Robbery suspect nabbed

first_imgThe 30-year-old Columba Laranja was arrested on the strength of an arrest warrant around 6:30 p.m. on June 7, a police report showed. The suspect was detained in the lockup cell of the Oton municipal police station. The court recommended a P72,000 bail bond  for his temporary liberty./PNcenter_img ILOILO City – Charged with robbery, a resident of Barangay Calamisan, Oton, Iloilo was nabbed.last_img

Women’s World Cup 2019: USWNT jerseys setting sales records

first_imgOn Nike.com, the U.S. women’s home jersey is the top-selling overall soccer jersey in one season, while Fanatics reported that the women’s jersey sales have increased by 500% in 2019 versus the Women’s World Cup in 2015.”It’s hard to overstate how important this year has been to the evolution of the women’s offense at Nike,” president and CEO Matt Parker said. “The business grew double digits in fiscal ’19, accelerating in the back half of the year. Our momentum in women’s [sports] is a great example of how our renewed focus is really moving the needle through thoughtful design, powerful brand messages and digitally-led distribution.” The United States women are making a splash in more ways than one.Nike and Fanatics, both licensed jersey sellers, reported that jerseys for the U.S. women’s national team have sold far more than any U.S. soccer jersey, including the men’s team, according to ESPN.com. Women’s World Cup 2019: Alex Morgan explains why she used teacup celebration in England semifinal Women’s World Cup 2019: USWNT gives Alyssa Naeher praise for game-changing penalty save Women’s World Cup 2019: Megan Rapinoe thinks she’s ‘extremely American’ Related News Nike said the success of the women’s team, combined with them wearing merchandise from the company, has contributed to the sales. Interestingly, the brand’s sports bra sales have skyrocketed, with the company being pushed to the No. 1 position in market shares for that particular garment.After Tuesday’s 2-1 semifinal win over England, the U.S. will be in the World Cup final for the third consecutive time and looking to repeat its title from 2015. Parker said the numbers will be even greater if the team wins the World Cup again.”For me, personally, the groundswell of support around the world for the athletes and teams has been truly inspiring,” Parker said.last_img read more