Huskies beat Vipers 4-2 in home opener

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – It wasn’t the prettiest-ever start to a game, but the Fort St. John Huskies got ‘er done on Saturday night, winning their home opener against the Sexsmith Vipers.The Huskies continued their theme of peppering the opposing goalie with shots by outshooting the Vipers 43-31, with 23 shots in the first period alone. Nervousness about playing in front of the over 500-strong crowd got to the Huskies early, as the Vipers capitalized on an early powerplay to go up 1-0 1:40 into the first frame. After the Vipers took a few of their own penalties of their own, the Huskies finally got on the board courtesy of a Drew Fudger powerplay goal with 2:30 remaining in the first assisted by Jacob Lang and Jared Lowen.Going into the second, the Pups seemed to settle down a bit, continuing their offence with another 11 shots on net. Geoff Dick and Kyle Crawford both found the back of the net less than a minute apart, with Lowen assisting on both goals. Adam Bowie and Elias Thompson also helped on the goals. While the Vipers managed to come back to within one goal late in the second, the Huskies sealed the deal when Jarod and Jacob Lang teamed up to put one into the back of the empty Sexsmith net with just over one minute left in the third.- Advertisement -The Huskies are back on home ice on Friday night when they host the Grande Prairie County JDA Kings, before heading to Beaverlodge on Saturday night to take on the Blades.last_img read more

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A video Juventus fans will not get bored of watching!

first_imgHe’s 38 years old, but Gianluigi Buffon has had one of his most memorable seasons.The Juventus goalkeeper set a record of 973 minutes in Serie A without conceding a goal and kept 21 clean sheets as the club recovered from a poor start to storm up the table and win another league title.There were also a host of wonderful saves and fans have certainly loved their captain this season as they voted him their Player of the Year (MVP) for the 2015/16 campaign.In addition, Buffon signed a new contract to keep him at the club until 2018.last_img

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La Salle survives FEU to start UAAP title defense

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netDe La Salle University held on to beat Far Eastern University, 95-90, to start its title-retention bid in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at Mall of Asia Arena.The Green Archers erected 23-point lead, 37-14, in the second quarter and were poised to go on cruise control but the Tamaraws were able to slowly chip away deficit.ADVERTISEMENT “For sure we’re going to learn from this,” said La Salle head coach Aldin Ayo in Filipino. “These are the games that we’re sure we’ll learn from especially on improving our composure late into the game. Ron Dennison and Wendell Comboy nailed back-to-back triples in the final two minutes of the game to cut the deficit to five, 90-85, giving FEU a glimmer of hope.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 shutoutLa Salle, however, was able to hold on and capitalize on FEU’s late miscues.Aljun Melecio put up a career-high 29 points to lead the Green Archers, who played without big man Ben Mbala. MOST READ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST01:37Protesters 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 View comments Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Read Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. The reigning UAAP MVP is playing for his country Cameroon in the Fiba Afrobasket.Dennison had 21 points for FEU while Comboy added 13. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Desiderio hits last-second 3 as UP escapes UST Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong Citylast_img read more

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Joshua Pacio banking on hometown support in latest ONE title bid

