REUTERS: Leicester City have launched a professional women's team starting next season as part of their long-term strategy to develop young talent in the region, the Premier League club announced on Saturday. King Power International, Leicester's parent company, have agreed to acquire the independently established Leicester City Women's Football Club, which was formed in 2004. The women's outfit will join the men's football operations after the Football Association approved the transfer of the team's licence to play in the Women's Championship. Women's team general manager Jade Morgan, first-team manager Jonathan Morgan, 12 members of the playing squad and several members of the support staff will be retained as part of the new full-time setup. "The introduction of a women's team embedded within the club has been an ambition of ours for some time and today it can start to be realised," Leicester City chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha said in a statement … [Read more...] about Leicester commit to women’s game with launch of new professional team
President Biden Joe Biden Noem touts South Dakota coronavirus response, knocks lockdowns in CPAC speech On The Trail: Cuomo and Newsom — a story of two embattled governors Biden celebrates vaccine approval but warns 'current improvement could reverse' MORE is the latest in a long line of presidents who promised to end the bitter division in American politics. The first President Bush offered a “kinder, gentler” politics. He was fired after one term. Bill Clinton William (Bill) Jefferson Clinton Trumpists' assaults on Republicans who refuse to drink the Kool-Aid will help Democrats The Jan. 6 case for ending the Senate filibuster Mellman: White working-class politics MORE called himself a “New Democrat” and embraced a “third way” alternative to both liberalism and conservatism. He got impeached. ADVERTISEMENT George W. Bush called himself “a uniter, not a divider.” The country did unite after the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01. It … [Read more...] about Americans have decided to give professionals a chance
David Nyika made a bizarre start to his professional boxing career when his fight lasted just 29s in Auckland on Saturday night. The Commonwealth Games double gold medallist recorded a TKO win over Jesse Maio in one of the feature fights on the undercard to the Joseph Parker v Junior Fa promotion. There was huge anticipation around Hamilton's Nyika joining the money ranks, but the fight was an absolute fizzer, through no fault of his. Nyika looked comfortable behind his jab as he enjoyed a height advantage over Maio who was 3-0 entering the fight. READ MORE: New Zealand's biggest fight since David Tua and Shane Cameron is getting closer Joseph Parker's career 'blemished' after Dillian Whyte 'bullied' Kiwi - UK media But as Nyika stepped it up to get aggressive things took a twist. Maio ducked in just as Nyika was delivering a right hand that appeard to glance off the back of Maio’s lowered head. Maio took a count and the referee called the fight off to loud boos … [Read more...] about David Nyika’s bizarre TKO win on professional debut on Joseph Parker v Junior Fa undercard
REUTERS: Bob and Mike Bryan, the most successful men's doubles team in the history of tennis, are bringing the curtain down on their 22-year professional careers, the New York Times reported on Wednesday. The Bryans, 42, captured a professional era record 119 titles together, including 16 Grand Slams, 39 ATP Masters 1000s and the ATP Finals title four times. "We just both feel it in our guts that it is the right moment," Mike told the New York Times. "At this age it takes so much work to go out there and compete. "We love playing still but we don't love getting our bodies ready to get out there. We want to go out right now where we still have some good tennis left." The Californian pair were the top-ranked doubles team in the world for 438 weeks and became the first team to clinch a Career Golden Masters in 2014 with their Shanghai triumph. They also won Olympic gold at London 2012 and were part of the U.S. Davis Cup-winning team in 2007. "We weren't in this last year … [Read more...] about Bryan brothers announce retirement – NY Times
Riddhi Bhatia, HR generalist Defi nitely, WFH is going on absolutely fi ne, but the level of concentration and dedication required can only be achieved when in offi ce. Productivity and even the one-to-one conversation becomes quite easy when you are in an offi ce space. Sunil Bhatnagar , Retired professional One cannot just live in a virtual world all the time. It could be a mix of both, maybe two-three days in offi ce a week. This could also create an ideal work-life balance module, benefi cial for both, the organisation and individuals. Nimesh Patel , Professional Looking at the improved situation and the vaccination drive successfully marching ahead, it is more expedient to return to offi ce than work from home. It is also more eff ective, productive and provides supplementary focus on work. … [Read more...] about Would you rather go to office now, or continue working from home?