ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsA new reinforcement for Hannover-Burgdorf for the next season has been revelead. The current Fuchse Berlin player, Sven-Soren Christophersen, has opted-out to change club colours for the next season, and will join Hannover-Burgdorf. He has signed a three-year contract. Coach Nordmeyer was delighted to have him join, saying he was a “very good signing”. Hannover-Burgdorf already announced two signings, Kai Hafner and Olafur Gudmundsson.source: die-recken.de Click to comment MT MELSUNGEN BRING “BAD BOYS” TOGETHER: Kai Hafner to join team in 2020 Recommended for you Season is over for Kai Hafner Kai Hafner stays at Hannover Burgdorf until 2020 ShareTweetShareShareEmail Related Items:gudmundsson, kai hafner, sven-soren christophersen Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.
PRESS RELEASE: One of the strongest and most talented fields ever assembled for a U.S. cycling race has been invited to the upcoming 2010 Amgen Tour of California, AEG, owner and operator of the eight-day event, which is considered to be the most popular and important professional race held on U.S. soil, announced today. With the raceâ€™s move on the calendar to May, a compelling set of teams has been invited to the fifth-annual race.The 16-team field will be comprised of a collection of the worldâ€™s best international professional cycling teams, along with a selection of top North American-based teams. The teams will be led by prominent UCI ProTour and Pro Continental teams, such as the three-time defending champion Levi Leipheimer and seven-time Tour de France champion Lance Armstrongâ€™s team RadioShack; 2009â€™s No. 1-ranked Team HTC-Columbia, featuring sprint sensation Mark Cavendish; powerhouse Team Saxo Bank, featuring Tour of Flanders winner Fabian Cancellara and Tour de France runner-up Andy Schleck; Liquigas-Doimo, an exceptionally promising young Italian team; Colorado-based Garmin-Transitions; and BMC Racing Team, featuring current U.S. Pro champion George Hincapie. The more than 800-mile, eight-day stage race, modeled after the Tour de France, will take the worldâ€™s top professional cycling teams from Nevada City to Thousand Oaks/Westlake Village/Agoura Hills from May 16-23.Full list and more after the break…The 2010 Amgen Tour of California roster includes the following 16 professional cycling teams:* Bissell (USA)* BMC Racing Team (USA)* CervÃ©lo TestTeam (SUI)* Fly V Australia (AUS)* Garmin-Transitions (USA)* Jelly Belly Presented by Kenda (USA)* Kelly Benefit Strategies (USA)* Liquigas-Doimo (ITA)* Quick Step (BEL)* Rabobank (NED)* Spidertech Powered by Planet Energy (CAN)* Team HTC-Columbia (USA)* Team RadioShack (USA)* Team Saxo Bank (DEN)* Team Type 1 (USA)* UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis (USA)â€œThese teams, with the riders we expect to compete, represent the one of the strongest fields we have had at the Amgen Tour of California. Our move to May means that we will have Tour de France contenders in prime form racing here in the Golden State,â€ said Andrew Messick, president of AEG Sports, presenter of the race. â€œWe also are pleased to have a selection of top North American-based Continental teams, who will have a chance to compete with some of the worldâ€™s best riders.â€Split between teams who compete on the UCI ProTour and those who race predominately in the United States, the field of 128 athletes will be one of the most diverse, accomplished groups of cyclists ever assembled for a stage race in the United States.â€œIn a few short years the Amgen Tour of California has become Americaâ€™s Grand Tour, one of our countryâ€™s premier sporting events, and a showcase for the demanding and dramatic California landscape,â€ said Bob Stapleton, owner of Team HTC-Columbia. â€œTeam HTC-Columbia will contend for both the General Classification and stage wins with top riders Michael Rogers, Mark Cavendish and an exceptional supporting cast of athletes.â€Along with ProTour and Pro Continental teams, the domestic teams will be represented by return competitors Bissell, BMC Racing Team, CervÃ©lo TestTeam, Fly V Australia, Jelly Belly Presented by Kenda, Kelly Benefit Strategies, Team Type 1, UnitedHealthcare Presented by Maxxis, and new competitor, Canadaâ€™s Spidertech Powered by Planet Energy.â€œThe entire Fly V Australia team is looking forward to going head-to-head with the best teams and riders in the world in the 2010 Amgen Tour of California,â€ said Chris White, team director of Fly V Australia. â€œThis is the biggest race of the year for our team and a great test for our riders.â€For more information about the teams competing in the 2010 Amgen Tour of California, please visit www.amgentourofcalifornia.com. read more
