The 2019 Men's FIH Olympic Qualifiers was the final stage of the qualification for the men's field hockey event at the 2020 Summer Olympics. It was held in October and November 2019. In the first part of the qualification, the five continental champions automatically gained an Olympic berth, where they were joined by the hosts, Japan. Twelve teams were to take part in the Olympic qualifying events; these teams were to be drawn into six pairs. As Japan won the 2018 Asian Games, there instead were 14 teams; the seven Olympic qualifiers each featured two nations playing two back-to-back matches, with nations drawn to play each other based on their rankings at the end of the 2018 / 2019 Continental Championships. It was held in October and November 2019 and the matches were hosted by the higher-ranked of the two competing nations; the participating teams were confirmed on 29 August 2019 by the International Hockey Federation. The seeding was announced on 8 September 2019; the first legs were played on 25 and 26 October or 1 and 2 November 2019, the second legs on 26 and 27 October or 2 and 3 November 2019.
All times are local. Spain won 6–5 on aggregate. Netherlands won 10–5 on aggregate. 6–6 on aggregate. Canada won 5–4 after penalty-shootout. India won 11–3 on aggregate. New Zealand won 6–2 on aggregate. Germany won 10–3 on aggregate. Great Britain won 9–3 on aggregate. There were 85 goals scored for an average of 6.07 goals per match. 4 goals 3 goals 2 goals 1 goal Source: FIH 2019 Women's FIH Olympic Qualifiers International Hockey Federation
Ken McGrath is an Irish hurler and current hurling selector who played as a centre-back for the Waterford senior team. He joined the team in 1996 and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement in 2011. Son of former hurler Pat and older brother of former player Eoin, McGrath was a stalwart on the Waterford team for more than a decade, he has won four Munster winners' medals, one National League winners' medal and three All-Star awards. He ended up as an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion. At club level McGrath is a Munster medalist with Mount Sion. In addition to this he has won six county club championship medals. McGrath is a selector with the Waterford senior hurling management team. McGrath plays his club hurling with the Mount Sion club in Waterford city and has enjoyed much success. In 1998 McGrath won his first county club championship medal following a 3–19 to 0–10 trouncing of Ballyduff Upper. After surrendering their title to Ballygunner in 1999, Mount Sion were back the following year to exact revenge.
A 1–20 to 0–9 defeat of Ballygunner gave McGrath a second county championship medal. Mount Sion surrendered their club title in 2001, however, McGrath's side were back in the final again in 2002. A 1–19 to 2–14 defeat of Ballygunner secured the championship once again, it was the first of three county final victories in-a-row over Ballygunner. In 2002 McGrath won a Munster club medal; the club was defeated in the subsequent All-Ireland semi-final. Four club titles in-a-row proved beyond Mount Sion, the club bounced back in 2006 with McGrath winning a sixth county championship medal following a seven-point defeat of Ballygunner. McGrath first came to prominence on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen as a member of the Waterford minor hurling team, he played with the under-21 county side, however, he enjoyed little success in these grades. By 1996 McGrath made his debut in that year's championship. In 1998 McGrath played in his first Munster final in the senior grade. Waterford held All-Ireland champions Clare to a draw in the Munster final, the Decies lost the replay.
McGrath's side faced Kilkenny in the All-Ireland semi-final in what would be the county's first appearance in Croke Park since 1963. Kilkenny won by a single point. Four years in 2002 McGrath claimed his first Munster winners' medal as Waterford defeated Tipperary by 2–23 to 3–12 to claim the provincial crown for the first time in thirty-nine years. After surrendering the Munster title to Cork in 2003, McGrath's side were back in the provincial showpiece for a third successive year in 2004. In one of the greatest games of all-time Waterford defeated Cork in a Munster final for the first time in forty-five years to take the title by 3–16 to 1–21. In 2007 McGrath added a National Hurling League medal to his collection when Waterford defeated Kilkenny by 0–20 to 0–18 in the final, he claimed a third Munster winners' medal as Waterford defeated Limerick by 3–17 to 1–14 in the provincial decider. While Waterford were viewed as going on and winning the All-Ireland title for the first time in half a century, Limerick ambushed McGrath's side in the All-Ireland semi-final.
