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Orgill brace helps Jamaica to 3-2 win over Honduras

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(Reuters) – A first-half double from Dever Orgill helped Jamaica to a 3-2 Gold Cup win over Honduras in front of their own fans in Kingston on Monday.

Orgill headed home the first from close range after 15 minutes then fired in the second four minutes before halftime to round off a nicely worked move.

Antony Lozano got one back for Honduras nine minutes into the second period but Damion Lowe, with a powerful header from a corner, restored Jamaica’s ...

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Australian Rules: AFL boss apologises after fans ‘intimidated’

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MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australian Football League (AFL) boss Gillon McLachlan has apologised to fans after a huge backlash against a security crackdown at recent games which has seen spectators warned by stadium staff for being too loud.

Security has been in the spotlight in the Australian Rules top flight following a number of violent incidents in match-day crowds but fans and pundits have condemned the league for its response.

Melbourne’s Docklands stadium, which is owned by the AFL, employed “behavioural ...

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El Salvador beat Curacao 1-0 in Gold Cup group opener

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(Reuters) – El Salvador got their Gold Cup campaign off to a winning start on Monday with a 1-0 win over Curacao in Jamaica.

Nelson Bonilla ran on to a through ball from Oscar Ceren in the dying seconds of the first half and his angled shot into the bottom right-hand corner of the net proved the winner.

The Group C game was held at Kingston’s Independence Park as part of the Gold Cup expansion plans promoted by the Confederation ...

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Toronto Raptors 2-million strong NBA victory bash marred by shooting

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TORONTO (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and some 2 million other fans cheered the NBA champion Toronto Raptors on Monday in a victory celebration that united the nation, but the party was marred by a shooting that seriously wounded two people.

Five double-decker buses that carried the players and their families moved along the parade route at a snail’s pace due to the massive crowd, as players including Kawhi Leonard, who was named most valuable player of the ...

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