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first_imgYoung facing longtime out with injuryMANCHESTER, England (AP):Manchester United say winger Ashley Young is facing a lengthy time out with a groin injury, which will require surgery.Young picked up the injury three minutes before half-time in the 1-0 victory at Anfield last week and was replaced by Cameron Borthwick-Jackson, who has made three appearances for United this season.UEFA won’treplace PlatiniGENEVA (AP):UEFA will not replace Michel Platini as president, while he is pursuing legal routes to overturn his eight-year FIFA ban.Platini was banned over a $2 million payment from FIFA in 2011 for uncontracted salary as an adviser to Sepp Blatter.UEFA will meet in Budapest at a congress in May when a new president could have been elected before the European Championship.But UEFA says its executive committee has “decided there will be no UEFA presidential election scheduled until the sports justice appeal bodies, including potentially the Court of Arbitration for Sport, have taken a decision.”Lloyd, Hernandez voted top CONCACAF playersMIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP):American midfielder Carli Lloyd and Mexican forward Javier Hernandez have been selected CONCACAF’s Players of the Year.Lloyd, also voted FIFA Women’s Player of the Year, scored a hat trick in the World Cup final, where she earned the Golden Ball as top player.Hernandez scored the first goal for Mexico in its play-off win over the United States for a berth in the 2017 Confederations Cup.last_img read more


first_imgBallyliffin Golf News: Glashedy Winter League No. 10 Sunday 22 March 2015The Old Links 0-151st Scott McElhinney (12) 41pts2nd Paul McLaughlin (10) 40pts16-28 1st Conor Kelly (22) 39pts2nd Eamonn O’Donnell (18) 39ptsBack 9 Conor Kelly 23ptsCSS: 70Glashedy Links 0-151st Eddie McLaughlin (12) 41pts2nd Charlie Donaghey (14) 40pts16-28 1st James Carr (17) 37pts2nd Philip McClean (25) 36ptsBack 9 John D O’Kane 20ptsCSS 71Saturday Open 21 March 20151st Denis McLaughlin (12) 41pts2nd Mike Moriarty (14) 41pts3rd John D O’Kane (8) 39ptsGross: Brendan Devlin (1) 36ptsCSS 71Friday Open 20 March 20151st Ciaran McConologue (12) 37pts2nd Colm McConigley (12) 36pts3rd Denis McConologue (8) 34ptsCSS 72Wednesday Society 18 March 20151st Jack Mc Farland 40 pts2nd Tony Crowley 39pts3rd Seamus Kernan 39pts2’s Colin Stevenson, Don Mc Gonagle, Olle ForselleForthcoming Events & FixturesFriday 27th March 2015 Ladies & Gents Open on Glashedy LinksSaturday 28th March Open Competition on The Old LinksSunday 29th March 2015 Confined Competition on Glashedy LinksEntries are now being taking for the Donegal Links Classic (25, 26 & 27 May 2015).& The Great North Links Challenge (7, 8 & 9 October 2015). Call 0749376119.Check fixtures on for our wide range of events over the coming monthsBallyliffin PRO-AM July 24th-26th 2015We are delighted to confirm that the winners will also get a trip to Quinta Do Lago in Portugal staying at the 5* Conrad Hotel with 3 rounds of golf at Quinta Do LagoGOLF NEWS: WINNERS OF BALLYLIFFIN PRO-AM WILL WIN A TRIP TO QUINTA DO LAGO IN PORTUGAL was last modified: March 23rd, 2015 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:BallyliffingolfNoticesSportlast_img read more

