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first_imgCarlos Martínez, Spanish coach of the Russian Daria Kasatkina, has organized a charity tennis tournament wherein so far there are ten players listed among the many prime 100 to arrange for the return to the WTA circuit. The tournament could be held on the Mollet Tennis Membership (Mollet del Vallés, Barcelona), the place the coach has his competitors group, with the “all towards all” system, which might guarantee a minimal of seven matches for every participant.“I’m at the moment coaching Daria Kasatkina, quantity 66 of the WTA, and I noticed that one of many issues that we’ll have when the circuit opens, would be the lack of filming and aggressive matches“Martinez, director of the CMC Competitors tennis competitors group, identified in a notice. Amongst those that initially seem as contributors are Kasatkina, the Spanish Carla Suárez, Paula Badosa and Sara Sorribes, and the Italian Sara Errani. “We’ve been unable to coach for a lot of days and this might be a drag on our return to competitors. However not just for my players, but in addition for the remainder of the circuit“He provides. Every thing raised on this tournament might be donated to a charitable trigger.” I need to thank all of the expressions of assist and predisposition from each the players and their coaches to take part within the tournament. Having the ability to compete towards the most effective players on the circuit is all the time a stimulus and extra on this period. As well as, they’re conscious that behind there may be a good solidarity trigger“Martinez feedback.The tournament is scheduled for the top of July, and in concept it might serve the players to arrange for the US Open, which is initially held from August 24 to September 13. “Neither the dates nor the players are 100% confirmed, in addition to the floor, since, if the US Open shouldn’t be lastly disputed, we might change to clay, if Roland Garros is well known, “warns Martínez.“From the start, we’re clear that it’s a solidarity tournament and the whole lot raised should go to a good trigger. The players realize it too“added the coach.” We’re a small membership and the little cash we are able to increase, we are going to dedicate it fully to a charitable trigger. We’ll speak with the Metropolis Council to determine the place we’re going to allocate it. Hopefully collectively we are able to make a nice contribution. “last_img read more

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first_imgFormer Holy Trinity High School footballer, Jordan Foote, lost his battle with bone cancer this morning. Foote who had his leg amputated last December died at 10 o’clock in the University Hospital of the West Indies. His mother, Nadine Sutherland, said the 18-year-old died with members of his family by his side. “His last moment was peaceful as he saw everybody he wanted to see,” she explained. Foote passed away in the company of his mother, brothers, cousins and his former coach Devon Anderson.last_img

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first_img“Yes, for all intents and purposes, it will be his biggest test,” Victolero said “In that game, we will see how far he can carry us. But right now, I think he (Hill) is still OK for the team.”Ginebra is tall, beefy and can be as physical as any team in the conference, and coach Tim Cone has been known to take advantage of the weaknesses of his opponents.Meanwhile, Larry Fonacier, in just his third game reunited with coach Yeng Guiao at NLEX, was named the PBA Press Corps’ Player of the Week for the period covering Aug. 21 to 27.Fonacier scored 16 points and had four rebounds to help the Road Warriors clip San Miguel, 103-100, also on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Malcolm Hill has been scoring well, but in an 88-92 loss to the Elasto Painters in a game that was physical, to say the least, all the kinks in the young former Illinois star’s armor surfaced.After the loss, coach Chito Victolero said Hill, who is in his first professional stint and is fresh out of college, is “still OK as far as I am concerned.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Hill fired 28 points and had 20 rebounds against the Painters, but clearly doesn’t have the physical strength to go up against the likes of powerhouse teams’ imports like San Miguel’s Wendell McKines, Barangay Ginebra’s Justin Brownlee and Meralco’s Allen Durham.Victolero admitted that Hill will be put to a test, that would more or less determine whether he stays or goes, when the Hotshots clash with the Gin Kings this Sunday at Smart Araneta Coliseum. MOST READ Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Star, a legitimate threat to San Miguel Beer’s Grand Slam chase took a major hit on Sunday night, when the Hotshots saw a four-game winning streak in the PBA Governors’ Cup come to a screeching halt against Rain or Shine.After the Hotshots paraded the menacing and dominating Ricardo Ratliffe to take the Beermen to the distance in the Commissioner’s Cup’s Final Four, Star was expected to tap a reinforcement of equal—if not better—talent to prepare for San Miguel in the season-closing conference.ADVERTISEMENT Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball PLAY LIST 05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Team PH girds for ‘Aftermath Games’ View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

