first_imgJosé Maria ‘Chema’ Candela He died this Thursday at his home at age 59 from the coronavirus. The historic journalist of Radio Nacional and Televisión Española covered the information of the Atlético de Madrid.Candle He had been in serious condition for a week due to the spread of the coronavirus. A tweet from his partner José Luis Toral warned of his death: “I still can’t believe it, FRIEND of mine. Chema Candela, an excellent person who is surely already in heaven. We criticized a few weeks ago that no measures were taken against the damn virus and now it seems to have taken you. “ RNE He confirmed the news and said goodbye to his partner: “Our colleague Chema Candela has passed away. Rest in peace. We are going to miss you very much.” While Radio Gazette He also dedicated a tweet to the journalist: “Until always friend and colleague. We will miss you Chema Candela.” Minutes later, his fellow professionals showed their condolences.The Atlético de Madrid also fired the information professional, who for so many years covered the information of the mattress club: “The Club Atlético de Madrid, on behalf of its president, Enrique Cerezo, of its CEO, Miguel Ángel Gil, and of the Board of Directors wants to convey its sincere condolences to the relatives, friends and colleagues of the National Radio of Spain of José María Candela for such an irreparable loss. Rest in peace “last_img read more

first_imgThe ERTE of Barcelona, ​​Alavés and Espanyol will be retroactive. In other words, their salary will be reduced by 70% from the start of the Alarm State (March 15) until it ends. Barcelona was the first club to announce it. He did so on March 26 after several days of negotiations with the players and workers. A few days later, the Catalan team announced that they accepted the 70% salary reduction so that the employees of the non-sports staff of the entity affected by the ERTE did not have to be affected.In the case of Espanyol, the ERTE only affects the club’s sports squad, from youth to the men’s and women’s first team.. Alavés, meanwhile, announced the ERTE on March 27, and that it will affect both its football and basketball sections (Baskonia). A measure in which almost a thousand employees have been implicated.Waiting for approval, is Atlétcio de Madrid, who could receive it tomorrow. In addition, in Second they have also requested Las Palmas, Zaragoza, Racing and Ponferradina. While they could follow the path of Betis, that of agreeing to a salary reduction with the players, other teams such as Athletic, Valencia and Valladolid. The Ministry of Labor has already authorized the first ERTEs among professional football clubs. Barcelona, ​​Alavés and Espanyol have already received the good from the authorities corresponding to the request for the Temporary Employment Regulation File that they did a few weeks ago before the stoppage of the competitions and the income was paralyzed. Pending there are other teams, such as Atlético, to also authorize them to carry it out among their workers.As already counting AS, ERTE are a way that LaLiga has urged in recent days for the First and Second Division clubs to apply. The reason lies in the lack of income from the clubs due to the halt of the competitions. With these measures they want the soccer industry to be the least resentful. “It is necessary to adopt these measures in view of the serious economic crisis generated by COVID-19,” he explained in a statement from the employers. This option is not the one that is most liked by the footballers union AFE, since they consider a better option the lowering of salaries agreed between locker rooms and clubs. Way that teams like Betis have followed.last_img read more

