The future top ten earners are likely to come from these same sports with one possible exception. Ronda Rousey, the best known female fighter in the increasingly popular sport of mixed martial arts (MMA), may break into the fold before long. She already broken into the entertainment field, co starring in Expendables 3.
As a biologist, I tend to look at the world through a biologist’s lens. Plant and bird identification, a hobby that has led to a number of arguments while driving, followed by U turns to see who was right. It definitely makes cross country drives entertaining, but also makes it hard to pay attention to all the other roadside wonders, especially geological features..
Also on Friday 30th August 2013, a number of Northern Ireland based athlete will take on events at the infamous Ultra Trail du Mont Blanc in Chamonix France. Ivan Sadlier (Unattached) completed the TDS (Sur les Traces des Ducs de Savoie), an 119km race with 7,250m of ascending on Wednesday (28th August 2013), while the remainder of the local athletes will race today. Dale Mathers (Newry City Runners), Fred Hammond (BARF), Cathal McGreevy (Team Purple) and Billy Reed (East Antrim Harriers) will take on the main UTMB race, which measures 168km in distance, with 9,600m of ascending.
Economic development marketers have been using industry clusters for decades. For tourism enterprises this provides opportunities for increased collaboration, improved visitor experiences, increased profits and more opportunities to build economic growth through expanding existing businesses. It may also help in gaining a stronger, more unified voice and new found political clout..
Now, any one of those histories would make it a perfectly suitable location for a horror movie: The home of tormented, diseased patients that died in a 19th century hospital, the nightmarish ruins that once housed the glorious dead and dying, or a set of crumbling remains still echoing with the insanity and trauma of an experimental psychiatric ward in the 1950s. These are all fantastic settings for the discriminating white, big bosomed heroine to get ghost plagued, ripped apart by mad soldier spirits still bound by misguided duty, or electro shocked by insane pubescent apparitions, respectively. It’s a triple threat kind of place..
The own goal is uncommon, but it’s not an outright rarity, especially in the 2018 World Cup. Twelve were scored, breaking the tournament record set in 1998. Historically speaking, in 17 World Cups held since the first one in 1930, 53 own goals have slipped past flailing goaltenders and mortified defenders.