Federer in fiery debut

May 27, 2019
PARIS (AFP) - Roger Federer marked his return to Roland Garros after a four-year absence with a straight sets win over Italy’s Lorenzo Sonego on Sunday, admitting he “felt on edge”, as Angelique Kerber’s hopes of completing a career Grand Slam suffered a quick kill.

Kicked out

FED UP with a certain group which “sees me an interloper and an outsider,” Philippine Olympic Committee president Ricky Vargas yesterday cracked the whip, removing several officials from key committees led by the man he beat in a hotly-contested election in the country’s governing body in sports last year.

Scribes to honor Thirdy Ravena

May 26, 2019
After leading the Blue Eagles to their second-straight UAAP title, Ravena is set to be named the Collegiate Player of the Year in the 2019 Chooks-To-Go Collegiate Press Corps Awards Night presented by SportsVision on Monday, May 27 at the Amelie Hotel in Ermita, Manila.

Steffen, Duke brace for CT IRONMAN duel

May 26, 2019
Swiss Caroline Steffen and Aussie Dimity Lee Duke set out for another clash of power and endurance tipped to go down-to-the-wire as they banner the elite cast in the Century Tuna IRONMAN 70.3 Subic Bay presented by Big Boss Cement which gets going Sunday (June 2).

Patrombon, Capadocia keep Brookside Open crowns

May 20, 2019
Jeson Patrombon battled back from a set down and pounced on fellow Davis Cup veteran Johnny Arcilla’s poor condition in the decider to fashion out a 4-6, 7-5, 3-0(ret.) win while Marian Capadocia survived Clarice Patrimonio, 6-3, 7-6(5), as they kept their singles crowns in the PPS-PEPP Brookside Hills Open Tennis Championships at the Brookside Hills Tennis Club in Cainta, Rizal last Sunday.

Miranda keeps up the good work

May 13, 2019
Daniel Miranda has now truly earned his place among the top drivers in the TCR Asia Series. Coming from a successful debut in Malaysia last month, the Filipino driver repeated his breakthrough performance with yet another fine showing last week in tricky weather conditions at the Zhuhai International Circuit.

‘Go’ cyclists show worth in Vietnam tilt

May 09, 2019
Marc Ryan Lago, another promising cyclist who also rides for the national team, checked in third overall in the best young rider race followed by Lucero at fourth and Cajucom at seventh, their combined efforts with Grospe helping the team finish fifth overall out of 12 teams.

14th Asean taekwondo

May 03, 2019
The guests of honor will be led by newly elected ASEAN Taekwondo Federation president , Makati City Congressman Manuel Monsour Del Rosario. The ATF general assembly held a meeting yesterday at the 101 Hotel participated by different officials of the eight Asean countries.

Arafura Games: Pinoys rule the pool

May 01, 2019
The 13-year-old Enot from Davao City won the men’s 13-14 year old 50-meter backstroke with a time of 29.80 seconds, adding to his 100-meter and 200-meter backstroke gold medals in this Philippine campaign supported by the Philippine Sports Commission and Standard Insurance.

The Nationals returns with DOTA 2

April 30, 2019
FOLLOWING the successful staging of the first conference, The Nationals returns with an even exciting second conference of DOTA 2 as action begins today 1 at the Gariath Concepts in Eastwood City, Libis, Quezon City.