CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- The city's boxing team is mulling to compete with other boxing teams around the world in the upcoming 2019 Arafura Games in Australia, Mayor Oscar Moreno said Monday.
Sour Swede Sven-Goran Eriksson scrapped dinner plans with old foe Marcello Lippi after China thrashed his Philippines side 3-0 on Friday to reach the last 16 of the Asian Cup.
AFP Sport looks at five things we learned from the opening round of group games at the Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates:
Prolific goal scorer Hwang Ui-jo snatched a second-half winner as South Korea beat Sven-Goran Eriksson's Philippines 1-0 at the Asian Cup on Monday.
South Korea are hoping Son Heung-min's dazzling pace and goals can help them end a 59-year wait to be crowned continental kings as the newly expanded Asian Cup starts at the weekend.
Serena Williams has posted an inspirational New Year message to mums and dads juggling parenthood with work, saying "anything is possible".
Christmas in Australia means summer – and summer means no snowmen, just the sunny outdoors and the beach!
Yeng Guiao has been named the head coach for Gilas Pilipinas on a permanent basis.