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Real Madrid teen bitten on head in youth game

first_imgFILE – In this file photo dated Wednesday, May 23, 2018, Brazil’s Vinicius Junior gestures during a Copa Libertadores soccer match against Argentina’s River Plate in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Real Madrid’s teenage sensation Vinicius Junior got bitten on the head Sunday Sept. 2, 2018, during a scuffle against Atletico Madrid’s youth squad captain, Tachi, who apologized on Monday, saying it was a spur-of-the-moment reaction. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko, FILE)MADRID — Real Madrid wanted Brazilian teenager Vinicius Junior to gain experience in its B team. He got more than he expected when he was bitten on the head.The 18-year-old Vinicius, for whom Real Madrid paid 45 million euros ($52 million) last year, was bitten after a scuffle in a youth team derby against Atletico Madrid on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ MOST READ LATEST STORIES With attacks clicking, Madrid and Barcelona dominate early Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins “This action does not represent the values that the club promotes in the academy and I know that it is not an example for the younger boys. At the end of the game I talked to Vinicius, we hugged each other and everything ended there. I have to learn from a situation like this and move forward.”He said it “was a shame” the incident got so much attention after a good match which ended 2-2.Vinicius scored both goals for Real on Sunday, including a stunning right-footed shot that curled into the top corner.The speedy forward, bought from Flamengo, is known for his nifty dribbles. He’s been compared most often to former Brazil and Real player Robinho.ADVERTISEMENT Vinicius and Atletico captain Tachi got tangled up on the ground after a ball dispute, with the Brazilian underneath. After he tried to get up, Tachi became upset and bit Vinicius on the back of his head.A shoving match ensued with other players, and Vinicius and Tachi were issued yellow cards.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Tachi apologized on Monday.“I’m not proud of what happened, and it does not reflect who I am as a player,” the defender said on Atletico’s website. Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college 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 Peza offers relief to ecozone firms View commentslast_img read more

U-18 boys soccer team wins Gold Pan Tournament in Quesnel

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – The Fort St. John Northern Strikers were in action this weekend as six of its teams travelled south to Quesnel for a weekend tournament.The U18 boys Won gold in the tournament after beating Williams Lake in the final. They started round robin play with a 4-2 win over Quesnel, before a 1-1 draw against Williams Lake, followed by a 7-0 win over Quesnel, and 3-0 win over Williams Lake in the finals.Mason Miranda scored eight goals in the tournament including two in the finals and a hat-trick in the second game against Quesnel. Other goals came from Sam Hafner and Carter L’Heureux, who each scored a pair, as well as one from Tony Hafner.- Advertisement -The team played excellent defense all tournament long and held at least 80% of possession each game, according to Soccer Club spokesperson Shaleen West.last_img read more

AR – HST to Referendum

first_imgAll four New Democrats MP’s on the committee said they wanted the petition to go directly to the legislature for a vote. However, all five Liberals including Pat Pimm, wanted the petition to go to a referendum in September 2011.- Advertisement -Anti-HST leader Bill Vander Zalm stormed out of the meeting and told reporters that he’s furious that the Liberals are going to referendum instead of just voting in the legislature and bringing the issue to a close sooner than later. Vander Zalm says he will announce in the not-too-distant future details of the recall campaign with the goal of bringing down the Government.Anti-HST representative Chris Delaney says they governement is trying to mislead voters.[asset|aid=3137|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e2383335f12be31e9238dab14ca20615-Delaney – HST_1_Pub.mp3] Advertisement The Legislative Committee on initiatives has decided to send the HST to a non-binding referendum next September. Premier Gordon Campbell says his government will abide by the results of the referendum.[asset|aid=3138|format=mp3player|formatter=asset_bonus|title=e2383335f12be31e9238dab14ca20615-Gordo – HST Ref_1_Pub.mp3] Whatever question goes to the voters, it will have to be approved by 50 per-cent of all registered voters and by 50 per-cent of all registered voters in two-thirds of BC’s 85 ridings.Elections BC says holding a provincial referendum on the HST will cost $30 million. The other option is to do the referendum by a mail-in ballot which would cost only $12 million.Advertisementlast_img read more

