Football – SGB Sports Wed, 23 Nov 2022 04:09:45 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Football – SGB Sports 32 32 EU lawmakers set to name Russia a ‘state sponsor’ of terrorism – DW – 23/11/2022 Wed, 23 Nov 2022 04:01:14 +0000

European lawmakers seem ready to declare Russia a “state sponsor of terrorism”, in line with calls from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy.

“Russia is directing attacks against the civilian population and targeting civilian infrastructure, including hospitals, medical facilities and schools,” reads a document prepared by the European Parliament’s research service.

If passed as a resolution in a vote on Wednesday, the designation would be a largely symbolic condemnation of Russia’s actions in Ukraine and beyond. The US government has so far resisted the Russia label, citing potential unintended consequences under its legal system.

Soldiers watch as firefighters put out a fire in a building after a Russian mine exploded
The invasion terrorized Ukrainians, but does that make Russia a sponsor of terrorism?Image: Bulent Kilic/AFP

What does the “state sponsor” designation mean?

It depends on the jurisdiction. In the United States, there is a specific legal instrument listing states that have “repeatedly supported acts of international terrorism”. Currently, only Cuba, Iran, North Korea and Syria participate.

Inclusion means restrictions on foreign aid, a ban on defense exports to these governments, controls on exports of technology for potential military use, and financial restraints. Crucially, it also has implications for Russia’s sovereign immunity in US courts.

Canada also has a similar instrument condemning “states that support terrorism”.

On the other hand, the European Union currently has no centralized list of “state sponsors of terrorism” and no equivalent tool, as acknowledged in the European Parliament’s motion for a resolution published last week. Essentially, there would be no definitive legal consequences. The European Parliament has a limited weight in foreign policy, which remains under the control of the 27 Member States.

Has any country called Russia a “public sponsor”?

A number of US lawmakers have pushed the Biden administration for such a list, including Republican Senator Lindsey Graham. In a statement in September, Graham said lifting Russia’s immunity would allow “civil claims from the families of victims of its state-sponsored terrorism.”

But other US officials say the designation is not the best way to hold the Kremlin to account. Putting Russia on the list could undermine humanitarian initiatives, as well as the ability of the United States to help Kyiv at the negotiating table, President Joe Biden’s spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said last month. . In the United States, the designation has implications for third countries that interact with listed states.

So far, the parliaments of several of Ukraine’s staunchest EU supporters – Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania and Poland – have said they regard Russia under President Vladimir Putin as a sponsoring state. terrorism. These resolutions were not binding. The Kremlin has accused Latvian lawmakers of xenophobia. The lower house of the Czech Parliament also made such a statement.

The Council of Europe’s parliamentary assembly last month called on its 46 member states to declare Russia, under its current government, a terrorist regime.

State Sponsors of Terrorism vs. Terrorist States

Under US law, countries designated as state sponsors are accused of supporting international terrorism. For example, the United States accuses Iran of supporting “proxies and partner groups in Bahrain, Iraq, Lebanon, Syria and Yemen, including Hezbollah and Hamas.”

Graham said Putin had “engaged in state-sponsored assassinations, the Russian-backed Wagner Group terrorizes the world, and the war crimes committed daily in Ukraine shock the conscience”.

There is no widely accepted definition of the term “terrorist state”, said Lisa Musiol, a European analyst with the non-governmental organization Crisis Group. It involves a country using violence against its own citizens or other states, but its use is highly political, she said.

When it comes to the European Parliament’s resolution on Russia, the labels seem to be used quite interchangeably, Musiol said. Neither really has legal consequences in the European Union, she added.

The motion for a resolution focuses largely on Ukraine, but also mentions the Wagner group. Last year, the EU imposed sanctions on the Russian-based private military entity, which is linked to activities in Libya, Syria, Ukraine and the Central African Republic.

If everything is symbolic, why bother?

Zelenskyy has called on allies, primarily the United States, to label Moscow a terrorist state or sponsor of terrorism since shortly after the full-scale invasion of Russia in February. But Musiol said it was not necessarily a top priority for Kyiv compared to other more concrete aid.

In an email, a spokesperson for the European Conservatives and Reformists (ECR), the right-wing parliamentary group that tabled the motion, said a vote in Parliament to label Russia’s actions as terrorism would send “a strong signal”. ECR lawmakers expect the resolution to pass on Wednesday, the spokesperson added. “The symbolic value of such a resolution cannot be understated,” the spokesperson said.

