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Santo Tomas girls stay unscathed in PNVF U-18

Santo Tomas girls stay unscathed in PNVF U-18

April 7, 2024, 7:01 pm

MANILA – Despite dropping a set for the first time in four matches, University of Santo Tomas (UST) went on to beat Gracel Christian College, 19-25, 25-17, 25-13, to remain unbeaten in the girls’ division of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) U-18 Championship at Rizal… Read More

All-Aussie women’s final, Thailand vs. Iran in AVC beach volley

All-Aussie women’s final, Thailand vs. Iran in AVC beach volley

April 7, 2024, 4:26 pm

MANILA – It’s an all-Australian title match in the women’s division of the Smart Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Beach Tour Nuvali Open. Stefanie Fejes and Jan Milutinovic overcame Japan's Suzuka Hashimoto and Reika Murakami, 21-12, 21-18, Sunday at the world-class Nuvali Sand Courts by… Read More

Zamboanga outlasts Valenzuela in OT, Abra scores in 6th MPBL opener

Zamboanga outlasts Valenzuela in OT, Abra scores in 6th MPBL opener

April 7, 2024, 8:44 am

CALASIAO, Pangasinan – Zamboanga won an overtime thriller against Valenzuela, 82-76, to open the 6th Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) at Calasiao Sports Complex here on Saturday night. In the second game between newcomers, Abra bested host province Pangasinan, 83-75, with former… Read More

Aussies pluck tough Nuvali beach volley win over PH duo

Aussies pluck tough Nuvali beach volley win over PH duo

April 6, 2024, 8:09 pm

MANILA - Australians Tara Philips and Elizabeth Alchin carved out a 21-16, 21-15 over tough Filipino duo Jen Eslapor and Kly Orillaneda in the round of 16 match of the Smart Asia Volleyball Confederation Beach Tour Nuvali Open at Nuvali Sand Courts in Santa Rosa City, Laguna, Saturday.Eslapor and… Read More

UST girls roll to 3rd straight win in PNVF U-18 volleyball

UST girls roll to 3rd straight win in PNVF U-18 volleyball

April 6, 2024, 6:39 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas rolled to its third straight victory at the expense of De La Salle-Zobel, 25-16, 25-20, to keep the Pool A lead in the girls’ division of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Under-18 Championship at Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila on… Read More

Blue Eagles, Lady Bulldogs force winner-take-all in UAAP tennis final

Blue Eagles, Lady Bulldogs force winner-take-all in UAAP tennis final

April 6, 2024, 6:00 pm

MANILA – Ateneo de Manila University and two-time defending women’s champion National University both survived University of Santo Tomas to force a decider in the UAAP Season 86 tennis finals at Felicisimo Ampon Tennis Center inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Manila on Saturday. In… Read More

Superal to join ICTSI Caliraya golf tourney

Superal to join ICTSI Caliraya golf tourney

April 6, 2024, 3:19 pm

MANILA – Princess Superal is excited to be back on the Ladies Philippine Golf Tour (LPGT), joining a highly competitive field in the ICTSI Caliraya Springs Championship set to be held at the Caliraya Springs Golf Club in Cavinti, Laguna on April 9. Also competing in the event, which offers PHP1… Read More

Filipino spikers give Japanese pair tough time

Filipino spikers give Japanese pair tough time

April 5, 2024, 6:04 pm

MANILA – Filipinos Rancel Varga and James Buytrago bowed to Japan’s Kosuke Fukishima and Hiroki Dylan Kurokawa, 22-20, 26-28, 13-15, on Friday but they gained the top spot in their group after the preliminary round of the Smart Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Beach Tour Nuvali Open at… Read More

NU rolls to 3rd straight win in PNVF U18

NU rolls to 3rd straight win in PNVF U18

April 5, 2024, 4:50 pm

MANILA – National University (NU) defeated La Salle-Lipa, 25-21, 25-16, to take the lead in Group B of the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Under-18 Championship girls division at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila on Friday. It was the third straight win for NU, which also… Read More

Still the queen, POC chief tells dejected Hidilyn

Still the queen, POC chief tells dejected Hidilyn

April 5, 2024, 3:51 pm

MANILA – The country will always be proud of weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz despite her failure to qualify for the Paris Olympics. “You’re still the queen,” Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Abraham Tolentino assured Diaz, who missed out on a fifth straight Olympic stint. “You… Read More

