May 15, 2020

Murray-Goffin and Bertens-Ferro, Madrid Virtual Open finals

first_imgWithin the first recreation of the lads’s semifinals, Goffin (29 years outdated and 10th on the earth) suffered lots to beat one of many match’s nice favorites, Tsitsipas (21st and sixth)., which he surpassed within the tiebreaker of the thirteenth recreation after lifting a match ball. The consequence, an thrilling 7-6 (6) for the Belgian, who stays undefeated and had solely given up one recreation in his earlier 4 video games. Twitter Mutua Madrid Open ‘); return false; “class =” item-multimedia “>Twitter Mutua Madrid Open Andy Murray will play the ultimate of the Mutua Madrid Open Virtual Professional in opposition to David Goffin after the British rival, Diego Schwartzman, gave him the cross attributable to his connection issues that prevented his digital recreation, on the controls of the PlayStation, from being performed underneath regular circumstances. After a number of interruptions and restarts, the Argentine received in an excellent tiebreaker, however in settlement with Murray and understanding the issues that may be within the remaining when he participated from a special continent (America) than the remainder, he determined to grant victory to the previous quantity one of many world. “You deserve it, Diego,” Murray informed his rival and buddy, who replied with a honest play beautiful: “You deserve it, as a result of everyone knows that you’re higher and you haven’t been in a position to play in these circumstances. It’s higher for everybody that you simply play, as a result of the problem of connection might be much less in Europe, and we will break up the prize ($ 150,000) to donate it then. “The match for the ladies’s title might be performed by Kiki Bertens and Fiona Ferro. Within the ladies’s staff, the nice revelation, the French Ferro (23 years outdated and 53rd within the rating), simply removed the Romanian Cirstea (30th and 75th), in a match that solely lasted seven minutes and ended with a 6-3. The opposite semifinal of the ladies, who display a excessive stage within the Tennis World Tour online game, was far more disputed. Bertens (28th and seventh) beat the lately retired Wozniacki 7-5 (29). The Danish made it tough for the Dutch, who stays undefeated.The finals might be performed from 18:30 (the lads’s first and then the ladies’s) and could be adopted at + tdp and the PlayStation Spain Fb web page.last_img read more

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Surging Ateneo eyes repeat vs NU

first_imgAteneo isn’t letting its guard down even with a Final Four berth in UAAP Season 80 within reach.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Team owner: Alab PH poses biggest threat to Hong Kong 5 reign Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson 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 Running sixth with a 3-5 record, the Bulldogs are hoping to avenge their 96-83 loss to the Eagles in the first round of the season.The Warriors, meanwhile, gun for a third straight victory against the Falcons at 2 p.m.After losing their first six games, the Warriors, playing with fire and confidence, have notched back-to-back wins at the expense of the University of Santo Tomas and NU.ADVERTISEMENT Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ MOST READ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Hoping to keep their laser-like focus, the Blue Eagles shoot for a ninth straight victory against the National U Bulldogs on Wednesday at Mall of Asia Arena.“We still have to work hard, we can’t be complacent,” said Ateneo swingman Thirdy Ravena, after scoring 15 points in the 71-59 win over Adamson last Saturday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“You have to have that next game mentality, that you have to prepare, you can’t be complacent. Just because you won the game, that doesn’t mean you can slack off.”Standing in the way of the Eagles’ unbeaten run is the desperate Bulldogs, who have lost four of their last five games, including a 90-77 defeat to the University of the East last Saturday. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny View comments Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scenelast_img read more

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Balance of Payments deficit skyrockets

