Ibrahimovic will train alone for two weeks in Milan

first_imgIn keeping with reviews, Ibrahimovic, who signed a second stage with the ‘rossoneri’ in January, he will spend the following two weeks coaching individually at Milanello coaching floor. Swedish striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic landed in Milan and it will move a quarantine of two weeks, so will train alone in Milanello for the doable return of Serie A. The Italian information company ANSA reported that the 38-year-old striker arrived in the Italian metropolis on Monday night time, two months after leaving the AC Milan, since confinement stopped the A sequence in the absence of 12 days.center_img The previous striker of the FC Barcelona he was coaching with him Hammarby from Stockholm, of which he’s the co-owner, throughout a part of his keep in Sweden. His teammates resumed particular person coaching final week and will transfer on to group coaching subsequent Monday.last_img

Young tennis star in Canada on scholarship

first_img DISCOVERED BY COACH Micheala Stephens, Jamaica’s top female tennis player, and who at 14 years of age is one of Jamaica’s brightest tennis prospects, left on Wednesday for the Ace Tennis Academy in Burlington, Canada, on a three-month scholarship designed to hone her skills and prepare her for international competition later this year. Douglas Burke, the former technical director at Tennis Jamaica, and now the president of the academy, made the offer to Stephens on a visit to Jamaica last year. Burke said then that he was so impressed with Stephens, who is both the female junior and senior champion in Jamaica, after seeing her play last year, that he not only gave her some tennis lessons, but decided to invite her to the academy in Canada for specialised training. “I was impressed with how Micheala had improved since I last saw her, and I am sure that with the proper training, she can go very far in this sport ” he said then. Stephens, has been playing tennis since she was eight years of age and was discovered by Jamaican coach Thomas Plummer. Stephens told The Gleaner before her departure that while a student at St Thomas Moore Preparatory School in Clarendon, she was invited to play the game by coach Plummer. “I was only interested in netball and football at that time, but one afternoon Mr Plummer told me that he would like me to try tennis and I agreed. I liked it immediately, and I have been in love with the game since then.” Stephens was thrilled when coach Burke told her that he wanted her to come to Canada to train with him. “I want to be a professional tennis player and be the first female from Jamaica to play at Wimbledon, so this will help me to get there. I will do whatever he tells me to do, as I want to get better,” she added. Stephens is a student at Liberty Academy in St Andrew and arrangements have been made for her to continue her schoolwork online, and her tutors have kindly agreed to facilitate this. “It will be difficult to keep up with both, but I will be doing my best to be successful,” she ended.last_img

Slaughter shrugs off matchup with Fajardo: ‘It’s team-on-team’

first_imgEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend “San Miguel’s a pretty complete team and coming into this game, I was saying it’s not about the individual match-ups. It’s team-on-team.”The latest showdown between the Slaughter and Fajardo was the complete opposite of their previous encounter last year where the Gin Kings handily beat the Beermen, 110-86, in what was SMB’s worst defeat of their entire 2016 season.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThis time, it was the Gin Kings who stared at a 26-point deficit in the third quarter before making a run that fell short in the end.Despite the result, Slaughter can take solace knowing that Ginebra never ceased fighting despite staring at a huge lead. 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 Winning start Ross, San Miguel put clamps on Ginebra import Brownlee It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Break new ground Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ MOST READ LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. A costly, catty dispute finally settled “That’s our calling card, never say die. We play all the way to the last buzzer, and just didn’t have enough time to make that comeback tonight. But I know we’ll probably see them again maybe in the playoffs so it’s just some game we have to learn from,” he said.One factor that has been constantly brought up for the Gin Kings’ lackluster start was fatigue, as they were coming off a 98-81 win over Blackwater last Friday.But rather than dwell on the defeat, Slaughter shared that the loss to San Miguel should be an eye-opener for Ginebra as it sets its sights on the playoffs.“We can’t make any excuse because when it comes time for the playoffs, we’re going to have a schedule just like that, when we play Friday and then we play Sunday. So for us, no excuses,” he said.“We just have to recharge, refresh ourselves, and get ready for these playoffs which are coming up,” said Slaughter.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Mayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson PBA IMAGESFacing off against June Mar Fajardo was the least of Greg Slaughter’s concerns on Sunday.“I wouldn’t really think about individual match-ups because we got down pretty big,” Slaughter said, shunning talks about his much-awaited duel with his fellow Cebuano behemoth.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img

Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma wins MVP as Team US tops World in NBA Rising Stars

