Adamson breaks skid, stops Power Smashers for first win

first_imgEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend 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 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano Chooks To Go willing to offer ‘max salary’ to full-time Gilas players Missile-capable frigate BRP Jose Rizal inches closer to entering PH Navy’s fleet Malacañang open to creating Taal Commission IT happens: Facebook sorry for Xi Jinping’s name mistranslation Adamson skipper Jema Galanza complemented Permentilla’s scoring exploits with 17 points while Bernadette Flora and Christine Soyud combined for 14 points.Regine Arocha led the 0-3 Power Smashers with 13 points while Pacres and Ann Esguerra added 11 and 10 points, respectively.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Chiara May Permentilla ended the match in spectacular fashion while earning her 24th point with an off-the-block kill that ensured Adamson’s first victory.“I think I really stressed to them today the team that was going to win today is the team that is going to be more consistent,” said Lady Falcons head coach Air Padda. “I think that’s been a really big problem for us and we knew that we were going up a team that was similar to us, not in skill but just with the inexperience.”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 Power Smashers, despite being a club team, is composed of collegiate athletes—the same scenario as the school-based Lady Falcons.“I know most of those girls are NCAA college girls, and they also got [Dimdim] Pacres from UST [Univeristy of Santo Tomas].” MOST READcenter_img LIVE: Sinulog 2020 Grand Parade Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer Duterte’s ‘soft heart’ could save ABS-CBN, says election lawyer LATEST STORIES Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAdamson University stopped its losing streak in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference and broke the Power Smashers in four sets, 25-20, 24-26, 25-19, 25-22, Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Falcons are now at 1-2 while the Power Smashers saw their losing streak stretch to three games.ADVERTISEMENT Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ View commentslast_img read more

Bullpups force UAAP jrs Finals Game 3, nip Eaglets

first_imgNU Bullpups force winner-take-all game 3. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netMiguel Oczon made a huge steal and a basket as National University foiled Ateneo’s sweep bid with a 70-67 win to send the UAAP Season 80 juniors basketball Finals into a Game 3 Tuesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.Oczon had a good read on Jason Credo’s inbound pass intended for Dave Ildefonso, intercepting the ball and scoring the lay-up at the buzzer for the Bullpups to level the best-of-three series to one game apiece.ADVERTISEMENT “Mas disciplined ang defense namin,” said NU mentor Goldwin Monteverde. Ildefonso led the Blue Eaglets with 14 points, 13 rebounds, three steals and two steals while Kai Sotto followed up his triple-double effort in the opener with 10 points, eight boards and five blocks. SJ Belangel also had 10 points and pulled down four rebounds for Ateneo. The loss snapped the Eaglets’ have 15-game winning streak. Things went chippy at the 7:54 mark of third period when Cyril Gonzales was ejected for kicking Ateneo’s Allan Tañedo in the bench after the NU guard dived for the ball.ADVERTISEMENT “I just did my best for the team,” said Oczon, who eventually finished with 17 points. The Finals decider is set on Friday at San Juan Arena. 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 Rhayyan Amsali produced a double-double effort of 11 points and 13 rebounds while Michael Malonzo added 10 points for NU. It was Malonzo’s lay-up that gave the Bullpups a 58-57 lead in the final 57 seconds. Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano Tañedo, who hit Gonzales in the head that prompted the latter to retaliate, and Amchel Angeles, who shoved Gonzales during in the altercation, were initially tossed out of the game but the were reinstated by the referees. The scores:NU (70) – Oczon 17, Amsali 11, Malonzo 10, Javillonar 8, Manalang 7, Minerva 7, Fortea 4, Gonzales 3, Coyuca 3, Felisilda 0, Pangilinan 0.Ateneo (67) – Ildefonso 14, Sotto 10, Belangel 10, Credo 7, Manuel 6, David 6, Escalona 5, Angeles 5, Chiu 4, Diaz 0.Quarterscores: 21-21, 34-35, 47-48, 70-67Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Trending Articles PLAY LIST 00:50Trending Articles01:00Chief Justice Peralta on upcoming UAAP game: UP has no match against UST00:50Trending 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 Sea turtle trapped in net freed in Legazpi City Phivolcs records 2 ‘discrete weak ash explosions’ at Taal Volcano LATEST STORIES Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours GALLERY: Barangay Ginebra back as PBA Governors’ Cup kings MOST READ D-League: Che’Lu-San Sebastian holds off Zark’s-Lyceum for 3rd straight win View comments UK plans Brexit celebrations but warns businesses may suffer Nueva Ecija warehouse making fake cigarettes raided, 29 Chinese workers nabbed Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. It’s too early to present Duterte’s ‘legacy’ – Lacsonlast_img read more

