Waiting for King or Queen:  Bolt intensifies child Care Practice

first_imgEight-time Olympic Gold Medallist Usain Bolt is intensifying baby care practice ahead of expected arrival of his first child with partner Kasi Bennett. The Jamaican had earlier this year informed his over 9.3m followers on Instagram that a baby is on the way describing the expected bundle of joy as “King or Queen”. But the 38 year old who retired from athletics in 2017 did not stop at announcement as he has continued to practice all that a good daddy needs to know and do for a new born baby. An apparently very happy Bolt uploaded a video of himself pulling a baby pram and dancing along. That was also followed by lifting of an adorable doll which he placed carefully in the pram after telling it some sweets words. He caption the post: Practice becomes perfect @kasi.b The die-hard Manchester United fan it will be recalled showed interest in switching over to football after retirement from athletics, and played for about 8 months for Australian A-League side Central Coast Mariners before finally quitting the game.Advertisement Promoted ContentBirds Enjoy Living In A Gallery Space Created For ThemTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeWhich Country Is The Most Romantic In The World?13 kids at weddings who just don’t give a hootHere Are The Top 10 Tiniest Mobile Phones On The Planet!7 Things That Actually Ruin Your Phone10 Phones That Can Easily Fit In The Smallest PocketWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?18 Beautiful Cities That Are Tourist Magnets10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually True Loading… center_img Read AlsoUsain Bolt shuns bikini-clad models in Melbourne yacht party Bolt is however not the only one in celebration mood as his partner Bennett is equally elated as they await the arrival of the baby, describing the pregnancy as the couple’s “biggest blessing” and “greatest celebration”. It is safe to say that the awaited baby will thus be the opener as Bolt had in 2016 told People Magazine that he would love to have three kids. Expectant couple Usain Bolt and Kasi Bennett during one of their outings “I’ve always said I want three kids. The other day I hung out with my buddy who has three kids and it was crazy. “I was like, ‘Hmmmm do I really want 3 kids?’ But yes, yes I do. I’m sure of it,” he had said then in the interview. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 last_img read more

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Jupiter Police Still Searching for Teen Suspected of Fleeing a Traffic Stop

first_imgJupiter police are searching every vehicle leaving Jupiter Island along North Beach Road in attempt to locate a suspect, 18-year-old Ivann Powell, involved in a car chase Sunday morning.At approximately 10 a.m., Jupiter police attempted to make a traffic stop on a suspected intoxicated/wreckless driver.The vehicle came to a stop and an officer made contact with the driver, who didn’t want to give up his license or insurance information.When the officer turned around, the vehicle sped off.At one point, he let a 17 year-old female passenger out of the car.Police chased him and claim he attempted to ram a Tequesta Police officer’s vehicle.Then the car crashed and Powell fled on foot.Police are still trying to find him.There were no reported injuries, according to police. The only charges currently against Powell are traffic-related.last_img read more

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MLAX : Daddio still searching for consistent success at the faceoff X in frustrating season

