AFTER that loss against Chinese Taipei, a lot of questions were raised against the Philippines. Last night, Gilas Pilipinas answered them all, showing tremendous defense and tenacity in offence in routing Japan, 90-71, in the second round of eliminations in the Fiba Asia Men’s championships.
The Philippines is now 2-1 in Group E—where the top three teams of Groups A and B are pooled—trailing Qatar (3-0) and Chinese Taipei (3-0), which won earlier. (READ MORE)
IN A bid to promote environmental awareness, protection and sustainability, Ayala-led Manila Water has linked arms with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-National Capital Region (DENR) and the La Mesa Watershed Multi-Sectoral Management Council (LMWMMC) to rehabilitate portions of the La Mesa Watershed in Quezon City. Manila Water headed by its Operations Group Director
ALL he wanted was a romantic getaway in a tropical island, but two-time Olympian Courtney Atkinson ended up beating fellow Australians to rule the pro men’s division of the Cobra Energy Drink 70.3 Ironman Philippines yesterday at the Shangri-La Mactan Resort and Spa in Lapu-Lapu City.
Atkinson, a veteran of the 2008 and 2012 Olympics who has seven International Triathlon Union titles, finished the 1.9-kilometer swim, 90-kilometer bike and 21-kilometer run in 3:58:07. He was more than a minute ahead of three-time champion Pete Jacobs (3:59:09), who settled for second despite slashing some seven minutes from his time last year. David Dellow was third in 4:02:22, while two-time world champion Chris McCormack was fourth in 4:02:22. Brent McMahon got fifth place in 4:04:05. READ MORE