Latest: QPR 0 Leeds United 1

first_imgQPR, beaten in their last three matches, are behind at Loftus Road after a goal from Ross McCormack, who had earlier had a penalty saved by Rob Green.McCormack was adjudged to have been fouled by Richard Dunne after latching onto Luke Murphy’s clever pass after 10 minutes, but his resulting spot-kick was easily stopped by the Rangers keeper.However, McCormack found the net with the help of a deflection four minutes later, when his 25-yard free-kick went in via the head of the unfortunate Kevin Doyle.On-loan West Ham playmaker Ravel Morrison is making his home debut for Rangers and Karl Henry replaced Tom Carroll in midfield in the absence of the suspended Joey Barton.QPR: Green, Hughes, Onuoha, Dunne, Hill, Traore, Jenas, Henry, Hoilett, Morrison, Doyle.Subs: Murphy, Keane, Yun, Carroll, Benayoun, Sendles-White, Maiga.Leeds: Butland, Peltier, Lees, Pearce, Warnock, Murphy, Austin, Stewart, Kebe, Wickham, McCormack.Subs: Smith, Hunt, Mowatt, Byram Wootton, Brown, Cairns.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Durant and Green squabble: This isn’t first time disharmony has hit a Warriors championship team

first_imgCLICK HERE if you are having a problem viewing the photos or video on a mobile deviceI know what you’re thinking. The Warriors are too good, too talented, with too many prime years ahead of them to allow their dynasty to be imperiled by the animosity that exploded near the end of Monday night’s loss to the Clippers — an unseemly scene that resulted in the one-game suspension of Draymond Green and free agent-to-be Kevin Durant apparently muttering, “This is why I’m out.”Disharmony in the …last_img

Warriors report: Rookie guard Jacob Evans sent down to G-League

first_imgThe Warriors have assigned rookie guard Jacob Evans and two-way guard Damion Lee to their G-League affiliate in Santa Cruz.Evans – who the Warriors drafted 28th overall in June – is averaging 0.5 points, 0.4 rebounds in four minutes but has failed to make an appearance in game action in three of the last four games.Lee, the Warriors’ two-way guard, is averaging 4.9 points in 15 appearances, shooting 43 percent from 3-point range this season, including a five-point, two rebound performance …last_img

Giants again forced to tweak outfield plan due to limited production

first_imgSAN FRANCISCO — The Giants haven’t had the luxury of exercising patience with many of their inexperienced outfielders this year, but the club continues to show faith in center fielder Steven Duggar.The 25-year-old rewarded the front office and coaching staff with his fourth home run of the season on Tuesday, a two-run shot into the right center field arcade in a 6-5 Giants win at Oracle Park.The Giants designated Opening Day corner outfielders Connor Joe and Michael Reed within the first …last_img

African Union and New Zealand publish fourth edition of AU Handbook

first_imgThe African Union has published the latest version of its handbook, in partnership with New Zealand. The book is important in communicating the organisation’s message internally and to the public.The African Union publishes the 2017 edition of the African Union Handbook on 27 January 2017. (Image: African Union)Brand South Africa reporter The African Union (AU) has published the 2017 version of its handbook, in partnership with New Zealand.The handbook’s purpose, said the organisation, was to give member states and the public updated information about its role and structure. It also contains facts about the union.#28thAUSummit AUC and New Zealand Government Launch the Fourth Edition of the @_AfricanUnion Handbook— African Union (@_AfricanUnion) January 28, 2017The inaugural handbook was published three years ago, in 2014, by the African Union Commission (AUC) in collaboration with New Zealand.“It is in line with the AUC mission towards becoming a people-centred union and the Agenda 2063 communication strategy to generate public awareness, involvement, ownership and support for the programmes of the African Union,” the organisation said.Fatima Haram Acyl, the commissioner for trade and industry, said the handbook was one of the tools used to create open communication between the commission and the public.The youth had an integral role to play in creating a future for Africa where growth was both inclusive and sustainable. Communicating that message was also important, she said, under the 2017 AU theme “Harnessing the demographic dividend through investments in youth”.Bruce Shepherd, New Zealand’s ambassador to Ethiopia, and the AU spoke about the relationship between his country and the AUC. He was grateful for the support of member states during New Zealand’s two-year stint in the UN Security Council, he said.He commended the work done between the AU and New Zealand on renewable energy, particularly geothermal energy.New Zealand would be offering 38 new tertiary scholarships to various AU member states in 2017, Shepherd also announced, as a sign of the continued commitment to support youth and education on the continent and in line with the AU theme for the year.Click here to read the handbook.Source: African UnionWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more

