highlights For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps. New Delhi: The Indian opener Prithvi Shaw has been suspended for doping violation and has been ineligible till November 15, 2019. On February 22 2019, Prithvi Shaw had provided a urine-sample which is a part of the Board of Control for Cricket anti-doping test program. He is said to have inadvertently taken a banned substance found in cough syrups and will miss out on first half of Indian cricket season.In a statement it was said, “Mr. Prithvi Shaw registered with Mumbai Cricket Association, has been suspended for doping violation. Mr. Shaw had inadvertently ingested a prohibited substance, which can be commonly found in cough syrups. Mr. Shaw had provided a urine sample as part of the BCCI’s anti-doping testing program during the Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy match on 22nd February 2019 in Indore.””His sample was subsequently tested and found to contain Terbutaline. Terbutaline, a specified substance, is prohibited both In & Out of Competition in the WADA Prohibited List of Substances. On 16th July 2019, Mr. Shaw was charged with the commission of an Anti-Doping Rule Violation (ADRV) under the BCCI Anti-Doping Rules (ADR) Article 2.1 and provisionally.”Prithvi Shaw had told the BCCI that it was inadvertent, being caused by his ingestion of the over the counter cough syrup he had taken for his cough.“The BCCI is satisfied with Mr. Shaw’s explanation that he had taken Terbutaline inadvertently to treat a Respiratory Tract Infection and not as a performance-enhancing drug. Having considered all of the evidence and taken expert external advice, the BCCI has accepted Mr. Shaw’s explanation of the cause of his ADRV, and on that basis has agreed that a period of ineligibility of eight months should apply, together with the disqualification of certain results,” the statement added.The eight-month suspension will date back to the date of collecting the sample and hence will end by November.The other two cricketers suspended are Divya Gajraj (Rajasthan, ingested a prohibited substance for the treatment of an eye injury) and Akshay Dullarwar (Vidarbha, ingested a prohibited substance for the treatment of an infection) have both been suspended for six and eight months respectively. The duos suspensions will be lifted on 25 September and 9 November. Prithvi Shaw has been suspended for doping violation.Shaw has played two Tests for India. Shaw is ineligible for selection till November 15, 2019.
The State University of New Jersey announced Wednesday that mobile-only ticketing to sports events will start this fall with the football season.Rutgers said the new policy would enable contact-free entry into all venues and offer greater convenience and safety. The Big Ten Conference member said fans can access their ticket accounts through the Scarlet Knights’ app supported on Apple and Android devices.The policy would cover football tickets and parking passes, men’s basketball tickets, parking and hospitality, women’s basketball, men’s lacrosse tickets, and wrestling tickets. Rutgers also said fans will have the ability to transfer tickets electronically.The university will work with ticket holders at events should either their cell phone run out of power or they don’t have one. May 13, 2020 Associated Press The league was stopped with Porto leading Benfica by one point with 10 rounds to go.___The players at French rugby club Toulouse have offered to take a pay cut amid the coronavirus pandemic.The players at the 20-time French champions say they told club president Bernard Lemaitre they are willing to accept “a significant decrease” in earnings. They did not give any figures regarding the amount of the proposed decrease.Lemaitre praised his players for their “spontaneous and unanimous” offer amid challenging economic times. ___The Italian soccer league is hoping to resume competition on June 13.The date was agreed to during a video conference with all 20 Serie A clubs. It is subject to approval by the Italian government.Full team training will restart on May 18 after a revised medical protocol was approved. The clubs have already resumed training on an individual basis.There are 12 rounds remaining in Serie A along with four matches that were postponed from the 25th round. The Italian Cup is in the semifinal stage. The league has attracted some of the NBA’s best players in recent years, with the likes of Kobe Bryant, Kevin Durant, Paul George and James Harden all among those who have made appearances.“Drew League is a summer tradition that we look forward to, and while we share in the disappointment of our fans, the health and safety of our athletes and community is our top priority,” the league said Wednesday in announcing its decision.The league plans to resume in 2021.