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Barefoot Bicolana lass is Palarong Pambansa 2018’s first gold medalist

 Moments after garnering the first-ever gold medal of the 2018 Palarong Pambansa in the 3,000m, 13-year-old Lheslie N. de Lima decided to take a nap. Amid her co-athletes at the Bicol Region Athletic Association, she just lied on the bleachers of the [...]

April 16, 2018 Sports

Donaire dominates Garcia Hernandez to win WBC silver belt

Former world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire made a victorious return to the ring as he comprehensively outpointed Ruben Garcia Hernandez in a ten-round featherweight bout in San Antonio, Texas. The three judges scored the bout 100-90, 97-93, 99-91, [...]

September 24, 2017 News, Sports

Alyssa signs with Chinese Taipei club team

Philippines – Filipina volleyball star Alyssa Valdez is headed to Taiwan to play for the Attack Line club team. The former Ateneo de Manila University star told Umagang Kay Ganda's Gretchen Ho that she has already “closed a deal” with [...]

September 11, 2017 News, Sports

Jarin era dawns for Bulldogs up against Red Warriors

It’s a new coach, it’s a new system, it’s a new day for National University in the 80th Season of the UAAP Men’s Basketball Tournament. New head coach unleashes his so-called “40 minutes of hell” when the Bulldogs take on [...]

September 9, 2017 News, Sports

Senator Pacquiao magko-coach nga ba uli sa PBA?

Mukhang magbabalik bilang PBA head coach si Senador Manny Pacquiao. Kausap na raw ng world champion boxer ang management ng Blackwater para sa posibilidad na maging bahagi si Pacquiao ng koponan. Si Leo Isaac ang kasalukuyang head coach ng Blackwater [...]

September 8, 2017 News, Sports

NBA: Celtics, Cavs finalize blockbuster trade – reports

The Boston Celtics agreed to send the Cleveland Cavaliers a 2020 second-round draft pick via the Miami Heat to complete the blockbuster trade that sent four-time All-Star guard Kyrie Irving to the Celtics, multiple media outlets reported Wednesday. The Cavaliers [...]

August 31, 2017 News, Sports

What went so wrong for Team PH in 2017 SEA Games

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – There is simply no way to sugarcoat it – the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur was a veritable disaster for Team Philippines. National sports associations (NSAs) were remarkably hopeful at the start of the [...]

August 30, 2017 News, Sports

Aragon loses lone SEA Games match, settles for taekwondo silver

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia – National University (NU) standout Rhezie Aragon was unable to bring home a gold medal after bowing to the defending champion in the -53kg division of the kyorugi competition in taekwondo here in the 29th Southeast Asian [...]

August 28, 2017 News, Sports

McGregor and Mayweather trade praise not profanities

Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. declared a truce on Wednesday after weeks of vicious verbal attacks, offering praise instead of profanities at the final press conference ahead of their much anticipated fight. Since the fight between undefeated boxer Mayweather [...]

August 24, 2017 News, Sports

SEA Games: Why PH’s Kayla Richardson won’t defend her 100m crown

Reigning Southeast Asian Games sprint queen Kayla Richardson has opted not to run in the 100 meters when the athletics competition of the 29th SEA Games gets going on Tuesday at KL Sports City here. Instead, the 17-year-old Richardson will [...]

August 19, 2017 News, Sports