Andre Iguodala out for Golden State in Game 1 of NBA Finals

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Golden State Warriors’ Andre Iguodala smiles as he answers questions after an NBA basketball practice, Wednesday, May 30, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. The Warriors face the Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the NBA Finals on Thursday in Oakland. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)OAKLAND, Calif. — Golden State forward Andre Iguodala will miss Game 1 of the NBA Finals as he recovers from a bone bruise in his left knee that cost him the last four games of the Western Conference finals.Iguodala’s absence is a huge blow to the Warriors’ defense as it works to stop LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. Golden State coach Steve Kerr said several players will be called upon Thursday to handle the load that is James, making his eighth straight finals appearance.ADVERTISEMENT Kevon Looney has been starting in Iguodala’s place.Looney planned to talk to Iguodala about the task of guarding James.“I’ll pick his brain about some things … some tendencies of LeBron, the fact of the switches or small things like that to help me out,” Looney said. “He’s one of the best defenders in the league.”That’s why everybody on the Warriors realizes it will be a joint effort guarding James.“What he brings to us on the defensive end will definitely be missed,” Green said. “But it just means other guys have got to step up. Other guys have done that thus far. The task gets even harder but I know guys will and it will be a collective effort in hopes that we keep trekking along until he’s ready to come back.”ADVERTISEMENT Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Forward Kevin Love’s status for Cleveland remained unclear as he continues to go through the NBA’s concussion protocol. Love was injured in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference finals against Boston that the Cavs pulled out in seven. He wasn’t scheduled to attend media day Wednesday at Oracle Arena, where the Warriors host the series opener in the fourth straight finals meeting between the rivals.“He’s going to go do some things today and see how he feels,” Cavs coach Tyronn Lue said. “But he is in the protocol still, so we’ll see how he feels.”Both teams practiced Wednesday on Golden State’s home floor, where the defending champions have won 17 of their last 18 postseason games.James certainly understands what the Warriors are missing without Iguodala’s presence and athleticism.“First of all he has very, very quick hands,” James said. “That doesn’t get talked about a lot, his ability to read and react to the ball either in flight or while you’re dribbling or when you pick the ball up.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next A win, finally “He was MVP of the series in 2015, largely because he took that role on of guarding LeBron. But also because of what he did offensively,” Kerr said. “He’s doing a little bit better today. Some encouraging signs, but we have ruled him out for Game 1. We’ve got lots of guys who can take on that job. It’s a group effort, anyway, guarding LeBron. So, KD (Kevin Durant), Draymond (Green), Klay (Thompson), Shaun Livingston, they’ll all see time on him.”The Warriors said Iguodala, who was injured in Game 3 against the Rockets on May 20, was evaluated Tuesday and is making progress but still has the bruise and inflammation of the nerve surrounding his knee. Kerr has said Iguodala wouldn’t play until he can run without pain. He will be re-evaluated ahead of Sunday’s Game 2.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownIguodala said he doesn’t have any doubts he will be able to return during the finals, though his patience is tested. He has sought multiple opinions for the injury.“Just trying to figure out how to move in general,” Iguodala said. “But making some progress. Slower than we expected but we’re just being realistic.” China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial 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 MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedinglast_img read more

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NCAA: Red Lions smother Generals for 3-0 start

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sanctions push unified Korea teams to go no-brand at Asian Games After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk MOST READ For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Peza offers relief to ecozone firms 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 Robert Bolick led all scorers with 15 points on 6-of-8 shooting from the field on top of six assists and two steals.“I’m happy with the way the boys played. It’s our defense that really stepped up today,” said San Beda coach Boyet Fernandez, who celebrated his 47th birthday on Monday. “We knew EAC is a really good third quarter team and we held them to eight points.”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’“We also know EAC is one of the best rebounding team in the league and we limited them to 33. We limited Laminou to just two rebounds the whole game,” said Fernandez, referring to the Generals’ center Hamadou Laminou.Laminou, who entered the game averaging 20 points and 12 rebounds, finished with only nine points and two boards. Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDefending champion San Beda locked down on defense in the third quarter en route to a 61-46 romp of Emilio Aguinaldo College to stay undefeated in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament.The Red Lions shook off a slow start and shut down the Generals, who only scored eight points in the third period.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img View comments Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil San Beda, which rolled to its third straight win, opened the third quarter with eight unanswered points capped by a basket by Bolick.Lions big man Donald Tankoua flirted with a double-double, collecting nine points and 10 rebounds.San Beda, which led by as much as 21, won big despite shooting 47 percent from the free throw line, making just 11 out of its 23 attempts.The Red Lions’ vaunted defense also forced the Generals (0-4) to turn the ball over 29 times.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

