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Pistons stay unbeaten with Griffin, rout Blazers

first_imgNewsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Griffin had 21 points, nine rebounds and six assists, and did a good bit of his offensive damage from the perimeter, making three 3-pointers. Anthony Tolliver added 15 points for Detroit, and Reggie Bullock and Langston Galloway contributed 13 apiece.Damian Lillard scored 20 points and C.J. McCollum added 14 for the Blazers, who lost again after falling at the buzzer at Boston on Sunday. Portland was without Evan Turner on Monday because of a left calf injury. /kgaFEATURED 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 folk Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic (27) reaches in on Detroit Pistons forward Blake Griffin (23) during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Feb. 5, 2018, in Detroit. APDETROIT — Andre Drummond had 17 points and 17 rebounds, and the Detroit Pistons beat the Portland Trail Blazers 111-91 on Monday night for their fourth straight victory.Detroit has won three in a row with Blake Griffin in the lineup after acquiring him in a trade last week. The victory on Monday pulled the Pistons back to .500 and even with Philadelphia for the final playoff spot in the Eastern Conference.ADVERTISEMENT Nonito 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIEScenter_img Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak MOST READ View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew 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 Nets trade Zeller to Bucks for Vaughn, 2nd-round pick Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbedlast_img read more

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Researchers: People might be thin outside, but fat inside

first_imgAccording to Bell, people who are fat on the inside are essentially on the threshold of being obese. They eat too many fatty, sugary foods – and exercise too little to work it off – but they are not eating enough to actually be fat. Scientists believe we naturally accumulate fat around the belly first, but at some point, the body may start storing it elsewhere. Still, most experts believe that being of normal weight is an indicator of good health, and that BMI is a reliable measurement. “BMI won’t give you the exact indication of where fat is, but it’s a useful clinical tool,” said Dr. Toni Steer, a nutritionist at Britain’s Medical Research Council.160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! LONDON – If it really is what’s on the inside that counts, then a lot of thin people might be in trouble. Some doctors now think that the internal fat surrounding vital organs like the heart, liver or pancreas – invisible to the naked eye – could be as dangerous as the more obvious external fat that bulges underneath the skin. “Being thin doesn’t automatically mean you’re not fat,” said Dr. Jimmy Bell, a professor of molecular imaging at Imperial College, London. Since 1994, Bell and his team have scanned nearly 800 people with MRI machines to create “fat maps” showing where people store fat. According to the data, people who maintain their weight through diet rather than exercise are likely to have major deposits of internal fat, even if they are otherwise slim. “The whole concept of being fat needs to be redefined,” said Bell, whose research is funded by Britain’s Medical Research Council. Without a clear warning signal – like a rounder middle – doctors worry that thin people may be lulled into falsely assuming that because they’re not overweight, they’re healthy. “Just because someone is lean doesn’t make them immune to diabetes or other risk factors for heart disease,” said Dr. Louis Teichholz, chief of cardiology at Hackensack University Medical Center in New Jersey, who was not involved in Bell’s research. Even people with normal Body Mass Index scores – a standard obesity measure that divides your weight by the square of your height – can have surprising levels of fat deposits inside. Of the women scanned by Bell and his colleagues, as many as 45 percent of those with normal BMI scores (20 to 25) actually had excessive levels of internal fat. Among men, the percentage was nearly 60 percent. Relating the news to what Bell calls “TOFIs” – people who are “thin outside, fat inside” – is rarely uneventful. “The thinner people are, the bigger the surprise,” he said, adding the researchers even found TOFIs among people who are professional models. last_img read more

