Food City kicks off School Bucks Challenge

first_imgAre you up for the challenge?  Food City has pledged $700,000 in contributions for the upcoming school year.  With Food City’s School Bucks Challenge, it’s easy to earn reward points.  For every $1 you spend, using your Food City ValuCard, you’ll receive 1 point.“Our Food City School Bucks Program has provided much-needed support for thousands of schools throughout our market area.  Our School Bucks Challenge makes points collection easier than ever,” says Steven C. Smith, Food City president and chief executive officer.The 2018-2019 School Bucks Challenge started yesterday (Wednesday, August 22, 2018) and continues through May 7, 2019.  Simply link your Food City ValuCard to the school of your choice online at www.foodcity.com/schoolbucks or at the checkout of area Food City locations.  Area students will also receive barcoded school ID’s to provide to friends and family.  When scanned at checkout, the barcode designates the school to credit with your purchases.  The barcoded school ID’s are also available online at www.foodcity.com/schoolbucks for customers preferring to sign-up in-store.Food City has pledged $700,000 for the upcoming school year.  School allocations are based upon the percentage of customer purchases assigned to each school.  Schools can monitor their progress biannually online at foodcity.com.“Food City is committed to supporting the education of our youth,” said Smith.  “Since the program’s inception, we’ve awarded over $18,600,000 in much-needed educational equipment and tools to more than a 1000 participating area schools”.For more information about the new Food City School Bucks Challenge, please contact your local school, visit foodcity.com or contact the Food City School Bucks Coordinator, Lisa Johnson at 1-800-232-0174. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 08/23/2018-6AM) Share this:FacebookTwitterlast_img read more

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Striker ‘likely to reject QPR’

first_imgLoic Remy is likely to reject any attempts by QPR to lure him to Loftus Road, the Daily Mail say.The Marseille striker, said to be a target for new Rangers boss Harry Redknapp, apparently only wants to leave France for a side vying to be in the Champions League.The Independent mention Redknapp’s reported interest in signing Joe Cole on loan from Liverpool.AdChoices广告Fernando Torres has been given a month to save his Chelsea career, the Daily Mirror suggest.It is claimed that unless the striker shows signs that he is on the way back to his best, interim manager Rafael Benitez will be prepared to tell owner Roman Abramovich he fears he is facing a lost cause.Metalist Kharkiv star Taison has been touted as a January replacement for Torres, who has scored only four league goals this season.The Mirror also report that Fifa agent Francois Gallardo has told a Spanish radio station that Pep Guardiola – widely believed to be Abramovich’s first-choice appointment as manager – has a preliminary agreement to take over at Manchester City.This page is regularly updated.YTo4OntzOjk6IndpZGdldF9pZCI7czoyMDoid3lzaWphLW5sLTEzNTI0NjE4NjkiO3M6NToibGlzdHMiO2E6MTp7aTowO3M6MToiMyI7fXM6MTA6Imxpc3RzX25hbWUiO2E6MTp7aTozO3M6MjI6Ildlc3QgTG9uZG9uIFNwb3J0IGxpc3QiO31zOjEyOiJhdXRvcmVnaXN0ZXIiO3M6MTc6Im5vdF9hdXRvX3JlZ2lzdGVyIjtzOjEyOiJsYWJlbHN3aXRoaW4iO3M6MTM6ImxhYmVsc193aXRoaW4iO3M6Njoic3VibWl0IjtzOjMzOiJTdWJzY3JpYmUgdG8gb3VyIGRhaWx5IG5ld3NsZXR0ZXIiO3M6Nzoic3VjY2VzcyI7czoyODM6IlRoYW5rIHlvdSEgUGxlYXNlIGNoZWNrIHlvdXIgaW5ib3ggaW4gb3JkZXIgdG8gY29uZmlybSB5b3VyIHN1YnNjcmlwdGlvbi4gSWYgeW91IGRvbid0IHNlZSBhbiBlLW1haWwgZnJvbSB1cywgY2hlY2sgeW91ciBzcGFtIGZvbGRlci4gSWYgeW91IHN0aWxsIGhhdmVuJ3QgcmVjZWl2ZWQgYSBjb25maXJtYXRpb24gbWVzc2FnZSwgcGxlYXNlIGUtbWFpbCBmZWVkYmFja0B3ZXN0bG9uZG9uc3BvcnQuY29tIGFuZCB0ZWxsIHVzIHlvdSB3aXNoIHRvIHN1YnNjcmliZSB0byBvdXIgbmV3c2xldHRlci4iO3M6MTI6ImN1c3RvbWZpZWxkcyI7YToxOntzOjU6ImVtYWlsIjthOjE6e3M6NToibGFiZWwiO3M6NToiRW1haWwiO319fQ== Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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McCormack confident ahead of away games

