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  • PBA: Importless TNT hacks out tough win vs Meralco

    August 19, 2018 1:31 PM 4

    TNT KaTropa hammered out a difficult 92-87 victory over sister team Meralco in the PBA Governors Cup at Ynares Center in Antipolo City Sunday. Despite playing without Mike Glover, who had a disappointing performance in their loss to NLEX last Friday, the KaTropa managed to pull off the win thanks to Terrence Romeo and Roger Pogoy. The match was tight

  • PBA: NLEX pockets win No. 2 with easy victory over NorthPort

    August 19, 2018 10:53 AM 3

    Despite fielding an injured import, NLEX still managed to hand down NorthPort a 123-107 beating in the PBA Governors Cup Sunday at Ynares Center in Antipolo City. Olu Ashaolu played through pain and scored 27 points, helping the Road Warriors get their second straight win in as many starts. Larry Fonacier, Mark Tallo and JR Quinahan also provided quality

  • PVL: Adamson outlasts gritty San Beda

    August 19, 2018 9:38 AM 3

    Unbeaten Adamson University needed extra work in its second of back-to-back weekend games Sunday to stave off upset-conscious San Beda University, 25-16, 16-25, 22-25, 25-18, 15-8, in the Premier Volleyball League Season 2 Collegiate Conference at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan. The semifinals-bound Lady Falcons inched closer to completing a sweep

  • Asian Games: Taiwan shoots into first place for gold in Asiad blow to China

    August 19, 2018 8:23 AM 3

    Taiwanese teenager Lin Yingshin and teammate Lu Shaochuan scored a narrow victory over bitter rivals China at the shooting range of the Asian Games on Sunday. The finals venue for the 10m air rifle mixed team event in Palembang, which is co-hosting the Games with Jakarta, was standing room only as 19-year-old Lin and 21-year-old Lu brought the victory

  • Asian Games: PH volleyball team bows to Thailand in opener

    August 19, 2018 6:47 AM 3

    JAKARTA—Thailand gave the Philippine women’s volleyball team a rude welcome back to the Asian Games. The team, playing in these Games for the first time in 36 years, was swept in straight sets by the Southeast Asian powerhouse as the Filipinas failed to sustain a fast start. The Thais recovered from a seven-point deficit in Set 1 to eventually claim

  • Asian Games: PH poomsae teams reach semis, assured of taekwondo bronze

    August 19, 2018 6:46 AM 4

    The Philippine men's and women's poomsae teams in taekwondo reached the semifinals on Sunday, making them a lock to secure at least a bronze medal in the Asian Games in Jakarta. Dustin Jacob Mella, Jeordan Dominguez and Rodolfo Reyes Jr. opened their bid in the men's competition by beating Saudi Arabia in the round of 16 and Iran in the quarterfinals

  • Araneta to challenge for world crown after Tomogdan KO

    August 19, 2018 4:09 AM 5

    Cebuano power puncher Christian Araneta may just be another world champion in the making MANILA, Philippines – Just when the bomb was thought to be a dud, it exploded. Power puncher Christian Araneta, dubbed “The Bomb” unleashed a left uppercut with just two seconds to go to brutally knock out Jerry Tomogdan in the 12th round late Saturday, August 18, and snare

  • Phelps: Saving a life more important than a gold medal

    August 18, 2018 5:26 AM 4

    Olympic swimming legend Michael Phelps opens up again on his ongoing battle with depression LOS ANGELES, Unites States – Olympic swimming great Michael Phelps has opened up again about his ongoing battle with depression, hoping he can help others who struggle with the disease. "I'd like to make a difference, I'd like to be able to save a life if I can," Phelps

  • Boxing: Filipina-Aussie boxer sets sights on women’s world title at SuperFly 3

    August 17, 2018 2:02 PM 5

    Aside from super flyweight contenders Donnie ‘Ahas’ Nietes and Aston ‘Mighty’ Palicte, a third Filipino will be gunning for a world title as well on the upcoming SuperFly 3 card at The Forum in Los Angeles, California on September 8th. Nietes and Palicte will be fighting for the vacant WBC Super Flyweight World Championship, while Filipino-Australian

  • Asian Games: Flag-bearer Clarkson no stranger to wearing barong Tagalog

    August 17, 2018 11:49 AM 4

    JAKARTA—Cleveland Cavaliers guard Jordan Clarkson will have the honor of carrying the Philippine flag when the 2018 Asian Games officially opens on Saturday night at Gelora Bung Karno stadium. Clarkson arrived in this city on Thursday and has since taken part in two practices with the Philippine national basketball team, proving to be a quick learner