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Alyssa’s Cool Smashers back on top

first_imgMOST READ Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial P550,000 await PH Masters champion 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 Creamline outlasted defending champion Pocari-Air Force, 25-15, 27-25, 17-25, 25-19, to regain a share of the lead in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Season 2 Reinforced Conference at Batangas City Sports Center.ADVERTISEMENT China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls View comments Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Cool Smashers shook off a third-set defeat and a slow start in the fourth with a strong windup with Risa Sato and Alyssa Valdez combining for all but one of the team’s last five points to the delight of the big Sunday crowd.Creamline climbed to a share of top spot with idle PayMaya at 3-1.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSato scored on a quick attack and a kill block off Pocari import Arielle Love while Valdez, who hails from nearby San Juan town, fired a couple of aces as Creamline broke away from a tight 19-18 game.Import Nikolina Asceric topscored for Creamline with 13 hits, including 10 attack points, two blocks and an ace, helping send the Lady Warriors reeling to their second loss against a win. Earlier, PetroGazz showed grit and composure as the Angels ended a three-game losing streak by rallying past BanKo-Perlas, 15-25, 18-25, 25-18, 25-20, 15-9, for their first win.Ukranian import Anastasia Trach came alive in the last three sets, including back to back scores off blocks in the fifth set as the Angels completed their stunning fightback.The win ended a string of heatbreaking results for the Angels, who opened the tournament with defeats to Creamline, Tacloban and BaliPure.Thai Jutarat Montripila gave the Angels all that they could handle, before the Spikers faded in the fifth set and absorbed their third loss in four starts.Trach delivered a kill and two blocks for a 4-0 lead in the fifth, allowing the Angels to survive the absence of injured hitter Rachel Austero.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film LATEST STORIES The Spikers came within 6-8 only for Trach to quell the comeback, scoring the last of her 23 hits at match point.Stephanie Mercado, Cherry Nunag and Wensh Tiu also stepped up for PetroGazz. —CEDELF P. TUPASSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

FIFA charges Mexico after fans chant anti-gay slur

first_imgDave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations Fans in Mexico use the chant to insult opposing goalkeepers as they take a goal kick. Widely considered a slur, some argue there is no discriminatory intent.FIFA did not elaborate on the nature of the disciplinary proceedings and didn’t say when a hearing would take place.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown“Further updates will be communicated in due course. As proceedings are ongoing please understand we cannot comment further at this stage,” FIFA said in a statement.The Mexican soccer federation has been repeatedly fined by FIFA over fans chanting the slur in recent years, but the sanctions haven’t escalated. The federation and players have previously urged fans to stop the chant to avoid further punishment. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding LATEST STORIES Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer gestures during the group F match between Germany and Mexico at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, June 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — FIFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team’s 1-0 win over Germany.Some Mexican supporters chanted the slur when Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer prepared to take a goal kick in the 24th minute of Sunday’s game at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.ADVERTISEMENT Federer moves back to No. 1 in rankings, swapping with Nadal View comments Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours 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 Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Court of Arbitration for Sport canceled two fines against Mexico in November, ruling the chant was “insulting” but not meant to offend, though it left other fines in force.FIFA is using a new anti-discrimination procedure for the World Cup, under which referees are instructed to stop the game for an announcement on the public address system when discriminatory behavior is seen or heard. If it continues, the official could suspend the game, and then abandon it if the behavior persists.“A public announcement was prepared, but the chants ceased,” FIFA said. “After the match and as an important step for further action, the incident was duly included in the match report, as well as the evidence produced by the anti-discrimination observers.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Winfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons filmlast_img read more

