first_imgClannad are to receive honorary accolades at the BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards next month.ClannadThe Donegal group will be given lifetime achievement prizes at the event as the ceremony celebrating traditional music marks its 15th year.Clannad – who charted with their theme music to TV series Harry’s Game in 1982 – will also play at the event to be staged at the Royal Albert Hall in London on February 19, the same as the Brit Awards. Radio 2 controller Bob Shennan said: “Clannad have made magnificent contributions to folk music over the years and are thoroughly deserving of these prestigious accolades.”Other performers on the night will include Martin Simpson and The Full English, in addition to Bellowhead, Suzanne Vega and The Fisherman’s Friends.CLANNAD TO RECEIVE LIFETIME AWARD FROM BBC was last modified: January 29th, 2014 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BBCClannadlifetime awardlast_img read more

first_imgAlejandro Faurlin tells QPR Player he was in a “dark place” and contemplated retirement after suffering his third cruciate ligament injury in as many years.The popular midfielder, 27, has signed a new one-year contract at Rangers.Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img

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first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Hakan Calhanoglu pledges commitment to AC Milanby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveHakan Calhanoglu has pledged his commitment to AC Milan.The midfielder has been linked with a move to RB Leipzig this month.But Rossoneri boss Gennaro Gattuso has blocked the move.“I’m in Milan, I’m a Milan player and I’m happy here,” Calhanoglu told TRT Spor.“The rest is out of the question right now. I’m preparing for our match at the weekend.” last_img read more

first_imgAPTN National NewsTwo APTN National News reporters were nominated for Canadian Association of Journalists awards handed out this past weekend.Tiar Wilson was nominated for her story about a massive beaver dam that could be seen from outer space.Tiar spoke with elders who explained that the animal world can send us warnings about environmental threats.Larissa Burnouf was nominated for her extensive coverage of First Nations University of Canada.APTN National News broke the story about cuts in funding to FNUC and Larissa covered the story until the school was eventually saved.last_img read more

Lantern file photoOhio State student-athletes are showing their brain power in the Big Ten.A conference-high total of 74 Buckeyes from 28 sports were named to the 2013 Big Ten Distinguished Scholars list, as released by the Big Ten.To be named to the list, those letter winners in at least their second year at their respective school must post a minimum grade-point average of 3.7 or higher in the previous academic year.There were a total of nine Buckeyes who earned a 4.0 GPA last year including senior Derek Blevins (track and field), senior Aaron Craft (men’s basketball), then-senior Adam Homan (football), redshirt sophomore Randy Languis (wrestling), redshirt junior Michael Newburger (gymnastics), senior Melissa Rennie (softball), redshirt senior Max Stearns (fencing), sophomore Gavin Trebilcock (swimming and diving) and junior Tim Wetzel (baseball).Craft is one of two conference basketball players to be named distinguished scholar for the year. He also was named the 2013 Academic All-America of the Year in the sport. Homan is one of three Big Ten football players to post a 4.0 GPA.OSU’s women’s swimming and diving program held the most members of any squad with eight, and were followed by field hockey, men’s volleyball and men’s swimming and diving, who all had five. read more

first_imgReal Madrid president Florentino Perez still holds a grudge against Inter Milan following their failed attempt to prize away Luka ModricLos Blancos swept the UEFA Champions League awards ceremony in Monaco with goalkeeper Keylor Navas, captain Sergio Ramos and Modric all claiming individual awards on Thursday night.Meanwhile, former star man Cristiano Ronaldo was named the best forward of last season for his role in helping Real win a third successive European crown.But it was Modric who won the biggest prize of the night after being voted the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year.Now Perez has lifted the lid on Inter’s efforts to sign Modric this summer.“I’ve never seen a club want to buy our 10 without paying,” said Perez, according to TeamTalk.Sergio Ramos, Real MadridZidane reveals Sergio Ramos injury concern for Real Madrid Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Zinedine Zidane has put Sergio Ramos’ availability for Real Madrid’s trip to Sevilla next weekend in doubt after withdrawing him against Levante.“It’s the first time this has happened to me in my life.”Real lodged an official complaint to FIFA over Inter’s approach for Modric earlier this month.Meanwhile, the player himself set the record straight once and for all.“I am in the best club of the world,” Modric said last night. “I want to be here.“I am not happy, I am super happy being here, very quiet and I just like to keep working doing well things like last six years.”last_img read more

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