3 ways to survive and get richer as the FTSE 100 crashes

first_img See all posts by Anna Sokolidou Anna Sokolidou | Monday, 4th May, 2020 Renowned stock-picker Mark Rogers and his analyst team at The Motley Fool UK have named 6 shares that they believe UK investors should consider buying NOW.So if you’re looking for more stock ideas to try and best position your portfolio today, then it might be a good day for you. Because we’re offering a full 33% off your first year of membership to our flagship share-tipping service, backed by our ‘no quibbles’ 30-day subscription fee refund guarantee. For the stock market, April was one of the best months on record since 2009. But don’t get over-optimistic. The last day of the month saw a dramatic rise in volatility and a FTSE 100 dip due to US-China tensions. So how do you continue to build your portfolio and hopefully rich? By following some simple steps.The best ways of getting rich, I feel, include buying undervalued companies with a great competitive advantage and buying them for the long term. I’d also like to add some additional tips for this bear market.  5G is here – and shares of this ‘sleeping giant’ could be a great way for you to potentially profit!According to one leading industry firm, the 5G boom could create a global industry worth US$12.3 TRILLION out of thin air…And if you click here we’ll show you something that could be key to unlocking 5G’s full potential…Choose the ‘right’ shares as the FTSE 100 crashesI think choosing shares with wealth-enhancing potential includes buying companies that trade at low multiples — that is, low price-to-earnings and price-to-book ratios. Nowadays, for example, airlines are historically cheap. But even though it’s possible that the government could bail out the largest industry players, it might take them plenty of time to return to profitability.This seems to be the case with easyJet. Despite being one of the largest FTSE 100 airlines, it’s struggling with liquidity issues. The Treasury and the Bank of England agreed to provide the company with a £600m loan but easyJet’s largest shareholder still thinks it could run out of liquidity by year-end.  The point I’m making is that buying such a company’s shares presents a substantial risk, but could turn out to be hugely profitable if the situation gets materially better. Are there any ‘safer’ options for conservative investors? Yes. Such options would include non-cyclical companies with sound balance sheets and excellent credit ratings. Such shares are still available at a discount due to the coronavirus pandemic. Diversification to avoid lossesDiversification is probably one of the most important investment principles. It’s true that individual shares should be chosen carefully, but you never know what might happen to one share in one sector. For example, no one expected back in January, when the stock market reached its historic high, that oil prices would turn negative. Many investors and analysts expected a global economic recovery. As a result, they were reasonably optimistic about oil prices. Needless to say that these expectations haven’t been met.  So over-exposure to oil shares would have hurt the value of your portfolio. Instead, I’d choose a broad spread of companies that trade at a P/E ratio of below 20 or the FTSE 100 average P/E, and have good balance sheets. I’d spread my investments among 20-30 firms so losses in one area can be balanced by better performances in others.Pound-cost averaging to get richWe at The Motley Fool strongly encourage our readers to take advantage of stock market crashes. As time shows, crises come and go. The lockdown of the world economy will end. On the other hand, no one knows exactly when the FTSE 100 will reach its bottom.Even though many countries are starting to open up, tensions remain. For instance, President Trump is blaming China for originating the virus. This situation could add to fears of a prolonged trade war between the US and China and therefore high volatility.So what should investors do? There’s a good solution to share price volatility. It’s the pound-cost averaging method. This involves drip-feeding a small amount of money into share regularly. It avoids spending all your money at a peak and smooths out volatility. Simply click below to discover how you can take advantage of this. I would like to receive emails from you about product information and offers from The Fool and its business partners. Each of these emails will provide a link to unsubscribe from future emails. More information about how The Fool collects, stores, and handles personal data is available in its Privacy Statement. I’m sure you’ll agree that’s quite the statement from Motley Fool Co-Founder Tom Gardner.But since our US analyst team first recommended shares in this unique tech stock back in 2016, the value has soared.What’s more, we firmly believe there’s still plenty of upside in its future. In fact, even throughout the current coronavirus crisis, its performance has been beating Wall St expectations.And right now, we’re giving you a chance to discover exactly what has got our analysts all fired up about this niche industry phenomenon, in our FREE special report, A Top US Share From The Motley Fool. Image source: Getty Images center_img 3 ways to survive and get richer as the FTSE 100 crashes Anna Sokolidou does not have any position in any of the companies mentioned in this article. The Motley Fool UK has no position in any of the shares mentioned. Views expressed on the companies mentioned in this article are those of the writer and therefore may differ from the official recommendations we make in our subscription services such as Share Advisor, Hidden Winners and Pro. Here at The Motley Fool we believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. “This Stock Could Be Like Buying Amazon in 1997” Click here to claim your copy now — and we’ll tell you the name of this Top US Share… free of charge! Our 6 ‘Best Buys Now’ Shares Enter Your Email Addresslast_img read more

