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  • LVR cruises to Bomber Invitational Tournament Title

    first_imgThe team may be low in numbers but this team has a huge heart after the L.V. Rogers Bombers dominated the competition to capture the Bomber Senior Girl’s Basketball tournament this past weekend at the Hangar.The Bombers rocked Rutland Secondary of Kelowna 64-41 in the final of the eight-team tournament to claim the overall title. LVR opened the tournament by rocking Elkford 54-16 before destroying an uninspired Osoyoos team 64-11.Meanwhile, Rutland beat David Thompson of Invermere by 30 in game one before getting past J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks of Trail by 14 to reach the final.”Our girls played fantastic defence all weekend and stifled Rutland with our press and speed.,” said coach Chris Dergousoff.The Bombers were led by seniors Naomi Perkins, Ansleigh Dergousoff, Allie Zondervan and Sian Nielsen.Earlier this season, LVR took top honours at the J. Lloyd Crowe Hawks Tournament.last_img read more

  • “Kevin Durant is going to be fine,” says Dominique Wilkins, and he would know

    first_imgOAKLAND – The NBA’s favorite parlor game will soon end. Within the next week, more clarity should emerge about where Kevin Durant will sign as a free agent.Once that parlor game ends, though, another one will begin: How will Durant come back from a torn Achilles?“I have a lot of faith in the man as a player and a person,” Dominique Wilkins told Bay Area News Group. “He’s definitely going to do the necessary thing to get back. He loves the game too much.”Wilkins’ words hold weight. Beyond …last_img read more

  • Humboldt Eagles 19-U’s pitching shines in doubleheader sweep over Australian teams

    first_imgThe Humboldt Eagles 19-U played its first two of several games slated for this week against the Australia-based Colts baseball club on Wednesday at Bomber Field. The Eagles downed the ball players from down under in both games, beating the Colts’ Red team 1-0 in the afternoon session and the Colts’ White team 5-0 in the night cap.C.J. Van Meter scored the only run the Eagles would need in game one as his RBI single which scored Dustin Ireland in the second inning proved to be the difference.Pi …last_img read more

  • SA hot destination for US tourists

    first_imgTourists enjoy sightseeing in Cape Town. (Image: Jeffrey Barbee, MediaClubSouthAfrica.com. For more free photos, visit our image library.)Khanyi MagubaneA recent survey by a top US travel magazine has revealed that American tourists rate Cape Town as their third favourite city in the world.Thousands of tourists participated in Travel + Leisure’s 2008 World’s Best Awards readers’ survey, which placed Bangkok, Thailand, as the top city to visit and Buenos Aires in Argentina as the second favourite.But numbers show that Cape Town in the Western Cape is not far behind. According to South African Tourism, in 2006 alone the province welcomed 145 211 visitors from the US. This was an increase of 19,64 % from the previous year.The Americans also voted Singita Boulders Lodge in the Sabi Sands game reserve, adjacent to the Kruger National Park, as the top hotel in the world. Cape Town’s Cape Grace Hotel was placed 22nd in the same category.As part of the poll, Travel + Leisure subscribers were invited to fill in a questionnaire and rate cities, hotels, islands, airlines, cruise lines, rental-car agencies, destination spas, hotel spas, tour operators and safari outfitters.The different cities included in the survey were rated on characteristics such as the different tourist sights on offer, cultural and art attractions, eateries and shopping opportunities, and value for money.The hotels were judged according to the rooms and facilities on offer, where they were situated as well as the restaurants and value of food offered by the establishment.Other winners in the survey included Singapore airlines as the world’s best international airline, New York as the best city in the US, Hertz as the best car-rental agency and the Galápagos Islands, Ecuador, as the world’s best islands to visit.All the 2008 winners in the different categories will be honoured at an awards luncheon in New York City on 24 July.Impressive growthTourism is booming not only in the Western Cape, but in the rest of South Africa too. This is in line with the global trend of all-round growth in the sector.Statistics released by South African Tourism indicate that foreign tourist arrivals in South Africa reached a record high of 7.4-million in 2006, which represents a 10.3% increase on 2004’s figures and exceeds the estimated 5.5% average global growth rate in tourism.This figure continued to climb as the number of foreign visitors in South Africa grew by 10% from January to May 2007. This positive trend is reflected in arrivals at airports, which increased by 4,4% during the first five months of 2007 compared with the same period in 2006.Useful linksSouth African TourismCape Town GovernmentTravel and leisure magazineSingita Game ReserveKruger National Parklast_img read more

