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Big City rules Palarong Pambansa secondary basketball

Big City rules Palarong Pambansa secondary basketball

July 15, 2024, 9:10 pm Updated on July 15, 2024, 9:30 pm

MANILA – National Capital Region (NCR) defeated Central Luzon, 86-71, to secure the gold medal in the Palarong Pambansa secondary boys' basketball at University of San Carlos gym in Cebu City on Monday. The bronze medal went to Davao Region. NCR was also crowned champion in the secondary girls'… Read More

Benilde a win away from Shakey's Super League bronze medal

Benilde a win away from Shakey's Super League bronze medal

July 15, 2024, 7:46 pm

MANILA – College of Saint Benilde bounced back from a first-set loss to prevail over Letran, 21-25, 25-21, 25-16, 25-17, in Game 1 of the 2024 Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals best-of-three battle for bronze series at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Monday. Opposite… Read More

NCR virtual Palaro champ; VP Sara expected in closing rites

NCR virtual Palaro champ; VP Sara expected in closing rites

July 15, 2024, 7:33 pm Updated on July 15, 2024, 8:55 pm

CEBU CITY – The National Capital Region (NCR) continued to dominate the Palarong Pambansa 2024 and was poised to take the overall championship for the 17th straight time as of the medal results Monday night. As of 8:30 p.m., student-athletes from the Big City already have 94 gold, 65 silver and… Read More

NU, Adamson reach Asiabasket Int'l Championship semis

NU, Adamson reach Asiabasket Int'l Championship semis

July 15, 2024, 6:02 pm

MANILA – National University and Adamson University beat their respective rivals Sunday night to reach the semifinal of 2024 ANTA Asiabasket International Championship at the Enderun Colleges in Taguig City. Jolo Manansala finished with 16 points, three rebounds, two assists and two steals,… Read More

Alcaraz defends Wimbledon title

Alcaraz defends Wimbledon title

July 15, 2024, 3:35 pm

LONDON – Carlos Alcaraz beat Novak Djokovic in straight sets to defend the men's singles title at the Wimbledon Championships here on Sunday. It's a repeat of the 2023 showpiece as the Spaniard youngster defeated the Serbian veteran in five sets to lift his maiden Wimbledon title. A… Read More

Paris 2024: Thrillers, surprises likely amid France, Italy dominance

Paris 2024: Thrillers, surprises likely amid France, Italy dominance

July 15, 2024, 2:50 pm

BEIJING – As the world eagerly anticipates the Paris 2024 Olympic Games, the fencing events promise to be among the most thrilling. With the competition set in the historical and cultural heart of France, the Grand Palais will provide a spectacular backdrop. Host nation France and Italy have… Read More

Spain beats England 2-1, wins 2024 UEFA Euro Cup 

Spain beats England 2-1, wins 2024 UEFA Euro Cup 

July 15, 2024, 2:23 pm

BERLIN – The national football team of Spain won the 2024 UEFA Euro Cup edging out Team England 2-1 in the final match of the prestigious European football tournament in Berlin late Sunday night. The goals for Spain were scored by Nico Williams (47th minute) and Mikel Oyarzabal (86th) minute.… Read More

Galeries Tower face Nxled in PVL Reinforced Conference opener

Galeries Tower face Nxled in PVL Reinforced Conference opener

July 15, 2024, 1:58 pm

MANILA – The Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Reinforced Conference will kick off on Tuesday with an explosive triple-header at the Philsports Arena in Pasig City. Galeries Tower, featuring Brazilian import Monique Helena and promising rookies Julia Coronel, Jewel Encarnacion, Dodee Batindaan… Read More

Calabarzon grabs 5 more swim golds; NCR keeps overall Palaro lead

Calabarzon grabs 5 more swim golds; NCR keeps overall Palaro lead

July 14, 2024, 9:06 pm

MANILA – Calabarzon garnered five more gold medals in swimming on Sunday as it remained second behind powerhouse National Capital Region (NCR) in the overall medal standings of the Palarong Pambansa in Cebu City. Albert Jose Amaro II bagged three golds while Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh and Peter… Read More

 FEU's Suyamin rules Malaysia girls’ U16 rapid chess

FEU's Suyamin rules Malaysia girls’ U16 rapid chess

July 14, 2024, 8:04 pm

MANILA – Bonjoure Fille Suyamin gave the Philippines its first gold medal in the Eastern Asian Youth Chess Championships after dominating the 8th Eastern Asian Youth Rapid Chess Championship 2024 - Girls 16-under individual rapid event in Penang, Malaysia on Saturday night. Suyamin, a Grade 8… Read More

