January 2020

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BPL PREVIEWS

first_imgSOUTHAMPTONVS EVERTONEverton last won at Southampton in April 2002; since then, in six visits, they have lost three and drawn three. And they have failed to score in their last three games. Saints are still without Ryan Bertrand, while there are doubts over Jordy Clasy, Fraser Forster and Florin Gardos. Everton Leighton Baines, Muhamed Besic, Gerard Deuloeu, Darron Gibson, Tony Hibbert, Aiden McGeady, Kevin Mirallas, Steven Pienaar.SUNDERLANDVS NORWICH CITYSunderland lost 4-2 while Norwich were beaten 3-1 last weekend, but Norwich arrive with confidence; they are unbeaten in their last four Barclays Premier League games against the Black Cats. Sunderland test Gomez and Yann M’Vila while the Canaries are without Youssef Mulumbu and have doubts over Kyle Lafferty and Martin Olsson.SWANSEA CITY VS NEWCASTLESwansea City held Chelsea to a 2-2 draw last weekend and face Newcastle, a team they are unbeaten against in their last six Barclays Premier League meetings, winning five. However, Papiss Cisse scored twice at the Liberty Stadium to steal a draw for Newcastle. Swansea test Ki while Newcastle have doubts over Anita Vernon, Remy Cabella, Paul Dummett, Emmanuel Riviere, Curtis Good and Sylvain Marveaux.TOTTENHAMVS STOKE CITYBoth teams lost to Championship contenders last weekend; Spurs were beaten at Manchester United while Liverpool won at the Britannia Stadium. Stoke beat Spurs home and away last season but for this game they miss defender Ryan Shawcross and have doubts over Marko Arnautovic, Bojan Krkic, Marc Wilson and Erik Pieters. Tottenham test Danny Rose, Roberto Soldado and Andros Townsend.WATFORDVS WEST BROMNewly promoted Watford bring Premier League football back to Vicarage Road after drawing 2-2 at Everton. The last time the teams met there in the top division, Watford won 5-1, in August 1985. Watford’s Miguel Britos and Giedrius Arlauskis complete two-match bans. Albion, meanwhile, are still without goalkeeper Ben Foster.LIVERPOOL VS BOURNEMOUTHAfter losing narrowly at home to Aston Villa in their first ever Barclays Premier League game last weekend, Bournemouth travel away for the first time in the competition. It is the first time they have ever played Liverpool at any league level; Liverpool won 3-1 at Bournemouth in the Capital One Cup in 2014, and in a total of six cup clashes, Liverpool have won four and drawn two.last_img read more


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One last fling in Rio?

first_imgIt wasn’t quite the dominant display of seven years ago, but the triumphant return of sprint king Usain Bolt to the scene of his coronation – the Bird’s Nest, has left coach Glen Mills with a big smile on his face and work on his hands, as he looks to make the world’s fastest man fast again, with a sub-19 seconds 200 metres and more Olympic glory topping the ‘To Do’ list. The veteran coach is not spending too much time celebrating his charge’s triple gold medal success at the just concluded IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, having already turned his attention to the next assignment – the big one; the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where he expects Bolt to make his final, telling contribution to the sport and his legacy. The objective is to get Bolt back to optimal levels and prepare the Jamaican sprinter for one last assault on history, one last shot at his world records – but it won’t be easy and as Mills admitted, it’s getting more difficult for Usain to bolt.   Bolt, rebounded from an unconvincing start to his season to claim the sprint double in Beijing with times of 9.79 and 19.55. He also anchored Jamaica to a 37.36 win in the 4x100m relays. As Mills explained, it didn’t come easy for the now 11-time World Championships gold medal winner. “The difficulty was in him being able to train effectively. Every time we reached a point, his problems came back and he had to take time off to go to Germany; I think this year is the most he has ever been to Germany because that is where he goes to get his treatment because of the scientific machines and expertise that they have there,” added Mills. “I don’t remember the exact amount but it is at least twice the normal amounts so that indicates how much difficulty he had and every time he travelled he lost almost a week or two of training, so it was an up and down roller coaster ride.” Mills admitted that its getting tougher to get Bolt to reach his top level as his legs begin to wear and his much documented scoliosis issue becomes worse. “Going forward we are going to try change a number of things. Bolt is 6’ 5” and over 200 pounds with that kind of body type, plus he’s been at the top level for more than eight years and to maintain that level for so long brings serious wear and tear on his body. When you add the fact that he has a severe case of scoliosis which has implications on his  sacroiliac (SI) Joint and his whole biomechanics. As you get older the effects begin to kick in more. “We are going all out to give the Olympics one last fling and after that retirement beckons (for Bolt). If he gets through this Olympics I don’t think he will be able to continue at this level because you can see that it’s now beginning to affect him more than before,” said Mills. “Bolt is probably the greatest talent in sprinting that he world has ever seen but that said, getting him to be able to perform at his best level has its challenges. It’s like there is diamond in a particular area but to get to it or to get it out, there are a lot of dangers to be encountered. “When we got him, he was broken, we spent time fixing him and developing him into the athlete that he has turned out to be. In 2007 when he came second, then 2008, 2009 and 2012, those were glory days but in between those, especially after 2009 it has been an arduous climb, because coming out of the background work most years, by January even before we start sprinting he has to go to Germany to work on his SI Joint and his hip, calf, his back – all of this has to do with his scoliosis. We have to work within the limits that the doctor gives us,” added Mills. “Many days he is out there training, he is in a lot of pain but because we are running out of time, it’s either we call it a season or he pushes through. A lot of times when I say ‘Ok that’s enough’; he says ‘No I can do one more, I can bear it.’ He has a strong pain threshold so when he says he can’t I know that it’s really bad, he’s tough in his own way and determined and a lot of that has helped him to overcome the difficulties,” Mills shared. Another thing that keeps both gentlemen going is the drive to see the sprinter lower his own world records, especially his 19.19 200m mark, which Mills believes is more realistic, but only if Bolt’s preparation is relatively uninterrupted next season. “I’d love to see it again (world record), I don’t think it’s out of the realm of possibility but he needs to stay healthy, significantly long enough to be able to train the way he needs to train in order to achieve those performances. He wants to run sub-19 before he goes and we will try for it,” said Mills. “He doesn’t speak about the 100m (9.58) because it will be much more difficult for him to run that 9.58 but it is possible for him (200m world record).” A sub-19 200m? That will certainly require some ‘bolting’, but who is going to doubt the big Jamaican this time?last_img read more


