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Navy dominates men's elite criterium in Nat’l Championships

Navy dominates men's elite criterium in Nat’l Championships

February 6, 2024, 10:43 pm

MANILA – Philippine Navy - Standard Insurance dominated the men's elite criterium in the PhilCycling National Championships for Road 2024 at the Tagaytay City Atrium on Monday. The Navy trio of Jan Paul Morales, Junrey Navarro, and Ronald Oranza had to a 1-2-3 finish in the 40 minutes plus three… Read More

Cherry Tiggo notches first win in PNVF Champions League

Cherry Tiggo notches first win in PNVF Champions League

February 6, 2024, 10:27 pm

MANILA – Cherry Tiggo downed the College of Saint Benilde, 29-27, 27-29, 25-18, 25-23, to notch its first win in the PNVF Champions League at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum on Tuesday. Mylene Paat finished with 16 points, 13 on attacks, while Abigail Maraño, Victonara Galang, and Czarina Carandang… Read More

NU Bullpups inch closer to UAAP volleyball title

NU Bullpups inch closer to UAAP volleyball title

February 6, 2024, 8:07 pm

MANILA – The National University Nazareth School (NUNS) defeated the University of the East, 39-37, 26-24, 22-25, 25-21, on Tuesday to move within a win of claiming the UAAP Season 86 boys volleyball title at the Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan City. Skipper Jeffe Gallego Jr. joined hands with… Read More

Search for ‘perfect wind‘ continues in Iloilo’s Paraw Regatta Festival

Search for ‘perfect wind‘ continues in Iloilo’s Paraw Regatta Festival

February 6, 2024, 2:42 pm

ILOILO CITY – Sailing enthusiasts are invited to take part in the 51st Paraw Regatta Festival, a cultural celebration of the oldest traditional craft event in Asia and the largest sailing event in the Philippines, paying tribute to Ilonggos’ seafaring skills. During the media launch Monday,… Read More

Saint Benilde survives Army in PNVF Champions League

Saint Benilde survives Army in PNVF Champions League

February 5, 2024, 8:36 pm

MANILA – The College of Saint Benilde (CSB) kicked off its campaign in the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League women's tournament with a 16-25, 25-16, 25-27, 25-14, 15-9 victory over the Philippine Army at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum on Monday. Wielyn Estoque,… Read More

W. Visayas int'l swim circuit kicks off Feb. 18

W. Visayas int'l swim circuit kicks off Feb. 18

February 5, 2024, 8:11 pm

BACOLOD CITY – The Department of Tourism-Western Visayas (DOT-6) is gearing up for the staging of the four-leg International Open Water Swim Circuit, which kicks off in Sipalay City, Negros Occidental on Feb. 18. The event, which is expected to draw some 150 swimmers for the first leg, was… Read More

Antipolo, Laoag cities to hold PH teqball activities

Antipolo, Laoag cities to hold PH teqball activities

February 5, 2024, 8:08 pm Updated on February 5, 2024, 8:10 pm

MANILA – Antipolo City and Laoag City will host the Philippine Teqball Federation (PITEQ) activities for the first quarter of 2024. “The technical committee will supervise both events to ensure the promotional and technical aspects are properly applied,” PITEQ secretary general Peter Paul… Read More

2026 World Cup final to be played at MetLife Stadium in US

2026 World Cup final to be played at MetLife Stadium in US

February 5, 2024, 2:04 pm

ISTANBUL – The final of the 2026 World Cup will be played at MetLife Stadium in New York/New Jersey in the US on July 19, FIFA confirmed Sunday. "The #FIFAWorldCup trophy will be raised in New York, New Jersey!" FIFA said on X. “The #FIFAWorldCup 26 final will take place in New York, New… Read More

Oranza to see action in PhilCycling National Championships for Road

Oranza to see action in PhilCycling National Championships for Road

February 4, 2024, 6:23 pm

MANILA – Cambodia SEA Games double-bronze medalist Ronald Oranza will lead the more than 400 bikers in this year's PhilCycling National Championships for Road, set to kick off Monday in Tagaytay City. The riders are taking part in the criterium, individual time trial (ITT) and road races during… Read More

