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  • The Ashes, 2nd Test: England pick up crucial wickets before rain wrecks Day 3

    first_imgEngland fought back on the third day in the second test of the Ashes on Friday, picking up three top-order wickets to reduce Australia to 80-4 before rain wiped out the final two sessions at Lord’s.The tourists, who added 50 runs to their overnight total, trail by 178 runs and they will need a significantly lower-order contribution on Saturday to put pressure back on England.England’s seamers struggled at first to take advantage of favourable bowling conditions but made the breakthrough when Jofra Archer trapped Cameron Bancroft (13) lbw with the score at 60-2.Usman Khawaja (36) followed quickly after, edging Chris Woakes into the gloves of Jonny Bairstow and then Stuart Broad removed Travis Head (7), leg before.But Steve Smith, who struck two centuries in the opening Test at Edgbaston was unbeaten on 13 when the umpires took the players off for rain in the final over before lunch.England vs Australia, 2nd Test, Day 3 HighlightsPersistent rain throughout the afternoon led to the day’s play finally being called off shortly before 5.30 pm local time with just 24.1 overs possible in the day.England will hope they can remove Smith early on the fourth day and get into the Australian lower-order but on a surface that suggests low scores, every outcome remains possible for the final two days.Also Read | Need time to think about future as England captain: Eoin MorganAlso See:last_img read more

  • Amazon Great Indian Festival Diwali Special begins: 5 smartphone deals you need to check out

    first_imgAfter hosting two festive sales on its platform earlier this month, Amazon is back with another sale ahead of Diwali celebrations. Amazon India is hosting the Amazon Great Indian Festival Diwali Special on its platform in India. The sale began at 12AM on October 21 and it will go on till October 25.During its ongoing sale, Amazon is offering massive discounts on the purchase of smartphones, mobile accessories, Amazon Echo devices, smart TVs and other home appliances. Apart from offering discounts, the Indian arm of the Seattle-based tech giant is also offering lucrative offers that are aimed at helping people shop more. For starters, the e-retail giant is offering 10 per cent discount on all purchases made using Axis Bank and Citi Bank credit and debit cards. This includes the goods purchased using EMI offer. The company is also extending this discount to all RuPay cards.In addition to this, Amazon India is also offering free screen replacements, no cost EMIs and exchange offers on the purchase of goods during the ongoing festive sale.If you missed out on the last two festive sales and are planning to buy a new smartphone ahead of Diwali, here are top five deals you need to check out:OnePlus 7: OnePlus earlier this year launched its flagship smartphone — the OnePlus 7 — at a starting price of Rs 32,999 in India, which means that this variant of the phone sports 6GB RAM and 128GB storage space. Now, at its Great Indian Festival Diwali Special, Amazon is selling the base variant of the device for Rs 29,999. In case you missed out on the previous festive deals, the OnePlus 7 is still available at a discounted price of about 30K during the ongoing festive sale.advertisementSamsung Galaxy M30: Samsung launched the budget smartphone – Galaxy M30s – at a starting price of Rs 14,990 in India. Now it is available at for Rs 8,999 on Amazon India. You can get additional 10 per cent discount by using your Axis Bank or Citi Bank credit or debit card for paying for your purchase.Vivo V15 Pro: The mid-budget Vivo V15 Pro was launched in India for Rs 28,990. During Amazon’s ongoing festive sale, it is available with a discount of Rs 7,000. This means that you can purchase the device for Rs 21,990 on Amazon India during its ongoing festive sale.Xiaomi Redmi Y3: Similarly, budget smartphone Redmi Y3 was launched in India for Rs 9,999 and now during its festive sale, the phone is available with a discount of Rs 2,000. The phone is selling on Amazon India for Rs 7,999 during the festive sale.Honor 8C: Lastly, Honor 8C is selling on Amazon India for Rs 8,999. The phone was launched in India for Rs 11,999. Shortly after its launch, the company slashed its prices to Rs 10,999.ALSO READ: | Missed last night’s event? Here’s everything Google announced at its hardware eventALSO READ: | Amazon’s Great Indian Festival Diwali Special sale starts October 21: Heavy discounts on Smartphones & TVsALSO READ: | Flipkart Big Diwali sale begins today: Check out top 10 smartphone deals available todaylast_img read more

