PVL: San Sebastian recovers from opener loss, sweeps JRU

first_imgMOST READ E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad  Read Next WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding View comments Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games PLAY LIST 00:59Sports venues to be ready in time for SEA Games01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters 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 Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games San Sebastian bounced back from its brutal opening loss and swept Jose Rizal U, 25-23, 25-22, 25-21, in the the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Stags are now at 1-1, after losing to Far Eastern University 25-17, 25-21, 25-14, in their first game, while the Lady Heavy Bombers are at 0-2 to bottom Group A.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary Incoming Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball shares plans to visit PH next year Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Joyce Sta. Rita paced San Sebastian with 16 points but she got ample support from Nikka Dalisay and Daurene Santos who finished with 13 and 11 points, respectively.San Sebastian head coach Roger Gorayeb wants his team to stand on its feet after the famed three-time MVP Grethcel Soltones left the squad due to graduation.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“This is their time to shine, they can’t reason out that Grethcel isn’t there anymore,” said Gorayeb. “I hope they can fix their psychology. I want them to dream big.”Shola Alvarez top-scored for JRU with 13 points while Dolly Verzosa added 11. Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. last_img read more

Role players save Arellano in 2OT

first_imgLOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary “Those were big,” remarked Codiñera. Before that, the third guy was not evident, the third guy. We only have Salado and (Lervin) Flores, but the third option wasn’t there. But this time, we got good contributions from our bench.”Rence Alcoriza topped Arellano with 23 points on a 4-of-5 shooting from three, while Salado got 17 markers, seven assists, and three boards.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 shutoutLervin Flores added a double-double of 17 points and 11 rebounds, Marwin Taywan got 15 markers and five assists, and Michael Cañete had 12 points and nine boards in the victory as the Chiefs rose to 4-6 in the standings.“It’s a game of spurts. They made a run, we made a run, but I guess it’s the stops and we made the key stops,” said Codiñera. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC JRU’s short rotation took a toll on the team in the extra periods, as Teodoro, Ervin Grospe, Abdulwahab Abdulrazak, and Abdel Poutouochi all fouled out before the game concluded.Teodoro went 6-of-17 from threes to wound up with 30 points and six rebounds, while Jed Mendoza collected 24 markers, four boards, and four assists.Aaron Bordon also had 13 points, five rebounds, and three dimes in the defeat, as the Heavy Bombers saw their four-game winning streak snapped and fell to a 6-4 record.The Scores:ARELLANO 115 – Alcoriza 23, Salado 17, Flores 17, Taywan 15, Canete 12, Enriquez 9, Concepcion 9, Nicholls 5, Villoria 5, Abanes 3, Dela Cruz 0, Meca 0, Filart 0.JRU 109 – Teodoro 30, Mendoza 24, Bordon 13, Grospe 10, Abdul Razak 10, Sawat 9, Lasquety 4, Poutouochi 4, Dela Virgen 3, David 2, Mate 0.Quarters: 18-20, 43-39, 68-64, 89-89, 100-100, 115-109. Read Next UPLB exempted from SEA Games class suspension LOOK: Venues for 2019 SEA Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netArellano just had enough gas left in the tank to beeat Jose Rizal University in a 115-109 double overtime thriller Thursday in the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Catching the opposition by surprise, coach Jerry Codiñera went to his unheralded role players as guys like Allen Enriquez, Archie Concepcion, and Kraniel Viloria strung 10 straight points give the side 110-100 lead with 3:04 left in the 2nd OT, before Kent Salado put on the finishing touches.ADVERTISEMENT Catriona Gray spends Thanksgiving by preparing meals for people with illnesses Tey Teodoro forced the first overtime with an off-balanced triple from the right corner with 2.5 seconds to spare in regulation to tie the game at 89.He continued his tear in the first extra period, drilling another trey this time from the right wing to give the Heavy Bombers a 100-97 lead with 18.5 ticks remaining.However, the Chiefs refused to die as Salado threw a crosscourt pass to Zach Nicholls, who then miraculously canned a desperation three with 2.0 seconds left to once again knot the game at 100. Teodoro still had a chance to win the game, but shot his floater too strong.“We’re already down, but the prayer shot from Zach gave us relief. We were able to regroup from that shot and got some energy from our bench,” said Codiñera.ADVERTISEMENT SEA Games in Calabarzon safe, secure – Solcom chief View comments Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters 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 MOST READ LATEST STORIES WATCH: Streetboys show off slick dance moves in Vhong Navarro’s wedding Eustaquio, two other Filipinos headline ONE: Total Victory E.T. returns to earth, reunites with grown-up Elliott in new ad last_img read more

