The Philippines on Wednesday launched its vaccination drive for student-athletes at the University of the Philippines-Diliman, just days after it opened its inoculation program to minors aged 12 to 17.
Filipino hoop fans, here’s a treat for you. The Japan B. League has partnered with Tap Digital Media Ventures for the distribution rights of its games in the Philippines for its 2021-2022 Season.
Despite being a target of President Rodrigo Duterte’s tirades since becoming a critic of his administration, Pacquiao was hailed by the administration as a pride of the Philippines.
Pacquiao hangs up his gloves with a 62-8-2 professional record, with 39 wins by way of knockout.
Pacquiao lost via unanimous decision against Ugas, who was a last-minute replacement for Errol Spence Jr. who was sidelined 11 days prior to the fight due to an eye injury.
President Rodrigo Duterte’s government, from 2017 to 2021, had allotted more than P7.748 billion to fund the Philippine Sports Commission, more than seven times higher than the previous administration.
Filipino Winter Olympian, Michael Martinez, has organized a GoFundMe fundraiser to support his expenses towards his goal of competing for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics.
President Rodrigo Duterte, in a courtesy call via Zoom with the history-making athlete, said his office would give Diaz P3 million on top of the P10 million she was already supposed to receive from the government according to the law.
The Palace, then represented by Panelo as spokesman, included the weightlifter in an unproven “ouster plot matrix” that allegedly aimed to kick President Rodrigo Duterte out of office.
Amid several controversies and the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the 2020 Olympic Games opened on Friday night, July 23, in Tokyo, Japan after a year of postponement.
The Fiba Asia Cup was originally scheduled from August 16 to 28.
Antetokounmpo, who also had 14 rebounds, five blocks and a stellar 17-19 free-throw shooting, was named Finals Most Valuable Player.
The games will not be open to fans.
SJ Belangel sank an off-balanced three-pointer as the buzzer sounded at the Angeles University Foundation Gymnasium as Gilas Pilipinas, allowing the Philippine Men’s Basketball Team to escape to an 81-78 victory against long-time rival South Korea Wednesday night. It was the first victory of the PH Men’s Basketball Team against the SoKors in eight years. The victory was also sweeter because it propelled Gilas to qualify for the 2021 FIBA Asia Cup, which will be hosted by Indonesia later this year.
Every time the Philippine Men’s National Basketball Team (Gilas Pilipinas) faces regional rival South Korea, the so-called “curse” is brought to the table due to the series of heartbreaking losses the team to endure against this powerhouse over the years. But if you’re going to ask me, there’s no such curse.
Aside from the Philippine national basketball team, South Korea, Thailand, Indonesia, Japan, Chinese Taipei, Malaysia, China, Australia, New Zealand, Hong Kong and Guam will play in the Clark bubble.