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Nadal shares group with Murray, Shapovalov and Monfils

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first_imgWho would be the champion? 😏We already know what the portray will appear like! 🤜🤛#PlayAtHome 🎮 | #MMOPEN Digital Professional– #MMOPEN (@MutuaMadridOpen) April 24, 2020cLastly, Group Four could have 2018 champion Alexander Zverev alongside David Goffin, Karen Khachanov and Lucas Pouille. All will battle within the Manolo Santana Stadium, recreated intimately within the Tennis World Tour (Nacon Gaming) online game, to be topped by means of the command of the PS4. The 32 gamers who make up the Mutua Madrid Open Digital Professional poster already know the trail they must comply with to proclaim themselves champions of this modern on-line match, which takes place between Monday, April 27 and Thursday, April 30. The draw by the hands of Giulia Orlandi, the WTA supervisor, and Lars Graff, the ATP supervisor, left a preliminary part of 4 teams with 4 gamers every, to be held between Monday and Tuesday. The primary two will qualify for the quarterfinals, set on Wednesday, whereas on Thursday the semifinals and the ultimate shall be resolved.The male draw stunned with a sophisticated draw for the members of Group 1. Nonetheless, the five-time champion Rafael Nadal was paired within the digital model with Gael Monfils, Denis Shapovalov and Andy Murray, who has additionally been capable of raise the title twice (2008 and 2015).Group 2 is led by two nice associates on the ATP circuit as Dominic Thiem finalist in 2017 and 2018, and Diego Schwartzman. They may put extra pepper to this attention-grabbing confrontation John Isner and David Ferrer. For its half, Group Three led by Stefanos Tsitsipas, a finalist within the final version on the Caja Mágica, should play his quarterfinal move with Fabio Fognini, Frances Tiafoe and Kei Nishikori, who additionally performed the final spherical in 2014. The feminine portray shall be no much less attention-grabbing. In Group 1, the one Spanish lady in motion Carla Suárez should face one another in opposition to Karolina Pliskova, Belinda Bencic and Fiona Ferra. However, much more sophisticated is Group 2 led by Elina Svitolina. The Ukrainian should face Johanna Konta, Sorana Cirstea and Victoria Azarenka, finalist within the 2011 and 2012 editions.Bianca Andreescu is in control of main Group 3, the place she has been paired with Madison Keys and two different gamers who know what it’s to battle for the trophy in Madrid similar to Caroline Wozniacki (2009) and Kristina Mladenovic (2017). Lastly, the reigning champion Kiki Bertens will assume the protection of her crown in Group 4, the place there are additionally Angelique Kerber, Donna Vekic and Eugenie Bouchard.“We now have had an excellent response from all of the gamers. From the primary second the initiative was offered to them, that they had an important disposition. It’s the first digital match. It will likely be a unbelievable match, the extent could be very excessive, the gamers are prepared and it will likely be a certain present ”, assured Feliciano López, director of the Mutua Madrid Open.This pioneering initiative with a transparent dedication to solidarity will donate 50,000 euros to the Madrid Meals Financial institution to assist cut back the social impression of the Covid-19 pandemic. As well as, the match could have a prize pool of 300,000 euros in each tables (150,000 ATP and 150,000 WTA), the place the winners of every field will be capable to determine how a lot they’ll donate to the teammates of the circuit who’re struggling probably the most financial issues in the intervening time.“There are high-level matches because it normally is in the course of the royal match,” stated Gerard Tsobanian, CEO and President of the Mutua Madrid Open. “There’s a very aggressive group within the males’s field. I do know from what gamers have been speaking about on social media that there shall be a battle to the dying. I can’t wait to see who will come out of Group 1 and stay up for the match beginning on Monday. ”last_img read more

Swami Aksharananda Ji showed poor judgement

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first_imgDear Editor,The Saraswati Vidya Niketan (SVN) Principal, Swami Aksharananda Ji showed poor judgement when he invited Mr David Granger into his school. Aksharananda Ji has got to know that Mr Granger has serious moral problems.We all know that Mr Granger has a reputation that includes breaking laws, trampling ethnic/racial diversity and rigging elections. Therefore, Mr Granger is no role model for the students at the SVN or elsewhere. To this end, I am puzzled as to why Aksharananda Ji allowed his students to mingle with such a tarnished character. Aksharananda Ji has acted irresponsibly. He owes an apology to his students and their parents.In no way can Mr Granger’s visit ever benefit the SVN students. The SVN school operates on Hindu values which entail hard work, commitment, respect for elders, honesty and truth. However, such values are blatantly trampled upon by Mr Granger for political goals. Mr Granger has no respect for the people of this country. Mr Granger has even denied Guyanese their rights to vote for almost one year, and he is currently squatting in Government illegally. So, I do not understand why Swami Aksharananda Ji saw the need to entertain such a disgraced figure. How can Swami Aksharananda not know that Mr Granger is bad influence for his students?Mr Granger’s visit was clearly a political stunt. And, of course, the interest and welfare of the students were ignored by the SVN when it allowed a disgraced character into its school.Sincerely,Annie Baliram (PhD)last_img read more

