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  • Batang Gilas routs Lebanon in FIBA Asia U18 opener

    August 5, 2018 1:48 PM 7

    The Philippine basketball youth team dazzles in its 22-point drubbing of Lebanon MANILA, Philippines – The newcomers starred as Batang Gilas kicked off its campaign in the FIBA Under-18 Asian Championship with a dominant 75-53 win over Lebanon at Nonthaburi, Thailand on Sunday, August 5. Filipino-Nigerian reinforcement AJ Edu proved to be as good as advertised

  • Thompson proves clutch as Ginebra nips San Miguel in Game 5

    August 5, 2018 11:55 AM 7

    The do-it-all guard finishes with a game-high 20 points and sinks the biggest buckets down the stretch MANILA, Philippines – In the first nip-and-tuck battle of the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup finals, Barangay Ginebra proved to be the more resilient team than San Miguel. Scottie Thompson drained the biggest buckets down the stretch as the Gin Kings escaped

  • FilAm swimmer who broke Phelps record eyes Olympics in 2024

    August 5, 2018 7:37 AM 10

    SALINAS, California - It’s been a week since 10-year-old Filipino-American Clark Kent Apuada broke a record that decorated Olympian Michael Phelps set in 1995. Apuada won the 100m butterfly event at the Far West International Championship, breaking Phelps’ record by a second, much to the delight of his long-time trainers. "A second in swimming is a smash

  • Mexico's Mendez rules Ironman 70.3 Asia-Pacific

    August 5, 2018 6:49 AM 7

    MANILA – A few months after dominating the Ironman 70.3 event in Davao, Mexico's Mauricio Mendez chalked up another victory in the Philippines. In an impressive performance, Mendez ruled the Regent Aguila Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championship on Sunday at the Shangri-la Mactan Resort and Spa. He finished the course in 3 hours, 46 minutes and 45 seconds

  • Alvarez stuns Kovalev in 7th to seize WBO light heavyweight title

    August 5, 2018 4:32 AM 7

    The Colombian lands a devastating right hook to send the Russian to the canvas for the 3rd and final time NEW YORK, USA – Unbeaten Eleider Alvarez knocked out Sergey Kovalev in the 7th round on Saturday, August 4, with a stunning upset victory to capture the World Boxing Organization (WBO) light heavyweight title. Alvarez, of Colombia, hit Kovalev with a devastating

  • Cameroon's Embiid shines but Team World claim NBA Africa Game

    August 5, 2018 1:40 AM 7

    PRETORIA - All Star Philadelphia 76ers centre Joel Embiid scored 24 points but could not inspire Team Africa to victory over Team World as they slipped to a 96-92 defeat in the NBA Africa Game played at a raucous Sun Arena in Pretoria on Saturday. Los Angeles Clippers small forward Danilo Gallinari led the scoring for Team World with 23 points, as well as eight

  • Pivotal Game 5 for San Miguel and Ginebra

    August 5, 2018 1:20 AM 7

    After four straight blowouts, one would naturally think that the 2018 PBA Commissioner's Cup Finals in finally due for a close game. Regardless if the blowouts persist or not, one thing will be guaranteed for Game 5 Sunday and that things should get more intense. San Miguel vs. Ginebra on a Sunday at the Big Dome with a best-of-7 series tied at 2-2. Yes, Cubao

  • Colorful parade opens 10th Gay Games in Paris

    August 5, 2018 12:32 AM 6

    PARIS - A colorful parade of athletes and supporters in a Paris stadium on Saturday launched the 10th edition of the international Gay Games, a week of sporting events and cultural meetings. More than 10,000 people from 90 countries are taking part in the games, which originated in San Francisco in 1982. Some of the participants come from countries where

  • NCAA: Magullano scores 30 as Generals outlast Stags in OT win

    August 3, 2018 8:22 AM 5

    Emilio Aguinaldo College battled back and then dug deep to get its very first win in the 94th Season of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament. Fighting back from a 12-point deficit before figuring out how to win in overtime, the Generals pulled off a 79-77 victory versus San Sebastian College-Recoletos on Friday at the Filoil Flying V Centre. JP Magullano

  • June Mar Fajardo nabs 7th Best Player award

    August 3, 2018 8:03 AM 8

    The Cebuano stalwart clinches the top individual plum in the Commissioner's Cup for the first time MANILA, Philippines – San Miguel Beermen's June Mar Fajardo continues his march towards unprecedented heights after bagging his 7th PBA Best Player of the Conference award. Fajardo, considered as the most dominant Filipino player today, amassed a total