Sterling replaces Bony? Yaya back? Manchester City XI v Dynamo Kiev predicted

first_img 10. Sergio Aguero (striker) 15. Jesus Navas (right wing) Manchester City host Dynamo Kiev in the second-leg of their Champions League last 16 clash on Tuesday night, kick off 19:45 GMT.The Citizens sealed a 3-1 victory in the first-leg, but despite scoring three away goals, their inconsistency suggests that a shock result cannot yet be ruled out. Could Wilfriend Bony drop to the bench after an ineffective display in the goalless Premier League draw to Norwich City at the weekend? Will Yaya Toure return to the starting line up having missed out on the trip with a heel injury?Take a look at talkSPORT’s predicted Ctiy line up v Kiev by clicking the arrow above. 11 4. Vincent Kompany (centre back) 11 7. Raheem Sterling (left wing) 11 11 11 11 5. Pablo Zabaleta (right back) 11 21. David Silva (attacking midfield) 11. Aleksandar Kolarov (left back) 30. Nicolas Otamendi (centre back) 11 11 11 25. Fernandinho (centre midfield) 1. Joe Hart (goalkeeper) – see the full line up, in squad number order, by clicking the arrow above 11 42. Yaya Toure (centre midfield)last_img read more

Courts to protect South Africa’s water

first_imgThe Department of Water Affairs will belaunching courts that will address watercrimes that threaten the security of supplyto lawful water users(Image: Graeme Williams, Formore free photos, visit the image library)MEDIA CONTACTS• Sputnik RatauDepartment of Water Affairs+27 12 336 8733Nosimilo RamelaSouth African Water Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica announced on 11 August 2010 that environmental courts will be set up to address crimes that threaten the quality and supply of water.Sonjica, speaking at the Agri SA water conference in Johannesburg, said her department was concerned about the impact of deteriorating water quality in South Africa, as it’s among the most water-scarce countries in the world.She said the new courts would help deal with all water-related crimes, but that role-players in the agricultural industry should also come up with ways to protect the country’s water supplies. She named agricultural practices, mining and urban development as the main contributors to water pollution.“It’s a serious matter for us and you will soon be invited to the launch of the first courts because we want to strengthen our regulatory bodies in this regard. I understand that water pollution is one of the areas of great concern for the agricultural sector today,” she said at the conference.The Department of Water Affairs (DWA) will be working closely with the South African Police Service and the directorate of public prosecutions to address water crimes that threaten the security of supply to lawful water users, the minister said.She added that unauthorised or illegal water abstraction was also a problem, and the department was strengthening its enforcement capacity to deal with such offenders.She said 14 water-management inspectors had been recruited and trained, and that the capacity of the compliance, monitoring and enforcement directorate had grown significantly.“We will intensify this aspect of our work to ensure that we bring all offenders to book.”Incentive schemesTurning to the issue of municipal waste-water, Sonjica spoke about the Green Drop Certification Programme, which encourages municipalities to comply with drinking-water and waste-water legislation put forward by the DWA.Being awarded Green Drop status implies excellent waste-water management and a respect for the environment and the health of the community.“Currently we have more than 50 qualified assessors conducting consultative audits on the management of the waste-water treatment works to guide local authorities in the direction of excellence,” the minister said.According to the Green Drop Report (PDF, 1.22 MB), released in 2009, 203 of the 449 waste-water systems assessed scored better than 50% when measured against the set criteria for quality and management, while about 7.4% of all waste-water systems were classified as excellently managed.Sonjica said the department was well on its way in meeting the 2010 target of assessing all the municipal waste-water treatment works in the country.She added that the design competency of some of the waste-water systems was stretched to capacity due to population and economic growth, which compromised the quality and management of the waste-water systems.“Shortcomings in the local government funding model as well as the skills deficit in the labour market exacerbate the problem even further.”In closing, Sonjica urged the farmers attending the conference to work with the department to fight illegal water abstraction.“Without effective regulation, your water may dry up or the quality may deteriorate significantly,” she said.last_img read more

Hxhome Women’s Ladies Curly Full Wigs For Cosplay and Daily Use – Perfect for fancy dress!

