DMEC Talks Renewables at Europort

first_imgDutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC), on behalf of the OPIN project, will present the potential of marine energy during Europort 2019.Taking place in the world port city of Rotterdam from 5 – 8 November, Europort is setting up a series of high-profile masterclasses targeting a specific maritime sector.During this Europort Masterclass (November 6), frontrunners in the field of offshore renewables will present their newest solutions and share their vision on the future of offshore energy. What are the business opportunities for companies operating in the traditional oil and gas market today? And what technical innovations will reduce costs and increase efficiency? During the network lunch you will have the opportunity to interact with the speakers and other attendees.The Europort Masterclasses are jointly organized by Rotterdam Ahoy and Netherlands Maritime Technology.DMEC Director, Britta Schaffmeister, will present on the topic ‘The future of generating energy offshore‘.Those interested in joining this workshop can send an e-mail expressing your interest to Astrid Groot from the Dutch Marine Energy Centre attendance will be on a first come first serve basis for 15 OPIN members.last_img read more

India ‘mystery illness’ kills 28 children in Bihar

first_imgAt least 28 children in India’s Bihar state have died in the past week from an unidentified illness, officials say.Officials said that all of the children were between two and eight years. They died in Muzaffarpur town, 80kms (50 miles) from the state capital, Patna.Bihar Health Minister Ashwani Choubey told the BBC that a team of doctors from Delhi is visiting Muzaffarpur on Tuesday to diagnose the disease.Local doctors say the symptoms are similar to Japanese encephalitis.But, they say, an important symptom of Japanese encephalitis is a stiffening of the neck, which is absent from the Bihar cases.On Sunday, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar told reporters that the disease had not been identified yet.“Without identifying the disease how can we say what is killing the children there? The local doctors are giving treatment only on the basis of symptoms,” he said.Officials said blood samples of some of the ill children have been sent to the National Institute of Virology in Pune and National Institute of Communicable Diseases in Delhi for test and identification.Meanwhile, local TV channels say a number of sick children are being admitted to hospitals across northern Bihar.BBC News 18 Views   no discussions Share Share Tweetcenter_img Share Sharing is caring! HealthLifestyle India ‘mystery illness’ kills 28 children in Bihar by: – June 21, 2011last_img read more

Malay town to get new police chief

first_imgLieutenant Colonel Jonathan Pa-ac Pablito Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Pa-acPablito will assume the post of outgoing chief of police Major Jess Baylon inBoracay Island, Malay, Aklan.    Pablito, the former station commandeerof Iloilo City Police Station 1, was previously assigned as the chief ofStrategy Review Branch of the Regional Police Strategy Management Unit inIloilo, which ensures the implementation of the Philippine National PolicePatrol Plan 2030. Baylon will be reassigned in PoliceRegional Office (PRO-6) in Iloilo City after serving the Malay municipal policestation last June 2019.      Malay town has five sub-stations inBoracay Island and mainland Malay, three of the police sub-stations are locatedin the barangays of Balabag, Manoc-Manoc and Yapak. The old Boracay TouristAssistance Center (BTAC) office in Balabag is the main police station.   KALIBO, Aklan – A new police officialwill lead the municipal police station of Malay, Aklan. Baylon was assigned as BTAC chief onAug. 2016 prior to his assignment in PRO-6 as aide-de-camp of Police BrigadierJohn Bulalacao two years ago.(With areport from Akean Forum/PN)last_img read more

