Caroline Hedwall stays one ahead at Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic | Golf News

first_imgCaroline Hedwall holds a one-shot lead in Dubai as she searches for a seventh Ladies European Tour title. Watch the final round live on Friday from 3pm on Sky Sports Golf and the Sky Sports YouTube channel By Ali StaffordLast Updated: 05/11/20 7:46pm – Advertisement – Lee birdied six of her first eight holes on her way to a joint-low round-of-the-day 65 to get within two of the lead, while former world No 1 Lydia Ko is three strokes back alongside France’s Celine Boutier.Bronte Law posted a second successive 70 to move inside the top-10 and Charley Hull got back to level-par for the tournament with a three-under 69, while Georgia Hall is in the group on one over.Who will win the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic? Watch the final round on Friday from 3pm live on Sky Sports Golf or via the Sky Sports YouTube channel. Starting from the sixth hole due to a shotgun start, MacLaren cancelled out a bogey at the seventh to pick up a shot at the par-three 12th and make three birdies in a four-hole stretch from the 15th, before adding further birdies at the third and fifth.- Advertisement – Caroline Hedwall maintained her bogey-free start to the week to take a one-shot lead into the final round of the Omega Dubai Moonlight Classic. Hedwall held the overnight lead after making a hole-in-one on her way to a bogey-free 65 at The Emirates Golf Club, with the Swede following it up with a two-under 70 to get to nine under and retain a narrow advantage heading into Friday’s final round.The six-time Ladies European Tour winner registered birdies at the 13th and 16th alongside 16 pars to stay ahead of Meghan MacLaren, with world No 9 Minjee Lee two strokes back in a share of third alongside Germany’s Laura Fuenfstueck.- Advertisement – Caroline Hedwall will play alongside Minjee Lee and Meghan MacLaren in the final round Caroline Hedwall will play alongside Minjee Lee and Meghan MacLaren in the final round

US floats idea of early approval for eventual vaccine

first_imgBut Hahn insisted he was not acting under pressure from President Donald Trump, who has been pushing hard for a vaccine, saying one might be ready before US elections November 3.”This is going to be a science, medicine, data decision,” Hahn said. “This is not going to be a political decision.”Three Western drugs makers are well along with their Phase 3 clinical trials, involving tens of thousands of participants.The three are AstraZeneca, which is partnering with Oxford University in England; Moderna, collaborating with the US National Institutes of Health, and the Pfizer/BioNTech alliance. Topics : By the nature of the trials it is difficult to predict when reliable results will emerge.Half of the participants in such trials receive an experimental vaccine, while the other half are given a placebo. Under normal procedures, test administrators must wait — probably for months — to see whether there is a statistically significant difference in the infection rate of the two groups.As the world desperately awaits an effective vaccine against the deadly virus, China and Russia have already approved vaccines without waiting for the conclusion of trials — drawing criticism from public health officials in other countries, including the US.Hahn also said that an emergency authorization would not necessarily cover everyone — it might be granted for specific, high-risk groups.”Our emergency use authorization is not the same as a full approval,” he said.Hahn has faced mounting criticism from the medical community that he has given in to political pressure from the Trump administration, largely involving two incidents.In March, the FDA gave emergency authorization for the use of hydroxychloroquine to treat Covid-19 after Trump repeatedly praised its use; the authorization had to be withdrawn in June after serious side effects emerged.More recently, Hahn delivered a far too optimistic appraisal, during a news conference with Trump, of the effectiveness of convalescent plasma against the virus. He said it could save 35 out of 100 patients; the more likely number, experts said, is five in 100.”It is f-ing outrageous to expedite *any* approval of a #SARSCoV2 vaccine, irrespective of @SteveFDA’s subservience to Trump,” Eric Topol, director of the Scripps Research Translational Institute, said on Twitter.”We will not know about safety for many months.”center_img The head of the US Food and Drug Administration raised the possibility in an interview published Sunday that a future vaccine against the coronavirus might be given emergency approval before the end of trials designed to ensure its safety and effectiveness. A request for such extraordinary approval would have to come from the vaccine developer, Stephen Hahn told the Financial Times. “If they do that before the end of Phase Three,” which involves large-scale human testing, “we may find that appropriate. We may find that inappropriate, we will make a determination.”last_img read more

