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ROUND 11: Thurman staying alive

first_imgROUND 10: Pacquiao nearly stops Thurman Thurman swung a wild overhand left and that allowed Pacquiao to lunge forward but he could not get his shots to land.Thurman responded with a left that put Pacquiao to the ropes but that lasted for less than two seconds as Pacquiao tagged Thurman’s jaw with a stiff jab.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? LATEST STORIES Keith Thurman gambling on himself to KO Manny Pacquiao in 1st round PLAY LIST 02:26Keith Thurman gambling on himself to KO Manny Pacquiao in 1st round00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony02:17Keith Thurman gambling on himself to KO Manny Pacquiao in 1st round02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalian Keith Thurman, left, and Manny Pacquiao exchange punches in the eighth round during a welterweight title fight Saturday, July 20, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)MANILA, Philippines—Keith Thurman had Manny Pacquiao on the ropes in the first 10 seconds of the 11th round but the Filipino legend was quick to bring the action to the middle of the ring.Pacquiao continued to work Thurman’s body, the same area he nearly put to mush in the 10th round.ADVERTISEMENT Sons Of Apollo releases new studio album ‘MMXX’ Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted Benefits of township living MRT-3 files raps vs engineer who brought ammunition to station MOST READ ‘Marawi hero’ is new commander of Army’s 1st Infantry Division Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LOOK: LJ Reyes, Paolo Contis celebrate 1st birthday of baby Summerlast_img read more

Deschamps hails Marseille’s great comeback

first_imgWith Arsenal losing 3-1 at Olympiakos, Marseille were bound for the Europa League and third place in Group F before netting two goals in two minutes at the end of the second half to turn a 2-1 defeat into a 3-2 victory.Victory sees Marseille finish second behind Arsenal in the group with Olympiakos third and into the Europa League while Dortmund bow out of Europe.Goals by Poland midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski and Germany defender Mats Hummels had put Dortmund 2-0 up early in the first-half.But France striker Loic Remy pulled a goal back on the stroke of half-time before Ayew and Valbuena set up the dramatic finish.“Football is an amazing sport,” beamed Deschamps.“It is a game that will remain very important in the history of OM and it is with pride that we will be going into the next round after two years away.“We were in very bad shape in the first half, things were very difficult for us.“We pulled things back with the goal by Remy just before half-time.“Going into the break 2-0 down would have been very difficult.“In the 85th minute, we were still 2-1 down, so it’s been a fabulous night.“We came close to having nothing at all, so it was a big, collective performance.“We believed in it until the end and so did our supporters in the stadium.”The Germans put up a fight at their sold-out Signal Iduna Park stadium, but it was all in vain as Borussia exit Europe.“We played really well in the first half and did everything right, we weren’t rushed, but our opponents worked us out,” said Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp.“Everything which went well for us before the break, didn’t afterwards.”“This game reflects our journey in the Champions League.“We started with discipline and flexibility and deserved to lead 2-0.“The 2-1 score would have reflected the game, but OM forced two more goals.“It’s hard, but that’s how we played our whole champions League campaign.”Shares(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) SharesDORTMUND, Germany, December 7 – Coach Didier Deschamps hailed Olympique Marseille’s 3-2 win at Borussia Dortmund as one of the most important in the club’s history to reach the knock-out phase of the Champions League.Having come from 2-0 down, Marseille capped a fairytale fightback with sub Mathieu Valbuena scoring the superb winner three minutes from time after Andre Ayew had levelled in the 85th.last_img read more

