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Still, they appeared to be in the hunt until the dismissal of Marlon Merwin for Lennox Ellis contributed Sanghue Windette, with three for 26 and former Manchester Parish team pacer, Stephan Patterson, two for 18, did most damage to limit Broadleaf to for nine. Mandeville PYC took first strike, but could only compile for six off their available 15 overs.
Ryan Robinson provided the best effort with Central Strikers got off to a terrible start, losing their first three wickets cheaply. But Gordon Bryan shepherded his team home after forging an unbroken run partnership with Omar Thomas.
Bryan finished just three runs shy of a half-century, while Thomas was 34 not out, as Central Strikers reached the target with 13 balls to spare. The single point achieved by Downs pushed them to 28, making it difficult for nearest challengers Comfort, who were on 23 points and needed to win their last two games to qualify. Comfort were hoping for a Hillstars win, but muffed the glorious chance they had to advance their claim when they lost at home to Ricam, a team that was bent on saving relegation.
Following a number of missed chances by Comfort, Ricam made them pay when Romario Rochester scored in the 67th minute to effect an upset and a crucial win. With 18 points, they are now assured of retaining their position in the Major League for another season.
Georges Valley 25 pointsPorus 24Villa 19 and Greenvale 19 lead the charge for the remaining two semi-final slots from Zone One.
This quartet have two games remaining and it will be curtains for both Villa and Greenvale should they draw or lose their next match.
The competition continues today with two matches at Kirkvine on separate fields at the same kick-off time, 3: Mile Gully will be up against Downs, while Ricam face Kendal. After three matches in preliminary-round play, both have scored three wins and have the same goal difference, having scored six times and conceding only once. Kareem Moulton scored to give Starz a lead after 16 minutes, but the visitors roared back to level at through Richard Thorpe's yard torpedo in the 36th minute.
Shanniel Givans, however, sealed victory for the home side after scoring in the 72nd minute. Jamalco Open netball competition starts tomorrow The season of the Clarendon Netball Association will kick off tomorrow at the Mineral Heights Hardcourt Complex, with the opening of the Jamalco-sponsored Netball Open. Assembly time is 1 p. Chief organiser, Winston Nevers, says a total of 21 teams has been registered. This season will be the 17th year Jamalco has sponsored this competition.
As usual, there will be an opening ceremony and dress parade, followed by a one-day rally. Prize money will be available for the top finishers at the dress parade and rally.
Belmont 81 all out off Ken's Wildflower off Portmore Pines defeated Washington by runs to cop third place. Portmore Pines off 15 overs. Washington 99 all out off 11 overs. In semi-final action recently, Cedar Grove thumped Greater Portmore In Novemberthe announced they would be moving their headquarters location to Boston.
The reasons for the move, according to the company, is to be located an urban environment that is desirable to millennial workers. InJoseph William Foster at the age of 14 started work in his bedroom above his fathers shop in Bolton, England. After his ideas progressed, he founded his business J. Foster inlater he joined with his sons and changed the name to J. Foster opened a factory called Olympic Works, and gradually became famous among athletes for his running pumps.
For pioneering the use of spikes, the companys revolutionary running pumps appear in the book, Golden Kicks, the company began distributing shoes across the United Kingdom and were worn by British athletes.
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They were made famous by m Olympic champion Harold Abrahams in the Summer Olympics held in Paris, the name is Afrikaans for the grey rhebok, a type of African antelope. Inat the Chicago International Sneaker Trade show an American businessman, Paul Fireman, Fireman was working for an outdoor sporting goods store and negotiated a deal to license and distribute the Reebok brand in the United States. The company began expanding from tennis and aerobics shoes to running and basketball throughout the mid to late s, inReebok had its initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol RBK.
InReebok switched its logo from the Union Jack flag it had since its founding, the switch signaled the transition of the company into a performance brand as it began licensing deals with professional athletes in the NBA and NFL. Sport of athletics — Athletics is a collection of sporting events that involve competitive running, jumping, throwing, and walking. The most common types of competitions are track and field, road running, cross country running.
The results of racing events are decided by finishing position, while the jumps, the simplicity of the competitions, and the lack of a need for expensive equipment, makes athletics one of the most commonly competed sports in the world. Athletics is mostly an individual sport, with the exception of relay races and competitions which combine athletes performances for a team score, organized athletics are traced back to the Ancient Olympic Games from BCE.
The rules and format of the events in athletics were defined in Western Europe and North America in the 19th and early 20th century. Most modern top level meetings are conducted by the International Association of Athletics Federations, the athletics meeting forms the backbone of the Summer Olympics.
