Eduard Folayang, Shinya Aoki meet again in stacked ONE Championship card in Japan

first_imgGretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Hotshots rule After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments The premier mixed martial arts organization have put together a slambang ONE: A New Era fight night on March 31 that will see three world title defenses and the first appearance of ONE Championship’s two prized recruits.Team Lakay bet Eduard Folayang is set to defend his ONE lightweight world title against the same person he stopped to get the crown in 2016.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissFolayang will face Japanese icon Shinya Aoki in a long-awaited rematch for the belt four months after the Bagui0-native recaptured the lightweight throne with a unanimous decision win over Amir Khan.Demetrious Johnson and Eddie Alvarez, the promotion’s biggest signings last year, are also scheduled to make their much-awaited debut in the ONE Championship cage. ONE Championship is pulling out all the stops for its debut card in Japan.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Alvarez will face top lightweight contender Timofey Nastyukhin of Russia while Johnson, widely considered one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in history, will take on hometown bet Yuya Wakamatsu in the card.In the other blockbuster title bouts, Xiong Jing Nan faces challenger Angela Lee, who is looking for to become ONE’s first two-division champion, in the ONE women’s strawweight bout while Myanmar hero Aung La N Sang defends his middleweight strap against Ken Hasegawa out of JapanThe ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix will also kick off at ONE: A New Era with initial bouts yet to be announced.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READlast_img read more

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PBA D-League: Ateneo dismantles AMA for 3rd win in 4 games

first_imgRogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Angelo Kouame flexed his strength to the tune of 22 points, 15 rebounds, and four blocks to lead Ateneo while Thirdy Ravena had 14 points, four rebounds, and eight assists in just three quarters.Cignal-Ateneo hit its shots early, going on a 9-0 opening run to end the first quarter convincingly ahead, 27-9.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs“I just feel like we were a little bit disprestecful to ourselves, to our opponents, and to the game, but more to ourselves the last time out. We have to come out and do your best every game and today, we were much better,” said Ateneo head coach Tab Baldwin.BJ Andrade also found his rhythm for the Blue Eagles with 21 points on 6-of-13 shooting from deep with five assists and three boards while Mike Nieto pitched in a 10-point, 12-rebound double-double. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history MOST READ LATEST STORIES 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 Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Klay Thompson apologizes to low-energy Warriors fanscenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Thirdy Ravena for Cignal-Ateneo. PBA IMAGESMANILA, Philippines—Cignal-Ateneo bounced back from its last lost and ripped AMA Online Education, 111-81, in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The Blue Eagles dropped to University of Santo Tomas, 112-98, last week but have since recovered to take a 3-1 record in the pre-season tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Joshua Munzon finished with a game-high 41 points to go along nine rebounds while Franky Johnson had 22 points and seven boards.The Titans dropped to 1-3.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

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NEC Hands Down Verdict Today

