PH squash team unhurt after bus crash ahead of SEA Games event

first_imgThe bus was on its way from the players’ hotel in Putrajaya to the National Squash Centre. Photo from The Star Twitter @staronline.KUALA LUMPUR—The Philippines’ squash team is shaken but otherwise unhurt following a bus accident on Monday morning.The Filipinos, as well as the Thai and Myanmar squash teams, were on their way to the National Squash Centre from their hotel in Putrajaya when their buses collided.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next “We also had a police escort and everything seemed fine until the second bus hit us strongly from behind.“Some of the Myanmar players had some slight injuries but my players are all fine and we’re still ready to play.”Due to the accident, the morning matches of men and women’s doubles have been temporarily suspended. The mixed doubles competition was initially scheduled to start at 2pm.“We’re putting the competition on hold until the players get medical clearance to play,” said SEA Games squash technical officer K. Sivanesan.“We’re rescheduling and we expect things to be up and running after lunch.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games SEA Games: Coach wants to see more from Perlas LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games View comments WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief LATEST STORIES UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension None of the Filipino players – seven of them in total – suffered any major injuries.The Thais also escaped unhurt but a couple of Myanmar players were sent to the National Sports Institute (NSI) for treatment.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“What happened was just unfortunate. It was an accident after all,” said Filipino team manager Abad Santos.“There were two buses. We were in the first bus together with the Thailand team while Myanmar was in the bus behind us. LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games MOST READ SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program Squash offers nine gold medals at the Games and is played at the National Squash Centre and the Raintree Club in KL.last_img read more

Arellano keeps Final Four hunt alive, routs St. Benilde

first_imgFor the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Kent Salado led the Chiefs with 16 points and 11 assists, while Zach Nicholls went 3-of-6 from three to wound up with 13 markers, all coming in the second half when the game was already decided.Lervin Flores added 12 points, eight rebounds, and two assists, as three other players notched double-digits in scoring.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutWith the win, Arellano forced a tie with EAC at sixth place with their identical 6-9 records.Rence Alcoriza ignited the blowout as he unleashed nine of his 11 markers in the first quarter to help Arellano grab an early 28-16 lead it would no longer surrender. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Fourth and final crewman pulled alive from capsized ship PLAY LIST 01:16Fourth and final crewman pulled alive from capsized ship04:26Deaf personalities everyone should know05:01What the Deaf want the hearing to know01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Kent Salado. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netArellano sent a strong message that it’s still alive and kicking with a 95-65 mauling of St. Benilde that kept its Final Four hopes alive in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.“It’s a very important win for us. I can’t exaggerate the gravity of this game because every game is a must win for us. It gives us hope coming to our game against San Sebastian,” said coach Jerry Codiñera.ADVERTISEMENT Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next Cavs coach Lue says friends shot in Las Vegas tragedy Quarters: 28-16, 47-33, 69-50, 95-65. MOST READcenter_img LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Kendrix Belgica paced St. Benilde with 18 points and eight rebounds, while JJ Domingo had 14 markers, three assists, and two boards against seven turnovers.The also-ran Blazers dropped their fourth straight defeat to fall down to a 3-13 slate.The Scores:ARELLANO 95 – Salado 16, Nicholls 13, Flores 12, Abanes 11, Alcoriza 11, Dela Cruz 11, Viloria 8, Cañete 4, Enriquez 4, Meca 3, Padilla 2, Concepcion 0, Ongolo Ongolo 0, Taywan 0, Filart 0.ST. BENILDE 65 – Belgica 18, Domingo 14, Naboa 8, Dixon 5, Leutcheu 5, San Juan 4, Johnson 3, Sta. Maria 3, Young 3, Pili 2, Castor 0, Suarez 0, Velasco 0.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight View comments Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Mumbai rave party: IPL players Rahul Sharma, Wayne Parnell test positive for drugs

