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EAC downs Letran to boost semis bid in NCAA basketball

EAC downs Letran to boost semis bid in NCAA basketball

November 3 2023, 5:20 pm

MANILA – The Emilio Aguinaldo College defeated Letran, 82-69, to boost its semifinal bid in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99 men's basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan on Friday. JP Maguliano scored 20 points and nine rebounds while Nat Cosejo… Read More

Tunisian tennis star donates part of prize money to Palestinians

Tunisian tennis star donates part of prize money to Palestinians

November 3 2023, 11:17 am

ISTANBUL – Tunisian tennis player Ons Jabeur burst into tears as she donated a part of her Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) Finals prize money to Palestinians. Jabeur made a heartfelt speech to the crowd following her straight-set championship win over Marketa Vondrousova at the season-ending… Read More

Siargao local wins back-to-back int’l  surfing tourney crowns

Siargao local wins back-to-back int’l surfing tourney crowns

November 2 2023, 5:42 pm

BUTUAN CITY – It’s a back-to-back win for John Mark Tokong of Siargao Island after capturing the championship crown of Men’s Category of the 27th Siargao International Surfing Cup on the final day of the competition on Wednesday afternoon at the Cloud 9 Surfing Site in General Luna, Siargao… Read More

Robles gears up for Asian Archery Championships

Robles gears up for Asian Archery Championships

November 2 2023, 3:17 pm

MANILA – After winning the bronze medal at the Indoor World Series (IWS) Stage 1 Lausanne, Switzerland last Sunday, Andrea Lucia Robles is setting her sights on the 23rd Asian Archery Championships. The Asian Championships, which serves as a qualifier for the 2024 Paris Olympics, will take place… Read More

Visayas, Mindanao top players to join Ozamiz City chess festival

Visayas, Mindanao top players to join Ozamiz City chess festival

November 2 2023, 1:54 pm

MANILA – The best players from Visayas and Mindanao will see action in the first Governor Henry Oaminal 7-in-1 Chess Festival from Nov. 10-12 at the Ozamiz City Auditorium in Misamis Occidental as part of the province's 94th founding anniversary celebration. "This is the first time that the… Read More

Chiba repeats over TNT in EASL action

Chiba repeats over TNT in EASL action

November 2 2023, 8:00 am

STA. ROSA, Laguna – Chiba spoiled TNT's East Asia Super League home debut with a 75-66 win in a rare live basketball game on Wednesday night at the City of Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Sports Complex. In the repeat of their first meeting in Japan, the Jets clobbered the Tropang Giga early on and led… Read More

Israel's EURO 2024 qualifying matches to be played in Hungary: UEFA

Israel's EURO 2024 qualifying matches to be played in Hungary: UEFA

November 1 2023, 7:22 pm

ANKARA – The two matches of Israel in the upcoming EURO 2024 qualifiers will be played in Hungary, the UEFA announced on Tuesday. "Following the decision of the UEFA Executive Committee that no UEFA competition matches shall be played in Israel until further notice due to the current security… Read More

Philadelphia 76ers trade James Harden to Los Angeles Clippers

Philadelphia 76ers trade James Harden to Los Angeles Clippers

November 1 2023, 2:25 pm

ISTANBUL – The Philadelphia 76ers have agreed to trade James Harden to the Los Angeles Clippers, NBA insider Adrian Wojnarowski confirmed Tuesday. "The Sixers are acquiring Marcus Morris, Nic Batum, Robert Covington, KJ Martin, multiple draft picks and a pick swap for James Harden, PJ Tucker,… Read More

Lionel Messi wins 2023 Men's Ballon d'Or

Lionel Messi wins 2023 Men's Ballon d'Or

October 31 2023, 2:20 pm

ANKARA – Inter Miami's Argentine superstar Lionel Messi was announced the winner of the 2023 Men's Ballon d'Or award at a ceremony in Paris on Monday, marking a record eighth win. Barcelona's Spanish midfielder Aitana Bonmati won the 2023 Women's Ballon d'Or award. Aston Villa's Argentine… Read More

Taekwondo's Venerable wins PH's third gold medal in World Combat Games

Taekwondo's Venerable wins PH's third gold medal in World Combat Games

October 31 2023, 7:00 am

MANILA – The Philippines ended its campaign at the World Combat Games with three gold medals, the last one coming from taekwondo's Darius Venerable in the men's individual poomsae competition at the King Saud University Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Sunday night. Venerable tallied 9.280… Read More

