Boino retires in style

first_imgBoino out ran his younger country men by three metres to the finish line at the BSP Stadium.PNG dominated the men’s event, winning all three medals on offer.The Pacific Games record holder with a time of 50.96 seconds ran in lane three, and had to make up yards to catch the start leader Gime at the final 150 metre mark.Turning the bend,  Boino came powering over the hurdles, using is legs and arm to take him home with a winning time of 52.51s.And Peniel Joshua (53.14s) and Wala Gime (53.70s) of PNG finished second and third respectively.Boino ends his carrier at the track where he started and dominated the 400m hurdles for the last 20 years.last_img read more

Digicel SportsMax to broadcast final Mayweather fight

first_imgThe Digicel SportsMax Fight Night is being dubbed ‘The Final Showdown’, with the pound-for-pound king Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather declaring that the fight will be his last.Mayweather (48-0, 26 KOs) will face Andre Berto (30-3, 23 KOs) to defend his undefeated record and WBA & WBC welterweight titles. Coming off the heels of his last bout in May against Manny Pacquiao, racking up record viewership around the world, further adding to his massive net worth by over US$400 million, Mayweather is set to leave the ring, for good, with a bang or suffer his first defeat of his career at a capacity MGM Grand in Las Vegas.If he wins, the 38-year-old’s record will equal that of Rocky Marciano, who retired from the sport undefeated.Berto who was born in the United States but has deep roots in Haiti, started his career with 27 straight wins and was once regarded as one of the most exciting young talents in the world.Although he has previously held the Championship title, Berto is still considered the underdog after suffering from numerous career setbacks. With nothing to lose, and having professed to being in the best shape of his life, Berto declared he will be coming after Mayweather with everything he’s got. A win for Berto over the undefeated Mayweather on Saturday night could be the biggest upset in boxing history.“This could be the last fight of the biggest name in boxing in the last decade and fans are all waiting to see how ‘Money’ Mayweather will bring his legacy to a close. We’re really excited to be able to show the bout exclusively and are looking forward to an exciting Final Showdown with the pound-for-pound king,” says Tanya Lee, Digicel SportsMax Caribbean marketing manager.Along with the Mayweather bout, Digicel SportsMax are also regional rights holders of premium sporting content such as the Barclays Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, La Liga, the NBA, IAAF Diamond League, IAAF World Challenge meets, the Women’s Tennis Association premier events, the Ashes, Australia and England cricket, the Indian Premier League, and more.last_img read more

Work absenteeism calendar: know the most missed days to work in Spain

first_imgWhoever says that he has just got up in the morning has not considered missing work, he lies. Although we have never done so, the fatigue we have when being freshly raised, makes our mind fantasize about some excuse for not having to fulfill our labor obligations. Image: iStock To risk losing your job for a few hours of rest does not compensate, but there are people who really do not think about that situation and do not care to tell a lie so as not to have to be in their job. The people behind the Zippia website have wanted to discover to what extent this fact is true and have carried out an analysis to find out which days people need more to work. To carry it out, they have analyzed the traffic of users who have received an article called “Three tips to warn that you are sick (even if you are not really)”. They have done so by comparing the number of users of a day with the number of those of the previous day so that no Google algorithm could affect the positioning of the article and therefore the result.Days may vary if there is a holiday nearby As a result, Zippia found that 20% of users accessed the article on Mondays of each week, while Fridays were the least popular days. There were also variations if there was a holiday nearby, such as the day after Christmas day that was the one that most people called to say they were sick.This analysis also resulted in the existence of 3 Mondays of the year in which the number of users increased in an exaggerated way but without any reason. These days were June 24, August 12 and October 21.center_img Risk of losing your job for a few hours off does not compensateThey wanted to discover what days people excuse themselves for not going to worklast_img read more

Granollers and Zeballos, sweet: second title in eight days

first_imgIt’s the third title they obtain as a pair, 20th in the specialty for Marcel, who has centered this season on the doubles, and the 15th for Horacio, an completed specialist, quantity 4 in the world. With this triumph, Granollers rises to 15th place in the rating.“Horacio, it’s a pleasure to play by your aspect, since we’re collectively I actually benefit from the monitor when enjoying with you. We are going to proceed working the identical manner. We had a little bit of luck as a result of we have been shedding 7-3 in the tiebreaker and that they had a serve. Nevertheless it was worthwhile having endured a lot and in the tip we obtained some excellent factors, “Granollers mentioned.” I’m going to take a beer to get pleasure from. See you subsequent yr and thanks for all the things, “Zeballos joked. A pair that reached the eighth in Australia and was a finalist final yr on the US Open. It’ll proceed to battle this yr. Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos have began the season as a doubles throw. The Spanish and the Argentine received this Sunday in the Open River their second title in eight days. Final week they lifted the trophy in Buenos Aires, an ATP 250, and this time they did it in a 500 by successful in the ultimate 6-4, 5-7 and 10-7 to the Italians Salvatore Caruso and Federico Gaio.last_img read more

