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IN PHOTOS: Pacquiao, Thurman arrive in Las Vegas ahead of fight

Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao and defending WBA super welterweight champion Keith Thurman on Wednesday were warmly welcomed at the MGM Grand Arena in Las Vegas a few days before their scheduled fight this weekend.  Throngs of Filipinos in Las Vegas ...

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WNBA suspends Sparks’ Williams over domestic violence incident

Riquna Williams #2 of the Los Angeles Sparks brings the ball up the court against the Atlanta Dream on JULY 14, 2019 at the State Farm Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. Scott Cunningham, NBAE/Getty Images/Agence France-Presse NEW YORK – Los Angeles ...

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Formidable at 40? Why an older Pacquiao is a more dangerous fighter

In Justin Fortune’s (right) mind, Manny Pacquiao’s experience throughout the years has trained him to become a more cerebral fighter. George Calvelo, ABS-CBN News Ever since WBA welterweight champion Manny Pacquiao reached 40 in December, experts have been giving a ...

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Boxing: Khan claims Pacquiao has agreed Saudi Arabia bout

Amir Khan enters the ring against Terence Crawford before their WBO welterweight title fight at Madison Square Garden on April 20, 2019 in New York City. Al Bello, Getty Images/AFP LONDON — British boxer Amir Khan claims he has agreed ...

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2019 Jones Cup: Mighty Sports relies on reinforcements to rally past South Korea

Mighty Sports—Go For Gold Philippines wasted a 15-point second quarter lead but rallied to beat South Korea, 89-82, in Changhua city, Taiwan on Tuesday, as the Filipino club inched closer to winning its Jones Cup second title. Renaldo Balkman scored ...

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ANALYSIS: Thurman not a star, but a win by Pacquiao will be significant; here’s why

Manny Pacquiao during training. The 40-year-old Filipino world champion has beaten more celebrated opponents before, but if he pulls off a victory against Keith Thurman over the weekend, it’ll rank among Pacquiao’s most important wins in his career because of ...

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PAGCOR reiterates commitment to PH sports

PAGCOR chief Andrea Domingo. Handout MANILA, Philippines — Philippine sports remain one of the biggest beneficiaries of the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporaton (PAGCOR). The gaming agency on Tuesday stressed that it has all-out support for local sports, as shown ...

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Duterte tinanggal ang PHISGOC sa pag-organisa sa SEA Games

[embedded content] Tinanggal na ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang komite ni Taguig Rep. Alan Peter Cayetano sa pago-organisa ng gaganaping SEA Games sa Nobyembre. Sa gitna ito ng umano’y usapin ng politika at ilang anomalya sa paghahanda sa palaro. I-Bandila ...

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Gilas women ramp up SEA Games preps with Jones Cup stint

MANILA, Philippines — The Gilas Pilipinas Women will participate in the 2019 William Jones Cup in Taiwan, to ramp up their preparations for the 2019 FIBA Asia Women’s Cup and the 2019 Southeast Asian Games. Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) ...

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MPBL: New coach Mac Cuan brings championship experience to Imus

A new coach with championship pedigree and a defensive mindset is taking over at Imus Khaleb Shawarma GLC Bandera. Mac Cuan was appointed to the position, the club announced on Tuesday, replacing Buds Reyes. Imus currently has won just once ...

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