Arsenal agrees £731m Kroenke takeover

first_img Share Arsenal agrees £731m Kroenke takeover John Dunne Show Comments ▼ Monday 11 April 2011 5:17 am whatsapp Premier League club Arsenal said it had agreed to be taken over by American billionaire Stan Kroenke in a deal which would value the club at £731m.Kroenke, who already owns close to 30 per cent of the North London club, said he had offered Arsenal shareholders 11,750 pounds per share and had already secured the backing of 16.1 percent shareholder Danny Fiszman and 15.9 per cent shareholder Nina Bracewell-Smith.Kroenke, who owns several major sports teams in the United States, now controls 63 per cent of the club, which currently lies second in the league behind rivals Manchester United.“Arsenal is a fantastic club with a special history and tradition and a wonderful manager in Arsene Wenger. We intend to build on this rich heritage and take the club to new success,” Kroenke said in a statement.Arsenal have gone six years without a trophy since their FA Cup success in 2005 and fans have been frustrated as their spending on players lagged behind rivals such as Chelsea and Manchester City.Manager Wenger welcomed the takeover.“I have worked with Stan Kroenke at board meetings over the past couple of years and I believe he has the best interests of Arsenal at heart. He understands the club’s heritage and traditions and our ambition to run the club in a way which protects our long term future,” he said.Under Takeover Panel rules, Kroenke is now compelled to make an offer for the remaining shares.Russian steel magnate Alisher Usmanov is Arsenal’s other major shareholder, holding a 27 per cent stake through his Red and White vehicle. center_img by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeMisterStoryWoman Files For Divorce After Seeing This Photo – Can You See Why?MisterStoryTotal PastThe Ingenious Reason There Are No Mosquitoes At Disney WorldTotal PastMoneyPailShe Was Famous, Now She Works In {State}MoneyPailBrake For ItThe Most Worthless Cars Ever MadeBrake For ItSenior Living | Search AdsNew Senior Apartments Coming to Scottsdale (Take A Look at The Prices)Senior Living | Search AdsSerendipity TimesInside Coco Chanel’s Eerily Abandoned Mansion Frozen In TimeSerendipity TimesDrivepedia20 Of The Most Underrated Vintage CarsDrivepediamoneycougar.comThis Proves The Osmonds Weren’t So Innocentmoneycougar.comZen HeraldThe Truth About Why ’40s Actor John Wayne Didn’t Serve In WWII Has Come To LightZen Herald whatsapp More From Our Partners Florida woman allegedly crashes children’s birthday party, rapes teennypost.comNative American Tribe Gets Back Sacred Island Taken 160 Years Agogoodnewsnetwork.orgA ProPublica investigation has caused outrage in the U.S. this weekvaluewalk.comBrave 7-Year-old Boy Swims an Hour to Rescue His Dad and Little Sistergoodnewsnetwork.orgRussell Wilson, AOC among many voicing support for Naomi Osakacbsnews.comI blew off Adam Sandler 22 years ago — and it’s my biggest regretnypost.comAstounding Fossil Discovery in California After Man Looks Closelygoodnewsnetwork.org980-foot skyscraper sways in China, prompting panic and evacuationsnypost.comPolice Capture Elusive Tiger Poacher After 20 Years of Pursuing the Huntergoodnewsnetwork.org Tags: NULLlast_img read more

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Chalkline Sports makes its mark

