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Tabal keen on following Olympic dream
by Olmin Leyba - June 2, 2020 - 6:53pm
The road to Tokyo is longer and bumpier, but Rio Games marathoner Mary Joy Tabal is resolute in chasing her Olympic dreams.
Plan of action laid down
by Olmin Leyba - June 1, 2020 - 12:00am
PBA teams are ready to take baby steps towards a gradual return to the basketball world as the government eases quarantine restrictions in Metro Manila.
PBA continues swab testing
by Olmin Leyba - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
The PBA has started subjecting key personnel to COVID-19 tests as it hopes to resume some activities with Metro Manila moving to the more relaxed general community quarantine.
NSAs call for resumption of training
by Olmin Leyba - May 31, 2020 - 12:00am
As the National Capital Region transitions to a relaxed general community quarantine, a group of national sports associations initiated a unified effort to try to convince authorities to allow athletes to resume...
Jawo ordinary player or complete package?
by Olmin Leyba - May 29, 2020 - 12:00am
The heated Crispa-Toyota rivalry seems to have reignited at this time of the pandemic-forced lockdown.
Gradual return eyed PBA execs to craft guidelines
by Olmin Leyba - May 28, 2020 - 12:00am
The PBA board of governors convenes on June 3 for its first physical meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic shut activities down last March.
PBA board to meet physically over resumption plans
by Olmin Leyba - May 27, 2020 - 5:12pm
The PBA board of governors convenes on June 3 for its first physical meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic shut activities down last March.
Juico eyes 3 more track bets to Tokyo
by Olmin Leyba - May 27, 2020 - 12:00am
Athletics officials are hoping to send as many as four Filipino qualifiers to the rescheduled Tokyo Olympics, pinning their hopes on Fil-American prospects to join pole vaulter EJ Obiena.
Patafa sees light at end of tunnel
by Olmin Leyba - May 26, 2020 - 12:00am
The Philippine Athletics Track and Field Association is ready to get on the starting block under the new normal.
Edu takes different route to NBA
by Olmin Leyba - May 24, 2020 - 12:00am
AJ Edu, who forms a deadly twin tower combo for Batang Gilas with Kai Sotto, is as determined as his G-League-bound frontline partner to reach the NBA.
Olympics official sees real problems
by Olmin Leyba - May 23, 2020 - 12:00am
As a senior Olympics official voiced out “real problems” that might still jeopardize the rescheduled Tokyo Games next year, Team Philippines continues to chase the dream.
Hoops return to take a while
by Olmin Leyba - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
It may take a long while before basketball-crazy Filipinos can return to their old “ball is life” routine.
Caidic to Gilas: Give attention to shooting
by Olmin Leyba - May 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Legendary gunner Allan Caidic said the Gilas Pilipinas cadet program for 2023 is a step in the right direction but batted for more focus on developing the prospects’ shooting skills.
PBA keen on bringing hope
by Olmin Leyba - May 21, 2020 - 12:00am
Coaches expressed belief a sooner-than-expected return to action by the PBA if safely possible can provide a positive effect on Filipinos as they get back on their feet in these trying times.
PBA to resume office operations
by Olmin Leyba - May 20, 2020 - 12:00am
In the hope and anticipation of better days, the PBA is looking to resume regular office operations by late May or early June following COVID-19 testing for its employees.
Yap dreams of winning title for ROS
by Olmin Leyba - May 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Two-time MVP James Yap isn’t ready to hang up his sneakers just yet. Not until he leads Rain or Shine to a PBA championship.
2023 FIBA WC hosting preparations under way
by Olmin Leyba - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas president Al Panlilio said even in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the country and co-hosts Japan and Indonesia have got the ball rolling for their 2023 FIBA World Cup cho...
COVID won’t hinder 2020 PBA Draft
by Olmin Leyba - May 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Whether or not there will be PBA action for the rest of COVID-disrupted 2020, the pro league is poised to conduct one of its original itineraries for the year the rookie draft.
COVID testing a must in PBA
by Olmin Leyba - May 17, 2020 - 12:00am
The PBA is eyeing COVID-19 testing for players, coaches and staff and league personnel as part of its safety protocols once it gets the green light to resume play.
PBA epic remembered
by Olmin Leyba - May 15, 2020 - 12:00am
Exactly 30 years ago today, basketball aficionados witnessed one of the most bizarre, if not craziest, of endings in a PBA championship series.
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