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Gold standard Lacuna, towering teen Sotto make Ateneo proud as UAAP 81 Athletes of the Year

Ateneo de Manila University has three of the four Athletes of the Year in UAAP 81. Blue Eagle swimming great Jessie King Lacuna was hailed as Athlete of the Year for Collegiate Individual Sports in the closing ceremony, Tuesday at MOA Arena. Lacuna is an Olympian and has been a mainstay for the Philippine national team in the last decade. He had led the Katipunan-based school to five titles in men’s swimming all while amassing 35 gold medals and four MVP plums. Meanwhile, Ateneo swept the awards in the High School Division with Kai Sotto for Team Sports and Philip Joaquin Santos for Individual Sports. Sotto was the Season MVP in the Juniors Basketball Tournament while also leading the Blue Eaglets to a runner-up finish. The 7-foot-2, 17-year-old is now chasing his NBA dream and is training abroad. University of Sto. Tomas pride Sisi Rondina is the lone Athlete of the Year not hailing from Katipunan. —— Follow this writer on Twitter, @riegogogo.  .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 21st, 2019Related News

Tambalang Kim Go-eun at Lee Min-ho, aabangan

Manila, Philippines –  Magandang balita para sa mga fans ng aktres na si Kim Go-eun dahil siya ang napiling maging leading lady ng nagbabalik na si Lee Min-ho sa seryeng “The King: The Eternal Monarch. […].....»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2019Related News

Prinsesa ng Norway, in a relationship sa shaman

Norway – Matapang na isiniwalat ni Princess Martha Louise ng Norway ang kaniyang relasyon sa isang Amerikanong shaman nitong nakaraang linggo sa social media. Pinakilala ng anak ni King Harald V at Queen Sonja ng […].....»»

Source: Remate RemateCategory: NewsMay 21st, 2019Related News

Martin at Pops, mag-concert tour na muli

NG: SMNI NEWS MAGSASAMANG muli ang tinaguriang Philippine Concert King and Queen na sina Martin Nievera at Pops Fernandez sa isang concert tour sa Amerika at Canada ngayong taon. Muling magtatanghal sa iisang stage ang concert royalties sa dara­ting na Agosto hanggang Set­yembre ngayong ta­on. Ang naturang concert tour ay pinamagatang Two-Gether Again 2019 kung […] The post Martin at Pops, mag-concert tour na muli appeared first on PINAS......»»

Source: Pinasglobal PinasglobalCategory: NewsMay 20th, 2019Related News

Highlighting Asia’s global startup leadership at annual conference Ignite 2019

With over 70 world-class speakers from 14 countries — including China, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, Taiwan, Malaysia, Germany, Sweden, and USA — and over 2,000 expected attendees, the third staging of Ignite Premier Innovation Conference will be the largest to date. Ignite is a two-day conference king place on June 24 and 25 at Makati Shangri-La, […].....»»

