Game officials amazingly called Nieto for a blocking foul, putting Mbala on the free throw line with 36.6 seconds left in the second quarter and La Salle down 43-36. That frightening sequence sent Ateneo supporters up in arms, especially Nieto’s father, Jett, who was overheard lashing out at Mbala. … [Read more...] about Casualty of war?
Seven-foot-two wonder Kai Sotto nearly completed one off James, but his two-handed dunk attempt bounced off the rim. Still, the opportunity to play with the four-time NBA MVP was unforgettable for the young prodigy, who hours earlier was given a few points during a training session at Kerry Sports gym in Bonifacio Global City. … [Read more...] about Memories of the King on his 3rd visit
Batang Gilas mentor Mike Oliver said that while it was their defense that led them to victory, they still have to develop it further along with other aspects of their game since the next tournament – the FIBA Asia – would be tougher in the face of powerhouse teams from China, Korea, Iran, New Zealand, and Australia. … [Read more...] about Sweet U-16 champs!
Veteran jockey Dilema rebounded from his runner-up finish in the Colts’ race with a masterful ride atop Speedmatic, who measured the field three-fourths of the way, before unleashing a terrific burst of speed in the straight to leave her rivals eating her dust for the five-length win. … [Read more...] about Cabo Negro, Speedmatic share spotlight
In a rare court proceeding Monday, lawyers for the Bruno Manser Fund (BMF), a Swiss NGO that works to conserve tropical rainforests, will ask for sensitive financial records from three major banks and an accounting firm. BMF and the Malaysian activists allege Sakto Corp., based in Ottawa, may have amassed its fortune in part by laundering money from corruption in the Malaysian timber industry. … [Read more...] about Malaysian conservation activists in Toronto to seek justice in rare court proceeding