first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Approximately 2 1/2 years away from Tokyo’s second Olympics, Coates said he is pleased with the progress organizers have made with the building of venues despite some initial delays on the new national stadium.“It’s not an area that I have any concern,” Coates said. “You are making all your deadlines in construction and I see no reason why in a country as sophisticated that won’t continue to be the case.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Tsukii seizes kumite Gold, focuses on making Olympics next PLAY LIST 01:24Tsukii seizes kumite Gold, focuses on making Olympics next02:26Hidilyn Diaz on pace for Tokyo 202000:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 LATEST STORIES “You’ve got legislation with the parliament to further strengthen your anti-doping regime so I don’t think you need to hold any fears about the anti-doping environment that the organizing committee, Japan sports and the government will provide,” Coates said on the final day of a three-day evaluation of Tokyo’s preparations.Coates said Japanese organizers have fulfilled their obligations to provide anti-doping at the highest level with an accredited laboratory.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense“We can’t be relaxed but you’ve certainly laid the groundwork for many, many years for an anti-doping system for the Tokyo Games that will be of the highest integrity,” said Coates, who chairs the 2020 coordination commission.Coates’ comments come after the IOC ruled last week that all Russians must compete under the Olympic flag as “Olympic Athletes from Russia” at the upcoming Pyeongchang Games following accusations of a state-sponsored doping scheme at the 2014 Sochi Games. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Despite the ban, Russian officials still expect more than 200 of their athletes to compete in South Korea.Coates also spoke about the need for Tokyo organizers to cut costs for the games.The IOC is seeking to make the games more affordable as part of President Thomas Bach’s “Agenda 2020” reforms. In a bid to cut costs, Tokyo organizers have moved several events to existing facilities in neighboring prefectures.Coates said the final budget for Tokyo — which is projected at $12 billion — can be sliced by another $1 billion, a reduction that was relayed to the organizing committee during the previous project review in October.A second version of the budget is set to be released later this month.“There’s something like 900 major contracts involved in delivering the games,” Coates said. “So there is a lot of procurement that is taking place and we have to make sure that procurement is at competitive prices.”ADVERTISEMENT Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Froome found to have double the legal limit of asthma drug MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. International Olympic Committee (IOC) Vice President John Coates, left, speaks with Tokyo 2020 Olympics President Yoshiro Mori during a joint press conference in Tokyo, Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)TOKYO — The International Olympic Committee expects Japan to lead the way against doping when Tokyo hosts the 2020 Olympics.IOC vice president John Coates said Wednesday that Japan had “one of the finest records” in the world when it comes to the fight against doping.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View comments Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcanolast_img read more


first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scott scores 18 in Wizards’ win over short-handed Magic View comments LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I had the opportunity to coach Kyrie Irving at the same age, and he was similar like that before he got hurt,” Collins said, remembering a younger version of the NBA All-Star. “There was just a maturity to his game that he had. He knew how to change speeds. He looked like a veteran from day one and that’s how Trae is out there. He plays at his pace. He knows where he wants to go.“He looks like he really enjoys playing with these guys. It’s really fun to watch but not fun to play against.”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 folkYoung burned Collins’ Wildcats for 25 points and 10 assists in the first half of a 104-78 win on Friday. The freshman finished with 31 points and 12 assists.It was another stellar night in a string of big games for the 6-foot-2 guard, who is bringing his hometown team back to national prominence. The Sooners struggled to an 11-20 record a year ago, but they look more like the team that went to the 2016 Final Four at the moment. 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 Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Young leads the nation in scoring and assists. The Norman North High graduate has the locals buzzing, too. Friday night’s crowd of 11,259 was the biggest for a non-conference game at the Lloyd Noble Center since 2008, when Blake Griffin played for the Sooners.“When you’re winning, that’s the main thing,” he said. “This is fun. The crowd, it’s continuing to grow. They played a huge, huge role tonight. The way we jumped out right out the gates, you can just tell — this is the best time to be a Sooner.”Young scored 43 points in a win over Oregon. He had 29 points and 10 assists in a win over then-No. 3 Wichita State and 29 points and nine assists in a victory against then-No. 25 Southern California. But he really captured the attention of college basketball fans across the country when he tied an NCAA record with 22 assists against Northwestern State on Tuesday. He also had 26 points in the 105-68 win.“Obviously Trae’s ability to dictate and attack from the backcourt — that frees up a lot of other people,” Oklahoma coach Lon Kruger said. “Trae is shooting the ball well. Guys are comfortable making the extra pass. Moving the ball well. Good spacing. Making good basketball plays. They have done a good job of that.”Young shoots out beyond 25 feet with ease. He is fast and quick with rare court vision. It adds up to one difficult package for opponents.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals MOST READ “With how deep he can shoot it from, you have to extend out on him, and then it just opens the floor,” Collins said. “He does a great job. He changes speeds well and he is shifty. And so the moment you are kind of a little off balance, he does a great job getting into your body and kind of playing off your movements. He’s got incredible vision. I always knew he was an incredible scorer. But the one thing I think he is underrated is his ability to pass. I thought he made some great passes and found guys.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Oklahoma guard Trae Young celebrates after a fast-break basket against Northwestern during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Norman, Okla., Friday, Dec. 22, 2017. (AP Photo/Tyler Drabek)NORMAN, Okla. — Trae Young is picking up admirers with every dynamic performance for No. 17 Oklahoma.Check out this testimonial from Northwestern coach Chris Collins.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more