De Laurentiis: Osimhen actually cost Napoli €80m

first_img Promoted Content7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend BetterHere Are The 10 Most Famous Female Racers Of All Time5 Of The World’s Most Unique Theme ParksCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable Way7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The World8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits EarthTop Tastiest Foods From All Over The WorldDisney’s Live-Action Simba Was Based On The Cutest Lion Cub EverA Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtPlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body7 Mind-Boggling Facts About Black Holes8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth The 21-year-old striker was finally announced unveiled on Friday, following weeks of complex negotiations and moments in which it looked as if the whole deal was off. Napoli President Aurelio De Laurentiis, has confirmed that Lille ‘will receive circa €80million’ for the Nigeria striker, Victor Osimhen, who was the main target for Gennaro Gattuso, and the player will earn ‘€4-4.5m’ per year. It was initially speculated that the deal would be sealed with €70 million but after Osimhen changed his agent, it suddenly raised up in value. According to Sky Sport Italia, the actual cash fee is only €47.5m net (€50m gross), with another €10m in hard to get bonuses, plus four players put together and valued at €20m. The 21-year-old Nigerian striker becomes the Serie A club’s record signing after joining for an initial €50 million-plus add-ons. “We are very happy at Osimhen’s arrival,” said De Laurentiis on Radio Kiss Kiss. “The young man has been enchanted by Partenope (the ancient name for Naples, ndr). He will wear the Number 9 jersey.” This is only a taster of the full radio interview, which will be transmitted this evening, but the radio station did release some key quotes, including the debate over how much the transfer cost. “Gattuso really wanted to sign Osimhen. (Director of sport Cristiano) Giuntoli did a great job because the lad changed his agents during the negotiations. “Lille will receive circa €80m, while the player over the years will get between €4m and €4.5m per season.” read also:Osimhen talks tough after sealing €50m Napoli switch These are goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis, plus youth team players Claudio Manzi, Ciro Palmieri and Luigi Liguori. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… last_img read more

Eric Vieira remembered at GMR&SC ceremony

first_imgSOME of the tributes were long, others were short. No one,however,were teary-eyed but rather filled with laughter on hearing stories of a steel-willed, kind-hearted man that loved motorsport.Those tributes were paid to Eric Vieira,a former president of the GMR&SC,who passed away last week in London but was remembered yesterday by friends during a memorial ceremony at Guyana Motor Racing and Sports Club,Thomas Lands.Longtime friend Kit Nascimento, who chaired the proceedings, remembered Eric Vieira as a man who was always determined to get what he wanted done.“He hadn’t the slightest clue about sailing but he taught himself how to sail,” Nascimento reminded as he turned back the clock to Vieira’s early days of sailing; the memory of his first wooden boat still fresh within his mind.Meanwhile, Stanley Ming shared his long memory of the Guyanese, speaking of those days in London when he and Eric worked in a mechanic shop.“Eric and I joined together and started Technical Companies and Supplies Limited,” Ming recounted, a company which was devoted to the distribution of Yahama parts locally.Pat Holder, also a former administrator and friend of Eric,recounted their weekly races to ‘Nationals’ on Robb Street, where the last person to arrive would usually have to pay the bill.He remembered Vieira as a bit of a `daredevil’ recalling one particular story when they were on their way down from Timheri and Eric was struggling to liberate a piece of sugar cane from an estate truck; a struggle which almost cost him his life.“Well I don’t know how he got out the cane before the car came but he did, otherwise we wouldn’t have been speaking here; we’d be speaking long ago,” Holder joked.Giving the closing remarks was current President of the GMR&SC Mahendra Bhoodoo,who expressed that the sport has lost a giant but will continue to build on the works of Eric Vieira.last_img

Atwood, Lamar host Central Ark.

first_img February 4, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCentral Arkansas (7-15, 6-5) vs. Lamar (11-11, 5-6)Montagne Center, Beaumont, Texas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Rylan Bergersen and Central Arkansas will face T.J. Atwood and Lamar. The junior Bergersen is averaging 16.4 points over the last five games. Atwood, a senior, has scored 22 percent of the team’s points this season and is averaging 14.6 over his last five games. ___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, Atwood, Lamar host Central Ark.center_img Associated Press STEPPING UP: Atwood is averaging 15.8 points and 6.7 rebounds to lead the way for the Cardinals. Davion Buster has complemented Atwood and is accounting for 15.1 points and two steals per game. The Bears are led by Bergersen, who is averaging 15 points and 4.9 rebounds.TAKE IT UP A NOTCH: The Bears have scored 81.5 points per game and allowed 78.4 points per game in conference play thus far. Those are both solid improvements over the 68.8 points scored and 94.8 points given up per game to non-conference foes.BRILLIANT BERGERSEN: Bergersen has connected on 22.5 percent of the 111 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 10 of 25 over his last five games. He’s also converted 68 percent of his foul shots this season.WINLESS WHEN: Lamar is 0-9 this year when it scores 62 points or fewer and 11-2 when it scores at least 63.STREAK STATS: Lamar has lost its last four home games, scoring an average of 62.8 points while giving up 71.3.DID YOU KNOW: The Lamar defense has forced opponents into turnovers on an impressive 24.9 percent of all possessions, which is the 13th-highest rate in the country. The Central Arkansas offense has turned the ball over on 23.1 percent of its possessions (ranked 339th among Division I teams).last_img read more

