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Robin Uthappa reveals who the next MS Dhoni is

first_imgImage Courtesy: Reuters/BCCIAdvertisement 5zsvgmcNBA Finals | Brooklyn VsvdxhWingsuit rodeo📽Sindre E509( IG: @_aubreyfisher @imraino ) xfkWould you ever consider trying this?😱o8od84dCan your students do this? 🌚14dl3hRoller skating! Powered by Firework The Indian cricket team has seen some of the most iconic and unique cricketers who graced the Sky Blue jersey, and from young to old, fans of all ages agree to the fact that Mahendra Singh Dhoni has been one of the greatest cricketers from the country. Now in the twilight of his career and an uncertain future with the Indian team, the veteran wicket keeper batsman’s place in the squad won’t be easy to fill in, or would it? Veteran batsman Robin Uthappa names the next Dhoni of the team: the young and energetic Riyan Parag!Advertisement Image Courtesy: Reuters/BCCIThe son of former domestic cricketer Parag Das, who played for the Assam cricket team, Riyan Parag had the chance of meeting Dhoni when he was only a kid. Now, an 18 year old batsman for Assam and Rajasthan Royals in the Indian Premier League, the teenager has been hailed by Robin Uthappa to walk in the shoes of India’s former captain.Uthappa recently joined in an online session with Cricfit, where the 34 year old batsman put forward Parag’s name as a future star for India.Advertisement Riyan Parag playing for Rajasthan Royals. (Image Courtesy: PTI)“Currently, the young player which excites me out of my socks in Riyan Parag. I am extremely excited and he is the one to watch out for,”the 34 year old said.Bought by RR for IPL 2020, Uthappa sparks hope for his young teammate, who has played 7 matches for the franchise, scoring 160 runs. He also became the youngest cricketer to score a half century in IPL 2019, at an age of age of 17 years and 175 days, beaking the joint record of Sanju Samson and Prithvi Shaw.Advertisement Uthappa continued, “I think he is someone who is looked after well and dealt well and nurtured well and will represent India for a very long time.”“He could be India’s answer to the next MS Dhoni,” the veteran batsman added.Hailing from Guwahati, Parag has made 13 first class appearances, and was a member of the Indian Team at the 2018 Under-19 Cricket World Cup.If you like reading about MMA, make sure you check out Also follow India’s biggest arm wrestling tournament at ProPanja.comAlso read-Sakshi posts then deletes tweet clarifying MS Dhoni retirementSports India Exclusive with Anthony Amalraj: Use hypnotherapy to train my mind to react in pressure situations! Advertisementlast_img read more

Eriksen slams Spurs and claims he was a ‘black sheep who got the blame’

first_imgCHRISTIAN ERIKSEN claims he was “the black sheep” that was labelled a “bad guy” at Tottenham after telling them he wanted to leave.The 27-year-old Danish attacker ended his six-and-a-half-year spell in North London last month as he headed to Inter Milan for £17million.1 Christian Eriksen says he was made to be the ‘black sheep’ at SpursCredit: Getty Images – GettyAfter losing to Liverpool  in last season’s Champions League final, the playmaker handed in a transfer request as he entered the final year of his contract.That led to some fans turning on him, and despite Jose Mourinho’s efforts to convince him to stay, the ex-Ajax ace finally secured his exit a fortnight ago.Now in an interview with BBC Sport, he has explained how his desire to leave made him feel like an outcast despite “being honest” with Spurs.Eriksen said: “If you have a short contract, you will be the black sheep.“I was very honest. I felt I had to be honest. I didn’t want to hide like a lot of players do.“Everyone is different. I was honest. I wanted to say it out loud.”MAKE YOUR DEBUT Bet £5 get £20 in free bets for new customers at LadbrokesHe continued: “I did get the blame for a lot of stuff, for being the bad guy.“I read I was the bad person in the changing room, that ever since I said I wanted to leave, it was no good me being there.“To be honest, over the last few years, if anything came up, any player would think about leaving but I was the guy who said it publicly.”Mourinho’s arrival in the Tottenham dug-out led to more public comments from the new manager over Eriksen’s future, placing him further under the microscope.SPURS NEWS LIVE: Follow all the latest news on TottenhamLATEST TOTTENHAM NEWSHARRY ALL FOUR ITKane admits Spurs must win EIGHT games to rise into Champions League spotGossipALL GONE PETE TONGVertonghen wanted by host of Italian clubs as long Spurs spell nears endBELOW PARRSpurs suffer blow with Parrott to miss Prem restart after appendix operationPicturedSHIRT STORMNew Spurs 2020/21 home top leaked but angry fans slam silver design as ‘awful”STEP BY STEP’Jose fears for players’ welfare during restart as stars begin ‘pre-season’KAN’T HAVE THATVictor Osimhen keen on Spurs move but only if they sell Kane this summerBut the star, who also admitted to holding talks with Manchester United over a transfer, insists that did not change anything.He added: “No. When the window is not open, there can only be talk. There cannot be anything concrete.“I think Mourinho did well. He could have said ‘he wants to leave, so he is not going to play any more’. He didn’t do that.“After I told him where my feelings were and what I would like to do, he told me just to be happy and if I was needed I would play.“I was needed in a few games where I did make a difference. It was more as an extra rather than in the starting XI of course.”last_img read more

