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Tony Poll: Which 2015 Nomination Snub Upsets You the Most?

first_imgSometimes life is unfair—and although we’re psyched for the 2015 Tony nominees, a few shows and stars were definitely omitted from this year’s list. How dare the nominators ignore some of our favorite performances, plays and musicals of the year? From Finding Neverland to Hugh Jackman, we’re pissed, and we bet you are, too. Which 2015 snub is the most upsetting? Cast your vote below, but don’t worry—these stars could still take home a trophy at the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards—nominate them now!  View Commentslast_img read more

HALIMAH NAKAAYI WINS GOLD!

first_imgUganda’s Halimah Nakaayi (R) celebrates with Uganda’s Winnie Nanyondo after winning in the Women’s 800m final at the 2019 IAAF Athletics World Championships at the Khalifa International Stadium in Doha on September 30, 2019. Photo  AFP   RESULTS 3000M Steeplechase Final (Peruth Chemutai 5th) 800M Final (Nakaayi 1st, Nanyondo 4th) 400M Heat (Leni Shedi 31st out of 47)Prizes Finalists win…. $60,000 $30,000 $20,000 $15,000 $10,000 $6,000 $5,000 $4,000Doha, Qatar | LOUIS JADWONG | In a thrilling finish, Uganda’s Halimah Nakaayi snatched the 800m title in 1:58.04 at the World Athletics Championships on Monday. Colleague Winnie Nanyondo came 4th in 1:59.18 in Uganda’s best ever performance in a single race at the Worlds.It is only the second World Championship athletics medal by a Ugandan woman, the first having been Dorcus Inzikuru’s gold in the 3000m steeplechase 14 years ago in Helsinki.On August 8, 2005, Dorcus Inzikuru stunned the world with her victory in the 3000m steeplechase women’s final, ending a 33-year-wait for a global athletics title for Uganda. The national anthem had last been played at a world athletics event in 1972, legend John Akii-Bua having won gold in the 400m hurdles.Of Uganda’s six medals at the worlds, Inzikuru’s was the only one by a woman until today. Uganda’s other gold medal favourite  Joshua Cheptegei (left) will run the 10,000m final seven days from now, on the final day October 6, a day after Stephen Kiprotich in the marathon.Uganda has participated in IAAF World championships in Athletics since 1985 and won 2 Gold medals by Dorcus Inzikuru Helsinki 2005 and Stephen Kiprotich Moscow 2013; 2 Silvers by Davis Kamoga Athens 1997 and Joshua Cheptegei 2017, and Bronzes by Moses Kipsiro Osaka 2007 and Solomon Mutai in Beijing.Ugandan team in DOHA – Women (10)400 MetresLeni SHIDA800 MetresHalimah NAKAAYIWinnie NANYONDO1500 MetresEsther CHEBETWinnie NANYONDO5000 MetresSarah CHELANGAT10,000 MetresRachael Zena CHEBETJuliet CHEKWELStella CHESANGMarathonLinet Toroitich CHEBET3000 Metres SteeplechasePeruth ChemutaiMen (12)1500 MetresRonald MUSAGALA5000 MetresOscar CHELIMOStephen KISSA10,000 MetresJoshua CHEPTEGEIJacob KIPLIMO 1Abdallah Kibet MANDEMarathonStephen KIPROTICHFred MUSOBOSolomon MUTAI3000 Metres SteeplechaseAlbert CHEMUTAIBenjamin KIPLAGATBoniface Abel SIKOWO Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more

