Dacres looking to build on experience

first_img The winner Piotr Malachowski, 67.40m, was the winner, finishing ahead of Philip Milanov, 66.90m, with Robert Urbanek, 65.18m, taking the bronze. “I feel very good that I made the final. Coming out here as the youngest was a learning experience. I came and gave my all. On the day, I thought I could have done more, but it never worked out. I guess I’m not a championships thrower yet, but I have time, and hopefully, I will build on this,” Dacres told The Gleaner. “I thought things would have gone better after that first throw, but through the rounds, I guess I got tired. I really don’t know. It just didn’t work out in my favour,” he added. “I’m really disappointed, but I can’t really be down on myself because it’s my first World Championships, but I expected more. “What came third wasn’t that much of a task for me to beat, but I didn’t on the day, so that’s all that counts.” The youngster says he will be working on his strength and is hoping to continue his development going forward. “I need to get stronger because these guys are way ahead of me strength-wise and with experience,” said Dacres. “But getting this far is something good for the country. Obviously, the throws are improving, and I hope I can do better next time.” BEIJING, China: History made, but disappointment nonetheless. Jamaican discus athlete Fedrick Dacres became the first man from Jamaica and the English-speaking Caribbean to qualify for a final in his event at the World Championships. Dacres entered the final with the best mark among qualifiers – a 65.77-metre effort landed on his first attempt. He, however, could not find his best form during the final and ended the competition in seventh place with a throw of 64.22m, which was also achieved on his fifth attempt. The Jamaican followed up his opening throw with a 59.80m mark and a foul on his third attempt to occupy third place at this point. Fourth and fifth attempts of 62.74m and 61.73m, respectively, and a foul in his final effort meant the University of the West Indies student, who by this point had slid down the rankings, could not improve on his opening-round mark.last_img read more

I’m excited about the season ahead – Russell

first_imgThere will no doubt be a quiz question in the future as to who was the first Jamaican athlete to compete in Africa’s inaugural Diamond League meeting and the answer will be: Janieve Russell. Russell underpinned her sense of occasion by recording a personal best time of 54.16 seconds to win the 400m hurdles in Rabat, Morocco, yesterday. The great thing about Jamaica’s track and field set-up is that while the nation continues to claim medals, there is also a group of aspiring athletes who will be the next generation of medal winners, and the effervescent Russell could be among that number. A delighted Russell told The Gleaner: “It was an OK race. It was not executed as perfectly as my coach wanted me to, but it shows me that I am on the right track and the times are coming down. “I stumbled down the home straight and that threw me out a little bit. But there’s a lot more races to come and I’m excited about the season ahead.” Like most athletes, Russell has the Olympics on her mind and she is clear about her future ambitions. OLYMPIC TEAM “The first step on my ladder is to make the Olympic team. Secondly, I want to make all three rounds in Rio and then, thirdly, I want a medal! “It will be a strong team out in Brazil and I love the competition.” As for being a part of history, Russell enthused: “Morocco is a very special place. I’m proud to be here, as is my country and family. “The atmosphere and people are great. I feel very pleased about what Jamaica is doing in the sprints and sprint hurdles over the years. I’m just glad to be part of it all.”last_img read more

Coordination and cohesion: Getting to know chinlone

first_imgTeen gunned down in Masbate View comments Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next PH goal scorer Cubon hurt but will be ready for Indonesia MOST READ Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her Rhemwil Catana of Philippines. during the Chinlone event at the 2017 SEA Games in Kuala Lumpur where Chinlone team won the 1st silver for the country. INQUIRER/ MARIANNE BERMUDEZKUALA LUMPUR—Chinlone, the event that broke the Philippines into medal column, requires hand-foot-eye coordination as much as cohesion and team work.Team member Johnjohn Bobier said they may have came up short in skills department — after settling for silver behind gold winner Malaysia — but not in camaraderie.ADVERTISEMENT Albay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings LATEST STORIES 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) For one, Bobier said the team regularly takes a shower together.READ: Sepak takraw targeting 2 golds 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 are like family. We shower together. Eat together and dress together,” said the 25-year-old Army First Class.Chinlone, a discipline under the sport of sepak takraw, requires six players in a circle performing a routine of kicking a ball made of wicker one after another. 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano A successful routine counts as one point, and the team with the most points after a 10-minute round wins.READ: PH bags silver medal in men’s sepak takrawPassing should be seamless because it’s a race against time. A failed routine would require the ball to be served—which takes precious time.“So it’s important that you communicate very well with you teammates,” said Bobier.“I think we did well considering we only trained for four months,” he added. “Malaysia has been a team for years. But I think we can still improve and raise our level.”ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendlast_img read more

