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Owner Sold On Not Selling Adventist After Allowance Victory

first_imgFacebookTwitterCopy LinkEmailShare Fort Wise Treaty the first winner sired by BC Classic winner Fort Larned;Favored Eclipse Moon also impresses in defeat in both 2-year-olds’ debut HENDERSON, Ky. (Tuesday, July 4, 2017) — Adventist was a late edition to next week’s Fasig-Tipton Horses of Racing Age sale in Lexington. But he didn’t stay in the auction long, with owner Jeff Treadway telling trainer Mike Maker that the 4-year-old colt was coming out after capturing Ellis Park’s $42,000 second-level allowance feature by 1 3/4 lengths over Zambian on Tuesday’s special July 4 card.Reached by phone in Louisville, Maker said shortly after the race that he wasn’t sure what Adventist’s next start might be because he might be sold. A few minutes later and after an exchange of text messages with Treadway, Maker still didn’t know where Adventist might run, but that he was coming out of the sale.Adventist won his first start by 11 1/4 lengths then was third in New York’s Withers, Gotham and Wood Memorial but was detoured from the Kentucky Derby to Belmont Park’s Peter Pan a week later, finishing fourth. The colt took second in the Ohio Derby but then was seventh in the West Virginia Derby and two subsequent allowance races.Sent to Maker at Gulfstream Park for a new start on grass, the son of Any Given Saturday won a 7 1/2-furlong turf allowance, then had a pair of seconds at 1 1/16 miles.“They had high hopes for him all along, and he’d been kind of an underachiever,” Maker said. “They were hoping the surface change would kind of turn him around… We finally got the performance we were expecting. Maybe he’s just a true miler.”Adventist settled into mid-pack on the fence under jockey Corey Lanerie, tipping to the outside rounding out of the far turn and wrestling command in the final eighth-mile of the mile turf race. Zambian was bottled up behind horses before Shaun Bridgmohan found a seam on the inside, prevailing in the four-horse logjam for second over Go Navy Go and Allidoisdreamofyou in the field of eight older horses.Adventist paid $6 to win after completing the mile in 1:33.23 — 0.63 seconds off the 12-year-old course record over firm turf that has been producing glib times.“The first time I saw him was today,” Lanerie said. “Nobody says anything; they just leg you up and let you go. It worked out well. He was the best horse. He was fun to ride.“I was watching the 6 horse (Zambian, a Churchill Downs allowance winner), as I thought he was the horse to beat. He was looking for room to go, so I ducked to the outside, tried to come around and make it tight where he wouldn’t have anywhere to go and he’d have to come around me. It seemed to work out.”Lanerie, who won three races on Tuesday’s card, will miss defending his titles in this Saturday’s ostrich and camel race, instead riding in Iowa at Prairie Meadows’ stakes festival. “I don’t know who is more disappointed, me or my wife,” he joked.2-year-old spotlight: Fort Wise TreatyTwo youngsters who appear to have big futures were on display in Ellis Park’s fifth race Tuesday for 2-year-olds running a mile on turf. Fort Wise Treaty and jockey Shaun Bridgmohan got through on the rail to edge favored Eclipsed Moon, who rallied on the outside only to come up a neck short.Fort Wise Treaty, a $170,000 OBS April 2-year-old purchase owned by Mark Breen of Connecticut, did a lot of things right in his first start. Breaking from post 7, the colt settled nicely in mid-pack and was content to be on the inside, where he stayed the rest of the way, getting through traffic while finishing in 1:36.60, his last eighth-mile coming in under 12 seconds. Fort Wise Treaty paid $13.60 to win as the third choice.