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The PGA Tour has the opportunity to show other sports how it is done

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The PGA Tour has the opportunity to show other sports how it is done

FORT WORTH, Texas – For all 148 players on the pitch at this week’s Charles Schwab Challenge at Colonial Country Club, their responsibility as a golfer is what is always there in the tournament: Making more birdies than bogeys.

Their responsibility is to post the lowest possible score every day and, at the end of the week if it is the lowest score of 148 players, it is a win, check seven points, a trophy and a group of world rankings and FedExCup points.

The responsibility for the players – and the PGA Tour itself – goes much deeper than birdies and bogeys this week.

This is the first major sporting event since the COVID-19 pandemic took over our lives about three months ago, there is a responsibility to do this right, because the world is watching.

And, based on conversations with the players during Tuesday’s training round, they took that responsibility as seriously as trying to shoot 65.

“I think we need this week to go without mistakes,” Ryan Palmer said. “We have to make sure this week is great, not only for the world of sports but also for our tour. I think if we go out this week and the fans get a good show or not [COVID] kasing, I think it will be a big success for the tour, for our fans, for the sports world. ’

Jordan Spieth, who likes Palmer as a Texan, makes this event a home game, saying, “I really think that all of us as players have the responsibility for it to run very smoothly considering this is the first sport that started, and with that this other [sports] rather pay attention to how things are. ‘

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The world of sports pay close attention. RBC Heritage, which will be played next week, is watching. So, also, is the Travelers Championship, which is the third PGA Tour event out of the box, and the Rocket Mortgage Championship, which will be played a week after Travelers.

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Other sports will also be watched. The NBA and Major League Soccer will try to create “bubbles” that are similar to what the PGA Tour is trying to do here as the two leagues prepare to play at Disney World.

The PGA Tour has the opportunity to become a standard bearer for sports moving forward in this pandemic era.

Keith Argenbright, from the University of Texas Southwestern, has worked with the PGA Tour with his testing and medical plans in the Colonial, and said the event was “burning to restart professional sport in America.”

“There are several tournaments scheduled after this, Hilton Head, Hartford and Detroit, so we always know that what we do at Fort Worth will be replicated in other tournaments,” Argenbright told The Post. “We always know that golf will go before hockey and basketball, and that other sports leagues will look for golf to see how they do it.

“I think there is a lot of pressure on the tour and there is pressure on the city of Fort Worth. We want to do this right. We don’t want to disappoint the PGA tour. We don’t want to disappoint other cities or sports leagues because we turn their toes out of their gates. ’

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Justin Thomas, who is a member of the PGA Tours player advisory board, said “his level of curiosity was much higher maybe the last few months’ about how this would work” because everyone had lots of questions. “

“It will be different,” Thomas said. “You can’t get into this thinking it will be normal because it isn’t. I would say 2020 is beyond a strange year, and especially in the sport it will only be different.

“If we all want to go back and play the game we like … we just have to forget the fact that it will be different and strange. But this is a good opportunity for golf to grow more and reach a better level than now.

“Hopefully, people who might not normally watch golf see that we are the best players in the world and the best in our expertise, and we can do things that are very hard to believe with golf balls. So, hopefully everyone will enjoy. ‘

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The beginning of Part 1 will arrive in Portuguese in MANGA Plus – JBox

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Imagem: O próprio Chainsaw Man.

past too it’s a spade! From July 13 first 3 chapters from the first part Chainsaw will be available from translation into Portuguese No MANGAPlusfree app to read manga from Shueisha.

Apparently, not all 97 chapters of this first phase will be available, but only these first 3. The series will also not be split into two parts on the website/app. Even if it is a new phase, it will be published as usual. on the page of the man with the chainsawso the first chapter of part 2 will be #98.

Translation and editing work done comediansalso responsible for other platform projects with pt-br version (cases One piece, spy x family, Tokyo Ghoul Re e Jiu-Jitsu Kaisen). The information came from a project manager for a company in Brazil.

Unfortunately, the series is not among those that can be read completely free in english app — so even with the most recent readings, fans will have to resort to printed versions or alternative means to learn about the entire series. MANGA Plus does not allow, at least for now, subscriptions for fans in Brazil.

It is worth remembering that the second part of the manga, which will begin July 13, will also be available in Portuguese. Until the long-awaited sequel, Tatsuki Fujimoto launched one-shots on the Shueisha platform look back e Goodbye Eriin addition to working with mangaka Toda Oto (To take off the flash).

Story Chainsaw approaches Denji, a poor man capable of anything for money, even hunting demons with his dog, Honor. He is an ordinary boy mired in debt, but one day everything changes when he is betrayed by a man he trusted. Now possessing demonic powers, Denji becomes the Chainsaw Man (“The Chainsaw Man”).

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Fujimoto first part in Shonen jump from 2018 to December 2020, 11 volumes have been compiled to date. OUR Panini publishes manga in Brazil – check out our review first volume.

The work will be adapted into anime by the MAPPA studio and will have watching and duplicating Crunchyroll.


