THE UAAP has finally launched a crackdown on exorbitant recruitment packages offered to top prospects, enforcing a rule that set a limit on the allowable benefits offered to its student-athletes. University of the Philippines College of Human Kinetics Dean Kiko Diaz ...
Jul 16, 2021
WHILE some collegiate leagues like the NCAA are already preparing for an extraordinary season, the UAAP remains dormant 14 months since a league game were played.But if the seeming inaction feels frustrating for some fans, the league brass reiterated that at ...
May 31, 2021
WITH the continuous rollout of the COVID-19 vaccines in the country, the UAAP is optimistic that trainings and eventually the games will soon be brought back."I guess with the rollout of the vaccines, it's safe to say, and ...
May 31, 2021
IF things get better in 2021, the UAAP is looking to open shop back on its traditional opening date in September.That's the optimistic expectation of league executive director Atty. Rebo Saguisag as the UAAP sealed its five-year partnership ...
Dec 17, 2020
IT's still no face-to-face classes, no games.It has always been the stance of the UAAP and it remains that way as the league stays in line with the government in relation to the hopeful resumption of competitions." ...
Nov 21, 2020
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas isn't just expected but also required to attend the Tuesday meeting between the UAAP and the government officials in relation to the supposed Bicol bubble training of the Growling Tigers.In a statement released by the ...
Aug 26, 2020
UAAP is giving University of Santo Tomas a chance to be heard following the alleged Bicol bubble of the Growling Tigers came to light.In a statement of UAAP executive director Atty. Rebo Saguisag, the league has already approached the school about ...
Aug 22, 2020
FRANCHISE or no franchise, ABS-CBN is still neck deep in discussions with the UAAP on a contract extension as the league's broadcast partner."Right now, we're negotiating with ABS-CBN moving forward," shared UAAP president Em Fernandez ...
Jun 16, 2020
THE UAAP said it has no issues with Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin's controversial comments made in a podcast last week, saying it respects the American-Kiwi mentor's freedom of speech.UAAP president Em Fernandez of host Ateneo said ...
Jun 16, 2020
PUSHING back the opening of the next UAAP season to the first quarter of 2021 is one of the many options the league is exploring as it adapts to the effects brought upon by the global COVID-19 pandemic.UAAP executive director ...
Jun 4, 2020
THE UAAP is not in a rush to make any decisions regarding its future.UAAP executive director Rebo Saguisag clarified that the league is still closely monitoring the situation brought upon by the global COVID-19 pandemic and when everything stabilizes, that&# ...
May 2, 2020
HEAD coach Bo Perasol has been suspended for three games following his rant against referees in the University of the Philippines' loss to Ateneo on Sunday.The UAAP Commissioner's Office handed down the decision on Tuesday following a thorough ...
Oct 1, 2019
OFFICIATING specifically in the centerpiece event of basketball will be among the top priorities of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) for Season 82 which officially kicks off Wednesday with a heavy six-game bill.UAAP Executive Director Atty. Rebo ...
Sep 3, 2019
TRANSPARENCY is the legacy UAAP executive director Rebo Saguisag wants to leave as the league aims to streamline its affairs this year.The amiable executive bared during Sunday's preseason press conference that he is advocating the league to make documents ...
Sep 2, 2019
UAAP executive director Rebo Saguisag put the Angelo Kouame eligibility issue to rest as he issued a clarification on the matter on Sunday.The amiable executive acknowledged that an official of a member school made an inquiry regarding the eligibility of the ...
Sep 1, 2019
THE UAAP is looking into the possibility of holding four men's basketball games every Wednesday in Season 82 of the UAAP to be able to give way to the country's hosting of the Southeast Asian Games.UAAP executive director Rebo ...
May 9, 2019
THE UAAP insisted it is not remiss in protecting the welfare of players as the league went on the defensive in the aftermath of a dangerous head injury suffered by University of Santo Tomas center Steve Akomo.Akomo is currently recovering from ...
Oct 12, 2018
THE UAAP will have its own pool of referees beginning this season.League president Nilo Ocampo of host school National University shared the league created its own referees pool "to ensure that there will be quality and improvement in our officiating."This ...
Sep 4, 2018
EIGHT women's teams and seven in the men's side battle for the titles in first staging of the UAAP 3x3 basketball tournament set on March 4 at SM Mall of Asia Music Hall.Leading the cast is University of the ...
Mar 1, 2018
THE UAAP Commissioner's Office has suspended Ateneo players Allen Tanedo and Amchel Angeles following a contentious incident in Game Two of the Season 80 juniors basketball final on Tuesday.UAAP basketball commissioner Rebo Saguisag said Tanedo and Angeles have been barred ...
Feb 28, 2018
THE UAAP has forfeited one win of the National University juniors basketball team this season for fielding an ineligible player.Commissioner Rebo Saguisag issued a memo stating the Bullpups have been sanctioned with a forfeiture of their win over University of the ...
Jan 12, 2018
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