Category: SPORTS


Jump in coronavirus cases jolts NBA

The NBA is set to return with a 22-team format at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando, Florida, with a tentative start date of July 31.

But the league is still wrestling with the virus, which has killed more people in the United States than any other country, and a surge in case numbers not seen since April, including in Florida.


UAAP Season 82 ‘cancelled’ due to Covid-19

MANILA — The University Athletic Association of the Philippines announced on Saturday that it is cancelLing the ongoing season due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-2019). The announcement, written by Season 82 president Emmanuel Fernandez and executive director Rebo Saguisag, came on the heels of a community quarantine imposed in Metro Manila beginning Sunday (March 15)...


NBA suspends season after player diagnosed with Covid-19

WASHINGTON — The US National Basketball Association (NBA) announced Wednesday that it is suspending the remainder of the season after a Utah Jazz player tested positive for the novel coronavirus. The decision came after a delay in the Jazz’s game against the Oklahoma City Thunder at Chesapeake Energy Arena. The NBA said in a statement that...


Filipino hero surfer scoops gold; to be feted at Palace

MANILA — A Filipino surfer who rescued his Indonesian rival during the surfing preliminaries two days ago, captured the gold medal in the ongoing 30th Southeast Asian Games. Roger Casugay tallied 14.50 points in the men’s longboard open finals to beat fellow Filipino Rogelio Esquievel Jr. for the gold in the surfing competitions in San Juan,...