TAIPEI – With its outside guns jamming at the wrong time, in the wrong game, Gilas Pilipinas on Wednesday night couldn’t climb out of a deep hole it dug itself in and all but bowed out of the title chase in the Jones Cup Invitational.A night after their championship aspirations got a much-needed shot-in-the-arm from a bitter rival, the Filipinos fired duds practically all night against South Korea and went down, 83-72 that left the Koreans tied for the lead at Taipei Peace Basketball Hall here.ADVERTISEMENT SPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“That would have been enough (for us to win),” he went on as Korea nonetheless improved to 4-1 and tied Canada at the top. “We just couldn’t make our shots.”The exact shooting clip that Reyes was looking for was 1-for-26, with only Jio Jalalon making the longPhilippine triple. “Had we made just four, we could have won that game.” Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer LATEST STORIES The Koreans and the Canadian slug it out in the 1 p.m. contest, with the Philippines taking the floor at 5 p.m. against Iraq.A win by the Koreans would basically leave Chinese Taipei A as the last stumbling block to the championship, with that match to happen on the final day on Sunday.Tournament format calls for the team with the best record to win the title after one round, and the Philippines got the boost it needed on Tuesday night after the Taiwanese clipped the Canadians, 89-86.Hope of winning the title via the backdoor – since the Filipinos got a sound drubbing from the Canadians in the inaugural – was short-lived because of the loss.The scores:SOUTH KOREA 83 – Oh 14, Lee J. 14, Choi 11, Heo 11, Kim SH 8, Lim 6, Lee SH 6, Heo 6, Lee JH 5, Jeon 0, Kim 0.GILAS PILIPINAS 72 – Jalalon 18, Myers 18, Standhardinger 16, Ravena 8, Parks 4, Wright 4, Cruz 2, Pogoy 2, Belo 0, Tomonia 0, Ferrer 0, Jose 0.Quarters: 20-16, 42-37, 66-51, 83-72.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation Jalalon finished with 18 points in just over 13 minutes of work, while Mike Myers had 18 and 17 rebounds despite going 8-for-15 from the free throw line.Next up for the Filipinos is Iraq, and though the title could be well out of reach, Gilas is not expected to slow down one bit with the core of this team being whipped into fierce shape by Reyes for the Southeast Asian Games late next month.Matthew Wright, after shooting at least 14 points in each of the last three victories for the Filipinos, went 0-fot-7 from beyond the arc after making nine in the last two games. He finished with just four points, far from breaching twin digits.The Filipinos trailed big at the start of the second half before making a game out of it, 69-73, heading into the final two minutes after a Myers slam.But Oh Se-keun, a long time member of the Korean national team, hit two straight short stabs that put it out of reach as Korea gathered the momentum it needs going into its critical battle with Canada 150 also on Thursday.ADVERTISEMENT 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation PBA: Phelps tows Phoenix past Kia LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade View comments “We shot, what, 1-for-65 from three-point range? You can’t beat a quality team like Korea by shooting that way,” coach Chot Reyes said, though there was very little trace of bitterness on his part after the Filipinos lost for the first time in the last four nights for 3-2 overall.“I thought we played a terrific game. The effort that the players gave out was incredible,” he said. “And we held that (Korean) team to 83, a lot of them off free throws at garbage time.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ
We should find out more by the end of this week, about the proposed sale of the Dokie Ridge Wind Project in the South Peace.Earlier this month GE Energy Financial Services and Plutonic Power Corporation requested an extension until September 4th, that’s this Friday, of a deadline for reviewing the proposed deal.Earthfirst Canada currently owns, what has been described as the largest wind farm in BC, near Chetwynd and it is scheduled for completion late next year.- Advertisement -However, it obtained creditor protection under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act early last November claiming its cash in hand at that time would not allow it to meet its Dokie project obligations.The 144 megawatt farm could be expanded to a total of 300 megawatts, which is enough to power 34,000 homes.
