MMA
FIL-AUSSIE fighter Josh Culibao seeks to hoist the country's flag high and proud as he steps into the Octagon this weekend in UFC Fight Night: Holm vs Aldana at UFC Fight Island in Abu Dhabi.Culibao, 26, takes on ...
Oct 2, 2020
MMA
MARK Striegl finally makes his UFC debut next month as he faces Said Nurmagomedov at UFC Fight Night: Ortega vs Korean Zombie on October 17 in Abu Dhabi.The Fil-Am fighter, carrying an 18-2 (1 NC) card, gets his much- ...
Sep 10, 2020
MMA
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Petr Yan won the vacant UFC bantamweight championship with a fifth-round stoppage victory over José Aldo at UFC 251 on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Former strawweight champion Rose Namajunas also avenged her loss to Jé ...
Jul 12, 2020
MMA
THE imagery evoked by Dana White's crazy idea was undeniably intoxicating: An octagon perched amid swaying palm trees on a white sand beach, waves lapping at the canvas while mixed martial arts fighters traded blows in the tropical sun.A ...
Jul 10, 2020
MMA
THE last time Khabib Nurmagomedov was in an octagon, he didn't leave through the door.He's hoping to make an exit more befitting a champion this weekend.The UFC's lightweight pound-for-pound king hasn' ...
Sep 6, 2019
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Irish golfer Shane Lowry is looking to reignite his career after losing his card on the PGA Tour last year.Beginning 2019 with a 10-under 62 is pretty much the ideal way to start.Lowry rolled ...
Jan 17, 2019
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Thomas Pieters holed a bunker shot for a closing birdie and shot a second-round 65 to take a one-stroke lead at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship on Friday as top-ranked Dustin Johnson and Rory ...
Jan 20, 2018
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - After a long layoff from golf, Rory McIlroy has some newfound sympathy for Tiger Woods.The 28-year-old Northern Irishman is making a comeback at the Abu Dhabi HSBC Championship after ending his season early last ...
Jan 17, 2018
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Serena Williams is returning to competition with an exhibition match on Saturday in Abu Dhabi against French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko.Williams has not competed since winning the Australian Open last January while she was pregnant. She ...
Dec 25, 2017
PBA
TOP Rank Promotions' Bob Arum admitted Manny Pacquiao may be headed to United Arab Emirates for a possible title fight with former world champion and sparmate Amir Khan.As to whether the bout will come together, is a rather different story.The ...
Feb 23, 2017
MANNY Pacquiao is not about to go to the lion's den and defend his world welterweight title.The 38-year-old Filipino great is headed to Abu Dhabi - and not down under in Australia - for his first defense of the WBO ...
Feb 12, 2017
VIRGINIA WATER, England - Rory McIlroy has withdrawn from the Abu Dhabi Championship this week because of a rib injury.The European Tour released a statement on Monday saying the second-ranked McIlroy underwent tests after he was injured during the SA Open ...
Jan 17, 2017
JOHANNESBURG - One tournament into the new year, Rory McIlroy is going for tests on his back Monday to make sure he is fit enough to play Abu Dhabi without further damage.McIlroy felt pain in his back before the second round of ...
Jan 16, 2017
THE Philippine Football Federation (PFF) has been recognized anew for its grassroots development in the country during the Asian Football Confederation Awards Night in Abu Dhabi.The PFF on Thursday took home the AFC President's Award for Grassroots Football (developing country) ...
Dec 7, 2016
SAO PAULO - Lewis Hamilton won Sunday's rain-delayed Brazil Grand Prix at Interlagos, and Mercedes teammate Nico Rosberg again settled for second. It's the third straight race that Rosberg has been the runner-up behind Hamilton.Is Rosberg ...
Nov 14, 2016
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Rickie Fowler puffed his cheeks and shook his head. What looked like being a procession to the Abu Dhabi Championship title ended up being a squeeze for the American on Sunday.It needed two moments of inspiration ...
Jan 25, 2016
PBA
VIC Manuel credited his exposure to 3-on-3 hoops for a more polished post game that was evident in Alaska's 114-98 win over Talk 'N Text that opened their PBA Philippine Cup campaign on Friday night.The Aces power ...
Oct 24, 2015
MANILA North's fling with glory in the Fiba 3x3 World Tour in Abu Dhabi proved to be short-lived.Calvin Abueva and Co. ran smack into a wall in defending champion Novi Sad Al Wahda, 21-13, early Saturday to bow ...
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Oct 17, 2015
ABU DHABI - Calvin Abueva and Manila North beat Doha of Qatar in a do-or-die game, 16-14, to reach the quarterfinals of the 2015 Fiba 3x3 World Tour on Friday morning.Manila North was left on the brink of elimination ...
Oct 16, 2015
PBA
ALASKA coach Alex Compton doesn't mind releasing Calvin Abueva and Vic Manuel to national duty this week even if it is bound to take its toll on both energetic Aces forwards ahead of the PBA season.Abeuva, who made an impression ...
Oct 15, 2015
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