New scandal on the earth of tennis. 21-year-old Egyptian tennis participant Youssef Hossam has been punished for life by the Tennis Integrity Unit (TIU) after repeatedly breaching the anti-corruption rules.The Tennis Integrity Unit highlights that Hossam violated anti-corruption rules as much as 21 occasions between 2015 and 2019 and took part within the association of quite a few tournaments secondary. From the TIU they level out that Hossam “conspired with different gamers to hold out a significant marketing campaign of corruption linked to playing within the decrease classes of provisional tennis “.It’s not the primary time that the plot of match-fixing impacts the Hossam household, since his brother Karim can also be suspended for life for this very purpose.
A group formed to examine the possibility that hazardous waste was dumped off Donegal will hold its first meeting tonight.Aodán ó Gallchóir, founder of the Sea Dump Donegal Campaign, says the group will meet at 7pm in the Yard in Falcarragh to form the cloughaneely branch of the campaign.This group of people will have to investigate the rumours surrounding the barrels that are believed to contain nuclear waste and Ammunitions which were dumped off the coast of North West Donegal shortly after the world wars. This group will then hold information nights in the Cloughaneely area on this issue and any findings of their investigations.A plan for the Cloughaneely branch and a proposed plan for the campaign in the months ahead will also be put together.“ These stories have circulated around Donegal for generations. If it wasn’t for the late Dr. Paddy Delap on raising the issue on a national stage, this case wouldn’t have survived until now. I commend him for his trogon work and determination to raise it.”“ Why am I raising it ? According to Dr Paddy Delap these barrels could have a strong connection with Donegal’s cancer rates. “If these barrels are filled with nuclear waste, I have evidence that will support the late Dr Paddy Delap’s case. This will have huge effects on the people and the environment if this is the case,” he said.GROUP TO EXAMINE IF HAZARDOUS WASTE WAS DUMPED AT SEA OFF DONEGAL was last modified: January 25th, 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)
SANTA CLARITA – Planning commissioners have approved a zoning change and annexation of Soledad Canyon land where Mexico-based Cemex plans to mine 56.1 tons of sand and gravel, a project the city has been fighting for years. The next step is an Oct. 25 hearing before the Santa Clarita City Council on the plan to annex 1,885 acres in Canyon Country, about 1,000 of which the city owns. The move is an effort to at least limit the amount of mining allowed on the land, where the federal Bureau of Land Management owns the mineral rights. “I do believe annexing that area would be a benefit to the city regardless of whether it impacts Cemex’s ability to mine or not,” Mayor Cameron Smyth said. “When you have property that is adjacent to the city, (it would behoove) the city to have jurisdiction over it (to) give us a little more control over decisions that could possibly impact the city.” Cemex and its attorneys penned two letters of opposition to the city’s action, but the company’s representatives did not speak at a public hearing Tuesday. 160Want 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 MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 The zoning would permit residential development, parkland and open space. A mineral oil conservation area that would overlap a portion of the open space would permit mining, pending court decisions on Cemex’s entitlement to mine in the area. City planners found that annexation and the required prezoning would have no significant environmental impacts. If the council approves the maneuver, an application could soon be made to the Local Agency Formation Commission, which oversees municipal boundary changes in Los Angeles County. Judy O’Rourke, (661) 257-5255 email@example.com
Random thoughts for a Tuesday morning, wondering whatever happened to Mike Rangel, a two-way player for Tom Hoak’s Pacific High School team 25 years ago. … In light of the recent announcements of two race weekends being eliminated from the California Speedway calendar, it’s not difficult to understand the most frequently asked questions by he general public: Is the speedway in danger of closing? Can the track make it on just two races a year? The answers are no and yes. