FROM the US to Europe to Asia, the easing of some coronavirus lockdowns brought millions out of their homes to enjoy the outdoors and warm spring temperatures. Yet the global pandemic is still slicing through the defenses of other nations, causing infections ...
May 3, 2020
MONTREAL - Russia's four-year Olympic ban for manipulating doping data is heading to sport's highest court.The World Anti-Doping Agency said Thursday (Friday, Manila time) it has formally referred the case to the Court of Arbitration for ...
Jan 10, 2020
MOSCOW - Russia has signaled it will file an appeal against its four-year Olympic ban due to World Anti-Doping Agency sanctions which President Vladimir Putin on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) branded "unfair."The Russian anti-doping agency's supervisory board ...
Dec 20, 2019
LONDON - Expelling all Russians from the Olympics would have been disproportionate and risked being overturned in court, according to the lawyer facing mounting criticism for overseeing a World Anti-Doping Agency decision not to impose a total ban on Russia for a ...
Dec 13, 2019
MADRID - Rafael Nadal kept Spain's hopes alive, then Marcel Granollers and Feliciano López completed the comeback in the decisive doubles match to give the hosts a 2-1 win over Russia in the inaugural Davis Cup Finals.Granollers and ...
Nov 20, 2019
MADRID - Costume-wearing fans, boisterous crowds, exciting matches.Old traditions were preserved when the revamped Davis Cup began a new era on Monday in Madrid.As the 18-team Davis Cup Finals got underway in its new weeklong World Cup-style format ...
Nov 19, 2019
POLAND and Russia qualified for the 2020 European Championship on Sunday, while Gareth Bale's goal forced Croatia to wait after a 1-1 draw with Wales. Germany beat Estonia 3-0 despite playing with 10 men from the 14th minute. ...
Oct 14, 2019
NESTHY Petecio will vie for the gold medal in the Aiba Women's World Championships 2019 after beating Karriss Artingstall of England on Saturday in Ulan-Ude, Russia.Petecio won via unanimous decision in her featherweight semifinal match with four judges scoring ...
Oct 13, 2019
DOHA, Qatar - Russia's doping troubles are nowhere near over. After a head-snapping day of developments from Moscow to Tokyo to the Middle East, the country has new fears that its status at next year's Olympics could be ...
Sep 24, 2019
AJ Edu will see his Gilas Pilipinas Youth teammates for the last time on Tuesday in the FIBA U19 World Cup before returning to the US to prepare for an immediate operation of his knee injury.Edu, 19, will leave Heraklion, Greece ...
Jul 2, 2019
GILAS Pilipinas is looking to play in a pocket tournament in Spain in its buildup for the Fiba World Cup after a planned trip to Russia was shelved.Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio said a plan to play at ...
May 30, 2019
MOSCOW - World Anti-Doping Agency inspectors are leaving Moscow empty-handed after Russian authorities prevented them from accessing key doping data that the country's authorities had agreed to hand over.WADA reinstated the suspended Russian Anti-Doping Agency in September ...
Dec 22, 2018
TOP officials of the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) left for Moscow on Monday to attend the AIBA Congress where the future of the sport ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be tackled.ABAP president Ricky Vargas and ...
Oct 30, 2018
MMA
MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin has met with Khabib Nurmagomedov to congratulate him on winning the UFC lightweight title, and defended the fighter's actions in the brawl that followed his victory over Conor McGregor.Putin hailed Nurmagomedov' ...
Oct 11, 2018
MOSCOW - Hundreds of thousands of foreign men have flooded into Russia for the monthlong World Cup, setting off a fierce debate in the host nation about the roles and rights of women.Russian women who have dated the soccer fans have been ...
Jul 15, 2018
SAMARA, Russia - Luis Suarez finally got rattled at this year's World Cup.Sitting at the podium in the post-match news conference following Uruguay's 3-0 victory over Russia, a reporter asked him why he often wore a ...
Jun 29, 2018
SOCHI, Russia - Players from the Premier League and the Spanish league scored nearly half of the goals at the World Cup in the group stage.Of the 122 goals in the 48 matches so far, 31 came from players in England' ...
Jun 29, 2018
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia - Harry Kane scored a hat trick to help England to its most one-sided World Cup victory, a 6-1 rout of Panama on Sunday that secured a place in the last 16 with a game to spare.John ...
Jun 24, 2018
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Philippe Coutinho and Neymar scored injury-time goals to help Brazil beat Costa Rica 2-0 on Friday at the World Cup.Coutinho poked the ball past goalkeeper Keylor Navas in the first minute of injury time, and Neymar ...
Jun 22, 2018
MOSCOW - Cristiano Ronaldo made European football history by scoring in Portugal's 1-0 win over Morocco on Wednesday, a result that makes the North African team the first to be eliminated from the World Cup.Ronaldo's header in ...
Jun 20, 2018
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Two wins, eight goals and almost certainly a place in the knockout stage for first time since the Soviet era.Russia is enjoying quite the party at its own World Cup - and not even the highly anticipated return of ...
Jun 20, 2018
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