“He ran great; he had a great ride, I can tell you that,” trainer Brad Cox said by phone. “The intent was to start short on dirt, but he just wasn’t giving it to us in the mornings like we were looking for. We thought maybe we’d run him long on the turf and maybe he’d be a little more competitive. And that seemed to work. He got a great trip. Obviously the horse who was second looks like a really nice horse and had a wide trip. I sure don’t want to run again him next time. But it was a good effort. I was proud of the horse.”Said Bridgmohan: “Brad did a phenomenal job. He was very professional, was there every time I needed him. All I had to do was just find him some room, and I did. And he gave me what he had.”Fort Wise Treaty is the first winner for the Adena Springs stallion Fort Larned, winner of the 2012 Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita for Kentucky-based trainer Ian Wilkes and jockey Brian Hernandez Jr.Eclipsed Moon, the odds-on favorite in the field of 12, broke last and had to come six-wide around the far turn. Jockey Robby Albarado said there was a lot to like in defeat.“His mom was a runner,” he said of the Dehere mare Beautician. “I was second on her in the (2009) Breeders’ Cup Juvenile in California. He’s a nice colt. He didn’t break well, so I gave him a good experience. I had to go wide because they were like quails out there, those 2-year-olds stopping. They were all over the place. I didn’t want to get him stopped, especially a big horse. He ran well. The top two horses are nice horses. That was a good showing first time out.”It was another two lengths back to the pacesetting Rushin Tothecircle, Eclipsed Moon’s stablemate in trainer Kenny McPeek’s barn.Cox said Fort Wise Treaty will stay at Ellis Park, where his assistant Tessa Bisha oversees that division, with the Aug. 20 Ellis Park Juvenile at seventh-eighths of a mile a possibility.“I wouldn’t hesitate to maybe try him on the Poly (synthetic surface) or dirt at the right distance,” he said. “I don’t want to shorten him up much. I would maybe try seven-eighths on the Poly or on the dirt, if the race came up the right way. If there’s a grass race, I prefer the grass with him, to be honest.”Court guides Indy Hill to allowance triumphCalumet Farm’s well-bred 3-year-old colt Indy Hill needed 10 starts to win a race, but now has taken two straight after prevailing in a $41,000 first-level allowance by a length over Crawford.“He was right there with the speed, and when we turned for home, I had enough pony to finish it up,” said jockey Jon Court, who is 2 for 2 on Indy Hill.With his pedigree, being by Calumet’s Breeders’ Cup Turf winner English Channeland out of a mare by Belmont Stakes winner A.P. Indy, one might expect Indy Hill to be a distance horse. But he seems to have found a home as a turf sprinter, covering 5 1/2 furlongs in 1:01.20 after pressing fractions of 21.45 for the first quarter-mile and 43.54 for the half.“I got off the duck right away, then the reality of just riding every day set in. I had seconds and thirds. This is my second win,” said Court, who later would get his third of the young meet and 602nd victory at Ellis Park. “I’m fortunate at this stage of my career that I’m as competitive and riding as active as I am…. I’ve got some good business. Just have to keep on keepin’ on, try to find fast ones.”Racing resumes Friday with the first race at 12:50 p.m. Central.Photo below: Fort Wise Treaty (Shaun Bridgmohan up) edges favored Eclipsed Moon (Robby Albarado) in the first race for both horses at a mile on turf at Ellis Park on Tuesday. Credit: Coady Photographylast_img read more


