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Bounty Killer to bring curtains down on 9th Creole in the Park today

first_imgLocalNews Bounty Killer to bring curtains down on 9th Creole in the Park today by: – October 27, 2011 Share 16 Views   no discussions Share Sharecenter_img Bounty Killer. Image via: Last.fmJamaican reggae and dancehall superstar Bounty Killer will bring the curtains down on LIME’s 9th Annual Creole in the Park this afternoon.Creole in the Park which has been classed as one of the biggest daytime events forming part of Dominica’s Independence celebrations bringing culture, cuisine, music and people together in one of the island’s historical attractions the Botanical Gardens.Although heavy rainfall inhibited some persons from attending days one and two of the event, others who braved the rainfall and muddy conditions at the venue were thrilled by local acts such as Swinging Stars Band including Calypsonians, Fanatic Band, Blacklyte, the Pointe Michel Cultural Group, Colton T, Mignight Groovers, Genesis Steel Orchestra, Paix Bouche Cultural Group, Ras Mo, Waitukubuli Dance Theatre Company, Kes the Band and Tripple Kay among others.Today’s activity which will commence from noon will feature the Mahaut Steel pan Band, Damas Challenger, Freddie & Friends, Blaklyte, Afrikulture Stilt Walkers, Nelly Stharre, Asher Thomas & Symplz Crew, WCK Band DJ BigBen.Bounty Killer is scheduled to perform from 6:00.The event weill be streamed live on www.creoleinthepark.com for persons who are unable to attend. Those who can attend however will have to pay $5.00 to assist with the operation costs of the event while some of the funds generated at the gates will also go towards a special project for the Cultural Division.Dominica Vibes News Tweet Sharing is caring!last_img read more

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Postponing the Olympic Games represents a big challenge: IOC

first_imgNew Delhi: Postponing of Tokyo Olympics 2020 has thrown a huge challenge to the International Olympic Committee (IOC), who will now have their plates full in the coming months in trying to make it happen in 2021 along with working on the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022 and Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022.“Postponing the Olympic Games represents a big challenge. In the coming months and year, we will have to focus on the organisation of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, of course, but also on the delivery of the Olympic Winter Games Beijing 2022, which are approaching fast, and the Youth Olympic Games Dakar 2022,” the IOC said in a FAQ about Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.“We will need to assess how this workload affects our staff and decide how to organise ourselves to be as efficient as possible in helping the Organising Committees deliver the Games. We will rely on the “Here we go” Task Force to give a clear overview of the situation and of the scope of the challenge ahead of us so that the IOC, as an organisation, can put in place the relevant measures and resources,” it added.The Olympic Games was postponed after a lot of dilly-dallying by the IOC due to growing concerns over the coronavirus pandemic. A lot of athletes put their weight behind the postponement with Canada becoming the first team to pull out.“The IOC has always taken into consideration the athletes’ voice, which has played a very important role. We are in constant contact with our Athletes’ Commission, whose Chair is a member of the IOC Executive Board and takes part in any consultation, any decision and any vote,” the IOC said answering to a question on whether the postponement was driven by growing clamour from athletes.Asked if cancellation was an option at all, IOC said: “A cancellation of the Olympic Games would have destroyed the Olympic dream of 11,000 athletes from all 206 National Olympic Committees, from the IOC Refugee Olympic Team, and for all the people who are supporting the athletes, including coaches, doctors, officials, training partners, friends and family.“It would also have destroyed the work and the enthusiasm of our great Japanese hosts, with Tokyo being the best-prepared city for the Games ever.”Also read: Ex Kiwi wicketkeeper-batsman Jock Edwards passes awayAlso watch: Coronavirus Preventive Measures: Dr. Navanil Barua in exclusive interview with The Sentinel Digitallast_img read more

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City play out scoreless draw

first_imgCity side remain third in the table after being held to a scoreless draw by Mark Hughes’ side. Pep Guardiola started with David Silva on the bench, but defended his decision to rotate his squad given their schedule.last_img

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2015 Nations Cup Qualifiers Clear Huddles for Finals

first_imgThe final countdown for the 2015 African Cup of Nations at its new venue, Equatorial Guinea, came to the finish line last Saturday across Africa.In a super form, Algeria won its fifth match at home, beating Ethiopia 3-1 at the Stade Mustapha Tchaker in Bilda.Striker Mame Diouf of Senegal scored his side’s 1-0 victory to beat Egypt at the Cairo Stadium to qualify for the finals.After the withdrawal of Morocco, for fear of the rampaging Ebola Virus Disease in three West African countries, including Liberia, to host next year’s tournament, CAF punished Morocco with a two-year suspension.Cape Verde defeated Niger 3-1 to top Group F, and South Africa managed a 2-1 win over Sudan to qualify.South Africa joined Cameroon who defeated DR Congo 1-0 to qualify for the finals.Nigeria made it to the finals beating Congo 2-0 through Kalu Uche’s penalty in the 59th minute and Aaron Samuel Olaare’s goal in the 90th minute away at the Stade Muniipal de Pointe-Noire.Guinea’s Soumah’s hat trick propelled his side to defeat fellow the West Africans, Togo 4-1 at the Kegue Stadium in Lome.Star player Emmanuel Adebayor got the consolation goal for his country.Angola crashed out of contention, drawing 0-0 to Gabon at the November 11 Stadium.Burkina Faso edged out Lesotho 1-0 in Group C to qualify for the finals.Zambia beat Mozambique 1-0 in Maputo to come closer to qualify.Uganda, facing a win of bust situation shocked unimpressive Black Stars of Ghana 1-0, when Uganda’s defender Savio Kabugo headed home the much needed goal in the 8th minute.Ghana still topped Group E and needed a point to qualify. They will now face Togo on Wednesday under caretaker coach Maxwell Konadu.Malawi played herself back into contention, beating Mai 2-0 at the Kamuzu Stadium in Blantyre.Ivory Coast put up a splendid performance to whip Sierra Leone 5-1 last Friday.The goals for Ivory Coast came through Kolo Toure in the 7th minute; Solomon Kalou (49th and 71st minutes); Max Gradel (52nd minute) and Gervais Yao Kouassi Gervinho in the 60th minute.Tunisia made its qualification certain with a 0-0 draw against Botswana.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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