Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 10:34 p.m.
FANS planning to get prime seats for the exhibition match between the Philippine national football team Azkals and American club LA Galaxy on December 3 should expect to shell out at least P15,500.
Wednesday, November 9, 2011 - 01:12 a.m.
DESPITE its sizable delegation, the Philippines will have to forego its chances in three sports in the 26th Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia -- vovinam (Vietnamese martial art), kempo, and roller skating.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 10:28 p.m.
IN A BID to produce new crop of talents, the Philippines is eyeing to host the Youth Olympic Shooting Camp next year.
The plan has already been conveyed to Asian Shooting Confederation president Sheik Salman Al Sabah of Kuwait, said Mikee Romero, president of the Philippine National Shooting Association (PNSA).
Thursday, October 27, 2011 - 05:55 p.m.
GLOBAL football icon David Beckham, along with his teammates at the Los Angeles Galaxy, will be in the Philippines this December for an exhibition match against the national team Azkals, organizers said Thursday.
Slated at the Rizal Memorial Stadium on December 3 (7:30 p.m.), Philippine Football Federation (PFF) president Mariano Araneta expects the game to be a crowd drawer and a good training ground for the Azkals.
Wednesday, October 26, 2011 - 11:16 p.m.
SAN Beda went steady down the stretch as the defending champion annexed its record-tying 16th men’s basketball crown in the 87th National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) on Wednesday.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011 - 05:23 p.m.
SAN Sebastian’s main man Calvin Abueva edged colleagues and rivals to win his second Most Valuable Player award in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) in three seasons.
The hardworking cager from Angeles City, Pampanga clustered averages of 21.5 points, 13.6 rebounds, and 3.9 assists as he also achieved the rare feat of making it into the Mythical Five selection for the third consecutive year.
Monday, October 24, 2011 - 04:26 p.m.
WHILE San Sebastian College is focused on winning the 87th NCAA men's basketball crown this week, three of its players will have a packed schedule ahead after committing themselves to a commercial league and the national team.
Top NCAA cagers Ronald Pascual and Ian Sangalang constitute the core of the Stags, who are gunning for a 13th overall crown.
Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 05:16 p.m.
THE Philippine men’s football team Azkals clinched a relatively favorable draw for the Southeast Asian Games in November as it improved the country’s chances of cracking its first medal in the 34-year-old tournament.
In its website, the Asean Football Federation (AFF) announced that the Philippines was bracketed in Group B, joining regional powerhouse Vietnam and lightweights Timor Leste, Brunei, Malaysia, and Myanmar.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011 - 02:28 p.m.
THE Philippine women's football team Malditas has earned the respect of its more experienced opponent, Myanmar, after putting up some fierce resistance before bowing out.
"Sure we were expecting to score lots of goals but the Philippines have improved a lot and that made it tough for us," Yoshinori Kumada, the chief coach of Myanmar, said in an interview posted in the website of the Asean Football Federation late Monday.
Wednesday, October 12, 2011 - 04:35 p.m.
A RESOLUTE and beaming Phil Younghusband faced the media on Tuesday night as he offered the national football team's victory over visiting Nepal Gorkhalis to his mother who succumbed to heart attack last month.
Alongside elder brother James, Phil said the Azkals' emphatic 4-0 victory at the refurbished Rizal Memorial Stadium was a fitting tribute to the woman who encouraged them to pursue football back in England.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 - 04:58 p.m.
AS WITH any other endeavor, it will take some time for the Azkals to achieve the goal of clustering victories in the international scene, Philippine football team coach Michael Weiss said.
In his appeal to critics, Weiss said the coaching staff and the management are doing their best to develop a formidable national squad that can compete against the best in the region.
Thursday, October 6, 2011 - 04:34 p.m.
FRESH from a respectable bridesmaid finish at the Long Teng Cup in Taiwan, the Philippine football team Azkals will take on a higher-ranked Singapore Lions in a friendly encounter on Friday.
Set at the 6,000-seater Jalan Besar Stadium in Singapore, the two squads will face off for the first time since the Filipinos surprisingly drew the Singaporean side in last year's group stage matches of the Asean Football Federation (AFF) Suzuki Cup.
Monday, October 3, 2011 - 10:38 p.m.
AS HE continues to carve a name for himself in Manila’s highly competitive college basketball circuit, Ateneo’s prized bigman Greg Slaughter never fails to look back to the school that cleared the way for his success today.