first_imgRoberto Carlos turned 47 this Friday and on the occasion of his celebration ESPN spoke with him. The former white player, who is now an ambassador for the club and FIFA, works on behalf of the entity in events and trips and is a commentator on Real Madrid TV, spoke of several chapters of his career. One of them was starring Marcelo. Real Madrid signed him in 2006 from Fluminense when he was 18 years old. He paid 6 million euros thanks to the excellent eye of Pedja Mijatovic, then white sports director. In that team, trained by Capello, was Roberto Carlos. He served as a godfather protector of the young Brazilian for a season since in 2007 he went to Galatasaray but at that time he helped Marcelo a lot to the point of influencing his future within the club. Madrid wanted to yield to Marcelo, but when Roberto Carlos learned of this, he spoke with the club and gave his opinion: “I met Marcelo here when he was 18 years old. Madrid wanted to transfer it to some clubs here in Spain and I was the first to say no, Nananinanão ”. It was not an easy drink to digest for Marcelo that, as soon as he arrived in Spain, the club wanted to give him up. The player recalled it like this on Real Madrid Television: “When I was 18, a manager called his office at the Bernabéu and I went alone. He told me that they wanted to transfer me to another club to gain experience and that they wanted me to return the following year. I told him that I was not going to move from Madrid. It was the worst moment because I knew that the team didn’t need me, but it was the moment in which I have been stronger. “ Roberto Carlos went out to the court and put his grain of sand for Marcelo to continue.It was not the only gesture that Roberto had with a newcomer Marcelo. He treated him like a little brother, and he even spent Christmas with his family Because of calendar and scheduling problems, he could not go to Brazil and return to train with the team. “I know how important Christmas is to families. Being away from Brazil, he had to have a home and feel like his home. I lived with my aunt and I told her: ‘Aunt, Marcelo and his family are coming, find him a table so that they feel comfortable with us”, Roberto Carlos recalled on several occasions. The advice and conversations between the two helped greatly in the adaptation of Marcelo, who ended up inheriting the position of Roberto and becoming one of the best left-backs in Madrid’s history.last_img read more

first_imgBut in addition to being physical, you also have to do exercises with the ball. Questioned if he plays ‘some party’ with Henry, Luis backs down and says he prefers not to. “I don’t know if I want to. I’ve seen him train and he’s still able to pound me”, sentenced the English, who still fears the tremendous quality that his boss demonstrated for years with the Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal, Barcelona and NY Red Bulls jerseys.“Sancho’s case encouraged me to come here”Luis Binks left the sub18 of Tottenham last February in search of making the immediate leap to professional football. His ideas attracted his ideas from his boss and quarantine partner Henry. He even resisted one last chat with Jose Mourinho, who offered him a place in the next preseason. “I told the people at the academy that I was leaving and they said” Wait, I am calling Mourinho. ” I spoke to him and he said he liked me, that he planned to include me in the preseason and that if I did well, he could enjoy a few minutes next season. This made the decision harder but it also reaffirmed me. If I’m good at it, I’ll get to the top, “he says.The one who inspired him to ‘look for life’ was Jadon Sancho, when he left the City academy to succeed at Borussia Dortmund. “When Sancho went to Dortmund and did it that well, he inspired me and I thought, ‘Why not?’ It seemed crazy,” he said.The center-back now enjoys top-tier games in a North American league rather than England’s lower ranks. “My debut here was before 30,000 people. Last year, I had to travel to Derby on a Thursday with the U23s to play before 50 people. The stands, that moment, motivates you and you give much more. I could still have learned something with the sub23, but I do not think much more than here, “says the defender, just 18 years old. With several family members, as a couple or without company … The companions in this confinement in which the coronavirus keeps us are being varied in each case. So much so that you can even stay locked up with a world soccer legend who is also your boss.That has happened to Luis Binks, a former Tottenham Hotspur, with Thierry Henry, his coach at the Montreal Impact. To this day, the two of them are the only two guests who continue at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel in the Canadian city. “Here is the coach and me. No one else. No one new has come and those who were have left. He has not invited me to his room yet, but I bet he has the best suite, “Binks told the British newspaper Daily Mail, who admits that he has some talk with the former striker in the lobby of the luxurious hotel.For Binks, any moment is a good time to establish himself in the position after two consecutive starts until the break. Now, he wants to show that even inside the hotel he is fit and deserves a place in eleven. “I run up and down the stairs instead of taking the elevator. I hope the coach sees me. I’m doing everything I can, because before this, I was all right. I also take the opportunity to run now that the city is empty. It’s a good way to get to know her! “, Luis states in the Mail.last_img read more

