LATEST STORIES 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano The 6-foot middle blocker accurately described their plight as Power Smashers mounted a comeback in the third set that forced the Jet Spikers to push the alarm buttons.But instead of putting their acts together, the Jet Spikers struggled even more, losing a 7-2 lead in the fourth and finding themselves in an 8-13 rut amid Dimdim Pacres’ fully loaded serves that prevented Air Force from getting a decent first ball.Yongco made it 13-16 but that was the closest Air Force could get in the fourth set as the Power Smashers launched an 8-2 binge to extend the match.ADVERTISEMENT LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos 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 The win allowed the Jet Spikers to inch closer to the next round with a 4-1 record, while practically eliminating the Power Smashers who absorbed their fifth defeat in six outings.Later, defending champion Pocari Sweat tied PAF and also inched closer to the next round after an easy 25-23, 25-14, 25-19 win over Adamson-Akari.It wasn’t that easy for the Jet Spikers as they let their guards down and allowed Power Smashers to get into their game.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’“We really lost our service receives and then our communication and we panicked,” said Iari Yongco, explaining what struck Air Force in the third and fourth frames.Yongco finished with 12 points, while Joy Cases and May Ann Pantino added 11 and 10 points, respectively. Tagaytay keeps WGAP lead Philippine Air Force treaded dangerous route in taking a step closer to the Final Four.Wasting a two sets to none lead, Air Force struggled to hack out a 25-22, 26-24, 18-25, 17-25, 15-13 win over Power Smashers in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur MOST READ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube View comments
View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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 Though he possibly could have returned Wednesday, when the Bulls visit the New York Knicks, LaVine’s representatives and the Bulls made the determination at a Monday meeting to wait a few more days.After returning to practice in late November and undergoing a training camp-like session through early January, LaVine said he’s ready for the next step in his return. He also understands why they team intends to be cautious with him at first.“I’m OK with everything,” LaVine said. “I’ve got to be OK with that. That’s where you start, I know it’s not going to stay there. It’s just part of getting back. Even though I’m back, it’s the last part of me getting back with the little bit of restriction.“I know how to play, I know the way I want to play. I know it’s going to take a little time to get the rhythm back . but regardless I think I can do some things.”Coach Fred Hoiberg is excited to insert LaVine into the team’s up-tempo style of offense. LaVine shot 46 percent from the field and 39 percent of his 3-point tries last season. After a slow start offensively, Chicago has averaged 109.6 points per game over its last 18 contests.“(LaVine) does fit with how we are playing right now, pace has been really good,” Hoiberg said. “Really the last month of the season, the guys are starting to understand and get out and run and get things accomplished early in the possession, and Zach certainly fits into that as well, so he’s a guy who can shoot it — you have a lot of plays to get him shots coming off screens. I think he’ll be really good.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours 20 more Russian athletes, Mutko appeal Olympic doping bans LATEST STORIES Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson The 22-year-old had surgery on Feb. 14 and was traded to Chicago along with Kris Dunn and the pick used to select first-rounder Lauri Markkanen.Thanks to a tireless rehab regimen, LaVine is ready to get back on the court for the team’s final 40 games. His return should give the Bulls’ front office a lengthy enough look at a player who is set to become a restricted free agent after the season ends.John Paxson, Chicago’s executive vice president of basketball operations, said Tuesday that the team initially intends to limit LaVine to 20 minutes per game to ease him back into the rotation.Paxson said the team hasn’t decided whether LaVine will start or come off the bench. Chicago won’t play LaVine in the second game of consecutive contests on Feb. 9-10 for precautionary reasons, Paxson said.