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Betway commits further to UK racing with ‘sponsorship splash on the Flat!’

first_img Anthony Werkman, BetwayBetway has further strengthened its presence within UK racing by agreeing a set of deals with Jockey Club Racecourses, Arena Racing Company (ARC) and York Racecourse to retain its sponsorship of headline contests while extending its support to Newmarket and Haydock. New ventures on the Flat for the bookmaker include the listed Betway King Charles II Stakes on May 20and the Group 3 Betway Criterion Trophy on 1 July at Flat racing’s HQ.Betway, who gained Authorised Betting Partner status last October, has also branched out to Haydock to sponsor the Group 3 John Of Gaunt Stakes on 10 June.As well as covering new ground, the firm has renewed its backing of the Group 2 Betway Yorkshire Cup and Group 2 Betway Great Voltigeur at York, along with the traditional season starter, the Betway Lincoln. Anthony Werkman, Marketing & Operations Director at Betway, commented on the firm’s commitment to UK racing;“We are totally committed to supporting British horseracing and are really excited to announce these new deals, as well as the extensions to some of our flagship Flat sponsorships.“Our involvement in key races across York, Doncaster, Newmarket and Haydock means that we’ve got a calendar packed full of great sponsorships and we’re looking forward to the Flat season ahead.” Related Articles Betway and Dafabet grow La Liga sponsorship portfolios August 14, 2020 ESI Digital – No Drama Please… Esports growth should be treated as business as usual  August 20, 2020 Real Betis selects Betway as its official shirt sponsor August 10, 2020 Share Share Submit StumbleUponlast_img read more

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Pattaya Sport Club Golf Schedule – September 06, 2019 – September…

first_imgLewiinski’sSiam Old Coures PSC The Players Lounge Sugar ShackTBA Crystal Bay GreenwoodPattaviaCrystal BayPleasant Valley Growling Swan PattanaGreen ValleyKhao Kheow The LinksKhao Kheow The Players Lounge PlutalungEastern StarBangpakong Plutaluang Pattavia Green ValleyGreenwoodTreasure HillSilky Oak PattayaC.C. TBA Treasure Hill Valley View HackersGreen Valley GreenwoodKhaoKheowBangpraPleasant Valley GreenwoodPleasant ValleyTreasure Hill Billabong GolfBurapha Cafe Kronborg Le KataiPleasant Valley Sugar ShackTBA Apple’s IrishTreasure Hill Colin’s Golf Pattana TBA Le KataiPleasant Valley The Golf ClubSilky Oak The Golf ClubParichat Harry’s Golf Harry’s Golf Siam Old CouresSiam Old Coures Green Valley Tropical GolfPattavia Bunker BoysPattaya C.C. LaemChabangEastern StarTreasure Hill Siam Country Retox Game OnTreasure Hillcenter_img DATE: Fri13Set 14Sun15Mon16Tue17Wed18Thu19Fri20 PhoenixGreen ValleyBurapha Billabong GolfBurapha DATE: Fri06Set 07Sun08Mon09Tue10Wed11Thu12Fri13 Green ValleyGreen ValleyGreen Valley BangpraEastern StarGreenwood Pattaya C.C. TBA Apple’s IrishEastern Star Bunker BoysKhao Kheow I Rovers Pattavia Bangpra Lewiinski’sSiam Old Coures PhoenixGreen ValleyBurapha Green ValleyPattaviaEastern StarParichat Retox Game OnPattana The LinksPattana Green Valley Pattavia The next PSC monthly tournament is a2-ball better-ball event at Eastern Star on Thursday, Sept. 19 I Rovers TBA Growling Swan Colin’s Golf GreenwoodBangpraPattana Siam Old CouresSiam Old Coures TBATBATBA Valley View HackersGreen Valley Tropical GolfPleasant Valley TBATBATBA Outback Golf Bar Cafe Kronborg Siam Country Royal Lakeside Outback Golf Bar Green ValleyGreen ValleyGreen Valley The Bunker Boys meet at Woody’s Bar on Soi Skaw Beach for golf outings every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (www.bunkersociety.com) or call 094368 3580, 081 788 2338 or 087 693 7803. Transportation leaves from Cafe Kronborg on Soi Diana Inn at 8:15 a.m. on Mondays and Thursdays, (contact Dave on tel. 038 602 2117). Colin’s Bar plays golf Sun/Mon/Wed & Fri (www.colinsbar.com). The Growling Swan plays golf on Monday & Thursday (www.thegrowlingswan.com). Lewinski’s in Soi Pattayaland 1 (Soi 13/3), play Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Transport is available, call Marcus on 089 503 9179 for further information and booking. The Pattaya Links Hotel Golf Society departs from Soi Buakhao on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Call Phil on 0625 933 380 or visit www.thelinkshotelpattaya.com. The Golf Club is located on Soij LK Metro. Call Phil on 090 769 3778.  Tropical Golf meets at BJ’s Holiday Lodge at 8am on Tuesday’ & Friday. Call Derek on 089 034 0629. Retox Golf – Tel. (Paul) 0923744276, Email [email protected]last_img read more