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea PLAY LIST 01:11Top Pentagon general: US maintains ‘high levels of readiness’ regarding N. Korea02:30SEA Games: Agatha Wong wins 2nd gold medal in wushu01:04Maguindanao massacre case: Mangudadatu upbeat on conviction of perpetratotrs02:14Carpio 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 Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ This was the fifth year of the U.S. vs. World format; the World now leads the all-time series, 3-2.All 10 players on the World team hailed from a different nation, and four different continents were represented. And eight of the players in this year’s game were also in last year’s event — Mitchell, Collins, Tatum, Kuzma and Fox for the U.S.; Markkanen, Simmons and 2018 game MVP Bogdan Bogdanovic were repeaters for the World side.NBA FEELNowitzki and the World coaching staff from the Denver Nuggets largely stayed seated the whole game, while Irving worked the sideline like an actual NBA coach would — even running time-outs, working alongside the Milwaukee Bucks’ staff. Brooklyn’s D’Angelo Russell, Phoenix’s Devin Booker and San Antonio’s Danny Green were at the game, and Minnesota’s Karl-Anthony Towns was courtside in a World jersey to represent for his Okogie, his Timberwolves teammate.SOMBER MOMENTA pregame moment of silence was held immediately before the Canadian and U.S. national anthems in honor of the victims of the shooting in the Chicago suburb of Aurora, Illinois earlier Friday. Both teams shot 55 percent. The difference was on 3s — the U.S. was 21 for 51, while the World was 16 for 52.The mood from the outset was predictably light, even including the pregame speeches from U.S. coach Kyrie Irving of the Boston Celtics and World coach Dirk Nowitzki of the Dallas Mavericks.“I want us to share the ball and not one guy dribble it 20 times and hoist something up — like Luka does with the Mavs,” Nowitzki said, laughing a bit at his own joke.Irving’s message was succinct.“Just have some fun,” Irving said. “It’s OK to compete.”Doncic talked Phoenix’s DeAndre Ayton out of taking the opening tap for the World team, with the young Mavs star jumping against Fox instead of having either center handle the honors. Young was throwing an alley-oop lob to Atlanta teammate John Collins for a 360-degree dunk in one possession, then crossing over Josh Okogie in almost comical fashion on the next.“We gotta play some defense,” Mitchell implored teammates at one point.It was unclear if anyone ever actually listened to his plea.There was one foul called in the entire first half, Markkanen getting whistled for it with 4:13 remaining until halftime. The first half saw 25 dunks and 20 3-pointers in 20 minutes — the sides played 10-minute quarters. Late in the half, Collins flashed a crossover dribble, then underhand-tossed a pass off the backboard to himself for a dunk that had players on both sides reacting in mock disbelief.FORMAT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next U.S. Team’s Kyle Kuzma, of the Los Angeles Lakers holds the MVP trophy after the NBA All-Star Rising Stars basketball game between the World Team and the U.S. Team, Friday, Feb. 15, 2019, in Charlotte, N.C. The U.S. Team won 161-144. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)CHARLOTTE, N.C. — When the likes of the Los Angeles Lakers’ Kyle Kuzma, Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Boston’s Jayson Tatum get to the NBA All-Star Game and partake in what’s become the preferred run-and-fun style where defense is discouraged at virtually all costs, this much is clear.They’ll be ready.ADVERTISEMENT Staying positive Tatum added 30 points in the game for first- and second-year players that was known for years as the Rookie Game. Atlanta’s Trae Young finished with 25 points and 10 assists, Sacramento’s De’Aaron Fox had 15 assists and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell added 20 points, nine assists and seven rebounds.Everyone looked happy afterward.The U.S. squad had a bit more reason to look that way.“There’s a $25,000 bonus for winning the game,” Kuzma said. “So that’s good.”Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons led the World team with 28 points on 14 for 17s hooting. Chicago’s Lauri Markkanen had 21 points for the World squad, and Dallas’ Luka Doncic had 13 points and nine assists.ADVERTISEMENT Philippine Army to acquire MANPADS, self-propelled howitzers Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ read more

BC suspends licence of Real Estate Agency

first_imgThe Council says this licence suspension is “in the public interest as a result of the failure of Re/Max Tumbler Ridge Realty to account for trust monies held on behalf of clients.”“Re/Max Tumbler Ridge Realty is prohibited from providing real estate services to or on behalf of any member of the public as a result of this order,” The Real Estate Council of British Columbia said in a statement.The suspension will remain in effect until further notice.- Advertisement -Any questions or concerns about the real estate suspension can be directed to the Real Estate Council at 604 683 9664 or toll free at 1 877 683 9664The Council is a regulatory agency established by the provincial government. Its mandate is to protect the public by enforcing the licensing and licensee conduct requirements of the Real Estate Services Act.last_img

