Chekhov APi / Askar Ramazanov + Archiproba Studios

first_imgArchDaily Year:  ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/885375/chekhov-api-askar-ramazanov-plus-archiproba-studios Clipboard Architects: Askar Ramazanov + Archiproba Studios Area Area of this architecture project Chekhov APi / Askar Ramazanov + Archiproba Studios Museums & Exhibit CopyMuseums & Exhibit, Houses•Chekhov, Korea, Republic of Projects Korea, Republic of Area:  380 m² Year Completion year of this architecture project The Chekhov Ai robotic typographic sculpture is controlled by two robots and artificial intelligence. The 8×25 meters metal structure serves as a frame on which two robots move and place letters. The robot takes a letter from storage at the bottom of the structure, calculates the fastest route to the cell and places it in the letter’s location. The text creates the core of artificial intelligence, trained in literary works by Anton Chekhov to write in the writer’s style and also creates text based on what’s happening in the residence. The sculpture is capable of writing dozens of lines per day autonomously.Project gallerySee allShow lessSimplexity / URBAN architectesSelected Projects// house / Time ArchitectsSelected Projects Sharecenter_img Chekhov APi / Askar Ramazanov + Archiproba StudiosSave this projectSaveChekhov APi / Askar Ramazanov + Archiproba Studios Photographs ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/885375/chekhov-api-askar-ramazanov-plus-archiproba-studios Clipboard “COPY” Save this picture!© Ilya Ivanov+ 51 Share 2017 Photographs:  Ilya IvanovSave this picture!© Ilya IvanovRecommended ProductsWoodTechnowoodPergola SystemsRenders / 3D AnimationAUGmentectureAugmented Reality Platform – AUGmentecture™WindowsFAKRORoof Windows – FPP-V preSelect MAXEnclosures / Double Skin FacadesAlucoilStructural Honeycomb Panels – LarcoreText description provided by the architects. The Chekhov APi is hidden in a forest and is not easy to find without having geo-location coordinates. An information pavilion with a terrace is situated at the entrance to the residence and provides shelter from the rain for newly arrived residents and acts as a bus stop between the past and the present, man-made and natural. Next to the pavilion lies the entrance courtyard turned into a Robotic Sculpture Garden by using multiple digital art-objects and installations. The entrance area immerses guests and residents into a special environment of this countryside place.Save this picture!MapThe Science / Creative residence Chekhov APi is located 60 minutes and 60 kilometres from Moscow near the city of Chekhov. An area of 210 hectares accommodates an educational campus (10 ha) and a science-art park which is in the process of construction. First phase of the masterpan were designed by architectural bureau Meganom. Second phase were developed by Askar Ramazanov and Sander Lap (Dutch landscape and urban design studio). The buildings of the educational campus are designed by international architectural bureau Meganom including the – black campus building on cover photo. The Info-pavilion designed by Archiproba Studios and the entrance area with an art-objects done by Askar Ramazanov in collaboration with scientists, media artists and makers.Save this picture!© Ilya IvanovSave this picture!Save this picture!© Ilya IvanovThe information pavilion includes several functions: it is a meeting point and a place to learn about the residence, a summer reception, a place to receive all the necessary information regarding events and the opportunities at the residence, a sports equipment rental, a workshop and a storage, a security checkpoint and living headquarters for staff.Save this picture!AxonometricThe architecture of the info pavilion follows the branding identity of the residence, the main graphic element of which is a digital grid. The architecture of the pavilion seems as if to drape the natural environment with its elements. The plan of the building is built around tree trunks. The black colour contrasts with the leafy surroundings of the environment cutting it with clear geometric forms. The even grid of the 4×4 meters pavilion’s frame overlays on the existing trees and in the places of their absence forms spaces according to the info pavilion’s programme. The info pavilion embodies the openness of the residence to people and to nature. The glass surfaces of the pavilion’s facade are mirrored reflecting the natural environment and incorporating it into the body of architecture. The columns supporting the roof of the pavilion dissolve in the black colour of the facade, while the roof seems to float over the terrace.Save this picture!© Ilya IvanovThe info pavilion is designed as a gadget where details and functional elements can be installed in the course of its use and the development of the residence. One of the pavilion’s walls consists of a metal grid filled with frames with letters which are attached by magnets and can be configured in the desired order. The letters form the facade of the inner garden of the pavilion and also carry the principal message of the residence expressed in four words – Healthier, Wiser, Closier, Happier – which zone the entire territory of Chekhov Api.Save this picture!© Ilya IvanovThe pavilion’s lighting allows changing the appearance of the terrace, both automatically during nightfall and manually by adjusting any light scenarios including movement tracking. Each lamp has four LEDs, two warm and two cold shades so the info pavilion can change not only the brightness but also the shade of colour reflecting from the wooden terrace made from larch.Save this picture!© Ilya IvanovThe terrace of the info pavilion occupies the larger part of the building and is a place to learn about the area with a dedicated art- object called Atlas, situated on the terrace. This art-object acts as navigation source around the science and creative residence and its surroundings, illustrates the topographical and infrastructure development of the area. The Atlas is made of layers of acrylic stone delicately sawed and placed in reliefs emphasizing the landscape’s topography and also demonstrating the possibilities of digital fabrication precision. The metallic ring framing more than 400 hectares of territory in a 1:1000 scale serves as a backlight and completely changes the perception of the art-object at night. The light illuminates the end faces of the stone leaving a shadow on its horizontal relief surfaces making the object an inversion of its daytime appearance. This futuristic view of the Atlas corresponds to the place and residents who come here.Save this picture!© Ilya IvanovThe pavilion forms the facade of the courtyard, the Robotic Sculpture Garden where several robotic sculptures are being installed, with two already in the process of installation – APi Tree and Chekhov Ai. APi Tree is a robotic tree with a height of 8 m and a crown diameter of 6 m. The art-object consists of 62 mirrors of different diameters controlled by microrobots. The APi Tree can watch what’s happening, recognise familiar residents and greet them using cameras installed in its trunk. The system of computerised vision is also capable of recognising human emotions and responding with the movement of mirrors, including extending 30 mirrors to 0.5 meters. The robotic tree is situated at the entrance and acts as a butler welcoming guests and residents. Having recognised a resident, the APi tree can help the person open the entrance gates or register for an event. “COPY” CopyAbout this officeAskar Ramazanov + Archiproba StudiosOfficeFollowProductSteel#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsCultural ArchitectureMuseums & ExhibitResidential ArchitectureHousesProject MeganomChekhovRussiaPublished on December 14, 2017Cite: “Chekhov APi / Askar Ramazanov + Archiproba Studios” 14 Dec 2017. ArchDaily. Accessed 11 Jun 2021. 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Joe Cole quits Chelsea coaching role