Update on the latest sports

first_imgVIRUS OUTBREAK-SPORTSBristol is NASCAR’s next stopUNDATED (AP) — NASCAR’S next stop is Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, where the Cup Series races Sunday for the fifth time in 14 days. NASCAR is trying to make up eight points races postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.The field was set by a random draw and Brad Keselowski has the pole. He’ll be starting first for the second time in five races. Joey Logano will start second and Ryan Blaney third.In other news related to the coronavirus pandemic: NFL-LITTLE-CANCERPro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little fighting cancerSYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Pro Football Hall of Famer Floyd Little, who starred in the NFL for the Denver Broncos, has been diagnosed with cancer, according to a former Syracuse Orange teammate who has set up a GoFundMe page to help pay for treatment costs.Pat Killorin, a center for Syracuse in the mid-1960s, created the Friends of Floyd page last Sunday to help raise money for costs associated with curing what he calls “a treatable but aggressive form of cancer.” Little is 77.The three-time All-American at Syracuse from 1964-66 was selected sixth overall in the 1967 combined AFL-NFL draft by the Broncos. He spent his entire nine-year career with the franchise and rushed for 6,323 yards and 43 touchdowns. In 1971 he led the NFL in rushing yards with 1,133 and yards from scrimmage with 1,388. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2010. — Former welterweight champion Tyron Woodley meets rising contender Gilbert Burns Saturday night in the main event of the UFC’s return to its hometown. There won’t be any fans in attendance at the UFC Apex arena on its expansive corporate complex in Las Vegas. It’s the first of several shows to be held at the mostly empty gym.— Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich took a confident step closer to an eighth straight German title with a 5-0 demolition of Fortuna Düsseldorf in an empty stadium. With five matches remaining Bayern has a 10-point lead over Borussia Dortmund, which has played a game less. Bayern has won 14 of its last 15 league games as it cruises toward the title. Schalke and U.S. national team midfielder Weston McKennie played wearing an armband referencing the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis. McKennie had the handwritten message “Justice for George” on white tape around his left arm as Schalke played Werder Bremen.— The Ukrainian Premier League restarted Saturday but one game was called off when an unspecified number of soccer players and staff tested positive for the coronavirus. The league said players and staff from last-placed Karpaty Lviv had tested positive ahead of tomorrow’s match against Mariupol. The league is playing its first games since March 15, with Kolos and Desna kicking off the opening match. There are nine rounds left. The league is due to finish July 19 with a European qualification playoff following 10 days later.— The Spanish league says full team training sessions will resume Monday, ahead of the first match to be played following the coronavirus stoppage. La Liga said the government gave authorization on Saturday for squads to practice together. Until now, players had been limited to individual training before progressing to small groups. The league, which has been on hold since March 12, will restart on June 11 when Sevilla faces Real Betis without fans. The 11 rounds remaining are due to be played until July 19, according to the government. Barcelona leads Real Madrid by two points at the top of the table.— The English Premier League was given government approval on Saturday to press ahead with its June 17 restart, although players will have to stay apart during goal celebrations and disputes to maintain social distancing. Further details of the league’s plans for dealing with coronavirus cases have been disclosed with clubs likely to have to play even if they only have 15 fit squad members. The league says there have been no positive results in its latest round of COVID-19 testing. May 30, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditNFL-OBIT-ROOSEVELT TAYLORRoosevelt Taylor, 82, safety on Bears’ 1963 title team, diesUNDATED (AP) — Roosevelt Taylor, a star safety on the Chicago Bears’ 1963 NFL championship team, has died. He was 82. — Sporting events will be allowed to resume in England without spectators starting Monday, as long as they comply with the government’s coronavirus protocols. The new guidance for elite sports bodies paves the way for the planned June 17 return of the Premier League, the world’s richest soccer competition. The guidance includes a request that social distancing must be maintained in matches “during any disputes between players and referees or scoring celebrations.” Horse racing and snooker have already lined up events for Monday in anticipation of the end of an 11-week shutdown of sports.