first_imgTOTTENHAM VS NORWICH CITYTOTTENHAM (4-2-3-1)LLORIS, WALKER, ALDERWIRELED, VERTONGHEN, DAVIES, DIER, DEMBELE, LAMELA, ALLI, ERIKSEN, KANENORWICH (4-2-3-1)JEROME, BRADY, HOOLAHAN, REDMOND, TETTEY, O’NEIL, OLSSON, BASSONG, BENNETT, MARTIN, RUDDTottenham are thriving after winning 2-0 at Southampton last Saturday. The three points elevated Spurs to fourth place, nine points behind Barclays Premier League leaders Leicester City.They owe their good run to a sequence of just two defeats in 17 games; only Leicester have suffered fewer losses (just one, against Arsenal).Away from home, Tottenham are unbeaten since the opening day of the season, but they lost their last home game, against Newcastle, and will be determined to keep the pressure on the leaders, with two away games to follow this, at Watford and Everton.Norwich got a much-needed boost last weekend with a memorable 2-1 win at Manchester United, where the Canaries became the first newly promoted side to win at Old Trafford since Bolton in October 2001.It was only Norwich’s second win away this season and fourth of the season, and it allowed the Canaries to move out of the relegation zone.Tottenham have not lost a Boxing Day game since 2003, at Portsmouth. Since then they have played 11 games, winning eight and drawing three.Last season they won 2-1 at Leicester where Harry Kane scored the opener in the first minute.At Southampton, Kane scored his 11th goal of the season in what was his 100th game for Spurs.Norwich have a reasonable record at White Hart Lane, winning two and drawing two of seven visits in the Premier League.Tottenham miss Clinton N’Jie and test Ryan Mason and Danny Rose. Norwich, meanwhile, are wait on Andre Wisdom and Matt Jarvis.last_img read more

Four Japan athletes booted from Asian Games in prostitution scandal

first_imgCarpio 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 Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Asian Games: Agatha Wong gives Philippines its 3rd bronze medal Peza offers relief to ecozone firms “I would like to humbly apologize to the Japanese public, the JOC and everyone who supports basketball for this deplorable incident,” Japan basketball chief Yuko Mitsuya said in a statement.“We will decide on the appropriate punishment for the four players once we have heard all the facts. We need to work harder to make sure this kind of scandal does not happen again.”Japanese swimmer Naoya Tomita was expelled from the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea, four years ago after being caught on video stealing a journalist’s camera.   /vvpADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Four Japanese basketball players have been sent home from the Asian Games in disgrace for allegedly paying prostitutes for sex, the Japanese Olympic Committee (JOC) said Monday.The players were spotted in a notorious red light district of Jakarta in their national jerseys last week, JOC officials told a press conference, saying the quartet had been ordered to leave immediately.ADVERTISEMENT Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ News that Yuya Nagayoshi, Takuya Hashimoto, Takuma Sato, Keita Imamura had been booted out will come as a major embarrassment for Japan, who were forced to send a swimmer home from the last Asian Games in 2014 for stealing a journalist’s camera.“I just feel a sense of shame,” Japan’s chef de mission Yasuhiro Yamashita told reporters.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’“We deeply apologize and intend to give the athletes thorough guidance from now on.”The basketball players had dinner after leaving the Games village and are believed to have been solicited by touts on the street to go to a hotel with women, Yamashita added. LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

49er women’s golf ranked nationally

first_img Information for this report provided by the Long Beach State Sports Information office. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! The 49er women’s golf team is ranked No. 28 in the country in the latest edition of Golfweek Magazine. LBSU is one of 12 teams from the West that are ranked in the top 30. Duke sits in the top spot, followed by Pepperdine, Purdue, Georgia and Arkansas. The 49ers are the highest-rated Big West Conference team, and UC Irvine is No. 58. The 49ers will next play in the Edean Ihlanfeldt on Oct. 10-12 at the Sahalee Country Club in Sammamish, Wash. Tennis begins The two-time defending Big West Conference champion 49er women’s tennis team will being its season this weekend when it competes at the CS Fullerton Fall Intercollegiates. Coach Jenny Hilt-Costello returns six letterwinners from last year’s squad, including sophomore Stephanie Bengson, the 2005 Big West Freshman of the Year. Soccer update center_img AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREThe top 10 theme park moments of 2019 The 49er women remained in the West Regional rankings despite a 1-2 week, falling from No. 13 to No. 15 in’s poll. The Big West features five regionally-ranked teams led by national No. 20-ranked Cal Poly which visits LBSU on Friday. Bartlett inducted Former 49er men’s gymnastics coach Ken Bartlett was inducted into the University of Minnesota Club Hall of Fame. Bartlett had an outstanding senior campaign at Minnesota in 1953, winning the all-around and parallel bar titles at the Big Ten Championships, and placing second in the flying rings and horizontal bar. Winners announced The Department of Athletics at Long Beach State announced the four award winners for the Hall of Fame Inspirational Awards which will be presented at the Annual Hall of Fame Banquet on Oct. 20. Winning the Lynn Hoyem Leadership Award is women’s basketball athlete Jayme Connors. Winning the Todd Hart Courage Award are women’s volleyball athlete Erika Chidester and baseball athlete Sean Boatright, and winning the Bill Bovee Determination Award is men’s volleyball athlete Tyler Hildebrand. last_img read more