May 12, 2020
  • 11:00 am Calabar retain South Conference basketball title
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first_img‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Mourinho shelled out $111 million (105.2 million euros) last summer to re-sign their former midfielder Paul Pogba from Juventus, but the French outfit are poised to double that record to tempt the Brazilian from Barcelona.“When we signed Paul Pogba, I said he was not expensive,” Mourinho said.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’“Expensive are the ones that get to a certain level without a certain quality. I don’t think £200 million for Neymar is expensive.“Expensive is the fact there will now be more players at £100m, more players at £50m, more players at £60m — that’s the problem. LATEST STORIES 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 Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur “Neymar is one of the best players in the world, so commercially that is very strong but the problem is not Neymar — the problem is the consequences.”Mourinho was speaking after a late Juan Mata goal gave his United team victory in their final pre-season game, after a Dennis Praet strike had cancelled out Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s first half goal.The win puts United in a confident mood ahead of next Tuesday’s UEFA Super Cup clash with Real Madrid in Macedonia.Mourinho revealed the club are likely to appeal the two-game European ban handed to Phil Jones after verbally abusing anti-doping officials after the Europa League final win in May.“Put yourself in his position. He wins a European cup and wants to celebrate with his team,” Mourinho said.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “He wants to get the cup, the medal and be in the pictures but one doctor wants to close him in a small room because of the doping control.“It’s very hard to control a player in this situation and UEFA should consider this. It’s not a normal match — it’s a cup, a medal, a celebration. It’s everything.“There was no wrongdoing in his behavior, just a human desire to celebrate. I feel really sorry for him and I don’t think it’s fair.“I would (appeal) if I was him. If you do that you have the risk of even more punishment but it’s a decision I will leave with him.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Neymar’s long road to football transfer history (FILES) This file photo taken on November 09, 2016 showsBrazil’s national team player Neymar gesturing during a training session at Mineirao stadium in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, ahead of their WC 2018 qualifier against Argentina next November 10.Neymar will leave prematurely the Catalan club the player announced on arrival to a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in Sant Joan Despi, near Barcelona on August 2, 2017 following a rumor that he is considering a move to French club PSG. / AFP PHOTO / EVARISTO SAManchester United manager Jose Mourinho said Wednesday he does not believe the record-shattering $260 million (222 million euro) transfer fee Paris St.-Germain are willing to pay for Neymar is expensive.But the Reds boss, speaking after his side beat Sampdoria 2-1 in Dublin in a pre-season friendly, is concerned how the staggering figure will affect future transfers.ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:27Superman’s first cape and Bilbo Baggins’ pipe to go on auction01:40Filipinos 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 MOST READ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano View commentslast_img read more

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first_imgFarmers in Donegal have stopped their pickets following a breakthrough in the long-running beef dispute.Dozens of farmers in Carrigans have been protesting over the last five days, since Monday, outside the Foyle Meats factory.Thousands of farmers in the Beef Plan Movement across Ireland had been picketing outside meat factories for 12 days in a dispute over prices. Last night, both sides agreed to suspend their protests and legal actions immediately.Talks will be held on Monday between both sides, after the intervention of Agriculture Minister Michael Creed.Meat Industry Ireland was threatening to take legal action to prevent further damage to the factories – 14 of which have closed.Eddie Punch, the general secretary of the Irish Cattle and Sheep Farmers’ Association (ICSA), welcomed the news. He says: “It gives us space for meaningful talks.“The meat industry has to realise that business, as usual, is not working – and ICSA will be insisting that they come to the table with concrete proposals to address the grievances of our members, and all the other farmers who have stood outside factory gates for the last two weeks”.Donegal beef farmers suspend protests as breakthrough reached was last modified: August 21st, 2019 by Staff WriterShare 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)last_img read more

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first_imgGhaziabad: A 16-year-old state level female kabaddi player was allegedly molested by her coach at an academy in Kavi Nagar area of Ghaziabad on Monday. Police have arrested the accused and he has been sent to jail on Tuesday.According to police, the arrested accused has been identified as Vijay Chaudhary (35), a native of Govindpuram area in Ghaziabad. Vijay is a coach at a kabaddi training academy in Sadarpur area in Ghaziabad. The victim had participated in several district as well as state level kabaddi championships. She was also selected for national school championship. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderAs per reports, the incident occurred on Monday afternoon when the girl, a student of class 11 at a private school, had gone for her coaching at the academy. “During training, the accused touched the girl inappropriately at her private parts and tried to force himself over her. He kissed her on her cheeks and hugged her tightly a couple of times. Somehow, the victim managed to flee from there and narrated the ordeal to her parents,” the victim said in her complaint. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchingsThe complaint further read that the accused also took girl’s mobile number from academy’s records and started sending lewd messages to her. He also invited her to a restaurant and offered her money in return. However, the girl reported the matter to police on Monday evening and the accused was arrested. “Based on the complaint received, we have registered a case under section 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of Indian Penal Code (IPC) and section 7/8 of Protection of Child Against Sexual Offences (POCSO) act against the accused Vijay Chaudhary. He has been arrested by police and has been sent to jail on Tuesday,” said Anil Kumar Shahi, Station House Officer of Kavi Nagar police station. Earlier in June, a dance teacher was arrested by police for allegedly molesting his 10-years-old student during dance coaching in Loni border area of Ghaziabad. However, when the girl started screaming, other students in the dance academy reached and the accused was later arrested by police.last_img read more

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