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CAS confirms Carter’s appeal against IOC

first_imgThe Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed that Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has filed an appeal against the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) decision to disqualify him from the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games following an anti-doping rule violation.  In a media release, CAS outlines that the arbitration procedure is now in progress and advised that the parties will exchange written submissions after which a panel of three arbitrators will be constituted. This panel will then issue directives regarding the holding of a hearing into the matter and then make a decision after its deliberations.  “The Jamaican sprinter Nesta Carter has filed an appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) against the International Olympic Committee (IOC) regarding the decision issued by the IOC Disciplinary panel on 25 January 2017 in which he was found to have committed an anti-doping rule violation during the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. A consequence of such finding was the disqualification of Nesta Carter and the other members of the Jamaican team from the Men’s 4x100m relay at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games in which they had achieved the gold medal,” read the CAS statement.  “Nesta Carter seeks to set aside the challenged decision in order for the Jamaican team to be reinstated as gold medallists.” Carter along with members of Jamaica’s gold medal winning 4x100m relay team have been disqualified from the Games and have since returned their medals to the IOC via the Jamaica Olympic Association.last_img read more

FA CUP Resumes Friday

first_imgThe 2014/2015 Knockout Competition, dubbed the LFA CUP is expected to resume on Friday, August 5, with the 2nd Phase – and all the games would be played at the ATS, in Monrovia.According to yesterday’s draw, which was conducted at the LFA headquarters in the presence of 12 clubs representatives and the press, Watanga will host Mighty Dragon in the opening at 2:00pm. LISCR FC and Aries FC will climax the day at 4:00pm.On Saturday, Nimba United meets FC Fassell and Keitrace FC faces Monrovia Club Breweries.BYC II is expected to lock horns with NPA Anchors and Holders FC engages Jubilee FC on Sunday.The quarterfinals of the FA CUP will resume from Saturday, August 13 to Sunday, August 14, with six teams battling each other.A draw the following Tuesday after the best three teams from the quarterfinals, would witness a team taking a bye to the two-tied grand finals, while two teams would clash on Friday, August 21 for the last slot.Meanwhile, in the first phase of the Knockout, Aries FC whipped IE 4-2 in a lottery shot after a pulsating 1-1, and Smalltown FC bowed to BYC II 4-3 in a penalty shootout from a 1-1 tie.Jubilee defeated Gardnersville 2-1; and LISCR FC qualified by defeating Sesay FC 4-2 on penalties, after 0-0 draw.BYC I lost 2-1 to NPA Anchors and Keitrace FC beat Joy Conquerors 6-5, on penalties after a 2-2 tie.Watanga FC nailed LPRC 3-2; and Holder FC pinned Nimba FC 1-0.Monrovia Club Breweries spanked Mighty Barollee 4-0 in a lottery shoot, from a nil tie, and Mighty Dragon smacked ELWA United 3-1.Nimba United beat Mighty Blue Angels 1-0, and FC Fassell took a bye.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

October 4th Community Events Photos

first_imgConnie Greyeyes gives an opening speech for the Sisters in Spirit at Centennial Park. This event addresses violence against Aboriginal woman.                                              Picture: Amber DavyJingle Dress Dancers dance for the crowd at Centennial Park. Many dances took place at the park for the Sisters in Spirit event.                                                                            Picture: Amber DavyDancers and Fort St. John residents participate in a Round Dance to remember the Aboriginal woman who are either missing or have been murdered.                                            Picture: Amber Davy – Advertisement –A small football game took place at Centennial Park in the late afternoon.       Picture: Amber Davylast_img read more

DONE DEAL! Newcastle complete signing of Hull midfielder Mo Diame

first_img Mo Diame in pre-season action for Hull Newcastle have announced the signing of Mo Diame from Hull City for an undisclosed fee.The Senegalese midfielder, 29, has signed on a three-year deal, becoming the ninth arrival at St James’ Park this summer, and the second today following the signing of Aston Villa defender Ciaran Clark.Since signing for Wigan in 2009, Diame has spent his entire career in England, playing for the Latics, West Ham and Hull, helping the Tigers win promotion from the Championship last season by scoring the only goal in the play-off final win over Sheffield Wednesday.Speaking after the confirmation of the deal, the powerful midfielder told the official Newcastle website: “It is a great feeling to be a Newcastle player.“Everybody close to me knows how desperate I am to play in the Premier League again, but when Newcastle comes in for you it makes you think.“I am looking to the future. Newcastle is a big name, a massive club and will be back in the Premier League, for sure.” 1last_img read more

