Sports

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.

Ginebra import still adjusting to PH weather, succumbs to cramps

Justin Brownlee's debut for Ginebra did not go as the Gin Kings hoped as the former St. John's University forward suffered cramps in overtime of their game against Alaska and had to be subbed out in a crucial moment.

After long flight, PH athletes arrive in Rio

The Philippine delegation to the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games arrived at the Brazilian city with equal parts excitement and anxiety.

Bulacan beauty is new WSOF ring girl

World Series of Fighting-Global Championship (WSOF-GC) concluded its international ring girl search last Saturday.

Crawford open to Pacquiao fight at 140 pounds

Unbeaten fighter Terence "Bud" Crawford became the most likely opponent for Manny Pacquiao when he outclassed Viktor Postol to unify the WBO and WBC super lightweight belts on Saturday night in Las Vegas.

PH's Mighty Sports outlasts Chinese Taipei-A to open Jones Cup

Mighty Sports, the Philippines representative to the 2016 William Jones Cup, opened their campaign on a winning note by outlasting Chinese Taipei-A, 89-81, at the Xinzhuang Gym in Taipei on Sunday night.

PH settles for silver in FIBA Asia 3x3 Under-18

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippine team settled for a silver medal in the FIBA Asia 3x3 Under-18 Championships after bowing to Qatar, 9-21, in the Finals on Sunday night in the Gem-In Shopping Mall in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.