For eighth straight season, UST sets UAAP gold standard

The University of Santo Tomas (UST) has long been the measure of athletic excellence in the UAAP. That remained the same on Wednesday when the school’s wide participation and strong finishes resulted in an eighth straight general championship in the seniors division—and seventh straight in the juniors field. “I’m happy, and I know the whole…

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Courage Mon Ami ruled out of Ascot Gold Cup defence after setback | Racing News

Courage Mon Ami will not defend his Gold Cup title at Royal Ascot after suffering a setback. The five-year-old was bought privately by Wathnan Racing ahead of last year’s meeting, having won each of his three previous starts for breeder Anthony Oppenheimer. Courage Mon Ami then provided one of the moments of the meeting as…

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EJ Obiena gets Paris Olympics boost with LA Grand Prix gold

EJ Obiena of the Philippines clears the bar in the men’s pole vault during the 2024 USATF Los Angeles Grand Prix at UCLA’s Drake Stadium on May 18, 2024 in Los Angeles, California. Katharine Lotze/Getty Images/AFP EJ Obiena, hands down the nation’s brightest hope for a medal in the Paris Olympics, opened his 2024 Olympic…

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Karl Eldrew Yulo wins vault gold in Asian Championships

FILE–Karl Eldrew Yulo. Photo from Japanese coach Munehiro Kugimiya Karl Eldrew Yulo turned last year’s silver finish into gold at the Asian Artistic Gymnastics Championships in Tashkent, Uzbekistan. Barely missing victory in the vault during the previous continental showpiece in Singapore, Yulo captured the ultimate prize this time in the junior category for his first…

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Carlos Yulo dazzles in floor for second gold in Asian meet

FILE–The Philippines’ Carlos Yulo competes in the Men’s Floor Final during the 52nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, in Antwerp, northern Belgium, on October 7, 2023. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) Carlos Yulo burst into the limelight with a hair-raising act in the floor exercise in a world championship atmosphere. The Filipino bundle of…

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Yulo snares Doha Worlds bars gold; PH qualifies two more for Paris Olympics

FILE–The Philippines’ Carlos Yulo competes in the Men’s Floor Final during the 52nd FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Championships, in Antwerp, northern Belgium, on October 7, 2023. (Photo by Lionel BONAVENTURE / AFP) Carlos Yulo’s initial plans of scouting the Olympics opposition in the FIG Artistic Gymnastics World Cup Series yielded two great results that signaled…

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A gold in Paris means a home in Olympic Village

Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino —INQUIRER FILE PHOTO The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and Cignal sealed a partnership on Thursday for the airing of action in the 2024 Paris Olympics later in the year, during which POC President Bambol Tolentino also pledged a house and lot for a gold medal by any Filipino in the summer spectacle.…

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Novak Djokovic has not ruled out competing for Los Angeles Olympic gold in 2028 at age of 41 | Tennis News

World No 1 Novak Djokovic has not ruled out competing for the Los Angeles Olympic gold in 2028 at the age of 41. The 24-time Grand Slam winner has only managed a bronze in four trips to the Olympics, though he will have another opportunity to improve his medal record in Paris this summer. Djokovic…

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Hora rules Go For Gold Criterium Race Series 1 in Clark

Riders of top cycling teams Go for Gold, Phl Navy Standard, 711 and Excellent Noodles electrify the crowd at the first-ever Go for Gold Criterium Race Series with an intense finish in the Men Pro/Elite category. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Esteve Hora Jr. sprinted in the last few hundred meters with all his might to rule the…

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World Indoor Championships: Josh Kerr storms to 3,000m gold as Molly Caudery wins women’s pole vault

Josh Kerr ended Scotland’s 31-year wait for a world indoor title and did so on home turf as he stormed to 3,000 metres gold in Glasgow. Kerr powered away on the final lap to win comfortably in 7:42.98, with defending champion Selemon Barega fading down the final straight as he was beaten to silver by…

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