THE LPGA Tour lost its first major because of the COVID-19 pandemic when it announced on Tuesday the Evian Championship in France has been canceled this year.The LPGA Tour cited ongoing travel and border restrictions, along with government quarantine requirements ...
Jun 10, 2020
SAO PAULO - Brazil withdrew its bid to host the 2023 Women's World Cup, arguing on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) it cannot offer Fifa the financial assurances it needs because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.The Brazilian Football Confederation ...
Jun 9, 2020
NEW YORK - At least 16 major league franchises have informed minor leaguers they will continue to provide allowances after the May 31 expiration of Major League Baseball's policy guarantying those players $400 per week.The Houston Astros, Miami Marlins, Minnesota ...
May 30, 2020
SUPERCROSS followed other sports around the world in shutting down during the coronavirus pandemic.The kickstands are going back up this weekend.Following the lead of NASCAR and the UFC, Supercross returns to the track Sunday at the University of Utah' ...
May 30, 2020
NBA
THE NBA has been sued by the owners of the building that houses the NBA Store, who say the league owes more than $1.2 million after not paying rent in April or May.The league responded by saying it doesn't ...
May 28, 2020
LOOKING to cut costs in the light of the COVID-19 pandemic, Perpetual Help is temporarily deactivating its athletics program until the resumption of the next NCAA competitions.Sources closely monitoring the situation confirmed that the Altas are temporarily suspending allowances to ...
May 28, 2020
OAKLAND, California - The head of the agency that oversees the Oakland Coliseum says the A's have informed him they had "no ability to pay" the annual $1.2 million rent on the facility."They said because they haven't ...
May 21, 2020
MADRID - All Spanish league clubs can begin group training sessions this week despite stricter lockdown restrictions remaining in place in parts of Spain because of the coronavirus pandemic.Cities like Madrid and Barcelona have not been allowed to loosen confinement measures like ...
May 17, 2020
NEW YORK - Major League Baseball will look somewhat like high school ball this year under protocols to deal with the new coronavirus, with showers at ballparks discouraged and players possibly arriving in uniform, like they did when they were teenagers.Team personnel ...
May 17, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission is hoping outdoor physical activities can resume soon, and has submitted to the Department of Health and Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases its recommendations on the reintroduction of sports amid the coronavirus ...
May 16, 2020
RK Morales accepts that the priorities have changed during the pandemic as he focuses on duties with the Philippine Air Force.The former Imus guard in the MPBL was training with the Bacolod club when Luzon was put under Enhanced Community Quarantine ...
May 14, 2020
NO sounds of bouncing balls. No scuffing of sneakers against dusty concrete. No whipping of basketballs as they fall through nylon nets or metallic ringing of balls careening off rims.The COVID-19 pandemic has created a stillness that those who best ...
May 12, 2020
MANCHESTER, England - Abandoning the English Premier League season prematurely was discussed by clubs as a potential option on Monday even as the government cleared a path to resuming the competition in June if there is no new spike in coronavirus infections.While ...
May 12, 2020
By Mari YamaguchiTOKYO - The coronavirus in Japan has brought not just an epidemic of infections, but also an onslaught of bullying and discrimination against the sick, their families and health workers.A government campaign to raise awareness seems to be helping, at ...
May 10, 2020
PARIS - Driving around Formula One tracks without fans cheering at Silverstone and Monza would literally feel "very empty" for world champion Lewis Hamilton.The first 10 races this season have been postponed or canceled amid the coronavirus pandemic, with the iconic Monaco ...
May 10, 2020
NBA
MIAMI - The NBA has pushed back the possible reopening date of some team practice facilities for at least a week until May 8 at the earliest, saying on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time)the extra time was needed in part to make sure ...
Apr 28, 2020
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics were postponed a month ago. But there are still more questions than answers about the new opening on July 23, 2021, and what form those games will take.In the face of the coronavirus pandemic, will the Olympics ...
Apr 27, 2020
MANAGUA, Nicaragua - Boxing is set to resume in Nicaragua on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) with a televised eight-fight card in front of a live audience in Managua.The threat of the coronavirus was dismissed by promoter Rosendo Álvarez, the former two- ...
Apr 26, 2020
WHY bend it like Beckham when you can bend it WITH Beckham?David Beckham, part owner of the Major League Soccer club Inter Miami, is auctioning off a chance to take him on in a five-on-five match, part of a ...
Apr 23, 2020
MIAMI - Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter told team employees during a conference call on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) he is forgoing his salary during the coronavirus pandemic, a person familiar with the discussions told The Associated Press.The person confirmed Jeter' ...
Apr 21, 2020
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