first_imgIn Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Guardiola has already won domestic titles with Barcelona and Bayern, but he’s won the Champions League only with the Catalan club.European duties are next for City and a return to Merseyside for Wednesday’s Champions League quarterfinal first leg against Liverpool, which inflicted City’s only league loss so far this season.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 crownLast season, Everton was the scene of Guardiola’s heaviest league defeat at City but there was never any chance of that 4-0 reverse being repeated on Saturday.City had 82 percent possession in the first half yet incredibly managed only three shots on target. Unfortunately for Everton three was all they needed. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Manchester City’s Leroy Sane, centre, celebrates with team mates after scoring his side’s first goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Everton and Manchester City at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Saturday, March 31, 2018. (AP Photo/Rui Vieira)LIVERPOOL, England — Manchester City cruised past Everton 3-1 to ensure Pep Guardiola can seal his first English Premier League title by beating Manchester United next Saturday.Goals from Leroy Sane, Gabriel Jesus, and Raheem Sterling set up the chance for City to become the quickest side to clinch the Premier League with six matches remaining. A win next week will beat United’s 2000-01 season record by one game.ADVERTISEMENT Breaking the standoff Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES For all the dominance, City’s greatest threat was on the counterattack. When City’s players burst forward again in a three-on-three in the 37th, Silva made the most of what was possibly a favorable offside decision to slide in a pass for Sterling’s 21st of the season.Having seen Everton complete just 59 passes — City midfielder Fernandinho was successful with 62 just by himself — a number of fans in the Gwladys Street and Park End opted not to return for the second half with pockets of blue seats clearly visible.They missed Bolasie beat goalkeeper Ederson from distance, via the foot of both posts just past the hour. It was also shortly after Tom Davies replaced Rooney to add some much-needed drive to midfield.But City still coasted to victory despite never getting out of second gear after the break. A 13th away league victory of the season set a new club record for City. Now there’s just the trophy to secure.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 MOST READ Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sam Allardyce’s tactics and team selection, with the pedestrian pair of Morgan Schneiderlin and Wayne Rooney on defensive midfield duties giving their mercurial visitors all the encouragement they needed, looked confused.When they actually got out onto the pitch it was even more evident once City started pinging the passes around and Guardiola’s plan of having only three men in the penalty area for attacking corners resulted in plenty of head-scratching among Everton’s defensive ranks.Less than four minutes had elapsed when they were exposed for the first of many occasions as Sane walloped home a left-footed volley from David Silva’s far-post cross.The hosts had the chance for a quick response but Yannick Bolasie wastefully headed over from Theo Walcott’s cutback.To emphasize just how significant a moment it was, City went straight down the other end with Kevin de Bruyne breaking forward to cross for Gabriel Jesus to head home.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more


