KRISTINA Knott and Willie Morrison are keeping an optimistic attitude despite their hopes of qualifying for the Tokyo Olympics dashed, for the meantime, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.Knott and Morrison expressed confidence they can hit the Olympic standard in athletics ...
Jun 28, 2020
IT looks like Olympic-bound Eumir Marcial will be joining Manny Pacquiao and MP Promotions once he officially becomes a professional boxer.Marcial told Radyo Pilipinas 2 in an interview on Monday that he will most likely sign with Pacquiao's promotional ...
Jun 15, 2020
DUSSELDORF, Germany - With sports around the world shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, the World Anti-Doping Agency is looking to artificial intelligence as a new way to detect athletes who cheat.WADA is funding four projects in Canada and Germany, looking ...
May 27, 2020
EJ OBIENA is hoping the Tokyo Olympics next year will push through amidst uncertainty brought about by the coronavirus pandemic.The Tokyo Olympics was moved to 2021 due to Covid-19, although there remains concern over the holding of the event next ...
May 25, 2020
TWO months ago, their parallel quests for an Olympic berth came to a shuddering halt.But for national athletes Hidilyn Diaz and Nesthy Petecio, the conditioning goes on under quarantine.Still, they admit, it's hard to keep in shape during a ...
May 16, 2020
A LONG-TIME evangelist for outdoor and active lifestyles, beach volleyball star Kerri Walsh Jennings knew the national stay-at-home orders would be especially hard on young athletes and others trying to stay fit.With her own quest for a sixth ...
May 16, 2020
TWO-TIME Olympian Harry Tanamor has long retired from boxing.But his current job still allows him to do what he does best.The 42-year-old technical sargeant now serves as an instructor and course director of physical development at the ...
May 4, 2020
SANDI Morris set the bar high with her latest do-it-yourself project.Soon, she will be clearing it, too.The Olympic pole vault silver medalist didn't have a place to practice and plenty of down time due to the coronavirus ...
Apr 17, 2020
CHICAGO - Morton's The Steakhouse on 435 south La Cienega Boulevard in the heart of Beverly Hills, California is a go-to place where the rich and famous pamper their palates with high-end culinary delight.One September evening in 2006, ...
Apr 12, 2020
FILIPINO world-champion gymnast Carlos Yulo and skateboard ace Margielyn Didal made the 2020 Forbes Asia '30 under 30' list under the sports and entertainment category.Of the 3,500 nominees all over the continent, the two Pinoy athletes were included in ...
Apr 2, 2020
OSLO - The Norwegian Olympic Committee wants the Tokyo Games only to take place once the coronavirus outbreak "is under firm control" worldwide.The NIF laid out its position in a letter sent to IOC President Thomas Bach on Friday, entitled "Olympic Games ...
Mar 21, 2020
HIDILYN Diaz will not be able to compete in her final Olympic qualifying tournament due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).Diaz said she was supposed to leave for Colombia on Tuesday for the Ibero-America Open Championship but a travel ban ...
Mar 17, 2020
INTERNATIONAL travel restrictions have been imposed to national athletes and coaches by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) following the increasing number of cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19).The travel restrictions will start from Saturday until April 14 for national athletes and ...
Mar 12, 2020
DÜSSELDORF, Germany - For many athletes and teams who have yet to qualify for the Tokyo Olympics, the global virus outbreak is spoiling plans and ruining hopes.Qualifying events are being canceled or postponed almost daily, and time is running out for ...
Mar 11, 2020
MOVIE fans know him as Yoyong Martirez, the comedian whose character seems to always belt out in anger only to reply, "Hindi, nagpapaliwang lang."But to basketball fans, he is Rosalio Martirez, the catquick guard who in his younger days was part ...
Mar 10, 2020
MARGIELYN Didal claimed third place in the 26th Tampa Pro Competition Women's Open in Florida recently.Didal took the bronze in the street event behind Japanese skaters Hina Maeda and Yumeka Oda for a 1-2 finish.The Tampa event is ...
Mar 2, 2020
GENEVA - When the hammer came down on a container holding a vial of Sun Yang's blood, it ultimately shattered the career of China's greatest swimmer.The three-time Olympic champion was banned for eight years on Friday, likely ...
Feb 29, 2020
NBA
SAN FRANCISCO - Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will not play this season, though it has not been ruled out that he could still compete in the Olympics this summer.It was expected that Thompson would miss the entire season as he ...
Feb 21, 2020
The 44-player Team USA pool for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics has been announced on Tuesday:Among the biggest names is LeBron James, who said in December that representing the country in the Summer Games for a fourth time - after 2004, 2008, ...
Feb 11, 2020
NBA
SAO PAULO - For little Kobe Bryant growing up in Italy, the player that amazed him as a child was a skinny and half bald Brazilian guard that often beat his father's teams with long-distance shots.Oscar Schmidt, one of ...
Jan 29, 2020
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