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Djokovic wins record sixth Key Biscayne title

first_imgKEY BISCAYNE, Florida (AP):Novak Djokovic won a record-tying sixth Key Biscayne title and his third in a row yesterday, beating Kei Nishikori 6-3, 6-3 in the Miami Open final.The top-ranked Djokovic improved to 28-1 this year. His only loss came when he retired during his quarter-final against Feliciano Lopez in Dubai with an eye infection.Djokovic won his 28th ATP Masters title, breaking the record he shared with Rafael Nadal, and won both Indian Wells and the Miami Open for the third year in a row. He didn’t lose a set in the tournament and tied Andre Agassi’s record of six men’s titles at Key Biscayne.The No. 6-seeded Nishikori lost to Djokovic for the sixth consecutive time and was doomed by an erratic serve. He double-faulted five times and Djokovic repeatedly pounced on his second serve to break five times.The weather was less oppressive than in recent days, with highs only in the 70s, but Djokovic made sure the match didn’t become an endurance test. He broke in three of Nishikori’s first four service games, dominating rallies in part because Nishikori’s shots lacked the precision of earlier matches.Nishikori required treatment from a trainer on his left thigh late in the second set, but his bigger problem was his opponent.- APlast_img read more

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Bridgmohan lands double stakes at Fair Grounds

first_imgNEW ORLEANS, Louisiana (CMC): Jamaican Shaun Bridgmohan carved out narrow victories to win two of the six added-money events on the 12-race card at Fair Grounds here Saturday. The 37-year-old Bridgmohan partnered with favourite Cash Control to win the US$75,000 Blushing K. D. Stakes by a head in race five, and returned in race seven to pilot 4-1 bet Western Reserve to victory by a nose in the $75,000 Buddy Diliberto Memorial Stakes. Bridgmohan also added race 12 to his tally when he scored with 3-1 chance Pam’s Meadow in a 51/2 furlong sprint, to move to 11 wins and earnings of $238 470 in the season, which began November 19 and wraps April 2 next year. Bridgmohan’s opening win came over a mile and sixteenth, when he carried five-year-old bay mare Cash Control to a squeaker over the three-year-old and upwards fillies and mares, in a time of one minute, 42.92 seconds. Freudie Anne set the early pace with splits of 23.44 seconds for the first quarter-mile and 48.24 at the half, as Bridgmohan and Cash Control tracked from second on the outside. Approaching the quarter-pole, Cash Control attacked the leader and Kitten’s Roar followed, with the pair hitting the front. Kitten’s Roar poked her nose in front at the sixteenth pole, but Bridgmohan clawed back to get Cash Control to the wire first on the head bob. In the Buddy Diliberto also over a mile and sixteenth, Bridgmohan steered four-year-old gelding Western Reserve to victory by a nose over the three-year-old and upwards. The pair stalked the pace from third as Sky Flight and Ibaka disputed the half-mile run in 48.62 seconds. As the race swung for home, Western Reserve eked out a small lead, but Granny’s Kitten and Greengrassofyoming came to challenge, leading to a three-way battle to the wire.last_img read more

