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Archives September 26, 2012 posted by

CY flights disrupted over Greek strike

SEVEN flights to and from Cyprus and Greece are due to be disrupted today at Larnaca international airport because of a three-hour strike in Greece, spokesman for Hermes airports Adamos Aspris has said.

The strike is due to start at 10am and finish at 1pm local time and as of yesterday only concerned departures from and, arrivals at, Larnaca international airport going to or arriving in Athens or Thessaloniki in Greece. 

About 1,000 travellers are expected to be affected, Aspris said.

Aspris advised passengers to check their flight status with their carrier or estate agent before going to Larnaca airport.

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Archives May 24, 2012 posted by

Eight year old Cypriot chess champ

AN EIGHT-year-old Cypriot schoolboy has won the world chess championship in the category of eight-year-old amateurs, according to a statement by the Famagusta chess club yesterday.  

Andreas Hadjinicolaou, the son of refugees from Karavas village in Kyrenia, is in the second grade of the ‘B’ primary school in Dherynia. 

After successfully beating his peers in Cyprus, Hadjinicolaou went on to come first in the category of eight-year-olds in the World Amateur Chess Championship 2012 in Halkidiki last month.  

According to the statement, this is the first time a Cypriot pupil has reached such dizzying heights in the international world of chess.  

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Archives November 28, 2011 posted by

Federer revels in ‘amazing feeling’

ROGER Federer labelled his record sixth Barclays ATP World Tour Finals title one of the biggest achievements of his career as he once again finished the season on the highest of notes.

In a repeat of 12 months ago, the 30-year-old completed an unbeaten week at London’s O2 Arena, pocketing a cheque for £1million and pulling clear of Ivan Lendl and Pete Sampras, with whom he shared the previous record of five titles.

He certainly did not have things all his own way on Sunday against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, though, the Frenchman pegging Federer back in the second set and forcing him to dig deep in the decider before coming through 6-3 6-7 (6/8) 6-3.

Federer said: “I’ve been trying to block it out for the entire tournament, the entire time I’ve been here in London.

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