Donaire KOs Oubaali to reclaim WBC title

Nonito Donaire used a powerful left hook and three knockdowns to become the oldest fighter to win a bantamweight title with a fourth round knockout of WBC champion Nordine Oubaali on Saturday night in Los Angeles. The 38-year-old Donaire reach


BCDA vows strict protocols at FIBA Bubble in Clark

The Bases Conversion and Development Authority has assured that strict health protocols will be implemented to ensure the safety of over 600 local and foreign players, coaches, and tournament staff during the International Basketball Federation Asia Cup Qualifiers, to be


Taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa clinches Olympic spot

Taekwondo jin Kurt Barbosa became the ninth Filipino athlete to earn a spot in the Tokyo Olympics after securing a top two finish in the Asian qualifiers in Amman. The former University Athletic Association of the Philippines’ Most Valuable Player


Pacquiao to fight Spence

Philippine boxing icon Manny Pacquiao said he will fight unbeaten unified welterweight world champion Errol Spence in Las Vegas in August. The 42-year-old legend will be fighting for the first time since he beat Keith Thurman in July 2019 for


6 Negrenses in volleyball pool lauded

The Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Negros Occidental has commended the six Negrenses recently named to the national volleyball team pool. The SP unanimously passed a resolution during its regular session Tuesday afternoon, congratulating the volleyball and beach volleyball athletes from the


Spieth, McIlroy seek milestones in PGA

One of the world’s most formidable courses will test golf’s greatest players when the PGA Championship begins Thursday at wind-swept Kiawah Island, the longest layout in major tournament history. Three-time major winner Jordan Spieth chases a career Grand Slam while


Matsuyama returns at PGA Byron Nelson

Masters champion Hideki Matsuyama will try to recapture his form after a month off, including a celebration in Japan, when he tees off Thursday at the US PGA Byron Nelson tournament. Matsuyama became the first men’s major winner from Japan

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Delta variant no laughing matter

Take the Delta variant seriously. Get your vaccines. National Task Force Against Covid-19 Deputy Chief Implementer Secretary Vince Dizon said yesterday these are crucial to curb the spread of the more transmissible coronavirus variant. “We need to take seriously this

Heartbreaks at the Olympics

I was hoping to write about the President’s State of the Nation Address in this column, but it is almost 4 p.m. already and I have an appointment that I cannot forego. So, I guess I will have to hold

Guv: Duterte pleased with ELCAC gains

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Negros Occidental Gov. Eugenio Jose Lacson said the last State of the Nation Address of President Rodrigo Duterte revealed his hopes upon his assumption of office, the achievements of his administration, the challenges during his term,

New HQ for Escalante cops

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN The Escalante City Police Station in Negros Occidental will soon have a new home. P/Lt. Col. Gil John Despi, Escalante City police chief, said yesterday that they are now preparing to transfer to their new city

CLMMRH prepared for Delta variant

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III “Do not worry,” Dr. Julius Drilon, chief of the Corazon Locsin Montelibano Memorial Regional Hospital in Bacolod City, assured the public over the weekend. Because, he said, the “CLMMRH is prepared in case of a

Benitez sure of petition dismissal

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN Former Rep. Alfredo Benitez said yesterday he is confident that the Comelec Election Registration Board will dismiss the opposition filed against his transfer of voter’s registration from Victorias City to Bacolod City, with evidences he had