first_img Published on March 22, 2012 at 12:00 pm Contact Chris: [email protected] | @chris_iseman Facebook Twitter Google+ Chris Daddio receives a clear-cut, on-the-spot evaluation of how he’s performing in every game. If he’s playing well, he stays in. If he’s not, he’s going to be doing a lot of standing on the sideline.With every faceoff Daddio takes, he knows he has the chance to earn more opportunities at the X. Lately, that number hasn’t been nearly where he’d like it to be.‘In faceoffs, if you keep winning or you’re doing well, there’s no reason for the coach to take you out,’ Daddio said. ‘But if they do take you out, then obviously you’re thinking that you did something wrong.’It’s been a frustrating season for Daddio, Syracuse’s primary faceoff specialist, as the sophomore’s year has been marred by inconsistency. Daddio always takes the game’s opening faceoff, and from there, the number of draws he wins determines how much time he sees on the field. The Orange’s opponents, though, have had an easy year at the X.Syracuse ranked 45th out of 61 teams in faceoff winning percentage at only 45.6 percent through March 18. Daddio is 42nd in the nation in percentage of faceoff wins, winning 49.4 percent of the time during that span. Possessions for Syracuse are key, and too often, it has had to force plays rather than allow them to unfold because SU’s possessions are so limited.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textIt’s been a constant struggle, and it’s one the No. 8 Orange (4-2, 2-0 Big East) will continue to focus on when it takes on No. 15 Villanova (4-3, 0-0) in the Carrier Dome at 2 p.m on Sunday. The Wildcats’ faceoff specialist Thomas Croonquist has won 59.1 percent of his faceoffs this season, a major part of Villanova’s success so far.And SU’s second faceoff specialist, Ricky Buhr, knows it.‘They’re going to be a team that’s going to be stalling the ball a lot,’ Buhr said. ‘They’ve stalled the ball a lot this year, just like they did last year. Last year, we felt faceoffs were weak against them.’Syracuse won only 5-of-13 faceoffs, and in a sloppy affair for both sides, the Orange barely squeaked by the Wildcats with a 5-4 win. Buhr said he wants to see a high-scoring game this year, something the Orange’s run-and-gun offense can accomplish if it the team wins enough faceoffs.It starts with Daddio, who has endured a rough start to the season for the Orange.Especially considering that coming into the season, he expected better of himself. And now, he’s left trying to correct mistakes he knows shouldn’t be happening. As a result, Syracuse’s offense is struggling due to a limited number of scoring chances.‘The more the offense gets the ball from the faceoff guys, the more they feel comfortable with the ball on offense,’ Daddio said. ‘If they just get the ball once in a while, they’re going to be frantic, running around or because they don’t have the ball that often and they need to score.’Daddio’s been at both extremes at the X this season. He’s been dominant at times, and completely overwhelmed at others.In Syracuse’s 10-9 win over Army on Feb. 26, the Orange won 16-of-22 faceoffs. Daddio took every single one in his best performance of the year.After that game, head coach John Desko spoke glowingly of his faceoff specialists, especially Daddio. At that point, it seemed faceoffs weren’t going to be the enigma many expected.‘Everybody talked about our faceoffs coming into the year,’ Desko said, ‘but the guys we used last year were freshmen for the most part and they’ve been getting better through practice and their experiences.’But that success was short-lived.Daddio and the Orange were at the other end of the extreme in its 14-10 loss to Virginia earlier this month. In a debilitating performance, Daddio won only 4-of-15 draws, and as a team SU won a paltry sum of 8-of-28 faceoffs.That loss to the No. 1 Cavaliers still stings for Daddio. On national television, in arguably the biggest game this season, Daddio failed to show up at the X.‘That game I definitely got the most frustrated I’ve been all year,’ Daddio said, ‘especially because it was such a big game for us. It meant so much, and the first time playing on ESPN, I was pretty nervous.’Villanova is a strong team and will employ a slow tempo if it’s winning possessions. If the Wildcats win consistently at the X, Daddio knows it’ll be nearly identical to last season’s game.Said Daddio: ‘If they do that the whole game, they’re going to keep it a lot closer than it should be.’[email protected]center_img Commentslast_img read more

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Sports Minister Pledges Massive Tapping of Talents from the Grassroots

first_imgThe Minister who was in Ilorin to flag off of the 5th National Youths Games at the University of Ilorin Sports Ground where over 5,000 sports men and women are participating in the competition, expressed the hope that budding talents that would represent the nation in international championship would be discovered during the two-week fiesta.He used the occasion to laud state government for its support to ensure successful hosting of the games.Dare acknowledged and appreciated the state government for its supports on National Youths Games over the years and solicited for more.His words, “Federal Government is committed to bring back resurgence of various sporting activities and culture of sports to discover young athletes who would go on to represent the state and country at the national and international levels”.While affirming that Kwara State is one of the sports loving state in Nigeria, the Minister hinted that the state would soon host one of its international competition.Responding, the state’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Alabi restated government’s commitment to develop grassroots sports for discovery of more talents.Mr Alabi who recalled his playing days in the 1970s as a footballer and handballer representing Kwara State identified sports as unifying factors among Nigerians.He noted that the state government has been supporting the National Youth Games and would continue to do so to make sure hidden talents are uncovered among the youths in the state and country at large.He called on the three tiers of government to use sports to positively engage youth and reduce poverty.Mr Alabi noted that the state had produced stars in the past especially in Table Tennis, Badminton and in Athletics pledged that the present administration would give attention to sports to maximise it advantages.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegram Sunday Dare Hammed Shittu in IlorinMinister of Sports and Youths Development, Mr. Sunday Dare has reiterated the commitment of the federal government to embark on massive tapping of talented sports men and women that would be representing the country in global competitions in future.Dare who spoke in Ilorin, Kwara State during a courtesy call on the state’s Deputy Governor, Mr. Lekan Alabi at Government House said that the present administration would work harder to ensure such feat so as to move the nation’s sports development forward.last_img read more