first_img Tags: Fantasy Sports Mobile Online Gambling Email Address Chalkline Sports makes its mark Chalkline Sports, despite its African heritage, is making a major play for the nascent US sports betting market, and with a client base already featuring the likes of Churchill Downs, Parx Casino and Tropicana, it’s off to a good start, writes Robin HarrisonIt might have US founders, a US focus and a US client base, but Chalkline Sports is South African at heart.The business was founded by the team behind Voltbet, a South African operator launched in 2010, then acquired by casino operator Sun International in 2013. While chief executive Dan Kustelski  and president Joe Kustelski are US-based, its development team – which followed the founders from Sun and is led by head of igaming Jason Foster – is based in Johannesburg.As Foster explains, the company’s core proposition is simple: “How do you retain casual, high-margin sports bettors?”Being active in a mature market has meant European operators have been able to develop more sophisticated methods of retaining players. For emerging markets, however, it’s a different story.“In developing markets, you have this mass of sports fans that may not have placed their first bet,” Foster says. “They may have bet via retail channels but never online. We offer a way to acquire those players through free-to-play games and real-money products, for which we have two clients live.”It’s essentially a variation on the sweepstakes model, where players can stake a small sum for the chance to win thousands.“[That’s] how people learn to play and get into betting,” Foster explains. “They’re not going to place $1,000 into a 9/10 handicap for their first bet.”He sees Chalkline’s free-to-play games as acquisition tools first and foremost. After all, that’s how its US clients are using it. However, in more mature markets such as South Africa (where lottery betting operator Lottostar launched as its first client) he argues it functions as a retention tool, as well as bringing a retail-heavy customer base online.With clients including Churchill Downs (for its BetAmerica and TwinSpires brands) Parx Casino and Tropicana, Chalkline is developing a robust US presence. Most intriguing, however, is its deal with Barstool Sports.The sports blog, owned by the Chernin Group, has recently launched Barstool Bets, which runs a game focused on in-play, free-to-play games.Foster admits it was a new project for Chalkline. “That required a lot of work in a one-month deadline window,” he says. “Barstool is running these live in-play contests to identify and acquire the in-play bettors. As we know, that’s where the market is going,” he explains. “If we had to start it from scratch, it would have been a massive job. However, we’ve built a very robust and scalable sports betting engine without all the complications of a full-service sportsbook.“We had already done the live in-play integration because one of our early products was an odds tracker – you could access a chart to track all the odds movement during a game. So the real challenge was scaling that up and building it out to offer all the markets via a Betradar integration.”The development sprint has certainly paid off, with Barstool Bets taking 80,000 wagers on launching for a Thursday night football game.“Now we’ve hit all the benchmarks in terms of hundreds of thousands of bets per minute, both processing and resulting,” he says. “The platform is really scalable now, in a way we didn’t know it could be three months ago.”While work on repurposing the free- to-play solutions for real-money play, as well as developing its marketing analytics solution BettorBI, is underway, Foster is adamant the social elements could prove most valuable for operators.For example, he says, they could provide an alternative to bonusing.“Bonusing is effectively a dead end – a race to the bottom,” Foster explains. “You give $10, then give $20, then $30, and eventually you’re giving away all your margin. You’re encouraging people to hop between sportsbooks, building no loyalty.“You have to tighten your terms more and more as people find loopholes. I think the Europeans have learned that now. Free-to-play is a simpler, more sustainable model.“Potentially, building bonuses into your payouts is where I think we could go. If you’re making a high-margin bet where you make 10-15 predictions, you can easily give a bonus if you correctly predict all 15 or a rebate if you miss it by one.”Chalkline is also opening up its platform to third-party developers, with the launch of its software development kit. The idea is that it will provide all the functionality, from the markets and live odds, to the analytics tools, allowing partners to build games on its platform.“We are a sports betting technology provider, not a sportsbook or a platform. We see ourselves as providing a layer that sits on top of the platform,” Foster says.It’s an intriguing journey. Traditionally the path from free-to-play to real-money is predominantly one-way, and it certainly fees as if Chalkline is headed that way. However, considering its client base, and the emergence of rival social sports developers such as Sportcaller, it feels as if there’s an emerging sub-sector of the US wagering industry for savvy developers to take advantage of. Subscribe to the iGaming newsletter Topics: Casino & games Sports betting Social gaming DFS Chalkline Sports, despite its African heritage, is making a major play for the nascent US sports betting market, and with a client base already featuring the likes of Churchill Downs, Parx Casino and Tropicana, it’s off to a good start, writes Robin Harrison Casino & games Regions: Africa US Southern Africa South Africa AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 16th December 2019 | By contenteditorlast_img read more

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A credit to the Commission?

