Premier League: Four positive coronavirus cases in latest testing for second week in a row | Football News

first_img“Of these, there were four new positive tests.“Players or club staff who have tested positive will self-isolate for a period of 10 days.”It is the second successive week there have been four positive tests in the Premier League.- Advertisement – The competition is now pausing for the international break but will resume on 21 November.Previous Premier League test results31 August-6 September – 1,605 tested, with three positives 7-13 September – 2,131 tested, with four positives- Advertisement – The Premier League has announced that there were once again four new positive tests for coronavirus among staff and players in the last week.A statement from the league read: “The Premier League can today confirm that between Monday 2 November and Sunday 8 November, 1,646 players and club staff were tested for Covid-19.- Advertisement – 14-20 September – 1,574 tested, with three positives21-27 September – 1,595 tested, with 10 positives28 September-4 October – 1,587 tested, with nine positives5-11 October – 1,128 tested, with five positives12-18 October – 1,575 tested, with eight positives19-25 October – 1,609 tested, with two positives26 October-1 November – 1,446 tested, with four positives2-8 November – 1,646 tested, with four positives More from Coronavirus In Sport – Advertisement –last_img read more

Publix to buy surplus produce and milk from farms to donate to food banks

first_imgPublix is doing even more for the community as we enter another month of living with the coronavirus.In addition to providing jobs for community members and convenience shopping for seniors and first responders, the company released a statement saying that they will also begin purchasing the surplus milk and fresh produce from farms which will then be donated to local food banks:” As a food retailer, we have the unique opportunity to bridge the gap between the needs of families and farmers impacted by the coronavirus pandemic,” Publix CEO Todd Jones said. “In addition to providing much needed produce and milk to food banks, this initiative provides financial support to farmers during this challenging time.”Learn more about the 150,000 pounds of produce and 43,500 gallons of milk purchased from local farmers and donated to Feeding America® food banks in the first week of our new initiative. https://t.co/y1zl7iG59z pic.twitter.com/nbDPzAQULm— Publix (@Publix) April 22, 2020 The company says that during the first week, they expect 150,000 pounds of produce and 43,500 gallons of milk will be donated and that they plan to keep up the pace.In addition to that, Publix Charities have also donated more than $2 million dollars to Feeding America’s member food banks.last_img read more

