The Blu Boys showed the other teams competing in the men’s softball World Cup in Auckland, New Zealand that they are there to compete.
JERWIN ANCAJAS—who yielded his International Boxing Federation (ibf) super flyweight title to Argentina’s Fernando Martinez and again lost in their title rematch both this year—will launch a redemption tour as a bantamweight in February.
WITH more than half the population of the planet tuning into the FIFA World Cup—one of the top two sporting events in the world with the other being the Summer Olympics—its local telecast is getting a boost to ensure that Filipino fans will get not only a front row seat but their money’s worth.
ONE Championship has four massive shows this November and December and Team Lakay will feature in two of them.
Sen. Robinhood Padilla met with officials of the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) Sunday to determine what needs to be done to help residents affected by Tropical Cyclone Paeng.
A key initiative called Project Coffee+ under the Nescafé Plan of Nestlé Philippines has yielded banner results. Participating coffee farmers have increased average yields by around 64 percent in 2021, driven by improvements in coffee tree maintenance, entrepreneurial farm management techniques, and regenerative agriculture practices.
HARIMAU MALAYSIA and Kuala Lumpur Aseel will clash for the Sportsclick Filbasket International Championship title after decisive semifinal victories on Saturday night.
RIANNE MALIXI brushed off local ace Udkamtiang Ausanee’s fierce backside charge with a solid frontside run and went on to fashion out an emphatic three-stroke victory in women’s Class A of the Thailand Junior World Golf Championships with a closing 68 in Hua Hin Saturday.
FAR Eastern University (FEU) shrugged off a slow start with a huge second half to beat University of the East (UE), 75-68, in the University Athletic Association Season 85 men’s basketball tournament at the Smart Araneta Coliseum Sunday.
ZAMBOANGA CITY—Torrential rains spawned by tropical storm “Paeng” have forced the cancellation of Sunday’s second Zamboanga Hermosa Triathlon as flash floods inundated parts of the race course and displaced thousands of Zamboangueños from their homes.
A global movement focused on corporate sustainability is gaining ground in the country with the biopharmaceutical industry taking a lead in making a long-term impact for the greater good.
Public Advisory: Suspension of consular operations in all consular offices and Temporary Off-Site Passport Services (TOPS) sites on Oct 31
In accordance with Proclamation No. 79 of the Office of the President declaring 31 October 2022 as Special Non-Working Day, the Department of Foreign Affairs – Office of Consular Affairs (DFA-OCA) announces the temporary suspension of operations on Monday, 31 October 2022 in all Consular Offices (COs) and Temporary Off-Site Passport Services (TOPS) sites.
LOOK | Is this a hospital ICU? DOH Ilocos Sur shares photos of latest quake damage to health facilities
The Department of Health (DOH) – Ilocos Region reported a total of 13 individuals injured, 14 health facilities damaged, 35 individuals and 9 families displaced during the latest 6.4 earthquake that hit Ilocos region on the night of October 25, 2022.
A BIGGER national grassroot swimming program to be organized by the Congress of Philippine Aquatics Inc. (COPA) is expected next year, according to Olympian and former national coach Pinky Brosas.
UPSTART Irienold Reig Jr. pulled off a stunner in the talent-laden men’s side of the Alveo 5150 Subic Bay while Bea Quiambao turned in another superb all-around performance to nail a second crown at the Subic Bay Boardwalk Sunday.
Cebu Pacific (CEB) issued reminders to passengers who will travel to pay their respects to their departed loved ones during the All Saints’ Day holiday.
For the third straight year, Jollibee Group is named among the World’s Best Employers by Forbes for 2022. The company is the highest-ranking restaurant company in the said global listing, as well as the highest-ranking Philippine-based company.
President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. met again with the Agriculture Sector lead and members of the Private Sector Advisory Council (PSAC) to help provide solutions and improve the agriculture sector.
EXPLOSIVE action looms in the Universal Reality Combat Championship (URCC) as Filipino fight fans finally get to witness bare-knuckle exhibition fights topped by the duel between Kenjhons “Mr. Mainit” and Map Soberano this Thursday night.
