first_imgImage Courtesy: Hindustan TimesAdvertisement cm6NBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsdtbp6cWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E8vka( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) gp6pWould you ever consider trying this?😱40ssCan your students do this? 🌚rixdoRoller skating! Powered by Firework The 2022 Commonwealth games slated to be hosted by Birmingham will feature the sport of cricket by the inclusion of the Women’s T20 event.Advertisement Image Courtesy: Hindustan TimesIn a decision taken by the Commonwealth Games Federation, Women’s T20 cricket was included along with Beach Volleyball and Para table tennis.The event will see eight teams play a series of matches at the iconic Edgbaston cricket ground in a bring in the medals. Here is what CGF President Dame Louise Martin had to comment on this historic landmark:Advertisement “Today is a historic day for the Commonwealth Games and I am delighted that we can now confirm that Birmingham 2022 is set to have the largest ever female and para-sport programme in history. “I would like to congratulate and formally welcome Women’s T20 Cricket, Beach Volleyball and Para Table Tennis to the official sports programme for Birmingham 2022 and I know they will all help enhance what will be a spectacular and vibrant multi-sport event.Advertisement Whereas, the  International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive Manu Sawhney also had some words to add regarding the decision:“We are delighted and honoured the Commonwealth Games Associations voted to include Women’s T20 cricket as a sport at the next Commonwealth Games. This is a very significant moment for women’s cricket and for the global cricket community, who were united in their support of this bid. Our partnership with the Commonwealth Games is a significant step forward in realising our ambition for the women’s game. All the players who are lucky enough to compete at Birmingham 2022 will be part of a truly memorable experience,” Read Also:CoA confirms Rahul Dravid has no conflict of interestSunil Gavaskar heaps praise on Shreyas Iyer; expects regular opportunities Advertisementlast_img read more

first_imgNelson defeated Armstrong before dropping a close encounter to Kelowna Apple Smacks in the spring.”This event is the only chance to see roller derby in Nelson this year, so it’s not one to miss,” said a Killjoys spokeperson.”The Killjoys are donating to the SPCA, the Women’s Centre and CJLY Co-op Radio instead of taking any funds from admission, so we really hope the whole community supports these great causes, supports local non profit organizations, and supports local (and undeniably entertaining) athletics.”The WKRD League disbanded last fall after the three teams in Nelson, Castlegar and Trail/Rossland decided to separate into travel teams.There is no admission to the tournament.Instead, spectators are urged to make a donation to local charity during the tournament.”The Killjoys are really proud of all that we and our team and league accomplished while we established roller derby in the Kootenays, and we are also extra proud to have been the final Golden Boot winners,” the Killjoys spokeperson explained. The Nelson Killjoys host the four-team Blood Bath and Beyond Women’s Roller Derby Tournament Saturday (June 25) at the NDCC Arena.The Killjoys are joined by NWO Wolf Pack (Chilliwack), Avalance City All Stars (Fernie) and TOAST (Thompson-Okanagan) in the event which begins at 9 a.m.The Championship Final, against the top two teams, is set for 6:30 p.m., also in the NDCC Arena.The Killjoys are 1-1 since leaving the West Kootenay Roller Derby League.last_img read more

first_imgCHEF TIMOTHY HOLLINGSWORTH OF LA’s TREND-SETTING OTIUM RESTAURANT, TO SERVE UP WORLD CLASS FARE; WINE TASTINGS, DYNAMIC CRAFT COCKTAILS & LIVE MUSIC ALL INCLUDED ARCADIA, Calif. (Sept. 16, 2016)–Santa Anita’s exclusive Chandelier Room, an iconic entertainment destination since 1934, will again play host to the track’s Guest Chef Series, featuring an innovative dining experience uniquely steeped in Los Angeles culture, live music, ready access to world class Thoroughbred racing and more, beginning Saturday, Oct. 1, which is also Breeders’ Cup Preview Day at The Great Race Place.With five Grade I, Breeders’ Cup Challenge “Win and You’re In” stakes highlighting a blockbuster program on Oct. 1, the popular Guest Chef Series event will also provide attendees with a catered menu designed by Chef Timothy Hollingsworth from one of LA’s hottest restaurants, Otium. Also included are wine tastings, entrance to the Chandelier Room, access to “The Balcony” for optimal race viewing, a racing program and tip sheet–all for just $85.The Chandelier Room, which underwent a multi-million dollar renovation two years ago, now provides attendees with spectacular, unobstructed views of the beautiful San Gabriel Mountains, Santa Anita main track and turf course, as well as a terrific view of the horses as they exit the Seabiscuit Walking Ring and make their way to the main track.The site of dozens of movie and television shoots over the course of more than eight decades, the Chandelier Room provides a luxurious setting in which guests can experience LA’s innovative dining culture combined with the timeless tradition of Thoroughbred racing that is uniquely “Santa Anita.”Fans are encouraged to register now for tickets to the Guest Chef Series on Oct. 1 by visiting santaanita.com/events: http://santaanita.com/events/guest-chef-series-chandelier-room/#.V9hkETRHanM. (Special Offer: There is a $20 discount on all tickets purchased before Sept. 25). Fans can also call (626) 574-RACE for more information.last_img read more