Sports

Chery Tiggo grabs Pool A lead in PVL Reinforced Conference

Chery Tiggo grabs Pool A lead in PVL Reinforced Conference

July 20, 2024, 7:38 pm

MANILA – Chery Tiggo pulled off a 25-16, 25-20, 25-23 victory over Nxled to take the Pool A lead in the Premier Volleyball League Reinforced Conference at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City on Saturday. Katherine Briana Bell scored 21 points -- 19 on kills and two aces -- as the Crossovers wrapped… Read More

PH’s Tabernilla rules boys' U16 in Eastern Asian chess tourney

PH’s Tabernilla rules boys' U16 in Eastern Asian chess tourney

July 20, 2024, 5:02 pm

MANILA – Filipino Tyrhone James Tabernilla defeated compatriot Keith Adriane Ilar in the ninth and final round to capture the boys' Under-16 title in the Standard division of the 8th Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championship at the Cititel Hotel in Penang, Malaysia on Saturday. The 16-year-old… Read More

Paris Olympics services affected by global technical outage

Paris Olympics services affected by global technical outage

July 20, 2024, 1:33 am

ANKARA – A major global infirmation technology outage affected "some IT services" of the Paris 2024 Olympics on Friday, a week before the Games' opening ceremony. "The global technical issues affecting Microsoft software has affected some of Paris 2024’s IT services. At this point, the impacts… Read More

PSC to hold fun run promoting disability rights

PSC to hold fun run promoting disability rights

July 19, 2024, 5:01 pm

MANILA – As part of the National Disability Rights Week, the Philippine Sports Commission will hold the "Walk, Run, and Roll" fun run on July 20 at the University of the Philippines Academic Oval in Quezon City. Around 1,000 runners, including PWDs, their families, and advocates are expected to… Read More

Next Generation Basketball League to kick off on Aug. 11

Next Generation Basketball League to kick off on Aug. 11

July 19, 2024, 3:55 pm

MANILA – The Next Generation Basketball League (NGBL) that aims to help high school hoopers become the country’s future homegrown superstars will kick off on Aug. 11 at the Tanduay Gym in Manila. Tournament director LA Tenorio believes that high school stars need a platform to show their… Read More

Paris Olympic Village officially opens to welcome athletes

Paris Olympic Village officially opens to welcome athletes

July 19, 2024, 3:32 pm

PARIS – The Paris Olympic Village officially opened its doors on Thursday, welcoming athletes from around the world who are ready to embark on their Olympic journey. International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach visited the village on the opening day. Around 10,500 athletes from… Read More

2 PBA champion teams to represent PH in EASL 2024-25 Season

2 PBA champion teams to represent PH in EASL 2024-25 Season

July 19, 2024, 3:22 pm

HONG KONG SAR – The San Miguel Beermen and the Meralco Bolts will represent the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) in the East Asia Super League (EASL) 2024-25 Season. The Beermen and the Bolts were selected to compete in EASL based on their performances during the 2023-24 PBA season. The… Read More

PH gears up for BIMP-EAGA hosting in December

PH gears up for BIMP-EAGA hosting in December

July 18, 2024, 8:59 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has begun preparations for the 11th Brunei Darussalam–Indonesia–Malaysia–Philippines East ASEAN Growth Area (BIMP-EAGA) Friendship Games scheduled in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on Dec. 1-5. The tournament aims to foster excellence and… Read More

Legazpi City all set for Nat'l PRISAA Games 2024

Legazpi City all set for Nat'l PRISAA Games 2024

July 18, 2024, 8:41 pm

LEGAZPI CITY – Some of the more than 10,000 athletes, coaches, and other delegates from various schools across the country who will join the 2024 Private Schools Athletic Association (PRISAA) National Games from July 20 to 26, began arriving here Thursday. In an interview, Francisco Dexter… Read More

Cu, Tabernilla keep title hopes alive in Eastern Asian chess

Cu, Tabernilla keep title hopes alive in Eastern Asian chess

July 18, 2024, 5:56 pm

MANILA – Filipinos Ivan Travis Cu and Tyrhone James Tabernilla won their respective matches on Thursday to boost their title campaigns after six rounds of the Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championships at the Cititel Hotel in Penang, Malaysia. Cu, a 15-year-old FIDE Master, defeated Mongolian FM… Read More