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STETHS, Cross Keys to feature in Birmingham City legacy tour

first_imgSt Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS) and Cross Keys High will represent the final stops for the Birmingham City Council cricket team, which is currently touring the country.The tour, a reciprocal legacy programme engagement in response to Birmingham City hosting Jamaica ahead of the 2012 Olympics, will see STETHS and Cross Keys, two of the most consistent high school cricket teams in recent years, completing a six-match schedule.Birmingham City opened with fixtures against an Eastern Jamaica XI at the Trelawny Multi-purpose Stadium last Tuesday, and a game against Western Jamaica XI last Thursday at Treasure Beach Sports Park.TWENTY20 ENCOUNTERSThis was followed by an encounter against a St Ann Masters aggregation yesterday at Ultimate Oval, while today will see the visitors going up against a Central Jamaica XI at Jamalco.The STETHS and Cross Keys affairs, which are slated to be Twenty20 encounters, will also be played at Jamalco on Wednesday and Thursday, respectively.”We are pleased to know that a tour of this nature is taking place in Jamaica,” said Fritz Harris, secretary of the Jamaica Cricket Association.”It offers a lot of opportunity for us as an administration to try and forge ties and linkages, while for players it gives them the opportunity to play against overseas county, league and grassroots players.”He added: “We also understand that cricket is just one part of the legacy programme with football, netball, and track and field planned and completed tours being others.The two-week tour, which concludes on Friday, will also see the City Council aggregation paying a visit to the British High Commission’s offices in Kingston on Wednesday.last_img read more


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Miller magic – Spinner leads Scorpions to win over Volcanoes

