76ers rout LeBron-less Lakers; Warriors triumph

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2022 09:29:48 +0000

Warriors 124, Timberwolves 115  76ers 105, Lakers 87 LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The Philadelphia 76ers, fueled by 26 points from Joel Embiid, cruised to a 105-87 victory Thursday over a Los Angeles Lakers team missing superstar LeBron James. Embiid’s impressive streak of four straight games with at least 35 points and 10 rebounds ended. But […]

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Swiatek vs Collins in Aussie Open semis

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2022 07:26:47 +0000

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Iga Swiatek came from a set down to make her maiden Australian Open semi-final Wednesday by battling past gutsy veteran Kaia Kanepi to set up a last-four clash with Danielle Collins. Just 20, the consistent Polish seventh seed proved too resilient, ending the unseeded Estonian’s surprise Melbourne Park run 4-6, 7-6 (7/2), […]

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PH athletes face tall order to defend overall SEAG title

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2022 07:10:37 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Bambol Tolentino said retaining the overall title or even placing second in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam will be a challenging one for our national athletes. “Kaya naman nating i-defend ang title natin, but it’s going to be an uphill battle,” he said during Tuesday’s guesting […]

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Magsayo thankful to Pacquiao; his idol since he was a kid

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Mon, 24 Jan 2022 11:55:21 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Aside from a very supportive team in MP Promotions and his wife, Mark Magsayo drew strength from his idol Manny Pacquiao ahead of his WBC featherweight title bout against Gary Russell Jr.Vocal about his idol since Day 1, Magsayo took his sweet time to thank Pacquiao, the only eight-division world boxing champion, […]

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Magsayo upbeat versus Russell, out to fulfill childhood dream

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2022 07:07:38 +0000

Mark Magsayo is very confident of his chances when he faces American Gary Russell Jr. Saturday (Sunday Philippine time) at the Borgata Hotel Events Center in Atlantic City, New Jersey.That’s because Magsayo believes the reigning WBC featherweight king is not in the best condition judging what transpired during the official weigh-in on Friday. Why did […]

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Olympian Marcial eyes 2nd pro bout in US

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Tue, 18 Jan 2022 08:47:12 +0000

The road to boxing greatness continues for Eumir Felix Marcial as he now embarks on securing his second professional victory in the United States. After months of committing to business and personal matters owing to his Olympic achievement, Marcial arrived in the US Monday night (Tuesday morning, Manila time) to commence his Los Angeles training […]

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URGENT: Australia cancels Djokovic visa again: immigration minister

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 14 Jan 2022 07:21:32 +0000

SYDNEY (AFP) – Australia’s government cancelled Novak Djokovic’s visa for a second time Friday as it sought to deport the tennis superstar over his Covid-19 vaccine status. Immigration Minister Alex Hawke said in a statement that he acted on “health and good order grounds”. The cancellation means Djokovic would be barred from a new Australian […]

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Aussie Open: Djokovic drawn to play in first round amid visa saga

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 08:43:15 +0000

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Novak Djokovic was drawn Thursday to play fellow Serb Miomir Kecmanovic in the first round of the Australian Open despite ongoing uncertainty over whether he will still be in the country. The world number one, top seed and defending champion is looking to clinch a 10th title at Melbourne Park starting next […]

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Nets show might, outclass Bulls; Knicks, Heat triumph

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2022 08:21:01 +0000

Celtics 119, Pacers 100 Hornets 109, 76ers 98 Wizards 112, Magic 106 Heat 115, Hawks 91 Knicks 108, Mavericks 85 Rockets 128, Spurs 124 Cavaliers 111, Jazz 91 Nets 138, Bulls 112 Kings 125, Lakers 116 LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Brooklyn showed just how dangerous they can be with their “Big Three” on Wednesday, manhandling […]

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