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CPI(M) announces names for two seats in Bengal

first_imgFollowing a day-long meeting of the Left Front in Kolkata on Friday, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) unilaterally declared names of two candidates for two north Bengal Lok Sabha seats. The candidates are Md. Salim for Raiganj in Uttar Dinajpur and Badaruddoza Khan for Murshidabad in Murshidabad district. While the Left Front had won both seats in 2014, the Bengal Congress unit is reluctant to give up these seats in favour of the CPI(M) as part of a proposed ‘no contest’ deal. The parties are still engaged in discussions.last_img

Indian Premier League has nothing to do with water crisis, says Yuvraj Singh

first_imgVeteran India batsman Yuvraj Singh on Thursday said that the cash-rich Indian Premier League (IPL) should not be made responsible for the current water crisis in the state of Maharashtra, adding that the game must go on. (BCCI threatens to pull IPL out of India amid constant water crisis)The Bombay High Court recently directed to shift all Indian Premier League (IPL) matches after April 30 out of drought-hit Maharashtra. The state was originally scheduled to host 20 IPL matches in Mumbai, Nagpur and Pune. All the three cities are facing a severe water crisis. (Also Read: Now High Court questions IPL matches in drought-hit Rajasthan)”I don’t think IPL has got to do anything with what the situations are in India. We play in a sport and try to excel in that. I don’t think there is any reason that IPL should not go on,” the 2007 World Twenty20 and 2011 World Cup winner said at the launch of sportswear company Puma’s bold Tricks collection in Mumbai.”Regarding the permission, it is not my job to say anything, as my job as a cricketer is to play cricket. Whatever venue I go to play, whatever venue we are told to go to play, we will just go out and play,” the 34-year-old added.Yuvraj, who sustained an ankle injury while playing against Australia during the World T20, recently missed first three games for Hyderabad in the ninth edition of the IPL and is hopeful of returning to IPL action against Gujarat Lions on May 6.advertisementlast_img read more

The Ashes: England want clarity on ‘complicated’ Ben Stokes situation, says Andrew Strauss

first_imgThe uncertainty surrounding the fate of suspended all-rounder Ben Stokes is hampering England’s preparations for the upcoming Ashes series in Australia, former skipper Andrew Strauss has said.The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) suspended vice-captain Stokes pending an investigation into an incident outside a Bristol nightclub in September for which he was arrested on suspicion of causing actual bodily harm.He was released without charge but remains under police investigation.England have arrived in Australia without Stokes, who is considered vital to their hopes of retaining the Ashes following their 3-2 victory in 2015.Sickening…Ben Stokes punching on…check out this powerful piece by @paulcochrane https://t.co/pHVkk8zU4Y pic.twitter.com/6tEcjQVQpM- Get ‘Em Onside (@GetEmOnside) September 28, 2017The series begins at the Gabba in Brisbane on November 23 with the fifth and final Test in Sydney from January 4″The situation, in a word, is complicated,” ECB director of cricket Strauss told the BBC.”There’s two different potential disciplinary procedures he has to go through, one is the ECB’s internal one and the other is any potential police action.”Until we know more from the police, it’s very hard for us to put a timeline on anything.”What we all want is clarity on what that situation is and how much cricket he will be missing for England,” the 40-year-old said. “We’re keen to get into that and move this forward but we’re in the hands of the police.”Ben has been and is developing into a world-class cricketer. The fact he’s not out there at the moment is a blow to the England team.”advertisementStrauss is the last captain to lead England to an Ashes win in Australia when they beat the hosts 3-1 in 2010-11. Their last trip to Australia four years ago was nothing short of a disaster as they suffered a humiliating 5-0 whitewash.However, Strauss said that stinging defeat would motivate the current side.”I was involved in a 5-0 drubbing in 2006 and I used that as a very strong base for retribution,” Strauss added.”I’m sure the guys who were there last time and suffered the chastening defeat at the hands of Mitchell Johnson will want to put that right.”last_img read more

