FIBA teams, Gilas enter Clark bubble

Gilas Pilipinas Men and foreign basketball teams have started to arrive in Clark, Pampanga for the International Basketball Federation Asia Cup Qualifiers slated to commence this week. BCDA president and chief executive officer Vince Dizon, Clark Development Corp. president and


Djokovic sets sights on Golden Grand Slam

Novak Djokovic has set his sights on the Golden Grand Slam of all four majors and the Olympic title, insisting: “Everything is possible”. The world number one captured a second French Open and 19th Slam with a 6-7 (6/8), 2-6,


PSC allots P46-M for PH team in Tokyo Olympics

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) has earmarked P46.23 million to bolster the country’s medal drive in the coming Tokyo Olympics. The amount was approved Tuesday during the PSC board meeting, based on the proposed budget of the Philippine Olympic Committee.


Azkals lose match vs. China at WCQ

The Philippine Azkals lost steam midway in the second half and fell prey to China, 0-2, in the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers (WCQ) on Monday at the Sharjah Stadium in the United Arab Emirates. Despite a solid first half that


Yuka Saso 1st Pinoy US Open champ

Yuka Saso became the first Filipino ever to win a major golf event after taking home the LPGA US Women’s Open championship. Saso prevailed over Japan’s Nasa Hataoka in the sudden death playoff yesterday at the Olympic Club Lake Course


UAAP, PFF condole with Absalon’s kin

The University Athletic Association of the Philippines and the Philippine Football Federation have expressed their condolences to the family of Far Eastern University footballer, Kieth Absalon, who was killed by a mine blast believed to have been planted by the

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More OFWs needed in Abu Dhabi

Companies and businesses in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates are slowly opening, giving job opportunities to migrant workers, including overseas Filipino workers. In a virtual forum, Labor Attaché Manuel Dimaano of the Philippine Overseas Labor Office in the

El Cid: Bacolod not likely to appeal GCQ-HR status

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The city government is not likely to appeal the General Community Quarantine with Heightened Restriction status from August 1 to 15, approved by President Rodrigo Duterte Wednesday evening, Vice Mayor El Cid Familiaran said yesterday.

Youlink community channel on

BY ADRIAN P. NEMES III The Youlink Community channel and the were officially launched Friday at the Good Shepherd Training Center in Brgy. Taculing, Bacolod City. Executive producer and creative director Edu Pillora of YCC said the channel is

Duterte’s performance 8 out of 10: NegOcc dads

BY GILBERT P. BAYORAN/ADRIAN P. NEMES III From a scale of one to 10, the five years performance of Rodrigo Duterte as president got a rating of 8 from Negros Occidental officials. Giving him a performance rating of 8, Governor

Petecio assured of medal; Rule bows out of Olympics

Filipina boxer Nesthy Petecio is now assured of at least an Olympic bronze medal after beating Yeni Arias of Colombia in the women’s featherweight quarterfinals at the Kokugikan Arena in Tokyo yesterday. Despite an aggressive stance from Arias, Petecio landed