Pirates, Lions extend streaks

first_imgLyceum coach Topex Robinson, though, was dissatisfied with how his unbeaten squad played as the cellar-dwelling Cardinals gave the Pirates everything they could handle.“We didn’t honor the game and it almost backfired on us,” said Robinson. “Credit to coach Atoy (Co) for preparing his team well.”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’San Beda also sustained its streak with a 72-58 rout of St. Benilde in the first game.The Lions’ eighth straight victory, however, was overshadowed by an endgame fracas where Carlo Young tackled a driving Robert Bolick down on a fastbreak with 2:28 left. Rio silver medalist Diaz back in action Things escalated quickly under the basket which led to a disqualifying foul on Young and the ejection of Bolick, who was seen retaliating by the referees during the replay, and Clint Doliguez, who entered the playing court.After the game, coach Boyet Fernandez expressed disgust on how officials handled the commotion and expects the commissioner to review the incident. —RANDOLPH B. LEONGSON, INQUIRER.NETSAN BEDA 72 – ST. BENILDE 58SAN BEDA 72—Bolick 14, Potts 12, Mocon 10, Soberano 8, Tankoua 7, Cabanag 5, Noah 5, Bahio 4, Carino 3, Adamos 2, Doliguez 2, Abuda 0, Oftana 0, Tongco 0.ST. BENILDE 58—Leutcheu 25, Domingo 8, Sta. Maria 8, Pili 5, Castor 4, Belgica 2, Dixon 2, Naboa 2, San Juan 2, Johnson 0, Young 0.ADVERTISEMENT Search on for 5 Indonesians snatched anew in Lahad Datu Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies View comments Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ Britain’s Prince Harry and Meghan Markle to give up royal titles Lyceum didn’t look like it missed a beat as it sustained its hot streak in the second round of the NCAA Season 93 men’s basketball tournament with a 96-90 victory over Mapua Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan.CJ Perez paced the Pirates with 22 points and nine rebounds, while Jaycee Marcelino got 19 points, six boards, and two assists in the Pirates’ 10th straight win.ADVERTISEMENT 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 Quarters: 17-18, 41-28, 63-41, 72-58LYCEUM 96 – MAPUA 90LYCEUM 96—Perez 22, Jc. Marcelino 19, Ayaay 10, Tansingco 10, Caduyac 8, Pretta 8, Jv. Marcelino 6, Liwag 5, Nzeusseu 5, Marata 3, Baltazar 0, Cinco 0, Ibañez 0, Santos 0.MAPUA 90—Gabo 21, Buñag 18, Victoria 16, Aguirre 11, Nieles 9, Orquina 7, Pelayo 6, Raflores 2.Quarters: 20-21, 48-43, 73-58, 96-90Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Police seize P68-M worth of ‘shabu’ in Pasay Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Hotdog’s Dennis Garcia dies Bishop Baylon encourages faithful in Albay to help Taal evacuees OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson MOST READ LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Raptors’ DeRozan fined for ‘5-on-8’ comment criticizing refs

first_imgOSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan reacts during a timeout in the second half of the team’s NBA basketball game against the Golden State Warriors on Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in Toronto. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Raptors guard DeMar DeRozan has been fined $15,000 by the NBA for publicly criticizing the league’s officiating.The punishment was announced Tuesday by Kiki VanDeWeghe, the league’s executive vice president for basketball operations.ADVERTISEMENT Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals View comments MOST READ Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Conecenter_img DeRozan made his remarks after the Raptors’ 127-125 loss to Golden State on Saturday in Toronto.He was fuming in part about a scramble for a loose ball that went out of bounds next to the Warriors’ bench. After a video review, Golden State was awarded possession with three seconds left. Stephen Curry was fouled and made a pair of free throws before Fred VanVleet hit a buzzer-beating 3.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 folkDeRozan said after the loss that “It’s frustrating being out there feeling like you’re playing 5-on-8. Some of those calls were terrible, period.” Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award LATEST STORIES Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina PBA cancels Legazpi game due to Mayon threatlast_img read more

