Former Broome County District Attorney talks involvement in CBS’ 48 Hours episode on Haley Anderson’s murder

first_img“I wanted to fight for Haley and her family and all of the Binghamton University students,” Cornwell said. “I promised them that I would do everything I could.” But now that the trial, case and piece are over, Cornwell knows there’s work to be done. “Just seeing the sneak peak that they put out convinced me that everything I did was worth it,” Cornwell said about the episode. “I think it’ll be emotional for anyone who is watching it.” Fellow Binghamton University student Orlando Tercero was found guilty in her murder. Anderson was a Binghamton University student killed in March 2018. “It was important to document that story because the family wanted to do that and I was just glad to be part of it,” Cornwell said. (WBNG) — Former Broome County District Attorney Steve Cornwell spoke Saturday on his participation in CBS’ 48 Hours episode on the murder of Haley Anderson. “It was a way to expose domestic violence relationships in college,” Cornwell said. “I want to raise awareness about domestic violence, hopefully use it to educate and teach people how to get help, if there is a way to get help, do it. I just hope people understand the purpose of this was for the right reasons.” After Tercero was found guilty in Anderson’s murder and sentenced to 30 years in prison, Cornwell said, “[It was] a big weight was lifted off my shoulders to tell you the truth,” continuing, “My job was to fight for and protect families of Broome County.” “Hardest thing you can do as an attorney, or a D-A or a prosecutor is to watch somebody try your case,” he said. Cornwell was Broome County’s district attorney at the time, and told 12 News he spent two years on the case and trial, fighting for justice for Haley and her loved ones. The CBS 48 Hours episode on the murder of Haley Anderson airs Saturday April 25 at 10 p.m. With Tercero tried in a Nicaraguan court outside of Cornwell’s jurisdiction, he explained there was a bit of frustration. He said his role quickly became the “second chair,” in charge of assisting the Nicaraguan courts in any way he could. Cornwell said he was only going to participate in the piece if the Anderson family was comfortable doing it. So, when everyone agreed to be a part of it, he knew this was big opportunity.last_img read more

Backroom staff join Martinez

first_img And another reunion is on the cards as Wigan chairman Dave Whelan claims Martinez is the favourite to sign striker Arouna Kone from the relegated club despite bids from two other sides. “Roberto has taken who he wants with him,” the Latics chairman told Press Association Sport. “That deal has been done and we have already filled the vacancies.” Whelan said there was no compensation involved as he regarded the settlement he received from Everton for Martinez, believed to be around £1.5million for the Spaniard’s final year of his contract, enough. “We wouldn’t even attempt to (get compensation) for staff who worked with Roberto as we got what was due to us for Roberto,” he added. Kone appears the next in line to join the migration to Goodison Park despite competition from elsewhere. “Three clubs have made offers for him – Everton is definitely one – as he had a clause in his contract that he could go if someone paid £5million,” Whelan added. “It is really up to him where he wants to go now and I think he will go to Everton.” However, Whelan is keen to hang on to his other key players – such as midfielder James McCarthy – to give Martinez’s successor Owen Coyle every chance of getting back in the Premier League. “We have always got interest in one or two lads but we have hopes of holding on to them,” said the Wigan chairman. “We have had people asking of course but we have had nothing serious on the table.” Press Association Assistant Graeme Jones, chief scout Kevin Reeves and goalkeeping coach Inaki Bergara plus a member of the Latics’ medical staff have all followed the Spaniard to the Premier League club. Their arrival was made possible by the departure of Steve Round, Jimmy Lumsden and Chris Woods to Manchester United to link up again with former Toffees boss David Moyes. center_img New Everton manager Roberto Martinez has been reunited with key members of his Wigan backroom staff after a deal was completed to take them to Goodison Park.last_img read more

Ireland face battle for World Cup