___The St. Paul Saints will hold a virtual home opener next week, with the independent minor league baseball club unable to start their defense of the American Association championship due to the virus-related restrictions in place. ___Beach volleyball teams will have an extra year to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics.The system will otherwise remain the same.Most teams qualify by earning points on the international tour. The deadline for Tokyo had been this June but now it will be June 13, 2021. Additional spots in the Olympic tournament will be decided at continental tournaments that will be held until June 27 of next year.The FIVB world tour is currently on hold because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Latest: LA’s Drew League cancels schedule The Saints have dubbed the event “Nopening Day,” which will begin on Tuesday night at CHS Field with curbside pickup of free T-shirts for fans and end with a fireworks display at the empty 7,000-seat ballpark. The Saints will then re-broadcast on their social media platforms the 2015 home opener that marked the first game at CHS Field in the Lowertown area of Minnesota’s capital city.The team’s usual off-the-wall in-game promotions will be staged from the homes of various staff members. Then on a serious note, video clips honoring front-line workers at Twin Cities hospitals will be aired.___USA BMX is restarting racing next month at its headquarters in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Elche was sixth in the 22-team second-division standings when the competition was suspended after 31 matches.___The Portuguese soccer league says it will delay its restart until June 4.The league was expected to resume at the end of May but will wait another week so there is time to “rigorously inspect stadiums and conduct medical tests on all professionals involved” in the matches.The league says it hopes to serve as an example of “good practices” for the rest of the Portuguese society during the coronavirus pandemic. The cycling organization said the first major event for the sport since early March will take place June 5-7 using protocols established under Oklahoma’s reopening guidelines. In addition to heightened sanitation practices, race organizers will allow for extra space between riders in the starting chutes and will ask participants to leave the finish-line area directly after races.___Albania’s soccer federation says league and other matches will resume in June but without fans in the stadiums, and the matches will follow a strict medical protocol.Play has been suspended since mid-March following the country’s total lockdown due to the coronavirus outbreak. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Drew League, a highlight of the summer basketball season in Los Angeles since 1973, has canceled its schedule for this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. ___Ferrari says it has developed a ventilator for hospitals dealing with the coronavirus pandemic.The Formula One team says it created a device that is easy to use and assemble in conjunction with the Italian Institute of Technology. Ferrari says it was designed in only five weeks and can be produced using easily available materials at a lower cost than normal ventilators.The ventilator has been designed to meet the typical demands of medium intensive care and the technical specifications are available as an open source project.___ Players from Spanish soccer club Elche have not practiced as a protest against reduced salaries.The players for the second-division club were supposed to practice at the team’s stadium but decided to keep training at home to show their discontentment with the team’s decision not to lift the furloughs that had been put in place because of the coronavirus pandemic.Players want to resume earning full salaries now that they are back to training.The players practiced normally on Tuesday. The club says it is negotiating with them.The club used government furloughs to reduce its labor costs during the pandemic. Players had their salaries and working hours reduced by 70%. The casino will operate at 33% capacity, staff and visitors will have their temperatures checked upon entry and must wear masks, and guests must show ID in case contact tracing is needed.Inside the casino, gamblers will be limited to every other slot machine, there will be no more than three players per blackjack table, craps will be limited to three players per side of each table, and live roulette won’t be open.Oaklawn’s racing season ended May 2 without spectators because of the coronavirus pandemic.___Rutgers is doing away with paper tickets to sports events in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The federation said Wednesday that 10 league matches and five Republic Cup matches will be staged from June 3 to July 29. The Albanian Cup final will be held Aug. 2.The federation says holding the matches will follow the strict sanitary protocol it earlier drafted in consultation with UEFA and FIFA.