The ICC plans a Classic in Las Vegas, according to the ‘Washington Post’

first_img“We are always exploring captivating games, but at the moment the matches of the International Champions Cup are not closed”commented to Post Ben Sosenko, spokesman for the company Relevent, organizer of the international preseason tournament. The calendar of meetings will be announced in the coming weeks. The stadium’s promoter, Anschutz Entertainment Group, did not comment on the capital’s newspaper. The venue that would host the meeting in Las Vegas, the Allegiant Stadium, is in the final stages of its construction. It has been projected to host the NFL Raiders games, which will leave Oakland to settle in the Nevada desert. The budget for construction is 1,900 million dollars (1,750 million euros) and Madrid and Barça would be in charge of releasing it. The stadium will have capacity for 61,000 spectators and already has several events closed from August before the American football season begins in September.It would be the second Classic to be played on American soil in recent years. Real Madrid and Barça already saw their faces in 2017 in Miami, with victory for the Catalans by 2-3 with goals from Messi, Rakitic and Piqué. Kovacic and Marco Asensio scored the white goals.If the game was held in Las Vegas, the two eternal opponents of LaLiga Santander would meet in the Nevada desert with a stifling climate. The average maximum temperature in Las Vegas is 41ºC in July and 40ºC in August and the minimum temperatures are 20ºC and 19ºC. After the European Championship, a Classic in North America. The International Champions Cup plans to include in its calendar this summer a Barcelona-Real Madrid in Las Vegas, according to him Washington Post. The friendly between whites and Barca would serve to inaugurate the Allegiant Stadium. Another option that would be handled as an alternative to bring the Classic to the United States is the SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles.last_img read more

Police Man drives through yards causes power outages north of Vancouver

first_imgA Brush Prairie man was arrested after allegedly driving a pickup into several lawns and crashing into a power pole, causing localized outages Wednesday night. Timo T. Toristoja, 42, was driving a silver 2010 Ford F150 pickup east on Northeast 88th Street from St. Johns Boulevard when he left the roadway and drove over several lawns, damaging shrubbery and small trees, according to Clark County Sheriff’s Office Sgt. Fred Neiman. The pickup struck two parked vehicles in the 5100 block of Northeast 88th Street and then crashed into a power pole, causing localized outages, Neiman said.Toristoja continued driving the heavily damaged truck, Neiman said, and eventually parked in the parking lot of Home Depot on Northeast Andresen Road. Toristoja was arrested on suspicion of hit-and-run. He was evaluated by a dug recognition expert, Neiman said, and an additional charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants is pending the results of test results.last_img read more