1 of 2 FILIPINO boxers Carlo Paalam and Eumir Felix D. Marcial ended up in different poles in semifinal boxing action in the Tokyo Games on Thursday. Flyweight Mr. Paalam booked a spot in the gold medal match after defeating hometown bet Ryomei Tanaka by unanimous decision while middleweight Marcial lost to Oleksandr Khyzhniak of Ukraine by split decision in ...

FILIPINO athletes who saw action in the Tokyo Games but were not able to win a medal stand to receive incentives as well, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) announced on Thursday. In a statement, POC President Abraham N. Tolentino said the sports body and the MVP Sports Foundation of businessman Manny V. Pangilinan will reward the non-medalists on Team Philippines ...

YUKA SASO of the Philippines in action. -- REUTERS BIANCA Pagdanganan slipped on the leaderboard while Yuka Saso advanced as Philippines golf's campaign in the women's individual stroke play in the Tokyo Games continued in the second round at the Kasimugaseki Golf Club on Thursday. At joint seventh place after the opening round the previous day where she scored a ...

THE PLDT Home Fibr Power Hitters and Cignal HD Spikers are out to finish a rough PVL Open Conference run on a high note. -- PVL MEDIA BUREAU THE PLDT Home Fibr Power Hitters and Cignal HD Spikers have had it rough in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Open Conference but both are looking to finish their respective campaigns on ...

LOS ANGELES -- The flurry of deals the Los Angeles Lakers have made during free agency have led critics to point out that the "purple and gold" could look more like the "purple and old" after the team sacrificed young talent to bring in veteran players. After adding Carmelo Anthony, 37, Trevor Ariza, 36, and Dwight Howard, 35, the team ...

The Lakers have had to look at the colloquial adage "If it ain't broke, don't fix it" from varied perspectives over the last couple of years. They rebooted the cast around All-Stars LeBron James and Anthony Davis in the offseason following their successful championship run in the National Basketball Association bubble of 2020, never mind that it seemed to have ...

REUTERSWASHINGTON -- The Biden administration is developing a plan to require nearly all foreign visitors to the United States to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) as part of eventually lifting travel restrictions that bar much of the world from entering the United States, a White House official told Reuters on Wednesday. The White House wants to re-open ...

Eumir Marcial of the Philippines in action against Oleksandr Khyzhniak of Ukraine -- REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino Bronze medalist Eumir Felix D. Marcial, who lost by split decision to his Ukrainian opponent Oleksandr Khyzhniak in a semi-final match in the men's middleweight boxing division, will come home to at least P7 million pesos total for his stint at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ...

TOKYO -- Japan decided on Thursday to expand its coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency restrictions to cover more than 70% of the population, as a surge in cases strains the medical system in the Olympics host city Tokyo and elsewhere. Coronavirus infections are rising faster than ever as new cases hit record highs in Tokyo, overshadowing the July 23-Aug. 8 ...

John Lewis is among the companies “named and shamed” in a government list of employers found to be paying staff below the legal minimum wage. The employee-owned partnership was one of 191 companies including care homes, childcare services and farms that were fined for owing a total of £2.1m to more than 34,000 workers, as part of the government’s ...