TLP submits final Swansea lagoon fish impact assessment

first_imgTidal Lagoon Power (TLP) has filed the final assessment of the impact on fish for Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project to Natural Resources Wales as part of marine license procurement process.Following discussions with Natural Resources Wales (NRW) and its external fisheries advisers, the impacts on fish have now been modeled using an Alternative Draw Zone (ADZ) methodology, TLP informed.“Based on the Monte Carlo analysis conducted on the ADZ models, an approach agreed with NRW’s fisheries advisers, the results show that impacts on both marine and migratory fish species are likely to be very low, and much lower than the figures established by NRW in November 2016,” TLP said.This agreed assessment approach is in addition to the IBM encounter rate and STRIKER injury rate models that were submitted for the Development Consent Order (DCO) application and considered by the Secretary of State when the DCO was granted, according to TLP.To remind, TLP and NRW entered dispute over the predicted fish death rates caused by the lagoon late in 2016.TLP argued that NRW’s figures, which were interpreted as having ‘major adverse effects’ on the fish in the area, were ‘misleading’ and that the effects were demonstrated to be minimal.As the Welsh government’s body in charge of sustainable management of its natural resources, NRW decides on issuing marine licenses which are required before starting marine works for any project.“NRW will now agree their consultation process before confirming timescales for a decision. We very much hope to receive the marine license from NRW for this transformational project in early 2018,” TLP said.TLP believes that the potential impact on migratory and marine fish species, along with associated assessments under the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations and Water Framework Directive, are the only remaining issues to be addressed before the marine license can be determined.The proposed £1.3 billion Swansea Bay tidal lagoon, with the capacity of 320MW, comprises 16 hydro turbines, and a six mile breakwater wall.Once constructed, it will be capable of generating electricity for 155,000 homes for the next 120 years.last_img read more

Negrenses warned of 9-12 hours weekend brownout

first_imgThe maintenance aims to ensure thereliability of distribution lines to avoid further serious damage that couldresult to major power interruptions, said Ceneco officer-in-charge JoseTaniongon. On the other hand, the National GridCorp. of the Philippines informed member-consumers of Negros OccidentalElectric Cooperative of maintenance activities on Sunday from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.at the Sipalay substation. Roel Venus, chief of CenecoMember-Consumer Integrated Services Division, said the election in District1-Bacolod North, District VI-Bago City and District IX-Silay City will be onMarch 14 while that in District IV-Bacolod East, District V-Bacolod West andDistrict VIII-Talisay City will be on March 21. In another development, Ceneco isscheduled to hold an election for new members of the board of directors in sixdistricts of its franchise area on March 14 and 21. According to Central Negros ElectricCooperative (Ceneco), there will be maintenance activities today from 8 a.m. to5 p.m. at the Sum-ag Feeder 2. Twelve candidates have filed theircertificates of candidacy./PN BACOLOD City – Power interruptions arescheduled today (March 7) and tomorrow (March 8) in parts of Negros Occidentaland this city.last_img read more

