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Cebuanos favored to rule Nat’l Age Group Triathlon Series in Subic

Cebuanos favored to rule Nat’l Age Group Triathlon Series in Subic

January 19, 2024, 7:51 pm

MANILA – The absence of Filipino-Spanish defending champion Fernando Jose Casares is expected to boost the chances of Cebuano bets in the upcoming National Age Group Triathlon (NAGT) Series. Casares, born in Madrid to a Spanish father and a Filipino mother, has decided to skip the event… Read More

Fil-Am speed skater to start PH campaign in Winter Youth Olympics

Fil-Am speed skater to start PH campaign in Winter Youth Olympics

January 19, 2024, 6:55 pm

MANILA – Filipino-American speed skater Peter Groseclose will kick off the Philippine campaign in the 4th Winter Youth Olympic Games on Saturday morning at the 12,000-seat Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangwon, South Korea. Groseclose will compete in the 1,500 meters short track, which he claimed as… Read More

Giannis, LeBron leading in 3rd fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting

Giannis, LeBron leading in 3rd fan returns of NBA All-Star Voting

January 19, 2024, 5:38 pm

ANKARA – Milwaukee Bucks' Greek forward Giannis Antetokounmpo (Eastern Conference frontcourt) and Los Angeles Lakers' US forward LeBron James (Western Conference frontcourt) lead their respective conferences in the NBA All-Star voting before next month's All-Star Game. In the third fan returns… Read More

Alibaba Cloud backs Winter Youth Olympic Games to enhance efficiency

Alibaba Cloud backs Winter Youth Olympic Games to enhance efficiency

January 19, 2024, 3:38 pm

SEOUL, South Korea – To further help advance the digital transformation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Alibaba Cloud, the digital technology and intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, is supporting the Winter Youth Olympics Gangwon 2024 (Gangwon 2024) with its latest cloud… Read More

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojevic dies

Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojevic dies

January 18, 2024, 10:07 pm

ANKARA – Former basketball player and Golden State Warriors assistant coach Dejan Milojevic from Serbia died Wednesday at 46, the seven-time NBA champions confirmed. "We are absolutely devastated by Dejan Milojevic's sudden passing," the Warriors said on X. "This is a shocking and tragic blow… Read More

PSAA to hold basketball tournament for age-groupers

PSAA to hold basketball tournament for age-groupers

January 18, 2024, 8:01 pm

MANILA – The Philippine School Athletic Association (PSAA) is hoping to identify young and talented basketball players by staging an age group tournament set to start on March 3 at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig City. The competition is open to private and public school students in the… Read More

FEU-Diliman marches to UAAP girls’ volleyball semis

FEU-Diliman marches to UAAP girls’ volleyball semis

January 18, 2024, 7:09 pm

MANILA – Far Eastern University-Diliman clobbered the University of the Philippines Integrated School, 25-10, 25-10, 25-10, on Thursday to join Adamson University in the Final Four of the UAAP Season 86 high school girls' volleyball tournament at the Adamson Gym in Ermita, Manila. The Lady Baby… Read More

PSC renews tie-up with PDRCI on sports arbitration

PSC renews tie-up with PDRCI on sports arbitration

January 18, 2024, 5:03 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Dispute Resolution Center Inc. (PDRCI) renewed their partnership on sports arbitration on Thursday. PSC Chairman Richard Bachmann and PDRCI acting president Rogelio Nicandro formally signed the memorandum of agreement (MOA) at… Read More

Hidilyn Diaz skips Asian Championships

Hidilyn Diaz skips Asian Championships

January 18, 2024, 5:01 pm Updated on January 18, 2024, 5:37 pm

MANILA – Tokyo Olympics gold medalist Hidilyn Diaz-Naranjo will skip the forthcoming Asian Weightlifting Championships, a qualifier for the Paris Olympics. It will be recalled that the 32-year-old lifter from Zamboanga had leg cramps while competing in the 59kg category at the International… Read More

16-y/o Andreeva shocks world no.6 Jabeur at Australian Open Round 2

16-y/o Andreeva shocks world no.6 Jabeur at Australian Open Round 2

January 18, 2024, 12:01 pm

ANKARA – Sixteen-year-old Mirra Andreeva from Russia shocked world no. 6 Ons Jabeur at the Australian Open Round 2 on Wednesday. The young starlet passed the Tunisian with straight sets, 6-0 and 6-2. "I was really nervous before the match because I’m really inspired by Ons, by the way she… Read More

