All set for Sigma Run

February 10, 2020


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first_imgThe 18th staging of the Sagicor Sigma Corporate Run will bring New Kingston alive this morning when more than 20,000 runners, walkers and wheelchair participants will turn out in support of the event’s 2016 charities: Jamaica Cancer Society, Black River Hospital’s Paediatric Unit and children with cancer across the island.The 5K road race has maintained its focus to unite Jamaicans to raise funds for one cause – charity. While numerous child and health-care facilities have benefited from over $160 million raised in its history, the 2016 charities have seen the largest monetary target yet – $50m.”We continue to welcome donations as we must ensure that the beneficiaries receive the necessary and life saving equipment and supplies,” Ingrid Card, vice-president of group marketing at Sagicor, said ahead of today’s event.Competitors will participate in a 6:45 a.m. warm-up session in Emancipation Park with Karelle Ashley of Jamfit, while comedian Elva Ruddock will take the reins on Knutsford Boulevard at the start line. A 7:27 a.m. and 7:30 a.m. start time has been set for wheelchair and run categories, respectively. The walk segment will commence approximately 15 minutes after.Participants have been urged to plan to arrive in New Kingston, well ahead of the 7:30 a.m. start time to avoid road closures as well as to park and warm up for what is now largest road race in the Caribbean.last_img read more

Elton John tells fans to fk off and storms off after they

August 29, 2019


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first_imgElton John has announced he is retiring | Photo: Instagram @EltonJohn Fan completely ‘disrupted performance’In a statement issued the next day, Elton said:‘Last night in Las Vegas a fan put his hands on the piano keys while I was playing and continued to do so even after I asked him to stop.‘He then proceeded to reach over the piano and try to take pictures, completely disrupting the performance.‘I bring fans onstage every evening when we play Saturday Night in the set, it is always a lovely part of the show where I get to meet them, shake their hands and have them right there with me while I play.’He added: ‘They have always been very courteous to the fact we are in the middle of playing a song live.‘This guy was rude, disruptive and had no care or respect for our show and so I let him know how I felt, then left the stage until they had removed him,’ he posted to Instagram.The 70-year-old icon revealed earlier this year that his upcoming Farewell Yellow Brick Road Tour will be his last.Got a news tip? Want to share your story? Email us . GAYSTARNEWS- Share this:TwitterFacebookLike this:Like Loading… Elton John stormed off stage during his Las Vegas residency after fans got too carried away while he performed.center_img The pop legend, 70, was playing at his Vegas residency at Caesar’s Palace on Friday night (2 March).Elton regularly invites fans on stage to gather round the piano while he plays 1973 hit Saturday Night’s All Right For Fighting.Elton John bans fans from stage during future performancesBut on Friday, fans took it to far when they refused to stop trying to touch him.[embedded content]Several fans were getting in Elton’s way as he belted out the track.But the Yellow Brick Road star could be seen mouthing ‘fuck off’ several times as they got too close.Elton then stood up and stormed off stage, before the band played its final notes and the lights dimmed.Shortly after, he returned and told the crowd: ‘No more coming on stage during Saturday Night. You fucked it up!’ eTN Chatroom for Readers (join us) Elton John might perform at Royal Wedding, 21 years after he did at Princess Diana’s funeralElton John asks Troye Sivan if he ever gets ‘tempted by cute boys in the audience’Elton John dragged for saying Ed Sheeran’s name wrongRead the full article on Gaystarnews:  : read more