first_imgIn ANC’s District #17 Primary DisputeWith ten days to the close of candidate nominations, authorities at the National Elections Commission (NEC) said they will announce the verdict on a complaint that arose from the Montserrado Electoral District #17 primary.The primary, which was expected to be conducted between aspirants George V. Curtis and Abraham Sesay on the ticket of the opposition Alternative National Congress (ANC), was postponed due to a complaint filed to the NEC by Mr. Curtis.In his letter of complaint, Curtis said he was officially informed by the party, as a candidate of the district, that the ANC’s Montserrado primaries were to be conducted on Wednesday, June 21, at the party’s national headquarters. This resolve on the part of the party was after three other postponements without any justifiable reasons, he said.He argued in his letter that on the day of the primaries, both candidates of the District #17 primary were present, including the absolute majority (30 delegates) of the delegates eligible to vote in the primary election.Mr. Curtis’ letter said consistent with the rules governing the primary elections regarding quorum, the election should have been held, “but on the contrary the process was deferred to June 22, at 10:00 a.m. with consensus reached by both candidates.”“To my dismay, my contender did not show up for the primary election as agreed, and delegates again were present in the majority, but the party failed to conduct the process without any legitimate reason; something which sparked a commotion at which time I was manhandled by the party’s private security,” he said in his letter.An ANC insider, who spoke to our reporter yesterday, alleged that members of the executive committee had accepted an undisclosed sum of money from one of the aspirants to guarantee him victory at the primaries, a claim vehemently denied by ANC’s chair, Lafayette Gould.Meanwhile, a letter signed and dated June 30, 2017 by Jeremiah S. Swen, acting national secretary general of the party, indicated that the action of aspirant Curtis was in violation of the party’s constitution, section 23 of Article 7, which reads: “Forgery, impersonation, misrepresentation, misinformation, falsehood, and manipulation of the outcome of the meetings and exercises that are intended to produce undemocratic results that do not reflect the true intention of party members.”In addition, Mr. Swen said Rule #3 of the Code of Conduct requests that “All members of the ANC shall at all times be self-controlled in public and that they must treat persons with respect and hold themselves in high esteem. Partisans shall demonstrate the virtues of the party by staying away from all acts which are considered as public nuisances and other acts that are prohibited in the society.”One of the delegates, Scott Sammy, who spoke to the Daily Observer yesterday via mobile phone, called on members of the ANC District#17 leadership and certified delegates to participate in the pending district primary. “We wish to use this medium to complain to your honorable office (NEC) about the postponement of the party’s primary,” he said.Sammy said the primary was postponed from June 21, 2017 to June 22, 2017 with the quorum of 29 out of the 34 delegates.“Both candidates agreed to participate in the process which was expected to start at 10:00 a.m. Unfortunately only one of the candidates in the person of Hon. George V. Curtis, Sr. showed up and the primary committee, without any justifiable reason, failed to conduct the primary,” he added.He said on the same day, private security personnel of the party manhandled delegates who were speaking against the unnecessary delay of the process. This led to the destruction of properties belonging to some delegates. The party took a decision to postpone the primary for time indefinite.“We, therefore, recommend to the commission to prevail upon the party to conduct the primary between both candidates. Because of the failure on the part of the party to conduct the primary between the two candidates, we as delegates petitioned the NEC not to accept any nomination of candidate from District #17, Montserrado County by the ANC,” said Sammy.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more

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US-based Guyanese killed

first_img− manhunt launched for boyfriendA 16-year-old girl was shot dead by her boyfriend while babysitting her cousin at their Brooklyn, New YorkDead: Shemel Mercuriusapartment on Tuesday evening.Dead is Shemel Mercurius who moved to the United States four years ago and stayed at the family’s East Flatbush apartment.The teen was watching over her three-year-old cousin when gunfire rang out, hitting her several times.Persons who heard the gunshots rushed to the scene only to find the teenager in a semi-conscious state. She was picked up and rushed to the Kings County Hospital where she died while receiving medical attention. The three-year-old was unharmed, Police stated.Police also confirmed that the teenager was shot by her 19-year-old boyfriend to the back and leg. The Police have since launched a manhunt for the teenage boyfriend.However, new information revealed that a man armed with an assault rifle was seen barging into the Brooklyn apartment building where the teenager was killed.Further, reports stated that the now dead teenager tried to keep the gun-toting man and a female companion from entering the apartment where she was babysitting her todder cousin.Surveillance footage confirmed that the armed man was trying to force his way into the apartment around 18:00h on Tuesday. Based on camera footage, Mercurius opened the door and let him and the woman in.However, the pair was seen on video fleeing the sixth-floor apartment after Mercurius was fatally wounded. Police stated that dead girl’s boyfriend was “a person of interest” in the shooting.last_img read more

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Donnarumma urged by AC Milan to sort out contract before Under-21 Euros

first_img Gianluigi Donnarumma in Italy training AC Milan want Manchester United and Real Madrid target Gianluigi Donnarumma to sort out his contract before he heads to the Under-21 European Championships this summer.The goalkeeper is currently locked in talks with the Italian giants over fresh terms as his current deal expires in a year.Milan want the 18-year-old to sign a new long-term deal, but Manchester United and Real Madrid have reportedly expressed an interest in him.That has caused negotiations to stall and now, according to Gazzetta dello Sport, Milan have told Donnarumma to make up his mind before the Under-21 European Championships start this summer.They kick-off on June 16 in Poland and Donnarumma will be busy representing Italy’s under-21s, making contract talks difficult.As a result, Milan want Donnarumma’s contract resolved before then and they are ready to offer him £66,000-a-week to get a deal done. 1last_img read more

