Category Archives: Sports

Gilas dominates India to take top seed in FIBA Asia

Wednesday, 30 September 2015 | Written by

Philippine national men’s basketball team Gilas Pilipinas clinched the top seed at the second round of FIBA Asia after routing India 99-65. Gilas shook off a cold start and finally outpaced India’s offense during the third quarter to finish their fifth consecutive win and enter the quarterfinals with a 5-1 record. Terrence Romeo led the team with a well-rounded performance,…Read More »

Gilas owns final quarter to beat Japan in Jones Cup

Thursday, 3 September 2015 | Written by

Philippine national basketball team Gilas Pilipinas firmed up their offense in the final quarter to beat Japan 75-60 on Wednesday in the 37th William Jones Cup being held in Taipei. Young stars Terrence Romeo and Moala Tautuaa, both bench players, played tough in the fourth to lift Gilas Pilipinas to a 3-1 standing, losing only to South Korea last Sunday.…Read More »

Warriors rout Cavs in Game 6, clinch 1st NBA title in 40 years

Friday, 19 June 2015 | Written by

The Golden State Warriors ended their 40-year NBA title drought Wednesday as they held off LeBron James and rest of Cleveland Cavaliers 105-97 during Game 6 of the championship series. Andre Iguodala, who scored 25 points and put up an excellent defensive wall against James, was named NBA Finals Most Valuable Player. NBA regular season MVP Steph Curry also scored…Read More »

Palace salutes Filipino athletes competing in SEA Games

Monday, 8 June 2015 | Written by

. Malacanang salutes Filipino athletes competing in the 28th Southeast Asian Games in Singapore. “Nakikiisa si Pangulong Aquino sa sambayanang Pilipino sa pagpapaabot ng dasal, suporta at pagpugay sa ating mga atletang kasalukuyang lumalahok sa ika-28 Southeast Asian Games sa Singapore,” said Presidential Communications Operations Office Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr., in a radio interview. Coloma also congratulated triathlete Ma. Claire Adorna…Read More »

Pacquiao–Mayweather tix now up for sale

Friday, 24 April 2015 | Written by

With only nine days to go, tickets are finally up for sale as organizers have ironed out issues on the distribution of tickets in the highly-anticipated fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr.   “It was a battle but finally everybody came together,” said Bob Arum, chairman of Top Rank, said in a report.   Sports news website ESPN…Read More »

There’s no stopping Pacquiao-Mayweather fight

Monday, 23 February 2015 | Written by

The long wait is over. The fight is on for Sarangani Rep. Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather Jr. Mayweather confirmed in his Twitter account that his long-awaited fight against the People’s Champ is scheduled on May 2. “For more than five years sports fans have clamored for a summit meeting between the two best fighters in the world, and after various failed…Read More »

PH Azkals vs. Thailand Suzuki Cup semi-final match on Dec. 6

Wednesday, 3 December 2014 | Written by

The Philippine Football Federation (PFF) invites football fans to support the Azkals in the first leg of their semi-finals match against Thailand in the Asean Football Federation’s (AFF) Suzuki Cup. The home match of the Philippine Azkals vs. Thailand is scheduled on Saturday, December 6, 2014 at the Rizal Memorial Football Stadium in Manila. The match will kick-off at 8:00…Read More »

Gilas Pilipinas breaks jinx, beats Senegal in historic FIBA win

Sunday, 7 September 2014 | Written by

The Philippine men’s basketball squad secured its first FIBA victory in 40 years after edging a tough Senegal team in overtime, 81-79, in the head-to-head World Cup game in Seville. Gilas Pilipinas’ Jimmy Alapag sank crucial free throws in the final seconds in overtime to carry Gilas past Senegal with naturalized center Andray Blatche fouled out of the game. Blatche…Read More »

Gilas charity game with NBA stars called off; Fans angry, confused

Wednesday, 23 July 2014 | Written by

The scheduled exhibition games between Gilas Pilipinas and some NBA stars on Tuesday and Wednesday in Manila were called off, leaving thousands of basketball fans asking for a refund. NBA stars Blake Griffin and Paul George, who are the top names headlining the event, did not also make it to Manila. The much-anticipated games are supposedly part of PLDT Home’s…Read More »

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