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New Clark City Aquatics Center to host freediving pool tourney

New Clark City Aquatics Center to host freediving pool tourney

September 28, 2023, 7:22 pm

MANILA – The Association Internationale pour le Développement de l’Apnee (AIDA) Philippines will hold its first National Freediving Pool Championship from Sept. 29 to Oct. 1 at the New Clark City Aquatics Center in Capas, Tarlac. Freedivers from all over the country are expected to join the… Read More

PFF gets new equipment from Japan embassy

PFF gets new equipment from Japan embassy

September 28, 2023, 7:18 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) on Thursday formally received a donation of practice jerseys and footballs from the Embassy of Japan through the Japan Football Association at the national sports association's office in Pasig. First Secretary Shigehiro Matsuda represented the… Read More

Mandal delivers 1st PH silver in 19th Asian Games

Mandal delivers 1st PH silver in 19th Asian Games

September 28, 2023, 6:40 pm

HANGZHOU, China – Sanda fighter Arnel Mandal dropped his final encounter against a favored foe on Thursday, delivering the first silver medal for the Philippines in the 19th Asian Games. The 27-year-old Mandal unloaded a large number of punches in a desperate attempt to knock out China’s Jiang… Read More

PSC chief keeps hopes high despite PH’s slow start in Asiad

PSC chief keeps hopes high despite PH’s slow start in Asiad

September 28, 2023, 4:56 pm

HANGZHOU, China – Philippine Sports Commission chairman Richard “Dickie” Bachmann is not yet losing hope, saying that Filipino athletes can still deliver despite their slow start in the 19th Asian Games here. In a conversation with Filipino sportswriters, Bachmann said he is counting on… Read More

Smashing Asiad debut for Gilas women’s team

Smashing Asiad debut for Gilas women’s team

September 28, 2023, 8:24 am Updated on September 28, 2023, 11:35 am

HANGZHOU – Welcome to the Asian Games, Gilas women’s team. The Filipina cagebelles had a rousing triumph in their first-ever game in the history of the quadrennial meet, hacking out an 83-59 rout of Kazakhstan Wednesday night at the Shaoxing Olympic Sports Centre gymnasium. Janine Pontejos… Read More

UE bags V-League Collegiate Challenge bronze medal

UE bags V-League Collegiate Challenge bronze medal

September 27, 2023, 9:35 pm

MANILA – The University of the East outplayed the University of Perpetual Help System DALTA, 28-26, 25-23, 25-23, to secure the bronze medal in the women's division of the 2023 V-League Collegiate Challenge at the Paco Arena in Manila on Wednesday. Outside hitter Casiey Monique Dongallo led the… Read More

Alex Eala pulls off huge comeback to beat Japanese in Asian Games

Alex Eala pulls off huge comeback to beat Japanese in Asian Games

September 27, 2023, 5:55 pm

HANGZHOU, China – Alex Eala pulled off one of the biggest comeback wins in the tennis history of the Asian Games with a 0-6, 7-5, 6-0 win over Japanese Kyoka Okamura at the Olympic Tennis Centre here Wednesday, assuring Team Philippines of another bronze medal. Eala, seeded No. 4, looked like a… Read More

WNCAA season 54 kicks off Sept. 30

WNCAA season 54 kicks off Sept. 30

September 27, 2023, 5:53 pm

MANILA – Centro Escolar University (CEU) and Chiang Kai Shek College (CKSC) will kick off their basketball title-retention bid at the Women's National Collegiate Athletic Association (WNCAA) Season 54 on Sept. 30. CEU, the seniors champion, will battle San Beda College Alabang at 1:30 p.m. while… Read More

Skateboarders Didal, Feliciano make medal round; Eala gains QF

Skateboarders Didal, Feliciano make medal round; Eala gains QF

September 26, 2023, 9:16 pm

HANGZHOU, China – Skateboarders Margielyn Didal and Renzo Mark Feliciano barged into the women’s and men’s street event medal round in the 19th Asian Games at Qiantang Roller Sports Centre in Zhejiang Province, China on Tuesday. Didal, the 2018 gold medalist, landed sixth in the preliminary… Read More

Wushu produces another Asiad bronze for PH

Wushu produces another Asiad bronze for PH

September 26, 2023, 12:01 am

HANGZHOU, China – Taolu specialist Jones Inso saved the day for Team Philippines on Monday, producing another bronze medal in the 19th Asian Games.The 26-year-old from La Trinidad, Benguet missed out on a medal in the Cambodia Southeast Asian Games in May but more than made up for it on a bigger… Read More

