Unpublished end, centuries-old lives

first_imgThe final of Copa Athletic-Real Sociedad will therefore be unpublished. With the current denomination of Copa del Rey this is the 44th edition and the Basque derby in La Cartuja will be the 21st final unpublished in this period. The last one was Barça-Alavés of 2017. By the way, Athletic and Real They have faced 18 times in the Cup qualifiers and the balance is eight wins for Bilbao and four for Donostiarras. The last time they saw each other in the Cup was in the semifinal of 1987. Then it was Real who won a double game) 0-0 and 0-1) and the San Sebastian team played the final and won it. La Real can boast much less of their adventures in the Cup. He is a long way from his eternal rival. In fact, he has played five finals under the name of Real Sociedad, although the website of the San Sebastian club is awarded the 1909 one won by the San Sebastián Cycling Club, embryo of the Royal Society. With the current denomination, his last final was 32 years ago, with that Real of the 80s How much he enjoyed. He lost 1-0 to Barça at the Santiago Bernabéu. A year earlier he had lifted the trophy, for the only time in its history, in La Romareda, by winning Atlético de Madrid on penalties 4-2, after 2-2 at the end of the extension. Athletic and Real Sociedad are the finalists of the 116th edition of the Spanish Cup, current Copa del Rey, which will be played on April 18 at the La Cartuja stadium in Seville. They are two of the most traditional clubs of Spanish football and older, with more than a century of existence: the Athletic It was created in 1898, although its foundation act dates from 1901while the Real born in 1909; but they have never faced each other in a Spanish Cup final in its different modalities (Spanish Championship, 1903-1930; Republic Cup, 1931-1936; National Soccer Tournament, 1939; Generalissimo Cup, 1940-1976; and Copa del Rey, since 1977). His last showdown was in the 1987 semifinal in a double-play tie (0-0) and (0-1), where Real ended up winning the Cup.The Basque derby par excellence will be staged for the first time in a Cup final. Athletic is already a veteran in these leaders, not in vain will play its final number 38: he has won the trophy 23 times (The rojilanco club is awarded on its website that of 1902, although it was won by a proto Athletic called Vizcaya de Bilbao) and on 14 occasions he has been runner-up. The last time he raised the Cup was in 1984, when he won Barcelona 1-0 at the Santiago Bernabéu. Y the last final he played was 31 years later, relatively recently, in 2015, when he lost 3-1 to Barça, at Camp Nou.last_img read more

The Federer Foundation donates a million for children in Africa

first_imgThe Roger Federer Foundation has reported this of the donation of a million {dollars} to supply meals to 64,000 children and their households via companions in Africa whereas colleges are closed.In his area on Twitter, the Swiss tennis participant, whose mom, Lynette, is of South African origin, writes: “Now greater than ever we should come collectively to assist households in want.” The basis, in accordance with its web site, “helps academic tasks situated in the southern African area and Switzerland. Applications on the African continent deal with enhancing the standard of early schooling and fundamental schooling, and in Switzerland in selling extracurricular actions for children affected by poverty. “last_img read more

Setién: “I would not like to be a league champion like this …”

first_imgQuique Setién, Barcelona coach, spoke on the club’s channels with his collaborators, second coach Eder Sarabia, physical trainer Fran Soto, and goalkeeping coach Jon Pascua. The coach is looking forward to returning to training after spending a confinement at his home where he has barely left, since as he confessed “I have gone out but little, my wife has not left me or take the dog out and if I go out, I do it in the last hours when there is practically nobody ”.In order to prepare for the return training, Setien’s great doubt is “if there will be contact on the return from training. When we return we will have to see how the break has affected everyone. We will verify this when we meet personally and looking at each other’s faces. An unknown door will open, we do not know whether or not there will be fear of contacts in the rondos. The uncertainties will be cleared on the fly. ” And he joked that in the face of the return to the Champions League “there may be a general amnesty so that we can count on the players we did not have”The Barça coach reflected that “everything has been very new, in addition to the guidelines for physical work, which the trainers took and reported to them on time, it remains to be seen how we can return, I don’t think anyone will have an advantage over the rest. In collective work we have been able to do little. Some group meeting, but you can do little. We will see the tactical work when we are in a room. We will see how we do it, because to review videos we still have to take them to a cinema so they are separated, because in the video room we have I don’t think we can be ” Setien reiterated that “Common sense would indicate that if it cannot continue, if it cannot continue, the logical thing would be for it to remain as it is, but what we want is to end it. I’m looking forward to finishing, I wouldn’t want to win the championship if it stayed like this, like this. “The commitment of the squad during this time has been excellent for the Blaugrana coach, who confessed that “One player told me one day that he didn’t really want to work and when he got up he did twice as much as expected.”The coach judged his first 100 days on the bench as “Very good, we have improved many things that we have improved, although there has been a lack of continuity and nuances because we have lacked time to work. The best game we have played was against Levante ”.Setién explained that during confinement “I have seen many games from 30 years ago that tears fell to me seeing what has changed soccer. The first days I saw many. And also rivals, but I have finished the job in a short time. I thought it was going to be less time. I saw Italy-Brazil in the World Cup in Spain, some of the Atlético we played ”The technician concluded that “I am looking forward to returning to normality and affected by what has happened and the consequences of this plague that has affected us in some way, some even with their lives. Uncertainty affects ”last_img read more

