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first_imgEradication humble Fort in exciting matchEradication sent shock waves through the domino world as they humbled defending champion Fort International 300-297 in a exciting count-down in the eighth round of the City of Kingston Cooperative Union/Jamaica Domino Federation Portmore/St Catherine League last Sunday.With the win, Eradication (32 points), along with Waterhouse United who thumped Garveymeade 300-233, remain the only unbeaten teams in the competition. Fort are now third on 29 points, and are joined by Right Stuff also on 29. In other games, Correctional Services downed Naggo Head 300-296; Passagefort United beat Chedwin Strikers 300-270; Links United whipped Exceptional International 300-249; fifth place Spring Village (28 points) outlasted Felluchi Strikers 300-298 in a count-down; Mechanical Strikers clipped Ken’s Wildflower 300-299. The competition continues tomorrow with matches scheduled for an 11:30 a.m. start.Portals whip Benbow United 4-1East Portmore Portals turned on the heat on Benbow United and whipped their openents 4-1 in a recent fixture in the St Catherine FA Division One League. In other games, Naggo Head clipped their Portmore rivals Rodwood 2-1; Travellers also had a similar 2-1 win over Beacon Hill United and Albion defeated Marcus Garvey United 3-1.Massive come back by Spring VillageThere were wild celebrations at the Spring Village Community Centre last Sunday after the community domino club, Spring Village, who are fifth in the league on 32 points, did the unthinkable. They came back from 35 points down at half time to second place Waterhouse United (33 points) and won by two points (300-298) in the City of Kingston Cooperative Union/ Jamaica Domino Federation Portmore/ St Catherine League. In other games, leaders Eradication, with maximum 36 points, got by Passagefort United 300-281; defending champs Fort International (32 points), currently joint second cut down Soursop Tree 300-273; Felluchi Strikers clipped Mechanical Strikers 300-299 in a pulsating showdown and Frazsiers Whip thrashed Garveymeade 300-265 after a dramatic come back as the victors trailed by 17 points, entering the final hundred games as Garveymeade faded badly. Meanwhile, Links United thumped Memory Lane 300-268; Right Stuff disciplined Braeton All Stars 300-280; and Correctional Services scolded Chedwin Strikers 300-296.last_img read more

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Fastest way to Asian Cup

first_imgHotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite “I don’t care if we win, 4-0 or 1-0, just as long as we win because these games are the best way to go to the Asian Cup,” said Dooley.The Azkals sit on top of the group with six points after a 4-1 victory over Nepal in Manila last March and a 4-3 away triumph in Tajikistan last June.The Yemenis are second with four points after a goalless draw with Nepal last June. The top two teams from the group qualify for the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates in 2019.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Dooley will try a new defensive combination to compensate for the absence of Amani Aguinaldo and Daisuke Sato. Carlie De Murga and Dennis Villanueva are expected to start at the back along with the returning Stephan Palla.“If we win, it gives us a good chance of going through,” said Azkals skipper Phil Younghusband. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu LATEST STORIES MOST READcenter_img Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay BACOLOD CITY—Considering what his players have gone through the past few months—lack of training time together and a compact club schedule—Philippines coach Thomas Dooley feels the Azkals have performed better than expected in the Asian Football Confederation Asian Cup qualifiers.Dooley hopes the Azkals’ form continues when they face a travel-weary Yemen side on Tuesday night in Group F of the qualifiers at Panaad Stadium here.ADVERTISEMENT Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Standhardinger beats PBA draft deadline Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ View commentslast_img read more

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Texas school district apologizes for slurs during broadcast