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DONEGAL MAN’S SHORT FILM WINS BIG AT GALWAY FILM FLEADH

first_imgA short film written by a Donegal man has scooped a major award at the Galway Film Fleadh.Antoin Beag O’Colla’s Irish language short Rúbaí took home the Best First Short Drama award.The film tells the story of a young girl who, while her class is preparing for their First Holy Communion, announces the she is an atheist and refuses to participate. Produced by Gemma O’Shaughnessy for Magamedia Teo, Rúbaí was made under BSÉ/IFB Gearrscannáin short film schemeAntoin told Donegal Daily that he really wanted to film the movie in his native Magheraroarty but was prevented on doing so by his budget.“I really enjoyed writing the script and the cast and crew have done a terrific job with it.“Hopefully this is just the first of many awards for the film and many more films to come,” he said.  DONEGAL MAN’S SHORT FILM WINS BIG AT GALWAY FILM FLEADH was last modified: July 17th, 2013 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:GALWAY FILM FLEADHRUBAIlast_img read more

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HARPS BAG THREE POINTS AFTER 2-0 WIN OVER BOTTOM CLUB COBH

first_imgMcNulty: On the scoresheetCobh Ramblers 0 Finn Harps 2 Finn Harps got back to winning ways with a comfortable 2-0 win over Cobh Ramblers in their Airtricity First Division clash at St Colman’s Park.Goals from Pat McCann, who fired Harps in front in the 17th minute, and defender Damien McNulty wrapped up the three points in the 57th minute to end a winless streak that saw Ollie Horgan’s side pick up just two points in their previous six league games. The victory moves Harps 10 points clear of Ramblers who remain rooted to the bottom of the league on two points.The Ballybofey club are now in fourth place on 12 points but way behind runaway league leaders Shelbourne who top the table on 23 points, seven ahead of second-placed Wexford Youths whose game with Longford Town was postponed.Cobh Ramblers: Robert Birdsall, Brendan Frahill, Martin Deady, Craig Burns, Sean O’Mahony, Ryan Goldsmith, George Gill, Bobbi Donoghue (Anthony O’Donnell), Keith O’Flynn, Jonathan Creamer, Alan O’Flynn.Unused substitutes: Rob Lynch, Eoin Hastings, Shane Hallahan, Cian Murphy, Jonathan Spillane. Finn Harps: Shaun Patton, Keith Cowan, Ciaran Coll, Caoimhin Bonner, Damien McNulty, Pat McCann, Josh Mailey, Michael Funston ((Mark Forker 90+1), Carel Tiofack (Jonny Bonner 75), Sean McCarron, Paul McVeigh (Gareth Harkin 85).Unused ubstitutes: Conor Winn, Graham Fisher, Thomas Bonner.Referee: Anthony Mulally.Elsewhere, a Paul O’Connor goal in the 17th minute earned Sligo Rovers a 1-0 win over Dundalk in the Setanta Sports Cup final at Tallaght Stadium in Dublin.RESULTS Setanta Sports Cup FinalDundalk 0 Sligo Rovers (Paul O’Connor 17) 1Airtricity First DivisionLongford Town v Wexford Youths (postponed) Cobh Ramblers 0 Finn Harps (McCann 17, McNulty 57) 2HARPS BAG THREE POINTS AFTER 2-0 WIN OVER BOTTOM CLUB COBH was last modified: May 12th, 2014 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:Cobh Ramblersfinn harpslast_img read more

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Five more HDN teams to open NCS

first_imgFive more local teams will begin their quest for a North Coast Section title this afternoon, and all five will host their first-round games.In baseball, South Fork, Arcata and Del Norte all kick off their respective campaigns, while in softball both McKinleyville and St. Bernard’s will be in action.The Cubs are seeded No. 1 in the Division-VI baseball bracket and will open against No. 8 Anderson Valley in Miranda at 5 p.m.South Fork comes into the game at 15-10, after finishing third in a …last_img read more

