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DEFENDING Philippines Football League champion Ceres-Negros FC made it back-to-back wins since returning to league action after its AFC Cup campaign, beating Green Archers United FC, 4-3, in a fire-fight at the Philippine Football Federation National Training Center in Carmona, Cavite, on Wednesday.
COMPARED to other Japanese martial arts, the number of people doing kendo in the Philippines may not be as big, but practitioners of it in the country are undeterred in bringing it to the fore to have more Filipinos appreciate it and, maybe, pick it up.
THE NORTHPORT Batang Pier moved a step closer to notching a playoff incentive in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup after outlasting the Columbian Dyip, 110-108, on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
WITH FIVE FIGHTS under his belt in the Ultimate Fighting Championship since joining the promotion in 2016, Australian heavyweight fighter Tai “Bam Bam” Tuivasa said it is an opportunity that he is basking for the many lessons he has been getting in so many ways.
GILAS Pilipinas Youth slumped to its second defeat at the FIBA Basketball Under-19 World Cup, bowing to Argentina, 77-72, early Monday morning (Manila time) at the Herklion University Sports Hall in Greece.
GILAS PILIPINAS Youth fought hard in its first game at the 2019 FIBA Under-19 Basketball World Cup but came up short in the end against host Greece, losing, 85-69, early Sunday morning (Manila time).
THE ANNUAL National Milo Marathon kicks off its 2019 edition later this month with the theme “One Team. One Nation. Go Philippines!” in support of the country’s athletes seeing action at the 30th Southeast Asian Games this year, which the Philippines is hosting.
CURRENTLY in the middle of the pack of the ongoing Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup, the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings and Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters enter their joust today with a sense of urgency and looking to bag the victory that would help propel their cause.
A NEW chapter for the Philippine youth basketball team commences this weekend as the country’s Under-19 team begins its campaign in the FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup in Greece.
LEAGUE-LEADING Northport Batang Pier go for their fifth win in a row in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup, and solo leadership in the standings, when they return to action today against the Phoenix Pulse Fuel Masters at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
AFTER more than a year on the sidelines following his suspension of FIBA over his failure to pass a random drug test, Kiefer Ravena was back practicing with Gilas Pilipinas on Monday night. It was something he said he was very thankful for and looks to build on as he restarts his basketball journey.
AS PART of its parent Alibaba Group’s long-term partnership with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Southeast Asian e-commerce firm Lazada Group has recently activated its Olympic Games push in the region.
TO RID the organization of any question in leadership as well as settle conflicts within the group, the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has decided to set the holding of a special election.
DOWN to their last six games in the elimination round of the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup, the San Miguel Beermen look to make the most of it and put themselves a situation to advance to the next round.
FOUR Filipinos will be part of the team from Asia-Pacific that will see action at the Jr. NBA Global Championship in Orlando, Florida, in August.
THE LOCAL Paralympic movement got a new supporter in Citi Philippines, which has vowed to rally behind the country’s differently abled athletes as they compete in international events, including the 10th ASEAN Para Games here in January 2020.
BELIEVING that it has assembled a competitive team for the FIBA Under-19 World Cup, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) said it expects Gilas Youth to make waves in the tournament which begins next week in Greece.
FILIPINO fighter Aston “Mighty” Palicte fell short in his bid for the World Boxing Organization super flyweight title after absorbing a stoppage loss in the 10th round of his championship fight with Japanese Kazuto Ioka on Wednesday night in Chiba, Japan.
AMID the leadership issue and controversies surrounding the national Olympic committee, Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Butch Ramirez said he and his office were given instructions by Malacañang to help ensure that country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games pushes through later this year.
AFTER OPENING its Philippines Football League (PFL) campaign with three straight losses, Global Cebu FC finally barged into the win column on Wednesday even as league-leading Kaya FC-Iloilo notched another victory.
THE UPSWING of the Northport Batang Pier in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup continued on Wednesday after defeating the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 107-105, in overtime at the Mall of Asia Arena to extend their win streak to three games.
WHILE the sudden resignation of Ricky Vargas as Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president on Tuesday left questions over the country’s preparations as host of the 30th Southeast Asian Games later this year, the man who was tasked to replace him expressed determination to work to have little disruption in the buildup as possible.
WITH their preparation for the FIBA Basketball World Cup officially starting on Monday, national men’s basketball team coach Yeng Guiao urged his wards to answer the call of duty and give their best in training and in the tournament proper.
WHAT was supposed to be a dialogue to straighten the affairs in the Philippine Olympic Committee and preparations for the Southeast Asian Games which the country is hosting later this year created more problems after POC president Ricky Vargas resigned from his post yesterday.