LOOKING to avoid the threat of coronavirus in the metro, people have availed of the government's "Balik-Probinsya Program," boarding buses in Cubao, Quezon City bound for Palo, Leyte on Wednesday.Health workers in their personal protective equipment checked the medical ...
May 21, 2020
A THUNDEROUS roar fit for a conquering king welcomed 'Prince' Albert Pagara as he returned to his roots, Maasin City, Southern Leyte, in the latest edition of the popular boxing series Pinoy Pride. Pagara's folks packed the gym to the rim ...
Jun 11, 2018
PBA
CHARITY games in Ormoc, Leyte became the perfect opportunity for the core of the old Purefoods squad to get together for a long-overdue reunion over the weekend.On the initiative of Rey Evangelista, four-time MVP Alvin Patriminio, Dindo Pumaren, Glenn ...
Jun 27, 2017
PBA
EVEN at the height of his 15-year career in the PBA as the defensive lynchpin of the popular Purefoods franchise, Rey Evangelista admitted there was always a voice in his head beckoning him to come home.So when the opportunity to ...
Mar 22, 2016
IT'S not all about glitz and glamour in the Asian Football Confederation Awards Night during the 60th anniversary celebration of the AFC in Manila this month.A day after the awards night on November 30 at the Makati Shangri-la, Fifa ...
Nov 12, 2014
PBA
BARANGAY Ginebra remains on a slump. Good thing, this is just the preseason.Barako Bull added to the Kings' woes after scoring a 79-75 win on Friday night at the Hinundayan gym in Hinundayan, a town four hours away from Tacloban, ...
Sep 27, 2014
PBA
AFTER losing to expansion franchise Kia Sorentos a few weeks ago, crowd favorite Barangay Ginebra suffered yet another humiliating preseason loss.The Kings went down against Goldstar Davao team, 90-87, at the start of the five-team Visayan pocket tournament at ...
Sep 26, 2014
THERE will be better days.Last summer, 96 kids from Tacloban City, all survivors of Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), were given the chance to become children once more.Using football as a means of trauma counseling for children who bore the brunt of ...
Jun 16, 2014
MAASIN City, Leyte - Despite the very short notice, the 2014 PLDT-ABAP Visayas Area Amateur Boxing tournament started with a lot of enthusiasm at the Maasin City Gymnasium, here over the weekend.Association of Boxing Alliances in the Philippines (ABAP) president Ricky ...
Mar 1, 2014
TACLOBAN - David Beckham visited the storm-devastated Philippine city of Tacloban on Thursday as part of Unicef's relief efforts.The central city is still struggling to deal with the impact of super Typhoon Haiyan, which struck on November 8, killing ...
Feb 13, 2014
EVEN outside the ring, Manny Pacquiao provides great inspiration to the Filipino people.The boxing icon, also a congressman representing the province of Sarangani, visited hard-hit areas in Samar and Leyte the last three days as his way of lifting the ...
Dec 3, 2013
PBA
JIMMY Alapag's family is one of those worried about the plight of relatives in Tacloban city after super typhoon Yolanda slammed into the Visayas region, killing an estimated 10,000 residents.The sweet-shooting Talk 'N Text team captain bared ...
Nov 11, 2013
MAASIN CITY, Leyte -- Cebu City completed its display of sporting might to crown itself runaway champion in the Philippine Sports Commission-Philippine Olympic Committee Batang Pinoy Visayas qualifying leg that came to a close Saturday here.The region's powerhouse, which ...
Sep 28, 2013
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