Bruno Fernandes ánnoyed’over failed bid

first_imgBruno Fernandes is “annoyed” at the conduct of both Sporting Lisbon and Manchester United as talks have stalled over his potential move to Old Trafford, according to  reports. Bruno Fernandes SunSport yesterday revealed that the move has broken down over both sides being unwilling to budge on their respective valuations of the player. The Red Devils have offered £42.5million upfront plus £8.5million in add-ons, but Sporting continue to insist on receiving the 25-year-old’s £68million release clausein full.Advertisement Promoted Content6 Ridiculous Health Myths That Are Actually TrueThe Best Cars Of All TimeBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever MadeIs This 1921 Cartoon The First Ever Meme?10 Risky Jobs Some Women DoWho’s The Best Car Manufacturer Of All Time?6 Incredibly Strange Facts About Hurricanes10 Phones That Can Work For Weeks Without RechargingTop 7 Best Car Manufacturers Of All TimeThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s HystericalThe 10 Best Secondary Education Systems In The World8 Things That Will Happen If An Asteroid Hits Earth And according to the Times, the player himself is fuming at the hold up and wants to complete his move to United as soon as possible. Read Also:Bruno Fernandes transfer becomes a dream Fernandes expected last Friday’s match against Benfica to be his last for Sporting, hoping that his move would be sealed over the weekend. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 center_img Loading… last_img read more

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SC: No TRO vs Mandaluyong court ruling on franchise law

first_img“If they (MORE Power) are trulyserious to serve the people of Iloilo, they will do what it takes to invest anddo what President (Rodrigo) Duterte has called on all businesses: build, build,build and not take, take, take. Quoting the President himself, ‘Wag mag-agaw ng negosyo,’” said PECOadministrative manager Marcelo Cacho yesterday. In effect, according to rival PanayElectric Co. (PECO), moves to take over its power distribution assets by MOREPower have been frozen. In another resolution acting on theurgent motion of PECO for a Show Cause Order, the SC required MORE Power toexplain why it pursued an expropriation case against PECO in Iloilo City RTCBranch 37 despite the ruling of the Mandaluyong RTC. With the SC denying the TRO petition,it is expected to soon rule on the main case which is the petition for reviewof the Mandaluyong RTC’s judgement. It could either affirm the judgment orreverse it. “We will strengthen our resolve tocontinue serving and finding the best energy solutions for the people of Iloilowhile abiding by whatever decision the Supreme Court hands down,” Cachostressed./PN MORE Power is running against atwo-year deadline under its franchise to begin operating, otherwise itsfranchise (signed in February this year by the President) would be deemedautomatically revoked. The SC Second Division’s resolutionwas dated Aug. 14, 2019 but was made known only yesterday. A Certificate of Public Convenienceand Necessity was issued by the Energy Regulatory Commission to PECO – whosefranchise expired in January this year – to continue operating until MORE Powerhas established its power distribution system within two years.center_img It also ordered Iloilo City RTC Branch37’s Presiding Judge Yvette Marie Go to explain why she approved the grantingof a writ of possession to MORE Power despite the Mandaluyong RTC’s ruling. ILOILO City – The Supreme Court hasdenied MORE Electric and Power Corp.’s (MORE Power) petition for a TemporaryRestraining Order (TRO) and/or writ of preliminary injunction against theruling of the Mandaluyong City Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 209 thatdeclared two provisions of the power firm’s franchise law unconstitutional. SC’s two resolutions showed it isimpervious to the pressures of big business and won’t be pushed into decidingagainst what’s right and constitutional, he added. “Panay Electric Co. has been servingIloilo for the past 95 years. We would like to believe that in that span oftime, we have been a major part of Iloilo’s journey towards development andeconomic prosperity,” said Cacho. PECO told the SC that MORE Power’s“vigorously pursuing the expropriation case before RTC Iloilo City Branch 37while at the same time appealing the judgment of the Mandaluyong RTC beforethis Court, with a prayer for the issuance of a TRO and/or writ of preliminaryinjunction…constitutes an insidious form of forum shopping.” In July, Mandaluyong RTC Branch 209ruled that sections 10 (Right of Eminent Domain) and 17 (Transition ofOperations) of Republic Act (RA) 11212, which granted MORE Power thecongressional franchise to distribute electricity in Iloilo City, were “voidand unconstitutional for infringing on PECO’s rights to due process and equalprotection of the law.”last_img read more