Bank on Bigdaddykool

first_imgBIGDADDYKOOL, a top contender for the June 25 Cal’s Jamaica Derby, looks the one to beat when he takes on six fellow three-year-olds in the opening restricted allowance race (non-winners of two) over 1700 metres at Caymanas Park tomorrow. Trained by Anthony Nunes, BIGDADDYKOOL was a fast-finishing fourth (beaten 4-1/4 lengths) to FUTURE KING in the Post to Post 2000 Guineas over a mile on April 9, this after running miles wide into the straight. He has worked well in preparation for this race, and with the competition less than fierce, should have little difficulty in beating THE PROMISE LAND and company. Top apprentice Linton Steadman has the ride from the convenient mark of 53.0kg. TWILIGHT CITIZEN, a fast-finishing second to stable-companion to TRADITIONAL STORM over 1300 metres on April 23, is tipped to go one better in the second race over a similar trip to be contested by eight starters, including GOLD SCREW, who just failed to stave off TARANTINO over 1820 metres recently, and MINY LEE, who was third in that race. GOLD SCREW will have lots of supporters even with female apprentice Mellisa Ward replacing former champion jockey Wesley Henry, but the Carl Anderson-trained TWILIGHT CITIZEN, with apprentice AndrÈ Powell, only needs to get it right at the start to score an overdue win. The third race should provide the lightly raced RAWALPINDI EXPRESS with his maiden win on his fifth start. True, the five-year-old son of Coded Warning is proving expensive to follow, but with champion jockey Shane Ellis now taking the ride, the hint should be taken. IDON’TKNOW looks the principal danger in a seven-strong field over 1100 metres. Recent winner PRINCE O’SHAUN, now back over an ideal trip after flopping over the straight behind MIRACLE RECOVERY on April 24, looks nicely off at the weights (53.0kg) with 3.0kg claiming apprentice Bebeto Harvey, and should rebound with a win over 1500 metres. (1) BIGDADDYKOOL (2) TWILIGHT CITIZEN/ GOLD SCREW (3) RAWALPINDI EXPRESS/IDON’TKNOW (4) PRINCE O’SHAUN/BURNING MEDIC (5) AQUILO/EL CLIENTE (6) URBAN PRINCIPAL/ DUSSELDORF FIRST SUPER-6 FANCIES LIVE CONTENDER BURNING MEDIC, who finished a close second to MIRACLE RECOVERY, looks a live contender in the 10-horse field, along with the bold front runner TROPICALDEPRESSION. The last two races in the first Super-6 should be won by AQUILO (Javanne Patterson up) and URBAN PRINCIPAL (Odean Edwards), both of whom finished second last time out. Their respective dangers are EL CLIENTE (Omar Walker) and DUSSELDORF, with Shane Ellis up.last_img read more

STGC ready to Glenmuir fight

first_imgSt George’s College go into today’s FLOW/ISSA Super Cup quarter-final game against Glenmuir very mindful that they exited the tournament at this very stage last season.Wolmer’s stunned the North Street school 3-0 to advance to last season’s semi-final. However, assistant coach Marcel Gayle says the team is determined to get past the last eight, and into the final this year.”Last year, we were in the same position and we lost, and it cost us, so we cannot take anything for granted. We will have to do what we have to to get the win,” he said.Many people have placed a question mark on St George’s character and their ability to fight to the death, with many calling Neville ‘Bertis’ Bell’s team soft.However, since the end of the first round, the ‘Light Blues’ have raised their game to another level and their early-round vulnerability seems to be in the distant past, as they have toyed with opponents in their last four matches, with only St Jago putting up any real resistance to their offensive onslaught.But although they start favourite against the wily Patrick ‘Jackie’ Walters and his Glenmuir side for the contest, Bell does not expect a walkover and insists that his players will roll up their sleeves and fight tooth and nail if that is required.”We know it’s not going to be a stroll in the park and we will probably have to dig deep and show our determination and our character, but we will if we have to,” he continued.Alex Marshall continue to lead the way for Bell’s team with an impressive 16 goals in all competitions. He has been greatly supported by Shevon Stewart (12) and Gregory Messam Jr (12).Marshall and Stewart, in particular, have proven to be a handful for most teams, and if they are allowed to have their way again today, St George’s will only take the game today.Although the ‘Georgians’ have conceded nine goals this season, their attack more than compensate for their shortcomings in defence, with over 51 goals scored so far this season.last_img read more