We’re back in Asian Games

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 LATEST STORIES “Time is really short. That is also the reason why Rain or Shine became the core of the team. They are familiar with me and I’m familiar with them,” said Guiao.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Palace OKs total deployment ban on Kuwait OFWs MOST READ Thus, the SBP will revert to its original plan of sending the core of the Rain or Shine squad, to be reinforced by cadets Ricci Rivero and Kobe Paras and pros Christian Standhardinger of San Miguel Beer and Paul Lee of Star.“We’d like to thank boss RSA (SMC top honcho Ramon S. Ang) because his marching orders were to lend players that the Asian Games team needed,” said SMC sports director Alfrancis Chua.NLEX bench strategist Yeng Guiao will head the team, which will have as its pool Rain or Shine mainstays Raymond Almazan, Gabe Norwood, Chris Tiu, Maverick Ahanmisi, James Yap and Beau Belga, Asi Taulava of NLEX, Poy Erram of Blackwater, TNT’s Don Trollano, and Global Port’s Stanley Pringle.“We know there’s always pressure when you play and coach for the country and we also know that it’s about sacrifice and service to the country,” said Guiao.Guiao will cut the 14-man pool to 12 before the team leaves for Jakarta on Aug. 14. Gilas Pilipinas sees action on Aug. 16.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Rare title series of blowout wins Peza offers relief to ecozone firms “We realized there is a strong clamor from our basketball fans and since we are the house of basketball, we [took] a look at it and [understood] what the clamor is and where it is coming from,” said POC president Ricky Vargas in a press conference that preceded Game 5 of the PBA Commissioner’s Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum.“It came from the hearts of our Filipino basketball fans,” added Vargas, also the current PBA chair, who stressed that Special Assistant to the President  Bong Go personally made a diplomatic appeal before the league and the SBP to reconsider its withdrawal from the Asian Games, which start Aug. 18.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’But a source told the Inquirer that the change of heart came from within the SBP, which realized it pulled out of the Games on the pull of emotion.Above other reasons made public, the source said the SBP’s pullout was fueled partly by Fiba’s harsh sanctions on the country after the July 2 brawl against Australia during a Fiba World Cup qualifying match at Philippine Arena. Once SBP officials sobered up on the Fiba sanctions, the clamor by the public became too difficult to ignore. Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIt took a loud clamor from fans and sports personalities, a diplomatic request and the realization of a mistake to put Gilas Pilipinas back in  the Asian Games.The Philippine Olympic Committee and the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas backtracked on an earlier announcement that it was withdrawing the men’s national team from the Asiad slated in Indonesia starting this month, saying that a very public clamor fueled the change of heart.ADVERTISEMENT ‘High crimes and misdemeanors’: Trump impeachment trial begins Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Gov’t in no rush to rescue animals in Taal After winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk View commentslast_img read more

Rivero, PH team go 0-2 in day 1 of Fiba 3×3 U23 World Cup

first_imgJapeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View comments Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Rivero and company suffered a 21-14 decision before taking a 21-16 setback at the hands of the Serbians.The PH team, which is also composed of former University of Santo Tomas big man Jeepy Faundo and high school standouts RJ Abarrientos and Rhayyan Amsali, goes on a break on Thursday.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissThe Philippines returns to action on Friday against Turkmenistan at 5 p.m. and China at 8:40 p.m. LATEST STORIES Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA titlecenter_img Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Joe Devance out for at least a month due to foot fracture Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown Photo from Fiba.comThe Philippines put up a valiant effort but came up empty in Pool C play at the start of the Fiba 3×3 U23 World Cup Wednesday at Xi’an China.The Filipinos, bannered by promising star Ricci Rivero, dropped their first two games against Slovenia and top-ranked Serbia.ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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 awardlast_img read more

