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first_imgThe villas also have matching $1.595 million price tags.The main has an ensuite, walk-in wardrobe and balcony while the other two bedrooms have build-in wardrobes.Mr Spence said the downstairs living areas were his favourite part of the villas.“I think the kitchen area opening up to the pool is special,” he said.The villas are listed on the market for $1.595 million each. Why close the house up when you live in a city with amazing weather year-round. The gourmet-style kitchens have fully-integrated fridges, pyrolytic ovens and marble island benches with matching splashbacks.The living areas flow seamlessly outside onto decks with gardens and plunge pools.Upstairs, there are three bedrooms. Now that’s a beachside villa.MARBLE, Blackbutt timber floors and imported Turkish ceramic tiles characterise a pair of contemporary villas at Mermaid Beach.No expense has been spared in the design and construction of the Petrel Ave residences, which are 250m from the beach.Owner Rory Spence, who designed the villas, said they had a modern style unlike many other properties on the Gold Coast. Who wouldn’t want to cook in this kitchen. More from news02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa12 hours ago02:37Gold Coast property: Sovereign Islands mega mansion hits market with $16m price tag2 days agoThe deck is designed for entertaining.“I guess it’s a bit of a twist on the contemporary beach house,” he said.The two-storey properties have similar floorplans with an open kitchen, living and dining area forming the centrepiece.The living areas are framed by floor-to-ceiling windows and doors to make the most of natural light.MORE NEWS: Rare position attracts house hunters in droves MORE NEWS: Tree house snapped up for almost $2m Every inch of the bathrooms are luxurious. The matching villas each have three bedrooms.last_img read more

first_imgTreñasparticularly wanted to see local war heroes such as Teresa Magbanua, GeneralMartin Delgado and General Macario Peralta in the murals. Accordingto Mayor Jerry Treñas, once done the Sambag murals would be inaugurated on Oct.24. “Sa Muelley Loney pila ka buildings(owners) nagsugot nga pintahan ta,”said Treñas. This mural in Barangay Sambag, Jaro, Iloilo City features prominent Iloilo structures such as the provincial capitol, city hall, Iloilo Convention Center, old Jaro municipal hall, the jeepney, and Dinagyang Festival Warriors. The city government will beautify the metropolis with murals, artworks painted or applied directly on walls or other permanent surfaces. The first batch of these murals would be painted in Barangay Sambag, Jaro district. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PN “Gusto naton mga local artists ang maobra,” said Treñas. “Para nga madumduman sang mga Ilonggo ang mga heroes naton,” heexplained. Asidefrom walls, the city mayor said, overpasses and even posts would be painted,too. AfterBarangay Sambag, the next walls to be painted are those along Muelle LoneyStreet in the City Proper. center_img Topreserve the murals and protect them from vandals, the city mayor said,barangay officials and residents would be enlisted to take care of them./PN FineArts students of the University of San Agustin and Iloilo Science andTechnology University would be tapped for the murals. Buthe also appealed for volunteer artists. Thefirst batch of these murals would be painted in Barangay Sambag, Jaro district. DaviesPaints would provide the paints. ILOILOCity – The city government will beautify the metropolis with murals, artworkspainted or applied directly on walls or other permanent surfaces.last_img read more

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first_img The Chelsea manager and the Frenchman endured a difficult relationship during the Mourinho’s first stint at Stamford Bridge, when he infamously called his Gunners counterpart “a voyeur” for commenting on his rivals. However, Mourinho told how a series of chance meetings at several football tournaments following his 2007 Chelsea departure led the two men to form an unlikely friendship. Jose Mourinho has revealed his new-found respect for Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. “I started meeting him in UEFA, at the Euros (European Championships), the World Cup, we had dinner and so on,” the Portuguese said in several newspapers. “And