Longest season ends with Bayern beating PSG for 6th Euro Cup

first_imgLongest season ends with Bayern beating PSG for 6th Euro Cup Associated Press “We weren’t clinical enough,” PSG coach Thomas Tuchel said. “We want Kylian and Ney to always score, but you can’t ask for that.”PSG’s footballing superstars were subdued at a final which lacked usual pre-match entertainment from pop stars.Not that PSG lacked chances to take the lead at a final that should have been played in Istanbul in May, rather than the Portuguese capital in late August when seasons usually begin not end.Only the presence of “Istanbul” on the match ball that Neymar struck at Bayern goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in the 18th was a reminder here of the pandemic-enforced change of location.Neymar did spark the move that saw Ander Herrera and Di Maria combine but the Argentine could only strike over. And an interchange between Herrera and Mbappé before halftime ended with a weak shot from the French forward. “Who would ever have thought a guy from Canada would win the Champions League? Davies said. “Two years ago, if someone had told me this, I never would have believed it. Dreams do come true.” PSG, with its “Dream Bigger” motto, will hope they do, eventually in the Champions League.___More AP soccer https://apnews.com/Soccer and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports It was a downbeat way to end a season that saw PSG sweep a fourth domestic treble in six seasons that underlines why it is on Europe’s biggest stage where the team now has to prove its quality.“We need to once again build another strong, powerful side that can really kick on and continue this run,” Tuchel said. “That will be the challenge to try and rediscover this spirit.”PSG did manage to prevent Robert Lewandowski claiming a 56th goal of the season. For once his scoring contribution was not needed as this season like no other ended with a 21st successive win for Bayern as part of a 30-game unbeaten run.“When you think how we worked defensively until the 92nd minute — Lewandowski was chasing after the ball, that was incredible,” Flick said. “It was a complete team performance.”From the front to the back, as the 19-year-old Alphonso Davies became the youngest defender to win the Champions League. August 23, 2020 The Frenchman netted a 43rd goal of a perfect European campaign that has seen Bayern become the first team to win all 11 Champions League matches.“I feel a lot of joy, but also sadness for PSG,” said Coman, who left his boyhood club in 2014 — first for Juventus — after feeling undervalued. “It hurts my heart a bit.”The win capped an incredible transformation this season under Hansi Flick, who emerged from the shadows in November, with a promotion to the top coaching job with Bayern fourth in the Bundesliga. “I remember in November the papers wrote that no one fears this Bayern team anymore, that no one respects it and how bad they are,” Flick said. “I think the growth they underwent is sensational.”The European Cup will join the Bundesliga trophy — won for an eighth successive season — and the German Cup at Bayern. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditLISBON, Portugal (AP) — Breaking the silence with a beating a drum, his Bayern Munich jersey replaced by a “Champions of Europe” T-shirt, Joshua Kimmich wanted to savor the scene of glory.Two hours after setting up the goal that secured Bayern’s sixth European Cup, Kimmich emerged from the tunnel to walk back onto the empty confetti-covered pitch where his team had beaten Paris Saint-Germain 1-0 on Sunday night.Soon he was joined, sitting in the center circle, by David Alaba, the winners’ medal around his bare chest, and Serge Gnabry in a Bayern hat, swigging from a bottle. Only a few hundred people were allowed into the Benfica stadium, because of pandemic restrictions, to see PSG academy graduate Kingsley Coman head in the winner from Kimmich’s cross in the 59th minute.While Bayern won its first continental final since 2013, PSG has yet to lift the European Cup despite more than $1 billion being spent on players in the nine years under Qatari ownership.More than $500 million was spent on Neymar, Kylian Mbappé and Angel Di Maria, but PSG looked far from formidable or threatening against the Bavarian club that was more assured than the first-time European Cup finalists.As the front three were frustrated in front of goal, it was instead a left winger who plays in Neymar’s position, was born in Paris and started his career at PSG, who inflicted the blow.It was Gnabry attacking down the right that unpicked the PSG defense before passing to Thomas Müller. The forward deftly clipped the ball back to Kimmich, who spotted Coman running unchecked into the penalty area. “We all know where we’ve come from this season,” Müller said. “There are no secrets, we just kept moving forward. Obviously we have a lot of quality in the team, but we also have the spirit. The boys are prepared to suffer. ”The season is now over — three months later than planned — with Bayern a treble winner just as it was in 2013.Bayern joins deposed champion Liverpool as six-time champions of Europe, only behind AC Milan (seven) and Real Madrid (13). It was the first final to end 1-0 since Real Madrid beat Juventus in 1998 which was also the last final to feature teams who qualified as domestic champions. “I don’t know when that party will end,” Flick said.A night when PSG fans hoped to party on the Champs-Élysées ended with dozens clashing with French riot police. Back in Lisbon, when the final whistle blew, Neymar was in tears, embraced by rival Alaba. Before long the lights went out on the Stadium of Light. In the near-darkness of the Lisbon stadium, the players remained in celebration and contemplation. “When you win a title like this with brothers on the pitch,” Kimmich had said shortly after the full-time whistle, “that’s the maximum you can ask for.”On a continent where more than 200,000 have died from the coronavirus, the longest and most disrupted of peacetime men’s European football seasons ended in emptiness and near silence.Just as it was for so much of a first Champions League final played without fans.last_img read more

.6 inches of rain falls Monday evening, 15 inches for May

first_imgSumner Newscow report — Wellington received .60 of rain late Monday. Total for May is 15.0 inches.Follow us on Twitter. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new commentslast_img read more

