THE government might soon allow selected sports to be played in areas under the general community quarantine (GCQ).Athletes and sports fans gained optimism following a statement made by Department of Interior and Local Government secretary Eduardo Año that the government ...
Apr 30, 2020
WHEN enhanced community quarantine transitions to a less restricted general community quarantine, current guidelines state that sports and fitness facilities should still remain closed.However, according to a report on the Inquirer, the Department of Interior and Local Government is mulling the ...
Apr 30, 2020
THE Philippine government has made it clear that sports events or even practices still won't be allowed even if it eases restrictions of people's movement at the end of the enhanced community quaratine (ECQ) on May 15.In ...
Apr 28, 2020
THE MALL has long been one of the centers of Filipino social life during the pre-pandemic days. When the lockdown gradually eases, how will mall life look?At a lunchtime press briefing, Presidential spokesperson Harry Roque provided a glimpse."Ang mangyayari ...
Apr 28, 2020
NBA
CHICAGO - Ever since my byline first appeared in the front page of a Cebu City newspaper way back in 1993 when Micheal Jordan shocked the world with his abrupt retirement, writing about sports has always been one of the centering forces in ...
Apr 4, 2020
PBA
WASHINGTON - Bradley Beal dished the ball to Washington Wizards teammate Davis Bertans for a 3-point attempt, then turned the other way with a trio of fingers in the air, prematurely celebrating.Turned out Bertans missed. Beal could joke about it afterward, ...
Mar 11, 2020
The recently concluded 30th Southeast Asian Games proved a couple of things about the host country and its inhabitants: Filipino athletes are as uber-competitive as local fans are highly supportive.Even before the biennial multi-sport event, Pinoys have already followed ...
Dec 17, 2019
While Hong Kong's mass protests against China have made headlines around the world, no one expected it would affect the sports and esports landscape in a major way - but we thought wrong. Leagues are treading on thin ice after being caught ...
Oct 21, 2019
THE Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) finally showed a hint of unity following Friday's extraordinary executive board meeting and president Abraham 'Bambol' Tolentino is optimistic about the future.After another meeting last week was called off due to lack of quorum, 10 ...
Aug 9, 2019
TODAY'S athletes are looking for every advantage they can get when it comes to the equipment they are using. Whether it's wearing the lightest material so they don't have to carry any unnecessary weight or using revolutionary textures ...
Dec 22, 2018
SEOUL, South Korea - With the Koreas, there's no separating their sports from their politics.The war-separated rivals will take their reconciliation steps to the Asian Games in Jakarta and Palembang, Indonesia, where they will jointly march in the opening ...
Aug 10, 2018
WHEN Daniela Dela Pisa won gold medals in the recent Palarong Pambansa gymnastics, no one was happier than her mother Darlene Castaneda-Dela Pisa.The 14-year-old Dela Pisa captured four gold medals in the rhythmic gymnastics secondary girls competition, topping ...
May 13, 2018
SOMETIMES we get low-key self-conscious if the hair peg we give our barber is some popular artista. Like, don't reach young blood, you know?Copping a sports idol's look, though? Now that's something every ...
Mar 19, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR - Gold medals from the usual suspects to the unconventional sports highlighted the Philippines' camapign on Thursday in the 29th Southeast Asian Games.Anthony Beram sealed his second gold medal of this Games when he ruled the men's ...
Aug 24, 2017
PUERTO Princesa is without a doubt one of the best tourist destinations in the country, but Mayor Luis Marcaida III is hoping to add another dimension to the city and that is to make it a regular venue for various sporting events. ...
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Apr 16, 2017
DESPITE being a four-time PBA MVP, MBA commissioner, and Purefoods playing-coach, Ramon Fernandez said looking for the 'next best thing' in Philippine basketball is no longer his priority.Fernandez is more focused on looking for potential athletes outside basketball in ...
Mar 24, 2017
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
A FORMER chairman of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is hopeful that the next president of the country will be able to put more focus on sports beginning in 2016.Philip Ella Juico said the future of sports in the country in ...
Dec 31, 2015
DESPITE the APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) Summit here this week, sports will remain bustling with activity.While the event caused the cancellation of several flights to and from Manila and prompted the government to declare non-working holidays, several sports events, ...
Nov 16, 2015
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