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5 killed, 17 hurt in Mindanao quake

first_img Manila – Five persons were reportedly killed, while 17 others were hurt after a 6.3-magnitude earthquake jolted parts of Mindanao early Wednesday evening. Mayor Reuel Limbungan said in a television interview on Thursday that a child aged seven years was declared dead on arrival in a hospital in Tulunan, Cotabato, while a man in early 40’s died due to heart attack. According to the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology (PHIVOLCS), the epicenter of the quake was recorded in Tulunan, Cotabato and 91 aftershocks occurred in several parts of Mindanao. At least 17 people, on the other hand, were injured in Makilala town and were confined at the Makilala Medical Specialist Center, according to the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Management Office. Renato Solidum, PHIVOLCS head, said in a television interview aftershocks could be strong and capable of causing severe damage.center_img “Aftershocks can happen. Some can be felt most likely in low intensities. But we cannot remove the possibility of similar intensities that can be felt in the epicentral area,” Solidum said./PN Photo by Dava del Sur LGU Two people were reportedly killed in a landslide in Magsaysay town in Lanao del Sur based on the report reaching the National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Office.last_img read more

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Munster see off Gloucester

first_img That directness from Munster paid off in the 34th minute when they shunned a kickable penalty and Varley, having set up a lineout maul, was driven over for a try which TMO Eric Gauzins confirmed. The conversion from wide out on the left was swung over by Keatley, but a late ruck offence allowed Bentley to reduce the arrears to 16-10 for half-time. On the resumption, it was man of the match O’Mahony and Laulala who provided the inspiration again for Munster as they made yards into the Gloucester 22. Livewire scrum-half Robson led the Gloucester resistance, diving to disrupt O’Mahony at the base of a Munster scrum in front of the posts. The province pressed out wide through Murphy, whose kick through led to an obstruction call against Mike Tindall. However, Keatley was wayward for the only time from the kicking tee. There was little between the sides heading into the final quarter, the tension being lifted by Earls’ side-stepping run which saw him link with Murphy before desperate defending forced the ball free from Conor Murray’s grasp. Keatley eventually broke the second half’s deadlock with a 66th-minute penalty following an advancing scrum, and the result was put beyond doubt barely a minute later. Winger Murphy gobbled up an expertly placed cross-field kick from Keatley on the left and evaded Sharples’ grasp on the way to the try-line. Keatley’s textbook conversion suddenly left Gloucester 16 points adrift. Gloucester remained competitive, though, Tindall, Sharples and Jonny May all testing the home defence before Earls was denied an injury-time try by an earlier infringement. Rob Penney’s men did enough to rebound from last week’s disappointing defeat away to Edinburgh with a 26-10 triumph although, in a very tight Pool Six, they failed to engineer a bonus-point push in Limerick. Charlie Sharples and Damien Varley swapped tries in a first half that cantered along at a brisk pace, with Ian Keatley’s hat-trick of penalties separating the sides at 16-10. The scoreline remained the same until Munster mustered 10 quickfire points entering the final quarter-hour, as Keatley added another penalty and then set up and converted a Murphy try. Peter O’Mahony played a captain’s role for the Irish province right from the off, carrying strongly initially and then helping to set up a close-range penalty which Keatley struck over. Heineken Cup debutant Jonny Bentley misjudged his first kick at the posts as much-changed Gloucester sought an immediate response, their back line needing an early adjustment as full-back Martyn Thomas was forced off. Keatley doubled Munster’s lead in the 10th minute and the penalties continued to come, Casey Laulala a prominent figure as the hosts’ possession statistics soared to 82 per cent. A third successful kick followed from Keatley in the 13th minute, but Gloucester got into scoring range thanks to an inviting kick through from Dan Robson and hard chase from Sharples, and the winger dotted down in the very next play. The visitors’ pack pressed from the close-in lineout before Robson ducked to the right from a ruck and timed his pass perfectly for Sharples to score at the corner. Bentley landed a classy conversion from out wide, with quality breakdown work from Ben Morgan and Akapusi Qera allowing the Cherry and Whites to utilise their pace in the backs. The sides maintained a high tempo with Thomas’ replacement Rob Cook flooring Keith Earls with a meaty challenge, while Laulala and David Kilcoyne made a number of carries for persistent Munster. Munster opened their win account in this season’s Heineken Cup as Johne Murphy’s 67th-minute try put paid to Gloucester’s chances at Thomond Park. Press Associationlast_img read more