first_imgFulham striker Ross McCormack has insisted that his side are capable of winning at Bristol City and Burnley in their next two matches.The Whites eased the pressure on manager Kit Symons by coming back from two down to beat Reading 4-2 at Craven Cottage on Saturday.AdChoices广告And McCormack believes they can keep that momentum going as they look to climb the table. He told Fulham’s website: “They’re two tough games but there’s no reason why we can’t beat both of those teams – it’s just up to us to make sure we turn up on the day.”Fulham’s dramatic victory at the weekend was their first win in five matches.“It’s easy for everyone to say why can’t we do that all the time but we’re a new team and we’re still getting to know each other,” McCormack said.“If we can produce performances like we did in the last 40 minutes on Saturday I dare say we’ll win every game.“We can take a huge amount of belief from the last 40 minutes. If we put a 90 minutes together like that then it will be unlucky for someone.” Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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WADA suspends National Dope Testing Laboratory again for six months

first_img WE RECOMMEND The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of the National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi for the second time of up to six months. Written By LIVE TV WATCH US LIVE 1 month ago Russian athletics president resigns amid doping stalemate First Published: 22nd July, 2020 10:47 IST 3 months ago WADA looks to artificial intelligence to catch dopers NADA DG Navin Agarwal told Republic TV: “NADA has nothing to do with the suspension. NADA and NDTL are two separate and independent bodies. People connected with it must be looking into the matter. But I dont want to comment on it.” COMMENTcenter_img 2 months ago Dope-cleared Sanjita Chanu to finally get Arjuna award for 2018 FOLLOW US SUBSCRIBE TO US 1 month ago COVID-19: Palghar receives 3,000 antigen testing kits First suspension imposed in August 2019The second six-month suspension began on July 17 while the original six-month suspension was imposed in August 2019 due to non-conformities with the International Standard for Laboratories (ISL) identified during a WADA site visit.It was in relation to the laboratory’s isotope ratio mass spectrometry (GC/C/IRMS) analytical method, as regulated by the relevant WADA Technical Document (TD2016IRMS). The suspension prohibits the NDTL from carrying out any anti-doping activities, including all analyses of urine and blood samples.During the period of suspension, if the laboratory satisfies the LabEG in meeting the requirements, it may apply for reinstatement prior to the expiry of the six-month suspension period.READ | IOA War: Pandey continues personal attack on IOA chiefIn February 2020, when the six-month suspension period elapsed and some outstanding non-conformities had not been addressed successfully, WADA’s Laboratory Expert Group (LabEG) recommended the initiation of further disciplinary proceedings against the laboratory based on the outstanding non-conformities.READ | ‘Awaiting approval from ministries; decided UAE venue for IPL 2020’: IPL chief to RepublicThese disciplinary proceedings were carried out by an independent Disciplinary Committee that was mandated to make a recommendation to the Chair of the WADA Executive Committee regarding the status of the NDTL’s accreditation, while the laboratory remained suspended. The disciplinary process is now complete and the second six-month suspension began on 17 July 2020.READ | Complaint against Rajeev Mehta filed in Ministry for violating Sports CodePursuant to Article 13.7 of the World Anti-Doping Code, the NDTL may appeal this decision to the Court of Arbitration for Sport within 21 days of receipt of the notice. Should the laboratory not address the non-conformities by the end of the six-month suspension period, WADA may extend the suspension of the laboratory’s accreditation for up to an additional six months.READ | Delhi High Court extends date for holding DDCA election till October 30(Image credits: vanguardngr.com) Suman Ray 1 month ago Pardeep Singh guilty of first case of hGC doping in India, suspended for 4 years Last Updated: 22nd July, 2020 13:02 IST WADA Suspends National Dope Testing Laboratory Again For Six Months The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has suspended the accreditation of National Dope Testing Laboratory (NDTL) in New Delhi for the 2nd time of up to 6 monthslast_img read more