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Chelsea blow! Fiorentina star set to sign new deal

first_imgChelsea’s hopes of landing long-term target Juan Cuadrado have been dealt a major blow as the Colombian looks set to sign a new and improved deal with Fiorentina.The Blues have been chasing the 26-year-old since last summer, with Jose Mourinho admitting his admiration for the former Udinese man. However, the Stamford Bridge club failed in their approach to sign the winger after the World Cup in Brazil.But now, after weeks of lengthy contract talks with his current club in Florence, Fiorentina are close to brokering a new deal worth £4m-a-season over five years with Cuadrado.According to La Gazzetta dello Sport, Cuadrado has demanded pay parity with star striker Mario Gomez and his contract will also include a buy-out clause of around £35m. 1 Juan Cuadrado last_img

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Video: Watch Cristiano Ronaldo’s record-breaking FIVE goals against Espanyol

first_img1 Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring for Real Madrid Cristiano Ronaldo is Real Madrid all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga after netting FIVE goals against Espanyol.The Spanish giants romped to a 6-0 against their opponents with Karim Benzema getting the other strike of the match.Ronaldo’s stunning haul now takes him to 230, ahead of Spanish legend Raul [228] as Real Madrid’s top La Liga goalscorer of all-time.You can see all of the five goals below…last_img

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Bonds would revamp schools

first_imgTwo bond measures that would improve Walnut Valley Unified schools will be on the ballot Tuesday. Fifty-five percent of voters need to approve the $64.6 million Measure S and the $15.2 million Measure Y for the bonds to pass. The money from Measure S would go to upgrading five schools – Maple Hill Elementary, Chaparral Middle School, Diamond Bar High School, Cyrus J. Morris Elementary and Ron Hockwalt Academies – and make safety and technology improvements to the 10 other schools. Some of the upgrades include replacing 25-year-old trailer classrooms with permanent buildings, making classrooms and campuses accessible to handicapped students and repairing roofing. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Measure Y funding would go toward upgrading athletic and performing-arts facilities at the schools, including expanding gyms and improving fields, tracks and pools. If the bonds are approved, property tax would increase by $30 annually per $100,000 at a home’s assessed value. According to a Realtor’s estimate, the average assessed value of a home is $600,000, a district official said. In addition the district said they could qualify to receive $25 million in state matching funds for Measure S. “Measures S and Y are critical for the well-being of our students – for modernization of one-third of our schools, for 21st century technology tools for teachers and students, for safe, secure high-quality learning environments. It is all about the kids,” said Carolyn Elfelt, school board president, in an e-mail. Walnut Valley voters have supported two previous $50 million bond measures – in 1991 and 2000 – for school improvements. Board member Larry Redinger said that increasing construction costs are why the proposed bonds are higher than previous years. “We have been a great district, and we have to maintain good facilities to attract teachers,” Redinger said. Redinger is optimistic that the bonds will be approved because of the support from the community. In the last year, several school districts have passed bond measures earmarked for facilities improvements. In June 2006, Rowland, Covina-Valley and Monrovia unified passed school bond measures. Rowland Unified had the largest bond – $118 million – that passed with more than 70 percent of the vote. (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2108 local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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UCLA: Getting set for rival USC

