Best squad for Gilas in SEA Games

The 28-man pool for Gilas has already been released, and the composition is varied. Players who were ineligible for FIBA due to the 16-year old passport rule but are legitimate Fil-foreigners are allowed. Players from the B-League (who are staples in Gilas) and the Korean Basketball League (which the SBP is ignoring–big mistake!) will not be available because their league is ongoing. The PBA is running its semifinals and the Finals after that,...

MotoGP, Fabio Quartararo is bitter: "We can not fight"

The 2021 world champion analyzes his Yamaha's difficulties after finishing eighth at Portimao.

Gazz Angels stun Cool Smashers, near first All-Filipino title

Petro Gazz took down defending champ Creamline, 25-22, 24-26, 25-23, 26-24, on Sunday night, March 26 in Game One of the 2023 Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference Finals at the Mall of Asia Arena to move on cusp of its first title in an all-local tournament. Jonah Sabete poured 18 points on 16 attacks and two blocks laced with 15 excellent receptions to lead the Angels in their first win against the Cool Smashers since Game...

Aaron Black saves day in OT as Meralco evens series vs TNT

Series tied at 1-1

Scheffler, McIlroy rally late to reach semis

WASHINGTON: Top-ranked defending champion Scottie Scheffler and third-ranked Rory McIlroy rallied late for dramatic triumphs on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to reach the semifinals of the WGC Match Play Championship. Reigning Masters champion Scheffler, who won the Players Championship earlier this month, birdied five of his last six holes to beat Australian Jason Day 2&1 at Austin Country Club. "It was a tough match," Scheffler said. "Jason came...

Batangas tanker leads MOS winners in COPA-Golden Goggle meet

BATANGAS native Clevic George Daluz and five promising tankers led the Most Outstanding Swimmer (MOS) awardees in the COPA-Golden Goggle held at the Teofilo Yldefonso swimming pool inside the historic Rizal Memorial Sports Center (RMSC) in Malate, Manila. The eight-year-old Grade 1 student at the Agustin Ramos Memorial Elementary School in Balayan topped the boys' 8-year 50m backstroke (51.03) and 100m breaststroke (2:01.11). It was a fitting...

Filippo Ganna calms everyone down after freak fall

"Thank you all for the messages, nothing serious, just a heavy blow to the right knee."

John Riel Casimero expresses satisfaction with Treasure Boxing Promotions

Former three-division world champion John Riel Casimero is pleased with how his boxing career is being run by Treasure Boxing Promotion. Casimero, 32-4 with 22 knockouts as a pro, signed with the Japanese startup led by former world champion Masayuki Ito last February. According to the Filipino prizefighter, his Japanese handlers have been very hands-on with his career thus far. “I am very happy because they show up. They show me how they...

PH lifters bag gold, silver in World Youth meet

PRINCE Keil de los Santos ruled the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Youth World Championships men's 49-kilogram division on Sunday in Durres, Albania. The 15-year-old de los Santos scored his best lift of 92 kilos in the snatch and 113kg in the clean and jerk for a total of 205kg to claim the gold medal. It was his second gold in his second international major event after winning in the 2022 Asian Youth Championships in Tashkent,...

Jokic's Nuggets stifle NBA-leading Bucks

LOS ANGELES: Nikola Jokic and the Denver Nuggets made a statement Saturday (Sunday in Manila), downing Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Milwaukee Bucks 129-106 in a battle of NBA conference leaders. In a game touted as a potential NBA Finals preview, two-time and reigning NBA MVP Jokic scored 31 points, handed out 11 assists and pulled down six rebounds, and the Nuggets held East leaders Milwaukee to 40 second-half points with the kind of dominant...

Hollis-Jefferson fasting not reason for endgame wobble, insists Jolas

TNT import missed crucial free throws late in Game Two

Lukaku scores 3 goals ahead of Ibra and exults controversially: photos

Belgium goes through Sweden with a hat trick from bomber

UConn enters first Final Four in 9 years

LAS VEGAS: Jordan Hawkins scored 20 points and UConn overwhelmed its fourth straight NCAA Tournament opponent, earning its first trip to the Final Four in nine years with an 82-54 blowout of Gonzaga on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). The Huskies (29-8) have felt right at home in their first extended March Madness run since winning the 2014 national championship, playing their best basketball of what had been an up-and-down season. "The Big East...

The smartest plays in sports

As the great Yogi Berra once said, “Baseball is ninety per cent mental. The other half is physical.” He was right about the first part. And the same could be said for most sports. Athletes can’t rely on their physical talents alone. From time to time, they also have to use their brains. Here are some of the smartest plays from around the world of sports.

England knocks out Ukraine and helps Italy: photos

The English won 2-0 thanks to goals by Kane and Saka.

