THE country's highest sports official is in favor of postponing the Tokyo Olympic Games to 2021, saying it will give more Filipino athletes the chance to qualify.Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino said it is ...
Mar 24, 2020
THE 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be postponed likely until 2021 because of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic that has gripped the world, a veteran International Olympic Committee member said on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time)."On the basis of the information the IOC ...
Mar 24, 2020
IRISH Magno followed the path of Eumir Marcial by punching a ticket to the Tokyo Olympics after winning a box-off against Sumaiya Qosimova of Taijikistan on Wednesday in Amman, Jordan.Magno won, 5-0, to clinch one of two remaining Olympic ...
Mar 11, 2020
TWO former PBA team owners, including a founding member of the league, will be honored with a posthumous recognition in the SMC-PSA (Philippine Sportswriters Association) Annual Awards Night at the Centennial Hall of the Manila Hotel.The late billionaire and philanthropist ...
Mar 1, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - What were LeBron James and Anthony Davis doing late in the fourth quarter of their 25-point victory against the lowly Phoenix Suns two days ago at Staples Center?It clearly wasn't load management.It definitely was overloading. And ...
Feb 13, 2020
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines is closely monitoring the situation in Wuhan, China following an outbreak of pneumonia just weeks before hosting the Asia and Oceania boxing qualifier for this year's Tokyo Olympics.Ed Picson, secretary-general of ...
Jan 14, 2020
TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic athletes beware - particularly larger ones.The bed frames in the Athletes Village at this year's Olympics will be made of cardboard. Sturdy cardboard."Those beds can stand up to 200 kilograms," explained Takashi Kitajima, the general manager ...
Jan 9, 2020
With the 2020 Olympic Games just over the horizon, the Philippines will be looking to continue the success, and more importantly, the progress, that they achieved in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games.During this year's games, many familiar faces found themselves ...
Jan 2, 2020
PBA
NEEDING to reinforce its frontcourt, Phoenix acquired Jake Pascual from Alaska in exchange for a future draft pick.The Fuel Masters sent a 2020 second-round pick to the Aces in exchange for the bruising big man from San Beda.The Office ...
Dec 10, 2019
MMA
DONALD Cerrone posted a booze-fueled photo to hype his anticipated fight against Conor McGregor: A bottle of Cerrone's preferred cheap American-style beer vs. the Irish fighter's own whiskey.Cerrone has eschewed McGregor's Proper No. ...
Dec 3, 2019
THE Olympic dream is alive for the Philippines as it earned a ticket to the Fiba 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament (OQT) for men.The Philippines was one of the 20 nations which earned a place in the OQT, to be held in ...
Nov 1, 2019
STILL high over pole-vaulter EJ Obiena and recently gymnast Carlos Yulo qualifying for the 2020 Olympics, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has unveiled a program tailor-fit for the two Tokyo-bound athletes.PSC chairman Butch Ramirez assured all-out support ...
Oct 9, 2019
PBA
MERALCO unloaded shooting guard Garvo Lanete in a trade with NorthPort a day before the team plays its opening game in the PBA Philippine Cup.The Batang Pier shipped their 2020 second round pick to acquire the services of the shooting guard ...
Jan 15, 2019
PBA
BOCAUE - John Pinto is now officially a Meralco Bolt.Phoenix formalized its trade with Meralco involving the stocky guard that was approved by the PBA Commissioner's Office just a day before the opening of the league's 44th season Sunday at ...
Jan 13, 2019
TOKYO - The price tag keeps soaring for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics despite local organizers and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) saying that spending is being cut.A report just released by the national government's Board of Audit shows Japan is ...
Oct 9, 2018
JAKARTA - Hidilyn Diaz bared on Thursday that she is moving up in weight in the aftermath of her gold-medal performance in the 2018 Asian Games.Diaz, 27, said she will be leaving the -53-kilogram weight class - where she won silver ...
Aug 23, 2018
WHEELS are turning as the Chooks-to-Go 3x3 Pilipinas nationwide tryouts have begun last week in Gapan, Nueva Ecija.Basketball players of all ages welcomed the caravan as Kobe Paras and Chooks-to-Go scour the country for the next three ...
Aug 22, 2018
NBA
MERALCO import Arinze Onuaku's brother is on the move.Houston has traded Chinanu Onuaku along with cash considerations to Dallas for a future second-round pick.Adrian Wojnarowski of ESPN reported the development on Thursday, Manila time, saying the Rockets are ...
Aug 2, 2018
THE national federation for cycling will form a team of the top Filipino road cyclists as it looks to send a Filipino to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.Philcycling outlined the criteria for selection that includes a cyclist's performance in Union Cycliste ...
Jun 20, 2018
THE Philippines gets an initial feel of what 3x3 basketball would be like when the event makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo two years from now as it hosts the 2018 edition of the World Cup on June 8 to 12 at ...
Jan 18, 2018
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