Latest injury updates not exactly what Ireland fans wanted to hear ahead of crucial All Blacks clash

first_imgMonday Nov 12, 2018 Latest injury updates not exactly what Ireland fans wanted to hear ahead of crucial All Blacks clash Ireland scrumhalf Conor Murray will not be available for the upcoming Test against the All Blacks in Dublin on Saturday. The Munster and British and Irish Lions star has not recovered from the neck injury he picked up during the Test series against the Wallabies in June.ADVERTISEMENTRobbie Henshaw will also be unavailable due to a hamstring issue that will rule him out of the remainder of the Guinness Series.Ireland coach Joe Schmidt was hopeful that Murray would be available for the crunch match against the number one team in the world, but unfortunately it won’t be possible.“Murray is accelerating his recovery but will not join the squad,” an Ireland squad update explained today.Both Luke McGrath and Keiran Marmion scored tries in Ireland’s 28-17 win over Argentina, so coach Schmidt will make a call later this week on who will start against New Zealand. Marmion picked up a knock, but should be okay to play.Flanker Sean O’Brien meanwhile broke his right arm in the first half, but is hoping for a quick recovery and to be available as soon as next year’s Six Nations.“I think I described him as a stubborn man and I think that ability to bounce back, that resilience that he has, would still give him a chance of getting back in time for toward the end of the year and then into the Six Nations,” said Schmidt.ADVERTISEMENTIreland scored three tries to one against Argentina in what some have called a laboured performance.“There’s a lot to work on and we know next week against New Zealand is a big step up and we know we are going to have to be a lot better,” said captain Rory Best.Catch up on match highlights belowADVERTISEMENT Posted By: rugbydump Share Send Thanks Sorry there has been an error News Related Articles 25 WEEKS AGO Exeter vs Toulouse is off as a number of… 25 WEEKS AGO Danny Cipriani leaves Gloucester with immediate… 25 WEEKS AGO ‘Aphiwe can’t believe it. We were starting… From the WebThis Video Will Soon Be Banned. Watch Before It’s DeletedSecrets RevealedYou Won’t Believe What the World’s Most Beautiful Girl Looks Like TodayNueeyUrologists Stunned: Forget the Blue Pill, This “Fixes” Your EDSmart Life ReportsWrinkle Remedy Stuns TV Judges: Forget Surgery, Do This Once DailySmart Life ReportsIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier Living10 Types of Women You Should Never MarryNueeyThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancellast_img read more