Local Undercover Prostitution Sting Arrests Eight Suspects

first_imgLeandro Pedro Montejo, 48, soliciting another to commit prostitution.Joshua Kaufman, 26, soliciting another to commit prostitution.Nathaniel Young, 31, soliciting another to commit prostitution.Oduguer Velasquez, 24, soliciting another to commit prostitution.Martin Luna, 41, soliciting another to commit prostitution.Christopher Allette, 31, soliciting another to commit prostitution.Martin Oser, 80, soliciting another to commit prostitution. The West Palm Beach Police Department has arrested eight people who allegedly participated in a prostitution ring.Last Tuesday night, an undercover officer made contact with each of the men who were eventually charged, offering them sex in exchange for money, according to the arrest reports. The price varied between $5 and $20.When undercover police began the solicitation, uniformed officers swarmed in and took the solicitor into custody. The conversations were recorded and will be used as evidence.The suspects and their charges are as follows: Jeremiah Garvin, 46, soliciting another to commit prostitution.last_img read more

2014 Little League World Series…Mo’Ne Davis doesn’t pitch but hits RBI in Pennsylvania’s win over Texas

first_imgPhiladelphia’s Mo’ne Davis drives in a run with a single to right field off Pearland pitcher Clayton Broeder during the first inning of a baseball game in United States pool play at the Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)Thirteen-year-old pitching sensation Mo’Ne Davis didn’t pitch Aug, 17 during the Taney Dragon’s (Pennsylvania) matchup against Pearland East (Texas) in the 2014 Little League World Series tournament in Williamsport, Pa. Little League rules require pitchers to rest a full three days between pitching performances.But Davis’ absence from the mound didn’t stop her from making an impact in Taney’s 7-6 comeback win over Texas.Instead of pitching, Mo’Ne played shortstop on defense and contributed in the batting lineup Sunday night. She popped a RBI single near center field in the first inning to help her team take an early 2-0 lead, and was walked during her next at-bat in the bottom of the fourth inning. She later hit a ground ball and was quickly thrown out during her third and final at-bat in the fifth inning. With her RBI single, she became the sixth girl to record a hit in LLWS history and fourth to post an RBI.With Davis resting her arm, the team’s next best pitcher, 12-year-old Jared Sprague-Lott, started the game for Taney. Sprague-Lott threw eight strikeouts but also gave up two home runs and five earned runs total. Sprague-Lott was replaced in the fifth inning after giving up his second homer. Joe Richardson took over the pitching mound for Taney but gave up another run to push Texas ahead, 6-3, in the top of the fifth.Zion Spearman came up big for Taney with an RBI double in the bottom of the fifth and Kai Cummings added an RBI single to help cut the score to 6-5 heading into the sixth inning. Taney then clinched its comeback victory after Spearman smacked a RBI triple in the sixth inning to tie the score at 6, followed by a Texas throwing error on a walk-off single by Tai Shanahan to give Taney the 7-6 win over Texas.Taney (2-0) will see it’s next LLWS action on Wednesday, Aug. 20.  Mo’Ne Davis will start the game as pitcher.– See more at: http://www.afro.com/mone-davis-doesnt-pitch-but-hits-rbi-in-pennsylvanias-taney-dragons-win-over-texas/?utm_source=Afro+Weekend+Sports+Wrap-Up+E-Blast%3A+August+18%2C+2014&utm_campaign=Sports+Lineup&utm_medium=email#sthash.9godUIv9.dpuflast_img read more

