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Harwood Hoping For National RecallHarwood Hoping For National Recall

first_img “I am definitely looking forward to getting back into the national team because I have been out of the squad for some time due to school issues,” said Harwood, who is in her final year of her Bachelor of Science degree in general management studies. “My performance in the Elite League has been good because I am really happy with myself, even though I haven’t been doing any intense training,” she said. “My shots are still there, but what I need to work on is speed and movements, but I know that I will improve on that once I get back into the national team,” Harwood said. In fact, Harwood, who the MVP trophy at the 2013 FAST5 Series in New Zealand, said she has lost a few pounds because she has been working very hard to improve her fitness. “I have lost some weight, but I need to lose a lot more so that I can get back in shape, but this will take time,” she said. National shooter Thristina Harwood has set her sights on leading the Kingston Hummingbirds to this year’s Berger Elite League title, while she eyes a return to the Sunshine Girls set up. The Hummingbirds, who last won the title in 2014, is one win away from securing their second hold on the trophy, as they lead the best-of-three finals against the St Ann Orchids 1-0, with Game Two scheduled for Thursday. Harwood, the second leading scorer in this season’s competition, was in superb form in game one, as she netted 38 goals from 48 attempts. The 23-year-old Harwood said that she is confident the Hummingbirds will close out the series on Thursday. “I know that the St Ann Orchids are going to come out very strong for the second game, but come Thursday, I will be ready,” Harwood said. “I know for sure that there won’t be a game three because I am going to play my all out and so Kingston Hummingbirds will come out victorious at the end,” she said. The stoutly regarded player, who last represented Jamaica at the 2015 Fast5 Series in New Zealand, said she is itching to get back in the national set-up. LOOKING FORWARD TO RETURNlast_img read more

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Creamline gets headway for bronze medal, trumps Air ForceCreamline gets headway for bronze medal, trumps Air Force

first_img787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ ‘Pool queens’ eye 1-2 billiards finish for PH Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite Teen gunned down in Masbate MOST READ Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendcenter_img 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Pau Soriano and Rosemarie Vargas led the Cool Smashers, who have played without skipper Alyssa Valdez since the end of the elimination round, with 11 points apiece while Cesca Raqraquin and Rizza Mandapat combined for 16.And all that scoring began from the playmaking of the league’s Best Setter Jia Morado who put up 34 excellent sets.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Mary Ann Pantino led the Lady Jet Spikers with seven points. 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCreamline got a head start in the race for the bronze medal after putting down Philippine Air Force, 25-16, 25-21, 25-19, in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Cool Smashers, who went on an 8-0 tear early in the competition, lost two straight to Bali Pure in the Final Four and will now settle for a crack at third place.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

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In Canadian Investor’s Mining License Case: Supreme Court Denies Government AppealsIn Canadian Investor’s Mining License Case: Supreme Court Denies Government Appeals

