WHILE all eyes are on the rapldly growing list of Filipino athletes who'll be gracing the Olympic stage this year, our para-athletes are also busy doing the work for Tokyo Paralympics.As taekwondo got included in the list of medal ...
Jun 12, 2021
WHEN Yuka Saso is mentioned these past few days, sports fans immediately conjure up the image of a shy teenager with a million-dollar smile hoisting the US Women's Open trophy after a historic win at The Olympic Club.When ...
Jun 9, 2021
HENNESSY and the NBA have announced the global expansion of their partnership, making the former the "Official Spirit of the NBA" worldwide.The multiyear agreement, which marks the league's first-ever global partnership with a spirits brand, ushers in a new ...
May 26, 2021
THE Philippines qualified its eighth athlete for the Tokyo Olympics, and it came from an unlikely source.Rower Cris Nievarez booked a berth to the July 23 to Aug. 8 meet after qualifying in the men's single sculls event during the ...
May 10, 2021
PBA
THE PBA will not issue any statement, for now, on what transpired in its meeting with top officials of the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) at Malacañang on Wednesday.PBA commissioner Willie Marcial and Barangay Ginebra governor Alfrancis Chua sat down ...
Apr 28, 2021
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Apr 19, 2021
DESPITE the ongoing ban on unsanctioned sporting events, we've all seen those viral videos of neighborhood pickup games that suddenly turn into fun runs the moment authorities approach.Even the Department of Health recognizes how much Filipinos want to play sports." ...
Mar 18, 2021
THERE's no place like home, especially in a time of pandemic.For nine months and counting, the country has been under a lockdown as it continues to attempt to flatten the curve of COVID-19 cases. Sadly the Philippines still ...
Dec 25, 2020
The University of the Philippines Men's Basketball Team (UPMBT) got another shot in the arm after renewing its partnership with staunch backer Januarius Holdings, Inc. and its subsidiary STATS Performance Apparel for the next two UAAP seasons.The company's support ...
Oct 28, 2020
PERSONALITIES from the world of sports joined the uproar after a Congress committee voted to deny media giant ABS-CBN's bid for a new franchise on Friday.After weeks of deliberations, the House Committee on Legislative Franchises voted 70-11 ...
Jul 10, 2020
SPORTING events will now be allowed under the modified general community quarantine (MGCQ), but on a limited basis.A resolution by the Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) on Emerging Infectious Disease states mass gatherings including sports events will now be allowed to ...
May 24, 2020
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
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