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Vinay Rai

Vinay Rai, more known as Vinay, is an Indian actor appearing in Tamil films, as well as modelling and ramp walking in noted fashion shows. He is best known for his performances in Unnale Unnale, Jayamkondaan and Thupparivaalan. Vinay was a ramp model in Bangalore, he played rugby for BRFC and was part of the Indian squad that toured Bahrain in 2001. He debuted as an actor in director Jeeva's Unnale Unnale co-starring Tanisha Mukherjee; the film brought in more acting offers for Vinay. He was supposed to play the lead role in Gandhi Krishna's Ananda Thandavam but he was replaced by newcomer Siddharth Venugopal. Since his debut film, he has appeared in a Telugu language film, which flopped at the box-office and it was dubbed in Tamil as Gnabagangal Thalattum in 2013. Despite getting offers to act in romance films, Vinay stayed away from them and he stated that he didn't want to be stereotyped as a "chocolate boy", his second Tamil film Jayamkondaan was commercially and critically successful. Playing the role of an NRI civil engineer who returned to Chennai to set up his own business, his performance fetched positive reviews with a reviewer citing that "Vinay, as the protagonist is comfortable in his role.

He has expressive eyes, emotes well, makes sure his audience isn't disappointed". In 2009, he starred in Saran's Modhi Vilayadu for which he dubbed for the first time in his own voice; the film, starring Kajal Aggarwal and Kalabhavan Mani, opened to mixed reviews from critics and became a box office failure. Three of his films including Veelle and Nootruku Nooru were shelved because the production companies went broke, he made a comeback in 2011 with a role in the English film, Dam 999, which had a poor commercial and critical response. The next year, Vinay appeared in remake of the Telugu film Dhee; the film, which starred Sharmila Mandre opposite him, got an average response. Vinay's performances received favourable reviews, with a reviewer citing that "Vinay Rai looks comfortable in his role and dishes out a neat performance". In 2013, he appeared in P. T. Selvakumar's comedy film Onbadhule Guru. Upon release, the film was panned by the critics for its weak direction, poor execution and crude humour.

The same year, he played a supporting role in the comedy-drama film Endrendrum Punnagai co-starring Jiiva and Trisha. Upon release, the film won positive reviews citing that the film was "worth a watch" and a critic stated, "Vinay performs with no inhibitions in all his portions, be it comedy, dance or the emotional scenes and this film will prove to be a good vehicle for him to reach a larger audience". Vinay acted in the horror comedy film Aranmanai directed by Sundar C. which turned out to be a blockbuster. His next release was Serndhu Polama, co-starring Madhuurima and Preethi Christina Paul, directed by Malayalam film director Anil; the film shot in New Zealand, was released to negative reviews. In 2017, he played a negative character in the crime thriller Thupparivaalan directed by Mysskin; the film opened to positive reviews with a critic from Sify claiming that "Vinay Rai as the ruthless baddie is a revelation". The same year, Vinay played a dual role in the long-delayed film Aayirathil Iruvar again with Saran.

The film opened to negative reviews with a critic from IndiaGlitz stating, "Vinay who just impressed with his heartless killer in Thupparivaalan can forget Aayirathil Iruvar in a hurry as both his characters are written wafer thin with no underlying subtext for him to score". His next venture Nethraa was a thriller film directed by A. Venkatesh co-starring Thaman Kumar and Subiksha; the film, extensively shot in Canada, opened to negative critical response upon release. Vinay on IMDb

Bill Doba

William Anthony Doba is a former American football coach, the head coach at Washington State University. He led the Cougars for five seasons, from 2003 through 2007, was fired on November 26. Born in South Bend, Doba grew up in New Carlisle and graduated from New Carlisle High School in 1958, he played halfback and defensive back for two years at Ball State College in Muncie before hip injuries derailed his college football career. After graduating from Ball State, he started his coaching career at Goshen High School in Indiana as an assistant. After two years there, he worked as the head coach at Angola High School for two years went back to Goshen High for three years as the head coach. During this time, he earned a master's degree from Western Michigan University in physical education, his high school coaching career ended with a six-year stay at Mishawaka High School in Indiana, where he led his 1974 team to the big school state championship game. Moving to the college ranks, Doba became an assistant to Lee Corso at Indiana University for six years, coaching linebackers for five years and quarterbacks/wide receivers for one.

