Dave Ildefonso Strong Group team for Jones Cup

FILE–Dave Ildefonso is joining the Strong Group-Pilipinas for the Jones Cup. Photo from Suwon KT Sonicboom MANILA, Philippines — Dave Ildefonso is reuniting with his Ateneo teammate Ange Kouame as he completes the Strong Group-Pilipinas roster for the 43rd William Jones Cup from July 13 to 21, 2024 in Taipei, Taiwan. Ildefonso, armed with his…

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Joshua Zirkzee: Arsenal and Man Utd still monitoring Bologna striker amid strong AC Milan interest | Transfer Centre News

Arsenal and Manchester United are still monitoring Bologna’s Joshua Zirkzee amid strong interest from AC Milan. Both clubs are understood to be keeping a close eye on developments with the striker, who is among a number of attacking options Arsenal and United are looking at this summer. Sky in Italy are reporting that Milan are still pushing to sign the 23-year-old…

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Daniel Ricciardo: RB driver gives fiery response to Jacques Villeneuve criticism after strong Canada qualifying | F1 News

Daniel Ricciardo insisted he won’t give his critics “the time of day” as he addressed comments made by Sky Sports F1 pundit Jacques Villeneuve at the Canadian Grand Prix. F1’s 1997 world champion Villeneuve, said on Friday that Ricciardo’s “image” rather than his results have extended the RB driver’s career in the sport. Ricciardo, an…

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Filipinos eye strong showing at Ironman, 70.3 races in Subic

FILE– John Alcala is among the athletes to watch out for in this year’s Ironman Philippines. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO John Dedeus Alcala leads a determined group of Filipino athletes against a formidable lineup of international competitors in the Ironman Philippines and the IM 70.3 Subic Bay races scheduled for Sunday in Subic. Alcala and the rest…

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Alas Pilipinas men shoot for strong AVC ending

Alas Pilipinas men’s team celebrates a point against Indonesia in the AVC Challenge Cup for Men 2024. –AVC PHOTO Sergio Veloso continues to hold his head high along with Alas Pilipinas in the Asian Volleyball Confederation Challenge Cup. Alas landed a breakthrough win, 25-23, 23-25, 25-14, 25-22, Wednesday night (Manila time) against the under-20 Indonesia…

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T20 World Cup: Failure not an option for England after 50-over shambles but defending champions look strong | Cricket News

As World Cup title defences go, it could not really have turned out any worse. England’s 50-over shambles in India last autumn was up there with France’s defence of the Football World Cup in 2002 when Les Blues were dumped out in the first round without scoring a goal. The England cricket team’s 2023 World…

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Paalam looks to sustain strong start in Bangkok

Carlo Paalam.–CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Carlo Paalam’s Olympic route is marked with several stops at the ongoing World Olympic Qualification Tournament in Bangkok, Thailand. After making short work of Alexei Lagkazasvili of Greece in his opening bout in the men’s 57-kilogram division, Paalam’s next layover is the round of 32 on Tuesday where Turkmenistan’s Shukur Ovezov awaits.…

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Strong Group taps coach Jerry Yee, rebrands to Zus Coffee

Coach Jerry Yee with some of her players from the CSB Lady Blazers.–STRONG GROUP PHOTO MANILA, Philippines–Strong Group Athletics has tapped Jerry Yee as its new head coach as part of its rebrand to Zus Coffee Thunderbelles for the upcoming Premier Volleyball League (PVL) conference. The Thunderbelles will embark on their new journey under the…

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PVL: Choco Mucho takes solo lead, routs also-ran Strong Group

Choco Mucho Flying Titans’ Royse Tubino in the PVL All-Filipino Conference. — PVL PHOTO MANILA, Philippines—Choco Mucho continued its stranglehold of the top spot in the PVL All-Filipino Conference after trouncing eliminated Strong Group, 25-17, 25-15, 25-15, on Saturday at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Veteran Royse Tubino scattered 17 points from 15 attacks and…

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Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Usyk: Promoter demands ‘very strong’ referee for undisputed heavyweight title fight | Boxing News

The referee of the Tyson Fury vs Oleksandr Uysk undisputed heavyweight title fight must be “very strong,” demands promoter Frank Warren. Fury will fight Usyk for the four major belts, the WBC, WBA, WBO and IBF titles, on May 18, live on Sky Sports Box Office. Warren, who co-promotes Fury, is concerned by Usyk’s last…

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