‘Shaq and Kobe’ of Ateneo Blue Eagles assured their commitment for Gilas

AFTER an impressive campaign in UAAP Season 85 women’s basketball, Ateneo de Manila Univeersity standouts Kacey dela Rosa and Jhazmin Joson have assured their commitment for flag and country should their numbers be called up for Gilas Pilipinas duty.

Magnolia faces Rain or Shine in important preliminaries-closing  duel

The picture in today’s PBA Commissioner’s Cup preliminaries-closing duel with Magnolia is clearly painted for Rain or Shine.

Uneven roster

By Anthony L. Cuaycong
Head coach Jason Kidd had occasion to joke around in the aftermath of All-Star Luka Doncic’s latest 40-point triple-double, and not simple because it contributed heavily to the Mavericks’ victory over the always-dangerous Warriors.

Ateneo claims first place, sends Falcons into F4 playoff with DLSU

ATENEO de Manila beat Adamson in its final eliminations game 66-61 to claim the number one spot and the twice-to-beat advantage in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball final four.

NU disposes of Ateneo to qualify for women’s UAAP basketball finals

DEFENDING champion National University (NU) advanced to its eighth straight finals appearance, clipping the wings of Ateneo via an 83-64 win in the UAAP women’s basketball Final Four at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Cignal, Petro Gazz clash in opening game of PVL finals 

CIGNAL and Petro Gazz will establish a new Premier Volleyball League (PVL) order as they contest the Reinforced Conference crown starting today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Joy in Senegal as team reaches World Cup last 16 

JOYOUS crowds celebrated in Senegal’s capital Dakar on Tuesday as cheers and car horns rang out in gridlocked streets after the West African country qualified to the knockout stage of the World Cup in Qatar with a 2-1 victory over Ecuador. 

Gakpo on target again as Dutch beat Qatar 2-0 to top Group A 

NETHERLANDS eased past already eliminated Qatar 2-0 to top Group A and reach the knockout stages on Tuesday after Cody Gakpo netted his third goal in three games, bringing the curtain down on the World Cup hosts with their third straight defeat.

Rashford double downs Wales, sending England into World Cup last 16   

MARCUS Rashford’s second-half double propelled England to a 3-0 win over neighbors Wales Tuesday that sent them into the World Cup last 16 as Group B winners and ended Welsh hopes of reaching the knockout stage.

Wounded Pulisic sends United States through to last 16

CHRISTIAN Pulisic could not even celebrate scoring against Iran after he injured himself as the United States beat Iran 1-0 Tuesday in an entertaining Group B decider to storm into the last 16 of the World Cup.

FIFA names first female refereeing trio for a men’s World Cup

STEPHANIE Frappart, Neuza Back and Karen Diaz will become the first all-female refereeing team for a men’s World Cup match as they have been named to take charge of the Costa Rica-Germany Group E match on Thursday, FIFA announced.

Portugal and Brazil through to knockout stage of World Cup

LUSAIL, Qatar — A second half brace from a stunning Bruno Fernandes fired Portugal into the last 16 of the World Cup on Monday to join France and Brazil, after a 2-0 win that outclassed an uninspiring Uruguay given little chance to get into the match.
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