first_imgAt the second, the establishments are solely discussing coaching: the singles have already began since Monday, whereas the group ought to do it on the 18th, one thing that’s nonetheless in the air. One other difficulty that additionally worries gamers and groups is the obligation in case of recent positives, which in accordance to Italian laws could be thought-about as an accident at work.It appears difficult, anyway, {that a} resolution is made quickly, as imagined at the finish of final week. The authorities has different priorities and prefers to await the evolution of the pandemic in the nation, which has simply entered part 2, with reopening in many actions. Minister Spadafora, who till just lately was the hardest opponent for the resumption of competitions, is altering discourse, though cautiously: “In the Authorities we hope that every one championships could be resumed, however as we speak it’s not possible to converse of dates, it’s going to rely on the contagion curve in the next two weeks. “ The assembly between the Scientific Technical Committee of the Italian Authorities and the representatives of Federcalcio has ended. Two, in accordance to ‘La Gazzetta dello Sport’, are the subjects which have taken the longest time in the hour and a half of dialogue: the lack of checks to detect COVID-19 in some areas of the nation (comparable to Lombardy, the area most affected by the virus) and, above all, what to do if a brand new constructive seems amongst the gamers. The scientists will now publish a report to be delivered to the Minister of Well being, Roberto Speranza, who will then talk about the difficulty with Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte and with Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora.last_img read more

first_imgJeonbuk and Suwon, League and Cup champions respectively, will give the beginning gun to the following Friday (12:00) Okay-league most anticipated in recent years. South Korea’s prime soccer class will start two months after the scheduled date. It is going to accomplish that with a brand new format – every group will play 11 fewer video games than standard – and two Spanish representatives: the Cantabrian Osmar Ibáñez, holy signal of FC Seoul, and the canary Luisma Hernández, assistant to Byung-Keun Lee at Daegu FC.After a considerably irregular 2019 – he completed third, however didn’t win any of the league championship video games – FC Seoul is predicted to step ahead and have the ability to be part of Ulsan and Jeonbuk within the struggle for the title. After a disastrous 2018, the return of Osmar Ibáñez, the restoration of Park Chu-young and the expansion of Park Dong-jin allowed Choi Yong-soo’s group to return to the Asian Champions. This, coupled with the return of Hadrian and the event of younger left-back centerback Kim Ju-sung, half of the South Korean U-20 squad runner-up in Poland final summer season, ought to be sufficient to reignite the mortal league. “If we don’t mess it up a lot, we can wage warfare”Osmar acknowledged in an interview printed in April.Seoul completed 2019 occupying third place, a privileged place that can attempt to assault Daegu FC once more. Regardless of not with the ability to have an viewers within the stands of the newly launched DGB Daegu Financial institution Park, The group of Tenerife assistant Luisma Hernández will search to return to carry out above expectations, simply as they did after closing final 12 months in a creditable fifth place. The Blues misplaced the revelation goalkeeper on the World Cup in Russia, Jo Hyun-woo, who left for Ulsan after finishing his four-week army service. Nonetheless, they’ve bolstered their protection with Hwang Tae-hyeon, the world runner-up with the Korean U-20 group, and Kim Jae-uh, half of the U-23 group that gained the class’s Asian Cup in January. Brazilians Cesinha and Edgar and Montenegrin Dejan Damjanovic will make the distinction in assault. “There may be not a lot panic right here as in Europe”That the South Korean golf equipment are competing once more is nice information, however the reality is that few have stopped coaching through the epidemic. That is the case of Daegu, whose footballers have continued to train as a bunch in a sports activities metropolis that has develop into their residence. “We’ve got labored with warning, however we’ve got not stopped,” reveals a Luisma Hernández who particulars the protocol in opposition to the virus: “If you arrive on the stadium you could determine your self and take your temperature. Everybody, besides the footballers who’re enjoying and warming up, ought to put on a masks. Within the locker room, which might be disinfected earlier than and after every match, your complete group will enter”.Daegu, an assistant and analyst from Tenerife, believes that in South Korea “there may be not as a lot panic as in Europe.” “The league has requested gamers to be proactive. That they don’t shake fingers, don’t spit or discuss head to head with the rival. You additionally need to preserve your distance from the referee. If a participant assessments constructive, he might be remoted for 2 weeks.“He provides earlier than touring by prepare to Incheon, the place his group debuts subsequent Saturday:” All groups are primarily based within the peninsula, so we at all times journey by prepare or bus. All collectively, with none drawback. “last_img read more

