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Junior Altas earn twice-to-beat semis incentive

Junior Altas earn twice-to-beat semis incentive

March 3, 2024, 4:48 pm

MANILA – Perpetual Help demolished San Sebastian College-Recoletos, 111-80, to get the No. 1 spot and the twice-to-beat Final Four incentive in the NCAA Season 99 junior basketball at Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City on Sunday. Jan Pagulayan sank four three-pointers to finish with 25 points… Read More

LeBron James becomes first NBA player to score 40,000 points

LeBron James becomes first NBA player to score 40,000 points

March 3, 2024, 4:41 pm

BEIJING – LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers became the first player in NBA history to reach 40,000 career points in his side's 124-114 regular season loss to the Denver Nuggets in Los Angeles on Saturday. James got his 40,000th point through a driving layup with 10 minutes and 39 seconds… Read More

Rondina named PVL Press Corps Player of the Week

Rondina named PVL Press Corps Player of the Week

March 3, 2024, 4:18 pm

MANILA – Choco Mucho's Sisi Rondina was named the Philippine Volleyball League (PVL) Press Corps Player of the Week for the period Feb. 27 to March 2. The former University of Santo Tomas star edged Creamline's Tots Carlos, who posted a 31-point career game on Thursday against Akari, in a tight… Read More

UE women’s volleyball coach suspended for violating UAAP ‘purpose’

UE women’s volleyball coach suspended for violating UAAP ‘purpose’

March 3, 2024, 2:59 pm Updated on March 3, 2024, 4:29 pm

MANILA – University of the East (UE) head coach Jerry Yee has been suspended for the remainder of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 women's volleyball tournament. According to a UAAP statement released to the media on Sunday, Yee can still train the Lady… Read More

Tams stay unbeaten, Falcons blast Warriors in UAAP men's volleyball

Tams stay unbeaten, Falcons blast Warriors in UAAP men's volleyball

March 3, 2024, 2:50 pm Updated on March 3, 2024, 5:30 pm

MANILA – Far Eastern University (FEU) pulled off a come-from-behind 28-26, 21-25, 21-25, 25-21, 15-12 win over University of Santo Tomas to stay unbeaten and keep the lead  in the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball tournament at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Sunday. The Tamaraws, powered… Read More

Cignal posts 2nd win in PVL All-Filipino Conference

Cignal posts 2nd win in PVL All-Filipino Conference

March 2, 2024, 6:41 pm

MANILA - Cignal registered its second straight victory after beating Galeries Tower, 25-14, 25-16, 25-17, in the preliminary round of the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) All-Filipino Conference at Philsports Arena in Pasig City on Saturday. Frances Molina made 12 spikes and two aces while Vanessa… Read More

NU outplays UP, claims 3rd straight win in UAAP men's volleyball

NU outplays UP, claims 3rd straight win in UAAP men's volleyball

March 2, 2024, 5:46 pm

MANILA – National University outplayed University of the Philippines, 25-20, 25-23, 27-25, for its third straight win in the UAAP Season 86 men's volleyball tournament at Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City on Saturday. Jade Alex Disquitado and Angelo Nicolas Almendras finished with 16 and 14… Read More

NLEX edges NorthPort behind Bolick's 31 vs former team

NLEX edges NorthPort behind Bolick's 31 vs former team

March 2, 2024, 10:42 am

MANILA – Joshua Pacio reclaimed the ONE strawweight title controversially as American fighter Jarred Brooks was disqualified just 56 seconds into their championship rematch at ONE 166 at the Lusail Sports Arena in Qatar on Friday night.Brooks thought he knocked out Pacio to keep his belt when… Read More

Joshua Pacio reclaims ONE strawweight title controversially

Joshua Pacio reclaims ONE strawweight title controversially

March 2, 2024, 10:28 am

MANILA – Joshua Pacio reclaimed the ONE strawweight title controversially as American fighter Jarred Brooks was disqualified just 56 seconds into their championship rematch at ONE 166 at the Lusail Sports Arena in Qatar on Friday night.Brooks thought he knocked out Pacio to keep his belt when… Read More

Perpetual stuns Letran, grabs lead in NCAA juniors basketball

Perpetual stuns Letran, grabs lead in NCAA juniors basketball

March 1, 2024, 5:48 pm

MANILA – University of Perpetual Help System Dalta stunned defending champion Letran, 94-88, to wrest the lead in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Season 99 juniors basketball at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan City on Friday. Amiel Acido scored 27 points as the Junior… Read More

