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Pascua enters PSC-PHILTA Age Group Championships semifinal

Pascua enters PSC-PHILTA Age Group Championships semifinal

December 22, 2018, 6:27 pm

MANILA -- Palarong Pambansa medalist Joewyn Pascua banked on his huge forehand to reach the semifinal round of the boys' 16-under category in the Philippine Sports Commission - Philippine Tennis Association (PSC-PHILTA) National Age-Group Championships at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center on… Read More

Top muaythai org saddened by challenges on viral jin

Top muaythai org saddened by challenges on viral jin

December 22, 2018, 5:59 pm

MANILA -- Just as videos of a teenage taekwondo jin bullying his fellow students began going viral on Thursday night, photos of young muaythai pugs challenging the jin to a fight also surfaced online. The Philippines' top kickboxing organization is disappointed with the said photos. The Muaythai… Read More

  1st East Visayas college basketball tourney up in January

1st East Visayas college basketball tourney up in January

December 22, 2018, 9:56 am

TACLOBAN CITY -- Student-players of State Colleges and Universities (SUCs) in Region 8 (Eastern Visayas) will compete in the first regional collegiate basketball tournament on Jan. 26, 2019, a tournament commissioner has announced. “We’re supporting the national agenda on grassroots sports… Read More

5 games named to SEAG eSports event

5 games named to SEAG eSports event

December 21, 2018, 4:49 pm

MANILA -- Defense of the Ancients 2 will headline five of the six titles that will be played in the first ever eSports event of the Southeast Asian (SEA) Games next year. The globally popular 5-on-5 computer game is expected to be the main attraction of the SEA Games eSports tournament, where a… Read More

Taekwondo body condemns teenage jin’s act in bullying incident

Taekwondo body condemns teenage jin’s act in bullying incident

December 21, 2018, 4:43 pm

MANILA -- The Philippine Taekwondo Association (PTA) condemned the act of a certain Ateneo Junior High School student, whose video of him bullying and even kicking a schoolmate inside the comfort room went viral on Thursday night. "Any form of misbehavior which includes harassment, bullying, and… Read More

Velez earns quarters slot in PSC-PHILTA Age Group Championships

Velez earns quarters slot in PSC-PHILTA Age Group Championships

December 21, 2018, 4:20 pm

MANILA -- Unranked John David Velez of Davao City pulled off a 6-3, 7-5 upset win over third seed Loucas Fernandez to complete the quarterfinal cast in the boys' 18-under category of the Philippine Sports Commission - Philippine Tennis Center (PSC-PHILTA) National Age Group Championships at the… Read More

Jucutan enters PSC-PHILTA Age-Group Championships quarterfinals

Jucutan enters PSC-PHILTA Age-Group Championships quarterfinals

December 21, 2018, 8:13 am

MANILA -- Unseeded Ezekiel Jucutan has maintained his winning form to reach the quarterfinal round of the Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Tennis Association (PSC-PHILTA) National Age Group Championships at the Rizal Memorial Tennis Center on Thursday. Jucutan eliminated third seed Mark… Read More

Bataan prevails over Rizal, 88-74

Bataan prevails over Rizal, 88-74

December 21, 2018, 8:12 am

MANILA -- Bataan Risers quickly returned to its winning ways in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup after holding off Rizal Crusaders, 88-74, at the Blue Eagle Gym in Quezon City on Thursday night. Banking on their balanced attack, the Risers, who saw their league-record 14-game… Read More

QC repulses Laguna at home for 3rd straight win

QC repulses Laguna at home for 3rd straight win

December 21, 2018, 8:11 am

MANILA -- Quezon City Capitals won its third straight game in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup after subduing Laguna Heroes at home, 85-80, at the Blue Eagle Gym in Quezon City on Thursday night. In a highly-physical clash that saw both squads putting up a total of 84 free throw… Read More

ESNAP head clarifies report on SEAG eSports

ESNAP head clarifies report on SEAG eSports

December 20, 2018, 8:19 pm

MANILA -- ESports National Association of the Philippines president Joebert Yu clarified a report about the eSports titles that will be played in the inaugural staging of the said event in the Southeast Asian Games next year. In a statement posted on his Facebook account on Thursday, Yu said, "The… Read More

