THE organizers behind the 31st Southeast Asian Games have finally confirmed news that leaked out more than a month ago: esports will return to the SEA Games."The AESF is proud to announce that after months of lobbying and numerous discussions, esports ...
4 days ago
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) has formalized the accreditation of Philippine Electronic Sports Organization (PESO) as the official National Sports Association (NSA) for esports in the Philippines. An NSA is the officially appointed regulatory body of a sport in the country. For ...
Oct 16, 2020
ESPORTS will officially return to the SEA Games, claim two reports from Vietnam.Vietnamese publication Saigon Giai Phong Online reported this development in an article posted on October 12, 2020.Translated into English via Google Translate, this report, which was entitled "SEA ...
Oct 15, 2020
ARCHERY president Clint Aranas intends to file a case against members of the Philippine Olympic Committee if the Philippine Southeast Asian Games Organizing Committee (Phisgoc) does not submit a financial report on the country's hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games. ...
Oct 3, 2020
THE most successful women's basketball coach in Philippine history switching to the other side?Why not.Pat Aquino, the architect behind the dynastic rule of the National University Lady Bulldogs in the UAAP, admitted not minding getting a shot of handling ...
Sep 18, 2020
INDONESIA women's volleyball team star Aprilia Manganang is hanging up her jersey at the age of 28.The fierce hitter from Tahuna, Indonesia is regarded as one of the best in Southeast Asia after representing Indonesia in several tournaments overseas. ...
Sep 11, 2020
A FILIPINA has made the Top 50 Most Influential People in rugby list.National player Ada Milby made it to the elite list of the World Rugby magazine, which according to her, came as a big surprise."I am humbled to be ...
Sep 2, 2020
WITH women's basketball gaining ground in the country, the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) hosted a webinar series to sustain the growth the sport has achieved the past few years.The country's basketball federation launched the live interactive event 'Women ...
Aug 20, 2020
PRESIDENT Duterte lauded the country's hosting of the Southeast Asian Games and the launching of the National Academy of Sports during his State of the Nation Address on Monday.In a rare mention of sports in the SONA, Duterte credited the ...
Jul 27, 2020
THE Asian Electronic Sports Federation (AESF) has sought the support of the Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) and the National Electronic Sports Federation of the Philippines (NESFP) for the inclusion of esports in the 2021 Southeast Asian Games calendar.AESF director general Sebastian ...
Jul 19, 2020
IF she weren't restricted by an injury coming into the competition, Alyssa Valdez claimed she could have done more for the Philippine National team in the 30th Southeast Asian Games last year.The three-time UAAP Most Valuable Player played ...
Jun 17, 2020
IN the eyes of his daughter Jamie, basketball legend Avelino 'Samboy' Lim is simply daddy."'Nung bata ako tapos lumalabas kami ni daddy, lagi may nagpapa-picture sa kanya," the SEA Games gold medal winner recalled to SPIN Life. "As a kid, ...
Jun 8, 2020
DESPITE the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 Southeast Asian Games in Vietnam will push through, according to Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Rep. Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino.Tolentino said Vietnam SEA Games organizers have not indicated about the possibility of postponing the biennial ...
Jun 3, 2020
THOUGH Philippine sports is on an extended hiatus because of the COVID-19 pandemic, there's still a long list of champions who've spent their time off the sporting battlefield to face an even bigger fight.One of them ...
May 8, 2020
In Spin.ph's 'Before Lockdown' series, we take a look at the "last two minutes" before sports was completely shut down around the globe. Athletes from the few games that were played this year look back on the ...
May 5, 2020
IF there's one skill a student-athlete picks up over the years, it's having an A+ time-management skills.So perhaps in this period of quarantine, their natural skills were put to good use with the amount of free time ...
Apr 27, 2020
A CLOSE contact sport became an opportunity to get even closer.With a million ways to find love, Southeast Asian Games silver medalist Arven Alcantara and fitness enthusiast Kristina Lopez have built a new home together, with taekwondo as its heart.And ...
Apr 23, 2020
THERE are defeats that hurt more than the others. For the national basketball team, there's the 1989 loss in the Southeast Asian Games in Kuala Lumpur - the Philippines' only loss in a SEAG basketball final - and, most recently, the ...
Apr 5, 2020
FILIPINO world-champion gymnast Carlos Yulo and skateboard ace Margielyn Didal made the 2020 Forbes Asia '30 under 30' list under the sports and entertainment category.Of the 3,500 nominees all over the continent, the two Pinoy athletes were included in ...
Apr 2, 2020
LAST year, during the 30th Southeast Asian Games, the Filipinos showed that we can win as one.Three months after the festive celebration that followed the Philippines' rise to the top of the biennial sports conclave, Filipinos are once again enjoined ...
Mar 26, 2020
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