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREWalnut’s Malik Khouzam voted Southern California Boys Athlete of the Week Ever since the speedway first opened in 1997, and even before that, there was always a thought by many that Roger Penske’s creation would suffer the same fate as Ontario Motor Speedway and Riverside International Raceway. Both tracks were successful for a period, but fell victim to economic pressures. When the Indy Racing League and Grand Am made public their plans not to return to Fontana in 2006, those old concerns shot right to the surface. Was this the end for the speedway? Not a chance, not with a pair of highly successful NASCAR Nextel Cup events. Each NASCAR weekend attracts more than 150,000 to the facility over three days, enough to make it among the leading economic events in San Bernardino County. Despite the foolish decision by the IRL to drop Fontana, the speedway is healthy and promises to be around for many years. … Ryan Grice-Mullins was recruited out of Rialto High School by the University of Hawaii as a defensive back. No doubt the Warriors are happy they switched him to wide receiver. Grice-Mullins, a redshirt freshman, caught four touchdown passes from Cody Brennan in Saturday’s 49-28 victory over New Mexico State. Grice-Mullins finished the game with nine receptions for 137 yards. He is second on the squad with 39 receptions, but leads in receiving yards (536), all-purpose yards (536) and scoring (seven touchdowns). … Somebody in Fontana has a pretty good arm. At the conclusion of Friday night’s Citrus Belt League game between crosstown rivals Miller and Fontana, two plastic bottles were hurled onto the field. Apparently, somebody on the Fontana side took exception to Miller players celebrating their victory. The offending party/parties should have taken their cue from the Fontana players, who displayed true sportsmanship following the loss. … Five young gymnasts from San Bernardino County will participate in national testing for the T.J. Maxx Talent Opportunity Program, set Oct. 21-31 at the USA Gymnastics’ national team training center in Huntsville, Texas. Originally scheduled in late September, it was moved back due to Hurricane Rita. All five compete for Precision Gymnastics. The group includes Shelby Edwards of Fontana, Megan Kyle and Rachel Schick from Rancho Cucamonga, Chanen Raygoza from Upland and Desiree Palomares from Victorville. The three-day schedule includes tests to measure gymnastics and physical skills in addition to a fashion show. Of the 300-plus 9-, 10- and 11-year-old girls from 32 states at Huntsville, the field will be trimmed to between 60 and 70 who will advance tp the national camp in December. … Rancho Cucamonga’s Bill Davis doesn’t let much stand in his way. In a span of a month, the 47-year-old not only won a triathlon in Malibu, but the net championship at the U.S. Blind Golf Association’s national championship. Competing in the B-2 division, he shot 110 and 97. Next week, Davis will compete in the California Blind Golf Classic in Santa Maria. He is the defending B-3 champion, but he eyesight has deteriorated to 20/800 to put him in the B-2 (light and shapes) division. … Cal State San Bernardino’s men’s basketball team has started practice, with only one starter back from the 2004-05 CCAA co-championship team. In less than a month (Nov. 12-13), the Coyotes will face Loyola Marymount and USC. The Coyotes were not included in the NCAA Division II preseason top 25, but that doesn’t concern coach Jeff Oliver . He’s more of a where-do-we-stand-in-the-poll-at-the-end-of-the-season type guy. … Remember record-setting Ridgecrest Burroughs quarterback Karsten Sween, who led the Burros to the 2003 CIF-SS Division 8 title game against Kaiser D8 and into the 2004 semifinals against Palm Springs? He is redshirting this year at the University of Wyoming. Also at Wyoming is Kyle Jacobo, the former option quarterback at Miller now listed as a wide receiver. … Good thing the IRL isn’t in charge of maps of the United States. dropping Fontana, Phoenix and Pikes Peak from the 2006 schedule, the IRL has taken us back to before the 1803 Louisiana Purchase and westward expansion. The IRL’s only event past the country’s centerline in 2006 is the road race at Infineon Raceway outside Sonoma. … Fontana, part 2: Hard to believe it wasn’t that long ago when the school district spent more than $300,000 to improve the football field at Steeler Stadium. “Hey, did you miss the rodeo they held here?” Miller coach John Tyree said prior to Friday’s game. “These clumps are ankle-busters.” During his tenure as Fontana coach more than 30 years ago, Tyree was constantly battling the district for better grass, a scene repeated at Miller. Some things don’t seem to change, for the better. … Basketball, part 2: Chaffey College sophomores T.J. Smith (Miller) and Vince Alvarado (Silverado) have been selected to the all-Foothill Conference preseason team. The Panthers open their season at home Nov. 7 against Santa Monica. Louis Brewster is Sports Editor for The Sun. His column appears Tuesday. He can be reached at (909) 386-3935 or firstname.lastname@example.org. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!
