Messi urges supporters: ‘stay at home with loved ones’

first_imgLionel Messi has urged his legion of supporters to stay at home with loved ones as the deadly coronavirus continues to spread globally. Loading… Promoted Content7 Theories About The Death Of Our Universe8 Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee18 Cities With Neverending Tourist-FlowThe Best Cars Of All TimePortuguese Street Artist Creates Hyper-Realistic 3D GraffitiBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black HolesThis Guy Photoshopped Himself Into Celeb Pics And It’s Hysterical10 Absurd Ideas That Made Their Inventors Millions9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooBest Car Manufacturers In The World7 Universities In The World With The Highest Market Value The Real Madrid defender was put through his paces on a curved treadmill alongside the comment ‘#TrainAtHome’. His team-mate Fede Valverde was enjoying the sunshine by having a kick about in his garden with his dog. Juventus ace Douglas Costa was up to similar tricks in his garden while his dog attempted to put in a challenge. Fellow Juve star Matthijs de Ligt spent his afternoon playing table tennis while Paulo Dybala did a bit of home cooking. Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno was having a relaxing afternoon and sat watching Netflix on the sofa. Bayern Munich ace Robert Lewandowski also had some quality family time and used it to play a game with his daughter. Read Also:Messi: Health must always come first Atletico Madrid’s Alvaro Morata lied on the grass in the sunshine with wife Alice Campello and kids Leonardo and Alessandro. FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 All major sporting events, including football across Europe and further afield, have been postponed for the foreseeable future. With games unlikely to take place for at least another three weeks and possibly more, sports stars are having to find other ways to keep themselves occupied on weekends. Barcelona superstar Messi is spending quality time with his family while others are taking advantage of Netflix or working out in their own gyms. Posting a picture with his two sons to his 144million followers, Messi wrote: “Health must always come first. It is an exceptional moment and you must follow the instructions of both health organisations and public authorities. Only in this way can we combat it effectively. “It is the time to be responsible and stay at home, it is also perfect to enjoy that time with yours that you can not always have. “A hug and hopefully we can turn this situation around as soon as possible.” Fierce rival Sergio Ramos not quite ready to put his feet up and took to Instagram to show off his workout.last_img read more

1 dead, 2 wounded in Guimaras shooting

first_imgSibunag police station chief PoliceLieutenant Colonel Maria Rosario Miranda identified the suspect as 29-year-oldJake Gersaniva of the Philippine Navy and assigned in Boracay Island, Malay,Aklan. Homicide and two counts of frustratedhomicide could be the charges Gersaniva would be facing./PN Occenola who was nearby was hit, too. ILOILO City – A senior citizen diedwhile his son and another person sustained gunshot wounds in Barangay Sabang,Sibunag, Guimaras yesterday. Gersaniva was detained at the Sibunagpolice station following the shooting. He could not be reached for comment asof this writing. Roel Tan, 60, died of multiple gunshotwounds while being treated at the Dr. Catalino Gallego Nava Provincial Hospitalin Guimaras. A dispute over a piece of rice landwas believed to have triggered the shooting. From what the Sibunag police so fargathered, the Gersaniva family and the Tan family had a dispute over a ricefarm in Barangay Sabang. A .45 pistol was used on the Tans. The shooting happened at around 12:30a.m. during a chance meeting between the suspect and the Tan father and son infront of a store. There was a heated argument, saidMiranda. “We are looking into this,” Mirandaadded. “The Tans and the suspect were drunk,”said Miranda. His son Reagan, 33, was taken to theWestern Visayas Medical Center in Iloilo City for a gunshot wound on the waist.Rene Occenola, 53, was also there for wounds on the left thigh and left arm. The suspect was a member of thePhilippine Navy.last_img read more

Duterte, Trump discuss cooperation vs COVID-19

first_imgIt was his former aide and now Sen. Christopher“Bong” Go who posted on social mediaon Sunday evening the Duterte and Trump talk. MANILA – President Rodrigo had atelephone conversation with United States (US) PresidentDonald Trump to tackle bilateral cooperation on coronavirus disease2019 (COVID-19) response. The Philippines has the highest numberof COVID-19 cases in Southeast Asia, with 6,259 cases. Of that number, 409 havedied and 572 have recovered. The US, meanwhile, has the highestnumber of COVID-19 cases and deaths worldwide, with 735,366 people who havecontracted the viral disease and 39,095 deaths because of it./PN President Rodrigo Duterte’s telephone conversation with United States President Donald Trump on possible bilateral cooperation over the coronavirus disease pandemic was “cordial,” says Malacañang. SEN. CHRISTOPHER GO “They discussed bilateralcooperation on the COVID-19 response,” said Go. According to Go, Trump phoned Duterte ataround 10:10 p.m. on Sunday and it lasted for 18 minutes. “I am not allowed to talk about thedetails but it is about a possible cooperation,” Roque added.  Presidential spokesperson Harry Roquemeanwhile said it was the US government who initiated the talk. last_img read more


