Tag: Nathalia

  • Berizzo admits there is no easy way to stop Messi

    first_imgLionel Messi must be stopped by a collective effort from Paraguay in Wednesday’s crunch Copa America clash, according to their head coach Eduardo Berizzo.Both teams endured disappointing starts to the continental showpiece, with Paraguay letting a two-goal lead slip in their 2-2 draw against Qatar, while Argentina were abject in a 2-0 loss to Colombia.Paraguay conceded two goals within ten minutes after the hour mark to draw the game, and their head coach is fully aware of the task that now lies ahead. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? Berizzo’s side face Argentina next, before their final group game against Colombia. Argentina meanwhile sit bottom of Group B after one game, and end their group campaign against Qatar.As his quest for major honours with his country trudges on, Argentina will again look to Messi for inspiration, and former Sevilla and Athletic Bilbao boss Berizzo concedes there is no easy solution when it comes to tackling the Barcelona superstar.”To annul a player like Messi is not an individual task, it is a collective task,” he told reporters ahead of taking on his native country.”When you try to neutralise him, he opens the way [for others]. So the question is not centred only on him, but on the possibilities that are generated from him for other players.”Paraguay’s late collapse against Qatar stung Berizzo and he wants to see a response from his players, particularly in terms of game management when they are in possession.”We have talked about what happened and what we have to improve,” he added.”That is control of the ball and [making sure] that the process of the match does not escape us depending on the result.”We have to sustain the plan from beginning to end.”last_img read more

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  • UN celebrates 60th birthday with wreath laying pledges to rise to new

    From its Headquarters in New York to its far-flung outposts on the front line in Afghanistan and other crisis points around the world, the United Nations today celebrated its 60th birthday with wreath layings for fallen colleagues, the ringing of the Harmony Bell and appeals to rise to the new challenges that lie ahead.Sixty years to the day after the UN officially came into existence with the ratification of its Charter, Secretary-General Kofi Annan recalled last month’s World Summit where leaders sought to forge a common response to new challenges in a world that is very different from that of the organization’s founders. “They have left us a great deal of work to do,” he declared in a message, citing their commitment to reduce hunger and poverty by 50 per cent in the next 10 years, their pledge to create new bodies to promote human rights and build lasting peace in war-torn countries, their pledge to fight terrorism and take collective action to save populations from genocide.At a ceremony in the Visitors Lobby at Headquarters he laid a wreath in honour of UN colleagues who fell in the line of duty.In his message, he noted the Summit’s decisions on important reforms of the UN Secretariat, but regretted too the leaders’ weak statements on climate change and Security Council reform and their total lack of agreement on nuclear proliferation and disarmament.“Today, as we mark the sixtieth anniversary of our indispensable institution, I promise you that I will do my part,” he concluded. “And I trust that you, as global citizens, will do yours.”Together with General Assembly President Jan Eliasson of Sweden, and the Security Council President for October, Ambassador Mihnea Ioan Motoc of Romania, Mr. Annan rang the “Harmony Bell,” on loan for the day from the World Harmony Foundation, a global non-profit network of independent service providers. “The realities of the world are a constant reminder that global action and collective efforts are now needed more than ever,” Mr. Eliasson declared in his message. “And every day, the United Nations proves that it makes a difference for people and crisis areas around the world: for the starving child, the AIDS-stricken mother, the war-torn country, the disaster-stricken area, the desperate refugee, for the oppressed, the neglected and the vulnerable,” he said. “The best birthday gift to our Organization is for all of us, the members of the global community, to translate our leaders’ commitments at the 2005 World Summit into concrete action to the benefit of the peoples of the world.” United States Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney presented a framed resolution from the House of Representatives congratulating the world body.A celebratory cake was wheeled on and students from the UN International School (UNIS) then sang Happy Birthday in the UN’ six official languages – Arabic, Chinese, English, French, Russian and Spanish.Half way around the world in strife-torn Afghanistan, a birthday ceremony was held at Kabul University where Mr. Annan’s message was read out and a film screened on UN activities. In Pristina, capital of Kosovo, which the UN has administered ever since the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) drove out Yugoslav troops in 1999 amid grave human rights abuses in fighting between Albanians and Serbs, a forum on the world body’s role on peace, security, human rights and development at the Grand Hotel. read more

