Reading and Aston Villa chasing Pogrebnyak – reports

first_imgFulham face competition from both Aston Villa and Reading for the signing of striker Pavel Pogrebnyak, the Daily Star on Sunday report.There is speculation about the Russian’s future given that he did not agree a contract at Craven Cottage before departing for Euro 2012.The People claim Reading are confident of signing him and believe a deal is almost complete.Daniel Sturridge is wanted by Tottenham, Liverpool, Arsenal and his former club Manchester City, according to the Sunday Mirror.It is claimed the Chelsea forward blames manager Roberto Di Matteo for missing out on ­England’s Euro 2012 squad, having been frozen out by the Italian last season.And it also suggested that the Blues are ready to offer him to Arsenal as part of a bid for Theo Walcott.City – who sold him to Chelsea in 2009 – and the Gunners have long been linked with Sturridge, who is believed to be keen to negotiate an improved contract at Stamford BridgeThe Sun on Sunday also say Chelsea want Walcott and are ready to break the bank to sign him, although he could be available on a Bosman free transfer next year, when his current contract expires. Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

Raiders look to Williams, Joyner and Jacobs against Colts

first_imgALAMEDA — Three of the Raiders’ biggest acquisitions made little impact in Week 3 and their contributions will be crucial if there is hope of upsetting the Indianapolis Colts Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.Wide receiver Tyrell Williams, slot corner Lamarcus Joyner and running back Josh Jacobs had minimal contributions in last week’s 34-14 road loss to the Minnesota.For Williams, the wide receiver who took over as the No. 1 outside target once Antonio Brown was jettisoned, the issues included …last_img

SA on swine flu offensive

first_imgMotsoaledi said the department has sent out around 29 000 letters to schools, colleges and universities countrywide with guidelines on how to control the virus. Tamiflu for pregnant women The hotline number is 0861 364 232 (or 0861 DOH CDC)The e-mail address is: [email protected] 27 August 2009 Source: BuaNews “More than 80% have been sent out, and we are busy making pamphlets in 11 languages to be sent out to the public,” he said. “We have also written letters to all members of Parliament, to all the radio stations, print, electronic media, and to traditional leaders, traditional healers, labour and business.” “Tamiflu outweighs any risk to unborn babies, if they [pregnant women] have mild symptoms; we encourage them to take Tamiflu to prevent further deaths related to the virus,” Motsoaledi said. On Monday, the National Institute for Communicable Diseases confirmed 20 deaths related to H1N1 in the country. Half of these cases involved women in their third trimester of pregnancy, while some were suffering from other under-lying illnesses, such as diabetes and TB. More hotline operatorscenter_img The department has established a hotline and dedicated e-mail address for public queries on swine flu. Guidelines on H1N1 Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has since reiterated the need for pregnant women to be put on Tamiflu, even if they only showed mild symptoms of H1N1. The number of operators at the call centre has also been increased to minimise the waiting period, as the centre is being inundated with calls from the public. “We don’t want [pregnant women] to wait to confirm whether they have the flu or not before we give them Tamiflu,” he said, adding: “Before, it only took 24 hours to get results, but now it goes to five to seven days due to the demand for tests at the country’s laboratories.” As of 25 August, there were over 5 000 confirmed cases of H1N1 influenza in the country, with the majority being reported in the Western Cape and KwaZulu-Natal. Most of these cases were in the mild and self-limiting category. South Africa’s Department of Health has ordered more of the anti-viral drug Tamiflu, to the value of R30-million, from international pharmaceutical companies as the number of people infected by H1N1 influenza – commonly known as swine flu – increases in the country.last_img read more

UAAP Starting 5: Week 4

first_imgLa Salle had just one game this week and Mbala punished University of Santo Tomas with 29 points, nine rebounds, and three blocks.READ: La Salle bounces back, clobbers USTHis performance came after the Green Archers’ 98-87 loss to University of the Philippines.Forward: Thirdy Ravena (Ateneo Blue Eagles)Thirdy Ravena. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netFor the longest time, Thirdy Ravena has lived under the shadow of older brother Kiefer.ADVERTISEMENT Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients  Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Alejandro almost single-handedly carried the Bulldogs in Week 4.The wingman averaged 23.5 points this week as he tried to lift the Bulldogs in every conceivable offensive way against Ateneo and Far Eastern University.Guard: Matt Nieto (Ateneo Blue Eagles)Matt Nieto. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMatt Nieto is no longer one-half of the Nieto twins, technically he is, but he’s now distinguished himself as man of his own.The third-year Eagle has shown why he’s an invaluable piece of the Ateneo puzzle that has now won its first six games.Nieto lit up against University of Santo Tomas and finished with a career-high 22 points, 12 of which came from long distance. He, then, followed it up with a decent 12-point outing against FEU.Honorable mentionsChibueze Ikeh (Ateneo Blue Eagles)Chi Ikeh. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBoy oh boy have the Blue Eagles dominated this season and big man Chibueze Ikeh featured spectacularly in one of their better wins.Ikeh had 18 points, 11 rebounds, and two blocks in their 96-83 win over NU and not only did the 6-foot-8 center show his muscle underneath he also displayed a sweet stroke never before seen in his three-year career as he went 2-of-2 from deep. LATEST STORIES Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Indians get AL-best 102nd victory, beat White Sox For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. View comments Center: Ben Mbala (La Salle Green Archers)Ben Mbala. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netHere’s a question, is there a center right now in the league better than the reigning MVP?FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAfter representing Cameroon in the Fiba Afrobasket, Ben Mbala went back to business.And that business was dominating the competition in the UAAP.center_img MOST READ LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Jordan Sta. Ana (UST Growling Tigers)Jordan Sta. Ana. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUST had the misfortune of facing the top two teams in the league, Ateneo and La Salle, in the same week and this led to its record plummeting to a sorry 0-6.Bright spots are hard to come by in the Growling Tigers season but wingman Jordan Sta. Ana tries to change that.Sta. Ana is not a shooter, and he knows it, with practically all of his points coming from drives and free throws and he averaged 17.5 points this week while putting his body on the line against the Blue Eagles and Green Archers’ frontlines. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. But this season, Thirdy has come to his own as Ateneo’s leader.Thirdy isn’t the type of player to dominate opponents with scoring, but he does it in a variety of ways.In the two games Ateneo played this week, Thirdy averaged a double-double, 10 points and 10 rebounds a game while also putting up 4.5 assists per outing.Forward: Vince Tolentino (Ateneo Blue Eagles)Vince Tolentino. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netVince Tolentino is not a scorer, but he proves his worth through his hustle plays.The forward has made a name for Ateneo as a player who’s willing to do the dirty work.Prior to facing NU, Tolentino averaged 6.4 points a game with most of his scoring options coming off drop passes from teammates and open layups.Then Tolentino showed his offensive wares against the Bulldogs, punishing Matt Salem with constant drives to the basket en route to a career-high 15 points on 7-of-9 shooting.Guard: J-Jay Alejandro (NU Bulldogs)Jay Alejandro. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netForget that J-Jay Alejandro spells his first name in a certain way, or that National University lost both of its games this week. The end of the first round is nearing and the Final Four picture is starting to form.Ateneo has been flawless and La Salle, well the champion is hell-bent on ending its rival’s streak.ADVERTISEMENT BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF presidentlast_img read more

