Sports

Ex-Davao player joins Stallion Laguna

Ex-Davao player joins Stallion Laguna

January 30, 2019, 2:26 pm

MANILA — Patrick Deyto, arguably the most prized goalkeeper in free agency right now, will find himself with Stallion Laguna ahead of the club's stint in the upcoming season. Head Coach Ernie Nierras confirmed to the Philippine News Agency that Deyto, who previously played for Davao Aguilas last… Read More

San Beda reclaims NCAA men's football title

San Beda reclaims NCAA men's football title

January 29, 2019, 8:06 pm

CARMONA -- San Beda reclaimed the National Collegiate Athletic Association men's football title after beating Arellano, 1-0, in the championship game at the PFF National Training Centre on Tuesday. Jessie Semblante's lone goal was the difference as the Red Lions scored their 11th championship in… Read More

PH bags 45 medals at 2019 Asia Sudoku Championship

PH bags 45 medals at 2019 Asia Sudoku Championship

January 29, 2019, 12:17 pm

MANILA -- The Philippines won 45 medals to place third overall as China topped the 2019 Asia Sudoku Championship (ASC) held in Clark, Pampanga from January 25 to 28. A total of 121 contestants from six countries joined the sudoku competition, including 29-year-old Kota Morinishi from Japan, the… Read More

Bataan seals Top 4 berth with win at Biñan; Makati zooms to 2nd

Bataan seals Top 4 berth with win at Biñan; Makati zooms to 2nd

January 29, 2019, 7:40 am

MANILA -- The Bataan Risers survived a gritty Biñan Heroes squad and prevailed, 77-70, in a pivotal MPBL Datu Cup game at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan, Laguna on Monday night. The league-leading Risers blew a 15-point lead when the Heroes came alive defensively in the second half, but the… Read More

POC, PSI agree to resolve tryout for PH swimming team

POC, PSI agree to resolve tryout for PH swimming team

January 28, 2019, 5:37 pm

MANILA -- Philippine Olympic Committee president Ricky Vargas and Philippine Swimming Institute (PSI) president Lani Velasco agreed to thresh out issues involving tryouts for the national swimming team that will compete in the Southeast Asian Games to be hosted by the Philippines in November this… Read More

Belingon-Fernandes 3 set for One: A New Era

Belingon-Fernandes 3 set for One: A New Era

January 28, 2019, 4:52 pm

MANILA — A fourth world title fight was announced for the first fight card of One Championship in Tokyo. No less than One's CEO, Chatri Sityodtong, announced on Sunday that Kevin Belingon will make his first defense of the One bantamweight title right against the same guy who he took the belt… Read More

Castro named Player of the Week

Castro named Player of the Week

January 28, 2019, 4:40 pm

MANILA — Jayson Castro showed that he can still lead the way for TNT as he took home the Cignal-PBA Press Corps Player of the Week award. Bouncing back from a sluggish start on Wednesday night, Castro came alive in crunch time, delivering a crucial assist that led to an RR Pogoy trey and two… Read More

Rosario returns to lift TNT past San Miguel; NLEX scores 1st win

Rosario returns to lift TNT past San Miguel; NLEX scores 1st win

January 28, 2019, 8:10 am

MANILA -- Putting on a face mask hardly mattered for Troy Rosario as he led the TNT Katropa to a 104-93 victory over the San Miguel Beermen in his comeback game in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night. Rosario, making his season debut after he was… Read More

Alab stays unbeaten at home with rout of Eastern

Alab stays unbeaten at home with rout of Eastern

January 28, 2019, 8:09 am

MANILA — Alab Pilipinas reasserted its mastery over the Eastern Sports Club with an 88-76 win in their ASEAN Basketball League clash at the Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Sports Complex here Sunday night. Alab broke away from the Long Lions in the third quarter, outscoring them, 26-14, in that period… Read More

'Assassin' Gaballo to fight Japanese boxer in Manila

'Assassin' Gaballo to fight Japanese boxer in Manila

January 27, 2019, 5:47 pm

DAVAO CITY -- Undefeated Reymart “Assassin” Gaballo of Gen. Santos City will fight Yuya “The Problem” Nakamura of Osaka, Japan on February 9 in Manila. Gaballo, 22, last scored a first round technical knockout (TKO) against Julias Kisarawe last September 30 at the SM City North Edsa… Read More