The Wuhan Zall will witness the Classic at the Bernabéu

first_imgThe Chinese Wuhan Zall will witness live the Classic between Real Madrid and Barcelona this Sunday at the Santiago Bernabéu. The team, coming from the city of origin of the coronavirus, is in preseason in Sotogrande (Cádiz) since the end of last January, a stay that has had to lengthen before the paralysis of the Chinese Super League due to the health crisis and the Quarantine in which Wuhan lives, still in force. LaLiga and Real Madrid have taken advantage of the presence of the Chinese team in Spain to show their support for the Chinese people through this initiative. The Wuhan Zall, who trains the Spanish José González (ex-Cádiz), will arrive in Madrid from Malaga On the morning of this Saturday and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. you will visit the headquarters of LaLiga. The presence of the Chinese team in Madrid this weekend was preceded by the steps taken between Sergi Torrents, director of the LaLiga office in China, and Wu Youwen, CEO of Real Madrid in Asia. At night, the Wuhan Zall expedition will go to the Classic, although that will not be his only contact with the white stadium. On Monday they will be received at the Bernabéu by Emilio Butragueño, director of Institutional Relations of Real Madrid, who He will guide you during the Madrid stadium tour.last_img read more

Muguruza reaches another Wimbledon final

first_imgPetron claims PSL All-Filipino title, sweeps F2 Muguruza won the first five games of the first set, facing only one break point and saving it. She then broke Rybarikova twice to open the second set and take a 4-0 lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’ Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission Spain’s Garbine Muguruza returns to Slovakia’s Magdalena Rybarikova during their Women’s Singles semifinal match on day nine at the Wimbledon Tennis Championships in London Thursday, July 13, 2017. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)LONDON – Garbine Muguruza advanced to the Wimbledon final by beating Magdalena Rybarikova 6-1, 6-1 on Centre Court.Muguruza reached the Wimbledon final in 2015, but lost to Serena Williams. She will get another chance at the title on Saturday against either Venus Williams or Johanna Konta.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade MOST READ IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respitelast_img read more

MPBL: Navotas nips Caloocan

first_imgIn fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. JR Cawaling had a team-high 13 points on 5-of-16 shooting for the Supremos.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Hernandez nailed a 3-pointer to put Navotas in front for good, 55-53, with 2:39 left before Dennison kept Caloocan at bay with back-to-back baskets.The Clutch rose to 2-0 while the Supremos dropped to 1-1.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownIt was an offensive struggle for both teams with Navotas shooting only 33 percent from the field and Caloocan hitting only 28 percent.Hernandez led all scorers with 15 points on 4-of-15 shooting while Dennison added 12. LATEST STORIES Christopher Tolkien, son of Lord of the Rings author, dies aged 95 Bicol riders extend help to Taal evacuees Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Harvey Weinstein rape trialcenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Cloudy skies over Luzon due to amihan 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 Jeron Teng back at Alaska practice to support team as recovery continues Taal victims get help from Kalayaan town Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Navotas Clutch. Photo from Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball LeagueNavotas proved to be the steadier team down the stretch as it hacked out a 59-55 win over Caloocan in the 2018 Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup Wednesday at Bataan People’s Center in Bataan.Ron Dennison and Levi Hernandez flourished late as they accounted for the Clutch’s last seven points inside the final three minutes.ADVERTISEMENT View commentslast_img read more

