Sports

Buboy warns Pacquiao of Algieri’s ‘killer left hook’

September 19, 2014 1:51 am

This early, Buboy Fernandez is cautioning reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao not to take Chris Algieri lightly and to avoid the unbeaten American’s “killer left hook.” Fernandez, who has been Pacquiao’s trainer since the Filipino ring … Read more »

JRU faces Stags, CSB battles Knights today

September 18, 2014 11:09 pm

HOST Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers and College of Saint Benilde Blazers both bearing 9-5 records will face separate foes today in the 90th National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) seniors basketball tournament at The Arena in San Juan City. Both … Read more »

Lawmaker files bill on athletes’ incentives

September 18, 2014 11:08 pm

Filipino athletes competing in new sporting events like the Youth Olympic Games may soon receive similar incentives and benefits enjoyed by players participating in bigger international competitions. Rep. Terry Ridon of Kabataan party-list filed House Bill 4915 that aims to … Read more »

Gialon sustains form, pads lead to three

September 18, 2014 11:03 pm

Zanie Boy Gialon mastered Royal Northwoods’ backside with another solid 33 and went on to fire a 68 and pull away by three, this time over Mhark Fernando halfway through the P1.5 million ICTSI Royal Northwoods Championship in San Rafael, … Read more »

China’s Li Na set to retire

September 18, 2014 11:01 pm

WUHAN, China: China’s two-time Grand Slam-winner Li Na is poised to retire, state media reported on Thursday, in a move which would bring down the curtains on Asia’s most successful tennis career. CCTV-5, sports channel of state broadcaster China Central … Read more »

Ravena, Tolentino bag individual awards in UAAP

September 18, 2014 11:00 pm

ATENEO De Manila University’s Kiefer Ravena captured the Most Valuable Player plum while Arvin Tolentino took the Rookie of the Year award in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) season 77 men’s basketball tournament. Ravena, 20, collected 77.6429 … Read more »

Oberio, Rilloraza top Shell Tuguegarao chess

September 18, 2014 10:59 pm

Second seed Aglipay Oberio drew with No. 1 Kevin Arquero in the seventh round then swept his last two matches to emerge solo champion in the juniors division while Istraelito Rilloraza dominated the kiddies side in the 22nd Shell National … Read more »

Radwanska downS Scheepers

September 18, 2014 10:58 pm

SEOUL: Top seed and defending champion Agnieszka Radwanska handed out a humiliating 6-0, 6-0 beating to Chanelle Scheepers on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) to reach the WTA Korea Open quarterfinals. The former Wimbledon finalist swept past the South African in … Read more »

Another NFL player arrested on assault allegation

September 18, 2014 10:57 pm

LOS ANGELES: With the National Football League (NFL) reeling from a spate of violent off-field incidents involving players, Phoenix police arrested Arizona Cardinals’ Jonathan Dwyer on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) on suspicion of assault, local media reported. The Arizona Republic … Read more »

Phillies thump Padres in MLB

September 18, 2014 10:56 pm

The Philadelphia Phillies defeated the San Diego Padres 5-2 in a Major League Baseball at Petco Park on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) in San Diego, California.



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