first_img 42% of lower risk credit card gamblers said they would use their debit cards instead in the event of a ban; and 41% said they would stop gambling completely.New research also showed that 50% of higher-risk credit card gamblers would either stop gambling or use their own available funds if they could not use credit cards to gamble.Further study into the matter found credit card gamblers were highly engaged and tended to be less aware of the risks of gambling. The higher fees presented by credit cards did not deter them, as their usage patterns were often embedded in their habits. Other key findings included: 82% of credit card gamblers were not fully aware of the fees and interest accrued through credit card gambling transactions; and Three-quarters of all lower risk credit card gamblers are likely to be deterred from using their credit cards for gambling having now been made aware of the charges they might incur.As David Clifton (pictured below) of industry consultancy Clifton Davies points out, credit card payments have always been forbidden in land-based casinos and bingo halls.Few would suggest it’s had much of an impact on these sectors. As such, he says, the online sector will not see the sort of substantial impact that some have predicted.But, he says, just as important will be the fact that “banks and other financial institutions are playing their part in protecting customers from encountering problem gambling issues. “This means confidence and trust will develop and some degree of common ground can be found” between all stakeholders. This should lead to more collaborative projects, reduce in-fighting and benefit the sector across the board. For all the headlines the credit card ban has attracted, its effect on the sector is not likely to be significant. Industry observers have also questioned whether the smaller operators, under bigger financial pressure than UK majors such GVC or William Hill (which has predicted a £10m decline in online profits) will adhere to the ban.The Commission said regardless of size responsibility rested with all licensed gambling operators and e-wallet providers to prevent credit card payments being sent to merchants (operators).The onus as always is with gambling operators to ensure the new measure is respected. As part of its ‘Strategy 2018-21’ project, the Commission’s priorities are to protect the interests of consumers, raise standards in the gambling market and improve the way it regulates the sector.The credit card ban is one of the measures it hopes will help achieve those goals. It is also of a par with the regulatory pressure being exerted on the industry at the moment. How much actual impact it has on reducing rates of problem gambling is another question. Email Address 16th March 2020 | By Stephen Carter The ban on the use of credit cards to fund online gambling is due to come into force from April 14. Jake Pollard examines what sort of impact it is likely to have on the industry – and on problem gambling ratesFrom April 14, the ban on the use of credit cards for online gambling is another regulatory signpost around which the UK industry will have to manoeuvre.The ban, announced in January, joins a range of other responsible gambling measures being put forward by the Gambling Commission and operators, both of which are feeling the heat from anti-industry politicians and media.The British regulator said it had already decided to take action on credit card gambling when it launched the consultation on the measure. This, it said, meant it was a question of “what action should be taken to protect consumers and minimise risks, rather than whether any action should be taken”.Clearly a consultation process is important and necessary when assessing regulatory measures. But the Commission’s admission that it had already decided to take action against credit cards being used for gambling gives an insight into its thinking on this matter.In addition, if the Commission already knew it was going to pass a ban on gambling with credit cards, it adds to the impression that the consultation was only there to confirm its viewpoint.In response, the Commission would point to the evidence it gathered, which showed that credit cards were disproportionately used for gambling by individuals who were experiencing harm. Harm levels rise with credit cards Among the 24 million adults gamblers in the UK, 10.5 million play online and an estimated 800,000 consumers use credit cards to gamble remotely (credit card payments are not allowed in land-based casinos or bingo clubs). As part of a survey of 2,000 adults carried out for the credit card ban (about 150 of whom reported using a credit card to gamble online), the Gambling Commission found that: AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to FacebookFacebookShare to TwitterTwitter 22% of credit card gamblers were problem gamblers  25% were experiencing moderate levels of harm; and 20% experienced lower levels of harm. The regulator also found that gamblers using credit cards to fund their play were not put off by the fees that are applied to cash advances, which is how credit cards are classified. Those higher than usual charges can quickly accumulate. In terms of optics, the ban also plays well to all stakeholders (pro- or anti-industry). The Commission argues that it is another measure to increase player safety and prevent at-risk gamblers from falling further into debt by funding their gambling through credit cards, and the heightened interest rates that come with them. It’s hard to disagree.The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), the trade association for the GB gambling industry, declared its support for the ban and pledged that its members would go one step further.“We will implement a ban on credit cards and indeed our members will go further to study and improve the early identification of those at risk,” said BGC chair Brigid Simmonds. “The use of credit cards were previously used as a potential marker of harm which might lead to further intervention with customers.”How significant the measure will be in helping reduce overall rates of problem gambling is debatable, however. This is because the majority of online gambling deposits are still made via debit cards and at-risk or problem players could try to fund their activity through payday loans, another product with very high interest rates. Acknowledging that possibility, the Commission said: “We expect a reduction in harm resulting from a prohibition on credit cards to outweigh any harm from a minority of customers substituting to payday loans or other forms of borrowing. “It will however be important for gambling operators and financial services to continue to make progress in identifying consumers at risk of harm from using borrowed money other than credit cards to fund gambling, and to mitigate those risks.”Payment services provider Paysafe, owner of e-wallet brands Skrill and Neteller, said: “We are anticipating minimal impact as credit card deposits into UK customer wallets which get used for gambling payments only represent a small proportion of total wallet deposit volume.”When it comes to detecting and stopping credit card payments into e-wallets, Paysafe added: “We are able to make adjustments to our wallets services to effectively prevent credit card deposits being used to make payments to UK-licensed gaming operators.”While service providers such as Paysafe have prepared for these measures for some time, they are also in no doubt as to where ultimate responsibility lies when it comes to reducing rates of problem gambling. “We support ongoing efforts to ensure customers gamble responsibly, although this is a topic which gambling operators are probably better placed to comment on.”iGB contacted a number of operators for comment on this topic. They all referred back to the BGC statement praising the measure.It is however interesting to note that the industry was opposed to the measure when it was first set out by the Commission. Along with financial and payment service providers, it pointed out that the ban would not address the underlying causes of harm. Responsibility always lies with the sector The Commission again acknowledged this point. It argued that despite not directly tackling the underlying causes, it would reduce risks of harm by preventing players from gambling more than they can afford to repay.“[At] the very least, it will add levels of friction to the process of gambling with borrowed money (so) that the rate of financial loss is slowed down and harm is potentially curtailed,” it said.Its research of outcomes from a credit card ban also found that: Subscribe to the iGaming newslettercenter_img Bingo Regions: UK & Ireland Tags: Card Rooms and Poker Online Gambling Payments Topics: Casino & games Legal & compliance Sports betting Bingo Poker The ban on the use of credit cards to fund online gambling is due to come into force from April 14. Jake Pollard examines what sort of impact it is likely to have on the industry – and on problem gambling rates A credit to the Commission?last_img read more

