THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) describes as unfortunate and a huge setback the FIBA decision not to allow Fil-Ams Chris Newsome and Cliff Hodge to suit up for Meralco in the ongoing Champions Cup in Thailand.SBP president Al Panlilio ...
Sep 28, 2018
THON Maker disagreed with the decision of Fiba to suspend him for three games, insisting he was initially just trying to be a peacemaker before needing to act accordingly in the brawl that marred the World Cup qualifier between Australia and Philippines. ...
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Jul 20, 2018
THE International Basketball Federation (FIBA) has set the tone for the Philippines and Australia to get their acts together.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio disclosed the joint statement the federation and counterpart Basketball of Australia issued Thursday morning regarding ...
Jul 5, 2018
MANNY Pacquiao remains quick on the offensive, emphasizing he hasn't made a decision yet whether or not the legendary Freddie Roach will still be on his corner for his world welterweight title fight against Lucas Matthysse.The 39-year-old Philippine ...
Apr 16, 2018
CARDIFF, Wales - Anthony Joshua was taken the distance for the first time before beating Joseph Parker by unanimous decision and becoming a three-belt world heavyweight boxing champion on Saturday.Following a fight whose flow was disrupted by the regular interventions of ...
Apr 1, 2018
MMA
BOSTON - Stipe Miocic set the UFC heavyweight record with his third straight successful title defense, turning the anticipated slugfest against Francis Ngannou into a methodical ground-and-pound bout in the main event of UFC 220.Miocic won 50-44 on all ...
Jan 21, 2018
UNIONDALE, N.Y. - It wasn't the impressive showing he sought. Still, Danny Jacobs was happy to be back in the ring, and to be an easy winner over an outmatched Luis Arias.Jacobs dominated on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) ...
Nov 12, 2017
PBA
KIEFER Ravena found an early gauge of how he personally stacks up against quality PBA competition in Gilas Pilipinas' tune-up game against Alaska on Saturday.The amateur star registered 14 points, three assists, one board, one steal, and the dagger three- ...
Jul 9, 2017
BRISBANE, Australia - In the eyes of the judges, Manny Pacquiao may have lost to hometown hero Jeff Horn.But statistics don't lie.As per the official punch stats published by Top Rank, the dethroned World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion ...
Jul 2, 2017
NORMAN Black justified national coach Chot Reyes' decision to field an all-pro national team to the Southeast Asian Basketball Association (Seaba) Championship that begins on Friday at the Smart-Araneta Coliseum.Usually fielding all-amateur sides to regional tournaments, the Philippines ...
May 11, 2017
CARSON, California - Oscar Valdez defended his WBO featherweight title with a tenacious performance on Saturday night, knocking down Colombia's Miguel Marriaga in the 10th round of a unanimous-decision victory.Jessie Magdaleno defended his WBO super bantamweight belt with a ...
Apr 23, 2017
NEW YORK - Gennady Golovkin outlasted Danny Jacobs in an exhausting 12-round defense of his middleweight titles on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time).Both fighters are knockout artists, yet this one went the distance - the first time GGG has not had a KO ...
Mar 19, 2017
NEW YORK - Sometimes, even for a knockout artist, defense is the best option.Keith Thurman went that route on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), building a big lead over Danny Garcia and holding on to add the WBC welterweight title to his ...
Mar 5, 2017
MMA
LAS VEGAS - Conor McGregor avenged his only UFC loss, outpointing Nate Diaz on Saturday night at UFC 202 (Sunday, Manila time).In a rematch of their two-round welterweight thriller in March, the two put on an action-packed fight with each ...
Aug 21, 2016
PBA
SAN Miguel Beer coach Leo Austria said he respects AZ Reid's decision to take the last-gasp three-pointer against Mahindra in a last-ditch play where the coach initially wanted to call a timeout.Coming off a steal by Alex ...
Jul 27, 2016
NBA
STEVE Nash doesn't see anything wrong with Kevin Durant moving to Golden State and forming a super-team with the Warriors in the NBA.Durant has drawn criticism for leaving Oklahoma City and crossing over to a Warriors side that already ...
Jul 6, 2016
NBA
MIAMI - Hassan Whiteside cannot wait to become a free agent.He also cannot wait for the process to end.The Miami Heat center - for now, anyway - becomes a free agent on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) and if all goes according to his ...
Jun 27, 2016
GILAS Pilipinas faces a longer wait before knowing if it play at home or overseas in the Fiba Olympic Qualifying Tournament next year.The Philippines and nine other countries seeking to hold one of three Olympic Qualifying Tournaments (OQT) in July next ...
Nov 12, 2015
PBA
MARC Pingris announced on Tuesday that he will join the Gilas Pilipinas pool, saying he has reconsidered an earlier decision to skip national team duty after consultation with his wife and PBA ballclub."Despite my earlier pronouncement not to join and give ...
Aug 19, 2015
LAS VEGAS - Floyd Mayweather remained unbeaten by beating Filipino hero Manny Pacquiao by unanimous decision on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) in a fight billed as the 'Fight of the Century.'Mayweather, 38, stayed out of Pacquiao's vaunted left ...
May 3, 2015
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