IPL 2019: RCB survive Russell-Rana scare to seal victory after Kohli 100

first_imgVirat Kohli smashed a 58-ball hundred, Moeen Ali hit a 28-ball 66 and Dale Steyn picked x wickets as Royal Challengers Bangalore defeated Kolkata Knight Riders by 10 runs to win only their 2nd match of the 2019 Indian Premier League.KKR were reduced to 79 for 4 off 11.5 overs and it looked like it was all over for the hosts before Niitsh Rana (85 not out) and Andre Russell (65) kept them alive till the last over of the innings. The two added 118 off 8 overs but Moeen Ali kept his calm in the final over to deny the Knight Riders.RCB had won only 1 out of 8 matches this season before the game at the Eden Gardens on Friday. To make matters worse for them, AB de Villiers was ruled out even as Dale Steyn returned to play for the Royal Challengers after 9 years. Kolkata Knight Riders, who had chased down a 200 plus total in Bengaluru against RCB on April 5, were overwhelming favourites. | KKR vs RCB – Live score |That’s that from Kolkata.The @RCBTweets win by 10 runs to register their second win of the season.#KKRvRCB pic.twitter.com/Jy0Bo476LoIndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 19, 2019After KKR decided to bowl, RCB lost Parthiv Patel and Askhdeep Nath by the 9th over.At the half-way stage, were 70 for 2 and Virat Kohli was batting on 35 off 29 balls.RCB would go on to plunder 143 runs off the next 10 overs. Moeen Ali would score 57 of those while Kohli would get 65 to bring up his 5th IPL hundred. Only Chris Gayle has more IPL centuries.advertisementMoeen Ali started the run riot with 3 sixes and 2 fours off Kuldeep Yadav’s final over as the chinaman bowler ended in tears. Once Moeen fell to Kuldeep on the final ball of his spell, Virat Kohli took over. He had reached his 50 off 40 balls but the next 17 balls produced another 50. @RCBTweets #VIVOIPL pic.twitter.com/3oFjbfJ5E1 IndianPremierLeague (@IPL) April 19, 2019Virat Kohli fell to Harry Gurney off the final ball of the RCB innings but by then he had produced an IPL masterclass. RCB have been the favourite whipping boys this summer but Kohli’s innings evoked memories of 2016 when he hit 4 hundreds to help his team through to the final.When Dale Steyn last played for RCB, Virat Kohli was yet to play Test cricket and he was nowhere the superstar he is today. On Friday, Steyn made a memorable comeback for the Royal Challengers when he removed dangerous KKR opener Chris Lynn in his 1st over and young Shubman Gill in his 3rd.In between, Navdeep Saini got rid of Sunil Narine and KKR’s chase was rocked. Robin Uthappa trudged along to 9 before Marcus Stoinis dismissed him with a change of pace.Nitish Rana, in at No.5, offered a fight but it was down to Andre Russell at the end.The asking rate was climbing steeply before Andre Russell switched to beast mode. He hit Yuzvendra Chahal for 3 successive sixes in his 3rd over and KKR were suddenly in the chase with 93 off the last 5 overs. It was tough but with Russell in the middle, certainly possible.If Russell scared RCB’s bowlers, Nitish Rana did not make life any easier for them. He hit Navdeep Saini for 2 sixes and a four in his final over and brought up his 8th IPL fifty.Kolkata Knight Riders had lost 3 matches in a row before Friday and they were in no mood to go down without a fight especially at home. After being reduced to 79 for 4 off 11.5 overs, KKR stayed alive in a mammoth chase thanks only to Nitish Rana and Andre Russell. Virat Kohli was under pressure and his bowlers were under the pump.KKR needed 61 off the last 3 overs and it was as good a time as any to bring Dale Steyn back for his final over. Nitish Rana hit 2 sixes and a four to bring it down to 43 off the final 2 overs for the Knight Riders.Marcus Stoinis was entrusted with the penultimate over and he started off well – bowling 3 dot balls to Russell. Just when RCB thought they had it in the bag, Russell hit 3 sixes off the final 3 balls. Russell blazed away to his fifty off 21 balls and KKR needed 24 off the final over bowled by Moeen Ali.Nitish Rana faced the first ball. No run. A single came off the next. Andre Russell smashed the the third ball for six but he missed the fourth ball as RCB wrapped up a thrilling victory.Also Read | Virat Kohli hits 5th Indian Premier League hundred, 1st since 2016Also Read | Virat, you little biscuit: AB de Villiers reacts after Kohli’s 5th IPL hundredAlso Read | Kuldeep Yadav breaks down after Moeen Ali onslaught at Eden Gardensadvertisementlast_img read more

