In the final game Saturday, Van Kozak provided steady play for the Chill to lead the Kootenay squad to a narrow 40-36 win over DiPP Basketball academy from Kelowna.Once again, the Chill got off to a quick start going up 16 points in the first half before the DiPP squad made a comeback late in the second half.Pulling within two points, DiPP put fullcourt pressure on the Chill who easily broke the man-to-man coverage and converted on easy transition.The win allowed Kootenay to capture the Co-Tournament Championship.Kootenay is back on the road this weekend, travelling to Kelowna to compete in the Kelowna Minor Basketball Association tournament.Chill U13 squad finish with 1-2 markKootenay Chill U13 Club team coached by Mike Nagle finished the Pro-Hops tournament with a 1-2 record.This was the first sanctioned tournament for many of the players.“The coaching staff and parents were very proud of the squad and the experience gained,” Phelan said.First game the Chill played the U12 DiPP Academy of Kelowna. After going up by 10 points in the first half, the Chill’s shooting cooled off and ended up dropping a hard-fought game 36-30. Second game the Chill played Pro-Hop U12/U13 of Kamloops and came away with the win, 46-20, with even contributions from the whole team. Third and final game, the Chill were up against a young but talented Kamloops Hoops team. The game was back and forth for much of the first half with each team taking leads, until the Kamloops Hoops squad implemented full court pressure.The inexperienced Chill had trouble getting the ball up the court with turnovers leading to layups in transition. In the end the Chill dropped the game 58-39. The Kootenay Chill Club Basketball Team continues its impressive run on the hardwood after finishing 3-0 at the Pro-Hops Spring Tournament this past weekend in Kamloops.The Chill, consisting of players from the Trafalgar Thunder High School program, posted wins against opposition from host Kamloops, Gibsons from the Sunshine Coast and Kelowna.Club basketball is played outside the high school season, allowing players and coaches to gain more experience in preparation for the next season beginning in the fall.Travelling with only eight players, the Chill gained some revenge on a Pro-Hops team from Kamloops that posted a 19-point earlier in the season by winning 56-26.“After preparing all week to play what we thought was going to be the same team Friday night at the Tournament Capital Centre (TCC), we played their U14 team and dominated start to finish,” said Chill coach Jeremy Phelan.Kelton Forte paced the Chill attack and was named Kootenay player-of-the-game.Second game Saturday morning, Kootenay overcame a strong pressure defence to defeat Gibsons 48-39.“After going up 16 points in the first half, SCBC made a comeback to tie the game at 32-32 late in the second half,” Phelan explained.“However, we ended up breaking their press and scoring easy baskets en route to the win.”Phelan said Mateo Katoaka and Nathaniel Pan earned player-of-the-game honours for Kootenay.
MILLER’S CALIFORNIA DIAMOND & O’NEILL’S CROSSCHECK CARLOS FIGURE PROMINENTLY IN SUNDAY’S $70,000 SPEAKEASY STAKES FOR 2-YEAR-OLDS AT SIX FURLONGS
SILVER ASSAULT: Trained by Jerry Hollendorfer, this Kentucky-bred colt by Maclean’s Music was an impressive gate to wire winner of his five furlong debut at Santa Anita on June 25. In his next start, the Santa Anita Juvenile, he stumbled leaving the gate and was subsequently third, beaten 3 ¼ lengths at 5-2, by California Diamond. Idle since, he appears fresh and ready with Norberto Arroyo engaged to ride for the first time. Owned by Harvey Clarke and Paul Braverman, Silver Assault is a colt with considerable promise. Crosscheck Carlos–Jamie Theriot–122Right Hand Man–Rafael Bejarano–120Bernin Sensation–Stewart Elliott–120Marchtothemusic–Jose Verenzuela–118California Diamond–Kent Desormeaux–122Silver Assault–Norberto Arroyo, Jr.