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Barangay Ginebra inches closer to Governors’ Cup title

THE Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings are on the cusp of winning another Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup title after dominating the Meralco Bolts, 94-72, in Game Four of their best-of-seven finals on Wednesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Busmen seek to shape up more for AFC CL next round

WHILE happy to have been able to overcome its first hurdle in the preliminaries of the AFC Champions League 2020, top local club football team Ceres-Negros FC nonetheless looks to shape up some more heading into the next round.

Special Olympics mission gets much-needed shot in the arm with Bounty...

THE MISSION of the Special Olympics to foster an inclusive environment for persons with intellectual disabilities (PIDs) got a big boost locally after poultry integrator company Bounty Agro Ventures Inc. (BAVI) entered into a partnership with the sports organization for a campaign geared towards providing opportunities to individuals with special needs.

Barangay Ginebra goes for dominant 3-1 lead vs Meralco

THE BARANGAY Ginebra San Miguel Kings enter today’s Game Four of their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup final series with the Meralco Bolts looking to notch a commanding 3-1 lead.

Ceres advances to next round of AFC Champions League prelims

CERES-NEGROS FC advanced to the next round of the preliminaries of the AFC Champions League 2020 after holding on and defeating visiting Shan United FC of Myanmar, 3-2, in a round 1 match on Tuesday night at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

Pacio looks to continue ascent in brand-new year

FINISHED the Year 2019 strong, ONE Championship world strawweight champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines looks to sustain his ascent in the brand-new year.

What a decade it was (conclusion)

As the Year 2019 dropped the curtain a fortnight ago, so did the decade of the 2010s, a stretch that proved to be a solid one for Philippine sports with a number of feats and achievements notched as well as landmark events that enhanced the local sporting scene for the now and the future.

Adjustments for Bolts in face of Almazan loss

FACING the possibility of playing the rest of the best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup finals series sans big man Raymond Almazan, the Meralco Bolts are bracing for a rougher road ahead against the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings, necessitating for them to make added adjustments.

Ceres begins AFC Champions League 2020 bid

AFC Champions League 2020 action kicks off today with top local club football team Ceres-Negros FC hosting Shan United of Myanmar in a preliminary round 1 qualifying action at the Rizal Memorial Stadium.

Alex Eala thankful for chance to play in Australian Open Jrs....

FILIPINO juniors tennis sensation Alex Eala is set to compete in the main draw of the Australian Open later this month after securing her position in the top 10 in the latest ITF World Juniors Ranking.

Kings regain series lead with big Game Three win

THE Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings regained the upper hand in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup finals series with the Meralco Bolts, two games to one, after taking Game Three, 92-84, on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Didal determined to see her Olympic push through

IN the mix to make it to the Tokyo Summer Games later this year, Filipino skateboarding star Margielyn Didal said she is determined to see her Olympic push through but admitted needing all the help that she can get to make it a reality.

Philippines to host Asian badminton team championships in February

ADD the Badminton Asia Team Championships among the international competitions descending on the Philippines this year.

San Juan Go-For-Gold shooting guard John Wilson makes MPBL history

HISTORY was made in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) at the weekend as San Juan Go-For-Gold shooting guard John Wilson became the first player in league history to reach the 1,000-point mark.

Barangay Ginebra goes for 2-0 lead on the road

THE BARANGAY Ginebra San Miguel Kings seek to double up on the Meralco Bolts in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup finals series in Game Two today on the road in Lucena City.

NCAA Season 95 women’s volleyball begins today

WOMEN’S volleyball action in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) begins today with defending champions Arellano Lady Chiefs headlining the opening-day proceedings against the Lyceum Lady Pirates.

Kingad intends to put lessons of 2019 into good use

FOLLOWING an eventful 2019 that had him learning a lot both as an individual and as a fighter, Danny “The King” Kingad intends to put the lessons he got into good use as he begins another year with ONE Championship.

Black hopes bench steps up in bounce back bid

OUTLASTED in Game One of their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup final series on Tuesday, the Meralco Bolts look to bounce back against the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings in Game Two, hopefully with help from their bench.

Chooks-to-Go’s sports thrust set to expand with planned 3×3 basketball league...

ALREADY a steady supporter of Philippine sports the past few years, Chooks-to-Go is set to expand its sporting thrust with a planned 3-on-3 basketball league for women beginning in February.

Ceres-Negros gearing up for tough challenge in AFC Champions League

TOP local club football team Ceres-Negros FC begins its 2020 campaign next week, starting with the preliminary stage of the AFC Champions League (ACL).

Barangay Ginebra takes Game One, seizes early series lead

THE Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings got the early lead in their best-of-seven Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup finals series after taking Game One over the Meralco Bolts, 91-87, on Tuesday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Olympic dream continues for Philippine Volcanoes

THEIR quest to book a spot in the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan, this year may be over but the Philippine Volcanoes are not losing hope that they would make their way eventually to the quadrennial sporting spectacle some day.

