Sports

Magnolia blasts ROS, 92-76

Magnolia blasts ROS, 92-76

September 27, 2018, 10:01 am

MANILA -- Magnolia Hotshots quickly bounced back from its first loss in the PBA Governors' Cup, dealing Rain Or Shine Elasto Painters a 92-76 rout at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Wednesday night. The Hotshots went on their patented defense early on, limiting the Elasto Painters to… Read More

Ex-pros spice up new Metro League

Ex-pros spice up new Metro League

September 26, 2018, 8:38 pm

MANILA – Three former basketball stars who made a name for themselves in the defunct Metropolitan Basketball Association (MBA) will make their way back to the club basketball scene, this time leading their respective teams in the inaugural staging of the Metro League Open Division. John… Read More

PSU to hold speed skating tournament

PSU to hold speed skating tournament

September 26, 2018, 12:34 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Skating Union (PSU) will hold the Philippine Open Short Track Championships at the SM Megamall Ice Skating Rink in Mandaluyong City on Sept. 27. PSU president Josie Veguillas, who is also the Asian Skating Union (ASU) vice president, said the tournament will serve as… Read More

John Pinto named Player of the Week

John Pinto named Player of the Week

September 26, 2018, 11:27 am

MANILA -- The PBA Governors' Cup has slowly become a conference to remember for John Pinto. Arellano's prime point guard before Jio Jalalon became the school's star is having a breakout stint in the season-ending tournament, posting career-highs of 12.5 points, 7.5 assists, and 4.5 rebounds. A… Read More

San Juan rallies in final period to beat Navotas

San Juan rallies in final period to beat Navotas

September 26, 2018, 8:35 am

MANILA -- San Juan Knights came alive in the final period to hold off Navotas Clutch, 81-74, in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Datu Cup at the STRIKE Gymnasium in Bacoor, Cavite on Tuesday night. In a highly physical game that even saw Larry Rodriguez getting hurt twice and Mac-Mac… Read More

Team Pangasinan ranks 5th in Batang Pinoy

Team Pangasinan ranks 5th in Batang Pinoy

September 25, 2018, 7:48 pm

LINGAYEN, Pangasinan -- Team Pangasinan won PHP1-million worth of sports equipment and scholarships for ranking fifth in the recent Batang Pinoy National Championships held in Baguio City on September 15-21. Pangasinan Provincial Information Officer Orpheus Velasco, in an interview with the… Read More

Angara reaches main draw in Malaysia tennis tournament

Angara reaches main draw in Malaysia tennis tournament

September 25, 2018, 8:41 am

MANILA -- Edgardo Manuel Angara won over his French opponent to reach the boys' singles category main draw of the PREC 14 and Under Championships at the Kelana Jaya Tennis Complex in Selangor, Malaysia. Angara demolished Enzo Michel, 6-0, 6-0, in the qualifying round on Monday to join Marc Andrei… Read More

San Juan guns for share of North lead vs. Navotas; Bacoor hosts Pasig

San Juan guns for share of North lead vs. Navotas; Bacoor hosts Pasig

September 24, 2018, 9:24 pm

MANILA -- San Juan looks to join Bataan on top of the Northern Division standings as it goes up against Navotas as the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League (MPBL) Datu Cup makes a return trip to the Strike Gymnasium in Bacoor on Tuesday night. Both the Knights and the Clutch, who will face off in… Read More

PH sepak takraw team ready to defend world title

PH sepak takraw team ready to defend world title

September 24, 2018, 8:20 am

MANILA -- The Philippines is ready to defend its title in the premier division of the 33rd King’s Cup World Sepak Takraw Championships. Ranged against the best sepak players from 31 other countries, the Filipinos left for Nakhon Rachasima in Thailand during the weekend in time for today’s… Read More

TNT wins in Bong Ravena's debut as head coach, trounces ROS

TNT wins in Bong Ravena's debut as head coach, trounces ROS

September 23, 2018, 6:09 pm

MANILA -- The TNT Katropa gave Bong Ravena a win in his first game as head coach, trouncing debuting Rain Or Shine, 110-104, in the lone Saturday night offering of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) Governors' Cup at the Passi City Arena in Iloilo.The KaTropa, which had a slow start,… Read More