The motion for a resolution invites member states to consider adopting the label and also suggests putting in place a system that could pave the way for prosecution.

But Crisis Group analysts have also opposed using available US measures against Russia, sharing concerns with the Biden administration. In an article published in August, two analysts warned that the designation tends to cause more friction, for example in the case of Cuba, which was added in the last days of President Donald Trump’s presidency in 2021 “on the basis dubious links to terrorism.”

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Musiol said it made more sense for the European Union to focus on initiatives that have real consequences, such as new sanctions against Russia, arms deliveries, economic aid and military training for the Ukraine. Even as a symbolic gesture, offering the country candidate status for EU membership was far more meaningful, Musiol said.

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USMNT names captain, Qatar starts as worst host ever Sun, 20 Nov 2022 19:42:30 +0000

Hello everyone and welcome to the Sunday edition of our daily MARCA In English World Cup Live Blog. In this space we will have for you every day all the latest news from Qatar until the end of the tournament.

The tournament finally kicks off today – Sunday November 20 – and there’s a lot going on in Qatar as the hosts prepare to kick off against Ecuador.

If you want to stay up to date with all the latest tournament news, keep this tab open and you can follow all of our posts, with the most recent updates being those closest to the top.

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So this is our world Cup news blog, where we will have updates on news around the tournament and all the participants, with links to additional details on the biggest stories.

We will also have live blogs of World Cup matches for you throughout the tournament, but this space is more of a hub for all things World Cup, rather than a place to focus on a specific game.

When does the 2022 World Cup start?

We are only a few hours away from the start of the World Cup, which is being prepared with Qatar against Ecuador on Sunday November 20. It’s at 10 a.m. CST, which is 11 a.m. ET / 8 a.m. PT in the United States of America. or 4:00 p.m. GMT in the UK.

Fans around the world are really starting to get that World Cup fever. Coaches and players are also thinking about the tournament, with most national teams having already gathered in their respective camps.

Some teams have played friendlies and others have focused on training, but that is now over as the teams prepare for their opening matches. We’ll bring you all the relevant updates to keep you up to date with major World Cup titles.

In the United States, the World Cup is of particular interest this time around, as the USMNT is back, so we will also have the latest news on Gregg Berhalter’s team.

CSU Board of Trustees Votes to Change Name of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Thu, 17 Nov 2022 19:33:00 +0000

CLEVELAND — The decision to remove the name of a slave owner from the Cleveland State University campus has been approved. The university’s board of trustees voted on Thursday to change the name of Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, named after former Chief Justice John Marshall, to Cleveland State University College of Law.

The vote was unanimous.

“This is an important decision that the Board has not taken lightly,” said Board Chairman David Reynolds. “While we understand the connection that many of our alumni and others have with the name Marshall, the ad hoc committee and the president made a compelling case. Removing the name is in the best interest of today’s CSU.

The university said the ad hoc committee found that “Marshall’s beliefs and actions related to slavery are contrary to the values ​​of the university and its commitment to justice, equity, diversity and inclusion for all members of its community”.

According to the university, “CSU inherited the name when it acquired the school in 1969. The name Cleveland-Marshall College of Law was the result of a merger of John Marshall College of Law and Cleveland Law School in 1946.”

The CSU Board also recognized Marshall’s impacts on the law that are still taught today.

“It is undeniable that Chief Justice John Marshall has made significant and lasting contributions to American jurisprudence and the importance of the Constitution in establishing our democracy,” said Lee Fisher, dean of the College of Law. “Marshall’s writings, decisions, and judicial legacy remain an important part of our curriculum and a CSU legal education.”

CSU is not the first school to remove Marshall’s name from campus. Last year, the Chicago School of Law removed Marshall’s name.

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Manitok Thompson explains how his name was taken – and replaced with a number Sun, 13 Nov 2022 19:52:45 +0000

Manitok Thompson may have been the first Inuit woman to serve in the Legislative Assembly of Nunavut, but many times as a child she was only known by a number — a number she didn’t will never forget.

“My number was 831220,” Thompson told CBC Radio recently. Ottawa morning. “He was drilled into us.”

