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first_img….13 overseas players expectedBy Ras WadadaWITH less than a week before game time in Paramaribo,the Golden Jaguars squad has been reduced to 22 players, including 12 overseas-based, who are expected in the country by tomorrow.The unit also shows five new faces, while several key players have made themselves available for the 2 third-round matches in the Caribbean Football Union’s (CFU) senior Men’s Championship. The Jaguars face Suriname next Saturday,and three day later host Cup holders Jamaica at the Leonora Stadium.The team will also be without a number of starters due to injuries, but rejoining the team after missing the 2nd round matches is Puerto Rico based captain Christopher Nurse.The five newcomers include MLS’ Philadelphia Union midfielder, Warren Creavelle,along with California schoolboy winger Cash London and goalkeeper Andrew Nestor of Brooklyn College. Defender Anani Mohammed recently signed with Mexico’s division two side Atalante , while 6’ 5” Kai Lyle plays for Barnett in the English Division Two. .The other foreign based players are; Canada based Adrian Butters, US-based Brandon Beresford and European based Walter Moore, Jake Newton, Samuel Cox and Marcel Barrington. The injured list reads: Neil Danns, Sheldon Holder, Emery Welshman and Anthony White;while the unavailable players are; Kester Jacobs, Devon Millington and Gregory Richardson;while Canada based Shaquille Agard cannot get time off from school.Coach Jamal Shabazz is optimistic going into the two crucial encounters,although he will be without the services of a number of seasoned players,and despite poor preparations.“There is no time to cry or complain over what should or did not happen, regarding our preparations. It’s all about approaching the job with a positive mindset and giving of our best to get the result”, Shabazz stated.The philosophical Trinbagonian added that the Jaguars must be hungry, “The thing I love about football is when you have your full squad bonded, united and ready to go, you kiss your troubles goodbye and look forward to fighting for three points. Instinctively,when Jaguars are hungry they have to go and hunt, therefore if we are hungry for success, the Golden Jaguars must go out and battle for it”.The full 22-man squad: Goalkeepers – Kai Lyle, Andrew Nestor and Alex Murray; Defenders – Jake Newton, Samuel Cox, Quincy Adams, Walter Moore, Adrian Butters , Colin Nelson and Anani Mohammed; Midfielders – Dwight Peters, Cash London, Brandon Beresford, Trayon Bobb, Christopher, Warren Creavelle, Daniel Wilson and Kevin Beaton; Forwards – Anthony Abrams, Vurlon Mills, Pernel Schultz and Marcel Barrington.The 20-man squad to travel to Suriname will be announced after the final two training sessions this Tuesday and Wednesday. The team is expected to depart on Thursdaylast_img read more

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on December 6, 2017 at 11:22 pm Contact David: As Endicott men’s basketball’s Keith Brown strolled into Babson College’s Staake Gymnasium on Nov. 19, he popped on his headphones, headed into the locker room and began his pregame routine. Only this time it was different. His unranked Gulls were set to tip off against Division III reigning national champions and then-No.7 Babson.Brown, the team’s leading scorer, knew he needed an unprecedented performance.“You could see it in warmups, all of his shots were going in,” teammate Mathew Catizone said. “There was just a different vibe about him, you could tell he was in the zone.”Fresh off a career-high 38 points in the season opener versus Regis the night before, Brown did what nobody expected him to do: Top himself. The Pelham, New Hampshire, native poured in 45 points, shooting 10-of-15 from beyond the arc. After each shot, the guard gave a stone cold look while his teammates went wild from the bench, en route to a 90-80 upset.“My teammates trust me when I shoot the ball,” Brown said about his play this season. “So far, it’s working.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe Babson game was a statement win for the Gulls (4-2, 2-1 Commonwealth Coast), and it allowed Brown show off his explosive scoring ability, an opportunity he couldn’t get last year because of a stacked senior class.Brown’s freshman campaign was a quiet one. He averaged 9.1 points per game, the fourth highest mark on the team, and came off the bench “mostly as a catch and shoot kind of guy,”he said. Then-seniors Kamahl Walker, Max Motroni and Daquan Sampson were the team’s main scorers and ball handlers, which meant opportunities for Brown to thrive were limited.“He came into a rotation that was more solidified,” head coach Kevin Bettencourt said. “So his role fell into being mostly just a shooter.”The Gulls finished the season 24-7 and received an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament after losing to conference rivals Nichols College in the CCC tournament final, 67-64. Endicott, led by Walker and Motroni, defeated Salisbury University and Nichols in the first two rounds before suffering a 89-60 season-ending loss to Middlebury College in the Sweet 16. Brown’s impact in the tournament was minimal, as he averaged 19 minutes and 7.7 points per game.Going into his sophomore season, Brown, the team’s top returning scorer, needed to lead the team. He always knew he was a good shooter, Brown said, but it was up to him to become a more complete player. Over the summer, he worked tirelessly on shooting off the dribble, moving without the ball and passing. The type of commitment he showed to improving his game over the summer helped him become a great player, Bettencourt said.