Airport foe returns – as a candidate

first_img 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 MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake The city could still force the airport to sell the land in 10 years. But Gordon and other critics said the city gave away the upper hand in the deal. “I have no problem with modernizing the existing terminal. I think the airport provides very important benefits to the community as it is,” Gordon said. “But I am opposed to any relocation or expansion of the airport.” Gordon also opposes what he refers to as the “Los Angelization” of Burbank, or the tendency for the city to allow high-density condos and office buildings to go up without adequate parking and other controls. He also cites the increased traffic related to development. Howard Rothenbach, chairman of Restore Our Airport Rights, said Gordon has ideas to keep the city from becoming too built up. “He is more in touch with what residents and small business people would want in the community,” Rothenbach said. “And he’s independent.” Alex Dobuzinskis, (818) 546-3304 BURBANK – After criticizing Burbank’s deal with the Bob Hope Airport over development there, David Gordon is making his first run for City Council on a pledge to stop airport expansion and prevent the “Los Angelization” of Burbank. An optometrist and a 22-year resident of the city, Gordon was a member of the Burbank Planning Board from 1995-99. He contends the public has not been given enough chances to weigh in when developments could affect their neighborhoods. “The heart of my campaign is to put people first, and people can’t be put first if they’re excluded from the process,” he said. In the run-up to the council’s approval of an agreement with the airport on development, Gordon, 50, criticized the pact at public meetings. At one point, the optometrist accused city officials of being myopic for leaning toward the deal, which blocks the building of a new terminal for 10 years but allows the airport to keep 60 acres that could eventually be used to build a terminal. last_img read more

‘Máire’ commemoration in Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair this Saturday

first_imgSéamus Ó Grianna (‘Máire’) from Rann na Feirste died exactly 50 years ago in November 1969. He was a prolific creative writer and journalist who wrote more than 30 novels and short stories the most notable being ‘Caisleáin Óir’ and ‘Cith is Dealán’.He also wrote a number of books based on his youth and the history of the area – ‘Rann na Feirste’, ‘Nuair a bhí mé óg’, and ‘Saol Corrach’. He spent most of his life in Dublin working in the Civil Service. He spent 18 years working on the two major Irish Dictionaries – De Bhaldraithe and Ó Domhnaill.On Saturday night, 30 November at 8pm, two plays about Séamus Ó Grianna will be performed.Aisteoirí Rann na Feirste will present ‘Grasta ó Dhia ar Mhicí’, an adaptation by Niall Mac Eamharcaigh of one of his most famous short stories.The cast is Aodh Óg Ó Duibheanaigh, Pól Ó Searcaigh, Niall Mac Eamharcaigh, Mairéad Mhic Grianna agus Suzanne Uí Ghallchóir. The other play ‘Maire’ is a dramatic portrayal of his life and works written by Noel Ó Gallchóir. The cast is Noel Ó Gallchóir, Lucaí Nic Gaotháin, Seán Pól Ó Gaoitháin, Máire Ioannidis, Colm Mac Giolla Easpuig, Suzanne Uí Gallchóir and Manus Ó Duibhir.There will also be a number of Séamus Ó Grianna songs performed on the night. Both plays were very well received in Rann na Feirste during the comóradh there in October.Beidh oíche i gcuimhne ar Shéamus Ó Grianna (‘Máire’) in Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair ar an Satharn 30ú Samhain ar 8 i.n. Léireofar an dá dhráma ar éirigh chomh maith sin leo ag Comóradh Mháire i Rann na Feirste i mí Dheireadh Fómhair. Léireoidh Aisteoirí Rann na Feirste ‘Grásta ó Dhia ar Mhicí’ bunaithe ar ghearrscéal Mháire, curtha in oiriúint don ardán agus a léiriú ag Niall Mac Eamharcaigh. Sa dráma, tá Niall é féin, Aodh Óg Ó Duibheannaigh, Pól Ó Searcaigh, Suzanne Uí Ghallchóir agus Mairéad Mhic Grianna. Léireofar chomh maith an léiriú ar Shaol agus ar Shaothar ‘Máire’ a chuir Noel Ó Gallchóir le chéile. Pairteach ann tá Lucaí Nic Gaoithín, Seán Pól Ó Gaoithín, Colm Mac Giolla Easpaig, Maire Ioannidis, Suzanne Uí Ghallchóir, Manus Ó Duibhir agus Noel Ó Gallchóir. Ba Eoghan Mac Giolla Bhríghde a léirigh é. Beidh amhráin de chuid Shéamuis Uí Ghrianna a gceol ar an oíche fosta.‘Máire’ commemoration in Amharclann Ghaoth Dobhair this Saturday was last modified: November 27th, 2019 by StephenShare 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)last_img read more

Jared Goff’s success no surprise to his closest friends

first_img(CLICK HERE, if you are unable to view this photo gallery on your mobile device.) Jared Goff’s longtime football friends still aren’t certain how to process this moment.On one hand, Goff’s presence in Super Bowl LIII as the Rams quarterback comes as no surprise given the Novato native’s talent, propensity for hard work and a demeanor befitting the Joe Montana No. 16 he’s worn since his youth.Then again, this is the Super Bowl. Against Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, no less. The …last_img read more