first_imgJoe Cole has quit his role at Chelsea to spend a year building up his coaching knowledge ahead of a move into management. Cole, 38, linked up with his former club a year ago to start work as a technical coach at the club’s highly-rated academy. But he decided to leave the comfortable surrounds of Stamford Bridge in order to visit clubs around the world to gain an insight in the coaching techniques of other managers in order to build up his own knowledge. The former England star ultimately hopes to move into management once he has completed his badges and learnt his trade – including by helping the FA working the country’s best young talents. Cole said: “Just before lockdown I stepped down from my role at Chelsea. I had a great time there and learned so much “It was really important in my development but I was planning on carrying my work with BT and I was planning on doing study visits around the world with different managers, and study visits within the FA.Advertisement “That all got put to bed because of Covid but I’ll pick that up when I can and it’s back to normal. I loved it there. “I’m sure one day I’ll return in some capacity but at the moment, for my development as a coach, I felt going round and going to look and listen and keep my ears and eyes open was the best thing for me.” read also:Joe Cole considering West Ham invitation He added: “I don’t want to say any clubs because I don’t know if certain managers will be in charge when I ask to go back again. I don’t want to really talk about that. “But I was working with the FA and I was looking to get with the younger age groups within the FA and see how that works. “But I don’t want to mention them because you know how things change in football.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading…last_img read more

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Angels non-tender pitchers Blake Parker, Matt Shoemaker

