Firmino hits hat-trick in friendly

first_img Those included Liverpool’s other goalscorers in a 5-1 win – Danny Ings and Lazar Markovic. Emre Can, who also returned to Melwood later after playing in the European Under-21 Championships but played for 27 minutes at the Britannia Stadium, also featured along with Adam Bogdan, Lucas Leiva, Alberto Moreno, Divock Origi, Jordan Rossiter, Mamadou Sakho and Kolo Toure. Summer signing Roberto Firmino scored a hat-trick in a behind-closed-doors friendly against Welsh club TNS at the club’s training ground on Monday. The Brazil international is some weeks behind most of his team-mates in terms of fitness having joined pre-season late because of his participation in the Copa America. Firmino was given his competitive debut with a 12-minute outing in Sunday’s 1-0 Premier League win at Stoke – but manager Brendan Rodgers felt the 23-year-old, signed from Hoffenheim for an initial £22million with a potential £7million of add-ons, and other players short on match practice needed extra work. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

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Infestations posing a threat to Michigan’s agriculture and environment

first_imgAddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisALPENA, Mich — Harmful and invasive species, some invisible to the naked eye , can hide in or on firewood.These new infestations of invasive pests or diseases can pose a serious threat to Michigan’s agriculture, forests and the environment.According to Spokesperson, Mike Philip, you should never assume that wood appearing to not be infested is safe to move.Another Spokesperson, Jason Fleming, suggested as camping resumes this year, campers should purchase firewood at state park campgrounds instead of bringing your own. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitterShare to MoreAddThisContinue ReadingPrevious Governor Whitmer requests Enbridge to immediately shut down dual pipelineNext Flint resident drowns in the Au Sable Riverlast_img read more

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Lejla Tanovic to travel to Baku as the 92nd Cyclist of the World

first_imgLejla Tanovic, a competitors of the Cycling club Puls and a member of the Professional team Salcano Cappadocia from Turkey, improved for seven positions at the World cycling UCI list.Thus, she now takes the 92nd place at the UCI mtb ranking, which is a new  record for the best BH cyclist.Tanovic travels today to Baku to the First European Games where she will represent B&H in the road cycling. Her race is i+on the program on Saturday 20th June.“By the last entry of points, she improved for seven positions and currently takes the 92nd place at the UCI list. Definitely, this is an additional motivation for the further work. The last preparations are done, and Lejla today travels to Baku where she will perform in the road cycling. Unfortunately, she will not compete in her discipline, and it is a small disadvantage. The race in Baku is driven through the main city streets and the track is 120 kilometers long. The best cyclists are coming to the First European Games, but it is sure that the Olympic winner and one of the world’s best cyclists, Marianne Vos is a main favorite for the gold medal“, said her coach Amar Njemcevic.After the performance at the European Games, Lejla will participate on the Balkan Championship in Greece, on which she won silver medal for B&H in Macedonia.(Source: faktor.ba)last_img read more

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Thunder capture two of three during Central Okanagan hoop trip

first_imgThe lone setback came against Okanagan powerhouse Clarence Fulton Maroons (34-29).”We’d like to recognize support of the Nelson and District Credit Union, Lions Club and Trafalgar PAC for their contributions to make this trip a success,” said coach Jeremy Phelan. The Trafalgar Thunder Boy’s Basketball team won two of three during a recent trip to the Central Okanagan over the weekend.The Thunder defeated Pleasant Valley of Armstrong (69-19) and Kalamalka of Vernon (47-44) during the three-game swing.last_img

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JC sprinters targeted sub 39

first_imgFollowing Jamaica College’s scintillating 40.01 clocking to capture the Class One Boys’ 4x100m at the Gibson McCook Relays last Saturday, Devaughn Baker believes his school’s sprint cadre will be the ones to watch at the ISSA/GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships next month.”It was a fine run. We knew that we were going to come out here and win this quite easily. We wanted to break Calabar’s 39.30 seconds, but we are still happy with the win,” Baker said.Baker is a former Class Two record holder in the 400m, winning the finals in 46.64 in 2013. He was a beaten World Junior Championships semi-finalist that same year but had seen a dip in form since due to injuries.This year, however, he believes he will be big for himself and his Old Hope Road institution, hoping to medal at Champs and help them to victory.”I am a person always in the mix, so I will medal,” he added, while dismissing the assertion that JC is just about field events, jumps, and so on.He explained that JC’s class one is not to be taken lightly.”We were going for sub-39, so we will see how that goes,” he said. “Yes, we are going to cause upsets, and the next two weeks, we will prove a point. We have a point to prove.”JC were the second winners of the championships in 1911 and have been among the top five finishers since then, winning the trophy for schoolboy athletics supremacy an overall 21 times, the last in 2011.”Every year, we go in as underdogs, and even seeing that we came out here and produced, they are still going to have us as underdogs. But we are going to prove them wrong,” warned Baker.last_img read more

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Humboldt Crabs open 2016 season with 7-1 win over South Bay Sliders

first_imgARCATA >> On a night where first impressions were the norm, Crabs starting pitcher Jason Alexander might have made the biggest of them all.The Crabs’ new Friday night starter proved to fit the billing just fine, as the right-hander from Menlo College retired the first 12 batters he faced and took a perfect game into the fifth inning in Humboldt’s 7-1 win over the South Bay Sliders at the Arcata Ball Park.Third-year skipper Tyson Fisher wanted his team to set a good tone early on, and that’s …last_img

