Hong Kong expects Standhardinger to play full season in ABL

first_imgView comments Kiss-and-tell matinee idol’s conquests: True stories or tall tales? Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacson Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Margot Robbie talks about filming ‘Bombshell’s’ disturbing sexual harassment scene LATEST STORIES Coco’s house rules on ‘Probinsyano’ set OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacsoncenter_img ‘Mini Jalalon’ continues to impress for the Chiefs in crucial stretch Interestingly, the 28-year-old Standhardinger makes his ABL debut against Alab Pilipinas on Nov. 19 at Mall of Asia Arena.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next 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 MOST READ Jake says relationship with Shaina ‘goes beyond physical attraction’ Jo Koy: My brain always wants to think funny Christian Standhardinger. Photo from Fiba.comMike Heung, vice director of the Hong Kong Eastern Long Lions, shrugged off any concerns with the status of Christian Standhardinger on the team ahead of the new ABL season.A conflict looms following the application of Standhardinger for the 2017 PBA Draft but Heung is certain that the Fil-German big man will be with the Long Lions throughout the season.ADVERTISEMENT “He signed a contract with our team and the contract he signed is for him to complete the ABL season, this season,” said Heung. “So I think a contract is a contract and he will play for us. He will play this season for us.”The 6-foot-7 Standhardinger is the consensus top pick in the draft set on Oct. 29 despite him likely to miss the 2018 Philippine Cup due to his commitments with Hong Kong.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smogHeung said the addition of Standhardinger, who proved his worth in the international scene for Gilas Pilipinas in the 2017 Jones Cup, Fiba Asia Cup in Lebanon and Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia, gives the Long Lions a defensive anchor.“He’s a very good player and he can help our team a lot especially defensively.”last_img read more


first_imgBallet Ireland brings a magical seasonal favourite to audiences in Donegal this week with ‘The Nutcracker’.Expect dazzling performances, sparkling costumes, nostalgia andfantasy and enjoy one of Tchaikovsky’s most popular scores featuringthe Dance of the Sugar Plum Fairy and the Waltz of the Flowers.This Ballet Ireland production has sixteen of the top Irish andinternational dancers who have travelled from as far afield as Japanand Australia to dance with the company. Set on Christmas Eve, after the tree has been admired, presents givenout to the children, and everyone gone to bed, little Clara returns tothe sitting room to check on a gift broken earlier by her brother –the Nutcracker.As the clock strikes midnight, mice begin to fill the room and theNutcracker grows to life-size. Clara is thrust into a battle betweenan army of tin soldiers led by The Nutcracker, and the mice led by theMouse King. Having overcome the Mouse King, Clara and The Nutcracker, now a Prince, travel to Sugar Plum Fairy’s Land of Sweets.With sets by Zia Holly and costumes by Werner Dittrich, BalletIreland’s ‘The Nutcracker’ sparkles with the joy and imagination of achildhood Christmas.An enduring seasonal favourite with appeal for every member of the family, this two-act ballet adapted from E.T.A. Hoffman’s novelpremiered in St. Petersburg on 18th December 1892 and today is one ofthe most popular of all ballets. Ballet Ireland presents The Nutcracker at An Grianán Theatre this Friday 26th of October @ 8pm..Tickets are from €10 available from the box office on 074 91 20777.  BALLET IRELAND SET TO SPARKLE IN FAMILY FAVOURITE ‘THE NUTCRACKER’ was last modified: October 21st, 2012 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BALLET IRELAND SET TO SPARKLE IN FAMILY FAVOURITE ‘THE NUTCRACKER’last_img read more