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Vera ready for Cerilli in ONE Championship title bout

Brandon “The Truth” Vera is confident of defending his ONE heavyweight world title belt against Mauro “The Hammer” Cerilli of Italy when they meet on Friday in the ONE: Conquest of Champions at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. “I would much rather die than lose in front ...

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NIP eliminates TNC from KL Major

TNC introduced itself to the DOTA 2 community with arguably the biggest upset ever in The International. However, on Friday night, it was its turn to be at the wrong side of a stunner as the relatively unknown Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) made its own introduction at the Kuala Lumpur ...

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PBA pushes for reforms to improve quality in sports

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Mariz Revalez Correspondent . Iligan City — Pwersang Bayaning Pilipino (PBA) Partylist Rep. Jericho Nograles is pushing for legislative and institutional reforms to improve the quality of sports in the country. This was disclosed by Manuel Golez III, Public Policy and Public ...

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Filipino kids join int’l football training programs in Malaysia

Twelve Filipino tweeners from different regions in the Philippines landed an opportunity to further hone their football skills at the Astro Kem Bola Advanced Training camp in Malaysia through Globe Telecom’s TM Football Para sa Bayan Program. The program was held in Kuala Lumpur recently. Regarded as the second phase ...

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Two NBA icons, Parks, Beard visit Davao city

By RUBEN M. DONGZAL Davao City Bureau Chief . United State embassy sports envoys through the office of Matt Keener, cultural affairs officers, sent two National Basketball Associations (NBA) icons Cherokee Bryan Parks and Alana Monique Beard both American and former professional basketball players. Parks 6 ft 11 in (211 ...

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PSC opens 2nd inter-public school volleyball tournament

By RUBEN M. DONGZAL Correspondent . DAVAO City — The Philippine Sports Commission spearheaded the Second PSC Inter-Public School Volleyball Tournament opening ceremony at Davao City National High School Alumni multipurpose hall-gymnasium, F. Torres street, here Wednesday. This is a three-day competition ended yesterday. Last year 2017, the PSC chairman ...

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Pacquiao downs Matthysse via 7th-round TKO

HE is back. Philippine boxing icon and senator Manny Pacquiao now has a WBA belt in his hands. The eight-division world champion is back at the top of the welterweight ladder, dethroning Argentina’s Lucas Matthysse in a seventh-round knockout at the main event of “Fight of the Champions” at the ...

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Dads hail Oro boxing team’s feats

THE 18th City Council, through a resolution adopted during the 85th regular session, commended and congratulated the management and pool of trainers of the Cagayan de Oro Boxing Team for consistently winning the overall championships in various regional, island-wide and national boxing championships since 2013 up to 2018. The  boxers ...

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Cavs, Warriors make history

This wasn’t the first time the Cleveland Cavaliers got swiped 4 to non in an NBA Final and on their own home court. Back in 2007 the San Antonio Spurs won against LeBron James’ team the Cleveland Cavaliers 83 to 82 on their own backyard. LeBron later on transferred to ...

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