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27 Complete CAF License C Course

first_imgTwenty seven License D soccer coaches last Tuesday completed CAF License C and received certificates of participation, at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.CAF Coaching Instructors Francis A. Tamba and Henry Brown prepared and tested the twenty seven coaches to accumulate 120hours training time and 40hours examination time. The original number was 28 but one coach did not complete the course. The course began on April 20 to May 14, 2014.Apart from the examination, the coaches each made oral presentations, and made theoretical and practical presentation of team preparation, as well as information on team and players’ psychology.After the 120hours preparation, CAF mandated two of their newly promoted Elite Coaching Instructors and Assessors, meaning Tamba and Brown to carry out the examination.Previously or before the two men were promoted, the examination part had always been done by CAF Elite Instructors and Assessors from Ghana and Nigeria.Though there was lacked of materials and financial support from the Liberia Football Association, the twenty seven coaches remained focus and kept at the training.The two CAF Instructors said the test results would be sent to CAF in Cairo, Egypt and after further examination of the performances of the coaches, CAF would then determine how many of the participants deserve CAF License C.“Don’t go about announcing that you are now a License C holder,” Tamba told the participants, “but while waiting for the results of your participation use your knowledge to develop football in your community.”Brown said practical commitment to succeed is essential, “to make you stand out among the crowd and work with the LFA to ensure that the fundamental information about the sports is taught to players under your control.” LFA Secretary General B. Alphonso Armah expressed the association’s appreciation for the commitment shown by the coaches and assured them of its support.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more


Blatter says ‘new facts’ encourage him to fight ban

first_img0Shares0000Sepp Blatter the former FIFA President, has indicated he might fight his ban in court © AFP/File / SEBASTIAN DERUNGSPARIS, France, Feb 2 – Sepp Blatter indicated Thursday that he plans to take on FIFA, the global football body he used to run but which has now banned him.“As new facts have appeared it’s time to question the decision of the Fifa Ethics-Committee – my suspension of 6 years!” Blatter tweeted, adding hashtags for FIFA, for the Court of Arbitration in Sport, for the World Cup and for his successor as FIFA president, Gianni Infantino. Blatter also sent out a press release saying: “My aim is to look into the decision of FIFA’s Ethic-Committee in view of informations, and even evidences that I have received, in the meantime, in connection with my suspension.”“We are working on this case – and looking forward for development,” he said in his statement, which added: “For the time being there is no legal action.”Blatter, 81, resigned as president of FIFA in 2015 after 17 years in the job.At the end of that year, following an investigation into a payment of 2 million Swiss Francs (1.8 million euros) to his former ally Michel Platini, FIFA banned Blatter from football for eight years, but later reduced the sentence to six years after he appealed. CAS then rejected Blatter’s attempt to have the shorter ban overturned.Blatter’s suspension will not stop him attending the World Cup in Russia this summer at the invitation of Russian president Vladimir PutinBlatter, who is Swiss, has not yet followed the lead of Platini and tried the civil courts. The Frenchman attempted to fight his own four-year suspension in the Swiss courts. After that failed Platini said, earlier this week, that he would try the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more



first_imgMr. Henry McCahey’s Captain’s Prize to ladies is a much sought after accolade so there was a big entry, all vying for the main prize. On a hot summer’s day (isn’t it great to be able to say that!), the victors emerged as follows: Front 9 Triona Daly, Back 9 Eileen Keating, 3rd Maura Cavanagh, Gross Monica McDonagh, Runner Up Anne Cannon (41 points BOT) and the winner was Marian O’Sullivan (41 points).Lady winners in the Pre Captain’s mixed competition were Margo Birmingham, Bridie Gildea and Margaret Doherty. Congratulations to all the ladies who won prizes in Mr. Captain’s celebratory week. The rearranged July Medal was held on Tuesday, another glorious summer’s day. This was kindly sponsored by Anne Flannery, Karen Crawford, Ethna Diver and Agnes Wiseman. In 3rd place was Pauline Doherty (71), 2nd place Connie Reddan (70) and the winner was Celine Bradley (69).Arrangements for Lady Captain’s Competition 2013The highlight of the golfing year is the Lady Captain’s Prize. In celebration of the club’s Centenary, Lady Captain Sandra McMonagle has decided to hold a two day competition, Day One on Tuesday 6th August and Day Two on Saturday 10th August. The main prizes will be based on the accumulated total of the results from both days and the format will be 18 hole stableford on both days. There will be a random draw for Tuesday so please indicate your preference for AM/PM (AM –until 2pm or PM 2pm onwards) when entering the competition by putting your name on the draw sheet on the notice board in locker room. Please ensure that your name is on the draw sheet for Lady Captain’s prize by 9pm on Thursday 1st August as no late entries will be permitted. All other details in relation to this competition are on the notice board in the locker room.As has become the custom in Lady Captain’s week, there will be a scramble on Thursday 8th. This is a fun competition and all lady members are encouraged to participate, regardless of your perceived golfing prowess. Please put your name on the appropriate list in the locker room for this competition. Lady Captain’s week finishes with an evening function which will commence at 7.30pm on Saturday 10th August. Please see list in locker room for details.Details of the Lady Captain’s outing have been posted in the locker room so please take a look. Final room bookings in the hotel must be made by 31st July so don’t miss out.  GOLF NEWS: HENRY IS A MAN AMONGST WOMEN AT LETTERKENNY! was last modified: July 23rd, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:Letterkenny Ladies Golf Club noteslast_img read more



