It’s Barty vs power-hitting Collins in Australian Open final

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 22:43:50 +0000

MELBOURNE (AFP) – A ruthless Ashleigh Barty swept into her first Australian Open final on Thursday with a clinical, straight-sets demolition of Madison Keys to set-up a title match with the hard-hitting Danielle Collins. The world number one overwhelmed 51st-ranked Keys, 6-1, 6-3, in just 62 minutes with another American awaiting after the all-business Collins […]

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Ferrer signs 2-year extension for NorthPort Batang Pier

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 22:13:13 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO NorthPort rewarded swingman Kevin Ferrer a two-year extension after the two sides agreed on a deal. Ferrer inked on the dotted line after he and agent Marvin Espiritu met with Batang Pier manager Bonnie Tan Thursday, Jan. 27 to formalize the deal. His previous contract with NorthPort was a similar two-year pact […]

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PH XI blanks Indonesia, nears World Cup dream

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 21:47:23 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO The Philippine women’s football team claimed a historic place in the quarterfinals of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup after rolling past Indonesia, 6-0, in their final group stage match Thursday, Jan. 27 at the Shiv Chhatrapati Sports Complex in Pune, India. Katrina Guillou and Sarina Bolden scored in the first half before […]

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Again, PSC chief tells Popoy Juico, EJ Obiena to ‘be humble’

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 08:24:19 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Chairman Butch Ramirez pleaded to pole vaulter EJ Obiena and Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) officials to sit down and put an end to their “word war” that has placed the Philippine sports in bad light of late.  “My point of reference is if they continue […]

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Juico to Obiena: Don’t use ‘socmed’ to run away from money issue

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 08:16:13 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association (Patafa) President Philip Juico remains steadfast in pursuing “transparency and accountability” in light of the recent statements made by EJ Obiena’s Ukrainian coach Vitaly Petrov. “Let us not be distracted by such statements when the issue is for Obiena to explain how he used the funds […]

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Magsayo to defend title vs former Mexican champ

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 08:02:59 +0000

By CARLO ANOLIN Newly-crowned WBC featherweight champion Mark Magsayo is slated to defend his title against Mexican boxer and former WBC super bantamweight titlist Rey Vargas.A week after becoming the new king of WBC’s featherweight division, Magsayo will have his first test as the boxing governing body ordered the mandatory title defense.Full details, such as […]

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Medvedev pulls off astonishing comeback, faces Tsitsipas next

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 03:43:59 +0000

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Men’s title favorite Daniil Medvedev fought back from the brink of a shock exit on Wednesday to reach the Australian Open semifinal and keep his dream of a second Grand Slam crown alive. Medvedev, the world number two, looked down and out as he lost the opening two sets to Canadian 21-year-old […]

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Surging Cavs surprise Bucks; Hornets nail 24 3-pointers

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 04:48:59 +0000

Clippers 111, Magic 102 Hornets 158, Pacers 126 Cavaliers 115, Bucks 99 Heat 110, Knicks 96 Hawks 121, Kings 104 Bulls 111, Raptors105 Nuggets 124, Nets 118 Grizzlies 118, Spurs 110 LOS ANGELES (AFP) – The Cleveland Cavaliers continued their NBA resurgence Wednesday with a convincing 115-99 victory over the reigning champion Milwaukee Bucks that […]

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Medvedev pulls astonishing comeback, faces Tsitsipas next

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 03:43:59 +0000

MELBOURNE (AFP) – Men’s title favorite Daniil Medvedev fought back from the brink of a shock exit on Wednesday to reach the Australian Open semifinal and keep his dream of a second Grand Slam crown alive. Medvedev, the world number two, looked down and out as he lost the opening two sets to Canadian 21-year-old […]

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Parks helps power Dolphins past Alvark Tokyo in Japan

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 02:44:35 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Ray Parks Jr. and the Nagoya Diamond Dolphins continued their hot form by defeating Alvark Tokyo, 96-90, Wednesday in Japan’s B.League at the Arena Tachikawa Tachihi. Parks had 10 points, four rebounds, one assist and one steal in 26 minutes as the Diamond Dolphins picked up a key victory over one of […]

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