UP ends slump, sends UST reeling to eighth straight loss

first_imgView comments LOOK: Loisa Andalio, Ronnie Alonte unwind in Amanpulo for 3rd anniversary “This is just too difficult for us because we just wanted to get another win after the three losses we had,” said UP head coach Bo Perasol. “This is something that can perk us up, make us believe again that we can still do this.”Despite the win, the rebounding department was a cause of concern for UP after the UST dominated the rebounds, 61-40. “Every time we go up against UST, it’s always going to be a classic for us,” said Perasol. “I don’t think that we will be able to outrebound the lineup of UST and true enough we’re outrebounded by 21.”The Maroons, though, were able to neutralized the Growling Tigers’ advantage by forcing them to 23 turnovers that led to 24 points.Janjan Jaboneta had 12 points in his first start to pace the Fighting Maroons while Jun Manzo and Paul Desiderio added 11 and 10 points, respectively.ADVERTISEMENT BSP sees higher prices in November, but expects stronger peso, low rice costs to put up fight Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The win allowed UP to take the no. 5 seed with a 4-4 record, half a game behind Far Eastern University.Ibrahim Outtara scored on a layup to give UP a 70-64 lead with 1:16 to go but UST managed to score five unanswered points with Lee drilling a three from the left wing to cut the lead to one, 70-69, with 11 seconds remaining in the game.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 a split from the line from point guard Jun Manzo, UST center Steve Akomo secured the rebound for UST with 9.2 seconds left and the Growling Tigers immediately started to run the break.Marvin Lee then had two attempts to play hero for UST but both of his shots bounced in and out of the rim. MOST READ Read Next For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Fire hits houses in Mandaluyong City Outtara missed out on a double-double with nine points and 11 rebounds for UP.Lee had a game-high 17 points to lead UST while Akomo added seven points, 20 rebounds, and four blocks.center_img LATEST STORIES Nonong Araneta re-elected as PFF president After international duties, Raymar Jose takes talents to PBA Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa FILE Photo – UP Fighting Maroons. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of the Philippines recovered from its three-game losing streak in the UAAP Season 80 men’s basketball tournament, nipping University of Santo Tomas, 71-69, Wednesday at Smart Araneta Coliseum.The Fighting Maroons had a promising start to the season, going 3-1 but lost their final three games of the first round to fall to 3-4ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games PLAY LIST 01:27Filipino athletes get grand send-off ahead of SEA Games01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending Articles01:37Protesters 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 Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Frontrow holds fun run to raise funds for young cancer patients last_img read more

Argentina coach wants Messi fresh for World Cup

first_img2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting Trending 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 John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding The former Chile and Sevilla coach added the goal was to ensure that Messi “makes the most of his rest periods to arrive (in Russia) at the top of his physical and mental form”.Messi scored four goals as Argentina reached the final in Brazil, but he cut a peripheral figure in the latter stages as his side finished runners-up to Germany following a 1-0 defeat after extra time.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutArgentina last won the World Cup in 1986 with Diego Maradona inspiring the country to a second title. In Russia, they will face Iceland, Croatia and Nigeria in Group D. Argentina’s Lionel Messi controls the ball during an international friendly football match between Russia and Argentina at the Luzhniki stadium in Moscow on November 11, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Mladen ANTONOVArgentina coach Jorge Sampaoli said Tuesday he expects captain and star striker Lionel Messi to arrive at the World Cup in peak form after he battled fatigue at the 2014 tournament. “We’ve spoken with Leo about what’s happening and that he doesn’t find himself in the same situation four years ago when he arrived exhausted at the World Cup (in Brazil),” Sampaoli said at a news conference.ADVERTISEMENT Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers MOST READ LATEST STORIES Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC Read Next In adding Griffin, Detroit Pistons take a risk to add a star Kammuri turning to super typhoon less likely but possible — Pagasa Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoiseslast_img read more

