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‘Miracles can happen’ with Guiao as Asian Games coach

first_imgPutin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West NLEX center Asi Taulava could also be in the lineup to bolster the team’s frontline.PBA Commissioner Willie Marcial lent his support for the Elasto Painters with a change in schedule for the team’s games in the Governors’ Cup.Marcial said the Elasto Painters could possibly play in successive games once they come back to the Philippines.“They will be gone for 15 days so when they return they could play for successive game days,” said Marcial in Filipino. “The owners, thankfully, gave their approval and what they did is not just for the country but also for the PBA.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “Coach Yeng has accepted after a lot of discussion with the owners and coach Caloy will be part of his staff,” added Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas President Al Panlilio.Guiao already became the country’s coach in 2008 leading a team that had Arwind Santos, Cyrus Baguio, James Yap, Kerby Raymundo, and Gabe Norwood.Panlilio said it was Rain or Shine owner Raymond Yu who “insisted” that Guiao be the coach of the team.“It was Mr. Raymond Yu who insisted that we bring in coach Yeng,” said Panlilio. “Coach Yeng was sensitive to coach Caloy, they had a conversation about it and it turned out well.”Guiao’s first assignment is to rush the final lineup that will include seven or eight Elasto Painters, Gilas Cadets Abu Tratter, Ricci Rivero, and Kobe Paras.ADVERTISEMENT Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go? Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins MOST READ CAS confirm 2 Russians to be stripped of 2008 Olympic medals LATEST STORIES It has been two years since Yeng Guiao and Rain or Shine parted ways after a five-year relationship that produced a Governors’ Cup and one Commissioner’s Cup.ADVERTISEMENT Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Guiao has since moved on to NLEX where he’s currently trying to steer the Road Warriors to elite status in the PBA while the Elasto Painters are still on a steady course with Caloy Garcia.And although Guiao and the Elasto Painters are on different paths in the PBA, the two will have a reunion and will represent the Philippines in the 2018 Asian Games.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Guiao was initially indifferent to his appointment as the Elasto Painters’ head coach in Indonesia, but changed his stance when team governor Mamerto Mondragon and Garcia talked to him about his temporary responsibility.“With coach Yeng miracles can happen,” said Mondragon after the PBA’s board meeting Thursday at the league’s office. “The players are very happy they will be coached by coach Yeng, because let’s admit it, coach Caloy has not international experience.” View comments 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 Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio names Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displacedlast_img read more


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Africans on Time magazine’s 2016 100 Most Influential list