Fiamenyo rescues AFC as Gor hold on top spot

first_img0Shares0000AFC Leopards Harun Nyakha tackles Zoo Kercho Stanlaus Okiya.PHOTO/Raymond MakhayaNAIROBI, Kenya, May 14 – Ghanaian Gilbert Fiamenyo stepped off the bench to score an 86th minute goal to save AFC Leopards from the jaws of a third successive defeat as they fought back to draw 1-1 with new boys Zoo Kericho in Machakos.At the Mumias Sports Complex, Meddie Kagere’s 14th minute goal was all Gor Mahia needed as they cemented their hold on the top of the Kenyan Premier League standings, beating hosts Nzoia Sugar 1-0. Posta Rangers meanwhile, failed to remain at par with the leaders after they were frustrated to a barren draw by Nakumatt FC at the Afraha Stadium in Nakuru.In Ruaraka, defending champions Tusker FC picked up a fifth run on the trot with a 2-1 home win over Sony Sugar, remaining fourth in the standingsIn Machakos, under pressure AFC Leopards were staring at another loss having already dropped points against Gor Mahia and Sony Sugar.“It is yet another game we are conceding from a set piece and I think it is something we have to address. It is quite sad that we have not performed over the last three games but I think getting a point is encouraging enough for us ahead of the next game,” AFC Leopards assistant coach Dennis Kitambi said after the match.Zoo head coach Sammy Okoth was disappointed with the result, saying he felt his side should have wrapped up the game with the chances they had.“These are two points dropped for us. We had scoring chances but we did not use them. We controlled most of the game but I think it is a matter of experience, we are learning as we go on,” Okoth noted.AFC Leopards Fans.After a goalless draw in the first half, Zoo upped the tempo in the second half and were rewarded with a 60th minute goal when Johnston Ligare leaped highest inside the box to head in a Geoffrey Gichana corner.Zoo had run rings around Ingwe and should blame themselves for throwing away the lead.After going ahead, Nicholas Kipkurui had a chance to double the lead in the 70th minute with a snap shot from outside the area but he was denied by Gabriel Andika in the AFC Leopards goal.Minutes later, Bernard Odhiambo had a one-on-one chance with Andika after beating the Ingwe defense, but he could not find a way past the shot stopper.But Stewart Hall’s decision to throw into the fray Fiamenyo and Allan Katterega who had started on the bench paid dividends with the Ghanaian equalizing four minutes from time scoring his fifth goal of the season after controlling a freekick from Robinson Kamura.Gor Mahia striker Meddie Kagere wheels away in celebration after scoring the winner in K’Ogalo’s 2-1 conquest over Sony Sugar at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on April 15, 2017. PHOTO/CourtesyIn Mumias, Kagere gave Gor the lead in the 14th minute after beating the Nzoia keeper with a simple finish.The hosts had a brilliant chance to draw parity on the half hour mark but Edwin Wafula saw his penalty saved by Boniface Oluoch after Boniface Omondi was brought down inside the box by Harun Shakava.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Wenger praises Arsenal’s response to Stoke defeat after Toon win

first_imgArsene Wenger has praised the response from his players to bounce back with back to back wins after last weekend’s defeat to Stoke.The Gunners brushed aside Galatasary in midweek 4-1 and won by the same scoreline against Newcastle on Saturday.Wenger recieved criticism from sections of the away fans at the Brittania Stadium last week but after returning to winning ways the Reds boss praised his players response.“It is about winning games thats my job, we have responded well to the Stoke game with two good performances and we’ve scored goals,” the Frenchman said.“I picked quite an offensive team today, but we looked defensively stable and always looked dangerous going forward. In the end I believe it was a very convincing performance.“The under-fire boss faced criticism for resting big named players during their midweek Champions League win in Turkey but the 65-year old has backed his decision.“We did benefit [from resting players midweek] because Sanchez was on the edge, Giroud was ineligable anyway and Welbeck has played a lot of games and I left Cazorla at home – who in 2014 has played the most games for Arsenal. So they all needed a little breather and we took advantage of it today.”last_img read more