Ahead of World Cup clash against India, Pakistani adverts mock Abhinandan Varthaman’s capture

first_imgAn advertisement aired by a Pakistan TV channel ahead of the clash between India and Pakistan in the ongoing ICC World Cup 2019 received severe backlash on social media. The advert showed a character appearing to mock Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman.The 33-second video, featuring the promotional advertisement, is being circulated on social media vehemently with a section of the internet slamming Pakistan’s Jazz TV, which released the clip. In the video, a person, dressed in the jersey of the Indian cricket team, is seen sipping tea during what appears to be a round of interrogation.The internet has drawn comparisons between the person featuring in the advert and Abhinandan Varthaman – considering he is seen sporting the Indian Air Force pilot’s signature handlebar moustache. What irked netizens is that the person repeated Abhinandan’s statement: “I’m sorry, I am not supposed to tell you this” every time he was asked questions about India’s playing technique and the team’s strategy if it wins the toss.The manner in which the person was seen sipping tea in the commercial is also similar to Abhinandan – a fact that the internet pointed out. As the person leaves, he is told by the interrogator, “Ek second ruko! Cup kahan leke ja raho ho? (Wait a second! Where are you taking the cup?).” Cup, in this case, refers to the trophy as the word was used as a pun.Watch:Jazz TV advt on #CWC19 takes the Indo-Pak air duel to new level. It uses the air duel over Nowshera and Wing Co Abhinandan Varthaman’s issue as a prop. @IAF_MCC @thetribunechd @SpokespersonMoD @DefenceMinIndia pic.twitter.com/30v4H6MOpUadvertisementAjay Banerjee (@ajaynewsman) June 11, 2019Moreover, a Pakistani tea brand also used footage featuring Abhinandan in its advert.Abhinandan is a favorite one in Pak and in our country people are asking for proof… Watch it…Tapal Tea is a Pakistani major tea brand based in Karachi, Pakistan. pic.twitter.com/xdM6E55kfJSunit Jain (@sunitpanna) March 5, 2019The internet is furious, needless to mention, while some other responded to the commercials with cutting ripostes.Let them keep the ‘chai ka cup’ only, we’ll get the World CupMainak Mitra (@tweetsbyMainak) June 11, 2019Lo jitna cup lena hai le lo… Baaki World cup to hum le hi lenge pic.twitter.com/KUKq9neW2YVijay Sharma (@itsVijayy) June 11, 2019It means , even Pakistan believe that cup India leke jane vala haiAnkit Yadav (@ankit6_7) June 11, 2019Someone pls give them a cup of teaanju aherwal (@AherwalAnju) June 11, 2019@PCBLive_PK u will get all the answers after the match!arsudhindra (@arsudhindra) June 11, 2019Abhinandan Varthaman was captured on February 27 as he prevented Pakistani jets’ intrusion into the Indian air space. For 60 hours, Abhinandan was in Pakistani military’s custody and was released as a “goodwill gesture” by Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan.ALSO READ | Telugu woman films herself singing Padipoya. Has an epic fall. Watch TikTok viral videoALSO WATCH | Couple goes high on PDA on a bike on Delhi roads. Watch videolast_img read more

