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UP Maroons compound NU Bulldogs’ miseries

THE UNIVERSITY of the Philippines Fighting Maroons raced to their second straight victory in UAAP Season 82 at the expense of the “luckless” National University Bulldogs, 80-79, on Wednesday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

NCAA: San Beda Red Lions shoot for dozen wins

UNDEFEATED league-leader San Beda Red Lions look to extend their unbeaten streak to 12 games in National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 when they face off with the Jose Rizal University Heavy Bombers in league action today at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

ONE Championship ushers in Century event with media day

BUZZ over ONE Championship’s landmark event in Japan -- “ONE: Century” -- next month entered a new phase with Asia’s largest sports media property holding a media day on Tuesday at Park Hyatt in Shinjuku in Tokyo.

UST Growling Tigers go for back-to-back wins anew

HAD THEIR University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 82 win streak halted in two games early on, the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers seek to win back-to-back games anew when they return to action today at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Bad weather, suspension of classes force postponement of NCAA games

BAD WEATHER caused by monsoon rains and the subsequent cancellation of classes in the metro forced the National Collegiate Athletic Association to postpone scheduled Season 95 games at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City on Tuesday.

Top PFL teams Ceres-Negros, Kaya-FC Iloilo collide in Biñan

THE MARQUEE collision of top Philippines Football League teams Ceres-Negros FC and Kaya FC-Iloilo headlines the league’s midweek offering.

Smile Train’s Team Empower championing runs for a cause

FINDING much success and willing partners for its Team Empower fund-raising platform, Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft charity, is extending the program in the country for a third straight year with a new set of athletes championing the impact that runs for a cause have.

Fortified Milkmen

When the season-ending Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup unfurls later this week, a new-look Alaska Aces will be competing after they made changes during the in-between conference break.

Cardinals look to sustain assault on top half spot

THE Mapua Cardinals seek to continue their assault on the top half of the standings of Season 95 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association when they trek back to action today at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

Terrific 12 tourney in Macau to be aired over ESPN5

TOP-CLASS Asian club basketball action takes center stage beginning today as the East Asia Super League -- Terrific 12 tournament unfolds in Macau, China, with ESPN5 bringing the proceedings live in the country.

PHL esports team members for SEA Games bared

FOR the first time this year esports will be a medal event in the Southeast Asian Games and the Philippine team set to compete in it took further form with the unveiling of its final roster.

Air Jordan 34 set for landing

LATER THIS month, the Jordan Brand will release the Air Jordan 34 which it describes as introducing new innovations with the players of today and the future in mind.

UP edges Adamson in OT

A “SHORED-UP” University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons swung back to winning in Season 82 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines, beating the Adamson Soaring Falcons, 83-82, in overtime on Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Ceres stays in top form with 7-0 rout of Air Force

DEFENDING Philippines Football League champion Ceres-Negros FC continued with its top level of play in the ongoing season, fashioning out a 7-0 victory over Philippine Air Force FC on Saturday at the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa City, Batangas, for its 14 straight win.

UAAP Season 82: University of the East Red Warriors determined to...

BROKE through with their first victory in University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 82, the University of the East Red Warriors are determined to add on to it and not just be a one-win team.

San Sebastian gets back at College of St. Benilde

THE SAN SEBASTIAN Stags split their season series with the College of Saint Benilde (CSB) Blazers in National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 after taking their second-round encounter, 83-67, on Thursday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

Samantha de la Costa: Finding her place under the jiu-jitsu sun

WHILE she is a relative new convert to the sport of jiu-jitsu, it has not stopped Samantha de la Costa from steadily carving a name for herself in it, winning medals in various competitions along the way.

Eagles edge Tigers, 71-70

THE DEFENDING champions Ateneo Blue Eagles stayed undefeated in University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 82 after taming the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers, 71-70, in their battle of unbeaten teams on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

NCAA: San Sebastian, CSB try to fortify top four push

JOINT fourth place as they begin their National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 second-round bid, the San Sebastian Stags and College of Saint Benilde Blazers go for the tie-breaker and fortify their place in the top four when they collide today at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

Yeng Guiao steps down as Gilas Pilipinas coach

FOLLOWING their rough campaign in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup where they failed to win a single game en route to finishing dead last in the 32-team field, Gilas Pilipinas coach Yeng Guiao stepped down from his post.

Petro Gazz Angels take further flight as they compete in Taiwan...

FORMED just less than two years ago, the Petro Gazz Angels are steadily carving a name for themselves in the local volleyball scene. And they are set to take further flight next week as they represent the country in the 2019 Taichung Bank International Women’s Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Taiwan.

Assessment, realization as PHL ends last in World Cup

THE Philippine men’s national basketball team ended its FIBA Basketball World Cup campaign on Sunday, a bid that turned out to be a whole rougher than what was expected by the team, eventually seeing itself finishing dead last in the competition.

