PVL to play out of town

first_imgDon’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Baliwag Star Arena, also in Bulacan, hosts a doubleheader on Oct. 21 while Batangas will host the next PVL stop on Oct. 28. Legazpi City and Cagayan de Oro City will also host PVL matches.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 Chriss Playing to keep it close, Southwoods finds itself in the lead vs Pradera Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown The Premier Volleyball League will hold six out-of-town games for its Season 2 Open Conference which unwraps on Saturday.The Malolos Sports and Convention Center in Bulacan will host the Iriga-Tacloban and Pocari-PetroGazz matches on Sept. 26 before action shifts to the Imus Sports Center in Cavite on Sept. 9.ADVERTISEMENT Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum 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 Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption LATEST STORIEScenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title View comments Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazillast_img read more

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Govt moving ahead with ancestral Land CoI

first_imgWith the investigation into Indigenous land rights being put on hold, Government is moving ahead with the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into ancestral lands, and has begun inviting members of the public to start indicating their interest in participating by submitting matters for consideration.The first round of the public hearings will begin on August 21. During that segment, the CoI will hear matters relating to ancestral lands and other land issues. Groups and individuals interested in submitting matters for considerationPresident David Granger with the newly sworn-in commissioners of the Lands Commissionhave until today to do so.President David Granger had in March of this year established a CoI under the Commission of Inquiry Act, to examine and make recommendations to resolve all issues, and uncertainties surrounding the claims of Amerindian land titling, the individual, joint or communal ownership of lands acquired by freed Africans and any matters relating to land titling in Guyana.The Commission will be headed by Reverend Oswald Peter Chuck-A-Sang, and will include other members such as Paulette Henry, David James, Carol Khan, Professor Rudolph James, Lennox Caleb and Berlinda Persaud.According to the official Gazette, prior to Guyana gaining independence in 1966, several ordinances and declarations were passed by the colonial Administration related to the definition of lands, including those of 1902, post-1904 and 1910. After gaining independence, several efforts aimed at resolving ancestral land right issues were undertaken.In particular, an official investigation through a Commission known as the Amerindian Lands Commission (ALC) was established in 1967. Subsequently, in 1976, the 1951 the Amerindian Act was amended to provide for the granting of titles to Amerindian communities. The outcome of the initial, as well as current titling, efforts did not provide closure on issues of Amerindian land claims. For various reasons, many of these issues remain unresolved to date.Meanwhile, the status of lands that were purchased by the freed Africans around and after 1839, and formed the first villages in Guyana, have not been accessible to their descendants for various reasons.Lands, which were acquired by freed Africans and were the subject of joint or communal ownership or of individual ownership, are now subject to much uncertainty.The original CoI had included investigations into land rights in Amerindian communities, however after much protest by the National Toshao’s Council (NTC) and the Amerindian People’s Association (APA) Government was forced to put that aspect of the investigation on hold.The NTC had argued that it really did not understand the real function of the CoI, particularly since there was no consultation between Government and representatives of Guyana’s first people.last_img read more

Memories of Euro 2016 shock haunted Hazard in World Cup thriller

first_imgBelgium were facing a World Cup exit when goals by Genki Haraguchi and Takashi Inui in four devastating minutes put Japan 2-0 up early in the second half.Hazard said memories of their shock 3-1 defeat to the unfancied Welsh in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016 came flooding back.“To be fair, we were thinking it was like two years ago against Wales,” said Hazard.“But we have players who can change the game and they came off the bench to make the difference.”– Fighting spirit –From 2-0 down, Belgium clawed back a goal from Jan Vertonghen before replacements Marouane Fellaini and Nacer Chadli, who hit the 94th-minute winner, also scored to complete the fight back.“During the first half we were quite good, but things went wrong at the start of the second half, both goals were avoidable, but the reaction we showed was great,” said Hazard.The victory emphatically answered any questions about the Belgians’ fighting spirit.“These are the type of matches we need, so we are all very happy,” Hazard added.“It’s going to be magnificent playing against Brazil and we need to rest and regenerate.”Chadli’s superbly worked goal in the fourth minute of stoppage time was the final act of an epic last-16 battle.Belgium become the first team in 48 years to successfully overturn a 2-0 deficit in a World Cup knockout game.“In the first 60 minutes, we were a little roughed up by the Japanese, who were very well-prepared for our tactics,” said Belgium’s match-winner Chadli.“We started to win our duels and showed that we had more desire than them.”“It (his goal) was like a dream. The coach made the changes because he wanted more power in the middle and we managed to bring that.“When I was warming up (to come on), I saw the Japanese were tiring.“It was important to avoid extra-time.“Brazil are a big team, we’ve seen them play, we have to rest, focus on the next game. There is not much time.”Fellaini, who scored their second less than nine minutes after coming on, said Belgium earned the reward for their never-say-die spirit.“It was an important game for us because we showed the mentality, we come back from 2-0 and scored three goals in 90 minutes,” said Fellaini, who has just signed a contract extension with Manchester United.“It will be tough against Brazil, we know their quality, so it’s going to be a good test.“We are more mature than before and we all want to show what we can do against Brazil.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Belgium’s midfielder Marouane Fellaini (C) celebrates with Belgium’s forward Eden Hazard (L) and midfielder Youri Tielemans (R) after scoring a goal during the Russia 2018 World Cup round of 16 football match between Belgium and Japan. © AFP / Jack GUEZROSTOV-ON-DON, Russian Federation, Jul 3 – Eden Hazard admitted memories of Belgium’s shock Euro 2016 defeat to Wales haunted him during their stunning 3-2 last-gasp win over Japan to reach the World Cup quarter-finals.“We are just so happy to go through,” said Belgium captain Hazard, who was the man of the match in Rostov, as his side set up a quarter-final against Brazil in Kazan on Friday.last_img read more

