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Bolts hope to keep hot streak

MERALCO sets out today looking to sustain its hot start in the PBA Governors’ Cup as it takes on Kia Picanto, a team the Bolts cannot take for granted despite being stranded at the bottom of the standings. Bolts coach…

Ginebra hands NLEX first loss

NLEX’ impressive winning run finally came to an end as Barangay Ginebra dished out a masterful third quarter run for a 110-97 victory in the PBA Governors’ Cup road game at the Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan. The Gin Kings…

Well done, Janelle

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WELL done. WGM Janelle Mae Frayna swept her last two games with surprising ease to finish in a tie for 11th place in the Women’s Open zum Erfurter Frauenschach festival 2017 in Erfurt, Germany. Frayna, ever so eager to make…

Diliman wallops Bangkok

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DILIMAN College made it two convincing wins in a row in the 2017 Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) basketball championship in Selangor, Malaysia. Led by African import Alex Diakhite, the Blue Dragons overcame a highly-physical game to roll back University of…

Toni wins Samorin Grand Prix

OLYMPIC equestrianne Toni Leviste won the two-star Grand Prix of Samorin heldlast July 30 at the state-of-the-art X-Bionic Sphere Sports Complex in Slovakia. Aboard her 17-year-old stallion Maximillian, Leviste bested 60 of the world’s best riders. For the first time…

Going to go a lot tougher for PH five

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The Gilas Pilipinas basketball squad leaves for Beirut, Lebanon early this morning to see action in the FIBA Asia Cup, mindful of the formidable odds as it plays minus its most important player in June Mar Fajardo. But coach Chot…

Baniqued, Borlain iron kids, indeed

CEBU – Wacky Baniqued pulled off another down-to-the-wire triumph while Tara Borlain proved as dominant as ever as they capped their triumphant stints in the Alaska IronKids Philippines at the Shangri-La’s Mactan Resort and Spa here yesterday. Baniqued hung tough…

Reed targets 3-peat as ‘Ironman’ unfolds

CEBU – Tim Reed exudes confidence as he shoots for a rare feat against a crack field out to foil his three-peat bid in the Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Philippines which gets under way today at the Shangri-La’s Mactan…

Creamline draws first blood

EVEN without Alyssa Valdez, Creamline’s juggernaut continues. The Cool Smashers turned to old hands Rosemarie Vargas, Mary Jean Balse-Pabayo and Pau Soriano to beat BaliPure, 25-19, 13-25, 28-26, 25-18, 15-7, and move on the cusp of advancing to the PVL…

Texters escape

TALK N Text pulled off an impressive endgame as it turned back Alaska, 107-106 in the PBA Governors’ Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum last night. The Tropang Texters overcame a huge deficit -- climbing out a 14-point deficit even…

NAASCU: St. Clare opens title defense

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DEFENDING champion St. Clare College-Caloocan opens its bid for back-to-back titles when the 17th NAASCU basketball tournament kicks off on Aug. 17 at the Cuneta Astrodome. Led by last year’s MVP Aris Dionisio and comebacking Rafael Rebugio and Earvin Mendoza,…

Sorry losses for Frayna in Erfurt

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WFM Janelle Mae Frayna struggled to keep her focus and lost for the second straight time in the Women’s Open zum Erfurter Frauenschach festival 2017 in Erfurt, Germany. Still visibly disheartened by the unlikely turn of events, Frayna lost to…

Gilas PH coach far from pleased

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Coach Chot Reyes watched intently as the Fiba Asia-bound Gilas Pilipinas team played the Southeast Asian Games squad in a controlled scrimmage on Thursday night at the Meralco gym in Ortigas. The coach was not pleased with what he saw.…

Pirates remain unscathed

LYCEUM of the Philippines University extended its perfect run to six games while defending champion San Beda kept the leaders within reach yesterday in the NCAA seniors basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Centre. Stalled in the first two…

PVL: Semis 'wars' erupt

BALIPURE is showing its readiness to wage war with Creamline as Alyssa Valdez returns after a three-game absence today in the PVL Open Conference semifinals opener at the Filoil Flying V Centre. ”Oo naman. Never naman namin iniisip na hindi…
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