PBA
FORMER PBA player Junel Mendiola, a member of the 2002 Purefoods champion team, passed away on Tuesday due to a lingering illness.He was 45.Mendiola had just undergone lung surgery last May 29 at the Cardinal Santos Medical Center and was ...
Jun 16, 2020
NOT even cancer can stop Roger Gorayeb from doing what he loves most.The seasoned mentor stunned everyone on Saturday when he called the shots for PLDT in the Philippine Super Liga Grand Prix despite reports saying that he won't be ...
Mar 2, 2020
ROME - Former French Open champion Francesca Schiavone revealed on Friday she's beaten cancer."They diagnosed me with a malign tumor. It was the toughest fight that I've ever faced," the retired Italian player said in a video on ...
Dec 14, 2019
NEW YORK - Nicole Gibbs was all even with the Wimbledon champion, a set away from a triumphant return to Grand Slam tennis.She couldn't pull it off.Nor could she be too upset.Beating cancer was already the most important ...
Aug 28, 2019
ROME - A hospital band was on his right wrist and a bandage was visible on the left side of his neck.Sinisa Mihajlovic was visibly thinner and his face was drawn, too.The once robust Bologna coach's determination remains, though, ...
Aug 27, 2019
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei on Thursday announced his retirement from badminton after 19 years following a battle with cancer.The three-time Olympic silver medalist, hailed as a sporting hero in Malaysia, said it was a tough ...
Jun 13, 2019
JIMMY Butler came out to support the mother of former teammate Tyus Jones in her fight against breast cancer by showing up for Game Three of the Philadelphia 76ers' NBA playoff against the Toronto Raptors in pink shoes."We fighting Mama ...
May 3, 2019
CEBU CITY - University of the Visayas Baby Lancer star Joshua Yerro is dedicating the upcoming Cesafi high school championship series against the UC Junior Webmasters to his mother who passed away earlier this month after a bout with cancer.Burdened as he ...
Oct 22, 2018
FACED with the biggest battle of her young life, Olympian Ian Lariba proved to be a fighter to the very end.Although stricken with leukemia, Lariba went out of her way and inspired others to remain brave in the face of adversity, ...
Sep 3, 2018
PBA
THE wife of a former PBA player needs help.Maria Josefina Referente-Palad, wife of former University of Santo Tomas star and Ginebra player Bennett Palad, is battling cancer, having recently been diagnosed with Stage 4 Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.The sports-inclined ...
Aug 8, 2018
WHEN Daniela Dela Pisa won gold medals in the recent Palarong Pambansa gymnastics, no one was happier than her mother Darlene Castaneda-Dela Pisa.The 14-year-old Dela Pisa captured four gold medals in the rhythmic gymnastics secondary girls competition, topping ...
May 13, 2018
PRAGUE - Jana Novotna, who won the hearts of the tennis world when she sobbed on the shoulder of a member of the British royal family after a heartbreaking loss in the Wimbledon final, has died at the age of 49.The WTA ...
Nov 21, 2017
AUSTIN, Texas - Defending champion Jason Day tearfully withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play after six holes on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time)so he could be with his mother when she has surgery for lung cancer.Day said his mother, Dening, a ...
Mar 23, 2017
NBA
HOUSTON - The son of TNT basketball broadcaster Craig Sager says his father is set to undergo a third bone marrow and stem cell transplant on Wednesday as he continues his cancer fight.Craig Sager II announced the procedure on Twitter on Tuesday, ...
Aug 31, 2016
THE University of the Philippines football teams offered their double title victories to the late Rogie Maglinas, who died earlier in the year due to a cancer.Maglinas, only 19 and a member of the men's football team, passed away last ...
May 5, 2016
FORMER professional wrestling champ Bret 'The Hitman' Hart bared he's facing a new battle, this time against a deadlier foe.In an Instagram post on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) that features the 58-year-old wrestler with his ...
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Feb 2, 2016
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Sam Mitchell will replace Flip Saunders as coach of the Minnesota Timberwolves while Saunders continues treatment for cancer, a person with knowledge of the situation told Associated Press on Thursday (Friday, Manila time).The person spoke to the AP on condition ...
Sep 11, 2015
NBA
MINNEAPOLIS - Flip Saunders had quite a challenge on his hands when he returned to Minnesota two years ago to take over the moribund Timberwolves.Just as it appeared the franchise was starting to turn the corner, a new challenge has presented itself. ...
Aug 12, 2015
ST. JOSEPH, Missouri - Eight months after getting the stunning news that he had cancer, Chiefs Pro Bowl safety Eric Berry was expected back on the practice field on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), a day after doctors gave him the all-clear.The ...
Jul 29, 2015
LANNEMEZAN, France - Like an unwanted ghost, Lance Armstrong has returned to the fringes of the Tour de France on a money-raising ride ahead of the showcase race he once ruled.The American, stripped of his seven Tour victories for doping, set ...
Jul 16, 2015
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