HAD the chance to ask Efren 'Bata' Reyes, Jr. that question back when he was still very active in the world pool circuit in the early 2000s, as he sat outside a hotel in downtown Taipei waiting for the ride ...
May 10, 2020
MAGNUS Carlsen is a No. 1 player in both reality and fantasy.The world chess champion from Norway is showing he has a flair for another game by moving to the top of the standings in Fantasy Premier League, an online football ...
Dec 16, 2019
REAPING medals in his debut this 30th Southeast Asian Games, Caloy Yulo might as well be considered as the Crown Prince of Philippine gymnastics.The teenager followed a gold medal-winning performance at the World Championships of artistic gymnastics with amother memorable ...
Dec 5, 2019
CHICAGO - When Nonito Donaire climbed the ring at Saitama Super Arena in Japan on Thursday, he carried with him 277 rounds worth of baggage and damage as a pro fighter for 18 years.His opponent, Naoya Inoue, had a relatively sparse 95 ...
Nov 9, 2019
WONDERING where Caloy Yulo got his grace and elegance on the floor exercise mat?It's from dad.While no one among his parents took up gymnastics, Yulo's father used to be into street dancing, which more or less explained ...
Oct 21, 2019
THE windfall continues for Filipino world champions Carlos Yulo and Nesthy Petecio.The Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation (MVPSF) is the latest to reward the two young athletes with financial incentives following their gold medal feats in their respective fields recently.Through ...
Oct 15, 2019
THE Philippines is celebrating a second world champion in less than 24 hours.Nesthy Petecio overcame a partisan crowd to beat hometown bet Liudmila Vorontsove and win the gold in the Aiba World Women's Championships Sunday in Ulan-Ude, Russia.Petecio ...
Oct 13, 2019
STUTTGART - Carlos Edriel Yulo capped his campaign in the 41st FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships on a golden note on Saturday, clinching the men's floor exercise title at the Hans Schleyer Halle. Performing next to last among eighth finalists, the ...
Oct 13, 2019
STUTTGART - Over three years ago, Carlos Edriel Yulo reluctantly left Manila for Tokyo to continue his intensive training under Japanese coach Munehiro Kugimiya.Gymnastics Association of the Philippines (GAP) president Cynthia Carrion, who took the young boy under her wings at the ...
Oct 13, 2019
TRYING to figure out Donnie Nietes in the ring is like trying to find the starting point of a scotch tape. You think it is relatively easy until you realize that a considerable amount of time has passed and you are still ...
Jan 2, 2019
KUALA LUMPUR - It appears retirement will have to wait for Manny Pacquiao.In the aftermath of his seventh-round destruction of Lucas Matthysse to win his 12th world title on Sunday, the 39-year-old Filipino immediately bared plans to defend the ...
Jul 15, 2018
YOKOHAMA, Japan - World champion Flora Duffy won the World Series Triathlon event in Yokohama on Saturday, surging ahead of the pack early in the 10-kilometer race to claim her second consecutive title in Japan.Duffy won in a time of 1 ...
May 12, 2018
GOING by the numbers, it is hard to deny Donnie 'Ahas' Nietes his place in Philippine pro boxing history.Nietes has been a world champion since 2007, inclusive of a Philippine record nine-year continuous title reign spread in two ...
Feb 16, 2018
LONDON - World champion Germany was held by an experimental England to a scoreless draw in a friendly at Wembley Stadium on Friday as the teams prepare for the World Cup in Russia.Jesse Lingard missed the target in stoppage time at the ...
Nov 11, 2017
IF you're one of those fans hoping to see global boxing icon Manny Pacquiao hang up his gloves soon, don't count on it.Amid a growing clamor for his retirement from fans who feel he has nothing left ...
Jul 12, 2017
TWO-time Formula One champion Fernando Alonso is confident that in short time he can get up to speed for the Indianapolis 500, even though he has never before raced in IndyCar or on a superspeedway.So are the IndyCar drivers Alonso ...
Apr 13, 2017
IT'S not enough for Manny Pacquiao to just be the only person in boxing to win world titles in eight divisions.When he climbs the ring on November 5 to challenge Jessie Vargas for the World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight crown, ...
Oct 28, 2016
LILLE, France - Germany's first penalty miss at a European Championship for 40 years proved but a footnote Sunday as the team eased into the quarterfinals with a comprehensive 3-0 defeat of Slovakia.Goals from Jerome Boateng, Mario Gomez and ...
Jun 27, 2016
HOLLYWOOD - A former world champion and Olympic medalist sees Manny Pacquiao capable of being a hit in the Summer Games.Regilio Benito Tuur said the boxing great from General Santos City can easily adapt to Olympic-style boxing if ever professionals are ...
Apr 3, 2016
BALANGA, Bataan - Age and beauty came to the fore in the inaugural Powerman Duathlon Pilipinas on Sunday.In what he said was probably his last Powerman race, Rob Woestenborghs, a 39-year old chiropractor from Belgium, bested his younger counterparts while Filipina ...
Nov 15, 2015
PBA
BINAN, Laguna - In his PBA preseason debut, Manny Pacquiao showed good form although clearly not the kind you'd expected from a professional basketball player.Suiting up for the first time for expansion team Kia Motors where he is playing coach, ...
Oct 4, 2014
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