Join the fun of the run on Sunday August 27 at Kew Boulevard, the course that made Robert De Castella a world champion. The Nostra Homes de Castella Run 2 Mend Minds raises valuable funds for the Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre. Register now: http://www.decastellarun.com.au/
“They would want a first round pick for him (if he was to leave), and are you prepared to give a first round pick for a player who might have a shortened career span?" - Jon Ralph on #HungryForSport Is Ralphy right? Is it buyer beware?
7.0-magnitude quake hits southwest China A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck a remote area in southwest China's Sichuan Province Tuesday night, leaving nine people dead and 164 injured, including 32 seriously, by 5:00 a.m. Wednesday. Chinese President Xi Jinping has called for all-out efforts to rapidly organize relief work and rescue the injured people.
Unlike the #US #FirstLady, the wife of the French president does not have a formal role, although they are often informal champions for charitable causes. Past presidential wives have had small teams working for them at the Elysee presidential palace. During his election campaign, #Macron said he wanted to create a formal role for the French First Lady, with her own office and staff.
“Right from the start there’s always been a bit of feeling...This Friday night is a massive game, it’s a huge game for both clubs. It will be ferocious." -Bob Murphy on #GarryTimAndHamish Dogs fans, do you see GWS as a major rival?
“We’re probably going a bit too safe…a little bit of freedom with our ball movement this week will probably help defend better and give ourselves scoring opportunities." -Jordan Lewis on #GarryTimAndHamish Dees fans what are your thoughts ahead of Sunday's crunch game?
In a report released last weekend, the People's Bank of China said some financial products offered through internet channels by #fintech companies are "systemically important" and hence will be included in its macro-prudential assessment or MPA. The aim is to prevent cyclical risks and cross-market risk transmission, it said. Analysts said this is the first time that the PBOC said it will include fintech businesses in its MPA.
The China #Earthquake Networks Center said there might be a 6.0 aftershock after the #Sichuan earthquake on Tuesday. A magnitude-6 aftershock is their preliminary estimation, based on the historical record of a magnitude-7.2 double-shock earthquake in 1976 in the area.
“I actually don’t enjoy where coaching is in the AFL,..I think it’s really unsophisticated, I don’t think it’s where it needs to be." - Grant Thomas on #GarryTImAndHamish Is Thomo right? Could he still coach at AFL level?