LAST year, during the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Filipinos showed that we can win as one.Three months after the festive celebration that followed the Philippines' rise to the top of the biennial sports conclave, Filipinos are once again enjoined ...
Mar 26, 2020
IT'S going to be a busy 2021 for Philippine sports.Top Filipino athletes will have their hands full campaigning in the Tokyo Olympics and the 31st Southeast Asian Games one after the other following the decision to have the Summer Games ...
Mar 25, 2020
IT WAS a class roll call unlike any other. SEA Games medalists Agatha Wong, Cheska Altomonte, and Nikko Huelgas. Rain or Shine's Gabe Norwood. Creamline's Jia Morado. The International Olympic Committee's Mikee Cojuangco. UAAP executive director ...
Mar 25, 2020
MIKEE Romero is wearing many hats nowadays, including being the Deputy Speaker of the House and party list representative of 1-Pacman. But prior to being a public servant, Romero was and still is a sportsman where he enjoyed immense success in ...
Mar 21, 2020
IN JOSEPH "Epos" Falcone's assessment, the downhill skateboarding event of the Southeast Asian Games was a David versus Goliath match-up. The Goliath, of course, was the Philippine national team."Overqualified po tayo," he said of Philippine longboarders. According to Falcone, ...
Mar 3, 2020
WHEN Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez was appointed chef de mission of the country in the 2019 Southeast Asian Games, Philippine sports was in turmoil.With only months away before the country would host the SEA Games, the Philippine Olympic ...
Feb 18, 2020
WHENEVER Roger Casugay gets on top of a longboard, you know you're in for a show."Depending kung anong klaseng board ang gagamitin mo, kung single fin o thruster," he said about the way he rides. He's been surfing the ...
Feb 11, 2020
IT'S easy to attribute Jamie Christine Lim's success to her genes.Her athletic excellence shouldn't come as a surprise. After all, she's the daughter of PBA legend Samboy Lim. And her academic brilliance? Well, ...
Feb 7, 2020
PBA
AS stunning as the June Mar Fajardo was, it wasn't as if there were no warning signs.Considering the work that Fajardo had to put in for the past year while shuffling between San Miguel and Gilas Pilipinas duty, it ...
Feb 6, 2020
THE Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is recommending the postponement of the Asean Paragames slated to be held March 21 to 27 due to the novel corona virus (nCov).PSC chairman William Ramirez made the announcement during a press conference at the Rizal ...
Feb 6, 2020
PBA
THE Mall of Asia Arena was the scene for two title victories for Tim Cone and most of the Barangay Ginebra players that occurred in a span of a month.Last December, Cone engineered a gold-medal victory for Gilas Pilipinas, the ...
Jan 19, 2020
SHAQ Delos Santos has been retained as head coach of the Philippine women's volleyball team, at least for this year.Delos Santos retained the national coaching job for the third straight year despite a disappointing finish at the 30th Southeast Asian ...
Jan 17, 2020
DECEMBER 31, 2019 marked the final day of operations of Harrison Plaza, one of the first major shopping malls in Manila.Located in the Malate district, the mall opened in 1976 and stood as the first one-stop shop in the country. ...
Jan 1, 2020
IT'S BEEN a roller coaster couple of years for Junna Tsukii.In a pre-Christmas Facebook post, the Filipino-Japanese karateka, who won gold in this month's Southeast Asian Games, details the struggles she faced on the road ...
Dec 23, 2019
WHEN historians look back on this decade about to pass, they'll find plenty of milestones that changed the course of Philippine sports.From Manny Pacquiao's record-setting fight against Floyd Mayweather to Gilas Pilipinas' return to prominence ...
Dec 22, 2019
THE PBA rewarded members of the Gilas Pilipinas men's team with P100,000 each for winning the gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial said the cash incentive is for the basketball team as well as ...
Dec 19, 2019
NO regrets.That's how Joane Orbon viewed her decision to switch karate federations from the United States of America to the Philippines."I'm more than proud to be here and represent the Philippines," she said.Orbon, 25, was ...
Dec 18, 2019
PRESIDENT Duterte sought an increase in the national athletes' monthly allowances as well as additional funding for the country's preparation for the 2020 Olympics following what he described as the Southeast Asian Games 'success story.'Duterte made the assurance ...
Dec 18, 2019
JULIE Amos is cherishing the gold-medal win of Gilas Pilipinas Women in the 30th Southeast Asian Games, something that she wasn't able to do during her playing days.The assistant coach of the national women's team was a member ...
Dec 18, 2019
MEMBERS of the Philippine team that won medals in the 30th Southeast Asian Games were conferred with the 'Order of Lapu Lapu' by President Duterte for winning the overall championship in the biennial meet.The recognition was given during the courtesy call ...
Dec 18, 2019
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