Del Bosque backs Lopetegui to succeed at Real Madrid

18 Sep 2019

first_imgFormer Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque has backed his successor Julen Lopetegui to be a success at Real Madrid following his appointment as the new head coachThe European champions stunned the football world on Tuesday evening by announcing that they had appointed Lopetegu as Zinedine Zidane’s replacement for next season on a three-year deal.The 51-year-old will continue with his duties as the head coach of Spain for the World Cup and will officially begin his new role at the Santiago Bernabeu afterwards.And Del Bosque, who himself used to be in charge of Real, is confident that his compatriot will be up to the task of leading the Spanish giants.Sergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.“I am convinced that Lopetegui will do the same role, it will not affect him,” he told Onda Cero, via Goal.Del Bosque, who led Spain to the European and World championships in his time in charge of the national side, is pleased that Real have chosen a Spaniard as their new manager.He added: “I always lean towards the Spanish coaches. I think Lopetegui is ready to train Real Madrid.”Lopetegui will begin his final games in charge for Spain this week with the side set to face their Iberian neighbours Portugal on Friday in their Group B opener.last_img read more

first_imgFormer Spain boss Vicente Del Bosque has backed his successor Julen Lopetegui to be a success at Real Madrid following his appointment as the new head coachThe European champions stunned the football world on Tuesday evening by announcing that they had appointed Lopetegu as Zinedine Zidane’s replacement for next season on a three-year deal.The 51-year-old will continue with his duties as the head coach of Spain for the World Cup and will officially begin his new role at the Santiago Bernabeu afterwards.And Del Bosque, who himself used to be in charge of Real, is confident that his compatriot will be up to the task of leading the Spanish giants.Sergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.“I am convinced that Lopetegui will do the same role, it will not affect him,” he told Onda Cero, via Goal.Del Bosque, who led Spain to the European and World championships in his time in charge of the national side, is pleased that Real have chosen a Spaniard as their new manager.He added: “I always lean towards the Spanish coaches. I think Lopetegui is ready to train Real Madrid.”Lopetegui will begin his final games in charge for Spain this week with the side set to face their Iberian neighbours Portugal on Friday in their Group B opener.last_img read more

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Chelsea set £50m asking price for Courtois

18 Sep 2019

first_imgChelsea have reportedly set an asking price in the region of £50m for goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois amid interest from Real Madrid, claims the Daily MailThe Belgium international had previously spent three successful loan seasons at Atletico Madrid and has never hidden his desire to return to the Spanish capital in the future due to his young children currently residing there.Courtois is now entering the final 12 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge and Chelsea are now considering whether to sell him now or receive nothing next summer.The 26-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to Real since the beginning of the year with the European champions looking for an upgrade on Keylor Navas.Tammy Abraham, ChelseaChelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.“I have a certain preference, I already have ideas in my head, but I have moved everything until after the World Cup,” Courtois said recently.“My children are the most important thing for me: I now have one and a half years less contact with Chelsea, FaceTime is beautiful, but seeing them grow up is something else, so my children will play an important role in my decision.”Chelsea have since been linked with moves for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland and AS Roma’s Alisson, who has also been linked with a move to Real this summer.last_img read more

first_imgChelsea have reportedly set an asking price in the region of £50m for goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois amid interest from Real Madrid, claims the Daily MailThe Belgium international had previously spent three successful loan seasons at Atletico Madrid and has never hidden his desire to return to the Spanish capital in the future due to his young children currently residing there.Courtois is now entering the final 12 months of his contract at Stamford Bridge and Chelsea are now considering whether to sell him now or receive nothing next summer.The 26-year-old has been strongly linked with a move to Real since the beginning of the year with the European champions looking for an upgrade on Keylor Navas.Tammy Abraham, ChelseaChelsea hat-trick hero Tammy Abraham hopes for more Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Tammy Abraham hopes this season will be his big breakthrough at Chelsea after firing his first hat-trick for the club in Saturday’s 5-2 win at Wolves.“I have a certain preference, I already have ideas in my head, but I have moved everything until after the World Cup,” Courtois said recently.“My children are the most important thing for me: I now have one and a half years less contact with Chelsea, FaceTime is beautiful, but seeing them grow up is something else, so my children will play an important role in my decision.”Chelsea have since been linked with moves for Stoke City goalkeeper Jack Butland and AS Roma’s Alisson, who has also been linked with a move to Real this summer.last_img read more

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Harry Maguire looking forward to facing Man Utd

18 Sep 2019

first_imgLeicester City defender Harry Maguire can’t wait to get started against Manchester United in Friday’s season-openerThe 25-year-old had been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer following his impressive displays for England at the World Cup that saw the national side reach the last four of the competition for the first time since 1990.While Maguire was believed to have been keen on moving to United this summer, a move failed to materialise with Leicester boss Claude Puel even mocking the media about it afterwards.But the Maguire has put the setback behind him and is now looking forward to facing the Red Devils for the 2018/19 Premier League opener on Friday night.“Can’t wait for the season tomorrow,” he wrote on social media last night.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding ar Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…Maguire incidentally scored a late equaliser for Leicester the last time the two sides met in December 2017.Can’t wait for the season to start tomorrow. ⚽️?? #lcfc— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) August 9, 2018last_img read more

first_imgLeicester City defender Harry Maguire can’t wait to get started against Manchester United in Friday’s season-openerThe 25-year-old had been strongly linked with a move to Old Trafford all summer following his impressive displays for England at the World Cup that saw the national side reach the last four of the competition for the first time since 1990.While Maguire was believed to have been keen on moving to United this summer, a move failed to materialise with Leicester boss Claude Puel even mocking the media about it afterwards.But the Maguire has put the setback behind him and is now looking forward to facing the Red Devils for the 2018/19 Premier League opener on Friday night.“Can’t wait for the season tomorrow,” he wrote on social media last night.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding ar Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…Maguire incidentally scored a late equaliser for Leicester the last time the two sides met in December 2017.Can’t wait for the season to start tomorrow. ⚽️?? #lcfc— Harry Maguire (@HarryMaguire93) August 9, 2018last_img read more

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Andreas Christensen admits Chelsea future is uncertain

18 Sep 2019

first_imgChelsea defender Andreas Christensen concedes that things aren’t looking good for him after slipping down the pecking order at the clubThe Denmark international is yet to make a single appearance in any of Chelsea’s opening eight Premier League games this season under new coach Maurizio Sarri.The Italian has started Christensen in Chelsea’s Europa League and Carabao Cup games, but the 22-year-old admits that his patience could be tested further down the line.“Right now, it’s not a good season for me, but I have to find some way to get back on. How? I do not know, but it’s up to me to figure that out,” Christensen told BT.“But right now it looks hard. We have good results and we play super football, which only makes it harder. It’s hard for me personally, but for the team, it looks great.”Christensen had to wait for a chance in his two-year loan spell with Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach and has been touted for another loan move in January.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.He added: “I cannot show so much patience again. I’m 22 years old and I really want to play.“In the last three seasons I’ve played a big role for the teams I have been with, so it’s clear that I cannot see myself staying if my current situation continues in the future.“It’s too early to talk about change for now, and when that might happen, but it’s clear that this is not a good situation for me.”Christensen had a breakthrough campaign under former coach Antonio Conte last season at Chelsea and made 40 appearances in all competitions.The Dane was awarded the Blues’ Young Player of the Year award.last_img read more

first_imgChelsea defender Andreas Christensen concedes that things aren’t looking good for him after slipping down the pecking order at the clubThe Denmark international is yet to make a single appearance in any of Chelsea’s opening eight Premier League games this season under new coach Maurizio Sarri.The Italian has started Christensen in Chelsea’s Europa League and Carabao Cup games, but the 22-year-old admits that his patience could be tested further down the line.“Right now, it’s not a good season for me, but I have to find some way to get back on. How? I do not know, but it’s up to me to figure that out,” Christensen told BT.“But right now it looks hard. We have good results and we play super football, which only makes it harder. It’s hard for me personally, but for the team, it looks great.”Christensen had to wait for a chance in his two-year loan spell with Bundesliga side Borussia Monchengladbach and has been touted for another loan move in January.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.He added: “I cannot show so much patience again. I’m 22 years old and I really want to play.“In the last three seasons I’ve played a big role for the teams I have been with, so it’s clear that I cannot see myself staying if my current situation continues in the future.“It’s too early to talk about change for now, and when that might happen, but it’s clear that this is not a good situation for me.”Christensen had a breakthrough campaign under former coach Antonio Conte last season at Chelsea and made 40 appearances in all competitions.The Dane was awarded the Blues’ Young Player of the Year award.last_img read more