___Oaklawn plans to reopen its casino next to the racetrack in Hot Springs, Arkansas, on Monday.General manager Wayne Smith says state and health officials have given the go-ahead to do so with new health and hygiene protocols in place. He says it “further reinforces our motivation and our desire to meet the challenges of tomorrow.”The French league was canceled after the government called it off late last month. The semifinals of the Top 14 league will not be played.___More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Ange Bradley challenged the Syracuse penalty corner unit. During last Tuesday’s practice, the SU head coach spoke with Leonie Geyer and the rest of the group, instructing them not to settle for mediocrity.She pointed out the strengths and weaknesses of the unit, then pushed the players to improve and strive to maximize their potential. The Orange proceeded to earn 30 penalty corners in two games this past weekend. And on Sunday against Vermont, Geyer stepped up and buried three of her four goals on corners.‘They got out of their comfort zones, and they responded to my challenge,’ Bradley said. ‘(Geyer’s) hitting the ball really well.’Her four-goal outburst for the No. 5 Orange in a 12-0 romp of Vermont on Sunday matched the Syracuse record for scores in a game. The record is shared with Shannon Taylor, Joanne Lombard, Kristin Aronowicz and teammate Kelsey Millman. Millman, a junior forward, accomplished the feat just two days prior in an 11-1 win over Georgetown.Together, Geyer and Millman stepped up to lead the SU offense in impressive fashion, much to the delight of their coach.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textBoth players frustrated the opposing defense with an onslaught of shots, but they scored goals in different ways and from different areas of the field. Millman found open space in front of the net during SU scoring threats, while Geyer ripped outside shots on penalty corners.On Sunday, Geyer served as a decoy for one of the Orange’s previous corner attempts. But in the 53rd minute, it was her shot to take.Geyer lined up behind Martina Loncarica, squared her body to the net and lowered her stick as Kelsey Millman prepared to send the ball into play from the baseline. Millman fired a pass toward Loncarica, and Geyer sprung forward while drawing her stick backward.Loncarica stopped it, and Geyer smacked it into the bottom left corner past Vermont goalkeeper Stephanie Zygmunt. It was her third goal of the game and second off a penalty corner. Ten minutes later, the trio replicated the process for an equal result, with Geyer picking out the bottom right corner of the goal instead.‘I know where I’m going to hit the ball, and that’s what I’m trying to focus on,’ Geyer said. ‘ … Usually, I hit the bottom right, but I choose it before the ball gets to me, and then I’m just trying to execute it. Whether it’s left or right, it doesn’t matter.’While Geyer shined with her outside shot, Millman knocked her four goals home Friday by finding gaps in the middle of the UVM shooting circle.With just more than three minutes left in the first half, the Orange was threatening to score its seventh goal of the half. Geyer dribbled viciously through the top right side, penetrating the Hoyas’ shooting circle and drawing additional defenders from the left side. Millman dropped back behind the shifting defenders as Geyer wound up and launched a shot.The GU goalkeeper discarded the attempt, swatting the ball out toward Millman. In one smooth motion, she collected the deflection and flicked it into the bottom right corner of the net.‘I just think she’s doing great,’ Bradley said of Millman. ‘She’s finishing and she’s playing with a lot of confidence. We’re going to need that come next week (against No. 11 Boston College and No. 4 Connecticut).’With 14 goals this season, Millman is tied for 15th in the nation in goals per game and trails Heather Susek by only one goal for the team lead.Bradley said Millman is entirely capable of eclipsing the single-game scoring mark, and she would like to see that mark broken. Geyer and Susek are both candidates to put home five goals in a game and etch their names atop the SU single-game scoring list.‘I want to see their names on top of Shannon (Taylor’s),’ Bradley said. ‘I don’t care whose name, but I’d love to see somebody on this 2011 team rewrite that record.’firstname.lastname@example.org Facebook Twitter Google+ Comments Published on October 16, 2011 at 12:00 pm Contact Stephen: email@example.com | @Stephen_Bailey1
Ralf Cheung | Daily TrojanUSC student jazz musicians perform Tuesday in Alumni Park as part of Spectrum’s Jazz in the Park series, which brings free live music to students. The Jazz in the Park series is a weeklong event. Today, the series will feature the Concert Jazz Orchestra on the same stage.
