first_imgKyle Porter and Carson Cunningham will be live on Thursday afternoon at 2 p.m. to take questions, talk about Oklahoma State against Pittsburgh, make uniform predictions and talk about whatever else you guys want to talk about.You can watch it live right here or on Facebook. We will make it into a podcast later on this afternoon.Also, leave us questions in the comments section! If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers!last_img read more

first_imgShare on Messenger County Championship Division Two Read more Share on Pinterest When Ian Botham played king at the panto and the 1992 Cricket World Cup County Championship Division One Surrey Somerset Read more … we have a small favour to ask. More people are reading and supporting The Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many new organisations, we have chosen an approach that allows us to keep our journalism accessible to all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford. But we need your ongoing support to keep working as we do.The Guardian will engage with the most critical issues of our time – from the escalating climate catastrophe to widespread inequality to the influence of big tech on our lives. 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Topics Essex features Share on WhatsApp Reuse this contentcenter_img Share on Facebook 99.94 cricket blog Share on Twitter Cricket Share via Email There was an old-fashioned feel to the match at the Oval, as Surrey and Warwickshire wrestled for control of a game that threatened to go this way and that, the ball usually just ahead of the bat. After another substandard batting performance produced both a below-par score and a dressing down from coach, Michael Di Venuto, the champions faced the prospect of their season simply drifting away. But Surrey’s seamers fought hard to keep the deficit to a manageable 36 and the batsmen adopted a positive approach in sultry, swingy conditions. Five men made scores between Rory Burns’s 34 (an unfortunate LBW decision) and Mark Stoneman’s 71, and that was enough to set the visitors a tricky 290. Gareth Batty justified his inclusion in front of the highly rated Amar Virdi with four wickets and Surrey had their first win of the season – and a mid-table spot in Division One.Ball three: Marnus Labuschagne a handy man to have aroundGlamorgan used their extra match to leapfrog Lancashire to the top of Division Two with a fine win over neighbours Gloucestershire. With the home side 127-0, things weren’t looking good for the Welsh county, but captain David Lloyd knew that, if his bowlers could keep him in the game, he had the form batsman of the season to hold his team’s responses together. Twenty wickets for the concession of just 347 more runs put Glamorgan in the game and that man, Marnus Labuschagne, was at the crease while 290 of them were knocked off across the two innings. The Australian has 851 runs this season at 65, with Gary Ballance the next most prolific batsman in the country with 681.Ball four: Happy couples enjoy a visit to Brighton (well, Hove)Sussex missed their chance for a little leapfrogging of their own as they were outplayed at home by Durham. The game boiled down to two big partnerships for Durham, Cameron Bancroft and Ned Eckersley contributing 282 for the sixth wicket in the first innings of 384, and Alex Lees and Gareth Harte piling up 220 in the second innings of 284-3 declared. Sussex only had a draw to play for by then, but Ben Raine’s 6-27 and Chris Rushworth’s 4-44 sent the points up north after a happy trip to the south coast.Ball five: Coles burning bright again Share on LinkedIn Since you’re here… The loss of a day’s play forced Northamptonshire and Leicestershire into a stalemate at Wantage Road, but it was nice to note the name of Matt Coles among the runs and wickets for the home side. Having played for Kent, Hampshire and Essex, he’s fetched up at Northants looking for some game time and making the most of it. Still not 30, there was a brief moment when the burly seamer who hits a long ball was being whispered about as the new Andrew Flintoff – but that was never going to happen. If Coles can find a bit of form before the T20 season kicks off, he could swing a few matches with bat or ball.Ball six: England WatchI was at the Oval on Monday to check the form of Dominic Sibley, who, as is so often the case, was dismissed a moment or two after I had assumed my seat. Ed Smith was there too and, like me, the national selector will have come away impressed with what he saw of Sam Curran. The all-rounder is still on the road back to fitness and was limited (by the ECB) to 30 overs in the match, which produced 5-77. Frankly, it could have been 10-77 had Warwickshire’s batsmen been able to edge the deliveries that snaked past both sides of the bat and (occasionally) zig-zagged their way down the pitch. He notched a handy second-innings fifty too. I’d play both Curran and Sibley (joint top scorer in the match with a possible rival for the opener’s berth, Mark Stoneman) in the first Ashes Test, but that might mean that Stuart Broad or Jofra Archer missing out. But Curran is surely too good to sit out all formats of the international game.• This article appeared first on The 99.94 Cricket Blog• Follow Gary Naylor on Twitter Northamptonshire Support The Guardian Ball one: Beard shaves Somerset’s leadIt’s often the way that a run like Somerset’s ends in a blazing car wreck of a match – and, sure enough, it did. There are plenty of wise heads at the club who will counsel their young captain, Tom Abell, with such words of comfort, but they can do nothing to take away the identity of the victors – Essex – who now sit just 13 points behind the leaders. Alastair Cook’s 80 up top for the home side was worth twice that in a low-scoring game, in which the old hand Jamie Porter (9-73) got some unexpectedly effective support from 21-year-old academy product Aaron Beard, whose 7-45 eviscerated the Somerset middle order in the first dig and the tail in the second. That end-of-season return match at Taunton is looking tastier and tastier.Ball two: Surrey salvage sliding season Sign up to the Spin – our weekly cricket round-uplast_img read more

