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Rugby World Cup 2011 TV plans

first_imgLATEST RUGBY WORLD MAGAZINE SUBSCRIPTION DEALS “Rugby World Cup has provided some of sport’s most iconic television moments of recent decades and – alongside live coverage of the FIFA World Cup, England football internationals, UEFA Champions League and The FA Cup – it is a key part of ITV1’s commitment to high quality live sport.”Rugby World Cup 2011, the seventh RWC, kicks off in New Zealand on September 9 and will feature the top 20 teams in the world competing across 48 tournament matches. The final will be played on October 23, 2011 at Auckland’s iconic Eden Park Stadium. Rugby World Cup Limited (RWCL) has announced that ITV has been awarded the UK Broadcast rights for Rugby World Cup 2011 in New Zealand and Host Broadcast rights for Rugby World Cup 2015 in England.  The announcement follows a rigorous process managed by RWCL’s exclusive commercial agents IMG throughout June and July during which five parties submitted bids in response to the tender and subsequent shortlist process for the UK broadcast rights. Under the terms of the new deal, ITV will broadcast live coverage of every match from the 2011 tournament in New Zealand and the 2015 tournament in England. All matches will also be shown online at ITV.com with the deal also encompassing highlights and clips packages on television, online and mobile.ITV has a long association with the Rugby World Cup, having broadcast every tournament since 1991. A UK audience of 15 million viewers watched on ITV1 as Jonny Wilkinson’s dramatic extra time drop goal secured England the Webb Ellis Cup in 2003. Four years later, a UK audience of 16 million watched as England finished runners up to South Africa in France.Mike Miller, RWCL Managing Director, said: “ITV and RWCL have enjoyed a long working partnership. Through its commitment to the sport and exceptional production values ITV has played a central role in the promotion and growth of Rugby and Rugby World Cup in the United Kingdom and we are looking forward to extending that fruitful partnership over the next two RWC tournaments.”center_img Niall Sloane, ITV Controller of Sport, said: “ITV has a long association with Rugby World Cup and we are delighted to have secured the next two Rugby World Cups free-to-air for ITV’s viewers, particularly as the 2015 tournament takes place in England.”last_img read more

A week of campaign against the Senate vote on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012

first_img NSO Group hasn’t kept its promises on human rights, RSF and other NGOs say to go further August 1, 2012 – Updated on January 20, 2016 A week of campaign against the Senate vote on the Cybersecurity Act of 2012 RSF_en Help by sharing this information Follow the news on United States United StatesAmericas News United StatesAmericas June 3, 2021 Find out more Organisation center_img News News News Facebook’s Oversight Board is just a stopgap, regulation urgently needed, RSF says Receive email alerts June 7, 2021 Find out more WhatsApp blocks accounts of at least seven Gaza Strip journalists This week, as the Cybersecurity Act (CSA) moves to the Senate floor, Reporters Without Borders is joining a wide-ranging coalition of digital rights groups and advocates to launch the second Stop Cyber Spying campaign. The campaign will encourage individuals to contact their Senators in support of amendments to CSA that would better safeguard privacy. The Stop Cyber Spying coalition supports an amendment from Senators Al Franken and Rand Paul that would ensure companies do not have new, overboard authority to monitor and block private communications.The coalition also opposes attempts to remove privacy protections in the bill, including any amendments that would hand the reins of America’s cybersecurity systems to a secretive military intelligence agency like the NSA, which is not accountable to the public for what it does with our private data. Last April, a similar coalition joined forces for the original Stop Cyber Spying campaign, a week of action in opposition to the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, otherwise known as CISPA. Ultimately, CISPA passed the House of Representatives, but not before major outcry that helped lead to substantial privacy improvements, a veto threat from the White House, and a significant number of “no” votes on a bill that previously looked poised to sail through with little opposition. The Stop Cyber Spying campaign now hopes to beat back floor amendments to the CSA that could make the bill look more like CISPA.The Twitter hashtag for the campaign is #DefendPrivacy. April 28, 2021 Find out morelast_img read more