GM Antonio banners PCAP Tournament of Champion Grand Finals

GM Antonio banners PCAP Tournament of Champion Grand Finals

July 18, 2024, 3:11 pm

MANILA – Grandmaster Rogelio "Joey" Antonio Jr. has promised to give his best in the three-day Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) Tournament of Champions Grand Finals set to unfold at the South Wing Atrium of Greenhills Mall in San Juan City on Friday. Antonio, named best… Read More

DepEd lauds E. Visayas athletes for improved ‘Palaro’ ranking

DepEd lauds E. Visayas athletes for improved ‘Palaro’ ranking

July 17, 2024, 1:28 pm

TACLOBAN CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) regional office has lauded Eastern Visayas athletes for rising to the 7th rank in the recent Palarong Pambansa, surpassing previous records. The DepEd regional office reported the Eastern Visayas Regional Athletic Association (EVRAA) delegation… Read More

Lady Blazers sweep Lady Knights, bag Shakey’s volleyball bronze

Lady Blazers sweep Lady Knights, bag Shakey’s volleyball bronze

July 16, 2024, 7:30 pm

MANILA – College of Saint Benilde played steadier in the fifth set to beat Letran, 23-25, 25-14, 19-25, 25-20, 17-15, to sweep their best-of-three series for the bronze medal in the 2024 Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals at Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Tuesday. Wing… Read More

King's Gambit Online School students shine in Palarong Pambansa

King's Gambit Online School students shine in Palarong Pambansa

July 16, 2024, 4:27 pm Updated on July 16, 2024, 5:55 pm

MANILA – Coach Richard Villaseran's King's Gambit Online Chess School players achieved podium finishes in recent tournaments. Villaseran's students pocketed six medals in the elementary division of the Palarong Pambansa which ended in Cebu City Tuesday. National Master (NM) Pat Ferdolf… Read More

POC chief optimistic on PH campaign in Paris Olympics

POC chief optimistic on PH campaign in Paris Olympics

July 16, 2024, 4:20 pm

MANILA – Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham "Bambol” Tolentino expressed his optimism for the country's campaign in the coming Paris Olympics. “Definitely, we will deliver. Definitely, we will surpass Tokyo (Olympics),” said Tolentino during the Philippine Sportswriters… Read More

Big City rules Palarong Pambansa secondary basketball

Big City rules Palarong Pambansa secondary basketball

July 15, 2024, 9:10 pm Updated on July 15, 2024, 9:30 pm

MANILA – National Capital Region (NCR) defeated Central Luzon, 86-71, to secure the gold medal in the Palarong Pambansa secondary boys' basketball at University of San Carlos gym in Cebu City on Monday. The bronze medal went to Davao Region. NCR was also crowned champion in the secondary girls'… Read More

Benilde a win away from Shakey's Super League bronze medal

Benilde a win away from Shakey's Super League bronze medal

July 15, 2024, 7:46 pm

MANILA – College of Saint Benilde bounced back from a first-set loss to prevail over Letran, 21-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-17, in Game 1 of the 2024 Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals best-of-three battle for bronze series at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Monday. Opposite… Read More

NCR virtual Palaro champ; VP Sara expected in closing rites

NCR virtual Palaro champ; VP Sara expected in closing rites

July 15, 2024, 7:33 pm Updated on July 15, 2024, 8:55 pm

CEBU CITY – The National Capital Region (NCR) continued to dominate the Palarong Pambansa 2024 and was poised to take the overall championship for the 17th straight time as of the medal results Monday night. As of 8:30 p.m., student-athletes from the Big City already have 94 gold, 65 silver and… Read More

NU, Adamson reach Asiabasket Int'l Championship semis

NU, Adamson reach Asiabasket Int'l Championship semis

July 15, 2024, 6:02 pm

MANILA – National University and Adamson University beat their respective rivals Sunday night to reach the semifinal of 2024 ANTA Asiabasket International Championship at the Enderun Colleges in Taguig City. Jolo Manansala finished with 16 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals,… Read More

Alcaraz defends Wimbledon title

Alcaraz defends Wimbledon title

July 15, 2024, 3:35 pm

LONDON – Carlos Alcaraz beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to defend the men's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships here on Sunday. It's a repeat of the 2023 showpiece as the Spaniard youngster defeated the Serbian veteran in five sets to lift his maiden Wimbledon title. A… Read More