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Whitewater Ski Swap goes Sunday at Hume Elementary

first_imgBy The Nelson Daily SportsWant to find a good deal?Simply head on down to the Hume Elementary Gymnasium on Nelson Avenue Sunday for the 19th annual Ski and Snowboard Swap. The event is the annual major fundraiser for the Whitewater Ski Team.Snowboard, telemark and touring and ski gear and clothing can be dropped off at Hume between 9-11 a.m.Twenty percent of sold items goes to the Ski Team with a $3 charge on all unsold items (maximum $10).The swap runs from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Pick-up and payout goes between 4:30-6 p.m.The Whitewater Ski Team is a non-profit organization that develops ski racers’ skills and promotes the fun in skiing through competition.The youngest skiers on the team (six to 11 years) compete on the Nancy Greene Racers. The skiers learn agility, balance and coordination from certified coaches who focus on fun and technical instruction on varied snow conditions.The Nancy Greene skiers train Saturdays from January through to March and race Sundays at local ski hills, including Phoenix near Grand Forks, Salmo, Whitewater, Summit Lake near Nakusp and Rossland’s Red Mountain. The Advanced Racers Program (11-16 years) emphasizes strong technical skiing and fun through training and competition, with coaches promoting mountain safety and technical instruction. For more information, contact Paul Osak at [email protected] or 250.352.0305 or check www.skiwhitewater.com/[email protected]last_img read more

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Three reasons the Raptors could beat the Warriors in the NBA Finals

first_imgThe quants in Las Vegas are extremely good at their jobs and right now, they have the Warriors as strong favorites to win the NBA Finals over the Toronto Raptors.To make $100 on the Dubs to win it all, you’d have to wager $280. The number has been as high as $310.If the Warriors win, it’ll be a fourth title in five years. And while I’m on the record predicting Golden State to win in six games, this series — unlike the Western Conference Finals — is anything but a sure bet.The Raptors are the …last_img read more

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Workers’ union seeks ‘sensitive’ officers