10 months agoCardiff boss Warnock furious with ref ‘experiment’ for Watford defeat

first_imgAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say Cardiff boss Warnock furious with ref ‘experiment’ for Watford defeatby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveCardiff City boss Neil Warnock was furious after their 3-2 win over Watford.Andrew Madley officiated the game at Vicarage Road, which ended in a win for the Hornets, the young referee’s first Premier League game of the season.In fact it was only Madley’s second ever match officiating in the English top tier, a decision which left Warnock bemused.”I was disappointed in one or two things,” said Warnock.”I thought Murphy should have had a free-kick, I thought it was very similar to the one he gave on the edge of their box.”And I thought Troy Deeney was lucky not to get a card if I’m honest. Conditions were poor but once he started sliding in and the goalie was going to get it, he could have pulled his foot away.”When I’ve got Andre Marriner sat at the side of me and I’ve got a young referee who’s (refereeing) his first game of the season, I don’t understand that at all.”Whether it’s just because ‘it’s only Cardiff City and we’ll let someone have an experiment today…” last_img read more

10 months agoLiverpool boss Klopp won’t consider releasing Lallana for loan

first_imgLiverpool boss Klopp won’t consider releasing Lallana for loanby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveLiverpool boss Jurgen Klopp won’t consider releasing Adam Lallana for loan.Sky Sports says Klopp has no plans to let Lallana leave on loan.The England international hasn’t had as many minutes as he would like since recovering from injury.There had been talk of him moving to Europe on a short-term deal with Besiktas reportedly making enquiry.But there is no chance of him going anywhere else to get match action this month.Lallana remains a key member of Klopp’s squad and the Liverpool boss has no plans to let any more of his players depart this month. TagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your saylast_img

10 months agoREVEALED: Mourinho has Man Utd pay-off settled

first_imgTagsTransfersAbout the authorPaul VegasShare the loveHave your say REVEALED: Mourinho has Man Utd pay-off settledby Paul Vegas10 months agoSend to a friendShare the loveJose Mourinho is free to negotiate his next job after being paid his compensation up front by Manchester United in December.The Daily Mail says United paid up Mourinho’s £15million compensation package immediately after he was sacked.The 55-year-old was dismissed on December 18 after two and a half seasons in charge.The fact that he received the pay-off on his departure from Old Trafford means he is free to return to management.A source said, “There are no issues over Jose’s contract with Manchester United. Everything has been sorted.”Jose is able to take on another job right now, but is in no rush. He is very relaxed about it and would be happy to wait until the end of the season if he needs to.” last_img read more

£50 CASH Liverpool v PSG

first_img£50 CASH IFSALAH SCORE FIRSTTo celebrate the launch of our brand new betting site starsports.bet we are giving all NEW CUSTOMERS £50 CASH if SALAH SCORES FIRST.You simply need to open an account and place a bet at evens or above, of at least £10, on any market at starsports.bet between 9am on Tuesday 18 September and 8pm on Tuesday 18 September. TERMS AND CONDITIONS(1) This promotion is for new account holders only. To qualify, you must open a new account at starsports.bet anytime from 9am on Tuesday 18 September to 8pm (GMT) on Tuesday 18 September.(2) In addition you must place at least one bet online with starsports.bet before 8pm (GMT) on Tuesday 18 September. The bet must be for a stake of £10 (or more), on a selection at evens or above, on any market as displayed on the starsports.bet web site.(3) The bonus promotional offer if SALAH SCORES FIRST.(4) If, for any reason, the event(s) do not take place or are declared void for betting purposes this offer will also be voided.(5) The bonus, if successful, will be paid as CASH within 48 hours, direct to your online account.(6) Usual Star Sports Betting Rules and Terms and Conditions apply, these can be viewed at starsports.bet.(7) This promotion can only be used once per person and per account. Only one bonus can be awarded per person, household, shared computer or shared IP address.(8) Star Sports reserve the right to withdraw or refuse this promotion at any point.(9) If you have any further questions about this promotion you can contact our customer service team [email protected]last_img read more