He moved to Purdue University to work as the outside linebackers coach for three years and the tight end/tackles coach for one year. He left Purdue to become defensive coordinator at The Citadel in South Carolina, his first job outside the state of Indiana, he left The Citadel after two years to join the staff of new head coach Mike Price at Washington State University in Pullman. In 1989, Doba became the linebackers coach at Washington State under Price. In 1991, he became a defensive assistant. In 1994, he became defensive coordinator and reclaimed his linebackers coaching job. After Price left Washington State for the University of Alabama at the end of the 2002 season, Doba was named head coach, took office following the Rose Bowl. In his first season as head coach in 2003, Doba led the Cougars to a 10–3 record, with a Holiday Bowl win over Texas and a #9 final ranking, he shared the Pac-10 Coach of the Year award in 2003 with Pete Carroll of USC. The Holiday Bowl win was one of the top wins in WSU history.

His teams won three of five Apple Cup rivalry games against Washington, in 2004, 2005, 2007. The Cougars slumped after their sterling 2003 season, Doba was unable to put together another winning team, their 42–35 victory in the 100th Apple Cup in 2007 was not enough to save Doba's job. It was announced that Doba would not return for the 2008 season after compiling a 5–7 record for the 2007 season, the Cougars' fourth straight non-winning season, he was 17 -- 25 in conference play. Bill Doba and his late wife, were married for over forty-three years and had three children, a son and two daughters. Judy Doba died on April 2006, after a four-year battle with ovarian cancer. Doba was inducted into the Mishawaka Hall of Fame in 1986, inducted into the Indiana Hall of Fame in 2001, he left Pullman and returned to the Midwest to be closer to his children and grandchildren, resides in southwestern Michigan at Birch Lake, near Vandalia

Island Bend Dam

Island Bend Dam is a major ungated concrete gravity dam with a controlled spillway across the Snowy River in the Snowy Mountains region of New South Wales, Australia. The dam's main purpose is for the generation of hydro-power and is one of the sixteen major dams that comprise the Snowy Mountains Scheme, a vast hydroelectricity and irrigation complex constructed in south-east Australia between 1949 and 1974 and now run by Snowy Hydro; the impounded reservoir is called the Island Bend Pondage. Completed in 1965, Island Bend Dam is a major dam, located within the Snowy Monaro Regional Council, adjacent to the locality of Island Bend; the dam was constructed by Utah Construction and Engineering Pty Limited based on engineering plans developed under contract from the Snowy Mountains Hydroelectric Authority. The dam wall comprising 60,400 cubic metres of concrete is 146 metres long. At 100% capacity the dam wall holds back 3,084 megalitres of water; the surface area of Island Bend Pondage is 327 hectares and the catchment area is 221 square kilometres.

The controlled spillway is capable of discharging 2,832 cubic metres per second. Kosciuszko National Park List of dams and reservoirs in New South Wales Snowy Hydro Limited Snowy Mountains Scheme Snowy Scheme Museum Bevitt, R.. "Expert panel environmental flow assessment of various rivers affected by the Snowy Mountains Scheme". NSW Department of Water and Energy. ISBN 978-0-7347-5656-5

Association football tactics and skills

There are various individual skills and team tactics needed to play effective football. Football is in theory a simple game, as illustrated by Kevin Keegan's famous assertion that his tactics for winning a match were to "score more goals than the opposition". However, well-organised and well-prepared teams are seen beating teams with more skillful players over time. Coaching manuals and books cover not only individual skills but tactics as well; some of the tactics are 4-4-2, the most used one. 4-4-2 stands for 4 defenders 4 midfielders and 2 strikers. There is the 5-4-1 that one is defensive; the 3-4-3, offensive In FIFA competitive 11-a-side matches, teams are allowed to make up to three substitutions during the game. The rules of the competition state that all players and substitutes be named before kick-off and anyone not named in the starting lineup who takes to the field of play is considered a substitution In non-competitive matches, the use of substitutes must be determined before the match begins, except in friendly international matches, where no more than six substitutes may be brought on.