UAAP volleyball: UP stays in Final Four race after shocker over NU

first_imgConor McGregor seeks to emerge from controversy in UFC comeback In Liverpool, Man United sees the pain and path to recovery Scarlett Johansson, Sterling K. Brown among SAG Awards presenters Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ 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 MOST READ LATEST STORIES Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina UP Maroons. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netUniversity of the Philippines managed to defy adversity to stay in the race for the Final Four after putting National University in a stunner,  25-18, 25-22, 25-20, in the UAAP Season 80 women’s volleyball tournament Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.The Lady Maroons jumped to a 4-8 record and in the process allowed University of Santo Tomas, which also holds a 4-8 card, to stay in the hunt for a semifinals spot.ADVERTISEMENT Recto seeks to establish Taal rehab body to aid community, eruption victims Cabuyao City rising above the ashes through volunteerism Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next With UP’s schedule down to two remaining games, head coach Godrey Okumu said he wants his team to finish the tournament strong and get the slightest of chances to take a semifinals spot.“We want to finish strong, so maybe that’s why I’m here [in the post-game press conference], we want to finish the season strong,” said Okumu.“We’re a team in progress, we’re still building. On a good day we can beat any team but sometimes because of the process of building we have to accept some collateral damage. Sometimes we lose, sometimes we win.”Diana Carlos put up 18 points to lead the Lady Maroons while Isa Molde added 10.Santiago had 19 points to lead the Lady Bulldogs, who slipped to a 6-6 record and are clinging on to that fourth seed in the tournament.ADVERTISEMENT The Lady Bulldogs, meanwhile, dropped their fifth straight game and have yet to find a victory in the second round.After UP took a 17-13 off Jaja Santiago’s error, the Lady Bulldogs trimmed the deficit to just one, 17-16, courtesy of Roselyn Doria’s kill.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownThe Lady Maroons, however,  promptly raced to a 7-2 run that Abigail Lim capped off with a service ace for UP’s 24-18 match point.Jessma Ramos then finished off the Lady Bulldogs with a well-placed quick attack. Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. ONE: Iniong uses past loss as motivation for next fight View commentslast_img read more

Vryheid’s Lust resident jailed for illegal gun

first_imgThe Vryheid’s Lust, East Coast Demerara (ECD) resident caught by ranks on Sunday last at Plaisance carrying an illegal gun, along with matching ammunition and an improvised weapon, hidden in a haversack was on Wednesday jailed for four years.Jailed: Rayfield PickeringRayfield Pickering, 33, a labourer of Lot 113, South Vryheid’s Lust, ECD, admitted to the charge read to him by Magistrate Alicia George at the Sparendaam Magistrate’s Court.The charge stated that on May 13, 2018 at Victoria Road, Plaisance, ECD, he was found to be in possession of an unlicensed .32 revolver, along with two live rounds, a spent shell and an improvised pistol.The prosecution’s case stated that Pickering was found with the revolver and ammunition hidden in his crotch upon being searched.As such, he was arrested and questioned after which he was charged with the offence.last_img read more

Berbice man killed by fire truck

first_imgA unit of the Guyana Fire Service on a fire report collided with a pedestrian resulting in his death.Dead is Mahendra Haricharran of Number 71 Village, Corentyne, Berbice, Region Six (East Berbice-Corentyne)Dead: Mahendra HaricharranAccording to the Police, enquiries disclosed that the fire tender bearing registration number PVV 2027, which is based at the Skeldon Fire Station and driven by a 33-year-old fireman of Budhan Housing Scheme, West Canje, Berbice was responding to a fire at Number 51 Village when it collided with the pedestrian, who was crossing the road from West to East.The pedestrian was rushed to the Skeldon Public Hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival. According to Police, the driver, who passed a breathalyser test, is in custody assisting with the investigation.When Guyana Times visited the area, an eyewitness related that Haricharran walked across the road and into the path of the fire tender which was approaching with siren blazing. Another eyewitness related that the now dead man is the second person to have crossed the Corentyne Highway as the siren approached.“He walk straight into the fire truck,” a resident told Guyana Times. According to the eyewitness, the 33-year-old man was tossed into the air and landed some distance away from impact.The speeding fire tender was stopped a short distance away. The man was picked up and taken to the Skeldon Hospital but had to wait for a while before receiving medical attention. He later died as a result of his injuries.Meanwhile, the dead man’s mother, Kamla Katwaru, said the accident took place moments after her son walked out of the house following an argument.She further related that Haricharran returned to Guyana about a year ago and was taking care of sheep, goats, fouls and ducks.Meanwhile, the Police are continuing their investigation.last_img read more

