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Love breaks discus record at Penn Relays

first_imgPHILADELPHIA, Pennsylvania:Excelsior High’s Shanice Love fought off cool and rainy conditions on the opening day of the 2016 Penn Relays to break her own national junior record and the meet mark in the girls’ discus throw.The ISSA-GraceKennedy Boys and Girls’ Championships Class One and Carifta Under 20 champion threw the discus 54.72 metres to erase the old meet record of 54.29 metres set by former Holmwood Technical thrower Gleneive Grange in 2013. Love’s throw also broke the national junior mark of 54.66m she set at the MVP track meet two weeks ago. Hydel High’s Devia Brown was third in the event with a throw of 48.34m.Love, who will move to Florida State University in September, was very excited with her throw.”I am feeling great right now and despite the fact that my sequence not that good, I used my last throw to go for it no matter what happened, win or lose,” she said.St Jago High’s Tissana Hickling also mined gold. She won the girls’ long jump with a best of 5.86 metres. Edwin Allen’s Annia Ashley was fifth with 5.46m.DIFFICULT TIMEHickling’s teammate, Jodyann Petrie, was second in the triple jump after a best of 11.97m while Samara Spencer of Hydel was fifth with 11.86m.It was clear from the first track event, the girls’ 400m hurdles, that the Jamaican athletes were going to have a difficult time in performing at their best at a cold Franklin Field stadium. Shannon Kalawan of Edwin Allen was second in the event to Anna Cockrell of Providence High, North Carolina. After a neck-and-neck battle to the penultimate hurdle, the American found extra to pull away for to in 57.38 seconds. Kallawan was second in 58.80.There was mixed fortune for the Jamaican high schools in the relays.Defending champions Holmwood and Edwin Allen were the only two schools to qualify for today’s 4x800m final following preliminary round action yesterday. Holmwood finished second in 9:15.15 behind Pennwood out of Philadelphia in 9:12.07. Edwin Allen were third in 9:12.65. Vere Technical, who won their heat in a pedestrian 9:19.89, and Spalding High did not advance.Five Jamaican schools are in the Championships of America 4x100m final set for 1:25 p.m. (Ja time) today. Holmwood have the fastest time, after winning their heat in 45.64.FAVOURITESDefending champions Edwin Allen are the next best with 45.79, while Excelsior (46.55), St Catherine High (47.08), and first time qualifiers Green Island (47.18) the other Jamaican teams in the final. One of the prerace favourites, St Jago High, had a major mishap on the first exchange between Kimone Shaw and Shaniel English and they failed to finish.There was also a big scare for favourites St. Elizabeth Technical in the girls’ 4×400 metres. They found themselves in early trouble, and anchor leg runner Junelle Bromfield, who got the baton in third place, kept her position and crossed the line in 3:50.19. They were the seventh fastest qualifiers for today’s final. Holmwood are the fastest qualifiers after winning their section in 3:46.58. Edwin Allen (3:48.07) are the other Jamaican team in the final.last_img read more

SBP starts hosting preps by observing in 2019 Fiba World Cup in China

first_imgMOST READ Carlo Biado rules world 9-ball OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ’a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Redemption is sweet for Ginebra, Scottie Thompson “We also want to form a team to learn what’s happening in China,” said SBP president Al Panlilio. ”We want send a team there to learn from the good things and mistakes they’re doing that we can apply to us here.”The 2019 event in China will see the games spread out into eight cities, with the oriental power laying the groundwork on the staging of the global basketball exposition under Fiba’s new calendar format.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 folkThe joint bid of the three Asian countries promised the Fiba Central Board a bigger and grander edition in 2023.And this early, Panlilio wants to show the international basketball federation that the Philippines-led proposal will walk the walk. 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 Meralco ‘never the same’ after Almazan injury in PBA Finals Brian Heruela arrival bolsters Phoenix backcourt, defense LATEST STORIES “We celebrated a little bit after winning the bid, but the first thing that we had in mind was work has to start right away,” he said.The country will host the Fiba World Cup for the first time since 1978, with majority of the big games being held in Smart Araneta Coliseum and Mall of Asia Arena.The other half of the group stages will be distributed between Okinawa, Japan and Jakarta, Indonesia, while the final phase of the tourney will be hosted at Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan.Despite the enormous preparation the 2023 staging entails, Panlilio is confident that the Philippines’ joint hosting will shatter Fiba attendance records and live up to its promise to the Central Board.“The highest record of attendance for a Fiba game is 35,000. Meralco and Ginebra went for 54,000, so we believe we can surpass that in the final game if the final game at Philippine Arena is United States versus Gilas. But imagine us in the Finals at the Philippine Arena.”ADVERTISEMENT Lights inside SMX hall flicker as Duterte rants vs Ayala, Pangilinan anew View comments Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. Jiro Manio arrested for stabbing man in Marikina Scottie Thompson also worthy of Finals MVP, thinks Cone OSG plea to revoke ABS-CBN franchise ‘a duplicitous move’ – Lacson Steam emission over Taal’s main crater ‘steady’ for past 24 hours (FROM L-R) SBP Executives: Vice chair Robbie Puno, president Al Panlilio, Foreign affairs secretary Alan Peter Cayetano, chairman emeritus Manny V. Pangilinan, and Gilas head coach Chot Reyes. Photo by Tristan Tamayo/INQUIRER.netTasked to host a once-in-a-lifetime basketball extravaganza in six years’ time, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is buckling down to work early as it will send a team to China to observe the 2019 Fiba World Cup preparations.That is the first step for the Philippines for its joint hosting of the 2023 Fiba World Cup together with Japan and Indonesia.ADVERTISEMENT Sports Related Videospowered by AdSparcRead Nextlast_img read more