Tags: lawrence mulindwaSt. Mary’s Stadiumtopvipers sc An aerial view of the newly refurbrished St. mary’s Stadium in Kitende (Photos by Shaban Lubega)KITENDE – After CAF deemed the St. Mary’s stadium unsuitable for continental/international games, the hierarchy at Kitende knew they had to do something about it as soon as possible.Three months after the close of the 2017/18 season, the stadium has been turned into an Astroturf surface playground, in an attempt to make it modern and favourable for all fixtures.The newly laid playing surface was shown to the media on Tuesday afternoon, three days prior to the new season’s kick-off.“We found it necessary to improve the stadium especially the playing surface so as it is on the continental standard, said Vipers SC Patron Lawrence Mulindwa Tuesday.“There were numerous complaints about the pitch and we had to act quick. The most viable solution was to make it Astroturf since planting grass would take long periods of time.“It has been a challenging process as it required making a few trips to different countries including Rwanda to see how their pitches are and also getting experts from across the world for advice but i am glad it has all been completed before the league starts. Continued Mulindwa.Vipers’ patron Lawrence Mulindwa (left) speaking at the launch on Tuesday (Photos by Shaban Lubega)“The surface we have installed is the latest edition of G3 pitches and am happy to inform everyone that it can last a whopping 40 years, something that is good for the coming generations.Refurbishing the stadium is the second phase in the development of the stadium as confirmed by Mulindwa.“I told everyone that we would be undertaking four different phases when it comes to the St. Mary’s stadium.“Phase one was to build it and we have now covered phase two which was to refurbish it.“The third phase will be the installation of floodlights so it can be able to host evening games. The last will see its expansion as we install stands in the west wing.The former FUFA President also confirmed that the project had cost millions of dollars and he will not tolerate being taken for a joke anymore.“Over the years, we have been taken as a joke but kept on investing in the game of football.“It is high time that everyone takes their role more seriously and stop taking us lightly after all we invest huge sums in the development of football in Uganda.“I am tired of the unprofessionalism exhibited by some people and i can confirm that if it does not stop, i am ready to go to the courts of law.A levied Mulindwa made the remarks also citing the unclear circumstances under which Pius Wangi and Ashraf Mandela were given the green light to join SC Villa despite having running contracts with Vipers SC.The duo who were expected to be loaned out this coming season took their case to the Players’ Status Committee which in turn ruled that the Venoms had breached the players’ contracts and advised the Wangi nd Mandela to move to a club of their choice.“We will not accept similar scenarios in future, continued Mulindwa.“How can such a committee have some of it’s members coaching clubs in the top tier and you expect neutral judgments?“We will sit put for now but we will those incidents will not be accepted at Vipers in future.One of the committee members is Mr. Paul Mukatabala who is a coach at SC Villa.As part of the refurbishment, the Stadium’s dressing rooms and other facilities including the Media zone have been upgraded.Lawrence Mulindwa (Back Suit) officially opening the newly refurbished St. Mary’s Stadium in Kitende.Vipers’ St. May’s stadium has been given the go-ahead to host FUFA games and will be used in the league opener on Friday against newcomers, Ndejje.This becomes the third Astroturf stadium in Uganda. The others are Njeru technical Center and StarTimes stadium in Lugogo.Comments
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On every continent, dinosaurs and other extinct reptiles thrived. Here are some recent amazing finds.Pterosaur graveyard: Get a load of the artwork on National Geographic: bizarre pterosaurs with butterfly-shaped head crests. The colors and patterns are due to artistic imagination, but the artwork stems from a spectacular discovery in southern Brazil, where hundreds of bone fragments were found in an area measuring 215 square feet, according to Live Science. All members of a species previously unknown, the 47-some-odd individuals represent all life stages, young to old. The young were apparently fast growers, able to fly shortly after hatching. Finding so many in such a compact area suggests to researchers