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first_imgAndy Murray, left, and Jamie Murray, right, both of Britain, bump fists during a doubles match in the Citi Open tennis tournament against Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin, both of France, Wednesday, July 31, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)WASHINGTON — Brothers Andy and Jamie Murray have advanced in doubles at the Citi Open.The Scottish brothers beat France’s Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-4, 6-7(7), 10-5 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals. They rallied to win on their fourth match point.ADVERTISEMENT Benefits of township living Jason Kidd officially joins Frank Vogel’s coaching staff with Lakers Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite PLAY LIST 02:37Calm 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 Former No. 1-ranked Andy Murray and his brother, who was once ranked No. 1 in doubles, are teaming up for the first time since 2016. The field at the Citi Open features the top 10 doubles players in the world.In singles action, top-seeded Stefanos Tsitsipas beat wild-card Tommy Paul 6-3, 7-5, fifth-seeded John Isner topped Hubert Hurkacz 6-4, 6-4, and eighth-seeded Milos Raonic defeated American qualifier Tim Smyczek 6-1, 6-4..FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsOn the women’s side, No. 3 seed Sofia Kenin was upset by fellow American Lauren Davis, 5-7, 6-3, 6-4, and Jessica Pegula beat Iga Swiatek 5-7, 6-4, 6-1. Kenin’s exit followed a stunning Tuesday when top-seeded Sloane Stephens and Wimbledon star Coco Gauff were knocked out of the tournament. Sons Of Apollo releases new studio album ‘MMXX’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES LOOK: LJ Reyes, Paolo Contis celebrate 1st birthday of baby Summer OSG petition a ‘clear sign’ of gov’t bid to block ABS-CBN franchise renewal — solon Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted MRT-3 files raps vs engineer who brought ammunition to station MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

first_imgALHAMBRA – Authorities have arrested the boyfriend of the woman who was shot to death here Sunday in a motel parking lot. Juan Manuel Linares, 27, was taken into custody at 4:50 p.m. Monday and is being held at the Alhambra Police Department for the slaying of 20-year-old Yessenia Macias. Investigators believe the couple, both of Los Angeles, were arguing when they pulled into the Town House Motel parking lot in Alhambra. Macias was shot at about 7:15 p.m. Sunday while sitting in the passenger’s seat. “It appears there was some kind of confrontation between Linares and Macias,” said Lt. Dan Rosenberg of the Los Angeles County sheriff’s Homicide Bureau. “We believe he shot her.” She was shot in the left side of her head, said Sgt. Joe Flannagan of the Alhambra Police Department. It is unclear what caused the couple’s argument. Linares is being held on $100,000 bail and is scheduled to appear at Alhambra Superior Court on Thursday. The case is being reviewed by the District Attorney’s Office. Linares was initially being interviewed at the police station as a witness. He had told authorities he was getting out of the car when he heard a shot ring out, and turned around to find Macias hurt, Rosenberg said. However, other witness accounts and evidence at the scene contradicted him. After Macias was shot, Linares drove her to Los Angeles Community Hospital in East Los Angeles. She was then transported to Los Angeles County-USC Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead. Sunday night’s shooting is the second to occur on the western edge of Alhambra in just over two weeks. On June 15, Jaime Raul Saldana, 37, was shot by an unknown assailant while driving south on the Long Beach (710) Freeway north of the Santa Monica (10) Freeway near Valley Boulevard. The Los Angeles resident was pronounced dead at the scene. The shooting, which occurred about 11:20 a.m. was apparently the result of a traffic dispute, authorities said then. patricia.ho@sgvn.com (626) 578-6300, Ext. 4586 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img read more

