PH rowers target Paris berths in Korea qualifier

Cris Nievarez, in action in this file photo, becomes the first Filipino rower to make the Games’ quarterfinals. —INQUIRER FILE PHOTO Cris Nievarez banners a lean Philippine rowing team that will set up camp in China starting this week as they gun for Olympic berths in Paris later this year through the Asian and Oceania…

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Jesse Lingard: Ex-Manchester United winger set for shock South Korea move to FC Seoul | Football News

Former Manchester United winger Jesse Lingard is close to completing a shock move to South Korean side FC Seoul. It is understood the 31-year-old has verbally agreed a two-year deal with the option of a further year and is due to fly out and complete the move in the coming days. Lingard, who is a…

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Abando, in same shoes as OFW mom, shares struggles in Korea

Rhenz Abando of Anyang KGC in the Korean Basketball League during an East Asia Super League (EASL) media session at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City. MANILA, Philippines—Back at home, Rhenz Abando kept it real about his life playing basketball overseas and said it hasn’t been easy. While the money and fame are undoubtedly there for…

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Migs Oczon flies to Korea, set to make KBL debut

Former St. Benilde Blazer Migs Oczon is set to make his debut in the Korean Basketball League. –MARLO CUETO MANILA, Philippines — Migs Oczon has flown to South Korea as he is expected to debut for the Ulsan Hyundai Mobis Phoebus on New Year’s Eve in the Korean Basketball League (KBL). The former College of…

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PH batters bow to South Korea, must beat Taiwanese next

Philippines at Asian Baseball Championship. –CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Philippines took a lopsided 8-2 loss at the hands of South Korea on Friday and saw its chances of advancing to the finals of the Asian Baseball Championship dim considerably at Taipei Dome in Taiwan. A two-run fourth inning that tied the count at 2-2 was the…

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Son Heung-min called in for South Korea for 2026 World Cup qualifying

South Korea’s midfielder #07 Son Heung-min applauds supporters after his team lost the Qatar 2022 World Cup round of 16 football match between Brazil and South Korea at Stadium 974 in Doha on December 5, 2022. (Photo by MANAN VATSYAYANA / AFP) Son Heung-min will join South Korea for its opening game in World Cup…

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Gilas Women ousted by South Korea in Asian Games

Gilas Pilipinas Women in the 19th Asian Games. MANILA, Philippines–Gilas Pilipinas Women’s Asian Games campaign ended at the hands of South Korea on Monday night following a 93-71 loss in Hangzhou, China. The Koreans dealt damage from inside and out for an early lead that kept Gilas in catch-up mode for most of the game…

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Asian Games: Tears as South Korea beats China for badminton gold

Gold medalists from South Korea celebrate during the medals ceremony for the women’s team badminton event at the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou in China’s eastern Zhejiang province on October 1, 2023. (Photo by ADEK BERRY / AFP) South Korea’s badminton squad raced onto the court and some players were in tears after steamrolling hosts…

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North Korea scores big win over South Korea in Asian Games football

North Korea’s players celebrate a goal in the women’s football quarter-final match between South Korea and North Korea during the Hangzhou 2022 Asian Games in Wenzhou, China’s eastern Zhejiang province on September 30, 2023. (Photo by Hector RETAMAL / AFP) HANGZHOU, China–North Korea struck three late goals to secure a 4-1 win over neighbor South…

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Divided again, South Korea beats North Korea in Asian Games basketball

Asian Games – Hangzhou 2022 – Basketball – Hangzhou Olympic Sports Centre Gymnasium, Hangzhou, China – September 29, 2023 South Korean players celebrate while North Korean players wave to the crowd after the match REUTERS/Ann Wang HANGZHOU, China–Having played in a unified team at the Asian Games in Jakarta five years ago, North and South…

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