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Sans Fernandez and Bolick, San Beda hammers Mapua for 9th straight

first_imgLATEST STORIES UST’s Akomo, UP’s Ouattara eligible for UAAP Season 80 Winning start A costly, catty dispute finally settled But Roque shared that the multi-titled mentor was still on top of San Beda’s preparations in the buildup for the tiff against the Cardinals.“Coach Boyet always prepares the team and he was still very much on top of the preparations. When our appeal got denied, coach Boyet gave the gameplan to coach JB and he came in prepared as well,” he said.San Beda survived its poor 39-percent shooting from the field as they turned a close 58-49 edge to a blowout thanks to its 30-point fourth quarter finishing kick to rise up to 10-1.Leo Gabo paced the cellar-dwelling Cardinals with 17 points, four assists, and three rebounds, while Denniel Aguirre had 16 markers and two boards in the loss, which was their ninth straight defeat that sent them to a paltry 1-10 slate.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. San Beda’s AC Soberano. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netSan Beda bucked the absence of coach Boyet Fernandez and Robert Bolick to cruise to an 88-70 beatdown of Mapua Friday in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.AC Soberano stepped up for the Red Lions as he went 3-of-5 from three to wound up with 17 points and two rebounds, while Javee Mocon continued to churn out double-doubles, this time, racking up 11 markers and 10 boards in the win.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendcenter_img Donald Tankoua also had nine points and eight rebounds, as all 13 San Beda players were able to score a field goal in the tiff.“I’m happy with the way we played despite the absence of Robert Bolick and Clint Doliguez who are two of our best players. What was noticeable was everybody stepped up, we had a ball movement and I’m happy that they didn’t look for a go to guy today. Everybody was able to score because of our ball movement,” said team manager Jude Roque.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogMVP contender Bolick was banned from the game after his scuffle with St. Benilde guard Carlo Young in the Red Lions’ last game, as well as Clint Doliguez, who entered the court during the melee.Fernandez was serving his one-game suspension for issuing comments detrimental to the league after the fracas, leaving the coaching to deputy and Red Cubs mentor JB Sison. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Break new ground 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 Mayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

Froome crashes in training ahead of Giro d’Italia start

first_imgVolcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast Called shot: LeBron’s fadeaway has Raptors endangered MOST READ In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Jo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames 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 ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ “It’s pretty painful obviously, but then straight away he went right back on his bike and he did two laps again,” Portal said. “It’s going to be a painful TT for him but he is fine.”Astana team leader Miguel Angel Lopez also crashed in training but the Colombian will compete as well. Belarussian cyclist Kanstantstin Siutsou of the Bahrain-Merida team was not as fortunate. He was knocked out of the race after a nasty spill.The series of crashes came shortly before the Giro opened in Jerusalem, the first time a Grand Tour cycling race has ever been held outside Europe. The 9.7-kilometer (6-mile) opening time trial passed Israel’s parliament, Supreme Court, the Israel Museum and the Hebrew University in its route through Jerusalem.The 167-kilometer (104-mile) second stage on Saturday will whizz down the Mediterranean coast from Haifa to Tel Aviv. Stage 3 will follow a lengthy, 229-kilometer (143-mile) route — the second-longest leg of the entire race — from Beersheba in the Negev desert down to Israel’s southern tip of Eilat along the Red Sea.The race will then transfer to Italy, and the island of Sicily, for an early rest day on Monday. The Giro ends in Rome on May 27.ADVERTISEMENT Team Sky said Froome was slightly injured but would compete in the opening time trial.It was hardly an ideal start for Froome, who is facing a potential doping ban after a urine sample he provided at the Spanish Vuelta in September showed a concentration of the asthma drug salbutamol that was twice the permitted level.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownFroome is looking to become only the third person ever to win the three Grand Tour titles in a row.Team Sky coach Nicolas Portal told Eurosport that Froome’s front wheel slid at low speed during the first lap of training but that the accident would not prevent the British rider from competing. View comments Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew British cyclist Chris Froome rides during Team Sky presentation in Jerusalem, Thursday, May 3, 2018. The Giro d’Italia, Tour of Italy cycling race is scheduled to start on Friday in Jerusalem. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)JERUSALEM — Chris Froome got off to a rocky start in his quest to win a third consecutive Grand Tour title, crashing during a training run ahead of Friday’s opening stage of the Giro d’Italia and drawing blood around his right knee.A video showed the four-time Tour de France champion limping gingerly after the accident. His shorts were ripped around the hip and his jersey was ripped near his shoulder blade. He appeared to also have an abrasion on the right side of his body.ADVERTISEMENTlast_img read more