Rooney morphs into Europe’s most efficient attacker

first_imgWayne Rooney Resurgent Rooney has Europe’s best shot-conversion record Jamie Smith 23:20 12/14/17 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Wayne Rooney Getty Images Premier League Everton Liverpool v Everton Having scored five goals in his last four Premier League appearances, the Everton man tops Europe’s shot-conversion charts Wayne Rooney has helped restore a smile on the face of Everton fans, and the former Manchester United striker boasts the best shot-conversion rate in Europe’s top five leagues this season.The former England captain has hit five goals in his past four Premier League appearances, including the winner in his side’s 1-0 victory at Newcastle United on Wednesday.Everton consequently made it 10 points from a possible 12 as part of their resurgence under Sam Allardyce, and Rooney — who returned to Goodison Park in July after a 13-year spell at Manchester United, where he became the record goalscorer in the club’s history — has another reason to smile. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Rooney’s shot-conversion rate stands at 37.5 per cent, the forward having hit nine Premier League goals from his 24 efforts so far this season.24 shots…9 goals…Wayne Rooney’s shot-conversion rate of 37.5% is the best in Europe’s top five leagues.No wonder Big Sam is smiling at Everton!#PremierLeague #EFC pic.twitter.com/ZwSAaPLyOE— Omnisport (@OmnisportNews) December 14, 2017In second place behind Rooney is Monaco’s Radamel Falcao, with 14 goals from 42 shots for a shot conversion rate of 33 per cent, while Real Betis forward Antonio Sanabria has the same figure thanks to his seven LaLiga goals from 21 shots.Other strikers of note in the top 10 include Inter captain Mauro Icardi (30.77 per cent) and Paris Saint-Germain’s Edinson Cavani (30.36 per cent).Furthermore, Rooney has converted 33.3 per cent of his shots from open play in the Premier League this season – his highest total to date – after slipping to a career-low of 6.1 per cent shots from open play converted into goals at United last season.33.3% – Wayne Rooney has converted 33.3% of his shots from open play in the Premier League this season (7/21); better than any previous league campaign. His worst ratio was in 2016-17 at Manchester United (6.1%). Revitalised. pic.twitter.com/LESiyCCv3T— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 14, 2017 Check out Goal’s Premier League 2019-20 fantasy football podcast for game tips, debate and rivalries.last_img read more

Moeen Ali says he won’t change the way he plays in Australia ODI series

first_imgMoeen Ali has promised to remain a free spirit with the bat during England’s series with Australia and the all-rounder has no regrets about the shot that caused his demise against Scotland.Moeen looked to have steered Eoin Morgan’s side to their target of 372 at the Grange on Sunday, only to pick out long-on when attempting to hit the left-arm spinner Mark Watt over the rope going for a fourth six in his innings of 46 from No 7. Share on Pinterest Share on Twitter Australia cricket team Nathan Lyon Share on WhatsApp Australia sport Share on Messenger Support The Guardian England agree to Australian handshakes as Tim Paine seeks to repair image Scotland went on to a famous six-run victory, but Moeen will continue to play his way and is feeling in form after hitting 114 from 75 balls for Worcestershire against Warwickshire in the Royal London Cup last week.“When shots are going for six and you’re playing well, everyone is trying to big you up,” he said. “Mis‑hit one, get out, all the negative people come out. I’m going to keep enjoying how I bat, I feel like I’ve found a bit of rhythm.“In an ideal world, you knock the runs off and win the game. The ball was there and I just mis‑hit it. From my point of view it’s best not to have any doubt. I will stay true to myself.”The one-day series with Australia could at some stage pit Moeen against Nathan Lyon, who removed him seven times in 10 innings during the Ashes. The Cricket Australia website recently ran a feature entitled “How Lyon made Moeen his bunny” in which the off-spinner detailed how inside information from Moeen’s Worcestershire team‑mates Brett D’Oliveira and Ben Cox helped him to set plans.Moeen’s response? “If you look at a few of my dismissals, you’d probably know that anyway. It doesn’t take Einstein to work that out. He bowled really well, got me out a few times. But you don’t get medals for getting guys out all the time. Who cares? I found him difficult in Australia but one-day cricket is different. And I’m in a different mindset to what I was then.” … we have a small favour to ask. More people, like you, are reading and supporting the Guardian’s independent, investigative journalism than ever before. And unlike many news organisations, we made the choice to keep our reporting open for all, regardless of where they live or what they can afford to pay.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. At a time when factual information is a necessity, we believe that each of us, around the world, deserves access to accurate reporting with integrity at its heart.Our editorial independence means we set our own agenda and voice our own opinions. Guardian journalism is free from commercial and political bias and not influenced by billionaire owners or shareholders. This means we can give a voice to those less heard, explore where others turn away, and rigorously challenge those in power.We hope you will consider supporting us today. We need your support to keep delivering quality journalism that’s open and independent. Every reader contribution, however big or small, is so valuable. Support The Guardian from as little as $1 – and it only takes a minute. Thank you. Share on Facebook Topics Since you’re here… Moeen Ali Read more Share via Email news Share on LinkedIn Cricket Reuse this content England cricket teamlast_img read more