Whyte: Tyson Fury’s real name is Luke

first_imgDillian Whyte has revealed that Tyson Fury’s real name is Luke and he changed it to sound “harder”. The Gypsy King, 31, lists his full name as Tyson Luke Fury. That has boosted his brand and helped secure meetings with legend ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson. But 32-year-old Whyte insists his team have evidence that he has switched his Christian names around to sound like the Baddest Man on the Planet. He told SunSport: “My real name is Dillian. I know his real name is Luke. “He changed it to Tyson to make himself sound harder. People can have a little look around on the internet and see for themselves. “In boxing, the name Tyson is a lot more sellable than Luke. “A lot of what Tyson does and says is a game, you can never take anything he says seriously or at face value. “He might say he wants to fight me sometimes but how can you trust a man who doesn’t even use his own name?” He changed it to Tyson to make himself sound harder… in boxing, the name Tyson is a lot more sellable than Luke. Loading… Whyte is holed up in a Winnebago in Brentwood to prepare for his fight with Russian dangerman Alexander Povetkin on Saturday. A 12th consecutive win will earn him the WBC’s diamond belt and secure the shot at the main belt Fury currently holds. Fury has flipped between promising Whyte his hard-earned shot and vowing to ditch the title if the sanctioning body forces him to face the Body Snatcher. So Whyte went on record to tell SunSport he is the hardest travelling, biggest banging, real road warrior around. He said: “I drove 40-hours with my three dogs out to my training base in Portugal for a 22-week camp away from home for this fight. “Now I am living in a caravan for a week before fighting a dangerous Russian, in an Essex field, on the side of the motorway. read also:Joshua reveals what he told Fury in Marbella ahead of next year’s fight “I will fight anyone, anywhere and that is why I am the real Gypsy King and I have even got my flat cap to prove it. “Tyson Fury likes to tell people that he is but let’s see. “Fury had a privileged upbringing, went to a posh school in an expensive area and lives in a lovely house. What kind of gypsy is he?” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Promoted ContentPortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiNothing Compares To Stargazing Places Around The World7 Of The Wealthiest Universities In The WorldTop 10 Most Romantic Nations In The World6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TruePlaying Games For Hours Can Do This To Your Body10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them10 Characters That Should Be Official Disney PrincessesCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?last_img read more

Knoxville Raceway hosts July 16 IMCA Har­ris Clash special

first_imgKNOXVILLE, Iowa – Xtreme Motor Sports IMCA Modifieds and Karl Chevrolet Northern SportMods return to Knoxville Raceway for the 24th annual Harris Clash on Thursday, July 16.Top prize for the Modifieds is $2,000 while Northern SportMods run for $1,000 to win.Twenty-four cars will qualify for the Modified feature, which doubles as a Hawkeye Dirt Tour event; one past champion’s provisional will be given to the most recent winner who is licensed and competing in weekly IMCA events but who does not qualify.IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, home region, Allstar Performance State and Hawkeye Dirt Tour points will be awarded for the 2015 Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational bal­lot qualifier.The Modified feature will be 25 laps and pay a minimum of $250 to start. The Northern SportMod feature is 20 laps.Pit gates open at 3 p.m., the draw closes and the drivers’ meeting starts at 6 p.m., hot laps are at 6:30 p.m. and racing starts at 7:15 p.m. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $8 for stu­dents, $4 for kids ages 6-12 and free for children five and under. Pit passes are $30.Anyone between the ages of 12 and 17 must have a waiver, signed by a par­ent or guardian, to get into the pit area. That waiver form can be downloaded from the Knoxville Raceway web­site and must be printed in color. The person the waiver is intended for must be present at time of sign-in.Registration forms can be downloaded from the www.bobharrisent.com website.More information is available by calling event promoter Bob Harris at 515 231-1748 and at the www.bobharrisent.com and www.knoxvilleraceway.com web­sites.Chris Abelson of Sioux City is the defending Modified Clash winner.The Harris Clash is the second of back-to-back Hawkeye Dirt Tour events next week. The series is at Southern Iowa Speedway in Oskaloosa on Wednesday, July 15.last_img read more

Merrill Downey Memorial race in Lawrenceburg Saturday

first_imgLawrenceburg, IN—Merrill Downey Memorial will be held on Saturday, July 6 at Lawrenceburg Speedway.   KOI Auto Parts UMP Modifieds racing for $4,444.44 to win and late models  racing for $1500 to WinIt’s also 47025 Zip Code Night! Any residents that live in the 47025 who presents a valid drivers license to prove residency (at the main front gate entrance only)  will receive FREE General Admission for themselves and their children.Prices: Adult: $18Kids 7-12: $76 & Under: FREEPit Pass: $30 (all ages)Times: Pit Gate-3:00pmFront Gate-5:00pmHot Laps-6:00pmOpening Ceremonies-7:00pmlast_img

