Sports

Celebrities gear up for Cobra Ironman 70.3

Local celebrities will be among the thousands of triathletes who will compete in the difficult Cobra Energy Drink Ironman 70.3 Asia Pacific Championships presented by Ford which fires off on August 7. 

Star hopes tough victory over GlobalPort kicks off winning streak

It took the Star Hotshots three games before they managed to secure their first win of the 2016 PBA Governors Cup, a hard-fought 105-102 overtime victory over the GlobalPort Batang Pier on Sunday.

PH U-19 team nails first win in Asian volleyball tilt

The Philippines survived Australia in a five-set war to earn its first win in the 18th Asian Women's Under-19 Volleyball Championship in Nakhon Ratchasima, Thailand on Sunday.

Weary Romeo not too worried about GlobalPort's 0-3 start

Terrence Romeo is admittedly exhausted after a long season that includes a stint with the Philippine national team in the FIBA Olympic Qualifiers, and there is no time for him to rest as he immediately returned to GlobalPort for the 2016 PBA Governors Cup.

PH athletes arrive to poor accommodations in Rio Olympic Village

The Philippine delegation to the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics arrived at the Olympic Village in Barra Da Tijuca in the early evening of Sunday.

USA romp past China in Rio warm-up

LOS ANGELES -- The USA, warming up for a run at their third straight Olympic men's basketball gold, romped to a 106-57 friendly victory over China on Sunday.

Sport divided as Russia escapes blanket doping ban

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The International Olympic Committee's decision not to ban Russia from the Rio Games over state-run doping left international sports leaders divided on Monday, less than two weeks before the opening ceremony.

Abu Hijle powers San Beda to 6th straight win in NCAA juniors

San Beda defeated San Sebastian, 74-66, to rack up its sixth straight victory while Perpetual Help routed Letran, 88-68, to boost its Final Four bid in the NCAA Season 92 juniors basketball tournament Monday at the Arena in San Juan City.

Star's RR Garcia named Player of the Week

Star guard RR Garcia earned Player of the Week honors after playing his best game in a Hotshots jersey on Sunday and leading his new team to a 105-102 overtime victory over the GlobalPort Batang Pier.

Petron's Molina earns spot in PSL All-Star team

Petron's Frances Molina became the sixth player to earn a "golden ticket" to the Philippine Superliga (PSL) team that will compete in the FIVB Women's Club World Championship on October 18-23 at the Mall of Asia Arena.