Published on September 7, 2018 at 9:15 pm Contact Eric: firstname.lastname@example.org | @esblack34 Comments Six hundred and ninety-three days: That’s how long it’d been since Syracuse had won a regular season Atlantic Coast Conference game, a number and thought that head coach Ian McIntyre avoided this past week in practice.“That won’t help, will it?” He said on Wednesday of reminding his players of last year’s winless conference set. “That’d be a pretty stinky rallying call.”SU scheduled a two-game, west-coast road trip to begin its season that included nationally-ranked Portland to prepare itself for the challenges of an ACC schedule, wary of the struggles it’d endured last year. It emerged out of the trip with a win and a loss and defeated a relentless Hofstra team that almost matched every goal the Orange scored last Friday to up its record to 2-1.Syracuse had to just beat No. 12 Notre Dame and break its nearly two-year-long conference drought.But it wasn’t ready.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textAfter a first half where SU (2-2, 0-1 Atlantic Coast) controlled the ball for most of the 45 minutes and put more shots on goal than the Irish, the flip switched. Notre Dame (3-0-1, 1-0) was aggressive early and often, eventually scoring seven minutes into the second half. Seven minutes later, it added another. Syracuse’s offense finally came alive late in the half, but the lead proved insurmountable. The Irish escaped with a 3-2 victory, extending SU’s winless streak.“We created a lot of chances in the first half,” Jonathan Hagman said. “(Scoring first) is very important, especially when, like we were today, you’re the dominant team.”That dominance was put on display early in the first half when the Orange put a couple of balls around the net, earning applause from the crowd for its efforts. Even when Notre Dame earned possession, it was in its own half.One of the first opportunities came from UAB transfer Massimo Ferrin just over 11 minutes into the contest. After finding an open area near the top of the box his teammates found him for what looked like a good chance to score. But his righty kick sailed far over the goal, landing past the fence onto East Colvin Street.“First game of the season ACC, you’re excited, working to get those three points,” Ferrin said. “Everybody’s got some extra jump in the first game. Unfortunately, it didn’t go well for us tonight.”After a slick kick save by Orange goalie Hendrik Hilpert, the ball was deflected towards midfield. Hugo Delhommelle looped it forward, seemingly too far in front of Jonathan Hagman before the senior managed to bring it in and challenge the Irish with another good scoring opportunity. But it was stopped.After a couple of scares, SU took control again of the ball, nearly for the remainder of the half. Possession didn’t equate to scoring though, and the game was scoreless at the break.“We just didn’t convert, I had two or three chances,” Hagman said. “But you have to leave that behind.”In the second half, the ball control flipped. After an early attempt by Ryan Raposo was wide left and fell into the side of the net, the Irish took over. First, a questionable foul was called on Kamal Miller in front of the box, but the free kick was off target. Then another foul on Miller a minute later when he appeared to be pulled down. The second free kick was too high but got the Irish a corner kick.And Notre Dame converted.The Orange didn’t halt its aggressiveness, even earning its best chance of the night to that point when Raposo found Severin Soerlie for a header that missed just wide left. A failure by Syracuse to clear a free kick by the Irish gave Notre Dame a second chance, and with 31 minutes to go, it added its second goal.“The second half, they stopped trying to play and they went direct,” McIntyre said. “The problem is, when a team goes direct, if you give up a foul, now they march players down and put balls in the box.”But Syracuse still wasn’t done. SU was fouled in the penalty box nearly midway through the second half, giving Ferrin a chance to score his first goal in Orange. The transfer didn’t disappoint, cutting the Irish lead in half.With 15 minutes left, the Irish scored to take its second two-goal lead of the game. Syracuse appeared deflated initially but continued to fight. Norheim brought the crowd alive with his first goal of the season with just under seven minutes to go, and the deficit was back to one.But it was too little, too late. After an aggressive but scoreless first half, the Orange could never put together consecutive goals to even with the Irish. The winless conference drought increased to 694 days. Facebook Twitter Google+
There are two Tipperary schools in Senior Cup final action this afternoonCistercian College Roscrea will take on Belvedere College in the Leinster Schools Senior Cup final in the RDS Arena at 4 o’clock.The North Tipp school are looking to win the title for the first time. While in Thomond Park, Rockwell College are looking to win their 26th Senior Cup in the Munster Schools final at 2 o’clock when they take on Ardscoil Rís.The Tipp school are appearing in their sixth decider in seven years.
