Tenorio flourishing in finals despite playing through injury

first_imgMargot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “Before we get the championship we have to get win number three first. We’re not gonna look for win number four. We just have to come out really, really, really aggressive and strong on the third game. That’s our focus. We haven’t achieved anything yet by winning this game, so we’re taking it one game at a time.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LA Tenorio. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netLA Tenorio will be the first to admit that his shot clock-beating triple in the clutch was nothing but a stroke of luck.“It was a hail mary shot,” Tenorio proudly said.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ LATEST STORIES MOST READ Tenorio drilled the miraculous triple with 1:07 remaining to give Ginebra a commanding 84-76 lead. The shot turned out to be the dagger as the defending champions  took a 2-0 lead in the 2017 PBA Governors’ Cup Finals.What makes Tenorio’s clutch performance in Game 2 more awe-inspiring was the revelation of his head coach Tim Cone that the star playmaker is actually playing with an elbow injury.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“He’s gonna have a surgery on his shooting elbow at the end of the conference. He’s playing through it and still shooting the ball well,” bared Cone.The 33-year-old Tenorio, though, said that it was the Gin Kings’ defense that won the game and not his stellar play in the endgame. Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ 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 “Our defense kept us in the game,” Tenorio said. “We didn’t play that well offensively, but our defense kept us in the game. Like what I’ve said from the start, it’s gonna be defense versus defense. It’s gonna be a grind out win, and then we expected it this game that it’s not gonna be easy compared to Game 1.”“True enough, they came out really aggressive and attacked the basket. They attacked our bigs, they attacked the mismatches, but good thing that down the stretch we came out really focused and aggressive.”Tenorio uncorked 10 of his 14 points in the payoff period, on top of three rebounds as he and teamed up with import Justin Brownlee to lift Ginebra down the stretch.The Gin Kings are halfway into their bid to retain the title and Tenorio wants no letup with Game 3 set on Wednesday.“To be honest, 2-0 is still nothing. We know miracles can still happen in this league, so we really have to come out stronger,” he said. “The series is not yet over. It’s still far, far from over.”ADVERTISEMENT View comments Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Legends Jaworski, Arnaiz grace Game 2 of PBA Finalslast_img read more

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Alert: Granger administration is talking-up rule of law & civil rights

first_imgDear Editor,An administration truly and firmly rooted in these principles would scarcely have need to make repeated assertions of their commitment to these tenets; it should be self-evident.So when these avowals are once again adorned centre stage in a national address, one has to ask what’s afoot.Each incremental undemocratic and dictatorial reset of the country towards autocratic rule has been accompanied by loud utterances of respect for the rule of law and civil rights – as again occurred on Friday when the President used the national podium to prime the country.A similar device was also deployed in the preparation to contravene the Carter Formula and unilaterally appoint retired Justice James Patterson as GECOM Chairman in October 2017. At that time, the country was prepped and the unilateral action sanitised with the “Fit and Proper” dressing down – none of the 18 prominent Guyanese nominees on the three lists were fit and proper, according to Granger.Patterson’s installation compromised the independent nature of the National Secretariat and the institution’s mandate which was enshrined in the Constitution in order to guarantee Guyanese free and fair elections.The intention and consequence of Granger’s unilateral imposition are now glaringly clear. GECOM has been effectively stymied from discharging its duties on behalf of all Guyanese. Instead of implementing a plan for elections in the timeframe required by law, the GECOM administration has been complicit in the administration’s delaying tactics. It has acted as a tool of the administration even while Granger seeks refuge in the subterfuge that the GECOM administration is acting independently in an arm’s length relationship.The Granger administration have brought Guyana to a dangerous crossroad. They have wasted three months with duplicitous delaying tactics and absurd court challenges (the logic of which, if applied equally to GECOM resolutions, would require 5 of the 7 votes to carry). Now, at the last moment, they are in a scramble.The country crosses the official threshold of being a pariah among nations with an illegal government If Granger does not act by this coming Thursday. International pressure is mounting. Countries which continue to deal with Guyana on an ‘as usual’ basis risk damage to their own reputation.Granger’s law and order mantra is not only wearing thin, it has become a precursor for the staging of autocratic actions. Be alert.Sincerely,Ron Cheonglast_img read more

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RDC moves motions to stop Bosai dust pollution

first_img… monitoring bauxite shipmentsBY UTAMU BELLEOperations at Bosai Minerals Group Guyana Incorporated (BMGGI) were placed under the microscope on Thursday, as Region 10 (Upper Demerara-Berbice) Councillors made calls for proper systems of monitoring to be put in place by the Natural Resources Ministry to determine if anything apart from bauxite is being shipped out of Linden. The call was made after suspicions surfaced that apart from bauxite, other resources might also be leaving the shores of Guyana under the disguise of bauxite.A section of those gathered at the statutory meeting on ThursdayCouncillors are also demanding that better systems be put in place regarding the company’s kilns to stop dust pollution in the community. During discussions at the monthly statutory meeting of the Regional Democratic Council (RDC), Regional Chairman Renis Morian, proposed that a motion be moved to have the Natural Resources Ministry put a system of monitoring in place to determine exactly what is being shipped out of Linden by BMGGI, in addition to another motion which deals with the dust situation.Councillor Charles Sampson, who put forward the motions, argued that despite a recent report that the community is no longer suffering from dust pollution, the issue still remains.“Bosai installed dust collectors on kilns 13 and 14… he dust collectors are not interlinked. If one of the dust collectors shuts down during production, it will send dust into the atmosphere. Bosai got dust collectors on the calcine, but what about the dryer? The dryers throw the most dust into the atmosphere… some days when you crossing the bridge, by time you get to the other side your whole face white… dust is real in this community, and Bosai got to do much better. They got to put a dust collector on number 10 kiln, the dryer,” the Councillor outlined.He continued that micro sized dust can still be seen in the air, especially at nights when passing the bauxite company and it is uncertain as to how efficient the dust collectors are. He said the onus is on the Natural Resources Ministry, the Public Health Ministry and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to enforce that dust in the atmosphere poses serious threats to the lives of people in the community, noting that other areas such as West Watooka and Canvas City are adversely affected.Meanwhile, the Regional Chairman called for a recommendation to be sent to the Guyana Geology and Mines Commission to have monitoring officials present to verify whether anything else besides bauxite is being exported. In his monthly report, Regional Vice Chairman Elroy Adolph, related that there was a recent visit by a team from the Natural Resources Ministry to Linden where meetings were hosted with BMGGI.Also speaking on the issue, Sampson noted that at the meeting, a question was asked about whether or not the quality of bauxite leaving the shores is known based on analysis.“Whatever Bosai ships out, based on the quality, that determines how much would have to be paid to GRA… We do not know what quality of bauxite goes out of this country on a consistent basis by either RUSAL or Bosai… we are being fooled and the only way we would know is if we set up a laboratory and get the samples that Bosai analyse so that we can cross check… we might say that fresh water ain’t got value but you know how much for a bottle of water… this is what we does process to drink,” he said.In putting forward the motion, Sampson called for all shipments and activities related to bauxite to be monitored to determine the quality and quantity, as well as for analysis to be carried out. As such, he called on Government to set up a laboratory.Additionally, Councillor Gordon Callender said the Council needs to take stock of what is happening in the bauxite industry by taking steps to monitor operations. The motion was seconded by Councillor Antonio Hackett with an amendment for the Maritime Administration Agency to be involved.last_img read more

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