Tommy Fury beats Genadij Krajevskij for fourth straight win | Boxing News

first_imgThe bout was tentative in the first round but Fury exploded into life in the second, rattling Krajevskij with a body shot and an uppercut before putting the contest to bed in short order.The Lithuanian Krejavskij required medical treatment after the contest but made it to his feet with no signs of serious damage visible. Tommy Fury extended his unbeaten pro career to four wins with a straightforward second-round victory over Genadij Krajevskij.The 21-year-old, who is the younger brother of former world heavyweight champion Tyson, was fighting for the first time in almost a year following his win over Przemyslaw Binienda last December.Fury secured the win over Krajevskij with an uppercut in the second round as he consigned his opponent to a 12th consecutive loss while recording the fourth win of his own career.- Advertisement – Tommy Fury made light work of Genadij Krajevskij to record his fourth straight victory
Tommy Fury made light work of Genadij Krajevskij to record his fourth straight victory

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WHO says no return to normality for ‘foreseeable future’

first_imgThe World Health Organization warned Monday that there could be no return to normality any time soon as too many countries were bungling their response to the coronavirus pandemic.After a daily record of 230,000 new cases of COVID-19 were reported to the WHO on Sunday, the UN health agency said the pandemic was only going to get worse unless people stuck to the basics of physical distancing, handwashing and wearing masks.WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that countries that were easing their way out of lockdowns were now witnessing a resurgence of the virus because they were not following proven methods to reduce risk. If governments do not roll out a comprehensive strategy to suppress transmission of the virus, and if populations do not follow basic public health principles, “there is only one way this pandemic is going to go,” he said.”It’s going to get worse and worse and worse.”The novel coronavirus has killed nearly 570,000 people and infected more than 12.9 million since the outbreak emerged in China last December, according to a tally from official sources compiled by AFP.”Although the number of daily deaths remains relatively stable, there is a lot to be concerned about,” said Tedros.He said there were four scenarios playing out around the world.They were: countries that were alert and avoided large outbreaks, those that got a major outbreak under control, those that eased restrictions but are now backsliding, and those that are in an intense transmission phase.Tedros said the epicenter of the virus remains the Americas.Topics : “I want to be straight with you: there will be no return to the ‘old normal’ for the foreseeable future,” Tedros told a virtual news briefing.”Let me blunt: too many countries are headed in the wrong direction.”The virus remains public enemy number one, but the actions of many governments and people do not reflect this.”He said mixed messages from leaders were undermining trust.last_img read more

Arsenal’s Sokratis Papastathopoulos tells Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang captaincy doesn’t matter

first_imgArsenal’s Sokratis Papastathopoulos tells Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang captaincy doesn’t matter 1/1 About Connatix V67539 Video Settings PLAY / Full Screen Coming Next Sokratis insists the captaincy isn’t important (Picture: Getty)‘I don’t know, I think it’s the first time he is a captain,’ he replied when asked if Aubameyang would be a good captain.‘For me it’s more important that Auba first has to score, he has to do his work.‘He’s a very good guy. But I already said something – who has the captaincy is not very important.’MORE: Charlie Nicholas slams shocking Matteo Guendouzi and tells Unai Emery to drop Arsenal star for Leicester clashMORE: Arsenal have one ‘concern’ over selling Granit Xhaka in January Advertisement Read More Manchester United captain Harry Maguire Read More Top articles Read More Comment Read More Read More 1 min. story Skip by Metro Coral BarryFriday 8 Nov 2019 9:05 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link1.3kShares Skip Ad Rio Ferdinand tells Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop struggling SPONSORED Aubameyang is Arsenal’s new captain (Picture: Getty)Sokratis Papastathopoulos insists the Arsenal captaincy isn’t important after Granit Xhaka was stripped of the armband.Xhaka was dumped as skipper by Unai Emery after he told Arsenal fans to ‘f*** off’ during a furious clash with the supporters at the Emirates.Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang was named as the new captain, but Sokratis denied the captaincy was a crucial position.‘The captaincy or who has this on the pitch, I don’t think it’s very important,’ Sokratis said.ADVERTISEMENT Xhaka reacted furiously to being booed by Arsenal fans (Picture: Getty)‘It’s important that all the team is good in the dressing room. We are like a family. In the end who brings the pitch the captaincy is the last thing.’AdvertisementAdvertisementXhaka is now heading for the exit door at Arsenal after being left upset by the club and Emery’s treatment of him in the wake of the controversy.More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityThe Swiss international expected Arsenal to back him and refused to issue a statement in the immediate aftermath apologising for his actions.Arsenal could now offload Xhaka in January and it is unclear if the 27-year-old will play again for the Gunners.Aubameyang was promoted from his position as one of Arsenal’s four vice-captains, but Sokratis is not concerned by his leadership qualities. Visit Advertiser website GO TO PAGE Advertisementlast_img read more

