Tomori: England call-up, a dream come true

first_imgRelatedPosts Lampard: I still have confidence in Tomori Rennes want Fikayo Tomori, £25m for Mendy Lampard: Tomori won’t leave Chelsea Fikayo Tomori admits his England call-up was “a dream” after a whirlwind 12 months for the Chelsea defender.The 21-year-old, who was born in Canada and represented them at under-20 level, spent last season on loan at Sky Bet Championship side Derby, but has established himself in Frank Lampard’s team this term.That has earned him a call-up to Gareth Southgate’s England squad for the Euro 2020 qualification double-header against the Czech Republic and Bulgaria.Tomori, who was picked along with in-form Blues team-mate Tammy Abraham, told a press conference: “I’ve taken everything as it has come.“This happened quite fast and quickly, but it’s been a good 12 months. I’ve been working hard, listening to people, trying to improve myself and it’s going well.“It’s a bit cliched but it is a dream (to be called up). Growing up in England and seeing the players playing at Wembley, it was such a good feeling.“It’s indescribable. I tried to take it in as much as possible, but it was a very proud moment.” Tags: Fikayo Tomorilast_img read more

Other Sports MC Mary Kom remained undefeated on her return to 51kg category

first_img For all the Latest Sports News News, Other Sports News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. MC Mary Kom remained undefeated on her return to the 51kg category.The 48kg category is not part of the Olympic roster.Mary Kom 2012 Olympic bronze medal came in the 51kg division. The 36-year-old Manipuri credited her coach Chhote Lal Yadav, who is also an assistant coach in the national camp, for the success she has enjoyed.”He keeps me on my toes and his inputs are valuable to my training,” she said.The mother-of-three enjoyed a stellar 2018, winning gold medals at the Commonwealth Games, the India Open, the world championships and a tournament in Poland.  highlights New Delhi: Six-time world champion M C Mary Kom remained undefeated on her return to the 51kg category, winning all her three bouts during a training trip to Berlin, Germany. Mary Kom, who claimed her sixth world title in November last year is making a transition from the 48kg category to 51kg in pursuit of a second Olympic medal. The 48kg category is not part of the Olympic roster. Her 2012 Olympic bronze medal came in the 51kg division.In Berlin, Mary Kom defeated Ukraine’s Daria Sierhieieva Germany’s Ursula Gottlob and Norway’s Veronica Losvik for a confident start to the season. All her victories were unanimous 5-0 triumphs. She would be returning to the country on Saturday morning.”It is never as easy as the score-line suggests. But I am feeling good about my body and also very confident about my abilities. Let’s see how it goes from here,” Mary Kom told PTI from Berlin.last_img read more

Missouri St. looks for road win vs Indiana St.

first_img February 14, 2020 .CLUTCH COOK: Keandre Cook has connected on 42.4 percent of the 132 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 9 for 16 over his last three games. He’s also converted 81.6 percent of his free throws this season.STEALING VICTORIES: Indiana State is 5-0 when it records eight or more steals and 9-10 when it falls shy of that mark. Missouri State is 8-0 when it tallies at least eight steals and and 4-14 this year, otherwise.TWO STREAKS: Missouri State has dropped its last three road games, scoring 67 points and allowing 78 points during those contests. Indiana State has won its last 10 home games, scoring an average of 68.1 points while giving up 54.9.DID YOU KNOW: Indiana State has committed a turnover on just 18.1 percent of its possessions this season, which is the lowest percentage among all MVC teams. The Sycamores have turned the ball over only 11.9 times per game this season.___ Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditMissouri State (12-14, 6-7) vs. Indiana State (14-10, 7-6)Hulman Center, Terre Haute, Indiana; Sunday, 4 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Missouri State looks for its third straight win over Indiana State at Hulman Center. Indiana State’s last win at home against the Bears came on Jan. 27, 2016.center_img Missouri St. looks for road win vs Indiana St. For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

Six Nations 2019: Wales captain Alun Wyn Jones crowned Player of the Championship

first_imgThe fans have spoken…Captain @AlunWynJones has been crowned the 2019 #GuinnessSixNations Player of the Championship. Mae’r seren o Abertawe wedi disgleirio dros Gymru ers ennill ei gap gyntaf yn yr Ariannin yn 2006.Full story  https://t.co/Yqv8HmGb6J pic.twitter.com/PSdQd3BTjb— Welsh Rugby Union  (@WelshRugbyUnion) March 22, 2019″I’m very flattered to be named the Guinness Six Nations Player of the Championship,” he told the tournament’s official website. “For me as the captain, it’s a validation of what we’ve done as a squad throughout the campaign.”To be up there as a nominee with three other Welsh players and two outstanding players from England would have been more than enough and I’m very grateful to the people who have taken the time to vote.”Jones beat off competition from team-mates Hadleigh Parkes, Josh Adams and Liam Williams, with England duo Jonny May and Tom Curry also nominated. Alun Wyn Jones has been named the Six Nations Player of the Championship after guiding Wales to their first Grand Slam in seven years.After a comeback victory over France on the opening weekend, Wales defeated Italy before getting the better of England in round three. A monumental defensive display at Murrayfield saw them hold off Scotland and the Grand Slam was wrapped up in style with a 25-7 triumph over Ireland in Cardiff. Jones featured in all five wins, starting four and coming off the bench in Wales’ 26-15 success in Rome.The 33-year-old was one of six players to be nominated ahead of a public vote, and he becomes the fifth Welsh player to be awarded the accolade after Martyn Williams, Shane Williams, Dan Lydiate and Leigh Halfpenny.last_img read more