Derrick Pumaren returns as Green Archers coach

A FAMILIAR face returns at the coaching helm of the De La Salle University men’s basketball team as champion coach Derrick Pumaren has been named head coach.

What a decade it was (part 1)

As the Year 2019 dropped the curtain last week, so did the decade of the 2010s, a stretch that proved to be a solid one for Philippine sports with a number of feats and achievements notched as well as landmark events which enhanced the local sporting scene for the now and the future.

Let the PBA Finals begin

AFTER a two-week break for the holidays, the Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup resumes action today with Game One of the best-of-seven finals series between the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings and the Meralco Bolts.

Book narrates recent rise of the UP men’s basketball team

ONE of the bigger stories in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) of late, the rise of the UP men’s basketball team from perennial league whipping boys to title contenders is being chronicled in a soon-to-be-released book.

Bolts, Kings to let game speak come the finals

FIGHTING in a Philippine Basketball Association finals for the third time in the last four years, the Meralco Bolts and Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings are not putting much on talk and instead are bent on letting their game speak for themselves when their best-of-seven championship series rolls off tomorrow.

ONE Championship continues push to build on growing community with new...

EVER GROWING as an organization since being established in 2011, ONE Championship stays committed to its thrust of further expansion in the new decade, unveiling newly inked regional partnerships.

Roller-coaster ride for PH basketball

PHILIPPINE basketball saw its share of ups and downs in the Year 2019, carrying with them lessons that should serve to steer the sport into the coming years.

Eventful 2019 for Philippine football

THE YEAR 2019 saw Philippine football churn out a mixed bag of results across various levels but nonetheless had it eventful and left much to take cue from moving forward. Thus, said one local observer of the sport.

Doncic latest addition to Jordan Brand endorsers

HAVING A solid start to his second year in the National Basketball Association, Dallas Mavericks sensation Luka Doncic recently added Jordan Brand ambassador to his growing list of accomplishments in his young NBA career.

Good year for combat sports in 2019

THE YEAR 2019 could well go down as one of the better years for combat sports in the country as various disciplines of the sporting form had their moments front and center.

Ginebra Kings’ Brownlee, Meralco Bolts’ Durham looking forward to Big Dance...

FACING in a Philippine Basketball Association finals for the third time in the last four years, imports Justin Brownlee of the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings and Allen Durham of the Meralco Bolts said the championship feeling does not get old even as they said they are looking forward to playing anew in the Big Dance.

Kings, Bolts in a finals clash for the third time

FOR the third time in the last four years the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings and Meralco Bolts dispute the title for the season-ending Philippine Basketball Association tournament Governors’ Cup.

A more advanced and responsive Ultraboost

ONE OF the more popular shoe lines of adidas -- the Ultraboost -- gets more elevated with the Ultraboost 20.

Meralco, TNT in do-or-die match for last finals berth

THE best-of-five Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup semifinal series between the Meralco Bolts and TNT KaTropa is down one last game with Game Five today at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City.

Lament follows decision to move ASEAN Para Games

THE ASEAN Para Games 2020 which the country was set to host next month had been pushed to a later date after local organizers were forced to such a decision over what they related was caused by issues on funding and budget.

Barangay Ginebra goes for the finish versus Northport

A WIN away from barging back to the finals of the Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup, the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings are out to finish off the Northport Batang Pier in Game Four today of their best-of-five semifinal series.

Athletes underscore national sports associations’ role in ensuring programs succeed

WHILE on a high after the country dominated the 30th Southeast Asian Games on its way to bagging the overall championship, national athletes expressed hope that the gains made in this year’s edition of the biennial regional sporting meet be sustained even as they underscored the key role that national sports associations (NSAs) play in ensuring that programs succeed.

Kings and Batang Pier go for 2-1 series lead

WITH their best-of-five Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup semifinal series knotted at a game apiece, the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings and Northport Batang Pier go for the pivotal 2-1 lead in Game Three today at 7 p.m. at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

Joshua Pacio set to defend ONE title in Manila in January

ONE Championship returns for its first show in the country in 2020 in January with strawweight champion Joshua “The Passion” Pacio of the Philippines headlining the event, dubbed ONE: Fire & Fury.

Making things happen

“If you build a team with talent, the wins will come.”

TNT looks to create further separation against Meralco

TOOK an early 1-0 lead in their best-of-five Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup semifinal pairing, the TNT KaTropa look to create further distance with the Meralco Bolts in Game Two of their joust at 7 p.m. today at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.

SEA Games sponsor Razer touts great support from fans and proponents...

ESPORTS debuted in the Southeast Asian Games this year and was warmly received by proponents and fans alike.

Northport goes for 2-0 series lead over Barangay Ginebra

THE STREAKING Northport Batang Pier go for a 2-0 lead over the Barangay Ginebra San Miguel Kings in their best-of-five Philippine Basketball Association Governors’ Cup semifinal series when they reengage for Game Two today at 7 p.m. at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.