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CSKA 1948 explained about Balakov and Yurukov – CSKA 1948

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first_imgThe management of CSKA 1948 officially announced structural changes in the club. The team will follow the English model, and the coach Krassimir Balakov will be the general manager. Yordan Yurukov will have a bigger role in the preparation and training. Here is the message on the club’s website:“Due to the many information, rumors and speculations about the position of CSKA’s head coach – Krassimir Balakov, it is time to clarify what is happening at the club and the change in structure. CSKA is a team in which the decision has always been made not alone, but The club is in the first place, here we rely on the qualities and expertise of all individuals working for the interest and success of the “Army”.Taking into account this line of development, Krassimir Balakov and Yordan Yurukov will continue to work together in a team led by CSKA. In addition to his role as head coach, Balakov also takes on a managerial position. He will be the link between the coaching staff and the management of CSKA in the person of the Sports Director – Kiril Kotev, the Executive Director – Dobrin Gonov, as well as the Board of Directors of the club.The restructuring is carried out according to the English model in order to – greater freedom of Krassimir Balakov in making decisions in the club, providing peace of mind for analysis of the work process and maximum contribution to the development of CSKA. Yordan Yurukov, for his part, gets an even more significant role in the preparation and training process of the “reds” for the upcoming matches of the efbet League and the Cup of Bulgaria. ”Change in CSKA 1948 – Balakov became general manager and Yurukov – coachlast_img

Mallard’s Team of the Week — LVR Bombers Basketball Alumni

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first_imgGrads from L.V. Rogers Bombers Basketball program returned to the Hangar Boxing Day to compete in the Blair D'Andrea Alumni Basketball Tournament during the Christmas holidays. Grads 1989-2003 swept through the opposition to repeat as champs.The Blair D'Andrea Alumni Scholarship Society was established in 2012 and has been instrumental in supporting local post-secondary student-athletes, Nelson Hoops grassroots minor basketball initiatives, the Kootenay Chill Club Basketball program, the LVR basketball programs, and the West Kootenay Men's Basketball League through scholarships, donations and equipment.Mallard’s Source for sports would like to salute the Bomber Grads with Team of the Week honours.Pictured are the players from yesteryear who competed in the one-day tournament.For more information on how to donate or get involved with initiatives run by the Blair D'Andrea Alumni Scholarship Society please email bomber.alumni@gmail.com.last_img

2016 Galway Hurling Championship Draws

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first_imgGroup A – Sarsfields, St Thomas, Loughrea, Turloughmore, Castlegar, Gort.Group B – Cappataggle, Liam Mellows, Portumna, Craughwell, Padraig Pearses, ArdrahanSenior B Hurling Championship:Format for first round 1 v 2, 3 v 4, 5 v 6Group A – Abbeyknockmoy, Maigh Cuilin, Tommie Larkins, Beagh, Kiltormer, Killimordaly. Group B – Kilnadeema Leitrim, Clarinbridge, Mullagh, Athenry, Carnmore, Tynagh Abbey Duniry.Intermediate Hurling Championship:Format for first round 1 v 2, 3 v 4, 5 v 6.Group A – Annaghdown, Rahoon Newcastle, Kilconieron, Ballindereen, Oranmore Maree, Ahascragh Fohenagh Group B – Clarinbridge, Kinvara, Meelick Eyrecourt, Kilbeacanty, Killimor, An SpidealMinor A Hurling Championship:Format for first round 1 v 2, 3 v 4, 5 v 6.Group A – Liam Mellows, Athenry, Clarinbridge, Turloughmore, Ardrahan, Oranmore Maree Group B – Killimor, Castlegar, Kilconieron, Kilnadeema-Leitrim, Loughrea, Tynagh Abbey DuniryJunior 1 Hurling Championships:Group A – Michael Breathnach, Skehana, Bearna Na Forbacha, Tuam, Ballygar.Group B – Sylane, Salthill-Knocknacarra, Ballinasloe, Mountbellew-Moylough, Menlo EmmetsU21 A Championship:Group A – Kilnadeema Leitrim, Oranmore Maree, Turloughmore, KilconieronGroup B – Liam Mellows, Cappataggle, Sarsfields, AthenryGroup C – St Thomas, Castlegar, ArdrahanGroup D – Clarinbridge, Craughwell, Loughreaprint WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email Senor A Hurling Championship: The draws for the 2016 Senior, Intermediate, U21 A, Minor A and Junior 1 hurling championships were made last night in the Maldron Hotel in Oranmore:last_img

