Ace helps Ishikawa grab share of National lead

July 31, 2015 9:44 pm

GAINESVILLE, United States: Japan’s Ryo Ishikawa fired a hole-in-one during a sparkling eight-under-par 63 to grab a share of the lead on Thursday (Friday in Manila) at the US PGA Quicken Loans National. The 23-year-old Asian star also reeled off … Read more »

Nadal safely into Hamburg Open QF

July 31, 2015 9:44 pm

HAMBURG: Rafael Nadal eased into the Hamburg Open quarterfinals on Thursday (Friday in Manila) with a 6-4, 7-6 (7/2) win over Jiri Vesely of the Czech Republic as the Spaniard continues to try and resuscitate his flagging season. The top-seeded … Read more »

Zico gets Brazil backing for FIFA bid

July 31, 2015 9:43 pm

RIO DE JANEIRO: The Brazilian Football Federation (CBF) said on Thursday (Friday in Manila) it is backing national football legend Zico’s bid to replace Sepp Blatter as FIFA president. The endorsement was a big boost for Zico, 62, who has … Read more »

Van Gaal worried by De Gea after United loss

July 31, 2015 9:43 pm

CHICAGO: Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal conceded that uncertainty surrounding David De Gea was “not favorable” as the Premier League giants ended their US tour Wednesday with a 2-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain. De Gea, who is reportedly Real … Read more »

PH begins title defense in Singapore Invitational tilt

July 31, 2015 9:42 pm

SINGAPORE: Philippine Swimming League (PSL) standouts Marc Bryan Dula, Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh and Aubrey Tom will start the country’s title-retention bid in the 2015 Singapore Invitational Swimming Championship beginning today (Saturday) at the Singapore Island Country Club (SICC) here. Dula, … Read more »

Knights slay Chiefs

July 31, 2015 9:41 pm

The Letran Knights whipped the Arellano University Chiefs, 77-68, on Friday to remain unbeaten in six games in the 91st National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) basketball tournament elimination round at The Arena in San Juan City. Kevin Racal, Rey Nambatac … Read more »

PH U16 booters lose to Singapore

July 31, 2015 9:41 pm

The Philippine Under-16 national football team suffered their second loss in the Asean Football Federation (AFF) U16 Championship in the hands of Singapore, 1-4, on Thursday. The Filipino booters lost 0-1 to host Cambodia in their opening game. The Philippine … Read more »

Arab female bodybuilder looks abroad for recognition

July 31, 2015 9:40 pm

DUBAI: Flexing her muscles in defiance of the Gulf’s conservative cultural stereotypes, bodybuilder Haifa Musawi has lost all hope of pumping iron for Bahrain so now is looking elsewhere for recognition. The 32-year-old began working out a decade ago after … Read more »

Still going West

July 31, 2015 9:40 pm

After the flurry and drama of     trades and acquisitions in the off-season, the dust has finally settled and it is no surprise that any aspiring contender will still have to go through the West. 4 out of the 5 … Read more »

Shell-Davao chess listup ongoing

July 31, 2015 9:38 pm

Registration for the 2015 Shell National Youth Active Chess Championship Southern Mindanao leg is now in full swing with the fourth regional qualifier expected to lure another big cast when the event is played from August 8 to 9 at … Read more »


Still going West


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