Ohio State mens volleyball looking to avenge 2013 seasonending loss against Grand

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Junior outside hitter Michael Henchy (6) prepares to strike the ball during a match against Saint Francis Feb. 9 at St. John Arena. OSU won, 3-1.Credit: Shelby Lum / Photo editorThe team that ended the Ohio State men’s volleyball team 2012-13 campaign could be the one who the Buckeyes get their season back on track against.The No. 14 Buckeyes (5-6, 2-2) are set to host Grand Canyon as they continue their five-match homestand at St. John Arena. The Antelopes (6-7) defeated OSU, 3-2, in a Men’s Intercollegiate Volleyball Association Quarterfinal match that ended its season. A chance at revenge lies with the Buckeyes, with two matches against the Antelopes slated to start at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday.“They’re a strong team with a lot of returners so I expect them to play really well together,” junior outside hitter Michael Henchy said. “Last time we played them, we lost in five sets and no one has forgotten that. It’s going to be a fun match to play in.”In the last meeting between the two teams, OSU led 2-1 after three sets, but Grand Canyon stormed back to win the final two and take the match.“They came out with a lot of fire and played like they had nothing to lose and ended up beating us. Everyone was in shock at the outcome of the game and it was because we took them very lightly. We can’t let that happen again,” senior middle blocker Jonathan Newton said.OSU is preparing to start off strong against Grand Canyon and hopefully take early control of the match. Newton said the Buckeyes can’t underestimate Grand Canyon like they did previously.“They are going to come out and put up a good fight. If we let them get an early jump on us then we could be in trouble. We will be able to control the game if we stop their momentum from the beginning,” Newton said.After taking some time to get some rest away from the gym this past Sunday and Monday, Newton said the Buckeyes have been working on themselves this week, instead of worrying about what the other team is going to bring to the court.“This game has a lot to do with how Ohio State plays. If we can focus on our side of the net and bring a lot of energy, then it’s going to be hard for any team to beat us in our home gym,” Newton said.OSU coach Pete Hanson said the Buckeyes will do what they can to prevent a repeat of last season’s tournament loss.“We have continued to become better as a unit and not to mention, our returning guys have a little bit of an edge to them, because of what happened last year in the playoffs. We are ready to send the message that it is not going to happen again, especially in St. John Arena,” Hanson said. read more


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first_imgFormer Juventus Coach Fabio Capello believes Jose Mourinho has helped Manchester United star Paul Pogba to improve his game.Pogba left the Old Ladies to return to Old Trafford in 2016, but he’s had a strained relationship with the Portuguese manager.“It wasn’t easy for Pogba to get used to English football,” Capello told Football Italia“He’d only experienced it at youth level. Today he’s more involved, and in that respect, Mourinho’s jabs have helped him.”ole gunnar solskjaer, manchester unitedReport: Up to seven first team players out for United George Patchias – September 13, 2019 Manchester United have some serious injury problems with up to seven first-team players out.This Saturday, United have a Premier League clash with Leicester City….Capello also looked ahead to Wednesday’s match.“Manchester United can count on the structure of their team, the experience and the quality of their champions.“United deserve the utmost respect and remain an opponent to be feared, but at Old Trafford Juventus impressed with their personality and conviction.“Are they favourites to win the competition? It’s early. What we can say is that Juventus have shown they’ve got a Champions League mentality, tackling the big European commitments with conviction and relaxation.”last_img read more


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first_imgParis Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva warned his teammates that Manchester United are always “dangerous” ahead of their Champions League showdown next yearFollowing Sunday’s 3-1 defeat to rivals Liverpool, manager Jose Mourinho was removed from his post with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer being brought to succeed the Portuguese on an interim basis for the remainder of the season.This came after United’s worst start to a season in 28 years with the club down in sixth-place in the Premier League and 11 points behind Chelsea in the final top-four spot.However, Silva believes PSG would be unwise to take United for granted under the relatively unproven Solskjaer – who has never coached a major European club before.“United, it is always a dangerous team,” said Silva, according to Goal. “Under Mourinho, I think they could have done better.Colin Dagba, France,How Dagba become one of PSG’s regulars Manuel R. Medina – September 14, 2019 21-year-old full-back Colin Dagba had a very difficult time to break into professional football, but now he’s one of PSG’s regular players.“The motivation of the players is very strong, they will be motivated to play well, to win matches, and this is a team that will cause us a lot of difficulties so we will have to prepare.“Many people think that the draw is good because Manchester are not playing well, but they still a very good team.“They have a history in football, experienced players, and with the change of coach, they will try to push a little more. But we are very motivated too.”PSG will travel to Old Trafford for the first leg of their last-16 tie on February 12 before hosting United in the return leg at the Parc Des Princes on March 6.last_img read more