Frost seeding tips

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest The time of the year when frost seedings are most effectively done will be here before long. This seeding method can be used to renovate pastures, improve stands, or alter the species mix within a pasture. Producers should remember however, this is only a means to get the seed in good contact with the soil. If the area you intend to frost seed currently has poor grass/legume growth, the first thing you need to determine is “why the problem has occurred?” Adding more seed to soil that lacks proper nutrient levels, has a pH that is to low or high for the intended crop, or if the crop is not managed properly for the plant species desired (for example repeated close grazings), the soil is not going to grow more of the desired forage if you just broadcast more seed.When plants are severely grazed, or re-grazed before a sufficient rest period has elapsed, the plant takes energy that has been stored in the roots as carbohydrates to support new leaf growth. As carbohydrates are removed from the roots, the root dies, separates from the plant and eventually decomposes. This process continues until enough green leaf surface once again develops to catch sufficient amounts of solar energy that support additional leaf growth and reestablish lost roots. Depending on the severity of root loss, slow re-growth may be noticed for a considerable amount of time.Areas chosen for frost seeding should not have large amounts of undecomposed plant material remaining in the field. If it does, put animals in those areas now to graze the area closely before seeding. Removing this plant material will make openings above the soil allowing seeds to fall to the ground. Frost seeding works best with legume seeds typically, because it is easier for smaller seeds to drop to the soil surface than it is for the larger, but lighter grass seeds. Making a muddy mess of an area is not the goal, but if weather conditions are going to cause livestock to trample an area, because you do not have a heavy use feed pad to put them onto, the sacrifice area may as well be where you plan to frost seed.Encouraging legume growth in pasture fields can minimize production costs by reducing the amount of nitrogen fertilization necessary for maximum forage growth. Stands that contain approximately 30% legumes generally need no additional nitrogen added. Legumes also improve the quality characteristics of a grass stand. Frost seeding offers several potential advantages when properly implemented. These may include: establishment of forage in undisturbed sod, reduced labor, energy and cash expense compared to conventional tillage methods, the ability to establish forages with minimal equipment investment, and little, if any, “non-grazing” period.last_img read more

Journeyman Watson finally gets chance to play in PBA

first_imgFrontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary ‘Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance PLAY LIST 01:30’Excited’ Terrence Romeo out to cherish first PBA finals appearance01:02Fajardo predicts there will be no sweep in PBA Finals01:33Leo Austria, SMB wary of ‘more experienced’ Hotshots ahead of PBA Finals rematch01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next His immediate impact is more impressive given that he only had three days to prepare for the duel against the league-leading Gin Kings.“I had like three days to prepare, but when you’re playing with guys like that, when you’re playing with June Mar (Fajardo), Alex (Cabagnot), (Chris) Ross, and those type of guys, they make it just really easy for me,” he said.Watson’s performance also backed up his credentials, much to the delight of coach Leo Austria.“He’s a big help and he’s a big factor for us. I’m happy for him that in only his first game, he played really well,” Austria said.Watson has had a pretty gaudy resume in his international career, leading his past teams to the championship and a runner-up finish with Hapoel Kfar Saba/ Kohav Yair in the Israeli National League last season.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president PBA IMAGESTerrence Watson is just grateful for the chance to finally suit up in the PBA after four years of courtship.“I’ve been studying and wanting to play in this league for the past four years, and every team I think kind of passed up on me,” Watson said.ADVERTISEMENT A veteran of the international leagues with stints in Iceland, Finland, and Israel, Watson finally got the shot to play in the PBA when San Miguel tapped him as its third import for the season-ending 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup.“They finally gave me a shot, so I’m just studying and I know they’re going for a Grand Slam. I’m just happy they brought me here to be a part of it,” said Watson, who replaced the underwhelming Terik Bridgeman.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 shutoutAnd Watson made sure that the Beermen made the right decision in giving him the call.The 6-foot-5 bruiser impressed in his debut, tallying 28 points, 17 rebounds, four assists, two blocks, and a steal in San Miguel’s 107-103 victory over Ginebra on Sunday. MOST READ Kia coach Gavina praises players for ‘amazing effort’ in loss to Alaska Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City View comments E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  But he knows that when you’re tasked to backstop a team with the caliber of San Miguel, playing well isn’t good enough.“I’ve been playing basketball professionally for eight years now, so having that pressure is tend to happen,” Watson said.“There are a lot of guys who get cut if you don’t win; there’s always pressure no matter what team you go to. There’s pressure for guys in last place – they don’t want to finish in last place. The guys in the middle want to be up top, so there’s pressure for everybody. But I just have the pressure of wanting to win a championship and I think it’s good pressure to have.” BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMClast_img read more

