Five more athletes missing from Commonwealth Games village

Para-powerlifter finishes in sixth place

"We are having a meeting later in the day to understand the whole matter because the weightlifting official told us the two athletes had "gone visiting". The first round of missing athletes were discovered on Sunday when three of the team "departed the village". "It's very, very disappointing and very, very embarrassing for Cameroon", adding he "doesn't think they'll come back". "We have no idea where they are".

'We encourage people to get a visa, come here and compete, stay a little while after, spend some money in this country and then go home, ' he said.

This comes days after eight Cameroonian athletes went missing at the games, raising concern from the organizers.

He said they were "taking the mickey".

"They were here to train and they stuck to their training programs".

"These people and others that might have a similar objective need to hear this message very clearly - they aren't going to game the system", he said.

Bitcoin jumps 10 percent to two-week high, leads broad crypto surge
Investors can then use their newly-acquired Bitcoin or Ethereum to buy United Bitcoin using one of the aforementioned exchanges. United Bitcoin has a market cap of $0.00 and $328,764.00 worth of United Bitcoin was traded on exchanges in the last 24 hours.

She said the team was bilingual, speaking English and French.

"I appreciate that it's not unimaginable, certainly you could hire a auto and drive here, but if that was the case someone would know about it".

"New Zealand has over 250 athletes competing in the Games including 13 para athletes competing in 3 para sports and I am excited for the opportunity to see the games and support our athletes". He admitted the five athletes' whereabouts are unknown, but stressed it is too early for officials to be certain that the athletes have attempted to flee undetected.

Cameroon team manager Victor Agbor Nso on Wednesday confirmed weightlifter Olivier Matam and boxers Ndzie Tchoyi and Simplice Fotsala had been due to compete this week but could not be found.

"We have also laid formal complaint to the Australian police".

Games officials say the athletes have not yet officially breached their visas, which do not expire until May 15.

Palestinian killed by Israeli army fire in Gaza
According to Haaretz, overall, 969 Palestinians, including 20 women and 67 were under age 18 were injured in Friday's protests.

The Commonwealth Games Federation has stated the athletes would be monitored, however they have the right to travel freely.

A Cameroon team spokesman said 14 athletes who had finished their events had already flown home, but there were others still waiting to compete in wrestling and boxing.

At the 2006 Commonwealth Games in Melbourne, 26 athletes and officials sought asylum in Australia. They're still within their visas.

In 2012, seven athletes from Cameroon were reported missing from the London Olympic Games.

Ugandan athletes were also warned against vanishing during Gold Coast 2018 in the lead-up to the event.

Pakistan bans ousted PM Nawaz Sharif from parliament for life
Pakistan's Supreme Court has disqualified Nawas Sharfi, who was the Prime Minister of Pakistan, from retaining a Public office. Sharif's PML-N, which continues to hold a strong majority in parliament, termed the decision an attack on democracy.

Related News:

  • Defexpo 2018: Defence readiness was hit by policy paralysis, says PM Modi

    Defexpo 2018: Defence readiness was hit by policy paralysis, says PM Modi

    India has never desired to covet the territory of any other nation, rather has been an apostle of peace, he said. Quoting former president APJ Abdul Kalam, the Prime Minister said, Kalam asked us to dream, dream and dream.
    Chemical weapons watchdog confirms UK findings in Russian ex-spy case

    Chemical weapons watchdog confirms UK findings in Russian ex-spy case

    Russian Federation denies any involvement, saying Britain hasn't provided evidence to support its assertion. It noted that the chemical was of "high purity" with an "almost complete absence" of any impurities.
    ISRO's Navigation Satellite successfully launched

    ISRO's Navigation Satellite successfully launched

    The Times of India reported Tuesday that ISRO continues to track the satellite in orbit, suggesting GSAT 6A remains intact. Just like other IRNSS predecessors, IRNSS-1I also carries two types of payloads - navigation payload and ranging payload.
  • Beyonce's debut Coachella performance pays tribute to Afro, Caribbean legends

    Beyonce's debut Coachella performance pays tribute to Afro, Caribbean legends

    However, the Someone Like You star took to Instagram to let the mum-of-three know just how much she was enjoying her performance. It also featured a rendition of Lift Every Voice and Sing, a song often referred to as the " Black American National Anthem ".
    United Kingdom  backs U.S.  military action on Syria

    United Kingdom backs U.S. military action on Syria

    On Wednesday, Trump appeared to suggest airstrikes were imminent, warning Russia , Syria's key ally, to "get ready" for military action.
    Father throws baby daughter off roof during stand-off with police

    Father throws baby daughter off roof during stand-off with police

    Steven Pladl's bond conditions also prevented him from living in the North Carolina home he shared with his daughter. Thursday morning, he called his mom and told her he had just killed Katie and her adoptive father , Anthony Fusco.
  • Google is about to launch a Gmail web redesign

    Google is about to launch a Gmail web redesign

    These features will be an enormous help to businesses that want more control over how emails are used by recipients. However, the feature is still under development, as the option "Learn More " now redirects to a blank page.
    The UN are talking about the beginning of the cold war

