Rain or Shine ousts TNT to set up semis duel vs San Miguel

Rain or Shine Elastopainters Gian Mamuyac during a PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinals game against TNT Tropangg Giga. –PBA IMAGES Rain or Shine staved off TNT’s fourth quarter comeback to eke out a 110-109 victory Wednesday and a trip to the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals at Ninoy Aquino Stadium. The Elasto Painters will take on the…

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Jia De Guzman set for PH team return in AVC Challenge Cup

Jia De Guzman attends Game 2 of the PVL All-Filipino Conference Finals.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — After a fruitful stint in Japan, Jia De Guzman will play for the Philippine women’s volleyball team in the AVC Challenge Cup from May 22 to 29 at Rizal Memorial Coliseum. Arriving in Manila a few days ago, De…

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Paul Merson: West Ham should be careful what they wish for, with David Moyes set to depart | Football News

In his latest column, Paul Merson warns West Ham to be careful what they wish for, with Europa Conference League winner David Moyes set to lose his job. The Magic Man says he would have kept Moyes in the role for another year, worries for Tottenham’s lack of Plan B under Ange Postecoglou, and sympathises…

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Mutua Madrid Open: Iga Swiatek thrashes Madison Keys to set up final rematch against Aryna Sabalenka | Tennis News

Reigning champion Aryna Sabalenka and world No 1 Iga Swiatek will face off again at the Mutua Madrid Open in a repeat of last year’s final. World No 1 Swiatek needed just 71 minutes to reach her third final of the year and move one step closer to her third WTA 1000 title of the…

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Rafael Nadal set to partner Carlos Alcaraz in men’s doubles at Paris Olympics | Tennis News

Rafael Nadal is excited to partner fellow Spaniard Carlos Alcaraz in a dream doubles’ partnership at the Paris Olympics this summer. World No 3 Alcaraz said previously he would like to play at the Olympics alongside his 37-year-old idol, who expects to bring the curtain down on his glittering but injury-plagued career this year. At…

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Who will make England’s T20 World Cup squad? Jofra Archer set to be included but what about Jonny Bairstow? | Cricket News

England’s 50-over World Cup title defence in India last autumn was an unmitigated disaster. Just three wins in nine games, two of which came after they had been eliminated. But now they get a do-over, of sorts. Jos Buttler’s side will be out to defend their T20 World Cup title in the West Indies in…

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World Pool Masters: Ko Pin Yi is set to meet David Alcaide with Mosconi Cup captain Jayson Shaw also in action | Snooker News

World Pool Masters will maintain last year’s challenging format, with 16 players competing to take home a $40,000 share from a $125,000 prize pool; the 2023 World Cup of Pool is being played at Halle39, in Hildesheim, Germany from April 25-28 – live on Sky Sports Last Updated: 22/04/24 11:39pm Ko Pin Yi will defend…

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PVL: Nxled averts third set meltdown, repels Capital1

Nxled Chameleons.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Camille Victoria and Ivy Lacsina saved Nxled from a third-set meltdown to shatter Capital1, 25-13, 25-23, 25-22, in the PVL All-Filipino Conference on Tuesday at PhilSports Arena. Victoria led the Chameleons with 17 points from 14 attacks and three blocks while Lacsina added 12 points, 11 coming from attacks, to power…

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Euro 2024: UEFA set to increase squad size to 26 players for tournament in Germany | Football News

England and Scotland look set to be given the chance to select 26 players for this summer’s European Championships after a UEFA vote on Monday gave the green light for expanded squads. The suggestion was first made during a meeting of all the nations’ coaches in Dusseldorf a fortnight ago, but at a meeting of…

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Premiership Rugby: Bristol Bears set club record with Newcastle Falcons rout, Sale Sharks hold off Harlequins | Rugby Union News

A round-up of Sunday’s Gallagher Premiership action as Bristol Bears claimed a club-record victory and Sale Sharks won a 10-try thriller. Bristol Bears 85-14 Newcastle Falcons Bristol reeled off a fifth successive Premiership victory as they continued their play-off push by demolishing Newcastle at Ashton Gate. Pat Lam’s team scored more than 50 points for…

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