BSF case study: ‘Sport has built Fletcher’s confidence’

first_imgWe Love Sport is a participation and education programme that equips young people with the physical and mental characteristics they need to access, enjoy and succeed in sport and active recreation throughout their life. We Love Sport is a participation and education programme that assesses and supports young people with the physical and mental characteristics required to access, enjoy and succeed in sport and active recreation throughout their lives.The programme assesses the baseline fitness, fundamental sports skills and physical literacy of primary school pupils. Identified children are invited to attend our free of charge WLS Hubs, which take place in the evening.We Love Sport benefits tremendously from the broad sport specific knowledge that exists within the Bristol Sport charities, professional sports clubs and partner organisations. The programme’s philosophy is that our end goal is that the children who receive the programme enjoy lifelong participation in sport and active lives whether at a grassroots level or on the international stage.If you are interested in the programme, please contact, Tom Monks, Community Development Manager, at: tom.monks@bristol-sport.co.uklast_img read more

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Photo gallery: Haughton softball, Haughton-Airline baseball

first_imgImages from Thursday’s Haughton-Southwood softball games and Haughton-Airline baseball game. Top Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoHealthyWomenMagAli MacGraw Is Almost 85, Try Not To Smile When You See Her Now!HealthyWomenMag|SponsoredSponsoredUndolast_img read more

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Kimbe Cutters focus on season 2020

first_imgRugby League BY PRISCILLA HARRY Kimbe Cutters, the flagship of the West New Britain, have set their focus for next season as they look certain to finish as wooden spoon in this year’s Digicel Cup season. Cutters coach Jessie Alunga was impressed with his team’s performance this season. However, he also said there was a lot of room for improvement and they were looking forward to a strong start next season (2020). “We are a young team. This is the first time West New Britain has come on board. We are normally not in a rush and we know at least the players find their combination. (The) foundation in the first year is a learning curve for them,” he said. “Next year, we are focused for more, to do more, to work on every player and to raise the standard of our game approach. Hopefully, we expect the boys to get themselves up to the top six.” “The forward were defensive in their lines as well as the halves, but the main thing the boys have to master is ball defense,” he said. Alunga said they will meet JPG Waghi Tumbe in their last match of the season in Kimbe this weekend. He is hoping his players will take this match as a serious build up to their 2020 campaign because they will be going through a very busy schedule to prepare for the next season. In their last outing in Port Moresby, the Cutters led the Vipers 20-18 at half time but failed to hold on allowing the Vipers to slip back and claim victory. Vipers were expecting an easy win after tries to second row Keven Appo and halfback Karis Peter taking them to a 12-0 lead. But the Cutters showed courage and fought back to send centre Dominic Anis over on the right side. Mark Alunga found the uprights to narrow the gap to 12-6. Cutters mobilized again; this time sending out a high ball for left wing Edward Yukil to and close the gap by two points (12-10). Vipers would not let the game slip by and hit back again after stepping up in defense to send Appo over for his second try. Peter added the extras to stretch their lead further to 18-10. The try was short-lived as the Cutters hit back through Yukil who also got his second try to trail 18-14 to the Vipers. The Cutters five-eight Michael Kura scored a converted try to take over the lead for the first time in the game to 20-18. When the second half resumed, the Vipers came back rejuvenated and capitalized on two vital mistakes by their opponents to take the lead – the first a high tackle by Steven Yei that gave the home side two points to draw level while another penalty saw them take their lead to 24-20 to the Vipers. Despite some resistance by the Cutters, it was former Hunters and fullback Shane Haro who dived over for a centre try and Peter converted to seal the match at 30-20 for victory.last_img read more