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Past The Finishing Post

first_imgTrack : Good Weather: FineRace 1 1500 M (Purse $720,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($450,0-$400,0)/NB5YO – (NW4)SHANE ELLIS1. #1 MEET JUSTIN DaneNelson 54.0 $250.00 $77.002. #4 PARTY CUP JPatterson2 54.0 2-3/4L $118.003. #5 BALLON D’OR LSteadman2 54.5 3-1/2L $97.004. #2 NO MONEY FRIEND SMuir 56.0 4-1/2LFinal Time : 1:35.0 Splits : 23.3, 46.4, 1:13.0,Winner : 5yo b colt – STORM CRAFT – DINERO SENORITATrainer : GARY CRAWFORD Owner: PROPER FIX SYNDICATEBred by MICHAEL GAYLEQu: $810.00 Ex: $1,629.00Trifecta: $1,752.00Race 2 1200 M (Purse $650,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE IV(NW3)JEVVANNE ERWIN1. #5 ZEPHYR OWalker 54.0 $242.00 $123.002. #10 PRINCESS EMANUELLE RHalledeen 54.0 2-3/4L $133.003. #8 MISTER BONES CBudhai 54.0 Neck $125.004. #9 MR. LYNDHURST RWilson 54.0 3-1.2LFinal Time : 1:13.1 Splits : 22.4, 46.0Winner : 4yo ch filly – NASHEET – RUSHING FORCETrainer : WAYNE PARCHMENT Owner : PAUL LUMSDENBred by DACOSTA FARMS LIMITEDQu: $841.00 Ex: $1,421.00D/E: $2,713.00Superfecta: $22,230.00Race 3 1100 M (Purse $600,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($180,0)/NB6YO&UP-(NW3)FILLIES & MARESDANE NELSON1. #6 QUICK CHIC OWalker 52.5 $133.00 $60.002. #7 CLEARLY OURS PFrancis 51.0 3-1/2L $100.003. #9 GOFORHOME DaneNelson 55.0 5-1/2L $92.004. #10 TURBO MACHINE AndrePowell3 52.5 3LLate scratch : #8 HERECOMESTROUBLEFinal Time : 1:09.0 Splits : 23.3, 47.2Winner : 5yo gr filly – HE’STHEREALTHING – RACING MACHINETrainer: JOHNNY WILMOT Owner: SYDNEY ROMANBred by ELIZABETH DACOSTAQu: $425.00 Ex: $851.00D/E: $654.00 (5-8) $318.00Superfecta: $3,756.00Rolling Triple: $10,564.00Race 4 1100 M (Purse $870,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN CONDITION RACEOMAR WALKER1. #8 FIVE STAR SEllis 54.0 $121.00 $50.002. #1 PEEPING TOM WHenry 52.0 Sh.Head $50.00*3. #11 ALEXANDER REW OWalker 54.0 2-3/4L $50.004. #7 KINGONAMISSION JInnis2 49.0 6-1/2L5. #5 SON OF SPARTACUS KRobinson 56.0 1-1/4LFinal Time : 1:08.2 Splits : 23.1, 47.3Winner : 3yo b colt – TRADITIONAL – JADORETrainer : RICHARD AZAN Owner : MILADE & RICHARD AZANBred by MILADE AZANQuinella : (1,8) $2,712.00 Exacta : (8-1) $5,556.00D/E : (6-8) $660.00Trifecta : (8-1-11) $2,135.00Hi-5 : (8-1-11-7-5) $85,413.50Rolling Triple : (5-6-8) $3,925.00Race 5 1000 M (S) (Purse $870,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN CONDITION RACE – FILLIESROBERT HALLEDEEN1. #12 ARTHUR’S DREAM SEllis 55.0 $729.00 $238.002. #13 TIZ A VIBE RHalledeen 52.5 2-1/4L $112.003. #5 KILLER BEE OMullings 54.0 3-1/2L $93.004. #3 CLASICAL PRINCESS DaneNelson 55.0 2-1/4L5. #10 NUCLEAR TRAIN RLahoe 53.0 Sh.HeadFinal Time : 1:00.3 Splits : 23.1, 47.0, ,Winner : 3yo ch filly – DEPUTY GLITTERS – SPACEDOUTTrainer : GARY SUBRATIE Owner : EDISON CHAIBred by EDISON CHAIQu: $1,355.00 Ex: $3,534.00D/E: $2,511.00Superfecta: $24,983.00Rolling Triple: $18,624.00(SVREL) EXERCISE RIDERS’ RACE TROPHYRace 6 800 M (S) (Purse $600,000) 5-Y-O & UP CLM($180,0)-NOT EARNED $110,0 SINCE DEC. 11. #12 FIRST’K’BOY RSmith 52.5 $286.00 $104.00*2. #7 SONG ON TRACK CMamdeen 51.0 1-3/4L $64.003. #6 