WICB: CARICOM proposal ‘unnecessary and intrusive’

first_imgBRIDGETOWN, Barbados, CMC – The West Indies Cricket Board has branded the CARICOM Governance Review Panel’s main recommendation for it to be dissolved as an “unnecessary and intrusive demand”, and has flat out rejected the controversial proposal. In a strongly-worded reply to the CARICOM Governance Review Panel’s report in which it also defended its stewardship, the board dismissed the recommendation as “impractical” and said the panel would have been better served focusing on “the need for growing private-public partnerships at the local and regional levels in the interest of West Indies cricket development going forward.” The panel was commissioned by CARICOM’S Prime Ministerial Committee on Cricket and chaired by UWI Cave Hill Campus principal, Professor Eudine Barriteau. It also comprised Sir Dennis Byron, president of the Caribbean Court of Justice; West Indies cricket legend Deryck Murray; Warren Smith, president of the Caribbean Development Bank; and Dwain Gill, president of the Grenada Cricket Association. The major recommendation of the report called for the “immediate dissolution” of the WICB and the appointment of an interim board “whose structure and composition will be radically different from the now proven, obsolete governance framework” However, the WICB criticised the panel’s investigations as “limited in scope” and said this had “triggered findings and recommendations … which are not supported by the facts.” “The presidents of the Territorial Boards expressed concern that neither they, nor members of their respective Boards were interviewed or consulted by the Panel,” the WICB report said. “Additionally, none of the independent directors were interviewed by the Panel. This failure to consult with a representative variety of local cricket administrators and operators meant, or had the consequence of denying the Panel a full opportunity of ascertaining the key facts. “This has caused or triggered findings and recommendations by the panel which are not supported by the facts.” The Board also contended that its dissolution was also not legally viable and such an action also carried with it major financial ramifications. “The dissolution of the Board is simply not a viable legal or practical option and carries a major financial risk which the panel either ignored or was unaware of,” the WICB stressed.last_img read more

BPL points table

first_imgPOS CLUB P W D L GF GA GD PTS1 Arsenal 20 13 3 4 34 18 16 422 Leicester City 20 11 7 2 37 25 12 403 Manchester City 20 12 3 5 39 21 18 394 Tottenham Hotspur 20 9 9 2 34 16 18 365 Manchester United 20 9 6 5 24 17 7 336 West Ham United 20 8 8 4 30 23 7 327 Crystal Palace 20 9 4 7 23 19 4 318 Liverpool 20 8 6 6 22 24 -2 309 Watford 20 8 5 7 25 22 3 2910 Stoke City 20 8 5 7 21 21 0 2911 Everton 20 6 9 5 36 29 7 2712 West Bromwich Albion 20 7 5 8 20 25 -5 2613 Southampton 20 6 6 8 26 24 2 2414 Chelsea 20 6 5 9 26 29 -3 2315 Norwich City 20 6 5 9 23 32 -9 2316 Bournemouth 20 5 6 9 22 34 -12 2117 Swansea City 20 4 7 9 17 26 -9 1918 Newcastle United 20 4 5 11 19 35 -16 1719 Sunderland 20 4 3 13 22 39 -17 1520 Aston Villa 20 1 5 14 16 37 -21 8last_img read more