“That’s the biggest difference for Keith this season,” Bettencourt said. “He’s developed other aspects to his game outside of shooting.”The Gulls’ season opener versus Regis on Nov. 18 was Brown’s first chance to show off his newly polished game. The sophomore dropped a career-high 38 points on 26 shots (15 more than any other Endicott player), as well as serving as the team’s primary ball handler. The next night was his 45-point performance against Babson, a two-game stretch which earned him the DIII Men’s National Basketball Player of the Week. Once a role player coming off the bench, Brown had established himself as Endicott’s best player and one of the most explosive scorers in the country.In Endicott’s four games since playing Babson, Brown’s scoring average (26.2 points per game) has taken a slight hit, but he still ranks tenth in scoring in all of Division III. He makes 5.67 3-pointers a game, the second-highest mark in Division III, at a 52.3 percent clip. Most of Brown’s shots come from making space for himself and ball movement, he said, two of his focal points in training this past summer.In his first six games of the season, Brown has shown his game no longer consists of standing on the three-point arc and waiting for teammates to get him an open look. His shot-making ability, willingness to pass and off-ball movement has transformed him from a role player, into a Division III star. Commentslast_img read more

first_imgJust a game removed from their clash with the Kansas Jayhawks and their dominant scoring forward Carolyn Davis, the Wisconsin Badgers will once again face an elite scorer Sunday.When Wisconsin (4-6) welcomes Drake (8-1) to the Kohl Center, the Badgers will have to try to handle senior forward Rachael Hackbarth, the Bulldogs’ double-double machine.It will be something of a homecoming for Hackbarth, as the senior forward played high school ball in Wisconsin. A native of Colgate, Hackbarth played for Wisconsin Lutheran where she was a four-time letter winner and set the school record by shooting 69.8 percent from the floor as a senior.The senior has continued her success at the next level, as the Wisconsin native averages 17.3 points and 9.8 rebounds per game this season. Through six games the forward has already compiled an impressive three double-doubles. The senior also knows how to get to the line, as Hackbarth has almost triple the amount of free throw attempts as everyone else on the team.If Wisconsin hopes to control the game against the Bulldogs, the team will need to focus on controlling the boards. Against St. Louis last week, Wisconsin was outrebounded 45-33 and gave up 21 offensive rebounds. With the Badgers just barely out-rebounding their opponents on average, the team will have to tighten up and keep a body on Hackbarth the entire night under the rim.Look for Wisconsin sophomore forward Cassie Rochel or senior forward Anya Covington to match up with Hackbarth down low all night, although Wisconsin head coach Bobbie Kelsey may have the athletic Taylor Wurtz guard the Drake star.Offensively, the Badgers have a double-double threat of their own. Wurtz has continued to shine in the new Wisconsin offense, as the junior from Brandon, Wis., currently averages 16.7 points and 9 rebounds per game. When the offense is running efficiently, Taylor gets open looks and open threes. The junior is currently shooting 40.3 percent from beyond the arc, good for second best on the team. Even if the Badgers’ offense should sputter, Wurtz will need to continue her offensive dominance and finishing touch around the basket to keep the Wisconsin machine running on the offensive end.Whether Drake will bring full court pressure or not remains to be seen, but it may not matter. Wisconsin, after starting the season by committing a combined 68 turnovers in the first three games, has largely brought down the statistic. Against relaxed pressure and minimal full court pressure, the Badgers committed their lowest total turnover margin of the season against the Billikens, turning the ball over only 12 times in the duration of the contest.“We just have to keep working on everything each day,” Rochel said. “We have gotten better on our turnovers but we continue to work on it in practice as well as boxing out. Each aspect as it pops up in a game we work on; you just have to keep practicing hard until you correct that.”Kelsey has made sure to tidy up aspects of Wisconsin’s ball movement.“I think people understand it’s important to value the ball,” Kelsey said. “We watch it. They see what they’re doing and how they’re playing. We only pick it up when we have someone to pass too. We’ve eliminated a lot of unnecessary dribbling and now on passes we hold and look for passes. Also I think that they’re making sure the person is open before they throw it. Maybe they’ll set more screens to shorten the pass, a lot of things contribute to it but those are some main points.”Wisconsin has still struggled to find a complete victory this season. In some games, the Badgers have shot extremely well, as they showed in the second half of the Billkens game last week. In other games, the Badgers have shot well but been beaten badly on the boards.Whatever may happen Sunday, the Badgers are just looking to find that sustained effort where all aspects of the offensive and defensive systems are working correctly and efficiently.“We’re almost there,” sophomore Morgan Paige said. “We show glimpses in games of our potential and go through minute stretches where everything is clicking but then all the sudden a wheel falls off. We just have to focus in on doing the little things. When we do the fundamentals we usually have a four minute spread that looks very good. If we can maintain focus and discipline we should be good go going through this season.”last_img read more

