Balidan Badge row: Will ICC bow to Dhoni?

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9 more Kanchrapara councillors return to TMC from BJP

first_imgKolkata: Nine Trinamool Congress (TMC) councillors of the Kanchrapara Municipality in the North 24 Parganas district of West Bengal, who had defected to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) after the Lok Sabha elections results, returned to the state’s ruling party on Saturday, allowing it to regain control over the civic body board. The development comes two days after five Kanchrapara councillors returned to the Trinamool fold, taking the party’s tally to 19 in the 24-seat municipality. Also Read – Centuries-old Durga Pujas continue to be hit among revellers Meanwhile, one more councillor from the district’s Halisahar municipality rejoined the party after eight councillors, led by municipal chairman Anshuman Roy, returned to Trinamool earlier this month. Welcoming the councillors back, Abhishek Banerjee, Trinamool Congress MP and nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, claimed the BJP had forced the civic representatives to switch sides by intimidating them but could not hold on to them for long. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari Puja “Today nine councillors, including the municipality chairman and vice-chairman, have come back to our party. This takes the tally of Trinamool Congress councillors in Kanchrapara to 19,” Banerjee told reporters at the party headquarters here. “The councillors said they were forced to join the BJP after the Lok Sabha elections results. We are happy to take them back as they are old soldiers of our party and they are synonymous with Trinamool,” Banerjee said. The Trinamool had 12 councillors in the 23-member Halisahar municipality board after the return of eight of them. “Today one more councillor – Mrityunjoy Das – returned to the party. We have the majority with 13 councillors in Halisahar. In the coming days, Trinamool will run the boards of both these municipalities,” he said. Halisahar and Kanchrapara are the home turf of senior BJP leader Mukul Roy, once the right hand man of Mamata Banerjee. The two municipalities also fall in the Bijpur Assembly constituency, whose two-term MLA Mukul Roy’s son Subhrangshu Roy also defected to the BJP after the 2019 election results. Taking a swipe at Mukul Roy, Abhishek Banerjee said he should refrain from calling himself a national leader and should dare not to talk to the Trinamool Congress MLAs as he has failed to hold on to the councillors from his locality. “He cannot even hold on to the councillors from Halisahar and Kanchrapara. He is talking about being in touch with 160 Trinamool MLAs. If he has shame, he will not dare to talk to the MLAs of other political parties after today’s development,” Abhishek Banerjee said.last_img read more

SuperPark Society to make special announcement at carnival on Saturday

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The North Peace SuperPark Society will be making a big announcement at a family-friendly carnival event that is open to the public this weekend.SuperPark Society president Jaandi Roemer said that the carnival is going to be held on Saturday, June 16th. The carnival will feature animals and pony rides courtesy of a donation by Heartbreak Acres. The carnival will also feature a number of other kid-friendly games and activities, as well as a barbecue.Roemer said that the Society will also be selling legacy tiles for $20 that will feature the handprint of every donor to the Society’s planned indoor inclusive playground. Roemer also said that the Society will be making a special announcement at 12:00 p.m. at the carnival. The carnival is taking place at 8162 100th Ave. from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on June 16th. Admission is $5.00, while kids under one and adults get in free.For more information, contact Roemer via email at, or reach the SuperPark Society via their Facebook page: read more