FSJ sets Feburary 28th record temperature

first_imgAccording to Environment Canada, the temperature in Fort St. John has dropped this morning to Minus 30.7 degrees.That makes this the coldest February 28th on record, surpassing the previous 1979 record of Minus 30.5.Meantime, for the second consecutive month the government weather bureau has also recorded local airport snowfall and precipitation totals, in excess of the monthly average.- Advertisement -It says 14.8 centimeters of snow fell on Saturday and Sunday, raising the February total to 30, and past the monthly norm of 28.3.The weekend snowfall also resulted in 13.2 millimeters of precipitation, putting that monthly total at 29 point four, and well past the February average of 21.9.For the year, the unofficial airport totals are now 89.1 centimeters of snow, and 88.3 millimeters of precipitation.Advertisement That easily exceeds the combined January-February averages, of only 60.5 centimeters and 47.9 millimeters.Both 2011 two-month totals are also more than three and half times what the local area officially received in the first two months of last year.last_img read more

No Neymar as PSG make Cup progress

first_img0Shares0000Paris Saint-Germain’s players celebrate after their fourth goal during their French Cup round of 16 football match against Guingamp in Paris © AFP / GEOFFROY VAN DER HASSELTParis, France, Jan 24 – Paris Saint-Germain made light of Neymar’s absence in beating Guingamp 4-2 to secure their ticket to the French Cup last 16 on Wednesday as Edinson Cavani was made to wait for his club-record goal.Despite PSG’s dominance Cavani failed to get on the scoresheet as he pursues a record 157th goal, but it wasn’t for the want of trying as he failed to convert a hatful of chances. The Uruguayan striker is on the verge of becoming PSG’s all-time scorer after drawing level with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s benchmark in the 8-0 rout of Dijon last week.Neymar left the pitch after that Ligue 1 outing angered at booing directed at him from Parc des Princes fans when he stepped up to take a penalty rather than allowing Cavani a shot at the record.The world’s most expensive player was missing from PSG’s 2-1 loss at Lyon on Sunday and again for this Cup tie with according to the club “a pain in his right thigh”.A section of the club’s fans – ‘Collectif Ultras Paris’ (CUP) – conveyed a message of support to the Brazilian.“To boo our players runs contrary to our values,” “Neymar PSG Cup united for Paris”, home supporters wrote on banners in the stands.Tackled about Neymar, PSG coach Unai Emery said: “He’s continuing his recovery with the physio, I hope he’ll be back with the team very soon.“He is here, in Paris, and he’s a great player. We must show him affection.”Another high profile absentee was Kylian Mbappe, who was stretchered off after a clash with Lyon’s Anthony Lopes.“He’s fine, we’ll see if he can return on Saturday, but I hope he’ll be ready at the latest for Lille (on February 3). It was a hard knock and the risk is getting another blow,” said Emery.Adrien Rabiot opened the scoring for PSG in the 21st minute followed smartly by Lucas Deaux’s own goal, with Javier Pastore and Marquinhos completing the round of 32 win after the break.Marcus Thuram and Yeni Ngbakoto were on the mark in either half for Guingamp from the penalty spot.On Cavani’s record hunt Emery said: “Today he created lots of chances, but missed the final touch.”In the tie of the round Lyon edged Monaco 3-2.Steven Jovetic opened the scoring for Monaco but Betrand Traore quickly levelled with Mariano Diaz bagging a double.Rony Lopes gave Monaco hope but Lyon held on to join PSG in the next round along with second division Auxerre and topflight Caen but only on penalties from lowly fifth-division outfit Canet-en-Roussillon.On Tuesday, Marseille claimed a 2-0 win at fourth-tier Epinal.0Shares0000(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)last_img read more

