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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…

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…