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Cardinals take further flight with victory over Generals

THE Mapua Cardinals made it two wins in a row in National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 with a 76-66 victory over the Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals in league action on Tuesday at the FilOil Flying V Center in San Juan City.

ONE Championship officials high on Team Lakay’s Lito Adiwang

BAGUIO-based Team Lakay has added another fighter in ONE Championship’s growing roster in strawweight fighter Lito “Thunder Kid” Adiwang, who recently rose from the ranks by way of the promotion’s Warrior Series.

Having a blast

Four games have been played in the best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup finals series between the San Miguel Beermen and TNT KaTropa and so far it has been an engaging and eventful affair, and something I am having a blast watching.

NCAA: Mapua goes for back-to-back victories

HAD THEIR first taste of victory in National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 last time around, the Mapua Cardinals go for a second serving when they trek back to the court today against the Emilio Aguinaldo College Generals at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

Veteran Castro appreciative of still being recognized at this stage of...

WHILE HE was quick to say that there is still a lot of good basketball left in him, TNT KaTropa star guard Jayson Castro could not help but be sentimental and appreciative of having his efforts on the court continued to be recognized even as this stage of his highly successful Philippine Basketball Association career.

Kaya back on the winning track after rout of Air Force

CUP CHAMPION Kaya FC-Iloilo swung back to the win column on Sunday after routing Philippine Air Force FC, 5-0, in a Philippines Football League fixture at the Biñan Football Stadium in Laguna.

Gilas Pilipinas ends Spain training on winning note

THE Philippine national men’s basketball team ended its sojourn in Spain, part of its FIBA World Cup preparations, on a winning note, defeating Ivory Coast, 73-63, on the final day of the Torneo de Malaga on Sunday, Manila time.

UAAP Season 82 to feature triple-header play dates

SEASON 82 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines kicks off on Sept. 4 with triple-header play dates one of its distinct features.

Beermen tie KaTropa after Game Four win

THE best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup finals series between the San Miguel Beermen and TNT KaTropa is now tied at two games apiece after the former hacked out a 106-101 victory in Game Four on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

PFL: Stallion Laguna FC, Ceres-Negros winners in Aboitiz Pitch in Batangas

THE Philippines Football League made a return to the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa City, Batangas, on Saturday with Stallion Laguna FC and Ceres-Negros FC emerging as winners.

Beermen, KaTropa go for 2-1 series lead today

KNOTTED at 1-1 in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup finals series, the San Miguel Beermen and TNT KaTropa go for the go-ahead when they reengage today for Game Three at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

NCAA: Bombers take stab at Blazers’ unbeaten record

THE JOSE RIZAL University Heavy Bombers take a shot at bringing down the undefeated College of Saint Benilde Blazers when the two teams collide in National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 action today at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

Two Filipinos featured at REBEL FC’s China return

SOUTHEAST Asia-based mixed martial arts promotion REBEL Fighting Championship makes its return in China next month which has two Filipinos featured in the fight card.

Fitness center lends support to paralympic athletes

FURTHER underscoring that in sports and in life anything is possible, one-stop fitness center Santé Fitness Lab (SFL) recently held the “Langoy Pinoy 30 Minute Swim Challenge” to benefit the country’s paralympic athletes.

Azkals try to find the right blend heading to qualifiers

THE Philippine national men’s football team knows that it has its work out for in its qualifying bid for the FIFA World Cup in Qatar in 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup in China in 2023 which is why it is leaving no stones unturned in preparing for it.

San Miguel levels series with TNT, 1-1

THE San Miguel Beermen pulled even with the TNT KaTropa in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup finals series after taking Game Two, 127-125, in double overtime on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Vince Carter wants to see absent NBA stars play in World...

HAVING had the chance to represent the United States in international basketball competitions, including a memorable one at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney, Australia, National Basketball Association veteran star Vince Carter said he would love to see league stars don the national colors for the “Star-Spangled Banner” but understands and respects their decision for declining considering the circumstances they are in.

San Miguel Beermen go for rebound in Game 2

DOWN 0-1 in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup finals series, the San Miguel Beermen look to rebound and level the affair with the TNT KaTropa in Game Two today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Bad weather, class suspension force NCAA 95 games cancellation anew

FOR THE SECOND straight play date, men’s basketball action in National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 was cancelled because of the expected bad weather brought about by Typhoon Hanna and subsequent suspension of classes in the metro.

EGS Elite and National University Uno among winners at NBA 3X...

THE NINTH EDITION of NBA 3X Philippines drew to a successful conclusion on Sunday with Cavite-based EGS Elite reclaiming the title in the men’s open division and National University Uno topping the women’s side.

Solid offering

When ONE Championship came here in April I was not able to cover it as I had something going out of town, which was why for the promotion’s most recent event here on Aug. 2 I made sure if I was available I would go.

NCAA: Blazers test mettle against streaking Knights

JOINT league leaders College of Saint Benilde Blazers stake their unbeaten record against the streaking Letran Knights with National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 95 action resuming today at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

PBA: Preparing well pays dividends for KaTropa vs Beermen in Game...

THE TNT KATROPA took early control of their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Commissioner’s Cup final series over the San Miguel Beermen following their 109-96 victory in Game One on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

ONE Championship: Uphill battle for Danny Kingad against ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson...