–120First post time on Sunday is at 12:30 p.m. Admission gates open at 10:30 a.m. For scratches, changes and complete morning line information, please visit santaanita.com. BERNIN SENSATION: Trained by Bob Baffert, this highly regarded Kentucky-bred by Bernardini just missed at first asking, finishing second, beaten a nose in a six furlong maiden special weight at Del Mar Aug. 26. Owned by R.D. Hubbard, his son Shaun and Black Gold Racing, he was a prompt one length maiden special winner gong the same distance at 4-5 on Sept. 24 at Los Alamitos. Bernin Sensation, who will be ridden back by Stewart Elliott, is one of several Speakeasy runners who appear to have any kind of future. ARCADIA, Calif. (Oct. 13, 2016)–Peter Miller’s California Diamond and Doug O’Neill’s Crosscheck Carlos renew their fledgling rivalry and figure prominently among a wide open field of six juveniles in Sunday’s $70,000 Speakeasy Stakes, to be contested over six furlongs at Santa Anita. RIGHT HAND MAN: Trained by Jeff Bonde, he was an impressive gate to wire winner of his five furlong debut here on June 10. A Kentucky-bred colt by Street Boss, Right Hand Man went head and head early and finished sixth, beaten 5 ½ lengths by California Diamond in the SA Juvenile on July 9. Following that, he ventured to Santa Rosa on Aug. 14, where he was a handy 2 ¼ length winner of the Cavonier Juvenile going six furlongs on Aug. 14. Owned by Blinkers On Racing Stable, Bonde, Wagner and partners, he be ridden for the first time by Rafael Bejarano. CALIFORNIA DIAMOND: This California-bred colt by Harbor the Gold overcame trouble to prevail by 1 ¼ lengths over Crosscheck Carlos in the 6 ½ furlong Barretts Juvenile on Sept. 18 at Los Alamitos. A close second in the six furlong I’m Smokin Stakes versus state-breds two starts back on Sept. 2, California Diamond, who is owned by Rockingham Ranch, has a solid resume that includes three wins and two seconds from five starts. A winner of the 5 ½ furlong Santa Anita Juvenile versus open company in his second start on July 9, he has earnings of $212,100 and will be ridden back by Kent Desormeaux, who has been aboard for his last two races. THE $70,000 SPEAKEASY STAKES IN POST POSITION ORDER WITH JOCKEYS & WEIGHTSRace 5 of 9 Approximate post time 2:30 p.m. PST CROSSCHECK CARLOS: Breaking from the rail in the Barretts Juvenile, he made the early lead and was head and head until collared by the winner late on Sept. 18. Louisiana-bred, he was an impressive 6 ¾ length first-out maiden $50,000 winner here on June 12. He then shipped to Evangeline Downs, where he prevailed by a head among a field of 12 state-breds in a $100,000 stake over a sloppy track going 5 ½ furlongs on July 16. He was subsequently a well beaten second going six furlongs in a $100,000 open stake at Arapahoe Downs on Aug. 14, which preceded his run in the Barretts Juvenile at Los Alamitos. Owned by ERJ Racing, LLC, Slam Dunk Racing and Neil Haymes, “Carlos” is 4-2-2-0, with earnings of $117,600. –30–
LONGSHOT MS PEINTOUR RALLIES TO WIN GRADE III, $100,000 ASTRA STAKES BY TWO LENGTHS UNDER BLANC; TRAINED BY KORINER, SHE GETS MARATHON 1 ½ MILES ON TURF IN 2:26.71
LONGSHOT MS PEINTOUR RALLIES TO WIN GRADE III, $100,000 ASTRA STAKES BY TWO LENGTHS UNDER BLANC; TRAINED BY KORINER, SHE GETS MARATHON 1 ½ MILES ON TURF IN 2:26.71ARCADIA, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2020)–Winless in her last eight races at shorter distances, Samantha Siegel’s Ms Peintour relished a mile and one half on turf today at Santa Anita as she rallied to register a comfortable two length win in the Grade III, $100,000 Astra Stakes under Brice Blanc. Trained by Brian Koriner, the 5-year-old daughter of Paynter got the distance in 2:26.71.Well beaten when close to the early pace in the Grade III Robert J. Frankel Stakes at 1 1/8 miles on turf here Dec. 28, Ms Peintour was attentive to the Astra pace while well in-hand, in fourth position about two lengths off Lostintranzlation heading into the far turn.At that point, Blanc angled out, rallied three-deep turning for home and took command a furlong from home while winning as much best.“After her last race, I told Brian I think she wants to run further,” said Blanc. “She stays very steady and even though she doesn’t have a big turn of foot, she keeps trying. This race came up at a mile and half and it was perfect. I’m very happy to be right and I’m glad to have this opportunity with Brian and Samantha.”Off at 13-1 in a field of seven older fillies and mares, Ms Peintour paid $28.40, $9.60 and $4.00.