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  • National Television Awards Ant and Dec the big winners after tough summer

    first_imgAccepting the award, Sir David urged the audience at London’s O2 Arena to “protect our beautiful world”. Anthony 'Ant' McPartlin and Declan 'Dec' Donnelly (right) attending the National Television Awards 201 Acknowledging his cameramen and women he said: “These are the people who should be holding this but I know they would be joining me in what we were all trying to do was raise an issue which is of great importance not only to this country but worldwide.”It’s what we are doing to our planet. If our television programmes have helped stir the consciences of people around the world and that we are to do something to protect our beautiful world then all of us would be very pleased.” Ant and Dec react to winning the TV Presenter award #NTAs #NTAs2018 pic.twitter.com/Om8dWQBm4b— National TV Awards (@OfficialNTAs) January 23, 2018 As the ceremony began airing on ITV, the Britain’s Got Talent hosts revealed on Twitter they were still en route and watching the opening on an iPad.Photos from the red carpet saw them dashing into the ceremony where their Saturday Night Takeaway show was handed the first ever Bruce Forsyth Entertainment prize ahead of The Graham Norton Show, All Round to Mrs Brown’s and Celebrity Juice. Broadchurch beat off competition from Line Of Duty, Sherlock and Little Boy Blue in the crime drama category with star – and the new star of Doctor Who – Jodie Whittaker dedicating the win to survivors of sexual assault.Emmerdale beat Hollyoaks, EastEnders and Coronation Street to win the serial drama prize while the soap’s Danny Walters took home the best newcomer prize.Coronation Street’s Lucy Fallon claimed the serial drama performance while Peter Kay’s Car Share won the comedy show award with the comedian “gutted” to not be at the ceremony according to his co-star Sian Gibson.Kay announced in December that he had to cancel his first live tour in eight years due to “unforeseen family circumstances”. Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. Paul O’Grady speaks to Roman Kemp about his award for For The Love of Dogs #NTAs #NTAs2018 pic.twitter.com/hN2qMx6Oe9— National TV Awards (@OfficialNTAs) January 23, 2018 Anthony ‘Ant’ McPartlin and Declan ‘Dec’ Donnelly (right) attending the National Television Awards 201Credit:PA Ant and Dec were the big winners at the National Television Awards as they collected their 17th presenting prize in a row.The duo – who were making their first public appearance since Ant McPartlin announced he was splitting from his wife – also won the inaugural Bruce Forsyth Entertainment Award in memory of the late all-rounder who died in 2017.McPartlin said winning this “really means a lot” following a “tough 12 months” and thanked “best mate” Dec Donnelly for helping him through it.He said: “It’s been a tough year for me personally, quite an emotional night so to kind of top it off with three awards has been … can I have a lie down now? I’m feeling very good thank you.”On Dec he said: “I love working with him and that was the one thing … I had a very tough summer last summer, I had to face up to a lot of things and my one thing was just getting back to work and getting back to work with my best mate, we done it.” Gibson said: “Obviously I have got to say thank you so much to Mr Peter Kay.”He is gutted he can’t be here tonight but he sends his love and he is going to be over the moon so we’re going to go and phone him.”The NTAs are voted for by the public and have been running since 1995. The pair’s work on I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out Of Here! was the first win of the night with the pair almost missing their victory speech after being caught in traffic. McPartlin said it felt “very, very apt” to pick up the award on Tuesday evening as the duo had just begun filming a tribute to Sir Bruce.Donnelly said they were “thrilled and proud and honoured” to collect the award on the same stage where they had performed alongside Sir Bruce at the opening of a previous NTAs.Sir Bruce was also remembered by his former Strictly Come Dancing co-host Tess Daly as the dancing competition was handed the prize for best talent show.Collecting the prize, Daly said: “I’d like to dedicate this award to my friend and yours the one and only Sir Bruce Forsyth. And I would like to say thank you for the memories.”Other winners on the night included Paul O’Grady who received a special recognition award for his ITV show, For The Love Of Dogs, and the Sir David Attenborough-narrated Blue Planet II which received the impact award.last_img read more

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