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first_imgIn a scramble to escape from the COVID-19 pandemic, as many as 80 families in Lopa Kampong of Borong district, East Manggarai regency of East Nusa Tenggara province have been choosing to stay on their farms since early March.”Residents of Kampong Lopa in Gololeda village avoid meetings with homecoming residents who recently came back from other regions. They also avoid meetings with new people,” the Gololeda village chief, Martinus Jenama, told The Jakarta Post over the phone on Monday.He explained that residents started to move out of their houses and stay on their farms after village officials disseminated information about the transmission of and preventive measures against the COVID-19 coronavirus.Read also: Bappenas, UI modeling shows grim projection of COVID-19 spread in IndonesiaThe same thing has also been happening in Mbengan village, Kota Komba district of the same regency. The Mbengan village chief, Yohanes Tobi, told the Post that the residents had taken shelter on their farms in a bid to avoid being infected by the coronavirus.He added that some residents even stopped going to market to sell produce or buy basic needs because of concern over the pandemic. According to Tobi, the “paranoia” formed ever since mass media started to report virus-related fatalities every day.The deputy regent of East Manggarai, Jaghur Stefanus vowed to coordinate with local officials to provide more information on how to avoid contracting COVID-19. (trn)Topics :last_img read more

first_img Blind Arsenal fan shows off his football skillsTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 2:20FullscreenBlind Arsenal fan shows off his football skillshttps://metro.co.uk/video/blind-arsenal-fan-shows-football-skills-2011636/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Mikey went blind at seven after developing a rare eye condition called rod cone dystrophy.He lost his vision completely but it didn’t stop his natural ability with a football.Just a year later he was training with a specialist England coach, and he’s now being touted as a future star in B1 football for blind people.Mikey uploads footage of his incredible skills online, and they’re shared by some of his Arsenal heroes. Comment Got a story for Metro.co.uk? Get in touch with our news team by emailing us at webnews@metro.co.uk. For more stories like this, check our news page. Advertisement Advertisement What a moment it was for Mikey (Picture: @mikeypoulli) Dad films blind son living every moment of Arsenal’s wincenter_img Blind boy celebrates Arsenal’s winner at the EmiratesTo view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:22FullscreenBlind boy celebrates Arsenal’s winner at the Emirateshttps://metro.co.uk/video/blind-boy-celebrates-arsenals-winner-emirates-2011630/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.This the beautiful moment an eight-year-old boy lives every moment of Arsenal’s late goal against Aston Villa.Mikey Poulli is a huge Arsenal fan and his dad was on hand to film Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s crucial winner, making it 3-2 at the Emirates.The little Gooner shared the footage online to prove he might be blind but he doesn’t need ‘to see to believe’.Mikey also said thank you to Aubameyang on Twitter for the ‘amazing moment and feeling’ and the striker responded with a heart emoji.ADVERTISEMENTHis dad John said moments like that are why he keeps taking him to matches.AdvertisementAdvertisementHe told Metro.co.uk: ‘I love taking my son to games to see his reaction and how happy he is when Arsenal score and win. Joe RobertsMonday 23 Sep 2019 3:37 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link855Shares Mikey celebrates the moment thew goal went in (Picture: @mikeypoulli) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang celebrates his winner against Aston Villa (Picture: Michael Steele/Getty Images)‘He’s a diehard Gooner, and fully understands the game and passion.‘Being blind has never stopped him or us from doing anything. He never gives up, which is why he’s a talented footballer himself and trains with England.’He added: ‘It means the world to me for him to be happy, and taking him to Arsenal makes him so happy to hear the songs and fans roar when we score.‘He’s obsessed with it.’ Sign Up for News UpdatesGet your need-to-know latest news, feel-good stories, analysis and moreSign upNot convinced? Find out more »last_img read more