US draws Sweden again for 2019 Women’s World Cup

first_imgAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Turned out she was right.The defending champion Americans were grouped — again — with Sweden for next summer’s showcase tournament in France. The draw to set the group stage for the 24 teams was held Saturday at a gala event in Paris amid a backdrop of unrest in the country.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissHost France will open the World Cup on June 7 against South Korea in Paris.The Americans defeated Japan 5-2 — highlighted by Carli Lloyd’s hat trick — in Canada in 2015. The U.S. has played in every World Cup since the competition started in 1991, winning the inaugural event and also in 1999. United States’ Carli Lloyd waves as she stands by the World Cup trophy, during the women’s soccer World Cup France 2019 draw, in Boulogne-Billancourt, outside Paris, Saturday, Dec. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)PARIS — U.S. national coach Jill Ellis was asked before the Women’s World Cup draw whether she thought her team would be grouped with Sweden for the fifth straight time.“Oh, we will,” Ellis laughed, recalling her reply.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. No.13 lucky for Orlando Bloom Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Doncic scores 11 straight, Mavs rally past Rockets 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 Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum MOST READ LATEST STORIES ‘Mia’: Rom-com with a cause a career-boosting showcase for Coleen Garcia The pots for the draw were based on the world ranking, except that No. 3 France, as host, led the first pot, followed by the U.S., Germany, England, Canada and Australia. The updated FIFA rankings were released Friday.France has gone 7-1-2 this year, the loss coming against England in the United States. This will be the fourth World Cup for Les Bleues, who landed in a group with South Korea, Norway and Nigeria.Didier Deschamps, who coached the French men to victory in the World Cup in Russia five months ago, was greeted with a roar Saturday when he walked on the stage. He said he’s confident in Les Bleues under coach Corinne Diacre.“I don’t have advice to give to Corinne, she knows women’s football far better than me,” he said. “We’ve spoken several times. She knows that I’m at her disposal. Obviously, there’s a lot of expectation from the fans and media. Corinne and her staff know what awaits, but that shouldn’t be a negative thing.”England, ranked No. 4, was grouped with No. 8 Japan, No. 20 Scotland and No. 36 Argentina. With an average ranking of No. 17 it is statistically the toughest group. England was the surprise third-place finisher in Canada and has been on the rise the past several years.The squad is coached by Phil Neville, a former Manchester United and England defender who played in three European Championships. The Lionesses have gone 7-2-3 under Neville this year.Also drawing a tough group was No. 6 Australia, which is joined by No. 10 Brazil and superstar Marta, who will be playing in her fifth World Cup. Australia defeated Brazil 1-0 in the Round of 16 in Canada.It will be the seventh overall World Cup for the Matildas, who went 7-4-6 this year.“The first immediate instinct is: It wouldn’t be a major football tournament for the Matildas unless we had to play Brazil — 2007, 2011, 2015 and now 2019, and the Olympics we’ve crossed with Brazil,” coach Allen Stajcic said. “So very exciting to be playing them again.”The U.S. went undefeated this year, finishing 18-0-2, including a 2-0 victory over Canada in the final of the CONCACAF qualifying tournament. The team’s unbeaten streak is at 28 games, dating to a 1-0 loss to Australia in the 2017 Tournament of Nations. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew The No. 1-ranked U.S. team landed in the same group with Sweden for the sixth time overall. Also in Group F are Thailand and Chile, which is making its World Cup debut.The U.S. will open the tournament against Thailand in Reims on June 11. Sweden, ranked No. 9, will face the U.S. on June 20 in Le Havre — the final group match for both.“I know about the history, tough games during many years,” said Sweden coach Peter Gerhardsson, who took over the team after Pia Sundhage’s retirement in 2017. “We feel that we have a chance and that’s the most important thing,”The game will be a rematch of the Olympic quarterfinal in Brazil, where Sweden advanced on penalties after a 1-1 draw. Afterward, U.S. goalkeeper Hope Solo called the Swedes “cowards” for bunkering on defense.“It’s a good draw for us,” said Ellis, who attended the draw. “It pits us against a couple of teams we’re not that familiar with, which I like, and then obviously Sweden. I like having Sweden in the third game because it allows us to settle into the tournament.”ADVERTISEMENT Lloyd was asked at the draw if she were confident the U.S. can win again.“Pretty confident, I must say,” she said. “This squad is as talented as can be, we’ve got the depth and a great coaching staff in place.”The draw was held at La Seine Musicale, a dome-shaped concert hall perched over the river Seine on the outskirts of Paris and not to be affected by the anti-government demonstrations. Tear gas filled central Paris, with riot police fighting to contain thousands of yellow-vested protesters.The groups that will play next year in France:Group A: France, South Korea, Norway, Nigeria.Group B: Germany, China, Spain, South Africa.Group C: Australia, Italy, Brazil, Jamaica.Group D: England, Scotland, Argentina, Japan.Group E: Canada, Cameroon, New Zealand, Netherlands.Group F: United States, Thailand, Chile, Sweden. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college View commentslast_img read more