House in Tamandare / Karina Guidolin Arquitetura

first_imgSave this picture!© Ezequiele Panizzi+ 24Curated by Matheus Pereira Share Lead Architect: Architects: Karina Guidolin Arquitetura Area Area of this architecture project “COPY” Houses ArchDaily Save this picture!© Ezequiele PanizziRecommended ProductsWindowsAccoyaAccoya® Windows and DoorsMetallicsKriskadecorMetal Fabric – Outdoor CladdingWindowspanoramah!®ah!38 – FlexibilityWindowsAir-LuxSliding Window – CurvedText description provided by the architects. Designed for a young family, with small kids, this ground floor house is located in a residential area, in the limit between the cities of Bento Gonçalves and Garibaldi. The lot is a few meters behind a fishing and hunting club, surrounded by abundant nature.Save this picture!© Ezequiele PanizziSave this picture!PlanSave this picture!© Ezequiele PanizziThe project is organized in L shape, leaving the bedrooms in the east/west zone and the social and service areas in the north/south zone.Save this picture!© Ezequiele PanizziSave this picture!Section AASave this picture!© Ezequiele PanizziOur biggest challenge was to combine a strong volumetric composition, the efficiency of environmental comfort and a program that related to the external area. With that in mind, the house was left fluid, integrated and plane in most spaces, being opened to the backyard in the north façade through a porch. The high and tilt ceiling in the social area guarantees natural ventilation and illumination, besides bringing space hierarchy.Save this picture!© Ezequiele PanizziThe view from the external area to the internal is regulated through vertical brise soleils in the front façade and in the intimate corridor. The view to the surrounding landscape from the backyard and bedrooms is managed through a wall, composed in a rhythm of full and empty spaces, designed to control the privacy in relation to the neighbors.Project gallerySee allShow lessBuna Sartoría Restaurant and Coffee Shop / Taller ADGSelected ProjectsAidsfonds SoaAids Netherlands Offices / Hollandse NieuweSelected Projects Share House in Tamandare / Karina Guidolin Arquitetura Area:  3498 ft² Year Completion year of this architecture project ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/941997/house-in-tamandare-karina-guidolin-arquitetura Clipboard Projects “COPY” CopyHouses•Brazil ShareFacebookTwitterPinterestWhatsappMailOrhttps://www.archdaily.com/941997/house-in-tamandare-karina-guidolin-arquitetura Clipboard Photographs Manufacturers: Cinex, Deca, Esquadrias Moschetta, Indus Parquet, Portinari 2019 Year:  Karina Guidolin Photographs:  Ezequiele Panizzi Manufacturers Brands with products used in this architecture project Brazil House in Tamandare / Karina Guidolin ArquiteturaSave this projectSaveHouse in Tamandare / Karina Guidolin Arquitetura CopyAbout this officeKarina Guidolin ArquiteturaOfficeFollowProductsWoodConcrete#TagsProjectsBuilt ProjectsSelected ProjectsResidential ArchitectureHousesRio Grande do SulBrazilPublished on June 23, 2020Cite: “House in Tamandare / Karina Guidolin Arquitetura” [Casa em Tamandaré / Karina Guidolin Arquitetura] 23 Jun 2020. ArchDaily. Accessed 10 Jun 2021. ISSN 0719-8884Browse the CatalogAluminium CompositesTechnowoodHow to Design a Façade with AluProfile Vertical ProfilesGlassMitrexSolar GreenhouseMetal PanelsAurubisOxidized Copper: Nordic BrownDoorsEGGERWood Laminate Doors in Molecular Plant Science InstituteStonesCosentinoSurfaces – Silestone® Nebula SeriesWall / Ceiling LightsLouis PoulsenLamp – LP RiplsWood Boards / HPL PanelsBruagRoom Dividers – Partition Wall MDFStonesNeolithSintered Stone – Mar del PlataWindowspanoramah!®ah! SecurityPanels / Prefabricated AssembliesULMA Architectural SolutionsMIS Facade PanelCarpetsFabromont AGTextile Floor Covering – Orbital® 07 COLORpunkt®LightsNorka lightingLuminaire – BelfastMore products »Save世界上最受欢迎的建筑网站现已推出你的母语版本!想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?是否翻译成中文现有为你所在地区特制的网站?想浏览ArchDaily中国吗?Take me there »✖You’ve started following your first account!Did you know?You’ll now receive updates based on what you follow! Personalize your stream and start following your favorite authors, offices and users.Go to my streamlast_img read more

Histórico acuerdo en Colombia ‘Que éste sea el último día de la guerra’