49ers in 12th after two rounds

first_imgMichael Drake and Ryan Wood each shot 71 to lead the Long Beach State contingent in Thursday’s second round of the John Burns Intercollegiate golf tournament in Honolulu. The 49ers totaled 294 for the day for a two-round total of 578, good for 12th place with today’s final round of 18 holes to go. The team competition is paced by UNLV at 554, followed by BYU at 564. “We just couldn’t buy a putt today,” 49ers coach Bob Livingstone said in a school press release. “Even though we fell a few spots, we’re in a position, if we play like we did in the first round, we can get a very good finish. Michael really had it going today. He birdied his last two holes to get back into contention. He’s really excited about tomorrow.” Softball The Long Beach State softball team will take a 3-6 record into the three-day Aztec Invitational when it faces North Dakota State (at 2 o’clock) and Oregon (at 7) at San Diego State today. The 49ers take on Sienna College at 7 o’clock Saturday, then play the University of San Diego (2 p.m.) and the host Aztecs (at 4:30) Sunday. – Frank Burlison 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Drake is at 8-under par 136, and is tied for third place in individual play, two shots behind Jarred Texter of UNLV and Frank Wrenn of SMU. Wood is at 148, tied for 68th. The other 49ers are Brett Lederer (76, total 148, tied for 68th), Karl Katnik (79, 149, tied for 77th) and Nick Badel (76, 156, tied for 115th). last_img read more

Juventus deny Balotelli move from Nice

first_img“Beyond our affection, esteem and liking for this boy it’s a fantasy football story,” Marotta told Mediaset Premium on Monday.“His is a profile we don’t need.”Balotelli won six trophies with Inter Milan including the Champions League before moving to Manchester City in 2010, followed by two spells at AC Milan either side of an unsuccessful stint at Liverpool.The 27-year-old left Liverpool on a free transfer in August 2016 to join Nice, who are sixth in the French league this season.Marotta confirmed the reigning six-time league champions’ interest in Liverpool’s German international Emre Can, whose contract expires in June.“We know his contract is expiring but he could renew or have other opportunities,” said Marotta.“We’ll try to bring him to us, I think a big club has to have the ambition to achieve difficult objectives.”0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000There were reports that a five-year deal was in the offing for the former Manchester City striker, who has hit top form for Nice this season with 17 goals.TURIN, Italy, Jan 23 – Juventus general manager Giuseppe Marotta has dismissed reports that the Serie A champions are interested in signing Italian striker Mario Balotelli as “a hoax”.There were reports that a five-year deal was in the offing for the former Manchester City striker, who has hit top form for Nice this season with 17 goals.last_img read more

Leicester City open contract talks with star man

first_img1 Jamie Vardy Leicester are in talks with Jamie Vardy over a new contract.The striker’s current contract expires in 2018 but the Foxes are already prepared to reward the England star with a new deal which will tie him to the King Power Stadium until 2019. No deal is imminent but talks are progressing well with the 29-year-old striker, who has scored 16 goals this term, ahead of Tuesday’s visit of Liverpool. Vardy set a new Premier League record when he netted in 11 straight games before Christmas and has helped the Foxes to the top of the standings.The 29-year-old signed his last contract in 2014 but – after boss Claudio Ranieri insisted earlier this season they would wait until the end of the campaign to extend the forward’s deal – Leicester have now moved to end speculation on his future.Chelsea, Manchester United and Manchester City have all been credited with an interest although Press Association Sport understands City are not keen on the forward, despite admiring his achievements this season.Vardy joined City from Fleetwood for £1m in 2012 and has since broken into the England squad, earning four caps, and is set to be included in Roy Hodgson’s squad for Euro 2016 this summer. He has scored 42 goals in 131 appearances for the Foxes.last_img read more

