More comfort, more control, more traction

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ The Curry 4 offers more control, via continuity; a seamless feel between the foot and the shoe, and that is evident when putting on the footwear. Immediately, the shoe conforms to your foot, with no break in period, offering more comfort than ever before.Traction is critical to Stephen’s game; the ability to grip the hardwood with no slippage and ensure the quickest, cleanest cuts to offer that extra sliver of space gives Stephen all he needs to unleash the fastest, deadliest release in the league. Concentric circles, inspired by gravitational waves, achieve more traction, beyond any prior Curry footwear iteration.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneAdditional tech details driving the Curry 4:Knit internal sleeve creates a structural fit around the collar & forefoot for an amplified performance feelMicrofiber synthetic quarter panel is bonded to the knit material giving the ideal balance of support with reduced weightDynamic seam taping merges the knit sleeve & synthetic quarter panel without adding any stitchingSpeed plate for underfoot structure & performance containment built to handle explosive movementsCross-centric traction pattern is designed to optimize on forefoot-to-heel traction & provide amazing grip on any courtProprietary foam compound for responsiveness under footStephen has helped redefine what success looks like in professional basketball – being quick and light is the name of the game, and Under Armour has applied that approach to the design and functionality of the Curry 4. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene ONE: Aoki ‘really good’ opponent for Askren’s swan song It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson CURRY 4 AVAILABLE IN ALL UA BRAND HOUSES AND SELECTED MULTIBRANDED SPORTS STORES:UNDER ARMOUR BRAND HOUSES;BONIFACIO HIGH STREETMEGAMALLUP TOWN CENTERGREENBELTTRINOMAROBINSONS MAGNOLIAAYALA CENTER CEBUMULTIBRRANDED:SECONDWIND – AYALA 30THLANDMARK MAKATIOLYMPIC VILLAGE- SELECTED STORES ONLYROYAL DUTY FREE SUBICRUNNR ATC AND BGCPLANET SPORTS ROCKWELLTOBYS MOA, AURA AND MEGAMALLRUSTANS ATC AND MAKATISPORTSCENTRAL MOA, BAGUIO AND AURAADVTADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny MOST READ The Curry 4 is all about more – Stephen’s insatiable desire to win more, to play more and to achieve more. The shoe was designed from the ground up with one thing in mind – to help Stephen get more, from the first ideation conversations, to sketches, to design iterations and beyond.ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Passengers bear waiting at terminal for chance to be home for Christmas PLAY LIST 02:06Passengers bear waiting at terminal for chance to be home for Christmas01:10Maguindanao massacre victims’ kin eagerly awaiting justice, says lawyer05:52Court orders arrest of Maguindanao massacre accused still at large02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set View commentslast_img read more

Berbice man jailed for failing to pay taxi

first_imgA Berbician will spend the next six months in jail after he failed to pay debts he incurred while using a taxi.Gajeshwaririto Sewnarine admitted that he committed the offence when he appeared before Magistrate Faith McGusty at the Georgetown Magistrates’ Courts on Wednesday.The court heard that on December 14, 2018, at Laluni Street, Georgetown, with intent to defraud, he incurred debts of $30,000 by hiring motor car HC 7134 and failing to make payments.In his defence, Sewnarine told Magistrate McGusty that he attempted to make payments, but faced setbacks from the bank.However, the Virtual Complainant (VC) related that on the day when payments were supposed to be made, he transported the defendant to the bank and waited outside. He said that he was left waiting for the entire day outside the bank. However, he realised that something was amiss after the bank closed and Sewnarine failed to return.A report was made to the Police and surveillance footage showed that Sewnarine left the bank shortly after he arrived. As such, McGusty jailed Sewnarine, who could not give a date when he would be able to pay the taxi driver.last_img read more

HOSPITAL REFUSES TO GIVE WOMAN A SECOND OPINION ON ILLNESS

first_imgThe Ombudsman has investigated a case where a Donegal woman was refused a second opinion despite confusion over her diagnosis.The woman, who was not identified, was suffering with heart palpitations.She was initially diagnosed as having long QT syndrome – a genetic abnormality which gives rise to the risk of sudden death from vigorous exercise – by a consultant cardiologist at Letterkenny General Hospital in June 2007. But another consultant she was referred to gave a contradictory diagnosis.The woman then wrote to Letterkenny General, seeking an urgent second opinion.However, this wasn’t acted upon and the woman felt she had no option but to arrange a further opinion herself privately. This eventually clarified she did not have the condition.Following the Ombudsman investigation, the HSE apologised and refunded her costs.   HOSPITAL REFUSES TO GIVE WOMAN A SECOND OPINION ON ILLNESS was last modified: September 27th, 2013 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) Tags:hospitalletterkennyOMBUDSMANlast_img read more

