Mo Farah: Olympic champion says he was racially harassed at German airport

first_imgFour-time Olympic champion Sir Mo Farah says he was racially harassed by security staff at a German airport.The Briton, 34, was travelling from Munich to Ethiopia in preparation for next month’s London Marathon when the alleged incident took place.The Somalia-born athlete posted a video on Instagram showing an altercation with a security guard at the airport.”The guy is touching me up like crazy. Pure harassment. Pure, pure, harassment,” Farah wrote.He later posted the 47-second video on social media with the caption “Sad to see racial harassment in this day and age. 2018…!!!!”In a statement released to Press Association Sport, a spokesperson for Farah said: “This afternoon there was an incident at a German airport whilst Mo was travelling back to his training camp in Ethiopia. “Mo felt that the incident was racially motivated and that he was unfairly treated by the airport security staff.”Farah won London’s Big Half race on Sunday, his final outing before the London Marathon on 22 April.BBC Sport has attempted to contact officials at Munich Airport for comment.last_img read more

WHS Daily Bulletin: Prom entertainment applications are due tomorrow

first_img•Senior Parents: If you are interested in purchasing a senior ad in the yearbook, contact Ms. Ford at ktfordatusd353.com. •There will be a Driver’s Education meeting on April 29th at 3:15 p.m. at the Middle School in the Little Theatre.  Please stop by the office, or speak with Mr. Wilmoth for more information. Close Forgot password? Please put in your email: Send me my password! Close message Login This blog post All blog posts Subscribe to this blog post’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Subscribe to this blog’s comments through… RSS Feed Subscribe via email Subscribe Follow the discussion Comments Logging you in… Close Login to IntenseDebate Or create an account Username or Email: Password: Forgot login? Cancel Login Close WordPress.com Username or Email: Password: Lost your password? Cancel Login Dashboard | Edit profile | Logout Logged in as Admin Options Disable comments for this page Save Settings You are about to flag this comment as being inappropriate. Please explain why you are flagging this comment in the text box below and submit your report. The blog admin will be notified. Thank you for your input. There are no comments posted yet. Be the first one! Post a new comment Enter text right here! Comment as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments Comments by IntenseDebate Enter text right here! Reply as a Guest, or login: Login to IntenseDebate Login to WordPress.com Login to Twitter Go back Tweet this comment Connected as (Logout) Email (optional) Not displayed publicly. Name Email Website (optional) Displayed next to your comments. Not displayed publicly. If you have a website, link to it here. Posting anonymously. Tweet this comment Cancel Submit Comment Subscribe to None Replies All new comments •Seniors: Please plan on attending the Senior meeting on Wednesday, April 29th at 10 p.m. a.m. in the auditorium. You will receive information regarding Baccalaureate, marching practice, graduation and your checkout forms. •Seniors: You can turn in pictures for the Graduation video until May 1. We will not accept any pictures after May 1 unless previous arrangements are made. •Yearbook orders and money are due to Ms. Ford by the end of the day on Thursday, April 23. •There will be a short Work Ethic meeting on Tuesday right after school in the commons. •Attention STUCO members:  There will be a stuco meeting this Wednesday at 7:15 in room 107.  Please bring something to write with Submitted to Sumner Newscow — Today’s Wellington High School bulletin for Monday, April 20, 2015:Monday• Baseball at Buhler 2 p.m.• Softball at Buhler 4:30 p.m.• Varsity Tennis at Maize South 3 p.m.Tuesday• Tennis at Circle 1 p.m.• JV Golf at Sierra Hills 3 p.m.• Track at Caldwell 3 p.m.Wednesday• Service DayThursday• JV Golf at Hesston 1 p.m.• Baseball at WHS vs. Circle 4 p.m.• Softball at WHS vs. Circle 4:30Friday• Golf at Cherry Oaks 3 p.m.• Tennis at Winfield 3 p.m.• Track at Clearwater 3 p.m.Saturday• Prom – all day.TODAY’S LUNCH: Chicken Patty, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Green Beans, Pineapple Chunks, Hot Roll and MilkTomorrow’s Lunch: Pepperoni Pizza, Tossed Salad with Romaine, Bread Stick, Marinara Sauce, Applesauce and MilkToday’s News•Baseball will be released at 10:55 today, Varsity Tennis at 12:30 and Softball at 1:40. They will be marked Activity.center_img •Help the Library create the ultimate young adult reading list by scanning the QR Codes on the flyers around the school. Let the Library know what books you want to read!  You can also go to: http://goo.gl/forms/yElq1CUx2b •Give us a hand and donate a can. There will be a food drive this week- class against class. The winning class will be served Ice Cream on service day. The deadline to bring cans will be on Tuesday, April 21st. Freshman take your cans to room 412- Mrs. Carroll. Sophomores to Room 105- Mrs. Bristow. Juniors to room 110- Ms. Hollas and Seniors to Room 208- Defore. •Prom entertainment applications are due tomorrow to  Ms. Ford.•Juniors and Seniors: Remember you must be in attendance on Friday in order to attend prom on Saturday. •Juniors and Seniors: A few Prom Announcements–You can sign up for the dodge ball and obstacle course for after prom in the office.-If you would be interested in performing for your classmates at prom, please pick up an entertainment application from Ms. Ford or stop by the office.-Tickets are now on sale by the student entrance before and after school. They are $30.00.– You can sign-up out of town dates in the office.-If you are planning on attending After Prom, you must read and sign a student pledge sheet. You may pick up the forms in the office.-Please see Ms. Ford if you have any questions or concerns. •The Jostens man will be here to deliver class rings on Thursday, April 23rd at 11 p.m.. If you still have a balance due on your ring, don’t forget to bring your final payment on delivery day. If you forgot to order your class ring on the original order day, you can order your class ring on delivery day. If you already have  a class ring and it needs to be resized or repaired, bring it on delivery day and the Jostens man will take care of it for you. Today is:National Look Alike DayNational Lima Bean Respect DayNational Pineapple Upside Down DayFollow us on Twitter. •Attention all Juniors, Sophomores and Freshmen:  If you are interested in being a class officer next year, pick up an application in the office.  Remember you must be passing 5 classes to be eligible to serve as an officer.  Applications will be due Friday, April 24.  Elections will be held Tuesday, May 5 during second Hour.last_img read more