Women’s Swim 3rd at NorCal Mariner Invitational

first_img Subscribe Name (required)  Mail (required) (not be published)  Website  First Heatwave Expected Next Week Community News Pasadena Will Allow Vaccinated People to Go Without Masks in Most Settings Starting on Tuesday faithfernandez More » ShareTweetShare on Google+Pin on PinterestSend with WhatsApp,Virtual Schools PasadenaHomes Solve Community/Gov/Pub SafetyCitizen Service CenterPASADENA EVENTS & ACTIVITIES CALENDARClick here for Movie Showtimes Get our daily Pasadena newspaper in your email box. Free.Get all the latest Pasadena news, more than 10 fresh stories daily, 7 days a week at 7 a.m. The Pasadena City College women’s swim team placed third out of seven squads participating in the 11th Mariner Invitational meet held at College of Marin on March 12. The Lancers also lost to Diablo Valley, 89-71, in a dual meet at DVC on March 11 as part of PCC’s annual trek to Northern California.In the DVC dual, Liza Echeverria (pictured) won both the 200-yard individual medley (2:22.23) and 200 breaststroke (2:39.46) while also swimming on the team’s 400 medley relay win in 4:28.23 with teammates Anais Hacobian, Ariahn Givens, and Phoebe Lee. Givens took first in the 100 freestyle (56.20).At the Mariner invite, Givens won both the 50 (25.92) and 100 freestyle events (56.08). Echeverria captured the 400 IM in 4:56.88. The Lancers’ 200 free relay won in a time of 1:48.99.In the men’s competition, David Jimenez won the 100 backstroke at 58.03 as the Lancers took fourth place overall with 212 points. Zachary Loomer was second in the 100 butterfly (59.41) while Leo Nuntapramote placed second in the 200 IM (2:11.99). PCC took fourth place overall with 212 points. Diablo Valley won both the men’s and women’s standings title at the Mariner invite.DVC also controlled the men’s dual with the Lancers, 141-28, as Jimenez won the 200 backstroke in 2:07.50.Coach Terry Stoddard’s PCC teams are back in action on Friday, Mar. 18 in a South Coast Conference double dual meet v. El Camino and Chaffey at Chaffey College. Pasadena’s ‘626 Day’ Aims to Celebrate City, Boost Local Economy Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked * Top of the News center_img 0 commentsShareShareTweetSharePin it EVENTS & ENTERTAINMENT | FOOD & DRINK | THE ARTS | REAL ESTATE | HOME & GARDEN | WELLNESS | SOCIAL SCENE | GETAWAYS | PARENTS & KIDS Make a comment More Cool Stuff Business News Sports Women’s Swim 3rd at NorCal Mariner Invitational By ROBERT LEWIS Published on Thursday, March 17, 2016 | 11:39 am Community News Herbeauty10 Ways To Get Into Shape You’ve Never Tried BeforeHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty5 Things To Avoid If You Want To Have Whiter TeethHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyNow She’s 19 – Look At Her Transformation! Incredible!HerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeauty10 Of The Most Notorious Female Spies In HistoryHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyAmazing Sparks Of On-Screen Chemistry From The 90-sHerbeautyHerbeautyHerbeautyWant To Seriously Cut On Sugar? You Need To Know A Few TricksHerbeautyHerbeauty Home of the Week: Unique Pasadena Home Located on Madeline Drive, Pasadenalast_img read more

Predicting Home Price Appreciation

first_imgSign up for DS News Daily Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago Home / Daily Dose / Predicting Home Price Appreciation About Author: Brianna Gilpin October 4, 2017 1,466 Views Predicting Home Price Appreciation Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago Demand Propels Home Prices Upward 2 days ago home price appreciation 2017-10-04 Brianna Gilpin Previous: Wells Fargo Announces Fee Refunds Next: NAHB Embracing Idea of MID Alternatives Related Articles Brianna Gilpin, Online Editor for MReport and DS News, is a graduate of Texas A&M University where she received her B.A. in Telecommunication Media Studies. Gilpin previously worked at Hearst Media, one of the nation’s leading diversified media and information services companies. To contact Gilpin, email [email protected] In a Wednesday projection, Veros Real Estate Solutions, an enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services, and predictive analytics provider, said residential market values are going to continue their upward trend for the next 12 months in every market—even if it’s just slightly.The VeroFORECAST, a quarterly national real estate market forecast released by the company, covers a 12 month period ending September 1, 2018, and forecasts appreciation of +4.0 percent, higher than last quarter’s forecast of +3.7 percent.“Our Q3 forecast reveals the largest percentage of markets we have ever seen that are forecast to appreciate, with only 3 percent of markets expected to depreciate—showing continued general market strengthening for the overall U.S. residential real estate market,” said Eric Fox, VP of Statistical and Economic Modeling at Veros.According to Fox, all of the Top 10 forecast markets, which are forecast at appreciation greater than 10 percent in the next 12 months, are in the Northwestern states of Washington, Colorado, and Idaho with the top three markets in Mount Vernon, Seattle, and Bellingham, Washington.Of the bottom 25 markets, 20 are either in the Northeast or South, according to the report, in small metro areas. One of the worst performing markets—Atlantic City—is predicted to have 2 percent depreciation.“Appreciation in Boston is expected to continue to accelerate going from 6.5 percent during the last update pushing to close to 8 percent during this update,” Fox said. “Also, we see some softening in South Florida with many of these markets along the Southeast coast to have their forecast appreciation 1 percent to 2 percent lower than during the last quarterly update.”He continued to say that the effects of the recent Hurricanes are still being assessed, but in the next quarter forecast, Veros should be able to begin to see this impact.center_img Share Save Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago The Best Markets For Residential Property Investors 2 days ago The Week Ahead: Nearing the Forbearance Exit 2 days ago  Print This Post Tagged with: home price appreciation in Daily Dose, Featured, Headlines, Market Studies, News Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Governmental Measures Target Expanded Access to Affordable Housing 2 days ago Data Provider Black Knight to Acquire Top of Mind 2 days ago Servicers Navigate the Post-Pandemic World 2 days ago Subscribelast_img read more