Ukraine Friendly: Ekong, Etebo lead Super Eagles to Dnipro

first_imgRelatedPosts Super Eagles soar on FIFA ranking FIFA ranking: Nigeria moves up by two spots, now world 29th Omeruo welcomes second child Italy-based defender William Ekong and England-based midfielder Oghenekaro Etebo are expected to lead the delegation of Super Eagles’ playing body into Dnipro, Ukraine on Saturday, ahead of Tuesday’s international friendly match with the host country’s senior team. It is the first outing for the three-time African champions since they finished third at the first-ever 24-team Africa Cup of Nations held in Egypt June/July this year. Goalkeepers Francis Uzoho and Ikechukwu Ezenwa, defenders Olaoluwa Aina, Chidozie Awaziem, Ekong, Leon Balogun and Jamilu Collins, as well as midfielders Alex Iwobi and Etebo and forwards Victor Osimhen, Moses Simon, Samuel Chukwueze, Paul Onuachu and Samuel Kalu were in Egypt. But there would be excitement about a rash of new faces alongside a couple of returnees. Defenders Bryan Idowu and Oluwasemilogo Ajayi, and Leicester City’s Kelechi Iheanacho are back after being overlooked for the Africa Cup. Germany-based goalkeeper Maduka Okoye, midfielder Joseph Aribo of Scottish club Glasgow Rangers and forwards Joshua Maja (France) and Emmanuel Dennis (Belgium) are hitting the camp for the first time. Saudi Arabia-based Captain Ahmed Musa pulled out of the trip on Thursday night as a result of injury that has failed to heal as quickly as he expected, adding to the earlier forced withdrawals of defenders Kenneth Omeruo and Tyronne Ebuehi, midfielder Wilfred Ndidi and forward Henry Onyekuru. The Dnipro Arena, which is home ground to top club, FC Dnipro, is a 31,000-capacity facility that was opened in September 2008 and situated in the city of Dnipro, the third largest city in Ukraine after the capital city Kyiv and Kharkiv. Ukraine is rated number 25 on the FIFA ranking while Nigeria is 33rd.22 EAGLES FOR UKRAINE FRIENDLY Goalkeepers: Francis Uzoho (Omonia FC, Cyprus); Ikechukwu Ezenwa (Heartland FC); Emil Maduka Okoye (Fortuna Dusseldorf, Germany) Defenders: Olaoluwa Aina (Torino FC, Italy); Chidozie Awaziem (CD Leganes, Spain); William Ekong (Udinese FC, Italy); Leon Balogun (Brighton & Hove Albion, England); Jamilu Collins (SC Padeborn 07, Germany); Oluwasemilogo Ajayi (West Bromwich Albion, England); Bryan Idowu (Lokomotiv Moscow, Russia) Midfielders: Alexander Iwobi (Everton FC, England); Anderson Esiti (PAOK Salonica, Greece); Oghenekaro Etebo (Stoke City FC, England); Kelechi Iheanacho (Leicester City, England); Joseph Aribo (Glasgow Rangers, Scotland) Forwards: Victor Osimhen (Lille OSC, France); Moses Simon (FC Nantes, France); Joshua Maja (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Samuel Chukwueze (Villarreal FC, Spain); Samuel Kalu (Girondins Bordeaux, France); Paul Onuachu (KRC Genk, Belgium); Emmanuel Dennis (Club Brugge, Belgium). Tags: DniproOghenekaro EteboSuper EaglesWilliam Ekonglast_img read more

