Month: November 2019

PH opens SEAG bid on high note, nips Thailand in water polo

first_imgMOST READ Canete exploded with six goals, two in the first three minutes of the match as the Philippines employed a punishing pressing offence which kept the ball as close as possible to the Thailand goal almost all the time. SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief “That’s always critical for us,” said Galang. “We need to have a very comfortable lead in the third to have it under control by fourth quarter.”Galang also noted the superb performance of goalie and team captain Tani Gomez Jr., who made seven saves.The Philippines was fifth place two years ago in the competition won by Singapore with Indonesia and Thailand placing second and third. Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses NBA eases schedule for weary stars Flags of SEA Games countries raised at Athletes Village The Philippines will next face host Malaysia on Wednesday at 9 a.m., hoping to do even better against last SEAG’s fourth-placed team.“I think we can still do better,” said head coach Rey Galang after the match. “We are still not yet 100 percent. We can still improve.”He said the country’s strong showing was direct results of their month-long training camp in Barcelona, Spain.There the Philippines also beat Thailand in a scratch match as part of their training camp.Galang said the Philippines worked on its third quarter showing where it led, 7-3, on Canete’s foray from the left flank.ADVERTISEMENT UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension LATEST STORIES View comments LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Read Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Man sworn in as lawyer by judge who sentenced him to prison as a teen 20 years ago Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Mummar Alamara scores, PH ahead 3-1 pic.twitter.com/RJlLaSUqqD— Marc Anthony Reyes (@marcreyesINQ) August 15, 2017KUALA LUMPUR — It was revenge of sorts for Philippine water polo team which drubbed Thailand, 9-7, Tuesday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games at Bukit Jalil National Stadium Aquatics Center here.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutThe team, which lost to Thailand (10-6) two years ago in Singapore, went all out from the first quarter to the last mainly through come-backing scoring machine Teodoro Roy Canete.ADVERTISEMENT PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games PLAY LIST 03:07PH billiards team upbeat about gold medal chances in SEA Games05:25PH boxing team determined to deliver gold medals for PH00:36Manny Pacquiao part of 2019 SEA Games opening ceremony00:50Trending Articles01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games03:04Filipino athletes share their expectations for 2019 SEA Games00:45Onyok Velasco see bright future for PH boxing in Olympics02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Gameslast_img read more

Warriors erase double-digit deficit to beat Pelicans

first_imgCPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant (35) blocks a shot by New Orleans Pelicans guard Jrue Holiday (11) in the first half of an NBA basketball game in New Orleans, Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS — Klay Thomspon scored 31 points, Stephen Curry added 28 and the Golden State Warriors easily erased a 15-point first-half deficit en route to a 128-120 victory over the New Orleans Pelicans on Friday night.Kevin Durant added 22 points and a career-high seven blocked shots for the Warriors, who won for the first time this young season after dropping their opener to Houston. New Orleans is still looking for its first victory after two games, shooting well early in both games before fading in the second half.ADVERTISEMENT Kevin Durant out with Achilles injury; to undergo MRI on Tuesday PLAY LIST 03:12Kevin Durant out with Achilles injury; to undergo MRI on Tuesday01:43Who are Filipinos rooting for in the NBA Finals?02:25Raptors or Warriors? PBA players take their pick of NBA champ01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LATEST STORIES UP NEXTWarriors: At Memphis on Saturday night.Pelicans: At the Los Angeles Lakers on Sunday night. Anthony Davis had 35 points and 17 rebounds for the Pelicans, while fellow big man DeMarcus Cousins had 35 points and 14 rebounds.The teams combined for 34 3-pointers, with the Warriors hitting 18. Thompson was 7 of 12 from deep.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutAfter trailing by double digits much of the fourth quarter, the Pelicans pulled as close as five points on Cousins’ 3 with about three minutes to go. But Thompson responded immediately with a 3, and Golden State remained comfortably in control from there.New Orleans stormed in front early, thanks to eight 3-pointers in the first quarter. The period closed with a long 3 by each team. Draymond Green hit from 31 feet as the shot clock ran down, then Davis beat the horn from 30 feet, turning after the shot to face the crowd and pound the palm of his right hand into his chest. Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Read Next Davis’ shot put the Pelicans up 39-26, and New Orleans led by as many as 15 when Cousins’ free throw made it 57-42 half way through the second quarter.Golden State then closed out the half with a 19-7 flourish, capped by Durant’s 3 that made it 64-61 at halftime. That turned out to be the beginning of a 26-7 run that gave the Warriors their first lead in the third quarter.TIP INSWarriors: Curry reached 3,927 assists during the game, passing Tim Hardaway for second place on the franchise’s assists list. … Durant scored two points and blocked two shots by Tony Allen during a short stretch in which he played with only one shoe after the other had fallen off right before he hit a layup. … Green finished with 10 points and was assessed a technical foul by official Karl Lane after shoving Cousins in the second quarter. … Golden State turned it over 11 times in the first half. … David West, who was New Orleans’ first-round draft choice in 2003 and spent his first eight NBA seasons with the franchise, received polite applause after scoring his first points on a mid-range jumper. He followed that up with a 3-pointer shortly after and finished with 11 points.Pelicans: G Ian Clarke had 14 points, while Jrue Holiday and Jordan Crawford each added 13 from the back court. … Coach Alvin Gentry was assessed a technical foul by official Ed Malloy in the second quarter, shortly after Green’s technical. … The Pelicans announced that C Alexis Ajinca would miss four to six weeks following successful bilateral knee injections to treat patellar tendonitis. … New Orleans shot 50 percent from 3-point range in the first half, hitting 11 of 22, but only 42.9 percent (3 of 7) on free throws.ADVERTISEMENT Ball flirts with triple-double, Lakers hold on to beat Suns Kin of Misamis Oriental hero cop to get death benefits, award — PNP MOST READ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort View commentslast_img read more