EC announces slew of measures to arrest dip in voters turnout

first_imgKolkata: Concerned over the dip in voting percentage in the fifth phase of elections particularly in semi-urban areas such as Barrackpore and Howrah, the Election Commission of India is making extensive arrangements for a high turnout in the seventh phase when the city and its adjacent constituencies such as Kolkata South, Kolkata North, Dum Dum, Jadavpur are going to polls.”We are emphasising on elaborate security arrangements to instill confidence among the people and at the same time create an ambience that will make it easier for people to stand and cast their votes comfortably,” a senior official of the Commission said. Also Read – Bengal family worships Muslim girl as Goddess Durga in Kumari PujaBarrackpore with 76.83 percent voting recorded a dip of 4.93 percent compared to the polling percentage in 2014. Howrah had only 67.59 voting till 5pm on the voting day but ultimately rose to 74.78 percent with a rise of 7.19 percent in the last one hour (till 6 pm) taking the final percentage close to the 2014 percentage of 74.79 percent. Kolkata has the record of having the lowest percentage of votes in the state. “It is a challenge for us to bring the voters to the booths. We have been carefully designing many programmes to increase the turnout of voters soon after the dates of the elections were announced. We are also trying to have elaborate security measures to boost the confidence of the voters,” a senior official in the District Election Office (DEO) office of North Kolkata said. Also Read – Bengal civic volunteer dies in road mishap on national highwayAccording to the figures available with the Election Commission, in the 2014 Lok Sabha election, when the state average was a whopping 82.22, Kolkata South recorded only 67.95 percent North Kolkata had 65.99 percent. Some assembly constituencies located within the city also had a poor voting percentage. Tollygunge that falls under Jadavpur constituency recorded 74.01 percent turnout, Metiabruz that falls under Diamond Harbour constituency recorded only 72.26 percent turnout and Bidhannagar Assembly segment that falls under Barasat parliamentary constituency recorded 71.81 percent turnout of the voters. Jadavpur Assembly segment had a polling turnout of only 73.3 percent. The Commission is making efforts to erect shades in front of each polling station so that they people don’t have to stand under the sun. “There will be arrangements of water, medical facilities and rest rooms in as many constituencies possible so that they people can take rest if they feel uncomfortable. The aged and the physically challenged voters will be allowed to cast their votes early. We are also taking steps to help physically-challenged people to cast their votes,” an official said. As per the plans drawn up by the Commission, 673 companies of Central force will be deployed in the seventh phase with Kolkata getting a share of 146 companies for its two constituencies in 1,576 polling premises — making a provision of nearly 10 personnel for each premise. Another 27 companies of Central force is slated to be deployed for Bidhananagar commissionerate area. Apart from the Central forces there will be 291 inspectors, 1265 Sub-Inspector or Assistant Sub-Inspector, 2,330 armed constables and another 3,000 constables to maintain the law and order in the city. Apart from that another 27 companies of Central forces along with 55 inspectors, 316 Sub-Inspector or Assistant Sub-Inspector and 650 armed constable and another 700 constables will be deployed to man 802 booths spread over 344 premises in Bidhannagar commissionerate. The EC plans are not meant for only two constituencies of Kolkata but for the entire city, including parts of Jadavpur and Diamond Harbour constituencies.last_img read more

Website claims Soosai committed suicide

Soosai was married to Sathvadevi and they had two children called Suresh and Madhi.  During the final stages of the war Soosai’s wife and children fled and were captured by the security forces. (Colombo Gazette) The website also claimed that some 2000 civilians were used in an attempt to divert the attention of the military so that the LTTE leaders could escape. An Indian website has claimed that LTTE Sea Tiger leader Soosai had committed suicide during the final stages of the war.The website, Athirvu, says Soosai swallowed a cyanide capsule and also shot himself using his personal weapon near the beach between Mullivaikal and Nandikadal on May 17, 2009. However when it was found that troops were moving into the area the civilians were directed to move towards safety and he committed suicide, the website quoted eye witnesses as saying.The Sea Tiger force was defeated in April 2009 and on May 18, 2009 the government announced that Soosai was killed when a rocket hit the armored-plated van he was travelling in. He had committed suicide after  it became clear that senior LTTE leaders could not escape from the area as they were surrounded by the security forces. read more

Vasantha Senanayake says will support a UNP PM

However he said that in Parliament he will support the Prime Minister nominated by the UNP, whoever that may be. (Colombo Gazette) United National Party (UNP) Parliamentarian Vasantha Senanayake says he will support a UNP Prime Minister.Speaking to reporters at Temple Trees today Senanayake said that he has some concerns over the direction the UNP is heading.

