Germany better than 2014 world champions – Muller

first_imgWorld Cup Germany are better than 2014 world champions, Muller boasts Alex Fisher 22:37 6/6/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(0) thomasmuller - cropped Bongarts World Cup Germany Germany v Mexico Man for man, the Bayern Munich ace believes that Joachim Low’s side are even stronger than the team that won the World Cup in Brazil Thomas Muller believes Germany have a stronger squad heading to the World Cup than they did four years ago, when they beat Argentina in the final.Joachim Low’s side lifted the trophy in Brazil with a 1-0 victory thanks to Mario Gotze’s extra-time goal.After 10 wins from 10 in qualifying, Germany are well backed to defend their title and Muller is confident Low’s squad has the quality to go all the way in Russia. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Goalkeeper crisis! Walker to the rescue but City sweating on Ederson injury ahead of Liverpool clash Out of his depth! Emery on borrowed time after another abysmal Arsenal display Diving, tactical fouls & the emerging war of words between Guardiola & Klopp Sorry, Cristiano! Pjanic is Juventus’ most important player right now “Individually, without a doubt [we are better],” he told reporters. “But football has developed considerably.”Other countries have also come on leaps and bounds and their players have become much more technically refined.”Comparing different generations doesn’t often get you anywhere. You simply have to keep up with the development of the sport and in that sense, we’re ready.”We are world champions, we have several players at the peak of their powers. We are looking forward to the tournament.”And Muller has credited Low for changing Germany’s style of play, particularly in the past eight years.”German football has come a long way since 2010,” added the Bayern Munich forward. “Not only given the success in 2014, but in the way we play our football. “We love to be on the ball. Not to say that I don’t admire the old playing style. I personally look for the most direct way of scoring a goal. “We have become a team who looks to stay on the ball, who plays a short-passing game with a lot of movement in spaces in the middle of the park.”last_img read more

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Reaction to Bruce McArthur pleading guilty to 8 counts of firstdegree murder

first_imgTORONTO — Here’s a look at reaction to serial killer Bruce McArthur pleading guilty to eight counts of first-degree murder:___“Bruce McArthur has pled guilty, and that’s closure. I’m not considering it a win. It’s the right outcome … it was sparing the community, sparing the family members, of potentially seeing graphic evidence tendered in court.” — Det. David Dickinson, Toronto homicide squad___“It was a terrible case.” — Justice John McMahon, following McArthur’s guilty plea___“These losses have forever changed the lives of families, friends, loved ones and have left our communities shaken and aggrieved. The fact that it remained unknown and unseen for so many years is its own inconceivable tragedy.” — The 519, a community organization serving Toronto’s LGBTQ communities____“It’s actually quite relieving, I think, because we have an answer now. He’s pled guilty and I think that puts the community and the family at rest to say that we have closure now, finally.” — Haran Vijayanathan, executive director at the Alliance for South Asian AIDS Prevention___“Throughout this case, I have said our city deserves two things: justice and answers. I know that the public continues to have many questions related to this case, and so do I.” — Toronto Mayor John Tory.____ The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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Cayman records earthquake on Sunday no harm done

first_img T&T companies tap into Cuban market at Expo Caribe 2019 Recommended for you #Metoo-movement-type complaint, now investigation of high-ranking TCI Police Officer opened Related Items:#Caymanrecordsearthquake, magneticmedia Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#CaymanIslands, January 22, 2018 – The US Geological Survey reports that a 4.0 magnitude earthquake struck the Cayman Islands on Sunday morning and thankfully there is no report of damage or or injuries.The earthquake, around 10:22am is said to have hit offshore, 45 miles southeast of East End, at a depth of 4.3 miles.  The earthquake in Cayman waters was the second scare for the country in under two weeks, as a much stronger quake in Honduras led to a tsunami warning for regional countries.#MagneticMedia#Caymanrecordsearthquake TCI: Man safe now, says he was trapped after lightning hit truck and it burst into flameslast_img read more

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Commemorating Gandhis fight against apartheid

first_imgThe External Affair’s Minister Sushma Swaraj recently undertook a train journey from Pentrich to Pietermaritzburg – a railway station in South Africa where Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of a 1st class “Whites-only” compartment, around 125 years ago.Hundreds of metres of Khadi – the hand spun and hand woven signature fabric of India synonymous with Mahatma Gandhi – adorned all the compartments and engine of that train in the commemoration of the peace icon’s expulsion. Also Read – Add new books to your shelfFollowing this, Swaraj unveiled the bust by spinning a ‘charkha’ there, which symbolises the production of khadi that was a part of the Civil Disobedient movement. She also inaugurated a two-sided bust of Gandhiji, known as the ‘Birth of Satyagraha’. “These busts will act as a constant reminder to all of mankind of the momentous moral journey that young Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi undertook,” she said.Khadi and villages industries commission (KVIC) has gifted the entire fabric to the Indian high commissioner for this occasion. Ruchira Kamboj, Indian high commissioner said that Khadi’ which became Gandhi’s symbol of resistance against colonial rule and a fashion symbol in India’ truly represents Gandhi. Also Read – Over 2 hours screen time daily will make your kids impulsiveMeanwhile, KVIC Chairman Vinai Kumar Saxena said that it was a pride for Khadi that it was showcased in such a historic event. “If Khadi reaching South Africa means anything, we are moving in the direction of economic freedom now. Khadi is all set to bring economic freedom as the’national fabric’ has echoed its piousness and economic feasibility in the land of Madiba,” he said.It may be noted that earlier in March, the High Commissioner for India in Pretoria Ruchira Kamboj, had requested KVIC Chairman, to provide different Khadi fabric, including silk and muslin – in both embroidered and printed forms, for a fashion show by designer Gavin Rajah.Acting quickly on High Commissioner’s request, the KVIC immediately dispatched more than the double length of the desired fabric, which was delivered to them on March 24.The show, which was choreographed by the most eminent figure in the fashion landscape and a household name in South-Africa, Gavin Rajah, was held on May 30 in the presence of Suresh Prabhu.last_img read more

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