CLYDE MONDILLA is primed for another stab at Philippine Golf Tour (PGT) glory, so do Tony Lascuña, Angelo Que, Zanieboy Gialon, Guido Van der Valk, Michael Bibat and the come-backing Justin Quiban even as Chanelle Avaricio returns to hunt for a fourth crown in the ladies side of the International Container Terminal Services Inc. (ICTSI) Pradera Verde Championship starting Tuesday in Lubao, Pampanga.
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) and Adamson University completed the second round cast after dominating their respective foes in the Shakey’s Super League Collegiate Pre-season Championship at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum over the weekend. The Tigresses swept Pool B following a 25-17, 25-19, 25-22, crushing of Lyceum of the Philippines University behind stellar performances from Angeli Abellana and Regina Jurado on Saturday.
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) built momentum heading into the second round with a rout of Mapua University, 25-19, 25-21, 25-11, to complete a sweep of Pool A in the Shakey’s Super League Collegiate Pre-season Championship at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum on Saturday.
THE Alveo 5150 Subic Bay unwraps Sunday in Subic with a promise of a thrilling duel of power, speed and endurance for individual and age-group honors in various divisions under the Olympic-style setup at Subic Bay Boardwalk.
FILIPINO-AMERICAN Peter del Rosario and Celinda Raagas sustained their form coming off resounding victories in Vermosa in Cavite two weeks ago, ruling the premier 13-14 division of the IronKids Philippines Subic Bay in ideal conditions Saturday
THE pandemic caused physical disruption of classes and cancellation of sports activities and most students found themselves with more time at home in front of laptops and mobile phones.
ATENEO relied on a third quarter blitz to overcome University of the East (UE)., 91-76 in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 85 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at the Ynares Sports Center in Antipolo City.
Dave Ildefonso led all scorers with 20 points with Kai Ballungay adding 14 points for Ateneo. Forthsky Padrigao and BJ Andrade scored 11 points each while Angelo Kouame had 20 rebounds.
“We’re comfortable where we’re at,” Ateneo coach Tab Baldwin said. “Of course, we’d like to have a higher placing but the two games we lost were competitive games.”
NATIONAL University (NU) showed too much firepower in clobbering University of Santo Tomads (UST), 25-22, 25-19, 25-15, to notch its second straight-set win in the V-League Men’s Collegiate Challenge at the Paco Arena Sunday.
TNT repeated its dominance of J&T Express to claim the final leg of the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) 3×3 First Conference Season 2 Sunday at the Robinsons Antipolo Extension.
CEBU Chooks! will try to get back on track when it flies to Taiwan Friday for the FIBA 3×3 Tainan City Challenger set Saturday and Sunday at the Siraya Square in Tainan City Hall.
NEIGHBORS Ateneo and University of the Philippines (UP) go for a follow-up to their four-set victories over San Beda and San Sebastian, respectively, as they switch rivals at the resumption Friday of the V-League Men’s Collegiate Championship at the Paco Arena in Manila.
THE FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 will be airing live on World Cup TV (WCTV) via SKY Pay-Per-View.
ATENEO used a late fourth set surge to turn back San Beda University in four sets, 25-19, 17-25, 25-17, 25-23, in the 2022 V-League Men’s Collegiate Challenge at the Paco Arena, Sunday.
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) asserted its dominance over Ateneo in overtime, 76-71, in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 85 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
IT’S payback time for TNT as the Tropanh Giga dodged the upset ax and beat J&T Express, 21-13, to clinch the Leg 5 championship Sunday of the Philippine Basketball Association 3×3 First Conference Season 2 at Robinsons Novaliches.
THE country’s top juniors and women players converge in the elimination round in two separate tournaments at online app Tornelo starting Monday for a chance to make the national team and represent the country in international tournaments.
BEA QUIAMBAO is all geared up for a crack at a second Olympic distance race crown, upbeat but wary of her chances against an equally determined women’s field in the Alveo 5150 Subic Bay unfolding October 23 in the country’s triathlon capital.
