Faith Nisperos no qualms about reduced role at Alas Pilipinas

Alas Pilipinas’ Faith Nisperos with coach Jorge Souza De Brito in the AVC Challenge Cup.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Faith Nisperos — the lone holdover and go-to scorer of last year’s Philippine women’s national volleyball team in the AVC Challenge Cup — may be playing a limited role in this edition but she is willing…

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Grand National: Aintree reduced to 34 runners in 2024 and changes made to first fence amid horse welfare focus | Racing News

Racing’s most famous contest, the Randox Grand National at Aintree, will be reduced from 40 runners to 34 from next year as part of a focus on horse welfare. Three of this year’s Grand National field died after sustaining injuries in the race, leading to criticism from animal rights activists Animal Aid. The race was…

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MCC world committee calls on men’s ODIs to be significantly reduced, extra funding for Test and women’s cricket

Extra funding to protect Test cricket and the women’s game has been proposed by the MCC’s world committee, which has also called for men’s ODIs to be “significantly reduced” after the 2027 World Cup. The existing financial imbalance between nations is putting a squeeze on the viability of Test cricket outside of India, England and…

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