New-look California Academy begins Shakey’s Girls title defense

FILE–California Academy players during the Shakey’s Girls Invitational. MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines — California Academy begins its title defense in the 2024 Shakey’s Girls Volleyball Invitational League (SGVIL) against Chiang-Kai-shek on Wednesday at Adamson University Gym main court. California Academy, which dominated last year’s competition beating Naga College Foundation in the final, begins its life…

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Charles Schwab Challenge: Davis Riley takes maiden individual PGA Tour title on sombre day at Colonial | Golf News

Davis Riley cruised to his first individual PGA Tour title in the Charles Schwab Challenge as Scottie Scheffler failed to mount a final-day charge. Riley, who won the Zurich Classic with Nick Hardy last year, took a four-shot lead into the final round at Colonial and carded a closing 70 to finish 14 under par,…

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Cignal stacks talent fresh off another Spikers’ Turf title run

JM Ronquillo, Owa Retamar and Martin Bugaoan join Cignal HD Spikers’ in Spikers’ Turf.–CONTRIBUTED PHOTO MANILA, Philippines–Cignal bolstered its already formidable squad during the mid-year break by signing three UAAP stalwarts who were key players for their respective universities and teams. The HD Spikers have signed setter Joshua Retamar, opposite hitter JM Ronquillo, and middle…

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Dutch Darts Championship: Michael van Gerwen falls in semi-finals as Josh Rock wins first European Tour title | Darts News

Michael van Gerwen was unable to rebound from Premier League disappointment by winning the Dutch Darts Championship as he suffered a semi-final exit at a tournament won by Josh Rock. Van Gerwen was thumped 10-5 by Luke Humphries in the Premier League semi-finals on Thursday as his hopes of a third straight title in that…

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Okolie DEMOLISHES Rozanski inside a round to win world title

Lawrence Okolie claimed the WBC bridgerweight world title in emphatic style as he knocked Lucasz Rozanski down three times before the fight was waved off in the first round.

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Lawrence Okolie says Lukasz Rozanski’s ‘hostile’ crowd will fuel world title performance in Poland | Boxing News

Lawrence Okolie vows to show he is a class above Lukasz Rozanski as he prepares to embrace a hostile atmosphere while challenging for the WBC bridgerweight world title in Poland on Friday night. The former WBO cruiserweight world titleholder takes on Rozanski in the champion’s hometown of Rzesow. Okolie says he’s expecting a “hostile” reception…

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Monaco GP: Lando Norris explains why McLaren and Ferrari can challenge Red Bull for 2024 F1 title | F1 News

Lando Norris believes McLaren having two cars regularly at the front of the grid can help them take the fight to Red Bull in the remaining part of the 2024 F1 season. Norris has been Max Verstappen’s closest challenger at the last three races, finishing second in China, then winning his first F1 race in…

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England have learnt from ‘kick in the pants’ at 50-over World Cup ahead of T20 title defence, says Matthew Mott | Cricket News

England head coach Matthew Mott says his side have learnt from the “kick in the pants” they suffered at last year’s 50-over World Cup as they prepare to defend their T20 title. Mott’s men lost six of their first seven matches at the 2023 competition in India as they were knocked out in the first…

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Lawrence Okolie warned about Lukasz Rozanski’s ‘perfect storm’ in WBC bridgerweight title clash on Friday | Boxing News

Lawrence Okolie must be braced for the “perfect storm” when he fights Lukasz Rozanski for the WBC bridgerweight title in Poland, says Alen Babic. Okolie brought ‘The Savage’ Babic in for sparring sessions as he prepared for a hostile atmosphere and Rozanki’s full-throttle fighting style in Rzeszow on Friday night, live on Sky Sports. Babic knows…

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Emma Paton’s Predictions: Luke Littler to capture Premier League Darts title on debut or another winner? | Darts News

After 16 weeks the league phase is done and it’s full steam ahead to the O2 Arena! You could argue it’s been the best Premier League campaign we’ve ever had, certainly in terms of quality. It’s been a season that’s had a bit of everything! We’ve had spine-tingling walk-ons…Nathan Aspinall orchestrating the crowd week after…

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