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2009 NTL – The time is near

first_imgThe 2009 X-Blades National Touch League commences shortly.Attached is an Expose on all the latest information, previews and photos of the Port Macquarie floods in February.Click on the attachment to download.Related Files2009_ntl_expose-pdflast_img

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CWC will meet after Parliament session Surjewala

first_imgNew Delhi: The Congress Working Committee will meet after the current session of Parliament, the party said on Thursday, as speculation deepens about who will take Rahul Gandhi’s place as the party president. Gandhi is very much a part of the working committee and would attend its next meeting, Congress chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said. “The CWC will meet after the current session of Parliament, but a date for the same has not been finalised yet,” he said. Also Read – Uddhav bats for ‘Sena CM’ Surjewala said as and when a date is finalised for the meeting of the CWC, it will be made public. The CWC is the highest decision-making body of the Congress. The current session of Parliament is likely to end on August 7. Surjewala was speaking to reporters after a meeting of Congress general secretaries and leaders in-charge of various states. Congress leader P L Punia also said that during the meeting of party leaders, AICC general secretary organisation K C Venugopal proposed that a meeting of the CWC could be held after the Parliament session at the convenience of Gandhi. Also Read – Farooq demands unconditional release of all detainees in J&K Gandhi resigned as party president after taking full moral responsibility of the Lok Sabha poll debacle at a meeting of CWC on May 28. However, the CWC rejected his resignation and authorised him to restructure the party at all levels. Gandhi has made it clear he will not continue as president and neither will any member of the Gandhi family be the next president. A host of leaders holding party positions, a majority of them in the middle-level, have since resigned to enable restructuring of the party ever since Gandhi resigned. Top Congress leaders have been pondering over who could succeed Gandhi and several rounds of meetings have taken place, but a decision on his successor has not been taken yet. Many names have been doing the rounds as possible choice for Congress president, with a debate generated within by some party leaders to instal a young leader to lead the party. At Thursday’s meeting, which was to be held on Wednesday evening, party leaders discussed preparations for the 75th birth anniversary celebrations of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi later this month. The Congress plans to hold a big political event to commemorate the event.last_img read more

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Jewel To Help End Child Hunger With Country Music Awards Performance

first_imgThe Academy of Country Music announced today that Jewel will partner with ACM Lifting Lives to perform a live mash-up of her chart-topping hit “Hands” combined with “Fill a Heart,” an original song written by singer-songwriter Tori Kelly.This special musical moment, presented by ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here campaign, will be performed at the 48th ANNUAL ACADEMY OF COUNTRY MUSIC AWARDS, to be broadcast LIVE from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Sunday, April 7, 2013 at 8:00PM, live ET/delayed PT on the CBS Television Network. Kelly, who wrote “Fill a Heart” for the Child Hunger Ends Here campaign to bring the story of hunger to life, will introduce the powerful 2013 ACM Lifting Lives moment with Jewel to viewers. This year’s ACM Lifting Lives show moment with Jewel marks the fifth consecutive year of moving performances, which have highlighted worthy causes and provided support on behalf of their beneficiaries during the live Awards telecast.Jewel experienced significant hardship in her early years prior to embarking on a successful career as a singer-songwriter and selling over 27 million albums worldwide. Without a place to call home, there were times when she wasn’t sure where she would spend the night or find her next meal. This experience provided the inspiration for her hit song “Hands,” a song about desperate times and not losing hope.“I’m so honored to perform this year’s ACM Lifting Lives moment and support ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here campaign. It’s an important cause I hold near and dear to my heart, and this is a wonderful way to give back and raise awareness. Tori wrote such a beautiful song, and I hope it serves as a wakeup call to everyone about how widespread a problem this is in the United States,” said Jewel.“The Academy has been dedicated to improving lives through the power of music for forty years, and this is the fifth year we’ve included an ACM Lifting Lives moment in the ACM Awards. We are proud to partner once again with ConAgra Foods to bring together a memorable performance to viewers at home, and remind them about some serious issues that Americans face on a daily basis,” said Hannah Martin, Manager, ACM Lifting Lives. “It’s an honor to have Jewel and Tori contribute their talents to this cause, and to help raise awareness for the nearly 17 million children who live in food insecure homes today.”ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy, is spotlighting the need to end child hunger in conjunction with ConAgra Foods, which in partnership with the ConAgra Foods Foundation has been fighting to end child hunger in America for 20 years. To participate in ConAgra’s Child Hunger Ends Here program, consumers can purchase specially-marked packages of select ConAgra Foods brands, including Banquet, Hunt’s, Marie Callender’s, PAM, Chef Boyardee, Orville Redenbacher’s, Manwich, Snack Pack, or Peter Pan Peanut Butter, and then visit www.ChildHungerEndsHere.com to enter the eight-digit code found on participating product packages. For each code entered through August 2013, ConAgra Foods will donate the monetary equivalent of one meal to Feeding America. Consumers can also download their favorite version of Tori Kelly’s “Fill a Heart” from Cody Simpson and Amber Riley on the website to share with others and inspire action for the cause.“Child hunger is a problem we cannot ignore,” said Chris Sinta, Director of Consumer Promotions at ConAgra Foods. “We’re excited to continue our partnership with the Academy of Country Music and we’re honored to have Jewel sing ‘Fill a Heart.’ Together, we can help make a difference.”For more information on how to join the fight against child hunger and how to participate in the ConAgra Foods’ Child Hunger Ends Here campaign, visit www.childhungerendshere.com.Source:PR Newswirelast_img read more

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