Cartoon: November 16

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Revised totals and forecast in BC water supply bulletin

first_imgIf that’s accurate, the month-to-date total through yesterday is 17.2, and with almost half the month gone, we are still 66 millimeters below the July average.In addition, Environment Canada has also revised its seven day forecast and while including the possibility of a thunderstorm late this afternoon has dropped any reference to showers on four of the six days after today. The Environment Ministry has issued an information bulletin, which shows June rainfall, eased water supply challenges, in many regions of the province.However, the exception is the north, and the bulletin gives the notable exception, as the Fort St. John area.As reported earlier, it received only 14.3 millimeters of precipitation, which is just 20 percent of the 71.4, Environment Canada, local area monthly average.- Advertisement -Things didn’t improve much during the first third of this month, with only 7.8 millimeters in the first eleven days.Things have improved the past two days, but not as much as Environment Canada reported at mid-day yesterday.This area recorded 3.2 millimeters on Monday, but after putting Tuesday morning’s total at 13.2 millimeters, the government weather bureau now puts the full day’s total, at only 6.2.Advertisementlast_img read more

Neymar’s tears worry nervous Brazilians

first_imgThe world’s most expensive footballer had just scored the second of Brazil’s two extra-time goals, finally subduing Costa Rica’s stubborn resistance — and getting a monkey off the star-studded team’s back.At the final whistle, the striker — described as a genius by his coach Tite and a petulant brat by his many detractors — sank to the turf, sobbing. Later, Neymar tweeted that “these were tears of joy, of having overcome.”“It’s one of the big images of the World Cup: Neymar, alone, collapsed and in floods of tears,” the UOL esporte blog said.“These were the tears of a football player. The tears of someone who cares.”In this generous interpretation, Neymar’s 97th minute goal was the moment when the Paris Saint-Germain scoring machine finally got his groove — and the much-hyped Brazil team along with him.But many asked if so much emotion after beating a supposedly far inferior team pointed to crackups to come?“It’s not normal to cry in the second game of a World Cup,” Brazil’s biggest newspaper, O Globo, headlined the main article on its website after the drama.While acknowledging that Neymar has had a torrid buildup to the tournament, with surgery for a broken foot bone and a hugely disappointing first game against Switzerland, Globo said the tears were just too much.“A team needs to demonstrate mental strength, not fragility. Genuine or not, Neymar’s crying is worrying,” Globo said.“It was either the symptom of troubling instability or it was a return of Neymar’s narcissism that Neymar had managed to control so well for nearly the whole match.”In his post-match tweet, Neymar defended himself, telling critics “not everyone knows what I went through to get here. Talk is cheap, now it’s time to act.”“In my life, things have never been easy and won’t be now! The dream, no not the dream — the OBJECTIVE! — continues.”While Brazilians at live screenings of the game around the country erupted in joy at the win, there was also withering criticism of Neymar for his apparently over-theatrical fall in front of the Costa Rican goal — leading to a penalty being overturned on VAR analysis.“His artistic gesture cost Brazil the penalty,” Globo TV commentator Galvao Bueno said on air.At least the under-pressure team can always count on Tite’s support.The famously expressive coach celebrated so vigorously on the touchline after the first goal that he fell and rolled on the grass.A GIF of the tumble instantly shot around Brazilian social media, with cynics asking if Tite himself hadn’t been teaching Neymar how to dive.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Brazil’s forward Neymar reacts after scoring his goal during Brazil’s World Cup match against Costa Rica in Saint Petersburg © AFP / GABRIEL BOUYSRio de Janeiro, Brazil, Jun 22 – Brazilians watched their team’s excruciatingly hard-fought win Friday over minnow Costa Rica in a cold sweat but it was Neymar’s hot tears that really made the footballing-mad nation sit up.“Neymar’s crying is the big news,” declared the Blog do Menon on the leading UOL Esporte website.last_img read more