that they lived in social groups.How were they buried? One theory is that a storm swept them into a lake. “As the creatures died, the occasional desert storm would wash their remains into the lake, where the watery burial preserved them indefinitely, the researchers said. Another possibility is that the pterosaurs stopped at this spot during ancient migrations, though the authors suspect that is less likely.” Live Science shows a photo of part of the bone bed with the bones crammed together, yet still in 3-D orientation.Big ankylosaur: On the other side of the globe, some common folk found something unexpected: “Farmers in China have unearthed the nearly complete skeleton of a juvenile armored dinosaur that may be one of the largest ankylosaurs,” Live Science reported. “The finding suggests that this group of beasts grew to be big early in their evolutionary history, researchers say.” Apparently they hadn’t learned Darwin’s lesson that smaller is better in the fitness game (8/03/14).Foxy Venezuelan rock star: The first dinosaur from the northern end of South America has been unearthed. “The fossil of a new two-legged, fox-sized dinosaur relative of both Stegosaurus and Triceratops, which dates back about 200 million years, has been discovered in Venezuela,” Live Science reported—a bit odd, since the “relatives” mentioned walked on four legs and were large. All three, however were “ornithischian” or “bird-hipped” types. “The find suggests that dinosaurs advanced quickly across the globe after a mass extinction claimed at least half of all species on Earth, researchers say.” Found in a rock in the Andes mountains, it shows they “were able to dwell in regions previously thought too inhospitable for dinosaurs to survive.” At least four specimens were found together, suggesting, once again, that the group roamed in herds. Teeth of a meat-eater were found nearby. The researchers couldn’t decide if the region was swampy or semi-arid. Here’s a compromise: “The climate would have been hot, but the amount of water would have varied through time.” That covers the bases.Dinosaur roast: Want to try some dinosaur steak? Try the cheap imitation: “roast dino” and “dodo nuggets.” PhysOrg tells why Dutch scientists gave these whimsical names to some artificial meats they concocted. For instance, their “Roast Raptor” recipe “uses chicken tissue to grow meat around ‘dinosaur bones’ printed in a 3-D printer to create anatomically accurate models of dinosaur parts.” It would be interesting to calculate how many people could be fed with one Ultrasaurus.So many dinosaurs; how did the world contain them all? Actually, given all the dinosaur types roaming around in large numbers, there still would have been plenty of room. Earth is a big place. From what we see in fossils, the earth today is impoverished in the variety and size of many creatures who lived here. Creationists rejoice in each new discovery; they open views to the antediluvian world. These stories show that there’s still a lot to discover out there. We agree the creatuers perished in storms in rocks laid down by water all over the earth. We just don’t need the millions of years and the storytelling. Just the facts, please, on this fossil-hunting dragnet. (Visited 17 times, 1 visits today)FacebookTwitterPinterestSave分享0
9 May 2006South African President Thabo Mbeki has described the adoption of the country’s constitution 10 years ago as a destination arrived at after traversing a long road stained with the blood of many South Africans, both black and white.“It was a long road that would have seemed forbidding to the faint hearted, and appeared to the pessimists to have no possible end, except the constant repetition of a mirage that presented itself as the final destination,” he said.He was addressing a joint sitting of Parliament as South Africa celebrated the 10th anniversary of the adoption of its Constitution on Monday.“The milestone we celebrate today should also serve to reinvigorate the transformation of the unity and solidarity we built during the course of our struggle for freedom, into a durable partnership for reconstruction and development, and the building of a non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous South Africa.”Mbeki said the “desperate resistance of the forces of white minority rule” only managed to strengthen the resolve of the masses.“It only served to steel their determination to persevere until victory was achieved.”From political freedom to prosperityThe President said that through Asgi-SA and other programmes, the government and its social partners will intensify efforts “to ensure that our political freedom also translates into a growing economy that improves the standard of living and the quality of life especially of the poor in our society”.