Northern New Jersey Community Foundation Awards Grant to University for Scholarship and Women’s Soccer

(Hackensack, New Jersey; August 29, 2022) — The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation’s The DeAnna Stark Pasciuto Memorial Fund awarded a grant of $4,000 to Stockton University Foundation in Galloway, New Jersey.  The NNJCF’s grant supports the DeAnna Stark Pasciuto ’01 Memorial Scholarship to award to a student attending Stockton University and also provides funds to the woman’s soccer team. The Northern New Jersey Community Foundation (NNJCF) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) organization based in Hackensack, New Jersey.  The foundation focuses primarily on the arts, civic engagement, education, the environment, philanthropy, and public…

Liverpool equal Premier League record with 9-0 hammering of Bournemouth

LIVERPOOL  – Liverpool earned their first win of the season in stunning fashion after equalling the record for the biggest ever Premier League victory with a 9-0 thrashing of promoted Bournemouth at Anfield on Saturday.Two goals inside the opening six minutes from Luis Diaz and Harvey Elliot put the hosts into a commanding position from the off. A stunning strike from England full-back Trent Alexander Arnold which arrowed into the top corner gave Liverpool a three-goal lead in the 28th minute before Roberto Firmino got in on the act with…

Bhaichung Bhutia filed nomination for the post of AIFF President; CM Mamta’s brother also in race

New Delhi: : Football legend Bhaichung Bhutia on Friday filed his nomination for the post of President of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) in the upcoming elections but the former player’s road will not be easy as several candidates with political backing are in the fray. Apart from the former footballer-turned-politician, there are also politicians in the fray who want to join sports administration. Apart from this, people who have been playing the role of sports administrator for a long time also aspire to occupy the top post in AIFF.…

Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey returns after 2 years; 18th Himalayan Odyssey flagged-off from India Gate, Delhi

Kochi:  Amid the thunderous roaring of over 70 Royal Enfield motorcycles and the contrasting chants of the lamas, early morning today at India Gate, the 18th edition of Royal Enfield Himalayan Odyssey was flagged off in Delhi. With 70 riders embarking on a journey to Umling La, the highest motorable pass in the world, via some of the most breath-taking terrains in northern India, Himalayan Odyssey 2022 will witness riders covering a distance of over 2,700 kilometers in 18 days on their Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycles. With a view to…

Team India announced for T20 series against Ireland, Hardik Pandya will be the captain

Team India has been announced for the two-match T20 International series against Ireland starting from June 26.The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced a 17-member team. This team has been selected by the All India Selection Committee. Hardik Pandya has been given the captaincy of the team in the absence of regular captain Rohit Sharma, vice-captain KL Rahul and stand-in captain Rishabh Pant. The rest of the team selected for the tour of Ireland have the same names, who are playing against South Africa in the current…

China pursues gold in global image by hosting Olympics

SHANGHAI – China warns almost daily against “politicising” this week’s Beijing Olympics, but for its rulers, hosting the Games has always been about far more than sport and the medal count. Even under the shadow of a pandemic, Western accusations of genocide against Muslim minorities and diplomatic boycotts, staging the Olympics is about global prestige for China and its ruling Communist Party, analysts say. Beijing 2022’s difficulties may even increase the country’s stock, experts say. Hosting what it calls “a safe and splendid” Games in a pandemic will boost China’s…

Shoaib Akhtar reveals why he was surprised to see Hardik Pandya at the 2018 Asia Cup and what advice he gave

Former Pakistan pacer Shoaib Akhtar recalled his meeting with India’s star all-rounder Hardik Pandya ahead of India’s match against Pakistan in the 2018 Asia Cup. He revealed that he was shocked to see Padya’s slim figure and had warned him about the injury. After a while he was taken off the field due to injury. Hardik suffered an injury while bowling in the 18th over in the Asia Cup 2018 group match against Pakistan. He was seen holding his back during the follow-through and then lay down on the ground. He was then immediately taken…

Governor Hochul Signs Law to Promote and Expand the Sport of Cricket in New York

(Albany, NY) — Governor Kathy Hochul yesterday evening signed legislation (S.146/A.479) that recognizes the sport of cricket as an important part of the social and cultural fabric of New York State, and expands the State’s capacity to officially promote the sport. The legislation was sponsored by Senator Kevin Thomas (D-Levittown), the first Indian-American to serve in the New York State Legislature, and Assemblymember Nily Rozic (D,WF-Fresh Meadows). Cricket is a bat and ball game played between two teams, 11 players each, on a field which has a rectangular 22-yard-long pitch…

T20 World Cup: Jadeja and Shami shine as India beat Scotland by 85 runs.

Dubai: KL Rahul (50 off 19 balls) and Rohit Sharma (30 off 16 balls) stunned India in the power play as they thrashed Scotland by eight wickets in the Group 2 match of the ICC Men’s  T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium here on Friday. After Ravindra Jadeja (3/15), adjudged player of the match, led a splendid bowling show in skittling out Scotland for 85, India chased down the target with 81 balls to spare on a day where everything went their way, right from winning the toss.…

10 Oldest Baseball Teams That Still Play in the United States of America

Did you know that the basis of baseball was based on two English games? Cricket and rounders, to be specific. Today baseball is known worldwide as an American symbol, as it was fully formed in America in the middle of the 19th century. Seems not so long ago until you’re reminded we’re already in the 21st century! We rounded up for you the 10 most old baseball groups of the USA that still play today.