THE Philippine Malditas are through to the AFC Women's Asian Cup next year. -- AFC THE country's football federation lauded the efforts of the Philippine women's squad in securing a return trip to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup next year. In a statement released following the Malditas' 2-1 conquest of Hong Kong in Group F of the ...

KOHLER, Wisconsin -- The United States tightened their grip on the Ryder Cup with another day of domination at wind-whipped Whistling Straits on Saturday, taking a commanding 11-5 lead over holders Europe, who need to produce an historic comeback if they are to defend their title. Comfortably in front 6-2 at the start of the day, the US turned up ...

LONDON -- Ukraine's Oleksandr Usyk dethroned world heavyweight champion Anthony Joshua in his own backyard with a stunning display to earn a unanimous points decision in front of a sellout crowd at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Saturday. The 34-year-old former undisputed cruiserweight world champion put on a master class to silence the vast majority of the 67,000 fans who ...

STEFANOS Tsitsipas won his singles contest before returning to court with Andrey Rublev to triumph in doubles as Team Europe swept all matches on Saturday and are one victory away against Team World to maintain their iron grip on the Laver Cup. Team Europe has won all three editions of the Laver Cup so far and were on the cusp ...

LONDON -- Chelsea tasted defeat for the first time this season as Pep Guardiola's Manchester City earned a statement (1-0) win at Stamford Bridge on a day that Manchester United were beaten by Aston Villa and Liverpool were held by Brentford. City ended a poor run against Thomas Tuchel's Chelsea thanks to a Gabriel Jesus goal early in the second ...

JORGE Soler drove in four runs, including one on a double in the 10th, to help the visiting Atlanta Braves the San Diego Padres (10-8) in 10 innings on Saturday. Soler, who went three-for-five, hit a line-drive double that scored Travis d'Arnaud, who began the inning at second base, and sent Orlando Arcia, who had walked, to third. Arcia then ...

Allana Lim led the Paranaque Lady Aces in their rout of the Taguig Lady Generals, 58-37, on Sunday. -- WNBL The Paranaque Lady Aces blew out the Taguig Lady Generals, 58-37, on Sunday to remain unbeaten in the Pia Cayetano WNBL Season 2021 at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center in San Fernando, Pampanga. Allana Lim had 23 points and ...

It's all over, but the proverbial shouting, of course. Barring the most monumental collapse in Ryder Cup history, the United States will walk away with the hardware for only the fourth time since 1995 (with one of those victories coming on the strength of a final-day comeback from four points down). It headed into the latest staging of the sport's ...

For a nation obsessed with telenovelas, there is nothing more gripping and terribly dramatic as the agony and ecstasy of a Senate Blue Ribbon Committee Hearing on questionable purchases and deficiencies in compliance with procurement audits. Apart from, or maybe because of, the escalating tensions brought about by the upcoming Philippine elections in 2022, corruption inquiries and allegations occupy the ...

BW FILE PHOTO The name Leni and word "line" happen to be anagrams. But what do I mean exactly by the "Leni line?" Leni, of course, is the nickname of our Vice-President, Maria Leonor Gerona Robredo. The explanation for "line" is more complex, for it has many dictionary meanings. In this particular discourse, the noun "line" refers to "a general ...