MOSCOW - President Vladimir Putin says the hack of Olympic athletes' data has cast a spotlight on a "hypocritical" decision to bar Russian athletes from the Rio Paralympics.Putin spoke Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) as the hackers' group known as Fancy ...
Sep 20, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - U.S Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte has apologized for his behavior surrounding a late-night incident at a Rio de Janeiro gas station, saying he should have been more "careful and candid" about how he described what happened.Lochte ...
Aug 19, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Fil-American Eric Cray finished third in his heat on Monday to earn a place in the semifinals of the 400-meter hurdles in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.Keeping a steady pace in the outermost lane, Cray clocked ...
Aug 15, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Olympic roommates Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte maintain a relaxed vibe at the athletes' village. There's an ongoing card game in their suite and they amuse themselves with endless Snapchat sessions.It'll be all ...
Aug 11, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Fabian Cancellara bounced onto the Olympic podium with a little extra hop on top, for a fleeting moment making everyone forget the 35-year-old cyclist is on the brink of retirement.He looked more like a Swiss schoolboy. ...
Aug 11, 2016
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
HIDILYN Diaz stands to receive P5 million in incentives, at the very least, for her silver-medal victory in the Rio De Janeiro Olympics.Diaz's incentive is guaranteed by Republic Act (RA) 10699 or the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits ...
Aug 8, 2016
LONG jumper Marestella Torres-Sunang has regained her ticket to Rio de Janeiro after shattering the Olympic standard in the Kazakhstan Open athletics championship.Reports said Torres-Sunang leaped to a new national record of 6.72 meters in the women's ...
Jul 4, 2016
NO less than Asia's best point guard believes Gilas Pilipinas has a chance to topple powehouse France in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila which starts next week."Kami naman yung naglalaro. Alam namin sa sarili namin na may ...
Jul 1, 2016
NEW ORLEANS - The New Orleans Pelicans have decided to shut down All-Star forward Anthony Davis for the rest of this season, and his future with the US Olympic team for this summer's Rio Games is in doubt as well. ...
Mar 21, 2016
NBA
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas said the communication lines with Jordan Clarkson remain open, but admitted major hurdles need to be cleared before the Los Angeles Lakers' Fil-Am guard can suit up for Gilas in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament ...
Jan 21, 2016
THE road to the 2016 Olympics Games for half-Pinay US fencer Lee Kiefer is within reach. In fact, her coach is now thinking of a medal in Rio.The 18-year old Kiefer, daughter of a Dabawenya doctor, joined the world' ...
Nov 20, 2015
CHANGSHA - National coach Tab Baldwin paid tribute to his 'energy guys' Marc Pingris and Calvin Abueva for providing the spark that allowed Gilas Pilipinas to put away India, 99-65, on Tuesday in the Fiba Asia Championship.Gilas, clearly lacking ...
Sep 29, 2015
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - Golden State Warriors center Andrew Bogut and his Australia teammates have qualified for next year's Olympic basketball tournament.Bogut scored 10 points, pulled down 11 rebounds and had two blocks as Australia beat New Zealand 89-79 ...
Aug 18, 2015
ANDRAY Blatche admitted he has little knowledge of how competition is going to be in the 2015 Fiba-Asia Men's Championship next month.Blatche refused to say how he expects Gilas Pilipinas to fare in the coming September 23-October 3 ...
Aug 12, 2015
NBA
LEBRON James, Chris Paul and Carmelo Anthony are among 34 players expected next week at the US men's Basketball minicamp, indicating their possible interest in chasing a third Olympic gold medal.Kevin Durant, Paul George, Blake Griffin, and Kevin Love ...
Aug 7, 2015
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