First-ever 3 & 0 start for Lady Cougars

Posted On Sep 19 2020 by

first_imgLady Cougar Volleyball improved to 3 & 0 on the season with a four set win over Union County Wednesday evening at John Brown Gym. “The girls are so deserving of all the success they receive this season they have put a lot of work in during the off season, and it is exciting for me as coach to feel like everything we have been working on starting to pay off,” said CCHS Head Coach Renee Wormsley.  The coach tells WLAF that this is the first time the Lady Cougars have been undefeated three games into the season,Volleyball hosts Powell in a district meeting on Thursday at 6 pm at CCHS.  (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/22/2018-6AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF WARREN KITTS)Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more


worst WNBA nick

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first_imgsbsofa06 SportsLogos.Net 0 Sports Logos Sports Logo News ivan26278 0 Forums Home Recommended Posts 0 worst WNBA nick Members 32 posts I guess it’s pretty obvious that in WNBA the worst nick is SKY 0 Posted September 1, 2006 Share this post Sports Logos worst WNBA nick sbsofa06 Sports Logo News Go To Topic Listing Share this post Banned All Activitycenter_img This topic is now closed to further replies. By ivan26278, August 31, 2006 in Sports Logo News Posted August 31, 2006 0 0 Sign in to follow this   Link to post SportsLogos.Net Link to post worst WNBA nick 133 posts Only thing worse than the SKY nickname is that ridiculous logo which they paid nothing to do it.Hey, you get what you pay for. In this case nada… All Activity 0 Share on other sites ivan26278 Followers 0 Share on other sites Sign in to follow this   Forums Home Location:Buenos Aires,Argentina Followers 0 0last_img read more


I learned a great lesson; Nadal: It is important to…

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first_imgNovak Djokovic said he learned a “big lesson” afterwards his disqualification at the US Open a week ago. The world №1 was eliminated from the race after inadvertently shot a ball in the round of 16 match against Pablo Carenho Busta, which hit one of the referees in the throat. Now the Serbian is returning to the Masters in Rome and believes that he will have no problems being in the game again.“I work mentally and emotionally, as well as physically,” he told a news conference Monday. “I try to be the best version of myself on and off the court. I understand that there are such outbursts, but it’s part of the personality and the player I’ve always been. ““I will accept what happened as deeply as possible. This is a big lesson for me. I thought about him. I was thinking. I talked to my headquarters. It’s just one of those things that are accidents. I have to move forward, “Djokovic said.“When you hit the ball that way, there’s a chance you’ll hit someone on the court. The rules are clear, so I accepted them. I had to move on, and I did. Of course I haven’t forgotten him. I don’t think I will ever be able to, because it’s one of those things that stays in your memory for the rest of your life. But I don’t think I will have any major problems when I return to the tour and when I try to perform well, to hit the ball, “said the Serb.Meanwhile, Rafael Nadal was asked to comment on the situation with Djokovic at the US Open and said he regretted his big opponent. “He had the opportunity there,” said the Spaniard, assessing the chances of the world №1 to reach his 18th Grand Slam title. “But somehow you don’t have to do that. It’s important to have proper self-control on the court.last_img read more


Montague volleyball team keeps league record perfect with a victory over Norse

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Tokyo 2020 postponement “opportunity” to change Games timing for equestrian chief

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first_img First Published: 25th March, 2020 09:44 IST WATCH US LIVE LIVE TV The president of the International Federation for Equestrian Sports (FEI) said on Tuesday the postponement of the Tokyo Games is a chance for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to change the period of the year for the event. Earlier, the IOC postponed this summer’s Olympics due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic to “a date not later than summer 2021”. FEI chief Ingmar de Vos urged the organisers to “find a date where there will be less heat and less humidity.” An opportunity” to change Games timingNext summer, the Games could be jostling for space in an increasingly crowded sports schedule that includes the world championships in both athletics and swimming as well as the football European championships, also postponed from this summer. While World Athletics and swimming’s governing body, FINA, quickly indicated they could move their events, the FEI, which has long been worried about the heat in Tokyo, lobbied for the Olympics to rethink its dates. The Games had been scheduled for July 24-August 9, when temperatures in the Japanese capital can pass 30 celsius. Written By COMMENT Belgian Vos said the Olympics would have to be moved forward from it’s July-August slot to improve weather conditions for his sport. “I was contacted by the IOC this afternoon. One thing is clear, the Games should take place at the latest in summer 2021. The priority is the health of the athletes and also the whole population,” Vos said. De Vos was not the only one fretting about the Olympic dates, fellow Belgian Victor Campenaerts, the one-hour cycling record holder, welcomed the postponement on Tuesday, but made clear he wanted to race in the heat of summer. “There were rumours about the Olympics taking place in November or December,” Campenaerts said. “But I think it would be really strange to have summer Olympics in winter.”   center_img Press Trust Of India SUBSCRIBE TO US “We were ready, more than ready, we made all the scientific research to understand the impact of the heat and the humidity on our horses,” de Vos told AFP.”But why not, for the IOC to look at it again and choose dates which are better from a weather point of view. It’s maybe an opportunity.”We support the approach to make the most of the chance to find a date where there will be less heat and less humidity,” he added. Last Updated: 25th March, 2020 09:44 IST Tokyo 2020 Postponement “opportunity” To Change Games Timing For Equestrian Chief Earlier, the IOC postponed this summer’s Olympics due to the worldwide coronavirus pandemic to “a date not later than summer 2021” FOLLOW USlast_img read more