WHO extends SARSrelated travel advice to Hebei province in China

As a result of ongoing assessments about outbreaks of severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) today said people planning to go to Hebei province of China should consider postponing all but essential travel.The advisory, which will be reassessed regularly, adds the latest area to the agency’s list of parts of China to be avoided, including Beijing, Hong Kong, Guangdong, Inner Mongolia, Shanxi, Taipei and Tianjin. Following WHO’s initial global alerts about SARS issued in March, national authorities have heightened surveillance for suspect and probable cases. In many countries, prompt detection and isolation of initial cases have prevented further transmission altogether or held additional cases to a very small number.The agency said it based its decision to extend the ban on a careful review of information about the magnitude of the SARS outbreak in China’s Hebei province. WHO travel advice is issued to protect international public health and to reduce opportunities for further global spread.SARS is an atypical form of pneumonia first recognized in late February, that has spread along the routes of international air travel. Globally, more than 7,000 cases of SARS have been reported, with over 600 confirmed deaths, according to WHO. read more

Agropur to double US dairy processing with deal for Davisco Foods assets

MONTREAL – Agropur, Canada’s largest dairy co-operative, will double its U.S. processing operations with a deal to buy the dairy processing assets of Davisco Foods International, its third acquisition this month.“With over US$1 billion in annual sales, this acquisition is by far the largest transaction in Agropur’s 76-year history,” president Serge Riendeau said Tuesday after the purchase was announced.It follows several recent transactions which together will increase Agropur’s annual sales to more than $5.8 billion from $3.8 billion and increase milk processing to 5.3 billion litres at 41 plants across North America.Agropur will finance the purchase that’s set to close Aug. 1 with cash and new credit facilities underwritten by Desjardins Capital Markets, BMO Capital Markets and Rabobank.The Quebec-based co-operative said it will become the fifth-largest cheese and ingredients processor in the United States.In the past two weeks, Agropur has also announced the acquisition of the dairy and food distribution assets of New Brunswick’s Northumberland Dairy Co-operative and the $356-million purchase of Sobeys milk, yogurt and ice cream manufacturing operations in Western Canada.Chief executive Robert Coallier said recent acquisitions will help “solidify the development and sustainability” of the co-operative by diversifying its geographic markets and portfolio of products.“The world dairy industry is consolidating at an accelerated pace and our acquisition of Davisco supports our objective of increasing our global presence.”The U.S. currently accounts for 40 per cent of its revenues.“This allows us to have a greater critical mass, and at the same time, to become a more significant player in this market,” he added in an interview.Coallier said the acquisition puts Agropur in a stronger position because Davisco already exports its products.“(The transaction) will provide us with a larger platform to improve our performance in this area,” he said.Jon Davis, CEO of the Minnesota-based family run company which also operate Davis Family Dairies, said Davisco and Agropur have each been built over decades with very similar cultures.The transaction announced Tuesday will add cheese processing operations in Minnesota, Idaho and South Dakota, an ingredients plant and a retail store, plus sales and distribution offices in the U.S., China, Singapore, Geneva and the Netherlands.Privately owned Davisco employs 900 workers and annually processes 1.7 billion litres of milk, making more than 170 million kilograms of cheese and 80 million kilograms of whey ingredients.Founded in 1938, Agropur processes more than 3.4 billion litres of milk a year in its 32 plants across Canada and the United States. It includes 3,554 dairy producer owners and 6,500 employees.Its brands include Natrel, Quebon, OKA, Farmers, Central Dairies, Sealtest, Island Farms, Olympic and iogo.— With files from Julien ArsenaultFollow @RossMarowits on Twitter by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press Posted Jul 22, 2014 2:58 pm MDT Agropur to double U.S. dairy processing with deal for Davisco Foods assets AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email read more

1 drug company announces details of 5M opioid settlement

opioidsdrugspills CLEVELAND (AP) – The drug company Allergan says its $5 million payments divided between two Ohio counties will remove it from a trial scheduled for October on the toll of opioids there.Government officials previously announced the settlement with Cuyahoga (ky-uh-HOH’-guh) and Summit counties. The Dublin, Ireland-based company made its first public statement about the deal on Friday.- Advertisement – It says Cuyahoga will get $3.1 million and Summit $1.9 million. The company said in a statement that settling made more sense than the costs of continued litigation in the first federal trial scheduled in a case in which government entities are suing the drug industry.The company is a defendant in many of the roughly 2,000 similar claims across the U.S.Endo Pharmaceuticals also settled in August with the Ohio counties for $10 million.Related Article: Air travelers start to feel effects of government shutdown(Copyright 2019 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)8/30/2019 11:43:33 AM (GMT -4:00) read more

Does It Matter That The Sixers Best Players Have No Playoff Experience

The Philadelphia 76ers are going to make the playoffs — not that their best players know what that feels like. Teams with their level of inexperience don’t usually push past the first round. Can the Sixers break the mold?