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Twitter Queen brings stellar line-up to Donegal entrepreneurs event

first_imgA large number of business-minded people are expected to gather at Harvey’s Point next week for a major conference hosted by the Women’s Inspire Network. For the first time in Donegal, business owners and marketing mavens can tap into the expertise of Samantha Kelly, the social media marketer and founder of Women’s Inspire, at their Spring Seminar on Wednesday, 10th April next.The Irish-based network for women entrepreneurs started out as a Twitter hashtag in 2014 and is now a global online community with webinars, events and e-books offering expert advice and mentoring. ‘Overcoming Challenges’ is the theme for the full-day seminar which takes place in Harvey’s Point in Donegal, recently named #1 hotel in Ireland in the TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Awards 2019.Ireland AM’s Anna Daly is announced as MC for the eventSamantha Kelly says the WIN seminar promises an energising day of expert speakers and interactive sessions for the online business group which connects and empowers female-led businesses. “Delegates will learn about business development, marketing and brand-building, through a combination of speakers and practical workshops on topics such as social media, sales, time management and digital marketing”.TV presenter Anna Daly, the conference MC and moderator, will also discuss the recent set-up of her own lifestyle website, and the business opportunity she plans. Among the speakers confirmed are Anne Touhy, the Room Junkie, who will talk about establishing her very successful interiors brand and business. How to cost-effectively tap into the power of Facebook and Instagram ads for brand awareness and sales growth is the topic of Louise McDonnell, Ireland’s leading Facebook marketing advisor and author of Facebook Marketing; The Essential Guide. For entrepreneurs who hate sales, Donegal business owner and mentor Moira Ní Ghallachóir has the answer to creating a profoundly profitable business in a presentation curiously titled How to get out of your own way!Derry web development specialist Patricia Greene has expert advice on websites and digital marketing. Mags Boland-Murphy advises on getting the right price for your business service, and author Sharon Thompson shares the secret to getting a book published. Moira Dunne from BeProductive.ie is a speaker on taking control of your time and getting more done, sharing a suite of business and personal skills to improve time management and productivity. And the legal dimension of setting up a business, ‘Getting comfortable with accountability’, will be discussed by solicitor Michelle Mc Loughlin. The Donegal professional specialises in helping start-ups with the correct business structure as well as advice on protecting copyright, patents, trademarks, branding and designs. On health and wellbeing, Donegal businesswoman Lorraine Boyce of Down Below Physio, a specialist in female physiotherapy, will talk about her focus, through her clinic and online presence, of breaking down the barriers around discussing pelvic health issues.“Being able to talk ‘taboo subjects’ online and get advice and support has helped educate many women and encourage them to seek treatment where necessary.  The reach and influence of digital media can be a powerful force for good”, Lorraine Boyce says.Rachel McLaughlin, editor of DonegalWoman.ie, is a panel guest, with the leading online Donegal lifestyle and business publication for women also on board as the seminar media partner. Our line up for #Win19Donegal is very exciting! Check it out – Book your tickets now for @WomensInspireIE @HarveysPoint 10th of April! https://t.co/xsAxOxaS0n pic.twitter.com/RVFJB6LzTC— Samantha Kelly (@Tweetinggoddess) March 28, 2019From business management and marketing, to personal development and wellbeing, the Donegal WIN seminar will be the usual mix of inspiration, learning, knowledge-sharing and networking, organiser Samantha Kelly says.“I LOVE Donegal!  There are so many women doing awesome things in the area, the Women’s Inspire Network wants to show off their talent and a most beautiful county.  With social media you can reach any number of people, no matter where you are located, and our Donegal seminar at Harvey’s Point illustrates that big events don’t need to be held in major cities to be impactful”, she says.Seminar tickets on sale for €85, including lunch, are available on Eventbrite:https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/womens-inspire-event-donegal-overcoming-challenges-tickets-51454136708Get 20% off ticket prices with the Media Partner Discount Code from DonegalWoman.ie.Use the promo code ‘donegalwoman’ at the checkout to save up to €18.Sponsorship and exhibition opportunities are available and any event query can be addressed to [email protected] and entrepreneurs in the North West interested in joining the Women’s Inspire Network for networking, ideas sharing, contacts and business opportunities can get more information on www.womensinspirenetwork.com. Among the very practical supports is the opportunity to promote their business or brand to over 50,000 followers between the @Tweetinggoddess and @womensinspireIE Twitter accounts.  The group is also on Facebook and Instagram.Twitter Queen brings stellar line-up to Donegal entrepreneurs event was last modified: April 3rd, 2019 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:business eventharvey’s pointsamantha kellyseminarTwitterwomen’s inspire networklast_img read more


