Chan's mentor confident of ward’s stint with Gilas

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 02:11 p.m.

THE Philippine men’s basketball team has barely a month of fine tuning before they fly to Spain for the Fiba World Cup on August 30 to September 14, and Bacolod-born cage Jeffrei Allan "Jeff" Chan is among the Gilas called to render national duty.

Chan, a three-point artist, started his playing years at University of St. La Salle from grade school up to high school under coach Troy Sarabia, a former Stinger himself.

Monico Cup ends on Sunday

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 02:10 p.m.

SEMIFINALISTS Barangay 10 and Singcang will finally settle who is the best when they tangle at 3 p.m. on Saturday as the 8th Monico Cup comes to a close the next day at the Bays Center in Bacolod City.

Barangays 18 and 19 have a score to settle at 4:30 p.m. in the other semifinal match each hoping to take center stage in the championship next day.

Silay tankers shine in 8th SJI swim fest

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 02:09 p.m.

THE Silay City Swimming Team bagged 19 medals in the 8th SJI Monsignor’s Cup Swim Fest held at Panaad Sport Complex in Bacolod City recently.

Most bemedalled swimmer Alexi Kouzenne Cabayaran took home 3 gold medals and a silver.

Top Prime Stable boss airs views on Nardo's 2nd loss

Thursday, July 31, 2014 - 02:09 p.m.

REV. Henry Guanzon, chief of Top Prime Stable, aired his thoughts following the defeat of his ward, reigning Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) super bantamweight champion Jerry “Dangerous” Nardo.

Dangerous’ 19 wins, 5 losses with 10 KOs record was dented after he suffered another setback in his title bid against newly-crowned World Boxing Union (WBU) lightweight champion Brett William Smith (19 wins, a draw and 2 losses with 9 KOs) of Australia over the weekend in the ACE Boxing’s “The Last Stand” held in Queensland, Australia.

Johns' Cup

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 02:02 p.m.

THE Jones Cup in Taiwan is held in memory of a former Fiba chief whose controversial decision to reset the three seconds clock twice in the 1972 Olympic final match between the United States and Russia made him infamous.

The Americans refused to accept the silver medals putting a dent in the quadrennial solidarity games in Munich where Israeli athletes were gunned down by terrorists.

Fil-German Ott joins Ceres-La Salle FC

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 02:01 p.m.

MULTI-TITLED Ceres-La Salle FC continues its build up and is expected to be one of the star-studded clubs in the First Division when the United Football League (UFL) season kicks off later this year.

The Bacolod-based UFL Division 2 champion and back-to-back PFF-Smart Club Men's Championship titlist has signed up another standout to its roster making it tougher when the campaign starts.

Estaniel, Velez get foreign assignments

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 02:01 p.m.

FIFA officials Dennis Estaniel and Jeffrey Velez of Negros Occidental are set to go abroad middle of August for their respective assignments.

A principal at the Montevista Elementary School, Estaniel is flying to Malaysia for the Fifa-sanctioned Futuro Referee Instructors' Course from August 13 to 18.

Young booters show promise in Dynamic FL 2nd conference

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:55 p.m.

THE 2nd Conference of Dynamic Football League (DFL) kicked off Sunday with hundreds of young footballers in Bacolod City and Negros Occidental converging at the Panaad Park and Stadium to begin their quest for the league's prestigious U11 and U13 titles.

The tournament, which runs until September, saw a renewed interest in the sport as hundreds of spectators, mostly parents and relatives, woke up early to be part of the opening rites.

KMH-Boysen leads by seven

Tuesday, July 29, 2014 - 12:55 p.m.

ARCHITECT Christian Yu managed his Kami Mga Huben (KMH)-Boysen Painters to stay on top of the 10-team 2014 Scoop-Bacolod Non-Rated Trio Bowlfest at Negros Super Lanes (NSL) at Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City after Thursday's schedule.

KMH-Boysen has accumulated 2,880 pinfalls after rolling 954 on lines of 307, 314, and 333.

Hanah cadet girls win over-all crown in 38th Smart Nationals

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 02:29 p.m.

HANAH-AMTC Taekwondo Team cadet girls’ novice won the over-all title in the 38th Smart National Taekwondo Championships over the weekend at the Ninoy Aquino Memorial Stadium in Manila.

Huskies spoil Marals, 40 Aces in Tri-City

Monday, July 28, 2014 - 02:29 p.m.

SHARP-Basketball Unified Sports Group proved to be unforgiving hosts by beating Dumaguete Professionals and 40 Aces of Cebu in a pair of friendlies at JGC Activity Center in Bacolod City Saturday.

6 teams to kick off Dynamic FL games

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:19 a.m.

YOUNG footballers from Don Bosco Technical Institute will wake up early tomorrow Sunday to participate in the Dynamic Football League second conference which kicks off at 8:30 a.m. at the Panaad Stadium in Bacolod City.

2nd Visayas Jr. tablenet qualifier set this weekend

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:18 a.m.

THE 2nd Visayas Junior Table Tennis Qualifying Tournament which opened Friday will run until Sunday at the Loptta Training Center in Bacolod City.

10 teams to see action in SJI memorial basketball

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:18 a.m.

TEN teams will see action in the 6th Msgr. John Liu and Msgr. John Su Memorial Basketball Cup which opens today at the Msgr. John Liu Actitivites Center of the St. John’s Institute (SJI).

