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Majority sets POC meeting

Members of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) executive board are set to sit down in a crucial meeting on Monday to iron out the kinks in their constitution and by-laws. POC director Clint Aranas said they have already tasked POC secretary general Edwin Gastanes to notify other board members about the meeting that aims to […] The post Majority sets POC meeting appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Bianca sizzles, fires 69

Bianca Pagdanganan salvaged a two-under par 69 despite missing six greens to stand five shots behind the leaders at the start of the LPGA Marathon Classic Thursday at the Highlands Meadows Golf Club in Sylvannia, Ohio. Clariss Guce and Dottie Ardina, on the other hand, opened with a 71 and 72, respectively as in-form Danielle […] The post Bianca sizzles, fires 69 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Day, Todd share PGA lead

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) — Australia’s Jason Day shot a bogey-free five-under-par 65 to take a share of the lead Thursday in the opening round of the PGA Championship, the first major of the pandemic-interrupted season. The 2015 PGA champion Day rolled in five birdies for a one-shot cushion with co-lead er Brendon Todd atop a […] The post Day, Todd share PGA lead appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Tiger fires solid 68

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) — Tiger Woods took a page out of the Champions Tour playbook on Thursday to shoot a solid two-under 68 in the first round of the PGA Championship. The 44-year-old Woods, who has battled back problems for several years, switched to a longer putter for the first major championship of the season […] The post Tiger fires solid 68 appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Simmons sidelined

ORLANDO (AFP) — Philadelphia 76ers star Ben Simmons faces an indefinite injury layoff after suffering an injury to his left knee, the team said Thursday. Australian ace Simmons limped out of the third quarter during the Sixers’ defeat of the Washington Wizards and did not return. An MRI scan revealed Simmons had suffered a subluxation […] The post Simmons sidelined appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Koepka stays in the hunt

SAN FRANCISCO (AFP) — Brooks Koepka looks ready to make another run at history after shooting a four-under-par 66 in the opening round of the PGA Championship on Thursday. The 30-year-old American is trying to become just the second ever and first in almost 100 years to win three straight PGA Championships. The four-time major […] The post Koepka stays in the hunt appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Milwaukee milestone

MIAMI (AFP) — Giannis Antetokounmpo says the biggest challenge in the championship quest for the Milwaukee Bucks, who clinched a top seed in the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs on Thursday, isn’t a rival, but the Bucks themselves. The 25-year-old Greek forward scored 33 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for Milwaukee as the Bucks rallied […] The post Milwaukee milestone appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Higgins falls

LONDON, United Kingdom (AFP) — John Higgins made only the 11th maximum break in World Snooker Championship history, but saw his hopes of a fifth title shattered by a shock 13-11 second-round defeat to qualifier Kurt Maflin. Higgins, the runner-up for the past three years, was 7-4 down before the first 147 of his glittering […] The post Higgins falls appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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No vaccine, no boxing

Buboy Fernandez feels it is insensitive to talk about a Manny Pacquiao comeback until the world discovers a vaccine for the coronavirus. As the country reels from the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, the renowned tactician told the Daily Tribune on Friday that he won’t feel at ease heading back to training camp unless the […] The post No vaccine, no boxing appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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North Macedonia founds new parliament

SKOPJE, North Macedonia (Xinhua) — The first constitutive session of the new Parliament of North Macedonia was held here on Tuesday following the 15 July early parliamentary elections. The session took place in line with safety health protocols against the spread of COVID-19. Speaking at the session, former Parliament Speaker Talat Xhaferi, who will chair […] The post North Macedonia founds new parliament appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Anne Curtis, nagpaabot ng pagmamahal sa frontliners

Kamakailan lang ay nagpost sa social media ang TV host at actress Anne Curtis na nagbibigay-pugay sa mga frontliners dahil sa kanilang sakripisyo sa paglaban sa coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa bansa. Nagpasalamat ang aktres sa mga frontliners sa kanilang pagharap sa nakamamatay na sakit at ang hindi nila pagsuko sa mga pasyenteng tinamaan ng COVID-19. […] The post Anne Curtis, nagpaabot ng pagmamahal sa frontliners appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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China alarmed by UN leaks

