Joey Villar
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Palace, PSC hail Filipino athletes
by Joey Villar - May 25, 2022 - 12:00am
Malacañang yesterday thanked the Filipino athletes who participated in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi and brought honor to the country.
Filipino pugs lauded for successful SEA Games mission
by Joey Villar - May 24, 2022 - 2:13pm
The Filipinos went perfect in SEA Games boxing as all the nine boxers fielded in went home with at least a bronze medal.
Knights establishing new order in NCAA
by Joey Villar - May 24, 2022 - 12:00am
A new chapter is being written in the NCAA. And the Letran Knights are the ones transcribing it.
Knights eye new NCAA basketball dynasty
by Joey Villar - May 23, 2022 - 4:20pm
A new chapter is being written in the NCAA. And the Letran Knights are the ones transcribing it.
Hidilyn Diaz's heir Sarno assured of full support in weightlifting career
by Joey Villar - May 23, 2022 - 2:48pm
Weightlifting prodigy Vanessa Sarno is being heralded as a future Olympic and world champion after her record-smashing performance in the 31st Southeast Asian Games.
Perfect season
by Joey Villar - May 23, 2022 - 12:00am
There was no way Rhenz Abando would sit out the game that he had long dreamed of. That is why he made sure the left ankle he tweaked in Game One a week ago would heal in time for this one glorious moment.
NCAA’s top rookie, overall player Abando powers Letran to back-to-back titles
by Joey Villar - May 22, 2022 - 7:19pm
The high-flying Rhenz Abando made every second count as he dished out a spectacular performance to power Letran to a 75-65 victory over a gutsy Mapua and a perfect season in the NCAA Season 97
Rookie/MVP feat for Abando, crown for Knights?
by Joey Villar - May 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Rhenz Abando of Letran could bag the Rookie of the Year and the MVP awards, and the NCAA Season 97 basketball title today.
Chessers break medal-less spell
by Joey Villar - May 20, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippines will not be going home empty-handed in chess for the second Southeast Asian Games edition.
Grizzled Gonzales still at it
by Joey Villar - May 19, 2022 - 12:00am
While Philippine pool icon Efren “Bata” Reyes is showered with accolades from his throngs of fans, there is another Filipino living legend quietly and effectively making the country proud minus the glitz...
Triathlon plots gold rush in next SEAG
by Joey Villar - May 17, 2022 - 12:00am
After coming short of its sweep bid, the Triathlon Association of the Philippines is looking forward to the next edition of the Southeast Asian Games in Phnom Penh, Cambodia where it has chance to rake in more gold...
POC chief: Rally behind athletes
by Joey Villar - May 17, 2022 - 12:00am
Philippine Olympic Committee president Bambol Tolentino asked the nation to rally behind Team Philippines, which, despite stumbling in some of its traditional gold mines and getting barred from the bodybuilding events,...
Philippine Olympic chief saddened by SEA Games bodybuilders' doping oversight
by Joey Villar - May 16, 2022 - 12:57pm
Philippine Olympic Committee president Abraham Tolentino lamented the recent brouhaha concerning the national bodybuilding team that was sent back home packing for failing to comply with the Hanoi Southeast Asian...
Knights near title-retention
by Joey Villar - May 16, 2022 - 12:00am
Trailing most of the game and with their top gun Rhenz Abando taken out after tweaking an ankle, Letran was left to pray and hope for its perfect season to remain unblemished.
Letran, Mapua start ‘NC’ title duel
by Joey Villar - May 15, 2022 - 12:00am
Letran seeks to extend its reign while Mapua eyes a date with destiny as the two face off at the start of their best-of-three NCAA Season 97 finals dubbed as the “Battle of Intramuros” at the Filoil Flying...
Yulo shrugs off attention
by Joey Villar - May 13, 2022 - 12:00am
Filipino gymnast Caloy Yulo was the center of attraction Thursday at the Quan Ngura Sports Palace here.
Yulo begins hunt for SEA Games gold medals
by Joey Villar - May 12, 2022 - 3:01pm
Two-time world champion Caloy Yulo opens his quest for a multiple gold medal haul as action in the men’s artistic gymnastics of the 31st Southeast Asian Games unfurls Friday.
Cardinals topple mighty Lions, make 1st NCAA finals entry in 31 years
by Joey Villar - May 11, 2022 - 6:27pm
The Mapua Cardinals ended the San Beda Lions’ nearly two decades of excellence with a 70-67 victory to barge into the NCAA championship round for the first time in 31 years.
Handball hands silver
by Joey Villar - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
The Philippine beach handball team and kickboxers have clinched at least a silver medal each even as kurash got off to a strong start in the Hanoi Southeast Asian Games yesterday.
Red Lions, Cards clash in KO tiff
by Joey Villar - May 11, 2022 - 12:00am
San Beda guns for its 15th straight finals appearance while Mapua its first in 31 years as they face off in a knockout semis game today in the 97th NCAA basketball tournament at the Filoil Flying V Arena.
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