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Ramos bags 3 silver medals for PH at IWF Grand Prix 2 in Qatar

Ramos bags 3 silver medals for PH at IWF Grand Prix 2 in Qatar

December 6, 2023, 8:55 am

MANILA – The Philippines kicked off its campaign at the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) Grand Prix II with three silver medals courtesy of Rose Jean Ramos in the women's 45kg category on Tuesday (Wednesday in Manila). The 18-year-old pride of Zamboanga City had a total lift of… Read More

Pacquiao ‘excited’ to see success of MPBL – Duremdes

Pacquiao ‘excited’ to see success of MPBL – Duremdes

December 5, 2023, 7:48 pm

MANILA – The Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) just concluded its fifth season, and yet league officials are already looking forward to the next one. Commissioner Kenneth Duremdes said league founder Manny Pacquiao is now thinking of ways to maintain or even exceed the success gained… Read More

Amit Cup Season 2 in 2024 draws bigger field

Amit Cup Season 2 in 2024 draws bigger field

December 5, 2023, 6:15 pm

MANILA – A bigger field is expected to see action when the fourth and last leg of the Amit Cup 9-Ball Championship Season 2 kicks off early next year. Two-time world 10-ball champion Rubilen Amit said the number of participants could reach at least 100, based on the success of Leg 3 won by… Read More

PH bet gains share of lead in Malaysia chess tourney

PH bet gains share of lead in Malaysia chess tourney

December 5, 2023, 5:21 pm

MANILA – Filipino International Master Daniel Quizon and Mongolian FIDE Master Munkhdalai Amilal won their respective matches to share the Open division lead after five rounds of the Eastern Asia Juniors and Girls Chess Championships at the Sabah Oriental Hotel in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia… Read More

Esguerra, 14 others inducted into Philracom Hall of Fame

Esguerra, 14 others inducted into Philracom Hall of Fame

December 5, 2023, 3:31 pm

MANILA – A total of 15 personalities led by Herminio "Hermie" Esguerra were inducted to the Philippine Racing Commission (Philracom) Hall of Fame this year during a ceremony at the Manila Diamond Hotel Grand Ballroom in Manila last Saturday. Esguerra owns emerging stallion "Oh Oh Seven" and the… Read More

Austrian pair top Nuvali world beach volley tilt at Aussies’ expense

Austrian pair top Nuvali world beach volley tilt at Aussies’ expense

December 4, 2023, 4:17 pm

MANILA – Austria’s Robin Seidl and Moritz Pristauz drubbed Australia’s Thomas Hodges and Zachery Schubert, 21-18, 21-16, to rule the men’s division of the Volleyball World Beach Pro Tour Challenge on Sunday night at the world-class Nuvali Sand Courts in Santa Rosa City, Laguna. The world… Read More

All set for Queen of the North chess tourney in Laoag City

All set for Queen of the North chess tourney in Laoag City

December 4, 2023, 2:59 pm

MANILA – Woman International Master (WIM) Jan Jodilyn Fronda will banner the Queen of the North chess tournament at Ilocos Norte National High School Gymnasium in Laoag City on Dec. 17 to 23. Fronda will be up against national team members Woman Fide Masters Cherry Ann Mejia (Labrador/ Jacinto)… Read More

Lim, Capadocia crowned PCA Open singles' champions

Lim, Capadocia crowned PCA Open singles' champions

December 3, 2023, 7:00 pm

MANILA – Second seed Alberto Lim Jr. stamped his class over Hawaii-based Filipino Andre Ilagan to capture the men's singles title in the 40th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open at its indoor shell court in Paco, Manila on Sunday. Returning from a two-year hiatus, Lim displayed… Read More

Top netter Eala to lead 3rd Siklab Youth Sports awardees

Top netter Eala to lead 3rd Siklab Youth Sports awardees

December 3, 2023, 4:21 pm

MANILA – Tennis ace Alex Eala and muay thai champion Alyssa Kylie Mallari will lead 58 athletes from 33 sports to be honored at the 3rd Siklab Youth Sports Awards on Dec. 4 at the Market! Market! Activity Center in Taguig City. Eala and Mallari will receive the Go for Gold Siklab Young Heroes… Read More

Tenorio makes PBA comeback after beating 'Big C'

Tenorio makes PBA comeback after beating 'Big C'

December 3, 2023, 4:05 pm

NASUGBU, Batangas – Barangay Ginebra veteran playmaker LA Tenorio will suit up for his first Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) game after 10 months when they face Terrafirma at PhilSports Arena in Pasig City on Sunday.  Tenorio is currently on remission after a six-month treatment in… Read More

