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UPDATE: Basketball Legend Kobe Bryant dies at 41.

https://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/28572984/helicopter-carrying-kobe-bryant-made-climbing-turn-rapid-dive NBA legend Kobe Bryant and one of his daughters were among nine people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California, a source confirmed to ESPN. Bryant was 41. Bryant was on his way to a youth basketball game with his daughter Gianna Bryant, who was 13, when …

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Dominican superstar “Big Papi” being transported to Boston after DR shooting.

The expelotero Dominican David Big Papi Ortiz, who was shot on Sunday, is in stable condition after a surgery of six hours, according to the ESPN . Several versions indicate that Ortiz was shot in the back and the bullet went through the abdomen. Big Papi Ortiz, 43, was operated …

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Soccer star Neymar in Brazil to fight rape charges. Cites extortion.

https://www.prensa.com/deportes/Neymar-declara-difusion-intimas-violacion_0_5321467848.html Neymar appeared Thursday night at the police headquarters in Rio de Janeiro to give evidence in the case that investigates him for having disseminated intimate images of a woman who accuses him of rape, in order to show his innocence. The attacker, aged 27, entered the City of Police …

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Soccer world still reeling from MASSIVE Champions League upset of Messi and Barcelona versus Liverpool.

Intractable in the domestic scene, FC Barcelona played again in Europe on Tuesday falling in the worst way against Liverpool in the Champions League semifinals, wasting a three-goal lead in a game that left the Barça team and several of their players. “Right now we are touched”, coach Ernesto Valverde …

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World watches as NFL- Super Bowl Sunday is here.

Tom Brady will pursue the history of football with his sixth Super Bowl title on Sunday , when his New England Patriots face Los Angeles Rams offensive genius Sean McVay in a duel of styles and generations that seeks to rewrite the future of the NFL. Brady, 41, would become …

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Panamanian closer Rivera receives 100% ballot approval for Baseball HALL of FAME

  Mariano Rivera wrote a new story in Major League Baseball yesterday, when in the vote to define the new members of the Cooperstown Hall of Fame he received 100% of the Baseball Writers Association of North America (BBWAA). the votes. The Panamanian pitcher joins fellow Spaniard Rod Carew, who …

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SuperClub MANCHESTER UNITED: Fire Jose’ Mourinho

The story is repeated for José Mourinho : the charismatic Portuguese coach, unable to stay more than three years on the benches of the great European teams, left “with immediate effect” Manchester United, said on Tuesday the prestigious English club, in the midst of an unprecedented sports crisis The richest …

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Swimmer earns First GOLD medal for Panama in Central America and Caribbean Games

The swimmer Edgar Crespo , 29 years old, gave Panama its first gold medal in the Central American and Caribbean Games, which take place in Barranquilla (Colombia), to dominate the 50 meters chest. With an explosive start and a rhythm that did not go down, the Panamanian surprised the favorites …

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Panama comes home after initial World Cup appearance

Tunisia won its first match in 40 years; A 2-1 triumph over Panama, in a clash at the Morrovia Arena in Saransk, Russia. The Panamanians began with vigor. With his mind set on leaving with a triumph in his first World Cup adventure, coach Hernán Darío Gómez sent a team with good …

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Panama ramps up for Sunday clash with England: World Cup 2018

The Panamanian team held its last training session in its base camp at Saransk on Friday morning, hours before traveling to Nizhny Novgorod, where on Sunday it will face England in its second match of Group G of the World Cup in Russia. It was a smooth session in which …

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PANAMA: World Cup in the streets

The debut of Panama in a soccer World Cup interrupted yesterday the coming and going of nurses, workers, vendors, students and other passers-by in the centennial plaza 5 de Mayo, enabled only for the pedestrian crossing on the occasion of the World Cup. His eyes, like that of hundreds of …

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Panamanian success Barrria goes for 5th MLB victory Friday

Panamanian pitcher Jaime Barria returns to the mound Friday, for the Los Angeles Angels , in search of his fifth Major League baseball victory, when they face the Texas Rangers . Barría (4-1) comes to beat the New York Yankees last Saturday and will now climb the hill at home, …

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Spanish legends Torres and Iniesta bid farewell to Club Team play

First it was Fernando Torres, then Andrés Iniesta. The league of Spain ended on Sunday with the farewell of two idols of their respective teams. Torres finished his laureate career with his childhood team, Atlético de Madrid, with two goals in a 2-2 draw against Eibar. Hours later, Iniesta ended …

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Guardiola extends with EPL Champions Manchester City until 2021

Spanish coach Pep Guardiola extended his contract for two seasons with Manchester City , which will lead until 2021, announced on Thursday the Premier League champion. “I’m very happy and satisfied, it’s a pleasure to be able to work here,” said Guardiola, who arrived at City for the 2016-2017 season …

