Joshua overpowers Povetkin to retain world heavyweight titles

LONDON: Britain’s Anthony Joshua retained his world heavyweight titles by inflicting the first stoppage defeat of Alexander Povetkin’s professional career with a ruthless seventh-round finish at Wembley Stadium on Saturday (Sunday in Manila). A previously close contest turned in Joshua’s favour decisively when he sent the Russian crashing to the canvas with a straight right […]

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Manganti, Sarr falter as Falcons hold off Tigers

Adamson University depended on its bench players to hold off University of Sto. Tomas (UST), 79-71, and stay unscathed in Season 81 University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball on Saturday at the Araneta Coliseum. With lackluster efforts from Sean Manganti and Papi Sarr, the Soaring Falcons leaned on their second-stringers to post […]

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Lim ecstatic of Altas’ sinking of Pirates

Veteran coach Frankie Lim was all praises for his University of Perpetual Help System DALTA team after they pulled off the biggest upset so far in Season 94 National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) seniors basketball. Prince Eze pulled off a buzzer-beating putback off Tonton Peralta’s miss as the Altas dealt leading team Lyceum of the […]

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Israeli NASCAR driver hopes to show his country in a new light

Israeli NASCAR driver Alon Day hopes TV viewers get a new impression of his country when they tune in to Saturday’s (Sunday in Manila) Cup series race at Richmond Raceway. The 26-year-old Day will make his 2018 Cup series debut driving the BK Racing No. 23 Best Bully Sticks Toyota Camry in the Federated Auto […]

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Steve Phelps named next NASCAR president

With the future of NASCAR’s CEO role still uncertain, another key leadership position will soon see a change. Steve Phelps, an upper-level marketing official with NASCAR since 2005, will replace Brent Dewar as NASCAR president on Oct. 1. He will be the third consecutive non-France family member to serve in that role, following Mike Helton […]

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UY WINS TOYOTA VIOS CUP RACE 6

The battle of past Toyota Vios Cup champions happened last Friday at the Clark International Speedway with 2016 champion Allan Uy taking a hard earned victory in Race 6 of the series. Manila Proof-Parts Pro Team driver Uy made a spectacular comeback by fighting Alabang leg winner Estefano Rivera from start to finish. With double […]

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Runaway MotoGP leader Marquez looking hot on home corner

ALCAÑIZ, Spain: Honda’s Marc Marquez zoomed to the fastest lap in practice for the Aragon Grand Prix on Friday (Saturday in Manila) as the Spaniard seeks a fourth top-level victory on the track. The reigning world champion, who has a massive 67-point lead in this year’s title race, powered around the anti-clockwise Aragon Motorland track […]

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Dixon stamps legacy with 5th IndyCar title

SONOMA, California: Scott Dixon won his fifth IndyCar championship last Sunday (Monday in Manila) at Grand Prix of Sonoma, sealing his legacy as one of the greatest of drivers in the series. After winning his fifth IndyCar championship, Dixon gave tribute to team owner Chip Ganassi. “When I look back at the first time I […]

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Jets warn Crowell over ‘toilet paper’ celebration

LOS ANGELES: New York Jets coach Todd Bowles has reprimanded running back Isaiah Crowell over his controversial “toilet paper” touchdown celebration against Cleveland, vowing the “inexcusable” end zone routine will never be seen again. Former Cleveland running back Crowell raised eyebrows during Thursday’s 21-17 defeat to the Browns after scoring the second of his two […]

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Alvarez ready for rematch after Golovkin defeat

LAS VEGAS: Saul “Canelo” Alvarez is eyeing a trilogy with Gennady Golovkin after ending the middleweight champion’s unbeaten reign here Saturday (Sunday in Manila). Mexican star Alvarez produced a performance of guts and resilience to inflict the first defeat of Golovkin’s career with a majority decision at the T-Mobile Arena. The win wiped away months […]

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