first_imgThe Bandhkaam Kamgar Sena, a city-based outfit working with labourers at construction sites, has written to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Monday demanding recruitment of more ‘sensitive’ labour officers to preclude tragedies like the Kondhwa wall collapse that resulted in the death of 15 workers and their kin, including women and children.The letter, also addressed to the Labour Minister, has strongly condemned the apathy and corruption in the labour office in Pune.“We urge the State government to ensure that after this tragedy, the Labour Welfare Board wakes up and register construction labourers so that they can avail of the benefits of the 28 welfare schemes announced by the State government… We hope in the near future that the labourer, who has done so much to change the face of Pune district, can at least dream of travelling by an airplane instead of his corpse being transported for last rites by the same conveyance,” reads the letter by Jayant Shinde, founder, Bandhkaam Kamgar Sena.In the letter, Mr. Shinde pointed out that in June 2013, a committee had been formed under the Deputy Labour Commissioner comprising a police officer, a labour officer and two staff inspectors.This panel was tasked with inspecting construction sites especially during the monsoon season so as to prevent tragedies like this.‘No action taken’ “But after a month, no action was taken by this committee which has long faded into oblivion. So, we have every reason to fear that despite the bureaucratic buzz following the Kondhwa tragedy, nothing will ultimately change and that any fresh policy directives drafted would only be confined to paper,” he said, speaking to The Hindu.Accusing the Labour Welfare Board of being in cahoots with builders, Mr. Shinde alleged that the office, ostensibly set up for the welfare of labourers, had no proper records of the number of labourer deaths or casualties at construction sites.Mr. Shinde said that in February this year he had written to the Labour Commissioner in Pune detailing instances of rampant corruption in the labour office.“We discovered instances of labour officials stamping blank registration forms and siphoning off government money intended for labourers. But no action was forthcoming on our letter. Again, when we sought information under the Right to Information (RTI) Act in March this year regarding labour fatalities in the past year, we were informed of deaths of only 40 labourers which is in stark contrast to our information of 80 deaths at construction sites and elsewhere,” Mr. Shinde said.He said that of these 40 ‘officially recorded’ fatalities, the labour office could furnish details of only half the casualties.As per rules, the builder or contractor has to pay the labour office ₹85 per worker as one-time registration fees which holds good for five years.“Very often, it is found that labour agents demand high sums for registration and end up not registering him at all. Aware of the corrupt practices of the authorities, the builder does not care about registering his workforce as he is aware that they will migrate soon after their work with him is done. This way, the labourer ends up an ‘orphan’, with no financial protection at all in the event of a mishap,” Mr. Shinde said. ‘Suspend ward engineer’Meanwhile, the Sambhaji Brigade has held authorities of the Pune Municipal Corporation responsible for the Kondhwa wall collapse.It accused PMC officials of corruption and demanded that a case of culpable homicide be lodged against city engineer Prashant Waghmare and the civic body authorities in Kondhwa.“We demand that Mr. Waghmare and the ward engineer and other civic authorities be held responsible for the Kondhwa incident and be immediately suspended. The PMC always gets into its ‘cover-up’ mode whenever such accidents occur and is prompt to pass the blame onto the builder,” said Santosh Shinde, Pune district president of the Brigade.He said nearly 60% of all new constructions coming up in Pune district were ‘illegal’, and alleged that corrupt civic body officials gave permission to builders without even visiting the site.An experts’ committee comprising Pune civic body officials and a team from the College of Engineering Pune (CoEP) have conducted a preliminary investigation of the mishap site. The committee has indicated that there were significant flaws in the construction of the retaining wall which crashed on to the labourers’ hutments in the wee hours of Saturday.last_img read more

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22 Maharashtra MLAs switch parties since 2014 elections; NCP worst-hit

first_imgThe existing Assembly has witnessed 22 MLAs switching their political parties from which they had won the elections in 2014. Of them, 17 are sitting MLAs from the Opposition, who joined either the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) or Shiv Sena. The defection started with former Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil joining the BJP before the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.Only two legislators — one each from the BJP and Sena — have shifted to the Opposition. Katol’s former BJP MLA Ashish Deshmukh and Suresh Dhanorkar, former Sena MLA from Varora in Chandrapur, joined the Congress before the general elections. Mr. Dhanorkar is now the lone Congress MP from Maharashtra.  BJP’s Anil Gote from Dhule has rebelled against the party while Sena’s Harshvardhan Jadhav from Aurangabad’s Kannad Assembly seat contested the Lok Sabha elections against his party candidate. Sena’s Pratap Chikhlikar is now BJP’s MP from Nanded.Among the opposition MLAs who switched the sides, the NCP has suffered the most with eight of its MLAs deserting the party.Of them, five joined the Sena and rest the BJP. Seven Congress MLAs have quit the party, of whom three joined the Sena and BJP respectively. The lone Congress MLA, Nitesh Rane, is part of the Maharashtra Swabhiman Party, founded by his father Narayan Rane, which is now part of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance.Vilas Tare of the Bahujan Vikas Aghadi and Sharad Sonawane of the Maharashtra Navnirman Sena have joined the Sena.“Those who are afraid, those who cannot live without power, and those who have something to hide are joining the ruling alliance. We wish them well. But after the 2019 Assembly polls, they will find themselves either defeated or in the Opposition once again. The people will give them a fitting reply,” NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said.Social activist Anjali Damania said in olden days, people used to take sides depending on the ideology with which they agree.“Now the only ideology that runs our country is power. The induction of people like Kripashanker Singh, Ganesh Naik and Narayan Rane, who have very serious charges of corruption against them, along with a long list of Congress and NCP leaders, clearly shows that the BJP is not at all interested in fighting corruption. Its only agenda is to destroy the Opposition, and this is very dangerous for democracy,” she said.last_img read more