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NGSA results expected next Tuesday

first_imgCome two months after 14,500 students wrote the National Grade Six Assessment (NGSA) examination at schools across the country, the anticipation of those student as well as their parents will soon end as the Education Ministry is scheduled to release the results next Tuesday (July 5).According to a statement from the Ministry, the marking of all NGSA papers has been completed and the examination scripts are currently being processed nationally. The Ministry assured that all systems are in place to guarantee the release of the results on that day.Some 14,500 students from across Guyana wrote the NGSA on April 27 and 28, this year, more than three weeks later than previous years.The Education Ministry had explained that the dates were extended to allow teachers sufficient time to complete the Grade Six curriculum and give students additional time within which to prepare for their final assessment.NGSA is a placement examination offered at the end of the primary education cycle to determine which secondary school students will be allotted.During the two-day examinations period, the students were assessed in four subject areas: English Language, Mathematics, Science and Social Studies.On the first day, English Language and Science were written, while student wrote Mathematics and Social Studies on the second day. Each subject had two papers. Paper Two was the first paper written and consisted of essay-type questions, while Paper One consisted of multiple choice questions.However, prior to this, students had to write the National Grades Two and Four Assessments, back in 2012 and 2014 respectively. A percentage of the marks from all three assessments will be calculated to determine the overall performance of each student.Last year, some 15,225 students wrote the NGSA examination. Their overall performances were calculated by adding five per cent of each candidate’s Grade Two scores in Mathematics and English, and 10 per cent of the Grade Four score in the same subjects. This was then added to a further 85 per cent of each candidate’s score in those subjects at the Grade Six Assessment.The combined scores in Mathematics and English were then added to the scores gained in Science and Social Studies.The 2015 NGSA top student was Solomon Cherai, of Success Elementary, who topped the country after he secured a total of 530 marks out of 535. Meanwhile, his classmate Shania Eastman came in second with 529 marks.last_img read more

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Deaf Lone Star Prepares for Nations’ Cup in Accra

first_imgAs lack of financial support has prevented the Female Lone Star to participate in an international tournament, another national team, the Deaf Lone Star has emerged.According to the Deaf Football Federation it is to provide opportunity for people who are deaf to play football.Its president Octavius Vorkpor said that the team if fully supported would ensure that deaf players are given another alternative to enhance their football career.Mr. Vorkpor asserted that for too long some of their colleagues suffered marginalization in their quest to foster their careers.Mr. Vorkpor was speaking over the weekend when the organization held a mini football tournament to create awareness and raise fund for their upcoming international competition.The weekend football fiesta witnessed Paynesville All stars defeating the Deaf football team 4-3 in an entertaining match in the day’s first encounter while the Power House of the Ministry of Youth and sports also crushed the deaf team in the late kick-off to at the Zubah Town sports pitch in Paynesville.Deputy Youth and Sports Minister, Henry Yonton, Labour Minister Neto Leigh and other key officials of government, graced the mini football rally.The Deaf Lone Star is expected to depart Monrovia for Accra, Ghana in June to represent Liberia at the first deaf nation’s Cup.The tournament which should have been held in the early part of this year was pushed to June while the venue was also changed from Abidjan, Ivory Coast to Accra, Ghana.The Deaf Nation’s Cup will feature sixteen countries that will include Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Togo, Benin and Liberia.Vorkpor said USD40, 000 have been budgeted for Deaf Lone Star’s participation to register, lodging and tickets amongst others for the players.He said Chief Patron President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has given the team USD5, 000 and NPA has provided USD3, 000 to support the campaign.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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Man shot by Journalist accuses Police of covering up matter

