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Pasig City's Melencio bags 14 medals in COPA swimfest

Pasig City's Melencio bags 14 medals in COPA swimfest

May 20, 2024, 7:59 am

MANILA – Pasig City's Ricielle Maleeka Melencio bagged 14 medals, including nine golds, in the Congress of Philippine Aquatics (COPA) ‘One For All-All For One’ National Capital Region Swimming Championships at the Teofilo Yldefonso Swimming Center inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in… Read More

Benilde, Perpetual move closer to NCAA volleyball titles

Benilde, Perpetual move closer to NCAA volleyball titles

May 19, 2024, 7:57 pm

MANILA – College of Saint Benilde outplayed Letran, 25-21, 25-15, 25-14, in the opener of the NCAA Season 99 women’s volleyball best-of-three title series at FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on Sunday. Michelle Gamit and Gayle Pascual scored 14 points each while Zamantha Nolasco added 12… Read More

Filipino triathlete ready for World Ironman championship

Filipino triathlete ready for World Ironman championship

May 19, 2024, 7:01 pm Updated on May 19, 2024, 8:44 pm

MANILA – Ireland-based Filipino triathlete Mike Gonda proved he is now ready to compete in the 2024 VinFast World Ironman championship in Nice, France on Sept. 22. The native of Mabini, Batangas finished the 45-49 age category of the 32nd Club la Santa Ironman Lanzarote in 12 hours, 48 minutes… Read More

Dallas storms back to eliminate top seed OKC, enters NBA West Finals

Dallas storms back to eliminate top seed OKC, enters NBA West Finals

May 19, 2024, 5:57 pm

MANILA – Dallas climbed back from a 17-point hole to take down Oklahoma City, 117-116, in Game 6 of the NBA Western Conference semifinals on Sunday (Philippine Time) at American Airlines Center in Dallas. The win gave the Mavericks the first seat in the Western Conference finals. They will… Read More

Asian body honors POC, cycling chief Tolentino  with merit award

Asian body honors POC, cycling chief Tolentino with merit award

May 19, 2024, 5:42 pm

MANILA – PhilCycling (Integrated Cycling Federation of the Philippines) president Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino will receive a merit award during the Asian Cycling Confederation (ACC) Congress in Almaty, Kazakhstan on June 6. ACC secretary-general Onkar Singh informed Tolentino of the award in a… Read More

PH's Arca rules Vietnam chess tourney, gains 2nd IM norm

PH's Arca rules Vietnam chess tourney, gains 2nd IM norm

May 19, 2024, 4:35 pm

MANILA - Filipino FIDE Master (FM) Christian Gian Karlo Arca split the point with Vietnamese Candidate Master (CM) Dau Khuong Duy in the final round to rule the Quang Ninh GM2 tournament in Ha Long Ward, Ha Long City, Vietnam on Sunday. Playing the black pieces, the 15-year-old resident of… Read More

Benilde, Letran start best-of-3 clash for NCAA women's volley title

Benilde, Letran start best-of-3 clash for NCAA women's volley title

May 18, 2024, 6:28 pm

MANILA – Two-time defending champion College of Saint Benilde tries to extend its winning streak while Letran seeks to end a 25-year title drought when they square off in Game 1 of the NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association) Season 99 women’s volleyball championship at FilOil EcoOil… Read More

UST's Santor claims one more gold in COPA swimfest

UST's Santor claims one more gold in COPA swimfest

May 18, 2024, 5:38 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas’ Patricia Mae Santor added one more gold medal to her collection after winning the 100-meter freestyle in the girls' 16-under of the Congress of Philippine Aquatics (COPA) National Capital Region One For All-All For One tournament at Teofilo Ildefonso… Read More

Brazil to host FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2027

Brazil to host FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2027

May 18, 2024, 11:45 am

ISTANBUL – Brazil will host the 2027 Women's World Cup, the 10th edition of the football event, FIFA Congress announced in Thailand on Friday. "At the 74th FIFA Congress in Bangkok, Thailand, Brazil was announced as the host nation of the 10th FIFA Women’s World Cup to be held in 2027,… Read More

Arca, Concio settle for draw in 4th round of Vietnam chess tourney

Arca, Concio settle for draw in 4th round of Vietnam chess tourney

May 16, 2024, 8:07 pm

MANILA – Filipino FIDE Master (FM) Christian Gian Karlo Arca and International Master (IM) Michael Concio settled for a draw in the fourth round of the Quang Ninh GM2 chess tournament in Ha Long Ward, Ha Long City, Vietnam on Thursday. Playing with white pieces, Arca split the point with Concio… Read More