Spurs’ Leonard hopes to return ‘soon’ from leg injury

first_imgTyphoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Pussycat Dolls set for reunion tour after 10-year hiatus “(The discomfort is) diminishing,” Leonard said. “It’s hard to explain, but I am definitely better. Feel better and am feeling more comfortable.”Leonard denied an ESPN report that he was unhappy with the Spurs’ handling of his injury and was possibly seeking to leave the team once his contract ends next season. When asked if he wanted to remain with the Spurs for his entire career, Leonard said, “Yea, for sure.”“Everything was done as a group,” Leonard said. “I don’t feel like nothing was friction. I talk to Pop every day. He knows what the progressions were, he knew what I was doing the whole entire time as well as the front office.“We made a group decision, so it wasn’t me just going out and saying ‘I’m going to go do this.’” But the 26-year-old Leonard says his return is imminent.“Soon. I don’t have a set date right now,” he said. “But I’ve just got to keep doing what I’m doing. The progress that I’m making has been great.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutHe’s been riding a stationary bike and participating in three-on-three drills to simulate the physical contact of games, but has done so with staff members and “not my players.”The Spurs have struggled without their star forward. Other teammates with various injuries have included Tony Parker, LaMarcus Aldridge, Rudy Gay, Danny Green and Kyle Anderson. San Antonio has lost seven of its last 10 games, falling from third to fifth in the Western Conference. MOST READ Google honors food scientist, banana ketchup inventor and war hero Maria Orosa Leonard watched as the Spurs blew a 15-point lead to New Orleans on Feb. 28 and a 17-point lead to the Los Angeles Lakers on March 3. San Antonio never trailed until the final two minutes of each home game.“It’s been tough (not playing), but these guys have been doing it all season,” Leonard said. “They’ve been playing great. I’m thankful for the teammates that I do have. They understand the situation that I’m in. They’re playing well. I’ve just got to get better, I can’t come back unhealthy.”The two-time Defensive Player of the Year played in nine games after missing the season’s first 27 games, but returned to the sideline after playing against Denver on Jan. 13.“It’s hard to explain, but obviously I’m a competitor,” Leonard said. “If I could play, I’m going to go out and play like I did in the nine games, just to test it out. It just wasn’t where we wanted it to be.”Team officials said Leonard was suffering pain and discomfort in the right quadriceps the morning after playing the Nuggets, leading them to sideline him indefinitely.ADVERTISEMENT Love overwhelmed by reaction since revealing panic attack LOOK: Iya Villania meets ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ cast in Mexico John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding FILE – In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green, right, stands at the bench with injured teammates Kawhi Leonard, second from left, and Rudy Gay, center, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in San Antonio. Leonard plans on returning this season and wants to remain with the Spurs for life, refuting reports of dissension with the star forward and the only franchise he has played for. Leonard has missed all but nine games this season with right quadriceps tendinopathy, which initially flared up late in the offseason. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)SAN ANTONIO — Kawhi Leonard plans on returning “soon” from a leg injury, after missing all but nine games so far this season.Leonard held an impromptu, four-minute press conference Wednesday following Spurs practice. He won’t travel with the team on their upcoming three-game road trip to Golden State, Oklahoma City and Houston.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university PLAY LIST 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 justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City View comments Families in US enclave in north Mexico hold sad Thanksgiving LATEST STORIES Typhoon ‘Tisoy’ threatens Games Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMClast_img read more

#KicksStalker: LeBron channels his inner Mamba, rocks Kobes in practice

first_imgLATEST STORIES Every 18 seconds someone is diagnosed with HIV James’ selection of his Fade to Black, though, is almost calculated as teammates Tristan Thompson and Kevin Love also wore their own pair.Other Nike athletes that time also wore their own pair of Kobe 11 Fade to Black like Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and Dallas Wings point guard Skylar Diggins.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Star ousts Rain or Shine, books semis berth BSP survey: PH banks see bright horizon amid dark global recession clouds 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 Pagasa: Storm intensifies as it nears PAR View comments MOST READ This, though, wasn’t the first time The King rocked a pair of his older contemporary.In fact, James has worn Bryant’s signature shoes several times already.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSSEA Games: Biñan football stadium stands out in preparedness, completionSPORTSPrivate companies step in to help SEA Games hostingSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutoutPhoto from the Cleveland Cavaliers’ Official Twitter account.Back in February of 2016, James rocked a pair of Kobe 11 Black History Months during the Cavaliers’ pregame shootaround before their game against Charlotte.Then James paid tribute to the Mamba when he wore a pair of Kobe 11 Fade to Black in the Cavaliers’ last regular season game in 2016. Lacson: SEA Games fund put in foundation like ‘Napoles case’ Cayetano dares Lacson, Drilon to take lie-detector test: Wala akong kinita sa SEA Games BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Photo from NBA.com Twitter account.LeBron James has three signature lines with Nike, but in preparation for Cleveland’s third game against Golden State in the NBA Finals, the King donned a pair outside of his name.The four-time MVP decided to sport a pair of Kobe 11 EM “Barcelona” during the Cavaliers’ practice at Quicken Loans Arena a day before Game 3 and with Cleveland down 0-2 in the series.ADVERTISEMENT BREAKING: Cop killed, 11 hurt in Misamis Oriental grenade blast Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Palace: Duterte to hear out security execs on alleged China control of NGCPlast_img read more

