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  • Troy Rike calls out dirty basketball tactics in UAAP

    October 21, 2018 9:35 AM 11

    'The elbow in the free throw or going after someone's knees, there's no need for that. Be physical and look me in the eye.' "The elbow in the free throw or going after someone's knees, there's no need for that. Be physical and look me in the eye." Off the court, Rike has expressed his dislike for unnecessary physical actions when a video of Adamson's

  • Resurgent Jerie Pingoy says criticisms fuel stellar 2nd round

    October 20, 2018 10:02 AM 19

    The Adamson point guard still has the competitive fire in him – someone just needed to fan the flames MANILA, Philippines – After a rather unflattering first round in the UAAP Season 81, Adamson Falcons point guard Jerie “Koko” Pingoy has seen a timely resurgence from the lower ranks of Franz Pumaren’s bench. Since Adamson's two straight losses after

  • San Beda exacts revenge on Lyceum, clinches top seed

    October 18, 2018 10:20 AM 13

    Robert Bolick and James Canlas lead the San Beda charge as the Red Lions put a lock on the No. 1 spot in the Final Four MANILA, Philippines – The San Beda Red Lions avenged its first-round loss to the Lyceum Pirates just when it really mattered. Robert Bolick and James Canlas took charge as the Red Lions turned back the Pirates, 75-68, to clinch the top seed in the Final

  • Pacquiao seeks KO victory over Broner

    October 18, 2018 6:37 AM 9

    The Filipino boxing icon says he'll focus on American challenger Adrien Broner first before planning a rematch with Floyd Mayweather Jr “If I can finish it earlier than 7 rounds, why not?” Pacquiao told reporters Wednesday night, October 17, referring to his scheduled defense of the World Boxing Association welterweight crown against Broner in January

  • La Salle rides third-quarter surge to dispatch UE

    October 17, 2018 7:20 AM 10

    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 10

    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 10

    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 16

    '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 17

    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 14

    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