Le Mans 24 Hours: Ferrari locks out front row, Cadillac suffers fire

Ferrari locked out the front row for this weekend's Le Mans 24 Hours, as Antonio Fuoco secured pole position for the #50 499P by topping Thursday evening's Hyperpole session.

Could Le Mans 24 Hours safety car rule changes prompt an LMP2 upset?

LMP2 drivers are split on the prospects of pro-am crews challenging for overall class victory at the Le Mans 24 Hours following the change in safety car regulations for 2023.

Chot wants commitment from pool

GILAS Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes opened the national team's initial practice for the 2023 FIBA World Cup with a straight-to-the-point challenge that requires members of the pool a full commitment amid the grueling schedule ahead. "My opening message today was simple: Are you willing to go through the entire training without the assurance that you'll make the final 12? That's the commitment we're asking from everyone," Reyes told the Manila Times...

TDS LMP2 car gets three-minute penalty for Le Mans FP1 Aston Martin crash

TDS Racing's LMP2 entry will have to serve a three-minute stop-go penalty in the Le Mans 24 Hours after Steven Thomas crashed under yellow flags in Wednesday's opening practice session.

How PBA teams with smaller budgets than powerhouse sides can still compete lead correspondent Reuben Terrado gives "Moneyball" as a model for how smaller PBA teams can compete against bigger-budget opponents. #pba

NBA Mock Draft: Who will be picked after Wemby, Miller, Henderson

Let's compare notes

Jungolf finds new godfather in Arroyo

MANILA, Philippines — Former Rep. Juan Miguel “Mikey” Arroyo is the new godfather of junior golf in the Philippines, according to Junior Golf Foundation of the Philippines (JGFP) president Oliver Gan. “Congressman Arroyo has been actively supporting our tournaments and programs through his family’s Lourdes Tuason Arroyo (LTA) Foundation,” Gan said. “His support enabled us to sustain our programs for underprivileged golfers performing well in...

Coach’s challenge successful or not?

There have been 17 games played in the PBA On Tour so far and since the introduction of the head coach’s challenge on an experimental basis, 11 were unsuccessful with eight successful. An unsuccessful challenge takes away a team’s full timeout so to be able to challenge, a coach must still own at least one full timeout. In the PBA On Tour, one challenge is allowed per half but if it isn’t availed of in the first half, it isn’t carried over to...

McIlroy: Saudi, PGA deal 'good for golf'

LOS ANGELES: Rory McIlroy on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila) welcomed the PGA Tour's shock merger with the Saudi Arabia-backed LIV Golf but said rebel players who joined the upstart circuit should not be granted an automatic return to the sport. Northern Ireland star McIlroy, one of the staunchest critics of LIV Golf, said while he still seethed with "hatred" towards the upstart circuit, he believed Tuesday's deal would secure the financial...

Knights, Archers score opening blow

MANILA, Philippines — Wangs Basketball @27 Strikers-Letran and EcoOil-La Salle hacked out contrasting wins in drawing first blood in the 2023 PBA D-League Aspirants’ Cup semifinals yesterday at the Ynares Sports Arena in Pasig. The Knights completed a massive comeback from 24 points down against No. 1 Marinerong Pilipino-San Beda, pulling off a 93-87 win in overtime even as the Green Archers drubbed University of Perpetual Help System Dalta,...

Magazine: F1 Spanish GP review

Max Verstappen’s Spanish Grand Prix victory and the Mercedes Formula 1 revival lead a bumper reports issue of Autosport magazine, out today (8 June).

Spence-Crawford finally a done deal

BOXING fans are feeling pampered lately. You see, in the last few months some of the biggest dream fights in the sport have come into fruition. Lightweight superstars Ryan Garcia and Gervonta "Tank" Davis got the ball rolling on April 22, when they squared off in a highly anticipated showdown. No world title was at stake but boxing fans packed the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada to watch two unbeaten fighters turn the ring into a cauldron....

Schumacher: Mercedes F1 test run will help me be even better in sim

Mick Schumacher says his first outing in Mercedes’ 2023 Formula 1 car this week will help him in doing an even better job in the simulator this year.