first_imgAn Australian Women’s Invitational Beach Footy Team will take on the best the National Rugby League (NRL) has to offer in the Inaugural Harvey Norman Beach Footy challenge at Sydney’s Maroubra Beach this weekend 16-17 December 2006.The 8 member Australian Women’s Invitational Team will consist of talented National Youth Squad members and two-time Australian Women’s Open World Cup winner Giselle Martin (Tirado) as captain for the two day event.The Young Guns of Australian Women’s Touch will be battling it out for their share of $100,000 in prizemoney for the charity of their choice.The weekend promises to be a memorable occasion with fashion parades, live musical performances, and non-stop high quality Beach Footy action and entertainment for participants and spectators alike.The event is already gathering mass media exposure with broadcast event partners Nova 96.9 FM, Channel Nine, and News Limited publications such as The Daily Telegraph and the Courier Mail widely advertising the Inaugural tournament and a number of media events occuring to consolidate the tournament’s exposure.Members of the Australian Invitational Beach Footy Team and Australia’s 2007 Women’s Open World Cup Team will attend a photo opportunity Thursday at Maroubra Beach as part of a four page feature on the tournament appearing in the Daily Telegraph Newspaper on Friday 15 December 2006.The Harvey Norman Beach Footy Series will be recorded by Channel Nine and shown in the lead-up to the 2007 NRL Premiership around February and March.The Australian Women’s Invitational Beach Footy team will compete in a six team round robin format over two days. Games will be 15 minutes duration, comprising 2 x 5 minute halves and a 5 minute half-time break.The Women’s team will face off on the sand against four NRL based teams – Maroons, Blues, Young Guns, and Kiwis, as well as a Celebrity team.The Maroons team will feature 2006 “Golden Boot” award winner and Kangaroo Captain Darren Lockyer, and fellow Broncos Brent Tate, the Berrigan brothers Shaun and Barry. and  Melbourne Storm’s Cameron Smith.The Blues will be led by Dragons superstar Mark Gasnier and will feature players such as Matt Cooper, Luke O’Donnell, Willie Mason, and Blues luminaries Brad Fittler and Ryan Girdler. The Young Guns will be captained by Billy Slater, and will have rising stars Travis Burns, Trent Cutler, and Brett Morris amongst their ranks.The Kiwis are sure to bring plenty flair and footwork to the contest with All Black Rugby legends Jerry Collins and Nonu Ma’a leading the way with Nigel Vaagana, and Dave FA’ Alogo, and Tyran Smith set to make their mark.The Celebrity team will be spearheaded by Gordon Tallis, with Lachlan Murdoch, Davis Cup Tennis Captain Wally Masur, newly crowned seven time World champion surfer Layne Beachley, and golfer Peter Lonard gearing up for the tournament challenge.Boxers Kostya Tszyu and  Anthony Mundine, Wallaby Lote Tuquiri, AFL star Nick Reiwoldt and arguably the world’s best Rugby League player of the modern era, Andrew “Joey” Johns are also set to take to the sand. The Women’s Beach Footy team features this country’s brightest up and coming female Touch Football talent.The team is: SKWARKO, Amanda HAMMETT, Belinda 2 6 HULBERT, Alyce 4 1 7 5center_img COOPER, Dearne DOBBINS, Ash BECK, Nicole 8 MARTIN, Giselle (Captain) HOPKIN, Emily 3 The Women’s team will be captained by Giselle Martin (nee Tirado), former Australian Women’s Open dual World Cup winner in 1995 and 1999, and the sport’s pin-up girl of the 1990’s. Still super fit and full of running, ‘Giz’ will provide fantastic leadership, experience, and inspiration to a combination big on potential, skill level, and ability in both attack and defence all over the park.All players are current Youth World Cup representatives, and have been identified as suitable candidates for the National 20 Years Youth Squad preparing for the 2009 FIT Youth World Cup.The players have been selected for their athleticism, skill level, fitness, vision, and team skills, and are regarded as amongst the hottest playing property on the Australian Touch Football scene today.Nicole Beck at 18, is a current member of the National Women’s Open training squad, and made her debut for the New South Wales Women’s Open State of Origin team in 2006.The team also contains 2005 Youth World Cup championship winning 18 Years Mixed representative Belinda Hammett, and 2005 Youth World Cup Player of the Series in the 18 Years Girls division, Emily Hopkin.Beck, Ash Dobbins, and Amanda Skwarko, “The Three Muskateers” from the Southern Suns franchise, bring a wonderful understanding and accord to the mix of players, whilst Alyce “The Rat’ Hulbert and Belinda “Bindoss” Hammett, teammates at club, regional, State and National squad level, bring a similar level of balance and combination to the side.Games will commence at 10.00 am and go through until 4.30pm Saturday 16 December.Round games will recommence Sunday 17 December at 11.00am, with semi-finals at 3.00pm and 3.30pm and the Grand Final commencing at 4.30pm.Further details including the draw and  team composition, will be updated here in coming days.Get down to Maroubra Beach on the weekend for a fantastic festive atmosphere, and to see the young guns of Australian Touch do battle out on the sand against the superstars of the NRL in the Inaugural Harvey Norman Beach Footy Series.last_img read more

