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An icon of Philippine media

The all-encompassing wave of change has hit Philippine media, well before renowned business magnate Manuel “Manny” V. Pangilinan had come in. Digital media were...

Sports dreams

Students in Maguindanao, one of the poorest provinces in the country, receive sports equipment from the Bangsamoro Sports Commission (BSC) on Nov. 27 as part of the celebration of National Children’s Month.

Steps toward better education

In a bid to enhance the quality of and increase access to education in the Philippines, the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission...

Of PG’s signature line and power lacing

IT IS going to be a busy stretch of releases for Nike in the Philippine market as it is set to unveil a couple of shoes later this month and in February.

Thai ‘dwarf giant’ boxer surpasses Mayweather record with 51st win

Bangkok, Thailand -- Thai boxer Wanheng Menayothin grabbed his 51st straight victory Wednesday in a long but lop-sided bout against a fighter from the...

Lights out for Indonesia’s LRT just days before Asian Games

Jakarta, Indonesia -- Indonesia is investigating a series of malfunctions that have plagued its first light rapid transit (LRT) system just days out from...

Adidas gets World Cup boost despite Nike dominance on field

Adidas AG got a boost from the World Cup, selling record numbers of jerseys even though the national teams it sponsors lost out to...

French World Cup glory costs China firm $9 million and counting

Shanghai, China -- A Chinese kitchen appliance maker said Monday it has so far made refunds worth nine million dollars, fulfilling a costly pledge...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic organizers unveil ticket prices

Tokyo -- Tokyo Olympic organizers on Friday unveiled ticket prices for the 2020 Games ranging from 2020 yen ($18) up to $2,760, largely in...

World Cup champion France: How much is the team worth?

As France basks in World Cup victory, we take a look at how much its talented players are worth.

Empowering Filipino athletes and inspiring a culture of hard work and...

Sports are an inherent part of being a Filipino. Turn a few streets and it’s almost guaranteed that you will find a basketball hoop...

Croatia on fire after World Cup ‘miracle’

Zagreb, Croatia -- Tears and cries of joy, hugs and chants, firecrackers and flares -- Croatia was on fire late Wednesday after their victory against...

‘We left everything out there’, says England manager Southgate

Moscow, Russia -- Manager Gareth Southgate said England "left everything out there" after falling to an extra-time defeat by Croatia in the World Cup...

Aussies ‘feared for safety’ after Manila basketball brawl

A "bruised and battered" Australian team feared for its safety and sought government help to escape the court after a mass brawl with the...

Favorite Things | Karate as second nature

A CEO took up karate as a form of revenge then learned that karate was a way of life.

Authentic signed sports memorabilia now available through HOFA

FILIPINO sports memorabilia aficionados on the lookout for authentic signed items need not look further with the recent launch of online store Hall of...

The five best Olympics movies of all time

By Richard Roeper AS THE 2018 Winter Olympics played out in Pyeongchang last month, NBC introduced the audience to dozens of athletes via well-crafted background...

Jordan Brand NBA All-Star uniforms out

WEEKS BEFORE the National Basketball Association Midseason Classic All-Star Game, specially made Jordan Brand uniforms to mark the event were released. It will mark the...

You don’t just try on the glasses in this shop, you...

IN LINE with its mission of offering high-quality and high-performance gear and accessories for various outdoor activities, Rudy Project recently launched in the country...

Smackdown

Grand sumo champion, or "yokozuna", Harumafuji (L) of Mongolia somersaults over to lose his bout against Onosho of Japan (R) on the fifth day...

Aparte, Magbanua seize Shell chess lead

SUNGYEONG APARTE and Wesley Magbanua flashed top form and swept their first six matches to wrest the solo lead in their respective divisions in...

Solons laud SEA Games medalists

SENATORS Joel Villanueva and Sonny Angara, two lawmakers who are strong advocate of sports, lauded the country’s medalists in the recent Southeast Asian (SEA)...