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Portuguese missionary denounces ‘daily persecution and massacre’ in Congo

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Portuguese missionary denounces 'daily persecution and massacre' in Congo

“There are persecutions and massacres every day” in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), and the international community turns a blind eye to this, says Father Marcelo de Oliveira, a Portuguese missionary in the African country.

The chief administrator of Komboni Province Missionaries in the Democratic Republic of the Congo speaks in an interview Renaissancethat attacks are permanent in an area of ​​the country where “cobalt is a source of wealth.”

“There are persecutions and massacres every day, there are people who are tortured, people who are forced to leave their homes and forced to flee,” condemns a priest who has lived in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for 15 years.

The eastern provinces of the DRC, notably North Kivu and neighboring Ituri, have “lived for decades in a state of constant instability due to the presence of various armed groups.

Born in Mortagua, Viseu district, the missionary says that in the Congo “no one escapes persecution.” “Catholics, Protestants and sects are treated equally”, given that “the religious question does not affect the situation at all”.

The priest says that “the Church is being persecuted, but to be a Christian means to be persecuted.” “The Catholic Church, which has great weight in public life, which has a large number of Catholics, which, by vocation, denounces, tells the truth and strives to defend the rights of the people, of course, is not appreciated by the simple,” he emphasizes.

The world “crossed its arms” on the problems in Africa

The priest admits that the President of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Felix Tshisekedi, is ready to fight corruption, but says that, on the one hand, the government is involved in the situation, and on the other hand, it is powerless to resolve it.

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“The complicity is there to keep getting what they get from the stuff they sell and ship out of the country anyway,” he explains.

On the other hand, Marcelo’s father accuses the international community of doing nothing for the suffering people of the Congo and trying to “keep capitalizing on the wealth of the country” by sending “weapons to be able to keep up the unrest and thus keep on stealing easily” . .

“The Congo is a very rich country, and it is a bit strange that such a rich country is at the same time so poor. There is gold, diamonds, copper, cobalt, soil that could give twice a year, it’s hard to understand,” the missionary laments, and then accuses: “there are interests from outside (the international community) to be able to continue to benefit from everything rich, and so they keep sending weapons to keep the mess going and thus easily keep stealing.”

The missionary ensures that “when there is a problem in Africa, everyone folds their hands” and gives an example of the reluctance to find a cure for malaria, which “kills a huge number of people every day”, and now with Covid-19. 19 pandemic “the whole world plunged into disaster.”

The priest assures that “there are more people who die in Africa from malaria than those who die from Covid”, and rhetorically asks: “Who created a medicine to treat poor Africans? The problem of malaria after all this time?”

Marcelo’s father replies, “No one, it doesn’t matter, it doesn’t matter. Since we cannot profit from what we do, it is not important to make medicine, it is not important to help a country that will not repay us, ”he laments.

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Pope ‘deeply wishes’ to visit Congo

In this interview with RenaissanceFather Marcelo Oliveira assures that “the population still expects that soon” the Pope will visit the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

He believes that “for people living in conditions of constant attacks, persecution, the visit of the Pope would be a moment of encouragement.”

First of all, because Francis planned a visit to the city of Goma in the eastern part of the country, “where he will be with some victims of violence, and, of course, these people may be a little disappointed.”

“However, the population continues to expect that he will be able to come to us soon,” he assures.

The priest confirms that the Pope “deeply desires to be and come” to the Congo to “know the reality” and acknowledges that “the celebration planned for this Sunday with the Congolese community at St. Parolina in Kinshasa “is a sign of such a will.”

“The Pope deeply desires to be and come, because I believe he has heard so much about the reality of the suffering of the Congolese people, and therefore he has a deep desire to be able to come,” he assures.

Francis’ trip to South Sudan and the Congo, scheduled for July 2-7, has been rescheduled for a new date to be fixed due to the Pope’s health.

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Wabi2b enters the Portuguese market to revolutionize commerce

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Wabi2b enters the Portuguese market to revolutionize commerce

BUT Wabi2b, a digital ecosystem that helps digitize and modernize brick-and-mortar commerce, has entered the European market with Portugal. The goal is to “revolutionize traditional retail and the HORECA channel” by allowing distributors and Cash & Carries to sell directly to traditional retailers in Portugal.

The company’s statement explains that the Wabi2b online store allows retailers to access multiple suppliers in the same store, view their entire portfolio of products, compare prices, place all their orders at the same time, and use the platform. exclusive promotions and discounts.

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From the supplier’s point of view, Wabi2b gives you the opportunity to choose the geographical area of ​​sales, the cost and minimum cost of delivery, the portfolio of products they represent, prices and deliveries, and the order payment procedure.

According to Wabi2b Portugal CEO Hugo Duarte, “The Wabi2b ecosystem is set to revolutionize traditional trading and business management practices. With this platform, consumer goods companies, suppliers and point of sale will connect for the first time in a single digital environment whose transactions will be carried out, which will reduce costs, waste, increase transparency, facilitate inventory control and better understand the business. performance”.

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In this first phase, Wabi2b already has over 1,700 registered stores in Lisbon, and in June it also launched in Porto.

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