Monday, February 21, 2011 - 11:51 a.m.
LONDON -- How about playing three consecutive matches in a day with only 30 minutes rests in between matches?
Have you played in a shooting range where there were wheel tracks lined up in the middle of the pitch?
Monday, February 21, 2011 - 11:50 a.m.
NONITO “The Filipino Flash” Donaire knocked out Mexican fighter Fernando ‘KO-Chulito” Montiel in the second round to win the WBC and the WBO bantamweight belts during the main event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Sunday.
Monday, February 21, 2011 - 11:49 a.m.
FORMER Senator Nikki Coseteng on Sunday called Philippine Amateur Swimming Association (PASA) president Mark Joseph a liar during a press conference held at the Panaad Park and Stadium Swimming Pool in Bacolod City.
Coseteng, who was the guest of honor during the 2011 Governor’s Cup National Swimming Competition, disputed the PASA head’s statement that the National Sports Association (NSA) for swimming treated all Filipinos everywhere in the world equally.
Monday, February 21, 2011 - 11:48 a.m.
NEGROS Occidental remains unbeaten after five games in the Class A of the 11th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at the Po Hang gym of Bacolod Tay Tung High School.
Jomarie Bayhon scored 21 points to lead the Province of Negros Occidental past the University of St. La Salle (USLS) in overtime, 94-86.
Monday, February 21, 2011 - 11:48 a.m.
SEED No. 3 FIDE Master (FM) Sander Severino of Silay City had an impressive performance at the start of the ongoing 9-rounds Bombi Aznar Memorial Open Chess Tournament at the Activity Center, Elizabeth Mall (Emall) in Cebu City.
Severino tied with Johnnel Balquin on the top spot with 5.5 points after a draw on the 6th round.
Meanwhile, lone Bacolod City entry Eden Tumbos struggled after the 5th round with 3 points following a strong start with 2 points in 2 rounds.
Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 03:09 a.m.
JUST a day before the much-awaited Nonito "The Filipino Flash" Donaire- Fernando "KO-Chulito" Montiel fight for the World Boxing Council (WBC) and World Boxing Organization (WBO) bantamweight titles Sunday at the Mandalay Bay Resort Hotel & Casino Events Center, local boxing analysts predict victory for the Filipino slugger.
Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 03:08 a.m.
Around 800 age-groupers from forty-two teams all over the province are set to see action in the Annual NOVA-USLS-VSO-NOCSF Age-Group Volleyball Championships which kick off 8:30 a.m. Saturday at the University of St. La Salle (USLS) Covered Court in Bacolod City.
Saturday, February 19, 2011 - 03:07 a.m.
While the 8th National Private Schools Athletics Association (PRISAA) games has already been reset from its original schedule this month to April 10 to 16 in Zamboanga City, the call for immediate reorganization in the association’s leadership remains strong as nine member-schools confirmed their decisions to boycott this year’s edition of the event.
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 10:38 a.m.
LONDON -- San Miguel Corporation (SMC) is the Philippine’s biggest conglomerate. The richest company in the country has interests and investments in food and drinks industry, transport industry and many more multi billion peso firms.
Unfortunately however, the company made famous by San Miguel Beer have zero investments in the sports we call the beautiful game.
Now, it maintains four teams in the Philippine Basketball Association (PBA). The company owns B-Meg (Purefoods), Powerade (Coca Cola), Ginebra San Miguel and San Miguel Beer.
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 10:37 a.m.
THE Talisay Minulu-an Football Club (TMFC) emerged as champions in the Men’s Open and Under-14 Girls division in the recently-concluded Mayor Doc Eric 7-A-Side Charter Day Football Festival held February 12-13 at the Carlos Hilado Memorial State College (CHMSC) and Talisay City football pitches, respectively.
Host-TMFC Team-A won over TMFC Team-A Team-B, 1-0 to bag the men’s open division as the University of St. La Salle (USLS) Men’s Varsity-A settled for second runner-up.
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 10:36 a.m.
