first_img Press Association The Bray 28-year-old cruised past Dominica’s Valerian Spicer by unanimous decision to book her place in the next round of the 60kg competition. Taylor’s Ireland team-mate Michaela Walsh also got off to a good start with a unanimous win over Sarah Joy Rae of Jamaica at 54kg. Katie Taylor made a successful start in her quest for a fifth consecutive women’s boxing world title in Jeju City, South Korea on Wednesday.center_img Walsh, who pushed Nicola Adams close in the Commonwealth Games final earlier this year, is making her World Championship debut. England’s Chantelle Cameron went out to Russia’s Sofya Ochigava – who had been beaten by Taylor in the Olympic final in 2012. last_img read more

first_imgOhio State seeks revenge on Wisconsin February 7, 2020 Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditOhio State (15-7, 5-6) vs. Wisconsin (13-10, 6-6)Kohl Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Sunday, 1 p.m. ESTBOTTOM LINE: Wisconsin goes for the season sweep over Ohio State after winning the previous matchup in Columbus. The teams last met on Jan. 3, when the Badgers shot 37.5 percent from the field and went 13 for 16 from the free throw line en route to a 61-57 victory. Associated Press center_img BIG MEN ON CAMPUS: Wisconsin’s Nate Reuvers has averaged 13.8 points, 4.9 rebounds and two blocks while D’Mitrik Trice has put up 9.7 points and 4.4 rebounds. For the Buckeyes, Kaleb Wesson has averaged 14.3 points and 9.8 rebounds while D.J. Carton has put up 9.4 points.CREATING OFFENSE: Trice has been directly responsible for 45 percent of all Wisconsin field goals over the last three games. The senior guard has 12 field goals and 17 assists in those games.THRIVING WITH THREES: Wisconsin is 7-0 when it makes 10 or more 3-pointers and 6-10 when it falls shy of that mark. Ohio State is 8-0 when it hits at least 10 from long range and 7-7 on the year, otherwise.WINNING WHEN: The Badgers are 7-0 when they make 10 or more 3-pointers and 6-10 when they fall shy of that mark. The Buckeyes are 8-0 when they make 10 or more 3-pointers and 7-7 when the team hits fewer than 10 from long range.DID YOU KNOW: The Ohio State defense has allowed only 61.2 points per game to opponents, which is the 19th-lowest figure in the country. The Wisconsin offense has averaged just 65.6 points through 23 games (ranked 273rd among Division I teams). ___For more AP college basketball coverage: and was generated by Automated Insights,, using data from STATS LLC, https://www.stats.comlast_img read more

first_img Comments Published on August 28, 2020 at 4:52 pm Contact Roshan: | @Roshan_f16 Facebook Twitter Google+center_img The Daily Orange is a nonprofit newsroom that receives no funding from Syracuse University. Consider donating today to support our mission.The Atlantic Coast Conference will require three COVID-19 tests per week for football, men’s and women’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball athletes, the conference announced Friday. The conference has also implemented “several enhancements” to protocols regarding cardiac testing, specifically for athletes that test positive for COVID-19.The announcement comes after the ACC’s first Medical Advisory Group report, released July 29, suggested testing athletes only once a week. One of those tests must still be administered within three days of competition, the conference stated Friday in a release. Cross country athletes will still be tested every other week.The ACC also added protocols for football. Players should be tested a day prior to competition and then within 48 hours of the game’s conclusion. A third party will conduct the test prior to gameday, and testing applies to all “team members,” which includes players, coaches and administrative staff, the release states.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse players have sat out four training camp practices since Aug. 6, in part calling for increased COVID-19 testing. SU agreed to test its football players three times per week once the season began, but until Aug. 28, the ACC had not made a conference-wide ruling regarding more frequent COVID-19 testing.Every athlete that tests positive will “undergo a cardiac evaluation,” before they gradually return to play, the ACC stated.The conference also made changes to football’s sideline protocols in order to eliminate all “non-essential personnel” from team areas.last_img read more