Suns to waive Chris Paul

LOS ANGELES: Chris Paul, a 12-time NBA All-Star guard, has been told he will be released by the Phoenix Suns after three seasons with the club, league telecaster TNT reported Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). Paul, still chasing his first NBA title at age 38, would likely be among the most popular free agents despite averaging a career-low 13.9 points as well as 8.9 assists, 4.3 rebounds and 1.5 steals a game this season. After missing the...

Singson claims 2nd LPGT crown

ANTIPOLO, Philippines — Mafy Singson closed out with a steady 71 that proved too much for her rivals to overcome as she bested Daniella Uy by three while also thwarting fellow amateur Lois Kaye Go’s late rally to secure the ICTSI Valley Golf Challenge crown here yesterday. It was way off her superb 69 in the weather-suspended play that drove her past a throng of rivals Wednesday for a one-stroke lead over Uy and Korean amateur Min Yeong Kim but...

'I'm going to Miami’: Messi confirms move to MLS

Lionel Messi announces he intends to join Major League Soccer side Inter Miami as a free agent after parting ways with French champions Paris St Germain and snubbing a lucrative contract offer in Saudi Arabia. — Full story:

Morbidelli: Rossi’s mentorship “has kept me alive” through Yamaha MotoGP woes

Franco Morbidelli says the mentorship he has received from MotoGP legend Valentino Rossi and his academy have “kept me alive” through his ongoing Yamaha woes.

Mercedes: Canada a "bigger challenge" than Barcelona for upgraded F1 car

Mercedes' Andrew Shovlin expects next week's Canadian Grand Prix to be a "bigger challenge" for his Formula 1 team than its breakthrough weekend in Barcelona.

San Beda seniors cherish opportunity to test PBA waters before draft

PBA on Tour feels like an OJT for Red Lions

Kevin Ferrer feared out for an entire season due to torn Achilles

Ferrer undergoes surgery for torn tendon at UST hospital

2023 IOMTT: Michael Dunlop Keeps Making History, And Here's Why It Matters

A handy IOMTT explainer for newbies.

NBA champion coach due

MANILA, Philippines — Three-time NBA champion and current Los Angeles Lakers assistant coach Phil Handy, considered the best player development coach in the league, is coming to the Philippines. Handy, who contributed to teams that made it to the NBA Finals for an unprecedented six straight times (from 2015 to 2020), has personally trained legends Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Pau Gasol, Kawhi Leonard and many of the greatest...

PTV Sports Chat with Fight Sports Analyst, Victor "Nissi" Icasiano

PTV Sports Chat with Fight Sports Analyst, Victor "Nissi" Icasiano

La Salle wallops Perpetual by 29, nears D-League finals return

Defending champion EcoOil-La Salle moved a win away from a return trip to the finals after thumping hapless University of Perpetual Help System DALTA, 107-78, in Game 1 of their 2023 PBA D-League semifinals showdown on Thursday. Mark Nonoy showed the way for the Green Archers, churning out 22 points in just 18 minutes of action while Bright Nwankwo dropped a double-double performance of 10 markers and 13 rebounds as La Salle took the series...

New York Knicks the next stop in Kai Sotto's mini-camp tour

Kai headed for the Big Apple

Rappler's highlights: Martin Romualdez, Mayon Volcano, Lionel Messi | The wRap | June 8, 2023

Today on Rappler – the latest news in the Philippines and around the world: ⁃ Martin-Sara Duterte rift: House leaders back Romualdez, decry 'political bickering' ⁃ Leila de Lima after her bail denial: 'I cannot and will not lose hope' ⁃ Albay's Mayon Volcano placed under Alert Level 3 ⁃ Raging Canada wildfires threaten critical infrastructure, force evacuations ⁃ ‘Internal’ affairs: Isaw, bopis, dinuguan among Best Offal Dishes in the World – Taste Atlas ⁃ Sandara Park, DINDIN, WINNER’s Jinu, NU’EST’s JR, and ARON spotted in Pampanga ⁃ 'I'm going to Miami’: Messi confirms move to MLS

Zafra places 3rd in Estonia chess tournament

KIM Yutangco Zafra of the Philippines placed third in the 23rd Torva-Helme chess tournament that ended on Sunday, June 4, in Estonia. The Europe-based Zafra tallied 5.0 points on account of five wins and two loses in seven rounds. He finished at third place after the tie-break was applied, relegating fellow five-pointers Karl Matias Kokk to fourth place and Janis Koops to fifth place. "I am dedicating my victory to my countrymen. It's an honor...

