National swimming champs set for next month

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first_imgThe event will run from the September 30 to October 2 with four sessions.The Boroko Amateur Swimming Club will be the host Club for the event working alongside PNG Swimming Inc. (PNGSI) executives.This annual prestigious event on the 2016 PNGSI calendar will once again bring together our talented, enthusiastic and aspiring athletes and volunteers from around the country and overseas to experience and witness great competition.PNG Swimming Inc. (PNGSI) President, Elizabeth Wells said it is hoped there will be some excellent performances from the athletes competing in their individual events in all four strokes being contested- Freestyle, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Butterfly and the Individual Medley events.“As swimmers race towards swimming personal best times, with the hope of capturing a PNG record in the process, they will also be competing for a place on the PNG Swim Team to the 13th FINA World Short Course Championships to be held in Windsor, Canada from December 5-11 this year,” said Wells.She added that swimmers from Boroko and Lae Clubs’ are preparing well to race over the competition weekend.She said the competition will also provide an opportunity for athletes to swim qualifying times to register a spot on the National BSP Aquatic Excellence Squads.She thanked TNT who have been the major sponsor of the event since 2003.  “Their continued sponsorship of the National Short Course Championships, both financially, and in kind, allows PNGSI executives to provide a national competition run under FINA rules for our athletes to showcase their talent in the pool,” said Wells.last_img read more


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first_img1 Transfer rumours and paper review Here are the top transfer-related stories in Friday’s newspapers…Manchester United have put all their major transfers on hold because of the increasing uncertainty over Louis van Gaal’s future. It has been reported the Dutchman may quit the club at the end of the season, a year early, over the high pressure of the job at Old Trafford. (Daily Mirror)The agent of in-demand striker Alexandre Pato has confirmed four clubs – including Chelsea and Liverpool – have a chance of signing the 26-year-old Brazilian, but insisted that no bids have yet been made. (UOL Esporte) Branislav Ivanovic appears to have agreed a new one-year deal at Chelsea. (Daily Express)However, the Blues are facing a battle to convince midfielder Nemanja Matic he has a future at Stamford Bridge, with the 27-year-old currently debating his future at Stamford Bridge and considering an exit. (Daily Mail) Former Chelsea and Liverpool striker Fernando Torres could soon be the highest-paid player in the world, with eight offers on the table according to his agent.  (The Sun) Man United are considering ending their interest in Lazio’s Felipe Anderson. The Red Devils are said to be put off by the 22-year-old Brazil midfielder’s price tag and recent form. (Bleacher Report) Meanwhile, United have taken 15-year-old Polish goalkeeper Bartosz Mrozek on trial. (Przeglad Sportowy) Russian club Zenit St Petersburg want Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini to take charge when Andre Villas-Boas leaves at the end of the season. (Daily Star) Crystal Palace are considering offering a six-month contract to striker Emmanuel Adebayor, 31, who is a free agent after being released by Tottenham. (Guardian) Newcastle have tabled a £7million bid for Swansea striker Bafetimbi Gomis. (The Sun)However, Newcastle look likely to end their interest in Andros Townsend after Tottenham refused to lower their £14m valuation of the 24-year-old England winger. (Guardian) Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce has revealed he is looking for two outfield players and a goalkeeper, but refused to confirm whether he wants to sign Swansea striker Andre Ayew. (Chronicle Live) Former Brazil midfielder Ronaldinho, 35, says he has no plans to retire and will look for a new club after celebrating the Rio carnival in February. (Goal.com)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…?Daniel Sturridge defended by his former coach amid growing pressure: ‘I know the Liverpool player well, he loves the game’Stuart Pearce has had no contact with Bristol City, but says it is a club ‘you’d certainly go talk to’Graeme Souness: ‘This might be the best Tottenham team since the Bill Nicholson days’Arsenal MUST believe we can win the Premier League title, insists Theo WalcottNewcastle transfer report: Espanyol youngster emerges as £1million targetSouthampton and Stoke in battle to sign Porto midfielder Giannelli ImbulaMiddlesbrough working on deal for £12m Southampton flop Gaston Ramirezlast_img read more


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first_imgShe attends a private school in Pretoria Midstreams Estates and is currently in Grade 8. She plans to finish school and bring out another CD soon.She says performing is an amazing, indescribable experience and hopes to one day be as “big” as Karlien van Jaarsveld. Her role models are Nadine, Celine Dion and Adele.Liila lives by the mantra: “You were born an original, don’t die a copy.”One of her songs, ‘1000 Woorde’, was a real crowd-pleaser at the show.She says she really likes Ladysmith people, as they are incredibly hospitable. At the tender age of 13 years old, the girl they call Liila took the stage on Friday evening at the annual Ladysmith Show to entertain the crowd. She sang a few cover versions of well-known songs, as well as some of her own originals.She started taking singing lessons when she was in Grade 2 and began singing professionally last year.Liila was born in America and her father worked away from home a lot. Her mom was the one who gave her the nickname Liila, which has stuck and is now her stage name. WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite WebsiteWebsiteWebsite last_img read more