Tag : goal

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Her Triathlon Goal: Guiding Others to the Finish Line

The climb to Hawi can make or break cyclists on the Ironman World Championship course in Kona, Hawaii.Caroline Gaynor has the added challenge of riding uphill into the climb’s famous headwinds on a tandem bike.

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South Korea's Olympic Goal: Engage Kim Without Undermining Trump

Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Friday said North Korea can’t “drive a wedge” into the U.He told Japan’s NHK network on Sunday that North Korea must abandon its nuclear program and “talks for the sake of talks are meaningless.

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Chinese Online Lender LexinFintech Shrinks U.S. IPO Fundraising Goal

Dow Jones, a News Corp companyNews Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information services

Firm is planning to raise $120 million, rather than $500 million

Updated Dec., a Chinese online lender that is planning to go public in the U.

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NATO Misses U.S. Goal on Afghanistan Troop Rise

President Donald Trump has pushed allies to spend more on defense and increase counterterrorism efforts



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Valeant to exceed $5 billion debt pay-down goal this week

But on Tuesday, he said Valeant plans to meet a major milestone this week: It will pay off an additional $125 million in debt, exceeding a goal set in August 2016 to pay down $5 billion in debt by February 2018.The company still has a significant debt load — more than $26 billion — but no obligations until 2020, Papa said in an interview.

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Facebook Sets Goal of a Billion Virtual-Reality Users, Unveils New Headset

The Oculus Go will be priced at $199 and is scheduled to be shipped early next year


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Tesla completely missed its goal for Model 3 production in September

Timothy Artman/Tesla) Tesla produced just 260 of its Model 3 sedans in the third quarter, widely missing its target for the much-anticipated new car, because of production bottlenecks.Musk had said that the first six months of Model 3 production would be "hell.

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The Sex Pistols play a blinder while George Best scores an own goal

First, this pretentious picture is a transposition of Melville's enormous novel from New England to present-day France.If you want to see a great thriller on this subject, get hold of John Sturges's 1955 Bad Day at Black Rock.

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Goal on film

So 26-year-old Parminder Nagra's joy at playing the lead in Gurinder Chadha's film was slightly diluted by the fact that she'd actually have to learn to play football.And then a couple of years later she approached me about this film, but it wasn't until a year after that that a script arrived.

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The goal for the Big Read

Despite Catherine Bennett's scathing comments about The Big Read (G2, October 23), I am heartened to see it is achieving what we intended - to get people talking about books.Whatever Catherine thinks about TV's approach, The Big Read has already extended the number and range of people reading some of our greatest books, which must surely be a good thing.

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Winterbottom gets the boot from Goal!

Michael Winterbottom has left the set of Goal!, the Newcastle-based drama about a promising young footballer, due to "creative differences" with producer Mike Jefferies.

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It's a goal!

The white line issuing from the guns rammed into their shoulders, however, is not smoke, but the crossbar of a goal.A sculptor as well as a photographer, he has been involved in an arts project based at a towerblock near Liverpool FC's Anfield ground.

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Goal 2: Living the Dream

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Goal! 2: Living the Dream

(115 mins, 12A) Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra; starring Kuno Becker, Anna Friel, Rutger Hauer, Stephen Dillane, Alessandro Nivola
Goal!In Goal!

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Elitist opera scores an own goal

The late Paul Hamlyn funded a week of free opera and ballet performances at Covent Garden when I worked there, front of house, in the 1990s (Opera is much more than Pavarotti, Letters, September 8).We had a full house each night - an audience of youth groups, people with learning disabilities, cash-strapped disabled groups etc.

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Pamuk's own goal on Turkish nationalism?

It was Orhan Pamuk's birthday on Saturday, but rather than being garlanded with good wishes the 55-year-old Nobel laureate found himself embroiled in controversy.Interviewed by Der Spiegel in the run-up to Turkey's opening match against Portugal in Euro2008, Pamuk said that football provokes nationalism and xenophobia and called Fatih Terim, the national team coach, an "ultra-nationalist".

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'Our goal is to have the best museum in the world'

But initially the Greeks' attention is on London and the British Museum, which has half of the surviving sculptures.Our goal was to have the best museum in the world, and that negates the British argument that we don't have a place to store them.

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Hobo With a Shotgun's net strategy is an own goal

Today sees the first day of principal photography on a new film called Hobo With a Shotgun.If you've heard of it before, it'll be because Hobo With a Shotgun is the title of a competition-winning fan-made fake trailer produced for Grindhouse, the notorious Quentin Tarantino/Robert Rodriguez misfire.

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Goal! by Robert Rigby - review

Goal!is a book by Robert Rigby about a young man called Santigo Munez who is spotted playing football for his local team on a field with no grass and bins for goalposts.