Marizanne Kapp retires hurt with elevated heart rate in Women’s Big Bash League | Cricket News

first_imgThe 30-year-old missed the rest of the match on medical grounds and went to hospital for tests as a precaution.In her absence, Sixers succumbed to a five-wicket defeat despite posting 137-4 – a total that included an unbeaten 62 from Elysse Perry, off 52 balls.Perth eased to victory with five balls to spare on the back of an unbeaten 75 off 64 balls from Beth Mooney, with Nicole Bolton (18) and Megan Banting (17) the next top-scorers.- Advertisement – Marizanne Kapp walks from the field after retiring hurt against Perth Scorchers
Marizanne Kapp walks from the field after retiring hurt against Perth Scorchers

Back Again…PIRC warns against Paddy Power Betfair executive compensation

first_img Submit Share Share BGC: Charities win big as bookies take beating in Britannia Stakes June 19, 2020 FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO August 12, 2020 Shareholder advisory Pensions & Investment Research Consultants (PIRC) has again criticised Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) governance regarding executive rewards and bonus arrangements, ahead of the FTSE firm’s annual general meeting this Wednesday.PIRC advises PPB investors to reject the firm’s remuneration report, due to concerns regarding the ‘termination arrangements’ for PPB governance and leadership.The shareholder advisory points to last year’s €3.7 million payment of former group Chief Operations Officer and Paddy Power (legacy) CEO Andy McCue, which deemed ‘excessive’ by PIRC officials.Furthermore, PIRC has urged shareholders to oppose the motion which would allow PPB governance to sanction an executive buyback program for up to 10% of the firm’s total holding.The advisory states that PPB governance have given ‘no clear justification’ for allowing the program. The advisory further details that PPB investors should have a better level disclosure relating to executive targets and bonus incentives.Dating back to 2014, PIRC has attacked Betfair (legacy) corporate governance and leadership of executive reward misconduct, and not acting in the best interest of its shareholders and their dividends. Related Articles Alex Gersh returns to betting as Sportradar CFO   July 13, 2020 StumbleUponlast_img read more

Former Gold Board employees slapped with fraud charges

first_imgA former accountant of the Guyana Gold Board (GGB), Rosanna Ramnarine, 34, of Nandy Park, East Bank Demerara, and 50-year-old Deborah Forbes of Den Amstel, West Coast Demerara, a former clerk of the GGB, were on Monday arraigned before Senior Magistrate Judy Latchman in the Georgetown Magistrates Courts, each charged with three counts of fraud.Former employees of GGB, Rosanna Ramnarine and Deborah ForbesThey each pleaded not guilty to the three charges when it was read to them.The court heard that between January 1, 2017 and February 28, 2017, while they were employed at the Guyana Gold Board, located at Lot 68 Brickdam, Georgetown, they wilfully, and with intent to defraud, falsified documents (payment vouchers) in possession of the Gold Board purporting to show that Clinton Alphonso had received a payment of $436,409.Within the same period, they also allegedly worked together to wilfully, and with intent to defraud, falsify documents in possession of the Guyana Gold Board purporting to show that Brian Chase had received a payment of $436,409.The third charge stated that Ramnarine and Forbes together stole $436,409 in cash from the GGB.Defence Attorney for Rosanna Ramnarine, Nigel Hughes, in a bail application, told the court that his client was already reporting to SOCU on a weekly basis, and is cooperating fully with investigators.Police Prosecutor Quinn Harris did not object to either woman being placed on bail, but asked that conditions be applied.The women were granted bail to a total value of $450,000, and were each ordered to lodge their travel documents and to report to the Special Organised Crime Unit (SOCU) every Friday until the conclusion of the case.The matter is expected to continue on August 27, 2018.Reports are that SOCU had launched an investigation into an alleged multi-million-dollar fraud scheme at the GGB and the duo were sent on administrative leave pending the outcome of further probes.Further, the duo, each of whom has been employed at the GGB for over 10 years, reportedly managed to skim off portions of the payments.Only recently, Ramnarine was slapped with six fraud charges, and appeared before Magistrate Fabayo Azore after she was accused of “millions of dollars” in theft through the manipulation of the gold testing system.last_img read more