Games Centre opens to welcome World Masters Games participants

first_img“Every Games participant’s journey begins at the Games Centre, which will process the  accreditations of the more than 28,000 competitors and more than 3,000 friends and family who’ve travelled with their loved ones,” Ms Osmond said.“With 17 of the 28 Games sports competitions starting on Saturday, including the football – the biggest World Masters Games competition – the Games Centre will be buzzing with people as they pick up everything they need in order to compete in the largest event of its kind.“The Games are bringing Sydney Olympic Park and its fabulous facilities alive in a way that we’ve not seen since the Sydney Olympics in 2000.” The Games Centre is open from today until Sunday 18 October, with extended operational hours tomorrow (0900-2100), Friday (0900-2300) and Saturday (0800-2200) to service the influx of local, national and international competitors.Also inside the Games Centre in The Dome at Sydney Showground is the Games Health and Lifestyle Expo, which is free to enter and accessible by both Games registrants and members of the public from today until Sunday afternoon.“For the first time in Games history, Sydney organisers have incorporated a Games Health and Lifestyle Expo in the event, bringing together the sports community to promote fitness and wellbeing to people of all ages,” Ms Osmond said. “The motto of the Games is fit, fun and forever young so the Games Health and Lifestyle Expo is a natural addition to an event that’s largely about promoting the health benefits of mature-age exercise and instilling a sport-for-life philosophy.“Attending the Games Health and Lifestyle Expo is just one of the many ways in which Sydneysiders who didn’t sign up as Games competitors can get involved in what’s shaping up as another phenomenally successful event for our city.”The Games Health and Lifestyle Expo’s doors are open until 2000 tonight, 0900-2000 tomorrow, 0900-2000 on Friday, 1000-2100 on Saturday and 1000-1700 on Sunday.Related Filesworld_masters_games_3-pdflast_img read more

TFA and My Sports Tape Wrap Up Partnership Agreement

first_imgTouch Football Australia (TFA) is pleased to announce a new partnership with My Sports Tape. Founded by physiotherapists, My Sports Tape is a premier sports tape and first aid equipment supplier to leading sports organisations and athletes throughout Australia. My Sports Tape’s mission is to work in partnership with sports providers to ensure mutually beneficial outcomes through the supply of quality sports tape and first aid supplies. Under the three-year agreement, My Sports Tape are the designated ‘Official Sports Tape and Medical Supplies Provider’ for TFA. A major benefit of the agreement is the provision of sports packs to each National Touch League (NTL) entity which will be rolled out from the 2017 NTL, providing cost savings for touring teams and enhanced products and service delivery to members.MST Brand Manager, Brett Edwards expressed his excitement in partnering with TFA. “My Sports Tape are excited to launch our new three year partnership as the official Sports Tape and Medical Supplies provider for Touch Football Australia. “TFA is a highly professional and innovative organisation that is continually providing the opportunity for people to connect socially in a healthy and fun environment. My Sports Tape is delighted to be a part of this process. Sport is all about team work, and My Sports Tape are proud to be the newest member of the TFA team.” Edwards said. TFA Chief Executive Officer, Colm Maguire welcomed My Sports Tape to the TFA community and said he looks forward to the partnership and the benefit’s it will provide TFA members.”We are excited to announce our alignment with My Sports Tape and are impressed by the quality of their products and the duty of care this will afford our participants. TFA is incredibly proud to partner with likeminded community orientated organisations and we look forward to assisting My Sports Tape’s expansion through our network, Maguire said.To celebrate the inception of the partnership, MST is offering Touch Football affiliates 10% off purchases made on the MST online store for a limited time. Simply enter the promotional code TFA at the checkout. For more information on My Sports Tape or to purchase strapping tape, please visit http://www.mysportstape.com/Related Files160804_mst_and_tfa_media_release_v1-0-pdfRelated Links TFA and My Sports Tape Partnershiplast_img read more

10 months agoFulham to splash out on Liverpool striker Divock Origi

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Fulham to splash out on Liverpool striker Divock Origiby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveFulham are ready to splash out on Liverpool striker Divock Origi.The Sun says Cottagers boss Claudio Ranieri is ready to pay £15million for Origi.Ranieri has been given money to strengthen his struggling side and hopes to agree a fee for Anfield fringe man Origi, 23, this week.The Belgian scored a last-gasp winner in last month’s Merseyside derby at Anfield, but he will be allowed to leave if the deal is right as his first-team chances are slim.Fulham will have to throw big money at Origi as he has other interested clubs on his trail — and the Cottagers, one off the foot of the Premier League table, are staring at relegation.However, owner Shahid Khan is willing to spend again and will let Ranieri strengthen in four or five areas of his squad. last_img read more

