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.
The Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) we have right now is very different from the league we grew up with. Back in the day, teams like Sta. Lucia, Shell, Swift (for a time Pop Cola and Sunkist) and Alaska, which were not part of a conglomerate, could win a...
Spectators from overseas were barred from attending this year’s Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020 to prevent the spread of Covid-19.The decision was made in a virtual meeting of five parties — the International Olympic Committee, Tokyo Metropolitan Government,...
The league announced this in a statement on Friday, citing concerns over student-athletes’ health and safety.
By Months after being banned indefinitely from coaching in the UAAP, Aldin Ayo was tapped to coach the Chooks-to-Go Pilipinas team that will represent the Philippines in international FIBA 3x3 basketball tournaments."I'm very grateful because for me, this will bring...
“The 30th SEA Games showcased not only our local athletes at their best but also demonstrated our successful hosting of a world-class sporting event. Let us, therefore, not dishonor the men and women who gave honor and glory to the country by engaging in political innuendos and witch hunts,” Palace spokesman Harry Roque said in a statement.
Select UAAP events will also be aired on the One Sports channel.