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Solyda dominates Mavericks, 61-55

Solyda dominates Mavericks, 61-55

The boys of Solyda got a good grip and did not let go from first to fourth frame to dominate the match against the Mavericks at the ongoing United OFW Basketball League (UOFWBL), where they maintained the lead to win, 61-55. But their glory was not without rough...

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Ateneo downs UP to take Game 1 of UAAP men’s basketball finals

Ateneo downs UP to take Game 1 of UAAP men’s basketball finals

The Ateneo de Manila University Blue Eagles on Saturday, December 1, drew first blood against the University of the Philippines Fighting Maroons in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball finals. After a convincing performance...

UP alumni in the UAE ecstatic about Maroons’ victory

UP alumni in the UAE ecstatic about Maroons’ victory

DUBAI: From 0-14 a few seasons back to a formidable team in the championships fighting against powerhouse Ateneo Blue Eagles, the University of the Philippines’ Fighting Maroons appear all set to reclaim its place in history where, 32 years ago, it had its first taste...

Azkals set eyes on AFC 2019, finetune plans

Azkals set eyes on AFC 2019, finetune plans

After securing a spot in the 2018 Suzuki Cup semifinals following a recent 0-0 draw against Indonesia, at the Gelora Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta, the Philippine Men's National Football team has set its sights on the upcoming AFC 2019. The Azkals will be at the AFC...

ADFIVA hosts one-day Chairman’s Cup

ADFIVA hosts one-day Chairman’s Cup

The Abu Dhabi Filipino Volleyball Association recently held its 3rd season of their Chairman’s Cup at Emirates Heritage Club in Abu Dhabi last November 23. In attendance was Vice Consul Anna Guerra, Bayanihan Chairman Elmer Casao, together with community leaders and...

Pinoy mountain bikers join Oman showdown

Pinoy mountain bikers join Oman showdown

DUBAI: It was adventure worth the nine hours of travel, including one each at the Oman and Dubai borders. Forty-four members of the UAE Mountain Biking Team Oman Redbull participated in the “Oman Redbull Titan of the Hill Race 2018” held Nov.22 and 23 at Misfat Al...

Banayad Boys clinch UOFWBL title

Championships are always about air-tight defense. Not one to give space for free. Such was the case with the recent match between Banayad Boys and DXB Avengers at the first season of the United OFW basketball league (UOFWBL) – a fight characterized by box outs and...

Filipino fighter Jon Chris Corton bags debut win in Brave 16

The Philippine flag is raised high once again in the international sports stage as Filipino mixed martial arts (MMA) fighter Jon Chris Corton of Philippines’ Team Lakay was hailed as the victor in a unanimous decision at the recently held Brave 16 Combat Federation in...

PH Asian Games gold medalist receive P8 million

Filipino gold medalists in the recently concluded Asian Games in Indonesia did not only return home with a gold medal, they also returned with a cash prize of Php8 million. The news came after President Rodrigo Duterte ordered the government to give an additional Php1...

PH representative wins 2 medals in World Nomad Games

(Photo courtesy of Rhon Palmera) The Philippines is adding another athlete to its hall of champions after Rhon Palmera bagged two medals from the World Nomad Games. Palmera first made waves after being the lone representative to the Thirld World Nomad Games held in...

First Filipino table tennis Olympian dies at 23

(Photo from DLSU Sports’ Facebook page) The first Filipino to represent the country in the Olympics table tennis passed away on September 1, after fighting a battle with leukemia. Ian Lariba represented the country at the 2016 Olympics in Rio. She was a part of the De...

PH finishes 19th in Asian Games

The Philippines settled for 19th place after bagging a total of 21 medals during the two-week-long Asian Games 2018 held in Jakarta, Indonesia. Among the 21 medals, four are gold, two are silver while the remaining 15 are bronze medals. Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz...

Oldest athlete in Asian Games is a Filipino

Filipino-Chinese Kong Te Yang is the oldest athlete in the 2018 Jakarta-Palembang Asian Games. At 85, he can still level with other competitors in the Contact bridge game,  a trick-taking game which uses a 52-card deck. In an interview with Rappler, Yang said that he...

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BI clarifies bounds of ‘Balikbayan visa’ program

BI clarifies bounds of ‘Balikbayan visa’ program

The Bureau of Immigration (BI) reminded the public of the bounds of the "Balikbayan Program" intended for former Filipinos visiting the country. "Under Republic Act No. 6768, the one-year Balikbayan visa privilege is exclusively given to former Filipinos naturalized...

Hello 2019!

Hello 2019!

DUBAI: Pope Francis will be coming to town. The Azkals will be slugging it out against other countries in a major sporting event. A team of young innovators from Muntinlupa National High School is shortlisted for the Global High Schools category for the Zayed...

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