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FILIPINO sports heroes, both old and new, will be celebrated at the Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards Night in March.
WHILE a spot in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, is not yet guaranteed for her, Filipino-Japanese karateka Junna Tsukii is in no way deterred by it and still very much focused on seeing her push completed.
FILIPINO teen tennis sensation Alexandra Eala boosted her stock in the juniors circuit after a productive and successful outing in the 2020 Australian Open, capped by winning the girls doubles title with Indonesian partner Priska Nugroho on Friday.
ONE Championship world strawweight champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines made it a successful title defense by beating Brazilian Alex “Little Rock” Silva at “ONE: Fire & Fury” by split decision on Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
MIGHTY Sports Philippines completed a dominant showing in the 2020 Dubai International Basketball Tournament, defeating defending champion Al Riyadi of Lebanon, 92-81, in the finals on Sunday morning at the Shabab al Ahli Sports Club.
PROMISED to bring the heat in his Manila debut for ONE Championship, Filipino Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang delivered on it, emerging on top in the opening round over Thai Pongsiri Mitsatit in their strawweight fight at “ONE: Fire & Fury” on Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
FILIPINO tennis sensation Alex Eala captured the 2020 Australian Open Juniors women’s doubles title, partnering with Priska Nugroho of Indonesia to beat the duo of Matilda Mutavdzic and Ziva Falkner, 6-1, 6-2, in the finals on Friday.
AFTER a long wait, Qatar Airways was finally introduced as official title sponsor of the Philippines Football League (PFL).
THE rich history of Philippine sports as represented by the many great Filipino athletes who brought pride and honor to the country throughout the years is the focus of a newly launched book.
OLYMPIC weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz fortified her push for a spot at the Tokyo 2020 Games after hauling gold medals at the Roma Weightlifting World Cup on Tuesday night (Manila time).
FALLING short in its quest to make it to the main draw of AFC Champions League (ACL) 2020, top local club Ceres-Negros FC now turns its focus to the AFC Cup which begins next month.
MIGHTY SPORTS Philippines completed a sweep of its group assignment at the 31st Dubai International Basketball Tournament after defeating Beirut Sports Club, 91-77, early Wednesday morning, time here in Manila.
GROWING up Eduard Folayang never thought that he would build a successful career doing martial arts, and to this day he is just amazed at how things have turned out for him in the path he has chosen.
NATIONAL Basketball Association legend Kobe Bryant loved the Philippines and, in turn, the country loved him back. So when news of the untimely death of the many-time Manila visitor on Monday (Manila time) broke out, Filipinos mourned and expressed their love and respect for the “Black Mamba.”
SET TO TAKE make his Manila debut for ONE Championship, Team Lakay fighter Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang said he is very excited to fight in front of the hometown fans and make it an event to remember.
NIKE’S thrust of providing consumers with quality products by tapping the latest in technology continues with the launch of its new running and basketball shoes -- the Nike React Infinity Run and Nike Adapt BB 2.0 shoes.
FACING what arguably its biggest test to date in football club competition, Ceres-Negros FC veterans Roland Muller and James Younghusband hope their team gets to sustain their competitive form in the AFC Champions League 2020 preliminary stages to achieve what no other Philippine club has done before -- advance to the main draw of the prestigious Asian tournament.
MIGHTY Sports Philippines is off to a good start in the 31st Dubai International Basketball Tournament, winning its first two assignments in Group B to stay undefeated.
ADMITTED to being disappointed at first when news broke out that the 10th ASEAN Para Games set to take place in the country this month was moved to a later date, powerlifter Andeline Dumapong-Ancheta said she has since moved past it, bent on turning the setback to opportunity to do well.
ELECTED for a second term as an officer of the Philippine Olympic Committee Athletes’ Commission, bemedaled triathlete Nikko Huelgas said that he remains committed to helping the body fortify its structure and build on the gains it has achieved since being established in 2015.
CERES-NEGROS Football Club hurdled another test in the preliminary phase of the AFC Champions League 2020 after defeating Port FC of Thailand, 1-0, in an away match in Bangkok on Tuesday to advance to the qualification playoff match next week.
MIGHTY Sports Philippines competes at the 31st Dubai International Basketball Tournament which begins today with its eyes fixed on the title after finishing third in the last edition of the tournament.
FOLLOWING the successful showing of the Philippine skateboarding team in last month’s 30th Southeast Asian Games (SEA), gold medal-winning downhill skater Jaime De Lange hopes that the gains they got in the biennial sporting meet be sustained so as to get the sport the attention it deserves here in the country.
THE FIBA 3x3 World Tour unfurls its ninth edition in April and is set to make a stop for one of its legs in the Philippines after five years.
DO-IT-ALL San Beda Red Lions guard Evan Nelle is packing his bag for the University Athletic Association of the Philippines and will be playing for De La Salle Green Archers.
HAVING won practically everything there is to win in the Philippine Basketball Association, Tim Cone cannot be faulted if he decides to already take it slow. But the league’s winningest coach has signified he is anything but done, more so since he is coaching the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings.
SUCCESSFULLY hurdling its first test in AFC Champions League 2020 last week, top local club football team Ceres-Negros FC looks to sustain its push forward when it collides with Port FC of Thailand in an away Preliminary Round 2 match today in Bangkok.
FAILED to notch a first-ever Philippine Basketball Association title for a third time, the Meralco Bolts admit it is tough to swallow, but that they are nonetheless bent on picking up the pieces, moving on and continuing with their championship quest.
THE Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings are once again Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup champions after closing out their best-of-seven finals series with the Meralco Bolts with a 105-93 victory in Game Five on Friday at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
HOLDING a commanding 3-1 lead in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors’ Cup finals series, the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings are out to close out the Meralco Bolts in Game Five today at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.
FILIPINO fighter Eduard “Landslide” Folayang begins 2020 with ONE Championship later this month as he is featured in the main card for “ONE: Fire & Fury” on Jan. 31 against Pakistani Ahmed “The Wolverine” Mujtaba.