— France’s former sports minister says the government was too hasty in calling off soccer leagues this season. The French leagues were canceled after Prime Minister Édouard Philippe said in late April they could not resume because of the coronavirus pandemic. Patrick Kanner, sports minister from 2014-17, thinks the leagues were pressured into canceling. In a French radio interview Saturday, Kanner said “they were not given any choice” and that “maybe we could have resumed playing in June.” France is the only one of Europe’s five major soccer leagues to cancel its season.— The South African government says it’s maintaining a ban on all contact sports because of the coronavirus, meaning the country’s professional rugby teams and its world champion Springboks will remain out of action. The sports minister’s announcement Saturday came as South Africa prepares to further ease lockdown on Monday and open up most of its economy as part of a phased relaxation of restrictions. Professional non-contact sports competitions will be allowed in some regions. Rugby teams can resume training if protocols are in place, including mandatory screening. All teams have 14 days to submit detailed plans on their protocols for approval before they can train.— The Austrian Health Ministry has approved safety conditions for Austria to host two Formula One Grand Prix races in July. The first 10 races of the season have either been postponed or canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic, but F1 could finally return with back-to-back races at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg on July 5 and 12. The double-header would have no spectators and only a limited number of people involved.— Four-year colleges facing budget shortfalls because of the coronavirus outbreak have eliminated nearly 100 sports programs. Critics say some of those sports might have survived if decision-makers had considered the benefits those sports brought to the schools as a whole. Former University of Idaho president Chuck Staben argues athletes in sports that award partial scholarships often pay more than the value of their scholarships for tuition. He says that’s especially important at a time when enrollment declines are accelerating because of the pandemic. The team said he died Friday but did not provide details.An All-Pro in 1963 when the Bears won the title, Taylor played his first nine NFL seasons with Chicago, 1961-69, appearing in every game. A ballhawk, he led the league in interceptions in 1963 with nine, also making the Pro Bowl.Chicago was 11-1-2 in that championship season, winning all eight games in which Taylor made an interception.He also made the Pro Bowl in 1968. The next year, he was dealt to San Francisco for guard Howard Mudd and spent 2 1/2 seasons with the 49ers, then was Washington’s free safety in 1972. The Redskins lost to Miami in the Super Bowl that season, with the Dolphins finishing off their perfect record.In all, Taylor had 32 interceptions, 23 with the Bears. He ran back three for touchdowns and also scored on a fumble return. — Major League Baseball wants to ban mascots if the sport resumes this season. But mascot guru Dave Raymond thinks that’s a bad idea. He says “every mascot should be essential because of its ability to connect and distract with fun.” Raymond was the first Phillie Phanatic and has since become a mascot consultant. He has helped create, brand and train the next generation of hundreds of stadium characters. Mascots were lumped in with other baseball traditions that would be weeded out under a 2020 proposal. The traditional exchange of lineup cards would be eliminated, along with high-fives, fist bumps and bat boys and girls.— The Pawtucket Red Sox have found something to do with McCoy Stadium while the minor league baseball season is on hold. Starting next weekend, the Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox will be serving ballpark fare on picnic tables that are spread out across the infield dirt. To follow Rhode Island state guidelines on dining, “Dining on the Diamond” is limited to 20 tables, with two seatings per night. The first four seatings sold out in 88 minutes.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 COLLEGE BASKETBALL-FLORIDA-NEMBHARDFlorida’s Nembhard withdraws from NBA draft, transfersGAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Florida point guard Andrew Nembhard is removing his name from the NBA draft and returning to school — just not in Gainesville. A team spokesman said Saturday that Nembhard plans to transfer and will have two years of college eligibility remaining. Stadium first reported Nembhard’s intentions.Nembhard entered the NBA draft last month. He hired NCAA-certified agent Jaafar Choufani so he could retain his college eligibility. He took a similar approach after his freshman year and eventually returned to Florida after not getting invited to the NBA scouting combine.As a sophomore, he averaged 11.2 points, 5.6 assists and 3.0 rebounds. With 173 assists and 80 turnovers in 2019-20, his assist-to-turnover ratio ranked 49th in the country. Associated Press Update on the latest sportslast_img read more

