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NCAA: Monje stars in Letran's 67-58 win over Arellano U

NCAA: Monje stars in Letran's 67-58 win over Arellano U

November 14, 2023, 5:37 pm Updated on November 14, 2023, 8:16 pm

MANILA – Kobe Monje scored 13 points as Colegio de San Juan de Letran clobbered Arellano University, 67-58, in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City on Tuesday. Kobe also had three rebounds, four assists, and one steal for the fallen… Read More

TriPhil to hold Asian Duathlon Championships in Tarlac

TriPhil to hold Asian Duathlon Championships in Tarlac

November 14, 2023, 5:00 pm

MANILA – The new-look triathlon federation is gearing up for the 2023 Asian Duathlon Championships slated Nov. 26 at New Clark City in Capas, Tarlac. At least 50 elite men and women are expected to join the tournament organized by the Triathlon Philippines (TriPhil), the former Triathlon… Read More

2 PH chess players off to good start in world youth tourney

2 PH chess players off to good start in world youth tourney

November 14, 2023, 4:10 pm

MANILA – The Philippines kicked off its campaign in the FIDE World Youth Championships in Italy on a good note as FIDE Masters Christian Gian Karlo Arca and Mark Jay Bacojo won their respective first-round matches in the standard events on Monday. Arca defeated India's Wadhawan Daaevik in the… Read More

IOC president calls for unity in sport amid geopolitical tensions

IOC president calls for unity in sport amid geopolitical tensions

November 14, 2023, 3:23 pm

GENEVA – International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach has emphasized the critical need for unity in the sporting world amidst increasing geopolitical tensions. He conveyed this message while welcoming attendees to the 2023 International Federation (IF) Forum in Lausanne,… Read More

UE's Momowei suspended for 1 game, out for post-season awards

UE's Momowei suspended for 1 game, out for post-season awards

November 14, 2023, 2:48 pm

MANILA – The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) announced on Tuesday the one-game suspension of University of the East (UE) rookie Precious Momowei after committing his second unsportsmanlike foul of the season on Sunday. The Warriors’ foreign player committed the second… Read More

Fil-Dutch bags 2 golds, silver in PH Asian Masters Athletics tourney

Fil-Dutch bags 2 golds, silver in PH Asian Masters Athletics tourney

November 13, 2023, 6:18 pm

MANILA – Netherlands-based Filipina marathoner Rachel de Weerd defied slight fever to win two golds and a silver medal for the Team Philippines in the 22nd Asian Masters Athletics Championships held from Nov. 8 to 12 at the New Clark City Athletics Stadium in Capas, Tarlac. De Weerd, a native of… Read More

Mapua grabs NCAA lead after edging San Beda, Lyceum loss

Mapua grabs NCAA lead after edging San Beda, Lyceum loss

November 12, 2023, 7:01 pm

MANILA – Paolo Hernandez sank a three-pointer in the final 32 seconds to lift Mapua University past San Beda University, 71-69, and to the solo leadership in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on Sunday.  The Cardinals notched their 12th win… Read More

Salem, Ramo rule Ironman 70.3 in Palawan

Salem, Ramo rule Ironman 70.3 in Palawan

November 12, 2023, 6:49 pm

MANILA – Satar Salem and Leyann Ramo ruled their respective divisions in the Ironman 70.3 triathlon competition in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan on Sunday. Salem registered an overall time of four hours, 22 minutes and 25 seconds (29:08 in swim, 02:22:31 in bike and 1:26:40 in run), beating… Read More

Ateneo wrests men’s badminton crown from NU, makes women’s cage semis

Ateneo wrests men’s badminton crown from NU, makes women’s cage semis

November 12, 2023, 5:40 pm

MANILA – Ateneo de Manila University banked on Lance Vargas to dethrone National University (NU), 3-2, in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 men's badminton at Centro Atletico Badminton Center in Cubao, Quezon City late Saturday night. The 19-year-old rookie… Read More

Maroons oust Tamaraws from UAAP semis race

Maroons oust Tamaraws from UAAP semis race

November 11, 2023, 7:54 pm

MANILA – University of the Philippines (UP) ended Far Eastern University’s (FEU) Final Four bid with a dominant 81-64 victory in the UAAP Season 86 men’s basketball tournament at Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Saturday. The UP Maroons stayed on top at 10-2, with the National… Read More