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first_imgIn a release from KPBSD, if no one signs up in advance for video testimony, remote participation will be cancelled in that location (Homer Middle School, or Seward Elementary School). Participants must sign up no later than 3:00pm the Friday prior to a Board of Education meeting to guarantee the remote site will be open and staffed. Homer Middle School and Seward Elementary School sites will be open—if there are advance sign ups—starting with the January 14, 2019, school board meeting. For those interested in testifying they can sign up by calling or emailing Debbie Tressler, 907-714-8836 dtressler@kpbsd.k12.ak.us.center_img Facebook0TwitterEmailPrintFriendly分享The Kenai Peninsula School District Board of Education will open two additional locations for public testimony via video during an upcoming school board meeting. Citizens have four opportunities during a board meeting to address the Board of Education on education related topics:1. Public Presentations (non-agenda items)2. Hearing of Delegations3. Public Comments on Action Items4. Public Presentations (any topic)last_img read more


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first_imgIan Knighton/CNET Best Buy is offering an aggressive discount on the 2017-era MacBook Pro on Thursday only. The entry-level configuration, with an Intel Core i5 processor and 8GB, is on sale for $999 — that’s $300 off of the standard retail price. (Note that this is the non-Touch Bar edition that has the controversial butterfly keyboard.) The retailer has also discounted two other configurations, including a considerably higher-end model with an Intel Core i7 processor and 512GB SSD for $1,799. Disclosure: CNET may get a share of revenue from the sale of the products featured on this page.Here are the three configurations Best Buy has on sale: Apple MacBook Pro (15-inch, 2017) Best laptops for college students: We’ve got an affordable laptop for every student. Best live TV streaming services: Ditch your cable company but keep the live channels and DVR. 23 Photos • read more 2017 MacBook Pro with Core i5 and 256GB SSD: $1,149 (save $350) Read more Sarah Tew/CNET See at Best Buy MacBook Pro with Core i7 CPU, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD: $1,799 (save $400) 2017 MacBook Pro with Core i5 and 128GB SSD: $999 (save $300) This model, which has twice as much storage as the base config, is discounted by $350, so you’re paying $1,149 instead of the usual $1,499 price. Apart from the SSD, it’s identical to the entry-level configuration. This configuration might be the best deal of the three. Best Buy chops $400 off of a pretty deluxe configuration with a faster Core i7 processor, twice the RAM and a 512GB SSD. This model typically costs $2,199. reading • The 2017 MacBook Pro is on sale today for $999 at Best Buy Laptops Aug 31 • Best places to sell your used electronics in 2019 See at Best Buy The entry-level configuration — discounted by 25 percent — is a certified bargain. Selling for the same $999 as the less powerful 2017 MacBook Air, the MacBook Pro has Apple’s Retina display and comes equipped with a seventh-gen dual-core Intel Core i5 processor, 128GB of SSD storage and 8GB of RAM. You are highly unlikely to find this machine at a lower price. See at Best Buy Aug 31 • iPhone XR vs. iPhone 8 Plus: Which iPhone should you buy? Sep 1 • iPhone 11, Apple Watch 5 and more: The final rumors Sarah Tew/CNET Apple Post a comment Share your voice Read more Aug 31 • Your phone screen is gross. Here’s how to clean it Sarah Tew/CNET See All Tags 0 Applelast_img read more


