Dubrovnik continues to record record tourist results

first_imgAccording to the E-visitor tourist check-in and check-out system, Dubrovnik achieved record tourist results in the first six months of this year.From January 1 to June 30, 2017, 441 tourists stayed in Dubrovnik, which is 044% more than in the same period in 20, and 2016 overnight stays were realized, or 1% more than last year. . In the first six months, the most numerous tourists were from the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany, France, Croatia, Spain, Austria, Sweden, Finland and South Korea.From January 1 to June 30 this year, 279 guests stayed in hotel accommodation, which is an increase of 821% compared to last year, and 8 overnight stays were realized, 861% more than last year. The most numerous guests in hotel accommodation in the first half of the year are from the following countries: United Kingdom, USA, France, Germany, Croatia, Austria, Spain, Sweden, Finland, South Korea.In the first six months of this year, 118 arrivals were made in private accommodation, ie 245% more than in the same period last year, and 42 overnight stays, which is 399% more than in 483. The most numerous tourists in private accommodation were from the countries: United Kingdom, USA, Germany, France, Croatia, Canada, Australia, Sweden, Finland, Spain.Photo: Dubrovnik Tourist BoardThis June is the best tourist June in DubrovnikIn June 2017 alone, there were 165 arrivals, which is 390% more than in the same month last year, and 21 overnight stays, which is 560% more than in 465. The first place in June was visited by tourists from the United Kingdom, followed by tourists from the USA, Germany, France, Sweden, Australia, Finland, Spain, Ireland and Croatia.Currently, 19 tourists are staying in Dubrovnik, which is at the level of the number of tourists on the same date last year, and most guests are from the United Kingdom, USA, Germany, Norway, Sweden, Australia, France, Finland, Spain and Ireland.Dubrovnik-Neretva County is also growing by 20 percent In June 2017, there were 266.012 arrivals in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, which is 20% more than in June 2016 and 1.095.106 overnight stays, which is 18% more than in June 2016.In the first six months of 2017 in the Dubrovnik-Neretva County, 639.618 arrivals were registered with 2.338.310 overnight stays. Compared to 2016, overnight stays increased by 21%. The largest number of overnight stays was realized by tourists from the United Kingdom, Croatia, Germany, the United States of America, France, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Poland.last_img read more

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Champions League ban: CAS confirms Manchester City’s appeal

first_imgThe Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has confirmed that they have registered an appeal from Manchester City as the reigning Premier League champions fight to overturn a two-season Champions League ban. UEFA found the club guilty of breaching Financial Fair Play rules and failing to cooperate with its investigation, handing City a €30m (£25m/$33m) fine on top of their two-year European suspension. City moved quickly to profess their innocence and vowed to prove UEFA wrong, with a CAS appeal the first order of business. CAS has now confirmed the appeal has been lodged, releasing an official statement on Wednesday, which reads: “The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has registered an appeal filed by Manchester City football club against the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA). Man city coach Pep Guardiola ready to stay hammer or no hammerAdvertisement FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… “The appeal is directed against the decision of the Adjudicatory Chamber of the UEFA Club Financial Control Body (CFCB) dated 14 February 2020 in which Manchester City was deemed to have contravened UEFA’s Club Licensing and Financial Fair Play Regulations and sanctioned with exclusion from the next two seasons of UEFA club competitions for which the club would qualify and ordered to pay a fine of EUR 30 million. “Generally speaking, CAS appeal arbitration procedures involve an exchange of written submissions between the parties while a Panel of CAS arbitrators is being convened. Once the Panel has been formally constituted it issues procedural directions, including, inter alia, with respect to the holding of a hearing. Following the hearing, the Panel deliberates and then issues its decision in the form of an Arbitral Award. “It is not possible to indicate at this time when a final award in this matter will be issued.” City will hope that a verdict will be reached sooner rather than later as the ban poses a number of questions regarding the club’s future. Read Also Man City’s US investors dole out £369m to the club coffers amid UEFA ban threat However contrary to permutations in some quarters that Man City coach Pep Guardiola will head for the exit door should the hammer land at the Ethihad, the Spaniard has said he has no plans of dumping the club. Promoted ContentFantastic-Looking (and Probably Delicious) Bread ArtThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read MoreWho Earns More Than Ronaldo?A Guy Turns Gray Walls And Simple Bricks Into Works Of ArtThe 18 Most Visited Cities In The WorldWhat Is A Black Hole And Is It Dangerous For Us All?Portuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiWho Is The Most Powerful Woman On Earth?You’ve Only Seen Such Colorful Hairdos In A Handful Of Anime10 Of The Dirtiest Seas In The World6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-Flowlast_img read more

