Cilic posts 100th Grand Slam match win, makes Aus Open quarters

first_imgCarpio 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 Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson “I have played great tennis from the first round against tough opponents and now I am really looking to the next match, it will be definitely be a big challenge,” he said.Carreno Busta reached the semi-finals of last year’s US Open where he lost to Kevin Anderson and also made the quarter-finals at Roland Garros in the same year.He was bidding to reach the quarter-finals in Melbourne for the first time.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew LATEST STORIES Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak “We had a lot of tough rallies in difficult humid conditions so I was really glad how I stayed in there mentally and really played well in the end.”Cilic served 20 aces, broke serve six times and made a total of 73 winners as well as winning the majority of the long rallies.“That’s my style of play. Pablo is extremely solid from the back of the court and has great shots both on the forehand and backhand and he was serving really good today,” Cilic said.“It was a big battle and I am really relieved that I played such a great tiebreaker at the end.”Cilic said he faced a big challenge against either Nadal or Schwartzman in the quarter-finals.ADVERTISEMENT He will face either world No.1 Rafael Nadal or Argentina’s Diego Schwartzman in the quarters on Tuesday.Cilic reached the last eight in Melbourne for the second time and also claimed his 11th Slam quarter-final to equal Goran Ivanisevic’s record for appearances at that stage of the majors by a Croatian man.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkThe Croat won two of the three tiebreak sets and was superior to Carreno Busta in the pressure moments of the round of 16 match.“There were lots of ups and downs and Pablo gave me a lot of trouble in that third set where he was twice a break up and it was difficult mentally,” Cilic said. Suarez Navarro credits Henin for old-school fightback MOST READ View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Croatia’s Marin Cilic reacts after winning a point against Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta during their fourth round match at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne, Australia Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Andy Brownbill)Croatia’s Marin Cilic won his 100th Grand Slam match as he mastered Spain’s Pablo Carreno Busta in four sets to reach the quarterfinals of the Australian Open on Sunday.The former US Open champion won the big points in putting away the 10th seed 6-7 (2/7), 6-3, 7-6 (7/0), 7-6 (7/3) in 3hr 27min on Margaret Court Arena.ADVERTISEMENT Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

GOL Prosecutors from Specialized Training

first_imgA team of criminal investigators and prosecutors from the Liberian government has returned home after a week-long specialized investigative techniques training workshop on Transnational Organized Crimes Investigations in West Africa.  The workshop took place in Accra, Ghana at the West Africa Regional Training Center.A Ministry of Justice press release says the workshop was aimed at training criminal investigators and prosecutors in the use of specialized investigative techniques needed to effectively probe trans-national organized criminal activities.Trans-national organized crimes, include drug trafficking, human trafficking, diamond smuggling, forgery, cigarette smuggling, money laundering, arms trafficking, oil bunkering (theft and illegal export) and internet fraud.Investigators were trained in the specific skills needed to successfully conduct controlled deliveries and undercover meetings, including eliciting cooperation from a violator, preparing for and conducting a controlled delivery, preparing for an undercover meeting, use and handling of informants, establishing an undercover identity, surveillance and other techniques.The Liberian delegation led by Assistant Justice Minister for Taxation, Cllr. Aaron B. Kparkillen, included Cllr. Daku Mulbah, County Attorney, Montserrado County and Cllr. Serena F. Galawulo, Senior Legal Counsel. Other members were Officer Siafa Sheriff, Officer Richard Karyea, Bureau of Customs & Excise, Liberia Revenue Authority, Officer Lawrence Saydee, Transnational Crime Unit, Bureau of Immigration & Naturalization, Officer Jerry Kaine, Transnational Crime Unit, Liberia National Police, and Officer Momoh K. Ndorbor, Transnational Crimes Unit, Drug Enforcement Agency.Cllr. Kparkillen has expressed profound gratitude to the U.S. Embassy and the U.S. State Department, Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs for the training opportunity. He gave the assurance that the training will be utilized appropriately in the best interest of the Government of Liberia.The training was sponsored and conducted by the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Embassy in Monrovia and the Bureau of International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs who selected participants from the West African states of Ghana, Liberia and Nigeria with approval from their respective heads of institutions.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more