Tipp footballers confident in panel abilities


first_imgManager Liam Kearns says the team are looking to be progressive again this year… The Tipp senior footballers are confident in the abilities of their panel ahead of the opening National League game against Cork.January 27th will see their first game in Division 2 for 2018 – after they won Division 3 last year.The Premier comprehensively overcame CIT in a challenge game at Dr Morris Park last night 2-17 to 8 points – and they’ve two more challenge games coming up in the next 2 weeks – against the Garda College, and UCC.last_img read more

Amel Tuka won Silver in Finals of the Doha World Championship


first_imgBosnia and Herzegovina’s best athlete Amel Tuka competed in the 800-meter on Tuesday evening in the finals of the Doha World Championship.In the finals, he managed to reach the silver medal, the greatest achievement in the history of BiH athletics. Tuka ran out in 1:43:37. This was the best score of the season for the BiH athlete.Tuka said today that he will run for all those who cheer him up and give him support, but also for those who are no longer with us. After winning the medal, he posted the following on Facebook. “People, let me just give you a quick word. People, I won silver. I’m overjoyed. Thank God for everything. I can’t describe my feelings in words. Thank you and I love you.”After winning the medal,  Tuka received congratulations all over the world, News Agency Patria reports.last_img read more

Survey suggests slight rebound in Midwest economic growth


first_imgOMAHA, Neb. (AP) — A new report says an October survey of business supply managers suggests a bump occurred in economic growth for nine Midwest and Plains states.The report issued Friday says the Mid-America Business Conditions index rebounded to 52.6, compared with 49.1 in September. The August figure was 49.3. The index had remained above growth neutral for 32 straight months.Creighton University economist Ernie Goss oversees the survey, and he says trade disagreements and the global economic slowdown have slowed regional growth.The survey results are compiled into a collection of indexes ranging from zero to 100. Survey organizers say any score above 50 suggests growth. A score below that suggests decline.The survey covers Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Oklahoma and South Dakota.last_img read more