Thursday, July 19, 2012 - 10:07 a.m.
ATLANTIC Auto Parts shared leadership honors with Joshbianc Motors at two wins apiece in the Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 2nd conference intercolor tournament at TTHS Po Hang gym.
Last Monday, Atlantic survived the 4th quarter rally by Johann Kendrick, 96-83, as John Montemayor and Johnnyson Yu knocked in 10 points each to fend off the rally.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 09:51 a.m.
LEAGUE leader Condura used its reserves in the final half to repulse Melfern-San Dionisio, 87-68 last Sunday and claimed top spot in the elimination round of 2012 Sharp-Basketball Unified Sports Group invitational tournament at West Negros University gym.
The Ref Makers finished with a clean 5-0 slate, as guards Digol Benedicto scored 23 points and Rene Antones added 10 markers to give Condura a twice-to-beat advantage in the semis scheduled on July 22.
Monday, July 16, 2012 - 12:53 a.m.
JOSHBIANC Motors and Atlantic Auto Parts drew first blood as they posted double-digit victories in the opening games of the FIl-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. 2nd conference intercolor tournament at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Joshbianc relied on Arnol Laureño to quash the rally attempt of Johann Kendrick, 88-73 while Atlantic drubbed an undermanned Guanzon Dental Clinic, 116-97.
Friday, July 13, 2012 - 08:49 a.m.
THE Philippine Azkals drew ASEAN powerhouse Thailand and Vietnam in Group A of the AFF Suzuki Cup 2012 this coming November. Thailand is the three-time ASEAN champs while Vietnam was the 2008 title holder.
Thursday, July 12, 2012 - 09:29 a.m.
IT is going be a very hectic schedule for the Philippine Azkals starting next month as they are sharpening their skills for very competitive tournaments, especially the year-ending AFF Suzuki Cup.
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 07:00 p.m.
POWERHOUSE Condura remained the only unbeaten squad and lived up to its billing as the team to beat in the Sharp-Basketball Unified Sports Group invitational tournament at West Negros University gym.
The Ref Makers stopped Syntax on its track, 77-70 on Sunday as Homesite Basketball Organization stunned Panasonic, 84-81 for its first win after two close games against Syntax and Condura.
Friday, July 6, 2012 - 08:40 a.m.
BACOLOD City was chosen by the International Tchoukball Federation to host the 5th Asian-Pacific Tchoukball Competition slated August 3-5 at West Negros University Auditorium.
Around five hundred officials, coaches and athletes coming from ten Asian countries are expected to arrive in the city. Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Chinese Taipei, United Arab Emirates, Korea, Myanmar and Pakistan are among the countries that have confirmed participation in the tourney.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012 - 10:44 a.m.
THE greatest football team ever assembled? Is this a preview of things to come for Spain? The reigning titlists captured their third straight major football tournament with a 4-0 victory over Italy whose amazing run in the tournament has been cut short by the defending champions.
David Silva scored the first goal for Spain in the 14th minute to set the tone early. Defender Jordi Alba scored a run late in the first half to catapult Spain to a 2-0 insurmountable lead which caught the Italians off guard and desperate.
Monday, July 2, 2012 - 10:21 a.m.
THE stage is set. Spain and Italy will clash for the 2012 European Championship with both teams eyeing a piece of history and glory.
Spain, of course, is the reigning champion and World Cup holder and is trying to win its third straight major title. Italy is trying to revitalize football when it last won the World Cup in 2006.
Friday, June 29, 2012 - 08:57 a.m.
CONFIDENT Germany enters the semifinals match against Italy on a high note where it displayed tremendous offensive firepower in their previous matches, including a 4-2 annihilation of Greece in the quarterfinals.
Coach Joaquim Low’s charges scored freely in Poland and Ukraine and Italy is relying on history that it is on their side. But will it be this time?
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 09:39 a.m.
