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Team MRF Tyres’ Breen-Nagle finish fourth in European Rally Championship opener

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US FOLLOW US 2 months ago Virat Kohli vs Cristiano Ronaldo: The battle of net worths, salaries and endorsements Craig Breen and Paul Nagle secured a fourth place finish for Team MRF Tyres in its maiden foray into the European Rally Championship at the Rally di Roma Capitale in Italy.Breen and Nagle, driving a Hyundai i20 R5, started at the fifth place on Sunday and were involved in a huge battle for the fourth position with Simone Tempestini and Sergiu Itu with both the pairs swapping positions throughout the day, according to a press release.Irishman Breen had started the final loop in the fifth place but immediately moved to fourth. He consolidated the gap on the second last stage, building 4.5 second gap before the final stage. In the end Breen controlled the pace to take fourth place by 1.3 seconds in the season opener.Meanwhile, the Finnish duo of Emil Lindholm and Mikael Korhonen, driving a Skoda Fabia R5 evo2 for Team MRF Tyres in the ERC1 category, managed a 10th place finish.The pair, which also competed in the ERC1 event for junior drivers, claimed the fifth position. Image credits: PTI / Social Meida 1 month ago Thala Ajith enjoys aeromodelling session with Aravind Kamalanathan in this old video WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV Press Trust Of India 1 month ago Sachin Tendulkar inaugurates Plasma Donation Centre at top Mumbai hospital: Reportcenter_img Written By WE RECOMMEND 1 month ago India’s Team MRF set for maiden European Rally Championship season Last Updated: 28th July, 2020 11:20 IST Team MRF Tyres’ Breen-Nagle Finish Fourth In European Rally Championship Opener Craig Breen and Paul Nagle secured a 4th place finish for Team MRF Tyres in its maiden foray into the European Rally Championship at the Rally di Roma Capitale COMMENT 1 month ago Virat Kohli’s thoughtful 1000th Instagram post gets heart emojis from Anushka Sharma First Published: 28th July, 2020 11:20 ISTlast_img read more

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FIFA committee takes over beleaguered TTFA

first_imgPORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad, CMC – Football’s world governing body, FIFA, has appointed a normalisation committee to run the affairs of the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association, in an attempt to restore governance and financial stability to the beleaguered organisation. In a statement Tuesday, the Zurich-based institution said the decision had been taken following a joint assessment of the TTFA carried out by itself and continental governing body, CONCACAF, which found “extremely low overall financial management methods, combined with a massive debt”, leaving the local body “facing a very real risk of insolvency and illiquidity”.The TTFA board, led by the newly elected William Wallace, will be dismantled and fresh elections organised by the normalisation committee.“The Bureau of the FIFA Council has today decided to appoint a normalisation committee for the Trinidad and Tobago Football Association in accordance with art. 8 par. 2 of the FIFA Statutes,” a FIFA release said. “The decision follows the recent FIFA/CONCACAF fact-finding mission to Trinidad and Tobago to assess, together with an independent auditor, the financial situation of TTFA. The mission found that extremely low overall financial management methods, combined with a massive debt, have resulted in the TTFA facing a very real risk of insolvency and illiquidity. “Such a situation is putting at risk the organisation and development of football in the country and corrective measures need to be applied urgently.” The committee, the members of which are yet to be identified, will have a two-year span in which to carry out its work which also includes creating a  debt repayment plan which the TTFA can implement, reviewing the local governing body’s statutes and ensuring their adherence to FIFA regulations.Most significantly, FIFA said the committee would oversee new elections for an executive committee to run the TTFA again.“The normalisation committee will be composed of an adequate number of members to be identified by the FIFA administration, in consultation with CONCACAF. In line with the FIFA Governance Regulations, all members of the normalisation committee will be subject to an eligibility check,” FIFA said. “The normalisation committee will act as an electoral committee, and none of its members will be eligible for any of the open positions in the TTFA elections under any circumstances. “The specified period of time during which the normalisation committee will perform its functions will expire as soon as it has fulfilled all of its assigned tasks, but no later than 24 months after its members have been officially appointed by FIFA.”The development comes less than five months after William Wallace defeated incumbent David John-Williams in elections last November, to assume the helm of the TTFA. In the buildup to elections, John-Williams appeared to have the support of FIFA president Gianni Infantino and CONCACAF president, Victor Montagliani, who visited the island for the grand opening of its Home of Football complex in Couva.The TTFA has been besieged by financial problems in recent time with Wallace claiming earlier this month that the body’s finances were in disarray.last_img read more