“She’s always loped out strong,” said Koriner, who bagged his third win of the day. “She doesn’t have that turn of foot, but she’s acted like she wants to go and go. We thought if Brice could get the jump on them today, we wouldn’t have horses finishing like they do at shorter distances.”Bred in Kentucky, Ms Peintour is out of the Dynaformer mare Dyna’s Destiny. Although she was Grade II stakes placed at age three, today marked her first stakes win and her third overall from 13 career starts. With the winner’s share of $60,000, she increased her earnings to $166,534.Fourth turning for home, favored Tiny Tina rallied but had to settle for second money, finishing one length in front of Siberian Iris. Ridden by Flavien Prat, “Tiny” was off at 7-5 and paid $3.00 and $2.20.Irish-bred Siberian Iris, the second choice at 8-5 with Drayden Van Dyke up, paid $2.40 to show.Fractions on the race were 24.48, 48.20, 1:12.96, 1:36.95, 2:01.78 and 2:26.71.One of LA’s longtime top sportscasters, KNBC 4’s Mario Solis, was on hand to make the Astra Trophy presentation.
MANCHESTER UNITED and Tottenham fans are struggling to make kick-off amid traffic chaos due to the Amazon Prime-fuelled early kick-off.The eagerly-anticipated clash – which sees Jose Mourinho back at Old Trafford – started at 7.30pm due to its streaming on Amazon Prime.2 Fans were caught in awful traffic in Manchester as they aimed to get to Old TraffordCredit: PA:Press AssociationMost midweek Premier League games start at 7.45pm or 8pm.And fans were left scrambling to make it to the ground in time after the city centre ground to a halt.According to reports in Manchester, commuters rushed out of the office early in a bid to get to the ground – or even back home to fire up their Amazon Prime account.Transport for Greater Manchester warned of major delays in key areas of the city – both inbound and outbound.Taking to Twitter, they wrote: “Traffic generally much heavier on many routes as football traffic heading for Old Trafford is mingling with rush hour traffic.”Motorways are a bit stuffed too.”Incredibly, fans on Twitter complained about the journey from Salford Central to Chapel Street – a 0.1 mile journey – taking an HOUR.One wrote: “For reference it took the 100 bus I’m on over an hour to get from Shudehill to past those lights today.2MORE MAN UTD STORIESLive Blogunited newsMan Utd news LIVE – Latest updates from Old TraffordMAN DOWNUtd and City face TWO-WEEK summer if they reach Euro finals before new Prem seasonDEPAY CHARTMan Utd flop Memphis used computer data and analytics to quit Old TraffordODS ON?Ighalo to leave Man Utd TOMORROW unless dramatic extension can be reachedPEA SHOOTERHernandez: Man Utd ‘still haunted’ by ‘mistake’ of Moyes replacing FergusonDEVIL’S ADVOCATEEx-Man Utd star Chadwick dreaded being picked for Keane’s team in trainingPicturedTRAINING DAYFernandes back in his Mini while Pogba arrives for training in yellow FerrariMARCSMANWatch Rashford floor Man Utd team-mates with ‘naughty’ bit of skill in trainingPicturedHOMER WINEngland and Dortmund star Sancho shows off new Simpsons and Sonic tattoosGossipBERN IT UPMan Utd, Arsenal and Chelsea on alert after Bernardeschi reveals Prem plans”As soon as we got past them on Chapel Street we’ve been moving a lot faster.”Another replied: “Same here, just taken 45 minutes to get from Salford central to the bus lane on chapel street.”People won’t use busses when they get stuck like this everyday!”Man Utd boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says the next two games give his team the chance to prove themselves
Why has Trump caught Clinton in the polls?PGA Tour commissioner Timothy Finchem said Mr Trump’s current profile had made it “difficult” to attract sponsors.”It’s fundamentally a sponsorship issue,” said Mr Finchem.Luxury car maker Cadillac has reportedly not renewed its sponsorship deal.”Donald Trump is a brand, a big brand, and when you’re asking a company to invest millions of dollars in branding a tournament and they’re going to share that brand with the host, it’s a difficult decision,” he said.However, Mr Finchem insisted the decision to move the event to Mexico City from Florida, where it has been held for the past 55 years, was not political.”From a golf standpoint we have no issues with Donald Trump. From a political standpoint we are neutral. PGA Tour has never been