Madrid stunned by Leganes at home, eliminated from Copa

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track LATEST STORIES OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles00:50Trending Articles00:412 buses bound for SEA Games opening collide in Bulacan02:14Carpio 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 Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Alaves forward Ruben Sobrino, who scored in both matches, missed the decisive penalty by sending the ball over the crossbar at Mendizorroza Stadium.Rodrigo, Santi Mina and Jose Luis Gaya all converted from the spot for the visitors, with their only miss coming from midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia after a save by goalkeeper Antonio Sivera. Alaves’ goals in the shootout were scored by Tomas Pina and Munir El Haddadi.El Haddadi put Alaves in front with a header into the top corner after a long cross by Rodrigo Ely in the 73rd, and Santi Mina equalized in a breakaway four minutes later after a making a run from near the halfway line.Sobrino netted the winner from close range following a free kick into the area.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The visitors provided the bigger threat at the Bernabeu, opening the scoring with Javi Eraso’s curling shot into the top corner of the net. Eraso picked up the loose ball just outside the area after a bad exchange of passes between Madrid defenders Achraf Hakimi and Nacho Fernandez. Hakimi’s pass was too short and Fernandez couldn’t control the ball under pressure from Eraso.After being jeered at halftime, Madrid came back strongly after the break, with Karim Benzema scoring early with a close-range shot over the goalkeeper after a through ball by Lucas Vazquez. The goal ended Benzema’s six-match scoreless streak that dated back to November.However, Leganes stunned the home crowd again less than 10 minutes later, when Gabriel Pires scored with a header from a corner taken by Eraso.Benzema nearly scored an equalizer that would have allowed Madrid to advance in the 81st, but his shot from inside the area was saved by goalkeeper Nereo Champagne. The goalkeeper also stopped Sergio Ramos from scoring with a header in the 85th.Madrid, which won the Spanish Super Cup and the Club World Cup earlier this season, endured a three-match winless streak at home before trouncing Deportivo in Sunday’s league match.On Tuesday, Sevilla advanced to the semifinals after eliminating Atletico Madrid 5-2 on aggregate. Three-time defending champion Barcelona hosts city rival Espanyol on Thursday to try to overcome a 1-0 first-leg loss.WIN ON PENALTIESTwo penalty saves by goalkeeper Jaume Domenech helped Valencia defeat Alaves 3-2 in a shootout.A 2-1 win by Alaves in regulation time of the second leg evened the series at 3-3 on aggregate. Domenech then stopped shots by Alfonso Pedraza and forward Hernan Perez to send Valencia through to the last four for the second time in three seasons. Leganes’ players celebrate their victory against Real Madrid at the end of the Spanish Copa del Rey quarterfinal second leg soccer match between Real Madrid and Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. Leganes won 2-1. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)MADRID — Real Madrid followed its biggest win of the season with its most embarrassing defeat on Wednesday, and the pressure is back on for coach Zinedine Zidane and his players.After routing Deportivo La Coruna 7-1 to give fans a glimmer of hope after a series of poor results, Madrid crashed out of the Copa del Rey with a shock 2-1 loss to Leganes at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.ADVERTISEMENTcenter_img Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew San Miguel Beer still unscathed; Meralco defense junks KIA MOST READ Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Playing without Cristiano Ronaldo and other regular starters, Madrid was unable to defend its 1-0 win from the first leg, being eliminated on away goals after a 2-2 draw on aggregate.“We were not supposed to be eliminated like this after having won the first leg,” said Zidane, calling the defeat the worst moment of his coaching career with Madrid. “I’m upset. It’s a big disappointment. I know it’s a difficult night for the fans.”It’s the second consecutive year Madrid has been eliminated in the Copa quarterfinals, having lost to Celta Vigo last season.Leganes, based just south of Madrid, was playing in the last eight of the Copa for the first time in the team’s 89-year history.“The key was that we believed we could achieve this, even after the loss last week,” Leganes coach Asier Garitano said. “We played a great match and everything went well.”ADVERTISEMENT The elimination in the Copa quarterfinals was the latest setback for Madrid in what has been a disappointing season.It is fourth in the Spanish league, trailing leader Barcelona by 19 points with a game in hand, and its only realistic chance of a title the rest of the season will be in the Champions League, where it faces Paris Saint-Germain in the last 16.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 folkThe Bernabeu crowd loudly jeered Madrid after the loss, with Zidane among those criticized the most after fielding second-stringers despite the big gap to Barcelona in La Liga.“We clearly failed,” Zidane said. “And I’m the one responsible for it.” Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. 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Patriots defense pushed around in Super Bowl loss to Eagles

