31 Dec

Ironman Arizona 2013: gone in 40 seconds!

first_imgGeneral registration for Ironman Arizona 2013 opened yesterday at noon MST and filled in just 40 seconds. The race is scheduled for Sunday 17 November 2013, and offers 50 age group qualifying slots to the 2014 Ironman World Championship (which takes place on 11 October 2014, in Kailua-Kona, Hawai’i).Later on in the day, Ironman Foundation slots went on sale; and these also sold out. The rapid filling of Ironman Arizona 2013 follows a similar trend last year – when Ironman Arizona 2012 sold out in less than 10 minutes.www.ironmanarizona.comwww.ironman.com Relatedlast_img read more

29 Sep

5 minutes with… Sophie Steed, director, Squire & Partners

first_imgTo continue enjoying Building.co.uk, sign up for free guest accessExisting subscriber? LOGIN Subscribe to Building today and you will benefit from:Unlimited access to all stories including expert analysis and comment from industry leadersOur league tables, cost models and economics dataOur online archive of over 10,000 articlesBuilding magazine digital editionsBuilding magazine print editionsPrinted/digital supplementsSubscribe now for unlimited access.View our subscription options and join our community Get your free guest access  SIGN UP TODAY Stay at the forefront of thought leadership with news and analysis from award-winning journalists. Enjoy company features, CEO interviews, architectural reviews, technical project know-how and the latest innovations.Limited access to building.co.ukBreaking industry news as it happensBreaking, daily and weekly e-newsletters Subscribe now for unlimited accesslast_img read more

28 Aug

Nick Cannon reportedly suing Viacom for $1.5B for ‘Wild ‘n Out’

first_imgVH1(LOS ANGELES) — It’s been almost a month since ViacomCBS decided to cut ties with Nick Cannon but it hasn’t been the last they’ve heard of him because Cannon is reportedly suing the network for $1.5 billion for his improv comedy series Wild ‘n Out. In a statement to The Shade Room, the comedian’s team said, “It is just that simple, ‘Wild’N Out belongs to Nick!”“The show was created by Nick Cannon with his idea and original thought. Wild’N Out has brought billions of dollars in revenue to Viacom since 2015. And Nick deserves and has earned everything it is worth,” the statement continued. “From the platforms he provides for other entertainers, the jobs he creates for black youth, the time he gives to mentoring incarcerated men and women, to the money he gives back and puts into communities, homelessness, and people less fortunate. He is constantly evolving both spiritually and mentally, as well as, taking action in learning, education and bridging the gap within the Jewish and African American communities, so that it will allow us to build relationships, work together and learn from each other in order to move forward in equality.”“If Viacom believes in growth, equality, education, then Viacom will do what is right and pay Nick what they owe, and giving him his $1.5 brand,” the statement concluded. ViacomCBS parted ways with Cannon on July 14 after he received backlash for making comments that were deemed anti-Semitic during a June episode of his podcast and YouTube series Cannon’s Class. Following the outcry, the 39-year-old issued an apology.Cannon remains the host of Fox’s The Masked Singer. However, he has taken a break from his LA-based morning radio show and his upcoming daytime talk show has been delayed a year. By Danielle LongCopyright © 2020, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.last_img read more

28 Aug

Sunset Speedway Park opens Saturday with Ladies’ Night

first_imgBy Ben DeatherageBANKS, Ore. – IMCA Modifieds are on the card when Sunset Speedway Park opens for the sea­son on Saturday, May 6.The first round of IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing action will be Lime-A-Rita Ladies’ Night where all ladies 18 years or older get into the races for $5.“The weather hasn’t been the kindest to us this year,” commented Nikki Gamell, Sunset manager. “We’re very excited to finally get some racing in. We also want to invite all those lovely ladies out there to come out and have some fun.”Pit gates open at 2 p.m. and the front gate opens at 4 p.m. Racing kicks off at 6:30 p.m.Tickets are $13 for adults, seniors, military and juniors ages 13-17 are $10, youth ages 6-12 are $5 and children five and under are free. A family pass (two adults and up to four youth) is $35 while premium seats are $25 each.For more information log on to www.sunsetspeedwaypark.com.last_img read more