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British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Limited (BAT.zw) 2018 Abridged Report

first_imgBritish American Tobacco Zimbabwe Limited (BAT.zw) listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchange under the Agricultural sector has released it’s 2018 abridged results.For more information about British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Limited (BAT.zw) reports, abridged reports, interim earnings results and earnings presentations, visit the British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Limited (BAT.zw) company page on AfricanFinancials.Document: British American Tobacco Zimbabwe Limited (BAT.zw)  2018 abridged results.Company ProfileBritish American Tobacco (BAT) Zimbabwe Holdings Limited manufactures, distributes and sells tobacco products for local consumption through a network of independent retailers and distributors. Zimbabwe is the 6th largest tobacco grower in the world and the largest in Africa. Three types of tobacco are grown in the country; Virginia flue-cured, burley and oriental tobacco. Over 95% of Zimbabwe’s tobacco is flue-cured; and more than half of its production is exported to China. The company has recently adopted a mutually-beneficial contract system which is reaping rich rewards; the entire crop is bought from the farmer at the end of the season in return for a supply of seed and fertilizer, and expert training by an agronomist on agricultural techniques. Its head office is in Harare, Zimbabwe. British American Tobacco is listed on the Zimbabwe Stock Exchangelast_img read more

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David Barnes – Bath

first_imgMan of the people David Barnes Once bitten, twice shy? Not where David Barnes is concerned. The Bath prop is back in training to tackle Mount Kilimanjaro, nearly three years after he first conquered Africa’s highest peak. In 2008 Barnes scaled the 5,895m mountain to raise money for the Rugby Players’ Association (RPA) Benevolent Fund, and in particular to assist Tamara Johnson, a Bath Women’s player who had suffered a serious neck injury. This time round Barnes is again aiming to raise money for the Benevolent Fund but he’s also doing it for Help for Heroes, the charity that raises money for British military personnel wounded in the line of duty. It was in September last year that the 34-year-old first visited Headley Court in Surrey where a highly-trained team of dedicated medical staff work in rehabilitating injured soldiers. Sobering, humbling, inspiring, it was all of those things for Barnes.“I actually went to Headley Court as part of my testimonial year,” explains Barnes, who was awarded the honour for a decade of unstinting service to the West Country club. “One of the charities involved in the testimonial was Help for Heroes and I wanted to see for myself some of the work being carried out on their behalf.“The visit just took my breath away. I met guys who’d been very badly injured fighting for their country and yet not one was moaning. They had accepted their injuries and were determined to overcome them. A lot of them were talking about rejoining their regiments. The determination was truly amazing and made me feel very humble.“Humble but also resolved to raise money for Headley Court so that the medical staff can continue their magnificent work. A few meetings and several phone calls later and the Mount Kilimanjaro Challenge 2011 was in motion. It’s impossible to say who exactly will be going on the expedition. Two of my old team-mates from Bath have signed up, Matt Perry and Mark Regan, and a few current players are interested, but they can’t make a definite commitment because the nature of professional rugby means injuries have a habit of getting in the way.”Someone else who’ll be striding up Kili with Barnes is Andy Blyth, the former England A centre who suffered a career-ending spinal injury in March 2000. For a while doctors thought Blyth would never walk again but now he’s champing at the bit to experience the agony of climbing Kilimanjaro – and that’s not even taking into account the inevitable banter gushing non-stop from the mouth of Regan.“It’s one of the toughest challenges I’ve ever undertaken,” is how Barnes describes his first ascent.“I suffered from altitude sickness. It began with a headache, a bit like a hangover, then I began to vomit, my lips turned blue and I ended with fluid on the lungs, what they call a pulmonary edema. Luckily I had a great guide who was able to give me advice and medicine so I could still get to the top of the mountain.” LATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS Do you want to buy the issue of Rugby World in which this article appeared? Back Issues Contact John Denton Services at 01733-385-170 visit http://mags-uk.com/ipcOr perhaps you’d like a digital version of the magazine delivered direct to your PC, MAC or Ipad? If so click here. Barnes is already training hard for the expedition, somehow managing to fit it in around his commitments not just with Bath but also with the RPA, of which he is chairman. It’s a role that has brought him much satisfaction as the game in Britain has negotiated its way through some not always