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Catriona Jennings places highly in Dublin Marathon

first_imgOver 19,500 people took part in this today’s Dublin Marathon, with many clad in fancy dress in the spirit of Halloween.Catriona Jennings has done Donegal proud once again after placing very highly in the marathon, and coming second in a national category!In the Women’s National Championship category, Letterkenny native Catriona came second, just behind Laura Graham and before Pauline Curley. Catriona is also on the SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon’s Elite Athlete List.A highly esteemed long distance runner, Catriona represented Ireland in the 2012 London Olympics. This year, her sister Sinead represented Ireland in the Rio Olympics for rowing.Catriona Jennings places highly in Dublin Marathon was last modified: October 30th, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare 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

Transfer gossip: Mirror say Sterling has been offered to Arsenal

first_img Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebook Raheem Sterling has been offered to Arsenal in a cash-plus-player offer for Alexis Sanchez, the Daily Mirror claim.The Harlesden-raised forward is said to be part of a package put together by Manchester City to tempt the Gunners to sell one of their prized assets.Arsenal have long insisted Sanchez is not for sale, despite being in the last year of his contract, but the Mirror says there has been “direct contact” with City.However, the report adds the FA Cup holders will be reluctant to sell.England international Sterling, 22, has scored twice for City already this season.Sterling has been offered to Arsenal, the Mirror sayThe Mirror also say Chelsea are trying to rush through a £40m deal for Arsenal’s Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain to fend off Liverpool.The Mirror say Chelsea want to move quickly because “they fear Liverpool in the background.”Meanwhile, the Daily Express declare that Chelsea are closing in on a “£75m double early transfer deadline day swoop”, paying £35m for Oxlade-Chamberlain and £40m for Leicester midfielder Danny Drinkwater.last_img read more

Peers to honour Madonsela

first_img17 July 2015The General Council of the Bar of South Africa will bestow the Sydney and Felicia Kentridge Award on Thuli Madonsela, the public protector, at its annual general meeting in Cape Town on 18 July 2015.The tribute is given to people or institutions that have made an outstanding contribution to law in southern Africa worthy of public recognition.“I am deeply honoured by the award‚” Madonsela said.“The greatest value in these awards is the recognition and affirmation of the public protector as an institution,” the advocate said. “They also inspire interest in the institution as an important avenue for access to justice in the area of administrative law and public accountability as an essential for strengthening constitutional democracy.”The awardThe award is named after Sydney Kentridge‚ who was the counsel for the defence in major South Africa political trials‚ and his late wife‚ Felicia‚ who was also a human rights advocate.Lady Kentridge‚ who died last month‚ was a co-founder of the Legal Resources Centre.Previous recipients of the award include late chief justices Arthur Chaskalson and Pius Langa; Deputy Chief Justice Dikgang Moseneke; Justice Yvonne Mokgoro; senior counsel George Bizos; and human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa from Zimbabwe.Office of the Public ProtectorMadonsela has been the public protector since October 2009 following a unanimous vote in parliament. She is the first woman to hold the position.“Since Advocate Madonsela took office, the Public Protector as a constitutional institution has tackled tough questions and has received unprecedented national and international recognition,” reads her profile on the Office’s website, “which has included her being recognised by Time magazine as one of the world’s most influential people in 2014.”The main job of her office is to investigate abuses of power and maladministration of state affairs, mediate administrative disputes, and advise on possible solutions through recommendations and reports.SAinfo reporterlast_img read more

You might be a Caching Connoisseur if…

first_imgActionPoint value Drop off trackable1 Log a Found it on any geocache5 Log a Found it on a geocache with 10 or more Favorite points15 Attend any event5center_img SharePrint RelatedYou might be a Caching Connoisseur if…September 25, 2018In “News”You might be a geocacher if…August 28, 2018In “News”You might be a Social Butterfly if…October 22, 2018In “News” Introducing the next challenge in our four month series “You might be a geocacher if…” From October 1 at noon UTC through October 29 at noon UTC, use the Friend League to individually earn points towards the “Caching Connoisseur” souvenir. Keep reading to learn October’s challenge below!In October, you might be a Caching Connoisseur if…There are no LPC (lamp-post caches), guardrails, or PnG’s (Park and Grabs) for you! You’re all about creativity, the higher the Favorite points the better, and like a fine wine these quality caches have stood the test of time.To earn the Caching Connoisseur souvenir, earn 60 points individually on your Friend League beginning Monday, October 1 at noon UTC and ending at noon UTC Monday, October 29. During this time, earn higher points for finding geocaches with 10 or more Favorite points! A true connoisseur could achieve this score by finding four great caches. How many will it take you?The scoring*:Found a geocache with less than 10 Favorite points: 5Found a geocache with 10+ Favorite points: 15Attended Event: 5Drop Trackable: 1For example, if you log a geocache with over 10 Favorite points you will earn 15 points for logging the find, giving you a total of 15 points on your Friend League! There are no extra points for Difficulty/Terrain ratings this month. *The Friend League will not reflect this scoring until Monday, October 1 at noon UTC.FAQ:How do I play?Find different geocache types to individually collect 60 points on the Friend League between Monday, October 1 at noon UTC and Monday, October 29 at noon UTC and earn the Caching Connoisseur souvenir.How can I earn points?If you log a cache, attend an event, or perform other geocaching actions, you collect points. *The max number of points you can earn for any find log is 15 points by finding a geocache with 10 or more Favorite points.For example, if you log a geocache with over 10 Favorite points you will earn 15 points for logging the find, giving you a total of 15 points on your Friend League! There are no extra points for Difficulty/Terrain ratings this month.What is the Friend League?The Friend League is a leaderboard that shows you and your friends’ geocaching activity. Earn points when you log a cache, attend an event, or complete other geocaching tasks. The number of points vary depending on the task at hand.The Friend League displays the total points you individually collect during the month. You can also see how many points your friends have earned. After October 1, the Friend League will reset to zero on Monday, October 29 at noon UTC when the next souvenir challenge will begin.Can I join at anytime?Of course! Join anytime between October 1 through October 29 and earn 60 points individually on your Friend League and earn the Caching Connoisseur souvenir.Where can I see my souvenirs?As soon as you collect a certain number of points, the associated souvenir will automatically be awarded to your profile. The souvenirs appear on your profile under the souvenir tab.Is the Friend League in the Geocaching® app?The Friend League is not in the Geocaching® app but can be viewed in your phone’s web browser.My Friend League points aren’t correct. Help!If you change a Note, DNF, or other log type to a Found it log, it will not be recognized on the Friend League.You may have found and logged a Lab Cache. At this time, the Friend League does not award points for finding Lab Caches.You logged on Monday, October 1 before noon UTC (convert to your local time here). We suggest that you wait to log until AFTER Monday noon UTC – which in some places like New Zealand is Tuesday at midnight – to log your geocaches. Otherwise the points will count towards the September challenge and not the October challenge.You saved a Draft on a Monday, October 1 before noon UTC (convert to your local time here).If you have already posted your logs, select “View / Edit Log / Images”, then click the pen icon and “Submit Log Entry” on the website. Your logs should now be counted towards your total.What does UTC stand for?Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) is the basis for civil time today. It is the time standard (not a time zone) commonly used across the world. You can convert UTC to your local time here.Do I get points for attending a CITO, Mega or Giga-Event?Yes. Attending any event earns you five points.Still have a question?Having trouble logging your finds? Have a question about scoring? The best way to get answers quickly is to write to us using this form. Thanks and good luck!Share with your Friends:Morelast_img read more