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Beijing makes final presentation ahead of 2022 Winter Olympics vote

JULY 31 (Reuters) — Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics bid officials highlighted the nation’s ability to deliver on promises as the Chinese capital, the frontrunner in the race, made its final pitch to the International Olympic Committee in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday (July 31). Beijing, seeking to become the first city to be awarded both summer and winter Olympics, is up against the Kazakh city of Almaty, who had presented their plans to the 85 […]

NBA stars attend basketball workshop in Johannesburg

JULY 30 (Reuters) — As Africa nears the first National Basketball Association (NBA) game on the continent, several international professional basketball players hosted a clinic on Wednesday (July 29) for a group of South African boys and girls. The clinic was hosted at the American school in Johannesburg as part of the Basketball without Borders (BWB) program, run by the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) and the NBA as part of a global outreach program. The […]

Spurs ready for All-Star challenge

JULY 29 (Eagle News) — Tottenham Hotspur face a Major League Soccer (MLS) All-Star team in Colorado on Wednesday (July 29) and are expecting a tough match. The annual All-Star game will be held this season outside the mile-high city of Denver (5,280ft, or 1610m, above sea level) just 10 days before Spurs open their Premier League season away at Manchester United on August 8. “First thing is with the altitude we’re in. It’s good […]

Viloria plans for bigger fights

MANILA, Philippines, July 27 (Eagle News) — After his latest victory, the camp of four-time world champion Bryan Viloria plans to arrange bigger fights for the boxer. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos)

Fans and athletes celebrate Opening Ceremonies of Special Olympics World Games

JULY 27 (Reuters) — Thousands of fans watched 6,500 athletes from 165 nations march into the Los Angeles Coliseum for the Opening Ceremonies of the Special Olympics World Games Saturday (July 25) night. The gathering was the largest for a single event in Los Angeles, surpassing the 1984 Olympic Games. The athletes paraded in before the lighting of the Special Olympics cauldron. U.S. athlete Destiny Sanchez carried the torch over the final distance and then […]

ICYMI: More highlights from the 2015 International Unity Games

QUEZON City, Philippines – The 2015 International Unity Games featured 12 sports events in 14 different locations, held simultaneously. Such a massive and epic event is sure to leave a lot of good memories. Here are more highlights from the 2015 International Unity Games. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, Vince Alvin Villarin)

ICYMI: Highlights of the 2015 International Unity Games

BOCAUE, Bulacan – A major part of the Iglesia Ni Cristo centennial closing ceremony, for the first-time ever, the worldwide edition of the Unity Games was held this year. The 2015 International Unity Games featured teams from all over the world.Here are the highlights of the said event. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, Vince Alvin Villarin)

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)