Now executive director of the Inuit Broadcasting Corporation, Thompson has shared her experiences as a youth in Canada’s North in a new McGill University Press book titled Atiqput: Inuit oral history and name of the project.

The book marks the 20th anniversary of the Naming Project, an initiative of Library and Archives Canada (LAC) that puts names to the faces of Inuit people in LAC’s photography collection in Ottawa.

Ruth Idlout, center, holds her brother Jesse in this September 1959 photo, one of hundreds of archival photos in LAC’s collection. (Beth Greenhorn, Library and Archives Canada)

Thompson told CBC how doctors, nurses and administrators in his community call Inuit by their assigned numbers.

In the eyes of the Canadian government at the time, she said, they had no names.

Ottawa morning11:48Atiqput: Inuit oral history and name of the project

A new book on Project Naming puts Inuit oral history in writing. Atiqput includes stories of resistance to government interference in Inuit naming traditions. And he also puts names to the faces of anonymous Inuit in Library and Archives Canada’s photographic collection.

Thompson said his Inuktitut name, Manitok, means “rough surface.” She is named after her aunt, who died in childbirth a year before she was born. But when she was in school, Thompson and her classmates were given English baptismal names. His was Catherine.

Although everyone had to use their English name in the classroom, Thompson said at recess they had the freedom to call each other by their Inuktitut name.

“I kept fighting for my name and kept saying ‘Manitok’,” she recalled.

Considered “an endangered breed”

Outside photographers often traveled to Inuit communities and took pictures of the people who lived there. Partly because of the language barrier, the photographers never wrote down the names of their subjects, said the book’s co-editor Beth Greenhorn.

“I would even go so far as to say that at the time, southerners felt that Indigenous communities and Inuit communities were a dying breed,” said Greenhorn, who has run Project Naming for 15 years.

“[They felt] they would be assimilated into mainstream Canadian culture and society. »

The goal of Project Naming, Greenhorn said, is to rename the people in these photographs, thereby restoring their identity and sense of dignity. She said that erasing Inuktitut names is a form of colonization.

Ouuju Ottokie poses for a photo in Kinngait, Nunavut, in this photo from July 1961. Photographers often traveled to northern communities and took pictures of residents without worrying about getting their names, Greenhorn said. (Beth Greenhorn, Library and Archives Canada)

“I am not Monica, I am not Catherine”

Thompson was the only one of her classmates to keep her name in Inuktitut – and now she’s trying to teach her granddaughter’s generation the importance of preserving their language.

“For this generation, I really hope that Inuit will start giving their babies Inuktitut names,” she said. “And that the Inuktitut names [are] as important as an English name.”

Thompson said language was a constant barrier she faced while at school. Rather than calling herself Manitok, or even her English first name Catherine, she was called Monica by a teacher who misunderstood what she was saying.

“I’m not Monica, I’m not Catherine,” she said Ottawa morning. “I am Manitok.”

World Cup 2022: Wales name injury doubts Joe Allen in 26-man squad Wed, 09 Nov 2022 19:05:42 +0000
Midfielder Joe Allen has won 72 caps since making his debut in 2009

Robert Page has named his 26-man squad for Wales’ first World Cup in 64 years, with midfielder Joe Allen included despite major injury doubts.

Gareth Bale leads a team that has no surprising inclusions or omissions.

Rhys Norrington-Davies is out with a hamstring injury so Tom Lockyer is recalled more than a year since playing for Wales, while a calf injury rules out striker Tyler Roberts.

Wales will face the United States in their World Cup opener on November 21.

They are joined in Group B by Iran and England, who name their squad on Thursday.

Wales team

Guardians: Wayne Hennessey (Nottingham Forest), Danny Ward (Leicester City), Adam Davies (Stoke City).

Defenders: Neco Williams (Nottingham Forest), Ben Davies (Tottenham Hotspur), Ben Cabango (Swansea City), Joe Rodon (Rennes, on loan from Tottenham Hotspur), Chris Mepham (Bournemouth), Ethan Ampadu (Spezia, on loan from Chelsea), Chris Gunter (AFC Wimbledon), Connor Roberts (Burnley), Tom Lockyer (Luton Town).

