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Pacquiao not cowed by Mayweather’s height advantage

Pacquiao not cowed by Mayweather’s height advantage

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, 23Feb2015 — Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao is not to be cowed by the height and reach advantage of undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. when the…

Bicol University student named Mr. SCUAA 2015

Bicol University student named Mr. SCUAA 2015

By April M. Meir LEGAZPI CITY, 10Feb2015 — Twenty-year-old Leonard Mateos of the Bicol University (BU) was named Mr. State Colleges and Universities Athletic Association (SCUAA) 2015. The SCUAA is…

Mayweather says he’s ready to fight Pacquiao – report

Mayweather says he’s ready to fight Pacquiao – report

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, 14Dec2014 -– After long waiting for his response to Manny Pacquio’s challenge, undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. said he is ready to fight the Filipino world…

Philippines, Bangladesh on Sports Cooperation

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission, represented by its Chairman, Mr. Ricardo Garcia, and Ambassador John Gomes, representing the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Bangladesh, signed the “Memorandum of…

Pacquiao, Guiao throw more muscles to Ridon’s sports bill

Pacquiao, Guiao throw more muscles to Ridon’s sports bill

By Joey Natividad CITY OF NAGA, Bicol Region (BicolToday.com) – Proposal in Congress to amend the law granting incentives to national athletes and expanding its coverage by providing more cash…

Gilas Pilipinas drops close game against mighty Croatia

Gilas Pilipinas drops close game against mighty Croatia

By Jelly F. Musico MANILA, 31Aug2014 (PNA) – Gilas Pilipinas returned in world basketball arena for the first time in four decades and made its presence felt after sending a…

Top California-based Fil-Am triathlete model promotes sports tourism in Legazpi

Top California-based Fil-Am triathlete model promotes sports tourism in Legazpi

LEGAZPI CITY, 9Aug2104 (PNA) — A top Filipino-American triathlete model is now in this tourist-destination city to promote sports tourism. Kim Kilgroe will swim, bike and run in the rigorous…

Ex-PBA player wins case vs sports columnist

MANILA, 23July2014 (PNA) — Former Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) player and San Mig Coffee Mixers head manager Alvin Patrimonio has won a case against sports columnist Napoleon Gutierrez filed in…

Gilas Pilipinas nails second win in FIBA

MANILA, 14July2014 (PNA) – Gilas Pilipinas on Monday nailed its second straight win via a 74-57 demolition of Singapore in the fifth FIBA Asia Cup at the Wuhan Sports Center…

Germany beat Argentina 1-0 to win World Cup

RIO DE JANEIRO, 14July2014 (PNA/Xinhua) — Three-time world champions Germany, who humiliated hosts Brazil 7-1 in the semifinals, edged two-time winners Argentina 1-0 in the extra time of their 2014…