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESanta Anita opens winter meet Saturday with loaded card Collison, at least, has the advantage of growing up in Southern California, as does wing Michael Roll. Until a few years ago, neither starting wing Luc Richard Mbah a Moute, nor backup center Alfred Aboya, ever heard of UCLA, let alone USC, or some crazy, fierce rivalry that apexes during football season. “It’s our rival, so it’s going to be exciting,” said Mbah a Moute, who like Aboya, grew up in Cameroon. “I know a lot from the football game, how people got ready. So it’s going to be a good game. I can’t wait to play in that game. We have to come out and be ready to play defense because they have good guards and we have to match their intensity.” Aboya, too, said his only experience with the rivalry came in the fall with football. He said he felt the excitement around campus, but turned off USC’s 66-19 win by halftime because “it was painful.” “During the football season, I had a chance to experience that rivalry,” Aboya said. “It’s a big deal. I can’t wait to see what it will be like.” They know a rivalry exists because they are told one exists, but they have no reference point. “As freshmen, we don’t really know about what the expectation is about winning this game,” UCLA backup point guard Darren Collison said. “We don’t know the history around this game because this is our first year.” As members of UCLA’s basketball team filtered into Pauley Pavilion for Tuesday’s afternoon practice, several stopped to marvel at the few tents set up next to the student entrance. It wasn’t quite Duke’s tent city, but it told something was different about tonight’s game a meeting with crosstown rival USC compared to other Pac-10 games. But getting most of the active members of the 18th-ranked Bruins to discuss in depth why it was different was a task, mostly because many never experienced it. Three-fifths of the starting lineup are freshmen, all five of UCLA’s freshmen should play in the game, including three from other countries. center_img Meanwhile, starting center Ryan Wright is from Ontario, Canada, where footballs are punted on third downs and rouges are worth as much as a free throw. UCLA’s resident healthy veteran is senior center Ryan Hollins, who moved deeply into the backdrop this season because of injury, and the emergence of several freshmen. But he suffered through four straight losses to USC before sweeping the series last season, so he can at least add perspective. “It’s going to be a lot more personal,” Hollins said of the USC matchup. “I don’t know if (the foreign players) really understand it because, being a SoCal guy and growing up here, it’s a game everybody watches and looks forward to. I’m sure it’s sinking in, but I don’t know if it’s really ingrained in them.” Even UCLA’s starting sophomore guards and leading scorers, Arron Afflalo and Jordan Farmar, may not possess the keen history of the rivalry. Each has close friends on the Trojans. Afflalo played with USC sophomore Gabe Pruitt in high school. Farmar, who played at Woodland Hills Taft, and USC’s Nick Young, who played at Cleveland of Reseda, have a long-standing friendship. “In my opinion, that may make it a little less intense for us,” Afflalo said. “The game, itself, is going to be intense. Looking at the big picture and the overall Pac-10 race, this game is very important for a lot of people. But as far as our personal relationships, I think it makes it a little less intense. I’ve known Gabe and Nick for a while now, so you go out there and have a little more fun.” There is such goodwill, Farmar said, that Pruitt and Young came to UCLA’s campus plenty of times last spring to play pickup games. “Being close friends with guys on their team gives it a little different aspect,” Farmar said. “But we bleed blue and gold and they bleed cardinal and gold. It’s big for both of us, just for school spirit, school pride. It’s big for the camaraderie, and the feeling around campus. No matter what the sport is, you always want to beat ‘SC.” 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

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first_imgMEMORIAL MATCH: The game four years ago marking the 35th anniversary of the deathsA RIGHT-WING Unionist has called for a GAA football match in Co Donegal which commemorates the deaths of two IRA volunteers to be banned. Mid-Ulster MLA Ian McCrea called on the GAA to stop the game in memory of “terrorists” from going ahead in Ballybofey this Friday.The ‘Giants will Clash’ Harvey and McGlynn memorial cup match will see selected members from clubs around County Tyrone face a Donegal Select side from clubs around the county here. It is being held in memory of IRA men Seamus Harvey and Gerard McGlynn who died when their bomb exploded prematurely on August 10, 1973.In a statement Mr McCrea fumed: “It has come to my attention yet again that a terrorist commemorative gaelic match between a Tyrone Select and Donegal Select team is to take place in a ground named after a republican terrorist. “Whilst I acknowledge that the GAA have been making the right sounds on issues such as this however, this event flies in the face of all that has been said when time after time events like this GAA match in memory of IRA members Seamus Harvey and Gerard McGlynn Cup take place at MacCumhaill Park in Ballybofey an associated GAA ground.“Over the past few years a number of events have taken place across Mid-Ulster on GAA grounds and the excuse was given that they didn’t know about it, well they know about this one and it’s time to see action.”Mr McCrea added: “Republican commemorations at GAA facilities along with the naming of grounds and competitions does not do anything to make the organisation acceptable to the Unionist community and I again make a genuine appeal to the GAA to introduce and enact a ruling that no Republican Terrorist commemorations should be held on any of their grounds and show once and for all that they are a sporting organisation with no support for terrorists.”There was no immediate official response from organisers of the event which has taken place for several years, but one source dismissed the statement as “a rant.” On 10 August 1973, Gerard McGlynn and Seamus Harvey were transporting a bomb and were about 200 yards from the customs post at Kilclean, on the Donegal border, when the device accidentally exploded, killing both men.Gerard McGlynn (18) was a native of Castlederg and lived on the Castlefin Road just outside the town.Seamus Harvey (22) was a married man with a young family. He had been living in Donegal on the run from his hometown of Castlederg for about 18 months prior to his death. A few weeks before his death Harvey and three other young men appeared in court in Dublin charged with IRA membership and possession of weapons. UNIONIST ANGER AT DONEGAL GAA GAME IN MEMORY OF IRA MEN was last modified: August 22nd, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:UNIONIST ANGER AT DONEGAL GAA GAME IN MEMORY OF IRA MENlast_img read more