first_imgNota: Tras casi cuatro años de conversaciones, el pasado jueves 23 de junio se firmó en La Habana un acuerdo sobre los puntos del Cese al Fuego y de Hostilidades Bilateral y Definitivo, Dejación de las Armas y Garantías de Seguridad entre las FARC-EP y el gobierno colombiano. Se espera que en pocos meses se consolide y firme el acuerdo final sobre los seis puntos base discutidos en la Mesa de Conversaciones.Sin embargo, ya esta ceremonia del jueves llenó de esperanza a un pueblo que desde los años cuarenta ha vivido en la más absoluta violencia producto de una política estatal dirigida a reprimir las ansias de libertad y justicia de las grandes masas excluidas. Esta Colombia desangrada entra ahora en una etapa muy compleja donde coexisten las fuerzas populares, las revolucionarias, paramilitares y derecha, el Estado y los representantes de intereses transnacionales con sus capacidades militares principalmente EUA (que posee 7 bases militares en ese país), la Unión Europea e Israel.La importancia internacional de este acuerdo quedó reflejada en la participación de jefes y jefas de gobierno de casi una decena de países, incluyendo al presidente Nicolás Maduro de Venezuela y Raúl Castro de Cuba (país anfitrión de las Conversaciones), y representantes de la ONU, la CELAC, la CEPAL y la Unión Europea.A continuación están fragmentos del comunicado del Secretariado de las FARC-EP sobre el acuerdo:‘Que éste sea el último día de la guerra’“En el año de 1964, en medio del fragor de la desigual lucha armada, la asamblea de los guerrilleros de Marquetalia produjo su programa agrario, en cuya parte introductoria dejó sentada la siguiente declaración que ahora recordamos: Nosotros somos revolucionarios que luchamos por un cambio de régimen. Pero queríamos y luchábamos por ese cambio usando la vía menos dolorosa para nuestro pueblo: la vía pacífica, la vía democrática de masas. Esa vía nos fue cerrada violentamente con el pretexto fascista oficial de combatir supuestas “Repúblicas Independientes”, y como somos revolucionarios que de una u otra manera jugaremos el papel histórico que nos corresponde, nos tocó buscar la otra vía: la vía revolucionaria armada para la lucha por el poder”.“Hoy, 52 años después, los guerrilleros de las FARC-EP estamos sellando con el gobierno de Juan Manuel Santos un cese al fuego y de hostilidades bilateral y definitivo, un acuerdo sobre garantías de seguridad y combate al paramilitarismo y otro sobre dejación de armas, que nos dejan a las puertas de concretar en un plazo relativamente breve el Acuerdo Final, que nos permitirá por fin retornar al ejercicio político legal mediante las vía pacífica y democrática.“… Los 48 campesinos marquetalianos se convirtieron con las décadas en miles de mujeres y hombres alzados en armas que llegaron a poner en serios aprietos al Estado colombiano, pero que simultáneamente nunca dejaron de hablar de un acuerdo de paz por la vía de las conversaciones civilizadas. Fueron varios y dolorosamente frustrados los intentos por conseguirlo. Pero siguieron intentándolo una y otra vez, y hoy vemos los frutos de su persistencia.“Porque si de algo dan fe los Presidentes de los países acompañantes y garantes hoy aquí presentes, así como el conjunto de las altas personalidades internacionales inmersas en el proceso de paz en curso y que nos acompañan aquí, lo que está a punto de sellarse no es una capitulación de la insurgencia, como querían algunos obtusos, sino el producto de un diálogo serio entre dos fuerzas que se enfrentaron por más de medio siglo, sin que ninguna pudiera derrotar a la otra.“…. Estamos muy cerca de la firma del Acuerdo Final que pondrá fin al conflicto e iniciará la construcción de una paz estable y duradera. Desde un principio sostuvimos que la firma de este acuerdo es la mejor oportunidad que tendrá nuestro país para enrumbarse hacia la justicia social y el progreso, sobre la base de que serán abiertas las compuertas de la democracia verdadera, para que los movimientos sociales y políticos de oposición gocen de plenas garantías.“…. Hay acuerdos sellados sobre esa materia y están próximos a definirse algunos puntos pendientes. Como también en cuestión de Reforma Rural Integral y cultivos de uso ilícito.“…. No será todo color de rosa, y seguramente habrá que luchar porque se cumpla integralmente lo firmado.“…El Acuerdo Final será la llave para dar vuelta a esa cerradura, pero requerirá de la organización y movilización constante de la gente por su cumplimiento.“… El acuerdo sobre garantías de seguridad y combate al paramilitarismo tiene que ser una realidad en los hechos, so pena de conducir el resultado final del proceso al fracaso histórico. Duele profundamente y resulta ya intolerable que a estas alturas tales estructuras sigan asesinando con plena libertad.“… También se ha llegado al acuerdo sobre Dejación de Armas, ………. Claro que las FARC haremos política, si esa es nuestra razón de ser, pero por medios legales y pacíficos, con los mismos derechos y garantías de los demás partidos.“El Estado colombiano tendrá que hacer efectivo que a ningún colombiano se lo perseguirá por razón de sus ideas o prácticas políticas, que la perversa costumbre de incluir en los órdenes de batalla de las fuerzas armadas los nombres de los dirigentes de movimientos sociales y políticos de oposición, tendrá que desaparecer definitivamente del suelo patrio. Que una vez firmado el acuerdo final desaparecerán el dispositivo militar de guerra y su anticuada doctrina de seguridad.“…..Necesitamos que en nuestro país se produzca efectivamente una definitiva reconciliación. Basta ya de la violencia y los delirios por ella. Ella requiere una paciente e intensa labor de difusión, educación y concientización de lo pactado en La Habana, para que la gente de Colombia quede clara de su valioso y positivo contenido. Y para que sepa qué puede y debe reclamar del Estado. Para que se una y organice por conseguirlo. Sólo así haremos una Nueva Colombia.“… Sabemos que nada se conseguirá fácil o rápidamente. Entendemos que los principales beneficiarios de nuestro esfuerzo serán las generaciones futuras. Por eso extendemos nuestra mano a la juventud. Ella es la llamada a construir el nuevo país y por tanto la más llamada a la defensa de la paz y la reconciliación, a la promoción de un nuevo tipo de actividad política, a la consolidación de la civilidad y la más amplia democracia.“Las FARC siempre hemos sido optimistas. Aún en los momentos más difíciles siempre creímos que la paz era posible. …. Confiamos en celebrar en un plazo prudencial otro acto solemne, la firma del Acuerdo Final. Que éste sea el último día de la guerra”.El texto completo se puede leer en www.pazfarc-ep.org.FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thisFacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmailPrintMoreShare thislast_img read more