Play Your Part Statement on Mrs Madzonga

first_imgJohannesburg – Thursday, 05th July 2018 –  Brand South Africa is the official marketing agency of South Africa, with a mandate to build the country’s brand reputation. Its aim is to build pride and patriotism among South Africans, in order to contribute to social cohesion and nation brand ambassadorship.The domestic mandate is channelled through various collaborations and mainly its nationwide programme Play Your Part. The Play Your Part programme is created to inspire, empower and celebrate active citizenship in South Africa.  It aims to lift the spirit of the nation by inspiring all South Africans to contribute to positive change by getting involved.Through the programme, active citizens are on-boarded as Play Your Part Ambassadors through a rigorous vetting model. These ambassadors are given information about Play Your Part and a code of conduct. Once this is done a process of formally signing them on takes place which serves as a re-enforcement that one agrees and is aligned with the values of the programme.Mrs Khosi Madzonga who was recently appointed as a Play Your Part Ambassador, has been removed from the Play Your Part programme as an Ambassador. This follows reports in the media that Mrs Madzonga, used unacceptable language in communicating with a journalist on alleged claims about her lifestyle. Brand South Africa does not condone the use of vulgar, homophobic and malicious language used by any citizen.The Ambassador code of conduct dictates; “If an appointed Ambassador does not promote and represent the organisation in a positive manner or in a way not consistent with a respectable company image, the Ambassador will be subject to termination at Brand South Africa’s discretion”.“Mrs Madzonga has therefore been found to be in breach of our code of conduct. Play Your Part is centered around doing good for the benefit of communities and to maintain a positive image and reputation for the country at large. When we on-board Play Your Part Ambassadors, it is to celebrate and recognise their role in contributing to the betterment of the Nation. It is imperative that we all portray a positive image in every action we take”, said Brand South Africa’s GM: Marketing Ms Sithembile Ntombela.Brand South Africa encourages all citizens to continue doing good and to encourage others to start doing something.last_img read more

Wyndham Hotel Group Savings Program

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Now Everyone Can Embed Facebook Posts

first_imgFacebook is Becoming Less Personal and More Pro… Tags:#Facebook#now A Comprehensive Guide to a Content Audit The Dos and Don’ts of Brand Awareness Videos Guide to Performing Bulk Email Verificationcenter_img Related Posts Facebook just made embedded posts available to everyone, not just a select group of publishers. It first launched embedded posts in late July, more than two years after Twitter allowed people to embed tweets into news stories and blog posts.Facebook added some new features, including in-line video playback, the ability to re-embed status updates by grabbing the embed code from an already embedded update, and aesthetic changes that make it easier to view posts on mobile devices.Here’s what an embedded update looks like, if it works (it’s been wonky here on ReadWrite so far):Post by ReadWrite. readwritelast_img read more

Hong Kong title will make up for Asiad disappointment: Saina

first_imgSaina Nehwal with her trophy in Hong Kong. PTIAfter clinching her career’s fourth Super Series title with a thumping victory in the Hong Kong Open, ace Indian shuttler Saina Nehwal on Sunday said the triumph has made up for the disappointment of last month’s Asian Games debacle.”It was fantastic especially since I didn’t do well in the Asian Games. I didn’t train much before this tournament and didn’t expect to win. May be because I practiced a lot before the Asian Games so I decided to relax but I am very happy to win it here,” said Saina, who had lost in the quarterfinals of the Asian Games in China last month.Saina beat China’s Shixian Wang 15-21 21-16 21-17 to lift her third Super Series title of the year and said she was confident of pulling off a win even though she lost the first game.”I was nervous in the first game but I was confident at the same time. After I won the second game I gained more confidence. I was on the slower side and I expected her to hit negative shots and she did.”In the third game the strategy was to have a lead before I moved to the slower side and I was leading 11-9. I was moving well today and was confident of pulling off the match,” she said.Saina is the only Indian female shuttler to break the Chinese stranglehold in badminton and the Hyderabadi said she went into the match with a never-say-die attitude.advertisement”It is always difficult to beat Chinese players because they are physically strong and have good strokes but it is not impossible. I went with this attitude,” she said.Saina had earlier won back-to-back titles — Indian Open Grand Prix, Singapore Open Super Series and defended the Indonesian Super Series — before clinching the gold medal in the Commonwealth Games in October in New Delhi.Saina, who dropped to fourth in the world rankings, is likely to inch closer to the number one spot with this resounding victory.”I always wanted to win more tournaments and also become the number one but I didn’t expect to be number one by this year one and it would be another big dream come true. It will give me a lot of confidence,” she said.The world number four Indian said she would take a break and would be back to training for next season which would be a year of 2012 London Olympic qualification.”Just want to relax a bit and then it would be back to training and gear up for the Olympic qualification year next season,” she said.With inputs from PTIlast_img read more

2010 NTL Documents are now available

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