first_imgUPDATED: Two surfers have been released from hospital after a dramatic rescue off the Donegal coast yesterday.The two – from the North – were surfing off Tramore Beach at Downings when strong winds swept them out to sea.Luckily for them they were spotted in difficulties by holidaymakers on the shore who raised the alarm and the Malin Head coastguard station were alerted.And Coastguard spokesman Ian Scott admitted: “They are extremely lucky we got there in time.” The rescue helicopter from Sligo, the RNLI from Lough Swilly and the Mulroy Bay coastguard boat were sent out to look for the surfers.Mr Scott explained: “One of our shore team spotted the persons with binoculars; we were able to get the coast guard boat to the and get them on board.“The surfers were then taken to the GAA pitch via Downings pier and we were able to airlift them to Letterkenny General Hospital where they are now being treated.”Praising the combined rescue team, Mr Scott admitted: “They are very very lucky. We were there just at the right time.” The surfers are expected to make a full recovery.UPDATED: SURFERS LUCKY TO BE ALIVE AFTER COAST GUARD RESCUE was last modified: May 21st, 2011 by gregShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more


Man urinated on taxi-driver’s seat after refusing to pay fare

first_imgA man who refused to pay for a taxi fare then urinated on the driver’s seat.John McGinty appeared before Letterkenny District Court charged with the incident. The court was told that the 42-year-old was taken to Drumkeen by the driver on October 26th last after being collected.When he asked for the fare and was refused McGinty then urinated on the driver’s seat.The driver then drove him to Letterkenny Garda station but McGinty refused to get out of the car.The court was told the cost of the soilage to the taxi was €120 while the driver lost the €40 taxi fare.McGinty was in court and told Judge Paul Kelly that he had given the taxi-driver €340 a couple of days after the incident.Judge Kelly adjourned the case until December 9th to check of the money had been paid to the taxi-driver.Man urinated on taxi-driver’s seat after refusing to pay fare was last modified: November 17th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more


