SMB beats Meralco to enter PBA QF's on winning note

MANILA – San Miguel escaped from a late surge from Meralco for a 113-108 win in their PBA Commissioner's Cup battle on Friday at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig.While the game had no more significance about their chances of making the quarterfinals, the Beermen somehow got a morale-boosting... Read More

PH aerobic gymnastics squad to join Suzuki World Cup in Japan

MANILA – Six aerobic gymnasts led by Southeast Asian (SEA) Games bronze medalist Charmaine Dolar are set to join the Suzuki World Cup 2022 in Japan next week.The Filipinos will be up against the best athletes from Australia, Hungary, Japan, India, Indonesia, Italy, Mongolia, Thailand, and... Read More

Japan beat Spain 2-1 in Group E, Germany eliminated

ANKARA – Japan beat Spain 2-1 in Group E on Thursday but both nations reached the 2022 FIFA World Cup Round of 16.Spain reached the Round of 16 as well by finishing in second spot with four points, while former champions Germany, which placed third with goal difference, were eliminated.Sergio... Read More

Army athletes dominate PH Fleet's charity triathlon

MANILA – Athletes of the Philippine Army (PA) dominated the "Race for our Heroes" triathlon conducted and hosted by the Philippine Fleet Sangley Point, Cavite on November 30."The PA Triathlon Team bagged three team championship awards: Overall Team, Overall AFP-PNP-PCG (Armed Forces of the... Read More

PH athletics team captures 15 medals at Thailand Open

MANILA – The Philippines ended its campaign at the Thailand Open Track and Field Championships with five gold medals, including two from the women's heptathlon and men's 4x400m relay events on Thursday.Sarah Dequinan tallied 5,280 points in the women's heptathlon while the 4x400m relay team of... Read More

Australia defeats Denmark, enters 2022 World Cup playoff

AL WAKRAH–Australia defeated Denmark 1-0 during its group stage match Wednesday, proceeding into the playoff round of the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. The match took place at the Al Janoub Stadium, attended by 41,232 spectators.The only goal was scored at the 60th minute by Mathew Leckie.2022... Read More

Argentina win World Cup group to face Australia in last 16

ANKARA – Argentina beat Poland 2-0 to advance to the Round of 16 in the 2022 FIFA World Cup as the South American football powerhouse won Group C on Wednesday.The Argentine national team were awarded a penalty after Poland’s goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny fouled Lionel Messi, who went up... Read More

PH Fleet charity triathlon for fallen troops attracts 200 runners

MANILA – A total of 200 runners participated in the Philippine Fleet's "Fun Triathlon" held on Wednesday to raise funds for troops who died in the line of duty.Philippine Fleet spokesperson Lt. Giovanni Badidles, in a statement Thursday, said the event was held in partnership with the Armed... Read More

PH athletes bag 3 golds in Thailand Open

MANILA – The Philippines has captured three gold, six silver and one bronze medals in the ongoing Thailand Open Track and Field Championships at the National Athletics Centre in Samkhog district, Pathumthani province.The three gold medals came from John Albert Mantua (shot put), Mariano Masano... Read More

NLEX ousts Meralco from PBA Commissioner's Cup contention

MANILA – NLEX eliminated Meralco from the PBA Commissioner's Cup quarterfinal race with a 92-81 win on Wednesday at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig.The Road Warriors outscored the Bolts, 53-24, in the second half to complete a comeback from an 18-point halftime deficit.Earl Clark exploded for 40... Read More

Sonny vs. Ronaldo in tantalizing individual battle in Qatar

DOHA – When South Korea and Portugal square off in their final group stage match of the ongoing FIFA World Cup on Friday, there will be a battle within a battle: the clash of the two titans between South Korean captain Son Heung-min and his Portuguese counterpart Cristiano Ronaldo.Kickoff for... Read More

Zoleta banners PH team in Indonesia soft tennis tourney

MANILA – Southeast Asian (SEA) Games gold medalist Noelle Nikki Camille Zoleta will lead the Philippine campaign at the 6th Indonesia Soft Tennis Championships, which will kick off at the Club Exsecutif Persada in Jakarta, Indonesia on Thursday.Noelle Nikki Camille and elder sister, Noelle... Read More

Solon lauds AFAD for educating public on gun ownership

MANILA – The Association of Firearms and Ammunitions Dealers of the Philippines, Inc. (AFAD) held the 28th Defense and Sporting Arms Show at the SM Megamall Trade Hall in Mandaluyong City on November 24-28.Senate Committee on Peace and Order chairman Ronald “Bato” dela Rosa was the... Read More

Iranian fans celebrate World Cup defeat against US

TEHRAN, Iran – Opponents of the Iranian regime took to the streets to show their joy after Iran lost to the US on Tuesday in the World Cup in Qatar.Images circulating on social media show groups across Iran taking to the streets and celebrating the defeat by chanting slogans and setting off... Read More

CSB, Letran set NCAA Finals clash

MANILA – The College of St. Benilde (CSB) and Letran will face off in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Finals after they won their semifinal games at the FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on Tuesday.The CSB Blazers booked the first seat in the best-of-three finals after... Read More

House OKs bill on Brownlee's PH citizenship on final reading

MANILA – The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved on third and final reading a measure seeking to grant Filipino citizenship to Barangay Ginebra resident import Justin Brownlee.With 274 affirmative votes, no negative vote, and one abstention, the chamber passed House Bill 6224 to allow... Read More

Tough grind awaits Zamboanga, Nueva Ecija in MPBL Finals

MANILA – Zamboanga and Nueva Ecija will be in for a wild ride as they face off in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Finals beginning on Friday night at the Nueva Ecija Coliseum in Palayan City.Coaches Vic Icasiano and Jerson Cabiltes said in the pre-finals press conference... Read More

Future looks bright for Soyum: POC chief

MANILA – Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham Tolentino sees a bright future for Ronel Suyom whom he thinks as a potential “next big thing” of Philippine boxing.Suyom settled for the silver medal after losing to India’s Vishvanath Suresh in the minimumweight... Read More

University of Perpetual spikers gear up for NCAA

MANILA – University of Perpetual Help System DALTA has started preparing for its title defense in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) volleyball tournament next year."The players have returned to training. They practice everyday from 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the school gym,"... Read More

PH Army wrestlers dominate National Wrestling Open

MANILA – The Philippine Army's wrestling team dominated the National Wrestling Open, earning medal finishes, including gold in several events.Army spokesperson Col. Xerxes Trinidad said Army wrestlers bested other athletes from the Philippine Navy, Philippine Air Force, as well as professional... Read More