 UE out to win UAAP boys volleyball title

UE out to win UAAP boys volleyball title

February 4, 2024, 5:37 pm

MANILA – The University of the East (UE) Junior Red Warriors vowed to take home this year’s title of the UAAP boys volleyball as they see eye to eye with National University-Nazareth School (NUNS) in the best-of-three championship series beginning Tuesday. The Junior Red Warrriors sealed their… Read More

FEU's Cantela eyeing FIDE Master title

FEU's Cantela eyeing FIDE Master title

February 3, 2024, 6:14 pm

MANILA – Filipino chess player Oscar Joseph "OJ" Cantela is setting his sights on becoming the country's next World Chess Federation (FIDE) Master. The Grade 11 student is a member of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 86 high school boys champion Far Eastern… Read More

DepEd, Cebu City sign deal for 2024 Palarong Pambansa

DepEd, Cebu City sign deal for 2024 Palarong Pambansa

February 3, 2024, 5:10 pm

MANILA – The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Cebu City government have forged a partnership for the 2024 Palarong Pambansa. Vice President and Education Secretary Sara Duterte-Carpio and Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama signed the memorandum of agreement (MOA) to ensure the intensive… Read More

NBA announces 2024 All-Star Game reserves

NBA announces 2024 All-Star Game reserves

February 3, 2024, 11:58 am

ANKARA – The 2024 NBA All-Star Game reserves including Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry were announced on Friday.The reserves will join the starters at the 73rd All-Star Game in Indianapolis on Feb. 18. Last week, the starters led by LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo for the… Read More

Maraño vows to give best in PNVF Champions League

Maraño vows to give best in PNVF Champions League

February 2, 2024, 8:50 pm

MANILA – Expect seasoned player Aby Maraño to perform well for new team Chery Tiggo in the Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) Champions League women's tournament at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum in Manila starting Sunday. The 31-year-old spiker promised to give her best, hoping to… Read More

Eala secures semis berth in ITF W50 event in Indore, India

Eala secures semis berth in ITF W50 event in Indore, India

February 2, 2024, 7:57 pm

MANILA – Third seed Filipino Alex Eala defeated No. 6 Romanian Anca Alexia Todoni of Romania, 7-5, 6-2, in the quarterfinal round of the ITF W50 event in Indore, India on Friday. The 18-year-old Eala's victory set her up against No. 2 Polina Kudermetova, who survived unseeded Japanese Eri… Read More

Perpetual pockets women and juniors titles in NCAA table tennis

Perpetual pockets women and juniors titles in NCAA table tennis

February 2, 2024, 7:56 pm

MANILA – The University of Perpetual Help Dalta System reigned supreme in the women's and juniors divisions of the NCAA Season 99 table tennis tournament which concluded at the Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) Gym on Monday. Based on results released on Friday, MVP Crishen Mae Santillan carried… Read More

Messi's debut Barcelona contract napkin to go up for auction

Messi's debut Barcelona contract napkin to go up for auction

February 2, 2024, 9:31 am

ISTANBUL – The napkin Lionel Messi’s first Barcelona deal was informally written on will go to auction, Bonhams International Auction House has confirmed. "This is one of the most thrilling items I have ever handled. Yes, it's a paper napkin, but it's the famous napkin that was at the… Read More

Eala gets USD25,000 ITF grand slam player dev’t program grant

Eala gets USD25,000 ITF grand slam player dev’t program grant

February 1, 2024, 8:16 pm

MANILA – Top Filipina netter Alexandra Eala is among the recipients of USD25,000 grants from the International Tennis Federation (ITF) Grand Slam Player Development Program for the 2024 season. "The grant I have received from the ITF Development Fund has definitely furthered my progress in… Read More

Japanese judo champions to train PH athletes

Japanese judo champions to train PH athletes

February 1, 2024, 7:27 pm Updated on February 1, 2024, 7:38 pm

MANILA – The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), in cooperation with the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and the Philippine Judo Federation, Inc. (PJFI), will hold a seminar program this weekend at the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex. The TMG program, aimed at fostering international sports… Read More

Javier feted at 2024 PSA Awards

Javier feted at 2024 PSA Awards

January 31, 2024, 7:24 pm

MANILA – Leyte Vice Governor Leonardo “Sandy” Javier Jr. added another feather to his cap by being recognized as the Horse Owner of the Year, the first of this award, during the San Miguel Corporation-Philippine Sportswriters Association (PSA) Awards at the Manila Diamond Hotel Grand… Read More