PEARL APPEAL AByfield 53.0 1-3/4L $148.004. #13 POWERFUL RED DEllis 58.5 1-1/2L5. #11 UNCLE CHUBBY MPottingerJr 54.0 NeckLate scratch : #9 BORDER LINEFinal Time : 0:49.3 Splits : 24.0, , ,Winner : 9yo b horse – BURNING MARQUE – MISS NICKELSTrainer: ERROL POTTINGER Owner : BARSHERBred by RENTALS & MORE LTD.NOTE: HORSE #7 SONG ON TRACK PASSED THE POST 1ST, BUT WAS DISQUALIFIED AND PLACED 2ND.Qu: $352.00 Ex: $970.00D/E: $15,687.00Trifecta: $4,840.00Hi-5: $82,397.50Rolling Triple: $19,820.00Pick-4: $61,152.00Super-6: $11,731.80 (5 OF 6)Carry-over : $1,689,392.25Race 7 1400 M (Purse $1,000,000) 3-Y-O & UP OVERNIGHT ALLOWANCE -(NW OF AN OV LIFETIME)RAYAN WILSON1. #6 BIRDIE MY LOVE OEdwards2 52.0 $183.00 $63.00*2. #11 LOTTERY TICKET OWalker 53.5 1-1/4L $64.003. #5 DANCING QUEEN PWilliams 53.0 6/1 1 $137.004. #8 ANOTHER FURY WHenry 52.0 2LLate scratch : #9 MR. AMBASSADORFinal Time : 1:25.2 Splits : 23.2, 46.0, 1:11.3,Winner: 4yo filly – BURNING MARQUE – BYE BYE BIRDIETrainer: FITZROY GLISPIE Owner : FITZROY GLISPIEBred by NEW BLUE LTD.Qu: $261.00 Exacta: $692.00D/E: $1,126.00Superfecta: $1,324.00Rolling Triple: $54,305.00AL GOPIE MEMORIAL CUPRace 8 1000 M (S) (Purse $600,000) NB4-Y-O & UP MAIDEN CONDITION RACE1. #11 JASON’S GOLD DaneNelson 55.0 $252.00 $93.00*2. #7 NEWTON’S FIRST LAW RHalledeen 55.0 4L $73.003. #4 LUNA EMMA AndreePowell3 48.0 3-1/4L $154.004. #3 CAPTAIN CUDJOE JErwin 54.0 1-3/4L5. #14 MOON WALK AndrePowell3 52.5 1LFinal Time : 1:01.1 Splits : 23.2, 47.1Winner : 4yo b colt – REGION OF MERIT – FORMALLY GOLDTrainer : STEVEN TODD Owner : GARTH SAMUELSBred by ORANGE VALLEY ESTATES LTD.Qu: $447.00 Ex: $920.00D/E : (6-11) $1,375.00Trifecta : (11-7-4) $8,177.00Hi-5 : (11-7-4-3-14) $30,691.00Rolling Triple : (12-6-11) $12,086.00PlacePot 8 : (1,4-5,10-6,7-1,8-12,13-7) $48,492.00LADY GEETA TROPHYRace 9 1200 M (Purse $1,300,000) 3-Y-O & UP GRADED STAKES1. #4 CAMPESINO RHalledeen 52.0 $104.00 $50.002. #5 GARY GLITTER CBudhai 50.5 1/2L $50.00*3. #1 SEEKING MY DREAM OWalker 57.0 1-1/4L $50.004. #6 BRAWN DaneNelson 54.0 3/4LFinal Time : 1:11.1 Splits : 22.3, 44.3Winner: 7yo b horse – COMPADRE – YAELLATrainer: PHILIP FEANNY Owner : HAMARK FARMSBred by LORENZO ROBINSONQu: $1,144.00 Ex: $1,381.00D/E: $1,177.00Trifecta: $297.00Rolling Triple: $10,976.00JAMAICA JOCKEYS’ GUILD TROPHYRace 10 1400 M (Purse $620,000) NB4-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V(NW2)*1. #3 WARTIME OWalker 54.0 $93.00 $66.002. #2 KAMALI STAR AntThomas3 50.5 7-1/2L $170.003. #10 PIANO MAN RHalledeen 54.0 Neck $149.004. #1 DRAGLINE WHenry 53.0 2L5. #5 PHOTOGENIC DaneNelson 54.0 8/1 3/4Late scratch : #12 MAJOR FORCEFinal Time : 1:27.0 Splits : 23.4, 47.1, 1:12.4,Winner : 4yo ch filly – WAR MARSHALL – TIME CRISISTrainer : WAYNE PARCHMENT Owner : PAUL LUMSDENBred by DR. PAUL R. WRIGHTNOTE: HORSE #6 JON MARSHALL PASSED THE POST 5TH, BUT WAS DISQUALIFIED AND PLACED 6TH.Qu: $1,796.00 Ex: $2,354.00D/E: $291.00 (4-12) $79.00Trifecta: $3,230.00Hi-5: $64,717.50Rolling Triple : (11-4-3) $1,982.00Pick-4: $9,548.00 (4 OF 4)Super-6 : (12-12-6-11-4-3) $798,839.10 (6 OF 6)Pick-9: $170,680.50 (8 OF 9); $1,273.50 (7 OF 9)Carry-over : $1,926,565.20last_img read more

