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first_imgAlmazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Making matters worse was Ricardo being assessed with a technical foul for calling excessive timeouts with 2:44 remaining in the game and with the Jawbreakers already leading, 99-53.The Mighty Roasters have lost their four games by an average of 26.25 points, with this 47-point rout being their worst defeat in the conference.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson PBA IMAGESIn the wake of its four-game losing start in the 2018 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup, Mila’s Lechon will be summoned to the Commissioner’s Office to explain its side following its humiliating 55-102 defeat to Zark’s Burger-Lyceum.Officials from the league’s technical committee confirmed that the team management, led by coach Jesse Ricardo, will meet PBA commissioner Willie Marcial on Friday in the league office in Libis after yet another pitiful loss from Mighty Roasters.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track LATEST STORIES They stumbled to their fourth straight defeat, but questions were raised following the 47-point thumping after players seemingly showed complete lack of effort in the second half.Mila’s Lechon actually played superb in the first two quarters, shocking Zark’s-Lyceum with an 11-3 start and staying in step thanks to its 42-percent shooting.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 folkBut it was a different story after the halftime break as the Mighty Roasters showed little to no willingness to play defense, allowing the Jawbreakers to stage a 23-0 run and break the game wide open, 67-41, in the third period.Zark’s-Lyceum coach Topex Robinson also related from his players that they were being encouraged by their foes to run the score up, which translated to 38 turnover points from 30 miscues from Mila’s Lechon.center_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. UAE: Ras al-Khaimah welcomes new year with impressive fireworks PLAY LIST 01:10UAE: Ras al-Khaimah welcomes new year with impressive fireworks01:13New Year: Sydney celebrates start of 2020 under toxic cloud02:45Drilon blasts Duterte’s infra program as ‘dismal failure’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 MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Vicente blasts UE starters after blowout loss to UST Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hourslast_img read more

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first_img…medication regulations to be upgradedThe local pharmaceutical sector will be closely evaluated in the coming week in order to upgrade laws, acts, regulations and policies. The collaborative effort between the Public Health Ministry and the Pan American Health Organisation/World Health Organisation (PAHO/WHO) will primarily focus on the widespread abuse of anti-biotic medicines, the existence of illegal pharmacists and other irregularities instigated by many patients.Director of Pharmacies at the Public Health Ministry, Oneil Atkins, said the two-day consultation aims to beef up the “weak” medicines and pharmaceutical policies that currently exist and are preyed upon by patients, professionals and charlatans operating in the sector.Additionally, the forum is intended to assist patients with identifying which pharmacies are legally registered and also sharpen the awareness of said patients. Atkins noted that many patients are “too uninformed” about critical pharmaceutical issues and policy matters in the sector.Atkins also expressed concern over the fact that many patients visit pharmacists or physicians with the intention of demanding medication when most times all they need is a conversation with a specialist.The Public Health Ministry is especially concerned about the abuse of antibiotic medicines among practitioners and patients. It was highlighted that the widespread abuse is rampant in Region Two (Pomeroon-Supenaam), Region Three (Essequibo Islands-West Demerara), Region Four (Demerara-Mahaica), and in Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne).Atkins, who also acts as an advisor to Public Health Minister Volda Lawrence, stated that the upgraded documents will see practitioners being ‘more responsible and accountable’ and help keep counterfeit drugs off the local market. He expressed hopes that the legislators will act ‘as fast as possible’ to get the new laws and regulations enacted to help the Public Health Ministry deal with the grave problem with antibiotic resistance in Guyana.When the issue was brought to light last year, Minister Lawrence noted that the long-overdue overhauling of the pharmaceutical sector is to help “administer the quality of primary healthcare and health services to the citizens of our beloved country.”last_img read more