One-time items help push Cenovus Q2 profit up, operating earnings miss estimate

first_imgCompanies in this story: (TSX:CVE)The Canadian Press CALGARY — Cenovus Energy Inc.’s continuing operations had a $1.78-billion net profit in the second quarter, turning around from a $410-million loss reported at the same time last year, but revenue and operating earnings were below estimates.The Calgary-based company said its net earnings for the quarter ended June 30 amounted to $1.45 per share, which compared with a loss of 33 cents per share in the 2018 second quarter.However, much of the improvement was due to one-time tax benefits and positive currency fluctuations.- Advertisement -Operating earnings from continuing operations were below estimates at 22 cents per share. Analysts had estimated 34 cents per share of operating earnings, according to financial markets data firm Refinitiv.Revenue was $5.6 billion, up from $5 billion last year but below the estimate of $5.75 billion.The oilsands producer said it benefited from higher realized prices but daily production dropped 11 per cent to about 345,000 barrels from 389,000 barrels a year earlier.Advertisementlast_img read more

Transfer rumours and paper review – Wednesday, November 26

first_imgHere’s the top transfer-related stories in Wednesday’s newspapers…Aston Villa striker Darren Bent, 30, is set to join Championship side Brighton on loan with the club’s record signing unable to get playing time under manager Paul Lambert. (Daily Express) Wesley Sneijder’s agent has revealed he will hold talks with Galatasaray chiefs following the 30-year-old Dutch midfielder’s recent omission from the Turkish side’s squad, and Manchester United could be ready to make a move. (Daily Star) Southampton are interested in signing FC Twente forward Jesus Corona, with the 21-year-old Mexico international valued at about £2.5m. (Daily Mirror) Tottenham have joined Chelsea and Liverpool in the battle to sign Inter Milan’s 21-year-old striker Mauro Icardi. (Daily Express) Hull City are looking to sign Spurs winger Aaron Lennon, 27, in January. A move to the KC Stadium would see him link up with former Tottenham team-mates Tom Huddlestone, Jake Livermore and Michael Dawson. (Daily Mirror) Liverpool are ready to sign Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, 32, Porto striker Jackson Martinez, 28, and Norwich winger Nathan Redmond, 20, in a £47m triple deal in the January transfer window. (Metro) Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech, 32, has been usurped by Thibaut Courtois and is prepared to wait until next summer for a move as he wants to join a club that will want him as their first choice keeper. (Evening Standard) Stoke boss Mark Hughes does not expect to have money to spend in the January transfer window and thinks he will have to wait until next summer to add to his squad. (The Sun)And here are the latest talkSPORT.com transfer rumours…Exclusive – Manchester United top job not in my thoughts, insists GiggsExclusive – Giggs on Van Gaal, Man United and the youngster who’s a ‘brilliant prospect’Exclusive – Man City will find it tough to catch Chelsea, claims ex-Maine Road starExclusive – Chelsea are the perfect team! Leboeuf backs Blues for Premier League and European gloryExclusive – Forgotten Villa man Bent can be a top Premier League marksman again, claims DowieReports – Aston Villa record signing set for exit?Chelsea and Tottenham in three-way battle with Atletico Madrid for Inter Milan starMichu in line to return to Swansea in Januarylast_img read more

