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Argentinian women: Decriminalize abortion

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AFP) — Thousands of women, many sporting the green scarves that have become the symbol of Argentina’s abortion rights movement, rallied in Buenos Aires on Wednesday to campaign for a new bill to legalize abortion. Two years after a similar bill was narrowly defeated by lawmakers in the conservative South American country, […] The post Argentinian women: Decriminalize abortion appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsFeb 21st, 2020Related News

Thousands of women rally for abortion law in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Thousands of women, many sporting the green scarves that have become the symbol of Argentina's abortion rights movement, rallied in Buenos Aires on Wednesday, February 19 to campaign for a new bill to legalize abortion. Two years after a similar bill was narrowly defeated by lawmakers in the ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 20th, 2020Related News

Serbian world champ is new PH 3x3 coach

Stefan Stojacic, who played for Serbia when it won the Fiba 3×3 World Cup for the third straight time in 2018 when the Philippines hosted the tournament, is the new head coach of the national team......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsFeb 18th, 2020Related News

Global warming to blame for hottest day in Argentine Antarctica

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Global warming is to blame for Argentine Antarctica recording its hottest day since readings began, Greenpeace said on Friday, February 8. Temperatures climbed to 18.3 degrees Celsius (64.9 degrees Fahrenheit) at midday Thursday, February 7, at the research station Esperanza base, the highest temperature on record since ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsFeb 8th, 2020Related News

New year, new menu

Chefs Juan Barcos and Christian Cejas flew in from Argentina to present their new dishes at Nikkei Rockwell in Makati City......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2020Related News

Utos ng Korte Suprema: Ibigay na kay Espinosa ang P6.5-M cash prize

MATAPOS ang mahigit dalawang dekadang paghihintay ay makakamtan na rin ni dating world boxing champion Luisito Espinosa ang katarungan at mapapasakanya na ang mahigit P6.5  milyong cash purse mula sa kanyang laban noong 1997. Ipinag-utos ng Korte Suprema sa  mga kaanak at tagapagmana ng nasirang promoter ng kanyang laban noon kay Carlos Rios ng Argentina […] The post Utos ng Korte Suprema: Ibigay na kay Espinosa ang P6.5-M cash prize appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 19th, 2020Related News

Juan Brunetta replaces Fernando Valenzuela for Argentina in Olympic qualifiers Mundo Albiceleste

Juan Brunetta replaces Fernando Valenzuela for Argentina in Olympic qualifiers mundoalbiceleste.com.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2020Related News

Djokovic closes gap on world No. 1 Nadal in new rankings

PARIS, France – Novak Djokovic not only helped Serbia win the ATP Cup with a win over Rafael Nadal but also enabled him to close the gap on the Spaniard in the new ATP rankings released on Monday, January 13. Djokovic won all 8 of his ATP Cup matches and ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2020Related News

Djokovic insists no clear favorite for Australian Open

SYDNEY, Australia –  Defending champion Novak Djokovic insisted there are no clear favorites for the Australian Open next week despite his ominous start to the season. The world No. 1 two was in fine touch at the ATP Cup, leading Serbia to victory over 23 other nations in the new men's ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2020Related News

Djokovic pulls out of Adelaide International

ADELAIDE, Australia – Novak Djokovic on Saturday, January 11 pulled out of the upcoming Adelaide International in a big blow to the new tournament. The world No. 2 has been leading Serbia at the ATP Cup team event in Sydney, where they face Russia in a semi-final on Saturday, January 11.  No ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2020Related News

Nadal s Spain to meet Djokovic s Serbia in ATP Cup final

SYDNEY, Australia –  Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic will face each other in the final of the inaugural ATP Cup after winning epic three-set matches Saturday, January 11, to steer Spain and Serbia into the decider. World No. 1 Nadal ground down pumped-up Australian Alex de Minaur to guide the Davis ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2020Related News

Djokovic sends Serbia into ATP Cup semifinals

Sydney, Australia—Novak Djokovic dropped his first set of the ATP Cup Friday in a titanic struggle with Canada’s Denis Shapovalov, surviving a scare before rallying to guide Serbia into a semifinal against Russia......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJan 10th, 2020Related News

Djokovic survives scare to send Serbia into ATP Cup semis

Novak Djokovic dropped his first set of the ATP Cup Friday in a titanic struggle with Canada's Denis Shapovalov, surviving a scare before rallying to guide Serbia into a semifinal against Russia......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 10th, 2020Related News

