first_imgPH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd PLAY LIST 02:25PH women’s volleyball team motivated to deliver in front of hometown crowd01:07Trump talks impeachment while meeting NCAA athletes00:50Trending Articles01:29Police teams find crossbows, bows in HK university01:35Panelo suggests discounted SEA Games tickets for students02:49Robredo: True leaders perform well despite having ‘uninspiring’ boss02:42PH underwater hockey team aims to make waves in SEA Games01:44Philippines marks anniversary of massacre with calls for justice01:19Fire erupts in Barangay Tatalon in Quezon City Almodiel, a 20-year-old transferee from Southwestern University in Cebu, vowed to strike back strong.“I felt the pressure. I hope to bounce back,” said Almodiel.In the juniors’ division, defending champion Perpetual Help and Letran start their own best-of-three duel at 11 a.m.ADVERTISEMENT Read Next Brace for potentially devastating typhoon approaching PH – NDRRMC 2 ‘newbie’ drug pushers fall in Lucena sting MOST READ AFP official booed out of forum Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. John Lloyd Cruz a dashing guest at Vhong Navarro’s wedding View commentscenter_img GA tackles crucial POC issues Typhoon Kammuri accelerates, gains strength en route to PH Slow and steady hope for near-extinct Bangladesh tortoises NEXT BLOCK ASIA 2.0 introduces GURUS AWARDS to recognize and reward industry influencers LATEST STORIES Globe Business launches leading cloud-enabled and hardware-agnostic conferencing platform in PH Arellano University eyes a double celebration as its men’s and women’s teams try to finish off their respective foes in the 93rd NCAA volleyball tournament on Monday at Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.“We can’t afford to give them a chance to beat us,” said coach Obet Javier as his Lady Chiefs gun for a second straight women’s title and third overall.ADVERTISEMENT The Lady Chiefs shoot for a finals sweep after turning back the San Beda Lady Red Spikers, 25-15, 25-16, 15-25, 22-25, 15-6, in Game 1.Regine Anne Arocha and Jovielyn Grace Prado are expected to star anew in the 4 p.m. showdown after the duo led three other players who finished in double-figures.In men’s action, the Chiefs also stunned the fancied Perpetual Help Altas, 12-25, 25-21, 19-25, 26-24, 15-9, to gain the upper hand in their best-of-three duel.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSWATCH: Drones light up sky in final leg of SEA Games torch runSPORTSLillard, Anthony lead Blazers over ThunderSPORTSMalditas save PH from shutout“I’ll just try to help the team win a championship,” said Christian dela Paz, who delivered 24 points in the opener.The 20-year-old Dela Paz outshone Perpetual Help’s Joebert Almodiel, the newly awarded rookie MVP and Best Outside Spiker, who was held to eight hits in his first finals appearance in the NCAA.last_img

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first_imgTORONTO, Canada (CMC):Seven-time Woodbine champion Patrick Husbands continued to ensure daylight between himself and Alan Garcia by riding a handsome brace at the renowned Toronto oval here Wednesday.The 42-year-old captured race two with favourite Six Inch Heels before also taking race six with 5-1 bet Kingsport on the eight-race mid-week card.With the success, Husbands strengthened his hold on third spot in the Woodbine jockey standings with 113 wins, 21 clear of Garcia who lies fourth on 92.Meanwhile, Brazilian Eurico Rosa da Silva continued to close in on his second Woodbine title with 191 wins, well clear now of main challenger Mexican Luis Contreras, who is second on 172.Husbands opened his account over seven furlongs when he steered Six Inch Heels to a solid 2-1/2 length victory over the three-year-old and upward maiden fillies and mares.Six Inch Heel found herself locked in a three-way tussle through the half run in 46.97 seconds as Amie’s Angel and La Gran Emily all disputed the lead.Swinging for home, Husband managed to get the three-year-old bay filly clear and she persisted to reach the wire under little pressure in the end.In race six, Husbands produced a stalking ride aboard the three-year-old colt Kingsport to beat the three-year-olds and upward by a length.The Woodbine season wraps on Sunday.last_img

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