PSL: F2 Logistics blanks Generika-Ayala for 2-0 card

first_img‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team Fresh from its stint in Thailand, F2 Logistics humbled Generika-Ayala, 25-20, 25-16, 25-20, to take the top spot in Pool A of the Philippine Superliga Invitational Conference Thursday at Filoil Flying V Centre.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil The Cargo Movers, who reached the semifinals of the Sealect Tuna Invitational Championship, improved to a 2-0 card and are half-a-game above the 2-1 Life Savers in Pool A.“Our trip to Thailand was a huge boost to the confidence of the players,” said F2 head coach Ramil De Jesus.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“Even if we did not win our semifinals game there, the great level of competition and the system of the Thai teams are what I want my players to adapt.”Ara Galang, who only played in the first and third sets, let the Cargo Movers with nine points while Cha Cruz-Behag and Mary Joy Baron had seven points apiece. Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water recedingcenter_img View comments In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Joshua lines up Wembley for fights in September and April LATEST STORIES Patty Orendain had nine points for the Life Savers.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio nameslast_img read more

Stabroek Market vendors “going back to old ways”

first_img… action will be taken to rectify this – KingEven though a ban was placed on vendors to stop plying their trade in the vicinity of the Stabroek Market Square, persons have not been complying with this rule, especially at nights.Thisis according to Mayor of Georgetown, Patricia Chase Green, who was supported by Town Clerk Royston King on Monday at a statutory meeting held at City Hall.Town Clerk Royston KingKing asserted that strategic action will be taken against persons who have been continuously disobeying the order by the Mayor and City Council (M&CC).“We have observed that there is a creeping return of vendors, particularly in the nights, just at the Stabroek Market square, we are on to it and we are working out strategies to deal with that particular situation,” King said at the meeting.In April, the Mayor and City Council opted to have the entire Stabroek Square cleared of vendors, leading to their (vendors) relocation. Though, this decision displeased many, the M&CC upheld their pronouncement.The vendors were relocated to the vicinity now known as “The Parliament View Mall”, where tents and other water and washroom facilities were provided. This move, according to the Town Clerk, is temporary – for a period of three months – giving the Council time to set up a permanent location to facilitate the vendors.While the time allocated for occupation to the M&CC by the owner of the land, was only three months starting from April and concluding in the July, King mentioned in a previous meeting sometime last month, that there is an expectation of an extension of an additional three months to be given.However, after this announcement was made by King, Haresh Narine Sugrim, the owner of the plot of land, took to the media to make it clear that he has no intentions of granting the M&CC any extension to use the land after the initial three-month peroid expires.King has made no comment on the rebuttal made by Sugrim.last_img read more

GGDMA calls for CoI into Brazilian miner’s death

first_imgThe Guyana Gold and Diamond Miners Association (GGDMA) has called for a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) to be launched into the death of a Brazilian miner who was shot and killed on Saturday by two Police Officers in Puruni, Region Seven (Cuyuni-Mazaruni).The Association made calls via a strongly worded statement to the media on Wednesday which highly condemned the action, and more so the officers, who committed that act.“No one in the Government is doing anything to help miners, they are just applying pressure. We are demanding our respect… there seems to be no one in charge of the mining sector and the Government is yet to articulate its policy on continuedBrazilian miner Estevão Marquês Costa who was shot and killedmining in Guyana,” the GGDMA stated in the release.The organisation bashed the Finance Ministry for not addressing issues within the sector.“When the Minister of Finance takes to the media to bemoan and lament the dismal performance of the Guyanese economy, he must address the outstanding issues under his portfolio that are negatively impacting the industry and then look squarely in the face of his colleagues who, for the last four years, have mismanaged and neglected the industry which carried Guyana on its back,” the GGDMA added in its release.In addition, the body said it has taken note of the increasing levels of bullyism which is seemingly going unnoticed by the Government, which is clearly responsible for the downturn in the mining sector.“There is an increasing level of bullyism taking place and public officers are clearly operating outside the law without consequence… death, corruption and frustration are now the pillars on which the current Government seems to be moulding the industry”.The Association against this backdrop said that “Mining is surely on the down turn and the blame for this lies squarely at the feet of the current Government”.It complained that is has now been more than three years since the coalition Government took office and the President is still refusing to meet with the largest Private Sector employer in the country. “We will not take it anymore.”Meanwhile, an autopsy conducted on the 37-year-old miner’s body on Wednesday suggested that he died as a result of a single gunshot wound to his head. Reports are that the bullet entered the man’s head from the back and exited the front.It was reported that Estevão Marquês Costa was shot and killed by two Police Officers; one has since admitted to the killing.The two Police Officers were taken into custody after they allegedly murdered the Brazilian miner in Puruni, Region Seven and attempted to get rid of the body on Saturday last.It was reported that a Subordinate and a Constable – who are stationed at the Kurupung Police Station – abandoned their post on Friday and reportedly left on an All-Terrain Vehicle (ATV) to patrol the area but for some reason left their jurisdiction via a boat and went to a landing in Puruni.Upon their arrival in the area, the Police Constable reportedly exited the boat and went to a shop a short distance from the landing while his subordinating officer reportedly waited in the boat.Soon after a loud explosion was heard and the other officer who remained in the boat was told by the Constable that the miner discharged a round at him and in retaliation, he returned fire. This was however refuted but the mother of the now dead man who has accused the Police of murdering her son.She told detectives that her son was shot at close range by the Constable. The officers, she claimed, even made attempts to burn her son’s body but the miners stopped same from happening.The two ranks remain in custody as investigations continue.last_img read more