2008 began poorly for Waterford as the team lost their opening game to Clare as well as their manager Justin McCarthy. In spite of this poor start McGrath's side reached the All-Ireland final for the first time in forty-five years. Kilkenny provided the opposition and went on to defeat Waterford by 3–30 to 1–13 to claim a third All-Ireland title in-a-row. McGrath lined out in another Munster final in 2010 with Cork providing the opposition. A 2–15 apiece draw was the result on that occasion, Waterford went on to win the replay after an extra-time goal by Dan Shanahan, it was a fourth Munster winners' medal for McGrath, a record that he shares with five other Waterford players. McGrath returned to inter-county hurling for the National League in 2011, midway through that competition he retired from the Waterford panel due to injury. McGrath was a regular on the Munster team at various times between 1997 and 2009, he won two Railway Cup medals, in 1997 and 2001. McGrath has some coaching experience with various Mount Sion underage teams.
In 2012 he was announced as a replacement for Nicky Cashin as a Waterford selector under Michael Ryan. He resigned as selector in 2013. Mount SionMunster Senior Club Hurling Championship: 2002 Waterford Senior Club Hurling Championship: 1998, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2006WaterfordMunster Senior Hurling Championship: 2002, 2004, 2007, 2010 National Hurling League: 2007MunsterInter-provincial Championship: 1997, 2001 All-Stars: 2002, 2004, 2007
Akash Khurana is an Indian actor, theatre artist and entrepreneur. His first screen appearance was in Shyam Benegal's Kalyug, he has appeared in nearly 60 films, including Ardh Satya, Naam, Saudagar, Sarfarosh and Barfii. He has written including Aashiqui and Baazigar. Khurana did his schooling from St. Francis de Sales school in Nagpur, he graduated from NIT Rourkela as a mechanical engineer. He obtained Post Graduate in Business Management from XLRI, Jamshedpur, he obtained M. Phil and a Ph. D. in Social Sciences from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, where he has been a visiting faculty member since 1995. Satyajit Ray Presents Sara Jahan Hamara Guftagoo Tamas C. Rajagopalachari Stories Faisla Dhadkan Asha Rishtey Untitled Raahein Kuch Ret Kuch Pani Aakrosh Ladies Special' 24 Season 2 Humshakals Leila Front Page on Doordarshan Kuch Ret Kuch Pani on Channel 9 Gold Magal on Sun TV Gulmohur Kismat America... Amerika Kabhie Kabhie Viruddh Dil Hai Hindustani Kuch Ret Kuch Pani Akash Khurana on IMDb
John S. Fossey is British chemist, he is a professor of synthetic chemistry at the University of Birmingham in the United Kingdom, a visiting professor at Henan Normal University and guest professor at East China University of Science and Technology, both in China. His research is in molecular recognition and catalysis, he is a user of boronic acid derivatives, he is a former industry fellow of the Royal Society. Fossey received his four-year MChem from Cardiff University in 2000 and was awarded a PhD from Queen Mary University of London in January 2004. Fossey’s research looks at synthetic chemistry to develop new therapies for tuberculosis and diabetes; this work on diabetes involves an alternative drug delivery for type 1 diabetes management. This research is in collaboration with the Chinese Academy of Sciences research institute Guangzhou Institutes of Biomedical Health. To develop new drugs that could help tackle global epidemics. Fossey is developing a ‘smart insulin’, a gel that dissolves in the presence of glucose, as an alternative to insulin injection.
The idea is that the smart insulin, as a smart drug delivery, can be administered once a week and will deliver insulin as and only when glucose levels are raised. He is on the advisory board of two Royal Society of Chemistry journals, Organic Chemistry Frontiers and Catalysis Science & Technology, the editorial board of the Chemistry Central Journal, he was a co-editor of Boron: Sensing and Supramolecular Self-Assembly.. Fossey received a Japan Society for the Promotion of Science postdoctoral fellowship in 2004, its Bridge Fellowship in 2010, he is the international student tutor and international representative for the school of chemistry in the University of Birmingham. He has received funding from the JDRF, CRUK, Leverhulme Trust, the EPSRC, the Royal Society, the Sasakawa Foundation, the National Natural Science Foundation China, he was a member of a team headed by Tony D. James which received the Daiwa Adrian Prize in 2013 for research into'chemonostics'. In 2016, he received the Czarnik Emerging Investigator Award for work on sensing.