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Driver caught speeding at 122kph while over the legal limit in Kilmacrennan

first_imgGardai caught a motorist travelling speeding in a 100kpm zone in the Kilmacrennan area this week. The car was clocked by speed detection devices travelling at 122kph near the town centre.Once apprehended, the driver in question then failed a roadside breath test. The driver is set to receive a fine for speeding, drink driving and faces a three-month ban.Officers with the road policing unit have appealed to drivers to slow down.Driver caught speeding at 122kph while over the legal limit in Kilmacrennan was last modified: June 14th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare 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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College World Series pitcher has local ties

first_imgAnybody in Humboldt County following the College World Series knows that the Costal Carolina University Chanticleers took the title two games to one over the University of Arizona Wildcats, with Arizona only winning game one thanks to the masterful pitching of lefty JC Cloney.And if the name Cloney sounds familiar, it is because the winning pitcher of Game 1 is the grandson of the late Eureka native, baseball lover and youth sports advocate Bud Cloney — the man the Eureka High School baseball …last_img


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Global malaria deaths drop 60% over the last 15 years

first_img25 September 2015In 2000, the Millennium Development Goals pledged to halt and to begin to reverse the incidence of malaria by 2015. By September 2015, according to new research by the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef) and the World Health Organization (WHO), the rate of new infections had declined by some 37% and deaths by 60%, saving 6.2 million lives in Asia and Africa. But there is still much work to be done before the disease is eradicated.This new report and its encouraging statistics hold particular resonance for South African health care, with health being one of the pillars of the National Development Plan Vision 2030.Malaria cases in South Africa, according to the National Institute for Communicable Diseases in December 2014, have dropped from 11071 in 2010/11 to just 9245 in 2013/14.Africa, however, remains one of the most prevalent regions for malaria infection, yet much work is being done by not only the UN and the WHO, but also through solid investments by African governments and NGOs.And the good news is that all the hard work is paying off. Malaria deaths worldwide have fallen by 60% since 2000, the UN reported last week, with improved diagnostic tests and the massive distribution of mosquito nets aiding dramatic progress against the disease.Just 15 years ago, an estimated 262 million malaria infections killed nearly 840 000 people. Today, a significant dent has been made in that number.Beds nets have saved millions of children’s lives from malaria since 2000. #DefeatMalaria pic.twitter.com/jDEWcK3efz— UNICEF (@UNICEF) September 17, 2015Projections for 2015 indicate that some 214&nsp;million cases are likely to cause 438 000 deaths, according to the joint report from WHO and Unicef. “Global malaria control is one of the great public health success stories of this century,” said WHO director-general Margaret Chan in presenting the report at the UK’s Houses of Parliament in London on 17 September.Had malaria infection and death rates remained unchanged since 2000, another 6.2 million people would have died, according to the report.Chan raised hopes that the disease could one day be eradicated with more investment in vaccines and medicines, saying that “malaria has been tamed, but by no means defeated. You either surge ahead or you sink.” She noted that children under five still made up the overwhelming majority of malaria victims.#INFOGRAPHIC Malaria killed an estimated 584,000 people in 2013, and drug-resistance is growing pic.twitter.com/LfZMVdPHBE— Agence France-Presse (@AFP) February 20, 2015Most of the gains were recorded in Asia and South America; in Africa the picture was less encouraging. Sub-Saharan nations accounted for nearly 80% of global malaria deaths this year and efforts to curb infection rates in the region lagged substantially behind other parts of the world.Chan warned that because of uneven progress, more attention and resources had to be paid to the hardest-hit nations. “Eliminating malaria on a global scale is possible – but only if we overcome these barriers and accelerate progress,” a statement accompanying the report said.Highlighting the steps that helped to curb infection rates, the report said that about one billion insecticide-treated nets had been distributed in Africa since 2000. At the start of the millennium, less than 2% of children under five were sleeping under the specialised nets. That figure had risen to 68% over the last 15 years.With mosquitoes largely circulating at night, the report indicated that this mass distribution of nets in high malaria areas had helped significantly to bring down infections, especially among children.WATCH: how motorbike nurses help expectant mothers fight #malaria in #DRCongo http://t.co/QePNs25525 #DRC #DefeatMalaria— UNICEF (@UNICEF) April 24, 2015Nets had also got better, the report said, citing new technology developed since 2000 that eliminated the need for insecticide to be re-applied every few years.Great Britain has been a leading proponent of bed nets and Justine Greening, its minister for international development, promised that the country would continue to invest in programmes in Africa “to end malaria once and for all”.Greening also called on the governments of the countries worst affected by the disease to boost their own efforts. “We want to see countries stand on their own two feet.”One of the more prevalent hindrances to treating the disease in Africa had been a tendency among patients and medical workers to treat all fever-like symptoms as malaria, which had hurt the supply of treatment available to those who actually had the disease.But the introduction of new testing kits that gave fast and accurate results had helped medical workers in the developing world distinguish between malarial and non-malarial fevers more quickly, “enabling more timely and appropriate treatment”, the report said.Increased urbanisation worldwide had also helped as people living in cities were often closer to health services.Funding for malaria had increased 20-fold since 2000, said Unicef and WHO. It included a significant contribution from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, which invested over $2-billion (R27.3-billion today) in prevention and research, plus another $2-billion in the Global Fund to Fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria, which provides about 50% of international funding for malaria control worldwide. But the report noted that more resources were needed to step up the fight against the disease and advocate for sustained and increased funding of malaria-related efforts by donor governments and endemic countries.Bill Gates hopes to solve some of the world’s biggest problems using a new kind of philanthropy. Watch the video: https://t.co/g0OJb7LrlK— Empoweractive (@Empoweractive) September 18, 2015The two UN agencies set a target to reduce infections by another 90% by 2030.“We know how to prevent and treat malaria,” Unicef executive director Tony Lake said at the London presentation. “Since we can do it, we must.”Also attending the presentation was former Namibian health minister and malaria campaigner Richard Kamwi, who warned that the “biggest mistake we can make is to pat ourselves on the back. We have not won the war.”Source: News24Wirelast_img read more