first_imgA terrific turn-out of more than 170 runners took part in the Danny McDaid 15K in Letterkenny today.Launching last years Danny McDaid 15k road race are from left Brendan McDaid, Danny McDaid, Siobhan Doherty-Barrett, Station House Hotel and Neily McDaid.Keith Shiels from the Foyle Valley club was the first man home in a terrific time of 48.45 followed closely by Henry O’Neill from the Finn Valley Club.The first lady home was the ever-improving Lifford AC athlete Anne Marie McGlynn in a time of 54.59 – outstanding running. Here is a list of all the participants in the race and their times.Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club1 44 48.45 Keith Shiels SM Foyle Valley2 11 48.59 Henry O’Neill SM Finn Valley A C 3 36 50.30 Greg Roberts SM City Of Derry4 127 50.40 Gary Slevin SM City Of Derry5 19 50.58 Pauric McKinney M45 Inishowen A C6 179 51.41 Gary Crossan M40 Letterkenny A C7 47 51.54 James Brown M40 City Of Derry 8 32 52.44 Michael Black SM Individual9 107 54.15 Phelim Glynn M45 Dunboyne AC10 40 54.59 AnnMarie McGlynn SW Lifford A C11 122 55.25 Sean Murphy M40 Trim AC 12 71 56.01 Kieran Crawford SM Letterkenny A C13 153 56.28 Noel Diver SM Rosses A.C.14 155 56.55 Hugh Duffy SM Cranford A C15 41 57.33 James Crampsie SM Individual16 22 58.01 Bill Duncan M50 Lifford A C17 46 58.10 Andrew Wallace M40 Foyle Valley18 168 58.23 James Crossan SM Lifford A C19 28 58.30 John Daly M40 Letterkenny A C20 25 58.42 Sammy McAnney M50 City Of Derry21 73 58.47 Jude O’Donnell M40 Individual22 13 58.50 John Duffy M45 Shettleston Harriers23 80 59.02 Liam Doherty SM Cranford A C24 27 59.13 Tom Thompson M45 Finn Valley A C25 180 59.20 Michael Logue SM Rosses A.C.26 157 59.25 John Conlon SM Letterkenny A C27 67 59.33 Gerry McMonagle M50 Letterkenny A C28 138 59.43 Raymond Birch SM Letterkenny A C29 125 59.48 Darren Wallace SM Foyle Valley30 132 59.57 Dara McNulty M40 Foyle Valley11 August Page 1 of 6Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club31 136 60.22 John Wallace SM Individual32 51 60.34 Aidan McKenna M40 Letterkenny A C33 152 60.51 Gareth Kerrigan SM Milford A C34 81 61.02 Pauric Breslin SM Individual35 160 61.05 Seamie Ferry M45 Individual36 18 61.14 Brendan Boyle M50 Killybegs A C37 158 61.32 Patrick Brennan SM South Sligo AC38 105 61.37 Paul Kelly SM Lifford A C39 39 61.41 Patrick Mahon SM Individual40 1 61.43 Kieran Coyle SM UnitedHealthGroup41 123 61.47 Damien McBride SM Milford A C42 52 61.49 Padraig Friel SM Letterkenny A C43 33 61.56 Ciaran O’Donnell M40 Letterkenny A C44 116 62.11 Paddy Ward M60 Letterkenny A C45 66 62.19 Sean McMenamin M50 Inishowen A C46 102 62.21 Richard Shannon M40 Omagh Harriers47 108 62.28 Leslie Haire M40 Individual48 176 62.33 Barry Coyle SM Individual49 98 62.45 Martin McGinley M40 Individual50 50 62.54 Michael Burke SM Individual51 133 63.02 Paul Dillon SM Newtowncunningham52 