first_imgThe Government of Liberia’s appeal to turn over the judgment of the Civil Law Court against the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy was on Friday, January 10, denied by the Supreme Court.Giving the Higher Court’s opinion on the appeal, Associate Justice Philip A. Z. Banks  declared that the “Clerk of Court is hereby ordered to send a mandate to the lower court to resume jurisdiction over the case and to reinforce the judgment of this lower court in accordance with the law. Costs of these proceedings are disallowed. And it is hereby so ordered.”The Civil Law Court in 2012 granted a motion protesting against the termination of a mineral exploration agreement and revoking of mining licenses of Mr. Leonard Lindstrom, a Canadian Investor, by the Ministry.Mr. Lindstrom is the owner of the Liberty Group of Companies which comprises of six other mining companies including; Liberty Gold and Diamond Mining Company, T. Rex Resources Inc, G -10 Exploration Inc, Golden Ventures Inc. Magma Mineral Resources and Craton Development.He is the author of the book Title “Corruption 101, Liberia Style.”In that ruling the Civil Law Court declared that the “act of the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy is hereby declared illegal, irregular, improper, unlawful and  the termination of Mr. Lindstrom’s licenses are hereby ordered reinstated.” It further stated, “With official extension for at least four years the current date with all rights and privileges appertaining thereto, and it is hereby so ordered.”That judgment was seriously rejected by the Ministry which announced an appeal to the Higher Court.Giving justification of the Higher Court’s denial, Justice Banks explained that “nowhere in any of the letters of termination, did the Acting Minister of Lands, Mines and Energy inform the licensees, Mr. Lindstrom’s companies, that they had the right to contest the termination of the mineral exploration agreement or the license held by them within thirty (30) days of the date of the letter of termination.”Justice Banks clarified that the “net effect of this omission is that none of the companies were notified that they had the right to contest the termination.Referring to the law, the Associate Justice noted “our law is clear on the issue. It is only upon such notice that the appellees (Mr. Lindstrom) would have been informed of the right to contest the termination.” He insisted “notice is the key component of our jurisdiction and it was not for the appellant (Ministry) to dispense with that critical requirement.”He continued, “the appellant cannot make the argument that the appellees waived their right to contest the termination or to a hearing on the termination because they failed to contest the termination within thirty (30) days of the date of the notice of termination.”“Therefore,” the Associate Justice noted “in that light, we reject the contention of the appellant that the appellees were accorded the due-process of law opportunity provided by the Constitution and the several provisions of our statures, as well as, the regulation, but chose to waive the right or that opportunity.”Accordingly, Justice Banks stated, “we hold that as no right to a hearing was accorded the appellees and no right of due-process was waived by them, the trial judge was correct in holding that the appellees were denied their right to due- process of law.And by that denial, the action of the appellant was rendered null and void and of no legal effect.”  He concluded, “The said act by the appellant in terminating the mineral exploration Agreement and the license held by the appellees is hereby reversed and the rights and license held by the appellees reinstated to last for the remaining period granted them.”The case grew on October 25, 2010, when Mr. Lindstrom requested the court to enter into a declaratory judgment against the Ministry of Lands, Mines and Energy, alleging among other things that his companies is a registered business entity in the Country and was granted licenses to operate under the laws of Liberia.He further argued that the concession agreement between the two parties was also signed since 2004.They further contended that despite the existence of the agreement, the respondent Ministry terminated its agreement.According to him, after receiving the notice of termination of the agreement, he wrote the Ministry requesting for a hearing, which hearing was denied. He contended that the Ministry’s action was contrary to the mining laws of Liberia, the agreement as well as the regulations promulgated by them on November 3, 2010, because his company does not owe government.But, the Ministry on the other hand, argued that following reconciliation of vouchers and payment Mr. Lindstorm companies were actually indebted to government in the amount of US$280,000.They further contended that Lindstrom only paid for Liberty Gold and Diamond Mining Company and G-10 Exploration, but failed to pay for the other three companies namely; T. Rex Resources Inc, Golden Ventures Inc. Magma Mineral Resources.Besides, that the companies bills and payment were not made: and that even the two institutions named that they paid for, failed and refused to submit the work plan as required for those institutions.It was based on these irregularities; the Ministry alleged that it took the decision to terminate Mr. Lindstorm’s mining exploration agreement and his companies’ licenses.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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The Case of the Reformed Vagabond (1)The Case of the Reformed Vagabond (1)