Southland Conference Announces Commissioner’s Honor Roll for 2014 Fall Semester

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first_imgMcNeese State also had 84 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including 13 individuals who posted a perfect 4.0 GPA throughout the fall semester. Of the 13, eight of the 4.0 student-athletes are members of the men’s and women’s cross country teams. Football, volleyball and soccer also had student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA. Football’s Mason Martin (math) and soccer’s Haley Lyons (psychology) were recognized earlier this year when they were named to their respected All-Academic team. Texas A&M-Corpus Christi boast 42 student-athletes to the Commissioner’s Honor Roll with 11 of those students posting a perfect 4.0 GPA for the fall semester. The men’s and women’s cross country team each had nine student-athletes represented including seven athletes with a 4.0 GPA. Volleyball had 11 members, two of whom posted a 4.0 while soccer had 13 athletes also with two students with a 4.0 GPA. This year’s list boasts four student-athletes of the year, three players of the year and a total of 163 student-athletes with perfect 4.0 grade-point averages during the fall semester. The honor roll includes student-athletes who took part in men’s and women’s cross country, football, volleyball and soccer. Southeastern Louisiana placed 85 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll with 21 posting a perfect 4.0 GPA. Football had six members with a perfect GPA with Joe Graves (social studies education), Jeremy Meyers (kinesiology/fitness & health performance), Jacob Newman, who was also named All-Academic (general studies), Terangi Phifer (kinesiology/fitness & health performance), Brent Wagner (kinesiology/fitness & health performance) and Cory Zunker (accounting). Five student-athletes were also named to their respected All-Academic team. (Fall 2014 Commissioner's Honor Roll)FRISCO, Texas – A total of 932 student-athletes have been named to the Southland Conference Commissioner’s 2014 Fall Academic Honor Roll, the league office announced Thursday. Stephen F. Austin also boasted 73 student-athletes of the Commission’s Honor Roll highlighted by two student-athletes of the year. Volleyball senior Paige Holland was one of eight to post a perfect 4.0 GPA after being named student-athlete of the year (interdisciplinary studies). Soccer senior Morgan Glick was also named student-athlete of the year after posting a 3.17 GPA in kinesiology. Glick’s teammate Zuri Prince also made the honor roll after also being named athlete of the year (kinesiology). Lamar’s 79 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll included 18 athletes with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Highlighting the Cardinals was men’s cross country senior Sam Stabler who was also tabbed student-athlete of the year and athlete of the year after posting a 3.76 GPA in chemical engineering. Women’s cross country athlete of the year was also featured with a 4.0 in kinesiology. New Orleans had 10 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll with Kelsea Hundtoft (volleyball) posting a perfect 4.0 GPA while studying nursing. Volleyball lead all UNO teams with seven student-athletes while men’s and women’s cross country combined for three spots. Sam Houston State’s 89 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll includes 16 players with a perfect 4.0 GPA. Volleyball and soccer each yield six student-athletes with a 4.0 with Cherise Coleman (kinesiology), Michelle Griffith (food science and nutrition), Sarah Sherman (kinesiology), Carling Urben (animal science), Jordyn Vaughn (accounting), Deveney Wells-Gibson (business administration), Madison Bible (Interdisciplinary studies), Emily Edenstrom (general business), Ashley Fluty (health), Kylie Hambleton (management information systems), Megan Manis (kinesiology) and Jessica Toms (psychology). Three football players were also named to the All-Academic team with senior Lachlan Edwards posting a 4.0 in Kinesiology. The Southland Conference Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll acknowledges participants in all sports sponsored by the league and its member institutions. The honor roll is released within 30 days at the conclusion of the fall and spring semesters, recognizing student-athletes who maintained a minimum 3.00 GPA. Student-athletes, nominated by their respective academic advisors, must have been eligible to compete in a conference sport during the academic year in which the nomination occurs. Of the 73 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll for Houston Baptist 11 of them posted a perfect 4.0 GPA. Soccer led all sports with five members receiving a 4.0 during the fall semester with Alessia Dal Monte (psychology), Morgan Dean (management), Taylor Gibson (journalism and mass communication), Blake Martin (nursing) and Charlotte Vancura (cinema and new media arts). Women’s cross country, football and volleyball each yielded two student-athletes with a perfect mark on the semester. Northwestern State had 96 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including 12 athletes with perfect 4.0 GPAs. Seven of the 10 are soccer athletes with Yanci Johnson (masters in education), Joanna McFarling (scholar’s college), Peyton Rector (psychology), Alex Rios (biology), Nikki Saunders (biology) and Jackie Strug (scholar’s college). Northwestern State featured six men’s cross country and 41 football athletes while the women posted six women’s cross country athletes, 14 from volleyball and 29 student-athletes on the soccer team. Abilene Christian had 84 student-athletes on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll featuring 20 of whom posted a perfect 4.0 GPA. Women’s cross country sophomore student-athlete of the year Diana Garcia Munoz highlighted the list for the Wildcats with a 3.82 in accounting. Soccer featured 4.0 sophomore Kelise Roberts (biochemistry) who was also named to the All-Academic team. Other All-Academic team representatives include Angel Lopez (football), Nick Richardson (football) and Neely Borger (volleyball). Nicholls boasted 64 student-athletes of the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including nine students with a perfect 4.0 GPA for the fall semester. Women’s cross country and football each had two student-athletes with a 4.0 GPA, while volleyball had one. Soccer posted four student-athletes with a perfect GPA Kaitlyn Caro (nursing), Nicole Dupin (mass communication), Ainsley Pratt (biology-pre med/pre-dentistry) and Kristy Tatom (interdisciplinary studies). UIW  has 90 student-athletes represented on the Commissioner’s Honor Roll including eight members with a perfect 4.0 GPA. The Cardinal football team boasted four players on the All-Academic team including senior Horace Hayes who has a 3.91 in biochemistry. Sophomore Daryl Irby and juniors Padyn Giebler and Cole Wick were the other three All-Academic members for the Cardinals.Two institutions had 89 student-athletes represented on the honor roll with Central Arkansas and Sam Houston State. Central Arkansas posted 15 honorees with a perfect 4.0 grade-point average. Five student-athletes from Central Arkansas were also named All-Academic for their respected sports. Jatavious Wilson and Jonathan Woodard were named to football’s Al-Academic team. Alicia Dittrich and Evie Singleton were named to volleyball’s All-Academic team while Vanessa Randall was named to the soccer All-Academic team.last_img