Mwalala plots home win over Ben Guerdane

first_img“One thing with these knockout fixtures is that if you get a good result at home, the next game away is usually easier. That is our basic plan to ensure we get a win at home and keep a clean sheet. If we can do that, then getting a result away from home, even a draw will be enough for us,” the youthful tactician said.Bandari are making only their second appearance in continental football and have already surpassed their performance from their debut season in 2016 where they couldn’t go past the preliminary round.And Mwalala now hopes they can do even better and achieve something that he couldn’t as a player, twice with Yanga and the same number of times with Uganda’s SC Villa.Bandari’s Collins Agade tries to go in for a header during his side’s CAF Confederation Cup match against Sudan’s Al Ahly Shandy at the Kasarani Stadium on August 10, 2019. PHOTO/Timothy Olobulu“I always tell them that playing in continental football opens up a lot of doors for them. I give them an example of myself. If we had ever made it to the quarter finals in those years, our lives would have changed,” Mwalala explains.“It is the same for them. If they can get to the group stages, they will expose themselves to the whole of the world and who knows what might happen. This is what motivates us,” further added the tactician.Looking on to the Guerdane challenge, Mwalala expects a very tough game both home and away.“I have done some bit of research on them and they are a very good team. Technically and tactically, they are very organized and have players who can keep the ball on the ground. The strategy is to shut their spaces and ensure they don’t have time on the ball. If they do, they will kill us,”“Also, we have to take our chances. We have had a problem where we create so many chances but don’t convert. This time, we have worked on that and hopefully it shows in the match,” further said Mwalala.Bandari FC players during a training session in Nairobi. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluTwo of his strikers, Abdallah Hassan and Yema Mwama were facing the danger of missing the game due to injury but having returned to training, he will assess between the two who is fitter to start.“Missing the two would have been catastrophic. They started training last Tuesday and I will look at both and whoever is fitter will start and maybe the other one comes on later. Missing two of your best strikers in such a game is tough,” the coach added.Bandari say they have picked lessons from their preliminary round game against Sudan’s Al Ahly Shandy and between then and now, the coach says his side has greatly improved.0Shares0000(Visited 13 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Bandari FC head coach Bernard Mwalala chats with members of his technical bench during a training session in Nairobi. PHOTO/Timothy OlobuluNAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 13 – Bandari FC head coach Bernard Mwalala believes taking maximum results at home will be key if they are to attain a target of getting to the second round of the CAF Confederations Cup.The dockers host Tunisia’s US Ben Guerdane in the first leg of the first round on Saturday afternoon at the Kasarani Stadium and Mwalala has urged his boys to take maximum home stage advantage.last_img read more

Liverpool CAN cope without trio for crunch clash, insists Simon Mignolet

first_imgSimon Mignolet believes Liverpool’s squad is strong enough to deal with their sudden spate of suspensions.Club captain Steven Gerrard, defender Martin Skrtel and utility man Emre Can are all ruled out of Wednesday’s crucial FA Cup quarter-final replay with Blackburn.But the Belgian No1 is confident manager Brendan Rodgers has built a squad good enough to cope with any absences as they look to keep their season alive by beating the Championship side.“I’ve always said everybody is ready when the gaffer asks them to do a job,” Mignolet told liverpoolfc.com“Everybody works hard in training to make sure when they’re called upon they are there to put in a performance.“If you’re a professional football player, you always have to be ready for when your chance comes about – and I’m sure everybody will be for Wednesday.” 1 Simon Mignolet in action for Liverpool last_img read more