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Sparked by week of practice, MSU defense smothers Troy

first_imgMississippi State receiver De'Runnya Wilson (1) makes a catch near the goal line. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)Mississippi State receiver De’Runnya Wilson (1) makes a catch near the goal line. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) Mississippi State defensive lineman A.J. Jefferson (47) tackles Troy running back Brandon Burks (32) in the first quarter. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)Mississippi State defensive lineman A.J. Jefferson (47) tackles Troy running back Brandon Burks (32) in the first quarter. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) Mississippi State receiver De'Runnya Wilson (1) makes a catch near the goal line. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)Mississippi State receiver De’Runnya Wilson (1) makes a catch near the goal line. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) MSU defensive coordinator Manny Diaz. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)MSU defensive coordinator Manny Diaz. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) Mississippi State wide receiver Fred Ross (8) runs from Troy cornerback Jalen Harris (19) and for the end zone during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)Mississippi State wide receiver Fred Ross (8) runs from Troy cornerback Jalen Harris (19) and for the end zone during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle) Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott (15) releases a pass to Fred Ross in the first quarter. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)Mississippi State quarterback Dak Prescott (15) releases a pass to Fred Ross in the first quarter. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) Mississippi State receiver Fred Ross (8) scores a touchdown on a punt return in the first half. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)Mississippi State receiver Fred Ross (8) scores a touchdown on a punt return in the first half. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)center_img Mississippi State receiver Fred Ross (8) scores a touchdown on a punt return in the first half. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)Mississippi State receiver Fred Ross (8) scores a touchdown on a punt return in the first half. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) Contact Michael Bonner at mbonner@jackson.gannett.com. Follow @MikeBBonner on Twitter. MSU head coach Dan Mullen talks to an official following an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against the Bulldogs. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)MSU head coach Dan Mullen talks to an official following an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty against the Bulldogs. Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) Mississippi State running back Brandon Holloway (10) is hit by Troy's JaQuadrian Lewis (14), Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit)Mississippi State running back Brandon Holloway (10) is hit by Troy’s JaQuadrian Lewis (14), Mississippi State played Troy in a college football game on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at Davis Wade Stadium in Starkville. Photo by Keith Warren (Mandatory Photo Credit) Mississippi State defensive players, including Mark McLaurin (41), J.T. Gray (45 and Dezmond Harris (46), wrap up Troy running back Brandon Burks during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)Mississippi State defensive players, including Mark McLaurin (41), J.T. Gray (45 and Dezmond Harris (46), wrap up Troy running back Brandon Burks during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Starkville, Miss., Saturday, Oct. 10, 2015. (AP Photo/Jim Lytle)STARKVILLE – Mississippi State’s practice “went live” last Tuesday for the first time since August. Plays ended when defenders ripped the ball-carrier to the ground.Ryan Brown sniffed out a reverse and tackled the runner in the backfield. It foreshadowed the 3.5 tackles for loss the senior recorded in MSU’s 45-17 win against Troy on Saturday.“Anybody can do it unblocked,” MSU coach Dan Mullen barked at the defense as it celebrated.On the next play, Brown rushed the edge and drove Nick Fitzgerald into the ground for the sack.“I really feel like he challenged the defense big time this week,” junior A.J. Jefferson said. “I feel like we answered the bell.”Without Dak Prescott, who played only three series because of a stomach bug, the defense became the Bulldogs’ best unit.Mississippi State (4-2) smothered Troy (1-4) in the backfield 15 times Saturday. The previous high this season was 13 against Northwestern State. The Bulldogs’ high against an FBS opponent was eight at Auburn.The Bulldogs became the first team to hold a Gus Malzahn team without a touchdown. The first-team defense didn’t allow a touchdown against Troy.Mississippi State’s starters limited the Trojans to no gain or a loss of yards on 22 of their first 42 plays. At halftime, MSU had more points (38) than Troy had yards (31).“We had 11 guys on the field playing nasty,” Mullen said. “We told them, don’t step on that field unless you’re ready to play our style of defense and get after people. I saw the edge in practice this week.”Every defender that spoke with the media leading up to this week’s game stressed the importance of turnovers. The Bulldogs created one in the last four contests.  MSU hadn’t won the turnover margin this season.On the third defensive play of the game, Brandon Bryant, starting his first-career game at safety, sacked the quarterback, causing a fumble. Nelson Adams pounced on the ball in the end zone, recovering the first fumble of the season for the Bulldogs.“It was a great way to get it started,” linebacker Beniquez Brown said. “Coach Mullen told us all the time, they come in bulk.”Nelson’s touchdown put MSU up 14-0 in the first quarter. Beniquez Brown picked off a pass on third play of the second half with the score 38-0. It gave MSU its first win (2-0) in the turnover battle this season.“It started off Sunday night. We felt bad coming from Texas A&M,” Ryan Brown said. “We wanted to be the people to set the tone. That’s why we had a little bit of an edge.”Mississippi State allowed 30 points on 322 yards passing and 516 yards against Texas A&M. All were season-highs.Troy eventually scored three times — two touchdowns and a field goal — in the second half. The majority of starters watched from the sideline when the Trojans crossed the goal line.Troy scored its second touchdown on a 74-yard run.Against the first-team defense, Troy’s longest play went for 16 yards. The Trojans didn’t have a positive yard total until its 10th play.“That’s the type of defense I expect us to play,” Mullen said.GAME SUMMARYlast_img read more

