Faurlin posts farewell message to QPR fans

first_imgAlejandro Faurlin has confirmed he will leave QPR this summer.West London Sport had earlier revealed that manager Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink had indicated that out-of-contract trio Faurlin, Clint Hill and Karl Henry are not in his plans.Faurlin, who has been at Rangers for seven years, subsequently posted a farewell message to fans on social media, thanking them for their support.Hasselbaink wanted to keep Junior Hoilett, whose contract also expires this summer, but the Canadian has told the club he wants to leave.See also: Hoilett tells QPR he wants to leaveFollow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

Stephen Curry scores 15,000th career point

first_imgSo, the Warriors’ star dribbled down the court. Then he hoisted a 31-foot 3-pointer. And like most of them that he has taken in his … CLICK HERE if you are unable to view this photo gallery or video on your mobile device* * *Subscribe to the Mercury News and East Bay Times for $40 a year and receive a free Warriors championship coffee table book* * *OAKLAND – With the ball in his hands and the open court in front of him, Stephen Curry did not see anything that could stop him.last_img

Cartoon: Blogging Was Made Possible by…

first_imgRelated Posts 4 Keys to a Kid-Safe App The new FTC guidelines for disclosure by bloggers have stirred up some anger among bloggers accustomed to getting free stuff and blogging about it without the heavy hand of governmental Big Brother yadda yadda – oh, you can finish the sentence yourself.I can respect that it might get people’s backs up to suggest that their integrity is for sale, especially for such low prices. (Although, the last time I checked the exchange rate, integrity was down sharply against the dollar… and against the free chewing gum.) Then again, I’ve seen enough obviously feigned enthusiasm in some “reviews” to convince me that at least a few bloggers are happy to rent their voices – and readers – to any marketing department with a gift card and blogger outreach program.All easy enough for me to say, of course; I have a job and make a pretty good living (touch wood). I can imagine that I might be tempted to modify my views if money was short and a blog review could put another meal on the table for my kids. Then again, for every blogger out there who’s struggling to make ends meet, there are countless more blog readers – the people the marketers are really trying to reach. Don’t they deserve to know about the relationship between product and blogger when they assess what they’re reading?I’m a fan of disclosure, and while I haven’t examined the FTC guidelines in detail, I support the idea in principle.But it’s interesting that the FTC went after bloggers rather than, say, entertainment writers who don’t mention the expensive junkets that movie studios take them on. A blogger who has to disclose that she or he received a free package of hot dog weiners has every right to feel burned after dropping fifty bucks to take the family to the latest “THRILLING!” “FANTASTIC!” “SURE-FIRE WINNER!” 9 Books That Make Perfect Gifts for Industry Ex… rob cottingham 5 Outdoor Activities for Beating Office Burnout More Noise to Signal. Tags:#Cartoons#web 12 Unique Gifts for the Hard-to-Shop-for People…last_img read more

Russian race walker banned for doping

first_img‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes The Russian track federation said Thursday that Kirdyapkina was banned for three years by the Court of Arbitration for Sport after her blood data showed signs of doping. She will have to cease her coaching career and is disqualified from second-place finishes from the 2011 and 2013 world championships.Kirdyapkina originally took the bronze in 2011 but was elevated to second when the winner, Russian teammate Olga Kaniskina, was banned for doping. Kirdyapkina’s 2011 silver is set to pass to Elisa Rigaudo of Italy, the original fourth-place finisher, while Liu Hong of China is in line to inherit the 2013 medal.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chief SPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesKirdyapkina has also been disqualified from her fifth-place finish at the 2012 Olympics. Russian teammate Elena Lashmanova is still officially considered the winner of that race, though she was banned in 2014 in another doping case.Athletes from the Russian walk team’s Saransk training center won nine Olympic and 18 world championship medals from 2004-16, but head coach Viktor Chegin has since been banned for life. Grace Poe files bill to protect govt teachers from malicious accusations Terrence Ross stays in Orlando, carries Magic past Timberwolves Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town MOST READ ‘We are too hospitable,’ says Sotto amid SEA Games woes SEA Games hosting troubles anger Dutertecenter_img Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting US judge bars Trump’s health insurance rule for immigrants LATEST STORIES PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Oil plant explodes in Pampanga town In all, more than 30 athletes associated with the team and the Saransk training center have served bans. The Russian anti-doping agency said last year it had found current national team walkers traveling to a remote part of Kyrgyzstan to train under Chegin even though they were forbidden to work with him.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next FILE – In this file photo dated Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, Anisya Kirdyapkina of Russia competes in the 20-kilometer women’s race walk, at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London. Russian officials say Thursday Feb. 7, 2019, that two-time world championship medalist race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina has been banned for doping. (AP Photo/ Dmitry Lovetsky, FILE)MOSCOW— Russian race walker Anisya Kirdyapkina, a two-time world championship medalist, has been banned for using performance-enhancing drugs, further dismantling one of the most successful doping programs in history.Kirdyapkina was the only athlete from Russia’s nine-person Olympic walk team in 2012 never to have served a ban despite multiple investigations into organized doping involving her coach, her teammates and her gold medal-winning husband, Sergei.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more