Fugitive’s mother arraigned for threatening witness

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first_imgLa Grange Police Station escapeeA woman who is said to be the mother of a murder accused who fled custody from the La Grange, West Bank Demerara, Police Station nearly one month ago, has threatened a witness in her son’s case.Chardamani Jhagroo of Good Intent, WBD, appeared at the Wales Magistrate’s Court on Thursday where she entered a guilty plea on the charge which stated that on August 6, 2016, she used threatening language against the virtual complainant, VC [name withheld] who police said is a witness in the murder investigation of which Anthony Jaghroo is the main suspect.Jhagroo, 20, had been held in connection with the Bell West, WBD, murder of mechanic Yogeshwar Shivcharran who died six days after he was severely beaten by a group of his neighbours.The trial of Chardamani was held in camera.Reports had indicated that the fugitive Jhagroo escaped during the wee morning hours of July 13, 2016, when there was a power outage in Region Three. He escaped through a gap in the wall of lockups at the Police Station, despite two ranks on duty at the time.The Bell West mechanic, 31, was beaten by a group of drunken neighbours, earlier in July.Shivcharran suffered regular seizures and in a mental episode, he had removed his clothing and approached his neighbours, who were at that time consuming alcohol nearby. These neighbours reportedly pelted him with beer bottles before beating him.Police had questioned and released three women in connection with the incident while Jhagroo had been held at the Station on July 12 before making his escape, the next day.Police later issued a wanted bulletin soliciting the public’s help in recapturing the murder suspect. He is still on the run,last_img read more

GDF awaits report from Venezuelan officials – Brigadier Phillips

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first_imgThe Guyana Defence Force (GDF) said it was currently awaiting a report from officials of the BolivarianBrigadier Mark PhillipsRepublic of Venezuela, who were recently dispatched to carry out an investigation into allegations that soldiers from the Spanish-speaking nation had opened fire on a group of Guyanese in the Cuyuni River.Army Chief-of-Staff, Brigadier Mark Phillips on Tuesday informed Guyana Times that the Venezuelans recently dispatched their team to the border to carry out an investigation into the incident, which took place at the border. He said the officials there would have to report to their high command.Late last month, Phillips confirmed that three mining officers of the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission (GGMC) came under fire from the National Bolivarian Armed Forces while travelling in a boat in the Cuyuni River, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni).Venezuelan soldiers said they thought the occupants of the boat were smuggling contraband and fuel. While there were no injuries sustained during the shooting incident, the Guyana Government has strongly condemned the attack and demonstrated this by sending a strongly worded letter (Note Verbale) to the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry. It conveyed the Government of Guyana’s “grave concern over this incident and called on the Venezuelan Government to desist from such provocative and dangerous actions on Guyana’s borders”.Police sources in Eteringbang had told Guyana Times that shots were fired; however, none of the mining officers nor the captain of the boat were injured in the shooting incident.The source said the officers were carrying out inspections and monitoring of gold mining camps in the Cuyuni when the Venezuelan soldiers opened fire on them.The officers, the source added, were forced to seek cover by lying flat in the boat as the captain sought to get the attention of the Venezuelan troops with whom he was said to be familiar.After the frightful incident, the GGMC officers proceeded to file a Police report at the Eteringbang outpost.Government said last week that it was preparing to engage the United Nations) Secretary General Ban Ki-moon after it received the preliminary report on the shooting incident.“This matter will be brought to the attention of Secretary General of the United Nations in his capacity as Good Officer under the Geneva Agreement, and members of the UN and its Security Council will also be notified,” a statement from Guyana’s Foreign Affairs Ministry on Wednesday stated.Also, the Foreign Affairs Ministry said it has dispatched a Note Verbale to the Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Ministry, conveying the Government of Guyana’s “grave concern” over this incident.The note also called on the Venezuelan Government to “desist from such provocative and dangerous actions on the Guyana border”, adding that such actions could only lead to a destabilisation of relations.last_img read more