99 63.20 Paul Cosgrove M45 Letterkenny A C53 53 63.34 James Gibbons M50 Milford A C54 161 64.00 Paul Dillon SM 24/7 Triathlon55 45 64.10 Eamon Cush M45 Individual56 139 64.20 Martin Dunleavy M45 Foyle Valley57 130 64.34 Michael Collins M45 Inishowen A C58 128 64.43 Michael McHugh SM Milford A C59 166 64.56 Sheila Regan SW Letterkenny A C60 34 64.57 Philip Callaghan M40 Inishowen A C61 167 65.05 Mark Gillen SM Individual62 100 65.16 Nick Fowell M40 24/7 Triathlon11 August Page 2 of 6Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club63 43 65.44 Sarah Marie Doherty SW Inishowen A C64 142 66.10 Mick Harkin M40 Inishowen A C65 137 66.25 Seamus Nallon SM Individual66 145 66.27 Michael Madden SM Letterkenny A C67 95 66.32 Adrian Callaghan M40 Letterkenny A C68 91 66.35 Denis Bonner M40 Individual69 31 66.54 David Chaney M40 Finn Valley A C70 129 67.00 Donal Mulholland SM Individual71 114 67.06 Ray McGrory SM Milford A C72 61 67.27 Rhona Dunne SW Donore Harriers73 17 67.40 Perter Middleton SM Individual74 147 67.42 Paddy Hannigan M50 Individual75 89 67.57 Gabriel O’Leary SM Castlefinn Running76 76 68.01 Marie Boyle SW Letterkenny A C77 146 68.17 Charlie Sweeney SM Letterkenny A C78 58 68.26 Ciaran Bobair M40 Individual79 82 68.29 Paul McGee SM Rosses A.C.80 103 68.39 Stephen Cunningham SM Individual81 117 68.53 Tom Bangert M50 Individual82 87 68.56 Paul Lee M45 Individual83 115 68.57 Brian Boyle SM London Heathside84 26 69.05 Michael McClennand SM Individual85 113 69.10 Michael McMenamin M45 Finn Valley A C86 141 69.12 Martin Anderson M45 Finn Valley A C87 16 69.17 Julia Mullen W40 Tír Chonaill A C88 38 69.19 David O’Carroll SM Individual89 75 69.22 Peter McKinney M50 Inishowen A C90 151 69.29 Brian Doherty SM Milford A C91 112 69.31 Rodney Irwin M40 Individual92 149 69.45 Gavin Harris SM 24/7 Triathlon93 150 69.46 Kenny O’Donnell SM Finn Valley A C94 119 69.55 Brian mcMonagle SM Letterkenny A C11 August Page 3 of 6Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club95 88 70.00 Martin O’Donnell M40 Individual96 72 70.03 Damien McGlynn SM Letterkenny A C97 159 71.12 Paul Shields SM Individual98 62 71.17 Maolise McHugh SM Individual99 135 71.31 Noel Lynch M45 Letterkenny A C100 154 71.36 Simon Stephens SM Individual101 35 71.48 Joseph Casey M45 Individual102 83 72.05 Mark McCafferty M45 Finn Valley A C103 92 72.26 Paddy McCambridge M50 North Belfast Harriers104 96 72.41 Carl Crossan SM Individual105 5 72.45 Liam Mc Kinney SM Eglinton Road Runners106 156 73.17 James Doherty M60 Milford A C107 49 73.19 Daragh Kelly SM Individual108 48 73.19 Ciaran McHugh SM Individual109 93 73.23 Ita McCambridge W50 North Belfast Harriers110 121 73.31 Kevin Doherty M50 Individual111 143 73.36 Gloria Donaghey W50 Finn Valley A C112 15 73.46 Claire Flood W40 Tír Chonaill A C113 104 73.47 Lester Dobson M40 Letterkenny A C114 21 74.24 Eamon