Seven leaders Trump will meet during his foreign trip

Posted On Aug 26 2020 by

first_imgAlex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump embarked on his first foreign trip on Friday, jetting off to five countries in Europe and the Middle East over the course of eight jam-packed days.Trump will shake hands with foreign dignitaries and religious leaders during the trip to “strengthen our old friendships, build new partnerships and unite the civilized world in a fight against terrorism,” he said.Here’s a look at whom he’ll be meeting.King Salman, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin SalmanTrump’s first stop is Saudi Arabia, a crucial ally to the U.S. in the fight against ISIS.The president will have coffee with King Salman, 81, who became Saudi Arabia’s leader in 2015 following the death of his brother King Abdullah.However, because of King Abdullah’s health issues, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef, the king’s nephew, and one of his sons, Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, have a heavier hand in governing Saudi Arabia.The crown prince serves as interior minister. Like many in the Saudi royal family, Prince Mohammed was educated in the United States, where he attended the Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. Prince Mohammed has survived several assassination attempts and kept a low profile.Second in line to the throne, Mohammed bin Salman has been compared to Trump’s adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner in terms of the power he has amassed. At 31, he serves as the country’s defense minister, traveling more frequently on behalf of his government.Prince Mohammed is considered the face of the war in Yemen, which is being fought by a Saudi Arabia-led coalition. For many, he also represents the political future of the kingdom. Notably, he works with a team of advisers and ministers on Vision 2030, which aims to prepare Saudis for life after oil.Prime Minister Benjamin NetanyahuOn Monday, Trump is scheduled to meet privately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who previously met with Trump at the White House in February. At a joint press conference at the time, the pair discussed the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and Netanyahu expressed confidence in the strength of the U.S.-Israeli relations under Trump.“Under your leadership, I’m confident that it will get even stronger,” he said to the president.Netanyahu served in the Israeli Defense Forces and as Israel’s ambassador to the U.N., and spent some time working in the U.S. when he was younger, after graduating from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Netanyahu was first elected prime minister in 1996, but lost his bid for re-election in 1999. He returned to office in 2009 and won a clear victory in 2015. He is currently serving his fourth term as prime minister, and upon the completion of his current term, would be Israel’s longest serving leader.President Mahmoud AbbasTrump is set to meet with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, 82, in Bethlehem, on Tuesday.Abbas was elected president of the Palestinian Authority in 2005. He is one of the founding members of the party Fatah, the group that eventually dominated the Palestine Liberation Organization.Abbas was born in what is now part of the Palestinian territories, but as refugees from the Arab-Israeli War of 1948, he and his family fled to Syria. Abbas studied law in Egypt and received his Ph.D. in Moscow.He is considered one of the architects of the Oslo Accords, the 1990s peace agreements reached between Israel and Palestine. But in 2015, Abbas declared that Palestine is no longer bound by the Oslo Accords and accused Israel of regularly violating the agreements.Pope FrancisOn Wednesday, Trump will have an audience with Pope Francis at the Vatican.Born in Argentina, Pope Francis was elected the Catholic leader in 2013 and has since shaken up the Catholic Church.The pontiff has advocated for a global effort to combat climate change — which Trump has called a “hoax.” In his encyclical, titled “Laudato Si,” Pope Francis argues climate change hits those living in poverty the hardest.In February 2016, Francis was asked whether a “good Catholic” can vote for Trump. The pope, who has spoken out about the plight of the refugee, replied that “a person who thinks only about building walls, wherever they may be, and not building bridges, is not Christian.” Trump said for a religious leader to question a person’s faith is “disgraceful.”In a recent interview aboard the papal plane, Francis said he doesn’t want to judge Trump before he’s met with him.“I look forward to speaking with the pope about how Christian teachings can help put the world on a path to justice, freedom and peace,” Trump said in his weekly address.President Emmanuel MacronOn May 25, Trump will have a working lunch with Emmanuel Macron, another leader whose views on immigration, refugees and globalization differ greatly from his own.Macron, 39, is the youngest president in France’s history, and will meet Trump for the first time less than two weeks into his own presidency. Macron defeated far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in a May 7 election, even after his campaign’s emails and documents were hacked and leaked online, a mere 36 hours before the nation voted.In his campaign, Macron pushed for greater involvement in the European Union and welcoming refugees to France.One thing Trump and Macron can find common ground on: prioritizing defeating ISIS.Trump is set to meet with Macron on the same day he heads to the EU headquarters in Brussels to meet with presidents from the EU and the European Council.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more