HR must provide missing link to reward awareness

first_imgRelated posts:No related photos. HR and reward professionals hold the key to improving employers’communication with staff about pay, pensions and benefits. That was the main theme to emerge from the annual Chartered Institute ofPersonnel and Development (CIPD) Reward Conference which took place last weekin London. Addressing delegates at the conference, CIPD assistant director-generalDuncan Brown said that too many employees rely on colleagues and the company‘grapevine’ to find out about changes in benefits and rewards. “This is an issue that HR needs to pick up on. Staff have got tounderstand about pay and reward issues so they can make decisions about their‘conditions of association’ with the company. “We have to provide this missing link so employees actually understandwhat is happening to them and how it relates to the organisation.” Brown said the goal for HR was to enhance employees’ perceived value of whattheir benefits and rewards are worth, without increasing costs and at the sametime avoiding the downside of administrative complexities. He pinpointed flexible benefit schemes as an increasingly popular area, butwarned that employers should undertake a feasibility study and build a businesscase before implementing such a scheme. He went on to say that reward practices are more likely to evolve ratherthan radically change, and many professionals were responding to the challenge”slowly and carefully”. The CIPD also announced it is to create a Certificate in Reward Management,recognising that reward has established itself as a specialist subject in itsown right within HR. Mark Childs, CIPD vice-president reward, said: “It limits the opportunityfor reward to be hijacked by number crunchers and invites generalists to acceptthat having some basic competency in reward management is an essential elementin being a well-rounded HR professional.” By Mike Berry Previous Article Next Article Comments are closed. HR must provide missing link to reward awarenessOn 17 Feb 2004 in Personnel Todaylast_img read more

Canadian frigate visits Singapore during Westploy 16

first_img View post tag: Westploy View post tag: Royal Canadian Navy Authorities October 12, 2016 Her Majesty’s Canadian Ship (HMCS) Vancouver arrived in Singapore October 11 for a goodwill visit as part of Westploy 16.Westploy 16 is HMCS Vancouver’s deployment aimed at building ties between the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and the navies of Asia-Pacific countries.Since departing its home port of Esquimalt, British Columbia, in June, HMCS Vancouver has operated extensively throughout the Pacific region, including participation in RIMPAC and Kakadu.This deployment allows HMCS Vancouver, along with an embarked CH-124 Sea King helicopter and air detachment, to test and evolve the warfighting capabilities of the Halifax-Class warships after upgrades to equipment that were made as part of the Halifax-Class Modernization/Frigate Life Extension project.Commodore Jeff Zwick, Commander Canadian Fleet Pacific, said: “During this visit, HMCS Vancouver will continue Canada’s defence dialogue with Singapore and undertake outreach projects that cultivate goodwill between our nations. As the ship carries on conducting operations in the Pacific, she will foster increased relations and inter-operability among nations including Australia, Vietnam, and New Zealand. “Throughout WESTPLOY 16, she will serve as an excellent ambassador for Canada by showcasing both the professionalism of the Royal Canadian Navy personnel as well as demonstrating the enhanced capabilities of our Post-Halifax-Class-Modernization Warships, while conducting realistic and essential training for her more than 200 sailors.”  View post tag: HMCS Vancouver Share this article Back to overview,Home naval-today Canadian frigate visits Singapore during Westploy 16 Canadian frigate visits Singapore during Westploy 16last_img read more