calm waters. One of Barnes’s pressing concerns in 2011 is head injuries, not surprising seeing as he’s spent the best part of 15 years with his head in the scrum. “The issue of head injuries is still something we need to better understand. Not just in the short term but the long-term effect. More research needs to be done into concussion, for instance, and we should look at other sports, and always ensure the players’ welfare is paramount.”As for Bath, Barnes believes the arrival of new owner Bruce Craig early last year is a harbinger of better years to come. “Bruce has come in and shown real dynamism and a real desire to restore the glory days once more to Bath,” he says. “We’ve got new training facilities, we’ve got one of the best coaches around in Sir Ian McGeechan; in short, the players have got no excuse for not turning things around.”There’s also a unity within the squad that Barnes says resembles what it was when he first arrived at The Rec all those years ago. “Any successful side plays well together on the field but also bonds well off it, and I think that we’ve got that tightness back at Bath with the likes of David Flatman and Luke Watson playing a big part. The banter’s there, the camaraderie’s there, and so is the respect among the players. The club’s in a healthy state this season.”As for Barnes, he says that he’s no intention of calling it quits just yet. He’s enjoying his rugby as much as ever and the emergence of young Bath prop Nathan Catt is helping to keep him on his toes. Altitude sickness might afflict Barnes, but one thing he’ll never have a problem with is attitude sickness.This article appeared in the February 2011 issue of Rugby World Magazine TAGS: Bath Rugby last_img read more

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Homecoming events at Apopka High rescheduled

first_imgShare on Facebook Tweet on Twitter The Anatomy of Fear TAGSApopka Blue DartersApopka High SchoolHomecoming Previous articleHurricane Matthew Update: Moving WestNext articleAnimal Services: Include Pets in Hurricane Prep Plans Denise Connell RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Free webinar for job seekers on best interview answers, hosted by Goodwill June 11 Party pooper hurricane. 2 COMMENTS Mama Mia Gayle Lusk October 6, 2016 at 10:58 am Please enter your comment!center_img I drove from N.C. to Florida to see my granddaughter , Caitlin Cooks , at the Homecoming King and Queen ceremony . Now , I understand cancelling the event due to the storm but let me give you my view point. concerning #1 The expense of the trip down from N.C. and back #2 The cost of her father’s flight from Utah and the return trip #3 The cost of the dress , which she will not get to wear at the Pep Rally so that ends up a wasted expense!! and last but not least #4 The heart break of the boy’s and girl’s in the Homecoming Court , because this is their last year of school , and they will never have the memories of the whole ceremony at the game !!! I believe , in my opinion , you should have arranged to have the ceremony after the game on the following Friday night so they could have had their “moment” instead of at the Pep Rally ! It would have been as easy to do this as scheduling it after the Pep rally and they could have enjoyed the total event !! So that being said , why can’t you pull whatever strings you have to pull so these boys and girls can have this total experience next Friday night . As parents and grandparents , we sure would love to have the pictures of this event to cherish for years !! So , in closing , I would ask you this , if it were your daughter or granddaughter would you not ask for the same courtesy ?? Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Please enter your name here Reply No makeup date set for Apopka vs. Olympia football gameMatthew Arnold, Principal of Apopka High School, announced the rescheduled events that were cancelled due to Hurricane Matthew:All activities that were scheduled Thursday through Sunday have been cancelled, including the Homecoming Dance on Saturday night.·         We still do not have information on a make-up time for the football game.  We hope to send that information out soon.Matthew Arnold·         Next Wednesday, 10/12, we will have Heroes vs. Villains Day for the 9th – 11th graders.  Seniors will have their Under the Sea theme on that day.·         Next Thursday, 10/13, we will have Crazy Blue and White Thursday.  Students will be able to use their face painting tickets on that day.·         Tentative:  We are hoping to have the Homecoming Parade (contingent on city approval) & Pep Rally next Thursday, 10/13.  We will be on a Wednesday Bell Schedule that day. ·         As part of the Pep Rally, we will have the ceremony for the Homecoming Court and crown the King and Queen at that time.·         The Homecoming Dance will take place next Saturday, October 15, from 8 PM – Midnight, at the same location, the Rosen Plaza.·         Plan now for the two make-up school days.  We will have school on Friday, October 28, and on Friday, April 28. Support conservation and fish with NEW Florida specialty license plate LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Reply October 8, 2016 at 10:11 amlast_img read more