Source: Bworldonline BworldonlineCategory: FinanceMay 20th, 2019Related News

Bucks seeking 2-0 lead over Raptors in East finals

By Tim Reynolds, Associated Press When the season started, everyone knew the Eastern Conference would have a new king. LeBron James left Cleveland, having taken his talents to Los Angeles. And even Milwaukee star Giannis Antetokounmpo wasn’t sure who would take his place. “I didn’t know we were going to be in the Eastern Conference finals or not,” Antetokounmpo said. “I just know that he’s a top player that we always had problems against him and the Cavs. Now he’s not playing for the Cavs, so it’s going to be a little bit easier. I didn’t see it as an opening. But when you look back and see how everything went, it’s definitely an opening not having LeBron in the East.” [Watch the Playoffs on NBA League Pass for 30% less with this limited time offer! Select Annual package and use code SAVE30 at checkout to redeem] The Bucks are three wins away from taking full advantage of that opening, and becoming the team that replaces James after his eight consecutive seasons going to the NBA Finals as a representative of the Eastern Conference. Game 2 of the East final is Friday night (Saturday, PHL time) in Milwaukee, where the Bucks will aim to take a 2-0 series lead over the Toronto Raptors. “We’re happy,” Antetokounmpo said. “But the job is not done. We’ve got to protect our home. We’ve got to be able to get Game 2.” Toronto got swept out of the 2017 and 2018 playoffs by James and the Cavs. Now they’re already facing a 1-0 deficit against Antetokounmpo and the Bucks, after dropping Game 1 despite leading for 37 of the game’s 48 minutes. “Sometimes, we just missed some shots,” Raptors guard Kyle Lowry shrugged. The way the Raptors see it, the adjustment to make finals might not be an adjustment at all. They liked most everything but the outcome of Game 1 — a 108-100 Bucks win — and figure that if they play the same Friday (Saturday, PHL time), they’ll have another chance at stealing away home-court advantage. “This team has handled downs pretty well and ups pretty well, and that’s been one of our focuses since day one of training camp,” Raptors coach Nick Nurse said. “So let’s hope we can keep that going a little bit.” The Bucks won a game where they shot just under 40 percent and were 11-of-44 from three-point range. They made up for that on the defensive end and on the backboards — they held every Raptor not named Lowry or Kawhi Leonard to 1-for-23 shooting after halftime, and outrebounded Toronto 60-46. Still, Toronto insists it is not worried about the offense. “Everything starts on the defensive end,” Raptors forward Serge Ibaka said. Here’s some other things to know going into Game 2: RARE LOSS The last time Toronto had two 30-point scorers in the same game and lost — before it happened Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time) — was Feb. 2, 2012. Game 1 was only the third time this season that the Bucks allowed two opponents to score 30 in the same game; Brandon Ingram and LeBron James did it for the Los Angeles Lakers in a Milwaukee win on March 1 (Mar. 2, PHL time), and Leonard and Pascal Siakam did it in a Toronto victory on Jan. 5 (Jan. 6, PHL time). RARE WIN Before Wednesday (Thursday, PHL time), Milwaukee had been 0-7 this season when not shooting better than 40 percent. The Bucks shot 39.8 percent in Game 1. The Raptors had been 9-1 this season when holding teams to such a low shooting percentage; the only other previous blip came in Game 2 of the second round against Philadelphia, when the 76ers shot 39.5 percent and won in Toronto. BROGDON’S IMPACT Much gets made of Milwaukee’s bench mob, and rightly so, but having Malcolm Brogdon back after he was out for basically all of the first two playoff rounds with a heel injury is a huge plus for the Bucks. Brogdon played 27 minutes in Game 1; he scored 15 points and the Bucks outscored the Raptors 57-39 in those minutes. When Brogdon wasn’t on the floor, Toronto held a 61-51 edge. DANGER TIME Friday (Thursday, PHL time) isn’t technically a must-win for the Raptors, but a loss might conjure up some unfriendly memories for the franchise. Toronto has dropped the first two games of a playoff series seven times; the Raptors are 0-7 in those series, and four of them ended in sweeps — one of them a 3-0 decision, the others by 4-0 counts. ALMOST PERFECT Milwaukee is off to a 9-1 start in these playoffs. It’s the 24th time in NBA history that a team has opened a postseason with at least nine wins in 10 games; of the previous 23 to start at least 9-1, 15 went on to win the NBA championship. Only six teams have started 10-0......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 16th, 2019Related News

San Miguel remains king of Phl Cup

San Miguel Beer pulled off what’s never been done all series long – win back-to-back games – to achieve a feat that eluded even legendary Crispa – win five straight PBA Philippine Cup titles......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsMay 16th, 2019Related News

ONE Championship: Heading into cage return, Geje Eustaquio’s focus is on getting better

Former ONE Flyweight World Champion Geje “Gravity” Eustaquio has a great opportunity to get back on track this coming Friday, May 17th at ONE: Enter The Dragon in Singapore.   In his first match since dropping the title to Adriano Moraes in Manila back in September, the former flyweight king makes his return against South Korean Kyu Sung Kim.   And while Eustaquio’s journey back to the title could begin with a win against Kim, the Team Lakay star says that his only focus is on getting better.   “For now, ang nasa isip ko is to get better and better, and of course to implement yung gameplan na ginawa namin ni Coach Mark [Sangiao] and the rest of the team sa upcoming May 17,” Eustaquio told ABS-CBN Sports. “Yun lang muna ang nasa attention ko as of now.”   [RELATED: Geje Eustaquio hungry and motivated in comeback, says head coach]   Against the taller and younger Kim, Eustaquio faces a competitor who is a proven finisher, with seven of his nine wins coming via stoppage, five coming via KO or TKO.   Eustaquio, a gifted striker in his own right, welcomes the challenge that the South Korean possesses.   “Based sa mga nakita namin na competition niya, he’s more of a striker, most of his wins are via punches, so sa tingin ko it’s going to be a good fight.”   And while he’s more than willing to stand and trade with Kyu, Eustaquio isn’t afraid to take whatever opportunities that fight may present.   “Sa akin, I believe we have the best, world class striking in Team Lakay, we can do that, but of course, this is mixed martial arts, if you have the opportunity, you have to take it.” Eustaquio stated. “Sometimes, you have to focus on the game plan, but if you have the opportunity, why not take it? Capitalize on the opportunity and take the chance.”   Former ONE Flyweight World Champion Geje "Gravity" Eustaquio, who will be fighting on May 17th at ONE #EnterTheDragon in Singapore, sparring with Brave CF bantamweight Jeremy Pacatiw | @abscbnsports pic.twitter.com/RybPltvsuj — Santino Honasan???? (@honasantino) May 11, 2019   For the past few years, Eustaquio has enjoyed seeing his name on the marquee of ONE Championship cards, headlining his last four events all over Asia.   This time around, the 30-year old finds himself on the middle of the card, but maintains that this isn’t much of an issue to him.   After all, he’s been here before, he says.   “Sa akin, actually it doesn’t matter. It’s just another day in the office. I’ve been there for many times, it’s just another day in the office.”.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsMay 15th, 2019Related News

