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San Sebastian whips EAC in NCAA men's basketball

San Sebastian whips EAC in NCAA men's basketball

October 15, 2023, 10:21 pm

MANILA – San Sebastian College downed Emilio Aguinaldo College, 86-70, to boost its Final Four bid in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99 men's basketball at Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City on Sunday. Raymart Escobido fired four triples to finish with 23 points as… Read More

Lady Bulldogs dominate Lady Archers

Lady Bulldogs dominate Lady Archers

October 15, 2023, 7:43 pm

MANILA – Seven-time champion National University clobbered De La Salle University, 91-53, to keep its share of second place in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 women's basketball at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Sunday. Camille Clarin scored 19… Read More

LGUs rev up for PNVF Challenge Cup in November

LGUs rev up for PNVF Challenge Cup in November

October 15, 2023, 4:42 pm

MANILA – Nearly three weeks of volleyball action are scheduled in November with the staging of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Challenge Cup at Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila. Nine men’s teams and six women’s squads -- all local government unit (LGU)-based -- have so… Read More

Cebu’s Remolino, Laguna’s Ellis rule Nat’l Age Group Aquathlon elite

Cebu’s Remolino, Laguna’s Ellis rule Nat’l Age Group Aquathlon elite

October 15, 2023, 4:06 pm

MANILA – Andrew Kim Remolino of Cebu and Kira Ellis of Laguna emerged champions in the elite category of the National Age Group Aquathlon at the Vermosa Sports Hub in Cavite on Sunday. Remolino, a silver medalist in the Cambodia Southeast Asian Games last May, clocked 16 minutes and 20 seconds… Read More

Red Lions conquer Heavy Bombers

Red Lions conquer Heavy Bombers

October 14, 2023, 6:55 pm

MANILA – Jacob Cortez scored a game-high 24 points, including six triples, as San Beda University escaped with a 74-70 victory over Jose Rizal University (JRU) in the National Collegiate Athletic Association Season 99 men's basketball at Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City Saturday. Cortez also… Read More

Ateneo notches 4th straight win in UAAP women's basketball

Ateneo notches 4th straight win in UAAP women's basketball

October 14, 2023, 4:06 pm

MANILA – Ateneo de Manila University sustained its winning form in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 women's basketball, beating Far Eastern University (FEU), 72-64, at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Saturday. Kacey dela Rosa had 20 points, 11 rebounds… Read More

Generals triumph over Chiefs in NCAA men’s basketball

Generals triumph over Chiefs in NCAA men’s basketball

October 13, 2023, 8:07 pm

MANILA – Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) outplayed Arellano University, 79-76, to forge a two-way tie for third place in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99 men's basketball at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan on Friday. JP Maguiliano had 19 points and seven rebounds… Read More

PH keeps Asiad basketball gold despite Brownlee's failed drug test

PH keeps Asiad basketball gold despite Brownlee's failed drug test

October 13, 2023, 2:47 pm Updated on October 13, 2023, 2:56 pm

MANILA – The 19th Asian Games men's basketball gold medal will not be taken away from the Philippines despite the failed doping test of naturalized player Justin Brownlee. In a news release on Friday, the International Testing Agency (ITA), mandated by the Olympic Council of Asia to… Read More

Brownlee fails Asian Games doping test

Brownlee fails Asian Games doping test

October 13, 2023, 2:49 am

MANILA – Justin Brownlee, a member of the Philippine men’s basketball team, failed a doping test in the Hangzhou, China Asian Games, the International Testing Agency (ITA) announced Friday night.The ITA is mandated by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) to independently handle areas of the… Read More

PUP's bet captures boxing gold medal in ROTC Games

PUP's bet captures boxing gold medal in ROTC Games

October 12, 2023, 9:55 pm

MANILA – Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) bet Florence Sumpay captured the boxing featherweight gold medal in the Philippine Army category of the 2023 Reserves Officer Training Corps (ROTC) Games National Capital Region leg on Thursday. Sumpay defeated City of Malabon University's… Read More