Others nominate choices for best teacher

first_img The staff at my school is the most caring, enthusiastic, fun and reliable staff in LAUSD. The key to our success has been our wonderful principal, Ms. Valerie Turner. Even though she has been a principal at Holmes for one year, she has made a mark on our school that will last forever. It is practically impossible to pick just one teacher out of all the great teachers here at Oliver Wendell Holmes Middle School. So I’ve decided to nominate all staff members. – Brett Michael Holzhauer, Northridge I have seen Coach Terry Fischer at El Camino Real High School stress what it means to countless students to give their best, whether it is music or wrestling. I have seen Coach Fischer attempt to express true values to students and athletes on his teams and to never give up, no matter what the circumstances. And I have seen Coach Fischer instruct personal responsibility and its importance to his students and student athletes. – Alex Ford, Simi Valley I am nominating my brother, Luis Lopez-Arriaga, as an inspiring teacher. Luis is a special education teacher in the Antelope Valley School District. I saw him in action when he took his class to a pumpkin patch for a field trip – 12 high-strung children can get one overwhelmed. Not Luis. He had an answer for all the students’ questions. These kids look up to him and he really cares to make an impact in their lives. – Vanessa Lopez, Santa Clarita I have two nominations, and they are from the same grade school – Brentwood Science Magnet in Brentwood. The first is Melele Mestman, who is teaching second grade. She switches to the lower grades because she said she wanted to teach the children right in the beginning to give them a head start and better study skills. … The second is Lily Chang, a fifth-grade teacher. Self-confidence and respect are instilled in the children, as well as the philosophy that hard work does pay off in the end. – Michelle Dornidon, Tarzana160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREBasketball roundup: Sierra Canyon, Birmingham set to face off in tournament quarterfinals – Jennifer Huss Owen, Acton Craig Gruenburg at Granada Hills Charter High School helped me find the music in my heart. He’s taught me how to play guitar, dance, sing and publish music. His passion and love for each student helps them build up their self-esteem and see life in a positive light. – Ashley Jean Granillo, Stevenson Ranch I am the blessed mother of two developmentally disabled children. Danny, 6, is autistic and attends O’Melveny Elementary School’s special education class, the same class his older brother, Anthony, now 22, attended. Teaching is a challenge in itself, but these angels who teach our special children possess great patience, sensitivity and compassion. Connie Borundy and the other special education teachers, Mrs. Huntzinger and Mrs. Schallert, work together to help each other help these children with loving hands, gentle guidance, unconditional acceptance and unending support. – Ana Feliciano, Sylmar As part of National Teacher Appreciation Week, the Daily News asked readers to tell us about their favorite teacher. Here are excerpts from some of the e-mails we received. To read all the submissions, see the Online Extra to the right. My teacher at Taft High School, Ms. Allison Conant, has inspired me to go above and beyond society’s expectations as a student. She expects the best from me and the rest of her students, and that is what she gets. Due to her wonderful teaching abilities, as well as techniques, I have been motivated to become an English teacher myself. – Nicole Rabiezadeh, Sherman Oaks As a student at Monroe High School, my favorite teacher was and still is Mr. Bill Rankin. … Not only was he a fantastic teacher, he was always someone I could turn to … Mr. Bill Rankin, the best teacher in the world, touched my life and I am sure thousands of others during his years at Monroe. last_img read more

Teenager goes on trial for alleged rape of girl in Donegal Town

first_imgA teenager has gone on trial accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in Donegal.He was 16 when he is alleged to have raped and sexually assaulted a girl he met in a takeaway after a night out in Donegal Town in March 2016, the Irish Examiner reports. The girl, who is now 18, went to a pub with some friends to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in 2016.In his opening address, Patrick Murphy, who is acting for the Director of Public Prosecutions, said she had given evidence of drinking four to five vodkas, a sambuca and two drinks called ‘Green Diesels’.Mr Murphy said she felt tipsy afterwards when she went to a nearby takeaway restaurant.He said it was there she met the accused, whom she knew from school, and the court would hear evidence that they had met before and that they had “shifted” three months earlier.Mr Murphy said it is the prosecution’s case that they went for a walk together and went behind a nearby building where he allegedly put her up against a wall and forced himself on her.He told the jurors they would hear evidence that she made it clear she did not want to have sex with him.They were also told forensic and CCTV evidence will be a feature of the prosecution’s case.Teenager goes on trial for alleged rape of girl in Donegal Town was last modified: July 3rd, 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) Tags:courtDonegal TownGardairapetrialwomanlast_img read more


