Paris marathon cancelled as COVID-19 cases pick up in France

first_imgThis year’s Paris marathon has been cancelled, organizers said on Wednesday, as France battles against a resurgence of the COVID-19 virus.The marathon was originally due to take place on April 5 but had been postponed to Nov. 15 because of the pandemic.”After having tried everything to maintain the event, we, alongside the City of Paris, feel obliged to cancel the 2020 edition of the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris and the Paris Breakfast Run,” organizers said in a statement. “Faced with the difficulty that many runners, especially those coming from abroad, had in making themselves available… it was decided that it would be better… for those concerned if we organized the Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris in 2021.”We will be working side-by-side with the City of Paris to put on a 2021 edition that brings together the most passionate runners on the most beautiful streets in the world.”The Paris marathon, one of the most popular events on the global running calendar which routinely attracts over 40,000 participants, is the latest to be disrupted by the worldwide novel coronavirus outbreak.In June, the New York City Marathon was cancelled while the Boston Marathon was also scrapped for the first time in its 124-year history.Marathon majors in Berlin and Chicago were also cancelled while the London Marathon, originally set for April, was postponed to Oct. 4 and will be run as an elite-only event.France has reported over 236,000 infections and more than 30,000 deaths from COVID-19. Topics :last_img read more

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Kraken Kicks Off OceanVision Project

first_imgKraken Robotic Systems has launched the initial phase of its OceanVision project. Starting in late September, Kraken will deploy its sensors and unmanned underwater platforms to conduct ultra-high definition seabed imaging and mapping on the Grand Banks of Newfoundland and other areas of Atlantic Canada.OceanVision is a three-year, $20 million project focused on the development of new marine technologies and products to enable an underwater data acquisition and analytics as a service business. OceanVision enables the acceleration of Kraken’s strategy from sensors and system sales to becoming an integrated provider of Robotics as a Service (RaaS) and Data as a Service (DaaS).Karl Kenny, Kraken’s president and CEO said, “We are pleased to reach this major milestone and officially launch our OceanVision project. OceanVision™ will result in an end-to-end digitalization solution offering advanced sensors, robots and data analytics as a turnkey service for imaging and mapping of the seafloor as well as seabed assets and infrastructure. “Today, high fidelity data is an absolute requirement for coherent input to machine learning algorithms – otherwise it’s garbage in, garbage out. We are uniquely positioned in the underwater industry as Kraken will build, own and operate the sensor-laden drones; Kraken (and partners) will run the missions; and Kraken (and partners) will analyze the data for our customers.”“We expect recurring revenues from RaaS/DaaS to become a significant part of our future revenue mix and strategic growth. Rapid subsea data acquisition and analytics will make it possible to significantly reduce the cost of obtaining high quality data allowing end-users to make more informed operational decisions in near real-time. The new technologies and services that Kraken will develop within the scope of the OceanVision project are currently not available in a tightly integrated offering in the marine industry.”OceanVision should enable Kraken to further new technology and product development and fine-tune recurring revenue business models. While near-term focus of the project will be the Inspection, Repair, and Maintenance (IRM) segments for offshore energy (oil & gas and wind), OceanVision will also address the requirements of other stakeholders in the fisheries, aquaculture, ocean science and underwater defense industries.last_img read more

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Five arrested in connection with Muslim Store burglary

first_img Share Share Sharing is caring! Share Tweetcenter_img 36 Views   no discussions Police PRO, John CarbonPolice have confirmed that five individuals have been arrested in connection with a burglary which occurred at a local business establishment last month.The Muslim Store was burglarized during the early hours of May 15th, 2012 and a large amount of jewellery, electronic appliances were reportedly stolen.Police spokesman inspector John Carbon told Dominica Vibes News that “four men and one female were arrested on Monday in connection with the incident”.Police made a breakthrough in the case on Monday when two of the alleged robbers; a male and a female who are from Grand Bay, were attempting to leave the island.They were caught with a large amount of jewellery and were taken into custody.He further reported that “over 75% of the jewellery was recovered as well as a few electronic appliances.The other three men who were arrested are from Fond Cole.The names of the individuals cannot be published as they have not yet been formally charged.Dominica Vibes News LocalNews Five arrested in connection with Muslim Store burglary by: – June 5, 2012last_img read more

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Greek Cup: Ideye’s goal hands Aris advantage over Xanthi

first_img Promoted ContentWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?Best & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made8 Addictive And Fun Coffee FactsEver Thought Of Sleeping Next To Celebs? This Guy Will Show You7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market ValueYou’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of AnimeTop 10 Most Costly Liquids In The WorldCare To Try A Glow-In-The-Dark Doughnut?Top 10 Most Populated Cities In The WorldTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All Time7 Black Hole Facts That Will Change Your View Of The UniverseWho Earns More Than Ronaldo? Read Also:Iwobi, Ndidi listed among most expensive players in the worldAt the last count, Ideye, who joined Aris Thessaloniki during the summer window,  has netted seven times in 20 appearances for the Greek Super League campaigners this campaign and will be hoping to increase his tally in the coming fixtures.“Done! We look forward to the next game,” Ideye tweeted moments after the match on Wednesday night.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Former Super Eagles forward Brown Ideye was the match winner for Aris Thessaloniki over Xanthi FC in their Greek Cup round of 16 first-leg tie on Wednesday night.Advertisement Loading… The former West Bromich Albion striker netted the only goal of the match in the 17th minute and was on parade for the entire duration of the encounter.Aris Thessaloniki will play host to Xanthi in the reverse fixture on January 14, with the winner sealing a quarter-final spot.last_img read more

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Cornerback Spence reportedly verbally commits to Syracuse for 2015

first_img Related Stories 3-star cornerback Davis decommits from Syracuse’s Class of 2015 Facebook Twitter Google+ Published on May 30, 2014 at 9:25 pm Contact Jesse: [email protected] | @dougherty_jessecenter_img Cornerback Andrew Spence from Coral Gables (Fla.) High School verbally committed to Syracuse on Friday, according to multiple reports.Spence is listed as a 6-foot-1, 190-pound defensive back by Scout.com and is not rated by the site. He verbally commits to the Orange a day after three-star cornerback Davante Davis (Miami, Fla.) decommitted from SU to explore offers from other programs.In doing so, he joins three-star cornerback Gerland Robinson (Hialeah, Fla.) as the second in the Orange’s Class of 2015, and becomes the eighth player overall. He also considered offers from Alabama Birmingham, South Carolina, South Alabama and Michigan, according to Scout. Commentslast_img read more

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