CUMI looks to rake in $4 million from 10 and 5K Run/Walk

first_imgWestern Bureau:   Approximately 800 participants are expected to turn out for the eighth staging of the Committee for the Upliftment of the Mentally Ill (CUMI) – Come Run 10K and 5K Run/Walk, set for the grounds of the Tryall Club in Hanover on September 24. The disclosure was made at yesterday’s press launch at the Deja All-Inclusive Resort in Montego Bay, where the organisers also noted their intention to raise approximately $4 million from the event to help shore-up the CUMI Trust Fund that supports the rehabilitation of the mentally ill in and around St. James. “We made a significant amount last year to the tune of about $4 million and we intend to match that amount this year,” said Nurse Joy Crooks, CUMI’s chief administrator. The 25-year-old organisation is solely dependent on community outreach in gaining traction in its efforts to help the homeless and those mentally challenged on the streets of Montego Bay. The run/walk is CUMI’s main fund raising event, with each succeeding year bringing in more participation. However, due to logistics, the organisers have capped this year’s race at 800 entrants. Sponsors of this year’s event include the Tryall Club, Wysinco, Sandals Foundation, Fontana Pharmacy, the Caribbean Producers Jamaica Limited, Jamaica Money Market Brokers, Hi-Lo Food Stores with the Ministry of Health as title sponsors. It’s the first time in the eight years of the event that the Ministry of Health is being made the title sponsor, a very good development, according to nurse Crooks. “We are delighted to have the Ministry of Health playing the title sponsor role, as it lends itself to the belief that what we are trying to accomplish through the CUMI Come Run is being taken seriously by the government,” said Nurse Crooks. Running Events, led by Alfred “Franno” Francis will provide time management for the event. “The event will be chip-timed using our MyLaps BibTag Timing System, with a clock at the finish,” Francis explained, adding the system is well regarded across the world at top class race meets. Award Categories include 5K Run – first, second and third (Male & Female), 5K Walk – Novelty Prizes10K Run – first, second and third (Male & Female). There will also be an award for the largest corporate team.last_img read more

Akhmetov knows he’s in for tough challenge vs Eustaquio

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “My advantage should be my wrestling and ground game, but I am not going to rely only on that. I am willing to test myself against him on the feet, and show what my hands can do,” said Akhmetov.“I envision every possible scenario, from a quick win, to a tough decision where I overcome adversity. Whatever he brings to me, I will be ready for it,” he added.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendAkhmetov hopes to get back into title contention and he has to go through Eustaquio first before earning another shot.The Kazakh knows it won’t be a walk in the park. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Winning start LATEST STORIES Photo from ONE ChampionshipWhatever the result and however the fight would turnout, former ONE flyweight world champion Kairat Akhmetov said he will be ready for anything.Akhmetov faces tough Filipino Geje Eustaquio in the main event of ONE: Total Victory on Sept. 16 in Jakarta, Indonesia.ADVERTISEMENT “Geje Eustaquio is a good striker with decent takedown defense, and he has a good team behind him. I do not think he has a lot of weaknesses,” Akhmetov praised.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendcenter_img A costly, catty dispute finally settled Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ 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 How I strived for greatness—and failed—in front of LeBron James View comments It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Break new groundlast_img read more

Lyceum routs St. Benilde to stretch unbeaten run to 11

first_imgEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend 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 Edward Dixon made the most of the extended garbage time and poured 19 of his 27 points in the second half, to go with five rebounds, while Clement Leutcheu got 13 markers and 20 boards in the defeat.The Blazers suffered their fifth straight loss to go down to 2-9.The Scores:LYCEUM 83 – Perez 14, Ayaay 12, Nzeusseu 10, Caduyac 9, Pretta 9, Jc. Marcelino 7, Baltazar 7, Jv. Marcelino 6, Tansingco 5, Ibanez 2, Marata 2, Cinco 0, Liwag 0, Serrano 0.ST. BENILDE 69 – Dixon 27, Leutcheu 13, Belgica 10, Domingo 6, Johnson 5, Sta. Maria 4, Castor 2, Naboa 2, Pili 0, San Juan 0.ADVERTISEMENT For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Super letdown: Patriots routed in 2nd half, Chiefs win 42-27 Winning start End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Mayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ Break new ground View comments Quarters: 23-10, 46-30, 66-53, 83-69. LATEST STORIES A costly, catty dispute finally settled Cameroonian big man Mike Nzeusseu also chimed in a double-double of 10 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocks in the win, as Lyceum remained unbeaten after 11 games.“Every game, our mindset is we don’t look at the standings because we’re already battling our own race. It’s already about us at this point,” said deputy coach Jeff Perlas, who came in the press room for coach Topex Robinson.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThough the Pirates led by as high as 21, their 23 turnovers helped the Blazers catch up and trim the lead to just 14 to finish the game, something which Perlas raised as a remaining concern for the team.“We’re far from being satisfied because of our turnovers. We have to take care of the ball. The effort of the team is always there, but we have to acknowledge that teams have started to catch up on us. We have to find a way to adjust to their adjustments,” he said. CJ Perez. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netLyceum ran roughshod of St. Benilde for an 83-69 victory Friday in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.CJ Perez commandeered the fight for the Pirates as he scattered 14 points, nine rebounds, three assists, and two steals, while MJ Ayaay got 12 markers, four boards, and two assists.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img read more