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first_imgJuly 2007 Newsletter“Indeed, Africa’s time has come – and as communicators we are ready to tell our own stories, as Africans we will tell stories of an African continent. We are delegated by history to communicat Africa’s stories of success; the World cup is one of those stories to be told.” Nkenke Kekana, Chairperson 2010 National Communication Partnership Download Newsletter1.83 MB pdfJune 2007 NewsletterPreparations are in full swing for the second annual 2010 National Communication Partnership conference, to be held on 15 August at the Sandton Convention Centre. Download newsletter504KB pdfMay 2007 NewsletterThis is the first of monthly Partnership newsletters, to enable information sharing among communicators and to keep you informed about Partnership activities. So if you have information about activities for fellow communicators that advances the Partnership objectives – please send it to us. Download Newsletter348KB pdflast_img read more

Swiss Timing denies CWG OC charges

first_imgSwitzerland-based timing and data handling company Swiss Timing has denied allegations of non-performance levelled against it by the Organising Committee of the Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi.In a press release issued on Friday, spokesperson Beatrice Howald said Swiss Timing denies the allegations of “non-performance of the contract” and will take legal action against such groundless accusations.The spokesperson added, “Swiss Timing has entirely fulfilled its contract according to the stipulations and conditions set and agreed on by both parties. 95 per cent of the invoiced amount has been paid to Swiss Timing so far by the Committee.”The only non-performant actor was the organizing committee of the Commonwealth Games 2010 Delhi.”Before, during and after the Games, the Swiss Timing experts had to work under disastrous, chaos-like conditions. Despite this situation, Swiss Timing delivered an impeccable service to the athletes.”last_img read more


first_imgBeen wondering lately what you’re meant to do when you realise your coaching accreditation has reached the expiry date or is soon to expire? The ATA has updated the criteria and forms used for renewing your coaching accreditations (level 1, level 2 and level 3). These can be accessed by the links provided or through the My ClubTouch site. Use the Touch Coach link and then enter Coach Information, then Level 1 or Level 2 Update. LEVEL 1 COACH UPDATE LEVEL 2 COACH UPDATE LEVEL 3 COACH UPDATE In the top left hand corner of each page you will see a ‘download file’. This is the file you will need to download, print, fill in and return to your State office and ATA. All coaches will also need to sign and return the Code of Ethics form to the ATA with payment of $16.20, this can also be found on the My ClubTouch site or by using this link. CODE OF ETHICS FORM Payment can be made by cheque or money order, as well as by credit card. Simply ring Dave McMurray at the ATA office on (02) 6285 2703 to pay by credit card over the phone. These links will provide you with information on the re-accreditation procedure, as well as forms to download, print, fill in and return to the ATA office. Feel free to contact ATA if you have any queries about this process. By Rachel Moyle, [email protected]last_img read more

10 months agoLiverpool striker Firmino: I play at Christmas for the fans

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Liverpool striker Firmino: I play at Christmas for the fansby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool striker Roberto Firmino is happy playing through the Christmas period.Firmino admits he wants to do it for the fans.He told the Mirror: “For me, Christmas in England is very different from the one I lived in Brazil, for lots of reasons – on the pitch and off it.“But I’ve been here since 2015 and I’ve already got used to playing on these dates.“When I played in Germany the league stopped, but here it is played so the fans can enjoy Christmas better.“I don’t mind that at all it because we play for them.” last_img

Video: Here’s Urban Meyer Teeing Off At The Famous 16th Hole At TPC Scottsdale

first_imgUrban Meyer and his wife exit the field.INDIANAPOLIS, IN – DECEMBER 02: Urban Meyer the head coach of the Ohio State Buckeyes hugs his wife Shelley Meyer on the field after 27-21 win over the Wisconsin Badgers in the Big Ten Championship at Lucas Oil Stadium on December 2, 2017 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)Urban Meyer lives next to a golf course in Columbus, Ohio. The Ohio State coach jokes that he and his son, Nate, will often sneak onto the Muirfield Village Golf Club course and play a couple holes. The Buckeyes’ head coach has found some time to golf amid the post-national championship tour and recruiting period. For those who care, Urban Meyer is soon to take part in a hole in one contest at the Phoenix Open. It’s live on Golf Channel NOW— Matt Barnes (@Matt_NBC4) January 28, 2015Here’s the 50-year-old coach teeing off at the famous 16th hole at TPC Scottsdale, home of this week’s Waste Management Phoenix Open. Based on how Meyer’s month has gone, he probably hit a hole-in-one.last_img read more