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Cox takes a shine to Monday golf

first_imgTravellers Rest Golf GroupMonday, June 30, Greenwood – StablefordMany moon’s ago the Boomtown Rats sang a song that topped the charts called “I Don’t Like Mondays”, and most people would agree, as they have to return to work on Monday after having the weekend off.  Charlie Cox however is an exception because he obviously does like Mondays and for two weeks running he has he has jumped out of bed at the start of the week and proceeded to win a golf competition. On Monday at Greenwood (B and C courses) Charlie rattled off 40 points and walked off with the first prize, leaving all the other golfers wishing they had stayed in bed.Fergus Brennan. Mind you, although Charlie made it look easy there was quite a scrap going on behind him for second and third places.  Aussies Daryl Ottaway and Ted Senior were locking horns and both finished with a highly respectable 37 points each and it took a count back to finally separate them.1st Charlie Cox (19) 40pts2nd Daryl Ottaway (5) 37pts3rd Ted Senior (14) 37ptsWednesday, July 2, Burapha – StablefordOn Wednesday Fergus Brennan packed up his troubles in his old kitbag, smiled, smiled, smiled and proceeded to show some true grit just like John Wayne.  Despite having the troubles of the world on his shoulders of late, he cast them all off on Burapha’s B and C courses and came out on top of the leader board and then told everybody it was the first round of golf he had won in living memory.  And as somebody once said to John Wayne in True Grit, it was “big talk from a one eyed fat man,” but he carried it off with his usual aplomb or should that be his Irish blarney.Fergus was very nearly pipped for top spot by a lady, Carmen Hurdon, but she had to settle for second place after a count back.  ‘Mr Reliable’ a.k.a. Neil Bramley had to make do with third place on this occasion.1st Fergus Brennan (12) 35pts2nd Carmen Hurdon (18) 35pts3rd Neil Bramley (8) 32ptsFriday, July 4, Plutaluang – StablefordThe TRGG took another trip over to the Navy Course at Plutaluang (West and North courses) on Friday and not wishing to be outdone by his partner at the TRGG, Derek Thorogood thought he would get into the act and won the day’s competition.  Derek has been very consistent of late and has cemented a regular appearance on the winner’s podium and he even managed to beat off last week’s hero Ito Akitoshi who finished in second place.Derek Thorogood.Carmen Hurdon again had a good day again, finishing in the places but this time in third.1st Derek Thorogood (16) 38pts2nd Ito Akitoshi (7) 37pts3rd Carmen Hurdon (18) 35ptsGood luck to all you golfers for the coming week and if you would like to play a round of golf with the TRGG, please phone Fergus Brennan on 086 056 7019 or pop into the Ned Kelly Bar in Soi Lengkee and add your name to the weekly lists which are posted on the notice board.last_img read more

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There’s a New Mobile Game That Helps You Focus as Effectively as Ritalin?

first_imgThere are tons of brain training games out there, but I’ve never heard of one that works as well as DRUGS before. Researchers at the University of Cambridge in England recently created a brain training game called Decoder, where your goal is to spot sequences of numbers. They found that it temporarily boosted people’s concentration so well, it was as effective as taking RITALIN.  If you’re not familiar, Ritalin is what they give people with ADHD to help them focus. And they just ran a study where they had people play the game for a little while, and then take a test. You can download an app with the game for free by searching for Peak Brain Training.  It comes bundled with a bunch of other games, but as far as we know, they don’t work quite as well as the Decoder game.  Decoder is already included on the app for iPhones and should hit Android devices later this year.last_img read more

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College Football Weekend Watch Guide: OSU-TCU Game of the Week in Big 12