A Beginner’s Guide to Geocaching in 3 Steps

first_img SharePrint RelatedWhat is Geocaching?March 5, 2018In “Geocaching Info”Geocache Maker InspirationFebruary 11, 2014In “7 Souvenirs of August”5 Tips to Achieve Geocaching StardomFebruary 4, 2013In “Community” A double-whammy: a magnetic and camouflaged geocacheGeocaching Back to BasicsGeocaching is actually pretty basic when you write it out—someone hides a geocache and challenges anyone to try to find it. Whether you’re new or a geocaching veteran, it’s good to renew some of the other basics. It makes geocaching an adventure worth sharing.1)      Warm up: Brush up on your geocaching knowledge with the new What is Geocaching? video. Be a pal and share it with your fellow geocachers to start them on the right path.2)      Finding basics: This is a big one, ready? Magnets exist. We even know how they work. Geocache hiders love to use magnets to secure a geocache under or on a metal object. They have also mastered all sorts of camouflage. See the image in the newsletter? It’s a double-whammy: a magnetic geocache that looks like a bolt. It’s easy to learn even more tips and tricks from friendly geocaching veterans, just attend a local Geocaching Event.3)      Logging basics: BYOP. It means Bring Your Own Pen. When you finally track down the geocache, sign it with your username, the date and, if there’s room, some details about your adventure. Then, log your experience online or through the Geocaching App, maybe add a photo and BOOM—you’ve earned a smiley for your Geocaching profile.There’s more to know and more to uncover (even for the experts). Stumped on something? Have a question about what TOTT* means? Chime in here in comments or on the Geocaching Facebook page for answers and advice.*Tool of the TradeShare with your Friends:Morelast_img read more

Naveen asks Ministers to have lunch at orphanages

first_imgOdisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday asked his Ministers to have lunch at orphanages, special schools for children with disabilities, primary schools and Aahar centres during their visits to different districts. This will help in finding out the quality of food being provided and know about the problems those government-run institutions are facing, said Mr. Patnaik.‘Secret’ visitsStating that visits by Ministers will also help improve the management of those institutions, Mr. Patnaik asked them to keep their visits secret, and not take more than three to four people along while going to have lunch at any such institution.Mr. Patnaik further asked the Ministers to give details of their visits to orphanages, schools and Aahar centres in their monthly report and suggest measures to improve the situation.last_img

FEU wins but loses Lycha Ebon to knee injury

first_imgPanelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO CITY—Rookie Lycha Ebon sustained a right knee injury in Far Eastern University’s game against Adamson University in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament Sunday at Ynares Center here.FEU’s physical therapist Marilou Regidor said Ebon may have suffered a sprain on her medial collateral ligament or on the quad tendon after landing awkwardly in the fifth set of the game the Lady Tamaraws won 30-32, 25-20, 23-25, 25-20, 15-13.ADVERTISEMENT Johnny Dawkins faces his alma mater as UCF meets Duke “She’s doing a little bit better since I’ve put a brace on her right leg and it’s been stabilized but she’s still in pain,” said Regidor in Filipino. “According to my interview with her, she had planted her feet but she was in a squatting position when the knee twisted out.”“There was a recoil when the knee twisted but I’m not saying that this is a major injury.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsEbon managed to give FEU a 3-1 lead in the fifth set but she heard a pop when she tried to stand back up.“I can’t say how long she’ll be gone, but it has to be at least a week so she has to recover during that time,” said Regidor. Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ebon, who’s set for an MRI on Monday, finished the game with 19 points and is still FEU’s leading scorer averaging 14.4 points per game.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Duterte has only scratches on elbow, knee after motorcycle accident — Go PLAY LIST 01:46Duterte has only scratches on elbow, knee after motorcycle accident — Go01:19Magalong: Albayalde also got SUV out of ‘agaw bato’ operation in 201301:22Thai court upholds death sentence for Myanmar men over Brit killings02:42PH 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 View comments Google Philippines names new country director MOST READ Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snaglast_img read more

ABS Joins LNG Coalition

first_imgzoom Houston-headquartered classification society ABS has joined the SEA\LNG coalition whose objective is to accelerate the widespread adoption of liquefied natural gas (LNG) as a marine fuel.SEA\LNG brings together players from across the supply chain, including shipping companies, classification societies, ports, LNG suppliers, downstream companies, infrastructure providers and original equipment manufacturers to address market barriers and transform the use of LNG as a marine fuel.“We bring to this organization more than 150 years of experience and a strong commitment to helping create a safer and more sustainable shipping industry. As a technology and innovation leader, ABS understands future energy demands and the environmental drivers of today’s dynamic markets and takes a forward-looking approach to helping balance those challenges with operational safety and performance needs,” said ABS Chairman, President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki. ABS classed the world’s first LNG carrier conversion, the Methane Pioneer, in 1959 as well as the first newbuild LNG carrier, Methane Princess, in 1964.The company also launched its Global Gas Solutions team in 2013 to support industry in developing gas-related projects.In June 2016, ABS joined forces with Arista Shipping, Deltamarin, Technigaz (GTT) and Wärtsila in the ‘Project Forward’ program to develop a dry bulk carrier concept that employs LNG as fuel.“ABS brings a wealth of industry expertise and perspectives that will greatly benefit SEA\LNG’s work to accelerate the widespread adoption of LNG as a marine fuel and promote its benefits as a clean, safe, practical and economically viable fuel for the shipping industry,” SEA\LNG Chairman Peter Keller said.last_img read more