first_imgPacers’ Oladipo is NBA Most Improved Player MOST READ Gobert anchored a Jazz defense that ranked second in the NBA in defensive rating.He beat out Anthony Davis of New Orleans and Joel Embiid of Philadelphia.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 crown Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina LATEST STORIES 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’ Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95center_img Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trial Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan Rudy Gobert, of the Utah Jazz, accepts the defensive player of the year award at the NBA Awards on Monday, June 25, 2018, at the Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz is the NBA’s Defensive Player of the Year.The center was the leading vote-getter for the league’s All-Defensive first team.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more


first_imgGov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal MOST READ Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? ‘Bata’ Reyes bows to Vietnamese foe for another SEA Games bronze PLAY LIST 02:02‘Bata’ Reyes bows to Vietnamese foe for another SEA Games bronze01:38SEA Games 2019: Filipina fencers bag gold medal in team epee02:00SEA Games 2019 police assessment as of Dec. 502:14Carpio 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 Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins He secured third spot behind Malaysia’s Mahamad Fathil Mohd Qabil Ambak, in silver position with 76.620, and Hong Kong’s Jacqueline Wing Ying Siu, who topped the podium with 77.045.Kim also picked up a silver medal in the team dressage earlier this week.Choi — nicknamed “Rasputin” for her influence over the then-president — was found guilty of abuse of power, bribery and interfering in government business earlier this year.Chung, who herself became caught up in the scandal and was extradited from Denmark, has said she had no knowledge of the “special treatment” she allegedly received.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Peza offers relief to ecozone firms South Korea’s Kim Hyeok competes in the dressage individual intermediate 1 freestyle event at the equestrian competition at the 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta on August 23, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / Arief BagusA South Korean athlete who was left out of the Asian Games squad four years ago to make way for the horse-riding daughter of the country’s “Rasputin” bagged bronze in the individual dressage on Thursday.Kim Hyeok told AFP that his brush with Chung Yoo-ra, the child of a woman jailed alongside former president Park Geun-hye in a massive corruption scandal, had made him tougher at this year’s Asiad in Jakarta.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Vietnamese women row to first Asian Games gold “It was difficult four years ago because I trained a lot,” Kim, 23, said.“But I didn’t think about those events today. I am better than four years ago and those events have made me stronger.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Electronics giant Samsung paid for some 3.65 billion won ($3.25 million) worth of horses and equestrian training for Chung, now 21, in what prosecutors said was an attempt to bribe her powerful mother Choi Soon-sil, a close confidante of the then-president.The revelations were part of an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the country and toppled ex-president Park. DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced In qualifiers for the 2014 Asian Games, Chung was selected for the regional Olympics held in her home country but Kim finished in fifth place — and missed out.Chung made mistakes during qualification but South Korean media reported these were deliberately overlooked.Chung, known for her lavish lifestyle in Europe, went on to win a gold medal in the team dressage, but did not make the podium in the individual event.Kim, frustrated at missing out in such murky circumstances, considered quitting.“I stopped for a month but then I restarted and I have been training very hard since then,” he said after clocking a score of 75.705.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more


first_img“I think I was just tired from the last couple of matches,” he said after his 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 defeat to Djokovic. “I tried to give 100 percent but he was playing very solid.“Maybe if he wasn’t Novak I might have had a chance, but he was playing great tennis today. Serve, return, groundstrokes — he was playing aggressive and I didn’t have much energy to stay with him.”ADVERTISEMENT Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Hot start as UP routs UE to get UAAP campaign going LATEST STORIES Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, shakes hands with Kei Nishikori, of Japan, after Djokovic defeated Nishikori during the semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)Kei Nishikori stumbled into a buzzsaw in the shape of Novak Djokovic on Friday, but the Japanese star leaves the US Open pleased with a semi-final run one year after missing the tournament through injury.“It was very good,” he said of his two weeks in Flushing Meadows. “Maybe not today, but the last couple of matches I played great tennis, beat a couple of good guys.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college 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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal “I’m really happy to be in the semis again. Could have been better playing the final again, but maybe the my next chance.”Nishikori made history in reaching the 2014 US Open final, but said he could hardly bring himself to watch last year’s tournament as he battled a wrist injury that brought his 2017 season to a premature close.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’He has slowly made his way back in 2018, gradually gaining confidence with a quarter-final run at Wimbledon and his last-four appearance here.He dug deep for a five-set victory over Marin seventh-seeded Cilic in the quarterfinal and may have still been feeling the effects against Djokovic. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View commentslast_img read more