New Martin McGuinness portrait launched

first_img By News Highland – March 22, 2021 News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Journey home will be easier – Paul Hegarty The Martin McGuinness Peace Foundation has launched a new portrait of the late deputy First Minister on his anniversary.Acclaimed artist Tony Bell has created a new portrait of the late Martin Mcguinness to support the peace foundation established in his name.Tony also produced the portrait of Martin that is now displayed in StormontThe foundation has thanked him for his hard work which will support the foundation as it will benefit from sales of the limited-edition prints.Martin McGuinness Peace Foundation spokesperson Paul Kavanagh said both Martin’s family and the foundation are delighted with it:Audio Playerhttps://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Kavanaghweb.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.Anyone seeking to purchase a copy of the painting can do so by emailing the Foundation at [email protected] RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ Twitter FT Report: Derry City 2 St Pats 2 Pinterest Google+ New Martin McGuinness portrait launched Facebookcenter_img AudioHomepage BannerNews WhatsApp Twitter Facebook Previous articleAnger following discovery of illegal dumping in ConvoyNext articleNursing homes residents allowed two visits per week from today News Highland DL Debate – 24/05/21 Derry draw with Pats: Higgins & Thomson Reaction WhatsApp Harps come back to win in Waterford Pinterestlast_img read more

Update on the latest in sports:

first_img— The top men’s soccer league in Ukraine will resume Saturday in empty stadiums after a suspension because of the coronavirus pandemic. The Ukrainian Premier League says it has received approval from the country’s health ministry to restart. No games have been played since March 15.COLLEGE ADMISSIONS-BRIBERYProsecutors say guilty plea coming in college bribery caseUNDATED (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has pleaded guilty to bribing Georgetown University’s former tennis coach to get his daughter admitted as a fake athletic recruit.Robert Repella pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of conspiracy to commit mail fraud and honest services mail fraud. Prosecutors are recommending a sentence of 10 months in prison and a $40,000 fine. Salaries in the major leagues range from $563,500 at the minimum to $36 million each for Trout, the three-time MVP outfielder on the Los Angeles Angels, and Cole, the pitcher signed by the New York Yankees as a free agent. According to a study by The AP, 369 of 899 players have salaries of $600,000 or less, according to the rosters frozen in March.In other MLB news:The Oakland Athletics are placing their scouts and selected other front office employees on furlough and cutting the salaries of other executives as part of a cost-cutting move in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.A person familiar with the plans said Tuesday that the furloughs will begin next week, although the team’s amateur scouts are expected to stay on through the draft June 10-11. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team hadn’t announced the moves.The furloughs will apply to professional and amateur scouts and other front office employees on the business side. The A’s will continue to pay the health care, 401K and pension costs for their employees. Associated Press The reigning Cup Series champion rarely speaks on non-racing issues.In other developments related to the coronavirus:—Iowa State athletic director Jaime Pollard is telling Cyclones fans that football home games will be played at no more than 50% capacity at Jack Trice Stadium, pending a change in state and local health guidelines. That means no more than 30,000 fans. About 22,000 season tickets have been renewed, leaving about 8,000 seats to be filled.— Formula One carmaker McLaren says 1,200 jobs will be lost across its entire group’s operations because of the coronavirus outbreak. It was not immediately clear how the cuts would affect the group’s F1 operation. The sport has yet to start its 2020 season amid the pandemic. The cuts represent about a quarter of the group’s workforce.— New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy tweeted that as long as the NFL’s Giants and Jets and the NHL’s Devils follow health and medical protocols, they could open training camps or even hold competition. The NFL’s preseason and training camps wouldn’t begin until midsummer — teams are doing virtual workouts in place of the usual on-field activities because of the coronavirus pandemic. Share This StoryFacebookTwitteremailPrintLinkedinRedditVIRUS OUTBREAK-NHLNHL to move straight into playoffsUNDATED (AP) —The NHL will abandon the rest of the regular season and go straight into the playoffs with 24 teams instead of 16 if it is able to resume play. VIRUS OUTBREAK-NFL-ROSSDolphins owner says there will be a 2020 seasonMIAMI (AP) — Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross says there definitely will be an NFL season in 2020.In an interview on CNBC, Ross says the question is whether there will be fans in the stadiums.The NFL has said it expects to play a full schedule beginning Sept. 10 but is preparing contingency plans in case the coronavirus pandemic makes venue changes or games without fans necessary. The five-time All-Star has not played in an NBA game since December 2018. Surgery for bone spurs in his left heel ended that season and while he was working his way back from that, he tore his left Achilles tendon and needed another operation in 2019.That held Wall out for all the current season, which was suspended in March because of the coronavirus pandemic.He spoke during a video call to discuss his relief program to help pay rent for people in the nation’s capital affected by the coronavirus pandemic.BAFFERT-HORSE DRUG TESTSReports: 2 horses trained by Bob Baffert fail drug tests The decision, announced Tuesday by Commissioner Gary Bettman, is not a guarantee that games are coming back. The NHL and the NHL Players’ Association must still figure out health and safety protocols and solve other issues, including where to play.Still, ironing out the format represents significant progress since global sports were largely shut down in March as the coronavirus outbreak turned into a pandemic. Bettman has said the goal has always been to play again and award the Stanley Cup, but details remain uncertain.Instead of limiting the Cup chase to the usual 16 teams that qualify for the playoffs, the league and players agreed to expand the field to 24 of its 31 teams because of the unusual circumstances.The top four teams in each conference ranked by points percentage will play separate round-robin tournaments to determine seeding. The remaining 16 teams will be seeded by conference.Games are expected to be played in two hub cities and Bettman said and 10 are in the running: Chicago, Columbus, Ohio, Dallas, Las Vegas, Pittsburgh and Minneapolis/St. Paul in the U.S. and Edmonton, Toronto and Vancouver in Canada. Ross says the NFL’s flexibility will allow the league to start on time. He says the country needs sports entertainment.VIRUS OUTBREAK-BASEBALLPlayers call MLB economic proposal `extremely disappointing’NEW YORK (AP) — A rookie at the major league minimum would make a higher percentage of his salary than multimillionaire stars like Mike Trout or Gerrit Cole under a sliding-scale proposal by big league teams that players found “extremely disappointing.”Major League Baseball made the proposal to the players’ union on Tuesday during a digital meeting rather than the 50-50 revenue-sharing plan that owners initially approved for their negotiators on May 11. In addition, the union said “the sides also remain far apart on health and safety protocols” aimed at starting the pandemic-delayed season around the Fourth of July. NASCAR-BUSCH-MASKSKyle Busch supports wearing a mask in publicCHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kyle Busch says he supports wearing a mask in public so “we all can take care of our neighbor” amid the coronavirus pandemic. It’s a rare instance of the two-time NASCAR champion wading into a social issue.Busch entered the debate after images from short tracks over the weekend showed packed grandstands with little social distancing and few people wearing masks.He retweeted a photo from South Alabama Speedway in Ozark, Alabama, and added his own message. Busch applauded fans for supporting their local short tracks but suggested mandatory masks for admission for “healthier practices.” WORLD TEAMTENNIS-FANSWorld TeamTennis hoping to play before fans within weeksUNDATED (AP) — World TeamTennis says it is planning to allow up to 500 spectators at outdoor matches during its three-week season from July 12 to Aug. 2 at a resort in West Virginia.All tennis events sanctioned by the ATP, WTA and International Tennis Federation are on hold at least until late July because of the coronavirus pandemic. But World TeamTennis is not affiliated with those tours and no ATP or WTA ranking points are available for its matches.World TeamTennis is increasing its prize money to $5 million. That is $1.5 million more than for its 2019 season. Charging documents released Tuesday say Repella paid Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst $50,000 in 2017 to get his daughter admitted as an athlete.Repella is the 55th person to be charged in the nationwide college admissions bribery scandal.NBA-WIZARDS-WALLWall says he’s fully recoveredWASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Wizards point guard John Wall says he is fully recovered after two operations that sidelined him for the past 1½ years. He also says he is “itching” to get back on the court next season. LOS ANGELES (AP) — Published reports say that two horses from the barn of two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert have tested positive for a banned substance.The New York Times and Louisville Courier-Journal have cited unidentified sources in reporting the positive tests occurred during the recent meet at Oaklawn in Arkansas.The Times says one of the horses to test positive for lidocaine was Charlatan, considered a top contender for the Belmont Stakes in June.Baffert says he’s disappointed the Arkansas Racing Commission has violated its rules about confidentiality until the stewards have weighed in with a ruling.,Tampa Bay Lightning advance to face Dallas Stars in Stanley Cup finals, beating New York Islanders 2-1 in OT in Game 6 May 27, 2020 Update on the latest in sports:last_img