first_imgIn a sensational development in the Oakwood party case, cricketers Rahul Sharma and South African cricketer Wayne Parnell, both of whom play for IPL team Pune Warriors, have tested positive for consumption of drugs.Additional Commissioner of Police Vishwas Nangre Patil said on Friday that 42 out of the 44 whose tests were being awaited have tested positive for drugs. While Nangre Patil did not name Parnell and Sharma, the two had consumed drugs.According to Patil, the two who tested negative for drugs are women. “Only two of the 44 detainees have tested negative and both are women,” said Nangre Patil, refusing to divulge any identities.Police sources said that Sharma has tested positive for the consumption of cannabis. However Nangre Patil refused to confirm it. Police sources said that the reports were sent by the forensic sciences laboratory (FSL) in Kalina on Friday. The samples were taken from the detainees who had been taken to the Bhabha and JJ hospitals.Nangre Patil added that out of the 44, 35 have tested positive for cannabis, three for cannabis and cocaine, while four others for cannabis and MDMA (Ecstasy).Earlier, the police had received the first set of test reports of 46 detainees out of which 44 had tested positive. These included actor Apurva Agnihotri, model and cricketer Bishan Singh Bedi’s son Angad Bedi and fashion designer Rocky S.last_img read more

NTL Event Survey

first_imgTouch Football Australia (TFA) is asking for feedback from the recent 2009 X-Blades National Touch League. To provide feedback, please visit http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=Jy6wbTVS5s3EkD1sRvnHSg_3d_3d TFA is committed to providing you with the most enjoyable experience at its national events, and your responses to the questions within this survey will greatly assist us in this regards.There will be a National Touch League occurring in March 2010 and the actual dates and venue will be communicated in April or early May.Attached is information is information in relation to the proposed future and direction of national events.Related Filesnec_comm_111108_01-pdflast_img read more

10 months agoReal Madrid chief Butragueno: Our players are stupendous

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorCarlos VolcanoShare the loveHave your say Real Madrid chief Butragueno: Our players are stupendousby Carlos Volcano10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveReal Madrid chief Emilio Butragueno has defended the players after defeat to Real Sociedad.La Real shocked Madrid 2-0 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Sunday.Butragueno was asked about additions this month given their poor start to the year.But he insisted, “This squad has players with loads of talent and I think that it is a good day to reinforce that message. “They have won many titles. The Club World Cup isn’t nothing, three consecutive Champions Leagues. These players are stupendous.” last_img read more

9 months agoHuddersfield enquire about Stoke forward Bojan Krkic

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Huddersfield enquire about Stoke forward Bojan Krkicby Freddie Taylor9 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveHuddersfield Town are reportedly interested in Stoke City forward Bojan Krkic.The 28-year-old has made 15 appearances for the Potters this season. He spent the previous two seasons on loan at Alaves and Mainz.Terriers boss David Wagner is desperate to strengthen his squad this month. According to The Sun, Wagner wants to sign Krkic to help increase his side’s paltry goal tally of 13 from 22 games.The Catalan was a prodigious young talent who broke through Barcelona’s famed La Masia academy, before making over 100 appearances for the club’s first-team. last_img read more

24 days agoChelsea manager Lampard positive Kante will face Lille

first_imgAbout the authorFreddie TaylorShare the loveHave your say Chelsea manager Lampard positive Kante will face Lilleby Freddie Taylor24 days agoSend to a friendShare the loveChelsea manager Frank Lampard has confirmed N’Golo Kante is a chance to face Lille in the Champions League on Wednesday night.Injuries have disrupted Kante all season, with a hamstring niggle the latest ailment that caused him to miss Saturday’s win over Brighton.But the World Cup winner returned to training on Tuesday and Lampard was confident he could play against the Ligue 1 outfit.”He trained this morning and he got through training okay,” said Lampard.”He is still one we have to assess in the morning but we are positive he will be fit to play.”The injury doesn’t relate to the Europa League final. What that injury did do, regardless of whether he played that game, was meant he had a broken pre-season.”It’s a slight domino effect. The main injury is now feeling good, but he’s probably got a couple of niggles since that, and a tackle at Manchester United in the first game that affected him on the ankle.”There’s a bit of bad luck in there as well. Everyone is working towards getting him regularly fit so he can play continuous games, and I’m hoping that’s coming really soon.” last_img read more