In the 19th century, the term acquired a more narrow definition in Europe. This definition continues to be the most prominent one in the United Kingdom, furthermore, foreign words in many German and Roman languages which are related to the term athletics also have a similar meaning. In much of North America, athletics is synonymous with sports in general, the word athletics is rarely used to refer to the sport of athletics in this region.
Track and field is preferred, and is used in the United States and Canada to refer to most athletics events, including racewalking, Athletic contests in running, walking, jumping and throwing are among the oldest of all sports and their roots are prehistoric. Athletics events were depicted in the Ancient Egyptian tombs in Saqqara, with illustrations of running at the Heb Sed festival, the Tailteann Games were an ancient Celtic festival in Ireland, founded around BCE, and the thirty-day meeting included running and stone-throwing among its sporting events.
The original and only event at the first Olympics in BCE was a running event known as the stadion. This later expanded to include throwing and jumping events within the ancient pentathlon, Athletics competitions also took place at other Panhellenic Games, which were founded later around BCE.
The Cotswold Olimpick Games, a festival which emerged in 17th century England. Jamaica — Jamaica is an island country situated in the Caribbean Sea, consisting of the third-largest island of the Greater Antilles. The island,10, square kilometres in area, lies about kilometres south of Cuba, Jamaica is the fourth-largest island country in the Caribbean, by area.
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Named Santiago, the island remained a possession of Spain untilunder British colonial rule Jamaica became a leading sugar exporter, with its plantation economy highly dependent on slaves imported from Africa.
The British fully emancipated all slaves inand many chose to have subsistence farms rather than to work on plantations. Beginning in the s, the British imported Chinese and Indian indentured labour to work on plantations, the island achieved independence from the United Kingdom on 6 August Jamaicans predominately have African ancestry, with significant European, Chinese, Hakka, Indian, due to a high rate of emigration for work since the s, Jamaica has a large diaspora around the world, particularly in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
Jamaica is a Commonwealth realm, with Queen Elizabeth II as its monarch and her appointed representative in the country is the Governor-General of Jamaica, an office held by Sir Patrick Allen since Colloquially Jamaicans refer to their island as the Rock.
When Christopher Columbus arrived inthere were more than villages ruled by caciques, the south coast of Jamaica was the most populated, especially around the area now known as Old Harbour. Christopher Columbus claimed Jamaica for Spain after landing there in and his probable landing point was Dry Harbour, now called Discovery Bay, although there is some debate that it might have been St.
Jago de la Vega, around Manchester Parish — The Parish of Manchester is an administrative civil parish located in west-central Jamaica, in the county of Middlesex. Its capital, Mandeville, is a business centre. Manchester was formed inby an Act of the House of Assembly and it was formed as a result of the amalgamation of portions of the parishes St.
Elizabeth, Clarendon and the entirety of Vere. The amalgamation was done in response to a petition from the inhabitants of Mile Gully, May Pen, Manchester was named in honour of the William Montagu, 5th Duke of Manchester, the then Governor of Jamaica. He was governor for 19 years, setting the record as the governor of the island. The capital town, Mandeville, established inwas named after his eldest son, no sugar estates can be found in the parish, slaves worked on coffee plantations.
After emancipation, the ex-slaves became independent coffee farmers, the irish potato was first introduced to Jamaica at Bethany, a town in the parish. Citrus also became an important crop, as inthe citrus fruit ortanique, many of Jamaicas businesses were started in Mandeville, the Mandeville Hotel, one of the oldest in the Caribbean, began operations in The first Free Library in Jamaica was established inand is the oldest Parish Library, the growth of the town was given a substantial stimulus when Alcan Bauxite Company opened operations there.
It built houses for its mostly expatriate staff. The relatively high wages lured many educated Jamaicans there, Mandeville continues to grow rapidly due to it being considered one of the most attractive towns in Jamaica and the cleanest of them all. Mandeville boasts no fewer than 14 shopping centres, two hospitals, medical centres and many doctors, next to Kingston, it provides the best medical services in the island, a major asset for tourism development.
The population of Manchester is , Mandeville, the capital and chief town of the parish, has a Mayor, Brenda Ramsay and a deputy mayor, Irving Facey. Manchester is bordered by St. It has three mountain ranges — the Carpenters Mountains, the May Day Mountains and the Don Figuerero Mountains, the highest point is 2, feet above sea level in the Carpenters Mountains 9. Inthe estimated population was 70, Flagstaffs combined metropolitan area has an population ofIt is the county seat of Coconino County, the city is named after a ponderosa pine flagpole made by a scouting party from Boston to celebrate the United States Centennial on July 4, Flagstaff lies near the edge of the Colorado Plateau, along the western side of the largest contiguous Ponderosa Pine forest in the continental United States.