    The UN are talking about the beginning of the cold war

    Bolivia has agreed with Russia's assessment, calling a session of the Security Council to discuss the issue on Wednesday. The UN Security Council has been unable to reach agreement over Syria .
    Donkey Kong ace stripped of standing

    Donkey Kong ace stripped of standing

    At the core of King of Kong was the rivalry between Wiebe and Mitchell, and the latter served as the flawless villain figure. The body also reached out to the Guinness Book of World Records to have Mitchell's scores struck from their data as well.
  • Winter storm to hit area this weekend

    Winter storm to hit area this weekend

    Gusty northerly winds are expected through the day as well, which may create areas of blowing and drifting snow. The heaviest of snow looks to fall in northwest Siouxland where a lot of areas will see from 6-12 inches.
    Spring storm brings blizzard, high wind warnings to eastern Colorado

    Spring storm brings blizzard, high wind warnings to eastern Colorado

    With high winds and heavy snow hitting the area, Nobles County Sheriff Kent Wilkening says utility crews have had to stand down. Area school, including RE-1 Valley and Merino, called off school for today yesterday based on anticipated conditions.
    Zuckerberg Says Cambridge Analytica Collected His Own Data

    Zuckerberg Says Cambridge Analytica Collected His Own Data

    Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., held up a placard showing three previous times Zuckerberg had to apologize for a data breach . House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee, a day after he appeared for almost five hours before a U.S.


Most liked

StormTracker 13 Sunday morning forecast
Snow levels should stay fairly high Sunday night above 7,000' but could fall down to most mountain passes Monday into Tuesday. Afternoon highs will mainly reach the middle 60s and nighttime lows will be in the cool 40s under partly cloudy skies.

Barbara Bush In Failing Health
Bush spent two days at Methodist Hospital earlier this month but decided not to return there when her health began to deteriorate. She was being treated by bronchitis and the nation's 41st president was being treated for pneumonia.

Check out Bon Jovi reuniting with Richie Sambora at Rock Hall induction
The set included Bon Jovi classics such as "You Give Love a Bad Name", "It's My Life", "When We Were Us" and "Livin' on a Prayer". The band paid tribute to the late founding bassist and co-lead singer with a performance that inlcluded his biggest songs.

Alleged chemical attack brutal end to rebellious Syria town
The ministry additionally pointed to previous alleged use of chemicals by the rebels in fighting with Syrian government troops. Multiple IS terror attacks have targeted France, including one last month.

Heynckes backs Kovac to succeed at Bayern ahead of Monchengladbach clash
Real is looking to become the first club to win three straight European Cup titles since Bayern's hat trick between 1974 and 1976. Both already know the club, as they were players there. "We are convinced he is the right coach for the future of Bayern ".

Dr. BR Ambedkar's Birth Anniversary Being Observed In Kharibari
Meanwhile, another statue of BR Ambedkar was today found vandalised in the state's Jaunpur district, reported news agency IANS. Madhya Pradesh witnessed widespread violence on April 2 during the bandh called by Dalit groups.

Regular Drinking To Excess Could Take Years Off Your Life, Says Study
Excess alcohol consumptions can lead to a high risk of a range of life-threatening illnesses, including stroke and heart failure . The research received widespread news coverage, including in BBC News , ITV News , Express , Evening Standard , the i and others.

Threat of freezing rain, ice leads to changes for CNY prom
Drivers were urged to take extra care, as gusty winds and broken tree limbs could add to the danger on icy roads. In areas north of Highway 7, Saturday night could bring some snow instead of freezing rain, or a mix of the two.

Watchdog Confirms Skripals Poisoned, UK Says Kremlin Must Give Answers
The confirmation of the chemical's identity bolsters Britain's case that Russian Federation was behind the attack last month. They also called on United Kingdom officials to "urgently provide evidence" that Skripal was not deprived of her freedom.

James Sutherland lauds Cricket Australia's new broadcast deal with Seven and Foxtel
Fox plans to launch a dedicated cricket channel and will exclusively broadcast the Men's One-Day and T20 Internationals. In doing so, it replaces Seven, which has been Australia's premier tennis broadcaster for more than four decades.

McCarthy, Scalise seen in Paul Ryan succession race
Trump's input will play an "extremely powerful" role as House Republicans weigh the next speaker, Meadows said. But that scenario depends on Republicans keeping their majority in the US House of Representatives this Fall.

Tyson Fury comeback: Former heavyweight champion reveals new promoter and fight date
The two were supposed to fight in a rematch in 2016, but injuries and Fury failing a drug test caused the rematch to be canceled. Fury was also asked for his verdict on Wilder, at which point he named who was the better boxer between the American and Joshua.

Sergio Ramos could miss first leg of Champions league semi-final
Now attention turns to who faces who in the semi-finals and you can find out below everything you need to know on the draw. Jurgen Klopp's men hammered the table toppers 3-0 at Anfield, before coming from behind to win 2-1 at The Etihad.

Pennsylvania School District Arms Its Teachers-With Miniature Baseball Bats
The baseball bats are blue and 16 inches long. "Unfortunately, we're in a day and age where one might need to use them to protect ourselves and our kids".

Female Holocaust survivors honored for their heroism
The good news is that Holocaust denial was nearly nonexistent, with 96 percent believing the tragedy happened. The margin of error is plus or minus 3 percentage points.