Dabo Swinney Gave An Awesome Speech In Honor Of Steve Spurrier During His Tuesday Press Conference

first_imgDabo Swinney address the media during an interview.Where do Dabo and the defending champs come in?Dabo Swinney and Steve Spurrier have traded barbs over the years, given the rivalry between Clemson and South Carolina, but as you’ll see below, they have nothing but respect for each other off of the field. Tuesday, Swinney, the day after it was announced that Spurrier would be retiring as head coach of the Gamecocks, had some heartfelt words for his adversary. Swinney told reporters during his weekly press conference that Spurrier is “one of the best to ever walk the sideline.” Check it out, via TigerNet.com:Spurrier certainly made his mark on college football. It’s great to see that even his biggest rivals recognize it.[TigerNet.com]last_img read more

School District 60 Trustees approve 20192020 Capital Plan

first_imgInstead of completely replacing Charlie Lake School, it was decided that they would replace the portables with modular classrooms with $13 million in funding.The District will also be adding modular classrooms at Wonowon Elementary to accommodate the growing student population. That cost is projected at $7.4 million.The replacement school for Ecole Central is still on the District’s wishlist. If approved by the Province, it would require $26.6 million in funding.Upgrades to facility equipment, such as boiler systems, along with upgrades to playgrounds are included in this year’s Capital Plan.The total amount approved for School District 60’s Capital Plan is $125 million. FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – At a School District 60 meeting on Monday, Trustees approved the Capital Plan for the upcoming 2019-2020 School Year.The Capital Plan allocates funding for items such as the construction of new schools, the purchasing of new school buses, and major upgrades to existing facilities within the School District.When it comes to the construction of new or the replacement of existing schools, the District has changed some of their plans.last_img read more

Modi again Womans bike journey from Chennai to Delhi seeks support

first_imgNew Delhi: With the objective of getting support for making Narendra Modi again the Prime Minister of India, Rajlaxmi Manda reached Delhi after completing her bike journey from Chennai. Welcoming Rajlaxmi, BJP Delhi Pradesh president Manoj Tiwari said that Rajlaxmi’s Bullet journey shows the enthusiasm for our popular Prime Minister Narendra Modi amongst the youth, women and the people of the country.He said that this enthusiasm which they are witnessing is the greatest practical survey of the country. “The sample survey taken by Rajlaxmi through her journey is the most reliable sample in which during this 1,500 kms journey 4 lakh people have signed for supporting Narender Modi as the Prime Minister again,” said Manoj Tiwari. Also Read – Gurdwara Bangla Sahib bans single use plastic After completing her 1,500 km journey from Chennai to Delhi, Rajlaxmi said that during her journey she got the cooperation of the people and met lakhs of people who really wanted to make Modi again the Prime Minister. “They were confident that the country needs the leadership of Narendra Modi. The reason is that under his leadership the Central Government’s schemes are benefitting the people and the women feel safe,” she said. Rajlaxmi Manda is a resident of Chennai, Tamilnadu and she initiated her campaign to appeal to the people of the country to make Narendra Modi again the Prime Minister. During her journey, she passed through 172 Districts and 10 States in 62 days completing 1500 kms. Her team included 25 people also. Rajlaxmi has a record in Guinness Book of World Record for dragging a loaded truck by tying it with her belt around her waist and now she has pledged to make Modi again the Prime Minister.last_img read more

Scarlett Colin engaged

first_imgLos Angeles: Hollywood actor Scarlett Johansson and “Saturday Night Live” star Colin Jost are engaged after dating for two years. According to E! online, the couple is planning to exchange wedding vows sometime in near future. The duo made their debut as a couple in November 2017 and most recently attended the “Avengers: Endgame” premiere together in LA. The pair’s engagement news comes two months after a source told PEOPLE that they were talking about marriage. Also Read – ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ has James Cameron’s fingerprints all over it: Arnold Schwarzenegger”Scarlett and Colin are in love and share many of the same interests and the same sense of humor,” the source said, adding, “Scarlett is very happy.” This will be the first marriage for Jost, 36, while it will be Johansson’s third. The 34-year-old actor was first married with Ryan Reynolds (2008-2010). And, after that she then tied the knot with Romain Dauriac in 2014, but even they finalised their divorce in September 2017.last_img read more