2 Chainz Donates A Home To A Family In Need

first_imgGrammy nominated rap artist, 2 Chainz, is steadfastly continuing his philanthropic endeavors.Video: 2 Chainz Donates a 5 bedroom House to a Family of 11 (9 kids)Following a charitable holiday season, which included assisting a disabled veteran pay her rent for a year and hosting “TRU 2 Hoops Holiday Basketball Classic” at North Clayton High School where concession stand proceeds benefited a now paralyzed former student, 2 Chainz remains altruistic by recently donating a five bedroom house to a family of eleven for an entire year.After Atlanta’s Progression Church adopted a family for the holiday season, they started a Go Fund Me campaign to assist with some of the family’s needs. 2 Chainz and the TRU Foundation found the family’s Go Fund Me page, and decided to help.“This is just a part of extending giving back past the holidays. A lot of people do it around the holidays; it’s the beginning of the year, and I’m looking forward to seeing their smiles. I’m looking forward to the kids growing up knowing that Uncle 2 Chainz came through. All you gotta do is pray; you gotta have faith,” stated 2 Chainz in his video documenting his latest charitable moment.This home donation was made possible through his organization, TRU Foundation, which is dedicated to promoting balanced, respectful , and enriched relationships. The organization also creates life changing moments and helps build positive outcomes for the young generation.To learn more about TRU Foundation, their Facebook page.Copyright ©2016Look to the Starslast_img read more

Rep Noble invites residents to open office hour in Plymouth

first_img27Apr Rep. Noble invites residents to open office hour in Plymouth Categories: Noble News State Rep. Jeff Noble of Plymouth will host an open office hour on Monday, May 8 from 9 to 10 a.m. at the Plymouth Township Office Multi-Function Room, 9955 N. Haggerty Rd.“A government that is accessible and listens to the people is more efficient and effective,” Rep. Noble said. “I always want to hear from residents about state issues and this is a great opportunity to have an open and direct dialogue.”No appointment is necessary. Those unable to attend may contact Rep. Noble at 517-373-3816 or via email at JeffNoble@house.mi.gov.#####last_img read more

Apples new flagship Chicago store is for sale and could fetch 170

Chicago-based Walton Street Capital has hired brokers to put the 20,000-square-foot store on the market for sale, and is expecting offers in the range of $170 million to $175 million, according to people familiar with the plan.The potential sale comes just a few months after Apple CEO Tim Cook attended the Oct. 20 opening of the glassy store along the Chicago River. The store opened about two weeks after Walton Street Capital, a private equity firm led by billionaire Neil Bluhm, bought the property as part of a $360 million deal that also included the adjacent 35-story office building at 401 N. Michigan Ave. The seller was Zeller Realty Group.Walton Street’s decision to sell the store, where Apple has a 15-year lease, was first reported by The Wall Street Journal.Stephen Sotoloff, a Walton Street principal, declined to comment.Walton Street is offering the Apple store individually, or as part of a larger deal of at least $170 million that would include about 11,000 square feet of ground-floor retail in the office building, according to people familiar with the deal. The deal also could include a portion of Pioneer Court plaza in front of the building and a boat dock leased to Shoreline Sightseeing, sources said.Walton Street will continue to own the office building other than the ground floor retail space.An Eastdil Secured team of brokers will market the property to potential buyers.About 7,000 square feet of ground-floor retail space in the office building is leased to Fidelity Investments. About 4,000 square feet of retail space on the building’s north side is vacant.Before moving into the new flagship in October, Apple’s Mag Mile store had been at Michigan Avenue and Huron Street since 2003. That space remains vacant.The new flagship was designed by London-based Foster + Partners. Explore further This document is subject to copyright. Apart from any fair dealing for the purpose of private study or research, no part may be reproduced without the written permission. The content is provided for information purposes only. Google buys NYC’s Chelsea Market building for $2.4 bn ©2018 Chicago Tribune Distributed by Tribune Content Agency, LLC. Citation: Apple’s new flagship Chicago store is for sale, and could fetch $170 million or more (2018, March 23) retrieved 18 July 2019 from https://phys.org/news/2018-03-apple-flagship-chicago-sale-million.html Apple’s new flagship store on Michigan Avenue is going up for sale and could fetch at least $170 million. read more

