This is after the recently held Annual General Meeting.Ani, from from Hula Village in the Central Province has a wealth of experience in sports administration where he held various executive sporting roles in softball, volleyball and canoe sailing. “I’ve committed my time fully to POM Cricket now. “From the last three years, we had some good plans to grow cricket in the nation’s capital and it is important that we continue those plans so that the code can continue to grow and develop. “We must continue to encourage kids/ junior competitions in our clubs and in our association in order to equip them with the basic skill sets and identifying their talents at an early age.” “We must have the next pool of elite players in stock to continue the current success of our current Barramundi and Lewas teams,” said Ani. Ani who is also the President of the Raukele Cricket Club was keen to point out the importance of clubs for any sporting code. “Clubs are vital for any sporting code to grow and develop. They are the lifeblood of the code. “Clubs are the foundation of sports. If we get it right at this level, the rest takes care of itself at the top.The majority of players in the Barramundi’s and the Lewas all come from the POM Cricket Association. It’s a testament to all the board members, clubs, sponsors and the players who’ve worked very hard over the years,” said Ani.Ani will head the new look POMCA team with several new faces voted in.The new faces are all former Barras players including former pace bowler, Api Leka Jnr as Secretary along with former Barras captain, Chris Amini and former Barras all-rounder, Chris Alu.Charles Amini Snr was re-elected as the vice president along with Treasurer, Konio Elly and committee members Clive Elly and Seura Loa who were also re-elected.The new look team will see them hold office for the next 3 years with the next AGM set for 2018.
However, the Filipinos will face powerhouse Serbia in the knockout phase.Kai Sotto and Dave Ildefonso led the Philippines with 14 points apiece and a combined 13 rebounds while Carl Tamayo added 12 points and five boards.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe Russians built an early first quarter lead, taking a 28-15 cushion after Aleksandr Petenev’s layup a second before heading into the second period. —BONG LOZADA, INQUIRER.NET Taal evacuees make the most of ‘unusual’ clothing donations, leaves online users laughing Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted Romasanta to stay on as president until elections; IOC refutes Tolentino’s poll dates Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists Ukrainian prime minister resigns after recordings published LATEST STORIES View comments Deandre Ayton shines as Suns pound Knicks Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Photo from Fiba.comGilas Youth ended its group stage campaign in a crushing defeat to Russia, 92-64, on Wednesday (Manila time) at University Hall in Heraklion, Greece.The Filipinos finished 0-3 in Group C, the last seed in the group, but still moved on to the Round of 16.ADVERTISEMENT Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia PLAY LIST 00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Olympic rings arrive in host city on barge into Tokyo Bay Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 11 nabbed for shabu, drug den busted in Maguindanao MOST READ
Gyan is nursing a pelvic injury received during a collision with Guinea goalkeeper Naby Yattara in the quarter-finals last Sunday and he missed stormy Thursday’s semi-final win over hosts Equatorial Guinea.Former Chelsea manager Grant said the Black Stars did not train in Bata Friday so he could not assess Gyan’s recovery.“We can’t say how he is because we could not even train (in Bata),” lamented Grant.However, the coach said the Black Stars are motivated to rewrite history against the Ivory Coast on Sunday after losing the 1992 final to their west African neighbours on penalties in Dakar.“They are very motivated, they do not need any speeches because we have come a long way as nobody gave us a chance. They will show this on Sunday,” he promised.“We have improved with every game. Algeria and Senegal were considered better than us and this was a challenge for us.“There is one more challenge — the last one in this tournament. They (Ghana) know how to fight and play football.”Stand-in Ghana skipper and midfielder Andre Ayew said inexperience cost the team the 2010 Nations Cup final, which they lost 1-0 to Egypt in Luanda.“For the 2010 final, we had about 14 players from the U20 World Cup (of the previous year). In that final we were attacking and attacking, but we couldn’t score. We lacked experience,” he recalled.“But Sunday’s final will be a good one for us. When you get to the final, you need to do everything to win.”The 25-year-old forward has shone at this competition, scoring three goals. He attributes this to confidence boosts from his team-mates and the coach.“I have tried to raise my game because I have been given responsibilities both on and off the pitch. It is due to the group and the confidence from the coach,” he said.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000BATA, Equatorial Guinea, February 7 – Ghana coach Avram Grant is unsure whether injured skipper Asamoah Gyan will be fit for Sunday’s Africa Cup of Nations final against Ivory Coast in Bata.
