Past the finishing post

first_imgCaymanas Park Results for Jan 23, 2016Track Condition : Dirt : GoodRace 1 1400 M (Purse $768,000) IMP3YO&UP(NW3&MDN)/NB4YO(NW3O/T)/NB3YO-REST.STKS.1. ABBEY ROAD OEdwards3 51.52. * SILVER CLOUD RHalledeen 53.0 1/2L3. ZUGULU CChow 52.0 4/1 1 3/4 103.004. JAMAI RAJA WHenry 51.0 11/1 1 1/4WIN: $1615.00PLACE: $154, $58.00, $103.00Final Time : 1:26.2 Splits : 24.2, 48.0, 1:12.3,Winner : 4yo ch colt – BLUE PEPSI LODGE – BROADWAY BELLETrainer : RICHARD N. AZAN Owner : ELITE BLOODSTOCK LIMITEDBred by IAN PARSARDQu: $1,393.00 Ex: $4,294.00Trifecta: $2,330.00Race 2 1400 M (Purse $500,000) NB5-Y-O & UP MAIDEN CONDITION RACE1. * SMART TRAIN SEllis 53.52. QUEEN OF THE TOWN JErwin 55.0 2 1/2L3. MY FAVORITE DANCER AMartin 53.0 1/2L4. DEPUTY HEADGIRL OMullings 54.0 6 1/2LDNF #8 RUSSIAN SKIP HPottinger4 53.0WIN: $145.00PLACE: $57.00, $62.00, $55.00Final Time : 1:32.2 Splits : 25.0, 49.1, 1:16.2,Winner : 5yo b filly – SHUFFLING MADDNES – SMART CHOICETrainer : MORRIS POWELL Owner : JENIFER E HALLBred by PAUL CLIFTON WRIGHTNOTE: HORSE #8 RUSSIAN SKIP, JOCKEY FELL.Qu: $220.00 Ex: $504.00D/E: $9,060.00Superfecta: $727.00EIGHT THIRTY SPRINTRace 3 1000 M (S) (Purse $768,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT -FILLIES(DIV.I)1. DANCING QUEEN ISpence 56.02. ZANDRINA AMartin 54.0 Neck3. *PINELOPE SEllis 56.0 1 1/4L4. VERA CRUZ CChow 54.0 4 1/2LLate scratch : #1 PHOTOGENICWIN: $168.00PLACE: $50.00, $50.00, $50.00Final Time : 1:00.2 Splits : 23.0, 46.1, ,Winner : 3yo b filly – SORRENTINO – HONEYMOON BAYTrainer : PHILIP FEANNY Owner : HAM STABLES LIMITED (COMPANY)Bred by HAM STABLES LTD.Qu: $447.00 Ex: $833.00D/E: $954.00 (12-1) $247.00Superfecta: $4,522.00Rolling Triple: $15,814.00Race 4 1000 M (S) (Purse $530,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($250,0-$210,0)/NB5YO-NW2 & 6YO&UP-NW41. JOYFUL RAKOTA RLahoe 54.02. *FIFTYONESTORM JErwin 55.0 Dead Heat2. INFANTRY OFFICER BHarvey 52.5 Dead Heat4. BATTLE SONG RMitchell 53.0 1 3/4L5. WINESHA CBudhai 52.0 NeckLate scratch : #4 BELIEVEWIN: $367.00PLACE: $107.00, $70.00, $131.00Final Time : 0:59.1 Splits : 22.3, 45.4, ,Winner : 6yo b mare – PAPI CHULLO – TOURING ACTRESSTrainer : PATRICK SMELLIE Owner : PATRICK G SMELLIEBred by FRANZ C. JOBSONQu: $250.00 (10,13) $929.00 Ex: $594.00 (10-13) $1,528.00D/E: $1,567.00Trifecta: (10-12-13) $475.00 (10-13-12) $724.00Hi-5 : (10-12-13-11-9) $17,798.50 (10-13-12-11-9) $17,798.50Rolling Triple: $7,720.00EIGHT THIRTY SPRINTRace 5 1000 M (S) (Purse $768,000) NB3-Y-O MAIDEN SPECIAL WEIGHT -FILLIES(DIV.II)1. *POISON GAS OWalker 54.02. AUTHENTIC CChow 56.0 5L3. ZEPHYR KPowell 54.0 1 1/4L4. DUTCHESS URIEL RHalledeen 54.0 1 1/4LWIN: $87.00PLACE: $62.00, $119.00, $112.00Final Time : 0:59.0 Splits : 22.3, 45.3, ,Winner : 3yo b filly – NUCLEAR WAYNE – PRINCESS LULUTrainer : PHILLIP ELLIOTT Owner : NORRIS A PHINNBred by HEWAN ELLIOTTQu: $255.00 Ex: $456.00D/E: $657.00Superfecta: $774.00Rolling Triple: $3,432.00Race 6 1000 M (R) (Purse $500,000) 5YO&UP CLM($180,0)-NOT EARNED $100,0 SINCE SEPT.231. *CLASSICAL TRAIN JInnis4 48.02. AWESOME MARQUE JErwin 53.5 5L3. ROLEX AChatrie 52.0 Neck4. NO COINCIDENCE RHalledeen 53.5 Neck5. REAL VIBES MACHINE CBudhai 52.0 3 1/2L6. WAR HERO LMiller 