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  • Wales will play 2018 World Cup qualifiers Panama in a friendly international next month. The Football Association of Wales announced that the fixture will take place on Tuesday, November 14 at Cardiff City Stadium.It will follow Wales' friendly clash against France in Paris four days earlier.Wales have never previously played Panama, who booked qualification for Russia next year by recently beating Costa Rica 2-1 to finish third in their CONCACAF group. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

    Wales will play Panama for the first time next month

    Wales will play 2018 World Cup qualifiers Panama in a friendly international next month. The Football Association of Wales announced that the fixture will take place on Tuesday, November 14 at Cardiff City Stadium.It will follow Wales' friendly clash against France in Paris four days earlier.Wales have never previously played Panama, who booked qualification for Russia next year by recently beating Costa Rica 2-1 to finish third in their CONCACAF group. Source: PA Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.
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  • It had a slim chance of ever living up to the hype. The long awaited duel between manned robots from America's Mega Bots Inc. and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries ended up being more of a grandiose mechanical tickling match than a "Jaeger" fight to the death. Seeing that the entire program was largely Kickstarter funded, the let down wasn't really any great surprise, and maybe we will see a more dynamic battle sometime in the future if the proto-sport of sorts survives. But your craving for a real life version of Robot Jox doesn't need to emanate entirely from a fictional place. During the atomic age of the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Pentagon built its own massive manned robot of sorts, and its job was far more dangerous than crunching steel with another of its kind.The real-world giant mecha emerged from the nuclear powered aircraft program that began shortly after the end of World War II. The idea seems insane today, but back then putting a nuclear react..

    The First Giant Mecha Robot Fight Was Lame, But This Real Cold War Era Mecha Wasn’t

    It had a slim chance of ever living up to the hype. The long awaited duel between manned robots from America's Mega Bots Inc. and Japan's Suidobashi Heavy Industries ended up being more of a grandiose mechanical tickling match than a "Jaeger" fight to the death. Seeing that the entire program was largely Kickstarter funded, the let down wasn't really any great surprise, and maybe we will see a more dynamic battle sometime in the future if the proto-sport of sorts survives. But your craving for a real life version of Robot Jox doesn't need to emanate entirely from a fictional place. During the atomic age of the late 1950s and early 1960s, the Pentagon built its own massive manned robot of sorts, and its job was far more dangerous than crunching steel with another of its kind.The real-world giant mecha emerged from the nuclear powered aircraft program that began shortly after the end of World War II. The idea seems insane today, but back then putting a nuclear react..
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  • With Pierre Gasly missing the USGP to compete for the Super Formula title in Japan, Toro Rosso has decided to call up Porsche WEC champion Brendon Hartley for duty. The 27-year old-Kiwi was once part of Red Bull's junior program before leaving to focus on sportscar racing and has found wild success there having won this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. Hartley hopes that this experience will help him compete at Sunday's race, but as he recently told Newstalk ZB radio, he'll only have four hours of practice logged before this weekend's qualifying round. In the interview with Newstalk ZB, Hartley explained that he was given nearly 50 pages worth of instructions to prepare for the race at Circuit of The Americas. Combined with a few hours of running on Thursday and Friday, he thinks it could be enough to set him up for success against the more-experienced F1 grid.Additionally, his WEC background could play to his favor as Hartley believes that's why he was chose..

