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IMCA Modifieds headline US 36 Memorial Weekend special

first_imgOSBORN, Mo. – IMCA Modifieds chase a $1,000 check and Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational bal­lot berth in their Memorial Weekend special at US 36 Raceway. Grandstand admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and military, $6 for kids ages 7-12 and free for six and under. Pit passes are $35. Pit gates at Osborn open at 5 p.m. and the grandstand opens at 6 p.m. Racing follows 7:30 p.m. hot laps. A minimum of $150 will be paid to start the Friday, May 24 Modified Madness main event. Karl Kustoms Northern SportMods are also on the card, running for $500 to win and $85 to start.center_img There is no entry fee and IMCA Speedway Motors Weekly Racing National, Jet Racing Central Region, E3 Spark Plugs Missouri State and track points will be awarded. More information about Modified Madness is available by calling 816 752-3645.last_img read more

Germany’s 1966 World Cup goalkeeper dies at 84

first_imgRelatedPosts Solskjaer criticises England over handling of youngster Greenwood UEFA Nations League: Sterling saves 10-man England against Iceland Eberechi Eze pulls out of England squad Former West Germany goalkeeper, Hans Tilkowski, who played in the 1966 World Cup final against winners England, has died at the age of 84, his family told German media on Monday. That final match featured one of the most controversial goals in football history. This was when Geoff Hurst’s shot bounced off the crossbar and landed on the goal line with Tilkowski beaten, before the ball was then headed clear. The goal, however, was awarded with the referee saying it had crossed the line, and put England, who eventually won 4-2, ahead in extra time. Tilkowski, who was a back-up goalkeeper at the 1962 World Cup in Chile, played club football between 1952 and 1970 for Westfalia Herne, Borussia Dortmund and Eintracht Frankfurt. “Very sad to receive a call earlier to let me know that Germany’s goalkeeper from 1966 World Cup, Hans Tilkowski, has died. “Terrific player for his club, Borussia Dortmund, and country and a very fine man, I very much enjoyed the time we spent together over the years,” Hurst said on Twitter.Tags: 1966 World CupEnglandHans TilkowskiWest Germanylast_img read more

GTT pushes Amazon Warriors to ‘do more’ with Signature Sponsorship

first_imgTHE Guyana Amazon Warriors, one of the most consistent teams of the Hero Caribbean Premier League (CPL), were yesterday given a boost in their bid to ‘do more’, with the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph (GTT) Company Limited being announced as the team’s Signature Sponsor.The announcement came with much fanfare and also the unveiling of the Guyana AmazonGTT’s CEO Justin Nedd (left) and Guyana Amazon Warriors representative Ashminie Jailall, after their symbolic signing yesterday. (Delano Williams photos)Warriors’ theme song, which was produced by Drew Thoven and performed by local sensation Calvin Burnett.Set to bowl off on August 4 in St Lucia the Zouks will take on the Trinbago Knight Riders. The Guyana National Stadium will host the Guyana Amazon Warriors versus Jamaica Tallawahs game on August 17, Trinbago Knight Riders two days later, followed by a clash against Barbados Tridents on August 22, and would wrap up their four-game home stand against the St Lucia Zouks.The Brian Lara Stadium in Trinidad and Tobago, will host the final this year from September 5-9.“GTT will be bringing the heat, the passion and positive vibes to cricket and the Guyana Amazon Warriors. We promise nothing short of excitement for CPL in Guyana 2017. GTT and the Guyana Amazon Warriors will blaze these stands and grass mound on match day in full party mode,” GTT’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Justin Nedd explained.At the VIP area at the national stadium, where media, representatives from GTT, Amazon Warriors players and the National Sports Commission gathered, Nedd Nedd asked Guyanese to “embrace what it means to be an Amazon Warrior. We want you to be strong, courageous and powerful. We want you to stand up for what you believe in and we want you to make a positive impact to your families and the community.”Nedd explained that indeed, his company had taken an hiatus from major sponsorships, more so from sports events, but pointed out that the sponsorship of the Guyana Amazon Warriors presents a perfect opportunity for them to re-enter the ‘sponsorship arena’.Assistant Operations Manager of the Guyana Amazon Warriors, John Ramsingh, said the Franchise is “really very appreciative and pleased to be partnering with the Guyana Telephone and Telegraph Company in doing more, as GTT Slogan says: ‘DO MORE’ for not only the cricket-loving people of Guyana but for the entire population of Guyana.“Together with GTT we plan to unveil a number of promotions and competitions where the people of Guyana will have a chance to participate and get the opportunity to win free tickets to the games or even win a GTT Special Prize. In the coming weeks leading up to the games you will be provided with all the details of these initiatives,” Ramsingh said.Meanwhile, Director of Sport Christopher Jones, in congratulating GTT for its partnership with the CPL through the sponsorship of the Amazon Warriors, was more enthused that the company chose cricket as its reintroduction into the arena of local sponsorship, and wished the team well ahead of the tournament.The Guyana Amazon Warriors had featured in every final of the CPL, with the exception of the 2015 edition where they finished third in the seven-team tournament.However, despite the team’s success, they’ve never hoisted the trophy which was won twice by the Jamaica Tallawahs (2013 and 2016) and once by the Trinbago Knight Riders (2015) and Barbados Tridents (2014).“Champion Teams are made of Champions and with the likes of Martin Guptill, Chris Lynn, Sohail Tanvir and the Man-of-the-Series in the recently concluded West Indies/Afghanistan ODI Series – Rashid Khan, together with all our local home grown players who are here today, we of the Guyana Amazon Warriors know that once we instil the passion, determination, will-power and self-belief in all our team members throughout the tournament, especially in the Final, we are confident that we will emerge as Champions,” Ramsingh said with enthusiasm.The Guyana Amazon Warriors 2017 team; Martin Guptill, Rayad Emrit, Sohail Tanveer, Chadwick Walton, Christopher Lynn, Rashid Khan, Jason Mohammed, Steven Taylor, Veerasammy Permaul, Roshon Primus, Gajanand Singh, Assad Fudadin, Steven Jacobs, Keon Joseph, Steven Katwaroo, Shimron Hetmyer and Muhammad Ali Khan.last_img read more