first_imgPH 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 SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte Pacio’s loss to Saruta (19-8-3) was as close as it could ever be with the Japanese winning the fight via split decision.This decision did not bode well with ONE Chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong who demanded an immediate rematch.Pacio added that with the Philippine crowd behind him, he knows he could not let his own country down.“To become a World Champion again is fulfilling as an athlete, but to do it in front of your hometown crowd is beyond special,” said Pacio. “I’ll do my best to capture the ONE World strawweight title, I want my fans to be proud of me.”ADVERTISEMENT Barely three months after their first fight, Saruta and Pacio are once again set to face each other on April 12 at Mall of Asia Arena in the co-main event of ONE: Roots of Honor.Pacio, who’ is4-0 on Philippine soil, said fighting in the capital region gives him a big boost and he’s willing to risk it all to once again lift the championship in front of fellow Filipinos.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption charges“Manila has been very good to me, I feel very motivated every time I hear the crowd cheering and chanting my name,” said Pacio (13-3). “The feeling is priceless and it gives me added strength both physically and mentally.”“I’m very motivated heading into this match, I won’t let my fans down.” 1 dead, 3 injured in Quezon road crash LATEST STORIES Defeated Novak Djokovic will regroup at Indian Wells doubles View comments Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting P2.5 B shabu seized in Makati sting, Chinese national nabbedcenter_img Urgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief Lacson backs proposal to elect president and vice president in tandem Joshua Pacio. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOMANILA, Philippines—Joshua Pacio was in unfamiliar territory when he lost his coveted ONE World strawweight title to Yosuka Saruta back in January after the two fought in Jakarta this past January.Team Lakay’s youngster was barely four months into his reign when he lost the strap to Saruta but the 23-year-old Pacio vowed that he’d get his belt back and this time it’s in front of his countrymen.ADVERTISEMENT Hong Kong tunnel reopens, campus siege nears end Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trump campaign, GOP groups attack Google’s new ad policy Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READlast_img read more

