Short in preparations but long in heart, Gilas 3X3 squad takes Olympics shot

Coach Ronnie Magsanoc (right) gives instructions to his 3X3 squad during training. —PHOTO COURTESY OF SBP The Gilas Pilipinas 3×3 squad left for Austria just before midnight on Sunday, bringing with them a basketball-crazed nation’s Olympic aspirations that has spanned for nearly half-a-century. Composed of Joshua Munzon, Alvin Pasaol, CJ Perez and Mo Tautuaa, the … Read more

Football: Chelsea secure Champions League spot despite Villa defeat, Football News & Top Stories

BIRMINGHAM (AFP) – Chelsea qualified for next season’s Champions League on Sunday (May 23) despite a 2-1 defeat at Aston Villa as Leicester’s loss against Tottenham saved the Blues’ top four place in a thrilling end to the Premier League season. Thomas Tuchel’s side were 14 minutes away from missing out on a top-four finish … Read more

Skateboarding takes its show to the Olympics

Over 20 years after its wintertime cousin, snowboarding, reluctantly took to the biggest stage in sports, skateboarding is grinding its way into the Olympics. The hotel door opens and, fast as that, the sound of polyurethane clicking across concrete begins. The rhythmic grrrr-chk-chk-grrrr-chk-chk-grrrr-chk-chk sound of wheels scooting over cracks in the sidewalk is a telltale … Read more

West Indies training camp hit by COVID-19; Jamaican pacer Marquino Mindley tests positive

“In accordance with the medical protocols established with the St Lucian Ministry of Health, Mindley, who is currently asymptomatic, will now self-isolate in his hotel room under the supervision of the Cricket West Indies (CWI) Medical Team until he returns two back-to-back negative results. “All other members of the training squad and coaching team were … Read more

Sunday morning Prep Rally: May 23, 2021

Sunday morning Prep Rally: May 23, 2021 Catch up on the latest high school sports news with the Sunday morning Prep Rally! DENVER — Don’t worry if you missed the Sunday morning Prep Rally: May 23, 2021, because you can watch it here! 9NEWS Prep Sports Reporter Scotty Gange brings us the latest high school … Read more

Formula One: Verstappen wins from pole in Monaco, takes lead in drivers’ standings, Formula One News & Top Stories

  MONACO (REUTERS) – Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won Formula One’s showcase Monaco Grand Prix for the first time in his career on Sunday (May 23) to lead the world championship. The 23-year-old Dutch driver started the day 14 points behind seven times world champion Lewis Hamilton and ended it four clear of the Mercedes … Read more