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  • La Salle rides third-quarter surge to dispatch UE

    October 17, 2018 7:20 AM 4

    The Green Archers drub the Red Warriors to pick up their fifth UAAP victory and grab a share of third place MANILA, Philippines – The La Salle Green Archers opened their UAAP second-round campaign on a high note, drubbing the struggling UE Red Warriors, 79-59, in Season 81 men's basketball at the Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday, October 17. La Salle's

  • PH Volcanoes barge into prestigious Hong Kong Sevens

    October 15, 2018 2:13 PM 4

    The Nationals nab bronze in the 2018 Asia Sevens Series to secure the final ticket to the Hong Kong Sevens The Nationals fell short of clinching a final seat following a 12-19 loss to Hong Kong in the semifinals but didn't return home empty-handed with a spot in the tournament considered the most prestigious in the World Rugby Sevens Series

  • Simona Halep secures second year-end No. 1 ranking

    October 15, 2018 11:30 AM 4

    PARIS, France – Simona Halep has secured the year-end No. 1 ranking in the WTA standings for the second year running. The Romanian spent 40 weeks at No. 1 in 2018, a season that saw her win 3 titles from a tour-leading 6 final appearances, amassing a 46-11 win-loss record. This year, Halep has won the Shenzhen Open, the Rogers Cup and her debut Grand

  • FIBA secretary general Patrick Baumann dead at 51

    October 14, 2018 11:15 AM 10

    'Basketball has lost a leader, an advocate and a friend' BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – FIBA onfirmed the passing of Patrick Baumann, FIBA secretary general and International Olympic Committee (IOC) member, on Sunday, October 14. He was 51. Baumann succumbed to a heart attack during the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) here. "Basketball has lost a leader, an advocate

  • Azkals hold 85th-ranked Oman to a draw

    October 13, 2018 4:47 PM 13

    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

  • NU snaps 5-game skid in rout of UE

    October 13, 2018 7:27 AM 11

    The NU Bulldogs wrap up their UAAP first-round campaign with a huge victory over the UE Red Warriors MANILA, Philippines – The NU Bulldogs breathed new life to their season with an 88-61 rout of the UE Red Warriors in the UAAP Season 81 men's basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena on Saturday, October 13. The Bulldogs (2-5) snapped a 5-game

  • PH swimmer Nicole Oliva bows out of Youth Olympics

    October 13, 2018 3:56 AM 6

    The 16-year-old fails to secure a medal but her sixth-place finish gives the Philippine swimming team hope for the future BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Nicole Oliva made the country proud by qualifying in the 400-meter freestyle event against the world’s best junior swimmers in the 2018 Youth Olympics at the Olympic Park here. The 16-year-old didn’t land a medal

  • Nuts and Bolt! Sprint legend grabs double after painful kick

    October 12, 2018 11:42 AM 7

    Usain Bolt recovers from a kick in the groin by scoring 2 goals in a preseason football game for Australia's Central Coast Mariners SYDNEY, Australia – Sprint legend Usain Bolt scored his first goals in professional football Friday, October 12, after starting up front in a preseason game for Australia's Central Coast Mariners. The 100 meters world record-holder

  • Letran clinches 3rd seed in NCAA thriller over Perpetual

    October 12, 2018 6:42 AM 5

    Bong Quinto delivers in the clutch as the Knights streak to their sixth straight victory MANILA, Philippines – Bong Quinto knocked in the clutch baskets as the red-hot Letran Knights escaped fellow Final Four contender Perpetual Help Altas in an 82-80 thriller to streak to their sixth straight victory in the NCAA Season 94 men’s basketball tournament

  • Khabib threatens to leave UFC if teammate fired

    October 12, 2018 12:41 AM 7

    Undefeated champion Khabib Nurmagomedov says he'll bolt out if UFC fires his teammate for striking Conor McGregor LOS ANGELES, USA – Unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov threatened to leave the UFC on Thursday, October 11, if the MMA promoters fire teammate Zubaira Tukhugov for striking Conor McGregor in a post-fight melee Saturday. Nurmagomedov, a 30-year-old