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Did Mexico’s win over Germany cause minor earthquake in Mexico City?

Mexico’s win over Germany appears to have caused seismic activity in Mexico City

ByBlake Schuster   FC Yahoo   

Fans crowd the streets of Mexico City for a watch party ahead of Mexico’s World Cup opener against Germany.

All throughout the World Cup there are numerous commercials aired showing how the entire planet seems to come to a halt once the tournament starts. Even better, those commercials show the pure, insane joy that floods a country when it scores a goal. It almost looks like the entire nation is jumping up and down at once.

It’s certainly a fun dramatization. Unless you live in Mexico, of course, where those scenes might feel more like a documentary.

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Mexico fans set off earthquake sensors celebrating seismic World Cup win

Supporters in Mexico City watching Germany game cause two ‘artificial’ quakes during their team’s surprise win

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News Americas – Caribbean And Latin America News – June 15. 2018

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Sports: Who the experts think will be the World Cup winner and top scorer

Who the experts think will be the World Cup winner and top scorer

ByJun. 13, 2018 – Business Insider

  • Neymar of Brazil

    Brazil, which lost in devastating fashion at home in the last World Cup, is a strong favorite to win the tournament this year. 

  • And Neymar is a popular pick to be the top scorer at the World Cup. 
  • Read more on Neymar on Wikipedia here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Neymar

The World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world, and members of the winning team become heroes of an entire country, and earn sporting immorality. But which team will earn its place among soccer legends this year?       Continue reading

Stan Collymore: ‘The Thing White Men Hate Most is Outspoken Black Men’

The former England forward-turned-broadcaster has become a strident voice on football’s relationship with race and, despite the backlash on social media, he stands by every word

Stan Collymore

Sachin Nakrani | The Guardian UK

Stan Collymore has agreed to speak to me last Tuesday afternoon but it has to be over the phone as he is driving to St George’s Park for England’s pre-World Cup media day. So I call him at 1pm and connect immediately. But the line is bad and I fear our interview will not go well. Or proceed at all.

I need not have worried. The sound improves and, as it does, Collymore bursts into life. The next half an hour or so is a whirlwind as the former England forward speaks passionately, honestly, intelligently and controversially about a topic that means a lot to him: RACE.

Collymore has a lot to say, a lot to get off his chest, a lot of targets to fire at, and it is riveting.
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Knowing when to retire -The great philosophical decision – by Freddie Kissoon

The great philosophical decision of Zinedine Zidine

Freddie Kissoon

Jun 02, 2018  Features / ColumnistsFreddie Kissoon

Days after winning one of the coveted football championships in the world as coach of Real Madrid, its iconic coach Zinedine Zidine has resigned. It will go on as the greatest irony in sports anywhere in the world in recent memory.
If you look at it from a sports angle, you may not understand his motive but if you use the philosophical approach, you may realize this was a sensible psychological decision that all humans should consider if they are in a similar position as Zidine.      Continue reading

Cricket: West Indies international home series vs Bangladesh includes two T20s in Florida

Cricket: West Indies Announcement:

May 17. 2018 – Caribbean News Now – ST JOHN’S, Antigua — August will be a special month for West Indies and Bangladesh fans in the United States.

Reigning ICC World Twenty20 champions West Indies will face Bangladesh in two T20 Internationals under the lights at the Central Broward Regional Park (CBRP), Fort Lauderdale, as part of their tour of the West Indies later this year.

The announcement of the Bangladesh tour of West Indies, which comprises two Tests, three One-day Internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals between June 24 and August 5 forms part of a packed international home season for Windies that also includes a tour by Sri Lanka.    Continue reading

Cricket: SIR FRANK WORRELL’S LEGACY – By Albert Baldeo + video

SIR FRANK WORRELL’S LEGACY – The West Indies should learn from its Elder Statesman    

By Albert Baldeo 

Worrell graces the covers of Word Sports magazine

“Worrell never made a crude or an ungrammatical stroke…Worrell was poetry.”   — Sir Neville Cardus, the doyen of cricket writers 

“So when half a million Australians lined the streets of Melbourne in their ticker tape farewell to Worrell and his men, they were not only paying a final tribute to the team’s great achievements, they were recognizing the capacity and potential of equals both on and off the turfHe saw the many diverse elements of the West Indies as a whole, a common culture and outlook separated only by the Caribbean Sea.” —-Sir Learie Constantine 

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Commonwealth Games -2018: Guyana’s Troy Doris strikes gold in triple jump

Guyana’s Troy Doris is elated after winning gold in the men’s triple jump at Carrara Stadium during the Commonwealth Games on the Gold Coast, Australia, Saturday, April 14, 2018. AP Photo/Dita Alangkara

Guyana’s Troy Doris strikes gold in triple jump

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Guyana: Capitol TV News – 13 April 2018

Guyana: Capitol TV News – 13 April 2018

CGX to commence drilling before the end of 2018

Posted: 13 Apr 2018 03:00 AM PDT

Canadian oil and gas exploration company CGX is set to commence drilling on the Corentyne block before the end of 2018, Minister of Natural Resources Raphael Trotman has confirmed. The oil company has already appointed a drilling engineer who will be in charge of designing its offshore exploration well on the Corentyne Block offshore Guyana.  […]

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