UP IX survives Ateneo, forces playoff with UST for last semis berth

UP IX survives Ateneo, forces playoff with UST for last semis berth

April 5, 2024, 2:21 pm

MANILA – University of the Philippines defeated Ateneo de Manila University, 15-12, to keep its semifinal bid alive in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 baseball tournament at the UP baseball field in Diliman, Quezon City on Thursday night. The victory… Read More

FEU beats Ateneo, boosts semis bid in UAAP women's volleyball

FEU beats Ateneo, boosts semis bid in UAAP women's volleyball

April 5, 2024, 1:05 pm

MANILA – Far Eastern University boosted its semifinal bid in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 women’s volleyball tournament after pulling off a 19-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-22 victory over Ateneo at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Thursday night. Chenie… Read More

3 PH pairs score wins in Smart AVC-Nuvali beach volley opener

3 PH pairs score wins in Smart AVC-Nuvali beach volley opener

April 4, 2024, 8:48 pm

MANILA – The Philippines got off to a hot start in the Smart Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC) Beach Tour Nuvali Open with three huge straight-sets victories on Thursday in Santa Rosa, Laguna. Ran Abdilla and AJ Pareja outhustled Australia’s Potts D’Artagnan and Ben Hood, 21-17, 21-19, in… Read More

La Salle trounces UP, keeps third spot in UAAP men's volleyball

La Salle trounces UP, keeps third spot in UAAP men's volleyball

April 4, 2024, 3:37 pm

MANILA – De La Salle University stamped its class over University of the Philippines, 25-20, 25-16, 25-14, to stay at No. 3 in the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball tournament at the SM Mall of Asia Arena on Thursday. JM Ronquillo and Vince Maglinao scored 12 points each as the Green Spikers… Read More

2 PH lifters qualify for Paris Olympics

2 PH lifters qualify for Paris Olympics

April 4, 2024, 3:22 pm

MANILA – Cebu's Elreen Ann Ando earned a return trip to the Olympics after finishing seventh in the women's 59 kg category while province mate John Febuar Ceniza (M61kg) also clinched a Paris slot in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Cup in Phuket, Thailand on Wednesday… Read More

Almost 2K learners join Antique athletic meet

Almost 2K learners join Antique athletic meet

April 3, 2024, 8:25 pm

SAN JOSE DE BUENAVISTA, Antique – Amid the scorching heat, at least 1,773 learner-athletes representing their clusters gathered Wednesday on the first day of the Antique Provincial Athletic Association Meet as they all aim for gold. The learner-athletes gave their best right at the start of the… Read More

UST nears sweep of UAAP tennis titles

UST nears sweep of UAAP tennis titles

April 3, 2024, 7:12 pm

MANILA – University of Santo Tomas moved closer to sweeping the UAAP Season 86 men's and women's tennis titles after posting contrasting wins at the Felicisimo Ampon Tennis Center in Manila on Wednesday. The defending champion men's team banked on doubles pair Symon Jaculan and Steven Sonsona to… Read More

Sked of outdoor sports in Negros meet adjusted to avoid extreme heat

Sked of outdoor sports in Negros meet adjusted to avoid extreme heat

April 3, 2024, 7:02 pm

BACOLOD CITY – The Department of Education (DepEd) in Negros Occidental has adjusted the schedules of outdoor sports events in the ongoing Provincial Meet 2024 to either earlier or later hours of the day to avoid extreme heat. Ian Arnold Arnaez, spokesperson of DepEd Schools Division-Negros… Read More

House to review safety measures on taekwondo after sparring incident

House to review safety measures on taekwondo after sparring incident

April 3, 2024, 6:56 pm

MANILA – Lawmakers at the House of Representatives on Wednesday called for a congressional inquiry into the incident involving a young taekwondo practitioner who suffered injuries during a sparring session against a bigger and more experienced opponent. In filing House Resolution 1670, House… Read More

NU Lady Bulldogs close in on semis berth

NU Lady Bulldogs close in on semis berth

April 3, 2024, 6:45 pm

MANILA – Bella Belen delivered an awesome performance Wednesday in National University's 25-14, 25-14, 25-12 victory over the University of the East in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 women's volleyball tournament at the SM Mall of Asia Arena. Belen had 13… Read More