9 9 Julian Draxler: Schalke – The Metro and The Star, report that Tottenham will make a £17m bid for long term Arsenal target Draxler. The Schalke star was close to joining the Gunners last season and apparently the 20-year-old could yet end up in north London. That would be some coup. Dejan Lovren: Southampton – Sadly for Spurs, it seems the Southampton defender has his heart set on joining Liverpool, to the annoyance of Saints legend Matt Le Tissier. Lovren was quoted as saying his head is already on Merseyside. 9 9 Michel Vorm and Ben Davies – click the arrow to see more news and rumours about Spurs’ summer transfer targets – After looking like a deal for left-back Davies was close, over the last few days reports claim that Spurs would put a bid in for both Davies and team-mate Vorm, offering Gylfi Sigurdsson in return. It didn’t happen, though apparently Spurs will still try and sign Davies before the season begins on 16 August. However, Liverpool could be interested. 9 9 9 Wilfried Bony: Swansea – It’s not just Davies who Liverpool will rival Spurs for, with the left-back’s Swansea team-mate Bony also a Reds target. The Welsh club will want around £20m for the striker a year after signing him for £12m. Serge Aurier: Toulouse – I’m free to talk to anyone I want. The Ivory Coast right-back’s comment should come as great news to Tottenham fans. Aurier was linked with Arsenal, but a transfer to the Emirates is dead after the Gunners signed Mathieu Debuchy, however, Aurier added, I have always preferred a move to England, because it is the league that suits me the best. Enner Valencia: Pachuca – Apparently Tottenham are among eight European clubs monitoring Ecuador star Enner Valencia, who scored three goals in the World Cup group stage. Stoke, Everton and West Ham are the interested sides from England, but Fiorentina and Napoli as well as Valencia and Sevilla are the others from Italy and Spain. Divock Origi: Lille – Will Tottenham swoop at the last minute and hijack Liverpool’s deal for Origi? No, appears to be the answer to that, with the 19-year-old on the brink of joining the Reds in a £10m deal. He has had talks with manager Brendan Rodgers, though there was hope for Spurs when he said: I myself am still thinking about it. 9 9 Jamaal Lascelles: Forest – Tottenham and Arsenal were linked to 20-year-old Lascelles last season and it looks like Spurs are still keen. The Mail say the club are set to offer Forest £5m and to sweeten the deal, will loan him back to the City Ground. QPR have already been turned down. Mauricio Pochettino has met his players and now he has to decide who the weak links are.The Tottenham boss has taken pre-season training, but rumours of new arrivals persist including one that is set to enrage fans of bitter rivals Arsenal.Click the arrow to see the latest news on Tottenham’s transfer targets.Click here to keep up to date on all the latest transfer rumours and let us know where you think the club should be looking to strengthen. Hugo Lloris and Jan Vertonghen – While there is good news is Hugo Lloris signing a new contract, we end with bad news here. There is a large Carles Puyol-shaped hole in the Barcelona defence and the Spanish club are on the lookout for a new defender and may target Vertonghen if they fail to clinch deals for Marquinhos and Jeremy Mathieu.
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(213) 974-8985160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORESurfer attacked by shark near Channel Islands calls rescue a ‘Christmas miracle’Christine Pearson, a spokeswoman for the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, noted that a new avian H5N1 virus has emerged and has infected more than 250 people worldwide. “What we are not seeing at this point is it also has the ability to pass easily among humans,” Pearson said. “And this virus has been around for a while and we have not seen it do that. However, influenza viruses are constantly changing so it’s really impossible to make any specific predictions.” Reynaldo made the comments during a pandemic flu conference at Our Lady of the Angels Cathedral in Los Angeles. The conference brought together about 200 education leaders and school emergency specialists to focus on preparations for a flu pandemic that could result in widespread student absences and force school closures. First discovered in Asian poultry in 1999, the avian H5N1 virus has since infected millions of migratory and domesticated birds in Asia, Eastern Europe and Africa and killed more than 140 people. firstname.lastname@example.org Although the spread of the avian flu is slowing in Europe and unlikely to hit the U.S. soon, Los Angeles County health officials warned school districts and government agencies on Monday to continue preparing for its eventual arrival. “What’s known now is that the spread of the avian H5N1 virus has seemed to slow down,” said Sadina Reynaldo, an epidemiologist with the county Department of Public Health. “They were expecting to find it in Western Europe, but they haven’t seen it yet. They were expecting to find it in Alaska, but they haven’t seen it yet. And they were surprised that it doesn’t seem to be readily changing into a virus that can spread person-to-person.” But regardless of when birds infected with the virus arrive in the United States, or whether the strain mutates, Reynaldo said government officials and the public should continue to prepare for a pandemic. “It might happen tomorrow. It might happen a year from now. It might happen five years from now,” she said. “The same thing could be said for a lot of other viral strains that could turn into pandemics.”
