Jaja Santiago, JT Marvelous beat Jia De Guzman, Denso in Japan V.League

Jaja Santiago. Photo from JT Marvelous MANILA, Philippines — Jaja Santiago scored 12 points as JT Marvelous overcame Jia De Guzman and Denso Airybees in five sets, 23-25, 23-25, 25-16, 25-21, 17-15, in the 2023-24 V.League on Saturday. Santiago got the better of De Guzman in their first-ever showdown in Japan as the JT Marvelous…

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Japan Cup: St Leger hero Continuous on course for Japan Cup clash with Equinox next month | Racing News

St Leger hero Continuous is on course for a clash with Equinox in the Japan Cup next month. Aidan O’Brien’s three-year-old followed up his Classic success at Doncaster by staying on to finish fifth in the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe. Plans for a potential trip to Ascot for British Champions Day had to be…

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After bolting out of Japan team pact, Bolick has PBA return as unlikely option

Japan B.League Filipino import Robert Bolick. Plenty of scenarios can be considered in the future of Robert Bolick after personal matters relating to his pregnant wife played a significant role in his decision to abruptly end a lucrative professional stint in Japan. “Once cleared, his options are now open,” his agent Marvin Espiritu told the…

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Robert Bolick leaves Japan B.League team Fukushima

Fukushima Firebonds’ Robert Bolick. MANILA, Philippines — Robert Bolick has parted ways with the Fukushima Firebonds amid the ongoing Japan B.League Division 2 season. Fukushima on Thursday announced that it is releasing the Filipino guard, saying it granted Bolick’s wish to leave the club due to personal reasons. “We would like to announce the termination…

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Zverev exits Japan Open after ‘horrible’ first round

Jordan Thompson of Australia (L) shakes hands with Alexander Zverev of Germany after his victory in their men’s singles match on the first day of the ATP Japan Open tennis tournament in Tokyo on October 16, 2023. (Photo by Richard A. Brooks / AFP) Number three seed Alexander Zverev said he “played horrible” after crashing…

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Happy for Jia in Japan, Creamline Cool Smashers ready to soldier on

FILE–Creamline coach Sherwin Meneses talks to his players during a timeout.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Creamline would have to soldier on and defend its All-Filipino crown in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) in the absence of Jia de Guzman, possibly the biggest piece in the Cool Smashers’ offensive machine that has dominated the field for years. And with…

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Andy Murray withdraws from Japan Open next week due to injury | Tennis News

Andy Murray has withdrawn from the Japan Open in Tokyo next week due to injury. The Brit suffered a 6-3 6-2 first-round defeat to Roman Safiullin at the Shanghai Masters last week and also exited the China Open in the opening round by Alex De Minaur. Murray lost his opening service game and missed chances…

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Gilas Women dealt with first loss in Asian Games by Japan

Gilas Pilipinas Women guard Janine Pontejos in the Asian Games.–SBP PHOTO MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas suffered its first loss in the 19th Asian Games women’s basketball tournament, running into a well-oiled Japan side, 96-59, on Sunday night. Saddled by an error-filled first quarter, Gilas hardly stood a chance against pretty much the same Akatsuki Five that…

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Filipinas lose big to Japan to end Asian Games football campaign

Philippine women’s football team in the Asian Games. –PWNT/PFF The Philippine women’s football team saw its Hangzhou Asian Games women’s football campaign come to an end with a harsh 8-1 quarterfinal loss to Japan amid rainy conditions on Saturday at Wenzhou Sports Center Stadium. Reduced to 10 players after the dismissal of team captain Hali…

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Rugby World Cup: England secure quarter-final spot after Japan hold off Samoa in close 28-22 contest | Rugby Union News

England are now through to the quarter-finals after Japan beat Samoa; Japan are now in second place in Pool D after the 28-22 victory; Samoa’s Ben Lam was handed a red card in the second half for a dangerous tackle Last Updated: 28/09/23 10:27pm Japan improved their hopes of reaching the Rugby world Cup quarter-finals…

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