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Start with Colt Of Arms

first_imgTrainer Ryan Darby and jockey Shane Ellis hold the keys to the opening race in tomorrow’s Sunrise-6 at Caymanas Park.Darby will saddle three starters in the three-year-old only event over 1820 metres. Ellis rides the trainer’s best hope, the well-bred COLT OF ARMS, a full brother to former classic contender Southern Cruise. Both are bred by Minister of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries Karl Samuda and owned by Hyde Valley Farms.COLT OF ARMS has competed just once, a tame effort behind Henry The Second on April 22. His exercise reports, however, suggest he can do much better than the 1:38.2 he did for 1500 metres on that day, and with Ellis remaining on board, there is every likelihood that we will see a vastly improved performance.E.J. MAKIT was also in that April 22 event and finished well ahead of COLT OF ARMS (eleven lengths). The Delroy Wisdom-trained E.J. MAKIT showed negative tendencies (slowly out) on his next start, however, and the well-bred COLT OF ARMS is now ready to show his true class.At just 47kg MIRACLE RECOVERY will not be beaten in race two, a bottom-of-the-barrel 1000 metres straight event for horses who have not earned $120,000 since January 13.The ten-year-old mare carried 55kg on her last outing on April 29 and was not disgraced in finishing sixth by four-and-a-half lengths to Bullet Raj. She will be 8kg lighter tomorrow and the female apprentice, Andree Powell, should have an easy win.EYESON CODED SECRETThe third race for four-year-old and up maidens going 1400 metres looks tailored for CODED SECRET with the sparingly used jockey Anthony Sybble aboard.CODED SECRET was strongly whispered and chased the consistent Leekout all the way for 1600 metres last time out and only failed by half a length to nab the favourite. The splits for that race were 24.3×47.3×1:12.3 with a final time of 1:41.4. No other entrant in tomorrow’s race can better those splits and CODED SECRET will be a lonely winner.The consistent XQUISITE CHOICE gets a grand opportunity to get off the mark for 2017 when he runs in the fourth race. Andrew McDonald’s gelding did finish behind WARRIOR PRINCESS on January 28 but while the latter has raced just three times this year XQUISITE CHOICE has faced the starter six times and, therefore, his fitness is not in doubt.Race five is another knotty maiden event where the main contenders are VICE ROYALTY, ROSES IN BLOOM and DIOSA DE ORO.VICE ROYALTY ran a surprising third in the Jamaica Oaks on April 29 while she was just over two lengths behind ROSES IN BLOOM on her previous start.The two are really nothing special and DIOSA DE ORO, who ran her best-ever race when fitted with the visor on April 29, appears to be an improving sort. Trainer Anthony Nunes has also opted for the very competent jockey Aaron Chatrie, instead of apprentice Dane Dawkins, and DIOSA DE ORO will run a big race tomorrow.In the sixth event, BIG BLACK NATION should recoup losses after being surprised by Cup Of Tea last Saturday.SUNRISE-6 SELECTIONS1. Colt Of Arms2. Miracle Recovery3. Coded Secret4. Xquisite Choice5. Diosa De Oro6. Big Black Nationlast_img read more