ESD Hurricane/ASSFBI vaulted with 1,053 pinfalls to keep its grasp of the No.1 post in the premiere division of the Top’s Invitational Open Trio Bowling Tournament at the New Top’s Millennium Plaza Alley in Bacolod City.
Averaging 1,032 pinfalls per round, the ESD Hurricane stayed top spot of the division after six-round garnering a total of 6,196 pinfalls followed by the Easyweld/NPBC with 6,039.
Occupying the third and fourth positions are Amor Silverado of Cecil Silverio and the Silverado I with 6,021 and 6,009, respectively.
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 10:36 a.m.
FIDE Master (FM) Sander Severino and Shell Active Chess Champion Marvin Ting are set to see action in the two Cebu chess tournaments, the 1st Bombi Aznar Memorial Open Chess Tournament which scheduled February 19-21 and the Cebu City Charter Day Open Chess Tournament on February 26-28, 2011.
These tournaments are all scheduled to be played at the Elizabeth Mall in Cebu City.
Friday, February 18, 2011 - 10:35 a.m.
JOHANN Kendrick (JK)-Kuppa is still on the top of the team standing after a 19-point victory over Simis Pastries, 89-70 in the Class B action of the 11th Tan Kek Pin Memorial Basketball Cup at the Po Hang Gym of Bacolod tay Tung High School.
JK-Kuppa, now with 3-0 win-loss card, remained the only unbeaten team in the tourney as the Simis and Phoenix Lubricants are tied with 2-1 while Nhojs Sportswear has a single win against 2 losses.
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 03:40 a.m.
CLOSE to five hundred swimmers from different regions in the Philippines, including the 200 tankers from Negros Occidental, converge in Bacolod City on Saturday, February 19, 2011 as the 2011 Governor's Cup National Swimming competition unfolds at the Panaad Stadium's swimming pool in Barangay Mansilingan, Bacolod City.
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 03:37 a.m.
THE two-day "Mayor Ramos Torres Cup" Invitational Open Trio Bowling Championship is set to unfold tomorrow, February 18, 2011 at the Super Lanes of the Goldenfield Commercial Complex in Bacolod City.
Ricardo Abellar, Jr. of the Bago City Bowlers Association said that the event is one of the activities lined-up in celebration of the city's 45th Charter Anniversary.
Thursday, February 17, 2011 - 03:36 a.m.
THE current Philippine flyweight champion Arthur 'El Matador' Villanueva of Top Prime Stable is set to put his champion belt at stake against Baguio City's Samuel Apuya in a 12-round clash on February 26, 2011 at 3pm at the Casino Filipino Hotel, Bacolod.
The 22-year-old Villanueva, who hails from Bago City, is undefeated with a 14-0 win-loss card in which 10 of his victories came by way of knockout.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 03:11 a.m.
BACOLOD City proves to be a prime venue for international sports competitions as it plays host to the 2011 Asia Pacific Little League Softball Regional Tournament set on June 24-30 at the University of St. La Salle (USLS) grounds.
This was confirmed through an official communication dated January 7 addressed to Mayor Evelio Leonardia from Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Commissioner and Little League Philippines (LLP) District Administrator Jolly Gomez.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 03:10 a.m.
FRESH from winning the Bayawan City Beach Volleyball tournament, the University of St. La Salle (USLS) Lady Stingers will see action at the upcoming 8th Paraw Regatta National Women's Beach Volleyball Tournament.
The event will happen on February 19 to 20 at the Joe III Garden in Arevalo District, Iloilo City. It is part of the special events for the 39th Paraw Regatta Festival, which kicked off Sunday.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011 - 03:10 a.m.
THIS year's 8th National Private Schools Athletics Association (Prisaa) games earlier scheduled February 20 to 26 in Manila was reset to April 10 to 16 in Zamboanga City, following clamors of reorganization in the association's leadership.
After the recent meeting of Western Visayas Prisaa member schools in Iloilo City, the University of St. La Salle in Bacolod City and the University of San Agustin in Iloilo had already confirmed that they will boycott the games.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 09:51 a.m.