A spirited Gor Mahia, playing under a hostile environment, pressed hosts Esperence to their edge despite conceding a goal in the 20th minute, but thanks to the solid defence of the home team coupled by time wasting, they denied the Kenyan champions an away goal that could have seen them write history by proceeding to the Group Stages for the first time in over two decades.Unlike the last time when Gor played in the same Stade Olympique de Radès pitch where they lost 5-0, it was a much improved K’Ogalo that played this time, showing composure and defending well.Esperance took the lead after the Gor midfield failed to thwart a build-up from the hosts that gave Anis Badri an opportunity to smash the ball past K’Ogalo shot-stopper Boniface Oluoch.The result saw K’Ogalo relegated to the CAF Confederation Cup where they will know their opponents for the play-off round when the draw will be conducted March 21.Gor Mahia will now turn attention to the Kenyan Premier League where they seek to defend the title.They are currently leading the log on 16 points and with a match at hand.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Gor Mahia players jostle for space with Esperance during their CAF Champions League first leg First Round. Photo/RAYMOND MAKHAYANAIROBI, Kenya, Mar 18 – Hard fighting Gor Mahia bowed out of the CAF Champions League after going down 1-0 on aggregate to Esperance of Tunisia in the first round.Esperance won 1-0 in the return leg played in Tunis on Sunday after the first leg ended in a 0-0 draw hosted at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos 10 days ago.
THE KILLYBEGS Fishermen’s organisation has hit back at former industry leader Joey Murrin over comments he made recently with regard to EU quota negotiations with Iceland.Mr Murrin, who ran for Fine Gael in the European elections in 1984 and is a former Bord Iascaigh Mhara (BIM) chairman, claimed the country was losing millions of euro because of EU and Irish government dithering.The KFO however said it rejected “personal comments by Joey Murrin on the mackerel negotiations as unfounded scaremongering” and giving the “incorrect impression that he is the only one who is actively campaigning to stop the reckless and irresponsible behaviour of Faros and Iceland in setting unjustified enormous autonomous mackerel quotas.” The KFO said it had been very active in attending and participating in all mackerel negotiations over the last two years and has had several meetings with Minister Coveney and his predecessor on an agreed national position.The KFO says it has full confidence in the Department’s negotiator that attends the meetings and sees no basis whatsoever of the claim that Irish pelagic fishermen could lose €30 million in 2012.The body claimed it had been instrumental in conjunction with EU pelagic industry colleagues in getting the EU Commission to bring forward its sanctions proposal on the 12th December 2011.In a statement issued today the Chief Executive of the KFO Sean O’Donoghue said he was “surprised at Joey’s comments as he has neither been party to any of the negotiations nor been in touch with the organisation to get updates on the negotiations, and seems to be unaware that the sanctions proposal by the Commission was published before Christmas and discussed at the December Fisheries Council.” He went on: “I am at a loss to understand how he arrived at an estimated loss of €30 million in 2012 for Irish mackerel fishermen.“Furthermore I have full confidence in the Department’s negotiator that attends the Coastal States meetings. He not only fully understands the importance the mackerel fishery for Ireland but has a very clear negotiating mandate from the Minister and has remained in constant with the KFO during meetings.”He added: “These are personal comments by Joey and do not reflect the views of the KFO. The Commission sanctions proposals published by the Commission before Christmas has been called for by KFO and EU pelagic industry colleagues for almost two years and were a key priority at our meeting with Commissioner Damanaki last July.”The statement went on: “The factual situation as regards the mackerel Coastal States negotiations is that a further round of negotiations is scheduled for next week in Reykjavik Iceland from the 14th February to 17th February.