Puerto Rico reaches final for first time

Puerto Rico celebrates after beating Belgium in the semifinals of the FIVB Volleyball Challenger Cup.-MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Puerto Rico finally earned a shot at the gold of the FIVB Women’s Volleyball Challenger Cup (VCC) after sweeping Belgium, 25-19, 25-15, 25-16, in the knockout semifinal on Saturday at Ninoy Aquino Stadium, After settling for…

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Tim Cone ‘not satisfied’ until Gilas Pilipinas reaches optimal OQT form

Gilas Pilipinas’ Justin Brownlee during a game against Chinese Taipei in the Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net Gilas Pilipinas’ schedule the past week has been nothing short of frantic, traveling across the Middle East, Europe, and then deep into the Baltics—taking narrow tuneup losses flush on the chin in between. And yet, the Nationals went…

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Alexander Zverev reaches French Open semifinal as trial proceeds

Germany’s Alexander Zverev celebrates winning his quarterfinal match of the French Open tennis tournament against Australia’s Alex De Minaur at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Wednesday, June 5, 2024. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias) PARIS — Alexander Zverev beat Alex de Minaur 6-4, 7-6 (5), 6-4 on Wednesday night to reach the French Open semifinals for…

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Judd Trump dumped out of World Snooker Championship as Jak Jones reaches Crucible semi-finals | Snooker News

Judd Trump dumped out in quarter-finals of World Snooker Championship as Jak Jones pulls off Crucible shock; Welsh qualifier Jones to play either Ronnie O’Sullivan or Stuart Bingham in last four; Trump was one of tournament favourites after winning five ranking titles in 2023/24 season Last Updated: 01/05/24 12:55pm Judd Trump was knocked out in…

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LeBron reaches 40,000 points, extends NBA scoring record

Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James, right, scores as Denver Nuggets forward Michael Porter Jr., defends, becoming the first NBA player to reach 40,000 points in a career, during the first half of an NBA basketball game Saturday, March 2, 2024, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill) LOS ANGELES — LeBron James reached 40,000…

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Carlos Alcaraz stunned by Nicolas Jarry at Argentina Open as Jannik Sinner reaches Rotterdam Open final | Tennis News

Nicolas Jarry defeated Wimbledon champion Carlos Alcaraz in the semi-final of the Argentina Open, recording his career-best victory as he defeated the world No 2. Jarry, who will face home player Facundo Diaz Acosta in Sunday’s final which is live on Sky Sports Tennis at 7pm, knocked out the defending champion in Buenos Aires in…

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Djokovic feels heat at Australian Open as he reaches semis

Serbia’s Novak Djokovic uses ice packs on his head between the games against USA’s Taylor Fritz during their men’s singles quarter-final match on day 10 of the Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne on January 23, 2024. (Photo by WILLIAM WEST / AFP) Novak Djokovic said he felt “trapped” in the heat during his battling…

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PBA: Gabe Norwood reaches 5,000 points in Rain or Shine win

FILE–Rain or Shine Elastopainters’ Gabe Norwood. INQUIRER PHOTO Gabe Norwood made his way into the 5,000-point club on Friday amid the competitive nature surrounding Rain or Shine’s quarterfinal-clinching win over TNT in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. Norwood completed the milestone in the Elasto Painters’ 119-112 victory at Smart Araneta Coliseum by knocking down a pair…

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Luke Littler reaches World Darts Championship final after beating Rob Cross at Alexandra Palace | Darts News

Luke Littler, 16, moves one win away from Alexandra Palace glory after crushing Rob Cross 6-2 in semi-finals; Littler will face Luke Humphries or Scott Williams in final; We’re back at 7.30pm on Wednesday for the World Darts Championship final – live on Sky Sports Darts By Raz Mirza at Alexandra Palace, London Last Updated:…

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Kawhi Leonard reaches 13,000 career points in Clippers win

Los Angeles Clippers forward Paul George (13) congratulates forward Kawhi Leonard (2) for a making a basket against the Miami Heat during the first half of an NBA basketball game, Monday, Jan. 1, 2024 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) LOS ANGELES — Kawhi Leonard scored 24 points in his return from injury, Paul George…

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