Tokyo Olympics: Rower Cris Nievarez advances to quarterfinals

Filipino rower Cris Nievarez kicked off the Philippines’ Olympic campaign by advancing to the quarterfinals in the Men’s Singles Sculls at the Sea Forest Waterway Friday morning. The 2019 Southeast Asian Games gold medalist clocked in 7:22.97 minutes for third place and moved on to the quarterfinals. Damir Martin of Croatia topped Heat 5 with […] The post Tokyo Olympics: Rower Cris Nievarez advances to quarterfinals appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsJul 23rd, 2021Related News

English pubs, clubs and shops rediscover lost freedoms

Thirsty punters, spendthrift shoppers and jubilant clubbers toasted England's "freedom day" easing of COVID restrictions on Monday, even as many others saw little to celebrate......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 20th, 2021Related News

Freedom’s meaning

Four hundred and eighty days since restrictions were imposed across the United Kingdom to limit the spread of COVID-19, most were lifted in England on Monday......»»

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UK health minister gets COVID ahead of freedom day

British Health Secretary Sajid Javid said on Saturday he had tested positive for COVID-19 and was self-isolating—just as his government prepared to jettison most pandemic restrictions in England......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 18th, 2021Related News

Facebook, Twitter vow to tackle racial abuse of England footballers

Facebook and Twitter said Monday they were scrambling to take down racially abusive comments directed at members of the England football team following a heartbreaking loss in Sunday's Euro 2020 final......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialJul 13th, 2021Related News

UK to restore our freedoms after COVID lockdown

Britain's government confirmed Monday it will press ahead with "Freedom Day" next week by lifting most pandemic curbs in England, but urged caution as experts warned that politicians were moving too fast......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsJul 13th, 2021Related News

Beyond football

For weeks, instead of the customary “Hello, how are you?” the national greeting in England was replaced by “It’s coming home!” It’s a reference to “Three Lions,” a song that’s been on everyone’s lips during the success of the England team at the Euros Championship......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJul 12th, 2021Related News

Italy inflict more penalty heartache on England to win Euro 2020 final

Italy inflicted more penalty heartache on England to win Sunday's Euro 2020 final 3-2 in a shoot-out, Bukayo Saka missing the decisive kick to deny the hosts after the game at Wembley had ended in a draining 1-1 draw through extra time......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 12th, 2021Related News

Eala, Nugroho blank foes, advance in Wimby girls& rsquo; doubles

Filipina tennis phenom and Globe ambassador Alex Eala together with Indonesian partner Priska Madelyn Nugroho moved on to the second round of the 2021 Wimbledon girls’ doubles tournament with a dominant 6-0, 6-0 victory over the pair of Japanese Erika Matsuda and American Valencia Xu at the at All England Club in London on Wednesday evening (Philippine time)......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJul 9th, 2021Related News

Euro 2021: when and where to see the semi-finals

England vs. Denmark and Spain vs. Italy. After nearly a month of football, Euro 2021 – whose official name is still European Football Championship 2020–.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 6th, 2021Related News

Grand Chess Tour resumes

The Grand Chess Tour third leg (Croatia rapid and blitz) will take place July 5-12 in Croatia’s capital city of Zagreb......»»

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Djokovic wins, Tsitsipas falls, Murray shines

London—Novak Djokovic got his bid for a sixth Wimbledon and record-equalling 20th Grand Slam title off to a winning start on Monday and then saw potential semi-final opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas crash out at a soggy All England Club......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJun 29th, 2021Related News

UK government says July 19 end of the line for virus curbs

The British government is intent on lifting all of England's coronavirus restrictions on July 19, Sajid Javid said Monday in his maiden speech to parliament as health secretary......»»

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“Mount? I think he was watching Netflix.”

still England You can’t count on Mason Mount or Ben Chilwell Until Monday, the date when it will be known if they can leave the.....»»

Source: Thedailyguardian ThedailyguardianCategory: NewsJun 26th, 2021Related News

The Delta variant

They were all ready to declare independence from the virus, but England’s plan to lift all COVID-19 restrictions on June 21 will not happen. Thanks to the Delta variant of the virus......»»

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Eala, partner barge into semis of French Open girls& rsquo; doubles

Filipina tennis star and Globe ambassador Alex Eala made her way back to the semifinals of the French Open, only this time in the girls’ doubles tournament, as she teamed up with Russian Oksana Selekhmeteva to defeat the fifth-seeded pair of Croatia's Petra Marcinko and Hungary's Natalia Szabanin, 7-6, 7-6, in a thrilling quarterfinal match on Thursday night (Philippine time) at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJun 12th, 2021Related News

Eala, partner enter semis

Filipina teen star Alex Eala has reached the French Open Final Four anew, this time in the girls’ doubles event after she and Russian partner Oksana Selekhmeteva fashioned out a 7-6 (7), 7-6 (5) victory over Croatia’s Petra Marcinko and Hungary’s Natalia Szabanin Thursday in Paris......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJun 11th, 2021Related News

Gomez kisses bid goodbye in World Pool

Filipino ace Roberto Gomez failed to sustain the charge as he dropped a 7-11 loss to American Skyler Woodward to bow out of the World Pool Championship Wednesday night in Milton Keynes, England......»»

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Gomez in chase of World Pool title

Roberto Gomez kept the Philippine flag flying in the 2021 World Pool Championship, barging into Round-of-16 after back-to-back victories Tuesday night at Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes, England......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJun 10th, 2021Related News

‘Superman’ Gomez advances to Last 16 at World Pool tourney

By JONAS TERRADO Roberto Gomez won a pair of knockout matches to reach the last 16 of the World Pool Championship in Milton Keynes, England. Gomez rolled past South African Muhummed Daydat, 11-2, before defeating Singaporean Aloysius Yapp a few hours later, 11-7. The only Filipino left following the early exit of Jeff de Luna, […].....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialJun 9th, 2021Related News