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Rank Group reports flat revenues as governance reaffirms full-year expectations

first_img Related Articles Government denies casinos a July reopening July 10, 2020 Share Rank Group extends support for Carers Trust July 28, 2020 Submit John O’Reilly – Erratic orders have placed UK casinos on life support August 4, 2020 StumbleUpon Issuing an ‘Interim Management Statement’, FTSE-listed UK gambling operator Rank Group Plc (Rank) has reported that it expects to post ‘flat revenues’ revenues for its trading update for the 15-week period to 9 October.Ahead of its Annual General Meeting, Rank the operator of Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo halls reiterates its full-year target expectations.Publishing a brief trading update, Rank governance states that group like-for-like revenues during the period have grown 1%.Issuing brief  trading insights, Rank governance detailed that Grosvenor Casinos’ venue like-for-like revenue declined by 1%, principally driven by a lower than average margin and lower customer visits.  Mecca venue like-for-like revenue was flat during the 15-week period.Grosvenor Casinos’ digital channel continued to grow strongly, with revenue up 30% in the period.  However, its Mecca digital division revenue fell by 4% in the period, Rank governance would detail that trends Mecca digital trends in recent weeks have been encouraging countering the divisions revenue downturn.Rank Group will aim to release its half-year results on 26 January 2017, closing its interim management statement, Rank governance stated that ‘expectations for the full year remained unchanged’. Sharelast_img read more

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Ravens now turn to others after locking up Monroe

first_imgHaving accomplished their primary goals of locking up left tackle Eugene Monroe and tight end Dennis Pitta, the Ravens may now turn their attention toward other needs as the first day of free agency concluded on Tuesday.Signing Monroe to a five-year, $37.5 million contract to clear up their left tackle picture for the long haul, the Ravens still hope to re-sign inside linebacker Daryl Smith despite the sides reportedly not being close to an agreement at the start of free agency. However, the recent signings of two other veteran linebackers have established a reasonable idea of Smith’s price tag.Indianapolis signed former Browns standout D’Qwell Jackson, 30, to a four-year, $22 million contract last week, and Cleveland responded by inking the 32-year-old Karlos Dansby to a four-year, $24 million deal on Tuesday. The 31-year-old Smith would have good reason to ask for a similar deal after a strong first season with the Ravens in which he excelled in pass coverage and admirably occupied Ray Lewis’ former inside linebacker position.The Ravens will need to decide if Smith is worthy of a deal approaching $5 million to $6 million per season, but they could make the decision to pass on the veteran’s services in favor of the draft or being able to find a value free agent like last offseason when they were able to sign Smith on a cheap one-year deal at the start of the summer. Baltimore is already penciling in 2013 second-round pick Arthur Brown as the starting weakside inside linebacker while Josh Bynes also brings starting experience to the unit.Baltimore remains interested in wide receiver Jacoby Jones, but the Pro Bowl return specialist is scheduled to visit the New York Giants, according to ESPN’s Josina Anderson.Corey Graham is another player the Ravens would like to retain at the right price, but the No. 3 cornerback is exploring the market for the best opportunity to start and will visit the Washington Redskins and other visits could be in place, a source told WNST.net.last_img read more

