Games gold medalist Claire Adorna headlines the compact cast of triathletes bracing for a fierce battle in the Asian Elite to be held side by side with the centerpiece pro division in the Century Tuna Ironman 70.3 Subic Bay presented by Big Boss Cement which gets going Sunday.
“Kaya ipinanganak itong PBA Legends Faceoff, nung nakita nila (UNTV) na maganda pa ring panoorin at makikita mo yung reception ng mga fans ay maganda, kaya nangyari itong faceoff na ito,” said tournament commissioner Fortunato ‘Atoy’ Co in Tuesday’s Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Forum at the Amelie Hotel-Manila.
Three-point sharpshooter Stephen Curry attempts to lead the injury-hit Warriors to their third consecutive NBA title, a feat last achieved by the Los Angeles Lakers in 2002, and Golden State could become the first team to win four crowns in five seasons since the 1969 Boston Celtics.
Philippine Sports Commission chairman Butch Ramirez has called for unity among warring officials in the Philippine Olympic Committee for the sake of local sports while declining his appointment as chef de mission of the National contingent to the 30th Southeast Asian Games which the country is hosting this December.
The team from Barangay Sto. Cristo of Tarlac City was recently crowned champion of the RC Cola Liga ng Bayan after beating rivals from Malolos, 20-18, during the grand finals of the Luzon-wide 3x3 basketball tournament organized by ARC Refreshments Corp., maker of RC Cola products in the Philippines.
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.
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.