Prolific West Indies power batsman Chris Gayle is set to retire from One-Day international cricket following the 2019 World Cup.The 40-year-old Gayle has scored 9,727 ODI runs – second only to the legendary Brian Lara among West Indians – in 284 matches since his debut in 1999.However, he will continue to be available for T20s.Gayle has played 103 Tests for West Indies, but in recent years has focused on limited-overs matches, both internationally and in domestic Twenty20 competitions.
Sportito makes LatAm debut in Brazil October 30, 2019 Share StumbleUpon Gaurav Assomull: Livepools – Fantasy numbers a realistic goal in India December 11, 2019 The daily fantasy sports industry has had quite a year in 2016 with legal battles raging throughout the USA, many of which are far from over, and a number of operators stepping things up a gear in Europe. The big two of DraftKings and FanDuel entered Europe, despite the costly court battles Stateside, and smaller operatos such as Mondogoal and Oulala switched to focusing their efforts on B2B measures in the latter part of the year.Valery Bollier, OulalaWe spoke to Valery Bollier, co-founder and CEO of Oulala, about the year gone by for the company and the industry as a whole.SBC: Has DFS grown throughout 2016 as you projected as the beginning?Valery: 2016 saw DFS changing its status. It went from a relatively unknown product to becoming the next big thing.As a result, many iGaming operators came to us directly to learn more about its potential. It is not an easy feat to foresee how and when a new market will cross the chasm between the early adopters and the mass market, but a simple look backwards can easily show us that 2016 will be remembered as the year when the crossing got started.SBC: What made you opt to take Oulala down the focused B2B route?Valery: The business plan that we wrote almost four years ago was written with one goal; that Oulala would become the leading DFS network for European football.But because DFS was such a novelty in Europe, we had to prove the traction of the market and show that our product was the most innovative. Launching a B2C site was therefore almost an obligation for us. Oulala.com is now used as a showcase when we speak to possible B2B partners.SBC: What changes need to be made in terms of game formats, or features, to keep ‘small time’ players coming back and to protect new players from sharks?Valery: This is a very strategic question and the future winners of our sector will most probably be the ones that will answer it in the most efficient manner.Benjamin Carlotti, the Oulala co-founder, and I carefully studied this question for the past four years and the answer can be summed up in one word; capping.If you cap guaranteed prizes, the amount that a customer can put in a league and the amount of teams that one single individual can build in one league then you create an ecosystem in which sharks will not findthe space and liquidity that they require. By implementing a simple capping policy, you can ensure that statisticians will not win over fans. In doing so, you offer integrity to your customers and you will most likely gain their loyalty.SBC: Will 2017 be a year of consolidation for the industry or do you expect to see new operators emerging?Valery: The situation in the States and in Europe is radically different. Overseas there is no doubt that the merger of the two giants, Draftkings and Fanduel, will have a serious impact on small operators and we must ask ourselves if there will still be space for them and for new operators.On the other hand, the merger is good news for Europe as the new entity will have even more power and funds to raise awareness of our new sector. Many new DFS operators will most likely emerge in 2017. In an early phase of market development, competition is critically needed, therefore we welcome them.SBC: Oulala itself has had a successful year winning the Fantasy Product SBC Award among others…what can we expect in 2017?Valery: We are proud to have won this prestigious award, which is also the only prize in Europe rewarding a DFS game. This was the perfect ending for a very rich year for Oulala. For the incoming year, we will now focus our energy on signing and deploying strong B2B partnerships with iGaming operators.More than 50 of them have approached us in 2016 because they wished to know more about what DFS could offer, so there is no doubt that 2017 will be an Oulala year! Better Collective Spotlight: Moving into DFS through RotoGrinders deal June 14, 2019 Submit Share Related Articles