first_img– Police say file with DPPJimmy Ramgobin, the 28-year-old labourer of Sandy Babb Street, Kitty, Georgetown, who was allegedly attacked and shot by journalist, Travis Chase two weeks has accused the Police of covering up the matter.The victim, speaking with Guyana Times on Tuesday, recounted the ordeal, revealing that at no time did he attack Chase by pelting bottles. According to the man, on the night in question, he went out with friends and became highly intoxicated.Injured: Jimmy RamgobinOn his way home, he claimed that due to his drunken state, he fell on the parapet and lost consciousness. He later learnt that he fell unconscious in front of Chase’s girlfriend’s property, located along De Abreu Street, Kitty, Georgetown.However, he was awakened by repeated kicks to his ribs and in a traumatised state, he got up and attempted to escape the beating.“Between my sleep, I feel somebody kicking me in my ribs when I look up, I see a man with a gun in he hand, I look on the other side, I see a girl standing on the other side, so I get up and I decided to run,” Ramgobin related.He further recounted that as he ran away, he heard several shots being fired from behind him and suddenly felt a burning sensation on his right foot.“I heard about four to five shots behind me, I then stop on Garnett Street corner and realise that I got shot, when I look back, I didn’t see anybody,” the man revealed.Ramgobin said with blood oozing from his leg, he made his way to the Police Station where he reported the matter.He related that he was then taken to the Georgetown Public Hospital (GPHC) where he received treatment and was told by ranks that the matter would be investigated.When questioned, Ramgobin held out that at no time did he attempt to attack Chase as was reported to the Police.“There is no way I can attack a person and get shoot behind my foot… there is no way I can attack him with a bottle and get shoot behind my foot, if I was attacking him, I was supposed to be shot in front so I did not shy him with no bottle,” Ramgobin is holding out.According to the labourer, the bullet is currently lodged in his leg and could not be removed by doctors. This, he noted, is hindering him from performing his work. He posited that he will not drop the matter, as he again maintained his innocence.“I can’t do no kind of heavy work right now and this time of the year, I does work hard for my money… this bullet has not been removed, it’s still in my foot, the doctor tell me that bullet can’t come out because it jamming the nerves and the tissue, until January, then they could see if they could operate to take it out”.When contacted, Chase told Guyana Times that he has no comment, noting that the matter is still with the Police.The Police, however, revealed that the case file is still with the Director of Public Prosecutions awaiting directions.It was reported that on December 2, 2018, Ramgobin allegedly fell asleep on the parapet in front of the reporter’s girlfriend’s home but was subsequently awakened by the journalist who began kicking him in the vicinity of his ribcage.On the other hand, the reporter told Police that he was attacked by the man who began to hurl bottles at him and in retaliation; he whipped out his licensed firearm and discharged several rounds. One of the bullets, he told police, struck Ramgobin.The injured man was taken to the GPHC where he was admitted. This publication was told that a .32 spend shell was recovered at the scene. As the news broke of the shooting incident, the journalist held out that he was not involved in the shooting incident and that he had to reason to be in De Abreu Street, Kitty, at that time in the morning since he resides at Lot 1 Republic Drive, Beterverwagting, East Coast Demerara.He also related that he was not the owner of a .32 weapon.last_img read more

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Auto sales gain a little traction

