Gilas Pilipinas to meet Lebanon

As the FIBA Asia championship continues, basketball fans are excited for the much-awaited fan between Gilas Pilipinas and Lebanon. That and more sports news from Agila Balita Alas Dose. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Dexter Magno, MRFaith Bonalos)

Old school surfing with sustainable scrap wood board

Filipino surfing enthusiast creates eco-friendly surfboards using recycled wood in an effort to shift focus towards sustainability and craftsmanship.  (Photo captured from Reuters video)   For Jay-ar Domantay surfing is a way of life. It’s the reason he traded in a fast paced career in Manila to build old fashioned surfboards made from recycled wood. 29-year-old Domantay quit his job in events management to become a surfboard shaper. He named his workshop in a southern […]

Gilas Pilipinas ready for match with Kuwait

According to Coach Tab Baldwin, Gilas Pilipinas is not going to relax in its important match against Kuwait which would decide if the Philippine team can enter the next round of the FIBA Asia Championships. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Dexter Magno, MRFaith Bonalos)

Japan sports minister submits resignation over Olympic stadium

Japan’s sports minister Hakubun Shimomura, a close conservative ally of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday (September 25) announced his resignation over the scrapping of plans for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics centrepiece stadium after a cost blowout. Shimomura told a post-cabinet meeting news conference on Friday that Abe had asked him to stay on until a cabinet reshuffle planned for next month. “The fact is, I have caused great worry and trouble to many people […]

Pinoy Powerlifters Patuloy na Magpapakita ng Galing at Lakas

Patuloy ang pagsasanay ng National Powerlifting Team para maipamalas ang kanilang lakas at gilas sa gaganaping 2015 Philippine Raw Bench Press Championship sa Oktubre 3 at Philippine Powerlifting Championships  na gaganapin naman sa Nobyembre 21-22  sa Fisher Mall. Samantala maganda ang naging resulta ng laban ng National Powerlifters na nakapag-uwi ng tatlumpu’t-apat na gintong medalya at nagtala ng apat na bagong Asian Records. Dahil dito, ang National Powerlifters ay nakakuha din ng Team Awards.  Nakakuha […]

Day wins BMW Championship, claims world number one ranking

Jason Day wins BMW Championship by six strokes after final round 69, claims world number one ranking for first time. Jason Day claimed his fourth victory in six starts and surged to the world number one ranking after going wire-to-wire to win the BMW Championship by six shots on Sunday (September 20). The Australian closed out his tournament with a two-under-par 69 to finish at 22-under 262 at Conway Farms, six clear of American rookie […]

World champion rides bike over slackline in the Alps

Trial bike world champion Kenny Belaey travelled to new heights on September 17 as he managed to successfully ride a slackline across a 120 meters (123 yards) drop in the French Alps at an altitude of 2700 metres (2952 yards). The shot in the ski resort of La Plagne by Red Bull, shows Belaey’s initial attempts at the stunt where he falls off his bike and is temporarily suspended mid-air in the Alps. Then it […]

Congress approves bigger athlete incentives

According to Senate Committee on Games, Amusement and Sports Chairman Sonny Angara, the National Athletes, Coaches and Trainers’ Benefits and Incentives Act has passed the bicameral committee, providing larger benefits for Filipino athletes. (Eagle News) <em>(Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos)</em>

Japan beats South Africa in Rugby World Cup

(Reuters) – Japan pulled off perhaps the biggest upset in Rugby World Cup history on Saturday, defeating two-time World Cup champions South Africa 34-32 in a ferocious encounter at Brighton Community Stadium. Replacement Karne Hesketh raced in at the corner in the 84th minute to snatch victory from a pulsating contest in the Pool B opener. Ferocious tacking from Japan kept them within two points of the Springboks at halftime after driving mauls brought tries […]

Prince Harry, Cameron attend Rugby World Cup launch party in London

Britain’s Prince Harry attended a launch party for Rugby World Cup 2015 on Thursday (September 17) evening, as England prepares to open the tournament against Fiji in front of 80,000 expectant fans at Twickenham Stadium in London on Friday (September 18). Harry was joined by British Prime Minister David Cameron and rugby legend Jason Leonard, who’s also the president of Rugby Football Union (RFU), to celebrate the eve of the tournament in central London. “This […]

Basketball legend Moses Malone dies at 60

SEPTEMBER 14 (Reuters) — Basketball legend Moses Malone, a three-time most valuable player for the National Basketball Association, died early Sunday (September 13) in Virginia at age 60, authorities said. Malone was found unresponsive Sunday in the Norfolk Waterside Marriott hotel in Norfolk, Va., according to a statement from Norfolk police. He was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later, police said. The cause of his death has not been determined, police said. […]

Mayweather defeats Berto, moves to 49-0

(Reuters) — Floyd Mayweather Jr. cemented his place among the pantheon of boxing greats with a unanimous decision over fellow American Andre Berto on Saturday (September 12) in what he has repeatedly said would be the final fight of his career. Mayweather, 38, outboxed his younger opponent over the 12 rounds to retain his WBC and WBA welterweight titles and improve his perfect career record to 49-0, matching the benchmark set by former heavyweight champion […]