Reveling in his first PBA championship, Chito Victolero shares credit for Magnolia feat

first_img“This is what I like from this team is how this was formed because the chemistry is just beautiful. We’re like brothers here and this is one of the best groups that I’ve been in even when I was still a player.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next A new champion coach in the PBA. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netANTIPOLO CITY—Chito Victolero wasn’t looked at as a successor to Tim Cone’s glorious run as head coach of the Purefoods franchise, but it’s what he turned out to be that cemented his legacy in the storied club.Hired from Kia, Victolero was tapped to help the struggling Hotshots move on from their drastic drop to 11-22 less than two years removed from completing the Grand Slam.ADVERTISEMENT “There’s this huge support system behind us and that’s what kept us motivated through all of this, the credit isn’t just on me, this is for the whole team, the players, the coaching staff, the support staff, and the management.”Victolero, who he led the Hotshots to three straight semifinals in the 2016-17 season before this season’s breakthrough, emphasized that the championship was the result of all the hard work and sacrifices from the whole team.READ: Long wait makes newest PBA title sweeter for Alvin Patrimonio, HotshotsIt also helped that his core of players didn’t just treat each other as teammates but as brothers both on and off the court.“I don’t know the feeling [of winning a title] but I just jumped around because I was just so happy because all of our sacrifices from last year and everything we learned from the semifinals and from this year all came together,” said Victolero.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Victolero’s only PBA achievement before arriving in Magnolia’s camp was lead Kia to its lone playoff appearance in the 2016 Governors’ Cup, but he is now part of an elite league of champion coaches in the PBA.READ: Magnolia ends PBA title drought, closes out Alaska in Game 6 FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsAgainst the toughest opponent in Alaska, Magnolia survived six brutal games and capped it off with dominant 102-86 Game 6 win, but he was quick to defer the credit to his coaching staff including former head coach Jason Webb.“It’s not just me who deserves all this credit because I will give this to our coaching staff,” said Victolero in Filipino Wednesday at Ynares Center here. “The coaching staff’s support is just immense.” P260,000 each in aid to displaced Marawi folk released by US View comments ‘Duterte legacy:’ Gov’t boasts achievements so far Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award PLAY LIST 01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)02:29Robredo to Duterte: 200,000 vote margin no small matter02:14Carpio 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 Taal Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Comelec assures no disruption in operations with retirement of execs Tim Cone still willing to coach Gilas but admits decision won’t be ‘simple yes or no’ MOST READ Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sarah Geronimo’s ‘Tala’ enters Billboard’s world digital song sales chart Long wait makes newest PBA title sweeter for Alvin Patrimonio, Magnolialast_img read more