FIA WEC And Motorsport Network Team Up To Launch Global WEC Fan Survey

World’s premier endurance racing series and the motorsport industry’s leading digital platform offer fans the chance to share their views.

Stella: Spain F1 weekend highlights McLaren's strengths and weaknesses

McLaren Formula 1 boss Andrea Stella has explained how the team suffers from the behaviour of its 2023 car switching between “opposites” from qualifying into the races.

Noah Gragson out with concussion after Gateway crash

Noah Gragson has been sidelined with concussion-like symptoms, and Grant Enfinger has been named as the substitute driver for this weekend's race at Sonoma (Ca.) Raceway.

Weiss tasked to re-energize Azkals

MANILA, Philippines — Comebacking German coach Michael Weiss has been tasked to re-energize the Philippine Azkals program and chart its course towards Asian-caliber status. “What we’re doing right now is we’re trying to re-invigorate the Philippine Azkals and the re-entry of coach Michael into the system will be a key element,” team manager Dan Palami said yesterday as he joined Philippine Football Federation president Nonong Araneta and...

JCI Manila engages youth through sports activities

THE Junior Chamber International Manila Chapter (JCI Manila) has supported the youth in not only discovering the sport of baseball, but also in encouraging bright young athletes to become top players as well. Over the last 12 years, JCI Manila has bannered the Smokey Mountain Baseball Project (SMBP) to engage youth in impoverished areas in sports, diverting their attention away from negative influences and driving them toward academic...

Mac Belo good, bound to get even better, says Guiao

Guiao likes what he sees from his latest recruit

Heat didn't offer much resistance – Spoelstra

MIAMI: Miami Heat coach Erik Spoelstra admitted his team had been "pummeled" in the paint in their 109-94 defeat to the Denver Nuggets in Game 3 and had failed to respond to the challenge. The Nuggets outscored the Heat 60-34 in the paint and also won the rebound battle 58-33 meaning that Denver's miserly five of 18 three-point shooting didn't matter. "They just pummeled us in the paint," Spoelstra said. "They didn't really have to shoot threes....

Andrei Kuizon rules javelin throw as PH matches previous Para Games gold medal haul

Filipino para athletics ace Andrei Kuizon delivered the country's 28th gold medal and his second top finish as he ruled the men's javelin throw F54 on Wednesday in the 2023 ASEAN Para Games in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. With Kuizon's victory, the Philippines is now one gold medal away from breaking its previous gold medal haul in the 2022 edition in Indonesia, where the Filipino athletes copped 28 gold plums to complete a 105-medal hoard—the...

"Voltes V" Team members Miguel Tanfelix, Matt Lozano at Radson Flores, nag-bonding via wakeboarding | BT

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UP Maroons secure second seed in Filoil Preseason Cup quarters

Maroons through to quarterfinals

Blackwater takes on NorthPort in preseason wars

Blackwater looks to build some momentum when it clashes with NorthPort in the PBA On Tour this Friday at the Ynares Center in Pasig City. Game time is 5 p.m. The Bossing booked their second win in three starts last week with a 100-94 triumph against Terrafirma Dyip. Veteran forward Troy Rosario looked every bit like his old self in that win after leading Blackwater with 20 points and five rebounds. The 6-foot-6 forward has spent much of his time...

Maroons wallop Warriors; Eagles rout Faith 5

MANILA, Philippines — The University of the Philippines clinched the second seed out of Group II in the 2023 Filoil EcoOil Preseason Cup after dominating University of the East, 103-81, yesterday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan yesterday. CJ Cansino fired 14 points on top of three assists, Francis Lopez had 15 points and five rebounds, and Harold Alarcon finished with 17 points, five rebounds, and two blocks in the Fighting Maroons’...

