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Iloilo confident in Wesley So Cup title defense
by Rick Olivares - May 17, 2022 - 11:37am
Although the last two finals of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines have not gone the way of the Iloilo Kisela Knights, they take heart in the fact that they have four trophies in as many conferences...
Godwin Langbayan is new UGC bantamweight champ
by Rick Olivares - May 16, 2022 - 12:01pm
Airman First Class Godwin Langbayan defeated Arlan Faurillo to become the new bantamweight champion in Underground Battle MMA 36.
Analysis: History repeating and Ateneo has to learn from the Finals loss to UP
by Rick Olivares - May 14, 2022 - 11:17am
Let’s get this out of the way… much deserved championship and congratulations to the UP Fighting Maroons. They did it and how.
Shevchenko confident of UFC 275 win over Santos
by Rick Olivares - May 13, 2022 - 4:26pm
UFC women's flyweight champion Valentina Shevchenko will be going up against Brazilian challenger Taila Santos (19-1-0; 4-1 in the UFC) in UFC 275.
Ex-Mapua champion coach Joel Banal bares Cardinals' keys to ending NCAA title drought
by Rick Olivares - May 12, 2022 - 1:46pm
Prior to the finals, Mapua head coach Randy Alcantara spoke to his old coach, former Cardinals star and title-winning mentor Joel Banal.
UFC ring girl Brittney Palmer is a shining example for following your dreams
by Rick Olivares - May 11, 2022 - 12:17pm
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Ring Girl Brittney Palmer is more than a pretty face.
Talking to Tottenham & France team captain Hugo Lloris
by Rick Olivares - May 11, 2022 - 11:55am
With the crucial Tottenham-Arsenal English Premier League match looming and a UEFA Champions League slot for next season at stake, Philstar.com was able to talk to the former’s team captain and goalkeeper Hugo...
Talking to Manchester City's Aymeric Laporte and Rodri
by Rick Olivares - May 10, 2022 - 4:08pm
In an exclusive interview with Philstar.com, Manchester City players Aymeric Laporte and Rodri spoke of this season’s mindset to win another Premier League title and what is to come for next season.
UFC fighter Jiri Prochazka hopes his Asian success will continue in Singapore card
by Rick Olivares - May 10, 2022 - 3:42pm
Somehow, for Czech light heavyweight mixed martial arts fighter Jiri Prochazka (28-3; 2-0 in the UFC), Asia has provided him with a pathway to success.
Joe Lauzon, Donald Cerrone lock horns in UFC 274
by Rick Olivares - May 5, 2022 - 1:11pm
Joe Lauzon taking on Donald Cerrone in UFC 274 on Sunday, May 8, is a brilliant piece of match-making.
UFC legend Shogun Rua seeks to win last two fights before retirement
by Rick Olivares - May 4, 2022 - 4:48pm
This will be the second to the last fight of the legendary Shogun Rua, a former Pride Middleweight Grand Prix champion and ex-UFC light heavyweight titlist.
What's up with La Salle's Mark Nonoy?
by Rick Olivares - April 29, 2022 - 1:11pm
Despite Mark Nonoy’s struggles on the offensive end, it is a matter of time when the former UAAP Rookie of the Year finds his comfort zone with his new team.
Ateneo's Raffy Verano: An old blood-and-guts comeback
by Rick Olivares - April 29, 2022 - 11:53am
In an team loaded with talent, one can be overlooked. But Raffy Verano cannot be overlooked with his heads-up play.
Chicco Briones, son of ex-PBA cager Lowell, commits to UP
by Rick Olivares - April 28, 2022 - 1:56pm
Chicco Briones, the 19-year-old son of former PBA player Lowell Briones, is transferring from Carroll College in Montana to the University of Philippines.
Andrei Arlovski eyes to make history in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - April 28, 2022 - 11:03am
When Andrei Arlovski takes on American counterpart Jake Collier in UFC Fight Night, a favorable result will add to his legend.
Ateneo-Adamson: A deeper basketball rivalry than you think
by Rick Olivares - April 27, 2022 - 11:15am
Ateneo and Adamson share a rich basketball rivalry that not too many fans know.
Torres, Sleat, Abarrientos carrying FEU in UAAP win streak
by Rick Olivares - April 27, 2022 - 10:33am
Look who has barged into the playoff picture — the Far Eastern University Tamaraws.
Perfecting the Blue Eagle Machine
by Rick Olivares - April 25, 2022 - 1:35pm
After the first round break, my thought was Ateneo had taken the full measure of all the squads. But the other teams had not gotten the full measure of Ateneo because the Blue Eagles, despite being undefeated, were...
Clay Guida takes on Claudio Puelles in UFC Fight Night
by Rick Olivares - April 21, 2022 - 3:32pm
Like fine wine and his favorite rock band the Grateful Dead — which seems to truck on forever — UFC fighter Clay Guida’s freight train to mixed martial arts glory will make a stop at UFC Lemos versus...
Looking at Ateneo's Ildefonso, Koon, Padrigao, Lazaro
by Rick Olivares - April 20, 2022 - 2:04pm
We would like to point out these four players from the current UAAP basketball league leaders.
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