first_imgCarpio 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 Naomi Osaka jumped 12 places to a career-high No. 7 in the WTA standings thanks to her first Grand Slam title. The runner-up, Serena Williams, is back in the top 20 at No. 16, after being No. 26 before the U.S. Open — and outside the top 400 as recently as May, following the former No. 1’s time away because she had a baby.Djokovic’s rise from No. 6 thanks to claiming his 14th Grand Slam title continues his own steady progress in recent months. After having elbow surgery in February and starting the season 6-6, he fell to No. 22 in May, his first time out of the top 20 since 2006.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissBut with consecutive major trophies at Wimbledon and Flushing Meadows, where he beat Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets in Sunday’s final, Djokovic returns to the top three after being out of that range since June 2017. He can also take aim at trying to finish the season at No. 1, something he did in 2011, 2012, 2014 and 2015.“Now we can expect him to really challenge to be No. 1 by end of the year,” said Djokovic’s coach, Marian Vajda. “But it’s still far away.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, holds the championship trophy after defeating Juan Martin del Potro, of Argentina, in the men’s final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)NEW YORK — The Big 3 is once again 1-2-3.Novak Djokovic’s U.S. Open title moved him up three spots to No. 3 in the ATP rankings Monday, behind Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, making that trio the top three for the first time in 3½ years.ADVERTISEMENT Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Nadal stayed at No. 1 despite retiring from his semifinal last week, and Federer remained No. 2 after a fourth-round loss in New York. Nadal, Federer and Djokovic last occupied the top three spots in the rankings in April 2015.They are also atop another important ranking: most career Grand Slam titles by a man. Federer holds the record of 20, followed by Nadal with 17, and Djokovic, who equaled Pete Sampras at 14.Some strong showings at the U.S. Open helped several men achieve career-best rankings, including Borna Coric to No. 18, Karen Khachanov to No. 25 and John Millman — who upset Federer — to No. 37.Osaka’s top-10 debut makes her the highest-ranked Japanese woman since Kimiko Date in October 1996.Also marking a career-best ranking Monday is Caroline Garcia, who rose to No. 4, the highest for a woman from France since Amelie Mauresmo held that same spot in June 2007.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Sloane Stephens, who won last year’s U.S. Open and lost in the quarterfinals last week, dropped from No. 3 to No. 9.No. 1 Simona Halep retained the top spot even though she became the first No. 1 seed to lose in the first round of the U.S. Open, and Caroline Wozniacki stayed at No. 2 after her second-round exit. Angelique Kerber went from No. 4 to No. 3.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Governing body defends umpire after Serena Williams flap Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments LATEST STORIESlast_img read more


first_imgLuol Deng joins Thibodeau at Timberwolves Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Shaw’s head bounced hard on the ground after colliding with Spain defender Dani Carvajal in a second-half incident at Wembley Stadium. He received treatment for several minutes on the field before being taken off wearing an oxygen mask.Southgate says Shaw “was knocked out before he hit the floor.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissEngland plays Switzerland in a friendly on Tuesday, looking to end a national record-tying run of three straight losses. LATEST STORIES Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. England’s Luke Shaw is carried off the pitch on a stretcher after he injured himself during the UEFA Nations League soccer match between England and Spain at Wembley stadium in London, Saturday Sept. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)LEICESTER, England — Luke Shaw has returned to Manchester United for further assessment after losing consciousness following a bang to his head during England’s match against Spain in the UEFA Nations League on Saturday.England coach Gareth Southgate says the defender will follow concussion protocols and be inactive for seven days “but he should be back in the fold as soon as that’s done.”ADVERTISEMENT View comments Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plumcenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil MOST READ 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 Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlelast_img read more