EBay to rival Craigslist in classified advertising

first_img 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! EBay, the Internet auction leader, has quietly introduced a new online classified advertising service in the United States. The new service, called Kijiji, pits eBay, based in San Jose, against a company it partly owns – Craigslist, the San Francisco-based company that manages classified ad sites for 300 cities, which attract 12million new ad listings each month. EBay bought a 25percent stake in Craigslist in 2004. Kijiji, which means “village” in Swahili, is one of eBay’s several classified advertising efforts outside the United States. It is the market leader in Canada, Germany, Italy and Taiwan. EBay introduced the Kijiji site in the United States without fanfare last month, a move that was reported Tuesday on the Web site of The Wall Street Journal. The new site has separate classified ad pages for 220 cities and allows users to buy and sell items in a variety of categories such as antiques, cars, motorcycles and pets. “This is going to be our classified ad play in the United States,” eBay spokesman Hani Durzy said. “We look at it as competition to Craigslist and other platforms. But we think there is room for competition.” Durzy said eBay is planning to keep its stake in Craigslist. EBay plans to attract users to its new site by buying advertisements on search engines and by ensuring that listings appear in unpaid, or natural, search engine results. There are no plans to direct eBay traffic to the site, Durzy said. Craigslist’s chief executive, Jim Buckmaster, said: “One of the beauties of viewing our world through public service goggles is that there is no need to worry about what other companies are doing. “Many companies offer classifieds, but since we don’t concern ourselves with considerations such as market share or revenue maximization, we don’t think of them as competition, or as a challenge to Craigslist.”last_img read more

Chelsea face fight to keep Brazil star Oscar as Juventus reignite interest

first_img1 Chelsea star Oscar Juventus have reignited their interest in Chelsea star Oscar.The Brazilian was on the Italian champions’ wish list in the summer but all enquiries were immediately rejected.At 24, Chelsea see Oscar as a key player for their future and have no plans to sell.However, according to Corriere dello Sport, Juventus are ready to come back in for the attacking midfielder.The Serie A side are aware of Chelsea’s troubles and believe it could persuade Oscar to jump ship.Juventus are also still keen on Blues winger Juan Cuadrado and hope that permanent deals for both him and Oscar can be tied up.last_img


first_imgFounders of Uppiddee David O’Neil and Killian McMahon.A Donegal Gaeltacht company has been shortlisted for the AIB Start-up Academy award. The award is a joint venture between The Irish Times and AIB that aims to support start-up ventures by providing them with expert information and networking opportunities.Uppiddee, based on the Udaras na Gaeltachta business park in Downings, provides an online wellbeing software solution for colleges, sports teams and businesses that gathers and analyses cognitive wellbeing data to improve performance and retention. It has been described as ‘fitbit for the mind’. More than 400 start-ups from all over Ireland applied for this year’s AIB Start-up Academy and the judges chose Uppiddee as one of those to shortlist.The successful candidates have all completed a pitch deck, which will be used to further shortlist the candidates on Friday, 29th January. The successful shortlist of candidates will then be required to complete an elevator pitch to the judging panel in early February, from which 11 finalists will be chosen to participate in the Start-Up Academy Programme.Uppiddee has just completed a very successful pilot with Letterkenny Institute of Technology (LYIT). The progressive and successful collaboration with LYIT has allowed Uppiddee to initiate discussions with 10 more third level institutions in Ireland and the UK. The company is now in talks with major organisations like Version1, Coca-Cola and CIE Group and a number of professional and amateur sports teams in Ireland and the UK.From its base in Downings, Uppiddee hopes to improve cognitive wellbeing and performance around the world. DONEGAL COMPANY SHORTLISTED FOR NATIONAL AWARD was last modified: January 25th, 2016 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)last_img read more