TRAVEL ENTREPRENEUR HAILED AS ‘KING OF THE CASTLES

first_imgBY TIM HEDGLEY, TRAVEL EDITORBELFAST-BORN entrepreneur, who specialises in providing online castle accommodation through www.celticcastles.com, is setting his sights on conquering the travel industry as the business marks its fifteenth anniversary and celebrates record growth.Celtic Castles founder and director Roger Masterson, known as ‘The Castle Man’, a former pupil from MCB in Belfast, pursued careers in retail management and publishing, prior to setting up his own business, having being disappointed from a company brochure selling croft and castle holidays. Roger spent 18 months searching for castles in Scotland and started to promote four properties as he tested his business model.It worked!Having built his company by recognising the power of the internet in the late 90s, Roger now employs a 12-strong team and offers accommodation in more than 90 unique and stunning castles across the UK, Ireland and France.As the business accelerates, its goal is to further build on its leading global travel brand. Masterson attributes his success to three factors: hard work, a great team and knowledge of the individual castle properties…..and yes, he has slept in them all!Said Masterson: “It is an absolute privilege to work in this tourism niche and have a team of experts who can locate the right castle experience for our global client base.“We celebrate great customer feedback within the team and it is our level of service and the fact that we stay, holiday and visit the castles regularly that helps our customers pick up our passion for the experiences these properties can offer.”Masterson, ‘The Castle Man’, has also been able to increase brand awareness via TV and radio and has hosted programs such as Jaw Dropping Rentals, showing American customers the interiors of castles in Scotland.He also works with film location companies finding castles and stately homes for period and reality US TV shows. A question he always gets asked is which is his favourite castle and his answer as you can imagine has to be diplomatic.He has slept in over 157 castles and is not afraid to tell customers if a castle is displaying 4 stars on the door but only offering a 3 service. This is probably why customers trust his feedback.When pressed again, he says, “Every castle offers it own magic; they are all unique.”It may be a public room, a specific bedroom or an eccentric castle owner or even a great chef that gets him overly-enthusiastic and sharing a few stories. “It was my daughter’s 10th birthday last year and she wanted to be a princess in a castle. Since we were back home in Northern Ireland at the time, my choice was for her to be a princess at Ashford Castle in Mayo. We had dinner in the George V Dining Room, one of the premier castle restaurants in Ireland. For me, castle stays are all about the memories they give you for ever.”You can read more about Roger and the team’s experiences in castles throughout Ireland, the UK and France on their blog at www.celticcastles.comTRAVEL ENTREPRENEUR HAILED AS ‘KING OF THE CASTLES was last modified: October 14th, 2013 by John2Share 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:Castle Holidayswww.celticcastles.comlast_img read more

DESSIE’S WORK COLLEAGUES HEARTACHE OVER HIS DEATH

first_imgThe late Dessie Quinn.THE company Donegal man Dessie Quinn worked for before he died say they are devastated by his loss.KN Network Services, with offices in Tyrone and Dublin, also said all of its staff have now been withdrawn from Sierra Leone.The Mountcharles man had worked in the west African country at the centre of an Ebola alert. Dessie died from suspected malaria; his family do NOT believe he died from Ebola. In a statement Dessie’s employers said today: “The management and Board of KN Network Services express their deepest sympathies and sorrow to the family and friends of the late Dessie Quinn following his untimely death.“Dessie was an extremely hard working and valued member of staff and was very popular with all his colleagues and he will be missed by everybody who worked with him.“The company have offered their support to the Quinn family in Donegal.“They are also liaising with Dessie’s fellow work colleagues from Sierra Leone on an ongoing basis about the necessary supports, updates, precautions and company contacts as they await the outcome of the medical examination by the HSE in Letterkenny General Hospital later today.“We have also had ongoing contacts and discussions with HSE’s Health Protection Surveillance Centre. The company had already returned all their staff from Sierra Leone as a precaution.”  DESSIE’S WORK COLLEAGUES HEARTACHE OVER HIS DEATH was last modified: August 22nd, 2014 by John2Share 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:Dessie QuinndonegalebolaKNNSMOUNTCHARLESlast_img read more

