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The US Coast Guard was searching for a Canadian passenger who jumped off a Royal Caribbean Cruises ship as it motored off a remote Puerto Rican island toward the US territory's mainland.

Paul Getty's son files for bankruptcy in San Juan

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Boxing: King signs Russian

RUSSIA'S unbeaten Australian- based boxer, Kostya Tszyu, has signed with the American promoter, Don King, to fight in Puerto Rico. Tszyu will fight on the same bill as the World Boxing Association super-middleweight world title rematch between Michael Nunn, of America, and Victor Cordoba, of Panama, on 9 January.

Boxing: Tough for McKenzie

DUKE McKENZIE aims tonight to become the first British fighter this century to win world titles in three different divisions when he challenges the World Boxing Organisation super-bantamweight champion, Jesse Benavides.

Column Eight: Food for thought at RHM

One hopes poor David Hankinson likes a challenge. Barely had he walked through the door of Ranks Hovis McDougall yesterday on his first day as finance director than Hanson Group turned on the heat. Mr Hankinson has been finance director of six companies in the past 13 years, including Lucas. Hanson, which runs a tightly managed ship, could ensure that his seventh is not far off.

Tall ships crew turns all hands to puppets

WHAT TO DO with a resting sailor? Captain Bligh would never have stood for it, but that doesn't deter Captain Julia Fearnside. Rather than letting the devil make work for idle hands she has them making puppets with their socks.

OLYMPICS / Barcelona 1992: Tennis: Spaniards fall to rising stars

A STRANGER to tennis might have assumed yesterday's women's doubles final in Barcelona was an all-Spanish affair; Fernandez and Fernandez has an Hispanic ring to it after all. But the home country won only the silver medal, the gold went to the United States.

OLYMPICS / Barcelona 1992: Basketball: Lithuania

LITHUANIA will meet the Unified Team in a critical qualifying basketball match tomorrow after beating Puerto Rico 104-91 to match the Unified Team's 100 per cent record after three matches. As a result, the winner of tomorrow's politically tinged meeting could well end up playing for gold, while bronze may be the best the loser can hope for.
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