SMB gets Romeo, Tubid, Zamar in separate trades

SMB gets Romeo, Tubid, Zamar in separate trades

December 20, 2018, 7:42 pm

MANILA -- The biggest name in the Philippine Basketball Association trade market is finally heading to one of the league's hottest teams right now.Terrence Romeo will make his way to San Miguel after a trade with TNT was approved by Commissioner Willie Marcial.In exchange, the KaTropa will receive… Read More

Magnolia wins first PBA title

Magnolia wins first PBA title

December 20, 2018, 7:37 am

ANTIPOLO CITY -- Magnolia quickly went on a roll and repulsed Alaska, 102-86, to clinch its first PBA Governors' Cup title in Game 6 of the finals at the Ynares Center here on Wednesday night. The Hotshots started the game with a 12-0 run to spark the wire-to-wire win. The Aces tried to inch… Read More

DavaoOcc downs San Juan for 13th straight win

DavaoOcc downs San Juan for 13th straight win

December 19, 2018, 8:17 am

MANILA -- Eman Calo was left undrafted in the Philippine Basketball Association Draft on Sunday night. Three days later, Calo showed the top tier league what it will miss out. Calo exploded at home even as Bogs Raymundo put up a perfect game as the Davao Occidental Tigers spoiled San Juan Knight's… Read More

Cebu City pulls late comeback to edge Caloocan

Cebu City pulls late comeback to edge Caloocan

December 19, 2018, 8:16 am

MANILA -- Cebu City Sharks came alive in the final two minutes to shock Caloocan Supremos, 71-70, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup at the Rizal Memorial College Gymnasium in Davao City on Tuesday night. In a game that started about two hours late than its supposed tip-off to… Read More

Magnolia vs. Alaska 'dogfight' could be title clincher

Magnolia vs. Alaska 'dogfight' could be title clincher

December 18, 2018, 9:00 pm

MANILA -- Magnolia guns for the kill as the Philippine Basketball Association Governors' Cup Finals resume at the Ynares Center in Antipolo City 7 p.m. on Wednesday night. The Hotshots, up 3-2 against the Alaska Aces, can clinch the title with a Game 6 win. However, coach Chito Victolero is… Read More

Desiderio, Tratter attend NLEX practice amid looming trade

Desiderio, Tratter attend NLEX practice amid looming trade

December 17, 2018, 9:52 pm

MANILA -- Paul Desiderio and Abu Tratter came to NLEX's team practice on Monday despite their current floating status. Desiderio and Tratter, the club's first round picks in the Philippine Basketball Association Draft on Sunday night, are set to be shipped to Blackwater for Poy Erram in a swap… Read More

Desiderio's shock selection at no. 4 caps PBA Draft Round 1

Desiderio's shock selection at no. 4 caps PBA Draft Round 1

December 17, 2018, 11:09 am

MANILA -- Surprises are something that Philippine Basketball Association fans should expect in the league's annual draft. But only a few saw what NLEX Road Warriors did with the pick it got from a trade with Phoenix FuelMasters coming. And it all started with Coach Yeng Guiao hurling "Amin 'to!"… Read More

Desiderio, Tratter set to join Blackwater as NLEX goes for Erram

Desiderio, Tratter set to join Blackwater as NLEX goes for Erram

December 17, 2018, 11:07 am

MANILA -- NLEX's team management confirmed on Sunday night that a trade between its two first-round picks in the recently concluded Philippine Basketball Association Draft and Blackwater star Poy Erram is in the works. "The official trade proposal will be submitted [this] morning, pending approval… Read More

Projected 1st round picks Quinto, Salem taken late in PBA Draft

Projected 1st round picks Quinto, Salem taken late in PBA Draft

December 17, 2018, 11:07 am

MANILA -- Bong Quinto and Matt Salem, who were tipped to be selected in the first round of the Philippine Basketball Association Draft, found themselves outside the Top 12 at the draft proper on Sunday night at the Robinson's Place Manila atrium. Quinto eventually found himself with Meralco as the… Read More

Perez, Parks, Bolick headline PBA Draft picks

Perez, Parks, Bolick headline PBA Draft picks

December 16, 2018, 6:36 pm

MANILA -- As anticipated, CJ Perez headlined the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Rookie Draft, as he was formally named the first overall pick by Columbian Dyip on Sunday night at the Robinsons Place Manila’s atrium. Perez, who led Lyceum to the NCAA men's basketball finals for the past… Read More