EXCLUSIVE: Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce responds to Snodgrass and Wilshere links

first_imgAston Villa manager Steve Bruce has admitted to talkSPORT the club are ‘exploring’ a potential deal for Robert Snodgrass and are also interested in signing Arsenal outcast Jack Wilshere.The Villans boss is confident he has a squad capable of challenging for promotion after finally finding their feet in the new season.Villa suffered a poor start to the campaign – losing two of their first three Championship games – but bounced back by beating Norwich 4-2 in the league and then Wigan 4-1 to progress in the EFL Cup.But Bruce is still keen to strengthen his side further before the window shuts.The club are rumoured to be chasing a season-loan move for West Ham winger Snodgrass – who has not settled in London since his £10million move from Hull City – while Villa are also one of the many sides linked with a move for Wilshere, who is also out of the first team picture at Arsenal.And, when quizzed by Alan Brazil and Sam Allardyce on Thursday’s Sports Breakfast show, Bruce admitted interest in the Premier League men, but admitted they may not have the financial power to secure both.“Snoddy is somebody I’ve known for a long time – I bought him for Hull – so that’s something we’re looking into and exploring,” he told talkSPORT.“The Jack Wilshere one – hey, who wouldn’t want Jack Wilshere? But I don’t know whether we’re capable of landing him and let’s not forget he’s only 25.“People have said that I’ve got millions and million to spend, where it’s been the complete opposite. With financial fair play, unfortunately we haven’t got millions and millions to spend so I’ve got to be a little bit prudent, see what we can do and try and balance the books.“In that respect it’s been a very difficult summer, but an enjoyable one.“I think the vast majority of supporters understand that. If they think I’m going to breeze in just before last Christmas and turn it around within six months, that ain’t gonna happen.“But thankfully we’re starting to have the makings of a very decent squad, so I’m very confident of where we sit at the minute and very confident we’ll make a fist of it.”last_img read more

Manchester United decide against appealing Paul Pogba’s red card

first_img1 Paul Pogba will serve a three-match suspension after Manchester United decided against appealing the red card shown to the midfielder in their defeat of Arsenal.Pogba, the France midfielder, was dismissed in the second half of United’s 3-1 victory for stamping on the leg of Gunners defender Hector Bellerin.The 24-year-old will miss matches against Bournemouth and West Brom, as well as the Manchester derby against local rivals Man City, which is to be played this coming Sunday.Jose Mourinho confirmed Pogba will start against CSKA Moscow on Tuesday evening, with United needing only one point to guarantee their place in the Champions League last-16.“He’s happy to play tomorrow. It’s the next match, the match that matters. He plays tomorrow,” said Mourinho.“He’s very happy to play and try to keep his momentum because since he was back from his injury he’s been phenomenal.” Paul Pogba was dismissed during Manchester United’s defeat of Arsenal after stamping on Hector Bellerin last_img read more

Microsoft Makes Windows Live Access Easier for Mobile Developers on iOS, Android & Windows Phone

first_imgWhat it Takes to Build a Highly Secure FinTech … More code samples showing how to integrate user access to Hotmail, Messenger and SkyDrive data are on their way, too.You can read more about these changes here on the Windows Live blog. Role of Mobile App Analytics In-App Engagement Tags:#Android#Apple#apps#iPad#iPhone#Microsoft#mobile Why IoT Apps are Eating Device Interfaces sarah perezcenter_img Microsoft is making it easier for mobile developers building apps for iOS, Android and Windows Phone to integrate data from Windows Live into their applications. With the recently released update to the developer platform known as Messenger Connect, Microsoft introduced APIs for SkyDrive, Hotmail and Messenger, which can be used in both websites and mobile apps.The company says it has now streamlined the process of those integrations with changes based on developer feedback.Now, there is no server-side code needed in the application setup process. The new registration process at is extremely lightweight, says Microsoft. The only information needed to create an application is the name and language of the app: The Rise and Rise of Mobile Payment Technology After clicking “I accept,” developers will receive a client ID and client secret. Providing the URL that users are redirected to is now optional, Microsoft adds.Also new are mobile optimized sign-in and user consent experiences – that is, sign-in and acceptance screens built specifically for mobile devices. A code sample, which shows how to access a user’s SkyDrive photo albums from Windows Phone, is now available. Related Posts last_img read more