Uganda to host top UEFA officials

first_imgUEFA officials will meet FUFA President Eng. Moses Magogo (L) and CEO Edgar Watson. (Agency Photos)KAMPALA – Uganda will host three top Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) this month.The three officials will be in the country from May 8th to May 13th and will be hosted by the Federation of Uganda Football Association (FUFA).The UEFA Head of International Relations football operations specialist Eva Pasquier and two Consultants Stewart Reagan-former CEO of the Scottish Football Association and Ken MacLeod, are the three officials that will be in the country. Tags: Edgar WatsonEva PasquierFUFAKen MacLeodMoses MagogoStewart ReaganUEFA ASSIST UEFA Head of International Relations football operations specialist Eva Pasquier, is one of the officials that will be in the country.They are understood to be coming under an international programme called ‘UEFA ASSIST’.The UEFA ASSIST addresses the needs of national associations and confederations outside Europe with the aim of increasing solidarity and enhancing football development and knowledge sharing.With FUFA keeping track on its 5 year strategic plan based on the 8 key focus areas, the visit comes at an opportune moment when football knowledge, ideas and guidance will be shared about Ugandan football learning on best practices how the beautiful game is administered in Europe.It will be the first time for any African country to host the UEFA ASSIST officials and also benefit from the programme.During their visit, the football officials will hold meetings with the FUFA President, Government, Executive Committee Members, FUFA CEO, Secretariat staff,  Clubs, Uganda Cranes coach, fans, sponsors and media.FUFA CEO Edgar Watson is excited about the visit of the UEFA officials.“We hope to benefit a lot from the visit of UEFA officials as we expect to learn more on modern governance principles especially when they meet the various key stakeholders in the game. The same knowledge will be shared by the people who are the nucleus of the game in the 8 football regions’ said Watson.FUFA’s focus areas are; Governance, Development, Infrastructure, National teams, Competitions, Marketing and Communications, Finance and Administration, Membership.An image illustrating FUFA’s 8 key focus areas in the 5 year strategic planAbout UEFA ASSIST:UEFA ASSIST, is an international programme that addresses the needs of national associations and confederations outside Europe with the aim of increasing solidarity and enhance football development and knowledge sharing.The main scope of UEFA ASSIST is essentially to share knowledge and best practices to help UEFA’s sister confederations to develop and strengthen football within their respective territories. UEFA ASSIST is designed to provide practical rather than financial assistance and to offer support through development activities.UEFA ASSIST is composed of four pillars, each providing specific support to member associations and confederations worldwide:1. Education and knowledge sharing2. Development of youth football3. Support of infrastructure projects4. UEFA national association support programmesComments last_img read more