Indian Premier League Jimmy Neesham deletes his tweet on MS Dhoni’s controversial run out in the IPL final against Mumbai Indians

first_imgNew Delhi: It’s been four days to the twelfth edition of the Indian Premier League Final, but Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s runout controversy is still fresh amonst the fans. While chasing 150, Chennai Super Kings (CSK) lost wickets in quick succession and the onus to get the innings back on track was once agains on the skipeer MS Dhoni. Dhoni who is usually a very good judge while calling for a quick single or pushing for doubles and more blipped on the night. Running an overthrow, he was at the receiving end as Ishan Kishan hit the stumps directly. It was a close call and the decision went against Dhoni. Following that among the many reactions that emerged on social media one was from Jimmy Neesham.Dhoni had to walk back to the dugout after facing only eight deliveries for 2 runs. They didn’t have specialized batsmen out there when it really mattered and they lost the final by one run. A lot of fans didn’t think that was out as in their perception, the CSK skipper had safely crossed the return crease. Neesham in his tweet trolled MSD fans as he wrote: “I love how passionate some fans are about our sport. I have huge respect for MS but how anyone could see the below photo and say it’s not out truly astounds me.” Attached was a different side to the run out angle, which, unlikely several other angles, showed that Dhoni was out.The fans in their response put up other angles which showed that MS was inside the line at the time of the LED lights went off. While one fan reminded Jimmy of how he himself had been ran out by Dhoni, others posted pictures of the side angle which proved Dhoni was not out.Neesham deleted his post:I’ve deleted my tweet about MS Dhoni’s runout, not because I’ve changed my mind, but because:1. I’m sick of seeing the same dumb comments in my feed 200 times a day. 2. I just don’t actually care. Please don’t bother tweeting me about it again. Have a good day everyone 👍— Jimmy Neesham (@JimmyNeesh) May 15, 2019 For all the Latest Sports News News, Indian Premier League News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.last_img read more

