19 February 2020

  • ‘United by Emotion’
    TOKYO 2020 will carry the official motto “United by Emotion” for this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games. Organizers said the slogan “emphasizes the power of sport to bring together people from diverse backgrounds of every kind, and allows them to connect and celebrate in a way that reaches beyond their differences.” To celebrate the release […]
  • Biles wins third Laureus trophy
    BERLIN—Gymnastics star Simone Biles was named the Laureus Sportswoman of the Year for the third time on Monday, while Lionel Messi and Lewis Hamilton shared the men’s award. Biles won five gold medals, including a record fifth all-around title, at the 2019 world championships in Stuttgart. That made her the most decorated gymnast ever at […]
  • Abby takes charge
    Abby Arevalo bucked the heat and the sleek putting surface with a superb all-around game by shooting a bogey-free three-under 68 for a huge five-stroke lead over Rianne Malixi at the start of the Philippine Ladies Open at the Manila Golf Club in Makati on Tuesday. The 30th Southeast Asian Games team gold medalist flaunted […]
  • Virus fear cancels more sports events
    A BEACH volleyball tournament in Yangzhou, China, originally scheduled from April 22 to 26 has been postponed due to the coronavirus outbreak. The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) said the tournament will be rescheduled after the Tokyo Olympics. That means players hoping to earn points they need to qualify for the Summer Games will have one […]
  • Wide open battle up in Superliga season-opening Grand Prix wars
    THE Philippine Superliga opens the season with the Grand Prix on February 29 at the Filoil Flying V Centre in San Juan and with reigning champion Petron undergoing a major revamp of its roster, the competition has suddenly become wide open. Seasoned Emil Lontoc replaced Shaq de los Santos as head coach of the Blaze […]

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