NU Pep Squad retains Cheerdance crown

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 11:53:19 +0000

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA The National University Pep Squad proved they are still the best team after retaining the UAAP Cheerdance Competition crown on Sunday before a huge crowd at the Mall of Asia Arena. Wearing the country’s tri-colors, the NU Pep Squad saved the best for last with its “Filipino pride” theme by displaying jaw-dropping […]

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Gilas women end up winless

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:33:48 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Gilas Pilipinas suffered a 127-49 loss to China Sunday morning to end up winless in the FIBA Olympic Pre-Qualifying Tournament Asia-Oceania at The Trusts Arena in Auckland, New Zealand. The Pinay cagers allowed their Chinese counterparts to score the game’s first eight points before being handed another lopsided defeat in the tournament […]

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Louie preaches patience to son Kevin in return

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sun, 17 Nov 2019 10:19:27 +0000

By JONAS TERRADO Phoenix Pulse coach Louie Alas urged his son Kevin to take a patient approach after making his return recently from a second ACL injury. The younger Alas went scoreless in seven minutes in the Road Warriors’ 102-94 loss to the NorthPort Batang Pier last Wednesday, his first game after being sidelined for […]

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Nadal claims No. 1 ranking for 5th time

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2019 07:50:45 +0000

LONDON (AFP) – Rafael Nadal headed home from the ATP Finals on Friday after defending champion Alexander Zverev’s win against Daniil Medvedev confirmed the Spaniard’s exit from the season-ending tournament. The world number one recovered to beat Stefanos Tsitsipas, 6-7 (4/7), 6-4, 7-5, in the early round-robin match at London’s O2 Arena but knew he […]

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San Beda keeps 4-peat bid alive, beats Letran in Game 2

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:19:12 +0000

San Beda’s four-peat bid is still alive. Newly-crowned MVP Calvin Oftana completed a three-point play with still 19 ticks left then the Red Lions watch Letran’s Bonbon Batiller miss an open undergoal stab to escape with a thrilling 79-76 win in Game 2 of the NCAA Finals Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena in […]

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Ultimate UAAP duel begins with Ateneo seeking 3-peat; UST eyes Cinderella finish

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:29:57 +0000

BY KRISTEL SATUMBAGA   Games Saturday (Smart Araneta Coliseum) 12 noon – UST vs FEU (women’s) 4 p.m. – UST vs Ateneo (men’s)   Dynasty or a Cinderella story? That’s what Ateneo and University of Santo Tomas are aspiring for as they begin their UAAP best-of-three title series Saturday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Match […]

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Ancajas up vs Chilean in Mexico

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 09:11:40 +0000

BY NICK GIONGCO International Boxing Federation (IBF) super-flyweight champion Jerwin Ancajas is making his Mexican debut on Dec. 7. Ancajas, who was supposed to defend the IBF 115-lb crown for the eighth time against Jonathan Rodriguez last Nov. 2 in Carson, California, will now face Miguel Gonzalez of Chile. The fight will serve as the […]

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Bye…and good luck Doug Kramer

Credit to Author: Tempo Desk| Date: Fri, 15 Nov 2019 03:31:02 +0000

JONAS TERRADO Doug Kramer will play his final PBA game on Friday when Phoenix Pulse takes on Blackwater at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Kramer made the announcement through social media, though he didn’t explain in details as to why he decided to hang it up after 12 professional seasons with seven teams. “Last practice before […]

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