P5-million worth of gold medal

first_imgPHILIPPINE athletes bound for the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia are expected to be more determined to take home gold medals as P5-million worth of cash reward awaits them.The Philippine government and Philippine Olympic Committee are set to give out P2 million each while Siklab Atleta Pilipinas Sports Foundation will be handing out P1 million.President Rodrigo Duterte said during the sendoff ceremony in Malacañang Palace that Filipino athletes should give their best and play fair and square in pursuit of gold medals.“All I ask from you is that you do your best and that you do it fair and square,” said Duterte. “In return, trust that we will continue to support the development of our athletes and intensify our commitment towards sports excellence and global competitiveness.”“Every victory you bring back home is shared by the entire nation. We pray for your well-being and we hope for your successful trip and also a safe return to the country,” the President added.The President has also expressed his gratitude on the athletes for flying the flag of the country and assured them that the government is behind them.“All you got here is proof of your commitment and dedication to your respective sports and the sacrifices you went through just to become part of this national team. Your presence here is a testament to the indomitable Filipino spirit,” said Duterte.He added: “Remember that you do not only compete for yourselves, but also carry with you the pride of your families, your community, and the entire Filipino nation.”The Philippine team is hoping to improve on their feat in the 2014 Asian Games where they took home 15 medals — one gold from BMX rider Daniel Caluag, three silver and 11 bronze medals.*** Victorias City’s Don Bosco Technical Institute (DBTI) started strong in the 2018 Dynamic Football League (DFL) 2nd Conference last weekend at the Sta. Maria Football Field in Talisay City, Negros Occidental.Teams from DBTI have racked up three victories in the opening day against Bata Elementary School, 4-3, in the Born 2006 and above, 21-0 over the same school in Born 2008 and above and 27-0 vs University of Negros Occidental-Recoletos in 2001 and above girls.In other Born 2006 and above matches, Sikatz-Sum-ag scored double victories, beating Kanlaon HIJOS Football Club (KHFC), 4-1, and Sagay City, 8-0; Trinity Christian School beat Alejandro Acuña Yap Quiña Memorial Elementary School, 12-2; and Bata Elementary School drew the University of St. La Salle-B (USLS-B), 2-2.In the Born 2008 and above category, UNO-R defeated Rizal Elementary School, 8-3; St. John’s Institute beat Mabini FC, 8-0; and USLS-C beat St. Scholastica’s Academy (SSA), 4-3. In the Born 2010 and above category, Villa Angela beat Bata Elementary School, 12-0.Meanwhile, on the distaff side, Bata Elementary School beat USLS-B 22-0 in the Born 2001 and above category; while USLS-C beat SSA, 9-2, in the Born 2008 and above category.“Since the annual football league started in 2013, DFL continuously provided opportunities for children to develop their skills and character on and off the pitch,” according to DFL chairman Andrew Infante./PNlast_img read more

Astros sign-stealing: MLB commissioner Rob Manfred says ‘shame’ is punishment enough

first_img SUBSCRIBE TO US Astros sign-stealing: Manfred admits he would have punished players in a perfect worldSpeaking to The New York Times, Rob Manfred said that shame is a great punishment for the Astros players. The question of what happened in 2017 and 2018 will always haunt them.The Houston Astros begin their spring training schedule on Saturday against the World Series winners Washington Nationals. The Astros kick off their season at Minute Maid Park on March 26 against the Los Angeles Angels and then play its first road series against Oakland Athletics. It will see them face-off against former player Mike Fiers who revealed the entire Astros sign-stealing scandal to The Athletic.Also Read: Manfred: No Tolerance For Beanballs In Wake Of Astros’ Scam FOLLOW US MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has defended his stance on granting Houston Astros players immunity after their sign-stealing scandal came to light. The governing body handed out punishments to Jeff Luhnow and AJ Hinch. Meanwhile, Alex Cora and Carlos Beltran were named in the commissioner’s report. This resulted in all four getting sacked from their respective organisations. The Astros stole signs using a trashcan during their infamous 2017 World Series win.Also Read: Astros Got Away Easily Considering The Effect Sign-stealing Scandal Had: Cody BellingerMLB commissioner Rob Manfred slammed for Astros sign-stealing decisionMLB commissioner Rob Manfred has received criticism from all corners of baseball. They’ve slammed his decision to grant players immunity. The Astros sign-stealing scandal came to light after Mike Fiers exclusively spilt the beans to The Athletic. MLB started their investigation, gave the players protection and found the Astros guilty. In what was a player-driven sign-stealing scandal, the fact that Astros are still the 2017 World Series Champions and no player has been punished has not gone down well in the world of baseball.Also Read: Gerrit Cole’s Anticipated Yankees First BP Session Ends With Surreal Standing OvationMLB commissioner Rob Manfred suggests that shame is punishment enoughLos Angeles Dodgers star Cody Bellinger slammed both Houston Astros’ Jim Crane and MLB commissioner Rob Manfred for their lack of action against the Astros players. Chicago Cubs’ Yu Darvish also took a dig at the Astros. They claimed that their 2017 World Series win is a gorgeous trashcan.MLB commissioner Rob Manfred said that he understands the frustration of the baseball fraternity. However, he stressed that shame was punishment enough for the Astros sign-stealing scandal.Also Read: Darvish: Astros Should Be Stripped Of ’17 World Series Title WATCH US LIVE Last Updated: 17th February, 2020 21:16 IST Astros Sign-stealing: MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred Says ‘shame’ Is Punishment Enough MLB commissioner Rob Manfred has defended his stance on granting Houston Astros’ players immunity after their sign-stealing scandal came to light. Sreehari Menon First Published: 17th February, 2020 21:16 IST LIVE TV COMMENT Cody Bellinger had some STRONG words about the Astros:”I think what people don’t realize is Altuve stole an MVP from Judge in ’17” pic.twitter.com/9sEt48RdWk— Yankees Videos (@snyyankees) February 15, 2020 Gorgeous trashcan!I like it!— ダルビッシュ有(Yu Darvish) (@faridyu) February 16, 2020 Written Bylast_img read more

Mahindra’s Pascal Wehrlein wins race 4 of Formula E Championship eSport race

first_img Written By Mahindra Racing’s Pascal Wehrlein won his second consecutive race in the ‘Race At Home’ Formula E Championship eSport series on Saturday – race 4 in Hong Kong ahead of Stoffel Vandoorne (Mercedes) and James Calado (Jaguar). Last Updated: 16th May, 2020 23:39 IST Mahindra’s Pascal Wehrlein Wins Race 4 Of Formula E Championship ESport Race Mahindra Racing’s Pascal Wehrlein won his second consecutive race in the ‘Race At Home’ Formula E Championship eSport series on Saturday – race 4 in Hong Kong ahead of Stoffel Vandoorne (Mercedes) and James Calado (Jaguar). WATCH US LIVE SUBSCRIBE TO US First Published: 16th May, 2020 23:39 ISTcenter_img LIVE TV COMMENT Associated Press Television News FOLLOW USlast_img read more