PHILIPPINE Badminton Association (PBA) president and former first lady Amelita ‘Ming’ Ramos in a communication sent to Sun.Star-Bacolod disclosed that she has already decided to turn over the association’s leadership to Vice President Jejomar Binay.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 09:47 a.m.
THE ESD Hurricane/ASSFBI exploded with 1,023 pinfalls to steal the spotlight in the premiere division of the Top’s Invitational Rated & Non-rated Open Trio Bowling Tournament over the weekend at the New Top’s Millennium Plaza Alley in Bacolod City.
Candles/Alimon Steel and Davies Fusion I kept the top posts in the non-rated and women’s division.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 09:44 a.m.
MARIO Flores scored 6.5 points (26.0 tie break points) to grab the Barangay Bata Amateur Chess Tournament crown held over the weekend at the Lady of Lourdes Parish School in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City.
Flores pocketed P2,500 cash prize and a trophy.
Tuesday, February 15, 2011 - 09:43 a.m.
IT WAS all University of St. La Salle (USLS) showdown in the just-concluded Beach Volleyball Tournament finals at Bayawan City, Negros Oriental after the Lady Stingers Team A and B tussled for the crown.
USLS Team B of Sherly Denila and Kay Aplasca dumped sister team USLS Team A of Patty Orendain and Charmaine Moralde, 25-21, 25-10 and pocketed the top prize of P8,000 and a trophy from City Mayor Rene G. Gaudiel and Vice-Mayor and event coordinator James Ludweg I. Geconcillo.
Monday, February 14, 2011 - 02:28 a.m.
IT WAS an exciting seesaw championship game last Saturday, February 12, 2011 as Fellowship Table Tennis Club’s Jeff V. Pulohanan survived a 5-setter match over his teammate Kyle Andrew Watts to grab the 10 and under boys division crown of the 2nd Marell’s Cup Age-Group table Tennis Tournament at the LOPTTA Event Center.
Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 02:37 a.m.
TWO-zero. One more to go.
Enough words to describe the Azkals's rise to stardom.
Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 02:33 a.m.
FOR 21 years, Negros Volleyball Association Inc. (Nova) along with the Negros Occidental Sports Foundation (NOCSF) has become the pillar in implementing the grassroots development program in volleyball as well as producing top caliber players from Negros Occidental.
Today, 800 age-groupers from different schools, clubs, towns and cities in the province are set to take their debut as the Annual Nova-NOCSF Age-Group Volleyball Championships opens at the University of St. La Salle (USLS) Covered Court in Bacolod City.
Saturday, February 12, 2011 - 02:32 a.m.
UNDERDOG Bacolod Tay Tung High School will watch and wait who will win between University of Negros Occidental Recoletos and St. Joseph High School-La Salle in their 4:30 p.m. match on Saturday at Po Hang gym of BTTHS.
The Blue Dragons, 82-81 winner over the SJHS-LS Knights, will square off with the Recoletos aspirants on Sunday at 1 p.m. as NOPSSCEA quarterfinal of this developmental resume this weekend. A victory for the Junior Rams on Saturday will render its game against Tay Tung for placing as to who will top in Bracket B.
Friday, February 11, 2011 - 01:10 a.m.
THE Azkals fever is not yet over as the football hype continues with the two-day 1st Doc Eric 7-a-Side Charter Day Football Festival scheduled to open on February 12 at the Talisay City football fields.
Friday, February 11, 2011 - 01:09 a.m.
ONE hundred woodpushers are expected to draw first move as Barangay Bata Amateur Chess Tournament unfolds Saturday, February 12, at the Lady of Lourdes Parish School in Barangay Bata, Bacolod City.
Thursday, February 10, 2011 - 11:04 a.m.
CONSIDERED as a basketball-crazed country, the Philippines turned a different page in its sports history Wednesday night as the Philippine Football Team-Azkals defeated the Mongolian Team - Blue Wolves at the Panaad Park and Stadium.
The overwhelming crowd of an estimated 25,000 people inside the stadium as well as the thousands more spectators watching on the wide screens outside the venue and the millions of fans glued to their TV sets last night proved one thing – the Filipinos are also for football.