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UK Minister, PH Officials Discuss Vaccines, Economic Ties

Foreign Affairs Secretary Teodoro L. Locsin Jr. met on Friday with the United Kingdom Foreign, Commonwealth, and Development Office (FCDO) Minister for Asia Nigel Adams, MP, who is visiting the Philippines for the first time. The two officials discussed various aspects of Philippines-UK bilateral relations, including economic cooperation and the situation of overseas Filipino health […].....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: EditorialNov 21st, 2020Related News

Make no Bones about it

Former WBA superbantamweight champion Clarence (Bones) Adams took over training WBO bantamweight titleholder Johnriel Casimero in Las Vegas from Nonoy Neri, who flew back home last July, and was the Ormoc City brawler’s chief cornerman when he disposed of Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in Connecticut two months ago......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsNov 2nd, 2020Related News

‘Bully’ na security guard binaril ng kapwa sekyu

Patay ang isa umanong kilalang ‘bully’ na security guard matapos na barilin ng kapwa security guard sa loob ng isang warehouse ng bigas sa Tondo, Maynila, Sabado ng gabi. Kinilala ng MPD-Homicide section ang biktima na si Steven Morales, 41, isang security guard ng RAN-PMC Compound at residente ng No.27 st. Anthony Phase 2-A Antipolo […] The post ‘Bully’ na security guard binaril ng kapwa sekyu appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsOct 18th, 2020Related News

LeBron uses star power to address voting rights

Cleveland—New Cleveland resident Steven Catudal was eager to register to vote in his adopted state of Ohio. He found an unlikely ally to thank for smoothing that process during a turbulent election year: basketball superstar LeBron James......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsSep 29th, 2020Related News

Casimero picked over Micah

WBO bantamweight champion JohnRiel Casimero is a solid 7-1 favorite to dispose of unbeaten Ghanaian challenger Duke Micah in their scheduled 12-round title fight on Showtime pay-per-view at the Mohegan Sun Hotel and Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, this morning (Manila time) with the Ormoc slugger’s trainer Clarence (Bones) Adams predicting a knockout within five rounds......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 26th, 2020Related News

Bones to work Casimero’s corner

Former WBA superbantamweight champion Clarence Adams will be the chief second in WBO bantamweight titleholder JohnRiel Casimero’s corner when the Ormoc slugger stakes his crown against unbeaten No. 11 contender Duke Micah of Ghana in Connecticut on Sept. 26 and MP Promotions head Sean Gibbons said yesterday they’re perfect for each other......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsSep 12th, 2020Related News

Schroder, Paul help OKC over Houston 119-107 in OT

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — Dennis Schroder scored 29 points, Chris Paul added 26 points and the Oklahoma City Thunder dominated in overtime to beat the Houston Rockets 119-107 on Saturday night (Sunday in the Philippines) and cut their deficit in the first-round series to 2-1. James Harden scored 38 points for Houston, but fouled out 53 seconds into overtime — the first time he's fouled out this season. The Thunder scored the first 12 points of overtime, powered by two 3-pointers from Paul, to take a 116-104 lead. Houston missed its first seven shots of overtime before Danuel House made a 3-pointer with less than a minute left. By then it was too late. Game 4 of the best-of-seven series is Monday. The Thunder had a balanced scoring attack, with Shai Gilgeous-Alexander adding 23 points and Danilo Gallinari had 20. Paul made a basket to putt the Thunder within three, House then stepped out of bounds to give the Thunder the ball back. A layup by Steven Adams cut it to 102-101 with less than 30 seconds to go in the fourth. Paul and Harden got tangled up with Harden before the ball was thrown inbounds. Harden made a free throw., but Houston turned it over. Gilgeous-Alexander put Oklahoma City up 104-103 with a 3 from the corner on an assist by Paul with 14.3 seconds left. House made a three throw to tie, but missed the second. Paul’s reverse layup rolled across the rim and out to send it to overtime. Jeff Green had 22 points for the Rockets. They have played the entire series without Russell Westbrook, who is out with a strained right quadriceps. TIP-INS Rockets: Coach Mike D’Antoni said Westbrook is improving and did some shooting at practice on Friday. But he still isn’t sure when he’ll return. ... Houston made 15 of 50 3-pointers. Thunder: Adams left the game late with a bruise on his right knee. He had 13 rebounds. UP NEXT Following Monday’s game (Tuesday in the Philippines), Game 5 is Wednesday (Thursday in the Philippines).....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsAug 23rd, 2020Related News