Job Vacancy: Irwin Expert Electrical seeks Manager & Accounts Technician

first_imgJOBS: The north west’s leading electrical appliance company have a vacancy for a Senior Office and Accounts Technician Manager.Irwin Expert Electrical are the leading supplier of Household Electrical goods in the North West. They have showrooms in Letterkenny & Buncrana.Job Details: Contract Type: Permanent PositionLocation: Letterkenny, Co. Donegal, Ireland.Senior Office Manager & Accounts Technician:The Senior Office Manager & Accounts Technician will work within the accounts department and contribute to the financial management of the company. They will also take responsibility for a diverse set of administrative and management tasks to ensure the smooth and efficient running of a busy office. Duties include:Maintain and develop all standard operating procedures for the smooth running of two busy offices.Deal with external correspondence, complaints and queries.Manage office budgets in partnership with our accounts dept.Liaise, renew and negotiate with suppliers & contractors and manage all service contracts and suppliers claims.Ensure annual leave, sick leave and training days are all accurately recorded.Standard accounting tasks including summarising and analysing financial information and inputting onto accounting software.Ensure timely and accurate sales invoices are issued.Maintaining Debtors Ledger and credit control.Banking (daily monitoring of bank & accounts including payments and reconciliations).Dealing with all debtors and creditors.Process monthly journals to bring monthly accounts to trial balance stage.Assist with the preparation of VAT returns to Revenue.Assist in the completion of monthly management accounts.Purchase order processing.Preparation of bank lodgements.Sage Payrole preparation.ROS returns.Essential Criteria:Qualified to Accounts Technician level or equivalent working experience.High level of IT experience/competence.Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook).Excellent team player.Efficient with work load – ability to prioritise and take initiative.Ability to multi-task.Ability to work under pressure.Able to deal with clients or customers.Previous experience in Senior Office Management is essential.Proven experience managing IT systems with an ability to resolve first level IT issues.Strong Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint skills.Excellent project management skills.Commercial acumen and reporting skills.Ability to manage a variety of competing priorities and deadlines.Spoken and written English skills are essential.Self-motivated.Qualities required:Calm, mature and structured approach to all work practices.Strong teamwork skills; work effectively with all personalities in all departments.Ability to be flexible in response to changing priorities and needs.Demonstrated ability and willingness to continuously acquire new competencies and accept new challenges.Self- learner with a growth mind – set.Strong communication, oral and written and presentation skills.Highly organised.Salary:Salary very favourable and relevant to the experience of the right candidate.To apply for this position, please send a CV and cover letter outlining how you meet the essential and desirable criteria to info@irwinexpert.ie or via post to Irwin Expert Electrical, Port Rd., Letterkenny, Co. Donegal clearly outlining how you meet the criteria before Friday June 9th 2017.Job Vacancy: Irwin Expert Electrical seeks Manager & Accounts Technician was last modified: May 31st, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare 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:Accounts TechnicianadministrationEmploymentIrwin Expert ElectricaljobletterkennyManagementManagerSenior Office ManagerVacancylast_img read more

THIEVES STEAL 16 LAPTOPS FROM RAMELTON COMPUTER STORE

first_imgThieves have broken into a computer store in Ramelton and stolen thousands of euro worth of equipment including 16 laptop computers.The burglars broke into the KS Computer Store in Ramelton over the weekend.They stole an array of computers of various brands including Acer and Toshiba. A spokesman for the store said they were devastated by the burglary as much of the stock was for the busy Christmas market.Garda are viewing CCTV footage from nearby premises in a bid to build up a profile of the thieves.EndsTHIEVES STEAL 16 LAPTOPS FROM RAMELTON COMPUTER STORE was last modified: September 19th, 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:KS COMPUTERSRameltonlast_img read more

Glennie Finishes Top-50 At Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – Drake University women’s golfer Madison Glennie finished in the top-50 at the Canadian Women’s Amateur Championship on Friday at the Ken-Wo Golf Club in New Minas, Nova Scotia.  Print Friendly Version Glennie, a Clearwater, Fla. native, placed tied for 48th at the 72-hole event. She began the four-day event by shooting a 76 (+6) in the first round and then fired a 74 (+4) in the second round to make the 36-hole cut. Glennie then carded a 75 (+5) in the third round before wrapping up her performance with a 73 (+3) in the final round to place tied for 48th-place.last_img read more