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Set of Six- What Did We Learn on Day One of NYC?

first_imgBy @JulianTFA – Sunshine Coast Stadium, QueenslandThe Gap between Alliance and big States closing?Two games through the day stood out not so much for the win as the margin.  A 7-4 or 7-3 scoreline generally looks a comfortable win in anyone’s books. But to consider that the ACT Raiders boys went down to the strong NSW Combined Independent Schools (CIS) by only three says much about the progression of the Alliance states as the deficit. And, in the girl’s, Victoria went down to the strong NSW CCC 3-7; no doubt emboldened by the Victorian Women’s T-League victory at this year’s NTL event in March. However, match of the day seemingly was the Victoria Storm boys against their fancied South-West QLD rivals the Swans, with an exciting 7-all draw mid-afternoon. As the NSW CIS Coach, Mark Tipple said sideline post-match against the ACT Raiders: “It’s fantastic to see them emerge and they’re really showing great improvement; there really is no easy games and believe me, that was a tough one,” he said.  But when the lights came on at night the real magic happened. The Victorian boy’s showed just how far the Alliance program has come giving the NSW CHS boys an almighty fright in the last match of the day. Down 4-5 to CHS with six minutes to play, the Victorians almost did enough to win only to see CHS take command and steal the win in the closing minutes, prevailing seven tries to four.  SA Heat Boys Running HotIn terms of statements and potential meeting progress / portents for the future, you can’t go past the significance and symbolism of South Australia’s 7-6 win over Sunshine Coast Pineapples in round one, day one. While the SA girls in recent years have been turning heads off the back of repeat strong performances at this event, does this win herald the climb of the SA Heat boys onto the big stage and emerge finally from the shadow of the girls’ success? While it’s early in the tournament, their last timeslot this evening at 6.10 against the very strong NSW Development team will speak volumes of their claims as real players in this event; as did the Sunshine Coast Pineapples’ narrow loss to the ‘NSW Dev‘ early afternoon. But, as an opening salvo, it was emphatic.NSW CCC boys call it evens with Brisbane CobrasIn a 9-all cliff-hanger two of the heavyweights of the boy’s competition slugged it out and emerged with a point apiece. In games following the Cobras narrowly went down to Central Queensland (A) 6-10.  Just what this says about their progress through the tournament, and their ability to go deep in the draw, is difficult and early to tell. In terms of a signal to other teams though, both teams showed they’re here to compete and should match it with the better and more fancied rivals. QSST train rolls on…NSW Development girls on the right trackWhat else can you say about QSST? The defending champions in the girls asserted their dominance early and signalled to all comers at Sunshine Coast Stadium: they’re back, they’re here to play and they’re pretty ready to be repeat offenders this year. A 14-1 blowout over NZ early followed by a 9-3 victory over North Queensland set the tone for the girl’s competition and putting everyone on notice. But it was their foes south of the border, NSW Development Team who also nailed their colours to the mast early with an 18-0 win over NT and 14-2 victory over NSW CIS; providing no doubt something of a preview for the weekend’s finals’ showcase.  NSWCHS boys and girls on the march Both boys and girls CHS teams this year will be smarting from last year’s results and will be very keen to make amends and turn the tables this year. The girls are off to a flyer with big consecutive wins opening their day one account: 10-0 over CIS and 7-1 over SA Heat. Not to be outdone the boys defeated NT 10-1 and 7-1 over WA’s Western Tigers all clinical displays and momentum and their combined confidence building. Fair to say they showed the right stuff and composure to see off the brave Victorians at day’s end. Will this be the year they both put it together?Traddy likes what he sees…now and on the horizon Keen observer of generation next at this event, Australian Men’s Open Coach, Tony Trad, is mighty impressed by the opening stanza. While the respective NSW and QLD juggernauts remain a sharp focus of his, it’s not merely the emergence of the Alliance states over various performances that caught his attention, rather the shape of their play and structures in defence and attack. “Overall, you look at how the alliance states have come along with their skill, the way they play the game, the way they defend now – there are some really positive signs, and we have four more days of this which will be great,” said Tony. Check out all fixtures, results and ladders hereRelated LinksWrap up of NYC day 1last_img read more