On burrowed time: hunting with Ireland s last rabbit catcher

Steven McGonigal crosses a pockmarked field in the north of Ireland with a box of unruly ferrets while his dog, Fudge, sniffs out rabbit warrens......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsAug 21st, 2020Related News

Talks stall again on US pandemic aid deal, as blame is traded over standoff

US Democrats and the White House were no closer to agreeing on a new emergency pandemic spending package Wednesday as Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin traded blame with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi over failed negotiations......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: NewsAug 13th, 2020Related News

Indians Bieber strikes out 13 against Twins to tie record

By The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland’s Shane Bieber tied the major league record for strikeouts in a pitcher’s first two starts of the season, punching out 13 Minnesota Twins over eight innings in the Indians’ 2-0 victory on Thursday night. Bieber (2-0) fanned 14 over six scoreless innings on Friday against Kansas City. His 27 strikeouts in the two games matched the record set by Karl Spooner of the Brooklyn Dodgers in September 1954 during the first two starts of his short career. Facing a Twins team that came in with the second-best run differential in baseball, Bieber allowed three singles in his eight innings. Francisco Lindor supplied all the offense Cleveland needed with a two-run homer in the third inning off Jose Berríos (0-1). After Jose Ramirez singled with two outs, Berrios left an 0-2 pitch up over the plate, and Lindor drove it over the fence in right for his second homer of the season. YANKEES 8, ORIOLES 6 BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning after New York blew an early five-run lead, and the Yankees swept an impromptu two-game series. Luke Voit hit his first career grand slam for the Yankees, who stretched their winning streak against Baltimore to 18 games and notched their 17th consecutive victory at Camden Yards. New York has swept six straight series from the Orioles dating to early last year. Judge’s second homer in two games — a no-doubt shot to left off Cole Sulser (0-1) — came after Pedro Severino put Baltimore in front with a two-run drive in the eighth against Jonathan Loaisiga (1-0). Zack Britton worked the ninth for his second save. After Voit connected in a five-run first inning against John Means, Hanser Alberto hit a two-run drive in the bottom half off J.A. Happ. Rio Ruiz homered for the third time in five games with a man on in the second to cut the deficit to 5-4. RED SOX 4, METS 2 NEW YORK (AP) — Christian Vázquez hit two more homers and Martín Pérez gave Boston’s patchwork rotation a much-needed lift. Pérez (1-1) overcame four walks and some shaky defense behind him, allowing only two hits while striking out five in 5 2/3 innings for his first win with the Red Sox. Vázquez connected twice off Steven Matz (0-1), including a two-run shot on an 0-2 pitch in the fourth that put Boston ahead 3-2. Boston loaded the bases with nobody out in the ninth and added an insurance run when Edwin Díaz hit José Peraza with a pitch. Brandon Workman, on the mound for the third straight day after throwing 30 pitches Wednesday, got the last three outs for his second save — both in the last two nights. ROYALS 5, TIGERS 3 DETROIT (AP) — Trevor Rosenthal pitched a scoreless ninth for his first save since 2017 and Kansas City overcame Miguel Cabrera’s first multihomer game since 2016. Once a standout closer for St. Louis, Rosenthal has struggled with his health and his effectiveness in recent years, finishing 2019 with a 13.50 ERA in 22 appearances with the Nationals and Tigers. When he retired JaCoby Jones on a grounder to end the game, he gave his glove a little celebratory tap. The Royals' offense came through late. Whit Merrifield scored on Salvador Perez’s grounder to break a 2-all tie in the seventh. Bubba Starling added a double the following inning that gave Kansas City two insurance runs it ended up needing. Cabrera hit solo homers in the first and eighth, and Jonathan Schoop added one for Detroit in the fourth. It was Cabrera’s first multihomer game since Sept. 30, 2016 at Atlanta, and he’s gone deep three times in the first seven games this year after hitting only 12 home runs in 2019. Greg Holland (1-0) won in relief for the Royals, and Jose Cisnero (1-1) took the loss. BRAVES 2, RAYS 1 ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried retired Tampa Bay’s first 14 batters and combined with three relievers on a four-hitter to lead Atlanta. Dansby Swanson had a run-scoring single in Atlanta’s two-run second inning. Fried (1-0) struck out seven and walked one while allowing one run in 6 2/3 innings. The left-hander improved to 4-0 in four interleague starts. Luke Jackson, and Shane Greene combined for four outs before Mark Melancon pitched the ninth for his second save. Ryan Yarbrough (0-1) allowed two runs on only two hits with three walks in 6 1/3 innings. NATIONALS 6, BLUE JAYS 4 WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael A. Taylor’s second homer of the season helped the “visiting” Nationals knock around struggling Hyun-Jin Ryu and beat home-away-from-home Toronto before both teams head into a coronavirus-caused mini break. Kurt Suzuki delivered a two-run double and Asdrúbal Cabrera added an RBI double off Ryu (0-1), who gave up Taylor’s two-run shot to straightaway center that he celebrated with a socially distanced dugout dance in the fourth. Erick Fedde, making his second start in place of a sidelined Stephen Strasburg, gave up two runs in 3 1/3 innings. Ryne Harper (1-0) followed and got five outs for the win. Daniel Hudson pitched the ninth to earn his first save of the year. Nationals rookie third baseman Carter Kieboom reached base four times — two singles, two walks — and scored twice. Teoscar Hernández homered twice, giving him four during this four-game series at Washington, and Cavan Biggio hit a solo shot for Toronto. Neither team will play again until Tuesday, a four-day gap that is normally unheard of in baseball, where clubs can go weeks at a time without any respite......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 31st, 2020Related News

