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Carlos Yulo still has high hopes for Olympic gold despite recent bronze finish
by Joey Villar - September 24, 2020 - 12:56pm
Despite an uninspiring performance in a recent competition in Japan, world champion gymnast Carlos Edriel “Caloy” Yulo remained on track in ending the country search for an elusive Olympic gold meda...
Delos Santos keeps sizzling streak
by Joey Villar - September 24, 2020 - 12:00am
James “OJ” delos Santos carried his golden streak into the Tokaido Maribor Open E-Tournament yesterday, enabling him to close in on world No. 1 Eduardo Garcia of Portugal.
Aranas bares partial slate
by Joey Villar - September 24, 2020 - 12:00am
A day after incumbent Philippine Olympic Committee president and PhilCycling chief Abraham “Bambol” Tolentino announced his partial ticket, rival Clint Aranas of archery came out yesterday with a few...
OJ delos Santos bags 11th karate gold
by Joey Villar - September 23, 2020 - 1:30pm
The 30-year-old delos Santos continued his dominance of Matias Moreno Domont of Switzerland with an emphatic 5-0 win to claim his 11th triumph while slowly but surely climbing up the world ranking ladder. 
Dormitorio closer to Olympic berth
by Joey Villar - September 23, 2020 - 12:00am
The country’s best chance for an Olympic berth in cycling is now in the hands of mountain biker Ariana Dormitorio.
Perpetual drops spiker from men's volleyball squad
by Joey Villar - September 22, 2020 - 3:40pm
After losing men’s basketball coach Frankie Lim, Perpetual Help will also be minus a promising spiker in Kennry Malinis from the men’s volleyball squad.
Philippine cycling pinning Tokyo Olympic hopes on Ariana Dormitorio
by Joey Villar - September 22, 2020 - 1:05pm
The country’s best chance for an Olympic berth in cycling is now in the hands of mountain biker Ariana Dormitorio.
OJ strikes again
by Joey Villar - September 21, 2020 - 12:00am
James “OJ” delos Santos is inching closer to catching up with World No. 1 Eduardo Garcia of Portugal after topping two online tournaments including the strong Sportdata e-Tournament World Series where...
Chooks-to-Go league owner sweetens President's Cup prize pot with additional P100,000
by Joey Villar - September 20, 2020 - 3:42pm
The extra prize will be given to the team that will make it to the finals and assuming the Family’s Brand Sardines-Zamboanga City Chooks team of Munzon, Pasaol, Troy Rike and Santi Santillan makes it that...
So crowned co-champ with rival Carlsen, pockets P2.25M
by Joey Villar - September 20, 2020 - 1:51pm
At the end of the five-day tournament of nine rapid and 18 blitz games, So and Carlsen finished with 24 points apiece that earned each of them a whopping $45,000 (Php2.25 million) each.
James delos Santos bests World No. 1 karateka, rules 2 online tiffs
by Joey Villar - September 20, 2020 - 1:46pm
Filipino karateka James delos Santos is catching up with World No. 1 Eduardo Garcia of Portugal after recently topping two online tournaments, including the strong Sportdata e-Tournament World Series where the former...
Visa woes sidelines Obiena from Doha pole vault tourney
by Joey Villar - September 19, 2020 - 3:23pm
With the help of Philippine athletics chief Philip Ella Juico and the Philippine Sports Commission, Obiena is currently fixing the issue with hopes of keeping him in Formia, Italy where he is training under world...
FIDE to hold chess trainers' webinar
by Joey Villar - September 19, 2020 - 12:50pm
World-renowned trainers Grandmasters Dejan Bojkov of Bulgaria and Melikset Khachiyan of Armenia, International Masters Jesper Hall of Sweden and Vishal Sarin of India along with top local mentors GMs Jayson Gonzales...
Personal season best nets EJ bronze in Rome
by Joey Villar - September 19, 2020 - 12:00am
Pole vault ace EJ Obiena could really well be the country’s best hope for a first Olympic medal in track and field in almost a century.
Wesley So seizes top spot in Saint Louis chess tiff
by Joey Villar - September 18, 2020 - 1:07pm
Two points behind world champion Magnus Carlsen entering the last two rounds, So, 26, turned it around by beating Armenian Levon Aronian and Indian Pentala Harikrishna to rule the rapid event with 13 points as against...
PCAP eyes inaugural event early next year
by Joey Villar - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
The Professional Chess Association of the Philippines, the country’s very first pro chess league, is looking to hold its inaugural all-Filipino conference early next year.
Delos Santos boosts chase of top world ranking
by Joey Villar - September 18, 2020 - 12:00am
Filipino World No. 2 karateka James delos Santos will have a chance to add two more gold medals to his growing collection as he hurdled two different semifinal foes in separate online competitions.
James delos Santos targets 2 more karate golds
by Joey Villar - September 17, 2020 - 2:17pm
Filipino World No. 2 karateka James delos Santos will have a chance to add two more gold medals to his growing collection as he hurdled two different semifinal foes in separate online competitions.
Philippines’ first pro chess league eyes all-Filipino tiff in 2021
by Joey Villar - September 17, 2020 - 2:10pm
The Professional Chess Association of the Philippines, the country’s very first pro chess league, is targeting early next year as its opening day schedule for its inaugural all-Filipino conference.
Lim leaves Altas
by Joey Villar - September 17, 2020 - 12:00am
Frankie Lim has left Perpetual Help after serving as the Altas’ head coach for two seasons.
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