Nike, streetwear designer team up for ‘The Ten’

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter A FRESH take on iconic Nike shoe models will be presented and made available as the global footwear brand ties...

Gilas Pilipinas heads back to SEA Games gold medal game

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Reporter GILAS PILIPINAS earned a return trip to the gold medal game in men’s basketball of the 29th Southeast Asian...

Gilas sweeps group assignments, barges into quarterfinals

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter GILAS Pilipinas earned automatic entry into the quarterfinals of the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup in Beirut, Lebanon, after it defeated...

ASEAN champion Ceres continues to roll at PFL

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter FRESH from its conquest of the AFC Cup ASEAN Zonal Final last week, Ceres-Negros FC continued to roll in its...

AirAsia Philippines sets #DaretoDream initiative in time for SEA Games

IN connection with the upcoming 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia and its commitment to help in growing the local sports scene, AirAsia Philippines...

Jimmy Alapag’s appointment as Alab Pilipinas coach a long overdue, says...

AS early as last year, Alab Pilipinas team manager Charlie Dy has been wooing Jimmy Alapag to become the coach of the Philippines’ representative...

Lyceum stakes unbeaten run against CSB Blazers

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Reporter AFTER two cancellations of play dates because of inclement weather, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) seniors basketball returns today...

Federer wins historic eighth Wimbledon title

Switzerland's Roger Federer kisses the winner's trophy after beating Croatia's Marin Cilic in their men's singles final match, during the presentation on the last...

Paralympic Movement Transcending barriers through sports

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Reporter Rooted in the belief of the power of sports to change lives, particularly that of the physically disabled, the...

Ancajas says he was ready to go 12 rounds in Brisbane

IT was a relatively short workday for Filipino champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas at the “Battle of Brisbane” last Sunday after stopping challenger Teiru...

Kevin Durant said to sign two-year deal with Golden State Warriors

LOS ANGELES -- Kevin Durant and the Golden State Warriors have agreed on a two-year contract worth about $53 million in a move that...

Tight pack

Give And Go By Michael Angelo S. Murillo The National Basketball Association free agency and/or transfer window has been open for a good two weeks and...

Ancajas successfully defends IBF Jr. bantamweight title in Australia

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Reporter EVEN before Manny Pacquiao took the ring yesterday for the "Battle of Brisbane," the Philippines already notched a win...

Federer poised for record Wimbledon win

LONDON — Twelve months after shutting down his season in the wake of a devastating semifinal defeat, Roger Federer returns to Wimbledon as favorite...

Football registry designed to further sport’s growth in the country

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, Reporter IN line with its commitment to further develop the sport of football in the country, governing body Philippine Football...

Siblings at war

The ongoing PBA Commissioner's Cup best-of-seven finals series features San Miguel Beer and TNT, two corporate rivals and flagship of giant companies SMC and...

Second-generation Bobby Parks and Kobe Paras hoping to live up to...

NEARLY three decades ago, the late Bobby Parks and Benjie Paras formed up one of the best import-local front line combination in the PBA...

George trade deal

Scratched heads are what the Pacers got when they opted to send Paul George the Thunder's way. The confused looks came with the package...

Benildean celebration

Photo exhibit Path to Glory by Miguel Sy On view until March 4, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. DLS-CSB School of Design and Arts (SDA) Campus, Vito Cruz, Malate, Manila By Michael...

Sports against drugs

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo, WHEN now President Rodrigo R. Duterte decided to run for president last year, his platform was hinged on a number...

Celebrating the synergy of sports and tourism

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo THE BURGEONING sports tourism scene and industry in the country got added dimension recently with the holding of the first-ever...

Sports come to KidZania

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo NESTLÉ Philippines’ long-standing commitment to educate kids on the importance of living an active and healthy lifestyle gets an added...

It’s never too late to take up sports

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo On the surface, sports like basketball, volleyball and biking may seem mundane, best left to be learned early in life,...