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January 6, 2019 2:06 AM Djokovic's conqueror Bautista Agut takes Qatar Open title

After stunning world No. 1 Novak Djokovic in the semis, Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut completes his stellar run with a championship DOHA, Qatar – Roberto Bautista Agut followed up his shock victory over world No. 1 Novak Djokovic by lifting the Qatar Open title on Saturday, January 5. The Spaniard ground out a hard-fought victory in 3 sets against the Czech 129

January 5, 2019 1:41 AM Djokovic crashes out of Qatar Open

Spain's Roberto Bautista Agut shocks world No. 1 Novak Djokovic to advance to the final round DOHA, Qatar – Novak Djokovic lost surprisingly in Doha, beaten in the Qatar Open semifinal by world No. 24 Roberto Bautista Agut, 6-3, 6-7 (8/6), 6-4, on Friday, January 4. The Serb fell to his first defeat of the season in a high-quality contest lasting more than 2 1/2 hours 106

December 13, 2018 4:03 PM Former Qatar coach tapped as new La Salle mentor

La Salle is expected to name former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis as Louie Gonzalez's replacement MANILA, Philippines – Former Qatar national basketball team head coach Tim Lewis is expected to be named as the new head coach of the De La Salle Green Archers, multiple sources have informed Rappler. Jimmy Alapag was also offered the La Salle 100

December 4, 2018 10:31 AM Arwind Santos on limited minutes in Gilas return: 'Sobrang bitin ako'

The 37-year-old PBA veteran says he expected to play more minutes in the crucial second half of Gilas' home loss to Iran in the World Cup qualifiers MANILA, Philippines – Arwind Santos admitted he expected to play more minutes in Gilas Pilipinas' heartbreaking 70-78 home loss to Iran in the fifth window of the World Cup qualifiers on Monday, December 108

November 20, 2018 4:55 PM World record holders Kipchoge and Mayer nominated for athlete of the year

PARIS, France - The world's fastest marathon runner Eliud Kipchoge and world decathlon record holder Kevin Mayer are among five nominees for the IAAF's male athlete of the year, the federation announced on Tuesday. The Kenyan and Frenchman are joined on the shortlist by the quickest person over 60m indoors American Christian Coleman, European pole-vault 171

October 27, 2018 12:12 PM Simone Biles in hospital scare at World Gymnastics

The American superstar gymnast says the medical emergency won't stop her from competing in the world championships FIGHTER. Ten-time world champion Simone Biles remains a favorite in the competition. DOHA, Qatar – Simone Biles was rushed to the hospital in Qatar with a kidney stone, just hours before the American superstar makes her bow at this year's 76

October 17, 2018 12:36 PM Barcelona announce 2019 summer tour to Asia

Barcelona’s Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal (L) greets Barcelona’s Argentinian forward Lionel Messi as he leaves the pitch during the Spanish league football match between FC Barcelona and Athletic Club Bilbao at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on September 29, 2018. (Photo by Pau Barrena / AFP) Barcelona plan to visit China and Japan as part of a pre-season 102

October 13, 2018 4:47 PM Azkals hold 85th-ranked Oman to a draw

A draw marks a big improvement from the Philippines' previous performances against Oman 17 years ago MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine Azkals drew Oman, 1-1, in a FIFA International "A" friendly on Saturday, October 13 at Al Gharafa Stadium in Al Rayyan, Qatar. It was the first time in 17 years that the country faced 85th-ranked Oman as the Philippine 84

October 13, 2018 2:47 AM Olympic star Biles leads Team USA at world championships

The four-time Olympic gold medalist and three-time world all-around champion headlines the six-woman group Team USA will send to the 2018 world championship in Doha, Qatar later this month. The world championships are the first international meet for Biles since the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. The 21-yeara-old took time off after winning 64

October 13, 2018 1:55 AM Jetliner lands in US after world’s longest flight

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 28, 2018 a Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus A350 aircraft takes off from the Changi Airport in Singapore. (Photo by Roslan RAHMAN / AFP) An Airbus A350-900ULR jetliner arrived in Newark on Friday after a nearly 18-hour trip from Singapore, completing the world’s longest commercial flight. Singapore Airlines Flight 105