Monthly Archives: September 2017

Brighton to contest Tomer Hemed’s FA charge of violent conduct

Brighton will contest the FA’s charge of violent conduct against forward Tomer Hemed for an alleged stamp on Newcastle’s DeAndre Yedlin, Hemed fired the winner in Brighton’s 1-0 Premier League victory over Newcastle on Sunday but he was involved in an 88th-minute incident with Magpies defender Yedlin. An FA statement read: “Tomer Hemed has been charged for an alleged act ...

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Football League roundup: Ipswich pile pressure on Sunderland’s Grayson

Ipswich romped to a 5-2 victory over struggling Sunderland, who are now without a win in eight. Former Black Cat Martyn Waghorn headed the home side into a sixth-minute lead which was soon cancelled out by Billy Jones. However, goals from Jordan Spence and Bersant Celina put Mick McCarthy’s men in control and further efforts from David McGoldrick and Grant ...

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These infectious diseases are a hidden risk in kids’ sports

Participating in organized sports can bring plenty of health benefits for children and teens, but it also comes with certain risks, including the spread of infectious diseases. This week, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued new guidelines on on the risk factors to look out for, as well as tips to help prevent these infections and advice on how to ...

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How national anthem became essential part of sports

For decades, Americans have stood for the national anthem and then sat down for a ballgame. From big-city stadiums to small-town high school fields, those broad stripes and bright stars are the expected musical preamble to our ballgames. Today the anthem is at the center of an angry national debate. Some believe the melody means respect for the fallen among ...

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Diego Costa completes Atletico Madrid move from Chelsea

Chelsea have confirmed Diego Costa has completed his move to Atletico Madrid. The transfer will take effect on January 1, 2018 due to Atletico’s transfer ban and the player will wear the No 18 shirt. Sky sources understand Atletico will pay more than £50m for the Spain international striker.

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British trade delegation explores business opportunities in Egypt

The UK Trade Envoy to Egypt, Sir Jeffrey Donaldson, arrived in Cairo on Saturday with a delegation of UK companies seeking to explore various business opportunities in Egypt, the UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) announced yesterday. The delegation consists of 14 multi-sector British companies, including infrastructure, defence, healthcare and agriculture. The companies include London International Patient Services, Rolls Royce ...

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Egypt’s central bank seen holding interest rates as inflation cools

CAIRO, Sept 25 (Reuters) – Egypt’s central bank is likely to keep key interest rates unchanged in its monetary policy meeting this Thursday, a Reuters poll showed, after a slide in inflation that is expected to continue in the last quarter of 2017. The Central Bank of Egypt (CBE) has raised interest rates by 700 basis points since it floated ...

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Egypt calls on UK to lift ban on flights to Sharm El Sheikh

egypt has renewed calls for the government to lift its ban on British flights to the tourist resort of Sharm El Sheikh, claiming it is causing serious hardship for businesses and employees. Downing Street imposed a blanket ban on all British flights to Sharm after a Russian charter jet crashed in the Sinai Desert with the loss of 224 lives ...

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Flag retirement ceremony in Lebanon sparks discussion about NFL debate

LEBANON, Pa. (WHTM) – Cub Scout Pack 439 in Lebanon held its annual flag retirement ceremony at Kochenderfer United Methodist Church on Monday night. Cubmaster Scott Miller says it has become an important tradition. “We started the ceremony after the September 11th attacks,” said Miller. “We think it helps the scouts understand the importance of what the flag means for ...

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Syrian children in Lebanon find music school away from home

Hassan Youssef was 10 years old when a local Syrian composer discovered his talent: a deep powerful voice that was particularly resonant for traditional songs. It wasn’t long, however, before Syria’s grinding civil war nearly shattered Youssef’s hope of polishing his natural gift. He and his family left their home in a suburb of Damascus and traveled to Lebanon’s Bekaa ...

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