Sports

Various sports events held at Philippine Arena

BOCAUE, Bulacan – Known as the world’s largest indoor arena, the Philippine Arena has served as the venue for many sporting events since its inauguration last year. This includes the PBA opening that gained the a record-crowd. The Philippine Arena also serve as the premier venue for world-class concerts like the Katy Perry concert held last May. The Philippine Arena, as well as the Philippine Sports Stadium, also served as the venue for the 2015 […]

Philippines proposes hosting of SEA Games

MANILA, Philippines – According to the Philippine Olympic Committee, they submitted a resolution proposing that the country be the host of the 2019 Southeast Asian Games (SEA Games), adding that the Philippines now have the capability to serve as the host for the said regional games because of new venues available like the Philippine Arena and the Philippine Sports Stadium. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos)

Updates in Unity Games International 2015

Here’s the updates in the Unity Games International 2015. NET 25’s special coverage of Unity Games International is on going, tune in for more updates. Please use our hashtag #UnityGames2015 Make it number 1! Basketball Binhi Category ICYMI: Update on the Binhi basketball at the San Juan Sports Complex; Australia vs. Northern Europe Basketball Category Kadiwa ICYMI: Recap on Kadiwa basketball in Cuneta Astrodome USA and Northern Europe faces each other in Kadiwa basketball at […]

Morales does not understand Mayweather-Berto fight

UNITED States of America, July 24 (Eagle News) — Former boxing champion Erik Morales expressed his belief that the upcoming Mayweather-Berto fight is not competitive and that Floyd only wants an easy fight before he retires. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos)

Female NBA coach earns praises

UNITED States of America, July 24 (Eagle News) — In the NBA, fans praised NBA Becky Hammon, the first female NBA coach, who managed to lead the San Antonio Spurs to victory in the NBA Summer League. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos)

Bolivian soccer chief to be sent to maximum security prison ahead of corruption trial

(Reuters) — Carlos Chavez, the arrested head of Bolivia’s soccer federation, was sent Tuesday (July 21) to one of Latin America’s most violent prisons to prevent him from fleeing ahead of his trial over corruption charges, according to local media reports. Chavez was arrested on Friday (July 18) on charges of corruption in the management of finances. He is also the treasurer of the South American Football Confederation, CONMEBOL. Chavez was arrested on suspicion of […]

Iglesia Ni Cristo to cap centennial year with Unity Games International

AS its centennial year closes and its 101st anniversary dawns this July 27, the Iglesia Ni Cristo (INC) will stage the first international championships of its multi-sports federation known as “Unity Games” as one of the highlights of its anniversary commemoration. Around 2,000 athletes representing INC membership from 17 countries worldwide will compete in 12 sports events,namely basketball, volleyball, football, baseball, swimming, tennis, table tennis, badminton, bowling, chess, taekwondo, and track and field. Aside from […]

Fanning not giving up on surfing despite shark attack

  JULY 22 (Reuters) — A visibly shaken Mick Fanning arrived home in Australia on Tuesday (July 21) saying he would not turn his back on surfing despite needing a “miracle” to survive a shark attack off the coast of South Africa at the weekend. The three-time world champion was paddling out to ride his first wave in the final of the World Surf League’s J-Bay Open on Sunday (July 19) when an unidentified species […]

FIBA wants Pacquiao and Paras

MANILA, Philippines, July 16 (Eagle News) — According to the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, the FIBA wants two-time slam dunk champion Kobe Paras and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao, playing coach of the KIA franchise to attend the pre-launch of the Manila leg of the 3×3 world tour. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos)

Britain and France prepare for Davis Cup quarter-final

JULY 16 (Reuters) — Andy Murray said on Wednesday (July 15) that he was ready to represent Great Britain in their Davis Cup quarter-final against France this weekend, while Richard Gasquet says he is looking forward to getting back on the grass court after his Wimbledon semi-final defeat. Great Britain and France are set to face each other at London’s Queens Club from July 17-19, the first time the two nations have met in the […]

Former NFL player missing after falling into Texas lake

JULY 14 (Reuters) — Emergency crews are searching for former NFL receiver JaJuan Dawson, who went missing over the weekend after falling from a boat and into a lake in northern Texas, officials said on Monday (July 13). Two adults and three children were on the boat when Dawson, 37, fell into Lavon Lake, northeast of Dallas, on Sunday night. Alcohol is not suspected to be a factor in the incident and no one else […]