Sports

Ireland skipper O’Connell out of World Cup, international career over

Ireland captain Paul O’Connell’s international career came to a premature end on Tuesday (October 13) when he was ruled out of the rest of the Rugby World Cup in another major injury blow for the Pool D winners. Lock forward O’Connell, 35, had said before the World |Cup that he would retire from international rugby at the end of the tournament, but his departure has been enforced earlier than planned by the hamstring injury sustained […]

Viloria gears up for his big fight against Roman Gonzalez

Multidivision and former unified Flyweight world champion Brian “the Hawaiian Punch” Viloria geared up for his big fight against Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez at the Madison Square Garden this October 17. Viloria is warming up for his fight against Gonzalez, who was considered as a second best fighter in the world next to the retired Floyd Mayweather Jr., under Coach Freddie Roach’s intensive training in the Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles. (Eagle News Service)

Azkals holds back North Korea with a goalless draw

QUEZON City, Philippines (October 13)- With the strong drive to of the Philippine Football team to turn the tables after their upsetting loss to Uzbekistan, the fierce Azkals gritted its teeth against team North Korea, holding them back into a goalless draw in front of their 50,000 strong home supporters in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers last Thursday (October 8). The brave Azkals fought team North Korea with they all might, surviving the surge of attacks […]

The 2015 Philippine Raw Bench Press Championships

QUEZON City, Philippines (October 12)- The  2015 Philippine Raw Bench Press Championships held at Fisher Mall, Quezon City was a success with over 100 athletes competed in the event. With Teams from Universities, Fitness Gyms, and Barbell clubs in the country saw action in different categories from Developmental, Sub-Jr, Junior, Highschool,College, and Open Category for Men and Women. Total of 18 new Philippine records was set in the event 3 from our National Powerlifters Joan […]

“Kentucky Floyd Chicken”

QUEZON City, Philippines (October 2) – The so called fight of the century unexpectedly turned into Cuddling of the century. The most awaited fight of the century between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao happened last May 2, 2015 at the MGM Grand Las Vegas but instead of a historic fight, it left a lousy experience to the viewers. Floyd Mayweather won over Pacquiao via unanimous decision but the audiences is not pleased by their performance and […]

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 […]