Spain into ATP Cup quarters after Bautista Agut victory

PERTH, Australia (AP) — Spain advanced to the quarterfinals of the ATP Cup even before Rafael Nadal stepped on to the court Wednesday at the Perth Arena. Spain, which won the Davis Cup in Madrid with a victory over Canada, stayed in the hunt for its second international team victory in seven weeks when Roberto Bautista Agut beat Go Soeda of Japan 6-2, 6-4. Japan needed to beat Spain 3-0 in order for the Nadal-led team not to advance to the Final Eight in Sydney beginning Thursday. Nadal later had a 7-6 (4), 6-4 win over 72nd-ranked Yoshihito Nishioka. "I always enjoy sharing important moments with friends, and we had a lot of success during our entire careers playing for our country in Davis Cup," Nadal said. “So for us it's a good start, to be able to be qualified for Sydney already. The conditions will be different, and a three-hour time (difference). There's a lot of things we need to adjust to, and the period of time to make it happen is very short." Previously winless Poland's surprise victory over Austria eliminated fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem's team. Hubert Hurkacz's 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (5) victory over Thiem eliminated Austria after Kacper Zuk beat Dennis Novak 5-7, 7-6 (3), 6-3 in the opening match in Sydney. In other matches on the final day of group play, already-qualified Serbia beat Chile in Group A. Dusan Lajovic beat Nicolas Jarry 6-2, 7-6 (3) before Novak Djokovic defeated Cristian Garin 6-3, 6-3. The remaining quarterfinalists were decided later Wednesday: Argentina won Group E, Belgium was the first runner-up and Canada the second runner-up. The quarterfinal lineup has Australia playing Britain and Argentina taking on Russia on Thursday. On Friday, Serbia plays Canada and Belgium takes on Spain, all at Ken Rosewall Arena at Sydney Olympic Park. The semifinals are set for Saturday and the final on Sunday......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 8th, 2020Related News

Unbeaten Serbia through to ATP Cup quarterfinals

BRISBANE, Australia – Serbian superstar Novak Djokovic said Wednesday, January 8, that the ATP Cup was the ideal preparation for his bid to win an eighth Australian Open crown. Speaking after Serbia beat Chile, 2-1, to remain unbeaten after the round-robin stage, Djokovic said he was not fazed by having to ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 8th, 2020Related News

Russia, Australia, Serbia, Britain into ATP Cup quarters

SYDNEY (AP) — Daniil Medvedev helped Russia to a 3-0 sweep of its pool matches to join Australia, Serbia and Britain in the quarterfinals of the inaugural ATP Cup on Tuesday. Medvedev clinched victory against Norway by beating Casper Ruud 6-3, 7-6 (6) in Perth. Karen Khachanov had already routed Victor Durasovic 6-2, 6-1. The fifth-ranked Medvedev will join Serbia's Novak Djokovic, undefeated Australia and probably Rafael Nadal in Sydney for the knockout stages starting on Thursday. Only an unlikely 3-0 loss to Japan on Wednesday would stop Nadal and his Spanish Davis Cup-winning teammates from making the quarterfinals. Australia will play Britain for a spot in the final four after Britain swept past Moldova 3-0 without dropping a set and then took advantage of Bulgaria losing to Belgium 2-1 to finish first in Group C. After David Goffin beat Grigor Dimitrov 4-6, 6-2, 6-2, Belgium rallied from a match and a set down to take the group match in Sydney. The loss was costly for the previously unbeaten Bulgarians, who fell to third in their group and out of contention for a quarterfinal spot as one of the best two group runners-up. Australia, which had already qualified for the quarterfinals by topping Group F, clinched a win over Greece in Brisbane where Nick Kyrgios defeated a hot-tempered Stefanos Tsitsipas. Kyrgios returned from a back injury to claim a 7-6 (7), 6-7 (3), 7-6 (5) win at Pat Rafter Arena. After losing the first set, Tsitsipas slammed his racket into the bench, accidentally hitting his father and Greece captain Apostolos Tsitsipas on the forearm. His father walked away briefly before Tsitsipas' mother, Julia, emerged from the crowd to stand behind the bench and criticize her son for his behavior. Earlier, John Millman of Australia beat Michail Pervolarakis 4-6, 6-1, 7-6 (1). British No. 1 Dan Evans outclassed Radu Albot 6-2 6-2 to clinch their match after Cameron Norrie downed Alexander Cozbinov by the same scoreline. Britain captain Tim Henman said he's looking forward to the quarterfinal against Australia. “I have a lot of history with (Australia captain) Lleyton (Hewitt) and everyone knows the team well. It would be a big challenge, but we would love that opportunity," Henman said. Also in Brisbane, Canada eliminated Germany 2-1. Alexander Zverev made seven double faults in losing to Denis Shapovalov 6-2, 6-2 after Jan-Lennard Struff put Germany ahead defeating Felix Auger-Aliassime 6-1, 6-4. But Zverev's loss and a 6-3, 7-6 (4) doubles win for Shapovalov and Auger-Aliassime over Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies gave Canada the win. With a 2-1 record in pool play, Canada can still quality for the quarterfinals as one of the best two group runners-up. Zverev has 31 double faults in 31 service games in the tournament. He said an offseason exhibition tour in South America with Roger Federer left him behind in his preparations. “I had like five days less than I normally have ... I didn't practice a lot of tennis," he said. “You can see that on the tennis court. There are a lot of things that I still need to improve.” In the night match at Perth, Italy took a winning 2-0 lead over the United States. Fabio Fognini beat John Isner 6-4, 7-6 (5) and Stefano Travaglia defeated Taylor Fritz 7-6 (3), 7-6 (1). The six group winners and two best second-place finishers advance. Two quarterfinals are set for Thursday and two more on Friday. The semifinals are on Saturday and the final on Sunday at Ken Rosewall Arena......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 7th, 2020Related News

