NEW CLARK CITY - For a job well done, a grand reward awaits the Philippine arnis team.Senator Juan Miguel Zubiri, president of the Philippine Eskrima Kali Arnis Federation, announced that he'll be treating the entire team to a Hong Kong trip ...
Dec 4, 2019
By Gabby AlvaradoLIZA Avelino was at the lobby of a Kathmandu inn, waiting for a companion to join her and some new friends on a sightseeing tour, when the ground began to shake violently.They rushed out to the street while around ...
Oct 29, 2019
NBA
HOUSTON - A group of 30 fans at the Houston Rockets' season opener against Milwaukee held signs and wore shirts in support of anti-government protesters in Hong Kong on Thursday night (Friday, Manila time).Houston general manager Daryl Morey angered China with ...
Oct 25, 2019
While Hong Kong's mass protests against China have made headlines around the world, no one expected it would affect the sports and esports landscape in a major way - but we thought wrong. Leagues are treading on thin ice after being caught ...
Oct 21, 2019
NBA
LEBRON James had time, and plenty of it, to figure out how best to answer the questions he knew were coming. Long days in hotel rooms in China and a long flight home gave him every chance to carefully craft a response ...
Oct 17, 2019
LOS ANGELES - LeBron James believes Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey "was either misinformed or not really educated on the situation" regarding the potential consequences of his actions when he tweeted in support of Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests.In ...
Oct 15, 2019
NBA
IF the NBA really wanted to make a statement it should have never issued a statement, much less two.No need to complicate things when two team owners had already genuflected to the irate citizens of China. Or when James Harden took ...
Oct 10, 2019
NBA
TOKYO - NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said the league is not apologizing for Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey's since-deleted tweet showing support for anti-government protesters in Hong Kong, even after China's state broadcaster canceled plans to show a ...
Oct 8, 2019
NBA
NBA commissioner Adam Silver stood his ground in the face of backlash in China over a tweet by the general manager of the Houston Rockets backing the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong.In a statement sent out shortly before he was ...
Oct 8, 2019
NBA
BEIJING - Chinese state broadcaster CCTV will no longer air NBA preseason games set in China after Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted an image that supported anti-government demonstrations in Hong Kong.CCTV also said Tuesday in a statement posted to ...
Oct 8, 2019
NBA
BEIJING - China's basketball association said it will suspend cooperation with the Houston Rockets following a tweet by the team's general manager in support of pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong.The Chinese Basketball Association said on Sunday on ...
Oct 6, 2019
By Gabby Alvarado"WE will try to get to the podium in Dbay," the message read."Fingers crossed."The hopeful tone of Liza Avelino's message shows just how far she and the Filipino Dynamo team have come less than two years ...
Jun 26, 2019
AT age 48, a decade and a half removed from his glory years in the ring, and now tipping the scales at lightheavyweight, Luisito Espinosa is back in the gym and loving it.The two-time world champion is not getting ready ...
Oct 18, 2018
MIKE Chan of Hong Kong ruled the men's open round 1 finals by a slim margin at the 2nd PBF Pagcor Philippine International Open at the Coronado Lanes at Starmall in Mandaluyong City.The 2014 Asian Bowling Federation Tour champion rolled ...
May 14, 2018
PBA
THE healing process for the PBA board continues as the league's top officials hold an informal, three-day meeting in Hong Kong starting on Wednesday.Board chairman Ricky Vargas and Commissioner Willie Marcial will lead the group that will leave ...
Apr 17, 2018
ABL
A BRIGHT future awaits Christian Standhardinger once he suits up for powerhouse San Miguel in the PBA, but he was in no mood to look ahead on Sunday night.Atleast not at the moment.For Standhardinger, not even the prospect of joining ...
Apr 16, 2018
Manny V. Pangilinan announced he will gift the triumphant Ateneo Blue Eagles with an iPhone X as part of incentive for winning the school's first UAAP Season 80 men's basketball title in five years.According to a series of ...
Dec 4, 2017
ABL
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger received a few boos from the Filipino crowd late in the fourth quarter as Hong Kong Eastern put away a win over the home team.He didn't mind."I didn't hear the booing," Standhardinger said later. " ...
Nov 19, 2017
ABL
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger broke the heart of Pinoy fans on Sunday night, hitting two crucial jumpers to lead Hong Kong Eastern to a gripping 92-89 win over home team Alab Pilipinas in his Asean Basketball League (ABL) debut.The Fil-German big ...
Nov 19, 2017
ABL
CHRISTIAN Standhardinger is thrilled to play his first official game on Philippine soil on Sunday.However, the Fil-German won't be donning the Philippine colors as he makes his debut for Hong Kong Eastern Sports Club in the Asean Basketball ...
Nov 18, 2017
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