How Blomqvist rediscovered Verstappen-beating potential at MSR

Since joining the Meyer Shank Racing Acura team a little over 12 months ago, Tom Blomqvist has been nothing short of a revelation in the IMSA SportsCar Championship’s top class.

Doncic scores 53 as Mavs thump Pistons

DALLAS: Luka Doncic had 53 points in his return to the lineup and Spencer Dinwiddie scored 10 of his 12 in the fourth quarter as the Dallas Mavericks rallied to beat the Detroit Pistons 111-105 on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). Four of Doncic's five career 50-point games have come this season. He scored a career-best 60 against the New York Knicks in a game that went to overtime on December 27. Doncic had 24 points in the first quarter and 18 in...

Sordo aims to bring F1 influence to RLL IndyCar team

Rahal Letterman Lanigan’s new technical director Stefano Sordo aims to apply his 22 years of Formula 1 experience to his new role in RLL’s IndyCar team.

O’Ward optimistic about Rossi – and that DNFs can be reduced

Arrow McLaren ace Pato O’Ward says he’s confident that Alexander Rossi will be a strong addition to the line-up and that the team has got on top of their mechanical DNFs.

Philippine National Chess Championship opens in Malolos City

The country's top wood pushers headed by defending champion International Master Daniel Quizon and Grandmasters John Paul Gomez, Darwin Laylo and Joey Antonio battle it out for glory in the Philippine National Chess Championship beginning today, February 1, at the Malolos City Auditorium. Mayor Atty. Christian Natividad of the host city will usher in the nine-round tournament along with Asia's first GM Eugene Torre, National Chess Federation of...

WBC gives Donaire another title shot | Sports Desk

A golden opportunity awaits Nonito Donaire Junior as he gets a shot at the vacant WBC Bantamweight title. Can the Filipino Flash punch his way once more to boxing glory? Joining us to go all out on this story, four-division boxing world champion Nonito Donaire Junior. Visit our website for more #NewsYouCanTrust: Follow our social media pages: • Facebook: • Instagram: • Twitter:

“We just can’t make mistakes,” says Herta

Colton Herta admits his 2022 season was a letdown and that eliminating mistakes on-track and in setups is the key target for he and the Andretti Autosport-Honda team in 2023.

ATP abuse probe finds 'insufficient evidence' against Zverev

LONDON: German tennis player Alexander Zverev will not face disciplinary action after an investigation into domestic abuse allegations against him found "insufficient evidence" to substantiate the claims, the men's professional tour said Tuesday. The ATP had commissioned the investigation in October 2021 after Zverev's former girlfriend, Olya Sharypova, accused the 2020 U.S. Open runner-up of abuse. "Based on a lack of reliable evidence and...

PHL Team Strong Group, wagi kontra-Al Wahda-Syria sa 32nd Dubai Int'l Basketball Championship | UB

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Cotabato Spikers, Troopers seek lead share

Cotabato and Army clash today, Wednesday, in a duel of teams which kicked off their Spikers' Turf Open Conference campaign in contrasting fashions even as Vanguard likewise shoots for win No. 2 at the Paco Arena in Manila. The AMC Cotabato Spikers trounced the VNS side last Friday, drawing big games from national team pool members Jao Umandal and Kim Dayandante to annex a 25-21, 25-16, 25-23 win. But they expect to have their hands full in their...

Do not do unto others

What you would not want others to do unto you. An unsolicited advise to my friends and colleagues in the Philippine Olympic Committee. Please stop whining about what rules and regulations Cambodia, which is hosting the next SEA Games this year, is planning to do or already decided to host this years event. That's expected. We did the same thing to all our sister countries when we last hosted the SEA Games 2019 here in Manila. We have so many...

Karpov says Philippines key in boom of Asian chess

MANILA, Philippines — For former world chess champion Anatoly Karpov, the Philippines served as breeding ground for world-class players and helped turn the Asian region into the chess power that it is now. “The Philippines played an important role for chess especially in Asia,” said Karpov, 71, yesterday during an event that celebrated his 1978 showdown with Soviet émigré Viktor Korchnoi in Baguio City. A 2021 movie starring Karpov titled...

