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Alex Eala loses to Swiss rival for second straight time

By JEREMIAH SEVILLA Swiss Simona Waltert is fast turning out to be the scourge of Alex Eala. Unable to sustain a strong start,  Eala crashed out of the W60 Bellinzona tournament in Switzerland after losing to hometown bet Simona Waltert for the second straight time, 7-5, 3-6, 6-2, in the third round on Thursday (early […]

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Perfect shooting, perfect comeback for Durant as Nets rap Pelicans

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Kevin Durant scored 17 points in his timely return from a 23-game injury absence as the Brooklyn Nets clobbered the New Orleans Pelicans, 139-111, on Wednesday in New York. It was a perfect shooting night for Durant whose return came after star point guard James Harden went out with a hamstring […]

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Historic finish for Pinay fencer at world tourney

By Waylon Galvez US-based Filipino fencer Daena Talavera made history when she finished seventh overall in the women’s cadet division in the Junior-Cadet World Championships last Wednesday in Cairo, Egypt.  The 16-year-old Talavera, a Grade 11 student at Clayton High School in Missouri, topped her pool play with a 5-0 record to claim the No. 5 […]

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Tiger crash due to ‘unsafe’ driving speed up to 87 mph – sheriff

LOS ANGELES (AFP) – Tiger Woods was driving at an “unsafe” speed nearly double the 45 mph limit when he crashed in California in February, Los Angeles County’s sheriff said Wednesday. Woods’s SUV was travelling at up to 87 miles (140 kilometers) an hour before it flew off the road and flipped several times during […]

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Gutsy Eala stuns Romanian foe, advances to Round-of-16

By KRISTEL SATUMBAGA Alex Eala recovered from a first-set hiccup and stunned Romanian 12th seed Laura-Ioana Paar, 6-7 (6), 6-1, 6-0, in the W60 Bellinzona tournament in Switzerland early Thursday, April 8. The win set up Eala a third-round date with wildcard bet Simona Waltert of Switzerland, who also pulled off a 3-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4 […]

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Jeremy Lin lauds Jordan Clarkson’s amazing season

By CARLO ANOLIN Asian connection, and respect for each other.Former NBA journeyman Jeremy Lin continues to bridge that connection with Utah Jazz star Jordan Clarkson.In recent exchange of tweets, Lin lauded the Filipino-American guard for his superb showing this season and hinted at the possibility of bagging the Sixth Man of the Year award with […]

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