Boysen leading Scoop non-rated trio bowling

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 11:17 a.m.

KAMI Mga Hubin/Boysen kept the upper hand as Bago City Strikers trailed them in the ongoing 2014 Sports Communicators of the Philippines (Scoop) Non-Rated Trio Bowling Extravaganza at the Super Lanes of the Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City.

Bacolod fighters to see action in Cobra boxing

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 02:02 p.m.

BACOLOD’S pride Juren “Turbo” Labordo (12-1 win, 8 KOs) aims to further establish his name in Philippine boxing when he steps up the ring in the co-main event of the ALA Promotion’s Cobra Energy Drink Tunay na Lakas Boxing on July 26, Saturday at the Island City Mall in Tagbilaran City,

U16 girls national team tryouts set August 2, 3

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 02:02 p.m.

TOP young footballers to don the national colors in the upcoming Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U16 Girls Regional Championship 2015 Qualifiers on October 4 to 13 will join a national tryout for Visayas on August 2 and 3 at the San Julio Realty Football Field in San Carlos City.

Scoop Trio Duckpin for non-rated slated

Friday, July 25, 2014 - 02:02 p.m.

SCOOP-Bacolod's Trio Duckpin Festival for non-rated bowlers is all set to go tomorrow at Lopue's East Bowling Center at Barangay Villamonte in Bacolod City.

Himamaylan boxer wins lone gold for PHL in China Open

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 01:21 p.m.

HIMAMAYLAN City's Ian Clark Bautista won the only gold for the Philippine Boxing Team in the just-concluded 2014 China Open International Boxing Tournament at Guizhou Gymnasium in Guiyang Province, China.

Bautista, gold medal winner in last year’s Asian Confederation Youth Boxing Championships, topped the men’s flyweight division against South Korean and Chinese boxers.

Active Solid-Silverado takes trio bowlfest lead

Thursday, July 24, 2014 - 01:20 p.m.

ACTIVE Solid Strikers Fellowship Bowlers, Inc. (ASSFBI)-Silverado rolled 1,006 pinfalls to lead the ongoing eight-round 2014 Scoop-Bacolod Non Rated Trio Bowlfest at the Negros Super Lanes (NSL) at Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City .

Cecil Silverio and his squad registered the highest single with 365 and followed up with 340 and 301 as Orly Guiljon, Nonoy Gatila, and Johann Genolos blazed the lanes.

Sharp-BUS Group hosts tri-city games

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - 02:47 p.m.

CEBU and Dumaguete professional ball clubs will be hosted by Sharp-Basketball Unified Sports (BUS) Group on Saturday at the EMB gym in Rosario Street, Bacolod City.

War of hues

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 03:44 p.m.

COLLEGE basketball is back and fans are excited again to see their idols in the favorite sport of Pinoys, not necessarily that of PNoy, in different colors.

Filsports caging set to open November

Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 03:43 p.m.

BASKETBALL remains the Philippines’ No.1 sports as another league is scheduled for launching this coming November – the FBA Unity Games.

‘King,’ ‘Azukal’ ready for Dubai

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 03:33 p.m.

BACOLOD City-hailed Genesis “Azukal” Servania and Bago City-born “King” Arthur Villanueva are all set to make another chapter in their career as they are scheduled to see action for the “Pinoy Pride 27: Duel in Dubai” on August 29 at the Dubai International Convention Center.

Nardo loses title bid again

Monday, July 21, 2014 - 03:33 p.m.

REIGNING Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) super bantamweight champion Jerry Nardo (19 wins, 5 losses with 10 KOs) of Escalante City, Negros Occidental seems to be losing his monicker.

8th Monico Cup semis rescheduled to Aug. 2

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 12:20 p.m.

THE top four teams have a bonus two weeks to rest, plan more, practice their plays, and pray they win on August 2.

5th Dumaguete Adventure reels off in November

Saturday, July 19, 2014 - 12:19 p.m.

THOUSANDS of marathon runners across the country and abroad are expected to converge in Dumaguete City when this year’s Dumaguete Adventure Marathon (DAM) Challenge reels off on November.

Nardo eyeing WBU title in Australia tomorrow

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 02:43 p.m.

REIGNING Philippine Boxing Federation (PBF) super bantamweight title- holder Jerry “Dangerous” Nardo attempts to take a world title for the second time when he goes up against Australian Brett William Smith (18 wins, a draw and 2 losses with 9 KOs) in the ACE Boxing’s “The Last Stand” in Queensland, Australia on July 19.

The world title fight is for the vacant World Boxing Union (WBU) lightweight division.

Dynamic FL opening rescheduled to July 27

Friday, July 18, 2014 - 02:42 p.m.

THE Dynamic Football League (DFL) 2nd Conference opening has been reset to July 27 at the Panaad Park and Stadium, tournament chairman Andrew Infante said.

Twenty-four teams are expected to join with 16 squads in the Under 13 and 8 in the Under 11.

Catching Up

Thursday, July 17, 2014 - 12:30 p.m.

LEBRON James' return to Cleveland means only one thing – he wants to have a championship ring with the Cavaliers.

Saying goodbye to Dwayne Wade and Chris Bosh is not difficult. After all, the King and his two friends have given Miami two NBA championships in four finals appearances.

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