The Economic Definition of Ore for your new subscription to International Mining

first_imgWe have three copies of Ken Lane’s book The Economic Definition of Ore: Cutoff grades in theory and practice, one of which is in Spanish to be given to the first three new subscribers to International Mining Project News.With the industry clearly now rising out of its recent prolonged malaise, projects are moving ahead and this is the time to get to know them and for your company y to become known to them in order that you might win orders for equipment and/or services. Or, if that is your aim, IMPN is a great source of project information on peers, or for M&A or royalty ideas.Single 1 year subscription costs: £350, US$560 or €420Single 3 year subscription costs: £880, US$1,440 or €1,090Kenneth F. Lane led the way for value based optimisation of the full scope of mining activities. In particular, showing how cutoff grade policies bridge the disciplines and developed the framework for maximising the whole project value by optimising this policy every year as the resource was depleted. This work led to more valuable mining in many of the largest surface mines in the world and for the underground projects that have used these principles.He was inducted into the International Mining Technology Hall of Fame in Denver on February 20 at the gala dinner event at the Brown Palace Hotel during the SME annual conference.Lane’s book on cutoff grade optimisation is dedicated to optimisation of the entire mining business, first published in 1988. Filled with practical guidance and the theoretical algorithm derivations, Lane held nothing back, it was designed to genuinely help the industry make more from the precious resources that we normally only have one opportunity to process. The book is still in print, and widely referenced ( These copies were kindly donated by COMET Strategy.Contact emma@im-mining.comlast_img read more

Man arrested over Tipperary slurry pit murder

first_imgA MAN IN his 40s has been arrested in Tipperary this evening in connection with the murder of Bobby Ryan, whose remains were discovered in a disused slurry put in April last year.The father of of two had worked in a quarry and as a part-time DJ and had disappeared in June 2011. His body was found by a farmer leasing land at Fawngowan, which is outside Tipperary town.Yesterday, a 45-year-old woman was also arrested as part of the investigation and gardaí said this evening that she remains in custody at Tipperary Garda Station where the man arrested today is also being held.The murder investigation continues.Related: Woman arrested in relation to Tipperary slurry pit murder>last_img read more

State politicians to get raises

first_imgOLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — A citizen commission that sets elected officials’ salaries has voted to increase pay for Washington lawmakers by 2 percent annually for the next two years.The salary commission voted to approve the raises Wednesday, The News Tribune reported.A rank-and-file member of the state Legislature makes $46,839 per year. Those legislators’ salaries will increase to $47,776 in September, and to $48,731 in September 2018.Lawmakers are in the midst of a 30-day special session after they were unable to approve a two-year budget during the regular 105-day session.They haven’t been able to agree on a new two-year operating budget without going into overtime since 2009.Several members of the salary commission said their role isn’t to consider performance or the decision-making of individual politicians when setting salaries. Instead, they said the independent commission considers factors including job responsibilities and the rising costs of inflation.“We’re not a political body. It’s very hard to keep separate our duties because we’re charged with setting salaries for elected officials, but we are not political,” said commission member Melissa O’Neill Albert. The salary commission also decided to award raises of 1 percent per year to statewide elected officials, including the governor and attorney general.Gov. Jay Inslee’s annual salary will rise from $173,617 to $177,107 between now and September 2018, while Lt. Gov. Cyrus Habib’s annual salary will increase from $101,889 to $103,937 during the same period.last_img read more

West Ham need to change the overall atmosphere

first_imgIt has been a really difficult season for West Ham United so far and the incident when Andy Carroll left the bench before the end of the game didn’t help the situation at all.David Moyes admitted that the atmosphere around the club hasn’t been the best lately and there are some changes that are needed to be made as soon as possible to improve the situation in the upcoming seasons.The Scot spoke about his side’s struggles as he said, according to Sky Sports:Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“It makes it very difficult. There are so many different things that can happen at football clubs daily, whether it be transfers, dealing with players, team selection and you hope you get a little bit of trust.”“I have got to say I have had to come to terms with the culture of West Ham and it seems that leaked stories are part of it here.”“Can I change it? I’m sure every manager who has come in has tried to change it. I’ve tried not to waste any energy and not get too wound up about it because I think it is the culture of West Ham United. I would love to change it in many ways.”last_img read more