first_img Jose Suarez’s rocky start sinks Angels in loss to Astros Angels offense breaks out to split doubleheader with Astros He missed most of the past two seasons with what he believes was one injury. Shoemaker had surgery last July on his forearm, but a second surgery this May revealed he had a split pronator tendon.Shoemaker insisted that was the issue all along, and it had been resolved.Returning to the majors at the end of the 2018 season, Shoemaker ended up with a 4.94 ERA in 31 innings. His best years were 2014 (16-4, 3.04 ERA in 136 innings) and 2016 (3.88 ERA in 160 innings). In 2014, he was the runner-up to José Abreu for the American League Rookie of the Year.Around those high points, though, he had been inconsistent, even getting sent to the minors briefly in 2016.Aside from the moves with Shoemaker and Parker, the Angels offered arbitration to their other eligible players: Andrew Heaney, Tyler Skaggs, Cam Bedrosian, José Álvarez, JC Ramírez, Nick Tropeano, Hansel Robles and Tommy La Stella.Related Articles Angels’ Shohei Ohtani spending downtime working in outfield Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error The move with Parker is the more surprising of the two because he had performed well over the past two years and his salary was still in line with what he’d done.Parker, 33, posted a 2.90 ERA over 138 games and 133-2/3 innings in the past two seasons, at times serving as the closer. He recorded 22 saves in that span.His numbers, however, declined from 2017 to 2018. His ERA rose from 2.54 to 3.26. His WHIP rose from 0.832 to 1.236. His strikeouts dropped from 11.5 to 9.5 per nine innings. Parker’s average fastball also dropped from 94.0 mph to 92.8 mph.The Angels claimed Parker on waivers after the 2016 season.Shoemaker, a 32-year-old non-drafted free agent who reached the majors to stay in 2014, had been vulnerable to a move like this because his increasing service time was causing his salary to rise at a time when injuries were costing him production. Angels’ poor pitching spoils an Albert Pujols milestone Matt Shoemaker and Blake Parker, a couple pitchers who found success with the Angels after they were plucked off the scrap heap, have been cut loose as their salaries were about to rise.The Angels on Friday non-tendered Shoemaker and Parker, who were set to earn around $4.5 million and $3 million, respectively, in arbitration. Both players immediately became free to sign with any team, including the Angels.The moves clear some space for the Angels to make additional upgrades elsewhere. The Angels were believed to have about $30 million worth of room for players from outside the organization this winter.“It was a difficult decision to come to,” General Manager Billy Eppler said. “Both of those guys have been contributors to the organization. They are phenomenal guys in the clubhouse as well. … We weigh our qualitative and quantitative evaluations and we weigh that against our needs and the areas we’re going to invest in. The turnout of that calculus led us to the difficult decisions we made today.” Angels’ Mike Trout working on his defense, thanks to Twitter last_img read more

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Four Donegal tourism projects get €200,000 in funding

first_imgFour Donegal tourism projects have received much-needed funding boosts to the tune of almost €200,000.Donegal Minister Joe McHugh has welcomed funding for the four projects under the Leader programme.The four projects are in Killybegs, Bruckless, Dunfanaghy and Kerrykeel. “This is great news for different parts of the county and a great mix of heritage and community ideas,” Minister McHugh said.“The Leader programme is a hugely valuable support for local projects and community work.“I am delighted to see ideas being backed like the Bruckless Railway Community Park and gas lamp restoration in Dunfanaghy.“Alongside that there are plans to restore the old school community centre in Kerrykeel and a sea safari from Killybegs. “All four projects have the opportunity to bring a new dimension to their area whether it’s by engaging more with the local community or offering something new to attract people to the area.”The Leader projects which have been approved for funding are* €12,300 for a feasibility study on the development of Bruckless Railway Community Park and Playground on a 3 acre site beside the community centre.* €17,792 for Dunfanaghy Tidy Towns to install a replica of the original gas Lamp onto the existing plinth in the Market Square.* €66,337 for Internal renovation of the Old School Community Centre in Kerrykeel * €115,230 for Killybegs Sea Safari to purchase and construct a rigid Inflatable Boat for sea tours.Minister McHugh said: “The investment is really significant, not least the backing for the renovation works in Kerrykeel and Killybegs Sea Safari.“All the projects have an ambition to bring something to their communities and that is what Leader support is all about. Fingers crossed for great results for these projects in the coming months and years.”Four Donegal tourism projects get €200,000 in funding was last modified: August 6th, 2019 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Judge Dismisses Gifford’s USGBC Lawsuit