Red hot home for luxury relaxation

first_img51 Martha St, Camp Hill.Boasting high ceilings and polished tiles, the first floor has an open arrangement centred on a kitchen with a butler’s pantry, stone island benchtop, sleek timber cabinetry and integrated appliances including a steam oven and induction cooktop. Dining and lounge rooms surround the cooking space and flow through sliding glass doors to a deck with city and suburban views. 51 Martha St, Camp Hill.Carpet decorates the upper level, from the family room to the four bedrooms, including three with built-in wardrobes, ceiling fans and study nooks. With a private balcony and walk-in wardrobe, the main bedroom exudes opulence while also boasting an elegant ensuite with floor-to-ceiling tiles, a double vanity and freestanding bathtub overlooking the city skyline.The upstairs shared bathroom also has a double vanity and freestanding bathtub.Impressive storage capacity is another standout of the property, particularly on the ground floor which houses a three-car garage, wine cellar and media room. 51 Martha St, Camp Hill.WITH multiple family and entertaining areas, this modern house is red hot for families looking for a relaxed lifestyle.The five bedroom home at 51 Martha St, Camp Hill, has three bathrooms and three car spaces.A glass front door leads inside, where the contemporary design is matched by features including ducted air conditioning and audio visual and 6kw solar systems. More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours ago51 Martha St, Camp Hill.An abundance of light and breezes floods this level of the house from front to back, where a laundry, bathroom and bedroom with a built-in wardrobe are found. A rumpus room spills out onto a covered rear timber deck, which overlooks a grassy yard, garden shed and glass-enclosed pool. Back inside, timber stairs with a glass balustrade and chandelier lead up to the residence’s second floor. 51 Martha St, Camp Hill.Agent Joanna Gianniotis of Place Bulimba said the property was designed to take family living to new heights, thanks to a timeless style and innovative floorplan. “Showcasing a welcoming appeal, this first-class residence promotes unrivalled comfort and integrated living across three lavish levels,” she said.The property goes to auction at 12.30pm on May 11 at Level 1, 33 Lytton Rd, East Brisbane.last_img read more

FSL to Finance Newbuildings by Selling Ageing Ships

first_imgSingapore-based FSL Trust Management has unveiled its plan to sell ageing vessels in order to collect funds for the construction of two new tankers.The decision comes on the back of a Letter of Intent signed for the construction of two scrubber-fitted tankers, which has now been realized into a firm shipbuilding contract with China’s Cosco Shipping Heavy Industry.FSL is paying USD 97.6 million for the Tier III 114,000 dwt tanker duo, which will be owned by FSLT subsidiaries, FSL-28, Inc. and FSL-29, Inc. The new units would be delivered in November 2020 and January 2021, respectively.The newbuilding acquisition will be funded with up to USD 21.3 million to be collected through the sale of older vessels. The company said that no definitive documentation has been entered into in relation to the sale of vessels as of yet.Additionally, another USD 31 million of net proceeds from the company’s pro rata, non-renounceable and non-underwritten preferential offering, revealed in late November, would be used to fund the newbuildings.FSL informed that the remaining balance would be funded by way of a combination of surplus cash flows from operations and bank financing to be obtained by the company.last_img read more

FIFA to name 2023 Women world cup host on Thursday

first_imgWorld Soccer Ruling body FIFA is to name hosts of the 2023 Women’s world cup on Thursday. The FIFA council is billed to have a virtual meeting on Thursday with decision on the hosting of the next women’s world cup top on the agenda. The global body will have to vote between Colombia and joint bid from Australia and New Zealand. The later looks top favorite even as Japan announced her withdrawal from the hosting bid on Monday.The Japanese bid was one of three, along with Colombia and a joint bid from Australia and New Zealand.Earlier this month, FIFA rated the joint Australia/New Zealand bid as the best to host the tournament, with Japan in second place.Also this month football power house Brazil withdrew her candidacy to host the 2023 Women’s World Cup, citing financial fears in the wake of the corona virus pandemic.Japan won the world cup in 2011 defeating hot favorites USA in the finalThe Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said the government did not consider it wise to offer financial guarantees asked for by FIFA at this time. Brazil however joined the other South American nations in support Colombia. The odds however favour the joint bid by Australia and New Zealand.The 2019 tournament in France, won by the US, broke records with television audiences and was seen as the most high-profile tournament so far.Read AlsoBrazil withdraws bid to host 2023 Women’s world cup Japan won the women’s world cup in 2011 defeating hot favorites United States in the final. The United States are the highest winners of the FIFA women’s world cup having won a record four times, 1991, 1999, 2015 and 2019.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading…last_img read more

