SANDI Morris set the bar high with her latest do-it-yourself project.Soon, she will be clearing it, too.The Olympic pole vault silver medalist didn't have a place to practice and plenty of down time due to the coronavirus ...
Apr 17, 2020
ARNIS is not about to rest on its laurels after the 30th Southeast Asian Games.In a fitting follow up to its 14 gold-medal romp in the recently concluded biennial meet, arnis will have its biggest tournament coming over here with ...
Dec 22, 2019
China's FunPlus Phoenix (FPX) and Europe's G2 Esports will vie for the League of Legends World Championship after taking care of business against top-caliber teams in the semifinals.Both FPX and G2 bested former world champions to ...
Nov 4, 2019
SERGEY Kovalev was considered by some to be washed up after he lost two straight fights to Andre Ward, the second by knockout. He got stopped again a few fights later, then had to rally in his native Russia to stop Anthony ...
Sep 19, 2019
MARK Anthony Barriga left for the U.S. on Thursday night - 10 days before he shoots for a first-ever world championship.Barriga was in the company of trainer Joven Jimenez and Survival Camp stablemate and current World Boxing Organization (WBO) super- ...
Nov 22, 2018
HIDILYN Diaz had a tough first step in qualifying for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic with an 11th-place finish in the 2018 International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championship in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan.Diaz lifted 93 kilograms in the snatch and 110 kilograms in ...
Nov 4, 2018
NARITA, Japan - Haylie McCleney hit a three-run homer in the fourth inning and the United States beat the Philippines 12-0 on Monday to improve to 5-0 at the women's softball world championship, a qualifier for the 2020 ...
Aug 6, 2018
LONDON - It's lights out for The Power.There was no fairytale ending to the incredible darts career of Phil Taylor, with the game's most successful player losing the world championship final in his last-ever match.Taylor, a ...
Jan 2, 2018
HIDILYN Diaz and Nestor Colonia captured gold medals in the Asian Senior Weightlifting Championship recently in Phuket, Thailand.Diaz swept the three gold medals in the women's 53kg division while Colonia got two in the men's 56kg class.Diaz lifted ...
Sep 8, 2015
BEIJING - Only seven years ago, Mo Farah was daydreaming about winning a medal - just one, any color.On Saturday, the British distance runner was on the track posing with Usain Bolt at the Bird's Nest as the friends continue to ...
Aug 30, 2015
EUGENE, Oregon - Will Claye already has an Olympic silver in the triple jump from the 2012 London Games. A bronze in the long jump, too.Next on his agenda? Gold, of course. Or maybe even platinum, should his upcoming record really take ...
Jun 25, 2015
DENIED a chance for back-to-back gold medals when organizers scratched BMX events from this year's Southeast Asian Games, Daniel Caluag is determined to give the country something to cheer about this year as he focuses on the world events ...
Feb 18, 2015
ALMATY, Kazakhstan - Bantamweight Mario Fernandez, with his lively feet and in-and-out moves, gave the PLDT-ABAP National boxing team its third win in four outings in the ongoing AIBA World Boxing Championships at the majestic Baluan Sholak Palace of Sports ...
Oct 18, 2013
THREE major international boxing tournaments are lined up this September for the PLDT-ABAP national team as a prelude to the AIBA World Championship in Almaty, Kazakhstan next month.Four young recruits - Jason Daming (46kgs), Hipolito Banal Jr. (48kgs), Paul Gilbert Galagnao ( ...
Sep 5, 2013
BARCELONA, Spain - He Chong won his record-tying third consecutive world title in the men's 3-meter springboard on Friday, giving China its seventh gold medal in eight diving events.Trailing heading into the fifth and next-to-last round, ...
Jul 27, 2013
THE PHILIPPINE Dragon Boat Federation-backed team has set a modest goal of two gold medals in the International Dragon Boat Federation World Dragon Boat Championships on July 24 to 28.The team left for Hungary on Monday with a conservative approach ...
Jul 22, 2013
THE V-Belles team that recently represented the Philippines in the FIVB Women's World Championship qualifiers in Vietnam has so much potential it should be kept intact for future international tournaments.Coach Roger Gorayeb made this plea on Thursday, saying the ...
Jun 20, 2013
THE newly-assembled squad of V-League stars begins its bid in the Asian Southeastern Zone Women's Volleyball qualifier as it takes on home team Vietnam on Friday in Quang Tri.Led by the National University stalwarts Myla Pablo, Jennylyn Reyes, ...
Jun 13, 2013
THE Philippine Blu Boys suffered their fifth setback in five outings, losing to the Netherlands, 4-8, in the 2013 Men's World Softball Championships in Auckland, New Zealand.The Blu Boys registered three runs in the second inning to tie the ...
Mar 5, 2013
THE PHILIPPINE Blu Boys remained winless after two outings when they bowed to Canada, 10-0, after four innings in the second day of the 2013 Men's World Softball Championships in Auckland, New Zealand.The Blu Boys were walloped by New ...
Mar 2, 2013
THE PHILIPPINE Blu Boys gear up for some tuneup matches before the start of the International Softball Federation Men's World Softball Championships next week in New Zealand.The Filipinos arrived a week before the start of the tournament set March 1 ...
Feb 23, 2013
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