Tottenham extends Michel Vorm contract

first_imgTottenham has set out to extend the contract of Dutch international star Michel Vorm until 2019.The 33-year-old Vorm, joined Tottenham from Swansea City in 2014 and has made 43 appearances as back-up to first-choice goalkeeper Hugo Lloris. His contract was due to expire this summer, but Tottenham have exercised their option to keep him at the club for a year further, according to Standard Uk.Vorm has also had limited chances to impress in the Premier League, with Lloris’ form confining Vorm to 11 League outings in four seasons at Spurs.Speaking in November about Vorm’s dedication, Mauricio Pochettino said:Christian Eriksen, Tottenham, SpursPochettino: ‘Happy’ Christian Eriksen ready for Spurs action Andrew Smyth – September 12, 2019 Mauricio Pochettino insists Christian Eriksen is “happy” and in the right frame of mind for Tottenham despite his failed summer exit.“When people complain, but if they aren’t good enough on the pitch or training session and there’s no commitment to the club or you, then that’s easy to say: ‘You are out’.“He [Vorm] is professional. Players like him fight and show great quality and that’s my problem. It’s easy with those who complain. With players like Vorm, it’s difficult to say: ‘We are playing you and not you’.“He complains with his performances in the training session. That’s his way to complain. To show me he deserves to play. That is the way to complain to the manager and not knock on the door.”last_img read more

Walker backs Rooneys England comeback

first_imgKyle Walker believes Wayne Rooney’s one-off appearance for England this month is a deserved honour for himThe FA have handed Rooney a surprise call-up for England’s friendly against the United States at Wembley next Thursday.It will be Rooney’s 120th England appearance and his first in two years.The likes of former England striker Alan Shearer have accused the FA of turning the game into a “Rooney testimonial”.Jadon Sancho, Borussia DortmundCrouch: Liverpool could beat Man United to Jadon Sancho Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Peter Crouch wouldn’t be surprised to see Jadon Sancho end up at Liverpool one day instead of his long-term pursuers Manchester United.But Walker is pleased with the decision and believes it’s well deserved.“It’s good. Wayne was there from when I was 20,” said Walker in a pre-match press conference for Manchester City’s Champions League game against Shakhtar Donetsk on YouTube.“He helped me right through my England career and I think it’s the send-off he deserves for what he’s done for both English football and for England.”The DC United striker has provided a record 53 goals for England along with a further 22 assists in 119 games.last_img read more

Bournemouth coach says Wilson is not leaving for Chelsea

first_img“Not from my perspective, no,” AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe told reporters when asked if Wilson would be allowed to leave for Chelsea.Callum Wilson is reportedly linked to Chelsea after the Blues expressed interest in the 26-year-old forward. Eddie Howe is now saying that Wilson is not leaving Bournemouth, insisting that the England international is “focused” on his performances with the team.“Callum is our player, he is very focused on us and you could see that from his performance,” Howe said, according to FourFourTwo.“He gave everything for the team.”Premier LeaguePremier League Betting: Match-day 5 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Going into the Premier League’s match-day five with a gap already beginning to form at the top of the league. We will take a…Callum WilsonBOURNEMOUTH, ENGLAND – DECEMBER 04: Callum Wilson of AFC Bournemouth reacts during the Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Huddersfield Town at Vitality Stadium on December 4, 2018 in Bournemouth, United Kingdom. (Photo by Dan Mullan/Getty Images)Bournemouth fell to Chelsea in the EFL Cup quarter-final thanks to a late Eden Hazard goal, and after the match the Maurizio Sarri’s side move to the tournament’s semi-finals, Howe praised Hazard’s quality.“Hazard always has a habit of scoring against us, he’s a quality player who made the difference.“He’s a nice sub for them to bring on, we knew we were going to be tested but when you go against the best that’s the best way to judge yourselves.“Hazard has got such good feet in tight areas that can swing a game, but we should be pleased with the positives from our display.”last_img read more