Adams predicts Donaire win by knockout

There’s no doubt in former US Olympic boxing coach Kenny Adams’ mind that Nonito Donaire Jr. will knock out defending WBC bantamweight champion Nordine Oubaali of France when they clash in a 12-round Showtime title bout at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut, on Dec. 12......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJul 26th, 2020Related News

PBA: Blackwater franchise for sale at P150 million

Blackwater's PBA franchise is up for sale. On Tuesday night, Philippine Star sports editor Nelson Beltran broke the story that the Elite are eyeing a PBA exit. In a report by Abac Cordero also for the Star, Blackwater team owner Dioceldo Sy bared that he's selling the Elite franchise for P150 million. "I’m open to entertain interested parties as it’s hard for me to continue supporting the PBA when my heart is no longer there,” Sy was quoted as saying. Blackwater entered the PBA during the 2014-2015 season as part of two expansion teams, the other being the Kia Sorento now known as the Terra Firma Dyip. In 15 conferences, the Elite only made the playoffs four times and never made it past the quarterfinals. The closest Blackwater got to the semis was last season in the Commissioner's Cup when the third-ranked Elite lost to Rain or Shine in Game 3 of their best-of-3 series. Recent team moves for Blackwater include drafting Maurice Shaw in the 2019 PBA Draft. The 35-year-old, 6'9" center was the second pick in the regular draft behind Roosevelt Adams for the Dyip. The Elite also tapped Nash Racela to take over as head coach after Aris Dimaunahan handled the team for most of 2019 under an interim basis. Blackwater was already in the news this week after Sy said on "Sports Page" by One Sports that the team has started to conduct workouts. However, this came before the PBA's official go-signal and in turn, the Elite were requested to provide explanation to the league and to the Games and Amusements Board.   — Follow this writer on Twitter, @paullintag8.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJul 16th, 2020Related News