involved or cares to be involved in presidential politics,” he added.The PGA Tour has signed new seven-year sponsorship deal with Grupo Salinas, and the first WGC-Mexico Championship will held in March next year.Mr Trump said the decision marked a “sad day for Miami, the US and the game of golf”.”This decision only further embodies the very reason I am running for president of the United States,” he said.The venue for the event has not been officially confirmed, but media reports say it will take place at the Club de Golf Chapultapec outside Mexico City.”I hope they have kidnapping insurance,” Mr Trump told Fox News.Mr Finchem said that a member of his staff had already confirmed that this was in place.”I haven’t inquired about the detail,” he said. “But I made the point that maybe that’s something we don’t want to advertise.” Mr Trump said the PGA had “put profit ahead of thousands of American jobs”.On the campaign trail, Mr Trump has portrayed Mexico as undermining the US economy.
Atlético left the Spanish Super Cup with a bittersweet feeling, after fall in the final on penalties against Real Madrid, but once again demonstrating that despite having a staff with many faces that changed in the summer, he is able to compete against anyone. He eliminated Barcelona in the semifinals after tracing and winning 2-3 and the white team could not do so much in 120 minutes. The first two classified LaLiga whose advantage over the rojiblanco team has been reduced to five points. In the tournament several players came out reinforced, although others not so much. Reinforced:PhilipThe center again became a titan throughout the Super Cup. He completed the 210 minutes of the team in the tournament and was impregnable from above. In the semifinals against Barcelona he occupied the left side of the center of the back, since Savic always acts on the right. The Montenegrin returned after three months without playing and Felipe was very attentive at the time of throwing the line to his pair. Savic complied despite inactivity and the Brazilian stood out again. A level that was amplified in the final against Real Madrid. This time on the right profile, his natural side, until Savic replaced Giménez in extra time, ended up making 14 clearances before the centers of the white team players. Seven more than Ramos, the second most in the game and eight more than Trippier, the next athletic. At 30 he shows a security and capital veterancy in the team, but it can also boast a privileged physicist. In Porto he never suffered an injury in three seasons, and in the Athletic one it has been done with the position taking advantage of the absences of Savic and Giménez. Before Madrid he recovered five balls and did not commit any fault, another of its characteristics. It also provides a good ball out, without risking, but looking for the well placed partner. Although he doubted his signing for the 20 million paid by a veteran player, so far it is one of the great incorporations of the course. Inferior performanceJoão FelixThe Portuguese played every minute of the tournament except the final 20 against Real Madrid, but could not be decisive. Little presence, much wear, but with the ball more is required. Before the white team tried several quality flashes, but none came out. Maybe he sinned as a cashier looking for several pipes and it was not effective. He needs to have more presence in the team’s attack, show himself more and seem less apathetic. The high price paid by Atlético (127.2 million) may have led to anxiety in search of demonstrating his technique that takes its toll on matches. Against Barcelona he suffered a lot receiving far away from the rival area, but against Real Madrid enjoyed a very clear occasion after a Ramos ruling and finished off. When he could turn he did not choose well. He is very young, only 20 years old, and has a huge future ahead of him, but the rojiblanca fans begin to get impatient. It is taking with difficulty the period of acclimatization necessary to cholismo and Correa and Morata are more decisive above. Despite that great things are expected of him, he is beginning. Renan LodiA player who is adapting to European football and who He is much happier when he attacks than when he defends. Rival teams are looking for their backs