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Gilas Youth qualifies for FIBA U17 World Cup

Gilas Youth qualifies for FIBA U17 World Cup

September 23, 2023, 4:52 pm

MANILA – Gilas Pilipinas Youth clinched a spot in the FIBA U17 World Cup after taking down Japan, 64-59, in the quarterfinals of the FIBA U16 Asian Championship at Al-Rayyan Indoor Hall in Doha, Qatar on Saturday. Kieffer Alas caught fire in the second half to lead Gilas Youth while his… Read More

UCV cadets pocket five gold medals in ROTC Games Luzon leg

UCV cadets pocket five gold medals in ROTC Games Luzon leg

September 22, 2023, 6:22 pm

INDANG, Cavite – The University of Cagayan Valley captured five gold medals in the Navy division of the Philippine Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Games Luzon leg arnis competition here on Friday. Mikee Tungcul ruled the men's non-traditional single weapon event, and the full contact… Read More

FEU spikers get back at Perpetual, level semis series at 1-all

FEU spikers get back at Perpetual, level semis series at 1-all

September 22, 2023, 3:47 pm

MANILA – Opposite hitter Chenie Tagaod sizzled with 25 points as Far Eastern University outplayed University of Perpetual Help, 23-25, 25-23, 25-17, 25-13, on Friday to extend their semifinal series in the 2023 V-League Women's Collegiate Challenge at the Paco Arena in Manila. Three other… Read More

4 Filipino billiards players to compete in Vietnam in October

4 Filipino billiards players to compete in Vietnam in October

September 22, 2023, 2:33 pm

MANILA – Four players from the Marboys Billiards Club will leave on October 1 to participate in two tournaments in Vietnam. Jefrey Roda, Bernie "Li'l Prince" Regalario, Marvin "Shadow Assassin'' Asis, and James "Dodong Diamond" Aranas will compete in the Peri 9-Ball Open, a world 9-Ball Tour… Read More

Skateboarder Didal hopeful on Asian Games title defense

Skateboarder Didal hopeful on Asian Games title defense

September 21, 2023, 8:23 pm

MANILA – Skateboarder Margielyn Didal has expressed her determination to defend the women's street gold medal in the 19th Asian Games despite an 11-month layoff due to a fractured ankle. “I was forced to stop 11 months ago because of my injury. As of now, I’m focused on my recovery to regain… Read More

University of Baguio's Churping bags kickboxing gold in ROTC Games

University of Baguio's Churping bags kickboxing gold in ROTC Games

September 21, 2023, 8:06 pm

CAVITE – University of Baguio (UB) bet Bety Mae Churping stamped her class over Cavite State University's Maria Reina Bantaya to claim her first kickboxing gold medal in the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Games Luzon leg at the Tagaytay Combat Sports Center on Thursday. The BS… Read More

NCAA opens 99th season Sept. 24

NCAA opens 99th season Sept. 24

September 21, 2023, 5:40 pm

MANILA – A pair of explosive games pitting four-peat-feat-seeking Letran with host Jose Rizal University (JRU) and last year’s runner-up College with St. Benilde with Final Four entrant Lyceum of the Philippines U open up Season 99 NCAA basketball hostilities Sunday at the Mall of Asia (MOA)… Read More

IOC dedicated to promoting sport for urban dev’t

IOC dedicated to promoting sport for urban dev’t

September 21, 2023, 4:00 pm

GENEVA – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and UN-Habitat have signed a new collaboration to promote physical activity in urban environments, the IOC announced on Wednesday. Following the initiatives of Olympic Agenda 2020 and Olympic Agenda 2020+5, the IOC is focusing on strengthening… Read More

Cavite University kickboxer reaches ROTC Games gold medal round

Cavite University kickboxer reaches ROTC Games gold medal round

September 20, 2023, 11:00 pm Updated on September 21, 2023, 5:59 am

CAVITE – Maria Reina Bantaya of Cavite State University barged into the gold medal round of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Games Luzon kickboxing competition at the Tagaytay Combat Sports Center here. Bantaya scored a technical knockout against Maria Gwynneth Puno of Tarlac State… Read More

Saint Benilde, Perpetual inch closer to V-League finals

Saint Benilde, Perpetual inch closer to V-League finals

September 20, 2023, 5:31 pm

MANILA – The College of Saint Benilde (CSB) and the University of Perpetual Help on Wednesday defeated their respective opponents to move a step closer to the V-League Women’s Collegiate Challenge finals. The Lady Blazers dominated the University of the East, 25-22, 25-13, 25-12, in Game 1 of… Read More