first_img29 April 2016The Time magazine 100 Most Influential List – also known as the Time 100 – selects prominent movers in the global political and social landscape. As the magazine explains, those chosen for the list every year are recognised for changing the world, no matter the consequences, good or bad.The list is divided into various fields, encompassing a wide range of professions and impact, namely: Titans, Pioneers, Artists, Leaders and Icons.In 2016, the list includes, among others, British singer Adele, US presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton and Apple’s Tim Cook. Also on the list are a number of African figures.South Africans have featured prominently on the list over the years since it began in 1998, among them Nelson Mandela, Thuli Madonsela and technology entrepreneur Elon Musk.This year, there are four Africans on the list: actress Charlize Theron, for her philanthropy; gender activist Jaha Dukureh; Mussie “Father Moses” Zerai, known for highlighting the plight of refugees; and gynaecologist Dr Denis Mukwege.US born Professor Lee Berger, lead paleoanthropologist behind the research and discovery of the Homo Naledi fossils, discovered at the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng in 2015, is also on the list. Berger is based at the University of the Witwatersrand in Johannesburg.In his citation of Berger in the 100 issue, Time science editor Jeffery Kluger calls the Homo Naledi discovery a controversial but important one not only for the science world, but also for the world. The discovery offers another piece of the evolutionary puzzle. If anything, Kluger argues, Berger, his team and their discovery has got ordinary people talking about anthropology again.Wits paleoanthropologist Lee Berger among Time’s 100 most influential people in world https://t.co/ybkPu1917A pic.twitter.com/BWY1EkHjkb— Times LIVE (@TimesLIVE) April 21, 2016As founder and chief of the Panzi hospital in Bukavu, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mukwege specialises in corrective surgery for women and girls who have been gang raped. He has treated thousands of women in the region following the brutal second Congo War that ravaged the country and its people for 10 years.In his profile, the wife of current US Vice-president Joe Biden, Jill, writes that Mukwege is “a source of strength and sanctuary in a land of violence and despair during a forgotten war”. Mukwege has won numerous international awards for his important work, including the UN Human Rights prize and the Sakharov Prize for Freedom from the European Parliament. Biden says Mukwege is “beyond healer to these women and girls, (he) is hope”.Un article a (re)lire de Denis Mukwege dit l’homme qui repare les femmes : https://t.co/H8jYv3YHKu #FI pic.twitter.com/8LAcBaPvIx— Femme d’Influence (@femmedinfluence) April 15, 2016Ethiopian born Zerai is a Roman Catholic priest who highlights the plight of refugees crossing the Mediterranean from Africa and the Middle East. Father Moses, as he is known, advocates vocally for resolutions to the problems that drive people from their homes – namely war, persecution and environmental catastrophes – while tirelessly calling for more humane policies that will help refugees to travel more safely.Chinese artist and refugee activist Ai Weiwei calls the priest’s view that “no one in the world is illegal” a brave and determined stand against xenophobia and political handwringing.Per Time tra i 100 piu influenti c’e Mussie Zerai: «padre per i rifugiati» #TIME100 https://t.co/iLVUSawi7G pic.twitter.com/Zyl73Fmgn9— Avvenire (@Avvenire_NEI) April 22, 2016Since leaving Gambia when she was 10 years old, a victim of genital mutilation, activist Dukureh has made it her life goal to bring the scourge of female genital mutilation (FGM) to the attention of the world.Settling in the United States, Dukureh soon began to petition her local government to highlight the issue in the country’s highest office, and effect a change in the US foreign policies with countries that still practice FGM. She has not only addressed the US Congress and the United Nations’ General Assembly, Dukureh has spoken to communities across her adopted country, as well returned to her native Gambia to educate women and girls on the dangers of FGM.Author Peggy Orenstein says of Dukureh, “she has refused to let horror be silenced”, and has helped to draw attention to something so unspeakable in such a personal way that it has got people talking about it more openly and acting on it. Dukureh’s organisation, Safe Hands for Girls, has recently found support in American gender activist Caitlyn Jenner and cosmetics company L’Oreal to bring the issue to the attention of a wider audience.#Time100 Jaha Dukureh @JahaENDFGM, Gambian activist fought to end female genital mutilation https://t.co/k5DV1z0QL4 pic.twitter.com/5LF3T4FVR8— WomensFundingNetwork (@womensfunding) April 26, 2016Actress Theron’s Africa Outreach Project is more than just a vanity affair, says US entrepreneur Blake Mycoskie in Theron’s Time 100 profile. The project, now in its tenth year, is involved in grassroots support for HIV/Aids awareness and poverty eradication across Africa. Theron is in the thick of things, whether it is campaigning for support in the US – Mycoskie admires her results-orientated tenacity and her determination to never take no for an answer – or on the ground with the people of Africa, including her place of birth, South Africa.“I’ve never met anyone who holds less back,” writes Mycoskie, adding that the work Theron is doing “is important, but the way she goes about it. is just as valuable”.An amazing organisation changing lives through HIV Awareness – Charlize Theron Africa Outreach Project pic.twitter.com/0mZV2UKByp— Give IT Back CC (@giveITback_cc) January 28, 2016Source: Time magazinelast_img read more


