Japan, Kazakhstan take wins in AVC classification

first_imgAlbay to send off disaster response team to Batangas 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano 787 earthquakes recorded in 24 hours due to restive Taal Volcano End of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legend Japan technically owns a 3-0 win-loss record but with Australia getting eliminated from the tournament the win over the Aussies won’t be counted in the classification rounds.Chinese-Taipei slipped to 1-1.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSEnd of his agony? SC rules in favor of Espinosa, orders promoter heirs to pay boxing legendSPORTSRedemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie ThompsonSPORTSMayweather beats Pacquiao, Canelo for ‘Fighter of the Decade’The Kazakhs had a slight slip-up in their game against Vietnam but prevailed in four sets, 21-25, 25-23, 25-22, 25-20, and improved to a 2-0 record in the classification stage.Vietnam is at 0-2 in the classification stage. Marcosian mode: Duterte threatens to arrest water execs ‘one night’ PHOTO from asianvolleyball.netBIÑAN, Laguna—Japan and Kazakhstan netted early wins in the classification stages of the AVC Asian Senior Women’s Volleyball Championship Sunday, gaining a head start for a better seeding in the quarterfinals.The Japanese swept Chinese-Taipei 25-19, 25-16, 25-20, to improve their record to 2-0 as the “carry-over” effect applies to the tournament.ADVERTISEMENT Resurgent Federer advances to Montreal final 2 nabbed in Bicol drug stings The classification stage will be used to determine the eight teams’ seeding come the quarterfinals.Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextcenter_img Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks PLAY LIST 01:40Filipinos turn Taal Volcano ash, plastic trash into bricks01:32Taal Volcano watch: Island fissures steaming, lake water receding02:14Carpio 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 respite Vilma Santos, Luis Manzano warn public of fake account posing as her View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Teen gunned down in Masbate MOST READ Ai-Ai delas Alas on Jiro Manio: ‘Sana pinahalagahan niya ang naitulong ko’ LATEST STORIESlast_img read more

Transfer rumours and paper review – Tuesday, April 28

first_imgHere’s the top transfer-related stories in Tuesday’s newspapers…Real Madrid could offer Gareth Bale to Chelsea in a straight swap deal for Eden Hazard. The Spanish giants have already been in touch with the Blues about the Belgian star. (The Sun)Manchester City are set to launch a £30million bid for Jack Wilshere. Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger issued a ‘hands-off’ blast last month after it emerged the midfielder was on City’s summer wish-list but they are set to press ahead with a move for the England ace. (Daily Mirror)Arsenal are planning a £24 million move for Barcelona winger Pedro. The Spaniard is set to leave the Nou Camp and Arsenal are first in the queue, although Manchester United, Liverpool and Inter Milan are all also keen. (Daily Express)Lukas Podolski wants to return to Arsenal when his loan deal ends in the summer. Podolski has been on loan at Inter Milan since January, but is failing to produce his best form, and is still without a goal in his 13 appearances for the Italian club. (Daily Mail)Aston Villa are showing interest in Chelsea striker Patrick Bamford. The 21-year-old has impressed on loan at Middlesbrough this season, where he has scored 19 goals. Crystal Palace, Everton and Southampton are also monitoring his progress. (Daily Mail)Robin van Persie has given Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal a boost by revealing he wishes to stay at Old Trafford beyond the summer. (Daily Mail)Porto have made a late attempt to beat Chelsea to Brazilian sensation Nathan – but the Blues are confident of completing a £4.5million for the 19-year-old. (Daily Mail)Everton and Stoke City are battling several Bundesliga clubs in the race to sign Bayern Munich’s Mitchell Weiser on a free transfer. (Daily Mirror)James McCarthy has committed his future to Everton by insisting he is going nowhere in the summer. The midfielder has been linked with Tottenham and their bitter North London rivals Arsenal this season. (Daily Mirror)West Ham are monitoring Bournemouth striker Callum Wilson. The Cherries marksman has hit 23 goals to spearhead the south coast club’s chase for promotion to the Premier League. (Daily Mirror)Manchester United reject Bebe is being lined up for a shock return to English football with Reading. (Daily Mirror)And here’s the latest talkSPORT.com headlines…German flyers set to rival Tottenham for star centre-backReports – Inter Milan steal a march on Chelsea and Arsenal in race for Serie A starletReports – Fenerbahce set sights on Tottenham and Liverpool targetMan United striker Javier Hernandez on future: ‘Only God knows’Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini: Lukas Podolski wants Arsenal returnTottenham transfer rumours: Is the ‘next Franck Ribery’ on his way to White Hart Lane?last_img read more