Correa’s gesture in tribute to his mother, who suffers from cancer

first_imgWithin the general battle against the coronavirus, Ángel Correa is also fighting another battle., very hard. The health of his mother, Marcela Martínez, who suffers from cancer. The Argentine has revealed it by hanging on his social networks a photo with her, shaved hair, in tribute to his recovery from illness, and a text that begins like this: “There is no truce for your enemy on the battlefield, they can touch your body, but your soul is untouchable.”He knows it well, about the battlefields. Life was always presented full of mines, but of all managed to get stronger. The loss of a parent as a child, at 10 years old. “Yes, at that age my father died and the income that I had from playing soccer was the only thing that came to my house to be able to eat my brothers, my mother or myself.. I had a representative who gave me a salary and I gave it to my mother, who was the one who handled it, “confessed the footballer in an interview in The country in September 2017. But there is more. Much more. More like the loss of a brother three years ago or the enter an operating room with an open chest due to a benign tumor in the heart just at the beginning of the summer in which he had signed for Atlético (2014). At the medical examination he was discovered. “Those problems and obstacles that I had were making me harder and that’s what keeps my head strong to do better and continue helping my family, “Correa argued in that same interview. He had the courage to accompany his mother during this battle, shaving her hair, as when in 2017 the entire Athletic squad snatched him away in tribute to Yeray.”They will not steal who you are, your spirit is stronger. You have won this war. You are our warrior. We love you, ma “, ended his text on Instagram Correa. He will fight at his side.last_img read more

Antic’s milestone: only he directed Real Madrid, Atlético and Barcelona

first_imgRadomir Antic’s career in LaLiga was extensive and with all kinds of results, but in it the Serbian achieved something that no one else has got Until now: having trained the three greats of Spanish football, Real Madrid, Atlético and Barcelona. And with Ramón Mendoza, Jesús Gil and Joan Gaspart as bosses. There is nothing … None of these was his first bench in Spain, but premiered at Zaragoza. After two years in the Aragonese capital, Madrid called him in the spring of 1991 to lead the team to replace Di Stéfano. There something also unexpected happened for a technician: he was fired … when the team was leading. “They kicked me out because of the pressure, because they said we were not playing well. Mendoza made the decision,” he recalled in a recent interview with AS. Then he was three years at Real Oviedo and The opportunity came at Atlético. Jesús Gil recruited him after the scare of the previous year, 94-95, in which the rojiblancos fought to avoid relegation to Segunda until the last day. And the Serbian worked a miracle, with the signings of Molina, Santi, Roberto, Penev and, above all, a hitherto unknown Pantic, the team achieved the League Double, which had not been won since 1974, and the Cup. The team surprised by its mastery of the set piece, with Milinko as absolute leader, and a lethal counterattack. Antic completed three seasons and would still return in the next two to try to straighten out the Sacchi and Ranieri projects.center_img Too was called to the rescue at Barça, in 2002-03. He caught the team at the start of the second lap 15th three points down, with Puyol, Xavi, De Boer, Mendieta, Riquelme, Kluivert, Saviola … in the team. The azulgrana climbed the table to finish sneaking sixth, with a ticket to UEFA. Laporta’s arrival removed him from the bench despite having fulfilled the task.last_img read more

Carla Suárez applauds the reverse to a hand of Bouchard

first_imgEugenie Bouchard continues her coaching for the return of the season in tennis. The Canadian tennis participant, who has not had a good begin to the season, desires to redeem herself and for this she has began to enhance some photographs that assist her enhance her outcomes. One of these blows is the reverse to one hand, as Bouchard herself confirmed by means of social networks with a video of a coaching session and the remark. “Hello guys, a fast announcement: As we’ve a lengthy break forward, I’ve determined to make a change to my recreation. I’m changing into a one-handed participant! It has all the time been my dream to play backhand with one hand. I’m very enthusiastic about this journey forward! “ hey guys, fast announcement: since we’ve such a lengthy break forward of us i’ve determined to make a change in my recreation. I’m switching to a one hander! it’s all the time been a dream of mine to play with a one handed backhand. I’m so excited for this journey forward! pic.twitter.com/gnsWJwN1NG– Genie Bouchard (@geniebouchard) April 1, 2020center_img 🙊🙊😅😅 Just isn’t simple!– Carla Suárez Navarro (@CarlaSuarezNava) April 1, 2020After the video, the group of the Coupe Rogers, the most essential event in Canada, requested Carla Suárez, specialist on this sort of blows, due to the Canadian’s skill, to which the Canarian replied: “It’s not simple!”. Phrase from a specialist that Bouchard will attempt to take be aware of to get better his greatest tennis.last_img read more