52.0 1/2LLate scratch : #2 MR. LUVALWIN: $134.00PLACE: $81.00, $267.00, $90.00Final Time : 1:02.3 Splits : 23.2, 47.4, ,Winner : 5yo ch filly – WESTERN CLASSIC – REALITY TIMETrainer : RYAN DARBY Owner : RAPHAEL E GORDONBred by HAM STABLES LTD.Qu: $1,316.00 Ex: $1,825.00D/E: $194.00 (6-2) $84.00Trifecta: $2,130.00Hit-6: $259,034.00Rolling Triple: $1,945.00Super-6: $451,755.50ALLAN E. ‘BILLY’ WILLIAMS MEMORIAL TROPHYRace 7 1400 M (Purse $780,000) 3-Y-O & UP OVERNIGHT ALLOWANCE1. * BRAWN AChatrie 55.02. SHINING LIGHT MWard4 47.5 3/4L3. FORCE DE JOUR BebHarvey3 57.0 3 1/4L4. RUM PUNCH JPatterson4 48.5 NeckWIN: $129.00PLACE: $67.00, $150.00, $148.00Final Time : 1:26.1 Splits : 24.0, 47.0, 1:12.0,Winner : 4yo colt – SARAVA – LA FAYETrainer : GARY SUBRATIE Owner : MICHROSBred by SCF, INC DBA SOUTHERN CROSS FARMQu: $612.00 Ex: $923.00D/E: $332.00Superfecta: $5,757.00Rolling Triple: $523.00Pick-4: $5,856.00Race 8 1500 M (Purse $530,000) NB5-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE V(NW2)1. *DARLIN RMairs 54.02. SURE MAN ADancel 53.0 1 1/4L3. EAZY STEPPING RMitchell 53.0 4L4. GIRSHOM AndrePowell4 52.0 1 1/2L5. SEAL THE DEAL OWalker 55.0 1LWIN: $174.00PLACE: $170.00, $110.00, $200.00Final Time : 1:38.0 Splits : 24.1, 48.0, 1:15.3,Winner : 5yo b filly – DISTORTED – YANKEE PRINCESSTrainer : OWEN SHARPE Owner : OWEN & SOLOMON SHARPEBred by OWEN & SOLOMON SHARPEQu: $459.00 Ex: $963.00D/E: $858.00Trifecta: $4,120.00Hi-5: $12,083.50Rolling Triple: $2,488.00Race 9 1100 M (Purse $560,000) NB5-Y-O & UP RESTRICTED ALLOWANCE IV(NW3)1. ROVING STAR JAnderson 55.02. SEMPER FIDELIS RMitchell 52.0 Head3. TWO STEPS UP CChow 54.0 Neck4. LUCKYBEGOOD DaneNelson 53.0 Sh.Head5. * EXPLOSIVE PRINCESS WHenry 52.0 3/4LLate scratch : #14 AWESOME CATWIN: $352.00PLACE: $119.00, $116.00, $106.00Final Time : 1:09.3 Splits : 23.3, 47.4, ,Winner : 5yo b colt – DISTORTED – SCHIZANDRATrainer : KEVIN BRIVETTE Owner : BIG BUSINESSBred by CALVERTON BROWNQu: $3,413.00 Ex: $3,334.00D/E: $2,573.00Trifecta: $7,995.00Hi-5: $66,430.00Rolling Triple: $7,978.00PlacePot 8: $49,304.00 (8 OF 8)Race 10 1600 M (Purse $845,000) 3-Y-O & UP OPEN ALLOWANCE1. *LONG RUNNING TRAIN WHenry 50.02. CAMPESINO BebHarvey3 53.0 1 1/4L3. ALL CORRECT LSteadman3 54.0 3/4L4. HOVER CRAFT AndrePowell4 51.0 3/4LWIN: 114.00PLACE: $50.00, $50.00, $50.00Final Time : 1:39.1 Splits : 24.2, 47.0, 1:12.2,Winner : 4yo filly – FLOWER ALLEY – CUZ YOU NEVER KNOWTrainer : HARRY PARSARD Owner : HARRY PARSARDBred by THREE CHIMNEYS FARM, LLCQu: $133.00 Ex: $355.00D/E: $1,317.00Superfecta: $490.00Rolling Triple: $9,260.00Race 11 1600 M (Purse $500,000) 3-Y-O & UP CLM($180,0)/NB6YO&UP-NW31. TECHNOCAT JErwin 57.02. *ALEXANDER JPatterson4 57.0 2L3. THE REAL RHYTHM DaneNelson 53.0 Neck4. WATER WAVE WHenry 55.0 1L5. GENERAL TOGO BBell 55.0 3LWIN: $206.00PLACE: $97.00, $75.00, $144.00Final Time : 1:44.0 Splits : 24.0, 48.1, 1:15.0,Winner : 6yo ch horse – TWILIGHT TIME – SECRET CATTrainer : RAY PHILLIPS Owner : MORRIS MYRIEBred by CARL ANDERSONQu: $345.00 Ex: $601.00D/E : $519.00Trifecta: $1,220.00Hi-5: $88,764.00Rolling Triple: $8,325.00Pick-4: $30,860.00 (4 OF 4)Super-6: $43,095.50 (6 OF 6)Pick-9: $10,860.00 (8 OF 9) $240.00 (7 OF 9)Carry-over: $2,037,940.80last_img read more