UNITED NATIONS (China Daily) — China on Tuesday expressed indignation and concern over the leak of a confidential UN draft report on the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK). “China notes that the 2020 Midterm Report drafted by the Panel of Experts of the Security Council 1718 Committee has been leaked to the media and […] The post China alarmed by UN leaks appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Ebidensya ba? Ibibigay namin — Sotto

Hindi na nagpatumpik-tumpik pa si Senate President Vicente Sotto III at sinabing ibibigay nila sa Malacanang ang hinihinging ebidensya kaugnay sa mga nangyayari umanong katiwalian sa Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). “Nanghihingi ng ebidensiya eh. Hanapin natin ang ebidensya,” sabi ni Sotto. Subalit sinabi rin ng Senate President na binibigyan niya pa rin ng benefit […] The post Ebidensya ba? Ibibigay namin — Sotto appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Ilang PBA coaches, nanlamig sa workout restart

Sa kabila ng mga paraan upang makabalik sa ensayo ang mga koponan ng PBA, ilang head coaches naman ang nagpahayag ng kanilang alinlangan na simulang muli ang kanilang training dahil na rin sa kumakalat na coronavirus disease (COVID-19) sa bansa. Si Leo Austria ng San Miguel, Louie Alas ng Phoenix Super LPG at si Nash […] The post Ilang PBA coaches, nanlamig sa workout restart appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Fast facts: Ammonium nitrate

WASHINGTON, D.C., United States (AFP) — Ammonium nitrate, which Lebanese authorities have said was the cause of the Beirut blast, is an odorless crystalline substance commonly used as a fertilizer that has been the cause of numerous industrial explosions over the decades. These include notably at a Texas fertilizer plant in 2013 that killed 15 […] The post Fast facts: Ammonium nitrate appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Facebook deletes Trump’s COVID ‘misinformation’

Facebook said Wednesday it had removed a post from the page of US President Donald Trump over what it called “harmful COVID misinformation.” The post was a video clip from a Fox News interview in which Trump contended that children are “almost immune” from the deadly virus. “This video includes false claims that a group […] The post Facebook deletes Trump’s COVID ‘misinformation’ appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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NBA teams  commit $300M to black empowerment

NBA team owners will contribute $300 million over the next decade to establish a charitable foundation dedicated to economic empowerment in the black community, the league announced Wednesday. The NBA Foundation, launched in partnership with the National Basketball Players Association (NBPA), will see all 30 club owners contribute a collective $30 million annually for 10 years […] The post NBA teams  commit $300M to black empowerment appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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NBA still COVID-free

The NBA reported zero positive COVID-19 cases in the latest round of testing carried out at the league’s “bubble” in Orlando, a statement said Wednesday. For the third straight week, the league said all tests conducted at the tightly controlled NBA campus at Disney World had come back negative. The NBA tested 343 players since […] The post NBA still COVID-free appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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Interpol warns of ‘alarming’ cybercrime rate 

LYON, France — Global police body Interpol warned Monday of an “alarming” rate of cybercrime during the coronavirus pandemic, with criminals taking advantage of people working from home to target major institutions. An assessment by the Lyon-based organization found a “significant target shift” by criminals from individuals and small businesses to major corporations, governments and critical […] The post Interpol warns of ‘alarming’ cybercrime rate  appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Source: Tribune TribuneCategory: NewsAug 4th, 2020Related News

WHO urges Russia to follow guidelines on virus vaccine

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged Russia to follow the established guidelines for producing safe and effective vaccines after Moscow announced plans to start swiftly producing COVID-19 jabs. Russia said Monday it aims to launch mass production of a coronavirus vaccine in September and turn out “several million” doses per month by next year. […] The post WHO urges Russia to follow guidelines on virus vaccine appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

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