Chinese mall erects dog statue that looks like Trump

Posted On Aug 25 2020 by

first_imgYinming/VCG/Getty Images(BEIJING) — A giant dog statue that looks curiously like President Donald Trump has been placed outside a shopping mall in China, marking the upcoming “Year of the Dog” in the Chinese zodiac.Sitting in the center of Taiyuan, the capital of Shanxi province in northern China, the 22-foot statue has golden eyebrows and hair, some of which is flipped up in the front, as well as a red collar and an index finger pointed toward the sky. A smaller version has been installed inside the mall.While the statue has attracted attention on social media, a staff member at the mall told ABC News that it was not intended to look like Trump.Many Chinese media outlets, including the state-run Global Times, called the statue the “Trump Zodiac Dog.”The mall, Fashion Walk, posted on social media that the dog statue was nicknamed “Meng Chuang,” with “Meng” meaning “cute” and “Chuang” pronounced similarly to “Trump” without a “p.”Last year, the same mall featured a rooster statue that seemed to resemble Trump to mark the Year of the Rooster. It hasn’t been removed, according to posts on Chinese social media.The Year of the Dog starts on Feb. 16, 2018. Trump was born in 1946 — another Year of the Dog.According to a mall employee, an in-house mall designer came up with the idea of the dog statue. The designer did not reply to requests for comment from ABC News.Copyright © 2017, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.Powered by WPeMatico Relatedlast_img read more


Doctors hope for cure in a 2nd baby born with HIV

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first_imgA second baby born with the AIDS virus may have had her infection put into remission and possibly cured by very early treatment — in this instance, four hours after birth.Doctors revealed the case Wednesday at an AIDS conference in Boston. The girl was born in suburban Los Angeles last April, a month after researchers announced the first case from Mississippi. That was a medical first that led doctors worldwide to rethink how fast and hard to treat infants born with HIV, and the California doctors followed that example.In another AIDS-related development, scientists have modified genes in the blood cells of a dozen adults to help them resist HIV. The results give hope that this approach might one day free at least some people from needing medicines to keep HIV under control, a form of cure. That study was published in Thursday’s New England Journal of Medicine.The Mississippi baby is now 3 1/2 and seems HIV-free despite no treatment for about two years. The Los Angeles baby is still getting AIDS medicines, so the status of her infection is not as clear.A host of sophisticated tests at multiple times suggest the LA baby has completely cleared the virus, said Dr. Deborah Persaud, a Johns Hopkins University physician who led the testing. The baby’s signs are different from what doctors see in patients whose infections are merely suppressed by successful treatment, she said.“We don’t know if the baby is in remission … but it looks like that,” said Dr. Yvonne Bryson, an infectious disease specialist at Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA who consulted on the girl’s care.Doctors are cautious about suggesting she has been cured, “but that’s obviously our hope,” Bryson said.Most HIV-infected moms in the U.S. get AIDS medicines during pregnancy, which greatly cuts the chances they will pass the virus to their babies. The Mississippi baby’s mom received no prenatal care and her HIV was discovered during labor. Doctors started the baby on treatment 30 hours after birth, even before tests could determine whether she was infected.The LA baby was born at Miller Children’s Hospital Long Beach, and “we knew this mother from a previous pregnancy” and that she was not taking her HIV medicines, said Dr. Audra Deveikis, a pediatric infectious disease specialist at the hospital.The mom was given AIDS drugs during labor to try to prevent transmission of the virus, and Deveikis started the baby on them a few hours after birth. Tests later confirmed she had been infected, but does not appear to be now, nearly a year later.The baby is continuing treatment, is in foster care “and looking very healthy,” Bryson said.The Mississippi girl was treated until she was 18 months old, when doctors lost contact with her. Ten months later when she returned, they could find no sign of infection even though the mom had stopped giving her AIDS medicines.Bryson is one of the leaders of a federally funded study just getting underway to see if very early treatment can cure HIV infection. About 60 babies in the U.S. and other countries will get very aggressive treatment that will be discontinued if tests over a long time, possibly two years, suggest no active infection.“These kids obviously will be followed very, very closely” for signs of the virus, said Persaud, who described the LA case at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections.The study in adults was prompted by an AIDS patient who appears cured after getting a cell transplant seven years ago in Berlin from a donor with natural immunity to the virus. Only about 1 percent of people have two copies of the gene that gives this protection, and researchers have been seeking a more practical way to get similar results.HIV usually infects blood cells through a protein on their surface called CCR5. A California company, Sangamo BioSciences Inc., makes a treatment that can knock out a gene that makes CCR5.Dr. Carl June at the University of Pennsylvania tested it in 12 HIV patients who had their blood filtered to remove some of their cells. The treated cells were infused back into the patients.Four weeks later, half of the patients were temporarily taken off AIDS medicines to see the gene therapy’s effect. The virus returned in all but one of them; that patient turned out to have one copy of the protective gene.“We knew that the virus was going to come back in most of the patients,” but the hope is that the modified cells eventually will outnumber the rest and give the patient a way to control viral levels without medicines, said Dr. Pablo Tebas, one of the Penn researchers.The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases sponsored the work with Sangamo and Penn.“The ultimate goal is to create an immune system in the body that’s been edited genetically so the cells are not capable of being infected with HIV,” said director Dr. Anthony Fauci, “but we are a long way from there at this point.”Jay Johnson, 53, who works for Action AIDS, an advocacy and service organization in Philadelphia, had the treatment more than three years ago. Although the virus rebounded when he temporarily went off HIV medicines, tests show his modified blood cells are still multiplying.“Hopefully one day I’ll be able to say I’m HIV negative again,” he said.___Online:AIDS information: https://www.aidsinfo.nih.govand https://www3.niaid.nih.gov/topics/HIVAIDS/___Marilynn Marchione can be followed at https://twitter.com/MMarchioneAPlast_img read more


