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Guiao fined; players next

first_imgLATEST STORIES View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Stay calm and be sensitive Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Raymond Almazan of Rain or Shine and Eric Camson of Kia Picanto, who exchanged elbows and punches in an upset Kia victory last week, are likely to be slapped at least one-game suspensions, apart from being meted out fines that could go as high as P50,000 each.Mike Miranda of NLEX, who kicked Ross in the groin during that rugged match won handily by the Beermen, will also have a conference with Marcial and, because of several infractions earlier, could also be facing a suspension and a hefty fine.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 folkThe three players were slapped Flagrant Foul 2 penalties that carry at least a P20,000 fine and were ejected.But the Almazan-Camson scuffle was downright court hooliganism, and league sources said on Monday that the Office of the Commissioner will throw the full weight of the rule book on them. Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Ross was likewise slapped a P2,600 fine for incurring two technical fouls—the second after got into a confrontation with Guiao whom he accused of uttering a racist remark.Marcial said that they couldn’t find witnesses who could validate Ross’ claims.The San Miguel point guard refusing to comment.Guiao’s P11,000 fine was for flashing the dirty finger at Ross, clearly seen on television replays, and because he cursed the San Miguel point guard.“The Office of the Commissioner finds no sufficient basis to discuss the matter of an alleged racist remark uttered by coach Guiao,” a PBA statement read.ADVERTISEMENT Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netFiery NLEX coach Yeng Guiao was fined P11,000 by Philippine Basketball Association officer-in-charge Willie Marcial for an obscene gesture but was cleared by the league on allegations of San Miguel Beer point guard Chris Ross that he uttered a racist remark in their Philippine Cup game on Friday night.But that will be peanuts compared to the fines and sanctions that Marcial will levy on three players, whom he summoned to appear early afternoon on Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreaklast_img read more

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Figure skating champion Zagitova gets dog for gold

first_imgHer parents said they would consider having a dog if she won in Japan.Japanese dog enthusiasts then rallied round to send the 16-year-old the puppy, named Masaru, or “victory”.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 crownPrime Minister Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie attended Saturday’s ceremony in Moscow during a visit for talks with President Vladimir Putin.Zagitova won gold in February, beating her friend and fellow Russian Evgenia Medvedeva. View comments 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 In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding UFC fighter Nick Diaz arrested on domestic violence charge Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Russian Women’s Olympic Figure Skating Gold medalist Alina Zagitova holds An Akita Inu puppy named Masaru presented by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, in Moscow, Russia, Saturday, May 26, 2018. Abe is in Russia for talks with President Vladimir Putin in hopes of making progress on joint economic projects on disputed islands as a step toward resolving a decades-old territorial row. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko, Pool)MOSCOW — Olympic figure skating champion Alina Zagitova has been given a Japanese akita dog in a ceremony involving Japan’s prime minister.Zagitova said at this year’s Pyeongchang Winter Olympics that she had fallen in love with the akita breed — which she calls a “devoted friend” — while training before the Games.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls LATEST STORIES Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

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Johnsonville Farmers Blame Township Commissioner for Selling Wetlands

first_imgSome aggrieved farmers, who are women, have blamed the Johnsonville Township Commissioner, Mr. Joseph Bettie, for allegedly engaging into the sale of wetlands meant for farming purposes in the township.The women calling themselves, “Johnsonville Women Farmers’ Cooperative, made the disclosure recently to the Daily Observer newspaper in Paynesville.The spokesperson for the group, Ethel Williams, told this paper that about 7 hectares of farm land in Mount Barclay is being encroached upon.According to her, Commissioner Bettie is behind the sale of the wet land.“A relative of the commissioner is found selling the land for which he Bettie is aware. We have called his attention to this problem but to no avail,” she said.Madam William said that the land in question was given to them by the former commissioner of the township for farming activities.“Swamplands are public land and strictly intended for agricultural purposes. In 2009, we appealed for the land from the former commissioner and he allowed us to use it,” she said.“Unfortunately, today this particular land is being sold to some individuals, who have planted cornerstones on portions of the land. These people have constantly threatened the farmers and are backfilling the land,” she added.She further stated that this was posing a serious problem for them as many of the members of the farming organization were widows, who survived through farming, adding that such condition was a threat to food security.    When contacted, Commissioner Bettie denied the allegation as false and misleading. He said though he is aware of some people in his township engaging in the unscrupulous sale of land but was something that could not control.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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Dataram situation should have been avoided – President Granger

