first_imgWinfrey details her decision to withdraw from Simmons film “Afril could stay there, study and play there professionally,” said Aquino. “This is also for the future of Afril so I’m hoping more can be invited because Perlas can’t just play here in the Philippines but also outside.”Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next The Samahang Basketbol ng Piipinas elected to just send the TNT core with Andray Blatche and select Gilas Cadets to the men’s basketball tournament in Indonesia, with the women’s team excluded from the Philippine delegation.“You never know, well they say what we did here was an eye opener and maybe there will be call from SBP ‘let’s include the women’s team,’” added Aquino. “But that’s just hoping.”FEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folkSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownDespite going 0-4 in the group stage, and failing to advance to the quarterfinals, Perlas, which was formed a few months before the tournament, had its moments against much-experienced teams.Afril Bernardino was the first to show up for the Philippines in a 12-10 loss to Germany. In fight vs corruption, Duterte now points to Ayala, MVP companies as ‘big fish’ Then, it was the Janine Pontejos show in the Philippines’ last two games. She hit five long balls for 13 points in a 21-17 loss to Spain.“The crowd gave me the energy and every time I made a shot they would all scream and of course when that happens my defense also improves,” said Pontejos in Filipino.Aquino added other teams from outside the country have shown interest in his players and he hopes the officials here in the Philippines could also follow suit.Bernardino, Gemma Miranda, and Alyanna Lim played as imports in Malaysia a few months before the 3×3 World Cup and the three are set to return for another run.Apart from her Malaysia stint, Bernardino also received an offer from a university team in Taiwan to not only play there but also study for a graduate degree.ADVERTISEMENT Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. MOST READ Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netBOCAUE, Bulacan—After getting its own spotlight in the world stage, the Philippine women’s national basketball team thinks it’s time for Perlas Pilipinas to be included in the Philippine delegation to the 2018 Asian Games.“Well, we’re hoping that they could finally notice us and give us a chance and maybe get us into the Asian Games in the last minute,” said head coach Pat Aquino in Filipino Sunday at Philippine Arena after Perlas’ loss to Hungary, 18-15, in the group stage.ADVERTISEMENT Jury of 7 men, 5 women selected for Weinstein rape trial China population now over 1.4 billion as birthrate falls Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Alaska on a roll Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding LATEST STORIES DepEd’s Taal challenge: 30K students displaced Dave Chappelle donates P1 million to Taal relief operations View commentslast_img read more

first_imgLATEST STORIES MOST READ Guiao comes back, Fonacier returns to form in NLEX win CLUTCH. Sean Manganti delivers the win for Adamson Falcons. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netWhat looked to be a moment of despair turned into a flash of brilliance for Adamson University’s Sean Manganti.The Soaring Falcons were locked in a fiery duel against University of the Philippines in the UAAP Season 81 men’s basketball tournament and it needed a couple of heroic plays from both teams to settle the match.ADVERTISEMENT Gov’t to employ 6,000 displaced by Taal Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard PLAY LIST 02:14Carpio hits red carpet treatment for China Coast Guard02:56NCRPO pledges to donate P3.5 million to victims of Taal eruption00:56Heavy rain brings some relief in Australia02:37Calm moments allow Taal folks some respite03:23Negosyo sa Tagaytay City, bagsak sa pag-aalboroto ng Bulkang Taal01:13Christian Standhardinger wins PBA Best Player award For the complete collegiate sports coverage including scores, schedules and stories, visit Inquirer Varsity. Gretchen Barretto’s daughter Dominique graduates magna cum laude from California college Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew Tim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crown And although the shot looked like it was borne of pure luck, Adamson head coach Franz Pumaren said it wasn‘t so.“I have to give respect to my skills coach because we practice that shot and these players can attest to that,” said Pumaren, who joked that Sarr should treat Manganti for not blocking out Akhuetie underneath.“The play wasn’t really for Papi but we were able to attack. I think Sean at that time was being too generous when he dropped the pass to Papi,” said Pumaren whose team improved to 4-0. “I was telling Papi during our huddle that he should treat Sean because that was his fault for not blocking out Akhuetie.”Manganti’s game-winner not only maintained the Soaring Falcons’ perfect record but it also exorcised the demons from his past game against University of Santo Tomas when he went scoreless in their 79-71 win.“I just tried to be consistent,” said Manganti who led Adamson with 18 points. “The bottom line is we got the win but individually I just want to be consistent.” Allen Durham still determined to help Meralco win 1st PBA title Japeth Aguilar embraces role, gets rewarded with Finals MVP plum “It was a scramble at that point and I was telling myself that I will never quit until the final buzzer sounded,” said Manganti who nailed the Soaring Falcons’ game-winner with just 0.7 seconds left.With 5.7 seconds left on the clock, Manganti got the inbounds pass from near the left elbow then proceeded to drive the lane and hand the ball off to Papi Sarr for a layup.READ: UAAP: Manganti game-winner lifts Adamson past UP UP center Bright Akhuetie, who gave the Maroons a 68-67 lead in the previous possession, blocked Sarr and got his hand on Manganti’s pass.Akhuetie, though, couldn’t get possession and Manganti’s quick wits allowed him to recover the ball fast enough to get a shot up.ADVERTISEMENT Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments But it was Manganti who turned a spark of near defeat into an outburst of magic as the Soaring Falcons stunned University of the Philippines, 69-68, Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre.Manganti with the winner! Ahanmisi with the steal! Adamson pulls off the comeback! 69-68. #UAAPSeason81 pic.twitter.com/C57bF41fsrFEATURED STORIESSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSJapeth Aguilar wins 1st PBA Finals MVP award for GinebraSPORTSGolden State Warriors sign Lee to multiyear contract, bring back Chriss— Bong Lozada (@BLozadaINQ) September 26, 2018 Nadine Lustre’s phone stolen in Brazil Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Will you be the first P16 Billion Powerball jackpot winner from the Philippines?last_img read more

first_imgThe Canadian Press SWAN HILLS, Alta. — A large spill of crude oil and produced water at Cardinal Energy’s facility near Swan Hills is being cleaned up.The Alberta Energy Regulator has few details about Saturday’s spill on its compliance reporting website.It says 320,000 litres of the substances leaked after a problem with pump equipment.- Advertisement -The regulator says no wildlife has been affected.Cardinal Energy could not immediately be reached for comment.The facility where the spill happened is near Swan Hills, Alta., which is about 220 kilometres northwest of Edmonton.Advertisementlast_img read more