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first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ 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 Ceres-Negros stays on top View comments Cleveland Cavaliers forward LeBron James soars to dunk in front of Boston Celtics forward Al Horford (42) and forward Marcus Morris (13) during the first half in Game 7 of the NBA basketball Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 27, 2018, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)BOSTON — With another Game 7 victory at stake, LeBron James would not miss. He would not sit out. And he would not be denied an eighth straight trip to the NBA Finals.The four-time league MVP scored 35 points with 15 rebounds and nine assists on Sunday night, leading the Cleveland Cavaliers to an 87-79 win over the Celtics and eliminating Boston from the Eastern Conference finals in the decisive seventh game.ADVERTISEMENT Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding MOST READ Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls LATEST STORIES TIP-INSCavaliers: Shot just 2 of 17 from 3-point range in the first half. They made three of their first 22 shots before James and Green connected on back-to-back attempts midway through the third quarter.Celtics: Paul Pierce, whose number was retired by the Celtics this season, cheered the team on from courtside. … Rapper 21 Savage was also at the game. … Boston was 7 for 39 from 3-point range, with Terry Rozier missing all 10 of his attempts.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s not the one they want.James had to do it without Kevin Love — Cleveland’s only other all-star — who sustained a concussion in Game 6 and was replaced in the lineup by Jeff Green. Making his first start since the first-round opener against Indiana, Green scored 19 points and added eight rebounds — the star of James’ starless supporting cast.The Celtics have had more time to get used to their injuries: Gordon Hayward has been out since the first game of the season, and Kyrie Irving has been sidelined since March. With the rookie Tatum and second-year Jaylen Brown, Boston established itself as the team of the future in the East.But the present still belongs to James.And, for now, that means Cleveland, too.ADVERTISEMENT In the first close game of the series — and the lowest-scoring — James played all 48 minutes and had 12 of his points in the fourth quarter for his sixth straight Game 7 win.The NBA Finals begin Thursday at either Houston or Golden State. The Rockets host the seventh game of the West finals on Monday night.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 crownJayson Tatum scored 24 for Boston, which was looking to return to the NBA Finals for the first time since 2010. Al Horford scored 17 points and Marcus Morris added 14 with 12 rebounds for the Celtics, who led 72-71 with six minutes remaining before the Cavaliers scored 15 of the next 17 points to pull away.James and Horford embraced after the buzzer, then the Cavaliers donned NBA Finals hats and Eastern conference championship shirts before shuffling off the court to receive their trophy. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourslast_img read more

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first_imgAs he was making his way home on Thursday evening, a minibus conductor was attacked and robbed by a lone gunman in the vicinity of Front Road, West Ruimveldt, Georgetown.Based on reports received, the 32-year-old bus conductor, who also is a resident of West Ruimveldt, was walking towards his home when the gunman approached him from behind and tapped him on his shoulder.As he spun around, he was confronted by a gun pointed to his face.The gunman confiscated $45,000 from the conductor before disappearing in the community.The conductor proceeded to the Police Station and reported the incident. Police ranks went to the scene as they commenced investigations, but no CCTV camera was present in the area.Investigations are nevertheless ongoing.last_img