PH archers determined to win in Hangzhou Asian Games

PH archers determined to win in Hangzhou Asian Games

September 20, 2023, 3:11 pm

MANILA – Seven archers, led by Paul Marton Dela Cruz, will represent the Philippines in the forthcoming 19th Asian Games in Hangzhou, China. Also joining Dela Cruz in the regional biennial meet are Amaya Cojuangco and Andrea Robles (compound women), Jason Feliciano and Jonathan Reaport (recurve… Read More

Kaya Iloilo falls to Shandong in 1st ACL match in PH

Kaya Iloilo falls to Shandong in 1st ACL match in PH

September 20, 2023, 9:08 am

MANILA – Shandong won the first AFC Champions League match in the Philippines on Tuesday night, beating Kaya Iloilo on the road, 3-1, at the Rizal Memorial Stadium. Shandong found its rhythm midway through the second half and showed its might against Kaya Iloilo even without former Manchester… Read More

Gilas makes late changes ahead of Asian Games

Gilas makes late changes ahead of Asian Games

September 19, 2023, 6:59 pm

MANILA – With exactly one week left before its campaign in the Asian Games starts, Gilas Pilipinas made late changes to its lineup after concerns arose about the player recruitment and even the injury to Roger Ray "RR" Pogoy. In a press conference at the Philippine Basketball Association… Read More

GCST spikers notch first win in ROTC Games Luzon leg

GCST spikers notch first win in ROTC Games Luzon leg

September 19, 2023, 5:04 pm

CAVITE – Granby Colleges of Science and Technology (GCST) defeated Don Honorio Ventura State University (DHVSU), 25-14, 25-20, 25-18, to notch its first win in the Philippine Army category of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Games Luzon leg women's volleyball competition held at the… Read More

Navy cadets sweep 200m golds in ROTC Games Luzon leg

Navy cadets sweep 200m golds in ROTC Games Luzon leg

September 18, 2023, 9:46 pm

INDANG, CAVITE – Philippine Navy cadets John Andre Ponce and Faye Jemima Domingo swept the gold medals in the 200-meter events of the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) Games Luzon leg at the Cavite State University (CAVSU) Don Severino delas Alas campus track oval here on Monday. Ponce, a… Read More

Ethiopian runner Gudaf Tsegay sets women's 5000-meter world record

Ethiopian runner Gudaf Tsegay sets women's 5000-meter world record

September 18, 2023, 9:31 pm

ANKARA – Ethiopian world champion Gudaf Tsegay on Sunday broke the women's 5,000 meters world record in a Eugene Diamond League competition in US. "WORLD RECORD. Gudaf Tsegay smashes Faith Kipyegon's 5000m world record with 14:00.21 to become Diamond League champion," World Athletics said on X.… Read More

Duplantis breaks own pole vault record, Obiena settles for silver

Duplantis breaks own pole vault record, Obiena settles for silver

September 18, 2023, 6:17 pm

EUGENE – Ethiopia's Gudaf Tsegay and Sweden's Armand Duplantis both shattered world records, clinching the women's 5,000m and men's pole vault titles, respectively, at the Diamond League Final on Sunday. World and Olympic champion Duplantis cleared 6.23m on his first try, surpassing his previous… Read More

POC to get decision on replacement appeal Tuesday

POC to get decision on replacement appeal Tuesday

September 18, 2023, 5:18 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) will only find out about the fate of the Filipino athletes who are being lobbied to be sneaked into the Asian Games at the 11th hour on Tuesday. POC president Bambol Tolentino on Monday said they would only meet the Hangzhou Asian Games Organizing… Read More

3 PH clubs to join World Pickleball Championship in Bali

3 PH clubs to join World Pickleball Championship in Bali

September 18, 2023, 4:07 pm

MANILA – Three teams from the Philippines will compete in the World Pickleball Championship from Sept. 19 to 24 in Bali, Indonesia. The Lucena City Pickleball Club, Makati Pickleball Club and the Philippine Pickleball Team will be up against entries from the United States, Australia, Chinese… Read More

Gilas loses FIBA U16 Asia opener

Gilas loses FIBA U16 Asia opener

September 18, 2023, 9:23 am

MANILA – Gilas Pilipinas Youth had a sloppy start to its campaign in the FIBA U16 Asian Championship after falling prey to China, 84-67, early Monday (Philippine Time) at the Al-Rayyan Indoor Hall in Doha, Qatar. Despite a solid three-point shooting, Gilas Youth could not put China away, and… Read More