Soybean quality issues showing up Between the Rows

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Glenn Harsh, Delaware Co.The rain slowed us up a little bit but we had projects to catch up on anyway so it has been a little bit of a relief. We are coming along with beans and they are running through nicely after the problems we saw with the insect damage in that first field. It was an early field and I think it was a timing thing with the insects. We had some damage from stink bugs and we also had some damage from the bean leaf beetle, which causes Phomopsis.We have combined some corn and got a good start on one farm. It is doing very well yield wise and quality is good. It is drying down fast. The corn we are in is right about 21% and it is full season corn, but it was planted early. The first field we were in had some gravel knolls and the stalk quality was deteriorating quickly. The gravel knolls were right at 140 and there were spots around 220 bushels in the good ground. The next field of corn is more even and doing very well. Some of the things we did to push yield look like they are working in that field.The other fields I have checked are standing pretty well. You don’t have to go too far, though, where stalk issues are becoming a problem. Corn wise I have not seen quality issues and I have checked quite a few fields.There are some beans in really black soil that are really leaning to maybe down on the ground, but we can still get underneath them. You don’t like to see that because we are losing some bushels there. That will be a challenge with some of these fields planted at too high of a population.With the beans, the first field was around 50 to 55 and the next fields have been doing quite a bit better than that. I feel good about harvest. We just have to keep the combine rolling.For the rest of this week’s reports, click here.last_img read more

Pakistan militant killed in J&K

first_imgA Lashkar-e-Taiba militant was killed in a counter-militancy operation in Handwara, north Kashmir, on Thursday.A police spokesman said security forces cordoned off Batapora village after receiving ‘credible leads’ on the presence of militants. . “During searches, a militant opened fire and the search party retaliated. In the encounter that followed, the militant, who was identified as a Pakistani national, was killed,” said the police.last_img

Irving doesn’t mention LeBron in his goodbye to Cleveland

first_imgLATEST STORIES Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH “You understand the magnitude of decisions that you make in your life can affect a lot of people all at once,” Irving said in the more than 4-minute video . “And when you get to that point and you understand that the best intentions for you and ultimately to be in your truth, and find out what you really want to do in your life and how you want to accomplish it — that moment comes and you take full advantage of it.“And there are no other ulterior reasons other than being happy and to be somewhere you feel like it’s an environment that’s conducive for you maximizing your potential.”Irving apparently felt it was time to get out from under the colossal shadow cast by James. The pair won an NBA title together — the first for any Cleveland team since 1964 — in 2016, but Irving did not single out James in his video or the accompanying note.When the Cavs first announced Irving’s trade on Aug. 22, James offered praise to his younger teammate on Twitter , saying: “Special talent/guy! Nothing but respect and what a ride it was our 3 years together.”Irving’s comments were his first since the trade. He was sent to the Celtics for All-Star guard Isaiah Thomas, forward Jae Crowder, center Ante Zizic and the 2018 first-round pick Boston acquired from Brooklyn.ADVERTISEMENT Arellano’s Lervin Flores crowned new NCAA slam dunk king SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief In a meeting last month with Cleveland owner Dan Gilbert, Irving said he wanted out. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games MOST READ VIDEO: A (fresh-faced) @KyrieIrving speaks, now that the deal to the Celtics is finally done. Thanks Cleveland, says “the journey continues”— Rachel Nichols (@Rachel__Nichols) August 31, 2017CLEVELAND — Kyrie Irving did not mention LeBron James, now his former teammate, while thanking Cleveland fans after his trade to Boston was finalized.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIrving, who is now officially a member of the Celtics after the teams completed a blockbuster deal that had stalled, posted a lengthy thank-you note and video on his Instagram account Thursday. While somewhat vague about his intentions, the All-Star guard explained some the reasons that led to him requesting the Cavaliers trade him following six seasons — and three straight trips to the NBA Finals.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding After the Cavaliers had concerns about Thomas’ hip injury, they asked for more and obtained a 2020 second-round pick from the Celtics, completing the deal.In his video, Irving thanked Gilbert and Cleveland’s ownership group for taking “a chance on a 19-year-old kid that was coming off a stubbed right toe, of being in a very, very immature place at the time.”The Cavaliers selected Irving with the No. 1 overall pick in 2011 after he played in just 11 games at Duke because of injury.He was a four-time All-Star with Cleveland and made the biggest basket in franchise history, a 3-pointer in the closing moments of Game 7 in the 2016 Finals that propelled the Cavs to the title.While Irving and James had their differences, the two seemingly managed to work through them. After the Cavs were beaten by Golden State in this year’s Finals, Irving spoke at length about what it meant to play with James and how much he had learned.But as he closed his video, Irving didn’t acknowledge their relationship.“And to my teammates: crazy stories, crazy experiences and just unbelievable human beings, man,” Irving said. “You all know how this brotherhood goes, man. All love.” LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games View commentslast_img read more

