ASSOCIATION of Boxing Alliances of the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky Vargas says the outbreak of the coronavirus has hampered the Philippine boxing team's preparations for the Tokyo Olympics."Nalulungkot lang ako sa nangyayari kasi ang ganda na ng momentum, tapos ganito ...
Mar 19, 2020
NESTHY Petecio's bid to clinch a berth in the Tokyo Olympics has also been put on hold.Ihe International Olympic Committee (IOC) Boxing Task Force on Tuesday announced the suspension of the European qualifier in London and all remaining events ...
Mar 17, 2020
PARIS - The 100-year wait made victory extra-sweet for Paris. Only the weather was miserable.Paris celebrated the award of the 2024 Olympics as best it could in heavy rains on Wednesday.The Eiffel Tower had its head in the clouds ...
Sep 14, 2017
PARIS - The world's capital of romance intends to make the Olympic Games desirable again.After decades of waste, excess and grotesque behavior by other Olympic hosts, Paris is promising a return to reason with more sober games in 2024. No ...
Sep 11, 2017
LONDON - Video gamers could be competing for Olympic medals by 2024.Tony Estanguet, co-president of the Paris Olympic bid committee, told The Associated Press that he will hold talks with esports representatives and the IOC about the possibility of gaming joining ...
Aug 9, 2017
PARIS - Rafael Nadal eased into his record-equaling 11th quarterfinal at the French Open by swatting aside Roberto Bautista Agut 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 on Sunday.The nine-time champion matched Roger Federer's Open era record for appearances ...
Jun 4, 2017
LOS ANGELES - Evaluating Los Angeles' readiness to host the 2024 Olympic Games takes some imagination. That's because a lot of the pitch still relies on images on a computer screen, or a blueprint of what's to come ...
May 12, 2017
NBA
LOS ANGELES - Los Angeles could lose and win its Olympics gamble, ending up with the 2028 Games it never sought and the costly prospect of retooling its multibillion-dollar plans for more than a decade into the future.In an atmosphere of ...
May 11, 2017
PARIS - Striker Edinson Cavani scored his 18th league goal of the season as Paris Saint-Germain trounced woeful Lorient, 5-0, on Wednesday to take some pressure off coach Unai Emery heading into the winter break.Third-place PSG is three points ...
Dec 22, 2016
PARIS - France made a perfect start to the European Championship on Friday, with its national team beating Romania and its security forces ensuring that everyone stayed safe at the Stade de France.Seven months after the stadium was a target of the ...
Jun 11, 2016
KIEFER Ravena hardly skipped a beat in his return to Gilas Pilipinas practice on Friday after going away for almost a week on vacation.Feeling the effects of jetlag after going on a trip in London and Paris with girlfriend Alyssa Valdez, ...
Jun 3, 2016
NBA
LONDON - Commissioner Adam Silver says Paris could be the next destination for an international NBA game.Speaking before the Toronto Raptors and Orlando Magic played in London on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) in the sixth regular-season game in the United Kingdom, ...
Jan 15, 2016
PARIS - French authorities have extended a measure banning away fans from attending soccer matches in the wake of the Paris attacks.The French football league says all matches scheduled for this weekend in the professional leagues will be played without traveling fans ...
Nov 27, 2015
PARIS - Paris police officers opened fire on a car that tried to crash the barricades hours before the final arrival of the Tour de France cycling race on Sunday, a police official said.The car escaped with its two occupants apparently unharmed ...
Jul 26, 2015
PARIS - In stark contrast to her previous three matches, top-ranked Serena Williams overpowered Sara Errani on Wednesday to reach the French Open semifinals with a 6-1, 6-3 win.A two-time champion in Paris, Williams extended her unbeaten record ...
Jun 4, 2015
PARIS - Defending champion Maria Sharapova's bid for a third French Open title in four years is over.Coughing between points on an overcast day, the second-seeded Sharapova was outplayed throughout a 7-6 (3), 6-4 loss to 13th- ...
Jun 1, 2015
PARIS - Nine-time champion Rafael Nadal of Spain eased into the third round of the French Open with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-1 win against countryman Nicolas Almagro on Thursday.Although the sixth-seeded Nadal had to save a break ...
May 28, 2015
PARIS -- Rafael Nadal won the French Open title for the ninth time, and the fifth time in a row, by beating Novak Djokovic 3-6, 7-5, 6-2, 6-4 Sunday in the final.Nadal improved his record at Roland Garros ...
Jun 9, 2014
PARIS - Novak Djokovic worked his way back into the French Open final, taking care of Ernests Gulbis and his big serve 6-3, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3 on Friday on the first sunny day of this year's tournament. ...
Jun 6, 2014
PARIS - Maria Sharapova advanced to the semifinals of the French Open for the fourth straight year, beating Garbine Muguruza of Spain 1-6, 7-5, 6-1 on Tuesday.The seventh-seeded Russian made a slow start on Court Philippe Chatrier, falling ...
Jun 3, 2014
PARIS - It might seem unlikely for a player to go from merely mediocre to nearly perfect right smack-dab in the middle of a match, yet that's what Maria Sharapova did in the French Open's fourth round.Shouting ...
Jun 2, 2014
Sorry, no results found for