when you are not in the same league and when you are not playing against each other, it is easier to know people, it is easier to go deeper. It is easy to speak about football, he’s a very nice guy. “I respect him a lot and I will show my respect always. (In) football sometimes even if you are friends and respect each other, you say something the other doesn’t like and you react. “But at the end of the day I respect him a lot and I have the feeling that he is the same in relation to me. I wouldn’t bet on one single problem between us.” Mourinho also claimed he never doubted the intentions of Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich. The pair parted ways by mutual consent in September 2007, with Mourinho leaving the club as its most successful manager with six trophies in three years. However, the self-titled ‘Special One’ returned to the Blues this summer after spells at Inter Milan and Real Madrid, and hailed the Russian’s foresight. “There was always the question, ‘When is he going to sell it?’ ‘Is he in love with the club?’ ‘Is he in love with football?’ ‘Is he doing this for the right reasons?'” Mourinho said. “Peter Kenyon (then chief executive) and I were worried about just creating the right conditions and having a good base. Roman was always going for more, always going for the future. He said, ‘If we can build 15 pitches here, why build only four?’ “We said: ‘Because four is what we need now – two for the first team, one for the reserves and one for the youth’. He said: ‘No, no, if we can build 14 or 15, then do it for the future, for the kids. The thing is not just to have the reserves and the first team here, it’s to have all the teams here. Why train at Brentford if we can have everybody here? So the academy has the same conditions as the first team’.” center_img Press Associationlast_img read more

first_imgFollow Nick on Twitter @NickSelbe Following USC’s 14-10 loss to Notre Dame, interim head coach Ed Orgeron focused on the positives from the game, most notably his players’ effort, rather than the negatives. Orgeron has his team’s sights set on shoring up its self-inflicted mistakes as it prepares to play Utah on Saturday at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.Injury woes · Redshirt junior tight ends Randall Telfer (above) and Xavier Grimble were both ruled out for Saturday’s game against Utah. Their absence leaves USC with only one healthy scholarship tight end available. – Ralf Cheung | Daily Trojan“There were a lot of positives to come out of the game,” Orgeron said. “Guys fought really hard to give us a chance to win. Obviously, we have to eliminate the penalties that really put us back in some bad situations, especially towards the end of the game.”Open AuditionsJunior kicker Andre Heidari continued to struggle against Notre Dame, missing twice in three attempts. For the season, Heidari is 6-for-11 in field goal attempts and just 2-for-7 in kicks 30 yards or longer. Because of his ineffectiveness, Orgeron has decided to open the kicking competition this week in practice.“We need to make field goals,” Orgeron said. “We’re gonna open up the field goal kicking competition this week to see who’s the best one out there. Andre has done a lot of good things for us, but we’ll give somebody else a shot this week in practice.”In 2011, Heidari was a semifinalist for the Lou Groza Award for the nation’s best kicker and was named first-team All-Pac-12 after making 15-of-17 field goal attempts. Last season, he dealt with injuries and made just 10-of-16 field goal attempts, but still made the 2012 All-Pac-12 honorable mention list.Tough Up FrontThe Trojans’ much-maligned offensive line played well at the onset of Saturday’s game, but wilted in the second half. Notre Dame’s top two defensive tackles, Louis Nix III and Stephon Tuitt, eventually wore down USC’s offensive line and made it difficult to open up running lanes.“We struggled a little bit in the second half, especially in some crucial situations,” Orgeron said. “Tuitt is a really good player and he gave us some fits. We thought that we played pretty good against Nix inside, but in some crucial times, their defensive lines made some plays.”USC finished the game with 129 rushing yards on 31 carries, good for 4.2 yards per carry. Redshirt sophomore quarterback Cody Kessler was sacked twice, and Notre Dame finished with seven tackles for loss.Injuries MountingAs if USC’s injury woes couldn’t get any worse, Orgeron had more bad news about his team’s health. Redshirt junior tight ends Randall Telfer and Xavier Grimble were ruled out for Saturday’s game, as well as freshman tailback Justin Davis.