Onyshko dazzles in win over Mets

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May 27,2014(ISN) - BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic-Starter Ben Onyshko (Winnipeg, MB) pitched sevenstrong innings and struck out nine leading the Junior National Team to a 7-2 victoryover the New York Mets Dominican prospects. Onyshko came up big all game long...

Reputation of Rio laboratory tarnished again after CAS clear former Barcelona and Chelsea star of doping

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 May 27,2014 ISN - Former Barcelona and Chelsea star Deco was today cleared of a doping offence by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) after they ruled that his test had been mishandled by the laboratory in Rio de Janeiro, which has since...

Yankees too much for juniors

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May 26,2014 (ISN) - BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic-The New York Yankees Dominican prospects used tenhits, including two home runs to score nine runs and held the Junior National Team'sbats in check as they went on to a 9-3 victory. Starter...

Juniors win doubleheader opener over Rays

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May 26, 2014 (ISN ) - GUERRA, Dominican Republic- Mike Soroka (Calgary, AB), Brad Smith (Vancouver, BC)and Tristan Clarke (Brampton, ON) combined to limit the Tampa Bay Rays Dominicanprospects to just one run on seven hits and walked only two, while the JuniorNational Team's...

Robinson drives in two in loss to Royals

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May 25 , 2014 ISN - GUERRA, Dominican Republic-The Kansas City Royals Dominican prospects scored fourtimes in the seventh inning to break a 3-3 tie and held on for a 7-3 win asDominican Summer League action continued. The juniors had...

Kenya and Jamaica claim world records on opening day of IAAF World Relays

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 May25,2014 ISN - Two world records have been set on the first day of the inaugural International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Relays at Nassau, capital of the Bahamas.  Kenya's women took more than 30 seconds off their own 4x1,500 metres...

Cubs blank juniors Despite Solid Outing From Horne

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May 25, 2014 ISN - GUERRA, Dominican Republic- The Junior National Team received solid outings from Kurtis Horne (Sooke, BC) and Colton Wood (Victoria, BC), but could not muster any offence as the Chicago Cubs Dominican prospects blanked the juniors 2-0. The...

“We can’t focus on Bolt absence” claims Diack on eve of IAAF World Relays

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The absence of Usain Bolt from the inaugural World Relays, due to start tomorrow in Nassau, has been downplayed by Lamine Diack, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF).  Asked at the pre-event press conference whether he felt the...

Jays use ninth inning come back to walk-off juniors

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May 23 , 2014 ISN - San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic- A base hit that squeaked up the middlebeyond the outstretched glove of LP Pelletier (Montréal, QC) brought in the tyingand winning runs as the Toronto Blue Jays Dominican prospects erased a one...

Juniors open Dominican Tour with a bang

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May 22 2014 ISN - BOCA CHICA, Dominican Republic-It didn't take long for the Junior National Team toget accustomed to their new surroundings in the Dominican Republic as theysmashed-out 11 hits en route to defeating the Minnesota Twins Dominican prospects13-3. ...

Grass-planting at Olympic golf course begins amid delay concerns

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 May 22 2014 ISN - Construction of the first Olympic golf course in more than a century has advanced, with the start of the grass-planting process on one of the 18 holes. This week's announcement may come as some comfort...

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