first_imgEnergy-efficiency consultant Henry Gifford, whose lawsuit against the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and its LEED rating system was dismissed last week by a New York District Court judge, may not appeal the ruling or bring further legal action against USGBC. Considering the USGBC response to the dismissal – “We’re grateful that the Court found in our favor so we can give our full attention to the important work before us,” the group said in a statement – it seems fair to say that the USGBC hopes that’s the case.But the reality is USGBC and everyone interested in energy-efficient buildings know that the judge’s order is just one element of an ongoing discussion. Filed last October, Gifford’s lawsuit, whatever its flaws, helped propel a longstanding debate among builders, building scientists, architects, and energy-efficiency consultants about the merits of the LEED rating system, particularly its standard for rating the energy performance of buildings and the weight that energy performance is given in a project’s overall LEED score.As amended last February, Gifford’s complaint alleged that USGBC engaged in false advertising, deceptive practices, and illegal monopolization. The suit, which sought an injunction against USGBC and monetary damages for plaintiffs’ lost sales and profit, said that USGBC misrepresented the performance of LEED certified buildings and, to support its performance claims, altered the results of a 2008 study by USGBC and New Buildings Institute that compared predicted energy use in certified buildings with actual energy use, and with a national average for existing buildings.Overlapping interests, but distinctly different servicesHowever, Judge Leonard Sand, of the U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York, focused on whether Gifford and the suit’s other plaintiffs demonstrated they were competitors of USGBC’s certification program and therefore had standing to claim they were harmed by USGBC’s allegedly false advertising and deceptive practices. In essence, the judge ruled that Gifford and USGBC are in different businesses – the former as a consultant to clients who want to maximize or improve the energy-efficiency performance of their buildings, the latter as a nonprofit that rates buildings based on a variety of criteria, including energy efficiency.The commercial interests of both parties, the judge added, remained separate, whether the plaintiffs are working on a project aiming for LEED certification or a project pursuing nothing more than better performance.Both Environmental Building News and environmental law specialist Shari Shapiro highlight details from Judge Sand’s order. (Click here to read the court document.)Gifford told EBN that he is “sick and tired” of spending time and money on litigation, though he hadn’t ruled out an appeal. In any case, his beef with USGBC seems to hinge mainly on what he believes is USGBC’s alteration and exploitation of the results of the USGBC/New Buildings Institute study, and on USGBC’s failure to verify the energy efficiency performance LEED-certified buildings. On those and a number of other, related issues, it’s unlikely we’ve heard the last from Gifford.last_img read more

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Aces finally win, take down Beermen to end 14-game slide