BEIJING — Chinese leader Xi Jinping signaled Sunday that his government would maintain policies that have put it at odds with the US and other nations and deepened Communist Party control of the economy and society.
DAVAO City braces for a grand comeback of the Ironman 70.3 with a promise of a more explosive, spirited title chase than it was in pre-Covid times when the premier endurance race is held for the third time at Azuela Cove on March 26, 2023.
UNIVERSITY of Santo Tomas (UST) kept high its bid for a spot in the next round after a 25-13, 25-19, 25-15 drubbing of Emilio Aguinaldo College (EAC) in the Shakey’s Super League Collegiate Pre-season Championship at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum Sunday.
UNIVERSITY of the East (UE) no longer is the post-Covid whipping boy of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) after the Red Warriors tamed the University of Santo Tomas (UST) Growling Tigers, 78-68, Sunday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
SPEAKER Martin G. Romualdez on Sunday announced a P5-million reward from the House of Representatives for anyone who can provide information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the killing of veteran broadcaster Percival Mabasa, known as Percy Lapid.
NATIONAL University (NU) flaunted its might with a masterful 25-14, 25-6, 25-12, dismantling of Jose Rizal University (JRU) Sunday in the Super League Collegiate Pre-season Championship at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.
PETER DEL ROSARIO and Celinda Raagas fueled their respective title drive in the bike stage then sustained their pace in the closing run event to dominate the IRONKIDS Philippines at the Vermosa Sports Hub in Cavite Sunday.
Citystate Asturias Palawan Hotel received the Tourism Resilience Award and Outstanding Community Service Award from the City Government of Puerto Princesa during the Tourism Gala and Awards Night spearheaded by the City Tourism Department on September 28, 2022 at the Aziza Hotel, Puerto Princesa City, Palawan.
I FEEL obliged to comment on the article by Dr. Ana Isabel Sanchez Ruiz, Deputy Head, Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines, dated September 30, 2022. We observe obvious attempts by the representative of the EU to use “creative accounting” in humanitarian issues in order to retouch the picture, apparently hoping that no one wants to go into details.
DE LA SALLE outgunned rival Ateneo, 83-78, in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 85 men’s basketball tournament Sunday at the Smart Araneta Coliseum.
It was the Green Archers’ first win against their rival since Game Two of the Season 80 Finals— breaking a seven-game skid against the Blue Eagles.
SAN MIGUEL Beer finally broke through in the Philippine Basketball Association 3×3 Season 2 by outlasting TNT in overtime, 22-20, to rule Leg 4 of the First Conference Sunday at Robinsons Malabon.
WITH 23 sprints and 19 mountain zones spread across the 1,105.1km route, riders needs to be in top shape and fully prepared to endure eight days of racing under Malaysia’s tropical heat in this year’s Petronas Le Tour de Langkawi 2022 which starts in Kuala Pilah on Tuesday.
Taking care of one’s health requires consistency. This plays an important role in proper lung care, especially for asthma patients who need maintenance treatment to manage their condition.
Eternal Crematory celebrated the Blessing of the new crematory building in Eternal Gardens Dagupan City on September 28, 2022, with a Thanksgiving Mass officiated by Lingayen-Dagupan Archbishop Socrates B. Villegas, D.D.
Eternal Chapels Cabuyao marked its second anniversary on September 28, 2022, in a simple celebration that started with a Thanksgiving Mass. The event, which coincided with the Feast of San Lorenzo Ruiz, the first Filipino saint, was attended by barangay officials of Cabuyao City, officers and staff of Eternal Gardens and Eternal Chapels, and the supportive salesforce members of Eternal Gardens Cabuyao.
RIANNE MALIXI will be doubly motivated as she shoots for a third victory in as many stints on the Ladies Philippine Golf Tour (LPGT) this year, armed with a game that must’ve instilled fear on the country’s top pros and fellow amateurs following a dominant triumph in the last Ladies PGT stop at Valley Golf Club.
