WHETHER Korea admits it or not, it is raring for payback against Gilas Pilipinas.Even Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) special assistant to the president Ryan Gregorio expects that from the country's fiercest rival after Korea lost successive games to ...
Sep 5, 2021
MOTIVATION truly is at an all-time high for Filipino para athletes heading to the 2020 Tokyo Paralympic Games as the six brave warriors draw inspiration from the golden run of their able-bodied counterparts.Swimmers Ernie Gawilan and Gary Bejino, taekwondo ...
Aug 19, 2021
ALMOST nine decades removed from the first time the Philippines ever bagged a medal in the Olympic boxing competitions, the country's hunt for its first ever gold medal in the sport continues.Team Philippines had two legitimate chances in the ...
Aug 8, 2021
FOR 85 long years, the Philippines has waited for an Olympic medalist to come from athletics.And pole vaulter EJ Obiena came close to ending that drought, reaching the final of the men's pole vault on Tuesday.Unfortunately, the Tondo- ...
Aug 4, 2021
FOR Nesthy Petecio to capture the Philippines' first-ever Olympic gold medal in boxing, she can't just be good -- she has to be great.And being great means accomplishing what every boxer aspire for whenever they step inside the ...
Aug 2, 2021
FOR the first time in nearly nine decades, the Philippines will finish with multiple medals in the Olympics.That's after boxer Nesthy Petecio entered the semifinals of the women's featherweight division with an emphatic unanimous decision win over ...
Jul 28, 2021
HOW fitting is it that Hidilyn Diaz, the most experienced among the 19 Filipino athletes who flew for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, will be the one to finally quench the Philippines' thirst for Olympic glory?In her fourth tour of duty ...
Jul 27, 2021
EMOTIONAL were the scenes inside the Tokyo International Forum as Hidilyn Diaz finally delivered the first gold medal for the Philippines.The seasoned Olympian lifted her way to the top of the women's weightlifting 55 kg category, carrying an Olympic ...
Jul 27, 2021
FIFTY-seven years ago, the Philippines won its first-ever silver medal in the Summer Olympics when Anthony Villanueva finished runner-up in boxing's featherweight division of the 1964 Tokyo Games.It was unquestionably the high point for the 47- ...
Jul 18, 2021
TOKYO has been good to Filipino athletes. History will bear this out.The 1964 Summer Olympics saw the Philippines bring 47 athletes - the third-biggest delegation the country has ever sent to the quadrennial showpiece, next only to the 53 in 1972 ...
Jul 13, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas has only met Serbia once before in a Fiba-sanctioned tournament.Yes, it was in the Philippines' nightmarish campaign in the 2019 Fiba World Cup where the Filipinos got steamrolled by Nikola Jokic, Bogdan Bogdanovic, and Boban Marjanovic in ...
Jun 29, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas' job was already done when SJ Belangel drilled the game-winning, buzzer-beating three to deliver the 81-78 victory over Korea on Wednesday.That gave the Philippines the elusive win it needed to formally book a spot to ...
Jun 21, 2021
NO question, Gilas Pilipinas will be fighting for pride when the third window of the 2021 Fiba Asia Cup qualifiers roll on next week.Despite needing only one victory to formally qualify for the continental tilt, for sure the youthful national team ...
Jun 9, 2021
THIS PROBABLY isn't the best time to remind you that it's cherry blossom season in Japan. Obviously, none of us are flying out anytime soon, so it stings to be reminded that Rui Hachimura's home country is especially beautiful ...
Mar 25, 2021
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - It's not a series pitting Calvin Abueva against TnT, nor Abueva against Bobby Ray Parks.It's a PBA Philippine Cup semifinals duel between the Tropang Giga and the surprising Phoenix Fuel Masters.And that's coming ...
Nov 15, 2020
PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - The moment it tipped off, San Miguel and Blackwater naively became part of PBA history.The Beermen and Elite became the first teams to play in the first-ever morning game in the league's 45-year history ...
Nov 3, 2020
TODAY, a resident of Quezon City was stunned to see an ostrich casually walking down the street of a subdivision.In an interview with GMA News Online, a resident named Dino Rivera said that he was buying things from a neighborhood store ...
Aug 4, 2020
OXFORD, England - Eliud Kipchoge has funding from Britain's richest man for a bid to break the two-hour marathon barrier later this year.The fastest marathon runner of all time announced plans for the record attempt during a visit to ...
May 6, 2019
NBA
AN executive of a rival Western Conference team believes LeBron James is the best player in NBA history as far as analytics is concerned.Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey feels the new Los Angeles Lakers cornerstone is the GOAT over Michael ...
Aug 17, 2018
PBA
AN 0-2 series deficit is a tough hole to get out of, but it's not packing time, yet, for Meralco.History shows, it can still be done.Veteran coach Norman Black remains upbeat about the chances of his team ...
Oct 16, 2017
SANTA CLARA, California - World record-holder Katie Ledecky swam the fifth-fastest time in history to win the 1,500-meter freestyle on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) at the Pro Swim Series meet.Competing in the event for the first time since ...
Jun 2, 2017
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