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first_imgPacquiao to return April 9 against Bradley LAS VEGAS (AP): Manny Pacquiao will return to the ring April 9 for the first time since losing to Floyd Mayweather Jr., and it will be against a familiar foe. Promoter Bob Arum said Wednesday that Pacquiao will fight Timothy Bradley at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for a third time in his first bout since losing a decision to Mayweather in the richest fight ever. Pacquiao re-injured a shoulder in that fight and was ineffective against Mayweather in dropping the unanimous decision. Technically, the fight with Bradley will be the rubber match of their three-fight series. However, most in boxing believe Pacquiao won the first fight in 2012 easily – the judges gave it to Bradley – and was largely dominant in the rematch, which he won by decision. Top rank spokesman Lee Samuels said the pay-per-view fight has not officially been signed, but that both fighters had agreed to terms and would be signing soon. Pacquiao was given a $2 million advance on his guaranteed $20 million purse, Samuels said. Messi scores in 500th game for Barca BARCELONA, Spain (AP): Lionel Messi scored in his 500th match for Barcelona to help them ease past Real Betis 4-0 on Wednesday and ensure they kept the lead of the Spanish league to conclude a superb year for the Catalan club. Barcelona broke a run of consecutive draws in the league to cap one of their best years in club history. Before kick-off Andres Iniesta paraded the recently won Club World Cup trophy, their fifth title won in 2015. The four goals scored took the year’s tally to 180, bettering Madrid’s milestone of 178 from 2014. “It was a spectacular year, and we wanted to finish it in the same way,” Messi said. “It will be complicated to better this, but like always we will try to do so.” Messi recovered from a hard knock with Antonio Adan that was ruled a penalty against the Betis goalkeeper, by scoring Barcelona’s second goal, after an own goal put the Catalan side on its way. CAS rejects appeal from Musa Bility LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP): The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed Musa Bility’s appeal to overturn his exclusion from the FIFA presidential election. Bility, who is from Liberia, failed to make the field after failing an integrity check. FIFA’s election monitoring panel ruled the Liberian football federation president ineligible last month. No reason was publicly given, but Bility said a previous criminal allegation against him was dismissed by a Liberian court. CAS says it will release the grounds for its decision early this year. FIFA has approved five candidates for the election to be held on February 26. Michel Platini, who has been handed an eight-year ban but still hopes to run for FIFA presidency, is also expected to appeal to CAS. Monfils out of Hopman Cup with leg injury PERTH, Australia (AP): Gael Monfils has withdrawn from the Hopman Cup mixed team event due to an unspecified leg injury and will be replaced by French compatriot Kenny de Schepper. It was not clear whether the injury would prevent the 24th-ranked Monfils from competing in the Australian Open beginning January 18 in Melbourne. Hopman Cup tournament director Paul Kilderry said yesterday “it’s unfortunate to hear Gael is unable to play in Perth … we wish him well over the next couple of weeks ahead of the Aussie Open.” De Schepper and his partner Caroline Garcia play their first match Monday against the Britain team of Andy Murray and Heather Watson. Serena Williams and Jack Sock open for the United States, also on Monday, against Elina Svitolina and Alexandr Dolgopolov of Ukraine.last_img read more

