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TNT looks to continue push for top two finish

SMOKING-hot TNT KaTropa return to PBA Philippine Cup action today, looking to sustain their solid form of late and continue their assault on a top two finish heading into the next round of the season-opening Philippine Basketball Association tournament.

Lady Warriors still have much to fight for in Season 81

WHILE an appearance in the Final Four in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines is still a proposition that remains to be seen, the University of the East Lady Warriors are undeterred by it, believing that there is still much to fight for in the ongoing tournament.

Belingon ready for Fernandes in rematch in Japan

IN the aftermath of his conquest of the ONE Championship world bantamweight title last November, Filipino Kevin “The Silencer” Belingon knew that he had not seen the last of erstwhile champion Bibiano “The Flash” Fernandes of Brazil; that their paths would cross anew.

Alaska halts slide with huge win over Meralco

THE telling slide of the Alaska Aces in the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup came to an end on Wednesday as they swung back into winning with a 92-77 victory over the Meralco Bolts at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

UE starts 2nd round on the right foot, beats NU

THE University of the East Lady Warriors began their UAAP Season 81 second-round campaign on the right foot, chalking up a victory over the National University Lady Bulldogs in four sets on Wednesday at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

Olympian Louganis to be part of Red Bull Cliff Diving World...

THE Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series-Season 11, which kicks in El Nido, Palawan, next month, will have a familiar face on the sidelines as Olympian Greg Louganis is back to serve as sports director.

Jr. NBA Philippines to hold Benguet camp

THE REGIONAL selection camp of Jr. NBA Philippines 2019 moves to Benguet this weekend where it will share its basketball participation program to boys and girls anchored on fundamentals and core values of the game.

Lagging teams in key PBA matches today

STRUGGLING teams in the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup battle in key matches today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

UAAP: Ateneo starts 2nd round vs UST

SECOND-ROUND action in women’s volleyball in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippine begins today with the league-leading Ateneo Lady Eagles headlining the festivities.

National Geographic’s Earth Day run set on April 14 at MOA...

THE much-awaited annual run for Mother Earth in the country is to happen next month as National Geographic’s Earth Day run is to be staged once again.

No easy road

At the weekend Gilas Pilipinas and the entire nation finally got to know where the country will begin its FIBA Basketball World Cup campaign later this year after the official draw was made in Shenzhen, China.

UAAP: Rondina, Laure lead volleyball scoring

THE first round of the eliminations of Season 81 University Athletic Association of the Philippines women’s volleyball came to an end on Sunday with the University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses figuring prominently in key statistics, particularly in the scoring department.

Loman, others did well in introducing themselves to local fans —...

WHEN BRAVE Combat Federation held its first-ever event in Manila on Friday, an underlying narrative was introducing Filipino fighters under its wing to be known in their home turf. It was something that was successfully achieved, one local fight analyst said, after the hometown bets performed very well on fight night.

Competing Esports teams bullish of chances at The Nationals

NEXT WEEK the growing Esports scene in the country will be further enhanced with the kickoff of the first season of The Nationals -- the Philippines’ first and only franchise-based Esports League.

Changing how people take meals on the go

PEOPLE who pack their food for work or leisure may want to check out Vaya Tyffyn lunchboxes, whose makers tout as the “first and last lunchbox one will ever need.”

PHL opens World Cup campaign versus Italy

THE Philippine national men’s basketball team will take on Italy when it begins its campaign at the FIBA Basketball World Cup in China in August.

Tigresses end 1st round with third win in a row

THE University of Santo Tomas Golden Tigresses ended their first-round assignment in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines on a high note, chalking up their third straight victory by defeating the University of the East Lady Warriors in three sets, 25-18, 25-14 and 25-20, on Sunday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

NLEX Road Warriors fan playoff hopes with win over Blackwater Elite

THE NLEX Road Warriors gave their PBA Philippine Cup playoff push a boost after a big win over the Blackwater Elite, 122-101, in league action on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

NBTC League National Finals gets going today

THE 2019 Chooks-to-Go National Basketball Training Center (NBTC) League National Finals gets going starting today at the Mall of Asia Arena.

Filipino pride on display at Brave Combat Federation’s first Manila event

FILIPINO pride was on full display on Friday night when Brave Combat Federation staged its first-ever event in Manila with local fighters coming out as big winners.

Aces look to bounce back after ‘embarrassing’ loss

THOROUGHLY defeated in their last outing, the Alaska Aces look to redeem themselves when they return to PBA Philippine Cup action today at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.

First-round UAAP volleyball action ends this weekend

AN eventful first round of women’s volleyball in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines comes to an end this weekend with all competing teams seeing action and looking to build momentum heading into the next round.

Kaya FC-Iloilo celebrates effort after big AFC Cup win over Home...

HELD to a draw in its 2019 AFC Cup debut, Kaya FC-Iloilo came back solid in its second game, lording it over Home United FC of Singapore, 5-0, in their Group H match on Wednesday at the Panaad Park and Football Stadium in Bacolod City.