“This is the continuation and ending of his rehab,” he said. “That’s how we’re looking at it. We’re going to continue a conservative approach with him. He has done everything at such a top level getting back ready to play. And I know he’s really anxious to.”ADVERTISEMENT Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals FILE – In this June 27, 2017, file photo, Zach Lavine answer questions during a news conference at the Chicago Bulls NBA basketball team training facility in Chicago. The Bulls say guard Zach LaVine will make his debut with his new team 11 months after having surgery on a torn ACL in his left knee. LaVine, who was acquired in a draft-day trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves, is expected to start Saturday when the Bulls host the Pistons.(AP Photo/G-Jun Yam, File)CHICAGO— The Chicago Bulls plan to debut guard Zach LaVine just in time for his bobblehead night.LaVine, who was acquired in a draft-day trade that sent Jimmy Butler to the Minnesota Timberwolves, is expected to play Saturday when the Bulls host the Pistons.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina MOST READ His debut comes 11 months after he had surgery on a torn ACL in his left knee. It also falls on the same night the Bulls plan to give away LaVine’s likeness to fans.“Is it really?” LaVine said when he learned about the giveaway. “Oh wow. I do get to play a game before the bobble comes back. The PR people are probably happy.”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 folkThe rest of the organization is pretty pleased, too.LaVine averaged 18.9 points per game for Minnesota last season. He hasn’t played since he tore his ACL during a Feb. 3 game against Detroit. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone
Police are now investigating an incident which saw a woman being robbed of her handbag containing cosmetics and a small amount of cash on Sunday.Anita Sugrim, 39, a vendor of Nonpareil, East Coast Demerara (ECD) was relieved of one shoulder bag containing cosmetics valued $10,000 by two identifiable males, one of whom was armed with a handgun.The incident occurred about 15:00h at Croal and Pollard Streets while the victim was awaiting transportation. The perpetrators rode up to her from an eastern direction on Croal Street and the one being towed took out the weapon from his waist, pointed it at the victim and told her to hand over her bag.The victim complied and the perpetrators then escaped on the said bicycle south on Pollard Street. No shots were fired or injuries sustained by the victim. The incident was reported to the Brickdam Police Station at 15:20h, and the scene visited at 15:45h by Police. Several CCTV cameras were seen in the area. Statements were taken as the investigation continues.
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Wenger is under contract at Arsenal until 2019 but a failure to qualify for the Champions League for a second straight year would ramp up pressure for him to step down.Asked on-air after the game about whether replacing Wenger would appeal to him, the Sky Sports pundit, who is also a member of Belgium’s coaching staff, said: “I still have a job to do with Belgium, but let’s see what’s going to happen.“It will be a dream for me, but I’m still with Belgium.“Interested? Yes, who wouldn’t be? But I can’t talk about that out of respect for the man that is in charge still and my job that I’m doing right now with Belgium. But who wouldn’t be interested?”Henry, who was brought to Arsenal by Wenger in 1999, believes a lack of consistency is the key to the club’s troubles, with the Gunners having lost six games in all competitions since the turn of the year.“With Arsene, what is difficult is when you have bad momentum,” the 40-year-old told Sky Sports News on Monday.“The consistency is not always there and you need to be consistent. You need to also sometimes have some good games away from home.“The feeling with the fans is that you cannot brag about the win because next week we might be in trouble.“What’s difficult when you start to lose is getting that energy and commitment back. When you don’t win the league for a long time — 14 years running — that doesn’t help.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has already moved into coaching, working with the Belgian national team © AFP/File / Glyn KIRKLONDON, United Kingdom, Feb 26 – Arsenal’s all-time top scorer Thierry Henry said it would be a “dream” to manage the club, whose season is threatening to unravel after their capitulation to Manchester City in the League Cup final.Arsene Wenger’s side crumbled 3-0 at Wembley on Sunday and languish 10 points off the top four in the Premier League, with the Europa League their only chance of silverware this season.
