PH national volleyball teams to be called Alas Pilipinas

Philippine national volleyball team members during a press conference. According to the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF), the country’s national volleyball teams will now go by the monicker Alas Pilipinas. LANCE AGCAOILI/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Call the Philippine volleyball teams, Alas Pilipinas from now on. The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) and main sponsor Cignal…

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Sister teams Akari, Nxled trade coaches, players–sources

Taka Minowa will now call the shots for the Akari Chargers after coaching the Nxled Chameleons the past two conferences in the PVL.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — In an attempt to fill each other’s needs, sister teams Akari and Nxled have traded players and coaching staff with Japanese coach Taka Minowa now taking over the…

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With a no-tomorrow approach to Game 2, NU men’s and women’s teams want crowns headed their way

The NU men’s team is looking to extend its dominance. —PHOTO BY UAAP MEDIA There was no sign of hesitation on coach Dante Alinsunurin’s part when he spoke of his team’s intentions in the UAAP Season 86 volleyball tournament. “We are focused on our goal to dominate volleyball here in the UAAP,” Alinsunurin said. He…

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NBA: Pacers’ Carlisle says ‘small-market teams deserve fair shot’

Indiana Pacers head coach Rick Carlisle, right, argues with a referee during the second half of Game 2 of the team’s NBA basketball second-round playoff series against the New York Knicks, Wednesday, May 8, 2024, in New York. The Knicks won 130-121. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) NEW YORK — Indiana coach Rick Carlisle said Wednesday…

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Champions League final 2024: Date, kick-off time, venue, teams, referee and more in match guide | Football News

Borussia Dortmund have booked their place in the 2024 Champions League final. The Bundesliga side beat PSG 2-0 on aggregate – winning 1-0 in both legs – and will meet the winner of Wednesday’s other semi-final between Real Madrid and Bayern Munich, with the score tied at 2-2 after the first leg in Germany. Here’s…

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Sister teams Ginebra, Magnolia clash in PBA quarterfinals

Ginebra Gin Kings and Magnolia Hotshots square off in the PBA All-Filipino Conference quarterfinals. –MARLO CUETO/INQuIRER.net Barangay Ginebra and Magnolia have arranged an early playoff battle in the PBA Philippine Cup after the two sibling rivals ended up losing their respective games Sat the close of the eliminations Sunday. The meeting became possible after Magnolia…

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Premier League: How many teams will qualify for European football for next season? | Football News

Chelsea boosted their hopes of European qualification after denting Spurs’ Champions League ambitions. They are up against Man Utd and Newcastle for what could be the Premier League’s last spot. As ever, there are few certainties but plenty of variables at play as the season enters the final stages. Arsenal, Manchester City and Liverpool have…

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Roma Doromal leaves Ateneo happy with team’s growth

Graduating Ateneo Blue Eagles player Roma Mae Doromal in her last UAAP women’s volleyball game. –MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — Roma Mae Doromal believes her commitment to the Ateneo Blue Eagles will be her biggest legacy to the team as she ended collegiate stint on Wednesday.  Doromal finished her collegiate chapter with nine digs and…

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Eight women’s professional domestic teams confirmed for 2025 with plans for four more by 2029 | Cricket News

Yorkshire will have to wait until 2027 to take part in the England and Wales Cricket Board’s new ‘Tier 1’ revamp of the women’s professional game, after eight other counties were selected to lead the way. Durham, Essex, Hampshire, Lancashire, Nottinghamshire, Somerset, Surrey and Warwickshire have been chosen as hosts, with the governing body abolishing…

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Suns top Timberwolves as both teams set up first round clash

Phoenix Suns guard Bradley Beal (3) works around Minnesota Timberwolves forward Jaden McDaniels as forward Drew Eubanks (14) defends during the first half of an NBA basketball game Sunday, April 14, 2024, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Matt Krohn) MINNEAPOLIS — Bradley Beal scored 36 points on 6-for-6 shooting from 3-point range and the Phoenix Suns beat…

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