10 (ANI): The Cricket West Indies (CWI) selection panel on Friday announced the 14-member squad for the first of the five-match T20I series against Australia. The match wil (Trinidad Times)

WI vs Aus: Langer confirms Dan Christian's inclusion in XI

Gros Islet [St Lucia], July 9 (ANI): Australia all-rounder Dan Christian is set to return to international cricket when the team from Down Under locks horns with West Indies in the first T20I on Frida (Trinidad Times)

We are going to stick with young players: Pollard

Gros Islet [St Lucia], July 9 (ANI): West Indies will "stick" with the young guns during the Australia series to build their confidence ahead of the T20 World Cup according to skipper Kieron Pollard. (Trinidad Times)

French pilots jailed in 'Air Cocaine' smuggling case freed on appeal

Two French pilots convicted for their role in a spectacular 2013 drugs bust on a private jet in the Dominican Republic have been acquitted on appeal by a French court.

The two men were origin (Trinidad Times)

Two pilots in 'Air Cocaine' drug-trafficking case acquitted on appeal

Two French pilots convicted for their role in a spectacular 2013 drug bust on a private jet in the Dominican Republic were acquitted on appeal by a French court Thursday.

The two men had been (Trinidad Times)

Every game is important, says SA's Rassie van der Dussen

Malahide [Ireland], July 9 (ANI): South Africa's Rassie van der Dussen is expecting easier conditions for batters during the team's three-match ODI series against Ireland as he said every game is impo (Trinidad Times)

UN meets over Haiti crisis following killing of President Moise

The UN Security Council is holding an emergency meeting to discuss the crisis in Haiti following Wednesday's murder of President Jovenel Moise, and the ensuing uncertainty about who now governs the (Trinidad Times)

Haiti Hunts for More Suspects in Killing of President

Haiti was engulfed in chaos Thursday, a day after President Jovenel Moise was assassinated, with authorities vowing to hunt down more alleged mercenaries responsible for shooting him to death in th (Trinidad Times)

Tropical Storm Elsa Dumps Rain on Southeastern US

The U.S. National Weather Service (NWS) reported Thursday that Elsa remains a tropical storm as it has moves through the southeastern United States, dumping heavy rain and raising the threat of flo (Trinidad Times)

UK PM Johnson did not break parliament's code of conduct over holiday

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson did not break parliament's code of conduct by accepting an offer from a businessman to use his villa in the Caribbean at the turn of last year, the parliament's (Trinidad Times)

Inbox: Packers fans truly are everywhere

Curly Lambeau laid the groundwork for the greatest franchise in all of sports Wes Hodkiewicz

5. What is the strangest place/city/country you've encountered a fellow Packers fan? Any cool st (Trinidad Times)

TIMELINE | Haiti: A history of political turmoil

Haiti's political tumult goes back decades, including dictatorship, coups, crises and now the assassination of President Jovenel Moise.

He was killed in his home Wednesday, tipping the impove (Trinidad Times)

Haiti in state of siege after assassination of President Moise

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - A group of unidentified individuals attacked the private residence of Haitian President Jovenel Moise overnight and shot him dead, Interim Prime Minister Claude Joseph said (Trinidad Times)

75 Hindu temples and spiritual organizations send a letter to Rutgers University, expressing concerns about Professor Audrey Truschke's bigoted and Hinduphobic remarks.

New Jersey, July 2, 2021. A coalition of 75 American Hindu temples and spiritual organizations (including 17 from New Jersey) from across 20 states sent a letter to Rutgers University today express (Trinidad Times)

RTF-CAR harmonizes COVID response in Mt. Province town

BAGUIO CITY, Jan. 24 (PIA) - - The Cordillera Regional Task Force COVID - 19 harmonizes response actions to the recent surge in cases in the region and the Health Department's confirmation of the n (Trinidad Times)

South Africa Tests mark 'monumental moment' for Pakistan cricket

South Africa will play their first Test in Pakistan for 14 years this week, a match being described as a "monumental moment" for the revival of international crick (Trinidad Times)

PCB signs three-year deal with Sony

Lahore [Pakistan], January 24 (ANI): Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has signed a three-year deal with Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) to show all of Pakistan's home international games and also the P (Trinidad Times)

Feature: Havana's students shift to teleschooling amid COVID-19 lockdown

by Yosley Carrero

HAVANA, Jan. 23 (Xinhua) -- Mauro Cirion, a 13-year-old student who lives in Havana's Bahia district, is learning math at home via televised classes amid the COVID-19 lockd (Trinidad Times)

The Biden/Harris Inauguration: When the Wall Becomes a Door

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris leapt into action after taking the oath of office on Wednesday. Biden signed 17 executive orders, dismantling many of Donald Trump's signature p (Trinidad Times)

Bangladesh focusing on winning 'as much as possible'

Dhaka [Bangladesh], January 23 (ANI): Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said that hosts are unlikely to make any changes for the third ODI against West Indies despite having an un (Trinidad Times)