first_imgA total of €705,000 is to be allocated to Donegal for its piers and harbours.Deputy Joe McHughThe money will be used to boost marine and leisure tourism and for the ongoing maintenance and development of piers and harbours.The allocation has been welcomed by Deputy Joe McHugh. “Donegal piers and harbours are set to receive €516,240 from the Department of Agriculture and the Marine, with Greencastle receiving in total €150,000 under the Harbour Development Scheme and €200,000 under the Marine Leisure and Marine Tourism scheme.“This funding, for ongoing maintenance and development of piers and harbours, is crucial for ensuring their long term sustainability. This infrastructure is essential to the local fishing industry, which plays such an important role in our communities right across the County and the livelihood of those who work within this area.”Today’s funding announcement comes on top of a grant in February 2014 where 28 harbours, piers and slipways around Donegal received €751,000 for damage repairs caused during the storms last winter.2014 Harbour Development Scheme & Marine Leisure & Marine Tourism Scheme DonegalBurtonportRepairs to quay wall€100,000€75,000 GreencastleRepairs to quay wall€150,000€112,500 GreencastleDeploy 90m of pontoons and 60m of floating breakwater€200,000€137,500Rannagh PierConstruct sea wall to connect boat yard wall to pier wall and prevent waves washing across the pier and boat yard deck€25,000€18,750Curransport slipwayErect 2 No. public lights at slipway to enhance safety for night time landings€10,000€7,500LugnadruanConcrete deck adjacent to pier€10,000€7,500Inishbofin IslandInstall winch at top of existing slipway to enable the haulage of boats for storage€30,000€22,500Teelin PierProvision of pontoon and access gangway to facilitate transport of visitors to view cliffs at Slieve League€80,000€60,000Mountcharles PierProvision of pontoon and access gangway to facilitate rowing events. Provision of fenders at side of slipway for rowing skiffs and provision of steel stairs for accessing shore from the pier€100,000€75,000Donegal Co. Co Total€325,000€380,000€516,250MORE THAN €700,000 ALLOCATED FOR DONEGAL PIERS AND HARBOURS was last modified: July 8th, 2014 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)Tags:deputy joe mchughdonegalharbourspierslast_img read more

Women’s Tennis Begins Spring Season At Kansas

first_imgDES MOINES, Iowa – The Drake University women’s tennis team is set to begin the spring dual season on Monday as the Bulldogs travels to Lawrence, Kan. to take on the Kansas Jayhawks at 4 p.m. This year’s squad has a plenty of experience with just one freshman added to the roster. Seniors Maddie Johnson and Mariel Ante will look to lead the team, while fellow seniors Jordan Eggleston and Lea Kozulic are out for the season due to injury. Ante was named All-MVC select team after recording 13 wins at the No. 1 singles position. Johnson tallied a 17-5 singles record during dual play last year and split time between No. 2 and No. 3 singles. Johnson had a solid start to the 2015-16 season as she advanced to the finals of the consolation bracket at the ITA Central Region Championship this fall. The Bulldogs have a strong sophomore class return with Summer Brills, Tess Herder and Mela Jaglarz returning from impressive freshmen campaigns. Brills posted a 16-4 dual record and recorded an 11-3 mark at No. 2 singles. Herder tallied 20 wins last year despite missing several weeks midway through the spring due to injury but finished the year strong by ending the season on a four-match winning streak. Jaglarz saw limited time on the court last spring but will see more time in the lineup this year. Drake’s lone newcomer is freshman Kenya Williams, who was rated as a five-star prospect and tabbed 59th in the nation by, and will be looked upon to make an immediate impact. The Bulldog opens their home portion of the schedule on Friday, Jan. 29 when they host Nebraska-Omaha and North Dakota at 3 p.m. and 6:30 p.m., respectively. Print Friendly Versionlast_img read more