Ja International Badminton Tourney: Henry, Wynter advance

first_img In other results on the opening morning, Dennis Coke beat Christopher Beecher 21-11, 21-8; Craig Allison defeated Kirk Francis 21-13, 21-16 and Luke Couture eliminated Garron Palmer 21-8, 21-16. Henry cruised past Jamaican teammate Albert Myles 21-11, 21-11 in the first round of the men’s singles, while Wynter beat her compatriot Alana Bailey 21-12, 21-8.  Milan Dratva of the Czech Republic will be Henry’s opponent in the second round at 4 o’clock this afternoon. Wynter will face Canada’s Rachel Honderich. Jamaica’s top singles players, Gareth Henry and Katherine Wynter, easily advanced to the second round of the four-day Jamaica International Badminton Tournament at the National Indoor Sports Centre this morning.last_img read more

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Perlas outlasts UP to stay in hunt for semis spot

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBanKo Perlas kept its composure and remained in the quest for a semifinals spot in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference after dismantling University of the Philippines, 30-28, 21-25, 25-21, 25-18, Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.An awry spike from Lady Maroon Diana Carlos ended the match in favor of the Perlas Spikers as they improved to a 2-3 standing while UP slipped to 1-4.ADVERTISEMENT Diana Carlos had a game-high 24 points to lead the last-placed Lady Maroons.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation 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 Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet LATEST STORIES 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Kelly continues nomadic training style ahead of ONE Macau cardcenter_img Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Opposite hitter Nicole Tiamzon said it was her team’s strong, yet long, first set that gave them the confidence in pushing through.And although the Perlas Spikers dropped the following set, they were able to recover in the third and that boosted their morale, said Tiamzon, once more going into the fourth period.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“It’s a good thing we got the first set and at least we were able to gain the confidence and we realized that yes we can hold on to our lead,” said Tiamzon. “Because our team has a tendency to slow down once we see that we’re about to close things out.”Tiamzon and Ella De Jesus led BanKo Perlas with 15 points apiece while Kathy Bersola and skipper Sue Roces added a combined 27 as they jumped to the fifth spot, from sixth, in the eight-team tournament. Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ View commentslast_img read more

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Pablo proves she’s all worth it

first_img2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings LATEST STORIES 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Pocari and Air Force will battle for a title slot at 4 p.m. this Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Creamline and BaliPure, also tied at 1-1, collide in the other best-of-three Final Four series at 6:30 p.m.After the elimination round, Pablo emerged as one of the leading contenders for the Most Valuable Player award.The former National University stalwart led the scoring race with 143 points built on 128 spikes, 11 blocks and four service aces.Pablo also ranked second in the spiking department with a 39.75 percent success rating and wound up No. 9 in blocking with 0.42 average per set.ADVERTISEMENT 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’s no longer a surprise who turned up when Pocari Sweat needed a win.Just a set away from elimination, the Lady Warriors banked on Pablo in crucial stretches to rally past Air Force, 25-22, 16-25, 23-25, 25-21, 15-12, and forge a do-or-die semifinal match in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference.ADVERTISEMENT Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. SPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’The veteran open spiker bested BaliPure’s Aiko Urdas and Creamline’s Rosemarie Vargas for the weekly citation.In Pocari’s Game 1 loss to Air Force, 25-20, 25-19,25-20, the day before, Pablo still paced her squad with 13 points and seven digs.center_img “We just kept the faith and showed teamwork,” said Pablo after the Lady Warriors kept their bid for a fourth straight championship alive on Sunday.Pablo finished with 22 points built on 20 attacks and two blocks in a stellar performance that earned her the Philips Gold-PVL Press Corps Player of the Week honors.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas MOST READ PSC backs Watanabe’s Tokyo Olympic bid 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View comments Last year, Pablo inked a P4.6 million five-year deal with Pocari. And she has consistently proven that she’s all worth it.Meanwhile, Game 1 of the men’s finals between Cignal TV and Mega Builders is also slated this Wednesday at 1 p.m.The top two teams forged the duel after sweeping Sta. Elena and Philippine Air Force, respectively, in the Final Four. —JASMINE W. PAYOSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Teen gunned down in Masbate Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’last_img read more