GTD Pro win a “proper send-off” for retiring IMSA stalwart MacNeil

Winning the GTD Pro class at the Daytona 24 Hours was a fitting way for Cooper MacNeil to retire from racing in the IMSA SportsCar Championship, says team-mate Jules Gounon.

Father coach & son player, the most famous

Father coach and son player. In today's world of football it is an increasingly constant phenomenon. The most famous family is certainly the Maldini family, defined as a real dynasty. In this gallery we have selected the most famous but someone will amaze you for sure. Did you know that Sir Alex Ferguson his son trained Darren at the Manchester United ?

Ralph Angelo Merced gets his first win as champion! | Tawag Ng Tanghalan

Ralph Angelo Merced gets his first win as champion! Never miss any episode, exclusive contents and more of It's Showtime. Subscribe to ABS-CBN Entertainment channel! Watch the full episodes of It’s Showtime on iWantTFC: Visit our official websites! Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: #ItsShowtime #ShowtimeJANkaMasaya #TawagNgTanghalan

Eala bows out in first round of Thailand Open

The first month of the year 2023 proved to be unwelcoming for Alex Eala. Competing in her third tournament of the year, the Filipino ace netter once again exited early after she yielded to German Tatjana Maria in straight sets, 2-6, 2-6, in the WTA Thailand Open at the True Arena Hua Hin on Tuesday. Maria's veteran smarts proved to be too much for the 17-year-old Eala as the 35-year-old German took advantage of the Filipino's faulty service game...

Chot upbeat on Gilas chances

MANILA, Philippines — Gilas head coach Chot Reyes said yesterday he’s optimistic of the national team’s chances of advancing beyond the first round of the group stage at the FIBA World Cup this year but a lot will depend on the luck of the draw which will take place at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on April 29. Gilas’ last win in the World Cup was when Reyes piloted the squad to an 81-79 OT win over Senegal at the 2014 conclave in Spain. At the...

COLUMN: Did we just witness a vote of confidence for coach Gallent?

The way Beermen played against Phoenix, they look excited to move on

Liverpool fails again, top & flop

Brighton-Liverpool 2-1, the report cards: Mitoma decisive, Salah the best of Reds

“Huge asset” Button adds NASCAR Garage 56 driver change hurdle

Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button’s vast experience of European racing is proving a big help to the NASCAR Garage 56 project – but his height is making driver changes trickier.

June Mar, Scottie show way in initial tally of PBA All-Star voting

PNVF clarifies reported volleyball training pool | Sports Desk

The local volleyball federation setting the record straight on the reported training pool for the upcoming Southeast Asian Games happening in May. On Tuesday, the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) says there's no official lineup yet for both the men's and women's teams. The PNVF explains, the national team coaches will have a meticulous process in choosing its players. Let's go all out on this story with women's national volleyball team head coach Jorge Edson Souza de Brito. Visit our website for more #NewsYouCanTrust: Follow our social media pages: • Facebook: • Instagram: • Twitter:

Chot expects slight change in Brownlee's role at Gilas

Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes expects a slight change in the role of Justin Brownlee when the 34-year-old Barangay Ginebra import makes his much-awaited debut as naturalized player for the Philippine team. As a PBA import, Brownlee is used to doing a lot for Ginebra, along with playing heavy minutes, but that is set to change when he plays for the national team. "There will certainly be some differences but not much," Reyes said, in briefly...

NCAA Season 98 | Game Highlights: Perpetual vs EAC | Men's Beach Volleyball Finals | Jan. 21, 2023

University of Perpetual Help System DALTA dethroned back-to-back defending champion Emilio Aguinaldo College, 21-10, 15-21, 15-13, to claim the #NCAASeason98 men's beach volleyball title.

Strong Group eyes sweep of group stage in Dubai

Strong Group Realty head coach Charles Tiu eyes a sweep of the group stage when it tangles with Dynamo Lebanon in a battle of two unbeaten ball clubs in the 32nd Dubai International Basketball Championships at the Al Nasr Club Hall in Dubai, United Arab Emirates Wednesday night (11 p.m. Manila time). After encountering rough sailing in its opening game en route to subduing a tough UAE national team, 91-87, Strong Group has scored runaway...

