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Belmonte Inter-Barangay billiards set

With the imminent retirement of billiard legend Efren “Bata” Reyes, the search for the country’s next generation of billiards champions continues in Quezon City next month......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: Sports14 hr. 39 min. ago Related News

Tabuena trails by three with 68

With an eye at The Open, Miguel Tabuena put up a strong start in the Singapore Open where he keeps a good track record, carding a three-under 68 to crowd the likes of Major champions Justin Rose and Henrik Stenson at joint eighth and trail Japanese Kosuke Hamamoto by just three strokes at Sentosa’s Serapong course yesterday......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 17th, 2020Related News

Ifugaos honor their sports champions,achievers

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 16(PIA) - - Ifugaos honored their local sports champions and achievers in an honorary victory motorcade and "Heroes" welcome on Saturday, January 11.For achieving recogn.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsJan 17th, 2020Related News

VIDEO NI MARCELITO POMOY SA AMERICA’S GOT TALENT VIRAL NA; CANCER PATIENT NAGPASALAMAT

HINDI inasahan ni Marcelito Pomoy na papalo sa million ang views ng kanyang performance “America’s Got Talent: The Champions”. Pasok na sa semifnals si Marcelito after he was voted by the “superfans.” Binigyan siya ng standing ovation ng AGT judges at ng audience sa kanyang dual voice performance ng “The Prayer.” “From 5.1M views to […] The post VIDEO NI MARCELITO POMOY SA AMERICA’S GOT TALENT VIRAL NA; CANCER PATIENT NAGPASALAMAT appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2020Related News

Ifugaos honor their sports champions,achievers

LAGAWE, Ifugao, Jan. 16(PIA) - - Ifugaos honored their local sports champions and achievers in an honorary victory motorcade and "Heroes" welcome on Saturday, January 11.For achieving recogn.....»»

Source: Philippinetimes PhilippinetimesCategory: NewsJan 16th, 2020Related News

How Marcelito Pomoy wowed us through the years on Kapamilya programs

How Marcelito Pomoy wowed us through the years on Kapamilya programs.....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: MoviesJan 16th, 2020Related News

Ceres Negros advances in AFC Champions League

Ceres Negros FC marched into the second round of the AFC Champions League preliminary stage after overcoming Myanmar counterpart Shan United, 3-2, last Tuesday at the Rizal Memorial Stadium......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 16th, 2020Related News

Pinoys eye strong finish in Singapore

Angelo Que and Miguel Tabuena set out against a world class field that features two Major champions and a 10-time PGA Tour winner, wary but upbeat of their respective chances for a strong finish in the rich Singapore Open which gets going today at Sentosa Golf Club’s Serapong course......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 16th, 2020Related News

Pangasinan students win in World Scholar’s Cup

Six students of Ednas Schools in Pangasinan hauled 32 medals and two trophies in the recent World Scholar’s Cup Tournament of Champions at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut in the United States......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Ceres edges Shan, advances to 2nd round

National team player OJ Porteria sparkled with a goal and an assist as PFL champion Ceres-Negros turned back Shan United of Myanmar, 3-2, last Wednesday night to advance to the second round of the AFC Champions League preliminary round at Rizal Memorial Stadium. .....»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: SportsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Ceres Negros escapes Shan United in AFC Champions League

The Busmen needed to grind out the victory, with Shan United scoring two goals in the second half to put the Filipino booters on their heels......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: SportsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Ceres rolls to AFC Champions League qualifiers 2nd round over Shan United

  MANILA, Philippines – Ceres-Negros FC cleared the first stage of the AFC Champions League qualifying play-offs with a 3-2 escape win over Shan United FC on Tuesday, January 14, at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium. The Bacolod-based squad will face Thai League 1 team Port FC, which is reinforced by former ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 15th, 2020Related News

Ceres Negros downs Shan United to move on to AFC Champions League Preliminary Round 2

