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Sunday, August 23

Usain Bolt beats Justin Gatlin to win world 100m title

BBC Sport  "Usain Bolt produced perhaps his greatest performance of all as he put a troubled build-up behind him to beat two-time doper and clear favourite Justin Gatlin to retain his world 100m title.
The controversial Gatlin came into the final on a 28-race unbeaten run and apparently relishing his role as the sport's bad guy."

St George family mourns stabbing victim

Barbados Today: "A Lower Estate, St George, home has been thrown into mourning following the brutal slaying last night of one of their own at the Zanzi Bar Club on Nelson Street, the City.

Forty-three- year old Christopher Callender, who was employed as a part-time bouncer at the Club, was stabbed multiple times about the body and his throat was slit by an unknown assailant while on duty around 11:00 p.m. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (QEH) where he died during surgery."

Sunday, August 16

Wanted man shot dead

 Barbados Today: "According to reports, Leacock tried to run away from his attackers. However, they caught him and dragged him away as he tried to seek refuge at a nearby house, before shooting him several times."

Saturday, August 15

Murder accused warned after alleged threat

 Barbados Today: "Murder accused, Rasheed Gittens, was hauled over the coals by Magistrate Douglas Frederick earlier this morning, after a policeman who was sitting toward the back of the courtroom said the accused had turned around and told him “you are a dead man”."