‘FIREWORKS’ AT POC GAB?

Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Ricky Vargas meets his board today in an executive session following a pressure call from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) which ordered clarifications on the issues raised by the majority of members of the local council.

Gear up for the football season with the 2019 International Champions Cup Singapore

The International Champions Cup (ICC) third edition rolls into Singapore this July with a blockbuster selection of top European clubs. Relevent Sports Group, owner and operator of the International Champions Cup, today revealed the four-team line-up, comprising of Premier League giants Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur, as well as Italian Serie A heavyweights Juventus and Inter. This year, the ICC also welcomes AIA as its first-ever Presenting Partner.

Hotshots prevail

Farr cut loose with 22 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and got enough support from three locals as the Hotshots upended Columbian Dyip, 110-103, for their second straight win in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Aussie rider cops Stage 3

LEGAZPI CITY, Albay—Australian Samuel Hill of Team Nero Bianchi outlasted a pair of Filipino challengers in the final stretch to rule Stage Three even as Dutch Jeroen Meijers of Taiyuan Miogee Cycling Team of China clung to the Air21 purple jersey in the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas yesterday.

Katropa flog Bolts

Terrence Jones sizzled with a league-high 49 points on a 7-of-11 stint from the three-point area, and grabbed 18 rebounds as he mesmerized an appreciative crowd during Petron Blaze Saturday game special at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Dutch rider keeps lead

DAET, Camarines Norte—The Netherland’s Jeroen Maijers engaged Singapore’s Goh Chun Huat in a tug-of-war for the purple jersey before the former ended up keeping the lead after Stage Two that was ruled by Germany’s Mario Vogt in the 10th Le Tour de Filipinas which unfolded in Pagbilao, Quezon and concluded before a big crowd at Vinzon’s Avenue here yesterday.

Durant undergoes surgery

OAKLAND, USA 2019 (AFP) - Golden State Warriors forward Kevin Durant underwent surgery Wednesday for a ruptured right Achilles tendon, confirming the injury and the operation in an Instagram posting.