NU downs Letran, advances to SSL volleyball final

NU downs Letran, advances to SSL volleyball final

July 14, 2024, 7:50 pm

MANILA – National University advanced to the championship round after beating Colegio de San Juan de Letran, 25-19, 25-18, 25-21, in the semifinal of the 2024 Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals at Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila on Sunday. NU will face the winner between… Read More

 PH snares 2 golds at Asia Triathlon Jr Cup in Malaysia

PH snares 2 golds at Asia Triathlon Jr Cup in Malaysia

July 14, 2024, 6:07 pm

MANILA – The Philippines ruled the mixed relay event for its second gold medal in the Asia Triathlon Junior Cup Kampar in Perak, Malaysia on Sunday. The team of Matthew Justine Hermosa, Kira Ellis, Dayshaun Ramos and Samantha Corpuz finished the 375m swim-5km run-1.5km bike race in 1 hour, 27… Read More

Alcantara, Thai partner win men's doubles title in Thailand tennis

Alcantara, Thai partner win men's doubles title in Thailand tennis

July 14, 2024, 3:33 pm

MANILA – Filipino Francis Casey Alcantara and Thai partner Maximus Jones claimed the men's doubles title in the second leg of the ITF World Tennis Tour at Walailak University Tennis Center in Nakhon Si Thammarat, Thailand on Saturday. Alcantara and Jones defeated India's Rishi Reddy and… Read More

IOC announces Olympic Esports Games to be held in Saudi Arabia

IOC announces Olympic Esports Games to be held in Saudi Arabia

July 14, 2024, 2:49 pm

LAUSANNE – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced Friday that it is partnering with the National Olympic Committee (NOC) of Saudi Arabia to host the inaugural 2025 Olympic Esports Games in Saudi Arabia. The proposal will be made to the IOC Session, which will be held on the eve of… Read More

Calabarzon, Soccsksargen, W. Visayas dominate Palaro pool

Calabarzon, Soccsksargen, W. Visayas dominate Palaro pool

July 13, 2024, 7:54 pm

MANILA – Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh of Calabarzon sustained her brilliant form with another victory in the Palarong Pambansa swimming at Cebu City Sports Center on Saturday. She clocked 1 minute and 03.82 secons to beat Patricia Mae Santor (1:06.17) of National Capital Region (NCR) and Franchesca… Read More

Foxies rookies raring to prove worth in PVL Reinforced

Foxies rookies raring to prove worth in PVL Reinforced

July 13, 2024, 6:39 pm

MANILA – Farm Fresh is positive about its chances in the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) Reinforced Conference with the inclusion of talented opposite spikers Maicah Larroza and Pierre Abellana. Although the Foxies had a 3-8 record in the recent All-Filipino Conference, they managed to beat… Read More

NU, Letran face off in SSL volleyball semis

NU, Letran face off in SSL volleyball semis

July 13, 2024, 6:24 pm

MANILA – National University outclassed University of Southern Philippines Foundation, 25-11, 25-12, 25-14, on Saturday to book a semifinal berth in the Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals at Ninoy Aquino Stadium in Manila. Opposite Nataszha Bombita and wing spiker Myrtle… Read More

Djokovic, Alcaraz meet again in Wimbledon finals

Djokovic, Alcaraz meet again in Wimbledon finals

July 13, 2024, 10:39 am

LONDON – Last year's finalists Carlos Alcaraz of Spain and Serbia's Novak Djokovic have set up a final clash at Wimbledon again after taking victories in the men's singles semifinals here on Friday. Reigning champion Alcaraz overcame a slow start to see off Russia's 5th seed Daniil Medvedev. The… Read More

Swimmers Mojdeh, Dean set new records in Palarong Pambansa

Swimmers Mojdeh, Dean set new records in Palarong Pambansa

July 12, 2024, 7:52 pm

MANILA – Micaela Jasmine Mojdeh of Region 4-A bagged two gold medals, one is record-fashion, in the Palarong Pambansa swimming competition at the Cebu City Sports Center on Friday. She clocked 2:41.75 in the girls 13-18 200m breaststroke to improve the 2:43.08 time set by Xandi Chua in 2019.… Read More

NU, FEU advance to Shakey's Super League quarterfinal

NU, FEU advance to Shakey's Super League quarterfinal

July 12, 2024, 7:02 pm

MANILA – National University (NU) stamped its class over Xavier University-Northern Mindanao, 25-15, 25-13, 25-13, for a sweep of Pool A to advance in the next round of the Shakey’s Super League (SSL) National Invitationals at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium on Friday. Middle blocker Aishat Bello… Read More