Maroons, Archers set out to win Game 1 to gain ‘twice-to-beat’ edge for crown

Kevin Quiambao of La Salle (left) looks to polish off an MVP-like season with a crown, while CJ Cansino seeks a second championship with the Maroons. —PHOTOS BY AUGUST DELA CRUZ. In a championship series that can be considered a sprint race more than anything else, there will be no doubt that University of the…

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Chelsea set to make Victor Osimhen top target when they enter market for striker – Paper Talk | Football News

The top stories and transfer rumours from Monday’s newspapers… DAILY TELEGRAPH Chelsea are set to make Victor Osimhen their primary target when they enter the market for a striker, with Italian sources expecting the Napoli forward to be open to a move to Stamford Bridge. DAILY MIRROR Arsenal could have held off Manchester City to…

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Aaron Ramsdale: Arsenal goalkeeper set to start against Brentford with David Raya ineligible for Premier League game | Football News

Aaron Ramsdale is in line for a return to Arsenal’s Premier League starting line-up on Saturday, with David Raya ineligible to face his parent club Brentford. Raya has started every Premier League and Champions League game for the Gunners since the September international break, usurping Ramsdale as Arsenal’s No 1 goalkeeper in the process. Raya…

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ATP Finals: Novak Djokovic beats Carlos Alcaraz in straight sets to set up final against unbeaten Jannik Sinner in Turin | Tennis News

Novak Djokovic is one win away from a record seventh ATP Finals title after easing past Carlos Alcaraz in straight sets to secure a Sunday showdown with the unbeaten Jannik Sinner in Turin. World No 1 Djokovic saw off world No 2 Alcaraz 6-3 6-2 in 88 minutes to record a second straight victory over…

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Antoine Dupont: France captain set to miss Six Nations to prepare for 2024 Olympics in Paris | Rugby Union News

France captain Antoine Dupont is set to take a break from the 15-a-side game in order to focus on sevens in the build up to the 2024 Olympic Games in Paris; the decision is set to be announced on Monday Last Updated: 15/11/23 5:59pm France’s Antoine Dupont is set to announce his intention to miss…

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Arsenal striker Gabriel Jesus set to fly out to join Brazil for international duty despite injury – Paper Talk | Football News

All the top stories and transfer rumours from Monday’s newspapers… DAILY MIRROR Pep Guardiola insisted he has no problem with Mauricio Pochettino after the Chelsea head coach failed to shake his hand following Sunday’s dramatic 4-4 draw. Crystal Palace sporting director Dougie Freedman is reportedly being targeted for a major role in Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s…

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Naomi Osaka set to make her tennis return at Brisbane International

FILE – Naomi Osaka of Japan smiles during her first round match against Camila Osorio of Colombia at the Australian Open tennis championships, Jan. 17, 2022, in Melbourne, Australia. (AP Photo/Simon Baker, File) BRISBANE, Australia— Four-time Grand Slam singles champion Naomi Osaka will make her comeback to tennis at the Brisbane International warm-up tournament ahead…

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Chelsea want Jean-Clair Todibo to replace Thiago Silva who is set to leave at end of season – Paper Talk | Football News

All the top stories and transfer rumours from Tuesday’s newspapers… THE SUN Chelsea have eyed up Jean-Clair Todibo to replace Thiago Silva – who is set to leave the Blues at the end of the season. Erik ten Hag has received a further boost ahead of this week’s crunch clash with Copenhagen – the “unwavering…

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Alfie Hewett is set to end a memorable 2023 as world No 1 in wheelchair tennis rankings for the first time | Tennis News

Alfie Hewett is set to end a memorable 2023 as the world No 1 in wheelchair tennis rankings for the first time after claiming his third Masters title since 2017 in Barcelona on Sunday. Hewett also sealed a hat-trick of ITF doubles Masters titles alongside Gordon Reid on Saturday before the 25-year-old from Norfolk went…

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Swiatek sweeps past Sabalenka to set up final against Pegula

Iga Swiatek, the world No 2, beat current No 1 Aryna Sabalenka in the WTA Finals to set up a last stage clash with Jessica Pegula in Cancun.

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