“Indeed, the national effort to translate our Constitutional prescriptions into tangible and palpable reality has meant that between 1994 and 2004, the real incomes of the poorest 20% of our population increased by 30%,” Mbeki said.“We have therefore made bold to assert that we will achieve the Millennium Development Goals well within the time frames set by the United Nations.“The complex of the achievements we have mentioned, and the base we have created to accelerate our progress towards the realisation of the goal of a better life for all, in all its elements, define the Age of Hope into which our country has entered,” said the President.Heroes and anniversariesPresident Mbeki hailed the 1906 Bambatha uprising, the 1946 mineworkers’ strike, and the women’s anti-pass demonstrations of 1956 as part of the “sustained effort that finally made it possible for us to attain our freedom and for the Constitution we celebrate today to come into being”.“They refused that they should abandon the war for liberation, simply because they had lost a battle,” he said.He said the sacrifices made by the South Africa’s resistance heroes the country’s people an unflinching determination to uphold, respect, protect and promote the Constitution born of those sacrifices.“By so doing, we would also uphold, respect, protect and promote the values and principles of those whom we honour as our heroes and heroines,” he said.He reiterated former President Nelson Mandela’s assertion that the Constitution should be used as a tool to redress the centuries of “unspeakable deprivations” by striving to eliminate poverty, illiteracy and homelessness.“The Constitution enjoins us to change virtually everything we inherited, including our economy, which must grow with perhaps unprecedented vigour, producing wealth that must be shared by all South Africans.”But the President cautioned that the Constitution could only ensure a humane society if South Africans assumed the responsibility of becoming its principal defenders.This, he said, required citizens to promote their unity in diversity, “jealously” safeguarding the rights of all while entrenching the rule of law and respecting state institutions.”Reconciliation in the Age of Hope“That seminal moment of the adoption of our Constitution reminded us that the strength in unity, that South Africans, black and white, are capable of overcoming their differences and working together for a society whose development, success and prosperity would be brought about by a united national effort inspired by a new patriotism,” Mbeki said.He added that South Africa should not forget another 10th anniversary, that of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, which began its hearings in April 1996.He said that the task of national reconciliation was not yet complete, nor was the business of implementing all of the TRC’s recommendations.“We continue to face the challenge to achieve the balanced and mutually reinforcing outcome mentioned in the TRC Act, of ‘reconciliation between the people of South Africa and the reconstruction of society’.“This celebration today, of a truly historic achievement, must communicate the message that the heroic people of our country, both black and white, have indeed entered into their Age of Hope,” Mbeki said.Source: BuaNews Want to use this article in your publication or on your website?See: Using SAinfo material
7 May 2009Education, healthcare, rural development, the fight against crime, and creating decent jobs will be the priorities of South Africa’s new government, says President-elect Jacob Zuma, who aims to have his new Cabinet in office in a matter of days so “we can get down to business”.Delivering his acceptance speech after being elected as President of the Republic by an outright majority in Parliament in Cape Town on Wednesday, Zuma said the focus would be on effective implementation.“We are determined to leave an indelible mark in these five areas.”However, the government’s immediate priority would be to respond decisively to the challenges posed by the global economic downturn. “We must move quickly to implement the framework agreed by government, business and labour to protect jobs and boost the economy,” he said.Zuma will be inaugurated as President at the Union Buildings in Pretoria on Saturday, and is expected to announce his new Cabinet on Sunday. He said he intended to have the Cabinet assume office by Monday.While not divulging who his ministers and deputy ministers would be, Zuma said he had gained from the wisdom of five top African National Congress (ANC) officials who he had consulted on the matter. “I should be able to produce a team that will work very hard, and with necessary speed,” Zuma said.