Powerlifters Ancheta, Kitan set to compete in world championships

MANILA -- Paralympians Adeline Dumapong-Ancheta and Agustin Kitan are scheduled to compete on Friday (Saturday in Manila) in the 2017 World Para Powerlifting Championships in Mexico.Ancheta will compete in the women's over 86kg category while Kitan will see action in the men's up to 65kg category.... Read More

Cebu Uni paddlers sink Malaysians in Asia-Pacific games

CEBU CITY -- Tournament favorite University of Cebu (UC) swept its opening matches in the 2nd Asia-Pacific University Games (APUG) table tennis team competition Thursday at Robinson’s Galleria here.The University of Cebu Webmasters cruised to a 5-0 victory over UniversitiTeknologi Mara (UiTM)... Read More

PBA begins Season 43 with SMB-Phoenix battle

MANILA -- There may still be uncertainty on whether the upcoming PBA season will push through or not, but the league still announced on Wednesday night its preliminary schedule for the season-opening Philippine Cup.Assuming the 43rd season will begin as scheduled on Dec. 17 as what outgoing PBA... Read More

F2 Logistics beats Iriga City in PSL volleyball tourney

MANILA -- F2 Logistics pulled off a 25-19, 25-12, 25-17 victory over newcomer Iriga City on Tuesday night in the quarterfinal round of the Chooks to Go-Philippine Superliga (PSL) Grand Prix at the Filoil Flying V Centre.Imports Kennedy Bryan and Maria Jose Perez scored 14 and 12 points, respectively... Read More

2023 FIBA World Cup host to be decided on Dec. 9

MANILA --Will Asia get to host the 2023 FIBA World Cup?This will be known on December 9 when the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) announces the winner between the joint bids by Argentina/Uruguay or the Philippines/Indonesia/Japan on the other hand.Acording to the report from the FIBA... Read More

Cebu all set to host Asia-Pacific University Games

MANILA -- All is set for the staging of the 2nd Asia Pacific University Games (APUG) from December 6 to 11 at the Cebu Coliseum.China, Malaysia, and host Philippines will see action in four sports during the event organized by the Asia Pacific University Sports Union (APUSU) in cooperation with the... Read More

Schrock shocks Makati as late goal gives Negros crucial semis win

MANILA -- Stephan Schrock made what could be his greatest moment playing club football in the Philippines.The energetic midfielder scored the game winning goal as Ceres Negros trounced Kaya Makati at the death, 1-0, in Game 1 of their PFL Finals Series showdown at the University of Makati Athletic... Read More

Tabal achieves Milo Marathon five-peat

MANILA -- Mary Joy Tabal just made an unprecedented feat in front of her fellow Cebuanos.Tabal scored her fifth consecutive win in the national finals of the Milo Marathon in Cebu City on Sunday, becoming the first Filipino woman to do so.Tabal, who finished the Rio Olympics marathon last year,... Read More

3 teams score similar 88 to lead in seniors Fil A

BAGUIO CITY -- Host Baguio Country, Forest Hills, and Nueva Ecija on Sunday each scored 88 points en route to three-point lead advantage over Macquarie Links Australia at the start of competition in Fil A at the short but sleek par-61 BCC of the 68th Department of Tourism Fil-Am Invitational Golf... Read More

PH junior squash players to compete in Malaysia, Singapore

MANILA -- The Philippine Squash Academy (PSA) will send its junior players to Malaysia and Singapore this month.Christopher Buraga, Carl Carillo and New Zealand-based Mattthew Lucente will compete in the REDtone 11th Kuala Lumpur Juniors Open Squash Championships on December 5-10.From Malaysia,... Read More

Adamson ends NU's dream run in UAAP cheerdance

MANILA -- A new champion emerges.The Adamson Pep Squad reigned supreme in the UAAP Cheerdance Competition, taking its first ever top finish in front of 19,852 people at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay on Saturday night.The Adamsonians put to an end the dream run of the NU Pep Squad, which won four... Read More

Zamboanga sports complex rehab is 60% complete

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- The rehabilitation of the 4.2-hectare sports complex is set to be completed by the first quarter of 2018.Paul Lagonera, project in-charge of the RCDG Construction firm, on Friday said the rehabilitation of the facility is already 60 percent complete.The RCDG Construction firm is... Read More

Diaz bags 2 medals in international weightlifting

ZAMBOANGA CITY -- Zamboangueña Olympian Hidilyn Diaz on Friday (11:30 a.m. Philippine time) has bagged two medals in the International Weightlifting Federation (IWF) World Championship In Anaheim, California.The IWF in Anaheim started on Monday, November 27, and will end on Tuesday, December... Read More

Fil-Am golf fires off Dec 2, lures record 1,300 players

BAGUIO CITY — The chilly morning weather, mental toughness, and course management are among the key factors in waging fairway battles by a record field of 1,300 golfers from the Asia-Pacific region in the hunt for top honors at the 68th Department of Tourism (DOT) Fil-Am Invitational.The... Read More

PBA board to resolve Narvasa issue

QUEZON CITY —"By next week, we will fix everything." 

That was what outgoing PBA Board of Governors chairman Mikee Romero vowed regarding the impasse that stemmed from the future of Chito Narvasa as the league commissioner.

The said statement issued during the PBA Press Corps Awards... Read More

Barangay Ginebra hosts victory party for fans Friday

MANILA -- It may be a little over a month already but Ginebra still wants to celebrate its PBA Governors' Cup title conquest with its fans.The Barangay will host a free victory party with their legion of fans at the FilOil Flying V Centre in San Juan City on Friday at 11 a.m.“This is going to... Read More

Bahrain to host Fed Cup event next year

MANILA -- Bahrain will host the Asia/Oceania Zone Group II event of the 2018 Fed Cup, the International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced recently.The Philippines is among 16 countries competing in the Asia/Oceania Zone Group II to be held at the Bahrain Tennis Federation outdoor hard courts on... Read More

40,000 to play simultaneously in 2018 World Children's Day

PASIG CITY -- A simultaneous playing of some 40,000 kids in one day is eyed as the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) and the Philippine Sports Institute (PSI) will bring the Children's Games to 40 cities and provinces on November 20, 2018 in celebration of the World Children's Day.PSC Chairman... Read More

Singapore catches fire on the road to blast Alab

STA. ROSA, Laguna — Xavier Alexander put up a brilliant performance on the road, while AJ Mandani sizzled in his Philippine homecoming as Singapore blasted Alab, 97-83, in their ABL midweek clash at the Sta. Rosa Multi-Purpose Sports Complex on Wednesday night.The Slingers whipped Alab in the... Read More

6th Notre Dame Cup golf tourney set Dec. 2

DAVAO CITY – More than 100 golfers mostly alumni of Notre Dame of Kidapawan, will join in the 6th Notre Dame Cup golf tournament on December 2 at the Apo Golf and Country Club.“It’s a system 36 format with the prizes for the over-all net champion, Class A, B and C gross champion,... Read More