Syracuse redshirt freshman center Obokoh loses year of eligibility

first_img Published on April 9, 2014 at 6:59 pm Contact Trevor: tbhass@syr.edu | @TrevorHass Syracuse redshirt freshman center Chinonso Obokoh has lost a year of eligiblity, SU Athletics spokesman Pete Moore confirmed to The Daily Orange in a text message Wednesday. Obokoh redshirted this year and did not play in a game, but will have three years of eligibility left starting next season, not four.The Post-Standard reported Obokoh lost a year of eligibility at SU “because the NCAA ruled that his Rochester high school improperly classified him as a student when he arrived from Nigeria.”Christopher Radford, the NCAA’s associate director of public and media relations, said in an email Thursday morning that the NCAA Eligibility Center reviews transcripts of international prospective student-athletes to ensure the student-athlete has graduated with the appropriate high school class. Radford said any time spent competing in athletics beyond that time, prior to college enrollment, can be subtracted from NCAA eligibility. He would not specify on Obokoh’s specific case. Former Bishop Kearney High School head coach Jon Boon adamantly denied Bishop Kearney’s connection to Obokoh losing a year.“This is the NCAA,” Boon said. “This has nothing to do with us. Ask the NCAA for their policy on Nigeria. I’ll save you a phone call. They don’t have one.”AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBoon said Obokoh came to Bishop Kearney from Nigeria in 2010. He said Obokoh sat out his freshman year because he came to the school after the start of basketball season, and that Obokoh then played for Bishop Kearney his sophomore, junior and senior seasons.Boon said Bishop Kearney was never contacted about the potential loss in eligibility at SU, and insisted Obokoh did not stay back a year in high school.“Here’s a kid who does everything he’s supposed to do, and they punish him,” Boon said. “Then you have all these idiots that go to 15-passenger van schools where they don’t even take the classes.“If they’re really going to do something like this, then it’s a joke. Like I said, we did nothing wrong at the school.”Boon said he hasn’t spoken with SU coaches Jim Boeheim or Mike Hopkins since Obokoh signed to play for SU last October, and he hasn’t spoken with anyone from the NCAA about Obokoh losing a year of eligibility.He said Obokoh finished with close to a 2.5 GPA in high school, took 16 core credits and earned his diploma. Boon said age is not an issue. Boon checked carefully to make sure Obokoh was the correct age for a freshman when he came over, and confirmed he wasn’t too old at the time.But now it appears that may not have been enough.“You’re talking about the NCAA,” Boon said. “They’re not consistent about anything. They just make up sh*t as they go.” Comments Facebook Twitter Google+last_img read more

Bleach: Ones v. ones may not be the best idea

first_imgAs one of the proud and shiny faces of Wisconsin athletics, football coach Bret Bielema needs to successfully juggle many roles.First and foremost, he is a football coach who seems to be maturing and improving, and has a Big Ten title under his belt. His recruiting classes have grown in prestige almost every year. He is an excellent spokesperson for Chevy trucks – pick one up today – and he has continued the proud tradition of football coaches mangling the English language.*Bielema on an injured player: “He has got a bit of a groin.”But one role Bielema has yet to master is judging the public reaction to his less-than-conventional moves. He experienced this last season when he was accused on multiple occasions of running up the score against Minnesota and Indiana.Now, in both situations the criticism was pretty weak. If you can’t stop Nate Tice from scoring on a naked bootleg you deserve to have the score run up all over you.It wasn’t that Bielema made the wrong move, however; it was that Bielema seemed surprised that it was even an issue when Minnesota coach Tim Brewster and the media brought it up after the game.And there is a good chance Bielema will be in for the same type of surprise after the spring football game Saturday.(Editor’s Note: As all opinions of spring football must be legally prefaced, we must note here that spring football is a bare bones excuse for a complicated game and any results must be taken with a Rob Havenstein grain of salt.)This season, Bielema decided to please both the fans and media alike by pitting the No. 1 offense against the No. 1 defense in the spring scrimmage. The UW Nursing School will rejoice for the added revenue that comes with a scrimmage worth watching, while the fans will actually have a reason to go besides copious amounts of day drinking (though, c’mon, that should be reason enough).Of course, the issue with pitting ones on ones – and why very few college coaches do it in the spring – is that someone is coming out as the loser. Both sides cannot shine, though if the game is full of mistakes, both offense and defense can manage to look meager.And the bet here is it will be quarterback Jon Budmayr coming out with question marks next to his name.The sophomore quarterback, who has had all the reps with the ones this spring as Curt Phillips is still recovering from a torn ACL, has looked anything but dominant in practices open to the media. The two issues that have plagued Budmayr’s reputation – sloppy turnovers and batted passes at the line – have been out in full force.And with the quarterback position wide open, he will be under an even more powerful microscope during the game.From the first interception or overthrown open receiver, the value Scott Tolzien provided last season will become all the more apparent. As one of the departing seniors told The Badger Herald sports crew: “They are going to miss that fucking guy like none other. He was the only player we could not afford to lose last year.”Bielema should do Budmayr the favor of letting him throw against the likes of raw freshmen and sophomores rather than pitting him against Antonio Fenelus and Aaron Henry. Because if the practices this spring have been any type of precursor, one of those two will be embarrassing Budmayr come Saturday.Scrimmaging the best against the best might be the best entertainment value, but it is not what is best for Bielema’s team. Someone, and likely Budmayr, will be hearing not-so-subtle doubts about his readiness for five months before the team meets again for fall camp.The fans paying $5 to attend Camp Randall Saturday appreciate the gesture of what Bielema has done. The ones v. ones will make for a better game and more interesting analysis.But Bielema really doesn’t need to help the entertainment value – the day drinking should be plenty.Michael is a senior majoring in journalism. Think he is an idiot? You are not alone. Let him know at bleach.michael@gmail.com.last_img read more