Student’s house burgled in Cowley

first_imgThe shared student house of Nouri Verghese, the Oxford Union’s treasurer-elect, was broken into and burgled over the Christmas vacation.The students returned in the new year to find the locks of their St Clements’ house had been broken. They entered to see that bicycles, clothes and televisions were missing. The stolen goods were worth an estimated £3000-4000. There have been no police charges for the burglary.Last week one of the house’s windows was smashed in, and a few days later Verghese claims to have seen a man stalking around outside the property before leaving.Verghese said he was “understandably feeling pretty pissed off.” 78 burglaries of shared accommodations in the Oxford area were reported to the Thames Valley Police over the winter vacation period.Verghese advised other students living-out to “make sure all locks are good. If they’re not, change them or get your landlord to change them.”A crime prevention adviser for the police service suggested that all students “take high-value goods home with them at the end of term.”He also highlighted the importance of insurance for all properties, and recommended students to read over the terms of their policy.“Most insurance companies specify that you must have a lock on your bedroom door, even if you are in a shared house.”Student houses are widely believed to be more at risk of burglary than other properties, with one Home Office Report claiming that one in ten students in the UK had had their house broken into, and another that one in three students are at some point a victim of crime. “It’s no surprise…Students own more expensive goods per head than the rest of the population,” said the report.last_img read more

Anna Kendrick & Jeremy Jordan Belt & Kiss in New The Last Five Years Trailer!

first_imgCan they really do better than that? Because they sound pretty damn good already. Check out the U.K. trailer for the highly-anticipated film adaptation of The Last Five Years, starring Anna Kendrick and Jeremy Jordan. After watching the two of them get it on on a moving vehicle, we now have a look at even more numbers from the Jason Robert Brown tuner’s leap to the screen, including “I’m Still Hurting,” “Moving Too Fast” and “A Summer in Ohio.” And look out for Broadway fave and L5Y alum Betsy Wolfe as the “former stripper” and a certain Tony-winning composer on piano! The Last Five Years will premiere in the U.S. on February 13, 2015 (a day earlier than initially reported). View Commentslast_img read more

The Return of the Natives

first_imgMatt Kulp, a senior biologist for the National Park Service (NPS), stood alongside members of the Little River, Great Smoky Mountains, and Clinch Mountain chapters of Trout Unlimited as they donned wading gear, put on hats, and applied sunscreen. Surprisingly, they’d left their fishing gear at home. Nevertheless, the anglers hoped to land thousands of brook trout by assisting NPS employees in a field test of a stream in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP).Kulp and his assistants were preparing to test the results of an effort to restore native brook trout to Lynn Camp Prong, a mid-sized trout stream in the GSMNP. At some point in the past, a well-meaning but ignorant individual transplanted a number of rainbow trout into the stream. The transplanted trout thrived and quickly began crowding out the native brook trout.As early as 2005, Park officials began trying to uproot the rainbows. After electro-shocking the rainbows proved ineffective, NPS employees shocked brookies instead, moved them out of the stream and into adjacent streams within the park, and then released the fish-killing chemical antimycin into Lynn Camp Prong. Officials were convinced that such drastic action was the only way they could be certain that the invasive rainbow trout would not return.By 2010, officials believed that all the rainbows had been extirpated from the stream. They then painstakingly moved nearly 1,000 native brookies from their temporary homes back to Lynn Camp Prong. Workers captured the fish and walked them in buckets outfitted with aeration pumps back to the stream. When all was said and done, the brookies proved to be in even greater abundance than the rainbows found here earlier.Lynn Camp Prong is ideal for brookies and a boon for trout anglers. “Many of our brook trout streams are at high elevations that are more susceptible to acid deposition, so this lower elevation segment will provide better buffering capacity against acid rain for years to come,” says Kulp. The Lynn Camp project reconnects some tributaries, such as Marks Creek, Indian Flats Prong, and Panther Creek that now also have brook trout in them, and it will also supply fish downstream to Thunderhead Prong.Reopening Lynn Camp Prong was a significant milestone. It marks the first time that every stream in the park was open to fishing and harvest since the park’s inception in 1936.last_img read more

5 roadblocks your loan officers face and how to overcome them

first_img continue reading » Your loan officers perform a complex and critical function for your credit union. They must be experts on the full suite of loans you offer, know qualifying requirements and assess the financial condition and overall risk of the applicant. Their work, if done properly, generates significant revenue for your organization, so it’s important to give them the support they need. Here are five common hurdles CU loan officers face and how you can help eliminate them.Signing the right forms. Your CU likely offers a range of loans, each requiring specific forms that relate to the type of loan. Those requirements change enough over time that it can be daunting for a loan officer to keep current. Your credit union lending software should allow for customization or grouping of forms per loan type. This takes the stress away from loan officers needing to remember what forms are required for each loan.Override Required. In many credit unions, there are fail safes in place to protect the CU from loan officers granting loans without manager approval. This is a smart way to protect the integrity of the institution, but can also create bottlenecks in the process if the approving manager is not on site at all times. Your credit union lending software should allow for remote overrides. This enables loan officers to submit the override request when the proper authority isn’t in the branch, and the override can be approved remotely from another branch. 13SHARESShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblrlast_img read more