Category Archives: Sports

Novak Djokovic (AP photo)

Djokovic Wins 4th Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic was disconsolate and injured when he left Wimbledon a year ago, quitting during his quarterfinal because of a painful right elbow that would need surgery.

Argentina's Lucas Matthysse reacts after he was knocked down by Philippines' Manny Pacquiao during their world welterweight boxing championship bout at Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur on July 15, 2018. (Mohd RASFAN / AFP)

Pacquiao stops Matthysse with 7th Round KO

Manny Pacquiao clinched his 60th victory with a seventh-round knockout Sunday of Argentinian Lucas Matthysse, his first stoppage in nine years.

Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse (MP Promotions)
Raqchel Ann Daquis of Cignal attacks on MJ Philips and Mika Reyes of RP Team

PSL: Cignal books return ticket to semis

Reigning champion Cignal booked a return flight to the semifinals as it clobbered Cocolife in straight sets, 25-21, 25-21, 25-22, in the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Invitational Conference yesterday at the Muntinlupa Sports Center.

Novak Djokovic (AP photo)

Djokovic stuns Nadal to reach Wimbledon final

Novak Djokovic reached his fifth Wimbledon final on Saturday with a 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (11/9), 3-6, 10-8 victory over Rafael Nadal in the second longest semi-final ever played at the tournament.

Jhonnel Ababa

Ababa posts 3-shot PGTA romp

Jhonnel Ababa came out a lot better than seven others in local tour’s most crowded final round duel in recent years, unleashing a strong start and a rock-solid finish to overwhelm the field instead and ran away with the ICTSI Forest Hills Championship crown by three on a closing 64 at the Nicklaus course here yesterday.

Jaycee Marcelino (PBA Images)

NCAA 94: Marcelino is Chooks-To-Go/NCAA Press Corps Player of the Week

With EAC threatening for an upset against the powerhouse Lyceum squad, last season’s Rookie of the Year took it upon himself to avert a meltdown, going down to work in the fourth quarter as he racked 13 of his career-best 24 points in the Pirates’ 106-97 win over the Generals on Friday.

Harmonito “Hammer” Dela Torre and unbeaten Chinese foe Yongqiang Yang (Photo by: Alvin Go)

Dela Torre ready for Chinese foe

SANMAN Boxing Gym’s Harmonito “Hammer” Dela Torre and unbeaten Chinese foe Yongqiang Yang both made the weight limit for their eight-round showdown tomorrow in Axiata Arena in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

8-time World Chess Olympiad member International Master (IM) Rico Yap Mascarinas from Cebu (left) picked up his third win in the tournament as Board 2 player after beating Qing Yang Ng in their Sicilian defense duel.

Lincoln Yap leads PH team at Singapore Chess tilt

THE Philippines’ Bulldogs/Psalms 23 scored 3.0 points over the Grand Asian Chess Challenge (GACC) Dream Team to improve its standings in the QCD SG Chess League 2018 at the Aqueen Hotel in Paya Lebar, Singapore late Friday, July 13, 2018, here.

Manny Pacquiao and Lucas Matthysse (MP Promotions)

Pacquiao vs Matthysse Preview, Start Time, Odds and How to Watch

Manny Pacquiao weighed in Saturday comfortably under the 147-pound (67-kilogramme) limit and said he was “ready” to win back the welterweight belt against WBA champion Lucas Matthysse of Argentina.