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Mapua books NCAA Season 99 men’s basketball finals

Mapua books NCAA Season 99 men’s basketball finals

November 28, 2023, 6:02 pm Updated on November 28, 2023, 7:46 pm

MANILA – Mapua drew strength from the sweet-shooting duo of Paolo Hernandez and Clint Escamis and its rock-solid defense in the fourth quarter as it downed the College of St. Benilde, 78-67, and claimed the first NCAA Season 99 finals seat at the MOA Arena on Tuesday. Hernandez and Escamis, best… Read More

Olympic, world champions vie in PH leg of World Beach Pro Tour

Olympic, world champions vie in PH leg of World Beach Pro Tour

November 28, 2023, 5:58 pm

MANILA – Olympic and world champions and top-ranked athletes take centerstage in the Philippine leg of the prestigious Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour (BPT) Challenge that starts with the qualifiers at the Nuvali Sand Courts in the City of Santa Rosa, Laguna on Thursday. Reigning champions… Read More

Patrolman Salera wins chess tournament in Pasig City

Patrolman Salera wins chess tournament in Pasig City

November 27, 2023, 6:25 pm

MANILA – Police officer Mark Russel Salera won the 1st Starshots Coffee Standard Tournament 1799 and below held Saturday and Sunday at the Ayala Malls Activity Center in Pasig City. Salera, one of the best chess players in the Philippine National Police, was tied for first to fourth place with… Read More

Teams arrive for Volleyball Beach Pro Tour

Teams arrive for Volleyball Beach Pro Tour

November 27, 2023, 5:32 pm

MANILA – Players from 17 teams joining the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour (BPT) Challenge Philippine leg have arrived on Monday, three days before the event kicks off in Nuvali, Santa Rosa City, Laguna. The teams are from Japan, Canada, USA, China, Japan, Brazil, Spain, Austria and Poland in… Read More

94 compete at surfing national tourney in Borongan

94 compete at surfing national tourney in Borongan

November 27, 2023, 1:23 pm

TACLOBAN CITY – Ninety-four surfers from various parts of the country are now in Borongan City for the Surf City Masters 2023, the 4th leg of the NextGen Pilipinas Surfing National Tour. Borongan has been hosting the national surfing championship since 2019. Surfers from Aurora, Catanduanes,… Read More

New Zealand squad tops adventure race in Biliran

New Zealand squad tops adventure race in Biliran

November 26, 2023, 7:48 pm

NAVAL, Biliran – New Zealand's Fear Youth ruled the La Routa Adventure Race - Eastern Visayas championship, besting 13 other teams in the 96-hour competition spread over four days in the island province of Biliran. Fear Youth, composed of 20-year-olds Dean Stewart, Josiah Murphy and Sophie… Read More

UST, CSB pocket PNVF Challenge Cup titles

UST, CSB pocket PNVF Challenge Cup titles

November 26, 2023, 7:40 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas (UST) overcame a tough Cignal team, 20-25, 25-22, 25-22, 19-25, 15-13, to pocket the men's title in the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Challenge Cup at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila on Saturday night.  Joshua Ybañez led the Growling… Read More

Australian Mileham, PH's Burgos win Asia Duathlon titles

Australian Mileham, PH's Burgos win Asia Duathlon titles

November 26, 2023, 5:07 pm

CAPAS, Tarlac – Australian Samuel Mileham topped the men's elite category of the 2023 Asia Triathlon Duathlon Championships at New Clark City Sports Complex here Sunday. The 25-year-old native of Perth finished the 10K (run)-40K (bike)-5K (run) race in 1 hour, 53 minutes and 7 seconds. "I'm… Read More

UST books finals duel with 7-time champ NU in UAAP women's basketball

UST books finals duel with 7-time champ NU in UAAP women's basketball

November 25, 2023, 6:11 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas hung tough in the fourth quarter to outlast University of the Philippines, 87-83, in their rubber match for the second finals berth of the UAAP Season 86 women's basketball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Saturday. Kent Pastrana scored… Read More

UAAP: La Salle's Bejoy claims 400m gold

UAAP: La Salle's Bejoy claims 400m gold

November 25, 2023, 5:03 pm

MANILA – National athlete Bernalyn Bejoy ruled the 400m event as De La Salle stayed on top of the women's division on Day 3 of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 athletics competition at the Philsports track oval in Pasig City. The 23-year-old runner from… Read More

