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Foton up against Olympians

A strong field of former Olympians, national team players will be fielded by the competing teams against Foton Pilipinas when the AVC Asian Women’s Club Championship fires off on Saturday at the Alonte Sports Arena in Biñan City.

Minnesota Timberwolves shooting guard Andrew Wiggins has opted out of Team Canada duty as the country makes a last-gasp bid to qualify for the Rio de Janeiro Olympics.

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Ladon loses in gold bout

Light Flyweight Rogen Ladon, still ecstatic over his big win yesterday to earn a slot in the Rio de Janeiro Olympics later this year, fell short of his mission to preserve his lofty number one position here as he narrowly lost his finals bout with Hasanboy Dusmatov of Uzbekistan Friday afternoon.

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Ladon earns spot to Rio Olympics

QIAN’AN, China – This time, light flyweight Rogen Ladon would not be denied. Five months after narrowly losing his shot at qualifying to the Rio de Janeiro Olympics during the world championship in Doha, Ladon finally made it after outhitting and outsmarting Indian Devendro Singh Laisham in their semifinal bout in the AIBA Asian/Oceanian Olympic […]

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