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Watch as Tyson Fury’s after party is crashed by Dillian Whyte’s brother who calls for world title shot after Wilder win

first_img What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!! Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels 8 MOST DANGEROUS RAINS of All Time | TOP 10 INTERESTING Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 DILLIAN WHYTE’S brother Dean turned up at Tyson Fury’s victory drinks on Sunday in Las Vegas to call for the Body Snatcher to finally receive a world title shot.The Gypsy King has been celebrating winning the WBC belt in Sin City following his stunning seventh-round TKO over Deontay Wilder.[embedded content]Fury had already been filmed serenading crowds with American Pie in a nightclub when he brought the rest of this family to the Nine Fine Irishmen pub the next day.It was there that the 31-year-old came face to face with Dean Whyte, whose brother Dillian is his WBC mandatory challenger, though this is not due until February 2021.Filmed by Pep Talk UK, Whyte congratulated Fury on his win and toasted: “To you and Dillian Whyte.”The new heavyweight king replied: “We’re on it, we’re on it, we’re on it. Just for the record how old are you?”Whyte answered: “I’m 42 soon.” To which Fury replied: “You like 25. You look younger than me, whatever you’re doing, keep doing it.”Following the exchange, Dean echoed brother Dillian’s sentiments by calling for the two to get in the ring.He said: “You’re the leading dog now, we’ve gotta come chasing you, but my boy deserves a shot and you’re the man.”At this point, Fury promised: “If Wilder don’t take his rematch, I’ll fight my mandatory, that’s it. Me and Dillian go back a long way.”Dillian himself had claimed that he’s “going to get it on” with Fury after watching his fellow Brit’s stunning win over Wilder.The Gypsy King for his part confirmed he wants to fight Anthony Joshua next if the third part of his trilogy with the Bronze Bomber does not happen.AJ’s promoter Eddie Hearn also told Fury’s promoter Frank Warren they would be “clowns” if they didn’t manage to set up the all-British fight.Watch Dillian Whyte’s reactions to Tyson Fury’s win vs Deontay Wilder 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures!center_img Source: Boxing – thesun.co.uk People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 Real or Fake? Shark Attacks Helicopter Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night.last_img read more

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How Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury are best of frenemies… from scathing insults to prank calls and emotional messages

first_imgTYSON FURY and Anthony Joshua are going to be the absolute best of enemies now their two-fight deal has been ‘confirmed’.Ten action-packed years on from their first ever meeting, when the Gypsy King travelled to London for some hard sparring rounds before beating Derek Chisora, the pair have agreed 50-50 financial terms for a couple of showdowns.Anthony Joshua and Tyson Fury have developed a unique relationship as the best of frenemiesFury admitted AJ got the better of him in sparring a decade ago but changed his story to suggest the Watford man was batteredCredit: News Group Newspapers LtdIn 2010, when 6ft 9in Fury was a rising pro and AJ was a promising but raw amateur, just two years into his training, Fury gushed about his new training partner.The 31-year-old undefeated WBC king said: “I tell you what, he’s very, very, very good.“Watch out for that name, Anthony Joshua, he’s one prospect for the future.“I rate myself as one of the top heavyweights in the world – he came at me for three rounds and he gave me a beating. I’m not going to deny it.“I don’t mind telling anyone that he beat me up in sparring.”Plenty has changed in the decade that has followed.AJ has collected almost as many gold medals and world titles as insults from Fury.In the words of the Gypsy King, the Watford 30-year-old has been labelled a bum, a dosser, a big stiff idiot, a one-dimensional bodybuilder and, to this day, promoter Eddie Hearn’s plump but simple cash cow.The intervening years have, in Fury’s unmistakable words, morphed that sparring session into a three-round walloping AJ barely survived.Still, in the warped way only boxers can, the pair remain bonded by a bizarre and bloody brotherhood.Fury will regularly FaceTime the WBA, IBF and WBO boss on his battered iPhone 7 and playfully promise to batter him when they finally meet.He’ll end the call by wishing his rival and his family good health – and mean it. One such call happened on the Fury family’s recent reality series.A similar instance came following AJ’s shock first pro defeat to Andy Ruiz Jr last year.Just three days after branding his fellow Brit a “p****, s***house bum dosser”, Fury sent a classy tweet which read: “We have our back and Forth’s [sic] but @anthonyfjoshua changed his stars through life.“Heavyweight boxing, these things happen, rest up, recover, regroup and come again.”It all seems like a game to Fury while deep-thinking Joshua struggles to understand the waves of praise and criticism that come in equal measure.Most recently, when asked about his relationship with his nemesis, he said: “You never know what you’re going to get with him.“He’s either at the top of the world, conquering the world, or at the bottom of the ocean and he needs to find a balance.”If we ever get to the opening press conference it will be intriguing to see which Fury arrives.Will it be Prince Charming aiming to disarm his foe, playing possum for the camera?Or will the acid-tongued mindgames master drag up AJ’s past mistakes in and outside the ring in an attempt to unsettle his vast mainstream appeal and empire?So many things stand in the way of us ever finding out.But fight fans would probably spend another decade in lockdown misery to guarantee we finally see these two titans clash and settle it once and for all.Joshua never quite knows which Fury he will be in touch with – the chief insulter or cheery palCredit: AFP or licensorsFury sometimes will randomly FaceTime his heavyweight rival and wish his family well – and mean it, tooTyson Fury confirms Anthony Joshua fight deal is agreed and vows to ‘annihilate’ him after he ‘smashes Wilder’s face in’ 10 INCREDIBLE Space Launch Failures! Travel Diary // Vietnam 2017 Rebekah Vardy scores an impressive penalty in six-inch heels People Slammed By Massive Waves 4 What’s This “Trick” Called? Comment Down Below!!center_img Top 5 Best Budget Hotels In Dubai under AED 400 a night. 8 MOST DANGEROUS RAINS of All Time | TOP 10 INTERESTING Real or Fake? Shark Attacks Helicopter Source: Boxing – thesun.co.uklast_img read more