What’s become of Liverpool’s legendary 2005 team?

first_imgLiverpool Liverpool’s Istanbul heroes in Champions League – where are Reds’ winners now? Cady Siregar 06:00 5/23/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) Luis Garcia Liverpool 2005 UEFA Champions League Final Getty Liverpool UEFA Champions League Ahead of Liverpool’s clash with Real Madrid in the final of the Champions League, we take a look at what became of their star players It’s a tale permanently lodged in football lore – Liverpool, who were massive underdogs heading into the Champions League final of 2005 against AC Milan anyway – staging the most historic of comebacks after being 3-0 down by half-time. A Steven Gerrard masterclass started a four-minute spell that saw the Reds score three goals, equalising the scoreline until penalties, and ultimately brought the European Cup to Anfield for the fifth time. As Liverpool gear up to face Real Madrid in next weekend’s Champions League final, we take a look at some of the Istanbul heroes 13 years later.last_img read more

14th Australian Masters Games

first_imgApproximately 8,000 people will travel to Geelong over the next week to take part in the 14th Australian Masters Games. Touch Football is one of 40 sports on offer at the event, with the Touch Football component of the event being held from Sunday, 6 October through to Wednesday, 9 October. The Touch Football competition will see two divisions compete – Men’s and Mixed – at King Lloyd Reserve in Geelong. To keep up-to-date with all of the latest news and results from the Australian Masters Games, please click on the link below:www.australianmastersgames.com.au.  Related LinksAustralian Masters Gameslast_img

A New Report About Urban Meyer, Aaron Hernandez Has Surfaced

first_imgA closeup of Urban Meyer during an Ohio State football game.GLENDALE, AZ – JANUARY 01: Head coach Urban Meyer of the Ohio State Buckeyes on the sidelines during the BattleFrog Fiesta Bowl against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)Urban Meyer has been making headlines this week, as the Ohio State head coach returns to the Buckeyes in full-time capacity following his three-game suspension following the investigation into his handling of former assistant coach Zach Smith.Today, Meyer is once again making headlines, but this time, it’s for something in his past.The former Florida Gators coach reportedly warned NFL teams against drafting former star tight end Aaron Hernadez, whose past doesn’t need to be explained at this point.The quote comes from Ian O’Connor’s new book, Belichick: The Making of the Greatest Football Coach of All Time. It details a conversation Meyer had with an unnamed NFL coach.From the book:While coaching the University of Florida, Urban Meyer warned at least one NFL team that it should not draft his talented but troubled tight end, Aaron Hernandez. Meyer told that team, “Look, this guy’s a hell of a football player, but he f—ing lies to beat the system and teaches all our other guys to beat the system. With the marijuana stuff, we’ve never caught this guy, but we know he’s doing it. … Don’t f—ing touch that guy.” An official with that NFL team said he was taken aback when Meyer’s friend, Belichick, drafted Hernandez in the fourth round. “I never understood that,” the official said.Hernandez, of course, went on to be drafted by the Patriots. He had a promising NFL career before later going to prison and later dying.Meyer, meanwhile, is set to return to the sideline on Saturday against Tulane.last_img read more

A Veteran College Football WR Is Transferring

first_imgA general view during the game between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies.EUGENE, OR – OCTOBER 08: A general view during the game between the Oregon Ducks and the Washington Huskies on October 8, 2016 at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Oregon. The Huskies defeated the Ducks 70-21. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)Tabari Hines enrolled at Oregon as a graduate transfer before this season. He spent his first three seasons at Wake Forest.Now, Hines is on the move again. He is taking advantage of the NCAA’s new redshirt rule to transfer out of Oregon after playing in four games this season.Hines will be immediately eligible next season, wherever he goes. As a Duck, he recorded three catches for 32 yards and a touchdown.Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal confirmed Hines’ departure earlier today.Mario Cristobal just said on conference call that Tabari Hines has left the program and will transfer to another school to play next year.— Steve Mims (@SteveMims_RG) November 13, 2018For his career, Hines has made 126 receptions for 1,528 yards and 14 touchdowns.Oregon will continue its 2018 season at home this Saturday against Arizona State. Kickoff is set for 10:30 p.m. ET.The game will be broadcast on the Pac-12 Network.last_img read more

