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NPA MD Hadiza Usman links healthy lifestyle to improved productivity

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): As part of efforts to sensitise the officers and staff of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) towards improved productivity at all times, the Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman has urged the workforce to consistently engage in various forms of exercise in their leisure time and also consumes food items that boosts immunity; and increases healthy living ...

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Qatar plans $13bn investment in infrastructure projects

  Qatar is set to pump in about QR 46 billion ($13 billion) on mega infrastructure projects in the country in 2017 with a major focus on projects related to the Fifa World Cup 2022, said a report. The move comes as part of its strategy to achieve sustainable development and economic diversification and reach its target of 3.4 per ...

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Tribute to Chapecoense

  Wembley Stadium’s arch is illuminated in green, in London, Britain on November 29. The arch was lit in the traditional team colours of Brazilian football club Chapecoense after members of the team were killed in a plane crash in Medellin, Colombia on November 28.  EPA/Will Oliver

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Plane carrying Brazilian soccer players crashes in Colombia

  A chartered aircraft with 81 people on board, including players from a Brazilian soccer team heading to Colombia for a regional tournament final, crashed on its way to Medellin’s international airport, said a report. Medellin’s Mayor Federico Gutierrez said Tuesday that it is possible some of the passengers on the ill-fated British Aerospace 146 short-haul plane, may have survived ...

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Qatar-China JV wins 2022 World Cup stadium contract

Leading Qatari contractor HBK Contracting said its joint venture with China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has won the main contract for 80,000-seater Lusail Stadium near Doha. The announcement from the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) comes following the successful completion of the schematic design of the iconic stadium by British architectural firm Foster + Partners. Located in Lusail, ...

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FG reiterates commitment to patronage of Made in Nigeria Sports equipment

  (TRADE NEWSWIRE): The Permanent Secretary, Special Duties Office (SDO) of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Dr. Amina Shamaki, has restated the commitment of the Federal Government to the patronage of made in Nigeria sports equipment for the development of grassroots games in Nigeria, TRADE NEWSWIRE reports. According to a statement obtained by TRADE NEWSWIRE from ...

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To love is human

  Track marshals form the word ‘Love’ during the Mexico’s Formula One Grand Prix at Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez in Mexico City, Mexico, on October 30. Lewis Hamilton won the race, marking his 51st career victory. The pole-to-flag victory was the triple world champion’s eighth of the season and put him level with France’s Alain Prost in the all-time lists of ...

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Bomb plot targeting Saudi stadium thwarted

  Saudi security officials thwarted a terror plot targeting a stadium in Jeddah prior to an international football match between the Saudi team and  the UAE, authorities have announced. The four suspects have been arrested after foiling the plot which targeted the Al-Jowharah Stadium on October 11, a spokesman of the Ministry of Interior said. The authorities also brought down ...

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South Africa coach Domingo gets contract extension

CAPE TOWN: South Africa have extended the contract of coach Russell Domingo until after next year’s tour to England, Cricket South Africa said on Wednesday. The 42-year-old took over from Gary Kirsten in mid-2013 but his current contract was due to run out in April after South Africa return from a tour to New Zealand. “The Board believed the best ...

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Qatar 2022 stadium achieves major construction milestone

Al Rayyan Stadium, the proposed host venue through to the quarter-finals for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar, achieved a major milestone today as the first concrete was poured at the location of the stadium’s West stand five weeks ahead of schedule. The main contractor for Al Rayyan Stadium is a joint venture between Qatar-based Al-Balagh Trading & Contracting Company ...

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