Philippines facing fines for SBP’s Asian Games pullout

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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ MOST READ The Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas’ withdrawal from the 2018 Asian Games won’t go unpunished.Philippine Olympic Committee President Ricky Vargas said the SBP is expecting sanctions from the Olympic Council of Asia after their withdrawal with a few weeks left before the start of the competition.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Putin’s, Xi’s ruler-for-life moves pose challenges to West “I think so, there will be a sanction which is probably in terms of a monetary fine,” said Vargas in media conference call at PBA office on. “I don’t know if there’s a sanction outside of the fine.”This isn’t the only fine the SBP has been slapped with in recent weeks with Fiba imposing hefty penalties for brawl between the Philippines and Australia during the 2018 World Cup Asian Qualifiers.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’Apart from the suspensions slapped on the players, Fiba fined the SBP around P13.3 million or CHF 250,000.Vargas, however, assured that the effects of SBP’s withdrawal from the Jakarta Games won’t spillover to the other sports the Philippines is participating in. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Report: Disney dropping the ‘Fox’ from movie studio namescenter_img DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs Trump assembles a made-for-TV impeachment defense team “There’s no reason for it to spillover, this is an SBP decision so it should not affect the POC and the other sports,” said Vargas.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments ‘100% national team’: Revival of Gilas 1.0 program being considered Lacson: Calamity fund cut; where did P4 billion go?last_img read more

Kirinya-Jinja SS football club gets new head coach

first_imgJinja SS headmistress Diana Nyago  (left) and team CEO Ahmed Kongola unveil the club new coach Hamza Kalanzi (2nd left). Courtesy photo.Kirinya-Jinja Senior Secondary School Football Club a top division club based in Jinja at Jinja SSS has today Monday appointed Hamza Kalanzi as the new head coach, ahead of the forthcoming Azam Uganda premier league season 2017/2018 that is due September this year.In the presence of the club patron Hon Gume Frederick Ngobi, club president Madam Hope Diana Nyago and the club Chief Executive Officer Ahmed Kongola, the former Villa and Lweza FC tactician has penned a two-year contract with the team until 2019. He will be deputised by Zungu Hassan and Hannington Kalyesubula who will serve as the goal keeping coach.Kalanzi’s predecessor Abey Bogere Kikomeko has been appointed the director of the youth programs of the club.“I am delighted joining one of the best football clubs currently in Uganda with good football structures, can’t wait to get started,” Kalanzi said.“Jinja SS football team has great potential and joining this big club is a dream come true,” Kalanzi added.“Kalanzi is one of the few talented football coaches with vast experience in Ugandan football every team would wish to have as their head coach. We will give him all the necessary support and backing in the execution of his duties at KJSSFC,” Kongola said.Commentslast_img read more