Dagupan swimmers make their mark in Batang Pinoy 2016

DAGUPAN CITY — Six swimmers who won eight gold medals among themselves, together with 18 other athletes sent by Dagupan City to the Batang Pinoy 2016 in Tagum City, Davao…

3 PHL gymnasts to compete in Japan

MANILA — Three athletes, led by Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Reyland Capellan, will leave for Japan on Thursday to compete in the Toyota Cup, Gymnastics Association of the Philippines…

Japan’s Asics takes shoes of Adidas to sponsor IAAF

MONTE CARLO — Japanese sportswear giant Asics was unveiled as IAAF’s new official partner on Saturday, a day after the athletics’ world governing body parted ways with Adidas three years…

Baguio City’s Batnag bags two more golds in swimming

MANILA — Baguio City swimmer Maenard Roman Batnag bagged two more gold medals on Thursday, winning the boys’ 12-under 100-meter butterfly and 200-meter individual medley in the 2016 Batang Pinoy…

PHL to join world 9-ball tournament in China

MANILA — Three women, led by many-time Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Rubilen Amit, are scheduled to compete in the Women’s World 9-ball Championship in Chengdu, China next week. Joining…

San Miguel wrests lead from S’woods in Fil-Am golf tourney

BAGUIO CITY — Chito Laureta shot a day best one over 70 for 35 points and towed defending champion San Miguel – Northern Cement to the lead in in the…

Nueva Ecija’s Marana wins two golds in Batang Pinoy

TAGUM CITY, Davao del Norte — Nueva Ecija’s Genisis Marana captured two gold medals in cycling’s critirium event even as Zamboanga glittered with nine golds in Day One of the…

Irving, James lift Cavaliers over 76ers

WASHINGTON — Kyrie Irving scored 19 of his season-high 39 points in the fourth quarter and LeBron James had a triple-double with 26 points, 10 rebounds and 13 assists as…

Weightlifting association to use modern scoring device in Batang Pinoy

MANILA — The Philippine Weightlifting Association (PWA) will use a state-of-the-art scoring machine for the 2016 Batang Pinoy National Championships scheduled on Nov. 27 to Dec. 2 in Tagum City,…

Skateboarders Feliciano, Evangelista to compete in China

MANILA — Standouts Mark Feliciano and Kenneth King Evangelista will join the inaugural Asian Skateboarding Championship in Shanghai, China on Sunday. The first Asian continental tournament sanctioned by the International…

2016 Ms. International Kylie Verzosa graces 67th Fil-Am tee off

BAGUIO CITY –The 67th Fil-Am Invitational Golf Tournament at the Baguio Country Club (BCC) and Camp John Hay (CJH) fairways here fired off Friday with more than 1,200 golfers all…

29 Filipino athletes to compete in 2017 Asian Winter Games

MANILA — The Philippines will send 29 athletes to the 2017 Asian Winter Games in Japan, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) chairman Tom Carrasco announced during the weekly POC Radio Forum.…

SMB rallies to beat Star in season opener

MANILA — San Miguel pulled off a huge fourth quarter run to open its PBA Philippine Cup title defense with a 96-88 win against Star at the Smart Araneta Coliseum…

NU Pep scores UAAP cheerdance four-peat

MANILA — The NU Pep Squad cropped its fourth consecutive UAAP cheerdance title after wowing 17,850 people at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with a flawless stunt on Saturday night. NU…

Weightlifter Delos Santos wins 3 silvers in Japan

MANILA — The Philippines got three silver medals courtesy of 17-year-old Maria Dessa delos Santos in the ongoing Asian Youth and Junior Weightlifting Championship at the Otaku City Gymnasium in…

Young swimmer in Legazpi wins 6 gold medals in Japan invitational

LEGAZPI CITY — Legazpi City Mayor Noel Rosal on Friday commended eight-year-old Trump Luistro of this city for giving honor to the country by hauling six gold medals in an…

Asian Dragon Boat Championships held in PHL for the first time with Japan as victor

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY – Over 1,000 paddlers from different Asian countries gathered in Puerto Princesa City’s The Baywalk on Friday to compete in the Asian Dragon Boat Championships. This event…

Pacquiao receives red carpet welcome in General Santos City

GENERAL SANTOS CITY — The city government and the provincial government of Sarangani rolled out the red carpet for the homecoming here on Friday morning of world boxing champion, Senator…

Regional PBA All-Star Week proposed

MANILA — In another step to further market the PBA to the fans, board chairman Mikee Romero pushed for a mini-tournament during the All-Star Week in which players of a…

Ateneo-La Salle rematch highlights UAAP’s return to play

MANILA — The Ateneo Blue Eagles and the De La Salle Green Archers battle it out anew as the UAAP men’s basketball tournament returns from a long Halloween on Saturday…