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Shaw praises the big impact Solskjaers had at Man United

18 Sep 2019

first_imgManchester United full-back Luke Shaw believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already made huge strides since he replaced Jose MourinhoThe Red Devils named Solskjaer as interim coach for the remainder of this season following Mourinho’s dismissal this month.Under the Norwegian, United have secured convincing wins over Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town over the past week.Now Shaw, who himself had a difficult relationship with Mourinho at times, believes Solskjaer has made an instant impact on the squad.“I think you can see from the outside how much he has changed things in such a short space of time,” Shaw told Sky Sports.“He is just a really positive manager, he knows what the club needs and also what the fans want in the way we are playing.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“He’s bringing that attacking, quick play back to Old Trafford. I’m sure the fans are going to appreciate that as much as we [the players] do.”As for how he found out about Solskjaer’s appointment, Shaw said: “The truth? My girlfriend told me.“I woke up in the morning and had a shower and she ran out of the room and told me.“I did not have a clue, I didn’t look at my phone or anything. That’s how I found out… from my girlfriend.”Solskjaer will take charge of his third game on Sunday when United host Bournemouth at Old Trafford.last_img read more

first_imgManchester United full-back Luke Shaw believes Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has already made huge strides since he replaced Jose MourinhoThe Red Devils named Solskjaer as interim coach for the remainder of this season following Mourinho’s dismissal this month.Under the Norwegian, United have secured convincing wins over Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town over the past week.Now Shaw, who himself had a difficult relationship with Mourinho at times, believes Solskjaer has made an instant impact on the squad.“I think you can see from the outside how much he has changed things in such a short space of time,” Shaw told Sky Sports.“He is just a really positive manager, he knows what the club needs and also what the fans want in the way we are playing.Harry Maguire, Manchester UnitedLiverpool legend Nicol slams Harry Maguire’s Man United form Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Steve Nicol believes Harry Maguire has made some “horrendous mistakes” recently, and has failed to find his best form since joining Manchester United.“He’s bringing that attacking, quick play back to Old Trafford. I’m sure the fans are going to appreciate that as much as we [the players] do.”As for how he found out about Solskjaer’s appointment, Shaw said: “The truth? My girlfriend told me.“I woke up in the morning and had a shower and she ran out of the room and told me.“I did not have a clue, I didn’t look at my phone or anything. That’s how I found out… from my girlfriend.”Solskjaer will take charge of his third game on Sunday when United host Bournemouth at Old Trafford.last_img read more

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Dyche explains VAR controversy after Cup win

18 Sep 2019

first_imgSean Dyche believes the VAR decision process needs to improve after Burnley’s penalty decision was overturned in their FA Cup third round victory over Barnsley.Matej Vydra’s penalty decision was the main talking point of the game after Simon Hooper’s decision was overturned after a long delay as VAR official Lee Mason ruled that the striker was offside.And Dyche felt the delay was too long, although he acknowledged the decision reached was the correct one.“I am a big fan of the concept of VAR but I did say last year I know it will take time to iron it out,” said the Clarets chief via Lancashire Telegraph.“It was 80-90 seconds and me and my staff looked at it and decided in four seconds it was offside.“That side of it can be delivered quicker.Burnley FC v Manchester City - Premier LeagueMatch Preview: Burnley vs Liverpool Boro Tanchev – August 30, 2019 Premier League leaders Liverpool travel to Burnley for the Matchday 4 of the 2019-20 Premier League campaign.“If there are some really awkward ones, the referee should hold the ball and take it outside the box, clearly making a statement to everyone, who we know.“It’s definitely a penalty, in that it’s a foul, but we don’t know he’s actually looking at the offside until afterwards, but I am a big fan of it (VAR).“They will iron out problems and speed up the process. The technology is there and it should be used.“Hopefully it will be used for a lot more things.“It’s the first time we’ve had it, I was only frustrated for that little bit. It is offside. It is factually right. My frustration is about the timing. It brought a strangeness to the stadium and everyone was a bit confused.”last_img read more

first_imgSean Dyche believes the VAR decision process needs to improve after Burnley’s penalty decision was overturned in their FA Cup third round victory over Barnsley.Matej Vydra’s penalty decision was the main talking point of the game after Simon Hooper’s decision was overturned after a long delay as VAR official Lee Mason ruled that the striker was offside.And Dyche felt the delay was too long, although he acknowledged the decision reached was the correct one.“I am a big fan of the concept of VAR but I did say last year I know it will take time to iron it out,” said the Clarets chief via Lancashire Telegraph.“It was 80-90 seconds and me and my staff looked at it and decided in four seconds it was offside.“That side of it can be delivered quicker.Burnley FC v Manchester City - Premier LeagueMatch Preview: Burnley vs Liverpool Boro Tanchev – August 30, 2019 Premier League leaders Liverpool travel to Burnley for the Matchday 4 of the 2019-20 Premier League campaign.“If there are some really awkward ones, the referee should hold the ball and take it outside the box, clearly making a statement to everyone, who we know.“It’s definitely a penalty, in that it’s a foul, but we don’t know he’s actually looking at the offside until afterwards, but I am a big fan of it (VAR).“They will iron out problems and speed up the process. The technology is there and it should be used.“Hopefully it will be used for a lot more things.“It’s the first time we’ve had it, I was only frustrated for that little bit. It is offside. It is factually right. My frustration is about the timing. It brought a strangeness to the stadium and everyone was a bit confused.”last_img read more

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2019 Copa America Uruguay wants to continue its South American reign

18 Sep 2019

first_imgThe Uruguayans are the team with the most South American trophies in the confederation’s history with 15. They lifted their first one in 1916 and their last one in 2011.Uruguay has won the Copa America, formerly known as the South American Championship, 15 times in total.And the Uruguayans are hoping they can continue to be the continent’s most successful team in the competition as they will lead Group C of the 2019 Copa America set to be played in Brazil.The tournament will take place from June 14th to July 7th in five different cities in Brazil.The last time the team won the Copa America was all the way back to 2011 in Argentina.Since then they have only reached the Quarterfinals in Chile 2015 and failed to advance from the Group Stage in the 2016 United States edition.Meanwhile, Ecuador is yet to win an edition of the Copa America, with their best result being reaching Fourth Place in 1993, and 1959.Lautaro Martinez, ArgentinaLautaro Martinez talks about his time with Argentina Manuel R. Medina – September 9, 2019 Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez is becoming a regular at the international level, and he’s delighted for the opportunity with his national team.Ecuador has reached at least the Quarterfinals in three of the last ten editions of the competition, failing to qualify from Group Stage in seven occasions.Chile is the team to beat too, as they are the current back-to-back champions of the competition.La Roja won the 2015 edition in Chile and the 2016 Copa America Centenario special edition in the United States.But then lost the final in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and failed to qualify to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.This is the second time the Japanese national team has accepted the CONMEBOL’s invitation to participate in the Copa America.The Samurai Blue couldn’t qualify from the Group Stage in the 1999 edition in Paraguay, losing twice and drawing one match.They are currently playing in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Semifinals.last_img read more

first_imgThe Uruguayans are the team with the most South American trophies in the confederation’s history with 15. They lifted their first one in 1916 and their last one in 2011.Uruguay has won the Copa America, formerly known as the South American Championship, 15 times in total.And the Uruguayans are hoping they can continue to be the continent’s most successful team in the competition as they will lead Group C of the 2019 Copa America set to be played in Brazil.The tournament will take place from June 14th to July 7th in five different cities in Brazil.The last time the team won the Copa America was all the way back to 2011 in Argentina.Since then they have only reached the Quarterfinals in Chile 2015 and failed to advance from the Group Stage in the 2016 United States edition.Meanwhile, Ecuador is yet to win an edition of the Copa America, with their best result being reaching Fourth Place in 1993, and 1959.Lautaro Martinez, ArgentinaLautaro Martinez talks about his time with Argentina Manuel R. Medina – September 9, 2019 Inter Milan’s Lautaro Martinez is becoming a regular at the international level, and he’s delighted for the opportunity with his national team.Ecuador has reached at least the Quarterfinals in three of the last ten editions of the competition, failing to qualify from Group Stage in seven occasions.Chile is the team to beat too, as they are the current back-to-back champions of the competition.La Roja won the 2015 edition in Chile and the 2016 Copa America Centenario special edition in the United States.But then lost the final in the 2017 FIFA Confederations Cup and failed to qualify to the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia.This is the second time the Japanese national team has accepted the CONMEBOL’s invitation to participate in the Copa America.The Samurai Blue couldn’t qualify from the Group Stage in the 1999 edition in Paraguay, losing twice and drawing one match.They are currently playing in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup Semifinals.last_img read more