“Randall and Xavier are gonna be out, I don’t know how long, but they’re not gonna be playing this week,” Orgeron said. “Davis will be out, and Marqise is questionable again. We have a lot of guys questionable.”Gaining ConfidenceLost in the team’s overall poor play has been Kessler’s steady improvement throughout the season. Since taking over as the team’s full-time starter, Kessler has completed 61 percent of his passes with seven touchdowns and three interceptions. This has led to a renewed sense of confidence in the Trojans’ signal caller.“I really like the way Cody’s playing,” Orgeron said. “He’s making plays, running the ball, making good decisions. He had that one interception [against Notre Dame], he’s had one turnover in two games. He’s really becoming a leader and has a lot of gumption. He has a lot of guys believing in him.”Tough ChallengeLooking ahead to Utah, Orgeron noted the team’s strong performance in big games. The Utes notched their biggest win since joining the Pac-12 two weeks ago when they defeated Stanford 27-21. Utah has given USC fits each of the last two seasons, with the Trojans’ two wins coming by an average of just 9.5 points.USC’s offensive line will likely be tested yet again against a very stout Utah front seven.“[Utah is] a powerful team,” Orgeron said. “Good on the lines, very big offensive line, great running game. They gave Stanford problems, obviously. Their defense leads the Pac-12 in sacks. They get up for big games, and we know they’ll get up for us.”For the Trojans, the focus is on regrouping after a tough loss and getting a much-needed conference victory to jump back into the race for the Pac-12 South crown.“Here’s the deal: We told our guys this is game three of our new season. Utah is ahead, now we’re just gonna take it one game at a time. Be positive. Bounce back. Rely on the team — one heartbeat. Continue to move forward and fix the things that we did wrong.”last_img read more

first_imgBallingarry and JK Brackens meet in the County Junior “A” Football championship this evening.Their quarter final clash is on in New Inn. Throw-in is at 8 o’clock.Meanwhile there’s a change of venue for Sundays South Under 21 Hurling fixture between Balingarry and Kilsheelan Kilcash. It’s been moved from Fethard to Cloneen.last_img

first_img FOLLOW US READ | Was A Mistake, Hoping For Light Punishment: Shooter Ravi Kumar On Doping ViolationSun’s CAS hearing, the first in 20 years that was open to the public, was beset by technical difficulties and interpreting errors between Chinese and English which frustrated lawyers and held up proceedings. CAS said the private translation service was provided by Sun’s camp and agreed by both parties, adding that it couldn’t hire its own interpreters for reasons of “independence and neutrality”. Swimming body FINA confirmed in January that Sun had used a hammer to smash a vial containing his own blood sample during the testing session, but acquitted him of anti-doping violations, agreeing that testers had failed to produce adequate identification. But the ruling outraged the World Anti-Doping Agency which took the matter to CAS, demanding a ban of between two and eight years for missing the out-of-competition test. After being cleared by FINA Sun was able to compete in the World Championships in Gwangju, South Korea, in July, where he won two golds but became a focus of protests from rivals.READ | Captain Woods Sends Himself Out In 1st Presidents Cup MatchREAD | NBA Trade Rumours: Kevin Love On Verge Of Leaving Cleveland Cavaliers For Boston Celtics SUBSCRIBE TO US Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang’s anti-doping case, in which he is facing an eight-year ban for missing a drug test, won’t be settled before mid-January because of translation problems, the Court of Arbitration for Sport said. The Swiss-based court said “some concerns were raised” about the translation of Sun’s testimony from Chinese into English at the one-day hearing on November 15. The triple Olympic gold medal-winner, who served a doping suspension in 2014, is accused of smashing a blood vial with a hammer following a