first_img Chris Matthews – Buzz BingoBuzz Bingo, operator of the UK’s largest retail bingo network has confirmed the appointment of London public relations firm Hope&Glory as lead communications agency.The appointment sees Hope&Glory manage Buzz Bingo’s press office, media contacts and creative communications for campaigns, running across the operator’s 119 bingo premises’ nationwide.Following a £40 million makeover, Buzz Bingo is the new brand identity of Gala Leisure, the former retail bingo operating unit of Gala Coral UK, a division sold to private equity fund Caledonia Investments in 2015 for £250 million.Led by new Chief Executive Chris Matthews, a rebranded Buzz Bingo would relaunch nationwide in October 2018 seeking to attract new audiences to UK bingo.Speaking to PR Week, Chris Matthews commented on Buzz Bingo plans – “Our focus is always on our players and providing them with somewhere they can go to have fun and feel part of a community, no matter who they are or where they’re from,”“We’re very excited to welcome Hope&Glory to the team and can’t wait to get working on some new campaigns.”Hope&Glory is recognised as one of the UK’s leading PR agencies, specialising in retail communications for large scale enterprises and marketing campaigns.Laura Silbey – Hope&GloryThe London agency has worked and represented for numerous UK top spend advertisers including – Adidas, IKEA, 02, Argos and UBER Eats.Backing Buzz Bingo, Hope&Glory PR director Laura Silbey added: “It’s an exciting time to be working with Buzz Bingo and we’re looking forward to collaborating to make the brand – and the game of Bingo – more famous among a wider audience.” GVC reprices and relocates its corporate debt holdings February 11, 2020 Submit Share Share Buzz Bingo to close 26 UK venues placing 570 jobs at risk  July 15, 2020 Related Articles StumbleUpon Affiliate leaders confirmed for CasinoBeats Malta 2020 February 21, 2020last_img read more

first_imgThe Ghana League Clubs Association are making plans of including two foreign clubs to compete with two domestic clubs for this year’s President Cup.The President’s Cup which is played annually to honour the sitting President of the Republic of Ghana on July 1 over the years has seen two dominant local clubs partake in the one day cup competition.The current GHALCA administration led by Alhaji Raji in rebranding the various local competitions wants a different approach to the competition this year.”GHALCA in collaboration with Global Media Alliance decided that we need to bring a bit of renovation in the products that we have,” said Albert Commey who is the communications director of GHALCA.“We want to give the President Cup an international twist, we need competition that will bring some kind of happiness in the heart of the sporting public.“We are closing in on some international clubs and then we will add two Ghanaian clubs making four.”last_img read more

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first_imgWatch as the Industry’s Best are Recognized on Saturday, January 16 For more information, please visit or The 45th Annual Eclipse Awards, hosted by the NTRA and presented by the Daily Racing Form, Breeders’ Cup and The Stronach Group, will take place at the Sport of Kings Theater at Gulfstream Park on Saturday, January 16. Among those expected to contend for Awards are Triple Crown champion, American Pharoah, as well as Beholder, Songbird, Nyquist, Tepin, Honor Code and Tonalist. January 6, 2016 (Washington, PA) – Leading online wager provider, Xpressbet, its parent company, The Stronach Group, and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) are excited to announce this year’s Eclipse Awards will be broadcast online at and via the Racetrack Television Network (RTN).  The Eclipse Awards annually showcase and celebrate the best horses, jockeys, owners and trainers in US horse racing, and culminate with the announcement of Horse of the Year. “2015 was an extraordinary year in horse racing,” said Keith Chamblin, Chief Operating Officer of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA).  “American Pharoah’s unprecedented ‘Grand Slam,’ Beholder’s dominating Pacific Classic and Nyquist’s undefeated juvenile campaign were just a few of the incredible feats we had the pleasure of watching in 2015.  We look forward to reliving all of those moments – and more – at the Eclipse Awards, and would like to thank The Stronach Group for their commitment to bringing the Awards to racing fans around the world.”center_img “Offering free, High Definition coverage of the Eclipse Awards to racing fans, horseplayers, horsemen and other industry stakeholders is incredibly important to Xpressbet and The Stronach Group,” said Xpressbet Senior Vice President of Marketing, Kerry Carlson.  “As a presenting sponsor, The Stronach Group is incredibly proud to showcase and celebrate racing’s best athletes at one of its premier venues, Gulfstream Park.  