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2106 Grand Turk Fishermans Tournament

17 Sep 2019

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppThe 2016 Grand Turk Liquors & FLOW fishing tournament was a resoundingsuccess, with more fish caught than in any previous year. Conditions werestormy on Saturday but the 12 boats that entered made the most of the weatherand local knowledge to bring in a record catch. Sunday’s conditions were perfectand saw even more fish brought to the scales.The event kicked off on Friday night with a lively event at the Salt Raker Innhosted by Erika Faller, with the Calcutta bidding and live and silent auctions, alsoa lively bar for a great start to the annual fund raiser.For the second year in a row, Ralph Dietcshe’s “My Boat’ team took top honorsas tournament champions with the heaviest overall catch of 163.4 pounds on dayone, and 205.8 pounds on day two for a total of 379.2 pounds overall and sixcategory wins to take the Calcutta prize too.Damian Noyes’ “Screaming Reels” team landed a fantastic 67.9 pound wahoo totake the biggest fish honors and several of the cash categories, including the TCILotto $1,000 biggest fish bonus.Kadis Simmons’ “Oasis Prince” took the largest fish Saturday with a nice 42.3pound yellow fin tuna. Levardo Talbot’s “Blue Beast” was also in the money witha nice 38.5 pound YFT.For the first time this year there was also a ladies category, and the tournamentcommittee would like to recognize the very colorful “Fish & Chicks” team for theirtenacity as they were back out on the water within an hour of their main boatbreaking down, having accosted a second boat. Also special thanks to TheMarine Police Branch and G & G shipping Co. for assisting with the recovery ofthe first boat.The lively fish auctions were the best we have ever had, with some furiousbidding generated as our two “celebrity GT auctioneers” William Cole and Keith“Mice” Simons worked the enthusiastic crowd.The victor’s collected their spoils in a prize giving ceremony with H.E. TheGovernor, Peter Beckingham, with special remarks from Hon. Akieria MisickDeputy premier and Minister for Education, and Dr Hubert Fulford, Principal ofthe TCI Community college.The GTFT Inc. would like to say a HUGE thank you to ALL our incrediblygenerous sponsors, Far too many to mention from all over the TCI and beyond,especially Grand Turk Liquors who have been with us since day one, and FLOWas one of our new lead sponsors. We could do not this without the incrediblesupport across the entire TCI community, which makes this event possible everyyear, and of course all our tournament participants from both Grand Turk andProvidenciales; but most of all the incredible community of Grand Turk for theirunwavering support every year!GTFT Inc. is a registered Not for Profit run solely by volunteers. We use theannual game fishing tournament as a fund raising vehicle to support localcauses. In our inaugural year we supported the Geriatric & Special Needs Unit atthe GT Hospital, in year two we sponsored a new computer suite at the H JRobinson High School, in our third year we sponsored Eliza Simon's PrimarySchool with various legacy projects.  All proceeds for the 2016 tournament willbe going to legacy projects at the TCI Community Colleges.Seamus DayPresident GTFT Inc. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppThe 2016 Grand Turk Liquors & FLOW fishing tournament was a resoundingsuccess, with more fish caught than in any previous year. Conditions werestormy on Saturday but the 12 boats that entered made the most of the weatherand local knowledge to bring in a record catch. Sunday’s conditions were perfectand saw even more fish brought to the scales.The event kicked off on Friday night with a lively event at the Salt Raker Innhosted by Erika Faller, with the Calcutta bidding and live and silent auctions, alsoa lively bar for a great start to the annual fund raiser.For the second year in a row, Ralph Dietcshe’s “My Boat’ team took top honorsas tournament champions with the heaviest overall catch of 163.4 pounds on dayone, and 205.8 pounds on day two for a total of 379.2 pounds overall and sixcategory wins to take the Calcutta prize too.Damian Noyes’ “Screaming Reels” team landed a fantastic 67.9 pound wahoo totake the biggest fish honors and several of the cash categories, including the TCILotto $1,000 biggest fish bonus.Kadis Simmons’ “Oasis Prince” took the largest fish Saturday with a nice 42.3pound yellow fin tuna. Levardo Talbot’s “Blue Beast” was also in the money witha nice 38.5 pound YFT.For the first time this year there was also a ladies category, and the tournamentcommittee would like to recognize the very colorful “Fish & Chicks” team for theirtenacity as they were back out on the water within an hour of their main boatbreaking down, having accosted a second boat. Also special thanks to TheMarine Police Branch and G & G shipping Co. for assisting with the recovery ofthe first boat.The lively fish auctions were the best we have ever had, with some furiousbidding generated as our two “celebrity GT auctioneers” William Cole and Keith“Mice” Simons worked the enthusiastic crowd.The victor’s collected their spoils in a prize giving ceremony with H.E. TheGovernor, Peter Beckingham, with special remarks from Hon. Akieria MisickDeputy premier and Minister for Education, and Dr Hubert Fulford, Principal ofthe TCI Community college.The GTFT Inc. would like to say a HUGE thank you to ALL our incrediblygenerous sponsors, Far too many to mention from all over the TCI and beyond,especially Grand Turk Liquors who have been with us since day one, and FLOWas one of our new lead sponsors. We could do not this without the incrediblesupport across the entire TCI community, which makes this event possible everyyear, and of course all our tournament participants from both Grand Turk andProvidenciales; but most of all the incredible community of Grand Turk for theirunwavering support every year!GTFT Inc. is a registered Not for Profit run solely by volunteers. We use theannual game fishing tournament as a fund raising vehicle to support localcauses. In our inaugural year we supported the Geriatric & Special Needs Unit atthe GT Hospital, in year two we sponsored a new computer suite at the H JRobinson High School, in our third year we sponsored Eliza Simon's PrimarySchool with various legacy projects.  All proceeds for the 2016 tournament willbe going to legacy projects at the TCI Community Colleges.Seamus DayPresident GTFT Inc. Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

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Breast Cancer is Two Times Higher in the Caribbean Compared to the

17 Sep 2019

first_img Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago,  December 16, 2016 –  In a recent study, researchers from CARPHA and the US CDC found that the rates of death from cervical cancer, breast, prostate and colon cancer are 2-9 times higher in the Caribbean compared to the United States. Only lung cancer was higher in the USA.The study also reported that prostate cancer, a common cause of death among Caribbean men, accounted for 18%-47% of cancer deaths, while lung cancer accounted for 5%-24% and was the second highest cause of cancer deaths among males.   Breast cancer, the main cause of cancer death among females accounted for 14%-30% of cancer deaths; and are up to two times higher compared to the USA.“The large number of deaths from these types of cancers is very alarming since they are mostly preventable. Breast cancer can be detected early and treated successfully.  Cervical cancer is perhaps the most preventable through education, vaccination against the human papilloma virus (HPV), screening, early detection and treatment,” said Dr. James Hospedales, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency.Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Caribbean, according to the study, published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).   This is the first time that information on cancer mortality for the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean is published in a prestigious peer review journal.In some of its key findings, the study highlights prostate cancer as the leading cause of death among men of African descent from the Caribbean as well as in the United States and Africa.   The researchers found that for both men and women, colon and rectum cancers are the third most common cause of cancer death in the Caribbean.The leading causes of cancer deaths in the Caribbean can be reduced through prevention, screening, early detection, and effective treatment for cervical, breast and colorectal cancers.“Research has shown that adopting healthy lifestyle choices can contribute to the reduction of cancer cases and as a consequence deaths and costs from the disease in our Region”, said Dr Hospedales.   Prevention measures include avoiding use of tobacco, limiting alcohol use, eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, keeping a healthy weight, and being physically active.CARPHA is committed to working with key partners to reduce the burden of cancer in the Region.   The Agency is collaborating with CDC, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and other global partners to develop and implement the IARC Regional Cancer Registry Hub for the Caribbean.   The Cancer Registry Hub, which will provide essential technical support to strengthen cancer registration for improving cancer prevention and control in Member States, will be launched in 2017. The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provo Related Items:#magneticmedianews #MagneticMediaNewscenter_img ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meetinglast_img read more

