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9th Le Tour de Filipinas kicks off today
by Olmin Leyba - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines’ finest led by 2014 champ Mark Galedo set out to defend local pride against 50 foreign rivals in a furious pedal for glory in the ninth Le Tour de Filipinas flagging off today’s opening...
AC-bound Azkals train in Australia, Bahrain
by Olmin Leyba - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
To gear themselves up for their milestone debut in 2019 Asian Cup, the Philippine Azkals intend to hold separate training camps in Bahrain and Australia and play against their respective national sides.
Cauley-Stein, Swoopes to handle Junior NBA
by Olmin Leyba - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Having used to playing in front of rabid hoops fans since his college days at Kentucky, visiting Sacramento Kings center Willie Cauley-Stein feels at home right here.
Daos, Gesmundo lead best in UAAP ’80
by Olmin Leyba - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Swimmer Kirsten Chloe Daos and baseball player Francis Michael Gesmundo – aces from rivals Ateneo and La Salle, respectively – took home the coveted UAAP Athlete of the Year honors to lead the honor roll...
Ceres gains final despite loss
by Olmin Leyba - May 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Ceres Negros FC advanced to the AFC Cup Asean Zone final for the second straight year after surviving a heated second-leg duel with semis rival Yangon United of Myanmar last night at Thuwunna Stadium Yangon.
World champ seeks 3-peat in Xterra off-road triathlon
by Olmin Leyba - May 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Reigning world champion Bradley Weiss of South Africa leads a crack field of pros and competitors testing their skills on a new, challenging race course set up in Legazpi City for XTERRA Off-road Triathlon’s...
Nikko Huelgas ranks 6th in Korean triathlon
by Olmin Leyba - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Two-time Southeast Asian Games champ Nikko Huelgas showed top form and placed sixth in the men’s elite division of the 2018 Gunsan ASTC Long Distance Triathlon Asian Championships in Gunsan, South Korea over...
Kaya FC Iloilo blasts fancied Ceres Negros, gains second in PFL
by Olmin Leyba - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Kaya FC Iloilo finally broke the stranglehold of Ceres Negros FC with a 2-0 victory right at the latter’s home territory to zoom to second spot in the Philippines Football League Saturday night at Panaad Stadium...
UST bags 42nd UAAP general championship
by Olmin Leyba - May 13, 2018 - 5:30pm
The UAAP puts the spotlight on the season's best and brightest as well as the great athletes from yesteryears as it brings down the curtains on Season 80 on Wednesday at the Far Eastern Auditorium.
Marck The Man
by Olmin Leyba - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Ateneo coach Oliver Almadro gave the most appropriate description of top spiker Marck Espejo: “God’s gift talaga si Marck, hindi lang sa Ateneo, sa Philippine volleyball. Rare tayo makakakita ng kagaya...
GREENFEATS
by Olmin Leyba - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
La Salle has fully embraced a winning culture that shooting for excellence year in and year out never gets tiring.
Jr Blu Girls, Taiwanese clash in Asian Softball opener
by Olmin Leyba - May 13, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Blu Girls face an uphill battle in the XVI WBSC Women’s World Softball Championship in Chiba, Japan as they found themselves groupmates with five of the Top 10 countries led by defending champion...
Ceres trounces Myanmar’s Yangon, nears Zonal berth
by Olmin Leyba - May 11, 2018 - 12:00am
With Spaniard Bienvenido Maranon firing a brace, Ceres Negros turned back Yangon United of Myanmar, 4-2, to grab a two-goal head-start in their AFC Cup Asean zone semifinal series Wednesday night at Panaad Stadium...
Kiamba dominates Little League Mindanao Regionals
by Olmin Leyba - May 9, 2018 - 12:16pm
Bets from Sarangani Province capitalized on their home field advantage to score big in the Little League Philippine Series Mindanao Regionals over the weekend.
Etheridge earns milestone Premier League stint
by Olmin Leyba - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Azkals goalkeeper Neil Etheridge opened the doors for his milestone stint in the English Premier League next season as he led his club Cardiff City FC to promotion to the top-flight.
Tanauan claims Little League crown; Canlubang cops 3rd
by Olmin Leyba - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Host Tanauan overwhelmed Muntinlupa, 16-4, to win the centerpiece Little League Baseball division in the Little League Luzon Regionals over the weekend and lead the march of qualifiers to the Philippine Series.
Japan duo bags FIVB beach volley diadem
by Olmin Leyba - May 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Japan’s Takemi Nishibori and Ayumi Kusano stamped their class on Spain’s Paula Soria and Maria Belen Carro, 21-14, 21-18, to capture the women’s title in the FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour Manila...
Azkals up vs Chinese, Koreans in AFC Cup
by Olmin Leyba - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
With a powerhouse team that once dealt them a sound beating in China and a two-time champion side in Korea Republic as group mates, the Philippine Azkals face tremendous odds when they debut in next year’s...
Pinay bets bow to top-ranked Japanese
by Olmin Leyba - May 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Filipina aces Sisi Rondina and Dzi Gervacio pushed top seeded Japanese Tanaka Shinako and Fujii Sakurako to the limit in the quarterfinals before conceding a 13-21,21-17, 11-15 setback and bowing out of the FIVB...
Rondina-Gervacio rips Americans; Quilaio, Catubay also advance
by Olmin Leyba - May 5, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippines’ Sisi Rondina and Dzi Gervacio created a huge impact on their debut in the FIVB World Tour, toppling American duo Lindsey Fuller and Kaley Melville, 21-12, 21-16, to lead the advance of two...
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