Flagstaff is located adjacent to Mount Elden, just south of the San Francisco Peaks, humphreys Peak, the highest point in Arizona at 12, feet, is located about 10 miles north of Flagstaff in Kachina Peaks Wilderness.
The city is also a center for medical device manufacturing, since Flagstaff is home to W.
Gore, there exist several stories and legends regarding the origin of the citys name. It is said that, because of the flag that was raised, the first permanent settlement was inwhen Thomas F.
McMillan built a cabin at the base of Mars Hill on the west side of town. During the s, Flagstaff began to grow, opening its first post office, the early economy was based on timber, sheep, and cattle. ByFlagstaff was the largest city on the line between Albuquerque and the west coast of the United States.200M C 1B H 11 JAAA / Puma Development Meet Kirkvine Jamaica 12.1.2013
A circa diary entry by journalist Sharlot Hall described the houses in the city at the time as a third rate mining camp, with unkempt air, inMassachusetts astronomer Percival Lowell hired A. Douglass to scout an ideal site for a new observatory. Douglass, impressed by Flagstaffs elevation, named it as a location for the now famous Lowell Observatory, saying, other things being equal. Two years later, the specially designed inch Clark telescope that Lowell had ordered was installed, inPluto was discovered using one of the observatorys telescopes.
During the Apollo program in the s, the Clark Telescope was used to map the moon for the lunar expeditions, in homage to the citys importance in the field of astronomy, asteroid Flagstaff is named for the city, and Flagsymphony for the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra. The Northern Arizona Normal School was established inrenamed Northern Arizona University inFlagstaffs cultural history received a significant boost on April 11, when the Flagstaff Symphony made its concert debut at Babbitts Opera House.
The orchestra continues today as the Flagstaff Symphony Orchestra, with its venue at the Ardrey Auditorium on the campus of Northern Arizona University. The city grew rapidly, primarily attributable to its location along the east—west transcontinental railroad line in the United States, in the s, the railroads purchased land in the west from the federal government, which was then sold to individuals to help finance the railroad projects Founded in by clergy and members of the Presbyterian Church, Occidental College is often referred to as Oxy for short.
The college is ranked No. Occidental College was founded on April 20, by a group of Presbyterian clergy, missionaries, and laymen, including James George Bell, Lyman Stewart, the cornerstone of the schools first building was laid in September in the Boyle Heights neighborhood of Los Angeles.
The colleges first term began a year later with 27 male and 13 female students, inthe Boyle Heights building was destroyed by fire. The college temporarily relocated to the old St. Vincents College campus on Hill Street before a new site was selected in Highland Park ineventually, the college erected three main buildings, the Academy Building, the Stimson Library, and the Hall of Arts and Letters.
Inthe Pomona College Board of Trustees suggested a merger between Pomona and Occidental, but the proposal came to nothing, the following year, the college severed formal ties with the Presbyterian Church and became a non-sectarian, non-denominational institution. The small size of the acre campus and the disruption caused by frequent freight trains pushed the colleges trustees to find a new location, inthe school began construction of a new campus located in Los Angeles Eagle Rock neighborhood.
That same year, Occidental President John Willis Baer announced the decision to convert Occidental College into an all-mens institution. However, students and faculty protested, and the idea was abandoned, two weeks after Booker T. Patterson Field, today one of the oldest collegiate sports stadiums in Los Angeles, was opened inin Aprilshortly after the United States entered World War I, the college formed a Students Army Training Corps to aid the war effort. Navy established a Navy V officer training program on campus that produced hundreds of graduates before it was disbanded at the end of the war in Rhodes scholars Aaron Segal and John Paden were among the 10 Occidental students who participated in Crossroads Africa that year, in ,42 students were suspended for peacefully protesting military recruiting on campus.
One year later, faculty voted to suspend classes in the wake of the Kent State shootings, subsequently, Oxy students wrote 7, letters to Washington D. Mandeville, Jamaica — Mandeville is the capital and largest town in the parish of Manchester in the county of Middlesex, Jamaica.
Inthe town had an population of 50, It is located on a plateau at an altitude of m. It is the parish capital of Jamaica not located on the coast or on a major river.