first_img Reuters AntwerpOctober 20, 2019UPDATED: October 20, 2019 22:54 IST European Open: Andy Murray poses with the trophy after winning the final (AP Photo)HIGHLIGHTSAndy Murray defeats Stan Wawrinka in three-sets to claim his first ATP title since March 2017Title number 46 for Andy Murray and perhaps his most remarkable achievementMurray beats Stan Wawrinka 6-3 4-6 4-6 to take the European Open 2019 finalAndy Murray claimed his first ATP title for two-and-a-half years as he beat Stan Wawrinka in an engrossing duel in the European Open final in Antwerp on Sunday.Former world number one Murray, who had hip re-surfacing surgery in January in a bid to salvage his career, battled back from a set and a break down to win 3-6 6-4 6-4.In the first final between the pair for 11 years it was 34-year-old Wawrinka, who has also had injury problems, who appeared on course for victory when he had points for a double break in the second set, having powered through the first.But Murray, 32, who seemed set for retirement after losing at this year’s Australian Open, showed his old fighting qualities and no sign of any physical problems as he roared back to claim a 46th career title.The deciding set was littered with service breaks but Murray crucially saved break points at 4-4 and then pounced when Wawrinka served in the next game, sealing the title as his tiring Swiss opponent blazed a forehand wide.”It’s amazing to be back playing against Stan in a final like that, he was playing unbelievable,” Murray, who appeared close to tears at the end, said on court.”I never expected to be in this position so I’m very happy.”Murray’s last title came in Dubai in March 2017 when he was still the top-ranked player in the world.Also Read | Andy Murray in singles final for 1st time since 2017, to face Stan Wawrinka in AntwerpAlso see:advertisementFor sports news, updates, live scores and cricket fixtures, log on to Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for Sports news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byNitin Kumar Tags :Follow Andy MurrayFollow ATP tour Andy Murray edges past Stan Wawrinka to win his 1st ATP tour title in over 2 yearsAndy Murray rallied to beat fellow three-time Grand Slam champion Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 in the European Open final on Sunday.advertisement Nextlast_img read more