Hawksbee and Jacobs daily – Thursday, November 26

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It CAN be done! Ex-Manchester United star on move for Messi

first_img1 Former Manchester United flop Angel di Maria believes Paris Saint-Germain can sign Barcelona legend Lionel Messi.The four-time Ballon d’Or winner is very happy at the Nou Camp but that has not stopped clubs eyeing his signature.All of the Premier League’s big sides hope they can lure Messi to England, and Manchester City are reportedly willing to offer the Argentinean £800,000-a-week.However, Messi’s international team-mate, Di Maria, believes there is more chance of his countryman heading to Paris.“I hope PSG can bring Messi to Paris one day,” Di Maria told RMC. “Everything is possible. It is all about money. It would take a lot of money to sign a player like him.“But it would be great for Ligue 1 and French football in general if Messi joined PSG. The club has the resources to sign him and he could come to Paris.” Lionel Messi and Angel di Maria last_img read more

Around Whittier

first_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MORE‘Mame,’ ‘Hello, Dolly!’ composer Jerry Herman dies at 88160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! WHITTIER North Whittier Neighborhood Watch will hold a general meeting to discuss the problem of sex offenders in the community, after-school programs, graffiti and the volunteers’ patrol program at 7 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria of North Andrews Elementary School, 1010 Caraway Drive. Representatives from county Supervisor Gloria Molina’s office, the Sheriff’s Department, the California Highway Patrol and other agencies will be in attendance to answer residents’ questions and address their concerns. For information, call (213) 388-8352 or (626) 961-1482. Candidates’ forum slated for today PICO RIVERA The Whittier chapter of the League of Women Voters will hold a forum for candidates running in the April 4 election for the El Rancho Unified School District board of education. The forum will be from 7:30 to 8:45 p.m. tonight at Pico Park auditorium, 9528 Beverly Blvd. Uptown yard sale to span 21 blocks WHITTIER The public is invited to a 21-block yard sale sponsored by the Whittier Historical Neighborhood Association from 8 a.m. To 1 p.m. Saturday. The yard sale will be held in the Uptown Historic District of Whittier, between Greenleaf, Hadley, Painter and Orange streets. Veterans group to hold fundraiser LA MIRADA Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9148, 13932 Valley View Ave., will hold a fish dinner at 6 p.m. Friday to raise money for veterans. Entertainment will be provided by the Chevron Square Dancers from La Mirada. Cost is $7 per person. For more information, call (562) 941-2782. Pico Rivera seeks cleanup volunteers PICO RIVERA Pico Rivera residents are invited to demonstrate their volunteer spirit and help community beautification efforts at the city’s eighth annual Community Pride Day beginning at 8 a.m. April 8 at Smith Park, 6016 Rosemead Blvd. Volunteers are asked to bring work gloves, a shovel and/or a rake. The first 500 people to register will receive a Community Pride Day T-shirt. Volunteers also receive breakfast and lunch. For more information, or to register, call (562) 801- 4430. Montebello police to honor officers MONTEBELLO The Montebello Police Department will hold its 2006 awards luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. March 30 at the Quiet Cannon, 901 Via San Clemente. Twenty-four officers and residents will be honored. Tickets are $25 per person. For reservations or for more information, call (323) 887-1288, or e-mail Alice Aguilar at aaguilar@cityofmontebello.com. Hospital to hold Medicare workshop WHITTIER The Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital will hold its “Understanding the New Medicare Prescription Drug Benefit” workshop from 2 to 4 p.m. March 29 in the Flo & Frank L. Scott Conference Center of the hospital, 12401 Washington Blvd. A representative from the Center for Health Care Rights will explain how the new plan will coordinate with seniors’ current coverage. For more information or to make reservations, call (562) 698-0811, Ext. 2444. From staff reportslast_img read more


first_imgBY HEATHER BROWNE: Manorcunningham Pipe Band recently finished their 2011 season by parading the village with their array of trophies and would like to thank the local community for turning out in large numbers to show their support.Councillor Paul Canning and Deputy Charlie McConalogue as well as many invited guests were in attendance and praised the band on their very successful year.Under the guidance of Pipe Major Gordon Carson, Pipe Sergeant Geoffrey Parke and Drum Sergeant Alan Laird together the band has had the best year in their history. The hard work from all the members this year paid off and after competing at 9 competitions both locally and in Scotland they obtained 6 1st place prizes including the All Ireland, British and Ulster titles in grade 3A and 2nd place in the European and World Championships.This success throughout the season led to the band being awarded Champion of Champions in Grade 3A.  The band have now won their 5th All Ireland title in their proud history and are now on their 3rd promotion in 4 seasons and will compete in Grade 2 in 2012.The band would like to thank their many supporters who traveled with them each week and shared their success.  They would also like the congratulate their neighboring bands Thiepval Memorial Convoy and Letterkenny and District on their success in the 2011 season.* WANT TO BE A VOLUNTEER CORRESPONDENT FOR DONEGALDAILY.COM? SEND YOUR NEWS AND PIX TO INFO@DONEGALDAILY.COM MANOR PIPE BAND’S YEAR OF SUCCESS was last modified: September 11th, 2011 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:manorcunninghamPIPE BANDlast_img read more