Wenger: Sanchez to Man United ‘likely to happen’ | Sports

January 19, 2018 LONDON (AP): Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says a deal sending Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United is “likely to happen” and that Henrikh Mkhitaryan would move to Emirates Stadium in exchange.Manchester City ended its interest in Sanchez this week, leaving United most likely to sign the Chile forward.Asked if Sanchez’s move to Old Trafford was close, Wenger replied: “I’ve worked on transfers for 30 years, so it is likely to happen. But at any moment, at any minute, things can break down.”On Mkhitaryan moving in the opposite direction,…

Shunned from poor relief home? – Homeless man claims he is being denied access | News

A homeless man claims that the Marie Atkins Night Shelter has refused to re-admit him because he left the facility after finding a job three months ago. Kemar Diaz, 29, told THE WEEKEND STAR that he has been living on the street for a few weeks because the Hanover Street-based night home refuses to accept him. Diaz says that prior to leaving the home late last year, he had slept there nightly for more than a year. He said that he stopped going there after he got a job. “After…

Stone Cold Records scores with Sean Paul song | Entertainment

In 2001, Mark ‘Stone Cold’ Hudson produced the song ‘Regular Thing’ which was recorded by dancehall star Sean Paul. The song was featured on the Stone Cold Records’ Verdict rhythm project. Fast-forward to 17 years later, and Regular Thing has given Stone Cold Records some visibility on the Billboard Reggae album chart. The song is featured on the 15-track multi-artiste project titled Tropical House Cruises to Jamaica. The project debuts at number two on the latest chart. Hudson believes this will only shine some spotlight on work produced by the…

Excitement fills peaceful Grants Pen | Entertainment

On a daily basis, youngsters play football in the Grants Pen Peace Park or lounge at a nearby chill spot on the main road. “You will find a lot of young people in the community,” said one passerby. The Kingston 8 community usually becomes lively after school, outside of work hours, and during the holiday period. It is the birthplace of recording artistes and producers like Predator, Gully Bop, Singing Sweet, and Jah Mike. It is not uncommon to hear of events promoting peace throughout the year, even though according…

Son killed on mother’s birthday | News

A father is mourning the tragic death of his son, who was murdered last Monday in Admiral Pen, Kingston. The deceased Andre Smith, 27, was killed on his mother’s birthday. Lloyd Smith, 60, told THE WEEKEND STAR that his last conversation with his son was only minutes before his untimely death. “Me seh to Gut Man [Andre]: How you come from work so early? Him seh, ‘Mah Lloyd, today a mommy birthday, enuh.’ So him beg some money fi go buy credit. Me leave him and go a me daughter…

Safaree to be honoured | Entertainment

Hard work, a will to succeed and not being afraid of taking chances is helping Brooklyn-based, Jamaican rapper Safaree succeed in the entertainment business. On February 18, he will be presented with the ‘Blue & Bougie Impact Award’ at Mingles Cafe, in the Bronx, NY for his work in 2017. Jerry McDonald, executive from Blue & Bougie told THE WEEKEND STAR “Safaree is a bonafide star!” “He developed his music career in 2017 and flourished as a reality TV star of Love & Hip Hop. He expanded his business empire,…

If it ain’t broke … McLeod decides against changing hurdling technique this season | Sports

RJRGLEANER Sports Foundation Sportsman of the Year nominee Omar McLeod said that he will not be switching to a seven-step routine when he gets his 2018 season started. Instead, he will be continuing with his eight step method. The difference between both techniques is the number of steps taken at the start of McLeod’s 110m hurdles races. He currently takes eight steps after leaving the blocks, before clearing the first hurdle and had intentions of switching to only seven steps, like all his rivals throughout the circuit. However, after changing…

LC’s bedtime is still 7 p.m. – Agent Sasco controlling children’s involvement in entertainment scene | Entertainment

From the likes of Nadine Sutherland to Jimmy Ticker to Delroy Wilson, Jamaica has had a rich history when it comes to child stars. The last child to have shot to stardom in the music business in Jamaica was dancehall artiste QQ. The Poverty singer catapulted to fame at the age of nine and has never looked back since. Since QQ, there has been the likes of Wayne J and Xylophone, young artistes whom many Jamaican believe have what it takes to build on the legacy. Today, Lauren Campbell, more…

Gun found in rice bag | News

A rifle and six rounds of ammunition were found hidden in a rice bag by members of the security forces in the Flankers area of Montego Bay, St James, yesterday. The find was made by members of a joint military/police team that has been in St James under a State of Public Emergency. Inspector Dian Bartley of the Joint Police Military Communications Unit, said security forces went into unoccupied premises in the area and after a thorough search, the weapon was found hidden in a rice bag. No one was…

Russia to wear ‘neutral’ Red and Gray at Winter Olympics | Sports

MOSCOW, Russia (AP): The Olympic Athletes from Russia will be wearing gray and red in Pyeongchang. Under an International Olympic Committee (IOC) ruling last month that formally banned the Russia team, as many as 200 Russians could end up competing under the Olympic flag next month. Russian sportswear company Zasport published sketches yesterday, of what it says are IOC-approved designs for the competitors, who will be officially known as Olympic Athletes from Russia. There are winter coats, tracksuits, and hooded sweaters in gray, as well as an outfit in red…