Minutes after the Blue Eagles copped their fourth straight championship in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) last Saturday, Slaughter told Sun.Star that credit also goes to his former teammates in the University of the Visayas in Cebu.
Wednesday, September 28, 2011 - 03:13 p.m.
THOSE who are eager to see Ateneo de Manila's possible coronation as the champion of the 74th University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament will have to wait until Saturday.
Tuesday, September 27, 2011 - 02:05 p.m.
HE ONLY saw action for nine minutes but beanpole John Paul Erram stepped up big time to tighten the defense of defending UAAP men’s basketball tournament champion Ateneo de Manila in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals last Saturday.
Friday, September 23, 2011 - 09:21 p.m.
ONE of the greatest players in the National Basketball Association (NBA) will set foot in the Philippines next month to spearhead basketball clinics and games for budding players and sports enthusiasts.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011 - 11:41 p.m.
BY ALL indications, Ateneo de Manila coach Norman Black knows that his team’s title match with Far Eastern University (FEU) won’t be the same as last year.
Monday, September 19, 2011 - 11:21 p.m.
WHILE the whole sports community fixed its attention on the cheerdance competition last Saturday, two schools in the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) scored separate triumphs in taekwondo and beach volleyball.
Friday, September 16, 2011 - 08:24 p.m.
EVERY other day, N.A.B.F. 140-pound champion Jose "Josesito" Lopez, receives a very important phone call. It's not from his promoter or manager.
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 11:27 p.m.
THOUGH long regarded as basketball kings in this part of the globe, the Philippines, the reigning Southeast Asian champion, will soon form a team aimed at keeping the crown in Manila.
Thursday, September 15, 2011 - 11:26 p.m.
SHOWING no rust until the end, Ateneo de Manila booked a trip to the championship round for the fourth straight year after nipping University of Santo Tomas, 69-66, in the semi-finals of the 74th UAAP men’s basketball tournament Thursday.
Bannered by Cebuano bigman Greg Slaughter, the Blue Eagles went steady in the last few minutes of the final canto to counter the fiery outside shooting of the Tigers.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011 - 11:47 p.m.
PEAKING at the right time, Adamson University’s go-to guy Alex Nuyles delivered an impressive performance last Saturday to frustrate defending champion Ateneo de Manila in the 74th UAAP men’s basketball tournament.
Wednesday, September 7, 2011 - 11:17 p.m.
AFTER suffering a string of setbacks in the past two editions, a top sports official said the Philippines will fight tooth-and-nail to make it to the top three finishers of the 25th Southeast Asian Games in Indonesia.
Tuesday, September 6, 2011 - 12:06 a.m.
WHILE the Philippines eagerly awaits the prize fight between Manny Pacquiao and Juan Manuel Marquez this November, two other Mexican fighters will face Filipino pugilists in Cebu on Saturday.
Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 10:53 p.m.
FIL-American bigman Greg Slaughter uncorked his sixth double-double in the season as he led defending champion Ateneo de Manila in blasting University of the Philippines, 73-58, in the 74th UAAP men's basketball tournament Thursday.
Monday, August 22, 2011 - 11:52 p.m.
SAN Sebastian College continued its winning ways in the 87th National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) men's basketball tournament, thanks to the three hardworking players from Pampanga.
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 - 10:49 p.m.
AS THE sport that is trying to get a slice of attention from basketball loving fans, mixed martial artist Harris "Hitman" Sarmiento returns to the Philippines to square off with other talented Filipinos this Saturday.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 09:06 p.m.
WITH the way things are going lately, Ateneo de Manila’s bigman Greg Slaughter had all what it took to be the next Most Valuable Player (MVP) of the University Athletic Association of the Philippines (UAAP) men’s basketball tournament.
Saturday, August 13, 2011 - 09:05 p.m.
HARDWORKING Ian Sangalang had matured in time to post excellent plays for the San Sebastian Stags in the 87th basketball season of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
In their past two encounters, Sangalang came up with an average of 18 points, 12 rebounds and 4.5 blocks to easily bag the ACCEL-3XVI NCAA Press Corps Player of the Week.
Friday, August 12, 2011 - 11:37 p.m.
DESPITE accreditation problems, an official of the Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) expressed confidence that their sport will be classified as an Olympic event soon.