first_imgMOST READ OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson 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 Without Butler, New England’s defense — and particular the secondary — had trouble keeping Foles and Philadelphia’s offense in check.The Eagles punted only once in the game and converted on a pair of fourth downs.Rowe struggled early, giving up three catches for 66 yards, including Foles’ first touchdown pass to Alshon Jeffery.But New England’s secondary got the first turnover of the night when Philadelphia’s Jeffrey struggled to control a deep pass from Foles near the goal line. Stephon Gilmore got a hand on it and juggled it before it wound up in the hands of Harmon.Philadelphia used some trickery, facing fourth-and-goal on the 1 with less than a minute to play.After a timeout, the Eagles got the ball to Trey Burton on a reverse, who flipped a pass to a wide-open Foles for a touchdown.New England pulled to within 22-19 after scoring on the opening drive of the second half.The Patriots defense would break down again, though, this time letting Corey Clement get behind Marquis Flowers and McCourty for an over the shoulder 22-yard catch in the back of the end zone.Safety Patrick Chung was shaken up on that play and missed a few series. He returned to action in the fourth quarter but had to leave again late in the game with a head injury. OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Nick Foles a Super Bowl MVP and unlikely folk hero in Philly Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases They had the first one of the night, on an interception by safety Duron Harmon in the first half.But they played with a different lineup against the Eagles Sunday, with starting cornerback Malcolm Butler benched in favor of Eric Rowe.Butler missed a day of practice last week with an illness. He warmed up and was in uniform, but didn’t play. It was the first Patriots game in which Butler did not play a first quarter snap since their Super Bowl win over Seattle to cap the 2014 season.Asked about the change during the television interview at halftime, coach Bill Belichick said it was a coaching decision.“I made the decisions that give us the best chance to win,” he said.ADVERTISEMENT Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewcenter_img Philadelphia Eagles tight end Zach Ertz (86) dives into the end zone over New England Patriots free safety Devin McCourty (32) for a touchdown, during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game against the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018, in Minneapolis. APMINNEAPOLIS — So many times this season New England’s defense made plays when it had to give Tom Brady and the Patriots offense a chance to win.But it couldn’t figure out the Philadelphia Eagles its 41-33 loss Super Bowl loss on Sunday.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina The 41 points New England allowed were more than they have given up in any Super Bowl in the Bill Belichick era. It also surrendered 613 total yards, including 373 through the air to MVP Nick Foles. LeGarrette Blount, a former Patriots running back, rushed 14 times for 90 yards and touchdown.The Patriots offense did its part. It didn’t punt and had no turnovers through three quarters. After playing from behind most of the night, Brady gave New England its first lead of the game, 33-32 on a 4-yard touchdown pass to Rob Gronkowski with 9:22 to play.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 folkBut on the ensuing drive New England safety Devin McCourty couldn’t keep Zach Ertz from stretching the ball across the goal line for an 11-yard touchdown reception from Nick Foles that wound up being the game winner.The Patriots entered the game with 159-15 record, including a perfect 16-0 in the playoffs, when they had won the turnover battle. LATEST STORIES Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Year View commentslast_img read more