Kingad challenges Brazilian bet for ONE flyweight title

first_imgChinese strawweight wrestling champion Peng Xue Wen (0-1) will also fight Kun Khmer champion Phat Soda (0-1) of Cambodia in the preliminary fights.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio 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 Kingad is coming off a dominant showing against Muhammad Aiman of Malaysia last April to earn him a shot at the title.But it won’t be a walk in the park with Moraes (16-2) aiming to sustain his three-match winning streak and establish himself as the best flyweight in the promotion.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe flyweight bout will co-headline the Manila card, which already features a champion-versus-champion main event with ONE Lightweight Champion Eduard Folayang defending his throne against ONE Featherweight Champion Martin Nguyen.Filipinos are be aplenty in the card with as five more fighters are set to enter the cage in the November event. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kevin Belingon (16-5) seeks to display his amazing striking skills in trying to blemish the unscathed record of Kevin Chung (5-0) of USA.Gina Iniong (5-2) also returs to the cage as the six-time national wushu champion raises the flag for Team Lakay when she takes on Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol (0-1) of Indonesia.Fil-Australian Reece McLaren (9-5) is motivated to snap his two-match losing skid as he makes the move to the flyweight division where he takes on Anatpong Bunrad (5-3) of Thailand.Twenty-one-year-old Joshua Pacio (12-2) is hell-bent to bounce back from his submission loss last August as he shifts his focus on fellow Filipino strawweight Roy Doliguez (7-4).Also announced for the Manila card are the match between Alex Silva (5-1) of Brazil and Hayato Suzuki (17-0) of Japan, and a featherweight duel between Xie Chao (5-1) and Kelvin Ong (1-1) of Malaysia in the main card.ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Danny Kingad dominates Muhammad Aiman. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netDanny Kingad braces for the biggest break of his career as the rising star challenges ONE Flyweight Champion Adriano Moraes of Brazil at ONE: Legends of the World on November 10 at Mall of Asia Arena.The unbeaten Filipino flyweight stakes his immaculate 7-0 record as he seeks to add gold to Team Lakay’s collection in the co-main event of the evening.ADVERTISEMENT No. 1 spot, last playoff berth at stake in crucial NCAA stretch LATEST STORIES View comments Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more