The Latest: 49ers place RB Jeff Wilson Jr. on COVID list

first_imgThe Atlantic Coast Conference announced a new 11-game scheduling format that includes 10 conference games, with Notre Dame joining as a full-time member for the 2020 season.Georgia Tech was already set to play Notre Dame at Atlanta’s 75,000-seat Mercedes-Benz Stadium on Nov. 14. While that game remains a part of the Yellow Jackets’ revised ACC schedule, the uncertainty over a playing date prompted the school to move the contest to its regular home venue, 55,000-seat Bobby Dodd Stadium.___Milwaukee Bucks coach Mike Budenholzer says guards Eric Bledsoe and Pat Connaughton won’t play Friday against the Boston Celtics after both players arrived late to Florida because they had tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Budenholzer hasn’t announced a timeline for when either player could appear in a game. He says getting them at least a couple of five-on-five practice sessions and some three-on-three work will be important for their conditioning and developing a rhythm. Rutgers halted all in-person team activities and quarantined the entire program this past weekend after learning six people associated with the program had tested positive. The Big Ten Conference member had previously reported four positive tests since returning to campus on June 15.___Sevilla says no other players have tested positive for the coronavirus ahead of its Europa League match against Roma.The Spanish club announced on Wednesday that Serbian player Nemanja Gudelj tested positive for COVID-19 and was isolated from the rest of the squad. One is a member of the coaching staff and one is a member of the home clubhouse staff. All activity at Citizens Bank Park has been canceled until further notice.___Rookie running back Malcolm Perry is among several Miami Dolphins players who have donated convalescent plasma after recovering from COVID-19.The plasma helps patients still fighting the virus. Gillan is the third player placed on the list, joining running back Dontrell Hilliard and safety Jovante Moffatt.The Browns signed Gillan as an undrafted free agent before training camp last season and the 23-year-old became a fan favorite with his long air and thick Scottish accent. He wore a kilt to Cleveland’s final home game last season.Gillan set a club single-season record by averaging 41.6 net yards per kick in 2019 as a rookie. He also placed 28 punts inside the 20.___The sideline area college football teams use to congregate will be extended by 20 yards this season and only one captain from each team will be permitted to participate in the pregame or overtime coin toss. Associated Press Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The San Francisco 49ers have placed backup running back Jeff Wilson Jr. on the new reserve/COIVD-19 list. They also could decline to buy single-game tickets for the 2020 season but “will still retain tenure, seat location and associated benefits for the 2021 season and beyond.”Any season ticket holders who have paid their invoice fee will have the option to apply the credit to future ticket purchases or receive a refund.The Cowboys also said any fans who purchased single-game tickets from an official NFL licensed channel for games this season will be receiving communication from the point of purchase regarding cancellations of tickets and how to obtain a credit or refund.___The Phillies have received the results of Wednesday’s testing, and while no players tested positive for COVID-19 two staff members did test positive. More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports NCAA playing rules oversight committee announced alterations in football and other sports to accommodate for COVID-19 concerns this coming season.The team sideline area currently extends from one 25-yard line to another. Those areas will now span from 15 to 15. Currently, as many as four team captains can participate in the coin toss. That has been reduced to one and only two officials will be allowed to participate.In soccer, the penalty for spitting at an opponent has been increased from an ejection and one-game suspension to an ejection and two-game suspension. In volleyball, teams will not switch benches during a match.___Georgia Tech has moved this season’s home game against Notre Dame to its campus stadium, citing uncertainty over scheduling because of the coronavirus pandemic.center_img Budenholzer says it’s a big hurdle to overcome when everybody else has already put in 10 to 14 days of work. ___Season tickets will not be available for Dallas Cowboys games this season.The Cowboys announced that due to NFL policies, government and CDC guidelines on the COVID-19 pandemic, capacity at AT&T Stadium will be limited. The team sent season ticket holders an e-mail offering them options. They can opt in for the opportunity to purchase a limited number of tickets for a limited number of games and will have the first chance to purchase those tickets, though they could be in different locations from their normal seats. July 30, 2020 The Latest: 49ers place RB Jeff Wilson Jr. on COVID list The list is being used for any player who tests positive for the coronavirus or has been quarantined after having been in close contact with someone who has been infected.Wilson is the second player the Niners have placed on the list. Receiver Richie James Jr. was placed on it earlier in the week.Wilson had 27 carries for 105 yards and four TDs last season.___Cleveland Browns punter Jamie Gillan has been placed on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list, which means he’s either tested positive for the virus or been in close contact with an infected person. Sevilla says players and club employees were tested again and no positive results were reported.The club says training will resume with individual sessions.Players and employees will continue to be tested before the team’s trip to Germany for the match.The round-of-16 game is scheduled to be played on Aug. 6. The team plans to travel on Tuesday.___ “Being able to give back to people who weren’t fortunate enough to react the same way you did to the virus and give back to the community was important,” the former Navy star said in a statement released Thursday by the team.People who have recovered from the coronavirus have developed antibodies to the virus that remain in the plasma portion of their blood. By transfusing plasma from a person who has recovered from COVID-19 into a patient still fighting the virus, it can boost their immune system and potentially help them recover.___There has been a spike in the number of Rutgers’ football players who have tested positive for COVID-19. New Jersey Health Commissioner Judy Persichilli said the number is now 15 and noted that even smaller gatherings can lead to positive tests. Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis is concerned about his club traveling to face Barcelona in the Champions League amid a recent spike in coronavirus cases in Spain.De Laurentiis says “I hear a lot of perplexity and fear coming from Spain and they’re acting like nothing is wrong. What does it take to say, ‘Don’t go to Barcelona but rather go to Portugal, Germany or Geneva?’”The Barcelona-Napoli game is scheduled for Aug. 8. The first leg of the round-of-16 encounter finished 1-1 in Naples in February. The winner will advance to the quarterfinals in Lisbon, Portugal.The Napoli president says “if they’ve decided to play the Champions League in Portugal and the Europa League in Germany, I think we can go to Portugal or Germany for the round of 16. I don’t understand why it should stay in a city that has a really critical situation.”___last_img read more