Loman top bills first-ever Brave CF Manila event

BRAVE COMBAT Federation stages its first-ever Manila event today with world bantamweight champion Stephen “The Sniper” Loman headlining it.

PBA: Magnolia Hotshots earn back-to-back wins

THE Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok earned their first back-to-back victories in the ongoing PBA Philippine Cup after defeating the Columbian Dyip, 109-83, on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Lady Eagles steamroll to fifth triumph in a row

LIKE a freight train the Ateneo Lady Eagles steamrolled to their fifth straight win in UAAP Season 81 with a four-sets victory over the Adamson Lady Falcons, 25-8, 22-25, 25-16 and 25-10, in their “avian clash” on Wednesday at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

Ceres makes it 2 wins in as many games at AFC...

CERES-NEGROS FC maintained its control of Group G in the 2019 AFC Cup with another victory on Tuesday night over Becamex Binh Duong, 3-1, in Vietnam.

UAAP 3×3 basketball hailed as step in the right direction by...

STAGED for the second straight year this season, the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) 3x3 basketball tournament was welcomed not only by alumni schools but also the country’s basketball federation for the key role it plays in fostering the growth of the sport here and establishing the Philippines’ capabilities in it abroad.

Columbian, Magnolia in key PHL Cup match

WITH their spots in the playoffs of the PBA Philippine Cup still anything but assured, the Columbian Dyip and Magnolia Hotshots Pambansang Manok enter their 4:30 p.m. encounter today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum with much urgency.

Ateneo tries to extend lead on the leader board

CURRENTLY in solo lead in the standings in Season 81 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines women’s volleyball tournament, the Ateneo Lady Eagles try to create further separation from the chasing pack when they suit up for action today at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

AFC Cup: Kaya hosts Home United at Panaad Stadium

KAYA FC-Iloilo treks back to AFC Cup action today as it hosts Home United FC of Singapore in a Group H match at 3 p.m. at the Panaad Park and Football Stadium in Bacolod City.

Enhanced Salomon Xtrail event set at Timberland

THE annual Salomon Xtrail event in the country has been enhanced this year to keep participants with something fresh to look forward to.

2-of-3 Fantasy League teams

For most of those playing the National Basketball Association Fantasy League, this week marks the stretch that stakes have been raised with the start of the playoff rounds.

The Nationals set to take flight for maiden season

THE NATIONALS -- the Philippines’ first and only franchise-based Esports League -- is set to take full flight later this month with hopes of taking organized gaming competitions in the country to a whole new plane.

Ceres eyeing second AFC Cup win in away match in Vietnam

HAD a winning debut in the 2019 AFC Cup, top local football club Ceres-Negros FC is now focusing on getting its second win in group play in an away match today against Becamex Binh Duong of Vietnam.

Fajardo, Beermen sink Northport Batang Pier

THE defending PBA Philippine Cup champions San Miguel Beermen extended their winning streak to four games after defeating the Northport Batang Pier, 113-107, on Sunday in league action at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

FEU takes down Adamson in 5 sets

THE Far Eastern University Lady Tamaraws chalked up their third victory in a row in women’s volleyball of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 81, taking down the gutsy Adamson Lady Falcons in five sets, 25-18, 17-25, 25-14, 22-25 and 15-8, on Sunday at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

Ateneo seizes solo UAAP lead with win over UP

THE Ateneo Lady Eagles took solo leadership in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines with a dominant straight-sets win over the University of the Philippines Lady Maroons, 25-21, 25-15 and 28-26, in their battle of top teams on Sunday.

Top-ranked juniors players captain NBTC All-Star Game

ATENEO Blue Eaglets’ Kai Sotto and La Salle Greenies’ Joel Cagulangan lead the cast of players seeing action at the 2019 National Basketball Training Center All-Star Game happening later this month.

Catalan ascent continues with first-round TKO win

FORTY-YEAR-OLD Filipino mixed martial arts fighter Rene “D’ Challenger” Catalan continued with his impressive ascent in ONE Championship, winning his sixth straight fight by way of an impressive first-round technical knockout victory over former world strawweight champion Yoshistaka “Nobita” Naito on Friday in Myanmar.

Streaking San Miguel faces off with NLEX

THE now-rolling San Miguel Beermen get back to PBA Philippine Cup action today, facing off with the NLEX Road Warriors in the 7 p.m. main game at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Ateneo girding for UP in their battle of top teams

THE Ateneo Lady Eagles battle Katipunan neighbors University of the Philippines Lady Fighting Maroons this weekend in a marquee match between two top teams in the ongoing University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 81 women’s volleyball tournament.

Filipinos Catalan, Torres seek wins at ONE Yangon

ONE Championship is to play Myanmar today with two Filipino mixed martial arts fighters part of the card.

FWD Philippines-backed athlete dares to be fearless in the Arctic

FOR the second straight year the Philippines will have a representative in the “world’s coolest marathon” in the person of a fearless Filipina -- Joyette Jopson.

Columbian Dyip spill ROS Elasto Painters

THE Columbian Dyip put some flicker back into their quarterfinal hopes in the PBA Philippine Cup after an 85-82 victory over the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.