first_img– US$94M deficit attributed primarily to fuel price hikesGuyana’s overall Balance of Payments deficit has skyrocketed to US$94 million. Compared to US$8.8 million for the corresponding period last year, this represents a telling indicator of Guyana’s economic situation.Finance Minister Winston JordanThe recently released Bank of Guyana (BoG) Quarterly Report and Statistical Bulletin, from which the above figures are culled, attributes this Balance of Payments deficit to an expanding current account deficit and to higher fuel prices.“This was primarily due to an expansion of the Current Account deficit, despite a surplus on the Capital Account. The deficit on the Current Account resulted from a higher merchandise trade deficit due to higher imports, primarily fuel,” the report states.Balance of Payments information is statistical data on a country’s fiscal transactions, including imports and exports. To therefore record a deficit, Guyana would have had to spend more on imports, among other things, than it derived from exports.According to the report, Guyana’s overall Balance of Payments situation in the 2017 fiscal year showed a deficit of US$69.5 million. This is a hike when compared to US$53.3 million of the previous year. And a breakdown of the figures shows stunning disparities.On the one hand, the Current Account shows a deficit of US$287.4 million for the year 2017. But in the previous fiscal year, the report notes, this was just US$12.4 million. The report admits that this is because of a negative balance on the merchandise trade account.“The further weakening was due to the negative balance on the Merchandise Trade Account. Merchandise exports were slightly lower than projected, mainly on account of lower export earnings of gold and other exports in the last two months of the year.”When Finance Minister Winston Jordan presented the 2018 budget last year, he had announced that merchandise imports were estimated to grow by 9.6 per cent. This has been attributed to increased imports of mining machinery, chemicals, fuel and lubricants. According to the 2017 report, imports exceeded the Government’s projections.“Imports were slightly more than the US$1.59 billion projected at the time of the presentation of the 2018 budget. As a result, the Merchandise Trade deficit of US$196.2 million was considerably higher than the projected deficit of US$147.2 million”, the Report detailed.“Notwithstanding the deficit on the Services Account was lower than estimated, the improvement in the Services Account more than offset the weaker balances on both the Non-Factor Services and Unrequited Transfers accounts,” the report states.EconomyJordan was, on January 17, quoted as expressing hope that Guyana would see a rise in exports for 2018. He had noted that growth in the agriculture, fishing and forestry sectors would be driven by expansion in other sub-sectors except sugar.That was then. At the 48th Annual Meeting of the Board of Governors of the Caribbean Development Bank, in Grenada in June, almost five months later, Minister Jordan had announced that the previous 3.8 per cent growth projection he announced at the last budget reading would be revised downwards.“In spite of both domestic and external shocks, Guyana has maintained its positive growth trajectory that has been evident for over a decade. In 2017, the economy recorded a growth rate of 2.1 per cent, reflecting improved performances in the forestry and rice sectors. On the other hand, contractions were witnessed in sugar and the construction and mining sectors”, he had announced.“The outlook for 2018 is very positive, notwithstanding further declines in the sugar industry. Real growth is projected to be 3.4 per cent, slightly below the budgeted 3.8 per cent; with increased output in rice, construction, manufacturing, and services sectors,” the Minister said in his speech, calling this a robust performance.Guyana’s last best growth rate was 5.2 per cent in 2013. World Bank records show Guyana’s growth rate in 2014 was 3.8 per cent; in 2015 it was 3.2 per cent; and in 2016 it was 3.3 per cent. For 2017, initial projections of 3.8 per cent were revised to 3.1.This figure then went to 2.9 per cent before the final figure of 2.1 per cent was announced. Jordan claimed that the poor performance was linked to the dismal figures recorded in sectors including sugar — a sector the Government itself radically downsized when it came to office.last_img read more

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NCMA Conference in Dawson Creek

first_imgSeveral Fort St. John Councilors, including Lori Ackerman and Dan Davies will be attending the conference. For more information, visit, Hundreds of municipal representatives are attending the annual North Central Municipal Association. The conference started on May 6th, and will go until May 8th.Several communities submitted resolutions to the conference, so it can be voted on by members and taken on at a provincial level. Fort St. John submitted an Amendment to the Community Charter, which would reflect the supplementary assessment rolls completed after July 1 will be the properties’ assessment for the subsequent year. – Advertisement -The Peace River Regional District submitted two resolutions, one on the establishment of a paleontological research facility, the other on the inadequacies of the BC product stewardship recycling program.Tumbler Ridge also has a resolution on using the pine beetle affected timber in construction of homes within the province, and that BC mills be utilized in the strategy.In addition to these resolutions, former Premier Mike Harcourt will be the keynote speaker at the EnCana Events Centre on May 7th. Advertisementlast_img read more

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It’s all aboard for railroad clubs’ open house