WBO says it will re-score Pacquiao-Horn fight; result stands

first_imgManny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony PLAY LIST 00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Jeff Horn, top center, of Australia celebrates after beating Manny Pacquiao, bottom second left, of the Philippines, during their WBO World welterweight title bout in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in the Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)BRISBANE, Australia — The World Boxing Organization will re-score the Manny Pacquiao-Jeff Horn welterweight title fight because of the contentious unanimous decision awarded to the Australian challenger, but there is no plan to change the result.The WBO was responding to a Philippines government department’s request to review the fight after Pacquiao said the decision against him Sunday was unfair.ADVERTISEMENT ‘Please help me’—Mattek-Sands suffers horror Wimbledon injury READ: Trainer Atlas blasts Horn’s UD win“Then, we will tabulate the results to ascertain clearly which rounds each fighter won using an average scale based on 60, 80 and 100 percent,” Valcarcel said. “This means that three of the five officials have to agree to determine which fighter won the round.”Valcarcel supported the judges, who have each scored hundreds of fights.READ: Deja vu as Horn pulls off a Bradley on Pacquiao“The officials who participated in this fight are all professional, distinguished, honest and honorable human beings,” he said.The 38-year-old Pacquiao and 29-year-old Horn have a rematch clause in their contract.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena The fight at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium was scored 117-111 by Waleksa Roldan and 115-113 each by Chris Flores and Ramon Cerdan, with Roldan’s score coming in for most criticism.READ: Pacquiao demands ‘closure’ from WBOIn Manila, Philippines, GAB chairman Abraham Kahlil Mitra welcomed the WBO’s decision to carry out a review, saying that even if that won’t change the outcome of the contentious bout, it will send a strong signal that any sign of leniency, abuse of authority or wrongdoing would not be tolerated.“We’re happy with that,” Mitra told The Associated Press. “Our feeling is, if you’re quiet, you’ll get abused but if you complain, they’ll be careful … Manny is a senator, a champion, but was like wrestled there, abused by them. If it can be done to him, it can be done to any other Filipino boxer.”Valcarcel said five anonymous judges will review the bout, assigning their own scores to rounds.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong The Philippines Games and Amusements Board (GAB) said it based the request on protecting boxing’s integrity, citing possible miscalls by the referee and judges. But the WBO reiterated its only hope of revoking the fight judges’ decision rests on proving fraud in match officiating.READ: No reversal of PacHorn decision, says WBOFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I would be very grateful if the GAB can provide any evidence indicating fraud or violation of law,” WBO President Francisco Valcarcel said in a letter to the GAB dated Thursday.“The purpose of this review is to be able to give the fans certainty of who was the winner of the bout, even though we do not have the power to reverse the decision of the judges.”center_img MOST READ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend View comments Nikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Riveralast_img read more

Maradona Slaps Journalist for bothering spouse Veronica

first_imgArgentine football great Diego Maradona punched one of the reporters who crowded around him as he left a show with his younger son Diego Fernando.The incident occurred Saturday afternoon at the door of the El National theatre where Maradona attended a children’s show “Panam” with his son and the boy’s mother Veronica Ojeda, reports EFE.”This is my gift for the Day of the Child: it’s the first Day of the Child I’m going to spend with my son,” Maradona, surrounded by reporters, said from inside his vehicle.”What are you doing, idiot? Why are you bothering my wife?” Maradona then asked one of the reporters present before getting out of his car and punching him in an incident that was caught on television cameras.last_img read more