3 UAAP basketball referees suspended

3 UAAP basketball referees suspended

October 12, 2023, 7:02 pm

MANILA – The University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Basketball Commissioner’s Office has announced the suspension of three referees to uphold the highest standards of integrity and accuracy in the games. The three-week suspension of the referees was due to subpar grades… Read More

Obiena leads PSA's achievers for August, September

Obiena leads PSA's achievers for August, September

October 12, 2023, 3:57 pm

MANILA – World's No. 2 pole vaulter Ernest John "EJ" Obiena topped the Philippine Sportswriters Association’s list of achievers for August and September. The 27-year-old pole vault star registered 6.0 meters at the World Athletics Championships from August 19 to 27 in Budapest, Hungary where… Read More

Veteran runner Tolentino to join Backyard Ultra World tourney in US

Veteran runner Tolentino to join Backyard Ultra World tourney in US

October 12, 2023, 1:09 pm

MANILA – Ilonggo veteran marathoner Jivee Tolentino is set to compete for the first time in the Backyard Ultra-Individual World Championships on Oct. 21 in Tennessee, USA. Tolentino, who is now based in Ireland, proved he is one of the best in the world after finishing sixth overall in the Race… Read More

EAC snaps Lyceum's winning streak in NCAA men's basketball

EAC snaps Lyceum's winning streak in NCAA men's basketball

October 11, 2023, 9:26 pm

MANILA – Emilio Aguinaldo College snapped Lyceum of the Philippines University's streak with an 83-76 overtime win in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99 men's basketball at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City on Wednesday. King Gurtiza scored 18 points, eight… Read More

UP remains unbeaten in UAAP men's basketball

UP remains unbeaten in UAAP men's basketball

October 11, 2023, 5:54 pm

MANILA – The University of the Philippines (UP) rolled to its fourth straight win at the expense of Far Eastern University in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 men's basketball at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on Wednesday. Janjan Felicilda scored 17 points,… Read More

Gerflor Defenders ready for PVL All-Filipino campaign

Gerflor Defenders ready for PVL All-Filipino campaign

October 11, 2023, 5:01 pm

MANILA – Veteran coach Sammy Acaylar is optimistic that the Gerflor Defenders can make a good impression in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Second All-Filipino Conference which will kick off on Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. Gerflor will square off with newcomer Nxled in the first… Read More

PCSO vows to raise more funds for Filipino athletes

PCSO vows to raise more funds for Filipino athletes

October 10, 2023, 7:47 pm

MANILA – Following the “heroic campaign” of the Philippine contingent to the 2023 Asian Games, Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office Chairperson Junie E. Cua on Tuesday vowed to raise more funds for Filipino athletes. The agency contributes part of its proceeds to the Philippine Sports… Read More

Obiena launches fundraising to build pole vault training pits

Obiena launches fundraising to build pole vault training pits

October 10, 2023, 7:19 pm

MANILA – Asian Games gold medalist Ernest John "EJ" Obiena has launched a fundraising aimed at building pole vault training pits in different regions across the country. The world No. 2 is partnering with marketing technology agency Katapult Digital to auction off his kits from the 2023 Asian… Read More

San Sebastian upsets JRU in NCAA men's basketball

San Sebastian upsets JRU in NCAA men's basketball

October 10, 2023, 7:19 pm

MANILA – San Sebastian College stunned Jose Rizal University (JRU), 72-59, to claim its second win in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99 at Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on Tuesday. Jessie Sumoda scored 15 points as the Stags came back strong in the second half… Read More

Palace taps PSC to lead grand heroes’ welcome for Asiad medalists

Palace taps PSC to lead grand heroes’ welcome for Asiad medalists

October 9, 2023, 9:30 pm

MANILA – Triumphant Filipino athletes in the recently concluded 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China will be honored in an upcoming grand heroes’ welcome at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex (RMSC) in Manila. According to the information relayed by the Office of the President (OP) to Philippine… Read More