Terry ‘could face Luis Suarez-style ban’

first_imgJohn Terry could face a Luis Suarez-style ban despite being cleared of racially abusing Anton Ferdinand, the Daily Mirror declare.There is speculation that the FA may yet take action against the Chelsea skipper, who has always vehemently denied any wrongdoing.Terry was found not guilty.The Mirror suggest he could be charged under the same disciplinary rules that saw Liverpool forward Suarez fined £40,000 and banned for eight games for racially abusing Manchester United’s Patrice Evra.The Sun say both Terry and QPR defender Ferdinand are likely to be charged with bringing the game into disrepute as a result of their foul-mouthed confrontation at Loftus Road last October.They can expect at least a two-match ban at the start of the new season, the paper suggests.The Sun also report that Fabio Capello, who resigned as England boss in protest at the FA sacking Terry as captain, welcomed news that the player had been cleared.Capello’s son, Pierfilippo, said: “We are very happy. My personal view, as a lawyer, is that the final answer to this matter came from where it was always supposed to come.”Meanwhile, the Daily Mail believe QPR have missed out in their attempt to sign out-of-contract Blackburn star Junior Hoilett.The winger has flown to Germany for talks with Borussia Monchengladbach, leading to reports he will choose a move to the Bundesliga outfit.This page is regularly updated. Follow West London Sport on TwitterFind us on Facebooklast_img read more

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Joel Embiid’s big night leads 76ers past Nets in possible playoff preview

first_imgWintry storm delivers US travel woes before Thanksgiving JJ Redick scored 18 points and Ben Simmons had 16 points and eight assists for the 76ers, who snapped a two-game losing streak.The game matched teams that would’ve met in the first round of the playoffs had the postseason started Thursday. The 76ers have a strong hold on the No. 3 seed in the East with seven games remaining, and they moved three games ahead of idle Indiana.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSPalace wants Cayetano’s PHISGOC Foundation probed over corruption chargesSPORTSSingapore latest to raise issue on SEA Games food, logistics“We might see them in the playoffs, so it was good to see where we’re at, especially after two losses,” Embiid said. “I’ve been feeling it. I’ve been getting ready. I’m excited.”Embiid has a bad taste in his mouth from last season’s second-round exit via Boston. In that series, Embiid was forced to wear a mask to protect an eye injury. He’s preparing for a deeper postseason run this time around. “It’s definitely going to be a different story,” he said.Embiid did his damage inside and outside against the Nets. The All-Star center got off to a fast start, scoring 14 of Philadelphia’s first 19 points while making five of seven shots, including all three 3-point tries.Joe Harris scored 22 points and Rondae Hollis-Jefferson added 19 for Brooklyn, which is clinging to a playoff spot.The Nets began Thursday sixth in the East, but dropped to seventh with Detroit’s 115-98 win over Orlando on Thursday. Brooklyn is a half-game in front of No. 8 Miami and just one game ahead of the ninth-place Magic and two games clear of No. 10 Charlotte.“We have to be better to beat a team like this,” Brooklyn coach Kenny Atkinson said.ADVERTISEMENT Cayetano: Senate, Drilon to be blamed for SEA Games mess View comments Bloomberg: US would benefit from more, not fewer, immigrants PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games PLAY LIST 02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games02:11Trump awards medals to Jon Voight, Alison Krauss Google Philippines names new country director Trump tells impeachment jokes at annual turkey pardon event Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. TIP-INSBrooklyn: Allen Crabbe (right knee) missed his sixth straight game. … The Nets dropped to 17-22 on the road. … Brooklyn struggled from the free-throw line, shooting 19 of 29. … Russell, who was averaging 28.3 points on the road trip, scored 13.Philadelphia: Assistant coach Billy Lange accepted the head coaching job at Saint Joseph’s University on Thursday. Lange’s duties coaching the defense will be assumed by Jim O’Brien. … Philadelphia improved to 30-9 at home and 13-7 since adding Tobias Harris.UP NEXTBrooklyn: Open a three-game homestand Saturday against Boston.Philadelphia: At Minnesota Saturday night.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Colombia protesters vow new strike after talks hit snag Panelo: Duterte ‘angry’ with SEA Games hosting hassles Brooklyn finished a grueling seven-game road trip 2-5. And it doesn’t get easier for the Nets, who are trying to make the playoffs for the first time since the 2014-15 season.Brooklyn’s remaining six-game schedule includes contests against Boston, Toronto, Indiana, Miami and a pair vs. Milwaukee.“We have to recharge our batteries,” Atkinson said. “It’s been a long trip. We have to somehow get that juice back. We lacked a little juice tonight.”Philadelphia surged to an early lead and never let go.Helped by making eight of their first 10 3-point attempts, the 76ers led by as many as 20 points in the first half before settling for a 68-58 lead at the break. The Nets closed to within six at 71-65 and had a chance to cut it to four with Rodions Kurucs at the line for two free throws 2:42 into the third quarter. But Kurucs missed both foul shots, and Philadelphia ran off 10 straight to take a 15-point lead.“It’s really bitten us,” Atkinson said of the free-throw shooting. “You have to make your free throws.”TECHNICALLY SPEAKINGThe teams received a combined four technical fouls. Three of the fouls came in the first half, all from referee Scott Foster for arguing calls. For Philadelphia, Embiid and Jimmy Butler were whistled for techs, while Brooklyn’s D’Angelo Russell received one. Simmons was called for a tech in the second half for dissent.HEAD GAMEEmbiid, Butler and Mike Scott wore tie-back headbands. It was Embiid’s idea, and the big man said he might stick to the fashion statement after draining three 3-pointers. Bucks stop Clippers, but Antetokounmpo aggravates ankle MOST READ Private companies step in to help SEA Games hosting Philadelphia 76ers’ Joel Embiid, center, drives to the basket as Brooklyn Nets’ Jared Dudley, right, and Ed Davis, left, defend during the second half of an NBA basketball game, Thursday, March 28, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Michael Perez)PHILADELPHIA — Joel Embiid is raising his game in anticipation of the playoffs.Embiid had 39 points, 13 rebounds and six assists to lead the Philadelphia 76ers to a 123-110 victory over the Brooklyn Nets on Thursday night.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

