GILAS Pilipinas' nightmare in the World Cup is far from over.The Filipinos started sluggishly and never got into any form or rhythm after that, suffering a 86-65 defeat at the hands of African champion Tunisia in the classification phase ...
Sep 6, 2019
PASIG Chooks suffered a stinging 22-14 loss to Beijing in its opening assignment in the 2019 Fiba 3x3 Xiong An Challenger Friday in Hebei.The President's Cup champions weren't able to sustain their early 5-2 start ...
Aug 23, 2019
RAFAEL Nadal beat Nick Kyrgios of Australia, 6-2, 6-1, on Sunday in the China Open final to win his sixth ATP title of the year, and Caroline Garcia defeated soon-to-be-No. 1 Simona Halep 6-4, 7-6 ( ...
Oct 9, 2017
MARK Anthony Barriga didn't disappoint as he dominated veteran Thai opponent Wittawas Basapean over the weekend to keep his unbeaten record as a pro.Barriga won by unanimous decision on all three judges' cards behind similar scores of 100-90 to ...
Oct 1, 2017
OLYMPIAN Mark Anthony Barriga considers the presence of boxing great Manny Pacquiao as a huge inspiration as he battles Wittawas Basapean of Thailand in a regional championship fight in Beijing, China on Friday.It will be the first real test in the ...
Sep 29, 2017
LONG before she won an Olympic medal, Hidilyn Diaz was already breaking down barriers for the Filipina athlete.Getting into weightlifting came naturally for the Zamboanga City native as she grew up in a known hotbed of the sport where the likes ...
Aug 9, 2016
NEWLY-crowned International Boxing Federation (IBF) flyweight champion Johnriel Casimero wants to take on the best in the division.After knocking out Anmat Ruenroeng on Wednesday night in Beijing, China to wrest the world title, he quickly issued a challenge to the ...
May 26, 2016
BEIJING (AP) - Only when the running stopped and the picture-taking began did Usain Bolt finally meet his match.Bolt blew past Justin Gatlin and everyone else Thursday night in the 200 meters to win his 10th career gold medal at the ...
Aug 28, 2015
BEIJING - Long after two of the all-time greats at 400 meters had left the track in second and third place, the winner was sprawled on the ground, gasping for breath and getting his pulse checked by a medic.This is how ...
Aug 27, 2015
BEIJING - The IAAF on Wednesday said two Kenyan runners have tested positive for doping at the world championships.Joyce Zakary, a 400-meter runner, and hurdler Koki Manunga tested positive for unspecified substances in targeted tests after competing in Beijing.Zakary was ...
Aug 26, 2015
NBA
STEPHEN Curry is coming over to Manila on September 5 for a brief one-day visit as part of his Asia tour courtesy of Under Armour.Dubbed 'The UA Roadshow featuring Stephen Curry,' the tour will also have the reigning NBA ...
Aug 12, 2015
BEIJING - Lion dancers swayed and confetti canons erupted on Friday as news came that Beijing would become the first city to host both the summer and winter Olympics.Local residents praised their city's winning bid to host the 2022 Winter ...
Jul 31, 2015
LONDON - Even though Usain Bolt is still waiting to see if he has fully recovered from a left leg injury, the Olympic champion is sure he will be able to compete at next month's world championships in Beijing.Bolt withdrew ...
Jul 24, 2015
BEIJING (AP) - Despite heavy pollution blanketing Beijing on Sunday, an international marathon went ahead, with face masks and sponges among the equipment used by competitors to battle the smog.The 34th Beijing International Marathon began at Tiananmen Square with many of the ...
Oct 19, 2014
THE Philippines routed China 1, 4-0, on Friday to advance in the finals of the World Pool Team Championship in Beijing, China.The Filipino bets of Dennis Orcollo, Lee Vann Corteza, and Rubilen Amit completed a sweep of Li He Wen, ...
Aug 1, 2014
NBA
THERE will be no repeat of last year's NBA preseason game in the Philippines, for now, after the league announced its slate of preseason games to be played overseas.The NBA said the Brooklyn Nets and the Sacramento Kings will ...
Apr 11, 2014
NBA
LeBron James is visiting China for the ninth time, which makes him one of the resident Miami Heat experts about the world's most populous nation.Specifically, the food choices there."If anyone comes back with any body fat from this ...
Oct 9, 2012
NBA
BEIJING - NBA star Jeremy Lin says he hopes to boost young players' enthusiasm for basketball at a four-day camp he plans to host later this month in southern China.Lin said at a news conference in Beijing that he expected ...
Aug 10, 2012
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