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGame Center: Chargers at Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, 10 a.m.Bill Costley from the Belmont Shore Club and Bob Armstrong, a member of the Angel’s Gate Hi-Railers Club, explained the difference between their models. “The N scale is much smaller,” Costley said of their 1:160 models. “An N scale boxcar is about 4 inches.” Meanwhile, O uses a 1:24 scale. “Theirs are tiny little things,” Armstrong said of N scale models, joking, “We’re old guys and can’t see that stuff.” Both clubs have large layouts inside their respective buildings. Costley said that the N scale club takes up its two-story building, with a large layout upstairs, and a meeting room and small museum downstairs. It is the largest N scale layout in the country and has been at Angel’s Gate since 1971. By Rachel Jones STAFF WRITER San Pedro’s two model railroad clubs are hosting open houses this weekend at their Angel’s Gate Park building sites. The public will have a chance to view elaborate setups with both N scale and O scale models. “The layout is a model of the trains between L.A. Harbor and Bakersfield,” he said. Club members will be running the trains at the open house, and a swap meet will be held outside where anyone can bring train-related items to buy and sell. Costley said the open house is also a good time for people to get advice about buying or building model trains, especially with Christmas coming up. The Hi-Railers Club started 11years ago, and members spent the first five years refurbishing the building they use. “It was in pretty bad shape,” Armstrong said. “Then we started building the layout, and we’re still in the process of building it. They say a layout is never completed.” Armstrong said they now have about 1,500 feet of track, with two lines that can run about eight freight or passenger trains. The groups, which each have about 30 people, have male and female members of all ages. “It’s a fun group. We have a really good cross-section of the people that live around here, and membership is open to anybody that has interest,” said Costley, who has been a Belmont Shore member for five years. He said that the club holds a business meeting once a month, but members mostly work on building the layout on their Tuesday night gatherings. “There’s no stress,” he said. “You do what you like and what you feel comfortable with.” Hi-Railers members also are free to work on whatever they’re interested in when the club meets on Wednesday nights. “I enjoy wiring and scenery building,” “Other people enjoy scenery building and just cleaning track.” Like Belmont Shore members, they also offer advice and help members of the public who bring in old model trains. Membership is open to anyone who’s interested. The Hi-Railers also are working on a few community outreach programs. “We’re trying to develop railroad safety seminars for children, and we’re also thinking of bringing in vets and showing them how to build scenery,” Armstrong said. Armstrong said. rachel.jones@dailybreeze.com160Want 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_imgGrease was certainly the word in Buncrana this week when the students of Crana College staged the hit musical.The show, which was staged at St Mary’s Hall, was a sell-out and finishes tonight.The show, which was produced and directed by Laura Keogh, was hailed as a huge success. Principal Liam Galbraith said the show had brought a great buzz to the college and was a credit to producer Ms Keogh as well as the students, parents and teachers of the school.‘GREASE’ IS THE WORD FOR STUDENTS OF BUNCRANA! was last modified: November 18th, 2011 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) Tags:buncranaCRANA COLLEGEGREASElast_img read more

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Schalke to make decision in July whether to buy Chelsea defender Baba Rahman

first_img Baba Rahman in action for Schalke 1 Schalke will decide in July whether to swoop for Chelsea defender Baba Rahman.The Ghanaian spent last season on loan at the German club and he delivered some impressive performances for the first team.However, the 22-year-old missed the second part of the campaign after suffering a knee injury at the African Cup of Nations.It is hoped the left-back will recover in time for the end of pre-season and Schalke general manager Christian Heidel says the German club will wait to decide whether or not they should test Chelsea’s resolve to keep Rahman with a concrete bid.“Our team doctor met with Baba in London,” Heidel told Bild.“His knee injury is much more complex and lengthy than anticipated.“We will wait until July and then decide with Baba and his agent whether it makes sense to open negotiations with Chelsea.”last_img read more

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Paul Pogba shouldn’t be playing for the club, Treble winner tells talkSPORT

first_img 2 tense predicted England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won revealed silverware whoops Paul Pogba is reluctant to commit his future to Man United gameday cracker Most Popular Premier League News The average first-team salaries at every Premier League club in 2019 Asked whether he was fully on Mourinho’s side in the debate, he replied: “Without a doubt.“He is the leader, he is the main man. There was the thing the other day where he said that ‘on the way out of the office make sure you look at the letters up there and it says manager. I am the manager and I am in charge.”“I feel if he is not going to make him [Pogba] captain, or vice-captain, I don’t think he should be playing either, at the moment, I think he has got to set out his stall and say, ‘you sort your own mind out that you are playing underneath me and then you can come and play in my team again.’ Until he does that he shouldn’t be playing.” How Everton could look in January under Ancelotti with new signings SORRY Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update Green reveals how he confronted Sarri after Chelsea’s 6-0 defeat at Man City Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho had yet another dispute on Wednesday morning latest REVEALED Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT changes Guardiola-inspired tactics: Is this how Arsenal will line up under Arteta? Sky Sports presenter apologises for remarks made during Neville’s racism discussion Did Mahrez just accidentally reveal Fernandinho is leaving Man City this summer? “I’ve got to be honest, I don’t like his demeanour from a distance. I’ve never met the man but he just doesn’t strike me as captain material, that he’s a leader in the right manner.“If you look back in our day with Roy Keane he was very hard, workmanlike and led the way you would like your leader to.“Pogba doesn’t give off that same air for me and that causes problems in the ranks.“I don’t think he’s doing it how Mourinho wants him to lead.” Paul Pogba should not be playing for Manchester United until he fully accepts Jose Mourinho’s decisions as manager, Teddy Sheringham has told talkSPORT.The France midfielder’s continued battle with the Portuguese boss appears to be undermining the Red Devils’ season. 2 The latest development saw Mourinho insist he will no longer be naming the player as either captain or vice-captain, following the player’s revelation he wanted to leave the club.And Sheringham, who won a famous Treble with the Red Devils back in 1999, has insisted the only way the issue can be resolved is with Mourinho dropping the player altogether.He told the Weekend Sports Breakfast: “When you examine what is going on at Manchester United it will be ten-fold worse than what is going on at any other club because they are the biggest club in the country, whatever anybody else says, and it gets highlighted.“It’s no different under Jose Mourinho. It’s a real problem he’s got here with Paul Pogba.last_img read more