first_imgThe Jamaica Manufacturers and Exporters’ Association (JMEA) is targeting the agro-processing subsector as part of measures to boost the country’s exports and enhance gross domestic product (GDP) growth.Executive Director of the entity, Imega Breese McNab, said that players in the agro-processing industry represent the largest cohort of the JMEA membership, “so we see this as a huge potential where we need to improve the linkages between agriculture and the manufacturing sectors, so that we can have higher value-added growth in Jamaica”.“We… need to improve our exports from Jamaica, and this [agro-processing] is one of the subsectors that can do that,” she added.She cited opportunity to tap into the Haitian market, which imports approximately US$2 billion worth of goods and is one of Jamaica’s closest neighbours.Mrs. Breese McNab was speaking at a forum on ‘Business and Trading Opportunities for the Regional Agri-Food Private Sector’ hosted by the JMEA, at its offices in downtown Kingston on Wednesday (January 23).Representatives from various Caribbean territories were in attendance, networking and sharing their experiences, challenges, and suggestions in boosting regional trade.The session included presentations on the topics ‘Targeting the European Union Market via the Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA)’; ‘Revisiting the CARICOM Market, Hurdling the Barriers’; ‘Proposals for the Removal of Non-Tariff Barriers’; and ‘Strategies for Improving Transportation and Logistics’.Inter-American Institute for Cooperation on Agriculture (IICA) representative from St. Lucia, Allister Glean, said he was pleased to participate in the event and to discuss the issues that impede regional trade.Mr. Glean commended the work of the JMEA in Jamaica, and committed to help foster linkages among Caribbean territories to boost opportunities for trade.last_img read more

first_img Additionally, the Minister said the NHF has been instructed to expand its pharmacy outlets to further boost client service delivery. Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the National Health Fund’s (NHF) Vital, Essential and Necessary (VEN) drug list is being revamped as part of cost saving measures. The Minister noted that the NHF currently has over 1,000 categories of drugs on its VEN list, equating to approximately 60 that treat each ailment for which clients source medication. Health Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, says the National Health Fund’s (NHF) Vital, Essential and Necessary (VEN) drug list is being revamped as part of cost saving measures.He said the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) will assist the agency, which falls under his portfolio, to develop a benchmark that guides the purchasing of the requisite quantity of medications to treat ailments.The Minister noted that the NHF currently has over 1,000 categories of drugs on its VEN list, equating to approximately 60 that treat each ailment for which clients source medication.Dr. Tufton said that with the benchmark, this number is expected to be reduced to between six and eight categories per ailment, pointing out that “we could save as much as 25 per cent on the cost of drugs.”Additionally, the Minister said the NHF has been instructed to expand its pharmacy outlets to further boost client service delivery.He was speaking at the NHF’s inaugural open day at the Knutsford Court Hotel in New Kingston on Friday, July 28.Meanwhile, Dr. Tufton announced that a national health insurance policy is to be introduced next year.He indicated that the NHF will play a pivotal role in the policy’s development, adding that details are expected to be unveiled by the 2018/19 fiscal year.The NHF’s open day was used to acknowledge top performing employees and showcase the agency’s achievements. Story Highlightslast_img read more

Rabat – Brussels has the second highest percentage of foreign residents among cities worldwide after Dubai, according to a study from Brussels Jet Pack Center for Analysis. A total of 1.2 million people inhabit Brussels, and six out of 10 of those inhabitants were not born in Belgium. Of those six, two gain Belgian citizenship at some point. Nine percent of non-Belgians in Brussels are from Morocco, making Moroccans the third most present nationality among foreigners after French people and Romanians. Africa is the most common place of origin of non-European migrants living in Brussels at 17% of migrants. Within this population, the migrants are more likely to be from North Africa than other regions on the continent.  There are 184 nationalities represented in Brussels, making it one of the most racially and ethnically diverse cities in the world. Despite this diversity, there is still a high level of segregation. Foreigners from North Africa, Turkey, and the EU all live in different areas of the city. North Africans tend to settle in districts like Molenbeek, Anderlecht, Brussels-City, Saint-Josse, and Schaerbeek. On the other hand, non-Belgian EU citizens prefer to live in the city center or in the municipalities of Saint-Filles, Ixelles, and Etterbeek.Read also: Thousands Protest Hirak Prisoners in BrusselsThe study emphasizes the importance of “ensuring the social inclusion of migrants” as fundamental to the social and cultural development of Brussel’s society. The author recommends that the local government take action to ensure the inclusion of migrants in housing, work, and healthcare. In particular, addressing issues of housing has the potential to reduce the segregation seen throughout the city today. read more