first_img160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! DETROIT – After a dismal start to summer, August looked a little brighter for the auto industry despite continuing concern over high gas prices and turbulence in the housing and financial markets. U.S. sales were flat compared with last August, but that was better than the 12 percent decline the industry saw in July. The annualized sales rate for August was 16.3 million vehicles, the first time that number topped 16 million vehicles since May, according to Autodata Corp. The rate shows what sales would be if they continued at the same pace for the full year. “It’s a solid month against a subpar industry,” Paul Ballew, General Motors Corp.’s top sales analyst, told investors and reporters in a conference call. Still, Ballew said the industry is being hit by economic uncertainty. High gasoline prices and declining home values have caused people to delay auto purchases or exit the market altogether, he said. Lending standards for auto customers also may be tightening, although there’s little evidence of that so far, he said. That uncertainty could give the companies a stronger argument in contract talks with the United Auto Workers to cut what domestic automakers say is about a $25-per-hour labor-cost gap with its main Japanese competitors. Contracts between the UAW and Ford Motor Co., GM and Chrysler LLC expire Sept. 14. The domestic automakers, who saw their U.S. market share dip below 50 percent for the first time in history in July, clawed their way back up to 51 percent of the market in August, according to Autodata. GM, the world’s biggest automaker, surprised analysts by posting a 6 percent increase in sales, led by a 16.6 percent increase in truck sales. Part of that was due to a 24 percent increase in sales to rental car companies, which GM and other U.S. automakers have been trying to cut back on because they hurt brand image and resale values. Ballew said August was a one-time increase and GM will reduce sales to rental fleets through the rest of the year. Toyota Motor Corp. beat out Ford Motor Co. in sales for the month and overtook Ford for the first eight months of the year. The Japanese automaker sold 1.788 million vehicles during the January-August period compared with 1.784 million at Ford. Many analysts have predicted that Toyota will overtake Ford for the No. 2 slot for the full year in 2007. Ford’s top sales analyst, George Pipas, wouldn’t comment on Toyota. Bob Carter, Toyota’s general manager for U.S. sales, said surpassing Ford isn’t part of the company’s internal plan.last_img read more