Northern Strikers participate at the 2019 Slush Cup in Edmonton

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first_imgThe under 11 boys won 7-4 over the Rangers United. In game two, they fell to the Meadows 4-nil. In game three they loss 6-1 to the Hairsine Hawks.The under 13 girls did not win any games falling 4-1, 5-nil, and 3-nil.The under 13 boys managed to claim Gold after tying game one 3-3, winning game two 5-nil and winning game three 4-nil. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Northern Strikers Soccer Club were in Edmonton from March 1 to the 3 for the 2019 Slush Cup.The under 15 boys performed well as they managed to earn Silver, with a total of six points. They managed to win 4-3 over Spruce Grove and lost 2-1 to the DUFC Snipers.The under 15 girls put in a good effort but was unable to claim a medal as they did not win any games. In game one they fell 6-2 to the Blizzard Alliance and then in game two, they fell 5-2 to the Westhills United Inferno.- Advertisement -The under 17 boys did not manage to win any medals despite playing some close games. It was a 6-3 loss to Calgary, a 3-nil loss to Lethbridge, and a 5-5 tie to the DUFC Storm.The under 17 girls lost one game and won two games. They won 7-2 over the Blizzard Impact. In game two, they loss 3-2 to the Warriors and won game three 1-nil over Calgary. They managed to pick up Bronze.The FSJ Northern Strikers U17 won Bronze at the 2019 Slush Cup in Edmonton. Submitted photoAdvertisementlast_img read more

Blunt attack leaves Put scratching his head

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first_img0Shares0000Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put and his assistant Stanley Okumbi at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos during the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Dec 11- Harambee Stars head coach Paul Put has admitted that with not much option available on his bench in terms of attack, the side will be hoping for luck when they play against Tanzania on Monday evening in a crucial CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup.Stars have scored only one goal from open play in the opening three games of the tournament and ahead of a do or die tie against Tanzania the Belgian coach hopes that finally, the goals will come raining in. “You need quality in the team and players who can make the difference. Now we have a solid team, we have been dominating but it is a matter of the finishing. There is no medication for it. We don’t have many strikers to change and it has been very difficult. Sometimes football is about luck and I hope ours will come soon,” the coach noted.With main striker Massoud Juma out of the Tanzania game due to injury, Put only has one option of an out and out striker, Kepha Aswani who is yet to get his mark in the tournament.Put admits that the lack of options has been frustrating, but has implored on his charges to put in all their hard work against Tanzania and ensure they win to retain their hopes of making it into the semi finals.“It will be another tough match and we have to be careful for the counter because they are very dangerous. The players have to believe in themselves because in all the three games we have played, we have been the better team,” the coach said.He added; “We will definitely be under pressure because it is a must win game. Tanzania will be playing with no pressure because they are already out and that will make things difficult. We need luck on our side and we will do our best to qualify,” the tactician further said.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Italian PM favours Serie A pause after fan’s death, racism

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first_img“I would give a strong signal even going as far as a break in matches to allow time for fruitful reflection for those who participate,” Conte told an end-of-year press conference in Rome.“However, I will let the competent authorities decide.”Pre-match violence marred Wednesday’s match in Milan with 39-year-old Daniele Belardinelli killed when he was struck by a car amid skirmishes when up to 100 Inter supporters attacked Napoli fans as they arrived at the San Siro stadium by minibus.Belardinelli — a supporter of Varese and Inter Milan, clubs whose fans are close — had been banned from the San Siro between 2007 and 2017 for violence.Conte also deplored as “very serious” the monkey noises directed at Napoli’s Senegalese international Kalidou Koulibaly.The Prime Minister said “a strong reaction was needed from all,” adding that he would discuss with the Minister of Sport the possibility of “strengthening penalties” against offenders.In the meantime the Italian league have already ordered Inter Milan to play two Serie A home matches behind closed doors as punishment for the racist chants.Inter fans have already been banned from travelling to Tuscany on Saturday when the club, third in Serie A, play Empoli.“There’s huge disappointment about not being able to play in front of our fans, but if that’s something we have to do in order to win this battle then we accept it willingly,” said Inter coach Luciano Spalletti.Italian Football Federation chief Gabriela Gravina confirmed matches would go ahead as planned after consultation with the football league, Italian Olympic Committee and government ministers.“I’ve spoken with everyone to gauge the climate and unanimously we have decided to continue,” said Gravina.Interior Minister Matteo Salvini, however, said that in the future high-risk games would not be played at night “but in the light of day … with police helicopters that can control the offenders”.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Italy’s PM Giuseppe Conte wants “a strong signal even going as far as a pause in matches,” following violence and racism in Serie A. © AFP / Alberto PIZZOLIROME, Italy, Dec 28 – Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte said Friday he was in favour of a pause in Serie A fixtures in the wake of the death of a supporter before a midweek game between Inter Milan and Napoli which was also overshadowed by racist chants.The Italian league will continue this weekend with the final round of matches before a three-week winter break.last_img read more