SYNTAX, Condura and Panasonic dropped their respective opponents in the Sharp-BUS Group invitational tourney at West Negros University and spoiled the fun of those who enjoyed "San Juan" earlier on Sunday.
Syntax, with only 9 players available, sent Melfern/San Dionisio reeling with a 74-62 whacking while Condura survived Homesite Basketball Organization, 90-89.
Thursday, June 28, 2012 - 09:38 a.m.
ALL eyes will be on Cristiano Ronaldo as he tries to carry Portugal on his shoulders against the titleholders Spain in the EURO 2012 semifinals.
Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque is fully aware how the volatile Ronaldo can wreck havoc to Spain’s defense.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 12:39 a.m.
ST. JOHN’S Institute Blue team defeated the Stallions, 8-5 to capture the 10-under title in the 3-on-3 finals of the 1st LNA-7 3-on-3 Basketball Challenge 2012 played at the West Negros University Gymnasium.
After a 2-all deadlock at the start of the game, SJI pulled away from the Stallions.
Tuesday, June 26, 2012 - 12:39 a.m.
I HAD been a boxing fan for more than 50 years. During my student days in Manila, I knew more about the history of boxing than the history of my country because of my subscription to Ring Magazine. But I had always believed it to be a brutal sport.
Saturday, June 23, 2012 - 10:31 a.m.
OPENING day winners Condura, Panasonic and Syntax try to duplicate its luck on Sunday, June 24 when Sharp-Basketball Unified Sports Group invitational tournament resumes at West Negros University gym here.
Syntax takes on Melfern-San Dionisio at 1 p.m. while Condura battles Homesite Basketball Organization at 2:30. Panasonic faces BACIWA at 4:00 as BUSG members and guests celebrate "San Juan" with a weekend tripleheader.
Friday, June 22, 2012 - 09:00 a.m.
NO. 3 Royal Star Trading completed its upset run, overwhelming top-seeded AACI Trading, 96-82 to be crowned Class A champs of the 2012 Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 1st conference inter-color tournament at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
In Class B action, Organic Solutions survived a late push by Jast Enterprises to claim the title, 72-65.
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 - 01:46 a.m.
A TWO-HOUR delay of the opening of Sharp-BUSG invitational tournament at West Negros University gym never dampened the spirit of those 40-Uppers celebrating Father's Day on Sunday.
Condura spoiled BACIWA's debut with a close 79-75 triumph following the ceremonial toss by Tournament Commissioner Bing Soyao to start the league.
Monday, June 18, 2012 - 11:01 a.m.
TOP-SEED AACI Trading lived up to its billing as the team to beat, holding off AACI Transport, 101-92 while No. 3 Royal Star Transport, behind Michael Ang’s heroics, upset No. 2 Huminova Tigers, 88-81 in Class A division semifinals of the 2012 Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. 1st Conference inter-color tournament at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
AACI Trading will be heavy favorites against Royal Star, as they play in the finals tonight at 8 p.m. following the championship game in Class B between No. 1 Organic Solutions and No. 3 Jast Enterprises.
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 09:02 a.m.
MOST breadwinners will celebrate Father's Day with their families in beaches, resorts and malls.
Some, however, will troop to the WNU gym as the Sharp-Basketball Unified Sports Group Invitational tournament reels off at 11 a.m. on Sunday June 17.
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 09:01 a.m.
A THREE-DAY referees clinic, through Anthony Carlo Agustin, provincial director of the Samahang Basketbol ng Pilipinas, will be held June 29, 30 and July 1 at West Negros University gym here in Bacolod City.
The seminar is in line with the SBP objective to develop a standard program to uplift the level of competitiveness in officiating. It will likewise improve the competency of those who are already in the trade and for SBP to discover fresh talents who will cover the most popular sport in the country.
Friday, June 15, 2012 - 09:01 a.m.
EVERY time Manny Pacquiao defends his title, I always wish him to lose. Just wanted to see how Mommy Dionisia reacts and for her to stop being an over indulged stage mother and her "kadramahan." Likewise, I wonder how the faces of MP's COOs, asslickers, advisers, consultants, gamblers and fortune tellers look after losing a bout.