UST, Adamson advance in Shakey's Super League volleyball tourney

UST, Adamson advance in Shakey's Super League volleyball tourney

September 25, 2023, 6:47 pm

MANILA - University of Santo Tomas UST) made it to the next round after prevailing over defending NCAA titlist College of Saint Benilde (CSB), 25-13, 22-25, 25-12, 25-22, in the 2023 Shakey’s Super League (SSL) Collegiate Pre-Season Championship Season 2 at the Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan… Read More

'Cam From Behind' wins Philracom Sampaguita Stakes race

'Cam From Behind' wins Philracom Sampaguita Stakes race

September 25, 2023, 5:12 pm

MANILA - Rancho Sta. Rosa’s Cam From Behind ruled the Philippine Racing Commission (Philracom) Sampaguita Stakes at the Metro Manila Turf Club in Malvar, Batangas last Sunday. The Havana out of Miss Lemon Drop mare became only the third back-to-back winner of the annual event for older female… Read More

Boxer Marcial, netter Eala march on; judokas crash out

Boxer Marcial, netter Eala march on; judokas crash out

September 25, 2023, 5:08 pm Updated on September 25, 2023, 5:35 pm

HANGZHOU, China – Eumir Marcial came through with a dominant showing in his light heavyweight debut, but Irish Magno bowed out of contention as the two Olympians suffered contrasting fates at the start of the boxing competitions in the 19th Asian Games here. Marcial, 27, scored an overwhelming… Read More

Rower Delgaco, young skater fail to land Asiad medals

Rower Delgaco, young skater fail to land Asiad medals

September 25, 2023, 2:47 pm

HANGZHOU, China – Rower Joanie Delgaco fell short of a podium finish after she settled for fifth in the women’s single sculls event of the 19th Asian Games at Fuyang Water Sports Centre here on Monday. Delgaco, the only Southeast Asian in the final round, clocked eight minutes and 5.93 seconds… Read More

Miami rules FIBA 3x3 Cebu Masters

Miami rules FIBA 3x3 Cebu Masters

September 25, 2023, 8:16 am

CEBU CITY – Jimmer Fredette came up huge in crunch time as Miami held off Vienna, 22-19, in the final of the Cebu Masters on Sunday night at the SM Seaside City Activity Center here. The former National Basketball Association (NBA) player took off just in time, hitting back-to-back deuces,… Read More

Gilas Youth settles for 4th in FIBA U16 Asian Championship

Gilas Youth settles for 4th in FIBA U16 Asian Championship

September 25, 2023, 8:15 am

CEBU CITY – Gilas Pilipinas Youth was denied a podium finish in the FIBA U16 Asian Championship on Sunday night after China's 87-59 win in the bronze medal game at the Al-Gharafa Sports Club Multi-Purpose Hall in Doha. Unlike in their first meeting where China just pulled away in the second… Read More

Taekwondo jin bags bronze, first PH medal in Asiad

Taekwondo jin bags bronze, first PH medal in Asiad

September 24, 2023, 7:10 pm

HANGZHOU, China – Taekwondo jin King Patrick Perez became the first medalist of Team Philippines by snaring the bronze in the men’s individual poomsae in the 19th Asian Games here on Sunday. Combining speed and grace, Perez beat his first two rivals in the recognized event before losing to… Read More

Taguig finally rules 7s Kampeon Cup

Taguig finally rules 7s Kampeon Cup

September 24, 2023, 6:30 pm

TALISAY, Cebu – Taguig finally won the AIA Vitality 7s Kampeon Cup after settling two runner-up finishes by beating Iloilo, 4-2, in the championship match at Dynamic Herb Borromeo Sports Complex here on Sunday. Taguig, coached by 7's Football League founder Anton Del Rosario, put on a dominant… Read More

FEU-Benilde finals duel set in Women's V-League Collegiate Challenge

FEU-Benilde finals duel set in Women's V-League Collegiate Challenge

September 24, 2023, 6:28 pm

MANILA – Top seed Far Eastern University (FEU) downed University of Perpetual Help to reach the finals of the 2023 Women's V-League Collegiate Challenge at Paco Arena in Manila on Sunday. Outside hitters Gerzel Mary Petallo and Chenie Tagaod delivered the points in the third set that allowed the… Read More

Arellano nails crucial win in Shakey's Super League

Arellano nails crucial win in Shakey's Super League

September 24, 2023, 6:24 pm

MANILA – Arellano University ended its preliminary round campaign with a 25-22, 17-25, 25-21, 25-17 victory against Lyceum in the 2023 Shakey’s Super League Collegiate Pre-Season Championship Season 2 at Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan on Sunday Laika Tudlasan scored on 17 attacks and two… Read More