MIAM: Sweden’s Madelene Sagstrom fired a 10-under par 62 Friday (Saturday in Manila) to seize a one-stroke lead over Spain’s Carlota Ciganda after the second round of the Gainbridge LPGA at Boca Rio. With 11 birdies against a lone bogey, Sagstrom stood on 10-under 134 after 36 holes at the Boca Raton, Florida, course with […]
LOS ANGELES: Reigning Masters champion Tiger Woods, chasing a record 83rd US PGA title, and Rory McIlroy, trying to become world number one, struggled Friday (Saturday in Manila) while Ryan Palmer seized the lead at the Farmers Insurance Open. Woods overcame a double-bogey disaster on the first hole to shoot a one-under par 71 while […]
Top Rank Promotion boss Bob Arum clarified that he was not stealing Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Conor McGregor from either Manny Pacquiao or Floyd Mayweather Jr. when he brought up the idea of a possible crossover bout between welterweight champion Terence Crawford and McGregor. McGregor, who fought Mayweather in 2017, announced recently that there […]
STOCKTON, California: Jake Toolson scored a career-high 28 points with six 3-pointers and Yoeli Childs returned from injury to add 26 points and nine rebounds in a 74-60 victory over Pacific on Thursday night (Friday in Manila). The Cougars (15-6, 4-2 West Coast Conference) used a 21-0 run over more than six minutes of the […]
LOS ANGELES: Tiger Woods, seeking an unprecedented 83rd career US PGA Tour victory, fired a three-under par 69 that left him three off the first-round lead shared by Sebastian Cappelen and Keegan Bradley at Torrey Pines. At the famed tract north of San Diego, where the 44-year-old American has previously captured eight titles, Woods closed […]
In a duel of the best, Clyde Mondilla came out better, edging Tony Lascuña with a birdie from practically the same spot on the second playoff hole (No. 9) to rule the hotly contested ICTSI Pradera Verde Classic in a rain-drenched thrilling finale in Lubao, Pampanga on Friday. Five players actually finished tied at 284 […]
By Jonas Terrado San Miguel Alab Pilipinas coach Jimmy Alapag welcomed the possibility of bringing back Justin Brownlee in the ASEAN Basketball League but insisted that the team is more focused on taking matters one step at a time. Brownlee expressed interest in an Alab return after leading Barangay Ginebra San Miguel to its third […]
By Jonas Terrado Barangay Ginebra San Miguel forward Jared Dillinger is a firm believer that his former team Meralco will one day get over the hump and win its first PBA championship. The veteran forward admitted hehad mixed emotions after being part of the Ginebra team that beat the Bolts in the recent Governors’ Cup […]
By Jenny Ortuoste In view of declining sales and other concerns, Games and Amusements Board chairman Abraham ‘Baham’ Mitra led a roundtable discussion with Albay Rep. Joey S. Salceda, chairman of the House committee on ways and means, and horseracing stakeholders on issues affecting the sustainability of the horseracing industry. Tuesday’s meeting in Mandaluyong […]
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki made a tearful exit from tennis on Friday after defeat at the Australian Open brought the curtain down on her glittering career.
American veteran Serena Williams sensationally crashed out but 15-year-old Coco Gauff went through as tennis got a glimpse of its past and future at the Australian Open on Friday.
Unseeded 15-year-old Coco Gauff said she was in disbelief after beating reigning champion Naomi Osaka in straight sets in a major upset at the Australian Open on Friday.
Mighty Sports survived the vintage performance of Fadi El-Khatib and pulled off a pulsating 88-82 win over host United Arab Emirates at the start of the Dubai International Basketball Championship Thursday at the Shabab Al Ahli Club. Still sharp and agile at 40, the Lebanese legend playing as import for the oil-rich Middle East nation […]
“The employees are the heart and soul of this anniversary celebration,” declared Philippine Sports Commission Chairman William Ramirez as he addressed the employees at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum this Friday. The PSC is donating its anniversary budget to the victims of Mt. Taal’s eruption. The celebration, simple as it seems was filled with heartfelt gratitude […]
Games Today (The Arena, San Juan) 8:30 a.m. – Arellano vs San Sebastian (Junior’s) 10 a.m. – Arellano vs San Sebastian (Men’s) 12 noon – Arellano vs San Sebastian (Women’s) 2 p.m. – Lyceum vs JRU (Women’s) 3:30 p.m. – Lyceum vs JRU (Men’s) 5 p.m. – Lyceum vs JRU (Junior’s) By WAYLON GALVEZ San […]
By Jonas Terrado Ceres-Negros coach Risto Vidakovic is realistic about his team’s chances in next week’s AFC Champions League playoff against FC Tokyo at the Ajinomoto Stadium in the Japanese capital. The Busmen are heavy underdogs going into Tuesday’s match for a spot in the Champions League group stage with the host Gas Men coming […]
The country’s premier tennis organization, Unified Tennis Philippines, has given recognition to 2019’s tennis superstars who have brought home glory to the Philippines in a recent awarding ceremony held last January 7 in Makati. The ceremony was led by the organization’s top honcho, Jean Henri Lhuillier who is also the president and CEO of microfinancial […]
While fighting Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) superstar Conor McGregor will be a very lucrative deal for World Boxing Association (WBA) Super welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao, the truth is the hunt is still on for the next opponent of the People’s Champ. Fight fans got excited after McGregor announced last week that there’s a discussion for […]
TURIN, Italy: Cristiano Ronaldo extended his scoring streak as Juventus eased past Roma 3-1 to advance to the Italian Cup semifinals on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). The Portuguese star picked up a Gonzalo Higuain cross after 26 minutes in Turin finishing off from an angle. It was the 34-year-old’s 12th goal in eight consecutive games […]
REIMS, France: Neymar set up the first two goals with curling set pieces as Paris Saint-Germain won their French League Cup semi-final 3-0 away to Reims on a chilly Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). PSG will face Lyon, who beat Lille on penalties on Tuesday, in the final at the Stade de France on April 4. […]