Filipino tennis player improves world junior ranking

Filipino tennis player improves world junior ranking

January 27, 2019, 4:12 pm

MANILA -- Filipino tennis player Alexandra Eala has improved her International Tennis Federation (ITF) Junior ranking from No. 218 to No. 152 after bagging two runner-up honors in India. Eala defeated Kazakhstan’s Anastasia Astakhova, 6-2, 6-7(3), 6-1 in the semifinals but lost to Thailand’s… Read More

Official explains One's judging rules after Eustaquio’s loss

Official explains One's judging rules after Eustaquio’s loss

January 27, 2019, 3:01 pm

MANILA — One Championship chief executive officer Chatri Sityodtong reiterated how judging in the said promotion goes as discussions continue to date about the outcome of the third showdown between Geje Eustaquio and Adriano Moraes. "It is important to highlight that the judging criteria in One… Read More

Ateneo ousts San Beda, sets up PCCL final vs UV

Ateneo ousts San Beda, sets up PCCL final vs UV

January 26, 2019, 7:16 pm

MANILA -- Ateneo clinched the last seat in the Philippine Collegiate Champions League final after beating San Beda, 62-56, in the rubber match of their Philippine Collegiate Champions League semifinal series at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig on Saturday. Ange Kouame and Thirdy Ravena saved the… Read More

Moraes reclaims One flyweight belt from Eustaquio

Moraes reclaims One flyweight belt from Eustaquio

January 26, 2019, 1:29 pm

MANILA -- Adriano Moraes stunned the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Friday night when he took the flyweight belt back from Geje Eustaquio in the main event of One: Hero's Ascent. Despite the jampacked crowed rooting for Eustaquio, the Brazilian fighter proved that the championship belt belongs to… Read More

 Parks-less Alab pummels Malaysia

Parks-less Alab pummels Malaysia

January 26, 2019, 9:34 am

MANILA -- Alab Pilipinas missed the presence of Ray-Ray Parks, but it hardly mattered at all as the squad blasted Malaysia, 85-47, in their ASEAN Basketball League battle at the Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Sports Complex Friday night. Alab shut the Dragons down in the second quarter, limiting them to… Read More

Odom in PH to join Mighty Sports

Odom in PH to join Mighty Sports

January 25, 2019, 6:39 pm

MANILA -- National Basketball Association legend Lamar Odom is in the Philippines to join Mighty Sports in the Dubai International Basketball Tournament starting February 1. "I'm happy to be here in Manila," Odom said during a press conference at the Solaire Theater Cafe in Parañaque on Friday.… Read More

Thirdy Ravena joins Gilas practice

Thirdy Ravena joins Gilas practice

January 24, 2019, 9:45 pm

MANILA -- Fresh from a late call-up, Thirdy Ravena quickly made his way to the practice of Gilas Pilipinas for the sixth window of the FIBA World Cup Qualifiers. The Ateneo King Eagle, who was recently named the lone Gilas Cadet called up to the erstwhile all-Elite training pool, went to the… Read More

Pacquiao’s win inspires boxers seeking title defense

Pacquiao’s win inspires boxers seeking title defense

January 24, 2019, 9:04 pm

MANILA – The latest success of world champion Manny Pacquiao over Adrien Broner in their “Return to Vegas” title fight last Sunday provides inspiration to Filipino boxers to train longer, work harder, and fight better to achieve their dreams of bringing honor to the country. World Boxing… Read More

7's Football League launches 3rd season

7's Football League launches 3rd season

January 24, 2019, 8:54 pm

MANILA -- An expanded field will vie for the crown in the third season of the 7's Football League. Three new clubs, highlighted by the return to existence of Bohemian Sports Club, will join eight holdovers from last year in trying to thwart Super Eagles from capturing a third straight title.… Read More

TNC eliminated from Chongqing Major

TNC eliminated from Chongqing Major

January 24, 2019, 7:53 am

MANILA — Team Liquid ended TNC Predator's dramatic yet gallant run in the Chongqing Major after completing a 2-0 sweep of their Lower Bracket Round 2 meeting Wednesday night. Carlo Palad, who was banned from participating prior to the DOTA 2 tournament due to racist remarks, was dearly missed,… Read More