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Champs Windward Road make early move at INSPORTS Junior High Championships

first_imgDefending champions Windward Road Primary and Junior High lead the overall points standing after five finals on day one of the Institute of Sports (INSPORTS) Junior High School Athletics Championship at Stadium East yesterday.Windward Road also lead the girls’ section with 35 points, while John Mills are in front in the male category on 17.50 points.The Oral Whilby-coached Windward Road won two finals yesterday to accumulate 52.50 points and lead ahead of main rivals John Mills, who won one final and have amassed 47.50.Whilby described the day as a very good one, noting that his team exceeded expectations after winning two five finals.Michaelia Wilson took the girls’ Class One high jump with a leap of 1.54 metres, while Kishuana Smith took the girls’ shot put open with a throw of 9.63 metres. They also took silver in the Class Two girls’ high jump and Class Three boys’ long jump.Calabar’s Kevin Smith won the boys’ Class Two high jump with 1.69 metres and Braeton’s Mickel Wilson won the Class Three long jump with 5.05 metres.”We had some good results and some valuable points are on the board, so it was a fairly decent first day,” said Whilby. “Tomorrow (today), we anticipate another good day; there will be 21 finals, and we expect to be out front again tomorrow.”They (John Mills) are in many finals, and we are also in most finals with two athletes, so it’s going to be a straight shoot-out between us and John Mills and may the best man win,” he stated.John Mills’ only finals success on the day came from Shella Hamber (4.32m) in the Class Three girls long jumpHowever, coach Ransford Spalding was pleased with his team’s performance on the opening day.”All in all, I am satisfied with the performance of my team; we are just four points behind and they are giving a good account of themselves,” he said.Twenty-one finals are scheduled for today’s second day, with the first event set to begin at 9 a.m.last_img read more

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Richards’ struggles continue in Eugene

first_imgEUGENE, Oregon: World Championships bronze medallist O’Dayne Richards continued his early season struggles in the shot put after posting a modest 19.09m on the opening day of the 2016 Prefontaine Classic at the University of Oregon’s Hayward Field in Eugene earlier.  Richards, who is still trying to regain his best form after a leg surgery earlier this year, says he will have to remain patient and continue to work hard, but was of course left disappointed with his result.  “There’s still a little bit of time but I think I was too cautious especially on my first throw. Its going to take some time and I know that I must remain calm and patient,” Richards told The Gleaner after his event. After fouling on his first attempt, Richards registered his best mark of the day on is second before going 18.30m on his final effort. World champion Joe Kovacs (USA) won the event, avenging his loss to Kurt Roberts at the recent Shanghai Diamond League with a world leading 22.13m effort on his last attempt.  Kovacs came into his own on his last three efforts, landing the implement at 21.57m and 21.66m before capping off the competition with the first 22m mark of the season.  Second place went to Tom Walsh (New Zealand) with 20.84m, with Reese Hoffa (USA), 20.58m finishing third.  Pawel Majewski (Poland) was too good for the rest of the field in the men’s hammer throw with a 80.28m mark. He was followed by Dilshod Nazarov (Tajikistan), 78.12m and Wojceich Nowicki (Poland), 76.86m. Olympic and world champion Sandra Perkovic (Croatia) was not at her best, but she was still the class act in the women’s discus event, winning in 68.57m ahead of Nadine Muller (Germany), 65.31m and Melina Robert-Michon (France), 63.39m. Brittney Reese (USA), 6.92m was tops in the women’s long jump with Ivana Spanovic (Serbia), 6.88m, finishing second and Lorraine Ugen (Great Britain), 6.76m taking third place.last_img read more