Liverpool line up against Aston Villa: Reds boosted by return of star attacker

first_img With the return of Raheem Sterling, can Liverpool continue their unbeaten run in the Premier League? 1 1 GoalkeeperWith Liverpool’s recent improvement in form, Simon Mignolet has been removed from the spotlight of late.However, his performances have still left a lot to be desired and although Liverpool travel to Villa Park on the back of two successive Premier League clean sheets away from home, his command of the area remains suspect.With no Brad Jones to call on, Rodgers will have to continue his faith in the Belgian.DefenceEmre Can’s introduction to the defence and Liverpool’s improved run of form is certainly no coincidence.The 21-year-old’s versatility and recent performances has definitely improved Liverpool’s defensive line and the team’s overall passing displays.Can was installed in this role at half time in Liverpool’s 1-0 away win against Burnley in December and since then, the Reds have yet to lose a game.Brendan Rodgers won’t be looking to change a winning formula and is set to persist with a back three of Can, Mamadou Sakho and Martin Skrtel.With Glen Johnson still not fit enough to start, Jordan Henderson looks set to fill in at the right wing-back role, with Spaniard Alberto Moreno on the left.MidfieldDespite being substituted at half time in the 1-0 win over Sunderland due to a tight hamstring, Gerrard is expected to start.Gerrard has scored 12 Premier League goals against Aston Villa, more than any other side in his career and Liverpool will hope that this figure improves.The Liverpool captain will play alongside Brazilian Lucas, who has been a major contributant to the Red’s recent improvement in results.AttackRodgers will have the option of introducing Jordon Ibe after he was recalled from his loan move to Derby County.Someone also available again for selection is Raheem Sterling after his mid-season holiday.Rodgers looks set to throw Sterling straight back into the starting line up as the lone striker in order to stretch the Villa defence and give fellow attackers Philippe Coutinho and Lazar Markovic more time and space on the ball.Markovic scored his first Premier League goal in the win against Sunderland last weekend, and has been a regular fixture in Rodgers’ starting XI in recent weeks.In that time he has began to show why Liverpool splashed out £20m to sign him from Benfica in the summer and Reds fans will hope this continues.Coutinho’s form has also been impressive in recent weeks and has been one of the main reasons for Liverpool’s improved goal scoring record.How would you like to see Liverpool line up at Villa? Share your thoughts by leaving a comment below… Liverpool will be looking to take advantage of Aston Villa’s poor run of form when they travel to Villa Park on Saturday.Villa have only scored one goal in their last six Premier League games and have only won twice since their win at Anfield in September.Liverpool on the other hand have lost just one game in their last nine Premier League matches and travel to a ground where they have lost just one of their last 16 Premier League visits.Forward Raheem Sterling has rejoined the squad after his mid-season holiday and Brendan Rodgers and the Reds fans will be hoping that he will return with the form he showed at the end of the 2013/2014 season.More good news for Liverpool is that Adam Lallana may return to the squad ahead of schedule after recovering from a thigh injury.Steven Gerrard, who has 12 Premier League goals against Aston Villa, is also expected to be in contention after recovering from a hamstring injury.Glen Johnson (groin) and Joe Allen (Knee) may also have a chance of playing some part in the game, as they returned to training this week.John Flanagan and Brad Jones remain side lined.Possible Liverpool line up against Aston Villa:last_img read more

West Ham close in on £5million deal for Serie A star

first_img1 West Ham are close to signing Sampdoria midfielder Pedro Obiang for £5million.The Hammers have been trailing the Spanish Under-21 star all season, and new boss Slaven Bilic has now sanctioned the deal to bring Obiang to Upton Park.The 23-year-old became an integral part of the Blucerchiati side who finished seventh in Serie A last season.Obiang has been tracked by clubs in Italy and Spain where he progressed through the academy system at Atletico Madrid before moving to Sampdoria aged 16.The Spaniard has represented his country at Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21 level but yet to gain a senior cap and will hope his move to east London will boost his chance to make the breakthrough at senior level. Pedro Obiang in action for Sampdoria last_img read more

Man United fans react to Van Gaal’s subs: ‘Baffling, bizarre, nonsensical’

first_img Darmian, Valencia and Schweinsteiger all came off the bench 1 Manchester United’s season came to an abrupt halt against Liverpool on Thursday night as Jurgen Klopp’s side dumped the Red Devils out of the Europa League.Anthony Martial’s penalty gave United a glimmer of hope following last week’s 2-0 defeat at Anfield in the first leg, but Philippe Coutinho’s equaliser put the tie out of reach.And Louis van Gaal came under fresh scrutiny for his terribly predictable substitutions.Needing three goals to progress, the Dutchman replaced full-backs Guillermo Varela and Marcos Rojo with Antonio Valencia and Matteo Darmian before bringing on Bastian Schweinsteiger for Michael Carrick as his final roll of the dice.These negative changes did not go unnoticed by Manchester United fans on social media as they blasted Van Gaal for his poor decisions.See below for the best reactions to the substitutions!last_img read more