Real Madrid’s Luka Modric will miss up to six weeks with a ligament strain

Posted On Aug 6 2020 by

first_img While his colleagues were training on Sunday, Modric received the news confirming his injury.  Upd. at 17:11 Modric is expected to be out of action for between five and six weeks.  He picked up the injury battling for the ball with Malaga’s Recio.  The Welsh forward was taken off after five minutes against Malaga and will undergo tests on Monday. Modric had only just returned from a serious injury which he picked up in November while playing for Croatia against Italy.  Carlo Ancelotti’s worst nightmare became a reality when the results of the Croatian’s tests at the Hospital Sanitas La Moraleja were revealed.  CESTcenter_img Madrid now have to take on the final phase of the season without one of their most important players.  19/04/2015 He did not play for four months, until he returned against Schalke in the Champions League in March.  Juan Manuel Diaz Los Blancos are also waiting to see how serious Gareth Bale’s injury is. Real Madrid have confirmed that Luka Modric suffered ligament damage in his right knee in Saturday’s win over Malaga. last_img read more


Carvajal defends Iniesta from criticism he’s faced at World Cup

Posted On Aug 6 2020 by

first_img Carvajal: “Iniesta es nuestra estrella y comandante” CEST @jordigil Carvajal was asked about Schuster’s comments on Fernando Hierro not being up to the task of leading Spain at the World Cup. He, like his teammates, backed the current coach: “Hierro is more than capable of being our coach. I disagree with what Schuster said. Hierro is a great coach and we’ll fight to the death for him.” “With Iniesta, there are too many things to say about him. He’s our star, our commander,” the right back told the media. He also had words of praise for Isco, calling him one of the team’s “leaders” when the opposition are tough to break down. “He looks to shoot, to pass. He’s having an incredible World Cup and I hope he continues to play as well going forward.” IN SPORT.ES On a personal level, Carvajal acknowledges he was very close to losing his place at the World Cup after picking up an injury in the Champions League final. “Every ten minutes, before I play or train, I remember that final in Kiev. I remember that I’m here and I’m more determined than ever. When you see yourself out of the group and now you’re back with your teammates, you feel so fortunate.”center_img Jordi Gil Upd. at 15:25 28/06/2018 There has also been criticism directed at other players such as David Silva but Carvajal’s response was the same. “To everyone who is singled out or questions our football, players such as Silva, the same as Iniesta and Isco, are the ones who make the difference.” Dani Carvajal, Spain’s right back, has lauded the role of Andres Iniesta in Spain’s camp. The former Barcelona captain has been criticised by sections of the media in Madrid but now one of the players for his great rival, Real Madrid, has come out in defence of Iniesta.last_img read more