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Tigers face Bulldogs; Warriors vs Maroons in UAAP opener
by Olmin Leyba - August 18, 2018 - 12:00am
University of Santo Tomas and University of the East – two teams that underwent coaching change – get their first taste of action under their new systems as they battle separate opponents in the opening...
Sisi Rondina, Bernadeth Pons claim Ibalong beach volleyball crown
by Olmin Leyba - August 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Petron’s Sisi Rondina and Bernadeth Pons, Philippine Superliga’s queens of the sandcourt, showcased their winning form once more and annexed the crown in the recent Ibalong National Women’s Beach...
Jordan Bartlett outsmarts Kobe Paras in 1-on-1
by Olmin Leyba - August 18, 2018 - 12:00am
La Salle’s Jordan Bartlett stole the thunder from UP’s Kobe Paras with a title-clinching 11-8 win last night in the UAAP Last One Standing One-on-One Hoop Challenge at the Mall of Asia Atrium.
Negros tops Southeast, finishes 7th in Little League Softball World Series
by Olmin Leyba - August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Asia-Pacific representative Negros ended its campaign in the Little League Softball World Series on a high note, blanking Southeast, 6-0, to finish seventh overall Wednesday at Alpenrose Stadium in Portland.
Fil-foreign aces to beef up Azkals
by Olmin Leyba - August 17, 2018 - 12:00am
Dead-set to form a competitive side in both the Asean Football Federation Suzuki Cup and the Asian Cup, the Azkals have set their sights on a number of quality Fil-foreigners to beef up their roster and boost their...
Negros belles bow to East, exit from Little League World Series
by Olmin Leyba - August 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Asia-Pacific representative Negros bombed out of the Little League Softball World Series as it yielded a close 1-2 defeat to East in a tightly fought quarterfinal duel Monday night at Alpenrose Stadium in Portland,...
Aguilas blank Ceres, end skid
by Olmin Leyba - August 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Davao Aguilas FC leaned on a hot first half charge to score a breakthrough win over virtual champ Ceres Negros, 3-0, Sunday in the Philippines Football League at Panaad Stadium in Bacolod.
Azkals’ Etheridge debuts in style in Premier League
by Olmin Leyba - August 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Azkals mainstay Neil Etheridge achieved a milestone for Philippine football with his debut for Cardiff City in the English Premier League but failed to make it a double celebration as the Bluebirds suffered a 0-2...
Mr. Cool On and Off Court
by Olmin Leyba - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
He’s on top of the world but multi-awarded big man June Mar Fajardo prefers to keep his feet on the ground.
Superliga stars wow Isabela fans
by Olmin Leyba - August 12, 2018 - 12:00am
The Philippine Superliga All-Stars savored the opportunity to spread their love for volleyball as they joined the league on its first tour here.
World Series champs bat for kids softball program
by Olmin Leyba - August 11, 2018 - 12:00am
Newly minted Senior League Softball World Series champs Tanauan hopes to inspire more kids to get into sports so that they, too, can experience all its benefits while helping bring honor to the Philippines.
Singapore team dethrones Ceres
by Olmin Leyba - August 10, 2018 - 12:00am
Ceres Negros FC ceded its crown in the AFC Cup Asean zone after bowing to finals rival Home United on aggregate, 1-3, Wednesday at Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore.
No turning back on Azkals’ Suzuki, Asian Cup buildup
by Olmin Leyba - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Philippine Azkals team manager Dan Palami assured there won’t be any disruption in the Pinoy booters’ buildup for the 2018 AFF Suzuki Cup and 2019 Asian Cup following the withdrawal of former English...
COA says Pagcor owes PSC P4 billion in remittances
by Olmin Leyba - August 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Advocates for the full remittance of the Philippine Sports Commission’s share from the income of state-run casinos got a big boost as the Commission on Audit took note of the “incorrect computation”...
Vanessa Sarno sweeps 3 lift events in debut
by Olmin Leyba - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
New discovery Vanessa Sarno struck hard in her debut, sweeping her three events in the Satria Remaja International Open Weightlifting Championships over the weekend in earthquake-hit Bali, Indonesia.
Ceres needs victory or high-score draw vs Singapore
by Olmin Leyba - August 8, 2018 - 12:00am
After a disappointing 1-1 draw in the first leg, Philippine side Ceres Negros FC guns for a victory no less against Singapore’s Home United in tonight’s return leg in the Lion City to extend its reign...
Tanauan blanks Texas, rules Senior League Softball World Series Seniors
by Olmin Leyba - August 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Royevel Palma threw a complete game shutout as Asia-Pacific representative Tanauan blanked Southwest’s Texas District 9, 7-0, to win a historic Senior League Softball World Series championship Sunday afternoon...
Tanauan enters Senior League Softball WS final vs Texas
by Olmin Leyba - August 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Asia-Pacific representative Tanauan leaned on Royvel Palma’s splendid pitching to shut out East champion Massachusetts, 8-0, and barge into the Senior League Softball World Series championship game for the...
Mendez shocks field; Kahlefeldt tops women’s side
by Olmin Leyba - August 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Fueled by more than personal glory, Mauricio Mendez of Mexico and new mom Radka Kahlefeldt of the Czech Republic dished out a tour-de-force performance and were fittingly rewarded with their greatest achievements...
Local bet rallies to win IronKids II
by Olmin Leyba - August 5, 2018 - 12:00am
Local bet Moira Frances Erediano overcame a slow start and essayed a pulsating come-from-behind victory in the girls’ 13-14 hostilities of the Alaska IronKids Triathlon II in front of delighted relatives at...
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