  • What’s down

    first_imgPreity Zinta. She went underwater for her 36th birthday, snorkelling in the Maldives to celebrate.Sonu Nigam.Sonu Nigam. With fewer songs on hand, the 37-year-old singer is now concentrating on his hair, with bizarre results. The bun atop his head at an awards show was an all-time low. Christopher NolanChristopher Nolan. The man behind this summer’s genius blockbuster, Inception, was not among the list of Oscar nominees for Best Director. Is it a bad dream? Pooja BediPooja Bedi splits from beau Dwiti Vikramaditya days after announcing to the world that they were to get married.  Veena MalikVeena Malik. A case has been filed in a Lahore court against her for “immoral acts”. Salman Khan.Salman Khan’s alcoholic consumption. The actor is off drinks till he completes his new film.  Preity ZintaPreity Zinta. The Kings XI Punjab owner had a spat with Siddharth Mallya of Royal Challengers over Saurabh Tiwary who had already been sold to the latter for USD 1.4 million.  (From India Today magazine issue dated January 24, 2011)GovindaGovinda’s weight. The actor is trimming the excess baggage to look fit for his upcoming film Naughty @ 40. He has lost 8 kg. (From India Today magazine issue dated January 24, 2011) Anil KumbleAnil Kumble, who withdrew himself from the IPL auction. Sigh. One gentleman less in a very gentleman-less version of the game.  (From India Today magazine issue dated January 17, 2011) Yuvraj SinghYuvraj Singh. The Indian batsman finds himself in a rather unflattering list with a British newspaper naming him as one of the Top 10 Sporting Egos of recent times.  (From India Today magazine issue dated January 17, 2011) advertisementlast_img read more

  • Reliable as ever, Patriots’ Julian Edelman wins Super Bowl MVP

    first_imgPatriots defeat Rams in lowest-scoring Super Bowl ever “He’s a fighter, man, that kid,” Brady said. “I’m just so proud of him. He’s been an incredible player for this team in the playoffs and he just cemented himself, again, in the history of the NFL for what his accomplishments are.”Even when things weren’t working early for the Patriots, Edelman kept the offense going and the clock rolling as a safety valve for Brady. Eight of his catches were for first downs , including a 13-yard grab during the go-ahead touchdown drive with 7 minutes left in the game.“Julian always gives us those kinds of plays,” coach Bill Belichick said. “Tough plays, tough catches, catch-and-run plays, breaking tackles for a few extra yards. He did a tremendous job.”It has been a long journey back to this point for Edelman, who missed all of last season after tearing a knee ligament in New England’s third preseason game. ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH 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 Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss “It’s pretty surreal,” Edelman said, shaking his head. “Tough times don’t last, tough people do. I preach that, and, I guess you have to live to it.”Edelman certainly did Sunday night, earning Super Bowl MVP honors with 10 receptions for 141 yards while helping lift the Patriots to a 13-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“My name was called,” he said. “I was asked to make a couple plays and we were able to do that.”Edelman and Brady made one final connection — at midfield with confetti flying around them. They embraced for several moments — eyes filled with the tears of champions. LATEST STORIES “The hug was just two Bay Area boys that love football, love to compete and are living out our dreams,” Edelman said before taking a second to clarify one small detail.“I think he held me,” the bushy-bearded Edelman said with a big grin. “I didn’t hold him.”It was an incredibly satisfying ending to a big-time comeback season for Edelman, a guy considered by Brady to be like a little brother — some teammates even jokingly say they have a “bromance” — and widely regarded as one of the greatest slot receivers in league history.And, he was at it again against the Rams.Reliable and steady. All night long.ADVERTISEMENT PDEA chief backs Robredo in revealing ‘discoveries’ on drug war Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town New England Patriots’ Julian Edelman holds the trophy after the NFL Super Bowl 53 football game against the Los Angeles Rams, Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, in Atlanta. The Patriots won 13-3. Edelman was named the Most Valuable Player. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)ATLANTA (AP) — Julian Edelman was forced to watch only as a spectator as his disappointed New England Patriots teammates trudged off the field a year ago as Super Bowl losers.Catch after catch in this one, Tom Brady’s favorite wide receiver helped make them winners again.ADVERTISEMENT US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrantslast_img read more

  • 10 months agoHughton insists Brighton didn’t deserve Bournemouth defeat

    first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Hughton insists Brighton didn’t deserve Bournemouth defeatby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBrighton boss Chris Hughton insists they didn’t deserve defeat at Bournemouth.The Seagulls were beaten 2-0 after David Brooks found the back of the net for the Cherries either side of half-time.Hughton said, “I thought we were good value to get something from the game. The difference between the two sides was they put their opportunities away and we didn’t.“We were good in the first half and they scored against the run of play. It was very difficult towards the end when we were down to ten men, but certainly before that I thought we were always in the game.“It was a wonderful strike by Brooks for the first goal, but I thought we created really good chances of our own.“If you don’t put your chances away, then you know that a very good Bournemouth side that play with a lot of pace, with two players up front that run in behind, are going to cause you problems.“The chances are the pinnacle moments of any game, but on the balance of play, I thought we deserved more.”On Lewis Dunk’s dismissal, he added: “Initially we had no problems with it, we thought it was two yellow cards, but seeing them again, we feel that [Yves] Bissouma made the first contact, so there’s some doubt about who should have been booked.” last_img read more

