Japan 2019 set goal high – 300.000 spectators!

first_imgShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsThe 24th IHF Women’s World Championship in Kumamoto, Japan throws off in just over a year, on 30 November 2019.Representatives of the Japanese Handball Association (JHA) as well as the Japan 2019 Organising Committee (JOC) met with the International Handball Federation (IHF) at the IHF head office in Basel, Switzerland to discuss a number of general organisational matters and to officially sign the 2019 IHF Women’s World Championship contract.Items on the agenda at the meeting today included venues, hotel, transportation, marketing issues, the spectator concept, bid development and the 2018 AHF Women’s Asian Championship as a test event this December. Five venues were confirmed as hosting games with the JOC targeting a total of 300,000 spectators. At the end of the meeting, both the IHF and the Japanese Handball Association signed the World Championship contract, writes IHF.info. TV AGAINST HANDBALL FANS: Why? Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Recommended for you 1 Comment Related Items:IHF, Japan 2019, Japan handball Pingback: Japan 2019 set goal high – 300.000 spectators! – SportandoNews 1 Comment ShareTweetShareShareEmail Norway, France and Germany close to Tokyo IHF referees for Tokyo 2020last_img read more

Networks expand membership

first_imgThe Project Professionals Group (PPG), has stretched its reach throughout Australia with the appointment ofIntramar Pty Ltd. Intramar was established in 1981 with its corporate headquarters in Melbourne and branch offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Townsville, Adelaide and Perth. More information about Intramar can be found atwww.intramar.com.auThe PPG says that it is expecting around 100 attendees from over 40 countries at its fourth annual conference in Rio de Janeiro at the Sofitel Copacabana from June 15-17, 2011. A Certificate of Achievement in Project Cargo Management short course will be held over two days leading up to the conference at the same venue. This ISOaccredited training was designed to appeal to project forwarders seeking to fast track industry skills and knowledge.Meanwhile, Glogos Ltd has been named as the second Russian member of the Project Cargo Network (PCN). Glogos is based in Saint-Petersburg and handles heavy weight and out-of-gauge cargo transport, port logistics, transshipment and barge services, as well as chartering. More information about Glogos can be found atwww.glogos.netlast_img read more

Altamira terminal gets a lift

first_imgThe 200,000 sq m steel and breakbulk terminal has handled over 5,100,000 tonnes of steel since its opening in 2009. The terminal provides rail and road links to Monterrey, Monclova, San Luis Potosi, Queretaro, Guadalajara and Mexico City.The new Gottwald crane will be added to the terminal’s existing 100-tonne capacity model, in addition to its heavy-duty forklift range.Clipper Group, which is one of the four shareholders in the IPA Steel Terminal, explained that the new HMK260E crane will be able to execute heavy lifts of up to 150 tonnes in tandem with the terminal’s existing mobile harbour crane. Read more about the Altamira terminal here.  www.clipper-group.com www.steelterminal.comlast_img read more

Trumbo rejects Orioles’ qualifying offer to become free agent

first_imgOutfielder Mark Trumbo rejected the Orioles’ $17.2 million qualifying offer on Monday, officially making him a free agent.His decision to turn down the one-year offer was expected after Trumbo led the major leagues with 47 home runs in 2016. The Orioles will now receive a compensatory draft pick at the end of the first round of the 2017 draft should Trumbo sign with another club this winter.Executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette and the Orioles have expressed interest in re-signing the 30-year-old to a long-term deal, but they would prefer to make him their regular designated hitter while upgrading their defense in right field. Despite a career-high .850 on-base plus slugging percentage to go along with 108 runs batted in, Trumbo finished at minus-11 defensive runs saved in the outfield, which damaged his overall value as a player.Because of that below-average defense, Trumbo finished 11th on the 2016 Orioles in wins above replacement at 1.6, according to Baseball Reference.His career season at the plate earned Trumbo an invitation to his second All-Star Game as well as a Silver Slugger Award, but he hit just .214 with a .754 OPS after the All-Star break. His .256 batting average for the season was just above his career .251 mark.Trumbo is projected by MLB Trade Rumors to fetch a four-year, $60 million deal that wouldn’t be far off the four-year, $57 million contract Seattle gave former Oriole Nelson Cruz two years ago, but it remains to be seen how the draft-pick stipulation might impact Trumbo’s value on the open market, especially with a number of other attractive outfield options available.Seven other major league free agents rejected qualifying offers from their former teams before Monday’s 5 p.m. deadline: outfielders Jose Bautista (Toronto), Yoenis Cespedes (New York Mets), Ian Desmond (Texas), and Dexter Fowler (Chicago Cubs), first baseman Edwin Encarnacion (Toronto), closer Kenley Jansen (Los Angeles Dodgers), and third baseman Justin Turner (Dodgers). Two players — Mets second baseman Neil Walker and Philadelphia starting pitcher Jeremy Hellickson — accepted offers to remain with their current clubs for the 2017 season.Trumbo becomes the fourth player to reject a qualifying offer from the Orioles over the last three offseasons, joining Cruz, starting pitcher Wei-Yin Chen, and first baseman Chris Davis. Of course, Davis eventually signed a seven-year, $161 million deal to remain in Baltimore last winter while Chen and Cruz signed elsewhere.last_img read more

Judge OKs way for suit against former LAPD officer

first_img Berkow joined the Los Angeles Police Department in 2003 to root out misconduct. For up-to-date news and observations on crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! A Los Angeles judge has cleared the way for trial of a lawsuit against a former police official accused of trading jobs for sex. Michael Berkow was a deputy LA police chief and now heads up the police department in Savannah, Georgia. Sergeant Ya-May Christle is suing him and the city for sexual harassment and retaliation. She contends women who had affairs with Berkow were promoted, whereas she complained and was demoted. Judge William Fahey yesterday rejected the city’s claim of insufficient facts. He’s ordered Berkow to come back to give a deposition in advance of trial, tentatively set for September.last_img read more