COUNCILLOR CALLS ON PEOPLE TO DRIVE OVER OR STAND ON MANHOLES IN WATER DISPUTE

first_imgCllr MacGiolla Easbuig talks to Irish Water workers.A county councillor is encouraging the Donegal public to stand on or drive their cars over manholes to stop Irish water installing meters.Independent councillor Micheal Mac Giolla Easbuig made the call after seeing off an Irish water team in West Donegal today.The workers from the GMC Sierra company, who are contracted to Irish Water, called to a number of villages including Meenaleck, Annagry, Crolly and Loughanure in a bid to fit water meters. But Cllr MacGiolla Easbuig stood over the meters and refused to move.The workers called their supervisors who told them to continue working but Councillor MacGiolla Easbuig refused to move.He told the workers he did not want confrontation but was refusing to move.The workers again called their supervisor and he informed the men to move out of the area. The Independent councillor told Donegal Daily he has nothing against the workers but his gripe is with the Government and Irish Water.“I have nothing against these men personally and I appreciate they are only trying to make a living but we are opposed to what they are doing.“I would not condone confrontation and I certainly would not condone violence but I believe people can protest peacefully.“If that means standing on manholes or driving our cars over them to stop this work, then so be it,” he said.Cllr MacGiolla Easbuig said he was encouraging other councillors to take a similar hardline stand against the installation of water meters. “We need to stand together on this issue and the likes of Fianna Fail need to come out and stand by the people and let them know where they stand on this issue.“If we can stop Irish Waters from installing water meters then we can stop them trying to push this charge through on us,” he said.COUNCILLOR CALLS ON PEOPLE TO DRIVE OVER OR STAND ON MANHOLES IN WATER DISPUTE was last modified: November 4th, 2014 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

Red Bluff Junior Round-Up holds Cattle Days at fairgrounds

first_imgRed Bluff >> Cowgirls and cowboys of all ages competed Saturday in Cattle Days hosted by the Red Bluff Junior Round-Up Association at the Tehama District Fairground’s Bull Sale Arena.There were about 80 contestants competing in a variety of events in all age groups from those five and younger to those 20 and older, said Junior Round-Up President Jason Spencer.“This is a fundraiser for the Junior Round-Up,” Spencer said. “It was one of Debbie Moore’s pet projects so we try to carry it on in …last_img

Recalling District Six

first_imgWhen the apartheid government swooped on District Six, Cape Town in 1965, forcibly removing its occupants and declaring the area a “whites-only” zone, the rich fabric of an impoverished but vibrant community was torn to shreds.Declaring District Six as a whotes only area by the apartheid government destroyed the vibrant multiracial community on the outskirts of Cape Town. (Image: District Six Museum)Brand South Africa reporterOver 60 000 people were wrenched from their homes, livelihoods, community centres and societal networks, and relocated to the bleak plains of the Cape Flats, several kilometres away.District Six in Cape Town and Sophiatown in Johannesburg, both sites of diverse and vibrant subcultures, posed similar threats to the apartheid government, which was intent on enforcing “separate development” for different ethnic groups. Sophiatown was razed to the ground in 1957 to make way for the “white area” of Triomf (meaning “triumph” in Afrikaans).In an effort to preserve the memories of District Six and create a monument to the thousands of people around the country forcibly relocated under apartheid, the District Six Museum Foundation was established in 1989. In 1994, the District Six Museum came into being.According to the museum’s website, the museum “came into being as a vehicle for advocating social justice, as a space for reflection and contemplation, and as an institution for challenging the distortions and half-truths which propped up the history of Cape Town and South Africa.A map of what was once District Six at the District Six Museum. (Image: District Six Museum)“The Museum is committed to telling the stories of forced removals, and assisting in the reconstitution of the community of District Six and Cape Town by drawing on a heritage of non-racialism, non-sexism, anti-class discrimination and the encouragement of debate.”The District Six Museum is a heritage project in itself. Part of its mission is to provide the space for former inhabitants of District Six to share and explore their memories and develop new interpretations of both the past and the present. The museum also functions as a forum where debate and policy development is initiated.The museum houses an impressive collection of historical materials, photographs, paintings, artifacts, physical remains like street signs, books and studies as well as audio-visual recordings of District Six, most which were donated by its former residents.The museum has several partnerships with other dispossessed communities, both in South Africa and around the world. It is a founder member of the International Coalition of Historical Site Museums of Conscience.The museum, the Stepping Stones Children’s Centre and Ons Plek, a shelter for girls, are all housed together in a building belonging to the Central Methodist Mission in Cape Town. The museum is geared for individuals as well as group and school tours, and is open from 9am to 1pm on Mondays and 9am to 4pm from Tuesdays to Saturdays.There is also a bookshop and coffee shop, and the museum’s Memorial Hall is available for hire for conferences or other gatherings.Source: District Six MuseumWould you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more