first_img Press Association South Africa and the United States are expected to pose the greatest threats to Ireland’s £100million bid to host Rugby World Cup 2023. The Irish Rugby Football Union (IRFU) has confirmed an all-Ireland bid to stage the world contest in nine years’ time. The Northern Ireland Executive and Irish Government are underpinning the joint bid to secure rugby’s global showpiece. World Rugby expects the 2023 hosts to be selected in 2017, leaving Ireland quick off the mark in acclaiming their intentions. “This is an exciting announcement that further underscores the enormous prestige, appeal and benefits of hosting Rugby World Cup for both unions and governments alike,” said a World Rugby spokesman in response to Ireland confirming their intentions so quickly. Ireland’s bid will be for sole staging of the tournament, and will not include any help from the likes of the Welsh or Scottish Rugby Union. Dublin’s Aviva Stadium, Ulster’s Kingspan ground at Ravenhill and Limerick’s Thomond Park will form the centrepiece venues. Ireland’s bid will also draw upon a host of Gaelic football stadia, with the 82,300-capacity Croke Park in Dublin at the forefront of that collaboration. Political administrations in Ireland’s north and south have given the bid the green light after a 10-month preliminary assessment exercise. Irish premier Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Stormont’s First Minister Peter Robinson and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness joined IRFU boss Browne to announce the bid in Armagh on Friday. England will host next year’s World Cup before the tournament descends on Japan in 2019, with World Rugby making good on long-held promises to grow the game beyond traditional heartlands. South Africa staged one of the most memorable tournaments in 1995, the hosts holding off New Zealand to claim glory under the jubilant and politically-poignant scenes of Nelson Mandela proudly sporting a Springboks shirt. New Zealand held the inaugural 1987 tournament, repeating hosting duties in 2011, while England will become the second nation to claim the honour twice, with 2015 following 1991. World Rugby could well aim to send the 2023 tournament back to a traditional rugby hotbed, after the 2019 shift to Japan: and that would leave South Africa strong contenders. The rugby-mad nation received a huge infrastructure boost for the FIFA football World Cup staged in 2010, so would argue much of the preparation work is already in place. Rugby’s rapid rise in America was cemented by New Zealand’s decision to face the US Eagles at Chicago’s Soldier Field en route to their November European tour. Chief executive Philip Browne said the IRFU and two Irish governments will expect to commit £100million to underwrite the possibility of staging the tournament. “It has been out there that South Africa has stated an interest, Italy has bid in the past and stated an interest again, while Argentina has stated interest too, and also the USA,” said Browne. “We are under no illusions it’s going to be competitive and we have to put our best foot forward. “At this stage we haven’t had to tender documents, we won’t get those for another 12 months or more. “For the Japan World Cup the guarantee tournament fee which has to be paid to Rugby World Cup is £96million. “One assumes we are going to have to pay at least that, probably more.” Governing body World Rugby will not officially launch the bidding process for Rugby World Cup 2023 host status until next year, and have not even finalised a timeline for applications. Ireland are the first nation to launch a bid for the 2023 tournament, but must now await further instruction from World Rugby on when to make any official tender. last_img read more

The Latest: Packers helping provide $1.5 million for relief

first_imgThe Latest: Packers helping provide $1.5 million for relief March 23, 2020 ___A group representing track and field athletes has called for the Tokyo Olympics to be postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.The Athletics Association’s statement comes a day after the International Olympic Committee set itself a four-week deadline to decide on a delay.Athletics Association president Christian Taylor and vice president Emma Coburn say “we’re imploring the IOC to announce the postponement of Tokyo 2020 Olympics much sooner than in four weeks’ time.”Taylor is a long jumper and Coburn is a runner. Both competed for the United States at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics. José Manuel Constantino says “the most reasonable thing is for the IOC, the Tokyo organizing committee, the Tokyo government and the Japanese authorities to find a consensual solution to allow the Tokyo Games to take place on another date.”Constantino was speaking to Rádio Observador.He says “I hope the games are postponed.”Constantino’s comments come a day after the IOC said it was considering a postponement and would make a final decision within four weeks.Constantino says Portugal’s Olympic team is not prepared at the moment, adding “some athletes found alternative ways to prepare themselves, but others don’t have the conditions to do so.” Berit Kjøll says “it will not be possible to carry out a Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in July as planned” because of the growing coronavirus outbreak.Kjøll says she respects the IOC’s request to “come up with a well thought-out and good plan for when the games can be completed.”The Norwegian federation previously had said the Tokyo Olympics should only to take place once the coronavirus outbreak “is under firm control” worldwide.The Canadian Olympic Committee has said it will not be sending athletes to the Olympics unless the games are postponed by a year. Australia says it was advising its athletes to prepare for an Olympics in 2021.