first_imgThe echoes of ceiling and standing fans intruded my mind as Judge Samson Jlue adjusted himself at the bench while his haunting eyes gazed at me. Unsure of what to say, I blinked twice—and then several more afterwards. My mild smile faded and I felt perspiration forming on my forehead.  “I regret to say that you are a dangerous man,” Judge Jlue said, adjusting his glasses on his nose. “James Boward, it is your actions, as far as the court is concerned, that make you a dangerous man and therefore,” the judge hesitated, and stared at me, “you deserve to die.” My stomach churned inside as my heart beat involuntary. My eyes felt heavy, because I could not understand the message readily well and my senses were fuzzy, for it was clear that I was a condemned man.  Seated beside me was my defense counsel, Emmanuel Jajay who had been with me through the one month that the case lasted. Now it was clear to me that I, James Boward, a former traveler, who had roamed across West Africa, and had visited at least two countries in the east in search of the golden fleece, Kenya and Tanzania included, was now a condemned man, as far as the judge had declared.  My blurry eyes felt heavy, and I grimaced to clear the vapor that made seeing difficult but I could only sweep my eyes across the courtroom to meet with eyes that stared me back, in mock emptiness.  Then I heard the judge, his voice more powerful that what he had used earlier to announce my death sentence, “The judicial system is established in our society to give those who are blatantly hurt justice, and those who have lost their lives through brutal means a sense of justice, though unaware.  “I wanted to give you another chance,” he continued and then hesitated, and I lifted my head to meet his gaze, with a bitter grin on my face. The courtroom remained quiet and family members of my late wife, sat across from me, with their eyes shooting through me.  “Rebecca Boward was a lovely woman, a woman whose love and care for you met resistance that ended in her murder,” Judge Jlue said.  Looking at me directly, he said, “I have no other alternative but to send you to meet your maker,” and he lifted a white handkerchief and mopped his forehead. My former wife Rebecca Boward’s lifeless body was found on February 2, 2014, one mile from our resident on Bushrod Island, Monrovia. I had not been able to find a job since I returned to Liberia from my personal adventures across the countries I mentioned earlier, after four years absence. Mrs. Boward was only twenty nine and we had two children, a boy and a girl who we adored very much.  My wife had secured a loan from a local bank on Bushrod Island in Monrovia and had begun to trade in items that were in vogue and needed by young women, those women of fashion. She further traveled to neighboring countries, including Sierra Leone, Cot d’Ivoire, Guinea, Togo and Ghana six months after the loan of U$10,000. 00 was received, and through her efforts, the family was doing fine. When the elections of 2005 came along, I had just returned from my aimless journey and after the loan was received, and profits began to flow into the family, I was able to measure arm with my colleagues in our community.  Though residing in a poor community, often times referred to as ‘slum’ I did not realize that the more we were successful and money was no longer a worry to feed and clothe my family, and the more we helped neighbors who always came for help, the more we were making enemies.    Without much thinking on that level, I became friendly to friends in the community and it was not too long when our problems began.  I had earlier told the court during the trial, that I loved Rebecca Boward so much that I did not have any reason to murder her. The night of her death, I had gone with friends to have a drink at a local drinking spot. I did not really know what happened to me, till I was awoken in the morning three miles outside the club by police officers, who later informed me that I was a suspect of the death of Mrs. Rebecca Broward, since as her husband, I was the first suspect or person of interest. You could imagine my shock and desperation especially so when my natural reaction to the violent death of my wife was termed by the prosecutor as an act to throw police away for a crime they claimed I had committed, though they could not prove any motive I had beyond reasonable doubt.  What shocked me was the evidence that at least three witnesses, all my former friends, testified that I had confided in them to murder my wife, and “make another journey like what I did before with the money she had made, that she had refused for me to have for the alleged journey.” What shocked me further was also the evidence about my finger prints that were found on a supposed murder weapon that police claimed they found beside the remains of the decedent.  Here I was, a condemned man and it was apparent that my wife’s family and even my own children would not forgive me.  Judge Jlue’s judgment against me was painful but my only disappointment was that neither the defense counsel nor the judge gave me a chance to examine in profound detail my cry of innocence.  Now, the judge seemed to relish on the final sentence that would send me, he said to meet my maker, to get justice for the decedent.   “James Boward, you deserve to be buried by your action against a poor woman who gave you two beautiful children.  “Since you did not care about her life, this court, with deep appreciation sentence you to die by hanging so that you can feel the pain of the life you destroyed.  “May the good Lord have mercy upon you, and if there is a chance to return to the world of the living and in this particular country, you may, if your sense of humanity returns, regard human life as the most important, a worthy gift that no human being has the right to take away from another,” Judge Jlue concluded.  Right away, three bailiffs rushed towards me and I could hear the echoes of silent tears of my former wife’s family, including her parents and her younger sister, who had resided with us, and who again had violently testified about how much love I had for them as a father to the Boward’s family.  Meanwhile, the judge offered me a chance to speak to the family whose daughter he said “you had barbarously destroyed” in her prime.  A microphone was brought closer to my mouth and with tears washing my chest with tears; I failed on three occasions to speak. But when I finally found my voice, the personal agony, my suffering for being away from my late wife for the last four years during travails abroad, came to me and I was like a child, whose mother was lost, as my dear Rebecca was.  “I find it difficult,” I said, my teary eyes directly at my in-laws, “that I am called upon to apologize to you when my heart is bleeding for the death and murder of the only woman who loved me without question since those responsible for her murder, are still out there to hurt others again.  “My heart bleeds for Rebecca, and like you and my two young children, I am without the one whose love and care made me to know the meaning of a good wife.” I hesitated to recollect my thoughts and since I was already a condemned man, I could only tell how I felt about the murder.  I could hear the echoes and murmurings and tears from the spectators, and it was apparent that at least some of them believed that I was an innocent man, but due to bad police work, I had been condemned.  “I’m as confused as you about the reasons that Rebecca died and since the law has condemned me, since you and everyone here believed that I killed the woman who made me who I am today, I am telling you from the bottom of my heart to forgive me.  “Rebecca’s death and the plot that brought me into it could be because of some of my past sins and therefore I want to plead to all of you to forgive me…” my voice broke and I could not continue anymore.  But surprisingly, the judge was not done with me yet, and he waited for me to regain my composure.   “Perhaps I did many wrongs that I am paying for today, and since I am sentenced to die, I am requesting all of you, particularly those who believe in my innocence to pray for me, and this is a request I am making from the bottom of my heart.” The reaction was natural and at one point I saw the judge wipe a tear that threatened to betray his stubbornness not to weep.  Turning to a corner where my two children stood, my daughter, that poor girl, who was daddy’s girl, lifted her head and when our eyes met said, “Daddy I love you,” and it was enough for the rest of the audience as many of the people broke down in tears.  Fighting back tears, I shouted between regret and disappointment, “Sweetheart I think I failed you as a dad. I always wanted to see you grow as a woman of purpose but daddy cannot do it, forgive me.”  By now there was no one in the courtroom whose eyes were not filled with tears. They were not weeping, as far as I was concerned, because they believed I was guilty, they were shedding tears because of what seemed like a bleak future that my two innocent children would face when I was finally put to death.  “I don’t blame you for your order for me to die;” I told the judge, “for the preciousness of life dictates that anyone who takes another’s life, his life too should not belong to him. But the only difference is that I would be put to death when I did not kill the woman of my life.”  “Thank you all,” I said, and lowered my body slowly onto the seat. Two bailiffs began to move towards my direction, and I instinctively stole a glance at my defense counsel, whose smile was that of disappointment. Suddenly, my daughter’s body surged forward, and crashed to the ground, and I yelled, “Please help my daughter, she’s fainted.” Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Cop under close arrest for lying about gun discoveryCop under close arrest for lying about gun discovery