Filipino football club Ceres Negros FC survived Myanmar-based club Shan United FC 3-2, Tuesday evening at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium to advance to the Preliminary Round 2 of the 2019 AFC Champions League Group Stage. It didn’t take long for the Pinoy side to take control of the match, as Robert Lopez Mendy put the Busmen ahead in just the 5th minute.  Star striker Bienve Marañon doubled the Ceres Negros lead with in the 41st minute.  The visitors tried to make things interesting in the second half, as Shan United pulled one back courtesy of a Zin Min Tun header in the 73rd minute.  OJ Porteria responded by restoring the home side’s two-goal advantage with a conversion inside the box in the 79th minute.   Things began to get a bit tense in the final ten minutes of the match as Shan United, playing with a heightened sense of urgency, began to get a little too physical.  The aggression paid off for Shan United, as Djawa Maximin scored easily in the 87th minute to make it 3-2 and once again put the pressure on Ceres Negros.  With four minutes of added time, Shan United desperately searched for the equalizer, but Ceres Negros was able to hold on for the win.  With the victory, Ceres Negros moves on to face Thailand’s Port FC on January 21st at the PAT Stadium in Bangkok. The winner of that match advances to the Playoff Round to face FC Tokyo at the Ajinomoto Stadium......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 14th, 2020Related News

Marcelito Pomoy advances to America s Got Talent semifinals

Marcelito is the grand winner of the second season of "Pilipinas Got Talent." He is known for his ability to sing in both tenor and soprano......»»

Source: Philstar PhilstarCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2020Related News

UAAP women’s champions NU Lady Bulldogs to hold tryouts in Cebu

Cebu City, Philippines—The UAAP women’s basketball champion National University Lady Bulldogs will hold a tryout in Cebu on January 25 and 26, 2020 at the Capitol Parish Gym along Escario Street here. The Lady Bulldogs are currently the country’s hottest team in women’s collegiate basketball, having won six straight UAAP crowns. The team is also […] The post UAAP women’s champions NU Lady Bulldogs to hold tryouts in Cebu appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 14th, 2020Related News

Big stars dig deep for Australian bushfire relief

Social media stars and sporting champions are splashing the cash for Australian bushfire relief efforts and urging fans to do the same......»»

Source: Thestandard ThestandardCategory: MoviesJan 13th, 2020Related News

ONE Championship: Demetrious Johnson vs. Adriano Moraes title bout set for April in China

One of the most highly-anticipated title bouts of 2020 now has a date and time.  ONE Championship chairman and CEO Chatri Sityodtong announced through social media that the highly-anticipated ONE Flyweight World Championship bout between champion Adriano "Mikinho" Moraes of Brazil and challenger Demetrious "Mighty Mouse" Johnson of the United States is will be happening at ONE: REIGN OF DYNASTIES in Chongqing, China on April 11th.  BREAKING NEWS: Demetrious Johnson (30-3) will challenge ONE Flyweight World Champion Adriano Moraes (18-3) for the world title on April 11 in China! — Chatri Sityodtong (@yodchatri) January 13, 2020 Moraes, the reigning titleholder, is on this third-reign as ONE Flyweight World Champion and has notable victories over Danny Kingad and former champions Geje Eustaquio and Kairat Akhmetov. The Brazilian holds a 9-3 record in his ONE career. He reclaimed the title with unanimous decision win over Eustaquio back in January of 2019.  Johnson, meanwhile, put together an impressive run in 2019, scoring wins over Yuya Wakamatsu, Tatsumitsu Wada, and Kingad en route to the ONE Flyweight World Grand Prix Championship. The dominant run in the flyweight tournament earned Johnson a shot at the ONE Flyweight World Championship. The American is considered as one of the best flyweight fighters in the world following his lengthy reign as the UFC Flyweight Champion, and is now looking to add the ONE title to his collection. .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 13th, 2020Related News

Tres Marias are women’s champions of Mayor Labella Volleyball Cup

  CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Tres Marias, led by former University of Santo Tomas (UST)  star and Philippine national team member Cherry Ann “Sisi” Rondina, won the inaugural women’s title of the Mayor Edgardo Labella Volleyball Cup on Sunday night, January 12, 2020, at the Cebu City Sports Institute here. The Tres Marias bagged […] The post Tres Marias are women’s champions of Mayor Labella Volleyball Cup appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2020Related News

