ONLY four months into 2021, and Filipina ace Alex Eala is already opening her ninth tournament. After her short but sweet stint in the 2021 Miami Open, the Filipina teen tennis sensation has flown to Switzerland to make her debut in the ...
Apr 5, 2021
ENSTONE, England - Formula One driver Fernando Alonso should fully recover from an operation on a fractured upper jaw following a cycling accident, his Alpine F1 team said on Friday.Alonso was taken to hospital after an accident in Switzerland on Thursday and ...
Feb 12, 2021
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
PORTO, Portugal - On a night when Portugal unveiled its newest star, it was the same old Cristiano Ronaldo who came through for the national team again.Teenager Joao Felix, who has been called Ronaldo's successor, made his international debut on ...
Jun 6, 2019
By TRISTAN LAVALETTEPERTH, Australia - Roger Federer relied on his trusted serve to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas 7-6 (5), 7-6 (4) Thursday and give defending champion Switzerland a spot in the Hopman Cup final.The victory assured Switzerland's advancement, but ...
Jan 4, 2019
KALININGRAD, Russia - Albania's national flag was at the center of Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) at the World Cup.Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri celebrated their goals by making a nationalist symbol ...
Jun 23, 2018
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - Brazil joined the list of big teams struggling to win their opening matches at the World Cup in Russia.The five-time champions were held to a 1-1 draw by Switzerland on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), a ...
Jun 18, 2018
ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia - Neymar is still the key to Brazil's attack, even if he hasn't fully recovered from a right foot injury.The five-time champions play their opening World Cup match on Sunday against Switzerland, and ...
Jun 17, 2018
PHILIPPINE Olympic Committee (POC) chief Ricky Vargas had his first audience with International Olympic Committee (POC) president Thomas Bach which highlighted his two-day visit at the IOC office in Lausanne, Switzerland.Vargas met with Bach for 45 minutes as the two ...
Jun 14, 2018
VILLARREAL, Spain - Spain couldn't manage more than a 1-1 draw against Switzerland in its final match before traveling to Russia for the World Cup.Spain was in control from the start but failed to capitalize on its chances and ...
Jun 4, 2018
INTERSPORT finally broke ground in Southeast Asia after formally opening its first store in the Philippines on Thursday at the Ayala Vertis North Mall on Quezon City.Planet Sports Incorporated, the company behind Planet Sports, the Athlete's Foot and Sports ...
Feb 22, 2018
GANGNEUNG, South Korea - Anna Shokhina had two goals and two assists as the team of Olympic athletes from Russia advanced to the women's hockey semifinals against defending gold medalist Canada with an upset 6-2 win over Switzerland.The Swiss, ...
Feb 17, 2018
GANGNEUNG, South Korea - The moment was too important to be overshadowed by a loss.No matter the final score.The Korean women's hockey team, the first in Olympic history to combine players from North and South, was routed 8-0 ...
Feb 11, 2018
PERTH, Australia - Roger Federer and Belinda Bencic advanced Switzerland into the Hopman Cup final with straight-set singles victories over their American opponents on Thursday.Federer beat Jack Sock 7-6 (5), 7-5 before Bencic defeated CoCo Vandeweghe 7-6 (6), ...
Jan 5, 2018
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) is banking on the so-called 'Power of 3' and the certainty that the basketball bar would be raised if and when the Philippines gets the nod as the main host of the FIBA World Cup ...
Dec 4, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - A year after winning the European Championship, Portugal has set its sights on another trophy after sealing its place at the 2018 World Cup with a 2-0 victory over Switzerland on Tuesday.Cristiano Ronaldo's team got the ...
Oct 11, 2017
LISBON, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo is set to return to Portugal's lineup for the decisive World Cup qualifier against Switzerland on Tuesday.Ronaldo did not start in the 2-0 win at Andorra last week because he was not fully fit, ...
Oct 10, 2017
BASEL, Switzerland - Substitute Cristiano Ronaldo lifted Portugal to a labored 2-0 win at Andorra on Saturday, and set up a showdown against Switzerland next week that will decide who advances to the World Cup.Ronaldo was rested and watched the first ...
Oct 8, 2017
SWITZERLAND extended its perfect record in World Cup qualifying by defeating Latvia, 3-0, on Sunday for its eighth straight victory, while Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal edged 10-man Hungary, 1-0, to stay close at the top of Group B. ...
Sep 4, 2017
PORTO, Portugal - Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to move past Pele on the list of all-time international goalscorers as Portugal beat Faeroe Islands 5-1 on Thursday (Friday, Manila time) to stay close to Switzerland at the top of Group ...
Sep 1, 2017
PERTH, Australia - Roger Federer found himself overmatched - just - by a younger and stronger-serving opponent on Wednesday, losing, 7-6 (1), 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), to 19-year-old Alexander Zverev of Germany at the Hopman Cup.The 35-year- ...
Jan 5, 2017
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