first_imgThe gun and ammunition that were discoveredPolice in E Division (Linden-Kwakwani) on Tuesday discovered an illegal firearm and ammunition outside the yard of a partly constructed house at Amelia’s Ward, Linden in Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice).However, following the discovery, ranks placed one of their own under close arrest.According to Police, about 13:45h, ranks went to a house located at Park Lane, Amelia’s Ward Squatting Area, where they conducted a search for firearm, ammunition and narcotics. Upon the Police’s arrival, three men were at the house.A search was conducted on the premises, but no illegal items were found in the house. Guyana Times was told that the ranks left the yard and were heading to their vehicle when one of them picked up a concrete block outside the yard, about two feet away from the main road. It was then that they saw the firearm in a multi-coloured plastic. This newspaper was told that one of the ranks, a Police Corporal allegedly instructed a Police Constable, who was among the search party, to report to their superior that the items were found in a room of the house. The rank then reportedly told the fabricated story to their seniors, as several persons were arrested and taken into custody over the discovery.The arrested persons were all interviewed by a senior Police Officer and all maintained that the gun and ammunition were found under the block of concrete. The senior cop then interviewed the ranks who made the discovery separately and two of them allegedly confessed that the story was fabricated.As a result, the rank who allegedly initiated the misinformation was placed under close arrest at Mackenzie Police Station.The firearm was examined and it was observed to be a .32 semi-automatic pistol # 684464 and seven matching rounds were reportedly found within the magazine.The persons who were taken into custody have since been released from Police custody.An investigation has been launched.last_img read more