first_img1 Roberto Firmino’s header was enough to earn Liverpool a 1-0 win at West Brom and keep their top four challenge on track.The Brazilian nodded in a first-half winner to settle an unremarkable game and extend the Reds’ unbeaten Premier League run to seven matches. Jurgen Klopp’s side climbed over Manchester City into third, having played a game more, to strengthen their claim on a Champions League qualification spot.Firmino settled a poor match of few clear chances at the Hawthorns, although Nacer Chadli and James Milner wasted fine openings. Albion have now taken just four points – against Manchester United and Arsenal – from their last seven games as their bid to break 50 points for the first time in the Premier League falters. Despite their struggles, the Baggies began brightly and Hal Robson-Kanu directed Matt Phillips’ effort wide but Liverpool gradually took control and nearly went ahead after 15 minutes. Claudio Yacob squandered possession to Philippe Coutinho and he played in Firmino but the Brazilian dragged his angled shot wide. The visitors bossed the early stages, although it was Albion who created the best opening when Chadli was left red-faced after 23 minutes. Gareth McAuley found Phillips and he hooked the ball to the far post with Chadli waiting to tap in but the former Tottenham man missed his kick from four yards, having been put off by the slightest of touches from Firmino. Immediately Coutinho volleyed wide at the other end and the lively Robson-Kanu fired straight at Simon Mignolet 10 minutes before the break but they were brief flash points in a tedious game. Albion sat deep and denied Liverpool space, with their plan working until the Reds broke the monotony to grab the winner seconds before half-time.Lucas flicked on James Milner’s right-wing free-kick and Firmino stole ahead of Craig Dawson to head in. It gave Liverpool impetus and they should have doubled their lead 11 minutes after the restart. The visitors had maintained control and a precise build-up sent Firmino scampering into the area but Milner could only volley over his floated cross. Divock Origi’s header was disallowed for offside shortly afterwards and all Liverpool needed to win was to keep their concentration. The Baggies offered little threat until 10 minutes from time when Mignolet needed to be alert to preserve the points. Firmino, of all people, lost the ball to Salomon Rondon and he teed-up Phillips only for the winger to be thwarted by the on-rushing Mignolet. And substitute Alberto Moreno should have settled it in stoppage time but, after goalkeeper Ben Foster had come up for a corner and been dispossessed, shot wide of an open goal from 40 yards. Roberto Firmino celebrates his goal against West Brom last_img read more

first_imgLas Palmas have announced the signing of striker Loic Remy from Chelsea. The 30-year-old, a former France international, has joined the LaLiga outfit on a two-year deal.Remy passed a medical in London on Thursday and will now fly to Gran Canaria and join training on Saturday before his unveiling.Remy has yet to play in Spain during a career which has also seen him represent Lyon, Nice, Marseille, QPR, Newcastle and Crystal Palace. He is the second former Premier League player to sign for Las Palmas this week, after ex-Liverpool midfielder Alberto Aquilani was also brought in.  1 Remy, del Chelsea a la UD Las Palmas. https://t.co/YkZNdwiTuC pic.twitter.com/Oa9E6whcfH— UD Las Palmas (@UDLP_Oficial) September 1, 2017last_img

first_imgBarcelona’s LaLiga match against Las Palmas is to be played behind closed doors at the Nou Camp, the club have announced.The decision came amid violent local clashes as police attempted to shut down an unofficial Catalan independence referendum.Barcelona’s announcement came barely 20 minutes before the scheduled 3.15pm BST kick-off time and followed hours of uncertainty over whether the game would go ahead.According to multiple reports in Spain, LaLiga authorities and the Spanish football federation (RFEF) wanted the fixture to go ahead as planned.Barcelona are also reported to have consulted local authorities who gave the match clearance to proceed.A club statement said: “FC Barcelona condemns the events which have taken place in many parts of Catalonia today in order to prevent its citizens exercising their democratic right to free expression.“Given the exceptional nature of events, the board of directors have decided that the FC Barcelona first-team game against Las Palmas will be played behind closed doors following the Liga de Futbol Profesional’s refusal to postpone the game.” 1 Barcelona announce they will play Las Palmas behind closed doors last_img read more