Joshua Trees Will Be AllButExtinct by 2070 Without Climate Action Study Warns

first_img Of a Feather: Photos Reveal Stunning Birds of the Southwest Originally published on Live Science.by Taboolaby TaboolaSponsored LinksSponsored LinksPromoted LinksPromoted LinksYou May LikeVikings: Free Online GamePlay this for 1 min and see why everyone is addicted!Vikings: Free Online GameUndoTruthFinder People Search SubscriptionOne Thing All Liars Have in Common, Brace YourselfTruthFinder People Search SubscriptionUndoSecurity SaversWindows Users Advised To Do This TodaySecurity SaversUndoBeverly Hills MDTop Plastic Surgeon Reveals: “You Can Fill In Wrinkles At Home” (Here’s How)Beverly Hills MDUndoGundry MD Total Restore SupplementU.S. Cardiologist: It’s Like a Pressure Wash for Your InsidesGundry MD Total Restore SupplementUndoBeach Raider24 Photos Of Shelter Dogs The Moment They Realize They’re Being AdoptedBeach RaiderUndo Desert Mistletoe: Photos of ‘Tree Thieves’ in the American Southwest Joshua trees — some of the most unusual and iconic plants of the American Southwest — have survived as a species for some 2.5 million years in the inhospitable Mojave Desert. Now, they may face imminent extinction due to climate change. In a new study published June 3 in the journal Ecosphere, researchers and volunteer scientists surveyed nearly 4,000 trees in southern California’s Joshua Tree National Park to figure out where the oldest trees tended to thrive during historic periods of extreme heat and drought. (A single Joshua tree can live up to 300 years.) Then, the researchers estimated how much of these Joshua safe zones (or “refugia”) would survive to the end of the century based on a range of climate change predictions. [Desert Green: Images of Joshua Tree National Park] The study authors found that, if greenhouse gas emissions are seriously curbed and summer temperatures are limited to an increase of 5.4 degrees Fahrenheit (3 degrees Celsius), about 19% of the park’s Joshua tree habitat would survive after the year 2070.Headbutting Tiny Worms Are Really, Really LoudThis rapid strike produces a loud ‘pop’ comparable to those made by snapping shrimps, one of the most intense biological sounds measured at sea.Your Recommended PlaylistVolume 0%Press shift question mark to access a list of keyboard shortcutsKeyboard Shortcutsplay/pauseincrease volumedecrease volumeseek forwardsseek backwardstoggle captionstoggle fullscreenmute/unmuteseek to %SPACE↑↓→←cfm0-9接下来播放Why Is It ‘Snowing’ Salt in the Dead Sea?01:53 facebook twitter 发邮件 reddit 链接https://www.livescience.com/65953-climate-change-destroying-joshua-trees.html?jwsource=cl已复制直播00:0000:3500:35  If no action is taken to reduce carbon emissions and summer temperatures rise by 9 F (5 C) or more, however, only 0.02% of the tree’s habitat would survive to the end of the century — leaving the rare tree a hair away from extinction. “The fate of these unusual, amazing trees is in all of our hands,” lead study author Lynn Sweet, a plant ecologist at the University of California, Riverside said in a statement. “Their numbers will decline, but how much depends on us.” Survivors in the sand Joshua Tree National Park covers 1,200 square miles (3,200 square kilometers) of sandy, hilly terrain in the desert between Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Arizona. The spiny-armed Joshua trees have survived millions of years of climate ups and downs by holding on to large amounts of water to carry them through the region’s harshest droughts. However, the study authors wrote, young Joshua trees and seedlings aren’t able to store enough water to weather these dry spells. During long droughts — such as the epic, 376-week-long one that lasted from December 2011 to March 2019 in California — various parts of the park became too parched to support young Joshua tree growth, preventing the species from reproducing properly. As global temperatures rise, more and longer droughts are expected to occur around the world, and that means fewer and fewer new Joshua trees surviving to adulthood. To find out which parts of the tree’s desert habitat were safest and which were most at risk of drying up, a team of park researchers and volunteers counted thousands of trees in various parts of the park, noting each tree’s height (which helped predict the tree’s age) and the number of new sprouts in the area. They found that, in general, trees growing in higher-elevation spots, which tend to be cooler and retain more moisture, survived much better than those in lower, drier regions. The team compared these survey results with historic climate records to predict how much of the Joshua tree’s habitat was likely to shrink as temperatures rise and rainfall decreases over the rest of the century. Under the best-case scenario, they found, just 1 in 5 Joshua trees will survive the next 50 years. Taking swift action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is the only way to save the Joshua trees from extinction, the researchers found. However, even trees in the best-hydrated habitats will still face a serious threat from wildfires, which have also been occurring with greater frequency and intensity as the climate warms, they said. According to the researchers, fewer than 10% of Joshua trees survive when wildfires rush through their habitats — thanks, in part, to car exhaust coating desert shrubs with flammable nitrogen. This, at least, is a threat that can be addressed on a local level, right now. “Fires are just as much a threat to the trees as climate change, and removing grasses is a way park rangers are helping to protect the area today,” Sweet said. “By protecting the trees, they’re protecting a host of other native insects and animals that depend on them as well.” Spectacular Geology: Amazing Photos of the American Southwestlast_img read more

