Top seed Foton not looking too far ahead

first_imgPH among economies most vulnerable to virus As fate of VFA hangs, PH and US forces take to the skies for exercise Smart’s Siklab Saya: A multi-city approach to esports Where did they go? Millions left Wuhan before quarantine But Usher is confident they will still end up where they want to.“Heading? To the championship.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Foton Tornadoes. CONTRIBUTED PHOTOWith the first seed in the bag, Ariel Usher and Foton Tornadoes are not looking that far ahead yet.Usher downplayed the team’s league-best, saying it’s the championship that will cement their status as the best club in the tournament.ADVERTISEMENT PBA: Globalport toys with Mahindra for first season opener win Chinese-manned vessel unsettles Bohol town Smart hosts first 5G-powered esports exhibition match in PH Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan PLAY LIST 01:31Taiwan minister boards cruise ship turned away by Japan01:33WHO: ‘Global stocks of masks and respirators are now insufficient’01:01WHO: now 31,211 virus cases in China 102:02Vitamin C prevents but doesn’t cure diseases like coronavirus—medic03:07’HINDI PANG-SPORTS LANG!’03:03SILIP SA INTEL FUND Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. We are young MOST READ Shanghai officials reveal novel coronavirus transmission modes Mainland China virus cases exceed 40,000; deaths rise to 908 EDITORS’ PICK “We keep on saying we haven’t won anything yet, we got the no.1 spot but we haven’t won anything yet, so we’re focused on the semifinals and the finals,” said Usher.The Tornadoes stopped Petron in four sets, 22-25, 25-18, 25-22, 25-14, on Thursday to finish the elimination round with a 9-1 slate while the Blaze Spikers settled for second with an 8-2 card.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra teammates show love for SlaughterSPORTSWe are youngSPORTSFreddie Roach: Manny Pacquiao is my Muhammad AliFoton awaits the winner of the sudden death match between RC Cola Army and Generika.“We have a good chance against either of them and we are focused on that game first,” said Usher. 30 Filipinos from Wuhan quarantined in Capas View commentslast_img read more

Hidilyn Diaz gets P2M aid for 2020 Tokyo Olympics prep

first_imgMOST READ Steaming fissures on Taal Volcano Island spotted LOOK: LJ Reyes, Paolo Contis celebrate 1st birthday of baby Summer PSL: Petron rallies to end F2 Logistic’s 11-game win streak In April, Diaz took a step towards qualifying for the Tokyo Games by winning three silver medals in the 2019 Asian Weightlifting Championship in China. /jeSports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next This came two months after Diaz took to social media to appeal for financial help.READ: Hidilyn Diaz asking for financial support for Tokyo 2020 stintFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back ChrissSPORTSCoronation night?SPORTSThirdy Ravena gets‍‍‍ offers from Asia, Australian ball clubsDiaz thanked the PSC and Phoenix for the financial grant, which was awarded in the third year anniversary of her silver medal finish in the 2016 Rio Olympics.“For me, malaking bagay. Kasi maglalaro ako sa Olympics and there’s a lot of competition that I need to complete and preparation towards Olympic, um medyo mahirap. So may core team ako. And I’m so grateful for the help, for the support they gave me,” Diaz said. LATEST STORIES Hidilyn Diaz (AP Photo/Firdia Lisnawati)MANILA, Philippines—Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz is set to receive P2 million for her preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics through a deal agreed upon by national sports officials and Phoenix Petroleum Philippines, Inc.The agreement was formalized by Philippine Sports Commission chairman Butch Ramirez, Phoenix chairman Dennis Uy, Executive Secretary Salvador Medialdea, and Senator Bong Go, chair of the Senate Committee on Sports. The deal was signed in Malacañang on Thursday afternoon.ADVERTISEMENT DENR suspends entrance fee collection to Bohol’s man-made forest Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines? Benefits of township living Duterte lambasts Catholic Church anew in curse-laden speech before Filipino Baptists MRT-3 files raps vs engineer who brought ammunition to station Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite PLAY LIST 02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award03:05Malakanyang bilib sa Phivolcs | Chona Yu01:26Homes destroyed after Taal Volcano eruption02:48ABS-CBN franchise has ‘natural deadline,’ no need for quo warranto — Gatchalian Sons Of Apollo releases new studio album ‘MMXX’ Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. View commentslast_img read more