How to value the modern footballer

September 11, 2019

There is a brilliant scene in the 1997 tragi-comic documentary ‘There’s only one Barry Fry’, a fly-on-the-wall chronicle of his disastrous time in charge of Peterborough Football Club, which reveals a bygone age when the wheeler-dealer manager was still a thing. Fry is sitting in a cluttered office negotiating the contract of potential new striker Miguel De […]

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Modern fast bowlers have it so difficult because they play all formats, says Ian Bishop

September 9, 2019

Two months ago, at the highly-anticipated 2019 World Cup in England, a certain young South African fast bowler – one touted by fan and pundit alike to carry forward the mantle from the great Dale Steyn – rendered completely ineffective. Kagiso Rabada’s deliveries lacked potency, pace or power as his shoulders gave way under the workload put […]

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Dabur’s latest is hair care products for kids

September 8, 2019

Homegrown FMCG major Dabur is stepping up product launches to sell only on e-commerce platforms, as it looks to leverage sales from the channel. The maker of Vatika Shampoo has announced its entry into kids’ hair care space with a range of products under its new Amla Kids franchise designed for new-age consumers, to be […]

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Let There Be Lighting Choices, Energy Department Tells Environmental Groups

September 7, 2019

The Department of Energy has decided to preserve choice in half the U.S. lighting market, not restrict Americans to light-emitting diodes (LEDs). In a proposed rule published in the Federal Register today, DOE said Americans can choose to buy halogen, incandescent, compact fluorescent and LED bulbs for their specialty lighting fixtures instead of adhering to an interpretation […]

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Modern Foods acquires 75% stake in Supreme Baker

September 3, 2019

Private equity firm Everstone Capital-backed Modern Foods is back in the Delhi-National Capital Region after 14 years with the acquisition of a majority stake in city-based Supreme Baker India Pvt. Ltd, two people aware of the development said, requesting anonymity. Modern Foods purchased a 75% stake in Supreme Baker, which sells Citi Fresh and Topsim […]

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Labor Day 2019 Sales On TVs, Furniture And Appliances

September 1, 2019

Young family shopping for clothes washer in appliance store Labor Day is notorious for mattress sales, but if you have your sights set instead on a new washer/dryer, a new couch or even an excellent Labor Day TV deal, Labor Day is the time to go for it. So you can spend more time shopping and less time […]

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India has world’s worst tariffs on US products, says top American senator

August 27, 2019

India has raised tariffs on 28 items, including almond, pulses and walnut, exported from the US in retaliation to America’s withdrawal of preferential access for Indian products.(Photo: Reuters) India is “the worst” in terms of high tariffs on American products, a top American Senator claimed on Sunday, ahead of US President Donald Trump’s crucial meeting […]

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Progress with Female Ambassadors in Lighting Design

August 24, 2019

Light Collective, founders of the project “Women in Lighting”, conclude that although female designers seem to make up possibly half of the lighting design profession, their profile appears much lower than men when looking at judges in awards and speakers at major conferences. Sharon Stammers and Martin Lupton started a project with interviews of female lighting designers […]

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Manchested United Falling Well Short In Providing Modern Match-Day Experience

August 21, 2019

MANCHESTER, ENGLAND – AUGUST 11: Manchester United fans watch from the stand during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Chelsea FC at Old Trafford on August 11, 2019 in Manchester, United Kingdom. (Photo by Ash Donelon/Manchester MANCHESTER UNITED VIA GETTY IMAGES Of all the teams targeting a top six place in the Premier […]

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Tate Modern fall boy’s injuries ‘not fully known’

August 19, 2019

The parents of a six-year-old boy who was allegedly thrown off a balcony at the Tate Modern have said they still don’t know the extent of his injuries. The boy, who was visiting London with his family, suffered a “deep” bleed to the brain in the fall on 4 August. In a statement posted online […]

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