A portion of University Road E. on Brock’s main campus will be closed from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 22.The closure, between Flora Egerter Way and Isaac Brock Blvd. E., will take place to accommodate the Brock University Students’ Union Homecoming Bash taking place at Isaac’s beginning at 11 a.m.The Brock and broader community is reminded that free parking is available in Zone 1 on weekdays after 6 p.m. and all day on weekends. However, parking is prohibited between 2 and 5 a.m. on any day. read more

first_imgThe Coalition for Energy Efficient Comminution (CEEC) has announced a low-cost, interactive Mining Energy Innovation Forum in Santiago, Chile on October 4 at the Hyatt Hotel. “Bringing Chilean mining leaders and industry experts together, this Forum will celebrate Chilean insights and enhance knowledge-sharing in the critical area of energy efficiency in mining and processing.”“CEEC will also share our free, practical Energy Curves tools and case studies of success, and mining leaders will deliver keynote presentations sharing operational insights. Participants will gain insights from a Chilean panel of experts about emerging technologies, and interactively discuss benefits and options to boost productivity and energy efficiency.”Held on Wednesday October 4 in the lead up to PROCEMIN 2017 at the same venue, this half-day Forum gives mining professionals the chance to learn:How Chile has successfully tackled energy challenges in operations, delivering valueThrough panel experts, important energy and water efficient advances and emerging technologies for miningHow free comminution energy curves can help participants target improvement investmentsHow to benchmark, measure and track energy efficiency improvementsOptions to maximise productivity through smart, targeted improvements.This interactive and inspiring Forum will be led by CEEC CEO Alison Keogh and researcher Dr Grant Ballantyne of the University of Queensland’s Sustainable Mineral Institute, who has led development of comminution Energy Curves hosted on CEEC’s website.“Mineral processing can often use up to 50% of the energy consumed on a mine site. Due to limitations imposed by capital and operating cost strategies, operations often have significant capacity to improve. Yet there are some proven, low-risk strategies that improve energy efficiency, reduce costs, increase productivity and profit, and reduce the environmental and social footprint of mining.”CEEC, a not-for-profit, industry-funded organisation, has collaborated with researchers and industry to fund and develop a unique Energy Curve methodology to establish a baseline for current comminution energy productivity, and identify opportunities for improvement. Like the well-known cost curves, Energy Curves enable current performance to be benchmarked against equivalent operations from a large, confidential database. The Energy Curves are now recognised as an important global tool, informed by almost 60% world copper production and over 30% of gold production, along with other commodities.last_img read more

first_imgTHE EUROPEAN COMMISSION is expected to publish results of Europe-wide testing on meat for the presence of horsemeat today.The results of the tests were to be submitted by the European countries by yesterday, 15 April.In February, experts from all member states discussed the Commission’s proposals to test meat and meat products for the presence of horse DNA and to test for the presence of the illegal substance phenylbutazone (bute).The proposals received the support of the majority of member states and were agreed by consensus. Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Simon Coveney said at the time that tje meeting was “another important step in restoring consumer confidence and is a direct result of the Irish Presidency’s initiative to convene the special meeting of Ministers [that week].”The testing of meat and meat products commenced immediately after the decision was made, and was co-funded by the Commission at a rate of 75 per cent for the first month.Results from the first round of tests, to be carried out by the end of March, were to be reported to the Commission by 15 April.As part of the EU-wide coordinated control plan, 50 additional food samples were checked for horse DNA during March in Ireland, including products marketed or labelled as containing beef as a major ingredient such as minced meat, meat products and meat preparations.Last week, it was announced that the Department of Agriculture is to investigate an Irish meat supplier which received horsemeat from a Dutch company that may have distributed as much as 50,000 tonnes of contaminated meat to firms.The unnamed Irish company is one of hundreds across Europe that have been warned they may have been supplied with horse-contaminated meat from the Selten company, which consists of Wiljo Import and Export and Meat Wholesaler Willy Selten.The meat is believed to have been supplied between January 2011 and February 2013 across Europe.This was the latest news in the months-long horsemeat scandal, where meat products were found to contain horsemeat.Read: Coveney: ‘I suspect this isn’t just one rogue trader, it’s broader than that’>last_img read more