Agreement signed between DRFN and Aeolis Wind

first_imgBy staff The Doig River First Nation and Aeolis Wind Power have signed an agreement relating to the development of the Hackney Hills and Thunder Mountain wind energy projects. The Protocol Agreements will aim to establish a mutually beneficial, co-operative and productive relationship for both proposed projects. Both sites are located in the Treaty 8 territory, with the Hackney Hills project located 45 km from Hudson’s Hope, and Thunder Mountain project located 33 km from Tumbler Ridge. – Advertisement -Both agreements will provide a framework for Doig River and Aeolis Wind to address issues pertaining to protecting the land, as well as education, and economic opportunities.last_img read more

Brazil police end Neymar rape probe over lack of evidence

first_imgA final ruling on the case will be made by a judge.A spokesman for Neymar said he was not able to comment on the police decision. Sao Paulo police are due to hold a news conference on Tuesday.Neymar has vehemently denied allegations he raped a Brazilian woman in a Paris hotel in May.The ugly affair, which has dominated headlines and conversations in the soccer-mad country for weeks, overshadowed Brazil’s preparations for the Copa America.Hosts Brazil went on to win South America’s showcase tournament earlier this month without their biggest player, who was injured in a warm-up friendly before the opening match.The scandal blew up on June 2 when Neymar published a seven-minute video on Instagram, where he had first been in contact with Najila Trindade, revealing that he had been accused of rape.In an attempt to defend himself against the allegations, Neymar’s video was accompanied by WhatsApp messages and images of his encounter with Trindade — without her consent, possibly breaking Brazilian law.– Police questioning –The drama quickly snowballed. Extracts of a televised interview with Trindade, in which she accused Neymar of “aggression together with rape,” aired just one hour before he was about to enter the pitch for the pre-Copa game between Brazil and Qatar.Neymar tore his right ankle ligament in the 20th minute, ruling him out of the tournament.In the following weeks, Neymar was questioned by police over the WhatsApp messages.He also appeared before police in Sao Paulo, where Trindade had filed her complaint at the end of May.As the case dragged on, police filed a defamation suit against Trindade — who was dropped by multiple lawyers — after she insinuated the force was corrupt.“The police are bought, aren’t they? Or am I crazy?” she told television channel SBT last month in response to questions over the police investigation of an alleged theft of a tablet device from her home that contained a short video she claims has conclusive evidence she was assaulted.Despite the seriousness of the allegations, polls have shown that most Brazilians believe Neymar is innocent.Controversy has followed the Paris Saint-Germain player, who flew back to France earlier this month.Neymar, who joined PSG in 2017, has made clear he wants to return to Barcelona.He has yet to feature during PSG’s pre-season tour in Asia and French media reported he will miss Tuesday’s game against Sydney in China.0Shares0000(Visited 2 times, 1 visits today) 0Shares0000Police in Brazil probing rape allegations against football superstar Neymar, pictured April 21, 2019, have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general’s office says © AFP/File / Anne-Christine POUJOULATSAO PAULO, Brazil, Jul 30 – Police in Brazil probing rape allegations against football superstar Neymar have closed the case due to a lack of evidence, the Sao Paulo attorney general’s office said Monday.The police decision will be sent to prosecutors on Tuesday, who will have 15 days to evaluate the case, a spokeswoman for the attorney general’s office told AFP.last_img read more