Getty Images – Getty Tyldesley would sometimes hear Manchester United team news from Sir Alex Ferguson before others would Often asked how we prepare for commentaries. Doing a series of posts on Insta as I prep for @England v Bulgaria on @itvfootball tomorrow #England #Southgate #EURO2020 – Insta a/c clivetyldesley pic.twitter.com/sZ9SgYbRtq— Clive Tyldesley (@CliveTyldesley) September 6, 2019 PEP TALK LIVE ON TALKSPORT 5 statement Steve Round reveals how Mikel Arteta convinced him to join Arsenal staff 5 Tony Cottee tells Phil Foden to leave Manchester City talkSPORT getty images – getty BIG PRESENTS UP TOP What tips have you been given over the years?“I took over in 1998 from a great commentator, the late Brian Moore.“When we had a farewell function to wish Brian a happy retirement, I sat next to him at this table with about 20 people from ITV and we demolished most of a couple of bottles of red wine.“And at about 1 o’clock in the morning he said to me that there were only two things that I had to remember – and I thought to myself ‘here I am sat next to the great man himself, who’s about to give me the secret to commentary and I’ve had too much to drink and not going to be able to remember!’“He said the two things are to be warm enough and to be on time. Tyldesley (left) will commentate regularly for talkSPORT this season Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more Tyldesley believes the title race is already taking shape between Manchester City and Liverpool Spurs investigation into alleged racial abuse of Rudiger is so far ‘inconclusive’ Here’s what is coming up this weekend.. Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta update Chelsea fan arrested for allegedly racially abusing Heung-min Son Tyldesley had a fascinating stat about Kane at the ready but was unable to use it rookie error How does radio commentary differ from TV commentary?“One of the things I tell people who have asked for my advice is that you have to take a step back from things and ask yourself what it is. What do we do?“To be a radio commentator is different from a television commentator.“It’s different in terms of how you serve your audience. No matter what business you’re in, particularly in a communications business, I think the most important thing is to identify your audience.“The audience for a talkSPORT radio commentary are likely to be fairly committed football fans.“You’re probably not going to go out of your way to listen to talkSPORT unless you’ve got some kind of commitment to sport and to football.“Consequently, you are talking to a more informed audience than you might be if you’re broadcasting as I was on Tuesday night to six-and-a-half million television viewers at the peak time of the England v Kosovo game.“There you’ve got to be more inclusive, there you are trying to maybe introduce not just Kosovo players but maybe one or two of the England players’ background to an audience which knows less at the starting point.“Here, looking forward to Saturday, I’m talking to an audience who can’t see the game and an audience who probably do know their football. The research is geared to that.“Biographical information on anybody who has played for Manchester City over the last two years is probably unnecessary. What is more important for instance is the fact that City have got some problems in central defence.“It was cleared with Argentina that Nicolas Otamendi would only play one international and then come back early. Their second international was in the early hours of Wednesday morning, so City have done a deal with Argentina to get Otamendi early.“That changes everything and that’s probably all you need to know about Otamendi going into this game.“I don’t need to mention that Otamendi has played at World Cups, most talkSPORT listeners would know that.“I start to think about who will be listening on what they will need to know.” Getty Images – Getty Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:25Loaded: 11.67%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:25 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. 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This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen appointed Derby vs Cardiff (Friday, 7:45pm) – talkSPORT 2Liverpool vs Newcastle (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTFulham vs West Brom (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Tottenham vs Crystal Palace (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Norwich vs Man City (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTHuddersfield vs Sheffield Wednesday (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2Barnsley vs Leeds (Sunday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas There will be rigorous preparations going into the game for the Citizens and the Canaries, but also from Tyldesley as he looks to have every angle covered.But what does he do to prepare for such fixtures, especially when he has more than one commentary a week and how does he make the transition from TV to radio?talkSPORT.com sat down with Tyldesley to delve into the secrets behind his success and his meticulous preparations ahead of every match. “So I thought that there was surely more to it than this but six months later after he retired I saw him and he asked me if I remembered what I told him that night and I said I did – even though I’d had far too much to drink!“He then said to me: ‘That was the biggest vote of confidence that I can give you. I think that you’re good enough and capable enough and you’re dedicated enough and thorough enough to go on and take my job. But you won’t be any good if you’re late or cold.’