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CEU halts Flying V’s perfect run, forces Game 3

first_imgMOST READ View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gab Banal, Aris Dionisio, and Eric Salamat all churned out 11 markers in the defeat.The Scores:CEU 93 – Ebondo 18, Aquino 18, Uri 15, Casiño 13, Jeruta 10, Manlangit 8, Wamar 7, Cruz 4, Arim 0, Baconcon 0.FLYING V 72 – Teng 13, Banal 11, Dionisio 11, Salamat 11, Torres 10, Cañada 8, Paredes 4, Tampus 3, Thiele 1, Austria 0, Koga 0.Quarters: 31-14, 58-35, 79-61, 93-72.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Macandili on facing powerhouse teams in AVC: ‘This is anybody’s game’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano CEU shot 10-of-22 from threewh ile also limiting Flying V to just 31-percent shooting from the field.The win kept the fourth-ranked Scorpions alive and forced a winner-take-all Game 3 slated on Thursday for the right to face Cignal HD in the Finals.“The pressure is on them,” said Garcia. “We didn’t really expect to make it here, but since we’re here, it’s not bad that we try to go for it.”It was a forgettable outing for leading MVP contender Jeron Teng, who played through a sprained left ankle in the first half before fouling out at the 7:21 mark of the fourth quarter.He finished with 13 points, on a 5-of-13 shooting from the field, on top of three rebounds, and two assists in the defeat to lead the Thunder.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Teen gunned down in Masbate Rod Ebondo. PBA IMAGESRefusing to go home, Centro Escolar University came out like a house on fire and burned Flying V’s dream of a perfect conference down with a 93-72 blowout Tuesday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig in their 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup semifinals series.The Scorpions held the Thunder scoreless in the final 5:15 of the first quarter to turn a 14-12 deficit into a commanding 31-14 advantage.ADVERTISEMENT Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ 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 End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend That choking defense continued in the second quarter, where CEU locked Flying V down to grab a lead as high as 23, 58-35, at halftime.Making true of his vow to force the equalizer, Rod Ebondo scattered 18 points, 26 rebounds, three assists, and two blocks to carry the mantle for the Scorpions.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Art Aquino was also flawless from the field as he made all of his seven shots to pour 18 markers and seven boards, while Christian Uri had 15 points and four rebounds in the victory.“We didn’t focus much of our defense on Teng, but rather, our team defense. We followed our gameplan on defense and that made things easy on us on offense,” said coach Yong Garcia.last_img read more

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UAAP Season 80 Preview: New look, same goals for FEU Tamaraws

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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 Break new ground Year after year, Far Eastern University has always been a contender for the UAAP title.This season is no different for the Tamaraws — except for one thing: a new head coach in Olsen Racela.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogTaking the mantle from his brother Nash, the PBA great seeks to continue FEU’s winning ways in his coaching debut in the collegiate scene after being in the pros for the past five years.“I feel I’m here to continue the program of coach Nash. We’re still running the same system: the dribble-drive. But of course, I’m bringing in my own ideas as well,” he said. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Winning start It will be new Tamaraws squad under Racela with only Ron Dennison and Prince Orizu as the remaining players from the champion team which won the title two years back.But this time, FEU will have the likes of RJ Ramirez, Jasper Parker, Hubert Cani, and Arvin Tolentino joining the fray to make for a solid challenger to the UAAP throne.“Even though we are much smaller this year, we’ll make up with it through quickness because we’re a guard-based team,” said Racela.Despite the different look, the emphasis on excellence remains the same as FEU seeks to stretch their Final Four appearance to five years straight.But Racela doesn’t want to put too much pressure on his wards, simplifying his challenge to just give it their all every single game.ADVERTISEMENT End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend “Just like any other team, our realistic goal is to make the Final Four and then let’s see what happens from there,” he said. “But I always tell my players that no expectations, that what we expect from them actually is for them to play hard every single game, give it their best every single game, and the result will take care of itself.” It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ Coach: Olsen RacelaLast Season: 9-5 (Final Four)Holdovers: Ron Dennison, Prince Orizu, Axel IñigoAdditions: RJ Ramirez, Jasper Parker, Hubert Cani, Arvin TolentinoKey Losses: Raymar Jose, Monbert Arong, Ken HolmqvistADVERTISEMENT A costly, catty dispute finally settled Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Mayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ UAAP Season 80 Preview: Now contenders, Adamson Falcons embracing the pressure View commentslast_img read more