Nike shoe breaks apart, US hoops star injured

first_imgLATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next NBA Rockets star Harden fined $25K for ripping referees Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college In this file photo taken on February 20, 2019, Zion Williamson #1 of the Duke Blue Devils reacts after falling as his shoe breaks against the North Carolina Tar Heels during their game at Cameron Indoor Stadium in Durham, North Carolina. AFPNEW YORK, United States – Zion Williamson, the expected top pick in June’s NBA Draft, was declared out for Duke University’s game at Syracuse on Saturday, three days after his Nike shoe shredded during a game.Duke’s athletic department announced on Twitter that the 18-year-old forward would miss the contest while still recovering from a right knee sprain suffered in the early seconds of a loss Wednesday to rival North Carolina.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Nike was in damage control mode after the high-profile star suffered the injury and left a game whose ticket resale prices rivaled those of Super Bowls and whose spectators included such celebrities as Barack Obama and Spike Lee.Williamson, who stands 6-foot-7 (2.01m), has averaged 22.4 points a game. He was dribbling near the free throw line on his team’s first possession when he planted his left foot and his sneaker blew apart. /cbbFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubs MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title 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 Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra View commentslast_img read more

PBA D-League: UST overcomes AMA, Josh Munzon’s 46

first_imgGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title View comments University of Santo Tomas rose from a double-digit deficit to beat AMA Online Education, 113-108, to stay undefeated in the 2019 PBA D-League at Paco Arena in Manila.ADVERTISEMENT Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history LATEST STORIES Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. center_img Mark Nonoy sparked the Growling Tigers’ rally in the fourth quarter where UST exploded for 44 points.Soulemane Chabi Yo led the way for UST with 25 points, 18 rebounds and five blocks while Sherwin Concepcion also posted a double-double with 20 points and 13 rebounds off the bench.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe Tigers overcame Josh Munzon’s 46-point explosion for AMA Education that went with 11 rebounds, six steals and four assists.Franky Johnson added 21 points and seven rebounds, while Troy Rike had 13 and nine for the Titans, who dropped to 1-1. Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief US is Popovich’s team now, but he won’t lobby players for it Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ 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 Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img read more

UST’s 1-2 punch Sisi Rondina, Eya Laure wreaking havoc in UAAP Season 81

first_imgGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college “We really don’t care about our individual stats, what’s important is that big trophy at the end of the league.”Laure, who’s on track to win the Rookie of the Year award, said that her only goal when she advanced from UST’s high school program to the seniors was to help the Tigresses and being one of the top offensive players is just a byproduct of that.“When I came to UST my goal was really to help the team,” said Laure. “When coach Kung Fu (Reyes) and coach Ian (Fernandez) took me in my mind was set that I will be here to help the team.”UST’s strong start in the tournament is the best in Reyes’ reign as head coach and it’s no coincidence that it’s the handiwork of the leadership of Rondina and the youthful exuberance of Laure.Rondina, who was Season 80’s Best Scorer, said she’s determined to leave UST in the best way possible and she knows she has found her  in Laure.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Ginebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup title Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST PLAY LIST 01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio 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 With UST taking a share of the second spot with a 5-2 record, Rondina and Laure have shown that no one in the league can match up with their scoring prowess.Rondina finished the first round of the tournament atop the Best Scorers table with 122 points while Laure comes second with 120.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsThe two, however, shrugged off their individual brilliance as they would rather focus on the team’s goal and that is to win the title.“We’re just working hard and us teammates talked to each other that we have to win,” said Rondina in Filipino after UST trounced University of the East, 25-18, 25-14, 25-20, Sunday at Filoil Flying V Centre. Eugenie Bouchard’s bid for Australian Open spot ends in qualifying Phivolcs: Slim probability of Taal Volcano caldera eruption Japeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for Ginebra LATEST STORIES Rogue cops marked as Gamboa’s targets in his appointment as PNP chief Philip Paniamogan shoots NLEX past Blackwater View comments Cherry Rondina, left, and Eya Laure celebrate a point for UST against UE. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMANILA, Philippines—There’s arguably no better duo in the UAAP Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament than University of Santo Tomas’ Cherry Rondina and Eya Laure.The star tandem are the best in putting points on the board and they’re doing it while the rest of the league just watches.ADVERTISEMENT Tom Brady most dominant player in AFC championship history “I want to exit UST in the best way possible and I know I can do that with Eya’s help,” said Rondina who had 17 points against the Lady Warriors. “Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img read more