Lapu-Lapu pips Dumaguete to go 2-0

Lapu-Lapu notched its second straight win in the Visayas leg of the Pilipinas VisMin Super Cup after trouncing Dumaguete, 67-57, on Tuesday at the Alcantara Civic Center.

The Heroes, despite struggling offensively too, held the Warriors to only six points in the second quarter before …

Read More

Laguna wins inaugural PCAP title

The Laguna Heroes made history on Saturday night as they became the first ever champions of the Professional Chess Association of the Philippines (PCAP).

In a rare Philippine sporting event happening during the Holy Week holidays, Laguna clinched the All-Filipino Conference title after beating Camarines …

Read More

San Juan’s Wilson named MPBL MVP

San Juan’s John Wilson has been named the Most Valuable Player of the MPBL Lakan Season.

Wilson received his award prior to Game 4 of the national finals at the Subic Bay Gymnasium on Sunday

The 34-year-old former Jose Rizal University star and Philippine Basketball …

Read More

Folayang to fight in ONE on TNT 4

Former two-time ONE Championship lightweight champion Eduard Folayang will be returning to action on April 29 as he will be part of ONE on TNT 4.

Folayang, arguably the most decorated Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter ever, will take on Japanese pugilist Yoshihiro Akiyama …

Read More

Brickman named to Meralco’s 3×3 team

Former ASEAN Basketball League (ABL) veteran Jason Brickman will lead Meralco’s charge in the Philippine Basketball Association’s (PBA) 3×3 league.

Team manager Paolo Trillo confirmed the development on Friday.

“We’re looking forward to seeing his brand of basketball up close,” Trillo said.

Brickman played for …

Read More

San Juan ties MPBL Finals

San Juan bounced back from its Game 1 loss to equalize in the Maharlika Pilipinas Basketball League Finals with a 70-65 Game 2 win against Davao Occidental on Thursday night at the Subic Bay Gymnasium.

The Knights crawled back from a 43-50 third quarter deficit …

Read More

Young chess wizard gets scholarship from BARMM

The Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) government has granted a 10-year-old Bangsamoro chess master an educational scholarship, vowing to provide financial assistance for his training and future matches.

“One of the goals of the Bangsamoro Sports Commission [BSC] is to develop young and …

Read More

PH team count for SEAG at 626

The Philippine team for this year’s Southeast Asian (SEA) Games will be a bigger group than what was previously said as Philippine Olympic Committee (POC) president Bambol Tolentino presented the entry by numbers for the upcoming meet to Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) chairman Butch Ramirez …

Read More

Nwest inductees to sports hall of fame named

The Philippine Sports Hall of Fame (PSHOF) will have 10 new members as the selection committee announced the latest additions on Friday.

Headlining the list is basketball’s “Living Legend” Robert Jaworski, who won multiple championships in the collegiate, professional, and national team ranks.

He also …

Read More

Powerhouse F2 team moves to PVL

F2 just made the move.

The women’s club volleyball powerhouse announced on Thursday that they too are jumping to the Premier Volleyball League (PVL) after five years with the Philippine Superliga (PSL).

“To PVL, thank you for inviting us. May the new partnership be fruitful, …

Read More

PBA eyeing April 11 start for Season 46

The upcoming Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) season may start a bit later than anticipated.

Commissioner Willie Marcial on Tuesday said the planned opening of the league’s 46th season is now set a few days after its 46th founding anniversary.

“Ang napagusapan namin ng television [crew], …

Read More

PSL allows teams to join PVL

The Philippine Superliga (PSL) has allowed its member teams to join the rival Premier Volleyball League (PVL) as guest clubs.

This, as two more PSL squads are joining the PVL in what would be its first season as a de jure professional league.

“PSL teams …

Read More

Wmen can boost Covid-19 recovery efforts: UNDP

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Achim Steiner on Monday urged countries worldwide to fast-track shattering “deep-seated historic, cultural, and socio-economic” barriers that have been holding back women so they can better help in recovery from the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) pandemic.

“It is time to …

Read More

Pinay named Asia Rugby ambassadress

A member of the Philippine women’s rugby team has been named by Asia Rugby as an ambassadress in time for the International Women’s Month.

The Philippine Rugby Football Union (PRFU) announced on Thursday that Acee San Juan, a longtime Lady Volcanoes member, would be an …

Read More

FIBA ACQ Doha bubble canceled

The Qatar Basketball Federation (QBF) has decided to cancel its supposed bubble hosting of the third window of the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifiers (ACQ).

Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas (SBP) president Al Panlilio confirmed the development on Friday.

“The SBP is saddened by the development,” Panlilio …

Read More

Serena Williams advances at Australian Open

Seven-time Australia Open champion Serena Williams has defeated 19-year-old Anastasia Potapova in the third round of the 2021 tournament in Melbourne.

“Respect. @serenawilliams toughs out a 7-6(5) 6-2 win over Potapova to keep her pursuit of a 24th Grand Slam title alive,” said the Australian …

Read More