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Depth dominates this year’s Currie Cup discourse

first_imgThe future stars of South African rugby will be on display when the annual Currie Cup competition kicks off this weekend.While the top four teams – the Sharks, Western Province, the Blue Bulls and the Golden Lions – have all been weakened by overseas departures and national callups, the domestic competition has become widely regarded as a breeding ground for Super Rugby sides and the Springbok squad.And while the competition starts earlier than usual, and has also been watered down, it is still a contest of national interest.This year’s Currie Cup consists of only a single round, with each of the seven teams playing six matches (three at home and three away) before the semifinals.The Cheetahs, Griquas and Pumas could add some spice to the competition.The Cheetahs in particular could be seen as a dark horse team, according to Province coach John Dobson, because they will be at full strength and will not be disrupted by the Pro14 series which starts after the completion of the Currie Cup.The Sharks, as the current champions after beating Western Province in the final at Newlands last year, will open proceedings against Griquas in Durban on Friday night, and they will be charged up after recently winning the SuperSport Challenge final against the Pumas.On Saturday the Lions will host the Pumas, while in the later game Province will welcome the Blue Bulls to Newlands as the traditional foes continue their north-south rivalry.Though the Sharks kick off as favourites, Province should also be among the leading contenders.While both sides have lost a few stars, they will field line-ups that boast plenty of Super Rugby experience.The two teams which have been rocked the most by player departures are the Blue Bulls and the Lions, and the Joburg side will have a battle on their hands with a very youthful squad.The Cheetahs have already named scrumhalf Tian Meyer as their captain, while the Blue Bulls have named centre Burger Odendaal as their leader and the Sharks have named co-captains in centre Jeremy Ward and No 8 Tera Mtembu.The Lions and Province are expected to unveil their skippers on Thursday, with the Lions likely to opt for scrumhalf Ross Cronje and Province for lock Chris van Zyl.For more sport your way, download The Citizen’s app for iOS and Android.last_img read more

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The day Pep Guardiola met Kobe Bryant

first_imgPep Guardiola has joined the condolences for the tragic death of basketball legend Kobe Bryant on Sunday. The Man City coach used his Twitter account to pay tribute to Kobe, which he rarely is active on. He posed a picture of himself with the NBA legend in Los Angeles in July 2011. Upd. at 23:36 “Kobe is one of the best sportsmen I’ve ever seen in my life,” said Guardiola at the time. El día que Pep Guardiola conoció a Kobe Bryant At that time Bryant and Guardiola met because of a Nike event when Barcelona were on the pre-season tour. Bryant said he was a fan of the club.center_img IN SPORT.ES CET 26/01/2020last_img

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