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first_imgTony George, the Community Policing Group (CPG) member, who was previously charged with the murder of 15-year-old Ricardo Singh, is now a free man after the charge was withdrawn by the Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP).The Police Prosecutor had previously requested that time be granted by the court for additional statements to be obtained after the charge was laid on October 16, 2018.However, Attorney Dexter Todd strongly objected to any delay in the commencement of the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) on the grounds that the charges were bad in law and there was no evidence to substantiate the charge. After the charge was read, the Prosecutor sought an adjournment to Monday, November 5.When the case was called on Monday, the prosecution withdrew the murderTony Georgecharge.The charge had alleged that the 28-year-old man murdered the teen of Diamond, East Bank Demerara (EBD) on July 9, 2018, in the vicinity of the Soesdyke Public Road.According to Police Prosecutor Simone Payne, the victim was with several friends at a wedding house at Soesdyke, EBD on July 9, when an altercation ensued.Singh was subsequently arrested by George and was later placed in the tray of the Police vehicle to be escorted to the Police Station. The prosecution was contending that the accused and another male Rural Constable were on their way to the Police station when George allegedly stopped the vehicle, exited with the teen, and reportedly told the driver to leave.The body of Singh was discovered in the wee hours of July 9 with several stab wounds, including one to his abdomen.Based on reports received, the former Diamond Secondary School student and his friends had left their respective homes on that fateful Sunday with the intention of “taking a lime” at the Linden-Soesdyke Highway Junction, but had instead gone toRicardo Singhthe wedding house, which was close by.The young man, who would have been celebrating his 16th birthday three days after that incident, was subsequently found in a nearby trench with his intestines protruding. He was picked up and taken to the Diamond hospital, where he was pronounced dead on arrival.Meanwhile, this publication had reported that the young man had been misbehaving at the wedding house, and the Police had been called in to intervene. However, at the time, members of the Community Policing Group (CPG) had been patrolling the area, and as such, they had reportedly arrested the young man.last_img read more

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first_imgWayne Ellington finished with 14 points, but missed a 3-pointer in the final minute that led to a pair of free throws by Mario West, which put Georgia Tech ahead 80-73 with 55.5 seconds remaining. No. 6 Memphis 78, at Texas-El Paso 67 Chris Douglas-Roberts scored 21 points and Jeremy Hunt had 19 to help the Tigers secure their 18th straight victory. Memphis, which already has won the Conference USA regular-season title, was lucky to escape the Don Haskins Center with a victory. The Tigers (26-3, 15-0 C-USA) shot just 41 percent from the field. At Utah State 79, No. 10 Nevada 77 Chaz Spicer made two free throws with 3.8 seconds left in overtime to end the Wolf Pack’s nine-game winning streak. Nevada’s Marcelus Kemp missed an off-balance shot he managed to get off before falling out of bounds at the buzzer, but the ball missed everything. Stephen DuCharme led Utah State (21-9, 9-7 Western Athletic Conference) with 20 points and took the ball away from Nevada’s Nick Fazekas to set up Spicer’s winning free throws. Fazekas finished with 20 points and Kemp scored 25 for Nevada (26-3, 13-2), which had already clinched its third straight WAC regular season outright title. At Virginia 69, No. 21 Virginia Tech 56 Sean Singletary scored 17 points and the Cavaliers gained sweet revenge by beating the Hokies and moving into first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference. Virginia (20-8, 11-4), picked to finish eighth in the preseason, finished 8-0 in league play at its new John Paul Jones Arena and moved a game ahead of North Carolina atop the conference. Virginia Tech (20-9, 10-5) never found the defensive rhythm it used to dominate Virginia 84-57 on Feb. 10 . 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! ATLANTA – Thaddeus Young scored a career-high 25 points and Javaris Crittenton handed out 11 assists to help Georgia Tech upset No. 8 North Carolina 84-77 on Thursday night. Losing consecutive road games in the Atlantic Coast Conference for the first time in three years, the Tar Heels (24-6, 10-5) missed a chance to hold onto a share of first place. center_img Anthony Morrow had 18 points for Georgia Tech. Brandan Wright had 22 points to lead North Carolina. Tyler Hansborough had 16 points and 10 rebounds. last_img read more