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Into the city

first_img1) Shower in styleBathrooms are fast moving out of the private corners of the home and becoming designer spaces meant to be shown off. From smart fittings and technology to aesthetic designs, new-age bathrooms are like mini spa rooms, right in your own house. So when Sternhagen, a German bathroom,1) Shower in styleBathrooms are fast moving out of the private corners of the home and becoming designer spaces meant to be shown off. From smart fittings and technology to aesthetic designs, new-age bathrooms are like mini spa rooms, right in your own house. So when Sternhagen, a German bathroom brand, launched in Ahmedabad, it brought along a daily suite experience that combines technology and aesthetics with the right dose of functionality.At the 6,000 sq feet flagship showroom in Ahmedabad, the focus is entirely on the Artistic Bathroom Suites concept. “We want to create bathroom suites with such unique visual, artistic and emotional appeal, that when someone with an eye for superior design sees it, they know that it could only be a Sternhagen,” says Chirag Parekh, chairman and managing director of Acrysil Limited who has collaborated with German product designers to launch the brand. AT 4, Indraprasth Corporate opposite Shell Petrol Pump, Prahladnagar, Satellite, Ahmedabad DETAILS sternhagen.com2) The winter platterGujarat is known for its sweet tooth and chefs swear by milk and sugar as their go-to magic ingredients for a quick recipe that’s sure to charm the palate. But even as the calorie conscious resist the temptation to get their sugar fix, Chef Sunil Rajawat of The Metropole Hotel talks about two desserts that are easy to make and come with a dash of nutrition-the makhana kheer and dates and sesame ladoos.”Makhana is known for its nutritive properties so when you cook slightly roasted makhana with milk and grated coconut, it adds to the flavour and is also a healthy dish,” he says. Top it with nuts and dried fruits for an extra dose of nutrition and flavour or when you want to turn it into a special dessert for parties or weddings. With the winter chill setting in, Rajawat brings out warming foods like dates, sesame and nuts. “A seasonal menu brings a lot of health benefits so if lighter foods, fresh salads and juices are good for the summers, winters are a time when you can use a lot of ghee and dried fruits and nuts that keep the body warm and free of winter ailments,” he says.advertisementFor winter weddings at the hotel, he makes dates and sesame ladoos which combine the warming properties of dates and sesame and the natural sugar from the dates. There’s no added sugar which makes this dish a healthy option. AT The Metropole Hotel, Subhash Road Corner, Ahmedabad DETAILS themetropolehotel.co.in3) Fashion forwardWith the wedding and party season setting in, the launch of Atosa, a multi-designer fashion store from Mumbai, has come at just the right time, giving the city’s fashion conscious more reasons to shop. The brand, brought to the city by fashion-loving entrepreneurs Dipali Shah and Riddhi Patel, brings a number of designers from across the country, under one roof. DON’T MISS Look out for creations by Kallol Datta, Anand Kabra, Priyadarshini Rao, AM:PM, LOKA, Trupsel and Bodhi Tree. AT 001 B, Parshwanath E-Square, Next to Titanium, Corporate Road, Prahaladnagar, Ahmedabad4) Teeing offCatch them young, especially when it comes to golf is the motto of the newly formed Golf Course Owners Association (GCOA), in which leading golf clubs have joined hands to promote the sport and turn Gujarat into a leading golfing destination. The number of players-amateurs and professionals- dotting the golf courses every morning is proof of the game’s increasing popularity in Ahmedabad.So, as a larger number of people, young and old, take to the game, golf clubs have launched association to popularise the sport among the youth, especially school students. So, prominent golf clubs such as the Kalhaar Blues and Greens, the Kensville Golf Club, Gulmohar Greens Golf and Country Club and Gaekwad Baroda Golf Club have launched the initiative that will promote golf training and offer scholarships to players with potential. Says Devang Shah, president of the GCOA,”We want to erase the notion that golf is a rich man’s game; we are making the game available to the common man by providing them playing opportunities on state affiliated golf courses.”JUNIORS CLUB There’s a special juniors development programme which will rope in schools and social clubs to encourage young children to join training camps and around 20 students will be selected for higher training by senior coaches. TEL 98250059095) Trinkets and baublesIf your trinket box is loaded with beads, baubles and silver ware, bring in something new with earrings made of polymer clay. Tripti’s Exclusive, an online brand by self taught designer Nishtha Goel, turns polymer clay, a modelling clay based on the polymer polyvinyl chloride, into pretty trinkets in quirky designs.advertisementWhile the clay makes for an unconventional material, Goel’s collection stands out because of its vibrant colours and designs of flowers and figures of Indian mythology. There are orchid-shaped studs, a necklace with prints of the marigold flower and sunflower-print earrings. But what really makes the designs look different is the collection inspired by mythology such as earrings that resemble popular images of Shiva, Krishna, Radha and Kali. DON’T MISS Dress up your outfit with flower-inspired earrings like the pansy, a delicate violet-coloured garden flower or the pink-and-lavender studs that look like orchids. PRICE Earrings, Rs 550 onwards AT triptiexclusive.com6) High notes: November 27Music lovers should head to the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Stadium as popular Bollywood singer, Shreya Ghosal comes to Ahmedabad for a live concert. Expect a mix of foot-tapping chartbusters and melodies, as the singer will croon some of her popular numbers. AT Sardar Patel Stadium, Ahmedabad TIME 6.30 p.m. onwards CALL 8980004076 for bookings7) Click for inspirationIf you’re planning to get hitched or have invitations for wedding this season, get a lowdown on the latest trends from this new digital wedding portal called Wedding Soiree. The portal gives a peek into trends for wedding celebrations, style tips, party ideas and heartwarming stories of real life couples who’ve just tied the knot. They’ve got a list of photographers, wedding planners and designers from Ahmedabad as well, so if you’re looking for some inspiration and contacts, then Wedding Soiree might be of help. weddingsoiree.in8) Down to earth: November 27Explore the biodiversity of the unexplored lands and mangrove forests, away from the city life with Mudflat Hiking, a group that takes you to spend a day in the creeks, intertidal mudflats, seasonal freshwater shallow lakes, salt pans, saline land and mangrove scrubs. The day-long trek is an eye opener that gives you a peek into the ecology of the area and the lives of the fishing community in the coastal villages. AT Bharuch, Gulf of Khambhat TEL 0982468488 to book a place9) Party for fitness: November 20Drop a few kilos and tone your muscles with a fitness Bokwa party by Bhavin Vyas and Priyal Thakkar. Bokwa, which uses movements that draw designs of alphabets and numbers, is fast getting popular as a fitness form. Move to the fast music and dance away the calories. PRICE Rs 149 TIME 7.30 a.m. AT Club O7, near Samatva Bungalows, Off S.P. Ring Road, Shela, AhmedabadDiscovery/Picture perfectWhen Kalol-based travel photographer Riya Sharma, 21, won a nomination to the Academy Award for Best Artist of the Year 2016 organised by the Costanza Foundation and the World Directory of Artists, she added yet another feather to her cap. A travel photographer, Sharma, who goes by the name of VJ Riya, focuses on street photography, capturing images and moments that, she says, we often miss in our fast-paced lives. A graduate in travel and professional photography from the New York Institute of Photography, Sharma recently exhibited her works at the Brick Lane Gallery in London and New York’s Agora Gallery. The young photographer also won the Shakespeare Art Awards in Italy in June this year and the Asian Awards London 2016 for Outstanding Achievements in Arts. AT riyasharmaphotography.comadvertisementlast_img read more