BOOKED a spot in ONE Championship’s world flyweight grand prix finals after emerging victorious in the semifinals last Friday of the promotion’s recent Manila event, Filipino fighter the Danny “The King” Kingad channels his attention on his next opponent in American Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson.

Gilas flies to Spain for World Cup preparations

THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL men’s basketball team flew to Spain on Sunday morning to further enhance its preparations for the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup which kicks later this month in China.

PHL kendokas out to do better at 12th ASEAN kendo tournament

THE Philippine national kendo team is set to compete in Indonesia later this week at the 12th ASEAN Kendo Tournament (AKT) with an eye on doing better from its performance last time around in the meet.

TNT draws first blood in Commissioner’s Cup finals

THE TNT KaTropa took a 1-0 lead over the San Miguel Beermen in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup finals series after a 109-96 victory in Game One on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

PFL: Ceres doubles on rival Kaya; Mendiola wins

DEFENDING Philippines Football League (PFL) champion Ceres-Negros FC continued with its mastery of rival Kaya FC-Iloilo after emerging victorious anew in their second encounter in the ongoing season, 1-0, in rain-soaked league action on Saturday at the Aboitiz Pitch in Lipa City, Batangas.

Kingad provides silver lining in tough night for Filipinos at ONE...

THE “Dawn of Heroes” event of ONE Championship last Friday here in Manila turned out to be a rough night for Filipino fighters but flyweight Danny “The King” Kingad provided a silver lining after bagging one of the big victories in the stacked fight card of the promotion.

San Miguel Beermen take another shot at finals spot

THE best-of-five Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup semifinal series between the San Miguel Beermen and Rain or Shine Elasto Painters hits Game Four today with both teams highly determined to see their respective causes through.

PFL: Ceres vs Kaya this weekend

ROUND-TWO collision between top-flight teams Ceres-Negros FC and Kaya FC-Iloilo in the ongoing season of the Philippines Football League headlines this weekend’s league fixtures.

NBA 3X Philippines at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall and...

THREE-ON-THREE basketball, National Basketball Association-style, takes place this weekend with the staging of this year’s edition of NBA 3X Philippines.

Not your usual ramen shop

PEOPLE seeking to satisfy their craving for Japanese ramen but not in the usual way may want to check out the newly opened Mitsuyado Ramen Shokudo at the Japan Town of Top of the Glo in Glorietta 2, Makati.

Kings look to build on breakthrough victory

FINALLY notched a win in their best-of-five Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup semifinal series last time around, the defending champions Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings look to build on it albeit recognize that it would not be easy once again against a “steady” TNT KaTropa.

Resorts World Manila unveils a grand new golf challenge

PART of its 10th year celebration and commitment to promoting sports tourism in the country, Resorts World Manila (RWM) announced a new exciting golfing tournament happening later this year.

Rain or Shine stays alive in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup

THE tournament lives of the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup are still burning after they averted elimination by winning Game Three of their best-of-five semifinal series over the San Miguel Beermen, 112-104, on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Stacked Dawn of Heroes is appreciation night by ONE Championship in...

WITH MANILA proving to be a solid market for ONE Championship, it should not come as a surprise that it has decided to bring in a stacked card for its latest event here later this week at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes.”

Letran wins 5 games in a row

THE WINNING WAYS of the Letran Knights in Season 95 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association continued on Tuesday after they raced to a fifth straight win with an 89-84 victory over the Mapua Cardinals in league action at the FilOil Flying V Arena.

Beermen go for the jugular vs E-Painters

THE now-on a roll San Miguel Beermen go for a spot in the finals of the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup when they reengage with the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in Game Three of their best-of-five semifinal series today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Folayang, Alvarez eye bounce back after tough losses

WOUND up at the raw end of their respective ONE Championship matches last time around, Filipino Eduard “Landslide” Folayang and American Eddie “The Underground King” Alvarez seek to bounce back when they collide on Aug. 2 at “ONE: Dawn of Heroes” here in Manila.

Ginebra narrows series deficit to 2-1 with Game Three win

THE Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings staved off elimination in the Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup after winning over the TNT KaTropa, 80-72, in Game Three of their best-of-five semifinal series on Tuesday at the Mall of Asia Arena.

A restart

Last Sunday the Philippine Olympic Committee held special elections for top officials aimed at setting the house in order after the organization was rocked by leadership issues recently.

TNT shoots for series end vs Ginebra today

ON THE VERGE of returning to the Philippine Basketball Association finals for the first time in over two years, the TNT KaTropa seek to take advantage of the opportunity and close out the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings in Game Three of their best-of-five Commissioner’s Cup semifinal series today at 7 p.m. at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City.

Blazers seek to remain unbeaten in NCAA 95

ONE OF JUST two teams left sans a loss in Season 95 of the National Collegiate Athletic Association, the College of Saint Benilde Blazers look to continue to roll when they return to league action today at the FilOil Flying V Arena in San Juan City.

San Miguel fashions out major comeback to bury Rain or Shine,...

THE San Miguel Beermen are a win away from a finals return after fashioning out a major comeback against the Rain or Shine Elasto Painters, 117-105, in Game Two of their best-of-five Philippine Basketball Association Commissioner’s Cup semifinal series on Monday at the Mall of Asia Arena.