Man jailed for ‘stealing’ electrical wires

first_imgHe was detainedin the lockup cell of Police Station 7, facing charges of theft./PN BACOLOD City – For allegedly stealing electrical wires, a man wasarrested in Barangay Alijis. Ardel –resident of Barangay E.Lopez, Silay City, Negros Occidental – was caught around7 p.m. on Jan. 14, the police added.center_img The 25-year-oldArdel Velez stole four rolls of electrical wires worth P1,200 owned by JazerJohn Fortu, police said.last_img

IMCA Late Model tire rule postponed until 2021

first_img“With the delay of the season at many tracks and no certain time table for all our Late Model tracks, it is in everyone’s best interest that we postpone this rule,” explained IMCA President Brett Root. That rule was originally to go into effect on June 1. VINTON, Iowa – The no tire siping rule for IMCA Late Models has been postponed until 2021. center_img Questions can be directed to IMCA Executive Director of Competition Dave Brenn at 785 307-8482, Late Model Division Director Joe Hayes at 319 389-2600 or Late Model Competition Direc­tor Randy Anderson at 309 269-6694.last_img read more

Wilson on song in Bournemouth win

first_img Wilson scored Bournemouth’s opener with an 11th-minute volley as the Cherries became the 65th team to score in the top flight. The former Coventry striker then pounced on Aaron Cresswell’s awful back pass for a 2-0 interval lead, but a Mark Noble penalty and Cheikhou Kouyate’s powerful shot levelled it up within eight minutes of the restart. Callum Wilson grabbed a hat-trick as Bournemouth bagged their first Barclays Premier League points with a thrilling 4-3 victory at West Ham. Marc Pugh restored Bournemouth’s lead after 66 minutes and Wilson completed his hat-trick from the penalty spot 13 minutes later after Hammers defender Carl Jenkinson had been sent off. Modibo Maiga gave the Hammers hope nine minutes from time but Bournemouth held on for a famous victory. Leicester lost their 100 per cent record but reclaimed top spot in a 1-1 home draw with Tottenham. Dele Alli’s first Spurs goal gave Tottenham an 81st-minute lead but Riyad Mahrez, who had strong claims for a first-half penalty waved away after being fouled by Jan Vertonghen and hit the post after the break, equalised within 60 seconds. Manchester United, like Leicester, are also on seven points from three games after limping to a goalless home draw with Newcastle. After a week in which they failed to land Barcelona target Pedro, who instead headed for Chelsea, Louis van Gaal’s side drew a blank and have now scored only twice in their opening three league matches. Wayne Rooney thought he had ended his goal drought early on but his effort was ruled out for a marginal offside call and Chris Smalling came the closest to breaking the deadlock for United when he headed against the post in the final minutes. Newcastle defended for their lives but they might have pinched all three points when Aleksandar Mitrovic headed against the crossbar. Sunderland lifted some of the gloom surrounding them after opening defeats to Leicester and Norwich by drawing 1-1 at home to Swansea. Bafetimbi Gomis’ third goal of the season – and his eighth in nine games – gave Swansea the lead on the stroke of half-time but veteran striker Jermain Defoe took some of the pressure off Dick Advocaat’s Black Cats with a 62nd-minute equaliser after Andre Ayew had hit the post for the visitors. Bakary Sako marked his Crystal Palace debut with an 87th-minute winner as the Eagles beat Aston Villa 2-1 at Selhurst Park to move into the top four. Palace thought they had taken the lead just after the hour-mark when substitute Dwight Gayle’s shot struck James McArthur in the stomach and flew into the net. The goal was initially awarded before referee Keith Stroud disallowed it after consulting his assistant, but Scott Dann did give Palace the lead 10 minutes later. Villa levelled when Palace full-back Pape Souare put through his own net after 77 minutes but Sako came up with the decider with a left-footed drive into the bottom corner. Xherdan Shaqiri marked his Stoke debut with an 11th-minute assist in a 1-1 draw at Norwich, the former Bayern Munich winger’s free-kick touched home by Mame Biram Diouf. Canaries captain Russell Martin scored for the second successive game after 28 minutes when he fired past Jack Butland in the Stoke goal. Press Associationlast_img read more