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NRL Touch Football partners with JLT, for safer sport!

first_imgTouch Football Australia (TFA) is pleased to announce our sport’s new partnership with JLT, one of the world’s leading providers of insurance broking and associated services.Beyond insurance and risk advice, JLT is keen to help grow the game of NRL Touch Football.The new partnership aims to empower TFA through consistent, comprehensive insurance cover and leading risk expertise, protecting everyone from junior to elite touch players, making the sport even safer for all, on and off the field.An additional benefit of the partnership is that it gives the NRL Touch Football community access to competitive, comprehensive travel insurance policies from JLT’s travel insurance arm, Chubb Insurance.So if you’re travelling to New Zealand for the Trans Tasman, Malaysia for the Youth World Cup, or other destinations for leisure, you can get a plan to suit.“JLT are delighted to announce our partnership with NRL Touch Football Australia,” said Nick Harris, CEO, JLT Australia and NZ.“We look forward to working with its affiliates and members around the country to create a consistent, tailored risk solution nationally whilst giving back to the sporting community,” he added.Steve Mitchell, CEO, TFA, is also excited about working with JLT. “TFA is committed to providing the safest sporting environment possible for our participants, and JLT provides comprehensive insurance cover to assist with that.“Plus we know our participants love to travel, whether that’s for touch footy or leisure, so that’s another advantage for members.”Head to touchfootball.com.au/travel-insurance-for-members to find out more.last_img read more

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Singapore jails Indian for giving police false info

first_imgSingapore: An Indian national has been jailed for two weeks for falsely accusing two persons of forcing her into prostitution as she did not want her husband to find out how she was earning a living in Singapore. Kalaiselvi Murugiyan (24) made a police report last year claiming that a man and a woman had forced her to become a prostitute, The Straits Times reported on Tuesday. She pleaded guilty to giving false information to Police Inspector Mohamed Raffiq Mohamed Ishak of the Central Police Division. Also Read – Saudi Crown Prince Salman ‘snubbed’ Pak PM Imran, recalled his private jet from US: ReportCourt documents did not say what she was working as in Singapore. The court heard that Kalaiselvi went to the Rochor Neighbourhood Police Centre on November 1 last year to make a report. She was referred to the Central Police Division to have her statement recorded. The Specialised Crime Branch then investigated the case. Deputy Public Prosecutor Grace Goh told the court that Kalaiselvi lied to Inspector Raffiq while giving her statement at the Police Cantonment Complex on November 1. The man and woman were later arrested. Kalaiselvi owned up to her lies at around 2.30 pm the next day. Kalaiselvi, who was not represented by a lawyer, told District Judge Christopher Tan on Tuesday that she did not want to go to jail. She pleaded for forgiveness and said she had to take care of her family members in India. Before handing down the sentence, Judge Tan stressed that two persons had been falsely implicated and arrested as a result of her lies. “Valuable police resources were wasted,” he said. For giving false information to a police officer, Kalaiselvi could have been jailed for up to a year and fined up to SGD 5,000.last_img read more