0Shares0000Liverpool forward Sadio Mane celebrates a goal during the Champions League semi-final against Roma © AFP/File / Isabella BONOTTOLONDON, United Kingdom, May 22 – Sadio Mane says he is a “lucky boy” to play alongside Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino in Liverpool’s devastating forward line as he bids to sink Real Madrid in the Champions League final.The Liverpool forward has struck 19 times this season and wants more as the Reds take on the holders for the European title in Kiev on Saturday. “I think more goals are coming,” said the Senegal international. “Of course I am happy but as a striker you’d love to score every single game to help your team.”Mane, 26, has been the junior partner in a formidable forward trio this season. Salah has led the way with an outstanding 44 goals while Firmino has weighed in with 27 in all competitions.“Like I have always said, I have always been enjoying playing alongside these great players,” said Mane. “They make everything easier for me. I am a lucky boy.“But we always talk about the front three. Don’t forget it starts from the guys behind. They make it easier. The power of Liverpool Football Club is the collective. We always do everything together, this is our power.”Real are chasing a third successive European crown, a fourth in the past five years and a record-extending 13th in total.Liverpool have won the title five times themselves but this is their first appearance in the final for 11 years and they did not even play in Europe last season.The Spanish giants are the clear favourites but Mane is confident Liverpool, who enjoyed impressive wins over Manchester City and Roma in the knockout stages, have enough quality to win.“It was not easy, especially from having the play-off against Hoffenheim and the group stage, but now we are in the final,” he said. “Maybe that is a surprise for many people but for us it’s something we have always believed in.“Of course it will not be easy because we know they have experience and also they have qualities in the team. We respect them a lot but we also have players and staff to beat any team in the world.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)
Peadar Jim’s Property Maintenance are celebrating two years in business this December.Set up by Peter Blake, the business has won several rewards, including being noted as finalists for Best Start Up for Letterkenny Chamber and Donegal Business Awards. Peter won Young Person of the Year (Junior Chamber Ireland), and Best Start Up 2016 Business Awards.Peter also gives back to charities such as St. Vincent de Paul whenever he can, having recently hosted a live auction of a renovated bicycle which went for a staggering €550. He finds it vital to help out, when you can, as you never know when you may need a hand. He said; “Saint Vincent de Paul helped me out in the recession so many times, I had to swallow my pride and ask for help. They gave me a bag of coal and €40 worth of food vouchers on numerous occasions. Like so many others struggling in the same situation to date St Vincent de Paul does remarkable work!”Peter remarks that he is very fortunate to have got through the tough times, and started up his own business which is now a massive success.They have a new unit on the Port Road, where Peter and his three colleagues do interior and exterior painting and cleaning services all over the Northwest and country-wide! Peter says “it’s been some journey and looking forward to the next few. Thank you everyone for your custom it really is very much appreciated. Onwards and upwards keep her lit!”To learn more about Peadar Jim’s Property Maintenance you can visit their website or Facebook page.Peadar Jim’s Property Maintenance celebrate two years in business was last modified: December 3rd, 2016 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:Entrepreneurletterkennypeadar jims property maintenencepeter blake
Listen live on talkSPORT 1 CLICK HERE to live stream talkSPORT’s coverage of Juventus v Real Madrid in the 2017 Champions League final.We are bringing you live radio commentary from Cardiff’s National Stadium of Wales, better known to UK audiences as the Millennium Stadium.You can watch the game live on television in the UK on BT Sport… but if you do, remember you can put the talkSPORT commentary on your radio if you’re not enjoying the TV commentators!Real are trying to become the first club to retain the trophy since AC Milan won back-to-back European Cups in 1989 and 1990, before the competition was revamped as the Champions League.Success would mark Real’s 12th victory in Europe’s premier club competition, putting them five clear of Milan’s seven European Cups/Champions Leagues – the next best record in the tournament’s history.Hometown hero Gareth Bale, meanwhile, will be trying to claim his third Champions League winner’s medal, which would put him just one short of ex-Liverpool player Phil Neal’s British record four triumphs.For Juventus, victory would be the third occasion they have been crowned kings of the continent, and the first since beating Ajax in the 1996 final.The most dominant club in Serie A, having won the last six Italian league titles in a row to reach a record 33 national championships, the Bianconeri (‘Black and Whites’) have nevertheless lost a record six European Cup finals, including their previous four appearances.Juve were defeated by Real Madrid in the 1998 final, which marked the first time the Spanish club had won the trophy in 32 years.Tune in to talkSPORT to find out which team will emerge triumphant in Cardiff – click here to find out how to listen to the radio coverage, or listen online at talkSPORT.com here.