“Even though it sounded like the most basic of advice, it was actually a vote of confidence in the ability to do the job but just remember- take the stress off yourself.“Get there four or five hours before kick-off. Does it look like cold night? Maybe not but take an extra coat – you don’t necessarily have to wear it.How much preparation do you do for a game? “Quite simply, enough. I’m of a generation where I can actually remember a time before the internet.“I am IT literate, but I am also a creature of habit so I stay with the same way that I’ve known for years.“You’ve got to know more than anyone else who’s sitting and watching that game but the key to prep and therefore how you prep is how you use it.“You could prep for 15 days straight for a game and have the British Library full of information about a game but if you start to drown the list for the viewer with that information when it’s not relevant, then you’re just showing off. You’ll then start to bore them very quickly and annoy them.“The key to journalism is gathering all the information and telling the story and telling the story so people can understand it and are enlightened in the process.“Any information that we as commentators use during the course of a radio or television commentary should enlighten. We should probably use about 10 per cent of our information. @LFC v @Arsenal live commentary on @talkSPORT for me tomorrow at 5:30 alongside the last visiting manager to win at Anfield in the Premier League #Gameday pic.twitter.com/R5KDkvcvjK— Clive Tyldesley (@CliveTyldesley) August 23, 2019Has preparation got easier or more difficult over the years? “It’s easier to do the prep and gain information because of the world wide web, although it can be difficult to find the accuracy of the information you’re looking for.“Where it’s got more difficult conversely is the way the relationship between football and the media has worsened.“There’s less trust as there tends to be everywhere in the world and so probably around twenty years ago I could maybe count on 12, 15, two dozen managers to maybe trust me with their team information up to 24 hours before a game. Now we’re talking about two or three.“I haven’t necessarily got the established friendship that I’ve got with Gareth Southgate for instance. I’m very fortunate in that sense.“We’ve seen with Leeds and Marcelo Bielsa that team information is now viewed as top secret and actually if you get any team news from a manager then I’m almost too frightened to have it.“I inherited a great relationship with Sir Alex Ferguson from Brian Moore and Sir Alex would sometimes he’d tell me things on the mornings of Champions League games.“I’d then arrive at Old Trafford at around 4 o’clock and someone would say to me ‘have you heard Keano [Roy Keane] is not playing?’ – and I’d just think that he was telling me that in confidence and that I’d be the only person that knew so I was hoping he’d think that I wouldn’t have told anyone. 5 deals LATEST PREMIER LEAGUE NEWS Pep Guardiola gives Man City injury update and talks Christmas schedule “The relevance going into this game is that Norwich have done really well in their two home games – they gave Chelsea a real game and beat Newcastle.“But I’d be a little bit concerned with how they lost at West Ham – they lost 2-0 and their goalkeeper was their best player – and they went out of the EFL Cup to Crawley Town with Daniel Farke’s shadow squad.“Given that they are facing the reigning champions who are obviously in great form then my angle on Norwich will be that I’m a little fearful for them.“For Manchester City, they’ve done very little wrong other than drop a couple of points against Spurs in a game they dominated.“I’ll be interested to see what Liverpool do at lunchtime [against Newcastle] – you would assume that Liverpool will win. What’s your preparation been like going into the Norwich vs Manchester City game? “Because we’re following an international week, most of my research has been about who’s been playing for who since we last saw them.“In preparation for the England match I had a look at some of Harry Kane’s goalscoring stats and I found the only two players in consecutive internationals and one of them scored in successive nights in Vienna and Prague.“But I didn’t use it on the night because Harry didn’t score a hat-trick. If he did then I would have found a way to reference that moment. 5 After covering a thoroughly entertaining clash between England and Kosovo on Tuesday night, it’s back to the Premier League for legendary commentator Clive Tyldesley this weekend.Next up, Tyldesley will be commentating on Manchester City’s trip to Norwich on Saturday for talkSPORT (kick-off 5:30pm) – the third of our three live Premier League commentaries on GameDay. All eyes will be on Otamendi following Aymeric Laporte’s injury latest 5 Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January “My angle going into the game is that it feels like April already. We are back into that routine we were in during the spring when one of them played first and the other one was playing catch-up.“And even though out of respect for the other Premier League clubs, both Liverpool and Manchester City will be saying all the right things – that five or six teams can win the title – but they’re already eyeing each other up.“They won’t admit to it, but if Liverpool slip up at lunchtime then Manchester City will go into the Norwich game with a huge boost.”Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT. We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – with Norwich vs Manchester City among our games this weekend.