Thursday, June 14, 2012 - 08:52 a.m.
TOP-SEED Organic Solutions and No. 3 Jast Enterprises set up a winner-take-all clash this Friday in Class B of the 2012 Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 1st conference intercolor tournament at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
In the semifinals clash last Monday, Organic Solutions won in convincing fashion and registered a 69-40 rout of JSY Transport. In contrast, Jast Enterprises came from behind to slip past number 2 Basecom, 77-73.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 - 12:40 p.m.
THE Philippine Azkals capped its three-game international friendly series with a bang, but not as loud as Azkals head coach Michael Weiss wanted it to be.
The Azkals blanked the Matao, Guam’s national men’s football team, 3-0 at the Panaad Park and Stadium yesterday, with Angel Guirado scoring the first goal at the 7th minute of the game.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 12:06 p.m.
"GUAM and the Philippines have very close ties. After the game with the Azkals, the two will be closer still,” said Guam’s head coach Gary White yesterday during the presscon at O Hotel.
I immediately warmed up to the British coach who was the first to greet me when I met him at the hotel café. Thus, I was concerned when he said that the Matao, Guam’s national men’s football team, lost almost half of their equipment during their Saturday practice at Panaad.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 12:05 p.m.
THE Matao, Guam's national men’s football team, is unfazed by the higher FIFA-ranked Philippine Azkals, as they tangle with the much-favored home team 7:00 pm today at Panaad Park and Stadium, Mansilingan, Bacolod City.
“The Azkals is a good squad but we’re up to the match. We hope the Azkals is up to us, as well,” said Matao team captain Jason Cunliffe during the press conference yesterday at O Hotel, Bacolod City.
Tuesday, June 12, 2012 - 12:03 p.m.
The Philippine Azkals will play Guam in a friendly match here in Panaad Stadium today, June 12, in front of what is expected to be another sellout crowd.
The Azkals’ two previous friendly against Malaysia and Indonesia ended up in a draw. This time, coach Hans Michael Weiss’s team will go for the all-out victory.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:25 a.m.
THE Philippine national men’s football team Azkals will rely on its much vaunted offense in their game against the national team of Guam at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Panaad Park and Stadium, Mansilingan, Bacolod City.
“We will attack early and put pressure on our opponents,” disclosed Azkals coach Michael Weiss during the press conference Sunday at Luxor Place, Bacolod City where the team is billeted.
Monday, June 11, 2012 - 10:23 a.m.
TOP Seed AACI Trading nailed the top spot in Class A, holding off No. 2 Huminova Tigers 103-97, while AACI Transport got the last semis slot routing AACI Farms 112-87 in the 2012 Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade Inc. 1st Conference intercolor tournament at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
Robbie Jalando-on delivered a game-high 28 points for Trading, as he led five of his teammates in double figures. Julius Teruel scored 19 points, Daniel Chiu and Arvin Gustilo delivered 17 points apiece, Charlton Ong had 12 points and Johann Villanueva 10 points.
Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 12:29 p.m.
SIX teams will see action when the Basketball Unified Sports Group-Sharp invitational opens June 17 at the West Negros University gym here in Bacolod City.
BACIWA, HBO (Homesite) and San Dionisio Basketball Club will join BUSG squads Condura, Panasonic and Syntax according to tournament commissioner Bing Soyao on Wednesday at WNU covered court where the Huskies practice MWF.
Saturday, June 9, 2012 - 12:28 p.m.
HUMINOVA Tigers overcame a 1st half deficit to drub AACI Farms 107-81 and Royal Star Trading held off AACI Transport 89 -81 in Class A of the 2012 Fil-Sino All Asian Countertrade 1st conference intercolor tournament at TTHS Po Hang Gym.
The Tigers are playing AACI Trading as of presstime to determine the number one team.