  • Sports journalist mental health champion Michael Landsberg to be recognized at Brock

    One of Canada’s most recognized sports broadcasters and an advocate for mental health issues will be the guest of honour at the 20th anniversary celebration for the Department of Sport Management at Brock University.Michael Landsberg will be recognized with an Industry Award while Erin Mathany (BSM ’05), Director of Strategic Partnerships for the Canadian Olympic Committee, and Kojo Mensah (BSM ’04), Senior Policy & Issues Co-ordinator in the Ontario Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport, will be honoured with Alumni Awards during the event Thursday, March 2 at Amici’s Banquet Centre in Thorold.Landsberg, Mathany, Mensah and three Department of Sport Management employees are being honoured as part of the first-ever Brock SPMA awards.For the inaugural Industry Awards, the department wanted to recognize someone “who has significantly and positively impacted the Canadian sport community,” which Department of Sport Management Chair Lisa Kikulis said describes exactly what Landsberg has done.“He has made a tremendous contribution to mental health advocacy through his significant roles in the Bell Let’s Talk and #SickNotWeak campaigns,” she said. “As a leading sports journalist in Canada, he has been able to break barriers and heighten communication on an extremely important topic for our students, our faculty and staff, and the sport industry as a whole.”The anniversary dinner will wrap up the Sport Management department’s annual Alumni Day, which includes a series of eight panel discussions at Brock University where alumni will return to the Niagara campus to discuss various industry issues.“Brock’s SPMA program is the best in Canada with Brock alumni in some of the biggest professional, amateur and community sports organizations in Canada, as well as abroad,” said Faculty of Applied Health Sciences Dean Peter Tiidus. “The SPMA program provides students with many practical opportunities and experiential education placements to help them translate what they learn in the classroom to real world application.”Established in 1996, the Bachelor of Sport Management (BSM) program remains the only specialized four-year sport management degree program in Canada. In it’s 20-year history, it has grown to become internationally recognized. In 2015, it was ranked fourth in the world for sport business programs by an industry publication.With more than 1,000 SPMA graduates, Brock University alumni are now working in some of the most high-profile roles in the Canadian sports industry such as:Kyle Dubas (BSM ’07) Assistant General Manager, Toronto Maple LeafsAlyssa Gordon (BSM ’07) Director, Commercial PPV & Content, Ultimate Fighting ChampionshipAndrew Tinnish (RECL ’99, BSM ’01), Assistant General Manager, Toronto Blue JaysDarren Yorke (BSM ’08), Assistant to the General Manager / Video Scout, Carolina HurricanesBrent Rossi (BSM ’01), EVP of Marketing & Brand Strategy, Pegula Sports & EntertainmentStephanie Jones (BSM ’05), Events and Sport Operations Manager, INVICTUS GAMES Toronto 2017Kris Hagerman (BSM ’11), Football Operations Co-ordinator, Edmonton Eskimo Football ClubAlyson Schmidt (BSM ’11), Sponsorship & Event Activation Specialist, MECJordan Bean (BSM ’14), Video Analyst, Toronto Maple LeafsBrooke Arthur (BSM ’07), Venue Ticketing Specialist, Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games CorporationThe SPMA Anniversary events are open to Brock staff, students and faculty. Registration is available here.What: Brock University Department of Sport Management 20th AnniversaryWho: Michael Landsberg, TSN Broadcaster; Erin Mathany, Canadian Olympic CommitteeWhen: Thursday, March 2, 6:30 p.m.Where: Panel Discussions at Brock University; Anniversary dinner at Amici’s Banquet Centre in Thorold read more