Parker beats Fury on points, retains WBO heavyweight title

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours New Zealand’s Joseph Parker celebrates his victory over Britain’s Hughie Fury after the WBO heavyweight title bout Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 at Manchester Arena in Manchester, England. Joseph Parker of New Zealand retained his WBO heavyweight title by beating Hughie Fury of Britain in a majority decision on Saturday. (Nick Potts/PA via AP)MANCHESTER, England — Joseph Parker prevented the Fury family from reclaiming a world heavyweight title by beating Hughie Fury by a majority decision on Saturday, with the judges rewarding the New Zealander’s attacking approach in an uneventful fight.Parker failed to land many clean punches but was never in danger against Fury, who came with a game plan of negating Parker’s power with his movement and foot speed and then counterattacking.ADVERTISEMENT Hughie was attempting to match the achievement of his cousin, Tyson, who beat Wladimir Klitschko in November 2015 to win the WBA, WBO and IBF belts. Tyson was in Hughie’s corner at Manchester Arena and leapt into the ring after the fight was over, mobbing his cousin in an attempt to convince the judges.It didn’t work. The Fury camp said it will be appealing the result.“Disgusted to be honest,” Fury said. “They’ve ruined peoples’ lives tonight. I didn’t think the score was right. I thought I won the fight easy.”Fury, who lost for the first time in 21 professional fights, is the subject of an ongoing UK Anti-Doping investigation after low-level traces of the steroid nandrolone were found in samples given by him in February 2015. He has denied any wrongdoing and is challenging their findings, leaving him free to box.Parker described Fury’s wafted punches as a “pitter-patter” and said he wasn’t hurt once. Fury landed two uppercuts but lacked power with his punches. His awkward, evasive style didn’t make for an entertaining fight in the first sporting event at the arena since the bomb attack in May.ADVERTISEMENT Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ In ‘Jojo Rabbit,’ Comedy and Drama Collide Trump’s comments on anthem, Curry resonate across sports Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Two judges scored the fight 118-110 in favor of Parker. The other judge scored it 114-114.“I felt I won, put on the pressure,” Parker said. “It was a close fight, but I felt I came out on top.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogIt was the second successful defense of his belt, leaving Parker (24-0) to look ahead to a potential fight against WBA and IBF champion Anthony Joshua. Parker’s promoter, Dave Higgins, said the fight could be arranged for the summer of 2018 at a big stadium in Britain.“I don’t care who I fight next, everyone and anyone,” said Parker, who was fighting in the UK for the first time and plans for more fights here. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene How to help the Taal evacuees DAY6 is for everybody OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Mos Burger to open in Manila; teases with a pop-up Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next SEA Games: John Marvin 1st Filipino boxer to crash out, bows to Vietnam bet PLAY LIST 04:07SEA Games: John Marvin 1st Filipino boxer to crash out, bows to Vietnam bet02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)03:47PH’s Charly Suarez boxing lightweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)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 LATEST STORIES MOST READ View commentslast_img read more