first_imgBANGALORE, India (CMC):West Indies will look to separate themselves from the crowd while taking a giant step towards the next round when they clash with Sri Lanka in their second game of the Twenty20 World Cup today. The match starts at 9 a.m. Jamaica time.They lead Group 1 following their convincing six-wicket victory over England in Mumbai last Wednesday, but are on two points along with Sri Lanka and England, who are second and third, respectively, based on net run rate.However, fully aware that another win would put the Caribbean side further out front, captain Darren Sammy said there would be no letting up in the intensity with which they planned to approach the contest at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium.”Tomorrow’s game becomes very, very important for us especially with the way the group is turning out,” Sammy warned.”Before we came here, when we looked at the schedule, the coach did mention that every game should be played like a final, and tomorrow’s no different. We have played Sri Lanka in a final before, we lost to them twice in the semis, so it is very important in the context of how the group is turning out.”Hopefully, we can keep on winning because that’s what we’re in the tournament here to do. Like I’ve said many times, once we do what we know we can do – and you saw it against England – [we will be successful].”West Indies are riding on the momentum from their emphatic win over England, when they chased down 183 to win with 11 balls to spare at the Wankhede Stadium.The victory was led by superstar opener Chris Gayle, who struck an unbeaten even century to become the first player to reach triple figures twice in T20 World Cup history.”Our bowlers did what we had to do and then our batters, led by Chris, chased it down very well. Today, another venue, good wicket, hopefully we can have another exciting match, but we come out victorious.”Today’s venue is the home of Indian Premier League side Royal Challengers Bangalore, whose batting is spearheaded by Gayle.last_img read more

first_imgThe Jamaica Olympic Association (JOA) named eight athletes who are involved in a camp in preparation for participation at the fifth Commonwealth Youth Games in Apia, Samoa from September 5-11. The announcement was made by Alan Beckford, JOA director and chef de mission of the team, at a press conference held at the JOA offices yesterday. Joan Rattray will double as assistant chef de mission and medical officer. The athletes are all national junior champions at the recently held National Championships and also World Youth Games representatives. The list include: (Females) – Junelle Bromfield (400m hurdles), Satanya Wright (400m). Males – Michael Bentley (200m, 4x400m relay), Lushane Wilson (800m, 4x400m), Jauavney James (400m, 4x400m), Leonardo Ledgister (300m hurdles, 3x400m), Leon Clarke (800m, 4x400m) and Kevin Nedrick (discus, shot put). The coach is Michael McIntosh. Track and field athletes apart, swimming will be represented by Annabella Lyn and Joseph Black. The coach is Wendy Lee. Natalie Neita-Headley, minister with responsibility for sports, urged the athletes to give of their best. “We have grown accustomed as a country to doing well in everything that we do as we only want the best. While we have great expectations as a people, we want you to do your best as that will be good enough,” the minister encouraged. “You give of your best and if you remain disciplined, if you remain dope-free, we are happy to have you represent Jamaica, so as you go off, remember this. Congrats to the JOA for creating the opportunity for you. Take this journey seriously for your life depends on it, your future depends on it,” she added. Michael Fennell, JOA president, spoke a bit of the history of the Commonwealth Youth Games, that started 15 years ago in Scotland. “The Commonwealth Youth Games has attracted seven sports, but has been growing steadily. It is not at the level of the Youth World Games or Youth Olympics,” Fennell shared. “UNICEF will once again partner with the Commonwealth and will conduct a number of workshops during the Games in Samoa for the young people. In addition to the sports, the focus will be on the athletes’ personal development. This we are very happy for.” The team will leave on August 31 and is slated to arrive in Samoa on September 2.last_img read more

