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PHL in 6th place finish in 28th SEAG, supreme in basketball

SINGAPORE, June 16 (PNA)-—The Philippines achieved the modest target it set for the 28th edition of the Southeast Asian Games, winning 29 gold medals to improved one notch up to…

Women bowlers deliver PHL’s first bronze in trios event

SINGAPORE, June 11 (PNA)- Marie Alexis Sy, Lara Posadas and Maria Arles delivered the Philippines’ first medal in bowling — a bronze in women’s trios — in the 28th Southeast…

Team PHL now on 5th place in Singapore SEAG after bagging 22 golds

SINGAPORE, June 11 (PNA)-—After a mini-avalanche of gold medals the other day, the Philippines could only clinch one mint in women’s individual time trial of cycling on Thursday in the…

PHL Men’s basketball team drubs Malaysia 100-48 for second victory at the Singapore SEAG

GAME Friday (OCBC Arena) 6 p.m. – Philippines vs. Timor Leste SINGAPORE, June 11(PNA)– Taking the admonition of American coach Tab Bakdwin to heart, Sinag Pilipinas played like a man…

PHL Blu Girls sweep competition for SEAG gold

SINGAPORE, June 11 (PNA)– Softball emerged as the only other sports association that so far swept the gold medals offered in the 28th Southeast Asian Games. And the Blu Boys…

Mayweather says he’s ready to fight Pacquiao — report

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, Dec. 12 (PNA) – After long waiting for his response to Manny Pacquio’s challenge, undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he is ready to fight the…

First Olympic table tennis medals for USA and Brazil at Youth Olympics

NANJING, China, (PNA/Xinhua) — Before Wednesday’s bronze medal matches at the Nanjing Youth Olympics, no athlete from the Americas had won a table tennis medal at an Olympic Games, but…

Arnis workshop, tournament for Davao kids set Aug. 23

DAVAO CITY, (PNA) — The Kadayawan sa Dabaw Arnis Workshop and Tournament is set this Saturday, August 23 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Abreeza Mall activity area….

Cote d’Ivoire bans int’l sports competitions over Ebola

ABIDJAN, (PNA/Xinhua) — Cote d’Ivoire’s sports authorities on Tuesday decided to suspend the organization of any international competitions in the country until further notice, an official source said. A statement…

Ebola virus forces African judokas to skip 2014 Judo World Championship in Russia

CHELYABINSK, (PNA/ITAR-TASS) — African judokas decided against competing in the 2014 Judo World Championship in the Russian city of Chelyabinsk later this month citing Ebola virus disease outbreak in West…

San Beda regains winning form behind Nigerian student-player

MANILA, (PNA) — Nigerian student-player Ola Adeogun teamed up with Ryusei Koga to lift the San Beda Lions beat a feisty Mapua, 64-69, on Wednesday to remain on top of…

Australian Open: Big names come through except Wozniacki

MELBOURNE, Jan. 18 (PNA/Xinhua) — Big names all advance into the fourth round of the Australian Open after Saturday’s matches except the women’s 10th-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, who missed another chance…

Serena Williams into fourth round with record 61 Australian Open wins

MELBOURNE, Jan. 17 (PNA/Xinhua) — Top seed Serena Williams blew past Slovak Daniela Hantuchova in straight sets to reach fourth round and set a record of 61 Australian Open match…

PHL track and field athletes produce 4 gold, 3 silver, 3 bronze medals at Myanmar SEAGames

NAY PYI TAW, Dec. 18 (PNA) –- The athletics competition of the 27th Southeast Asian Games has yet to conclude, but Philippine athletics team manager Philip Ella Juico is already…

Tabada, Sato share lead in Kadayawan Age-Group chess tourney (Sports)

DAVAO CITY, (PNA) — Kenneth John Tabada and Carl Zirex Sato both posted on Sunday their third straight wins to share the lead in the 20-Under boys division of the…