Sports

Rory seeks fourth win in a row as playoffs open

August 21, 2014 10:57 pm

PARAMUS, United States: Top-ranked Rory McIlroy tries to become only the fifth player in PGA history to win four consecutive starts when the season-ending US tour playoffs begin on Thursday (Friday in Manila) with The Barclays. The 25-year-old from Northern … Read more »

Recuperated Caligdong promises strong comeback

August 21, 2014 10:57 pm

Azkal “Chieffy” Caligdong promised a strong comeback when his team sees action in the Peace Cup in September in Manila and in the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup in November in Vietnam. Caligdong, 32, missed the Asian Football Confederation Challenge … Read more »

Bombers battle Knights, Blazers take on Generals

August 21, 2014 10:56 pm

HOST Jose Rizal University (JRU) Heavy Bombers will try to strengthen their hold of the third solo spot when they face the Letran Knights at 2 p.m today in the 90th National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament at The … Read more »

Army subdues Air Force, nears V-L finals

August 21, 2014 10:55 pm

Ginie Sabas and Joanne Bunag combined for 24 hits as Army recovered from a scrambling opening set setback to ground Air Force, 24-26, 25-19, 25-20, 25-19, and move closer to the finals of the Shakey’s V-League Season 11 Open Conference … Read more »

Wozniacki ousted at New Haven

August 21, 2014 10:55 pm

NEW HAVEN: Italy’s Camila Giorgi upset four-time champion Caroline Wozniacki 6-4, 6-2 on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) to reach the quarterfinals of the WTA Connecticut Open, a final US Open warm-up hardcourt event. Giorgi dispatched the former world number one … Read more »

Salvador seeks record ‘three’ at Aboitiz Invitational

August 21, 2014 10:55 pm

Elmer Salvador, who became the first player to repeat as champion on the Asian Development Tour in the Aboitiz Invitational last year, seeks to set another mark on the circuit as he guns for a record three in the $100,000 … Read more »

Philippine cue master Kiamco finishes third in 2014 Smokin’ Aces Box 9-Ball Tournament

August 21, 2014 10:52 pm

Guangzhou Asian Games silver medalist Warren Kiamco copped the third place trophy in the 2014 Smokin’ Aces Box 9-Ball Tournament held at the Poplar Bluff in Missouri, US. Kiamco bowed to American cue master Shane Van Boening in the semifinals, … Read more »

Philippine athletes sustain campaign in YOG

August 21, 2014 10:52 pm

Filipino-Canadian Zion Rose Nelson made it to the women’s 400-meter dash Final B after submitting 56.22 seconds in the qualifying round of the athletics competition of the 2nd Youth Olympic Games being held at the Olympic Sports Center Gymnasium in … Read more »

US thrashes Dominican Republic

August 21, 2014 10:51 pm

NEW YORK: The United States hammered the Dominican Republic 105-62 on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) in a basketball World Cup tune-up at Madison Square Garden in New York. AFP

Astros thump Yankees in MLB

August 21, 2014 10:51 pm

The Astros defeated the Yankees 5-2 in a Major league baseball (MLB) game at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City. AFP



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