On Monday, SPIN.ph reported on House Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero's proposal to impose a ban on foreign student-athletes in collegiate leagues, which according to him "is a total disregard to the true meaning of fair play."The 1- ...
Oct 1, 2019
HOUSE Deputy Speaker Mikee Romero's proposed bill banning foreign student-athletes from all college leagues in the country has sent ripples that were felt all the way in Cebu.Currently, six of seven schools competing in the college level of ...
Oct 1, 2019
FOREIGN student-athletes competing in the 2018 season of the Cesafi men's basketball tournament expressed their disappointment over the decision banning foreign players from the league starting in 2021.The ruling was announced by Cesafi commissioner Felix Tiukinhoy during the league' ...
Aug 21, 2018
BEN Mbala has a message to all those calling for a separation between foreign and local players when it comes to individual awards in the college leagues: Stop looking for excuses.This was the La Salle star's response after being ...
Nov 30, 2017
I presume only La Sallians are happy that Ben Mbala has been named UAAP MVP for the second straight year. The rest of the league's universities, unable to match Mbala's strength, talent and, presumably, paycheck, are left watching on the ...
Nov 17, 2017
SAN Beda faces the dilemma of choosing who among its three foreign players to field for its title defense in the NCAA Season 93 basketball tournament which begins on July 8.With the NCAA allowing only two players each team to be ...
Jun 27, 2017
CEBU CITY - Cebu's collegiate league will allow eligible foreign players displaced by the "one import per team" rule to suit up for other schools without having to serve the two-year residency requirement.The development was finalized on Wednesday night in ...
May 28, 2015
THE UAAP has started the process of banning foreign players from its college basketball league, limiting teams to one import each beginning next season and planning to stop the recruitment altogether by 2015-2016.University of the East's Rod Roque, ...
Nov 18, 2014
THE UAAP will stop recruiting foreign players as early as 2015 once a rule change recommended by the league's board is approved by heads of the eight member schools.Rod Roque of host University of the East, speaking for the league ...
May 13, 2014
NEW YORK - The percentage of Major League Baseball players born outside the United States declined slightly for the second straight season.The commissioner's office said Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) that 223 players among the 853 on opening-day rosters and ...
Apr 2, 2014
WHILE critics continue to lash out at college teams relying on foreign players, coach Boyet Fernandez said he sees nothing wrong with it and even believes imports have actually helped raise the standards of Philippine basketball.Nigerian reinforcement Ola Adeogun, who helped ...
Nov 20, 2013
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