IF boxing great Manny Pacquiao does run for the highes position in the land, he already has a major endorser in a Filipino national artist no less. F. Sionil Jose (Francisco Sionil Jose), novelist, writer, and journalist, believes the Philippine senator and ...
Jun 15, 2020
PBA
DID you know that Philippine Football Federation (PFF) president Nonong Araneta almost played in the PBA?The 65-year-old executive bared that he came close to turning pro after his days as a two-sport athlete at the University of the ...
Jun 3, 2020
ONE of the pillars of Philippine tennis passed away on Wednesday.Longtime Philippine Tennis Association (Philta) president Col. Salvador 'Buddy' Andrada died of a lingering illness as he had been undergoing dialysis at the National Kidney and Transplant Institute for several years ...
Apr 8, 2020
Nagbanta si Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte na kakasuhan ang sinumang local government official na susuway sa mga ipinatutupad na enhanced community quarantine guidelines kontra sa coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).Ito ang binigyang-diin ng Presidente sa kanyang public address para sa local ...
Mar 20, 2020
SENATE Majority Leader Juan Miguel 'Migs' Zubiri announced on Monday that he is positive for coronavirus (COVID-19), the highest official in the country to be infected with the disease.The veteran legislator made the announcement on his official Facebook ...
Mar 16, 2020
MARIANO 'Nonong' Araneta was reelected president of the Philippine Football Federation (PFF) on Friday at the Century Park Hotel.Araneta beat Negros Occidental Football Association (Nofa) president Ricky Yanson, 23-12, in the poll conducted during the PFF's 16th Congress ...
Nov 29, 2019
PHILIPPINE Football Federation president Nonong Araneta on Wednesday laid out his plans for the next four years that will see a revitalized Philippines Football League which will also help pave the way for more youth and age-group tournaments.With Qatar Airways ...
Nov 27, 2019
IN his capacity as president of the Negros Occidental Football Association (NOFA), Ricardo "Ricky" Yanson, Jr., has steered the province into a top-level football association with various football development programs that have produced quality players and have gone to represent the ...
Nov 19, 2019
Philippine Olympic Committee president Ricky Vargas said he will attend a session called by a majority of the members of the POC executive board on Tuesday 'to clear up matters in the interest of unity' ahead of the Southeast Asian ...
Jun 15, 2019
MMA
MOSCOW - Russia's President Vladimir Putin has met with Khabib Nurmagomedov to congratulate him on winning the UFC lightweight title, and defended the fighter's actions in the brawl that followed his victory over Conor McGregor.Putin hailed Nurmagomedov' ...
Oct 11, 2018
NEW YORK - The next book to take on President Donald Trump isn't focused on Russia or tax policy. It's about his golf game.Hachette Books announced on Wednesday that Rick Reilly's "Commander in Cheat: How Golf ...
Sep 5, 2018
PETER Cayco has been elected the new president of the Larong Volleyball sa Pilipinas on Thursday in a poll held at the LVPI office inside the Arellano University campus in Taft Avenue, Manila.Former vice-president Cayco was unanimously voted by the ...
Aug 2, 2018
RICKY Vargas has won the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) re-election against incumbent Jose 'Peping' Cojuangco on Friday at the Wack Wack Golf and Country Club.An official tally had Vargas beating Cojuangco, 24-15, in a vote among representatives ...
Feb 23, 2018
AN election committee has given boxing chief Ricky Vargas and Philcycling president and Tagaytay City Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino the green light to run for president and chairman, respectively, in Friday's Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) re-election.The decision, made on ...
Feb 22, 2018
NBA
DALLAS - The Dallas Mavericks have hired outside counsel to investigate allegations of inappropriate conduct by former team president Terdema Ussery in a Sports Illustrated report that described a hostile workplace for women.Ussery was accused of making sexually suggestive remarks to several ...
Feb 22, 2018
MOSCOW - Vitaly Mutko, a Russian government official who has been dogged by allegations of involvement in doping, said Monday he would temporarily step down as president of the Russian Football Union.It's a move apparently intended to deflect international criticism ...
Dec 26, 2017
BUSINESSMAN-sportsman Rudy Yu of Dickies Underwear has been named chairman of the Philippine Secondary Schools Basketball Championship (PSSBC) as the league prepares in earnest for the staging of its sixth edition starting on Dec. 17.The tournament dubbed as Battle of ...
Nov 30, 2017
NBA
PHIL Jackson is out as president of the New York Knicks after three tough years, according to reports.The split is expected to be announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time), espn.com reported while Carmelo Anthony's camp was also said ...
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Jun 28, 2017
RIO DE JANEIRO - The venues are, in the words of organizers, 99 percent ready. The torch is winding its way around the country in a three-month relay ending at the opening ceremony.Even if the country is preoccupied with the impeachment ...
May 13, 2016
THE spokesperson of presumptive President Rodrigo Duterte said on Thursday former Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William 'Butch' Ramirez is not interested in a return to the government sports agency.In an interview after a press briefing at the Marco ...
May 12, 2016
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