Sports

China to push football education to raise level of game

November 28, 2014 2:46 pm

BEIJING: China is mandating football courses at more and more schools to raise the level of the game and bolster its ambitions as a power in global sport, state media reported on Friday. The world’s most populous country has long … Read more »

Eagles, Seahawks, Lions dominate on US Thanksgiving

November 28, 2014 2:41 pm

LOS ANGELES: Mark Sanchez threw for one touchdown and ran for another and the Philadelphia Eagles seized sole possession of first place with a 33-10 rout of the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday. The Eagles raced out to a 14-0 first … Read more »

Scott bounces back with Australian Open course record

November 28, 2014 2:40 pm

SYDNEY: Adam Scott bounced back with a course record five-under-par 66 to surge into contention midway through the second round of the Australian Open in Sydney on Friday. The world number three recovered from a shaky three-over 74 in the … Read more »

Nadal, Murray join Hughes tributes

November 28, 2014 11:16 am

SYDNEY: World sport mourned the death of Australian batsman Phillip Hughes on Thursday with former greats, politicians and even Spanish tennis star Rafael Nadal, from a country with little cricket culture, paying tribute. Ripples from the demise of Hughes, two … Read more »

Manila Mavericks face UAE Royals on Day 1 of IPTL tilt

November 27, 2014 9:59 pm

THE MANILA Mavericks led by Maria Sharapova and Andy Murray will face the United Arab Emirates Royals in the International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) tilt at 7:30 p.m. today at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. The Indian … Read more »

PSL tankers eye 10 golds in Royal Bangkok meet

November 27, 2014 9:58 pm

BANGKOK, Thailand: The Philippine Swimming League (PSL) is aiming to produce 10 gold medals in the 2014 Royal Bangkok Swimming Championship beginning on Saturday at the Royal Bangkok Sports Club Swimming Pool here. PSL President Susan Papa tagged host Thailand … Read more »

Azkals battle host Vietnam in Suzuki Cup

November 27, 2014 9:57 pm

THE Philippine Azkals eye a rare three-game sweep in the group stage when they battle host Vietnam at 7 p.m. today in the 2014 Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup at the My Dihn Stadium in Hanoi, Vietnam. Three days after … Read more »

Superal repeats ‘13 feat, cops LPGT crown

November 27, 2014 9:57 pm

Amateur Princess Superal proved steadier than pro Cyna Rodriguez in a backside struggle in the rain and won the ICTSI Sherwood Ladies Championship by two on a closing 72, scoring a repeat of her feat last year by ruling the … Read more »

Bataan International Triathlon fires off November 29

November 27, 2014 9:56 pm

BAGAC, Bataan: It is all systems go for the first Philippine Eco Heritage Bataan International Triathlon Festival at Las Casas Filipinas de Acuzar in Bagac, Bataan on November 29 to 30, 2014, organizers announced on Thursday. Xchosa Deniega, chief of … Read more »

Michael Martinez wins silver in Warsaw Cup

November 27, 2014 9:56 pm

Homegrown Olympian Michael Martinez won a silver medal in the Warsaw Cup 2014 held in Poland from November 20 to 23. Martinez garnered 213.48 points and is the only Southeast Asian contender in the men’s category. Finishing first was Alexander … Read more »



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