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EJ Obiena records another podium finish

By Michael Angelo S. Murillo Tokyo Olympics-bound Filipino pole-vaulter EJ Obiena wound up on the podium once again, winning bronze at the Golden Gala competition...

PBA to restart season in Clark bubble

The Philippine Basketball Association will restart its currently suspended season next month in a “bubble” setup in Clark City in Angeles, Pampanga. The decision was...

Northport Batang Pier trying to stay the course as it awaits...

HAD a strong finish last season in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA), the Northport Batang Pier are trying to stay the course amid the...

Local softball association staying active despite the pandemic

WHILE the coronavirus pandemic has largely disrupted the conduct of sports affairs in the country, the Amateur Softball Association of the Philippines (ASAPHIL) has...

EJ Obiena to compete at Golden Gala in Italy

TOKYO Olympics-bound Filipino pole-vaulter EJ Obiena treks back to the field on Thursday to compete at the Golden Gala in Italy.

Milo, BEST Center adapt, take basketball program online

FACED by the challenging conditions amid the coronavirus pandemic, Milo and BEST Center are adjusting accordingly, taking their long-time basketball program online so as to continue fostering their vision for the sport.

Team Lakay’s Adiwang fancies possible matchup against Thai champion Rodtang

A TRUE student of martial arts, Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang of the Philippines seeks to continue honing his skills and taking on new challenges, one of which is having a shot at facing reigning ONE Championship Flyweight Muay Thai World Champion Rodtang “The Iron Man” Jitmuangnon of Thailand.

Work continues for Magsayo as he awaits new opponent

DEALT an unexpected blow to his return to the boxing ring when his supposed opponent suddenly backed out, Filipino Mark “Magnifico” Magsayo said he is moving on, continuing to work until a replacement foe is named.

MPBL determined to finish suspended Lakan Season

THE Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) signified its determination to give its currently suspended Lakan Season a proper conclusion when conditions permit it to do so.

PBA sets key meetings in preparation for possible resumption of 45th...

THE Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) has calendared key meetings with stakeholders this week as the league looks to fortify further plans for the resumption of its currently suspended season.

PeSO asserts it went through process in getting POC accreditation

ITS accreditation as the country’s national sports association for esports questioned the Philippine eSports Organization (PeSO) on Monday moved to assert that it went through the process and fulfilled all the requirements needed for application as an NSA.

Nonoy confirms departure from Growling Tigers; La Salle likely destination

AFTER some uncertainty on his status with the men’s basketball team of the University of Santo Tomas (UST), spitfire guard Mark Nonoy confirmed on Monday that he was leaving the school, with De La Salle University as the likely destination.

New recruit Koon excited to play for UAAP champions Blue Eagles

DEEMED a talent who got away, Filipino-American player Chris Koon has had a change of heart and is now excited to play for the reigning three-time University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball champions Ateneo Blue Eagles.

Kaya focuses on winning first PFL title after AFC Cup cancellation

HAD its 2020 AFC Cup campaign abruptly cut by the coronavirus pandemic, local football club Kaya FC-Iloilo now channels its focus in its bid in the Philippines Football League (PFL) where it hopes to win its first-ever league title.

Maharlika FC seeks to highlight love for football

WHEN Maharlika Football Club plays its maiden season in the Philippines Football League expect it looking to make things happen both on and off the field, anchored on its vision of putting to the fore the love for the sport.

NBA experiencing TV rating increase in the Philippines

THE National Basketball Association’s return to local television is proving to be a success as it reported a significant increase in TV ratings in the Philippines.

JHI extends support for UP men’s basketball team for two years

THE productive partnership between Januarius Holdings, Inc. and the University of the Philippines (UP) men’s basketball team is further shored up after the parties recently extended their linkup for the next two years.

Pole vaulter EJ Obiena wins gold at Czech Republic event

TOKYO Olympics-bound pole vaulter EJ Obiena had it golden at the 59th Ostrava Golden Spike in the Czech Republic, topping the competition early Wednesday morning, Manila time.

UAAP slaps indefinite ban on former UST coach Aldin Ayo

Former University of Santo Tomas men’s basketball team coach Aldin Ayo has been banned in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines indefinitely.

WNBL happy of warm reception it has been getting

RECENTLY elevated its push for women’s basketball by operating now as a professional league, the Women’s National Basketball League (WNBL) was happy to report that it is being received warmly.

PRURide organizers remain undeterred in seeing cycling vision through

THE ongoing coronavirus may have thrown a monkey wrench on their plans this year but organizers of PRURide PH remain undeterred in delivering on their vision for the sport of cycling in the country.

UAAP welcomes CHEd’s decision on allowing collegiate sports training resumption

THE University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) welcomed the approval of the return of training of collegiate student-athletes and affirmed its commitment to helping ensure the resumption’s success.

