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EALA, QUIZON CHOSEN PSA’S MILO JUNIOR ATHLETES OF THE YEAR

MANILA – Two budding protégés in the field of tennis and chess have been chosen as the MILO Junior Male and[...]

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PSC HAILS SOLONS WHO BACKED CREATION OF PH SPORTS TRAINING CENTER

February 22, 2019 - 7:18 PM

MANILA – A week after President Rodrigo R. Duterte signed a law creating a ‘state-of-the-art’ Philippine Sports Training Center (PSTC), Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman William Ramirez thanked the lawmakers who authored and co-sponsored the measure in the Senate. “We express our sincerest gratitude to you staunchly supporting our goal and vision to produce world-class Filipino […]

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PH GOLF ACE SASO TO COMPETE IN WAAP

February 21, 2019 - 12:51 PM

MANILA — Yuka Saso is among the favorites to win the second Women’s Amateur Asia-Pacific (WAAP) golf tournament. Saso, who won two gold medals in last year’s Asian Games in Jakarta, will join a field consisting of 80 female amateur golfers for the WAAP at The Royal Golf Club in Hokota, Japan on April 25-28. Saso […]

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CLARK’S MODERN SPORTS COMPLEX WILL BE READY FOR 30TH SEA GAMES

February 21, 2019 - 12:21 PM

MANILA – Developers and their associate, Bases Conversion and Development Authority (BCDA), assured that facilities of the modern sports complex in New Clark City will be ready for the country’s hosting of the 30th Southeast Asian Games by November. With nine months to go before the Nov. 30 to Dec. 11 biennial meet gets going, infrastructure […]

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TOP BRASS VOWS TO WORK ON GRASSROOTS SPORTS AGENDA

February 20, 2019 - 6:59 PM

ROXAS CITY, Capiz – Philippine Sports Commission chair William Ramirez vows to work with the Department of Education (DepEd) in the grassroots sports program. In the opening ceremony of the 2019 Western Visayas Regional Athletic Association (WVRAA) meet in Capiz on Feb 17, 2019, Ramirez said he will be working closely with the DepEd for […]

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STARTERS FOR PBA ALL-STAR GAME REVEALED

February 20, 2019 - 4:35 PM

MANILA — It’s gonna be speed versus brute in this year’s Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) All-Star Game at the Calasiao Sports Complex in Pangasinan on March 31. Four agile players will headline the North All-Star starters, while the twin tower combination of June Mar Fajardo and Greg Slaughter will banner the South All-Stars’ first five. Ginebra’s […]

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FIBA 3X3 SUPER QUEST SET TO TAKE PLACE IN PH

February 20, 2019 - 4:31 PM

MANILA — The Philippines’ last dash to the first-ever Olympic 3×3 basketball event got a huge boost as it hosts the FIBA 3×3 Asia-Pacific Super Quest, possibly in April. Ronald Mascariñas, president of Chooks-To-Go, the main presenter of the tournament, officially announced the development during a press conference at the Bar One inside Crowne Plaza in […]

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GILAS NAMES LINEUP FOR CRUCIAL GAME VS. QATAR

February 20, 2019 - 4:22 PM

MANILA — Thirdy Ravena is making his way to the Gilas Pilipinas lineup for the sixth window of the FIBA World Cup Asian Qualifiers. Ravena made the final cut for the 12-man roster for the Philippine team that will take on Qatar in an all-important showdown in Doha early Friday (Philippine time). As announced by Coach […]

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MIADO AIMS TO SUSTAIN WINNING MOMENTUM AT ONE CHAMPIONSHIP

February 20, 2019 - 4:18 PM

MANILA — Fresh from one of his biggest wins as a mixed martial artist, Jeremy “The Jaguar” Miado feels that he is at the highest point of his professional career. Miado scored a highlight-reel victory in November 2018 after knocking out Peng Xue Wen of China in the second round of their three-round strawweight encounter at […]

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TEAM LEBRON WINS NBA ALL-STAR GAME

February 19, 2019 - 5:09 PM

MANILA — Team LeBron pulled off a huge second half rally to defeat Team Giannis, 178-164, in the 2019 NBA All-Star Game at the Spectrum Center in Charlotte on Monday (Philippine Time). The roster led by LeBron James prevailed over Giannis Antetokounmpo’s squad after coming alive from downtown. Antetokounmpo took over late in the first quarter […]

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PH TO HOST SEA ANTI-DOPING MEETING

February 19, 2019 - 5:12 PM

MANILA — The Philippines will host the Southeast Asian Regional Anti-Doping Organization (SEA RADO) 2019 Board Meeting and Doping Control Officer (DCO) Training Course from Feb. 20 to 22 at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City. Dr. Alejandro Pineda, head of the Philippine Anti-Doping Organization (PHI-NADO), described the board meeting and training as […]

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DEPED-BICOL TO PREVENT MEASLES BREAKOUT IN PALARO

February 19, 2019 - 4:19 PM

Department of Education-Bicol Regional Director Gilbert Sadsad. (Photo by Connie Calipay) LEGAZPI CITY — The Department of Education (DepEd) in Bicol has formulated safety nets to prevent any measles incident at the week-long Palarong Bicol (Bicol Meet) slated next week in the island-province of Masbate. In a press conference on Monday, DepEd Regional Director Gilbert […]

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SMB LEGENDS BEATS ALASKA’S FORMER ACES IN REUNION GAME

February 18, 2019 - 4:06 PM

MANILA — The San Miguel Beermen bounced back from a sluggish first half and came alive in the second half to repulse the Alaska Aces, 96-83, in the Return of the Rivals at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday. The former stars of SMB prevailed over those of Alaska in the battle pitting […]

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GINEBRA DOWNS PUREFOODS IN LEGENDS ‘CLASICO’

February 18, 2019 - 3:59 PM

MANILA — Barangay Ginebra’s legends got the better of Purefoods’ greats through a 97-89 win in a special reunion edition of the “Manila Clasico” at the Smart Araneta Coliseum in Quezon City on Sunday night. The said match was the main game of the “Return of the Rivals”, a special doubleheader put up by the PBA […]

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TEAM JOOLA ENTERS SEMIS IN INT’L PINGPONG TOURNEY

February 17, 2019 - 5:38 PM

MANILA — Joola, led by world championship campaigner John Russell Misal, defeated Philippine Army, 3-0, on Saturday to reach the semifinal round of the men’s team Open division in the 9th Flexible Cup International Table Tennis Championships at the Harrison Plaza Activity Center. Misal bounced back from a first-set loss to beat George Quijano, 8-11, 11-8, […]

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PENALOSA WINS WBO ORIENTAL FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE

February 17, 2019 - 5:35 PM

MANILA — Undefeated Dave Penalosa scored a technical knockout win against Mexican Marcos Cardenas to capture the World Boxing Organization (WBO) Oriental featherweight title on Saturday at the SM City North EDSA Skydome in Quezon City. Nicknamed “The Hunter”, the 27-year-old Penalosa of Cebu landed body shots after decking Cardenas twice en route to a stoppage […]

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PCG TO DEPLOY 234 MEN FOR ILOILO’S PARAW SAILING COMPETITION

February 16, 2019 - 11:53 PM

ILOILO CITY — The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) will deploy 234 personnel for the Paraw sailing competition on Sunday here. Lt. Commander Rodolfo dela Peña, PCG-Iloilo commander, said in a phone interview on Saturday the PCG personnel will ensure the safety of the 41 participating paraws and event spectators. Eight floating assets consist of two patrol […]

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