first_imgAlaska finally put an end to its longstanding woes with a 90-79 win over San Miguel Beer in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Saturday night at AUF Gym in Pampanga.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Bridgeman scored only two points on 1-of-4 shooting from the field with six turnovers in 21 minutes.And while Alaska ended its struggles, San Miguel is just dealing with its own after dropping its second straight game. Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chiefcenter_img The Aces snapped their franchise-worst losing skid at 14 games and chalked up their first victory in the season-ending conference after a 0-7 start.Buck Henton delivered 36 points and 15 rebounds while Calvin Abueva added 13 points and nine rebounds for Alaska, which looked like the formidable team it was once before its downward spiral.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutIt was the Aces’ first taste of victory since April.Arwind Santos had 29 points and nine rebounds as he carried much of the load for the Beermen, who drew a disappointing outing from new import Terik Bridgeman. MOST READ Read Next Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa LeBron puts on show for ‘unbelievable’ PH fans, vows to come back View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgJust before the start, the thought was: at last, the ball will roll. Germany, the host, and Costa Rica, the central American country drawn out of luck, will put flesh and blood and humanity onto the pitch and onto the screens of a global audience which we are told will,Just before the start, the thought was: at last, the ball will roll. Germany, the host, and Costa Rica, the central American country drawn out of luck, will put flesh and blood and humanity onto the pitch and onto the screens of a global audience which we are told will exceed a billion people for this match alone. Do not expect a classic. Do not think that Germany’s players, afraid of their own shadows under the burden of expectancy, or Costa Rica who rely on the enigmatic, erratic Paolo Wanchope for goals, will provide a contest as riveting as the Antigua Test.When a host nation of 82 million plays a visiting country of four million, you expect some imbalance. But World Cup openers are fraught with nerves. There have been shocks, such as Cameroon beating Argentina in 1990 and Senegal beating France in 2002, but fear of failure generally rules.Even so, the relief should be something you can taste, like the spice in food. Unless age deceives me, there has never been a build-up as long or as intrusive as this, never more politicking, more pompous over-statement, more marketing, more analysts climbing aboard the bandwagon.There will be a brief but poignant opening ceremony involving 160 for-mer World Cup winners-aging legends playing a walk on role that -reminds today’s players what went before. Sepp Blatter, the president of football’s world governing body FIFA, and Kofi Annan, the United Nations general secretary, will jointly call for us all “to harness the magic of football to make the world a better place of peace and harmony.” The sport, I agree, can cross every boundary known to man. But don’t preach before the ball is kicked. Don’t trot out the phrases while the fighter planes patrol the skies and the police mass around the grounds. Don’t pretend that the World Cup is the greatest show on earth and the purest.advertisementFootball is the epicentre of global spending on sport that will gross $34 billion this year alone. India may be off the World Cup map, in terms of participation, but be assured that FIFA and its marketing partners are counting on you to fulfil the 100-million viewing figure forecast by R.V. Venkateish, whose TV outlet ESPN Star Sports is one of the 213 around our planet.On The BallBehind every game, beyond all statistics, are remarkable numbers. Keep them in mind on match days. In 1976, a British university calculated the distance covered by footballers in a match, concluding that midfielders worked the hardest. The 1970s midfielder covered 9.8 km in a match; followed by strikers (8.4 km), full backs (8.2 km) and central defenders (7.8 km).Today, these distances are estimated to have gone up by 30 per cent. The World Cup midfielder would run on an average 12.7 km during a game, the strikers 10.9 km, the full back 10.6 km and the centre back 10.1 km.Only two per cent of the distance players run in a match involves contact with the ball. Players rest on an average for three seconds every two minutes.The vital statistics of the perfect free kick, as sometimes produced by England’s David Beckham (right) when struck accurately: the boot makes contact with the ball for 15 milliseconds, the ball moves at a speed of 60-70mph, with between 5-10 revolutions per second. It takes 900 milliseconds (nine tenths of a second) to go from boot to net.The first that the goalkeeper sees of the ball is as it pops up above the head of his team’s defensive “wall” after 400 milliseconds. It takes 200 milliseconds for his brain to process the information and he is left with 300 milliseconds in which to move and stop the ball.If the goalkeeper does get to catch the ball, his hands recoil six inches and the ball transfers 160 pounds of force-approximately equal to his own weight. The World Cup crosses all cultures, all time zones. But now that we have movement, now that the game should become the thing, it is what it means to Germany that is the centre of attention. The opening match is in Munich, in a stadium built purposely to help us forget the 1972 Munich Olympics where the Black September terrorists had used the stage to kill 11 Israeli athletes.Personally, my eye will be drawn to the Brazilians, because they put style and feeling and movement into the game. They win, too. So do the Germans in not quite the same hypnotic style. This is not a great time for Germany on the pitch, their team lacks the charisma of a Franz Beckenbauer, though he is here. Kaiser Franz completes a unique journey in his sport, having listened to the World Cup of 1954 on radio when he was nine and West Germany won the event for the first time. “My mother sewed the No.10 onto the back of my shirt,” Beckenbauer recalls, “so I could play in the street and call myself Fritz Walter.”advertisementWalter was the captain of that 1954 team which created the “Miracle of Berne” by beating the hot favourites, Hungary. Beckenbauer was the captain the next time West Germany won the World Cup, in Munich in 1974. He was coach for the third German triumph in Rome in 1990. Today he is president of the organising committee. “I have had a wonderful life,” he enthuses, “only through football.”Over the last six months, Herr Beckenbauer travelled the world thrice over, extending personal invitations to the 31 nations coming to his tournament. A genuine football man, from his old boots to the snow white of his hair, he had the same message as he touched down in Angola, Iraq, Iran, and all the football capitals from Latin America to Europe: “A Time to Make Friends”.We joked, Franz and I, that Germany would rather be friendly winners than losers over the month of June into July 9. But there are several meanings written into that slogan.A time for Germany, united east and west, to heal its rifts. A time when Germany is trying to build a new, modern infrastructure and to show it off to the world watching in for the World Cup. You think I read too much into a sporting occasion?Maybe, from a player’s perspective I do. Wayne Rooney isn’t concerned about anything but his tiny metatarsal bone in his right foot. Ronaldo frets over blisters. Cafu, the Brazil right back who even surpassed Pele by playing in three World Cup finals, is hoping for a fourth. And Russell Latapy, the oldest outfield player in this tournament, has a very sporting, quite simple outlook on life. He was asked the other day to name his heroes: “Brian Lara is top man,” he said, “after him Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, Pele and Diego Maradona.” Who is Latapy? He is a Caribbean, and at the age of 37 has reached his first World Cup, with Trinidad and Tobago. Catch him on your screen if you can, he may not play the full 90 minutes, but when he does he decorates the field with imagination and the sheer joy of being involved in this company.If it’s joy we want, if it’s the true essence of the World Cup in Germany, I suggest we wander into the streets of Berlin. There, in the city that once was split between communism and capitalism, and had a wall that was there at pain of death to keep Easterners from defecting, is going to be a mammoth coming together of people. The mayor of Berlin has arranged “the biggest viewing platform in Germany” every night of the event.advertisementSo the opening match is in Munich? No problem, come to the Brandenburg Gate, the symbol of old Berlin, and you can watch it free of charge, in the open air on a gigantic screen. There could be 70,000 to 1,00,000 people around you. If not there, then in the Tiergarten, Berlin’s biggest open park, or down the boulevard to the Siegessaeule, the Victory Column, yet more 60-metre wide screens, and more people sharing the atmosphere transmitted through the summer night air.This, I believe, will be where Germany really opens up to the world. And this, I am also convinced, is what football above all things can generate. In South Korea at the last World Cup, the towns and cities were transformed to great seas of red, with people in their football shirts resembling millions of poppies in fields. Those people discovered the power of football, and injected into it a sense of pride that had their players running so hard they became the first Asian country to reach a World Cup semi-final.Germans, with three triumphs (to Brazil’s five), hardly need this power of the people, this sense of new identity, to propel them on. But though Italy and Argentina remain strong contenders, and England and France believe they can win it, do not be surprised if, in spite of everything the Germans fear, the final features Germany vs Brazil.It will be staged in the Berlin Olympic Stadium, once dear to Adolf Hitler and now, after a renovation that cost $370 million, a monument to the changing host nation for the World Cup 2006.last_img read more