  • 10 months agoAdrien Silva closer to leaving Leicester

    first_imgAdrien Silva closer to leaving Leicesterby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveAdrien Silva is closer to leaving Leicester City.A Bola says Silva has agreed to take a pay cut in order to move away from the King Power Stadium. The Portuguese midfielder – who wasn’t able to play for Leicester in the first half of the 2017/18 season due to his transfer going through 14 seconds past the deadline – has struggled to get into the first team and been continually linked with a move back to Sporting CP in Portugal.And a deal could now happen with Silva prepared to drop his demands to help smooth negotiations. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

  • 10 months agoNewcastle, Burnley move for Marseille forward Clinton N’Jie

    first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Newcastle, Burnley move for Marseille forward Clinton N’Jieby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveMarseille forward Clinton N’Jie is being linked with a return to the Premier League.The Daily Mail says Newcastle United have asked about N’Jie. The former Tottenham forward is available on loan with view to a permanent deal but also has interest from Burnley, Cardiff and Crystal Palace. The 25-year-old was set to join Sporting CP on loan last summer but the move collapsed after the clubs failed to agree terms. The Cameroon international forward enjoyed two productive seasons after joining from Spurs but he has started only four games this season. last_img read more

  • Roger Waters To Be Honored By Iraq And Afghanistan Veterans Of America

    first_imgIraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America, the nation’s first and largest nonpartisan, nonprofit organization representing veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan, is proud to announce the honorees and participants for their Sixth Annual Heroes Gala on Tuesday, November 13, 2012 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.Taking place just two days after Veterans Day, with NBC’s Brian Williams serving as Master of Ceremonies once again, this year’s star-studded IAVA Heroes Gala is the premier event of New York’s Veterans Week.At this year’s Heroes Gala, IAVA is honoring Joan Ganz Cooney and Peter G. Peterson as recipients of IAVA’s 2012 Civilian Service Award. Through his work at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, as Chairman Emeritus of the Council on Foreign Relations and as a board member of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, Mr. Peterson has used his decades long experience to raise awareness of America’s long term fiscal challenges while promoting nonpartisan solutions to ensure a better economic future, always keeping America’s veterans in the forefront of his thoughts. As one of the visionaries and founders behind the creation of Sesame Workshop, Mrs. Cooney created the dynamic and continually relevant environment of Sesame Street. Through Sesame Street’s powerful program, Mrs. Cooney has been a leader in helping frame the delicate issue of supporting children of military families through challenging transitions such as deployments, homecomings, a parent coming home changed due to a combat related injury and the death of a loved one. Individually, they have each achieved a great deal, but together they are inspirational leaders who have had a powerful and positive double impact on our community.IAVA is also excited to present Roger Waters (formerly of Pink Floyd) with the inaugural 2012 Artistic Leadership Award. This award was created to recognize individuals in the arts and entertainment industry whose leadership has heightened the visibility and awareness of veterans’ issues. Mr. Waters’ “Fallen Loved Ones” project was an integral part of his record-breaking tour “The Wall,” making him an important advocate and friend to the veteran community.“Nearly one million service members are returning home to face rising unemployment and suicide rates. Our commitment to serving these brave men and women who fought for our country is not merely charity, it’s an investment in our nation’s future. With over 200,000 Member Veterans and supporters and a four-star rating from Charity Navigator, IAVA’s programs are at the forefront of serving our nation’s veterans. This Veterans Week, the Heroes Gala is an opportunity to celebrate and support the New Greatest Generation,” said IAVA Founder and Chief Executive Officer Paul Rieckhoff.“IAVA is thrilled to have Brian Williams back for the fourth year in a row as Master of Ceremonies. Brian’s commitment to our mission and our community goes above and beyond. He’s always had IAVA’s back and we’re fortunate to have such a powerful advocate. Mrs. Cooney and Mr. Peterson have each made incredible contributions to countless new veterans and their families nationwide. We are humbled and thrilled to honor their tremendous dedication to our community with the IAVA’s 2012 Civilian Service Award. Roger Waters has ensured that millions never forget our fallen brothers and sisters. He is a legendary talent and creative force who has impacted audiences worldwide with his groundbreaking “Fallen Loved Ones” project as a part of “The Wall” tour. Each of our honorees has made unique and lasting contributions to IAVA’s mission, and we look forward to recognizing their extraordinary efforts on November 13th.”Past Heroes Gala honorees, performers and attendees include CPL Aaron Mankin, best-selling author Wes Moore, Dancing with the Stars winner J.R. Martinez, ABC’s Bob Woodruff, Comedy Central’s Stephen Colbert, Norah Jones, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, NYPD Commissioner Kelly, Super Bowl Champion Coach Bill Cowher, Garry Trudeau, Leslie Gelb, Craig Newmark, and MSNBC’s Willie Geist.Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America is the country’s first and largest nonprofit, nonpartisan organization for veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and has more than 200,000 Member Veterans and civilian supporters nationwide. IAVA recently received the highest rating – four-stars – from Charity Navigator, America’s largest charity evaluator.To find out more about the event, click here.last_img read more