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Conte’s firing imminent as Sarri waitsConte’s firing imminent as Sarri waits

first_img0Shares0000Antonio Conte led Chelsea to victory in the FA Cup final in May in what might have been his last match in charge.© AFP/File Ian KINGTONLONDON, United Kingdom, July 5 -The long-running saga over Chelsea manager Antonio Conte’s future is set to be resolved imminently with his sacking to be replaced by fellow Italian Maurizio Sarri, according to British media reports.Conte’s departure has been long expected, even though he added an FA Cup in May to the Premier League he won in his first season in charge of Chelsea in 2016/17. Both the Daily Mirror and The Times report on Thursday things are coming to a head.The Times reports that Conte sent an email stating he is still the head coach and expects players who are not at the World Cup to be at the training ground on Monday when he returns from holiday, countermanding a request from a member of the club’s technical staff for players to report this weekend.The Mirror reports that players want the confusion sorted out so they can plan for the future and that several agents in limbo over potential transfers.Conte is seen to have contributed to his own demise having fallen out both with the players and the board as the sheen of the title victory quickly disappearing.His intense training methods angered senior players and he alienated the board over his disparaging treatment of Spanish striker Diego Costa and constant carping over the club’s failure to replace top players with those of similar ability.Sarri, a former banker, has been favourite to succeed his compatriot after impressing as manager of Serie A side Napoli, who have replaced him with former Chelsea handler Carlo Ancelotti.The main barrier has been compensation.After Maurizo Sarri guided Napoli to second in Serie A, the club replaced him with Carlo Ancelotti. Now he could be heading to Chelsea.© AFP/File CARLO HERMANNConte is due a reported £9million ($11.9million) if he remains out of work for the season and with the major jobs such as Real Madrid and the Italy national post — which he occupied for two years till after Euro 2016 — filled it is likely he will sit the year out.Napoli are also expecting compensation of around £4.5million for Sarri, who is still under contract even though he is no longer their coach.Sarri is believed to have agreed to bring former Chelsea favourite Gianfranco Zola — whose managerial career has stalled after a series of failures — along as one of his backroom staff.Sarri has also presented a list of players he would like to sign.They reportedly include Belgian forward Dries Mertens from Napoli, CSKA Moscow’s Russian playmaker Aleksandr Golovin and Italian defender Daniel Rugani from Juventus, the side that edged Napoli in the Serie A title race.However, due to the uncertainty several Chelsea players are seeking to leave.Brazilian Willian is keen to sign for Barcelona with a reported £70million deal on the table and Belgian goalkeeper Thibault Courtois is eyeing a move to Real Madrid as his two young children — who he has said are his priority regarding his future — live in the Spanish capital.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Medo back to haunt former side Mt. KenyaMedo back to haunt former side Mt. Kenya