    Brendon Hartley Preparing For First F1 Race at Austin

    With Pierre Gasly missing the USGP to compete for the Super Formula title in Japan, Toro Rosso has decided to call up Porsche WEC champion Brendon Hartley for duty. The 27-year old-Kiwi was once part of Red Bull's junior program before leaving to focus on sportscar racing and has found wild success there having won this year's 24 Hours of Le Mans. Hartley hopes that this experience will help him compete at Sunday's race, but as he recently told Newstalk ZB radio, he'll only have four hours of practice logged before this weekend's qualifying round. In the interview with Newstalk ZB, Hartley explained that he was given nearly 50 pages worth of instructions to prepare for the race at Circuit of The Americas. Combined with a few hours of running on Thursday and Friday, he thinks it could be enough to set him up for success against the more-experienced F1 grid.Additionally, his WEC background could play to his favor as Hartley believes that's why he was chose..
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  • Pikes Peak is arguably the most well known hill-climb course in North America. It's also home to some of the most coveted records, as automakers, professional racers, and hobbyists all duke it out to have their names penciled into history. But with new automotive trends comes a new race to the top, and this time it's electric.Volkswagen last attended Pikes Peak in 1987, when it brought a very unique Golf to the table. The auto giant's motorsports team engineered a purpose-built dual-engine wrecking machine that lived to break records and necks as it ascended the hill. The platform made use of Volkswagen's iconic 1.8-liter 16-valve engine with a compounded forced induction setup. Both a turbocharger and supercharger were affixed to the engine to make up for the power loss as it climbed higher in altitude. With both engines combined, the Golf's total output surpassed 650 horsepower. In a machine weighing in at just 2,300 pounds, the golf made for one quick race ..

    Volkswagen Attending Pikes Peak for First Time in 30 Years, This Time with an Electric Car

    Pikes Peak is arguably the most well known hill-climb course in North America. It's also home to some of the most coveted records, as automakers, professional racers, and hobbyists all duke it out to have their names penciled into history. But with new automotive trends comes a new race to the top, and this time it's electric.Volkswagen last attended Pikes Peak in 1987, when it brought a very unique Golf to the table. The auto giant's motorsports team engineered a purpose-built dual-engine wrecking machine that lived to break records and necks as it ascended the hill. The platform made use of Volkswagen's iconic 1.8-liter 16-valve engine with a compounded forced induction setup. Both a turbocharger and supercharger were affixed to the engine to make up for the power loss as it climbed higher in altitude. With both engines combined, the Golf's total output surpassed 650 horsepower. In a machine weighing in at just 2,300 pounds, the golf made for one quick race ..
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  • Pikes Peak is arguably the most well known hill-climb course in North America. It's also home to some of the most coveted records, as automakers, professional racers, and hobbyists all duke it out to have their names penciled into history. But with new automotive trends comes a new race to the top, and this time it's electric.Volkswagen last attended Pikes Peak in 1987, when it brought a very unique Golf to the table. The auto giant's motorsports team engineered a purpose-built dual-engine wrecking machine that lived to break records and necks as it ascended the hill. The platform made use of Volkswagen's iconic 1.8-liter 16-valve engine with a compounded forced induction setup. Both a turbocharger and supercharger were affixed to the engine to make up for the power loss as it climbed higher in altitude. With both engines combined, the Golf's total output surpassed 650 horsepower. In a machine weighing in at just 2,300 pounds, the golf made for one quick race ..

    Volkswagen Attending Pikes Peak for First Time in 30 Years, This Time with an Electric Car

    Pikes Peak is arguably the most well known hill-climb course in North America. It's also home to some of the most coveted records, as automakers, professional racers, and hobbyists all duke it out to have their names penciled into history. But with new automotive trends comes a new race to the top, and this time it's electric.Volkswagen last attended Pikes Peak in 1987, when it brought a very unique Golf to the table. The auto giant's motorsports team engineered a purpose-built dual-engine wrecking machine that lived to break records and necks as it ascended the hill. The platform made use of Volkswagen's iconic 1.8-liter 16-valve engine with a compounded forced induction setup. Both a turbocharger and supercharger were affixed to the engine to make up for the power loss as it climbed higher in altitude. With both engines combined, the Golf's total output surpassed 650 horsepower. In a machine weighing in at just 2,300 pounds, the golf made for one quick race ..
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  • Carlisle striker Shaun Miller faces becoming the first player in English football to be retrospectively banned for diving after being charged by the Football Association.The 30-year-old has been charged with 'successful deception of a match official', a new offence which came into force from the start of the season and carries a two-match suspension. The FA said in a statement: " It is alleged he committed a clear act of simulation which led to a penalty being awarded in the 35th minute of the game against Wycombe Wanderers on 17 October 2017." The penalty was converted and the League Two match ended in a 3-3 draw. The charge came after a panel of one ex-match official, one ex-manager and one ex-player unanimously agreed, after independently reviewing video footage of the incident, that an offence had been committed. The FA announced the introduction of the new offence in May to deal with cases where there is " clear and overwhelming evidence to suggest a match offici..