O’Boyle M45 Individual115 20 74.38 Sabrina Mackey W40 Individual116 23 74.44 Kieran Duffy M50 Individual117 181 75.43 PJ McMenamin SM Individual118 131 75.50 Breege Collins W45 Inishowen A C119 78 75.57 James McBride M60 Individual120 70 76.18 Naoise Enright SM Letterkenny A C121 69 76.31 Phil Boyle M40 Letterkenny A C122 57 76.39 Danny Higgins M40 Individual123 74 76.45 Thomas Cullen SM Individual124 101 77.08 Pat Byrne M50 Killybegs A C125 84 77.16 Gareth Patton SM Individual126 55 77.19 James McErlane M45 Run LK11 August Page 4 of 6Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club127 97 78.11 Sadie McDevitt W45 Rosses A.C.128 4 78.20 Austin Mc Laughlin SM Eglinton Road Runners129 2 78.31 Patrick Mc Bride M50 Unattached130 65 79.06 Garvan Boyce SM Individual131 144 79.06 Kevin Doherty M40 Individual132 59 79.26 Paul Duddy M40 Individual133 42 79.49 Jackie Harvey W50 Tír Chonaill A C134 79 80.09 Linda McDaid SW Inishowen A C135 120 80.15 AnnMaarie Dalton SW Individual136 60 80.40 Stephen Roarty SM Individual137 14 80.50 Vivian Frazer W45 Kirkintally138 3 81.28 Louise Finlay SW Eglinton Road Runners139 126 81.34 Mark Donaghey M40 Lifford A C140 85 82.11 Francesca Patton SW Individual141 118 82.58 Jane McGee W45 Trim AC142 9 82.59 Joanne Bryson SW Eglinton Road Runners143 12 83.35 James Sharkey M40 Individual144 111 83.40 Fiona Ferry SW Individual145 86 83.40 Emer Alexandra SW Castlefinn Running146 24 84.30 Edel Dunlop W50 Individual147 164 84.35 Ethna Cox W40 Individual148 94 84.58 Stephen Sweeney SM Individual149 148 85.07 Pearce Enright M45 Individual150 124 85.11 Stephen Lynch SM Individual151 110 85.15 Olivia Gillen SW Convoy Running Club152 77 85.27 Sean O’Donaile M45 3 D Tri153 37 86.13 Alva Griffen SW Individual154 68 86.27 Ann Doherty W45 Individual155 163 86.27 Liz Gallagher SW Individual156 7 86.51 Liam Mclaughlin M50 Individual157 106 87.54 Elaine Connolly SW Individual158 90 88.56 Pauline O’Connor SW Individual11 August Page 5 of 6Place Race No. Time FirstName Surname Category Club159 29 90.01 Bridget Friel W40 Milford A C160 177 90.01 Yvonne O’Donnell SW Milford A C161 64 90.13 Eileen Duggan W40 Individual162 134 90.14 Breda McBride SW Individual163 54 90.40 Isobel Gardiner W45 Run LK164 56 90.57 Deirdre Connolly W40 Individual165 6 91.08 Sarah Coll SW Individual166 140 91.26 Michelle Donaghey W40 Inishowen A C167 109 92.06 Sinead Kelly SW Raphoe Runners168 30 92.27 Sean O Farrell M50 Individual169 162 94.04 Lorna O’Donnell W45 Rosses A.C.170 10 94.35 Mary Mc Cafferty SW Eglinton Road Runners171 178 98.25 Trisha Jordan SW 24/7 Triathlon172 63 100.46 Damien Doherty SM IndividualTotal Runners: 172KEITH SHIELS IS FIRST HOME IN DANNY MCDAID 15K AS 172 RUNNERS TAKE PART was last modified: August 11th, 2013 by 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The Ryans get out of the blocks in impressive form!