first_imgJake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ The game was broadcast by an online site that covers Cleburne High School contests but isn’t affiliated with the school district, school officials said.Cleburne officials told Arlington administrators that the broadcaster will no longer call games, Johnston said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“We support that decision,” Johnston said in an email, adding that the schools believe “this is not a time for divisiveness, and we appreciate CISD taking steps to promote unity and good sportsmanship.”The broadcaster referred to the Seguin players as the “cougroes,” an apparent conflation of the school mascot Cougar and the word “Negro.” Porzingis scores 30, Knicks beat Nets for 1st win MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. More than a third of the Seguin student body is African-American, while about 3 percent of students at Cleburne High School are black, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reported.The same broadcaster also invoked a weight-loss program in joking about a Seguin cheerleader, saying at one point: “Jenny Craig has … a lot of work to do with her.”Johnston said in an earlier statement that, “We do not condone such boorish behavior.”A spokeswoman for Cleburne schools, Lisa Magers, said the district began investigating shortly after the game.“Cleburne ISD does not condone unacceptable, unprofessional, unethical comments,” she said.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIES Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene ARLINGTON, Texas — A Texas school district apologized Friday after a high school football broadcaster repeatedly used a racial slur when referring to African-American players on the opposing team.The Cleburne Independent School District apologized for online audio comments made last week in a matchup between Cleburne High School and Seguin High School in Arlington, according to Leslie Johnston, spokeswoman for the Arlington Independent School District. Seguin is in Arlington, while the other school is in Cleburne, a city just south of Fort Worth.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Magers noted the site isn’t affiliated with the school district and said its operators have apologized.Johnston and Magers identified the broadcaster as Mark Banton. He acknowledged to the Star-Telegram that he was one of the broadcasters who covered the football game, but he said he had “nothing to say” about the comments.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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PSL says Soltones fine sticks; PVL calls decision ‘absurd’

first_img“I don’t see anything wrong with what Gretchel did. In fact she should be commended for helping in this fund-raising event by her participation,” said Ricky Palou, president of Sports Vision, which organizes the PVL.“The suspension and hefty fine on Soltones by the PSL officials is absurd and totally uncalled for,” Palou said in a statement. “In the first place, Soltones has no contract with the PSL. She is only on loan to the team of Iriga as her mother league is the PVL.”Palou added that the PVL All Star was scheduled at the start of the 2017 season, before Soltones agreed to play on loan for Team Iriga.Team Iriga could not vote during the deliberation.ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? View comments Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:14Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Philippine Superliga team owners unanimously voted to deny the appeal by Team Iriga to reconsider Grethcel Soltones’ one-year ban and P50,000 fine as penalties for playing in an unsanctioned match outside of the league.The decision was branded “absurd” by the Premier Volleyball League, where Soltones plays, saying the power-hitting star merely did her part to raise funds for a foundation established to raise scholarship funds for children of soldiers who gave up their lives in the line of duty.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ PSL representatives voted 7-0, upholding the league’s decision to ban and fine Soltones.Team Iriga, however, does not have a contract yet with Soltones, to the dismay of league officials who have imposed a rule on all teams to sign their players to a minimum of one year with a one-league rider in the contract, meaning players are not allowed to play outside of the PSL while they are under contract with their respective teams.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogMinus the contract, it isn’t clear if Soltones herself would pay the fine or how the PSL plans to extract the sanction from the San Sebastian star.Soltones saw action in a one-game affair dubbed the PVL All-Star Game. The charity match was held to raise funds for the benefit of HERO Foundation. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Nguyen ready for jeers as he fights hometown hero Folayang MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’last_img read more

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LeBron: ‘It’s been a while since I had a guy who can score and create for others’

first_imgJo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? At 32, James is once again left to shoulder the load for his hometown squad, particularly the massive void in terms of play making.“It’s been a while since I’ve had that clear-cut guy who can get guys involved but also score at the same time,” the three-time NBA champion told Howard Beck of Bleacher Report. “But it’s fine. It’s something that our team will make an adjustment to.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBack on the throneAfter seven straight NBA Finals appearances, James continues to dominate with his beastly numbers this season, with averages of 28.1 points and 7.6 rebounds.The absence of another dependable facilitator also has him averaging career highs in assists, at 8.8 per game. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James (23) slaps hands with forward Jae Crowder (99) and guard JR Smith (5) after he was fouled during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Washington Wizards, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, in Washington. The Cavaliers won 130-122.  AP/Nick WassAlthough LeBron James will not admit it outright, it certainly seems like he misses playing alongside Kyrie Irving.With several key players out nursing injuries, the Cleveland Cavaliers have struggled right out of the gate, currently sitting at 9th place in the Eastern Conference with a 7-7 record.ADVERTISEMENT Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson De la Hoya: I’d take McGregor in two MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award WATCH: LeBron James, Cavaliers take NYC subwaySports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Newly acquired guards Derrick Rose and Dwyane Wade could have filled the gaps, but it seems like age and injuries have caught up with them.The team is also missing the services of proven scorer and playmaker Isaiah Thomas, who continues to be out with a hip injury. The diminutive point guard is expected to return to action in the coming months.Despite the early struggles, James assures the Cavs’ return to form as the season progresses.“I’m in win mode still,” he said.  Khristian Ibarrola /raRELATED STORY:ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