Jazz center Rudy Gobert out 4 weeks with leg injury

first_imgArchers shoot down Eagles CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Read Next Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC MOST READ Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert grabs his knee after being injured in the second half during an NBA basketball game against the Miami Heat, Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, in Salt Lake City. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)SALT LAKE CITY — Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will be out for the next month with an injured right leg.The 7-foot-1 defensive player of the year candidate on Saturday had an MRI that revealed a bruised lower leg. Gobert was injured Friday when Heat guard Dion Waiters crashed into his leg, causing Gobert’s knee to buckle. The Frenchman did not play Saturday against the Nets, and the Jazz said he’ll be re-evaluated in four weeks.ADVERTISEMENT View comments Gobert initially called it a dirty play but took a softer stance afterward. Waiters was going after a loose ball, then dove awkwardly into Gobert’s leg.The 2016-17 second team All-NBA center is averaging 13.9 points, 10.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks per game. Derrick Favors started at center Saturday and scored 24 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and blocked two shots.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion QC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles03:12Kevin Durant out with Achilles injury; to undergo MRI on Tuesday01:37Protesters burn down Iran consulate in Najaf01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Iniong eyes ONE world title shot

first_imgQC cops nab robbery gang leader, cohort Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:52ONE CEO believes Joshua Pacio won the fight00:58ONE: Iniong looking for decisive win over Yamaguchi01:47Panelo casts doubts on Robredo’s drug war ‘discoveries’01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice CPP denies ‘Ka Diego’ arrest caused ‘mass panic’ among S. Tagalog NPA MOST READ Amid doping scandal, skeleton federation suspends 4 Russians Kris Aquino ‘pretty chill about becoming irrelevant’ But Iniong is not looking too far ahead, especially with a seasoned Japanese fighter, one of the top in the atomweight class, standing in her way.“I’m happy that I can get a title shot. I’m not underestimating Mei, of course. I respect her a lot. But I’m also decided to fight a world champion,” the soft-spoken Iniong, who is only 14 days out of her technical knockout win in Manila, said in Filipino.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSSEA Games: Philippines picks up 1st win in men’s water poloSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutA third-straight victory this year could set her up against ONE Atomweight world champion Angela Lee, who was initially Yamaguchi’s opponent for this card.Iniong was a last-minute replacement for Lee, who figured in a car accident two weeks before the fight, but she had no problems accepting the gig in such short notice. Japan’s Mei Yamaguchi (L) and Philippines’ Gina Iniong face off during the ONE Championship press conference at Marina Bay in Singapore. INQUIRER PHOTO/ Sherwin VardeleonSINGAPORE—Gina Iniong knows beating Mei Yamaguchi could pave way for her dream of being in world title fight.That’s why the Team Lakay bet is going all out in her second match this month in ONE: Immortal Pursuit Friday night at Singapore Indoor Stadium here.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I had no injuries so I had no second thoughts in fighting again. I accepted this because I really want to get to the top and face the champion,” the 28-year-old Baguio City native said.“It was a bit of struggle at first cutting weight against, because I was just in another fight. But my body has adjusted and everything is okay.”Iniong and Yamaguchi is part of the main card of ONE: Immortal Pursuit, featuring Ben Askren’s final professional fight against mixed martial arts legend Shinya Aoki.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Read Next Stronger peso trims PH debt value to P7.9 trillion Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Japan ex-PM Nakasone who boosted ties with US dies at 101 LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