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David Stern’s impact remembered before Thursday’s Clippers-Pistons game

first_img What the Clippers are saying the day after Luka Doncic’s game-winner tied series, 2-2 EARLY ALL-STAR RETURNSClippers forwards Kawhi Leonard and Paul George are third and fourth, respectively, in fan voting for Western Conference frontcourt players, the NBA announced Thursday.Leonard, a three-time All-Star who is averaging 25.6 points per game and career highs in both assists (7.6) and rebounds (5.2), has garnered 740,657 votes.George, an All-Star six times previously, has received 280,894 votes. He’s averaging 23.6 points, 6.2 rebounds and 3.8 assists per contest.Related Articles There was another way that Stern affected the course of Rivers’ career, the coach said, chuckling heartily as he responded to a question about Blake Griffin’s contribution to the positive momentum of the Clippers’ franchise almost two years after they traded him to Detroit.“Blake and DJ (DeAndre Jordan) really are the two – and David Stern,” Rivers said. “I just thought about that.”Rivers was alluding to Stern’s 2011 veto of the Lakers’ three-team trade proposition to acquire Chris Paul from the then-New Orleans Hornets. At the time, Stern occupied the temporary role as governor of the Hornets (the NBA temporarily was running the team).Paul then was traded to the Clippers, for whom he proved a key piece on six consecutive playoff teams. Newsroom GuidelinesNews TipsContact UsReport an Error Clippers’ Paul George: ‘If I make shots, this series could be a little different’ Clippers hope they can play to their capabilities, quell Mavericks’ momentum LOS ANGELES — David Stern remained in the thoughts of those who showed up to work at Staples Center on Thursday, a day after the world learned of the death of the former NBA commissioner.The man who helped expand the league, including influencing the direction of both the Clippers and Lakers franchises, died Wednesday, three weeks after he was hospitalized with a brain hemorrhage. He was 77.“To be drafted into the NBA, and play in the NBA, it’s always (a dream) to shake the commissioner’s hand,” said Clippers forward Patrick Patterson, who was among those who had that opportunity when he was drafted 14th overall in 2010 by the Houston Rockets. “He did a lot for basketball, for getting it out there to the public across the world and help bring everyone together.”Detroit Pistons coach Dwane Casey was focused on the strides the league made during Stern’s tenure, between Feb. 1, 1984 and Feb. 1, 2014: “The No. 1 thing with David was the fact that he did more for race relations, diversity for women, than any commissioner in sports, and he did it with his actions. As far as opportunities in this league for coaches and players, front office people, he made it known that that’s what he wanted was the diversity aspect of it and he made it happen.” Game 4 photos: Luka Doncic, Mavs shock Clippers in overtime For Lakers’ LeBron James, Jacob Blake’s shooting is bigger issue than a big Game 4 victory The Lakers’ LeBron James (1,020,851 votes) and Anthony Davis (955,246) are the leading Western Conference frontcourt vote-getters. The Dallas Mavericks’ Luka Doncic (1,073,957) and the Milwaukee Bucks’ Giannis Antetokounmpo (1,073,358) lead the NBA and their respective conferences.Fans account for 50 percent of the vote to determine the 10 starters for the NBA All-Star Game, which will be held at the United Center in Chicago on Sunday, Feb. 16. All current NBA players and a media panel both account for 25 percent of the vote. Clippers coach Doc Rivers also credited Stern for changing the trajectory of the NBA in profound ways.“He was the sheriff, as I’ve said earlier with love,” Rivers said. “People don’t remember this league when he came in, this was a tough league, this was a drug-infested, image-problem league, and David Stern came in and cleaned it up and kept it going. He’s the most influential person to ever be involved in this league other than players – and he’s in the top 10 if you include players.”Rivers also recalled Stern being hands-on in ways that he didn’t expect.“David Stern was my first call when I was fired as a coach,” said Rivers, who was let go by the Orlando Magic after a 1-10 start in 2003. “I actually had never been fired, so you know I get home and David Stern’s on the phone and I’m thinking, ‘Wow this is a cool thing. When you get fired the commissioner calls!’ But what he was calling me to tell me was that tomorrow ABC was going to offer me the job and I better take it.”Rivers did, working with Al Michaels as a TV broadcaster for one season before returning to coaching with the Boston Celtics.last_img read more

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