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first_imgA startling revelation derived from a survey is that only 25 per cent of food businesses meet the sanitary requirements set out in regulations emanating from the Government Analyst Food and Drug Department (GA-FDD), and that body is now urging the public to report businesses that engage in unsanitary practices.Director of GA-FDD, Marlan Cole, has related that if reports are made, Food Inspection Officers would be armed with the information, which they would use to ensure the affected businesses comply with the regulations.Director of GA-FDD, Marlon Cole, and other officials of the Government Analyst Food and Drugs DepartmentSpeaking at a press conference on Wednesday, Cole said the public has a right to ensure and to demand proper services in terms of the sanitation of food businesses. He is calling on the public to share information with GA-FDD to assist the department is carrying out its mandate.“We believe in information-sharing and information for action, and the public could demand…. If persons are not using gloves, maybe the public should say, ‘Well, you should use gloves’; if they are not using hairnets in the facility to prevent the hair from going into the food…. The public is very vigilant in terms of where they go to eat, and so we are not advising people to stop supporting fast-food businesses, but they are eyes out there that can help us in our work, and the expectation is to prevent diarrhoeal diseases and food poisoning etc, because that will have a strain on our health systems,” Cole explained.Dr Susan Reynolds, Chief Medical Officer of the City Public Health Department, who was also present at the press conference, noted that if reports are made, then GA-FDD would immediately take action.“What the public can do is, if they have come down with an infectious disease like diarrhoea and vomiting, report it early; because if others have been eating from the same establishment, it means that we can categorise that as a food-borne illness and we could take further action immediately,” the CMO assured.However, in addition to the public support, Onika Alleyne-Blackman, Chief Meat and Food Inspector, has called for more staff, and more training of staff coupled with more frequent inspections for the food sanitation issue to be tackled.Coming out of the survey, which was carried out between September 2018 and April 2019, is that an alarming number of food businesses were found to be breaching sanitary regulatory requirements, with transgressions ranging from employees not properly washing their hands to the storage and preparation of meals; and this has now become a cause for concern.The survey was conducted on some 55 businesses in Georgetown, Corentyne, New Amsterdam, and those in the vicinity of the Cheddi Jagan International Airport (CJIA).Microbiological samples were taken of the food, from workers’ hands, from food contact surfaces, from food service containers, and air quality. Of the 99 food samples submitted, 37 per cent was unsatisfactory. Of the 102 hands of workers that were swabbed after washing, 47 per cent was unsatisfactory. In regard to food contact surfaces (cutting boards and utensils), 30 per cent of the 125 surfaces swabbed after cleaning was unsatisfactory, and 46 per cent of the 48 food service containers (food boxes) sampled were unsatisfactory.The air quality in most establishments was generally satisfactory, since 95 per cent of the 64 air quality samples taken was satisfactory.last_img read more

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first_imgWest Ham look set to miss out on Hugo Almeida as the Portugal striker is on the verge of joining Eintracht Frankfurt.Hammers boss Sam Allardyce needs a new striker after Andy Carroll’s latest injury setback and he opted to reprise his interest in Almeida, who he has monitored on and off over the past year.However, Allardyce’s hopes of landing the free agent are dwindling as sources in Germany claim the 30-year-old is closing in on a switch to Eintracht Frankfurt.Almeida, who left Turkish club Besiktas earlier this year, has vast experience of playing in the Bundesliga having spent four and a half seasons at Werder Bremen. 1 Hugo Almeida last_img read more

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first_imgNext up, Iceland take on Hungary in Group F. Here’s how the two teams line up. #ISL #HUN #EURO2016 #ISLHUN pic.twitter.com/JqYDXRKRlw— UEFA Nations League (@UEFAEURO) June 18, 2016 Iceland joint coach Lars Lagerbäck said before this evening’s clash: “Hungary are a good team. I’ve been impressed with them. I think they have taken a step forward [in the finals]. They’re well organised and work hard, so I expect a really, really tough game.”While Hungary coach Bernd Storck provided a little insight into his tactics: “Our strategy will be a little bit different to how it was against Austria. Iceland are a different team, they play very physically, they are very disciplined, and they play a different tactical style. They have a lot of internationally experienced players and a very, very good team spirit.”Confirmed team news: 2 2center_img Euro 2016: Every Goal, Every Game, Every Day on talkSPORTHungary are hoping to book their place in the last 16 with victory over Iceland on Saturday evening, kick off 5pm BST at the Stade Velodrome.Both sides impressed in their opening games – with Iceland drawing 1-1 with a Cristiano Ronaldo-led Portugal and Iceland sealing a 2-0 victory over an exciting Austria team.It’ll be a difficult one to call, with both sides having sealed three wins apiece in their six previous competitve encounters.LIVE on talkSPORT: Iceland v Hungary – click here for commentary from the Stade Veldrome, at 5pm (BST) on June 18, 2016Here’s how Group F looks ahead of their meeting: Euro 2016: Every Goal, Every Game, Every Day on talkSPORT last_img read more