PBA: San Miguel, Magnolia clash for crown

The deciding seventh game is set at 7 p.m. at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with the Beermen determined to claim their fifth straight crown and the Hotshots looking to emerge as the newest king of the All-Filipino tournament......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2019Related News

Mod Moms: Behind Ateneo King Eagle Thirdy Ravena Is The Fam s Gentle Glue—Mom Mozzy Ravena

It's their love of sports that binds them together........»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: LifestyleMay 14th, 2019Related News

Mad King Trump, Farage fury & Duterte delights - A whirlwind week

Mad King Trump, Farage fury & Duterte delights - A whirlwind week CalvinAyre.com CalvinAyre.com's Rafi Farber tries to digest all the big economic and political news coming out of the woodwork th.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 14th, 2019Related News

UP s Joe Gomez De Liaño defeats AU s Araña in King of the Hardcourt

Move over Javi and Juan Gomez De Liaño. Older brother Joe, who is currently playing for the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons Team B, won his inaugural match of the Hanes One-On-One King of the Hardcourt......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 14th, 2019Related News

Coco pinakilig ang madlang pipol sa b-day surprise kay Yassi

KINILIG ang mga fans nina Coco Martin at Yassi Pressman sa kanilang viral video kung saan sinorpresa ng Teleserye King ang dalaga sa birthday nito. Nasa Cebu ang dalawang bida ng FPJ’s Ang Probinsyano kasama ang cast and crew ng serye nang sorpresahin ni Coco ang kanyang leading lady. Makikita sa video si Coco na […] The post Coco pinakilig ang madlang pipol sa b-day surprise kay Yassi appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 13th, 2019Related News

Tumbok Karera Tips, May 11, 2019 (@ SANTA ANA PARK)

Race 1 PATOK – (1) Batang Arrastre; TUMBOK – (2) Leather King; LONGSHOT – (5) Pagkakaisa Race 2 PATOK – (3) Sweet Dreams / Sky Dragon; TUMBOK – (5) Jun Tailor; LONGSHOT – (6) Sunshot Race 3 PATOK – (3) Pious Ashley; TUMBOK – (2) Tunnel Vision; LONGSHOT – (5) Go Marty Go Race 4 […] The post Tumbok Karera Tips, May 11, 2019 (@ SANTA ANA PARK) appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 11th, 2019Related News

Go For Gold riders shine in Vietnam

Ismael Grospe Jr. was named King of the Mountain in the prestigious Dien Bien Phu 2019 international race while Daniel Ven Carino and Ean Cajucom nearly hit the target in the sprint classification......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsMay 11th, 2019Related News

Grospe Mountain King, best young rider in Vietnam race

The Go For Gold Developmental Cycling Team got tested in a series of punishing mountainous terrains but made good grades in a challenging four-day bikathon in Vietnam......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 9th, 2019Related News

Prince to defend One-On-One title

College of St. Benilde’s youthful Prince Carlos will return to defend the Hanes One-On-One King of the Hardcourt title when the competition tips off in the second week of play in the ongoing Filoil Flying V Preseason Cup......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsMay 9th, 2019Related News

Thai King praises unity in speech on final coronation day

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thailand's newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn praised the show of "unity" at his first public address on the final day of an elaborate coronation Monday, May 6, speaking to a sea of supporters and witnessed by the head of the junta that has led the divided country since a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 7th, 2019Related News

Long live the King! : Thai monarch carried in grand coronation procession

BANGKOK, Thailand (UPDATED) – Flanked by royal guards marching to a steady drumbeat, Thailand's newly-crowned King Maha Vajiralongkorn was carried on a gilded palanquin through the streets of old Bangkok Sunday, May 5 in front of crowds who shouted "long live the king!" The monarch, Rama X of the Chakri dynasty , wore a ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 5th, 2019Related News

Thai King Rama X set for first grand procession since coronation

BANGKOK, Thailand – Thai King Maha Vajiralongkorn will be carried on a golden palanquin through Bangkok's historic heart Sunday, May 5 a second day of coronation rituals which will bring the public up close to their powerful monarch. The Thai coronation that started Saturday was the first in 69 ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 5th, 2019Related News