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Shop Geocaching September Newsletter

first_img SharePrint RelatedPlanning a pirate event? Here lies some helpful ideas!June 20, 2017In “News”Geocoinfest 2011 – Europa: Travels with the World’s First GeocoinSeptember 14, 2011In “Community”Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day — Pirate’s Quest Stolen Treasure (GC28T4Y) — Geocache of the WeekSeptember 18, 2013In “Community” Arrh!  Always searching for Treasure!For geocachers and pirates alike, searching for treasure never ends!  Like many geocachers in the community, we appreciate the fun connection the two share.  We’ve recently added some fun new items to our “Pirate Collection” including a Cool Cloth Bandana, a Signal Pirate Geocoin and tattoos!  See the rest of the collection here!What’s New!The original Limited Edition Cache Dragons coin was so popular that we’ve decided to release a Black Nickel version of the coin (also Limited Edition).  The first batch sold out in 11 days, so get yours today!  We’ve also recently added two new Energizer Flashlight options to our night caching collection.  Also for those Geocoin collectors out there, we’ve released the 2012 version of the Groundspeak Lackey Geocoin as well as the 2012 Mega Event Tour Geocoin.  If you attended a Mega Event, you’ll definitely want to get one of these great coins!  Check these out and more in our What’s New section! Trackable WeekHow far has the furthest active Trackable traveled? Who’s moved the most Trackables? And who’s taking part in the Great 2013 Geocaching Block Party Travel Bug Race? Watch the official Geocaching.com blog, Latitude 47, for the answers to these questions and more during Trackable Week. See new incredible stories of Trackables Monday through Sunday from September 17 through the 23. Explore the creative ways to experience Trackables and share your stories about Trackables Geocoins, Travel Bugs® or Promotional Trackables.  You’ll also be able to take advantage of deals on never before seen Trackables, and a limited time special discount off Trackables this week only (available on Shop Geocaching and with participating vendors).Last Chance ItemsLooking for some great deals?  You might want to keep an eye on our “Last Chance” section of the website.  This is a great place for finding great deals on discontinued items.Are you located outside the United States?For orders outside the United States, please visit our International Distributors list. They feature many of the same listings in our shop as well as unique geocaching items of their own.If you have any questions or suggestions on products for the website, please send us an email to [email protected] with your Friends:Morelast_img read more