THERE are celebrations in the Glens – Coláiste Na Carraige U16 boys have landed their first ever U16 A title.Congratulations to Coláiste na Carraige U16 Team, their trainers, staff and all involved in seeing these young lads triumph today over Breifne college Cavan in Omagh and will for the first time take home to the hills the Arthurs Cup.The Donegal lads won 2-11 to 1-8. A goal in each half from hero David Love helped the Donegal champions to victory.They led 1-06 to 0-03 lead at half-time and with Aaron Doherty hitting six points, four from frees, they were never in trouble – even when the Cavan boys hit a late late consolation goal from a penalty. THE HISTORY BOYS AS COLÁISTE NA CARRAIGE LAND FIRST EVER U16 ULSTER A TITLE was last modified: March 8th, 2016 by John2Share 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:Colaiste Na CarraigeGaelic Football
Here’s a round-up of all the top football headlines and transfer-related gossip from Monday’s newspapers and online…Liverpool have not spoken with with Olympique Lyonnais since calling off the transfer of Nabil Fekir last month. A deal worth £53 million was cancelled at the 11th hour following the France midfielder’s medical. That was on June 8. Liverpool neither sought to renegotiate at the time, nor reopened lines of communication with Lyon in the weeks since. (Daily Telegraph) LATEST Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Nabil Fekir scored 18 goals and made eight assists last season Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ LIVING THE DREAM Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January Matej Vydra is edging towards a £11 million move to Leeds after being excluded from Derby’s training camp in Tenerife. Frank Lampard, the new Derby manager, is leaving Vydra at home while negotiations continue with their Championship rivals over a deal for the Czech Republic forward. (Daily Telegraph)West Ham and Fulham are locked in a £25 million battle for Nice striker Alassane Plea. Hammers have been tracking goal machine Plea for months and have been trying to raise funds to buy him. Now Fulham have stepped into the race and want to offer the cash up front as owner Tony Khan makes a few bold moves for the Premier League new boys. (The Sun)Ambitious Wolves are trying to pull off a major transfer coup with a move for Colombia star Juan Quintero. Wolves boss Nuno Espirito Santo, who used to play and boss Porto, knows Quintero from his connections there Quintero, 25, is still owned by the Portuguese club but has been loaned out the last three years to Rennes, Independiente Medellín and most recently River Plate. The attacking midfielder has caught the eye at the World Cup and is in line to start against England in Tuesday’s last 16 tie. (Daily Mirror) Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland 3 3 3 Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade targets moving on IN DEMAND Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star REVEALED Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Latest Transfer News Could there be a return to St James’ Park for Andros Townsend? Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Thibaut Courtois is ready to quit Chelsea — but only if he can get his dream move to Real Madrid. The Belgium No.1 has confirmed that he will make a decision on his future after the World Cup as he enters the last 12 months of his Stamford Bridge contract. (Daily Mirror)Southampton will beat West Ham in the race to sign Barcelona defender Marlon after agreeing a £10million fee. The Brazilian is set to become Saints boss Mark Hughes’ third summer signing this week. (Daily Mirror)Newcastle United are pondering a bid for Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend – but only if they decide to sell Matt Ritchie to Stoke City. Townsend has been of interest to Newcastle ever since they sold him to Palace following relegation to the Championship two years ago and Stoke’s interest in Ritchie has led to a dilemma for manager Rafa Benitez. (Daily Telegraph) Juan Quintero could be heading to Wolves RANKED Adrien Rabiot could be on the verge of a move to one of Europe’s elite. It follows after the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder’s agent and mother Veronique had meetings with the likes of Juventus, Manchester United and Manchester City. (The Sun) TOP WORK targets