first_imgGoogle Street View : le service couvre tous les continents, même l’AntarctiqueMonde – Le géant Google a annoncé vendredi 1er octobre que son logiciel de visualisation des rues Street View couvre désormais tous les continents, y compris l’Antarctique.Depuis vendredi, Street View, l’outil Google fournissant des photos en 3D des rues avec possibilité pour l’internaute de s’y promener virtuellement, offre des vues de l’Antarctique. Évidemment, océan, glace et manchots sont les seuls éléments visibles sur ces nouvelles images. Lancé en 2007 avec des vues de certaines villes américaines, cet outil permet de visualiser n’importe quel endroit du monde à partir d’une carte.Alimenté soit par des photos prises depuis les “Google cars”, les voitures de l’entreprise qui sillonnent le monde, soit par des photos d’amateurs, Street View ne couvre pas les zones stratégiques militaires ou civiles. Il est également l’objet de polémiques concernant la protection de la vie privée, notamment en République tchèque et surtout en Allemagne, où les usagers ont jusqu’au 15 octobre pour demander le floutage de leur domicile sur les images.     Le 4 octobre 2010 à 11:34 • Emmanuel Perrinlast_img read more

first_imgText-based games aren’t as prominent as they used to be back during the early days of PC gaming. Despite being virtually extinct (at least to mainstream gaming audiences), these games do still exist today. One such title is Subsurface Circular. Created by Bithell games (the same developer and publisher behind Thomas Was Alone and Volume), Subsurface Circular was released this past August on Steam. The game contains everything players love about text-based adventures but in a thoroughly modern package. Subsurface Circular was a hit on PC, and it is now available for iPad through the App Store.“Subsurface Circular puts players into the role of a detective stationed on the Subsurface Circular who investigates a series of disappearances among the city’s robotic working class,” reads today’s press release. “Players collect words and phrases, then use them in dialogue puzzles to uncover the world’s secrets and determine its future.”“Traditional media are great at telling short stories, but in games we tend to want to hand the player epics,” said Mike Bithell, founder of Bithell Games. “We set out to create a game that delivers a satisfying experience in one sitting, and the response from players has been incredible.”Subsurface Circular is the first title in a series of “Bithell Shorts.” It is inspired by classic adventure games but has the dialogue systems of modern titles. Bithell Games’ goal with Subsurface Circular was to create a single-session story that “respects players’ time and intelligence.” Besides the game itself, players can enjoy an art gallery where they can check out the work put into the game. There is even an unlockable “BithellBot” that acts as an interactive take on a developer’s commentary.Subsurface Circular is now available for $4.99 on the App Store. The game is designed for iPad running iOS 11 or later.Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img read more

first_imgBoca Juniors have named Gianluigi Buffon as their main target for this summer’s transfer window and have called on Carlos Tevez to assist them in their pursuit of the legendary Italian goalkeeperRadio Continental have reported on Twitter that the Superliga Argentina side have tasked Tevez with the challenge of convincing his former Juventus teammate to swap Turin for Buenos Aires in the summer with Buffon’s career in Europe appearing to have peaked with the Italian’s recent sending off against Real Madrid ending another unsuccessful campaign in the Champions League.AHORA ???????? Lo contamos en el #FútbolContinental, Tevez intentará convencer a @gianluigibuffon para que venga a jugar seis meses a #Boca | ?? AM590 Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.— Radio Continental (@Continental590) 15 April 2018Boca Juniors believe that the veteran goalkeeper can play a critical role in their pursuit of the Copa Libertadores title and are hopeful that Tevez, who shared a close friendship with Buffon at Juventus, can convince his former teammate to take on a new challenge in the twilight stage of his glittering career with the 40 year-old looking set to win another Serie A title this season.last_img read more

first_imgLiverpool midfielder Marko Grujic hopes to stake a claim for a first-team spot when his club faces Manchester United at the International Champions Cup on Sunday.The young midfielder has only made a handful of first team appearances for the Merseyside outfit since signing for them in the summer of 2016.Grujic is keen to show manager Jurgen Klopp he’s ready for a first-team spot starting with the game against United on Sunday.The 22-year-old joined Liverpool from Red Star Belgrade in 2016 but has only appeared 14 times for the club since then.Grujic spent the second half of last season on loan at newly promoted side Cardiff City scoring once in 13 appearances in the Sky Bet Championship.Now back training at Liverpool, Grujic is keen to stay and impress at the club.When asked if he would return to join Cardiff who now play in the Premier League, Grujic said as quoted in Goal:Roberto Firmino, LiverpoolVirgil van Dijk praises Roberto Firmino after Liverpool’s win Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Virgil van Dijk hailed team-mate Roberto Firmino after coming off the bench to inspire Liverpool to a 3-1 comeback win against Newcastle United.“I’ll speak to the manager and Michael Edwards about my situation over the next few weeks.”“I’m a Liverpool player at the time being and I’m keen to show my best to the manager.”Liverpool have already bolstered their midfield with the additions of Naby Keita and Fabinho from RB Leipzig and Monaco respectively.But Grujic isn’t scared in any way by the daunting task at hand.“Everyone knows we’ve added some great players to the midfield position but we’ll see what happens.”“Of cos, I would rather go out on loan than seat on the bench or play with the U-23’s but the final decision rest with the club and the manager.”The Serbian midfielder is hoping to get a chance against Manchester United so as to prove himself.last_img read more