Image credit ‘Big Sonia.’Shawnee Mission hosting free screening of “Big Sonia” tonight. The Shawnee Mission School District will be hosting a free screening of the documentary “Big Sonia,” which tells the story of area resident and Holocaust survivor Sonia Warshawski. The screening begins at 7 p.m. tonight in the SM East auditorium, 7500 Mission Road.Bennett Park closed over concerns about falling limbs. Bennett Park in Prairie Village has been temporarily closed over concerns about the integrity of a large tree near the playground. Officials are worried that large branches may be ready to fall off the tree. “There is a possibility it needs to be removed to avoid any damages or injuries from rotten branches falling. Until that determination is made, please stay clear,” said the Prairie Village police on Twitter Tuesday evening.Johnson County Sheriff’s Office will conduct sobriety checkpoints this weekend. The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and local law enforcement agencies are planning a series of sobriety checkpoints this weekend. The checkpoints will be set up at locations with high rates of traffic accidents. Drivers suspected of being intoxicated will be subjected to on-site sobriety tests.Delays on Johnson Drive as crews resurface road in Shawnee. Road crews are at work resurfacing a portion of Johnson Drive from I-435 to Pflumm in Shawnee this week. While motorists can still pass through the stretch, traffic will be slower-than-normal through Friday. City officials are asking motorists to exercise caution in the area and to be mindful of workers. read more
New Caledonian crows are known for their toolmaking, but Alex Taylor and his colleagues wanted to understand just how advanced they could be.Crows from New Caledonia, an island in the South Pacific, can break off pieces of a branch to form a hook, using it to pull a grub out of a log, for instance. Once, in captivity, when a New Caledonian male crow had taken all the available hooks, its mate Betty took a straight piece of wire and bent it to make one.“They are head and shoulders above almost every other avian subjects” at toolmaking, said Irene Pepperberg, an avian cognition expert and research associate in Harvard University’s department of psychology. “These crows are just amazing.” Read the whole story: The New York Times More of our Members in the Media > read more
The Elm Grove Eagles opened the middle school boys basketball season with a sweep of Elm Grove on Thursday at North DeSoto.Elm Grove won the eighth-grade game 42-18 and the seventh-grade game 16-9.Jalen Thornton had 12 points, two rebounds and three assists for the eighth-grade Eagles. James Jordan had eight points, three rebounds and six steals. Michael Feaster scored six points and grabbed seven rebounds. He also had five steals.Caleb Branch led the seventh-grade Eagles with six points. Wesley Garner and Isayah Caldwell combined for eight.Branch and Garner also had four steals each. Caldwell had three steals and two assists. Kris Mesloh contributed with six rebounds.The Elm Grove Holiday Classic Tournament sponsored by Barksdale Federal Credit Union is Thursday through Saturday of next week.— Russell Hedges, [email protected] Expat InsuranceExpat Living in Hong Kong without Health Insurance?Top Expat Insurance|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Secret Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unblock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoAspireAbove.comRemember Abby from NCIS? Take A Deep Breath Before You See How She Looks NowAspireAbove.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoPerfect-Dating.comAre You Ready to Meet Cool Guys in Tung Chung?Perfect-Dating.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndoTheTopFiveVPNThe Trick Netflix Doesn’t Want You To Know To Unlock RestrictionsTheTopFiveVPN|SponsoredSponsoredUndoCelebsland.com9 Celebrity Before-And-After Plastic Surgery DisastersCelebsland.com|SponsoredSponsoredUndo read more
Manuel Pellegrini 1 Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini remains confident his side can qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League despite seeing them squander two points in Russia.The Blues led CSKA Moscow 2-0 at half-time, thanks to goals from Sergio Aguero and James Milner, but will return to England with only a point after Seydou Doumbia and a Bebras Natcho penalty saw their opponents nick a 2-2 draw.The result leaves City third in their group with three games remaining and their hopes of progression even slimmer but Chilean boss Pellegrini is still positive about their chances.Asked if his team are now outsiders to get out of Group E, Pellegrini told Sky Sports: “Why? We have nine points more to play for. After we have played for the remaining nine points, we will see.”And pressed further if he is confident City will qualify, he added: “Of course, in the end.” read more