Sports in schools focus of latest PSC summit session

Department of Education (DepEd) Director of Palarong Pambansa Secretariat Joel Erestain is the resource speaker on “Sports in Schools” in the 23rd virtual session of the National Sports Summit 2021 on Wednesday.

Choco Mucho continues to roll in PVL Open Conference

The Choco Mucho Flying Titans continued to roll in the Premier Volleyball League Open Conference, defeating the Cignal HD Spikers in three sets, 26-24, 25-12, 25-17, in league action on Tuesday at the PCV Socio-Civic Center in Bacarra, Ilocos Norte.

American teen wins 100m breaststroke

ALASKAN teenager Lydia Jacoby upstaged her 2016 Olympic champion team mate Lily King to win a surprise gold medal in the women’s 100m breaststroke on Tuesday.

British, Russian men, Aussie women shine

BRITAIN enjoyed a one-two success in the men’s 200m freestyle on Tuesday, while Russian swimmers ended US dominance in the 100m backstroke and Kaylee McKeown gave Australia’s women more Olympic gold to celebrate at the Tokyo pool.

Flora Duffy wins gold for Bermuda

FLORA Duffy achieved instant national hero status when she won Bermuda’s first Olympic gold medal on Tuesday after delivering a dominant run leg for an emphatic victory in the women’s triathlon on a stormy Tokyo course.

Dygert seeks gold after horror crash

HAD it not been for her horrific crash at the world championships at Imola 10 months ago, the obvious question ahead of Wednesday’s women’s Olympic cycling time trial would have been who will come second behind American Chloe Dygert.

Japan’s women overcome France

JAPAN overcame France (74-70) with a tenacious defensive display and ruthless three-point shooting to take their first game of the Tokyo Olympics women’s basketball tournament on Tuesday.

Dean at the double, British one-two gold

TOM Dean contracted coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) twice in the buildup to the Tokyo Olympics and he also won men’s 200m freestyle gold at the double on Tuesday.

Storm buffets venues; Tokyo Games go on

WIND and rain buffeted the Tokyo Olympics on Tuesday, causing delays to competition and event rescheduling, but stopping short of battering the host city as initially feared.

Proudly Filipino

Hidilyn Diaz stands just a little over 5’2”, but she towers over the Philippines — nay, the world — today.