___ Cleveland Browns owners Dee and Jimmy Haslam are pledging $1.5 million to relief funds in Ohio combating the coronavirus pandemic.The team announced that the Haslams have earmarked $1 million to the Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund and $500,000 to the Columbus Foundation’s Emergency Response Fund.The Haslams also own the Columbus Crew in the Major Soccer League.Their gift follows contributions by Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield, who donated $50,000 to the Greater Cleveland Food Bank and defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi’s donation of 100,000 meals to the food bank.___ ___The New York Jets and their owners, the Johnson family, have made a $1 million joint donation to multiple United Way agencies in the New York/New Jersey area to help deal with the coronavirus outbreak.The team announced Monday that contributions will support the United Way of New York City’s COVID-19 Community Fund, the United Way of Northern New Jersey’s ALICE Recovery Fund and the United Way of Long Island’s United Together: A Response Fund for COVID-19.New York City is quickly becoming a hot spot for the new coronavirus, and Mayor Bill de Blasio says hospitals are 10 days away from running out of basic supplies. More than 12,000 people have tested positive in the city, and almost 100 have died.The UWNYC Covid-19 Community Fund allows the agency to quickly deploy resources to community-based organizations that are offering emergency relief to families and individuals in need. The ALICE Recovery Fund is a crisis recovery fund that will address needs of households that struggled to afford the basics even before the pandemic. United Together: A Response Fund for COVID-19 will also help meet the basic needs of families affected by the public health emergency. UEFA says no decision has been made finding a new date, amid a shutdown of European soccer due to the coronavirus pandemic that has no end in sight. Only four teams advanced to the Champions League quarterfinals before the remaining Round of 16 games scheduled on March 17-18 were postponed.UEFA says the Europa League final, due on May 27 in Gdansk, Poland, and the Women’s Champions League final, scheduled for May 24 in Vienna, Austria, are also postponed.___South Carolina men’s basketball coach Frank Martin isn’t sure athletes from winter sports should get another year of eligibility despite missing the sport’s premiere event, the NCAA Tournament. The Sabres had 13 games remaining and had fallen out of playoff contention.Krueger believes there is still much to be gained for the Sabres to continue playing, but adds he’ll abide by whatever decision the NHL reaches on whether to resume the regular season.As for the possibility of the NHL holding its playoffs in the summer and awarding the Stanley Cup as late as September, Krueger said “there’s nothing that I cannot imagine as an option.”___The president of the Portuguese Olympic Committee says he hopes the Tokyo Games are postponed. The $1 million Packers Give Back COVID-19 Community Relief Fund is directed toward Brown County and is being established through the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation. Packers Give Back also is directing $500,000 to support initiatives in the Milwaukee area.Packers officials said the organization will consult with the Greater Green Bay Community Foundation and community partners in Milwaukee to evaluate the needs in each area and determine where the funds will be directed.Packers Give Back already donated $30,000 last week to benefit the Brown County United Way’s emergency response fund for those impacted by COVID-19. Packers president/CEO Mark Murphy and his wife Laura have donated $240,000 to COVID-19 relief efforts in Green Bay and Door County, Wisconsin.___The top three Canadian junior hockey leagues have called off the remainder of their seasons and playoffs, and the Memorial Cup trophy given out to the national champion will not be awarded for the first time in its 102-year history. ___Russia has backed the International Olympic Committee’s approach of taking time to consider postponing the Tokyo Games and condemned the body’s critics.The IOC says it will make a decision within four weeks and the Russian Olympic Committee endorsed that plan by calling for “complete support.”The ROC says “we view as unacceptable any attempts to bring pressure on the organizations in charge responsible of staging the games and to force them to take rash decisions.”Canada has said it will boycott the Tokyo Olympics unless they are postponed and Australia has called for athletes to prepare for a 2021 event. Martin said Monday that only a small percentage of college seniors are included in the sports’ postseason tournaments. He says the vast majority completed their seasons before conference tournaments and other postseason events were canceled because of the coronavirus pandemic.Martin’s Gamecocks had their opening game of the SEC Tournament called off two weeks ago.The NCAA is expected to vote on granting eligibility for athletes affected by COVID-19 on March 30.Martin says he’s struggling with giving another full season to players simply because they missed out on the championship phase of college basketball’s year. He says: “I get that’s a hard decision and a decision that eventually has to be made.”