FIFA fines Brazil for homophobic chants

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on FIFA fines Brazil for homophobic chants 

RIO DE JANEIRO, Oct. 5 — World football governing body FIFA has fined the Brazilian football confederation USD20,000 for homophobic abuse by fans.

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San Beda's seniors, juniors team clinch last NCAA finals seats

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on San Beda's seniors, juniors team clinch last NCAA finals seats 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — San Beda booked its 11th consecutive NCAA men's basketball finals appearance with a 77-63 win against Perpetual Help in the knockout semifinal at the Mall of Asia Arena on Tuesday.

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Top badminton players to join National Open this month

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on Top badminton players to join National Open this month 

MANILA, Oct. 4 — The Philippine Badminton Association (PBA) will use the upcoming Bingo Bonanza National Open as one of five tournaments to select the members of the national team for major international competitions, including the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Malaysia.

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Maybank feats '16 Rio Paralympian Josephine Medina

October 5, 2016 10:59 am· Comments Off on Maybank feats '16 Rio Paralympian Josephine Medina 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Oct. 4 (PNA)– The Maybank Foundation, through Maybank Philippines, awarded Tuesday PHP200,000 to 2016 Rio Paralympics table tennis bronze medalist Josephine Medina.

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(Sports) PHL boxers Bautista, Marcial kick off bid for Rio Olympic slots

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on (Sports) PHL boxers Bautista, Marcial kick off bid for Rio Olympic slots 

BAKU, Azerbaijan, June 17 — Two young Filipino boxers embark on their final push for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Summer Olympics as the AIBA World Olympic Qualifying Event reeled off Thursday at the Sarhadchi Stadium here.

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Nearly 30 schools close in France ahead of England-Wales Euro 2016 match

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on Nearly 30 schools close in France ahead of England-Wales Euro 2016 match 

MOSCOW, June 16 — French authorities have ordered 28 schools and colleges in the city of Lens to close ahead of the England-Wales match group match in the Euro 2016 football tournament, local media reported Thursday.

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First Disney resort in Chinese mainland opens in Shanghai

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on First Disney resort in Chinese mainland opens in Shanghai 

SHANGHAI, June 16 (Xinhua) — The Shanghai Disney Resort, with a unique blend of Disney magic and Chinese culture, officially opened Thursday.

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PBA revives Campus Tour outreach program

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on PBA revives Campus Tour outreach program 

MANILA, June 16 — The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) is reviving its Campus Tour as part of its outreach program, bringing Barangay Ginebra and Mahindra to the Arellano University in Manila on Friday to start the jaunt.

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Brazilian Olympic swimmer Medeiros fails doping test

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on Brazilian Olympic swimmer Medeiros fails doping test 

RIO DE JANEIRO, June 16 — Brazilian swimmer Etiene Medeiros faces the prospect of missing this year's Olympic Games after failing a doping test, local authorities confirmed on Wednesday.

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CSDPC tasked to plan sports uplifting activities in Baguio City

June 18, 2016 2:09 am· Comments Off on CSDPC tasked to plan sports uplifting activities in Baguio City 

BAGUIO CITY, June 17 -– The City Sports Development and Promotions Committee (CSDPC) is finalizing plans and programs to uplift sports consciousness in Baguio City using the PHP60-million appropriation intended to complete the rehabilitation of the Baguio Athletic Bowl at Burnham Park.

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