first_imgJamaica Scorpions, on the back of a Man-of-the-Match bowling performance from spinner Nikita Miller, registered a close 30-run win over Windward Islands Volcanoes inside three days of their WICB First-Class Championship clash at Sabina Park yesterday. The ever-reliable Miller, who claimed four for 67 in the first innings, returned on the third day to take five for 46 in the second, as the Windwards set a modest victory target of 175, and were bowled out for 145. The victory, however, was not smooth, as after resuming the day on five without loss, Jamaica had to rally from 25 for seven, before being dismissed for 128 in their second innings. This was to go with 259 made in their first innings to which the Volcanoes had responded with 212. “It was a good team effort, and hats off to the bowlers, they got the job done for us,” surmised Paul Palmer, captain of Jamaica. “We were in a spot, and thanks to Miller and John Campbell, and the others, we were able to stick to the task.” Starting the day with a lead of 52 runs, the Scorpions were put on the back foot from early with the score on eight for two, following the dismissal of overnight batsmen Palmer and Campbell, who made three and five, respectively. Campbell, who was caught behind off the bowling of off-spinner Shane Shillingford, was the first to go after adding three to his overnight two, while Palmer, in the very next over, was caught at slip off the bowling of fast bowler Mervin Matthew with no addition to his overnight score. It was a shaky beginning, which eventually had a ripple effect on the rest of the top-order batsman, who, too, struggled against the bustling Matthew, and the clever Shillingford. First innings topscorer Andre McCarty, went for two; Kirk Edwards, caught in the slips for five; and Brandon King, also caught at bat pad for four, all came and went in quick succession to leave the score on 19 for five. EXPERIENCED DUO This then brought the experienced duo of wicketkeeper Carlton Baugh Jr and all-rounder David Bernard Jr to the crease, however, not even they could stop the slide. Bernard Jr, with the score on 22, played outside his off stump, and was caught behind for one off Matthew and three runs later, Baugh Jr was dismissed in a similar manner for four. Thanks to a 76-run eight-wicket stand between Miller and leg-spinner Damion Jacobs, however, the lower order was able to put up resistance, which gave Jamaica a fighting total to bowl at. Calling up on his years of experience at the first-class level, Miller chose his shot selections wisely and ended up making 39, while Jacobs hit a top score of 40. Matthew ended with five for 31, while Shillingford, who entered the match with 11 wickets, claimed five for 57 to move his tournament leading tally to 17 wickets. Miller, however, who opened the bowling, ensured that Jamaica had the last laugh with only three Windwards batsmen going pass double figures in the runs chance. They were opener Devon Smith, 50; wicketkeeper-batsman Sunil Ambris, 40; and Dalton Polius, 26. Part-time off-spinner Campbell took two for 15. “We really only have ourselves to blame for the defeat,” expressed Windwards captain, Liam Sebastien. “At 25 for seven, we dropped too many catches with Jacobs, I believe getting about four chances.” “However, having said that, we were asked to get 175, which was a comfortable position, and we let it slip.”last_img read more


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Bad start for Scorpions

first_imgThe Jamaica Scorpions made a disastrous start to their 2016 NAGICO Super50 campaign at Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad and Tobago yesterday. Hosts Trinidad and Tobago Red Force crushed the Scorpions by 84 runs in their Group B match. Scores: Red Force 221 all out off 47.2 overs; Scorpions 137 all out in 42.5 overs. The Scorpions’ innings was undermined by fast-medium bowler Marlon Richards, who bagged five for 36 in his allotted 10 overs. He got good support from left-arm bowler Yannick Ottley, who took two for 16 in 4.5 overs. Top batsman for Jamaica was Brandon King with 26. Earlier Evin Lewis slammed 74 with six fours and three mighty sixes to lift the Red Force to their match winning score. Other useful contributions came from Rayad Emrit (43) and Richards 31. Damion Jacobs (three for 40), Nikita Miller (two for 27) and Tamar Lambert (two for 34) were the leading bowlers for Jamaica. In St Kitts, the Windward Islands Volcanoes defeated Guyana Jaguars by one run under the Duckworth/Lewis Method in their rain-affected match. Scores: Volcanoes 214 all out off 50 overs (Devon Smith 91, Sunil Ambris 47, Liam Sebastian 27; Gudakesh Motie 3-32, Steven Jacobs 3-40). Jaguars 122 for four off 26 overs (Assad Fudadin 44 not out). In St Augustine, Trinidad, Barbados Pride defeated ICC Americas by four wickets. Scores: Americas 183 all out off 43.1 overs (Alex Amsterdam 73, Nitish Kumar 25; Sulieman Benn 4-40, Ashley Nurse 3-23). Pride 184 for six off 42.5 overs (Jonathan Carter 51 not out, Kevin Stoute 40, Justin Greaves 22 not out; Timil Patel 2-30, Timroy Allen 2-36).last_img read more


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Campbell ton puts Melbourne in strong position