Crazy in Kazakhstan: Denmark from 0-2 to 3-2. Photos

After Hojlund's one-two punch, it looked like the race was over

Hurkacz in epic win, Medvedev cruises through

MIAMI: Hubert Hurkacz saved five match points as he fought back to beat Thanasi Kokkinakis in a three and a half hour epic while fourth-seed Daniil Medvedev got his Miami Open bid under way with an easy win on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Hurkacz was pushed all the way by the Australian lucky loser Kokkinakis before emerging with a 6-7 (10/12), 7-6 (9/7), 7-6 (8/6) victory. The Aussie had shown his mettle by saving six set points as he won the...

UAAP football: La Salle deals FEU first loss in five-goal thriller

DE LA SALLE University dug deep as it pinned Far Eastern University its first loss of the UAAP Season 85 Women's Football Tournament with a 3-2 victory, at the UP Diliman Football Field. After a goalless first half, the Lady Booters were able to break the deadlock thanks to Maria Lourdes Layacan's goal in the 51st minute. FEU, though, retaliated a few moments later as Jonela Albiño took advantage of some bad defending from La Salle to level the...

Luca Marini falls again: 'We need to figure out what's going on'

The Mooney VR46 Racing Team rider analyzes his difficult weekend in Portugal in clear words.

Super Rasmus Hojlund not enough: 5 goals in 2 games, but Denmark loses

Atalanta striker scores a brace after hat-trick to Finland, but Kazakhstan makes it 3-2 on comeback.

TNT, Ginebra brace for fightback from Meralco, San Miguel

TNT, Ginebra look to sustain fine form

Azevedo, Crowley reign in IM 70.3 Davao

Portugal's Filipe Azevedo and Sarah Crowley of Australia fueled their respective title bids in the bike leg then held off their rivals' fightback in the grueling closing run to crown themselves the 2023 Alveo IRONMAN 70.3 Davao champions at the Azuela Cove in Davao on Sunday. Azevedo, 30, figured in a three-way battle with Serbian Ognjen Stojanovic and Tuan Chun Chang of Taiwan in swim then took command by nearly four minutes over Chang with a...

UAAP tennis: UST sweeps first round

University of Santo Tomas edged out University of the East, 3-2, for a 6-0 sweep in the first round of the UAAP Season 85 Men's Tennis tournament at the Felicisimo Ampon Tennis Center in Malate, Manila. Sebastian Santos pulled through against Jarell Eddanga in three sets, 6-2, 1-6, 6-3, to keep the Tennisters undefeated heading into the second round, which starts on Sunday. The win gave them a bye on the said playdate as the current top-ranked...

NCAA volleyball: Lady Pirates down Cardinals to reach stepladder 2nd round

Games Wednesday (Filoil EcoOil Centre) 12 noon – Arellano vs San Beda (Men) 2 p.m. – Perpetual vs LPU (Women) LYCEUM of the Philippines University nipped Mapua, 25-18, 25-23, 29-31, 26-24, to move closer in reaching the NCAA women's volleyball Finals Sunday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre. The Lady Pirates earned their first-ever Final Four win, thanks to Zonxi Dahab's go-ahead kill and the match-clinching service ace. Up next for LPU is No. 2...

Marquez-Oliveira incident: Pecco Bagnaia's stern jibe

The Portimao winner has his say on the episode, also returning to the controversy that accompanied the Sprint Race.

Black allays fears on 'bionic man' Cliff Hodge after hard fall

Hodge as tough as they come

Marc Marquez, penalty comes: his bitter admission

After the incident with Oliveira, MotoGP sanctioned the Catalan with two long laps to be served in Argentina.

SEC issues decisions against erring firms

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released separate decisions against two companies for selling securities without the proper licenses. One of the firms, Horizon Players Club including its head, Hector Pantrollana and its other business conduits, Philippine National Esports League, and Team Z, was issued a cease & desist order. "According to the allegations from complainants, representatives from Horizon Players... contacted and...

SMB's Vic Manuel on shoving Jamie Malonzo: 'Inawat ko lang'


Italy, swill to Malta: Retegui and Pessina are enough

The Azzurri while not enchanting return to success after the loss to England.

Edora, Suelo, Orduna rule chess tournament in Tarlac

SAN MANUEL, TARLAC: Rian Edora outplayed Romer Ceron Jr. in the seventh and final round to rule the 13-under division even as Fide Master Robert Suelo Jr. and Randal Kurt Orduna topped their respective divisions in the 1st San Manuel Tarlac Chess Tournament held at the Cultural Center of San Manuel on Saturday, March 25, 2023. Edora, a 13-year-old grade 8 student of Taltal National High School in Masinloc, Zambales, trailed Ceron by half a point...

SBP names SEAG 'redeem team'

NATURALIZED player Justin Brownlee and six-time PBA Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo lead the 28-man Gilas pool the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) submitted under the Entry By Name category to the Philippine Olympic Committee as part of its initial preparations for the Cambodia Southeast Asian Games (SEAG) men's basketball in May 5 to 17. Also named to the national pool are CJ Perez, Marcio Lassiter, Chris Ross, Christian...