___ Michael Sowers of Princeton, Grant Ament of Penn State and Ally Kennedy of Stony Brook are leading #LastShift2020 to be run April 6 as part of National Student-Athlete Day.Athletes are being encouraged to post video of themselves running individually through their neighborhoods or on treadmills, or they can even jog in place.Each participant pays a $20 registration fee and will have a fundraising page.Proceeds go to the HEADstrong Foundation. The Pennsylvania-based charity was founded by Nicholas “HEAD” Colleluori, a Hofstra lacrosse player who died of non-Hodgkin lymphoma in 2006.___ The Kansas City Chiefs are matching the charitable work of their players, announcing that the organization will donate a number of meals equal to the number players donate to food pantries in the metropolitan area.The challenge began when wide receiver Tyreek Hill donated 6,000 meals to Harvesters and challenged his teammates to do the same. Tight end Travis Kelce upped him by donating 12,000 and 15 weeks’ worth of food for Operation Breakthrough, which distributes supplies to children in poverty. Quarterback Patrick Mahomes answered with 15,000 meals and $100,000, and safety Tyrann Mathieu drove the total to more than 100,000 by donating another 30,000 meals.Chiefs general manager Brett Veach also said he will donate an unspecified number of meals to local food pantries.___Germany wants the Olympic Games postponed until next year at the earliest due to the coronavirus outbreak. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditWhatsappThe Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___The Green Bay Packers are establishing funds that will provide $1.5 million to assist efforts to respond to the coronavirus in Brown County, Wisconsin – which includes Green Bay – and the Milwaukee area. USA Gymnastics is joining the growing chorus of sports governing bodies asking for the 2020 Olympics to be delayed.The organization says a majority of senior national team members indicated in an anonymous survey that they were in favor of the games being pushed back. The International Olympics Committee is considering postponing the Olympics because of the coronavirus pandemic.USA Gymnastics President Li Li Leung says the organization would not specify how long of a delay it is asking for but added that most respondents were pushing for a year. Leung says the respondents’ biggest concerns centered around the health and safety of the world in general. They also were worried about the inability to train properly. Gyms in some states have been shuttered as part of a lockdown designed to help slow the spread of the virus.Leung says the respondents who wanted the games to go forward as scheduled were concerned about whether their bodies could withstand another year of training. Some respondents also worried about whether they could absorb the cost of extending their elite careers another 12 months.If the games are postponed, the 2020 Olympic trials would also be pushed back. Leung says the organization still hopes to hold a national championship in 2020. The event currently is scheduled for June 4-7 in Fort Worth, Texas. Leung says USA Gymnastics is looking at different options in terms of competition schedules. Buffalo Sabres coach Ralph Krueger is trying to remain patient while biding his time back home in Switzerland and hoping the NHL’s regular season will resume eventually.Krueger says he’s “still hanging on to the possibility,” and adds he’s been trying “not to let my brain go there until that plug is actually pulled on us.”Krueger spoke to Buffalo-area reporters during a conference call Monday, 12 days after the NHL postponed its season because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Sabres were waiting to play a game in Montreal on March 12 when the league announced its decision. The team then flew home.The first-year Sabres coach and the players remained in Buffalo through the weekend in anticipation that teams would eventually be allowed to hold practices. He booked a flight to Switzerland once the NHL pushed back its timeline from a two-week break to 45 days.Krueger keeps in touch with players and team management by text, and says he has no knowledge of any Sabres testing positive for COVID-19.center_img The Canadian Hockey League announced the cancellation of the Quebec Major Junior, Ontario and Western Hockey League playoffs and the Memorial Cup tournament in light of the coronavirus pandemic. The CHL says: “Given the troubling state of our global climate and public welfare, there is still too much risk and uncertainty to move forward in good conscience.”The 2020 Memorial Cup was scheduled to run May 22-31 in Kelowna, British Columbia.The National Hockey League season has been paused, though officials are still hopeful it can resume and the Stanley Cup be awarded. The International Ice Hockey Federation recently canceled the world championship that was scheduled to be played in Switzerland in May.