visit by testers in September last year.READ | Fit Johnson ‘ready’ For Full Part In Presidents Cup After Surgery First Published: 11th December, 2019 12:50 IST Press Trust Of India WATCH US LIVEcenter_img COMMENT “Although the organisation and the schedule of the public hearing was to the satisfaction of the arbitrators and parties’ counsels, some concerns were raised with respect to the quality of the interpretation of Mr. Yang’s testimony,” a CAS statement said.”The parties are currently preparing an agreed-upon written transcript of the proceedings, including a full translation of Mr. Yang’s testimony, which the panel will work from when deliberating and preparing the arbitral award,” CAS said, adding that the case would not be decided before mid-January. Last Updated: 11th December, 2019 12:50 IST Lost In Translation: Swimmer Sun Yang’s Doping Case Hits Interpretation Snag Chinese Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang’s anti-doping case, in which he is facing an 8-year ban for missing a drug test won’t be settled before mid-January Written By LIVE TVlast_img read more

first_imgFrom the bowling side of GCI. Isaac Okpe took 4 wickets in 8 overs conceeded 22 runs , Elijah Monday took 3 wickets in 4 overs conceeded 15 runs , GCI captain Chimezie Onwuzulike took 2 wickets in 7.5 overs conceeded 19 runs while Silvester Okpe took 1 wicket in 8 overs conceeded 13 runs .In the second innings GCI Cricket Club of Ibadan scored 107 runs for the loss of 3 wickets in 21.1 overs to end Ibeju Lekki Cricket Club suprimacy in Super four .The representative of the Group Managing the Director and Chief Executive Officer of Notore, Mr Onajite Okoloko, Miss Ngozt Mba expressed excitement on the success of Notore CCC Cricket League promising that Notore Chemical Industries Plc would continue to sponsor the CCC league addinfg that Notore’s mission is to revive the game of cricket from the grassroots level in Nigeria.Miss Mba on behalf of Group Managing Director and CEO Mr Okoloko congratulated Government College Ibadan Cricket Club and Ibeju Lekki Cricket Club on their performance during the championship final adding that colors would be added in continuation of the sponsorship of the League.”We at Notore are excited to continue to sponsor the Club Cricket Committee League (CCC League), as we feel strongly that their mission to help revive cricket at the grassroots level in Nigeria resonates greatly with our mission to enhance the quality of life for all Nigerians through our businesses.“We are pleased to see that our sponsorship of CCC has been positively impacting some of Nigeria’s best rising young cricket players while also inspiring other young athletes to pursue their athletic aspirations.“On behalf of our Group Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Mr Onojite Okoloko and everyone at Notore , we would like to congratulate Government College Ibadan Old Boy Cricket Club and Ibeju Lekki Cricket Club on their performance during the championship finals and we look forward to supporting CCC again in the upcoming cricket season” Said MbaThe chairman of Club Cricket Committee , Mr Charles Omohera has described the 2017/2018 Notore CCC League as a huge success pointing out that with the support of Notore CCC has been able to put up a better league and looking forward to a better 2018/2019 Notore CCC league.Government College Ugeli Cricket Club and Cricket Lovers Cricket Club got promoted to Division 1 while Rocks Cricket Club of Abeokuta relegated to Division 2 of the Notore CCC Cricket Leagus.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram .Notore extends sponsorship of the leagueGovernment College Ibadan Old Boys Cricket Club, GCI, recently emerged champions of the 2017/2018 Notore Club Cricket Committee (CCC) league Super four . GCI defeated the defending Champions and the league champions, Ibeju Lekki Cricket Club by 7 wickets in a 50 overs game at the Tafawa Balewa Cricket Oval.Ibeju Lekki won the toss and elected to bat first and scored 103 runs all out in 3.5 overs, Friday Udoh scored 34 runs off 55 balls in 94 minutes , Femi Solebo scored 15 runs off 51 ball in 75 minutes, James Chukwu scored 9 runs off 33 balls in 33 minutes while Elijah Olaleye scored 9 runs off 24 balls in 40 minutes .last_img read more