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first_imgCPI (M), undoubtedly the most dominant political party in Kerala, faced a colossal fall in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. The Left Democratic Front (LDF) managed only one out of the 20 Lok Sabha seats in the state, and interestingly, most of their defeats were with a margin of more than 1 lakh votes. The unexpected defeat and the considerable reduction in vote share have already pulled the Pinarayi Vijayan government to a state of defence, and political experts believe that this is just the beginning, and what awaits the LDF is more challenging days where they will face strong threats from both UDF and NDA.So, what worked against LDF, especially CPI (M) in this Lok Sabha elections. International Business Times, India present you the five factors that led to CPI (M) colossal fall.The arrogance of top leaders who already forgot the values of MarxismPeople in Kerala, especially those who live in the northern region of the state, have an affinity towards left for ages. However, when we analyse the recent election results, CPI (M) has lost a majority of votes from these areas. In Pinarayi Vijayan’s legislative Assembly too, CPI (M) faced a lethal fall, and as per reports, they lost 10 per cent of the votes when compared to last elections.So, what made CPI (M) lose their popularity in these regions? The answer is very simple – the arrogance of top leaders, especially while facing the media has played a crucial role in putting the party under a bad light. It should be noted that Pinarayi Vijayan, CPI (M)’s face in Kerala, has insulted journalists multiple times, and videos of those incidents went viral on online spaces. In this era of social media and independent journalism, clips like these have the potential to create a negative wave among the general public who hold a neutral mindset.Citing another example, Remya Haridas, the winner of Alathur constituency, was a very unfamiliar name when Congress announced her candidature. However, she became an acceptable face among the general public when LDF convener A Vijayaraghavan, and so-called intellectuals like Deepa Nishanth made derogatory comments against the Congress candidate.Glorification of political murdersThe performance of CPI (M) leaders in various news channel’s prime time debate shows have also negatively impacted the party’s run in this year’s election. CPI (M) leaders like AN Shamseer, Mohammed Riyaz, and Aanathalavattam Aanandhan have several times justified the political killings allegedly carried out by the party in the state, and this shameless glorification of bloodshed has made many believe that CPI (M) is a party that supports violence.Minority appeasement and Sabarimala issueCPI (M) is a party that is known for secular ideologies and socialistic values. However, in the past few years, the party has shown visible minority appeasement, and luckily, their appeasement agenda worked well for them in the previous elections. However, after the Sabarimala issue, things took a new turn, and CPI (M)’s hurry to allow women in the temple made many people believe that the party is against religious practices.Even people in the minority category also considered CPI (M)’s move not suitable in a country where religious beliefs are protected. Political experts believe that Christians and Muslims were also worried about Sabarimala issues as they thought that the next targets will be churches and mosques.Wrong selection of candidatesEven though promising parliamentarians like MB Rajesh lost the polls in a narrow margin, political experts claim that the party has made some wrong selections while choosing candidates in various constituencies. Even people with below average political literacy were well aware that candidates like Innocent (Chalakkudy) and PV Anwar (Ponnani) will surely fail in the elections. Party’s decision to nominate reigning MLAs as candidates in Lok Sabha elections also worked against CPI (M).Kerala’s strong stand against BJPPeople in Kerala have a secular mindset, and they have always tried to stay away from the Hindutva politics put forward by the BJP, controlled by RSS in disguise. Most of the voters in Kerala wanted to see the fall of BJP, and they believed that the only alternative for the ruling party will be Congress.Keralites are well aware that CPI (M) has already lost grounds in West Bengal and Tripura, and this makes the party incapable to do anything in Lok Sabha. To get a better government, and if not, a strong opposition, Keralites decided to choose Congress.[The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author’s and do not reflect that of International Business Times, India]last_img read more


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first_img LOUISVILLE, Ky. – University of Louisville women’s basketball signee Nyah Green will take part in the Jordan Brand Classic this Saturday at 6 p.m. ET.The Jordan Brand Classic, now in its 18th year, hosts the greatest male and female high school basketball players in the country. For the first time the brand’s marquee event will be held at Las Vegas’ newest sports and entertainment venue, T-Mobile Arena.The double-header will be held on Saturday with the Girls’ game tipping off at 6 p.m., followed by the Boys’ game at 8 p.m. PST.”We are constantly inspired by the next generation of elite basketball players and are excited to host the best of the best for Jordan Brand Classic.  We’re looking forward to treating this year’s rising athletes to a whole new experience in Las Vegas.” said Craig Williams, President of Jordan Brand.Green, also a McDonald’s All-American, comes to Louisville as the No. 12-ranked player in the class of 2019, according to espnW HoopGurlz. The five-star prospect is tabbed as the seventh-best player at the guard position. She is ranked seventh overall and as the third-best guard by Prospects Nation.Following her senior season, she was named USA Today All-American Honorable Mention after averaging 17 points per game. She led Bishop Lynch to a TAPPS 6A state runner-up last season, averaging 18.7 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.1 assists in 37 games. At the conclusion of the season, she was named TAPPS 1-6A MVP. Story Links She averaged 14.9 points and 5.0 rebounds as a sophomore when Bishop Lynch won the TAPPS 6A state championship. She was a first-team all-state selection.For the latest on Louisville women’s basketball, visit GoCards.com, or follow the team’s Twitter account at @UofLWBB or on Facebook at facebook.com/UofLWBB.Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more