Bush fire visible in Chile, Argentina

Santiago---The cloud of smoke caused by raging bush fires in Australia has been spotted more than 12,000 kilometers away in Chile and Argentina, weather authorities in the South American countries said on Monday......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJan 7th, 2020Related News

Australian bushfire cloud visible in Chile, Argentina

The cloud of smoke caused by raging bushfires in Australia has been spotted more than 12,000 kilometers (7,400 miles) away in Chile and Argentina, weather authorities in the South American countries said on Monday. In the early hours “the effect was seen in the sun through red tones. This effect was produced by a cloud […] The post Australian bushfire cloud visible in Chile, Argentina appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2020Related News

Nadal secures Spain s victory at ATP Cup; Croatia, Japan win

By John Pye, Associated Press BRISBANE, Australia (AP) — Weeks after leading Spain to a Davis Cup title, Rafael Nadal is doing his best to do it again at the the ATP Cup, the newest of the men's international team competitions. The top-ranked Nadal beat Pablo Cuevas 6-2, 6-1 in Perth on Monday to secure Spain's win in the best-of-three encounter against Uruguay ahead of the doubles. Spain now has two wins from two starts in Group B and next faces unbeaten Japan to determine first place and automatic qualification for the playoffs in Sydney. Roberto Bautista Agut was equally ruthless in getting Spain started when he beat unranked 19-year-old Franco Roncadelli 6-1, 6-2. Nadal won his fourth title in the Davis Cup, the traditional men's team competition, in November. He said he thrives in the team environment. The six group winners and the two best second-place teams qualify for the quarterfinals. Second-ranked Novak Djokovic gave Serbia a shot at a second victory when he extended his tour-level unbeaten streak against Gael Monfils to 16 wins with a 6-3, 6-2 victory in Brisbane. Benoit Paire had given France the lead with a 6-2, 5-7 (6), 6-4 win in his singles against Dusan Lajovic. The Group A match will now be decided by doubles. In Sydney, Austria clinched victory over Argentina with wins in both singles matches. Fourth-ranked Dominic Thiem beat Diego Schwartzman 6-3, 7-6 (3) after Dennis Novak rallied from a slow start to beat Guido Pella 0-6, 6-4, 6-4. Both countries are 1-1 in the Group E standings, which are led by unbeaten Croatia. Novak, ranked No. 101, said a few pointers from Austria captain Thomas Muster helped calm him down after the first set. "After the first set I went to a break with Thomas, and I came out and changed a little bit my game and fought back," Novak said. “I think at the end I played really good tennis." Former U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic had too much experience for No. 448-ranked Kacper Zuk, setting up Croatia's victory over Poland with a 7-6 (8), 6-4 win. Cilic, who has a career-high ranking of No. 3 but slipped to 38 after an injury-shortened 2019 season, was only able to convert one of his 13 break-point chances against Zuk, who was making his tour-level debut. Hubert Hurkacz beat Borna Coric 6-2, 6-2 to split the singles results, but Croatia pair Ivan Dodig and Nikola Mektic clinched the encounter with a 6-2, 6-1 win in the doubles over Hurkacz and Lukasz Kubot. "If I have to pick some things that I need to do better, it's just converting break points. I had a lot of them," Cilic said. “Otherwise, I felt that the level was quite good.” Two-time Grand Slam finalist Kevin Anderson led South Africa to victory over Chile in Group A in Brisbane, keeping his team in contention for the playoffs despite an opening loss to Serbia, and Japan clinched its second straight win with victory in both singles matches against Georgia in Perth. Anderson, who is coming off a six-month injury layoff and pushed Djokovic in two tight sets over the weekend, outclassed Cristian Garin 6-0, 6-3 after Lloyd Harris beat Nicolas Jarry 6-4, 6-4. The South African doubles combination made it a 3-0 sweep. Anderson said the goal was now to win the last round of the group stage to have a chance of reaching the quarterfinals, which start Thursday in Sydney. “We had to get a win today, so we were able to do that,” Anderson said. "Some of it is out of our hands as well, already having, well, taking the loss against Serbia. “We'll bring back our full intensity for our match against France.” Japan followed up its 3-0 sweep against Uruguay with its win over Georgia. Go Soeda beat Aleksandre Metreveli 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 and Yoshihito Nishioka upset No. 26-ranked Nikoloz Basilashvili 6-2, 6-3. Georgia won the doubles to make the final result 2-1......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 6th, 2020Related News

Djokovic tows Serbia in ATP Cup

BRISBANE, Australia (AP) – Novak Djokovic got more than he bargained for in his first competitive match of 2020 before fending off Kevin Anderson 7-6 (5), 7-6 (6) late Saturday to secure Serbia’s win over South Africa at the ATP Cup. The No. 2-ranked Djokovic, winner of a record seven Australian Open titles, was able […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 5th, 2020Related News