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Antelope Valley Calendar

first_imgTUESDAY J&J Social and Travel Club weekly league bowling, 6-8 p.m. at Sands Bowl, 43323 Sierra Highway, Lancaster. Call (661) 267-2586. Lupus International Support Group meets, 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in Palmdale. Information and location: Danielle Duffey at (888) 532-2322, Ext. 4. Business Network International B2 Bombers chapter will meet, 12:15 p.m. at Eduardo’s restaurant, 819 W. Palmdale Blvd., Palmdale. Call (661) 609-1288 or e-mail The organization’s Web site is at Successful Anger Management course, 7-9 p.m. in Lancaster. Call (661) 538-1846. Sand Creek Orators, Toastmaster International meets, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Hummel Hall, 2200 20th St. W., Rosamond. Call Miik Miller at (661) 256-0328. Caregiver Support Group will meet, 5:30-7 p.m. in Conference Room 1 at Lancaster Community Hospital in Lancaster. Sponsored by ProCare Hospice. Call (661) 951-1146. Tears in My Heart Support Group will meet, 10:30 a.m.-noon and 5:30-7 p.m. at ProCare Hospice, 42442 10th St. W., Suite D, Lancaster. Call (661) 951-1146. Rocketeers Toastmasters meets, 1:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Air Force Research Laboratory. Call Pam Raneri (661) 275-5287. Pancho Barnes Composite Squadron 49, Civil Air Patrol, will meet, 6-8:30 p.m. at Rosamond Sky Park, 4171 Knox Ave., Rosamond. Call (760) 373-5771. Antelope Valley Archaeology Club will meet, 9:30-11 a.m. at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, 38350 Sierra Highway, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5656. Grief Support Group will meet, 5:30-7 p.m. at the Hoffmann Hospice, 1832 W. Ave. K, Suite D-1. Call (661) 948-8801. Toastmasters Sand Creek Orators Club meets, 7:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at 2500 Orange St., Rosamond. Call Miik Miller at (661) 256-0328. Take Off Pounds Sensibly will meet, 9-10:30 a.m. Call (661) 272-0207 or (661) 947-7672. Snyders Dance Groove meets, 6-8:30 p.m. the first and second Tuesdays of each month at the Antelope Valley Senior Center, 777 W. Jackman St., Lancaster. Cost: $2. Call (661) 609-6510. Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS) meets, 9-11:30 a.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month for brunch, speakers and crafts at Central Christian Church, 3131 W. Ave. J, Lancaster. Cost: $6 per meeting, plus $2 per child for child care. Scholarships are available. Call (661) 945-7902. 12 Step Recovery Group for alcohol and drug addiction will meet, 7 p.m. at Desert Vineyard Christian Fellowship, 1011 E. Ave. I, Lancaster. Call (661) 945-2777. American Indian Little League will meet, 7 p.m. at HomeTown Buffet, 422 W. Ave. P. Call Harry Richard at (661) 267-2259. High Desert Woodworkers Club meets, 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at Denny’s restaurant, 2005 W. Ave. K, Lancaster. Call (760) 240-4705. Grief/Bereavement Group will meet, 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at ProCare Hospice, 42442 10th St. W., Suite D, Lancaster. Call (661) 951-1146. Youth Anger Management Group for ages 8-11 will meet, 6:30-8 p.m. at Family Resource Foundation, 38345 30th St. E., Suite A-2, Palmdale. Call (661) 266-8700 or (800) 479-CARE, or visit the Web site: Plane Talk Toastmasters will meet, noon-1 p.m. at the Lockheed Federal Credit Union, 1011 Lockheed Way, Palmdale. Call (661) 572-4123. Harmony Showcase Chorus of Sweet Adelines International will rehearse, 7:30 p.m. at 44857 Cedar Ave., Lancaster. The group is part of an international organization of women who sing four-part harmony. Call (661) 273-0995, (661) 285-1797 or (661) 940-3109. Al-Anon will hold a discussion, noon at 1737 E. Ave. R, Room 104, Palmdale, and at 7 p.m. at the Larry Chimbole Cultural Center, Room 704, Palmdale. Call (661) 274-9353 or (800) 344-2666. Cardio Knockout Blast, a workout for seniors, 8-9 a.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Bring a floor mat. Call (661) 267-5551. Billiards Gang for seniors, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551. Health Insurance Counseling and Advocacy Program representative will be available, 1-3 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551 for an appointment. Tumbleweed Card Club for seniors will play canasta, pinochle and other games, 1-4:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551. Line dancing, 6-7 p.m. for beginners and 7-8:30 p.m. for intermediate dancers at the Palmdale Senior Center, 1002 E. Ave. Q-12, Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5551. Palmdale Youth Council will meet, 5:30 p.m. at the Palmdale Parks and Recreation office, 38260 10th St. E., Palmdale. Call (661) 267-5611. Sierra Club will offer one- to two-hour conditioning hikes leaving at 6 p.m. from the Palmdale Park and Ride lot, Avenue S at the Antelope Valley Freeway. Call (661) 273-2761. Expectant parent tours of the Antelope Valley Hospital obstetrics department will start at 6 p.m. from the hospital lobby, 1600 W. Ave. J, Lancaster.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREOregon Ducks football players get stuck on Disney ride during Rose Bowl eventProstate Cancer Support Group meets, 12:30 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at Lutheran Church of the Master, 725 E. Ave. J, Lancaster. Call Susan Baker at (661) 273-2200. Toddler story time for children ages 2-6, 9:30 and 11:30 a.m. at Barnes & Noble, 39228 10th St. W., Palmdale. Call (661) 272-9134. Celebrate Discovery, a Christian-based 12-step program, will meet, 6:30 p.m. at Palmdale United Methodist Church, 39055 10th St. W., Palmdale. Call (661) 947-3103. Jazzercise classes, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at George Lane Park, 5520 W. Ave. L-8 in Quartz Hill. Call (661) 722-7780. Lupus International Support Group meets, 6:30-8 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in Palmdale. Call Danielle Duffey at (888) 532-2322, Ext. 4. last_img read more

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Brilliant Black completes one of the World’s toughest endurance events!