Provincial Government Offices Delay Opening Today March 19

first_imgProvincial government offices in Cape Breton County, Richmond, Victoria, Hants, and Halifax counties, including Halifax Metro will delay opening today, March 19, until 10 a.m. due to the winter storm. Offices in Pictou, Colchester, Cumberland, Antigonish, Guysborough, and Inverness counties will delay opening until noon. Conditions will be reassessed at 11 a.m. and an announcement regarding reopening made shortly after. All other provincial government offices will open as usual. -30-last_img

As host of UN hub against Ebola Ghana calls for cooperated efforts

We cannot afford to let fear keep us away, the President of Ghana today told the United Nations General Assembly calling for a sustained, coordinated international effort to stem the outbreak of the Ebola virus which he calls a “disease of isolation.” “Ebola is a problem that belongs to the world because it is a disease that knows no boundaries,” said President John Dramani Mahama of Ghana, whose capital will be the base of operations for activities geared toward containing the disease. Accra will be the headquarters for the recently established UN Mission for Ebola Emergency Response (UNMEER), with offices in the three main affected countries: Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. In parallel to today’s high-level speeches in the renovated General Assembly Hall, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is meeting with world leaders to ramp up the response to the outbreak. The disease is believed to have killed more than 2,800 people. “What makes Ebola so dangerous is that the virus dares us to compromise the impulses that exist at the very core of our humanity: our impulse to comfort one another with love; to care for each other with the healing power of touch; and, to maintain the dignity of our loved ones even in death with a public funeral and properly marked grave,” Mr. Mahama said. The UN World Health Organization (WHO) predicts that if the outbreak is not controlled, the number of cases could rise to 20,000 by as early as November. Yet despite the dire statistics, he said: “We cannot afford to let fear keep us away. We cannot afford to let it compromise the very impulses that not only define but retain our humanity. We must erase the stigma.”Mr. Mahama, who visited the three impacted countries last week in his capacity as chair of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), noted that even before the outbreak, these countries lacked professional medical workers. He also noted that just as Ebola was able to freely pass through West African borders, so could drugs, arms, human traffickers and terrorists, and called for greater cooperation and coordination to conquer common threats. read more

Ohio State womens basketball uses strong second half to beat Michigan 6150

Ohio State junior guard Raven Ferguson (31) dribbles the ball during a game against Old Dominion Nov. 22 at the Schottenstein Center in Columbus, Ohio. OSU won, 75-60.Four players scored in double figures for the Ohio State women’s basketball team Thursday, as the Buckeyes took down Michigan, 61-50, in Ann Arbor, Mich.OSU (13-9, 3-3) was led in scoring by junior guard Raven Ferguson, who came off the bench to score 16 points on 7-14 shooting.The game started off much like the first meeting between the two squads, which took place on Jan. 5, in Columbus, as the Buckeyes once again shot poorly from the field in the first half – just 28.6 percent.The Buckeyes found their stride in the second half.OSU shot an impressive 60 percent from the field in the game’s final 20 minutes, while holding the Wolverines to 29.4 percent shooting.Despite being outrebounded and turning the ball over 18 times, the Buckeyes’ reserves dominated, as junior guard Maleeka Kynard and Ferguson combined for 28 of OSU’s 30 bench points while Michigan only received six points from their bench.Kynard, who averages just 14.2 minutes per game this season, played a career high 31 minutes and tied a career-high with 12 points in the win.Likely due to her improved play of late, senior center Ashley Adams earned a start over fellow senior center Darryce Moore and was one rebound shy of a double-double, recording 11 points and nine rebounds in the Buckeye victory. It was Adams’ eighth start of the season.Sophomore guard Ameryst Alston, who leads the team in scoring this season with 17 points per game, scored just 11 points, seven of which came at the free throw line.Michigan was led in scoring by junior guard Shannon Smith who scored a game-high 17 points.The Buckeyes will attempt to keep the momentum from win over their rival going Sunday, as they are scheduled to play Michigan State (12-7, 4-2) at 12:30 p.m. read more