Eddie Jordan crushes Mercedes and Toto Wolff

"I am critical of Toto Wolff for how he criticized his engineers and how he tried to deflect responsibility, but everything was done under his supervision, so the responsibility is his."

Roberto Mancini responds to Mario Balotelli

"I love him too much, hopefully he can be really fit."

Montano's hat trick leads PH rout of Kuwait 14-0; sweep IIHF divisional championship

Nine goals were scored in the third period as the Philippines continued to show their dominance at the International Ice Hockey Federation Division 4 World Championships at the Steppe Arena in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. After winning a close game 7-6 in overtime over hosts Mongolia on Saturday night, they made another rout, this time against Kuwait, with a 14-0 victory on Sunday. Forward Kenwrick Sze scored for the Filipinos 2 minutes, 41 seconds...

Boutier grabs LPGA Drive On lead

LOS ANGELES: France's Celine Boutier posted an eagle and six birdies in a seven-under par 65 on Saturday (Sunday in Manila) to take a one-stroke lead in the US LPGA Drive On Championship at Superstition Mountain, Arizona. Boutier had a 16-under par total of 200 and was a shot clear of South Korean Ryu Hae-ran, American Alison Lee and Thailand's Moriya Jutanugarn. Moriya was 17-under with two holes to play but closed with back-to-back bogeys to...

Marquez “completely agrees” with penalty for Oliveira Portugal MotoGP crash

Marc Marquez says he “completely agrees” with the penalty he has been given for crashing into Miguel Oliveira in Sunday’s MotoGP Portuguese Grand Prix.

Drew Timme's storied college career ends in Gonzaga loss to UConn

Timme turns emotional as he bids Zags goodbye

The ten most valuable defenders in the league: photos

The new Top 10 updated by Transfermarkt.

San Beda survives tight fourth set vs EAC, stays alive in Stepladder Final Four

San Beda University stayed alive in the NCAA Season 98 men’s volleyball Stepladder Final Four after eking out a 25-22, 25-27, 25-16, 26-24 win against Emilio Aguinaldo College on Sunday at the FilOil EcoOil Centre. Joshua Ramilo came alive for the Generals in the crucial fourth set to try to turn things around for EAC, drilling a backrow attack for a 13-11 cushion. Back-to-back errors from San Beda saw EAC lead by one, 21-20, before two...

Morocco stuns Brazil for first time

TANGIERS, Morocco: Morocco stunned Brazil 2-1 in a friendly international on Saturday as the north African side recorded a first ever win over the five-time world champions. Midfielder Sofiane Boufal, a former Southampton star, but now playing with Al Rayyan in Qatar, gave Morocco the lead after 29 minutes, scoring with a powerful turn and drive from a pass by Bilal El Khannous. Brazil skipper Casemiro levelled in the 67th minute when his weak...

For sale: Michael Schumacher's title-winning Ferrari F1-2000

No lowballers here

Wesley So outplays American Cup top seed, guns for championship win

Wesley So outplayed the 2023 American Cup top seed and is now gunning for the championship title in the Grand Final of the Open Champion’s tournament being played at the […] The post Wesley So outplays American Cup top seed, guns for championship win appeared first on Good News Pilipinas.

Cone adamant referees got Malonzo goaltending call wrong

'I thought it was clean ... I was wrong'

Marco Bezzecchi third at Portimao: his thanks to Valentino Rossi

The Mooney VR46 Racing Team rider hailed his podium finish in Portugal with great enthusiasm.

A.C. Milan, Paolo Scaroni always bets on Stefano Pioli

"We are convinced that he is the right coach to lead us to Champions League qualification for next season."

NCAA volleyball: LPU, Mapua battle in do-or-die

FINAL Four debutants Lyceum of the Philippines University and Mapua clash a do-or-die match in the NCAA women's volleyball tournament Sunday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre. The winner of the 2 p.m. duel will take on University of Perpetual Help System Dalta on Wednesday in a playoff for the right to face defending champion College of Saint Benilde in the best-of-three title series. The Lady Blazers jumped straight to the Finals for a second year in...

RDJ return boosts La Salle vs NU

THE De La Salle Lady Spikers' confidence are through the roof after sweeping the first round of the elimination round with a 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 win over the defending champs National University (NU) Lady Bulldogs in the UAAP Season 85 women's volleyball on Wednesday, March 22, at the Mall of Asia Arena. In their bid for a season series sweep against their last season's Finals tormentor, the Lady Spikers even got an additional boost on March 25...

Ginebra rips SMB in ill-tempered game, takes 2-0 lead

King on cusp of fifth Governors' Cup finals appearance

There is also a Marquez smiling in Portimao: Alex

"I even looked confidently for a moment at the podium," he admitted.