SPIN.ph partners with PLDT HOME Ultera to honor best, brightest Filipino sportsmen of 2015
Alyssa Valdez and Calvin Abueva and other SPIN Sports Heroes share a selfie on stage during the awards night. 

IT was a big night not only for SPIN.ph, but also for the whole sports community.

The best in sports for 2015 gathered at Marriot Hotel Grand Ballroom last Saturday, January 30, as the country’s premier sports website honored the athletes, patrons, and coaches that stood out in their respective fields last year.

As part of its advocacy to support and promote Philippine sports, PLDT HOME Ultera co-presented the 2015 Sportsman of the Year, an event that saw idols such as PBA and Gilas star Calvin Abueva, Queen Eagle Alyssa Valdez, Gilas Pilipinas coach Tab Baldwin, and longest reigning Filipino world boxing champ Donnie Nietes receive recognition from SPIN.ph.

The night’s winners are as follows:


Calvin Abueva – 2015 Sportsman of the Year

Alyssa Valdez – Sportsmen Who Change The Game

Tab Baldwin – Sportsmen Who Take The Lead

Letran Knights – Sportsmen Who Succeed As One

Donnie Nietes – Sportsmen Who Embody Filipino Fighting Spirit

Kobe Paras – Sportsmen Who Inspire Hope

UP Fighting Maroons – Sportsmen Who Care

Ernie Gawilan – Sportsmen Who Defy The Odds

JR Gallarza – Sportsmen Who Excel Academically

Manny V. Pangilinan – Sportsmen Who Make It Happen


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