first_img Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman AFP or licensors LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS Union Berlin emerged under their current name in 1966 However, Neven Subotic, who made more than 250 appearances during a decade at Dortmund, headed fractionally wide as Union showed they would be no pushovers.The noise levels in the stadium increased when the Union took the lead in the 22nd minute, Bulter tucking low past Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Burki following a free-kick into the area.Union were pegged back three minutes later as Jadon Sancho’s perfectly-weighted ball into the area led to a sliding finish from Alcacer.Sheraldo Becker narrowly failed to get on the end of Robert Andrich’s ball through, while at the other end an unmarked Reus saw his effort denied by Rafal Gikiewicz on the stroke of half-time. rookie error on target 2 BIG PRESENTS UP TOP LATEST Video Player is loading.Play VideoPlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 1:40Loaded: 9.92%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -1:40 Playback Rate1xChaptersChaptersDescriptionsdescriptions off, selectedCaptionscaptions settings, opens captions settings dialogcaptions off, selectedAudio Tracken (Main), selectedFullscreenThis is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Close Modal DialogThis is a modal window. This modal can be closed by pressing the Escape key or activating the close button.PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration 0:00Loaded: 0%Stream Type LIVESeek to live, currently playing liveLIVERemaining Time -0:00 Playback Rate1xFullscreen Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January OFF Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ It was an historic moment for Union Berlin as they claimed their first ever Bundesliga win in spectacular style by beating Borussia Dortmund 3-1 at the Alte Forsterei.Marius Butler dared fans of the newly-promoted side to dream after giving them a shock lead midway through the first-half but Paco Alcacer got Dortmund level shortly afterwards. latest Liverpool transfer news live: Star man wanted by Real Madrid, Mbappe latest and more Ally McCoist thinks Alexis Sanchez needed to leave Man United permanently Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Union’s joy is a setback for Dortmund’s title bid deals AFP or licensors Bulter struck again five minutes after the resumption to restore Union’s advantage before Sebastian Andersson sealed a 3-1 win with a quarter of an hour remaining.The defeat was Dortmund’s first of the season and their first in any competition since the end of April while Union were left toasting a memorable day in their 53-year history.Dortmund had started their campaign by swatting aside Augsburg and Cologne and they had an opportunity to go top of the embryonic standings if they won by more than one goal in the German capital.They started well enough but were unable to take advantage of Julian Brandt’s inviting ball across the area while Marco Reus went close with a free-kick. 2 Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas stalemate Dortmund were forced into a change at the start of the second half because of a head injury to Thomas Delaney, the midfielder replaced by Mahmoud Dahoud.They then fell behind again five minutes after the resumption, with Andersson skilfully going past Manuel Akanji and although Burki parried the Swede’s effort, Bulter was on hand to score on the rebound.The stadium was in raptures by the time Andersson doubled their lead, scoring from close after being teed up by Becker, who had linked up well with Andrich in the build-up.Union defended stoutly thereafter to keep chances at a premium to frustrate Dortmund on a forgettable night for last season’s runners-up.last_img read more

first_imgDeputy Pearse Doherty has slammed the Government over its failure to tackle hospital waiting lists following the latest data published by the National Treatment Purchase Fund (NTPF) which has again revealed that Outpatient waiting lists are continuing to reach record highs.The data shows that there are now a total of 15,420 people awaiting a first appointment at a Consultant-led clinic at the hospital, up from 15,326 the month previous.The figures represent a 20% increase compared to the same period two years ago. Meanwhile, 2,692 patients have been on outpatient waiting lists at the hospital for over 18 months – the longest waiting category recognised by the NTPF. Deputy Doherty said “A few weeks ago when the NTPF published waiting list data for August which showed that over 15,300 people were then waiting to be seen by a consultant at Letterkenny Hospital, I was extremely critical of the Government for its response in tackling the health crisis.“Since then, the body has published its latest data for the month of September which shows that there are now 15,420 patients waiting for outpatient treatment across the various specialities – twenty per cent more than two years ago.“Moreover, the number of patients recorded as having been waiting for 18 months or longer has gone up each month during 2018 and now stands at 2,692.“This situation is out of control and yet the Government has done little to try and resolve the problem of ever-growing waiting lists at LUH. “The records clearly show that more and more patients are being forced to wait longer and longer to receive treatment, and yet we have a government that is doing nothing to ensure that patients here can access treatment in a timely manner.”And Deputy Doherty says matters are only getting worse as we face into winter.“We are now facing into winter and, despite repeated warnings from opposition TDs, health professionals and others, there is no doubt that these waiting lists will inevitably worsen as our hospitals are set for yet another winter overcrowding crisis.“And despite repeated calls from myself and others in Sinn Féin for clarity with respect to the government’s announced plans to increase bed capacity in our acute public hospitals, including a commitment to reopen the Short Stay Ward at Letterkenny, there is still much uncertainty surrounding when these beds will come on stream.”15,420 on Outpatient Treatment list at hospital as numbers rise was last modified: November 6th, 2018 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

