Celestino falls short in Winter Olympics bid

Filipino-Canadian skater Edrian Celestino came up short in his bid for a ticket to the Beijing Winter Olympics after ending up at 18th spot in the 2021 CS Nebelhorn Trophy at Oberstdorf, Germany early Saturday (Manila time). Celestino finished his campaign with an aggregate score of 176.10 points. Only the top seven spots finishers earned… Continue reading Celestino falls short in Winter Olympics bid

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Phoenix determined to eliminate defending champ Ginebra

Photo from PBA Phoenix Super LPG will likely come determined to complete some unfinished business against Barangay Ginebra San Miguel in their playoff for the last quarterfinals berth in the PBA Philippine Cup. The Fuel Masters seek to clinch the No. 8 seed in their do-or-die match against the Gin Kings on Saturday, Sept. 25… Continue reading Phoenix determined to eliminate defending champ Ginebra

Win or go home

Game today: (DHVSU Gym) 4:35 p.m. — Ginebra vs Phoenix It’s going to be a win-or-go-home scenario when Barangay Ginebra San Miguel and Phoenix dispute the last quarterfinal berth in a playoff battle of the 46th Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Philippine Cup today at the Don Honorio Ventura State University (DHVSU) Gym in Bacolor, Pampanga.… Continue reading Win or go home

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Nets look to future

NEW YORK (AFP) — The Brooklyn Nets have had “positive” contract extension talks with James Harden and Kyrie Irving as the team aims to build a championship-winning roster, general manager Sean Marks said Tuesday. Harden and Irving are reportedly close to agreeing terms on new long-term deals which could see both players remain in Brooklyn… Continue reading Nets look to future

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Rahm lets clubs do talking

KOHLER (AFP) — Jon Rahm is hoping the game that propelled him to the US Open title and the top of the world rankings will help him join the pantheon of Spanish Ryder Cup greats at Whistling Straits. The 43rd edition of the match play clash between the United States and Europe caps a roller-coaster… Continue reading Rahm lets clubs do talking

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U.S. out to end Europe’s foursomes dominance

KOHLER (AFP) — Europe has dominated recent Ryder Cup foursomes matches, the alternate-shot format unfamiliar to many American golfers, but the United States has hope for breaking the spell in Friday’s opening session. Holders Europe, winner in nine of the past 12 Cups, has outscored the Americans 15.5-8.5 in foursomes over their past three meetings… Continue reading U.S. out to end Europe’s foursomes dominance

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