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India back in the Olympics; flag to fly in Sochi

Shiva Keshavan, who if from India but is competing under the Olympics flag, takes turn five in the third run during the men's singles luge final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. AP

India has been reinstated to the Olympic movement in time for the national flag to fly at the Sochi Winter Games.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Alex Rodriguez accepts season-long suspension from Major League Baseball

In this Aug. 13, 2013, file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez reacts after striking out in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in New York. Rodriguez has accepted his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball, the longest penalty in the sport's history related to performance-enhancing drugs. Rodriguez withdrew his lawsuits against MLB, Commissioner Bud Selig and the players' association to overturn his season-long suspension on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. AP

Alex Rodriguez accepted his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball on Friday, the longest penalty in the sport’s history related to performance-enhancing drugs.

Posted: February 8th, 2014 in Baseball,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

PBA sanctions Guiao: ‘Dirty finger’ costs fiery coach fine, suspension


Yeng Guiao’s “dirty finger,” seen live and on television over the weekend, just cost the Rain or Shine coach another P100,000 in fines and a one-game suspension.

Posted: February 5th, 2014 in Basketball,Editors' Picks,Headlines,PBA | Read More »

Arbitrator cuts A-Rod suspension to 162 games

In this Aug. 25, 2013 file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez watches from the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Rodriguez's drug suspension has been cut to 162 games from 211 by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz, a decision sidelining the New York Yankees third baseman the entire 2014 season. AP

Alex Rodriguez’s doping suspension was cut to 162 games from 211 by arbitrator Fredric Horowitz on Saturday, a decision the New York Yankees third baseman vowed to fight in federal court.

Posted: January 12th, 2014 in Latest Sports Stories,Multimedia,Photos,Photos and Videos | Read More »

A-Rod says ban ‘big burden,’ ready for appeal

New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez as he sits in the dugout before a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Alex Rodriguez said dealing with his 211-game suspension stemming from baseball’s Biogenesis drug investigation has been a “big burden” and adds he’s ready to face it “head on” when the arbitration hearing on his grievance begins Monday.

Posted: September 29th, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

UAAP upholds 2-game suspension on Mammie, reduces Casajeros’ to 1

Charles Mammie of UE (left).  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

University of the East got a slight reprieve on Friday as UAAP commuted Lord Casarejos’ suspension to a lone game although center Charles Mammie remained suspended for two.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,UAAP | Read More »

MLB: Dempster suspended 5 games for hitting A-Rod

In this Aug. 18, 2013 file photo, New York Yankees' Alex Rodriguez, center, is tended to by a trainer at first base after being hit by a pitch in the second inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox in Boston. Rodriguez got hit by a fastball from Boston starter Ryan Dempster.  AP

Boston’s Ryan Dempster accepted his punishment without admitting any misdeed.

Posted: August 21st, 2013 in Baseball,Latest Sports Stories,Other Sports,Section | Read More »

FEU guard RR Garcia slapped with one-game suspension


Snapping out of a losing skid is one thing, doing so without a key player is another.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,Section,UAAP | Read More »

Lebanon officially out of Asian Championships as Fiba upholds suspension


The International Basketball Federation upheld its decision to suspend Lebanon on Friday, leaving its national team, who are already in the country, with no choice but to fly back home.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Basketball,Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories,Section | Read More »

UE center Mammie suspended one game; 2 other players warned


University of the East center Charles Mammie was slapped with a one-game suspension, while two other UAAP players were given warnings by the league commissioner on Thursday.

Posted: July 11th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Heat’s Birdman suspended for game 6


Chris Andersen was suspended Friday by the NBA for his altercation with Tyler Hansbrough, leaving the Miami Heat without one of their best big men as they try to finish off the Indiana Pacers in Game 6.

Posted: June 1st, 2013 in Basketball,Latest Sports Stories,NBA | Read More »

FEU’s Romeo ‘suspended indefinitely’, says coach

Terrence Romeo FILE PHOTO

In an effort to teach Terrence Romeo the “value of humility,” Far Eastern University has decided to suspend the explosive guard “indefinitely.”

Posted: May 25th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Latest Sports Stories | Read More »

Boxer Chavez Jr. suspended, fined $900k for doping

Julio Cesar Chavez Jr., left, exchanges punches with Sergio Martinez during the WBC middleweight title fight, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012, in Las Vegas. Martinez won by unanimous decision. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

Mexican boxer Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. was suspended for nine months and fined $900,000 by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Thursday for a failed drug test last year.

Posted: March 1st, 2013 in Latest Sports Stories | Read More »



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