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  • RFA Tidespring arrives in Portsmouth for commissioning

    first_img The lead ship in the Royal Fleet Auxiliary’s new tanker fleet, the RFA Tidespring, has arrived in Portsmouth to prepare for her November 27 dedication ceremony, the Royal Navy announced.The 39,000 tonne tanker will be brought into service with the RFA – the civilian-manned fleet of support vessels which provide fuel, food and stores for Royal Navy warships all over the world.Head of the RFA Commodore Duncan Lamb said: “Tidespring’s arrival in Portsmouth today is an exciting milestone in the history of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary. She is a tangible demonstration of the success of the MARS Tanker project which is delivering first-class global support for a first-class global navy.”RFA Tidespring’s commanding officer Captain Simon Herbert said: “Sailing the first of class of any ships is an immense privilege and I am extremely proud to be able to bring this highly modern, capable ship into Portsmouth Naval Base today.“Not only are we the first of the Tide class but we are also the first to sail with HMS Queen Elizabeth once she officially joins the Royal Navy later this year, and that is a huge honour for myself and the ship’s company.”The Tide Class tankers are replacing the RFA’s current ageing single-hulled tankers. Larger than their predecessors and double hulled, they are an advanced capability specifically designed to provide fuel and water to the carriers. They can also accommodate a Chinook helicopter on their flight decks.They will also be able to undertake a range of maritime operations such as policing shipping lanes and providing humanitarian relief.The ships will predominately be based out of Falmouth.The dedication ceremony in 11 days’ time will see RFA Tidespring officially join the RFA Fleet. View post tag: Royal Navy Authorities New Royal Navy tanker RFA Tidespring arrives in Portsmouth for commissioning Back to overview,Home naval-today New Royal Navy tanker RFA Tidespring arrives in Portsmouth for commissioning Share this article View post tag: RFA Tidespring November 16, 2017 View post tag: RFAlast_img read more

  • Greensky, Punch Brothers, RRE & More To Play Blue Ox Festival In 2017

    first_imgBlue Ox Music Festival is set to return to Eau Claire, WI in 2017, bringing along an exciting lineup for the weekend of June 8th through the 10th. Today, the festival has revealed their lineup, stacking it with a number of bluegrass favorites including headliners Punch Brothers, Greensky Bluegrass and two nights from festival hosts Pert Near Sandstone.The lineup features the likes of Drive-By Truckers, Railroad Earth, Sam Bush Band, The Infamous Stringdusters, Son Volt, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Grateful Ball, Keller & The Keels, Jeff Austin Band, The Travelin’ McCourys, Fruition, Billy Strings and so many more! You can see the announcement posted below, and head to the fest’s website for details.last_img

  • Delhi Capitals powered by Rishabh Pant thump Mumbai Indians at Wankhede

    first_imgDELHI Capitals (DC) have managed to take a lead in the head to head battle against the Mumbai Indians (MI) in the ongoing Indian Premier League (IPL).The Capitals have also opened their account with a victory in their opening match of the season. MI, on the other hand, have yet again started with a loss. They have now not won their first match of the season since 2012.Coming back to the match, the hosts won the toss and opted to field first at the jam-packed Wankhede stadium. They also started well to send back Prithvi Shaw and Shreyas Iyer early in the innings.At 29/2, it seemed that the Capitals will post a below-par total. But Colin Ingram arrived and things started to settle in. He, along with Shikhar Dhawan, stitched 83 runs for the third wicket to get the momentum going for the team.After Ingram was dismissed, it was time for Rishabh Pant to launch an assault on the Mumbai bowlers. He literally 0ripped apart each and every bowler that came his way on his way to a 17-ball half-century. He shifted gears dramatically after that to end unbeaten on 78 off 27 balls which led the Delhi Capitals to a mammoth total of 213 runs for the loss of six wickets after 20 overs.Yuvraj fights but to no availMumbai Indians (MI) needed their skipper Rohit Sharma and Quinton de Kock to have any chance of gunning down the total. But both of them were sent back to the hut within the powerplay overs. Yuvraj Singh and Kieron Pollard then added 50 quick runs for the third wicket to keep the team in the hunt. But the latter was bluffed by Keemo Paul with a slower one and Axar Patel snaffled Hardik Pandya in the very next over for a duck to effectively seal the game.But Yuvi was undone yet. His sublime sent the Mumbai fans into the frenzy and his half-century was the only positive for them in the end. Constant fall of wickets from the other end didn’t help the home team’s cause as they eventually fell short of the target by 37 runs.Mumbai Indians could only score 176 runs for the loss of nine wickets as Jasprit Bumrah didn’t come out to bat.last_img read more