Fast reaction: 3 takeaways from Syracuse’s 85-70 loss to Boston College

first_img Facebook Twitter Google+ CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. — Syracuse (18-12, 7-10 Atlantic Coast) lost its third-straight game, this time to Boston College (17-13, 7-10), 85-70, at Conte Forum on Wednesday night. The Eagles held the lead for nearly the entire night. The Orange made a run late in the first half to cut a double-digit deficit to three entering the break. But BC pulled away in the second half for a comfortable victory.Syracuse’s season seemed on the upswing after upsetting Miami at home a week and a half ago. Now, after this loss, Syracuse’s chances of making the NCAA Tournament are down to 17 percent, per ESPN’s BPI.Here are reactions from the game.Where’s the help?Last time these two teams matched up, Syracuse exploded for 81 points. It was a balanced attack that day for the Orange, as all five players scored in double figures.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textThe first half for Syracuse on Wednesday was completely different. While SU trailed by three at the half and scored 37 points in the frame, only three players — Tyus Battle, Frank Howard and Oshae Brissett — scored for the team. Battle led the way with 20 points in the half.Despite the high scoring output, Syracuse often found itself in predictable sets in the half court game, while the big three faced consistent double teams. The Orange’s best offense came off turnovers — SU got nine points off turnovers in the first half — and in semi-transition opportunities.By the end of the game, only six points — four from Paschal Chukwu and two from Matthew Moyer — were scored by someone other than a member of SU’s big three. Battle, Brissett and Howard also combined to take 46 of the Orange’s 50 shot attempts.Boston three partyComing into the game, Boston College ranked sixth in the ACC in 3-pointers made but only 11th in 3-point percentage. The Eagles did have three players — Ky Bowman, Jerome Robinson and Jordan Chatman — who averaged more than two 3-pointers made per game.BC took a lot of 3s against the Orange, like it always does. On Wednesday it made a lot of them, too. The Eagles finished 14-of-27 from deep, with the three aforementioned sharpshooters going a combined 13-for-26. In two games this season, the Eagles have shot 50 percent (25-of-50) from behind the arc against SU.Many of the looks came off picture-perfect zone breakdown, as the Eagles had no issue feeding the posts and then kicking it out to an open shooter as the Orange failed to rotate.Press onSyracuse has shown that it will frequently turn to the press to try and speed the game up when it’s down late. Against UNC one week ago, the Orange used it to rally and tie the game with two minutes to go.The press didn’t necessarily work in that game, as the Tar Heels consistently got the ball past half court quickly. But they’d charge straight at Paschal Chukwu under the bucket and force up wild shots in the process, allowing SU to get the ball back quickly.Down by 12 with seven minutes left, the Orange once again turned to the press. And much like North Carolina, Boston College consistently got the ball down the court. Every time the Eagles players would step inside the 3-point line, though, they’d turn around and dribble the ball back up. This allowed the Eagles to set up its halfcourt offense — which was torching Syracuse all night to begin with — and slowly take some time off the clock. Comments Published on February 28, 2018 at 11:16 pm Contact Tomer: tdlanger@syr.edu | @tomer_langerlast_img read more