EAC beats skidding Arellano, raises NCAA semis chances

EAC beats skidding Arellano, raises NCAA semis chances

November 11, 2023, 6:16 pm

MANILA – Behind the hot hands of King Gurtiza, Emilio Aguinaldo College boosted its semifinal campaign in the NCAA Season 99 men’s basketball at it stopped Arellano University, 77-64, at Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan on Saturday. The Business Management major from Cavite scored 23 points,… Read More

Lyceum edges Saint Benilde to gain share of lead in NCAA

Lyceum edges Saint Benilde to gain share of lead in NCAA

November 10, 2023, 7:21 pm

MANILA – The Lyceum of the Philippines University relied on Jearolan Omandac's three-pointer to beat the College of St. Benilde (CSB), 84-81, and gain a share of the lead with Mapua in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan on Friday. Omandac, who… Read More

Team Lakay banks on youth as next gen champions 

Team Lakay banks on youth as next gen champions 

November 10, 2023, 5:57 pm

 BAGUIO CITY – Team Lakay, one of the top producers of international mixed martial artists, is molding the next batch of stars through the “Future Champion Kids Training” program.  “Team Lakay’s legacy continues to unfold as we embark on an ambitious journey to seek and sculpt the… Read More

UAAP: UST, La Salle paddlers sweep opening day matches

UAAP: UST, La Salle paddlers sweep opening day matches

November 10, 2023, 3:29 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas kicked off its title campaign on a high note after sweeping its opening day assignments in the UAAP Season 86 table tennis tournament at the Amoranto Sports Complex in Quezon City Thursday night. The Espana-based Tigers scored a 3-1 victory over Adamson… Read More

Team PH off to Italy for World Youth Chess tourney

Team PH off to Italy for World Youth Chess tourney

November 10, 2023, 2:30 pm

MANILA – FIDE Master and Palarong Pambansa quadruple gold medalist Mark Jay Bacojo will banner the 11-member Philippine team to the FIDE World Youth Chess Championships on Nov. 12 to 25. The team was set to leave Friday afternoon for Montesilvano City, Italy. Representing Region 4-A… Read More

Allowing nat’l athletes to represent LGUs in PSC’s tourney sought

Allowing nat’l athletes to represent LGUs in PSC’s tourney sought

November 9, 2023, 9:08 pm

MANILA – Samahang Weightlifting ng Pilipinas (SWP) president Monico Puentevella is appealing to the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) to allow national athletes to represent their respective local government unit sLGU) in the joint Batang Pinoy (BP) and Philippine National Games (PNG)… Read More

F2 Logistics clobber Gerflor for 2nd straight win in PVL All Filipino

F2 Logistics clobber Gerflor for 2nd straight win in PVL All Filipino

November 9, 2023, 7:01 pm

MANILA – F2 Logistics picked up its second straight win after beating Gerflor, 25-10, 25-16, 25-14, in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Second All-Filipino Conference at the PhilSports Arena in Pasig City on Thursday. Ara Galang had 11 points, including three blocks, as the Cargo Movers… Read More

Gilas Pilipinas leads PSA top achievers for October

Gilas Pilipinas leads PSA top achievers for October

November 9, 2023, 6:58 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) bared on Thursday its top achievers for the month of October, bannered by Gilas Pilipinas and the women champions in jiu-jitsu and billiards. The Tim Cone-mentored Gilas delivered one of the four gold medals won by the country in the 19th… Read More

Mapua takes solo lead after beating EAC in NCAA

Mapua takes solo lead after beating EAC in NCAA

November 8, 2023, 8:57 pm

MANILA – Mapua University relied on Clint Escamis to prevail over Emilio Aguinaldo College, 83-77, in the NCAA Season 99 men's basketball tournament at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City on Wednesday. Escamis scored 17 points, including a triple and two free throws, to help the Cardinals… Read More

Ramirez lifts Perpetual, beats Iloilo in Spikers Turf Invitational

Ramirez lifts Perpetual, beats Iloilo in Spikers Turf Invitational

November 8, 2023, 8:51 pm

MANILA – Louie Ramirez sizzled with a career-high 38 points as Kinto Tyres-Perpetual survived D'Navigators-Iloilo, 25-22, 22-25, 25-18, 20-25, 24-22, in the Spikers’ Turf Invitational Conference at the Paco Arena on Wednesday. The reigning NCAA MVP made 35 attacks, two aces and one block for… Read More