Bacolod eyed to host ABL games

BACOLOD City might host one of the home matches of the upcoming 2018-2019 ASEAN Basketball League, according to Alab Pilipinas team manager Charlie Dy. Defending champion San Miguel-Alab Pilipinas wants to bring the games closer to Western Visayan fans. They are also eyeing Santa Rosa in Laguna, Caloocan City in Manila, Cebu City, and Davao […]

Siblings stir gymnastics scene

SMALL BUT TERRIBLE! The phrase is cliché, but for two gymnast sisters from Miagao, Iloilo, it motivates them to make waves in the local sports scene. Siblings Tracy Claudette and Tyeisha Cayden Mande of Brgy. Kirayan Tacas, Miagao are living proofs that being small is an edge in gymnastics. The two student-athletes from Miagao Central […]

CPU tops chess, futsal tourneys

WOODPUSHERS from Central Philippine University (CPU) topped the chess tournament of the 2018 Iloilo Private Schools Athletic Association (ILOPRISAA) Meet at the CPU Educational Media Center on Nov. 12. The Centralians are the overall champion in the elementary boys’ after defeating Iloilo Scholastic Academy (ISA) and Iloilo Doctor’s College (IDC), which settled for second and […]

NOPSSCEA MEET 2018: Tay Tung notches third tiara in volleyball

Volleybelles from Bacolod Tay Tung High School (BTTHS) defended their secondary girls’ volleyball crown in the Negros Occidental Private Schools Sports, Cultural and Educational Association (NOPSSCEA) Meet after besting University of St. La Salle (USLS)-Bacolod, 3-0, at the latter’s court, Nov. 12. The three-time champions easily dismantled USLS Junior Stingers in three straight sets, 25-15, […]

MVP snatches gold in age group tilt

AN ILONGGA taekwondo jin inspired the more than 1,000 athletes in the country after clinching a golden finish against taller and bigger opponents in the 2018 National Age Group Taekwondo Championships held at the Rizal Memorial Sports covered gym in Malate Manila last Nov. 10. Playing for MVP Taekwondo Gym, Angela Joy Marie Bermejo captured […]

Football’s crazy rich Asians

By: Charles Lim HE WAS the most successful Asian owner of a topnotch professional football club in England. To Filipinos, however, and even to a majority of the Filipino football community he was still an unknown. Until tragedy struck on Saturday, October 27, 2018, at the King Power Stadium in Leicester City, England. Leicester City FC’s […]