Cagayan niyanig ng magnitude 5.4 lindol

NIYANIG ng magnitude 5.4 lindol ang Cagayan kagabi. Sa ikatlong update na inilabas ng Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology naramdaman ang lindol alas-7:54 ng gabi. Ang epicenter ng lindol ay 34 kilometro sa kanluran ng Calayan. May lalim itong 29 kilometro. Nagdulot ito ng Intensity V sa Calayan, Cagayan. Intensity IV sa Adams, Bangui, […] The post Cagayan niyanig ng magnitude 5.4 lindol appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJun 27th, 2020Related News

Fil-Am Girl Bags Youth Award in US

A 17-year old Filipino-American received an award in the United States for her “selfless dedication” and strong desire to give back to her community. Jeanelle Pua Mapili, a student from Adams High School in Rochester Hills, Michigan, was bestowed with the 2020 Youth Recognition Award by the board of directors of Rochester Area Youth Assistance […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsJun 19th, 2020Related News

Ilonggo film Azucar wins Best Feature Film in Turkey

Ilonggo film Azucar, written and directed by Kurt Steven Soberano (photo), won Best Feature Film at the 2020 Anatolia International Film Festival held in Istanbul City, Turkey, May 30 to 31......»»

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

Montero ng Kapuso actor binangga, 2 sugatan

Malubhang nasugatan ang driver at pahinante ng L300 van nang aksidenteng mabangga ang minamanehong Mitsubishi Montero ng Kapuso actor na si Ken Steven Chan sa Quezon City, Miyerkules ng hapon......»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJun 5th, 2020Related News

Men s tennis tour offers mental health support

The men’s professional tennis tour is offering mental health support to players by partnering with a group founded by former England and Arsenal soccer player Tony Adams. The ATP says it will be working with Adams’ Sporting Chance to provide a 24-7 helpline with therapists. The tour is also offering players and employees free subscriptions to Headspace, which offers content about mindfulness and meditation. ATP Chairman Andrea Gaudenzi says this sort of help is important during the current coronavirus outbreak. “Everyone has been adapting to periods of self-isolation and decreased physical activity during the pandemic,” Gaudenzi says, “but this can have a particularly detrimental effect on professional athletes who are used to particular training structure and playing day in day out.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 21st, 2020Related News

US risks ‘permanent damage’ from extended shutdown – Mnuchin

LOS ANGELES: The US economy risks suffering “permanent damage” the longer the lockdown to contain the COVID-19 pandemic drags on, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Tuesday. American families and businesses are feeling the pain amid the nationwide shutdowns, Mnuchin told a Senate committee, but reopening the economy will need to be done with caution. […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2020Related News

Canadian rocker Bryan Adams apologizes over ‘racist’ Covid-19 post

OTTAWA: Canadian rocker Bryan Adams apologized Tuesday after a backlash and accusations of anti-Chinese racism over his online rant about the pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week. The “Cuts Like a Knife” singer issued a statement offering “apologies to any and all that took offence to my posting yesterday,” adding: “I […].....»»

Source: Manilatimes_net Manilatimes_netCategory: NewsMay 13th, 2020Related News

Bryan Adams apologizes over racist rant

OTTAWA, Canada — Canadian rocker Bryan Adams apologized Tuesday after a backlash and accusations of anti-Chinese racism over his online rant about the pandemic forcing the cancellation of his London shows this week. The “Cuts Like a Knife” singer issued a statement offering “apologies to any and all that took offence to my posting yesterday,” adding: “I […] The post Bryan Adams apologizes over racist rant appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsMay 12th, 2020Related News