Blackwater stays in playoff contention, survives Phoenix

first_imgTrending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC AFP official booed out of forum Read Next Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH View comments NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers In a playful moment for Globalport, Jarencio lets Araña be coach Erram tied reigning four-time MVP June Mar Fajardo for the most double-doubles this season with seven. He is also now the league-leading rebounder this conference.The Elite rose to eighth but are only a half game over Phoenix, Meralco and TNT, teams sporting identical 4-6 records.Rookie Jason Perkins paced the Fuel Masters, who missed the services of Matthew Wright, with 17 points.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH MOST READ John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding LATEST STORIES PBA IMAGESBlackwater stayed in playoff contention after scraping past Phoenix, 83-76, in the 2018 PBA Philippine Cup Wednesday night at Smart Araneta Coliseum.JP Erram notched another double-double with 12 points and 19 rebounds that went with four blocks to lead the Elite, who secured at least a knockout for a quarterfinals slot after wrapping up their campaign in the elimination round at 5-6.ADVERTISEMENT 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “Those who texted me asking for my comments before the game, I only gave one comment and it’s just ‘must-win’ and no other comment,” said Blackwater head coach Leo Isaac.“I challenged the players to prove themselves. I told them stories of how great players before were able to overcome such circumstances and keep on winning,” Isaac added.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutHis players responded with five of them scoring at least 12 points.Mike DiGregorio, John Pinto and Raymar Jose each had 14 points while Roi Sumang also tallied 12. last_img read more

Teng scores 35, carries Flying V past Gamboa to stay unscathed

first_imgJeron Teng. PBA IMAGESJeron Teng got going early as he anchored Flying V to a 119-105 rout of Gamboa Coffee Mix to stay unbeaten in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Monday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.The blue chip swingman fired 20 of his 35 points in the first half, on an efficient 12-of-19 sniping from the field, to go with three assists and three rebounds to keep the Thunder on top of the standings at 2-0.ADVERTISEMENT View comments LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR Despite the win, Altamirano shared that there’s still a lot to be desired with the way Flying V has played, especially on the defensive end.“I wasn’t really happy because I felt we didn’t assert ourselves defensively today. It’s good that we won, but I’m not satisfied and we need to work on our defense because our opponent scored more than 100 points,” said the veteran mentor.Val Acuña had 22 points for the Coffee Lovers, while Mark Sarangay had a huge double-double of 18 markers and 17 rebounds in the losing effort.The scores:FLYING V 119 – Teng 35, Salamat 20, Banal 15, Thiele 12, Cañada 10, Ongteco 6, Dionisio 6, Tampus 6, Torres 4, Webb 3, Colina 2, Mendoza 0.ADVERTISEMENT NBA: Durant, Curry lead Warriors to rout of Cavs, 2-0 series lead BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ GAMBOA COFFEE MIX 105 – Acuña 22, Sarangay 18, Acibar 15, Avenido 13, Padilla 10, Knuttel 7, Arellano 7, Jumao-as 5, Montuano 4, Dadjilul 4, David 0, Riva 0, Vidal 0.Quarters: 31-25, 60-48, 87-73, 119-105.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img MOST READ Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCP BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “Just like usual, Jeron carried us in the first half. And when he got in foul trouble, it was Eric (Salamat) who carried through for us,” said coach Eric Altamirano.Eric Salamat bucked his shooting struggles and still wound up with 20 markers, 15 coming in the second half, on top of four assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutGab Banal got a near double-double of 15 points and eight rebounds, while Hans Thiele had 12 points, five rebounds, and two blocks in the win for the league-leading Flying V.The Thunder were firing on all cylinders early, shooting 57-percent in the first half as they jumped to a 60-48 halftime edge and led by as much as 19, 96-77, after a Salamat trey with 7:43 left to play.last_img read more

