Mayweather’s win signals death of boxing

May 4, 2015 9:21 pm

Though his defensive scoring style allowed Floyd Mayweather Jr. to beat Manny Pacquiao on Sunday via unanimous decision, many boxing aficionados believe that the unbeaten American’s hit-and-run tactics could spell the death of boxing. Boxing fans that’ve paid thousands of … Read more »

Amir Khan wants Mayweather fight

May 4, 2015 9:21 pm

LAS VEGAS: Britain’s former two-time light-welterweight world champion Amir Khan has said he wants to be the next opponent for Floyd Mayweather after watching ringside as the American outpointed Manny Pacquiao in the Las Vegas superfight on Saturday (Sunday in … Read more »

McIlroy wins WGC World Match Play crown

May 4, 2015 9:20 pm

SAN FRANCISCO: World number one Rory McIlroy added the World Golf Championships (WGC) World Match Play Championship to his four majors with a 4&2 victory over US journeyman Gary Woodland in Sunday’s final (Monday in Manila). Northern Irishman McIlroy, who … Read more »

Woods, Vonn split

May 4, 2015 9:20 pm

LOS ANGELES: Former world number one Tiger Woods and his skiing star girlfriend of three years Lindsey Vonn have separated, it was confirmed on Sunday (Monday in Manila). Vonn announced the split in a statement on her Facebook page, saying … Read more »

Wizards shock top-seeded Hawks, Warriors romp

May 4, 2015 9:17 pm

ATLANTA: The well-rested Washington Wizards shook off injury scares for Bradley Beal and John Wall on Sunday (Monday in Manila) to shock the top-seeded Atlanta Hawks in game one of their NBA second-round playoff series. Beal battled through a right … Read more »

NCR gymnasts shine in Palaro opener

May 4, 2015 9:17 pm

Davao del Norte: John Ivan Cruz bagged two gold medals powering the National Capital Region’s (NCR) dominance of the first day of gymnastics competition of the 2015 Palarong Pambansa at the Panabo Multi-Purpose Cultural Tourism and Sports Center here on … Read more »

Pinays lose to Japanese in U-23 Asian volleyball

May 4, 2015 9:16 pm

World No. 4 Japan outclassed the inexperienced Philippine squad, 25-12, 25-18, 25-15, to stay unbeaten in Pool E of the 1st Asian Women’s Under-23 Volleyball Championship on Monday at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City. The Japanese are now 2-0 … Read more »

Lim, partner rule Delhi tennis meet

May 4, 2015 9:16 pm

Filipino Alberto Lim Jr. and Vietnamese partner Nam Hoang Ly topped the boys’ doubles event of the 2015 Asian Closed Junior Championship held at the Khanna Tennis Stadium in New Delhi, India. The top-seeded Lim and Ly overpowered Sora Fukuda … Read more »

PBA Governor’s Cup opens today

May 4, 2015 9:16 pm

ALASKA will face Blackwater while Meralco will battle Globalport today at the start of the 40th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governor’s Cup at the Araneta Coliseum. Fans are excited how Asian imports will fare against their local counterparts in the … Read more »

Coach Mourinho steels Chelsea for challenges ahead

May 4, 2015 9:15 pm

LONDON: Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes his newly crowned Premier League champions will face a challenge just to secure a top-four finish next season due to the English top flight’s competitiveness. Chelsea claimed their first league title since 2010 on … Read more »


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