World Tour to resume with Denmark events in October, says BWF

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FILE PHOTO: Thomas Lund, secretary general of the Badminton World Federation, speaks at a news conference during the London 2012 Olympic Games August 1, 2012. REUTERS/Bazuki Muhammad/File Photo

(Reuters) – The Badminton World Federation (BWF) on Thursday announced a revised tournament calendar with the World Tour set to return with back-to-back Super 750 events in Odense, Denmark beginning on Oct. 13.

The two-week European leg will be followed by two Super 1000 tournaments in Asia and the prestigious World Tour Finals. The locations of the three Asian tournaments are yet to be announced.

The BWF also confirmed that the Thomas and Uber Cup Finals in Aarhus, Denmark will take place as scheduled from Oct. 3-11.

“Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it was not possible to implement the revised international tournament calendar for the HSBC BWF World Tour as originally envisaged,” BWF Secretary General Thomas Lund said.

“Managing travel logistics between

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Jack Murphy, jewel thief and convicted killer known as ‘Murph the Surf,’ dies at 83

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What made him famous, though, was his life as a criminal.

After dropping out of college, Mr. Murphy moved to South Florida and became known as a charming, charismatic hustler, teaching tennis, swimming and scuba diving at high-class Miami Beach hotels.

He worked as a stunt diver with a troupe of aquatic acrobats and, during his off hours, put his agility to work by climbing the walls of high rises, sneaking in through windows and leaving with stolen jewels and artwork. Other times, he and his crew broke into waterfront mansions, making their escape by boat. His share of a single night’s haul could be as much as $15,000.

In October 1964, Mr. Murphy and two accomplices drove a Cadillac convertible to New York, living it up for a few weeks in a hotel while plotting a caper that remains one of the biggest and most audacious jewelry heists in

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Pelicans coaching candidates: Will Weaver takes a modern approach | Pelicans

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With the 35th pick in the 2019 draft, the New Orleans Pelicans took Didi Louzada, a Brazilian wing who at the time of his selection was still a teenager.

Louzada needed to develop before he was thrown into the NBA fire. So he signed with the Sydney Kings of Australia’s National Basketball League in what is commonly referred to as a “draft-and-stash” maneuver.

In Louzada’s first season as the Pelicans’ stash, he played under Will Weaver, who before coaching one of New Orleans’ draft picks worked closely with one of the team’s key decision-makers.

Before he took over in Sydney, Weaver worked with Pelicans general manager Trajan Langdon. In 2019, they both helped run the Brooklyn Nets’ G League affiliate, the Long Island Nets. In 2018-19, Long Island went 34-16 and lost to Rio Grande in the G League Finals. Weaver earned G League Coach of the Year honors, while

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‘An icon’: Mike Tilleman, Hi-Line football legend and former NFL star, dies at 76 | University of Montana Grizzlies

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“We’re not here without him,” third-year MSU-Northern coach Andrew Rolin told with a heavy heart on Friday. “I’ve got a lot of gratitude for what he’s done.

Rolin said Tilleman was the first community member he met when interviewing for the job two years ago.

“And for very good reason,” he said. “He was an icon not just in Havre but the entire Hi-Line. There’s no Northern football without the Tillemans, and without Mike Tilleman specifically. He had a huge impact on a lot of lives in this area.”

Rolin, who said he hopes to honor Tilleman again in the spring when the Lights return to action on the field, added: “The guy, you could tell he just loves football. And I think he just really appreciated those who have the love of the game he did. He was a winner, a guy who wanted to win in

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The diversified exhibition areas of World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo 2020 brings a Frozen Experience

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BEIJING, Sept. 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In this September of the golden autumn, it was possible to sample the spells of ice and snow in advance, to understand the most advanced culture and technology of ice and snow and of course, to start a different “Frozen” experience. On September 5, the World Winter Sports (Beijing) Expo 2020 (“WWSE”), sponsored by the International Data Group, opened at the China National Convention Center in Beijing. More than 500 Chinese and foreign brands came with demonstrations of ice and snow achievements in technologies, equipment, winter tourism, talent development and so forth, enabling visitors to get closer to the power of ice and snow.

As the world’s top expo of ice and snow, this edition of WWSE has attracted nearly 20 winter sports powers such as Austria, Norway, France, Japan, Italy, Finland, Iceland

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