A total of six goals were scored on the opening day of the Petra/Milo U-18 football tournament when play commenced at the Ministry of Education ground.In the first game, it was easy pickings for Masters Academy as they decimated Bishops’ High 3-1. James Walcott scored a brace for the Academy side in the 12th and 48th minute while Teon Vankenic slotted home the third in the 59th.Bishops’ High, who took the lead early on through Darin Chan in the 5th minute, were not able to find the back of the net again.A no-show for Houston Secondary meant that St Rose’s High got a walk over, while game three between North Ruimveldt and St Joseph High ended 1-1.Jerren Shepard put St. Joseph High in the lead in the 61st before Omar Sinclair 66th minute goal ensured that said lead was short-lived.The final game of the afternoon,which featured two time defending champions Chase academy against Freeburg,saw the former winning via a walkover.Action continues today with Lodge Secondary taking on St. Mary’s Secondary school while Kingston will have to play East Ruimveldt. Tucville and St. John’s College will play game three while Morgan Learning Centre and Charlestown Secondary will play game four.
‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs The UCI’s ruling ensured he could compete at the Tour after race organizer ASO had informed Team Sky it would forbid Froome from entering until the doping case was decided.His use of asthma medication has been well documented and he often uses inhalers during races. World Anti-Doping Agency rules state an athlete can be cleared for excessive salbutamol use if he proves it was due to an appropriate therapeutic dosage.Froome said he understands it may take time for fans to believe he is not a cheat.“But that data is available, and I would like to think that as people understand that more, they will understand my decision to keep on racing knowing I have certainly done nothing wrong,” Froome said. “Of course it has been damaging. As it is right now I’m just happy to draw a line in the sand and move on and focus on bike racing.”UCI president David Lappartient has also issued a call for calm.ADVERTISEMENT Four-time Tour de France cycling race winner Chris Froome of Britain leaves after a press conference in Saint-Mars-la-Reorthe, Vendee region, France, Wednesday, July 4, 2018, ahead of upcoming Saturday’s start of the race. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)SAINT-MARS-LA-REORTHE, France — Chris Froome has asked Tour de France fans to let him race in peace, even if they doubt the recent ruling that cleared him of doping allegations.The British cyclist has been targeted by spectators in the past. During the 2015 Tour, he said a man threw a cup of urine at him while yelling “doper”.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments With the latest edition beginning on Saturday, five days after the International Cycling Union finally ruled Froome had won last year’s Spanish Vuelta cleanly, the four-time Tour winner offered an alternative way for skeptical fans to show their distrust.“Support the race in a positive way, don’t bring negativity,” he said on Wednesday in western France. “In terms of safety I obviously would encourage fans of the sport to come watch the race, and if you are not necessarily a Chris Froome fan or a Sky fan, come to the race and put a jersey on of another team you do support. That would be my advice.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’A cloud hung over Froome after a urine sample taken during the Vuelta in September showed a concentration of the asthma drug salbutamol that was twice the permitted level.After months of silence, the UCI said Froome’s result did not represent an adverse finding, which could have led him to be stripped of his Vuelta victory, and a suspension. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding LATEST STORIES In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil “(Froome) has the right to operate in a safe environment. I have heard calls, sometimes completely irrational, to violence on the Tour de France,” Lappartient said. “I cannot accept that and I call on all spectators to protect all the athletes and to respect the judicial decision so that Chris Froome can compete in a safe and serene environment.”Teammate Geraint Thomas said Froome has shown poise even when fans are at their worst.“I’ve always been impressed by the way he is off the bike,” Thomas said. “But the last nine months have been the most impressive, really, how he was able to still perform and train and commit to all that while everything else was going on.”Thomas, however, said possible run-ins with the public are part of riding down roads lined by people, most of who are there to cheer on the athletes.“It’s not like football — it’s not in just a closed stadium when you can check everyone,” he said. “So there is that element of risk so to speak.”Froome is aiming to join Jacques Anquetil, Eddy Merckx, Bernard Hinault and Miguel Indurain as the only riders to win the Tour five times.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Max Holloway out of UFC 226 title bout with concussion woes
