FACED with the biggest battle of her young life, Olympian Ian Lariba proved to be a fighter to the very end.Although stricken with leukemia, Lariba went out of her way and inspired others to remain brave in the face of adversity, ...
Sep 3, 2018
THE Philippine sports community is mourning the loss of 2016 Olympian Ian Lariba, who passed away late Sunday night after battling leukemia. She was only 23.Philippine Table Tennis Federation president Ting Ledesma confirmed the devastating news to SPIN.ph early Monday ...
Sep 3, 2018
PBA
CALVIN Abueva's family may be having problems, but it's not about their health.The Alaska star on Thursday moved to once and for all shoot down rumors that one of his four kids is suffering from leukemia - a gossip ...
Feb 1, 2018
OLYMPIAN Ian Lariba is set for another round of chemotherapy treatment after the rrelapse of leukemia.Through the social media pages of DLSU Sports, Lariba bared she went through chemotherapy again after experiencing headaches and vomiting during the first week of January. ...
Jan 26, 2018
IAN Lariba is on the road to recovery following a bone marrow transplant.The 23-year-old Lariba, discharged from the hospital last month, showed up at at the table tennis association gym on Wednesday at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, her ...
Nov 22, 2017
ATHENS Olympics gold medalist Ryu Seung-min visited Ian Lariba on Monday ahead of the Filipino Olympian's bone marrow transplant.Ry, now an International Olympic Committee representative to Korea, was at St. Luke's Medical Center in Bonifacio Global City ...
Oct 3, 2017
HIDILYN Diaz turned emotional when reporters asked her about Ian Lariba, who is now battling leukemia.Diaz and Lariba were two of the 13 Philippine athletes who made it to the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics and two immediately hit it off ...
Jun 2, 2017
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra made another young fan's wish come true.The Gin Kings on Thursday met Khail Gomez, an eight-year-old Ginebra fan who's fondest wish to meet his hardcourt idols was granted by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. ...
Apr 1, 2017
NBA
HOUSTON - Craig Sager never once thought about giving up as he battled cancer for more than two years."Man, life is too beautiful, too wonderful, there's just too many things," he said in late August. "It's not just ...
Dec 16, 2016
NBA
HOUSTON - Craig Sager's once lustrous chestnut hair is down to a few unruly strands because of chemotherapy, and on this day of hope a simple green T-shirt and blue shorts adorn the broadcaster known by millions for his ostentatious ...
Sep 2, 2016
NBA
OAKLAND, California - Craig Sager has a blood clot behind his right ear that is affecting his hearing, and that's just another annoyance he is accepting as he continues to work NBA games for Turner Sports with fervor despite his leukemia ...
Mar 30, 2016
NBA
NEW YORK - Turner Sports reporter Craig Sager says in an interview with HBO that his leukemia is no longer in remission.Sager missed 11 months while undergoing treatment and a bone marrow transplant from his son before returning to his position on ...
Mar 23, 2016
CLEVELAND - Cleveland Indians owner Paul Dolan has joined the team's shaved head club.Several players shaved their heads last month in support of infielder Mike Aviles, whose 4-year-old daughter, Adriana, has been diagnosed with leukemia.Aviles shaved Dolan&# ...
Jun 8, 2015
NBA
CHICAGO - Craig Sager returned to his familiar spot on the NBA sideline Thursday (Friday, Manila time) after being treated for leukemia.The sideline reporter worked Oklahoma City's game against Chicago for TNT, 11 months after he was diagnosed with leukemia." ...
Mar 6, 2015
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