Karnataka crisis Three rebel MLAs summoned by Assembly Speaker fail to turn

first_imgKarnataka crisis: Three rebel MLAs summoned by Assembly Speaker fail to turn upThree rebels Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) MLAs failed to appear before Karnataka Assembly Speaker KR Ramesh Kumar Friday as sought by him for a personal hearing over their resignations, official sources said.advertisement Press Trust of India BengaluruJuly 12, 2019UPDATED: July 12, 2019 23:11 IST K R Ramesh Kumar the speaker asked the three MLAs to appear before him at his office between 3 pm and 4 pm Friday for a personal hearing.(File photo)Three rebels Congress and Janata Dal-Secular (JDS) MLAs failed to appear before Karnataka Assembly Speaker K R Ramesh Kumar Friday as sought by him for a personal hearing over their resignations, official sources said.The Speaker had on July 9 asked the three MLAs to appear before him at his office between 3 pm and 4 pm Friday for a personal hearing.The MLAs are Narayana Gowda of c (JDS) and Anand Singh and Prathap Gouda Patil of Congress.However, none of them turned up, the sources said.While Narayana Gowda and Prathap Gouda Patil remained in Mumbai along with other rebels, Anand Singh is learnt to have left for Goa. Earlier in the day, the Speaker told reporters that I will start the process if they come.The three MLAs are part of the first batch of 13 legislators of the ruling Congress-JDS combine who resigned from the assembly last Saturday, dealing a blow to the coalition government. Later, three other MLAs quit.Ramesh Kumar had held that the resignation letters of only five out of the 13 MLAs were in a proper format. Besides that of Narayana Gowda, Prathap Gouda Patil and Anand Singh, the letters of K Gopaliah Anand Singh (JDS) and Ramalinga Reddy (Congress) were found in order.Ramesh Kumar had then fixed July 15 for hearing Gopaliah Anand Singh and Ramalinga Reddy while asking others to submit their resignations properly.Ten MLAs who moved the Supreme Court alleging that the Speaker was not accepting their resignations had appeared before him Thursday as directed by the court and submitted resignations afresh.After the MLAs met Ramesh Kumar, the Speaker ruled out any immediate decision on the resignation.When the matter came up for hearing Friday, the apex court restrained the Speaker from taking any decision on the resignations as well as disqualification of the MLAs till July.ALSO READ | Karnataka crisis Live Updates: People without ideology all gone now, says SiddaramaiahALSO READ | Karnataka crisis: How it started and what has happened so far | 10 pointsALSO WATCH | Karnataka crisis: Rebel MLAs return to MumbaiFor the latest World Cup news, live scores and fixtures for World Cup 2019, log on to indiatoday.in/sports. Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter for World Cup news, scores and updates.Get real-time alerts and all the news on your phone with the all-new India Today app. Download from Post your comment Do You Like This Story? Awesome! Now share the story Too bad. Tell us what you didn’t like in the comments Posted byShahrukh Tags :Follow Narayana GowdaFollow JDSFollow Supreme CourtFollow ResignationsFollow Karnataka Nextlast_img read more