THE Philippines' Alex Eala overcame a jittery start to beat home bet Yvonne Cavalle-Reimers, 5-7, 6-1, 6-2, and win her first professional title in the W15 Manacor tournament in Mallorca, Spain on Sunday night (Manila time).The ...
Jan 24, 2021
UNITED City FC striker Bienvenido Maranon is taking his first big step toward becoming a Filipino citizen.The Justice Committee of the House of Representatives unanimously approved on Wednesday House Bill No. 7427, which iseeks to grant Filipino citizenship to the Spanish ...
Dec 2, 2020
BERLIN - The German soccer federation is sticking with Joachim Löw as coach of the national team despite the 6-0 loss to Spain.The federation said Monday that its management agreed in a conference call that Löw, who has been ...
Dec 1, 2020
BERLIN - Spain and Germany held on to claim uninspiring wins in the Nations League on Saturday, when Luxembourg and Montenegro also won their games.A blunder from Switzerland goalkeeper Yann Sommer was enough for Spain to win, 1-0, in an empty ...
Oct 11, 2020
LISBON, Portugal - With fans back in the stands, Portugal and Spain drew, 0-0, in a friendly on Wednesday.Some 2,500 fans attended the match that served as a test for Portuguese authorities and football officials to evaluate the possibility of ...
Oct 8, 2020
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Isiah Thomas loved to play road games, and the ones he could have been part of in 1980 might have been unlike any other in his career.The Olympics. Inside the Soviet Union. During the Cold War.Much still gets made of ...
Aug 13, 2020
BERT Calaquian, a successful, self-made businessman, beloved husband, father and grandfather, and a diehard basketball fan, died at the age of 72 a day after that infamous brawl between Gilas Pilipinas and the Australia Boomers at the Philippine Arena in Bulacan. ...
Aug 11, 2020
BARCELONA, Spain - Shrieks of joy rang out on Sunday in the streets of Spain as children were allowed to leave their homes for the first time in six weeks, while residents of Italy and France were eager to hear their leaders' ...
Apr 26, 2020
MADRID - Spanish authorities in the Andalucia region told local citizens on Tuesday that they have no reason to be concerned about the arrival of a Chinese soccer club from Wuhan for a preseason training camp.Wuhan Zall, based in the center of ...
Jan 29, 2020
SYDNEY - Rafael Nadal won a revamped Davis Cup in November and he lost Sunday's final of the ATP Cup, the newest international team competition.He thinks it's too much.After walking off following another hardcourt loss to Novak ...
Jan 13, 2020
SYDNEY - Rafael Nadal was coming off a really late night, and was determined to finish work before midnight on the eve of the inaugural ATP Cup final against Serbia.After more than 20 tight games against 20-year-old Alex de Minaur&# ...
Jan 12, 2020
MADRID - Rafael Nadal gave all he had on the Caja Mágica center court in Madrid.The top-ranked Spanish star even admitted he risked getting injured by playing eight matches - five singles, three doubles - in six days at the Davis Cup ...
Nov 25, 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
MOST of the continent's major soccer powers are in cruise control as they close in on qualification for next year's European Championship.Some are likely to secure their place in the finals this week, with two or three ...
Oct 9, 2019
RICKY Rubio of Spain was crowned as the MVP of the Fiba Basketball World Cup 2019 in China.Rubio averaged 16.4 points and 6.0 assists throughout the tournament to win the individual award in helping Spain capture the Fiba Basketball ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - Marc Gasol looked to the sky as confetti fell, some sticking to his massive shoulders, and then cradled and kissed the giant golden chalice that goes to the World Cup champions.He's getting good at hoisting trophies.Gasol got ...
Sep 15, 2019
AUSTRALIA center Andrew Bogut faces a Fiba probe after his profanity-laced rant against the world basketball body and its referees after the Boomers' loss to Spain in their World Cup semifinal on Friday,.Bogut complained loudly and profanely after his ...
Sep 15, 2019
BEIJING - Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Lamar Odom, LeBron James and Kyrie Irving.Those are the only five players to win an NBA title and a gold medal in the same year, whether it was in FIBA or Olympic competition, with Pippen doing ...
Sep 14, 2019
AUSTRALIA veteran Andrew Bogut minced no words after the Boomers suffered a heartbreaking 95-88 double-overtime loss to Spain in their Fiba World Cup semifinal at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center on Friday night.Bogut was left fuming by a number ...
Sep 13, 2019
SPAIN turned to Sergio Llull in the second overtime to turn back a tenacious Australia side, 95-88, on Friday night and reach the final of the 2019 Fiba World Cup at the Beijing Wukesong Sports Center.Llull hit the three-pointer ...
Sep 13, 2019
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