23 July 2013South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is providing multimedia tablets and training to 160 teachers at 11 schools in the Eastern Cape as part of a project that aims to develop a mobile teaching model that can be applied countrywide.The CSIR’s Meraka Institute said on Friday that it had completed a one-year pilot phase in which 17 teachers at Arthur Mfebe Senior Secondary School in Cofimvaba were trained in using digital content on tablets to support traditional teaching and learning.A comprehensive mobile learning curriculum had been developed for this purpose, the CSIR said, and learnings from the pilot phase were being applied in the first phase of the project, which would see tablets rolled out to 11 additional schools over the next two years.The rollout began on Friday, and would be followed by a second phase, starting in 2014, in which tablets would be rolled out to a further 14 schools.The Meraka Institute’s Merryl Ford believes that the innovative use of mobile technology has the power to transform education.“These devices will help to change the landscape of education in rural areas, allowing teachers and students greater access to knowledge and education resources,” Ford said in a statement on Friday.She added that the project was “turning old models and approaches upside down by starting with the most disadvantaged schools in the country … If what we’re doing works in rural schools, it will work anywhere.”The project employs a “learn to earn” model, in which teachers get the opportunity to earn their tablets by attending training courses once a month in the afternoons, and by using them in their classrooms to support teaching and learning processes. This is further supported by a system in which teachers are rewarded with “digital badges” to encourage their progress.Once the teachers at each school show that they are ready, the rollout will be extended to learners as well. At Arthur Mfebe Senior Secondary, the second phase began on 18 July with each matric student receiving their own tablet to support their studies.“We want to develop a sustainable, replicable model that can be implemented across the country,” Ford said, adding: “The project is a partnership between ourselves, government, teachers and learners where everyone has a responsibility to make it work.“We are doing this with the schools, not for them, and we hope that by helping them become agents in their own success, the project will be successful far beyond our involvement.”The project, dubbed ICT4RED, is a sub-projects of the over-arching Technology for Rural Education Development (TECH4RED) project, a collaborative effort between the national departments of Science and Technology, Basic Education and Rural Development and Land Reform, and the Eastern Cape Department of Education.SAinfo reporter
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TFA is proud to announce the development, piloting and introduction of the AusSquad program. TFA is focused on the continued development of junior participation in sport and the growth of community links in sport. The AusSquad program will become a key element in the TFA junior framework and a key link between the AusTouch Program and pre-elite senior competition.11 to 15-year-olds are the target of the launch, which will involve a demonstration of the program’s clinics and will be conducted by a number of Australian Open players and coaches. The participants need to be there at 5.00pm for the launch to commence at 5.30pm. The participants are then encouraged to stay at the fields to watch the National Training Squads take on the Alliance in their first ever encounter. The participants will receive a free AusSquad shirt as well as a free barbecue taking place on the night. To be a part of the launch, please contact TFA’s National Sport Development Coordinator, Adam Raptis on [email protected] by Thursday, 9 September 2010. Please click on the attached flyer for more information. Related Filesaussquad14-jpg
About the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Chelsea manager Sarri: Italy must do more to eradicate racismby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has called on Italy to fix their racism problem following the alleged racist abuse of Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly at the San Siro.Koulibaly alleged received the abuse during Wednesday’s loss to Inter Milan, before being sent off after two quick yellow cards.Sarri sympathises with his former player and wants his homeland to do more to fix the problem.”You know in Italy there are some problems in football, especially for Naples,” Sarri said.”When I was there we stopped two matches; one against Lazio in Rome, one against Sampdoria in Genoa.”I’m really very sorry for Kalidou because he is a wonderful man. I’m sorry for him, but I think in Italy we can do something more for this problem.”
About the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Shevchenko: AC Milan now have right men in chargeby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveAndriy Shevchenko says former AC Milan teammate Rino Gattuso is the right coach for the club.The former Milan striker admits he’s a fan of Gattuso’s style.The Ukraine coach told Gazzetta dello Sport, “Very good, I like this attitude of the club, there are people who have clear ideas, who do not dance in the periods of difficulty: Leonardo and (Paolo) Maldini are working calmly and competently, Leo and Paolo know the reality better than anyone else, and then there is the blocking of the market: if you can only work on loans, getting back to the top is not easy. “I hope that Milan can continue to work serenely for the ascent. Rino’s support is very important because he is working well, he has given the team a sense of belonging. This is the right man for Milan, and I am happy with the confidence that he is collecting from the club.”
TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Watford reject Fluminense request for Joao Pedroby Paul Vegas10 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveWatford have rejected a request from Fluminense for Joao Pedro to remain with them until mid-2020.The player has been the subject of booing from home supporters in recent weeks, after an eight game spell without a win and a public appearance at a music festival two days before a game, reports the Watford Observer. Despite his falling out with supporters, reports in Brazil claim the team have asked Watford if they can hold onto the teenager until a later date, but the Hornets are not interested in allowing him to stay in South America after his originally-agreed arrival date of January 2020. The 18-year-old has scored ten goals for Fluminense so far this season, but drew criticism for appearing at Rock In Rio festival last month.
