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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…

Ateneo stays alive for a final four berth after beating UE

By Kevin Patrick V. Mariano MANILA, (PNA) — The Ateneo Blue Eagles soared to its seventh win to gain a Final Four berth after defeating the valiant University of the…

Sizzling start nets Lascuna 5-shot lead

CARMONA, Cavite, (PNA)–Tony Lascuna went on an early birdie-binge and shot a five-under 67, pulling away by five strokes over Miguel Tabuena, Rufino Bayron and Cassius Casas and moving 18…

All girl K-pop group arrives in Manila

MANILA, (PNA) — An all-girl K-pop group arrived in Manila before midnight Friday, the Ninoy Aquino International Airport Media Affairs Division said. Dal Shabet arrived via Asiana Airlines flight OZ-703…

Davao City awaiting local player from UK football training

DAVAO CITY, (PNA) — A welcome crowd is awaiting the arrival of a young football player from this city who is one of the 22 members of the Philippine Under…

MMFF sets Oct 4 as deadline for submission of entries to New Wave Film Festival

MANILA, (PNA) — Metropolitan Manila Development Authority Chairman Francis Tolentino and concurrent head of the Metro Manila Film Festival on Tuesday announced that the filmmakers have until Oct 4, 2013…

Azerbaijan to recruit more winter sports athletes

BAKU, (PNA/Xinhua) — Azerbaijan will increase the number of athletes in winter sports, the country’s Youth and Sports Minister Azad Rahimov said during a news conference in Baku on Tuesday….

FC Azukals to represent Negros Oriental in reg’l football qualifiers

DUMAGUETE CITY, (PNA) -– The FC Azukals is gearing up to represent the province of Negros Oriental in the regional qualifiers of the Philippine Football Federation-Smart National Club championship tournament…

Miss World Philippines 2013 Megan Young off to Bali Tuesday night

MANILA, (PNA) — Reigning Miss World Philippines Megan Young will depart for Bali, Indonesia on Tuesday to compete for Miss World 2013. The Ninoy Aquino International Airport Media Affairs Division…

More than 1,000 runners in Hunat Dabaw fun run on Sept. 1

DAVAO CITY, (PNA) -– More than 1,000 runners are already listed in the Hunat Dabaw Fun Run set this Sunday in an out and back course at The Royal Mandaya…

26th Milo Little Olympics kicks off Aug. 30 at Marikina Sports Park

By Lily O. Ramos MANILA, Aug. 29(PNA) —- The Milo Little Olympics’26th season will continue to conduct its nationwide junior nationwide junior inter-school sports competition, offering a variety of sports…

Davao City softball team remains unbeaten in 2013 Batang Pinoy Mindanao leg

The Davao City Durians proved it right as they remain unbeaten in the second day of eliminations in softball after edging out General Santos, 3-2, and emptying the hits of…