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first_imgTHE CAREER NUMBERS174 career goals in 304 games for five clubs (Tottenham Hotspur and loans to Leyton Orient, Millwall, Norwich City and Leicester City) and country108 Premier League goals in 153 games – placing him 22nd all-time and the second-fastest (after Alan Shearer) to reach 100 in the competition (141 games)18 England goals in 26 caps – the most in the current squad, with 13 in his last nine56 goals in all competitions in 2017 – the most by any player in Europe, including a record SIX Premier League hat-tricksTwo Premier League Golden Boots in 2015/16 and 2016/17 – narrowly missed out last season, finishing two behind Liverpool’s Mo Salah after hitting the 30-goal mark for the first timeSix per cent of all the World Cup goals England have ever scored – in just 2.8 per cent of the minutes England have ever played at World Cups Kane is the first player since Lineker in 1986 to score a hat-trick and a brace in back-to-back World Cup games CAPTAIN KANEHat-trick against Panama was first by an England captain since Shearer in 1999 – and first by any England player since Jermain Defoe in 2010First hat-trick by an England captain at a World Cup11 goals in seven games as Three Lions skipper – netting every time he has worn the armband for his country 6 6 Expectations are high for the Three Lions after a roaring start in Russia Kane’s five goals in Russia place him one ahead of Cristiano Ronaldo and Romelu Lukaku 6 Kane’s hat-trick against Panama was only England’s third at World Cup finals 6 If football is truly coming home this summer, then the man guiding it step-by-step on its way is Harry Kane (sorry Gareth).After two games, five goals, six points and one huge chance to end 52 long years of hurt, captain Kane is doing what he does best – firing his team to victory. Kane leads the Golden Boot race at the 2018 World Cup, scoring with all five of his shots on target 6 6 RECORDS HE COULD BREAK AT THE WORLD CUPMost goals by an England player in a single tournament – Gary Lineker, 6 (1986)Most goals by an England player in World Cups – Gary Lineker, 10 (1986, 1990)First England player to score in first three games at a World CupMost goals in a World Cup group stage – Oleg Salenko, 6 (Russia, 1994) Gareth Southgate’s decision to hand Kane the armband pre-tournament has proved a masterstroke so far First player to score in six consecutive England games for 79 years (currently on five) – Tommy Lawton, 1938-39 (a record, jointly held with Tinsley Lindley in 1987-88 and Jimmy Windridge in 1908)Most England goals in a single calendar year (currently on six) – 12, George Hilson in 1908 and Dixie Dean in 1927Fifth player to score two World Cup hat-tricks – Sandor Kocsis, Just Fontaine, Gerd Muller, Gabriel Batistuta (all two)And finally… most goals in a single World Cup tournament – Just Fontaine, 13 (France, 1958)talkSPORT are with listeners all day and all night at this year’s 2018 FIFA World Cup™ with over 800 hours of World Cup content and all 64 games live across the talkSPORT network. Now adding looping 20-yard deflections off his heel to his already wide-ranging scoring repertoire, Kane is the favourite to take home the Golden Boot in Russia.When the last World Cup ended, Kane had a grand total of five goals under his belt for his club Spurs. Bursting onto the scene the following season, he has since added a staggering 135 in four years for Mauricio Pochettino’s side, in just 188 games.His phenomenal goalscoring trajectory, gradually creeping further up the Premier League and England goalscoring charts, appears to have only just begun, with the 24-year-old still years from his peak.Like all the best goal-hungry strikers, the numbers are what matter. Here, we look at Kane’s most mind-blowing statistics, and what records he could be set to break this summer. HOW HE HAS SCORED THEMRight foot 106, left foot 38, headers 29, other 1In the box 130, outside the box 23, penalties 21Kane has scored goals in 76 different minutes, including 14 after the clock hits 90 – the only ones missing on his checklist are the 2nd, 5th, 8th, 10th, 17th, 19th, 31st, 36th, 44th, 55th, 66th, 84th, 85th and 87th minutes.last_img read more

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first_imgEverton and Republic of Ireland star Seamus Coleman has confirmed he will attend this Sunday’s ‘Heroes and Legends’ gathering at the Villa Rose Hotel in Ballyybofey.Seamus ColemanThe Killybegs star is one of a number of high-profile footballers who will be present on the night.He is being released from international training duty by caretaker boss Noel King. The aim of the night is to honour all professional players from Donegal who have played abroad.The night is being hosted and arranged by Donegal goalkeeping legends Packie Bonner and Shay Given.Paddy Harte of The Gathering said everything is beginning to fall into place for what promises to be a great night.“Packie and Shay have put in Trojan work and things are really beginning to click. “We’re delighted that Seamus is able to join so many other players on the night.“There are still tickets available for what promises to be a great occasion,” he said. EVERTON STAR COLEMAN SIGNS UP FOR DONEGAL’S SOCCER GATHERING! was last modified: October 4th, 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:Heroes and Legendsseamus colemanThe Gatheringlast_img read more

