BRUNO Caboclo seized the spotlight for Brazil as it stunned hosts Croatia, 94-67, and punched its ticket to the knockout rounds of the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Split at Spaladium Arena on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) The former NBA player, ...
Jul 1, 2021
GERMANY got its act together late to turn back Mexico, 82-76, for its first win in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Split on Tuesday at Spaladium Arena in Croatia (Wednesday, Manila time) .Joshiko Saibou was a spark plug off the ...
Jun 30, 2021
MIAMI GARDENS, Florida - Saul "Canelo" Alvarez outclassed Avni Yildirim and retained his world super-middleweight titles with a technical knockout after Yildirim failed to answer the bell for the fourth round on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time).Alvarez, of Mexico, dropped the ...
Feb 28, 2021
USA Basketball went into a bubble and emerged with a berth in the 2022 Fiba AmeriCup.Yante Maten scored 21 points, Josh Maggette added 19 and the US topped Mexico, 94-78, on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time), moving to 4-0 in ...
Dec 1, 2020
THE National Basketball League (NBL) Season 3 MVP is one of the most athletic players in Pampanga today.CJ Gania captured the Pinakamahusay na Manlalarong Homegrown award for his play with the Pampanga Delta in the President's Cup, becoming the first ...
Oct 28, 2020
ARIC Del Rosario, one of the most successful and well-loved coaches in Philippine basketball, died on Wednesday night due to cardiac arrest.Fellow coach Ato Badolato confirmed the sad news of Del Rosario's death that came as the country is ...
Mar 26, 2020
PEDRO Taduran settled for a draw against Daniel Valladares to retain his International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight crown in Mexico on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).The Mexican challenger suffered a deep cut on his right eye and was not fit enough to ...
Feb 2, 2020
PEDRO Taduran goes to the lion's den but nonetheless is ready to stake his International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight crown against Daniel Valladares of Mexico on Sunday (Manila time).The 12-round bout is set at the Jardin Cerveza Expo in ...
Feb 1, 2020
NBA
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver announced Thursday night (Friday, Manila time) that Capitanes - a Mexico City-based team from the top Mexican pro league - will be joining the G League starting with the 2020-21 season as the league's 29th team. ...
Dec 13, 2019
CHICAGO - When it comes to the violent world of boxing, where a man's fate can forever be altered by the fury of one devastating punch, there really is no such thing as an easy fight.That would be an oxymoron, ...
Dec 8, 2019
IT'S part of the job, part of the business.Although a bit disappointed, Jerwin Ancajas shrugged off the postponed defense of his International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight title, saying things are all part and parcel of boxing."Normal lang po ...
Nov 2, 2019
MEXICO CITY - Dustin Johnson was cruising along on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in the Mexico Championship until one swing put him in a bad spot, and the next shot made it even worse.One minute he was leading by six shots. Two ...
Feb 24, 2019
SAMARA, Russia - Neymar flaunted his flair and his theatrics with a goal and an assist Monday to lead Brazil into the quarterfinals at the World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Mexico.The world's most expensive player put Brazil ...
Jul 3, 2018
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - The criticism of Mexico's national team heading into the World Cup was loud and scathing. The answer has been emphatic.The Mexicans won their second straight match at the tournament, beating South Korea, 2-1, on ...
Jun 24, 2018
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Fifa has opened disciplinary proceedings against Mexico after its fans used an anti-gay slur during the team's 1-0 win over Germany.Some Mexican supporters chanted the slur when Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer prepared to take a ...
Jun 19, 2018
MOSCOW - Defending World Cup champions have been finding it hard to get out of the group stage lately, and Germany is proving no exception.The 2014 champions, ranked No. 1 in the world, were exposed defensively and surprisingly beaten by Mexico, 1- ...
Jun 18, 2018
PASADENA, California - Mexico opened its World Cup preparations with a scoreless draw against Wales at the Rose Bowl on Monday night (Tuesday, Manila time), but El Tri showed it has plenty more to offer in Russia than the score might indicate.Playing ...
May 29, 2018
MEXICO CITY - Defender Rafael Marquez could play in a fifth World Cup after he was picked in Mexico's 28-player preliminary squad on Monday.Midfielder Andres Guardado, however, one of the three captains, will go through surgery this week and ...
May 15, 2018
MEXICO CITY - Authorities in Mexico say the Europa League trophy has been recovered after it was stolen in the central city of Leon.The Guanajuato state prosecutor's office says via Twitter the trophy was reported stolen from a vehicle that ...
Apr 21, 2018
OLYMPIAN Mark Anthony Barriga tries to step closer to his dream as he takes on Gabriel Mendoza of Mexico on May 13 in an International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimum weight world title eliminator bout.The main match of the 'Survival Instinct' boxing ...
Apr 17, 2018
NBA
MEXICO CITY - Goran Dragic and Tyler Johnson each scored 20 points and Miami beat the Brooklyn Nets, 101-89, on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in the Heat's first game in Mexico in franchise history.Playing in front of 19,777 ...
Dec 10, 2017
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