first_img Grand Bahama man pleads guilty in Exuma marijuana bust; four others charged in court Million dollar marijuana drug bust in Exuma Recommended for you Related Items:blue hills, marijuana, police Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, 17 jul 2015 – A second marijuana farm has been unearthed by TCI Police; this time the growing garden was found in Blue Hills in a search yesterday afternoon where 90 cannabis plants, weighing eight pounds were discovered in plant pots. The street value of the suspected marijuana is $36,320. Police explained: “At approximately 4pm yesterday (Thursday 16 July 2015), officers attached to multiple units conducted a systematic search of a bushy area near Maranatha High School in Blue Hills. During the search of that bushy area, police discovered 90 plant pots each containing a Cannabis plant with an average height of three feet.” No one was arrested during the illicit drug raid as reportedly, no one was at the site. Bahamas Police arrest two for armed robbery, 40lbs of ‘ganga’ Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

first_imgCLARK COUNTY — Grant awards worth between $500 and $5,000 are available to local agencies focusing on homelessness and housing.The Nonprofit Network Giving Circle of Clark County Women is offering its annual round of grants. Previous grants have focused on youth and senior citizen needs.“Many people and families are unable to pay market rates for housing,” said giving circle co-chair Sarah Sherington. “Our giving circle intends to learn more about the issue and make targeted investments in this crucial area of need in our community.”Agencies applying for a grant must offer an effective method to address the issue and submit an application by 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22. Download an application at or call 360-735-7110.last_img read more

first_imgOLYMPIA — With organizations spending more than ever to put initiatives before the voters, signature-gatherers are looking to Clark County for support on conservative issues, such as repealing gay marriage.On June 6, Preserve Marriage Washington turned in 247,311 petition signatures to the Secretary of State’s elections office. These signatures — partly collected by paid signature-gatherers — placed R-74 on the November ballot in an effort to repeal the recent law legalizing gay marriage.Of these 247,311 signatures, The Columbian estimates about 19,000 of them, or approximately 7.7 percent, came from Clark County. The estimate is based on the number of Clark County residents found in a quarter of the signatures. The county has about 6.3 percent of the state’s population.Rep. Ed Orcutt, R-Kalama, attributed Clark County’s opposition to gay marriage to the fact that many voters, especially in the northern part of the county, are strong believers in traditional marriage. Orcutt himself signed the petition to get R-74 on the ballot, and said he voted against the law legalizing gay marriage.Conservative leanings in Clark County are growing, he said.“I think over the last few years, the citizens in Clark County have shown they prefer conservative candidates over the liberal ones,” he said.last_img read more

first_imgJoining the line of publishers who are entering the e-commerce space is New York magazine and; they’ve announced a New York City-specific online deals program that is set to launch in May. The program, New York Deals, will work in tandem with partner companies such as Gilt City, zozi, BuyWithMe and Lifebooker. Curated by New York magazine staff, New York Deals will feature a weekly round-up of deals for dining, shopping, spas, activities and events. According to a news release, more than 15,000 users are projected to subscribe to New York Deals, which will be in the form of a weekly email. Serena Torrey, executive director of digital business development with New York magazine’s parent company New York Media, says, “It’s incredibly difficult for busy people to know which email is worth opening and which deal is worth buying, particularly when the businesses featured are unfamiliar…by subscribing to the New York Deals newsletter, New Yorkers will be receiving a short, weekly list of the deals that are most worthy of their attention…” In other e-commerce news, F + W Media has announced that they will be opening their 25th e-commerce store in a joint venture with Hoffman Media. The new store, which will be located at, is set focus on the sewing marketplace. Content will be pulled from the Martha Pullen Co. publication Sew Beautiful Magazine, The School of Art Fashion, PBS TV series and Martha’s Sewing Room (a television series), among others. F +W Media currently has 30 magazine titles, and houses over 350 thousand SKUs over its 25 sites. According to a news release from F + W, e-commerce revenues are up more than 60 percent in year over year comparison.last_img read more