first_imgTo recall, Treñas ended the restriction on alcoholic beverages on June 15, saying the move would gradually ease the city to the “new normal” and slowly revive the local economy./PN ILOILO City – Starting today, the sale and consumption of liquor in this southern city will be prohibited once again.  “Let us not make it hard for our medical frontliners to manage the cases because if they all get tired there will be no one left to save us from this adversity,” said Treñas.   In Executive Order (EO) No. 113 issued yesterday morning, Treñas cited recommendations from different sectors he consulted.  Establishments providing for essential goods shall be allowed to accept persons above 70 years of age during the first hour of operations. Succeeding operating hours shall be dedicated for all other patrons. “This [liquor ban] lessens unnecessary social gatherings which will be of great help for us to contain the virus,” said Treñas. “In Manila, hospitals are getting full and medical frontliners are getting tired,” the mayor pointed out during Monday’s flag-raising ceremony. As of Aug. 3, Iloilo City has a total of 104 confirmed cases. Of the 104, 57 were active while 42 already recovered and five died. Thus, he reinstated the prohibition for two weeks. RESTRICTION TO MOVEMENT Mayor Jerry Treñas does not want the city to be falling into a “dire” situation similar to Metro Manila – the country’s original epicenter of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak. Under the EO entitled “Safety Guidelines for Iloilo City,” the city mayor also ordered all persons and establishments, whether public or private, to observe the 10 p.m. to 4 a.m. curfew from Aug. 4 to 18.  He urged Ilonggos: “Cooperate with us by following all our health protocols.” Meanwhile, those 70 years old and older and those aged below 21 years are not allowed to leave their houses except to buy or secure essential goods such as food, and medicine, or to seek medical attention at hospitals or clinics. The EO likewise reiterated the implementation of health standards like strict physical distancing and provision of hand sanitizers or alcohol and among others in all establishments here. Under the EO, all employees aged 55 years old and above are allowed to avail themselves of work from home arrangement. BUYING FRENZYA store personnel loads boxes of alcoholic beverages into this man’s pedicab on Ortiz Street, Iloilo City on Monday, a day before the city government reinstated a two-week prohibition on the sale and consumption of liquor. IAN PAUL CORDERO/PNlast_img read more

First U.S. Case Of Ebola Confirmed In Texas

first_imgDALLAS, TX – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) confirmed Tuesday the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the United States.The unnamed man has recently traveled from Liberia and sought medical care at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital in Dallas September 26.Health officials say he did not have symptoms on the flight.After developing symptoms consistent with Ebola, he was admitted to the hospital September 28.“Ebola can be scary. But there’s all the difference in the world between the U.S. and parts of Africa where Ebola is spreading. The United States has a strong health care system and public health professionals who will make sure this case does not threaten our communities,” said CDC Director, Dr. Tom Frieden, M.D., M.P.H.“While it is not impossible that there could be additional cases associated with this patient in the coming weeks, I have no doubt that we will contain this.”Since Ebola is contagious only if the person is experiencing active symptoms, health officials do not recommend people on the same commercial airline flights undergo monitoring.Anyone concerned about possible exposure may call CDC-Info at 800-CDC-INFO for more information.The CDC said in a release that medical and public health professionals across the nation have been preparing to respond. The agency has been anticipating a case of Ebola in the United States and prepare to stop further spread through “thorough case finding, isolation of ill people, contacting people exposed to the ill person, and further isolation of contacts if they develop symptoms.”Indiana native Dr. Kent Brantly contracted the virus while working in West Africa. He was eventually taken to the United States and was released from the hospital after doctors declared him cured.last_img read more

Bulldogs Golfers Post Wins Over Knights

first_imgThe Batesville Bulldogs Golf Teams were victorious against The South Dearborn Knights at The Hillcrest Golf & Country Club.Varsity Team Scores.Batesville 175    South Dearborn 243.Individual Scoring for Batesville.Jake Flaspohler 43; Ryan Harmeyer 43; Ross Harmeyer 44; Tristian Lamppert 45; Keegan Straub 45; and Billy Carroll 47.Medalist: Jake Flaspohler & Ryan Harmeyer (43)JV Results.Batesville 118     South Dearborn 124.Batesville Scoring.Christian Weberding 57 and Cole Mobley 61.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Ben Siefert.last_img

Big Ten Second Best

first_imgSince Michigan State won the NCAA Championship in 2000, the Big Ten has been the runner-up 6 times in basketball.  The question continues–is the ACC better than the Big Ten in basketball?  The following are the 6 runner-ups for the Big Ten.  IU was 2nd in 2002, Illinois was 2nd in 2005, and Ohio State was 2nd in 2007.  Since that, Michigan State was 2nd in 2009, Michigan in 2013, and this year Wisconsin was the runner-up.This year the Big Ten is supposed to be loaded with talent, but we have to wait until March of next year to see what happens.  It will be a different look in the Big Ten, because Maryland, Purdue, and IU are all supposed to be loaded with talent.last_img

