Sports

PSL Pamaskong Handog fires off today

December 19, 2014 10:56 pm

More than 500 swimmers will be vying for World University Games berths in the 71st Philippine Swimming League (PSL) Leg Series dubbed as 2014 Pamaskong Handog beginning today at the Diliman Preparatory School swimming pool in Quezon City. “We are … Read more »

PH adds 12 more to Asean University Games medal haul

December 19, 2014 10:53 pm

Team Philippines claimed 12 more medals as the 2014 Asean University Games approaches its final stretch in Palembang, Indonesia. Tracksters Ian Delos Santos of Far Eastern University and Ernest John Obiena of University of Santo Tomas, and Ateneo de Manila … Read more »

GM Gomez shares No.2 spot with Demchenko

December 19, 2014 10:52 pm

Filipino Grandmaster (GM) John Paul Gomez stayed at No. 2 after eight rounds in the 2014 Philippine International Chess Challenge Open division being held at the Celebrity Sports Club in Quezon City. Gomez shared the second spot with GM Anton … Read more »

Bulls beat Knicks in battle of short-handed teams

December 19, 2014 10:51 pm

CHICAGO: Jimmy Butler scored a career-high 35 points and handed out seven assists to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 103-97 NBA win over the New York Knicks on Thursday (Friday in Manila). Pau Gasol contributed 20 points with seven … Read more »

Williams, Djokovic top 2014 ITF awards

December 19, 2014 10:50 pm

PARIS: Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were named as men’s and women’s World Champions for 2014 on Thursday (Friday in Manila) by the International Tennis Federation (ITF). It is the fourth time that Djokovic has taken the top award after … Read more »

Khan to donate golden shorts to help Pakistani massacre school

December 19, 2014 10:47 pm

LONDON: British boxer Amir Khan plans to donate a £30,000 ($46,973) pair of shorts to help rebuild the Pakistan army-run school where 141 people were killed by the Taliban. Khan, who is of Pakistani heritage, wore the flamboyant shorts including … Read more »

Rondo headed from Celtics to Mavs

December 19, 2014 10:42 pm

LOS ANGELES: The Boston Celtics have traded versatile point guard Rajon Rondo to the Dallas Mavericks for three key players and an NBA first- and second-round draft pick, the Mavericks said on Thursday (Friday in Manila). The Mavericks will give … Read more »

Padres finalize deal for Kemp

December 19, 2014 10:42 pm

SAN DIEGO: The Padres signed off on the blockbuster deal to bring Dodgers slugger Matt Kemp to San Diego on Thursday after medical issues reportedly threatened to scupper the trade. The Dodgers are also sending the Padres $32 million towards … Read more »

Gay’s former coach banned for eight years

December 19, 2014 10:41 pm

COLORADO SPRINGS: Jon Drummond, former coach of US sprinter Tyson Gay, has been banned for eight years after arbitrators ruled he possessed, trafficked and administered banned drugs to an athlete he coached. The US Anti-Doping Agency on Wednesday (Thursday in … Read more »

WADA decides against China swimming star appeal

December 19, 2014 10:41 pm

The World Anti-Doping agency said that it would not appeal against a three-month ban imposed against China’s controversial double Olympic swimming champion Sun Yang but will warn China over the case. WADA had considered action after Sun failed a doping … Read more »



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