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John Marvin Miciano stays in hunt but Janelle Mae Frayna falls
by Joey Villar - July 17, 2018 - 12:00am
International Master John Marvin Miciano split the point with FIDE Master Bernat Serarols Mabras to move to joint seventh but Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna fell to Atul Dahale of India in the third round of...
Frayna settles for draw; Gonzales, Miciano gain
by Joey Villar - July 16, 2018 - 12:00am
Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna drew with Spain’s Albert Segarra Calderer and dropped behind the big group of early leaders after two rounds of the XX Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2018 in Barcelona,...
Frayna off to rousing start in Spain chess
by Joey Villar - July 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna dumped Gustavo Magallanes of Argentina to jumpstart her campaign after the first round of the XX Obert Internacional Sant Marti 2018 in Catalonia, Spain Friday night.
Pirates clobber Generals in NCAA
by Joey Villar - July 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Lyceum of the Philippines University bucked a third quarter struggle and drew a career effort from Jaycee Marcelino as it trounced Emilio Aguinaldo College, 106-97, yesterday to seize the early lead in the NCAA...
Ex-high school aces power Cards vs Bombers
by Joey Villar - July 13, 2018 - 12:00am
Former high school stars Warren Bonifacio and Eric Jabel marked their NCAA seniors debut in impressive fashion as they pooled 19 points to power Mapua past Jose Rizal U, 72-60, in the NCAA on Tour at the JRU gym...
Junior Altas pull off shock win vs Red Cubs
by Joey Villar - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
The Perpetual Help Junior Altas achieved what their senior counterparts had failed to do, upending the San Beda Cubs, 72-69, yesterday at the start of the 94th NCAA juniors basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying...
Frayna, Torre bounce back in Spain tourney
by Joey Villar - July 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Woman GM Janelle Mae Frayna rebounded from a third round setback by holding No. 6 Venkataraman Karthik of India to a 31-move draw of an English duel even as GM Eugene Torre charged back into contention in the fourth...
Frayna yields to Spanish IM
by Joey Villar - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna fell to Spain’s International Master Gargatagli Hipolito Asis in 39 moves of a Caro-Kann and thus yielded the lead after three rounds of the 41st Open International Barbera...
Lions halt Altas in NCAA opener
by Joey Villar - July 8, 2018 - 12:00am
San Beda bucked poor shooting in a jittery start and barely survived a gritty Perpetual Help team, 67-65, to set in motion its three-peat campaign in the 94th NCAA basketball tournament before a packed crowd at the...
Frayna sustains hot start, topples Romanian foe
by Joey Villar - July 7, 2018 - 12:00am
Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna outduelled No. 10 GM Marius Manolache of Romania in 75 moves of a King’s Indian to notch her second straight win in the 41st Open International Barbera del Valles 2018 Chess...
Fancied Lions, Pirates kick off NCAA 94 title hunt
by Joey Villar - July 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
Pre-season favorites San Beda and Lyceum of the Philippines University seek to jumpstart their title bid as they take on dangerous Perpetual Help and San Sebastian, respectively, on Saturday at the start of the 94th...
Frayna, other Pinoys triumph in Spain chess
by Joey Villar - July 6, 2018 - 12:00am
Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna trounced Joshi Supriya of India to kick off her drive for a men’s GM title in the 41st Open International Barbera del Valles 2018 Chess Championship in Barbera de Valles,...
Batang Gilas suffers heartbreaking setback vs Argentina
by Joey Villar - July 4, 2018 - 6:05pm
The Philippines blew its best chance for a victory and fell to host Argentina via a heartbreaking 71-74 defeat Wednesday at the end of the classification round of the FIBA Under-17 World Cup at the Newell’s...
NCAA stands firm on foreign players ban
by Joey Villar - July 4, 2018 - 12:00am
The NCAA yesterday stood firm on its decision to ban foreign student-athletes from playing in all sports starting in 2020, regardless of whether they have remaining playing years or not.
NCAA firm on 'no-foreign player' policy
by Joey Villar - July 3, 2018 - 5:17pm
The NCAA on Tuesday stood firm on its decision to disallow foreign athletes from playing in all sports after Season 95 or next year.
Lions toughen up for 3-peat
by Joey Villar - July 3, 2018 - 12:00am
Nigerian Toba Eugene is expected to provide power and ceiling off the bench when San Beda University opens its three-peat campaign in the 94th NCAA men’s basketball tournament Saturday at the MOA Arena in...
Frayna aims for GM title in Euro campaign
by Joey Villar - July 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna leave tonight for another European campaign, hoping to put up a string of solid finishes for a shot at the men’s GM title.
Eagles claw Lions, cop Pre-season title
by Joey Villar - July 1, 2018 - 12:00am
Ateneo leaned on the monster effort of Ivory Coast’s Angelo Kouame as it flattened San Beda, 76-62, last night and claimed its second title in the Filoil Flying V Pre-Season Cup at the Filoil Center in San...
Eagles, Lions duel for title
by Joey Villar - June 30, 2018 - 12:00am
Reigning UAAP champion Ateneo shackled Far Eastern U with its choking defense as it came away with a 50-38 victory last night to clinch the first finals berth in the Filoil Flying V Pre-Season Cup at the Filoil Flying...
Lions, Blazers, Eagles, Tams seal semis berths
by Joey Villar - June 29, 2018 - 12:00am
Defending champion San Beda banked on Robert Bolick and Jayvee Mocon’s endgame brilliance as the Lions overcame Sean Manganti’s fourth quarter explosion and foiled the Adamson Falcons, 64-62, yesterday...
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