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ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC CLUB NOTES

first_imgRosses ACThe Donegal Airport 5K on a glorious evening in Carrickfinn proved a tremendous success with 249 taking part. A fundraiser for the North West Cancer Support Group, donations amounted to a staggering 4300 euros. A big thank you to all who took part, who gave donations, who collected donations, to the Rosses Athletic Club whose officials did a great job in organising the event, and to Donegal Airport for hosting the event. And what about Margaret Mc Fadden – at 84 years of age the oldest person to do the 5K. The proceeds were presented to Mary Mc Ginley by Mark Nicolas and Ita Gallagher. Maith sibh uilig. The Masters Athletics Championship’s took place in Tullamore on saturday last and there was 3 Gold medals for Rosses athletes. Gold for Aidan Gillespie in the High Jump and Long Jump in the V2 category. Gold for Derek Gillespie in the High Jump in the V1 category and bronze in the Long Jump. It is hoped to begin cross training training shortly so please watch for details. There is a 5k organised for Sunday 2nd Sept with registration at McDevitts Garage, Annagry from 12 and race starts at 1:30pm.ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC CLUB NOTES was last modified: August 21st, 2012 by BrendaShare 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) Tags:ATHLETICS: ROSSES AC CLUB NOTESlast_img read more

Inside Kevin Durant’s 50-point night in Warriors’ Game 6 win over Clippers

first_imgKlay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!LOS ANGELES – When the crowd is not marveling at his moves, Kevin Durant tries to spend his other waking hours perfecting them. When defenders are not trying to disrupt his shots, Durant fine-tines them to ensure they can’t.In the Warriors’ 129-110 Game 6 victory over the Los Angeles Clippers on Friday, Durant showed how his behind-the-scenes work can produce a …last_img read more

Opposition blasts Punjab govt. over drugs issue

first_imgThe Opposition in Punjab hit out at the Congress government on Friday, accusing it of not having any concrete policy to fight the drugs menace prevalent in the State. The criticism came a day after the State government brought back IPS officer Harpreet Singh Sidhu as chief of the anti-drugs Special Task Force, nearly a year after he was removed from the post following reports of a tussle between him and the then DGP. Leaders of the Aam Aadmi Party, the principal Opposition, said the State government’s decision of yet again change the STF chief shows lack of planning and concrete policy. “The Congress has been in power for over two years now, yet the problem of drugs continues unabated. It’s time for taking decisive action, but the government is busy in ‘cosmetic’ moves to save its face,” said senior party leaders Kultar Singh Sandhwan, Sadhu Singh and Gurdit Singh Sekhon in a joint statement here.CM targetedThe leaders also took potshots at the Chief Minister. “The government should give the reason why Mr. Sidhu was removed earlier and why now he is being brought back. While we do not question Mr. Sidhu’s determination towards his duty, the Chief Minister’s intentions are under cloud,” said the leaders.Punjab BJP chief Shwait Malik said that the purpose of setting up the STF was only to corner political opponents. “Replacing officers only proves that if anyone does not cooperate with the government’s whim and fancies, he or she should be moved,” he told reporters.last_img read more

Aamir Khan wants children to be caring, hardworking

first_imgBollywood superstar Aamir Khan wants kids to be caring, hardworking and focused in their lives.”I want kids to be hardworking, passionate and focused in their lives,” Aamir said addressing participants of Round Square International Conference 2014 at Sanskar Valley School here today.Delegates, including students from 22 countries, belonging to five continents which are members of Round Square, took part in the meeting. Aamir Khan wants kids to be caring, hardworking and focused in their lives.When asked about one of the most important qualities in life, Aamir said, “Caring is the most important thing that comprises everything, love, compassion among other things.””It is a very important quality in life,” he said.To a question, Aamir said one should not leave his/her dreams, no matter a person may have to compromise with the means to achieve it.Besides other subjects, educators should emphasise on promoting sports in the curriculum as it teaches a lot of things, specially how to work as a team, he said.He also advised parents not to compare their children with anyone, as every child is special in his own way.The actor also asked educators to make learning a fun exercise by encouraging students to ask questions so that they have clarity of concepts.last_img read more