“Should there be no agreement there both the EU and Norway have already agreed that they set the final TAC based on the ICES scientific advice for 2012 which is almost identical to 2011 advice. It is anticipated that Ireland’s final quota will be only slightly down on the 2011 quota but most certainly not a 20% reduction. “The sanctions document that has been published by the Commission before Christmas has already been discussed by the European Parliament Fisheries Committee. Pat the Cope Gallagher MEP has put forward some very good amendments that significantly strengthen the document which were well received by the Committee.“A satisfactory outcome to mackerel situation is of paramount importance to the KFO and no stone will be left unturned to ensure that happens. The KFO is fully aware of the importance of mackerel fishery to Killybegs particularly to employment at sea and ashore.”KILLYBEGS FISHERMEN’S ROW – KFO HITS OUT was last modified: February 7th, 2012 by BrendaShare 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:donegalfishing organisationicelandKillybegsmackerel quotas
Please note the club are holding a New Years Day 5k Fun run and walk for all on New Years Day with a 2pm start. Registration will be from 1pm at the Naomh Mhuire clubhouse Mullaghduff. All children, walkers, joggers, runners welcome to start the New Year as you mean to continue.The club underage presentation night took place recently in the hall in Mullaghduff. There was an excellent turnout from children and parents and many thanks to all who came along and supported and helped out on the night. Please see list of awards and winners below.Sportshall Awards: David McCarron, Jade O’Donnell, Aideen Meehan, Caroline Sharkey and Sarah Doherty. (Nicole Boyle, Stephen Connaghan, Ailbhe O’Donnell, Darragh McGlynn and Anna Sweeney also got the sports hall award but were not present on the night. Relay Team Awards: Under 16 Girls – Jade O’Donnell, Caroline Sharkey, Aideen Meehan & Joanna Burke. Under 13 Girls – Amy Hanna, Nicola Boyle, Saskia Boyle, (Ailbhe O’Donnell also for this award but not present in the night). Under 12 Girls – Tara Harley, Ailise Greene, Caoimhe Boyle, Aoise Willoughby. Rosses AC Track & Field Awards: Jade O’Donnell, Caroline Sharkey, Aideen Meehan, Joanna Burke, Zaria Boyle, Conor White, Caoimhe Bonner, Bridget McDyre, Amy Hanna, Nicola Boyle, Saskia Boyle, Caoimhe Boyle, Tara Harley, Ailise Greene, Meadhbh McBride, Mia McDevitt, Luke McDermott, Aoise Willoughby, Saoirse Bonner, Fintan Doherty, Yvonne Byrne, Jay Doherty, Nele Simon, Patrick Marry, Ferdia Doherty, Finn Nicholas (Jessica Ogelsby, Ailbhe O’Donnell, Orla Sweeney, Shane Boyle, Roisin Rodgers, Eoin DeBurca, Owen Boyle, Callum Murray, Nikola Boyle & Eamonn McBride all for this award but not present on the night). Cross Country Awards 2011 :Jade O’Donnell, Aideen Meehan, Caroline Sharkey, Zaria Boyle, Meadhbh McBride, Luke McDermott. Rosses AC Under 10 boys: 3rd at Ulsters Cross Country in Killybegs received their Ulster medals – Ferdia Doherty, Domhnall McBride, Patrick Marry, Aidan McCole & Finn Nicholas. Rosses AC Special Achievement Awards 2011: Fintan Doherty, Ferdia Doherty, Conor White, Ailbhe O’Donnell, Mia McDevitt, Aideen Meehan. Rosses AC Athlete of the year 2011: Bridget McDyre.ROSSES ATHLETIC CLUB NOTES was last modified: December 20th, 2011 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:Rosses Athletic Club notes
PICTURE SPECIAL FROM A GLORIOUS DAY OF SCHOOLS ATHLETICS AT FINN VALLEY AC was last modified: May 28th, 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:Finn Valley ACpicture specialprimary schools finals IT was another fantastic day at the annual county schools athletics finals, hosted once gain by Patsy McGonagle and his team at Finn Valley AC.It was even more glorious because of the weather, with winners galore to be had.Here’s the first of our picture specials from today…..