Building a better resume is often an exercise in fundamental communication and common sense, with some of the most important features focusing basic concepts. But before we can construct a document that accomplishes our desired results, we must have a better grasp on just what we should be trying to communicate. Most of the answers are simple and easy to understand. Unfortunately, that doesn’t necessarily translate into a quality outcome, or one that even meets our fundamental objectives.In order to craft a better resume, we have to be willing to look at the document through the eyes of those we are trying to impress during the selection process. These individuals don’t typically know who we are or what we’ve done. They are depending on the document that we’ve presented to them to open a window and shed light on the professional that we are and how our particular talents, abilities, and experiences will successfully meet the needs of the position that they are trying to fill. This is where many opportunities are missed when putting together the resume. A fundamental objective is often overlooked by the candidate and missed in the resume.When presenting the body of professional experience, many candidates with list their company, title, dates of employment, and a basic description of the positions that they’ve held. Often, such descriptions are similar to what one would see if they looked at a job description for the position on a company website. If this is where it’s left, how does that set you apart? How does it shed light on your talents, abilities, and experiences? How does it tell your story?- Sponsor – A resume can’t simply be used to post job descriptions for the different positions that you’ve held. It’s not just the position that you’ve held that’s important, but what you’ve accomplished in that position that will set you apart. Represent your talents, skills and abilities! Did you make a difference? Did you build partnerships? Did you lead? Were you commended for your performance? Was there anything that showcased your abilities? Not if you don’t say so! Remember, if you don’t call it out—it didn’t happen as far as anyone else will ever know.What’s most important about a particular role? What’s important to say about what you did in a particular role? We typically won’t have the space to say all that we want to say, so we want to use our available space to send the best possible message. Choose information that best represents the role that you filled, and what you were able to do with it.Use descriptive words that show action, responsibility, accountability, leadership, cooperation and potential. Manage, develop, implement, supervise, lead, direct, train. Find power words that accurately describe your responsibilities.Many will accurately proclaim that the job interview is the appropriate venue to expand upon these qualities. That would be accurate— the job interview is the appropriate venue to expand upon these qualities. That doesn’t imply that critically important information should be left off of a resume. This document represents a picture of who you are. While no document is capable of sharing all of the important qualities and characteristics that make up an individual, it is a critical first step. We can’t hope to perform well in an interview if our resume never presents us with an opportunity to get in the door.There are many different factors that go into building a better resume. Some of those lessons might seem overly simplified or under-valued—but that’s exactly why some people miss them. Considering the time and effort that we put into our careers and the energy that goes into developing a professional development plan, we should be willing to take the small steps that put on a successful career path. Such details can make a big difference in the search process, and might guide others in their decisions as well.For more information on loss prevention careers, visit LPjobs.com. Stay UpdatedGet critical information for loss prevention professionals, security and retail management delivered right to your inbox. Sign up now
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In its bid to promote the budding cricketers and gear-up for the fifth edition of the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Kings XI Punjab will be organising the KXIP Cup in Chandigarh from Saturday.The Cup, which is into its third edition, will witness participation of more than 70 players divided into four different teams — Blue, Red, Green and Silver — and will be played in the Twenty20 format.”Our focus has always been to develop and promote local talent in the catchment areas. Through this annual tournament we aim to provide the cricketers from our catchment area, and the country, a unique platform to display their skills,” COO Kings XI Punjab, Col Arvinder Singh, said.The matches, to be played on a league format, will be held at the PCA Stadium Mohali and the Sector 16 Stadium Chandigarh, over a period of four days starting February 4. The final will be held at Mohali on Feb 7.