He was awarded the CRUK Pioneer Award in 2018 to support his research in establishing early detection potential from single molecule chemosensors. He is the principal investigator of a JDRF project focused on translating boronic acid-mediated recognition to smart drug delivery for diabetes
Mystery Road is a 2013 Australian neo-western crime film and directed by Ivan Sen. It was screened in the Special Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival. A sequel entitled Goldstone was released in 2016. Near the rural town of Winton, Queensland, a truck driver finds the body of a teenage aboriginal girl named Julie Mason inside one of the drainage culverts under the road. Newly promoted aboriginal Detective Jay Swan returned from training in the city, investigates the murder, he learns. He questions another local aboriginal girl, Tarni Williams, friends with Julie, but she refuses to speak to him. A neighbourhood boy tells Jay that he gives it to him. Jay finds several text messages to Crystal, he speaks to Crystal. He asks her if she wants to move in with him, in his nicer neighbourhood. Mary tells Jay. Jay meets its owner, Sam Bailey. Before Jay leaves, he sees a young man leaving in a white hunting truck. Jay finds out that another teenage aboriginal girl has gone missing.
One night, Jay observes his colleagues and Robbo, visiting a suspicious building in the country. When they leave, he follows them, they stop and flag him down, Johnno attempts to intimidate Jay, asking if he has killed anyone accidentally. Jay asks his boss about Johnno and is told that Johnno had some unspecified trouble on his previous job in another location, but that he is close to making some big arrests. Jay visits the Dusk till Dawn motel after hearing that Julie used to go there to sleep with truckers; when he asks the motel owner about frequent guests who stayed there on the night of Julie's death, she tells him about a white man registered under the name "William Smith", who drives a white hunting truck. Jay realizes, he returns to Sam's farm where he encounters Smith who insults Jay, refuses to let him search his truck, states that he works as a kangaroo hunter and is an expert shot. Jay fails to find one. Instead he finds that Smith is Sam's son, Pete, a man with a long criminal record, that Pete had last been arrested for drug possession by another local police officer, killed on the job.
Jay visits the widow of the deceased police officer, who tells him that the officer had been called to work by another, unnamed police officer on the night that he was killed. The next day, Jay follows Johnno leaving the police station in a police car, he switches vehicles, leaving the police car out of sight, leaves in his own hunting truck. Jay follows Johnno to a rest stop where he meets up with a local drug dealer named Wayne Silverman; when Jay goes to Wayne's house, Wayne flees, but Jay catches and arrests him. Under questioning, Wayne tells Jay that he deals drugs to local aboriginal girls and prostitutes them out when they can't pay, he taunts Jay, by asking about Crystal. Wayne mentions that he stole a car that contained heroin. Johnno interrupts the interrogation to release Wayne, his informant. Jay stakes out the suspicious building in the country, sees a man in an orange car hand over Wayne to someone in a Land Rover. Jay meets Johnno at a diner. Johnno states that he is looking for something that's missing.
After Jay searches Julie's house and finds several bags of heroin, he calls Johnno to arrange a trade at a hill off Mystery Road. When he arrives first for the exchange, Jay loads his hunting pistol; the orange car and Land Rover arrive for the exchange and Jay hands over the heroin, but a hidden shooter wounds Jay in the arm. A shootout ensues. Jay sees Pete's truck in the distance, Pete uses his hunting rifle to shoot at Jay. One of the men attempts to flank Jay but is shot by Johnno, who supports Jay with a scoped hunting rifle. Jay shoots several people dead, including a masked man revealed to be Robbo, the driver of the orange car. Pete and Johnno exchange long distance shots. After disabling Pete's truck while he attempted to flee, the two exchange fire and Jay kills Pete. After the gun battle Jay spots Johnno's dead body. In the Land Rover, Jay finds Sam in the back shot through the neck and scratch marks on the back of the front seat and a necklace with Julie's name on it. At sunset, Jay sees Mary and Crystal waiting for him.
He gets out of the car, the three stare at each other as the sun sets. Aaron Pedersen as Detective Jay Swan Hugo Weaving as Johnno Ryan Kwanten as Pete Bailey/William Smith Tony Barry as Sarge Damian Walshe-Howling as Wayne Silverman Tasma Walton as Mary Swan Tricia Whitton as Crystal Swan, Jay's teenage daughter Robert Mammone as Robbo Bruce Spence as Jim, the local undertaker David Field as Sam Bailey Jack Thompson as Charlie Murray Samara Weaving as Peggy Rogers Roy Billing as Robbo, Weapon Shop Owner Zoe Carides as Motel Owner Jack Charles as Jay's uncle Mystery Road received positive reviews from critics. On Rotten Tomatoes the film has a score of 91% based on reviews from 34 critics, with an average rating of 7.3/10. Tom Clift of FILMINK called it a "masterfully executed slice of storytelling that rates as one of our finest films of the past few years." Sandra Hall of The Sydney Morning Herald gave a positive review, commenting that "Mystery Road's links to the classic Hollywood western are as obviou