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Kaizer Chiefs wrap up 2013 PSL title

first_imgTop flight titlesChiefs have won South Africa’s PSL three times since it came into being in 1996/97. They were founded in 1970 and won their first South African top flight title in 1974. They have since achieved that feat 11 times in all. 16 May 2013 “I would also like to make special mention of Platinum Stars and Orlando Pirates who made this title race interesting,” he added. They will be presented with the PSL trophy at the last game against the University of Pretoria at Mbombela Stadium in Nelspruit. Kaizer Chiefs’ great Doctor Khumalo told the club’s website that the objective heading into the season was to bring back the Amakhosi’s glory days. He also praised the role played by Baxter, saying: “The coach brought new ideas and made the players believe in themselves. He also made the players realise the importance of donning the gold and black.” In recent years, the race for the PSL title has gone all the way to the final weekend, but Chiefs winning of the league was the earliest since Mamelodi Sundowns won it by 10 points in the 2006/07 season. Ironically, during Baxter’s time in charge of the national team, Chiefs won the PSL in both seasons under Ted Dumitru. Baxter’s influence SuperSport United claimed three titles in succession before the Buccaneers won two in a row: in 2009/10, they finished one point clear of Mamelodi Sundowns; in 2008/09, they edge Pirates on goal difference; in 2007/08, they finished two points clear of Ajax Cape Town. Chiefs received R10-million for winning the league. The league title marked a successful return to South African football for manager Stuart Baxter, Bafana Bafana’s coach in 2004 and 2005, who took over the reins from Vladimir Vermezovic. Baxter is the first England-born coach to lead a team to the PSL title.center_img The Amakhosi had all but wrapped up the title this past weekend, even though they had not been in action, after their closest rivals, Platinum Stars and Orlando Pirates, suffered defeats. Golden Arrows beat Stars 2-1, while a late goal from Mamelodi Sundowns saw Pirates lose 1-0. The title was Chiefs’ first since the 2004/05 season and they matched that season’s record of losing only two matches, although one game must still be played on Saturday, the PSL’s final weekend. Recent PSL seasons Kaizer Chiefs wrapped up the 2012/13 Premier Soccer League (PSL) title with a game to go when they played to a 1-1 draw with SuperSport United at Peter Mokaba Stadium in Polokwane on Wednesday. With a four-point lead, they cannot be caught. Entertaining and beautiful football The Sea Robbers were back to winning ways on Wednesday, crushing bottom club Black Leopards 4-1, but it was too little too late as they came up short of a third title in succession. Last season, 2011/12, Orlando Pirates finished two points ahead of Moroka Swallows. Pirates also claimed the honours in 2010/11, but only on goal difference over Ajax Cape Town. “Kaizer Chiefs have played entertaining and beautiful football this season and this victory is well deserved. The fact that Chiefs led the race from day one is commendable and indicative of the work they have done this season,” the PSL’s Acting CEO, Cambridge Mokanyane, said. Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materiallast_img read more

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Money Monday

first_imgBy Barbara O’NeillWhat types of military pay can be used to make Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) contributions?Maj. Gen. Merdith “Bo” Temple is retiring from the U.S. Army after serving a distinguished 37-year military career.Like all workers with earned income from a paycheck, service members can elect to make Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) contributions from their basic pay. In addition, they can contribute from 1% to 100% of any incentive pay, special pay, or bonus pay to their TSP account as long as they also elect to make contributions from their basic pay. Service members can make this election even if they are not currently receiving incentive, special, or bonus pay, and TSP contributions will be deducted in the future if they do receive such pay.It should be noted that TSP contributions from all types of pay must not exceed the Internal Revenue Service section 415(c) annual addition limit for the year for defined contribution plans ($51,000 in 2013). For more information, refer to this article.Browse more military personal finance blog posts and webinars answered by experts.Follow Dr. O’Neill on Twitter!This post was published on the Military Families Learning Network blog on February 25, 2013.last_img read more

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