Almost there

first_imgThe Trojan Family Room in the Ronald Tutor Campus Center remains empty a little while longer, though the fireplace was tested last week in the first test burning. The building received temporary occupancy on May 13, and will be open to the public in a few weeks. Dieuwertje Kast | Daily Trojanlast_img

Shafer lists Davis as day-to-day, Morris II doubtful

first_imgDyshawn Davis is listed as day-to-day after spraining his right ankle against North Carolina State, SU head coach Scott Shafer said on his weekly teleconference on Tuesday.“We’re looking at day-by-day with Dyshawn,” Shafer said. “We want to take it one day at a time to see where he’s at. We’ll look at him Thursday and make our decision then.”Davis re-aggravated the ankle late in the first half against the Wolfpack and missed the remainder of the game. He was still wearing a boot on Monday for the injury Shafer said has been nagging him since training camp.Josh Kirkland, who filled in for Davis in the second half, will continue to see additional reps along with Marqez Hodge.“We know that Kirkland and Luke Arciniega are two kids that have played and done a good job being supporting cast, but I also look forward to seeing Hodge be that guy because I think he’s on the brink,” Shafer said.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textGeorge Morris II will likely be doubtful for Syracuse’s game at Georgia Tech on Saturday, Shafer said. The running back missed SU’s 24-10 win against N.C. State last Saturday with an upper-body injury as Prince-Tyson Gulley filled in for him on kick returns.“George will probably be doubtful this week,” Shafer said, “but he is getting better and we’re looking forward to his return.” Comments Published on October 15, 2013 at 12:22 pm Contact Stephen: | @Stephen_Bailey1 Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Former ’SC football receiver Keyshawn Johnson arrested

first_imgFormer USC and NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson was arrested in Calabasas, Calif. on Monday on suspicion of domestic abuse, according to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.Officers responded to reports of possible spousal abuse shortly before 1 a.m. Monday morning and determined that Johnson was involved in a “domestic dispute” with his former girlfriend. Johnson was subsequently arrested for misdemeanor domestic battery. He posted $20,000 in bail and was released later that morning.A Los Angeles native, Johnson played under USC coach John Robinson in 1994 and 1995, helping lead the Trojans to victory in the 1995 Cotton Bowl and 1996 Rose Bowl. He was the first draft pick in 1996 for the New York Jets, and during his career in the NFL played for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Dallas Cowboys before announcing his retirement in 2007.He frequently appears on ESPN as an analyst.Johnson tweeted a statement Monday evening saying, “I would like to apologize to my family, friends, fans, colleagues, and, of course, to Jennifer for what happened last night at my home in Calabasas. Though the true facts will come out as part of the legal process, I can say now, without hesitation, that I did not hit, grab or strike Jennifer, nor would I ever touch her or any woman in anger. I am cooperating with the authorities and will continue to do so to ensure that this personal matter is fairly and expediently resolved.”Students on campus weighed in on the news of the former player’s arrest.“I was surprised to hear he was arrested for domestic abuse,” said Jesse Brummel, a junior majoring in communication. “He stated that he didn’t lay his hands on her, and I believe him. I’m interested to see more facts, though.”Trevor Williams, a junior majoring in business administration, noted that Johnson spoke in one of his classes, and he seemed very     “put-together.”“It was surprising,” said Trevor Williams, a junior majoring in business administration. “[Johnson] came into my sports business class last semester, and he seemed like a very                           put-together guy, a very smart man obviously. This doesn’t seem like something he would do based on my limited observation of him, but it is disturbing and I hope the allegations aren’t true.”last_img read more