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Shop Geocaching September Newsletter

first_img SharePrint RelatedPlanning a pirate event? Here lies some helpful ideas!June 20, 2017In “News”Geocoinfest 2011 – Europa: Travels with the World’s First GeocoinSeptember 14, 2011In “Community”Celebrate International Talk Like a Pirate Day — Pirate’s Quest Stolen Treasure (GC28T4Y) — Geocache of the WeekSeptember 18, 2013In “Community” Arrh!  Always searching for Treasure!For geocachers and pirates alike, searching for treasure never ends!  Like many geocachers in the community, we appreciate the fun connection the two share.  We’ve recently added some fun new items to our “Pirate Collection” including a Cool Cloth Bandana, a Signal Pirate Geocoin and tattoos!  See the rest of the collection here!What’s New!The original Limited Edition Cache Dragons coin was so popular that we’ve decided to release a Black Nickel version of the coin (also Limited Edition).  The first batch sold out in 11 days, so get yours today!  We’ve also recently added two new Energizer Flashlight options to our night caching collection.  Also for those Geocoin collectors out there, we’ve released the 2012 version of the Groundspeak Lackey Geocoin as well as the 2012 Mega Event Tour Geocoin.  If you attended a Mega Event, you’ll definitely want to get one of these great coins!  Check these out and more in our What’s New section! Trackable WeekHow far has the furthest active Trackable traveled? Who’s moved the most Trackables? And who’s taking part in the Great 2013 Geocaching Block Party Travel Bug Race? Watch the official Geocaching.com blog, Latitude 47, for the answers to these questions and more during Trackable Week. See new incredible stories of Trackables Monday through Sunday from September 17 through the 23. Explore the creative ways to experience Trackables and share your stories about Trackables Geocoins, Travel Bugs® or Promotional Trackables.  You’ll also be able to take advantage of deals on never before seen Trackables, and a limited time special discount off Trackables this week only (available on Shop Geocaching and with participating vendors).Last Chance ItemsLooking for some great deals?  You might want to keep an eye on our “Last Chance” section of the website.  This is a great place for finding great deals on discontinued items.Are you located outside the United States?For orders outside the United States, please visit our International Distributors list. They feature many of the same listings in our shop as well as unique geocaching items of their own.If you have any questions or suggestions on products for the website, please send us an email to [email protected] with your Friends:Morelast_img read more


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Manny Pacquiao wants knockout vs Adrien Broner

first_imgManny Pacquiao doesn’t want to leave anything to chance against American challenger Adrien Broner in their welterweight title fight on January 19 in Las Vegas.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting The 40-year-old Pacquiao is keen on scoring a KO after coming off a stoppage win over Lucas Matthysse last July.Pacquiao, boxing’s only eight-division champion, went back to training on Sunday (Manila time) a day after taking a breather. He split eight rounds of sparring against Arnold Gonzalez and George Kambosos Jr. and did four rounds of mitts with Freddie Roach in his afternoon session at Wild Card Gym.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LOOK: Joyce Pring goes public with engagement to Juancho Triviño Is Luis Manzano planning to propose to Jessy Mendiola? TS Kammuri to enter PAR possibly a day after SEA Games opening LATEST STORIES SEA Games hosting troubles anger Duterte View comments SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Pacquiao, who is defending his WBA belt, isn’t planning on going the distance with his sight set on a decisive victory and an impressive showing in his first fight in the US since 2016.Manny Pacquiao, right, lands a punch on Arnold Gonzalez during sparring at Wild Card Gym in Los Angeles. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOMy @WBABoxing welterweight world title defense against @AdrienBroner is 14 days away. I am training hard for a knockout victory. It is great to be back in the U.S. and fighting at @MGMGrandGarden. @PBC @TGBPromotions @ShowtimeBoxing @SHOSports @AXS #PacquiaoBroner pic.twitter.com/hm2CjDiVJiFEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSUrgent reply from Philippine ‍football chiefSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion— Manny Pacquiao (@mannypacquiao) January 5, 2019 SEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completion Chot Reyes denies being part of TNT ‘in any official capacity’ Hotel management clarifies SEAG footballers’ kikiam breakfast issue PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more