Aircraft refuelling for remote mine sites

first_imgHigh-pressure aviation refuelling system now being used in miningOriginally designed for use by military forces, SEI Industries’ High-Pressure Aviation Refueling System (HPARS) is now available for commercial use.  The first company to purchase an HPARS is using it in a mining application on Baffin Island in Canada’s far north.Best defined as a durable, portable method of fueling and de-fueling jet fuel to and from aircraft and fuel tanker trucks, the HPARS uses a self-priming centrifugal pump driven by an electric motor with filtration provided by a horizontal filter separator (per API 1581 5th).Rated for a maximum flow rate of 750 litres per minute, the HPARS system controls fuel flow via a manually operated globe valve while a flow meter measures the amount of fuel delivered.The system includes several safety features; it’s explosion proof (as per the Canadian electrical code), incorporates easy-to-use emergency stop buttons and controls that can be operated with large winter gloves and provides a deadman switch that can be used by operators during refueling.  Fire extinguishers and a small spill kit are also included.Contained in a steel weatherproof enclosure with its own lighting system, the HPARS is ready for deployment anywhere in the world.last_img read more

Igor Vori about last EHF F4 and Croatia London is the TOP

HSV HandballIgor Vori ← Previous Story TRAGEDY: Bernd and Reinhard Methe die in car accident Next Story → Ahlm suffers knee injury – Dragicevic will get a chance One of the best line player of the last decade in the handball world, Igor Vori (31) talks for Balkan-Handball.com about his future in the national team, season with HSV and “lost battle” in Koln at EHF F4 last May…– I see Olympic Games in London as the TOP of my career. That would be our third OG. Since Portugal, just three or 4 players from my generation stay in the NT. Some days ago, I watched some TV story about London, Olympic village and I said – “You will do everything to be there next summer”, but I don’t want to go there as a tourist. Croatia wants to win medal, all sportsmen want that – admit Vori and add:– I read an interview with Michael Schumacher. He won everything in FORMULA 1, but he said: “That is ok, but I wish to see the Olympic Games”. When he said that, then…What is happening with HSV? You are playing bad, THW Kiel has 4 points more…–Unfortunately, some bad things happened. We change the coach, get new philosophy, most of the players spent 8 years with Schwalb. It was fantastic to work with him, we totally adapt in that system. Now, came a new coach, he changed some principles of our game. After that, we stay without 5 injured players and had to buy some new players. In one moment we stayed without left handed player. At the beginning, we had away matches in Berlin, Mannheim, Kiel won everything and has 4 points more…We spoke in Koln after F4 matches last May. In that statement you said that “five days celebration” of Bundesliga title on Mayorka 10 days before hasn’t influence on your bad performances at F4. Did you change your opinnion six months later?– Did I change? Yes, that days of relaxation has impact on our bad performances. We had five days of vacation. Our primary goals for the last season was Bundesliga champions title. Everything else wasn’t important. We lost German Cup also, but nobody told as even a word. Only Bundesliga games were our focus. We had some special pressure from our fans, media, etc. Season before, we had title in our hands, but we lost stupid. When we got title, we stay “empty”. Club has one goal and we done that. However, tomorrow is a new day. I think that we have very good chances to get ticket for F4 in Koln once again. In these two days, everything is possible. You saw Danijel Saric from F.C Barcelona last May. He had 50 saves in two days. Who can guarantee that such a kind of performance can be repeated… read more