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Stephens wins first Grand Slam, routs Keys for US Open title

first_img“This journey has been incredible and honestly I wouldn’t change it for the world.”Stephens made only six unforced errors in the match to 30 for Keys, who had 18 winners to 10 for the champion.It was the first final set of a US Open women’s championship match where the loser didn’t take a game since Chris Evert beat Evonne Goolagong 6-3, 6-0 in 1976.“I didn’t play my best tennis today and I’m disappointed in that but Sloane was very supportive and if there’s someone I have to lose to today I’m glad it’s her. Sloane is truly one of my favorite people.“If you told me two months ago I’d be holding a US Open finalist’s trophy I’d have been really happy and proud of myself.”ADVERTISEMENT Winning start 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 Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ “I should just retire now,” Stephens said. “I’ll never be able to top this. Talk about a comeback. Things just have to come together and the past six weeks they really have.”With the 15th victory in her past 17 matches, Stephens became only the fifth unseeded player to win a women’s Slam title, although Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko managed the feat at this year’s French Open.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogThe only prior unseeded US Open women’s champion was Kim Clijsters, who came back from retirement to take the 2009 title.“It’s incredible,” Stephens said. “I had surgery January 23. If sone told me then I’d win the US Open, it’s imposssible I’d say, absolutely impossible. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Break new ground Presented with the winner’s check, Stephens said, ‘That’s a lot of money. Wow,” but then handed the check envelope to best pal Keys, who she sat next to after the victory rather than on opposite sides of the umpire’s chair, to take hold of the winner’s trophy.“Maddie is my best friend on tour,” Stephens said. “I told her I wished there could have been a draw. I’m going to support her no matter what and she’s going to support me no matter what.“To stand here with her today is incredible — that’s what really friendship is.”Keys, seeded 15th, and 83rd-ranked Stephens each fought off injuries to reach the title showdown.Stephens returned at Wimbledon and slid to 957th in world rankings before semi-final runs at US Open tuneups in Toronto and Cincinnati, while Keys underwent her second left wrist surgery after the French Open and won a tuneup title at Stanford.Stephens will jump to 17th in Monday’s world rankings while Keys, who took hom $1.825 million as runner-up, will rise to 12th.Stunning finishIn the first set, Stephens broke to seize a 3-2 lead, Keys swatting a forehand beyond the baseline to surrender the game, and Stephens broke again when Keys send a backhand long to take the set after 30 minutes.Keys made 17 unforced errors in the opening set to just two for Stephens, both in the last game.In the second set, Stephens broke with a forehand crosscourt winner past on outstretched Keys to grab a 2-0 edge, then broke again on a double fault for a 4-0 lead, Keys swatting the ball with her left hand as it bounced back at her. MOST READ Heart of a champcenter_img LATEST STORIES Keys forced triple break point in the fifth game but Stephens saved them all and held to 5-0.The end came after 61 minutes on Stephens’ third break and championship point when Keys netted a forehand.Hands on hips, Stephens simply stood for a few seconds with a stunned expression, then smiled and made a tiny fist pump before going to the net to share a teary-eyed hug with Keys.Neither Keys, 22, nor Stephens, 24, had ever reached a Slam final, only the seventh time in the Open Era (since 1967) two first-timers met for a women’s Slam title.But it was the second time in three years it happened at Arthur Ashe Stadium after Flavia Pennetta beat Roberta Vinci in 2015’s all-Italian final.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson View comments Mayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sloane Stephens, of the United States, reacts after beating Madison Keys, of the United States, in the women’s singles final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)Sloane Stephens, sidelined for 11 months by a left foot injury until returning in July, captured her first Grand Slam title by routing fellow American Madison Keys 6-3, 6-0 in Saturday’s US Open final.Stephens took a $3.7 million top prize from the biggest victory of her career, pitted against one of her closest friends in the first all-US final since 2002 on the New York hardcourts.ADVERTISEMENT A costly, catty dispute finally settledlast_img read more

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Cone fined P5k for entering court during Aguilar-Espinas scuffle in quarters

first_imgHow to help the Taal evacuees It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson LATEST STORIES Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide DAY6 is for everybody MOST READ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 awardcenter_img Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed READ: Ginebra thwarts San Miguel’s grand slam bid, enters semisAguilar and Espinas were both given technical fouls in the game and were also slapped with P1,000 and P2,000 fines, respectively..FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogGinebra guard Sol Mercado and Star forward Marc Pingris were fined P2,000 each for “pointing an accusing finger towards a game official” which led to technical fouls.The PBA also slapped a P5,000 fine on Meralco guard Mike Tolomia after he got called with a flagrant foul penalty 1 on Star guard Jio Jalalon in the first game of the semifinals series between the Bolts and the Hotshots. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGinebra head coach Tim Cone was on the playing floor for just a short time in his attempt to separate Japeth Aguilar and San Miguel forward Gabby Espinas but his entrance cost him P5,000.The PBA slapped a P5,000 fine on Cone for the technical foul he incurred when he attempted to play peacemaker between Espinas and Aguilar during the quarterfinals match between Ginebra and San Miguel.ADVERTISEMENT Estrella shines as Mapua stuns Perpetual in battle of also-rans Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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US gymnastics gold medalist reveals abuse by team doctor

