MADRID - Fernando Alonso will undergo an intense training program with Toyota ahead of next year's Dakar Rally.The Japanese carmaker says Alonso will work with its Dakar Rally team in the next five months to "familiarize himself with the challenging ...
Aug 21, 2019
Philippine Olympic Committee secretary-general Patrick Gregorio announced on Wednesday that the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) has approved the release of the equivalent of P1.5 million for the purchase of an official transport for the POC.,For its part, Toyota ...
Jun 12, 2019
TOKYO - It can't dribble, let alone slam dunk, but Toyota's basketball robot hardly ever misses a free throw or a three-pointer.The 207-centimeter (six-foot, 10-inch)-tall machine made five of eight 3-point shots ...
Apr 1, 2019
MADRID - Former Formula One champion Fernando Alonso has taken a test drive in the Toyota Hilux truck that won the Dakar Rally this year.The Spanish driver was in South Africa for the test along with former Dakar Rally champion Giniel de ...
Mar 28, 2019
ADELINE Dumapong-Ancheta has long proven that disability is never an obstacle to sports supremacy.Contracting polio at an early age, the Filipina powerlifter used to push her wheelchair to the gym just to attend her trainings, rain or shine, as regular ...
Mar 11, 2019
Here at Top Gear Philippines, we love ourselves a little friendly competition every now and then. Maybe you?ve noticed this by the number of polls or Spec-Sheet Brawls we put out on our website. A healthy debate about anything involving ...
Nov 6, 2018
PBA
EVEN in retirement, basketball legends Robert Jaworski Sr. and Ramon Fernandez belong to opposing sides.The former Toyota teammates turned rivals were keen spectators in Game Four of the PBA Philippine Cup semifinals on Thursday night, the Big J showing his support ...
Mar 15, 2018
PBA
DANNY Florencio, one of the early high-flyers in Philippine basketball, passed away on Saturday in San Francisco (Sunday, Manila time) after suffering a stroke.He was 70.Florencio was known for his acrobatic shots that paved way for exciting players such ...
Feb 25, 2018
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra pulled off another coup when legends Robert Jaworski Sr. and Francis Arnaiz watched Game Two of the PBA Governors Cup Finals together on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.Jaworski and Arnaiz, whose illustrious backcourt partnership produced a number of ...
Oct 15, 2017
PBA
CARLOS 'Bobong' Velez, the man responsible for elevating the television coverage of the PBA to new heights, passed away on Saturday night.He was 71.Along with brother Ricky, Velez founded Vintage Enterprises in 1978, but it didn't really become a ...
Jun 3, 2017
FOR the first time in NBA history, two teams are meeting in the Finals for the third straight time after the reigning champions Cleveland Cavaliers arranged another face-off with the Golden State Warriors.In the Philippine basketball setting, however, trilogies have ...
May 31, 2017
PBA
YENG Guiao's lucky charm on Wednesday night came in the form of a tanned figure standing all of 6-foot-3, half his face covered by the bill of his cap.The NLEX coach happened to pass by former PBA player ...
May 24, 2017
PBA
FORTY-TWO years ago today, the first ever professional basketball league in the country, and for that matter in Asia, came into being.Nine former members the Manila Industrial Commercial Athletic Association (Micaa) - Crispa, Toyota, Universal Textiles, Royal Tru-Orange, Noritake, Concepcion ...
Apr 9, 2017
PBA
SOME of the biggest names in Philippine basketball gathered on Monday night to celebrate the 92nd birthday of legendary coach Virgilio 'Baby' Dalupan on the launch of a book about him.Dozens of his former players led by Atoy Co, Bogs Adornado, ...
Oct 19, 2015
PBA
DESPITE the size, strength and athleticism of today's generation of players, PBA great Danny Florencio believes no Filipino player still comes close to Ramon Fernandez, the pro league's first four-time MVP."Wala pang makakapareho diyan kay Mon," Florencio, ...
May 22, 2014
PBA
A PULLOUT of all three San Miguel Corp. teams from the PBA will be a "no-win situation" both for the pro league and the conglomerate, said grand slam coach Tommy Manotoc."I think at the end of the day, they (SMC ...
Mar 13, 2013
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