Djokovic, Sabalenka reach Round 3 at Australian Open

Djokovic, Sabalenka reach Round 3 at Australian Open

January 18, 2024, 11:29 am

ANKARA – Novak Djokovic and Aryna Sabalenka advanced to Round 3 of their respective races for the men's and women's titles at the 2024 Australian Open on Wednesday. The men's world tennis no.1 beat Australian Alexei Popyrin in 6-3, 4-6, 7-6 (7-4) and 6-3 sets. Serbian tennis legend Djokovic will… Read More

Magnolia enters PBA Comm's Cup semis

Magnolia enters PBA Comm's Cup semis

January 18, 2024, 6:07 am

MANILA – Magnolia booked the first seat in the PBA Commissioner's Cup semifinals after eliminating TNT, 109-94, in their quarterfinal showdown on Wednesday night at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. The Hotshots blasted off in the fourth quarter, dropping 32 points on the Tropang Giga even as… Read More

Revised POC constitution allowing 3 consecutive terms approved

Revised POC constitution allowing 3 consecutive terms approved

January 17, 2024, 5:16 pm

MANILA – The amended Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) constitution, which was revised to conform with the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) principles on good governance, was approved during the Extraordinary General Assembly last Tuesday. It took three years for the POC to get the… Read More

NU secures semis berth in UAAP boys’ basketball

NU secures semis berth in UAAP boys’ basketball

January 17, 2024, 4:21 pm

MANILA – National University Nazareth School defeated De La Salle Zobel, 70-61, to secure a semifinal berth in the UAAP Season 86 high school boys basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Centre on Wednesday. Nigerian Collins Akowe, who is leading the MVP race, sizzled with 20 points and 20… Read More

Standhardinger leads PBA BPC race

Standhardinger leads PBA BPC race

January 16, 2024, 8:11 pm Updated on January 16, 2024, 8:12 pm

MANILA – Christian Standhardinger is now the leader in the PBA Commissioner's Cup Best Player of the Conference race following the latest update at the end of the elimination round. The Ginebra big man, who played the entire elimination phase, garnered 38.0 statistical points, way ahead of… Read More

PH softball federation optimistic in 2024

PH softball federation optimistic in 2024

January 16, 2024, 7:12 pm

MANILA – The Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL) is looking forward to a better 2024. Last year saw the RP Blu Boys finish third in the Asia Cup while the RP Blu Girls was fourth at the Hangzhou Asian Games. The Filipinos also bagged the silver medal in the Co-ed Slo-pitch… Read More

PH levels up in winter sports

PH levels up in winter sports

January 16, 2024, 7:05 pm Updated on January 16, 2024, 8:32 pm

MANILA – Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino said having three Filipinos at the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Games is another breakthrough for Philippine sports. “It’s really good to see that we’re improving,” Tolentino said during a break in the POC… Read More

Osaka, Vondrousova make early exits from 2024 Australian Open

Osaka, Vondrousova make early exits from 2024 Australian Open

January 16, 2024, 1:45 pm

ANKARA – Japan’s Naomi Osaka and Czech Marketa Vondrousova made early exits from the 2024 Australian Open in women's singles round 1. French tennis player Caroline Garcia eliminated two-time Australian Open champion Osaka with a 6-4, 7-6(2) victory at Rod Laver Arena. Garcia, who struck 34… Read More

Lionel Messi named FIFA Best Men's Footballer of 2023

Lionel Messi named FIFA Best Men's Footballer of 2023

January 16, 2024, 1:22 pm

ANKARA – Inter Miami's Argentine superstar Lionel Messi was named the FIFA Best Men's Footballer while Barcelona's Aitana Bonmati was named the FIFA Best Women's Footballer in the 2023 Best FIFA Football Awards ceremony held on Monday in London. Manchester City's treble-winning Spanish manager… Read More

Rising teen billiards star Regalario to compete in 1st Indonesia Open

Rising teen billiards star Regalario to compete in 1st Indonesia Open

January 14, 2024, 11:56 pm

MANILA – After a runner-up finish at the Chinese Taipei 9-Ball Open, Bernie "Li'l Prince" Regalario will join the inaugural Indonesia International Open at Park Hyatt Jakarta on Jan. 16 to 25. The Indonesia Open offers USD25,000 to the champion and USD12,000 to the runner-up while USD6,000 to… Read More