Scoreboard roundup – 8/9/18

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailiStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from yesterday’s sports events:AMERICAN LEAGUECleveland     5  Minnesota   4N-Y Yankees   7  Texas       3Toronto       8  Boston      5Tampa Bay     5  Baltimore   4Seattle       8  Houston     6NATIONAL LEAGUEWashington    6  Atlanta         3San Diego     8  Milwaukee       4L-A Dodgers   8  Colorado        5Pittsburgh   10  San Francisco   5WOMEN’S NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATIONWashington  100  Seattle       77Atlanta      79  L.A. Sparks   73Minnesota    89  Las Vegas     73Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved. August 10, 2018 /Sports News – National Scoreboard roundup – 8/9/18 Beau Lundcenter_img Written bylast_img read more

Country Cupcakes acquired by Bath baker

first_imgBath Cake Company has acquired past National Cupcake Competition award winner Country Cupcakes.Nikki Cameron, the founder of bath-based Country Cupcakes, is to hang up her piping bag in order to spend more time with her family. Bath Cake Company owner Celia Adams will run Country Cupcakes alongside her existing business in Lansdown Mews.Adams said the acquisition would enable her to grow the wedding side of her business. “It will also increase opportunities for making cupcakes for special occasions, running cupcake classes and children’s cupcake parties,” she said.Bath Cake Company produces cakes and traybakes for cafes such as the Egg Theatre Café and Café Lucca. Adams also hosts cake consultations for bespoke celebration and novelty cakes. Its shop is open to retail customers on Saturday morning, selling a range of sugarcraft equipment and products, alongside its sweet bakery offering. It also stocks bread from The Thoughtful Bread Company.Country Cupcakes was one of the winners of British Baker’s National Cupcake Competition 2009, for its Eat Your Greens’ cupcake. The 2009 competition saw bakers battle it out for a winning slot on one of British Baker’s Cupcake Week days. Eat Your Green’s was chosen to represent Moorish Monday.For a list of winners for the National Cupcake Championships 2011 click here.last_img read more

Indian athletes who are policing the streets during Covid-19 lockdown!

first_imgAdvertisement 2godNBA Finals | Brooklyn Vsb1v2Wingsuit rodeo📽Sindre Eeg2( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) jfWould you ever consider trying this?😱7fefCan your students do this? 🌚1ixcjRoller skating! Powered by Firework Persuading people to stay home amid a nationwide lockdown isn’t a very easy task, but some of these Indian athletes who are now accomplished police officers are playing a key role in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic. 2007 T20 World Cup-winning allrounder Joginder Sharma, Commonwealth Games gold medallist boxer Akhil Kumar and Asian Games champion kabaddi player Ajay Thakur – have all earned the opportunity to serve their country through jobs in the service and are manning the streets during these testing times. Advertisement Under such critical times, these sporting heroes could’ve enjoyed their usual privileges; instead they decided to demonstrate their role as people of influence while proving to be of greater human resource than just being athletes.Advertisement In a recent interview, Joginder Sharma, Akhil Kumar and Ajay Thakur opened up about their challenges that come with “doing duty” during an unprecedented crisis.Joginder SharmaAdvertisement “I have been a DSP since 2007. This is one of a kind challenge for me as a police officer because of the general fear and I can tell you that I have seen quite a few challenges in my years of service,” said Sharma, who made history with the Indian Cricket team in the final against Pakistan in the 2007 T20 World Cup.“Our duty time starts around 6am and we do patrolling, making people aware, send those who are out for fun to their homes, help those in need of essentials or medical aid and take action against those who try to defy without any good reason,” said the 36-year-old former all-rounder, currently serving in Hisar, Haryana.“They respect me for my achievement and sometimes it helps my work when they see my nameplate. When I tell people to not crowd markets for cheap deals, they adhere. I tell them how costly it would be if they catch this infection, that they should not risk a deadly disease for saving a few bucks,” he added.Akhil KumarThis flamboyant bantamweight boxer who happens to be Sharma’s good friend is posted in Gurugram Police as ACP since September last year.“People are generally cooperative and, in any case, essential services are being kept open so there is not much panic. I believe only a strict enforcement of lockdown will be able to halt this virus. People are slowly understanding this,” said the 38-year-old who bagged gold in the 2006 Common Wealth Games.However, one of the most difficult duties for his department during these days is to control the young willful violators, or those who choose to ignore the situation.“There are some who genuinely don’t know but there are others who come out despite knowing what it means. I think they should be dealt with sternly, that’s the only language they understand,” he asserted.“I reach out to their parents. That’s the best way to make them understand because they are a little unaware of the gravity of the situation,” Kumar said.Ajay ThakurArjuna award winner Padma Shri Ajay Thakur is a DSP in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh since 2017. The 2014 Asian Games gold-medallist recently shared a photo of himself patrolling the streets of the town, raising awareness about the crisis.“Please stay home save lives” wrote the 33-year-old on his Instagram account which has over two lakh followers! You may also like:Virat Kohli and Anushka Sharma relay an important Coronavirus message to IndiaShoaib Akhtar’s message to the world in fight against Coronavirus: It’s time to rise above religion Advertisementlast_img read more