WHEN circumstances called for it, help just kept coming.Early in March, the De La Salle University opened its gates to serve as a temporary shelter for the homeless as lawmakers ordered a quarantine lockdown.Recently, concerned student-athletes joined forces to ...
Apr 24, 2020
INDONESIA asserted its mastery of the Philippines with a 3-0 sweep in the quarterfinals of the 2020 Smart Badminton Asia Manila Team Championships men's division on Friday at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.Reigning Asian Games champion and world No. 7 ...
Feb 15, 2020
THE Philippines put itself in contention for a quarterfinal berth by beating Singapore, 3-2, on Wednesday night in the 2020 Smart Badminton Asia Manila Team Championships at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.Solomon Padiz beat Wing Darrion Ng, 21-10, 21-19, ...
Feb 13, 2020
SOME of the best shuttlers the world has to offer will fly to Manila for the 2020 Badminton Asia Manila Team Championships this February.The event, which will be held this February 11 to 16 at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum, is expected ...
Feb 3, 2020
BADMINTON Asia has awarded the Philippines the hosting rights for the third Badminton Asia Team Championships, set to take place from February 11 to 16 at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.For Badminton Asia Chief Operating Officer Chit Boon Saw, he believes that ...
Jan 11, 2020
TOP-seed Ros Pedrosa topped the Smart National Badminton Open with a 22-20, 21-11 victory over Lanz Zafra in the men's singles final on Friday at the Muntinlupa Sports ComplexSeeing Zafra run rougshod of the competition on the way ...
Nov 24, 2019
NATIONAL team members Ariel Magnaye and Thea Pomar booked their places in the semifinals of their respective events on the penultimate day of the 2018 SMART National Open Badminton Tournament Thursday afternoon at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.As top seeds in mixed ...
Nov 22, 2019
THE Southeast Asian Games-bound Ariel Magnaye and Alvin Morada continued their impressive run, reaching the quarterfinals of the men's doubles of the 2019 Smart National Badminton Open on Wednesday at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.The two former National University ...
Nov 21, 2019
NATIONAL stalwart and 2019 Southeast Asian Games campaigner Sarah Joy Barredo dominated eased to the quarterfinals of the 2019 Smart National Badminton Open with a big win Tuesday at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.The UAAP Season 81 women's Rookie of ...
Nov 20, 2019
SOUTHEAST Asian Games-bound standouts Ros Pedrosa and Mika De Guzman kicked off their 2019 SMART National Open Badminton Tournament stints in style on Monday evening at the Muntinlupa Sports Complex.Pedrosa, the top-ranked player, took two quick wins in both ...
Nov 19, 2019
PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia - Former World No. 1 Lee Chong Wei on Thursday announced his retirement from badminton after 19 years following a battle with cancer.The three-time Olympic silver medalist, hailed as a sporting hero in Malaysia, said it was a tough ...
Jun 13, 2019
DARWIN, Australia - The Philippines capped off its campaign in the 2019 Arafura Games with a silver medal by the badminton team on Saturday at the Darwin Convention Center.The Filipino shuttlers lost to East Kalimantan, 5-3, in the final.The Philippines ...
May 4, 2019
DARWIN, Australia - The Philippine badminton team beat Cambodia, 5-3, on Friday at the Darwin Convention Centre to advance to the gold-medal match of 2019 Arafura Games.The Filipino shuttlers will take on East Kalimantan on Saturday, 1 p.m. (11: ...
May 3, 2019
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Every host has a signature event that defines the success of the games, at least in context of sport.Jonatan Christie won that for the 2018 Asian Games hosts with a 21-18, 20-22, 21-15 win over Taiwan&# ...
Aug 28, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - Lin Dan underlined his renewed determination to win the All England Championships for a seventh time with a fluent and at times brilliant performance which ended the title defense of rival Lee Chong Wei on Friday.The 34-year-old ...
Mar 17, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - Title holder Lee Chong Wei survived a scare in the last 16 of the All-England Open to set up an eagerly-awaited quarterfinal showdown with double Olympic champion Lin Dan in badminton's oldest tournament.Malaysian Chong Wei, ...
Mar 16, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, England - Two-time Olympic champion Lin Dan started his quest for a seventh title at the All-England Open by beating Hans-Kristian Vittinghus, 21-19, 21-16, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time).The 34-year-old Chinese star finished his ...
Mar 15, 2018
NATIONAL University annexed its fourth consecutive men's crown with a 3-0 win over University of the Philippines in the UAAP Season 80 badminton tournament on Sunday at the Rizal Memorial Badminton Hall. Registering another perfect season with their 35th ...
Oct 15, 2017
GLASGOW, Scotland - Lin Dan stepped up a gear just in time to avoid an upset against Emil Holst of Denmark in the second round of the badminton world championships on Wednesday.A day after his old rival Lee Chong Wei was beaten, ...
Aug 24, 2017
THE Philippine Olympic Committee on Wednesday has approved the final list of athletes that will see action in the 2017 Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.SPIN.ph has obtained a copy of the list of 497 athletes from the 38 ...
Jun 29, 2017
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