Whether watching the Awards in person at Gulfstream Park or online at, The Stronach Group is dedicated to providing an unmatched and enjoyable viewing experience.” About XpressbetXpressbet provides legal and secure online wagering services to horseplayers in the United States.  It is the industry’s most comprehensive and user-friendly wagering site, allowing customers to wager on more than 300 of the world’s best racetracks from their computer, phone or mobile device.  Xpressbet operates XB SELECT, the industry’s premier destination for high-volume wagering, and XB Net, which connects bet shops and wagering sites from around the world to North American racing.  Xpressbet is a Stronach Group company, which also owns and operates Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & Casino, Golden Gate Fields, Portland Meadows, Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course, home of the world-famous Preakness Stakes.  The company owns and operates the Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida, the award-winning Adena Springs operation, AmTote, a global leader in wagering technology, and Monarch Content Management, horse racing’s leading simulcast purchase and sales agent. The 2016 Xpressbet broadcast will be the first Eclipse Awards presentation to be shown in High Definition, offering viewers an unparalleled glimpse at the festivities.  The stream, which will begin at 6:30PM ET, will be available for free to Xpressbet customers, RTN subscribers and racing fans that register to watch at read more

first_imgBut in addition to being physical, you also have to do exercises with the ball. Questioned if he plays ‘some party’ with Henry, Luis backs down and says he prefers not to. “I don’t know if I want to. I’ve seen him train and he’s still able to pound me”, sentenced the English, who still fears the tremendous quality that his boss demonstrated for years with the Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal, Barcelona and NY Red Bulls jerseys.“Sancho’s case encouraged me to come here”Luis Binks left the sub18 of Tottenham last February in search of making the immediate leap to professional football. His ideas attracted his ideas from his boss and quarantine partner Henry. He even resisted one last chat with Jose Mourinho, who offered him a place in the next preseason. “I told the people at the academy that I was leaving and they said” Wait, I am calling Mourinho. ” I spoke to him and he said he liked me, that he planned to include me in the preseason and that if I did well, he could enjoy a few minutes next season. This made the decision harder but it also reaffirmed me. If I’m good at it, I’ll get to the top, “he says.The one who inspired him to ‘look for life’ was Jadon Sancho, when he left the City academy to succeed at Borussia Dortmund. “When Sancho went to Dortmund and did it that well, he inspired me and I thought, ‘Why not?’ It seemed crazy,” he said.The center-back now enjoys top-tier games in a North American league rather than England’s lower ranks. “My debut here was before 30,000 people. Last year, I had to travel to Derby on a Thursday with the U23s to play before 50 people. The stands, that moment, motivates you and you give much more. I could still have learned something with the sub23, but I do not think much more than here, “says the defender, just 18 years old. With several family members, as a couple or without company … The companions in this confinement in which the coronavirus keeps us are being varied in each case. So much so that you can even stay locked up with a world soccer legend who is also your boss.That has happened to Luis Binks, a former Tottenham Hotspur, with Thierry Henry, his coach at the Montreal Impact. To this day, the two of them are the only two guests who continue at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the Canadian city. “Here is the coach and me. No one else. No one new has come and those who were have left. He has not invited me to his room yet, but I bet he has the best suite, “Binks told the British newspaper Daily Mail, who admits that he has some talk with the former striker in the lobby of the luxurious hotel.For Binks, any moment is a good time to establish himself in the position after two consecutive starts until the break. Now, he wants to show that even inside the hotel he is fit and deserves a place in eleven. “I run up and down the stairs instead of taking the elevator. I hope the coach sees me. I’m doing everything I can, because before this, I was all right. I also take the opportunity to run now that the city is empty. It’s a good way to get to know her! “, Luis states in the Mail.last_img read more