Victor Wanyama: Southampton need more time to gel

first_img Press Association Southampton need more time to adjust to another summer of change to match last season’s Barclays Premier League exploits, according to Victor Wanyama. The Saints slipped to a sixth match without a win in Saturday’s 2-0 home loss to Tottenham, a painful blow exacerbated when delivered by former boss Mauricio Pochettino. Ronald Koeman’s men claimed a record seventh-place Premier League finish last term, before losing stars like Morgan Schneiderlin to Manchester United. center_img Wanyama is once again the subject of speculation around a potential switch to Arsenal, but the 24-year-old Kenya midfielder continues to focus on arresting Southampton’s recent slump. “We still need to work together and to know each other more because we had a lot of changes in the team and we still need a bit of time to gel together,” Wanyama told Southampton’s official club website. “It’s about being together. We just need to fight more and sharpen ourselves up because we have some tough games ahead. “I think it’s not going to go your way all the time, but we believe in ourselves and we believe we can still get there. “We still have a chance and if we work hard then we can still get up there.” Harry Kane and Dele Alli struck Spur’s goals in Saturday’s victory at St Mary’s, leaving Southampton 12th in the table ahead of hosting Arsenal on Boxing Day. “It was difficult because we didn’t have many chances,” said Wanyama. “At the beginning of the game we had more chances, good chances and we just let them score from nothing. “If a team scores from nothing then it’s always going to be difficult. “We did well in the first 30 minutes then I don’t know what happened.” last_img read more

Andy Pooler named MDI baseball coach

first_imgBAR HARBOR — Mount Desert Island named Andy Pooler its newest baseball coach last week.Pooler played on the MDI baseball team all four years during his high school career and helped the Trojans win the 2005 Eastern Maine championship as a senior. The MDI alum then went on to play baseball at St. Joseph’s College in Standish and has also been a volunteer for the MDI baseball team since 2009. He replaces Mike Swanson, who resigned following the 2016 season.Pooler has also been the Ellsworth girls’ basketball coach since 2011 and will retain that position. He is an associate broker with the Swan Agency and lives in Trenton with his wife, Amy, and two children, Brayden, 5, and Bella, 19 months.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textlast_img read more

Bucksport boys’ basketball team notches key wins in Class C North playoff race

first_imgBUCKSPORT — The Bucksport boys’ basketball team is closing in on a Class C North playoff berth after earning vital wins against Sumner, Deer Isle-Stonington and Narraguagus.On Wednesday, Bucksport avenged its early-season loss to Sumner with a 75-55 home win over the Tigers. Tyson Gray led the way with 22 points for the Golden Bucks, who got 19 from Logan Stanley and 16 from Ty Giberson. Kyle Brooks lead Sumner with 17 points.Bucksport earned another important win Saturday when it topped Deer Isle-Stonington 70-57 in Deer Isle. Gray scored 31 points for the Golden Bucks, who used outscored Deer Isle-Stonington 30-9 in the second quarter en route to the victory. Nathan Thompson was the top scorer for the Mariners with 21 points.On Tuesday, Bucksport hosted Narraguagus (2-13) and stretched its winning streak to three games with a 57-43 victory. Gray led the Golden Bucks (7-7) in scoring with 19 points.This is placeholder textThis is placeholder textThe wins provided some breathing room for the Golden Bucks, who moved from the 14th and final playoff spot early last week to 12th place as of Tuesday evening. The team is looking to return to the Cross Insurance Center for the first time in three years after losing preliminary games the past two seasons.Bucksport’s next game will be at home against Searsport at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 31. The Golden Bucks will then have Senior Day when they host Stearns at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2.GSA boys rolling once againThe George Stevens Academy boys’ winning streak is now at 11 games after victories over Calais and Central.GSA (13-1) defeated Calais 63-44 on the road Friday before beating Central (6-9) 73-49 on Tuesday in Corinth. The Eagles, who have not lost since falling 65-36 to Ellsworth on Dec. 14, are currently third in the Class C North standings.last_img read more

Tipp and Deise do battle in Thurles

first_imgIn Ulster, Fermanagh and Antrim go to battle in Enniskillen at 4pm. Throw-in is at 3.30 in Semple Stadium….Tipp FM will have full live coverage in association with O’Donovan Marquees, Birdhill. +++++++++++++++++++++ The Newport native believes Tipp will have a big say in this years championship Former Tipperary manager and current Waterford manager Tom McGlinchey has praised the county boards approach to football in the county. The Munster football quarter final throws in today in Thurles and both Tipperary and Waterford have targeted this game for a number of months now. At 4pm, Dublin’s footballers take to the pitch at Headquarters to face Longford.Jim Gavin has given three Dublin players Championship debuts, with David Byrne, John Small and Brian Fenton all handed starts. The last time the sides met in Championship football, Longford came to within two points of the Dubs, but haven’t actually earned a victory against them since 1970. Evan Comerford and Seamus Kennedy make their debuts for Tipperary.last_img read more