Heres a list of September inflation rates for selected Canadian cities

first_imgOTTAWA – Canada’s national annual inflation rate was 2.2 per cent in September, Statistics Canada says. The agency also released rates for major cities, but cautioned that figures may have fluctuated widely because they are based on small statistical samples (previous month in brackets):— St. John’s, N.L.: 1.2 per cent (2.4)— Charlottetown-Summerside: 1.8 (3.1)— Halifax: 1.5 (2.7)— Saint John, N.B.: 1.9 (2.6)— Quebec: 1.5 (1.8)— Montreal: 1.8 (2.0)— Ottawa: 2.4 (3.2)— Toronto: 2.2 (3.1)— Thunder Bay, Ont.: 2.0 (2.7)— Winnipeg: 2.2 (2.8)— Regina: 1.8 (2.1)— Saskatoon: 1.8 (2.0)— Edmonton: 3.3 (3.4)— Calgary: 2.8 (3.0)— Vancouver: 2.7 (2.8)— Victoria: 2.4 (2.5)— Whitehorse, Yukon: 2.5 (3.9)— Yellowknife, NWT: 2.9 (3.3)— Iqaluit, Nunavut: 2.9 (4.4)last_img read more

Trump Foundation reaches deal to dissolve amid lawsuit

first_imgNEW YORK — President Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has reached a deal to dissolve amid a legal battle with New York’s attorney general.Attorney General Barbara Underwood and the foundation filed a joint stipulation with the court Tuesday laying out a process for shutting down the charity and distributing its remaining assets to other non-profit groups.New York filed a lawsuit last spring accusing the foundation of operating like an extension of Trump’s businesses and political campaign. That suit will continue.Lawyers for the foundation say any infractions were minor. They say they have been trying to shut down the foundation voluntarily for months.A judge must still sign off on the agreement.Underwood is a Democrat and is seeking millions of dollars in penalties. She wants Trump and his eldest children barred from running other charities.last_img read more

Accident at 85th Ave and 86 Street

first_imgUPDATE: Police confirm a pedestrian was hit crossing at the 86 Street crosswalk early this morning.We will have more information as it becomes available.FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Early reports say a pedestrian was hit crossing at the 86 Street crosswalk early this morning. We will have more information as it becomes available. The northbound lanes on 86 Street are open and police remain on the scene, southbound traffic on 86th St is being diverted east (left) at 85 ave.It is advised to avoid this area if possible.If you have more information on this matter you can email; [email protected]last_img

