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Op-Ed: Mayweather, Pacquiao owe fans one good, legit fight

As fight fans continue to file charges against Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather and their respective teams for what they refer to as a fraudulent fight, stakeholders involved in selling the fight to the public should now offer a mutually acceptable option

Manny Pacquiao-Amir Khan fight looms

British boxing idol Amir Khan could be on a collision course with eight division world champion Manny Pacquiao next year if he can dispatch former Pacquiao foe Chris Algieri next Saturday at the Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York.

Mayweather, Pacquiao pass drug tests in last fight

Top boxers Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have passed all tests for performance enhancing drugs conducted by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in the buildup to their fight last May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev..

Filipino boxing star Manny Pacquiao not fighting this year

Manny Pacquiao won't be fighting twice this year as he usually does, following his right shoulder surgery stemming from his injury while training for his fight against Floyd Mayweather last May 2 at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Pacquiao tops list of richest congressmen in Philippines

Eight-division world champion and Philippine Congressman Manny Pacquiao remains on top of the list of richest members of the Philippine House of Representatives for the fifth straight year.

Op-Ed: Why Mayweather-Pacquiao rematch can still see commercial success

Three weeks after the controversial Mayweather-Pacquiao fight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, talks of a rematch continue in popular boxing sites and even on mainstream media.

Philippines says prepared to help boatpeople

Manila - The Philippines said Tuesday it was ready to help Rohingya and Bangladeshi boatpeople, as its Southeast Asian neighbours faced outrage for turning them away.

Op-Ed: Winner of Bradley-Vargas fight could face Pacquiao in December

The winner of the upcoming fight between Timothy Bradley and Jessie Vargas could have a rare opportunity to bag a lucrative fight against Filipino boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao late this year.

Filipino Eden Sonsona stops unbeaten Mexican Adrian Estrella

Filipino bantamweight contender Eden Sonsona of General Santos City, Philippines scored a knockout victory over previously unbeaten Adrian Estrella of Mexico Saturday at Auditorio Miguel Barragan, San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico

Philippines govt vows to punish anyone liable for deadly fire

Manila - The owners of a Philippine factory where 72 people died in a fire could face time in prison, a government task force said Saturday, vowing to punish anyone found responsible as anger grows over the tragedy.

Philippines factory fire highlights sweatshop abuses

Manila - The deaths of 72 people in a fire that gutted a footwear factory in the Philippine capital has exposed abusive conditions for millions of poor and desperate workers across the nation.

Op-Ed: U.S., China, Japan and the island dispute — U.S. deploys B1s

Sydney - The continuing escalation of the issues raised by China’s territorial claims in the South China Sea has increased the likelihood of some sort of conflict in future. China’s construction of artificial islands in the area has infuriated neighbors.

Basketball to keep Pacquiao in spotlight

Boxing fans won't see action in the ring in the next six to nine months as Manny Pacquiao recuperates from his shoulder injury while training for and during his fight against Floyd Mayweather on May 2 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Philippine factory fire kills 72, barred windows blamed

Manila - Seventy-two people died when a fire tore through a footwear factory in the Philippine capital, authorities said Thursday, as survivors blamed barred windows for the disaster and described sweatshop conditions.

Philippines blaze kills 28, dozens more feared dead

Manila - At least 28 people were killed and dozens more feared dead after a fire tore through a factory producing flip-flops in the Philippine capital Manila on Wednesday, the city's fire marshal said.

Philippines to announce national rules for ride-sharing

Manila - The Philippines has become the first country to come up with national rules governing Uber and other ride-sharing services, the transport department said Tuesday, following criticism of the industry as unsafe and unregulated.

Two dead as powerful typhoon clips north Philippines

Manila - Two people have been killed in a powerful typhoon that grazed the Philippines' northeastern tip, according to authorities who said Monday that the evacuation of coastal villages and volcanic slopes averted a higher toll.

Thousands flee as typhoon hits north Philippines

Manila - Typhoon Noul slammed into the northern tip of the Philippines Sunday, triggering warnings of possible flash floods, landslides and storm surges and prompting almost 3,000 people to flee their homes.

Hundreds flee rumbling Philippines volcano, typhoon

Sorsogon - Hundreds of people fled their homes on the slopes of a rumbling Philippine volcano on Friday as authorities warned of rain-driven mudflows from an approaching typhoon that could bury them alive.

Yo-Yo Mayweather calls Pacquiao coward, changes mind on rematch

The nickname nowadays for Floyd Mayweather is 'Money' but might be time for a change — to Yo-Yo. Initially the winner of the superfight over Manny Pacquiao said there'd be no rematch then on Tuesday he said there would be. Today? Back to no.
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