___Three college lacrosse players whose seasons ended because of the coronavirus pandemic are organizing a virtual 5-kilometer race for athletes across the nation to raise money for a foundation that assists people with cancer and their families. The acclaimed equestrian summer tournament at Spruce Meadows in Canada has been canceled because of COVID-19.Four tournaments over five weeks were to start June 4 . The event annually draws dozens of international and domestic riders and horses, and thousands of spectators, to the facility near Calgary, Alberta.Canada’s Olympic champion Eric Lamaze, the all-time money leader at Spruce Meadows, and international riders such as American Kent Farrington, Britain’s Scott Brash and Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat compete there.“These are such trying times and truly without precedent,” Spruce Meadows President and CEO Linda Southern-Heathcott said Monday in a statement.Spruce Meadows planned to offer $6 million in prize money in 2020. September’s Masters has not been canceled. Russia was faced with sending a neutral team to the Tokyo Olympics under sanctions from the World Anti-Doping Agency. But those measures can’t be implemented until there’s a ruling from the Court of Arbitration for Sport, where hearings have been delayed by the coronavirus outbreak. It’s unclear whether CAS could still rule before the Tokyo Olympics are scheduled to start July 24.___The Spanish soccer federation and the Spanish league say the suspension of professional soccer in the country will continue until government officials “consider that they can be resumed without creating any health risk.”The soccer competitions had been initially suspended for two weeks, but on Sunday the government said the country’s state of emergency would likely be extended, meaning the entire nation may have to remain in lockdown until at least April 11.Spanish authorities say more than 33,000 people have been infected with the coronavirus in the country, with 2,182 deaths. ___The manager of Turkish soccer club Galatasaray says he has tested positive for the new coronavirus.Fatih Terim announced on Twitter on Monday that he was “in safe hands in hospital” and asked fans not to worry.The 66-year-old Terim had called for the postponement of Turkey’s league games after the country continued games without spectators even after most other leagues in Europe stopped. The league games were halted on Friday.Earlier, Galatasaray’s deputy president Abdurrahman Albayrak also tested positive for the virus. Associated Press ___The Azerbaijan Grand Prix has been postponed because of the coronavirus outbreak.The latest postponement means there will be no Formula One races until the middle of June at the earliest.The race at the Baku City Circuit was scheduled for June 7.The first seven races of the Formula One season had already either been postponed or canceled. ___The New York Giants have closed their team headquarters in the Meadowlands because of the coronavirus.The Giants announced Monday they closed the Quest Diagnostics Training Center after business on Friday. Ten days earlier they had ordered most of the team’s personnel to work remotely from home. Now everyone will.Security will continue to guard the building. The Giants took their coaches and scouts off the road on March 13 and halted all business travel.___ The group says more than 4,000 athletes have responded to a survey it conducted, with a large majority favoring postponement.Dina Asher-Smith, the world champion in the 200 meters, has also called for a quicker decision by the IOC.The British sprinter writes on Twitter “does this mean that athletes face up to another FOUR weeks of finding ways to fit in training – whilst potentially putting ourselves, coaches, support staff and loved ones at risk just to find out they were going to be postponed anyway.”___The Australian Olympic Committee has advised its athletes to prepare for an Olympics in 2021. Ian Chesterman, Australia’s team leader for Tokyo, says “it’s clear the games can’t be held in July.”“Our athletes have been magnificent in their positive attitude to training and preparing, but the stress and uncertainty has been extremely challenging for them,” Chesterman said in a statement released Monday by the Australian Olympic Committee.AOC chief executive Matt Carroll says Australia has athletes based overseas and training in central locations around the country.