South African historical novel commemorates SS Mendi centenary

first_imgSouth African writer Fred Khumalo uses the historical context of the sinking of the SS Mendi as background for his latest novel, Dancing the Death Drill. The cover of Fred Khumalo’s Dancing the Death Drill, a historical novel set against the background of the 1917 sinking of the SS Mendi. (Image: Penguin Random House)CD AndersonOn 21 February 2017, South Africa commemorates the centenary of the 1917 sinking of the SS Mendi – a passenger steamship that sank off the Isle of Wight, killing 616 South Africans. The majority were black labour force troops on their way to the World War I frontline in France.One of South Africa’s highest honours, The Order of Mendi, is awarded annually to South African citizens who have performed an extraordinary act of bravery.Oral history from survivors of the tragedy records that the men met their fate with great dignity. On board the ship as it sunk, South African poet and clergyman, Reverend Isaac Wauchope, was famously said to have comforted the panicked South African troops with the words:“Be quiet and calm, my countrymen. What is happening now is what you came to do…you are going to die, but that is what you came to do. Brothers, we are drilling the death drill…so let us die like brothers. We are the sons of Africa. Raise your war-cries, brothers, for though they made us leave our assegais in the kraal, our voices are left with our bodies.”Watch a scene from Let Us Die Like Brothers, the documentary about the sinking of the SS Mendi. These words inspired the latest book by renowned writer and journalist Fred Khumalo, a historical fiction novel titled Dancing the Death Drill, published to coincide with the centenary.The story opens in Paris, 1958, where head waiter Jean-Jacques Henri at the world famous restaurant, La Tour d’Argent, is arrested for the murder of two customers. The man’s long-time friend, jazz musician Jerry Moloto, tries to uncover the motive behind the crime to defend his friend. It leads him to uncover the story of Pitso Motaung, a mixed race army volunteer on board the doomed SS Mendi.As Motaung’s story unfolds, it reveals the mystery, intrigue and racial politics of his turbulent life set across two continents over several decades, from Boer War battlefields to post-war France.Read an extract from Dancing the Death Drill here.The cover of Fred Khumalo’s Dancing the Death Drill, a historical novel set against the background of the 1917 sinking of the SS Mendi. (Image: Penguin Random House)According to a review in Business Day, the novel details a clearer picture of a largely overlooked moment in South African history, with Khumalo “blending pathos and humour and honouring both those who perished in the disaster and those who survived.”Watch an interview with Fred Khumalo talking about his new novel. Meanwhile, follow the centenary celebrations on Twitter using the hastag #SSMendi100 for photos, videos and insights about this important date in South African history.#SSMendi100 Tweets Source: Business Day, Penguin Random House Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See Using Brand South Africa material.last_img read more

Gujjar stir leader Bainsla joins BJP, may contest

first_imgGujjar quota agitation leader Kirori Singh Bainsla on Wednesday joined the BJP, giving a boost to the party’s efforts to win over influential leaders in Rajasthan where it had lost Assembly polls. Mr. Bainsla and his son Vijay Bainsla met BJP president Amit Shah and announced their decision to join the party at a press conference in the presence of Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, who is handling his party’s election affairs in the western State. “I have seen rarest of rare qualities in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and that’s why I am joining the BJP. The country needs his leadership,” Mr. Kirori Bainsla said, adding that he is inspired by Mr. Modi’s working style. Recently, Jat leader Hanuman Beniwal had also joined the BJP and merged his regional party with it. The BJP has fielded him from Nagaur. The BJP is considering fielding Mr. Bainsla or his son from a Lok Sabha seat, sources said.last_img read more