Sprint legend Lydia de Vega succumbs to cancer
By Filipino sprint legend Lydia de Vega-Mercado died on Wednesday at 57 after her bout with cancer, her daughter has announced.De Vega's daughter Stephanie Mercado-de Koenigswarter said the 1980s sprint sensation died at the Makati Medical Center.“On behalf of our...
Bowling legend Bong Coo named PSC commissioner
By Olivia "Bong" Coo, a Filipino bowling legend, has been appointed commissioner of the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC).President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. made the appointment on Tuesday, July 19.PSC Executive Director Guillermo Iroy Jr. welcomed Coo to her...
Marcos Jr. congratulates PH women’s football team on AFF championship
By President Ferdinand "Bongbong" Marcos Jr. has extended his congratulations to the Philippine women's football team for bagging its first Asean Football Federation (AFF) Women’s Championship title on Sunday.The Filipinas outclassed Thailand in the finals, 3-0, to...
Curry wins first Finals MVP award as Warriors topple Celtics to win title
By (Photo from @Warriors/ Twitter) Stephen Curry put up 34 points in the Golden State Warriors’ championship-clinching 103-90 victory against the Boston Celtics on Friday (PH time), which gave the franchise its fourth title in eight years.Antetokounmpo, who also had...
Obiena defends SEA Games gold in record-setting performance
By Filipino pole vaulter EJ Obiena on Saturday bagged gold in the 31st Southeast Asian (SEA) games after logging a record-setting leap.Obiena registered 5.46 meters to set a new SEA Games record, eclipsing his previous high of 5.45 meters.He attempted to vault 5.94...
Mapua slays San Beda Red Lions; enters finals after 31 years
The Intramuros-based cagers, Mapua University Cardinals, are finally returning to the finals of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) after 31 years.
Letran and San Beda encourage supporters to wear pink in NCAA game
The upcoming basketball match of one of the country’s biggest collegiate rivalries united for one cause.
PBA legends express support to Robredo
Local basketball legends have expressed their support for Vice President Leni Robredo’s presidential bid.
Let Ayo coach… somewhere else
Before it is too late, let Ayo coach… somewhere else. Let his staff coach… somewhere else. Let us wish them luck as they also start over. Let UST be free from the ghost of 2020 because moving on will not be possible without exorcising the ghost that has been holding back the team and the community. Let go. Let Ayo coach somewhere else.
The three-point shot is now king
In basketball, the three-point shot, like content for the internet, has revolutionized not only how the game is coached, skills are trained, talents are selected and how the game is played.
From world-class to ‘bara-bara’ basketball (again)
I wrote while watching our Men’s National Basketball Team (Gilas) play in the Olympic Qualifying Tournament against Serbia and The Dominican Republic in Belgrade. Gilas, who was fresh from a successful campaign against South Korea and Indonesia in the FIBA Asia Cup Qualifying tournament in Angeles, Pampanga two weeks prior, carried that positive momentum going into the OQT games in Belgrade.
A Sleeping (Scoring) Giant Awakens
Now that Alaska is set to leave the PBA and is on an emotional farewell tour, it has awakened a scoring giant who has been waiting to be unleashed. Now better than ever, the former King Stallion and King Archer has new weapons in his arsenal and is ready to take over.
PH women’s football team clinches first-ever FIFA World Cup ticket
By The Philippine women's football team made history on Monday, qualifying for the first time ever for the FIFA Women World Cup after eking out a 4-3 victory over Chinese Taipei in the quarterfinals of the 2022 AFC Asian Women's Cup.The win came via penalty...
PH starts vaccinating student-athletes; UAAP return on the horizon
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.
Excitement builds up as TAP-DMV brings Japan-based Filipino ballers closer to home fans
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.
Palace: Pacquiao made us proud to be Filipinos
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.