NEW YORK - Two more top-10 women - Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens - will miss the US Open, joining No. 1-ranked Ash Barty in skipping the Grand Slam tennis tournament during the coronavirus pandemic.The US Tennis Association also announced on Friday ...
A day ago
TOKYO - Toyota's profit plunged 74% in the last quarter as the coronavirus pandemic sank vehicle sales to about half of what the top Japanese automaker sold the previous year.Toyota Motor Corp. reported on Thursday a profit of 158.8 ...
3 days ago
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - The NBA's bubble is still working.The league released its latest results Wednesday for coronavirus tests performed on players participating in the restarted season at Walt Disney World, and the numbers are still perfect. Of the ...
3 days ago
PBA
ALASKA team owner Wilfred Steven Uytengsu admitted it will be very difficult to sustain a PBA team if the coronavirus drags on for more than a year.Speaking at the Sports Page program of Cignal TV, Uytengsu noted the importance of playing ...
4 days ago
DEFENDING champion Rafael Nadal will skip the US Open because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting on hold his bid to equal Roger Federer's men's record for Grand Slam titles.Nadal explained his decision in a series of tweets ...
4 days ago
PBA
LIVING up to Barangay Ginebra's rallying call to "Never say die," the PBA is not giving up on restarting its truncated season despite the latest blow to its return timetable.The hope is that this latest setback is not the knockout ...
5 days ago
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Jimmy Butler was not with the Miami Heat for practice on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), and one of his teammates suggested that he was quarantining away from the team.The Heat said only that Butler, who scored 22 ...
Aug 3, 2020
JUST like its professional counterparts, Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) is looking to resume its team practices.MPBL commissioner Kenneth Duremdes told SPIN.ph the league is planning to seek clearance from the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for Emerging Infectious Diseases ...
Jul 31, 2020
PBA
THE PBA remained optimistic about its chances of resuming its 2020 season following the latest pronouncements by President Duterte.In a televised address to the nation aired on Friday morning, Duterte promised that the country will be back to normal by yearend ...
Jul 31, 2020
NBA
ZION Williamson completed the Pelicans' opening possession by slicing through two converging Jazz defenders and laying the ball in off the glass with his left hand as he was fouled.It was an auspicious beginning to a performance that was efficient and ...
Jul 31, 2020
SYDNEY - No. 1-ranked Ash Barty says she has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because she is not comfortable with traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.Barty is the biggest name yet to opt out of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 Grand ...
Jul 30, 2020
BASEBALL has begun its coronavirus-delayed season with limited long-distance travel and no fans in the stands.The NBA has its Disney World bubble. The NHL will have two bubbles, in Toronto and Edmonton.NFL rookies began reporting to training facilities ...
Jul 27, 2020
PBA
THE wait is over for professional sports including the PBA after the Games and Amusements Board-Philippine Sports Commission-Department of Health Joint Administrative Order for the resumption of training was signed on Monday.GAB chairman Baham Mitra confirmed the development."Finally, ...
Jul 27, 2020
NBA
LOU Williams of the Los Angeles Clippers has been mandated to undergo a 10-day quarantine by the NBA for visiting a strip club when he left the league bubble in Orlando, Florida to attend a relative's funeral in Atlanta. ...
Jul 26, 2020
NBA
MILWAUKEE Bucks reserve guard Pat Connaughton flew to Florida on Saturday after a positive coronavirus test had kept him from joining his teammates at Walt Disney World two weeks earlier.The Bucks tweeted out a video of Connaughton sitting in an airplane ...
Jul 26, 2020
MANILA, Philippines - A year after he passed away at age 17, Benjamin Canlas is still making the world a better place - one bike at a time. The teenager is the inspiration for an unusual giveaway of mountain bikes, presented to Filipinos who ...
Jul 23, 2020
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics have hit the one-year-to-go mark - again. But few are in a mood to celebrate.Tokyo observed the original date a year ago. That was before the COVID-19 pandemic postponed the Olympics and pushed back ...
Jul 23, 2020
NBA
HOUSTON guard Russell Westbrook, whose arrival in Florida was delayed after he tested positive for the coronavirus, arrived on Monday and got on the practice floor with his team for the first time on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).It's unclear ...
Jul 23, 2020
ONE more year?Senior players who failed to play what was supposed to be their final year of their collegiate careers in UAAP Season 82 due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic are set to be given reprieve by the league' ...
Jul 22, 2020
DUBLIN, Ohio - Jack Nicklaus revealed on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) during the CBS telecast of the Memorial that he and his wife tested positive for the coronavirus at the onset of the pandemic.Nicklaus and his wife, Barbara, turned 80 a month ...
Jul 20, 2020
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