first_imgNonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Simmons’ triple-double helps 76ers top Bulls Mavericks: Portland at home on Friday.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Clint Capela had 16 points and 13 rebounds. That included an alley-oop dunk on a pass from near midcourt by Harden in the fourth quarter, when the Rockets took their biggest lead at 20 after a 15-point edge in the first 6 minutes was cut to six at halftime.NO CP3Rockets coach Mike D’Antoni wasn’t thrilled that Paul was left off the All-Star team. The nine-time All-Star missed 14 games with a left knee injury and another three with a left abductor strain. But the Rockets are 24-5 in games he has played, and won his first 15 starts. He entered the Dallas game averaging 19.1 points, 8.9 assists, 5.9 rebounds and 1.9 steals per game. “People that should be watching games don’t watch the games and see how important a guy is,” D’Antoni said. “It’s perplexing.”TIP-INSRockets: Capela extended a career best with his 11th straight double-digit scoring game, and the Rockets improved to 16-2 when he scores at least 15. … Houston was just 11 of 23 on free throws, in part because Harden, an 87 percent free-throw shooter, matched his season low with two attempts.Mavericks: Rookie PG Dennis Smith Jr. was chosen for the Rising Stars game, and coach Rick Carlisle has been campaigning for him to be in the dunk contest during All-Star weekend. Smith is among rookie leaders in points, assists and steals. … G Kyle Collinsworth was signed to a second 10-day contract. … G Devin Harris, who has been in the concussion protocol, missed his second straight game and will be out at least two more, coach Rick Carlisle said. … Dirk Nowitzki scored seven points in a season-low 15 minutes.UP NEXTRockets: At New Orleans on Friday.ADVERTISEMENT Eric Gordon scored 17 points on 4-of-7 shooting from 3-point range. Southwest Division-leading Houston was up and down from beyond the arc, going 10 of 14 in the first quarter and 2 of 15 in the second.The Rockets finished two shy of their season high in 3s, going 21 of 51. Harden shot 6 of 10 and Ariza was 5 of 14. Chris Paul went 3 of 8 and had 12 points, seven rebounds and four assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkWesley Matthews matched his season high with 29 points for the Mavericks, who lost for the seventh time in 10 games since a season-best four-game winning streak that helped lift them out of last place in the West. Yogi Ferrell scored 19, going 4 of 5 from long range.Ariza, who combined with Harden and Chris Paul to go 9 of 10 from 3-point range in the first quarter, was suspended two games for entering the Clippers’ locker room after a feisty game in Paul’s first game against his former team since the offseason trade that sent him to Houston. 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 Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) celebrates sinking a three-point basket in the first half of an NBA basketball game against the Dallas Mavericks on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, in Dallas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)DALLAS — James Harden scored 25 points after getting named to his sixth straight Western Conference All-Star team and the Houston Rockets beat the Dallas Mavericks 104-97 on Wednesday night.Trevor Ariza had 23 points as the Rockets beat their Texas rivals for the sixth straight time, a streak that started with a four-game sweep last season. Houston won its fourth straight game and seventh in the past nine.ADVERTISEMENT View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READlast_img read more

first_imgThe Guyana Aviation Services Incorporated (GASI), a subsidiary of the Guyana Oil Company (Guyoil) on Thursday commissioned a spanking new aviation refueller at its location at the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA), which will service local and international aircraft bound in Guyana.The brand new addition to the GASI fleetChief Executive Officer Renatha Exeter explained that with this new addition, they are seeking to increase its capacity to refuel all aircraft. Exeter noted that they are also making preparations for the imminent oil industry.“Our fleet comprises of one road truck wagon and two aircraft delivery trucks which we call refuellers… We’re adding the state-of-the-art brand new 10,000 gallons refueller. This is such a proud moment for GASI and more so, our shareholder Guyoil because it signifies growth and expansion, especially at a pivotal point in Guyana, a time when we are expected to see exponential growth in the aviation industry,” she related.The CEO added, “This commissioning of our new refueller signifies that we are ready, equipped and well-positioned as a company. This is further demonstrated through our staff at GASI, who are trained in all aspects of fuel handling at the airport.”She explained that they have recorded zero spills and environmental mishaps so far. Their impeccable track record also extends to other sectors, where positive figures have been documented.“To date, we are proud to report a record of zero spills and environment incidents and impeccable audit records. Periodic audits are randomly conducted by all our international customers and the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority,” the CEO related.GASI operates at two locations; the Providence terminal which supplies the Eugene F Correia International Airport, and the Timehri location, which services the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).The agency was commissioned back in 2015 and has a maximum capacity of 11,309 barrels of fuel. However, the main operational facility is located in close proximity to CJIA in Timehri.Meanwhile, retired Colonel Cargill Kyte of the Guyana Civil Aviation Authority emphasised the need to supply quality fuel that is uncontaminated.“A primary accountability of the contracted supplier of the fuel is to demonstrated that at the time of transfer, the fuel delivered was clean, uncontaminated and on specification. The commissioning of the Skymark refueller forms part of that chain.”last_img read more