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first_imgPictured at the presentation of winning cheques were, from left to right: Brian Ormond, Money Spinner Host; Mary Foley, the winning player and Gerry O’Donoghue, The National Lottery. The winning ticket was purchased in Reidy’s Centra, Coyrig, Foynes, Co. Limerick.Letterkenny women Mary Foley  was over the moon after she scooped €20,000 on the National Lottery’s money spinner event at the weekend.Mary also won a city break at the event which was held at the National Lottery offices in Dublin on Saturday.Donegal’s love affair with the money spinning game-show continues with Mary’s win coming hot on the heels of Eamon Foy’s win last weekend at Lough Eske. Mary left Dublin absolutely delighted last weekend, and hopefully the thousands of Donegal fans heading to Croker this weekend will have a similar feeling of joy after both the minors and seniors defeat the Dubs. LETTERKENNY WOMEN SCOOPS €20,000 ON NATIONAL LOTTERY’S MONEY SPINNER EVENT was last modified: August 25th, 2014 by Mark ForkerShare 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:FeaturesletterkennylotteryMary FoleynewsNoticesvictorylast_img read more

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first_imgThe Cubs in training on Monday eveningThe Uganda U17 national team kick off their preparations for the forthcoming U17 AFCON regional qualifiers on Monday evening.The team entered residential camp on Monday at Njeru Technical Centre where they will go through several training sessions before heading to Tanzania for the qualifiers.23 players took part in the first session conducted by team head coach Peter Onen with the support of his backroom staff.Onduparaka’s trio of Iddi Abduwalid, Tonny Kenty and John Rogers plus Jimmy Mubber from St. Peter’s Junior School were the only ones absent but are expected to join up with the others Tuesday.A fortnight ago, a squad of 31 was summoned but had to first go through a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) scan to ascertain their age.Some players failed the test with KCCA FC’s Steven Sserwadda one of the major omissions.Uganda is in group B alongside Djibouti, Kenya, South Sudan and EthiopiaThe tournament is expected to kick off on 11th to 26th August in Tanzania and Uganda will start its campaign on 12th August against Ethiopia.The champion from the regional tournament will qualify for the U17 Africa Cup of Nations that will be played later this year in Tanzania.From the U17 AFCON Championship, the top four teams will represent Africa at the 2019 FIFA U17 World Cup in Peru.The squad that was summoned:Goalkeepers:George William Oluka(Buddo SS), Daniel Ssemwogerere(UPDF FC Junior team), Tonny Atugonza(Buddo SS), Delton Oyo(Kirinya Jinja SS JT)Defenders:John Rogers(Onduparaka JT), Gavin Kizito(SC Villa JT), Samson Kasozi(Bright Stars JT), Ibrahim Ekallot(Bright Stars JT), Kevin Ssekimbega(Buddo SS), Geoffrey Matovu(Bright Stars), Joseph Kafumbe(Buddo SS), Ibrahim Juma (KCCA SA)Midfielders:Davis Sekajja(Bright Stars JT), Gerald Kirya(Vipers JT), Elvis Ngonde(Jinja SS), John Kokas Alowo(URA JT), Thomas Kakaire(Vipers JT), Edrine Mukisa Opaala(Jinja SS), Owen Mukisa(BUL JT), Galdin Okumu(Jabulani Isoke Memorial College),Ivan Asaba(Vipers JT), Yasin Abdul Owinyi(Rock High School), Polycap Mwaaka(Obya Highland Primary School)Strikers:Jimmy Muber (St. Peter’s Junior Primary School), Najib Yiga(Kasozi Seed High School), AbduWalid Idd(Onduparaka JT), Anthony Kenty (Onduparaka JT)Comments Tags: cubsPeter OnenU17 National teamlast_img read more

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first_imgTonight marks the first weekend of the fall prep football season. Here’s a quick rundown of all the Big 5 and Little 4 teams in action.St. Bernard’s (14-1, 6-0, 1st in Little 4) at Holy Trinity Episcopal (8-4, 1-1, 2nd in 3A District 6)The Division 5-A state champion Crusaders travel to Melbourne, Florida to take on Holy Trinity Episcopal in a California-Florida small-school match-up at 4 p.m. today.St. Bernard’s returns the bulk of last-season’s title-winning team and will pose a serious …last_img read more

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