BGC: Charities win big as bookies take beating in Britannia Stakes June 19, 2020 Independent bookmaker JenningsBet has confirmed that it will re-launch its online betting property utilising FSB Tech platform provisions, as the legacy bookmaker emphasises accelerating its digital profile within a much changed UK betting landscape.JenningsBet confirms that it has selected FSB as its lead platform supplier moving to revamp its digital sportsbook property with reactive in-play odds, comprehensive pricing modules and expanded market inventories.Furthermore, JenningsBet’s digital teams will be bolstered with dedicated sportsbook CRM tools, in-depth customer reporting functions, enhanced player bonusing capabilities and promotional customisations.Updating the market, Greg Knight, Managing Director of JenningsBet, stated that a digital re-focus has been undertaken by the bookmaker, with a view to overcoming retail FOBTs £2 wagering reduction in-bound this April 2019.“After a tough 2018, retail betting is necessarily evolving, but the betting shop still has a key role to play for JenningsBet,” said Knight. “So, while we were keen to make this digital upgrade, finding the right partner who could join up our customers’ diverse needs across all channels was crucial.“FSB’s proven track record for delivering a flexible-yet-reliable platform with effortless speed across all sporting events set them apart. And their peerless in-play service allows our customers the chance to harness the best product on the UK’s sophisticated igaming landscape. With this state-of-the-art sportsbook, we aim to capitalise on the ramping demand for a mobile-first solution.”The JenningsBet agreement sees FSB Tech maintain its strong 2019 commercial momentum, having secured VIP bookmaker Fitzdares as new clients at the start of the year.Richard Thorp – FSB TechBacking JenningsBet as a new partner, Richard Thorp, FSB’s Business Development Director, said:“We’re delighted to join forces with JenningsBet, one of the most trusted and revered names in UK betting. Our platform is now setting the tone for online sports betting, driving the sector forward via innovative features for online, mobile and retail. After a rewarding trip to ICE, it’s great to hit the ground running with the first in a suite of new deals.” FSB selects Glenn Elliott as new COO August 12, 2020 Related Articles Share Mark Wilson: How FSB is meeting the recreational cricket punter’s demands August 20, 2020 Share Submit StumbleUpon
Share StumbleUpon Camelot secures six-month National Lottery operating extension June 22, 2020 STS completes takeover of Czech software provider Betsys July 7, 2020 Submit Share SAZKA faces scrutiny following appointment of Flint Global as National Lottery advisor August 20, 2020 Related Articles Novomatic AG has agreed to sell its 17% stake in Casinos Austria to Czech gambling conglomerate SAZKA Group.Issuing a short statement, Novomatic confirms that it has reached a binding agreement with SAZKA dependent on regulatory approvals.The transaction will see SAZKA increase its shareholding in Casinos Austria to 55% (formerly 38%), after securing majority investment rights in the leading DACH region land-based casino operator.Novomatic confirms that it will retain an 11% stake in Österreichische Lotterien, the operating firm of the ‘Austrian Lotteries’, in which it will retain its representation within the Casinos Austria subsidiary’s board.Harald Neumann, CEO of Novomatic AG, said: “The previous ownership structure has not led to any satisfactory development of Casinos Austria, and as the smallest major shareholder, we have decided to sell our shares in order to give Casinos Austria a clear and sustainable strategy so that the company can meet the long-term challenges of the national and international markets is prepared for global markets.”The transaction sees SAZKA group maintain its M&A momentum, having restructured its ownership frameworks this summer. Led by a new investment team, SAZKA increased its shareholding in Greek lottery operator OPAP to 40%, as the company eyes further European gambling investment opportunities.Robert Chvatal, CEO of SAZKA Group, added: “We are convinced that this is the best solution for the company. We want to secure CASAG stable positive development in a long-term partnership between its two largest shareholders.“We are committed to working together with ÖBAG and the CASAG team to ensure sustainable development for the benefit of our customers, employees and business partners. We are prepared to focus on CASAG’s core business and bring innovation to market. “