166 cops trained to handle domestic violence reports

first_img…issue continues to be a serious social threat – acting Top CopOne hundred and sixty-six Police officers from seven policing divisions across the country are now better equipped to handle domestic violence reports after successfully completing a Domestic Violence Scenario Training Workshop.Police ranks who were trained to handle domestic violence cases share a photo moment with Jamaican consultant Novelette Grant and Khemraj Ramjattan, along with senior members of the GPFThe training sessions were part of the Public Security Ministry’s Security Sector Reform Programme and were spearheaded by Novelette Grant, consultant and former Deputy Police Commissioner of the Jamaican Police Force.She stated that the aim of the training workshop was to advance the skills of mid-career Policemen and Policewomen so that they would be in better positions to deal with domestic violence issues and impart that knowledge to their peers at the various Police stations throughout the country.Acting Police Commissioner Nigel Hoppie emphasised that domestic violence continues to be a serious social threat, and is everybody’s business— since it affects everyone at all levels of society.Meanwhile, Project Manager of the Citizen Security Strategy Programme (CSSP), Dr Clement Henry reiterated that the CSSP focuses heavily on violence and crime reduction in Guyana.The cost of violence, he said, is tremendous, since, when calculated for the year 2017, it amounted to over a billion Guyana dollars. As a result, “programmes are being put in place to eliminate risk factors in the home, community and at societal levels in a whole”.He stated that currently, under construction are domestic violence interview rooms and child-friendly spaces at Police stations— another initiative by the CSSP to work together with the Guyana Police Force in combatting domestic violence in Guyana.Additionally, Public Security Minister Khemraj Ramjattan commended the planning team and Director of the Training Workshop for executing a programme of such calibre and lauded the participants for ensuring that they were a part of this necessary training programme.He expressed his concerns for the issue of domestic violence to be addressed, since statistics reveal that Guyanese women are suffering at the hands of men both physically, emotionally, and economically.Meanwhile, certificates were presented to all 166 officers for completing the programme, as they were challenged and admonished to return to the fields with better knowledge and competence to help combat domestic violence within their divisions.last_img read more

FA Cup 2nd round draw: Hartlepool travel to Ryan Giggs and Gary Neville’s Salford City

first_imgRyan Giggs, Gary Neville and the rest of the ‘Class of ‘92’ will see their Salford City side take on League Two side Hartlepool in the FA Cup second round.Northwich Victoria, who took Boreham Wood to a replay, are the lowest ranked team left in the tournament and will face a trip to financially struggling Northampton should they progress.Other standout ties include Millwall at home to Wycombe and non-league Chesham United away to either Aldershot or Bradford.Ties will be played across the weekend of December 4-7 2015.Full draw for the second round of the FA Cup:Aldershot/Bradford v Chesham UnitedBarnet v Brackley/NewportPeterborough United v Luton TownPortsmouth v Accrington StanleyStourbridge v EastleighNorthampton Town v Northwich Victoria/Boreham WoodExeter City v Port Vale/MaidenheadCambridge United v Doncaster RoversGrimsby Town v Shrewsbury TownYeovil Town v StevenageRochdale v BuryWelling United v Carlisle UnitedLeyton Orient v Scunthorpe UnitedMillwall v Wycombe WanderersColchester United v AltrinchamFC United of Manchester/Chesterfield v WalsallSheffield United v Mansfield/OldhamSalford City v Hartlepool UnitedDagenham & Redbridge/Morecombe v WhitehawkBraintreee/Oxford United v Forest Green Rovers The FA Cup trophy with FA Chairman Greg Dyke 1last_img read more

17-year-old girl charged in deadly crash

first_img160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREPettersson scores another winner, Canucks beat KingsThe occupants of two other cars hit as a result of the collision suffered minor injuries, according to investigators. Along with vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence, the girl is accused in a Juvenile Court petition of one felony count each of evading an officer causing death, evading an officer causing injury, and reckless driving causing specified injury. She also is charged with a misdemeanor count of speed contest causing injury. The girl, who was treated at San Gabriel Valley Medical Center for minor injuries, is being detained at Eastlake Juvenile Hall. For more news and observations about crime in Los Angeles and the San Fernando Valley, check out the Daily News’ crime blog by clicking here. A teenage girl accused of racing with another driver and leading San Gabriel police on a high-speed chase that ended with the death of a 19-year-old woman will be arraigned today on vehicular manslaughter and other charges. The 17-year-old Rosemead girl, whose name is not being released because of her age, will be arraigned in Eastlake Juvenile Court in Los Angeles. She is accused of racing a white Ford Focus against another driver in a black Scion, then accelerating to about 80 mph as a San Gabriel police officer tried to stop the two cars just before 12:15 a.m. Sunday. The teen allegedly ran a red light at the intersection of Las Tunas Drive and Rosemead Boulevard and broadsided a Lexus ES300 driven by Angela My Chung, who died of severe head trauma and internal injuries, police said. last_img read more