a lot and must still grow in that facet. At 21 he has a lot of progression ahead, but he must work back. The Cholo replaced him in the two meetings to place Saul, a midfielder, in his position. In the final he ended up playing Arias from the left back to changed leg. In front of Barça he was replaced by Vitolo in the 67th minute with the score against and against Madrid he left his place to Llorente in 89 ‘. Before Madrid, Simeone was disheartened in the band asking for concentration back. Liverpool is a cannon on the right, with Salah and Alexander-Arnold attacking like hammers, so you must be very sure in the Champions League tie. Llorente and VitoloAtlético’s bench was presented in Saudi Arabia very little of offensive alternatives. But Llorente and Vitolo They changed the face of the team and claimed their search for minutes. The pivot was key in his entry against Barcelona, falling on the scoreboard by 2-1 and going around the scoreboard with Llorente’s participation in the third goal stealing the ball from Griezmann and in the previous play where the team claimed penalty by Piqué. He was also close to scoring his goal driving from own field to test Neto. In the final he played the extra time and Atlético again raised its level and regained its presence in the midfield, where before his departure he was losing his way. Good minutes after a complicated start to the course and that can lead you to be more protagonist. Vitolo for his part put a lot of imbalance against Barcelona, showed that he is recovered from his physical problems and caused the penalty that was the draw. Before Madrid his entrance did not cause such an important effect, but he also tested Courtois with danger and proved to be a useful piece from the bench. BlacksmithDouble opportunity in the eleven for the Mexican taking advantage of Koke’s absence. Although he could play in the double pivot next to ThomasHe was not well with the ball in either game. His presence and ability to cover the field is important, with great physical work, but he must give more at the start. He was gaining a lot of importance in Atlético in the last dates, but he did not stand out in the Super Cup. Simeone replaced him with Koke in the rest of the match against Barcelona and was again the first change against Madrid, in the final by Vitolo. He must return to hope as he was doing in the previous meetings. MorataGreat highlight in the two games leaving the skin for the team despite the difficulties faced. A lot of work on his back and great ability to take advantage of the possibility of running in attack. While no reinforcement arrives with which to compete or share an attack point, the ‘9’ leaves everything in each match. Against Barcelona he scored the penalty goal who put the tie after a great assist for Vitolo, who was shot down by Neto and then gave the goal pass to Correa with another precise pass to space. The canary also gave him the option to beat Courtois in extra time against Madrid, but the Belgian won. Same case as before the occasion of Morata clearer, where perhaps He did not choose the direction of his auction. When he was going to have a new option after a fantastic ride, he was stopped by Valverde with a very hard foul from behind. Commendable Work and nothing to reproach him in the tournament. beltPure imbalance, He scored the goal that qualified Atlético to the final and that knocked Barcelona out. A questioned player and called to go out in summer, but that is currently capital up. He also completed the 210 minutes of the Atleti and has been gaining ground to all its competitors despite starting behind João Félix, Vitolo, Diego Costa, Morata and Lemar. Effort for each ball, sometimes excessive nerve, but in a team with difficulties to propose something different in attack is an oasis when it is good. And lately it always is. Against Barcelona, in addition to overcoming Neto in the hand-to-hand, he assisted Koke in the goal that opened the scoring and when he played above caused a lot of danger. In the final against Madrid he was also the most dangerous players and could be subject to penalty by Ramos. In the extra time he left several plays of great merit and was about to get the goal through a center in 119 ‘. He leaves very plugged in the tournament.