UP's Labita breaks another record to win 2nd UAAP athletics gold

UP's Labita breaks another record to win 2nd UAAP athletics gold

November 24, 2023, 8:26 pm

MANILA – University of the Philippines sophomore Alhryan Labita broke another record en route to his second gold medal in the UAAP Season 86 athletics competition at PhilSports track oval in Pasig City on Thursday night. Labita ruled the men’s 200-meter dash in 21.42 seconds, 0.01 faster than… Read More

UST paddlers capture 4th consecutive UAAP crown

UST paddlers capture 4th consecutive UAAP crown

November 23, 2023, 8:50 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas claimed its fourth consecutive title after beating Ateneo de Manila University, 2-0, in the men's division of the UAAP Season 86 table tennis tournament at the Amoranto Sports Complex Arena in Quezon City on Thursday. "Masayang-masaya tayo and with this… Read More

UAAP: UP's Labita bags 100m gold, sets new record

UAAP: UP's Labita bags 100m gold, sets new record

November 23, 2023, 6:08 pm

MANILA – University of the Philippines (UP) bet Alhryan Labita delivered a stunning performance in the men's 100-meter dash of the UAAP Season 86 athletics tournament at the PhilSports track and field stadium in Pasig City on Wednesday night. Labita won the race for the second straight year and… Read More

College of Saint Benilde completes NCAA Final Four cast

College of Saint Benilde completes NCAA Final Four cast

November 22, 2023, 8:11 pm

MANILA – The College of Saint Benilde (CSB) bowed to Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC), 69-77, but still managed to secure the last semifinal berth in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City on Wednesday. The Blazers slid to the fourth spot with an… Read More

Bacojo earns second IM norm in Italy

Bacojo earns second IM norm in Italy

November 22, 2023, 7:51 pm

MANILA – Filipino FIDE Master Mark Jay Daños Bacojo defeated Armenian International Master Emin Ohanyan in Round 8 of the World Youth Chess Championships at the Pala Dean Martin Centro Congressi in Montesilvano, Italy on Tuesday. Playing the black pieces, the Grade 12 student from the… Read More

All roads lead to Laguna for Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour

All roads lead to Laguna for Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour

November 22, 2023, 6:23 pm

MANILA – Elite teams from more than 30 countries, bannered by men’s World No. 1 Norway and women’s top seed Brazil, will see action in the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour (BPT) Challenge at Nuvali in Santa Rosa City, Laguna from Nov. 30 to Dec. 3. “Nuvali is the future of beach volleyball… Read More

Lady Bulldogs advance to UAAP basketball final

Lady Bulldogs advance to UAAP basketball final

November 22, 2023, 6:21 pm

MANILA – National University claimed its 12th straight victory on Wednesday to reach the final of the UAAP Season 86 women's basketball tournament. Camille Clarin had 12 points, four assists, and three rebounds while Karl Pingol added 10 points and three steals as the top-seeded Lady Bulldogs… Read More

PH captures gold in World Wushu Championships

PH captures gold in World Wushu Championships

November 21, 2023, 9:33 pm

MANILA – The Philippines ended its campaign in the 16th World Wushu Championships with six medals, including one gold from Mark Lester Ragay, Mark Anthony and Vincent Ventura in the men's Taolu Duilian event, at Forth Worth Convention Center in Texas, USA on Monday. The Philippines also bagged… Read More

Razon shines as Perpetual conquers San Sebastian

Razon shines as Perpetual conquers San Sebastian

November 21, 2023, 7:52 pm

MANILA – Skipper Jelo Razon scored a career-high 26 points as University of Perpetual Help System Dalta beat San Sebastian College-Recoletos, 75-60, in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan on Tuesday. Razon's 11-point output in the fourth quarter… Read More

 76th Fil-Am golf tourney major boost to Baguio tourism

76th Fil-Am golf tourney major boost to Baguio tourism

November 21, 2023, 6:55 pm

BAGUIO CITY – This city’s tourism sector will get an additional kick from the 76th annual Fil-Am Invitational amateur golf on Nov. 25 to Dec. 10 with some 1,400 players from 252 teams, including those from golf clubs outside the country. Andrew Pinero, client and member relations manager of… Read More