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COMMISSIONER Ramon Fernandez began work as officer-in-charge of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) this week, looking to accomplish as much as he can while temporarily at the helm.
WHILE SPORTS continue to take a hit amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the College of Saint Benilde (CSB) is choosing to go against the tide by keeping the scholar-athletes in its fold.
HOLDER of the lightweight title in ONE Championship for over a year now, Singapore’s Christian “The Warrior” Lee said a lot is still in store for him as champion and that he is ready to take on all-comers, including former champ Eduard “Landslide” Folayang.
THE COUNTRY is assured of at least two boxers competing in the rescheduled Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2021 but the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is confident more could be added to that number once qualifying tournaments resume.
THE SAMAHANG BASKETBOL ng Pilipinas (SBP) welcomed the rescheduling of the FIBA 3x3 Olympic Qualifying Tournament to May next year as it gives the team from the Philippines added time to prepare.
While waiting for the go-ahead for the community to resume activities amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, local football officials have started the ball rolling in preparation for a possible resumption by crafting guidelines to follow.
HAVE NOT FLEXED their basketball muscles as much as they wanted to for the past three and a half months because of the “forced break” brought about by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, TNT KaTropa stalwarts Troy Rosario and Roger Pogoy said it has been tough for them but they are finding ways to make the most out of it.
THE RETURN OF ONE Championship from COVID-19 pandemic-induced break has been set for July 31, with an event titled “ONE: No Surrender” happening in Bangkok, Thailand.
RECENTLY inked a one-season deal to play in the B. League in Japan, collegiate standout and national team player Thirdy Ravena said he is looking forward to the new journey he is about to take along with the challenges that await him there.
AMERICAN Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier outlasted Dan “The Hangman” Hooker of New Zealand in a tight lightweight fight that went the full route of five rounds at the “UFC Fight Night” event held at the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s APEX facility in Las Vegas on Sunday (Manila time).
MINESKI GLOBAL was tapped to handle the Southeast Asian (SEA) qualifying stage of the World University Cyber League (WUCL) 2020, which kicked off at the weekend.
JAMES YOUNGHUSBAND is following his brother Phil to retirement after the former announced on Thursday that he was hanging up his boots.
PHILIPPINE Basketball Association team TNT KaTropa came to the aid of those in need, recently providing financial assistance and helping in the distribution of hot meals and grocery packs to families affected by a fire in Mandaluyong City.
ONE Esports has extended its offering, recently partnering with Toyota Motor Asia Pacific to present the GR Supra GT Cup Asia 2020 — Regional Round.
COLLEGIATE standout Thirdy Ravena of the Ateneo Blue Eagles is heading to Japan to play for San-en NeoPhoenix in the B. League, the team announced on Wednesday.
SIDELINED for months now because of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Filipino world boxing champion Jerwin “Pretty Boy” Ancajas said he is not letting the “forced” break go to waste as he continues to train in preparation for boxing’s eventual resumption just as he said he is open to different possibilities as far as future opponents is concerned, including against compatriot Donnie “Ahas” Nietes.
FROM Bengaluru, India, 3-on-3 basketball teams, including one from the Philippines, vying for a spot in the Olympic Games will trek to Graz, Austria, instead for qualifiers slated for May 2021.
IN LINE with the celebration of Olympic Day this week, the Philippine Olympic Committee reaffirmed its support to Filipino athletes especially during these trying times with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
HAVING INVESTED much time and effort doing the sport of boxing, Filipino amateur boxer Eumir Felix Marcial said he is determined for these not to go to waste, including doing well in the Olympic Games and establishing a steady professional career after.
TEAM PHILIPPINES churned out dominant performances in its first four matches against Indonesia in their five-game series in the inaugural FIBA Esports Open on its way to claiming the Southeast Asian conference with one game left to play later on Sunday.
CURRENTLY in Canada to be with her family amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Ateneo volleyball star Kat Tolentino said she is still in contact with her Premier Volleyball League team here and remains committed to it but is undecided on her future in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines.
RECOGNIZING his invaluable contribution to the growth of Philippine basketball in the last 40 years, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) joined the local hoops community in paying tribute to Eduardo “Danding” Cojuangco Jr., who passed away on Wednesday at the age of 85.
THOSE who want to take part in the first-ever World Vision Virtual Run for Children still have time to sign up as registration for it has been extended till the end of June.
PHILIPPINE billionaire and San Miguel Corp. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Eduardo “Danding” M. Cojuangco, Jr., who built Southeast Asia’s oldest and largest food and drink empire, has died. He was 85.
WAITING FOR a breakthrough that would allow it to squeeze in some activities amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the Philippine Basketball Association remains optimistic despite the general community quarantine (GCQ) setting in Metro Manila being extended till the end of the month.
DESPITE THE CHALLENGES presented by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, the University Athletic Association of the Philippines is looking at having a full calendar of events when Season 83 unfurls.
CURRENTLY sidelined by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Asian mixed martial arts promotions ONE Championship and Brave Combat Federation said they are raring to get back into action and intent on going for it when given the go-ahead.
NOT EVEN the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic could stop people from turning to running to stay fit, this is according to a study made by global footwear and sports equipment maker ASICS.
SOME of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines’ independent-minded volleyball stars take on a new platform as they are featured in the new talk show, TBH (To Be Honest),
AMONG the headliners in last year’s season of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) because of their stellar plays as rookies, CJ Perez and Robert Bolick lament that they are being made to wait to build on what they had started with the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic still a going concern.
WHILE HER PREPARATION and journey for a possible return to the Olympic Games were greatly disrupted by the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, decorated Filipino weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz said she remains undeterred of seeing her mission through, doing everything she can to stay the course.
ALL IS SET for the staging of the inaugural FIBA Esports Open this week, which will feature various national teams, including that from the Philippines.
THE LOCAL basketball community is mourning the passing of respected and pioneering coach Nicanor “Nic” Jorge, who died in his sleep on Saturday. He was 78.
SEASON 96 of the country’s oldest collegiate league will start next year after the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Thursday moved to defer its opening in response to the continued threat of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.
A KEY PLAYER in the continued growth of esports in Southeast Asia, global gaming lifestyle brand Razer is seeking to sustain the gains of the region in the sport by continuously coming up with platforms to showcase what gamers in this part of the world are capable of.
TOURNAMENTS featuring foreign reinforcements in the Philippine Basketball Association may be sidelined for a while as the league finds its way back from the effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.