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Quintana sets sight on Tour de France

NAIRO QUINTANA (Movistar) has revealed that he will ride the Tour de France in 2019, though the remainder of his program and the makeup...

Avancini makes Brazil proud

ONE week after the cross-country Olympic and downhill International Cycling Union (UCI) Mountain Bike World Championships, off-road action shifted to Auronzo in Italy for...

British Cycling rolls out new-look kit for Worlds

BRITISH Cycling and Kalas have unveiled a new racing kit to be used by British riders at the International Cycling Union (UCI) Road World...

Japan’s Rugby World Cup prepares for typhoons, earthquakes

TOKYO—Organizers of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics are concerned about it. So are those running the Rugby World Cup in Japan, which opens with Japan...

U.C.I. Road World Championships no place like home

RIDERS have few opportunities to represent their country, and the International Cycling Union (UCI) World Championships are among the rare occasions they can compete...

Allianz signs up as Olympics sponsor

THE International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced recently that Allianz signed up as a global Olympics sponsor from 2021 to 2028, adding that the global...

National U, DLSU chess bets sparkle

NATIONAL University (NU) and De La Salle opened their title-retention bids in the men’s and women’s division by topping Ateneo in the University Athletic...

Mavs owner Cuban donates $10 million after workplace probe

DALLAS—Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to help further the cause of women in sports and raise awareness about...

Ladies tennis meet set at Manila Polo

THE Philippine Ladies Tennis League 2018 kicks off in Manila Polo on Monday up to October 19 with players from 18 teams seeing action...

Southwoods leads Pradera by 3 points

DAVAO CITY – Manila Southwoods will take a three-point lead over defending champion Pradera Verde going into the final round of the 13th Philippine Airlines...

Woods proud to be back at East Lake for FedEx Cup...

ATLANTA—Tiger Woods is facing long odds of capturing the FedEx Cup and the $10-million bonus. That’s all relative this year. Just having his own parking spot...

Wawrinka reaches quarters in Saint Petersburg Open

SAINT PETERSBURG, Russia—Stan Wawrinka kept his injury comeback on track with a hard-fought win over Karen Khachanov to reach the quarterfinals of the Saint...

Osaka dominant on return to action in Japan

TOKYO—Naomi Osaka’s homecoming couldn’t have gone much better. Playing in her first tournament since winning the US Open, third-seeded Osaka impressed her Japanese fans on...

Del Rosario, princess of endurance sports in Batang Pinoy National Championships

BAGUIO CITY—Nicole Marie del Rosario pedaled and ran her way to three gold medals in cycling and duathlon to emerge as the princess of...

Gin Kings battle Elite

BARANGAY Ginebra San Miguel and Blackwater clash in battle of unbeaten leaders  in the Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup on Friday at the Smart...

No Ronaldo? No problem for Madrid, Juventus in Champs League

GENEVA—Real Madrid managed to win easily in the Champions League without Cristiano Ronaldo. So did Juventus, after its superstar signing was tearfully sent off...

Southwoods hangs on to slim lead in PAL Ladies Interclub

MANILA Southwoods hung on to a slim three-point lead over defending champion Pradera Verde on Thursday, promising a thrilling weekend in the 13th Philippine Airlines...

Red Lions prevail; Codinera quits as Chiefs coach

Robert Bolick put on a scoring clinic in the third quarter as San Beda overpowered Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC), 76-57, on Thursday to continue...

North, South Korea to bid for 2032 games

PYONGYANG, North Korea—North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in said in a statement on Wednesday that the countries planned...

Esports giant Riot Games lands major deal

NEW YORK—Esports giant Riot Games is adding its first global sponsor, even as the company behind League of Legends contends with backlash over claims...