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Federer looks to bond with Nadal, maybe face him at US Open

first_img“Good for a change, yes, after all these years,” Federer said. “If I can help him, great. If he can help me, even better.”Federer rolled into the fourth round of the US Open on Saturday, extending his bid for a 20th career Grand Slam title by downing Spanish 31st seed Feliciano Lopez 6-3, 6-3, 7-5.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 shutoutThe 36-year-old Swiss third seed, seeking a record sixth title on New York hardcourts, could meet world number one Nadal in a Friday semi-final at Arthur Ashe Stadium in the one Slam where they have never played.“For many years Rafa and me, we’ve tried to play against each other here, and it just didn’t work out,” Federer said. “Now this week, I don’t feel necessarily the pressure’s there. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief Ex-NBA star Stoudemire won’t play for Jerusalem next season UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Read Next 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 Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding “Rafa, he has been such a wonderful champion and a good friend of mine on the tour, one of my big rivals for life, that it’s just nice to be able to spend some time with him and support him,” Federer said.Federer, who would be the oldest US Open champion in the Open Era (since 1967), was also excited about the chance to spend time with 61-year-old Swedish legend Borg, an 11-time Grand Slam champion who captain’s the European side.“For me to spend time with Bjorn, it’s quite rare,” Federer said. “He doesn’t spend so much time on the tour. When he shows up, it’s short. I feel every minute you get with him is a privilege.“Here we are, he’s going to be stuck with us. So it’s going, I think, to be very special for all of us, particularly me. I mean, I have incredible respect for him.”Federer said if he could turn back the clock and face one all-time icon from another era, it would be Borg in his prime, when he was winning six French Open and five Wimbledon crowns from 1974 to 1981.“If I could play one player ever going back, I feel like it would be Bjorn,” Federer said. “I feel he’s that incredibly good, for what he did for the game. If I look how he played, what he brought to it, it’s crazy.” Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa KEY BISCAYNE, FL – APRIL 02: Roger Federer of Switzerland (left) and Rafael Nadal of Spain (right) shake hands after Federer defeated Nadal in the men’s final match on day 14 of the Miami Open at Crandon Park Tennis Center on April 2, 2017 in Key Biscayne, Florida. Rob Foldy/Getty Images/AFPRoger Federer is as curious as tennis fans around the world to see if he will finally play against Rafael Nadal for the first time at the US Open.But even if not, the two career leaders in men’s Grand Slam titles will have the chance to bond as teammates and possibly even doubles partners later this month in a new Europe versus The World team event.ADVERTISEMENT Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC “I’m happy I’m still around. Rafa fought well through again today. I’m happy for him, too. We’ll see if it gets done or not. I’m curious to see myself.”Federer is having a banner season after some suspected he might never lift another Grand Slam trophy, taking the Wimbledon and Australian Open crowns.Nadal has done the same at age 31, winning his 15th Slam title by capturing his record 10th French Open crown.But the long-time rivals will team up on September 22-24 for the Laver Cup in Prague, a new three-day team event pitting Bjorn Borg’s European squad against a World lineup guided by John McEnroe.Federer and Nadal will work together alongside Austria’s Dominic Thiem, Czech Tomas Berdych, Germany’s Alexander Zverev and Croatia’s Marin Cilic.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more


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Demetrious Johnson breaks UFC record with 11th title defense