first_imgThe fifth inning brought up a two-out, none-on situation, and Matt Kemp blasted an 88 mph pitch into the left-field gap and against the wall. He scored when Yangervis Solarte hit a wicked single down down the left-field line.That preceded another episode of Yasiel Puig Live (YPL), in which the rightfielder admired Alex Dickerson’s savage liner until it sailed over his head. Puig followed it up with one of his throws to nowhere, and the Dodgers trailed 6-0 when manager Dave Roberts brought the hook for Ryu.“His velocity started dropping right there, but I think it was just fatigue,” Roberts said of Ryu. “We’d hoped for more and better from him, but to see him out there was great. We’ll know more when he comes out of this, and then the day after that.” Ryu had thrown 4 2/3 innings and 89 pitches, few of which fooled the opposition.Roberts called it “a victory in itself,” and Ellis also preferred the long view.“We’re excited to see what he did today, but also the rest of the year,” Ellis said. “He came out firing, and it was great to see. He had a good heater and showed it from the get-go. Regardless of the outcome, it was so much fun to see him out there. The fastball and changeup were very similar to what he was, or what it is.”“But to expect him to come out and do what McCarthy did, that’s a high expectation,” Roberts warned.It was, but the Dodgers brought it on themselves, using Ryu the night after their nine-pitcher, 14-inning nightmare against Baltimore Wednesday. Roberts confronted this game with only three position players on his bench.Put it this way: This was not July 31, come early. The Dodgers were hoping Ryu’s return would be like a bountiful trade in which they gave up nothing. Instead, Ryu became the ninth Dodger pitcher to start a game in a 14-day span.Ryu’s exile has been an underrated problem for L.A. He had given the Dodgers two solid years, with 41 quality starts in 56 games and a 17-8 road record. In that last game, Ryu left Game 3 in St. Louis tied after six innings, 1-1, before Dodger bullpen follies took over.“He proved he was a big-game pitcher, a No. 2 or No. 3 starter,” Ellis said. “We’ve missed him. But suddenly we have a lot of guys coming back to our rotation who are savvy guys. They can add quality depth.”Not to plow up old ground, but the Dodgers knew for at least a year that Zack Greinke’s departure was a possibility. They did not land Cole Hamels, with his ridiculously favorable contract and his devastating changeup, from Philadelphia and they let Johnny Cueto take a direct free-agent flight to San Francisco, where he might well win the Cy Young Award.The real July 31 trade deadline still looms. But any Dodgers improvement will require something more than free. LOS ANGELES >> A.J. Ellis said the mere sight of Hyun-jin Ryu was a pick-me-up bouquet for all the Dodgers Thursday night.Sullen fans at Dodger Stadium were more concerned with the sound.Ryu’s first game since the 2014 Divisional Playoff might have been an inspiration, but it was also a 6-0 loss to San Diego,It was diffcult to anticipate that the left-hander would be wild-card ready. He was coming off labrum surgery … but Dodgers fans had swallowed a dose of hope on Sunday when Brandon McCarthy had thrown six two-hit innings in his first post-rehab start. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Errorcenter_img If Ryu could pitch just as strongly and if Clayton Kershaw could overcome his back problems and if Brett Anderson could return and if Kenta Maeda and Scott Kazmir could keep hanging on, maybe the Dodgers could patch together a rotation that could hold off the Mets, Cardinals, Mattinglys and Pirates …Warning: Never trust a paragraph with so many “ifs” and “coulds.”Ryu’s first pitch to Melvin Upton Jr. was an 89-mph ball. His sixth pitch was 92 mph coming in and 102 mph going out, a home run into the right-center pavilion, and a 1-0 lead for San Diego.The second inning was slower and more painful for Ryu. He walked catcher Derek Norris because he couldn’t place his fastball, and he gave up a base hit to Alexi Ramirez. With two outs he allowed pitcher Drew Pomeranz to send a grass-riding single through the middle.The fourth inning featured a 3-0 count to Norris and an eventual base hit, and Norris went to second on Corey Seager’s imprecise throw. Then Ramirez whaled a double off a 91-mph fastball, and the Padres led 3-0 after four innings.last_img read more

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