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Caledonia Medical to Provide Lab Tests for Several Public Hospitals

first_img Under the agreement, Caledonia Medical Laboratory will provide microbiology services to Kingston Public Hospital (KPH), Bustamante Hospital for Children, Victoria Jubilee Hospital, Spanish Town Hospital, National Chest Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Linstead Hospital. Story Highlights The Ministry of Health and Wellness has partnered with Caledonia Medical Laboratory Limited to provide laboratory tests for several public hospitals across the island. The Ministry of Health and Wellness has partnered with Caledonia Medical Laboratory Limited to provide laboratory tests for several public hospitals across the island.Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton; and Managing Director of Caledonia Medical Laboratory, Barbara Hendricks, signed the memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Monday (May 13), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices.Under the agreement, Caledonia Medical Laboratory will provide microbiology services to Kingston Public Hospital (KPH), Bustamante Hospital for Children, Victoria Jubilee Hospital, Spanish Town Hospital, National Chest Hospital, Princess Margaret Hospital and Linstead Hospital.Minister of Health and Wellness, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton (seated, centre), along with Managing Director, Caledonia Medical Laboratory Limited, Barbara Hendricks (seated, right), affix their signatures to a copy of a memorandum of understanding (MOU), which will see the laboratory providing diagnostic tests for several public hospitals across the island. The signing took place during a ceremony at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices on Monday (May 13). Also pictured (seated, at left) is Permanent Secretary in the Health Ministry, Dunstan Bryan. Others (standing from left) are Director, Policy Planning and Development in the Ministry, Howard Lynch; Director, Health Systems Support and Monitoring, Dr. Beverley Wright; Head, Health Promotion and Protection Branch, Dr. Simone Spence; Administrative Manager, Caledonia Medical, June Bryan; and Technical Manager at the lab, Marcia Grant.center_img Portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton; and Managing Director of Caledonia Medical Laboratory, Barbara Hendricks, signed the memorandum of understanding (MOU) on Monday (May 13), at the Ministry’s New Kingston offices. The tests include ear, eye, throat, nasal, sputum, urine, blood, and sterility.The provision is part of a $1-billion programme being undertaken by the Government to reduce waiting time within the public health system.The programme, which was announced by portfolio Minister, Dr. the Hon. Christopher Tufton, during his Sectoral presentation on May 7, aims to address delays in the provision of diagnostic tests, day and inpatient surgeries, and also shortage in bed space.Caledonia Medical Laboratory is the first entity to sign on to the diagnostic aspect of the programme.Dr. Tufton said that the Government’s objective is to “do away” with the practice of sending public health patients to do diagnostic tests privately, at their expense.As such, he said that the arrangement will enable persons to access diagnostic services in the private space “but we will deal with the cost”.“We want to be able, once we identify limited capacity, to boost our capacity by adding private providers within a transparent governance framework to add to what we do. We really believe in the partnerships and we think Caledonia clearly qualifies for this,” he said.Under the initiative, it is intended that Jamaicans who are examined in the public health system and approved for diagnostic tests will be given the tests free of charge, even if they have to get them done by an approved private provider.These include computerised tomography (CT) scans, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound, angiography, endoscopy (colonoscopy and urogenital endoscopy), and histopathology.last_img read more

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