Matthew Stafford: Detroit Lions place quarterback on reserve/COVID-19 list | NFL News

first_imgThe Detroit Lions have placed quarterback Matthew Stafford on the reserve/COVID-19 list for the second time in three months, the team announcedWednesday.Stafford was put on the list during training camp on August 1 but was reinstated a few days later after further tests revealed a false positive.Stafford, 32, will miss Sunday’s game against the Minnesota Vikings. Chase Daniel is the backup behind Stafford.- Advertisement – Stafford played just eight games last season after suffering a back injury on the final drive of Detroit’s 31-24 loss to Oakland on November 3. Stafford was put on injured reserve on December 17. Stafford had a streak of 136 straight regular-season starts snapped. – Advertisement – Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford returned a false positive in August Matthew Stafford will miss Detroit’s match against the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday with Chase Daniel filling in for the Lions; Stafford was first put on the list during training camp in August but was reinstated a few days later after it was found to be a false positive Last Updated: 04/11/20 9:51pmcenter_img Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford returned a false positive in August
Detroit Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford returned a false positive in August

In November, tourist arrivals grew by 20 percent

first_imgAccording to the eVisitor system, which includes tourist traffic realized in commercial and non-commercial facilities and nautical charter (eCrew system), almost 380.000 arrivals and 955.000 overnight stays were realized in Croatia in November, which is a high growth of 20 percent compared to the same month last year. in arrivals and 5 percent in overnight stays. Most overnight stays in Zagreb During November, most overnight stays were realized in Zagreb (166.000 overnight stays) and in Istria (149.000 overnight stays). It is followed by Kvarner with 132.000 overnight stays in November and the Split-Dalmatia County with 120.000 overnight stays. In Dubrovnik-Neretva County, 97.000 overnight stays were realized, in Zadar County 87.000 overnight stays,  while in Šibenik-Knin County there were 35.000 overnight stays. On the continent, not counting Zagreb, most overnight stays were realized in Krapina-Zagorje (27.000), Osijek-Baranja (18.000), Vukovar-Srijem (14.000) and in Međimurje and Varaždin counties, where 13.000 overnight stays were realized. The top markets with the highest number of overnight stays in November are Slovenia, Germany, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Austria, Italy, Korea and the USA, while the top destinations with the highest number of overnight stays are Zagreb, Dubrovnik, Opatija, Split and Rovinj.Photo: Hrvoje Pilić (archive of the Zagreb Tourist Board)Tourism Minister Gary Cappelli stressed that the good results are the result of a well-thought-out strategy. “We are approaching the end of the calendar year and we can be proud of our year-round tourist year, which was marked by a positive trend in tourist traffic, which is accompanied by indicators of tourist consumption and income. This is the result of our well-thought-out tourism policy of responsible and sustainable tourism, which will play an important role in our future plans and the Tourism Development Strategy until 2025, which we are initiating. The attractive tourist offer is especially enriched during this holiday season with popular and well-attended Advent events that additionally attract guests from all over the world, but also encourage domestic movements.”, said Minister Cappelli.”We are pleased with the growth of tourist traffic, which we have maintained during these winter months. We expect a very positive impact of the Advent period on the entire tourist year, which is why a special promotional Advent campaign is underway in eight key European markets, including Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Germany, Slovenia, France, Hungary and the United Kingdom. In addition to Advent, which is one of the key motives for coming in the winter, we are focused on promoting other tourist products, so a promotional campaign for business tourism is underway, which aims to extend the season., said CNTB Director Kristjan Staničić, announcing the imminent start of a promotional campaign for nautical tourism, which will be implemented by mid-January next year in nine European markets.From January to the end of November, 6 percent more arrivals were realizedIn the period from January to the end of November, there were 19.4 million arrivals (+ 6%) and 105.2 million overnight stays (+ 4%). Out of that, foreign tourists realized 17.3 million arrivals (+ 6%) and 92.6 million overnight stays (+ 4%), while domestic tourists also recorded increases in arrivals by 9% and in overnight stays by 5%. During the eleven months, the highest number of overnight stays was realized in Istria (28.3 million), while in the Split-Dalmatia County 19.8 million overnight stays were realized, ie 18.9 million overnight stays in Kvarner. They are followed by Zadar County with 14.5 million overnight stays and Dubrovnik-Neretva County with 8.8 million overnight stays. In Šibenik-Knin County, 7.1 million overnight stays were realized, in Lika-Senj County 3.3 million overnight stays, while in Zagreb 2.3 million overnight stays were realized. On the continent, not including Zagreb, most overnight stays were realized in Karlovac (611.000), Krapina-Zagorje (323.000), Zagreb (191.000), Osijek-Baranja (188.000) and Međimurje counties (176.000). At the national level, during the first eleven months, most overnight stays were realized from the markets of Germany (21.1 million), Slovenia (10.5 million), Austria (7.7 million), Poland (6.3 million) and the Czech Republic (5.5 million), and the top destinations by overnight stay. are Dubrovnik, Rovinj, Poreč, Split and Medulin. RELATED NEWS:last_img read more

Zimbabwe stock exchange: automated trading system up and running after a…

first_imgZimbabwe Stock Exchange electronic trading plans flop For the first time in a hundred years it’s quiet on the Zimbabwe stock exchange trading floor. The traditional open outcry has been replaced with an automated trading system.Technical glitches prevented the system from going live last Friday, it all systems were green on Monday and brokers were pretty excited. Trade volumes however remained thin, as traders tested the system.Those weak numbers are also attributable to generally poor performance of the ZSE over the last year, as CCTV’s Farai Mwakutuya reports. Related Zimbabwe’s Weak Economy: Stock Exchange Starts To Feel The Heat Weekly turnover on the Dar Stock Exchange drops 90%last_img

Kannibelles, Dam City Rollers roll to victory during exhibition twin bill at Selkirk College

first_imgIt’s obvious from the weekend results there’s some pretty good skill on the local roller derby circuit.West Kootenay teams, the All-Star juggernaut known as the Kootenay Kannibelles and Dam City Rollers out of Castlegar, pounded visiting teams from Spokane and Kamloops during a weekend twin bill at the Selkirk College gymnasium in the Sunflower City.Kannibelles walked all over the Spokannibals from the Lilac City 299-78 in the feature match Saturday at Selkirk College.In the early match, Dam City topped the 400-point mark en route to a lopsided 436-132 victory over Tournament City Dolls from Spoolmak Country.“From pretty early in the bout it became obvious that the mismatched team of black, blue and purple jerseys playing as the Spokannibals were not going to be taking away the victory in this bout, and the rest of the bout played out as such,” said a West Kootenay Roller Derby League spokesperson. “The Kannibelles kept their penalties down and executed some new strategies they have been working on as they put on a display of composed and efficient derby.”The Kannibelles is an All-Star side consisting of players from the five WKRDL teams — Valley Vendettas, Salmo Babes of Brutality, Nelson Killjoys, Dam City Rollers and Rossland/Trail Roller Girls.The squad enters the summer with a 7-3 record and a sixth-place ranking in the recent National Roller Derby poll.In the opening tilt, Dam City proved practice makes perfect as the hosts totally dominated the Kamloops squad.Dam City enjoyed a 300-50 halftime lead.The WKRDL is off for a few weeks before resuming June 22 in Nelson at the NDCC Arena.Dam City meets Valley Vendettas while the Killjoys of Nelson host Salmo’s Babes of Brutality.The following week in Trail, Rossland/Trail Roller Girls host an exhibition bout Saturday, June 29 at the Cominco Arena.last_img read more