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first_imgSCHEDULEFriday, May 175:35 p.m. – 3V8+ (Heat 1)6 p.m. – 2V4+ (Heat 1)6:25 p.m. – V4+ (Heat 1)7 p.m. – 2V8+ (Heat 2)7:15 p.m. – V8+ (Heat 1) ACC Network Extra (Saturday) This weekend’s regatta will mark the second time this season that Louisville has traveled to Clemson, with the first trip coming a month ago with the Clemson Invitational. With severe storms in the area and resulting debris on the course, the Invitational was postponed and eventually cancelled with only the V8+ and 2V8+ having a chance to race on Lake Hartwell. The school with the highest point total following the races will be crowned ACC Champion, while the conference’s coaches will select the All-ACC Team, ACC Coach of the Year and ACC Freshman of the Year. Last season, Sophie Schulz and Violette Legrand were named All-ACC, with Legrand also taking Freshman of the Year honors. ACC Network Extra coverage is available for prelims on Friday from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., followed by the finals from 8 a.m. until 10 a.m. on Saturday. Jerry Massey will handle play-by-play and will be joined by analyst Steve Pritzker, a former rowing head coach at Iowa. Schedule  Print Friendly Version Saturday, May 188:05 a.m. – 3V8+ (Petite Final)8:15 a.m. – 3V8+ (Grand Final)8:30 a.m. – 2V4+ (Petite Final)8:40 a.m. – 2V4+ (Grand Final)8:55 a.m. – V4+ (Petite Final)9:05 a.m. – V4+ (Grand Final)9:20 a.m. – 2V8+ (Petite Final)9:30 a.m. – 2V8+ (Grand Final)9:45 a.m. – V8+ (Petite Final)9:55 a.m. – V8+ (Grand Final) The top six qualifying times in each flight will advance to Saturday’s grand final, while the remaining three will compete in the petite final. Saturday’s races begin with the third varsity eight at 8:05 a.m. before concluding with the varsity eight at 9:55 a.m. Story Linkscenter_img In the overall standings, Louisville finished fifth overall with 64 points. In the varsity eight grand final, the Cardinals earned a bronze medal with a time of 6:25.309, their highest finish in the race as an ACC member. ACC Network Extra (Friday) Fans can follow Louisville rowing on Twitter (@UofLRowing) at http://twitter.com/uoflrowing, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/UofLRowing and on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/uoflrowing. The regatta opens with all nine crews competing in preliminary heats on Friday, May 17 beginning at 5:35 p.m. with the third varsity eight, followed by the second varsity four, varsity four, second varsity eight and the varsity eight at 7:15 p.m. The ACC announced seeds for the regatta last Thursday with the V4+ placing fourth, the V8+, 3V8+ and 2V4+ earning fifth seeds, and the 2V8+ receiving the sixth seed. Live Results The Cards are coming off a strong showing in dual racing last weekend at Michigan, where three of their five boats finished second to the No. 5 Wolverines and topped Michigan State. The 2V8+ posted the squad’s fastest time of the day with a mark of 6:44.31, besting the varsity eight’s time by 0.12 seconds. For their efforts, the crew coxswain Margaret Geraghty (Sr, Dayton, Ohio), Samantha Stoll (Sr., Absecon, N.J.), Misia Partyga (Fr., Warsaw, Poland), Jordan Kraski (So., Arlington, Wash.), Caroline Lynch (Sr., Winchester, Ky.), Haylee Judge (So., Traverse City, Mich.), Abigail Davies (Jr., Northwich, U.K.), Mallory Burnett (Sr., Bargersville, Ind.) and Katie Beiler (Fr., Sarasota, Fla.). was named ACC Crew of the Week. ACC Championship Site LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Following a successful trip to Michigan, the University of Louisville rowing team heads to Clemson for the 2019 ACC Rowing Championship this weekend at Lake Hartwell.last_img read more


