RJR Sportsman and Sportswoman of the Year

first_imgShericka Jackson – AthleticsFor her achievement in claiming the bronze medal in the 400 metres at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, running a personal best 49.99 seconds. Jackson ran a personal best in all three rounds of the competition. The 21-year-old Jackson also ran the second leg of the winning 4×400 metres women’s relay at the Championships, opening an almost two-second gap on her United States competition.Sherone Simpson – AthleticsFor her achievement in winning the gold medal in the 100 metres at the XVII Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada. Simpson ran a season best 10.95 seconds to take victory in the event, her fastest time in seven years. Simpson also won a gold medal in the 4×100 metres relay at the IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China, running as an alternate in the semi-final; and a silver medal in the 4×100 metres relay at the Pan American Games, again running in only the semi-final.Rasheed Dwyer – AthleticsFor his achievement in claiming the silver medal in the 200 metres at the XVII Pan American Games in Toronto, Canada. In the process, Dwyer smashed Don Quarrie’s 44-year-old 200 metres Games Record (19.86), setting a new mark of 19.80 seconds in the semi-finals. Dwyer was also part of the gold-medal-winning 4×100 metres Jamaica relay team at the IAAF World Relays in The Bahamas and was a member of the 4×100 metres relay team, which won the IAAF World Championship (running in the semi-final only).last_img read more

Alapag livid over ‘really bad call’ but won’t blame refs for Alab loss

first_imgREAD: ABL: Slingers’ Alexander insists no travel in crucial playAlapag, though, said the technical foul and missed travel call weren’t just the factors that cost them the win and sent them to a 3-4 card.“Singapore just came out and played a better game than we did,” said Alapag, whose team scored just 16 points in the fourth period. “They’re a quality team, it’s no secret why they’ve been to the finals the last two years.”ADVERTISEMENT READ: Alab Pilipinas falls to Singapore at homeAlexander, hearing no whistle blown, went for a mid-range jumper with 2:02 left in the game, barely beating the shot clock, which gave the Slingers an 84-76 lead.FEATURED STORIESSPORTSTim Cone, Ginebra set their sights on elusive All-Filipino crownSPORTSGinebra beats Meralco again to capture PBA Governors’ Cup titleSPORTSAfter winning title, time for LA Tenorio to give back to Batangas folk“I’ll never blame the referees for a loss, but that was a bad call, a really bad call,” said Alapag Wednesday at Filoil Flying V Centre. “You know, the game was still in balance it was a six-point game, two minutes left and you made that call?”“They even told me afterward it was our fault, but it was our fault we were down 10 because you gave me a technical and you count a shot that shouldn’t have counted.” Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Next Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals View comments OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson Alab head coach Jimmy Alapag. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netAlab Pilipinas head coach Jimmy Alapag made it known that he wasn’t happy with the technical foul he got against Singapore in the ASEAN Basketball League but he insisted it wasn’t the call that cost them the match.Alapag got called with the infraction with 1:52 left in the game after contesting a supposed non-call on Xavier Alexander’s travel a few seconds earlier.ADVERTISEMENT OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson MOST READ Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours 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 ABL: Slingers’ Alexander insists no travel in crucial play Judy Ann’s 1st project for 2020 is giving her a ‘stomachache’ LATEST STORIES Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defenselast_img read more