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A 47-year-old Filipino sports fan, who works at Coca-Cola Amatil in Sydney, recently fulfilled a dream of running in his first international overseas event and clocked 4:45 at the 42.195-kilometer Schneider Electric Marathon de Paris with his girlfriend flying over from Manila to cheer him on.

Only 12 games are left in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup single-round elimination schedule and there’s still no certainty as to which two teams will emerge on top of the ladder to claim a twice-to-beat advantage in the first round of the playoffs.

Milan Melindo was never known to be a heavy hitter. He earned the moniker “El Metodico” for being a methodical fighter, relying more on his boxing skills and smarts to outpoint opponents rather than his power to score knockouts. Melindo’s ring IQ is higher than normal and that was his calling card in moving up the ranks.

Singer Lady Gaga performs during the halftime show of the NFL Super Bowl 51 football game between the New England Patriots and the Atlanta Falcons, Sunday, Feb. 5, 2017, in Houston. | AP Photo/Matt Slocum
Pop super star Lady Gaga took over the stage in the 51st Super Bowl in Houston Sunday (Monday in Manila) and performed some of her greatest hits.

	Kiefer Ravena, who is currently training in the US, recently suited up in the Drew League, a popular pro-am league. | Photo from Drew League's Twitter account
Kiefer Ravena continues to grind it out in practice with the NBA D-League’s Texas Legend, which enlisted him as a “developmental player.”

	Manny Pacquiao, left, and Jessie Vargas face each other during a news conference in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016., about their WBO welterweight title fight scheduled for November 5. | AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes
In a little over a week, Manny Pacquiao is returning to the ring against WBO welterweight champion Jessie Vargas.
Manny Pacquiao works the mitts with Freddie Roach in this file photo.
Some may think that Manny Pacquiao has already seen better days. Freddie Roach disagrees.
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Philippine Cup

Feb. 24, 2017 (Friday)

MOA Arena

Finals Game 1 |  7:00 PM

 VS

 

The Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles exacted revenge on the Adamson Falcons with a 73-67 win to close out the elimination round and bag the second seed and the twice-to-beat advantage in the Final Four.

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