first_img Recommended for you Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppPort of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago,  December 16, 2016 –  In a recent study, researchers from CARPHA and the US CDC found that the rates of death from cervical cancer, breast, prostate and colon cancer are 2-9 times higher in the Caribbean compared to the United States. Only lung cancer was higher in the USA.The study also reported that prostate cancer, a common cause of death among Caribbean men, accounted for 18%-47% of cancer deaths, while lung cancer accounted for 5%-24% and was the second highest cause of cancer deaths among males.   Breast cancer, the main cause of cancer death among females accounted for 14%-30% of cancer deaths; and are up to two times higher compared to the USA.“The large number of deaths from these types of cancers is very alarming since they are mostly preventable. Breast cancer can be detected early and treated successfully.  Cervical cancer is perhaps the most preventable through education, vaccination against the human papilloma virus (HPV), screening, early detection and treatment,” said Dr. James Hospedales, Executive Director, Caribbean Public Health Agency.Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the Caribbean, according to the study, published today in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).   This is the first time that information on cancer mortality for the English and Dutch-speaking Caribbean is published in a prestigious peer review journal.In some of its key findings, the study highlights prostate cancer as the leading cause of death among men of African descent from the Caribbean as well as in the United States and Africa.   The researchers found that for both men and women, colon and rectum cancers are the third most common cause of cancer death in the Caribbean.The leading causes of cancer deaths in the Caribbean can be reduced through prevention, screening, early detection, and effective treatment for cervical, breast and colorectal cancers.“Research has shown that adopting healthy lifestyle choices can contribute to the reduction of cancer cases and as a consequence deaths and costs from the disease in our Region”, said Dr Hospedales.   Prevention measures include avoiding use of tobacco, limiting alcohol use, eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, keeping a healthy weight, and being physically active.CARPHA is committed to working with key partners to reduce the burden of cancer in the Region.   The Agency is collaborating with CDC, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and other global partners to develop and implement the IARC Regional Cancer Registry Hub for the Caribbean.   The Cancer Registry Hub, which will provide essential technical support to strengthen cancer registration for improving cancer prevention and control in Member States, will be launched in 2017. The Luxury of Grace Bay in Down Town Provo Related Items:#magneticmedianews #MagneticMediaNewscenter_img ALERT # 2 ON POTENTIAL TROPICAL CYCLONE NINE ISSUED BY THE BAHAMAS DEPARTMENT OF METEOROLOGY THURSDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2019 AT 9 PM EDT Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Electricity Cost of Service Study among the big agenda items at September 11 Cabinet meetinglast_img read more

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Fox News Says China Owns Bahamas Minister Responds

17 Sep 2019

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, May 9, 2017 – Nassau – A controversial video clip has surfaced of a FOX NEWS Analysis interview, expressing US perspective on The Bahamas’s relationship with China, economic standing and even forecast on election results.When speaking to the cutting back on economic investments in the US, the representatives from FOX NEWS said “Take the Bahamas, for example. The US, after the great recession, essentially pulled out all governmental and private investments there. The Chinese swooped in and now own the country because they invested so heavily in infrastructure”.They continued “There’s an election there on Wednesday which could actually swing to the opposition, which is not suppose to happen, solely because of China.”Following the circulation of the video, Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs, released a statement where he asserted that the claims made by the Fox News commentator are “false, malicious and just plain silly.”The statement reads “There is a bit of disinformation going around via a video with a commentator from Fox News making several assertions which are false, malicious and just plain silly.The assertions are that the United States has pulled out investments in The Bahamas and that the Chinese own The Bahamas and its government.The Fox New commentator is obviously suffering from a very serious problem of ignorance.First, the United States as a government does invest in private sector projects in countries. US Investors, private citizens and corporations, continue to be by far the largest foreign investors in The Bahamas.Secondly, the Chinese Government has no hold on The Bahamas or the Government of The Bahamas. That is nonsense and patent rubbish.The Chinese government is perfectly able to speak for itself but there is no evidence that China has any hegemonic designs on The Bahamas.The China Export Import Bank has financed commercial projects in The Bahamas and at present all loans are beings serviced on normal commercial terms.The Bahamas itself is not involved in any way shape or form in any geo-political contest between larger countries.Any attempt to drag us into such contests is also false and maliciousWe need work for our people. We need investment for our development. Like the United States, we are an open country and welcome investments from any lawful source.The timing of the statement from Fox News is designed to influence the general election. Patriotic Bahamians of goodwill all see through this tissue of lies. The FNM should separate themselves from it, or be tarred with being supporters of anti Bahamian and anti patriotic actions.”#magneticmedianews#foxnewssayschinaownsbahamas Related Items:#foxnewssayschinaownsbahamas, #magneticmedianewslast_img read more

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppBahamas, May 9, 2017 – Nassau – A controversial video clip has surfaced of a FOX NEWS Analysis interview, expressing US perspective on The Bahamas’s relationship with China, economic standing and even forecast on election results.When speaking to the cutting back on economic investments in the US, the representatives from FOX NEWS said “Take the Bahamas, for example. The US, after the great recession, essentially pulled out all governmental and private investments there. The Chinese swooped in and now own the country because they invested so heavily in infrastructure”.They continued “There’s an election there on Wednesday which could actually swing to the opposition, which is not suppose to happen, solely because of China.”Following the circulation of the video, Fred Mitchell, Minister of Foreign Affairs, released a statement where he asserted that the claims made by the Fox News commentator are “false, malicious and just plain silly.”The statement reads “There is a bit of disinformation going around via a video with a commentator from Fox News making several assertions which are false, malicious and just plain silly.The assertions are that the United States has pulled out investments in The Bahamas and that the Chinese own The Bahamas and its government.The Fox New commentator is obviously suffering from a very serious problem of ignorance.First, the United States as a government does invest in private sector projects in countries. US Investors, private citizens and corporations, continue to be by far the largest foreign investors in The Bahamas.Secondly, the Chinese Government has no hold on The Bahamas or the Government of The Bahamas. That is nonsense and patent rubbish.The Chinese government is perfectly able to speak for itself but there is no evidence that China has any hegemonic designs on The Bahamas.The China Export Import Bank has financed commercial projects in The Bahamas and at present all loans are beings serviced on normal commercial terms.The Bahamas itself is not involved in any way shape or form in any geo-political contest between larger countries.Any attempt to drag us into such contests is also false and maliciousWe need work for our people. We need investment for our development. Like the United States, we are an open country and welcome investments from any lawful source.The timing of the statement from Fox News is designed to influence the general election. Patriotic Bahamians of goodwill all see through this tissue of lies. The FNM should separate themselves from it, or be tarred with being supporters of anti Bahamian and anti patriotic actions.”#magneticmedianews#foxnewssayschinaownsbahamas Related Items:#foxnewssayschinaownsbahamas, #magneticmedianewslast_img read more

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PLP must change says Convention Speakers Bahamas Opposition Party bears down on