The most tired players are substituted, but only if their substitutes are well trained to fill in the same role, or if the formation is transformed at the same time to accommodate for the substitution. Coaches refrain from substituting defensive players in order not to disrupt the defensive posture of the team. Instead, they replace ineffective attackers or unimaginative midfielders in order to freshen up the attacking posture and increase their chances of scoring. For a team, losing a game, a fresh striker can bring more benefit in circumventing an opposed defence line composed of tired players. For a team, winning a game, a fresh midfielder or a defender can bring more benefit in strengthening the defence against the opposition's attackers. In this situation, it is imaginative attacking flair players who are replaced by tough-tackling defensive midfielders or defenders. Injured players may need to be substituted. For each injured player who must be substituted, the team loses one more opportunity to influence things in the game to their favour.

The following are fouls or poor conduct practices in football: Delaying the start or restart of play. Using abusive language or gestures. Attempting to influence the referees. Touching the ball with outstretched hands or arms. Impeding the progress of an opponent. Denying an obvious goalscoring opportunity with a foul or handball. Simulation. Although some fans and players see foul play as a good part of the game, FIFA change rules and issue campaigns for promoting "Fair Play"; the importance of a skill depends to an extent on the player's position on the field. Overall, football skills can be divided into three main areas, namely outfield technical, physical and goalkeeping technical abilities. Pace Agility Stamina Power Endurance Jumping Balance Strength Intelligence Vision Composure Leadership Communication Decision-making Positioning Jumping Agility Balance Communication Diving Goal kicker Handling Positioning Reflexes Distribution Width and depth are both principles of offense and defence as follows: Width in attack the attacker tries to divide the defence by spreading strike points across a broad front, rather than attempting to force advances through narrow channels.

This may involve play from the wings, or shifting into open lanes/open space when approaching the goal. Using wingers gaps are made between defenders using the width; these gaps can be used to feed the ball to strikers. Width in defence- the defender counters, trying to contract and deny width. Attackers are "shepherded" or channeled into narrower or more crowded avenues of approach Depth in attack- the attacker uses depth by moving men up from the rear, but may use a constant "target striker" or front man to always be present deep in the defence. Depth in defence- the defender uses depth by marking supporting players in the opposing team, holding back a man as cover for more advanced players, sometimes in a "sweeper" or "libero" role. Therefore, the attacking player with the ball won't have anyone open for a pass. Alternatively, defenders may abandon depth temporarily to set an offside trap. Balance in defence; the defence attempts balanced coverage of vulnerable space. Defenders do not cluster on the right side for example, just because the ball is there at that time.'Pass and move': This is the most basic team tactic — as soon as the ball has come into possession of the player, they need to be quick to decide whether to pass it or not.

If they don't pass it immediately

Pat Douglass

Joseph Patrick Douglass is a retired American basketball coach. He was most the men's head coach at UC Irvine from 1997 to 2010. Born in Knoxville, Douglass moved to Barstow, California as a teenager and graduated from Kennedy High School, he graduated from the University of the Pacific in 1972 with a bachelor's degree in biology and teaching credential in physical education. Douglass climbed the coaching ladder, first at the high school level as head coach at Dixon High School from 1973–75 Manteca High School from 1975-79, he stepped up to the junior college ranks, guiding Columbia Junior College from 1979-81. Douglass spent six seasons at Eastern Montana, with an overall record of 119-57. In his 10 seasons at Cal State Bakersfield, Douglass compiled a 257-61 record, won three Division II national championships, reached the Elite Eight seven times