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Scott Higginbotham cited twice for knee and head-butt on Richie McCaw

first_imgSunday Oct 21, 2012 Scott Higginbotham cited twice for knee and head-butt on Richie McCaw Australia’s Scott Higginbotham has been cited twice following an incident in the first half of the third Bledisloe Cup Test in Brisbane on Saturday. The Reds flanker could miss a large chunk of the Wallabies end of year tour of the UK and Europe as a result. Higginbotham went out of his way to walk into All Black skipper Richie McCaw with his knee, then fell on him before the two came to grips. Higginbotham then followed up with a head-butt.Not too long ago Springbok Eben Etzebeth mock-head-butt Wallaby skipper Nathan Sharpe, with very little – if any – contact, and receive a two week suspension for it.In this case, with it after the whisle and both the knee and head used, the Wallaby loose forward could miss most of the tour, which sees them taking on France, England, Italy, and Wales.“I saw the head-butt — it’s another cheap shot,” said New Zealand coach Steve Hansen. “He (McCaw) seems to get them every week but everyone seems to miss them.“The game’s about playing rugby not about being a thug and taking cheap shots.  It is hard to deny the fact he head-butted him. If you grab a guy by the back of the neck and smack your head into him that’s a head-butt,” he said in the post match press conference.A few weeks back Dean Greyling was suspended for a strike to McCaw’s face, and 14 months ago Quade Cooper was involved in a similar incident as he too kneed McCaw. Cooper was cleared without any punishment. Whether Higginbotham will be as fortunate or not remains to be seen.He has been cited for both punching and striking, and will face an initial hearing with the duty judicial officer via conference call on Monday.McCaw said that these type of incidents do annoy and frustrate him, but there’s little he can do about it. “It’s on TV so it will get dealt with,” he said.UPDATE: Higginbotham received a two-match ban, which rules him out of the England and France games. He will be available for selection however for Tests and Italy and Wales.View match highlights | View full match ADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error Big Hits & Dirty Play Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Suspensions handed down after testicle grabbing… 26 WEEKS AGO The ‘double ruffle’ splits opinion with fans… 26 WEEKS AGO WATCH: The nastiest and most brutal moments… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingGranny Stuns Doctors by Removing Her Wrinkles with This Inexpensive TipSmart Life Reports30+ Everyday Items with a Secret Hidden PurposeNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

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Red Cross to recognise best young charity supporters

first_img  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Howard Lake | 12 April 2010 | News Tagged with: Awards Volunteering About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Red Cross to recognise best young charity supporters The British Red Cross is inviting individuals and organisations to nominate their best young supporters for the charity’s annual Humanitarian Citizens’ Awards. These recognise the valuable contribution young people make to the lives of others, through volunteering, first aid, fundraising, or helping their community.The competition is open to anyone aged 25 and under, and includes individuals and groups.Robin Wells, British Red Cross Youth Development co-ordinator said: “In a time when there are often negative images of young people, we want to celebrate their ingenuity and generosity. The Red Cross Humanitarian Citizen Awards are a chance to reward these young people and give them the recognition they deserve.”Last year’s winners include Vikki George, aged 24, from Surrey, who set up a charity called Post Pals to send cards, gifts and letters to seriously ill children, and Beat Ambassadors, a group from Norwich who help other young people with eating disorders. You can view a video report of last year’s awards:Nominations can be made online until 23 July. The awards will be judged by a panel of young people, which includes winners from previous years.www.redcross.org.uk/theawardlast_img read more