Midfielders: Aaron Ramsey (Nice), Joe Allen (Swansea City), Harry Wilson (Fulham), Joe Morrell (Portsmouth), Dylan Levitt (Dundee United), Rubin Colwill (Cardiff City), Jonny Williams (Swindon Town), Matthew Smith (Milton Keynes Dons), Sorba Thomas (Town of Huddersfield).

Forwards: Gareth Bale (Los Angeles FC), Dan James (Fulham, on loan from Leeds United), Kieffer Moore (Bournemouth), Mark Harris (Cardiff City), Brennan Johnson (Nottingham Forest).

Page had previously indicated that he had already decided on the majority of the 26 players he would bring to Qatar, and that was evident during Wednesday’s announcement in his hometown of Tylorstown in the Rhondda Valley as he s stuck with a proven and trusted team.

His biggest injury problem is influential midfielder Allen, who is named in the squad despite not having played for Swansea City since. hamstring injury in September.

Swans head coach Russell Martin has confirmed Allen will not feature for the Championship side ahead of the World Cup, but Wales are still hopeful the 32-year-old can play a role in Qatar , although not fit enough to start against the United States.

“It’s not ideal if I’m being honest, but we’re giving him every chance to get him into shape to get into the starting XI for the first game,” Page said.

“There are a few other players in a similar boat, but Joe has been so important to me overall for the past two years, how I want to play and how he sits in front of the back four.

“This is one of the ones from 2016 [European Championship] when they were successful and when he played really well, Wales won games.

“Once again he has earned the right to be there. I spoke to him two days ago and he is in a positive frame of mind and he is looking forward to it.”

There is better news regarding captain Bale, who at least played for his club, Los Angeles FC.

However, the 33-year-old said he was “not 100%” after scoring a crucial late goal in LAFC’s MLS Cup final triumph over the Philadelphia Union last weekend.

Gareth Bale lifts the MLS Cup
Gareth Bale helped LAFC win the MLS Cup for the first time

The former Real Madrid player has made just two starts – plus 11 substitute appearances – for LAFC since joining the American club in June.

Bale has been an integral part of Wales’ recent success – they have qualified for three of the last four major tournaments after reaching only one before – and will be their talisman again at the World Cup.

“Ideally, would we want him to play more minutes? Sure,” Page said.

“Am I worried? No, because he has shown time and time again that no matter how many minutes he has played at club level, he always comes up and has important moments in the game, be it a free kick against Austria or Ukraine. [in the World Cup play-off semi-final and final].

“Great players step in for great occasions. We said that with Aaron [Ramsey] in the past – Hungary at home when he scored twice for us – and it’s no different with Gareth.

“Opposing managers will look at the team sheet and if they see his name they will know at all times that he can win a game for you.”

Along with Bale and Allen, goalkeepers Wayne Hennessey and Danny Ward, defenders Ben Davies and Chris Gunter and midfielders Ramsey and Jonny Williams are the players who will represent Wales in a third major tournament, having played in the last two European Championships.

Nottingham Forest striker Brennan Johnson, Cardiff City striker Mark Harris and Huddersfield Town winger Sorba Thomas will take part in their first major tournament.

“The worst thing about this job is disappointing those who aren’t 26,” Page said.

“The others I haven’t called to tell them they’re here, I’d rather they see it when [it is announced].

“It will be nice to see for them, but on the other side there will always be someone who will be disappointed.

“I’ve had a few uncomfortable conversations – some by injury, some by choice.

“We have to move forward now and pick the team that will go out there and win us games.”

Around the BBC iPlayer bannerAround the BBC iPlayer footer ]]> Matt Cardona explains why he would want to use his real name in WWE – TJR Wrestling Mon, 07 Nov 2022 12:01:34 +0000

Matt Cardona has explained why if he ever returns to WWE it will be under his own name and Zack Ryder will not return.

Fans tuning in to Raw and SmackDown these days will be forgiven for channeling their inner Goldberg asking “who’s next?” amid a string of comebacks to WWE.

Dexter Lumis, Karl Anderson, Luke Gallows, Dakota Kai, Braun Strowman, Karrion Kross, Scarlett, Emma and Bray Wyatt are among those who have returned to WWE after their respective exits since Triple H took over the company.

Matt Cardona – who once competed in WWE as Zack Ryder – proudly announced on Twitter “Zack Ryder is dead. Long live Matt Cardona!” in response to whether he would ever return to the company.