With young stars in tow, Douthit says Gilas ‘100 times better’ than before

first_imgJeff Horn starving, still overweight Cayetano to unmask people behind ‘smear campaign’ vs him, SEA Games MOST READ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The naturalized big man visited Gilas Pilipinas’ Thursday evening practice and was left in awe with how far the program has come since it first started.READ: Standhardinger arrives from Germany, attends first Gilas practiceFEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“It’s 100 times better than what it was when I started,” he said. “It’s great to see to see these many players practicing. Back in my time, we were like 10 to 12 guys. Now, there’s like 20 of them ready to play. They’re still playing with their teams as well. It’s great to see that their committed to play for the country.”Douthit rekindled his bond with the coaching staff and witnessed the new breed of national team players, most of whom will see action in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games. What ‘missteps’? Marcus Douthit vs Erfan Saeed and Yasseen Musa. PHOTO BY NUKI SABIO/PBA IMAGESIn Marcus Douthit’s eyes, the time is nearing that the Philippines would no longer resort to naturalizing players for international competitions.“We got younger guys coming up, 16-year-olds who are 7-footers. You know what I mean? Being naturalized, that’s kind of probably shying away soon, which is better for the country because now people can’t tell if they got advantage,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong View comments LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Riveracenter_img Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ LATEST STORIES The 37-year-old also expressed his glee seeing Kiefer Ravena and Ray Parks join the national team anew, with the two getting one step closer in finally making the leap to the PBA.READ: Kobe Paras future of Gilas, says Reyes “We’re getting older. Kiefer’s 23, and Ray’s 24. And as they get older, they get more experience. As they head to the PBA, they already are kind of like veterans because playing for the national team, you earn your stripe. There’s harder competition in the international game and when they go to the PBA already, they are going to make the leap,” he said.“I’m excited for them. I kind of look forward to see them play for the home crowd. They tried internationally and, obviously, home is here. I’m excited to see him in the PBA and see what he can do to become one of the top players in the league. After waiting and waiting and waiting for Ray and Kiefer to join, finally the wait is over.”ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekendlast_img read more

PBA D-League: AMA ekes out thrilling first win, trips Gamboa

first_imgView comments Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection Mario Bonleon. PBA IMAGESAMA Online Education finally halted its five-game losing skid with a nail-biting 67-66 victory over Gamboa Coffee Mix in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Tuesday at Ynares Sports Arena.Mario Bonleon canned the go-ahead freebie with 8.3 seconds left after getting fouled by Leo Avenido off-ball in the inbounds play.ADVERTISEMENT Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend Quarters: 14-23, 30-35, 52-47, 67-66.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next With hand surgeon in stands, Kvitova wins Wimbledon return Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Gamescenter_img Leo Avenido paced Gamboa (1-5) with 15 points and five rebounds, but his squad absorbed its fifth straight defeat in the heartbreaking loss.Montuano got 11 markers and 13 boards, while Val Acuña also poured 11 in the game.The Scores:AMA ONLINE EDUCATION 67 – Bonleon 16, Asuncion 14, Paras 11, Subido 11, Villanueva 6, Alas 3, Flores 3, Salonga 3, Celso 0, Jordan 0, Malones 0.GAMBOA COFFEE MIX 66 – Avenido 15, Acuña 11, Montuano 11, Cawaling 10, Parala 9, Acibar 8, Knuttel 2, Arellano 0, Dadjilul 0, David 0, Jumao-as 0, Padilla 0, Riva 0, Vidal 0.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena LATEST STORIES LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend The Coffee Lovers still had a chance to take the game, but JR Cawaling threw an errant pass to Mark Montuano which Titans guard Daniel Salonga easily intercepted.Bonleon topped AMA with 16 points on a 6-of-17 shooting from the field, to go with three rebounds, while Jaycee Asuncion got 14 markers, five boards, and two assists.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool starsAndre Paras again notched a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds, while Renzo Subido got 11 markers and five assists in the win, to improve their side’s slate to 1-5.“This win is so sweet because we faced a team that is full of ex-pros and are the idols of my players,” said coach Mark Herrera. “I told them to set aside those and play up until the end and I’m glad that up to the final second, our team held itself on defense.”last_img read more

