Olympics-USOPC wants definition of ‘neutral’ before Russian athletes cleared for Games

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) continued to walk a tightrope reaffirming its support for Ukraine in its war with Russia on...

Sotto scores Japan B. League win with 20 points, 8 rebounds

KAI Sotto notched his first win in Japan behind a monstrous performance as Hiroshima clobbered Kyoto in the Japan B. League, 102-95 late Wednesday...

12th Jerusalem Marathon attracts 40,000 runners

JERUSALEM, Israel — There are so many marathons being done in the world right now. Of all these, only one stands out as a race...

Titlist Real Madrid ease past Liverpool, aggregate 6-2, into Champions League quarterfinals

MADRID — Real Madrid cruised into the Champions League quarterfinals as Karim Benzema’s second-half goal secured a comfortable 1-0 win over Liverpool in their...

European Leagues concerned by FIFA’s changes to tourney formats

THE EUROPEAN Leagues are concerned by FIFA’s decisions to introduce a new 32-team Club World Cup and to extend the 2026 World Cup to...

Ja Morant, suspended for 3 more games, acknowledges ‘mistakes’

THE NBA suspended Memphis Grizzlies star guard Ja Morant for three more games without pay, citing conduct detrimental to the league. In a subsequent interview...

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By Anthony L. Cuaycong
The National Basketball Association took two days short of two weeks since the Grizzlies’ Ja Morant appeared on Instagram Live brandishing a gun in...

Expanded ’26 World Cup format with record 104 matches OK’d

THE 2026 World Cup will have 104 matches instead of the traditional 64 games due to the expanded format with 48 teams taking part, global soccer governing body FIFA said on Tuesday ahead of its Congress in Kigali, Rwanda.

World Cup hero Yulo flies home for the launching of GAP grassroot program

WORLD Cup multiple gold medalist Carlos Edriel Yulo flew back home to the country Tuesday night to personally spread the word of gymnastics to...

Five-goal Haaland leads Manchester City to 7-0 rout of RB Leipzig

MANCHESTER, England — Erling Haaland became the third player in Champions League history to score five goals in a game as he led Manchester...

Smart GIGA Arena celebrates its one million users since last year launch

SMART GIGA Arena, the country’s first all-in-one esports platform, marked its first anniversary with a milestone of one million users since its historic launch...

Golf governing bodies Royal & Ancient and US Golf Association take steps to limit...

LONDON — Golf’s longest hitters could be reeled in under new proposals to limit the distance balls struck by elite players can travel. Average driving...
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