12 Aug

Women accuse US soccer federation of wage discrimination

first_imgAttorney Jeffrey Kessler, one of the attorneys representing the players, claimed that the tenor of the negotiations over the CBA created the need for the women to act in hopes of ending what they say is the “discriminatory and unfair treatment” they have endured for years. From left are file photos showing World Cup-winning national team women’s soccer players Carli Lloyd, Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo.  (AP Photo/File) Five female players from the World Cup-winning U.S. national team have accused the U.S. Soccer Federation of wage discrimination in an action filed with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. “The reality is that this team is more valuable to the USSF than the men’s team has been. That’s what the facts show,” Kessler said on a conference call with reporters. “And they would be justified in asking for more than the men are receiving. But the first step that they are seeking is equal treatment. That should be an easy step for the USSF to take.”U.S. Soccer issued a statement saying it had not seen this complaint and couldn’t comment on specifics, but added it is “disappointed” with the action.“We have been a world leader in women’s soccer and are proud of the commitment we have made to building the women’s game in the United States over the past 30 years,” the statement said.The top players on the women’s team are paid about $72,000 a year by U.S. Soccer, along with bonuses, to play in a minimum of 20 exhibitions per year — a salary far less than the men, the complaint says. And unlike the men, they are awarded bonuses only if they win those matches, the complaint says.Citing another example of the disparity, the complaint says that the women are paid $30,000 each for making the World Cup team, while the men are paid $68,750.“There are no legitimate non-discriminatory reasons for this gross disparity of wages, nor can it be explained away by any bona fide seniority, merit or incentive system or any other factor other that sex,” said the complaint, signed by four of the players on Tuesday.The EEOC investigates claims of discrimination on merit. There is no timetable for resolution of the matter.Many players on the national team have become increasingly vocal about gender equity in the sport, something that came to light in advance of last year’s World Cup in Canada. A group of players led by Abby Wambach filed a complaint in Canada about the artificial turf playing surface, noting the men’s World Cup is played on natural grass.After the women won the World Cup with a 5-2 victory over Japan in the final, the turf issue arose again during a victory tour when a game in Hawaii was canceled because the artificial turf was deemed unsafe.In this Oct. 20, 2013, file photo, United States goalkeeper Hope Solo pauses on the field during the second half of an international friendly women’s soccer match against Australia in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Darren Abate, File)“This is a fight that we are going to have to continue to fight from here on forward,” Solo said. I don’t see it getting any easier, but it is something we are committed to. And it’s not just in the sports world, it’s everywhere you look.”Morgan said it wasn’t only one factor that brought the players to file the complaint.“It’s the right step for us in moving forward with this team,” she said.The team, which has qualified for this summer’s Olympics in Brazil, is currently in Florida training for a pair of exhibition games against Colombia. Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo maintain in the EEOC filing they were paid nearly four times less than their male counterparts on the U.S. men’s national team. The filing was announced Thursday in a statement from the law firm representing the players.“The numbers speak for themselves,” Solo said in a statement. “We are the best in the world, have three World Cup Championships, four Olympic Championships, and the USMNT get paid more just to show up than we get paid to win major championships.”In this June 16, 2015, file photo, United States’ Alex Morgan celebrates teammate Abby Wambach’s goal as Nigeria’s Onome Ebi looks on during the first half of a FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer match in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITThe union representing the players is currently involved in a legal dispute with U.S. Soccer over the terms of their collective bargaining agreement. The federation filed a lawsuit this year seeking to clarify that its contract