UAAP suspends UE’s Nick Abanto for one game

first_imgFILE – University of the East’s Nick Abanto during a game against National University in the UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball tournament. Photo from UAAPMANILA, Philippines—The UAAP on Tuesday announced that University of the East’s Nick Abanto will be suspended in the Red Warriors’ next game against Far Eastern University on Sunday.Jensen Ilagan, the league’s basketball commissioner, came about Abanto’s suspension after the forward was caught swinging his left arm toward the head of Ateneo’s William Navarro as the two were battling for a rebound upon thorough review.ADVERTISEMENT Phivolcs: Cloud seeding in ashfall affected areas needs study MOST READ According to article 4.3 of the UAAP Basketball Rules, “The Commissioner has the power to impose additional penalties. This power may be exercised to non-calls but involve abhorrent acts in nature including, but not limited to, flagrant unsportsmanlike fouls, and conduct that involves dangerous and dirty tactics and supported by the official video.”“We call on all student-athletes to always keep in mind the safety and welfare not just of their teammates but also their opponents. Though the spirit of sports is competition, the ultimate goal is to build comradery among everyone,” Ilagan stressed. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next LATEST STORIES Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:04Daybreak as smoke, ash billows from Taal volcano01:05Poor visibility, nakaapekto sa maraming lugar sa Batangas03:028,000 pulis sa Region 4-A, tuloy ang trabaho03:57Phivolcs, nahihirapan sa komunikasyon sa Taal01:04Sold-out: Stores run out of face masks after Taal spews ash01:45Iran police shoot at those protesting plane shootdown No need to wear face masks in Metro Manila, says scientist 400 evacuees from Taal eruption take refuge in Mt. Banahaw ‘Gago’ 2 village execs nabbed in Bohol buy-bust For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. The eyes have it: Max Scherzer embraces 2 different eye colors Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments ‘People evacuated on their own’ DSWD Bicol donates P1.5M worth of food packs for Taal eruption evacuees The incident happened at the 6:33 mark of the first quarter of the Blue Eagles’ lopsided win over the Red Warriors last Sunday but no foul was called.“Upon multiple reviews of the incident, we saw that there was intent by Mr. Abanto to hit Mr. Navarro that causing him to fall and eventually be carried off the playing court,” said Ilagan.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSAndray Blatche has high praise for teammate Kai SottoSPORTSBig differenceSPORTSAlmazan status stays uncertain ahead of Game 4“The action was unprovoked and his intention to hurt was apparent. Therefore, an unsportsmanlike foul shall be assessed against him.”Abanto was also called for an unsportsmanlike foul late in the fourth quarter and thus, meriting an automatic one-game suspension. LOOK: Taal Volcano island 2 days after eruptionlast_img read more

Officials in Costa Ricas capital evacuate 60000 people during earthquake drill

first_imgRelated posts:Costa Rica’s capital to run earthquake drill Thursday Earthquake jolts five provinces in Costa Rica Two Good Friday quakes rock Costa Rica Earthquake in Cartago damaged dozens of houses Employees of the National Insurance Institute at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 3 leave their offices in downtown San José to move to a designated safe area across the street in Parque España. Emergency response agencies, public offices and businesses in downtown San José participated in an earthquake drill that involved the evacuation of nearly 60,000 people in over 90 buildings of the capital. Facebook Commentslast_img read more