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Vasil Bozhikov’s team lost officially in the Champions League

first_imgSlovan Bratislava has officially lost its Champions League qualifier against KI Klaksvik of the Faroe Islands after the Slovak club failed to limit the spread of COVID-19 to the team, UEFA announced.The match was supposed to take place on August 19, but was rescheduled for August 21 after positive tests of Slovan players. The team was given the opportunity to supplement the group with players who tested negative, but the second delegation from Bratislava also included two infected.Thus, UEFA decided to cancel the match and award an official victory to Klaksvik against the team of the Bulgarian national Vasil Bozhikov.Thus, the team from the Faroe Islands will face Young Boys in the second qualifying round.last_img read more

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Tipperary LGFA waive all county board fees for 2020

first_img“It’s something that’s within our control – everything else seems to be out of our control. The clubs are what makes up the county board, not the people on the county executive or anything like that.“It’s the clubs. They make the decisions. The people on the executive try to guide the clubs in whatever way but the clubs make the decisions and they’re the ones that put girls on the field.“We want everybody back playing football next year and, if at all possible, this year. That’s the goal – to get everybody back playing and not to be worrying about money.”A number of different age groups have had their play curtailed this season because of the Covid-19 pandemic.Chairman Lar Roche highlighted some of the activity that should have been taking place at the moment:“On the Bank Holiday Monday coming, our U-16 championship should be finishing up and I think there’s only 2 or 3 rounds played of that with the weather at the start of the year and then the shutdown.“Our U-14s should have had their Féile on the Easter Bank Holiday Monday. The U-12s should be in the middle of their championship now – they should have 3 or 4 rounds played.“All those things are gone by the wayside. There isn’t a hope of getting those finished this year.” The Tipperary Ladies Gaelic Football Association have waived all County Board fees that were due to be paid this year.Some age groups have been particularly effected by the Covid-19 measures and have hardly played any football this year.Lar Roche says clubs shouldn’t have to worry about paying fees at this difficult time:last_img read more

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Tyson Fury’s wife Paris blasts Brit as ‘a***hole’ after boxer quitting halfway through Instagram workout