with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Players Association runs through the Rio Olympics until Dec. 31. The union maintains the memorandum of understanding agreed to in March 2013 can be terminated at any time. Attorney Jeffrey Kessler, one of the attorneys representing the players, claimed that the tenor of the negotiations over the CBA created the need for the women to act in hopes of ending what they say is the “discriminatory and unfair treatment” they have endured for years. “The reality is that this team is more valuable to the USSF than the men’s team has been. That’s what the facts show,” Kessler said on a conference call with reporters. “And they would be justified in asking for more than the men are receiving. But the first step that they are seeking is equal treatment. That should be an easy step for the USSF to take.”U.S. Soccer issued a statement saying it had not seen this complaint and couldn’t comment on specifics, but added it is “disappointed” with the action.“We have been a world leader in women’s soccer and are proud of the commitment we have made to building the women’s game in the United States over the past 30 years,” the statement said.The top players on the women’s team are paid about $72,000 a year by U.S. Soccer, along with bonuses, to play in a minimum of 20 exhibitions per year — a salary far less than the men, the complaint says. And unlike the men, they are awarded bonuses only if they win those matches, the complaint says.Citing another example of the disparity, the complaint says that the women are paid $30,000 each for making the World Cup team, while the men are paid $68,750.“There are no legitimate non-discriminatory reasons for this gross disparity of wages, nor can it be explained away by any bona fide seniority, merit or incentive system or any other factor other that sex,” said the complaint, signed by four of the players on Tuesday.The EEOC investigates claims of discrimination on merit. There is no timetable for resolution of the matter.Many players on the national team have become increasingly vocal about gender equity in the sport, something that came to light in advance of last year’s World Cup in Canada. A group of players led by Abby Wambach filed a complaint in Canada about the artificial turf playing surface, noting the men’s World Cup is played on natural grass.After the women won the World Cup with a 5-2 victory over Japan in the final, the turf issue arose again during a victory tour when a game in Hawaii was canceled because the artificial turf was deemed unsafe.In this Oct. 20, 2013, file photo, United States goalkeeper Hope Solo pauses on the field during the second half of an international friendly women’s soccer match against Australia in San Antonio.(AP Photo/Darren Abate, File)“This is a fight that we are going to have to continue to fight from here on forward,” Solo said. I don’t see it getting any easier, but it is something we are committed to. And it’s not just in the sports world, it’s everywhere you look.”Morgan said it wasn’t only one factor that brought the players to file the complaint.“It’s the right step for us in moving forward with this team,” she said.The team, which has qualified for this summer’s Olympics in Brazil, is currently in Florida training for a pair of exhibition games against Colombia.,Alex Morgan, Carli Lloyd, Megan Rapinoe, Becky Sauerbrunn and Hope Solo maintain in the EEOC filing they were paid nearly four times less than their male counterparts on the U.S. men’s national team. The filing was announced Thursday in a statement from the law firm representing the players.“The numbers speak for themselves,” Solo said in a statement. “We are the best in the world, have three World Cup Championships, four Olympic Championships, and the USMNT get paid more just to show up than we get paid to win major championships.”In this June 16, 2015, file photo, United States’ Alex Morgan celebrates teammate Abby Wambach’s goal as Nigeria’s Onome Ebi looks on during the first half of a FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer match in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP, File) MANDATORY CREDITThe union representing the players is currently involved in a legal dispute with U.S. Soccer over the terms of their collective bargaining agreement. The federation filed a lawsuit this year seeking to clarify that its contract with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team Players Association runs through the Rio Olympics until Dec. 31. The union maintains the memorandum of understanding agreed to in March 2013 can be terminated at any time.last_img read more