Pacio avenges defeat to Naito; becomes new One strawweight champ

Pacio avenges defeat to Naito; becomes new One strawweight champ

September 23, 2018, 5:25 pm

MANILA -- Joshua Pacio got back at his tormentor Yoshitaka Naito to become the new One strawweight champion in the main event of One: Conquest of Heroes at the Jakarta Convention Center in Jakarta, Indonesia early Sunday (Philippine Time). In their highly-anticipated rematch, Pacio's strikes got… Read More

Batang Pinoy 2018 closes amid heavy rains

Batang Pinoy 2018 closes amid heavy rains

September 22, 2018, 10:19 am

BAGUIO CITY -- The 2018 Batang Pinoy National Championships has formally closed with a simple but meaningful celebration amid the downpour here on Friday afternoon. Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner Celia Kiram, representing Chairman William “Butch” Ramirez, declared the five-day… Read More

SMB drops 143 to keep Columbian winless

SMB drops 143 to keep Columbian winless

September 22, 2018, 8:03 am

MANILA -- San Miguel sizzled offensively all game long and trounced Columbian, 143-119, to move up to 2-1 in the PBA Governors' Cup at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Friday night. Despite giving up 40 Dyip points in the second quarter that actually gave them the lead at halftime, the… Read More

Zamboanga City, Cebu City claim Batang Pinoy basketball golds

Zamboanga City, Cebu City claim Batang Pinoy basketball golds

September 21, 2018, 4:07 pm

BAGUIO CITY -- Zamboanga City came alive in the second half to trample Mandaue, 79-61, in the final of the Batang Pinoy boys’ basketball tournament at the St. Louis University Gym on Friday. Down for most of the first half, the Zamboangueños outscored the Cebuanos, 48-23, in the final 20… Read More

Lucena ace tanker De Kam powers team's 13-4-1 medal haul

Lucena ace tanker De Kam powers team's 13-4-1 medal haul

September 21, 2018, 2:40 pm

BAGUIO CITY – Markus Johanne De Kam on Thursday struck his third gold in swimming and powered Lucena City’s 13-4-1 (gold-silver-bronze) medal output in the pool competition of the 2018 Batang Pinoy National Championships here. De Kam capped his third gold when he ruled the boys’ 200 meter… Read More

Baguio dominates Batang Pinoy wrestling competition

Baguio dominates Batang Pinoy wrestling competition

September 21, 2018, 1:10 pm

LA TRINIDAD -- Baguio reigned supreme in the "Batang Pinoy" wrestling event after taking eight golds at the conclusion of the tournament series held at the Cordillera Career Development College Gym and the Benguet Provincial Capitol basketball court on Thursday.The host squad got half of its gold… Read More

Baguio pulls away in Batang Pinoy medal race

Baguio pulls away in Batang Pinoy medal race

September 21, 2018, 11:58 am

BAGUIO CITY -- Baguio is now assured of once again becoming the overall winner of the Batang Pinoy National Championship after pulling away in the medal tally following the confirmation of the Thursday night and early Friday results. As of 9 a.m. Friday, Baguio has gotten 46 golds, 46 silvers, and… Read More

Rizal, Batangas City score wins to tighten up MPBL south race

Rizal, Batangas City score wins to tighten up MPBL south race

September 21, 2018, 8:59 am

MANILA -- Rizal Crusaders recovered from a shaky third quarter to repulse Marikina Shoemasters, 75-69, in the MPBL Datu Cup at the Batangas City Sports Center in Batangas City on Thursday night. Appearing to be on track for a blowout after taking a 41-31 halftime lead, the Crusaders sputtered in… Read More

Gali wins Batang Pinoy 3K race for host

Gali wins Batang Pinoy 3K race for host

September 20, 2018, 10:50 pm

BAGUIO CITY -- Ira Gali scored a gold medal for the host city after winning the Batang Pinoy secondary girls 3000-meter run at the Baguio Athletic Bowl on Thursday. Gali won with a time of 11 minutes and 40.86 seconds, almost a full second faster than silver medalist Lheslie de Lima of Camarines… Read More

Laguna, Baguio battle at top of Batang Pinoy medal tally

Laguna, Baguio battle at top of Batang Pinoy medal tally

September 20, 2018, 10:17 pm

BAGUIO CITY -- Laguna and Baguio are now neck-and-neck at the top of the Batang Pinoy National Championship medal tally here as of 3 p.m. Thursday. Laguna got 18 golds, five silvers, and three bronzes to take the number one spot for now, but Baguio is closely behind with 17 golds, 28 silvers, and… Read More