“We mean business when we talk about faster change.”Zuma told Parliament that the country’s new government under his leadership would be “more hands-on, more accessible”, and do its best to deliver on its commitments.“As the Executive we will do our best to be more hands-on, more accessible and to deliver on our commitments.”Zuma said that over the next five years, South Africans would be able to depend on their public representatives to serve them with dignity and respect and to maintain the decorum of Parliament, which is the face of democracy.He said his administration would work with the country’s opposition parties on issues that are of national interest.He thanked the outgoing Cabinet and outgoing President Kgalema Motlanthe for their good service. Motlanthe’s tenure will end with Zuma’s inauguration on Saturday.Source: BuaNews
During its weekend debut Jakhalsdans was the best-performing title at 17 of the 35 cinemas to screen it. (Image: Jakhalsdans ) MEDIA CONTACTS Jana Erasmus Indigenous Film Distribution +27 11 719 4080 email@example.com RELATED ARTICLES • New film tackles race with humour • US project puts African film first • Top honours for SA movie • Rebate boost for SA filmBongani NkosiJakhalsdans, a new South African film, has become an almost instant box office hit, setting new standards for the Afrikaans-language movies.The feature film, which opened in South African cinemas on 23 April, earned R600 000 (US$80 123) in its opening weekend, making it the most popular Afrikaans motion picture since the release of Lipstiek Dipstiek in November 1994.“We are thrilled to see that South Africans are enjoying our film,” producer Anton Ernst said in a statement. “Saturday’s box office was practically double what we took on Friday, which is the first positive sign of consumer uptake for a film.”According to the newly established company Indigenous Film Distribution, Jakhalsdans made 7% more sales after its release than Bakgat – an Afrikaans teen comedy brought out in 2008.It had 34% more attendances than the 1998 film Paljas; 74% more than the 2007 hit comedy Poena is Koning; and 59% more than Die Storie van Klara Viljee, a drama released in 1988.Jakhalsdans is the 18th full-length Afrikaans feature film to make it to the big screen in South Africa between 1980 and 2010, said Indigenous Film Distribution.During its weekend debut Jakhalsdans was the best-performing title at 17 of the 35 cinemas to screen it, including the notable NuMetro North Park, Ster Kinekor Cape Gate, Ster Kinekor Brooklyn Nouveau and Ster Kinekor Kolonnade.It’s currently up against international hits such as Bounty Hunter, a romantic comedy starring Jennifer Aniston, and Tooth Fairy, also a comedy, featuring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Ashley Judd.“The film is performing countrywide from Klerksdorp, to Worcester … and Johannesburg, which is very encouraging,” said Helen Kuun, CEO of Indigenous Film Distribution.“This level of opening weekend takings makes it the best performing local feature film released this year,” she said.Filmed in scenic LoxtonJakhalsdans was shot and set in Loxton, a tranquil town in the Northern Cape province’s Karoo region. It’s a story about teacher Mara Malan, played by Elizma Theron, who’s hell-bent on saving the local school, which her five-year-old daughter attends. Through various means Malan manages to raise R500 000 ($66 749).“I’ve always had a great love for the remote, brooding landscapes of the Karoo,” said film director Darrel Roodt.Theron, a popular local singer, joins fellow muso Theuns Jordaan in a lead role, while top South African model Christina Storm and accomplished actor Neil Sandilands complement the stellar line-up.Roodt is no stranger to success either: his previous title, Yesterday, was nominated for a 2005 Academy Award in the best foreign language film category. It starred Leleti Khumalo of the 1992 hit film Sarafina!” [Jakhalsdans] provided a wonderful opportunity for me to work with stars like Theuns Jordaan and Elizma Theron, and to create a love story that is quintessentially South African,” he said.“It’s something completely different from the comedies which have dominated the Afrikaans language local film industry over the past few years and it’s encouraging to see that audiences are responding to it.”