GiLAS Pilipinas gets a feel of tournament competition for the first and only time before the Olympic Qualifying Tournament in Manila when it plays in a four-nation pocket tournament in Italy starting Saturday.The Filipinos play the host team in their ...
Jun 24, 2016
RIO DE JANEIRO - Rio de Janeiro Olympic officials are confident that measures in place will protect visitors from the Zika virus when the games open in less than four months.The focus on Zika returned to the Olympics after United States health ...
Apr 15, 2016
THE Philippine Davis Cup team's top backer is confident Fil-Am Treat Huey has what it takes to gain a slot in the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics tennis competition.Cebuana Lhuillier Davis Cup team patron Jean Henri Lhuillier expressed ...
Mar 30, 2016
ANOTHER Filipino has made it to the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics, but he's not an athlete.Referee Ferdinand 'Bong' Pascual was recently nominated by Fiba to be one of the officials who will work the basketball cgames of this year' ...
Mar 8, 2016
IN pursuit of the Olympic dream and international glory, a 20-man delegation from the Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) is leaving on Wednesday for a three-week training tour of the US West Coast.Stops in Olympic training ...
Feb 22, 2016
THE Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (Abap) is planning to send the national boxers for training in United States or Cuba as they prepare for the qualifiers for the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.Abap executive director Ed Picson said ...
Jan 7, 2016
POLE vaulter Ernest John 'EJ' Obiena spent the holidays training in Poland as he tries to make the qualifying standard for the Rio De Janeiro Olympics.The 19-year-old Obiena set a new Philippine record of 5.45 meters in the ...
Jan 4, 2016
MIGUEL Tabuena's maiden victory in the Asian Tour, which came in last week's 98th Philippine Open, opened new doors for the 21-year-old Filipino golfer.Tabuena said the victory doesn't mean he can now rest on his laurels." ...
Dec 22, 2015
ANGELO Que is on course to gain a spot in golf's first foray into the Olympics next year if he continues with his stellar plays in the next few months.National Golf Association of the Philippines (NGAP) president Carlos Coscolluela said ...
Dec 12, 2015
THE Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) was quick to the draw as it tries to comply with the requirements to make a bid to host one of three wildcard qualifying tournaments for the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympics.The cage body headed ...
Oct 15, 2015
HIDILYN Diaz and Nestor Colonia captured gold medals in the Asian Senior Weightlifting Championship recently in Phuket, Thailand.Diaz swept the three gold medals in the women's 53kg division while Colonia got two in the men's 56kg class.Diaz lifted ...
Sep 8, 2015
TV5 has acquired the rights to air the 2016 Rio De Janeiro Olympic Games as well as other International Olympic Committee properties.Sports5 head Chot Reyes tweeted the development on Thursday. TV5 later made the deal official by making the announcement on ...
Jan 17, 2014
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