Sports

Arum sees rosy last 2 years of Pacman’s boxing career

October 23, 2014 12:40 am

VETERAN promoter Bob Arum believes that the last two years of World Boxing Organization welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao in professional boxing would be rosy given the Filipino ring icon’s competitive nature. The Top Rank chief arrived in General Santos on … Read more »

So withdraws from Spice Cup

October 23, 2014 12:38 am

Filipino Grandmaster Wesley So has decided to withdraw in the ongoing 2014 Spice Cup Open at the Crowne Plaza Clayton Hotel in Saint Louis, Missouri. According to a statement published in the Spice Cup website, So opted to skip to … Read more »

Road warrior Bumgarner brings Giants big victory

October 23, 2014 12:34 am

KANSAS CITY: Another dazzling road victory for San Francisco pitcher Madison Bumgarner has staked the Giants an early edge as they bid for a third World Series title in five seasons. The 25-year-old southpaw struck out five and scattered three … Read more »

Balasabas grabs lead in Canlubang

October 23, 2014 12:31 am

Jessie Balasabas kept pounding Cangolf’s North layout— and the field—with another bogey-free five-under 67 and pulled away by five over defending champion Cassius Casas and two others halfway through the ICTSI Canlubang Golf Invitational in Canlubang on Wednesday. Flashing the … Read more »

PH wins two more bronzes in Para Games

October 23, 2014 12:28 am

Two more bronzes from table tennis and swimming were added in the bag of Team Philippines on Day 7 of the 2014 Asian Para Games being held in Incheon, South Korea. London Paralympic Games veteran Josephine Medina settled for bronze … Read more »

Skater Magno bags bronze in Asian Open

October 23, 2014 12:25 am

FILIPINO-AMERICAN Kathryn Victory Magno finished third in the senior ladies’ division of 2014 Asian Open Short Track Speed Skating Trophy on Wednesday at the SM Ice Skating Rink in Megamall Mandaluyong City. JOSEF T. RAMOS

Wozniacki outshines Sharapova

October 23, 2014 12:19 am

SINGAPORE: Caroline Wozniacki stunned French Open champion Maria Sharapova 7-6 (7/4), 6-7 (5/7), 6-2 in a marathon three-setter at the WTA finals on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska also beat Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova 6-2, 6-3 in the … Read more »

Durant upbeat despite injury

October 23, 2014 12:15 am

OKLAHOMA CITY: Four-time NBA scoring champion Kevin Durant, last season’s NBA Most Valuable Player, was upbeat on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) as he discussed starting the season on the sidelines. With the NBA season tipping off on October 28, he … Read more »

Malaysia’s Lee failed dope test

October 22, 2014 11:56 pm

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysians expressed shock and disbelief on Wednesday after reports claimed national icon and badminton world number one Lee Chong Wei had failed a drugs test. Malaysia’s Star newspaper and other media reported that Lee, who turned 32 on … Read more »

Pacquiao, Donaire too brave for comfort

October 22, 2014 11:48 pm

Nonito Donaire’s sixth-round stoppage loss to Jamaican knockout artist Nicholas Walters really hit me hard, in the same manner I got very hurt after Manny Pacquiao was knocked out cold by Juan Manuel Marquez in their fourth fight in December … Read more »



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