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Tanduay whips Batangas to claim solo 3rd place

first_imgPaul Varilla also chipped in 18 points, seven rebounds, and three assists, while Jerwin Gaco tallied a double-double of 13 markers and 11 boards in the triumph.“We know the implications and the impact of this game to the standings. We knew we had to dig deep and we need to step up and I’m glad that we got the job done,” said coach Lawrence Chongson, as Tanduay improved its record to a 5-2 slate.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’It took a quarter and a half before the Rhum Masters finally solved the problem that are Batangueños, staging a 14-4 spurt to break a close 37-35 affair to a 51-39 halftime lead.That continued in the third frame as Tanduay silenced its foe with a killer 24-0 run to grab a commanding 75-39 lead with 5:08 left to play in the period. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Lester Alvarez. PBA IMAGESTanduay sent a strong message and crushed Batangas, 111-86, to move to solo third place in the 2017 PBA D-League Foundation Cup Thursday at Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig.Von Tambeling scattered 28 points, five rebounds, and three steals, while Lester Alvarez added 20 markers, six boards, and six assists as the duo captained the Rhum Masters’ third quarter breakaway.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation TANDUAY 111 – Tambeling 28, Alvarez 20, Varilla 18, Gaco 13, Vigil 7, Taganas 6, Sollano 6, Eguilos 4, Palma 4, Terso 2, Martinez 2, Villamor 1, Sanga 0, Santos 0.BATANGAS 86 – Sedurifa 24, Forrester 14, Ablaza 10, Anderson 9, De Joya 7, Bautista 7, Laude 4, Isit 4, Saitanan 2, Mendoza 2, Mangabang 2, Dela Peña 1, Napoles 0, Ragasa 0.Quarters: 21-20, 51-39, 86-55, 111-86.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Perpetual protests forfeiture of win vs St. Benilde Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer LATEST STORIES Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Chongson admitted that at this stage, he’s no longer looking at the top two but is hell-bent on claiming the next best thing, which is the third and fourth place which comes with a twice-to-beat advantage in the quarterfinals.“These last remaining games are like the playoffs for us. The standings are neck-and-neck and we cannot afford to lose. So what we can do is to take care of our end,” he said.Joseph Sedurifa carried Batangas with 24 points and 11 rebounds in the loss, while James Forrester got 14 markers, three boards, and two assists in his swansong for the squad.The Batangueños’ second consecutive defeat drops them down the standings at 4-3, precariously holding on to the sixth spot.The Scores:ADVERTISEMENT Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite View commentslast_img read more

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Belo has to get over mental hump regarding injury — Reyes

first_imgSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Most of Belo’s fellow members of the Cadet program, who are in the team playing here, have been tapped for the SEAG, and he could eventually be one of four Cadets playing in Lebanon, the others being Matthew Wright, Jio Jalalon and RR Pogoy.“He is a big part of our plans, especially for the Fiba Asia,” Reyes said. “But we have to minimize our expectations. Hindi puedeng biglain (We can’t force him).”With less than three weeks before Gilas departs for Beirut, and with the final roster to be sent to Fiba no later than noon time this Tuesday, Reyes will have a lot of thinking to do on whether he takes Belo there.And Belo would have to hurdle that psychological hump to make the decision easier for Reyes, even in the last two games of the Jones Cup if he gets the chance.ADVERTISEMENT Tall, talented Lithuania too much to handle for Gilas Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite LATEST STORIES Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTAIPEI – Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes has an ace he just couldn’t pull out of his sleeves just yet.Not in the Jones Cup Invitational at least.Mac Belo has gotten very little exposure in this 10-team, nine-nation event, and with two games remaining in the Gilas Pilipinas schedule, the top pick in the last PBA Draft is patiently waiting for his time.ADVERTISEMENT MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return But Reyes feels that the 6-foot-3 former Far Eastern ace is not yet “game ready” after coming off a knee injury that kept him out of play for months.“I think it’s here,” Reyes said, pointing to his temple when asked what’s bugging Belo. “It’s all psychological for him. We really have to take a look at his progress because he doesn’t seem to be game-ready.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’Reyes put Belo’s name in the 24-man pool for the Fiba Asia Championship in Beirut from August 8-20 and said that he really had plans for Belo specifically for that tournament – which is a lot tougher than the other event a separate Gilas squad will be playing in, the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur from Aug. 19.It seems that Belo is playing with a hindrance in the way he moved on the floor when he played five minutes in a 91-80 loss to Lithuania on Friday, though the Blackwater forward said that he is 100% prior to coming over. Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans View commentslast_img read more