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Double duty for water polo stars: Canete, Anota fielded in open water swim

first_imgGilas Pilipinas motivated amid pressure to deliver SEA Games gold LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Photo from Kuala Lumpur SEA Games Website.KUALA LUMPUR—The country’s bets in the men’s open water swimming happen to be water polo players, too.Teodoro Roy Canete and Mico Anota will comprise the men’s team to the 10-kilometer competition to be held Friday morning at Water Sports Complex in Presint 6, Putrajaya.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Man sworn in as lawyer by judge who sentenced him to prison as a teen 20 years ago Read Next Swimming in Philippine women’s side in the competition to be held in the famed river are Melissa Gray Courtney and Erica Kristy Lukang.Canete and Anota are top scorers for the water polo team which will have a break from competition.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Flags of SEA Games countries raised at Athletes Village MOST READ UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension View commentslast_img read more

CWG scam: PMO examining Shunglu reports on Games venues, organisation

first_imgTwo reports of the high-level Shunglu Committee on alleged irregularities in Commonwealth Games projects and conduct of the mega sporting event are being examined by the Prime Minister’s Office for appropriate follow up action.Officials said that the two reports received by the PMO on March 28 and 29 respectively are “under examination”.So far, the Shunglu Committee has submitted six reports on CWG to the Government.The 361-page report on Games venues has found a loss of over Rs 1,600 crore in construction and renovation of venues for the Games by different government agencies.It has blamed senior officials of civic and construction government agencies like Central Public Works Department (CPWD), Delhi Development Authority (DDA), Public Works Department (PWD), New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) and RITES among others for inordinate delays, inflated prices and rigged tender process.The Committee found Rs 800 crore as cost of delay in completing construction of all the games and training venues across the national capital and said that financial oversight by different agencies resulted in undue gain of over Rs 250 crore to contractors.It said that there was an estimated Rs 574 crore of “wasteful expenditure” on certain types of assets. “It appears as if to economise was criminal and to splurge was civil,” the Committee had said in its report.In its 103 pages sixth report on “organisation and conduct of CWG 2010”, the Committee found managerial lapses and blamed sacked Chairman of Organising Committee Suresh Kalmadi, lodged in Tihar jail in connection with alleged CWG graft, for setting up a “sham” committee with much lesser accountability and transparency.advertisementPrime Minister Manmohan Singh had on October 25 last year appointed the high level committee under the chairmanship of former Comptroller and Auditor General V K Shunglu to investigate and report all irregularities in executing various projects by several government agencies during the Games held here between October 3-14 last year.The Committee has submitted a total of six reports to the PMO. The first findings on Host Broadcasting was given to the PMO on January 29, second on Commonwealth Games Village (March 7), third on city infrastructure was submitted on March 18 and fifth on Organising Committee was given on March 28, pointing out alleged wrong doings.- With PTI inputslast_img read more


first_imgShe’s sitting on the plane…it’s just five hours until the first manager’s meeting of the 2004 National Touch League begins. It’s just five hours until team registration sheets, selection availability sheets and statutory declaration forms begin to pile up on the desk in front of her. It’s just five hours until the questions begin, the excuses for missing forms begin, the unsigned sheets and the general chaos hits home….no need to continue. The thought is just way too daunting. It’s just five hours until…wait, what’s the air hostess doing to her? Man, it’s hot tea, spilled all down the front of her nice clean skirt. And so it begins… It’s the 2004 NTL’s and National Director of Selectors Cathy Gray is looking forward to 10 days of full time selection for National teams and squads. There’s selection for the Youth World Cup 20 years squads, the Australian Talent Identification Program (TIP), National Training Squads (NTS) and Australian Seniors teams. Everyone sees and knows the final outcome of the work that Cathy and her team of 22 other selectors and TI panel here, will do throughout the tournament. What no one really understands is exactly what these incredibly dedicated people will do to reach that final outcome. The selectors, along with tournament officials, will be the first at the fields every day. They will also be the last to leave. And when they get home, they might cook themselves some dinner and sit down with a cup of coffee or a glass of wine, but their folders will come back out and they’ll get back to work. Over the next 10 days these selectors will together watch around 500 games of touch, see around 1600 different players, fill out around 1000 assessment forms, lose around 100 pens, drink at least 2000 cups of coffee, get itchy legs from sitting on the grass, get sunburnt or drenched by rain (possibly both) and just sick of answering the same questions again and again and again. But they love it. And they wouldn’t be here if they didn’t. Just like players wouldn’t play, coaches wouldn’t coach and referees wouldn’t ref. Cathy Gray has been selecting for touch football since 1991, around 13 years now. She describes her journey to the position of National Director as sort of accidental. “I just sort of fell into selecting, they needed someone one day and I was there”, she says. “I ended up on the NSW selection panel, was invited to apply for the ATA selection panel, applied for the position of National Director and then I ended up here.” “The team of selectors we have are very positive and we have great working relationships with each other and the national coaches. There is a lot of trust on both sides.” It’s important for everyone to realise that for these selectors, this isn’t their only job. “We all have other jobs too, just like the players and coaches. Between touch selection and my teaching job I haven’t had a day at home in six weeks”, says Cathy. “The day after NTL’s finish I will be on a 6:30am flight home, I’ll be back just in time to teach my classes at Cheltenham Girls High school.” Despite the crazily hectic lifestyle that being a selector seems to throw at these guys, Cathy admits to absolutely loving what they get to do. “We love to do this, there’s a lot of great personalities in our group and in touch football in general and we enjoy each other’s company”, says Cathy. “To be honest, we just absolutely enjoy it. It’s a lot of work, but very rewarding. Seeing the way the Australian teams performed and what they achieved at the last World Cup makes all the hard work worthwhile. It was just such an honour to be there and be a part of everything.” So when you’re thinking about your NTL players this week or wondering how they’re doing, send up a quick prayer for our selectors who are working away behind the scenes. They deserve it. Rachel Moylelast_img read more

