Sports

Murray wins against Chardy in Rome Masters

MAY 14 — In tennis, third seed Andy Murray beat French Jeremy Chardy in the Rome Master tournament after two sets with the scores of 6-4 and 6-3. (Rome, Italy) (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos) [youtube id = lXTxdOWpAa8]

Pacquiao returns to Philippines

MANILA, Philippines, May 13 (Eagle News) — “Pambansang Kamao,” Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao returned to the Philippines early this morning and conducted various activities like a press briefing, motorcade and courtesy call to President Benigno S. Aquino III. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos) [youtube id = KPdvCrycW7A]

Mayweather, Pacquiao fight smashes pay-per-view records

MAY 13 (Reuters) — The “Fight of the Century” between boxing greats Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao generated record pay-per-view revenue in the United States of $400 million from 4.4 million buys, cable networks Showtime and HBO said on Tuesday (May 12). The May 2 fight in Las Vegas that saw Mayweather beat Pacquiao in a unanimous decision cost $99 to view in high definition. With additional revenue from ticket sales, international TV distribution […]

NBA’s Lebron and Irving undergo treatment

CLEVELAND, United States of America (Eagle News) – In NBA, two members of the Cleveland Cavaliers undergo treatment due to various injuries. Cavs supertar Lebron James twisted his left ankle while Kyrie Irving suffered tendonitis in his left knee. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, Vince Alvin Villarin) [youtube id=aiJgqE5TZ_I]

NBA names Jimmy Butler most improved player

MAY 8 — In United States, the National Basketball Association (NBA) named Chicago Bulls member Jimmy Butler as Most Improved Player for the year 2014-2015. Butler is the first member of the Chicago Bulls to receive the award. (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos) [youtube id = Y6luqFJFtbM]

Mayweather says he does not want rematch with Pacquiao

MAY 8 (Reuters) — Two days after saying he would be open to a re-match with Manny Pacquiao, unbeaten American Floyd Mayweather Jr. reversed course on Thursday (May 7) while describing the Filipino as “a sore loser”. In an interview with Showtime to be broadcast on Saturday, Mayweather expressed his disgust that Pacquiao had blamed an injured right shoulder for his defeat by the American in the so-called “Fight of the Century” in Las Vegas. […]

Cambodian PM refuses to pay up on Pacquiao-Mayweather bet

MAY 7 (Reuters) — Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Monday (May 3) that he would not be paying up on a $5,000 bet he made on the Pacquiao-Mayweather fight. Sen backed Filipino Pacquiao to win, but appeared outraged that Mayweather got the nod in what was being billed the fight of the century. The American was a comfortable winner on all three judges’ scorecards. Although many boxing experts have agreed that Mayweather was […]

Pacquiao faces more lawsuits

MAY 7 — More Americans filed lawsuits against Emmanuel “Manny” Pacquiao on the grounds that he did not disclose his shoulder injury. Five more lawsuits were filed in the federal courts of Illinois, Texas and Nevada. Pacquiao’s attorney said that the cases has no basis. (Los Angeles, USA) (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos) [youtube id = vOtcMkMTH9A]

Pacquiao faces legal complaints regarding non disclosure of injury

MAY 6 — Manny Pacquiao faced heat as many reacted against his non-disclosure of his shoulder injury with two Nevada residents filing legal complaints against Pacquiao because they were not able to enjoy the fight. (Las Vegas, Nevada) (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos) [youtube id = vvUrx46pcLY]

Mayweather ready for rematch

MAY 6 — In a television interview, American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. expressed his readiness for a rematch with Manny Pacquiao next year after the latter has recovered from his surgery. Pacquiao is scheduled to undergo a surgery for his injured shoulder. (Las Vegas, Nevada) (Eagle News Service Jay Paul Carlos, Jericho Morales, MRFaith Bonalos) [youtube id = YxCV1M8qNQo]

He is still our hero

QUEZON City, Philippines (Eagle News Service, May 6) – Like everyone else, I am one of the countless who were disappointed when the Pambansang Kamao, Manny Pacquiao, lose to his arch-rival Floyd Mayweather, Jr., in what was touted as the fight of the century. I must confess that I am ┬ánot really a boxing fan, but like many Filipinos I have been drawn to the story of Pacquiao – a story most of us is […]

More questions about impact of Pacquiao’s injury

MAY 6 (Reuters) — Floyd Mayweather added another wrinkle to the fallout of his fight against Manny Pacquiao by saying he would be open to a rematch after the Filipino southpaw recovers from shoulder surgery, according to an ESPN report on Tuesday (May 05). Mayweather has one fight remaining on his Showtime contract and has repeatedly said he intends to retire after a bout fight in September, although after Saturday’s fight he told reporters that […]