Sports

Bulldogs batter Falcons, gain solo lead

July 31, 2014 12:01 am

National University (NU) trampled Adamson University, 62-25, to gain the solo lead on Wednesday in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 77 men’s basketball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. The Bulldogs notched their … Read more »

Altas snap Pirates’ three-game winning run

July 31, 2014 12:00 am

JUNERIC Baloria fired 23 points on top of nine rebounds as University of Perpetual Help System DALTA (UPHSD) Altas snapped the Lyceum University of the Philippines Pirates’ three-game winning run with a 78-62 win on Wednesday in the 90th National … Read more »

PSL tankers to vie in Singapore invitational meet

July 30, 2014 11:59 pm

The strong 76-member Philippine Swimming League (PSL) will be leaving today to compete in the 2014 Singapore Invitational Swimming Championship scheduled on August 2 to 3 at the Singapore Island Country Club (SICC). Former senator Nikki Coseteng serves as the … Read more »

Roach to start Pacquiao’s training late August

July 30, 2014 11:58 pm

MANNY Pacquiao’s long time trainer Freddie Roach is expected to arrive in late August to early September in the Philippines to start the training of the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion for his fight against Chris Algieri. Pacquiao, … Read more »

PETALCORIN BATTLES LATINO FIGHTER FOR WBA INTERIM TITLE

July 30, 2014 11:55 pm

FILIPINO Randy Petalcorin (21-1-1 win-loss-draw record with 16 knockouts) will battle Walter Tello of Panama (20-7 record with eight knockouts) on August 26 for the vacant World Boxing Association interim junior flyweight belt in Shanghai, China. Petalcorin, 22, defeated Thai … Read more »

PHILIPPINE JUNIOR BOWLERS TO VIE IN WORLD YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIP

July 30, 2014 11:54 pm

ASIAN Schools tilt bronze medalist Merwin Matheiu Tan will lead the Philippine team of junior bowlers that will compete in the 13th World Youth Bowling Championships on August 6 to 15 at the South China Athletic Association Bowling Center in … Read more »

RISING SUNS SEEK 3-WAY TIE VS. EAGLES IN SHAKEY’S V-LEAGUE

July 30, 2014 11:53 pm

Cagayan Valley battles a hard-luck Ateneo side today, looking no less than a victory and a share of the lead with PLDT Home Telpad and Army heading to the quarterfinal round of the Shakey’s V-League Season 2 Open Conference at … Read more »

ROBERTS NAMED FIRST WOMAN UNION BOSS IN US SPORT

July 30, 2014 11:53 pm

NEW YORK: Michele Roberts, a Washington trial attorney, was named executive director of the NBA players union on Tuesday, becoming the first woman to lead a major US sports union. She will take over the National Basketball Players Association following … Read more »

VENUS ADVANCES IN WTA STANFORD HARDCOURT TOURNAMENT

July 30, 2014 11:52 pm

STANFORD: Seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams advanced to the second round of the WTA Stanford hardcourt tournament on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) by defeating Poland’s Paula Kania 6-3, 6-2. Williams booked a second-round match against world number 10 … Read more »

Too good to be true

July 30, 2014 10:26 pm

The news that selected National Basketball Association (NBA) superstars did not end up playing an exhibition game with the Gilas Pilipinas national team did not surprise me at all. When that news broke out, I simply said to myself that … Read more »



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