first_imgGabriel set for Arsenal medical on Thursday after Gunners agree £22.6m fee with Lille Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 19 Aug 2020 11:46 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link33.9kShares Comment Gabriel is set to join Arsenal (Photo by JOSE JORDAN/AFP via Getty Images)Arsenal hope to complete a deal for Lille defender Gabriel in the next 24 hours with the Brazilian set to undergo a medical with the club on Thursday.Lille accepted offers from Arsenal and Napoli but the 22-year-old has decided to join the Gunners.Mikel Arteta identified his side’s defence as a major weakness when he arrived last December and his tactics in the second half of the campaign where designed to cover-up the Gunners’ deficienccies at the back.However, the Spaniard wants to play a more expansive brand of football next term and he believes that Gabriel – along with William Saliba – will allow him to play a higher line. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTAccording to widespread reports, Gabriel will arrive in London tomorrow to undergo his medical and he’s set to sign a five-year deal with the club. Gabriel had a host of clubs to choose from (Photo by Aude Alcover/Icon Sport via Getty Images)The Brazilian’s arrival is a major coup for Arsenal and Arteta, particularly given the level of interest in the defender.Napoli pushed relentlessly for his signature, while Manchester United entered the race in recent days but to no avail. More: FootballRio Ferdinand urges Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to drop Manchester United starChelsea defender Fikayo Tomori reveals why he made U-turn over transfer deadline day moveMikel Arteta rates Thomas Partey’s chances of making his Arsenal debut vs Man CityGabriel is set to become Arsenal’s second signing of the summer following the arrival of Willian on a free transfer from Chelsea.Arteta hopes to add Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey and he’s also keen on signing a full-back.However, it’s likely after Gabriel’s arrival that the club will sanction a number of departures to balance the books.Mesut Ozil, Matteo Guendouzi, Calum Chambers, Sokratis, Rob Holding and Ainsley Maitland-Niles are all available for transfer. MORE: Arsene Wenger reveals major regret over Serge Gnabry’s Arsenal career Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more

first_img Promoted ContentThe New Lara Croft Will Really Surprise You7 Universities Where Getting An Education Costs A Hefty PennyWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooWhat Happens To Your Brain When You Play Too Much Video Games?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About HurricanesBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For Them8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its GrowthBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?A Hurricane Can Be As Powerful As 10 Atomic Bombs Of the four goals the Nigerian has scored in the aforementioned competitions, Mata has had a hand in two. The first was Ighalo’s maiden goal in the 5-0 bashing of Club Brugge in the Europa League Round of 32-second leg, while the second came in United’s 3-0 FA Cup fifth-round win at Derby County. This led to Ighalo declaring his fondness for the Spaniard on social media. “Find you a Boss that loves you the way Juan Mata loves me,” Ighalo posted on Twitter a day before Manchester United took on LASK in the Europa League Round of 16. Odion Ighalo’s arrival on loan from Shanghai Shenhua has seen him hit the ground running which has aided Manchester United’s progress in the Europa League and FA Cup, thanks partly to his growing bond with Juan Mata.center_img Loading… Though it was Bruno Fernandes that assisted Ighalo this time, Mata went on Twitter to respond back to Ighalo’s earlier tweet. “Find someone that loves you the way Odion Ighalo loves me,” Mata tweeted after the game. Also speaking to MUTV after the match, Mata was happy with Ighalo and Fernandes’ presence in the team. “It’s great to have Bruno in the team, and also Odion who is scoring in almost every single game that he plays,” the former Chelsea playmaker said. “They’re great guys, and we’re very happy now with them in the team.” Manchester United were supposed to tackle Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League before hosting LASK in the Europa League return leg at Old Trafford next week. Read Also:Juan Mata insists Fernandes, Ighalo have the magic to take Man Utd to Europe Both fixtures have, however, been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

first_imgBOONE, Iowa (Aug. 27) – The winner of the next Deery Brothers Summer Series event will also be the first champion crowned at the 2013 IMCA Speedway Motors Super Nationals fueled by Casey’s. The IMCA Late Model tour headlines the opening night program at Boone Speedway on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. The feature pays $3,000 to win, plus a bonus of $30 for each of as many as 50 sanctioned starts made during the weekly point season, and a minimum of $300 to start.All regular tour procedures will be followed at Super Nationals: Twenty-four cars will start the fea­ture and take the initial green flag two-wide.Qualifying races are also on the Monday ticket for Hobby Stocks and Northern SportMods. Pit gates open and registration begins at 10 a.m., hot laps for those divisions are at 2 p.m. and the first heat race is at 3 p.m.Deery drivers will hot lap at approximately 6 p.m. The Late Model main event starts at approximately 10 p.m.Grandstand admission is $20 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6-12 and free for five and under. Pit passes are $25.Thirty-nine previous series events have been held at Boone, the first in conjunction with Super Nationals in 1988.Gary Webb of Blue Grass is a four-time Super Nationals champion (1990, 1993, 1994 and 1996). Four drivers have each earned Super Nationals titles along with a pair of Deery victories: Jeff Ai­key of Cedar Falls (1995 and 2004), Darrel DeFrance of Marshalltown (1992 and 2005), Todd Cooney of Des Moines (2006 and 2008) and Ray Guss Jr. of Milan, Ill. (2009 and 2010).Super Nationals is the 13th of 17 dates on the 2013 Deery schedule.The 27th annual tour concludes with dates Sept. 13 and 14 at Farley Speedway during the Yan­kee Dirt Track Classic, Sept. 20 at Independence Motor Speedway and Sept. 21 at Davenport Speedway.Deery Brothers Summer Series top 20 point standings – 1. Brian Harris, Davenport, Iowa, 588; 2. Justin Kay, Wheatland, Iowa, 559; 3. Andy Eckrich, Oxford, Iowa, 546; 4. Jeff Aikey, Ce­dar Falls, Iowa, 517; 5. Joel Callahan, Dubuque, Iowa, 499; 6. Ray Guss Jr., Milan, Ill., 470; 7. Nate Beuseling, Silvis, Ill., 464; 8. Darrel DeFrance, Marshalltown, Iowa, 460; 9. Denny Eckrich, Tiffin, Iowa, 432; 10. Dan Shelliam, Hazel Green, Wis., 425; 11. Rob Moss, Iowa City, Iowa, 389; 12. Colby Springsteen, Wapello, Iowa, 368; 13. Jeremiah Hurst, Dubuque, Iowa, 349; 14. Jason Utter, Columbus Junction, Iowa, and Tyler Bruening, Decorah, Iowa, both 310; 16. Spencer Diercks, Davenport, Iowa, 297; 17. Nick Marolf, Moscow, Iowa, 288; 18. Ron Klein, Sherrill, Iowa, 237; 19. Ron Boyse, Kalona, Iowa, 229; 20. Tom Goble, Burlington, Iowa, 225.last_img read more