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Wright catches fire as Phoenix deals NLEX its 1st loss

first_imgThe Road Warriors clawed their way back from the 17-point hole, cutting the deficit down to four, 88-92, after a pair of Larry Fonacier freebies with 6:05 to play, but Wright, Jazul, and Perkins connected on their jumpers to put the game away for good.Fonacier paced NLEX with 22 points and four rebounds, while Juami Tiongson chipped in 12 markers, seven boards, and four dimes in the defeat as the Road Warriors suffered their first loss of the new season and dropped to 2-1.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:39SEA Games 2019: Nicanor rallies to bring home 1st fencing gold for PH02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals “We’re happy that we were able to contain [NLEX],”said Phoenix head coach Louie Alas. “All of the coaches know that the strength of NLEX is their perimeter, and you can’t stop that. You can try to limit them and I guess we’re able to do that.”Phoenix did a good job containing NLEX’s sharpshooters, forcing the Road Warriors to shoot a measly 26 percent from downtown.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkJeff Chan also joined in the scoring party as he finished with 18 markers on a 2-of-3 clip from beyond-the-arc, to go with six boards, while RJ Jazul also went 2-of-3 from threes to nab 15 points and three rebounds.Rookie Jason Perkins also chimed in 14 markers and eight rebounds for Phoenix, which rose to 2-1 after starting the season with a loss. Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone LATEST STORIES Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Matthew Wright helped Phoenix welcome the new year on a good note after fending off NLEX, 102-95, Sunday in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Fil-Canadian sniper went 4-of-8 from downtown, three of which coming in the third quarter pullaway. He wound up with 19 points, seven assists, five rebounds, and two steals as his explosion allowed the Fuel Masters to grab a 90-73 lead early in the fourth quarter and never look back.ADVERTISEMENT Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson View comments Arellano wins two straight, Perpetual starts off strong Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

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Mixed feelings for Kevin after losing to dad Louie in PBA

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netKevin Alas and the NLEX Road Warriors had just dropped their first game in the PBA Philippine Cup, but for the young guard losing against Phoenix hits quite closer to home—literally.Serving as head coach of the Fuel Masters is Kevin’s father Louie and the younger Alas knows he won’t hear the end of it.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Louie said he’s quite relieved that he finally won against Kevin after NLEX always managed to get the upper hand whenever the Road Warriors and the Aces faced.“I didn’t win against him when I was with Alaska, well this is a good thing,” said Louie. “This is my first time winning against him, at least I finally got one.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ LA Tenorio moves to 15th in PBA all-time assist list Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourscenter_img LATEST STORIES “I’m happy for him with what he’s doing with Phoenix, but for me personally I’m down because we lost and at the same time I had horrible game,” said Kevin in Filipino after the 102-95 loss Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“I’m sad but when he teases me I can’t do anything, I can’t lose my temper.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkKevin finished with just six points, on 2-of-7 shooting, while adding two rebounds and six assists to his line.This is the first time that Kevin faced a team that his father head coached, although the two met each other several times but Louie was still an assistant coach with Alaska back then. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompsonlast_img read more

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Slaughter doubtful for semis opener as Ginebra faces ‘monster’ SMB