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New Director of Fundraising at Teacher Support Network

first_img Tagged with: Management Recruitment / people Howard Lake | 23 November 2010 | News  23 total views,  1 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis Teacher Support Network has appointed Jackie Ball as its new Director of Fundraising. She joins the organisation after four years as Director of Finance, Marketing and Fundraising at the British Polio Fellowship and a variety of earlier roles in the finance, marketing and retails sectors as well as being the Advertising Sales and Promotions Manager for seven UK airports.Commenting on her appointment, she said: “I believe that everything I have learnt to date in my career will be put to very good use, as we seek to increase the levels of earned income and donations the charity requires to continue the its very important mission, namely to support teachers and lecturers in times of need and to improve the their health, effectiveness and wellbeing.”Group Chief Executive Julian Stanley said: “We are all looking forward to working with her so that we can further develop the depth and breath of our work and reach many more of our target group – be that to provide telephone and online support, counselling, information, research and policy materials or grants for those in need.”Originally the Teachers’ Benevolent Fund, Teacher Support Network is a group of charities dedicated to improving the wellbeing and effectiveness of training, serving and retired teachers and other education professionals.www.teachersupport.infowww.recourse.org.uk AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis New Director of Fundraising at Teacher Support Network About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving.last_img read more

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TCU Sports Weekend Roundup

first_imgSettlement reached between TCU, former professor in discrimination lawsuit Photo courtesy: GoFrogs TCU baseball finds their biggest fan just by saying hello Twitter Chancellor talks stimulus money, COVID-19 vaccines and more at limited attendance faculty town hall Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Benton McDonald ReddIt + posts Twitter Benton McDonald is a senior journalism and political science double major from Austin, Texas. He has worked for TCU360 since his freshman year and is currently the executive editor. Facebook Thousands of TCU community members receive COVID-19 vaccines as university supply increases printTCU Athletics had an action-packed weekend, with a total of six sports. You can read about footballs win here, soccer’s win over Texas here, and volleyballs first road victory of the season.RifleThe No. 2-ranked Rifle team won their second match of the season, defeating No. 10 Navy and VMI. Senior Rachel Garner, junior Casey Lutz, and freshman Kristen Hemphill were the top three aggregate scorers of the day, and a total of eight Horned Frogs fired season-high scores. The team’s 4,711 was the highest aggregate score in the nation this season. TCU returns home for two matches against Coast Guard on October 6 and 7.Women’s Cross CountryThe team traveled to Madison, Wisconsin, where they faced off against 32 of the top teams in the nation in the Nuttycombe Wisconsin Invitational. Sophomore Evelyn Mandel and freshman Mariah Castillo led the Horned Frogs with times of 21:25.3 and 21:34.2, respectively. Four other runners improved on their times from the first invite of the year. The team will compete on Oct. 13 in the Arturo Barrios Invitational at Texas A&M. EquestrianThe equestrian team captured all four of the most outstanding performances in their win over Delaware State. Photo courtesy: GoFrogsThe No. 6 ranked equestrian team defeated Delaware State 15-4 in the National Collegiate Equestrian Association opener. The team won all four events and claimed all four most outstanding performance honors. First-year Izzy Baxter claimed MOP honors in equitation over fences and on the flat in her collegiate debut. The team will host Texas A&M next Friday, October 5, at Turning Point Ranch in Springtown, Texas. Board approves tuition freeze, RRI actions but doesn’t act on eligibility issue spurred by Williams ReddIt Another series win lands TCU Baseball in the top 5, earns Sikes conference award Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ Previous articleUPDATE: Student affairs encourages ‘a culture of respect’ following Crowder’s visit to campusNext articleHoroscope: October 2, 2018 Benton McDonald RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Linkedin Facebook Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/ TCU rowing program strengthens after facing COVID-19 setbacks Linkedin Benton McDonaldhttps://www.tcu360.com/author/benton-mcdonald/last_img read more

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