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LSU Releases Awesome “Saturday Night In Death Valley” Hype Video

first_imgFans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin' Cajuns at Tiger Stadium.BATON ROUGE, LA – SEPTEMBER 19: Fans watch during the game between the Louisiana State University Tigers and the University of Louisiana-Lafatette Ragin’ Cajuns at Tiger Stadium on September 19, 2009 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)LSU’s Tiger Stadium, colloquially known as “Death Valley” is one of the most intimidating places to play in all of college football. It’s game day environment is outstanding, and the noise inside of it can best be described as deafening.Perhaps that’s why this hype video LSU released is so awesome. It’s called “Saturday Night in Death Valley” and it’s sure to bring out goosebumps on hardcore fans of the purple and gold.[ Saturday Down South ]last_img read more

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East Bypass Road to be called Northern Lights Drive

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – With the East Bypass Road no longer functioning as a bypass road to re-direct traffic around the City and due to the steady residential growth, this requires the renaming of the road to the Northern Lights Drive.The name Northern Lights Drive becomes effective June 26, 2019, which City Council recognizes will require an address change. The City shares while this is necessary, this may cause some inconvenience to affected Property Owners.Recently, the City sent letters by registered mail regarding the renaming of the road to help alleviate the inconvenience, remuneration is available to affected Property Owners by following the steps identified in the letter.If you have questions, contact the Planning and Engineering Department at; 250-787-8150 or email; [email protected]last_img read more

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SC rejects plea seeking puja on Ayodhya sites

first_imgNew Delhi: “You will never let this country remain in peace,” the Supreme Court said Friday while dismissing a plea seeking permission to carry out religious activities in nine ancient temples situated on the undisputed acquired land adjacent to Ram Janambhoomi-Babri Masjid site at Ayodhya.”There will always be something,” said a bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Sanjiv Khanna. The bench was hearing an appeal filed against the January 10 order of the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court, which had dismissed the plea seeking its nod to offer prayer in the nine temples there and had also imposed a cost of Rs 5 lakh on the petitioner. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’The apex court, while hearing the appeal, told petitioner Pandit Amar Nath Misra to “stop poking” around with the issue. Misra, who is a social activist, had claimed before the high court that authorities have turned a “blind eye” to the initiation of religious activities in ancient temples which are situated on the acquired but undisputed land in Ayodhya since last 25 years. The apex court recently appointed a panel of mediators headed by former top court judge Justice F M I Kalifulla for exploring the possibility of an amicable settlement to the vexatious land dispute. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&KSpiritual guru and founder of Art of Living foundation Sri Sri Ravishankar and senior advocate Sriram Panchu, a renowned mediator, are the other two members of the panel of mediators. Fourteen appeals have been filed in the apex court against the 2010 Allahabad High Court judgment, delivered in four civil suits, that the 2.77-acre land in Ayodhya be partitioned equally among the three parties — the Sunni Waqf Board, the Nirmohi Akhara and Ram Lalla. On December 6, 1992, the Babri Masjid, constructed at the disputed site in the 16th century by Shia Muslim Mir Baqi, was demolished.last_img read more

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