first_imgTop-25 MatchupsTV/Time NC State at No. 12 FSUABC/ESPN2, 11:00 am No. 4 Penn State at IowaABC, 6:30 pm No. 15 Auburn at MissouriESPNU, 6:30 pm Kent State at No. 19 LouisvilleACCN, 11:00 am No. 8 Michigan at PurdueFOX, 3:00 pm Old Dominion at No. 13 Va. TechACCN, 1:00 pm No. 22 SDSU at Air ForceCBSSN, 6:00 pm No. 7 Washington at ColoradoFS1, 9:00 pm No. 20 Florida at KentuckySECN, 6:30 pm West Virginia at KansasESPNU, 11:00 am Boston College at No. 2 ClemsonESPN2, 2:30 pm No. 5 USC at CalABC, 2:30 pm Texas Tech at HoustonABC/ESPN2, 11:00 am Toledo at No. 14 MiamiACCN, 2:30 pm UNLV at No. 10 Ohio StateBTN, 11:00 am Oklahoma State-TCU is the only clash between two ranked opponents this week in the Big 12, and one of only two ranked-on-ranked games nationally this weekend.As such, the Cowboys and Frogs are sure to gather plenty of attention in their pre-primetime slot of 2:30 pm on the Worldwide Leader.Elsewhere across the country, No. 4 Penn State faces a tough test against an unranked but stingy Iowa defense, No. 5 USC goes on the road to face a revamped Cal team, and Jim Harbaugh and the fifth-ranked Fightin’ Wolverines face Purdue.Below is the weekend watch guide with the Big 12 and top 25 teams in action on Saturday.Big 12 Games If you’re looking for the comments section, it has moved to our forum, The Chamber. You can go there to comment and holler about these articles, specifically in these threads. You can register for a free account right here and will need one to comment.If you’re wondering why we decided to do this, we wrote about that here. Thank you and cheers! No. 17 Miss. St. at No. 11 GeorgiaESPN, 6:00 pm Syracuse at No. 25 LSUESPN2, 6:00 pm No. 3 OU at BaylorFS1, 5:30 pm Big 12 MatchupsTV/Times (Saturday) No. 1 Alabama at VandyCBS, 2:30 pm No. 6 OSU vs. No. 16 TCUESPN, 2:30 pm Top 25 Games No. 24 Oregon at Arizona StatePac 12 Net, 9:00 pm Nevada at No. 18 Washington StatePac 12 Net, 5:00 pmlast_img read more

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10 months ago’No idea’ – Benitez remains in dark over Newcastle transfers

first_img‘No idea’ – Benitez remains in dark over Newcastle transfersby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveNewcastle United boss Rafa Benitez says he has “no idea” about the club’s January transfer plans. The Spaniard has expressed concerns over recruitment as he attempts to save Toon from relegation.The Magpies are currently five points above the drop zone. But with owner Mike Ashley looking to sell the club, it is unknown how much funds will be given, if any, to bolster Benitez’s squad. Asked after Wednesday’s 4-0 defeat to Liverpool if he was expecting to sign players late in the window, Benitez said: “I have no idea.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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10 months agoArsenal chairman Keswick tribute to Hill-Wood

first_imgArsenal chairman Keswick tribute to Hill-Woodby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveArsenal chairman Sir Chips Keswick has paid tribute to Peter Hill-Wood, following his death at the age of 82.Hill-Wood was a former Gunners chairman and oversaw much of the Arsene Wenger era.Keswick said, “The contribution Peter has made to this football club will never be forgotten. “Peter was always a huge Arsenal fan and was chairman for 31 years, following his father Denis and grandfather Sir Samuel. His ambition was always to do what was right and best for Arsenal Football Club. He was a key figure in the formation of the Premier League and our move from Highbury to Emirates Stadium. Peter will be missed by us all. My thoughts are with his wife Sally and her family at this sad time.” About the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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10 months agoAjax legend Van Loen: Man Utd better for De Ligt than Juventus

first_imgAjax legend Van Loen: Man Utd better for De Ligt than Juventusby Freddie Taylor10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveAjax defender Mattias De Ligt should sign with Manchester United over Juventus, according to club legend John Van Loen.De Ligt is heavily favoured to sign with the Old Lady this summer. But Van Loen, who won the UEFA Cup with Ajax, says the 19-year-old is better suited to English football.”I think Manchester United is perfect for De Ligt,” the former striker explained to Goal.”I hope De Ligt rejects Juventus’ offer – Italian football does not suit him and the Premier league is much better and stronger.” TagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your saylast_img read more

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Photo: DeMarcus Cousins Shares Text Conversation He Had With Nik Stauskas After Former Michigan Star Was Traded

first_imgDeMarcus Cousins hangs with Warriors teammate Kevin Durant.LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – OCTOBER 10: Kevin Durant (L) #35 and DeMarcus Cousins #0 of the Golden State Warriors share a laugh as they sit on a baseline during their preseason game against the Los Angeles Lakers at T-Mobile Arena on October 10, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Lakers defeated the Warriors 123-113. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)Nik Stauskas spent just one season in Sacramento, Calif., but it was a pretty entertaining one. There was the creation of his own hot sauce, “Sauce Castillo,” the “popcorning” of his apartment, the bet he made with Draymond Green, and a lot more. The former Michigan star is off to Philadelphia, as part of a trade the Kings made to open up some cap space. DeMarcus Cousins, the Kings’ best player, shared (and later deleted) the text conversation he had with Stauskas after the trade was made public. It’s a pretty cool insight into the life of an NBA player. We’re not sure why Cousins opted to delete the Instagram post, but it’s nice to see the Kings’ big man wish his former teammate well in Philadelphia.last_img read more

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