17 Sep 2019

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, October 25, 2017 – Nassau – If nothing else, the speeches presented at the Progressive Liberal Party’s 53rd National Convention are slamming the wrong turns of the party as it tries to re-engage The Bahamian public.   From key note speaker on night one, Monique Pindling, the daughter of the late Sir Lynden Pindling calling her party out for forgetting how to treat people, for straying away from the core values of the party, for allowing the ambitions of a few to stain the aspirations of the whole and for becoming weak and dishonest to the key note on night two, saying the party lost its footing due to some who were big headed, selfish and haughty.It seems the consultation to the country’s Official Opposition party has been to accept the errors, blast them publicly and promise a return to what made the party so popular in the first place.   Picewell Forbes, former broadcaster, former MP for Andros and former Bahamas representative to CARICOM classed the state of the PLP today as bewildering.Forbes said, “…how could a party with such a track record of accomplishments and sound record and proven record of investing and believing in its people, find itself where we are today?  We must ask ourselves the difficult questions – honestly and sincerely we take a real introspective examination of our ways and reform, redress and readjust some things, post-haste.”Forbes said the PLP must change and he directly cited that those who have been leading for the last 10 or 15 or 20 years cannot be at the helm any longer.   Meanwhile, a poll being taken online is showing that Brave Davis is leading the race for leader of the PLP.   The Tribune is trying to get a feel for the thoughts of what the public believes will happen in that battle.   Of the near 250 voters, 49% believe Davis will take it, over Hanna-Martin who has 41% of poll takers believing she will clinch the nod.#MagneticMediaNews#PLPmustchange#last_img read more

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, October 25, 2017 – Nassau – If nothing else, the speeches presented at the Progressive Liberal Party’s 53rd National Convention are slamming the wrong turns of the party as it tries to re-engage The Bahamian public.   From key note speaker on night one, Monique Pindling, the daughter of the late Sir Lynden Pindling calling her party out for forgetting how to treat people, for straying away from the core values of the party, for allowing the ambitions of a few to stain the aspirations of the whole and for becoming weak and dishonest to the key note on night two, saying the party lost its footing due to some who were big headed, selfish and haughty.It seems the consultation to the country’s Official Opposition party has been to accept the errors, blast them publicly and promise a return to what made the party so popular in the first place.   Picewell Forbes, former broadcaster, former MP for Andros and former Bahamas representative to CARICOM classed the state of the PLP today as bewildering.Forbes said, “…how could a party with such a track record of accomplishments and sound record and proven record of investing and believing in its people, find itself where we are today?  We must ask ourselves the difficult questions – honestly and sincerely we take a real introspective examination of our ways and reform, redress and readjust some things, post-haste.”Forbes said the PLP must change and he directly cited that those who have been leading for the last 10 or 15 or 20 years cannot be at the helm any longer.   Meanwhile, a poll being taken online is showing that Brave Davis is leading the race for leader of the PLP.   The Tribune is trying to get a feel for the thoughts of what the public believes will happen in that battle.   Of the near 250 voters, 49% believe Davis will take it, over Hanna-Martin who has 41% of poll takers believing she will clinch the nod.#MagneticMediaNews#PLPmustchange#last_img read more

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Laporte is after revenge on the Manchester Derby

17 Sep 2019

first_imgManchester City defender Aymeric Laporte, confessed that the Citizens are still hurt from last season’s Manchester Derby upset at Etihad Stadium.Manchester City really did have a unique opportunity that they wanted last season at the Derby that was played at Etihad Stadium and witnessed by Aymeric Laporte from the bench.Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United managed to upset the Citizens during the second half of the match with an unforgettable turnaround.Pep Guardiola’s players saw how their chances of winning the title in their own stadium vs their most hated rival wouldn’t be possible and this left some of the players quite scarred, this season is going to be very interesting for the next time that both clubs meet.The first Derby of the season will be next Sunday at Etihad Stadium once again, the Citizens get to this match as the Premier League’s top squad and the Red Devils appear to have completely recovered from the terrible start of the season that they had under Jose Mourinho.One of the players who is having an incredible start for Manchester City is Aymeric Laporte, the Athletic Bilbao product who got the call from Pep Guardiola on January and he arrived like the emergency transfer in order to aid the club’s sensible absences.At the start of his period for the Citizens, it was obvious that Laporte would take some time to adjust and his real level of performance wouldn’t be discovered until now.Aymeric Laporte on the Manchester derby:”It’s a very important match for two reasons… because it’s the Manchester derby and also because if we win we will put distance between ourselves and them in the table.” [Sky] pic.twitter.com/RNrRx32Hbe— City Watch (@City_Watch) November 8, 2018With a brand new season and a proper preparation to become one of Manchester City’s top players, Laporte has steadily transformed into one of Europe’s most impressive centre-backs and today has become a total lifesaver for his teammates with the Citizens.Manchester City has improved vastly on the defensive aspect because of what Laporte has managed to accomplish so far this season, they have become the best defensive side in English football with only four goals allowed in the first 11 matches.Throughout last season, this squad was already the one with the highest number of scored goals but they still lacked the defensive prowess that they possess today and Laporte has been the defensive leader the club needed.The last time Manchester United played at Etihad Stadium, the Basque defender wasn’t able to play the game because he still hadn’t reached the level of performance that Pep Guardiola expected from him.norwich city, manchester city, premier leagueReport: City are stunned by Norwich George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Manchester City was stunned by Norwich City in todays Premier League clash.Much has been made in recent days of the potential impact of Aymeric…Things have taken a drastic turn this season, Laporte now feels more confident and will be one of the key players for this match on Sunday as the Premier League leaders receive the Red Devils in one of the biggest matches of the year.Top 5 #ManchesterDerby celebrations! 🎊🎉 #mancity pic.twitter.com/gni73hMLdS— Manchester City (@ManCity) November 8, 2018Ahead of the match on Sunday, Laporte wanted to remember what it was like to lose the Manchester Derby from the bench last season.During his exchange with the press, the Spanish defender reminded everyone that many of the players are really hungry for a victory against the club that delayed their title celebration and frustrated a historic moment for Manchester City’s incredible season.“There’s always a feeling of revenge any time you lose against any team,” said Laporte on Sky Sports.“We are always ready to compete and need to take advantage of the good momentum of the team at the moment.”“It’s a very important match for two reasons… because it’s the Manchester derby and also because if we win we will put distance between ourselves and them in the table. Twenty unbeaten matches is a nice record for me,” Laporte added.“I wasn’t aware until someone told me but obviously it’s exciting for me. Breaking records is always nice. Last season as a team we reached 100 points – that was very nice and this year I have this personal record.”“I hope we don’t lose on Sunday or not this derby or the following derby. The goal is always to win and lengthen this record as much as we can,” he concluded.⚽Manchester City vs. Manchester United📅 Sunday, November 11th, 16:30🏟 Etihad Stadium🔥 Fast Facts 🔥What colour will Manchester be on Sunday?#PremierLeague #MCFC #ManCity #MUFC #ManUtd #Manchester #Derby #H2H #Stats #Footballstats #Etihad #Pogba #Sterling #Aguero pic.twitter.com/rLVu5iKElV— freebets.net (@freebetsnet) November 8, 2018Who do you think will win the Manchester Derby on Sunday, City or United? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.last_img read more