PBA hoping to begin doing 5-on-5 scrimmages next

ITS modified team workouts proving to be a success to date, the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA)  is now aiming to progress to the next step of its push to return by conducting 5-on-5 scrimmages.

Coronavirus outbreak halts live sports events, silences wild fan cheers

KIM REMOLINO, a silver medalist triathlete in the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games last year, has had to train on a home treadmill for months after Manila and other provinces were locked down in mid-March to contain a coronavirus pandemic.

Collegiate sports training may start soon, says CHEd

TRAINING for collegiate student-athletes may start soon amid the coronavirus pandemic, the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) said in a press teleconference on Monday.

Milo pushes for staying active and healthy while at home

WHILE the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced much of daily affairs to be done at home, it should not stop one from staying active and leading a healthy life.

Drex Zamboanga seeks to shore up game now at ONE

HAD it successful in his maiden fight at ONE Championship a fortnight ago, Filipino fighter Drex “T-Rex” Zamboanga knows he still needs to work on his game if he is to continue making waves in the promotion.

Adidas releases latest version of Mitchell’s footwear line

DONOVAN Mitchell and his Utah Jazz may have been eliminated from the National Basketball Association (NBA) playoffs but one can still stay connected with the All-Star guard with the release locally of the latest version of his signature shoe with adidas — the D.O.N. Issue #2.

Inquiry on possible quarantine violations of UST team expands

THE ongoing investigation on possible violations of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) of health and safety protocols, amid the coronavirus pandemic, is set to be expanded with the Department of Justice (DoJ) getting involved.

National team members set to get discount IDs  and booklets

THE long-awaited issuance of discount identification cards and booklets for national team members is being targeted to be completed by the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) within the month.

Team Lakay’s Corton set to see action at Brave CF 41

FILIPINO mixed martial arts fighter John Cris Corton is set to make his Brave Combat Federation return at the promotion’s upcoming offering in the Kingdom of Bahrain.

Araneta touts chances of country’s Olympic bets

WHILE recognizing that Filipino athletes have their work cut out for them in next year’s Olympic Games, still Philippine chief of mission Mariano Araneta believes the country has a good chance of doing well in the quadrennial sporting meet as it will be represented by athletes that have it in them to make things happen.

Kai Sotto begins NBA G league grind with Ignite

TOP Filipino basketball prospect Kai Sotto has begun his National Basketball Association (NBA) G League push as his team of elite prospects, collectively known as “Ignite,” got its training going this week.

Second season of The Nationals to finally kick off

DELAYED by the coronavirus pandemic, Season 2 of The Nationals finally kicks off this weekend.

Maharlika FC now part of PFL; Global FC license suspended

NEWLY FORMED TEAM Maharlika Football Club is the latest addition to the Philippines Football League (PFL) after its license to operate was approved by the local governing body for the sport.

UAAP Board of Managing Directors to meet over bubble-related issues

THE Board of Managing Directors of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines is set to meet today to discuss further the alleged “training bubble” conducted by member-schools which, if proven to be true, is in violation of existing health and safety protocols put up by the government.

PeSO gets approval of POC as an associate member

The local esports community has enhanced its structure when the Philippine Esports Organization (PeSO) recently got the nod to operate as the official national sports association for the sport.

Leagues gearing up to put women’s basketball to the fore

WOMEN’S basketball in the country is set to get a huge shot in the arm as leagues are gearing up to spotlight the sport.

Rhenz Abando leaves Growling Tigers, could join Letran at the NCAA

ATHLETIC University of Santo Tomas (UST) wingman Rhenz Abando has left the Growling Tigers’ camp and could join Colegio de San Juan de Letran at the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).

PFL seeks cooperation of all teams to make return to activities...

THE Philippines Football League (PFL) returns for some activities on Wednesday looking for the cooperation of all member teams with the end view of finally starting the league’s long-delayed new season.

Panel to meet anew over alleged quarantine violations of collegiate teams

THE PANEL currently investigating alleged quarantine violations of some collegiate teams are scheduled to meet online on Tuesday to discuss further the issue and possibly come up with a decision on sanctions to be handed down if so needed.

Barangay Ginebra Kings push for ‘winning mindset’ amid COVID-19

THE CURRENT situation with the coronavirus pandemic has presented a lot of challenges to people but one could work through them by embracing a “winning mindset.”

Return of workouts a big first step, says Ginebra Kings’ Cone

THE PHILIPPINE Basketball Association (PBA) held team workouts for the first time this week after months of on-court inactivity and it was warmly welcomed by stakeholders.

CHEd: Safety of students is topmost concern

AMID the issue surrounding possible violations of some collegiate teams of government health and safety protocols in relation to the coronavirus pandemic, the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) joined the call to strictly follow the guidelines, particularly in ensuring the safety of students.

Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3×3 teams get tested for coronavirus disease

THE PUSH of newly approved professional league Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas 3x3 to start its season got further wind with the first batch of teams having their coronavirus tests and later on proceeding to practice.