Women claim alleged rape victim lied in Theophanous hearing

first_img Facebook Twitter: @NeosKosmos Instagram Two women, who were alleged to have received phone calls from the woman who is the alleged rape victim in the Theophanous hearing during and after the incident, have denied ever receiving the calls.Their denial runs contrary to evidence by the alleged victim earlier in the week claiming that she called several friends after the alleged incident to tell them she was distressed by an encounter with Mr Theophanous.The Age reports that the two women had no memory of any calls and that they would have remembered if they had received calls from the alleged victim.One of the two women also said that she ended the friendship because the woman was trying to force her to give false evidence against the state Labor MP.She wanted me to help her out with the case,” the woman said. “She was coaching me to say things. She was asking me to give false evidence.”The court also heard about a series of letters and emails betweee the alleged victim and the  women. One of the women denied the legitimacy of the emails supposed exchanged between them while the other said that the first she heard of the alleged rape was when a lawyer acting for the alleged victim rang her to discuss providing a statement for a civil case.The two women gave evidence today after the court heard the alleged victim was not well enough to continue with her evidence. The committal hearing continues tomorrow where the alleged victim is expected to resume giving her evidence.last_img read more

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ASA Introduces New Class of DuPont Young Leaders

first_imgSt. Louis, MO (December 13, 2017) The 34th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young leaders recently began their leadership journey at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa.The Johnston training session was the first phase of a program designed to identify new and aspiring leaders within the agriculture community and provide them with opportunities to enhance their skills and network with other growers. Representatives from 19 states and Canada participated in the program.“The Young Leader Program has had a tremendous impact on not only ASA but all of agriculture. We are very thankful for DuPont making this program possible,” said ASA President and Roseville, Illinois farmer Ron Moore. “The Young Leader program provides training in key leadership areas and allows participants to form lasting relationships with growers from across the country. This strengthens our industry and allows us to work collaboratively in our local, state and national organizations.”The 2018 Young Leaders are: James Wray (AR); Jonathan Snow (DE); Rick Dickerson (DE); Joshua Plunk (IL); Chris Steele (IN); Chris Gaesser & Shannon Lizakowski (IA); Kevin & Kim Kohls (KS); Jared & Kimy Nash (KS); Clay & Lindsey Wells (KY); Caleb Frey (LA); Walter & Kristen Grezaffi (LS); Brian & Michelle Washburn (MI); Scott & Polly Wilson (MI); Adam Guetter (MN); James Locke (MS); Tyler Clay (MS); Dane Diehl & Erica Wagenknecht (MO); Kevin & Heather Kucera (NE); Scott Langemeier (NE); Philip Sloop (NC); Logan Ferry (ND); Justin Cowman (OH); Kevin & Brianna Deinert (SD); Jordan & Samantha Scott (SD); Charlie Roberts (TN); AJ Teal (TN) Pat Mullooly (WI); Tanner Johnson (TN); and Ann & Jeff Vermeersch (Ontario, Canada).“It was a privilege to meet this year’s class of DuPont Young Leaders and talk with them about the challenges and opportunities facing American agriculture,” said Bart Baudler, Commercial Unit Lead – North & West. “We look forward to watching them continue to develop their leadership skills throughout the remaining parts of the program.”This year’s class of Young Leaders will complete their training Feb. 25 – March 1, 2018, in Anaheim, California, with training held in conjunction with the annual Commodity Classic Convention and Trade Show.The 34th DuPont Young Leader Class with ASA President John Heisdorffer, ASA Chairman Ron Moore and DuPont’s Matt Rekeweg.last_img read more

Cisco International and Samsung UK to speak at Employee Benefits Connect

first_imgCisco International, Samsung UK and Standard Chartered Bank are among the organisations speaking at Employee Benefits Connect 2016, which will take place at the Lancaster Hotel London on 9 March 2016.Speakers include Joanna Bean, head of reward, UK and Ireland at Samsung, who will discuss how employers can use technology to capture their imagination of their talent pool. She will also examine why employee feedback is so imperative, how employers can embrace workplace culture, and provide a case study on the use of technology at Samsung.Meanwhile, Adam Brooke, international benefits manager at Standard Chartered Bank, will talk through the UK’s rising eldercare demands, and how organisations can offer support and advice to employees.In addition, Dame Carol Black, expert advisor on health and work for the Department of Health, will look at what employers can do to tackle the stigma of mental ill-health in the workplace.See more information and register to attendlast_img