first_imgPit gates open at 4 p.m. The grandstands open at 6 p.m. with hot laps at 7:30 p.m. and racing at 8 p.m. Tickets for the event are $15 for general admission, $12 for senior and military and children 12 and younger are free. OSBORN, Mo. – The weekly racing championship chase continues this Friday, July 10 at U.S. 36 Raceway. IMCA Modifieds, IMCA RaceSaver Sprint Cars, IMCA Sunoco Stock Cars and Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods all on the race night program. For this Friday, U.S. 36 Raceway has improved the payout for the Sprint Cars. The winner earns $600, second $500 and third $400, down to a minimum of $150 to start. center_img On Friday, July 24, Osborn hosts the fourth annual Joe Crist Memorial Stock Car Shootout. The IMCA Stock Cars are racing for $1,262 to win and $125 to start. Other bonuses up for grabs are $62 for a heat race win, $162 for the longest haul, $62 for drawing the 62 chip and a $62 hard luck award.last_img read more

first_imgRelatedPosts COVID-19: NCAA to revoke erring airlines licence over non-compliance FRSC to Schools: We’ll arrest, prosecute drivers who flout COVID-19 rules Sanwo-Olu: We’re committed to fulfilling promises to Lagosians Title-chasing Barcelona were held to a 0-0 draw at Sevilla in an empty stadium on Friday as they dropped points in La Liga for the first time since the season re-started after the hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic.The Catalans are top of the standings on 65 points from 30 games but second-placed Real Madrid, with 62, can go above their rivals if they beat Real Sociedad away on Sunday due to their superior head-to-head record. Sevilla are third on 52.Barca’s Lionel Messi went into the match on 699 career goals but failed to get his 700th for club and country, coming closest with a first-half free kick, which was headed off the line.Sergio Reguilon had a glorious chance to snatch a winner in added time when the ball fell into his path from close range, but he hit it into the ground and Barca keeper Marc-Andre Ter Stegen made a comfortable save for the reigning champions.Barca striker Luis Suarez made his first start since returning from knee surgery in an attacking trio alongside Messi and Martin Braithwaite as Antoine Griezmann dropped to the bench and the Catalans freely moved the ball around in the first half.Messi had two free-kick attempts while ex-Sevilla midfielder Ivan Rakitic narrowly missed the target from inside the area. There was tension just before halftime when Messi pushed Sevilla’s Diego Carlos to the ground after he had fouled Suarez and while the Argentine escaped without a booking for the incident, after which Sergio Busquets was shown a yellow card.Sevilla re-grouped after the break and had the better chances, with Lucas Ocampos smashing a shot against Ter Stegen, who also thwarted former Barca forward Munir El Haddadi.Suarez had the visitors’ best chance after the interval but failed to keep his stinging shot under the bar while Ter Stegen came up to contest a corner in added time, underlining Barca’s desperation to win the game and boost their title chances.Tags: BarcelonaCOVID-19La LigaLionel MessiReal MadridSEVILLAlast_img read more

first_imgTipp FM will have full live coverage of the Munster Final in association with Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, Nenagh. The Premier set up the much anticipated encounter with the Deise following their trouncing of Limerick in the semi final at the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday – with Tipp running out 4-23 to 1-16 winners.A decision on the July 12th venue is due to be officially unveiled following tonight’s meeting of the Munster Competitions Control Committee.However speaking to Tipp Fm’s Stephen Gleeson, County Board Chairman Michael Bourke confirmed that the match would be played on home territory.last_img read more