Alexis Franklin excelling despite devastating injury for Ohio State womens track

Then-freshman hurdler and sprinter Alexis Franklin clears the hurdle during the Big Ten Championship May 12 at Jesse Owens Memorial Stadium.Courtesy of OSU AthleticsAs the outdoor track season enters the third week of competition, the Ohio State women’s team relies on the strong performance of underclassmen to help motivate and improve the overall team morale.The women’s squad contains a group of student-athletes with strengths across the board, ranging from freshmen all the way up to seniors. Despite this, coach Karen Dennis said the strong work and performance from the underclassmen motivates the entire team to be better.“When they can come in and give us an immediate impact, that makes everyone better,” Dennis said. “As long as we can keep (the underclassmen) improving and add the strength and experience of our juniors and seniors, that is really going to make the whole team just that much better team.”An underclassman who has specifically shown a strong performance is sophomore hurdler and sprinter Alexis Franklin. Franklin was named the 2013 Big Ten Outdoor Freshman of the Year, but rolled her ankle during the first meet of the indoor season, the Buckeye Classic at the French Field House in January.“It was devastating,” Franklin said of her injury. “It killed me to see everyone out there running, when I wanted to be out there running with them.”Franklin said having to sit out all indoor season was really hard because she is not one to “sit back on the sidelines.”“This is the sport that I love, so it was really hard to just be a spectator versus a competitor,” Franklin said.However, it motivated her to work hard during her rehab and get healthy again so she could come back strong and ready to run come outdoor season.And that she did.In her debut of the outdoor season at the Yellow Jacket Invitational, she took second in the 400-meter hurdles, snagging a time of 59.40 seconds. The following week at the LSU Battle on the Bayou, Franklin came in first in the 400-meter hurdles finishing second in the long hurdle with a time of 58.65 seconds.“I am so happy to have her back,” Dennis said. “She is such an amazing athlete. We really missed her contributions indoors, but look forward to it outdoors.”Franklin said she could not be happier to be back running with her teammates. When she was on the sidelines, one of the hardest parts of the injury was not being able to help the team.“I love being a part of a group of women that puts in the hard work to be the championship team that we are,” Franklin said. “(Being an underclassman) gives me more time to get better each year, (staying) hungry for winning anything that I can.”Another strong underclassman is freshman sprinter Aaliyah Barnes. The native of the two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin’s alma mater, Eastmoor Academy, said she was reluctant at first to come to OSU, although her family members are huge Buckeye fans and encouraged her to lean toward OSU. She joked that during her other college visits, her mom would wear OSU spirit wear spanning from an OSU jacket, all the way down to her tennis shoes.Barnes said she’s grateful that she was swayed by her family’s love for OSU.“Some schools, it’s just track. You are only there for one thing, to run,” Barnes said. “But our coach is more of a family-type person, it’s more than just a team.”Barnes said the most encouraging aspect of the coaching staff is how the coaches want to see each athlete grow as women and not just as track athletes.“Having a team and running for someone else, not just yourself, makes me want to do better,” Barnes said.Dennis said she doesn’t place a ton of expectations on the incoming freshman, but was impressed by the nature of Barnes’ character and drive to be a great competitor.“(It’s) a rare quality for a freshman to come in with no sense of fear and just be excited to race every weekend and excited to be in practice every day,” Dennis said. “She just appreciates everyday wearing the scarlet and gray.”Barnes cruised to first place in the 400-meter dash in the last meet at the LSU Battle on the Bayou April 5 with a time of 53.58 seconds. She, like Franklin, has made an impressive debut to the outdoor season.“My goal is for (everyone) to know who I am by the end of the year,” Barnes said.The women’s team is off this weekend, but is set to return to action at home in the Jesse Owens Classic April 18. read more

Romagnoli has faith in AC Milan

first_imgThe Rossoneri captain believes his team will do well against Juventus in the Supercoppa Italiana tomorrow in Saudi Arabia.Ahead of the clash between Juventus and AC Milan in the Supercoppa Italiana in Saudi Arabia, Rossoneri captain Alessio Romagnoli talked to the press.“I have positive feelings, the atmosphere is very beatific,” he was quoted by Calcio Mercato.“This can be a turning point to the season, tomorrow we will give our best.”Romelu Lukaku, Inter MilanLukaku backed to beat Ronaldo in Serie A scoring charts Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Former Inter Milan star Andy van der Meyde is confident Romelu Lukaku will outscore Cristiano Ronaldo in this season’s Serie A.“We will play against the strongest team of the last seven years in Italy, but everything can happen in a one-off game,” he added.“We must be aware that facing Juventus is a great test and it can be the turning point this season.”“It happened in Doha, now we have an even stronger team. We are more mature, stronger than Doha, we can’t be afraid of Juve,” he commented.“Higuain? You will have to ask those in charge of the transfer market. We are players and we only think about the field. He is calm, he only thinks about the field, the rest of the question is for Leonardo and Maldini.”last_img read more