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STETHS ‘ready’ for prized d’Cup

first_img UNBEATEN RECORD Cornwall is the only team in the competition with a 100 per cent win record and will start favourites against Glenmuir. Another double-header is on offer at Jarrett Park, Montego Bay, where Spot Valley High and Little London will lock horns in the battle of the first-time quarter-finalists at 1 p.m., while at 3 p.m., Aaron Lawrence takes his slick-looking Rusea’s High team into battle against Paul Bogle High. The Wembley sports ground will also host a double-header when at 1 p.m., Lennon High meet the highly fancied Dinthill Technical, after which Vere Technical battle Petersfield in a 3 p.m. clash. Meanwhile, over at Drax Hall, another first-time quarter-finalist, Ocho Rios High, will hope to extinguish the hopes of Manchester High in a 3 p.m. fixture. Although not at their best in the recent exit from the FLOW Super Cup knockout game against Bridgeport High, Dinthill’s coach, Kevin Williams, will have his players sharp and focused for this one. “It was better we lost that (FLOW Super Cup) game than in this competition, which we regard as still the best in the country. We want to once again reach the final, so this will be a big game for us,” said Williams. “I am sure Lennon will be at their best, so we too have to up our game. A place in the semi-finals is at stake and we want it badly,” Williams noted. Today’s matches – Clarendon College vs Steer Town Time: 1 p.m. Venue: Juici Beef Ground – Glenmuir vs Cornwall College Time: 3 p.m. Venue: Juici Beef Ground – Spot Valley vs Little London Time: 1 p.m. Venue: Jarrett Park – Rusea’s vs Paul Bogle Time: 3 p.m. Venue: Jarrett Park – Lennon vs Dinthill Time: 1 p.m. Venue: Wembley Community Centre – Vere Tech vs Petersfield Time: 3 p.m. Venue: Wembley Community Centre – STETHS vs Fair Prospect Time: 3 p.m. Venue: Lynch Park – Ocho Rios vs Manchester Time: 3 p.m. Venue: Drax Hall WESTERN BUREAU: Eight teams will be left standing after this afternoon’s quarter-final round in the 2016 ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup with the focus on defending champions St Elizabeth Technical High School (STETHS), who will be travelling east to face off against Fair Prospect High at Lynch Park, Buff Bay, in a 3 p.m. kick-off, with a semi-final place on the line. Of the four titles on offer, STETHS’ coach, Omar Wedderburn, makes no bones about the importance of this competition to his school. “We are ready for this. The daCosta Cup is what we prize the most and the aim is, as usual, to make it again to the final. But first, we have to take care of business against Fair Prospect,” Wedderburn said. The other quarter-final pairings pit Clarendon College against Steer Town in the first game of a double-header at Juici Beef Complex, Clarendon. That game is set for a 1 p.m. kick-off. It is to be followed by the massive clash between two former winners, Cornwall College and Glenmuir High.last_img read more

