IT IS early 2020 in professor Mickey Ingles' sports law class, and the UAAP Board has to make a decision about LeBron James.As one of the best players in the world, both the Ateneo Lakers and the FEU Jazz were eyeing ...
Oct 14, 2020
AS sports, predominantly, is a male-dominated field, women and gay athletes have a higher tendency to feel uncomfortable in the paint, given the significant gap between gender when it comes to participation and valid recognition in sports.Although sports has been ...
Aug 26, 2020
CROWDS of people lined up inside the Atrium section of Limketkai Center in Cagayan de Oro this morning as a local sports store offered a payday sale of sneakers and apparel. The crowd grew so large that social distancing became impossible to ...
Aug 15, 2020
IN A press briefing held yesterday, the Asian Development Bank renewed its loan commitments to the Philippines.So far this year, the financial institution has already extended $2.75 billion in credit to Manila, including a landmark $1.5 billion just last ...
Jul 24, 2020
END of an era.On Thursday, the sports arm of the embattled media network ABS-CBN announced that it would cease operations - part of a company-wide series of layoffs to stem its financial losses.Sports head Dino Laurena confirmed the news ...
Jul 16, 2020
THE Games and Amusement Board (GAB) has been tasked to coordinate with the Department of Health to draft a Joint Administrative Order for the purpose of promulgating health and safety protocols for professional sports.The directive was made by the IATF (Inter- ...
Jun 18, 2020
FOR a change, a piece of good news for Philippine sports in the time of pandemic.An educational facility intended for student-athletes will finally rise after President Duterte signed into law Republic Act (RA) 11470 creating the National Academy for Sports. ...
Jun 10, 2020
GOOD news for all fitness buffs: gyms will now be allowed to open their doors if their locale is under modified general community quarantine (MGCQ).In a Malacañang briefing on Tuesday, Department of Trade and Industry Secretary Mon Lopez announced that ...
Jun 10, 2020
THE initial 123 COVID-19 patients confined at the Ninoy Aquino Stadium have since been sent home with no recorded fatalities.Disinfection and repairs on the venue have been ongoing since Monday and hopefully, to be finished over the weekend. After which, ...
Jun 9, 2020
JAKARTA, Indonesia - Indonesia's capital partly reopened on Monday after two months of lockdown, as the world's fourth most populous nation gradually reopens its economy.Jakarta, home to 11 million people, had been under large-scale social restrictions since ...
Jun 8, 2020
A NUMBER of collegiate stars joined in the call to junk the controversial Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020.University of the Philippines star Kobe Paras, who also spoke his mind last week about the ongoing Black Lives Matter protests in the United ...
Jun 4, 2020
BUSINESSES in Singapore began reopening Tuesday, as part of a phased end to its virus lockdown.Finance, electronics manufacturing and logistics are among sectors that resumed operations after a two-month closure with strict safety requirements.Schools will also reopen in stages ...
Jun 2, 2020
Nearly five years after Republic Act No. 10699 or the National Athletes and Coaches Benefits and Incentives Act (NACBIA) was passed, the Bureau of Internal Revenue released Revenue Regulations (R.R.) No. 13-2020 last 27 May 2020. This new document finally ...
May 30, 2020
With mass transportation still closed under IATF order, many cycling supporters have been pushing for pedal bicycle commuting under the "new normal". Still, concerns for the safety of bike commuters abound, especially since most of the existing infrastructure in our cities isn&# ...
May 25, 2020
THE Japanese association representing workers at nightclubs and hostess bars is instructing people to wear masks and to disinfect doorknobs and tables every 30 minutes.The guidelines, issued by the Nihon Mizushobai Kyokai, said karaoke microphones must be cleaned after each use, ...
May 23, 2020
MANILA, Philippines - A strong typhoon slammed into the eastern Philippines on Thursday after authorities evacuated tens of thousands of people while trying to avoid the virus risks of overcrowding emergency shelters.The first typhoon to hit the country this year rapidly gained ...
May 14, 2020
BANGKOK - New Zealand reported zero new cases of the coronavirus on Wednesday, the second day in a row without any new cases and the fourth day since early last week.Director-General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said it was encouraging news as ...
May 13, 2020
WHAT'S going to be the first thing you'll do once enhanced community quarantine is lifted in your area?It's a good question, and one you have three days to ponder as the clock winds down on the wide-scale ...
May 12, 2020
TO THOSE waiting for an official announcement on the status of the enhanced community quarantine over areas like NCR and the Southern Tagalog region, President Duterte's inconclusive press briefing this morning provided no answers.But a few hours earlier, Cavite Governor ...
May 12, 2020
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