Add Space

Best For Your Youtube Channel

ing by reporters from Britains The Sunday Times ne from 123's blog North American Soccer League says former commissioner Phil Woosnam has died. Darius Slay Jr Jersey . He was 80. Woosnam, who was living in suburban Atlanta, led the league from 1968-1982 after finishing his playing career with English teams Aston Villa, West Ham and Leyton Orient. The Welshman won the NASLs first coach of the year award, for the Atlanta Chiefs in 1968, before taking over as commissioner for the next season. He ran the league until 1982, and the league folded after the 1984 season. Woosnam helped raise the NASLs profile as North Americas top soccer league. He secured its first network TV contract, and Pele joined the New York Cosmos during his tenure. The league also expanded to West Coast cities such as Seattle and Los Angeles. Phil Woosnam was a true pioneer of soccer in the United States in every sense of the word and his contribution to the sport in this country is immeasurable," said NASL Commissioner Bill Peterson. Phil Woosnam is cousin to professional golfer Ian Woosnam. Anthony Zettel Jersey . But now that hes in the NHL, the Calgary Flames centre showed big improvement in that department by scoring the winner in the eighth round of a 5-4 shootout victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Monday. Kerry Hyder Jersey . He says so-called TRT is only one problem and he wants to go even further than the ban. "Its about time," St-Pierre told reporters at a promotional event in Montreal on Friday. "I think its a good thing. . Booth picked up 65 caps after making her national team debut in 2002 at the age of 17. She most recently played for Sky Blue FC of the National Womens Soccer League. "It just felt like it was my time to move on," she said in a phone interview from her hometown of Burlington, Ont. RIO DE JANEIRO -- The problems are stacking up for Kenya at the Olympics: A new doping scandal, ineligible athletes, missing plane tickets, and now bad blood between the track and field federation and the national Olympic committee.And their top athletes havent even set foot on the track in Rio de Janeiro.Athletics Kenya on Monday blamed the Kenyan Olympic committee for the travel problems that left javelin world champion Julius Yego without a plane ticket to Rio and caused other frustrated athletes, including 1,500-meter world champion Asbel Kiprop, to book their own flights and travel separately.Any confusion ... with athletes travel is solely a mistake of NOCK, AK said in a statement.The problems between the two bodies followed news on Sunday that Kenya was sending track and field team manager Michael Rotich home to face a police investigation after allegations he told undercover reporters that he could give athletes advance warning about doping tests in exchange for money.Also, Kenya was forced to withdraw its mens 4x400-meter relay team, high jumper Mathew Sawe, and 200-meter runner Carvin Nkanata from the Olympics because they werent eligible. It was discovered that the relay team and Sawe hadnt met qualifying standards, while Nkanata wasnt properly registered as Kenyan with the IOC. Nkanata travels on a U.S. passport but holds Kenyann nationality. Calvin Johnson Jersey. NOCK has had his papers since March, reconfirmed his travel and received his accreditation or lack of it, AK said, again blaming Olympic committee officials. Why did they not cross-check his accreditation?Yego, Kenyas first world champion in a field event, initially complained about the Olympic travel schedule given to his coach, who was only booked to be in Rio de Janeiro for four days and was due to leave before the javelin final. When Yego arrived at the airport in Kenya to depart for the Olympics this weekend, he didnt have a plane ticket. He was eventually given a temporary ticket and was allowed to travel.Kenyan track and field has also been hit hard by problems in the buildup to the Rio Games, mostly related to doping. On Sunday, there was another scandal, this time involving the manager of the track team.Rotich was ordered to return home after he was trapped in a sting by reporters from Britains The Sunday Times newspaper. The paper said Rotich offered to provide the reporters, who were posing as coaches, advance warning of doping tests in return for a 10,000 pound ($13,000) bribe.---This story has been updated to correct the first name of the runner to Carvin Nkanata not Calvin. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' 'unongda.asp

Previous post     
     Next post
     Blog home

The Wall

No comments
You need to sign in to comment

Neeraj Add

pr checker

Alexa Rank

web counter
web counter