Azkals bounce back, beat Guam, 4-1

THE Philippine men’s national football team bounced back from a previous loss in the second round of joint qualification for FIFA World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023, beating Guam, 4-1, in Group A action on Tuesday in Dededo.

Lyceum stops losing skid, downs Arellano

THE Lyceum Pirates opened the second round of the eliminations of National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 on a winning note, beating the Arellano Chiefs, 93-90, on Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

Ateneo vs UST in battle of unbeaten UAAP teams

EARLY LEADERS in Season 82 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines collide today as defending champions Ateneo Blue Eagles face off with the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers in league action today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

More to keep an eye on

Opening week of Season 82 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines proved to be an eventful one, highlighted by competitive matches and impressive individual performances.

Azkals seek to steady qualifying bid in away game against Guam

FOLLOWING its loss in its opener in the second round of joint qualification for World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023 on Sept. 5, the Philippine men’s national football team seeks to steady its ship as it treks back to action in an away game today in Guam.

WWE set to rock Manila anew after three years

THE LONG wait of WWE fans in the country for another event here is nearly over as globally popular organization is set to make its much-awaited return on Sept. 20 with “WWE Live Manila.”

NCAA 95 second round of eliminations begins today

AFTER what seemed to be an eternity of a first round, the second phase of the eliminations of National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 men’s basketball commences today with a triple-header set at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City.

Ateneo defeats La Salle

THE defending University Athletic Association of the Philippines men’s basketball champions Ateneo Blue Eagles made it back-to-back wins to start Season 82 after defeating rivals De La Salle Green Archers, 81-69, on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Gilas finishes World Cup campaign sans a win

UP to the very end Gilas Pilipinas could not catch a break in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup as it finished its campaign without a win to show for after losing to Iran, 95-75, in its final game of the tournament on Sunday in Beijing, China.

Kaya FC-Iloilo books fifth straight win in PFL

KAYA FC-Iloilo notched its fifth straight win on Saturday after beating Global Cebu FC, 5-1, in Philippines Football League (PFL) action at the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa City, Batangas.

Falcons stake UAAP claim by way of young team

ENTERING Season 82 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines, the Adamson Soaring Falcons knew they have their work cut out for them not only because of the souped-up competition but also the retooling they made which has resulted in them parading one of the younger teams in the league.

Milo Philippines lauds national government efforts to provide opportunities through sports...

WITH the national government continuously finding ways to provide opportunities through sports, Milo Philippines reaffirmed its support to the former and lauded its efforts to further cultivate the country’s sports program.

UAAP 82: UST out to build on opening-day victory

GOT their University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 82 campaign to a winning start, the University of Santo Tomas Growling Tigers look to build on it and continue rolling with a team that they are high on being able to get it done.

Gilas battles Tunisia in start of classification round

HAD it rough in group play in the ongoing FIBA Basketball World Cup in China where it finished winless in Group D, Gilas Pilipinas now looks to catch a break in the classification round beginning with Tunisia today.

Azkals yield to Syria, 5-2, in Bacolod

THE Philippine men’s national football team got tripped in the opener of its campaign in the second round of joint qualification for the World Cup 2022 and Asian Cup 2023, losing to Syria, 5-2, in a home game on Thursday at the Panaad Park and Football Stadium in Bacolod City.

All-Filipino world title fight set in Taguig this weekend

AFTER a very long time, an all-Filipino world boxing title fight happens on Philippine soil as Samuel Salva and Pedro Taduran dispute the vacant International Boxing Federation (IBF) minimumweight crown on Saturday.

San Beda goes for sweep of NCAA first round

THE DEFENDING champions San Beda Red Lions seek to keep their unblemished record intact and sweep the first round of the eliminations of National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 when they take on the streaking Mapua Cardinals in league action today (Sept. 6) at the Cuneta Astrodome in Pasay City.

Angola adds to Gilas World Cup misery

GILAS PILIPINAS’ woes in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup continued on Wednesday as it bowed to Angola, 84-81, in overtime in its final game in group play at the Foshan International Sports and Cultural Arena in China.

UP off to a winning start, beats FEU

THE University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons got their UAAP Season 82 campaign on a winning start, defeating the Far Eastern University Tamaraws, 61-55, on opening day on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Azkals begin World Cup qualifying bid against Syria

THE Philippine men’s national football team begins its journey for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in a home game today against Syria in Bacolod City.

Filipino pole vaulter Obiena qualifies for Tokyo Olympics

THE Philippines got its first qualifier for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics after pole vaulter Ernest John Obiena made the cut in a qualifying tournament in Chiara, Italy, on Wednesday (Manila time).

UAAP Season 82 men’s basketball starts today

THE MARQUEE men’s basketball event of Season 82 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines kicks off today with a triple-header set at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Gilas Pilipinas tries to avert going winless in group play versus...

WINLESS and already eliminated from the running in the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup, the Philippine men’s national basketball team tries to finish group play on a high note and have something to build on heading into the classification side of the tournament.