Libranza, Astrolabio are new Minproba champs

DAVAO City — Stablemates Genesis “Cobra” Libranza and Vincent Astrolabio of the MP Davao Boxing Gym are now both champions in the Mindanao Professional Boxing Association (Minproba) after beating their respective opponents in the “Bakbaka sa South Cotabato” last Monday at the South Cotabato Sports Center in Koronadal City. Libranza needed only two minutes and … Read More

PH netter Alcantara keeps winning form in China

MANILA — Filipino tennis player Francis Casey Alcantara sustained his winning form on Wednesday to advance in the next round of the singles and doubles categories in the ongoing USD25,000 China F13 Futures tournament sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation. The 25-year-old Alcantara of Cagayan de Oro City marched into the singles quarterfinal round after … Read More

Federer wins eighth Wimbledon title

LONDON — Roger Federer defeated seventh seed Marin Cilic in straight sets to win a record eighth Wimbledon title here on Sunday. Third-ranked Federer, 35, spent only one hour 41 minutes winning his 11th final 6-3, 6-1, 6-4. Cilic, who apparently was suffering from a left foot injury, was not in good form and even … Read More

LA, Paris to host next two Olympic Games

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The International Olympic Committee (IOC) on Tuesday voted unanimously in support of awarding of 2024 and 2028 Olympic Games on the same occasion. All the 83 attending IOC members at the 130th IOC session voted for the decisions made by the IOC Executive Board in early June. Los Angeles and Paris are … Read More