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Judoka twins outclass rivals, boost ASIAD bid
by Joey Villar - May 23, 2018 - 12:00am
Fil-Japanese judoka twins Shugen and Keisi Nakano outclassed their rivals to share the spotlight with tanker Nicole Meah Pamintuan, who notched her fourth gold medal in the Philippine National Games at the Cebu...
Hidilyn Diaz sweeps weightlifting honors
by Joey Villar - May 22, 2018 - 12:00am
Olympic silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz bested all comers in weightlifting’s Open division, ruling the event she was heavily favored to win in the Philippine National Games at Naga Covered Court here yesterd...
Laguna teener cops 3 golds
by Joey Villar - May 21, 2018 - 12:00am
Nicole Pamintuan of Sta. Rosa, Laguna bucked a recent bout with gastritis and raked in three gold medals in the pool even as former national team member Christabel Martes took the first gold in 10,000m yesterday...
Duterte opens Philippine National Games; 43 golds up today
by Joey Villar - May 20, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte officially declared the Phl National Games open last night while encouraging participants to serve the country by inspiring younger generations to excel in their respective sporting fields.
Duterte opens National Games in Cebu
by Joey Villar - May 19, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte will officially usher in the ninth edition of the Philippine National Games today at the Cebu City Sports Center here with over 5,000 athletes, coaches and officials in attendance.
Duterte sure to grace Philippine National Games in Cebu
by Joey Villar - May 18, 2018 - 5:00pm
President Duterte will officially usher in the ninth edition of the Philippine National Games Saturday at the Cebu City Sports Center here where about 5,000 athletes, coaches, and officials are parading.
Smile Train to compete in Ironman
by Joey Villar - May 18, 2018 - 12:00am
Smile Train, the world’s leading cleft charity organization, will field in a group of runners from various sectors headed by former beauty queen and actress Carlene Aguilar in the Ironman in Subic Bay on June...
Folayang tries to regain crown vs tough Russian
by Joey Villar - May 15, 2018 - 12:00am
Eduard Folayang clashes with Kharun Atlangeriev of Russia in the undercard of the ONE: Unstoppable Dreams at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Friday, hoping to get past his unbeaten rival and start his climb back...
WNBA, NBA stars to grace Jr NBA
by Joey Villar - May 14, 2018 - 12:00am
Basketball Hall-of-Famer Sheryl Swoopes and the Sacramento Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein will grace the 2018 Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska at the Don Bosco Technical Institute on May 19 and at the SM...
Swoopes, Cauley Stein to grace Jr. NBA camp
by Joey Villar - May 13, 2018 - 4:30pm
Basketball Hall-of-Famer Sheryl Swoopes and the Sacramento Kings’ Willie Cauley-Stein will fly to the Philippines to spice up the 2018 Jr. NBA Philippines presented by Alaska at the Don Bosco Technical Institute...
Duterte to grace Philippine National Games rites
by Joey Villar - May 10, 2018 - 12:00am
President Duterte will grace the opening ceremony of the Philippine National Games slated May 19-25 in Cebu, marking the second straight time the Chief Executive will serve as a keynote speaker of a national sporting...
Duterte to attend Philippine National Games opener too
by Joey Villar - May 9, 2018 - 1:34pm
President Rodrigo Duterte will grace the opening ceremony of the Philippine National Games slated May 19-25 in Cebu.
P3 million, China stint staked in Vivo HoopBattle 3x3
by Joey Villar - May 9, 2018 - 12:00am
Ayala Malls Synergies Inc. and ABS-CBN Sports are bringing the HoopBattle Championship (HBC) 3x3 to the Philippines to be held at various malls starting on July 1 at Glorietta in Makati and ending on July 29 at...
Trinidad seeks win to redeem failed debut
by Joey Villar - May 8, 2018 - 12:00am
Model-turned-Filipina fighter Rome Trinidad hopes to bounce back from her failed ONE Championship debut with a victory this weekend as she slugs it out with Indonesian Priscilla Hertati Lumban Gaol in the undercard...
ABL title first for Parks, 2 imports, coach Jimmy
by Joey Villar - May 4, 2018 - 12:00am
San Miguel Alab Pilipinas’ rise to the top of the ASEAN Basketball League marked a lot of firsts for those who helped snap the country’s five-year title spell in the region’s premier cage leag...
ABL title conquest a big boon for key Alab personalities
by Joey Villar - May 3, 2018 - 3:30pm
San Miguel Alab Pilipinas completed a memorable journey by beating Mono Vampire of Thailand Wednesday night and reclaiming the ASEAN Basketball League title.
Alab thump Thais, end 5-year slump
by Joey Villar - May 3, 2018 - 12:00am
For five years, Southeast Asia may have forgotten who the best basketball country in the region is. Last night, San Miguel Alab Pilipinas made them remember.
Valdez, Creamline kick off PVL title quest
by Joey Villar - May 2, 2018 - 4:35pm
Alyssa Valdez and a loaded Creamline squad jumpstarts its ambitious title bid as it clashes with promising newcomer Petro Gazz.
Frayna defeats Lestari for runner-up finish
by Joey Villar - May 2, 2018 - 3:23pm
Woman Grandmaster Janelle Mae Frayna downed Woman FIDE Master Baiq Vina Lestari in the 11th and final round to finish second in the JAPFA International Closed WGM tournament.
Alab, Mono Vampire clash for ABL plum
by Joey Villar - May 2, 2018 - 12:00am
Failing to wrap it up in Thailand, San Miguel Alab Pilipinas vows to finish the job here at home tonight, ready to cash in on that edge against Mono Vampire in their sudden death for the ASEAN Basketball League crown...
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