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Mamon women’s volley head coach
by Joey Villar - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Odjie Mamon will be appointed head coach of the Philippine women’s volleyball team after Ramil de Jesus declined the offer, The STAR learned yesterday.
So becomes US citizen
by Joey Villar - March 6, 2021 - 12:00am
Hopes of Philippine-born chess wizard Wesley So representing the country in international competitions has been reduced from slim to none.
Odjie Mamon named Philippine women's volleyball coach after Ramil De Jesus declines post
by Joey Villar - March 5, 2021 - 6:11pm
It was an interesting turn of events as Mamon, who coaches the University of Santo Tomas men's squad, was part of the selection team from the Philippine National Volleyball Federation, Inc. that nominated de Jesus...
Power Hitters, HD Spikers officially join PVL
by Joey Villar - March 4, 2021 - 12:00am
The PLDT Home Fibr Power Hitters and the Cignal HD Spikers are now officially members of the Premier Volleyball League family.
PLDT, Cignal officially join Premier Volleyball League
by Joey Villar - March 3, 2021 - 4:52pm
The sister teams, part of the Manny V. Pangilinan group of companies, made separate announcements yesterday that formally confirmed their entry to the country’s first professional volley league.
Jenel Lausa set to debut with BRAVE CF after UFC stint
by Joey Villar - March 3, 2021 - 3:40pm
It will be the 32-year-old Lausa’s first fight in three years after a heartbreaking campaign in the UFC where he lost three of his four fights there.
Pinoy athletes await vaccine
by Joey Villar - March 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Philippine Sports Commission chairman William Ramirez is hoping that national athletes gearing up for major international competitions this year would be among the next to be vaccinated after the frontliners.
Javelosa chases PBA dream
by Joey Villar - March 1, 2021 - 6:50pm
After his days with Ateneo where he graduated with a degree on Inter-Disciplinary Studies, Javelosa went on to play for Navotas and later for the Iloilo Royals owned by his father, JJ.
Buntan in smashing ONE debut
by Joey Villar - February 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Filipino-American Jackie Buntan debuted in the ONE Championship with a bang as she brought down rising Thai star Wondergirl Fairtex in their strawweight ONE Super Series muay thai duel at the Singapore Indoor Stadium...
Didal optimistic of Olympic entry
by Joey Villar - February 27, 2021 - 12:00am
Asian and Southeast Asian Games skateboard queen Margielyn Didal is optimistic she would qualify to the Tokyo Olympics if the qualifying competitions are called off.
Margielyn Didal confident of making it to Tokyo Olympics
by Joey Villar - February 26, 2021 - 4:55pm
Asian and Southeast Asian Games skateboard gold medalist Margielyn Didal is optimistic she would qualify to the Tokyo Olympics slated July 23 to August 8 even if the qualifying competitions will be called off.
Karateka Junna Tsukii aims to boost Olympic hopes in Turkey tiff
by Joey Villar - February 25, 2021 - 4:06pm
Filipino-Japanese karateka Junna Tsukii will be the country’s lone representative to the Premier League tournament set on March 11 in Istanbul, Turkey where she hopes to gain precious Tokyo Olympic ranking...
Navy-Standard riders primed for SEAG
by Joey Villar - February 24, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippines can count on the riders from the Philippine Navy-Standard Insurance team when they see action in the 31st Southeast Asian Games in Hanoi, Vietnam from Nov. 21 to Dec. 2.
Philippines eyes 46 sports in Hangzhou Asiad
by Joey Villar - February 23, 2021 - 12:00am
The Philippines will compete in 46 of the 61 sports calendared for the 2022 Asian Games set for Sept. 10-25 next year in Hangzhou, China.
Philippines seeks better finish in 2022 Asian Games
by Joey Villar - February 22, 2021 - 4:44pm
The Philippines will be eyeing to eclipse its four-gold medal haul in the 2018 Jakarta Asian Games as it enters in 46 of the 61 sports to be played in the 2022 Asiad edition set September 10-25 in Hangzhou, Chi...
Marcial to join national boxers in Thai camp
by Joey Villar - February 22, 2021 - 12:00am
Tokyo-bound boxer Eumir Felix Marcial is joining Irish Magno, Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam as they pitch camp in Thailand next month as part of their Tokyo Olympics buildup.
Ricky Vargas ABAP confident boxers will win Olympic medal
by Joey Villar - February 21, 2021 - 12:00am
Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines president Ricky Vargas is confident the country can snare a medal in boxing in the Tokyo Olympics slated July 23 to Aug. 8.
Philippine boxing chief assures medal in Tokyo Olympics
by Joey Villar - February 20, 2021 - 4:23pm
The country already has two pugs qualified in Eumir Marcial and Irish Magno to Tokyo and two more — Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam — are expected to also earn slots after Olympic organisers called off...
Swimming community mourns passing of Olympian Jacinto Cayco
by Joey Villar - February 19, 2021 - 2:40pm
Philippine swimming just lost a pillar in Olympian and Asian Games gold medalist Jacinto Cayco, who passed away last Thursday.
FEU online Youth Chess Education resumes
by Joey Villar - February 19, 2021 - 12:56pm
Open to all aged 11 to 17 years old, the seminar will tackle and study the games of the great players from the past as well as the present (8:30 a.m.-9 a.m.), contributions of Filipino chess heroes (9:45 a.m. to...
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