OLYMPIAN Cris Nievarez showed the way for the Philippine team that copped six silver and two bronze medals in the 2022 Asian Indoor Virtual Rowing Championships over the weekend.The 21-year-old Nievarez, who reached the quarterfinals of the men's ...
Jan 17, 2022
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) rescheduled its first General Assembly (GA) to Jan. 26 because of the surge of COVID-19.POC PresidentAbraham "Bambol" Tolentino said on Friday that the body doesn't want to risk its members and officials from the ...
Jan 7, 2022
FILIPINO athletes bound for the 31st Southeast Asian Games got the needed boosters they need, literally, for the May 12-23 event in Hanoi, Vietnam.The Manny V. Pangilinan Sports Foundation (MVPSF) donated 500 booster shots of Moderna vaccines to be utilized ...
Jan 6, 2022
PHILIPPINE National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) president Tats Suzara bared the men's national team is set to return in the Asian Games after 48 years as part of the sport's busy 2022 calendar.Suzara said the men's volleyball team, which ...
Dec 14, 2021
TAKING on the international stage is no longer foreign to Alex Eala. After all, the teen tennis ace begun joining international competitions at the young age of eight. And as a scholar in the Rafael Nadal Academy, she's already won ...
Nov 10, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz remains motivated to raise the bar even after winning the country's first-ever Olympic gold medal in the 2020 Tokyo Games.Diaz has set her sights on more success beyond the Olympics, looking to compete in the World ...
Oct 12, 2021
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) submitted an additional budget request of P450 million in the General Appropriations Act (GAA) for Filipino athletes' preparation and participation in five major international competitions in 2022.POC president Rep. Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino submitted the request to ...
Sep 22, 2021
IT is going to be a busy 2022 for Philippine volleyball.The Philippine National Volleyball Federation (PNVF) officials and national team coaches aligned the calendars for the last quarter of the year and in 2022 last Saturday at the Aquamarine Events Center ...
Sep 16, 2021
THE House and the Senate both vowed to include in the 2022 General Appropriations Act (GAA) a budget for four major international competitions next year, Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) President Abraham "Bambol" Tolentino bared on Wednesday."House Speaker Lord Velasco and Senate ...
Sep 15, 2021
HIDILYN Diaz is now setting her sights on the 2021 World Weightlifting Championship after her conquest of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.The International Weightlifting Federation (IWF)-sanctioned event will take place in Lima, Peru at the date still to be confirmed in ...
Jul 30, 2021
TOKYO - If Hidilyn Diaz had retirement thoughts swirling in her head prior to the Tokyo Olympics, they're gone.For now.A day after delivering the country's first-ever gold medal in the 55-kilogram division of weightlifting, Diaz, ...
Jul 27, 2021
A WHO's who of Pinoy basketball are currently flooding the social media feeds with congratulations to the new NBA Sixth Man of the Year, Jordan Clarkson.Understandably, there's a bit of shared pride, as well. Clarkson once played for the ...
May 25, 2021
FOR Barangay Ginebra coach Tim Cone, the two times he coached the national team during his coaching career were of equal footing as the other.In his first stint as national team mentor, Cone coached the Philippine Centennial Team that went home ...
May 8, 2021
JORDAN Clarkson has always been proud of his Filipino roots.But a particular shoe definitely deepened the sense of pride for the Fil-Am guard when he was still an aspirant hoping to make it in the NBA back in 2014.The ...
Apr 30, 2021
GENEBERT Basadre, a bemedalled member of the Philippine amateur boxing team, has died days after collapsing in a basketball pick-up game. He was 35.The bronze medalist of the 2006 Asian Games in Doha, Qatar collapsed at home after a pick- ...
Apr 25, 2021
THE Philippines will compete in 46 of the 61 sports calendared for the 2022 Asian Games set for Sept. 10 to 25 next year in Hangzhou, China. Filipino athletes will be competing in aquatics, archery, athletics, baseball, softball, men's basketball, men' ...
Feb 22, 2021
JACINTO Cayco, one of the greatest swimmers the Philippines has ever produced, has passed away. He was 96.Cayco is best remembered for his feat in the first-ever Asian Games in 1951, where he produced two out of the five gold ...
Feb 18, 2021
GILAS Pilipinas' victory over Korea in the semifinals of the 2013 Fiba Asia Championship remains one of the high points in the basketball-crazy country's recent history.What made the win that much sweeter was that it truly was ...
Aug 10, 2020
IF you're a sports fan and spending a lot of time watching Netflix and YouTube during the pandemic, here's a piece of good news. Basketball legend Allan Caidic has just launched his own YouTube channel, where he plans ...
Jul 23, 2020
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TIM Cone's legacy in Philippine basketball can never be questioned.That's what happens when you become the most successful coach in PBA history with 22 championships to his name. He is also the only coach to win two ...
Jul 8, 2020
PERHAPS one of the most unfortunate incidents in the recent history of the Philippine basketball team happened on September 22, 2002 when Danny Seigle suffered a horror injury, just days before departing for the Asian Games in Busan.It occurred during the ...
Jun 5, 2020
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