first_imgDonegal’ Ryan family from Letterkenny have got off to a hugely impressive start to RTE’s Ireland’s Fittest Family.Dad Danny Ryan and children cut through the time trial like a knife through butter in their first televised appearance this evening.The family were easy winners of their time trial section amongst two other competing families coming home in a time of 2 minutes and 14 seconds, well ahead of their nearest rival family in 2 minutes and 36 seconds. Their performance earned huge praise from the judges Anna Geary and Alan Quinlan who all wanted to mentor the Ryans.Former camogie star Geary said the Ryan family was the one family she was looking forward to seeing having read their profile.But it certainly won’t be easy in future programmes after the likes of the Broadhurst family completed the time trial in an even faster time.Now Donegal needs to get behind the Ryans! The Ryans get out of the blocks in impressive form! was last modified: November 7th, 2016 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

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SA, Czech Republic strengthen ties

first_img27 September 2012 South Africa and the Czech Republic have re-committed themselves to enhancing trade and economic relations despite the current financial economic crisis negatively affecting many countries around the world. The two countries – represented by Deputy Trade and Industry Minister Elizabeth Thabethe and her counterpart, Pavel Šolcl – signed a declaration to strengthen cooperation between South Africa and the Czech Republic. The two countries made the commitment at the end of the second session of the Czech Republic-South Africa Joint Committee for Economic Cooperation in Prague on Tuesday. “We shared the view that at the time, when the current financial and economic crisis negatively affects many countries, concerted international efforts are needed to create a more conducive environment for economic and business cooperation,” Thabethe said. “The two sides shared the view that solutions should also be sought in the promotion of multilateral and inter-regional trade.” Commitment to promoting cooperation Both countries reiterated the role of the Joint Committee and committed to promoting cooperation between business enterprises and overseeing development of bilateral economic cooperation in various fields. The importance of the strategic partnership between the European Union (EU) and South Africa was also addressed. The meeting noted that opportunities and investment between the EU and southern African region – including a comprehensive and balanced Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) between the EU and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) – were supported. “Following the Joint Communique, adopted at the occasion of the fifth EU-South Africa Summit held in Brussels on 18 September 2012, we hope that pending issues in the negotiations can be resolved and the EPA could be finalised as soon as possible,” she said. Both countries agreed to exert efforts to enhance the performance of bilateral trade on a mutually beneficial basis and to encourage the private sectors of South Africa and the Czech Republic to participate in efforts to boost trade. “In an effort to diversify bilateral trade, we have proposed to the Czech side to further develop bilateral trade in other potential products, such as machinery, filtering or purifying machinery, boilers, electrical equipment, textiles, automotive and automotive components, furniture, plates, sheet, strip and foil, nickel alloy, wines and fruit juices and processed food,” Thabethe said. “The Czech side informed us that South Africa was included in a targeted group covering so-called ‘countries of interest’ in the 2012-2020 Export Strategy of the Czech Republic, approved by the Czech Government.” “This new export strategy was the main instrument for diversifying and increasing Czech foreign trade and promoting mutual trade, investment and other economic activities with countries included,” she said. Source: read more

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