7 Readers Win Tickets to the ReadWriteWeb Real-Time Web Summit

first_imgRelated Posts “What I’ve seen through collective use/following of a hashtag or sharing in an experience together through a chat room and/or live video stream is testimony to the fact that experiences shared in groups, in the moment, have significantly more impact than reading a recap and posting a comment after the fact. Immersion in the ‘now’ is quite powerful…” Georgy…And some looked on the disruptive nature of new technologies.“My suspicions about social networks is that they won’t last for much longer. In the long term they constitute an emotional immaturity that won’t benefit us in the long run – people eventually get tired of privacy issues and the neediness that inspires when you go an hour without friendship affirmations. I see/hear people becoming weary of the toll it takes to dig through the nonsense in pursuit of the (semi) valuable information.” Tara S.If your comment is above, please email so we can register you! We look forward to seeing you at the event. “1) No more need to use FriendFeed or Google Wave or IM clients from 1999 telling you that someone is typing just to get a real-time rush because everything.. EVERYTHING will be real-time.2) You won’t even remember those Geocities-ish “web pages” saying “Last Updated on” because in the real-time web, web sites.. will update… themselves.3) Google will acquire Woopra. And “creators” will immediately become “spectators.” Someone call Forrester quick because, ladies and gents, we may need a new version of the Technographics ladder.” Esteban ContrerasSome talked about the possibilities of collaboration on steroids…“Jim Hendler and Tim Berners-Lee are asking how we can use the web to solve some of man’s most pressing problems. For example, can we use the web to find a cure for cancer?…Google wave and other collaboration tools are great for small groups. In the not too distant future we will have web tools that enable real-time collaboration amongst many thousands of people. We’ll be able to share resources as never before.” Graham Top Reasons to Go With Managed WordPress Hosting 8 Best WordPress Hosting Solutions on the Market Tags:#conferences#RWW Real-Time Web Summit, NYC 2010#web elyssa pallai A Web Developer’s New Best Friend is the AI Wai… Yesterday we asked you to tell us what you find most compelling and significant about the real-time Web. In return, we promised that the five readers with the most interesting comments would each win a free ticket to ReadWriteWeb’s Real-Time Web Summit on June 11 in NYC.It turns out our readers are even smarter and more interesting than we thought. We couldn’t pick just five and instead ended up with seven winners. Read on to find out who made the cut. Deriving value from the real-time Web and its applications is the theme of the Real-Time Web Summit. We have an excellent mix of guests attending the unconference, including students, industry experts and real-time zealots from around the world. If you’re new to unconferences, it’s a format where attendees – with the help of a professional moderator – shape the conference sessions. We’ll then discuss, debate and create the future of the real-time Web together. And yes, there will also be speed-geeking from some killer, cutting-edge companies that are exploring the value proposition of the real-time Web.For a preview of the in-depth type of discussions that are going to take place, check out our seven winners below. For some of them we’re only showing an excerpt as some responses were very long. You can find the full comments here.If your comment doesn’t appear here, don’t fret as we’re offering significant discounts to students and independents. If you fall into those categories, email or to receive the discount.The WinnersSome readers asked how the real-time Web can pave the way for increases productivity and value. “… Activity stream standards (for example, limits on data size) and protocols like pubsubhubbub make it possible for thousands of co’s to filter/index the emergent web since it’s no longer necessary to conduct sweep/index terabytes of data to get that view. Computationally intensive activities like natural language processing can be used on these focused streams of small-format data to reveal insights into the web that were previously impossible. That’s what our company does and something we’re keen to discuss.” Bill Fischer Why Tech Companies Need Simpler Terms of Servic… “… What’s the next generation of the real-time web look like when it no longer has to deal with the constraints of last generation broadband? What else can we do now that we have a network that essentially serves as a communitywide LAN? A network where capacity is nearly limitless? A network where latency is near zero?… So how do we now take advantage of this new capacity to create a new class of real-time web experiences?” Geoff DailyCommenters also explored the definition of the real-time Web and its impact on user experiences.“Web 3.0 has three core nuances: one it’s everywhere, literally everywhere, it’s always up to date, it goes out if it’s way to allow and foster creative contribution and collaboration. This natural progression is apparent; first there were consumers, then there were users, now we are entering the realm of CO-CREATORS!” Evan Schoepkelast_img read more


API of the Week: IndexTank

first_imgRelated Posts Growing Phone Scams: 5 Tips To Avoid 7 Types of Video that will Make a Massive Impac… Tags:#APIs#hack klint finleycenter_img How to Write a Welcome Email to New Employees? Last week hosted search provider IndexTank announced its new API that enables developers to add search to their applications or build search engines from data sets available on the Web. Documentation can be found here. The API uses an elastic, pay as you go model.IndexTank was founded by former Inktomi software architect Diego Basch. It features real-time feed indexing, instantly available data, location based search and more.Reddit is one of IndexTank’s flagship customers. “We’d never had a really good search implementation,” David King of Reddit is quoted in a case study. “We werecontinually outgrowing whatever we had in place.” Reddit eventually outsourced its search to IndexTank. According to the case study, Reddit placed a simple yes or no survey question at the bottom of search result pages asking users if they were satisfied with the results. During the IndexTank beta, 70% of users answered “yes.” That number has since risen to 80%.WordPress is another customer of IndexTank, and those that don’t want mess with an API can use a WordPress plugin to add IndexTank to their sites.There’s also an add-on for Heroku. Why You Love Online Quizzeslast_img read more