Sheffield Wednesday vs Leeds: Live commentary, kick-off time and team news

first_img Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions ADVICE MONEY Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade What is the team news?Bielsa names the same starting XI for the third successive game, however, Jack Clarke replaces Ryan Edmonson on the bench.Meanwhile, Wednesday welcome Fernando Forestieri into their starting line-up as he returns from suspension.Sheffield Wednesday: Dawson, Thorniley, Hector, Lees, Baker, Bannan, Pelupessy, Penney, Forestieri, Fletcher, ReachSubs: Palmer, Onomah, Nuhiu, Lucas Joao, Wildsmith, Preston, RiceLeeds United: Peacock-Farrell, Ayling, Douglas, Cooper (c), Jansson, Phillips, Klich, Alioski, Harrison, Saiz, RobertsSubs: Blackman, Forshaw, Pearce, Dallas, Baker, Clarke, Shackleton Getty REVEALED 1 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade RANKED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? FOOTBALL LATEST It was all smiles for Jos Luhukay as his side won at Villa Park silverware Championship leaders Leeds United are looking to avoid a second-straight defeat as they travel to face Sheffield Wednesday.Marcelo Bielsa’s side suffered their first league defeat of the season as a Che Adams brace saw Birmingham run out 2-1 winners at Elland Road. They’ll be up against the inconsistent Owls, who followed a defeat at Nottingham Forest with a win over Aston Villa last time out.Jos Luhukay’s side are unbeaten on home soil so far in the Championship.What time is kick-off?This Yorkshire derby is the Friday night offering on September 28.Kick-off at Hillsborough is at 7.45pm.Last season Wednesday won both meetings between the sides, including a comfortable 3-0 victory here.How can I listen on talkSPORT?You can hear live commentary of this game on talkSPORT2 from 7.30pm.The channel is available through DAB radio, via the talkSPORT mobile app and our web player. England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won BEST OF last_img read more


first_imgGardai in Letterkenny have confirmed they are no longer treating the death of a woman in the town as suspicious.Frances Barrett, 49, who was originally from Tamney was found at Lower Main Street on Saturday morning.The area was sealed off and Gardai carried out a forensics examination. A post mortem on the mother-of-three was carried out at Letterkenny General Hospital earlier today.WOMAN’S DEATH WAS NOT SUSPICIOUS was last modified: March 11th, 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)last_img read more


first_imgDONEGAL stunned red-hot favourites Roscommon to lift the Nicky Rackard Cup at Croke Park today with a superb performance in wonderful advert for hurling.The county’s hurlers’ fighting spirit shone through as they came from behind over and over again to eventually win the showpiece final at GAA headquarters.Playing most of the second half with 14-men, Donegal eventually won 3-20 to 3-16. Donegal had gone into an early lead with some great points, Lee Henderson having a superb game.Roscommon however raced into the lead, until Sean McVeigh netted to put Donegal back in the lead.A second Roscommon goal had them ahead by three points at half-time 2-10 to 1-10.But Donegal had a dream start to the second half when Paddy Hannigan scored in the opening seconds to level the match. Roscommon netted again, but Donegal’s never-say-die attitude shone through as a Danny Cullen long range effort ended up in the net.Lee Henderson was the undoubted man of the match, hitting a number of great points for Donegal as they led 3-18 to 3-13 with just minutes left on the clock.And that was despite having Ronan McDermott sent off just into the second half.Gerry Fallon and Niall Kilroy pointed to reduce the deficit to just three points, before another score reduced the margin to just two points with ten minutes left.Donegal’s defenders played out of their skins. Roscommon had a last minute free in front of the goals – went for goal – and missed.And Donegal went up the other end to add another point through Danny Cullen to extend the lead to three…before adding another through Stephen Boyle.Scorers for Roscommon: Gerry Fallon 2-9 (2-7f), Cathal Kelly 1-1, Gary Fallon 0-1, R Fallon 0-2, J Lawlor 0-1, N Kilroy 0-1, E Kenny 0-1Scorers for Donegal: L Henderson 0-10 (7f), P Hannigan 2-1, S McVeigh 1-1, D Cullen 0-3, C Matthewson 0-2, S Boyle 0-2, J Boyle 0-1 Roscommon: P Dolan (Capt.); S Curley, R O’Meara, I Delaney; S Melia, M Kelly, N Keenan; A Murphy, J Lawlor; Cormac Kelly, Gerry Fallon, Cathal Kelly; R Fallon, Gary Fallon, C Egan.Subs: N Kilroy for C Egan (28), D Nolan for A Murphy (41), C Dolan for N Keenan (48), E Kenny for Cormac Kelly (53)Donegal: P Burns; M McGrath, J McGee, B Harrigan; C McDermott, J Donnelly, J Boyle; R McDermott, D Cullen; L Henderson, S McVeigh, E McDermott; C Matthewson, P Hannigan, S Boyle.Subs: P Sheridan for C Matthewson (42), J Browne for J McGee (60), K Campbell for E McDermott (63).Referee: P Murphy (Carlow).DONEGAL ABÚ! HURLERS WIN NICKY RACKARD CUP FINAL AT CROKE PARK was last modified: June 9th, 2013 by BrendaShare 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:ABÚDONEGAL ABÚ! HURLERS WIN NICKY RACKARD CUP FINAL AT CROKE PARKlast_img read more

