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Liberia at Africa Youth Games

first_imgA 13-man Liberian Olympics delegation is in Gaborone, Botswana for the 2ndAfrican Youth Games from May 22-31.The delegation is headed by LNOC President Philibert Brown and includes the Chef de Mission, Boye Corvah, six athletes, four coaches and a medic. They will compete in athletics, swimming, boxing and table tennis.It is organized by the Association of National Olympic Committees in Africa, ANOCA. The African Youth Games have now become a melting pot, for the main nursery of continental sport. The games are expected to take place at the University of Botswana which will serve as the Games Village, while the following disciplines will feature on the Games schedule: athletics, badminton, canoeing, basketball, boxing, cycling fencing football, golf, judo, karate, netball, rowing, rugby, swimming, table tennis, taekwondo, lawn tennis, triathlon, volleyball, weightlifting and wrestling.The 2nd African Youth Games are being held under the watchwords: ‘consolidating the achievements of Rabat 2010.’The African Youth Games are a sporting and cultural event initiated by ANOCA and meant for youths aged 14 to 18. Rabat, Morocco hosted the maiden edition from 13 to 18 July 2010.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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StarTimes acquire broadcasting rights for UEFA Europa League

first_img0Shares0000StarTimes Marketing and PR Director Mr. Japhet Akhulia (left), acting CEO Mr. Hanson Wang, Gor Mahia midfielder Francis Kahata and StarTimes head of Corporate Sales Mr. Edward Wesonga (right) during the unveil of the UEFA Europa league broadcast rights. StarTimes will broadcast the European clubs competition for the next three seasons running till 2021.NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 21 – Pay TV provider StarTimes Media has acquired the exclusive broadcast rights for UEFA Europa League.This will see the broadcaster air 205 live soccer matches during each of the three seasons that will run until 2021. The media rights will run across all platforms including pay television and online mobile application enabling subscribers to access the premium European Club Competition both at the comfort of their homes and on the go.Speaking during the launch ceremony, StarTimes Marketing and PR Director Japhet Akhulia noted the brand’s progressive efforts to secure content that continues to distinguish StarTimes as the home for Premium sports content at the most affordable subscription rates in the market.“The acquisition of exclusive broadcast rights for the UEFA Europa league for the next three seasons is very strategic as this is a culmination of our dedicated efforts to continue airing premium sports content while remaining affordable for the majority of Kenyans who want to enjoy at the comfort of their homes and flexibility through the StarTimes mobile APP,” noted Akhulia.The development adds to the already rich football action available on the StarTimes platform which includes broadcast rights to the on-going German Bundesliga, French Ligue 1, Ghana Super League as well as the FIFA Club World Cup which is expected to kick off in December.StarTimes has dedicated five channels to the rich footballing action, three of them being High Definition (HD) which includes World Football (HD), Sports Premium (HD), Sports Arena (HD), Sports Focus and Sports Life. The channels will have additional offerings including multi-language commentary in English, Kiswahili and French.StarTimes head of Corporate Sales Mr. Edward Wesonga (left), Gor Mahia midfielder Francis Kahata (centre) and Japhet Akhulia StarTimes Marketing and PR Director during the unveil of the UEFA Europa league broadcast rights. StarTimes will broadcast the European clubs competition for the next three seasons running till 2021.With the broadcast rights extending to availability of the matches on the StarTimes mobile application, soccer fans will be in a position to stream live matches on Standard Definition (SD), High Definition (HD) and Ultra High Definition (UHD).StarTimes subscribers will enjoy the UEFA Europa league and other top tier soccer leagues from as little as Ksh 599 per month on basic bouquet. Other bouquets include Classic and Unique bouquet that retail at 999 and 1,499 respectively. Subscribers on the lowest bouquet – Nyota Bouquet that retails at Ksh 259 per month will access also enjoy access to select matches.The same will be available from as little as Ksh 899 on Smart bouquet and Ksh 1,499 for Super bouquet on the StarTimes satellite television platform.The company’s flexible subscription payment options continues to allow subscribers the freedom to pay conveniently daily, weekly or on a monthly basis in an effort to ensure fans do not miss a single match.Of the four bouquets available on the StarTimes terrestrial technology platform, subscribers pay a daily fee of as low as Ksh 22 on Nyota bouquet, Ksh 50 on Basic bouquet, Ksh 83 on Classic bouquet or Ksh 125 for Unique bouquet.Weekly charges on Nyota, Basic, Classic and Unique bouquets are Ksh 86, Ksh 200, Ksh 333 and Ksh 500 respectively.StarTimes subscribers on the satellite television platform are also in a position to access three of the available bouquets at a daily rate of Ksh 37 for Nova bouquet, Ksh 75 for the Smart bouquet and Ksh 125 for the Super bouquet.Weekly charges on Nova, Smart and Super bouquets are Ksh 150, Ksh 300 and Ksh 500 respectively.“During the three UEFA Europa League seasons, we will have broadcasted up to 615 live soccer matches this in addition to the over 20 weekly live matches available from the broadcast of the top tier soccer leagues which presents rich offering for every soccer fan in the country,” concluded Akhulia.0Shares0000(Visited 153 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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Charity: Paes racquets fetch Rs 1.5 lk, Dhonis kits Rs 1 lk

first_imgKolkata, Jun 13 (PTI) Indian tennis legend Leander Paes Wimbledon mixed doubles winning racquets and Indias limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhonis keeping gloves and pads fetched Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs 1 lakh respectively during a charity event organised by sports website xtratime.in. In fact Leanders racquets were bought by former India player and Bengal captain Manoj Tiwary, who termed the tennis player going for his seventh successive Olympics as an “inspiration for all sportspersons.” The auction was held to help die-hard Mohun Bagan fan Bapi Majhi, who is suffering from liver cancer and the family of deceased East Bengal supporter Alip Chakraborty. According to a release issued by the website, a total amount of Rs 14 lakh was collected which will be handed over to Majhi and Chakrabortys families. After buying the racquets, Manoj said:”At the age of 42, leander is still winning Grand Slams. His dedication and hardwork is an inspiration for all sportspersons. I love playing tennis during breaks and it would be nice to play with these racquets.” In fact Paes called up Manoj and also promised to meet him sometime later this year when he would be coming to Kolkata. City based film producer Namit Bajoria bought Peles autographed football for Rs 1.10 lakh. The other auctioned items like Indian football captain Sunil Chhetris jersey, cricketer Ajinkya Rahanes jersey were also bought at the auction. PTI KHS KHSlast_img read more

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