Coral Daily Download – Arsenal or Man City for title? Chelsea to finish in the top four? Coral Daily Download

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first_imgDave Stevens joins the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast to round up the latest sporting odds.The Coral spokesman assesses the race for the Premier League title, revealing Arsenal and Manchester City remain the frontrunners for glory.Chelsea, meanwhile, are 7-1 to recover from their woeful start to the campaign and secure an unlikely top four finish.Plus, Stevens says it is matter of time before bookies pay out on Aston Villa to be relegated, with defeat to Sunderland on Saturday leaving Remi Garde’s side 11 points adrift of safety.Coral is the official betting partner of the Alan Brazil Sports Breakfastlast_img

Aiding Java quake victims

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first_img shirley.hsu@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2306160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE11 theater productions to see in Southern California this week, Dec. 27-Jan. 2San Dimas-based Buddhist charity Tzu Chi Foundation has medical teams and volunteers on the ground in Bantul. Locally, volunteers have been put to work collecting donations. To help, call (888) 989-8244 or mail a check to Tzu Chi USA, 1100 S. Valley Center Ave., San Dimas, CA 91773. The San Gabriel Pomona Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross is accepting donations for its international relief effort. The American Red Cross is supporting the Indonesian Red Cross, and has provided about $219,000 for relief. To make a donation, send a check to the SGPV Chapter, 430 Madeline St., Pasadena, CA, 91105 and indicate the donation should go to relief efforts in Indonesia. A Baldwin Park Indonesian Baptist Church has raised $20,000 for earthquake relief, and leaders at the at the Gereja Bethel Indonesia House of Faith in El Monte are trying to coordinate a fundraising effort among churches. Local groups are pitching in to help survivors of the May 27 Indonesian earthquake that has killed more than 6,000 people and injured at least 30,000. Arcadia-based relief and development organization World Harvest has a team on the ground in Indonesia, distributing food and providing medical assistance, said spokeswoman Jinny Wong. The group is sending another team of doctors Monday. “Right now, a lot of villages close to the earthquake area have not been reached yet. The hospitals in Bantul are so overwhelmed it is frustrating the foreign doctors. It’s too much,” Wong said. Items most needed are baby food, tents and medical supplies, but monetary donations are much more efficient, she said. Donations can be made online at www.worldharvest.cc or to World Harvest at 301 E. Foothill Blvd., Suite 201, Arcadia, 91006. last_img read more

Baccus’ eight goals powers Whittier over Dons

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first_img “We probably were overmatched,” El Rancho coach Joel Francisco said. “We tend to struggle against physical teams, and they are very physical. They did a good job of taking away what we wanted to do on offense.” Sprague cited his players for their good decision-making and creating opportunities to score. “Seventeen goals are a lot of offense against a defense that was designed (dropping back in the middle) to stop us from scoring a lot of goals,” Sprague said. Callerous and John Schmidtbauer each had three goals for Whittier, while A.J. Abrego and Jose Navarro each had two goals for El Rancho. Whittier outshot El Rancho, 27-25, and Birkenbach recorded five saves to Whittier goalkeeper Cameron Boulter’s eight. — Roger Murray can be reached at (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3046, or by e-mail at roger.murray@sgvn.com. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER — El Rancho High School stacked its defense to stop Whittier High School’s Cory Baccus, but the talented Cardinals water polo player still managed to score eight goals and lead Whittier to a 17-7 victory over visiting El Rancho in a Del Rio League game Tuesday. “They made us adjust because they ran a different defense to stop Cory,” Whittier coach Todd Sprague said. “I thought our kids did a really good job of handling their speed. (El Rancho) played very aggressively, and that was good for our kids because they tend to be a little complacent at times.” center_img Miguel Villalobos and Baccus scored in the first minute and, less than three minutes into the game, Baccus had three goals and Whittier led 4-0. A pair of goals by Cody Callerous in the second quarter led the Cardinals to a 9-2 halftime advantage. Two more goals by Baccus in the third quarter, one a quick backhanded throw from inside 4 meters that caught goalkeeper Matt Birkenbach by surprise, made it 12-3 after three quarters. last_img read more