first_imgTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Patterson, who averaged 45 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists in the latest Chinese CBA season, is just the latest visitor in a tangle over a traveling pet.Tennis great Martina Navratilova has been a critic of Australian laws that don’t allow pets in aircraft cabins.Australia’s ex-Deputy Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce was perhaps best known abroad for the tough stance he took on Johnny Depp’s pet dogs Pistol and Boo. Joyce threatened to have the Yorkshire terriers euthanized after saying they were smuggled into Australia in 2014 where Depp was filming the fifth installment of the “Pirates of the Caribbean” movie series.Depp’s then-wife Amber Heard pleaded guilty to falsifying an immigration document to conceal the dogs in a private jet. She avoided jail under a deal that included Heard and Depp appearing in an awkward video warning against others breaking Australia’s strict quarantine laws.Patterson, meanwhile, could make his first start for Brisbane on Sunday against Adelaide.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next FILE–In this Jan. 25, 2016, file photo Atlanta Hawks guard Lamar Patterson stand on the court in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Denver. Australian National Basketball League Brisbane Bullets recruit Lamar Patterson was briefly detained after landing in Brisbane on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018, with his dog, Kobe. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski, File)BRISBANE, Australia — No matter what Lamar Patterson does for the Brisbane Bullets on the basketball court, he can expect to be dogged by questions about Kobe.The ex-Atlanta Hawks player flew into Brisbane with his French bulldog placed inside his hand luggage and ran afoul of Australia’s quarantine laws.ADVERTISEMENT Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title U.S. basketballer Lamar Patterson has been detained after he attempted to bring his dog into Australia in his hand luggage! 😳 #sun7 pic.twitter.com/948I5uMPUA— Sunrise (@sunriseon7) November 1, 2018 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Thunder rally from 19 down to frustrate Hornetscenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ LATEST STORIES Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Officials said the cabin crew on Patterson’s Qantas flight from Los Angeles failed to notice that the dog was on board without an import permit.The Bullets, who play in the National Basketball League, say it was an innocent mistake, not a deliberate attempt to flout Australia’s strict quarantine laws.Patterson said the only reason a well-behaved Kobe was discovered was because he barked at customs search dogs at Brisbane airport. And Patterson was surprised by all the fuss.“If this is big news then Australia is an amazing place to live at,” Patterson told a news conference on Friday. “It was on my ticket that I was travelling with a pet, even my return ticket. It was a miscommunication with the airlines.”ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal 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 The Bullets recruit was briefly detained after landing in Brisbane on Thursday with his dog, Kobe.The 27-year-old Patterson, who has had seasons in Turkey, Italy and China, has since been released from airport custody. But Kobe was kept in quarantine and was sent home Friday, Australia’s agriculture department said.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chrisslast_img read more


first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netNational team coach Yeng Guiao on Tuesday announced the 20-man pool for the fifth window of the Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers beginning later this month.Guiao pulled out several surprises with the inclusion of young guns Ricci Rivero and Kai Sotto as well as old timers in LA Tenorio and Arwind Santos.ADVERTISEMENT Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 LATEST STORIES Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlecenter_img The Philippines host two games to begin the fifth window as it plays Kazakhstan on November 30 before taking on Iran on December 3.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? PH Badminton Association aims to develop grassroots, nat’l team thru tournaments Bannering the pool are big men June Mar Fajardo and Greg Slaughter, who are making their return to the national team coming off injuries.Andray Blatche was also excluded from the 20-man pool with Guiao going for Christian Standhardinger and Stanley Pringle as his two choices to be the team’s naturalized player.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissVeteran internationalists Jayson Castro, Gabe Norwood and Japeth Aguilar got another call-up along with Paul Lee and Beau Belga.Completing the pool are Scottie Thompson, Matthew Wright, Alex Cabagnot, Troy Rosario and Marcio Lassiter, JP Erram and Ian Sangalang. Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taallast_img read more