Advertisement Login/Register With: Facebook Advertisement TORONTO — A documentary produced by Leonardo DiCaprio about electric car racing, a look at a controversial yoga teacher dogged by sexual misconduct claims, and a Drake-backed feature about immigrants who served in the U.S. military only to be deported, are headed to the Toronto International Film Festival.Festival organizers said Thursday that the 25 films chosen for this year’s non-fiction slate include “And We Go Green,” produced by DiCaprio and directed by Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville; and “Bikram: Yogi, Guru, Predator,” directed by Eva Orner.Drake (Credit: Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP/REX/Shutterstock (10225918w)Drake accepts the top billboard 200 album award for “Scorpion” at the Billboard Music Awards, at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas2019 Billboard Music Awards – Show, Las Vegas, USA – 01 May 2019Drake’s project, “Ready for War,” is executive-produced by the Toronto rapper along with Future and David Ayer, and directed by Andrew Renzi. A TIFF publicist says the production is bound for the U.S. broadcaster Showtime but there’s no word yet on a Canadian outlet. FILE – This June 5, 2019 file photo shows Leonardo DiCaprio at the premiere of “Ice on Fire” in Los Angeles. DiCaprio is joining with billionaire investors and philanthropists Laurene Powell Jobs and Brian Sheth to create Earth Alliance, a new nonprofit charged with tackling climate change and the loss of biodiversity. Earth Alliance said Tuesday July 2, it will provide grants, educational opportunities and fund campaigns and films, as well as work with grassroots organizations and individuals in places most affected by biodiversity loss and climate change. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) Twitter Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Documentary programmer Thom Powers said this year’s collection tackles themes including artistic achievement, immigration, environmentalism, and resistance against corrupt leaders. It also touches on several high-profile figures including Truman Capote, Merce Cunningham, and Imelda Marcos.“This year’s program captures characters you’ll never forget: lovers, fighters, dancers, athletes, despots, rebels, hustlers, and heroes,” Powers said in a release.The section will open with “The Cave” from Oscar-nominated director Feras Fayyad, about an underground hospital in war-torn Syria.Lighter fare includes Bryce Dallas Howard’s documentary debut, “Dads,” about fatherhood — featuring her own famous dad, Ron Howard — and Gabe Polsky’s “Red Penguins,” billed as a comic tale about U.S. hustlers bringing NHL-style hockey to Moscow.Programmers also announced the 10-film lineup in the Midnight Madness section, typically dedicated to horror, off-beat comedy and quirky genre fare.They include an adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s “Color Out of Space,” directed by Richard Stanley and starring Nicolas Cage; and Joko Anwar’s “Gundala,” based on Indonesian superhero comic books.A scene from the film “And We Go Green,” about electric car racing, produced by DiCaprio and directed by Fisher Stevens and Malcolm Venville is seen in this undated photo provided August 8, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, TIFFThe late-night slot will open with Jeff Barnaby’s previously-announced Indigenous zombie film “Blood Quantum” and closes with Isaac Nabwana’s “Crazy World,” billed as “gonzo action flick” and a celebration of the Ugandan film movement Wakaliwood.“This year’s selections challenge the traditional parameters of genre and shock cinema, but — most excitingly — half of the lineup’s wicked provocations are courtesy of filmmakers making their feature-film debut,” lead programmer Peter Kuplowsky said Thursday in a release.First-timers include Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia’s dystopian sci-fi film “The Platform,” Rose Glass’s psychological thriller “Saint Maud,” and Andrew Patterson’s paranormal period piece “The Vast of Night,” which won the audience award for best narrative feature at Slamdance.Other documentary picks include: Alan Berliner’s “Letter to the Editor,” about photojournalism; Barbara Kopple’s “Desert One,” chronicling a mission to rescue hostages in Iran; Thomas Balmes’ “Sing Me A Song,” about a monk in Bhutan who forms a long-distance relationship via his smart phone and Alex Gibney’s “Citizen K,” which profiles Russian businessman Mikhail Khodorkovsky, who turned against Russian president Vladimir Putin.Meanwhile, the revamped Discovery program will open with Chiara Malta’s “Simple Women,” in which a director meets Elina Lowensohn, an actor she idolized in her youth.Described as “a place to find work that could be poetic, bold, or challenging,” TIFF says its Discovery section has helped launch the international careers of acclaimed directors including Yorgos Lanthimos, Maren Ade, Alfonso Cuaron, Barry Jenkins and Jean-Marc Vallee.The Toronto International Film Festival runs Sept. 5 to 15.