Dangote himself already made this intention public in 2018 and has even made movements to test the terrain over the years. The Nigerian has acknowledged having held meetings with several groups of Arsenal fans who ask for patience and maintain confidence in his project, which in England do not specify more details. Dangote is also an Arsenal fan and does not hide his desire to be the new gunner owner. “The Emirates is a place that has always been special for me and my family. I am excited about the possibility of getting there and being able to stay for a long time, “he said.Today, Arsenal is owned by the American Stanley Kroenke, a real estate investor and one of the most important men in sport internationally since he owns several clubs through his company Kroenke Sports & Entertainment. In addition to Arsenal, this company also has several North American sports franchises among its assets: The Los Angeles Rams (NFL), the Denver Nuggets (NBA), the Colorado Avalanche (NHL) and the Colorado Rapids (MLS).The management of Kroenke is raising strong criticism from the Arsenal fans, which has already organized several protests against him. The gunners projected the motto “We care, and you?” Giant size on the facade of a building near the Emirates earlier this month and complaints are more seeing the performance of the team. The North London fans question the investment of the Missouri that promised great conquests that now seem quite distant.If Dangote wants to replace Kroenke at the head of Arsenal, he will have to make a strong investment. According to the latest estimate made by Forbes in May 2019, Arsenal is valued at just over 2 billion euros (€ 2,066,105,777). Aliko Dangote is the richest man in Africa. The 62-year-old Nigerian created the Dangote group in 1977 and has managed to build one of the most powerful companies in the continent dedicated to processing food (salt, sugar and flour), manufacturing cement and transporting goods with an extended business throughout and Africa’s width. Now, The construction of its oil refinery in Lekki, which will be one of the largest in the world (2,500 hectares), focuses all its efforts but the Nigerian has made public its intention to acquire the Arsenal in the short term. The Nigerian, the 66th largest fortune worldwide according to Forbes, has said he will try to buy the club in 2021. “It is a team that I would like to buy someday but today we have projects worth 20 billion dollars and I am focused on it. Once I finished with this we could do it. Maybe in 2021. I don’t want to buy Arsenal now, I will do it when I finish with all these projects that will take my company to the next level, “said Lagos in Bloomberg.
The Royal Spanish Football Federation announced this afternoon the sanctions of First and Second Division. Following the decision of the Competition Committee, Pique The next day of the championship will be lost due to the completion of the card cycle. Barcelona claimed the withdrawal of the yellow that saw its central, but the agency has decided to dismiss its appeal. You could now claim the Appeal or the ADT, although it is normal that you do not transcend your request beyond the first instance.In addition to Piqué, the appointment will also be lost due to card accumulation Iñigo Martínez, Awaziem, Aridane Hernández, Felipe, Kevin Vázquez, Francis Coquelin, Daniel Wass and Zambo Anguissa. Daniel Alberto Pendin Sánchez, member of the bench of Mallorca, will miss the next two meetings for vigorously protesting the referee. In LaLiga SmartBank they receive a card sanction match Juan Torres, Ignasi Miquel, Johan Mojica, Carlos Hernández, Juanjo Nieto, Alberto de la Bella and Curro Sánchez. By expulsion, they miss the next day Sanabria, Cristóbal Márquez and Curro Torres (Lugo coach). Miguel Alberto Chamorro, a member of the Fuenlabrada staff, is punished with two. The same as Serge Tchaha (Lugo) and one less than Roberto Fernandez (three games). Lomotey, of Extremadura, has been sanctioned with an encounter.
The Manchester City fans has not taken time to pronounce on the UEFA penalty what will exclude the British team from European competitions during the next two seasons for not respecting the ‘Fair play ‘financial.During the Premier League match played this Wednesday against West Ham at Etihad Stadium, fans of Pep Guardiola’s team showed banners that lashed out at the top European soccer body. “UEFA Mafia”, You could read in one of them.
Martinez, who got here from getting his finest lead to an ATP Tour event, these rooms by which he fell to the Hungarian Attila Balazs, was capable of stand up to the strain of his rival to the remaining and saved the seven break factors that had the 30-year-old and 60th Moldovan on the earth. Martinez managed so as to add three breaks in six makes an attempt and made the distinction. His victory brings him up, thus far, seven extra locations within the rating and caresses the top-100, it’s digital 106th.Within the second spherical, already eighth, he’ll face an Aúpa opponent, the reborn Swiss Stan Wawrinka (this Wednesday round 05:00), winner of three Grand Slams, which was imposed in three units to the American Frances Tiafoe (6-3, 6-7 (1) and 7-6 (1)). Pedro Martínez took benefit of his SE standing in Acapulco (Particular Exempt, Particular Exempt), which allowed him to immediately enter the principle draw with out enjoying the earlier one, as a result of he couldn’t do it by enjoying the quarterfinals on the Open River on Saturday. The Valencian gained on Tuesday, early Wednesday in Spain, to Radu Albot and bluntly: 6-Three and 6-2 in 90 minutes.