first_img0Shares0000Sofapaka celebrate one of their two goals against Mount Kenya United during a Kenyan premier League match in Machakos on December 9, 2018. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 9 – New Sofapaka head coach Melis Medo came back to haunt his former employers as Batoto ba Mungu beat Mount Kenya United 2-1 in their opening game of the 2018/2019 season at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos on Sunday afternoon.Amani Kyatta converted from the penalty spot with 15 minutes left to make for a nervous end to the game but Sofapaka did just but enough to protect the three points. John Avire had scored against his former side to give Sofapaka a 1-0 advantage at the break before Stephen Waruru converted from the spot early in the second half after a foul on Kepha Aswani.Mount Kenya had to finish the game with 10 men and with no keeper after peter Odhiambo suffered a freak injury following a collision with Aswani. Skipper John Njoroge had to go in between the posts for the final five minutes of the game.Medo handed five debuts for his team that went out against Mt. Kenya. Keeper Richard Aimo slotted between the posts while Titus Achesa and Cliff Kasuti manned either side of fullback.In midfield, Tom Adwar partnered Kenyan international Dennis Odhiambo while Avire joined Stephen Waruru in attack.Mount kenya United’s Paul Kamau wheels away from Sofapaka’s Michael Oduor during a Kenyan Premier League match in MachakosMount Kenya fielded a hugely new team with peter Odhiambo, Anami Kyesi and Moses ‘Dube’ Odhiambo among the few players who made it into the new side after transition.A soggy pitch dampened the pace of the game both sets of sides struggling to get their pace going.The two sides each tried their luck early on with strikes from range, but both went wide with Stephen Waruru’s for Sofapaka going inches away from target.In the sixth minute, Sofapaka had a good chance when Waruru floated in a cross from the left by Michael Oduor and Cliff Kasuti both arriving at the backpost could not slide in to hit the ball on target.A minute on the turn, Mount Kenya won a freekick from range with Samuel Ndung’u taking responsibility, but keeper Aimo parried the ball away.Mount Kenya should have gone ahead in the 12th minute when tevin Opondo won the ball behind the defense and advanced one on one with the keeper, but his shot one on one with Aimo went against the bar. A goalmouth melee ensued, but Sofapaka managed to kick the ball away.The game was beginning to gather momentum and five minutes on the other side, Sofapaka had a chance when Waruru skipped away from the keeper but his attempt at cutting back a cross was futile, Mount Kenya clearing the ball away.Three minutes later Avire had another chance when he went through on the right but he chose to go for goal instead of cutting back to his mates, his effort hitting the side netting.Avire had another chance after 33 minutes when he was sent through on goal by Justin Mico. He skipped away from the keeper but he was outpaced by Frank Bala who raced back to nudge the ball away when he was preparing to pull the trigger.He however made amends two minutes to the break when he dived in to head Sofapaka into the lead from a well delivered Titus Achesa cross, two new signings combining for the opening goal.Sofapaka then doubled their lead eight minutes into the second half when substitute Kepha Aswani who had come on for Mico was brought down inside the box by Amani.Sofapaka’s John Avire hustles for the ball against Mount Kenya United’s Samuel NdunguWaruru stepped up and made no mistake from the spot sending the keeper the wrong way for a 2-0 cushion.Sofapaka continued dominating having earned a confidence jab from the two goal lead and they attacked more, though they could not get the ball into the net for the third goal.It was Mount Kenya who would bring the game into some tense ending, Amani scoring from the penalty spot after Boniface Mukhekhe was brought down by keeper Aimo.The home side pressed to get into an equalizer, but Sofapaka defended well.With Njoroge stepping into goal for Mount Kenya, his backline shielded him well for the five minutes he was in the hot seat and he didn’t have much to do.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Angels owner buys largest Spanish radio station in U.S.Angels owner buys largest Spanish radio station in U.S.

first_imgAn investment partnership led by Angels baseball team owner Arte Moreno announced Saturday that it has agreed to buy the nation’s largest Spanish-language AM radio station. The investors will buy Radio 830 KMXE for an undisclosed sum. The group will “start running the station immediately” while awaiting approval of the deal from the Federal Communications Commission, said investor spokeswoman Debbie Mitchell. Messages left for the station and its current owner, Radiovisa LLC, were not immediately returned Saturday. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card Moreno bought the Angels in 2003, becoming the first Hispanic majority owner of a Major League Baseball team. KMXE, a 50,000-watt station based in the San Fernando Valley, provides 24-hour news, talk and sports programming that includes live coverage of USC football, NASCAR and the Los Angeles Galaxy soccer team. The new owners will add Angels games and other sports in both Spanish and English to reach the Hispanic market, said Angels President Dennis Kuhl, another partner in the acquisition. “It will also provide an opportunity for advertisers to reach an audience with a buying power of more than $105 billion,” Kuhl said in a statement. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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England Under-20s stars: How likely they are to play senior football next seasonEngland Under-20s stars: How likely they are to play senior football next season

