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University of Santo Tomas (UST) ended the first round of eliminations on a strong note as it edged out University of the Philippines (UP), 3-2, in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 80 women’s football on Saturday at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila. The Lady…

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PARIS: Edinson Cavani struck twice as Paris Saint-Germain beat Strasbourg 5-2 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to relieve some of the pressure on the runaway Ligue 1 leaders following their Champions League defeat at Real Madrid. Strasbourg struck early through Jean Eudes Aholou, but PSG hit back courtesy of a…

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LONDON: Debate over the merits of video assistant refereeing was again raised as a Romelu Lukaku double eased Manchester United into the FA Cup quarterfinals in a 2-0 win at Huddersfield despite a controversial call going against Jose Mourinho’s men. Juan Mata thought he had put United into a 2-0…

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WIGAN, United Kingdom: Manchester City’s bid for a historic quadruple rolls into Wigan for Monday’s (Tuesday in Manila) FA Cup fifth round tie, with avenging a shock defeat to the Latics in the 2013 final also in mind. Pep Guardiola’s side have blown away any suggestion injuries and fatigue could…

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Meralco leaned anew on Garvo Lanete to nip Barangay Ginebra San Miguel, 84-82, and keep its playoff hopes alive in the Philippine Basketball Association Season 43 Philippine Cup on Sunday at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. Lanete posted 19 points while Anjo Caram added 16 points to lead the…

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Kevin Alas came through with a spectacular performance in the last quarter as Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) recovered from a nine-point third quarter deficit to nip Blackwater, 93-90, on Sunday in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Season 43 Philippine Cup at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. Alas, who committed…

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LOS ANGELES: Team World attacked the rim and dominated from three-point range as the internationals kicked off the NBA 2018 All-Star Weekend festivities with a 155-124 victory over Team USA on Friday (Saturday in Manila). Serbian guard Bogdan Bogda­novic scored 26 points and drained seven of 13 from beyond the…

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Northern Luzon Expressway (NLEX) and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel are both keen to grab a quarterfinals slot as they meet their respective foes today in the Philippine Basketball Association Season 43 Philippine Cup at the Philippine Arena in Bocaue, Bulacan. The Road Warriors, coming from a 96-89 win over Alaska…

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GANGNEUNG, South Korea: Japan’s Yuzuru Hanyu disclosed he had never “fully healed” from the serious injury that almost scuppered his Olympics after clinching the first back-to-back men’s figure skating title in more than six decades on Saturday. The 23-year-old cemented his status as the modern day ‘ice prince’ when overcoming…

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Before there was an Efren “Bata” Reyes, and after there was an Alex Pagulayan and Ronnie Alcano, there, too, was, a Francisco “Django” Bustamante. Seven years later, Carlo Biado added his name among the greats of Filipino billiards by crowning himself the 2017 World 9-Ball Champion, beating Thailand-based compatriot Roland…

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