Lascuña holds provisional lead as rain halts play

Antonio Lascuña—FILE PHOTO LAUREL, BATANGAS—Heavy midday rains forced suspension of second round play in the ICTSI Splendido Taal Championship on Wednesday, but not after Antonio Lascuña engineered a shakeup in the leaderboard to grab the provisional lead with still six holes left in his round. Finally getting his groove after failing to turn in practice…

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Team USA holds off Australia in Paris Olympics tuneup

Australia’s centre #22 Will Magnay vies for the ball against USA’s forward #14 Anthony Davis during the Basketball Showcase friendly match between the United States and Australia at Etihad Arena in Abu Dhabi on July 15, 2024. (Photo by Giuseppe CACACE / AFP) There was a lot for the U.S. Olympic team to like on…

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Stephen Holt holds big lead in Rookie of Year race

FILE–Terrafirma Dyip and Stephen Holt. –PBA IMAGES Terrafirma’s Stephen Holt is in a position to capture the PBA Rookie of the Year award after leading the statistical points race after the league’s 48th season. The league bared Tuesday that the top overall pick of last year’s draft compiled 34.1 Statistical Points to gain a wide…

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Austrian GP Sprint Qualifying: Max Verstappen holds off Lando Norris challenge for pole | F1 News

Max Verstappen pipped Lando Norris to pole for Saturday morning’s Sprint race at the Austrian GP as F1 2024’s top two continued their increasingly close battle for supremacy in F1. Verstappen topped all three segments of Sprint Qualifying, the first two from Mercedes’ George Russell, at his team’s home Red Bull Ring but was pushed…

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Ramos holds sway and breaks through

Sean Ramos celebrates maiden pro triumph. —CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Using another hot front nine to open his round, Sean Ramos on Friday fired a five-under-par 67 to rule the ICTSI Lakewood Championship for his first win on the Philippine Golf Tour carved out against some of the circuit’s best and seasoned players. Protecting a one-shot lead…

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DP World Tour: Nacho Elvira holds on to win Soudal Open by one shot as Niklas Norgaard fails to force play-off | Golf News

Nacho Elvira held on to win the Soudal Open in Belgium by one shot and clinch a second DP World title and first in three years. Spaniard Elvira began the final round with a four-stroke lead and extended that to five but the chasing pack trimmed his advantage and Denmark’s Nicolas Norgaard missed a birdie…

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Thai ace holds on to win despite a 74

Thailand’s PK Kongkraphan had just enough buffer in the final round on Thursday as a two-over-par 74 proved enough to hold off Filipino Harmie Constantino and two Taiwanese for the ICTSI Luisita Ladies International title at the age-old layout north of Manila. The 7-year US Ladies Professional Golf Association veteran survived three straight bogeys from

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PBA: Ginebra holds off Magnolia

Barangay Ginebra guard Maverick Ahanmisi.–MARLO CUETO/INQUIRER.net MANILA, Philippines–Barangay Ginebra got it together in the second half to slip past sister team but fierce rival Magnolia, 87-77, in the Easter Sunday nightcap of the PBA Philippine Cup doubleheader. Maverick Ahanmisi scored 16 points, including a tough triple with 36.3 remaining to douse a late Hotshots fightback…

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NorthPort holds off Phoenix for second win

NorthPort Batang Pier’s Arvin Tolentino in the PBA Philippine Cup. –PBA IMAGES MANILA, Philippines–NorthPort averted disaster on Friday night, turning back a hard-fighting Phoenix, 124-120, in the PBA Philippine Cup at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Cubao. The Batang Pier held off the conference-debuting Fuel Masters down the stretch behind the efforts of cornerstone Arvin Tolentino…

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Travis Kelce holds up ‘end of the bargain’ with Taylor Swift

Taylor Swift kisses Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce after the NFL Super Bowl 58 football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2024, in Las Vegas. The Chiefs won 25-22 against the 49ers. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson) LAS VEGAS — Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce shook off a frustrating first…

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