first_imgManchester City defender Aymeric Laporte, confessed that the Citizens are still hurt from last season’s Manchester Derby upset at Etihad Stadium.Manchester City really did have a unique opportunity that they wanted last season at the Derby that was played at Etihad Stadium and witnessed by Aymeric Laporte from the bench.Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United managed to upset the Citizens during the second half of the match with an unforgettable turnaround.Pep Guardiola’s players saw how their chances of winning the title in their own stadium vs their most hated rival wouldn’t be possible and this left some of the players quite scarred, this season is going to be very interesting for the next time that both clubs meet.The first Derby of the season will be next Sunday at Etihad Stadium once again, the Citizens get to this match as the Premier League’s top squad and the Red Devils appear to have completely recovered from the terrible start of the season that they had under Jose Mourinho.One of the players who is having an incredible start for Manchester City is Aymeric Laporte, the Athletic Bilbao product who got the call from Pep Guardiola on January and he arrived like the emergency transfer in order to aid the club’s sensible absences.At the start of his period for the Citizens, it was obvious that Laporte would take some time to adjust and his real level of performance wouldn’t be discovered until now.Aymeric Laporte on the Manchester derby:”It’s a very important match for two reasons… because it’s the Manchester derby and also because if we win we will put distance between ourselves and them in the table.” [Sky] pic.twitter.com/RNrRx32Hbe— City Watch (@City_Watch) November 8, 2018With a brand new season and a proper preparation to become one of Manchester City’s top players, Laporte has steadily transformed into one of Europe’s most impressive centre-backs and today has become a total lifesaver for his teammates with the Citizens.Manchester City has improved vastly on the defensive aspect because of what Laporte has managed to accomplish so far this season, they have become the best defensive side in English football with only four goals allowed in the first 11 matches.Throughout last season, this squad was already the one with the highest number of scored goals but they still lacked the defensive prowess that they possess today and Laporte has been the defensive leader the club needed.The last time Manchester United played at Etihad Stadium, the Basque defender wasn’t able to play the game because he still hadn’t reached the level of performance that Pep Guardiola expected from him.norwich city, manchester city, premier leagueReport: City are stunned by Norwich George Patchias – September 14, 2019 Manchester City was stunned by Norwich City in todays Premier League clash.Much has been made in recent days of the potential impact of Aymeric…Things have taken a drastic turn this season, Laporte now feels more confident and will be one of the key players for this match on Sunday as the Premier League leaders receive the Red Devils in one of the biggest matches of the year.Top 5 #ManchesterDerby celebrations! 🎊🎉 #mancity pic.twitter.com/gni73hMLdS— Manchester City (@ManCity) November 8, 2018Ahead of the match on Sunday, Laporte wanted to remember what it was like to lose the Manchester Derby from the bench last season.During his exchange with the press, the Spanish defender reminded everyone that many of the players are really hungry for a victory against the club that delayed their title celebration and frustrated a historic moment for Manchester City’s incredible season.“There’s always a feeling of revenge any time you lose against any team,” said Laporte on Sky Sports.“We are always ready to compete and need to take advantage of the good momentum of the team at the moment.”“It’s a very important match for two reasons… because it’s the Manchester derby and also because if we win we will put distance between ourselves and them in the table. Twenty unbeaten matches is a nice record for me,” Laporte added.“I wasn’t aware until someone told me but obviously it’s exciting for me. Breaking records is always nice. Last season as a team we reached 100 points – that was very nice and this year I have this personal record.”“I hope we don’t lose on Sunday or not this derby or the following derby. The goal is always to win and lengthen this record as much as we can,” he concluded.⚽Manchester City vs. Manchester United📅 Sunday, November 11th, 16:30🏟 Etihad Stadium🔥 Fast Facts 🔥What colour will Manchester be on Sunday?#PremierLeague #MCFC #ManCity #MUFC #ManUtd #Manchester #Derby #H2H #Stats #Footballstats #Etihad #Pogba #Sterling #Aguero pic.twitter.com/rLVu5iKElV— freebets.net (@freebetsnet) November 8, 2018Who do you think will win the Manchester Derby on Sunday, City or United? Please share your opinion in the comment section down below.last_img read more

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Bartomeu Valverde will not leave Barcelona

17 Sep 2019

first_imgBarcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed that he has no doubt that Ernesto Valverde will remain at the club beyond this seasonThe 54-year-old coach enjoyed an impressive first campaign in charge of Barcelona last season with La Liga and Copa del Rey titles coming his way in record-breaking fashion.And Valverde looks set to emulate those feats this term as well with Barcelona leading La Liga at the halfway stage from Atletico Madrid by six points.But, in a recent interview, Valverde cast doubt over his long-term future at Camp Nou by suggesting he could leave at the end of this season.Sergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.“We don’t have any doubts here that Valverde will be the Barcelona coach next season,” Bartomeu told Sport.“We will speak with him, of course, in time. That’s what we agreed. He’s a coach we have a lot of confidence in.“He’s doing a great job. He’s an intelligent person, he knows Barcelona’s system of play and he manages the games in a way which we like.”Barcelona will be back in action for Thursday’s second leg in their last-16 Copa del Rey tie with Levante where they hope to overturn a 2-1 deficit.last_img read more

first_imgBarcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu confirmed that he has no doubt that Ernesto Valverde will remain at the club beyond this seasonThe 54-year-old coach enjoyed an impressive first campaign in charge of Barcelona last season with La Liga and Copa del Rey titles coming his way in record-breaking fashion.And Valverde looks set to emulate those feats this term as well with Barcelona leading La Liga at the halfway stage from Atletico Madrid by six points.But, in a recent interview, Valverde cast doubt over his long-term future at Camp Nou by suggesting he could leave at the end of this season.Sergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.“We don’t have any doubts here that Valverde will be the Barcelona coach next season,” Bartomeu told Sport.“We will speak with him, of course, in time. That’s what we agreed. He’s a coach we have a lot of confidence in.“He’s doing a great job. He’s an intelligent person, he knows Barcelona’s system of play and he manages the games in a way which we like.”Barcelona will be back in action for Thursday’s second leg in their last-16 Copa del Rey tie with Levante where they hope to overturn a 2-1 deficit.last_img read more

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Police searching for two suspects in armed robbery of Otay Mesa gas

17 Sep 2019

High heat low humidity creating dangerous fire conditions

17 Sep 2019

first_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) —An expansive high-pressure zone over Southern California will kick the summer heat into overdrive across the San Diego area over the next several days, delivering significantly elevated temperatures throughout the region, including coastal areas , according to meteorologists.The anticipated intense hot spell prompted the National Weather Service to schedule a one-day excessive-heat warning for the county. The advisory, running from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, projects mercury readings as high as 118 degrees Fahrenheit in desert locales, 110 in inland-valley communities, and 102 in the mountains and coastal areas.High surf from Hurricane Fabio, currently located about 850 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, was expected to create strong rip currents and hazardous swimming conditions.The NWS placed San Diego County beaches under a high surf advisory, which went into effect 6 p.m. Wednesday and runs through 9 p.m. Friday. Surf levels of 6-8 feet and as high as 10 feet will be possible in Orange and northern San Diego counties, forecasters said.Authorities urge the public to avoid the potential health hazards of such wilting conditions by drinking plenty of non-alcoholic fluids, seeking out shady and/or air-conditioned environments, and checking up on relatives and neighbors to make sure they are handling the heat all right.Additionally, while young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles, it’s particularly the case during hot weather, when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes, according to the NWS.A slow cooling trend is expected to begin Saturday and continue into next workweek, the agency reported. July 5, 2018 High heat, low humidity creating dangerous fire conditions Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Dan Plante, KUSI Newsroom Dan Plante, KUSI Newsroom, Posted: July 5, 2018last_img read more

first_img 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) —An expansive high-pressure zone over Southern California will kick the summer heat into overdrive across the San Diego area over the next several days, delivering significantly elevated temperatures throughout the region, including coastal areas , according to meteorologists.The anticipated intense hot spell prompted the National Weather Service to schedule a one-day excessive-heat warning for the county. The advisory, running from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, projects mercury readings as high as 118 degrees Fahrenheit in desert locales, 110 in inland-valley communities, and 102 in the mountains and coastal areas.High surf from Hurricane Fabio, currently located about 850 miles southwest of the southern tip of Baja California, was expected to create strong rip currents and hazardous swimming conditions.The NWS placed San Diego County beaches under a high surf advisory, which went into effect 6 p.m. Wednesday and runs through 9 p.m. Friday. Surf levels of 6-8 feet and as high as 10 feet will be possible in Orange and northern San Diego counties, forecasters said.Authorities urge the public to avoid the potential health hazards of such wilting conditions by drinking plenty of non-alcoholic fluids, seeking out shady and/or air-conditioned environments, and checking up on relatives and neighbors to make sure they are handling the heat all right.Additionally, while young children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles, it’s particularly the case during hot weather, when car interiors can reach lethal temperatures in a matter of minutes, according to the NWS.A slow cooling trend is expected to begin Saturday and continue into next workweek, the agency reported. July 5, 2018 High heat, low humidity creating dangerous fire conditions Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Dan Plante, KUSI Newsroom Dan Plante, KUSI Newsroom, Posted: July 5, 2018last_img read more

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City Women Rock event at San Diego City College

