PBA
SMART CLARK GIGA CITY - The third cycle of RT-PCR testing among the 12 PBA teams already began on Tuesday.It will be the third time ballclubs will be swab tested since the Philippine Cup bubble began three weeks ago.Magnolia and ...
Oct 27, 2020
PARIS - At the mere mention of Novak Djokovic's name, at the mere thought of sharing a court with a 17-time Grand Slam champion and the French Open's No. 1-seeded man, Daniel Elahi Galan broke into a ...
Oct 2, 2020
JUDGING by the way Johnriel Casimero dispatched Duke Micah with ease, there was no doubt in his mind he could beat even a great champion like Naoya Inoue.The 30-year-old Filipino poured out his frustrations against the hapless Micah, whom ...
Sep 27, 2020
MELBOURNE, Australia - Maria Sharapova smacked a forehand winner - the sort she's hit so many times, at so many key moments, over the years - to take control against defending champion Caroline Wozniacki at the Australian Open. Sharapova balled up her fists, ...
Jan 18, 2019
MELBOURNE, Australia - Caroline Wozniacki will have her most daunting challenge in defense of her Australian Open women's singles title when she takes on five-time Grand Slam champion Maria Sharapova in the third round at Melbourne Park on Friday.The ...
Jan 18, 2019
NEW YORK - Serena and Venus Williams could be headed toward their earliest Grand Slam meeting in 20 years, facing a potential third-round matchup at the U.S. Open.If the sisters do play each other, the winner might face No. 1- ...
Aug 24, 2018
WASHINGTON - Andy Murray is showing signs of returning to his old form, right down to the return winner he delivered on the last point of his first victory over a top-20 player in more than a year.Murray took a more ...
Aug 2, 2018
SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. - Dustin Johnson at least gets one more round to try to redeem himself in the US Open.So does the USGA.The best players in the world were no match for a Shinnecock Hills course that even the USGA ...
Jun 17, 2018
PARIS - The topic was the location of Maria Sharapova's upcoming third-round match at the French Open, and a reporter noted it likely will be at one of the tournament's main arenas, given that it involves 2016 U. ...
Jun 1, 2018
MMA
RIO DE JANEIRO - Max Holloway claimed the undisputed UFC featherweight title on Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time), stopping long-reigning champion Jose Aldo in the third round of an impressive upset victory.Holloway (18-3) won the belt in Aldo's ...
Jun 4, 2017
MELBOURNE, Australia - It was inevitable after such an energetic performance in her second-round win over Stefanie Voegele at the Australian Open that Venus Williams would get asked about transcending the generations in tennis.The 36-year-old, seven-time major winner ...
Jan 18, 2017
LONDON (AP) - Novak Djokovic's 30-match Grand Slam winning streak ended stunningly on Saturday (Sunday, Manila time) with a 7-6 (6), 6-1, 3-6, 7-6 (5) loss to Sam Querrey in Wimbledon's third round.Djokovic ...
Jul 3, 2016
LONDON - While Novak Djokovic - he of the 30-match Grand Slam winning streak - and Roger Federer can relax and enjoy their places in Wimbledon's third round, there are more than two dozen players still stuck in the opening round.That ...
Jun 30, 2016
TONY Lascuña used a solid start to unnerve Zanieboy Gialon and overcome a four-stroke deficit, then steadied at the back to wrest back a two-stroke lead with a three-under 69 in the third round of the ICTSI Open ...
Sep 11, 2015
NEW YORK - Leave it to Novak Djokovic to engage in some sort of good-natured post-match goofiness on court at the US Open.Djokovic has entertained spectators in the past with his impersonations of fellow players.This time, after a second- ...
Sep 3, 2015
PBA
AN emotional and eventful week for Leodaniel 'Leo' De Vera ended on a high on Sunday when he was picked in the third round of the PBA Rookie Draft.De Vera's selection by the Mahindra Enforcer came two days after his ...
Aug 24, 2015
PBA
GLOBALPORT admitted it was surprised to see Roi Sumang available deep in the third round of the PBA Rookie Draft on Sunday afternoon, but was glad to tab the former UAAP standout at No. 26 overall.Batang Pier coach Pido Jarencio said ...
Aug 23, 2015
LONDON - With a casual between-the-legs shot, Roger Federer displayed the magic that makes him so special on Centre Court at Wimbledon.In a vintage performance from the grass-court master, Federer blew away American Sam Querrey, 6-4, 6-2, ...
Jul 3, 2015
LONDON - Down a break at 3-1 in the first set, defending champion Novak Djokovic kept his cool on the hottest day in Wimbledon history.Running off 13 points in a row, Djokovic seized command and stayed in front the rest of ...
Jul 2, 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
MELBOURNE, Australia - For the first time in a dozen years, Roger Federer won't be featuring in the Australian Open semifinals after being beaten 6-4, 7-6 (5), 4-6, 7-6 (5) on Friday in the third round by ...
Jan 23, 2015
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