Lady Maroons score repeat

first_imgGoogle Philippines names new country director Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants Which team will show up at winning time? She just scored two straight points when she was taken out of the court on a stretcher, grimacing in pain. The 19-year-old finished with 19 points.Tots Carlos scored 13 points, while Isa Molde added 11 for UP.After cruising to a first set win, UP rallied from a 14-9 deficit in the second frame to win.That proved too much for La Salle, which never got its bearings from then on.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Wintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving University of the Philippines may have proven several points Sunday night.But the most significant of them was that, finally, somebody figured out a way to break La Salle’s armour of invincibility in the UAAP women’s volleyball competitions.ADVERTISEMENT The Lady Maroons were one unstoppable force in shutting out the three-time defending champions, scoring a 25-16, 26-24, 25-19 shellacking before a  sell-out crowd at Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo City.The win created a gridlock in second spot among four teams underneath runaway leader Ateneo.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logisticsIt also proved a few other points.One is that UP’s five-set win over La Salle in the first round—the Lady Spikers first taste of defeat this year—was not by sheer luck. Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon eventcenter_img Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss It also consolidated UP’s spot among the title contenders this season, which unofficially began when it won back-to-back club championships last year.But most importantly, the Lady Maroons just figured out a way to dominate La Salle, which has won 11 titles over the span of 15 seasons.It helped that La Salle, which topped the league in scoring from the service line—2.6 aces per set average—sputtered with 17 service errors for a shocking 37 unforced errors all in all.Earlier, Far Eastern University weathered the loss of rookie Lycha Ebon to overcome Adamson, 30-32, 25-20, 23-25, 25-20, 15-13.The Lady Tamaraws’ prized rookie hurt her right knee after landing awkwardly for a spike early in the fifth set.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles LATEST STORIES MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

Delhi CET 2019 result released @ cetdelhi.nic.in, how to check

first_imgDelhi CET 2019 result: The Delhi Department of Training and Technical Education (DTTE) has declared the result for the Common Entrance Test (CET) on Saturday, June 22, 2019. Earlier, the Delhi CET 2019 results were scheduled to be released on June 21 around 10 pm. All the candidates who appeared for the CET 2019 can check their scores on the official website, the link for which is cetdelhi.nic.in.Delhi CET 2019 result: How to checkLog on to the official website: cetdelhi.nic.inOn the homepage, click on “CET – 2019 Result”Enter your CET Roll Number, Application number and Security pinClick on submitResults will be displayed on the screenDownload and take print out of the same for future referenceREAD:Yoga will now be a part of Nepal curriculumDelhi CET 2019: CounsellingCounselling process is expected to start from June 22 for the session which will commence from August 1, 2019.About Delhi CET 2019 exam:The DTTE plans to admit students to first semester/first year for the academic session 2019-20 for various full-time Diploma Programmes (Engineering and Non-Engineering) being offered at Institutes affiliated with the Board of Technical Education (BTE), Delhi, through the Common Entrance Test (CET- 2019).About DTTEDepartment of Training and Technical Education (DTTE) is making a significant contribution in this direction by imparting technical education and technological skills through various courses of study at different levels. Full time Diploma Courses in Engineering & Technology, Occupational and Vocational, Secretarial & Management based disciplines are being offered at different AICTE approved Government Institutes of Technology, Government-Aided institute, Border Security Force Polytechnic and Privately Managed Polytechnics, affiliated with the Board of Technical Education, Delhi.advertisementREAD: Delhi University guidelines for sports trails out, date and venue decided READ: Odisha govt to provide transport cost to school students as per their attendancelast_img read more

IOWA SUPREME COURT ORDERS NEW TRIAL FOR SIOUX CITY MAN

first_imgThe Iowa Supreme Court has ordered a new trial for a Sioux City man who had been sentenced to prison for a 2013 stabbing outside of a local bar.The high court ruled that 29 year old James Norman Harris received ineffective counsel at his 2015 trial where he was convicted of going armed with intent and willful injury.Harris was sentenced to a total of seven years in prison on the two charges.He was found guilty of stabbing Chance Niles several times in the neck and head outside of the Dive Bar in the 1500 block of Villa Avenue on September 26th of 2013.The two men had been playing pool and got into an argument which escalated into a fight outside of the bar.last_img read more

ATTENTION NATIONAL TRAINING SQUAD MEMBERS

first_imgIn preparation for the 2007 World Cup, successful letters were recently sent out to the 2006 Open National Training Squad (NTS) members. NTS members are required to return their acceptance form and pay their deposits by Monday May 1st.Any squad member who has not done this will be immediately replaced in the squad.The NTS squads will be announced on the TFA website on Tuesday May 2nd. If you are an NTS squad member and have any questions/problems regarding this please contact Maree Curran on (02) 6285 2703 or [email protected] immediately.For all Senior players who have been selected in a Senior Squad, please note that your deposits are due on Monday May 15th and the squads will be announced on the website in the week of May 22nd.last_img read more