Sports

No need to imitate any style to beat Mayweather – Roach

March 30, 2015 7:56 pm

Veteran trainer Freddie Roach believes that Manny Pacquiao doesn’t need to imitate any fighter or emulate any boxing style to defeat the unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr. in their much-awaited bout on May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, … Read more »

PH kegler cops another silver in Macau meet

March 30, 2015 7:56 pm

Promising kegler Enrico Lorenzo Hernandez secured another silver for the Philippines in the 18th Asian Youth Tenpin Bowling Championships being held in Macau, China. Hernandez placed second in the boys’ all-events category with a total score of 4,165 on 1,480 … Read more »

Harden, Howard ignite Rockets in win over Wizards

March 30, 2015 7:55 pm

WASHINGTON: James Harden scored 24 points while Dwight Howard contributed 11 points and 10 rebounds as the Houston Rockets defeated Washington 99-91 on Sunday (Monday in Manila), matching Memphis for the NBA Southwest division lead. Harden, second to former Oklahoma … Read more »

Woods out of world top 100

March 30, 2015 7:55 pm

LONDON: Former number one Tiger Woods has dropped out of the world top 100 for the first time in his career as he continues his battle against injuries and loss of form. The 14-time major winner, who first broke into … Read more »

PSL bets bag Most Outstanding Swimmer plums in Phuket tilt

March 30, 2015 7:54 pm

Philippine Swimming League (PSL) standouts Kyla Soguilon and Aubrey Tom bagged the Most Outstanding Swimmer awards in their respective age groups at the close of the 2015 Phuket International Swimming Championship held at the Thanyapura Sports and Leisure Center in … Read more »

Rain or Shine, Meralco clash in Game 1 of best-of-five semis

March 30, 2015 7:54 pm

TOP seed Rain or Shine and No. 5 Meralco Bolts will clash in Game 1 of the best-of-five semifinals of the 40th Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup at 7 p.m. today at the Araneta Coliseum. The Elasto Painters banked on … Read more »

Japanese sprinter Kiryu becomes fastest Asian runner

March 30, 2015 7:53 pm

NEW YORK: Japanese teenager Yoshihide Kiryu, world junior bronze medalist, clocked a wind-assisted 9.87-second victory at the Texas Relays athletics tournament in Austin on Saturday, becoming the fastest Asian sprinter under any conditions. Kiryu recorded the result under a 3.3-meter-per-second … Read more »

Walker wins Texas Open before hometown supporters

March 30, 2015 7:53 pm

SAN ANTONIO: Hometown hero Jimmy Walker captured his fifth US PGA Tour title on Sunday (Monday in Manila), firing a two-under-par 70 final round to win the $6.2 million Texas Open by four strokes. Walker, who lives only a half-hour’s … Read more »

Kerr fires 65 to capture 17th career LPGA title

March 30, 2015 7:53 pm

CARLSBAD: Cristie Kerr fired a seven-under-par 65 Sunday to win her 17th career LPGA title, taking a two-stroke victory over South Korea’s Lee Mi-Rim at the Kia Classic. The 37-year-old American made nine birdies, including four in a row from … Read more »

Serena thrashes US teen to advance at Miami

March 30, 2015 7:52 pm

MIAMI: Serena Williams crushed a teenaged talent less than half her age Sunday (Monday in Manila) to reach the fourth round of the ATP and WTA Miami Open, defeating American Catherine Bellis 6-1, 6-1. The 15-year-old US challenger was no … Read more »



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