first_imgNOTES: Winning owner/breeder Nick Alexander is from Los Angeles. NICK ALEXANDER, OWNER OF ENOLA GRAY, WINNER: “This may have been her best race. It was the one I was most nervous about. We had Desert Steel on the other side of us. We had her pinned down the last two times and this time, she was on the outside of us. There was also a lot more speed in there today than in the last few races. So I was nervous, but she’s getting better.“I think Tyler knows that what he does best is to just barely put any pressure on the reins. He’s pretty much loose reining her now. She can go so fast early and not get tired. If you saw her in the Winner’s Circle, she wasn’t blowing real hard. She has such a light touch on the ground. It’s not taking a lot out of her. I’m not an expert but she’s the damndest horse I’ve ever had.Alexander was asked if he feels Enola Gray is living up to the high expectations he and others had for her sire, Grazen: “Mike Mitchell, Phil and I were Grazen’s biggest fans. That was the worst day of my life when he broke down here. I’m really excited that he’s got a huge book this year. People are finally starting to pay attention. His numbers keep getting better.“He had that same speed that could go two turns. If they went with him, they got tired. If they waited for him to get tired, he didn’t. I can remember Garrett Gomez telling me, ‘this horse has another gear if I need it, but so far I haven’t needed it.’ He never was really laid down hard. He’s a cool stallion. He’s in my backyard six to eight months of the year and he’s getting them in foal 98 percent of the time.” JOCKEY QUOTES TYLER BAZE, ENOLA GRAY, WINNER: “This filly, she loves the hill. She loves the grass. She was just out there having fun. It takes her a few strides to get going but once she does, it’s like riding on a cloud. “This filly is unbelievable. I can’t wait until next time.”TRAINER QUOTEScenter_img PHIL D’AMATO, TRAINER OF ENOLA GRAY, WINNER: “I’m dying to run her a mile on grass. The way she galloped out today, Tyler couldn’t hardly pull her up.  If she comes out of this good, we’ll look at the Royal Heroine (Grade II, one mile turf on April 8).” -30-last_img read more

NBA: Analyst Charles Barkley says it’s ‘stupid’ that Kyrie Irving wants to leave Cavs

