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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Consultation on Heathrow’s expansion ‘masterplan’

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A consultation has been launched on the “preferred masterplan” for Heathrow Airport’s expansion.

The airport’s bosses plan to open a third runway by 2026 following years of debate.

Over the next 12 weeks people will be able to share their views on the future layout of the airport, the new runway and other issues such as road access.

Also covered will be options for managing the environmental impacts of the expansion, such as a Heathrow Ultra Low Emissions Zone, Heathrow Vehicle Access ...

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has throat cancer

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Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine has been diagnosed with throat cancer but is optimistic about his treatment plan.

Mustaine, the metal band’s singer and lead guitarist, said on social media that he is “working closely with my doctors and we’ve mapped out a treatment plan which they feel has a 90% success rate”.

“Treatment has already begun,” he added.

Megadeth has cancelled “most shows this year” to allow Mustaine, 57, to concentrate on his health.

But he said that the 2019 Megacruise would go ahead ...

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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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Royal Ascot and Metallica gig threatened by rail strike

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Workers on some of the country’s busiest rail lines begin a five-day strike on Tuesday.

It is part of a long-running dispute over guards on trains. It appeared a deal was in sight in February but the Rail, Maritime and Transport (RMT) union is now renewing strike action after it said South Western Railway (SWR) had “dragged its heels” in negotiations and accused it of “rowing back” on public pledges.

Tens of thousands of travellers using services into and out of ...

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