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Butuan skimboarding winds up with final tilt for the year

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent . Butuan City — The skimboarding community here gained grounds in the sport as they end their year with a competition in the hopes to push for better competitive spirit among emerging young talents. With 20 participants from different parts of the city, the competition ...

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Laoag to host MILO marathon finals

All is set for the staging of the 42nd MILO Marathon national finals on December 9 in Ilocos Norte’s capital city of Laoag. An estimated 12,000 runners, including 800 in the 42K elite category, are joining the country’s biggest and longest running race that will start at the Laoag Centennial ...

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Palad not banned from Chongqing Major: TNC

TNC Predator denied earlier reports that star offlaner Carlo Palad is banned from the upcoming Chongqing Major. In a statement Sunday, TNC Predator quoted the organizers of the said DOTA 2 tournament in saying “that neither TNC nor Kuku is banned from attending the Major.” However, TNC Predator bared that ...

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TNC defeats Vietnamese foe to set clash with rival Mineski

Amid the drama surrounding one of its stars, thenet.com (TNC) still showed why it is among the top Southeast Asian teams in DOTA 2. The all-Filipino side defeated Vietnamese outfit 496, 2-1, at the start of its campaign in the SEA Qualifiers of the Chongqing Major on Sunday. Despite a ...

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Vera ready for Cerilli in ONE Championship title bout

Brandon “The Truth” Vera is confident of defending his ONE heavyweight world title belt against Mauro “The Hammer” Cerilli of Italy when they meet on Friday in the ONE: Conquest of Champions at the Mall of Asia Arena in Pasay City. “I would much rather die than lose in front ...

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NIP eliminates TNC from KL Major

TNC introduced itself to the DOTA 2 community with arguably the biggest upset ever in The International. However, on Friday night, it was its turn to be at the wrong side of a stunner as the relatively unknown Ninjas in Pyjamas (NIP) made its own introduction at the Kuala Lumpur ...

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PBA pushes for reforms to improve quality in sports

By Nora Soriño Iligan City Bureau Chief and Mariz Revalez Correspondent . Iligan City — Pwersang Bayaning Pilipino (PBA) Partylist Rep. Jericho Nograles is pushing for legislative and institutional reforms to improve the quality of sports in the country. This was disclosed by Manuel Golez III, Public Policy and Public ...

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Filipino kids join int’l football training programs in Malaysia

Twelve Filipino tweeners from different regions in the Philippines landed an opportunity to further hone their football skills at the Astro Kem Bola Advanced Training camp in Malaysia through Globe Telecom’s TM Football Para sa Bayan Program. The program was held in Kuala Lumpur recently. Regarded as the second phase ...

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Two NBA icons, Parks, Beard visit Davao city

By RUBEN M. DONGZAL Davao City Bureau Chief . United State embassy sports envoys through the office of Matt Keener, cultural affairs officers, sent two National Basketball Associations (NBA) icons Cherokee Bryan Parks and Alana Monique Beard both American and former professional basketball players. Parks 6 ft 11 in (211 ...

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PSC opens 2nd inter-public school volleyball tournament

By RUBEN M. DONGZAL Correspondent . DAVAO City — The Philippine Sports Commission spearheaded the Second PSC Inter-Public School Volleyball Tournament opening ceremony at Davao City National High School Alumni multipurpose hall-gymnasium, F. Torres street, here Wednesday. This is a three-day competition ended yesterday. Last year 2017, the PSC chairman ...

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