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Miller takes Friday off skis, joins team PHL in ‘Bird’s Nest’ 

YANQING, CHINA—Asa Miller skipped training at the National Alpine Skiing Centre on Friday to rest his muscles following three consecutive days of practice session...

Winter sports boom in China

BEIJING—Holding his skis beside a bunny slope, Li Wei enthuses over his winter job as a farmer-turned-ski coach on the northwestern outskirts of Beijing....

A shot at history

EVEN before he hit his first ball at this year’s Australian Open, Rafael Nadal knew he had an open door to set the men’s...

Iga Swiatek wins 3-hour match vs. Kaia Kanepi in afternoon heat to join Danielle Collins in Australian Open semifinals

MELBOURNE, Australia—Iga Swiatek took three hours in the afternoon heat to beat 36-year-old Kaia Kanepi, 4-6, 7-6 (2), 6-3, on Wednesday, with the payoff...

‘Magnifico’ World Champ!

MARK “MAGNIFICO” MAGSAYO snatched Gary Russell Jr.’s World Boxing Council (WBC) featherweight belt in a 12-round fight that saw the Filipino displaying immense aggression...

Govs’ Cup suspension tolls on TNT’s Williams, Rosario

WITH the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) hinting that the soonest the Governors’ Cup could resume is next month, TNT Tropang Giga’s spitfire rookie Mikey Williams...

How much is too much?

SECAUCUS, New Jersey—If you’ve turned on a television in the last three years, chances are you’ve been inundated with advertisements for sports betting, and...

Bobsledder Humphries now an American

Kaillie Humphries is now, officially, an American. And just like that, the US medal hopes in bobsledding at the Beijing Olympics just got much...

Report shows college athletes still improving graduation rates

INDIANAPOLIS—New graduation numbers show college athletes continue to graduate at higher rates than overall students. On Thursday, the NCAA released its annual Graduation Success Rate...

NBA star Kevin Love honored for mental health advocacy

BOSTON—Kevin Love knows the euphoria of sinking a three-pointer just before the buzzer. But the five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) All-Star has had plenty...

Lamine Diack, ex IAAF chief convicted of corruption, dies

DAKAR, Senegal—Lamine Diack, the controversial long-time leader of track and field who was convicted of extorting money from athletes and accused of taking bribes...

Globalport-MisOr beats Basilan BRT in Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Mindanao Challenge

Globalport-MisOr dealt Basilan BRT its fifth-straight defeat, 68-65, to take the solo first lead in the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup Mindanao Challenge on...

Uy snatches 1st victory in PHL Tour

DANIELLA UY, who had toiled for a great deal of time just to even earn a crack at a first Ladies Philippine Golf Tour...

Aguilas against Team Dasmariñas in men’s Champions League final

GO for Gold and Team Dasmariñas teetered against their respective semifinals opponents on Friday to advance to the final and earn the distinction of...

Victolero aims to mold big man Laput to solid, explosive Hotshot

MAGNOLIA doesn’t need 6-foot-10 rookie James Laput to be a dominant big man like six-time Most Valuable Player June Mar Fajardo, 7-footer Greg Slaughter...

PBA Lakas Ng Tatlo resumes

SISTA Super Sealers bids to become the first team to win back-to-back leg titles in the Philippine Basketball Association 3×3 Lakas Ng Tatlo which...

Azkals aim high in Suzuki Cup in Singapore

SINGAPORE—Some say the Philippine men’s football team could possibly vie for a semifinals slot in the 2021 Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup when it...

Grizzlies silence Thunder by 73 points

MEMPHIS, Tennessee—The Memphis Grizzlies broke the National Basketball Association (NBA) record for margin of victory on Thursday night, beating the Oklahoma City Thunder, 152-79....
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