Lady Bulldogs Blank Lady Trojans

first_imgThe Batesville girls varsity tennis team defeated East Central 5-0 to start their season at 1-0 (1-0 EIAC).#1 Singles- Julia Hunter defeated Lizzy Weigel 6-1, 6-3.#2 Singles- Alana Pinckley defeated Lindsay Bischoff 6-4, 6-4.#3 Singles- Rachael Rose defeated Meredith Struewing 6-2, 6-2.#1 Doubles- Macy Simon and Karsen Worthington defeated Morgan Webber/Gwen Kern 4-6, 6-4, 6-4.#2 Doubles- Audrey Weighed and Anna Kick defeated Kelly Blusher and Maldive Davidson 6-3, 6-1.In JV action, Batesville defeated EC 6-1. In singles, Jenna Harmeyer and Mary Elkins were winners. In doubles, the teams of Baylee Rohlfing & Maggie Schwettman (2 matches), Corinne Stone & Sophie Brown, and Grace Heppner & Mary Elkins were all victorious.Batesville will play at Franklin County on Thursday at 4:30 PM.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Mike McKinney.last_img read more

Bulldogs Softball Results At Shelbyville Invite

first_imgBatesville Bulldogs softball team traveled to Shelbyville Saturday for their annual softball invite.In the first game they took on the Hamilton Southeastern Royals and taken to school in the second inning where they gave up 9 runs on only 3 hits but committing 6 errors. The final was 16-4. Performing for the Bulldogs were Whitney Axsom going 3-4 and 2 RBI, and Kylie Paul and Gabi Garcia went 1-3.In the second game the Bulldogs took on Beach Grove and brought there bats with them. Scoring 8 runs in 5 innings and defensively held their opponents to just 2 runs the Bulldogs appeared to be in control. Beach Grove however had different plans as they scored 2 in the 6th and 3 in the 7th before Kelsey Huffner shut the door making the final out on a nice play at short. The final was 8-7. Key performers for the Bulldogs were Kara Obermeyer going 2-3, and Gabi Garcia, Bre Hartman, Kylie Paul, and Whitney Axsom all going 2-4.The Bulldogs are now 5-14 on the season. They will host East Central on Monday evening at 730pm in a makeup from last weeks rain out!Courtesy of Bulldogs Todd Reed.last_img read more

Bulldogs Baseball Doc Morris Invitational Results (4/7- 4/8)

first_imgBulldogs Grab Lead In Seventh Inning For Victory Over Dixie Heights to open Doc Morris Invitational In their opening game of the Doc Morris Invitational, the Batesville Bulldogs defeated Dixie Heights 6-3 on Friday after taking the lead late in the game.Batesville trailed 3-1, entering the seventh inning. Sophomore for the Bulldogs Quinn Werner led the inning off with a triple that sparked the late game rally. Ultimately, Werner score to make it 3-2. At that point, Zach Britton doubled off of Smith, driving in two runs, and Batesville never looked back.Joe Bohman earned the win for Bulldogs. He pitched two innings in relief, giving up zero runs, one hit, striking out two, and walking zero. Smith took the loss for Dixie Heights. He threw six and a third innings, giving up six runs, six hits, and striking out seven. Alex Roell started the game for Bulldogs. He pitched five innings, surrendering three runs, four hits, striking out two, and walking one.Overall, Batesville collected seven hits. Britton, Alex McPherson, and Caleb Raab each collected multiple hits for the Bulldogs, while Werner had one.Collins Captures Lead Early To Defeat Bulldogs The Bulldogs fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 10-0 loss to Collins High School on Saturday during their second game of the Doc Morris Invitational.Collins captured the lead in the first inning on Baker’s sac fly that scored one run for Collins.Collins scored two more in the fourth inning, three in the fifth inning, and four more runs in the sixth inning.Mattingly earned the win for Collins. He threw six innings, allowing zero runs, one hit, striking out six, and walking one. Zack Blomer took the loss for Bulldogs. He pitched four and two-thirds innings, allowing six runs, nine hits, striking out four, and walking one.Raab went 1-for-3 at the plate to lead Batesville in hits.Bulldogs Can’t Hold Up Against Covington Catholic In the final game of the Doc Morris Invitational, the Bulldogs couldn’t keep up with Covington Catholic and fell 11-3 on Saturday.Batesville captured the lead in the first inning. With one out in the first inning, Zach Britton drove in one run when he singled. Britton also homered in the third inning.In the bottom of the first inning, Covington Catholic tied things up at one. Theil’s sac fly scored one run for Covington Catholic.Covington Catholic took the lead for good with seven runs in the third inning.France earned the win for Covington Catholic. He threw four innings, giving up two runs, five hits, and striking out three. Bulldog Senior Anthony Butz took the loss for Bulldogs. He tossed two and two-thirds innings, giving up nine runs (two earned runs), six hits, and striking out one.Britton went 3-for-4 at the plate as he led the team with two runs batted in.At the conclusion of the Doc Morris Invitational, the Bulldogs are 3-3, and begin conference play this Tuesday in a double headers vs. Rushville.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Justin Tucker.last_img read more