first_imgBrace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Teenager upsets Nadal at Montreal Masters LATEST STORIES Kyrie Irving #2 of the Cleveland Cavaliers  (Jason Miller/Getty Images/AFP)NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley is not one to hold his tongue regarding issues in today’s NBA and he recently chimed in on Kyrie Irving’s supposed request to be traded from the Cleveland Cavaliers.READ: Cavs star Kyrie Irving reportedly requests tradeADVERTISEMENT View comments MOST READ LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief The outspoken player-turned-analyst shared how baffled he was by the notion of Irving’s displeasure playing second fiddle to teammate LeBron James.“You want to be on a good team. You want to play with other great players. This notion where you want to be the man, I just think is so stupid,” he said during an interview on NBA TV, as relayed by Bleacher Report.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“If I got a chance to play with another great player, I want to do that. The objective is to win,” he said.The 1993 NBA MVP also recalled Irving’s early years with the Cavaliers while LeBron was still playing for the Miami Heat. “When he was on a bad team and he was the man, I guarantee you that wasn’t a lot of fun for him,” he explained. “And now you want to leave the best player in the world. And listen, I hear all of this stuff about how LeBron casts a big shadow. He should cast a big shadow.”Barkley, meanwhile, certainly knows a thing or two about accepting a lesser role, as he joined fellow legends Hakeem Olajuwon and Clyde Drexler at the twilight of his career in the 1996-1997 season.Although Barkley acknowledges that at 25 Irving is still in his prime with his best days ahead of him, he further explained why winning a championship remains the most important thing.“You wanna share the glory. You wanna win. Right now, there’s only two, three, maybe four legitimate teams in the NBA,” he concluded. “If you’re not on one of those four or five teams, you’re really just wasting your time for seven months. So I don’t understand why you wouldn’t want to play with LeBron. Listen, I wanna play with LeBron now!”  Khristian Ibarrola /raRELATED STORY:ADVERTISEMENT Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:48NBA: Kawhi, George seek more for Clippers than beating Lakers01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Was LeBron James’ tweet a shot at teammate Kyrie Irving? K-pop star Jung Joon-young convicted of gang rape, spycam crimes Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Nextlast_img read more

Young gymnast captures PH’s fifth gold medal

first_imgMOST READ LIST: Class, gov’t work suspensions during 30th SEA Games Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next Kaitlin de Guzman of the Philippines competes in uneven bars category of women’s artistic gymnastics competition of the 29th Southeast Asian Games Tuesday at the Malaysia Trade and Exhibition Center in Kuala Lumpur. / CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/SEA GAMES POOLKUALA LUMPUR — Kaitlin de Guzman nailed the gold medal in gymnastics women’s artistic uneven bars Tuesday for the Philippines’ second triumph of the day in the Southeast Asian Games.The 17-year-old De Guzman, daughter of former SEA Games champion Cintamoni Dela Cruz, garnered 12.875 points in her routine to bag the top honors.ADVERTISEMENT WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding She bested Malaysia’s Tracie Ang who had 12.550 and Indonesia’s Rifda Iranalithfi who scored 12.075.De Guzman is competing in two more events including her favorite floor exercise.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses SEA Games: PH’s Alisson Perticheto tops ice skating short program Gymnast captures Philippines’ 4th gold in SEA Games Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Gameslast_img read more

Foreign buyers perceived to influence real estate prices despite StatCan data

first_imgTORONTO – Foreign buyers might make up a small sliver of Canada’s biggest real estate markets, but homebuyers in Toronto, Vancouver and Montreal still believe they are heavily influencing housing activity.A study from the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation released Wednesday found that 68 per cent of Vancouver respondents, 48 per cent of Toronto respondents and 42 per cent of Montreal respondents believe foreign buyers are having “a lot of influence” on their markets and are driving up home prices.The insights shared by 2,159 respondents in the three cities between September and mid-October is in stark contrast with recent data from Statistics Canada showing foreign buyers only own 4.8 per cent of Vancouver properties and 3.4 per cent of homes in Toronto.“What is striking is the significant gap between perceptions of the public and available data, so much so that the perception of non-resident ownership takes centre stage when discussing the drivers of price growth,” said CMHC’s report.The Crown corporation said it couldn’t quantify how big an impact perceptions around foreign buyers were having on the markets, but it found that in Vancouver the influence of foreign investors is perceived to be stronger than supply constraints and demand.However, in Toronto, it said that influence is in line with market forces.Beyond foreign buyers, CMHC also looked at other factors affecting homebuyers’ motivations, including bidding wars.It found that 55 per cent of Toronto and Vancouver respondents said they had experienced a bidding war, compared with 17 per cent in Montreal.CMHC said the bidding wars most frequently cropped up around apartment condominiums, where prices are lower than the median purchase price for all properties.The study also revealed that 48 per cent of buyers in Vancouver and Toronto spent more than they budgeted on their home, but only 24 per cent of Montreal buyers exceeded their planned total.Note to readers: This is a corrected story. An earlier version misstated the number of survey respondents.last_img read more