first_imgBrace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients   The 31-year-old Johnson (27-2-1) broke the defense record he shared with longtime middleweight champion Anderson Silva.“Shout out to Las Vegas,” Johnson said. “Thank you so much to all the first responders.”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 shutoutBorg dropped to 11-3.“Ray Borg was running his mouth,” Johnson said. “I got the suplex and the armor, I knew I got it.” 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 LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president The third round found Borg looking to secure another single-leg takedown early, only to be reversed once again with Johnson on top. Johnson’s ever-active smothering grappling rendered Borg ineffective for most of the first three rounds.Most of Borg’s energy was spent simply trying to escape his disadvantaged position, while fighting off submission attempts. Johnson was able to mount Borg shortly toward the end of a dominating round.Borg pressed early in the fourth and took Johnson down with an impressive takedown. Johnson, true to form, wasted little time in scrambling back to top position and controlled from there for much of the remainder of the round. The final round was much of the same, with Johnson securing multiple takedowns while keeping Borg on the defense. Late in the round, Johnson secured Borg’s back, executed a slam and transitioned to an armbar. Johnson locked in the submission and forced Borg to tap.Lee was able to takedown and mount Ferguson in a dominant first round.The two stood toe-to-toe for much of the second round, with neither fighter gaining a distinct advantage. Lee looked to be in control in the third round with a slam and top control. Ferguson, however, was able to stay focused from bottom position, working potential submissions until he was able to secure a triangle around Lee’s neck.“I knew I had to weather the storm and he was going to waste his energy,” Ferguson said. “Then I knew I’d get the submission.”Ferguson has won 10 straight fights. He called out lightweight champion Connor McGregor in an expletive laden post-fight rant.Lee was humble in defeat.“I have nothing but respect for this man, I’ll be back,” he said. View comments BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight LATEST STORIES Salem regains shooting touch in NU win over UP Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Demetrious Johnson poses on the scale during a weigh-in for UFC 197, Friday, April 22, 2016, in Las Vegas. Johnson is scheduled to fight Henry Cejudo in a flyweight title fight Saturday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)LAS VEGAS — Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his flyweight title for a record-breaking 11th time, stopping Ray Borg by armor submission at 3:15 of fifth round Saturday night at UFC 216.The card was the first major sporting event in Las Vegas since the mass shooting that killed 58 people this week. A moment of silence kicked off the pay-per-view portion of the event, then a handful of survivors and first responders were brought into the octagon and recognized as Everlast performed “America the Beautiful”. The UFC has pledged to donate $1 million to help victims and their families.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Also, Tony Ferguson defeated Kevin Lee to win the UFC’s interim lightweight title. Ferguson survived a slam and another takedown, secured a triangle choke, and forced Lee to tap out at 4:02 of the third round.“Whewwww!” Ferguson shouted after the fight. “Feels good. This is exactly the way I wanted it to be.”Ferguson improved to 23-3, and Lee dropped to 16-3.Johnson landed a heavy body kick in the first round and was able to gain top control, working from half-guard for most of the round while neutralizing any offense from Borg.In the second round, Borg was able to press forward and secure a short takedown before briefly taking Johnson’s back. Johnson offered a quick reversal and was once again on top of Borg in dominant position.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PHlast_img read more


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FREEDOM PARK BREAKS GROUND ON INTERPRETIVE CENTER

first_imgGROUND HAS BEEN BROKEN FOR A NEW 5000 SQUARE FOOT INTERPRETIVE CENTER AT SIOUXLAND FREEDOM PARK IN SOUTH SIOUX CITY.CITY OFFICIALS FROM BOTH SIDES OF THE RIVER, AS WELL AS MILITARY VETERANS AND CONTRIBUTORS HAD A HAND IN TURNING THE CEREMONIAL SHOVELS OF DIRT.FREEDOM PARK PRESIDENT MIKE NEWHOUSE SAYS THE CENTER WILLHONOR AMERICAN VETERANS OF ALL MILITARY CONFLICTS AND HOST TRAVELING AND PERMANENT EXHIBITS:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/GRBRK.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……THE PRESENT DAY. :18SOUTH SIOUX CITY MAYOR ROD KOCH SAYS THE INTERPRETIVE CENTER WILL HELP EXPLAIN THE SACRIFICE THE COUNTRY’S MILITARY VETERANS HAVE MADE TO GENERATIONS TO COME:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/GRBRK2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……….THAT MADE SACRIFICES. ;16THE CEREMONY CAPPED A FULL WEEKEND OF EVENTS AT THE PARK, INCLUDING A REMEMBRANCE RUN ON FRIDAY AND 236 MOTORCYCLISTS THAT TOOK PART IN A SPECIAL RIDE ON SATURDAY.NEWHOUSE HOPES TO HAVE THE CENTER COMPLETED BY THE END OF NOVEMBER.last_img read more