Napoli closes the door on Cavani return

first_imgNapoli have ruled out the return of Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani this summer, according to club president Aurelio De Laurentiis.The PSG forward is a popular figure with Napoli supporters following a successful three-year spell. He eventually joined French giants Paris-Saint Germain in a big-money deal, where he has won four Ligue 1 titles and currently the club’s all-time top scorer.But with rumors rife over a potential reunion during the transfer window, Aurelio De Laurentiis has brushed aside the suggestions in an interview with Italian radio.“Cavani? I haven’t signed him and won’t sign him,” he told Radio Kiss Kiss (via Football Italia).‘There were no phone calls with his representatives. Newspapers have to sell copies; they’re going into crisis and without these headlines, they can’t survive.’Maurizio Sarri, JuventusMaurizio Sarri satisfied despite Juventus’ draw at Fiorentina Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Maurizio Sarri was satisfied with Juventus’ performance on Saturday afternoon after finishing a tough game at Fiorentina 0-0.Another player linked to the Naples side this transfer window is Chilean midfielder, Arturo Vidal. But De Laurentiis insisted that the Serie A side are focused on purchasing younger players during the close season.“He said: Vidal to Napoli? False. He’s someone I followed many years ago, but now I’m looking for younger players who are usable in the long run.“Today, three great players in our squad return, Milik, Zielinski, and Koulibaly. We already have top players at home.”Carlo Ancelotti was brought in to spearhead their challenge for the Serie A title, with former coach Maurizio Sarri now in charge at Chelsea.last_img read more

Spike in number of female prisoners at Alaska prisons

first_imgThe increase in the number of women prisoners in Alaska more than tripled that of male inmate growth between 2004 and 2013.The Alaska Dispatch News reports the statistics released Monday by University of Alaska Anchorage researchers show that the female inmate population grew by about 87 percent over the 10-year period, while the number of male inmates grew by about 24 percent.The state has responded by increasing the number of beds for women at Anchorage Correctional Complex and at the state’s women-only facility, Hiland Mountain Correctional Complex.Lawmakers recently announced that a nonprofit would help review Alaska’s criminal justice system and propose reforms in order to decrease the total prison population, which has grown by more than 50 percent in 10 years.last_img read more

UA Pres Candidate Suggests Streamlining Academic Offerings

first_imgA man vying for the University of Alaska’s top leadership role says he is expecting academic programs to become stronger but fewer in the next decade.The Juneau Empire reports Jim Johnsen is the university’s first choice to replace retiring President Pat Gamble in one of the state’s highest-paying government jobs.State data shows Gamble made $330,000 in 2014.Johnsen started his tour of the state in Juneau and spoke with a small group of lawmakers, leaders and community members Thursday night.He said consolidating programs among the three campuses will strengthen what the university offers and save money by avoiding redundancies.Johnsen is among four finalists out of 24 applicants for the job.The Board of Regents is expected to make a decision by the week of July 28.last_img read more

