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FamilyMart’s Enderun joins PBA’s D-league

Further heightening the action in the Philippine Basketball Association Developmental League (PBA D-League), Japanese convenience store brand FamilyMart and topnotch hospitality management and business administration school Enderun Colleges, team up to form the FamilyMart-Enderun basketball team and announced their official entry to the tournament for its 2019 Aspirants Cup. Team …

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4k athletes to compete in Davaraa week-long meet

DAVAO City — Dubbed as one of the prestigious regional level athletic competitions in Davao, the 2019 Davao Region Athletic Association (Davraa) Meet formally opened last Sunday at the newly constructed P180-million UP Sports Complex in this city. An estimated 4,985 athletes from provinces and cities in the region will …

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68 riders race it out at the 2nd Butuan motocross tilt

By Erwin M. Mascariñas Correspondent .  Butuan City — Some 68 professional and amateur motorcycle riders from different parts of Mindanao battled it out at the dirt obstacle track during the second invitational motocross competition on Saturday. A motorcycle rider slams his body into another motorcycle after he crashed during …

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Pacquiao retains WBA belt, Broner rants

Senator Manny “Pacman” Pacquiao came out swinging against Adrien “The Problem” Broner at the MGM Grand Arena on Sunday (Phillipine time) completely dominating the latter in every round. In his return into a Las Vegas ring after nearly 3 years he showcased a vintage performance. Pacquiao successfully retained his World …

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Batang Pinoy games to complement Palaro

This year, the competitions of the Batang Pinoy will serve as a complementary event of the Palarong Pambansa. Philippine Sports Commission Chairman William Ramirez said this as the 2019 Batang Pinoy national and regional legs get under way next month.“The Batang Pinoy is the center of children sports development, which …

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Sepak Takraw PH team starts buildup for SEAG

Foreign exposure keys Sepak Takraw buildup for SEA Games The Sepak Takraw national team is set to join a number of international tournaments including the Arafura Games in Australia that is part of its preparation for this year’s Southeast Asian Games here. Backed by Go For Gold, the national team …

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Monsour to sports execs: Stop fighting

Stop bickering and start thinking of the gold medal in the 30th Southeast Asian Games in Manila. This was the advise of 2019 SEAG chef de mission Monsour del Rosario as he urged fellow sports officials and athletes to set aside their differences and work together to ensure the country’s …

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Cayetano to push for grassroots sports dev’t

House of Representatives Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano emphasized the need to strengthen the country’s grassroots sports development program to develop young athletes particularly in football. Deputy House Speaker Pia Cayetano leads the ceremonial kick to open the 4th Pinay in Action (PIA) All Women’s Football Cup at the Tionko Football …

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PH bags silver medals in Pencak Silat tourney

The Philippines has won two silvers in the 18th World Pencak Silat Championship, which kicked off on Thursday at the Singapore Sports Hub’s OCBA Arena. Cherry May Regalado, a bronze medalist in the 2018 Asian Games in Indonesia, finished second in the Tunggal Puti event while Jefferson Rhey Loon, James …

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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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