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “People should know this is not just happening in Hollywood,” Maroney said. “This is happening everywhere.“Wherever there is a position of power, there seems to be a potential for abuse,” Maroney said.“I had a dream to go to the Olympics, and the things that I had to endure to get there were unnecessary and disgusting,” she said.Maroney, from Long Beach, California, said one incident of abuse occurred during the 2011 World Championships in Tokyo.She said Nassar gave her a sleeping pill “and the next thing I know I was all alone with him in his hotel room getting a ‘treatment.’”“I thought I was going to die that night,” she wrote, adding that she hoped her statement would encourage others to speak out.“Silence has given the wrong people power for too long, and it’s time to take our power back,” she said.Nassar was involved with USA Gymnastics for nearly three decades and worked with the country’s gymnasts at four separate Olympic Games.His case was part of a wide-ranging scandal which forced the resignation of USA Gymnastics chief Steve Penny last year.Penny was accused by victims of failing to quickly notify authorities about abuse allegations. “It happened in London before my team and I won the gold medal, and it happened before I won my silver (in vault in London),” Maroney wrote.Maroney posted her statement with the #MeToo hashtag, the campaign encouraging women to denounce experiences of sexual abuse that has swept across social media in the wake of the wave of allegations targeting Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein.“Everyone’s words over the past few days have been so inspiring to me,” Maroney said in the statement on her Twitter account @McKaylaMaroney.“I know how hard it is to speak publicly about something so horrible, and so personal, because it’s happened to me too,” she said.‘Not just happening in Hollywood’Maroney is the most high-profile US gymnast to speak out so far about sexual abuse by the former team doctor.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ More than 350 gymnasts were reportedly abused according to an investigation by the Indianapolis Star.In a statement, USA Gymnastics praised the “courage” of  Maroney and others “who have come forward to share their personal experiences with sexual abuse.”“Because of their strength in coming forward, predators can be held accountable for their actions,” USA Gymnastics said. “We, like so many others, are outraged and disgusted by the conduct of which Larry Nassar is accused.“We are sorry that any athlete has been harmed during her or his gymnastics career.”USA Gymnastics added that it was “strengthening and enhancing our policies and procedures regarding abuse” and was committed to working to “keep our athletes as safe as possible.” /cbbSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next US Olympic gymnastics gold medalist Mckayla Maroney (left) revealed on Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017, that the team’s former doctor, Larry Nassar (right), molested her from when she was 13 years old until she left the sport in 2016. AFP FILE PHOTOSWASHINGTON, United States — Olympic gold medal-winning US gymnast McKayla Maroney, inspired by the “Me Too” movement, revealed on Wednesday that she was molested for years by former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar.Maroney, 21, said in a statement on Twitter that Nassar, who is facing trial on more than 20 counts of sexual assault, began molesting her at the age of 13 and it continued throughout her gymnastics career.ADVERTISEMENT Carlos Yulo bags 2nd gymnastics gold, settles for 2 silvers PLAY LIST 05:09Carlos Yulo bags 2nd gymnastics gold, settles for 2 silvers07:01In front of hometown crowd, Carlos Yulo captures SEA Games gold02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 “Dr. Nassar told me that I was receiving ‘medically necessary treatment that he had been performing on patients for over 30 years,’” Maroney wrote.“It started when I was 13 years old, at one of my first National Team training camps, in Texas, and it didn’t end until I left the sport.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“It seemed whenever and wherever this man could find the chance, I was ‘treated,’” she said.She said the abuse even occurred during the London 2012 Olympics, where Maroney was a member of the “Fierce Five” US squad which won the team gold medal. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Chicago Bulls ban Portis 8 games for breaking teammate’s jaw LATEST STORIEScenter_img Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ View comments Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’last_img read more