Young footballer seeks prosthetic leg

first_imgOutstanding Holy Trinity High School footballer Jordan Foote, who last Thursday had his leg amputated due to life-threatening bone cancer, is thankful to be alive, but his coach says he will need counselling to overcome the loss.”He needs some professional help with counselling,” his coach Devon Anderson said as the former schoolboy football star begins to cope with life as an amputee.The coach, who admits he has been a driving force and like a father to the cancer-stricken player, is hoping to receive assistance with a prosthetic leg for his charge.His leg was amputated five inches above the knee during surgery at the University Hospital of the West Indies last Thursday.get assistance”We would like a prosthetic leg for him. I have been doing some research and for someone to come from Cuba to put it (prosthetic) on it will cost about $1.4 million. We would really like to put it out there so he can get assistance,” Anderson told The Gleaner yesterday.He added that Foote is now recovering at home, and it will take four to six months before his leg heals.Organisations such as schoolboy football sponsor FLOW, the Inter-secondary Schools Sports Association and the Premier League Clubs Association had assisted the player with his recent surgery and Anderson is hoping the same generosity can come to his rescue again.”He puts the best outside and puts on a brave face when he sees people, but deep down the loss is very hard to take,” Anderson stressed.Eighteen-year-old Foote made a name for himself as a Holy Trinity player last year in the FLOW Super Cup competition. They were surprise finalists and were beaten in the championship match by Jamaica College.last_img read more

MAN UNITED VS NEWCASTLE

first_imgMAN UNITED (4-2-3-1)ROMERO, DARMIAN, SMALLING, BLIND, SHAW, CARRICK, SCHNEIDERLIN,MATA, JANUZAJ, MEMPHIS, ROONEYNEWCASTLE (4-2-3-1)CISSE, OBERTAN, WIJNALDUM, SISSOKO,COLBACK, ANITA,HAIDARA, COLOCCINI, MBEMBA, ANITA, KRULAfter two rounds of the Barclays Premier League there are four teams on maximum points, including Manchester United, who are fourth after successive 1-0 wins, over Tottenham Hotspur and Aston Villa.It is their best start to a season since 2011, when they won their first five league games. United, though, had a distraction on Tuesday when they marked their return to European football with a 3-1 against Club Bruges, of Belgium, in the first leg of a Champions League play-off tie.Now they return to Premier League action against Newcastle United side still looking for a first win of the season following a draw at home and defeat away last weekend, at Swansea.If they fail to win at Old Trafford, it will represent Newcastle’s worst start to a League season since 2005, when they lost two and drew the other of the first three games without scoring a single goal.And United have won five of their last six league games against Newcastle, including the last three, and last season Wayne Rooney scored twice in a 3-1 win over the Magpies at Old Trafford.United are still without defender Phil Jones, with a blood clot in his leg, while Marouane Fellaini remains suspended in the league. They will hope Rooney can end a barren spell of nine games without a goal.last_img read more

SUNDERLAND VS NEWCASTLE

first_imgSUNDERLAND (4-1-4-1)PANTILIMON,YEDLIN, O’SHEA, KABOUL, JONES,M’VILA,LARSSON, CATTERMOLE, GOMEZ, BORINI,FLETCHERNEWCASTLE (4-4-2)MITROVIC, PEREZ,WIJNALDUM, TIOTE, COLBACK, SISSOKO,DUMMETT, COLOCCINI, MBEMBA, JANMAAT,ELLIOTThe much-awaited first north-east derby takes place at Sunderland, where new manager Sam Allardyce makes his bow. Newcastle United arrive in slightly better shape following their stunning 6-2 win over Norwich last Sunday, the highest-scoring game in the Barclays Premier League so far.Sunderland are still bottom, while Newcastle are in 18th place. The home side go into the game still without a win; it is only the third time in their top-flight history that they have failed to win in their opening nine games. If they fail again, it will be their worst start since the 1976-77 season, when they went 10 without a win.Newcastle will be boosted by scoring six goals in a Premier League game for the first time since August 2010 against Aston Villa.Newcastle’s star man against Norwich was Georginio Wijnaldum, who became only the second man to score four in a Premier League game for Newcastle and first since Alan Shearer (against Sheffield Wednesday, September 1999).last_img read more