2019 NRL Touch Premiership Draw

first_imgThe 2019 NRL Touch Premiership draw had to be revised slightly (Brisbane Broncos homegames were changed to suit Suncorp Stadium requirements). This is the up-to-date draw.To buy tickets to these NRL Touch Premiership men’s and women’s matches and their subsequent NRL fixtures, go to tickets.nrl.com26 gamedays16 teams8 clubs12 stadiums9 cities5 months2 nationsStarting 6th April 2019!last_img

Video: Watch Arizona’s Football Players Do Their First Haka War Dance Of The 2015 Season

first_imgArizona players watch as teammates perform their first Haka dance of the season.Arizona Haka DancePregame routines don’t get much more intimidating than Arizona’s “Haka” dance. The dance, a traditional Maori war dance from New Zealand, has become a tradition for the Wildcats. Arizona’s football players have performed the first Haka of the season. It’s pretty awesome. First Haka of the Year #HardEdgeCamp #BearDown— Matt Dudek (@AZ_Matty_D) August 23, 2015That’ll get you fired up. Arizona opens its 2015 season Sept. 3 against UTSA.last_img

Anonymous donor gives hundreds of indigenous works to BC museum

first_imgThe museum says in a news release that the donor was first inspired to start collecting after seeing totem poles in Vancouver’s Stanley Park in the 1970s. Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Twitter The Museum of Anthropology’s director, Anthony Shelton, says the artwork has been on a remarkable journey after originally being created in the northwest coast and is now back home in B.C. where it can be shared.By The Canadian Press Advertisement At more than 200 pieces, the museum says it’s believed to be the largest collection of northwest coast First Nations art to return to B.C. in decades. The donation includes rare historical works, carvings, jewelry, basketry and textiles by West Coast artists like Bill Reid, Charles Edenshaw and Isabel Rorick. Advertisement The art will be housed in a new Gallery of Northwest Coast masterworks, funded with a $3-million donation from Montreal charity the Doggone Foundation and a $500,000 grant from the federal government. Login/Register With: Facebook VANCOUVER — An extensive collection of indigenous art valued at about $7 million is being given to the Museum of Anthropology at the University of British Columbia by an anonymous donor.last_img read more

Arrests made following attempted ATM thefts

first_imgA short time later the truck was located in Taylor, B.C.The suspects were seen fleeing on foot from the vehicle and arrested. Police Dog Services assisted in locating the passenger hiding in the grass, near the truck.Constable Chad Neustaeter, of the Fort St. John RCMP, says he was glad that nobody was injured during this incident.Douglas Goodings is facing charges of break and enter, flight from police, assaulting a Peace Officer with a weapon, and two counts of failure to comply with recognizance.  The male passenger was arrested on an outstanding warrant.Goodings is also facing additional charges for another attempted ATM theft which occurred on April 19 at a gas station at the west side of Fort St. John.Goodings remains in custody to attend court at a later date. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – On Sunday, April 20, before 5:00 a.m., Fort St. John RCMP received a report of a suspicious pickup truck with a tow rope hanging over the tailgate leaving a gas station on 96A Street.Police attended the scene and observed a smashed window and a broken ATM that was ripped from the wall.Officers made patrols and located the vehicle which then collided with a police vehicle in an effort to flee. The investigation is continuing and additional charges may follow.last_img read more