Michael Weiss returns as Azkals head coach | Sports Desk

Michael Weiss setting great expectations in his comeback as head coach of the Philippine Azkals. The German mentor says he wants to bring the national men's football team back to its glory days. It has been nearly a decade since Weiss' first run with the Azkals. He was in charge of 44 matches for the Philippines from 2011 to 2013 - winning 21, drawing 11, and losing 12. The 58-year-old mentor says returning to the Azkals was a 'no brainer' given his previous track record and the quality of players in the country. Weiss will immediately buckle down to work. The Azkals are set to play a pair of friendlies against Nepal and Chinese-Taipei on June 15 and 19, respectively at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. We're going all out on this story with coach Michael Weiss joining us via Zoom. Visit our website for more #NewsYouCanTrust: Follow our social media pages: • Facebook: • Instagram: • Twitter:

Intense scenes at world skating championships, dapat abangan sa finale week ng "Hearts On Ice" | 24 Oras

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Kurt Reyson drops 32 as Letran completes OT comeback vs San Beda

Kurt Reyson caught fire late to lead Colegio de San Juan de Letran to an overtime win against old rival San Beda University, 93-87, in Game 1 of the 2023 PBA D-League semifinals on Thursday. The spitfire guard dropped 32 points off the bench, laced with five rebounds, four assists, and a steal, as the Knights drew first blood in their best-of-three semis affair. San Beda once led by as much as 24 points before a huge third quarter from Letran...

Man City aims for historic treble

LONDON: Erling Haaland has been backed to dominate the Champions League for years to come as the record-breaking Manchester City striker aims to fire his side to treble glory in Saturday's final against Inter Milan. Haaland has taken the Premier League by storm in his first season, scoring 52 goals in all competitions since signing from Borussia Dortmund. The 22-year-old fuelled City's successful bid to overhaul Arsenal in the title race before...

How daughter with Down syndrome got Akiko Thomson involved in Special Olympics Pilipinas

Special Olympics Pilipinas chairperson and president Akiko Thomson-Guevara will lead the delegation of the Philippines to the Special Olympics World Games this June 17 to 25 in Berlin, Germany. The delegation will include six athletes with intellectual disabilities and will compete in sports bocce, aquatics, and athletics. The Games aim to provide a platform for athletes with intellectual disabilities to achieve their full potential. "We provide...

Philippine Women's Football Team, handa nang lumaban para sa 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup | Saksi

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Arcilla, Madis lead cast in Bautista Open

MANILA, Philippines — Multi-titled Johnny Arcilla hits the hard courts again down South, aiming not just for another Open championship but also the top purse of P80,000 in the men’s singles of the PPS-PEPP Mayor Bradly Bautista Tennis Championships, which got under way yesterday at the Malita Tennis Club in Davao Occidental. The top seeded Arcilla, 43, and the other ranking bets, including No. 2 Jose Maria Pague, Joshua Kinaadman, Vicente...

Horner: Perez can relax now F1 title pressure is off

Red Bull Formula 1 boss Christian Horner believes that Sergio Perez will benefit from reduced pressure after losing ground to team-mate Max Verstappen in the world championship battle.

Gilas aim: Paris games

MANILA, Philippines — SBP president Al Panlilio attended the Gilas training pool’s first practice at the Meralco Gym last Wednesday and spoke to the players about the goal of qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics through the FIBA World Cup. If the Philippines winds up the highest-finishing Asian country in the 32-nation conclave, it will automatically clinch a ticket to the Olympics. “I told the guys my wish is to win two games (in the first...

Nuggets take 2-1 lead over Miami

MIAMI: Nikola Jokic and Jamal Murray dominated the Miami Heat, both making triple-doubles as the Denver Nuggets took a 2-1 lead in the NBA Finals with a 109-94 win in Game 3 on Wednesday (Thursday in Manila). Two-time NBA Most Valuable Player Jokic scored 32 points with 21 rebounds and 10 assists, an unprecedented triple-double combination in an NBA Finals game. Murray scored 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and 10 assists — completing his own...

Button: NASCAR Le Mans qualifying pace exceeded expectations

Formula 1 world champion Jenson Button says the qualifying performance of the Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 NASCAR that has entered the Le Mans 24 Hours as the Garage 56 car has exceeded expectations.