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Cricket News Ellyse Perry, Australian superwoman, achieves a feat no cricketer has ever achieved in T20Is

first_img New Delhi: Ellyse Perry is a cricketing superwoman. The Australian allrounder has dazzled the world with her achievements in batting and bowling across all formats. In Tests, she has an average of 45 while in ODIs, she averages a staggering 76 with the bat. With the ball, Perry has taken 145 wickets in ODIs and 31 in Tests. However, in Twenty20 Internationals, Perry has achieved what no cricketer male or female has achieved in the history of the format. On Sunday, during the second Twenty20 International between England and Australia in the Women’s Ashes contest, Perry became the first cricketer on the planet to score 1000 runs and take 100 wickets in the shortest format of the game. Perry had already taken 100 wickets when she took the wicket of Natalie Sciver in the World T20 final in 2018. However, in the match at Hove, Perry chose to create some more history. England chose to bat and Perry struck early as she got the wicket of Amy Jones for the fourth time in the tour. Danielle Wyatt and Natalie Sciver fell cheaply but Tammy Beaumont steadied the ship along with Heather Knight. The 38-run stand between Beaumont and Knight looked to push England towards a good score but when both fell in quick succession, England stumbled and it took an aggressive, unbeaten 17 from Sophie Ecclestone to help England reach 121/8 in 20 overs. In response, Australia started brilliantly but lost some quick wickets. However, Perry and skipper Meg Lanning took the attack to the England bowlers. Perry smashed four boundaries and a six while Lanning was at her consistent best in this format as Australia inched closer to a win. When Perry thumped a boundary off Katherine Brunt, she became the first woman to score 1000 runs in the format and also take 100 wickets. Australia sealed the win by seven wickets and now have a 12-2 lead in the Ashes series with one match still to play on Wednesday.Also Read | Five runs needed off one ball – See this dramatic finish in Women’s Big Bash LeagueSpeaking to ESPNCricinfo after the end of the game, Perry said, “I guess it’s lovely, but I wasn’t aware of it. I actually think in T20 cricket at the international level, we probably play it as much as the men, so I have played a pretty big volume of games now – over 100. So I suppose when you’ve played 100 games you might get close to it. That’s probably the only reason I’m there – because I’ve played a lot of games,” Perry said.Also Read | Women’s Big Bash League: Brisbane Heat end Sydney dominance, beat Sixers in tense finalFormer Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi (1416 runs and 98 wickets) could have almost achieved the feat but Bangladesh’s Shakib al Hasan, with 1471 runs and 88 wickets, stands next in line to join Perry. highlights For all the Latest Sports News News, Cricket News News, Download News Nation Android and iOS Mobile Apps.center_img Ellyse Perry took her 100th wicket in the 2018 World T20 final.Perry reached the landmark of 1000 runs in the second match at Hove.No male cricketer has ever achieved the double of 1000 runs and 100 wickets in T20Is.last_img read more

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Sunshine Stars Were Lucky in Three-goal Defeat’

first_img‘Nasarawa United Head Coach, Kabir Dogo has called Sunshine Stars lucky in the top-flight thumbing in Makurdi on Saturday.The Solid Miners benched the Owena Waves 3-0 in Saturday’s Nigeria Professional Football League (NPFL) Match-day 27 clash at their adopted ground, Aper Aku Stadium in Makurdi.The three-goal feast was made possible by the trio, Abdulrahman Bashir, Bature Yaro and Zinke Thomas.Dogo said the massive win is a perfect payback to the Akure-based side who won the first fixture clash with same number of goals in Akure.“Sunshine Stars were damn lucky to have gone down with just three unreplied goals, we were on top of our game and could have won with as many as five goals or more.“However, that’s not to say that Sunshine Stars were cheap, no, they are good side but on matchday the better side emerged victorious.“The win is a perfect payback to Sunshine Stars who stunned us with three unreplied goals in the first fixture clash in Akure.“I think we are getting the rhythm perfectly well especially in the second half of the season as we had goal scoring problem in the first stanza.“Of course, today’s (Saturday) massive win will not be one off win but we will continue to fight for a respectable finish on the log.“I believe we are on course to challenge for the laurel as well as tickets to Africa as far as the on-going top-flight is concerned.“Right now no team is being crowned champions or awarded any of the continental tickets so we must continue to push to be counted,” said the former Abubakar Bukola Saraki (ABS) FC coach to supersport.com.The win against Sunshine Stars has taken the Lafia-based side total earnings to 36 points 10 behind league leaders, Enugu Rangers.Share this:FacebookRedditTwitterPrintPinterestEmailWhatsAppSkypeLinkedInTumblrPocketTelegramlast_img read more