Ferrari appoints Shreyans Group as importer, to enter India soon

first_imgItalian luxury sports car Ferrari will make its official debut in India soon, with popular models such as California, 458 Italia, 599GTB Fiorano and the latest FF, with prices starting from Rs 2.2 crore onward.The company has appointed the Shreyans Group as its official importer in India.The Ferrari range, which will be sold in India, includes the California, priced at Rs 2.2 crore, the 458 Italia at Rs 2.56 crore and the 599GTB Fiorano, tagged at Rs 3.37 crore.Ferrari’s latest model – the FF, which was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show earlier in March – will also be available. Its global price has not been announced yet.All the four models will be open to order once the Ferrari dealerships are opened in India.The first Ferrari dealership will be opened in the capital soon and a second one is slated to open in Mumbai in the second half of 2011.Commenting on the development, Shreyans Group Chairman Ashish Chordia said: “We are proud to announce the partnership with Ferrari on Thursday. This brand represents for us the epitome of success and we are proud to partner with one of the world’s most desired brand.”Chordia said the group will establish a network of Ferrari dealers across India to cater to the discerning needs of customers.An independent Ferrari India office with experienced Ferrari professionals to manage the upcoming dealer network will be set up, Chordia added.The Shreyans Group is involved in luxury retail in India, with interests in products such as yachts, super bikes, fashion articles and jewellery, besides cars.advertisement-With PTI inputslast_img read more

Turning point in England vs West Indies tie

first_imgAn edge-of-the seat match saw England beat West Indies by 18 runs to keep their World Cup quarter-final hopes alive.Chasing 244, West Indies got off to a flying start with Chris Gayle slamming Chris Tremlett for four boundaries in an over in his short-lived 43-run innings. It looked all easy for the West Indies as they got their first 50 in just 5 overs. But spinners James Tredwell and Graeme Swann brought England back into the game, leaving the West Indies aflutter at 150-6.A last-gasp partnership between Ramnaresh Sarwan and Andre Russell got the West Indies ticking ahead. The two shared a 72-run stand before Russell got out to a superb off-break from Tredwell at 49 which was also the turning point of the game.Man-of-the-MatchJames Tredwell was adjudged Man-of-the-Match for his brilliant figures of 10-2-48-4.last_img read more

French Open: Sania-Elena book quarter-final berth, Bhupathi ousted

first_imgSania Mirza on Sunday reached her first ever French Open women’s doubles quarter-finals with partner Elena Vesnina but Mahesh Bhuapthi’s campaign ended after suffering a second round defeat in the mixed doubles along with Jie Zheng.Sania Mirza during the French Open. APSeventh seed Sania and Elena quelled a late challenge from 11th seed Spanish duo of Maria Jose Martinez Sanchez and Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-1 6-4 in the third round.The Indo-Russian pair now have a tough task at hand as they face top seeds Gisela Dulko of Argentina and Flavia Pennetta of Italy.This is Sania’s best doubles performance at Grand Slams since 2008, when she had reached the last-eight stage at Wimbledon with American partner Bethanie Mattek.This is also only third time in Sania’s career that she has reached the quarter-finals of a Grand Slam. The first time she made the grade was in 2007 at US Open with Mattek.On Sunday, Sania-Elena saved 10 breakpoints from 12 and converted five of 10 in the one hour 26 minutes clash.Earlier, Indian veteran Bhupathi’s campaign ended when he and Chinese Zheng, fifth seed, lost 6-4 3-6 7-10 to unseeded duo of Rennae Stubbs of Australia and Brazil’s Marcelo Melo.Bhupathi has already exited from the men’s doubles along with compatriot Leander Paes.India’s hopes in the mixed doubles are still alive as Paes and his partner Iveta Benesova have reached the quarterfinals, where they will clash with top seeded pair of Katarina Srebotnik of Slovakia and Nenad Zimonjic of Serbia.- With PTI inputsadvertisementlast_img read more