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first_imgContradicting common perception, researchers have found that low levels of vitamin D, also known as the “sunshine vitamin”, does not cause or worsen sleep apnea.Sleep apnea causes repeated awakenings and pauses in breathing during the night. Obesity appears to contribute to the adverse effects.“The link between obesity and vitamin D deficiency can be explained a number of ways, one of which is that obese individuals are less likely to be physically active, thereby limiting their sun exposure,” said senior investigator Ken Kunisaki, associate professor of medicine at University of Minnesota in the US. Also Read – ‘Playing Jojo was emotionally exhausting’“Although our study was not designed to figure out why obese people have lower vitamin D levels, our results ultimately suggest that low vitamin D levels do not cause or worsen sleep apnea,” Kunisaki said. The study involved a cohort of 2,827 participants who were generally healthy and elderly males with average age 76.4 years. “Taking additional vitamin D supplements is not likely to prevent or improve sleep apnea,” Kunisaki said.The researchers also found no evidence to support a link between vitamin D deficiency and increased risk of sleep apnea in non-obese study participants.The study appeared in the journal Annals of the American Thoracic Society.last_img read more


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first_img State Rep. Shane Hernandez has introduced legislation to clarify Michigan law and protect local charities from unnecessary harassment.Hernandez, R-Port Huron, sponsored a bill to allow charitable organizations to continue longstanding practices of collecting money in public roadways under strict guidelines.“What we’re attempting to do is simply remove laws from the books which are often ignored anyway,” Hernandez said.  “I want to thank Senator Phil Pavlov for helping bring this issue to my attention.  His request for an Attorney General opinion really helped us pinpoint the problem which we are trying to fix.”Under the legislation, anyone wishing to solicit funds on or near Michigan roads would have to be doing so for a charitable or civic organization.  They could do so only during daylight hours, and must maintain at least $500,000 of personal liability insurance in order to protect local municipalities from potential lawsuits.“In the communities I represent, local fire departments, police departments, and charitable organizations really depend on fundraising drives to help pay for important programs for the community,” Hernandez said. “As a lawmaker, I believe in eliminating unnecessary and often unenforced regulations whenever possible.”### 02Feb Rep. Hernandez introduces legislation to reduce unnecessary restrictions on charities Categories: Hernandez News,Newslast_img read more


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first_imgStéphane RichardOrange CEO Stéphane Richard has hit out at the European Commission for what he sees as its obsession with antitrust rules aimed at curbing the power of former incumbent telcos.Richard, speaking to French daily Le Figaro in the wake of the recent raids on the offices of several large European telcos including Orange as part of an investigation into whether the telecos are restricting access to the internet to companies that offer services using large amounts of data, said that, for the last 20 years, Brussels has only know how to do one thing – antitrust regulation.In an interview with the paper, Richard said that Brussels seemed not to have realised that the world had changed from the days of monopoly incumbent telcos and that operators now worked in an ultracompetitive world that was seeing prices fall at the same time as operators were investing heavily in network infrastructure.The EC’s interest in Orange’s practices followed allegations by US bandwidth provider Cogent Communications that Orange was restricting access to its content by privileging the traffic of its subsidiary Dailymotion over that of YouTube. Richard described the allegation as “false and grotesque” and questioned Cogent’s business practices, which he said were based on non-payment for networks that it used massively. Until last year, when the site was shut down, one of Cogent’s key customers was Megaupload, which directed users to pirated content.Richard also attacked plans by EC vice-president Neelie Kroes to eliminate roaming charges for mobile services, which he said would cost Orange €300 million a year in lost profits. He said he welcomed plans to create a single telecoms market but that this remained for the moment a distant prospect, and called for a moratorium on lowering roaming prices until a full study on their economic impact was made.Richard also criticised what he saw as favourable treatment of cable operators, who he said are expanding their fibre networks without the same obligation to open up to competitors that is placed on telcos.last_img read more


