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FC Meralco Manila blanked Davao Aguilas FC, 2-0,in its first encounter with former stars Phil and James Younghusband in the Philippines Football League (PFL) on Saturday at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila. Tahj Minniecon and Jake Morallo netted the goals in the second half as the Sparks extended…

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MADRID: Barcelona maintained their perfect start to La Liga with a sixth straight win as Luis Suarez and two own goals secured a 3-0 win at Girona in a match laced with political tension on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Real Madrid remain seven points behind Barca thanks to Dani Ceballos’s…

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The Philippine Under-16 football team is optimistic but wants to remain realistic of its chances in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 Championship 2018 qualifying stage. Setting their qualification campaign into motion, the junior Filipino booters tackle South Korea on Monday at 4:30 p.m. (Manila time) at the Thuwunna Youth…

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PARIS: Paris Saint-Germain coach Unai Emery said he expects Neymar to return from injury for Tuesday’s (Wednesday in Manila) Champions League match against Bayern Munich, after his side struggled to a 0-0 draw at Montpellier on Saturday in the Brazilian’s absence. Neymar missed the game after suffering a right foot…

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There used to be an era when Filipinos were the most respected and feared in Asia in the sport of basketball. It was a glorious time when the Philippinaa+es was a fixture in world championships and even Olympic games. And one of the pillars of such era is a tough…

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University of the Philippines (UP) brought it’s A-game on Saturday to shock defending champion De La Salle University, 98-87, and grab a share of the second spot in Season 80 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball at the Mall of Asia Arena. The Fighting Maroons weathered Ben…

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Last Thursday, September 21, the nation commemorated the 45th anniversary of the proclamation of Martial Law and like in the previous three decades or so of observing the occasion, marches, demonstrations and rallies marked the day in Metro Manila and several other key cities within the archipelago attended mostly by…

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Rain or Shine demolished Blackwater, 122-98, to keep its top four spot hope alive in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Season 42 Governors’ Cup on Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum. From a slim 57-56 halftime lead, the Elasto Painters leaned on the solid performance of import J’Nathan Bullock, Raymond Almazan…

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Chooks-To-Go Pilipinas lost 82-89 to Sareyyett Ramallah of Palestine on Saturday in the 2017 FIBA Asia Champions Cup at the Chenzou Sports Complex in Chenzou in China. Kiefer Ravena posted 24 points and Jeron Teng had 18 points for the Philippines. In their first game, Chooks-To-Go Pilipinas pum­meled BC Astana…

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Veteran international campaigners Master Charles Janda and Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh led the gold medal winners in the Philippine Swimming League (PSL) 121st National Series held at the Sibul Spring Nature Resort in Abucay, Bataan. The Bataan pride Janda topped the boys’ 8-year 50m butterfly (40.71), 50m backstroke (44.03) and 200m…