DUTCH BUSINESS DELEGATION TO LIBERIA, SIERRA LEONE AND GUINEA Next Week

first_imgA Dutch business delegation is expected to visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea beginning July 6-9, 2015 with possible trade and investment opportunities. According to a press release from the Liberian mission to the Hague, the Dutch business delegation will be led by Lilianne Ploumen, Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation. Ms. Ploumen will travel to Monrovia on July 6, and hold discussions with President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, meet with relevant agencies and senior government Ministers including the National Investment Commission and Finance and Development Planning.The delegation will also hold discussions with Liberian business executives, farmers, multinational companies, NGOs and later during the day travel to the Freeport of Monrovia and before discussing with Dutch companies doing business in Liberia.The visit was made possible when President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf held discussions with the Minister for Foreign Trade and Development Cooperation of the Netherlands, Ms. Lilianne Ploumen on the sidelines of the EU High Level Ebola Conference held in Brussels, Belgium in March this year.The aim of the mission is to strengthen bilateral relations with the three Ebola worst hit West Africa countries, to exchange knowledge and promote trade. “Many Dutch businesses are unaware that there are good opportunities for the production sector in West Africa, which is not all that far from the Netherlands,” Ms. Ploumen told a recent meeting in the Hague.”West Africa provides many investment opportunities in areas like rice, coffee, cocoa, water and energy. Our businesses can also set an example in corporate social responsibility. Dutch companies are already active in the region, employ thousands of people who work in good conditions and earn a living wage. This makes us a popular partner,” the minister remarked.The mission will begin in Liberia where the Minister will first meet Dutch Companies operating in Liberia before meeting female entrepreneurs and business women as well as promoting the concept of the good governance and growth programs.The delegation leaves Monrovia for Freetown, Sierra Leone on Monday evening to hold discussions with Sierra Leone’s President Ernest Bai Koroma and later during the day meet with Dutch business people operating in Freetown and members of the Sierra Business Community before visiting Freetown’s port.Ms. Ploumen will later travel to Conakry, Guinea to continue similar discussions and consultations with the President of Guinea, Alpha Conde, where a Seminar on Doing Business in Guinea will be held. Thereafter, discussions will take place between the delegation and Guinean authorities and a visit to the Port of Conakry.Liberia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Isaac W. Nyenabo believes the mission will have positive effects on the business climate of Liberia, thus promoting Liberia’s local produce and opening up the Liberian market for not only Dutch investors but also promote trade and investment possibilities from other European companies. “The Netherlands and West Africa have many shared interests, This trade mission will help us broaden our relationship, and that will make it easier for us to discuss more relevant trade matters as well,” the Ambassador noted.At the recent program of the receiving of the Letters of Credence of Liberia’s Ambassador to the Netherlands, Isaac Nyenabo, the King of the Netherlands, His Majesty Williem-Alexander, revealed that a Trade Mission of Dutch investors and trade partners were planning to visit Liberia by July 6 to explore possibilities of doing business in Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.King Williem-Alexander said the mission’s objective was to contribute to the economies of the worst hit Ebola affected countries and provide jobs for the people.The historical relations subsisting between the Kingdom of the Netherlands and Liberia date as far back as the 17th Century when the Dutch ship “White Dog” reached the Liberian coast in 1614 and started informal trade with the inhabitants on the West Coast of Africa.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Weekend Reading

first_imgPosted on January 20, 2012November 13, 2014Click 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 email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)This week on the MHTF blog:Are there negative aspects to involving men?Jacaranda Health involves mothers in designing caremothers2mothers reports on their Active Client Follow-Up projectThe launch of Global Motherhood on the Huffington PostSome reading for the weekend:Young Champion Zubaida Bai featured on Women Deliver’s blogNew estimates of induced abortion ratesTraditional birth attendants as a resource in child birthShare this: ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read:last_img read more

Dont panic dont compare if youre getting your Leaving Cert results today

first_img2. Andrew McQuillan knows exactly the trigger-words that keep Leaving Cert students awake at night. 3. Paul McLoughlin had some proper, Back-to-the-Future financial advice for the 1989 version of himself (while inadvertently revealing his age): TODAY IS LEAVING Cert results day.But if you’re about to get yours, you probably already knew that.It can be a terrifying occasion, but according to readers of TheJournal.ie, it really, really shouldn’t be.Over the weekend, we tested out the idea that Leaving Cert results determine your career prospects and future happiness, by asking you this question:If you could travel back in time, what advice would you give yourself on Leaving Cert results day?Here are the results of your combined, hard-won wisdom…1. Ted Carroll had some solid, practical gastronomic advice. Collected my results at 10am and buried my friend at 11am…it’s not the be all and end all…perspective is everything.6. And the last word goes to Trevor Power, a member of the Class of 2014: Yep, I’m going to die on Wednesday.If I don’t die of heartache and utter disappointment my ma will take my head off my shoulders anyway.We don’t think so, Trevor. We reckon you’ll be ok, actually. And that goes for all of you… Source: SabberBerlin/YouTube @thejournal_ie put £100 on cork to do the hurling and football double the following year .— Paul McLoughlin (@macdaddyx2) August 10, 2014 Get a good feed into ya before hitting the booze for the day! Worry about everything else in a few days.You’re right there, Ted…center_img Dear 16 year old me (yes, I did the leaving at 16):I have no idea what any of these things are anymore:- trigonometry;- ox-bow lake;- tiseal guinneadach.In fact, I’m fairly sure I had no idea about them very very soon after your age.So take a deep breath and stop stressing about them now. Source: Paul McLoughlin/Twitter 5. If ever you needed a reminder of what really matters, The Todd gave it to us all with this heartbreaking comment: I’m in a unique situation. At 31 years of age I am collecting my Higher Level Irish leaving cert result this Wednesday.After 3 years in college, a year travelling and 7 years in a bank I’ve realised teaching is what I want and need the higher grade than I achieved first time round.My advice to old leaving cert me… Don’t panic. Don’t compare. It’ll take a wee while but you’ll get there.…Oh and don’t touch that cider later tonight as it’s pure petrol. 4. Never_again had a nice little story that proves there are many roads to finding what will really make you happy:last_img read more