first_imgTwenty local coaches started the fourth Netball Jamaica (NJ)/University of Technology (UTech) Level 1 coaching course at the weekend.Marva Bernard, president of Netball Jamaica, said her organisation was pleased to be staging another course. She said that the impact on the sport has been tremendous to date, and mentioned that the new head coach of the Under-21 squad, Christopher Smart, is a graduate of the course.President of the International Netball Federation Molly Rhone lauded the participants for taking the step to invest in themselves. She said netball could only get better with better-trained coaches right across the board.Smart, who graduated from the course in 2012, endorsed it while saying that it had made him a better coach. Since then, he has won two competitions and is a force to be reckoned with in the Berger Elite League as coach of the St. Catherine Racers. He was recently appointed head coach of the Under-21 training squad that is in preparation for the 2017 World Youth Netball Championships in Botswana.high hopesOne of the participants, Delroy Johnson, coach of Holy Childhood High School, said that he expected to become a better coach at the end of the course based on the scientific methods to be taught. He added that he hopes the course will help him to achieve his school’s dream of winning the national championship this year.Dr. Kamilah Hylton, acting dean of the Faculty of Science and Sport at UTech, said that she was ecstatic to be hosting the course another time.”We believe that the two (science and sport) are married, so for it to be held here, we are absolutely delighted to be a part of such an event.”The course will run for six weeks, all day Saturday and Sunday. Some of the topics to be taught include nutrition, anatomy, sport psychology, fundamentals of netball skills, sport management, among others. The participants will sit a theory and a practical examination at the end of the six weeks.Kim Mair, chief executive officer of the Joan Duncan Foundation/JMMB Group (new sponsor), said that her organisation was on board to support the development of the sport of netball. The other sponsors are the International Netball Federation, Netball Jamaica Foundation, Supreme Ventures, and Jamaica National.last_img read more

first_imgMANCHESTER, England (AP):Jamie Vardy became the first player to score in 11 straight English Premier League (EPL) games in helping Leicester draw 1-1 with Manchester United, capping a frenzied day of goals and drama that ended with Manchester City back in first place.Vardy beat former United star Ruud van Nistelrooy’s record – held since 2003 – for netting in consecutive games by scoring in the 24th minute at King Power Stadium yesterday, continuing a stunning run that began in late August.”It’s unbelievable,” said Vardy, who was playing non-league football four seasons ago and wasn’t even a regular starter for Leicester last season.Leicester began the day in first place, scarcely believable given the team narrowly fought off relegation only last season, but slipped to second after conceding an equaliser to Bastian Schweinsteiger in first-half injury time.Man City reclaimed top spot after grabbing three of the 25 goals scored across six matches – an unprecedented total in the Premier League for that number of games.City beat Southampton 3-1 at home to end a sobering week on a high, following losses to Liverpool in the Premier League and Juventus in the Champions League.DE BRUYNE NETS OPENING GOALRecord signing Kevin De Bruyne scored the opening goal for City, with the playmaker setting up the others for Fabian Delph and Aleksandar Kolarov.The most dramatic game was at Dean Court, where Junior Stanislas scored Bournemouth’s last-gasp equaliser in a wild 3-3 draw against Everton. Four of the game’s goals went in from the 80th, with Ross Barkley scoring in the fifth minute of stoppage time to restore the lead for Everton.Newcastle dropped into the bottom three after losing 5-1 at Crystal Palace. Sunderland capitalised on the sending-off of Ryan Shawcross soon after half-time to beat Stoke 2-0 through goals in the final eight minutes by Patrick van Aanholt and Duncan Watmore.Aston Villa are five points adrift in last place after matching the club’s longest run without a victory – 13 games – by losing 3-2 to Watford.Vardy’s record-breaking goal was typical for a player who has become one of the hottest properties in English football. Racing onto a through-ball behind the defence and one-on-one with the goalkeeper David de Gea, Vardy took a touch, composed himself, and shot powerfully into the bottom corner.He wheeled away in celebration, pointing repeatedly to his chest, shouting out loudly and taking in the adulation of the crowd before getting mobbed by teammates.”I’ve just been keeping my head down this week, not letting it sink in my head and just concentrate,” Vardy said. “It was just another game we tried to get three points from.”last_img read more