Peru to Host XXI South American Cadets Sports Festival

first_imgBy Dialogo October 26, 2012 The XXI South American Cadets Sports Festival was inaugurated in the city of Lima to establish unity and fraternal bonds between military institutions of member countries of the South American Military Sports Union. The Peruvian Navy will host this sports event, in which 546 athletes from eight delegations will participate. The event will come to an end on October 28, and it will encourage the practice of sports, especially those that can influence positively the military training of future officers. The opening ceremony took place in José Díaz National Stadium, and the Minister of Defense Pedro Cateriano was present, along with the Navy’s General Commander, Carlos Tejada Mera, the president of the South American Military Sports Union, the president of the Military Sports Federation of Peru, and other high political and military authorities. The nations participating in this event are: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela, and they will compete in various sports such as: Military Pentathlon: Rifle Aiming, Obstacle Course, Utilitarian Swimming, Grenade Launching, Cross Country; Shooting: Carbine Prone, Rifle Prone, ISSF Carbine 3×2, ISSF Rifle 3×20, ISSF fast precision pistol; Swimming: 50-meter freestyle, 100-m freestyle, 50-m breast stroke, 100-m butterfly, 4×50 m freestyle, 4×100-m freestyle, 4×50-m combined style, and 4×100-m combined style; Fencing: foil, sword, and saber; Athletics: high jump, long jump, triple jump, shot put, discus throw, javelin throw, 100-meter race, 200-m race, 400-m race, 800-m race, 1500-m race, 3000-m race, 5000-m race, 110-meter hurdles, 400-m hurdles, 3000-m obstacles, 4×100-m relay. It is important to mention that the South American Cadet Sports Festival is performed every two years, and the country that chairs the South American Sports Union is also the event host, a post which was designated to Peru from 2011-2013.last_img read more

Easter Bunny to visit the area

first_imgImage by Susanne Jutzeler, suju-foto from PixabayBatesville, IN—If you live in Batesville or Oldenburg and hear a fire truck horn this Saturday, you might get to visit with the Easter bunny, with a socially distant wave of course.  Mr. Bunny will not be revealing his route in advance to prevent lots of kids from congregating in the same spot, just listen for the fire truck horn.The Easter bunny will be visiting several neighborhoods in Batesville between 10 am -1 pm and in Oldenburg between 1-2 pm.  This event is sponsored by the Batesville area chamber of commerce.last_img read more

Cal looks to end streak vs Washington St.

first_imgCal looks to end streak vs Washington St. Associated Press February 18, 2020 BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Washington State’s CJ Elleby has averaged 18.7 points and 7.5 rebounds while Isaac Bonton has put up 13.7 points. For the Golden Bears, Matt Bradley has averaged 17.8 points and 5.1 rebounds while Grant Anticevich has put up 8.4 points and 5.6 rebounds.MIGHTY MATT: Bradley has connected on 38.1 percent of the 134 3-pointers he’s attempted and has made 8 of 18 over the last three games. He’s also converted 84.2 percent of his foul shots this season.WINLESS WHEN: Washington State is 0-6 this year when it scores 62 points or fewer and 14-6 when it scores at least 63.COLD SPELL: Cal has lost its last seven road games, scoring 53.4 points, while allowing 69.1 per game.DID YOU KNOW: Washington State has committed a turnover on just 16.6 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-best percentage among all Pac-12 teams. The Cougars have turned the ball over only 11.7 times per game this season.___center_img For more AP college basketball coverage: https://apnews.com/Collegebasketball and http://twitter.com/AP_Top25___This was generated by Automated Insights, http://www.automatedinsights.com/ap, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.com Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditCal (10-15, 4-8) vs. Washington State (14-12, 5-8)Wallis Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman, Washington; Wednesday, 10 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Washington State looks to extend Cal’s conference losing streak to five games. Cal’s last Pac-12 win came against the Oregon State Beavers 69-67 on Feb. 1. Washington State lost 70-51 on the road to Southern California on Saturday.last_img read more

Several newcomers in CMRA team to Jamaica

first_imgSEVERAL newcomers have indicated their interest to represent team Guyana for the first leg of the Seaboard Marine Caribbean Motor Racing Association (CMRA) 2017 championship, billed for Jamwest Jamaica.Group two drivers Daniel Deokie, Azad Hassan and Nasrudeen Mohammed are some of the new faces expected to take the Caribbean by storm when the first leg gets going May 18-21.They are expected to provide a stiff challenge against their Trinidadian counterparts as well as defending champion, Barbadian Mark Thompson.The hosts, on the other hand, will depend on Sebastian Rae to defend home turf.On the Group three front, Danny Persaud is expected to lead the charge of the Guyanese, with one of the stronger showings in recent year expected this time around.He will be supported by Nazim Gafoor, Rameez Mohammed and Motilall Deodass. Dowalu Harper is the lone newcomer in this division.Persaud, Mohammed and Gafoor are also expected in Group four division to take on the likes of Peter ‘Zoom Zoom’ Rae among others.On the Superstock front, Stephen Vieira leads the charge with Kevin Persaud expected to make the journey as well, while team Mohammed’s Enterprise and John Bennett are the two newcomers on the train.The vehicles are expected to load for Jamaica on May 4.Trinidad are the defending Country Champions.last_img read more