A protest has been organised in Letterkenny to highlight the difficulties Donegal people face when trying to access adequate healthcare.Organised by the Still Waiting campaign, the protest will begin outside Letterkenny University Hospital at 1pm next Saturday, the 24th February. Participants will then march to the Market Square, where a range of speakers will address the crowd.Campaign Coordinator Cyril Brennan says: “People in Donegal have had enough, the full capacity protocol has been called for too many times within the largest hospital in Donegal.” On Thursday night, LUH ran out of trolleys and patients had to wait in armchairs in the Accident and Emergency area, with a frontline hospital worker telling Donegal Daily that the situation is “a mess.”Yesterday 56 patients were awaiting admission at the hospital, making it the most overcrowded hospital in Ireland. 43 of these patients were waiting on trolleys, with a further 13 waiting along the wards. This is the highest figure recorded to date.The Still Waiting Campaign is calling for urgent health reforms; the key objectives include; increased bed capacity, restoring staffing levels to pre-crisis levels, the establishment of a not-for-profit homecare service, as well as moving towards a national health service.Cyril added: “It’s time the people of Donegal asked what has the recent Emergency Department Taskforce set up by Simon Harris achieved for the people of Donegal.” Speaking last month after a meeting with the ED Taskforce, Health Minister Simon Harris says that the HSE’s top three priorities in 2018 are based on: “increasing bed capacity using evidence provided by the bed capacity review, implementing reform through Sláintecare and increasing services provided through Primary Care by negotiating a new GP contract.”It is understood that a HSE official visited the hospital yesterday.Donegal Daily has contacted the Department of Health to ask for clarification on the ED Taskforce’s work in relation to LUH, and for comment on the HSE official’s findings during their visit to LUH yesterday.‘People in Donegal have had enough’: LUH protest organised was last modified: February 20th, 2018 by Elaine McCalligShare 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:Department of HealthHSEinmoluhovercrowdingprotestSimon Harris
KAZAN, RUSSIA – JUNE 28: Cristiano Ronaldo of Portugal in action during the FIFA Confederations Cup Russia 2017 Semi-Final between Portugal and Chile at Kazan Arena on June 28, 2017 in Kazan, Russia. (Photo by Chris Brunskill Ltd/Getty Images)AdvertisementThe reigning European Champions, Portugal take on former World champions, Spain in this mouth watering clash for european supremacy. Spain’s shocking decision to fire Julen Lopetegui, their manager just days before the world cup have raised eyebrows in the entire footballing fraternity. He was replaced by former Spanish defender Fernando Hierro.With Ronaldo in the form of his life, he will look to fire Portugal past Spain where he will face several of his Real Madrid teammates. Sergio Ramos and Nacho will have to contain Ronaldo if Spain has to begin with a winning start. The two European powerhouses have met 35 times with Spain winning the contest 16 times to Portugal’s mere 6 wins.The match is scheduled to start at 11:30pm IST and will be broadcast on Sony TEN 2, Sony TEN 3 and Sony ESPN.The lineups are :Meanwhile, in Sochi…The teams for #PORESP have been confirmed 👀 pic.twitter.com/1PdWyonEQ9— FIFA World Cup 🏆 (@FIFAWorldCup) June 15, 2018 Read also :FIFA World Cup 2018 : Egypt vs Uruguay ReviewFIFA World Cup 2018: Stats of the Day – Day 2 Advertisement
New Delhi, May 4 (PTI) Rajya Sabha today passed the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2014, which provides for death penalty even if ground handling staff and airport personnel are killed during such acts. In the earlier Bill, hijackers could be tried for death penalty only in the event of death of hostages, such as flight crew, passengers and security personnel. The amendments in the Anti-Hijacking Bill, 2014 were cleared by the Cabinet In July 2015. Besides broadening the definition of hijacking, it also provides for an enhanced punishment to the perpetrators as well as the area of jurisdiction. Following the amendments, the perpetrators of hijacking would now be punishable with death penalty where such an act result in the death of any person. The Anti-Hijacking Bill 2014, introduced in Rajya Sabha in December 2014, was referred to the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture. The panel submitted its report in March 2015, suggesting various changes including making hoax calls a punishable offence and providing adequate compensation for victims of hijacking. The panel had asked the government to look at adequately defining the terms hostage and security personnel. Earlier on discussion on the bill, A U Singh Deo (BJD) said the bill does not have provisions for improving security and intelligence gathering. He added that India should make an agency to handle airport security on the lines of TSA in the US, which was created post 9/11. V P Singh Badnore (BJP) said that there should be provisions for the safety of the Parliament building as well as the Presidents estate, which are close to the airports. Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajpathi Raju said that the issues of security zone is looked after by Home Ministry. Deputy Chairman P J kurien asked Raju to convey to the Ministry the concerns raised by the member over the security of the Parliament building and the Presidents estate. During Special Mention, Vijay Jawaharlal Darda (Cong) raised the issue of restructuring of the Bureau of Civil Aviation. Basawaraj Patil (BJP) demanded for a better utilisation of the ESI Hospital in Gulbarga (Karnataka). Lal Singh Vadodia (BJP) raised the issue of improving the post office net banking services. Vishambhar Prasad Nishad (SP) demanded to make the Prime Minister Crop Insurance premium free. Vivek Gupta (TMC) raised the issue of release of MGNREGA funds to states. PTI RNK AKK RGadvertisement