first_imgPresident David Granger…urges law enforcement to locate, transport him back  Days before the ruling on a drug trafficking charge against him, Barry Dataram had fled the jurisdiction, a situation President David Granger believes would not have existed had the local justice system been more alert.During the taping of this week’s “The Public Interest” programme on Thursday, the Head of State posited that while he would not lay blame at the feet of any agency or individual, Dataram’s flight from Guyana was something which could have been avoided.“Mr Dataram is a person of interest. He is a well-known character in Guyana, and I would expect that even though the judicial branch is separate, there should be a greater level of alertness on the part of the magistracy, in the judiciary, in matters like this and I don’t regard it as a failing on the part of law enforcement agencies, but it is definitely an error which ought to have been avoided,” he told reporters when prompted to comment on the matter.Nevertheless, President Granger is calling on local law enforcement agencies to work with their counterparts in neighbouring countries and use every possible legitimate avenue available to them to locate the convicted drug lord and have him transported back to Guyana.“The danger posed in having somebody who is now a convict out there, out of the jurisdiction is going to be harmful to our national interest, so I would urge the law enforcement agencies to alert their counterparts in neighbouring states… I would urge all law enforcement agencies to use every legitimate measure to bring him back into this jurisdiction so that he can serve his sentence,” the President stated.Furthermore, the President told reporters on the weekly programme that information suggested that Dataram might have absconded using a passport not issued by the Government of Guyana.“Even though Mr Dataram might have a foreign passport, it might be a forged passport… my information is that he is not travelling on a Guyanese passport. So, after his disappearance, and we weren’t aware of his disappearance, we continued to work with our partners in the Caribbean to bring him to justice. If he is in Suriname as is suspected, the Commissioner of Police has been instructed to try to ascertain his whereabouts in neighbouring countries, but he is not using a Guyana passport – that much we know,” the Head of State further revealed.Dataram and his reputed wife, Anjanie Boodnarine, along with two others, Komal Charran and Trevor Gouveia, were charged jointly with the possession of narcotics for the purpose of trafficking.However, days before the court’s ruling, Dataram and his  spouse,  who was previously granted High Court bail,  fled the country. After the couple failed to attend court on the previous scheduled days of sentencing (September 20 and September 23, 2016), the presiding Magistrate Judy Lactchman issued arrest warrants for them and noted that she would proceed with her ruling in their absence.As such, on Tuesday last, Dataram was sentenced to 60 months in jail and a fine of $164.2 million after he was found guilty in absentia of possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking.Meanwhile, his three co-accused, including his reputed wife, were all freed of the joint charge, which stated that on April 16, 2015, at Fourth Avenue, Diamond, East Bank Demerara, they had 60.840 kilograms of cocaine in their possession for the purpose of trafficking.last_img read more

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Chetwynd residents urged to be wary of bears

first_imgChetwynd RCMP are warning people to take precautions when they are outdoors after receiving several complaints of black bears in the area.Police say they have responded to several calls of black bears around Chetwynd just over the last week.- Advertisement -They say anyone who is participating in outdoor activities is asked to be cautious and ensure their property is bear proof to decrease the chance of encountering a bear.Anyone who spots a black bear is asked to contact the Chetwynd conservation office at 250-788-3611.last_img read more

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USM Alger jet in ahead of Gor Mahia clash

first_img0Shares0000USM Alger players line up before a previous match. PHOTO/CAF OnlineNAIROBI, Kenya, May 14- Algerian side USM Alger arrived in Nairobi early Monday morning ahead of Wednesday’s CAF Confederation Cup Group D tie against record Kenyan Champions Gor Mahia at the Moi Sports Centre Kasarani.Alger are staying at a high end hotel in the outskirts of Nairobi and are expected to have their first training session at the highly secured Kenya School of Monetary Studies before having a feel of the Kasarani pitch on Tuesday evening. The match will be staged under the Kasarani floodlights, action kicking off at 7pm.Gor have set the gate charges with fans entering the terraces parting away with Sh200 while the VIP tickets will cost Sh500.The Kenyan giants expect fans to turn out in large numbers just like they did on Sunday when 60,000 fans poured into the Kasarani Stadium to witness Gor take on Hull City with another huge number following the match from giant screens outside.Most fans had however expected that Wednesday’s match would also attract lower charges as the Hull City game where the terrace tickets cost Sh100.“We urge our fans to turn out in large numbers just like they did on Sunday and cheer us on. Their support against Hull was massive and we would want to create the same atmosphere against USM Alger,” Gor Mahia CEO Lordvick Aduda said.He added; “The match being at night, we want to assure our fans that security will be of high priority and they should come with no fear of anything whatsoever.”USM lead Group D with three points after their opening day 4-0 thrashing of Tanzanian side Young Africans with Gor second with a point after their opening day 1-1 draw away to Rayon Sport in Rwanda.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

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WOW! Incredible 40-yard goal

first_imgCheck out this stunning strike from Kaizer Chiefs midfielder Siphiwe Tshabalala at the weekend. Take a bow, son!last_img