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Doctor becomes first ever Panamanian to run Antartctica

Dr. Enitza George became the first Panamanian person to run on the continent of Antarctica , participating in theMarathon of the Great Antarctic Wall , with a distance of 42,195 kilometers , on King George Island. The marathon was held on March 7. George , an athlete who has completed 38 marathons and even a 60-kilometer ultramarathon in New York, commented that participating in this …

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Rookie Panamanian impressing in MLB Debut season in United States

After winning his third game of the Major League baseball season, Panamanian pitcher Jaime Barria impressed Angels coaches and teammates from Los Angeles . Barria worked solid 5.1 episodes, on Wednesday, in the Angels’ 8-0 win over the Colorado Rockies and now in four starts is 3-1. The capital, 21 …

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Real Madrid reaches its third straight final

One of the best matches in the modern history of the Champions League, an emotional classic, which left nothing to the imagination. They were 90 epic minutes, with drama, with suffering and the maximum expression of resistance against the desire to win despite adversity. Real Madrid and Bayern Munich gave …

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Ruiz willing to represent Panama in Central American and Caribbean games

‘Calicho’ is willing to represent the country in the regional fair of Barranquilla 2018 READY The former Panamanian big league Carlos ‘Calicho’ Ruiz said he is willing to wear the shirt of the national team in the XXIII Central American and Caribbean Games 2018, which will be held in Barranquilla, …

Entertainment

Panama Al Brown film to be shown at Cannes Film Festival

One of the most prestigious events in the film world, the Festival de Cannes, will serve as a showcase for the production ‘Panama Al Brown: When the fist opens’, this was announced by the director and film producer, Carlos Aguilar a La Estrella of Panama, this Wednesday. The life of …

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Mexican Liga de Ascenso has Panamanian presence in the finals

The final of the Liga de Ascenso of Mexican football will have a Panamanian touch with the presence of striker Jorlian Sánchez and midfielder Edgar Bárcenas, but only one of the two will be able to lift the cup, which will keep them in the race to ascend to the …

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CONCACAF cancels World Cup qualifier amidst Managua violence

The U-17 women’s tournament, qualifier for the Uruguay World Cup in 2019, began last Friday in Managua The North, Central American and Caribbean Football Confederation (CONCACAF) has announced the cancellation of the qualification tournament for the U-17 World Championship that was being played in Nicaragua, due to “force majeure”, due …

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Cayucos races improve development for all walks of life

There are phrases, studies, examples and testimonies of what sports can do for people. From that inherent in the discipline to social promotion. In the middle, good habits, well-being, satisfaction and will to overcome are built, fundamental aspects for a full life, in particular for young people in need of an …

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Chilean players support Torres

Chile’s big players behind Panamanian striker Gabriel ‘Gaby’ Torres QUOTED Gabriel Torres is in his sights two great Chilean soccer. This told us a source linked to the Huachipato FC forward. One of those teams would be Colo Colo from Santiago. His great start in the Tournament of Chile has it as a …

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Selection squad set for Trinidad/Tobago friendly

The selection of Panama has already arrived in Port of Spain, in view of the preparation meeting they have on Tuesday, April 17, against Trinidad and Tobago. The Panamanian eleven that is composed of players of the Panamanian Football League (LPF), will perform the recognition of the Ato Boldon court …

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World Cup host Qatar to also play as guest for Copa America

Qatar, located in the Arabian peninsula, will play the Copa América of Brazil-2019 as a guest team, a spokesman for the Qatar Football Association said yesterday in Doha. “Qatar will play the Copa América in 2019, it’s a great opportunity for us to participate in that tournament,” the spokesperson told …

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Flag of Panama- tune for the World Cup.

Only 63 days after the start of the foot ball event, on the Youtube platform, the video of the Russian World Cup 2018 anthem, called “Colors” sung by the American Jason Derulo, was released. The video shows the different flags of the 32 participating teams of the world cup, where …

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CHIRIQUI advances in Baseball

The biggest Panamanian baseball will have a new champion. This happens after the Chiriqui team  won last night at the Rod Carew stadium to its counterpart from Colon (defending champion) 11 runs to 2, to take the direct series in five games (4-1). + info Herrera qualifies for the semifinal; …

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National Team looks outclassed in Swiss thumping

LUCERNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – World Cup debutants Panama were given a timely footballing lesson by a slick Switzerland side as they were thumped 6-0 in a friendly on Tuesday. Soccer Football – International Friendly – Switzerland vs Panama – Swissporarena, Luzern, Switzerland – March 27, 2018 Panama’s Michael Amir Murillo …