Troy Rosario rejoins Gilas Pilipinas practice

first_imgJiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Newsome sets focus on helping Bolts open new PBA season on right track Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next MOST READ 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 gold01:45Explosive Gilas Pilipinas not yet at its best, says Tim Cone00:50Trending Articles02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Michael Porter Jr. stays patient as playing time increases Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Almazan vows to comeback stronger after finals heartbreak Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Andray Blatche participated in his second session with the team and was joined by veterans Jayson Castro, June Mar Fajardo, and Gabe Norwood.Also present were Japeth Aguilar, Allein Maliksi, Kevin Alas, Roger Pogoy, Matthew Wright, Roger Pogoy, Carl Bryan Cruz, and Calvin Abueva.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 folkMac Belo also attended but remained in the sidelines, nursing a leg injury.Kiefer Ravena was also present, but sat out due to flu-like symptoms. Cadet Robert Bolick was also inactive due to a minor knee injury. LATEST STORIES Alejandro responds to the challenge in Go for Gold win View comments Other cadet pool members CJ Perez, Arvin Tolentino, Abu Tratter, and Kenneth Tuffin gave the seniors squad a hand in this session.The Philippines is preparing for the second window of the 2019 Fiba World Cup Asian qualifiers. Gilas plays Australia on February 22 at Margaret Court Arena before taking on Japan on February 25 at Mall of Asia Arena.The Nationals will fly to Melbourne on February 19.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTroy Rosario was a pleasant surprise on Tuesday as he rejoined Gilas Pilipinas in practice at Meralco Gym.Still recovering from his awkward spill in TNT’s game against Phoenix on Wednesday,  the versatile forward was up and about as coach Chot Reyes enjoyed a full attendance for the session.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Nonito Donaire vs Naoya Inoue is BWAA 2019 Fight of the Yearlast_img read more

Rockets beat Nuggets for 12th straight win

first_imgPhivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano LATEST STORIES His step-back jumper with 46 seconds left clinched it for Houston.   /kgaSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Greek match postponed after coach injured by toilet roll GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View comments UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Houston Rockets guard James Harden (13) goes up to shoot against Denver Nuggets center Mason Plumlee (24) and Malik Beasley (25) during the second quarter of an NBA basketball game on Sunday, February 25, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)DENVER — James Harden had 41 points and eight rebounds, Chris Paul scored 23 points; and the Houston Rockets beat the Denver Nuggets 119-114 on Sunday night for their 12th straight victory.Harden had 27 in the first half and seven in the fourth quarter, when the Rockets held off a late Denver rally. Harden has scored 40 or more points nine times this season. He finished with seven assists.ADVERTISEMENT It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsoncenter_img Nikola Jokic had 21 points and 14 rebounds for Denver, which had its four-game winning streak snapped. Will Barton added 25 points.The Rockets are 21-4 since December 29 and own the best record (46-13) in the NBA. They are outscoring teams by an average of 12.5 points during the 12-game winning streak. The five-point win Sunday was their closest game during the streak.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 folkHarden scored 14 points in the last 2:47 of the first quarter and assisted on Houston’s other two baskets to end the period when the Rockets extended the lead from five to 13.Houston led by as many as 18 but Denver rallied in the fourth. Jokic’s tip with 2:12 left made it 110-106 and after Joe Johnson missed from the corner, Gary Harris had a chance to cut it to a point with a 3-pointer. But the Nuggets’ leading scorer, who finished with six points on 2-of-12 shooting, misfired and Harden hit two more free throws to make it 112-106 with 1:17 left. Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed MOST READ Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball PLAY LIST 02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball02:43Philippines make clean sweep in Men’s and Women’s 3×3 Basketball06:27SEA Games 2019: No surprises as Gilas Pilipinas cruises to basketball gold02:14Carpio 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 Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anewlast_img read more

Petron clubs Finals tormentor

first_imgSteam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Earlier, Sara Klisura flashed her fiery form against her former team, powering Cocolife to a 25-19, 25-22, 25-18 victory over Foton.Klisura sizzled with 28 points to lead the Asset Managers to their third straight win and 3-2 overall.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I gave my best, but I needed to check my emotions because they’re my former team,” said Klisura, who led Foton to a bronze-medal finish last year. —MARC ANTHONY REYES UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next View comments LATEST STORIES Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsoncenter_img GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings MOST READ Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netPetron established itself as the team to beat Saturday night as it drubbed rival and defending champion F2 Logistics, 20-25, 25-19, 25-19, 25-19, in the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga Grand Prix at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Blaze Spikers got back at the team that dealt them grief in this tournament last year for their fourth win in as many games.ADVERTISEMENT 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 Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Davao Aguilas ready to spread beefed-up wings, open bid vs Kayalast_img read more