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CONFIRMED: Garry Monk is the new Middlesbrough manager

first_imgMiddlesbrough have announced the appointment of Garry Monk as their new manager.The 38-year-old former Swansea and Leeds boss will be officially unveiled at a press conference on Monday after agreeing to take over as Aitor Karanka’s replacement.Boro are yet to confirm the length of Monk’s contract, while the wording of their announcement – that he is “manager” rather than “head coach”, as Karanka was – may well be significant.Monk was one of a series of potential candidates to whom chairman Steve Gibson spoke, including Karanka’s assistant Steve Agnew, who took charge for the final 11 games of last season, before making his choice.He was available after parting company with Leeds last month after guiding the Elland Road club to the fringes of the Championship play-offs, only for the two parties to fail to reach agreement over an extension.Monk’s remit will be to guide Boro into the Premier League after their first season back in the top flight ended in a heart-breaking relegation following a seven-year quest to return to the promised land.Karanka left the Riverside Stadium in March with Boro deep in relegation trouble, and Agnew was handed the task of halting an alarming slide.However, he was unable to do so and, in the process, any chance of landing the job on a permanent basis dissipated.Monk will at least have the core of the squad which won promotion two seasons ago at his disposal, and with Gibson having vowed to “smash” the Championship this time around, there could be money to spend too.However, there will also be a clear-out to be managed – Victor Valdes and Brad Guzan have already left, while loan signings Calum Chambers and Alvaro Negredo have returned to their parent clubs – with several players having spoken openly of dressing room unrest in the wake of relegation. 1 Garry Monk is the new Middlesbrough boss last_img read more

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GAA FOR ALL: ELAINE AND SUSAN TO BE REMEMBERED IN TODAY’S SCHOOLS FINALS

first_imgDETAILS have been released of the finals of the GAA For All Letterkenny area primary schools finals today, Wednesday.The matches were postponed before Easter due to the weather, but they will go ahead this morning and this afternoon in O’Donnell Park with the showpiece finals in memory of two GAA greats who dedicated their lives to sport – Elaine Winston Friel and Susan Carr.In a message to the schools, Odhran Doherty from GAA For ALL writes: On behalf of everyone involved the GAA for All PEACE III Project I want to thank you sincerely for taking part in the Schools league for the past four weeks, without your help and cooperation it would be impossible to run such a huge event. I hope that you and all the children enjoyed the games and used the league as an opportunity to meet new friends and colleagues from the other schools. It is important to remember that the idea of this league was to celebrate the lives of two great local women from the Letterkenny area, Elaine Winston Friel and Susan Carr who spent their lives promoting the values and benefits of participating in sport and having an active lifestyle. I hope that our coaching programme in your school and your participation in the schools league has provided your children with a platform to take part in Sport and Physical Activity. I hope you all enjoy the day and good luck to your teams!Yours in Sport,Odhran DohertyBOYS: Elaine Winston Friel Memorial Cup Final (12:20 PM)  Termon V LurgybrackGIRLS: Susan Carr Memorial Cup Final (11:30 AM)Gaelscoil Adhamhnain V Scoil Mhuire Gan SmalBOYS: GAA for All Cup Final       (12:20 PM) Scoil Colmcille v Gaelscoil GIRLS: GAA for All Cup Final (11:30 AM)    Lurgybrack v TermonBOYS: GAA for All Shield Final (12:20PM) Woodlands v Kilmacrennan GIRLS: GAA for All Shield Final (11:30 AM)Illistrin v WoodlandsBOYS: GAA for All Plate Final    Play-Off (10:45 AM) Illistrin v GlenswillyGIRLS GAA for All Plate Final Play-Off (10:45 AM)Ballyraine v Glenswilly   BOYS: Final       (12:20PM) Ballyraine/Glenswilly or IllistrinGIRLS Final (11:30 AM)Ballyraine/Glenswilly or KilmacrennanPLEASE NOTE;The playoff match for both the boys and girls GAA for ALL Plate Final will take place at 10:45 am. All the girls final will be played at 11:30 am while all the boy’s finals will be played at 12:20 pm. Presentations of medals to all participants in the league as well as the cups to the winners of the finals for both boys and girls will be presented at 1:00 pm by representatives from the Friel, Winston, Carr and Mc Granaghan families as well as local representatives.RULES–        30 minutes per game, 15 minutes per half. 2 minute turn around at half time.–        11 a side per team, no limit to substitutions, run on and off.–        Maximum two touch before releasing the ball, e.g. solo & bounce or two solos.–        Kick outs 10 metres from goals from hands–        45’s from the ground or hands 25 metres from the goals–        1 point is awarded for a point and 3 points for a goal– ALL PLAYERS MUST WEAR A MOUTHGUARD WHILE PLAYING–        All players and coaches must line up and shake hands at the end of each gameGAA FOR ALL: ELAINE AND SUSAN TO BE REMEMBERED IN TODAY’S SCHOOLS FINALS was last modified: April 9th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Tags:GAA FOR ALL: ELAINE AND SUSAN TO BE REMEMBERED IN TODAY’S SCHOOLS FINALSlast_img read more

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Public meeting called to address ‘destruction and damage’ in Bundoran

first_imgA town meeting will be held in Bundoran next week to address concerns over anti-social behaviour in the seaside town.Residents have become concerned at a spate of what has been described as ‘destruction and damage’ to both public and private property in recent times.Extensive damage has been caused to a number of public amenities, including a lifeguard hut on the beach and the town library. Business owners, parents, clubs, schools and members of the general public have been invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, February 6, at the Bundoran Community Centre at 7.30pm.Public meeting called to address ‘destruction and damage’ in Bundoran was last modified: February 2nd, 2018 by Chris McNultyShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BUNCRANA MAN ADMITS ARSON ATTACK IN BUNDORANbundoranlast_img read more

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