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SMBeer, TNT renew rivalry

first_imgTNT’s Danny Seigle blocks San Miguel Beer’s June Mar Fajardo in Game 3 of the 2017 PBA Philippine Cup semifinals. Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netGrand Slam-seeking San Miguel Beer is off to what coach Leo Austria said was its best conference start after a championship.The Beermen hope to keep Austria smiling when they slug it out with TNT KaTropa, the very same side they ripped last conference, as the two traditional powerhouses part ways in the PBA Governors’ Cup eliminations at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao.ADVERTISEMENT Tip-off is at 7 p.m. on Wednesday and both the Beermen and the Texters will be picking up the intensity as they clash for the first time since San Miguel posted a 4-2 ripping in the Commissioner’s Cup Finals just more than a month back.After a 118-93 win over shorthanded Blackwater last week, Austria was able to say something he never had a chance to after five championships in less than three seasons as coach of the Beermen.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“I think this is our best start (coming off a championship),” Austria said after the win off Blackwater. “I’m so proud of my players (because) despite the long break, they were very sharp.”There is a lot riding on how the Beermen perform—and finish—in this conference as the league’s sixth Triple Crown sweep is well within reach. It will also be the second Grand Slam for the franchise, if ever, and with a solid local core and management support, everyone’s expecting them to go all the way. Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano LeBron James scores 31 points, Lakers beat Rockets Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jayson Castro and RR Pogoy, who will see action for Gilas Pilipinas in the Fiba Asia, and Troy Rosario, who will be suiting up in the Southeast Asian Games, are all going to play for the Texters to be in full force.June Mar Fajardo, meanwhile, will continue to lead the Beermen as he can still come up with a dominant conference and hopefully salvage a fourth straight MVP.Meanwhile, Barangay Ginebra shoots for a second straight win when the Gin Kings tangle with winless KIA Picanto in the 4:15 p.m. contest.ADVERTISEMENT Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ McGregor blasts Cerrone in 40 seconds in UFC return Indian national gunned down in Camarines Sur Pirates sail to best start End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend MOST READ Kawhi Leonard, Clippers rally to beat Pelicans Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite ‘I’m out!’: PewDiePie releases last video before taking break from YouTube LATEST STORIES View commentslast_img read more

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29th SEA Games officially open in Kuala Lumpur

first_imgAi-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ LATEST STORIES Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles02:11SEA GAMES 2019: PH’s Nesthy Petecio boxing featherweight final (HIGHLIGHTS)08:07Athletes treated to a spectacle as SEA Games 2019 officially ends06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold05:02SEA Games 2019: Philippines clinches historic gold in women’s basketball05:21Drama in karate: Tsukii ‘very sad’ over coach’s bullying, cold shoulder03:24PH’s James Palicte boxing light welterweight final (HIGHLIGHTS) Teen gunned down in Masbatecenter_img China snubs ‘Little Olympics’ opening ceremony in Taiwan View comments The opening ceremony took place at National Stadium, which is part of the newly-refurbished sporting facilities of the Kuala Lumpur Sports City.Present were Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, his wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor and Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’The 29th edition of the Games until Aug 30 brings together some 4,900 athletes from 11 countries, namely Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Brunei Darussalam, Vietnam, Laos, Myanmar, Cambodia, Timor Leste and hosts Malaysia.At stake is 404 gold medals in 38 sports, with ice skating, ice hockey, indoor hockey and cricket being held for the first time. Fireworks explode at the start of the opening ceremony for the 29th Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games) at Bukit Jalil stadium in Kuala Lumpur on August 19, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / MANAN VATSYAYANAKUALA LUMPUR—The opening ceremony of the 29th SEA Games kicked off with a stunning light show at the National Stadium in the Kuala Lumpur Sports City.The procession of the flags of the 11 participating countries together with 320 flags of Malaysia accompanied by a musical performance followed next. Then came the parade of contingents and athletes from the participating countries.ADVERTISEMENT 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Going into the opening ceremony of the biennial extravaganza that carries the theme ‘Rising Together’, Malaysia – with a 111-gold target – has already clinched seven gold, four silver and five bronze medals to top the KL Games medals table so far.The country’s contingent of 844 athletes are counting on the home ground advantage to better the 62 gold medal haul and fourth placing in Singapore two years ago.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more