first_img 21 21 Jake Clarke-Salter (Chelsea) – Just like Tomori, Clarke-Salter must get past regulars Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta, Nathan Ake, and Kurt Zouma before he can feature for the Blues. 21 21 21 21 21 21 Jonjoe Kenny (Everton) – England’s starting right-back, Kenny is one of the Toffees’ Premier League 2 winners but faces a battle to make it into the first-team right now. With Seamus Coleman already ahead of him when fit, Mason Holgate and Tyias Browning are also in the squad and likely to play ahead of him in the new season, while Calum Connolly will also be a rival for the role. 21 Rico Henry (Brentford) – Ex-Walsall youngster Henry bounced back from a dislocated shoulder last season to feature regularly before the end of the campaign. It’s likely he will battle with Tom Field for the starting spot under Dean Smith. 21 Kieran Dowell (Everton) – Able to play in attacking midfield or on the right-wing, Dowell has had a brilliant campaign with the Toffees’ Under-23s, scoring 11 goals in 22 games. Kevin Mirallas, Ross Barkley, Ademola Lookman, and fellow starlet Tom Davies are the men likely to stand in his way of a first-team spot. Dominic Calvert-Lewin (Everton) – Already a firm presence in the Toffees’ side towards the end of the last campaign, Calvert-Lewin will see main rival Romelu Lukaku leave, but could see ex-Barcelona striker Sandro emerge has his main rival under Ronald Koeman. 21 Ainsley Maitland-Niles (Arsenal) – Able to play as right-back, winger, or central midfielder, the future is looking bright for the Gunners star. Arsene Wenger has revealed he will have a first-team role next year and could see plenty of minutes in the League Cup and Europa League. 21 Sheyi Ojo (Liverpool) – A back injury limited winger Ojo’s chances last season for the Reds but has been in the first-team mix under Jurgen Klopp. Currently, Sadio Mane, Philippe Coutinho, Divock Origi, Adam Lallana, and fellow starlet Ben Woodburn have kept him away from the starting XI. Freddie Woodman (Newcastle United) – Click the right arrow above to see who each England Under-20 star must battle past to win a first-team role at their clubs… – The shot-stopper, who saved Adalberto Penaranda’s penalty to help England to glory, spent time on loan with Kilmarnock last season. Now he returns to St James’ Park with Tim Krul, Karl Darlow, and Rob Elliot ahead of him in the queue for sure. Matz Sels, though, is likely to leave and is one less player Woodman has to fight his way past. 21 Dael Fry (Middlesbrough) – After a promising 2015/16, Fry didn’t quite have the same luck this year with a tough loan spell at Rotherham at the start of the campaign. With Boro back in the Championship he may get more chances but must find his way past Daniel Ayala, Ben Gibson, Bernardo Espinosa, and new signing Enes Mahmutovic. Dean Henderson (Manchester United) – The Red Devils’ only representative in the squad, Henderson is unlikely to usurp the likes of David De Gea and Sergio Romero any time soon. He’s also beneath Sam Johnstone, and Joel Pereira, in the pecking order at Old Trafford. Adam Armstrong (Newcastle United) – Rafael Benitez has told Armstrong and Woodman to be ready for next season after their World Cup win, but the former is very unlikely to feature for the Magpies. Even if the club sell Daryl Murphy and Emmanuel Riviere, they still have Dwight Gayle, Aleksandar Mitrovic, and Ayoze Perez in their ranks. This means another loan move is on the cards for Armstrong, who has had previous spells with Barnsley, and Coventry City. 21 21 England’s Under-20 World Cup winners will enjoy their success this summer but will no the hard work will begin again as soon as pre-season training starts again.The youngsters must now attempt to battle their way into their respective clubs’ starting XIs or impress away in loans spells in the Football League.Each player has a unique task ahead of themselves, so who must they rival for a first-team spot?Click the right arrow above to find out… Fikayo Tomori (Chelsea) – Given a new four-year deal and the No.33 shirt last summer, Tomori had a ten-appearance spell with Brighton this year as he attempts to break into the Blues’ first-team plans. The departure of John Terry increases his chances, but any new signing will be ahead of his in the queue for a start, along with regulars Gary Cahill, David Luiz, Cesar Azpilicueta, Nathan Ake, and Kurt Zouma. Kyle Walker-Peters (Tottenham) – In the final against Venezuela, Walker-Peters played at left-back, rather than his usual right-back role, but performed admirably. Mauricio Pochettino has the player in his thoughts and it won’t be a surprise to see him get minutes in the League Cup next year. He is currently behind Kyle Walker and Keiran Trippier for the right-back spot. 21 21 Harrison Chapman (Middlesbrough) – A promising loan spell with Sheffield United could see Chapman get first-team appearances with Boro next year, although another temporary move is currently more likely. Adam Clayton, Marten de Roon, Adlene Guedioura, Adam Forshaw and Grant Leadbitter are just some of the men in front of him at the Riverside. 21 Lewis Cook (Bournemouth) – Former Leeds academy starlet Cook saw his first Premier League season slip by as he was sidelined for most of it with an ankle injury. With Jack Wilshere leaving the club following a loan spell, there is a good chance the skipper of the England’s Under-20s will be a first-team regular. He will battle Harry Arter, Andrew Surman, and Dan Gosling now and seems in a good place to start. Dominic Solanke (Liverpool) – Jurgen Klopp has seemingly offered Solanke at least some assurances of first-team football with the Reds, following his move from Chelsea. But his rivals are Roberto Firmino, Divock Origi, Daniel Sturridge, and Danny Ings, which could make it tricky. 21 Josh Onomah (Tottenham) – Harry Winks has crept ahead of the talented midfielder this season, but both will be challenging Victor Wanyama, Mousa Dembele, and Eric Dier for first-team minutes next season, especially in the League Cup. 21 Ademola Lookman (Everton) – Already in the first-team mix, Lookman is set to be a fixture for the Toffees next year, especially if Romelu Lukaku leaves as expected. England Under-20 team-mate Dominic Calvert-Lewin, Yannick Bolasie, and Kevin Mirallas will be his rivals for starts this year, while Gerard Deulofeu is likely to be sold. Callum Connolly (Everton) – A versatile defender, Connolly was on loan at Wigan towards the end of last season, playing mostly at right-back, but also as a centre-back in a three-man defence. He will have the same rivals as Jonjoe Kenny if he opts to play as a full-back, or the likes of Ashley Williams, Phil Jagielka, Ramiro Funes Mori, Mason Holgate, and Matthew Pennington at centre-back. Ovie Ejaria (Liverpool) – Attacking midfield Ejaria has bounced back from the disappointment of being released by Arsenal by making the most of a second chance at Anfield. He faces a tough task getting into the first-team on a regular basis, with Adam Lallana, Georginio Wijnaldum, Philippe Coutinho, and Marko Grujic the men he must usurp. 21 Luke Southwood (Reading) – Goalkeeper Southwood has seen his rivals thin out this summer with Stuart Moore and Joe Tupper being released, but he still needs to make it past Anssi Jaakkola, Jonathan Bond, and Ali Al-Habsi.last_img read more

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PICTURE SPECIAL: RORY GETS DUNLEWEY ROCKING TO ‘JIMMY’S WINNING MATCHES’PICTURE SPECIAL: RORY GETS DUNLEWEY ROCKING TO ‘JIMMY’S WINNING MATCHES’

first_imgAodh Máirtín Ó Fearraigh makes sure Rory has a ticket for the Big One!WE knew The Revs were good.In case you’d forgotten, Rory Gallagher (last known address Lanzarote) really got the crowd going on his homecoming gig in Dunlewey last night.The GAA fundraiser pulled in a huge crowd. And they were all most there to hear the Kilcar man belt out ‘Jimmy’s Winning Matches’.But they also heard him play some fantastic numbers; with excellent support.Pictures from Brid Sweeney for donegaldaily.com!      PICTURE SPECIAL: RORY GETS DUNLEWEY ROCKING TO ‘JIMMY’S WINNING MATCHES’ was last modified: September 19th, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:PICTURE SPECIAL: RORY GETS DUNLEWEY ROCKING TO ‘JIMMY’S WINNING MATCHES’last_img read more

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