ROS spoils Magnolia bid to reclaim lead in PBA Cup

MANILA -- Rain Or Shine handed Magnolia its second straight defeat in the PBA Philippine Cup with a 101-95 win at the Calasiao Sports Complex in Calasiao, Pangasinan on Saturday.The Elasto Painters thought they already shut down the Hotshots by halftime, but they still held on as the Hotshots' late... Read More

CDO, Digos boxers prevail in Mindanao PSC-Pacquiao Cup

KIDAPAWAN CITY -- Young boxers from Cagayan de Oro (CDO) and Digos City won all their respective bouts in Day 1 of the Mindanao Quarter Finals of the PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup at the Kidapawan City Gym on Saturday.Five boxers of CDO prevailed over their separate rivals at the start of the... Read More

Davao Golf Club bares new line-up for PAL Interclub

DAVAO CITY -- The Davao City Golf Club would be fielding a new line-up in this year’s PAL Interclub Men’s Regular golf tournament slated next month in Bacolod City.Only three players from last year’s team are seeing action again. They are Reinz Jordan Yamyamin, Edipolo Caturan and... Read More

Ravena sinks game winner as NLEX edges Meralco

MANILA — Kiefer Ravena drained the game-winning shot as NLEX joined an already jam-packed logjam for fifth place with an 87-85 squeaker against Meralco in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City Friday night.Ravena scored on a turnaround jumper with a second left to make... Read More

Blackwater pulls huge shocker over SMB

MANILA -- Blackwater has complicated the PBA Philippine Cup quarterfinal race in a tough way after upsetting San Miguel, 106-96, at the resumption of the elimination round at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City Friday night.The Elite slowly but surely chipped away the Beermen's early lead and... Read More

PH crushes Oman in Fed Cup

MANILA -- The Philippines demolished Oman, 3-0, in the fifth to eighth play-off semifinal of the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 2 competition at the Bahrain Tennis Federation hard courts Friday.Marian Jade Capadocia clobbered Aisha Suleimani, 6-1, 6-0, in the first singles; Khim Iglupas downed... Read More

PH Olympic Committee to elect new execs

MANILA -- The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will hold an election for the positions of president and chairman, at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club in Mandaluyong City on February 23.A memorandum dated Feb. 8 and signed by POC Secretary General Stephen Hontiveros was sent to the International... Read More

PSC-Pacquiao Cup goes to Kidapawan

DAVAO CITY -- Olmpics boxing medalist Mansueto "Onyok" Velasco and Philippine Sports Commission Commissioner (PSC) Charles Raymond A. Maxey will grace the opening rites of the PSC-Pacquiao Amateur Boxing Cup Mindanao quarterfinals set at 2 p.m. today at the Kidapawan City Gym.Kidapawan City Mayor... Read More

22 countries to join World University Golf Championship in Pampanga

MANILA -- A total of 22 countries, led by defending champion France, will compete in the 17th World University Golf Championship (WUGC) to be held in Pampanga in May.The WUGC, a tournament sanctioned by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), will be held at the world-class Pradera... Read More

Umbal, Ridhwan face off in early open workout

MANILA -- Ringstar Boxing did not wait for April 20 for Jeson Umbal and Muhamad Ridhwan to check out each other's skills.The Singaporean-based promotion opted to bring the Filipino upstart pug and Singapore's newest boxing sensation in one single open workout at the Kerry Sports Gym in Taguig.The... Read More

PH bows to Singapore in Fed Cup

MANILA -- The Philippines bowed to Singapore, 1-2, in their best-of-three tie of the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 2 competition at the Bahrain Tennis Federation hard courts.Anna Clarice Patrimonio lost to Charmaine Shi Yi Seah, in the first singles, 3-6, 7-6 (2), 1-6; Filipino-German Katharina... Read More

Zark's Lyceum burns Mila's, 102-55, in PBA D-League

MANILA -- Zark's-Lyceum shut down Mila's in the final half-hour en route to a 102-55 rout for its fifth straight win in the PBA D-League Aspirants Cup at the Pasig Sports Center in Pasig on Thursday.The cellar-dwelling Mighty Roasters put up a surprise on the red-hot Jawbreakers early into the game... Read More

Soberano sinks game-winning 3 as San Beda subdues San Sebastian

MANILA -- AC Soberano shot the go-ahead basket as San Beda University survived a third quarter blast from San Sebastian to take a 70-67 win in a rematch of their NCAA semifinal battle in the Elite 8 round of the PCCL at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig on Thursday.Soberano made a triple with 37... Read More

HTC shocks La Salle at start of PCCL Elite 8

MANILA -- The Holy Trinity College of General Santos made a statement right at the very start of the Philippine Collegiate Champions League (PCCL) quarterfinals, stunning La Salle, 75-69, at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig on Thursday afternoon.

The Wildcats went on a tear in the final... Read More

PH favored over Singapore in Fed Cup tiff

MANILA -- The Philippines hopes to advance to the next round when it faces Singapore on Thursday in the Fed Cup Asia/Oceania Zone Group 2 tie at the Bahrain Tennis Federation hard courts.The Philippines and Singapore, which both defeated Kyrgyzstan in the Pool B round-robin, will square off at 10... Read More

Balkman scores game-winner as Alab withstands late Mono run

MANILA -- Renaldo Balkman scored the go-ahead basket as Alab Pilipinas held off Mono Vampire, 86-84, in their ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) match-up at the Baliwag Star Arena in Baliwag on Wednesday night.Balkman received a pass from fellow world import Justin Brownlee for the layup against the... Read More

RunRio trilogy finishers honored at special awards night

MANILA-- RunRio paid tribute to the runners who diligently finished the entire RunRio Trilogy during the RunRio Trilogy Awards at the Okada Manila Grand Ballroom on Wednesday night.

Hundreds of runners, who according to RunRio managing partner Andrew Neri comprise of only three percent of all... Read More

Ginebra bludgeons Kia for share of 5th spot

PASAYCITY – Ginebra vented ire on Kia with a 103-77 rout in their PBA Philippine Cup battle at the Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday night.

Four nights after getting stunned by the NLEX Road Warriors to bring them to a complicated situation, the Barangay dealt the Picanto a beating in the... Read More

Phoenix shocks TNT, 74-72

MANILA — It was shades of 2006 all over again for Doug Kramer.

The former Ateneo King Eagle scored a game-winning basket once again, this time for the Phoenix Fuel Masters as they stole the win from the TNT KaTropa, 74-72, in the PBA Philippine Cup at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on... Read More

OPBF champ leaves training camp after missing world title fight

DAVAO CITY – World-rated Carlo “The Ferocious” Magali left his training camp at the Highland Boxing Gym in La Trinidad, Benguet to return home to his family in Talibon, Bohol.Magali (32W-1L-0D, 28 KOs), current Oriental and Pacific Boxing Federation (OPBF) super featherweight... Read More