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Vere duo pleases Graham

first_imgThe Vere Technical pair of Brittany Anderson and Amoi Brown brought a smile to the face of their hurdles coach, Raymond Graham, with their performances at last weekend’s Carifta Trials. Speaking after Anderson and Brown had won their respective 100m hurdle finals, Graham said he wasn’t surprised by their dominance. He also announced that Anderson won’t hurdle again until Boys and Girls Championships. Anderson experienced some knee pain after her exertions in the long jump on Saturday, but, Graham said he advised, “take the pain out of your head.” Anderson, the Boys and Girl’s Championships 100m class 2 favourite, gave a polished performance on Sunday and won the under-18 final in 13.21 seconds, ahead of defending class 2 champion Daszay Freeman of Manchester High School and Shanette Allison of Holmwood Technical High School. The coach rates this as better than her season leading run of 13.18 seconds at the Youngster Goldsmith meet on February 4. He recalled that the wind reading then was -1.6 metres per second, and said, “She was against Freeman, against Allison and the wind reading is -3.2 so it’s amazing what this young lady can do.” “The sky is the limit”, he concluded. Brown sparkled in the U20 100m hurdles final, winning in 13.34 seconds. She has overcome injury problems from last season. “In Class 2, she came fourth,” Graham recounted, “and I saw the potential.” “Once she remains fit,” the coach assured, “nobody can beat her.” Anderson and Brown are training partners at Vere. “Amoi pushes Anderson and vice versa so I’m not surprised”, he concluded. He was also very happy with the runner-up spot achieved by Wayne Pinnock of Kingston College in the 110m hurdles for under 18 boys. “He jumped 7.25 and he was beaten by a world class athlete Dejour Russell.” Even Freeman is one of Anderson’s prime rivals for the Boys and Girls Championships class 2 title, her return to form has Graham’s approval. “I’m happy to see Freeman coming back because people wrote her off,” he said of the Manchester High standout who clocked 13.44 seconds on Sunday. He reckons that this strengthens Jamaica’s bid for glory at the upcoming World Under-18 Championships. “This is good for Jamaica because World Youth is coming up” he projected, while regretting the expected absence of the United States. In a final nod to the prowess of Anderson and Freeman, he predicted, “Jamaica can sweep all the medals in the hurdles there.”last_img read more

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Lariba to undergo bone marrow transplant

first_imgDuterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano The 22-year-old paddler dominated the UAAP table tennis field in her five-year stint for the Green Paddlers where she became a three-time Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year in Season 74, and the UAAP Athlete of the Year in Seasons 77 and 78.READ: Athletes unite for ailing LaribaDLSU called on their community to extend financial assistance to Lariba and her family to “defray the cost of the expenses.”Donations can be sent through Mrs. Imelda N. Lariba by making deposits to the following savings accounts: BDO 870-007-459 and UCPB 104120046272. –Rogelio Jr Nato, INQUIRER.net internADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend PH Olympian Ian Lariba.Rio Olympian Ian Lariba is set to undergo a bone marrow transplant even as De La Salle continued to ask for support for the ailing athlete.“Yanyan Lariba’s recent laboratory results are encouraging and she is currently undergoing consolidation chemotherapy to sustain her improving health condition,” said DLSU Sports in a tweet.ADVERTISEMENT LATEST STORIES LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet “Her doctors are now preparing Yanyan for her bone marrow transplant. The procedure and other medical expenses is estimated from P1.6M to P3M,” it added.READ: Rio Olympian Ian Lariba diagnosed with leukemiaFEATURED 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’Lariba had been diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), La Salle announced in May.The La Salle star was the first Filipino table tennis player to represent the country in the Summer Olympics. View comments Tatum, Celtics 3-0; Summer League set for tournament stage Malacañang open to creating Taal Commissionlast_img read more

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‘Fan’ Valdez says team has a lot of fight to show