FIFA chief sets VAR ruling for next month

first_imgIts merits have been vigorously debated by football fans and pundits across the world, with some criticising the introduction of tech for slowing down the game.Speaking in the Vietnamese capital Hanoi, Infantino raised the prospect of VAR being co-opted into the rules of the global game well in time for the World Cup in Russia.“On the 3rd of March, we will decide whether the video assistant refereeing will be part of the laws of the game and will become an official help for referees or not,” the FIFA chief told reporters.Infantino, who has previously endorsed the system, said he is “confident and positive” ahead of next month’s meeting.FIFA president Gianni Infantino visited the Vietnam Football Federation in Hanoi © AFP / Giang HUY“In 2018 we cannot anymore afford that everyone in the stadium and everyone in front of a TV screen can see within a few minutes on his phone whether the referee has made a big mistake or not, and the only one who cannot see it is the referee.“So if we can help the referee then we should do it,” he said.Infantino heads to Cambodia after his one-day trip to Vietnam, where he congratulated the country’s Under-23 squad for making it to the the finals of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U23 Championship last month.Though the team lost to Uzbekistan, the tournament sparked fervour in football-mad Vietnam, which has yet to clinch any major global titles.Infantino raised the prospect of Asian nations joining the World Cup in 2026 when the number of eligible teams will jump to 48.He also lavished praise on the next World Cup hosts, Russia, saying the tournament in June would be the best yet.“Preparations in Russia are very, very well on track, the stadiums are beautiful, the infrastructure is there, the airports are operational, hotels are there,” he said.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000FIFA president Gianni Infantino greets Vietnam’s women’s national football team during a visit to Hanoi © AFP / Giang HUYHANOI, Viet Nam, Feb 8 – FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Thursday said football’s governing body will decide next month whether to officially endorse the video assistant referee, a move that could see the controversial technology used at the World Cup.VAR, so far trialled in nearly 1,000 matches, reviews key moments linked to goals, penalty decisions, straight red card decisions and cases of mistaken identity.last_img

Springboks captain Kolisi returns as World Cup looms

first_img0Shares0000South Africa captain Siya Kolisi (L) playing against Scotland in Edinburgh last season © AFP / Andy BUCHANANJOHANNESBURG, South Africa, Aug 7 – South Africa skipper Siya Kolisi will on Friday play his first match since being injured in May as he intensifies a bid to be fit for the World Cup in Japan.The 28-year-old flanker has been selected by Western Province for a Currie Cup game against the Pumas in Cape Town. If Kolisi comes through unscathed, Springboks coach Rassie Erasmus could consider him for a one-off Test against Argentina in Pretoria on August 17.South Africa also play Japan in the host country before launching their World Cup campaign against defending champions and greatest rivals New Zealand on September 21.Kolisi injured a knee playing for the Western Stormers — a sister side of Western Province — in the latter stages of the Super Rugby regular season.Last year, he became the first black Test captain of a national team reserved for whites during most of the apartheid era.He, fellow flanker Pieter-Steph du Toit and number eight Duane Vermeulen are expected to be the first choice back row at the World Cup.The Springboks are in Pool B with New Zealand, Italy, Canada and Namibia and the section winners and runners-up qualify for the quarter-finals.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today)last_img

New councilman ready to begin term

first_imgSANTA FE SPRINGS – Bill Rounds, newly elected councilman, said he has no intention of making significant changes, but will ease his way into the job he was elected to Tuesday. “I’ll get in and look at everything, but I don’t see making big changes right away,” he said. Rounds, 57, said he is looking forward to working with the other council members, including Mayor Joe Serrano, 57, who was re-elected Tuesday to a second term. “I just want to make good, reasonable decisions,” he said. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREStriving toward a more perfect me: Doug McIntyre “I’m very pleased with Bill’s victory,” said Councilman Ron Kernes, who decided to retire instead of seeking re-election after serving on the council for 29 years. “He is well-known in the community and has worked for for the city for as long as I have,” said Kernes, 68. Rounds, an engineering technician, has been on the Planning Commission for nine years and has worked with city and school organizations for the past 25 years. He said the deciding factor in his win was the fact of being a known commodity. “People know me because of my involvement, and I’ve earned their respect.” Rounds said. “I’ve worked my way up to the position.” Serrano did not return calls seeking comment on his successful campaign. sandra.molina@sgvn.com (562) 698-0955, Ext. 3028160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img

