The FIA has released the provisional calendar for the 2017 season, featuring 21 races in a similar order to this year's.
There will be no additional or axed rounds for 2017, although the Canadian, German and Brazilian Grands Prix remain subject to confirmation for financial reasons.
The date of the Australian Grand Prix has been pushed back to allow teams a longer period of development time for their 2017 cars and China has been turned into a back-to-back race with Bahrain to accommodate the later start date.
Malaysia has been positioned ahead of Singapore, which now becomes a back-to-back with Japan. Meanwhile, Mexico will be a week later, making it a back-to-back with Brazil rather than the USA....
The world's leading mixed martial arts organization UFC is bringing out the big guns to help promote its second event in the Philippines on October 15 at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay.
To furthest boost 'UFC Fight Night Manila: Lamas vs. Penn', MMA legend Chuck Liddell, former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis, Alistair Overeem, Michael Chiesa and retired Fil-Am fighter Mark Muñoz are flying to the Philippines on fight week.
Besides getting a visit from the MMA stars mentioned, the UFC is also set to host an open workout on October 12 at Mall of Asia in Pasay....
“I am very sad not to be able to compete at the China Open this year. I am still recovering from my elbow injury and have been advised not to play tournaments until my condition improves and allows me to compete. I will continue with my rehabilitation and hope to be able to return to the ATP World Tour as soon as possible,” Djokovic said. “The China Open is one of my favourite tournaments. I have had a lot of success there, winning the title six times. I love competing in front of the passionate Chinese fans, and I look forward to coming back to Beijing in the future.”
The six-time China Open champion owns a perfect 29-0 record at the ATP World Tour 500 tournament in the Chinese capital....
Saunders (23-0, 12 KOs), 27, of England, who previously avoided a world title unification fight with Gennady Golovkin despite calling him out and then being offered a career payday to fight him, will be fighting for the first time since December, when he eked out a majority decision to win the title from Ireland's Andy Lee.
Saunders was supposed to make his initial defense against Ukraine's Max Bursak on April 30 in London, but pulled out after suffering a left hand injury. Saunders took the fight with Bursak after rejecting the offer to unify with Golovkin on April 23....
WUHAN, China - No.3 seed Agnieszka Radwanska scored an important win as the chase for the final six spots in the BNP Paribas WTA Finals Singapore presented by SC Global heats up, ousting friend and former No.1 Caroline Wozniacki, 6-4, 6-2, at the Dongfeng Motor Wuhan Open.
"I'm just very glad to win this match in two sets," she said during her on-court interview. "Obviously, it's never easy against Caroline and, well, I was just playing very good tennis tonight and I'm very happy for the win."
Radwanska and Wozniacki had met 13 times coming into Wednesday night's encounter, and played a thrilling three-setter just last week at the Toray Pan Pacific Open, which Wozniacki won from a set down en route to the title....
|Team History (Last 10 Conferences)|
|2015-2016 Philippine Cup||5||7||0.417||8th|
|2014-2015 Governors' Cup||6||6||0.500||6th|
|2014-2015 Commissioners' Cup||5||7||0.417||7th|
|2014-2015 Philippine Cup||4||8||0.333||9th|
|2013-2014 Governors' Cup||3||7||0.300||8th|
|2013-2014 Commissioners' Cup||2||7||0.222||9th|
|2013-2014 Philippine Cup||5||11||0.312||6th|
|2012-2013 Governors' Cup||4||6||0.400||6th|
|2012-2013 Commissioners' Cup||5||9||0.357||9th|
|2012-2013 Philippine Cup||4||10||0.286||9th|