PH’s SEA Games campaign gets going Tuesday

first_imgMuch of the 490-strong Philippine contingent have yet to arrive but already, Philippines secretariat, led by chief of mission Cynthia Carrion, has already been set-up to help them settle in.Malaysia, which is hosting the biennial meet for the fourth time, is gunning for the overall championship with an 111-gold medal target. It’s the same number of mints it won when it ruled the 2001 edition.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’Organizers here have put premium on security as some 8,000 personnel from the country’s police and military are called on to provide safety to a projected 20,000 athletes and officials who will gather here.“There are enough police personnel to monitor the traffic as well as security situation at all the venues,” said Malaysia’s Youth and Sports Minister YB Brig. gen. Khairy Jamaluddin in a press statement. 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Representatives of each sport for the SEA Games come up on stage. Photo by Bong Lozada/INQUIRERKUALA LUMPUR — The Philippines’ modest goal of scoring 50 gold medals begins Tuesday when its athletes in netball, water polo and football go into action in different venues here.A few sports have already started although the formal opening will be on Saturday at Bukit Jalil National Stadium.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Teen gunned down in Masbate End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Filipino athletes who have arrived were also briefed by the Philippine delegation secretariat that was set up in a function room in plush Sunway Putra Hotel in the downtown.They will be given local sim cards and a WhatsApp account has been set up to facilitate communication among 800 athletes and officials here.The PH water polo team will take on fearsome Thailand at 11 a.m., at National Aquatics Center, serving as the opening salvo for the delegation.The team is hoping to gain as many wins as possible after having undergone training camp in Barcelona. It’s best finish was silver during the 2009 Laos Games.Men’s and women’s football will open their respective bids both at 8:45 p.m., fighting Cambodia and Malaysia, respectively.ADVERTISEMENT Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Seeking more golds, Cojuangco balances archery and family 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano MOST READ Netball will join the fray at 3 p.m., facing Thailand.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings View commentslast_img read more

Ranveer Singh wishes dad Jagjit Singh Bhavnani Happy Father’s Day with adorable post. See pic

first_imgRanveer Singh took to social media to wish his father, Jagjit Singh Bhavnani, a happy Father’s Day.The Gully Boy actor shared an adorable picture from his father’s younger days. He captioned the photo, “Well, now you Know …. #og #hypebeast #happyfathersday #iloveyoupapa.”In the photo, his father is sporting a classy mustache.On the work front, Ranveer is currently in London shooting for Kabir Khan’s 83. The film is based on India’s 1983 Cricket World Cup win and Ranveer’s playing the role of Kapil Dev, who captained the team at the time. Recently, it was announced that Ranveer’s wife actress Deepika would play Kapil Dev’s wife, Romi Bhatia in the film.Ranveer welcomed Deepika to the team with a sweet message, “Who better to play my wifey, than my wifey?”Who better to play My Wifey than My Wifey?! @deepikapadukone plays Romi Dev in @83thefilm !!!Genius casting courtesy @kabirkhankk #83squad pic.twitter.com/saL8QdmYpERanveer Singh (@RanveerOfficial) June 12, 2019In an interview to Times of India, Deepika expressed her happiness about working on the film, “The personal equation doesn’t spill over into the workspace. I can’t think of anyone else who could do justice to the role of Kapil Dev, but if there was someone else playing him in the film, and not Ranveer, I would still do my part. This isn’t coming from a personal equation, but from my passion and enthusiasm for the film.”advertisementThis would be the first time after her marriage that Deepika will be seen with husband Ranveer on the big screen.Ranveer and Deepika got married last November, after dating for over six years.ALSO READ | Ranveer Singh welcomes Deepika Padukone on 83 sets: Who better to play my wifey than my wifey?ALSO READ | Deepika Padukone on playing Ranveer Singh’s wife in 83: This isn’t coming from a personal equationALSO READ | Deepika Padukone wants to spend time with Kapil Dev’s wife Romi Bhatia to prepare for her role in 83ALSO WATCH | Ranveer Singh makes Delhi dance to Gully Boy at India Today Conclave 2019last_img read more

9year old Treaty 6 girl pens book about Treaties

first_imgcstewart@aptn.ca@aptnchris Chris StewartAPTN NewsThere are many books published about Treaties in this country.But now there’s one that was written from the perspective of a nine-year-old.Bella Morrisseau says the idea started from a speech.“I really like writing,” she said. “Ever since I can get pen to paper, I think I started to write when I was three.“I would write every day.”Watch Bella’s full speech herelast_img