first_img Source: Boxing – thesun.co.uk TYSON FURY was branded an “a***hole” by his wife Paris after he quit his own Instagram workout.The couple have been doing daily morning routines live on social media with fans tuning in from around the world.Paris Fury labelled her husband Tyson an “a***hole” as he quit their morning workoutCredit: InstagramThe couple have been doing an Instagram Live session during the mornings of lockdownCredit: InstagramBut it proved too much for the heavyweight champ as he stormed out on Wednesday morning.He reckoned he had done enough and was not bothered about doing any – and after almost three months, that was the end of that.Fury, 31, will defend his WBC world title against Deontay Wilder in a trilogy fight later this year before he takes on Anthony Joshua twice in 2021 in their all-British showdowns.And he decided to go out for a run instead of doing a home workout with Paris.The Gypsy King uploaded the video to Instagram and captioned the post: “The final workout from 2020 lockdown.“Not planned or expected to end today, but neither was it planned or expected when we started over 12 weeks ago. Keep safe people.”Just six minutes into the workout, the pair started bickering as Paris pushed out some press ups but Tyson sat doing nothing… then decided he wanted to go for a run.The unbeaten 6ft 9in star said: “I just want to lay on the floor, I can’t be bothered training anymore, I give up.”He lay flat out on the floor before his wife told him to keep going.Paris said: “Get up! You’re not motivated or anything. Listen, we all know that women are stronger than men anyway so you go and have yourself a cup of tea and a doughnut and I’ll do it.”But that proved the cue for Tyson to head off. He told Paris: “I’m going to go for a run, I can’t do this anymore.”Tyson then addressed his Instagram followers: “People, thank you very much good night and god bless you, I’m gonna to hit the road, I’ve got to lose some poundage.”Paris then said: “How can you just quit the workout in the middle of the workout.”Tyson promptly replied: “I’m not quitting, I quit it on Monday, that was enough, the lockdown’s finished.”Paris asked if that was his apology to the nation and Tyson said: “There’s no apology needed, everyone’s going back to work, normal things are happening, that’s it, DONE. But you can continue.”And that was enough for Paris to blast her husband as he fumed: “I’m not going to continue on my own. YOU’RE AN A***HOLE!”She then added to viewers at home: “People, this is what you’re dealing with, a stubborn 30-year-old man-child stuck in the house with you.“And he cant go back to work because you can’t box yet. Well people, put the comments on [on the live Instagram video] let’s see what we all think of Tyson Fury’s a**hole ways. Shall we have a public b**** about him.”It is not the first time they have lost their temper with each other during the Instagram Live workouts, with Paris labelling her man an “a***hole” back in April – although that time she stormed off instead.After reading aloud some of the comments, Paris then got back into position and finished off the workout but Tyson was nowhere to be seen, although he was overheard having a chat because his phone was still connected to the speaker.The boxing star walked out, saying he had had enough and was going for a run insteadCredit: InstagramParis blasted her man but he did not return to finish off the workoutCredit: InstagramParis spoke to fans who were commenting on Tyson’s actions before then finishing off on her ownCredit: InstagramTyson Fury speaks with fan who has stopped drinking because of his workouts Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017center_img Omg this is awesome 🙂 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! Football player touch female referee s breast!last_img read more

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Gervonta Davis set to fight Leo Santa Cruz in first bout since his arrest in mouthwatering October world title clash

first_img Source: Boxing – thesun.co.uk Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. GERVONTA DAVIS and Leo Santa Cruz are reportedly set to face each other on October 24 in a mouthwatering match-up.The pair have lost just once between them in 62 fights, and both men will go into the bout as world champions in separate weight classes.Gervonta Davis has won all 23 of his fights in the paid ranksDavis, 24, holds a version of the WBA lightweight title, while Santa Cruz picked up the WBA super-featherweight strap in his last outing against Miguel Flores.According to The Athletic, the two will meet this October at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, Connecticut.They state that the fight is likely to be held at super-featherweight – with Davis having to drop down in order to face the Mexican.Davis is a former two-time world champion in the 130lbs division, where he claimed the WBA and IBF strap before moving up to 135lbs in his last fight.Meanwhile Santa Cruz, 31, has fought just once at 130lbs having campaigned as a featherweight for four years. An official announcement on the fight between the two is likely to be confirmed later on Wednesday.Davis goes into the bout having won all 23 of his fights in the paid ranks – with 22 victories coming by way of KO – while Santa Cruz has won 37 out of 39 contests.It will be the first dust-up of 2020 for the duo, and the first fight for Davis since he was charged with one count of simple battery domestic violence in February.Footage emerged of the American appearing to grab the mother of his child by the neck, before dragging her away during a charity basketball game in Florida.And a clip also showed Davis appearing to take a swing at his ex-girlfriend Andretta Smothers, though Tank insisted he never hit her.However police confirmed after the incident that Smothers suffered injuries to her lip and left jaw.Oscar Valdez say Manny Pacquiao is ‘crazy’ for wanting to fight KO machine Gennady Golovkin People Slammed By Massive Waves 4center_img 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! Amazing Controlled Building Demolition You Probably Haven’t Seen Before Omg this is awesome 🙂last_img read more