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Bengtsson posts solid start as William Hill’s new leader

first_img Gamesys tops list for GambleAware Q1 donations July 10, 2020 StumbleUpon Submit The governance of FTSE bookmaker William Hill Plc has expressed confidence in the firm’s performance and future prospects, as group trading maintains full-year expectations.Publishing William Hill ‘unaudited’ results for the 17-week period up to 29 October 2019, it confirmed that group net revenues were 1% up on 2018 comparatives.Absorbing the assets of Mr Green, William Hill online net revenues grew by 26% with its gaming unit recording a 51% net revenue increase.However, sportsbook net revenue recorded just a minor 1% increase, while – adjusting for Mr Green performance – William Hill pro-forma online net revenues would report a 1% increase.The FTSE bookmaker continues to invest in its online division to improve its customer experience and platform infrastructure. William Hill details that Q4 trading will see the company launch new sportsbook products for Italy and Spain.Commenting on his first trading update as William Hill Group CEO, Ulrik Bengtsson said: “During my first months as CEO I have been focused on how we can improve our competitiveness whilst ensuring we continue to deliver on our strategic ambitions and I am pleased to confirm we remain on track to meet our full-year expectations.”At a retail level, William Hill continues to execute its ‘remodelling strategy’ to mitigate the impacts of the UK Triennial Review’s FOBTs reduction.Recording a like-for-like 16% decline in retail revenues, William Hill maintains that the division’s performance is in-line with expectations, absorbing a -39% decline in in-store gaming revenues.The Trading period saw William Hill governance close 700 shops with governance acting decisively to ‘do it once and do it right’.“We have remodelled the UK retail estate, while the UK Online business has benefited from a series of customer-facing improvements evidenced in the stabilising market share in the last two quarters,” added Bengtsson. “In addition, we expect our International Online business to benefit from a number of important product improvements that will be delivered over the coming quarters.”William Hill US division continues to make strong progress by recording net revenue up 60%, as the FTSE firm continues its US growth momentum by launching new premises in the regulated states of Indiana and Iowa. This sees William Hill expand its active portfolio to 10 US states, claiming 26% of market share.Bengtsson concluded: “We undoubtedly have great people and a shared vision at William Hill. Our job now is to push on and do even better in terms of customer focus and execution.“In the US our business has gone from strength to strength. We have excellent market access, a valuable partnership with Eldorado and we are excited about the potential that is presented by the combination with Caesars.” Related Articles Share William Hill accelerates transformation agenda to overcome COVID realities August 5, 2020 Share SBC Magazine Issue 10: Kaizen Gaming rebrand and focus for William Hill CEO August 25, 2020last_img read more

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MLB umpire Chris Guccione to host 13-year-old ump caught up in youth league brawl

first_img“This is my state, this is where my heart is,” Guccione, a Colorado native, told The Denver Post on Thursday. “So when I saw the incident that happened, I was concerned. I was like, ‘Oh my gosh, this is in my backyard.'”MORE: Sign up for DAZN to watch ‘ChangeUp,’ a new MLB live whiparound show Guccione is part of the umpiring crew for the weekend series in Denver between NL West rivals. He is on track to work at third base on Sunday.A call by Cordova sparked violence that spilled onto the field and resulted in multiple injuries. Video of the brawl quickly went viral. The Post reported that Lakewood police later issued citations to a dozen people for disorderly conduct. MLB umpire Chris Guccione wants Josh Cordova to know he is in his corner.Guccione will host Cordova, his parents and siblings Sunday at Coors Field, where the Rockies will play the Dodgers. Cordova is the 13-year-old umpire who was at the center of a brawl involving adults at a game between 7-year-olds in Lakewood, Colo., on June 15. “It is embarrassing. It’s a 7-year-old game with a 13-year-old umpire? Come on,” Guccione told the Post.Guccione contacted Cordova’s family to offer an invitation to Coors. UMPS CARE charities, MLB umpires’ non-profit organization devoted to aiding needy children and families, helped to arrange the visit, the Post reported.Guccione told the Post that Cordova wants to continue umpiring.last_img read more