Valverde questioned after another late collapse by Barcelona

By Joseph Wilson, Associated Press BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Barcelona had once again played great, led through goals by Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann, yet still managed to let it slip away. Barcelona squandered one of its best performances of the season by conceding two late goals to Atlético Madrid, falling 3-2 in the semifinals of the Spanish Super Cup in Saudi Arabia. Messi equalized after Jorge “Koke” Resurreccion scored for Atletico, and Griezmann put Barcelona deservedly ahead 2-1. But the goalkeeping of Jan Oblak, Atlético's star this season, kept Barcelona out for the rest of the way while Álvaro Morata leveled with a penalty kick in the 82nd minute and Ángel Correa completed the dramatic turnaround in the 86th. For Barcelona, the chance to add a minor trophy from a mini-tournament played thousands of miles away is not the main worry. The concern is Barcelona’s odd knack of losing control of games that look like a sure victory. Whether it's a question of overconfidence, a lack of fitness or just momentary lapses that cost the team dearly, the pressure is on coach Ernesto Valverde. Messi and other team leaders defended Valverde, whose very good overall record at Barcelona has been blemished by shocking defeats. “It’s normal that when you lose and don’t reach your objectives, and when our fans see that the team is not playing like they would like, that people talk and say things,” Messi said. “We have to be more united than ever, remain a strong group and get through this. “This year we will try to play like we did today (before the late goals) and not commit childish errors like those we committed.” But that didn’t stop the Spanish sports media reporting that Barcelona club officials met with midfield great Xavi Hernández to probe him as a possible replacement for Valverde either now or next season. Xavi left Barcelona in 2015, following 17 trophy-laden seasons, for Qatari club Al-Sadd, where he coaches. The speculation that he could soon be returning home led to Al-Sadd saying no move was imminent. “The issue of Xavi going to Barcelona is normal and expected because he will be at his club and it’s his first home and he must return there in the future, but as of today, Xavi is the coach of Al-Sadd.” Al-Sadd general manager Turki Al-Ali said in a statement on the club website. “Xavi and his team are focusing on tomorrow’s match against Al-Rayyan, and we know that a club with the size and professionalism of Barcelona will take to official channels to speak of such matters,” Al-Ali said. Barcelona’s loss at the King Abdullah Sports City on Thursday came five days after it conceded an 88th-minute equalizer at Espanyol in the Spanish league. The late goal by Wu Lei also came on a desperate counterattack similar to both of Atlético's late attacks that led to goals, when Barcelona’s backline was out of sync and let a pass through to a player with only goalkeeper Neto to beat. Wu’s goal ruined a superb match by Luis Suárez, who had scored with a fine touch and made a difficult pass for an assist. Suárez also backed Valverde on Thursday by taking the blame for the stumble against Atlético. “This loss shows we have room to improve,” the Uruguay striker said. “It shows us that there are mistakes that we can’t make because we were in charge of the game and we let them mount counterattacks … but the coach is not at fault. They were mistakes that we made.” Barcelona has drawn three of its last four league matches, but still lead the competition on goal difference ahead of Real Madrid. The team was leading before finishing 2-2 at Real Sociedad last month; lost 3-1 at Levante after Messi had put them ahead in November; and gave up a goal in the 81st in a 2-2 draw at Osasuna in August. Those setbacks would not be as worrisome for Barcelona if the team had not completely collapsed in the Champions League in recent seasons, most recently a humiliating 4-0 loss at Liverpool after winning the first leg of the semifinals 3-0. Valverde’s job was then in even more jeopardy at the end of last season after Barcelona lost the Copa del Rey final to Valencia, casting a shadow of doubt over the Spanish league champions. Club president Josep Bartomeu, however, has stuck by the former player who is known for his intelligence and unflappable attitude. Valverde is in his third season at Barcelona. He has won back-to-back Spanish league titles and one Copa del Rey final. A European Cup has eluded him. Valverde said he was used to the criticism as part of a job that was never secure. “We coaches always work with the idea of giving it our all to each match,” Valverde said. “We know how soccer is and that there is a permanent instability in teams when you are not getting good results or when you lose. Now that we have lost I suppose people will talk about it, but I remain focused on my job.” Valverde’s next job is to prepare for the visit of Granada on Jan. 19. In the meantime, Atlético will face crosstown rival Real Madrid in the Super Cup final on Sunday......»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 11th, 2020Related News

Malixi outlasts Arevalo in playoff to win nat’l title

MIN Wook Gwon and Rianne Malixi squandered big leads under pressure but recovered in the playoff to rally past Japanese Atsushi Ueda and Abby Arevalo, respectively, and crown themselves the National Stroke Play champions at Riviera’s Langer course in Silang, Cavite yesterday. Just when they thought they had heard the last of their rivals after […].....»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 10th, 2020Related News