HK coach lauds Standhardinger’s toughness: ‘He’s a brave guy’

first_imgStandhardinger delivers ‘out of this world’ performance for Hong Kong Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Showcasing the Filipino grit and his no-nonsense approach, Standhardinger has been good as advertised as he leads the defending champions’ bid to repeat.On Friday, Hong Kong rose to 3-0 thanks to Standhardinger’s 40-point explosion in a 112-105 win over Mono Vampire.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSBrian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenseTorres is aware of the anticipation the Filipino fans have for Standhardinger, who was picked first by San Miguel Beer in the 2017 PBA Rookie Draft.But that’s the least of his concerns with Hong Kong focused on the ABL season. Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? 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 It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson “I don’t want to talk about (the hype surrounding Standhardinger). I just want to talk about my guys, this game, and the next games,” he said.“The team is above anyone of us. And though we’re 3-0, all of us, we have to improve everything. All I can say is the guys work hard and I want to say hard work pays off.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny CONTRIBUTED PHOTOBANGKOK — Of all the things Christian Standhardinger brings to the table for Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club, coach Edu Torres lauded the Heritage Import’s toughness through the first three games in the 2018 Asean Basketball League.“The way he faces every game, he’s a brave guy. That’s impressive to me,” the Spanish mentor said.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set MOST READ Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View commentslast_img read more

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Jeron-Kiefer rivalry continues in PBA: ‘It brings back the good old days’

first_imgPBA IMAGESYears removed from their countless battles in the collegiate ranks, Kiefer Ravena and Jeron Teng met once again, this time, in the professional stage when NLEX and Alaska faced off in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup on Sunday.The Road Warriors pulled off the 96-89 victory, but for some, the duel looked like a continuation of the two young stars’ rivalry.ADVERTISEMENT Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases “It brings back the good old days,” said Teng, who finished with 12 points and three rebounds. “Even though we’re no longer in college, one can’t take away the Ateneo in him and the La Salle in me.Ravena, who also got 12 markers that went with six rebounds and 10 assists, said that playing against Teng fuels his competitive fire and pride to always want to come out on top.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“The pride is always there, having that Ateneo-La Salle rivalry for four years, playing against each other, we really know each other well,” he said.But it’s not just the rivalry that they share but also a bond, having been teammates as a member of the Philippine under-16 team in 2009 and Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas in the 2017 Fiba Asia Champions Cup. Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments Ginebra ‘Big 3’ delivers in TNT rout “Tendency-wise, we know each other. I know what he will do and he knows what I can do. We only guarded each other for a while, but I know the rivalry will never go away,” said Ravena, who is just thankful that Teng once again brought the best in him in the face-off.“It will always be a side story of our rivalry and we’re very blessed to be part of that rivalry. There’s a lot of Ateneo and La Salle players who have been in the PBA, and you know, with us the new guys, I think we can renew the spark of Ateneans and La Sallians making a name for themselves in the PBA.”Teng, meanwhile, is looking forward to the next time he plays Ravena again.“We just need to get one over them next time,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

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Forestry safety seminar is coming to Fort St. John

first_imgThe seminar, ‘Anatomy of a Rollover’ is specifically designed for long truck drivers, loader operators and forest supervisors, discussing “the five main causes of rollovers and the steps drivers and loader operators can take to prevent them from occurring.”“Grant really hits home the point that each truck load of logs is different and even small changes in height, weight or speed can affect handling characteristics and probability of a roller,” Transportation and Northern Safety Director of BCFSC, Dustin Meierhofer said.The event is free of charge and will run May 21, from 9 am to noon. You can register by calling 1-877-324-1212 or email training@bcforestsafe.org.- Advertisement -The BCFSC is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to safety in the forest industry. Among other roles, they provide training, information and guidance to ensure the safest practises; everything from planning, timber development, harvesting, transportation and reforestation.last_img read more

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Insider Trading: Arsenal begin talks over defender, plus the latest Hummels news

first_imgtalkSPORT’s transfer guru, Warren Haughton, joins Hawksbee and Jacobs to round up all the very latest rumours and gossip.He shares all the latest news as Liverpool abandon hope of bringing in Divock Origi in January, while he reveals Arsenal’s move for Villarreal defender Gabriel Paulista is in the early stages.Haughton also looks at Mats Hummel’s future with Borussia Dortmund as Manchester United hunt for a new centre-back.Meanwhile he brings Hawksbee and Jacobs the latest reports from the Football League too.Here’s some of the top transfer rumours on talkSPORT.com:Exclusive – No January spending spree for Liverpool, claims RodgersChelsea and Liverpool scouting £26m Serie A starletChelsea in pole position for Serbian starletBoost for Arsenal? Brazilian defender claims talks are ongoing with the GunnersJuventus slap ‘hands-off’ warning on Chelsea and Man United targetEverton star to complete Serie A switch in 24 hoursAll over? Liverpool and Arsenal set to miss out on teen sensationlast_img read more

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