Djokovic without limit, the photos of the award ceremony

Younger than Nadal, who equalled in Melbourne in the count of Grand Slam titles, the Serbian champion is now aiming for the primacy of Major solo: Novak demands redemption since he trained as a child at the bottom of an empty pool in Belgrade under NATO bombs.

Bachmann’s priority is to help athletes

MANILA, Philippines — Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Richard Bachmann is not in the business of issuing forecasts or medal predictions as the national athletes gear up for major international competitions this year. All he wants for now is a “win-win situation” for Philippine sports in general. “My focus will be on the athletes and make sure their needs are taken care of. I’m not thinking of how many medals or how well we will do,”...

Messi regrets World Cup controversy

BUENOS AIRES: World Cup winner Lionel Messi regretted his testy exchanges with the Netherlands coach and players during their controversial quarterfinal in Qatar, he said in an interview aired on Monday (Tuesday in Manila). Messi gave his first interview since lifting the trophy in December to radio Urbana Play of Buenos Aires. The Argentina captain spoke about the feisty clash with the Dutch which the South Americans won in a penalty shootout....

Sotto, 36ers keep playoffs bid alive

(UPDATED) FILIPINO import Kai Sotto and the Adelaide 36ers kept their playoffs chances alive after snapping a five-game losing skid at the expense of the Cairns Taipans 99-96 Monday night in the National Basketball League at the Cairns Convention Center in Cairns, Australia. Despite getting into foul trouble early in the game, the 7-foot-3 Sotto pumped in 12 points on a 4-of-5 shooting laced with two rebounds and one assist in more than 12...

McIlroy edges bitter rival Reed in Dubai

DUBAI: Rory McIlroy prevailed in a nail-biting finish over Patrick Reed, the man he "prefers not to acknowledge" after a spat between the two, in the rain-delayed Dubai Desert Classic on Monday. It was the first time McIlroy has won the first start of his new season and is his 15th DP World Tour victory in 231 starts. His one-stroke victory was also his third Dubai Desert Classic success in 13 appearances. He will remain world number one, after...

Banchero headlines field for NBA All-Star Rising Stars event

Paolo Banchero's rookie season will include a trip to NBA All-Star weekend. The Orlando Magic forward and No. 1 pick in last year's draft was announced Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila) as a participant in this year's Rising Stars Game, to be held in Salt Lake City on Feb. 17, two nights before the All-Star Game. Banchero — who leads all rookies with a 20.7 points-per-game average — may still be selected as an All-Star reserve. Those players will be...

Djokovic reclaims No. 1 ranking

PARIS: Novak Djokovic reclaimed top spot in the ATP rankings released on Monday after winning his 22nd Grand Slam title at the Australian Open. The 35-year-old Serbian rose four places to dislodge Spain's Carlos Alcaraz, who missed the tournament through injury and dropped to second. Djokovic's 10th Australian Open title means he is world number one for the 374th week since July 2011. Greece's Stefanos Tsitsipas, who lost to Djokovic in straight...

Charles Tiu wary of Al Wahda's new import as Strong seeks third win

Charles Tiu wary of Al Wahda’s new import as Strong seeks third win

Jia Morado-De Guzman to temporarily replace Alyssa Valdez as Creamline captain

Jia Morado-De Guzman will temporarily act as Creamline‘s captain for the upcoming 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference as Alyssa Valdez recovers from her knee injury. Asked how Morado-De Guzman was adjusting to her new role, the team’s setter told Interaksyon that there’s not much adjustment to make as she considers her teammates as “captains in their own right.” “Kailangan din marunong […]

Haas: No plans to change F1 team model despite nearing budget cap

Gunther Steiner says there is no plan for Haas to change the model of its Formula 1 team despite nearing the budget cap with a new title sponsor.

Cedo, See rule JPGT Skills Challenge

MANILA, Philippines — Anya Cedo topped the drive and putt contests while Rico See posted two runner-up finishes for top honors in the premier division of the inaugural Junior Philippine Golf Tour Skills Challenge at The Country Club in Laguna last Sunday. Cedo, daughter of golf coach Jun Cedo, earned the top-scoring 48 and 60 points in the drive and putt events, respectively, and gained 31 points in the Chip side to reign in girls’ 15-17 age...