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Magic Johnson on why he won’t ask Lonzo Ball to change his shot

first_imgLaVar Ball wants son Lonzo to shoot more: ‘You’re not going to make it if you don’t take it’Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson 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 Los Angeles Lakers draft pick Lonzo Ball, right, and Magic Johnson smile as they answer questions during the NBA basketball team’s news conference, Friday, June 23, 2017, in El Segundo, California.  AP/Jae C. HongLonzo Ball attributes his early shooting woes as a psychological issue and it looks like Los Angeles Lakers President of Basketball Operations Earvin “Magic” Johnson agrees with him.READ: Lonzo Ball says ongoing shooting issues ‘just in my head’ADVERTISEMENT Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Although he recently became the youngest player to post a triple-double, the 20-year-old point guard currently averages a horrid 31 percent field goal shooting based on his past 10 games.Appearing on the talk show Mike & Mike, the Laker legend-turned-executive shared why he has no intentions of asking his playmaker to change his peculiar shooting form.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“We can break it down with him, but we don’t want to mess with his shot. He’s proven that he’s knocked that shot down. And we want to encourage him to keep shooting,” Magic said, as relayed by USA Today.“I think it’s a fine line because what you have to do is first, he’s been shooting that way his whole life. So what we wanted to do is let him play his game,” Magic added. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson But if his struggles continue throughout the season, Johnson said he might change his tone and help Ball become a more consistent shooter come next year.“Let him shoot the way he’s been shooting and hopefully they’ll go in. And so, we’re not gonna mess with it. We’re gonna let him shoot and play his game,” he stressed.“ If after the season, and he’s not shooting well, then we’ll sit down with him and say, ‘Hey, let’s maybe look at different way or let’s try to improve the way you are shooting.’”  Khristian Ibarrola /raRELATED STORIES:Coach Luke Walton: It ‘would be silly’ to tinker with Lonzo Ball’s shooting styleADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Dismay, disbelief as Italy miss World Cup for first time since 1958 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

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Warriors’ Kerr questioned about not attending Clark rally

first_imgIn Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery “I’m coaching the Warriors tonight and we’re kind of busy today,” Kerr said before adding, “I think you guys know our team, we’re very socially aware and active and we’ve got a lot of players who do a lot of good in the community and who care about what’s going on. And we all care about what’s happening here and we’re very compassionate first and foremost to the Clark family but also to the community. We support the protests. Everybody in our organization wants to see a change and wants to see justice. So we’re supportive. We have a job to do, so we’re here to play the game tonight.”The defending champions had dropped three straight games and seven of 10 with several star players injured.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 crownLast weekend, Kerr took part in the Oakland March for Our Lives. Before that, on March 12, he joined Democratic Congressmen Ro Khanna and Mike Thompson — chair of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force — and students from throughout the South Bay during a town hall at Newark Memorial High School to discuss gun violence in schools and applauded the efforts of youth nationwide.Kerr’s father, Malcolm, president of the American University of Beirut, was murdered in Beirut when Kerr was 18 and a freshman at the University of Arizona. Former NBA player Matt Barnes holds Cairo, one of the sons of police shooting victim Stephon Clark, as he speaks at a rally aimed at ensuring Clark’s memory and calling for police reform, Saturday, March 31, 2018, in Sacramento, Calif. The gathering comes nearly two weeks after Clark, who was unarmed, was shot and killed by two Sacramento police officers. Barnes, a Sacramento native, who organized the event, announced he was starting a college scholarship fund for Clark’s two sons and the children of parents killed by police nationwide. At left, the Rev. Shane Harris holds Clark’s other son, Aiden. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr found himself on the defensive for not attending a rally in California’s capital city after he pledged his organization’s support to the family of an unarmed black man killed by police.Kerr has been outspoken against gun violence but his team held a shootaround Saturday morning before its game against the Sacramento Kings, so the Warriors did not attend a rally led by former Kings and Warriors star Matt Barnes to support Stephon Clark.ADVERTISEMENT 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Kerr talked about picking spots to make his voice heard.Tyler Tynes, a reporter for SB Nation, asked Kerr whether “there’s a contradiction there when you talk a lot about race or an issue like that and there’s a march or somebody gets killed and you don’t actually show up?”Kerr didn’t appreciate being questioned about his choice.“You’re serious?” Kerr asked. “It’s up to each individual if he is going to pick his spots to make his contribution to society. I’m very confident and comfortable in my own skin and our players’ lives, what they do for our communities, the way they speak out, the way I’ve spoken out. I feel very, very confident in what we’ve tried to do, and I’m also very, very serious about my job. So, you can balance that any which way you want, you can be accusatory if you’d like. I’m comfortable with what our team does and with what I do.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 3s please: Villanova sets Final 4 record in win over Kansas Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ MOST READ Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Conor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism LATEST STORIES Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters View commentslast_img read more

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