“With travel and other restrictions this becomes an untenable situation,” Carroll said.The Canadian Olympic Committee earlier said it won’t send athletes to the Tokyo Games unless they are postponed for a year, becoming the first country to threaten such a move in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Basketball governing body FIBA is telling players around the world to stay inside.FIBA president Hamane Niang and secretary general Andreas Zagklis says that in “no circumstance should our passion to play basketball surpass the importance of following the instructions of the public authorities” when it comes to helping ensure public health.FIBA says it plans to make decisions soon about the Basketball Champions League, the Basketball Champions League Americas and the Basketball Africa League — as well as all suspended international competitions.FIBA also is monitoring the Olympic developments as the world begins bracing for — and in some cases, advocating for — a postponement of this year’s Tokyo Games. Since qualifying is not yet completed, FIBA says “there is a growing need for answers to be provided quickly.”Niang and Zagklis added that “we will not ask our players to go somewhere, where we would not send our own children.” ___Pacaembu Stadium in São Paulo is being turned into an open-air hospital to help fight the coronavirus outbreak.The 45,000-seat stadium that was built for the 1950 World Cup is expected to have more than 200 beds and should be ready in 10 days. Construction began on Saturday.___The president of the Norwegian Olympic Committee is recommending that athletes from the country are not sent to the Tokyo Games if they take place as scheduled. The committee sent out a statement Sunday evening saying it was willing to help the IOC search for alternatives, but that it was not safe for athletes, “their families and the broader Canadian community for athletes to continue training for these games.”The IOC says it is considering all options. The Tokyo Games are scheduled to start July 24.___Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe says a postponement of the Tokyo Olympics would be unavoidable if the games cannot be held in a complete way because of the coronavirus impact.He was commenting on the International Olympic Committee plan to examine the situation over the next few weeks and make a decision, which could include a postponement. ___The Carolina Hurricanes will temporarily close offices at PNC Arena beginning Tuesday so employees in hockey and business operations can work remotely due to concerns about the spread of the coronavirus.In a statement Monday, team president and general manager Don Waddell says the team will continue to operate “as normally as possible given the circumstances.”The team also announced there will be a blood drive Thursday at the arena in partnership with UNC REX Healthcare, WakeMed and The Blood Connection. Precautions will include asking donors to wait in their cars to allow for social distancing, spacing donor chairs “as far apart as possible” and encouraging donors to make an appointment.___ German Olympic Sport Federation president Alfons Hörmann tells news agency dpa he would have liked a clearer stance from the IOC, one day after the governing body said it would make a final decision on postponement within four weeks.“We would have liked a clear statement now that the games definitely won’t take place on the scheduled dates and that discussions on alternative dates were being held,” Hörmann says. “We would prefer a postponement until next year at least.”The Olympic Games are due to begin in Tokyo from July 24.___UEFA has formally postponed the Champions League final scheduled to be played on May 30 in Istanbul. Abe, speaking at a parliamentary session, ruled out the possibility of a cancellation.Whether Tokyo can hold the Olympics as planned from July 24 has been a major international concern as the COVID-19 pandemic has spread globally.____More AP sports: https://apnews.com/apf-sports and https://twitter.com/AP_Sportslast_img read more

Falode Says LaLiga/NWFL MoU Timely for Growth of Female Football Â

first_imgNigeria Women Football League (NWFL) Chairperson, Aisha Falode, has described as a new dawn in women football development the recent endorsed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the women football governing body and the Sports Association of the National Spanish Football Competition, LaLiga de Futbol Professional (La Liga).The agreement between the two league bodies is aimed at promoting gender equality in sports through integration of women in football while encouraging access to sports management, education and the development of CSR activities.Falode said the strategic alliance and partnership with the world renowned league (La Liga) was timely as it is expected  to speed up the growth of the game in the country.“This is a very timely and important development for the NWFL and Nigeria women football as a whole. A strategic alliance and partnership with LaLiga recognised as the world’s best league is definitely a good step forward and in the right direction towards the growth and development of the women game in Nigeria.