first_imgCONTRIBUTED PHOTOAlyssa Valdez has been, arguably, the face of Philippine volleyball for the past few years. But on Sunday the Phenom will be the one doing the admiring.The Filipino superstar will be facing off against the resolute leader of Korean volleyball, Kim Yeon-koung, and Valdez admits she’s a fan of the Fenerbahce hitter.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. “I’ve been watching her as a fan, and I’m really excited playing against Korea,” said Valdez as the team prepares for the quarterfinals of the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship in Biñan, Laguna.Valdez believes the game against Korea will help sharpen the Philippines for the future.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’“We all know that Korea is a well-known team in international volleyball and playing against such an experienced team will be a great lesson for us players.”After this tournament, the Philippines will fly to Kuala Lumpur for the Southeast Asian Games, where it hopes to gain a podium finish. 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ LATEST STORIES Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener PLAY LIST 01:14Alyssa Valdez stays positive despite PH loss in volleyball opener00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles01:40Filipinos 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 Teen gunned down in Masbate Stay hungry, Chot urges PH Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas View comments 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend MOST READ Valdez, who leads the Philippines in scoring with 14 points a game, will look to swing the Philippines back into the win column after suffering a disappointing three-set loss to Kazakhstan at the end of the group stages.The Filipinos’ 25-23, 25-20, 25-19 defeat left them at second in Pool A with a 1-1 record while Korea, despite sitting out Kim for the first two group stage games, went 3-0 to top Pool C.And while Valdez played in all of the Philippines’ games, Kim played in just one as she had to rest after playing for nearly a month in the FIVB World Grand Prix.Valdez knows that the 79th-ranked Philippines will be a definitive underdog against the 10th best team in the world.“It’s going to be a tougher second round because there’s Korea, Vietnam but we’re here to fight,” said Valdez. “We’re here to learn, we’re here to win, we’re here to fight.”ADVERTISEMENT “We’ll just continue fighting because this tournament is far from over.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as herlast_img read more

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Arellano downs St. Benilde; UAAP partners with Sports Vision

first_imgCONTRIBUTED PHOTOThe battle between current and past NCAA champions turned one-sided in favor of Arellano, which plastered St. Benilde, 25-20, 25-22, 25-17, Saturday at the start of the Premier Volleyball League Collegiate Conference at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.Jovielyn Prado led the Lady Chiefs with 14 points in the rematch between semifinalists of last NCAA season’s tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. The Green Spikers fought back from a set down to turn back the St. Benilde Blazers, 25-27, 26-24, 25-23, 25-22, while the Tigers dominated the UP Maroons, 25-17, 25-22, 25-15.Meanwhile, junior volleyball gets a big shot in the arm as the UAAP and Sports Vision joined hands for the tournament that starts Sept. 9.Unlike in previous seasons where the UAAP juniors competitions are held at school gyms, the girls’ and boys’ tournament will now be played at Filoil Flying V Center in San Juan.“In our continuing effort to develop the sport, particularly our young players, we will provide them good playing conditions which will help raise the level of competition,” said Sports Vision president Moying Martelino.The matches will be played in between the men’s and women’s games of the Collegiate Conference every Monday, Wednesday and Saturday.ADVERTISEMENT Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu MOST READ Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles WATCH: LeBron James rocks Manila for third timecenter_img OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson SPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’“I told them to use their PVL experience and help motivate their younger teammates,” said Javier.Earlier, La Salle and UST hurdled their respective rivals in the men’s side of the season-ending conference. Mary Anne Esguerra added 13 points while Necole Ebuen and Reginal Arocha chipped in nine each.Arellano coach Obet Javier said the Lady Chiefs’ experience in the Reinforced and Open Conferences of the league organized by Sports Vision is starting to bear fruit.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd 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’ 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 comments Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees LATEST STORIES National Historical team rescues Amorsolos, artifacts from Taallast_img read more

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Austin relishes second basketball life as part of Gilas

first_imgView comments Read Next “Each day is a new day for me to get better somehow, some way.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparc Break new ground End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold PLAY LIST 06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold00:50Trending Articles01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone02:14Carpio 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES And if there’s one thing his sickness taught him, it’s to take every single minute with a renewed passion. “I wasn’t even supposed to be playing basketball so it’s a second go around for me,” said Austin Thursday at Meralco gym. “It’s a second go-around for me so I take every day very seriously.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’SPORTSFederer blasts lack of communication on Australian Open smog“I know what it’s like to have the game of basketball taken away from you so I’m not taking anything for granted.”Austin averaged 12.1 points, 6.9 boards, and 2.4 blocks per game in his time with Baylor and these types of numbers was what attracted the likes of Chot Reyes to take notice of the 7-footer. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend A costly, catty dispute finally settled ONE: Eustaquio won’t let foe use him as stepping stone MOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson A costly, catty dispute finally settled Winning start Learning about the ‘Ring of Fire’ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netIsaiah Austin had the sad reality of never realizing his NBA dream after Marfan Syndrome sidelined him for two years. More than three years after the NBA selected him as an honorary player, Austin gets to wear the Philippine colors as part of Gilas Pilipinas. ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

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