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In battle against sly SMB guards, Ravena gives himself a failing grade

first_imgLights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases MOST READ PBA: Kia halts 16-game skid, upsets Rain or Shine Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina 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 “I study them too much and I thought know what they’re going to do. But they’re really good that while talking smack, they’re carrying the load for their team. I can’t be affected about that. That tells me that I still need to focus more on my game to be able to do what they are doing,” he said.READ: Ravena says staredown not intended to shame PessumalThough he was largely kept in check in his 30 minutes of action, the 24-year-old was still able to muster 15 points, six assists, and three rebounds in the game.Ravena, though, was man enough to admit that San Miguel was the better team in the match. “They just have too many weapons.”“We were in there for 40 minutes, but the last eight minutes was really tough for us. We had mental lapses, each one of us. Again, you can’t give a great team so many chances. They will really take advantage of you, they’re gonna pick you apart, and that’s what San Miguel did,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year NLEX has now lost three straight games to fall to 2-3 in the standings and Ravena believes the Road Warriors need to start doing a better job down the stretch.“We’re always in the game and we know we can complete the job. But sometimes, we just fall apart in the end,” he said. “We can’t be frustrated. But also, we can’t always say that we need to learn from this because this is already our third straight loss. What we need now is to act on it.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson View comments Ravena faced the toughest test in his professional career as he was guarded by Mythical Team members Chris Ross and Alex Cabagnot, as well as former Ateneo teammate Von Pessumal in stretches during the tiff.READ: SMB stays unscathed, escapes NLEXFEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“They tried to get inside of my head,” he shared. “They were talking smack so I was trying to do the same thing, but as much as possible, I wanted to focus and stick to the game because it seems like I’m losing my focus out of my game.”The experience also served as an eye-opener for Ravena that there’s still so much that he needs to learn. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/ INQUIRER.netNLEX rookie Kiefer Ravena felt that he disappointed in his much anticipated duel against the famed San Miguel backcourt on Friday.“Maybe, I failed because we lost,” he said on the heels of the Road Warriors’ 98-109 defeat to the Beermen at Cuneta Astrodome. “No matter how good you played, in the end, we still lost.”ADVERTISEMENT Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

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UAAP volleyball: Ateneo wins 2nd straight, sends UE to 0-4 start

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 UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Jhoanna Maraguinot led Ateneo with 20 points while Madayag had 12.Shaya Adorador had 14 points to lead the Lady Warriors while Mary Ann Mendrez added 12.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Ateneo Lady Eagles. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAteneo has started to gain stability after winning its second straight game at the expense of University of the East, 21-25, 25-18, 25-21, 25-14, in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Saturday at Filoil Flying V Centre.After losing their first two assignments, the Lady Eagles have improved to 2-2 for the fourth spot while the Lady Warriors remained in search of their first victory and reeled to 0-4.ADVERTISEMENT Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours LATEST STORIES The Lady Eagles used a 12-4 run in the fourth set that Ponggay Gaston finished with a down-the-line kill to give Ateneo a 16-8 lead and effectively fend off UE.Despite the win, captain Maddie Madayag said the first set was such of a disappointment for them that they forgot to play with happiness.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“They were really tense inside the floor earlier and I don’t think they knew what to do,” said Madayag in Filipino. “They don’t have the focus to play and everybody was like ‘oh my God.’ They weren’t happy at all.”“They just have to enjoy the game because I know that if we’re happy we can beat anybody.” GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsoncenter_img View comments Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Switzerland’s Hoefflin skis to gold in women’s slopestyle Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano MOST READ Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi Citylast_img read more

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