17 Sep 2019

first_img KUSI Newsroom, Posted: March 8, 2019 City Women Rock event at San Diego City College Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Celebrating women in leadership and their achievements San Diego City College is hosting a City Women Rock Conference Friday.The event is part of City College’s recognition of Women’s History Month and runs from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the Saville Theatre.Visitors who attend will get the opportunity to hear and share stories and experiences.For more information click here. KUSI Newsroom March 8, 2019last_img read more

first_img KUSI Newsroom, Posted: March 8, 2019 City Women Rock event at San Diego City College Categories: Good Morning San Diego, Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) – Celebrating women in leadership and their achievements San Diego City College is hosting a City Women Rock Conference Friday.The event is part of City College’s recognition of Women’s History Month and runs from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. at the Saville Theatre.Visitors who attend will get the opportunity to hear and share stories and experiences.For more information click here. KUSI Newsroom March 8, 2019last_img read more

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Man sentenced to 30 Years to life for robbing pregnant woman at

17 Sep 2019

first_img Jonathan Halvorson Man sentenced to 30 Years to life for robbing pregnant woman at PB apartment Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: April 26, 2019 Jonathan Halvorson, April 26, 2019 SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A man who robbed a mother-to-be in her Pacific Beach apartment while his accomplice blocked the front door to keep the victim from fleeing was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in state prison, prompting a courtroom outburst by the defendant.James Lee Graham, 41, was convicted last month of robbery, burglary, false imprisonment and resisting arrest for the Dec. 14, 2017, home invasion. The victim was seven months pregnant at the time.Graham and his accomplice, Stephanie Majsterski, 26, entered the woman’s third-story apartment about 9 p.m. when her husband left to go to the laundry room on the first floor, leaving the apartment door closed but unlocked, according to Deputy District Attorney Lucy Yturralde.Upon entering, Graham asked the victim for money and her car, while gesturing with his hand inside his jacket sleeve, as though concealing a knife, while Majsterski blocked the door.The victim testified that she told Graham she did not have any money or a car, but said he could take whatever he wanted from the apartment.Some of the couple’s property, including two laptops, a cell phone and a wallet, were found strewn along the area where Graham was eventually found and arrested, Yturralde said. More of the victims’ items were found inside a backpack Graham was carrying, according to the prosecutor.Graham’s attorney, Denis Lainez, said his client and Majsterski went to the apartment complex to meet another person who lived on the third floor, but wandered into the victim’s unit by mistake.Graham was under the influence of methamphetamine and had consumed “an entire bottle of vodka” prior to arriving at the apartment complex, according to his attorney, who said his client had no memory of the incident.San Diego Superior Court Judge Robert F. O’Neill declined to stay sentences on multiple prior convictions in Graham’s case, saying he was “a poster child for the three strikes law.”Lainez asked for leniency, arguing that Graham’s crimes, while classified as violent under the law, were “not inherently violent,” stressing that no weapon was actually used and the victim was not physically harmed. The defense attorney said a sentence exceeding just over 19 years would be more appropriate.O’ Neill was not swayed, citing Graham’s extensive criminal history, which includes 10 robbery convictions dating back to 2008.As the sentence was being delivered, Graham interrupted the judge and asked “Why don’t you just give me the death penalty? This is ridiculous. There’s people who kill people and get less time than this.”He voiced similar protests through the conclusion of the hearing, but his last words to a few family members in attendance were “Love you guys,” before he was escorted out of the courtroom.Majsterski pleaded guilty last year to burglary, false imprisonment and vehicle theft for taking part in the robbery, then stealing a San Diego police cruiser. She was sentenced to five years in prison last September.Both defendants fled the apartment on foot, then split up. Graham was quickly arrested, while Majsterski briefly absconded with the police vehicle. She was arrested a short time after crashing the SUV into the water at Fiesta Island, as she tried to sneak off the island as a passenger in another car. last_img read more

first_img Jonathan Halvorson Man sentenced to 30 Years to life for robbing pregnant woman at PB apartment Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter Posted: April 26, 2019 Jonathan Halvorson, April 26, 2019 SAN DIEGO (CNS) – A man who robbed a mother-to-be in her Pacific Beach apartment while his accomplice blocked the front door to keep the victim from fleeing was sentenced Friday to 30 years to life in state prison, prompting a courtroom outburst by the defendant.James Lee Graham, 41, was convicted last month of robbery, burglary, false imprisonment and resisting arrest for the Dec. 14, 2017, home invasion. The victim was seven months pregnant at the time.Graham and his accomplice, Stephanie Majsterski, 26, entered the woman’s third-story apartment about 9 p.m. when her husband left to go to the laundry room on the first floor, leaving the apartment door closed but unlocked, according to Deputy District Attorney Lucy Yturralde.Upon entering, Graham asked the victim for money and her car, while gesturing with his hand inside his jacket sleeve, as though concealing a knife, while Majsterski blocked the door.The victim testified that she told Graham she did not have any money or a car, but said he could take whatever he wanted from the apartment.Some of the couple’s property, including two laptops, a cell phone and a wallet, were found strewn along the area where Graham was eventually found and arrested, Yturralde said. More of the victims’ items were found inside a backpack Graham was carrying, according to the prosecutor.Graham’s attorney, Denis Lainez, said his client and Majsterski went to the apartment complex to meet another person who lived on the third floor, but wandered into the victim’s unit by mistake.Graham was under the influence of methamphetamine and had consumed “an entire bottle of vodka” prior to arriving at the apartment complex, according to his attorney, who said his client had no memory of the incident.San Diego Superior Court Judge Robert F. O’Neill declined to stay sentences on multiple prior convictions in Graham’s case, saying he was “a poster child for the three strikes law.”Lainez asked for leniency, arguing that Graham’s crimes, while classified as violent under the law, were “not inherently violent,” stressing that no weapon was actually used and the victim was not physically harmed. The defense attorney said a sentence exceeding just over 19 years would be more appropriate.O’ Neill was not swayed, citing Graham’s extensive criminal history, which includes 10 robbery convictions dating back to 2008.As the sentence was being delivered, Graham interrupted the judge and asked “Why don’t you just give me the death penalty? This is ridiculous. There’s people who kill people and get less time than this.”He voiced similar protests through the conclusion of the hearing, but his last words to a few family members in attendance were “Love you guys,” before he was escorted out of the courtroom.Majsterski pleaded guilty last year to burglary, false imprisonment and vehicle theft for taking part in the robbery, then stealing a San Diego police cruiser. She was sentenced to five years in prison last September.Both defendants fled the apartment on foot, then split up. Graham was quickly arrested, while Majsterski briefly absconded with the police vehicle. She was arrested a short time after crashing the SUV into the water at Fiesta Island, as she tried to sneak off the island as a passenger in another car. last_img read more

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Motorist crashes truck into Midway District Walgreens bandits flee with ATM

17 Sep 2019

first_imgMotorist crashes truck into Midway District Walgreens, bandits flee with ATM July 9, 2019 Posted: July 9, 2019 SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A motorist slammed a pickup truck into a Midway District pharmacy Tuesday morning, then a group of bandits in a separate vehicle got out and loaded an ATM into the back of the truck before fleeing, police said.Dispatchers received reports around 3:40 a.m. of a crash at the Walgreens near the intersection of Rosecrans Street and Midway Drive, San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros said.A motorist driving a silver pickup truck crashed through the front door of the store, then at least four men in a van following behind the truck got out and loaded an ATM — which had been knocked over in the crash — into the back of the truck before the two vehicles fled, Delimitros said.Officers searched the area and found an unoccupied pickup truck, with an ATM in the back, in the 2100 block of Hancock Street, about a mile away, Delimitros said.It was not immediately clear if the bandits were able to get any cash out of the ATM, the officer said.No suspect descriptions were immediately available. KUSI Newsroom, KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

first_imgMotorist crashes truck into Midway District Walgreens, bandits flee with ATM July 9, 2019 Posted: July 9, 2019 SAN DIEGO (KUSI) – A motorist slammed a pickup truck into a Midway District pharmacy Tuesday morning, then a group of bandits in a separate vehicle got out and loaded an ATM into the back of the truck before fleeing, police said.Dispatchers received reports around 3:40 a.m. of a crash at the Walgreens near the intersection of Rosecrans Street and Midway Drive, San Diego police Officer Dino Delimitros said.A motorist driving a silver pickup truck crashed through the front door of the store, then at least four men in a van following behind the truck got out and loaded an ATM — which had been knocked over in the crash — into the back of the truck before the two vehicles fled, Delimitros said.Officers searched the area and found an unoccupied pickup truck, with an ATM in the back, in the 2100 block of Hancock Street, about a mile away, Delimitros said.It was not immediately clear if the bandits were able to get any cash out of the ATM, the officer said.No suspect descriptions were immediately available. KUSI Newsroom, KUSI Newsroom Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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ASA Launches Online Advocacy Training Center for Growers

