PH win vs SoKor: Ain’t a Miracle

PH win vs SoKor: Ain’t a Miracle

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.

Gilas vs Korea: Curse No One

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.

PBA: Rich Team, Poor Team

PBA: Rich Team, Poor Team

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...

Tokyo Olympics won’t allow spectators from abroad

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,...

Aldin Ayo makes coaching return, this time in 3×3 basketball

Aldin Ayo makes coaching return, this time in 3×3 basketball

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...

Palace wary of ‘witch hunts’ in SEA Games probe

Palace wary of ‘witch hunts’ in SEA Games probe

“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.

Pacquiao to fight McGregor in 2021

Pacquiao to fight McGregor in 2021

Boxing legend Sen. Manny Pacquiao will fight UFC superstar Conor McGregor in 2021, Pacquiao's special assistant Jayke Joson said on Saturday. Joson said Pacquiao's earnings from the fight would be donated to Covid-19-hit Filipinos. “For the sake of all the Filipino...

Gov’t allows training of student-athletes in low-risk areas

Gov’t allows training of student-athletes in low-risk areas

Under Resolution No. 68, the IATF declared “student-athletes of collegiate athletic associations… shall be allowed to resume their preparatory trainings in areas under [GCQ] and [MGCQ], subject to guidelines as may be issued by the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd).”