Horn ready for rematch

first_imgRobredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games Ethel Booba on hotel’s clarification that ‘kikiam’ is ‘chicken sausage’: ‘Kung di pa pansinin, baka isipin nila ok lang’ Blu Girls stun Aussies, take on top-ranked Japanese next Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (left) clinches with Jeff Horn of Australia during their WBO World Welterweight title fight in Brisbane, Australia, Sunday, July 2, 2017. Pacquiao lost his WBO welterweight world title to Jeff Horn in a stunning, unanimous points decision in a Sunday afternoon bout billed as the Battle of Brisbane in front of more than 50,000 people. (Photo by TERTIUS PICKARD / AP)Jeff Horn is ready to tangle with Manny Pacquiao again and prove that he really won their “Battle of Brisbane” last Sunday.Shrugging off Pacquiao’s decision to back calls asking for a review of the unanimous decision handing him the World Boxing Organization welterweight crown, Horn said Thursday the ring is the proper venue to settle the dispute.ADVERTISEMENT A heavy underdog, the 29-year-old survived a near knockout in the ninth round to stun the 38-year Filipino legend with his roughness and aggressiveness.The result has been widely questioned, with many believing Pacquiao should have won.The Fighting Senator on Wednesday backed a formal request by the Philippines’ Games and Amusement Board for the WBO to review the decision.“I love boxing and I don’t wanna see it dying because of unfair decision and officiating,” Pacquiao said in a statement issued by his office.“I had already accepted the decision but as a leader and, at the same time, fighter I have the moral obligation to uphold sportsmanship, truth and fairness in the eyes of the public.”ADVERTISEMENT Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend LATEST STORIES Pagasa: Kammuri now a typhoon, may enter PAR by weekend China furious as Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong “I am ready for a rematch,” said Horn during a ticker-tape parade held in his honor in Brisbane. “If he wants to come back and do it again, we will do it. That’s up to him, he’s got the option.”Thousands joined the celebration, where the former schoolteacher said he doubted if Pacquiao had personally backed a call to review the outcome of last Sunday’s title bout.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSWin or don’t eat: the Philippines’ poverty-driven, world-beating pool stars“I don’t actually believe that would be Pacquiao actually even saying that himself,” the Australian told Channel Nine.“Maybe it is his team around him. But Pacquiao seemed very humble in the way that he lost and thought the decision was correct.”center_img Another vape smoker nabbed in Lucena Nikki Valdez rushes self to ER due to respiratory tract infection MOST READ In the twilight of a 22-year pro career in which he won 11 world titles in an unprecedented eight weight divisions, Pacquiao had called for a rematch upon arrival in General Santos on Monday.If ever, the call for a review will go nowhere.The WBO tweeted on Wednesday: “The discretion of a referee or judge cannot be reversed, except in a case of fraud or violation of laws which is not the case in Pac vs Horn.”In Brisbane, with chants of “Hornet! Hornet!” ringing out, the Australian boxer was handed the keys to the city and told thousands of supporters he was ready for the next challenge.“Thank you all for turning up and supporting me and my dreams and, as you can see, you never give up.“I went through a tough round nine, pushed hard through and we got there” he told the crowd. “We got that world championship.” There was no doubting the fight’s outcome among fans who came out to greet their hometown hero.“(It was) an absolutely amazing performance. He (Horn) definitely, definitely, definitely won,” one supporter told Sky News. —ROY LUARCA, AFPSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ LOOK: Jane De Leon meets fellow ‘Darna’ Marian Rivera Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more

NCAA: Heavy Bombers blast Generals

first_imgRobredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss PLAY LIST 02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes02:49World-class track facilities installed at NCC for SEA Games DILG, PNP back suspension of classes during SEA Games NGCP on security risk: Chinese just technical advisers Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments The Generals played without their injured Cameroonian import Hamadou Laminou, whom they severely missed.EAC had to bleed for points, shooting just 23 percent from the field and 36 percent from the free throw line.The 6-foot-8 Laminou suffered a season-ending ACL injury last week.JRU climbed to 3-3 while EAC, which turned the ball over 22 times and only had nine assists, slid to 3-4.ADVERTISEMENT Trump signs bills in support of Hong Kong protesters NATO’s aging eye in the sky to get a last overhaul Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelocenter_img Robredo should’ve resigned as drug czar after lack of trust issue – Panelo MOST READ Standhardinger signs with Hong Kong in ABL Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netErvin Grospe spearheaded a big first half and Jose Rizal University dumped Emilio Aguinaldo College, 77-48, in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Grospe scored 12 of his game-high 19 points in the first two quarters, where the Heavy Bombers outscored the Generals, 37-21, and never looked back.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES Celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies at 59 with wife by his side Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next “We really prepared hard for this game because we’re coming off a loss,” said Grospe, who fell a point short of matching his career-high, in Filipino.The Bombers, who bounced back from a 54-48 loss to the San Beda Red Lions on Aug. 4, never letup in the second half to extend their lead to as high as 35.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSBoxers Pacquiao, Petecio torchbearers for SEA Games openingJRU got a lift from first-year forward Abdul Sawat, who finished with 10 points and nine rebounds.“Coach and my teammates just gave me confidence,” said the 19-year-old Sawat, who hails from Davao, in Filipino.last_img read more