first_imgGALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Lady Warriors get newfound joy under Roque View comments Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano The Kings took down the Beermen in the 2017 Governors’ Cup Finals, but Cone said it’s an entirely different story in the all-Filipino conference.“They’re actually a different in all-Filipino. I think they’re better all-Filipino than they are with imports. So there’s the difference.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES MOST READ Ginebra’s Greg Slaughter. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netRelief hit Tim Cone just moments after Barangay Ginebra went through the wringer in sweeping Rain or Shine in their best-of-three quarterfinals series on Wednesday.But hitting a certain level of comfort won’t last long for Cone and the rest of the Gin Kings, who now face an uphill climb against defending champion San Miguel Beer in a best-of-seven semifinals showdown.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano The top-seeded Beermen entered the semifinals after dumping the KaTropa, 106-93, on Tuesday with Fajardo posting 35 points on 15-of-19 shooting from the field, 11 rebounds and two blocks.Making it doubly hard for the Gin Kings is that Greg Slaughter, their best defender against Fajardo, could still be out early in the series due to an ankle injury.“Our big question mark obviously is whether Greg is gonna play. I would say, if we’re gonna play a day after tomorrow, he won’t play. But if given another day or two, he may play. But we do expect him back some time in the series,” Cone said.“We just hope we don’t fall too far behind without him, whether he can make an impact. That’s the big thing for us, whether Greg can play. That would really help us equalize San Miguel. He’d be the great equalizer.”The semifinals could start as early as Friday and Saturday at the latest depending on the result of the quarterfinals matchup between NLEX and Alaska.ADVERTISEMENT “Wow what a relief. It’s always a big relief to get through the quarters. To me, it’s the hardest series to win, the quarter series,” Cone said after the Gin Kings held on for a 99-91 win over the Elasto Painters.“Now we face the monster. That’s San Miguel. You can refer that to San Miguel or you can refer that to June Mar,” Cone went on.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkEither way, it’s an apt description for the Beermen, who have won the last three all-Filipino conferences and June Mar Fajardo, who is the reigning four-time MVP.“Again, San Miguel, what can you say? They won three championships in a row in this conference for a reason,” Cone said. “You watched San Miguel-Talk ’N Text and Talk ’N Text was really playing good basketball up until that game. They were really turning a hole or a big corner and still, San Miguel, outsteadied them all the way through the game. June Mar came up with 30 plus points.” Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player awardlast_img read more

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Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Williams, a 23-time Grand Slam champion, returned to the tour in Indian Wells this year after a 14-month absence because of the birth of her daughter.She won in Madrid in 2012 and 2013.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownWilliams was also scheduled to take part in a charity event in advance of the main tournament. Her place in the charity exhibition was taken by fellow American Coco Vandeweghe. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’center_img View comments MOST READ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ FILE – Serena Williams celebrates her victory over Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands during the BNP Paribas Open on March 10, 2018 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, California. Jeff Gross/Getty Images/AFPMADRID — Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Madrid Open, saying she wasn’t ready to compete.Tournament organizers say Williams withdrew because she needs more time to train before returning to action.ADVERTISEMENT Late Rolando winner sends Marseille to Europa League final Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames LATEST STORIES Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accidentlast_img read more

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YKK Asia, Real Madrid Foundation hold football clinic in Manila

first_imgBicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees “The clinic complements the grassroots program of Philippine Football Federation as there are certain areas that our regional football associations cannot reach that the YKK can,” PFF General Secretary Edwin Gastanes said in a press conference at Shangri-La at the Fort Friday.The children are aged eight to 15 as YKK and RMF want to discover “future stars” in football.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownMeanwhile, 30 local coaches selected by the PFF will get tips from the esteemed mentors on June 22.“We (PFF) have been increasing our coaches for the past six years, we now want to enhance quality and getting in touch with the Real Madrid Foundation is a good opportunity for us,” Gastanes said. “We will have quality players if we have quality coaches.” Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Gastanes also revealed that Bundesliga team Borussia Dortmund also expressed their interest in holding a clinic in the country.The three NGOs from which the participants came from are Punta Fuego Village Foundation, ChildHope Asia Philippines, and Gawad Kalinga Community Development Foundation, Inc.“We (YKK) chose football because it is the highest sport globally and it is the common language of the world,” YKK Philippines AVP for Marketing Augustin Villarama said. Justin Robert ValenciaADVERTISEMENT Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Nets go abroad, grab Musa and Kurucs in NBA draft MOST READ Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew YKK Philippines, Real Madrid Foundation, and Philippine Football Federation exchange tokens of appreciation. Photo by Justin Valencia, PDI traineeCoaches from Real Madrid Foundation will train 300 Filipino children in a three-day football clinic brought to the country by the YKK Asia Group.Kids from three non-government organizations will undergo training under RMF coaches Pablo Gomez Revenga, Santiago Sanchez Martin, and Hector Vicente from June 23 to 24 at McKinley Hill Stadium.ADVERTISEMENT Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape triallast_img read more

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