By Koji UedaTOKYO - Kyoko Ishikawa was a back-packing Japanese student in Barcelona in 1992 when she says a "miracle happened." She managed to buy a ticket to the opening ceremony of Spain's historic Olympics.She said she had only " ...
3 days ago
MALACANANG approved the Philippine Sports Commission's request for a 10-workday lockdown starting on Tuesday after 63 persons tested positive in its latest round of testing.Both the administrative offices at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila and the Philsports ...
3 days ago
PBA
AS an institution that prides itself as Asia's first ever play-for-pay league, the PBA should take the lead in bringing back a 'semblance of normalcy' to the country, its chairman said on Friday.On the league's 46th ...
6 days ago
TOKYO - Tokyo Olympic organizers have called off a water polo test event set for this weekend, Japanese media reported on Tuesday.National broadcaster NHK and national news agency Kyodo both cited unnamed officials. Organizing committee officials declined to confirm the reports.The ...
Apr 6, 2021
INDIANAPOLIS - Heck, everyone's entitled to an off night. But that beatdown Baylor put on undefeated Gonzaga with the national title on the line - nobody saw that coming.The fresh-as-can-be Bears obliterated wobbly-legged Gonzaga's march to perfection ...
Apr 6, 2021
PBA
YENG Guiao said on Monday that a mandatory vaccination of all PBA players, coaches, officials and staff before launching the 2021 season is better than mounting another bubble amid a fresh spike in COVID-19 cases. Although a tie-up with Red ...
Apr 5, 2021
NBA
WASHINGTON - Rick Carlisle is back coaching the Dallas Mavericks on Saturday night at Washington after missing Friday's win in New York against the Knicks due to a positive COVID-19 test.Carlisle, in his 13th season coaching the Mavericks, said ...
Apr 4, 2021
NBA
DALLAS Mavericks coach Rick Carlisle missed Friday's game at the New York Knicks (Saturday, Manila time) after testing positive for COVID-19 the morning of the game.Carlisle says he has been fully vaccinated since January and wasn't ...
Apr 3, 2021
THERE will be no elaborate celebrations when PBA great Avelino 'Samboy' Lim marks his 59th birthday on Holy Thursday - and his second in the COVID-19 pandemic.But now more than ever, Samboy's family is thankful to the ...
Apr 1, 2021
RECENTLY retired wingman JC Intal plans to go full-time into painting.Following the success of his one-man exhibit before the pandemic, the 37-year-old Intal is planning to hold another solo show hopefully by April or once the community ...
Mar 30, 2021
EUMIR Felix Marcial finally received his second dosage of vaccine against COVID-19 which he thinks wouldboost his campaign in the coming Tokyo Olympics.The 25-year-old boxer completed his inoculation on Sunday in Las Vegas together with Joven Jimenez, trainer ...
Mar 30, 2021
TOKYO - The Tokyo Olympics open in under four months, and the torch relay has begun to crisscross Japan with 10,000 runners. Organizers say they are mitigating the risks, but some medical experts aren't convinced."It is best to not ...
Mar 30, 2021
IS DOUBLE masking effective? Which vaccines are the best? Summit Media recently got a chance to ask these questions to the Department of Health via a roundtable interview with Dr. Beverly Ho, a director at the government agency. Ho fielded the Qs ...
Mar 30, 2021
THE Games and Amusements Board has suspended group training in all professional sports during the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ).The GAB issued the directive on Monday."In view of the alarming spike in the number of daily COVID-19 cases in the ...
Mar 29, 2021
AS METRO Manila, Rizal, Cavite, Laguna, and Bulacan move back into ECQ, multiple sporting goods and sneaker stores have announced that they would be closed for the remainder of the week.Malacanang announced that ECQ will be in effect from today, March ...
Mar 29, 2021
LIKE a good soldier, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) said it respects and will follow the order of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to suspend all trainings of the national team due to the recent spike in the cases of COVID- ...
Mar 29, 2021
NCAA plans for Season 96 remain on track despite the coronavirus situation.NCAA Management Committee (Mancom) chairman Fr. Vic Calvo said that the status remains the same for the league despite the National Capital Region and neighboring provinces being placed under enhanced ...
Mar 29, 2021
BOXING legend Manny Pacquiao didn't have a single fight in 2020 and yet, was up against the biggest challenge of his career.Up against an unseen opponent, the 42-year-old Pacquiao admitted coming close to being knocked down by the ...
Mar 28, 2021
NBA
MIAMI - Vaccinated fans will soon have their own sections at Miami Heat games.The Heat on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) announced plans to open two sections in their lower bowl only for fully vaccinated fans starting with an April 1 game against ...
Mar 24, 2021
PBA
DEEP inside, JC Intal believes there's still some gas left in the tank, good enough for him to get going in the PBA for the next two years.But seeing how the current pandemic has suddenly changed the way games are ...
Mar 23, 2021
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