FOR the Philippine men's basketball team, it marked the end of years of frustrations losing to a despised, longtime Asian rival.And so did for Ranidel De Ocampo.It didn't come as surprise that the now-retired forward was reduced ...
Aug 10, 2020
PBA
SITUATIONS in Taiwan and South Korea and the possible resumption of leagues around the US and Europe somehow gives the PBA a ray of hope that it can still hold even just a single conference this season.Commissioner Willie Marcial is keeping ...
May 12, 2020
BANGKOK - Sri Lanka has reimposed a countrywide 24-hour curfew after a surge in the number of confirmed coronavirus cases, most of them navy sailors who were hunting those evading quarantine.The 46 new infections on Friday were the highest in a ...
Apr 25, 2020
BANGKOK - South Korea on Sunday reported eight more cases of the coronavirus, the first time a daily increase has dropped to a single digit in about two months.The Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the additional figures took the ...
Apr 19, 2020
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Florida - Moments after getting his first career PGA Tour win, Sungjae Im took a moment to reflect on what it means.Not for himself - for his homeland, and for those dealing with a virus that has the world on ...
Mar 2, 2020
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea's soccer association is unsure whether its World Cup qualifier against North Korea next month will take place in Pyongyang or on a neutral ground.The Seoul-based KFA said it hadn't yet received ...
Sep 18, 2019
SEOUL, South Korea - South Korea has formally asked the International Olympic Committee to ban the Japanese "rising sun" flag at next year's Tokyo Games, calling it a symbol of Japan's brutal wartime past and comparing it with the ...
Sep 12, 2019
MIGHTY Sports-Go For Gold Philippines squandered a 15-point second quarter lead but rallied furiously to beat South Korea, 89-82, and inch closer to winning its second title in the Jones Cup Tuesday at the Changhua gym inChanghua, Taiwan.As ...
Jul 16, 2019
Game Today (Changhua County Gym in Changhua, Taiwan): 5 p.m. - Korea vs Mighty Sports-PH MIGHTY Sports-Go For Gold Philippines warmed up for what could be its championship clash with Korea by crushing University of British Columbia-Canada, 116-87, ...
Jul 15, 2019
THE Philippine sepak takraw team has a busy calendar in its bid to claim the title in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.Aiming for no less than the gold medal in the SEAG, the 2016 world champions will begin their journey to ...
Jan 17, 2019
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates - Son Heung-min was just the player South Korea needed to really get its Asian Cup campaign going.In his first game since arriving from Tottenham, Son earned a penalty and then assisted on his team' ...
Jan 17, 2019
THE Philippines suffered a 1-0 loss to South Korea on Monday night in its AFC Asian Cup debut at the Al-Maktoum Stadium in Dubai.Hwang Ui-Jo scored in the 67th minute from inside the six-yard box to stave ...
Jan 7, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Steady rain showers, gusty winds and cool temperatures greeted golfers Friday for the opening foursomes at the World Cup.Teams from Zimbabwe and Wales were the first to tee off at 10:35 a.m. with the leading groups set ...
Nov 23, 2018
PHILIPPINES was relegated to a battle for ninth to 10th in the AVC Asian Cup after a four-set beating from South Korea, 13-25, 26-24, 7-25, 21-25, on Friday at at Chartchai Hall in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand.The ...
Sep 21, 2018
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pennsylvania - It only took one pitch for Mana Lau Kong to deliver Hawaii its first Little League World Series title in a decade.Against a South Korea team that hadn't surrendered a home run in the tournament, Kong ...
Aug 27, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea - With the Koreas, there's no separating their sports from their politics.The war-separated rivals will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, where they will jointly march in the opening ...
Aug 10, 2018
A FULL-STRENGTH South Korean national team needed a fourth-quarter explosion to fend off a pesky Ateneo team, 90-73, in the 40th William Jones Cup in Chinese-Taipei on Monday.The Koreans, showing up with a roster that played in ...
Jul 16, 2018
THE leading taekwondo organization in the world honored President Duterte and his special assistant Christopher 'Bong' Go with honorary blackbelt titles during an official visit to South Korea.Duterte was bestowed an honorary 9th Dan Blackbelt certificate while Go was given an ...
Jun 8, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea - Tottenham forward Son Heung-min is set to lead South Korea's challenge at the 2018 World Cup.Coach Shin Tae-yong announced a 28-man squad on Monday that was headlined by Son and his fellow English ...
May 14, 2018
THE Philippine Azkals will have a tall mountain to scale in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup after being grouped with South Korea, China and Kyrgyzstan in the draw on Friday evening in Dubai.Wishing for more manageable opponents in the second pot, ...
May 5, 2018
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