6 Aug

Cristian Tello joins Fiorentina on loan from FC Barcelona

first_imgFC Barcelona have announced Cristian Tello’s move to Fiorentina on loan. 16/08/2016 The loan terms mean Porto will have to pay Barcelona more if he doesn’t play a certain amount of games, while they also have an option to buy him permanently – although Barcelona can opt to keep him too. Upd. at 12:33 Sport ENcenter_img CEST The forward has never been in Luis Enrique’s plans after he returned from a similar spell at Porto and now is heading to Serie A. The Asturian coach had a look at Tello in the summer, bringing him to England for the training camp at St George’s Park, but ultimately decided he was not needed at the club.last_img read more

6 Aug

ISL 2018-19: ATK vs. Northeast United FC: Borges’ late header gives NEUFC three points…

first_imgAdvertisement vvhNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vs409sWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E9t34f( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) 2l9oWould you ever consider trying this?😱wgCan your students do this? 🌚auz4ylRoller skating! Powered by Firework Northeast United FC traveled to the City of Joy to take on ATK on the first match of round 2 of Hero Indian Super League 2018-19. Steve Coppell fielded an unchanged side despite the team suffering a 2-0 loss to Kerala Blasters FC on the opening fixture. Meanwhile, Eelco Schattorie brought in Robert Lalthlamuana in place of the injured Keegan Perreira on the left back position.Advertisement Northeast United FC players rejoice as Borges’ header give them three points (Credits: ISL official website)Northeast United FC could have taken the lead at the 3rd minute itself when Jose Leudo released Nikhil Kadam wonderfully in the left flank. The 24-year-old’s cross was met by Redeem Tlang who sent the ball rolling towards an onrushing Federico Gallego. The Uruguayan’s shot, however, was blocked away by Gerson Viera who had come from behind.Both the sides put pressure on each other but failed to create any clear-cut goalscoring chance. At the 33rd-minute, the referee Tejas Nagvenkar showed a second yellow card to Sena Ralte for taking out Nikhil Kadam. The ATK players had protested a little, but Ralte didn’t show any signs of worry as he knew he deserved it.Advertisement Northeast United FC continued piling pressure on the home side, but John Johnson and Gerson Viera did well enough to avert any danger on both the halves. ATK, meanwhile, gave away possession extremely cheaply in the midfield and looked content had they had an option to get away with a point. However, ATK did create some good chances from the set pieces but suffered due to poor finishing.Northeast United FC had finally broken the deadlock in the 88th minute when Rowlin Borges got away from his marker and cushioned the ball at the back of the net from a corner kick. The away side, surely, deserved the three points. On the other hand, one has to pity John Johnson who was unlucky to be on the losing side. If it weren’t for him, ATK would have lost by a margin of three goals or more.Advertisement Star players for Northeast United FC: Nikhil Kadam, Redeem Tlang, Federico GallegoStar players for ATK: John Johnson, Gerson Viera, Manuel Lanzarote  Advertisementlast_img read more

5 Aug

Clyde the cow

first_imgBy Mitchell Clarke A cow affectionately named Clyde who caused peak hour chaos on the Monash is set to spend the rest of…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription.last_img

5 Aug

Man wanted after armed robbery

first_imgDetectives are investigating the armed robbery of a restaurant in Beaconsfield late last year. A man entered the restaurant on…[To read the rest of this story Subscribe or Login to the Gazette Access Pass] Thanks for reading the Pakenham Berwick Gazette. Subscribe or Login to read the rest of this content with the Gazette Digital Access Pass subscription. By Jessica Anstice last_img

3 Aug

Galway Legends – Annette Clarke

first_img Forward 60 seconds Back 15 seconds Galway Bay FM Sport 更多 Currently Playing Back 15 seconds Galway Legends – Annette Clarke Audio Playerhttps://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/sports.podcast/ANNETTE+CLARKE+PODCAST+AUDIO.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Kilkerrin/Clonberne’s Annette Clarke has been speaking about her life and career to Gemma Ni Chionnaith Forward 60 seconds Galway Bay FM Sport Galway Bay FM Sport Galway Legends – Annette Clarke This Week’s Galway Legends features one of the greatest Ladies Footballers of all time. Galway Legends – Annette Clarke print WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Emaillast_img read more