Speaking to Sportskeeda Wrestling’s Kevin Kellam, Cardona explained that he might return to WWE one day, but if he did, he would have to do it under his own name:

“It’s certainly exciting, isn’t it?” Every week it seems like someone comes back, debuts or re-debuts. It’s fresh, it’s exciting, it’s must-see TV, and I think that’s what wrestling should be about. Yeah, I said Zack Ryder is dead because, look, never say never, right? But if I had to go back, I think it has to be as Matt Cardona.

“Zack Ryder was what it was. I am so grateful for this race. It prepared me for this race. Without being Zack Ryder in WWE, I wouldn’t be Matt Cardona talking to you right now. So it prepared me for everything, but the ‘Woo Woo Woo’, the headband, but the sunglasses, it’s dead.

“I was trying to get away from that stuff when I was still Zack Ryder in WWE, but you can’t write the show, you know? So if I try to be more serious, but that you’re reserved for not being so serious, that’s what it is. That’s why when I was released, it was like, “Oh my god, that’s it”, not that I I had handcuffs, but the handcuffs were off. I was able to become the new version of me, whatever it was.

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Matipo Street death name release and family statement Wed, 02 Nov 2022 00:02:00 +0000

Please credit Senior Detective Sergeant Damon Wells, Canterbury Police:

Police are now able to release the name of the man who died following an incident on Rue Matipo, Riccarton.

He was 19-year-old Sam Finnemore from Auckland.

Sam lived in Christchurch while attending the University of Canterbury.

Her family is completely devastated and have asked the media to give her space to grieve.

Police continue to treat Sam’s death as unexplained.

An autopsy was performed today and our investigations are continuing.

The police would like to offer our deepest thoughts and deepest condolences to Sam’s family.

We are so sorry for their loss.

Statement from the family of Sam Finnemore:

Sam Finnemore’s family and friends were devastated to learn of his death on November 1, just two days shy of his 20th birthday. Sam was a loving only child to Cameron and Lisa who live in Auckland, and a beloved cousin, nephew and grandson to family in Christchurch, Tauranga and London.

Sammy loved to snowboard competitively. He spent many happy days in Wanaka. He loved Uni and recently turned his studies towards geology, a subject he only discovered after arriving in Canterbury. He was appreciated, happy and cherished the time spent with his many friends in Auckland, Christchurch and Wanaka. Sam loved life, was always happy.

We celebrate him and will remember him fondly.

The family express their thanks to the community supporting them during this difficult time and express their gratitude to the New Zealand Police and the University of Canterbury, which was Sam’s second home.

Published by the Police Media Center

Chicago Bears connected on behalf of hot trade deadline Sat, 29 Oct 2022 23:50:46 +0000

The message was evident when the Chicago Bears traded Robert Quinn last week. GM Ryan Poles is focused on building for the future. That means acquiring draft picks and clearing salary cap space. It seems highly unlikely that the man will turn around and seek to acquire a player for his team. Yet such things can often be dictated by circumstances. The Poles might feel pressured to move if the right player is available at the right price.’s Kevin Patra thinks such a scenario could be on the table. The Denver Broncos flounder at 2-5. Kansas City and Los Angeles are already far ahead in the division. Any hope of a playoff push is already dead. That’s why speculation is rampant that team management may be looking to offload multiple players for draft picks. One name that has a lot of steam is Albert Okwuegbunam. The former 4th-round pick has shown tremendous progress in 2021 with 330 yards and two touchdowns on 40 targets. Still, he wasn’t used much by new head coach Nathaniel Hackett.

Chicago could be an ideal landing spot for him.

“I know the Bears are called ‘sellers’ after selling Robert Quinn, but there is still a huge need to invest in weapons for Justin Fields. Why not set a deadline to land a talented player like Albert O, Who’s buried on the depth board in Denver? In previous seasons, the former fourth-round pick has shown certain playing skills and the ability to generate separation, traits the Bears need in their pass-catching corps.

Given that he has been inactive in good health for the past two weeks, 24-year-old shouldn’t cost much to get away from Denver. Still on his rookie contract, Okwuegbunam is the type of cheap flyer Chicago should hunt at the deadline to help Fields with his development and complement Cole Kmet, who has impressed offensive coordinator Luke Getsy. Worst-case scenario for the Bears: Ryan Poles does not pursue him and the TE ends up with rival Green Bay.