first_imgJohn-Ross Campbell’s century has put Melbourne in pole position to beat the Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) in their Jamaica Cricket Association Senior Cup quarter-final clash at Up Park Camp.Sent to bat, Melbourne capitalised on a flat wicket by posting 423 for seven before declaring early in the post-tea session on yesterday’s first day.The JDF, back-to-back defending champions, thereafter closed the day on 45 for one, 388 runs behind.The hard-hitting Campbell, batting in the unfamiliar position of number seven as a result of what coach Robert Samuels said was a team decision, scored an unbeaten 115. His knock included seven fours and a six.Fellow Jamaica batsman, Andre McCarthy, 67; Sadiki Bolt – the brother of sprint icon Usain Bolt – 63; and opener Trevon Griffith of Guyana, 46, also scored well for Melbourne.There was also 40 from United States batsman Steven Taylor, who was playing in his second game for Melbourne.RETURNINGFROMINJURYNational left-arm spinner Dennis Bulli, with four for 90, led the bowling for the army men, with Sheldon Cottrell, returning from a knee injury, ending with none for 51 off five overs.National opener Jermaine Harrison, 21, is the batsman to be dismissed so far for the soldiers.Joseph Palmer, 21, and Rasheed Outar, 12, will resume batting on today’s second and final day.”I think we are ahead in the game as we have a good amount of runs,” said Melbourne’s captain Nikita Miller. “But we can’t just sit back on our laurels. We need to go out there and get the balls in the right areas and get the required wickets.”JDF’s captain Damion Grey said they intend to put up a fight.”They have the upper hand as 400-odd runs is a lot of runs,” he said. “But we have a long batting and tend to bat deep, so the aim is to try and bat out the day and see if we can get the runs.”Meanwhile, at the Goodyear Oval, the other semi-final between St Thomas CA and St Ann CA had the latter leading on first innings.St Thomas first made 201, then St Ann replied with 226. Batting a second time, St Thomas closed on 19 for two.last_img read more


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Classy Aviator upsets at 9-1 in feature

first_imgCLASSY AVIATOR, running at odds of 9-1 with Aaron Chatrie aboard, scored a mild upset in yesterday’s Titania Trophy feature over 1,100 metres for three-year-old fillies, flooring the odds on 4-5 favourite BIRD CATCHER, who was second.Trained by Gary Subratie for owners Test Pilots, the chestnut filly by Seeking The Glory out of Classy Chanel was held just off the early fractions as POISON GAS and LIKE A LADY carried the pace into the straight ahead of BLUE MOON and BIRD CATCHER.With no fewer than four in with a chance leaving the furlong pole, CLASSY AVIATOR got into top gear midway the last furlong to beat BIRD CATCHER by 11/4 length.disqualifiedThere was a lengthy stewards’ enquiry into the running of the race resulting in third past the post, BLUE MOON, with apprentice Jerome Innis riding for champion trainer Wayne DaCosta, being disqualified, and placed fifth, this for causing interference to LIKE A LADY in the straight. BABY P, who was fourth past the post was promoted to third.CLASSY AVIATOR, who had previously won by a wide margin over 1,200 metres in maiden company on March 12 with Chatrie aboard, has shown a preference for sprints over middle distances and could make her mark in non-winners of three when next at the races.Inform jockey Robert Halledeen and trainer Dwight Chen highlighted the 10-race programme with two winners each.Like he did on the previous Saturday, Halledeen took the first double comprising Peter McMaster’s progressive American 3-y-o filly CHOO CHOO BLUE, who again romped the day’s opening race over 1,200 metres in the smart time of 1:12.1 going wire to wire and 8-1 chance BLUE PEPSI LINKS for trainer Ryan Darby in the 3-y-o maiden special over 1,200 metres. CHOO CHOO BLUE is owned by Elaine McMaster (Miss Suckie), wife of the winning trainer.Chen posted seventh-race winner SONG BIRD at 2-1 with former champion Wesley Henry in the saddle as well as CHIEF PROSPECT at 4-1 in the eighth with Jevanne Erwin aboard.Only two favourites obliged on what was a difficult day for form players, the notable upset coming via the fleet-footed AUNT HILDA at 14-1 with Renaldo McNaughton riding for trainer Patrick Fong in the ninth race over the round-five course.last_img read more


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West Indies look to break losing run