Ajido bags silver in Asian Age Group Championships

Ajido bags silver in Asian Age Group Championships

March 1, 2024, 4:57 pm

CAPAS, Tarlac – Host Philippines got two more medals from Jamesray Mishael Ajido and Heather White in the final day of the swimming competition Thursday night at the 11th Age Group Championships at the New Clark City Aquatics Center here. Ajido, a Grade 8 student from La Salle Greenhills,… Read More

PH bids to host FIVB Volleyball World Men’s Championship 2025

PH bids to host FIVB Volleyball World Men’s Championship 2025

February 29, 2024, 11:11 pm

MANILA – The Philippines on Thursday formalized its bid to host the prestigious FIVB Volleyball World Men’s Championship 2025 where 31 of the world’s best nations plus the country’s national team will showcase elite action in the sport from Sept. 12 to 28. “As they say, teamwork makes… Read More

Ronaldo suspended over obscene gesture in Saudi League match

Ronaldo suspended over obscene gesture in Saudi League match

February 29, 2024, 8:58 pm

ISTANBUL – Cristiano Ronaldo was suspended for one match for appearing to make an obscene gesture after Al Nassr's 3-2 win over Al Shabab, the Disciplinary and Ethics Committee of the Saudi Football Federation (SAFF) said on Wednesday. Footage shows the Portuguese star on Sunday cupping his ear… Read More

Japanese swimmers continue to dominate Asia Age Group Championships

Japanese swimmers continue to dominate Asia Age Group Championships

February 29, 2024, 7:57 pm

CAPAS, Tarlac – Japan grabbed nine more gold medals on Thursday to keep the lead in the 11th Age Group Championships at the New Clark City Aquatics Center here. Yumeki Kojima, Hirata Toya, and Minami Yui delivered two golds each while Shin Ohashi, Umi Ishizuka and Misaki Kasahara got one apiece,… Read More

Beijing to host 2027 World Athletics Championships

Beijing to host 2027 World Athletics Championships

February 29, 2024, 2:18 pm

ANKARA – Beijing has been chosen to host the 2027 World Athletics Championships, track and field's governing body said Wednesday. The World Athletics Council selected the city at a meeting in Glasgow. "Congratulations to Beijing on their successful bid to host the World Athletics Championships… Read More

Bag containing security plans for Paris 2024 Summer Olympics stolen

Bag containing security plans for Paris 2024 Summer Olympics stolen

February 29, 2024, 12:16 pm

GENEVA – A bag containing a computer and two USB sticks with sensitive data on the security plan for the Olympic Games in Paris has been stolen from Paris' Gare du Nord train station, French media reported late Tuesday evening. The theft took place on Monday, BFMTV reported, adding that an… Read More

Ajido wins PH's first gold in Asian age group swimming tourney

Ajido wins PH's first gold in Asian age group swimming tourney

February 29, 2024, 1:02 am

CAPAS, Tarlac – Jamesray Mishael Ajido ruled the boys’ 12-14 100m butterfly event on Wednesday night to give the host Philippines its first gold medal in the 11th Asian Age Group Championships at the New Clark City Aquatics Center here. The 15-year-old clocked 55.98 to erase the meet record of… Read More

PH swimmers bag 2 bronzes in Asian Age Group Championships

PH swimmers bag 2 bronzes in Asian Age Group Championships

February 28, 2024, 8:03 pm

CAPAS, Tarlac – Heather White and Jamesray Mishael Ajido delivered two bronze medals for host Philippines on Day 2 of the 11th Asian Age Group Championships at the New Clark City Aquatics Center here Wednesday. The 16-year-old White, a Filipino-British residing in Vietnam, registered a personal… Read More

Letran rolls to 5th straight win in NCAA juniors’ basketball

Letran rolls to 5th straight win in NCAA juniors’ basketball

February 28, 2024, 7:42 pm

MANILA – Letran clobbered Arellano University, 106-85, to extend its winning streak to five in the NCAA Season 99 juniors’ basketball at the Filoil EcoOil Arena in San Juan on Wednesday. Daniel Padilla had a game-high 28 points to go with six rebounds, three assists, and two steals while Jolo… Read More

NU downs Adamson for 2nd win in UAAP men's volleyball

NU downs Adamson for 2nd win in UAAP men's volleyball

February 28, 2024, 5:19 pm

MANILA – Defending champion National University (NU) downed Adamson University, 25-19, 25-27, 25-21, 25-18, for its second straight victory in the UAAP Season 86 men’s volleyball tournament at the SMART Araneta Coliseum on Wednesday. Nico Almendras had 23 points and 19 excellent receptions… Read More