    Carlisle striker could face first diving ban in English football after FA charge

    Carlisle striker Shaun Miller faces becoming the first player in English football to be retrospectively banned for diving after being charged by the Football Association.The 30-year-old has been charged with 'successful deception of a match official', a new offence which came into force from the start of the season and carries a two-match suspension. The FA said in a statement: " It is alleged he committed a clear act of simulation which led to a penalty being awarded in the 35th minute of the game against Wycombe Wanderers on 17 October 2017." The penalty was converted and the League Two match ended in a 3-3 draw. The charge came after a panel of one ex-match official, one ex-manager and one ex-player unanimously agreed, after independently reviewing video footage of the incident, that an offence had been committed. The FA announced the introduction of the new offence in May to deal with cases where there is " clear and overwhelming evidence to suggest a match offici..
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  • It's been a bad day at the office for NZD pairs 19 Oct NZDUSD now down to fresh session lows of 0.7020 and AUDNZD up to 112.06 from 0.7130 and 110.00 earlier as the fallout from First Party leader Peter's decision to throw his casting voted behind the opposition Labour/Green coalition.

    NZD continues to fall after First Party sides with Labour

    It's been a bad day at the office for NZD pairs 19 Oct NZDUSD now down to fresh session lows of 0.7020 and AUDNZD up to 112.06 from 0.7130 and 110.00 earlier as the fallout from First Party leader Peter's decision to throw his casting voted behind the opposition Labour/Green coalition.
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  • NZ Dollar Extends Slide As New Zealand First Forms Coalition With Labour The New Zealand dollar continued to be lower against its major counterparts in early European trading on Thursday, after New Zealand's third largest political party New Zealand First announced the formation of a coalition with Labour, with Jacinda Ardern set to become the Prime Minister. The leader of the New Zealand First Winston Peters announced his support behind Labour to form a coalition government, after weeks of negotiations. The new coalition will also be supported by the Green Party. The news sparked growth fears as the new coalition favors significant cut to immigration quotas and put new controls on foreign ownership of property. The currency was also hurt by worries over the constitutional crisis between Spain and Catalonia after the Spanish government said it would continue with the procedures set out in Article 155 of the Constitution to restore the legality of self-rule in Catalonia...

    NZ Dollar Extends Slide As New Zealand First Forms Coalition With Labour

    NZ Dollar Extends Slide As New Zealand First Forms Coalition With Labour The New Zealand dollar continued to be lower against its major counterparts in early European trading on Thursday, after New Zealand's third largest political party New Zealand First announced the formation of a coalition with Labour, with Jacinda Ardern set to become the Prime Minister. The leader of the New Zealand First Winston Peters announced his support behind Labour to form a coalition government, after weeks of negotiations. The new coalition will also be supported by the Green Party. The news sparked growth fears as the new coalition favors significant cut to immigration quotas and put new controls on foreign ownership of property. The currency was also hurt by worries over the constitutional crisis between Spain and Catalonia after the Spanish government said it would continue with the procedures set out in Article 155 of the Constitution to restore the legality of self-rule in Catalonia...
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  • Peters now declaring his choice 19 Oct As I suggested and markets traded in my earlier report. Says Peters: - I may become Deputy PM if I choose to take the role NZDUSD falls to new recent lows of 0.7060 from 0.7095 as New Zealand braces itself for a new Labour/Green/First party coalition government in the wake of the

    Peters says First Party will back Labour to create New Zealand government

    Peters now declaring his choice 19 Oct As I suggested and markets traded in my earlier report. Says Peters: - I may become Deputy PM if I choose to take the role NZDUSD falls to new recent lows of 0.7060 from 0.7095 as New Zealand braces itself for a new Labour/Green/First party coalition government in the wake of the
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  • Rapid fall in NZD pairs as markets wait on Peters 19 Oct No official news that is hitting the wires but maybe circulating as NZDUSD drops in an instant from 0.7130 to 0.7081

    NZD tumbles as New Zealand waits on First Party decision

    Rapid fall in NZD pairs as markets wait on Peters 19 Oct No official news that is hitting the wires but maybe circulating as NZDUSD drops in an instant from 0.7130 to 0.7081
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