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first_imgFianna Fáil Spokesperson on Education Charlie McConalogue has called for an extension to the deadline for applications for special needs supports in schools.The Inishowen TD described the current deadline as ‘unfair and unrealistic’.“As it stands, schools have only until Friday week to apply for resource hours and Special Needs Assistants they will need for the year. Any child with disabilities that has not been assessed in time will have to go the full school year without the support they need. “It is simply unreasonable to expect that the needs of all children in the school system can be fully and correctly assessed within three weeks of the new school year, particularly given the significant increase in the school going population this year.“I believe it does not give teachers anywhere near enough time to evaluate all children in their class, especially those who are new to the school,” said Deputy McConalogue.He added this deadline puts enormous pressure on teachers and parents.“In many cases, a child’s special needs will not become apparent for a few weeks after they and their class have settled into the new school year. But by that time, it will be too late to apply for additional supports and that child will have to wait a full year before an application can be made. Not only will this have potentially serious consequences for their development, it could affect the entire classroom environment. “My concern is that such a strict deadline is another cynical attempt to cut costs by reducing the number of applications for SNAs and resource hours. Minister Quinn has already targeted these supports and despite being forced into a u-turn on his cuts to resource hours, additional SNA reductions have kicked in this year.“I am urging the Minister to do the right thing and extend the deadline for at least another two weeks give schools a chance to ensure that all children who need support get it this year.”FIANNA FAIL CALLS FOR EXTENSION TO DEADLINE FOR SPECIAL NEEDS SUPPORTS was last modified: September 9th, 2013 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) Tags:Charlie McConalogueSpecial needslast_img read more


Benin stand in the way of Morocco’s AFCON quarter final aspirations

first_imgMorocco are yet to conced a goal at AFCON 2019. (PHOTOS/Agencies)AFCON 2019Morocco vs BeninAl Salaam Stadium, CairoFriday, 05-07-2019 @7pmMorocco and Benin will meet in the first Africa Cup of Nations round of 16 contest at Al Salam Stadium, Cairo on Friday evening.Morocco managed to top Group D with an unbeaten streak. They won all their three matches in the group stage with an identical 1-0 scoreline.Benin are unbeaten in their last six matches but were lucky to reach the knockout stage of the competition after registering three back to back draws.Benin drew all their Group game.Morocco needed a M’bark Boussoufa late winner to overcome South Africa in their most recent fixture whereas Benin played out to a goalless stalemate with Cameroon in their last game.The two countries have previously met on four occasions, Morocco are unbeaten against Benin and have won all of the meetings. They last faced off during an international friendly in 2008, with Atlas lions winning 3-1.The two sides have no reports of injuries or suspensions heading into this encounter.Herve Renard’s side will look up Youssef En Nesyri, Younes Belhanda, Hakim Ziyech, Nordin Amrabat and Moubarak Boussoufa for a place into the quarterfinals.Mickael Pote, Jodel Dossou and Cebio Soukou are expected to lift up the squirrels.The Moroccans are eager to add another continental triumph to the one they achieved in 1976, while Benin will be looking for a maiden victory in the first participation at this stage.The winners of the tie will be facing off against either Uganda or Senegal in the quarterfinals.The other round of 16 fixture on Friday-Senegal vs Uganda @10pmComments Tags: BeninCebio SoukouHakim ZiyechJodel DossouM’bark BoussoufaMickael PoteMoroccoNordin AmrabattopYounes BelhandaYoussef En-Nesyrilast_img read more

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