After ruling the Capablanca Memorial 2014 in Havana, Cuba, on Sunday, Grandmaster Wesley So’s next calling is to spearhead the Philippine team to a lofty placing in the coming Chess Olympiad.
Olympic silver medalist Anthony Villanueva will be laid to rest today at the Loyola Memorial Park chapel along Sucat Road in Parañaque City, where his body has been lying in state since his death last Tuesday.
Undisputed world heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko of Ukraine has said he wants to compete at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games, the Interfax-Ukraine news agency reported Monday.
No one watched Michael Phelps’s return to competition this week with a keener eye than Michael Andrew, the 15-year-old already tipped as the Olympic swimming legend’s likely successor.
By June Navarro
Philippine Sports Commission chair Richie Garcia Friday predicted at least five gold medals in six sports for the country in the Asian Games set later this year in Incheon, South Korea.
Michael Phelps is making a comeback after nearly two years out of competitive swimming pool for the simplest of reasons: He missed the sport that has been his entire life.
Michael Phelps, the most decorated Olympian ever, is coming out of retirement to swim next week at the Arena Grand Prix in Arizona.
Hungry for a first-ever gold medal in the Olympics, the Philippines will settle for a victory even in the Youth Olympic Games.
Waters polluted by sewage off the coast of Rio remain a concern for organizers of the 2016 Olympics, but the International Olympic Committee insisted Friday that the sea will be safe for competition.
By Sev Sarmenta
The slew of articles and columns about the formation of Gilas Pilipinas for the Fiba World Championships reminds many of us in middle age about how much brouhaha and hoopla surrounded the selection of the national basketball team in the past.
As the girlfriend he shot in the head lay dead or dying in his home, a weeping, praying Oscar Pistorius knelt at her side and struggled in vain to help her breathe by holding two fingers in her clenched mouth, a witness testified Thursday at the double-amputee runner’s murder trial.
The home team is out of the Olympic men’s hockey tournament.
A full 65 minutes of intense hockey weren’t enough to decide the latest chapter of Russia’s Olympic rivalry with the United States.