  • Novak Djokovic wins five-set epic over two days to beat Andy Murray

    first_imgNovak Djokovic beats Britain’s Andy Murray 6-3 6-3 5-7 5-7 6-1 to reach the 2015 French Open final following an epic encounter involving an overnight delay.Novak Djokovic moved to within one match of the career Grand Slam as he edged a five-set thriller with Andy Murray to reach the French Open final following an overnight delay.The world number one took his winning streak to 27 matches and picked up an eighth straight success against his old rival by triumphing 6-3 6-3 5-7 5-7 6-1 after play had resumed with the score at 3-3 in the fourth set.It was battling but disappointing end to Murray’s hopes of becoming the first British player to reach the Roland Garros final in the open era and edges Djokovic closer to lifting the one major that has so far eluded him.The Serbian will now meet Stan Wawrinka in Sunday’s final. Both players came into the contest boasting a 15-match winning streak on clay and in the early exchanges on Friday afternoon there was little between them as the pair produced some scintillating tennis. –last_img read more

  • German female ref makes history as Leckie nets again

    first_imgBibiana Steinhaus in actionBerlin, Germany | AFP | Germany’s Bibiana Steinhaus made history on Sunday as the first female referee to officiate a match in a top European league by taking charge of Hertha Berlin’s 1-1 draw with Werder Bremen.Steinhaus became the first woman to referee a top-tier match in the German, English, French, Italian or Spanish leagues when she oversaw the Bundesliga encounter in Berlin.The 38-year-old had built up a wealth of experience by refereeing 80 second-division games since 2007 and was the fourth official on numerous occasions in the Bundesliga, but this was her refereeing debut in the top flight.“I’ll be delighted when normality returns as of tomorrow,” said Steinhaus after a busy week amidst intense media attention. “The crucial thing for us is not to be the focus after 90 minutes, which is what we achieved and we’re happy” she added, speaking on behalf of her refereeing team.To mark the occasion, Hertha offered half-price tickets to female supporters who wanted to see Steinhaus in charge.She kept tight control at the Olympic Stadium and fulfilled her pre-match wish that her performance would not attract headlines for the wrong reasons.Stainhaus got a thumbs up from the president of the German Football Association (DFB).“She was under unbelievable pressure, yet was poised for all the important situations and made the right decisions, that was a confident display,” enthused DFB boss Reinhard Grindel.“You could see that she has unbelievable experience.”Steinhaus smartly allowed play to continue when Australia’s Mathew Leckie scored for the hosts after 38 minutes despite a foul on Hertha’s Vladimir Darida in the build-up. – Bremen off the mark –Leckie now has three goals in as many league games this season after his arrival from Ingolstadt.center_img “I can only praise Bibiana Steinhaus, especially for the scenes around the first goal, when she let the advantage play on,” said Berlin coach Pal Dardai.“That speaks for her experience.“Much respect – she let a lot of things go, even though it was a physically-intensive game. I am very happy.”Steinhaus then turned down Hertha midfielder Valentin Stocker’s appeal for a penalty on 76 minutes, which replays showed was the right decision but one that earned her whistles from the disgruntled home crowd.Bibiana Steinhaus: “Thank you for the fair start and allowing me and my team to enjoy the day.” #BSCSVW #hahohe pic.twitter.com/WBWveuLhBG— Hertha Berlin (@HerthaBSC_EN) September 10, 2017Bremen earned a point in Berlin, their first of the campaign, when captain Thomas Delaney smashed the ball home on 59 minutes after forcing his way through the Hertha defence.Steinhaus’ performance was also met with approval from Bremen coach Alexander Nouri, whose side remain in the bottom three.“As I said before the game, the sex of the referee doesn’t matter, only the performance and it was okay today,” said the Werder boss.Her partner, Englishman Howard Webb, the referee for the 2010 World Cup final, was in the German capital to watch Steinhaus take charge.Named on the official list of Bundesliga referees for 2017/18, Steinhaus sat out the first two rounds of German league matches before making her top-tier debut on Sunday.Steinhaus has been refereeing since 2007 and officiated the women’s Champions League final this year as well as the women’s 2012 Olympic Games final in London.– Schalke leapfrog Bayern –Schalke scored twice in the space of a minute after the break in their 3-1 victory at home to Stuttgart.Ex-Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Nabil Bentaleb converted a penalty after just four minutes, but Congo midfielder Chadrac Akolo equalised for Stuttgart with his first goal for the club before half-time.Schalke immediately regained the lead after the interval when defender Naldo headed home — on his birthday — and striker Guido Burgstaller fired in their third before Naldo cleared a Stuttgart shot off the line.The result left Schalke fifth, ahead of defending champions Bayern Munich, who are sixth after Saturday’s shock 2-0 defeat at Hoffenheim, while leaders Borussia Dortmund were held to a goalless draw at Freiburg.Share on: WhatsApplast_img read more