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JUNIOR netter Alberto Lim Jr. sets his sights on the Tugu Muda Cup International Junior Championships on Wednesay at the Tennis Complex Manahan in Solo, Indonesia. The 14-year-old Lim is looking to bounce back from a disappointing exit in the 2013 Thamrin Cup International Junior Championships held in Jakarta last…

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Team Philippines failed to sustain a fine start and took another straight set setback, this time to Indonesia, 20-25, 19-25, 22-25, to close out its Asian Southeastern Zone Women’s Volleyball qualifier campaign with a 1-2 card in Quang Tri, Vietnam on Sunday. The Philippines, which also lost in three to…

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This is to officially inform the public that Clium Fiber under Pascual Consumer Health Corporation is not a sponsor of Slimmerun 2013. Therefore, Clium Fiber is not in any way liable and/or accountable for the damaged goods accidentally included in the loot bags and were distributed during the Slimmerun held…

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Local bets Caryn Bless Guarde and John Emmanuel Estrope came away with a pair of straight-set victories each to dominate their respective divisions in the Palawan Pawnshop Regional age-group tennis circuit in Isulan, Sultan Kudarat on Sunday. Guarde overpowered Jazelle Madis, 4-2, 4-1, to cop the girls’ 12-and-under plum then…

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NEW YORK: Bernard Hopkins, the oldest boxer to win a major world title, will not defend his light-heavyweight crown in July against Karo Murat because the German has been denied a US visa, promoters said on Friday. Hopkins, who took the International Boxing Federation title at age 48 last March…

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas: Result on Sunday from the NBA championship series (series best-of-seven): at San Antonio San Antonio 114 Miami 104 (San Antonio leads series 3-2)

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ARDMORE, Pennsylvania: Phil Mickelson repelled a host of challengers in the third round of the US Open on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to hang onto his lead after a dramatic day of jousting among the world’s top players. The American started the day with a one-stroke lead, saw six different…

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SAN ANTONIO, Texas: Miami has struggled to win two straight games deep in the playoffs, which comes as a surprise to a team that recorded the second-longest winning streak of all-time in the regular season. The Heat are looking for their second consecutive NBA title after compiling a league-best 66-16…

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Team Philippines bucked a first set setback and dominated Myanmar in the next three to essay a 20-25, 25-14, 25-10, 25-17 victory in the Asian Southeastern Zone Women’s Volleyball qualifier in Quang Tri, Vietnam on Saturday The Philippine Olympic Committee-Philippine Sports Commission Sports V-Belles actually blew an 8-5, 16-14 lead…

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Johannesburg, South Africa: North Cotabato’s Edrin “The Sting” Dapudong scored a stunning first-round knockout against South African champion Gideon Buthelezi to earn the International Boxing Organization (IBO) Junior Bantamweight title at the Emperor’s Palace Resort and Casino here. The victory of the 27-year-old farmer’s son from Barangay Pag-asa, M’lang also…