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first_img Roberto Pereyra in action for Juventus Napoli are closing in on the signing of Roberto Pereyra despite interest from Tottenham, Watford and West Ham.The Premier League trio are all interested in landing the Juventus playmaker this summer while Zenit St Petersburg also been heavily linked with the Argentinean.However, Napoli are also admirers of Pereyra and they are hoping to ensure he stays put in Serie A for the new season.And now, according to the Gazzetta dello Sport, the Naples club, who were runners-up behind Juventus in the Italian top-flight last term, have edged ahead of the chasing pack.Napoli have already confirmed the signing of Emanuele Giaccherini from Sunderland and now it has been suggested that Pereyra will follow him in through the door at the Stadio San Paolo. 1last_img read more

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first_imgHUNDREDS are expected in Letterkenny this Saturday, October 20th for the inaugural New Mills 10k. The race-fun run has been added to the local athletics calendar and promises to be a special finale to the season.Run on a flat, fast course, the race takes at 2pm and organisers are hoping it will attract a strong entry from all over Donegal and further afield. It is been co-hosted by Letterkenny Athletic Club and Errigal Cycling Club. Two local businesses’- Checkout, Oldtown Road and Tin Tai are sponsoring a prize of €100 each for the first male and female across the line to add some spice to the event.“We’re hoping it will be a well supported event. After the Grand Prix series this promises to be a very interesting end to the season,” one of the organisers, Sean McFadden said.His comments were echoed by Brendan McDaid of Letterkenny A.C.“I think this is an event people will enjoy. The course is appealing and with a good array of prizes, spread across all categories, there should be something in it for everyone,” he said. A special part of the event will be a be a juvenile track programme; Under-12 600 metres, Under-14 800m and Under-16 1500m. This is sure to attract a lot of interest. Hopefully, young athletes and fun runners will come out with their parents and support this event.There will be first, second and third prizes for senior men, senior women, master men (40, 50, 60) and Master Women (40, 45, 50- 1st and 2nd)Entry fee for the 10k is €10. Registration from 12.30pm at the Aura Leisure Centre. Contact Sean McFadden (087) 256-7861 or Brendan McDaid (086) 811-3947 for further details.  HUNDREDS EXPECTED TO TURN OUT FOR NEWMILLS 10K THIS SATURDAY was last modified: October 18th, 2012 by StephenShare 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:Newmills 10Klast_img read more

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first_img160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORECasino Insider: Here’s a look at San Manuel’s new high limit rooms, Asian restaurant Any immediate worries can be addressed by ensuring there is strict security during voting, the analysts said. McPherson said the review persuaded him to authorize Diebold’s Optical Scan and Touch-Screen voting systems, as long as counties take additional security precautions, including resetting the programmed code on the machines and keeping a written log of who has control of the memory cards. Diebold is still required to make the long-term programming changes then resubmit the machines for independent testing. Several California counties had already purchased the machines and some used them in November’s statewide special election. The machines were designed to comply with the 2002 Help America Vote Act, which in part was intended to phase out punch card ballots and other old-fashioned systems as well as standardize electronic voting systems. In an effort to meet federal requirements that take effect next year, McPherson’s office has been engaged for months in evaluating and certifying several different electronic voting machines, including those from Diebold. The North Canton, Ohio-based company is the nation’s largest manufacturer of such machines. SACRAMENTO – California Secretary of State Bruce McPherson gave conditional approval Friday for counties to use two voting machines produced by Diebold Election Systems that he had previously questioned. McPherson’s office said in December that the Diebold machines failed one of the 10 criteria he established for voting machines because the source coding, or computer language, on their memory cards was not reviewed by independent investigators. The coding performs two critical tasks – securing ballot entries and later providing instructions to election officials on how to access and tally the votes. Since then, Diebold submitted the machines to further testing by University of California at Berkeley security analysts, who concluded that some of the codes on the memory cards need to be rewritten for long-term use. last_img read more

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