Best of Instagram

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first_imgShare This!If you’re new to this series, we post highlights from our Instagram page, along with a top comment or photo featuring YOU, our subscriber.This week, we’ve got some wishes to grant, if your wishes are for photos of the week!Enjoy! August 25, 2019August 26, 2019August 27, 2019August 28, 2019August 29, 2019August 30, 2019Top Follower of the Week!Good question!! For perspective, one of our authors was at Disney’s Hollywood Studios this morning and sent back this picture from 6:45 this morning. Yes, part of that it hurricane cancellations, but it does go to show that if you don’t have to get up at 4 a.m. if you want a good experience!Should this post inspire you to give our Instagram page a follow, I’ll leave the link right here: http://www.instagram.com/touringplans.last_img

How Microsoft’s Surface Event Captured My Attention

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first_imgWhen I heard Microsoft was holding a Surface event today, I wasn’t sure what to expect. Would a new device be announced? Feature improvements to the existing line of Surface products? Who knew? There wasn’t a lot of info I could find online to give me any indication. I don’t have any Surface devices. But I’ve been tempted, especially after reading my friend Brad Colbow’s review of the Surface Pro 4 earlier this year.So at 10am this morning, I opened up a browser tab to watch the livestream.And within the first two minutes, I was captivated. Microsoft kicked off the event with a video focused on accessibility for users and developers. For anyone who’s been reading my blog posts for a while, you know that learning about and helping others to learn about accessibility is a top priority for me. Two hours later, when the Microsoft event finished, you would have seen a stunned look on my face. Followed by me trying to figure out if my annual budget for hardware had a spare $2,999.What Microsoft AnnouncedAfter the video was shown, I have to admit. I thought the event started out slowly. Presentations seemed a bit more scripted than I liked.But Microsoft presenters captured my attention when they announced the creative features in the next Windows 10 upgrade. And they kept my attention as device updates were announced. Along with one amazing new PC. Here’s what I learned.Windows 10 Creators UpdateExpected in spring 2017, the Windows 10 Creators Update is a free upgrade for all Windows 10 users. The update will include many new features and enhancements, including 3D capabilities in some of Microsoft’s most popular applications (the PowerPoint demo was impressive!).The Microsoft Paint application that has been around forever will be updated to Paint 3D. Microsoft Paint gets a huge 3D overhaul https://t.co/Aq9NvUJirK pic.twitter.com/COARYBeJh4— Gizmodo (@Gizmodo) October 26, 2016Paint 3D features include:Ability to create and manipulate 3D objectsScan a 3D object with a phoneMix 2D and 3D objectsPrint 3D objects and share to FacebookThe new My People feature, which will display next to the System Tray, allows you to quickly email, chat, or share with your closest friends. Without having to open up each application to send a message or attach a file. "Our goal is to make sharing on Windows as fast and easy as possible" #MicrosoftEvent pic.twitter.com/EJ6ObQr4ku— Trusted Reviews 📱💻 🎮 (@trustedreviews) October 26, 2016Surface Book i7Where the Microsoft Surface event got really interesting for me was when Panos Panay, Microsoft’s Corporate VP of Devices, took the stage to announce the new Surface Book i7. According to Panos, Surface Book has the highest satisfaction among all Windows or Mac products. #MicrosoftEvent— Deborah Edwards-Onoro (@redcrew) October 26, 2016And he did it in a way that built up the excitement for the product, showing a slick video of the updated laptop/tablet. Available for pre-order from Microsoft for $2,399, the new Surface Book is the most powerful Surface Book ever. With two times as much graphics, performance is doubled. (And their graphics are three times more than the highest end MacBook Pro 13). In addition, the new Surface Book has:Intel Core i7Larger battery with 16 hours of battery lifeRedesigned thermalsSecond fanThe new Surface Book i7 launches in November 2016. Surface StudioThis was the announcement everyone seemed to be waiting for. And boy did it exceed expectations! The new Surface Studio, an all-in-one computer, offers a stunningly thin 28-inch touchscreen display that turns your desk into a studio. The Surface Studio features a 1TB or 2TB drive, 8GB to 32GB of memory, Windows 10 Pro, with a Surface Pen, Surface Keyboard, and Surface Mouse. One of the most interesting features are the arms that hold the display in place; they’re designed with an articulating hinge for easy adjustment. Want to use the touchscreen upright? Sure thing. Prefer to draw on the touchscreen like a drafting table? Move the touchscreen to an angle you prefer (it looked like it can moved to about a 20 degree angle). Up close with the new surface studio in the showcase #microsoftevent pic.twitter.com/mtMZR11MIz— Mary Jo Foley (@maryjofoley) October 26, 2016While the Surface Studio works with pen or touch, what took my breath away was the new Surface Dial, a different kind of input device.The Surface Dial can work onscreen or offscreen, allowing you to use both hands in your designs. It’s a round-shaped object that reminds me of a hockey puck. When the Surface Dial is placed on the screen, it opens up a menu with different options (dependent on what application you’re using). The demo in the Surface Studio video showed a radial color palette menu that allowed the designer to draw a rainbow of colors across the screen. ConclusionToday’s Microsoft Surface event has me excited about Microsoft products! I can’t wait to get my hands on a Surface Studio to try it out, how about you? With today's #MicrosoftEvent, the company is now more innovative than Apple. Ponder that thought. Incredible turn around.— Jonah Emery 🙈🙉🙊 (@JonahEmery) October 26, 2016Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...RelatedPart 2: Create Inclusive Design Experiences with Accessibility at a Glance VideosWhen I discovered Microsoft's Accessibility at a Glance video series on YouTube last summer, I was excited to share the news of their videos. Each short video (around two minutes) is captioned and offers specific ways to create more accessible Websites Web applications Presentations Videos Microsoft Word documents I highlighted…In "Accessibility"Weekly Roundup of Web Design and Development News: May 5, 2017In this week’s web design and development resources roundup, you’ll learn the importance of informed consent for your user research, find a one-day virtual web accessibility conference, discover how to design a custom apartment and have a 3D printer create it, and more. If you’re new to my blog, each…In "Web design & development links"Weekly Roundup of Web Design and Development News: March 3, 2017In this week’s web design and development resources roundup, you’ll learn about six new useful guides for user research methods, learn why automated accessibility tools may not be the first tool of choice for an audit, find a slew of resources for learning CSS Grid, and more. 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Inclusive Design 24: The Tipping Point, How Performance Decisions Make Accessibility Differences