Drought turns states into kindling

first_img 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 Smoke is already starting to curl up in some spots. A grass fire last week in New Mexico grew to more than 26,000 acres and led to the evacuation of a small farming and ranching community. “Pretty impressive for this time of year,” Payne said. And in Arizona last month, a fire burned more than 4,000 acres in the Tonto National Forest, jangling nerves because it was the earliest large fire ever. The Forest Service has already imposed the earliest fire restrictions ever in Arizona and New Mexico and asked for and received additional money for the fire season in those states. “We’re kind of sitting on the edge of our chairs,” Payne said. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! This year’s fire season will follow an unusual one last year, during which more than 8.6 million acres of state and federal lands were scorched. That’s the most since the record year of 2000, but wildfire experts did not consider it a bad season. More than half of the total acreage was in Alaska, where large, remote wildfires often are allowed to burn themselves out, and the rest was dominated by range fires, not timber fires. Early signs suggest a possible repeat. And the notion that grass fires are somehow less significant than forest fires is of little comfort for those who live or work on the open range. Fire season in the Southwest usually begins slowly in April and in earnest in May and June. But in a way, fire season in the Southwest never ended from last year. Big range fires burned even in November and December in New Mexico. At the Arizona Snowbowl near Flagstaff, the 30 full-time employees are still clearing brush and painting trim, because for the first time the ski resort hasn’t had enough snow to open. There is still hope among some, but so far the 400 seasonal employees are out of work, said Dave Smith, resort spokesman. The statistics in the Southwest read like a laundry list of bad news: No rain in Phoenix in some four months. Driest winter on record for Tucson, Ariz. Ditto for Albuquerque, N.M. Some Tucson homeowners actually have been watering cactus plants to keep them alive. In Texas and Oklahoma, it’s not much better. Oklahoma has recorded its second driest winter in more than 100 years; Texas suffered its third driest fall and winter yet. “We’re just shattering the records for dryness for this winter in that part of the country,” said Douglas LeComte, drought specialist with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center. “It’s not very optimistic at all.” A rainstorm did find its way to Arizona last week, but not a drop fell in Phoenix. Now, even if a little rain were to fall, it likely would do more harm than good. That’s because the Southwest enjoyed a wet season last year, allowing grasses to grow waist high. That grass now is dry and prime to burn. A little rain would be enough to spur more growth in those vulnerable fuels, but trees and brush probably wouldn’t absorb enough moisture to resist fire, said Rick Ochoa, national fire weather program manager for the Bureau of Land Management in Boise, Idaho. “I think we’ve seen enough of the cards dealt to the Southwest that we’re concerned about that area,” Ochoa said. “What you need is not just one storm. You need a number of storms occurring over a month or two to really put a big dent in the fire season.” March could bring a slightly better chance for rain in the Southwest, but LeComte doesn’t see much of a break in the drought, though he does predict the dry streak in Phoenix will be broken within the next 10 days. Some relief should also come to eastern Oklahoma and Texas as a stormy pattern develops over the next few days and extends into Arkansas and Missouri. The Pacific Northwest is in good shape, having had a pretty wet winter. Other parts of the West are predicted to have normal to above normal rain, said Larry Van Bussum, fire weather operations coordinator for the National Weather Service. “The Southwest is going to read more

ALLIANZ CUMANN NA mBUNSCOL NOTES

first_imgALLIANZ Football Championship Finals:Roinn 1 Scoil Iosagain, Buncrana/Stranorlar v Gaelscoil, Leitir Ceanainn (Boys)Roinn 1 Scoil Iosagain, Buncrana/Stranorlar v Lurgybrack (Girls) Roinn 2 Tooban v Creevy/Killymard (Boys)Roinn 2 Scoil Eoin, Moville v Scoil Aodh Rua & Nuala/St. McCartonsRoinn 3 Kilmacrennan NS v Dooish/SW winners (Boys)Roinn 3 Kilmacrennan NS v Castlefin/SW winners (Girls) Roinn 5 (Blitz final) Coimín/Belcruit/Leitir/Mín Tíne Dé/South winners /SW (c) (Boys)Roinn 5 (Blitz final) Stramore/Ranafast/Mín Tíne Dé/Drimnacross/South winners/SW (c) (Girls)ALLIANZ INDOOR COMPETITIONS:The indoor football (girls) & indoor hurling (boys) took place in the Aura, Letterkenny last Wed. 26th March. In keenly contested competitions it was Scoil Mhuire from Glenties who took home the honours in both competitions, a great achievement to win both in the one day. Congratulations to them. They now go forward to represent Donegal in the Ulster stages of these competitions in April.ROUNDERS: The finals of the rounders competitions (large & small schools) are fixed for 12th May 2012. MINI 7s: Schools who wish to send children (1boy and 1 girl per school) forward for the Mini 7s should contact their divisional rep. Schools are kindly asked not to nominate any child who has previously been sent forward for trials.WEBSITE: The board have recently launched a new website. The address is cumanndonegal.comRESULTS: All football divisions are completed by now. County semi finals will take place the week beginning 16th April with county finals taking place on week beginning 23rd April.Teachers are kindly asked to email all results from football competitons to Mel O’Donnell (PRO) ASAP at cumanndl@hotmail.comALLIANZ CUMANN NA mBUNSCOL NOTES was last modified: April 3rd, 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:Cumann na mBunscol noteslast_img