Hong Kong to host FIBA 3x3 World Tour Finals in November

Hong Kong to host FIBA 3x3 World Tour Finals in November

May 16, 2024, 7:40 pm

MANILA – Hong Kong will be the venue of this year's 3x3 World Tour Finals, the FIBA announced on Thursday. It will be the city's first time to stage the 12-team competition from Nov. 23 to 24. Along with the announcement, FIBA also said Hong Kong can qualify for the finals via a three-team… Read More

AFC Congress elects two Executive Committee members

AFC Congress elects two Executive Committee members

May 16, 2024, 7:21 pm

MANILA – Mijgona Mahmadalieva of Tajikistan and Chung Mong Gyu of South Korea have been elected as Executive Committee members during the 34th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress, which concluded in Bangkok, Thailand on Thursday. Mahmadalieva, representing the Central Zone, and Chung,… Read More

Australia to host 2026 AFC Women's Asian Cup

Australia to host 2026 AFC Women's Asian Cup

May 16, 2024, 5:10 pm

CANBERRA – Football Australia (FA) has celebrated the country being awarded the hosting rights for the 2026 Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Women's Asian Cup. The AFC Executive Committee on Wednesday officially ratified the recommendation of the AFC Women's Football Committee that Australia… Read More

Lady Knights advance to NCAA volleyball finals

Lady Knights advance to NCAA volleyball finals

May 16, 2024, 5:32 am

MANILA – Letran survived Lyceum of the Philippines University, 25-15, 25-21, 19-25, 19-25, 15-11, on Wednesday to reach the NCAA Season 99 women’s volleyball finals. Marie Judiel Nitura scored 23 points, while Gia Marcel Maquilang contributed 22 points and 16 excellent receptions as the Lady… Read More

NU spikers claim fourth straight UAAP men's title

NU spikers claim fourth straight UAAP men's title

May 16, 2024, 5:29 am

MANILA – National University bounced back from a second-set loss to beat University of Santo Tomas, 25-21, 22-25, 25-17, 25-15, and claim its fourth straight UAAP men's volleyball tournament title on Wednesday. Michaelo Buddin, Leo Aringo Jr. and Angelo Nicolas Almendras registered double-digit… Read More

COPA junior swim tourney set May 17-19

COPA junior swim tourney set May 17-19

May 15, 2024, 8:17 pm

MANILA – The Congress of the Philippine Aquatics, Inc. (COPA) will hold the National Capital Region “One For All – All For One” Championships at the Teofilo Ildefonso Swimming Center inside the historic Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Malate, Manila on May 17-19. Teams and students from… Read More

UST's Ybañez, NU's Belen win UAAP volleyball MVP award

UST's Ybañez, NU's Belen win UAAP volleyball MVP award

May 15, 2024, 8:14 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas spiker Josh Ybañez bagged his second straight UAAP Most Valuable Player award during a ceremony at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday. The 5-foot-7 sophomore from General Santos City amassed 89.643 statistical points (SP). He finished the elimination round… Read More

Lyceum stops Arellano in NCAA women's volleyball stepladder semis

Lyceum stops Arellano in NCAA women's volleyball stepladder semis

May 12, 2024, 6:09 pm

MANILA – Lyceum of the Philippines University pulled off a 25-17, 24-26, 25-20, 25-19 victory over Arellano University in the NCAA Season 99 women’s volleyball stepladder semifinals at FilOil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on Sunday.Janeth Tulang had 16 attacks, five blocks and two aces for… Read More

Diones, Toledo show might in PH Athletics Championships

Diones, Toledo show might in PH Athletics Championships

May 12, 2024, 4:10 pm

MANILA – National team mainstays Mark Harry Diones and Aries Toledo stamped their class in the International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) Philippine Athletics Championships at PhilSports track and field stadium in Pasig City. Diones registered 15.60 meters to retain the men's Open… Read More

National U spikers close in on twin UAAP titles

National U spikers close in on twin UAAP titles

May 11, 2024, 8:57 pm

MANILA – National University closed in on the UAAP Season 86 men's and women’s volleyball crowns after blanking University of Santo Tomas in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Saturday. The three-time defending champion Bulldogs finally got one over… Read More