first_imgCaptain Jason Holder is banking on a coin toss to help set up an unlikely change in fortune and close off a wretched tour of the United Arab Emirates when West Indies meet Pakistan in the third and final Test match today. Holder wants to bat first in the three Test series for the first time at the Sharjah Cricket Stadium, desperate for a face-saving strategy that could conjure a consolation win on a winless tour thus far. The Caribbean side is seeking to avoid a clean sweep by the rampaging Pakistanis after losing the series and suffering the same fate in the three-match ODI and three-match T20 series earlier. “If we can bat first and perhaps put some runs on the board for a change and see where that takes us. We have been made to play catch up for most of these Test matches. We have done really well in the second innings of each test match,” said Holder. “Winning the toss could be crucial. We have bowled first in both Test matches. Maybe it’s time to change the dynamics a bit and take first knock on a fresh pit,” he continued. West Indies have produced poor performances overall, but bounced back courageously in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to push those matches into the final day although they were unable to press hard enough to secure victory. Outstanding performances from Darren Bravo, Devendra Bishoo, Shannon Gabriel and Jermaine Blackwood have powered their efforts, but wins continue to elude Holder’s men. Barbadian fast bowler Miguel Cummins, who took only one wicket in the first two Tests, is likely to be replaced by promising Leeward Islands pacer Alzarri Joseph. Wicketkeeper Shane Dowrich is likely to return for the final Test after injury concerns. “He is still progressing nicely,” the Windies skipper disclosed. “I think he is a lot better than he was in the beginning of the last test match, so we are still going to give him some time up to tomorrow and make an assessment then.” HUNGRY FOR A TEST WIN West Indies are hungry for a Test win since their last victory was by five wickets over England in Barbados in May last year. Reports from Sharjah suggest that the pitch appears flat and could offer help to the spinners towards the end of the Test. Guyanese leg-spinner Devendra Bishoo could, therefore, prove useful after taking ten wickets in Dubai and would be seeking to extend his heroics to the final Test. “The pitch here is normally pretty good. I think the only question is whether it will hold together or slow down like probably Abu Dhabi pitch did or deteriorate like Dubai pitch,” said Holder in an interview with members of the media after a full training session yesterday. “We played a warm-up game here and guys played two ODIs here as well… so everybody should be familiar with these conditions and we are confident we will execute our plans.” First ball is 1 a.m. Jamaica time.last_img read more


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After 4-0 start, surging NLEX going for more

first_imgPhoto by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netCoach Yeng Guiao may have his reservations when it comes to NLEX’s 4-0 start, but Carlo Lastimosa is convinced that the Road Warriors are no fluke.But he wouldn’t deny that even he is surprised with how cohesive NLEX has been so far in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur View comments “Of course, I think all of us were surprised. But maybe, it shows that our hard work is paying off,” Lastimosa said in Filipino. “We’ve been adjusting in the past two conferences, but with the veterans coming in, we’re slowly getting our groove.”The changes have been evident, especially on Sunday when NLEX fought back from a 10-point deficit with eight minutes to play and pulled off a 95-91 squeaker over Phoenix to stay unbeaten.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’Lastimosa is one of the big reasons for the Road Warriors’ come-from-behind victory, triggering the late push as he poured in 11 of his 14 points in the payoff period.The 26-year-old slasher said the team is imbibing Guiao’s no-quit attitude. MOST READ Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans “Our attitude comes from coach Yeng, that we won’t give up. Fortunately, we had a good showing in the fourth quarter and we’re able to get the win,” he said.And that may really be the biggest takeaway from this scintillating stretch for NLEX that after two conferences, the team is finally forming in the same mold as the old Guiao teams in the past.But Lastimosa would rather not get too far ahead of himself as the Road Warriors seek to achieve more than just match their total wins in the past two conferences.“We’re not yet satisfied. We still have to prove ourselves to the stronger teams. There’s still a lot of games and we can still get eliminated early. So it’s important that we sustain this,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Creamline rallies past Perlas to sweep PVL elims 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more


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Pacquiao wants Horn rematch in the Philippines

first_imgView comments “It will not push through there in Australia. But we are bringing the fight here in the Philippines,” Pacquiao said on radio station DZBB, adding negotiations were ongoing. “This will be good for our country’s tourism.”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’Pacquiao, 38, had initially called for a rematch after losing his World Boxing Organization welterweight title to the 29-year-old on points Horn in a major upset in Brisbane on July 2.Pacquiao, who has won world titles in an unprecedented eight weight divisions, had demanded a review of the bout but the WBO declared Horn the clear winner after a panel of judges re-scored the fight.  National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taal Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Manny Pacquiao, right, of the Philippines watches Jeff Horn of Australia falls on the mat during their WBO World welterweight title bout in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in the Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. (AP Photo/Tertius Pickard)Manny Pacquiao said on Sunday he was still wanted a rematch with Jeff Horn after the Filipino boxing hero  pulled out of their scheduled bout in Australia later his year.Queensland’s premier, whose state government was the financial backer of a November 12 fight, announced on Friday that Pacquiao “cannot return to the ring” due to other commitments. ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ LATEST STORIES Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees Now in the twilight of a 22-year professional career, Pacquiao has not stopped an opponent in eight years and briefly quit boxing last year to pursue his long-held political ambitions and was elected senator.But he quickly made a successful comeback against Jessie Vargas in November, saying he still felt like a youngster.Pacquiao has defied calls to retire for good, including from his family and celebrated American trainer Freddie Roach.  Pacquiao dismissed funding concerns about hosting the multi-million dollar fight in the Philippines. “We have lots of friends who are supporting us including our tourism (department). The president is giving his all-out support,” Pacquiao said referring to his political ally Rodrigo Duterte.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Djokovic becomes father of baby girllast_img read more