first_imgBy Hub City Times staffGREENWOOD – The Greenwood Indians are the 2019 champions of the Eastern Cloverbelt Conference. The Indians wrapped up the title with three big wins in the final full week of the regular season.On May 14, the Indians held off Marshfield Columbus 5-3. Jaeger Johnson got the win. He threw three innings, and gave up two earned runs on three hits while walking five and striking out four. Cooper Bredlau led the Indians with a single, a double, and an RBI.Two days later, on May 16, the Indians won again, defeating Neillsville 8-4. Tragen Bogdonovich picked up the win. He gave up three earned runs on six hits while walking four and striking out one. Bredlau and Jonah Hinker each drove in two runs. Johnson went 2-for-3 with an RBI. Sully Whitford drove in a run as well.One of Greenwood’s most-impressive wins came on Friday, May 17. The Indians twice rallied from behind to beat Loyal 8-7 in eight innings. The Greyhounds grabbed a 3-0 lead in the top of the first inning, but the Indians got two of their own in the first. Loyal kept the pressure on with three more runs in their half of the second inning. The Indians answered with a two-run second inning, to narrow the gap to two. Greenwood scored another run in the third, one more in the fourth and another in the fifth to take a 7-6 lead heading into the seventh inning.The Greyhounds tied the game on an RBI base hit by Ethan Weinfurtner, and that sent the game into a deciding eighth inning. Loyal got only one person on base, but could not score. When Greenwood came up, Johnson ripped a one-out double down the left field line. Two batters later, and with two outs, Cooper Bredlau smacked a game-winning walk-off single to center field for the win.Bredlau picked up the win in relief of Johnson on the mound. He also had two singles, two doubles, and four runs batted in. Jonah Hinker singled, doubled, and knocked in a pair of runs. Cole Zimbauer had a single, a double, and an RBI.No. 1 Greenwood will host the winner of the Div. 4 Marshfield Columbus/Port Edwards matchup on May 28 in Greenwood, in a regional semifinal.last_img read more

first_imgFor Hub City TimesWISCONSIN DELLS – Neillsville area driver, Darek Gress took first in a 55-lap Feature in the CWRA Stars to Legends Tour, Lyle Nabbefeldt Memorial race held May 26 at Dells Raceway Park, Wisconsin Dells.Thayran Rezin, Tomah, took the other 55-lap Feature of the night.The second 55-lap Feature was shortened to 30 laps, due to area curfew and time constraints with Mike Reichenberger, Appleton, setting the early pace. His lead was short lived, however. By lap two, Mitch Stankowski, Wausau, a Rookie of the Year candidate, took the lead.Rapidly moving from his sixth starting spot, was Gress, moving in front by the third go round. Chad Butz, Green Bay, was right behind Gress and looking to challenge for the lead. The two raced nose to tail and side-by-side for a number of laps before Gress secured the position for good.St. Paul, MN, driver, Paul Paine in his first tour race, grabbed the third position on the 27th lap, and although fast, was no match for the two front runners settling into that position. Jesse Bernhagen, Neillsville started all the way back in 12th position, but was steadily moving toward the front. Advancing into the second spot, it appeared Bernhagen had a chance to catch Gress for the win. A spin, all by himself, in turn three ended those chances.Rounding out the top finishers in the race were Gress in first, followed by Butz; Paine; Reichenberger; Jeff Weinfurter, Wisconsin Rapids; and Darren Jackson, Wisconsin Rapids.Next up is the CWRA Stars to Legends Tour action, on June 1st at Marshfield Motor Speedway, where the Salute to America, twin 30-lap Features will be held.last_img read more