Yankees and Red Sox to play in London in 2019

first_imgJo Koy draws ire for cutting through Cebu City traffic with ‘wang-wang’ Boston will be the home team for both of MLB’s first games in Europe on June 29 and 30, 2019. The stadium will have a capacity of 55,000 in a baseball configuration.MLB said it also “committed to playing in London in 2020 and our intention is to establish a long-term footprint in the city” as American sports further embrace British fans.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe NFL has played regular-season games in London since 2007, holding 18 games at Wembley and three at Twickenham. Three more NFL games are scheduled for this year, including one at Tottenham’s new stadium.The NBA and NHL have also held regular-season games in London. P16.5-M worth of aid provided for Taal Volcano eruption victims — NDRRMC Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 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 Truck driver killed in Davao del Sur road accident Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Green group flags ‘overkill’ use of plastic banderitas in Manila Sto. Niño feast ‘Stop romanticizing Pinoy resilience’ MOST READ “The stadium infrastructure in this city gives Major League Baseball every opportunity to put on a first-class event,” Manfred said. “We hope this series will be the beginning of a relationship with London that persists and a continuation of increasing exposure for Major League Baseball in Europe.”MLB has put renewed emphasis on international games since Manfred became commissioner in 2015.Cleveland and Minnesota played a two-game series last month in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and the Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego meet in a three-game series in Monterrey, Mexico, that starts Friday. MLB announced Tuesday that Oakland and Seattle will open next season at the Tokyo Dome on March 20-21.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Scientists seek rare species survivors amid Australia flames FILE – This Aug. 3, 2012, aerial file photo shows the Olympic Stadium at Olympic Park, in London. A person familiar with the planning tells The Associated Press that Major League Baseball intends to announce next week plans have been finalized to have the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox play a two-game series at London’s Olympic Stadium on June 29-30 next year. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Thursday, May 3, 2018, because no public comments were authorized. These will be the first regular-season MLB games in Europe. The Red Sox will be the home team for the both games. (AP Photo/Jeff J Mitchell, File)LONDON — The New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will face each other in two regular-season games at the Olympic Stadium in London next year.“We are bringing you one of the best rivalries in baseball,” MLS Commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday.ADVERTISEMENT View comments UP rallies to shock Gilas Pilipinas in Filoil Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

Body found on Corentyne road…

first_imgDead: Rajeshwar RampadaratThe spot where the body was foundPolice investigation has been launched after the body of a man was discovered on the Corentyne Highway in the vicinity of Belvedere on Tuesday morning around 05:20h. The body bore marks of violence similar to those obtained during a vehicular accident.The dead man has been identified as 26-year old Rajeshwar Rampadarat of lot 523 Block X Belvedere, Berbice. Police are investigating the matter as a hit-and-run but have not ruled out foul play.According to reports, the man might have been placed at the scene and then run over by a lorry.Residents in the community told Guyana Times that they heard nothing unusual, which prompted the belief that the body might have been dumped there.When this publication visited the scene, Police had marked the road indicating the position the body was found in. There were blood stains running from the markings at the centre of the road to the corner.According to his mother, Vilma Mootooveeren, she last spoke to her son at about 21:00h on Monday at their Belvedere home.“I don’t know if he went out after that or he had left to go to work this morning,” the grieving mother said.Mootooveeren said her son would leave home at varying times for work. “He would leave early in the morning before I get up some mornings and pack his bag and go. He don’t ride bicycle, he dose catch thing and go to work,” she said.Another family member said Rampadarat was discovered without his hat and slippers. “We aint see his slippers nowhere and he does always wear a hat and we aint see it nowhere.Meanwhile, persons in the community described Rampadarat as a ‘junkie’ who would prowl the community in the wee hours of the morning in search of friends who are up consuming alcohol.Surveillance video shown to Police did not capture the area where the body was found but revealed that two lorries passed moments before an alarm was raised. The first lorry stopped several feet away and the driver stepped out and went to the front of the vehicle and inspected it.When taken into custody, the driver of that lorry claimed another vehicle had passed shortly before him. Rampadarat leaves to mourn his parents and three siblings. Investigations are continuing.last_img read more