THEY may not be in the same class as the WorldTeam but UCI ProTour outfits Alpecin-Deceuninck and UNO X Pro Cycling are capable of turning the tables on top-ranked WorldTeam challengers in the Petronal Le Tour de Langkawi (LTdL) which starts on October 11.
UNIVERSITY of the Philippines (UP) bucked a cold start to repel upset-conscious University of Perpetual Help System Dalta, 10-25, 25-23, 22-25, 25-15, 15-10, Sunday in the Shakey’s Super League Collegiate Pre-season Championship at the Rizal Memorial Coliseum.
ATENEO disposed of Far Eastern University (FEU), 79-70, in University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 85 men’s basketball action Sunday at the SM Mall of Asia Arena.
Forthsky Padrigao and BJ Andrade led a 14-5 breakaway in the fourth quarter as the Blue Eagles raced to a 14-point 69-55 lead with six minutes left and never looked back.
ARELLANO University weathered Mapua’s late uprising to carve out a 64-59 victory in the National Collegiate Athletic Association seniors basketball tournament Sunday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan.
NATIONAL University (NU) crushed University of the East, 131-47, in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines Season 85 women’s basketball tournament Sunday at the Mall of Asia Arena.
The National University-Sta. Elena Nationals whoop it up after dethroning the Cignal HD Spikers to emerge Spikers’ Turf kings after sweeping the Open Conference crown. The young and talented squad is also fancied to dominate the coming PVL Collegiate Conference and the University Athletic Association of the Philippines.
The dining scene at Okada Manila is abuzz as the resort continues to expand its offerings to food enthusiasts. To add to its roster of restaurant choices, the five-star property recently reopened its beautiful and elegant Italian restaurant, La Piazza Ristorante Italiano. The restaurant is located along the Pearl Wing’s Crystal Corridor and has a spectacular view of the property’s iconic The Fountain. Guests can now once again savor a delightful Italian dining experience with a new menu.
REIGNING two-time champion Letran plays San Beda without two key players in a much-anticipated National Collegiate Athletic Association seniors basketball game Friday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre in San Juan.
CAVITEX seeks a fitting follow up to its maiden leg title in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA) 3×3 as the First Conference of Season 2 resumes on Monday at the Robinson’s Place Antipolo Extension.
NICOLA QUEEN DIAMENTE showed she’s a gem worth polishing after scooping six gold medals—just one short of a sweep of her events—in the girls’ side of the First Novice Swim Championship organized by the Congress of Philippine Aquatics Inc. (COPA) on a stormy Sunday at the Teofilo Ildefonso Pool inside the Rizal Memorial Sports Complex in Malate, Manila.
THE Changwon LG Sakers, a professional team based in South Korea, was back in the Philippines for a series of tune up games against Philippine Basketball Association and University Athletic Association of the Philippines teams.
STARTING Thursday (Sept 29), Filipino tourists may enter Taiwan again without the need for visas, the Taiwan Foreign Ministry announced.
Citing the country’s macroeconomic fundamentals and enabling policies as among the main reasons that make the Philippines a leading investment destination, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. noted how the Philippine economy expanded by 5.7 percent last year and 7.8 percent in the first half of this year.
A CALL FOR GLOBAL UNITY | Full text of President Ferdinand Marcos, Jr.’s speech at the UN General Assembly
I am Ferdinand Marcos, President of the Republic of the Philippines
DESPITE missing many major races in the last two years due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Team Sapura Cycling (TSC) remain optimistic of its chances of winning the yellow jersey when the Petronas Le Tour de Langkawi 2022 starts on October 11 in Kuala Pilah.
THE long-time lawyer of President Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr., Victor D. Rodriguez, is now the head of a new government office which was created after he resigned as Executive Secretary during the weekend.
ARELLANO University defeated defending champion Letran, 72-69, in the National Collegiate Athletic Association seniors basketball tournament Sunday at the Filoil EcoOil Centre.
GILAS Pilipinas draftee William Navarro can’t pursue a professional career in the Korean Basketball Association (KBA) based on an opinion rendered by the International Basketball Federation or Fiba.