first_imgShare UK gambling adopts toughest online advertising code to protect underage audiences August 27, 2020 Eaton Gate Gaming, the parent company of Kwiff, has come under fire from the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA), after an advert for the gambling operator was adjudged to have encouraged irresponsible gambling.The ad in question began with the text “PLAYERS OF THE SEASON,” before going on to portray a number of customers discussing their experiences whilst using kwiff.One complainant challenged “whether the ad portrayed, condoned or encouraged gambling behaviour that was socially irresponsible or could lead to financial, social or emotional harm”.Responding, Eaton Gate Gaming  said “the ad was intended to show how real customers felt and experienced the app, and it did not present gambling in any way that could be considered irresponsible”.They also stated that of all the responses they received, none of which were from women, were selected from an accurate representation of their typical customer base, with half of the selected customers above the age 47, and the other half aged between 25 and 28 years old.Before going on to state that “the selected customers were first asked questions about themselves, and then questions about their experience in using the app, and their response to those questions were filmed,” with Kwiff insistent that customers had not been coached and the testimonials were not scripted.Upholding the complaint, the ASA noted that “each of the customers featured in the ad were men and that some appeared to be in their late 20s or early 30s. We understood that younger men (aged 18–34) were at heightened risk of irresponsible gambling behaviour, and we considered that ads which appealed to that audience … needed to take particular care in their messaging”.Adding “We considered that the overall impression of the ad condoned and encouraged betting in ways that could be financially, socially and emotionally harmful, by associating it with problem gambling, and we concluded that the ad was irresponsible”.The ad must not appear again in the form, with Kwiff told to ensure in future that they did not condone or encourage betting in ways that could be financially, socially or emotionally harmful.The ASA also sanctioned William Hill Vegas, which saw an advert appear within the app New MarioKart 8 Trick, accompanied by the text “William Hill Vegas … All Online Vegas Games 200% Up To £200 Bonus William Hill Vegas” and an install button.One complainant challenged “whether the ad was appropriately targeted as it was seen while using an app ‘New MarioKart 8 Trick’ which they believed was aimed at children”.Responding, the firm first pointed to its usage of the Universal App Campaign product from Google, which results in Google automatically serving the ad across its portfolio of inventory – which were limited to serve only individuals who specified their ages as 18+.Furthemore, WHG International, trading as William Hill Vegas, stated it couldn’t affect sharing of devices between adults and children, and that last year Nintendo Switch reported 86 per cent of its players were adults, and that Mario Kart was one of its most popular titles.Considering its judgement, the ASA highlights the PEGI rating of three for New MarioKart 8 Trick, in addition to stating William Hill Vegas should’ve used some additional interest based factors to reduce the likelihood of under-18s seeing the ad.Concluding that the ad had been inappropriately targeted, the ASA states that it “must not be used again without further, specific targeting to minimise the likelihood of under-18s being exposed to it.“We told William Hill Vegas to ensure that their ads were appropriately targeted in future.”A similar complaint was also levelled at Greentube Alderney Ltd, trading as Bell Fruit Casino, with one individual complaining that an advert for its gambling app was seen by their seven year old son in the Dude Perfect 2 app.Greentube Alderney also pointed its usage of the Google network and the Universal App Campaign product, whilst also stating that following their own internal investigation “they believed that they had taken all steps to ensure that their ads were strictly served to users over the age of 18”.Considering the evidence, the ASA published a lengthy assessment, and upheld the complaint, ruling that the ad must not be used again without further, specific targeting to minimise the likelihood of under-18s being exposed to it, whilst Greentube Alderney were reminded to ensure that their future ads were appropriately targeted. ASA monitoring sweep marks gambling as the worst underage advertising offender August 26, 2020 StumbleUpon Submit Share XLMedia feels strain of Google deranking July 23, 2020 Related Articleslast_img read more

first_imgThe Ghana Football Association have revealed to Citi Sports that there has been no contact made with the family of Arsenal prospect Eddie Nketiah.Social media went into a frenzy when the GFA’s official twitter handle congratulated the youngster for winning the FA Cup with Arsenal.Arsenal came from behind to defeat Chelsea 2 – 1 to win their 14th FA Cup at Wembley.The move by the FA was interpreted as an attempt to lure the British born Nketiah who has Ghanaian parents to play for Ghana.Clarifying the matter, Communications Director for the GFA Henry Asante Twum says the tweet was merely meant to bring awareness from which a future relationship can be built.“It is not far-fetched to strategically congratulate him to let him know that eyes are watching.“Contacting his family has not come up yet.“When the process begins the media will be updated.“That move cannot be made without the input of technical handlers.“Where we sit nothing of the sort has come to our table.” he disclosed to Citi Sports.The 21 year old has already represented England at the U – 21 level but is yet to feature for the senior national side making him eligible to switch and represent Ghana if he so wishes.last_img read more