10 Feb

Bayern stretch Bundesliga lead

first_imgBERLIN (AP):Bayern Munich ground out a 3-1 win at Stuttgart and provisionally opened an eight-point lead to move closer to an unprecedented fourth straight Bundesliga title yesterday.”We need another three wins and a draw to achieve something very special, something no team in Germany ever achieved,” Bayern coach Pep Guardiola said.An own goal from Georg Niedermeier got the defending champions under way in the 31st minute and David Alaba made it 2-0 in the 52nd.Daniel Didavi pulled one back in unorthodox fashion in the 63rd, scooping the ball while on the ground over the helpless Manuel Neuer. Didavi did not have time to get up from his previous attempt.Bayern substitute Douglas Costa sealed it in the 89th with a shot inside the left post.Borussia Dortmund can restore the five-point gap today with a win at Schalke in the Ruhr derby. Five rounds remain after the weekend’s games.”I always watch Bundesliga on Sundays,” Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge said. “But I rely on Bayern Munich and not Borussia Dortmund.”last_img read more

20 Dec

Warriors’ Steve Kerr has encouraging news about DeMarcus Cousins’ injury

first_img“He’s doing well,” Kerr … Klay Thompson subscribes. You can too for just 11 cents a day for 11 months + receive a free Warriors Championship book. Sign me up!MINNEAPOLIS — No need for Warriors fans to worry about too much about DeMarcus Cousins.Yes, Cousins will miss his second consecutive game when the Warriors (47-22) visit the Minnesota Timberwolves (32-38) on Tuesday because of a sore right ankle. But Warriors coach Steve Kerr offered some good news about Cousins’ progress.last_img read more

29 Nov

Greek match postponed after coach injured by toilet roll

first_imgPAOK are the league leaders and have a nine-point advantage over third-place Olympiakos, which have won the last seven straight league titles.Aretopoulos was finishing his report with the match most likely to be officially suspended leading to a possible heavy punishment for PAOK, which may include a loss of points as well as a fine.                 /kga Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa AFP official booed out of forum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gilas five repeats over Japan Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 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 Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City LATEST STORIES View comments The incident prompted the Olympiakos team to leave the pitch in protest before riots erupted outside the ground.“I took my team and left. Goodbye,” angry Olympiakos vice-president and general director Savvas Theodoridis told referee Alexandros Aretopoulos.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutHowever, PAOK communications director Kyriakos Kyriakos said: “It was obvious that Olympiakos came here with that goal (to suspend the match). They have been provoking for 30 years now. They came to scream and to provoke.”Angry PAOK fans leaving the stadium then clashed with police who used tear gas to quell the violence. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s weddingcenter_img Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC PAOK’s supporters throw toilet rolls and other projectiles prior to the Greek Super League match between Olympiakos and PAOK on February 25, 2018 at the Toumba Stadium in Thessaloniki. The Greek Super League match Olympiakos versus PAOK  was postponed after Olympiakos’ Spanish coach Oscar Garcia was hit in the face by a roll of toilet paper. (AFP PHOTO / SAKIS MITROLIDIS)The Greek Super League derby between PAOK Thessaloniki and Olympiakos was called off on Sunday after Olympiakos coach Oscar Garcia was struck in the face by a toilet roll thrown by a spectator minutes before kick-off.Garcia left Toumba Stadium and brought to a local hospital to seek treatment for a bloodied lip. Police are guarding Garcia’s room and the hospital has not issued a statement on his condition.ADVERTISEMENT LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH MOST READ Read Next Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatuslast_img read more

17 Oct

More help arriving for mother who lost 7 children in Halifax house

first_imgHALIFAX — More relatives of Kawthar Barho are set to arrive in Canada Friday, exactly two months after a fast-moving Halifax house fire killed her seven children and left her husband badly burned.Halifax MP Andy Fillmore and the Hants East Assisting Refugees Team (HEART Society) say in a news release issued Thursday that an additional group of family members is arriving, although it didn’t specify who, how many or where they’re coming from.The Barho family arrived in Halifax in September 2017 as Syrian refugees and without any other family members.Shortly after a Feb. 19 fire destroyed the family’s house in Spryfield, authorities were able to help some relatives come to Halifax to support Kawthar Barho, and have worked on bringing more.Ebraheim Barho, who was placed in a medically induced coma, remains in hospital, his wife by his side.The news release says no further information can be shared “relating to the emotional and medical condition of the family.”“Kawthar would like to thank everyone who has reached out to support her and her husband, Ebraheim, over the past two months,” the HEART Society, which sponsored the family’s immigration, says in the release.“The love and generosity of Canadians has been a light in a very dark time. Kawthar continues to spend her time in the hospital by her husband’s side supporting him on his long road to recovery. Kawthar is thankful to all the individuals who have worked to reunite her with her family.”Muslim community leaders have said Ebraheim Barho has undergone multiple surgeries.More than 2,000 people attended a public funeral service at a waterfront hall, with many in tears as the children’s names were read: teenager Ahmad; Rola, 12; Mohamad, 9; Ola, 8; Hala, 3; Rana, 2; and Abdullah, who was born in Canada on Nov. 9.A GoFundMe campaign has raised about $725,000 for the family.The Canadian Presslast_img read more