NU badminton coach Llanes optimistic on women's team campaign in UAAP

NU badminton coach Llanes optimistic on women's team campaign in UAAP

October 30 2023, 6:13 pm

MANILA – National University badminton head coach Jaime Llanes is optimistic that the women's team can perform better in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86. Last Sunday, NU survived Season 85 runner-up University of the Philippines, 3-2, at the Centro… Read More

'Boss Emong' rules Philracom-PCSO Silver Cup anew

'Boss Emong' rules Philracom-PCSO Silver Cup anew

October 30 2023, 5:17 pm

MANILA – Multi-titled Boss Emong won the Philippine Racing Commission (Philracom)-Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) Silver Cup for the second time at the Metro Manila Turf Club in Malvar, Batangas on Sunday. The Kennedy Morales Stable's flag-bearer and 2022 Horse of the Year became… Read More

PH muay thai bags 2nd gold at 2023 World Combat Games

PH muay thai bags 2nd gold at 2023 World Combat Games

October 29 2023, 12:16 pm

MANILA – Rhichien Yosorez and Kylie Mallari ruled the mixed Mai Muay event to give the Philippines another gold medal in the 2023 World Combat Games at the King Saud University Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Saturday night (Friday morning in Manila). Yosorez and Mallari tallied 9.20 points to… Read More

PH bag 5 more chess golds for best 9th spot in Asian Para Games

PH bag 5 more chess golds for best 9th spot in Asian Para Games

October 29 2023, 8:26 am

HANGZHOU –The Philippine para chessers struck a gold mine Saturday, capturing five out of a possible six in the rapid event to cap the country’s campaign on a victorious note for an all-time high of ninth in the overall medal standings on the last day of the 4th Hangzhou Asian Para Games here.… Read More

Long jumper Ubas wins in Cel Logistics weekly relay series finals

Long jumper Ubas wins in Cel Logistics weekly relay series finals

October 28 2023, 6:39 pm

MANILA – Southeast Asian (SEA) Games long jump champion Janry Ubas lived up to expectations and claimed victory in the 2023 Cel Logistics, Inc. Weekly Relay Series Finals at the Philsports track and field stadium in Pasig City on Saturday. The 29-year-old jumper registered 7.75 meters to prevail… Read More

Army kickboxers pocket 4 gold medals in ROTC Games

Army kickboxers pocket 4 gold medals in ROTC Games

October 27 2023, 7:18 pm

MANILA – Philippine Army bagged four gold medals in the Reserves Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Games National Championships kickboxing competition held at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex on Friday. Betty May Churping from the University of Baguio defeated Philippine Air Force bet Camille Joy… Read More

Talampas leads Arellano to 74-72 win over San Beda

Talampas leads Arellano to 74-72 win over San Beda

October 27 2023, 6:34 pm

MANILA – Arellano University relied on Jade Talampas to pull off a stunning 74-72 victory over San Beda University in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99 men's basketball tournament held at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan on Friday. The 6-foot-2 Talampas played… Read More

Chess standout Bacojo hoping to get IM title

Chess standout Bacojo hoping to get IM title

October 27 2023, 3:48 pm

MANILA – The quest for an International Master (IM) title continues for Mark Jay "MJ" Daños Bacojo as he gets ready for the 3rd AQ Prime FIDE Standard Chess Open scheduled from Oct. 28-29 and Nov. 4-5 at the Ayala Malls Manila Bay in Parañaque City. Currently a FIDE Master, the 17-year-old… Read More

Ju-jitsu fighter Napolis wins PH's first gold in World Combat Games

Ju-jitsu fighter Napolis wins PH's first gold in World Combat Games

October 26 2023, 6:46 pm Updated on October 26, 2023, 7:45 pm

MANILA – The Philippines claimed its first gold medal in the 2023 World Combat Games following the triumph of ju-jitsu fighter Kaila Jenna Napolis at the King Saud University Arena in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). "It's my first time to qualify in such an event. It… Read More

Chessers cop 3 golds, boost PH to 12th spot in 4th Asian Para Games

Chessers cop 3 golds, boost PH to 12th spot in 4th Asian Para Games

October 26 2023, 6:25 pm

HANGZHOU – Bannered by the solid play of Menandro Redor, the national para chess players finished with three gold, two silver, and two bronze medals in the standard event to boost the Philippines to 12th overall in the standings midway through the 4th Hangzhou Asian Para Games here Thursday. In… Read More