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Mediterranean Days on Water Information Systems

first_imgRabat – A gathering on Water Information Systems will take place at the Faculty of Sciences of Rabat, in order to prepare for the meeting scheduled for the 20 & 21 March 2014. The meeting will focus on Water Information Systems in the Mediterranean region.Obviously, water is the most vital natural resource for our own survival, thus preserving it is crucial. Achieving this objective requires more involvement from water users and those participating in the management of water resources by raising awareness and providing information about this resource. The key is the use of, Water Information System (WIS), which allows the following: the production, the collection, the archiving, the development, and the availability of data around this natural resource.What is a WIS? What’s its composing? How can we implement it? What are the available technologies required for such a system? What are the existing experiences in this area? And what would be the opportunities and at the same time the limits of development?The answer to these questions and many more will be given and explained by the Moroccan Association of Young Geometricians (MAYG) at the gathering organized under the theme of: “Water Information Systems: Innovations, Challenges and Prospects,” on Saturday, November 7th, 2013 at the Faculty of Sciences of Rabat, starting from 9am.It should be noted that the MAYG is organizing this gathering, not only for a better exchange, but also to pave the way for the International Congress “WIS Med’s Day” (Water Information System Med Day’s) set in 2014.last_img read more

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Hot Takedown An Emergency Discussion About Kentuckys Loss Live From Our Hotel

More: Apple Podcasts | ESPN App | RSS | Embed By Nate Silver, Jody Avirgan and Chadwick Matlin Links to a couple things we discuss in this episode are below. We’ll be back with another Hot Takedown with our usual crew — Neil, Kate, Allison and Chad — on Tuesday.Benjamin Morris found the moment Kentucky came closest to an undefeated season, and the moment it all fell apart.Ken Pomeroy’s ratings for the final two teams.FiveThirtyEight’s continually updated March Madness predictions. Embed Code Welcome to an emergency edition of Hot Takedown, our podcast where, usually, the hot sports takes of the week meet the numbers that prove them right or tear them down. This episode, though, is different. A few FiveThirtyEighters were in Indianapolis to see Wisconsin beat Kentucky live from inside Lucas Oil stadium last night. We were so thrilled by the game that we had to gather in Jody’s hotel room to talk about it; and Nate Silver was so disappointed with John Calipari he had to get some coaching tips off his chest.Stream the episode by clicking play above, or subscribe using one of the podcast clients below. If you’re a fan of our podcasts, be sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts and leave a rating/review. That helps spread the word to other listeners. And get in touch by email, on Twitter or in the comments. Tell us what you think, send us hot takes to discuss and tell us why we’re wrong. read more

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Theres An 85 Percent Chance The Cubs Wont Win The World Series

That means there’s still an 85 percent chance that the Cubs won’t win it all. There are plenty of difference-making free agents that could help shift the odds back toward Chicago’s rivals before opening day, and the team still plays in the NL’s toughest division (it may be comforting for Cubs fans to know that according to SRS, the NL Central is still weaker than every AL division — or it may not). But for now, the Cubs are MLB’s best team — on paper, at least. It’s been a good week for the Chicago Cubs. On Tuesday, they swooped into the bidding on coveted second baseman Ben Zobrist and inked him to a four-year, $56 million deal. Then on Friday, news came that the Cubs had also agreed to an eight-year, $184 million contract with outfielder Jason Heyward, likely the best player on the free-agent market this winter. In conjunction with Chicago’s existing stable of young talent, the additions of Heyward and Zobrist have at least one well-known algorithm projecting them to be the best team in baseball next season.It wasn’t long ago that we wrote enthusiastically about the Cubs’ chances to snap their 108-year championship drought, only to see them swept in the NLCS. We don’t (completely) want to put the stink on them again, so we’ll be brief. FanGraphs’ depth charts call for Chicago’s roster to produce a collective 52.6 wins above replacement (WAR) in 2016. After adjusting things so that all of MLB has 2,430 total wins,181 wins per team for 30 teams. that roughly works out to a true-talent projection of 99 wins for the Cubs — a ridiculously high number.What does it mean for Chicago’s chances of breaking The Curse? According to the relationship between talent forecasts and World Series odds, which FiveThirtyEight editor-in-chief Nate Silver and I researched for a trade-deadline article earlier this year, a team with 99-win talent will win a championship about 15 percent of the time: read more

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