NEW YORK - US Open spectators now must show proof of at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine to attend matches, a change made less than 72 hours before the tennis tournament starts.The US Tennis Association announced on Friday (Saturday, ...
Aug 28, 2021
NBA
ALL NBA team personnel who will be near players and referees must be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus this season, the league told its clubs in a memo on Friday (Saturday, Manila time).It essentially covers anyone who will travel with teams, ...
Aug 28, 2021
IF YOU'VE rolled up your sleeves to get a vaccine, get ready to roll up your sleeves to lift some weights.Anytime Fitness is offering a "Get Back on Track" program for people who've gotten at least one dose of ...
Jul 4, 2021
KRISTINA Knott tested positive for COVID-19 on the day of the confirmation that she is set to compete in the Tokyo Olympics, the Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association revealed on Wednesday.The Patafa said during a hastily-called press conference ...
Jun 23, 2021
THE Gilas Pilipinas pool was part of the contingent that got its first dose of the vaccine against COVID-19 on Friday afternoon.National athletes bound for the Tokyo Olympics and the Vietnam Southeast Asian Games got their jobs on Friday at ...
May 28, 2021
NBA
KROENKE Sports & Entertainment announced on Wednesday that state health officials have approved an increased capacity at Ball Arena for Denver Nuggets and Colorado Avalanche playoff games.The current approved capacity of 4,050 fans will increase to 7,750 fans for the ...
May 13, 2021
SENATOR Francis "Tol" Tolentino on Sunday appealed to Inter-Agency Task Force on the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases (IATF) to include Filipino athletes as essential workers in the government's priority list to be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. Tolentino ...
May 9, 2021
NBA
THE Milwaukee Bucks are offering COVID-19 vaccinations to fans attending their game on Sunday against the Brooklyn Nets (Monday, Manila time).The Bucks announced Tuesday that any eligible fans attending the game can receive a first dose of the Pfizer COVID- ...
Apr 28, 2021
THE pandemic is not stopping Rosalinda Pendon Ogsimer from engaging in a healthy lifestyle through running.Ogsimer was one of the senior citizens inoculated with the AstraZeneca vaccine on Monday in Paranaque City. She is well-known in the running circuit being ...
Apr 5, 2021
TOKYO - Japan will not take part in China's offer - accepted by the International Olympic Committee - to provide vaccines for "participants" in the postponed Tokyo Games and next year's Beijing Winter Games.Olympic Minister Tamayo Marukawa said on Friday ...
Mar 13, 2021
SAO PAULO - Pelé received his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), calling it an "unforgettable day."The 80-year-old Brazilian soccer great posted the news on his social media channels along with a picture of ...
Mar 3, 2021
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino said tycoon Enrique Razon guaranteed the supply of COVID-19 vaccines for the country's Tokyo Olympic bound athletes and coaches."We would like to thank Mr. Enrique Razon for providing our Olympics-bound ...
Feb 9, 2021
PBA
THE PBA is now coordinating with the Philippine Red Cross for the procurement of vaccines against COVID-19 for its teams.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the board of governors has tasked him to obtain vaccines for the league as part of ...
Jan 28, 2021
DEPUTY House Speaker Rep. Mikee Romero will push for athletes in the Olympics and the Southeast Asian Games to be prioritized in the vaccination against COVID-19.Romero said he will be batting for the national athletes bound for the Olympics and ...
Jan 27, 2021
MICHAEL WARREN and RON HARRISATLANTA - Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron, former UN Ambassador and civil rights leader Andrew Young and former US Health and Human Services Secretary Louis Sullivan got vaccinated against COVID-19 in Georgia on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), ...
Jan 6, 2021
PBA
DEVELOPMENTS as to the availability of vaccines against COVID-19 in the Philippines will play a major role on how the PBA will stage its 2021 season.The PBA is planning to begin its 46th season in April, but as to the ...
Dec 22, 2020
By Mari YamaguchiTOKYO - Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike remains firm about being able to safely hold the Olympics next year despite growing concerns about Japan's recent resurgence of COVID-19 infections.Japan has experienced an uptick of the infections this month ...
Nov 25, 2020
TOKYO - Local sponsors have chipped in a record $3.3 billion to support the postponed Tokyo Olympics.That's at least two times more than any previous Olympics, and it amounts to almost 60% of the income for the privately funded ...
Jun 25, 2020
MADRID - Rafael Nadal says Novak Djokovic will need to be vaccinated to keep playing if the governing bodies of tennis make coronavirus shots obligatory once they become available.Nadal told the Spanish newspaper La Voz de Galicia this week that Djokovic and ...
May 9, 2020
THE Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some, especially older adults and people with existing health problems, it can cause more severe illness or death.WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump says he ...
May 4, 2020
THE head of Japan's medical association said it will be difficult to hold the Olympics without coronavirus vaccines, and that he hoped effective vaccines or drugs to treat COVID-19 will be developed quickly."In my view, it would be ...
Apr 28, 2020
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