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first_imgFolllowing its surprise win of rights to top-tier French football earlier this week, Spanish broadcaster Mediapro has outlined plans to launch a dedicated football channel and has stated that it is open to striking deals with third-party operators, including current rightsholder Canal+.The French professional football league (LFP) secured a record €1.15 billion per season for its key rights, with Mediapro taking three of the seven packages on offer, including lots 1 and 2, comprising the top 10 matches and a choice of 28 further matches, and Friday evening and Saturday’s 17:00 matches respectively. The Catalan-based broadcaster and producere also secured Lot 4, including Sunday early afternoon matches and four matches from 15:00 on Sundays.Mediapro president Jaume Roures yesterday told journalists in Paris that his goal was to build a channel to be sold at a price that could attract an audience base of around five million subscribers within two years. With three million subscribers, he added, it could be possible to set a price of around €25 a month, taking into account estimated production costs of between €12 million and €15 million per season.Roures said that he hoped former rightsholder Canal+ will carry the channel Mediapro plans to launch in France for Ligue 1 and added that there is no reason for subscribers to abandon the platform.He said he planned to hold talks with all French operators and intimated that one possibility would be to come to some sort of reciprocal arrangement with Altice France/SFR, which holds the rights to Champions League football but which did not participate in the Ligue 1 auction.Roures also indicated that Mediapro has not given up on its attempt to become a key player in Italian Serie A football. Italy’s football league this week agreed to annul its award of Serie A rights to Spanish broadcaster Mediapro after it said the latter had failed to provide necessary guarantees.At the press conference, Roures said that the case in Italy is not yet closed, pointing out that the group has until June 7 to make a financial guarantee. He also indicated that Mediapro may look to seek to expand its portfolio of rights with other football leagues.French industry observers have expressed doubt about how easy it will be for Mediapro to secure a return on its investment, pointing to the fact that BeIN Sport France is still not profitable after holding rights to French football for a number of years.Following the initial announcement from the LFP, Canal+ CEO Maxime Saada was quick to express doubts about whether Mediapro will be able to recoup its investment – a spend that Saada believes does not make sense, even though Ligue 1 has long been considered underpriced relative to its European peers.Saada indicated that he was interested in sub-licensing the rights. In a letter to employees on Wednesday – and ahead of Mediapro’s press conference yesterday ­­– he said that to “overpay for sports rights in the face of all economic logic is not a viable solution” but noted that the LFP auction “authorises, for the first time, the awardees to cede all or part of their rights, and thus opens the possibility for Canal+ to win them back indirectly”.The loss of football rights has also raised concerns about the sustainability of the current financial model of France’s cinema industry, which is subsidised to a significant extent by the pay TV operator.Following the announcement from the LFP, culture minister Françcoise Nyssen said that a viable economic model for Canal+ was viatal for financing the country’s film business and audiovisual content creation in general.Canal+ CEO Saada has also attempted to offer reassurance on this front, arguing that none of the pay TV operator’s customers took the service for football alone, and many only watch a match occasionally. He said that cinema and series were at the core of the operator’s offering.last_img read more


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first_imgUK digital advertising spend will reach £12.98 billion in 2018, accounting for 63.6% of total media ad spending, according to eMarketer.The research firm predicts that digital ad spend in the UK will increase 9.9% next year to £14.27 billion and will continue to grow in the coming years, but at a reduced rate.The UK digital ad-spend report estimates that spend will climb to £15.42 billion in 2020, to £16.53 billion in 2021 and £17.63 billion in 2022 – by which point digital will account for 70.8% of all media ad spend.last_img


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first_imgSimon FellThe UK’s Digital TV Group, which serves as a collaboration centre for innovation in digital media technology, has named Simon Fell as its new independent chair.Fell will take over from David Docherty, who has spent 10 years in the post.Fell was most recently director of technology and innovation at the European Broadcasting Union (EBU), the public broadcasters’ organisation.Based in Geneva, he led the team driving the industry’s digital transformation and introduced several new initiatives bringing focus to areas such as cyber security and OTT and establishing the EBU Innovation Awards.Before joining the EBU in 2013 he was CTO at Heathrow Airport. He has also held several executive positions at UK broadcasters including ITV where he was director of future technologies.“I am thrilled to be joining the DTG at this crucially important time for our industry. Having worked closely with the DTG since its inception I am fully aware of the unique and vital role it plays in achieving industry collaboration. I believe that by working together our industry can be better prepared for the change that technology and international competition is bringing to media companies globally,” said Fell.“Simon brings extensive board-level experience and an international perspective to the post of DTG chair. I relish the opportunity to work closely with him on the next phase of the DTG’s development,” said Richard Lindsay-Davies, DTG CEO.last_img read more