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

Sisters doing it for Generation Earth

first_imgTogether with Catherine (left), Ella (right) has founded the Generation Earth youth development and networking platform (images: Miss Earth South Africa)Ella and Catherine Constantinides have built their careers on loving the planet, and spreading that love to South Africa’s youngsters through their Generation Earth initiative.“Generation Earth is geared towards helping educate these young minds so that when they are in decision-making positions no matter what career they find themselves in, they will consider people and planet in conjunction with profit,” says Ella.last_img read more

Remains of crashed IAF aircraft found

first_imgAn expedition by the Dogra Scouts has recovered parts of an Indian Air Force AN-12 transport aircraft that crashed in the icy mountains of Himachal Pradesh 51 years ago, killing all 102 people on board, the Army said on Sunday.The Western Command launched an operation on July 26 to recover the mortal remains of over 90 missing soldiers, who were on board the AN-12 BL-534 aircraft which went missing over the Rohtang Pass in Kullu district on February 7, 1968.After 13 days of rigorous search and recovery operation in the Dhaka Glacier at an altitude of 5,240 m, the team recovered parts of the aircraft like the aero engine, fuselage, electric circuits, propeller, fuel tank unit, air brake assembly and a cockpit door, it said in a statement. Personal belongings of the passengers were also recovered.The search area, including the location of recoveries, has been mapped for future reference, the Army said. The expedition was joined by a team of the Indian Air Force on August 6 to augment the operation.The glacier had high levels of snow accumulation due to old avalanches, precipitous gradients, avalanche-prone slopes and open crevasses along the course which made movement of the team extremely difficult and energy sapping.The aircraft went missing on its way back to the Chandigarh Air Force base.Since the crash, there were rumours that the aircraft might have strayed into the enemy territory and might have been forced to land in the enemy territory with all passengers being taken as prisoners of war.However, the mystery of the missing airplane was finally solved as a mountaineering expedition in 2003 stumbled on the debris of the plane near the Dhaka Glacier, and found the identity card of a soldier who was on board the missing aircraft.Fresh hopeThis discovery gave a fresh ray of hope to the families of the missing passengers that the bodies would be recovered for performing the last rites.Since then, numerous search missions have been launched to recover the bodies of the missing soldiers. However, only five bodies have been found till date.last_img read more

Gareth Southgate embraces pressure as England seek revenge against Croatia

first_imgThe Observer Gareth Southgate Share on Twitter Share on Facebook England players need club games to keep places, says Gareth Southgate Share on LinkedIn Topics “There is no smooth path to the top and Raheem has had to overcome a few setbacks, but life in sport is about developing resilience.“Defenders are frightened by speed, and that’s where Raheem, Jadon Sancho and Marcus Rashford give us another dimension.“I particularly like the fact that Raheem works incredibly hard without the ball,” he added. “The days have gone when forwards would only turn it on with the ball at their feet, you have to work harder than that now.“That’s what Borussia Dortmund demand, and so do Manchester City and Liverpool.” England Read more news “Having had experience at the highest level now I am even more convinced that these are the games that really matter, the ones where you grow. Croatia deserved to go through to the final in summer, we have to take our medicine on that, but I have had a couple of conversations with their coach since and we both agree that the more big games you play, the more you learn to handle the pressure so that eventually you will be able to get over the line.“We are in a good position now, we don’t have to rip everything up and start again, we have made progress and we want to keep that progress going.”Croatia crop up again on Friday as England’s next opponents in the Uefa Nations League, Luka Modric, Ivan Rakitic and all. Southgate would have liked a full stadium in Zagreb as the World Cup runners-up took the opportunity to remind England what happened in summer; instead, the game will be played behind closed doors in Rijeka as part of a clampdown on terrace racism in the past.“It’s not ideal but the lads will still know they are playing for England,” Southgate said. “I would have preferred a bouncing stadium so that I could tell the players to go out and deal with it, but though we have a different sort of experience instead, the quality of the opponent is still really high so we will have enough of a challenge.”Faced with a few midfield regulars out with injury for the games in Croatia and then, a week on Monday, in Spain, Southgate took the opportunity to bring in some new young faces, with Borussia Dortmund’s Jadon Sancho the most intriguing selection. Formerly on Manchester City’s books the 18‑year‑old, who was part of England’s Under-17 World Cup success last year, has prospered after moving to the Bundesliga to find playing time.Sancho is already highly rated in Germany and probably ripe for a full England debut rather than merely an opportunity to gain experience with the seniors, though ahead of him is a young winger still at Manchester City. All Raheem Sterling has to do, according to Southgate, is to add goals to his game. “Raheem’s level of performance has been good, all that is missing is the finishing,” the manager said. “If he had scored a couple in the summer everyone would be viewing his tournament in a much more positive way. He has started the season well with City and should feel good about what he is doing. Share on WhatsApp Share via Email Read more Announcing Gareth Southgate’s contract extension this week, the FA chief executive, Martin Glenn, acknowledged the England manager had come in rather quietly. “In the past we have always been looking for a messiah,” he said. “We turned to Gareth for different reasons but he has been the one to take us forward.”This might position Southgate quite neatly as the anti-messiah, yet it still leads to a certain amount of expectation. Glenn kept emphasising the need for consistency, mentioning that England ought to be reaching semi-finals more regularly if not winning tournaments in the near future, and it is a pressure the manager readily accepts.“We’ve got an exciting group of players coming through, in some cases players who have actually won World Cups at youth level,” Southgate said. “One thing we always said to our junior teams is that we should strive to be in the later stages of tournaments, the finals if possible, because those are the games where you learn the most. Gareth Southgate takes leap of faith with England boys’ brigade Share on Pinterest Croatia Share on Messenger Reuse this contentlast_img read more

Bahamas Maritime Authority and Chinese Embassy Representatives Meet in Courtesy Call on

first_img Related Items: Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApp#Bahamas, September 20, 2017 – Nassau – Representatives of the Bahamas Maritime Authority and of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China met during a recent courtesy call on the Minister of Transport and Local Government, the Hon. Frankie Campbell, third right, at the Ministry.Pictured, from left: Retired Commodore Davy Rolle, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, Bahamas Maritime Authority; Ying Qu, First Secretary, Economic and Commercial Counselor’s Office of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas; Lorraine Armbrister, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Transport and Local Government; His Excellency Huang Qinguo, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the People’s Republic of China to the Commonwealth of The Bahamas; Minister Campbell; Denise Lewis-Johnson, Chairman, Bahamas Maritime Authority; and Peter John Goulandris, Deputy Chairman, Bahamas Maritime Authority.(BIS Photo/Eric Rose) Facebook Twitter Google+LinkedInPinterestWhatsApplast_img read more

Dortmund director Pulisic will succeed in the Premier League

first_imgBorussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has no doubts that Christian Pulisic will quickly adapt to Premier League football and thrive at ChelseaThe Blues signed the highly-rated Pulisic in a €64m deal this month and have loaned him back to Dortmund for the remainder of this season.Since arriving at Signal Iduna Park in 2015, Pulisic has grown into one of the most exciting young prospects for both European football and the United States.Therefore, Zorc has no doubts that the 20-year-old winger will prove to be a success in the Premier League.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“He’s a lad who comes with that typically American self-confidence,” Zorc told ESPN.“Many of his characteristics will help him in England where everything is just little bit more intense than in the Bundesliga.“He has the pace, he’s got the dribbling, he wants to get ahead at all costs. I don’t know a single reason why he wouldn’t make it there.”Dortmund are currently training in Marbella, Spain, ahead of their return to Bundesliga action from the winter break on January 19 away to RB Leipzig.last_img read more

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