Sports

Filipina wins silver in SoKor Asia Archery Challenge

MANILA – Gabrielle Monica Bidaure bagged the silver medal in the women's recurve event at the World Archery Asia (WAA) Joint Training and Asia Archery Challenge in South Korea on Nov. 11.Nam Su Hyun Nam of Korea won the gold medal while compatriot Park Eun So settled for the bronze medal in... Read More

England beats Pakistan to clinch T20 Cricket World Cup

ANKARA – A phenomenal England defeated Pakistan in a low-scoring final of the Twenty20 Cricket World Cup at Melbourne Cricket Ground to clinch the title for the second time on Sunday.The redshirts chased down a below-average target of 138 runs in 19 overs, thanks to an injury to Pakistan's top... Read More

Pencak silat's Padios wins in PSC Women's Martial Arts Festival

MANILA – Southeast Asian Games champion Mary Francine Padios delivered the first gold medal in the 8th Women’s Martial Arts Festival at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum on Sunday.The 19-year-old Padios topped the Seni Tunggal (artistic solo) category with 9.587 points in pencak silat, one of... Read More

University of Perpetual spikers notch 4th win in V-League

MANILA – University of Perpetual Help outclassed San Sebastian College, 25-17, 25-17, 25-19, to boost its bid of claiming the top spot in Pool B of the V-League Men’s Collegiate Challenge at the Paco Arena in Manila on Sunday.Skipper Louie Ramirez scored 11 spikes and three blocks and... Read More

3 swimmers bag 3 golds each in Grand Reunion tourney

MANILA – Three swimmers flashed their awesome performance on Sunday, fishing out three gold medals each in the Grand Reunion Swim Challenge Championships at the Teofilo Ildefonso pool at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.Paulene Beatrice Obebe, a member of the Aqua Sprint Swim Club (ASSC),... Read More

Siargao surfers rule Dinagat Islands tourney

BUTUAN CITY – Professional surfers from Gen. Luna, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte displayed their winning forms after dominating the 1st Mayor Dondon Longos Harok sa Tagbi Open Surfing Competition in Cagdianao, Dinagat Islands from Nov. 10 to 13.Piso Alcala bagged the men’s shortboard... Read More

Kaya Iloilo beats United Clark in homecoming

MANILA – Kaya Iloilo had a successful homecoming on Saturday with a 2-1 win against United Clark at the place it calls home, the Iloilo Sports Complex in Iloilo City.Jarvey Gayoso hit the winner in the 78th minute even as Kaya Iloilo made up for a costly blunder just before halftime that could... Read More

PSC calls Women's Martial Arts Festival 'significant moment'

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) sees the opening of the eighth Women's Martial Arts Festival as a breakthrough as the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex here has been reopened for face-to-face combat sports competition amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.The complex's two... Read More

Edangga enters Palawan Pawnshop tennis tourney quarterfinals

MANILA - University of the East (UE) players Jarell Edangga and Stephen Zion Guia beat their respective rivals Saturday to lead the men’s singles quarterfinals of the Palawan Pawnshop National Collegiate Tennis Championships at the Philippine Columbian Association in Paco, Manila.The... Read More

Swimmer Diamante pockets three gold medals

MANILA – Nicola Queen Diamante came up with another sterling performance on Saturday and bagged three gold medals in the SMP Grand Reunion Swim Challenge Championships at the Teofilo Ildefonso pool inside the historic Rizal Memorial Sports Complex.Diamante, a member of the RSS Dolphins Swim... Read More

Myles Powell sizzles in return for Bay Area; Meralco wins anew

MANILA – Myles Powell returned with a vengeance on Friday after dropping 50 points for Bay Area in a 120-87 rout against Rain or Shine in the PBA Commissioner's Cup at the Ynares Center in Antipolo.Powell nearly matched the Elasto Painters' output throughout the first three quarters as he did... Read More

UST spikers advance to V-League quarterfinal round

MANILA - University of Santo Tomas rallied past Adamson University, 25-13, 27-25, 22-25, 25-19, to notch its third win in Pool A of the 2022 V-League Men's Collegiate Challenge at the Paco Arena Sports and Events Center here on Friday.Outside hitter Josh Ybañez had 14 attacks and two aces as... Read More

PSC launches probe on John Amores incident

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has launched an inquiry to the now controversial brawl that took place between Jose Rizal University's (JRU) John Amores and some College of St. Benilde (CSB) players.In an announcement on Friday, the PSC formed a fact-finding committee through a... Read More

Agusan Norte fighter to compete in Spain's Youth Boxing Cup

BUTUAN CITY – Seventeen-year-old Ronel Suyom of Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte, is among the four young boxers from the country who will compete in the upcoming Youth World Boxing Championship in La Nucia, Spain.The competition, slated from Nov. 14 to 26, will be participated in by young boxers... Read More

Nepomuceno wins at Asian Senior Bowling Championships

MANILA - Six-time world champion Rafael "Paeng" Nepomuceno of the Philippines captured the gold medal in the men's singles 65 and above category in the 16th Asian Senior Bowling Championships at the Sunway Megalanes in Petaling Jaya City, Malaysia on Thursday night.Nepomuceno scored 1264 pinfalls to... Read More

Gilas drubs Jordan in FIBA World Cup Qualifiers

MANILA – Gilas Pilipinas banked on a solid second half to shut down Jordan, 74-66, handing the host their first home loss since 2018 as the campaign in the fifth window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers began early Friday (Philippine Time) at the Prince Hamza Hall in Amman.Down 37-41 at... Read More

Philracom to hold 5 charity races for SEAG-bound athletes

MANILA – The Philippine Racing Commission (Philracom) will host five charity races for the benefit of the Southeast Asian Games-bound athletes at the Metro Manila Turf Club Inc. in Malvar, Batangas on Nov. 13.Philracom chairman Aurelio “Reli” De Leon has approved the charity races... Read More

Gonzales, Rungkat lose quarterfinal match in Japan tourney

MANILA – Fourth seeds Ruben Gonzales of the Philippines and Christopher Rungkat of Indonesia lost to Toshihide Matsui and Kaito Uesugi of Japan, 6-7 (3), 3-6, in the quarterfinal round of the Unicharm Trophy Ehime International Open in Matsuyama, Japan on Thursday.Matsui and Uesugi will face... Read More

Pilipinas Sambo to hold more tourneys to find new talents

MANILA – The Pilipinas Sambo Federation, Inc. (PSFI) will have a busy schedule next year with a number of tournaments lined up to promote the sport, a Russian martial art played similar in many ways to judo and jujutsu.Aside from the National Sambo Open, the PSFI will stage the Mayor's Cup... Read More

Myles Powell rejoins PBA’s guest team Bay Area

MANILA – Myles Powell will be making a return to Bay Area as the PBA Commissioner's Cup guest team has decided to stick with him for the remainder of its campaign.The league confirmed on Thursday that the six-foot-two guard will be the club's import the rest of the way, starting with a Friday... Read More