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UAAP: De La Salle rips FEU, sets up fifth matchup against Ateneo

MANILA, Philippines (Eagle News) – De La Salle University used their shock loss last Saturday to knock off Far Eastern University in a do-or-die match for the last finals seat in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 78 women’s volleyball tournament at the Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday. In contrast to their five-set meltdown, the Lady Archers made sure there was no upset and swept the Lady Tamaraws in three sets. […]

Hoops stars eager to impart knowledge in Jr. NBA/Jr. WNBA Philippines national camp

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (Eagle News) – NBA star Norris Cole and WNBA legend Taj McWilliams-Franklin are both eager and excited to impart their knowledge to the stars of tomorrow in their visit to the country for the annual Jr. NBA and Jr. WNBA Philippines camps this weekend. Cole, a two-time NBA champion with the Miami Heat before being shipped to the New Orleans Pelicans last season, will bring his dearth of experience playing alongside LeBron James […]

PBA: Alaska Aces forces a deciding match against Tropang TNT

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) – The Alaska Aces avenged their Game 1 loss against the Tropang TNT with a win to force a deciding game this coming Friday in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Quarter Finals. The game was tight all throughout and it was until the 3:30 mark in the 4th quarter when Calvin Abueva scored 4 crucial baskets to bring up the Aces to 80-79 with 2:32 seconds left. Cyrus Baguio then followed […]

PBA: Rain or Shine sweeps Ginebra to enter the semi-finals

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) – The Rain or Shine Elastopainters successfully completes a sweep over the Barangay Ginebra Gin Kings in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Quarter Finals to advance to the semis and await the winner between the San Miguel Beermen and the Purefoods Star Hotshots. The Elastopainters were rallying on the let go behind Jeff Chan’s 9 points in the opening quarter that helped them mount a 10 point lead heading to the […]

2016 Laureus World Sports Awards

The 2016 Laureus World Sports Awards will be announced in Berlin, Germany, and will be attended by the biggest names in world sport. Legendary actor Bill Murray (Groundhog Day, Monuments Men, Lost in Translation) will be the host for the evening, and promises an unforgettable evening of entertainment from the German capital. Among the Nominees for this year’s Awards are: F1 driver Lewis Hamilton, tennis champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, New Zealand’s All Blacks, […]

PBA: Star Hotshots upset San Miguel Beermen to avoid elimination

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) – The Star Hotshots live another day in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup as they beat the top San Miguel Beermen, 108-99  to force a do-or-die game this coming Wednesday. Swingman, Peter June Simon came out with the hot hand for the Hotshots in the 3rd quarter by scoring 13 of his 23 points to help his team climb up from an 11 point lead during halftime and end the 3rd period […]

PBA: Meralco Bolts eliminate NLEX Road Warriors in come from behind victory

QUEZON CITY, Philippines (Eagle News) – The Meralco Bolts proved that they truly deserve their seeding in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup Quarter Finals after a 4th quarter comeback to eliminate the NLEX Road Warriors, 104-97, and clinch a semi-finals berth. The Road Warriors were leading most of game and at one point in the 2nd quarter had led as much as 12 points. The Bolts patiently waited for their turn to bounce back but NLEX […]

NCR dominates 59th Palarong Pambansa

QUEZON City, Philippines – The National Capital Region once again claimed championship in the 59th Palarong Pambansa held at Albay Sports and Tourism Complex in Legaspi. NCR won 209 medals. This is the twelfth time that the NCR gained the championship in the said sports event. The Palarong Pambansa is an annual multi-sport event for student-athletes from 13 regions organized by the Department of Education. (Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing […]

Competitive swimming

  In swimming, mastering racing dives, dolphin kicks and turns can shave tenths of a second off the clock. There are two starting techniques: -The grab start, seen as the most powerful, where the swimmer grips the block with their hands and toes, their body weight over the front of their feet. -And the track start, which allows a faster reaction time. The swimmer positions their hands and one foot on the block’s edge, body […]

Swimming: Phelps caps Mesa meet with 200m medley victory

LOS ANGELES, United States (AFP) — Michael Phelps led wire-to-wire in winning the 200m individual medley at the Mesa Pro Swim on Saturday, his time of 1min 57.90 the third-fastest in the world this year. Phelps, and 18-time Olympic gold medallist aiming for one last burst of Olympic glory at Rio de Janeiro in August, posted his fastest time in the event so far in 2016 to insert himself in the upper reaches of the rankings […]

MMA: Ben Askren keeps unblemished record intact after ONE: Global Rivals

Askren keeps ONE welterweight belt after Russian challenger failed to pass the weigh in process prior to the title match. By Diego de la Paz MANILA, PHILIPPINES (Eagle News) – Ben “Funky” Askren has yet to find his match, as he disposed of Nikolay Aleksakhin via unanimous decision in the main event of ONE Championship: Global Rivals at the Mall of Asia Arena on Friday night. Askren, who improved his mark to 15-0 (won-lost) with […]

Pacman excited to join the Olympics

MANILA, Philippines – Boxing champion Manny Pacquiao is excited with the prospect of participating in the Olympics but added that he still has many things to consider before joining said sports event. (Eagle News Service Described by Jay Paul Carlos, Video Editing by Jericho Morales, Uploaded by MRFaith Bonalos)