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Biado wins world crown

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For Filipino billiards player Carlo Biado, the year about to end proved kind, too kind, to him. On Thursday night in faraway Doha, Qatar, Biado beat countryman Roland Garcia in a title showdown where he was fancied to win, 13-5,…

Diliman, MPS in YBC final

DILIMAN College and Manila Patriotic School pulled off similar impressive victories over their respective rivals to arrange a title showdown in the boys 15 years old and under category in the 2017 Youth Basketball Cup Next Level basketball tournament at…

‘F2’, Petron go for all the marbles

Games today (Mall of Asia Arena) 4 p.m. – Petron vs F2 Logistics 6 p.m. – Awarding Ceremonies F2 Logistics seeks a historic victory while Petron aims to complete its return to the throne when they clash in a final…

Thunder silence Pacers

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The results Houston 108, Charlotte 96; Boston 124, Denver 118; Portland 102, Miami 95; Toronto 115, Phoenix 109; Chicago 103, Utah 100; New Orleans 115, Milwaukee 108; Oklahoma City 100, Indiana 95; LA Clippers 106, Orlando 95; Washington 93, Memphis…

Asean cagefest: Alab falters anew

HONG Kong Eastern rallied past Tanduay Alab Pilipinas on late Wednesday night, 99-96, to stay unbeaten in the Asean Basketball League (ABL) at the Southorn stadium in Wan Chai, Hong Kong. The Hongkong cagers banked on Thai-American Tyler Lamb, who…

YBC: Warriors, Sto. Niño in final

IT will be Warriors versus Santo Nino de Novaliches School in the final of the 13 years old and under category in the 2017 Youth Basketball Cup Next Level basketball tournament at the DPS covered courts in Quezon City. Warriors…

Te rules PHA Sta. Ana leg; Tiu wins again

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STA. ANA, Cagayan -- The 2017 Philippine Homing Pigeon Association (PHA) North Series came to a fitting end last Dec. 10 with Norman Te topping the Young Birds category and Winston Tiu ruling the Old Birds class. Te and PHA-17-1703020…

Leonard returns, but Spurs stumble

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The results Philadelphia 118, Minnessota 112 (OT); Dallas 95, San Antonio 89; Brooklyn 103, Washington 98; Sacramento 99, Phoenix 92; Cleveland 123, Atlanta 114; Denver 103, Detroit 84; New York 113, Los Angeles Lakers 109 (OT) LOS ANGELES (AFP) -…

Superliga: Blaze Spikers go for the kill

Games today (Filoil Flying V Centre) 7 p.m. -- F2 Logistics vs. Petron PETRON aims to chomp down on the jugular of rival F2 Logistics in Game 2 of the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix best-of-three finals series…

St. Theresa, FBA outplay opponents

ST. THERESA’S School-Novaliches and Filipino Basketball Academy led the march of the favorites at the start of the Basic Sports, Inc. (BSI) basketball tournament at the Sacred Heart Academy covered courts in Novaliches, Quezon City over the weekend. St. Theresa’s…

Del Rosario earns rare taekwondo award

FORMER taekwondo champion and now Makati Congressman Monsour del Rosario has achieved a rare distinction when he was recently conferred the 2017 ‘Award for a Proud Taekwondo’ by Kukkiwon, the sport’s governing body. The award is the highest honor given…

Warring Govs agree: 3 teams look formidable

The PBA board of governors finally came to an ‘agreement’ yesterday, four days before the Philippine Cup takes the wraps off the league’s 43rd season. Unfortunately, the agreement was not on resolving the long-dragging stalemate, but on the top three…

Bulls bring down Celts

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The results:Golden State 111, Portland 104; LA Clippers 96, Toronto 91; Chicago 108, Boston 85; Houston 130, New Orleans 123; Miami 107, Memphis 82; Charlotte 116, Oklahoma City 103. CHICAGO (AFP) - The Chicago Bulls took full advantage of Kyrie…

Lancers rule APUG cagefest

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UNIVERSITY of the Visayas completed a memorable week by ruling the 2nd Asian Pacific University Games (APUG) basketball tournament. Led by MVP Rey Suerte, the Green Lancers brought down University of San Carlos, 82-73, in their winner-take-all encounter to capture…

Pacquiao vows bigger PSC budget

SENATOR Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao assured the Philippine Sports Commission yesterday that in his capacity as chairman of the Senate committee on Sports, he shall push for additional budget allocation of the agency for 2019. Speaking in the press conference for…
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