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James, on the exit ramp

first_imgTO James His time at Real Madrid is running out. The Colombian has seen how the coronavirus crisis has meant a temporary point and apart that still complicates a situation that pushes him, like Bale, towards the exit door. Before the break, Zidane showed him that he does not have him in his prayers and, in addition, their contractual situation is a field of thorns. Your link to the club ends in 2021 and this summer only opens two clear paths: a transfer (the most beneficial option for the entity) or that the footballer endures to go free next year being able to negotiate from January with whoever you want … The second came in the Cup, the competition James had to redeem himself. The elimination against Real left him as one of the great signaled. With 0-1 at half-time, he was replaced. From there, the coach did not even make him warm up at Villamarín despite Madrid’s leadership slipping away … The sports importance The coffee maker has drawn a descending line. Chopped. An unexpected summer ‘signing’, when his change in attitude after returning from Bayern announced a new james, to be tier meat. It is the 21st of the squad in minutes played (only 650 ‘) In the league, he has become almost an outlaw. Before the suspension, he has not been seen for different reasons since last October 19, at the trip in Son Moix (1-0). That procured him a touch of attention from Zidane. James has become a regular on the bench.DAVID GONZALEZ It hasn’t helped him either the controversial episode of his injury with Colombia in November. Coming from four games away for personal reasons (traveling to his country to meet his son) and a muscle problem, his team called him up and Zizou left an enigmatic phrase: “No injury, but not available “. Six days later, Colombia reported a ligament strain. It was the fifteenth injury of the playmaker in the last three years.Odegaard further blocks the wayJames will be 29 on July 12, has no place in this Real Madrid and their perspectives are even darker due to the plans of the white club to crown the Return Operation with Odegaard, as reported by AS. A left-hander with an offensive projection, just the profile of the Colombian … But Madrid’s maneuverability is limited. Last summer he did not receive the expected offer (€ 50M) from the two clubs most interested in James, Atlético and Nápoles, and The salary of the Colombian is important (€ 7,750,000 net) for a market that will be hit hard by the coronavirus. But the white entity does not want to risk seeing a footballer fly for free either. in 2014 it cost 80 millions of euros…last_img read more

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Grace gives more to Ben Francis Invit

first_img Principal Stewart says the meet is a reminder of the legacy of a former principal of the Clarendon-based institution. “We might not be the champions of Boys and Girls’ Championship in recent years, but we have won 22 times in the past, and continue to be in the top five in the girls’ category. We continue to make bold strides in sports and intellectually, as our young people are resources to be developed,” Dr Stewart said. Ben Francis thanked everyone involved in the staging of the meet that will be held for the first time outside the school compound. “On this occasion of the sixth staging of the Ben Francis meet, thanks to all who continue to make it possible. You have set the stage on which students continue to perform,” Francis said. Albert Lawrence, the first Vere Technical male Olympian and a member of Jamaica’s 4×100 metres silver-medal team in Los Angeles in 1984 is the patron of this year’s meet. Grace Foods Services and Western Union have increased their sponsorship for the sixth staging of the Vere Technical High School – Ben Francis Invitational track and field meet set for February 20 at the Jamalco Sports Complex in Clarendon. “We (Grace) have increased the sponsorship by $500,000 in sponsorship and execution of this meet as title sponsors. Last year, we budgeted $700,000, and this year it will be $1.2 million,” Angella Grandison-Reid, Grace Foods Services Company promotions and consumer services manager announced at the press launch yesterday at the Spanish Court Hotel. She pointed out that Grace has always assisted in the development of track and field meets. “We have been at development meets since 1975. This year, we are sponsoring 13 development meets, up from eight last year,” Grandison-Reid disclosed. The Vere Technical past student indicated that her company will continue to assist the meet. “Dr Henritta Stewart (principal of Vere), you don’t have to call us at Grace to find out if we are coming, as it is automatic,” Grandison-Reid asserted. Meanwhile, the coaches of the top medal-winning schools will walk away with cash incentives. “The top-three coaches will get $30,000, $15,000 and $10,000,” Olive Forrester, head of the physical education department at Vere revealed. There will also be prize monies worth $40,000 for each winner of the Championship events, such as high jump Class One (girls); 400 metres Class One (boys); 4×100 metres Class One (boys) and 4×400 metres (girls). Reminder of the legacylast_img read more

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