IHF extends WCh 2021 team’s list on 20 players

first_imgRecommended for you ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsBased on the recommendation of the IHF COVID-19 Medical Task Force, the IHF Council has decided to increase the number of players allowed per team at the 27th IHF Men’s World Championship to be held in Egypt in January 2021. For Egypt 2021, each team will be allowed 20 players instead of 18 on the definitive list, with the standard 16 still on the match report.The measure is designed to provide teams a wider pool of players and to have more alternate players in case of any health issue that might occur. Additionally, the provision aims to avoid player injuries resulting from the reduced amount of training and matches due to the pandemic.The decision was made by the IHF Council in a meeting on 18 September and applies only for the 27th IHF Men’s World Championship. The costs for the four additional players per team are to be covered by the IHF. The IHF Council also previously modified the regulation regarding the maximum number of replacements for each team competing at an IHF World Championship from three to five. This is to ensure no team is forced to make unsafe decisions and that players can be more easily replaced.The IHF COVID-19 Medical Task Force was formed in July 2020, with a special view towards management of the Egypt 2021 World Championship and the Olympic Games, including the handball qualification events, also scheduled to take place next year. Egypt put North Macedonia 19 goals behind EGYPT 2021: BiH, Latvia, Russia and Poland to start from Play-Off matches in April France and Portugal celebrate routine wins Click to comment ShareTweetShareShareEmail 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. Related Items:World Handball Championship 2021last_img read more

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Elliott still believes in Gamecocks

first_img Session ID: 2020-09-18:bde33221e3bb0410fc96fdab Player ID: videojs-brightcove-player-862506-4605362059001 OK Close Modal DialogCaption Settings DialogBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsDefaultsDoneClose Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.The Gamecocks will have their work cut out against Florida. Under first-year coach Jim McElwain, the Gators enter with an 8-1 record and the Southeastern Conference’s Eastern Division title already in hand.While Florida is a strong favorite to defeat the Gamecocks in Saturday’s noon game, playing at home in front of family and friends could help the Gamecocks pull out a win. Elliott is confident USC, playing only its second game at Williams-Brice Stadium in its last six will be ready.“I think they take pride in winning and going out and playing a good football team,” said Elliott. “You know anytime you can measure yourself to a really good football team and you’re setting the stage up, ‘Now this may be the best left tackle you’re going up against or the best defensive end. How are you going to stack up individually?’“I think that’s the same way our team looks at it. A great opportunity to go out and put up a good showing against a great football team with a heck of a head coach and staff and just see exactly where we are. And when you look at us the last two weeks, three weeks, you go Vanderbilt, A&M and Tennessee, we’ve stacked up pretty well. We haven’t gotten over the hump, but you know we’re knocking on the door, and somebody’s going to answer it shortly. Our team, we feel like we match up.”Elliott is happy with the effort he has seen from the Gamecocks and hopes, despite back-to-back heart breaking losses to Texas A&M and Tennessee, they will put together a winning formula at home.“You’ve got to see the player’s eyes,” said Elliott. “You’ve got to let them know – when I say you’ve got to see their eyes, you’ve got to look them in the eyes and they’ve got to believe in what you’re telling them.“You can’t have a guy over in the back corner thinking about something else when we’re down 17-3. If you engage that football team and I mean really engage them with your eyes. You look at them across the room and you can feel they believe in what you’re saying, then you’ve got a good chance to go out.”South Carolina interim coach Shawn Elliott talks with cornerback Chris Lammons (3) after a play during the first quarter against Texas A&M.South Carolina interim coach Shawn Elliott talks with cornerback Chris Lammons (3) after a play during the first quarter against Texas A&M. COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina football team is 3-6 and must win its final three games to be considered for a bowl.South Carolina interim coach Shawn Elliott talks with cornerback Chris Lammons (3) after a play during the first quarter against Texas A&M.South Carolina interim coach Shawn Elliott talks with cornerback Chris Lammons (3) after a play during the first quarter against Texas A&M.With two of those games coming against No. 10 Florida and No. 1 Clemson, the Gamecocks’ chances of adding a postseason game to their schedule seems improbable.Don’t tell that to interim coach Shawn Elliott, who believes his team can pull off the trifecta and can’t let himself think anything else.Simply putting a blemish on the Gators’ and Tigers’ records is not a goal. He doesn’t even want to hear questions of USC being relevant only as a team with the ambition of upsetting others.“Those teams who say, ‘Hey, let’s go play spoiler,’ that’s kind of a joke to me,” sad Elliott. “Our goal is to win football games. It doesn’t matter what their rank or how successful they are, we are to go out and compete.“Any man with a competitive spirit wants to go out there and win. That’s the bottom line.”Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 0:00Loaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%0:00 Progress: 0%Stream TypeLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1ChaptersChaptersdescriptions off, selectedDescriptionssubtitles off, selectedSubtitlescaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedCaptionsAudio TrackFullscreenThis is a modal window. The Video Cloud video was not found. Error Code: VIDEO_CLOUD_ERR_VIDEO_NOT_FOUNDlast_img read more

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5 ways Beatles producer George Martin influenced pop culture

first_imgYou may not recognize his name, but you recognize George Martin’s sound. The man who brought the world the Beatles revolutionized modern music in more ways than we realize.As producer Mark Ronson tweeted, “We will never stop living in the world you helped create.”Here are five contributions from Martin’s 90-year life:FILE – In this Oct. 30, 2002, file photo, Beatles producer George Martin touches a statue of John Lennon in a park in the Vedado neighborhood of Havana, during his visit to Cuba. George Martin, the producer who guided the Beatles to astounding heights, has died, his manager said on March 9, 2016. He was 90. (AP Photo/Cristobal Herrera, File)THE BEATLESHis most obvious, lasting accomplishment (though not the only musicians he managed). He signed John, Paul, George and Ringo in the early 1960s and transformed them into the legendary Fab Four. Their albums became art forms, reaching listeners on all continents and exploring new recording techniques. Their relationship, too, broke new ground: The performers gradually took the upper hand over their producer, composing their own material in an era when that was rare, while he translated their vision into top-selling hits.MULTI-TRACK RECORDINGWith the multitude — or cacophony — of musical possibilities today, it’s hard to imagine a time when music was recorded on single tracks. Martin used emerging multiple-track technology to experiment with the Beatles, producing a new kind of music that could only be made in a studio. Different sounds and instruments could be layered, each one adjusted and cleaned up, accelerated or reversed. From the two-track “Please Please Me” in 1963 to the eight-track “Hey Jude,” that expanded what was expected from recorded music.COMEDY RECORDSMartin helped bring smiles to living rooms around the English-speaking world by pioneering the comedy album in the 1950s, working with Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan and others. He told BBC radio in 1982 that as a young producer at Parlophone, “because we had no American imports, I had to find my own way of making hit records. (Comedy) was my way of getting in between the cracks.”CLASSICAL INFLUENCE ON ROCKA man forever associated with pop music had a classical core — he mastered Chopin by ear as a youth and was trained at London’s Guildhall School of Music. Martin broke down the classical-pop barrier of the time by bringing his background to some Beatles records. The most recognizable example: the string quartet on “Yesterday.” Paul McCartney initially scoffed at the idea and later reveled at the result — and described it Wednesday as one of his fondest Martin memories.JAMES BOND MUSICAction films didn’t enjoy chart-topping theme songs until the 1960s. Martin helped produce Shirley Bassey’s “Goldfinger” in 1964 and later scored McCartney’s “Live and Let Die” in 1971. Superstars from Duran Duran to Adele have since followed in their footsteps.last_img read more

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