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The Latest: Osaka, Djokovic on Day 5 schedule at US Open

first_img Associated Press The Latest: Osaka, Djokovic on Day 5 schedule at US Open September 4, 2020 Past champions Naomi Osaka and Novak Djokovic are among those scheduled to play in Arthur Ashe Stadium later Friday.Osaka will face Marta Kostyuk to begin the day session in the tournament’s main arena.The top-seeded Djokovic will bring a 28-match winning streak, including 25-0 this season, into his night match against Jan-Lennard Struff. After rain Thursday night suspended play on the courts without a roof, the weather is much better — sunny with the temperature around 80 degrees Fahrenheit (a little above 25 Celsius).___center_img More AP tennis: https://apnews.com/apf-Tennis and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. Open tennis tournament (all times local):11:10 a.m.Play is underway in third-round matches on Day 5 at the U.S. Open.last_img read more

T&T Cricket Board Cancels 2020 Season

first_imgIt said the decision was made following discussions on Wednesday with representatives of the National League, zonal affiliates and clubs, in light of government’s extension of COVID-19 restrictions on team activities, contact sports or any activity that encourages gatherings. As for the Under-17 Interzone tournament, the TTCB said that is likely not to materialize, but there has been no final word from Cricket West Indies (CWI) as yet. Additionally, the TTCB said, because of the incomplete status of all national cricket competitions, there will be no promotions or demotions for this season. PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad– The Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board (TTCB) has cancelled the remainder of the local cricket season which had already been curtailed by the COVID-19 pandemic. “We are waiting on CWI but I think that since we normally host the U-17 tournament and we cannot play cricket here, then they may call that off. The U-19 may be played because of the upcoming U-19 World Cup. If that is the case, then we may have to arrange an U-19 Interzone tournament or find some way to choose an U-19 national team to take part in that tournament,” it said. “We are going to just cancel the cricket and start afresh in January, next year,” it said. The TTCB noted that it had received the support of the Tobago Cricket Association, and the Trinidad and Tobago Women’s Cricket Association, which have also both decided to halt their cricket activities for the remainder of the year. There were still two rounds of matches to go in the main competition this season, but the TTCB has decided there will be no winners this year. “The TTCB was persuaded to make these decisions in the best interest of cricketers and the general public in the face of the pandemic. Also taken into account was the current state of grounds on which matches are played, as they are not prepared to host any cricket in the near future, even if the government eases its COVID-19 restrictions on team sports within the near future,” TTCB said in a statement. CMC It also called on all minor cricket leagues affiliated to the national organisation to immediately terminate their competitions in the best interest of public health and safety.last_img read more

GTT signs MoU with UG to install ‘top up’ machine on campus

first_imgStudents and faculty members at the University of Guyana (UG) Turkeyen Campus will soon be able to access quick GTT credit on campus, as GTT on Tuesday signed an agreement with the tertiary institution to have a vendor ‘top up’ machine installed there.GTT Sales Manager Richard Das and UG TMC Chairperson, Dr Paloma Mohamed Martin sign the MoU between GTT and the University of GuyanaGTT Sales Manager Richard Das explained the installation of the machine would help strengthen the company’s self-service and 24-hour ‘top up’ programme to some 14,000 persons.After months of negotiations between the two parties, UG Deputy Vice Chancellor (PACE), Dr Paloma Mohamed Martin, who is also Chairperson of the Transitional Management Committee (TMC), expressed delight in the signing of the agreement, and said the installation of the kiosk would go a far way in benefiting those on campus.“We have had a long history of partnerships with GTT since I took office about four to five years ago … We are looking forward to closer and more meaningful collaborations with GTT and we are thankful for this first step,” Dr Martin stated.The Deputy Vice Chancellor explained that the University looked forward to the installation of many more kiosks, since the campus was vast and there was another campus in Berbice. “There is scope for growth, once we are able to test this and see how it is going to work,” Dr Martin said.Das stated that the GTT team would take on the University’s hope to have more kiosks installed at more points on campus.This will be the first GTT ‘top up’ kiosk to be set up at the University by GTT.last_img read more