The Chicago Bears should at least explore that idea.

Okwuegbunam is a physical specimen with a height of 6’5 and a speed of 4.4. He has a much bigger match-up problem in the passing game than Cole Kmet. Unlike Russell Wilson, Bears quarterback Justin Fields does a good job of keeping tight ends involved in the passing game. Kmet is the third most targeted player this season for Chicago. Offensive coordinator Luke Getsy could find all sorts of ways to involve Okwuegbunam. He could threaten defenses far more than Kmet.

Currently, the Chicago Bears have six picks in the first five rounds of the draft. The Poles have shown their ability to create many more via trade downs. So giving up a 5th round for Okwuegbunam wouldn’t be a terrible bet. The kid still has a year left on his rookie contract. If he excels, the team can easily sign him for the long term. Otherwise, it won’t be a massive loss in the grand scheme. Much depends on the size of the market for the young tight end.

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Police release name of man arrested after standoff in downtown Columbia Wed, 26 Oct 2022 23:33:20 +0000


Columbia police on Wednesday released the name of the man they arrested after a standoff the previous night in downtown Columbia.

Officers arrested Christopher J. Crane, 32, of Columbia after a standoff of about three hours in the 600 block of Lyon Street near Douglass Park. Crane was jailed on suspicion of domestic assault, kidnapping, breach of a protective order and felony resisting arrest, the Columbia Police Department said in a news release.

“Douglas Park can be a really nice place sometimes, and then as soon as the sun goes down you know what’s going on…sometimes you know it’s getting a little out of hand,” said Columbia resident Thomas Wolfe, Tuesday evening.

Prosecutors charged Crane with second- and third-degree kidnapping, fourth-degree assault, two counts of breaching a protective order, and resisting arrest.

Crane remained in the Boone County Jail Tuesday morning. He also had no-appearance warrants for traffic violations and a parole violation, according to prison and court records. He was being held without bail.

Police were dispatched to Lyon Street on a call of a hostage situation around 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Police attended the home after a woman texted a friend that she was not allowed to leave, according to an officer at the scene.

Police then entered the building through an open door and arrested Crane. Part of Lyon Street was closed during the standoff.

Crane is also suspected of domestic assault, kidnapping, stalking and breaching protective orders in connection with a Sept. 22 incident, police said Wednesday.

Crane was transferred Wednesday to the custody of the Missouri Department of Corrections. A department spokeswoman said he arrived at the Fulton Reception and Diagnostic Center on Wednesday afternoon.

]]> JGFP appoints Manotoc President Emeritus – Manila Bulletin Sun, 23 Oct 2022 06:45:00 +0000

Former national team coach Tommy Manotoc was unanimously elected Chairman Emeritus of the Junior Golf Foundation of the Philippines (JGFP), bringing experience and guidance to the new group of officers.

Manotoc joins the JGFP board of directors led by newly elected president Oliver Gan, a former junior golfer.

“The Junior Golf Foundation Board of the Philippines is proud to announce the election of Filipino golfing legend Tomas “Tommy” Manotoc as a member of the Board of Trustees,” Gan said on Sunday, October 23. .

“In recognition of Mr. Manotoc’s contribution to Philippine golf as a multi-time National Player, National Team Coach and Captain, Past President of the NGAP and the only Filipino member of the R&A, the wealth of wisdom he may pass on to the JGFP, the JGFP Board of Directors elevates Mr. Manotoc to the position of Chairman Emeritus,” Gan added.

Manotoc coached the men’s national team at the Southeast Asian Games.

He was also the president of the National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP).

Manotoc is a respected sportsman, having also coached in the PBA, winning six championships including a Grand Slam title with the Crispa Redmanizers in 1983.

He was also assistant commissioner of the professional league in 1965.

As this developed, the JGFP and management of Eagle Ridge Golf and Country Club signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoA) for Eagle Ridge to be the headquarters of the JGFP for the next five years.

Under the agreement, JGFP members can practice for free on weekdays and P500 on weekends.

Eagle Ridge, which is located in General Trias, Cavite and Riviera Sports in Silang, Cavite are the current sites of the JGFP Inter-School Championship which started last week.

Additionally, broadcaster has joined as a sponsor of the JGFP, which could eventually lead to Inter-School being broadcast this season.