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first_imgIn his The Tipping Point: How Performance Decisions Make Accessibility Differences presentation at Inclusive Design 24 2019 this month, Henri Helvetica discussed the relationship between performance and inclusive design. A designer who works in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, he explained how performance metrics like Time To InteractiveWait time anti-patternsResource managementimpact inclusive design and how people are included. His 50-minute presentation is available on YouTube, currently with English captions.Short on time? Here are my quick takeaways. Web performance is framed as a user experience issue. What is the user’s perception of the site? How responsive is it? Did it load quickly?Similarly, accessibility is a performance issue. Can users complete tasks? What is their perception of the site? Are buttons large enough? Can users easily navigate the page? When web performance is slow, everyone suffers. Reducing latency (delay before data is transferred) is important.In 2016, mobile usage passed desktop usage. The fastest growth in users are users in emerging markets, users who are mobile-only and on mid-to low-end digital devices. Of the people in the world that have disabilities, 80 percent live in the global south/ emerging markets. ~ Nithya Sambasivan Network connections for people in emerging markets: 4G is 29 percent, 3G is 31 percent, 2G is 40 percent requires you consider speed while creating inclusive designs. As well as small screens, low memory, and cost of data.When it comes to performance, it’s all about resources. Images are the largest resource on a page as well as the number two issue for accessibility.How Performance is Improving User Experience and AccessibilityOver the years, YouTube has made significant performance improvements. One of the most important improvements is YouTube deploying adaptive bitrates, which are adjusted based on user’s network connection.The Network Information API: you can poll the network, figure what kind of network it is, whether it’s fast or slow, allowing you to make decisions on what resources to send to users. Think of traveling on a train, where the network is slower. Another solution for improving web performance: reduce number of images on your site. Time To Interactive (TTI) measures how long it takes a page to become interactive. Think of when a user selects a “Buy” button, but nothing happens. Code coverage: is there a method to manage the amount of code being sent to the user? Reduce the amount of code by filtering out objects you don’t need so information can reach assistive technologies.Web fonts impact performance, depending on how many you load. Keep in mind italic styles makes reading more difficult. (What’s New in Android Accessibility, Google I/O 2019: 40 minute video)People use old devices, old operating systems, old browsers. Create simple and inclusive designs, consider carefully whether you include experimental or more modern features.When something on the web doesn’t work well for people with no disabilities, that pain point is amplified for people with disabilities.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Like this:Like Loading...RelatedOctober 18, 2019: My Weekly Roundup of Web Design and Development NewsIn this week’s web design and development news roundup, you’ll learn how UX design can close the gaps between people, find six things to check accessibility on every website, discover why you want to provide a viable experience, not an identical experience for different browsers, and more. If you’re new…In "Web design & development links"Weekly Roundup of Web Design and Development News: April 6, 2018In this week’s web design and development news roundup, you’ll learn about the eight common methods for prototyping, find out what's in the WordPress 4.9.5 version released this week, discover how to improve web performance, and more. If you’re new to my blog, each Friday I publish a post highlighting…In "Web design & development links"Accessibility vs. Inclusive Design: My Point of ViewNote: This is one point of view (POV), at a particular point of time in my professional career. My POV sways and shifts over time. The intent of this article is to generate discussion and spark different POVs. Many times, the terms “accessibility” and “inclusive design” appear to be used…In "Accessibility"last_img