OnePlus 7 release not confirmed but key specs leaked well in advance

first_imgIBTimes VideoRelated VideosMore videos Play VideoPauseMute0:02/0:59Loaded: 0%0:02Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVE-0:57?Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedSubtitlessubtitles settings, opens subtitles settings dialogsubtitles off, selectedAudio Trackdefault, selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window. COPY LINKAD Loading … OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition hidden secret inside box revealed Closecenter_img Nothing is kept a secret for long in the technology industry as companies fail to contain information about their upcoming products from reaching the world. While some rumours turn out to be fake, others are on point and that’s exactly the case with OnePlus 7 leaks.OnePlus will launch its 2019 flagship OnePlus 7 in April or May, but the launch date is yet to be officially announced. That hasn’t stopped noted tipsters and sources from giving fans an early peek at what to expect from the anticipated smartphone. There’s no way of knowing for sure that the leaked specs and features of the OnePlus 7 are true, but the consistency with which all rumours align, it is hard not to believe.That said, a new leak was added to the pile of OnePlus 7 rumours – courtesy of SlashLeaks. The leak shows case renders of the unannounced phone, reiterating what has already been revealed in the past. It’s no match to the recently-shared renders of the OnePlus 7 in new gradient avatars, but it helps narrow down certainty on what is coming in the new phone.Based on the freshly leaked image of OnePlus 7 case, the handset is indeed going to don a triple rear-camera setup – first for the brand. We can also see the laser autofocus module and dual-tone LED flash at the back, further assisting in improving smartphone photography. OnePlus is expected to launch three dual-tone OnePlus 7 models with gradient finishT3 via Tiger MobilesThe right side of the phone case has a cut-out for what appears to be OnePlus’ signature Alert Slider, but the position of it has been brought down, which is odd. The power button sits just below the Alert Slider as the case provides protection to the button. The left side of the handset isn’t visible, but expect volume controls there.The biggest and most important highlight here is the presence of a wider cut-out on the top, which is naturally for the pop-up selfie camera – as seen on Oppo R17 Pro and Vivo V15 Pro. At the bottom, there are two cut-outs that are naturally for USB Type-C port and speaker grille. OnePlus 7 leaks in 360-degree video onlineSteve H.McFly (@OnLeaks)/TwitterThe front side of the purported OnePlus 7 is not shown in the leak, but the missing fingerprint sensor at the back suggests an in-display sensor or even an ultrasonic or optical solution. There’s nothing new that we learn from this new leak, but it is good to know that there is a consistency in the leaks, which only means they are closer to the real deal.Based on the previous leaks, we can infer that OnePlus 7 will come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 chipset, which is the obvious choice in 2019, 8GB/10GB RAM, 128GB/256GB storage, close to 4,000mAh battery with faster than Warp Charge technology, Android Pie-based OxygenOS 9 and a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display without any bezels on any side. Stay tuned for more details.last_img read more

Baltimore ID Cards to Build an Inclusive City Says Pugh

first_imgBy The Associated PressBALTIMORE (AP) — An identification card designed to help undocumented immigrants and other vulnerable people will soon be issued by Baltimore’s Catholic archdiocese.Baltimore’s mayor and Archbishop William Lori on Wednesday announced the launch of the parish identification cards. The IDs will be recognized by city agencies including the police.Mayor Catherine E. Pugh announcing the parish ID program. (Mayor Catherine E. Pugh’s Facebook Page/Courtesy Screenshot)Mayor Catherine Pugh says the effort supports her administration’s goals to “build an inclusive city.”Officials say it will improve public safety by providing identity cards to those who otherwise don’t have any and who avoid speaking to law enforcers due to their immigration status.Applicants will need to be members of a Catholic parish for at least three months before qualifying for one of the new identity cards.last_img read more

Rafael Nadal to open first international tennis academy in Cancun

first_imgCancun, Q.R. — A new tennis academy by a 10-time French Open champion is set to launch in November.Rafael Nadal, a 10-time French Open champion, is taking his tennis academies global with the opening of his first international academy, which will be in Cancun.The Rafa Nadal Tennis Centre Costa Mujeres is set to open in November 2018 and will be his first international school for promising young tennis players. The new facility, which is being constructed in the north portion of Cancun, will offer both tennis classes and weekly programs for both kids and adults.Photo: Rafa Nadal Sports CenterThe new tennis facility will cost around $8 million USD and will be hosted at the Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres hotel as a complement to the Rafa Nadal Academy, located in Mallorca.“In the main centers of tourism in the world, the first of several centers will be located in Mexico, a country that is close in every way,” he said.Nadal did not give the names of the other tourist destinations where they may build, but he did say that some will be in Europe and possibly Asia.“We are seeing the areas where the centers have acceptance and are clear global destinations,” he explained.The project, which began last year, will have eight clay courts, a 7-a- side soccer field, a paddle court and an exhibition of objects and clothing by the Spanish tennis player.Nadal said that the beaches of the Mexican Caribbean leave an impact on him every time he visits, adding that Cozumel is one of his favorite destinations to vacation and that Cancun will soon be a new favorite to promote tennis.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 WhatsApp (Opens in new window)last_img read more