Lillard posts fifth 40-point game this month, Blazers down Hawks

Lillard scores 42 as Trail Blazers hold off Young-less Hawks

NLEX Road Warriors, TNT Tropang Giga go for share of Governors' Cup lead

NLEX, TNT go for share of lead in Governors' Cup

Bachmann lays out plans as PSC chief

Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Richard Bachmann laid out a four-point plan for the agency's focused actions in the coming months during his guesting at the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) forum held at the PSC offices in Manila Tuesday. "I'm here to serve the athletes and serve sports, nothing else" Bachmann stressed in his opening message. 4-point plan His immediate plans consist of four focus-interests: have a better...

Players with the highest market value at the end of their career

How much were the players worth when they retired? In this photo gallery we have selected 8 players with the highest market value at the time of withdrawal. The player with the highest market value is Enock Mwepu, who had to retire at the age of 24 on October 10, 2022, following the discovery of an inherited heart disease, ending his career early. He currently coaches the Under 9 of Brighton.

Chiefs get 2 weeks to heal for Super Bowl

KANSAS CITY, Missouri: Patrick Mahomes certainly deserved a game ball from Sunday's (Monday in Manila) AFC title game, when the All-Pro quarterback dashed off on his sprained right ankle in the waning seconds to help set up the winning field goal. Travis Kelce probably did, too. With the Chiefs missing three wide receivers because of injuries, the All-Pro tight end played through remnants of back spasms that nearly kept him out of the game...

NASCAR Garage 56 set for 12-hour Daytona test before Sebring race-run attempt

The NASCAR-inspired Garage 56 entry for this year’s Le Mans 24 Hours will switch focus to endurance running at Daytona on Wednesday.

COLUMN: Not so Strong

Why Strong Group faces uphill battle in Dubai

TNT in talks with Prince Ibeh to be Tropang Giga's second import in EASL

TNT in talks with Prince Ibeh to be second import in EASL

16 na tao, nasugatan sa pagsabog ng LPG sa isang laundry shop | 24 Oras

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Altas volleyball teams win 3 titles

LAS PIÑAS CITY: Fresh from clinching the NCAA men's volleyball crown, University of Perpetual Help System Dalta defeated UAAP champion National University to claim the inaugural championship of the Philippine University Volleyball League on Thursday, January 26. The Altas spikers of team owner Tony Tamayo dispatched the Bulldogs in straight sets 25-17, 25-18, 33-31 to prevail in the "battle of champions" among the country's best collegiate...

Deklara ng ex-PBA player na si Vince Hizon: 'Ginebra fans are the best'

Hinding-hindi malilimutan ng dating manlalaro sa Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) na si Vince Hizon, kung gaano magpakita ng suporta sa kanilang team ang fans ng Ginebra. Kaya ang coach nila noon na si Robert Jaworski, mahigpit ang bilin sa kanila na suklian ang pagmamahal ng fans. Sa isang episode ng Bawal Judgmental segment ng "Eat Bulaga," isa si Vince sa guest choices tungkol sa mga basketball player na may iba pang naging sports....

Manny in demand

Manny Pacquiao is officially retired from boxing but continues to be in demand for appearances and exhibitions all over the world. The door is slightly open for Pacquiao to make a ring comeback in a regular fight but unless Floyd Mayweather decides to tango, it’s not likely to happen. Mayweather is enjoying the exhibition circuit and won’t want to risk staining his unblemished 50-0 record by taking on Pacquiao in a rematch. Last December,...

Unbeaten teams TNT, NLEX collide

SISTER teams TNT and NLEX lock horns as they shoot for a share of the lead in the standings in the 2022-23 PBA Governors' Cup today, February 1, at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. Both teams collide at 4:45 p.m. with the winner moving into a share of top spot with idle Converge (3-0). The Tropang Giga opened the season-ending conference with a 123-119 triumph over Phoenix Fuel Masters, before storming back from a double-digit deficit to...

EJ Obiena, hindi makakatalon sa Asian Indoor Athletics Championship sa Kazakhstan

EJ Obiena, hindi makakatalon sa Asian Indoor Athletics Championship sa Kazakhstan