16 Sep 2019

first_imgThe American Soybean Association (ASA) today unveiled its new online Advocacy Training Center that teaches basic skills and protocols for advocating farmer-friendly policy to elected officials. It is also designed to encourage more farmers to get actively involved in the political process by showing how easy it can be to participate and be successful in grassroots advocacy.”Decisions made on Capitol Hill have a direct impact on the production and profitability of all U.S. soybean farmers,” said ASA Vice President Joe Steiner, a soybean farmer from Mason, Ohio, and Chairman of ASA’s Membership & Corporate Relations Committee. “Our goal with the Advocacy Training Center is to show farmers it’s easy to participate in the policymaking process and to motivate them to get involved.”Steiner and the 12 other soybean farmers who serve on the ASA Membership & Corporate Relations Committee of the ASA Board of Directors were provided an opportunity to review and comment on the new training resource before the site was made available to ASA members, State Soybean Affiliates and the general public.”As the policy advocate for U.S. soybean farmers, it is ASA’s mission to get members involved in the policymaking process,” Steiner said. “Grassroots advocacy is critical to the success of soybean farmers, and we need more farmers to get involved in that process.”The training experience is divided into four modules: Effective Advocacy, Ethics and Fundraising, Communicating with Congress, and Meeting with Elected Officials. Each module takes only 10 to 15 minutes to complete, and each module features an interactive self-test at the end so growers can see what they have learned. In addition, Advocacy Resources and a Help Center are also provided, as well as links to interviews with ASA leaders and policy staff, and external links to additional materials.Access ASA’s Advocacy Training Center at: www.SoyGrowers.com/programs/advocacy.htm.The author of the Advocacy Training Center is ASA Communications Director Bob Callanan with input from ASA Washington Representative Beverly Paul and Agri/Washington Consultant Paul Weller. ASA Director of Marketing and Planning Jill Wagenblast provides the narration for each training module. ASA President Johnny Dodson, a producer from Halls, Tenn., ASA Chairman John Hoffman, a producer from Waterloo, Iowa, and ASA past-President Rick Ostlie are among the featured videos within the training modules. The graphically-rich training cells feature many photographs of ASA leaders, members and Members of Congress.last_img read more

first_imgThe American Soybean Association (ASA) today unveiled its new online Advocacy Training Center that teaches basic skills and protocols for advocating farmer-friendly policy to elected officials. It is also designed to encourage more farmers to get actively involved in the political process by showing how easy it can be to participate and be successful in grassroots advocacy.”Decisions made on Capitol Hill have a direct impact on the production and profitability of all U.S. soybean farmers,” said ASA Vice President Joe Steiner, a soybean farmer from Mason, Ohio, and Chairman of ASA’s Membership & Corporate Relations Committee. “Our goal with the Advocacy Training Center is to show farmers it’s easy to participate in the policymaking process and to motivate them to get involved.”Steiner and the 12 other soybean farmers who serve on the ASA Membership & Corporate Relations Committee of the ASA Board of Directors were provided an opportunity to review and comment on the new training resource before the site was made available to ASA members, State Soybean Affiliates and the general public.”As the policy advocate for U.S. soybean farmers, it is ASA’s mission to get members involved in the policymaking process,” Steiner said. “Grassroots advocacy is critical to the success of soybean farmers, and we need more farmers to get involved in that process.”The training experience is divided into four modules: Effective Advocacy, Ethics and Fundraising, Communicating with Congress, and Meeting with Elected Officials. Each module takes only 10 to 15 minutes to complete, and each module features an interactive self-test at the end so growers can see what they have learned. In addition, Advocacy Resources and a Help Center are also provided, as well as links to interviews with ASA leaders and policy staff, and external links to additional materials.Access ASA’s Advocacy Training Center at: www.SoyGrowers.com/programs/advocacy.htm.The author of the Advocacy Training Center is ASA Communications Director Bob Callanan with input from ASA Washington Representative Beverly Paul and Agri/Washington Consultant Paul Weller. ASA Director of Marketing and Planning Jill Wagenblast provides the narration for each training module. ASA President Johnny Dodson, a producer from Halls, Tenn., ASA Chairman John Hoffman, a producer from Waterloo, Iowa, and ASA past-President Rick Ostlie are among the featured videos within the training modules. The graphically-rich training cells feature many photographs of ASA leaders, members and Members of Congress.last_img read more

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The World Soy Foundations The Youth We Feed Can Lead Project Kicks

16 Sep 2019

first_imgRemember way back in early May when the World Soy Foundation (WSF) first introduced a new, exciting project called “The Youth We Feed Can Lead?”  If you don’t, be sure to get up to speed by watching this brief VIDEO to learn what the project is all about. Today, we’re excited to provide you with an update from the field!Below, you’ll see a photo of a packed auditorium at Proximos Pasos, the all-girls elementary school where the project is taking place. Proximos Pasos provides the opportunity of education for girls who otherwise would not have the chance and is home to a SoyCow that’s fed by soybeans donated through the WSF. The girls and their mothers joined a nutrition education training program hosted by the World Soy Foundation and Mission Impact, featuring Alimentos Nutritionist Lucky Portillo and the Leader of a Guatemalan grassroots movement for improved nutrition Alejandro Bigurio. You’ll also see a photo of one of the five video teams, as they celebrate completion of their first day of interviews. The first day of filming was about the importance of better nutrition, including protein. The second day included interviewing community members to learn about their diets. Specifically, the teams interviewed diabetic women to understand how diets affect their health. A new study shows that “generally, replacing carbs with protein is beneficial” for diabetic diets. (Read the study summary HERE)The diabetic women described how they feel better after they drink soymilk—which they receive from the SoyCow at Proximos Pasos. One mother told the teams that she wanted to learn more about new ways of eating as there are two diabetics in her family and she wanted to prevent the disease from affecting any other members.At the end of the week, the girls will premier their videos to their families, school and community members to share how soy is benefiting them at school and how it can benefit the entire community. These girls are learning to be nutrition leaders and agents of change for a malnourished, impoverished population in Guatemala. Stay tuned for more updates to come as the project continues!last_img read more

first_imgRemember way back in early May when the World Soy Foundation (WSF) first introduced a new, exciting project called “The Youth We Feed Can Lead?”  If you don’t, be sure to get up to speed by watching this brief VIDEO to learn what the project is all about. Today, we’re excited to provide you with an update from the field!Below, you’ll see a photo of a packed auditorium at Proximos Pasos, the all-girls elementary school where the project is taking place. Proximos Pasos provides the opportunity of education for girls who otherwise would not have the chance and is home to a SoyCow that’s fed by soybeans donated through the WSF. The girls and their mothers joined a nutrition education training program hosted by the World Soy Foundation and Mission Impact, featuring Alimentos Nutritionist Lucky Portillo and the Leader of a Guatemalan grassroots movement for improved nutrition Alejandro Bigurio. You’ll also see a photo of one of the five video teams, as they celebrate completion of their first day of interviews. The first day of filming was about the importance of better nutrition, including protein. The second day included interviewing community members to learn about their diets. Specifically, the teams interviewed diabetic women to understand how diets affect their health. A new study shows that “generally, replacing carbs with protein is beneficial” for diabetic diets. (Read the study summary HERE)The diabetic women described how they feel better after they drink soymilk—which they receive from the SoyCow at Proximos Pasos. One mother told the teams that she wanted to learn more about new ways of eating as there are two diabetics in her family and she wanted to prevent the disease from affecting any other members.At the end of the week, the girls will premier their videos to their families, school and community members to share how soy is benefiting them at school and how it can benefit the entire community. These girls are learning to be nutrition leaders and agents of change for a malnourished, impoverished population in Guatemala. Stay tuned for more updates to come as the project continues!last_img read more

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