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DraftKings Week 7 Sunday NFL Showdown: Picks, advice for Falcons vs. Rams DFS

first_imgWEEK 7 NON-PPR RANKINGS:Quarterback | Running back | Wide receiver | Tight end | D/ST | KickerDraftKings Showdown Picks: Falcons vs. RamsCAPTAIN (1.5x points, 1.5x price): WR Calvin Ridley, Falcons ($9,900)The Falcons have had more than 300 passing yards in every game this season, so we’ll take the chance on boom-or-bust Ridley to get behind the Rams’ defense. Julio Jones will be shadowed by Jalen Ramsey (if he plays), so Ridley should have some room to operate.FLEX: QB Jared Goff, Rams ($10,600)The Falcons have allowed the most fantasy points this season to quarterbacks, so even though Goff threw for 78 yards last week, I don’t care. This game will be a shootout. I continue to misspell Goff’s name ‘goof,’ though, so that might not be a good sign.WEEK 7 DFS LINEUPS:Y! cash | Y! GPP | DK cash | DK GPP | FD cash | FD GPPFLEX: QB Matt Ryan, Falcons ($10,400)Like I said in Ridley’s blurb, Ryan hasn’t failed to throw for more than 300 yards this season. That shouldn’t change against the Rams, so you can’t really make this lineup without him, especially with an Atlanta WR as our captain.FLEX: TE Austin Hooper, Falcons ($7,200)The Rams have allowed the seventh-most receiving yards to TEs this season. Hooper has been as consistent as they come at tight end. We’ll complete our Atlanta passing game stack with Hooper, who probably should be playing basketball but he’ll do here.WEEK 7 PPR RANKINGS: Running back | Wide receiver | Tight endFLEX: WR Brandin Cooks, Rams ($7,000) Falcons vs. Rams should be one of the more fun shootouts we get all season, and although it will be hidden a bit in Week 7 with its 1 pm ET kickoff, it should be a great game for fantasy football and NFL DFS players. We’ve put together a DraftKings Showdown lineup to try and win a single-game GPP tournament. Our preseason darling, Calvin Ridley, has to be our captain here, and we’re totally invested in the passing games. We’re avoiding the running backs from both teams, so let’s hope this game is as aerial as many expect.Wide receivers and tight ends are certainly the fastest way to accumulate DK points, so Ridley, Brandin Cooks, Austin Hooper and Gerald Everett will be great possibilities at a big Sunday afternoon. Pairing them with their QBs, Matt Ryan and Jared Goff, provides chunk points no matter the game flow of this one. Cooks is priced $1K less than Robert Woods and $3.8K less than Cooper Kupp. That seems like a huge drop-off for a guy who many ranked as the top Rams’ receiver heading into the season. We’ll take advantage here.FLEX: TE Gerald Everett, Rams ($4,600)Everett paid off on Thursday night a few weeks ago, and after a quiet week, we’ll bet on his ownership being depressed. With the passing that’s sure to happen in this one, we’ll give Everett another shot to be our cheap gem.last_img read more

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