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9 months agoBournemouth, Southampton chasing Brentford defender Chris Mepham

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Bournemouth, Southampton chasing Brentford defender Chris Mephamby Paul Vegas9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveBournemouth and Southampton are chasing Brentford defender Chris Mepham.The Sun says Bournemouth are set to bid £15m for Mepham as they look to land the young defender ahead of Southampton.Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe wants a centre-back to complete his January spending after landing Dominic Solanke and Nathaniel Clyne early in the window.Brentford defender Mepham is a long-term target and Howe failed with a £10million summer bid for the 21-year-old Wales international.But he will move for him again and launch a £15million raid to get him ahead of south-coast rivals Southampton, who are also interested in Bees forward Ollie Watkins. last_img read more

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Duke Basketball Posts Instagram Video Of Freshman Guard Luke Kennard’s Impressive Hops

first_imgLuke Kennard reacts after hitting a three-pointer.DURHAM, NC – FEBRUARY 28: Luke Kennard #5 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after a play during their game against the Florida State Seminoles at Cameron Indoor Stadium on February 28, 2017 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)Duke will be counting on several true freshmen to help the program defend its national championship next season. One of them is five-star shooting guard Luke Kennard.The Blue Devils’ team Instagram account posted video tonight of Kennard throwing down an alley-oop to himself off the backboard with one hand. Pretty impressive. Duke fans are no doubt hoping to see some of that in game action this year.last_img read more

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2008 Most Wanted completes prison time TCI residents concerned

first_imgFacebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsAppProvidenciales, TCI, September 6, 2016 – Residents have expressed outrage to Magnetic Media that a man convicted of one of the most frightening and infamous home invasions of about a decade ago, was on the weekend released after serving his time without notice to the general public.    Robert Jackson, who had appealed the conviction and claimed he was framed with fabricated evidence in the case where a Blue Mountain couple was terrorized, robbed and the woman rapped is now a free man.  Civilians had joined in the search for Jackson, who was born in Grand Turk and raised in the US but returned to the TCI after committing a serious felony in the United States.  Jackson reportedly not remorseful, Officials contacted At the time, then Commissioner Edward Hall said there was nothing to be done about the return of Jackson to the Turks and Caicos despite his Haitian parentage.  It was expressed to Magnetic Media that the public should have been notified of the release of Jackson, who in 2008 turned himself in after a national manhunt was launched. center_img Robert ‘Black’ Jackson was not alone on the night in question, the second man, was never caught it appears.  Recommended for you At this point, Jackson has served his time and hopefully he has changed his ways.  Related Items:Blue Mountain couple terrorized, Robert Jackson, TCI residents concerned about release of 2008 most wanted manlast_img read more

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