Fire rips through home

first_img The occupants all inhaled smoke but were not hurt, Boyd said. Her father, who suffers from congestive heart failure and diabetes, sat in an ambulance until paramedics were sure he was all right. Her youngest son, age 10, was upset, Boyd said. “He was just crying and holding on to his doggie,” she said. The fire damage seemed confined to the bedroom, but smoke damage was heavy throughout the house and the heat was intense enough to melt plastic objects in rooms that didn’t catch fire. Among the damaged furniture was a new pool table and a flat-screen television bought for Christmas. “Everything’s gone,” Boyd said, tears coming to her eyes. “I don’t have a lot of money. I have children. I have my daddy. I have my foster kids. All my dad’s medicine is gone.” Boyd rented three rooms at Motel 6 on Thursday night and was visiting relief agencies Friday looking for help. Boyd’s father has lived in the house for 16 years and she moved in after his health worsened, she said. They rent the house, but were arranging a loan to buy and had expected to sign documents next week. They have no insurance on their belongings, she said. Anyone interested in helping the family can contact Boyd through her sister Dorene Goldman at (661) 209-4034. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! PALMDALE – Nearly a dozen people were left homeless after a late-night house fire blamed on a portable electric heater under a bed in an elderly man’s bedroom. Samuel Goldman, 73, escaped unharmed only because he had awakened to get a glass of water before the fire started, his daughters said. “God saved him,” daughter Amy Boyd said Friday morning, standing outside the fire-blackened Spanish-style house. “Everybody’s safe, by the grace of God. I lost everything, though.” Firefighters said flames were coming from the roof when they pulled up just after 10 p.m. Thursday. It took them 25 minutes to knock down the fire, and one firefighter burned his hand battling the blaze. He was treated at a hospital and sent home. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORERose Parade grand marshal Rita Moreno talks New Year’s Day outfit and ‘West Side Story’ remake Fire officials estimated damage at about $80,000 to the house, which sits on an acre on Avenue R in Palmdale. Boyd said she was asleep when her children awakened her and told her their grandfather’s room was on fire. Her sister Shannon Reid and friend Michael Davis grabbed garden hoses and fought the flames until firefighters arrived. “It was just flaming up,” Davis said. All the occupants got out safely: Boyd, her sister, their father, Davis, Boyd’s three children and two teens she has taken in, and an invalid man and a woman she cares for. They had to carry the invalid man out. The family dog also got out. “The neighbors came to my help. They came out running in slippers, socks,” she said. last_img read more

Hughes hails Everton boss

first_imgMark Hughes has paid tribute to Everton manager David Moyes, who this week celebrates 10 years in charge at Goodison Park.Moyes is regarded as one of the top managers in the country and Hughes says the Scot can be proud of his achievements.“David’s done a remarkable job. Managing a big club like that comes with big expectations and he’s managed that very well,” said the Welshman.“He possibly hasn’t got the resources that other clubs have but he still manages what he has very, very well.“It’s difficult to be at a club that long – and being at the same club a long time can bring it’s own problems, because people will have heard the same voice over and over again.“It takes a skilled manager to keep making players aware of what’s required of them and he’s done that really well.”Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more