“It’s a new dawn for women football in Nigeria, this is just the beginning of greater things to come for the NWFL as better days are fast approaching.“With the long string of success of our women’s national teams in international competitions and their dominating status on the African continent (an achievement that is firmly rooted in the depth, quality and management of nation’s women league) this partnership will help us bridge the gap with the development of the game in the western world,” said Falode.The LaLiga Women Football Director, Martina Olivas said the partnership with the NWFL was a firm demonstration of the La Liga commitment towards lending a helping hand to women’s leagues across the globe to achieve their set goals.“In LaLiga, we have a firm commitment to supporting the development of women football not only in Spain but also internationally as evidenced by agreements just like this one.“We understand the growing strength of women football globally and we believe that this partnership will bring great benefits to both parties.“A particular notable aspect of the partnership will include the exchange of football knowledge and experience between both parties. LaLiga will facilitate the development of television commercials for the women football division in Nigeria,” stressed Olivas.LaLiga delegate in Nigeria, Javier Rio said the partnership was an affirmation of the office in Nigeria to encourage the development of the game in the country.“This is a very important agreement for LaLiga and its office in Nigeria as it helps us to reaffirm our commitment on the development of football in the country.“Women’s football in Nigeria is already a benchmark in Africa and internationally and we are pleased to be able to collaborate with a league that has this much potential.“The MoU primarily borders around the sustainable development and growth of women’s football in Nigeria,” said Rio.The kernel of the partnership will see NWFL and LaLiga participate in the sustainable growth and development of women´s football in Nigeria and Spain. The MoU will facilitate the establishment of channels of communication that permit the creation and exchange of information as well as technical, financial and institutional collaboration.The parties shall make its best efforts to exchange knowledge through the organisation of   workshops, meetings, visits, conferences, etc. on different management areas: League and club’s organisation and management; Commercial and TV development on women´s football; Labour relations and professionalization among other areas mutually beneficial to both parties.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

Father, stepmother accused of killing 11-year-old boy by forcing him to drink water

first_imgA Colorado couple have turned themselves in to authorities last week after police say they killed their 11-year-old son by forcing him to drink large amounts of water.The Colorado Springs Gazette reports 41-year-old Ryan Sabin and 42-year-old Tara Sabin are being held without bail at the El Paso County jail and face several charges, including child abuse and first-degree murder.Prosecutors say Zachary Sabin died in Black Forest on March 11 after the couple made him drink the water because his urine was dark. The county coroner’s office determined the boy died of forced water intoxication after he was told to drink four 24-ounce (.7-litre) bottles of water over four hours without eating.According to an arrest affidavit, Tara Sabin, the boy’s stepmother, told authorities he wore a diaper at night because of a hereditary urological problem.The father, Ryan Sabin, a sergeant based at Fort Carson, called 911 after he found the boy in his bed with foam coming from his mouth and blood on his bed.Investigators discovered that Zachary also suffered from other physical abuse, as well as five other children.,A Colorado couple have turned themselves in to authorities last week after police say they killed their 11-year-old son by forcing him to drink large amounts of water.The Colorado Springs Gazette reports 41-year-old Ryan Sabin and 42-year-old Tara Sabin are being held without bail at the El Paso County jail and face several charges, including child abuse and first-degree murder.Prosecutors say Zachary Sabin died in Black Forest on March 11 after the couple made him drink the water because his urine was dark. The county coroner’s office determined the boy died of forced water intoxication after he was told to drink four 24-ounce (.7-litre) bottles of water over four hours without eating.According to an arrest affidavit, Tara Sabin, the boy’s stepmother, told authorities he wore a diaper at night because of a hereditary urological problem.The father, Ryan Sabin, a sergeant based at Fort Carson, called 911 after he found the boy in his bed with foam coming from his mouth and blood on his bed.Investigators discovered that Zachary also suffered from other physical abuse, as well as five other children.last_img read more