ADELAIDE 36ERS FACEBOOK PAGEKAI Sotto has taken his talents from Australia to Japan to play for the Hiroshima Dragonflies.The Dragonflies yesterday announced the signing of the 7-foot-3 Filipino sensation, who they consider as one of the best players in Asia at only 20 years old.“Same as Rui Hachimura and Yuta Watanabe, Kai Sotto who is drawing so much attention from ...

GRANDMASTER Darwin Laylo is back on top as the country’s top chess player after 17 years. — NATIONAL CHESS FEDERATION OF THE PHILIPPINESAFTER a 17-year wait, Grandmaster (GM) Darwin Laylo is back on top as the country’s top chess player.The 42-year-old Mr. Laylo recalled the old form that pushed him to the pedestal in 2004 and 2006 in ruling the ...

(LEFT TO RIGHT) Tournament director Ren De Vera, 5th leg champion Denden Santos, organizer Rubilen AmitPHILIPPINE pool queen Rubilen Amit is far from calling it a career.But when the time comes, she hopes to leave a legacy not just by winning tournaments, but by paving the path she took when she emerged as one of the best female players in ...

CAVITE Governor Jonvic Remulla will take the place of Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) President Al Panlilio as the country’s chef-de-mission (CDM) to next year’s Paris Olympics.Mr. Remulla got the important task yesterday from Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham Tolentino and the former will immediately fill the vacuum left by Mr. Panlilio, who begged off due to his busy ...

THE PREMIER League (PL) has referred Manchester City to an independent commission over more than 100 alleged breaches of finance rules since the club were acquired by the Abu Dhabi-based City Football Group.The referral came weeks before the expected publication of a government white paper set to recommend the establishment of an independent regulator in English soccer to deal with ...

PHOENIX Suns President and CEO Jason Rowley resigned Monday, hours before the team’s sale was officially approved by the National Basketball Association (NBA) Board of Governors.Mr. Rowley’s exit was announced to the organization in an email sent by Suns interim governor Sam Garvin and obtained by ESPN.“I wanted to let you know that Jason Rowley made the decision to leave ...

No doubt about it. The Mavericks have become much, much more competitive after they landed eight-time All-Star Kyrie Irving in a trade with the embattled Nets. In winning the sweepstakes for the mercurial guard, they latched on to the type of marquee name franchise foundation Luka Doncic had been seeking. They bid goodbye to a bevy of assets in the ...

BW FILE PHOTO(Part 3)When the Senators start to deliberate on the Maharlika Investment Fund, they should make it a point to avoid wasting their time raising objections to features of the old version that have already been eliminated precisely in response to the very valid criticisms by some top leading economists, lawyers, bankers, and other experts on the issue of ...

PHILIPPINE STAR/KRIZ JOHN ROSALESUnited States Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III, during his visit to Manila last week, reaffirmed his country’s commitment to help the Philippines strengthen its defense posture. The US would support the Philippines in case of attacks, he said. Citing the deep, strong, and lasting ties between the two countries, Mr. Austin and his Philippine counterpart, Defense Secretary ...

FOR THOSE BETTING against the world’s ability to kick its carbon addiction, the commodities boom of the past few years has provided fresh ammunition. Tesla, Inc.’s Model 3 contained 4.5 kilograms of cobalt in its power pack in 2018, materials analyst Benchmark Minerals Intelligence estimated at the time. Scale that up to the 7.8 million electric vehicles sold last year ...