Royalty Free Music for Pro Real Estate Videos

first_imgLiven up your real estate videos with our hand-picked playlist of royalty free music.The number of real estate videos online has exploded in recent years. And it’s easy to see why: for agents, walk-through videos can help spread the word about the latest properties to hit their books.But rather than simple, one-take clips, real estate videos have become sophisticated selling tools. With the help of slick editing and the right music, viewers can picture themselves living right there in that fancy downtown condo or two-story semi-detached.If you’ve been asked to edit a real estate video, it’s worth taking the time to ensure you’ve got the most effective music lined up. Take, for instance, the clip below, which uses the PremiumBeat track Violet Letter by Aulx Studio. The slick, upbeat cue adds an emotional aspect to the footage, giving the property an exclusive, polished feel.Notice the way the track complements what’s on screen — the drone shots of the stunning interiors and exteriors are all cut in sync with the beat of the track. The music doesn’t just sit quietly in the background — it drives the video forward.So what kind of music suits real estate videos best? Sophisticated and subtle is a good way to go. Instrumental tracks with a smooth electro pop beat create an exclusive atmosphere. Throw in some acoustic or orchestral elements to give your video a more personal, human touch.To help guide you in the right direction, our music team has compiled a playlist of royalty free tracks that are ideal for real estate videos. Next time you need to find the perfect accompaniment to your video, keep this playlist close by.last_img read more


Sources: Blatche reluctant to join Gilas in Lebanon Fiba Asia

first_imgAn obvious reason for Blatche’s reluctance, according to one of the sources, is the peace and order situation in Beirut, the Lebanese capital where the games will be held.Reigning three-time MVP June Mar Fajardo of San Miguel Beer, Japeth Aguilar of Barangay Ginebra, Alaska’s Calvin Abueva, Terrence Romeo of GlobalPort and TNT KaTropa’s Jayson Castro are considered shoo-ins for the Asian Championship squad.The PBA had agreed a few days ago to go “all in” for Gilas as Reyes now has a free hand to assemble the best team possible in a tournament where Australia and New Zealand will play in for the first time after Fiba had merged the Asia and Oceania regions.Meanwhile, Reyes and the rest of the Gilas team that finished fourth in the Jones Cup in Taipei planed in home on Monday morning and the coach is set to have a meeting with the SBP leadership and his assistant coaches to be able to finalize the lineup.As of now, Fiba already has a 24-man list – Blatche and Standhardinger included – forwarded by the SBP a few weeks back, and from there, Gilas’ final roster will come.ADVERTISEMENT Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH 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 Games Andray Blatche. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netChot Reyes will submit his 12-man roster to Fiba Asia by 12 noon on Tuesday, and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas is cramming to convince Andray Blatche to sign up as the former NBA star has been reluctant in joining the team in the Aug, 8-20 regional showcase in Lebanon.Two different sources told the Inquirer that Blatche has yet to get on board even with just over two weeks left before the country tries to win the Asian Championship for the first time in 44 years with a team backstopped by the best talents in the PBA.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Standhardinger is scheduled to play in the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur on Aug, 20 together with some members of the Jones Cup team led by amateurs Kiefer Ravena, Bobby Ray Parks, Raymar Jose and Kobe Paras.Baser Amer, who is playing with Meralco, and Troy Rosario, a mainstay of TNT KaTropa, will join Ravena and Co. as they try to win the Philippines’ 18th cage gold medal in Malaysia.Considering the SEAG lineup, Reyes will have just 15 men to choose from for the Fiba Asia team, meaning he would need to just cut three men, one of them being the off-form Mac Belo, the top pick in the last PBA Draft.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES This, despite the SBP reportedly being forced to bite the bullet, so to speak, with Blatche commanding a very high price to again play for the country.Blatche has been Gilas’ naturalized player since the 2014 World Cup in Spain where he helped the Filipinos win their first game – an overtime thriller over Senegal – in the classification phase in over 40 years.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsThe SBP had the rest of Monday and the morning of Tuesday to convince Blatche and his handlers as Reyes has to beat the deadline, otherwise, the cage body could be forced to tap Christian Standhardinger in the place of the former Brooklyn Net in the NBA.Should this happen, the 6-foot-8 Standhardinger would be playing two events in three weeks as he would also be suiting up in the Southeast Asian Games a week later. National Coffee Research Development and Extension Center brews the 2nd National Coffee Education Congress Trump strips away truth with hunky topless photo tweetcenter_img El Nido residents told to vacate beach homes Top-seeded John Isner wins 3rd Hall of Fame title FEU Auditorium’s 70th year celebrated with FEU Theater Guild’s ‘The Dreamweavers’ Church, environmentalists ask DENR to revoke ECC of Quezon province coal plant Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo View commentslast_img read more