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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

NU stuns reigning champion FEU in UAAP junior basketball opener

NU stuns reigning champion FEU in UAAP junior basketball opener

November 21, 2023, 5:42 pm

MANILA – Nazareth School of National University (NU) pulled off a 70-56 upset over defending champion Far Eastern University-Diliman (FEU) at the start of the UAAP Season 86 high school boys’ basketball tournament at the Amoranto Sports Complex in Quezon City on Tuesday. Colins Akowe scored 17… Read More

Bacojo shares 2nd spot in U18 category of World Youth Chess

Bacojo shares 2nd spot in U18 category of World Youth Chess

November 21, 2023, 5:00 pm

MANILA – Filipino FIDE Master Mark Jay Bacojo boosted his campaign in the World Youth Chess Championships after beating his Vietnamese rival at the Pala Dean Martin Centro Congressi in Montesilvano, Italy on Monday. Bacojo prevailed over FIDE Master Nguyen Quoc Hy in 46 moves of the Sicilian… Read More

Search on for Queen of the North chess tournament

Search on for Queen of the North chess tournament

November 21, 2023, 4:20 pm

LAOAG CITY – Female chess players from the Ilocos, Cagayan Valley, and Cordillera regions are encouraged to join the regional chess meet scheduled in this city on Dec. 17-23, which aims to discover the “Queen of the North.” “The Queen of the North chess tournament, to be held at the Ilocos… Read More

Lyceum secures twice-to-beat edge; Benilde keeps semis hopes up

Lyceum secures twice-to-beat edge; Benilde keeps semis hopes up

November 19, 2023, 7:06 pm

MANILA – Mclaude Guadana and John Barba scored 17 points each to lead Lyceum of the Philippines University past Arellano University, 98-86, as the Pirates gained the twice-to-beat incentive in the semifinal round of the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball at Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on… Read More

Lady Archers end UAAP campaign with victory over Lady Warriors

Lady Archers end UAAP campaign with victory over Lady Warriors

November 19, 2023, 5:40 pm

MANILA – De La Salle University ended its campaign in the UAAP Season 86 women's basketball with a 58-45 beating of University of the East at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Sunday. Lee Sario had 18 points, seven rebounds and four assists to lead the Lady Archers who concluded their… Read More

Letran outlasts Adamson to boost Spikers’ Turf QF bid

Letran outlasts Adamson to boost Spikers’ Turf QF bid

November 19, 2023, 4:52 pm

MANILA – Saints and Lattes-Letran fought back from two-sets down to beat Davies Paint-Adamson, 20-25, 26-28, 25-16, 25-17, 15-12, and boost its quarterfinal bid in the Spikers’ Turf Invitational Conference at Paco Arena in Manila on Sunday. The Knights, getting 19 points from Vince Virrey… Read More

Arca beats Norwegian in World Youth Chess round 6, climbs to 2nd

Arca beats Norwegian in World Youth Chess round 6, climbs to 2nd

November 19, 2023, 3:57 pm

MANILA – Filipino FIDE Master Christian Gian Karlo Arca moved up to second place after defeating Norwegian Isak Vinh Brattgjerd in 57 moves of the Caro-Kann Defense in Round 6 of the FIDE World Youth Chess Championships at Pala Dean Martin Centro Congressi in Montesilvano, Italy on Saturday.… Read More

San Beda survives Jose Rizal to boost NCAA semifinal bid

San Beda survives Jose Rizal to boost NCAA semifinal bid

November 18, 2023, 6:38 pm

MANILA – San Beda University defeated Jose Rizal University, 74-69, to remain in the hunt for a semifinal berth in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on Saturday. Yukien Andrada scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half to lead the Red… Read More

UST Tigresses secure twice-to-beat advantage 

UST Tigresses secure twice-to-beat advantage 

November 18, 2023, 4:26 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas stamped its class over Ateneo de Manila, 80-68, in the UAAP Season 86 women’s basketball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Saturday.  The Tigresses rolled to their fourth straight win and finished the elimination round with an 11-3… Read More

Bacojo, Arca hurdle round 5 in world youth chess tourney

Bacojo, Arca hurdle round 5 in world youth chess tourney

November 18, 2023, 2:26 pm

MANILA – Filipino FIDE Masters Mark Jay Bacojo and Christian Gian Karlo Arca won their fifth-round matches at the FIDE World Youth Chess Championships at Pala Dean Martin Centro Congressi in Montesilvano, Italy Friday. Bacojo stunned French International Master Timothe Razafindratsima in 26… Read More

POC chief: AIMAG postponement good for Filipino Olympic hopefuls

POC chief: AIMAG postponement good for Filipino Olympic hopefuls

November 17, 2023, 7:17 pm

MANILA – The Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games (AIMAG), which was reset for February next year, was postponed a second time because of its proximity to the Paris 2024 Olympics. The AIMAG was originally scheduled this month but host Thailand postponed the 50-sport competition rescheduled every… Read More

Lyceum clinches semis berth with tight win over San Sebastian

Lyceum clinches semis berth with tight win over San Sebastian

November 17, 2023, 6:21 pm Updated on November 17, 2023, 7:18 pm

MANILA – Lyceum of the Philippines banked on Enoch Valdez to escape with an 83-80 victory over San Sebastian College and clinched a semifinal berth in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City on Friday. Valdez scored 14 of his 18 points in the… Read More

Cantela beats Italian foe in World Youth Chess Championships

Cantela beats Italian foe in World Youth Chess Championships

November 17, 2023, 4:37 pm

MANILA – Filipino National Master Oscar Joseph Cantela defeated local bet Narciso Sciole in the fourth round of the FIDE World Youth Chess Championships at the Pala Dean Martin Centro Congressi in Montesilvano, Italy on Thursday. The resident of Barangay San Juan Uno in General Trias, Cavite… Read More