The achievement earned him two prize drives the following year in the WRC2 class, the tier below the main World Rally Championship, with rounds in Germany and Spain worth £50,000 each., One year on from his first outing on the German asphalt, Armstrong, with no budget for real rallying, turned his attention to Esports having been inspired to try the WRC7 game after watching the live stream of the 2017 finals., Out of thousands of entries, he finished third during this year's 13-round Esports regular season, with the top nine making the final in Rally Germany's service park, alongside the real event., He came out on top, beating some of the fastest Sim racers in the world, becoming the first real-life rally driver to do so, with his winning drive being broadcast on the WRC's live streaming service., "We met a few people when I was over in Germany for the final but it's too early to see if we could get back in a real car," admits Armstrong.

Preliminary results show that moving high school start times in the 55,000-student Cherry Creek School District more than an hour later is producing better rested and more engaged students, according to a top sleep researcher., And while it’s too early to tell whether those bright-eyed young adults will produce better test scores, surveys of students, parents and teachers all point to a marked change in the attitudes in classrooms since Cherry Creek changed start times last school year, Superintendent Scott Siegfried said., “And it is especially difficult for teens to function in the morning hours, such that when we ask a teen to wake up at 6 a.m. That’s like asking an adult to wake up at 4 a.m.”

An adolescent’s brain is biologically asleep at the time adults and schools ask them to wake up, making it difficult for them to get behind the wheel of a car or learn calculus, she said., The Boulder and the Jefferson County school districts are studying delaying start times, while Littleton Public Schools started its new schedule this week., The impetus was the 2013 shooting at Arapahoe High School that left two students dead, Ewert said, adding that pushing back school start times to allow students more sleep is one way to help ensure their mental health. read more

First, thanks to my friend and coach Mario Bonello and my peers, training has become my social life., At the age of 15, 2004, I had broke the 400m National Record for the Youth category with a time of 52.59, and was also honoured with the Youth Athlete of the Year., I couldn't find a good way how to balance training, study, voluntary work, social life and the many other commitments I was involved in., Eventually I continued to slack a lot on training and, while I was still running decent (by Maltese standards) times in 400m (say 53s and 52s), it was not good., It could be their training peers, seasoned athletes, Club and Federation administrators, and also coaches.

Moreover, increasing use of the anabolic steroids for the treatment of medical conditions such as anaemia, certain kinds of breast cancer besides others is expected to fuel the market growth during the forecasted period., The global performance enhancing drugs market is segmented on the basis of types, products, and end users., The Americas dominates the global performance enhancing drugs market owing to the presence of well-developed economies with high per capita income within the region like the U.S. and Canada., Asia Pacific is the fastest growing region for the market due to the increasing awareness of the performance enhancing drugs, continuously developing economies, and presence of huge opportunity in the market., On the other hand, the Middle East & Africa owns the least share of the global performance enhancing drugs market due to presence of poor economy, especially, in Africa region.

The entire world got behind Cleveland Cavaliers big man Kevin Love after he public admitted his struggles with anxiety., However, as revealed by Love himself, it was his former teammate LeBron James who gave him some of the most powerful words of encouragement., Speaking to Carson Daly on The Today Show, Love opened up about his mental issues, and how James gave him his full support., At that point, a few simple words of encouragement from James meant the world to Love., “That was super powerful for me because not only is he the best athlete in the world, the best basketball player in the world but his influence and having my back with that was super important to me, ” added Love.

And Kendall Jenner was back to business as she posed topless for Love Magazine's '#LOVE20' issue in a racy snap, posted to the publication's Instagram account on Thursday., Kendall's topless display comes after she relished in the sun with her beau Ben, 22, sister Khloe Kardashian, 34, and Tristan Thompson, 27, in Mexico last week., NBA star Ben recently broke his silence on his new girlfriend for the first time in an interview with The Daily Telegraph., Rumours have been swirling that Kendall and Ben were an item since PageSix reported the duo had been 'dating for a few weeks' in May earlier this year., Ben was spotted out with Kendall shortly after splitting from his former flame Tinashe in May after they were together from mid-March.

For many teenagers, says Dahl, there is risk in relatively benign experiences, such as standing up for a friend or asking someone on a date., Neuroscientists have used this game to test how a teenager’s propensity to take risks can depend on their social stature., Interestingly, the same brain systems that mediate unhealthy risk-taking also seem to help teenagers to take positive risks., Telzer’s studies suggest that teenagers who show heightened ventral striatum activity when making decisions that help others, such as donating money, take fewer risks in the long term and have a lower risk of depression as adults., Her team asked them to lie in a scanner and push a button when they saw letters on a screen, but not if the screen displayed an X. Images with social significance—positive pictures such as teenagers laughing or playing games on a beach, and negative ones including a group ganging up on someone—also appeared on screen.

This essay proposes the idea of “coherence” as a way to discuss the relationships of the many moving parts in any game., #story_generator

While the myth of the auteur permeates creative culture, this piece talks about the value of many unsexy parts of design, specifically, having good data to make better decisions about level off the heels of a broader discussion about finding a better name than “Rogue-likes”, this essay opens up the conversation about the many ways we define genres, and how those definitions can drastically limit our conception about what is and isn’t possible (for instance “platformer” rather than “Mario-like”)  #ludic_devices read more

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va (WAVY) -- A paralyzed military veteran made a special stop inVirginia Beach Thursday, as part of an east coast trip that raises money and awareness for treatment of invisible wounds., Ricky Raley, anIndiana Army National Guard veteran, traveled 120 miles on Thursday from Richmond to Virginia Beach, all on a Rubber Ducky II handcycle., Hereceived a Purple Heart after a convoy he was apart of experienced an IED blast, which left himwith mild, traumatic brain injuries., Raleys experiences as a veteran is the reason he is riding 1,500 miles from New York City toPinellas Park, Florida., I need to stop that, not just for my guys, but for everyone out there, Raley said.

The Wilton High School wrestling program was among the winners when the Fairfield County Sports Commission announced its 2018 Sports Persons of the Year on Monday., The Wilton wrestling program and the local other honorees from each of the 16 communities the commission serves directly will be recognized at the 14th annual Sports Night awards dinner on Monday, Oct. 15, at the Stamford Marriott at 6 p.m., Wilton also finished ninth with 100.5 points at at the Class L championship — that was the program’s second-best showing at the state class championships, trailing only the 107 points the Warriors scored at the Class M meet in 1994., Longo was the first Wilton wrestler to win a state class championship in 12 years and the first to win a State Open title in 25 years., In addition to the Wilton High wrestling program, the other Sports Persons of the Year winners were: Larry Menta (Bridgeport); the Darien High baseball team (Darien); the Joel Barlow High girls tennis team (Easton); Tyler Nelson (Fairfield); the Greenwich High girls volleyball team (Greenwich); the Masuk High softball team (Monroe); Harry Stanton (New Canaan); Sarah Houle (Newtown); Joe Maddafari (Norwalk); Reid Chavez (Shelton); Andrea O’Connor (Stamford); Ryan Duffy (Stratford); Jillian Rice (Trumbull); Gary Meunier (Weston); and Julia Marino (Westport).