first_imgOne of the World’s toughest! Jason Black has again showed his incredible stamina levels and perseverance after he successfully completed the Race Around Ireland. The event has been described by many as one of the toughest in the entire planet – but Black took on the challenge in aid of the Donegal Autism Family Support Group.The popular businessman got on the saddle last Monday, and completed the gruelling event yesterday afternoon. A delighted and exhausted Black thanked everybody for their support, which he described as ‘incredible’ throughout the week.His support team posted the following message on Black’s timeline.“As Jason crosses the line he carries the Blue banner in support of the “Donegal Autism Family Support Group” which main aims lie with helping create awareness about autism and support for parents and carers of loved ones on the autism spectrum. “Together we conquer, never stop believing.”Messages of goodwill and support have poured in for Black after his incredible feat.Johanna Sweeney wrote, “Incredible achievement Jason Black. Congratulations to you and what unbelievable support from Sharon, your family and your background team.“The live streaming was amazing, very proud to know you, I hope u all enjoy the celebrations and well deserved rest.”Patrick Reilly posted, “Congratulations and well done Jason, it was a pleasure to meet you when you crossed the line in Moynalty this evening. “You are such a positive person and you should be very proud of what you have achieved. Hopefully we will see you cross the line again in Moynalty next year. Susan Shiels O’Reilly wrote, “Many, many congratulations to you Jason and your amazing crew!!!! Absolutely thrilled for you! You are all heroes!!!! Best wishes to you and enjoy the rest!”Brilliant Black completes one of the World’s toughest endurance events! was last modified: September 5th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare 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:enduranceJason BlacknewsRace Around IrelandSportWorld’s Toughestlast_img read more

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Entries pour in for Comrades Marathon

first_img He added: “We warmly welcome all of our international participants but greatly value our local Comrades Marathon runners who have made the race the epic event that it is today. “With little more than 4 000 spaces left before the close of the entry process, we urge our regular runners to enter as soon as possible so as not to be left disappointed,” Van Staden said. Entry is open to all athletes, be they novices or veteran Comrades Marathon runners. Qualifying for the 2014 Comrades Marathon is applicable from 2 June 2013 until 5 May 2014. The entry criteria are available on the official Comrades Marathon website. SAinfo reporter The Comrades Marathon Association (CMA) has urged all aspirant Comrades Marathon runners who have not yet entered to do so soon to secure a space in next year’s “down-run”, which starts outside the Pietermaritzburg City Hall.‘Enter as soon as possible’ CMA race director Johan Van Staden said in a statement: “The attraction of the Comrades Marathon to ultra-runners across South Africa and all parts of the world has meant that our entries are being taken up very quickly. At the rate at which entries are coming in, we anticipate that the cap of 18 000 will be reached well before 30 November. No extensions will be granted.” 6 November 2013 With less than a month left in its 2014 entry process, the iconic Comrades Marathon has already amassed nearly 14 000 entries. International participants from as far afield as Egypt, China, Canada and India, along with a host of European countries will represent more than 60 nations in “The Ultimate Human Race” come Sunday, 1 June 2014.Entry process The three-month long entry process for the 89th edition of South Africa’s most famous road-running race opened on 1 September and will close at the end of November or as soon as the entry cap of 18 000 has been reached. The entry barometer reportedly stood at 13 900 on Monday and was steadily rising.last_img read more

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Ebay: SMBs Are Optimistic About the Holidays, New Year and Mobile Commerce

first_imgSmall and medium-sized businesses that sell online are expecting the remainder of this holiday shopping season to be strong, generally have an optimistic view of how their businesses will do in the near future, and consider mobile commerce an important part of that future. This is according to Ebay’s Online Business Index survey, which was conducted in the United States for the first time this year, after being done in Europe in Australia since 2008. Sixty percent of those surveyed said they were “optimistic” about the future of their businesses and 72% expected sales to increase as the holidays get closer. Most SMBs consider it important for businesses to be able to sell products from mobile devices, something eBay sellers have the luxury of being able to do quite easily. For small businesses operating outside of eBay’s e-commerce empire, however, mobile commerce is not always as easily achieved, given the costs associated with mobile development. The survey covered a range of other issues, including the proposed Internet sales tax, which small business owners overwhelmingly oppose. The survey results were based on an online query of 435 small businesses who are actively selling on eBay. Tags:#Analysis#biz Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting Related Posts Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic…center_img A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… john paul titlow 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Marketlast_img read more

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