Rivera-Bornia keeps PCA Open women's doubles title

Rivera-Bornia keeps PCA Open women's doubles title

December 2, 2023, 7:25 pm

MANILA – Top seeds Shaira Hope Rivera and Allyssa Mae Bornia pulled off a 6-4, 6-3 victory over No. 2 seeds Rovie Baulate and Elsie Abarquez to keep the women's doubles title in the 40th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open Tennis Championships in Paco, Manila on Saturday. One of their… Read More

Brisbane first stop of Rafa Nadal comeback in 2024

Brisbane first stop of Rafa Nadal comeback in 2024

December 2, 2023, 6:00 pm

ANKARA – Rafael Nadal announced Friday that he will return to court in 2024. "After one year outside of the tour, I think it's the right moment to be back," the Spanish player said in a post on Instagram Friday. "So I feel ready to announce that I will be back in Brisbane the first week of the… Read More

UP, UE rule UAAP judo tourney; UST runner-up in two divisions

UP, UE rule UAAP judo tourney; UST runner-up in two divisions

December 2, 2023, 3:58 pm

MANILA – University of the Philippines bagged three more gold medals to claim the men's title in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) Season 86 judo competitions at Marikina Sports Complex on Saturday. World grappling champion Fierre Afan defeated University of Santo… Read More

San Beda advances to finals vs. Mapua in NCAA Season 99

San Beda advances to finals vs. Mapua in NCAA Season 99

December 1, 2023, 7:31 pm

MANILA – San Beda unleashed a three-point juggernaut in the second half as it repulsed Lyceum of the Philippines University, 82-72, at the Smart Araneta Coliseum on Friday and marched into the NCAA Season 99 finals against Mapua. The Lions buried nine triples in the final half including seven in… Read More

Lim, Ilagan advance to PCA Open men's final

Lim, Ilagan advance to PCA Open men's final

December 1, 2023, 6:36 pm

MANILA – Second seed Alberto Lim Jr. defeated No. 6 Nilo Damian, 6-3, 6-0 in the men's singles semifinal of the 40th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open at the indoor shell court in Plaza Dilao, Paco, Manila on Friday. Lim, back from a two-year hiatus, will meet unranked… Read More

UE wins 4 golds in UAAP women's judo

UE wins 4 golds in UAAP women's judo

December 1, 2023, 5:09 pm

MANILA – Back-to-back champion University of the East pocketed four gold medals at the start of the UAAP Season judo tournament at the Marikina Sports Complex late Thursday. The Warriors also won one silver and bronze medals to earn 32 points. Reigning MVP and Season 85 Rookie of the Year… Read More

Gymnast Lagman captures 2nd all-around title

Gymnast Lagman captures 2nd all-around title

December 1, 2023, 1:19 am

MANILA – Sabrina Richelle Lagman displayed her awesome form to capture the all-around title in the High Performance 1 category of the 2023 Learn and Train Sports Academy (LTSA) Invitational held at the SM Southmall, Las Piñas from Nov. 25-26. She tallied 32.550 points to claim victory over… Read More

Cavite Spartans to face San Juan Predators in online chess semis

Cavite Spartans to face San Juan Predators in online chess semis

November 30, 2023, 7:39 pm

MANILA – The Cavite Spartans defeated the Manila Indio Bravos, 14.5-6.5, to reach the Northern Division semifinals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP) online tournament played on Chess.com on Wednesday night. The Spartans scored 4.5 points in the blitz game coming… Read More

Milliam, Lim gain semis berths in PCA Open tennis

Milliam, Lim gain semis berths in PCA Open tennis

November 30, 2023, 6:59 pm

MANILA – Second seed Alexa Joy Milliam rallied past Jufe Ann Coco, 6-7 (2-7), 6-1, 6-0, to reach the women's singles semifinal of the 40th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open at the indoor shell court in Plaza Dilao, Paco, Manila on Thursday. Banking on her powerful shots, the… Read More

Top seed Capadocia, Lim reach PCA Open quarterfinal

Top seed Capadocia, Lim reach PCA Open quarterfinal

November 29, 2023, 6:24 pm

MANILA – Marian Capadocia defeated Jeannie Ross Barcia, 6-3, 6-2, to reach the women's singles quarterfinal of the 40th Philippine Columbian Association (PCA) Open tennis tournament in Plaza Dilao, Paco, Manila on Wednesday. The top-ranked Capadocia is eyeing an eighth title in the women's… Read More